Card Magic - A Practical Approach by Bob White - DVD

$49.95

The inviolable rule of the professional is uniformity of action. Any departure from the customary manner of holding, shuffling, cutting or dealing the cards may be noticed, and is consequently avoided... Whether the procedure is true or 'blind,' the same apparent action is maintained throughout." - The Expert at the Card Table, 1902

"Volume upon volume has been written on cards. Paying particular attention to the uniformity of action is generally a minor detail in most compositions. However, this subject is a crucial one. Its implementation helps eliminate suspicion in the minds of the spectators. Connecting the dodges of showing two or three cards as one, the Gemini Count, top change, various false counts, etc., with a common link of uniformity strengthens the overall ability to deceive the already suspicious crowd... The various techniques are logical and the style is compatible with the way most handle playing cards when they are not trying to do a contrived maneuver of some sort. Their utility is far reaching and many of these techniques have served me for over thirty years. On many occasions, they have caught the well-posted card magician off guard for one reason or another." - It's a Matter of Style, 1997

In addition to card effects, Bob White teaches a uniform system for showing a single card, doing double and triple lifts, false counts (including the Elmsley and Gemini counts) and one-handed Tilt.

White's Fingerprint Trick Lie Detector Test Thought-Of Card Across E.G. Brown's Spelling Trick Japanese Aces Ambitious Classic Revisited Slow Motion Jazz Aces Ladies and Gentlemen A Chemical Reaction Dai Vernon's unpublished Penetration of Thought & Double Pinochle

Running Time: Approximately 1hr 39min


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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 30 April, 2010.

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