Written by Jean Hugard

1937
Work of Various

141 pages (Hardcover), published by Max Holden
Illustrated with drawings by Nelson Hahne.
Language: English

(70 entries)

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Max Holden Foreword 7
Unknown Cigar Manipulation general comments and routine 11
Unknown Swallowing a Cigar and Reproduction from Vest 14
Unknown Pouring a Smoke pouring smoke from glass to glass 15
Unknown Just a Cigarette Paper cigarette paper balanced on hat, nose and sleeve, with Cinquevalli anecdote 17
M. Heboldt The Cigarette Paper, Torn and Restored corner torn off and given to spectator, rest torn and restored, then corner restored as wellAlso published here
  • Prestidigitateur, May 1923
18
Unknown A Cigarette Routine - 1. Cigarette from an empty paper cigarette paper rolled into cigarette shape, suddenly filled with tobacco 20
Unknown 2. Multiplication of cigarettes cigarette broken in two, both halves grow to normal size, repeated 21
Max Holden Max Holden's Routine with the Diestel Cigarette Dropper production of lighted cigarettes 23
Unknown Vanish of Cigarettes from a Glass with handkerchief cover, thread 24
Unknown The Cigarette Rising from a Packet and floating into hand, thread 26
Unknown Magnetized Cigarettes one cigarette used to pick up others in long string, examinable, thread 27
Billy O'Connor The Bill in the Envelope burned bill reappears in empty envelope, number checked 29
Unknown Ashes! spectator selected tissue which is burned, ashes brought to medium who divines color of tissue, code in how ashes are brought over 30
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Ashes - Second Method spectator burnes piece of colored paper from several options, performer divines color from ashes 31
Unknown Thimble and Trumpet thimble blown through toy trumpet 31
Unknown Impromptu Newspaper Tearing 33
M. Ceillier The Flying Coins two groups of coins counted, three coins travel across, coin tray 37
Unknown Folded Newspaper as Coin Tray 39
Jess Kelly, Laurie Ireland Vanish of Coin from Trousers Fold half dollar put in trouser fold, changes into nickel, forty-five pennies grabbed from airVariations 40
Unknown Do As I Do - You Can't layout with four Aces and four indifferent cards 42
Unknown Magician vs. Gambler Variations 43
Paul Curry "Touch" prediction written on cards, deck of double facers 44
Unknown Card Location in Pocket 47
R. M. Jamison Touch blank cards variation, deck of blank backed cards, small-packet suggestionVariations 48
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Twelve Card Transposition twelve picture cards in one glass, twelve spot cards in other, one card exchanged, rest follows, written up by Max Holden 50
Unknown Slip Cut Packet Switch 51
Sam Leo Horowitz The Knock-Out Card Trick one of five cards thought-of, one removed, shown missing, Mexican turnover, double facers, two handlings 52
Leon Maguire Leon Maguire's Card Force deck in glass, spectator removes some cards, face card forced, force card has lip and is held backRelated to 55
Unknown Pack of Cards Changed to a Silk Foulard gaffed 57
Unknown Silks and Soup Plates two silks vanish in hands and reappear between two plates, "visible or invisible?" 60
Rex Slocombe The Knot in the Silk knot ties itself, thread 62
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Silk Routine two silks appear in empty hand (yanked out on thread), vanish and reappear from collar, written up by Max Holden 62
Jean Hugard Two Billiard Ball Moves two vanishes 65
Unknown Billiard Ball Change Over secretly from hand to hand 66
Unknown The "Limit" Multiplying Billiard Balls with shell
1. Disposition of the balls
2. Production of the second ball
3. Production of the third ball
4. Production of the fourth ball
5. Production of the fifth ball
67
Unknown Passage of Four Balls from Hand to Hand with shell 71
Unknown Production of Four Solid Billiard Balls without using a Shell "very rapid and effective" 74
Unknown An Egg Production Climax egg on cork on tray on glasses, pulling tray out, stunt 75
Joseph Maynard The Premier Silk Gimmick to roll up silk(s) for production 78
Unknown A Card Holder clip type 79
Unknown Billiard Ball Shell with Tongue allowing an easy back palm 80
Unknown The "Lonzenge" Vanish for a Billiard Ball small circle of ball simulates existence of whole ball 81
M. Ceillier New Card Index black tape and paper clips, inside coat 81
Unknown Gag Floatation comic strip 82
Fred Rothenberg Torn and Restored Paper Strip Gimmick 83
Unknown Impromptu Linking Ring two cigarettes between thumb and first finger of both hands, link and unlink penetration, clipped 85
Unknown A Cigarette Interlude burning cigarette torn in half, lighted half thrown on floor, other half also lighted suddenly 86
Unknown A Cigar Vanish hook/pin 87
Unknown A Match Divination number of matches in matchbook divined after tearing some out and adding digits 88
Unknown The Knee Thread animating figure or puppet while sitting, puppet on floor, Pipitilla 89
Unknown Wand Through Hat 91
Unknown Somersaulting a Pack of Cards stunt of flipping deck over on table edge and catching it, also with wand 92
Unknown A Rising Card card pushed down in tapered glass rises out again, pressure 93
Unknown Egg Cups and Pellets alternative props for cups & balls 94
Unknown Knife and Egg Shell knife through egg shell stunt that cannot be duplicated by spectator 95
Unknown A Surgical Operation splinter pulled out by spectator from performer's hand becomes long hair, gag 96
Unknown Concussion of the Brain head apparently banged on door, knuckles apparently hit violently on table 97
Unknown Shot in the Eye shot grains swallowed, they come out of both eyes 98
Unknown Cutting the Thumb apparently cut in thumb with blood 99
Jean Hugard The Hugard Method Floating Ball on stage with thread
1. The Ball
2. The Box
3. The Thread
4. The Ear-piece
5. The Hoop
100
Unknown Fire-Eating routine with assistant and some byplay, relighting candle, candle bit off, smoke out of mouth, pole and ribbons from mouth, umbrella production 107
Unknown Hindu Fire Eating classic, stick with fire into mouth 114
Max Holden The Whole Art of Smoke Pictures blackening a plate with torch, then pictures are made by wiping out parts, longer write-up 115
Ottokar Fischer Ropes, Fans and Silks 121
Unknown Cords, Fan and Silks Variation involving jacket 123
Unknown XXth Century Spirit Seance "Walking away from One's Shadow" 126
Owen Clark Production of Real Cannon-Balls and Metal Bar-Bell on stage from container that was shown empty, secretly attached to wire from ceiling 129
Danny Dew Walking Through a String of Beads 131
Jean Hugard Hugard's Bullet-Catching The Great Rifle Feat - Catching bullets fired from modern rifles 134