The Encyclopedia Of Patter
Orben, Robert
Robert Orben (1946)
In Collection
USA  eng
Orben, Robert: The Encyclopedia of Patter
©1946 Robert Orben, NY
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 40 pages

Comments: A book of comedy and patter for your magic show. Most of each section features a monologue of jokes around the subject of the heading.


2 Introduction
5 My Life of Magic or If I Had My Life to Live Over Again - I Wouldn't
7 My Life in the Post-School Era or Doesn't He Ever Stop?
8 My Impression of an Evening With a Push-Button Radio
10 The Saga of Daisy or I Go Out With Good Girls - I Can't Afford the Other Kind
11 Patter Routine for Clipper
14 She Was Only a Carnival Queen But She Sure Made a Lot of Concessions
15 Comedy Song Titles
15 Patter for the Returned Serviceman
18 Card FAn Production Finale
18 Burlesque or She Stripped for a Bare Existence
19 I Go In Search of Food or WHY?
20 MagicDotes: one-liners about magic
21 My Boss or My Buddy With the Fringe on the Top
22 A Crook's Tour of Hollywood
22 Patter For Female Magicians or Assistants
23 Income Tax or God's Gift to Government
24 Hangover Heaven
24 Crime Doesn't Pay - As Much as It Used To
25 Horse Sense or A Perilous Paper Tear: for torn and restored jumbo bill
27 My Life of Married Bliss or He Had a Wooden Leg But She Had a Cedar Chest
28 My Summer Vacation or Loose Living Takes Its Toll
29 My Day
30 What to Do When They Cry "Encore!"
31 Ideas: vent act
32 Openings: starting your act
33 Closings
34 Introductions: for the male entertainer, male vocalist, female vocalist
34 What To Do If a Trick Goes Wrong: one liners
35 Hecklers: retorts
36 The Children's Show Heckler: advice
37 Miscellaneous Patter
40 Poem

A Compilation Of Choice Comedy Material
Arranged In Complete Routines For
Convenient Use By The Discriminating
Product Details
No. of Pages 40
First Edition Yes
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf S
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor