A tribute to a master of magic, who was known to us as "The Leader of the Underground", Roger Klause dedicated half a century to his art and affected magicians everywhere. He tirelessly promoted a level and manner of thinking that is unparalleled in magic. Friend and teacher to many, from the average convention attendee to the greatest thinkers of our time, Roger left his mark on all. Join us for a special remembrance of this national treasure: Roger Klause.
Roger Klause: One of the finest practitioners of magic in our history. He was teacher, performer, thinker. He had a unique genius for detailed and nuanced sleight-of-hand magic that baffled and amazed his peers. A true student of Vernon and an innovator in his own right, Roger dedicated himself to improving magic and helping other magicians at every opportunity.
This DVD is a special tribute to Roger, the first of two volumes, wherein several of Roger's friends and admirers share their routines and ideas, all to remember a man whose influence can never be measured and will never be forgotten.
Join Bob White, Ricky Smith, Richard Hatch, Brad Henderson, Brian O'Neill, Mark Tams, Earl South, Steve Lancaster, Dan Strange, Mike Squires, Jordan "Tiny" Burgess, and Jared Kopf as they pay homage to the definitive magician: Roger Klause.
Running Time Approximately: 95 min
Presenting Volume 2 of a special compilation devoted to the memory of Roger Klause, one of the world's premier magicians. For five decades, Roger tirelessly pursued perfection in an art he considered infinite and beyond mastery. And yet, he was considered "The Master's Master", a man known as "The Leader of the Underground" and who was once called "Magic's National Treasure".
Join Lance Pierce as he presents routines and ideas, explained in the fullest detail possible, all imbued with "The Klause Touch". Each item it typical of the kind of thinking that dominated Roger's magic and made it as special as it was.
On this disc:
The Color-Changing Silks - a new method that will fool you and then thrill you
Soleil et Lune - Roger's routine for the Sun and Moon
Full Circle - a clear and economical routine with the $100 Bill Change
and Roger's Favorite Oil and Water
As a special bonus, watch exclusive footage of a young Roger when still a student and a 1982 performance - the legendary "Christmas Party" show!
Running Time Approximately: 112 min