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Fitzkee, Dariel: Misdirection for Magicians
©1935 Dariel Fitzkee, CA
Softcover, stapled manuscript, 8.5x11", 69 pages
Misdirection for Magicians
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Dariel Fitzkee: Misdirection for Magicians

Comments:An earlier version of the more complete Magic by Misdirection, of 1945

Contents:

3 Aldeberonticitisficiformio, Also Abracadabra: intro
7 Misdirection for Magicians
10 Shepherd's Glass Trick
12 "OH, I Didn't Want You To Look at it!"
16 The Levitation
18 Misdirection
20 The Ingredients of Misdirection
21 - Diversion
22 - Distraction
23 - Simulation and Dissimulation
23 - Anticipation
23 Examples
26 The Tarbell Rope Trick
26 The Cards to the Pocket
27 The Linking Rings
28 Basic Theory
32 The Diversion, How Accomplished
36 The Fish Bowl Production
38 The Vanishing Bowl
39 The Stack of Bowls
40 The Quality of Diversion
41 Distraction
42 Diversify Your Expedients
42 An Example of Analyzing a Trick - Everywhere and Nowhere
46 Analyze Your Own Tricks
47 The Mechanics of Misdirection
48 Misdirection With Properties
51 Misdirection With Sleights
57 Putting the Effect Together
59 On Acting
63 Some Aids in Misdirection


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