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The most excellent book of how to do card tricks

Peter Eldin

The most excellent book of how to do card tricks

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Published by Aladdin/Watts in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Card tricks -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Eldin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17391547M
    ISBN 100749625392
    OCLC/WorldCa35666313

    Excepting a few self-working and mathematical tricks, most card tricks of this period depended heavily on the pass. I still feel residual shame from the one time in fifth grade when our teacher made us each learn a card trick that we would perform in front of the class for a grade, and when I screwed mine up in front of the whole class, I sat in a corner and very quietly and melodramatically cried. The shuffle was felt necessary to convince the audience that no control was exercised over the card. What was I even doing in college, anyway?

    Author Karl Fulves has collected 72 foolproof card tricks that "work themselves"- no special skills or sleight-of-hand necessary! Also this is the quickest of all the card tricks to learn because it requires zero prep and the actual teaching part of it takes forty whole seconds. But the next few minutes of tutorial are totally worth the mind-boggling reaction you're going to get from the first unsuspecting victim you use this on. This your time to shine.

    This book shows you a backdoor appr 3 reviews Out of stock. However, this seems to have led to a misunderstanding. Based on a volume compiled by Dr. Also explained were the "Cavorting Aces", as the trick is now commonly called, and the first published methods for the Four Ace Assembly, which were derived from earlier tricks in which aces, jacks or kings were separated in the pack, yet gathered magically in the center.


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Based on a volume compiled by Dr. Just watch a few of these videos, pick one easy-peasy trick to master, and ta-daaaaa!

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You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. However, if other aspects of cards interest you, you should consider picking it up - it's inexpensive, and Jay's work is always interesting.

Thanks so much for putting this together and offering it to the performing arts community. While there IS a finite number of effects in magic - check out Roberto Giobbi's essays on this that ran not long ago in Genii - the approaches and presentations are virtually limitless, and their strength comes The most excellent book of how to do card tricks book what fits the performer.

Skillful, passionate, modest, humorous, charismatic While most other UK magic shops hide what happens behind the scenes, we want you to know exactly how things work. Privacy Policy. At the tender age of 10, I had The most excellent book of how to do card tricks book failed so hard at anything before.

This is still an excellent procedure, but is seldom practiced by today's card magicians. Oh, and it's free so get it. All that, and he held down a day job! For roughly fifty years most magicians summarily discarded the pass for easier procedures. You might be wondering why card tricks are a valuable life skill for you to learn at this point in the game, so gather round, fellow people of the internet, and I'll tell you: You can learn magic to make friends at partiesto get out of speeding ticketsor if you're feeling particularly ambitious, keep mastering the craft until you become the next David Blainemake bank, and meet a ton of celebrities.

One thing I have noticed over the years is that people involved in the performing arts have a wonderful desire to share with others. There is so much carry over between the two art forms and within this book you will find so many things that will help you be better at all performing arts.

The common procedure was to have the selection returned to the center of the pack, then to bring it to the top or bottom with the pass, and conclude with a false shuffle. Other external services We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps and external Video providers.

The famous four ace trick of Conus, as explained in Robert-Houdin's Les Secrets de la Prestidigitation etde la Mage and later books, does not include in any of its phases an assembly as modern magicians define the effect. Under the pen name of Professor Hoffmann, he continued this column for five years; then in he compiled it into book form under the tide of Modern Magic Though Hoffmann's columns and the resulting book were seen by the conjurers of the period to be scandalous exposures, eventually Hoffmann's work came to be considered, among English-speaking magiciansone of the finest texts on conjuring ever written.

So far Vol 1.Dec 30,  · Most of the explanations seem very short, and I've read a few that were kind of confusing. So my question is what do you think are the best tricks in this book? If you feel like specifying the best trick in each section that's cool too. Also, any other advice for tackling this massive collection of card magic is greatly appreciated!

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet .Ebook 25,  · Excepting a few self-working and mathematical ebook, most card tricks of this period depended heavily on the pass. It is interesting to note the changes in opinion on the utility of the pass that have occurred during the last century.

For over one hundred and fifty years the pass was the single most important tool of the card conjurer.