Written by Jerry Mentzer

1973
Work of Various

165 pages (Hardcover), published by Jerry Mentzer (Magic Methods)
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(42 entries)

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Jerry Mentzer Introduction
1
Jerry Mentzer Commentary on the performance of close-up magic, lapping possibilities, gaffed objects
3
Dr. Dan McDonald Repeat Ring Release multi-phase, duplicate ring with slit
Also published here 11
Ray Grismer Ring three phases, first in Genii 1971
Variations 18
Roger Sylwester The Professor's Incubus
Also published here 25
Unknown Three Rope False Count as required in Professor's Nightmare routines
30
Unknown Unequal Ropes
31
Rick Johnsson Quicksilver metal ring rises up a rope and penetrates
Inspired by 34
Jack Chanin Gee Whiz - It's Spiked cigarette from hand to hand, then changes into railroad spike
41
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Close-up Cigarette Routine filter torn and cigarette vanishes, torn & restored, filter torn, rest changes into bill and filter into full cigarette
43
Karl Norman Smoker's Interludes: I. Magnetic Matches cigarette clings to matchbook
50
Unknown II. Match Vanish thumb tip handling
52
Dan Tong Texture Expanded
57
Dan Tong Champagne Coins
  • Phase I: The Production of Four Coins
  • Phase II: Coins Into The Glass
62
Dan Tong Steal Handling
64
Al Baker Baker Steal
64
Horace E. Bennett The Half Crown Affair american penny and half crown in hand, one placed in pocket & travels back, transposition with spectator in which one coin grows
68
Jerry Mentzer Poker Chip Chicanery poker chips produced from handkerchief, a chip changes color, then into silver dollar
74
Al Schneider Matrix Coin Trick
79
Al Schneider Coin Steal
81
Al Schneider Pick-up Move
85
Jerry Mentzer Magnet Matrix magnetic coin and shimmed card
87
Jerry Mentzer Miracle Coins Thru Playing Cards repeat penetration of card, falls into glass underneath
Inspired by
  • J. H. Thompson's "A Good 5c Pass" (Linking Ring)
91
Tony Kardyro Stand Up Quarter and Half Penetration quarter and half penetrate back of performer's hand
96
Jerry Mentzer 3 Coin Moves - Vanish Number 1 "Cartwheel Re-Visited"
Inspired by 98
Jerry Mentzer Vanish Number 2 Tenkai Pinch
Related to 100
Jerry Mentzer Vanish Number 3 Tenkai Pinch
103
Charlie Miller Match Maneuvers signed napkin transposes with matches in matchbox
Related toAlso published here 107
Jerry Mentzer Four Colors Get Together with poker chips on corners of handkerchief and 1 cardboard cover
110
Jerry Mentzer Something From Something production from sponge ball
116
Jerry Mentzer Sponge Shenanigans
119
Pavel The Ring Transposition three red and 3 yellow small plastic rings, transpose one by one from hand to hand
122
Tony Spina Improved Gypsy Torn and Restored Thread
126
Bert Jacques, Gene Keeney Two Dollar Bill Tear two-dollar bill torn, halves change into one-dollar bills
Variations 135
Jack Chanin Money Mastery borrowed bill, restoration in spectator's hand
141
Larry West Buck-A-Reno four one-dollar bills, one changes into a 5er
143
Alex Elmsley, Larry West The Elmsley Count with dollar bills, including variation "The Modified Count"
144
Jerry Mentzer "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the back
Also published here 151
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety with five cards
152
Walter Rollins Hillbilly Bills two sets of One, Five, Ten and Twenty dollar bills, performer predicts which one is chosen and spiked with safety pin
154
Jerry Mentzer Spirit Writing four objects listed on business card, paper balled up, chosen item vanishes from list and appears written on balled-up paper
157
Arthur Emerson Match Weight four matchbooks, spectator removes a match from one, performer divines it, then matches vanish from a matchbooks
161