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    Posted 9 years ago

    zguy2112
    (110 items)

    This is an original 1960 Dr. Zomb offset from my private collection of Magic posters, it measures approximately 14" x 20" and is in A+ condition.

    From 1947 to 1954, Ormond McGill performed hypnotism and magic under the stage name of Dr. Zomb. His "Séance of Wonders" show featured horror-themed routines and costumed assistants typical of the midnight "Spook Shows" which were popular during that era. In addition to his career as a world-traveling magician and stage hypnotist, McGill was also a skilled hypnotherapist and a student of Eastern mysticism.

    Ormond McGill made many of his greatest insights in recent years. He has combined his profound mastery of many hypnotic techniques; his deep personal understanding of Eastern systems of meditation, mysticism, wisdom and healing; and his creativity, vision, compassion, humor and life experience. Known as “The Dean of American Hypnotism”, Ormond McGill continued to teach courses and lecture right up until a few days before his death. He passed away on October 19, 2005 in town where he was born – Palo Alto, California. His best piece of advice: "Make life your playground, not your battlefield."

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    Comments

    1. shell59, 9 years ago
      I really like this poster, Palo Alto is about 2 1/2 hours from me. I have been there quite a few times on the way to S.Francisco.
    2. zguy2112 zguy2112, 9 years ago
      Thanks for the love shell59, glad you appreciate this poster as much as I do. I am located further down south in L.A. myself but many of the great magicians retired to northern California including Carter the Great.
    3. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 8 years ago
      Great. Where on earth do you find these things:)
    4. zguy2112 zguy2112, 8 years ago
      Thanks for the comment Vintagefran and glad you enjoy this poster, it is truly unique. I search the world for original Magic posters, some I find in my backyard, others in dusty barns, and some in far, far away continents. The thrill of the hunt is half the fun!

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