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  • An extremely efficient, practical, easy and stunning approach to the classic "Cards Across" plot for close-up or stage conditions Four red-backed cards are displayed; theyre counted and held by a spectator Another set of blue-backed cards is shown, and a second spectator simply thinks of any one. The packets are held by the spectators, who stand

  • An Approach to Dr. Jaks classic "Supersonic" (without the stand). A spectator is asked to freely shuffle a deck of cards. The mentalist displays a book on divination, explaining that he has been studying Cartomancy-the ancient system of telling fortunes with playing cards. An envelope is then given to the participant to hold and the performer s

  • A perplexing piece of close-up mental magic. Six cards from a childrens word game are used; each has a picture of a different fruit or vegetable. While the performer is turned a way, the participant mixes the cards, then chooses one of the items at random, and silently spells its name in order to "lock it in" mentally. Before the performer retrei

  • The performer brings out a small object concealed in his hand. This is given to a participant to hold in his or her left hand, without the person viewing it. The performer comments, "Although you cant see it, you can feel that its a plastic chip, perhaps for some sort of game like Poker. Well, playing cards are often used for game-playing, and al

  • At the start of the routine, the performer begins by asking the audience if theyre familiar with the game of Three-Card Monte. Admitting that the game is rigged, the performer offers to explain it. What follows is a roller coaster ride that the audience cannot conceivably follow, and they are left magically dazzled and bewildered. Even when remova

  • Since 1965, Phil Goldstein has published over 1000 ingenious tricks and routines. From this huge body of work he has chosen 60 of his best card tricks, the cream of the bountiful crop. His criteria were clarity of plot, entertainment value, and high magical content. Focus contains all 60 of these choice effects, the very best from one of todays mos

  • It has been a few years since Phil Goldsteins last book of magic, Thabbatical, was released. It is now a sought-after work, out-of-print with secondhand copies hard to obtain. So what has Mr. Goldstein been up to since then? The answer is Redivider, a book containing 24 tricks and routines with cards, including mental feats, a devilish repeat Do-as

  • This is a quick packet routine involving four picture cards. One shows a rocket ship; its dealt to the table. The others bear the numerals for a countdown, and the cards are dealt as the performer calls out, "Three, two, one.. blast off!!" With this final exclamation, the initial card is turned up, and the rocket is gone, replaced by an explosion

  • The magician proudly presents an innovative version of a classic of card magic: the Four Ace Assembly. What makes it so new and different? Instead of aces, its done with queens. Okay, okay.. Thats not a big change. But it really is something new. The queen of spades is set aside, face down. The other three queens are dealt into a row and, as per

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