Thimble Magic
Thimble Magic
written by Jean Hugard
1936
Work of Jean Hugard
44 pages (Stapled), published by Max Holden
Language: English
(72 entries)
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Jean Hugard Thaumaturgy Credits David Devant with inventing thimble manipulation, plus describes different types of thimbles 3
Jean Hugard Technical Terms Explains thimble terms: thumb-palm, finger-palm, second finger-palm, back-palm, palm, finger-clip, steal, holder, acquitment 3
Jean Hugard The Basic Sleight - Thumb-Palm No. 1 Basic thimble palm by curling finger in see also "Finger Practice" (Jean Hugard, 1936),
varied by "To Vanish a Thimble" (Jean Hugard, 1936)
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Jean Hugard Finger Practice Practice routine to master the thimble thumb palm see also "The Basic Sleight - Thumb-Palm No. 1" (Jean Hugard, 1936) 5
Jean Hugard To Vanish a Thimble Thumb palm vanish inspired by "The Basic Sleight - Thumb-Palm No. 1" (Jean Hugard, 1936) 5
Jean Hugard Easy Moves With One Thimble Describes 4 short sequences with one thimble, with some advice on how to execute thimble sleights and magic 6
Jean Hugard Moves With Two Thimbles Describes 5 short sequences with two thimbles 6
August Roterberg The Multiplying Thimbles Climax to thimble routine - thimble appears on every finger on both hands 7
Jean Hugard Thumb-Palm No. II More open way of doing a thumb-palm 9
Jean Hugard Thumb-Palm No. III 9
Jean Hugard Thumb-Palm No. IV 10
Jean Hugard Thumb-Palm No. V 10
Jean Hugard Thumb-Palm Variation 11
Jean Hugard Hook Vanish No. I 11
Jean Hugard Hook Vanish No. II 12
Jean Hugard Second Finger-Palm Hiding thimble with second finger curled in 12
Jean Hugard The Fadeaway Palm Hide thimble between thumb and palm, can show palm to audience 12
Jean Hugard The Back-Palm - From Middle Finger 13
Jean Hugard The Back-Palm - From the Thumb Tip 13
Jean Hugard The Back-Palm - From the Fork of the Thumb 14
Jean Hugard The Finger-Clip - At the Front of the Hand Clipping between middle and ring finger 14
Jean Hugard The Finger-Clip - At the Back of the Hand 14
Jean Hugard Acquitments - From Thumb-Palm to Thumb-Palm Using Second Finger Hand-to-hand transfer 15
Jean Hugard Acquitments - From Thumb-Palm in Right Hand Hand-to-hand transfer 16
Jean Hugard Acquitments - From Thumb-Palm to Back of Wrist Hand-to-hand transfer 16
Jean Hugard Acquitments - From Right Little Finger Hand to hand transfer 16
Jean Hugard Acquitments - From the Thumb Hand to hand transfer 17
Jean Hugard Acquitments - Thumb-Palm to Thumb-Palm Using Left Thumb Hand to hand transfer 17
Jean Hugard Acquitments - From Little Finger to Finger-Palm Hand to hand transfer 18
Jean Hugard Acquitments - For Two Thimbles At Once Transferring two thimbles from hand to hand 18
Jean Hugard Vest Acquitment - Vest Vanish From Little Finger 19
Jean Hugard Vest Acquitment - Vest Vanish Using the Thumb 19
Jean Hugard Advanced Finger Practice Practice routine to master the different thimble palms 19
Otis Manning A Finger Practice Effect Short skill demonstration of magician's nimble fingers with thimbles, two thimbles changes places on two fingers of same hand very quickly also published as "Finger Exercise!" (Otis Manning, 1936) 20
Jean Hugard Production of the First Thimble: Various Methods 5 ways to produce a single thimble in a dramatic manner, some involving fire/flash paper 20
Jean Hugard 1 - Through The Hand 22
Jean Hugard 2 - Swallowed and Pulled From Throat 22
Jean Hugard 3 - Two Quick Moves Quick vanish and reproduction 22
Jean Hugard 4 - Production From the Mouth 23
Jean Hugard 5 - A Thumb Steal 23
Edward Victor 6 - A "Victor"ious Vanish 23
Jean Hugard 7 - A "Sucker" Vanish 24
Jean Hugard 8 - Up the Arm 24
Brian MacCarthy 9 - Taps Vanish thimble with a tap on the fingers (first published in "Slow Sleights", The Magic Wand) 25
James Shannon 10 - Two For One Apparently showing two thimbles - visible and invisible 25
Jean Hugard 11 - From Hand to Hand and Back Again Vanish and reproduction sequence 25
Jean Hugard 12 - Four Thimbles From Hand to Hand Thimble-fly: four thimbles fly from hand to hand 26
Jean Hugard Some Flourishes Karate thimble - catching thimble on finger in midair 26
Jean Hugard P L O P Way to make a "popping" sound (like a cork from a wine bottle) when removing thimble from finger 26
Jean Hugard Amputation Apparently remove thumb, with thimble as extra convincer 27
Jean Hugard The Elastic Finger Stretch forefinger with thimble as convincer 27
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 1 28
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 2 28
E. Lloyd Enochs Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 3 29
Jean Hugard Thimble Through Silk - Method No. 4 - With a Faked Thimble With transparent celluloid thimble 29
Jean Hugard Color Changes 1 30
Jean Hugard Color Changes 2 30
Jean Hugard Color Changes 3 30
Jean Hugard Color Changes 4 31
Jean Hugard Color Changes 5 31
Jean Hugard Color Changes 6 31
Jean Hugard Color Changes 7 32
George Johnson Color Changes 8: Using a Special Thimble Half white/red thimble + nesting blue thimble 32
James Shannon Various Routines 1 Eleven identical thimbles 32
Ivor Smith Various Routines 2 Uses a black art table and a tri-color thimble and has a lemon production 33
Jean Hugard Various Routines 3 - Routine With Nested Thimbles 34
Jean Hugard Catching Thimbles a la Miser's Dream: Special Thimbles Miser's Dream with thimbles, with ideas on how to end the routine and what gimmicked/special thimbles to be used see also "1 - Jumbo Thimbles" (Jean Hugard, 1936) 37
Jean Hugard 1 - Jumbo Thimbles How to produce a jumbo thimble in Miser's Dream see also "Catching Thimbles a la Miser's Dream: Special Thimbles" (Jean Hugard, 1936) 38
Jean Hugard 2 - Half Thimbles How to use half thimbles as penetration effect 38
Jean Hugard 3 - Apparatus Tricks Four thimbles vanish from performer's hand, appear at a model hand a distance away 39
Jean Hugard 4 - Liaison Trick Transition from thimble routine to billiard ball, with thimble transforming into billiard ball balancing on fingertip 39
Jean Hugard Production and Vanish of Four Thimbles Simultaneously Describes how to palm four thimbles, and use it to produce and vanish four thimbles 39