Written by Jerry Mentzer

Work of Various

195 pages (Hardcover), published by Jerry Mentzer (Magic Methods)
Illustrated with drawings by Richard Bartram, Jr..
Language: English

(48 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Jerry Mentzer Introduction 1
Warren Stephens Too Sweet a Trick sugar packet and sweetener packet transpose, double-facer packet 5
Stephen Tucker The Bizarre Square grid on business card, spectator fills in some numbers, performer completes a magic square 7
Peter Kane Board-Ring ring passes through hole in wooden board which is too small, Himber ring 10
Jerry Mentzer Glitter-Ring ring vanishes from flash paper, reappears on key chain 12
Aldo Colombini Kayak half dollar changes to Chinese coin under card, some card and coin things, Chinese coin travels onto string with knots 16
Jerry Mentzer Switch Calculator calculator with cover as two-way out switching device 22
Jerry Mentzer 3 or 4 Force Using a Special Die forcing an item in a row of six, propless or with mis-spotted die 24
Horace E. Bennett Ellis Ring - A New Beginning with shoelace 27
Horace E. Bennett My Jardine Ellis Ring Routine on and off shoelaceAlso published here 30
Paul Diamond Paul's Bill Switch 41
Warren Stephens Cash Transaction coin folded in bill, another empty bill folded, coin travels across, two gaffed bills 45
Jerry Mentzer Torn and Restored - A Versatile Idea handling the torn piecesInspired by 49
Jerry Mentzer Dollar Bill and Sugar Packet sugar from sugar packet vanishes and reappers in hand, bill travels into sugar packet 55
Scott Edwards The Three Dollar Trick four quarters from two dollar billsAlso published here
  • Magic Methods catalog supplement, 1983
Mike Bornstein Simplex Money Maker blank paper sandwiched between two playing cards, changes into bill, becomes blank again 62
Mike Bornstein Double Matchit card chosen and lost, dollar bill changes into matchbook, mini card inside which matches selectionAlso published here
  • Latest Money Magic (Bornstein)
Richard Bartram, Jr. Camousembly coins with sheet of picture card stuck on them 75
Unknown Splitting Cards 75
Derek Dingle, Al Schneider Pick Up Move brief 77
Richard Bartram, Jr. Bonus Features A. uses of coin with picture card image stuck on them
B. four coin production
Related to 82
Warren Stephens Double Surprise penny grows two times, cloth pin holder 84
Woody Landers Coins to Purse three coins from hand to purseInspired by 87
Chester Woodin Click Pass brief 90
Richard Bartram, Jr. International Exchange coin changes several times when dropped in champagne glass, then changes into handful of pennies 92
Richard Bartram, Jr. French Change with clean-up in breast pocket 97
David Neighbors Q.C. Wild Coin "Quick Change" 100
Edward Marlo Friction Pass 101
Rick Johnsson An Okito Box Move 108
Jerry Mentzer Cups and Balls with Baby Chicks 113
Dan Tong One Cup and Balls one cup and three ballsRelated to 119
Dan Tong Other Ideas A. bottomless cup
B. cup with salt or liquid
Jerry Mentzer Chop Cup an Balls one cup and three ballsInspired by 126
Jerry Mentzer Ultimate Cup Routine two cups, with magnet gimmick in hand 131
Jerry Mentzer Magnet Gimmick finger palmed/clipped 132
Dan Tong DT Ring Flite combined with ring on stick
- Phase One - The Ring on Stick (two versions)
- Phase Two - Ring Flite (ring vanishes from paper cone made out of bill)
- When Bills are not Available
David Harkey Nick of Time coin into borrowed wrist watch behind glassInspired by
  • handling in Linking Ring Parade, Nov. 1988
Ian Baxter Stitched chosen button is magically sewn to lapel 153
Horace E. Bennett Big Coin - Revisited one coin sequence, second coin appears, jumbo coin appearsInspired by 159
Unknown Delayed Downs Palm 161
John Murray Real Coin in the Bottle slot in bottle 165
Ray Mertz Easy Multiple Spellbound - Plus! four half dollars change to copper one at a time, then to Chinese, with stand up version 168
John Riggs Coinfusion two silver dollars, one vanishes, one changes, another coin appears and travels to other hand 170
Unknown Han Ping Chien 171
Lou Gallo Gallo Pitch 172
Jerry Mentzer Coin Vanish - Handwash Sequence 174
Karl Norman The Three Shell Game - Karl Normal Routine 183
Jerry Mentzer Easy Shell Game plastic cubes instead of shells 191