Written by Ross Bertram

1978
Work of Ross Bertram

163 pages (Hardcover), published by Magic Limited
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(135 entries)

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Ross Bertram Knotty-Knotty two coins knotted in handkerchief, spectator choses one which is extracted and then travels into second knotted handkerchief, expansion of texture
2
Ross Bertram Devaluation half dollar changes into dime during coin roll flourish
6
Ross Bertram Yank-a-Hank coin vanishes from spread-out handkerchief, then reappears in knotted handkerchief
7
Ross Bertram The Diamond Penny ungaffed "Dime and Penny Trick"
9
Ross Bertram The Dime and Penny Trick credit information on gaffed set
10
Ross Bertram Copper and Silver Transposition only two coins, first transposition, then travel, then vanish
10
Ross Bertram Fist Transfer transferring coins from hand to hand during gesture
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Ross Bertram Gold and Silver dime and penny transpose in performer's hands
Also published here 12
Ross Bertram The Money Changer multiple changes
13
Ross Bertram The Porous Paw
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Ross Bertram A Trio of Vanishes three vanishes, last with sleeve
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Ross Bertram Rubdown half dollar rubbed on table vanishes and appears under other hand, then changes into dime with change under other hand
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Ross Bertram Eleven Cents dime and penny, dime vanishes and reappears cleanly
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Ross Bertram Behind Thumb Position back of thumb moistened if necessary
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Ross Bertram Through the Hand
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Ross Bertram Double-Cross coins change place, then one travels to the other
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Ross Bertram Ten to One dime becomes silver dollar
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Ross Bertram Twenty-One Cents two nickels, dime and cent into hand, all vanish except nickel, ungaffed
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Ross Bertram Four Coins Go pull
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Ross Bertram Coin Pull
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Ross Bertram Coins Through the Table four in each hand
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Ross Bertram Multiple Click Pass
Also published here 27
Ross Bertram The Metamorphic Coin in closed hand
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Ross Bertram A Penny-Tration extra coin
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Ross Bertram The Penetrating Coin - Method #2
31
Ross Bertram The Penny Pincher vanish and clean reproduction
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Ross Bertram Pinch Back Palm
33
Ross Bertram Fifty-Two Cents coin changes cleanly in closed hand
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Ross Bertram Bertram Turn-Over Switch
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Ross Bertram Coin Assembly see credit information on page 40
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Ross Bertram The "Slap" Vanish
Inspired by 41
Ross Bertram A Coin in a Tumbler coin through bottom of glass, in the hands
Related to 42
Ross Bertram Passing the Half Bucks backfire on last coin
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Ross Bertram Counting Clip Steal as coins are counted into other hand
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Ross Bertram Click Pass very bottom of page
43
Ross Bertram Multiple Changeover noiseless transfer of multiple coins from hand to hand
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Ross Bertram The Vanishing Props Or Twelve Silver Dollars vernon anecdote
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Ross Bertram The Squeeze-Away Coin one-handed vanish and recovery
Related to 46
Ross Bertram Fifty-Fifty one of two half dollars changes into quarter, challenge conditions
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Ross Bertram Hush Money two half dollars change into dollar bill
51
Ross Bertram Cash in Hand four half dollars are produced one by one
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T. Nelson Downs Oblique Palm edge classic palm
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Ross Bertram Coin Stack Transfer from Oblique Palm to Back Thumb Palm
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Ross Bertram Bertram's Best three coins in each hand, three pass one by one in other hand
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Ross Bertram Swing Transfer thrown secretly from hand to hand
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Ross Bertram (reviewer) The Expert at the Card Table by S. W. Erdnase 59
Dai Vernon Vernon Card Change using Tenkai Palm, dated 1953
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Ross Bertram A Nice Card Trick Vernon anecdote
61
Ross Bertram The Pivot Change using Tenkai Palm
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Ross Bertram The Pay-Off (Card in Wallet), ungaffed
Related to 63
Ross Bertram Classic to Tenkai Palm Transfer
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Ross Bertram In The Drink
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Ross Bertram Bertram's One-Hand Card Change using Tenkai Palm
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Ross Bertram An Effective Top Change top card shown one-handed and removed with other hand
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Dr. Jacob Daley "Doc" Daley's Card in the Wallet into plastic insert
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Ross Bertram The Blackstone "Birdcage" Card Vanish
70
Ross Bertram Harry Blackstone
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Ross Bertram The Cards to Pocket ten cards
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Frederick Braue Cards to Pocket Palm
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Ross Bertram Thumb Palm Trouser Pocket Load
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Ross Bertram False Count
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Jean Hugard Hugard Top Palm
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Unknown Flourish Count
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Ross Bertram New Vertical Palm, modified
Related to 76
Ross Bertram False Transfer with Card using Tenkai Palm
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Ross Bertram The Wind-Up
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Ross Bertram At the Card Table
  • Background
  • T.V Gambling Interviews
79
Allen Kennedy, Dai Vernon The Allen Kennedy Center Deal
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Ross Bertram Never Too Young center deal anecdote
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Ross Bertram Bertram's Square-Up Invisible Pass
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Ross Bertram Bottom Steal and Recovery tabled, during riffle shuffle
Also published here 84
Ross Bertram Bertram's Hold-Out Palm tabled
  • To Have the Deck Cut by a Spectator
  • Alternate Method
Related to 86
Ross Bertram A Cut to Retain Bottom Stock #1 in-the-hands
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Ross Bertram A Cut to Retain Bottom Stock #2 in-the-hands
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Ross Bertram True Dedication Charlie Miller anecdote
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Ross Bertram The Waterford Crystal Tumblers Charlie Miller anecdote
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Ross Bertram The Salt Trick salt pour
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Ross Bertram Broken and Restored Cigarette
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Ross Bertram The Impromptu Broken and Restored Cigarette
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Ross Bertram The Broken and Restored Cigarette (Psychological Method)
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Ross Bertram The Broken and Restored Cigarette (Once More)
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Ross Bertram Again, The Broken and Restored Cigarette
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Ross Bertram Fun with Goshman anecdote
102
Ross Bertram Bertram's Bill in a Cigarette
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Ross Bertram Bertram's Bill Tear
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Ross Bertram The Egyptian Ball - Bertram Style two balls transpose with goblet and silk, no extra ball
106
Ross Bertram The Egg Bag "The routine to be described is not only ingeniously different but entertaining as well."
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Ross Bertram With a Ring borrowed ring into box given out at beginning
113
Ross Bertram The Ring in the Box
114
Ross Bertram My Favorite Drink empty tumbler fills with beverage, table edge glass switch
Related to 115
Ross Bertram My Rope Tie Routine hands of performer tied behind his back
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Ross Bertram Look, It's a Real Rabbit! folded sheet of newspaper is cut, when unfolded rabbit design is seen, live rabbit produced
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Ross Bertram The New Oriental Act Sam Margules anecdote
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Ross Bertram From the Palm Proper
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Ross Bertram Sleeving from the Clenched Fist
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Ross Bertram The Toss-Back from the Fingertips
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Ross Bertram From Left Palm to Right Sleeve
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Ross Bertram As a Transformation sleeving
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Ross Bertram Off-the-Table Method
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Ross Bertram The Drop
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Ross Bertram The Pumpkin Seed Vanish
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Ross Bertram The Reverse Pumpkin Seed into other sleeve
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Ross Bertram The Finger-Snap
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Ross Bertram Toss from Left Fingers to Right Sleeve
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Ross Bertram From the Closed Hand
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Ross Bertram Some Helpful Hints on sleeving
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Francis Carlyle The Blindfold Act
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Ross Bertram Carlyle and Ross
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Ross Bertram Carlyle and Carlyle
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Francis Carlyle The Cups and Balls baby chicks as final loads
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Ross Bertram Helpful Hints
  • Where to Obtain Chicks
  • What to Feed Chicks
  • How to Care for Chicks
  • How to Palm a Chick
  • How to Load a Spectator
  • To Prevent the Chick from Kicking
  • Hypnotizing a Chick
  • How to Rehearse
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Ross Bertram The Chicken Story
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Ross Bertram Paul Fox
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Paul Fox Easy-Lite Cigarettes for producing lit cigarettes
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Paul Fox Smokeless Cigarettes lighted, smokeless cigarettes
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Paul Fox Reading the Cards performer knows cards despite being blindfolded
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Paul Fox The Thumb Tie
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Paul Fox, Danny Dew The Paul Fox Rising Cards (Danny Dew Version)
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Ross Bertram Three Card Control Sequence
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Ross Bertram The Candy Bowl Dai Vernon, Larry Gray & Faucett Ross anecdote
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Paul Fox Cashing a Cheque paper transforms into bill in flash
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T. Nelson Downs T. Nelson Downs' "Masterpiece"
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Ross Bertram The Downs Gimmick anecdote
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Danny Dew Oil and Water 4&4, extra card
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Howard Huntington Sympathetic Silks blendo finale
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Danny Dew Emil Jarrow
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Emil Jarrow Nickel and Dime or Penny Routine
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Max Sterling, Harry Schilling The Evolution of an Egg egg on fan
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Ross Bertram The Rhythm Count on rhythm in sleight-of-hand magic
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Ross Bertram Toss-Vanish of a Thimble
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Ross Bertram Another Thimble Vanish The "Four Count"
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Ross Bertram Origin of the Salt Trick salt pour
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Ross Bertram The "Brain-Wave" Deck double ended card case for extraction both ways
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Ross Bertram Erdnase Illustrator
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Ross Bertram Good News! Vernon anecdote
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