Written by Paul Curry

1965
Work of Paul Curry

269 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Julio Granda.
Language: English

(37 entries)

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Martin Gardner Introduction on Paul Curry
1
Paul Curry Chapter One: By Way of Background
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Paul Curry Chapter Two: The Old, Old Tricks magic history, Egyptian magicians, The Discovery of Witchcraft, Charles Dickens, Cagliostro, Pinetti, Robert-Houdin
11
Unknown The Little Messenger puppet with cape, puppet vanishes only cape remains
Related to 20
Paul Curry Chapter Three: The Magician's Image on Alexander Herrmann, Hoffmann's Modern Magic, Harry Kellar, Howard Thurston
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Paul Curry Chapter Four: Houdini and After on Harry Houdini, T. Nelson Downs, Nate Leipzig, Fred Keating, Joseph Dunninger, Emil Jarrow, Ade Duval, Cardini, Jack Gwynne
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Paul Curry Chapter Five: The New Conjurers on Milbourne Christopher, amateur magicians, famous actors, authors and other celebrities, who did magic, John Scarne, Clayton Rawson, Jimmy Grippo
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Paul Curry Chapter Six: What Became of Gravity on the Indian Rope Trick, levitation
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Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Robert Houdin's Levitation levitation of a boy, two poles, with variation
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John Nevil Maskelyne Maskelyne's Levitation assistant levitates on a board in front of the magician
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Paul Curry A Pencil - A Ring - and Gravity ring levitates up and down on pencil, then pencil levitates
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Paul Curry Chapter Seven: Into Thin Air on disappearance
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Thomas Tobin The Sphinx mirrors, only head
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Paul Curry Where Does the Ducks Go? break-away box
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Paul Curry The Joker Knows spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case
Variations 116
Unknown Criss Cross Force
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Paul Curry Chapter Eight: Out of Nowhere on appearance
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Herr Boelke The Vampire kind of puppet becomes person
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Unknown Production of a Bowl of Water gaffed table
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Paul Curry Made Whole Again on sawing a person in half
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Unknown Sawing a Lady in Half fake legs method
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Paul Curry The Cut and Restored String
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Paul Curry Chapter Nine: Ties that Do Not Bind on escapes
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S. E. Josolyne, Harry Houdini Walking Through a Wall
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Paul Curry String Around the Fingers like the jumping rubber band, with a long string and the fingers are fixed with a rubberband
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Paul Curry On and Off washer penetrates string under handkerchief
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Paul Curry Chapter Ten: The Power of Thought on mentalism and the history of the two person telepathy
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Robert Heller Coding System letters, numbers and objects
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Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected card
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Paul Curry Chapter Eleven: Of Things to Come on predictions
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Paul Curry Three Cards in the Future three card prediction
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Paul Curry Chapter Twelve: The Quick and the Dead on spiritualism, seance, Fox Sisters, Davenport brothers
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Paul Curry A Simple Spirit Séance
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Paul Curry Chapter Thirteen: The Mind Reels Henry Green performing Out of this World for Winston Churchill
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Paul Curry Out of this World
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Paul Curry The Case of the Missing Hat cards with magicians and with hats, story trick
Related toVariations 248
Paul Curry Bibliography
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