Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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-The originator of this book-test method is Jim Sherman. It was marketed by the National Magic Co. in 1938 (this information discovered by Max Maven). The original used two metal cards with a rectangular window cut into them; one gimmicked, the other for examination. The application of the Wordo principle to a gimmicked paper clip is Bruce Elliott'​s,​ and appears in "​Fate",​ his trick in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13129/​Phoenix+151+200/​111|Phoenix]]//,​ No. 177, May 6, 1949, p. 708.+The originator of this book-test method is Jim Sherman. It was marketed by the National Magic Co. in 1938 (see, for example, their ad in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​38397/​The+Sphinx/​37|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 37 No. 10, Dec. 1938, p. 22). The original used two metal cards with a rectangular window cut into them; one gimmicked, the other for examination. The application of the Wordo principle to a gimmicked paper clip is Bruce Elliott'​s,​ and appears in "​Fate",​ his trick in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13129/​Phoenix+151+200/​111|Phoenix]]//,​ No. 177, May 6, 1949, p. 708.
  
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