Karr, Todd (ed): The Adventures of Winston Freer
©2008 The Miracle Factory
PDF format on CD, over 200 pages
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The Adventures of Winston Freer
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Comments (Miracle Factory): Winston Freer (1910-1981) was one of magic's cleverest inventors. This CD collects 200 pages of material with 50 effects, combining Freer's booklets and articles, an incredible collection of his letters, memorabilia, news items, sketches, and notes to provide an unprecedented look at this brilliant creator. You'll even see a brief video of Freer performing his suspension in 1941!

Contents (numbers are not page numbers)

1 Index
2 The Adventures of Winston Freer Todd Karr
3 Film clip of Freer performing his suspension in 1941

4 Aladdin’s Miracles (1931-5)
5 Hokum
6 The Bare Hand Vanish Of Rice
7 A Wrinkle In A Bottle
8 The Ghost Lines
9 Amputation
10 The Magic Nails
11 The Cuff Drop
12 The Sleight That Fooled Downs
13 The One-Hand Tray
14 How To Tie A Turban
15 The Aladdin Impromptu Levitation Gimmick
16 The Rugs Of Brahma
17 The Gong Of Vishnu
18 Burning A Newspaper By Fanning It

19 Freer’s Exclusive Effects
20 Aladdin Oriental Gimmick
21 Alagen Rope Mysteries
22 Alagen Rope, Master Muscle, And Tug-Of-War Rope
23 Be-Deviled Egg
24 Boomerang Fish
25 Chinaman’s Chance
26 Double-Punch Knot And Ring Mystery
27 First Finger Of Fate
28 For Your Own Amazement
29 Freezing Ice In The Hand
30 Popping Corn In Flames
31 Single-Hand Color Change
32 They're All Jacks!
33 Tile Deal
34 Tripalteration
35 Triple-Cut Rope Trick

36 The 17 Fundamental Effects Of Magic (1941)
37 Essay
38 Workbook

39 The Maxam Ring Illusion (1941)

40 25 Rice Bowl Methods (1954)
41 Index
42 Atmosphere
43 Bowls Of Brahma
44 Bowl-Eggs
45 Bowls Of Confucius
46 Maxam Glass Bean Bowls
47 Rice Suspension

48 Compiled Magic Of Doc Maxam (1954)
49 Foreword
50 My Impromptu Gimmick Case
51 The New Century Thumb Tie
52 There’s Always Something
53 Beat The Devil Pillars
54 Chinese Ladder Puzzle
55 Calendrumatics
56 How To Make The Most Of Your Magic, Part 1
57 Improved Needle Threading
58 The New Century Thimble Routine
59 How To Make The Most Of Your Magic, Part 2
60 Magic To The Rescue
61 Doc’s 32nd Case
62 The Inexpensive And Efficient Program
63 Freezing Ice In The Hand
64 Moëbius Strip

65 Freer In The News
66 Percy Abbott, “real Magic,” Tops, September 1939
67 Sid Lorraine, “sid Lorraine’s Chatter,” Tops, October 1939
68 Brunel White, “about Magicians,” World’s Fair, October 28, 1939
69 Ted Annemann, “editrivia,” The Jinx, January 20, 1940
70 Ted Annemann, “editrivia,” The Jinx, February 3, 1940
71 Brunel White, “about Magicians,” World’s Fair, March 9, 1940
72 Brunel White, “about Magicians,” World’s Fair, July 20, 1940
73 “the Most Talked Of Man In Magic,” The Linking Ring, August 1941
74 “marc Tyme,” “fooled ’41 Fashion,” The Linking Ring, August 1941
75 Santa Claus Cartoon, The Linking Ring, December 1941
76 Norwich (Ny) Sun, October 27, 1948, Garden Party Report
77 Vermont Sunday News, January 1, 1950, School Show Report
78 Nashua (New Hampshire) Telegraph, December 1, 1950, School Show Notice
79 Lowell (Massachusetts) Sun, December 6, 1950, School Show Notice
80 Martin Elz, “winston Freer At Ring 12,” The Linking Ring, December 1950
81 U F Grant, “this And That,” The Linking Ring, February 1958

82 Fragments Of Freer

83 Letters From Winston Freer

84 Freer's Notes


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