The Magician

Ladies and gentlemen, I appreciate the fact that most of you are skeptical with regard to this class of entertainment. Perhaps you have seen so many fraudulent psychics that you cannot conceive of mental phenomena as being anything else but a lot of bunk and unadulterated fraud. I do not blame you. For they are in a class all to themselves. They claim to possess supernatural powers. I do not. And I would not stand on this platform and attempt to offend your intelligence by any statement to that...

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Fingers do NOT LET GO CORNER UNTIL CARD IS WAY DOWN and left fingers CLOSE AROUND cards and square them up. Practice this move over and over as it is the MAIN MOVE and should be done smoothly and steadily without jerking and without haste. In fact the whole effect must be done DELIBERATELY and SLOWLY--and SMOOTHLY. Now, a clean surface is facing upwards. (The writing is now on the UNDERSIDE of the TOP CARD). You are about to number this card --but in doing so, the LEFT HAND comes UP to a point...

The Stack

1 Ace of Clubs Note the arrangement of the stack is entirely 4 4 of Hearts mechanical, and does not require memoriza- 7 7 of Spades tion. It is based on the following sequence 10 10 of Diamonds of suits Clubs, Hearts, Spades and Diamonds 13 King of Clubs and the addition of three to each subsequent 3 3 of Hearts CHARLIE HAS SOME DIAMONDS reveals the 6 6 of Spades sequence, and is extremely easy to remember. 9 9 of Diamonds The first letter of each word gives the cue to 12 Queen of Clubs the...

Post Hypnotic Suggestion Experiment

Include this fine hypnotic test in the course of your program, or use it singly as a perfect demonstration of 'post hypnotic suggestion. 1 Select a subject who is desirous of 'breaking the cigarette habit', and explain thru post hypnotic suggestions, the smoking of cigarettes will no longer prove a pleasure in fact, become distasteful and consequently, the habit can be broken. Subject is seated on chair - told to completely relax. Go thru the regular procedure of putting the subject to sleep,...

Some Well Guarded Mind Reading Secrets

Keller's Conjurer's Telegraph. (Acme Telepathy). A short piece of white ribbon elastic is fastened just underneath the upper part of the coat tail divide, and to the elastic is stitched a long black thread or cord which extends to, and is fastened on a button of the vest. When the thread is pulled slightly by thumb and finger, the white elastic should make its appearance from beneath the coat tail and recede when the thread is slackened. The performer stands facing the audience, and with his...

Simplicity Mindreading Act Dr Q

It is a little known fact, but the almost legefidary reputation of Dr. Q, as a mindreader was not so much based on trickery as on rather obscure psychological and scientific techniques which the good Doctor utilized with great mastery. Thus, it is with real pleasure that these carefully preserved mental secrets are released to the magical profession. These effects unquestionably come as near to a genuine demonstration in mindreading as any have, as yet, been initiated. Dr. Q. would always...