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Secrets of Mental Magic by Dr. Spencer ThorntonSecrets of Mental Magic
by Dr. Spencer Thornton


Mind-bending mentalism for psychic entertainers who demand the best!

Dr. Thornton reveals 30 effects, psychic principles, ruses and ideas in this must-have mentalism how-to book. These are effects and devices that you will USE!

If the name sounds familiar to you, Thornton's ideas have been used, vetted and praised by the likes of Robert A. Nelson and David Hoy, to name a few. After reading the contents of this amazing work, you, too, will be singing his praises!

Here's a partial look at the contents:

  • Introduction
  • Thorntonism
  • Other Thorntonism Ideas
  • Pulse Control
  • Thornton's Impossible Book Test
  • Direction of Thought
  • Precognition
  • Mind Over Mind
  • Par X Prediction
  • Variations
  • The Sensitive Touch
  • Mental Three Shell Game
  • I'll Read Your Mind
  • Anytime, Anywhere
  • Futuramic Headline Prediction
  • Minds in Unison
  • The Mentalist's Pencil
  • Initial Psychometry
  • Mind to Mind
  • The Pocket Writer
  • Two-Man Mentalism
  • The Diminishing Mirror
  • Transmission by Contact
  • The Locator Card
  • Using Your Bottomless Glass
  • One-Way Forcing Deck Ideas
  • Simultaneous Discovery Book Test
  • Free Choice
  • The Exchange Tray
  • Mystery of the Keys
  • Magnetic Fingers
  • About the Author

"This book is easily worth twice the price, if for no other reason than the illustrated plans for creating your own mentalist's switch clip device (eerily similar to Nelson's Mental Gimic). Thornton's 'Direction of Thought' routine with ESP symbols also blew me away. What a great collection!"
--B.W. McCarron

"At last here is a really top value and PRACTICAL series of effects and routines that work. The best publication of practical effects in five years in my judgment."

--Burling Hull

"Effects for the stage as well as small gatherings, and impromptu. If you are interested in mentalism, get this book."

--Eddie Clever

PDF format. Revised and enlarged reprint of the 1958 Ed Mellon first edition, featuring several important corrections, content updates, and added material. Every word has been reset in crystal clear, digital type. 70 pages in all, plus supplement. $10 US.

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