These are Mr. Rae’s variations of existing effects with cards and cigarettes, but there are also some very unusual effects, such as bending a piece of glass, a version of “any drink called for”, a very clever idea for using a hat as a servante to allow a deck switch,a convincing and deceptive method for vanishing a rifle, and an ingenious version of the “glass of water through hat”.There is also a chapter on mind reading, with an impressive memory demonstration.