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Paul Harris' Night Shades (circa 1993)

Nightshades was a product by Paul Harris marketed around 1993 in which a pen is slid across the face of a dollar bill, causing a pair of sunglasses you just drew on George Washington's face to flip up off his eyes and onto his forehead.

An impromptu version was later published is "Improv Nightshades" in Art of Astonishment Vol 1.

Ultra Visual Nightshades by Mark Allen was released as a "Paul Harris Presents" product (2007). It allowed for the glasses to move without any cover with just a little shake.

An improved version of the pen, along with routine "Bulldog Nightshades", was released on Harris' True Astonishment series DVD #9.


  • "Let George Do It" (a presentation for Paul Harris' NightShades) in the "Little Egypt Gazette: Lecture '96" by Steve Bryant (1996)

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Books Magic of Paul Harris (1976) Paul Harris Reveals Some of His Most Intimate Secrets (1976) Supermagic (1977) Las Vegas Close Up (1978) Close-Up Entertainer (1979) Close Up Fantasies Book I (1980) Close Up Fantasies Book II (1980) Close Up Fantasies Finale (1981) Close-Up Kinda Guy (1983) Brainstorm in the Bahamas (1983) Close-Up Seductions (1984) Secrets of the Astonishing Executive (1991) Art of Astonishment (1996)
Manuscripts Super Swindle (1976) Cardboard Connection (1977) Return of the Bizarre Shrink (1977) Inner Circle (1980) P.H. Breakthrough (1981) Immaculate Connection (1983)
Lecture Notes and Products Vanishing Deck (1973) Inside/Close up (1976) Signed Card in Match Box (1976) Twilight (1979) Hard Boiled Quarter (1980) Solid Deception (1980) Screwed Deck (1991) Portable Smoke (c.1992) Night Shades (c.1993) Cardian Angels (1995) Naked Angels on Bikes (2000) Reality Twister (2000) Lip Smacker (2000) Twilight Angels (2000) Deep Astonishment (2004) One and Only (2005) Deep Astonishment II (2006)
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