‘The Baker that’s a Faker’, became a professional close up performer after his bakery business closed. Developed and perfected one the great close up acts of all time, a master of misdirection, he was also a successful dealer specialising in the manufacture of a superior type of sponge ball.
CONFESSIONS OF A SPONGE BALL MAKER: INTERVIEW
ALBERT GOSHMAN LECTURE – 17.12.1977
Introduction – Coin routine purse salt shaker – coin change in the hands – coin Matrix – Spellbound – Bowl routine – Rising Cards – Card to Purse – Coins through table – coin roll to classic palm – Sponges – Francis Carlyle’s sponge ball vanish – learn vanishes without the object – think it out – lapping – Nudist Deck – glass through table – – copper silver. For relative information apropos the act refer to the book co-written with Patrick Page (1985) – look at the Video of the Act to determine how the long musical segments are used.
Impossible exchange of two marked coins – fooled Bobo – Meeting at the Summit – silent and explanation – published in Hugard’s – Card in Purse – card fold – my theory of magic – Jay Ose – You’re the magic – Lee. J. Cobb –be unique – act is based on situations – Chaplin.
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