Inner Secrets of Card Magic
Inner Secrets of Card Magic
written by Lewis Ganson
work of Dai Vernon
76 pages (Hardcover), published by The Supreme Magic Company
Illustrated with photographs
(38 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key card see also "Telepathic Miracle" (J. B. Bobo, 1947), "An Emotional Out" (Roberto Giobbi & Dai Vernon, 2010), "Impossible Killer" (Bill Abbott & Dai Vernon, 2013) 7
Dai Vernon Cocktail Cards Cards are mixed in hat yet three cards are found 10
Dai Vernon The Bent Corner Prediction Spectator names number up to 52, card there is predicted by performer 12
Dai Vernon Colour Separation four red and black cards are separated behind the back, crimp 14
Dai Vernon Repeat "Do as I do" Spectator and Magician exchange cards from different colored decks which match. Sets up again. 17
Charles Nyquist Ribbon Spread Hideout 18
Dai Vernon Four of a kind Magician and Spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be four of a kind see also "Aces Wild" (Ron Johnson & Harry Lorayne, 1962), "Four of a Mind" (Paul Swinford, 1969) 19
Dai Vernon Matching the Cards standard 22
Dai Vernon Stabbing Force 22
Jack Avis Avis Spread Switch here credited to Henry Christ see also "Flexible Christ Spread Switch" (Ken Krenzel & Jack Avis, 1990), "Avis Spread Switch" (Jack Avis, 1994) 23
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Colour Changing Pack standart 25
Dai Vernon The Rising Card 27
Al Baker The Pack that cuts itself thread 30
Dai Vernon & Al Baker The Walking and Jumping Card Card "walks" out of a hat and jumps out of it 33
Dai Vernon To show the top card 35
Dai Vernon Ginsburg Poke see also "The Olram Poke" (Edward Marlo, 1991) 36
Dai Vernon Jumbo Surprise a Card becomes a Jumbo Card when turned over on the table 38
Dai Vernon Elastic Touch Rubber particles mark the spot 39
Dai Vernon Time to change Gambler's Palm to Gambler's Palm, watch motivation 40
Tenkai Ishida Tenkai's Colour Change 43
Al Altmann Double Colour Change 45
Dai Vernon Some useful Notes on Palming (d) using rear Palm 46
Dai Vernon "Picking off the Pip" see also "Easy Pickings" (Michael Louis, 1985) 47
Dai Vernon Erdnase plus Vernon 49
Dai Vernon "No Palm" Colour Change color change see also "Change Over Palm Change" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 50
Dai Vernon Pinch Colour Change 51
Dai Vernon French Drop Colour Change 52
Bob Hummer Visual Change 53
Cliff Green Visual Change 55
Dai Vernon Interlocked Production 57
Bob Hummer Interlocked Production 63
Senor Notis The Notis Stop Trick using "pivot flourish" 65
M. Jules Dhotel Pop-Up Card Flourish see also "Pop-Up Card Flourish" (M. Jules Dhotel, 1994) 65
Dai Vernon Sure Fire Showdown 10 Card Poker Principle, strippers 69
Dai Vernon Bathroom Strippers using broken glass 70
Dai Vernon The Chinese Second Deal onehanded popover flourish varied by "Chinese Second Deal variation" (Dai Vernon & Tyler Wilson, 2007) 71
Dai Vernon The Shooting Single handed Deal 74
Dai Vernon Look up spectator spreads through deck and thinks of one see also "Estimation #2" (John C. Wagner & Dai Vernon, 1987) 75