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Repeat Handkerchief Vanish

The effect of making a handkerchief disappear from the hand and reproducing it from the pocket after each vanish is Oswald Williams's; see The Sphinx, Vol. 26 No. 10, Dec. 1947, pp. 308 & 312.

A young Peter Warlock suggested to Williams the idea of producing a lemon to give the routine a climax; see The Linking Ring, Vol. 66 No. 1, Jan. 1986, p. 77.

See also: Six-Card Repeat.