Chapman, Frank: Chap's Scrapbook
©1938/1940 Frank Chapman
Softcover, stapled-manuscript, 8.5x11", various
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©1985 Magico Magazine, NY (1 volume reprint)
Hardcover, 96 pages
Chap's Scrapbook
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Chap's Scrapbook
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Comments: Chap's Scrapbook was a a hand-typed, self illustrated magazine by Frank Chapman that contained mostly close-up magic. It ran from July 1938 to June 1940 and featured some material by Charlie Miller and Nate Leipzig. (from MagicPedia). The volumes were collected into a single volume and published by Magico, and is available as an e-book from The Miracle Factory.

Contents:

2 Issue  1, July 1938
2 Pleased to Meet You: introduction
3 Darn Clever These Chinese: torn and restored ticket with aid of a coin
4 Tap-Tap: marble vanish
4 Purse Mys'Try: silk and coin purse

5 Issue 2 August 1938
5 Thank You
5 Just a Cigarette
6 Boutonniere (Bill Larsen)
6 Flash Color-Change Silk
7 Mr. Clubb Goes Berserk
8 It's the Climax That Counts

9 Issue 3 September 1938
9 Let's Get Straight!
10 The Human Pump: using a Water Can, cup, cards
11 With Silk (Howard Warringer)
12 Fan It!

13 Issue 4 October 1938
13 The Man With the Pipe
13 Dr. Ervin's Straw Trick
14 Cocktail Pix
15 Smart Coin Trick
15 Bull's Eye! (T. Page Wright)

17 Issue 5 November 1938
17 What Do You Think?
17 Disintegrosphere
18 Watch-In-Loaf

21 Issue 6 December 1938
21 Screwball
21 Obedient Silks (Howard Warringer)
22 SelectoSilko
23 Dr. Ervin's Psychic Cigarette
23 Psychic Slate Mystery

26 Issue 7 January 1939
26 Contest Winners!
26 Capture of Black Carew
27 Puff
28 Sucker Coins (Frank Chapman, Paul Morris)
28 For Magi Only! (Bill Larsen)
29 Oriental Papers

30 Issue 8 February 1939
30 Home, Sweet Home
31 En Route
31 Yogi Stuff
31 Emergency Card In Wallet
32 Picture of a Prophet (Frank Chapman, Jack Keyes)
33 Again - The Cigarette From Nowhere

34 Issue 9 March 1939
34 Amator
35 Scoop!!! (Art Lyle)
34 It's A Date
35 Like Mawe Makes (C.R. Mawe)
36 Bamboo! (R.D. Spraker Jr.)

37 Issue 10 April 1939
37 Odds & Ends
38 When Your Number Turns Up
39 Kontact!
40 By Request - The Card in the Matchbox

41 Issue 11 May 1939
41 More Odds & Ends
42 Doctor Rothbart's Thought Transmission
43 A Coin Load (Dr. E.G. Ervin)
44 Resuscitated Cigarette (Howard Warringer)

45 Issue 12 June 1939
45 Curtain Calls
46 Corker (Bob Weill)
46 Lyle's Coin Vanish
47 Impromptu Match Routine
48 John B. Ward's Pencil & Peg Mystery

49 Volume II

49 Issue 13 July 1939
49 Prelude to Act II
50 Itzariot!
50 He Can't Fool Me
52 Gags & Gimmicks
52 - Hats All Right (Art Lyle)
52 - Magnetized Plate (Dr. Ervin)
52 - The Floating Cigarette (Chapman)

53 Volume II Issue 14 August 1939
53 Hindu Turban Mystery - Club Version (Dr. Harlan Tarbell)
55 Sure, I'm da Phantom! So What?
56 Gags & Gimmicks
56 - Phoney Telepathy (Len Barker)
56 - Sugar Lumps (Dr. L. Rothbart)
56 - Crystal Gag (Chapman)

57 Volume II Issue 15 September 1939
57 Famous Moth Trick (Fred Robert)
59 The Bashful Bartender (Warringer)
60 Gags & Gimmicks
60 - Color Waves (Brainerd Baker)
60 - The Makin's (Chapman)
60 - Match-Ic Numbers (Chapman)
60 The Phantom (Harry Opel): poem

61 Volume II Issue 16 October 1939
61 Knife Thru Coat (John. B. Ward)
62 Impaled (Joe Ovette)
63 X Marks The Spot (Dr. L. Rothbart)
64 Gags & Gimmicks
64 - Cig in Bottle (Quong Yen)
64 - Vanishing Glass on Wand (Chapman)
64 The Phantom (P U)

65 Volume II Issue 17 November 1939
65 X-Clusive Card Combination (M.F. Zens)
67 Niteclub Silk Production (Joe Ovette)
68 Gags & Gimmicks
68 - Reverse 20th Century (R.D. Spraker Jr.)
68 - Here's How! (Dr. Ervin)
68 - A Tip for Your Tip (Al Cerwin)
68 - Boo-Matchpac (H. Warringer)
68 The Phantom

69 Volume II Issue 18 December 1939
69 Master of Will (Eddie Clever)
71 Flash Card Production (Tommy Tucker)
71 The Fastest Trick in the World
72 Restored Rope #7,643,999 (Art Lyle)

73 Volume II Issue 19 January 1940
73 From the Pen of Leipzig
74 Surprise Sponge Climax (Dr. L. Rothbart)
75 A Penny Sucker (Ovette)
75 Bad-Egg Bag (Chapman)
76 Utility Card Stealing Apparatus (Howard Warringer)
76 Performance Counts!

77 Volume II Issue 20 February 1940
77 Visible Thimble Penetration (John B. Ward)
78 Comedy of Errors (Geo. Pearce)
79 Beats the Band! (Dr. L. Rothbart)
79 Match-Ic Manipulation (Ovette)
80 Silk-'N-Coin Productdion (Warringer)
80 Making 'Modern Magic Catalogs' Modern

81 Volume II Issue 21 March 1940
81 The Flashing Fetish (Warringer)
84 Nine From Three (Dr. Ervin)
84 Bombay Propaganda (Dr. Ervin)
84 Coin Go (Art Lyle)
84 Long Hairs (Art Lyle)
84 French Safes (Art Lyle)

85 Volume II Issue 22 April 1940
85 Cigars (Sid Lorraine)
86 Troseth's Famous Three Card Routine
87 A Lulu! (Joseph Ovette)
88 Coin In Bottle (Jim Muir)

89 Volume II Issue 23 May 1940
89 The O-So-Easy Torn & Restored Strip of Paper
90 Ovette's Paper Strip Tear
91 A Drink and a Smoke (Chapman)
91 Cocktail Cup Routine (Bud Spraker)
92 The Spectre Slate! (Dr. L. Rothbart)
92 Tips (Dr. Ervin)

93 Volume II Issue 24 June 1940
93 Showmanship
94 My Cups and Balls (Charles Miller)
95 Aerial Card Production (Tommy Tucker)
96 A Headline Egg-Bag Routine (Geo. E. Pearce)
96 In Reverse! (Doctor E.G. Ervin)



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