Part 2 – The media cont., Books & Tapes
Uri Geller recently appeared on “Powers of the Paranormal”, a 2-hour special on the FOX Network in the US on the 11th of May, 2000
In 1995 a major motion picture inspired by Uri’s life has been produced with the titleMindbender: Directed by Ken Russell, it stars Ishai Golan as Uri and Golden Globe and Oscar nominee Terence Stamp as the scientist who discovered Uri in the early 1970s. Mindbender is the first film in motion picture history to allow the audience to “interact” with the screen action. Music is by the Bee Gees, Moody Blues, Elton John and Peter Gabriel. Distributed by Disney’s Buena Vista & Arron Spelling’s Republic. In 2001 on the invitation of two young British filmmakers graduates of Southampton Institute, Uri was asked to take a small part in their up coming movie, a psychological, medical horror film called Diagnosis. Uri was so impressed with the story line, quality and the method with which Diagnosis was directed that he formed a partnership with, James Eaves and Johannes Roberts who also wrote the music they are going to produce five new movies. Their next project will be a film called Alice, followed by the life of Salvador Dali, who Uri knew. James Eaves and Johannes Roberts are indirect protégés of legendary director Ken Russell
Uri Geller has also very recently been featured as a guest on the Martin Short Show, the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Sally Jessy Raphael Show, CNN Inside Edition, and his life and works have been the subject of successful features on the Discovery Channel, the Travel Channel and Entertainment Tonight.
In 1975, Uri recorded an album with famous concert pianist Byron Janis. The album was released through Polydore records and CBS records; it was recorded in seven languages. Just recently the Japanese version was re-released in Japan on a CD; the English CD was made into a compilation of all the covers and is available from Voiceprint. In 1994, he collaborated with Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues and recorded a song called Nostradamus . There are more songs to follow. In addition voice print released Uri’s five CD’s set titled Explore the hidden gifts of the mind, which include Mind potential, Healing with the power of the mind, Words of courage and Insparation, Meditation, and Words of wise people.
Have a look at music inspired by Uri Geller
Uri is also a world-renowned television and stage performer. He appears on television throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. His appearance on David Dimbleby’s Talk-In brought him over night fame in Britain which spread immediately throughout the world. In the UK he made an eight-part series with GMTV. Among his appearances in the United States were Sixty Minutes with Mike Wallace, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, as well as 20/20 and a number of specials. He has been a guest of Merv Griffin, Mike Douglas, Phil Donahue, Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey, Leeza, Larry King, CNN, and NBC Dateline. In 1995 a TV special called Beyond Belief which he co-hosted with Sir David Frost was an incredible success, watched by an estimated thirteen million people in England alone; when two point six million people called in to reply to the telepathic message Uri transmitted, the majority were right. A second and a third Beyond Belief followed (in 1996 and 1997) with the same extraordinary results. A highly unusual series was produced by the BBC called “The secrets of the paranormal” in which Uri’s thirty minute special, titled “Bending footballs” featured as the Choice of the day in most of the newspapers and TV guides. A major documentary about Uri which was released in movie theatres won the Most Popular Film Award at the Hungarian Film Festival. A spectacular TV profile called Fame and Fortune was released in 1997. He has done many commercials including one for Power Gen, Britain’s major electricity supplier, for Motorola cellular telephones, for Sega computer games and also for The Yellow Pages. British telecom and Rupert Murdoch’s Springboard designed www.urigeller.com a fascinating site which is interactive, informative, educational and fun. Uri Geller is heard on radio for TalkAmerica Radio Tuesday to Friday 1 – 3 AM EST (6 – 8 AM GMT) also co-hosting with Doug Stephan every Saturday morning 8 – 9 AM EST (13 – 14 PM GMT) in the United States on Good Day USA coast to coast and you can hear the program worldwide on www.dougstephan.com.
Uri’s artistic skills began during his early childhood. Since then he has been drawing and painting, having exhibited his artworks in major galleries and museums around the world. His latest creations include designing pottery, crystal, glass and jewellery for Poole Pottery and QVC. Uri’s drawings have also been featured in Belinda Carlisle’s and Michael Jackson’s (Invincible) latest albums. Uri’s style was influenced by Picasso, Salvador Dali (whose ‘pupil’ he was), Andy Warhol and Peter Max. All of these artists Uri has met. Uri Geller’s online art gallery click here
In 1992 Uri created a unique masterpiece – “the Geller effect ” – by riveting bent cutlery to his 1976 Cadillac. It became an instant success and was exhibited in the prestigious Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Over a million people saw the “Geller Effect”, including Britains Prime Minister John Major, at the International Car Show in England where it caused a sensation. The car has subsequently been featured in many Charities and hundreds of newspapers, magazines and TV shows across the world. From October 1999 the Cadillac was on loan to the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore Inner Harbor, Maryland USA.
Uri sponsors Connor Wilson, a young and talented British painter.
Uri was invited to become a consultant for several leading multi-national organisations, successfully applying his special abilities to corporate endeavours. He formed Uri Geller Associates (UGA) to combine the expert knowledge of a team of mining engineers and geologists with his own less conventional abilities to investigate, locate and explore oil fields, mineral deposits, precious stones and diamonds throughout the world.
Uri is in great demand as a lecturer to a wide range of audiences from leading organisations, corporations and conglomerates on five continents.
He has conducted a major motivation series for Novartis the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical company which was formed from the merger of Cyba and Sandos.
He has been asked to lecture at the Cambridge and Oxford Union delivering an astonishing and entertaining speech which astounded the students.
He has been the highest rated motivational speaker at one of the largest pharisaical companies Novartis, and the USA’s elite Young Presidents Organisation circuit – over such contemporaries as Henry Kissinger, General Alexander Haig and President Gerald Ford. He has lectured at the United Nations Parapsychology Society, the Small Mines Conference at the University of London, at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, The Royal Geographical Society, Mensa, Rolls Royce and many more. For enquiries please Fax (44) 118 969 9439 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
On an International level, Uri has successfully demonstrated his skills to the heads of the United States and Soviet Union’s delegations on nuclear and space arms talks at the US Mission in Geneva.
Attending these negotiations were Vice President Al Gore; Senator Claiborne Pell, Chairman of the powerful US Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Anthony Lake, past head of the CIA; Yuli M. Vorontsov, First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union and the chief Soviet arms negotiator; Ambassador Max M. Kampelman, head of the United States Delegation on Nuclear and Space Arms.
Uri also briefed US government officials in the high-security Shielded Room in the Capitol Building, Washington, DC his audience included Capitol Hill staff, Senators, and Pentagon and Defence Department executives.
Uri Geller is the world’s most investigated and celebrated paranormalist. A vegetarian and fervent promoter of peace, he has used his psychic gifts to track serial killers, work for the FBI and the CIA, and influence nuclear disarmament negotiations. He is the Mind-Power coach to Industrialists, Premier League footballers, Ice Skaters, Formula One drivers and racing cyclists; Honorary Vice-President of the Royal Berkshire Hospital, close to his Thames-side house, and Bristol’s Children Hospital; married and the father of two. He is the Co-Chairman of Third Division Exeter City Football Club (with his son Daniel installed as Co-Vice Chairman). Uri was no stranger to the club, his interest having stemmed from Daniel’s immense passion and love for The Grecians and it had always been Uri’s dream to one day own the club.
Following their spectacular and unforgettable visit to Exeter to raise monies for charities and to meet disadvantaged children from all over the world, Uri’s close friends Michael Jackson and David Blaine agreed to become Honorary Directors of the
Uri loves animals, has five dogs, and cycles 27 miles a day.
More than fifteen books have been written about Uri Geller. Over five hundred published since the early 1970s have mentioned him prominently, including many encyclopaedias and dictionaries.
Uri himself has written thirteen books:Shawn, a novel describing the exploits of a psychic superman caught up in the Cold War. The prestigious magazine, Publishers Weekly, reported that the book had been bought by the Russian publisher Sovaminco whose first printing was 100,000 copies. This is probably a record for a first novel by a Western author in that country. My Story, the first volume of his autobiography, was published before he was thirty and has been translated into thirteen languages.The Geller Effect, published ten years later, contains a number of sensational disclosures about his life and exploits. His fourth book, Uri Geller’s Fortune Secrets, teaches people how to use their psychic abilities, positive thinking and a healthy diet to dramatically improve their well-being.Change Your Life in One Day is a colourful, big format publication, which shows the reader how to improve his life instantly.
Uri Geller’s Mind-power Kit published by Richard Branson’s Virgin Publishing which also contains an Audio tape and a rock crystal, was number one on the American INGRAMS New Age Best Sellers list. The Kit was featured on QVC, the home shopping channel, selling out many times Uri Geller’s little book of Mindpower (June 1998). Two Paranormal novels have been published, the first one is titled ELLA a Psychic thriller, and tells the story of a fourteen year old girl who possesses supernatural powers. It is now available in all bookstores.
Published after this: Uri’s third novel Dead Cold (which has been listed by the London Times as a contender for the “Golden Dagger Award”) (May 1999), Mind Medicine (1999), Uri Geller’s ParaScience Pack (2000), Sports power (2003), Confessions of a Rabbi & a Psychic (2000),Unorthodox Encounters (2001). [Click here for pictures with author], Life Signs (2002). (2002). Four more self help books are planned for the years 2001 – 2004.
Uri’s Powerpack series of books from Marshall
These books are published in many different languages and are available on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk.
Part of Uri’s income from some of these projects will benefit children’s charities and children’s hospitals.
- Uri, Andrija Puharich, Doubleday/Robson.
- The Amazing Uri Geller, Martin Ebon, New American Library.
- Uri Geller: Fup eller Fakta? Leo Leslie, Samlerens Piccoloboger.
- The Strange Story of Uri Geller, Jim Colin, Raintree. (For Children)
- In Search of Superman, John Wilhelm, Pocket Books.
- The Geller Papers, Charles Panati, Houghton Mifflin.
- The Geller Phenomenon, Colin Wilson, Aldus Books.
- Superminds, John G. Taylor, Macmillan/Picador.
- The Metal Benders, John Hasted, Routledge and Kegan Paul.
- Mysterious Powers, Orbis Books.
- Uri Geller, Al Descobierto, Ramos Perera, Sedmay Ediciones.
- Uri Geller magician or mystic?Jonathan Margolis; Orion.
Most of these books were published in many languages.
There are a few publications and books that contain numerous inaccurate and libelous statements about Uri Geller, those will eventually be dealt with through the courts. Almost every country has different libel laws and individuals and their publishers who libeled, or republish such material through any means, including the Internet, will have difficulty hiding behind the changing statute of limitations; no matter which year the book was published.
Uri Geller’s website address is https://www.1URIgeller.com/
Uri Geller may be contacted by e-mail at email@example.com or by fax on 01189 699 439 for international calls dial 44 1189 699439.
Letters may be sent to Uri Geller, Sonning, Berkshire, RG4 6UR, England
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