The Science Behind THE GHOST by Jim Steinmeyer - Book

Price $65.00

+ Earn $3 reward points [What are these?]

 Shipping Time: Ships within 24 hours!
HURRY! - Only 2 left!



Add to Cart:




Pepper's Ghost was the remarkable Victorian invention which allowed three-dimensional ghosts to walk onstage with actors. A beautiful new edition of "Two Lectures on Theatrical Illusion," Jim's book combines his lectures, "The Science Behind The Ghost" and "Discovering Invisibility." The book is the only complete history of Pepper's Ghost, containing the full evolution of this incredible Victorian invention, diagrams, variations, calculation of sightlines, patent drawings, and photographs.

It details the developments from the 1860s to the latest uses of Pepper's Ghost in Disney theme parks and modern concerts and stage shows. Today Pepper's Ghost is used to create "holograms" onstage and create special projection effects, like the appearance of Tupac at the Coachella Music Festival. This book (highly sought-after in the now out-of-print editions) explains the important principles as used by a wide variety of inventors and performers. Included is "Discovering Invisibility," the evolution of silvered mirror illusions, as used by the great magicians.

189 pages, 8 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches, fully illustrated with diagrams of the principles, and color hardcover.

 





This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 14 August, 2014.

Stacks by SansMinds Creative Lab - DVD
Sign Up for our Newsletter

Ask a question about the The Science Behind THE GHOST by Jim Steinmeyer - Book





Login

New Products

Gymnastic Deck - Bicycle
Gymnastic Deck - Bicycle
$28.00
Sale: $21.00
Save: 25% off

Testimonials

Awesome Shop

I have purchased quite a few things from MJM in the past 2 months and they have never let me down. The shipping is fast and the tricks are amazing. I...
Read More ->


Quick Response

Thank you, Jeff, for your quick response to my question. I was a first-time customer and needed assistance before I made my purchase. You made it...
Read More ->


The Time Warp Trick

The Effect: Order something on 5/10/07 using standard free shipping. Have it arrive, in perfect condition, for a great price, and exactly as...
Read More ->


The Best

MJM = The best customer service and products around.
Read More ->


Magic of customer service

I recently made my first order with MJM Magic, and I wish I had found their store earlier!!! Jeff, and his wonderful staff, make purchasing magic via...
Read More ->


Have an Effect?

Submit A Trick