Close-Up Magic Secrets

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Move objects with your mind, pass coins through tables, escape police restraints, and reveal other people's thoughts! Diamond Jim Tyler shows how to transform an ordinary act into a truly entertaining show. Learn 29 routines that include several original tricks as well as many tried-and-true crowd pleasers. 

Written for beginners and used by pros, this guide is designed for illusionists performing in small venues — bars, restaurants, and other places where audiences will be watching from close range. Its tricks for every type of magician include a variety of routines involving cards, money, fire, mind-reading, and comedy. Diamond Jim offers tips on patter and a helpful glossary of magic jargon. More than 300 photographs illustrate his easy-to-follow instructions.


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This table of contents shows the effects included in this book:


Pg 13     The Gunslinger

Pg 18     New Age Spellbound

Pg 23     One-Armed Aces

Pg 27     The Hitchhiker

Pg 29     Baseball Diamond

Pg 32     The FBI Trick

Pg 39     Paperweight

Pg 43     Finger Ring & String

Pg 53     Soaring Straw

Pg 59     Comedy Shuffling Routine

Pg 63     Invisible Thumbscrews

Pg 65     Cat and Mouse

Pg 68     Fireball

Pg 72     Mathemagic

Pg 76     The Animated Cardbox

Pg 81     Three Burnt Matches

Pg 84     Burning Impression

Pg 87     Trapdoor Coins

Pg 91     Diamond Back

Pg 97     Reel Fun

Pg 101   Frog Hair

Pg 104   Sacring of Wicca

Pg 109   The Smoking Spoon

Pg 113   Diamond’s Dazzler

Pg 116   Nimble Corks

Pg 119   Wise Guy’s Can’t Count

Pg 121   Whatever It Takes

Pg 127   Pieces of Eight

Pg 138   The Birthday Bill


Pg 175   About The Author