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T H E

A U T H O R

T O N Y

C O R I N D A

mysteriously appeared on the magical scene but a few years ago. Nobody has quite discovered where he came from but in no time, everybody knew he was here. Today, known through­ out the world, Corinda has been ac­ claimed as inventor, writer and teacher of Mentalism—the art of mindreading. Whilst on tour in America, his friends persuaded him to write a book and with the support of nearly every pro­ fessional Mentalist in the world, Corinda set out to compile The Thirteen Steps to Mentalism. After two years the series was published Step by Step. Without the advice of friends and invaluable assistance of the Publisher, Harry Clarke, the task would have been impossible. However, Corinda suc­ ceeded in producing what has now become the only real encyclopedia of mental magic. For this, he has received many honours — including recognition from The Magic Circle who awarded him membership to the Inner Circle with Gold Star—a covetous award. Today Corinda maintains the standard of his work. As specialist in Mentalism, he keeps busily engaged in the running of two magic Studios and month by month, the world sees some­ thing new from the young man who decided to arrive from mid air and become an authority among experts. D.J.


“SWAMI GIMMICK” BY

CORINDA

STEP ONE IN CORINDA’S SERIES:-

“THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM”

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STEP ONE in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM”

THE

“SWAMI

GIMMICK”

CONTENTS PART ONE TYPES

PART TWO TECHNIQUE

PART THREE TRICKS

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“ Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading ” BY

CORINDA

STEP TWO IN CORINDA’S SERIES:—

“THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM”

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STEP TWO in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM ”

CONTENTS

PART ONE PENCIL READING

PART TWO LIP READING

PART THREE SOUND READING

PART FOUR TOUCH READING

PART FIVE MUSCLE READING

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“MNEMONICS AND MENTAL SYSTEMS” BY

CORINDA

STEP THREE IN CORINDA’S SERIES:—

“THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM”

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STEP THREE in CORINDA’S SERIES “ THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM ”

“ MNEMONICS AND MENTAL SYSTEMS ”

CONTENTS

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PREDICTIONS BY

CORINDA

STEP FOUR IN CORINDA'S SERIES:—

“THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM”

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STEP FOUR in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM ”

CONTENTS

PART ONE INTRODUCTION

PART TWO TECHNIQUE

PART THREE PREDICTIONS FOR THE STAGE

PART FOUR PREDICTIONS FOR THE DRAWING ROOM

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BLINDFOLDS & X-RAY EYES BY

CORINDA

STEP FIVE IN CORINDA'S SERIES

“THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM”

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LOGIC — CHILD. MOTHER. Child. Mother. Child. Mother.

“ Mummy, what’s that man doing up there ?” “ He’s putting on a Blindfold, my dear”. “What’s a Blindfold. Mummy?” “ Something you wear so that you cannot see”. “Why’s he wearing one. Mummy?” “ So that he can tell us what he’s looking at ... ” —

CORINDA.


STEP FIVE in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM”

CONTENTS

PART ONE TYPES

PART TWO TECHNIQUE

PART T H R E E TRICKS

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BILLETS BY

STEP SIX IN CORINDA’S SERIES:—

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CORINDA S “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM” (A Step by Step Course on Mental Magic and Allied Arts)

STEP THREE: MNEMONICS AND MENTAL SYSTEMS. All in one book—a Complete and Comprehensive Collection of Mnemotechnic Memory Systems and master mysteries of the Mind which utilise special codes and systematic arrangement of objects and cards, etc. TECHNIQUE — PATTER EFFECTS. Such things as:—

PRESENTATION

OF

CLASSIC

THE AMAZING MEMORY — QUICK CALCULATIONS — SQUARING AND CUBING IN THE HEAD — THE MAGIC SQUARE — THE KNIGHT'S TOUR — CHESS TRICKERY — A DAY FOR ANY DATE — THE STACKED DECK — EIGHT KINGS SI STEBBINS — MANY OTHERS — MNEMONIC NUMBER CODE and so forth. An invaluable collection all in one handy reference your collection and see that Step Three is ordered today.

work—complete

STEP FOUR: PREDICTIONS. A goldmine of information. The technique section gives you a very wide study of Billet Knives, Pocket Indexes, Predictions for Stage and Drawing Room Publicity Stunts and so on. No less than twenty sen­ sational Prediction Effects are supplied—covering tricks for the drawing room and cabaret floor. No detail is omitted—the biggest Step issued so far—and up to standard in every way. Including many new tricks never before revealed or published.

STEP FIVE: BLINDFOLDS AND X-RAY EYES. Another reference work covering every conceivable aspect of this type of trickery. Pages on different types of Blindfolds, how to make them and use them. Tricks that you can do—hints—stunts—complete routines running into an entire programme. This Step—like every other Step, is of the highest quality—only the best goes in The Thirteen Steps to Mentalism!

ALL THESE BOOKS AND STEPS 1 & 2 ARE AVAILABLE NOW! PRICE EACH STEP:

10/-.

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Direct from American Dealers.

$1.50.

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From all Leading Dealers. TRIKS

KLINGSOR,

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20 Square Riga, Bruxelles.


STEP SIX in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM”

CONTENTS

PART ONE: TECHNIQUE

PART TWO: TRICKS AND ROUTINES

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“BOOK TESTS” and SUPPLEMENT BY

CORINDA

STEP SEVEN IN CORINDA’S SERIES

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STEP SEVEN IN CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM” “BOOK TESTS AND FOGEL INTERVIEW”

CONTENTS

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AN INTERVIEW WITH FOGEL The text of a tape-recorded discussion between Fogel and Corinda on the subject of Mentalism. 222


TWO PERSON TELEPATHY BY

CORINDA

STEP EIGHT IN CORINDA’S SERIES:—

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STEP EIGHT in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM” “ TWO PERSON TELEPATHY ” CONTENTS PART ONE:

MAJOR

SYSTEMS

PART TWO: MINOR SYSTEMS

PART THREE: ROUTINES

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“TWO PERSON TELEPATHY”


MEDIUMISTIC STUNTS BY

CORINDA

STEP NINE IN CORINDA'S SERIES:—

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STEP NINE in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM ” “MEDIUMISTIC STUNTS” CONTENTS PART ONE: TECHNIQUE

PART TWO: PHYSICAL PHENOMENA

PART THREE: MENTAL PHENOMENA

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MEDIUMISTIC STUNTS

With Drawings by Eric Mason


CARD TRICKS BY

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STEP TEN in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM” CARD TRICKS CONTENTS

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QUESTION AND ANSWER (READINGS) BY

STEP ELEVEN IN CORINDA'S SERIES:

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CORINDA’S “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM” (A Step by Step Course on Mental Magic and Allied Arts)

STEP THREE: MNEMONICS AND MENTAL SYSTEMS. All in one book—a Complete and Comprehensive Collection of Mnemotechnic Memory Systems and master mysteries of the Mind which utilise special codes and systematic arrangement of objects and cards, etc. TECHNIQUE — PATTER EFFECTS. Such things as:—

THE AMAZING MEMORY SQUARING AND CUBING IN SQUARE — THE KNIGHT’S A DAY FOR ANY DATE — KINGS SI STEBBINS — NUMBER CODE and so forth.

PRESENTATION

OF

CLASSIC

QUICK CALCULATIONS THE HEAD — THE MAGIC TOUR — CHESS TRICKERY — THE STACKED DECK — EIGHT MANY OTHERS — MNEMONIC

An invaluable collection all in one handy reference your collection and see that Step Three is ordered today.

work—complete

STEP FOUR: PREDICTIONS. A goldmine of information. The technique section gives you a very wide study of Billet Knives, Pocket Indexes, Predictions for Stage and Drawing Room Publicity Stunts and so on. No less than twenty sen­ sational Prediction Effects are supplied—covering tricks for the drawing room and cabaret floor. No detail is omitted—the biggest Step issued so far—and up to standard in every way. Including many new tricks never before revealed or published.

STEP FIVE: BLINDFOLDS AND X-RAY EYES. Another reference work covering every conceivable aspect of this type of trickery. Pages on different types of Blindfolds, how to make them and use them. Tricks that you can do—hints—stunts—complete routines running into an entire programme. This Step—like every other Step, is of the highest quality—only the best goes in The Thirteen Steps to Mentalism!

ALL THESE BOOKS AND STEPS 1 & 2 ARE AVAILABLE NOW !


STEP ELEVEN in CORINDA’S SERIES “ THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM ” QUESTION AND ANSWER (READINGS) CONTENTS

PART ONE

PART TWO

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PUBLICITY STUNTS BY

CORINDA

STEP TWELVE IN CORINDA’S SERIES:—

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CORINDA’S “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM” (A Step by Step Course on Mental Magic and Allied Arts)

STEP THREE: MNEMONICS AND MENTAL SYSTEMS. All in one book—a Complete and Comprehensive Collection of Mnemotechnic Memory Systems and master mysteries of the Mind which utilise special codes and systematic arrangement of objects and cards, etc. TECHNIQUE — PATTER EFFECTS. Such things as:—

PRESENTATION

OF

CLASSIC

THE AMAZING MEMORY — QUICK CALCULATIONS — SQUARING AND CUBING IN THE HEAD — THE MAGIC SQUARE — THE KNIGHT’S TOUR — CHESS TRICKERY — A DAY FOR ANY DATE — THE STACKED DECK — EIGHT KINGS SI STEBBINS — MANY OTHERS — MNEMONIC NUMBER CODE and so forth. An invaluable collection all in one handy reference your collection and see that Step Three is ordered today.

work—complete

STEP FOUR: PREDICTIONS. A goldmine of information. The technique section gives you a very wide study of Billet Knives, Pocket Indexes, Predictions for Stage and Drawing Room Publicity Stunts and so on. No less than twenty sen­ sational Prediction Effects are supplied—covering tricks for the drawing room and cabaret floor. No detail is omitted—the biggest Step issued so far—and up to standard in every way. Including many new tricks never before revealed or published.

STEP FIVE: BLINDFOLDS AND X-RAY EYES. Another reference work covering every conceivable aspect of this type of trickery. Pages on different types of Blindfolds, how to make them and use them. Tricks that you can do—hints—stunts—complete routines running into an entire programme. This Step—like every other Step, is of the highest quality—only the best goes in The Thirteen Steps to Mentalism!

ALL THESE BOOKS AND STEPS 1 & 2 ARE AVAILABLE NOW !


STEP TWELVE in CORINDA’S SERIES “ THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM ”

“PUBLICITY STUNTS”

CONTENTS

PART ONE

PART TWO

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patter and presentation BY

CORINDA

STEP THIRTEEN IN CORINDA’S SERIES:—

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STEP THIRTEEN in CORINDA’S SERIES “THIRTEEN STEPS TO MENTALISM ”

PATTER AND PRESENTATION

CONTENTS

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