Written by Harlan Tarbell

1943/27
Work of Various

416 pages (Hardcover), published by D. Robbins & Co., Inc.
Illustrated with drawings by Harlan Tarbell.
Language: English

(160 entries)

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Milbourne Christopher Christopher's "Double Cross" eight paper pieces, four with X on them are burnt, X now on other pieces
VariationsAlso published here 53
Joe Berg Joe Berg's "Double Cross" chalk crosses travel from paper into performer's hand
57
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell's Sugar Mark pencil mark from sugar cube to saucer
58
Milbourne Christopher Match Book and Coin coin appears in torn up match book
61
Milbourne Christopher Match Stickler match travels into spectator's hand
63
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh Match Routine two matches appear, travel, ..
65
P. T. Selbit Match through Safety Pin
68
Richard Himber Match on Edge match on edge stunt with new method
70
Unknown Rising and Falling Match match floats up and down in filled bottle
71
Wallace A Button off the Vest button torn off spectator's vest and restored
72
Milbourne Christopher Tavern Trickery card index appears in bottle cap
75
Unknown Cross Cut Force
76
Milbourne Christopher Finger Tip Telepathy instant stooge, submitting name of forced card to spectator
76
Unknown Under Handkerchief Force
77
Unknown The Phantom Safety Pin moving pin along top line
Related toVariations 79
Unknown Ring, Rope And Pin borrowed ring penetrates rope
Related toVariations 81
Tom Osborne "Ring and Spirit Knot" ring put in knot under handkerchief
83
Unknown An Easy False Knot
85
Unknown The Ring in the Knot ring put in knot under handkerchief
86
Unknown A Fountain Pen Nifty cap of fountain pen vanishes and reappears on pen
88
Joe Berg Criss-Cross Paper Napkin napkin torn, torn pieces transpose with full pieces, full restoration
89
Unknown Psychometric Crayons performer knows color of crayon put in paper tube
94
Dr. Zina Bennett Nifty Knots knots appear in rope
96
Unknown Vanishing Knot Flourishes five methods
99
G. W. Hunter Puzzle Knot knot without letting go of the ends
101
Unknown Bachelor's Needle old pseudo needle threading effect
102
John Scarne John Scarne's Bill Change ungimmicked
Related to 106
U. F. Grant Slow Motion Bill Transposition
Related toVariations 109
U. F. Grant "Million Dollar" Bill Mystery two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelope
Related toVariations 112
Unknown The Persnickety Pinochle Player two aces of diamonds are torn in half, one half appears elsewhere
115
Milbourne Christopher Novel Burned and Restored Bill bill burned on top of plate is found underneath
116
Unknown Half and Half bill changes to coins into envelope that is cut
118
Unknown The Life Safer bill to life safer package used as pull
122
Paul LePaul Le Paul's Torn Bill bill torn in half, one half changes to half dollar, restored
Related to 126
Unknown A Dollar makes a "Break" bill to coins, bill breaks pencil (outstreched finger)
127
Unknown The Topsy-Turvy Bill bill is folded and opened, then upside down
129
Samuel Berland Berland's One to Four bill is cut in fourths, each change to new bill
130
Unknown Making Money to Order cut paper to money
133
Tom Osborne Instant Number Memorization how to quickly memorize serial number
134
Unknown Sign-A-Bill gag, bills bound into check book
135
Unknown A Roll of Bills gag, several bills are glued together at short end and rolled up
Related toAlso published here 136
Manuel Manuel's Coin Star
Variations 137
Manuel The Four Coin Flourish roll out
Related to 139
Allan Shaw The Coin Roll
140
Al Zink Al Zink's Coin Production
142
Nelson Hahne Dime Through Hand
Related to 145
Joe Berg Joe Berg's Coin Change
146
Harry Bernstein Dollar and Dime dollar changes to dime and back, clean looking, edge work
147
Paul Morris Paul Morris' Coin Vanish to back palm and sleeve
151
Paul Morris Color Changing Coin Morris' Vanish (page 151) as a transformation
153
Paul Morris Ubiquitous Coin to rhymed patter
153
Unknown Ramsay Subtlety
157
Paul Morris Coin through the Handkerchief
159
Unknown French "Pill Box" Coin Mystery three coins from pill box to nest of packages
160
Unknown Coins in a Loaf of Bread three coins from pill box to bread
164
Unknown Okito Coin Box coins vanish from box, steal moves, three methods
166
Unknown Coin Through The Hat
170
James F. Herpick Dime Delusion two small glasses mouth-to-mouth, coin through whisky glass
Also published here 171
Tom Osborne Five Coin Routine five coins are produced and put in bottom less glass, more coins are produced
173
Unknown The "Throw-Away" Coin Vanish
176
Unknown The Chameleon Poker Chips
177
Paul LePaul Le Paul's Pass
181
Arthur H. Buckley Side-Bottom Pass side steal to bottom
183
Frank Kelly Frank Kelly's Bottom Placement
184
Unknown Card Through The Magazine kelly bottom placement
187
Tommy Dowd Card in the Pocket using kelly bottom placement
Related toAlso published here 188
Unknown Simplex Card to Pocket loading indifferent or x card into inside pocket
191
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Pass to top, bottom, or reversed to center
Variations 192
Unknown Direct False Cut straight cut
195
Richard Himber Himber's False Cut
196
Unknown Under-Cut False Cut
197
Paul Rosini Paul Rosini's False Cut
197
Paul Rosini E-Z Three-Way False Cut
199
Joe Berg Joe Berg's False Cut three way
201
Unknown Direct False Count
201
Unknown Slip-Over False Count
203
Unknown Put-Back False Count counting cards off a pack
204
Unknown Pick-Up False Count
205
Unknown Palm-Over False Count into spectator's hand
206
Unknown Glide False Count
207
Jack Hecht Over-Hand False Count using lift shuffle
209
Arthur H. Buckley Novelty Straight Count
210
Unknown Simple Card Fan
212
Unknown Simple Reverse Fan
212
Unknown Blank Deck to Regular Deck reverse fan
213
Unknown Modern Card Fan pressure fan
214
Unknown One Handed Closing of Fan
215
Paul LePaul Enlarging a Card Fan moving pressure point
216
Unknown Modern Reversed Card Fan pressure fan
216
John Scarne John Scarne's Master Change card put in envelope changes
Related toVariations 217
Unknown Change-About Cards and Envelopes two cards in envelopes change places
219
Unknown Change-About Torn Corner Card card with torn corner changes place with whole card
219
Unknown Application of Scarne's Master Change using envelope to switch something
222
John Booth Repeat Card Mystery five card repeat
223
John Booth The Booth False Count
224
Unknown Pull Down Move
224
Unknown Repeat Card Mystery six cards
227
Stanley Collins Glide False Count based on Collins' four ace routine - sleight
227
Unknown "One From Six" Repeat Card Mystery
230
Ed Reno "Tack It" deck thrown at board held by spectator
231
Unknown Card on the Ceiling wax
235
James F. Herpick, Jack Thimbleny Improved Card on the Ceiling
236
Unknown Card on the Wall
238
Unknown Stealing Card from Case
239
Unknown The Card, Card Case, and Board
240
Unknown Card through the Handkerchief
242
Unknown New Era Card Through Handkerchief
244
Unknown Three Cards through the Handkerchief
247
Unknown Rising Cards through Handkerchief
251
Unknown The Black Ace and Card Through Handkerchief single ace penetrates handkerchief, changes to selection, ace in pocket
252
Nate Leipzig Card through Handkerchief through handkerchief laid on the table
255
Unknown Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope
Also published here 257
Unknown Cards, Envelope, and Hat six cards selected put in envelope, one of them travels into hat
261
Unknown The Reversed Card
265
Nate Leipzig Double Reverse
265
Unknown The Two Card Stab spectator stabs with knife
269
Unknown The X-Ray Knife spectator stabs knife into deck
Related to 274
Unknown The Magnetic Knife spectator stabs knife in pack
277
Louis Tannen Simplified Stabbing Trick spectator stabs knife into pack
279
Russel Walsh The Flash Card Stab deck wrapped in flash paper
Variations 282
Unknown Card Stab Through Newspaper six methods
284
Unknown The End Stab
289
George Boston Boston's Stabbed Card stripper deck
Variations 291
Louis Tannen, Harlan Tarbell The Snap-Away Silk and Knot silk tied on rope
295
Edwin Tabor Tabor Double Dissolving Silk Release through arm of chair
Variations 299
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz Knot Transposition two silks, one knotted, transposition
302
Harlan Tarbell Simplified Instantaneous Knot one handed
305
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Larsen and Wright's Ghost Ring ring appears on silk knotted in circle
306
Unknown Ring Pull
308
Unknown Square Knot Release
309
Unknown Pull-Apart Silks
310
Harlan Tarbell Hat and Silk Combination 20th century silks, then silks vanish an reappear in hat
311
Harlan Tarbell Silks and Aces silk transposes with aces in glass
314
Dr. Milton Bridges Blending of the Colors blendo to flag
317
Frank Ducrot The Perfection Flag Trick blendo to flag
320
Unknown The Mystic Ribbons paper ribbons to silk
323
Unknown The Penetrating Pocket Knife knife through handkerchief
326
Unknown The Indestructible Handkerchief prop effect with wooden frame
329
Harlan Tarbell Color Changing Handkerchief silk in silk
335
Horace Goldin Double Handkerchief Color Change silk in silk
337
Unknown Flash Color Change double sided silk
338
Unknown Flash Color Change Through Cardboard double sided silk
340
Harlan Tarbell "Clean-Cut" Color Changing Handkerchief
340
Arthur M. Pope The "Vice Versa" Color Changing Silks well....
345
Unknown The Dyeing Handkerchiefs with paper tube, some variations
347
William Larsen, Harlan Tarbell, T. Page Wright Yo! Ho! Ho! And A Bottle Of Rum! prop spectacle
357
Janos Bartl Music and Silks in paper
361
Unknown "Selfcon" Dye Tube
363
Francis Carlyle Evolution of a Rabbit in a Hat picture silk transformation, rabbit produced from hat
365
Milbourne Christopher Snappy Silk Production and Color Change almost bare handed production and color change with wand
372
Ed Reno Dove Production dove production box
377
Unknown Modern Rabbit Box Production
381
Unknown "Sucker" Rabbit Box Vanish
386
Unknown Milady's Hat Box Production cardboard box
390
Unknown Unique Rabbit Vanish box
394
Jack Gwynne "Spee-Dee" Rabbit Production big prop
396
Jim Sherman Rabbit Production from a Hat
398
U. F. Grant The Farmer and the Witch person transposition
405
Unknown The Man in the Box big man is put in small box
408
Syl Reilly A Ghost Show Routine black art, luminous paint, skeletons appear and dance
412