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Ireland's Original Cup and Ball Routines

Laurie Ireland
Ireland's Original Cup and Ball Routines by Laurie Ireland

The original routines of one of the greatest cup and ball men of all time. Completely revised, edited, amplified and co-ordinated. The whole field of cups and balls in one comprehensive ebook.

Illustrated with dozens and dozens of clear line drawings and written so you can follow the routines with clarity and simplicity. One of the big features is the Double Load used by so many professionals. You will enjoy learning to use your cups and balls with the aide of this great ebook.

Part first released in 1937. 1st edition 1961; 1st digital edition 2013, 74 pages.

★★★★ $7.95
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How To Be A Magic Clown

Ernie Kerns
How To Be A Magic Clown by Ernie Kerns

A fine side line for the magician, especially a kid performer. This ebook can help put you in the business, increase your income, and insure you a lot of fun. Mr. Kern, who is a magician and clown, has covered every question about becoming a clown whether you do it for fun or for profit.

Contents include: Make up, the 'come in,' two man gags, circuses and parades, clown names, wardrobe, short bits, gags, costume gags, working for children etc. It contains many photographs of working clowns so you can see how the pros make up and dress.

1st edition 1960, 1st digital edition 2013, 44 pages....

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Eric Lewis' Rope Routine

Eric C. Lewis
Eric Lewis' Rope Routine by Eric C. Lewis

This is the famous perfected rope routine - three consecutive cuts and restorations - devised by that West Coast Magician, Eric Lewis. Mr. Lewis was one of the busiest magicians in England before he moved to Los Angeles. There he has been very busy editing the Bamberg books of magic, working at the Magic Castle and doing lectures. The Triple Cut Rope Routine uses a number of original and unorthodox moves that end up in a very smooth and convincing trick. A big hit in the Magic Castle and on lecture tours, where Eric has shown it to the most sophisticated and best informed of the magicians. ...

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Card Tricks French Style

Jean Fare
Card Tricks French Style by Jean Fare

As a purser for a French airline flying from his home base in Tahiti, to Sydney to Los Angeles, our author, Jean Fare, keeps up on everything in card and close up magic. He gets to the Magic Castle just often enough to keep from missing anything. Several times a year he uses his airline privileges to get back to Paris to make sure "French Style" in magic is moving right ahead.

You will enjoy Jean's ebook. He has carefully described his own handling on a number of excellent tricks. They include:

  • Thru
  • New Bland Thought Handling
  • Variation of a Palm
  • Logical Sandwich
  • Delayed Jump
  • Cased...
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Canadian Card Control

Tom Batchelor
Canadian Card Control by Tom Batchelor

Canada has many great magicians and Tom Batchelor, the Card Artist, is one of the leading constructive card men among them.

He calls this, "An investigation into card controls, locations, discoveries, revelations."

Contents include:

  • Unfinished Shuffle Control
  • Fan Control
  • Slip Cut Control Pass
  • Glimpse of a Peek
  • Fan Shot
  • Transfer Force
  • The Search
  • Turnover Surprise
  • It's About Time
  • Second Discovery of America
  • The Card Prayer
  • On the Cut
  • Card Finders
  • The Shakedown
  • Revolving Revelation
  • Without a Shuffle
  • Cut of Deal
  • Folded Card
  • Strangers in our Midst
  • Thru Thick and Thin ...
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Your Buttons Are Loose

Gene Kirk
Your Buttons Are Loose by Gene Kirk

A comedy routine based on your buttons and their crazy antics - although they never leave your suit! Also routines and follow-ups for the famous Professor Cheer Comedy Rope Trick, and other hilarity by one of your favorite funny men.

  • "EXCUSE IT PLEASE, I SEEM TO HAVE A RAVELING"
  • COMPACT VERSION OF "COMEDY ROPE"
  • KICKER FINISHES FOR THE COMEDY ROPE
  • "WHAT'S YOUR LINE?"
  • ROPE HOLD OUT
  • "YOUR BUTTONS ARE LOOSE"

1st digital edition 2013, 13 pages.

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Miracle Card Changes: Revolutionary Card Technique - Chapter 1

Edward Marlo
Miracle Card Changes: Revolutionary Card Technique - Chapter 1 by Edward Marlo

Revolutionary card technique, chapter one:

Table of Contents

  1. Miracle Change No. 1
  2. - Method No. 1
  3. - Method No. 2
  4. - Method No. 3
  5. - Method No. 4
  6. - A Variation With Effect
  7. Miracle Change No. 2
  8. Miracle Change No. 3
  9. A Multiple Effect
  10. Follow The Ace
  11. Climax Sleeving

1st edition 1954, 24 pages; PDF 26 pages.

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The Master Palm

Russell T. Barnhart
The Master Palm by Russell T. Barnhart

During his Princeton years, Russell worked in a nightclub doing close-up magic, and he has frequently entertained in that medium in his busy New York life since. He knows the value of a card trick that "entertains" and this is what he focuses on in Master Palm. Careful, concise thinking written up in clear language helps you to learn the 17 sleights and 15 tricks more easily.

1st edition 1975; PDF 58 pages, photo illustrated.

Table of Contents

  1. INTRODUCTION

    Part One

  2. CUP SHUFFLE
  3. LEFT HAND BOTTOM PALM

    Part Two: THE MASTER PALM

  4. (1) Right hand Side-Slip Steal
  5. (2) Spread Replacement ...
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No Skill Comedy Mind Reading

S. W. Reilly & Val Andrews & Oscar Paulson
No Skill Comedy Mind Reading by S. W. Reilly & Val Andrews & Oscar Paulson

Here's something you will put to immediate use, and continue to use it for fun and/or money. Presented by any two people, without any special scenery, costumes, props or conditions. Read the ebook, and you are ready to start. Great for clubs, lodges, fun nights, schools, Scouts, Senior Citizens, P.T.A., you name it. Very funny act with lots of built in laughs. (You can show a friend how to do it in minutes, so you don't need a regular assistant. Great for married couples.)

This is a compilation of three sources

  • Abba Dabba, The Mystic by S. W. Reilly
  • Lines for Mentalists by Val Andrews ...
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Let The Audience Do The Show

George B. Anderson
Let The Audience Do The Show by George B. Anderson

You know how very successful those tricks are in which seemingly the spectator "does it all himself." He gets a kick out of it, his friends love it because they hope he will mess it up, and you get all the credit for having a fun show. Here's an ebook full of mental tricks and stunts that the audience does. All you have to do is give them the first push or so. Let 'em do it!

Effects taught:

  • The Floating Table
  • Burning Four of Five Envelopes
  • Rabdomancy
  • A Daylight Darkroom Seance
  • A Few Words About the Cordless Microphone
  • Poker Chip Prediction
  • An Uncanny Divination
  • The Proper Balance ...
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Lessons in Dishonesty

Laurie Ireland
Lessons in Dishonesty by Laurie Ireland

An absolute expert in card manipulation, Ireland brings you here authoritative instructions on bottom and second dealing, a gambling routine, and instructions on the false count. This is ideal material because it is fully illustrated with line drawings by Steranko, plus a series of photographs taken from life. Belongs in the library of every card man.

1st edition 1938, revised in 1963, 24 pages; 1st digital edition 2012, 25 pages.

★★★★★ $7.95
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The Close-Up Magician

Bert Allerton
The Close-Up Magician by Bert Allerton

At the height of his success, Bert was the most celebrated close up performer and highest paid cafe entertainer. These are the tricks he made famous. Edited by Bob Parrish, illustrated by Howard Bamman.

Contents include his Seven Secret Tricks, Eight Favorite Card Tricks, plus his specialty-cutting to any card, Eight Novelty Tricks like his scissors, Little Hindu, The Flutist, and others, The Allerton Classics, The Jumping Flower, The Bird Cage, etc. Plus rules for a close up magician, and a bibliography. The seventy pages are wound throughout with a vast assortment of Allerton memorabilia. Here is...

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The Bongo Book

Ali Bongo
The Bongo Book by Ali Bongo

A collection of 21 columns Ali Bongo wrote for Abracadabra magazine. The column was called "Backsheesh" and teaches mostly comedic parlor and stage effects.

  • ALL ABOUT ALI
  • NUMBER ONE: DOVES A LA CARTE
  • NUMBER TWO: SNOWSTORM IN PONGOLIA
  • NUMBER THREE: OUT OF THE PICTURE
  • NUMBER FOUR: WITCH SWITCH
  • NUMBER FIVE: THE TEARABLE OGRE
  • NUMBER SIX: PENETRATION MINUS
  • NUMBER SEVEN: THE LADY’S NOT FOR BURNING
  • NUMBER EIGHT: BONGO’S BLOOMING BUSH
  • NUMBER NINE: THE PRINTER’S NIGHTMARE
  • NUMBER TEN: FRUIT SALAD
  • NUMBER ELEVEN: THE BALANCING YOGI
  • NUMBER TWELVE: ONE ROPE ONLY
  • NUMBER THIRTEEN: THE...
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Charlie Miller on the Card Index

Charlie Miller
Charlie Miller on the Card Index by Charlie Miller

An older publication, but a good one with valuable information. Charlie Miller, one of the world's most knowledgeable magicians, designed a modern form of Card Index, which is fully explained here. Among various routines and efffects included in the book is an article on the most famous of all "index" magicians, Arthur Lloyd, written by Chet Karkut, who now owns this act.

Included:

  • History
  • How to use the card index
  • Arrangement of cards
  • Impromptu card from pocket (Vic Torsberg)
  • Little index (Ken Little)
  • Reading by Touch (Louis Nikola)
  • Pocket prophecies (Annemann)
  • The Omega card prophecy
  • Orville Meyer's Twin Prediction ...
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Fifty Ways to use a Card Box

Don Tanner
Fifty Ways to use a Card Box by Don Tanner

Everybody owns a card box. Many magicians own several. Seldom are they used for anything more than vanishing a card. Now here's a whole new breath of life for them - fifty ways to put them to work. You will find complete routines here, or effects which can be used alone or in combination with other effects. This kind of reading stimulates your thinking, so that you will see places in your show where a card box is just the right answer. Reference ebooks of this type belong on every magicians digital shelf. They are the recipe ebooks of our trade.

  • Introduction
  • A Word About Card Boxes
  • Comedy...
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The Magic of Matt Schulien

Philip Reed Willmarth
The Magic of Matt Schulien by Philip Reed Willmarth

This is one of the all-time great books on magic, because it teaches not just a large selection of great tricks, but also a lot of concepts, applied psychology and ways to handle spectators.

A great big wonderful ebook about a great big wonderful performer and his tricks - the late great restauranteur, Matt Schulien. Schuliens Restaurant, the legendary and favorite eatery of local Chicagoans and visitors from abroad was a family owned enterprise for 113 years. Matt grew up in the family business and a lifetime of fooling patrons at his saloon made Matt one of the world's finest close-up men....

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Acrobatic Cards

Edward Marlo
Acrobatic Cards by Edward Marlo

The "Acrobatic Cards" captured Marlo's imagination - a brand new concept in a mechanical changing card. Now with this big ebook by Ed Marlo, the card trick is changed into a miracle...or a whole series of miracles! Plus an innovation called Marlo's secret Gimmick, which carries you even farther into the world of Acrobatic Cards. Contents include: six methods for handling the gaffed card, three methods for placing the selection, fifteen effects with Acrobatic Cards, Secret Gimmick, with ten effects, and a dozen inspired tricks including some by Jon Racherbaumer. Fully illustrated by Nelson Hahne. You will need...

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Two Second Deals

Russell T. Barnhart
Two Second Deals by Russell T. Barnhart

This ebook is for the advanced student of cards. Russel T. Barnhart teaches two second deals. One he calls the 'Thumb Second' and the other the 'Little Finger Second'. Both are described with words and photos.

1st edition 1974, 16 pages; 1st digital edition 2012, 12 pages.

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Ventriloquism

Kevin Davie
Ventriloquism by Kevin Davie

An interesting ebook on all aspects of ventriloquism, written by a true artist in this field - Kevin Davie of South Africa.

He devotes the first section of his ebook to the technique of ventriloquism, including breathing and the voice. Then he discusses the figure, the methods to bring it to life, so that it becomes your partner in the act. This section also covers dialogue and novelty ventriloquist devices.

Performing for children and for adults, and the art of singing while doing the act are carefully explained, plus the near-distant voice and distant voice, and the muffled voice. These...

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Shoot The Works

Edward Marlo
Shoot The Works by Edward Marlo

The greatest ebook on dice work ever written for the magician. A complete manual of dice manipulation from the magic angle. Reputation making tricks. A wealth of content, including the Great Dice Stack in which four dice on the table are covered with a dice cup. Performer slides cup in a swinging motion, with its mouth against the table, then lifts it, and the dice are piled in a perfect upright stack! Featured by the famous John Paul, John Platt and many other close up men.

Also includes dice transposition, a dice and hat routine, holdout, They're Loaded, 3 dice and a coin, etc. Complete...

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Sid Lorraine The Early Stuff

Sid Lorraine
Sid Lorraine The Early Stuff by Sid Lorraine

This famous Canadian performer and author was guest of honor at the 1973 Collector's Weekend. To honor him, this booklet of his early, unpublished material was made into a 36 page booklet. Besides fifteen Lorraine tricks and a section of miscellaneous gags, the booklet contains photos and a reproduction of the Berlinski poster made special for the occasion.

Sid is known for his humorous approach to magic, and the great number of users of his stuff show, his strong influence on magic.

1st edition 1973, 36 pages; 1st digital edition 2012, 38 pages.

★★★★★ $7.95
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The Trade Show Handbook

Bud Dietrich & Dick Jarrow
The Trade Show Handbook by Bud Dietrich & Dick Jarrow

Bud Dietrich was a full time pro since school days. Later in his life he has been almost exclusively a trade show magician, and had the added honor of being Mr. Hoyle, front magician for Hoyle cards.

When a man like that sets down his ideas on trade shows, backed by a good solid magic thinker like Dick Jarrow, we can expect a handbook that should rank easily with How to Sell and New Field. Trade shows are where the money is. Let Dietrich tell you how to get it!

Linking Ring review by John Braun:

46 pages, size 7x9, saddle stitched in an attractive cover, with title on front. Published...

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Charlie Miller Lecture Notes

Charlie Miller
Charlie Miller Lecture Notes by Charlie Miller

These are the lecture notes for a lecture Charlie Miller gave at Magic Inc. in 1967. He offers great insight into the art of magic, presentation, routining and audience management. He also teaches several great tricks.

Also included is a six page essay by Roberto Giobbi titled "Charlie Miller's Wisdom". (This essay originally appeared in two installments within my column "The Genii Session" in Genii - The Conjuror's Magazine, May and July 2005. It appears here in a slightly revised form and in agreement with Richard Kaufman and his Genii Corporation.)

Contents:

  • Foreword
  • General Remarks
  • Cashing a Check (Trick)
  • Miser's Dream or Money Catching ...
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Gen Grant's Manual of Magic

Ulysses Frederick Grant
Gen Grant's Manual of Magic by Ulysses Frederick Grant

Grant's storehouse of material! Like ten books in one. Contents include 25 Tricks and Ideas, 20 Tricks With a Short Card, Card in Envelope, Rising Floating Silk, Two Other Cigarette Routines, 25 Tricks and Ideas Part II, Five Super Card Mysteries, Thimble Routine, Lighted Cigarette Routine, 30th Century Magic. Illustrated.

1st edition 1964, pages 64; 1st digital editions 2012, 60 pages.

★★★★★ $9.95
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