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The Origins of Wonder

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-Sid Lorraine suggested that Oswald Williams was probably inspired in his creation of "Watch Your Watch" by Wright and Larsen'​s "The Ghost Watch" in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38308/​The+Sphinx/​11|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 26 No. 5, Jul. 1927, p. 167. The effects do have strong points of resemblance,​ particularly in their use of a holdup presentation. The Wright and Larsen trick uses a pocket watch, which disappears from a paper cone and reappears back on its watch chain.+Sid Lorraine, in his booklet //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​21798/​Patter+Gags+and+Patter+Line+for+the+Talking+Magician/​16|Patter]]//​ (1938, p. 10), suggested that Oswald Williams was probably inspired in his creation of "Watch Your Watch" by Wright and Larsen'​s "The Ghost Watch" in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38308/​The+Sphinx/​11|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 26 No. 5, Jul. 1927, p. 167. The effects do have strong points of resemblance,​ particularly in their use of a holdup presentation. The Wright and Larsen trick uses a pocket watch, which disappears from a paper cone and reappears back on its watch chain.
  
   * [[https://​www.conjuringarchive.com/​list/​category/​2442|Category in Denis Behr's "​Conjuring Archive"​]]   * [[https://​www.conjuringarchive.com/​list/​category/​2442|Category in Denis Behr's "​Conjuring Archive"​]]
  
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