Deceptive Practices: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay Image

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Summary: What happens when documentary filmmakers, whose mission is to probe, explore and reveal, take as their subject one of the world's greatest living magicians, whose life and art are basically off limits to probing, exploration and revelation? More than a decade in the making, Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay is the captivating result of this curious conundrum. [Kino Lorber]

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Production: Kino Lorber
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
Molly Bernstein Director
Cast Credit
Ricky Jay Himself
Producer Credit
David Simone Associate Producer
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