Card Manipulations (Dover Magic Books) by Jean Hugard

By Jean Hugard

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1973

To the magician and to such a lot audiences, card manipulations are the main interesting kind of card trick. because the manipulator's ability is the single settling on issue, as soon as a level of card dexterity is got the performer can move directly to examine methods certain to entertain, at any time, with out extra training, utilizing any on hand deck of playing cards for the performance.

In this five-book series, Jean Hugard, grasp performer on degree and with small teams, teaches the passes, palming tools, shuffles, arm spreads, colour reverses, sleights, thrives, set-ups, and tips within the top specialist models. After displaying the fundamental manipulations, he develops a couple of unheard of tips the place the manipulations are used. a few illustrations and step by step motives train every one element because the trick will be given in a functionality. by means of operating via those tips, from the easy to the complicated, the magician learns his abilities in a qualified demeanour and in addition profits a large repertoire of particular tips. through the e-book plenty of manipulations and over 100 methods are explained.

The keys to those methods should not popular outdoor specialist magicians' teams. yet to the complex newbie or semiprofessional who has some extent of card ability, the manipulations and methods built during this booklet will upload to the dexterity of the functionality, supply hours of rigorous skill-developing perform, and support construct a qualified, well-rounded repertoire with cards.

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The left fingers are immediately placed against the coat sleeve and moved briskly up and down until you are ready to reveal the coin’s disappearance. A good way to end this trick is to immediately show your right, as well as your left hand, empty. To do this, tuck the coin inside your shirt collar while the final rubbing procedure is going on. 4. The Traveling Coins This is a very deceptive trick, which is apparently done by means of a clever substitution, or so the audience is led to believe, but which really requires no sleight of hand at all.

Reach into the hat and remove the coins one at a time. When you pick up the marked one, you will be able to tell the difference at once. 9. The Coin in the Sleeve EFFECT: In this trick the performer tells the audience that he is going to do, openly and without deception, what magicians are so often accused of doing in secret, namely, put something up his sleeve. Suiting his actions to his words, he drops a quarter into his left sleeve. Bringing his left hand down, he shakes his arm as though to shake out the coin, but no coin appears.

All you have to do to divine the number “by telepathy” is to assume the number 109,890. Once in a great while the total will come out 99,099 and, if your first total (109,890) proves to be wrong, all you have to do is pretend to think for a moment and then announce the total to be 99,099. 4. Birthday Magic EFFECT: This is a mathematical method of determining the month and year of anyone’s birthday. It is sometimes next to impossible to get people to tell their age, but by using this method you can find it out without their even knowing it.

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