Magic In The Modern Manner
Lloyd E. Jones (1949)
Meyer, Orville Wayne: Magic in the Modern Manner
©1949 Lloyd E. Jones, 1st Ed.
75 Illustrations by Majorie Meyer
Hardcover, 184 pages
Abebooks price range 65.00 - 75.00
Comments (Lybrary.com): "Includes extensive annotations and a new introduction by pro-magician and historian Ben Robinson...Not since Twelve Have Died has Ben Robinson been so explicit on the major work of bullet catching. If you want to know how Annemann did it, which you can see below, then this ebook is your sure answer. Since Twelve Have Died has been out of print since 1990, this is your best bet at this carefully guarded information."
8 New Introduction
17 Chapter 1: Skillful Card Magic
17 Cutting The Aces
20 Restless Colors
25 Greatest Four Ace Trick
29 Correcting A Mistake
32 Do It Again
35 Paul Fox's Climax
37 Chapter II: Mental Mysteries
37 Pay Day
40 A Telephone Trick
42 - And Another
44 Seventh Card Mystery
55 He Only Thinks
57 The New "Miracle" Effect
59 The Principle Of Majorities
63 Chapter III: Novel Magic
63 Think! Ink!
67 Passe Passe Ink
68 Magical Strip Tease
69 Bathing Girl Illusion
72 The Cosmic Blue Ray
75 The Chinese Wands
77 Milk Bottle Levitation
79 Cokey Joe
80 Oh! Henry! – Or: Lux With Him
82 "Do As I Do" Paper Tear
83 The Traveling Salesman
85 Celebrity Telepathy
87 Chapter IV: Children's Specials
87 The Egg Bag
91 ?? Whereisit ??
94 Chapter V: Catching A Bullet In The Teeth
107 Chapter VI: The Chinese Linking Rings
146 Floyd Brown's Bounce Link
149 Chapter VII: The Cups And Balls
153 Cups And Balls Routine No 2
162 Chapter VIII: Magical Index Key
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Book Orville Meyer MAGIC IN THE MODERN MANNER 1st Edition
A Unique Collection of Magical Gems….including a chapter on Ted Annemann’s Catching a Bullet in the teeth
Published in 1949 stated 1st edition by Lloyd Jones, Oakland, CA in maroon cloth. Illustrated with 75 line drawings, and containing 184 pages.
This copy contains the magical bookplate of the price-McWilliams Library. A clean, tight Fine copy.
Orville Wayne Meyer (1911 - June 22, 1992) worked as "The Wizard Of Ah's" mostly in the Midwest United States around the Denver Colorado area. Prior to that in the 1930s, he was know as "The Nebraska Boy Wonder." During War World II, he served in the U.S. Army and performed on the USO circuit at various Army bases. After holding many jobs around the country, he retired in 1972 and moved back to Denver to devoted full time to magic.
He created the famous version of the bullet catch used by Ted Annemann. He contributed to The Linking Ring, Genii, M-U-M, Magick, The Jinx and The Phoenix.
He created the classic effects of "Think Ink" and "Water to Wine" where a glassful of water changed to ink or wine at the performer's command.
He may have been the first to publish the MacDonald's Aces plot in the 1945 book My Best by J.G. Thompson as the "Greatest Four Ace Trick".
He was a member of the Order of Merlin Excelsior and the IBM.
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