36. Cigarette Lighter. What type? 38. Bracelet. (Bryant and Mays!)

37. Performer holds up someone's nciure-

left arm. Which hand is this? 40. 4th KEY OBJECT. (That's Left!) That's Right (No —That's Left!) Left's Right!! Before the performance is started, both parties examine any four objects and learn them in order for the "Key Objects". When you come to these, you give added detail, i.e. "Ronson Lighter engraved with D.G. 1949—needs a new wick".

(4) Reference to Effects for Two Person Telepathy in other Steps

STEP ONE: "Twp Person Telepathy". Trick No. 10, page 19.

• "A Mediumistic Effect". Trick No. 11, page 20.

STEP TWO: "Sound Reading". Page 38.

STEP THREE: Use of the Mnemonic Number Code. Trick No's. 2, 3 & 4.

"Take My Word". Page 79.

STEP FIVE: Psychical Research Versus Mentalism. Page 146.

Blindfold Noughts and Crosses. Page 155. The Blackboard Test. Page 157.

STEP NINE: Mediumistic Stunts.

STEP ELEVEN: Question & Answer Effects.

STEP TWELVE: Publicity Stunts.

(5) "Misdirectional Womentalism" by Eric Mason. (With apologies to the reader).

Introduction. In a moment I will leave Eric Mason the honour of wording his own effect—or routine as it would be better titled. Before doing so, I think it only fair to say that I have seen Eric perform the routine on several occasions and it has been alarmingly successful. I have never made up my mind whether this success is the outcome of a good mental effect or the high sex appeal of the presentation!

The Effect and Working. Three people freely choose a Number, any City and a Card. They are all found to have been Predicted in advance and are discovered under novel and impossible conditions.

Requirements. A Beautiful girl with legs. The girl is attractively dressed and wears nylon stockings and she is "prepared" by having a white card approximately 3x4 in. concealed in the top of her stocking. Another card of the same size, but painted the same colour as the stocking is placed within the foot of the young lady's stocking—white side outwards so that it can be seen when the foot is lifted. A third card, same size and white is left on the table with a short pencil standing nearby. Lastly, a Brainwave Deck is tucked gently down the front of her dress and two handkerchiefs gim-micked to materialise a brassiere (!).

You will see that everything is simple in preparation with only the girl to carry around and it all looks indecently impromptu! Nobody will care whether your predictions are correct or not.

Presentation. Three people are asked to co-operate. One to say a number that comes into his head, Two names any City of the World, and Three to standby and simply concentrate on any Playing Card that comes into the mind. Make a few introductory remarks appropriate for the occasion and

The Art Of Cold Reading

The Art Of Cold Reading

Today I'm going to teach you a fundamental Mentalism technique known as 'cold reading'. Cold reading is a technique employed by mentalists and charlatans and by charlatan I refer to psychics, mediums, fortune tellers or anyone that claims false abilities that is used to give the illusion that the person has some form of super natural power.

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