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Unknown A Roll of Bills gag, several bills are glued together at short end and rolled up
Related toAlso published here 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 136
Dai Vernon The All Backs
  • Details of Handling
Related toVariations 1950 Expert Card Technique 459
J. B. Bobo The Traveling Centavos coins to dice cup
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 164
Bert Allerton The Scissors broken scissors gag
Related to 1958 The Close-Up Magician 38
Bert Allerton The Rabbit handkerchief fold into a rabbit
Related to 1958 The Close-Up Magician 50
Charlie Miller Mugs and Hats short assembly with two hats and four paper balls, then two beer mugs and whiskey flask appear
Related to 1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 9
Charles D. Smith Leipzig's Grindstone knife grinder with a plate
Related to 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 97
Bob Read Foreword
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 2
Bob Read Openers violin case to store close up props
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 3
Bob Read Misers Mouchoire four coins appear and vanish from a handkerchief, reproduction of all four at the same time under handkerchief between the fingers
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 4
Bob Read The Incredible Bottle Production under handkerchief
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 10
Bob Read R.I.P. sort of miser's dream with a hat, joke
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 14
Bob Read Handkerchief Through Glass through handle of mug, also with tie
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 16
Bob Read Coins Across four coins to glass, extra
Inspired by 1973 Thanks to Pepys... 20
Bob Read Vanishing Comb
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 26
Bob Read Knife Through Jacket
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 28
Dai Vernon, Bob Read All Backs and Additions
Related to 1973 Thanks to Pepys... 32
Bob Read Hats and Corks four paper balls under hat, through table, two hats, small bread appears as a finaly
Related to 1973 Thanks to Pepys... 44
Bob Read Notes ideas and credits
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 52
Bob Read A Couple of Sight Gags
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 58
Bob Read So That's It...
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 60
Bob Read Bob's Business for the Handkerchief Rabbit gag addition
Inspired by Sep. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Bob Read Bob's Business for Biting The Plate biting glass gag, with coin
Oct. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 2) 19
Bob Read The Business For The Card In Wallet 1£ note appears in the deck
Nov. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 25
Bob Read Bob's Business for Coins Through Table when hand comes from under the table, it is a monster hand, joke
Dec. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 37
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Thanks to Pepys... by Bob Read Dec. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 48
Bob Read Bob's Business for Coins Through the Table gag, wooden block from table
Dec. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
Bob Read Calculator Writing joke, result of a calculation is a hidden message on the calculator, see also page 87 for additional idea by Dr. Brum Antonioli
Dec. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
Bob Read Introduction
1974 The Penultimate Cups & Balls 1
Bob Read The Penultimate Cups and Balls humorous routine, three different cups, with smashed watch and wandering tip wand
1974 The Penultimate Cups & Balls 2
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Read
Jan. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 63
Bob Read, Pete Biro Impromptu Sight Bits Business gags with a rubber band and fingerettes
Feb. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 72
Bob Read Business For The Roll Of Notes gag
Related to Mar. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 7) 81
Bob Read Bob's Business Box Clever cards put back in the box are produced again in ribbon spread fashion
Apr. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 8) 91
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Read, John Ramsay
May 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 111
Bob Read Bob's Business Noses Galore coin from nose, plastic nose appears
June 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10) 122
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Read, Frank Monaghan, Derek Dingle, Ricky Jay, Fred Kaps, bars in London, Walt Lees, David Carré
July 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 11) 135
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Read, Tony Faro, Cyril Faranoff, Ed Eckl, Eddie Fechter, Alex Elmsley, Walt Lees, Tony Shiels
Aug. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 12) 147
Bob Read The Business For the Four Coin Assembly sound effect
Sep. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 152
Bob Read Business For Knife Through Coat ideas for knife through coat based on the Routine described in Bob Read's "Thanks To Pepys"
Oct. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 167
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Ostin, IBM Convention Close-Up Show, Don Lees, Trevor Lewis, David Carré, Peter Kane, Rovi, Walt Lees, Bob Read, Alex Elmsley, Topper Martin, Flip, Philipe Fiahlo, Francis Giles
Oct. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 171
Bob Read Business For Knife Sharpening gag for plate/knife grinder attributed to Nate Leipzig
Related to Dec. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 195
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Read, Mike Gancia
Feb. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 223
Fred Robinson Focus on Mark Weston, Mo Howarth, Trevor Lewis, Blackpool Magical Society's One Day Convention, Derek Dingle, Ricky Jay, Bob Read, Gordon Bruce, Brian Sinclair, Ken Brooke
Apr. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8) 251
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Read, Doug Alker
May 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 263
Fred Robinson IBM (British Ring) Convention 1976 on Bob Gill, Michael Florence, Bob Swadling, Doug Alker, Joe Riding, Rovi, David Carré. Geoff Ray, Walt Lees, Peter Duffie, Sonny Day, Roy Walton, Trevor Lewis, Bob Read, Ken Brooke, Pat Page, Frans Biemans
Oct. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 321
Fred Robinson The Ramsay Re-Union on Patrick Page, Dai Vernon, Vic Pinto, Andrew Galloway, Gordon Bruce, Fred Kaps, Walt Lees, Philippe Fiahlo, Ron Wilson, Gaeton Bloom, Juan Tamariz, Juan Anton, David Roth, David Carré, Kevin Fox, Doug Alker, Trevor Lewis, Piet Forton, Bob Read, John Fisher, Ken Brooke
1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 383
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Bob Read's Transpo Tumbler by Bob Read June 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 425
Fred Robinson Oasis on the 26th Blackpool Convention, Fred Kaps, Gordon Bruce, Bob Read, Andrew O'Connor, Bert Graham, Paul Daniels, Ken Brooke, Ken Dodd
Jan. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 520
Fred Robinson Oasis on Bob Read, Doug Alker, Maurice Fogel, Ian Simpson, Paul Daniels, Ken Brooke, Harry Lorayne, Phil Goldstein, Simon Lovell, Kevin Davie
Feb. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 6) 531
Fred Robinson Oasis on Bob Read, Mo Howarth, Walt Lees, Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson, Ray Waters, Roy Walton, Brian Sinclair, Devano
Mar. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 542
Gordon Bruce (reviewer) Bob Read Lecture by Bob Read Mar. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 546
Fred Robinson Oasis on Johnny Paul, Vic Pinto, John Fisher, Fred Kaps, Ricky Jay, James Randi, Geoff Ray, Walt Lees, Gaeton Bloom, Bob Read, Gordon Bruce, Alex Elmsley, Steve Freeman, Peter Warlock, Jack Avis, Obie O'Brien
May 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9) 570
Fred Robinson Oasis on Karrell Fox, Phil Goldstein, Bob Read, Dai Vernon, Hiram Strait, Wayne Dobson
Aug. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 610
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Transpo Tumbler by Bob Read 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 26) 102
Bob Read Chicago - January 1979 on Phil Willmarth, Jay Marshall, Jerry Schnepp, The Master Magicians Club, Gene Anderson, Eddie Spence, Ben Martin, George Johnstone, Dick Jarrow
Mar. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 3) 648
Bob Read (reviewer) The Encyclopedia Of Impromptu Magic by Martin Gardner Apr. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 4) 663
Bob Read Handkerchief Through Glass silk through handle of a mug
June 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 694
Fred Robinson Oasis on FISM Brusssels, Ray Grismer, Larry Jennings, Howard Schwarzman, Obie O'Brien, Gordon Bruce, Frank Farrow, Bob Read, Paul Daniels, Tommy Wonder, John Fisher, Ali Bongo, Roy Walton
July 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7) 703
Fred Robinson Oasis on Ken Brooke, Frank Farrow, Johnny Paul, Piet Forton, Gordon Bruce, Ricky Jay, Persi Diaconis, Bobby Bernard, Bob Read
Aug. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8) 712
Obie O'Brien USA Happenings on FISM Brussels, John Cornelius, Jean-Jacques Sanvert, Magic Christian, Tommy Wonder, Bill Wells, Bob Elliott, David Walker, Michael Ammar, Bob Read, Hirata, Hank Moorehouse, Larry West, Al Schneider
Aug. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8) 714
Fred Robinson Oasis on Ken Hawes, Tommy Wonder, Jim Adams, Walter B. Graham, Johnny Johnston, Lan Neil, Walt Lees, Fred Kaps, Joe Stevens, Dai Vernon, Slydini, Philippe Fialho, Bob Read
Dec. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 12) 771
Bob Read Las Vegas Close-Up Seminar
Jan. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1) 785
Fred Robinson Oasis on Bob Read, Trevor Lewis
Jan. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1) 788
Bob Read Bob Read in Wichita on Joe Stevens, Mid American Conclave, Ralph Marcom, Howard Hale, Lance Burton, Art Emmerson, John Cornelius, David Copperfield
Feb. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2) 804
Obie O'Brien USA Happenings on Tannen's Jubilee, Bob Read, Maurice Fogel, Ray Mertz
May 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 843
Al Smith (reviewer) 100 Dollar Glass Thro' Table by Bob Read May 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 847
Fred Robinson Oasis on Walt Lees, Roger Crossthwaite, Tommy Wonder, Eric Eswin, Obie O'Brien, Bob Read
June 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6) 859
Rick Johnsson Editorial on Fred Robinson retire es editor, Bob Read
Aug. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 886
Walt Lees Editorial on Harry Dewhirst, Ger Cooper, Brian Glover, Pat Conway, Harry Nichols, Bob Little, Piet Forton, Roger Crosthwaite, Bob Read, Dick Turpin, Ken Brooke
Sep. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 9) 906
Bob Read Brief on Hans Wittus Witt, Witt's street magic act
Sep. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 9) 909
Karl Fulves Chronologue Bob Read, J. C. Doty
1980 The Chronicles (Issue 27) 1330
Michael Ammar Bravo... Bob Read
1981 Encore II 45
Walt Lees Editorial on Merv Cole's convention, Peter Crush, Rex Taylor, John Palfreyman, John Cornelius, Bill Lamb, Bob Read, Pat Page, Steve Hamilton, Johnny Johnston, Bob Lambert, Muscle Pass, Martin Breese
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1004
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Arturo Brachetti, Paul Daniels, Bob Read, Paul Gertner, Ken Brooke
Mar. 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1109
Bob Read Handkerchief Through Glass through handle of mug, also with tie
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 61
Unknown, Bob Read Spot Remover No. 54, pencil through jacket, optional loading/stealing of spectator's pockets
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 93
Karl Fulves, Bob Read Bottle Production No. 51, first coin appears, then bottle from under handkerchief
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 148
Bob Read Fred Robinson 1910-1986 - An appreciation
1989 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1993
Bob Read One More Trick - Is One Too Many observations on old lithographs and the Cups and Balls
1989 The British Close-Up Magic Symposium 1989 39
Steven Hamilton Scotland's First Close-Up Convention convention report, Magic Bob, Mark Leveridge, Patrick Page, Gordon Bruce, Bob Read
1991 Profile (Issue 3) 5
Bob Read Opus questionnaire: Bob Read
Aug. 1992 Opus (Vol. 4 No. 4) 18
Bob Read Papiergeld newspaper snippets change to bill, corner missing, newspaper piece from floor changed into missing corner
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 2) 50
Bob Read Foreword
2004 Street Cups and Balls 1
Chris Power Bob Read - 1940-2005
Nov. 2005 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 12) 25
Johnny "J.J." Johnston The Bob Read I knew...
Nov. 2005 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 12) 27
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) The Bob Read Collection by Bob Read Mar. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 3) 94
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) The Impromptu Miracles of Bob Read: "Lost Footage" by Bob Read May 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 5) 90
Bob Read Trial Run card chosen from packet is predicted via odd-backed card, the repeat phase
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 389
Jamy Ian Swiss Bob Read
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2011 Devious Standards 133