Chemcraft: Chemical Magic

Chemcraft: Chemical Magic
©1937 Chemcraft, Hagerstown, MD
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 6x9", 31 pages

Reprinted 1938, 1939, 1940

Chemcraft: Chemcraft Magic
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Comments: Chemistry magic tricks to be performed with the Chemcraft sets. Note that later editions add additional effects

Contents (from 1940 edition book):

2 Introduction

3 Section I Mysterious Liquids
3 Experiment 1 How to Change Water to Sherry Wine
3 Experiment 2 How to Change Sherry to Water
3 Experiment 3 Pouring Red and White Into the Same Tumbler
3 Experiment 4 Pouring Grenadine and Wter Into the Same Tumbler
3 Experiment 5 How to Change Water to Burgundy Wine and Burgundy to Water
3 Experiment 6 Changing Water to Blood and Blood to Solid
3 Experiment 7 A Magic Pitcher of Grenadine
4 Experiment 8 A Magic Pitcher of Bluing
4 Experiment 9 A Magic Pitcher of Wine and Bluing
4 Experiment 10 Magic Blue Writing Paper
4 Experiment 11 Magic Black Writing Paper
4 Experiment 12 Magic Writing Fluids
5 Experiment 13 How to Prepare Magic Black Blotting Paper
5 Experiment 14 A Magic Blue Blotter
5 Experiment 15 Making Black Writing Appear With a Magic Pen
5 Experiment 16 Making Blue Writing Appear With a Magic Pen
5 Experiment 17 Writing That Disappears by Magic
5 Experiment 18 Salt Writing
5 Experiment 19 Blue Printing by Magic
6 Experiment 20 Developing Water Writing With Ink

6 Sympathetic Inks
6 Experiment 21 How to Make Yellow Sympathetic Ink
6 Experiment 22 Rust-Colored Sympathetic Ink
6 Experiment 23 Sympathetic Ink From Lemon Juice
6 Experiment 24 Grape Fruit Juice as Sympatheic Ink
6 Experiment 25 Using Vinegar as Sympathetic Ink
6 Experiment 26 Symathetic Ink from Milk
6 Experiment 27 Iron Sympathetic Ink
6 Experiment 28 Making Sympathetic Ink From an Onion
7 Experiment 29 How to Make White Writing on Black Paper
7 Experiment 30 Blue Writing Appears and Disappears

7 Chemical Witchcraft
7 Experiment 31 Making a Chemical Clock
7 Experiment 32 A Chemical Smoke Screen
7 Experiment 33 Magic Ice
7 Experiment 34 How to Make Bones Elastic
7 Experiment 35 How to Stretch an Egg
7 Experiment 36 Disappointing Matches
8 Experiment 37 Blowing a Colorless Liquid to a Magic White
8 Experiment 38 Blowing a Red Color to a Magic White
8 Experiment 39 Blowing Red to Colorless
8 Experiment 40 A Fading Coin
8 Experiment 41 A Mysterious Blue Trickk
9 Experiment 42 A Synthetic Cow
9 Experiment 43 Conjuring Red From Blue

9 Colored Wizardry
9 Experiment 44 The Magic Handkerchief
9 Experiment 45 A Color Thermometer
9 Experiment 46 Mystifying Opposite Changes
9 Experiment 47 A Contrary Solution
10 Experiment 48 The Mysterious Picture
10 Experiment 49 Green Violets

10 Diabolical Odors
10 Experiment 50 How to Make a Disagreeable Odor
10 Experiment 51 A Magic Odor That Will Revive Fainting Persons
10 Experiment 52 How to Produce Odor of Violets

10 Chemical Sorcery
10 Experiment 53 The Mysterious Thread of Ashes
10 Experiment 54 A Msgic Bleeding Wound
11 Experiment 55 How to Develop an Invisible Picture
11 Experiment 56 An Obedient Egg
11 Experiment 57 Water That Will Not Spill
11 Experiment 58 The Mysterious Mothball

12 Section II Magic Changes: Require Outfits No 3 1/2, No. 5 and No. 10

12 Experiment 59 Pouring Ink and Milk From The Same Pitcher
12 Experiment 60 Pouring Red, White and Blue From the Same Glass
12 Experiment 61 Pouring Red, Yellow and Black from the Same Vessel
12 Experiment 62 Pouring Blue, Gold and Red From te Same Vessel

12 The Transmutation of Metals
12 Experiment 63 Changing Steel to Copper
13 Experiment 64 Changing a Dime to a Penny
13 Experiment 65 Changing Iron Fillings to Bronze Particles

13 Mysterious Liquids
13 Experiment 66 How Water Can be Changed to Magic Milk
13 Experiment 67 Changing Water to Wine and Wine to Milk
13 Experiment 68 A Magic Pitcher of Milk and Ink

13 Magic Papers And Inks
13 Experiment 69 Magic Red Writing Paper
13 Experiment 70 Colorless Ink Writes in Three Color
14 Experiment 71 Magic Writing in Different Colors
14 Experiment 72 Blue Writing With Iodine
14 Experiment 73 Red Writing Appears When Blotted
14 Experiment 74 Making Red Writing Appear With a Magic Pen
14 Experiment 75 A Magic Pen and Many-Colored Writing

14 Sympathetic Inks
14 Experiment 76 How to Make Light Red Sympathetic Ink
14 Experiment 77 Dark Red Sympathetic Ink
15 Experiment 78 How to Make Dark Olive Green Sympathetic Ink

15 Chemical Witchcraft
15 Experiment 80 Making a Miniature Snowstorm
15 Experiment 81 Chemical Color Chase
15 Experiment 82 Color Clots
15 Experiment 83 Streamers From a Magic Rainbow

15 Magic Flags
15 Experiment 84 Old Glory Appears By Magic
16 Experiment 85 The Tri-Color of France by Chemical Magic
16 Experiment 86 The Flag of Holland
16 Experiment 87 Changing Magic Rainbow Streamers Into a Floatig Garden

17 Section III: performed with Chemcraft Outfits No. 5 and No. 10

17 Magic Changes
17 Experiment 88 Pouring 10 Different Colors From the Same Pitcher
17 Experiment 89 How to Change Water to Milk and Milk to Ink
17 Experiment 90 Red Letters Appear When Heated
17 Experiment 91 A Magic Soda Fizz
17 Experiment 92 A Column of Colors
18 Experiment 93 The Disappearing-Reappearing Color
18 Experiment 94 How to Make an Unpleasant Odor
18 Experiment 95 A Silicate Garden

19 Section IV How to Present a Chemcraft Show
19 Planning Your Program
19 Publicity
19 Sound Effects
20 Spirit Rappings
20 Rushing Spirits
20 Thunder
20 Crackling Flames
20 Aeolean Harp
20 Shrieking Spirits
20 Properties
21 Costumes
21 - Alchemist's Garb
21 - Alchemist's Assistant, Slave
22 Patter and Gestures
22 How to Handle Persons Who Interrupt

23 Section V Stage Settings
23 Lighting
24 Making the Tickets
24 Sale of Tickets

25 Section VI Continuity and Patter for a Complete Chemcraft Magic Show
25 Advanced Preparation
25 Procedure: with patter and actions

31 Refills: where to write to


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