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Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 350
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Divination "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up
Related toVariations 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 324
Joseph Ovette Impaled thumb covered with newspaper is pierced with needles
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 4) 2
Joseph Ovette Nite Club Silk Production from a rolled up menu, performer produces stream of silks and as a climax a glass with a goldfish, with a tray
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5) 3
Joseph Ovette Foreword
1940 Fast Ones 3
Joseph Ovette Think And Take spectator finds other spectator's card, reversed
1940 Fast Ones 7
Joseph Ovette Bagging The Card one half card of cut deck is selected, ribbon placed in paper bag and bag is bursted, other half of selection appears
1940 Fast Ones 8
Joseph Ovette Number Telepathy cards with numbers on them, sum prediction
1940 Fast Ones 10
Joseph Ovette, Louis Lam A Tip on Slow Motion Card Vanish thin card stuffed in thumb tip, with other method by Louis Lam for thumb nail method
1940 Fast Ones 11
Joseph Ovette The Whispering Thought assistant in other room divines card
1940 Fast Ones 11
Joseph Ovette Midget Stack of Bowls on Palm of Hand production of small fish bowls, with handkerchief
1940 Fast Ones 12
Joseph Ovette Shoe Laces To-day metal tips of shoe laces are cut, vanish and appear back on
1940 Fast Ones 13
Joseph Ovette Impromptu Hathaway Box built from a shoe box, brief
1940 Fast Ones 14
Joseph Ovette A Routine For a Card Silk silk is just removed from pocket
1940 Fast Ones 14
Joseph Ovette The Perfect Pellet Switch with chewing gum
1940 Fast Ones 15
Joseph Ovette Simple Location with Ace through King of one suit stack to locate card
1940 Fast Ones 16
Joseph Ovette A Simple Do As I Do two cards are exchanged, they turn out to be the same
1940 Fast Ones 16
Joseph Ovette Audience Do As I Do
1940 Fast Ones 16
Joseph Ovette Different Princess Card Trick with Jumbo cards, to pocket
1940 Fast Ones 17
Joseph Ovette Clean Rabbit Vanish in a tube, with two trays
1940 Fast Ones 18
Joseph Ovette Transparent Tube Production plastic Tube is filled with confetti, then handkerchiefs are produced, with Okito's Substitution Principle
1940 Fast Ones 20
Karl Germain, Joseph Ovette Germaine's Butterfly Trick handkerchiefs transform into large silk butterfly
1940 Fast Ones 21
Joseph Ovette Dropping the Eggs spectator holds tube on his hand and eggs and performer breaks eggs open into tube, eggs vanish
1940 Fast Ones 23
Joseph Ovette Magician Versus Layman cigarette is lit with blown out match
1940 Fast Ones 23
Joseph Ovette Slate Message Reading three pieces of information are written on a slate and divined by performer
1940 Fast Ones 24
Joseph Ovette A New Production Frame covered with paper, large silk production
1940 Fast Ones 25
Joseph Ovette A Sock Die Box Twist after die appears in hat, rabbits are produced, with sucker presentation
1940 Fast Ones 29
Joseph Ovette A Penny "Sucker" dime and penny version, one coin vanishes
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7) 3
Joseph Ovette Match-Ic Manipulation five matches vanish and appear in matchbox
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 8) 3
Joseph Ovette A Lulu! coin vanishes and appears in rolled up bill, to small to hold the coin
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 10) 3
Joseph Ovette Ovette's Paper Strip Tear burnt and restored
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 2
Joseph Ovette A Novel Opening Number doves and rabbit produced from two bowls on two tables, with handkerchiefs
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 4
Joseph Ovette The Waterless Tube water in can changes to ribbon streamers, then baby chicken appear
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 6
Joseph Ovette Magic Bunny Rings three wooden rings are stacked and covered with a tray, rabbit appears
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 9
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Bead Rack Abacus to force a color, two rows
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 10
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Tube confetti in tube changes to a rabbit
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 12
Joseph Ovette Stack of Fish Bowls production, three bowls on small table under cover of handkerchief
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 14
Joseph Ovette Bunny Production Box
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 16
Joseph Ovette The Traveling Silks silks travel from one paper bag to another held by spectator
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 17
Joseph Ovette On Again Off Again silks tied on ribbon, named color falls on floor, then all vanish from a tube and are produced again, as a climax all knotted silks fall
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 20
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage bird vanishes from newspaper and appears in cage in previously empty box, flip over box variation
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 23
Joseph Ovette The Vanishing Lamp lamp on table, with assistant
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 25
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage Illusion transposition of two different colored birds, frames and cages, using bags and silks
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 27
Joseph Ovette Candle and Fan candle under silk changes into fan, which vanished in performer's hands
1944 Tricks and Illusionettes 29
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Tricks and Illusionettes by Joseph Ovette 1946 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume II 11
Unknown Thought Discernment divine on which hand someone is thinking
Related to
  • Joseph Ovette's "Yogi Power"
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 11
Joseph Ovette Ovette Master Move
Jan. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 75
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly Bottom Placement brief
1971 The Esoterist 41
Joseph Ovette Ovette Master Move without credit
1972 The Living End 17
Joseph Ovette The Appearing Lion
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 66
Joseph Ovette Miss Boots sawing a lady in half, longitudinal
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 23
Al Mann What is it? letter from Sid Lorraine to Al Mann about the history of the Center Tear, comments by Mann and xerox of Lorraine's notes from 1928, copy of the manuscript "What is it?" by Joseph Ovette from 1931
1978 The Tesseract 12
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly's Bottom Placement
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 87
Joseph Ovette Ovette Master Move
1980 The Violet Book of Mentalism 13
Joseph Ovette Der Meistergriff
Aug. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 63
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan, Joseph Ovette, U. F. Grant The Buddha Bet "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up
Inspired byRelated to 1981 Fourcast 12
Joseph Ovette Direct Mindreading No. 85, with assistant under table
1983 101 Psychic Tests 24
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1987/1988 Tsunami 2
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly-Ovette Bottom Placement
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 261
Joseph Ovette, Frank Kelly Ovette Master Move / Kelly Bottom Placement
1993 Mystification 88
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly-Ovette Bottom Placement to second from bottom
1997 Karten à la carte 7
Max Holden Center Tear credit information, Joseph Ovette
Also published here
  • Linking Ring 9/1946
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 172