The Flawless Spirit Answer

The Effect I distribute sheets of paper and pencils and some ordinary manilla pay envelopes. I ask my audience to write any questions they desire answered upon either the sheet of paper I furnish or upon their own paper, but in any event to enclose it in the manilla envelope and to make no distinguishing marks upon the outside for reasons to be explained later. These are collected by my assistant in a hat or basket and he carries them to the stage where he drops them into a large gallon size...

Q1

Upon-his -re-turn, the-performer the- -rtumb-er oi selected cards and to name them though he does not see their faces. Upon receiving the borrowed pack, the performer gives it a shuffle and then takes the opportunity to casually glance at the bottom card of the pack, without it being apparent to the audience that he is doing so, and notes it. The next move it to secretly mark the pack of the top card with the thumbnail. The performer is now ready to leave the room. Upon his return, he picks up...

The Brain Wave Deck

In this version, 26 cards with red back design and 26 cards with blue back design are used. The faces of ail the cards are treated with a liquid called Roughing Fluid, which has the result of making these cards resist sliding apart when the cards are run from hand to hand while the backs of the cards slide freely when fanned. Pack is arranged in the order as follows All the blue back cards are in red suits Hearts and Diamonds. All the red back cards in suits of Clubs and Spades. Then the cards...

Fe Magica De Claude Bristol

Never give special or legal advice. Always seek to reflly help the person for whom you are working by giving his confidence a lift, introducing a complimentary phrase where possible Give him something constructive to think about. Let them talk, if they will, taking mental advantage of every statement they make, to enlarge on what you are tell it them You can play back their own remarks then, with the addition of helpful comments> bits of advice. Indications...

Your Psychocharacter Reading And Personality Analysis

(Instructions for Using Graphology Charts) Samples of handwriting characteristics are given on the charts, and beside them, in type, a very brief analysis of what that particular characteristic means in the make-up of a human being. After your client has written a sentence or two, scan it for factors given in the chart, as follows How he has spaced his bit of writing on the paper as shown in the seven examples given, That kind of spacing he has given words and lines, per examples. Levelness of...

Info

Writers are. suitable- If nails are very long, or bitten off short, the Band or Ring type should be used. The performer should not be afraid or conscious of the writer when attached as it is practically invisible. Do not try to keep concealed as your lay audience knows nothing of the gimmick and their attention should not be drawn to it. The CLIP style has the advantage of being very small - so least possible chance of detection - but disadvantage of not being any too secure and most likely to...

Tee Perception Deck

Effect (1) Mentalist shows a deck of E.S.P. or similar ''design cards fanning them face to the audience. It is revealed that they are in random order, thoroughly mixed. They are again mixed. Fanned face down. A volunteer selects one - or a dozen - cards from this deck. Immediately the Mentalist names each card Effect (2) Cards are mixed after Mentalist writes a prediction on a slip of paper. The cards are then handed to a spectator and another spectator reads the prediction. The cards are then...

Now Read The Instructions As They Are Very Important

First of all, here is a list which you do not need to memorize if you 're conversant -with the names of the average mystery writers You will receive from us a list of clues for vour trick which should be pasted on a Reader's Digest magazine. The Reader's Digest magazine will then look exactly like the Reader's Digest magazine of any issue. Ask spectator to take the Reader's Digest magazine, the Coronet magazine and the Ellery Queen magazine (which has been especially printed for this trick)....

Himber Thousand Dollar Challenge

To write the serial number of a one dollar bill on the back-of that card. Do so. You write the number which is on the bills in the Para Mental. Put' the business card in the blank envelope and clip it to the stand. Next borrow from three different people three one dollar bills. .Tell each spectator to fold his bill in half and then in half again, so the serial number is on the inside of the bill. Make sure the bills hidden in the Para-Mental are folded the same way. Give each spectator one of...

Additional Ideas And Suggestions For The Paramental

Instead of using cards as stated in the original routine, try the following as a change Obtain at the b-.nk number of one dollar bills that have serial numbers in sequence. The numbers would run something like this 45610466 and 45610467 and 45610468, etc. Using an ink eraser, erase the last number on each bill and you will have three bills with the same serial number. Fold each bill in half and then in half again, both folds going the same way. When folded, the bill should be 1 x inches. Load...

Skim Tokisd Samd Aid For Easy Hahoumo

How to Perform Before beginning, place the paper clip over your belt to the left of the buckle where it will be hidden by your coat. Place the magnet against the clip where it will be held by magnetic attraction. The magnet can now easily be obtained and- you,are all set to perform. Patter about the legend of the Vampires. Take the steel pin doing so casually as if it makes no difference which pin is taken. Inform the spectator that after you have turned your back he Is to select any one of the...

Points To Remember

Always leave the blue pasteboard card box and red pasteboard cardbox nonchalantly around as this psychologically registers the face that two decks are constantly in use. 'When doing effect 2, place blue deck of cards in your pocket surreptitiously. Only use poker size cards as they fit snugly and noise will be avoided. Other effects possible, such as using cigarettes or roll of bills, or a jumping snake, etc. , instead of having box empty for effect 2. When finishing effect 2, place red deck...

To Prepare

First lift up inner tray of boji, nari' d Tf you hold bottom of box with left hand and grasp bacK OT rtm A with right hand, the two will come apart. It fits tightly but it will come apart. Place blue deck face down in tray with one card in center of deck reversed - (say Jack of Diamonds). Place a red backed Jack of Diamonds on top of blue deck, face down in tray. Place this deck and tray upside down, in other lid where it fits loosely. On top of the shallow part of tray, place 4 or 5 blue...

Mental Influence

Effect PERFORMER SHOWS TWO LARGS CARDS ON WHICH ARE LISTED SEVEN STATES - the same on each card. The performer and a volunteer each take one card to opposite ends of the stage and make an X beside one of the states. The cards are turned around and they both have chosen the same state Secret The Ultra gimmick is mounted on the thumbnail and the two cards are shown (Preferably 5 by 8 inch cardboard for easy visibility). On each board are listed seven states by number, Number 1 Qyoming 2 - Arizona...

Dipect Mind Reading

Effect A volunteer stands in the audience and concentrates on a number between one and one thousand. Performer then attempts to read his mind, writing his impression on a pad. The pad is then handed to a spectator who reads the number. It is the number thought of Secret The Ultra gimmick is mounted on the -thumbnail and the listo marking pencil is held in the hand, the pad held in the left hand The volunteer stands and concentrates on his number. Performer pretends to write on the pad, slowly...

The Secret

Although the envelope is ordinary, it is possible to see through it and -read what is on the card. To do this you buckle the envelope slightly backwards, bringing the card and envelope surfaces close together. Then it is easy to see. On the other hand,, if there is a slight gap between the card and envelope,, the writing fades from sight. This may be of use as we can show both sides of the envelope and yet not give away the secret. To lift the envelope surface off the card, simply pinch and...

Introduction

For many years Mediums and Magicians have delved into effects which are based on the reading of Sealed Messages. There are many ways by which the performer is able to discover what message or word is written on a card sealed in an envelope. These various methods usually resolve themselves into techniques which are complicated and risky. Common methods involve the use of Alcohol to make the envelopes transparent, Clip Boards and suchlike, to obtain aye carbon impression.of the word, fake window...

THE at HGi

It Will duplicate every single slate effect ever invested and do it better Not just a mental effect but a fabulous gimmick that will do effects for all types of audiences, -even kiddie shows. Small enough for the pocket and yet large enough for the stage. Effect An envelop is introduced placed in full view of the audience. Three, fouT or five members of the audience are asked to give you numbers consisting of as man ' digits as they wish. These numbers are written on a pad as each spectator...

The S2irit Whistle

This is a basic description of the effect known as the Spirit Whistle. The apparatus consists of two whistles, both alike. One whistle, however, is attached to the end of a rubber, flexible tube and attached at the other end to a large soft rubber bulb filled with air. By compressing the bulb, the air is rushed thru the tube, into the whistle causing it to whistle Now remove the coat and place the prepared whistle in the sleeve, and attach about the wrist with a rubber band (to hold same in...

The Spirit Pendulum

Effect A small table with a bottle standing on the center of it. The bottle is corked with a string and a weight hanging on the end of it about three-quarters the depth of the bottle. The performer standing some distance away asks many queries of the audience that the answer yes or no numbers - is the answer and etc. So when the question is to be answered by this strange pendulum it can be seen to slowly swing back and forth and even strike the inside of the bottom with an audible ting, This...

And Now The Secret

The gimmick used is made from three playing cards. One double-back card and two regular cards used. The two regular cards are glued, one to each side of the double backed card, face out. One card is glued to one narrow edge of the double-backed card. The other C3rd is glued at the opposite narrow edge. The illustration shows a side view of the three cards glued together. One of the regular cards should be a card like the seven which has an odd pip in the center near one end. This is so that you...

Closing The

It is best to close the act with a STRONG fake question, such as the following , I get the number _. Raise your hand please. Thank you. My time is running out so I will have to answer your question fast. It is in regards to the loss of your pocket book. I get the impression that it was lost in this same theatre about a week ago. And the strange thing is THE PERSON WHO GOT IT IS IN THIS THEATRE RIGHT NOW. Madam, if it is not returned to you within 24 hours you notify me and I will announce the...

The Use Of Fake Questions

Perhaps twice in the course of answering che ten questions you call out a number which was not on any of your cards. PRETEND to see a hand raised in the back in answer to an APPARENT question. By no one having this question you are not hurting anyone or making an enemy of someone '-ho might be in a position to do you some good at a later date. Any funny answer such as the following will do I get the number_. You were born in the month of June. You want to know how many...

Answer To Question No

Please raise your hand. Your question is in regards to friendship. Is that correct Naturally we are all a bit suspicious or worry over whether any of our friends are sincere or not. But I am more than pleased to say that yau have nothing to worry over. You have no enemies that can do you any harm. I'ne sign that you were born under shows you have a group of most loyal friends, which is greater than all the riches one may be able to acquire by taking advantage of his...

Below Are Listed Ten Suggested Questions

Will 1 take a trip to California in the near future 2. Do you see any big change in my life in the near future 3. Do you know if I will receive any letter of importance in the near future and will it be good news 4. Will I take a trip soon and if so will it be successful 5. Can you predict anything in regard to a telephone conversation I may have 6. If you have lost anything in the past three months, please fill in your name and month of birth below. If not, do not fill in the card. 7. Do you...

Opening Lecture

Ladies and Gentlemen I am here to present a most unusual demonstration on things of the future. I am not a mind reader. I can not tell you how much money you have in your pocket and all that sort of impossible nonsense. My demonstration is merely a scientifically proven theory wherein I make predictions and help people by the aid of the science of the stars and the moon - according to the month you were born, your personality, etc. It is possible for me to reveal to you unusual infomation which...

About The

This is a professional act for professional engagements - not a plaything to work on your friends at home, parties, etc. It is for use at professional engagements where a crowd of fifty or more are present. The act depends upon a subtle dodge which makes it one of the most mystifying acts of its kind. The opening lecture prepares them for the method so nothing appears wrong to those who_e questions you answer and it appears even more of a miracle to those whose questions are not answered. This...

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Preparation Place the empty UNGDiMICKED folder with a rubber band snapped arouad its length, in your left coat pod--at, and towards, the back of that pocket. The GIMKICKED folder containing the tvo blank cards and with a rubber band snapped around its length is in the front part of the left coat pocket. We suggest that you take the drawing page of these instructions and set them to one side so that you may refer to theta as they are mentioned. AT ALL TIMES WATCH YOUR ANGLES SO AS TO CONGEAL X1S...

The Knockoutsingle Sitting Test Foe Expose Show

Effect Performer hands the sitter a small piece of paper, a pencil and an ordinary coin envelope. Hs requests the sitter to write on the piece of paper, her name, age, occupation and street address, and also three important questions. The fritter is to write on one side of the paper only and as soon as she has written the Questions she is Instructed to fold it into a small billet. This she does, then is told to seal It in an. envelope and to place on the table. Pretended Medium now takes...

Acme Sealed Billet Test

Cut as many strips as you need from a tablet, lh by 4 inches. Get a bundle of 3 or 4 by 6 inch envelopes, arranging them to face all one way. Fold one strip in half, then in half again, continuing till strip is folded into a square. Put this in one envelope, after which place on the face side of packet. Hold bundle of envelopes in left hand, so the one containing folded duplicate is against palm. Pass out slips and request persons to write a simple question on each one, address it to a friend...

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Having thus prepared the paper disc, it.is affixed to the bottom of the glass of water (outside) with saliva, writing side up, of course. The assistant comes on with the glass of water when it is called for, seizing the glass with the fingers curled around the lower portion so that anyone sitting down cannot see the paper stuck on the bottom. The performer receives the glass in the same manner, and stands with his right side (if glass is held in right hand), to his spectators when he drinks....

Added Instructions For The 30th Century Clip Board

Take one of the tabs from the protective backing strip. Press one end of the tab to the top center of an inside paper. Lap it over about an eighth of an inch. The sticky side of the tab should face the front. Insert the inner paper into the clip board. Use ca.rc so ss not tc tGciir the cover paper. It is very durable, being plastic, but might pull away with misuse. Bend the tab back and put on the clip. The sticky side of the tab will adhere to the inside of the clip. Now when the clip is taken...

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THE 30TH CENTURY CLIP BOARD Originated By ,Senator Crandall The standard clip board is made with one usable side. This limits its use as a utility piece of equipment. The clip board you have here is the result of no little planning and is designed to be carried in the pocket as a good close-up trick. The basic use of a clip board is to obtain information written by a spectator and retained by him. This information must be obtained by the mentalist with the least possible effort and as secretly...

Slate Addition

A Midget Board or Dun-A-Trix board can be used nicely for this effect. Under clip have a piece of paper, not perforated. Pass it around and four persons each write a number down, hand it to a fifth person who adds up the figures, tears off paper and keeps it. You take board back, then pick up slate and write down a total and this corresponds with total they have in their possession. And thus you have, I am sure, enough information on Clip Boards to be able to get at least one good effect for...

Advance Dope

This method is used successfully by a good friend of mine who does not care to have his name used. Tie uses t. couple of question clip boards and travels with a Masonic Croup that puts on a show at nearby small towns at initiations. Day of show he has one of group go to town in advance with clipboards in to drop into the stores of the people who will attend, telling them there is to be a mind-reader that evening and they want to give him a real test. Ke asks them to write something on a slip...

Private Office Test

This is most ingenious and is used by one professional medium with huge success and has made him thousands of dollars This man has a couple dozen of th Question Clip Boards on hand at a time He keeps a dozen in use and then sends the other dozen in for fresh carbons, and this way keeps up a steady use of a dozen boards at all times. From amount he sends in, the man answers a lot of questions. He has a wall cabinet with doors that open out filled with clip boards and pencils, etc. This is in the...

Envelope Prediction

Show a. sealed-envelope and say that you placed a prediction in it, before leaving your home - three things that three people will say this evening. Have three people step forward and ask first one to say first thing that comes to his mind, same with second person and same with -third man. Better still, they should do it out in the hall where you or no one else can hear them, and to make a note of each statement as they say it. Se-d a fourth man with clip oard to-rraake tfoa notes. . . They...

Living And Dead Test

Use of a Dun-A-Trix Board and have a piece of paper with 5 perforations on as they only need a single line for a name on each one. Hand board out and have everyone except the third person write a living name. Third person writes a dead name and each spectator tears his slip off and rolls it up small. Anyone collects thern in a hat and mixes them up. In the meantime, you secretly get the name that the third person wrote down, (the dead name) as you arrange papers and place board aside. Now you...

Memory Expert

This is a real feature effect for club dates, especially at men's clubs and nocn-day luncheons, Banquets, etc. The delayed action with using a board makes this very effective. At the start of your performance, ask any three men to take any bill out of their pockets, pass the Dun A Trix board around to them. They are to copy down number on their bills, tear paper off, fold it up and place it in their pockets. At no time do you see their writing or even touch them and you never see or touch the...

Suggestions For Boards

ALWAYS use a hard lead stub pencil Tell person to write his question clearly, so later on it can be verified. With a hard short pencil they have to bear down firmly and this way you get a good carbon copy. BE SURE to put in a fresh piece of paper just before the show. I mean a fresh paper to take carbon impression. If you leave the paper in and rub board and let it move around, in time the paper gets carbon all over the surface and you are unable to read the impression. This is a BIG mistake a...

Question Clip Board

With this board the clip at the top locks on, so no one can get it off so as to expose the tab, this means you can hand it to any person to even take through an office for folks in the office to write questions or test on, tear their papers off and keep them, etc., This board is ten inches long by 6 wide. On this can be a perforated slip for at least 6 questions With this board you can not get the information in view of the audience This type board is used in lobby or out in field work where...

Dunatrix

This is my favorite board Works the same as the midget board above but is 5 long by wide this is for one to three questions In other words the piece of paper clipped to the board is perforated in three pieces, so first person writes on the lowermost piece, tears it off a perforation an so on to the top piece The routine and lecture supplied with this board for a feature test is really great You have six people step forward, three to act as Judges and three for subjects.

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The Prompter card is-the one card they never-see (if one would take-the time to memorize the information on the card it wouldn't be needed in fact I strongly recommend one doing this). If you use the card make it small enough to conceal in the palm of your hand or tape it to the cuff of your shirt sleeve. Now to explain the use of this card You will note in the diagram of the ESP cards there is a number in the lower left corner of each card. This is called the value number of that symbol. (Of...

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You wil.l know that the chosen card was the 9H. DUAL THOUGHT A ''SID' MARSHALL MIRACLE One of the few methods in Mentalism that fulfills all requirements for a sound all-around practical mental effect for all occasions. The Effect Three members of the audience step forward and each select a famous mentalist name and an ESP symbol. The performer then immediately derives the name and symbol that each member is concentrating on. It is with great pleasure that I am releasing this effect to the...

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How, if you will draw a line under each of these cards on your original list as above, you will, of.course, have two connected sequences and one single card, the 7H, evidently out of order, and hence you would know it to be the chosen card. We do not show the original list in the form of a circle, but you must bear in mind that the list or sequence is actually an unending circle, for the 9H at the end of the list is followed by the 9D which happens to be the name of the card at the beginning of...

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You go where, unobserved, you get out your original list on which with a pencil you check off the cards in the lot given you, as indicated above. You will note that you have checked a whole sequence from the 511 to the 3S with the exception of one card - the 7H. The other sequence you checked is complete from the JC to the 9H. The 7K is missing from the sequence and is -t rere are--the--chosen- card. Supposing you had been given the other pile instead, it would contain these cards

Turban Application

The turban._application is the.same as that of the tuck-in blindfold except that the fake ear pad is put in according to the manner of winding, to even up the bulge made by the receiver. Just make the velvet as long as you wish to allow a generous number of turns to form an Indian-style turb& n. Be. sure to use the same method of lining as is described in the blindfold method. FOAM RUBBER CASING MUST BE USED TO PROTECT THE RECEIVER AND TO INSULATE IT FROM BODY CONTACT. The magician has...

Placement Of Little Bird In Blindfold

Speaker is put-into ear as blindfold is put on. Blindfold is then wrapped 2h times around head and tied in back cr tucked in, as you prefer. The diagram shows tie version. If you use tucked-in version, you do not need the nine-inch tie. Materials Required Black Chiffon Velvet Black Quilted Lining 1 8' Foam Rubber Mystic Tape Stapler Black Thread Blindfold is made of black chiffon velvet very light and quite transparent. Lining is made of soft, black, quilted material used in lining coats -and...

The Eighttransistor Body Contact Receiver

You will find the antenna wire and the double wire ending in two terminal plates (labeled). The unit may be carried in an inside pocket of the coat with the antenna hanging down inside the coat. Or it may be carried in a trouser pocket which has a tiny hole through which the antenna hangs down inside the trouser leg. A favorite method is the unit in a trouser pocket with the antenna hanging down the outside of the tuxedo within the space between the ribbon stripe ana the cloth of the pant leg....

Application For Little Bird In Hair

Remove ear phone from set and let it hang free. Ear phone is worn in ear, hearing aid style, and is covered by hair-do. 2. Make foam rubber casing as in blindfold directions with this exception Do not use the switch method of turning on set. Use the battery method. Twist switch wires together and tape to green backing. Back end of casing can be completely taped together. Let antenna hang free. It is wound in through beehive as hair is dressed. 3. Make a small cloth bag to cover rubber jacket....

Secret Operation Of The Transmitter

The magician who wants to operate a remote control device, or the mental worker who wants to operate some signalling device, faces the problem of a watching audience. After trying switches in shoes, on belts, in pockets and under arms, the following routine was developed. The key or switch is mounted on an elastic arm band, on the upper arm, and in such a position that it may be reached by the thumb of the opposite hand WHEN THE ARMS ARE FOLDED. Practice before a mirror. No motion is permitted....

Presentation Outline

I've often been asked 'Can you tell fortunes, or can you read my mind ' My reply to such a question is YES and NO. With the aid of an ancient gypsy formula I could, with a great deal of success say, YES but NO if you asked me to tell you outright what you are thinking at his very moment. ''Years ago a Gypsy Fortune-teller took a liking to me she taught ma how to make and read an ASTRO-QUESTION-CHART from which it is possible to give an answer to a question that a person is thinking of. Now, if...

Hat Switch Version

This version follows pretty much the same path as the close-up version but the switch is different. Preparation Same as close-up version. Presentation. First c hat should be borrowed and placed opening up on a table. Someone is asked for a loan of a dollar bill. This person is brought on stage and asked to fold their bill as explained in the close-up version, After this is done he is asked to drop the folded bill into the hat. You then introduce the deck of cards that has been prepared as...

Spectators

Up a OM TA& v- w & i_t_ Presentation Ask for the loan of a dollar bill. Have the generous one fold it so that it matches the bill that you have concealed in your car*1 case. When he is finished folding the bill have him toss it on the table You must now remove the cards from the case, keeping your bill carefully hidden in the process. Take the case in the left hand holding it by the tips of the left fingers and thumb, back of the hand up. See Fig. 4. The thumb notch of the case should be...

Table Switch Version

Preparation Remove the d ck from the case. On any picture card write with a light pencil, the serial number of TiOUR dollar bill on both narrow ends of the card. This will enable you to easily read the number no matter which end of the-deck is up. . See Fig. 1. Place this prompter card, at the face of the deck. Insert the deck in the card case with the faces of the cards towards the thumb cutout of the case. See Fig. 2. With your dollar bill face up in front of you, fold the bill in half from...

What You Have

One complete deck of blank-backed cards. 2. 'EXTRA. JOKER'', with a back. 3. Two double-backed cards matching the 'EXTRA JOKER. .4. A small supply of blank-faced cards, with backs that match the other backed cards. 5. A beautiful lustrous and transparent Lucite card rack (which can be used for many card effects other than ULTISSIMO). 6. A magic fountain pen and Magic INSTANT-DRYING black ink. The EXTRA JOKER is used at the top of the deck, so that the squared deck can be handled naturally and...

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FOLOIM.Q POCKET CAWD POCKET IS TAPED ALONG & OTTOM 4 ONE EPGE HOTU * & ACK ESIGK MUST MAlCriyHE CARDS USED When you turn slate around to shew card and prediction, keep- top ot slate tipped backwards slightly, so they will not see edges of the two cardc near top. If DESIRED you may start off by borrowing a deck and then remove any six cards from deck (must be bridge size cards) without looking at them and you clip them around slate, backs out, and then proceed as above U L T I S S I H 0...

An Alternate Method

You may use the same tear but have a dab of magician's wax preferably SUSPENSE, which may be obtained from the dealer who supplied you with this effect, on the inside cover of a match book which is open in right trousers pocket. When centerpiece slip is retained in right hand, as in figure 4 of right hand, both hands go to pockets looking for matches. Press torn piece of clip against adherant SUSPENSE and close match book, taking same from pocket. While getting match to burn remaining pieces,...

Hentapap

Magician quickly tears slip in three pieces, tearing down with left thumb and index finger as shown by dotted lines on Figure 2 and places torn pieces under piece held by left hand (nearest to index finger). Then holding all pieces between right index finger and right thumb turn hand so pieces are horizontal and tear down twice as in Figure 3 again placing all pieces under. As performer throws pieces in ash tray, telling spectator to burn all pieces, he secretly slides the piece facing...

Directions

Mental telepathy, once considered magic, is thought of as Extra Sensory Perception, today. After years of experiments, Dr. Rhine of the Duke University, has discovered that mental telepathy is reality, and not magic. Just as some of us can learn music, art, or writing, others can never learn these things. The same seems to be true of ESP. Some of us can learn to use ESP, while others never seem to be able to learn to use it. Show the cards, as you talk, same way you would a...

Ecklunps Superior Perception Robert Ecklund

One spectator selects a card from the pack of ESP cards. A second person thinks of a number, between one and twenty. Mentalist counts cards and when he arrives at the number the person is thinking of, the assistant stops him. The card at that number has the SAME SYMBOL that the first spectator selected Three different people PEEK at three different cards, while holding the pack of cards in their own hands. Yet the Mentalist is able to REVEAL all THREE SYMBOLS The pack of ESP cards is divided...

Important Points

At all times regard the stand as just what it s-ams to be to .the spectators. There is no reason why they should suspect the stand, so don't give them cause to by suspicious handling of the stand. Always check the stand before you use it to see that the holes and inclined track are clear of obstructions. Keep the viewing window clean so that the balls are clearly visible to you. If you wish to conceal the window for fear the spectators may detect it while they are removing cards from the stand,...

Working The Effect For Less Than Five Persons

Naturally it is possible to work the effect for from one to five persons. Assuming that you are using ESP cards and are working for one person, place the cards in the stand with the BACKS of the cards facing the spectator. You can then turn the entire stand around to show the faces of the cards, remembering to keep the small window covered with your hand. Turn the stand around again and tell the spectator that he is to take any one of the five cards out of the stand, look at the face of it and...

The Lock Test

To do the lock test with any lock and five keys, have the envelopes in position in the stand. Hand each person a key and let them try it in the lock. As soon as they have tried a key in the lock, they are to drop the key into any envelope. You watch to see which key opens the lock and then note into which envelope it is dropped. Then when you turn away from the proceedings and the spectators take the envelopes, you know he has the key that opens the lock by t> e position of the ball...

Using Envelopes

To use envelopes place them in the stand just as you would the cards. The flaps are open and you can drop a penny in the first one, a nickel in the second, a dime in the third, a quarter in the fourth, and a half in the fifth. Then you can proceed with the effect and tell each person what coin they are holding. A fine presentation would be to borrow the five coins, switch for your own that you have memorized the dates, drop these into the envelopes. Then when you tell each what coin they are...

Using Other Cards

ESP CARDS are easily remembered in this order CIRCLE is ONE, CROSS is TOO, THREE WAVY LINES is THREE, SQUARE is FOUR and FIVE POINTED STAR is FIVE. PLAYING CARDS can be arranged in any order, svch as Si Stebbins, convenient for you to recall Another important point is that you can use THREE GIANT CARDS IN THE STAND for added visibility plus the fact that it is easier inasmuch as you only use three balls (WHITE, YELLOW AND BLUE) and only have three cards to remember. It is a matter of opinion as...

Five Persons Each Taking One Card

Assuming that five persons hnd each t' ken e card arc concealed it on their person, it is possible for you to tell what card each one is holding even though you did not see then take their card. To do this it is necessary to assign numbers to each of the five persons. The best way to do this - so a.s to el ainnte. any memory work is to line them up some distance from the Rtitia- hen instruct the person nearest the stand, to walk over co the stand end retro e eey card lie desires place it in his...

The Tryout

Remove any card -and note that this automatically releases the corresponding ball which rolls silently down the incline to become visible in the little window at the lower right hand corner of the stand. Thus if you removed the yellow card, which is the second card fron the left (you're looking at the rear of the stand) the yellow ball will be the FIRST BALL VISIBLE AT THE EXTREME RIGHT OF THE STAND. Now let's assume that you removed the next four cards in the following order BLAGl, WHITE,...

Tue Setup

The bails are now dropped into each hole in the back of the stand starting from the left hole and working to the right. Into the first hole drop the white ball, next hole the yellow ball, next hole the blue, next hole the green, and the last hole receives the black ball. Now take the color cards supplied with the outfit and put the white card in the slot on top of the stand so that it looks the white ball in, next the yellow card is placed in the slot aid holds the yellow ball in, the blue card...

Tiie Apparatus

Much work and experimentation have gone into developing the unique principle. The strand contains the secret mechanism that makes the following effects possible, yet it is carefully designed to arouse no suspicion. QUAWT1 MENTAL STAND FROM M AGIC QUAWT1 MENTAL STAND FROM M AGIC Remove the backplate by pushing up on the left hand side. You will find five differently colored minature balls. Each ball represents a number and the numbers are easily remembered because you assign the numbers to the...

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Denne The Jeweler - 504-1608 DeVoe Barber Shop - 774-1548 Drum's Antique Shop - 504-1008 Doyle Bus Line 991-1982 Dickson Animal Hospital - 432-8640 Eaton's Bakery - 883-1766 Eccles the Florist - 532-1064 Everest Fur Store - 313-6260 Sxcelle Dept. Store - 404-8080 Ellsworth Music Store - 505-1010 Now make up a second set of five cards, lettering these from A to E on each card type out names of firms and telephone numbers. Besides these you require a Key Card for the Medium. On a large card type...

Perfection Ons H An Hind Reading

This is the effect and duplication of the act that a well known club and stage mind reader is now usin< . He passes out slips to the audionce, telling them to write short questions, phons numbers, addresses, names., etc. after which he passes out envelopes telling spectators to oeai and keep, in their own possession. He then seats himself on the stage, -taking a writing pad and proceeds to get impressions of the writing which proves to be answers to the questions asked and the other...

The Psychic Pianist

Effect Performer distributes a deck of blank-faced cards among the audience, instructing them to write thereon the names of their favorite pieces of music, preferably old-time pieces that everybody can recognize when they are played. The cards are then gathered up. Performer now allows any spectator to shuffle the cards as much as he pleases and to select one with the deck in his own hands. Absolute freedom of selection is permitted. Spectator does not permit performer to see the face of the...

Explanation

The pack performer first brings into audience contains fifty cards, two duplicate sets of txventy-five, arranged in some order. No matter where the pack is cut the same t-jenty-f ive will be dealt onto tray. Place the balance of the pack in your pocket, A napkin is spread cn the tray and folded so that its center forms a flap, which will just reach either side of tray. Under this flap lies a heap of twenty cards - (different cards from the twenty-five first used). Five cards are drawn from the...

Hints Tips And Wrinkles For Tie Crystal Gazing

In the following, no relation between one mention and another. However, a general classification has been made as follows Advance, Presentation, Apparatus, Methods, Answers, Publicity and Exploitation, Sales promotion and miscellaneous instructions. The purpose of this work is to give the performer methods of improvement oyer his present modus operandi to enable him to analyze his successes and failures to act as a summary of details that may be referred to in order to refresh his...

Lecture For Sale Of Horoscopes

A lecture or spiel on Astrology, involving the birthdates and characteristics of spectators must, of necessity, be extemporaneous. And the successful lecture must establish a direct relationship between the individual and the planets. Such is an effective demonstration of Astrology and will convince the most skeptical. The high points and features of a good spiel are herewith given and the performer should rearrange them to suit his taste. The lecture is to be used in conjunction with a...

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TELEVISION THOUGHT TRANSCRIPTION Published by U. F. Grant Here is a real Miracle to use when on television as a regular feature or as a guest artist or on an interview. You take an ordinary deck of 52 cards, all different and not gimrnicked in any way, and we will say for example that you are to work this for the M.C. or studio announcer. That person has their free selection of any card, they do not even have to look at it, they are cautioned not to let anyone see it, not to turn the face of it...

Advance Information

This method is used successfully by a good friend of mine who does not care to have his name used. He uses a couple of question clip boards. He travels with a Masonic group that puts on a show at nearby small towns at initiations. The day of the show he has one of the group go to the town in advance with a clip board, to drop in the stores of the ones who will attend, telling them there is to be a mind reader on the program and they want to give him seme real test. He asks them to write...

Paut

Special Tests With Well Known Persons Part Two consists of a test with some well known person. For example, an orchestra leader may bring any record, to the performance with him wrapped in any manner desired and it never leaves his possession and he never.tells a living soul the name of it and swears to the fact that he is not in cahoots with you STILL you are able to name the record and give its serial number, and for effect it then may be openad by the orchestra leader and played to verify...

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EL fsne. 1XPS-'AnACHSX> TO G& RO EL fsne. 1XPS-'AnACHSX> TO G& RO TO BACK. U-2TSV > TH CORRESPONDING SVMfcOLS ARE CUPP& P lWPU C_EUHDE.e TH LASUC. TA.P'iL. Working Pick up plaque with front to audience and ask a person to think of one of the designs. You pretend to pick up their thoughts and make a prediction on a slip of paper. Fold it the same as those folded at rear. Pretend to place it in a hat or bowl on the table, really keeping it concealed in the'hand. Cas.ua lv -olace...

Part

It is possible to present Part II as a portion of a two-person routine. After seating your Medium somewhere to your left with a pair of sizable slates easily accessible to her following completion of a previous test, explain that you are going to give her a rest and that you will prove that you can do something besides looking wise. Hand out the three cards and envelopes and proceed as described in Part II, up to and including the point where you disclose the first digit of the number....

Part Ii

For those Mentalists net particularly interested in question reading, a shorter test, employing only three envelopes and card, but the same basic move, is possible. The primary difference lies in the fact that the. first spectator is asked to write any number, the second person, a word and the third to draw some simple design. After marking and collecting the envelopes containing the cards as described in Part 1, and returning to the front, point out that the three forms of expression have been...

Fig 2 Fro Kit Of Prepared

Not more than ten small (business size) white cards and ten envelopes (flap-on-end type), into which they will fit, are employed. Prepare one_of the latter by snipping one-eighth inch off the bottom end. (Fig. 1). Cut a l 4 r space (a size that can be concealed easily by the ball of your thumb) from the FACE at the bottom edge, (Fig. 2) and arrange the envelope as the lowermost one of a stack cf 10, cut-out side down. Hand out the cards, instructing the spectators to write any questions they...

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Bearing advertisements parked all day if possible at prominent corner where the most passersby will see the ads. Car dealer will usually pay 50 to 100 per day to you for advertising their cars. Some performers do not bother with this fee, but insist on a quarter or half a page of advertising space of the dealer, carrying the mentalist's PICTURE, say a portrait, in one corner and a picture of him sitting blindfolded in the car - and run for several (THREE DAYS AT LEAST) days in the local...

Patter And Presentation

Performance Ladies and Gentlemen, for my next demonstration I take pleasure in offering an experiment in Scientific Mental Phenomena. In order to have the material as simple as possible, I will make use of a page of advertisement taken from the CLASSIFIED SECTION of The Popular Mechanics Magazine. This issue is the issue of (give date of magazine.) Run over the pages until you reach the Classified Section where ybtr have, inserted your extra page. Take the two pages, the one you have inserted...

J OH K1 3M iT H Must Now Be Wrvttsu Oh First Mv vCP

Note that all cards and envelopes are paired together with the exception of the card and envelope on the top and bottom of the packet. Now by taking the top card and placing it in the bottom of the pile, EVERY card and envelope will be in perfect sequence and properly paired. You are now ready to distribute them back to the original writers. This explanation should make the modus operandi understandable. Variations After you have grasped the mode of operation, you will readily appreciate these...

The Mental0 Mystery

Effect Fair cards and envelopes are distributed to the members of the audience, with the request that they write their questions and sign their name on the cards, then seal the query in the envelope. This done, performer collects the sealed billets., inquires of each spectator their name, writes names on the envelopes for purpose of identification. These sealed billets are collected and never leave the audience's sight. The sealed envelopes are deposited in a fair glass bowl, which is left in...

Once In A Million

Nichols at the Conference of the Society of American Magicians in Cincinnati, Ohio Manufactured by Haines House of Cards. Norwood, Ohio Effect Two decks of giant cards are exhibited and a volunteer from the audience is called to the stage. He is given his choice of either deck. The volunteer assistant takes his deck, examines it, and the cards are thoroughly shuffled. The other deck is taken by the performer shuffled, and three cards are placed on the table, with no...

Perfect Spirit Rope

A very superior rope tie for all kinds of spirit manifestations, where the operator wants to make an instantaneous release of hie hands and an instant return. Ropes are placed on Medium and tied as tightly as humanly possible. This tie concerns the use of hands and arms only. For effectiveness, performer usually is placed in chair, hands tied, followed by knees and ankles being tied to chair, but we are not concerned with that. Operation Two small r-rpes about 30 in length should be used Th y...

Facing The Chart So That I Cannot See The Listed Questions On The Cards

Now, according to how you placed the cards on the chart, I see that the MOON is facing the SUN and that the FAN is at an angle to the MOON, which means, according to the influence existing at this moment, that you will gat the news that you are waiting for within a week and it will be news to your liking. Does that answer your question It does Thank you very much.1' Pick out a few questions yourself from the chart to answar, and you will see how easy it will be for you to work. When giving an...

Application Of The Idea To Other Forms Of Mentalism

Stock questions are written on the cards in the 'fake deck, just as are song names in the foregoing explanation. Performer announces that colored cards limit the application of the answer of the medium to a group of several persons who used a card of the color being answered, and hence they will know that an answer definitely does NOT belong to them if the question being answered is on a card of a color different from that which they had submitted. They cannot gat together tc check up on the...

Zella Mind Reading

First Method For this method you use several slips of paper about 2 x 3 inches in size, these are perforated in the center, which can be done by running them thru a sewing machine. The slips are numbered from 1 up a corresponding number on each half of the perforated slip. Have a soft hat on the table, mouth up. The type with a crease in the center. In one side of the crease have about 20 slips of paper, the size of one of the above slips torn at the perforation. You are now all set to work....

As A Feature In Your

To prepare, write the xrord 'odd' on a business card and place the card in one of the compartments. Seal this end with masking tape and also place a piece of tape around the ccnter. Leave the other empty c 1 open. At the opening of your act tell the spectators that you are going to make a prediction but that you will leave the subject of the prediction up to them. State that you could predict how much money one of them has in his pockets, the license number of someone's car, the phone number of...

Mother Idea

If you want to go to a little trouble, have the bill that you conceal in the deck, fastened with a paper clip. Have another paper clip with a two foot piece of fine black thread tied to it and on the other end of the thread, a pin. Fasten the pin to the inside of your right coat pocket and place the paper clip in the small change pocket inside most suit coat pockets. When you borrow a bill and have it folded as before, remove the paper clip from your pocket and fasten to the bill. Naturally you...

Bow

In learning this effect remember that timing is of great importance. I have tried to teach it to you exactly as I have presented it hundreds of times. Notice that all switches, except the first, are made before anything has been written on the slip or after it has been read. Your handling of slips that have been written on is exceptionally clean. In judging a billet test it is not so much a question of what switches are made. The important thing is, When are they made The less handling of...