Merlin, Jean: Rope Series, Part 3; Three Big Rope
Comments: Part three of the
lecture, with three rope routines. Instruction is provided by J.
Hodges' illustrations only, there is no text. Uses just ropes, no
©1973 Jean Merlin, Paris, France
Paper, comb-bound, 24 pages, 8.5x11"
Contents (numbers are not page
numbers; descriptions from Denny & Lee's Magic)
1 Rope Chain: two sets of three ropes each are seen tied in a bundle.
All are untied and retied, leading to six lengths in one chain. The
knots vanish, leaving one short, one medium, and one long rope.
2 Jean Merlin's Professor's Nightmare Routine
3 Dollar Monte Rope: large bill is tied to a long rope. Long rope and a
short rope are placed in a bag, and the spectator always chooses the