Bert Allerton's The Close Up Magician

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Bert Allerton's The Close Up Magician
AuthorRobert Parrish
PublisherThe Ireland Magic Co.
Publication Date1958
LanguageEnglish
Pages70
 

Published posthumously. Contents:

  • Page 4 Introduction
  • Page 6 Foreword

Chapter One - Seven Secrets

  • Page 8 "The Vanishing Cigarette"
  • Page 10 "The Bent Spoon"
  • Page 12 "Swallowing A Knife"
  • Page 14 "The Stack of Quarters"
  • Page 18 "The Card and Cigarette Case"
  • Page 20 "Simplified Magic Square"
  • Page 22 "The Two Card Trick"

Chapter Two - Selected Card Tricks

  • Page 24 "The Eye Popper"
  • Page 27 "Transcendence"
  • Page 28 "The Missing Deuce"
  • Page 30 "Surprise Spelling"
  • Page 31 "The New 21 Card Trick"
  • Page 32 "The Double Lift"
  • Page 34 "On The Slip Force"
  • Page 36 "Tricks With A Stacked Deck"

Chapter Three - Entertaining Novelties

  • Page 38 "The Scissors"
  • Page 41 "The Sugar Cube"
  • Page 42 "The Flutist"
  • Page 44 "Impromptu Handkerchief Routine"
  • Page 50 "The Rabbit"
  • Page 52 "The Little Hindu"
  • Page 54 "Magic Letter Square"
  • Page 54 "Winding The Pack"

Chapter Four - More Allerton Classics

  • Page 55 "The Jumping Flower"
  • Page 57 "Making the Flower"
  • Page 58 "Vanishing The Bird Cage"
  • Page 60 "The Glass Through The Table"
  • Page 62 "The Aspirin Box"
  • Page 66 "The Nest Of Envelopes"

 

  • Page 69 Rules for the Close-Up Magician
  • Page 70 A Biographical Note
  • Page 71 Bibliography
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