Big Book of Magic Tricks (Dover Books on Magic) by Karl Fulves

By Karl Fulves

Discover ways to do excellent feats with few or no props and at least sleight of hand. tips with playing cards, cash and twine, comedy magic, psychological dexterity and lots more and plenty extra, together with professional suggestion on mental misdirection and dramatic presentation. «The most sensible e-book but on easy-to-do magic.» — Martin Gardner. 247 black-and-white illustrations.

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Big Book of Magic Tricks (Dover Books on Magic)

Discover ways to do fantastic feats with few or no props and at the least sleight of hand. methods with playing cards, cash and twine, comedy magic, psychological dexterity and lots more and plenty extra, together with professional recommendation on mental misdirection and dramatic presentation. «The top booklet but on easy-to-do magic. » — Martin Gardner.

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Place end A with end B of the single and hold these with your A D 8 A c B THE MAGIC BOOK 1/ 48 right hand. Place your left forefinger on the center of the intertwined bills to keep them in place on the table. " Then explain that you will try to pass the buck - that is, the dollar bill - right through the five­ dollar bill. Slowly and gently pull on the dollar bill and it will seem to melt through the five-dollar bill. Not aKnot These next three tricks use just a piece of string. The string should be a bout 36" long.

M ethod: The match puzzle is itself an example of how a spectator will place constraints on a problem and actu­ ally make the problem harder to solve than it really is. It is these unnecessary constraints that make the puzzle THE HAND IS SMARTER THAN THE EYE 0 27 impossible to solve, but remove the mental constraints and the solution becomes childishly simple. When you hand the six matches to the spectator by tossing them onto the table before him, he assumes that the matches must remain flat on the table in the con­ struction of the triangle.

Turn these two glasses over and stop . All three glasses will be mouth down, as indicated in figure 69. It is now the spectator's turn. Turn the center glass (B) over so you match the positions in figure 70. Repeat the conditions : in three moves, turning over a pair of glasses on each move, the spectator must cause all three glasses to turn mouth down, just as you did. It may seem easy, but it's impossible. ­ @ THE MAGIC BOOK Q 52 yours. W hen you turned the center glass over to arrive at the positions shown in figure 70, you set the glasses exactly opposite to the starting position you used.

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