Berland, Samuel: Berland's New and Original Tricks
©1933 Samuel Berland, Chicago
Softcover, stapled manuscript, 42 pages
Samuel Berland New and Original Tricks
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Comments: "The pleasant reception accorded my effects that have been marketed, has been the factor in publishing this modest booklet. The tricks contained herein have been tested for practicability, novelty, and audience appeal."

Contents: (from book, descriptions added Dec 2019)

i Introduction

1 Dollar Bill, Cigarette and Fountain Pen: burnt bill found in cigarette in a pen
6 Most Clever Billiard Ball Penetration: through handkerchief
8 The Magical Melange: borrowed quarter, bill, handkerchief end up in burnt & restored second handkerchief
12 The Stabbed Card: knife inserted in deck penetrates the card selection
14 New Ghost Cigarette: lit cigarette vanish and reproduction - still lit
16 Spider and the Serpent: spooky effect with serpent silk and tissue paper spider
22 Jig Saw Card Trick: cards cut up restore incorrectly, and then are corrected
25 Visible Cigarette Vanish: another vanish of a lit cigarette
26 Shades of Svengali: new effect with a Svengali/Stripper deck
30 Smokers Maze: a pipe trick
33 Linking Razor Blades: two razor blades become permanently linked
34 Dollar Bill and Paper Matches: transposition effect
38 Improved Diagonal Palm Shift (Jack Hecht)
39 Torn and Restored Cigarette Paper with New Climax
42 New Borrowed Cigarette in Pocket Book: borrowed, lit cigaratte vanishes to appear in a purse, still lit
43 Photos: a page of B&W photos showing some of the moves