Written by James G. Thompson Jr.

1956
Work of James G. Thompson Jr.

127 pages (Paperback), published by Tannen Magic Inc.
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(31 entries)

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Harry Blackstone Introduction vii
James G. Thompson Jr. Preface ix
James G. Thompson Jr. Pasteboard Presto 13
Oscar Weigle Challenge Blindfold Routine genuinely blindfolded
Effect No. 1: think stop
Effect No. 2: performer stops while dealing
Effect No. 3: spectator reads cards and performer detects card by voice
Effect No. 4: performer stops spectator's deal and even names card
Also published here 13
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Once in 635,013,559,600 with story presentationRelated to 16
Arthur H. Buckley False Shuffle Related to 19
Unknown False Cut 19
Louis Histed The Pocket Pass pass done as deck is pocketed 20
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Unabridget bridge demonstration 20
J. B. Bobo The Traveling Joker one black card placed among 26 red cards always ends up on top, then card travels from packet to packet 22
Unknown Glide 24
James G. Thompson Jr. Sleight Intended reference lists for basic moves
- Controls
- Changes
- Forces
- Miscellaneous
26
Unknown Morgan Flip Switch 28
Frank Butler Butler Fan Force card dragged to other side underneath thumb fanRelated to 28
James G. Thompson Jr. Peas and Cues routine, several phases 32
James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minds Get Together several things written on business cards are divined by performer, living and dead test 37
James G. Thompson Jr., Verne Chesbro, William H. McCaffrey, Gerald Kosky Strike One longer routine with matchbooks and matches, matchbook appears, match penetrates card, color of head change color, paddle routine, prediction of amount of matches and eventually matches transform into saltRelated to 44
James G. Thompson Jr. Matchbook Switch 46
John Scarne, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Ben Dalgin Spheroid Skulduggery balls appear, split and change into small skull then into igger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket 57
Unknown Push Through Drop Vanish 58
Unknown Shuttle Pass 60
James G. Thompson Jr. Safety Pin-Up five safety pins link and unlink, moved on handkerchief and one is stretched as a climax 64
James G. Thompson Jr. Double Ring Ceremony longer routine with two Jardine Ellis Rings, off rope and ribbon, on wand and with a tube where a ball appears 73
James G. Thompson Jr. Tarot Telepathy medium divines selection 83
James G. Thompson Jr. Hoiman, the Spirick routine für Dr. Taylor's Improved Spirit Buzzer, electronic 89
James G. Thompson Jr., Franklin V. Taylor Cups and Balls - Taylor's Cups and Balls Variation
- Cups and Balls, classic routine with three cups
- Benson Bowl Routine Variation
Inspired by 93
James G. Thompson Jr. Strictly One Sided three routines with different paddles
- Jumping Gems
- Mystery Paddle
- Thompson's Magic Maker
108
James G. Thompson Jr. The Real Top Secrets 117
James G. Thompson Jr. Presto - The Coins Through the Table four coinsVariations 120
James G. Thompson Jr. Holding Back a Coin Related to 121