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Practical Telepathy by Joe Ovette Practical Telepathy
by Joe Ovette

Considering getting into the mental field, but unsure where to begin?

Perhaps you've wanted to add a Q&A or crystal gazing segment to your present act and want to learn the real work from a performer who's earned a living from mentalism?

Working pro Joe Ovette reveals all in this revised and updated classic that belongs on every psychic entertainer's bookshelf.

  • Pre-show work without clipboards
  • Billet switches
  • When to use stock questions
  • Sensational Q&A
  • 100 Audience-tested answers
  • Uplifting answers
  • Confederates
  • History of Q&A acts
  • Plans and schemes for office work
  • A clever ballot switch box
  • Actual script from two-person code act
  • Prof. Powers' methods revealed
  • Seance and second-sight effects
  • Mentalism with slates
  • Illusions
  • Supplement: additional ideas for the psychic worker
  • Advertising examples

If you collect items from the Nelson Enterprises catalogs of the 1930's, this title was listed as #245 in Nelson catalogs 12 through 16. Nelson praised this title so highly that he called Practical Telepathy "a sequel to our 'Dr. X Book' and contains some very valuable material."

The revised and expanded edition has been completely reset in new type, with edits, updates and corrections by fellow mentalist B.W. McCarron. First eBook edition 2016. PDF format. Originally published in 1924. ($10)

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