Written by Robert Albo, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Eric C. Lewis

Work of David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Theo "Okito" Bamberg

230 pages (Hardcover), published by San Francisco Book Company
Illustrated with photographs and drawings.
Language: English

(62 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Robert Albo Foreword xi
Eric C. Lewis Introduction xiii
Robert Albo, Eric C. Lewis, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Bambergs and Okito 1
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Great Angling Trick aerial fishing, three fish appear with a rod 31
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Riddle of the Rabbit break-away box, rabbit vanish 34
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Water Bowl Production huge bowl under large foulard 37
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Okito Card Frame torn pieces of a card appear in card frame one by one where the card is found restoredRelated toVariations 40
Eric C. Lewis The Eric Lewis Revised Model of the Okito Card FrameInspired by 46
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Transposition Extraordinary cards in glass under a glass goblet, selections appear one by one on front of the deck, briefly covered with a handkerchiefRelated to
  • "Okito on Magic"
Theo "Okito" Bamberg A Suggestion for the Contemporary Performer Transposition Extraordinary with a Houlette on a rod instead of special tableInspired by 50
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Silken Transposition Extraordinary red handkerchief placed in closed bottle on a table transposes with yellow handkerchief in the handAlso published here
  • "Okito's Transposition Extraordinary" in "Genii" Vol. 11. May, 1947. P. 272.
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Restless Spheres three balls with different colors are placed into a tube where they change the order several times 53
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Butterfly Trick tissue paper is torn and pieces placed in small chest, then paper butterflies fly through the air and back into the chest, with a fan 55
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mysterious Dove dove disappears in small hanging box 56
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Bird Cage dove appears in cage 58
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Hindoo Inkwell small box to vanish object like a watch, with two cut-glass inkwells 59
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Nest of Boxes ring in nest of boxes, two methods 61
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Handkerchief Gun to vanish a handkerchief 63
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mandarin Jewel Caskets boxes placed in a casket transform into a dollRelated to
  • "Okito on Magic"
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a starRelated to 71
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Cut & Restored Ribbon in a frame, apparatus 73
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Color Changing Candle colors of handkerchief and candle transpose, apparatus 76
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Matter Thru Matter canvas of fabric is penetrated and unharmedRelated to
  • Will Goldston's "Magazine of Magic" December, 1914.
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Box production box, to produce a rabbit and flowers 84
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Zombie Cabinet cabinet for Zombie ball, ball vanishes eventually or changes into a skull 87
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Tea Canister Mystery object from canister travels to other canister, then fish appears 89
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Flip-Over Vanish animal vanishes from a box 92
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Sleeve Production phantom / ghost tube variation, production of handkerchiefs 95
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Magical Incubator bird in a cage appears in canisterRelated to 96
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mignon production box, four sides can drop down 98
Joe Berg, Theo "Okito" Bamberg Ring on Wand rings with different colors, one is selected threaded on a ribbon and placed in a box, Wand is then pushed through the box and ring travels from ribbon on the wand, locking jap-box 100
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Visible Block Penetration tube is pierced with two pieces of glass, block visibly penetrates through glass 103
Charles K. Hayden, Theo "Okito" Bamberg, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Fu-Manchu Hand Chopper 104
Robert Albo The Substitution Principle 107
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Confetti Trick glass is filled with confetti from a box, confetti changes into rabbit, uses the Substitution Principle 108
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Gobi Bowl bowl is filled with confetti from a box, confetti changes into water, uses the Substitution Principle 110
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Jewel Chest Mystery box with objects from the audience vanishes and appears again, uses the Substitution Principle 112
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Linking Chain Links loose chain links link together in a glass, uses the Substitution Principle 115
Robert Albo, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Eric C. Lewis "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - A Discussion on Origins and Methods on the history of the break-a-way box to make a duck disappear 119
Theo "Okito" Bamberg "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - The Okito Versions three versions, box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type 120
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - The Fu-Manchu Version box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type 122
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Alphabet Block block vanishes from box and appears in hat, similar to the die-box 125
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, David Tobias Bamberg Checker Cabinet box with three doors, pile of checkers placed under a tube and a glass with a handkerchief into the box, transposition 127
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Scare Mask and Dove dove vanishes from mouth of a hanging mask and appears in casket 132
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Multum in Parvo animals are produced from two boxes, loading system with chair and tip-over mechanism 136
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Dolls and the Lanterns production of lanterns, with lights 139
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Color Changing Wand in a cabinet 141
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Crystal Casket dove appears in clear casket 145
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito's Miraculous Production production of objects from empty box and clearly shown table 147
Julia Bamberg Intermission: The Bamberg "Gerunte" recipe for green soup 149
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Mat Trick production of flowers, huge tube and other objects behind suspended mat
- Construction
- Setting Up
- The Harness for the Performer
- The Harness for the Assistant
- The Mat
- The Operation
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Carl Rosini, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Triple Production three metal bowls containing five ducks appear under handkerchiefs 160
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Fu-Manchu Super Production production of several animals and objects under a cloth 166
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Eight Glasses Production tray with eight glasses filled with liquid are produced 172
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito's Famous Floating Ball "The history, mechanics, routine & technique" 175
Robert Albo, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Eric C. Lewis Fu-Manchu - History & Show 191
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Stage Magic Technique on performing on stage, TV, presentation, know-how and the future of magic 198
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Magic Book person appears from giant book 206
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Flash Appearances "Flash Illusion", appearance of a person 212
Cyril Yettmah, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Girl from the Light girl appears in shadow boxRelated to 215
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Cremation Illusion assistant is burnt in a cabinet and skeleton can be seen, then assistant appears somewhere else 219
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Pendulum Illusion ( Visible Sawing) 224