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Unknown Vanishing a Dime coin vanishes from between two bigger coins
Related to 1935 Coin Magic 28
John C. Holoubeck The Spirit Match initials of card appear on head of burnt match
Related to Dec. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 88
Bobby Bernard Jet Transporation Three coins in each hand, coins travel from left to right hand
Also published here 1953 "Come a little closer..." 16
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernards's Close-Up Chicanery description of close-up act
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 37
Bobby Bernard If You Knew Susie presentation for "Suzy and the City Slickers" / Draught Board Mystery / Checker Board Mystery
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 37
Bobby Bernard Key To the Crime
Inspired by
  • Gen "Phantni" Grant's "Dial X"
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 37
Bobby Bernard Trial of the Warrior cord penetrates chop stick and severing straw into two, presentation
Inspired by
  • Stuard Judah's "Straw, String and Pencil Trick"
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 38
Bobby Bernard Your Choice, M'sieu' chosen drink appears inside cocktail shaker, using spiral bound svengali type pad to force drink
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 38
Bobby Bernard Disintegrating Dollar one coin travels to coin coin in other hand
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 40
Bobby Bernard False Transfer
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 40
Bobby Bernard Velly Clever These Chinese card location using mask / doll, card attached to ribbon
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 40
Val Andrews Bobby Bernard
1958 Magic in Miniature
Bobby Bernard Introduction
1958 Magic in Miniature 2
Bobby Bernard Close Up Quickies
1958 Magic in Miniature 3
Bobby Bernard Goofy Gun coin vanish with small toy gun
1958 Magic in Miniature 3
Bobby Bernard Impromptu Coin Catcher scotch tape
1958 Magic in Miniature 3
Bobby Bernard Miko Prediction die to get a number, 3 1/2 card gag
1958 Magic in Miniature 4
Bobby Bernard Bookmatch Card Index on burnt match head appears name of selection, index
Related to 1958 Magic in Miniature 4
Bobby Bernard Flash Gypsy Thread after restoring the thread, it vanishes in a flame
1958 Magic in Miniature 5
Bobby Bernard Spooky Sponge sponge ball is put in a bowl and grows, miniature globe with hole
1958 Magic in Miniature 5
Bobby Bernard The Purpose of Close Up Magic
1958 Magic in Miniature 6
Bobby Bernard Impromptu Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect: 3 Coins Across brief outline of routine
1958 Magic in Miniature 6
Bobby Bernard Entertaining Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Coin in Ball of Wool brief, with flash string
1958 Magic in Miniature 6
Bobby Bernard Novelty Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Clockwork Capers selected card is found by a wind-up toy, brief
1958 Magic in Miniature 6
Bobby Bernard Original Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Magic Music. brief, chosen tune on paper cannot be burnt
1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Bobby Bernard Surprise Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Pin Trio brief, two pins with handkerchief, one grows eventually
1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Bobby Bernard Intimacy in Close Up Magic. Demonstration Effect. Your Choice M'Sieu brief, selected drink appears in shaker
1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Bobby Bernard Good Taste in Close Up Magic - Points to Note When Performing. eight points
1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Bobby Bernard Sleeving brief
1. One Hand Coin Vanish
2. Pawrus Coin
3. Bar Top Vanish
4. Coin Change on Spectators Hand
5. 6 Coins Across
Also published here 1958 Magic in Miniature 7
Bobby Bernard Routining
1958 Magic in Miniature 8
Bobby Bernard Dice Stacking tips and brief routine outline
1958 Magic in Miniature 8
Bobby Bernard T.V. Close Up Magic some thoughts on performing on TV, brief
1958 Magic in Miniature 8
Bobby Bernard Conclusion of Magic in Miniature
1958 Magic in Miniature 8
Fred Kaps Drop Vanish
Related to 1960 (ca.) Kaps on Coins 3
Bobby Bernard Bernard Switch
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 217
Bobby Bernard Mirage copper to silver and back
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 220
Bobby Bernard The Pinch Vanish
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 222
Bobby Bernard Melted silver extraction from coin, big part is transparent one part is still the coin
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 223
Bobby Bernard School For Croupiers coin flourishes, cutting the aces and dice stacking to a croupier presentation
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 225
Lewis Ganson A Session with Bobby Bernard short intro on Bobby Bernard
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 216
Martin A. Nash No-Air-Pressure Turnover
Related to 1975 Ever So Sleightly 126
Bobby Bernard The Coins which coins to use
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 4
Bobby Bernard The Hands condition of hands and how to moisten them
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 5
Bobby Bernard Palming a Coin
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 6
Bobby Bernard Thumb Grip classic palm version
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 8
Bobby Bernard Stretch Palm classic palm version
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 9
Bobby Bernard Crease Palm edge palm, with false transfer
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 10
Bobby Bernard After Ramsay
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 12
Bobby Bernard Production in the Air coin appears under card, no table required
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 14
Bobby Bernard Double Production two coins appear under two cards
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 16
Bobby Bernard The Miser's Misers Dream coin stuck to hand for continuous production sequence
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 17
Bobby Bernard The Spellbound Move
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 20
Bobby Bernard, Bob Hummer The Hummer Coin Penetration
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 22
Bobby Bernard, T. Nelson Downs The Downs' Coin Star with anecdotes about Nelson Downs
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 24
Bobby Bernard The Bernard Lesson on the Coin Star
  • The Coins
  • The Condition of the Hands
  • Performing the Coin Star
  • Placing the Coins on the Fingers and Thumb
  • The Vanish
  • The Production
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 28
Bobby Bernard Tidy coin vanishes in tie, pinch vanish
1978 The Talon (Issue 2) 15
Bobby Bernard The Materials Needed for Dice Stacking
  • The Working Surface
  • The Dice
  • The Cup or Shaker
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 6
Bobby Bernard Some Useful Tips
  • Temperature
  • Attitude
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 8
Bobby Bernard The Routine
  • The Set-Up Position
  • The First Pick-Up
Variations 1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 9
Bobby Bernard The Two Dice Stack
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 14
Bobby Bernard The Three Dice Stack
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 15
Bobby Bernard The Four Dice Stack
  • Stacking in Pairs
  • Stacking Four Together
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 16
Bobby Bernard Reading the Top Number
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 17
Bobby Bernard White in the Middle one off-colored die, travels in the middle of a stack of red dice
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 18
Bobby Bernard Patter and Presentation
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 21
Bobby Bernard An Additional Effect dice stacking, removing on die after the other from a stack of dice
1979 Bernard's Lesson on Dice Stacking 22
Fred Robinson Oasis on Ken Brooke, Frank Farrow, Johnny Paul, Piet Forton, Gordon Bruce, Ricky Jay, Persi Diaconis, Bobby Bernard, Bob Read
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8) 712
Bobby Bernard Tabled Bluff Pass picking up selection from table
May 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 491
Stephen Tucker Jargon on David Britland, Dave Bendix, Bobby Bernard
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 34
Al Smith (reviewer) The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard by Bobby Bernard (written by Val Andrews) 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1027
Val Andrews Introducing... Bobby Bernard!
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 11
Bobby Bernard "Impetus" Coin Production Coin produced on fingertips
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 14
Bobby Bernard Face-to-Face Vanish Penny sandwiched between two silver coins vanish
Related to 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 17
Bobby Bernard "Television Coin-Vanish" (or Change)
  • Handkerchief flourish: coin placed in handkerchief vanishes
  • Used as a "Change": coin switched out
Related to 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 19
Bobby Bernard "Fingertip Folly" Two coins vanished, reappears balanced on top of index finger and thumb
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 26
Bobby Bernard The "Trouser-Vanish" Coin trapped in material of trousers, spectator can feel it, vanishes
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 29
Bobby Bernard Coin in Tie "Vanish" Coin folded into tie vanishes
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 34
Bobby Bernard A Useful Switch Switching normal coin for folding coin
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 37
Bobby Bernard Bernard Switch Coin transforms into a pair of dice
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 39
Richard Himber, Bobby Bernard Versatile Coin Move Uses for the Himber Vanish

  • Multiple Himber vanish
  • Stage Presentation
  • As a "switch"
  • An Interesting Variation (for ring in wand)
  • Vanish in Handkerchief
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 43
Bobby Bernard Indian Rope Trick Chinese coin threaded on wand, rises up the wand magically. Coin is removed from wand, and penetrates back onto wand
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 49
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "Sleeving"
  • On Sleeving in General
  • "Classic" Sleeving
  • As a Coin Change
  • Circular Sleeving
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 54
Bobby Bernard The "Tourist" Coin Silver coin in one hand travels to join copper coin in other hand
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 58
Bobby Bernard The Pawrus Coin Coin pushed into fist, vanishes
Also published here 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 60
Bobby Bernard The "Heads or Tails" Coin-Vanish Coin is slapped out of existence
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 63
Bobby Bernard Bar-Top Coin Change copper penny spun on table, scooped up and changes into large silver coin
Also published here 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 66
Bobby Bernard The Hook Coin: Its Value in Sleeving
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 70
Bobby Bernard "On Being Fawkes" About Bobby Bernard's portrayal of Isaac Fawkes in performance
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 74
Bobby Bernard A Double Lift
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 76
Bobby Bernard The "Logicality" False Cut
Related toVariations 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 81
Bobby Bernard Just a Thought on the "Charlie Chaplin Shuffle" How Bobby uses a false shuffle done by Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush, same thinking as Ron "Ravelli" Wohl
Related to 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 84
Bobby Bernard A "Sure-Fire" Turnover Top card flips over as deck is dropped from hand to hand
Related to 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 87
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard's "Crimp" Sequence Challenge card location using crimp (card is selected and lost without magician touching deck)
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 91
Bobby Bernard Oriental Card Divination Chinese coin appears next to selection in the deck
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 96
Bobby Bernard The "Detective" Card Trick Ace of Clubs vanishes from top of deck, appears next to selection
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 101
Bobby Bernard The "Opportunist" Card in Pocket Deck placed in pocket, spectator able to pull selection out
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 106
Bobby Bernard The Sands of the Pharaoh Deck dealt one by one until hourglass runs out, stops at selection
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 109
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on Misdirection John Ramsay and Max Malini's misdirection skills
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 112
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "The Actor in Magic"
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 113
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "Sleight-of-Hand" On what he thinks the most useful sleights are
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 114
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "The Classics of Close-Up"
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 115
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on "Conventions"
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 116
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on Television On the potential of magic on TV
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 117
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on the Movies How magicians should be portrayed in movies
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 118
Bobby Bernard Bobby Bernard on Close-Up Presentation
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 119
Bobby Bernard Blankety Blank pips of selection travel to pocket, deck is blank
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 13) 242
Bobby Bernard Illusion spoon, sound of hitting a coin is produced, then a coin
Related to 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 14) 262
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Martin Breese Close-Up Convention, Bobby Bernard, Braco, John Mendoza, Dan O'Donoghue
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1009
Bobby Bernard "Can't Lose" Belt Loop
Sep. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 968
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Blackpool convention, Wayne Dobson, Val Andrews Bobby Bernard
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1208
Peter Duffie The Jipsum Box spectator puts four coins in box, they penetrate box and hand, repeat, then box penetrates hand leaving coins behind, Bobby Bernard Coin Box
1984 Close-Up to the Point 21
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Bernstein on Number Predictions by Bruce Bernstein (written by Bobby Bernard) 1987 Epoptica (Issue 9) 481
Bobby Bernard Swivel-Two
May 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 5) 1636
David Williamson Money Talks production with sound effects with wand
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1989 Williamson's Wonders 27
Bobby Bernard Four "Hits" and a "Miss" complete vanish
Aug. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 8) 2398
Bobby Bernard The False Swing Cut for credit information see reference
Related toVariations 1995 Card College — Volume 1 58
Steve Beam Budget Cut cards appear to be pushed from hand to hand
Related to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 194
Dominique Duvivier French Tap False Cut Simple false cut with Swing Cut and tap, cut to table
Related to 1996 Magie Duvivier 15
Bobby Bernard Utility Altar Light transposition of flames of flame from candle to candle, with glasses
Inspired by
  • Gen Grant's "Altar Light"
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10) 6
Bobby Bernard Jet Transposition three coins in each hand, coins travel from left to right hand
Also published here 1998 Come A Little Closer 14
Bobby Bernard BB Drops them Again four coins through table
1998 Come A Little Closer 16
Bobby Bernard The Flat Palm
1998 Come A Little Closer 16
Bobby Bernard H-E-A-V-Y sponge balls change into solid steel ball
1998 Come A Little Closer 20
Bobby Bernard The Sleight
1998 Come A Little Closer 21
John Derris Bobby Bernard short bio
1998 Come A Little Closer 14
John Derris, Jack Avis, Bobby Bernard, Ted Danson, Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton, Oswald Williams What Is Wrong With Magic? includes reprint of Oswald Williams essay from 1923, ramblings on magic
1998 Come A Little Closer 82
Steve Beam One Way Budget Cut cards appear to be pushed from hand to hand
Related to 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 221
Bobby Bernard False Swing Cut to Table
2000 ca. Out Of Your Mind 3
Bobby Bernard The Bobby Bernard False Cut swing cut
Related to 2004 Cut Controls 22
Jerry Sadowitz, Bobby Bernard Swing False Cut
2004 Cut Controls 23
Jerry Sadowitz, Bobby Bernard Running Swing False Cut
2004 Cut Controls 23
Bobby Bernard The Kindest Man I Ever Met: John Ramsay
Nov. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 11) 39
Bobby Bernard Fred Robinson (a very unusual man)
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 49
Bobby Bernard False Swing Cut with tap
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 128
Bobby Bernard Optical False Cut swing cut (uncredited)
Related to 2015 Ultimate Hold 'Em 24
Bobby Bernard Swing False Cut
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 104
Roberto Giobbi The Charlie Chaplin False Shuffle
Related to 2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue June 19) 176
Stephen Hobbs False Swing Cut Double Lift Control Top control
Inspired by Dec. 2017 Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 3 (Winter #1)) 29
Bobby Bernard False Swing Cut to Table with tap
2017 Just Think 5
Bobby Bernard False Cut
2018 Seminarheft 3
Bobby Bernard Logicality False Cut
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 195
Lorenz Schär Joystick Addition false shuffle for face-up/face-down deck from hands to table, combined with the Logicality False Cut
Inspired by 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 295
Tom Gagnon Chalk It Up dice stacking routine with pool chalk, eight ball final load
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 428