Cannell, John Clucas: The Hundred Best Tricks
©1930 (circa) Hutchinson & Co., Ltd., London
Hardcover, 250 pages
Hundred Best Tricks
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J.C. Cannell: 100 Best Tricks

Comments: Actually has more than 100 tricks explained

Contents:

19 The Prince of Wales as a Conjurer

27 Thought-Reading Tricks
27 Mind-Reading Magic
29 Seeing Through the Envelopes
30 Reading the News
34 A Remarkable Card Trick
36 Another Code
37 The Domino Trick
37 The Tell-Tale Touch
38 A Six-Fold Test
39 The Zero Hour
40 All done by the “Joker”
41 Just One Card
43 The Telegraphic Coin
44 Mass Thinking
45 A Cool Encore Trick
46 With Four Handkerchiefs
47 So Simple!
48 With Cigarettes
49 Sealed Letter Reading

55 Miscellaneous Tricks
55 The Newspaper Trick
57 A Book Mystery
60 The Thumb Tie
68 The Bangle
72 The Three Boxes
74 The Handkerchief Trick
77 The Postcards
78 The Cord and the Handkerchief
81 Telling the Card
82 The Table-cloth
82 The Pound Note
83 A Secret Code
84 A Slate Trick
85 A Little Pleasantry
87 Two Match Tricks
88 The Banana Mystery
88 Black and Red
90 The Umbrella Trick
93 The Two Pennies
94 An Experiment in Hypnotism
94 A Coin Mystery
95 Stop!
97 A Double - Not Mixed
98 Four Handkerchiefs and a Wand
101 A Trick With a Waist
101 Off With His Head!
104 A Quick One
105 The Master Card
106 A Good Production Trick
107 A Trick With a Figure
109 The Turban Trick
111 A Handkerchief and a Wand
112 A Mysterious Banana
115 Two Handkerchiefs and an Envelope
117 Released!
118 Knots that Untie Themselves
119 A Handkerchief and a Candle
120 A Trick with a Dozen Bangles
121 A Cardboard Tube and a Handkerchief
123 A Ring of Ribbon and a Wand
124 The Card that Changes Colour
126 Magnetic Cards
127 A Trick with a Lighted Cigarette
127 The Captive Smoke
128 Producing a Silk Handkerchief
129 The Rising Cards
130 The Handkerchief in the Decanter
131 The Diviner
135 The Spelling Bee
137 Two Handkerchiefs and a Tea-Caddy
138 Second Sight
140 Wine and Water
142 The Mysterious Shilling
145 A Good Prophet
145 The Vanishing Sixpence
146 Disappearing Tumbler of Wine
149 Cut String Restored
151 The Watch and the Loaf
152 Broken Cotton
154 The Ring on the Cord
153 The Mysterious Coins
157 Ring and String
157 The Magic Knot

161 Pocket Tricks
161 The Magnetic Penny
162 The Magical Match-Box
162 The Dissolving Penny
164 The Broken Match
164 The Floating Disc
165 A Die that Changes Colour
166 The Penetrating Thimble
166 A Ring and a Loop of String
168 The Homing Ball
169 Lighting a Lump of Sugar
170 Three Thimbles and a Pea
174 The Torn Cigarette Paper
176 A Feat of Memory
178 The Hypnotized Cigar
178 Burning a Hole in a Handkerchief
179 Passing a Piece of Ribbon through a Handkerchief
180 The Magnetized Knife
181 A Passing Musical Note

185 The Best Card Tricks
185 The Telephone Trick
186 “Thought-Transference”
187 Some more “Mind-Reading”
190 A Quiet Smoke
192 The Jumping Ace
193 Orders Obeyed
194 Caught Out
196 A Boomerang
197 In the Dark
198 A Fitting End
202 Aces become Kings
204 The Three Statesmen
206 Boxed
207 A “Nippy” Trick
208 Disappearing Aces
210 Take a Count
211 Shuffle and See
214 Pick and Choose
215 Where are the Aces?
219 A Matter of “Sympathy”
222 It Ends in Smoke
223 Find the “Lady”
225 Lost and Found
226 It Comes to Pass
227 The Mystic Card-Box
228 Watch and See
240 In His Pocket
231 A Black Affair
232 Vanishing Cards Reappear
234 Smaller and Smaller
236 A Corner Clue
237 The Mysterious Couple
239 Blindfolded Heaps
240 Fanning the Cards
241 A Novel Pocket Trick
242 Suspended in the Air
243 Herschell's Envelopes and Cards
244 The Herschell Card-Stabbing Trick
245 Almost a “Miracle”
246 The Three Heaps
248 A Friendly Pair
249 The Flying Card
250 Invisible Travelling



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