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Unknown The Talking Hand wax hand, answering yes/no questionsRelated to More Magic 427
Unknown The Hand of Cagliostro model of hand used in rising card presentationVariations New Era Card Tricks 217
John Northern Hilliard The Transfixed Pack deck wrapped in paper, knife thrust between selections, two methods, for credit information see Parrish referenceVariations The Art of Magic 52
Theodore Annemann Dead Men Tell No Tales! Variations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 44
Theodore Annemann The Question for the Month idea for card production from tambourineRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometryInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff assistent divines total of number, easy coding The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Robert Parrish The Psychic Knows three cards divined by medium, stacked deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 86
Robert Parrish Deck Vanish in Tambourine solutionInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 92
Robert Parrish The Real Coincidence Trick two decks in performer's and spectator's pocket, cards removed - they're the same You'd be Surprised 9
Robert Parrish Telephone Telepathy word chosen with cards You'd be Surprised 9
Robert Parrish Telephone Telepathy Again cards used for word selection, word can be predicted You'd be Surprised 11
Robert Parrish Magazine Miracle pages glued together You'd be Surprised 14
Robert Parrish Strange Interlude words from magazine and dead name divined, subtle impression device use You'd be Surprised 15
Robert Parrish A Slate-Writing Method card and name of dead person appear on slate You'd be Surprised 18
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writerRelated to You'd be Surprised 20
Robert Parrish The Ultimate One Man Sealed Message Reading System 1. Collecting the Envelopes
2. Reading the Messages
3. Returning the Card and Envelope
4. Returning the Next to the Last Message
5. Reading the Last Message
You'd be Surprised 22
Robert Parrish An Improved Four Ace Routine four double facers (three with Aces, one additional) You'd be Surprised 33
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Robert Parrish Selective Card In Pocket selection travels into a pocket selected by spectator, variation with spectator's pocket instead You'd be Surprised 35
Robert Parrish The Version used by Robert Parrish as previous routine but setting a selection in spelling position You'd be Surprised 41
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum Some Glassy Ideas suggestions for using glasses with liquid You'd be Surprised 43
Robert Parrish Glasses, Glasses, Everywhere! three glasses with liquid produced You'd be Surprised 44
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum Drunkard's Dream two glasses and then pocket flask produced You'd be Surprised 48
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum A Glass Routine suggestion for routine You'd be Surprised 49
Robert Parrish Continuous Color Changing Thimble Production You'd be Surprised 50
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum You'd Be Surprised You'd be Surprised 5
Robert Parrish The Flying Light Bulb bulb from lamp vanished, reappears lighted You'd be Surprised 59
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum And a Routine suggestion for a thirty minute routine with tricks from the book You'd be Surprised 32
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum The Ideal Hank Box Jap Hank Box improvement You'd be Surprised 60
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum A Magical "Flash" Routine suggestion for routine with preceding effects You'd be Surprised 65
Robert Parrish, John Goodrum P. and G. Cut and Restored Ribbon You'd be Surprised 63
Dr. Stanley Jaks Hat Pin billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of informationRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 285
Robert Parrish A Prediction to End Predictions playing card, word and date on bill are predicted Do That Again! 9
Robert Parrish The Payoff Prediction any word predicted on billet in cup Do That Again! 12
Robert Parrish ... Things to Come prediction of card, word, number and a spectator (cloth, appearance) Do That Again! 14
Robert Parrish The "Direct" Divination joke Do That Again! 17
Robert Parrish The Phantom President imaginary president is elected, choice divined Do That Again! 17
Robert Parrish Picture Projection slate as mirrorVariationsAlso published here Do That Again! 19
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish Transposed Minds two people remember things from 2 slates they are shown, yet when they recall the items they are on the other slate Do That Again! 21
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish Comedy "Color-Changing" Slate "black cats at midnight", "white swans in snowstorm" appear on slate Do That Again! 23
Oscar Weigle "Picture This - " performer knows order of picture cards in shuffled deckAlso published here Do That Again! 29
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle Foreword Do That Again! 5
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle Two Routines suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 25
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card Do That Again! 30
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle An All-Card Routine suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 47
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle A Routine with Silks suggestion for a routine with preceding effects Do That Again! 62
Robert Parrish Synchronism performer removes a card openly from blue deck, despite free choice spectator selects same from red deck, forcing deck and interesting deck switchesVariations Do That Again! 32
Robert Parrish Cover Card Deck Switch apparently red and blue deck (= red deck with blue cover card), cover dragged over to other deck Do That Again! 33
Robert Parrish Okito Box Deck Switch openly placing bottomless box (quasi a deck shell) from deck to another deck (see Blizzard Switch) Do That Again! 35
Robert Parrish Simplex Card Stabbing Do That Again! 40
Robert Parrish Friction Toss Control Do That Again! 40
Robert Parrish Continuous Production of Silks at the Finger Tips body load Do That Again! 50
Robert Parrish Silks of a Color Follow Each Other two orange and two blue silks put in paper bag
Part One: spectator removes a silk, its color mate appears outside, only other color remains in bag
Part Two: knotted silk vanishes from magician's hand and reappears in bag
Part Three: repeat with variation
Do That Again! 52
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish A Routine with Silks Do That Again! 62
Robert Parrish Parrish's Three to One cut in three pieces Do That Again! 64
Robert Parrish The Cut and Restored Lace Tips Do That Again! 74
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish A Club Routine of General Magic routine of tricks in the book Do That Again! 75
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Sachs, Philip Mullentyre, Max Holden, Robert Parrish, Sylvan Garnet The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 255
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Robert Parrish, Bob Nelson, Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Osborne The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 82) 335
Paul Fleming (reviewer) For Magicians Only by Robert Parrish The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume II 18
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon The New Brain-Wave Deck ordinary deck, using hindu forceVariations The Fine Art of Magic 165
Bill Woodfield Automatic Writing automatic writing turns out to be the selected card, way to write in mirror writing, see also p. 842Variations The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 210) 838
Robert Parrish Telepathic Drawings design duplication with slates, wet slate as mirror Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 195
Robert Parrish Parrish Mentalism something written into matchbook Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 219
Harlan Tarbell, Robert Parrish Newspaper Headline Prediction Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 233
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 4
Robert Parrish Telepathy on the Cuff! assistent divines total of number, easy coding Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 7
Robert Parrish Introduction on Bert Allerton The Close-Up Magician 4
Robert A. Nelson Bob Parrish short bio on Robert Parrish Still More Miracles in Mentalism 7
Robert Parrish Coptic Enigma automatic writing turns out to be the name of selection, when looked at in mirrorInspired by Still More Miracles in Mentalism 7
Robert Parrish On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" close-up versionRelated to
  • New Phoenix #397 (p. 416)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 28
Robert Parrish, Norman Osborn, North Bigbee, David Price, Tom Harris, Phil Smith Etcetera The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 25
The Amazing Maurice, Fred Higgens, Sandy Vogel, Robert Parrish Etcetera The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 82
Robert Parrish Palindrome Effect worked out "several years ago" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 82
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum predictionVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 90
Tom McKay, C. L. Mason, Paul Betts, Robert Parrish Etcetera on criticism and John Hudak's letter The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 98
Robert Parrish Magician vs Pickpocket signed card in deck, deck rubber banded, wrapped in newspaper and put in spectator's pocket, performer reaches in and removes signed card, see p. 874 for vague Charles Jordan creditRelated to
  • p. 116 for correction
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 101
Robert Parrish Omega Spirit Slates display sequence for two slates with different colored surfaces, writing appears, example: some freely chosen cards placed between slates, some of their names appear written The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 124
Karl Fulves By Any Other Name two methods (gaffed card & Elmsley Count)Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 135
Robert Parrish On the Open Prediction see also p. 270 for referenceRelated to
  • suggestion by Ed Marlo on p. 230
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 223
Robert Parrish Introduction Expert Card Conjuring
Robert Parrish Quadruple Sympathy Expert Card Conjuring 55
Francis Haxton, Robert Parrish, George Henbeck Etcetera The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 155
Robert Parrish By Any Other Name Variation see also p. 1036Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 155
Robert Parrish Introduction Expert Card Mysteries 7
Robert Parrish Card in Orange corner proof, card torn upRelated to Expert Card Mysteries 169
Edward Marlo Marlo's Repeat Open Prediction three phases with Stik-Tack
- Method 1
- Method 2 (inspired by Parrish reference)
- Method 3
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 1) 3
Robert Parrish, Steadly Take Me bold, for credit correction see referenceRelated to Expert Card Mysteries 17
Robert Parrish Chango-Chango two cards change Expert Card Mysteries 31
Robert Parrish Duplex Slates color, food and city written on slate by different spectators, then put in envelope, another slate (signed by spectators) is used by performer to divine choices The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 376
Arthur Finley Ace Vanish face-up with palmed cover card, also as color changeVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 472
Karl Fulves, Robert Parrish Robert Parrish folio intro The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 762
Oscar Weigle Prologue on Robert Parrish The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 762
Robert Parrish Mental Opener spectator names number and that card is counted to face-up, number and card predicted, mirage deck, miscalling number The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 763
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Bulls Eye two pieces of paper, one with writing, spectator holds one in each hand, performer divines the hand with the writingInspired by
  • problem posed in "Private Journal" (Bob Lynn)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 3) 697
Robert Parrish Mysterious Casket borrowed unknown item put in wooden box and covered with paper bag, performer describes i The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 764
Robert Parrish Great Slate Test chosen card divined on slate and duplicate writing appears on another slate, repeated with random name written down by spectatorInspired by
  • Laurie Ireland's "Three Slate Routines" (1930s)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 765
Robert Parrish Floating Table seance type The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 767
Robert Parrish Stole Steal two bowls of water produced from stole of assistant The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 768
Robert Parrish Bull's Eye II spectator draws something on one of two slips of paper, both are mixed on table, performer divines the slip with writing and then its contentInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 770
Robert Parrish Picture ESP slate as mirrorAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 770
Robert Parrish Cups & Coins four different coins and cups, spectator drops coin in any cup, under cup is prediction of that coin, bottomless paper cupsRelated to
  • Don Nielsen problem in New Phoenix #397
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 771
Robert Parrish, Theo "Okito" Bamberg Torn Paper Enigma torn and restored cigarette paper, pieces impaled on needle/hat pinInspired by
  • Vynn Boyer's torn & restored cigarette paper (Hugard's Magic Monthly, Dec. 1957)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 772
Robert Parrish Hat Pin Switch Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 773
John Goodrum Epilogue on Robert Parrish The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio) 774
Robert Parrish Round Trip card vanishes (tent vanish), reappears next to selectionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 8) 976
Karl Fulves Reflections saliva on thumbnail for impromptu shinerInspired byRelated to
  • Fingernail Polish Shiner, Walsh, Phoenix #325, p. 111
The Chronicles (Issue 16) 1220
Thomas Alan Waters Synchroincidence two decks, same card is selected, red/blueInspired byRelated toVariations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 31
Thomas Alan Waters The Psychic Coercion of the Interrupted Schoolboy slate in envelope, first the name of a card appears then a number, flap, Mental Masterpiece gimmick, chalk band-writerRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 41
Robert Parrish On Rosini's Cups & Balls Routine Interlocutor (Issue 32) 124
Jerry Fulton, Allen D. Taylorsmith, Jay Levey, Bro. Ron Marcellin, Edmund L. Kowalski, Robert Parrish, Tony Econ Letters Interlocutor (Issue 47) 196
Robert Parrish Die Parrish-Force spectator cuts anywhere, boldRelated to Horizons 16
Robert Parrish The Well of Invisibility "The Japanese Box" routineRelated to
  • David Devant ("The Best Tricks and How to Do Them")
Great Tricks Revisited 54
Robert Parrish The Brain Wave ungaffed, Hindu forcing odd-backed cardInspired by Great Tricks Revisited 58
Robert Parrish Hindu Shuffle Force Handling Great Tricks Revisited 58
Robert Parrish Ellis in Bangkok ribbon penetration with ellis ringInspired by
  • B.A. Millidge (The Magic Wand, Oct./Nov. 1938)
Great Tricks Revisited 60
Robert Parrish To Have and Have Not borrowed ring into box on top of glass tumbler, Owen Brothers Watch Box Great Tricks Revisited 63
Robert Parrish The Sand Frame signed card to sand frame Great Tricks Revisited 67
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card Great Tricks Revisited 70
Robert Parrish All I Know About Cards (In About Five Minutes) funny sequence for magicians in which sleights are demonstrated with a deck of only two cards Great Tricks Revisited 76
Robert Parrish Trained Cards two cards in two pockets transpose, using deck of double facersInspired by
  • routine by Dave Jones (from Ken Allen Lecture Notes from 1957)
Great Tricks Revisited 78
Robert Parrish The Card Stabbing Trick rubber banded and paper wrapped deck, stabbed with knifeInspired by Great Tricks Revisited 81
Robert Parrish Gordon's Divination packets cut off, performer divines bottom card of eachInspired by
  • description of Jack Gordon effect in The Sphinx, Jan. 1930
Great Tricks Revisited 86
Robert Parrish The Card in the Orange Related to Great Tricks Revisited 89
Robert Parrish A Note About Classic Apparatus Great Tricks Revisited 94
Robert Parrish Joe Scott's Routined Classics about Joe Scott Great Tricks Revisited 95
Robert Parrish My Own Presentation for Cap and Pence Great Tricks Revisited 102
Robert Parrish Introduction Great Tricks Revisited ix
Robert Parrish The Nest of Boxes borrowed watch in nest of boxes, linking ring routine woven into structure (but not described) Great Tricks Revisited 1
Robert Parrish The Die Box routined for adults, two cat food cans as final loads from hat Great Tricks Revisited 8
Robert Parrish The Spirit Dial number chosen with dice divined with spirit clock Great Tricks Revisited 17
Robert Parrish Do the Spirits Return? rapping hand answers questions, rising cards with the hand, card stands uprightInspired byRelated to Great Tricks Revisited 25
Steadly Take Me Force boldRelated to Great Tricks Revisited 32
Robert Parrish The Age of Illusion card appears on silk, mirror glass with cover tube Great Tricks Revisited 37
Robert Parrish Card Switch with tube that covers glass Great Tricks Revisited 38
Robert Parrish The Rising Cards using a Martin clockwork deck, featuring deck switch in a case when glass is removed from it Great Tricks Revisited 41
Robert Parrish The Coin Jar coins appear visibly in candy glass jar, box with glass bottom in lap for sound effectInspired by
  • "The Coin Jar" (Downs, Modern Coin Manipulation, 1900, p. 224)
Great Tricks Revisited 44
Robert Parrish Sympathetic Magic with comments about the effect by Charlie Miller, for stand-up Great Tricks Revisited 49
Oscar Weigle, Robert Parrish Picture This performer knows order of picture cards in shuffled deck, interlocking chainsAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 13
Peter Warlock The Cut Force - How It Looks
- How It Works
Related toAlso published here
  • "Tour de Force" (Warlock's Way)
Standup Card Magic 72
Roberto Giobbi (reviewer) Words About Wizards by Robert Parrish by Robert Parrish Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 28) 248