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The Blue Bug

Robert J. Gunther & A. Sydney Fleischman
The Blue Bug by Robert J. Gunther & A. Sydney Fleischman

A manual of sorcery with cigarette papers. No matter whether you're a magician, a mentalist, or land somewhere in between, there's something for you in this brilliant ebook. Intimate, indetectable, close-up magic giving the appearing of great skill but requiring a minimum of sleight of hand. Over a dozen illustrations and a score of effects and methods.

Illustrated by Bob Gunther, former Disney animator, the moves are cleanly and clearly depicted, as if the authors were teaching them to you over drinks at their favorite watering hole.

Partial contents:

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Basic...
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Thimble Thimon

Chester Dobski
Thimble Thimon by Chester Dobski

If you've ever thought of presenting magic with thimbles, this is the ebook for you. Chock full of sleights, flourishes, manipulations, routines and ideas you'll want to add to your act. Magic with thimbles is something that many of today's audiences haven't had the pleasure of seeing, which makes it new and different to them. As thimbles are small and portable, they can easily be carried in a pocket or purse, always ready to amuse and amaze, wherever you might be.

Partial contents:

  • Introduction
  • Foreword
  • The Multiplying Thimbles
  • Miracle Penetration
  • One Hand Visible Penetration
  • Instantaneous...
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Laugh Lines 8

Jimmy Muir
Laugh Lines 8 by Jimmy Muir

The eighth and final volume in Jimmy Muir's Laugh Lines series is packed to the gills with even more side-splitting jokes, gags, comic observations, heckler stoppers, one-liners and opening monologue ideas for magicians, emcees, comics, salespeople and others who need to inject humor into their presentations.

Jimmy Muir was acknowledged by many of magic's greats as the funniest guy on the planet. Whether it was performing at a huge national convention or emceeing the floor show at his San Francisco hotel, Jimmy's material was always top notch.

The original Laugh Lines booklets are sadly...

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The Farmer and the Witch Illusion

Ulysses Frederick Grant & T. A. Whitney
The Farmer and the Witch Illusion by Ulysses Frederick Grant & T. A. Whitney

Here's a stage illusion that fits in a suitcase. A miracle that your audience will talk about long after the curtain drops. Two children volunteers are selected and come up to the stage. A boy is dressed in a farmer's costume with mask and a girl is dressed in a witch's costume with mask and broom. The performer tells a story of how an old witch called at the farmer's door for food and water and how the farmer turned her away. But the old witch had magical powers and changed places with the farmer, to teach him a lesson.

The magician asks the farmer to remove his mask and in place of the...

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Beer Bottle Bafflers

Carl Haist & T. A. Whitney
Beer Bottle Bafflers by Carl Haist & T. A. Whitney

25 tricks, tips and routines designed for the Nielsen, Weller, or other rubber vanishing/appearing bottle.

If you own a rubber beer, cola or ketchup bottle, this is the book for you. From the 1940s to now, there have been thousands upon thousands of rubber beer, soda and ketchup bottles sold. While it is effective just to wad up the (supposedly) glass bottle in a paper bag and toss it offstage, you can do so much more with it. And that's the purpose of this informative ebook.

You would indeed be fortunate to somehow locate and afford a copy of the hard to find, out of print first edition...

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Off the Beaten Path

Wilbur Kattner
Off the Beaten Path by Wilbur Kattner

Looking for something a little bit different in magic? Here are 14 card and general magic ideas with the accent on novelty and practicability. Wilbur Kattner, the mastermind behind such ingenious effects as The Shattering Flask and The Prolix Spirit Writes, has filled the pages of this ebook with conjuring that deserves a place in your program.

Contains Orville Meyer's Restless Colors, and the torn corner effect, CLIMAX!, which won the Caryl Fleming Gold Medal Award for the author. Also included is a complete explanation of how to make Daub ala Meyer, a marketed product for card magicians, which has since...

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Conjuring for Children

William W. Larsen
Conjuring for Children by William W. Larsen

Bill Larsen reveals the inside secrets for performing magic to children in this newly revised ebook.

Aside from the author's sage and practical advice, garnered from hundreds of shows for youngsters, you get twelve entertaining routines using standard equipment you likely already own. Now you, too, can crack this lucrative field and beat out the local competition. Included are tricks using toys, animals, rings, coins, handkerchiefs, silks, etc. Most of the described effects include full patter.

Best of all, this edition has been newly revised and updated with performance suggestions and...

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35 Weird and Psychic Effects

Clettis Musson
35 Weird and Psychic Effects by Clettis Musson

Here's a collection of 35 mental and spirit mysteries worthy of performance by any psychic entertainer.

For the performer looking to present something beyond the normal, these (actually 36) effects are ones that you'll find yourself using anywhere people gather. And if you're called upon to provide seance-worthy demonstrations, the effects described in this ebook to make you a medium to be reckoned with. Inside you'll find mental magic with cards, cigarettes, silks and billets, as well as plenty of reputation-makers for the "dark" spirit seance room.

Here's a sampling of the contents: ...

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Last Word Blindfold Methods

Burling Hull
Last Word Blindfold Methods by Burling Hull

Over $500 of professional mentalists' blindfold secrets are divulged in this insider's publication. The use of a blindfold adds a flair of mystery and showmanship to any mental or psychic presentation. It lends a dramatic touch that makes the audience sit up and pay attention. An astounding twelve different blindfolds are revealed -fourteen methods in all, making this one of the most complete compendiums on this subject ever to be assembled.

Explained are methods used by stage mentalists, club entertainers, psychic "office" workers and phony mediums to present "eyeless vision", "seeing with...

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Modernism in Pasteboard

Ralph W. Hull & Nelson C. Hahne
Modernism in Pasteboard by Ralph W. Hull & Nelson C. Hahne

The inventor of the "Mental Photography Deck" and one of magic's best illustrators teamed up to provide this outstanding collection of 11 stunning card and mental effects.

The experts agree, this is one book you can't afford to pass up. Ralph W. Hull's thorough explanations guide the reader through a series of clever card routines. This guidebook introduced artist Nelson Hahne's "Magical Map" concept of using his excellent pen-and-ink drawings to thoroughly explain the subtleties of the various moves and handlings.

Not just for card workers, Hull's "Animated Chalk Marks" effect will also...

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L.W. Random Conceptions with Cards

William W. Larsen & T. Page Wright
L.W. Random Conceptions with Cards by William W. Larsen & T. Page Wright

Long out of print, we're pleased to bring you this nice collection of sleight of hand card work from the team of Larsen and Wright. These clever card miracles are written in a relaxed, personal style, just as if Larsen and Wright were sharing the various moves in the back room of your local magic shop.

You'd expect to pay a king's ransom for the original, single broadside sheet manuscript. Luckily, Magic World has reissued this hard to find manuscript in a revised, easy-to-read digital format. Unlike the original, the individual effects now even have titles, making it easier than ever before...

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Outline of Mystery

Arthur Leroy
Outline of Mystery by Arthur Leroy

Here are a devil's dozen effects, moves and miracles for the semi-professional that, for the most part, don't rely on external gimmicks. It's one of those rare books that, the more you read it, the more you'll appreciate it. Not written for the faint of heart. If you're after bold, professional magic, this is the book for you. (And yes, the title is a pun on H. G. Well's Outline of History. Kudos if you caught that.)

You'll find effects for close-up, platform and stage. The details are provided as if you were a trusted confidante of the author.

Partial Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Spell...
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35 Miracles with a Mirror Glass

Ulysses Frederick Grant & T. A. Whitney
35 Miracles with a Mirror Glass by Ulysses Frederick Grant & T. A. Whitney

Here are 35 miracles you can perform with this most handy magical accessory. T. A. Whitney teams up with U. F. Grant to bring you nearly three dozen amazing magical tricks, routines and twists using the mirror glass. Productions, vanishes, transformations, mental effects and more are all described in patient detail, enabling you to add color, flash and mystery to your performances.

Partial Contents

  • Magic Cigarette Maker
  • All the Tea in China
  • Enchanted Necklace
  • Comedy Necklace Trick
  • A Knotty Problem
  • Parade of Silks
  • Instant Shopping
  • Ring on Ribbon
  • The Changing Card
  • Two Card Monte...
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More of Berland's Exclusive Tricks

Samuel Berland
More of Berland's Exclusive Tricks by Samuel Berland

Here are more brilliantly conceived magical effects for platform, TV and stage by that master of amazement, Samuel Berland. Long out of print, this slim volume fills a need for commercial, visual magic that makes the performer look like ... well ... a magician.

Just look at what's included:

INTRODUCTION

PERFECT RESTORED BILL. A torn and restored effect with a borrowed, marked bill.

RABBIT OR BOWL OF WATER PRODUCTION. A clever production effect, easy to make and perform.

CHALLENGE JUMBO CARD TRANSPOSITION. Two jumbo cards change places. Cards can be examined before and after. ...

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Collected Mental Mysteries

Lester Watts & B. W. McCarron
Collected Mental Mysteries by Lester Watts & B. W. McCarron

Here's a rare book of 16 mental effects, brought back to life for a new generation of performers and audiences. The tests in this unusual book run from mediumistic effects where the spirits do the work, to design duplication tests to billet reading to two-person mental mysteries.

Experienced psychic entertainers will find novelty in the methods used to perform the various effects. They will definitely capture your attention and get you thinking. Each of the effects is examined in detail with an "afterthoughts" section that provides alternate performance ideas, substitute methods and new material...

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Mindreading Supreme

Orville Wayne Meyer
Mindreading Supreme by Orville Wayne Meyer

[Note: Also included in More Miracles in Mentalism.

Now you can perform apparent acts of "Hellstromism" or muscle reading, similar to how a world-famous psychic entertainer finds his paycheck after every performance.

True muscle reading is a phenomenal ability, in the hands of a master showman. Yet this skill takes months to fully master. Now, with the release of this fine routine, Meyer reveals the method behind his supreme mental test. Each of several audience members decides on an experiment or "test" (of the kind usually associated with contact mindreading) for the mentalist to attempt. The mentalist, while blindfolded, asks one of...

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Street Faker Act

Tommy Windsor
Street Faker Act by Tommy Windsor

Here's a great change of pace routine for the magician -- an act that parodies the medicine pitchman. Audiences love it ... and you will, too.

The author includes his exact routine, including every bit of the hilarious patter and bits of business that made Tommy's act a laugh riot on stages from coast to coast. Not burlesque, but a clean comedy "pitch" act that can be performed in churches and schools as well as lodges and clubs. Full of laughs, but not a "blue" gag in the lot. A riot of fun but contains nothing to offend anyone.

You sell and demonstrate "Dr. Presto's Magical Medicines...

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Unbelievable

Frederick Michael Shields & Bascom Jones
Unbelievable by Frederick Michael Shields & Bascom Jones

A billion-to-1 psychic miracle using a regular deck of cards. A reputation maker, yet easy to perform.

A deck of cards is legitimately riffle shuffled and cut. A spectator selects any two suits, say Spades and Diamonds. These two suits are removed from the pack and given to the spectator. The performer takes the other two suits not chosen. The spectator deals a card face down. The performer places a card face up on this card. This is repeated. Variety is added by the performer dealing a card face down and spectator covers this card with one of his cards face-up. When all cards are dealt...

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Laugh Lines 7

Jimmy Muir
Laugh Lines 7 by Jimmy Muir

Jimmy Muir's seventh volume is jam-packed with even more side-splitting jokes, gags, comic observations, heckler stoppers, one-liners and opening monologue ideas for magicians, emcees, comics, salespeople and others who need to inject humor into their presentations.

Jimmy Muir was acknowledged by many of magic's greats as the funniest guy on the planet. Whether it was performing at a huge national convention or emceeing the floor show at his San Francisco hotel, Jimmy's material was always top notch.

The original Laugh Lines booklets are sadly out of print and jealously hoarded by magicians...

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How to M.C. And Put A Show Together

Jimmy Muir & B. W. McCarron
How to M.C. And Put A Show Together by Jimmy Muir & B. W. McCarron

Many performers are called upon, at one time or another, to host a show. Now you can prepare yourself in advance, to deliver a dynamic and exciting performance. Whether it's for a talent show, a two-hour evening show, or a variety telethon in front of a TV audience, being the Master of Ceremonies can be a fun and rewarding experience - if you know what you're doing.

The authors, who have performed as emcees for magic shows, beauty pageants, fairs, outdoor festivals, in hotels, and on theatre stages for hundreds of performances, reveal all their tips and secrets in this easy-to-understand...

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The Pitchman's Svengali Routine

Eddie St. John
The Pitchman's Svengali Routine by Eddie St. John

Make money at magic shows, fairs, carnivals, or simply entertain your audience with the Pitchman's Svengali Routine. Now you, too, can add extra income at your shows by demonstrating and selling Svengali Decks, using this carefully constructed routine. Built along the time-honored comedy sales pitch, as used by medicine men and carny hucksters, this routine includes full patter and presentation so not only is the audience entertained, but the spectators are also primed to buy.

In this revised and updated version, you also get wholesale sources and other valuable information to help ensure...

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New Dr. Q Slate Routines

Robert A. Nelson
New Dr. Q Slate Routines by Robert A. Nelson

Here are eight new routines for the Dr. Q Slates that will thoroughly baffle any audience, who will believe that you enlist spirit assistance, as there is no other likely explanation.

The Dr. Q Slates are acclaimed by professional mentalists as the most amazing and baffling spirit slate writing mystery ever devised. An apparent miracle of the psychic world. Now you can present even more mind-blowing mental and psychic demonstrations with these incredible slates.

Here in this collection are new sensational routines - new prediction tricks - new possibilities and greater utilization with...

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Omar's Prophecies

Stanley Jaks & J. G. Thompson Jr.
Omar's Prophecies by Stanley Jaks & J. G. Thompson Jr.

Dr. Jaks' Triple Prediction miracle and other mental subtleties are clearly explained in this must-have manuscript for mentalists and psychic entertainers. Dr. Jaks devised a devilishly clever Triple Prediction. Now, J. G. Thompson's clear instructions enable you to perform this amazing demonstration.

Plus, you also get additional chapters on Jaks' techniques for: his billet knife, Chuck Smith's M-T Pad, a devastating card mental test for stage, and how Jaks would stretch the truth to turn a terrific prediction into a mind-blowing spectator experience.

The Triple Prediction effect, as...

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Nelson Enterprises Manuscript Collection 3

Robert A. Nelson
Nelson Enterprises Manuscript Collection 3 by Robert A. Nelson

The largest collection, yet, in the Nelson Manuscript series. Here are five more, hard-to-find Nelson Enterprises manuscripts for mentalists and magicians, plus a free bonus book.

Mentalists, psychic entertainers, magicians, collectors and magic historians will be pleased to discover the following manuscripts and books from the Nelson Enterprises catalog, now updated and edited for a new generation of performers:

Resistance Secrets - A series of four unbelievable demonstrations where the performer - either man or woman - is able to defy the strength of a powerful, burly spectator. (NE...

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