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Topic: Cardini
Message: Posted by: Kozmo (Jul 15, 2008 09:20AM)
I'm looking for footage of cardini....anyone have footage? PM me

Message: Posted by: David Charvet (Jul 30, 2008 07:18AM)
Go to YouTube and search "Cardini". His performance on Producer's Showcase (1957) is there. However, it's not his entire act that he did in vaudeville and clubs.
Message: Posted by: emeline (Jul 31, 2008 09:59AM)
Hi Tedb.

Have a look at the web site http://www.archive.org.

Message: Posted by: Dave Dorsett (Jul 31, 2008 11:15AM)
Try these on for size... both apparently put up by Cardini's descendants


Message: Posted by: The Old Man (Aug 4, 2008 11:22AM)
As noted there just ain't much available. But the little that we have shows us was a great entertainer he was. Perhaps the defintion of a great magician is--a great entertainer who used magic to entertain.

I was also watching some of the material that's out there on Slydini. Bow down to the greats, we may never see their like again.
Message: Posted by: Daveandrews (Aug 4, 2008 05:55PM)
We will not ever see their like again .. on the shoulders of giants, and all that.

Message: Posted by: London (Jan 1, 2009 10:26PM)
There is or was a guy in Ohio north of myself ( I am in Cincinnati) that was taught the entire act by Cardini himself. I cannot remember the guys name and don't know if he is even still alive. If anyone else knows please let me know. Thanks.
Message: Posted by: Bill Palmer (Jan 2, 2009 11:08AM)
Check with Howie Schwarzman. Howie knew Swan.
Message: Posted by: hugmagic (Jan 2, 2009 06:50PM)
Do we know when about this guy from Ohio was taught the act? 50's 60's 70's. Did he ever do the act or just a hobbiest with a lot of money?

Maybe Bill Brewe can shed more light on this. Tell Bill hi for me.