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By the Great Ovette, "Being a Collection of Easily Built Tricks and Small Illusions". Illustrated by Thomas M. Libonati.
Joseph Ovette was a top ranking magician in his day. He knew what was practical from his own experience as a successful performer. In this excellent book, Ovette gives you the "cream" of many effects used in his own shows. All the tricks can easily be built of any materials you have handy and with the simplest of tools. You will find many tricks in this well illustrated book that will help improve your act, whether you are an amateur or professional.
The Great Ovette: short biography
A Novel Opening Number: Dove and Rabbit production from bowls
The Waterless Tube: a can is filled with water, but a ribbon pours out and baby chicks are produced
Magic Bunny Rings: three rings are placed on a tray and covered with another tray. Top tray is removed, and a rabbit appears.
The Oriental Bead Rack: tool to force a color
The Oriental Tube: confetti to rabbit illusion
Stack of Fish Bowls: inexpensive bowl production
Bunny Production Box: how to build it
The Traveling Silks: silks travel from one paper bag to another
On Again Off Again: follow up with four silks
Bird and Cage: dove vanishes from newspaper and appears in box
The Vanishing Lamp: lamp vanishes under a cloth
Bird and Cage Illusion: Canary and silk transpose
Candle and Fan: fan vanishes and a candle has changed into the fan
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Author: The Great OvetteSoftbound book. 30 pages.Originally published 1944 by Sam Berland