Grant, U.F.: Comedy Magic
©1941 Abbott's Magic Co., MI
Softcover, stapled manuscript, 8.5x11", 14 pages

©1944 2nd Edition

©2019 Magic World Publishers
Softcover ,saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 35 pages
Grant: Comedy Magic
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Comments: A collection of over 50 short comedy tricks and bits of business. This has been reprinted as part of a compilation with some other titles as Comedy Tonight, published by Abbott Magic Co. in 1983. Available from Abbott's as an e-Book.

Contents: (From 2nd ed ToC, updated Jun 2018)

1 Preface: What Is Comedy?
2 Fat and Thin Lady: flap slate idea
2 Comedy Card Trick: Jumbo card revelation
2 Egg Bag: comedy for kid's show, a bit humiliating
3 Production Egg Bag: idea for producing various sized eggs
3 Funnel and Foo Can: for kid's show
3 Milk Through Head: as above
3 Water and Funnel: kid show idea
4 Cigarettes and Cigars (Monk Watson): cigar ending idea
4 A String of Bills: comedy bit with string of bills and no-cut scissors
4 Big Money: giveaway idea
4 Shoe Lace Trick: comedy bit with a spectator's shoe
5 Coffee Trick (Howard Stricker): uses Abbott Exciting Milk Vanish
5 Harry Cecil Block Effect: idea for block that penetrates glass
5 Banana Gag: with Harry Cecil's Zipper Banana
6 Paper Hat and Fan: you do as I do idea
6 Duck Trick: dove pan idea
6 A Long Reach: comedy bit with an extendable ruler and a match
6 Raise Thy Foot: friend helps strike a match
6 Flap Jack Trick: breakfast produced from borrowed hat
7 Comedy Rope Trick: using prism glasses for comedy effect
7 Famous Bullet Catching: with mini gun
7 Wide Open Spaces: kid joke
8 Hypnotic Gag: another
8 Egg and Glass Trick: messy comedy with your assistant
8 A Sure Shot: comedy bit with a live duck
8 Bursting a Bag: gag
8 A Card is Hooked: vanishing card gag
9 Egg Shampoo: for a bald man
9 Strip-Tease Vanish: for assistant
9 Quick Change: gag
9 Up-Stairs and Down: stage gag
9 The Elusive Lady: silk stocking gag
10 A Mouse Trap: gag
10 Winter is Here: flannel underwear gag
10 Spring is Here: with spring products
10 A Strange Case: cards from unusual case
10 That's Funny: funny paper gag
10 Bird Cage Gag: pants gag
10 A Report: silk gag
11 It Bounds: bouncing silk
11 Danger Vs. Laughs: wand waving gag
11 A Heavy Wand (Percy Abbott): another wand gag
11 Be Careful (Heaney): pocket gag
11 How It's Done: confetti cup
12 Hard of Hearing: yelling gag
12 Lemon-Ade: egg bag gag
12 Water-Water: producing water
12 Beads of Perspiration: gag
12 A Quiz: time killer suggestion
12 That's Right: call out wrong colors
13 Bread Please: rabbit from bread
13 Correct Time: radio gag
13 A Pull Gag: for magicians
13 Nuts: gag for candle tube
13 The Orange Bounds: bouncing orange
14 A Drink: liquid from handkerchief
14 Time to Go: alarm clock gag
14 Slight Delay: silverware gag
14 The Pick-Up Artiste: similar knife gag
14 How-Dee: wig gag
14 Comedy List