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“Tear-A-Bit” by George Blake

This is a novel torn and restored paper trick based on the word HABIT. The magician patters about how difficult it is to get rid of a habit. As each letter is torn off the audience see in turn ABIT, BIT, IT and T. Each time the magician has an amusing line of patter that fits the remaining letters. The paper is finally restored. The instructions tell us that: ‘The Sole Rights to use the word HABIT in a paper tearing effect have been purchased by Max Andrews from the originator George Blake.’

Item Details

Size The HABIT paper is 530 x 115mm.
Date Mid 20th century.
People ,
Key Phrases ,
Ref no N3113