Conjuring as a Craft

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Conjuring as a Craft is one of those books magicians should own because it's packed with so much different material that it is virtually guaranteed to get your mind working on new effects!

Whether you are into close-up or walk-around magic, parlor or stage, there something in this text for you. Order yours today!


Chapter 1: Introduction to Magic

Chapter 2: Tricks With Almost Anything
Red, White And Blue: three cards in a hat
Spooky Matches: matches move apart to reveal card selection
Stretching a Scarf: short scarf becomes long
Crazy Matchbox (Tom Sellers): matchbox tray expands to come out both ends
Linking Clips: paper clips link in a matchbox
The Magic Pencil: the "pencil writes in any color" gag with a magical ending
The X-Ray Machine: spooky writing card revelation
Bare Hand Card Catch: cards are dropped, and magician catches the selection
Ghostly Cards: one card penetrates the other

Chapter 3: More Ambitious Problems
Inexpensive Newspaper Silks Plus: silks produced from newspaper
In the Glass Appearance: All cards drop from an inverted glass except the selection
Pranky Papers: magician determines color of tissue paper balls behind his back, and produces coins from them at the end
Television Aces: a Four Ace trick in a special card panel
The Divining Sticks: sticks help determine which glass contains the water
Television Time: a sucker card (with TV picture) in envelope trick
Final Forecast: prediction effect
Travelling Transistor: vanishing radio that is playing
Egg and Confetti: for the platform show
Magical Printing: Plain cards are fanned with blank faces, but become printed

Chapter 4: Simple Sleight of Hand (with B&W photographs)
A Simple Billiard Ball Move
The Ball Reappears
Another Vanish
Take-Away Vanish
A Round-About Vanish
A Simple Palm
Producing a Thimble
Catching Coins In the Air
A Cigarette Vanish or Production
A Complete Routine Producing Twelve Cigarettes From the Air
Mysterious Paper Balls: two in the hand, one in the pocket
Pots of Plenty: Cups and Balls routine using flower pots, sponge seeds, and plastic carnation tops as balls
Marvellous Money Box: a Miser's dream with a gimmicked tin coin box
Melt Through Coin: coin melts through the hand
Vanishing and Producing a Card: back-palm
Vanishing a Stack of Cards

Chapter 5: The Big Show: low-budget illusions
The Flower Girl Illusion: girl appears on top of a table in a flash
Hand Cremation: spectator's arm appears to vanish in a box
Novelty Photograph Illusion: a real girl appears in a cut-out that was shown all sides
A Startling Sack Escape: lightweight bag escape
A Spectacular Sack Illusion: another sack escape

Chapter 6: Magic of the Mind
Paper Thought: the center tear
Dead and Alive Matchboxes: with five members of the audience
So Simple Card Prediction: with borrowed deck and a pair of dice
Colour Jars: variation on "color vision"
Crayon and Tube Mystery: magician determines color of crayon in a tube
Sealed Prediction: sealed envelope is inserted into deck & prediction matches the card above the envelope


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