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Magical Effects and Entertainments
 
This page attempts to record what is known about the origin and history of Magical Effects and Entertainments. Please contact me if you know any of this information is incorrect or if you have any other information that should be added. Thank you.

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Troublewit - 1676 onwards

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The Magician's Purse - 1956

This effect appears in 'Paper Magic' by Robert Harbin, which was published by Oldbourne in London in 1956. The text says, 'Source ... Alex Housmann, Germany'.

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The Double Note - 1956

This effect appears in 'Paper Magic' by Robert Harbin, which was published by Oldbourne in London in 1956. The text says, 'Attributed to Will Goldston'.

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