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Illusionist Dan Sperry talks magic

Magicians were part of European street life for centuries, thrilling passers-by with conjuring tricks and sleight of hand. But with the rise of Vaudeville, the invention of show business, magicians, illusionists and escape artists found themselves, for the first time, performing before paying customers.

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