Learn The Art Of Magic (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Broderbund Software - 1995 USA, Canada Release

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Learn The Art Of Magic
Product ID 47956-39401
Product UPC 047956394012
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1995
Publisher(s) Broderbund Software
Category(s) Hobby, Magic
Recommended age(s) 8-12.
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Amazing magic tricks you can master in minutes.

The magic show that teaches as it entertains!

Learn the Art of Magic is a fun-filled interactive multimedia software program that transports kids to the world of magic. Along the way, it teaches them a variety of amazing tricks, magic vocabulary, and some fascinating history.

Master magician Jay Alexander is the zany teacher who takes them behind the scenes of the magician's trade, and back to the days of the world's most famous illusionists, escape artists and conjurers!

Calliope music and vintage carnival posters set the scene as Jay unveils the mysteries of amazing magic tricks! He also reveals performance tips that give kids the confidence to put on their own magic shows and astound their friends and family.

Five different modules provide hours of fun!

Magic Tricks.
26 Tricks performed, revealed and taught. Menu includes five different categories:

  • Crazy Card Tricks
  • Radical Rope Tricks
  • Groovy Table Tricks
  • Magic Set
  • Money Money Money

Famous Magicians.
Discover the rich history of famous illusionists as you click around the screen.

Magic Slang.
Talk the talk! Learn the language of the magic masters.

Box Office.
It's showtime! Print your own magician's certificate, show posters and tickets.

The Oath.
The secret every magician must know and uphold.

Includes these cool props!

Three Card Monte.
It's a set-up!

Crazy Cube.
Be a master of mentalism. Fits in your pocket.

Wish Box.
Abracadabra! Objects disappear.

Ball and Vase.
Now you see it. Now you don't!

Card Box.
This one leaves them scratching their heads.

Magic Tricks.
Watch as Jay baffles the audience in video segments of each trick. Then click on Learn and practice as Jay carefully shows and explains what's behind the sleight of hand.

When Jay Alexander was 11, he discovered a trunk filled with magic props and escapes from his great grandfather's vaudeville career. Jay was inspired to create his own magic performances every weekend in his family's shoe store.

At age 14, he won the Society of American Magician's Gold Medal of Honor. Today, Jay's captivating style and zany humor mystify and delight audiences of all ages.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386DX
Required RAM 4MB
Req. Hard Drive 4MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
PC Windows 95
Required CPU 386DX
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 4MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Mac System 7.0.1
Required CPU Mac LC III
Required RAM 2.5MB
Required CD Speed 2X
Recommend RAM 4.5K
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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