Tag Archives: Gemini – Ted Lesley

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Ted Lesley – Psychokinetic Banknight

Columnist: Ted Lesley PSYCHOKINETIC BANKNIGHT By Ted Lesley In a recent “Vibrations”, the magazine of the “Psychic Entertainer’s Association” I found an effect which immediately drew my attention. In an article by my good friend Docc Hilford from Florida he explained parts of his “bizarre” show. Amongst the effects he described was a “bank night”-routine, […]

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Ted Lesley – Psuedo-psychometry

Columnist: Ted Lesley Psuedo-psychometry is an eftect popularized by Theodore Annemann, who presented it with great success in his shows. Through the years many magicians and mentalists have explored the possibilities inherent in this effect. Dozens of versions are available on the market, hundreds are in the literature. The effect, as I’m sure you know, […]

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Ted Lesley – "perfect Pocket-watch"

Columnist: Ted Lesley (Boretti/Ted Lesley) Mr. Boretti has a magic mail-order-business in Neustadt/Germany and I was and still am very enthusiastic about the effects he sells, which are mostly his own inventions. One of his marketed mental tricks is “Perfect Pocket-Watch” and I’m very grateful that he granted me permission to share it. EFFECT: With […]

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Ted Lesley – "origami – Telekinesis"

Columnist: Ted Lesley (Ted Lesley) I dedicate this routine to my friend EUGENE BURGER, from whom I learned a lot during the past ten years! My “Teleport Envelope” is a most versatile gimmick, as you will agree after you have constructed one and tried it out before an audience. The “magic” seems to happen in […]

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Ted Lesley – "going Back In Time"

Columnist: Ted Lesley (Ted Lesley) This particular routine is my favourite one. I’ve been performing it for a couple of years in nightclubs and theatres all over Germany with sensational success. The trick leaves any audience entertained, mystified and completely spellbound. If the conditions are right, this is one of the most talked about mysteries […]

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Ted Lesley – The "kismet" Envelope

Columnist: Ted Lesley (Norman Houghton) This “Three-Way-Envelope” is the best we came across. It is easy to construct (it takes you less than two minutes); it’s immediately reusable and foolproof in its handling. Look at the illustrations on the last page. These show clearly its construction. It is made from an opaque, end-opening envelope measu-ring […]

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Ted Lesley – "decisions! Decisions!"

Columnist: Ted Lesley (Invented by Harry Baron. Additional ideas by Ken deCourcy and Ted Lesley) This trick was invented by the late Harry Baron and was published in the first volume of Ken deCourcy’s wonderful magazine “Coffeebreak Chronicle”. Harry Baron was very ingenious in giving old gimmicks and tricks a new “twist”. Let us give […]

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