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Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay) (2012)

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
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Directed by
Molly Bernstein Molly Bernstein

Starring (View all)
Ricky Jay Ricky Jay
Winston Simone Winston Simone
Himself - Ricky Jay's Manager
Dick Cavett Dick Cavett
Himself - Narrator
David Mamet David Mamet
Himself - Writer & Director
Persi Diaconis Persi Diaconis
Himself - Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University
Michael Weber Michael Weber
Himself - Ricky Jay's Partner
Fred Neumann Fred Neumann
Himself - Deputy Sheriff, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office
Suzie Mackenzie Suzie Mackenzie
Herself - Journalist, The Guardian


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Description: Ricky Jay is a world-renowned magician, author, historian and actor (often a mischievous presence in the films of David Mamet and Paul Thomas Anderson) -- and a performer who regularly provokes astonishment from even the most jaded audiences. Deceptive Practice traces Jay's achievements and influences, from his apprenticeship at age 4 with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends as Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini and his primary mentors, Dai Vernon and Charlie Miller. Featuring rare footage from his 1970s TV appearances (doing 3-card Monte with Steve Martin on The Dinah Shore Show) and told in Jay's inimitable voice, this is ... (more)
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