Party Magic from the Magic Castle by Leo Behnke (Used 1980 1st edition)

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Behnke, Leo (ed): Party Magic from the Magic Castle
©1980 The Magic Castle; Pub. J. P. Tarcher Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Hardcover, 239 pages
119 Illustrations
Book is in good condition HOWEVER is lacking the dustjacket.

Contents:

11 Foreword (Bill Larsen)
13 Preface (Leo Behnke)
15 Chapter 1 The Magic Castle
16The Magic Castle: brief history
21 Chapter 2 The Presentation of Magic
22 Learning Magic
23 The Two Basic Laws
24 The Effects
25 Misdirection
25 The Show
27 How to Do Magic at Parties
29 Chapter 3 Impromptu Time
30 At the Table
30 - On Edge: balancing a glass
32 - Calendar Add-On (Sandy Spillman): mathematical trick
33 - A Fine Touch: balancing stunts
35 - Easy Vanish: table-knife vanish
37 - Spud Puncher (Mardoni): stunt
39 - Lot's Trick: salt trick
41 - Porous Plate: breadballs up through the table
44 At Any Time
44 - Penetrating Matches
47 - Spotted Matches
49 - Match the Mark: ashes trick
51 - Homing Match with a matchbook
53 - Foresight (John Booth): determining number of matches
55 - Impossible Coin Vanish: with handkerchief
57 - Jumping Rubber Band (Lloyd Jones)
59 Betchas
59 - Too Many Triangles
60 - Twirling Dervish
61 - Balancing the Budget
61 - Counting Cards
62 - Your Move!
63 - Everyone Knows
63 - Don't Drop It
64 - Holdup
64 - Phalangeal Leverage
65 - Your Star Bet
66 - Round and Round
67 Chapter 4 Over the Telephone
68 This Next Card Is Mine (Jack Hurlbut)
69 Indicator Card
71 Dealing Together
73 Countdown
75 Spelling Your Way
78 Triple Threat
81 One of Many
84 And More, Besides!
86 With a Friend
87 Dr. Arcana (Clark Wirthlin)
88 Tone of Your Voice
91 Don't Answer
93 Three Objects
95 Chapter 5 Playing Cards
96 Impromptu
96 - Ace Pile-Up
98 - Five Cards Down
100 - The Deck Predicts
102 - Mysterious Twelve
104 - Two-Pile Mixup
106 At the Table
106 - Do As I Do
108 - Triple Do As I Do
111 - Jeweled (Marvyn Roy)
114 - The Lady Changes
117 - Subway Aces
122 Parlor Routines
122 - Which Pocket?
125 - Pair Premonition
127 - Vanishing Joker (Lin Searles)
130 - Loyalty of the Aces (Snag Werris)
133 - A Hand-Puppet Routine (Shari Lewis): with patter
137 Chapter 6 Borrowing a Handkerchief
138 Hypnotized Handkerchief (Mark Wilson)
140 Coffee for One: production
142 A Put-On: looped handkerchief appears on rope tied between wrists
144 Tied Release: escape
146 Handkerchief Off Rope: quick release
148 Penetrating Hank: through wrist
151 A Fold-Up Rabbit: hand puppet
153 Coins From Hank: production
157 Chapter 7 For the Entire Group
158 Setting the Show
160 The Afghan Bands
162 Silkola Bag (Aldini): silk vanishes and is found in soda bottle
164 Confetti Spaghetti: ribbon (serpentine) production
166 The Personality Egg (Eugene E. Gloye): egg penetrates handkerchief on glass
168 Penny in Orange (Sammy Mckay)
171 Triple Ribbon Transpo: with matchboxes
174 Beans in a Bag: cards predict number of beans in a bag
177 Turban Mystery: cut and restored
181 Hand to Hand: borrowed ring transposes from one hand to the other
183 Chapter 8 Spooky Spirits
184 Poltergeist Bell: dancing bell behind handkerchief
186 Dracula Card Trick (Byron Walker): requires a commercial toy, but could be adapted
188 Living Vibration (John Booth): living and dead test
190 Message from Gandalf: message appears on blank card
192 Trapped Spirits: a message turns into a ghost
194 Nocturnal Book Test: with dice and a matchbox
198 Spooks in the Dark: though your hands are tied, objects move about
201 Chapter 9 Magic of the Mind
202 Dark Divination: confederate
203 Self-Hypnosis Card Trick (Mal Cook): finding a card lost in the deck
205 Where Is It?: finding the bill under one of three containers
208 Add'Em Up: mathematical
210 Your Card Is ...: using a mathematical grid
212 Business Card (Henry Fields): card that is left is the one initialed by the spectator
214 Book by Chance: another book test
216 Cassette Speaking (Gerald Kosky): self working
219 Classified Thoughts: newspaper trick
223 Chapter 10 Coin Magic
224 Watch It Go (Neil Martin Lester): handkerchief vanish
226 Returning Home: vanished coin back in matchbox
228 Making Change: half dollar to change
230 Hidden Coins: determine coin under matchbox
232 Hank to Hank: coin vanishes from one to be found in the other
235 Magicians' Gallery: a brief biography of the 19 contributors to this book
239 Bibliography/Sources: a few recommended books and resources

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