The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite
The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite
written by Walt Lees
1981
Work of Roger Crosthwaite
47 pages (Stapled), Selfpublished
Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Walt Lees
Language: English
(23 entries)
Data entered by Lorenz Schär.
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Walt Lees Introduction biographical introduction 1
Roger Crosthwaite Think-a-Card shuffled deck, wording and eye movement 3
Unknown Turnover Glimpse in turning cards over, break to step 5
Roger Crosthwaite Stacked Deck Refinement stacked deck in conjunction with the think a card plot inspired by "Si Stebbins Sorcery" (Edward Marlo, 1971) 8
Roger Crosthwaite Think-a-Card Control think a card plot and the Hofzinser spread cull 8
Roger Crosthwaite Think-a-Card Force psychological force, timing 10
Roger Crosthwaite The Eidetic Prediction card is placed in the box, spectator think of a card, that card is divined and later found to be the card put in the box in the beginning 11
Roger Crosthwaite The Crosthwaite Card Case 11
Unknown Rear Palm using the glide 14
Roger Crosthwaite Loading a Card in Case from the rear palm 16
Roger Crosthwaite The Geiger Mystery card is located by sound, then it vanishes between two others and is found to be the card put in the case in the beginning inspired by "The Geiger Discovery" (Edward Marlo, 1970) 18
Unknown Marking a Card in a Spread break to step, different pattern in the spread see also "Marking a Position in a Card Spread" (Bill Simon, 1952) 18
Roger Crosthwaite The 2nd Geiger Mystery see also "The Geiger Discovery" (Edward Marlo, 1970) 22
Roger Crosthwaite The Crosthwaite Key Card with ink dot 22
Roger Crosthwaite Multiple Card Control with the Crosthwaite Key Card 23
Ernando Veneri The Veneri Flesh Break 24
Roger Crosthwaite The Multiple Shift 27
Roger Crosthwaite Roger's Angels signed card appears between selected pair of queens, then the backs of the queens change into cards with dogs on it, eventually a toy dog appears 30
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety 33
Peter Kane Four Card and Deck Display backs see also "Royal Flush Flash" (Peter Kane, 1967) 36
Unknown Boomerang Flourish 39
Roger Crosthwaite Thanks to Kaps two decks, one card is signed on the back by the performer without showing the face, from the other deck a spectator thinks of a card, they match inspired by "An Effect" (Allan Ackerman, 1978) 41
Fred Kaps Card Switch while turning card over 45