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Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"
Variations 1937 350
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Divination "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up
Related toVariations 1938
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1938)
Joseph Ovette Impaled thumb covered with newspaper is pierced with needles
Oct. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Joseph Ovette Nite Club Silk Production from a rolled up menu, performer produces stream of silks and as a climax a glass with a goldfish, with a tray
Nov. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5)
Joseph Ovette A Penny "Sucker" dime and penny version, one coin vanishes
Jan. 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7)
Joseph Ovette Match-Ic Manipulation five matches vanish and appear in matchbox
Feb. 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 8)
Joseph Ovette A Lulu! coin vanishes and appears in rolled up bill, to small to hold the coin
Apr. 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 10)
Joseph Ovette Ovette's Paper Strip Tear burnt and restored
May 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 11)
Joseph Ovette Foreword
1940 3
Joseph Ovette Think And Take spectator finds other spectator's card, reversed
1940 7
Joseph Ovette Bagging The Card one half card of cut deck is selected, ribbon placed in paper bag and bag is bursted, other half of selection appears
1940 8
Joseph Ovette Number Telepathy cards with numbers on them, sum prediction
1940 10
Joseph Ovette, Louis Lam A Tip on Slow Motion Card Vanish thin card stuffed in thumb tip, with other method by Louis Lam for thumb nail method
1940 11
Joseph Ovette The Whispering Thought assistant in other room divines card
1940 11
Joseph Ovette Midget Stack of Bowls on Palm of Hand production of small fish bowls, with handkerchief
1940 12
Joseph Ovette Shoe Laces To-day metal tips of shoe laces are cut, vanish and appear back on
1940 13
Joseph Ovette Impromptu Hathaway Box built from a shoe box, brief
1940 14
Joseph Ovette A Routine For a Card Silk silk is just removed from pocket
1940 14
Joseph Ovette The Perfect Pellet Switch with chewing gum
1940 15
Joseph Ovette Simple Location with Ace through King of one suit in order to locate card
1940 16
Joseph Ovette A Simple Do As I Do two cards are exchanged, they turn out to be the same
1940 16
Joseph Ovette Audience Do As I Do
1940 16
Joseph Ovette Different Princess Card Trick with Jumbo cards, to pocket
1940 17
Joseph Ovette Clean Rabbit Vanish in a tube, with two trays
1940 18
Joseph Ovette Transparent Tube Production plastic Tube is filled with confetti, then handkerchiefs are produced, with Okito's Substitution Principle
1940 20
Karl Germain, Joseph Ovette Germaine's Butterfly Trick handkerchiefs transform into large silk butterfly
1940 21
Joseph Ovette Dropping the Eggs spectator holds tube on his hand and eggs and performer breaks eggs open into tube, eggs vanish
Also published here 1940 23
Joseph Ovette Magician Versus Layman cigarette is lit with blown out match
1940 23
Joseph Ovette Slate Message Reading three pieces of information are written on a slate and divined by performer
1940 24
Joseph Ovette A New Production Frame covered with paper, large silk production
1940 25
Joseph Ovette A Sock Die Box Twist after die appears in hat, rabbits are produced, with sucker presentation
1940 29
Joseph Ovette Ovette's Supreme String Mystery cut and restored string
1941 ca. 105
Joseph Ovette A Novel Opening Number doves and rabbit produced from two bowls on two tables, with handkerchiefs
1944 4
Joseph Ovette The Waterless Tube water in can changes to ribbon streamers, then baby chicken appear
1944 6
Joseph Ovette Magic Bunny Rings three wooden rings are stacked and covered with a tray, rabbit appears
1944 9
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Bead Rack Abacus to force a color, two rows
1944 10
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Tube confetti in tube changes to a rabbit
1944 12
Joseph Ovette Stack of Fish Bowls production, three bowls on small table under cover of handkerchief
1944 14
Joseph Ovette Bunny Production Box
1944 16
Joseph Ovette The Traveling Silks silks travel from one paper bag to another held by spectator
1944 17
Joseph Ovette On Again Off Again silks tied on ribbon, named color falls on floor, then all vanish from a tube and are produced again, as a climax all knotted silks fall
1944 20
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage bird vanishes from newspaper and appears in cage in previously empty box, flip over box variation
1944 23
Joseph Ovette The Vanishing Lamp lamp on table, with assistant
1944 25
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage Illusion transposition of two different colored birds, frames and cages, using bags and silks
1944 27
Joseph Ovette Candle and Fan candle under silk changes into fan, which vanished in performer's hands
1944 29
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Tricks and Illusionettes by Joseph Ovette 1946 11
Thought Discernment divine on which hand someone is thinking
Related to
  • Joseph Ovette's "Yogi Power"
1951 11
Joseph Ovette Ovette Master Move
Jan. 1967 75
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly Bottom Placement brief
1971 41
Joseph Ovette Ovette Master Move without credit
1972 17
Joseph Ovette Miss Boots sawing a lady in half, longitudinal
1974 23
Joseph Ovette The Appearing Lion
1974 66
Al Mann What is it? letter from Sid Lorraine to Al Mann about the history of the Center Tear, comments by Mann and xerox of Lorraine's notes from 1928, copy of the manuscript "What is it?" by Joseph Ovette from 1931
1978 12
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly's Bottom Placement
1978 87
Joseph Ovette Ovette Master Move
1980 13
Joseph Ovette Der Meistergriff
Aug. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2)
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan, Joseph Ovette, U. F. Grant The Buddha Bet "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up
Inspired byRelated to 1981 12
Joseph Ovette, Frank Kelly The Ovette/Kelly Placement
1981 209
Joseph Ovette Direct Mindreading No. 85, with assistant under table
1983 24
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1987/1988 2
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly-Ovette Bottom Placement
1991 261
Joseph Ovette, Frank Kelly, Jerry K. Hartman Bottom Placement with ideas by J.K. Hartman
1991 29
Joseph Ovette, Frank Kelly Ovette Master Move / Kelly Bottom Placement
1993 88
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly-Ovette Bottom Placement to second from bottom
1997 7
Max Holden Center Tear credit information, Joseph Ovette
Also published here
  • Linking Ring 9/1946
1998 172
Joseph Ovette Kling-Klang - Eleventh Method: The Visible Flash Change
Also published here Mar. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 3)
Joseph Ovette The Egg Wand - First Type egg-catching wand
Also published here
  • "An Eggstraordinary Experiment" (The Linking Ring, Vol. 5, New Year Supplement No. 5, 1927, p. 157)
2002 38
Joseph Ovette Production from an Empty Basket empty basket is suddenly full with eggs
Also published here
  • Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 25
2002 48
Joseph Ovette Eggs from Candle Flame - Second Method steal from match box
Also published here
  • "A Simple Egg Production" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 18)
2002 51
Joseph Ovette The Egg Plant "egg plant" constructed on blackboard from silks, eggs become real eggs
Also published here
  • Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 9
2002 55
Joseph Ovette Transient Eggs eggs vanish in clear tube with cover
Also published here
  • "Flight of Eggs" (Trickery Tricks, 1917, p. 12)
2002 82
Joseph Ovette Egg in Newspaper - Ovette's Comedy Presentation content of egg poured in newspaper where it vanishes, with child
Also published here 2002 88
Joseph Ovette Ovette's Method with an Unprepared Bag
Also published here
  • "Egg Bag Suggestions" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 7)
2002 114
Joseph Ovette Kling-klang - Eleventh Method: The Visible Flash Change
Also published here 2002 143
Joseph Ovette Eggs and Decanter decanter with ink is covered, eggs vanish and are found in decanter in clear water
Also published here
  • Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 11
2002 164
Joseph Ovette The Flying Eggs - First Method: Ovette's Original eggs on four ribbons are hanging from ceiling, they are removed and vanishes, then reappear on ribbons, inside eggs appear four previously vanishes silks
Inspired by
  • "The Flying Bells" (Will Goldston, The Magician, Vol. 6 No. 12, Nov. 1910, p. 182)
Also published here
  • "The Flight of Eggs" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 14)
2002 169
Joseph Ovette The Airborne Egg egg floats
Also published here
  • "The Floating Egg" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 28)
2002 183
Joseph Ovette Card to Egg card changes into egg
Also published here
  • "A Surprise" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 22)
2002 214
Joseph Ovette Dollar Bill in Egg - Third Method: Ovette's Version
Also published here
  • "Bill, Lemon, and Egg" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 28)
2002 265
Joseph Ovette Ring in Egg - Third Method: Ovette's Amplification ring, silk and egg vanish, all found nested in lemon
Also published here
  • "A Lemon - A Silk - An Egg" (Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, p. 26)
2002 270
Joseph Ovette The King of Eggs
  • 75 Years Ago
on Walter G. Barney
Also published here
  • Eggstraordinary Ways of Eggshibiting with Eggs, 1927
Apr. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 8)
Frank Kelly, Joseph Ovette Kelly Bottom Placement
2004 35
Joseph Ovette, Frank Kelly Kelly/Ovette Bottom Placement used to obtain break with one hand, brief
2007 222
Joseph Ovette, Jean-Pierre Vallarino Master Move for case load to load card in card case, adhesive on card case facilitates load
2022 272