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Item #: 9414 -
Over a dozen strictly impromptu tricks you will enjoy using. Many have pattern included. Illustrated 24 Pgs. 1993
PENGUIN GROUP USA INC.
Item #: 4517 -
For many performers, stage life and real life are separate identities. For master illusionist Harry Houdini, the two were inextricably linked. In this widely acclaimed biography, Ruth Brandon shows how Houdini’s obsession with his own mortality drove him to create death-defying stunts that not only captivated the public but also subdued his own raging psychological demons. As Brandon relates Houdini’s methods of escape, she asks: What was he trying to escape from? Her exploration of the...
Item #: 616043917054 -
Originally priced at $4.95 - Reduced to $2.95 A rare classic written by the Chicago-based author in 1904. Selected excerpts from the original cover cheating and card manipulations that would be most interesting to today's card players and magicians. 48 pgs, paperabck, 1904 Reprinted
Item #: 616043914633 -
Covers subjects such as Cup Shuffle, The Master Palm, Close Up and Stand Up. Illustrations 75 Pgs. 1975
Item #: 616043914381 -
Contains more than 600 illustrations to complement hundreds of sleights and tricks to perform with coins. 544 Pgs. 1998 hardcover
Item #: 616043914640 -
Master card throwing, spinning cards on your fingers, switching cards and a huge variety of techniques with those pocket cards you'll muck or need to turn over in Texas Hold'em, Blackjack, etc. Also, a fantastic collection of stunts for any card magician. You will learn the best 40 card techniques to ever hit the table! Top Turnover...Under Turnover...Deck Turnover...Barndoors...Why Flip...Snap Change...Pocket Turn...Explosion...Single Hand Whirl...Two Hand Whirl...Air Whirl...Psych...
Item #: 880074022739 -
World class magician and poker player Rich Ferguson teaches a wide range of card techniques that includes utility moves, flashy stunts such as card spinning and throwing, card switches and changes, visual methods to present chosen cards, and ways to deal cards using only one hand. These 40 stunts were designed with poker players in mind. 2005
Item #: 730475761006 -
Learn how to show off, toss, spin, shuffle, bounce, play and impress with your poker chips! This 'Chip Tricks' DVD comes with over 70 tricks! Shuffle... Pullover... Push Down Shuffle ...Short Shuffle ...Un-shuffle ...Butterfly ...Fat Butterfly ...Roll Down ...Butterfly Balance ...Butterfly Collapse ...Rebound Stack ...Peacock ...Double Butterfly ...S-Fan ...Galaxy ...Vertical Chip Roll ...Anti-Gravity ...Muscle Pass ...Finger Catch ...Ricochet ...Reverse Twirl ...Twirl ...Two Chip...
Item #: 880074014239 -
With this DVD as your guide, you will master many of the most visual and practical card flourishes possible. Step by step instruction from multiple angles makes learning fun and easy. Instant access to each technique using interactive menu. 2005
Item #: 880074014338 -
This DVD explains in detail 50 of the hottest stunts and tricks you have seen on television or at a poker game. 22 shuffling skills and 28 cutting skills. Instant access with each trick using the interactive menu. 2005
HOUDINI'S MAGIC SHOP
Item #: 9407 -
The Royal Road to Card Magic is an excellent introduction to card magic. The skills required to perform these effects are not beyond the abilities of most people and can be performed with a borrowed deck. The arrangement of this book is set up so the performer can learn the moves, then the tricks that go with them. It will take the beginner to an intermediate level using over 100 complete tricks. Index 292 Pgs.2011
Item #: 3311 -
Handcuff King. Escape Artist. International Superstar. Since his death eighty years ago, Harry Houdini's life has been chronicled in books, in film, and on television. Now, in this groundbreaking biography, renowned magic expert William Kalush and best-selling writer Larry Sloman team up to find the man behind the myth. Drawing from millions of pages of research, they describe in vivid detail the passions that drove Houdini to perform ever-more-dangerous feats, his secret life as a spy, and a...
Item #: 9780486229133 -
Classic study exposing closely-kept professional secrets and revealing, in general terms, the whole art of stage magic.
Item #: 1856 -
Parisian detective Villiod wrote this French classic exposing how clever crooks and con artists at the turn of the century circumvented the anti-gambling laws and operated clubs and casinos legally under the "private club" charter ruse. The game was baccarat en banque, and all the mechanics' moves as well as card-stacking techniques are outlined. 221 Pgs. 1976
Item #: 616043912035 -
Explains 26 possibilities and variations of palming while the deck is on the table. Includes 57 illustrations. 38 pgs, paperback, 1957
Item #: 9780963401588 -
The biography of one of the most flamboyant gamblers and hustlers of the century, Alvin Clarence "Titanic" Thompson. He died in 1974 at age 82, but during his lifetime, he became as much of a legend as Bet a Million Gates, Nick the Greek, and Arnold Rothstein. Profiles the man, his acquaintances, his hustles and cons. 234 pgs, paperback, 1982
Item #: 9780955169717 -
The author made his living for years as a casino scammer, a cheat who figured out how to take money from the casinos by means other than winning it. Marcus gives lively details of the ten greatest casino scams, many of which he was part of. These include the Bet and Run Scam, the Identity Theft/Credit Scam, card marking, the French Cigarette Scam, and more. Scams include all games, from keno to roulette to craps, as well as the characters who pulled the scams off and got away with them. 360...
Item #: 9780981916651 -
This book revolves around one great routine that will give your audiences the impression of you having a super intellect and psychic powers. The basic version was previously released in a private manuscript which debuted at the 2009 Psychic Entertainer’s Association’s annual conference where it was a huge hit and an instant sell-out. The basic routine is: A deck of cards is handed to a spectator, and that is the last time you touch the cards. The spectator shuffles the cards and...
Item #: 9781450560184 -
What do women want? They're looking for confidence, personality and humor. With this book, you'll easily pull off a variety of tricks, lines, scams and bets to impress them in no time flat. Also, the secrets of body language and how to use your 'wingman' to get the attention of any dreamgirl. 183 Pages Paperbound 2010
Item #: 616043914664 -
Daubs are special inks used by card manipulators. This booklet explains the types of daubs used, how to get and use them to baffle an audience. Useful for the person who wants to know what to look for in a marked deck. 11 pages, softbound. No Date.
Item #: 9781565848030 -
A guided tour through special-effects environments from 1550 to the present, Norman Klein's The Vatican to Vegas: The History of Special Effects demonstrates how Renaissance and early Baroque artists pioneered interactive, cinematic, and even digital environments. As in our era, sixteenth- and seventeenth-century illusion serviced a global culture and even relied on software of a kind: solid geometry for architecture, optics, sculpture, painting and theater. As if from a cryonic thaw, these...