Tricks That Need To Be Invented

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“…and when I now pull the string in my left inside pocket, ladies and gentlemen, my ears will pop right back to their regular place!”

A Goodliffe photograph snipped for a cheap laugh from a Donald Bevan manuscript on Goodliffe and Abracadabra magazine, which you may read here on the fine Davenport Collection website.


 

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Rarely Seen Tricks (1): Leg Illusion

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I must admit that I had never seen this illusion before. I found these pictures and a desciption in a manuscript by past editor Donald Bevan on Goodliffe, founder of Abracadabra magazine.

According to Bevan, “Leg Illusion” was the only notable magic invention by Goodliffe, as you can read here.