Tarbell Course in Magic Volume 1 Author:Harlan Tarbess A Master of Impossibilities — Dr. Tarbell was a genius in creating, solving and demonstrating mysteries. The things you know cannot be done--Dr. Tarbell did. He made mystery not only an art but a science. He puzzled the magician as well as the layman. At an early age, Dr. Tarbell realized the strange power that mystery held over man and how i... more »t shaped his destiny. He saw how legends lived when facts died and how illusion too often looked more like truth than truth itself. So he began to study magic and mystery the world over as practiced by the Witch Doctors of the Jungles, the Gulli-Gulli Wonder Workers of Egypt, the Magicians of the Orient and Occident, the Priests of the Pagan Temples, together with the Mysteries of Truth brought forth by the great Magi--the Wise Men of the Inner Brotherhoods.
From his uncanny knowledge of these things he developed programs that were the outstanding sensations of the American platform.
Dr. Tarbell's skills in creating mystery, his pleasing personality, his individualistic sense of humor and his ease of speaking, placed him in a class by himself. Every kind of audience enjoyed Dr. Tarbell. He was a supreme entertainer.« less