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The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1

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Reviewed in Genii 1983 March

The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1
AuthorRichard Kaufman
EditorAdam Fleischer
PublisherInvisible Man Productions
IllustratorRichard Kaufman
Publication Date1982
Followed byThe New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2


In 1982 Adam Fleischer, an 18 year old undergraduate at Columbia University in New York City, (who was also publishing Magic Manuscript), decided to have a magic convention in Manhattan to bring together close-up magicians. Name the New York Magic Symposium, Fleischer and Richard Kaufman decided it would be a good idea to have the convention talent contribute tricks to a book that would serve as a souvenir of the event.

It was reviewed by Jeff Busby in Epoptica (page 149).

Table of Contents

  • 9 Introduction by Adam Fleischer
  • 11 Foreword by Richard Kaufman
  • Part I Performers
    • 15 Torn and Restored Mentalist (Paul Harris)
    • 19 Three Fourth (Paul Harris)
    • 23 Squeeze Play (Michael Ammar)
    • 29 Funnel (David Roth)
    • 32 Chinese Coin Surprise (David Roth)
    • 35 OverwhElmsley Aces (Daryl)
    • 37 Passing a Sandwich (Daryl)
    • 41 Silk Through Glass (Fantasio)
    • 43 Fantastic Chip Turnover (Fantasio)
    • 45 Cornered Bill In Cigarette (Derek Dingle)
    • 49 The Card for Head Trick (Derek Dingle)
    • 52 Spring Set (John Cornelius)
    • 55 Armed and Ready (John Cornelius)
    • 59 Instant Continuous Fan Production (Levent)
    • 61 Delayed Reverse (Larry Becker)
    • 65 The Slydini Second Deal (Slydini)
    • 68 Krezel's Natural Grip Method (Ken Krenzel)
  • Part II Guest Contributors
    • 71 The Hofzinser Ace Tunnel (Richard Kaufman)
    • 74 Generally More Specifically (Richard Kaufman)
    • 75 Schizophrenia (Tom Mullica)
    • 78 A Fitting Climax (Edward Marlo)
    • 81 In View Card In Envelope (Edward Marlo)
    • 86 Vanishing Oil and Water (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 89 Kelly Reverse (Gene Maze)
    • 91 Anytime Ultra Mental (Russel Barnhart)
    • 95 Sign of Four (Roy Walton)


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