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American Masters | Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice - Trailer

Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice - Trailer

This portrait of the inimitable magician Ricky Jay delves into the mysterious world of sleight-of-hand and its small circle of eccentric devotees. Jay is also a best-selling author, historian, actor and a leading collector of antiquarian books and artifacts. Told largely in Jay’s own distinctive voice, the documentary traces the story of his achievement and that of other master magicians.

Premiere Date: January 23, 2015 | Runtime: 00:02:20

Season 32

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