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Robert Harbin The Pierced Cards cards in bag, pierced with needle and thread, when bag is mixed, selections hang on thread
Variations 1941 Our Mysteries 24
Unknown Robert Harbin
1941 Our Mysteries 60
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley The Spirit multiple prediction on a record
Related to 1947 Gems of Mental Magic 74
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Robert Harbin, Martin Gardner
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 659
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ken Allen, C.B. Yohe, Richard Himber, George Jason, Ballantine, Ted Anneman, Robert Harbin, Jinx
Variations 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 178) 712
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Steve Miaco, Richard Himber, Robert Harbin
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 754
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Robert Harbin, John Ramsay's Cylinder and Coins, Lee Noble, hamsters and the atom bomb
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 191) 766
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Jack Chanin, Bill Simon, Milbourne Christopher, Bob Hummer, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Robert Harbin
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 773
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Frank Garcia, Puzzle by Charlie Arbuthnot, Dunninger, Carlo Menotti, Fred Keating, Martin Gardner, Bill Simon, Jean Hugard, Robert Harbin, Art Lyle, Frank Joglar
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 785
Tony Corinda, Robert Harbin Ultra-Modern Mentalism prediction of a word, with tape recorder and assistant
Related to 1959 Book Tests 215
Robert Harbin New Life for an Old Bag Newspaper change bag / sugar bag
1968 Newspaper Magic 133
Robert Harbin, Ian Adair Instant Origami paper magically folds into chosen origami design
Also published here
  • New Pentagram
Feb. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 52
Fred Robinson Focus on Robert Harbin
July 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 287
Robert Harbin Harbins Dreifache Übereinstimmung three small packets, spectator selects a card of each packet, performer does same with his three packets, three matching value pairs show up
Also published here
  • Abracadabra #425, 20. Mar. 1954
Feb. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 3) 57
Thomas Alan Waters Unknown Power tape cassette with headline prediction on
Related to 1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 28
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Paper Magic by Robert Harbin 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume III 193
Unknown The Salt-Cellar Fold paper fortune teller fold
  • Operating the Model (I)
  • Operating the Model (II)
Related to
  • Paper Magic, Robert Harbin, 1956
1980 Blue Spotitis 4
Thomas Alan Waters, Edmund Rowland, Fred Lowe, Robert Harbin X-Positions page is torn in sixteen parts and a piece selected, analysis , ideas on headline predictions
Related to
  • Edmund Rowland in Warlock's "Pentagram" Vol, 7. No.2. P. 11.
  • Fred Lowe in "New Pentagram" Vol. 4, No. 1. P.1.
  • Robert Harbin in "Abra" Vol.7, No. 181. P. 387.
1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 2: The Newspaper Test) 392
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Robert Harbin Book by Robert Harbin (written by Martin Breese) Aug. 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 360
Peter Duffie Triplicants card chosen from three-card packet twice, repeated three times, three value pairs, values predicted as well
Inspired by
  • "Triple Coincidence" (Robert Harbin, Abracadabra & Harbincadabra)
1993 Card Selection 5
Alan Shaxon, Robert Harbin Die Spielkarte in der Flasche card travels inside empty whiskey bottle which is inside cigar box
Variations 1994 Alan Shaxon Lecture 37
Simon Lovell Moments and Musings on Robert Harbin
2000 Son of Simon Says! 180
David Berglas Uri Geller on Uri Geller, metal bending, Robert Harbin
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 300
Robert Harbin Harbin's Egg Routine
Also published here
  • "Robert's Easter Egg" (Abracadabra, Vol. 15 No. 373, Mar. 21, 1953, p. 132)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 203
Bob Ostin The Card Bug bug on string is suspended over cards, selection sticks to it
Inspired by
  • Robert Harbin's "Dippy Magnet"
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 169
Jim Steinmeyer The Language of Illusion: The Invisible Man on Robert Harbin's "The Invisible Man"
Jan. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 1) 42
Jim Steinmeyer Robert Harbin & The Polemics of Modern Illusion
2009 A Tribute to Robert Harbin 2
Jim Steinmeyer Pasteboard Under Glass using Okito's Substitution Principle with hollow stack of envelopes
Inspired by
  • Card in Bottle in "This Magic Stuff" (Robert Harbin, Abracadabra, Vol. 6 No. 138, Sep. 1948, p. 115)
Also published here
2009 A Tribute to Robert Harbin 14
Jim Steinmeyer Par Two ball in glass, covered with silk, ball penetrates through silk, glass with hole
Inspired by
  • "The Penetrating Ball" (Robert Harbin, Something New in Magic, 1929)
2009 A Tribute to Robert Harbin 16
Jim Steinmeyer The Inside-Out Lantern for productions
Inspired by
  • "Inside-Out Production Box" (Jim Steinmeyer)
  • "Upside-Down Production Box" (Robert Harbin)
2009 A Tribute to Robert Harbin 17
Jim Steinmeyer The Three Book Experiment mathematical calculations to arrive at page number
Inspired by
  • "The Great Book Test" (The Magic of Robert Harbin)
  • U. F. Grant's marketed book test
Also published here
2009 A Tribute to Robert Harbin 18
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks Christian Fechner's death, Robert Harbin Centenary
Related to Jan. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 1) 10
Richard Kaufman Genii Speaks on Andy Nyman, Robert Harbin, New York's Magical Nights, SAM, The Great Buck Howard
Related to Apr. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 4) 10
David Britland (reviewer) A Tribute to Robert Harbin - Two Lectures by Jim Steinmeyer by Jim Steinmeyer June 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 6) 86
Bill Abbott Hot Shot Card Stab card stab in paper bag, full shot glass produced as finale
Inspired by 2010 Table Magic 16
Patrick Page The PaPa System general remarks on stack decks, thoughts on Si Stebbins and Eight Kings and anecdotes of Charlie Edwards, Robert Harbin, David Berglas
2011 Magic Page by Page 78
Patrick Page, Roberto Giobbi Robert Harbin Card in Balloon with additional thoughts by Roberto Giobbi
May 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 5) 15
Jim Steinmeyer Half a Cup of Coffee
  • Conjuring
performer holds two cups, one is half full the other empty, he pours some into the empty cup and now both are half full, more phases, double-walled coffee shop plastic cups
Inspired by
  • "Drinka Pinta" (The Magic of Robert Harbin)
Apr. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 4) 32
Gene Anderson Card in Bottle selection vanishes between two Jokers and appears in bottle inside cigar boxes, which has been shown empty in the beginning
A. Introduction
B. Cards, bottles and boxes
C. Table
D. Gene's script
E. Servante
F. Epilogue
Inspired by 2016 Gene Anderson — The Book 67
Richard Wiseman, David Britland The Transparent Man on Robert Harbin's illusion idea with glass sheets
Related to
  • "The Transparent Man" (Robert Harbin, Something New In Magic, 1929)
Apr. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 4) 74