Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

Few lives seem to have been as preordained as that of Ricky Jay. At the tender age of four he was already learning sleight-of-hand from his beloved grandfather, Max, an amateur magician. By seven, he was performing before audiences, and as he grew up he received lessons, advice and encouragement from many of the true giants of magic: Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini, Francis Carlyle, and Roy Benson. From:

88 minutes
Molly Bernstein
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  1. Maine Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  2. St. Louis Jewish Film Festival - 2013

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