Reel Magic
John Albenice
N. Louis (1941)
In Collection
Magic tricks
USA  eng
Albenice: Reel Magic
©1941 Nat Louis
1st Ed: Hardcover, 55 pages

Comments: Edited by Ralph W. Read. Also published by D. Robbins & Co., Inc. The subsequent editions include an Addenda that Albenice developed after the publication of the original 1941 edition.


From the Publisher

13 Chapter 1 Knot Effects with Handkerchiefs
13 The Serpent Silk
15 Visible Self-Tying Silk
16 The Naughty Knot
18 A Suggested Routine with the Vanishing Cane and Handkerchief
18 Visible "40th Century" Silks

21 Chapter II Penetration Effects with Handkerchiefs
23 Penetro
25 Spalding's Penetrable Silk

27 Chapter III Color Changes with Silks
29 A Smart Color Change
30 The Quack Rabbit

31 Chapter IV
33 Card on Ribbon
35 Rising Cards Through the Air

37 Chapter V Miscellaneous Tricks
39 Button, Button, Who's Got the Button
40 The Magnetized Wand
41 Ring Up, Ring Down
42 Sight and Touch Vanish
43 Flying Dollar Bill
44 The Elusive Bill

45 Chapter VI The Thorton Windlass
47 Flying Dollar Bill Across a Room
47 Balancing a Chair on Two Legs
48 Buatier De Kolta's Card Fountain
48 The Floating Cigar
50 The Dancing Handkerchief

51 Chapter VII The Lightning Pull
53 Lamp Chimney and Silk
54 The Vanishing Bird Cage
55 The Flying Ring

57 Addenda
58 Improved, Visible "40th Century" Silks
66 The Penetrable Silk
70 The Effects (Basic Principles)
75 The Effects (Advanced Principles)
82 Routined Act
82 Notes
Product Details
LoC Classification GV1559 .A55
LoC Control Number 41009921
Dewey 793.8
No. of Pages 145
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf A
Condition Near Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
A notable publication, the first devoted to tricks using the secret device known as a reel. Fourty-four illustrations.

Albenice, John
American club magician and author who specialized in magic with reels. He invented the Serpent Silk, and in 1941, wrote "Reel Magic." Created Rising Card Houlette on Ribbon. You'll find many of his silk magic inventuions described in Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic.