Originally Posted by arthur stead
His sleight of hand skill was incredible. I long ago gave up trying to perfect a back palm … and nowadays with old age, Arthur-itis and Tendonitis, it’s improbable that I’ll ever be able to learn.
But even more impressive (for me) was this fellow’s presentation. Superb story-line, acting ability, stage presence, synchronization to music, and the originality of his concept. Like you said, Ray: it drew you in and held you in suspense.
For me, presentation tops skill. I’ve always believed that one could take the simplest of effects … for example, even the lowly Coloring Book … and with proper presentation, turn it in to a miracle.