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Ricky Jay

Sleight-of-hand Artist

Ricky Jay appears in the following:

Sleight-of-Hand Master Ricky Jay

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

The sleight-of-hand man Ricky Jay explores the many sides of magic. He also discusses “Congress of Wonders, a Weekend of Entertainment and Edification,” in Rhinebeck, New York, July 11-14. It will feature in-depth discussions of sleight of hand along with talks highlighting the relationship of magic to theater, film, and psychology.

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The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Ricky Jay, author, acclaimed actor and magician, talks about his career in magic. He’s the subject of the documentary “Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay,” which traces the story of his achievement, from his early apprenticeship, beginning at age 4, with his grandfather Max Katz, as well as with Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini, Francis Carlyle, and Roy Benson, all of whom were among the best magicians of the 20th century. “Deceptive Practice” is playing at Film Forum April 17-30.

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Ricky Jay on Games

Saturday, October 27, 2001

Kurt Andersen and sleight-of-hand artist Ricky Jay talk about the magic and artistry of games. 

Jay has been performing sleight-of-hand wonders since he was a child. His most recent stage show — Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants, directed by David Mamet — featured just Mr. Jay and his deck ...

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