Big Book of Magic Tricks (Dover Magic Books) by Karl Fulves

By Karl Fulves

"The top publication but on easy-to-do magic." — Martin Gardner
Amaze pals, astonish your loved ones, and fascinate any viewers by way of infallibly dealing a royal flush, accurately predicting the result of the area sequence, unmasking a psychic fraud, and acting a bunch of different stunning deceptions. you are able to do it with the aid of this publication, the most effective publications to magic tips that do not require lengthy hours of perform or difficult preparation.
You'll locate valuable recommendations — basically established with plentiful illustrations — for achieving magical feats with playing cards, cash, rope, comedy magic, psychological screens of dexterity and lots more and plenty extra, in addition to specialist recommendation for working towards mental misdirection and dramatic presentation. even though the methods during this booklet require little within the method of props, sleight of hand or a excessive measure of ability, the results they produce are brilliant. newcomers in particular will locate Big booklet of Magic methods a outstanding creation to the artwork of conjuring however the e-book is full of quite a bit selection new info that even expert magicians can research something.
"This e-book is quality — the methods are powerful, the tools inventive, and the recommendation Fulves supplies on providing the tips adequately is excellent." — Robert Dike Blair

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Place the five-dollar bill over the dollar at right angles, as shown in figure 52. As you do, patter that you will repeat "Banked Roll," but without the business of rolling up the bills. Fold end D of the five-spot under the point of intersection, and then back up around the one-dollar bill toward its original position again, following the direction of the arrow in figure 52. This will bring you to the position indicated in figure 53. Now fold end B of the single under the point of intersection, over the right arm of the five, and back toward its original position, this time following the arrow in figure 53.

Care­ fully place it in your left pocket. This completes the preparation. The trick can be performed at any time when you are seated at a table with friends and think the time is right for a bit of trickery. D , PENNY Presentation: Ask the spectator if he'd like to try a simple puzzle. Almost everyone thinks he has a natu­ ral ability at solving simple puzzles, so the spectator is likely to say yes. Remove the matchbox from your left pocket, holding it as shown in figure 14. Note that the box is gripped so that the left forefinger contacts the penny that is wedged in the matchbox.

This emphasizes the fact that the two rubber bands are firmly linked together. With the situation as shown in figure 29, slip the other three fingers of your left hand up through the hole marked X and release your right forefinger. The situation now is shown in figure 30. With your right thumb and forefinger, lift the for­ ward strand ( marked Y in figure 30 ) of the rubber band that lies against the palm (see figure 31). Tug on it to again emphasize that the two bands are firmly linked. Then turn the left hand palm down and close it into a fist.

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