So, you bought a $60.00 Nielsen Vanishing Coke Bottle Trick and
are performing the one trick it does, vanishing in a
paper bag. Are you getting your money's worth? Here's how
to get the most mileage from the magic bottle by spending
only a few dollars more to make it a Bottle Miracle. You
can start by opening the bottle and pouring out some soda
into glasses. "It's the Real Thing!" Then, as
usual, you put the empty bottle into a paper lunch bag.
Other magicians just crumple up their bags, but you
completely tear up the bag into small pieces. That bottle
is REALLY gone! Now you gather up a few of the torn bag
pieces and restore them... but only into a very small
paper bag. But inside the bag is a real glass miniature
Coca-Cola bottle which you give someone to hold while you
search for more of the torn bag pieces so you can
continue restoring the paper bag to its full size. Once
the bag is restored, you take the miniature Coke bottle,
insert it into the bag and twist the top of the bag so it
can't get away. You hand the bag to a spectator and you
all sing the Coca-Cola song. When the bag is opened, it
contains a real glass bottle of Coca-Cola - full of
liquid coke once more. Now THAT'S a Miracle! And there's
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magician shows an empty cardboard box on all sides. A
spectator is handed the box and asked to look inside.
Do you see any flowers, silk handkerchiefs, flags,
rabbits, secret trap doors, mirrors? asks the
magician. The helper says, No.
The magician takes the box from the
helper and suddenly it falls open, showing silk
handkerchiefs, flags, flowers, a mirror, and a secret
trap door in the center. After the audience laughs and
recovers from seeing all that stuff in the previously
empty box, the secret trap door
flies open and a rabbit puppet makes its appearance
through the door. After an entertaining puppet routine,
it all goes back in the box and disappears, leaving the
spectator with an examinable empty cardboard box once
No offense meant to those magic
inventors who have come up with clever tricks involving a
Diary in which a spectator can locate a chosen card, but
as I get older, my memory gets worse and I can no longer
remember complicated card stacks and mathematical rules
for locating selected cards. So in my own defense, I came
up with a way that can use any simple (Dollar Store)
monthly calendar or monthly planner (no switching
required and NO MEMORIZATION required, either!). It can
also use any deck of playing cards, including a borrowed
deck. The spectator freely names any day of the year, and
freely chooses one from among all 52 cards in the deck.
Both the Monthly Planner and the deck of cards can be
from the Dollar store and the trick prepared and learned
in one evening. The date chosen matches the card chosen,
with no switching of either planner or deck of cards, and
no mathematical calculations nor memorization required.
Here is an easy method to discover the
secret Zodiac sign of any person, or the Zodiac sign of
anyone they secretly choose - spouse, friend, or enemy.
Simple single digit mathematics addition and subtraction
is the key. Print the four beautiful jumbo cards from our
images using your own computer printer.
Perfect for noisy, boisterous venues
where you either have to shout to be heard, or perform
silently, mime style. Your lines are printed on large
cards for the audience to read: "Want to See Magic?
Watch!"; "Pick a Card!"; "Show It to
Everyone!"; "Not Me!"; "Try Again.
Pick Another Card. Don't Let Me See It!"; "Hold
It Against Your Body." ... and so it goes. You
perform a Card Trick in which a Six of Diamonds Changes
magically into the Nine of Diamonds (the chosen card);
You make a prediction; You end with a Three Card Monte
Surprise. All without uttering a word. Plus more
suggestions for Mime Magic.
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