Cramer, Stuart: Germain The Wizard And His Legerdemain
©1966 Buffum Publishing Corporation, Goleta
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5x8", 152 pages
Germain the Wizard
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Comments (JayandLefty): Filled with explanations of superb effects, and one of the greatest magic biographies ever written. Stuart Cramer recounts the life story of the grand artiste of magic, Karl Germain, and details the techniques of dozens of Germain's routines.
Available as an e-Book from The Miracle Factory. Not to be confused with Miracle Factory's expanded biography "Germain the Wizard".

Contents (numbers are not page numbers):

Preface

1 Chapter 1
2 Basket of Flowers Production
3 Appearing Cards
4 The Expanding Card
5 Silks and Soup Plates
6 Substitution Trunk
7 Drugstore Magic
8 Contact Mindreading

9 Chapter 2
10 An Eggstraordinary Eggsperiment
11 Complete Mental Telegraphy Act
12 The Obedient Spinning Coin

13 Chapter 3
14 The Rising Cards
15 Germain’s Egyptian Clock Dial

16 Chapter 4
17 The Mystery of Malabar Illusion
18 Dove to Candy
19 A Feathery Publicity Stunt
20 Idea for Vanishing a Lady
21 Miser’s Dream

22 Chapter 5
23 Kellar Flower Trick Improved
24 The Wizard Gardener
25 Witch’s Hat Production
26 Germain’s Famous Flower Growth

27 Chapter 6
28 The Butterfly
29 Dr Faustus Black-Art Act
30 Cabinet of Cagliosto Illusion

31 Chapter 7
32 A Pupil in Magic
33 The First Rabbit Tray
34 A Busker’s Baffler
35 Magical Mocha
36 Ching Ling Foo Ribbon
37 Mindreading à la Braille

38 Chapter 8
39 Magical Transportation
40 Faust’s Padlock
41 Tip-Up Table Trick

42 Chapter 9
43 Rhadama, Bride of the Nile
44 An Idea for the Asrah Illusion
45 The Vanishing Lamp
46 The Handkerchief that Always Comes Back

47 Chapter 10
48 Dancing Table
49 The Hand of the Hamadryad
50 Torn-and-Restored Cigarette Paper for TV

51 Chapter 11
52 Four Methods for Ring on Wand
53 Two Person Book Test
54 Mysterious Water Faucet

55 Chapter 12
56 Mentalism With Spoons
57 Novel Coin Vanish
58 The Great Vanishing Horse Illusion

59 Chapter 13
60 Batter Up!
61 Guinea Pig to Bottle
62 Card Stabbing
63 The Monkey’s Paw

64 Chapter 14
65 Ribbons and Roses
66 Ring from Hand to Hand

67 Epilogue


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