Card & Magic Tricks

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2008 - Games - 510 pages
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The world of magic is shrouded in mystery...until now! Little Giant Encyclopedia: Card & Magic Tricks reveals some of the basic secrets of conjuring and illusion. It begins with 30 pages of card handling methods that any beginner will find worthwhile. The magical card section features 83 mathematical tricks using special props and novelties, and you’ll also find 66 magical sleights of hand using coins, silks and handkerchiefs, string, rope, and paper. There’s even a section on how to get the truly "magical” effects that will have your audience shaking their heads in disbelief and calling for more.
 

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Contents

CARD TRICKS Essential information 10 Card handling
ii
Preparation
33
Performing
35
Tricks using key cards 41 The magic touch
41
Get together
44
Turnaround card
46
In between
50
The two detectives
53
Sixcard lift
246
Card through the hole
248
Finale
250
MAGIC TRICKS Introduction 254 A short history of magic
254
Types of magic performance
260
What you will need
262
Preparation
269
Performing
271

Performers mistake
56
Impossible location
59
The dented card
61
Mathematical card tricks 64 Rows and columns
64
Three columns
68
Ten in a line
72
Time will tell
75
The ninth card
78
The piano trick
80
Your deal
83
Duck one drop
86
A process of elimination
87
A magic sequence
90
Tricks using arranged stacks of cards 92 SiStebbins
92
The joker knows
95
Counting the cards
97
Multiple identification
101
The three piles
103
Listen to the queen
106
A dream come true
108
A special arrangement
110
The card in the middle
113
Calling the cards
114
Aces and kings
116
Even better than kings
118
Tricks using sleight of hand 120 Abracadabra
120
Cards change places
122
Countdown
124
Two out of 52
126
The cut force
128
One out of five
130
Turnabout
132
Pick a number
135
Three cards across
137
Midnight feast
140
The fabulous four aces
142
Tricks usinsz two packs of cards 146 Do as I
146
Miracle prediction
148
The red card
150
A world record
152
Pocket prediction 6 Tricks usini special cards
154
Oneway
156
The four specials
158
The marked oneway pack
160
Four aces
162
Find the card
164
The Svengali deck
166
The changing card
169
Half
172
Double prediction
177
Tricks usiiin proos 179 Spot the thumbprint
179
The clock trick
182
The one in the middle
185
Blindfolded location
187
Follow
190
The magicians message
193
The vanishing card
197
Lucky 18
199
Ripoff
201
Something up your sleeve
203
A stab in the dark
205
Stab a twin
208
Card through the table
211
The great egg mystery
216
On reflection
218
The longdistance trick
222
S Curd nM ltks 226 Spelling the pack
226
The card calendar
228
Bomb aiming
230
A card puzzle
232
Another card puzzle
234
The magician always wins
236
Fourcard index
238
You
241
Stepping through a card
243
Coin magic 277 The traveling coin 279 Two heads are better than
276
Nine tails
282
Extra money
285
The hankie vanish
288
Behind the
290
Coin in the
292
The magic wand
294
Coin fold
299
The dissolving coin
300
Silver and copper
304
Coin in the wool
308
Top pocket vanish
312
Coin through the handkerchief
314
Silk and handkerchief magic
319
Producing a handkerchief
320
The bow and arrow hankie
322
The invisible thread
324
The broken match
327
Handkerchief cleaver
330
Handkerchief in a glass
332
It ties itself in a knot
334
It was a knot but now its
336
Pen through handkerchief
338
Blow that knot away
341
The inner tube
344
String and rope magic 349 Instant knot
348
Onehanded instant knot 353 Vanishing knots
353
Magic scissors
355
Impossible release
358
Ring release
361
Chinese robbery
364
Cut and restored rope
367
A mugs game
370
Ropes change length
375
Paper magic 380 Linking clips
380
Mysterious loops
382
A sweet surprise
386
Torn and restored newspaper
389
Making money
395
Mind magic
399
Right every time
400
Color mystery
403
Newspaper prediction
405
Book test
408
Mysterious magazines
411
Its all done with the hands
415
Tipping the balance
418
The pendulum will find you
421
Tap it
424
Mathematical magic 427 Ive got your number 429 Think of a number
427
Magic square
431
The nines have
435
Magic star
438
Beat the calculator
440
Miscellaneous magic
445
Wand vanishes handkerchief 448 Big wand from tiny purse
447
Which way?
450
Losing your shirt
454
Balloon crazy
456
Sticky fingers
459
The magic knife
462
Upsidedown mystery
466
Hang about
469
Ten dollars to a cent
473
The ring is the
477
Cups and balls
483
The indestructible balloon
488
Saying goodbye
493
Glossary
496
Easy tricks
504
Moderately easy tricks
505
Tricks requiring skill and practice
506
Index
507
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