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Build Your Own Illusions
BUILD YOUR OWN ILLUSIONS - $29.85
88 page book with illustrations that will help you build your own illusions for the finest in quality magic.
By Jim Sommers
RA23

Illusions
HAUNTED ILLUSIONS #1 - $69.00
By Paul Osborne
Over 30 illusion building plans specifically selected for haunted attractions!
A great buy when compared to purchasing the individual illusions contained in the book.
This book contains secrets of magic and may NOT be returned!
RA136

Illusions
ILLUSION SYSTEMS BOOK #1 - $36.00
By Paul Osborne
Over eighty pages of building tips, what tools to buy, how to paint, and even the work.
Plus you receive full building plans on seven easy to construct illusions: Flash Appearance, Palanquin, Queen's Cut, Chest of Nefertari, Costume Trunk & Chest of Enchantment.
RA106

Illusions
ILLUSION SYSTEMS BOOK #2 - $38.50
By Paul Osborne
Over ninety-seven full illusion pages plus ideas from many of the greats like Micky Hades, Paul Driscoll, Tony Spina, and many more.
Features literally hundreds of illustrarions, and many never before seen illusion plans.
RA109

Illusions
ILLUSION SYSTEMS BOOK #3 - $38.50
By Paul Osborne
Over 100 pages loaded with information for the magic builder, historian, and performer with never before seen illusions and photos.
Has a chapter on "QUICKIES", illusions to construct out of cardboard or scrap wood...even details on the "GIRL IN THE LIGHTBULB."
This book is a must!
RA107

Illusions
ILLUSION SYSTEMS BOOK #4 - $40.25
By Paul Osborne
Over 130 pages with hundreds of tips from Magic Super Stars such as: Tom Mullican, David Seebach, and many more.
Hundreds of drawings and photos.
RA110

Illusions
ILLUSION SYSTEMS BOOK #5 - $52.25
By Paul Osborne
This book features a comprehensive history of the evolution of illusions as well as Paul's personal story that led him to a career of creating, designing and producing illusion shows for larfe theme parks.
RA108


THE PAUL OSBOURNE ILLUSION SYSTEM PLANS
These are real blueprints that are drawn to scale...each plan has a comprehensive rundown on materials needed, and even performance details.
FINEST PLANS AVAILABLE!
Illusion Plans may not be returned!


Zig Zag Illusion
THE ZIG-ZAG ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
One of the most popular illusions for magicians!
A woman steps into the cabinet and two solid metal blades are inserted. The middle section is slid over on a small tray while her face, hands and foot remain in full view!
New improved version allows you to break down the illusion and carry it in the back of your car!
Includes detailed instructions on painting and the center sliding section.
LB141

Headless Lady
THE HEADLESS LADY ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
This is a familiar sideshow 'display' type illusion.
The performer exhibits a young lady who, through some horrible accident, has lost her head, yet she remains alive by an intricate set up of tubes and wires running to a built-in life support system.
Ideal for haunted houses, side shows, or exhibit displays.
May be viewed up close and defies explanation from the layman's point of view.
LB133

Head on Sword
HEAD ON SWORD ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A young lady's disjointed head is seen resting on a sword placed on a decorative throne chair.
It is evident to all watching that there is nothing under, over or around her head.
...A great illusion to use in conjuction with "Headless Lady" #LB133 pictured above!
LB134

Spidora
SPIDORA ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
The living spider lady!
The illusion of a real young lady's head attached to a giant spider's body is perfect.
A display-type illusion. Variety and angles should be considered in its placement.
Great for haunted houses!
LB139

Mummy
THE MUMMY'S SARCOPHAGUS ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A great appearance prop!
A tall upright case is opened to reveal another set of doors. These are opened to reveal a wrapped mummy. The mummy is removed and a set of back doors are opened to permit a clear view through the prop.
All is returned to normal, and when the doors are opened again out steps a real mummy!
This illusion just looks magical!
LB136

Cabinet
NEW WAVE MODERN CABINET ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Smaller than older versions, this illusion produces one person or can vanish or exchange!
Can be preformed surrounded.
Breaks down flat for easy transport!
LB189

Boxes
STACK OF BOXES ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
This illusion is one of the most versatile productions in Magic!
One by one, each box is stacked upon the other until a cabinet is formed. After rotating the boxes for all to see, the magician claps his hands, the front of the cabinet opens and out steps your lovely assistant!
Many variations can be used!
Can be performed up close and surrounded.
LB181

Burned Alive
BURNED ALIVE ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
One of the true classics of magic, this illusion has been reengineered for a faster and smoother presentation.
A girl is seemingly cremated in a somber looking coffin, leaving only her skeletal remains.
Can be performed surrounded!
Plans also cover fabricating the skeleton!
LB140

Crush
CRUSH ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
This illusion adds flash and suspense to any magic production!
A giant cage containing a gorilla is lowered on top of your assistant, yet she escapes the crush by vanishing!
The gorilla dips down into the prop, vanishes and in it's place appears your smiling assistant!
LB137

Shred Her
SHRED HER ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
If you're looking for something different, this is it!
Your assistant or a member of the audience, is pierced by 25 glistening spikes. . .only to survive the ordeal!
This new update of the original concept can be performed up close and surrounded!
LB138

Nefertari
CHEST OF NEFERTARI ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A familiar illusion with a new look!
Your assistant slides her head in to the Egyptian styled cabinet and fifteen swords are thrust into the cabinet from all sides.
When the front doors are opened, her head has vanished!
All is reversed and your assistant emerges unharmed.
Can be perfomed up close and surrounded!
LB135

Super Suspension
SUPER SUSPENSION ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Your hypnotized assistant is laid on a beautiful Egyptian alter.
Slowly and carefully the side braces are removed and the center drape is lifted up to reveal that she is in fact resting in the air!
Cannot be performed surrounded, but may be done outdoors.
A great publicity photo!
LB194

The Hindu Basket
THE HINDU BASKET ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Can be performed close-up and surrounded!
Assistant stands in a small basket and is covered with a decorative cloth. Slowly, her form seems to melt into the basket as the cloth is removed and a lid put on. Four swords are inserted through the basket and a bamboo pole is thrust through the top. To further prove that she has vanished, the swords are removed and the magician actually steps in and sits in the basket. The cloth is reintroduced and the assistant makes a re-appearance from the tiny basket.
LB142

The Center Cutting
THE CENTER CUTTING ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Assistant is laid on a thin table and covered by a shallow box so that only her head and feet are showing. Four thin metal blades are introduced and pushed into her midsection cutting her in thirds. The middle section is then removed for a sensational effect.
All is then reversed and the assistant emerges unharmed.
Can be performed surrounded.
LB161

The New Asrah
THE NEW ASRAH ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Updated version of the time tested Asrah Illusion!
Your covered assistant rises slowly into the air and then vanishes!
The "switch" for the form is greatly simplified and the rigging is fast and easy to install.
Cannot be performed surrounded and should include stage lighting to enhance the effect.
LB160

The Ark of Tibet
THE ARK OF TIBET ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Your assistant is produced from an empty chest resting up on it's crate.
Featuring an all new principle in magic devised by Paul Osbourne for one of his many live magic productions.
Can be performed up close and surrounded.
LB155

The Arm Amputation
THE ARM AMPUTATION ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
One of the most shocking illusions out there!
The audience watches in horror as your assistant seemingly loses an arm!
LB246

The Assistants Revenge
THE ASSISTANT'S REVENGE ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
The magician locks his assistant in neck stocks, leather straps and ankle locks.
A curtain is pulled over the unit, hiding the assistant from view. But wait! Somehow, we now see the assistant pulling the curtain and the magician is locked up!
You really have to see this one to believe it!
Can be performed surrounded.
LB174

Backstage with the Magician
BACKSTAGE WITH THE MAGICIAN ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
This concept revolves around being backstage at the magic show.
The audience thinks they see the magician's assistant sneak from one empty cabinet to another but when both boxes are nested, out pops someone else!
LB199

The Banner Nest of Boxes
THE BANNER NEST OF BOXES ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Your assistant enters carrying a tray with a small box on it. The box is opened revealing another smaller box and yet another third box.
Into the smallest box, a dove is placed and the other two boxes are nested back together. The magician covers the small box, tosses it into the air and poof! The dove and box have vanished!
The magician then reveals the contents of the other two boxes, which now contain the smallest box and it's special passenger!
This illusion cannot be performed surrounded.
LB183

The Blade Box
THE BLADE BOX ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A true classic of magic!
An assistant is laid to rest in the cabinet as the front and top are closed. Several blades are inserted into the top. Yet, once the blades are removed, the assistant appears unharmed and still laying in the cabinet!
This illusion can be performed up close and surrounded.
LB186

Broom Susupension
BROOM SUSPENSION ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Performed by such magicians as Richiardi and Siegfried & Roy, this is almost the perfect illusion!
The magician asks his assistant to stand on a small stool. He then puts her into a trance and as she begins to lean to the left, a broom is placed under her arm for support. The stool is then removed leaving the assistant floating in the air, resting only on the broom's straw!
This illusion can be performed up close and surrounded.
LB157

Bryce's Screen
BRYCE'S SCREEN ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
One of the most versatile illusions you will ever own!
Can be used to vanish, produce or exchange your assistant!
Your assistant enters the screen as it is folded into a cabinet. The screen is then opened revealing someone else or revealing nothing at all!
Can be performed up close and surrounded.
LB251

Classic Doll House Illusion
CLASSIC DOLL HOUSE ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A small doll house is displayed empty to the audience from all sides. The house is opened, revealing your assistant inside the house!
A very versatile illusion prop!
Can be performed surrounded and close up.
LB245

Oriental Doll House
ORIENTAL DOLL HOUSE ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A variation on the classic doll house.
As your assistant is produced from a tiny, empty house all the sides of the house fall down leaving your assistant standing on a flat base.
Can be performed surrounded and close up.
LB144

Candy Doll House
CANDY DOLL HOUSE ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A small candy doll house is displayed to the audience from all sides. The front door is opened and furniture is removed. The front door is closed and the prop is turned completely around.
Suddenly, the walls fall down revealing your assistant inside the house!
Can be performed surrounded and close up.
LB249

Cane Cabinet
THE CANE CABINET ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Your assistant enters the cabinet, the lid is closed and several canes are thrust into the cabinet. The canes are removed and suddenly all the walls of the cabinet fall down to reveal. . . .nothing! The assistant has vanished!
This illusion can be performed close up and surrounded.
LB170

Cargo Cage Illusion
THE CARGO CAGE ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A classic has been updated for today's audiences!
Your assistant enters a cage and is visible through bars. A flash of the magician's wand and the assistant vanishes!
This illusion can be performed surrounded but not too close.
LB196

Chef's Nightmare Illusion
THE CHEF'S NIGHTMARE ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A seldomly seen illusion prop that is a must own!
An ordinary looking stove sits on stage. The front door is visible at all times and there is clearly nothing inside the stove. The magician displays an empty pot and places it on the stove. Items go in and come out of the pot and eventually, even your assistant comes out of the pot!
This illusion can be performed surrounded.
LB165

Chest of Enchantment Illusion
THE CHEST OF ENCHANTMENT ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A very versatile illusion that can be used to vanish or produce your assistant. It even has a sucker version with your assistant "escaping" from a bag within the trunk.
This illusion cannot be performed surrounded.
LB171

Classic Modern Cabinet Illusion
CLASSIC MODERN CABINET ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
A very versatile illusion prop that can be used to vanish, produce or exchange your assistant.
LB244

Classic Thin Model Sawing Illusion
CLASSIC THIN MODEL SAWING ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
An assistant enters the cabinet as the top doors are shut and neck & feet stocks are locked into place. The cabinet and assistant are then sawed through. The two sections are separated with the assistant's head and feet in plain view. All is reversed and the assistant is release unharmed!
An experienced builder only should tackle this one!
LB147

Cutting In Thirds Illusion
CUTTING IN THIRDS ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Your assistant is laid to rest and covered with a small box so only her head and feet are exposed. She is then cut in thirds and the middle box removed. The assistant is then restored to the audience's amazement!
This illusion cannot be performed surrounded.
LB197

Crystal Casket Illusion
CRYSTAL CASKET ILLUSION PLANS - $29.55
Also known as "The Glass Box Illusion", this is truly one of the most versatile props in magic!
Once the plexiglass panels are in place, your assistant is magically produced from the empty and covered casket!
This illusion can be performed up close and surrounded.
LB146

THE TRIANGLE ILLUSION - $29.55
An elevated three-fold screen is shown empty.
The front two panels are shut, the illusion revolved, and out steps the magician or assistant!
Can be performed ¾ surrounded, and makes a showy entrance for a stage performance.
LB193

THE CHESTS OF MYSTERY - $29.55
This is one of the most versatile illusions that you can construct.
Not only is it easy and inexpensive to build, but it's also easy to transport.
The biggest box is only 33" X 34" X 10" and the entire illusion breaks down flat.
Two nested boxes are shown to be empty. They are then nested together again and your assistant is produced from the boxes.
Can be done up close, on platform, and viewed from all angles, surrounded.
LB143

THE BUZZ SAW ILLUSION - $29.55
Your hypnotized assistant is put on a thin table resting behind a giant whirling 24" saw.
Gasp with your audience as she passes through the saw and is unmistakably cut in half. . .yet she lives!
A frightening and classic illusion.
LB159

MAGIC ILLUSION PROPS


OUCH!! NEEDLE THROUGH ARM ILLUSION PROP - $61.20
Steel needle measures over 8 inches long.
In full close up view, you push an 8 inch long needle through your arm, it bleeds.
Now, you sew up the wound with a 3 inch needle.
It's so convincing, that when Philip Morris does it, people actually faint away.
PERFECT FOR HAUNTED HOUSES, MAGICIANS, AND OTHERS WHO NEED A SHOCKING ILLUSION TO FREAK OUT ANY AUDIENCE!
LB28

Skin and Bones Prisoner Display! SKIN-N-BONES PRISONER ILLUSION PROP - $859.25
SPECIAL ORDER - A 25% restocking fee will be applied to any returns. Returns must be approved and posted within 5 business days of receipt.
A hilarious prop!
Great for a photo op or use with an actor for a scare. Foam filled latex body with metal cuffs and chains. Lifesize.
Does NOT include actor's head or back panel as pictured.
Body, cuffs and chains only.
DU3000

Butcher Table Haunted House Illusion BUTCHER TABLE ILLUSION PROP - $2,975.77
SPECIAL ORDER - A 25% restocking fee will be applied to any returns. Returns must be approved and posted within 5 business days of receipt.
A proven attention getter, this gory display will shock and confound your guests.
This powerful illusion is comfortable, durable and easy for the actor to get in and out of.
DU1182

Moving Buzz Saw Illusion - Horrifying! ANIMATED BUZZ SAW ILLUSION PROP - $5,377.25
SPECIAL ORDER - NOT RETURNABLE
A classic illusion sure to wow your guests!
The huge spinning blade comes down with a loud menacing BUZZZZZZ. The hopeless victim screams, thrashes and kicks, as the blade rips into the gaping wound - - AGHHH!!!!
This elaborate illusion uses the actor's own head, arms and legs. The actor throws a switch to make the blade come down. A comfortable cushioned tube cradles the actor's body. The blade is made of a semi-soft material.
Unit comes complete with beacon light, amp with speaker, cassette player, cassette and dressed latex and foam body.
Requires AC power and 100-psi air compressor with air tank.
Approx. 85 in. wide x 58 in. deep x 57 in. tall (allow 90 in. height when in operation).
DU2430

Witch Doctor WITCH DOCTOR'S REVENGE ILLUSION PROP - $5,999.00
SPECIAL ORDER - NOT RETURNABLE
From the Morris Laboratory comes an illusion so bizarre and terrifying, your heart will sop beating if you can stand to watch it.
See a bloody torso hanging on to life in front of your eyes. Listen as the victim begs for Mercy.
Illusion swivels 360 degrees on metal base. Complete WITCH DOCTOR design give the Voo Doo feeling.
Simply add your own live actor.
VA500



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