Written by Patrick Page

1976
Work of Patrick Page

304 pages (Hardcover), published by Wolfe Publishing Limited
Illustrated with drawings by Eric Mason.
Language: English

(162 entries)

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Patrick Page A Short History of Magic
11
Patrick Page Standard Accessories chapter intro
15
Patrick Page The Wand general comments
15
Unknown The Vanishing Wand wrapped in sheet of paper
16
Unknown The Handkerchief Wand handkerchief is pushed into a paper cone and vanishes
17
Unknown The Rising Wand
18
Unknown The Breakaway Wand comedy prop
19
Unknown The Balancing Wand
20
Patrick Page The Table general remarks
21
Patrick Page The Black Art Table black art well, two designs
21
Patrick Page A Tricky Top Hat flap, to produce/vanish objects
23
Patrick Page Manipulation versus Apparatus pros and cons
  • Illusionist Managers
  • The Present Day
27
Patrick Page The Miser's Dream
31
Unknown The Classic Palm
32
Unknown The Finger Palm
33
Unknown The Front Palm
33
Unknown The Back Palm
33
Unknown The Thumb Palm
34
Unknown The Back Clip
34
T. Nelson Downs The Nelson Downs Palm
34
Unknown The Back and Front Palm
35
Unknown Producing Coins from Downs Palm two methods
36
Patrick Page Coin Holders various types
42
Patrick Page The Chinese Rings eight rings
45
Unknown The Drop Count count while hiding linked rings
47
Patrick Page Card Manipulations chapter intro, general comments
55
Patrick Page Preparing the Cards breaking the cards
55
Unknown Back and Front Palm
57
Patrick Page Before an Audience how to use the back and front palm, without flashing
60
Patrick Page Keeping a Straight Arm tips on the back palm and production of one card
62
Unknown The Standard Method of producing card from the back palm
64
Cardini The Cardini Method of producing card from the back palm
65
Unknown Producing Fans
66
Unknown The Split Fan Production
67
Patrick Page Deceiving the Audience tips on split fans and producing fans
69
Patrick Page Reloading Cards into the Back Palm Position two methods
70
Patrick Page The Body Steal with a card holder
73
Patrick Page The Jacket Clip
76
Unknown Vanish from the Left Hand packet of cards
77
Tenkai Ishida The Tenkai Palm
78
Patrick Page Screens and Music for manipulation act, screen as backdrop
78
Patrick Page The Unexpected sequence
80
Patrick Page Discard Container for the cards
80
Patrick Page The Stacked Deck brief intro
80
Patrick Page The Si Stebbins
81
Unknown The Reversed Card card reversed in center behind back is revealed
82
Patrick Page Stabatwin stabbing pocket knife next to twin of chosen card
Also published here 83
Patrick Page Calling the Cards bunch of card is distributed to the audience and one card is placed in a spectator's pocket, all cards are divined
83
Patrick Page, Tommy Tucker The Six Card Repeat
84
Unknown The Buckle Count
85
Patrick Page Three Cards Across two times fifteen cards
Related to 87
Patrick Page The Cards to Pocket twelve cards, with six card repeat element
89
Patrick Page The Stripper Deck
91
Patrick Page Four Ace Trick four aces are cut to
93
Unknown The Red and the Blacks separating red and black cards
94
Patrick Page The Svengali Deck
94
Unknown The Fourteen Fifteen Deck forcing a number, for a book test
96
Patrick Page Spectacular Card Effects
97
Unknown The Card Sword
97
Unknown The Card in Balloon apparatus
99
Unknown The Card Star cards tossed at a star, three cards appear on ends of the star, apparatus
101
Patrick Page The Card Stab signed card
103
Patrick Page The Jumbo Four Ace Trick ace assembly with jumbo cards
104
Patrick Page The Multiplying Billard Balls general comments
107
Patrick Page One to Four Manipulation
108
Patrick Page One to Eight Manipulation two shells
113
Patrick Page The Sponge Ball Effect two in the hands routine
115
Unknown The Pinch Vanish
116
Unknown The Pull out Vanish "favourite with Al Goshman"
118
Unknown The Perfect Sponge Ball Vanish
120
Unknown The Addition putting two together as one
121
Patrick Page Sponge Ball Routine No. 2 several balls travel to spectator's hand
122
Patrick Page The Cups and Balls three cups
124
Patrick Page Rope Tricks chapter intro
135
Unknown The Appearing Knot flourish one-handed kont
Related to 135
Unknown The Fake Appearing Knot
136
Unknown The Impossible Appearing Knot without letting go of the ends
138
Unknown The Blondini Ball ball balances on rope
140
Unknown The String and the Straw string through straw, cut and restored, Kolar's Straw and String
141
Unknown Spirit Knots multiple knots appear on rope, in bag
142
Unknown The Enchanted Bottle rope and bottle
144
Patrick Page The Cut and Restored Rope Effect
145
Patrick Page Thimble Manipulation basic thumb palm move, variations
151
Patrick Page Thimble Holders
153
Patrick Page A Thimble Routine ending with eight thimbles
155
Patrick Page The Vanishing Bowl of Water on a tray under handkerchief
159
Unknown The Exaporating Liquid liquid poured in paper cone vanishes
161
Unknown The Glass of Wine Production with a handkerchief
162
Patrick Page The Paddle Move with a pocket knife
165
Patrick Page Spot the Spots spots on two paddles, routine
166
Patrick Page The Salt on the Knife salt spots on knife
167
Unknown The Chinese Compass classic
168
Patrick Page The Thumb Tip general remarks
169
Patrick Page The Vanishing Cigarette
170
Patrick Page The Vanishing Match
Also published here 171
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Penetration small handkerchief penetrates bigger one
172
Patrick Page The Burnt Handkerchief
172
Patrick Page The Ring on Stick duplicate ring
172
Patrick Page The Flying Ring ring vanishes from hand which is covered with handkerchief and appears in other hand
174
Patrick Page The Three Shell Game
  • general comments
  • The Steal
  • The Load
  • The Kick Steal
177
Unknown The Paper Tree classic newspaper tree
183
Unknown The Paper Ladder Newspaper into ladder
184
Unknown The Scotsman's Kilt kilt from newspaper
185
Unknown The Plaid plaid made of newspaper
185
Patrick Page Clippit clippo
186
Patrick Page The Torn and Restored Newspaper
187
Patrick Page The Ten Second Paper Tear
Also published here 187
Patrick Page The Burn and Restored Strip
193
Patrick Page Livestock and Platform Effects chapter intro
195
Unknown The Vanishing Bunny break-away table
195
Patrick Page A Rabbit from a Hat silks and rabbit
197
Unknown The Dog Kennel production of a dog, box looks like small house
200
Unknown The Dove Pan producing birds
201
Unknown The Rabbit Cage box to produce rabbit
202
Patrick Page Dove from Streamer
204
Unknown The Vanishing Cage of Doves on table
205
Unknown Dove from Silk
207
Unknown The Rings on Rod Illusion box with magic wand, rings penetrate
211
Unknown The Color Changing Fan
212
Unknown The Passé Bottle and Glass
213
Unknown The Vanishing Birdcage De Kolta cage
215
Unknown The Drawer Box
217
Unknown The Organ Pipes production device
217
Unknown The Square Circle Production Box
219
Unknown Flower Production intro on flowers
221
Unknown The Oriental Shawl flowers produced from shawl
222
Patrick Page The Bare Hand Flower Production clap method
223
Unknown The Ghost Tube
227
Unknown The Aquarius Tube liquid poured in paper tube transforms into paper stream
229
Patrick Page The Nest of Boxes ring vanishes under handkerchief and appears in nest of boxes
231
Unknown The Inexhaustible Box production box
233
Unknown The Sliding Die Box with hat
235
Unknown The Twentieth Century Silk Trick
  • Vanish of the Duplicate
237
Patrick Page The Handkerchief Pull
Related to 240
Patrick Page The Lamp Chimney Vanish handkerchief vanishes from plastic tube,
Related to 241
Unknown The Japanese Production Box to produce handkerchiefs, box with hole in bottom
243
Patrick Page The Changing Bag routine with child, handkerchiefs appear
245
Unknown The Vanishing Walking Stick different presentations, with newspaper
247
Unknown The Appearing Walking Stick several methods, with silk
250
Unknown The Stick to Parasol
253
Patrick Page Magic Spectaculars general comments on illusions
255
P. T. Selbit, Unknown Sawing a Woman in Half several methods
256
John Nevil Maskelyne, Unknown The Levitation
261
Unknown The Sword Cabinet with vanish ans reappearance
265
Unknown The Substitution Trunk
268
Unknown The Three Swords Suspension balanced on a sword
271
Unknown The Cremation Illusion burnt in a box
273
Fred Culpitt The Doll's House Illusion
276
Unknown The Vanishing Motor Car same method as old vanishing horse on stage
279
Unknown The Indian Basket Illusion person vanishes and appears in basket, sword is pushed through basket
281
Unknown The Step Ladder Illusion person appears on a ladder
284
Unknown The Guillotine Illusioin
285
Unknown The Crinoline Illusion person appears, theatrical production, dress is built
288
Unknown The Chair Suspension
290
Unknown The Sack Escape mail bag escape
292
Unknown The Straitjacket Escape
293
Prof. Jacoby The Jacoby Tie wrists tied with two ropes
Also published here 295
Unknown Behind the Back Wrist Tie
297
Ten Ichi, Patrick Page The Thumb Tie
298
Unknown The Double Rope Tie
300
Unknown The Chain Gang Escape chain with two rings and padlock
301
Unknown The Handkerchief Tie with handkerchief and rope
303