Written by Jerry Mentzer

Work of Various

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

(34 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
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 ditchVariations 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 setInspired by
  • "Fifty Cent Trick" (L. Ireland)
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 methodsAlso published here 70
Unknown Wrapped in Foil file cards with symbols, packets cut and wrapped in foil, performer divines bottom cardsRelated to
  • an effect by Ned Rutledge
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 facerInspired by
  • "Crazy Cards" (Bert Allerton, Hugard's Magic Monthly, p. 575)
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
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 variationsVariations 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