Tarbell Course in Magic
On-line index compiled by Dennis Michael; Edited by Phineas Spellbinder

Lessons in Volume 7

84. More Mental Magic 90. Illusions
85. Card Magic 91. Late Arrivals
86. Rope Magic Last Word
87. Novelty Magic Title Index Vols. 1-7
88. Money Magic Name Index Vols. 1-7
89. Silk Magic Category Index Vols. 1-7

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Lesson # - Page # Brief Description Category 1 Category 2 Inventor
More Mental Magic
Lesson-84-21 More Mental Magic      
Lesson-84-21 The Telepathic Pill boxes: chosen box reveals color Mentalism   Eric Robin
Lesson-84-24 Pavel's Predicta Rope: Spectator ties 3 color rope. Magician pulls rope from bag in same order. Mentalism Rope Pavel Pomezný
Lesson-84-26 Bergson's Non-Center Tear: Method to read written selection Mentalism   Syd Bergson
Lesson-84-29 Spirit Transposition: Mini Slate Routine Mentalism   Orville Meyer
Lesson-84-31 Overdrawn: 100 One dollar bills placed in hat, some are removed, Magician knows how many Mentalism   Doc Boston
Lesson-84-32 Louis Phillips' Calcutta: Geographic card location found on map Mentalism   Louis Phillips
Lesson-84-34 Addition Prediction: 5x5 math grid Mentalism   Mickey MacDougall's Presentation
Lesson-84-37 Ed Schuman's Sightless Sight: business card revelation Mentalism   Ed Schuman
Lesson-84-40 Ken Beale's Triple ESP Prediction: ESP cards Mentalism Cards Ken Beale
Lesson-84-44 You Read My Mind: One of 4 cards reversed and with red back Mentalism Cards Corvello & Alan Alan
Lesson-84-48 Ken Krenzel's Never Say Die: spectator rolls die, other spectator guesses, they match Mentalism Dice Ken Krenzel
Lesson-84-52 Mento Pen: Novel idea using Flair (TM) pen Mentalism   David S. Kotkin
Lesson-84-55 A Spectator Reads a Mind: spectator predicts card selection Mentalism Cards Stanley Jaks
Lesson-84-58 The Antique Medallion (Glenn Gravatt): written date found on coin Mentalism Coins Glenn Gravatt ...after Al Koran
Lesson-84-60 Classified Ad (Joe White): Random ad torn out, predicted in envelope Mentalism   Joe White
Lesson-84-62 Max Lister's Easy Message Reading: burnt message is read Mentalism   Max Lister
Card Magic
Lesson-85-64 Card Magic      
Lesson-85-64 Fred Lowe's Card In Glass: selected card found in inverted glass Cards   Fred Lowe
Lesson-85-67 Audley Walsh's 3 Card Monte: Matchbook marker Cards   Audley Walsh
Lesson-85-70 Barry Stevenson's Card in Wallet: Unprepared Wallet Cards   Barry Stevenson
Lesson-85-73 Bob Gunther's Repeat Card to Wallet: gimmicked Cards   Bob Gunther
Lesson-85-76 Eric Peterson's Card Prediction: Giant card on stand Cards   Eric Peterson
Lesson-85-79 Mel Jones' Shower of Cards: Cards thrown, selected card caught Cards   Mel Jones
Lesson-85-82 Ludor Fiedler's Sure Fire Force: gimmick card Cards   Ludor Fiedler
Lesson-85-84 X Equals Five: Paper shown with message. When folded, reveals card Cards   Herb Runge
Lesson-85-86 Die-Duction: dice added, total equals magician's card Cards Dice Dr. Leslie Albert
Lesson-85-91 Mental Thought Pin Up Girls: 6 blanks shown, spectator thinks: 4 are pin ups! Mentalism Card Cards   Gerald Kosky
Lesson-85-93 Oriental Decoder Prediction: Comedy Oriental writing Mentalism Card Cards   Gerald Kosky
Lesson-85-95 Orville Meyer's Miniscape: Laminated Mini Cards Shown, one selected, it falls off Cards   Orville Meyer
Lesson-85-98 Baxter-Lorayne Wrap Around Reverse: reversing card to middle Cards   Ian Baxter & Harry Lorayne
Lesson-85-100 Dave Lederman's Combo Gambling/Close-up Display Board: how to make Card Cards   Dave Lederman
Lesson-85-103 Bob Baxter's Rising and Vanishing Card: under a silk Cards   Bob Baxter
Lesson-85-105 Irving Berk's Card Forcing Box with ideas Cards   Irving Berk
Lesson-85-108 Alan Alan's Rising Cards: 'Dual Control' Cards   Alan Alan
Lesson-85-112 Mesmerised Cards: Fanned Cards suspended from hand (dual control) Cards   Alan Alan
Lesson-85-114 Bob McAllister's Bet A Dollar Color change Card Cards   Bob McAllister
Lesson-85-116 Topsy-Turvey Follow Me: Do as I Do Card Cards   Max Williams & Milton Tropp
Lesson-85-119 Tony Noice's Card Transpo: Instant transposition to middle of deck Cards   Tony Noice
Lesson-85-121 Rising Cards from Envelope: Bill Severn/Pete Biro: uses pencil Cards   Bill Severn & Pete Biro
Lesson-85-125 Nick Conticello's Seeing Thru the Deck Card Cards   Nick Conticello
Lesson-85-128 Two Hindu Forces of more than One Card: Barnhart/Lorayne Cards   Russell Barnhart & Harry Lorayne
Lesson-85-133 Boston Lorayne Card Change Cards   Doc Boston & Harry Lorayne
Lesson-85-135 Dennis Marks' Stripper Spin Revere: Stripper Deck sleight Card Cards   Dennis Marks
Lesson-85-137 Non Telephone Telephone Trick: cards discarded until only selected left Cards   Nick Conticello
Lesson-85-139 A Red and Black Separation: Red and Black packets mixed, separate Cards   Don Reavis
Rope Magic
Lesson-86-145 Rope Magic: provides general discussion, list of categories      
Lesson-86-145 Tarbell's Chinese Rope Chain: 6' rope tied in 3 loops, all cut and restored Rope   Harlan Tarbell
Lesson-86-147 Many Cut Rope Mystery: multiple cut and restored rope Rope   Harlan Tarbell
Lesson-86-150 Tarbell's Sympathetic Ropes: Ropes in bowl. Rope copies rope #2 knotting, cutting, etc. Rope   Harlan Tarbell
Lesson-86-153 Tarbell's Zip-Over Rope Mystery: straight and knotted ropes change places Rope   Harlan Tarbell
Lesson-86-156 Crocheting With Your Teeth: string cut, put in mouth, and restored Rope Rope    
Lesson-86-159 Borrowed Ring on Loop of String: Ring on String, knot disappears Rope   Joe Barnett
Novelty Magic
Lesson-87-163 Novelty Magic      
Lesson-87-163 Borrowed Ring In Box: Ring vanishes, found in box held by spectator Finger Ring   Arnold De Seiver
Lesson-87-167 TV Surprise: From handkerchief, 3 coins, 2 balls, 2 cigarettes, and matches appear. Then the matches and cigarettes disappear.     Jack Chanin
Lesson-87-171 Ed Mishell's Ribbon Cut: cut and restored Ribbon   Ed Mishell
Lesson-87-173 Electrostatic Cigarette: Swizzle stick moves cigarette by 'static electricity' Cigarette   Louis Tannen
Lesson-87-176 Glenn Gravatt's Word Matching: Word picked is matched by letter cards     Glenn Gravatt
Lesson-87-181 Color Ring Transpo: under handkerchief     Glenn Gravatt
Lesson-87-183 Glenn Gravatt's Color Ring Penetration: Selected ring removed from rope     Glenn Gravatt
Lesson-87-186 Ungimmicked Balloon Penetration: Balloon placed in tube, a pencil is pushed through Balloon   Bob McAllister
Lesson-87-187 Dave Lederman's Thimbles and Pea: Shell game Thimbles   Dave Lederman
Lesson-87-191 Diminishing Golf Ball: Shrinks twice under handkerchief, then vanishes Ball   Carl Ballentine
Lesson-87-193 Milton Tropp's Impromptu Broken/Restored Thread: not quite impromptu Thread   Milton Tropp
Lesson-87-197 Leslie P. Guest's Do It Yourself Magic: A picture of a box is folded, silks are removed     Leslie P. Guest
Lesson-87-199 Ear It Is: Pencil vanishes, then paper     Harry Crawford
Lesson-87-202 Morty Rudnick's Funny Force: Buddha paper and comedy force Mentalism   Morty Rudnick
Lesson-87-207 Visible Penetration block penetrates glass cover     Glenn Gravatt
Lesson-87-209 Color Changing Knives: 2 knife routine with handkerchief. Basic move, through the fist change, handkerchief switch, reveal two knives, transpose colors, and suggestions for end. Knife roll, Barnhart flip moves. Knives    
Lesson-87-214 Uncanny Penetrating Rubber Bands: Band thru band Rubber Bands    
Lesson-87-217 Impromptu Cigarettes from Mid Air Cigarettes   Joseph M. White
Lesson-87-219 Another Ribbon Penetration: ring on ribbon in hat Ribbon   Dr. A.H.C. Van Senus
Lesson-87-221 Flip's Flipstick: stick appears and disappears     Flip Hallema
Lesson-87-226 Flip's Vanishing Glass: Party stunt results in vanished glass     Flip Hallema
Lesson-87-230 Flip's Silk and Wand: Wand appears and vanishes under silk     Flip Hallema
Money Magic
Lesson-88-234 Money Magic      
Lesson-88-234 X-Cel: penny vanishes from between paper sheets using pen Coins   Tom Rooney
Lesson-88-236 Bandit Bill: folded bill suspends on rubber band Currency   Roy Baker
Lesson-88-238 Gimmicked Coins: discussion of various Coins    
Lesson-88-241 Copper/Silver thru table: uses magnetic c/s. Selected coin through table Coins   Sheldon Atterbury
Lesson-88-243 Disjointed Account: Uses expanded shim, cute banking story Coins   J.G. Thompson, Jr.
Lesson-88-246 Ultimate C/S: Shim and double insert Coins   Sheldon Atterbury
Lesson-88-248 Sol Stone's Changing Chips: Chip changes color 4 times, uses sleights Coins   Sol Stone
Lesson-88-251 Sol Stone's Visual C/S: C/S Transpo, no gimmicks Coins   Sol Stone
Lesson-88-254 Continuous Coin Production and vanish using only 2 coins Coins   Sol Stone
Lesson-88-255 Sol Stone's Miser's Dream move Coins   Sol Stone
Lesson-88-257 Sensitized Paper: mini blank card between coins prints selection Coins    
Lesson-88-262 Three and Three: Copper/Silver transpo using 6 coins Coins   Jules Lenier
Lesson-88-263 Charlatan Chips: 2 colored chips transpose under 2 silks Coins   Joseph M. White
Lesson-88-265 Balancing Coins: on glass (dual control) Coins   Alan Alan
Lesson-88-267 An Amazing Vanish: Coin vanish move Coins   David Roth
Lesson-88-269 Another Amazing Vanish (Roth): both hands shown empty Coins   David Roth
Lesson-88-271 Vincent Sabatino's Bill Tube Presentation Currency   Vincent Sabatino
Lesson-88-278 Boxed Coins (Cervon): 4 coins in hand to Okito box one by one Coins   Bruce Cervon
Lesson-88-281 Tony Spina's Coin through Table: Coin slapped through table move Coins   Tony Spina
Lesson-88-283 Willie Schneider's Penny Inflation: penny and silver dollar change places, but penny grows to size of dollar! Coins   Willie Schneider
Lesson-88-285 Frank Garcia's Flip-Over Penny: Penny and Dime set, locking Coins   Frank Garcia
Lesson-88-287 Nickel to Dime routine (Tom Fitzgerald): Nickel stack to dimes Coins   Tom Fitzgerald
Lesson-88-289 Ee-Zee Money (Fugi A. Fuchs): Money printed from 'plates' Currency   Fugi A. Fuchs
Lesson-88-294 Hair There and Everywhere (Marty Rudnick): Nickels and sugar packs interact with invisible hair Coins   Marty Rudnick
Lesson-88-299 No Lapping Coins Thru Table: Hoo coins Coins   Pete Biro
Lesson-88-302 The Travelers: Coins Travel Hand to Hand, no gimmicks Coins   Louis Tannen
Lesson-88-308 Lenny Green Fader's Traveling Coins Addition: 4 coins Coins   Lenny Green Fader
Lesson-88-308 Alan Alan's Decimated Coin Trick: uses prepared coin wallet Coins   Alan Alan
Silk Magic
Lesson-89-312 Silk Magic      
Lesson-89-312 Phoa's Cut and Restored Silk Silk   Phoa Yan Tiong
Lesson-89-316 Pavel's Silk from Confetti Shower: Confetti tossed, silk materializes Silk   Pavel Pomezný
Lesson-89-318 Pavel's The Jumping Silk Silk   Pavel Pomezný
Lesson-89-320 Sucker Silk Color Change: Silks with words printed change places Silk   Doc Boston
Illusions
Lesson-90-324 Illusions- includes a discussion      
Lesson-90-324 Phantom Black Art Platform: wooden frame Illusions    
Lesson-90-329 Girl in the Trunk Mystery: using above Illusions    
Lesson-90-333 Girl in the Audience: Black Art Illusions Illusions    
Lesson-90-336 Sawing a Woman in Half Illusions   Percy Tibbles (P.T. Selbit)
Lesson-90-344 The Sword Box Illusions    
Lesson-90-347 The Penetrating Steel Bar: similar to sword box, above Illusions    
Lesson-90-350 The Indestructible Girl: yet another similar effect Illusions    
Late Arrivals
Lesson-91-352 Late Arrivals      
Lesson-91-352 Morty Rudnick's Coinflation: diminishing glass Coins   Morty Rudnick
Lesson-91-355 Herb Zarrow's Switch Change: Instant coin change Coins   Herb Zarrow
Lesson-91-357 Sam Schwartz's Telephone number prediction Mentalism   Sam Schwartz
Lesson-91-362 The Personalized Paddle: lines appear and vanish, finally the spectator's name appears Paddle   Willie Schneider
Lesson-91-365 Bob McAllister's Cavorting Sponge Balls: matrix type effect Balls   Bob McAllister
Lesson-91-371 Herb Zarrow's Trapeze: flourish ending Cards   Herb Zarrow
Lesson-91-371 Pavel's Blow Knot: like Tenyo's Crystal Tube: 3 silks blown from tube tie together Silks   Pavel Pomezný
Lesson-91-379 Jack Tillar's Blister: Fingertip burnt without harm     Jack Tillar
Lesson-91-381 Mike Tannen's Sliding and Vanishing Knot     Mike Tannen
Lesson-91-383 Bob McAllister's Linking Balloons Linking Rings Balloons   Bob McAllister
Lesson-91-386 Brooks Conner's Baffling Bayer Box: Coin vanishes from aspirin tin Coin   Brooks Conner, Jr.
Lesson-91-389 Copper or Silver: C/S mixed, spectator chooses, other vanishes under table Coin   Brooks Conner, Jr.
Last Word
Page 393 Last Word - Harry Lorayne      

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The Tarbell Course in Magic, written and illustrated by Harlan Tarbell, edited by Bruce Elliott, is published by Louis Tannen, New York, NY, © 1954

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