Written by Harlan Tarbell

1954/27
Work of Various

409 pages (Hardcover), published by D. Robbins & Co., Inc.
Illustrated with drawings by Harlan Tarbell.
Language: English

(126 entries)

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Harlan Tarbell Billard Ball Through Handkerchief using shell
17
Burling Hull Billard Ball Vanish in Paper Cone
21
Unknown Balls from the Air Miser's Dream with balls and paper cone, three methods
21
Harlan Tarbell Ball on Thread used for continuous production
24
Unknown Ball with Thread Loop used for continuous production
29
C. James McLemore Stop-Go two balls are tied to 2 strings and hanging down, they swing back and forth on command
32
"Senator" Clark Crandall "Senator" Clark Crandall's Cup and Balls one cup and three balls, no magnet
Related to 39
Harlan Tarbell Flower Pots and Oranges cups and balls with flower pots and small oranges, inflatable melon final load
48
Stanley Palm Jump Up Card selection jumps halfway out of box as deck is dropped in box, gaffed card
Related to 55
James Renaux Card in the Envelope
58
Stanley Palm Ghost Cards packet vanishes beneath handkerchief with funny (?) presentation
60
Mariano Palhinha Wherizit three cards with money card in middle held by spectator beneath handkerchief, money card vanishes
62
Francis Haxton One Chance in Eight one of eight cards selected, cards in pocket are removed one by one by spectator and performer, last card is selection
65
Francis Haxton "Inspired" card from 6-card-packet into deck, short card control
67
Unknown All Fair Force under handkerchief, Peter Warlock's Pentagram Vol. 5 No. 12
70
Senor Maldo Six Card Mystery
70
Unknown Thumb Count right thumb at back of deck
71
Unknown Six Card Repeat Count
72
Unknown Buckle Count
73
Samuel Berland Six Card Repeat Mystery using cards glued together with rubber cement at edge
75
"Senator" Clark Crandall One Hand Six Card Repeat funny presentation, credit to Roy Benson?
Related to 78
"Senator" Clark Crandall One Handed Buckle Count
80
Hen Fetsch Card in the Balloon
83
Clayton Rawson Rawson Card Reading peek box that can be shown from all sides
87
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Card Reading peek box that can be shown from all sides
89
Rufus Steele The Gambler's Rehearsal elaborated routine with full deck set up
Related to 90
Unknown Card Stand for Gambler's Rehearsal to perform poker deals for larger crowd
98
Unknown Deck Switch behind Card Stand deck holder and servante attached
99
Alton Sharpe Two Ribbon Cut using thumb tip and loops
101
Sid Miller, Sol Hirsh The Switch-Over Knot two handkerchiefs tied together, third brought to them, two other handkerchiefs are tied now
Also published here 103
U. F. Grant Ghost Knot false knot, wax on rope, convincing
106
George Blake Uncanny Hanks four silks tied on ribbon, one by one the specified knots dissolve and silks drop
Variations 107
Graham Adams Ring, Chair and Rope penetration of ring, body and chair
113
Bob Ellis Miser's Dream with Dollar Bills
Variations 116
Blackstar Mystic Match Box rippon penetrates matchbox, three methods
119
Unknown Novel Coin Vanish in handkerchief
123
Charles Weller Vanishing Beer using latex bottle, two phases
126
Tan Hock Chuan Silk through the Glass classic
Variations 129
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Phantom Sticker envelope switch, method to transfer sticker from envelope to envelope
131
Harlan Tarbell 1 - Eighteen Card Mystery using envelopes with Phantom Sticker
135
Harlan Tarbell 2 - Here's Your Change 5$ bill in envelope changes to single dollar bills, using Phantom Sticker
135
Harlan Tarbell 3 - Fantus Cards spectator thinks three of the five cards (instead of just one), using envelopes with Phantom Sticker
136
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Travelling Sticker sticker disappears from blank card and reappears on spectator's business card in envelope
136
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Fu Manchu's Utility Bag object placed in paper bag vanishes
139
U. F. Grant Grant's Cigarette Classic clean vanish behind card and reproduction from cigarette pack, using metal tube clipped to thumb
142
Harlan Tarbell Royal Cigarette Vanish clean vanish behind card using thumb tip
146
George Sands, Mallory Van Slyker Birds of a Feather four coins assemble in corners of handkerchief
Also published here 148
Harlan Tarbell "Bank Night" Cardboard method for bank night
152
Harlan Tarbell "Bank Night" Envelope method for bank night
153
Harlan Tarbell Magnetic Card and Envelope card from pocket to envelope
155
Bob Ellis Vishnu Rope Mystery cut into three pieces and restored
Related toAlso published here 159
Harold Denhart Ring on the Rope rope tied to both wrists, rubber ring links to rope
164
Stewart James, Harlan Tarbell Hindu Ring on the Rope beneth handkerchief
167
Peter Warlock Ring and Rope Release
169
U. F. Grant Zella Ring on the Rope using extra piece
173
U. F. Grant E Z Cut and Restored Rope Mystery extra piece
178
U. F. Grant Another Ending for Zella Ring on the Rope with restoration
179
U. F. Grant Bombay Ropes and Rings several rings and hat, grandmother's necklace principle
181
E. J. Moore "Magnet" Rope magnetic rope connection
186
Harlan Tarbell Linking Rope Ring Routine using magnetic connection
187
Robert Parrish Telepathic Drawings design duplication with slates, wet slate as mirror
195
Harold Sterling, Harlan Tarbell Astrological Mindreading Act birthdate reading, billets in envelopes
198
Sydney Bergson Thought Anticipation
203
Harlan Tarbell Royal Message Reading message written on playing card, using card with window
206
Sid Lorraine Dictionary Message Reading using peek dictionary to read billets put into it
209
Harlan Tarbell "Wrapped Card" Message Reading visiting card is wrapped in paper with window
211
Harlan Tarbell Long Strip Billet Reading
214
Gerald Kosky Gerald Kosky's Prediction
216
Robert Parrish Parrish Mentalism something written into matchbook
219
Jack Avis Message from Hades freely chosen card predicted, pocket writing
Related to 221
Harlan Tarbell, Frank Butler Envelope Prediction nail writer, anything predicted in three envelopes one into the other
225
Harlan Tarbell The Royal Newspaper Headline Prediction
228
Unknown Second Method loading something into envelope
232
Harlan Tarbell, Robert Parrish Newspaper Headline Prediction
233
Unknown Celebrity Choice one of six celebrities (on photos) predicted
237
Unknown Mutliple Out Envelope six out
239
Harlan Tarbell How to Win Three Horse Races forcing bank of a third of the deck, one ahead
242
Unknown Spectator's Choice spectator finds three selections, impromptu stooging with blank faced deck
245
Al Koran A Word in Thousands carbon paper
247
Unknown X-Ray Eyes and Blindfold Effects blindfold method, tape and blindfold
251
Harlan Tarbell Blindfold Magic general comments on blindfold acts
255
Unknown A Simple Handkerchief Blindfold
256
Unknown The Modern Blindfold handkerchief
257
Unknown The Blindfold Drive general comment on the effect
258
Unknown The Excelsior Hood Blindfold
259
Unknown An Extra Blindfold Addition
260
Unknown Velvetine Hood Blindfold
260
Unknown Single Knot Handkerchief Through Rope knotted silk through rope
263
L. Vosburgh Lyons Handkerchief from Rope knotted silk through rope
265
James F. Herpick Single Knot Release knotted silk through rope
266
Harlan Tarbell, Harold Rice Dissolvo Handkerchief Knot knotted silk through rope
269
Roger Middleswart The Middleswart Handkerchief Knot knotted silk through rope
272
Harlan Tarbell Triple Handkerchief Release three silks tied together
275
Unknown Silk Through the Wrist
Related to 277
Harlan Tarbell Excapes and Substitutions
279
Unknown The Substitution Trunk Mystery
280
Percy Abbott The Canvas Box Escape
287
Unknown The Canvas Box Substitution
292
Unknown The Royal Packing Box Escape
293
U. F. Grant Packing Box Escape
296
Harlan Tarbell, U. F. Grant Packing Box Escape
299
Ottokar Fischer, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Packing Box Escape
301
Unknown The Paper Bag Escape
306
Unknown The Bonbon Paper Bag Escape
307
Robert Gysel Spirit Tie for the spirit cabinet
Also published here 309
Unknown The Marvel Wrist Tie
312
Harry Kellar The Kellar Rope Tie
Also published here 314
Unknown Vest Turning turning a vest inside out while tied up
317
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Magic Microphone demon production box as top of microphone stand
321
Unknown Chinese Tape Through Neck
324
Samuel Berland Tray Servante
327
Judge E. H. C. Wethered Black Art Tray
329
Unknown The Hindu Turban Mystery cut and restored turban cloth
Related to 334
Don Greenwood Lighted Cigarette Routine productions and more
338
Jack Chanin Cigarette Routine four cigarettes appear and vanish, cigar finale
343
George Sands Cigarette Production lighted cigarette production
346
James F. Herpick Cigarette Routine continous production sequence
351
George Sands "Phantom" Cigarette invisible pantomime cigarette appears
353
David Tobias Bamberg Coin in Ball of Wool
355
David Tobias Bamberg Ring in Ball of Wool knotted onto end
359
Unknown Wand Switch
360
Ed Reno Knife Through the Arm classic gaffed knife
362
U. F. Grant Carton Production
367
Louis Histed The Square and Circle Production with several additions like using a phantom tube
372
Vincent Malmstrom Organ Pipe Routine six metal cylinders
379
Fred Culpitt, Milbourne Christopher The Doll House Illusion
393