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This performance, recorded by Larry Thornton in Asilomar, CA, defies description.

Submitted Wed, 08/23/2017

Paul Harris performs card and coin material from his early publications. This recording was made by Larry Thornton in Asilomar California.

Assisted by Daryl


Submitted Wed, 08/23/2017

In this parody of a traditional magic act, a giant dove produces very small people.

Recorded by Larry Thornton in Seattle, WA.

Submitted Wed, 08/23/2017

Bob Little performing comedy close-up magic for magicians. Recorded by Larry Thornton in Loss Angeles, CA.

In a performance not to be taken too seriously, Bob Little performs the Cups and Balls, the Floating Dove and attempts card tricks. 

Submitted Tue, 08/22/2017

A piece of visual comedy, presented by Bob Lang in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Recorded by Larry Thornton.

Submitted Tue, 08/22/2017

This recording of Tom Ogden was made by Larry Thornton in Calgary, Alberta.

Submitted Fri, 07/21/2017

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.

Submitted Fri, 07/21/2017

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. 

Submitted Tue, 07/18/2017

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

Submitted Tue, 07/18/2017

Johnny "Ace" Palmer performs a routine witha billiard ball, a thimble and a finger ring. Recorded by Larry Thornton in Los Angeles, CA.

Submitted Tue, 07/18/2017


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