Funny Talk For Magicians
Lane, Frank
NELMAR PUBLICATION (1945)
In Collection
#3373
10*
Conjuring
Magic Jokes
Hardcover 
USA  eng
Lane, Frank: Funny Talk for Magicians
©1945 7th Impression, A Nelmar Pub, Chicago
Softcover, comb-bound, 8.5x11", 233 pages

Comments: "This Encyclopedia of Magical Patter contains over 125 sketches or routines. Also 1500 miscellaneous wise-cracks, action-gags that can be used by both amateur and professional that can be inserted anywhere in any act. Masters of ceremonies, comedians, and even clowns will find here - with literally a gold-mine of nuggets (or ideas)."

Contents:

2 Foreword
3 Army And War Patter
11 Al Baker's Salt Trick
11 Al Baker's Slate Trick
12 Al Baker's Vanishing Pencil
13 Balloon Stuff (M.C.)
13 Ball & Tube
14 Banana Bag
15 Baseball Game Card Story (Stacked Deck)
16 Multiplying Billiard Ball Routine
17 Bird - Cage Gags
18 "Blendo"
19 Block & Penny, Routine For
20 Blowing The Silks
21 Bottle Suspension
22 Thayer's Blue Phantom
23 Boomerangs (Stretching Sticks)
24 Bullet (Patterette)
24 Card & Balloon, Demon's New Method
29 Card Trick
26 Card Trick Without Cards
27 Cards (Patterettes)
28 Card & Envelopes
29 A Card Trick
30 Rising Cards
31 Impromptu Rising Card Trick
32 Twelve Cards To Pocket
33 Card Idea (Billy Bell)
33 Card Stuff With Dab Of Political Patter
34 Cartoons - The School Teacher And The Kid
35 Cartoons: More
38 Al Baker's Cherchez La Femme
39 Gags For Children Audiences
40 Chinese Block & Frame
40 Chinese Laundry Ticket
41 Chinese Mystery Cards
41 Chinese Paper Tearing
42 Chinese Rice Bowls
43 Chinese Sticks
43 Churches
44 Cigar (Patterette)
44 Cigarette Changing Case
45 "Clippo"
45 Closings (How To Finish)
46 Clock Dial
47 Coin In Between Discs, Jack Chanin
48 Coin In The Bottle
48 Coin Productions (Patterettes)
49 Color Change Ribbon (Trick)
50 Cone Or Cornucopia (Patterette)
51 Comedy Act For Two Men
53 Comedy Card Routine
54 Comedy Mindreading
58 Cups & Balls 58
59 Cutting A Bill By Berland
60 Demon Handkerchief Box
60 M.C. Material For Dentists
62 Devil* S Own Ribbon
62 Sucker Dice Box
63 Diminishing Cards
64 Dionne Silks
65 Dionne "Qts" (Idea)
66 M.C. Material For Doctors
67 Dollar Bill In The Egg
68 Dollar Bill (Patterette)
68 Egg (Patterette)
69 Dyeing Silks & 20th Century Combination
70 Egg On Pan
70 Ellis Ring Trick
71 Elmer & The Gambler (Cards)
72 Farmer's Daughter, The (Cards)
72 Floating Light Bulb (J. Vernon Shae)
73 Floating Ball
74 Foo Water Can
74 Football Card Story (Stacked Deck, Bill Larsen)
75 Four Ace Trick
75 Fresh Fish Trick
76 Gags (33 Of Them)
83 Gag Delivery (Presentation)
84 Garter Trick
84 Glasses (Patterette)
85 Glass Penetration, De Muth
86 Golf Balls, Patter & Routine (Oscar Paulson, Lane)
88 Grant's Milady Hat
89 Grapes, The (Or Lane Corsage)
89 Guillotine
81 Gysel's Living & Dead Test (Trick)
91 Gysel's Key Card (Trick)
91 Half Dollar In Lemon
92 Handkerchief (Patterette)
93 Jap Victory Hank Box
94 Hats & Balls
94 Hats & Pants
95 Heckler (How To Shut Up)
97 M.C. Material For Hotels
97 Sterling Hung Blox
99 Introductory Serious Hypnotic Lecture
100 Comedy Hypnotic Lecture
101 Ideas (47 Of Them)
105 Lane's Telephone Trick & "Infracardo" Combined
105 Inverted 3-Glasses Table Trick
113 Imp Bottle Routine (Idea)
114 India Rope Trick
114 M.C. Material For Insurance Companies
116 Ireland's Mirror Trick
116 "Is Seein' Believin'"
117 Jaydee Liquid ' Vanish
118 Jumbo Mental Effect
119 Knave & The Jeweler (Cards)
120 Knockout Card Trick
122 Lake's Ring Trick
123 Lane's Telephone Trick
124 Linking Ring (Patterettes)
126 Lota Bowl (Gag)
127 Arthur Nelson's Magazine Trick
128 Magical Block
128 Mason's (Patterette)
130 Master Of Ceremonies Material ((Lloyd Jones)
130 M.C. Material For Introductions
131 M.C. Material For Sober Audiences
131 M.C. Material For Colleges
134 M.C. Material For Doctors
135 M.C. Material For Merry Christmas & New Year
137 M.C. Material For Undertakers
140 M.C. Material For Women's Clubs
142 M.C. Material For Politicians
143 M.C. Material For Police
160 M.C. Material For Orchestra
148 Milk-0 (Trick, Also Patter)
149 Milk (Patterettes)
149 Milady's Hat
150 Miscellaneous (Almost 100 Items)
167 Mr. & Mrs, Green
168 Money (Patterettes)
168 Needle, Ribbon & Card Trick
169 Needle Trick
170 Newspaper (Patterette) (Also Idea)
171 Nickel & Handkerchief
171 Nickles & Dimes
172 Nickel & Penny
172 Thayer's Nic's Napkins
173 Nudists Cards
174 Material For Odd Fellows
175 Opening Talks, (& Gags)
176 Opening Talks (Lloyd Jones)
179 Pat & Mike's Passport By Garry Gilbert
179 Patriotic Hats
181 Pea & Bean Trick (2 Different Stories)
182 Peek With A Deck Of Cards (Trick)
182 Pnew Enetrating Pencil
183 Penetrating Block Of Wood
184 Pig & Slate Pig Turns Around
185 Five Card Poker Trick
186 Producing Card With Silk Between Fingers
187 Production Cards From Pockets (Patterettes)
189 Psy—Key Lock Trick
190 Purse Mystery
191 Rapping Hand
192 Razor Trick
192 Repeat Card Trick
194 Repeat Bill Trick (Idea)
195 M.C. Material For Restaurants
195 Hanson's Rice Bowls
196 Rising Cigarettes
197 Rib—O-Scope
199 Cut & Restored Rope
199 Rubber (Patterette)
199 Penetrating Safety Pin
200 Salt Trick
201 Shoe Lace Trick (Idea)
201 Silks, Sympathetic
202 Silks, Sympathetic (Patterettes)
202 Silk (Patterettes)
205 Talking Skull
206 Slate & Fake Chalk
206 Suckker Sliding Card Frame
207 Snake Trick
207 Solid Thru Solid Handkerchief Frame
208 Gag For Spectator Assisting
208 Spelling Deck
209 Spider Card Illusion
210 Spooks Among The Cards (Trick)
211 Squirting Nickle
211 Steel Ball Through Glass
212 Stretching A Rope (Two Stories)
213 Super Reverse Cards (Trick)
214 Tear—A—Bill
215 Television Card Frame
216 Thirty - Forty Card Trick (Idea)
217 Three Card Monte & The Cowboy
218 Tip—See Bottle Trick
219 Torn & Restored Laundry Check Card Divination
219 Stroud Twin Presents Torn & Restored Paper
220 Treasure, The (Box Production Idea)
221 Trick Without A Name
222 Tube Of Tokio
223 20th Century Handkerchief Trick
224 Yellow Joe (Revised 20th Century Hank
225 Twin Glasses Levitation
225 Valentine In Person Coin Trick, Jimmy
226 Vanishing Glass Whiskey Patter & Idea
227 Vanishing Wand
228 Ventriloquist (Story)
228 Vis—Escape
228 Watch (Gag)
229 Water Vanish ("Water Go11 )
232 Wine & Water Trick
230 Water Suspension ("Slicko")
231 Material For Wise Guy
233 Wizard Side—Walk Pitchman

Abebooks Price Range 75.00 - 135.00

Cloth bound with gilt stamping, 240 pages with index. A Nelmar Publication being a complete compilation of Frank Lane's 48 Funny Talk Magazines rearranged in an alphabetical order. A compilation of talk or conversation that is required by the performer of magic or conjuring in addressing the audience. This encyclopedia of magical patter contains over 125 sketches or routines. Also 1500 miscellaneous wise-cracks, action-gags that can be used by both amateur and professional that can be inserted anywhere in any act. Condition fine.













Product Details
Edition 7th Impression
Printed By Nelmar Publication
No. of Pages 239
Rare Yes
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf O
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
Frank Lane
(December 1896 - 18th June 1987)
Born in New London, Connecticut.
Pseudonym of Morand Francis Caldwell. Pro inventor-improver-dealer (Frank Lane and Co. in Boston). Invented The Devil Whispers card trick (by 1932), the Lazy Magician effect with record trick method by 1933, etc. Famous for his mutually contrived long-running "feud" with Ted Annemann in the 1930s. Edited Funny Talk 1938-42 (48 issues).