Written by Jerry Mentzer

1977
Work of Various

187 pages (Hardcover), published by Jerry Mentzer (Magic Methods)
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(34 entries)

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Jerry Mentzer Introduction
1
Unknown Salt Routine salt vanishes from hand, reappears in pen
5
Unknown Salt and Sugar sugar packet or cube and salt shaker vanish, reappear in coat, lapping
8
Jerry Mentzer Ring Into Saltshaker
12
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Ring Into Saltshaker
16
Roger Klause Elbow Swindle vanish of one or multiple coins after elbow catch, pocket ditch
Variations 23
Steve Dusheck Copper-Silver Transposition "Slippery Sam" forerunner, sliding shell
30
A. Berkeley Davis An Illusive Coin Switch
Inspired by 36
A. Berkeley Davis The Vanishing Chinatown on flexible close-up mat
40
Ray Mertz Jumbo Cards and Coins cups and balls type routine with three coins and cards, jumbo coin finale
42
Unknown You Caught Me coins transform into performer's hand, sixteen single pennies finale, "21 Cent Trick" gaff set
Inspired by
  • "Fifty Cent Trick" (L. Ireland)
50
Unknown Cardboard Holder for pocket
52
Dan Tong Jumbo Coin Routine penny & silver dollar transpose, penny grows to dollar size, then to giant size and back, lapping
54
Harry Millikan Milliken's Transposition two quarters and two half dollars
58
Unknown Psychic Power ball of foil in glass bottle moves, thread
67
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in Linking Ring (Feb. 1971), two methods
Also published here 70
Unknown Wrapped in Foil file cards with symbols, packets cut and wrapped in foil, performer divines bottom cards
Related to
  • an effect by Ned Rutledge
76
Warren Stephens Matchless matches appear in empty matchbook
83
Warren Stephens Dice Trick large die covered with hand, small die rolled, they have the same number on top, then large die vanishes
89
Bert Allerton, Jerry Mentzer Credit Cards transposition, double facer
Inspired by
  • "Crazy Cards" (Bert Allerton, Hugard's Magic Monthly, p. 575)
93
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Switch with double facer/backer
95
Jerry Mentzer A Paper Strip Restored stuck behind thumb
97
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Three Ball Routine three paper balls
103
Steve Dusheck Coin and Cord coin with hole
110
Barry Govan Cup and Ball Trio one cup and three balls, four phases
121
Unknown Three Shell Game
  • Move Number One - To Steal the Pea
  • Move Number Two - To Load the Pea
  • Move Number Three - To Show a Shell Empty
  • The Routine
131
Unknown Beer Can Routine bottomless beer can for cup and three balls (rolled-up bills) routine
139
Warren Stephens Borrowed Bill and Pen borrowed bill inside pen
147
Warren Stephens Notepad for Switching Bill
148
Unknown A Simple Copper-Silver Routine using bill
156
Unknown Seeing is Believing Bill Tear with gaff, includes variations
Variations 158
Unknown No Gaff Bill Tear
169
Duke Stern The Seven Dollar Trick two one-dollar bill and one five-dollar bill, the fiver also changes into a one-dollar bill
173
Dan Tong Bill Antics bill from hand to hand, featuring fold so one bill looks like two
181