Written by Jean Hugard

1937
Work of Various

141 pages (Hardcover), published by Max Holden
Illustrated with drawings by Nelson Hahne.
Language: English

(70 entries)

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Max Holden Foreword
7
Unknown Cigar Manipulation general comments and routine
11
Unknown Swallowing a Cigar and Reproduction from Vest
14
Unknown Pouring a Smoke pouring smoke from glass to glass
15
Unknown Just a Cigarette Paper cigarette paper balanced on hat, nose and sleeve, with Cinquevalli anecdote
17
M. Heboldt The Cigarette Paper, Torn and Restored corner torn off and given to spectator, rest torn and restored, then corner restored as well
Also published here
  • Prestidigitateur, May 1923
18
Unknown A Cigarette Routine - 1. Cigarette from an empty paper cigarette paper rolled into cigarette shape, suddenly filled with tobacco
20
Unknown 2. Multiplication of cigarettes cigarette broken in two, both halves grow to normal size, repeated
21
Max Holden Max Holden's Routine with the Diestel Cigarette Dropper production of lighted cigarettes
23
Unknown Vanish of Cigarettes from a Glass with handkerchief cover, thread
24
Unknown The Cigarette Rising from a Packet and floating into hand, thread
26
Unknown Magnetized Cigarettes one cigarette used to pick up others in long string, examinable, thread
27
Billy O'Connor The Bill in the Envelope burned bill reappears in empty envelope, number checked
29
Unknown Ashes! spectator selected tissue which is burned, ashes brought to medium who divines color of tissue, code in how ashes are brought over
30
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Ashes - Second Method spectator burnes piece of colored paper from several options, performer divines color from ashes
31
Unknown Thimble and Trumpet thimble blown through toy trumpet
31
Unknown Impromptu Newspaper Tearing
33
M. Ceillier The Flying Coins two groups of coins counted, three coins travel across, coin tray
37
Unknown Folded Newspaper as Coin Tray
39
Jess Kelly, Laurie Ireland Vanish of Coin from Trousers Fold half dollar put in trouser fold, changes into nickel, forty-five pennies grabbed from air
Variations 40
Unknown Do As I Do - You Can't layout with four Aces and four indifferent cards
42
Unknown Magician vs. Gambler
Variations 43
Paul Curry "Touch" prediction written on cards, deck of double facers
44
Unknown Card Location in Pocket
47
R. M. Jamison Touch blank cards variation, deck of blank backed cards, small-packet suggestion
Variations 48
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Twelve Card Transposition twelve picture cards in one glass, twelve spot cards in other, one card exchanged, rest follows, written up by Max Holden
50
Unknown Slip Cut Packet Switch
51
Sam Leo Horowitz The Knock-Out Card Trick one of five cards thought-of, one removed, shown missing, Mexican turnover, double facers, two handlings
52
Leon Maguire Leon Maguire's Card Force deck in glass, spectator removes some cards, face card forced, force card has lip and is held back
Related to 55
Unknown Pack of Cards Changed to a Silk Foulard gaffed
57
Unknown Silks and Soup Plates two silks vanish in hands and reappear between two plates, "visible or invisible?"
60
Rex Slocombe The Knot in the Silk knot ties itself, thread
62
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Silk Routine two silks appear in empty hand (yanked out on thread), vanish and reappear from collar, written up by Max Holden
62
Jean Hugard Two Billiard Ball Moves two vanishes
65
Unknown Billiard Ball Change Over secretly from hand to hand
66
Unknown The "Limit" Multiplying Billiard Balls with shell
1. Disposition of the balls
2. Production of the second ball
3. Production of the third ball
4. Production of the fourth ball
5. Production of the fifth ball
67
Unknown Passage of Four Balls from Hand to Hand with shell
71
Unknown Production of Four Solid Billiard Balls without using a Shell "very rapid and effective"
74
Unknown An Egg Production Climax egg on cork on tray on glasses, pulling tray out, stunt
75
Joseph Maynard The Premier Silk Gimmick to roll up silk(s) for production
78
Unknown A Card Holder clip type
79
Unknown Billiard Ball Shell with Tongue allowing an easy back palm
80
Unknown The "Lonzenge" Vanish for a Billiard Ball small circle of ball simulates existence of whole ball
81
M. Ceillier New Card Index black tape and paper clips, inside coat
81
Unknown Gag Floatation comic strip
82
Fred Rothenberg Torn and Restored Paper Strip Gimmick
83
Unknown Impromptu Linking Ring two cigarettes between thumb and first finger of both hands, link and unlink penetration, clipped
85
Unknown A Cigarette Interlude burning cigarette torn in half, lighted half thrown on floor, other half also lighted suddenly
86
Unknown A Cigar Vanish hook/pin
87
Unknown A Match Divination number of matches in matchbook divined after tearing some out and adding digits
88
Unknown The Knee Thread animating figure or puppet while sitting, puppet on floor, Pipitilla
89
Unknown Wand Through Hat
91
Unknown Somersaulting a Pack of Cards stunt of flipping deck over on table edge and catching it, also with wand
92
Unknown A Rising Card card pushed down in tapered glass rises out again, pressure
93
Unknown Egg Cups and Pellets alternative props for cups & balls
94
Unknown Knife and Egg Shell knife through egg shell stunt that cannot be duplicated by spectator
95
Unknown A Surgical Operation splinter pulled out by spectator from performer's hand becomes long hair, gag
96
Unknown Concussion of the Brain head apparently banged on door, knuckles apparently hit violently on table
97
Unknown Shot in the Eye shot grains swallowed, they come out of both eyes
98
Unknown Cutting the Thumb apparently cut in thumb with blood
99
Jean Hugard The Hugard Method Floating Ball on stage with thread
1. The Ball
2. The Box
3. The Thread
4. The Ear-piece
5. The Hoop
100
Unknown Fire-Eating routine with assistant and some byplay, relighting candle, candle bit off, smoke out of mouth, pole and ribbons from mouth, umbrella production
107
Unknown Hindu Fire Eating classic, stick with fire into mouth
114
Max Holden The Whole Art of Smoke Pictures blackening a plate with torch, then pictures are made by wiping out parts, longer write-up
115
Ottokar Fischer Ropes, Fans and Silks
121
Unknown Cords, Fan and Silks Variation involving jacket
123
Unknown XXth Century Spirit Seance "Walking away from One's Shadow"
126
Owen Clark Production of Real Cannon-Balls and Metal Bar-Bell on stage from container that was shown empty, secretly attached to wire from ceiling
129
Danny Dew Walking Through a String of Beads
131
Jean Hugard Hugard's Bullet-Catching The Great Rifle Feat - Catching bullets fired from modern rifles
134