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The Vernon Touch

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The Vernon Touch is a time capsule of the entire history of 20th century magic, spanning nine decades. Not only was Dai Vernon at the center of the magic world in New York City from the 1920s through the early 1960s, his move to Los Angeles in 1963 to coincide with the opening of The Magic Castle once again placed him in the center of it all.

The Writings of Dai Vernon
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Doug Clark
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The Vernon Touch, published, and exclusively available from The Genii Corporation, is the collected columns that magician Dai Vernon (“The Professor”) wrote for Genii magazine from 1968 through 1990. Vernon, born on June 11, 1894 and named David Frederick Wingfield Verner, was the foremost close-up magician of the 20th Century. His skill, inventiveness, and devotion to magic revolutionized the art and craft of magic. Vernon received his nickname Dai when a newspaper misprinted his first name, an ...more
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