Hugard, Jean: Thimble Magic
©1955 Fourth Printing, Louis Tannen, NY
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 6x9", 44 pages
Thimble Magic
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Contents:

3 Chapter 1 Thaumaturgy
3 Technical Terms: thumb-palm, back-palm, etc.
4 The Basic Sleight, Thumb Palm No. 1
5 Finger Practice
5 To Vanish a Thimble
6 Easy Moves with One Thimble: No. 1, 2, 3, 4
6 Moves with Two Thimbles: No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
7 The Multiplying Thimbles (Mr. Roterberg): uses 8 thimbles

9 Chapter II Advanced Sleights
9 Thumb-Palm No. II
10 Thumb-Palm No. III
10 Thumb-Palm No. IV
11 Thumb-Palm No. V
11 Thumb-Palm Variation
11 Hook Vanish No. I
12 Hook Vanish No. II
13 Second Finger Palm
13 Fadeaway Palm
13 Back-Palm No. 1: From Middle Finger
14 Back-Palm No. 2: From the Thumb Tip
14 Back-Palm No. 3: From the Fork of the Thumb
15 Finger-Clip No. 1: At the Front of the Hand
15 Finger-Clip No. 2: At the Back of the Hand
16 Acquitments No. 1: From Thumb-Palm to Thumb Palm Using 2nd Finger
16 Acquitments No. 2: From Thumb-Palm in Right Hand
17 Acquitments No. 3: From Thumb-Palm to Back of Wrist
17 Acquitments No. 4: From Right Little Finger
18 Acquitments No. 5: From the Thumb
18 Acquitments No. 6: Thumb-Palm to Thumb-Palm Using Left Thumb
19 Acquitments No. 7: From Little Finger to Finger-Palm
19 Acquitments No. 8: For Two Thimbles at Once
20 Vest Acquitment No. 1: Vest Vanish From Little Finger
20 Vest Acquitment No. 2: Vest Vanish Using the Thumb
20 Advanced Finger Practice
21 Finger Practice Effect: A novel way to to introduce thimble manipulations

22 Chapter III Production of the First Thimble
22 Various Methods: No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
23 Various Moves for Routine
23 1 - Through the Hand
23 2 - Swallowed and Pulled From Throat
24 3 - Two Quick Moves
24 4 - Production From the Mouth
24 5 - A Thumb Steal
25 6 - A "Victor"ious Vanish
25 7 - A "Sucker" Vanish
26 8 - Up the Arm
26 9 - Taps
26 10 - Two For One
27 11 - From Hand to Hand and Back Again
27 12 - Four Thimbles From Hand to Hand

28 Chapter IV Some Flourishes
28 Plop
28 Amputation
29 The Elastic Finger

29 Chapter V Thimble Through Silk
29 Method No. 1
30 Method No. 2
30 Method No. 3
31 Method No. 4 With a Faked Thimble

31 Chapter VI Color Changes
31 Color Changes No. 1 to No. 8

34 Chapter VII Various Routines
35 Routine 1 (Mr. James Shannon): with 11 thimbles all the same color
35 Routine 2 (Mr. Ivor Smith): uses a black art table, and red, white, and blue thimbles
37 Routine With Nested Thimbles

39 Chapter VIII Catching Thimbles A La Miser's Dream
39 Special Thimbles
40 Jumbo Thimbles
41 Half Thimbles
41 Apparatus Tricks
42 Liason Trick

42 Chapter IX Production and Vanish of Four Thimbles Simultaneously
42 Moves
43 Routine
44 Finish



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