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Magic That Perks!
by Harry E. Cecil

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Magic That Perks! by Harry E. Cecil

When an internationally-known funnyman-magician writes a book with his pals, you just know the result will perk you up!

And that's what you'll get with Magic That Perks - great magic with comedy patter that your audiences will love.

Cecil, a vice-president of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, provides gems from his own act in the first part of the ebook. The second section contains great magic from his friends and fellow IBM alums involving cards, coins, rope, and more. Here's a look at what's inside:

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Opening Patter
  • The Fir Tree
  • Vanishing Wand
  • Banana Bag
  • Laundry Ticket
  • Sun and Moon
  • Slate Prophecy
  • Card in Cigarette
  • Royal Flush
  • 'Sure Enough' Card Effect
  • Old Pink Lemonade Stand
  • Middle-Words
  • The Animal Chase
  • One of the Ups and Downs of Magic
  • New Finish for Max Sterling Egg Trick
  • Anti-Slip, No Connection Wrinkles
  • Watch Board
  • Silk Cocoon
  • Simple, Effective, Spelling Trick
  • Cups and Balls with Large Cups
  • Clean-Cut Color Change
  • Straitjacket Card Effect
  • The Case of the Four Kings
  • Subconscious Card Control
  • Sympathetic Spelling Bee
  • Color Harmony
  • Telephone Card Trick
  • Fun with Second-Dealing
  • Original Coin Act
  • The "Fitz" Hat Trick
  • Slate Divination
  • Mind Reading Extraordinary
  • A Silly Opening Trick
  • Dual Attraction
  • Relue's Ropes and Cups
  • The "G" Men and the Joker
  • Planting a Load in a Borrowed Hat
  • A Card Problem
  • Unusual Card Change
"Magic That Perks is crammed with good material and is delightfully written." - "Magic in Print" review in The Sphinx.

"Magic That Perks is highly recommended by those who have been privileged to examine the contents in manuscript form." - T. J. Crawford, columnist, The Linking Ring.

"A swell book. Just read it the third time and discovered several good effects which will be in my program in the future."- Bill Frazee, columnist, The Sphinx.

1st edition 1937, updated digital edition 2017, 140 pages.
word count: 35696 which is equivalent to 142 standard pages of text