1955
Written by John A. M. Howie
Work of John A. M. Howie
32 pages (Stapled), published by A "Magic Wand" Publication
Illustrated with drawings by John A. M. Howie
Language: English
16 entries
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Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
John A. M. Howie Preface
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John A. M. Howie Basic Technique
  • General Notes on the Apparatus
  • Handling the Shell so as to Present the Solid Ring
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John A. M. Howie Disposal of the Shell 1. Disposal in a Pocket
2. Disposal by Means of a "Topit" Vanisher
3. Disposal by Sleeving
4. Disposal by Vesting
5. Disposal by Concealment between Shirt Collar and Neck
6. Disposal by Dropping to the Lap
7. Disposal by Mechanical Aid
8. Disposal by Means other than Body Concealments
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John A. M. Howie Examination of the Apparatus by the Spectators
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John A. M. Howie The Direct Palm Off
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John A. M. Howie Palm Using the Howie Pick-Up Move lifting shell with two fingers
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John A. M. Howie A Word on Basic Procedure
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John A. M. Howie The "Direct" Ring on Wand
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John A. M. Howie John Howie's Ring on Pencil pencil pushed through a folded card, ring penetrates pencil
Inspired by 14
John A. M. Howie Penetrellis ring under handkerchief penetrates a rod
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John A. M. Howie Ring in the Knot ring vanishes and appears in knot
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John A. M. Howie Ring and Handkerchief Routine ring penetrates handkerchief three times
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John A. M. Howie Ring on Necktie penetration
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John A. M. Howie Ring and Rope penetrates rope three times
Inspired by
  • U.F. Grant's "Ellis Ring on Rope" in "M.G.A. Inc. Lecture" 1952
  • Peter Warlock's "A Trick Wrongly Named Sefalaljia" in "The Magic Circular" Vol. 46, No. 507.
  • Tannen's Ring, Knot and Rope (Louis Tannen, 1942/27)
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John A. M. Howie A Ring, a Wand and a Handkerchief ring on wand, with handkerchief, then ring vanishes and appears knotted on handkerchief
Inspired by
  • Roy Short's "With the Jardine Ellis Ring, No. 1 of a Series" in "The Magic Circular" Vol. 47, No. 522. 1953.
  • Paquette's Baguette! (Paquette, 1952)
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John A. M. Howie Bibliography of the Jardine Ellis Ring Trick
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Data entered by Lorenz Schär.