Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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Crazy Dice

This old standard of beginners' magic sets—the divination of the topmost number on a die hidden inside two nesting plastic capsules—was invented by Harry Roydon and put on the market in late 1954 (see, for example, Abbott's ad for it in Tops, Vol. 19 No. 10, Oct. 1954, p. 14).