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
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Dariel Fitzkee Foreword
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Dariel Fitzkee Dr. Ervin
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Lighted Cigarette through Handkerchief
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Borrowed Cigarette through a Dinner Plate using two forks and glass tumblers in the construction
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Rolling" a Cigarette loose tobacco and paper change into cigarette
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cigar Fake construction of fake (shell) cigar
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Lighted Cigarette Vanish in handkerchief, with vanisher gimmick attached to handkerchief
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cigarette in Electric Light Bulb bulb lights in hand, vanished cigarette appears inside
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ultra Dollar Bill and Cigarette Effect with method to make two bills with same serial number
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cigarette Switch
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Repeating Vanishing Bill rolled-up bill vanishes, reappears, vanishes again, fake stuck to first finger for vanish
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Dollar Bill and Lemon Routine burnt in envelope, actual same bill found in lemon
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Coins from Nowhere up to five coins produced singly, featuring an edge grip
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin One-Hand Watch Production thin imitation watches from edge grip, see previous item
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mephisto Sealed Billet Reading
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin New Version Want Ad Test ads cut out of newspaper and put in envelope, one chosen, content divined
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin One Man Blackboard Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Inspired byAlso published here 29
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Secret Whisper to make the spectator write up additional information on billet
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Switch
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Billet Test dead person is written on a billet and burnt, name is divined
Variations 31
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Table Levitation with gimmick and light table
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Comedy Slate Test humorous message appears on one of two slates
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telepathic Prediction named number appears in chosen color on paper stuck to piece of wood, optional repeat phase
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Table Acquitment glass with water penetrates table under handkerchief cover, secret paper cup poses as glass
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Match Box Monte rattle gimmick
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Little Demon Silk Production with hollow gaff, one-handed or two-handed production of large silk
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Inverted Match Through Fist match turns over as it is pushed through fist
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Torn and Restored Tissue accidentally dropping pieces with are also restored
Related to
  • The Sphinx, September 1920
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Phantom Tobacco Trick loose tobacco vanishes from one hand and appears in the other
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Table Knife Levitation clings to hand, with a gimmick
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Subtle Penetration handling for wand or pencil through handkerchief
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Diabolical Die die changes orientation while under a cover
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Suggestions on using a hat as a prop in a performance
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Sucker Production red brick produced from spectator's clothing
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin An Impromptu Production glass with water produced from wrapping paper
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Cut and Restored Turban
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Torn Cigarette Paper Idea idea to get extra piece, named number appears on restored paper
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin "Any Color" Silk silk of named color produced, body loading
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Ringing a Ribbon
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Transformo billiard ball into handkerchief, balloon as billiard ball
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telling the Time on a Watch time on wrapped watch divined
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Burned and Restored Handkerchief borrowed
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Card Monte six red and one black card, long-short glued pairs, jumbo card
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Find the Joker with three jumbo cards, long-short glued pairs
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Diminutive Wine and Water chemical
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Needle Trick spectator examines mouth with flash light
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Needle Trick - Self-Contained Method
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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
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water celluloid fake is pushed up the sleeve under handkerchief cover
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Glass of Water Vanish from Bamboo Rod handkerchief with disc, servante in pitcher
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Vanishing Glass of Water a la Okito with tray
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Stretching Handkerchief
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Restored Ribbon
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Marvello Paper Tearing duplicate paper glued in corner of paper
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Rising Card from Tumbler weighted thread gimmick
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Color Changing Silk
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin The Dissolving Cigarette dissolving cane type gaff
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Mighty Lak a Rose rose starts in hidden tube in vest
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Spooky Yarn yarn remains sustained in midair
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Three Times - And Out kicker transformation for color changing silk routine
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Egg and Lemon egg and lemon each in silk transpose
Also 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
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin Untying Silk thread
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cone Load
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, July 1921
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Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Cut and Restored Lemon with lemon shell
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