40 Years at the Forks
40 Years at the Forks
Close-Up: Clever + Entertaining = Commercial
1995
Work of Karl Norman
81 pages (Hardcover), published by Anthony Brahams
Language: English
(32 entries)
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Doc Eason Foreward 5
Mike Porstmann Introduction 6
Karl Norman Autobiography 8
Karl Norman Card Routine for the Bar - including Think of a Card 1 thought-of card to pocket, signed card under glass 9
Karl Norman Pick One Out in Your Mind - Think of a Card 2 spectator thinks of a card, performer sticks a card to his forhead, it is the chosen card. 13
Karl Norman Pass Finesse subtelties for the classic pass 15
Karl Norman Spring Fever performer springs the cards, spectator says stop at the selected card (which is to only face up card in the deck) 16
Unknown Spring Flourish 17
Unknown The Dribble 17
Karl Norman Card On Ceiling 20
Karl Norman Key Card Routines performer cuts exactly a number of cards, named by the spectator, performer finds three selects cards 23
Karl Norman Bottom Change 26
Karl Norman Follow-Up Routine Spectator selects a card, shuffles it back into the deck, selection ends up on top 29
Karl Norman The Coin Collection copper and silver coins change places with silver coin, twice, coins travel to empty box, climax: coins pentrate the hand 30
Karl Norman Copper Caper - Just using the Copper coin copper coins travels from left hand to right hand and back 34
Karl Norman Silver to Brass - Using these two coins silver coins travels from left hand to right hand where it joins the brass coin 35
Karl Norman Surprise Transposition - Using the coins, the Okito Box, and ? performer announces that the coins will travel from hand to hand, the box travels instead 35
Karl Norman Coin in the Bottle 36
Karl Norman Coins and Silk and Ring and Wand! series of transpositions, coins change places, penetrate a silk, finale: variaton of Ring on the Wand 39
Karl Norman Bill in the Cigarette also published as "Bill in Cigarette" (Karl Norman, 1984) 45
Karl Norman Impromptu Torn & Restored Cigarette 49
Karl Norman Colour Changing Knives adaption of Matt Schulien's routine 51
Karl Norman The Linking Pins pins link and unlink, a pin is pulled from on end of the silk to the other (without destroying it) 54
Karl Norman Matchbox Routine variaton of the "sympathetic matchboxes", climax: Ribbon through Steelplate 57
Karl Norman Multiplying Rabbits foam rubber rabbits 60
Karl Norman Ring Flight ring travels to key case 62
Karl Norman Ring and Rope Routine piece of rope is cut and restored twice 65
Karl Norman Sucker Egg - Easy Method Stodare egg turns into a real egg 69
Karl Norman The Polish Rocket tissue paper starts to lifts off into the air when lighted, gag 71
Karl Norman The Carnival Loop knot appears on a solid metal chain, knot is plugged off the chain, loop pentetrates spectator's thumb 72
Karl Norman Three Shell Game 4 phases, climax with shotglass 75
Anthony Brahams After-Words 80