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    21st Century Card Magic by James Swain - Book

    • Product Code: 45425
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    • $49.95

    "Cards are power; learn to harness that power, and you will be forever rewarded" - From Preface by James Swain.

    James Swain's book - 21st Century Card Magic - has stunningly effective simple card routines. Improve your sleight-of-hand card skills immediately and with ease. Thorough instructions with photo illustrated explanations to learn.

    From Introduction by Bill Malone

    "This book is a perfect way to start off the new century. I have tried many of these routines in front of real people and can attest to their greatness. This book has something for everyone, whether you are a beginner or an accomplished sleight of hand magician...There are so many routines in this book worth performing that I do not have time to mention them all...It is a well known saying, if you can find one trick in a book that you can actually use than you've gotten your money's worth. Well, with this book, you will get your money's worth over and over again."

    Contents: Includes Sleights taught for each routine

    ix Preface
    xi Introduction by Bill Malone
    3 Departure: Invisible Shulien Revelation
    7 Tongue in Cheek: Ascanio's Faro Shuffle idea
    11 Metamorphosis: Frank Garcia's Pirouette Double Lift; J.K. Hartman's Covered Cop Transfer
    17 Ice Breaker: Paul LePaul Flourish
    20 A Tribute to Dunninger
    23 The 21 Card Trick: Gene Finnell's Free Cut Principle; Jay Ose's False Cut; Marlo's Flash Speller
    26 Tale of Titanic Thompson
    29 Psychic Poker: Phil Goldstein's Binary Cut Sorting Process
    33 Bill Malone's "Cut Em High and Tie"
    35 Birds of a Feather: Brother Hamman's Swivel Switch; Larry Jenning's Modification of Daryl's Display Sequence
    43 Diving Rod: Marlo's Cut and Shuffle Sequence
    46 Miraculous: Frank Thompson's Four Card Revelation
    50 Equivocally Triumphant
    53 The Miracle Deck: Peeking a Card During the Pass
    57 The Last Good Trick: Gene Maze's Card Box Load
    60 The Four Robbers
    64 21st Century Assembly
    68 Del Ray's Handling of LePaul's Gymnastic Aces
    71 Too Many Jokers

    Weapons

    75 Look Away Force
    78 Steve Bedwell Control Variation
    80 Card Warp Display
    83 Unloading a Card
    85 Peek, Stop, Touch
    87 2 Full-Deck Controls
    91 The Dummy Force
    93 The Dummy Pass
    95 The Dummy Fan Force

    Tricks of The Masters

    99 Mike Skinner's Placement Principle: Marlo's Faro Check
    102 Count on It (Paul Cummins)
    105 Persi's Collectors (Persi Diaconis): Marlo's Mechanical Second Revelation
    108 I Am In Debt (Fred Kaps): Marlo's Book Break
    111 Instant Aces (Larry Jennings): Ken Krenzel's Mechanical Reverse
    114 Shipwrecked (Daryl, Bill Malone)
    117 Quick D-Way
    123 Royal Aces (Ron Ferris): Benzais Cut with two cards; Walter Scott's technique for Dealing Seconds
    127 1002nd Aces (Alex Elmsley)
    131 Sympathetic Thirteen (Nate Leipsig): Paul Curry's Swindle Switch

    Gambling Routines

    137 Poker Interchange Redux
    140 Center Deal Demo/The Muck: Alex Elmsley's Just Lucky Shuffle; The Drop Switch (Original)
    144 Just Lucky Eight Card Stack
    147 21st Century Magician vs. Gambler

    Larry Jennings

    149 Famous Chop Cup Routine

    Pages: 156 - Hardbound, Photo-Illustrated
    Details
    Skill Level Intermediate,Advanced

    Tags: Card Magic and Trick Decks, Close Up Performer, Intermediate, Advanced, Swain, Jim, James Swain

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