For over 30 years, Harry Allen has been one of America's most popular magicians, comedians and magic dealers. His comedy books have been best sellers, his original magic effects have been published and marketed all over the world, and his lectures have been received enthusiastically by magicians everywhere.
Comedy Bits and Magic Routines features Harry in his natural environment, in front of a fun-loving audience, demonstrating his favorite magic effects and showing off his encyclopedic supply of one-liners. Along the way, you'll gain insights and learn finesses on tricks you may have resigned to your magic drawer long ago . . . if you can stop laughing long enough. So, join the fun . . . Harry Allen's Comedy Bits & Magic Routines is a magical laugh fest -- no kidding!
Dream Bag - A flat paper bag magically produces three jumbo crystal flower boxes and three 18" silks.
Foursome - Four fanned cards change to totally different cards, front and back.
Flying Cards - How about two thought-of cards vanishing from the table and appearing in the spectator's pocket. Unbelievable!
Mesh Coin Bag - Two quarters magically appear inside an obviously empty mesh bag. If that's not enough, the two quarters turn into a half dollar, then into a jumbo half.
Future Mental - Mentalism at its best. A thought-of colored ball vanishes and appears in the magician's pocket. Repeated with no reset.
Alligator Coins - Two half-dollars change into two English pennies.
Triception - ESP magic where the spectator calls the shots and all predictions come out correctly. Calculator Prediction - You can predict names in phone books, Bibles, or textbooks with a calculator that you have no control over.
Golden Key - Move the parts of a key in all directions, then hand it out as it turns into a normal key.
Psychic Escape - A visual penetration of a thought-of colored lifesaver disc from a cord.
Card in Glass - A selected card is shuffled and left in a glass by the spectator.
Silk to Flame - From bare hands, you produce a silk, then turn it into fire, only to have it all vanish.
X-act Match - A thought-of card is the only card in the deck with an "x" on the back. No force, no roughing fluid, no set-up.
Shrinking Die - A normal-sized die diminishes to a tiny die.
Wonder Bar - Levitation at its best. A three-inch bar floats in and out of a test tube.
Sawing a Woman in Half - The hottest Four Ace trick you've ever seen. A freely selected card appears in a most visual way.
Matrix - Four coins assemble themselves under one card under impossible conditions. This is a real nice mix of coin and card magic.
Blanco - Blank faced cards one at a time change into normal playing cards.
Rare Coin Penetration - A ping-pong ball, coin, and silk are put into a clear glass tumbler, showing it to be solid. The silk and coin penetrate the bottom of the glass at the same time.
Melting Mirror - A beautiful solid mirror enables a silk to penetrate from the front to the back while showing the mirror to be solid.
Spoon Spinner - Two spoons attach themselves to each other. The bottom spoon rotates right in front of your eyes. Both spoons can then be handed out as they turn back to normal spoons.
Joker Message - A selected card comically vanishes from the deck and reappears in the card box, which has been in plain view the whole time.
China Change - If you blink, you will miss it! A half dollar changes into a Chinese coin in the blink of an eye.
Money Cups - A Three-Card Monte done with money and cups and an unbelievable surprise ending.
R/B Coin Deck - Scotch & Soda - If there was ever a classic in magic, this is it!
DHQ - A magnificent prediction with coins that you can do anywhere at any time.
$1.35 Trick - Four coins totaling $1.35 visually turn into one coin, Both your hands are shown empty. The three coins that vanished reappear elsewhere.
Flash Coins - Two coins transpose from under one playing card to the other faster than a walking cow!
2 Copper / 1 Silver - Two copper coins change places with one silver coin -- not once, but three times! Day at the Circus - A very funny stand-up routine. Get the audience to do things you never imagined. The North and the South - Clear water changes into a volcano of snow right in front of your eyes -- the real definition of a metamorphosis!