Written by Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay

2020
Work of Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay

356 pages (Hardcover), published by Vanishing Inc.
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(43 entries)

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Hector Chadwick Foreword
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Introduction
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Who Are Morgan & West?
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay How to Use This Book
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The House is Now Open about the audience entering the theater
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Restarting Bottle
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Opening Tricks and the Reworking of a Classic 1. It is quick
2. It is a really strong and deceptive trick
3. It sets up our dynamic with each other
4. It is quite silly
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Magic Boxes and Strange Looking Props
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Mirror Mirror interlude to draw attention to performers's clothing
Related to 49
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay A Moment of Impossibility card signed and put in case with rest of deck, signature visible through hole in case, deck vanishes and reappears in jar, impossible object
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Jar Switch when picked up from table with handkerchief
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Magic Plots and Types of Surprise
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Scripting and Development of a Trick
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Impossible Ring on the Ribbon borrowed finger ring mixed with dozens of rings in bowl, ribbon threaded through sides of paper bag, ring appears on ribbon when it is ripped free through the paper bag
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Removing the Cards From a Card Trick
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Intra-Sensory Perception testing five senses by divining the following things
  • number of cut of cards with blank deck
  • date of birth
  • what spectator had for breakfast
  • occupation of spectator
  • serial number of bill
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Morgan & West Macarena non-verbal code for number from 10 to 49
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Humility and Vulnerability in the Performance of Magic
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Instant Costume Change general idea without details of costumes
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Dealing with Children and the Unexpected Rule 0: Know your stuff
Rule 1: React positively to the situation
Rule 2: Refocus quickly
Rule 3: Take control if you have to
Rule 4: The audience is on your side
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Number Writing spectators write numbers on billets in interval in preparation for routine in second half of the show
Related to 153
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Knowing the Unknowable word from dictionary book predicted in nest of boxes
Inspired by 159
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Book Tests and Tricks that Make Sense
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The First Version of the Dictionary Test
Variations 181
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Theatrical Design for the Modern Magician
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Explaining Misdirection carrot, shoe and waistcoat travel across stage between two performers
  • Carrot/Pen Gimmick
  • Copy of Mr Morgan's Waistcoat Front
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Misdirection and the Presentation of Magic as Skill
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Setting up the Bag (Part 1) set-up for a later trick
Related to 213
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Thought of Cards Across ten reds and ten blacks, thought card travels across
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Evolution of a Magic Trick
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Nobody Trusts Magicians monte game with three cups, one of which has water in it, water vanishes after several comedy phases, slush powder
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Writing the Audience into the Script
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Tonal Variety and Pacing in a Magic Show
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Setting up the Bag (Part 2) set-up for a later trick
Related to 269
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Permanent Linking Rings
Inspired by 273
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Unanswered Questions and Permanence in Magic
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Setting up the Bag (Part 3) set-up for a later trick
Related to 297
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The 40 Digit Hyperbrain Act forty numbers from billets written on grid on slate, miscalling, number sequence recalled by blindfolded performer, square root calculation with selected numbers, sum given
  • Required Mathematics
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Problematic Predictions and Tricks with No Middle
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Miraculous Escape of Mr West comedy phases as intro, then escape from large cloth bag, fake owl produced from it
Inspired byRelated to 329
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Danger and Magic in the Real World
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay Curtain Call
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Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Future
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