Coin magic
Coin magic is the manipulating of coins to entertain audiences. Because coins are small, most coin tricks are considered as close-up magic or table magic, as the audience must be close to the performe...
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Jack Chanin
Jack Chanin (1907-1997) was a performer, demonstrator, manufacturer, creator, and magic shop owner. He ran Philadelphia's oldest magic studio, Chanin's Studio of Magic, until 1981. He also performed a...
Palming
Palming is a technique for holding or concealing an object in the palm of the hand. It is used frequently by magicians to conceal the presence of a card, coin, or other object. When it is done skillf...
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Jean Hugard
Jean Hugard (4 December 1872 - 14 August 1959) was an Australian professional magician.
Hugard was born John Gerard Rodney Boyce in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.Over the course of his life he...
Ellis Stanyon
William Ellis Stanyon (January 1870 - September 1951) was a professional magician and magic dealer in London.
Stanyon published and edited Stanyon's Magic. In the first issue of Magic he set out h...
Gibeciere
A gibeciere is a large pouch-like device used by magicians as a utility device, most often to aid in the performance of the famous magic trick known as "The Cups and Balls". In modern times, it is of...
Ralph W. Hull
Ralph W. Hull (July 5, 1883 - May 20, 1943) was born in Crooksville, Ohio and grew up to be an American magician (specialty card magic) and magic author who invented a number of commercial effects, in...
Sleight of hand
Sleight of hand (also known as prestidigitation or legerdemain) is methods and techniques used by performing artists in many art forms to entertain or manipulate. It is closely associated and often mi...
Han Ping Chien
Han Ping Chien (1891–1930) was a Chinese magician, whose popularity peaked during the later part of America's vaudeville era (circa 1909) with his Peking Mysteries Troupe.Unlike the many Oriental conj...
Herrmann pass
The Herrmann pass (also Herrmann shift) is a sleight of hand move used to control cards. There are many types of passes. This style of the move is different from the classic version.It was originally ...
Frank Garcia (magician)
Frank Garcia (May 8, 1927 – July 15, 1993) was a magician and professional gambler. He was known as "The Man With The Million Dollar Hands." His specialty was gambling scams and cheating.The son of Sp...
Lewis Ganson
Lewis Jack Ganson (1913 West Ham, Essex – 22 December 1980 Hampshire) was an English magician who become one of the most prolific writers in magic, going on to write more than sixty books on the subje...
French drop
The French drop is a well-known vanish involving sleight of hand. The magician takes a coin or small object between the fingers and the thumb with fingers facing the audience and thumb behind. The pal...
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Ricky Jay
Richard Jay Potash (born 1948), better known by the stage name Ricky Jay, is an American stage magician, actor, and writer. He is a sleight-of-hand expert and is notable for his card tricks, card thro...
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Karl Fulves
Karl Fulves is a magician and author and editor of publications on magic, including the Pallbearer's Review.Karl Fulves lives in Fairlawn, New Jersey,. There is not much known about him other than hi...
Thomas Nelson Downs
Thomas Nelson Downs, also T. Nelson Downs, (March 16, 1867 – September 11, 1938) was one of the most famous manipulative magicians renowned for his coin tricks. Downs was also known as "The King...
John Ramsay (magic)
John Ramsay (13 March 1877 – 19 January 1962) was a Scottish magician. He has been described, by Alex Proctor, former President of the Scottish Conjurers' Association, as a "magician's magician, who l...
Paul LePaul
Paul LePaul (August 2, 1900 – June 8, 1958) was born Paul Shields Braden in Olney, Illinois. He grew up in St. Louis, Mo.He started his professional career around 1920, doing a manipulative act entire...
Winston Freer
Winston Freer (August 10, 1910 - April 21, 1981) was born in St. Albans, Vermont. In 1926, at the age of 16, Freer saw Howard Thurston perform and became interested in magic. He grew up to be one of m...
Larry Jennings
Larry Jennings (February 17, 1933 – October 17, 1997) was a magician, best known for his card techniques. He has eight books published by, or written about him. He is also known for being close friend...
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Al Baker (magician)
Al Baker (September 4, 1874 – October 24, 1951) was a professional magician. Al Baker was an inventor of many tricks that he marketed including his Dictionary Test, Al Baker Slates and his version of ...
Chink-a-chink
Chink-a-Chink is a simple close-up magic trick in which a variety of small objects appear to magically transport themselves from location to location on a table. Variations, especially the Sympathetic...
Lennart Green
Lennart Green (born December 25, 1941) is a Swedish world champion close-up/card magician, a title which he won in 1991 at the FISM convention in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is known for his seemingly c...
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Coin snatching
Coin snatching, often nicknamed the Chinese elbow trick, consists of a simple illusion in which a coin is placed on the elbow, the hand of the same arm is placed on the arm's shoulder, and the hand is...
Stewart Judah
Stewart Judah (February 16, 1893 - June 11, 1966) began a career in magic in 1920. By 1938 he was selected as one of the 10 best living card magicians.Named one of the "Card Stars" in Hilliard's Great...
David Roth
David Roth (born 1952, New York) is an American magician.Roth is widely regarded as one of the world's greatest living coin magicians. Roth is known both for tremendous technical mastery and for playf...
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Emil Jarrow
Emil Jarrow (April 8, 1876 - March 4, 1959) was a celebrated sleight of hand magician. He sometimes referred to himself humorously as a "prestidigitator." Jarrow (also spelled Jaro & Jarow) was pe...