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Scarne on Card Tricks

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Publisher Comments:

In this treasury, the world's number one card wizard sets forth the precise details of 150 professional card tricks — none of which require sleight-of-hand dexterity. Presented with simple instructions and clear illustrations, plus suggestions for accompanying patter, are Houdini's "Card on the Ceiling," Blackstone's "Card Trick Without Cards," Carlyle's "Piano Card Trick," Milton Berle's "Quickie Card Deal," and Scarne's very own "Drunken Poker Deal" and "Knockout Card Trick."

Synopsis:

This marvelous treasury of card magic presents the exact details of 155 professional card tricks that anyone can learn. The world's number-one card wizard, John Scarne, reworked an exciting series of classic card tricks to eliminate the need for sleight-of-hand. Simple instructions and clear diagram

Synopsis:

Scarne, the world's number-one card wizard, reworked 155 classic card tricks to eliminate the need for sleight-of-hand. Simple instructions and clear diagrams illustrate Houdini's "Card on the Ceiling," Blackstone's "Card Trick Without Cards," Carlyle's "Piano Card Trick," Milton Berle's "Quickie Card Deal," and Scarne's own "Drunken Poker Deal" and "Knockout Card Trick."

Table of Contents

Introduction

A New Era in Card Tricks

1. Calling the Cards

2. Aces from the Pocket

3. The Upside-Down Deck

4. Traveling Aces

5. Dunninger's Mental Card Trick

6. Behind the Back Card Trick

7. Scarne's Predicto

8. The Four Royal Flushes

9. Egg à la Card

10. The Turn Around Cards

11. It's Natural

12. The Talking Card

13. You Do as I Do

14. You Do as I Do (Using one pack of cards)

15. Heath's Master Speller

16. Cardini's Mind Reading Card Trick

17. Sensitive Fingertips

18. Separating Red and Black Cards

19. Sympathetic Aces

20. The Four Packs

21. The Wizard

22. Reverso

23. The Dean's Poker Deal

24. The Memory Test

25. Spectators' Magic Count

26. Topsy-Turvy Deck

27. Finding a Selected Card

28. Thought Control

29. Magic in Your Own Hands

30. Mathematical Finder

31. Swimmers

32. The Weigle Aces

33. The Mathematical Card Trick

34. Nomenclature

35. Hands-Off Miracle

36. The Photographic Match

37. Perplexity

38. The Initials Will Tell

39. Double Duty

40. The Love Birds

41. Hit the Deck

42. The Betting Card Trick

43. The Card That Tells

44. Mind Control

45. The Whispering Card

46. The Stubborn Card

47. Color Scheme

48. Magic Numbers

49. The Acrobatic Card

50. Flighty Aces

51. Braude's Mental Card Trick

52. The Magic Number

53. Instanto

54. Switcheroo

55. Quadruple Coincidence

56. The New Deal Poker Hand

57. Houdini's Double-Talk Card Trick

58. Loatrix

59. Double Prediction

60. Card Counting Extraordinary

61. Double Surprise

62. The Stapled Card

63. Allerchist Card Trick

64. The Triple Deal Card Trick

65. The Spelling Bee

66. Double Revelation

67. Walsh's Long Distance Card Trick

68. Scarne's Drunken Poker Deal

69. Perfect Prediction

70. The Puzzler

71. Selected Card Vanishes into Pocket

72. James's Miracle

73. The Obedient Cards

74. The Traveling Card

75. Personification

76. My Lucky Card

77. The Poker-Face Card Trick

78. Winning Poker

79. Scarne's Follow the Leader

80. The Great Poker Demonstration

81. Up and Down

82. The Magic Four-Spot

83. Garcia's Card Location

84. Breath Control

85. Vernon's Three Card Assembly

86. Scarne's Twenty-Two Stop Trick

87. Jack Goes to Town

88. Lyle's Four of a Kind

89. Cardini's Color Discernment

90. Miraskill

91. Lorayne's Mind Reading Trick

92. The Quickie Card Trick

93. Scarne's Birds of a Feather

94. Five Nine King

95. The Eight Ace Routine

96. Scarne's Lie Speller

97. Scarne's Tappit

98. The Piano Card Trick

99. Cross Suits

100. The Card on the Wall

101. Variation on Card on the Wall

102. Scarne's Red and Black Speller

103. "Scarne, Please Help Me"

104. Carlyle's Migrating Decks

105. Buckle Up

106. Double Empathy

107. Scarne's Six-Way Baffler

108. Variation on The Six-Way Baffler

109. Dice Will Tell

110. Affinity in Numbers

111. Gardner's Sympathetic Cards

112. The Last Two Cards

113. Three-in-One Card Trick

114. The Drunk Plays Bridge

115. Scarne's Phone Miracle

116. Scarne's Knockout Card Trick

117. The Stopper Mind Reading Trick

118. "Cardology-or, A Card Trick with-out Cards"

119. Card on the Ceiling

120. Variation on Card on the Ceiling

121. Leipzig's Pocket Card Trick

122. Thurston's Card Mystery

123. Scarne's Miracle Card-Finder Trick

124. The Spirit Card Trick

125. Double Location

126. Ribbon Spread

127. The Odd Will

128. The Uninvited Joker

129. The Impossible Location

130. The Complementary Cards

131. Behind My Back

132. Si Stebbins' Master Memory Test

133. Si Stebbins' Master Tricks

134. The Mishap Poker Deal

135. The Twenty-One Card Spelling Trick

136. The Future Deck

137. Leipzig's Sympathetic Cards

138. Thought Ablaze

139. Add Libb

140. Seeing Through the Deck

141. General Arnolds Master Speller

142. The Psychic Number Seven

143. On the Square

144. Scarne's Sympathetic Card Trick

145. The Second-Guess Card Trick

146. The Atomic Location

147. Scarne's Power of Thought

148. The Card Through a Handkerchief

149. The Card in the Wallet

150. The Card Clock

151. Automatic Pencil Writing

152. The Four Deuces

153. Wild Bill Hickock's Hand

154. Einstein and the Magician

155. Scarne's Color Control

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486427355
Author:
Scarne, John
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
N
Author:
Scarne, Joh
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Card tricks
Subject:
Games-Card Games-Solitaire
Subject:
Games-Board Games
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Magic Books
Series Volume:
107-484
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.77 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This marvelous treasury of card magic presents the exact details of 155 professional card tricks that anyone can learn. The world's number-one card wizard, John Scarne, reworked an exciting series of classic card tricks to eliminate the need for sleight-of-hand. Simple instructions and clear diagram
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Scarne, the world's number-one card wizard, reworked 155 classic card tricks to eliminate the need for sleight-of-hand. Simple instructions and clear diagrams illustrate Houdini's "Card on the Ceiling," Blackstone's "Card Trick Without Cards," Carlyle's "Piano Card Trick," Milton Berle's "Quickie Card Deal," and Scarne's own "Drunken Poker Deal" and "Knockout Card Trick."
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