Written by Jean Hugard
Work of Al Baker
116 pages (Hardcover), published by Carl Waring Jones
Illustrated with drawings by Steve Miaco, Kwakenat
Language: English
37 entries
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Al Baker Foreword
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Al Baker Chapter 1: First Lesson in Mind Reading Technique intro on billet switches
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Al Baker The Baker Switch
  • I. The Technique
  • II. The Timing
  • III. The Application
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Al Baker Bill-Epathy using Baker Billet Switch
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Al Baker Chapter 2: New Light on the Center Tear introductory comments
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Al Baker The New Baker Method reading immediately after tearing
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Al Baker Co-Incidentally spectator writes the same name as performer did earlier, centre tear
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Chapter 3: Telephone Mysteries
Al Baker A Telemirakel ten cards from shuffled deck tabled in a row, random person called (really assistant) who names four cards, the cards corresponding with the last four digites of the phone number in the ten-card row are those cards
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Al Baker Packet Addition with Book during handling of phone book
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Al Baker Over the Phone medium names free selection, code
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Al Baker Telephony card is forced
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Cross Cut Force
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Chapter 4: Mental Magic Effects
Al Baker No-Nomonics linking initals with objects
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Al Baker Baker's Eight-Card Trick any eight cards taken and one chosen, other seven called out to assistant who then names selection, effect "Study in Stud" related but not the method
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Al Baker Thought Transmission performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer on first finger tip
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Al Baker Al Baker's Envelope Switch window envelopes, Q&A routine application
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Al Baker Envelope as an Accessory slit, steal
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Al Baker Chicken-Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
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Al Baker Parlor Telepathy code by placement on table
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Al Baker Impossible! "An Experiment in Clairvoyance"
assistant with cloth bag over the head on a chair, performer names selected cards via ventriloquism
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Al Baker Pellet Reading "Al Baker Method"
contents of three slips are divined, with secret opening and reading method, umbrella move
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Al Baker "Out of the Air" Baker notebook
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Al Baker The Baker Switch - No. 2
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Al Baker Secret Reading of Billets with a notepad
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Al Baker Pseudo-Fortune Telling Seance for "can you tell fortunes?"-situations
  • The Seance
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Al Baker The Dead Man's Name with envelopes, one paper fits more loosely than others
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Al Baker Mental Card Tricks chapter intro
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Al Baker The Pulse of the People three cards
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Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal
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Al Baker Telepathy For Two two cards appear at chosen numbers from one to ten, forcing banks
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Al Baker Unconscious Clairvoyance ungaffed cards
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Al Baker The Magic Bell ghost bell, answering to questions
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Al Baker, Adrian Plate Appendix: Mnemonics As Applied To Conjuring numbers, cards, theory
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  • Magician's Tricks by Hatton & Plate
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Al Baker Cartomancy, or The Meaning of the Cards in a Deck
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Al Baker Recapitulation of Al Baker's Rules for Effective Mental Magic nine rules
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Data entered by Denis Behr, July 2022.