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Laugh Lines 5

Jimmy Muir
Laugh Lines 5 by Jimmy Muir

Need more laughs in your act? Jimmy Muir has the answer with this, the fifth volume in the hilarious Laugh Lines series, with yet more jokes, gags, comic observations, one-liners and opening monologue ideas for magicians, emcees, comedians and other entertainers.

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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Within the Dark Circle

unknown
Within the Dark Circle by unknown

This hard-to-find text on trumpet mediumship and fraudulent spiritism is now updated and better than ever.

Audiences enjoy seeing the psychic entertainer reveal the inside secrets of fraudulent mediums. And now, thanks to this rare old manuscript, you can. We love the title, for it really sets the mood, as the manifestations described take place in the dark, around the séance table. This is just the ticket for hosting a regular series of entertaining séances at your home, or that of your client.

And that's not all. Only in this edition is revealed a modern-day source for obtaining a...

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More Tips On Tricks

Milbourne Christopher
More Tips On Tricks by Milbourne Christopher

Pro magician and author Milbourne Christopher reveals even more favorite tips, ideas, gags, patter and effects from his own shows. Get extra mileage from the magic effects you already own.

This ebook picks up from where his earlier book, Tips on Tricks, leaves off - with no duplication of material. Just practical, tested material for any performer. At this low price, we think it's one of the finest values in magic today.

"One of the most practical brochures on magic I've ever seen. 'More Tips on Tricks' is crammed with material which has obviously been performance tested." - Wm. W. Larsen, Sr.

"A fine volume full...

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New Applause Winning Tricks

Samuel Berland & T. A. Whitney
New Applause Winning Tricks by Samuel Berland & T. A. Whitney

Here are more beautifully routined professional effects to add to your act, from the minds of Berland and Whitney. The experts agree that the effects in this book are applause-getters. We concur, as well. Not just one or two, but seven separate routines that you'll want to put to use right away. The crystal-clear illustrations by Herb Borin and Mickey O'Malley make it easy to follow every move.

Just look at what's included:

Super Card Impalement - A card stab effect using two knives that reveal the selected cards from a pair of spectators.

Triple Magical Surprise - Three lit cigarettes...

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The Dime and Penny

Lloyd E. Jones
The Dime and Penny by Lloyd E. Jones

Twenty-five excellent tricks are concisely explained by Lloyd E. Jones for this excellent piece of mechanical coin magic. Nicely illustrated, too. The Dime and Penny ebook makes an old trick modern and definitely establishes it as one of the classics of magic.

No difficult sleights are required, no bulky apparatus, every move is described. You'll deceive your friends for days on end with the excellent magic effects possible with this one piece of mechanical magic. It's doubtful that any book devoted to a single pocket trick has ever featured such good magic as is given in this book.

Many...

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You're On!

Wilbur Kattner
You're On! by Wilbur Kattner

Here are not one, but two, fully routined magic acts that are commercial and different. They work equally well for the one- or two-person show. Each of the routines is a complete unit, with effects that lead up to a definite climax. Patter, music cues, stage movements and rehearsal suggestions are included. You also get standalone effects, new wrinkles for established effects, and additional patter and bits of business to add to your show.

PARTIAL CONTENTS:

THE RESTLESS COLORS (Orville Meyer) is a routine on par with "Out Of This World." It is guaranteed to leave magicians and laymen in a daze. It...

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Pilfered Patter 1.5

Ken Allen
Pilfered Patter 1.5 by Ken Allen

People who know comedy recommend Ken Allen's Pilfered Patter as the book to get. Don Lawton, Bill Larsen Jr., John Braun and other professional entertainers and comedy writers raved about the material in Pilfered Patter No. 1. But we didn't stop there. Introducing Pilfered Patter 1.5, the new and improved ebook of comic monologues, one- and two-liners, gags, jokes and funny stories to intersperse during or between effects in your routine.

Nothing is off limits - not even sex - which is why this ebook carries a warning that it may not be appropriate for those under 17 years of age. (There's...

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Tips

Ken Allen
Tips by Ken Allen

On a budget? Can't find audience-friendly magic at the magic shop? Then build your own with this great collection of 52 magic tips, ideas, patter and suggestions (or in other words, T.I.P.S.)

Even if you're all thumbs, the author's clear descriptions and illustrations makes it easy to craft amazing effects, props and utility items. He also reveals the source of an incredible building material, as well as finishing tips.

Magic reviewers, dealers and magicians everywhere all agree that TIPS contains the largest collection of new, easy to make practical magic than books five times the price....

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Phantini's Mental Key

Gene Grant
Phantini's Mental Key by Gene Grant

Mentalists, here is Phantini's lost classic of 25 mind-blowing mental effects, now available again in a new, updated edition. Gene Grant unveils over two dozen stunners with billets, business cards, playing cards and books that will have your audience crediting you with out-of-this-world mental powers.

All are one-man effects. Many can be performed close-up for intimate audiences, while others will play great for platform and theatre use. Our favorites rely on the "Phantinism" principle, which is Grant's streamlined presentation based on equivoque, but so subtle that it'll leave your audiences...

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Nelson Enterprises Manuscript Collection 1

Robert A. Nelson
Nelson Enterprises Manuscript Collection 1 by Robert A. Nelson

Here are five vintage (and expensive) Nelson Enterprises mental manuscripts, now available in a convenient, updated collection to add to your library. This collection contains the following Nelson manuscripts, updated and edited for a new generation of performers:

Spirit Pendulum — A small weight, suspended inside a corked glass bottle, swings and taps the side of the bottle, answering questions from the audience. There are no connections to the bottle, which may be examined or handed out as a souvenir. (NE Cat. #276)

Webster Outdone — A book test performed with an unprepared vest...

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ESP: Fact or Fiction

David Robbins
ESP: Fact or Fiction by David Robbins

Cash in on interest in ESP and mind power with this 15 minute lecture and 30 minute demonstration that you can give.

The author has presented this lecture many times with great success. It is both educational and entertaining and will be enjoyed by most any audience from teens to active seniors. At the conclusion of the lecture, a demonstration of ESP (or is it?) follows. Audience participation is encouraged. Any magician or mentalist can perform the lecture. It can be read straight from a printed copy, performed from memory, or better yet, given as a PowerPoint presentation.

Use this...

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Laugh Lines 4

Jimmy Muir
Laugh Lines 4 by Jimmy Muir

Is your funny bone ready? Here's the fourth hilarious installment in the Laugh Lines series, with even more jokes, gags, comic observations, one-liners and opening monologue ideas for magicians, emcees, comedians and other entertainers.

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 and comedians. Individual...

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The Gyp Artist

William W. Larsen
The Gyp Artist by William W. Larsen

Here's an entertaining, 25- to 60-minute lecture that you, the magician or mentalist, can present on the topic of scams and cons. And it's a money-maker.

Become an Expert on Cons and Swindles...
Or just talk like one. This is a new field for most magicians and mentalists, allowing you to give your lecture to civic groups, security seminars, government agencies, corporations -- anywhere people gather. And these organizations have deep pockets, too, able to pay you well for your time.

Fabled Bunco Games of History...
Now become practical, effective tricks in the magician's hands, each...

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A Baker's Dozen Hummers

Bob Hummer
A Baker's Dozen Hummers by Bob Hummer

Here's a compendium of 13 of Bob Hummer's unique, mind-blowing stunts for magicians and mentalists. A baker's dozen mentalism and magic effects using cards and coins. Each one seems utterly impossible, yet they work every time.

CONTENTS

  • Foreword (B. W. McCarron)
  • Introduction (Martin Gardner)
  • PART I. HALF A DOZEN HUMMERS
  • 1. The Magic Separation
  • 2. Face-Up Prediction
  • 3. Lite-Ning Addition
  • 4. Two Card Transpo
  • 5. Two Card Location
  • 6. Card and Ribbon
  • PART II. SIX MORE HUMMERS
  • 7. The Four G-Men
  • 8. The Card on the Window Pane
  • 9. Double Thought
  • 10. A Rare Coin Stunt
  • 11. A Possible...
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How To Book Your Act

Keith Parr & B. W. McCarron
How To Book Your Act by Keith Parr & B. W. McCarron

Aimed primarily at the magician who desires to work clubs, casinos and taverns, this ebook reveals how to get your act booked, even if you don't have an agent.

The authors, who've combined to give performances in 30 states and Canada in clubs, taverns, theatres and on TV, reveal the secrets that booking agents and working professionals don't want you to know. Not only does it cover how and what to include in your advertising, it provides tips on structuring your campaign to answer questions that your clients want to know.

Learn how to separate yourself from the rest of the pack, with these...

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The Whispering Spirit

Bob Hummer
The Whispering Spirit by Bob Hummer

An entertaining mental feat with a borrowed deck of cards.

From the brilliant mind of Bob Hummer comes a divination mystery that seems impossible, yet you do it every time. The performer takes the spectator on an adventure with a borrowed deck and a dead person's age (which is furnished by anyone in the room). In some uncanny manner, the "Whispering Spirit" aids the performer in solving the mystery. The performer does not need to touch the deck while they are in the spectator's hands.

There are no setups, stacks or cyclical rotations. The cards may be borrowed. The cards are not marked....

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Improved Question Reading

J. G. Thompson Jr.
Improved Question Reading by J. G. Thompson Jr.

Mentalists, here's the last word in question reading, using no chemicals, no stooges and no apparatus.

Any number of spectators write questions or other data on plain white cards, all of which are sealed by their writers themselves in opaque envelopes. Each spectator is designated by a number and these numbers are written on the envelopes. The performer gathers the questions, which are at no time out of sight of the audience, and begins to divulge the contents!. As soon as each question is answered, it is returned to the writer who acknowledges the card as the one on which he wrote and verifies...

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The Prolix Spirit Writes

Wilbur Kattner
The Prolix Spirit Writes by Wilbur Kattner

Audiences and critics alike love this mysterious psychic entertainment stunt. A reputation-maker. Like all good mentalism, it has a simple premise. A female spectator secretly writes a question about her future. Another spectator examines a blank piece of paper, then initials and holds it for safekeeping. The lady now reads her written question aloud and the performer (that's you) calls upon the spirits to reply. The blank, initialed paper is opened by the spectator holding it, who discovers that it's no longer blank. He reads the lengthy reply the spirits have written in answer to the lady...

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Novel Magic

Lu Brent
Novel Magic by Lu Brent

This famous book is once again available in a new, revision edition.

Professional magicians and reviewers have given this book an amazing reception. The reason is plain to see, for here is a collection of the very smartest magic, devised and used in his own act by Lu Brent, the topnotch Philadelphia professional. Those who know have called the book sensational, others, novel and original, while all highly endorse the practical value and the effectiveness of the magic that is so thoroughly explained and illustrated. There is something of value for every performer, as the table of contents...

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Tips on Tricks

Milbourne Christopher
Tips on Tricks by Milbourne Christopher

Christopher reveals his favorite tips, ideas, gags, patter and effects from his own shows. Get more from the magic you already own.

Divided into three parts, you get Tips on Tricks; Nite Club Magic (featuring suggestions from the author and Russell Swann); and Up From the Audience - a chapter of practical tips for getting the best audience helpers up on stage to assist you.

A wealth of practical, tested material for any performer, written by the author who brought you Stretching A Rope. One of the finest values in magic.

"[A] non-padded presentation of bits, gags and "business" that any active wizard can...
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Telepathic Trio

Eddie Clever & J. G. Thompson Jr.
Telepathic Trio by Eddie Clever & J. G. Thompson Jr.

Thompson and Clever unite again to bring you three baffling mental mysteries that you and your audiences will enjoy.

Magicians and mentalists everywhere raved about this collection when it was first released. Long out of print, this revised manuscript is once again available to a new generation of performers.

Sh-h-h-h-h-h! (Clever) - A spectacular blindfold mystery with secret agent patter. Audience members tear a spectator-written letter to shreds and hand the pieces to the performer behind his back. The performer, unable to see the pieces or even discern which side is up, unfailingly...

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The Master Code

Robert A. Nelson
The Master Code by Robert A. Nelson

Positively the last word on two-person mentalism, allowing names, dates, personal effects, zodiac signs and much more to be quickly and effectively transmitted without the use of electronics or gimmicks.

Your audience will be spellbound as they witness your sensational and uncanny demonstrations of Mental Telepathy. Audience questions, personal articles, birth dates, zodiac signs and more are revealed by the on stage psychic. If you remember the mesmerizing nightclub performance by the suave mentalist in the motion picture "Nightmare Alley," then you've seen a sample of what a successful...

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Phantini's Contact

Gene Grant
Phantini's Contact by Gene Grant

There was something peculiar about Dora, who lived in the old mansion at the top of the hill. Some say she could communicate with the dead and make humans do things against their will. Others swore she could read thoughts and that no secret was safe from her inquisitive and prying mind. Dora, now seated and blindfolded upon the dais, is about to demonstrate her strange powers...

Here are six mind-numbing mental demonstrations from the one and only Phantini. Contact is a two-person mental routine that doesn't rely on any verbal code. Truth be told, many of the demonstrations can be performed...

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Dr. Q's Want Ad Test

Claude Alexander Conlin
Dr. Q's Want Ad Test by Claude Alexander Conlin

Here's Alexander's own method of a stage mentalism feat that borders on genuine clairvoyance. You, too, can be "The Man Who Knows!"

A spectator selects a page of classified ads from among several in the newspaper and perhaps a hundred individual ads are cut out. Half a dozen spectators assist by folding the ads in half and placing them on a tray or table. From among the ads, thirteen are selected at random (a true free choice) and each is inserted into a standard drug or coin envelope and sealed. Note that the performer does not assist in the folding, inserting or sealing operation.

The...

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