Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2016.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Difference between revisions of "Disecto"

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Created page with "'''Disecto''' is a commercial version of a small arm Chopper that began being marketed by Abbott's starting around 1941. The magician first forces the blade of the smal...")
 
m (make note a reference)
 
(One intermediate revision by one other user not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Disecto''' is a commercial version of a small arm [[Chopper]] that began being marketed by [[Abbott's]] starting around 1941.
+
'''Disecto''' is a commercial version of a small arm [[Chopper]] that began being marketed by [[Abbott's]] starting in [[1942]]<ref>Ad in [[Tops]] 1942 September, page 1</ref>
  
 
The magician first forces the blade of the small guillotine through a carrot, cutting it cleanly into two pieces. Next the blade passes through a victims wrist, at the same time it cuts through a lighted cigarette and then through the carrot in the lower hole.   
 
The magician first forces the blade of the small guillotine through a carrot, cutting it cleanly into two pieces. Next the blade passes through a victims wrist, at the same time it cuts through a lighted cigarette and then through the carrot in the lower hole.   

Latest revision as of 17:53, 25 September 2011

Disecto is a commercial version of a small arm Chopper that began being marketed by Abbott's starting in 1942[1]

The magician first forces the blade of the small guillotine through a carrot, cutting it cleanly into two pieces. Next the blade passes through a victims wrist, at the same time it cuts through a lighted cigarette and then through the carrot in the lower hole.

Created from an idea by Lester Marvello Lake, it was sold as an exclusive to Abbott's.

Routines and applications were worked out by Percy Abbott's partner, Recil Bordner and was an immediate best-seller.[2]

References

  1. Ad in Tops 1942 September, page 1
  2. http://www.abbottmagic.com/Disecto-ABBdisecto.htm