Dreher, Carl T.: Theorems and
Corollaries on Good Magic and Card Tricks©1980 Carl T. Dreher, Professional Close-Up Studio, TX Softcover, folder-bound, 8.5x11", 18 pages |
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**Comments**: Subtitle, "And why the twain rarely ever meet"

**Contents**:

2 Introduction

2 Theorem 1: Good Magic is Characterized by an Economy of Props

3 Corollary to Theorem 1: If Many Objects Must Be Present, They
Should Be Arranged To Imply A Single Object Or Cluster

4 Theorem 2: Unbashed Skill Will Outshine Intolerable Bad Taste

4 Corollary to Theorem 2: Any Card Trick That can be Written to a
Gambling Theme will be Well Received

5 Theorem 3: If an Audience Can Conceive of any Modus Operandi for
an Effect, it is No Longer Magic

6 Corollary to Theorem 3: Supernatural Effects Have no Explanation
and Thus are Covered by Theorem 3

7 Summary

8 Ending to the Linking Match Sticks - A Restoration

9 - For Stand Up Workers

11 Signed Card Switch: signed spectator and magician cards
transpose

12 Keller's Favorite Coin-Pass: tongue-in-cheek coins to shot
glass, regular coins

15 Tabled Card in Wallet: performed seated, palming required

16 Slide Switch: switch of one tabled coin for another

18 References