1954
Written by Lewis Ganson
Work of Various
254 pages (Hardcover), published by Harry Stanley
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
65 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page AA Categories
Lewis Ganson Introduction
9
Unknown Section One - Anti-Gravity Glasses
11
Lewis Ganson A Clear Case of Anti-Gravity longer article on Anti-Gravity Glasses, glasses cling to glass sheet
Also published here 15
Lewis Ganson, Hans E. Trixer, Jack Hill, Will Ayling, Chris Marvo, Les Hone, Hal Feben Some Reflections on Anti-Gravity tips for anti-gravity glasses
Also published here 23
Elizabeth Warlock Elizabeth Warlock's Version of the Anti-Gravity Glasses
Also published here 26
Unknown Section Two - Magic with Coins
31
Fred Kaps Coins and Glass Routine
Also published here 33
T. Nelson Downs Latest Method for "The Miser's Dream" production from Downs Palm
Also published here 34
Peter Warlock Take a Bow, Jack Avis transposition of two coins, with handkerchief
Inspired by
  • "Your Choice!" (Jack Avis, Pentagram, Feb. 1953)
47
Unknown Section Three - Linking Rings
51
Ken Brooke Linking Ring Count linking ring false count, detailed
Also published here 53
Unknown Section Four - Magic with Dice
67
Gerald Kosky How Many? two in the hand one in the pocket with dice, involving blank and large die
Also published here 69
Ali Bongo Deolali Dice short two-dice routine with cup, they grow in the fist as climax
Also published here 74
Unknown Section Five - Handkerchief Magic
81
Charlie Edwards Dissolving Knots
Also published here 83
Unknown The Fake Knot for Sympathetic Silks
90
Charlie Edwards The Rope Through the Tied Wrists hands tied together, rope through hands
Also published here 91
Unknown Section Six - Magic with Sponge Balls
97
Lewis Ganson Requirements and Principles
  • The Type of Sponge to Use
99
Lewis Ganson Basic Effect two in the hand, one in the pocket
100
Lewis Ganson Adding One Ball to Another
  • Method 1
  • Method 2
  • Method 3
  • Method 4
102
Lewis Ganson Placing the Balls Down
105
Lewis Ganson Two Subtle Moves
  • To Show Three Balls Only
  • The Spectator Holds a Ball
106
Lewis Ganson Vanishes from the Hand
  • First Method
  • Second Method (hand steal)
  • Third Method
  • Fourth Method
  • Fifth Method
108
Lewis Ganson A Sponge Ball Routine
117
Lewis Ganson, Jack Hughes Accessories additional ideas to incorporate into sponge ball routines
  • Rubber Production Fruit
  • Sponge Ball to Bunny
  • Geometric Designs
  • Handkerchief Colour Changing Tube
  • Handkerchief Pull
  • Sponge Ball to Silk
119
Lewis Ganson Rabbit's Habits sponge bunnies
  • Routine 1
  • Routine 2
  • Routine 3
121
Unknown Section Seven - The Magic of Al Koran
127
Al Koran Simplex Torn and Restored Newspaper with one piece missing
Related toAlso published here 129
Al Koran, Jack Avis, Roy Walton A Pound For Your Card signed card placed in nest of three envelopes, bill borrowed and serial number noted and then put in purse, card and bill transpose
Also published here 139
Unknown Card Switch behind Envelope
141
Al Koran The Fate of a Fiver bill torn and crumpled up and put in ash tray, then shown restored, repeat but then it restores to many bills and some coins that have the same value when added up
Also published here 146
Al Koran "Hanky Panky" Routine borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
  • 1. Penetration of the handkerchief by the pencil
  • 2. Burnt and restored handkerchief
  • 3. Cut and restored handkerchief (Jack Chanin)
  • 4. Continuous production of coins from the handkerchief (Jack Chanin)
  • 5. Production of a cigarette and lighter from the handkerchief
  • 6. Production of a glass of wine from the handkerchief (Jardine Ellis)
Also published here 154
Al Koran Perfection - Do As I Do performer and spectator both remove a card from a different deck, they match, one card is switched and the other card changes to match
165
Unknown Section Eight - Miscellaneous Magic
171
Peter Burto, Lewis Ganson Burnt and Restored Paper Strip burned and restored paper strip
Also published here 172
Hans E. Trixer Routine with the Miniature Cups and Balls
175
Hans E. Trixer Silken Canary canary is thrown up and changes into a silk in apparently midair
180
Hans E. Trixer Magic Slot Machine two coins pushed into fist, they transform into small bottle or something else
182
John Lewis Colour Thimbles thimble changes color twice
Variations 185
Hans E. Trixer Silk Penetro ball through silk
Also published here 187
Unknown Section Nine - Card Magic
191
Alex Elmsley All Backs Routine cutting to Aces presentation
VariationsAlso published here 193
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Display
195
Alex Elmsley Tip-Over Change Handling
198
Patrick Page Cards to Pocket twelve cards up the sleeve to pocket, with six card repeat sequence
Also published here 200
Unknown The Buckle Count
202
Jack Chanin Card on the Line indifferent card attached to ribbon with needle, it changes into selection
207
Nikolas The Nikolas "Thought" Card card coded via the way a slip of paper is clipped to a card case, silent code
211
Peter Warlock "PW" Slip Cut
  • (1) On the Table Top
  • (2) On to the Left Hand
Also published here 214
Bobby Bernard Educated Frog
217
Mary Kinson, Lewis Ganson Fan See Card double-fan, outer layer ripped off except selection
VariationsAlso published here 220
Lewis Ganson Brainwave by Telephone presentation in which performer's wife is called
Also published here 223
Unknown Section Ten - Card Magic by Manipulation
225
Lewis Ganson Some Observations on Card Manipulation
226
Lewis Ganson The "Back and Front" Palm
  • (A) Cover for the Pivot
  • (B) Acquitments
  • (C) Stealing Extra Stocks of Cards
  • (D) Hiding the Corners of the Cards
227
Lewis Ganson The Preparation of Cards for Manipulation preparing cards for stage manipulations
Also published here 230
Lewis Ganson The Continuous Production of Fans of Cards
  • The Production of the Fan
  • Variation No. 1
  • Variation No. 2
235
Lewis Ganson The Production of Single Cards - Method No. 1
241
Ken Brooke The Production of Single Cards - Method No. 2 "Ken Brooke's Method"
243
Lewis Ganson Manipulation in Gloves
  • Stealing a Stock of Cards From Inside the Glove
  • Producing Cards After Removing the Gloves
246
Lewis Ganson The Card Routine
251
Lewis Ganson Flourishes
253
Lewis Ganson Card Fanning
254
Data entered by Denis Behr.