Milbourne Christopher: Varied Deceptions

Christopher, Milbourne: Varied Deceptions
©1953 Harry Stanley, Unique Magic Studio
Hardcover, 185 pages
Varied Deceptions
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Contents:

1 Chapter 1 Mental Magic
2 In the Crystal
3 Ball-Point Prediction
4 Palm Writing
5 Torn Centre Application
6 Blindfold Vision
7 Third Sight
8 Chalk Mark Telepathy
9 Think of a Man
10 Find the Pin
11 Chairback Transmission
12 Getting the Chalk
13 Colours
14 Afterthought
15 Super Date Sense
16 Stage Version
17 Predicting the Winner

18 2 CLOSE-UP CONJURING
19 Flame Up
20 A Glass Vanish
21 My Glass Through Table
22 Hilliard's Handling
23 Spots That Pass
24 Sponge Ball Routine
25 Two and One
26 One
27 Two
28 Three
29 Go
30 Climax
31 Variations
32 The CK Vanish
33 Hold-up Use
34 Other Uses
35 Silver to Gold
36 Suddenly—a Cigarette
37 Lighter to Match

38 3 ROPE WIZARDRY
39 Slade’s Knots Updated
40 Nailing the Knots
41 Under the Table
42 Behind Closed Doors
43 Fourth Dimension
44 A Novel Restoration
45 Another Rope Routine
46 Multiplying Ropes
47 Ropes Through Coat
48 The Knotted Rings
49 The Magic Keys
50 Johnson’s Encore
51 The Ring Escape
52 Through the Neck
53 Variations

54 4 MONEY MAGIC
55 A Change of Value
56 The Dime Detective
57 Dollars on the Ceiling
58 Bag to Bag
59 Visible Passage
60 Bill in Cigarette

61 5 HANDKERCHIEF HOCUS POCUS
62 Silk Sorcery
63 Silk from Smoke
64 Foulard Production
65 Paper to Bouquet
66 Rope from Smoke
67 Silk in the News
68 Variations
69 Long Stockings
70 Torn Newspaper Topper
71 Production Climax
72 Two Silks
73 Flowers and Beer
74 Light Touch
75 Robert-Houdin’s Vanish
76 Warm Weather Opening
77 The Silk in the Case
78 The Sensitised Silk
79 The Pips Pass
80 The Jumping Silks
81 Phantom Tube
82 Silk Change
83 Tips on Silk Change
84 Silk and Ring
85 Further Variations
86 Colour Blend

87 6 MAGIC IN THE CARDS
88 Jumbo Climax
89 Ande’s Aces
90 The Trick
91 Variation
92 Super Stab
93 Triple Choice
94 The Bend Away
95 A Sure Bet
96 On Top
97 Card In Coin Purse
98 Card in Pocket
99 Card in Cracker
100 Further Tips
101 Through the Cup
102 Pocket Pass
103 The Backward Card Slate

104 7 STAGE AND TV TRICKS
105 The Clock Vanishes
106 Egg a la Christopher
107 Red Ashes Climax
108 Grosini’s Colourful Opening
109 Burning a Handkerchief
110 The Bunny Bowl
111 Notes
112 Flowers from the Flame
113 Non-Tangle Bouquets
114 Safety-Pin Tip
115 Flowers from Cones
116 Scotch Tape Aid
117 Finger-Tip Flowers
118 Slide Power
119 Loading Spring Flowers
120 Paper to Flowers

121 8 NOVELTY MAGIC
122 Tricky Road Sign
123 Background
124 Tricky Nickel
125 Variations
126 Patter Ideas
127 Other Coins
128 Lamarque’s Passe Passe
129 Miser’s Dream With Balls
130 With a Box
131 A New Egg Bag
132 The Jumping Light Bulb
133 Cups and Balls Load
134 Coloured Ball Passe
135 Beale’s Baffler
136 Kayton’s Ghost Writer
137 In the Mind
138 Table by Magic
139 Table from Purse
140 Making a Table
141 Tabletop to Hat
142 Top Hat
143 Cane and Flowers
144 Combustible Candle

145 9 BEHIND THE CURTAIN
146 The Magic of Applause
147 Applause Cues
148 Obvious Signals
149 Dante’s Method
150 Polite Applause
151 The Last Trick
152 Special Techniques
153 The Easy Way
154 The Applause Habit
155 Stopping Applause
156 The Claque
157 Final Thought
158 Magic for Adults
159 Close-up
160 Clubs and Hotels
161 Theatres
162 Television
163 Your Family
164 Your Patter
165 Taste
166 Two of a Kind
167 Success
168 Magic for Children
169 Participation
170 Taboos
171 Pleasing Parents
172 Humour
173 Give-aways
174 Applause
175 Sucker Tricks
176 Presents
177 Volunteers
178 Curiosity
179 Routines
180 Close-up
181 Stage Routine
182 Television Routine
183 Mental Routine
184 Experience



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