Written by Robert Parrish

1995
Work of Robert Parrish

135 pages (Hardcover), published by David Meyer Magic Books
Illustrated with drawings by Tony Dunn.
Language: English

(43 entries)

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Phil Willmarth Foreword about apparatus magic
vii
Robert Parrish Introduction
ix
Robert Parrish The Nest of Boxes borrowed watch in nest of boxes, linking ring routine woven into structure (but not described)
1
Robert Parrish The Die Box routined for adults, two cat food cans as final loads from hat
8
Robert Parrish The Spirit Dial number chosen with dice divined with spirit clock
17
U. F. Grant Number Force with Dice dice shaken in matchbox
19
Robert Parrish Do the Spirits Return? rapping hand answers questions, rising cards with the hand, card stands upright
Inspired byRelated to 25
Steadly Take Me Force bold
Related to 32
Robert Parrish The Age of Illusion card appears on silk, mirror glass with cover tube
37
Robert Parrish Card Switch with tube that covers glass
38
A. H. Wortman Reversing the Mirror Glass originally from The Magic Wand, June 1921, p. 62
39
Robert Parrish The Rising Cards using a Martin clockwork deck, featuring deck switch in a case when glass is removed from it
41
Robert Parrish The Coin Jar coins appear visibly in candy glass jar, box with glass bottom in lap for sound effect
Inspired by
  • "The Coin Jar" (Downs, Modern Coin Manipulation, 1900, p. 224)
44
Robert Parrish Sympathetic Magic with comments about the effect by Charlie Miller, for stand-up
49
Edward Marlo Optical Switch
51
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
52
Robert Parrish The Well of Invisibility "The Japanese Box" routine
Related to
  • David Devant ("The Best Tricks and How to Do Them")
54
Robert Parrish The Brain Wave ungaffed, Hindu forcing odd-backed card
Inspired by 58
Robert Parrish Hindu Shuffle Force Handling
58
Robert Parrish Ellis in Bangkok ribbon penetration with ellis ring
Inspired by
  • B.A. Millidge (The Magic Wand, Oct./Nov. 1938)
60
Robert Parrish To Have and Have Not borrowed ring into box on top of glass tumbler, Owen Brothers Watch Box
63
Robert Parrish The Sand Frame signed card to sand frame
67
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card
70
Robert Parrish All I Know About Cards (In About Five Minutes) funny sequence for magicians in which sleights are demonstrated with a deck of only two cards
76
Robert Parrish Trained Cards two cards in two pockets transpose, using deck of double facers
Inspired by
  • routine by Dave Jones (from Ken Allen Lecture Notes from 1957)
78
Robert Parrish The Card Stabbing Trick rubber banded and paper wrapped deck, stabbed with knife
Inspired by 81
Robert Parrish Gordon's Divination packets cut off, performer divines bottom card of each
Inspired by
  • description of Jack Gordon effect in The Sphinx, Jan. 1930
86
Unknown Top Card Glimpse
86
Theodore Annemann Cased Divination spectator cuts, remembers top card, cases deck, performer divines it, cut-out in case for glimpse
87
Oscar Weigle Gordon's Divination - Marked Version
87
Robert Parrish The Card in the Orange
Related to 89
Robert Parrish A Note About Classic Apparatus
94
Robert Parrish Joe Scott's Routined Classics about Joe Scott
95
Joe Scott The Cap and Pence
97
Robert Parrish My Own Presentation for Cap and Pence
102
Joe Scott, Paul LePaul The Card on the Wall with gimmick to get thumb tack into signed card
105
Joe Scott, Fred Culpitt The Handkerchief to Egg
Inspired by
  • "Kling Klang" (Judson Cole)
108
Joe Scott The Card Sword
111
Joe Scott Cum Grano Salis, or the "Our Town" Salt Trick
114
Joe Scott Inertia eggs balanced on tubes on tray on top of glasses, tray whipped away
117
Bob Marvin Bob Marvin's Floating Ball one-man method
121
Phil Willmarth Afterword
123
Phil Willmarth Bibliography books referenced during text
125