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Corinda: The Nail Writer Swami Gimmick
©1958 Corinda's Magic Studio, London
Softcover, sadde-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 25 pages
The Nail Writer
              Swami Gimmick
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The Swami Gimmick
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Corinda: Step One The Swami Gimmick

Comments: Step One in Corinda's Series Thirteen Steps to Mentalism. The other steps are: 2 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading; 3 Mnemonics and Mental Systems; 4 Predictions; 5 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes; 6 Billets; 7 Book Tests and Supplement; 8 Two Person Telepathy; 9 Mediumistic Stunts; 10 Card Tricks; 11 Question and Answer Readings; 12 Publicity Stunts; 13 Patter and Presentation

Contents:

4 Different Types of Writers
4 A - Described As The Swami Gimmick
4 B - Described as C Type
5 C - Described as The Band Writer
5 D - Described as the Overnail Writer
5 E - Described as an Adhesive Writer
6 F - Described as the Thumbtip Nailwriter
6 Points to Consider With All Types
6 How to Use Your Swami Gimmick
6 Getting the Gimmick Into Position for Use
8 How to Handle the Gimmick When It Is On
8 What to Write On - the Right Type of Card
8 How to HOld the Card Before, During and After Writing
10 The Technique of Writing
10 The Style of Writing and What to Write
11 Section Two: Special Techniques
11 The Use of Different Colours
12 The Window Envelope
12 The Carbon Impression Technique
13 The Ink Writer
13 Preparation of the Prediction
14 The Fingernail
14 Alternative Methods of Holding the Card
15 The Visible Pencil
16 Section Three: Modesty and Mentalism Mixes
16 Conclusion

17 Tricks With a Swami Gimmick
17 No. 1 The Spectator as the Telepathist
17 No. 2 First Variation of the No. 1 Principle
17 No. 3 Second Variation of the No. 1 Principle
18 No. 4 Straight to the Point
18 No. 5 A Stage Trick
19 No. 7 A Card Trick
19 No. 8 Living and Dead
19 No. 9 A Close Up Quickie
19 No. 10 Two Person Telepathy
20 No. 11 A Mediumistic Effect
20 No. 12 Time and Space, and Informal Effect
21 No. 13 The Card in Glass
21 No. 14 The Week Ahead Prediction
22 No. 15 Another Publicity Stunt
22 No. 16 The Seven Chairs
22 No. 17 Any Date of the Year
22 No. 18 The White Swami
23 No. 19 The Sex Detector
23 No. 20 Headline Predictions
23 No. 21 Topical Effects
23 No. 22 A First Class Newspaper Test
24 No. 23 Dartboard Prediction
24 No. 24 Matches or Cigarettes



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