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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Silk Production from Empty Hands No. 2, four silks, colors named and corresponding silks produced
1920 Ten New Pocket Tricks 4
Theodore Annemann, Dr. Edward G. Ervin A New Apparatus for the Pellet Switch with a matchbox
1931 The Book Without A Name 38
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Lighted Cigarette through Handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 12
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Borrowed Cigarette through a Dinner Plate using two forks and glass tumblers in the construction
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 13
Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Rolling" a Cigarette loose tobacco and paper change into cigarette
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 15
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cigar Fake construction of fake (shell) cigar
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 16
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Lighted Cigarette Vanish in handkerchief, with vanisher gimmick attached to handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 17
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cigarette in Electric Light Bulb bulb lights in hand, vanished cigarette appears inside
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 18
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ultra Dollar Bill and Cigarette Effect with method to make two bills with same serial number
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 19
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cigarette Switch
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 20
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Repeating Vanishing Bill rolled-up bill vanishes, reappears, vanishes again, fake stuck to first finger for vanish
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 21
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Bill and Lemon Routine burnt in envelope, actual same bill found in lemon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 22
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Coins from Nowhere up to five coins produced singly, featuring an edge grip
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 24
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One-Hand Watch Production thin imitation watches from edge grip, see previous item
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 25
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mephisto Sealed Billet Reading
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 26
Dr. Edward G. Ervin New Version Want Ad Test ads cut out of newspaper and put in envelope, one chosen, content divined
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 28
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Inspired byAlso published here 1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Secret Whisper to make the spectator write up additional information on billet
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Switch
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 30
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Variations 1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 31
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Table Levitation with gimmick and light table
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 32
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Comedy Slate Test humorous message appears on one of two slates
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 33
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telepathic Prediction named number appears in chosen color on paper stuck to piece of wood, optional repeat phase
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 34
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Table Acquitment glass with water penetrates table under handkerchief cover, secret paper cup poses as glass
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 36
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Match Box Monte rattle gimmick
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 36
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Little Demon Silk Production with hollow gaff, one-handed or two-handed production of large silk
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 37
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Inverted Match Through Fist match turns over as it is pushed through fist
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 38
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Torn and Restored Tissue accidentally dropping pieces with are also restored
Related to
  • The Sphinx, September 1920
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 39
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Phantom Tobacco Trick loose tobacco vanishes from one hand and appears in the other
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 40
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Table Knife Levitation clings to hand, with a gimmick
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 41
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Subtle Penetration handling for wand or pencil through handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 42
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Diabolical Die die changes orientation while under a cover
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 43
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Suggestions on using a hat as a prop in a performance
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 44
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Sucker Production red brick produced from spectator's clothing
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 45
Dr. Edward G. Ervin An Impromptu Production glass with water produced from wrapping paper
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 46
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cut and Restored Turban
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 48
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Torn Cigarette Paper Idea idea to get extra piece, named number appears on restored paper
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 49
Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Any Color" Silk silk of named color produced, body loading
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 49
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ringing a Ribbon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 51
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Transformo billiard ball into handkerchief, balloon as billiard ball
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 52
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telling the Time on a Watch time on wrapped watch divined
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 53
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Burned and Restored Handkerchief borrowed
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 54
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Card Monte six red and one black card, long-short glued pairs, jumbo card
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 55
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Find the Joker with three jumbo cards, long-short glued pairs
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 56
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Diminutive Wine and Water chemical
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 57
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Needle Trick spectator examines mouth with flash light
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 58
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Needle Trick - Self-Contained Method
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 59
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Milk Transposition milk poured into borrowed hat, then glass with milk removed from it, it vanishes in container and is found back in hat
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 60
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water celluloid fake is pushed up the sleeve under handkerchief cover
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 61
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Glass of Water Vanish from Bamboo Rod handkerchief with disc, servante in pitcher
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 62
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water a la Okito with tray
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 63
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Stretching Handkerchief
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 64
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Restored Ribbon
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 65
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Marvello Paper Tearing duplicate paper glued in corner of paper
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 67
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Rising Card from Tumbler weighted thread gimmick
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 69
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Color Changing Silk
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 71
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Dissolving Cigarette dissolving cane type gaff
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 72
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mighty Lak a Rose rose starts in hidden tube in vest
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 73
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Spooky Yarn yarn remains sustained in midair
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 74
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Times - And Out kicker transformation for color changing silk routine
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 75
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Egg and Lemon egg and lemon each in silk transpose
Also published here
  • "An Illusive Metamorphosis" (The Sphinx, June 1921)
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 76
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Another Paper Tearing Trick
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, September 1921
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 77
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Untying Silk thread
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 78
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cone Load
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, July 1921
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 79
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cut and Restored Lemon with lemon shell
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 80
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Cut
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A New Torn Cigarette Paper Wrinkle
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 309
Dr. Edward G. Ervin An Invisible Card Shiner painting lacquer nail polish on hand
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 309
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Paper Cup and Silk Routine water vanishes, reappears in cup, silks appear from cup
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 309
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dr. Ervins Straw Trick straw is cut into pieces, one piece is stretched to a full size straw again
Related to 1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 4) 1
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dr. Ervin's Psychic Cigarette cigarette rolls towards performer on table
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
Franklin M. Chapman More Odds & Ends on credits, the Cigarette from Nowhere, Oriental Papers, Ervin's Straw Trick
Related to 1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11) 1
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Coin Load holder for Miser's Dream, with hat and slate
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11) 3
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Magnetized Plate cigarette moves on plate
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 1) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Here's How shot glass vanishes and reappears under handkerchief
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Magician's Cone production of various stuff from paper cone
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 120) 705
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Number Thot number "randomly" calculated divined, interesting principle
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 515
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Adhesive Tape Tie
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 526
Clayton Rawson Sixth Finger Card Rise
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 511
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Sixth Finger
Inspired by 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 539
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Nine from Three three coins from pocket travel to three coins in other hand, stack to hide coins
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 9) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Bombay Propaganda inverted match thru fist with cigarette
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 9) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Tips on thin coins, matches and gamblers
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin In Reverse! cig papers change color
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 12) 4
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Worth Knowing An Invisible Card Shiner, painting lacquer nail polish on hand
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 16
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Impromptu Bill Reading
1945 My Best 163
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Also published here 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 28
Jack Posetary No Mirror reading colors of cards, whet thumbnail as shiner, see also p. 411
Related to Dec. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 389
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One from Two No. 4, two coins clearly shown, one placed in pocket, it comes back, featuring three-coin arrangement that can be shown from both sides as two coins, also for six-as-three coins
Variations 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 5
Karl Fulves Push Thru Poker two Twos and an Ace shown in spread, Twos pushed through other two cards one by one, then change into Aces
Inspired by 1992 Deceptive Practices 27