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Great Ovette's Tricks and Illusionettes Book

  • A Collection of Easy Buil;t Tricks & Small Illusions!

Great Ovette's Tricks and Illusionettes Book

By The Great Ovette,

 "Being a Collection of Easily Built Tricks and Small Illusions"


Ovette was a top ranking magician. He knew what was practical from his own experience as a successful performer. In this excellent book, Ovette gives you the "cream" of many effects used in his own shows. All the tricks can easily be built of any materials you have handy and with the simplest of tools. You will find many tricks in this well-illustrated book that will help improve your act, whether you are an amateur or a professional.


Contents Include:

  • The Great Ovette: a short biography
  • A Novel Opening Number: Dove and Rabbit production from bowls
  • The Waterless Tube: a can is filled with water, but a ribbon pours out and baby chicks are produced
  • Magic Bunny Rings: three rings are placed on a tray and covered with another tray. Top tray is removed, and a rabbit appears.
  • The Oriental Bead Rack: a tool to force a color
  • The Oriental Tube: confetti to rabbit illusion
  • Stack of Fish Bowls: inexpensive bowl production
  • Bunny Production Box: how to build it
  • The Traveling Silks: silks travel from one paper bag to another
  •  On Again Off Again: follow up with four silks
  •  Bird and Cage: dove vanishes from newspaper and appears in box
  •  The Vanishing Lamp: lamp vanishes under a cloth
  • Bird and Cage Illusion: Canary and silk transpose 
  • Candle and Fan: fan vanishes and a candle has changed into the fan
  • Catalog of Selected Magic Books: advertisement

Details: Tricks and Illusionettes 

Illustrated by Thomas M. Libonati. 

30 Pages, Softcover, Saddle-stitched, Size 5 1/2" by 8 1/2"

Originally published in 1944.  This edition published 1982 by D. Robbins & Co. 


Media Type Shipped Product

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