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Keith Clark

(Alsace-Lorraine, Germany: 26th April 1908 - 20th April 1979)

Stage name since 1926 of Pierre Feyss, of French parentage. Moved to Nice, France, after WW I. Pro since 1926. Aka "Pierre Cartier" (in 1938 and 1972), "Pier Cartier", and "Kepi Clarque" (after 1930s).

Pet effects: cigarette manipulation and the Inertia Trick (eggs in glasses). Played London, USA (1932-35), Australia (1935), and USA (1936-1950s). Returned to France in the 1950s.

Authored the classic Encyclopedia of Cigarette Tricks (1937, 308pp, ghosted by J. Hugard; 2nd ed rev 1952, 318pp) with French translation by Sardina (1958, 381pp); Keith Clark's Rope Royale (1942, 14pp, by John Braun); Celebrated Cigarettes (1943, 21pp); and Silks Supreme (1943, 18pp).

Charter member of the Club Magique de Paris (IBM Ring 191) 1969. Played Portugal in 1972 (as "Pierre Cartier"). A suicide. NOTE: He sometimes falsely claimed for patriotic reasons to have been born in Nancy, France.

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Rope Royale by Keith ClarkKeith Clark's Rope Royale is a beautiful bit of magic performed with the simplest of properties - a piece of soft rope and a pair of scissors. These props can be carried in the pocket, yet when the feat is performed by a true magician, it ranks in entertainment value with a stage illusion.
  • Foreword
  • As the Spectator Sees It
  • The Rope to Use
  • Preparation
  • Presentation
  • Restoration
  • Knots Reappear
  • Knots Dissolve
  • Samples
  • Patriotic Rope Royale
1st edition 1942, 14 pages; PDF 16 pages.
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Silks Supreme by Keith ClarkThe routine was met with favor all around the world (England, France, Norway, Sweden, and the United States) before all types of audiences and under all conditions. Mr. Clark presented it with great success during his engagements at New York City's famous Rainbow Room and Loew's State Theater on Times Square.
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • As The Spectator Sees It
  • Properties
  • Preparation
  • Presentation
  • 1. A Striking Experiment
  • 2. The "Naughty" Knots
  • 3. Squeegie, Squeegie!
  • 4. The Fourth Dimension
  • 5. Another Silk Appears
  • 6. The Conjurer Counts - And Counts Again!
  • 7. The Sympathetic Silks ...
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Celebrated Cigarettes by Keith ClarkThis is a detailed description of Keith Clark's 'Phoenix plot' routine, where a cigarette gets destroyed but somehow is recreated - as it were it rises like Phoenix from its ashes.
  • FOREWORD
  • THUMB-NAIL HISTORY OF THE "CELEBRATED CIGARETTES" ROUTINE
  • INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
  • CELEBRATED CIGARETTES - AS THE SPECTATOR SEES IT
  • PROPERTIES AND PREPARATION
    • For the Cigarette to Silk
    • For the Water-Drinking Routine
    • Sleights
    • For the Cigar and Pipe Finish
  • THE PUBLIC PERFORMANCE OF CELEBRATED CIGARETTES
    • Preparation
    • Presentation
    • Extra Deluxe Routine
    • Water Drinking Finish
    • Cigar and Pipe Finish ...
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Keith Clark

Encyclopedia of Cigarette Tricks by Keith ClarkThis is truly an encyclopedic work including sleight of hand manipulation with cigarettes as well as all gimmicks, all explained with more than 300 photos. Pretty much everything that is to know about this subject is included in this ebook. Produce lit cigarettes endlessly, crush a burning cigarette in your hand and have it vanish and a lot more.
  • Preface To The First Edition
  • Foreword To The First Edition
  • Author's Preface To The First Edition
  • Editor's Preface To The Second Edition
  • Important Notice!
  • Chapter I: Introduction
    • I. The Cigarette
    • II. The Cigarette-Acts
    • III. Bibliography ...
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