Written by Dariel Fitzkee

1937
Work of Dr. Edward G. Ervin

80 pages (Stapled), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Dariel Fitzkee.
Language: English

(66 entries)

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T. Nelson Downs Introduction 7
Dariel Fitzkee Foreword 8
Dariel Fitzkee Dr. Ervin 10
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Lighted Cigarette through Handkerchief 12
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Borrowed Cigarette through a Dinner Plate using two forks and glass tumblers in the construction 13
Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Rolling" a Cigarette loose tobacco and paper change into cigarette 15
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cigar Fake construction of fake (shell) cigar 16
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Lighted Cigarette Vanish in handkerchief, with vanisher gimmick attached to handkerchief 17
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cigarette in Electric Light Bulb bulb lights in hand, vanished cigarette appears inside 18
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ultra Dollar Bill and Cigarette Effect with method to make two bills with same serial number 19
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cigarette Switch 20
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Repeating Vanishing Bill rolled-up bill vanishes, reappears, vanishes again, fake stuck to first finger for vanish 21
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Bill and Lemon Routine burnt in envelope, actual same bill found in lemon 22
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Coins from Nowhere up to five coins produced singly, featuring an edge grip 24
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One-Hand Watch Production thin imitation watches from edge grip, see previous item 25
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mephisto Sealed Billet Reading 26
Dr. Edward G. Ervin New Version Want Ad Test ads cut out of newspaper and put in envelope, one chosen, content divined 28
Dr. Edward G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divinedInspired byAlso published here 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Secret Whisper to make the spectator write up additional information on billet 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Switch 30
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divinedVariations 31
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Table Levitation with gimmick and light table 32
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Comedy Slate Test humorous message appears on one of two slates 33
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telepathic Prediction named number appears in chosen color on paper stuck to piece of wood, optional repeat phase 34
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Table Acquitment glass with water penetrates table under handkerchief cover, secret paper cup poses as glass 36
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Match Box Monte rattle gimmick 36
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Little Demon Silk Production with hollow gaff, one-handed or two-handed production of large silk 37
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Inverted Match Through Fist match turns over as it is pushed through fist 38
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Torn and Restored Tissue accidentally dropping pieces with are also restoredRelated to
  • The Sphinx, September 1920
39
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Phantom Tobacco Trick loose tobacco vanishes from one hand and appears in the other 40
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Table Knife Levitation clings to hand, with a gimmick 41
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Subtle Penetration handling for wand or pencil through handkerchief 42
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Diabolical Die die changes orientation while under a cover 43
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Suggestions on using a hat as a prop in a performance 44
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Sucker Production red brick produced from spectator's clothing 45
Dr. Edward G. Ervin An Impromptu Production glass with water produced from wrapping paper 46
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cut and Restored Turban 48
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Torn Cigarette Paper Idea idea to get extra piece, named number appears on restored paper 49
Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Any Color" Silk silk of named color produced, body loading 49
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ringing a Ribbon 51
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Transformo billiard ball into handkerchief, balloon as billiard ball 52
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telling the Time on a Watch time on wrapped watch divined 53
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Burned and Restored Handkerchief borrowed 54
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Card Monte six red and one black card, long-short glued pairs, jumbo card 55
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Find the Joker with three jumbo cards, long-short glued pairs 56
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Diminutive Wine and Water chemical 57
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Needle Trick spectator examines mouth with flash light 58
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Needle Trick - Self-Contained Method 59
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Milk Transposition milk poured into borrowed hat, then glass with milk removed from it, it vanishes in container and is found back in hat 60
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water celluloid fake is pushed up the sleeve under handkerchief cover 61
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Glass of Water Vanish from Bamboo Rod handkerchief with disc, servante in pitcher 62
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water a la Okito with tray 63
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Stretching Handkerchief 64
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Restored Ribbon 65
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Marvello Paper Tearing duplicate paper glued in corner of paper 67
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Rising Card from Tumbler weighted thread gimmick 69
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Color Changing Silk 71
Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Dissolving Cigarette dissolving cane type gaff 72
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mighty Lak a Rose rose starts in hidden tube in vest 73
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Spooky Yarn yarn remains sustained in midair 74
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Times - And Out kicker transformation for color changing silk routine 75
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Egg and Lemon egg and lemon each in silk transposeAlso published here
  • "An Illusive Metamorphosis" (The Sphinx, June 1921)
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Another Paper Tearing Trick Also published here
  • The Sphinx, September 1921
77
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Untying Silk thread 78
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cone Load Also published here
  • The Sphinx, July 1921
79
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cut and Restored Lemon with lemon shell 80