The zigzag rays emanating from the male hypnotist's eyes on this Depression-era pamphlet liken hypnotism to an electrical force that only the gifted could transmit. Women and "the fair" were particularly susceptible.

From Wonder shows: performing science, magic, and religion in America by Fred Nadis

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    1. The zigzag rays emanating from the male hypnotist's eyes on this Depression-era pamphlet liken hypnotism to an electrical force that only the gifted could transmit. Women and "the fair" were particularly susceptible.