From his earliest shows Gene realized that laughter is magical all by itself, and using his twinkling and often impish sense of humor he skillfully weaves laughter at all levels into his performance. Other Magic Sites; Subscribe; What People Are Saying. In 1967, he and Lars Anderson held the NWA Southern Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) on two occasions. The duo held both the NWA Macon Tag Team Championship and the NWA Southeastern Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) on one occasion in 1974, and the NWA Georgia Tag Team Championship on seven occasions between 1974 and 1977. [4][2] Anderson ran a professional wrestling school with Nelson Royal. The duo's final reign ended when they forfeited the championship in December 1981 after Anderson sustained an injury.[4][6]. Magic Secrets Explained - Explanations of magic tricks of famous magicians such as Criss Angel, David Copperfield, Derren Brown and David Blaine. [3] In 1965, he formed the tag team The Minnesota Wrecking Crew with Lars Anderson, who was billed as his brother. [12] Wrestlers trained by Anderson included Ken Shamrock.[13][14]. They went on to hold the championship on six further occasions. Gene also features such unlikely objects as ropes, eggs and even a sink stopper; this joyous funster is no boring, “Is that a coin behind your ear?” magician! Gene’s performance, combining jaw-dropping magic and his infectious humor, is the perfect addition to any banquet or meeting. Today Gene is a world-renowned magician having performed all over the USA and in twenty other countries on six continents. Wilhelm Wessel. Gene Anderson’s Newspaper Trick by Magic Inc. Read more; Art of Astonishment – DVD by Paul Harris Read more; Triple Card Prediction by Mel Babcock. Physical details: Smyth-sewn casebound, black cloth case with gold foil stamping on cover and spine, seventy-pound matte pages, and four-color gloss dust jacket. About Gene Anderson. Anderson resumed wrestling for Georgia Championship Wrestling (GCW) in the mid-1970s, this time with Ole Anderson as his partner. Add Gene Anderson to your event and you’ll be adding more fun than you could ever imagine! [2][3] He attended North Dakota State College of Science.[1][2]. Physical details: Smyth-sewn casebound, black cloth case with gold foil stamping on cover and spine, seventy-pound matte pages, and four-color gloss dust jacket. … World Tag Team Title (Mid-Atlantic/W.C.W), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gene_Anderson&oldid=945256232, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 March 2020, at 20:09. Rated 5.00 out of 5. Read more; Martin’s Magic Collection. Content: The Book's 256 pages are illustrated with 890 line drawings and photographs. In the esoteric world of magicians Gene is regularly booked to perform, emcee and lecture at international magicians’ conventions. He is best known as one-half of the tag team The Minnesota Wrecking Crew with Lars Anderson and Ole Anderson. Many of these photographs I enhanced (photo-Illustrated) in Adobe Illustrator with supplemental text, outlines and arrows. Anderson joined the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based American Wrestling Association (AWA) in 1961. Photographs sometimes convey intent more clearly than line drawings, and I post-processed 403 photographs taken by my collaborators and myself using Adobe Photoshop. From flopping intricate paper hats on to his head to shredding and miraculously restoring pates of newspaper, Gene keeps his viewers smiling. I hope that mine will launch you into a new, creative direction. Eugene Avon Anderson (October 4, 1939 – October 31, 1991) was an American professional wrestler and professional wrestling manager. Sign our Guestbook! Between 1979 and 1981, Anderson managed wrestlers including The Iron Sheik, Jimmy Snuka, Ray Stevens, The Masked Superstar, and Ivan Koloff. [5] The couple had a son, Brad, who also became a professional wrestler, as well as two daughters, Alicia Anderson and Pauline Anderson. [6] The duo also won the NWA World Tag Team Championship (Georgia version) in April 1967, vacating the championship later that year. Gene Anderson creates so much magic and laughter that wherever he appears he is in danger of becoming a one-man epidemic of fun. [7], Anderson died of a sudden heart attack on October 31, 1991 while attending a training event in Huntersville, North Carolina. Gene Anderson The Book. Twenty-seven personal snippets about me ("The Gene Pool") are sprinkled throughout the text, and 206 quotes provide additional insight with lots of humor. It's fast and effective. A newspaper reporter wrote, “He does more with a newspaper than a kennel full of Great Dane pups!” That’s true, but there’s a whole lot more than that! After Lars relocated to Hawaii in 1969, Anderson reformed the tag team with Ole Anderson, who was also billed as his brother. Known throughout the world as the reco In stock. Content: The Book's 256 pages are illustrated with 890 line drawings and photographs. Each one is from my current working repertoire, … Humperdink acted as Anderson's manager for the remainder of his time in Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (MACW). If it isn't a current and honed performance piece, it's not in The Book. [11], Anderson wrestled his final match in 1985. [4] He spent several years wrestling in Calgary, Alberta, Canada for Stampede Wrestling. He was a marquee performer for the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) from the late 1960s, appearing with promotions including the American Wrestling Association (AWA), Georgia Championship Wrestling (GCW) and Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (ACW). The result of all this is now The Book. $29.95 + Add to Cart. This multi-talented man of many faces is guaranteed to delight and thrill any audience, anywhere, any time! I learned Adobe Illustrator and ultimately drew 487 illustrations. Talent: • Magician • Comedian. Today Gene is a world-renowned … I use these scripts to refresh my memory when preparing for a performance. Composition: Written words were a part of my "writing," but only a part. © Copyright document.write(new Date().getFullYear()); Business Speakers Bureau All Rights Reserved • Site designed by. [5][1], American Wrestling Association (1961–1966), Georgia Championship Wrestling (1963, 1967, 1974–1981), Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling (1967–1985), "Bring the pain: detailed history of U.S. Heavyweight Title", NWA Southeastern Tag Team Title (Georgia) history, N.W.A. Please contact Gene to specify how (or if) you wish your copy to be autographed. Actions speak louder than words, and seeing the action in juxtaposition to the words communicates the performance script almost at a glance. To pay by check or credit card (other than PayPal) please contact Gene. The script is divided into action and patter. Scripts: Each of the 23 routines includes the script that I use in its presentation. His ability to make all of these demanding tasks look easy is almost magical in and of itself! Anderson was married to Edith "Edie" Anderson (née Simpson). Twenty-three chapters each describe one effect and routine to the tiniest detail. Greater Magic Video Library Volume 37 Gene Anderson - DVD "This is more than a few tricks. Anderson made his first appearance with the Atlanta, Georgia-based promotion Georgia Championship Wrestling (GCW) in 1963. Canada - $36.00 (first class mail), International - $45.00 (first class mail). Four additional chapters contain supplemental information with no tricks.