Recorded by Larry Thornton.
This recording of Tom Ogden was made by Larry Thornton in Calgary, Alberta.
Scott Imler takes a look at "the humorous side of smoking" with multiple transpositions involving cards, cigarettes and matches. This performance was recorded at Micky Hades International in Calgary, Alberta.
This performance was recorded by Larry Thornton in San Francisco.
It includes an off-beat approach to cutting the aces involving dice, "Les Cartes Diaconis" — a version of the The General Card found in Dai Vernon's Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic, a Ace Assembly with a surprise ending and a demonstration of Dice Stacking.
This clip of Ernie Brian was recorded by Larry Thornton in Spokane, WA.
This combination of card magic and gambling demonstrations includes the "Dai Vernon Poker Demonstration" from The Dai Vernon Book of Magic.
Mike Caveney's performance was recorded live in Spokane, WA by Larry Thornton in 1979.
His routine, "The Ten Dollar Bill Trick" is explained in his 2013 book Wonders. The routine is based on Edward Victor's "Eleven Card Trick" which was performed with money for larger audiences by Gene Gordon and Fred Kaps.
Mike Caveney was the recipient of the inaugural Allan Slaight Award for Sharing Wonder.
Rick Johnsson performs close-up magic, recorded by Larry Thornton in Portland, OR in 1980. He is assisted at the table by a young Daryl Easton.
This verison of the "Afghan Bands" (also known as the "Moebius Bands") incorporating zippers was marketed by Ed Eckle as "Möbi-Zip" in 1977. (Via MagicPedia).
The appearance of nested lids appeared as "Look! E's Flipped His Lid---" in his column "Come A Little Closer" in the January, 1977 issue of The Linking Ring.
Johnny Ace Palmer performing the Cups and Balls at a private recording session in Los Angeles, CA in 1978. Later in his career, he would become known for performing the Cups using live baby chicks.
Filmed by Larry Thornton
Johnny "Ace" Palmer performs a routine witha billiard ball, a thimble and a finger ring. Recorded by Larry Thornton in Los Angeles, CA.
Johnny "Ace" Palmer performs silk magic. Recorded by Larry Thornton.