Written by Eddie Joseph, Hugh Miller

1969
Work of Eddie Joseph

349 pages (Hardcover), published by Harry Stanley
Illustrated with photographs and drawings.
Language: English

(85 entries)

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Harry Stanley Foreword on Eddie Joseph
9
Unknown Card Magic
13
Eddie Joseph My New Six Card Repeat Trick routine with handkerchief, tray and glass
15
Eddie Joseph Peel Overcount cards peeled off packet held in glide position, bottom cards stolen back
16
Eddie Joseph My Card Peek spectator peeks himself
21
Eddie Joseph Bringing Peeked Card to Top brief
22
Eddie Joseph Bringing Peeked Card to Bottom display strategy to motivate open cut
24
Eddie Joseph Borrowed Sight peeked card is divined three times, last time with rubber banded deck
Related to 25
Eddie Joseph Step Peek also with rubber banded deck
26
Eddie Joseph Trapped in Space rubber banded deck, spectator peeks at card, banded deck tossed up and selection pulled out
29
Eddie Joseph Fertile Fingers peeked at card cut to, small gimmick clip slipped onto card above
30
Eddie Joseph The Hidden Truth two cards peeked behind performer's back, both found, different-colored daub
34
Eddie Joseph Peculiar Permeation deck under handkerchief, selection drops out, could be done as penetration
36
Eddie Joseph Veiled Passage card peeked, envelope shown and marked, deck wrapped with ribbon, selection found in envelope
39
Eddie Joseph Steal from Break under envelope or similar item
40
Eddie Joseph The Critical Thrust skewer pushed into deck that has four rubber bands around it, card there remembered by spectator, skewer removed, performer stabs skewer next to selection, flashy reveal
42
Eddie Joseph A Person to Person Call spectator choses card via cutting of packets and counting, it is located over phone
48
Eddie Joseph Vacant Vision monte routine, using card with half face and half back
51
Eddie Joseph Heart-Throb spectator thinks of number between five and twenty and remembers card at that position, another card is chosen, both found while spectator deals through the deck
Also published here 60
Eddie Joseph Turn-Around Glimpse performer turns around briefly to make a remark and back, secretly glimpses required information
62
Eddie Joseph Minds in Collusion deck not touched, spectator cuts, deals out four hands of thirteen cards, each pile cut, value of bottom card used to count to a card by four spectators, performer divines all
66
Unknown Coin Magic
73
Eddie Joseph An Opening Combination full glass produced from handkerchief, then coins produced and put in glass, covered with handkerchief and sealed with rubber band, coins vanish
75
Eddie Joseph International Currency a dozen coins produced one by one from handkerchief
83
Eddie Joseph Crash Entry empty left hand wrapped in handkerchief with rubber band around wrist, coins in right hand slapped against wrapped hand, coins penetrate handkerchief and hand into left hand
86
Eddie Joseph Hand-to-Hand Transfer thumb clip to between second and third finger of other hand
88
Eddie Joseph Ballistic Coin card chosen, bottle cap with two coins placed on deck, deck on glass, bottom cards removed one by one, then one coin penetrates rest of deck into glass, bottom card is selection
90
Eddie Joseph Unseen Flight five coins from hand to hand, then sixth coin into spectator's hand
98
Eddie Joseph Rainbow Coins coins with different-colored stickers, international matrix, postcards
103
Eddie Joseph The Back Hand Smack coin tossed up and then slapped on back of left hand as for a coin toss, vanishes there
109
Eddie Joseph The Smack Change coin slapped on back of left hand changes into another coin
111
Eddie Joseph Fair Exchange coin slapped on back of left hand changes into several coins
113
Eddie Joseph Your Choice, Sir two coins slapped on back of left hand, named one vanishes
114
Eddie Joseph A Twin Sucker Episode marked coin rubbed into arm, reappears behind neck, explained, then bottle cap is found behind neck and coin in spectator's pocket
115
Eddie Joseph Red and Green red and green labels stuck on two borrowed coins, four-phase routine, traveling from hand to hand, then three transpositions with spectator
120
Eddie Joseph Sensational Disappearance handkerchief on table, coins or rings tossed on it, gathered up, items vanish
128
Eddie Joseph Secret Exit three copper and three silver coins in handkerchief, fixed with ring and knot, then put in transparent plastic bag, named three coins penetrate handkerchief into plastic bag
134
Unknown Reel Tricks
141
Eddie Joseph The Nuptial Knot serpent silk handling with reel
143
Eddie Joseph A Cabaret Routine ring and silk routine with serpent silk as finale
148
Eddie Joseph My De-Luxe Routine and Handling of the Serpent Silk
153
Eddie Joseph The Spirit Lends a Hand bracelet unties from handkerchief in cup
155
Eddie Joseph The Snake Sheds its Skin serpent silk with surprise duplication of silk
156
Eddie Joseph Reel Tips
157
Unknown Close Up Magic
159
Eddie Joseph Match Mysteries chapter intro
161
Eddie Joseph Slow-Motion Squeeze Vanish under finger ring at back of hand
  • Single Match Vanish
  • Multiple Vanish
  • Twin Vanish
  • Resumé
161
Eddie Joseph Match Flight and Recovery vanish and recovery with cup, hide-out under finger ring
  • Flight "One"
  • Flight "Two"
  • Flight "Three"
  • Flight "Four"
  • Flight "Five"
  • Flight "Six"
  • The Recovery
167
Eddie Joseph Perpetual Matches another match vanish handling with hide-out under finger ring
174
Eddie Joseph Human Magnet pencil clings to finger, routine with match box
175
Eddie Joseph Bewildering Buttons routine with buttons and plastic cups and magnet gimmick at finger (impromptu chop cup style)
  • Downward Penetration
  • Upward Penetration
  • Direct Penetration
179
Eddie Joseph Traversing Ring and Note bill wrapped in handkerchief, finger ring in another handkerchief which is put in paper bag which is impaled on skewer, then ring is found impaled on skewer and bill in other handkerchief
184
Eddie Joseph Recurring Smokes burning cigarettes, cigars and pipe produced from handkerchief
189
Eddie Joseph Hold My Wrist silk production while spectator holds wrists of performer, with coins as part of handling
193
Eddie Joseph Ring On Stick duplicate ring
198
Eddie Joseph Converging Cubes chink-a-chink with sponge cubes, then more phases
202
Eddie Joseph The Hindu Yarn Trick with thumb tip
208
Unknown Cabaret Magic
213
Eddie Joseph Smoky Silks production of cigarette, then three silks
215
Eddie Joseph My Sympathetic Silks four silks
220
Eddie Joseph Indian Rice Stabbing Illusion first one cup of rice fills six cups, then glass jar of rice clings to stick or knife
225
Eddie Joseph Full View Flash Escape hands tied with rope and a handkerchief
235
Eddie Joseph Unyielding Rope unusual cut and restored rope with rings and a bag
240
Eddie Joseph Mysterious Resurrection torn and restored tissue paper, two paper colors, accidental dropping, involving confetti and a necklace of beats
246
Eddie Joseph Sleek Burnt & Restored Hanky
252
Eddie Joseph Yogi's Gaze newspaper catches fire by itself, chemical
  • My Introduction to "Yogi's Gaze"
  • Preparation
  • The Prime Presentation
  • Points to Remember
  • Alternative Presentation
Related to 259
Eddie Joseph Cutting Through a Lady with a ribbon
269
Eddie Joseph Secret Ballot spectator makes an X next to a name on a list, then an X to all the others, first name is divined, lipstick on pen
274
Eddie Joseph Living Calendar
  • The System Explained
  • How to Find the Day of the Week for a Given Date from 1900 A. D. to 2000 A. D.
  • To Find the Day of the Week from 1800 to 1899
  • Presentation Tips
277
Eddie Joseph Thought Reflection three spectators each chose a name, then they pocket an item (from five on the table) according to a list that matches the names with the items while performer is out of the room, then he divines the chosen names and articles, remaining items are key
287
Eddie Joseph Elusive Tie silk/rope and ring moves
  • Teenager Club
  • Make Your Call
  • The Squeeze Through
  • Parting of the Ways
  • The Drop
  • Incredible
299
Eddie Joseph The Regal Sceptre shiny tube moves by itself in hand, rubber cord through tube
  • The Flashgun Extension
310
Eddie Joseph Mirage pull/holdout set-up in sleeves with nylon thread and rubber cord, straps around arms, see following items for applications, has different attachments
  • The Outfit
  • General Observations
319
Eddie Joseph Mirage in Action two coins vanish during guessing game, using mirage holdout
322
Eddie Joseph The Intruders two of six coins vanish, using mirage holdout
326
Eddie Joseph Magic Change larger coin changed into several smaller with same value, using mirage holdout
326
Eddie Joseph Heads or Tails coin vanishes during heads or tails toss, using mirage holdout
327
Eddie Joseph On the Spectator's Hand one of three coin vanishes from spectator's hand, using mirage holdout
327
Eddie Joseph Tacit Command chosen card completely vanishes from a packet, using mirage holdout
328
Eddie Joseph Silky Smooth Card Vanish with handkerchief, using mirage holdout
331
Eddie Joseph The Mystery of the Autographed Card clean card to pocket, using mirage holdout
332
Eddie Joseph My Favourite Queen four Queens held in hand, named Queen vanishes and reappears in some location, using mirage holdout
335
Eddie Joseph The Note Evaporates bill vanish in bare hands, using mirage holdout
336
Eddie Joseph The Elusive Pen vanish of pen, using mirage holdout
339
Eddie Joseph E.J. Universal Holder & Display Stand
341