This phenomenal work by the Dean of American Hypnotists is the most comprehensive text ever to be published on stage hypnotism. It also has widespread therapeutic applications. The first section, Mastering Hypnosis, covers the history of the subject together with an extensive description of how to use the power of suggestion. The second section, Entertaining with Hypnotism, describes how to design and perform a modern hypnotic show and includes extracts from some of the most successful and exciting shows ever performed. Everything is covered, from opening the show to the best ways of advertising. There are also chapters on the business aspects of hypnotism and how to avoid lawsuits.