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50 Crazy Card Stunts

Ulysses Frederick Grant
50 Crazy Card Stunts by Ulysses Frederick Grant

These are all laugh getters, great ideas for zany card effects you will use to pep up your more serious routines. Easy to do, impromptu, and very effective. Devised by U.F. Grant, an expert at this sort of thing.

1st digital edition 2015, PDF 7 pages.

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33 Rope Ties and Chain Releases

Burling Hull
33 Rope Ties and Chain Releases by Burling Hull

The art of rope tying and methods of obtaining releases from ropes, chains and shackles. New cut and restored rope effects including a number of original ties and releases.

  • Houdini Did Not Steal This Book!
  • Introduction
  • Special Instructions For Beginners Suggestion As To Arrangement And Application
  • Handling Committee
  • Rope Tying And Release Methods
    • The Mysterious Knots
    • The Kellar Tie
    • The Improved Kellar Tie
    • The Figure 8 Tie
    • The Mysterious Tie
    • B. H. Strangle Rope Tie
    • Important Points
    • "New Spirit Tape Tie"
    • The Twentieth Century Tie
    • B. H. Triumph Tie
    • The Ten Ichi Thumb Tie
    • The Excelsior...
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Bobo Magic Show

J. B. Bobo
Bobo Magic Show by J. B. Bobo

While you probably know Bobo from his classic Modern Coin Magic, he also was America's most famous school show performer and he was extremely successful in this field. In this ebook, he includes effects and presentations by the dozen. Loaded with photographs and drawings.

  • How It All Happened
  • The Joy Of Entertaining Children And Making A Good Living Out Of It
  • The Road To Success In School Assembly Shows
  • The School Show
  • The Way To Go
  • A Useful Approach
  • Note On Angle Tricks
  • Do The Trick!
  • Using Kids From The Audience
  • Gags, Jokes, And Bits Of Business
  • Packing
  • Opening Patter
  • Programs
  • Audacity
  • Building...
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The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M.

Paul LePaul & Bro. John Hamman
The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. by Paul LePaul & Bro. John Hamman

A great performer presents the work of another great performer, and you end up with an ebook of new and freshly different card effects. Brother John is known for his Final Ace Routine, Halucination, etc., but here is another side of his talents. All tricks with ordinary cards, gathered by Paul LePaul (his close and personal friend), edited into a dozen wonderful effects for the enthusiastic card man. The late Paul LePaul illustrated the material.

  • Foreword
  • THE MILLION-TO-ONE CHANCE
  • THOUGHTS ON THE TRANSPOSITION OF TWO CARDS
  • THE HAND IS QUICKER THAN THE EYE
  • THE BLUSHING BRIDE
  • THE CLASSICAL...
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The Magic Pendulum

George B. Anderson
The Magic Pendulum by George B. Anderson

From the introduction:

Anyone who's ever seen the late, great Al Koran's use of the sex detector or swinging pendulum which is nothing more than a weight on a piece of string, knows how fascinating and impressive it is. Here is a complete routine of tricks with the sex detector, that can run a full 15 minutes. An array of eight varied tricks, all apparently accomplished by use of the Pendulum with a most impressive finale. While the sex detector seems to accomplish each miracle, it can be thoroughly examined because there's absolutely no gimmick to be discovered. There's a pseudo-scientific approach...

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Black Art: a DIY version

Laurie Ireland & Paul Studham & Jasper Ward
Black Art: a DIY version by Laurie Ireland & Paul Studham & Jasper Ward

The cry from TV, big Show Business, small Show Business, School Shows, is for something new, something different. Black Art is a new art to this generation. Dolinoff, Black Theatre of Prague, Ralph Adams, have all been featured on TV, but only these few have practiced this great Black Art. In this ebook you learn all about it, from a do-it-yourself standpoint. There are three complete acts fully described, what to do and how to do it, with details for a modern, portable presentation that can be done anywhere. A modern bar act, a noisy, fascinating spook act, and a children's routine the kids...

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Billiard Balls

Frank Garcia
Billiard Balls by Frank Garcia

There has always been a shortage of books on billiard ball routines, but here is one on that subject you will enjoy using. Not only has Garcia set forth many facets of ball material, but they are clearly and beautifully illustrated by Harvan, who is an excellent manipulator himself. The material on routining is followed by handling of the ball and shell, then a Master Routine, The One to Five Slow Motion Production, Bilious Balls, Strictly One Hand, One to Four With Solid Balls, Advice and Thoughts on Balls, Simple Golf Ball Routine, all very well explained. Many illustrations.

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A Rhapsody in Silk

Ade Duval
A Rhapsody in Silk by Ade Duval

A world famous silk magician designed this beautiful finale to his show. Based on the use of a tube like a Phantom Tube, these clever and subtle methods create a great act. Anyone interested in silk work can make up the act and do it. Many clear sketches, photos, careful explanations teach you how.

  • To Dorny...
  • Prelude
  • Preface
  • How it all began . . .
  • Audience eye view
  • Frightening imitators
  • Scientific loading
  • The gimmicks
  • The box
  • The "suitcase" prop
  • Switching tubes
  • The soup ladles
  • How to load
  • Concealment
  • Count down!
  • Note to reader
  • Author!

1st edition 1962, 64 pages; 1st digital...

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Handbook of Card Sleights

Al Leech
Handbook of Card Sleights by Al Leech

A must for all card men. Handy reference ebook for all card sleights. The best possible way to learn card magic, explained in good, clear terms by an expert. Sleights are modern, broken down to their simplest factors, useful and practical. The ideal ebook for the beginner in card work. You can't tackle advanced card work until you have the basics. This ebook will help you. Illustrated. Highly recommended.

  • Controls
  • The Crimp
  • Passes
  • The Palm
  • The Replacement
  • Changes
  • Forcing
  • False Counts
  • False Shuffles
  • Cuts
  • Reverses
  • Additions
  • The Color Change
  • From The Center
  • The Multiple Shift ...
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The Bunny Book For Magicians

Frances Marshall
The Bunny Book For Magicians by Frances Marshall

Everything you need to know about using rabbits in your act - lots of tips on care and maintenance, along with plenty of tricks and anecdotes. Plenty of pictures of bunnies and magicians. Interesting reading.

  • How The Rabbit Got Into Magic
  • Pets 'N Prestidigitation
  • The Top Hat - Square Circle - Ten Rabbit Production
  • Cherchez La Rabbit
  • Back Stage Rabbit Vanish
  • The Bunny Bit
  • How To Do The Most Popular Trick In The World
  • Irving's Bunny Cotton-Tail
  • Bunny In A Basket
  • Twin Chests, A Routine For Twin Rabbits
  • A Unique Live Stock Production
  • Carlton King's Rabbit Box
  • The Artist Draws A...
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Bernstein on Number Predictions

Bruce Bernstein
Bernstein on Number Predictions by Bruce Bernstein

As the title says, this is an overview of the subject, impromptu and otherwise. For the really sincere mentalism worker, a carefully worked out ebook on the subject. Several spectators are asked to choose numbers at random, which are then added together in a totally random manner. Yet in spite of the fact that the mentalist could have no idea what numbers would be chosen, and couldn't control what order they would be added up in, when his prediction is shown, it is seen that he was somehow able to predict the exact total!

From the early methods of accomplishing this miracle, to the most recent...

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The Backstage Rabbit Vanish

John F. Yeager
The Backstage Rabbit Vanish by John F. Yeager

From the introduction:

There are many livestock vanishes, but none so easy-working or so mystifying as the following effect, in which the magician explains how the trick is done, yet leaves the audience completely baffled.

6 pages.

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Newspaper Trick

Gene Anderson
Newspaper Trick by Gene Anderson

Gene Anderson's Torn and Restored Newspaper (Photo Version). This famous and sensational trick has brought tremendous applause and standing ovations everywhere Gene shows it. This is just like having personal instruction through a series of photos of Gene in action. The photos will teach you quickly and easily how to do this really great trick. Ebook contains photos, line sketches and text.

1st digital edition 2014, 16 pages.

★★★★★ $9.95
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Parakeet Magic

Various Authors
Parakeet Magic by Various Authors

A symposium of material from John Shirley, Maurice Blackman, Brian LeSlie, Eric Lewis, Rupert Gilbert, Stuart Leith, Joe Zering.

Contains over fifty tricks and routines with parakeets, including many ideas for building special small illusions featuring the birds. Sections by several different experts on training and teaching the parakeets the first simple tricks which start them off to stardom. A complete section on the care, feeding and handling of parakeets.

Parakeet Magic is inexpensive to get started with - all it takes is a few dollars investment plus your time and enthusiasm. But...

$11.95
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The Magic Play

Sam Sharpe
The Magic Play by Sam Sharpe

Did you know that Doug Henning and his Broadway play, "The Magic Show", was not a new idea? Do you know about the hundred or more years of Magic Plays that preceded Doug's triumph? If you truly are a magician, you should know all about the background of your hobby or profession - and here's a very pleasant way to find out about it.

Sam Sharpe (M.I.M.C.) has done extensive research to produce this volume, The Magic Play. 150 pages of absorbing reading, all about the use of magic in dramatic plays, what tricks were used, what famous personages used them, where they were used, how they were...

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Let's Make Magic

Gordon M. Howatt
Let's Make Magic by Gordon M. Howatt

This is a compilation of three books:

  • Let's Make Magic (1st edition 1945)
  • Traveling Ghost
  • Restless Spook
Tricks to build in your home workshop. One big book tells you how to make all kinds of tricks, vanishes, productions, changes, liquid tricks, silk tricks, trick decks, levitation, jumbo card tricks, slate tricks, pocket tricks...Imagine! Fifty Tricks. Printed on large size pages to make it easy to study he plans. Simple tools are all you need to have all these new tricks for yourself.
  • The Art Studio Illusionette
  • Vibratory Deck
  • The Malcolm Blindfold
  • The Scintilating Spectre ...
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Marconick's Original Magic 5

Marconick
Marconick's Original Magic 5 by Marconick
  • Lassoo A Silk
  • Playing Cards
  • Follow-Up Lassoo A Silk
  • The Talking Frog
  • A Card Vanish From The Table
  • A Card Turn Over
  • A Mental Effect
  • A Champagne Production
  • A Cigarette Production
  • Linking Silks
  • Rising Cards A La Svengali
  • A Silk Vanish Opening
  • Variation Triangle Silks
  • A Perfect Glass Balance
  • A Floating Record
  • Cutting A Rope In Three
  • A Folding Table Screen
  • Silks In Loop-Holes
  • Bottles To Doves Transformation
  • The High Light Of The Show
  • A Dove Or Rabbit Vanish
  • A Card Fan Production
  • Two Silks From The Air
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Stage Mentalism

North Bigbee
Stage Mentalism by North Bigbee

Big, visual effects that make mentalism suitable for stage, platform, or club use. No card tricks, nail writers or close up pads. Instead, forty colorful and powerful mental effects in all categories from a Bargain Prediction Chest to ESP.

From the note to the reader by North Bigbee:

For the modern mentalist, here are forty varied presentations. They cover most phases of magic of the mind, include some new effects introducing new methods, other new methods for popular effects, and still other new mysteries from standard techniques.

Almost all are for a one man mental act, making use...

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Let It Go To Your Head

Frances Marshall
Let It Go To Your Head by Frances Marshall

Get your wife, daughter, girl friend into the act! Here's a great comedy routine, very female, full of audience tested laughs, every bit of patter and business furnished - and any intelligent woman can learn to do it. Written pre-women's-lib era, but definitely a woman's routine for the felt chapeau. Owned by many magicians. If not, readily available. This material was used by Frances Marshall for most of her career. A big hit on women's club circuits, spring luncheons, P.T.A.'s, anywhere women congregate. Guaranteed laugh getter in female circles. Full explanation of all accessories used, all...

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Kort Is Now In Session

Milton Kort
Kort Is Now In Session by Milton Kort

One of America's finest close-up men has written a fine book on his work. Illustrated with excellent line drawings by Steranko. Makes all the tricks clear and easy to follow. Additionally there are a couple of photos of Milt demonstrating certain moves.

You will enjoy:

  • Kortially Yours (card revealment)
  • Homing Pigeon (a boomerang card)
  • You Got Nothin' Poker Deal
  • Cup Hola (paper cup and coin routine)
  • Sheer Brute Strength (bending a penny by magic)
  • Half From One (bill routine)
  • Miser's Dream in Reverse
  • Kort Coin Star
  • Gone Again Coin Routine
  • Miniature Cups and Balls
  • Chromo Cups and...
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How To Win A Magic Contest

Van Cleve
How To Win A Magic Contest by Van Cleve

Written by a man who has won many magic contests and who has the trophies to prove it! They illustrate this ebook.

  • Introduction
  • Why Enter A Magic Contest
  • How To Win...Before The Contest
  • Deadlines
  • Time Limits
  • Contest Categories
  • Standard of Judging
  • Learn the Situation
  • Plan the Act as a Contest Winner
  • Consider What Works Best in a Contest
  • Rehearse a Winning Act
  • How To Win...During the Contest
  • Make the Most of the Audience
  • Make the Most of the M.C.
  • Make the Most of Your Act
  • Make the Most of the Judges
  • How To Win...After the Contest
  • Win With the Magic Award
  • Win With or Without...
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The Tie Pitch

Tom Palmer
The Tie Pitch by Tom Palmer

A different version of the Pitchman Act. This one is based on the tie salesman. Everyone has seen the booth where they sell the cheap ties be it a pushcart, folding suitcase, or a department store counter. The performer is loaded with tricks and gimmicks and things keep happening every time he shows a tie. The routine is full of comedy with a lot of surprises and really clever bits. You probably have the material among your tricks and can easily fix up the rest. The ebook covers every detail, with lots of illustrations.

1st digital edition 2014, 11 pages.

★★★★ $7.95
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How To Do Headline Predictions

Don Tanner
How To Do Headline Predictions by Don Tanner

Excellent coverage of an important magic subject. Any magician can add vital interest and sparkle to his program by including a headline prediction, or prediction on the outcome of some event. Tells you just how to do it, in ways that cannot fail. No great expense involved in any of the methods sometimes none at all.

Check the contents:

  • Introduction and pointers
  • Goose that Laid a Golden Egg
  • In a Block of Ice
  • In a Block of Cement
  • In a Loaf of Bread
  • The Eddie Clever Method
  • Floating Prediction
  • Prediction Chest
  • Two Way Predictions
  • Buddha Check Prediction
  • Two Way Box
  • Card Box Predictions ...
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How's Your Library?

James B. Findlay
How's Your Library? by James B. Findlay

An authoritative ebook on collecting for collectors. Written by one of the world's foremost collectors. Covers the whole subject of the care and arrangement of the magical library, data on the books themselves, bookplates with pages of examples, plus the Mulholland article on same. Other bits by well known collectors. Highly recommended to all who are building up their magic libraries, no matter how small at present. Preface by John Mulholland.

1st edition 1952 (self); 2nd edition 1958 (Ireland Magic); 1st digital edition, 44 pages.

★★★★★ $5.95
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