1982
Written by Robert Albo
Work of Robert Albo, Various
346 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with photographs and drawings
Language: English
113 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Robert Albo Dedication
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Robert Albo Foreword
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Robert Albo Magic Collectors on different collections and collectors around the world, Houdini, John McManus, Victor Barbour, Charles Larson, Morris Young, Charles Kalish, Jacque Voignier, Rüdiger Deutsch, Topper Martyn, Edwin Dawes, Robert Lund etc
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Robert Albo Okito Show on Okito's show performed around 1906 in Europe
  • The Act
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Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Bowl of Confetti and Water bowl is filled with confetti from a box, confetti changes into water, uses the Substitution Principle, with a more concrete description of Okito's Handling than in "The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs"
Also published here 14
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Tray and Silks handkerchiefs vanish in the hands of performer and appear between two soup plates
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Theo "Okito" Bamberg "Where Do the Ducks Go?" three versions, box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type, with variation
Also published here 19
Theo "Okito" Bamberg "Where Do the Ducks Come From?" production of two ducks, apparatus
Related to 21
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Couch Illusion vanish of a person, laid on couch and covered with handkerchief, then person is lifted into the air and vanishes
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Robert Albo The Remainder of the Program more notes on the Okito show
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Robert Albo Addendum to the Duck Production apparatus, with variations of Norm Nielsen and Eric Lewis
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Robert Albo A Brief Outline of Other Okito Programs
  • Early Program (about 1904-06)
  • 1920 (At the Empress Theatre, Brixton, England)
  • 1921. Maskelyne's Theatre
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Robert Albo The Okito Show on Edmund Spreer, former stage manager of Fu Manchu
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Robert Albo Rice and Confetti
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Unknown Rice Vase rice inside a vase change into orange, ball or checkers, various models by Bland, Conradi, Willmann, Thayer, Klingl, John Gaughn, Owen, Mysto Magic, Tayeda
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Unknown Wand to Rice wand is placed inside tube and changes to rice
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Unknown The Rice and Orange Trick orange and rice change places, using cones
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Unknown Rice Bowls various models, Hamley Magic Company, Klingl, John Mulholland, Brahman, Hoyam, Bartl, Roterberg, Mysto Magic, P&L, Hanson, Holden, Abbott, Nelson
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Unknown Rice Vanish Chest Rice in chest vanishes visibly, original put out by Thayer as "The Chest of Chu Chin Chow", variation by Owen
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Unknown Checker Cabinet variations of Okito's Checker Cabinet, Thayer, Owen, Hamilton, Resor, Hughes, Loring Campbell
Inspired by 48
Unknown Confetti Glass glass filled with confetti is covered and confetti turns to candy / water and fish / animal, different methods
Related to 60
Unknown Bran Vases confetti in vase vanishes or changes into other object
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Unknown Confetti Vase To Blooming Flowers vase with confetti is covered with lid and confetti changes into flower
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Unknown Sand Cannisters two cannisters of different sizes, sand is filled from small to large cannister and vanishes, repeated
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Unknown Water To Confetti water poured in vase changes to confetti
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Unknown Confetti Cup water poured into cup changes into confetti, different models
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Unknown Coffee, Cream And Sugar Trick cotton placed in coffee pot changes into coffee, confetti into cream and silk into sugar
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Unknown Rice Bell rice vanishes from small barrel, and appears under bell
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Unknown The Confetti Plates confetti placed between two plates changes into doves
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Unknown Vase, Cone, Beans and Orange Trick orange, cone and beans vanish and appear, with vase and handkerchief
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Unknown The Rice and Liquid Combination rice in cylinder transposes with water in bottle, Foo Can
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Unknown Confetti and Dove Bowls from two bowls confetti and doves are produced
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Unknown (Klingl) Rice Vanish Can covered with handkerchief
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Unknown The Rice Tubes (Klingl) tubes to produce silks etc.
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Robert Albo Balls, Bells and Eggs
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Unknown Ball Vases different models, Thayer
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Unknown The Marble Vase
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Unknown Orange Vase "Larson-Thayer Vase" or " Tarbell Orange Vase", wooden orange multiplies and changes to silk, with vase
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Unknown Color Changing Ball Vases
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Unknown Morrison Ball Vase
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Unknown Cannon Ball Vase
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Unknown Ball Cup vase for adding shell to a ball
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Unknown Ball and Cone spring mechanism
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Unknown Ballot Box Mystery one of three different-colored balls is placed inside ballot box, color is divined
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Unknown The Saturn Ball saturn-shaped ball changes color
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Unknown The Ball Tube ball vanishes and appears inside tube
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Unknown Multiplying Balls different models
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Unknown The Ball on the Wand ball balances on wand and rolls from left to right
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Unknown Patriotic Billiard Balls different colored balls are placed in three hats, balls transpose, Thayer, P&L
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Unknown Spooky-Ookum ball placed inside tube vanishes
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Unknown Billiard Ball Wands ball appears inside cup, cup attached to wand
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Unknown Balancing Billiard Balls on a Wand
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Unknown Rising Ball ball with hole is placed on rod and moves up and done, with variations
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Unknown The Croquet Trick croquet balls, head and and handle of mallet are placed under three cylinders where the change places, Thayer
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Unknown The Mysterious Balls and Tube three balls with different colors are placed into a tube where they change the order
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Unknown The Transposition Ball Effect and the Perfection Color Changing Billiard Ball four different-colored balls, three are placed on a rod and covered with a tube, fourth ball transposes with center ball, order of colors can be chosen, with variations
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Unknown Billiard Ball Vanish Box four different types of boxes, die box, Thayer
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Unknown The Goldstone Billiard Ball Stand four balls are removed from triangular stand, vanish and reappear on stand
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Robert Albo Cups and Balls
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Unknown The Ring on the Rod ballon rod is removed under handkerchief and finger rings are attached
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Unknown Billiard Ball Stands different models, Thayer, Willmann, Conradi, Klingl, Abbott
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Unknown Eggs - Egg Vases
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Unknown The Egg and Ring Cup finger ring vanishes and appears inside egg
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Unknown The Egg Cup egg in egg cup is covered with handkerchief and removed, then it vanishes
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Unknown The Chosen Card in the Egg two versions, stand and wand
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Unknown The Handkerchief to Egg several methods
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Unknown The Egg to Dove egg is produced, it grows and when broken apart a dove appears
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Unknown Confetti to Egg several methods, egg on fan
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Unknown The Egg and Dove Production handkerchiefs are produced from box, then a large egg appears, broken apart out flies a dove
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Unknown The Hot Ball small brass ball becomes hot
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Unknown The Vanish and Reproduction of the Bells (No.1) with stand and drawer box, Martinka
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Unknown The Vanish and Reproduction of the Bells (No.2) with frame and stand, Thayer
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Unknown The Vanish and Reproduction of the Bells (No. 3) with frame and crystal bowl, Conradi
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Unknown Obedient Ball stops on string
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Unknown Ball Thru Glass Penetration with small box
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Unknown The Flying Spheres balls travel from one box to another, brief
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Unknown The Ball And The Handkerchief Vase handkerchief transposes with ball inside a vase
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Robert Albo Additions
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Unknown Rising Cards houlette on rod, different methods
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Unknown The Rajah's Ransom necklace vanishes and appears inside box, two methods, Thayer, Owen
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Unknown The Cut and Restored Necklace
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Unknown Coins In The Casket casket made from wood and glass is hung, coins vanish and appear audible inside casket
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Unknown Exchange Flower Box objects in box change to flowers
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Unknown The Crystal Block Miracle (Klingl) die on stand vanishes and appears again in hat
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Unknown The Mirror Card Production selection appears visibly on hand mirror
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Unknown Vanishing Coin Box box to vanish coin, similar to card box
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Unknown Silk Tube silks produced from sealed tube, with rings and paper
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Unknown Coin Ladder (Klingl) brief
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Unknown Coin Star five coins appear on ends of star
Related to 186
Unknown Coin Vase coins vanish from vase, apparatus
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Unknown Spider Web Card (Klingl) apparatus, spider spins web and selection appears
Related to 189
Unknown The Cords of Cairo similar to chinese stick, blocks stand upright on stand
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Unknown The P&L Books of Ching Soo four books hanging on ropes
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Unknown The Magic Incubator tube is filled with confetti, then cages and animals are produced
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Unknown The Repeat Die Box
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Arthur H. Buckley Buckley Coin Stand four coins on triangular stand, vanish and reappear on stand again
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Richard Himber Card Box (Himber)
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Unknown Card Box (Gammage)
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Unknown The Jumbo Card Rise houlette on table, stand filled with sand and method to add cards
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Unknown Card Stars different models, one formed as hand
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Unknown The Card In Balloon two mechanical methods, stand for balloon
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Unknown The Card Bouquet similar to card star, with flower bouquet
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Will Goldston Card Production Frame (Goldston)
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Unknown Card Restoration torn pieces of card vanish and appear one by one in frame where they restore again
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Unknown The Birth of Flora flowers are produced in large vase
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Unknown Tea Caddies box with several compartments to vanish objects
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Unknown P&L Appearing Cages with table and stand, made for Dell O'Dell
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Unknown The Card-Rise Box Klingl, three cards
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Eric C. Lewis (Eric Lewis) Block Vanish from tube, held with rod, stand
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Unknown Flight Of The Coins Klingl, glasses placed on stands, are covered with tubes, coins travel from one to the other
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Robert Albo Color Section
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Unknown Magic Apparatus with pictures from various collections of props and magic sets, Rüdiger Deutsch, Leslie Cole, Clayton Albright, Ken Klosterman, Raphael Ellenbogen, David Price, Robert Lund, Prentis Taylor, Francois Voignier, Joe Stevens, Mario Carrandi, Claude Klingsor, Hans "Wittus" Witt, Topper Martyn
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Robert Albo Dr. Albo's Collection of Magic Apparatus pictures of tricks by Thayer, Klingl, Bartl, Hofzinser, Eric Lewis, Martinka, Bland, Conradi, Okito, P&L, Abbott, Willmann, Owen, Abbott, Baker, John Gaughan, Burtini, Olson, Roterberg, Hughes
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Data entered by Lorenz Schär.