introduction \n about magic and wonder \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Introduction

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robin's nest \n one small egg placed in hand, later shown to have two eggs in hand \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Robin's Nest

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the five gifts of life \n five different objects in hand, four are removed and placed in pocket, last object vanishes from hand.
has packet trick variation where the last card becomes blank \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The Five Gifts of Life

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breaking bread \n small pieces of bread placed in groups that form a square, even though some are eaten, the amount of bread stays the same, mathematical principle (edge counting) \n robert e. neale \n to feed many \n michael weber
2008
Robert E. Neale

Breaking Bread

Inspired by

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russian prayer stones \n four stones placed in spectator's hand, becomes five \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Russian Prayer Stones

25


the littlefinger string game \n cat's cradle (string game) used to trap spectator's finger, but when magician's finger is trapped, can escape easily \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The LittleFinger String Game

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my lady truth \n picture of old lady becomes picture of young lady, optical illusion. has second version using a printed playing card \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

My Lady Truth

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paddle move turnover with cards \n usually credited to carlyle but published earlier by douglas dexter \n douglas dexter \n francis carlyle
2008
Douglas Dexter, Francis Carlyle

Paddle Move Turnover with Cards

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the treasure hunt \n five envelopes with names of countries printed on them. placed in a circle, spectator spells the names of the countries by counting around the circle. every envelope is empty except the last one with a message \n robert e. neale \n the naming \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The Treasure Hunt

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gypsy growth \n four cards with flowers printed on them, one of the flowers wilt, become healthy, and then become a large flower. three different routines \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Gypsy Growth

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jordan count \n \n charles t. jordan
2008
Charles T. Jordan

Jordan Count

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spirit count \n \n gene castillon
2008
Gene Castillon

Spirit Count

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elmsley count \n \n alex elmsley
2008
Alex Elmsley

Elmsley Count

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countermanded \n three cards blank on both sides, messages appear on two of them \n robert e. neale \n countermanded \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Countermanded

Also published here

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eye count \n \n edward victor
2008
Edward Victor

EYE Count

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takagi turnover display \n \n shigeo takagi
2008
Shigeo Takagi

Takagi Turnover Display

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in memoriam \n packet of blank cards with picture on one of them. picture changes before turning blank \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

In Memoriam

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i bless bile \n cards with numbers on them used to spell various words when turned upside down, then flipped over to reveal a skull picture \n robert e. neale \n hot spell \n dan harlan
2008
Robert E. Neale

I Bless Bile

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the first mystery or the wisdom of the worm \n story trick about adam and eve using six playing cards and a worm sock puppet which locates the selected card \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The First Mystery or The Wisdom of the Worm

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the naming \n different names on cards are placed in a circle, spell the names around the circle until one is left, that card is the one with a bullet on the back \n robert e. neale \n the treasure hunt \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The Naming

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we are dead \n two cards shown blank on both sides, placed together, a message appears on it \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

We Are Dead

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the twocard double turnover \n paddle move done with cards, but one hand turns for real while the other does the false turnover, originally published as "ed mellon's dt" by ed mellon, handling change by robert neale \n ed mellon \n robert e. neale \n the fourcard double turnover \n robert e. neale
2008
Ed Mellon, Robert E. Neale

The TwoCard Double Turnover

Variations

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the fourcard double turnover \n variation on the ed mellon double turnover, but with four cards \n robert e. neale \n the twocard double turnover \n ed mellon \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The FourCard Double Turnover

Inspired by

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taking the fifth \n show two double blank cards with numbers on each side, numbered one to four. sudden appearance of a whisky bottle picture on one of the cards \n robert e. neale \n "out of the fifth dimension" (ed mellon, marketed, 1960)
2008
Robert E. Neale

Taking the Fifth

Related to "Out of the Fifth Dimension" (Ed Mellon, marketed, 1960)

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crossing the threshold \n presentation and handling for the trapdoor card \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Crossing the Threshold

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to the other side of no \n similar effect to trapdoor card, but the paper is cut in a circle with a bar through it (standard stop sign), paper is turned inside out despite holding on to it \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

To the Other Side of No

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boros the boastful boa \n story about snakes twisting themselves using a strip of rubber, twists vanish and appear on the strip of rubber \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Boros the Boastful Boa

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fold, cut and fail \n prefolded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile \n robert e. neale \n fold, cut, and fail \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Fold, Cut and Fail

Also published here

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wheel of life \n presentation for a flexagon \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Wheel of Life

202


a very personal computer \n presentation for a trihexaflexagon \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

A Very Personal Computer

211


the card \n presenting the hyper card \n robert e. neale \n hyper card \n karl fulves \n kim iles \n mel stover \n p. howard lyons \n moves \n robert e. neale \n hyperflexagon \n robert e. neale \n hoaxcard \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The Card

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moves \n new moves that can be done with the hyper card to make the presentations more fooling and interesting \n robert e. neale \n the card \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Moves

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hyperflexagon \n from a hyper card to a a flexagon, uses business cards \n robert e. neale \n the card \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Hyperflexagon

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250


hoaxcard \n variation on hyper card \n robert e. neale \n the card \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Hoaxcard

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the soul in the machine \n do some calculation on calculator, when final result is turned over it reveals a message in english \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The Soul in the Machine

275


high noon \n do some calculation on calculator, final result reveals numbers related to god's creation \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

High Noon

281


box stars \n presentation for the yoshimoto cube, not sure what the effect really is besides just displaying the cube \n robert e. neale \n die legende vom schnee in der wüste \n christian scherer
2008
Robert E. Neale

Box Stars

Variations

285


counterfeit \n bar bet with american penny (heads or tails), a bit of a gag with a strange ending \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Counterfeit

293


spins and waves \n routine with plastic "rattleback" toy, when spun one way, it will spin backwards after a while. uses plastic's refractive properties to cause written words to transpose \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Spins and Waves

302


the lock \n bashful lock routine, lock can be opened by performer without key, but spectator cannot.
describes the workings of the bashful lock in detail. \n robert e. neale \n moves \n robert e. neale \n bashful routines \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

The Lock

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moves \n different moves possible with the bashful lock \n robert e. neale \n the lock \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Moves

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bashful routines \n describes four full routines with the bashful lock
 how it's done
 the spirited lock
 positive thinking
 confidence game \n robert e. neale \n the lock \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Bashful Routines

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blood knife \n color changing knives with gory story about suicide \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Blood Knife

349


family jewels \n jewelry placed in a bag, later when poured out, there's a bunch of teeth, using change bag \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Family Jewels

356


relative boxes \n presentation with two gozinta boxes, with the addition of a third box \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Relative Boxes

362


phoenix \n fold flash paper into a bird, vanish it with fire (with weird "animation" sequence in the middle that is just the magician openly tapping on the bird) \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Phoenix

376


modern rope trick \n hindu rope, rope is made to rigidly stand vertically when held in hand \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Modern Rope Trick

385


thirty \n two pennies and a dime, dime vanishes completely while telling ghost story \n robert e. neale
2008
Robert E. Neale

Thirty

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