Build a Better World with Mr. E and Kyle Groves – News – LA Junta Tribune – La Junta, CO – Colorado News

Build a Better World with Mr. E and Kyle Groves – News – LA Junta Tribune – La Junta, CO – Colorado News

Mr. E and Kyle have to be the funniest magic show on the circuit. They take delight in letting the kids figure out what they are doing some of the time, and then fooling them again for a zinger.

Mr. E and Kyle have to be the funniest magic show on the circuit. They take delight in letting the kids figure out what they are doing some of the time, and then fooling them again for a zinger.

There are lots of scarves and magic bags and kids who help as volunteers.

Late in the show, Mr. Kyle asked for a volunteer for a special trick which involved him borrowing something from the volunteer. He got a willing, cheerful volunteer, and asked the volunteer for a handkerchief, which he didn’t have, then a wallet, which he didn’t have. So Mr. Kyle asked him for his shoe. A person could see the doubt on the child’s face as his shoe was put into a box to magically change its color. But uh-oh! smoke started coming out of the box. When they got the fire out, the shoe was melted and burned. The volunteer, a man of iron nerves, just took the remnant of a shoe and started to sit down. Mr. Kyle called him back, put the shoe in a bag, shook it up, blew into it, and voila! the original shoe was back. What a relief not to have to explain this to his mother!

The trademark trick is the magical appearance of Shazam, the rabbit, who appears miraculously in an empty box with a space underneath it. When Kyle was younger, Kathy Groves, Mr. E’s wife, was responsible for keeping the rabbit under control until it magically appeared. In those days, the crate the rabbit stayed in was a great deal larger…

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