Written by Patrick Page

2010/2011
Work of Patrick Page

327 pages (Hardcover), published by Patrick Page Magic Limited
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Patrick Page, Eric Mason, Dennis Patten.
Language: English

(284 entries)

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Patrick Page Random Forethoughts from Patrick Page
15
Matthew Field Editor's Preface
29
Patrick Page Cards to Pocket twelve cards up the sleeve to pocket, with six card repeat sequence, no palming method
Also published here 36
Patrick Page, Chan Canasta The Encore Climax Queens and Aces, spectator can wish which cards travel to pocket, repeated with other value as a kicker
38
Dai Vernon The Buckle Count
39
Patrick Page The Continuous Do As I Do spectator and performer each shuffle half the deck and exchange top card, they match, repeated multiple times
Inspired by
  • Douglas Francis' "Duo Coincido" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol. 1 No. 2, 1946
Related toVariationsAlso published here
40
Patrick Page An Impromptu Vanish fan production and vanishes, then entire deck vanishes, dumping cards into jacket pocket
Also published here 42
Patrick Page Beyond Coincidence spectator selects same card as other spectator did befeore
Also published here
  • "The Left Handed Force" in "Genii" Vol. 65, No. 3. 2002.
44
Patrick Page Patrick Page's Card in Wallet
46
Unknown Controlling the Card
46
Patrick Page One, Two Three, It's Yours selection found by scaling it up behind the back
Also published here 51
Patrick Page Heba Haba Magic name of card appears on hand of spectator, ink pad
Related to 52
Unknown Slip Force
53
Patrick Page The Davenport Deception deck is face up on table, a coin is placed on the top card and flash paper is ignited on the coin, the card under coin changes
54
Patrick Page The PrincESP Card Trick in pocket, two sets
56
Patrick Page Three Cards Across
Related to 58
Patrick Page Princess Quatro with queens, three removed and selected queen ends up in different pocket
Related to
  • "Pages from Patrick's Notebook"
Also published here
59
Patrick Page Peg It card is found with a peg, behind back
60
Patrick Page Jumbo One in the Middle jumbo card transformation, construction details for special Ever Change Card
62
Patrick Page Big Money Aces performer locates the Aces, then a Jumbo coin appears under the fan of Acea
64
Patrick Page The Top Change Top-Bottom Change
66
Al Flosso Card in Balloon
67
Patrick Page The Unknown Soldier's Card Trick card changes into selection, spectator on stage does not realize it
Also published here 70
Patrick Page The Multiple Colour Change
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 72
Patrick Page The Pageboy Card Switch apparently published by Larry Jennings without credit
Related to 74
Patrick Page The PaPa System general remarks on stack decks, thoughts on Si Stebbins and Eight Kings and anecdotes of Charlie Edwards, Robert Harbin, David Berglas
78
Patrick Page Things You Should Know About a Stacked Deck on rotation / cyclic stacks
81
Patrick Page Handling a Stacked Deck. on shuffles and cuts
82
Unknown The Street Magician's False Shuffle in the hands and on the table, halves are rotated
82
Patrick Page Charlier Shuffle fine variation of the shuffle
83
Patrick Page Revelations 7 ways to reveal a chosen card
84
Patrick Page Other Revelations on divining cards, finding the mate of the chosen card
Related to 85
Patrick Page Stabatwin stabbing pocket knife next to twin of chosen card
Also published here 86
Patrick Page The Face-Up Revelation spectator cuts deck and reversed card and puts it in the center, card is revealed
87
Patrick Page Multiple Revelations six different ways of divination when multiple cards are selected
1. bunch of cards as divined
2. bunch of cards are distributed to several people, cards are divined
3. bunch of card is divined plus an unknown card in pocket
4. selection in bunch of cards is divined
5. prediction of last card of bunch of cards which is turned over (Billy McComb, Ken de Courcy)
6. cards in envelopes are divined
Related to
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
88
Patrick Page The Probe bunch of card is selected, one card is thought of and divined
90
Patrick Page Pocketed Cards three cards are placed in different pockets, cards and locations are divined
91
Julio Fernandez The Fernandez Miracle two spectators hold a bunch of cards, select a card and exchange them, packets are shuffled and both cards are located
92
Patrick Page Calling the Cards all cards are named without repetition, to stack the deck
Related to 93
Patrick Page The Pocket Card Index standard type and Q5 model, named cards are produced from pocket
Related to 94
Patrick Page, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Ted Dansons' Diary Trick with two variations
96
Patrick Page, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Ultimate Variation: Old Moore's Diary
Related to
  • Arun Bonerjee's "Another Diary" in "Club 71" Easter, 2000. P. 67.
99
Patrick Page, Maurice Fogel The Four Packets spectator cuts deck into four piles, four cards on the bottom are divined
101
Patrick Page The Four Packets, Part 2 stand-up version, four spectators cut pile and hold it to chest, bottom cards are divined
102
Patrick Page All Around Square-Up Glimpse card is in full palm
Also published here
  • Charles and Regina Reyonolds' "The Harry Blackstone Book of Magic and Illusion" 1985.
102
Patrick Page Coincidence two decks, two spectators select a cards, it turns out to be the same
104
Patrick Page At a Number placing a selection at a certain position
105
Patrick Page The PaPa System Plus Si Stebbins system to navigate quickly in Si Stebbins order
106
Patrick Page The Estimated Cut cut estimation with the Si Stebbins, tips
108
Patrick Page Opportunism finding a named card, spectator can choose if the card should end up on top, in the middle or on the bottom and other methods to find card, improvisation
109
Patrick Page Think A Card card is thought of in a fan and eventually found
111
Patrick Page Guesstimation spectator cuts a packet and remembers card, card is found, three variations
Variations 112
Patrick Page Name a Number selected card ends up at named number
112
Patrick Page And Again selected card ends up at named number
114
Patrick Page The Faro / Weave / Butt / Shuffle Si Stebbins to a deck where all pairs are toether
115
Patrick Page Avoiding the Peek forcing a card near a locator card
115
Patrick Page Avoiding the Peek forcing a card near a locator card
115
Patrick Page No Lap Coins Through Table stand-up, four coins
118
Al Baker The Baker Move
119
Han Ping Chien, Patrick Page The Hang Ping Chien Move
121
Unknown Vanish of Four Coins
122
Patrick Page, Alexander de Cova What I have described... four coins change from silver to copper, with a cup
122
Patrick Page The Big Coin Production producing jumbo coin, plate or other object behind knee
124
Patrick Page The Complete Coin Miracle coin penetrates handkerchief, with finger ring
126
Patrick Page Spellbound Climax jumbo coin
127
Patrick Page The Pull Back Coin Vanish
128
Patrick Page A Coin Interlude coins are produced and dropped into a glass
130
Brian MacCarthy, Patrick Page A Coin Vanish coin vanish from handkerchief
Also published here 132
Patrick Page The Sleeve Dropper with applications for
  • The Expansion of Silver
  • With a Purse Frame
  • The Miser's Dream
  • With a Deck of Cards
  • Using Other Objects
133
Max Malini, Patrick Page A La Malini dumping object in pocket while pulling on the sleeve
Related to 135
Patrick Page Coins Coins Coins four coins are produced, vanished and reproduced in a handkerchief
136
Jack Chanin Coin Production four coins, one by one, with handkerchief
136
Patrick Page Coin Vanish four coins vanish at once from handkerchief
137
Patrick Page Coin Appearance in Handkerchief
Related to 137
Patrick Page The Miser's Dream
  • The Bucket & Coins
  • A Money Act?
142
T. Nelson Downs The T. Nelson Downs Palm production and details
145
Unknown The Classic Palm brief comments
146
Unknown The Thumb Palm brief comments
146
Unknown The Pull Back miser's dream move
147
Unknown The Drop Plus Finger Palm miser's dream move
147
Unknown The Back Clip brief domments
147
Patrick Page Coin Holders
149
Patrick Page In Lieu of the Coin Holder different ways to steal coins
149
Jack Chanin, Patrick Page The Chanin Coin Production coin production with a handkerchief, with variation
152
Patrick Page The Opener production of flowers
Also published here 156
Patrick Page Glass of Liquid Production production of a glass from the sleeve
157
Patrick Page The Sponge Ball Routine color, routining, words used etc
158
Patrick Page Professional Sponge Ball Routine with four balls, spectator involved
160
Patrick Page The Vanish
161
Patrick Page The Bowl Routine different bowl, hiding balls under it
164
Unknown The Sleeve Dodge
169
Patrick Page The Purse Frame
  • Coin Production
  • Sponge Balls
170
Patrick Page The Patrick Page Purse Frame Routine coins produced from purse frame, jumbo coin as climax
Also published here 173
Patrick Page The Burned & Restored Bill in Wallet
175
Patrick Page The Ten Second Paper Tear with additional gags and lines
Related toAlso published here 176
Patrick Page The Color Changing Handkerchief brief
179
Patrick Page Bare Hand Silk Production production of handkerchief, false finger
Also published here 180
Patrick Page Dyeing the Silks in paper tube
Related to 181
Patrick Page One More Torn and Restored Paper with a poster
184
Patrick Page A Thumb Tip Tip
Also published here 186
Al Koran, Patrick Page The Al Koran Thimble Routine finally having eight thimbles
Also published here 187
Patrick Page Lighter Thru Table with a holdout
Also published here 188
Patrick Page Tambo Tambo benson bowl with a tambourine, coins as final load
189
Patrick Page The Borrowed Finger Ring vanishing a ring with a handkerchief, thoughts on Koran's Ring Flight, ring on glasses, ring to ring box
192
Patrick Page The Purse Switch coins from purse
Also published here 195
Patrick Page The Pageboy Ball Vanish while turning hand, bold vanish
Also published here 197
Patrick Page The Cut and Restored Rope
198
Patrick Page The Everlasting Cut and Restored Rope magnetic version
Also published here 200
Patrick Page Three to One Rope Trick magnetic
203
Patrick Page The Rope Rope Rope Trick rope cut into three pieces becomes one rope again
204
Patrick Page With a Thumb TIp ideas with a thumb tip
  • With a Pencil
  • The Thumb Tip as a Producing Agent
  • For the Platform Act
  • Smaller 'n' Smaller
  • Suddenly Something Happened
205
Patrick Page Dealer's Delight chapter intro, on tricks he put on the market
211
Patrick Page Easy Money blank pieces of paper change into bills
212
Patrick Page One in the Middle in the hands monte
Related toVariations 219
Patrick Page The Colour Changing Jumbo observation test with five jumbo cards, one changes color
222
Patrick Page The Golden Girdle cut and restored rope, off-beat method
223
Patrick Page Cord-A-Cup handle of coffee cup is threaded on rope, cup penetrates rope, with normal cup
Inspired byVariations 224
Patrick Page Acrobatic jacks and kings transpose
228
Patrick Page Brainchild one of ten cards is named, named card has different colored back
229
Patrick Page Copycat Cards do as i do, spectator and performer always find pairs
230
Patrick Page The Fifty-Fifty Cards eight jumbo cards cut in half, two spectators get half of the cards and select same card
231
Patrick Page Double-Mirage Part 1 card vanishes and appears on the face of a previously shown blank card
Related to 232
Patrick Page Double-Mirage Part 2 two methods, with monte theme
234
Patrick Page One More Time odd cards vanish among three other cards one at the time, then card changes to match other card
235
Patrick Page Repeat Flag Production silk flags produced from purse
236
Patrick Page Patrick's Hatrick hat made from newspaper
238
Patrick Page A Handful of Magic cards with words printed, object is selected, performer holds it in hand
Inspired by
  • "Synonymental" (Ed Mellon)
240
Patrick Page, Cliff Lount Chameleon Clown clown printed on paper, clothes change color when put in envelope, sucker element
242
Patrick Page The Invisible Chicken egg appears from banner, with hat
244
Patrick Page Topsy Turvey Candle burning candle in tube turns over
246
Patrick Page Money Bag coins travel to bag, saucer inside for noice
248
Patrick Page Clink Coins coins travel to bag formed with handkerchief, saucer inside for noice
249
Patrick Page Ooooorange? in the hands monte, with jumbo cards and pictures of two empty and one full glass
Related to 250
Patrick Page The Mini-Money Miracle rolled-up bill travels under cup, then stack of coin appears under cup
251
Patrick Page The Big Four four indifferent cards change into four corners of a jumbo card which matches selection
Inspired by
  • Jack Hughes' "Four Wrongs Make a Right"
252
Patrick Page The Nobody Handkerchief gimmick for dancing handkerchief, in the hands
254
Patrick Page Funny Bunny in the hands monte, with jumbo cards and pictures of empty hats and rabbits
Related to 256
Patrick Page The Hanky Panky Cloth handkerchief to make objects disappear
Related to 257
Patrick Page Ringstick
Related to 260
Patrick Page The Brainbuster Deck odd-colored back
262
Patrick Page Cash Catch bills are produced from midair, folded bills are forced to unfold one by one
Inspired by 264
Patrick Page Topit
  • Topit Technique
  • The Left Arm
  • The Right Arm
  • The Right Arm, Part Two
  • The Toss
  • The Visible Switch
  • The Hidden Switch
  • The Deck Switch (1)
  • The Deck Switch (2)
  • The Card Stab Switch
  • And One More Switch
  • Another Version
  • Other Applications of a Handkerchief
Related to 268
Patrick Page To Vanish a Wine Glass with handkerchief
Also published here 276
Patrick Page Vanishing Cane in Newspaper
Also published here 278
Patrick Page Comedy Magic essay on topic and chapter intro
282
Patrick Page The Magic Box glass of beer in box, without bottom
284
Patrick Page The Vanishing Birdcage instead of birdcage, trousers disappear
284
Patrick Page The Vanishing Apple apple disappears under handkerchief, with assistant
284
Val Andrews Val's Opener rubber chicken and egg from hat
284
Patrick Page Tearing It Up tearing up pieces and putting them under leg of table, gag
284
Patrick Page An Alternative bill folded up and placed under leg of table, changes to paper
284
George Blake The Handyman gag with false hand
284
Patrick Page Meeeoooow wet handkerchief is produced from a canister, wet cat joke
284
Patrick Page Arrivederci Magic coins produced and put in a can, then water spurts from can, joke
284
Patrick Page Colour Blind? three different colored silks change order, joker
285
Patrick Page A Colour Change color changing handkerchief gag
Also published here 285
Patrick Page The Electric Deck
285
Peter Newcombe A Flashy Gag flash in the pan joke
285
Peter Newcombe Sharp as a Knife trouser crease is sharp as a knife, cuts rope
285
Patrick Page A Flaming Candle fake candle gag
285
Pete Biro Whipcrackaway rope cracks like a whip, joke
285
Patrick Page Bang Bang gag with a gun, shooting member of the audience
Also published here 285
Patrick Page, David Nixon Attraction object fall on the floor and jumps up when large magnet is held next above it, gag
286
Patrick Page A Prediction yes / no prediction, envelope
286
Bob Ostin Windy small windmill starts to spin when performer blows into sleeve
286
Unknown Smoke Gets Everywhere cigarette smoke is blown into sleeve and comes out from other sleeve
286
Patrick Page From Down Under boomerang wand, gag
286
Patrick Page The Portable Cow milking a rubber glove, gag
286
Patrick Page The Shot Knot cut and restored rope, knot falls off with pistol, gag
286
Patrick Page Smoke Smoke Smoke cigarette smoke gag
286
Patrick Page A Cigarette Twist cigarette smoke gag
287
Patrick Page Expensive Prop dishwashing liquid gag
287
Milbourne Christopher No Smoking rope from cigarette packet
287
Patrick Page The Buttonhole flower appears on buttonhole
287
Patrick Page The Vanishing Handkerchief cane disappears, comedy presentation
287
Patrick Page Sock It handkerchief changes to sock
287
Patrick Page The Legend gag prediction, picture of celebrity in a frame
287
Patrick Page The Acrobatic Glove glove floats from floor to the hand
287
Patrick Page The Flash Box handkerchief in box, box burns and explodes and handkerchief is shown burnt, gag
288
Patrick Page The Egg Trick bottomless glass is held by spectator, egg is cracked, gag
288
Patrick Page Missing missing with cards and a gun, gag
288
Patrick Page H.G. Wells Outdone invisible handkerchief travels knotted between two other handkerchiefs, empty space between silks can be seen, gag
288
Patrick Page Striking It Lucky collected cigarettes from audience vanish in cone, gag
288
Patrick Page God Bless Cardini gag to strike a match on the shoe
288
Patrick Page A Tissue of...? gag for torn and restored tissue paper
288
Tommy Cooper Tale of a Fish production of fish skeleton
289
Jay Marshall Jay's Tale appearing and vanishing bowl of goldfish gag
289
Patrick Page A Con Trick milk transforms into confetti, gag
289
Patrick Page The Vanishing (?) object can be seen hanging on performer's back, gag
289
Patrick Page Another T&R with mouth
289
Patrick Page The Breakaway Wand
289
Roy Benson See the Pretty Thing candle changes to feather, feather thrown on floor and lands with loud clang
289
Patrick Page Those Blinking Rings linking rings gag
290
Patrick Page The Electric Deck, Again with extra thread, deck closes by itself
290
Patrick Page, Mike Caldwell A Feat of Magic pair of shoes appear on stage, gag
290
Patrick Page Spots Off comedy presentation for Sitta's Leopard Silk
290
Patrick Page A Sticky Moment gag with hat and table
290
Patrick Page A Hat Trick tennis ball appears on bowler hat
290
Billy McComb, Patrick Page Billy's Thimble while doing a thimble routine, an extra finger appears
Inspired by 291
Patrick Page Up Up Up Up Up knob of stick travels to other side of stick, gag
291
Patrick Page Cue for Magic gag with wand, chalking end
291
Patrick Page That Rope Trick rope gag
291
Patrick Page And Another rope gag
291
Patrick Page The Indian Rope Trick gag with a rope
292
Patrick Page Wanderful black part of wand is removed
292
Patrick Page Home James handkerchief jumps up back in outer breast pocket
292
Patrick Page Half and Half cutting filled plastic glass in half
292
Patrick Page The Eye Card Trick card revelation, spectator sits on card and performer looks into his mouth
Related to 292
Patrick Page Wrong Card Right Card comedy prediction, corner torn off
292
Patrick Page A Table Tip comedy sequence with a table and a box
292
Patrick Page OOOOOOOHH! candle and flash paper, gag
293
Ken Brooke Another OOOOOOOHH! gag, bundle of matches are ignited at once
293
Ken Brooke A Plate plate changes into plastic
293
Ken Brooke The Boomerang Card with blindfold with a hole, gag
293
Ken Brooke Name a Card 1 "wrong" gag
293
Ken Brooke Ditto 2 "correct" gag
293
Ken Brooke Ditto 3 named card, gag
294
Patrick Page The Card Is? chosen card gag
294
Patrick Page The Windbag blown up paper bag jumps off table
294
Patrick Page The Diminishing Handkerchief gag, with handkerchief to compare
294
Patrick Page A Dodgy Rope rope moves by itself, turns away from scissors, gag
294
Patrick Page Dodgy Rope 2 rope moves by itself, turns away from scissors, gag
294
Patrick Page The Cannonball Illusion comedy vanishing cannonball under handkerchief
294
Patrick Page All Seeing Blindfold blindfold gag
294
Patrick Page Baby Baby baby clothes and baby bottle are produced from spectator's jacket
294
Patrick Page Bloomer? gag for torn and restores tissue paper, with two different colors
295
Patrick Page Milk? beer comes from milk bottle
295
Patrick Page Smoke Signals packet is ignited and flash and smoke appears
295
Patrick Page Breakaway Props on breakaway comedy props
295
Patrick Page Breakaway Wand
295
Patrick Page Breakaway Gun
295
Patrick Page Breakaway Fan
295
Patrick Page Breakaway Box
296
Patrick Page Breakaway Scissors
296
Patrick Page (reviewer) Just a Thought Roy Baker's breakaway act 296
Roy Baker Breakaway Breakaway breakaway wand sequence
296
Patrick Page It's My Turn Now using a breakaway wand for a kids show
296
Patrick Page Rabbit, Where Art Thou? comedy routine, performer tries to make a rabbit appear behind a cloth
296
Patrick Page Card in Wallet fake wallet, nylon shopping bag, gag
297
Patrick Page A Green Pair? socks change into fruit, trick based on a pun
297
Patrick Page Obedient Cards gag with cards
297
Patrick Page The Flat Rabbit production of a flat rabbit, joke
297
Robert Orben, Terry Herbert The Baby Gag classic baby gag
298
Patrick Page Hanky Panky 1 silk jumps in box
298
Patrick Page Hanky Panky 2 silk jumps around
298
Arthur Dowler Dowler's Rings gag for linking rings, stooge
298
Patrick Page A Coin Trick "they must be mine" joke
298
Patrick Page It's Handy comedy bit for card manipulation, hand in hat throws cards out again
298
Patrick Page Good Evening words on silk change
299
Patrick Page Pocket Magic gag with handkerchief
299
Patrick Page A Hole in One gag for handkerchief with a hole
Also published here 299
Patrick Page Blank Him gag with a gun, shooting member of the audience
Also published here 299
Patrick Page Sleightly Different vanishing cigarette gag
299
Patrick Page, Milbourne Christopher Bigger? jumbo card as a gag, similar to the Dr. Jaks routine
Related to 299
Patrick Page Smaller? miniature card as a gag
299
Patrick Page Comedy Props 19 comedy props
300
Patrick Page Misdirection on Misdirection, story of Mike Skinner, Bobby Wonder, David Berglas, Channing Pollock, Cardini
Related to 305
Patrick Page A Ball Vanish applying misdirection to the drop vanish
306
Patrick Page The Big Steal misdirection for final production in a manipulation act
Also published here 306
Patrick Page, Heba Haba Al Card under the Ashtray
307
Patrick Page Now They See It on effects everybody can see how it is done except the spectator on stage
310
Patrick Page The Vanishing and Reappearing Saucer spectator on stage, saucer disappears and appears, rest of audience can see how it works
311
Patrick Page The Early Version spectator on stage, saucer disappears and appears, rest of audience can see how it works
312
Patrick Page Card on Forehead
312
Clayton Rawson, Patrick Page Clayton Rawson egg beater mind reading, with different variations
Related to
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 2, July 1947, p. 331
314
Patrick Page Which Hand is it in? with handkerchief for one spectator, rest of audience can see how it works
315
Patrick Page Ditto with handkerchief for one spectator, rest of audience can see how it works
315
Patrick Page On the Back wand vanishes and appears on assistant's back
316
Patrick Page Bonus Genus object vanishes and appears on performer's back, Wandering Willie
317
Patrick Page Another Version handkerchief vanishes and appears on spectator's back
317
Patrick Page With a Balloon balloon travels to back of spectator
317
Patrick Page Dr. Giovanni's Card on Back
317
Patrick Page Paper Balls Over the Head
317
Patrick Page The Egg Bag gag sequence
318
Patrick Page The Vanishing Liquid over head of spectator
318
Patrick Page Variation 1
318
Patrick Page Variation 2
318
Patrick Page The Pitchman Routine intro for pitchman / Katterfelto routines
319
Patrick Page Six Inches More child grows on stage
319
Patrick Page The Eye Chart child can't read letters on a board
319
Patrick Page This is the Big Time spectator makes assistant appear, door frame illusion
319
Patrick Page The Coin Vanish coin placed on head, vanish for child, rest of audience can see how it works
320
Patrick Page, Charlie Edwards The Knotted Handkercheifs Slydini silks
320
Matthew Field, Patrick Page "I've enjoyed every minute." Patrick Page interviewed by Matthew Field
Also published here
  • "The Magic Circular" in 2007
324