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The Drawing Room Entertainer

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The Drawing Room Entertainer
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1922 edition
AuthorCecil H. Bullivant
PublisherC. Arthur Pearson Ltd.
Publication Date1903
LanguageEnglish
Pages120
 

The Drawing Room Entertainer was as inexpensive paperback books. Issued in a standard format of illustrated yellow covers, this was part of a series which became to be known as the Yellow Perils.


Editions

  • First Published 1903
  • Reprinted 1906
  • Second Edition 1919
  • Reprinted 1922

Contents

  • Part I Ventriloquism

13 The Practical Ventriloquist, 17 Breathing and the Use of Figures, 23 Voice Illusions, 27 The Near Voice, 31 Distant Voices, 37 A Complete Performance

  • Part II Conjuring

43 Easy Tricks Without Apparatus, 48 Miscellaneous Drawing-Room Tricks, 53 Appliances for More Advanced Tricks, 57 Mesmerism and Mysteries, 61 Some Startling Illusions

  • Part III Popular Entertainments

67 Vocal Mimicry, 71 Clairvoyance or Second-Sight, 73 Some Strange Experiments, 81 Further Marvels, 84 The Art of Recitation, 90 Wonders of the Phonograph

  • Part IV The Platform Stage

97 The Drawing-Room Comedian, 101 The Sketch Artist, 105 Variety Programmes, 109 Methods and Management, 113 Some Valuable Hints, 116 How Best to Secure Engagements

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