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Three previously examined coins are used: a Two Pound Coin, an old-type English Penny and a Chinese coin. The Penny and Chinese coin are placed in the right hand and the Two Pound Coin in the left. Without any suspicious moves the coins are shown to have transposed, the Two Pound Coin appearing in the right hand and the Penny and Chinese coin in the left.
The Penny is then placed in the pocket but it instantly returns to the hand, while the Two Pound Coin vanishes from the hand and appears in the pocket. The Chinese coin is placed in the pocket, the Penny in the left hand and the Two Pound Coin in the right. Seconds later the Two Pound Coin is seen resting in the left hand while the Penny is in the right hand.
This is repeated once again but this time the Chinese coin appears next to the Penny in the right hand. The Two Pound Coin is then placed in the right hand and the Penny and Chinese coin in the left. Both hands are closed and instantly opened to reveal the Two Pound Coin in the left hand and the Penny and Chinese coin in the right. This is repeated twice more and then the coins are handed out once again to be examined.
From Jim Sisti, the master of the Magic Menu, it's Signs Of The Times .
Introduce a wallet from which you remove 20 cards, each bearing a Zodiac or Planetary symbol. Two spectators each remember one of the symbols. The say nothing. They just remember.
Mix the cards and deal them face - up on the table.
Immediately, you are able to name the two chosen symbols ! It's wild!
No memorization. No guesswork. The secret is in the cleverly designed wallet! Perfect for strolling magicians and mentalists, with extra material included for those interested in doing a bit of cold reading.
The quality leather - like wallet and coated - stock cards insure years of professional use.
A professional mind - reading routine that takes up almost no space in your pocket.
This DVD is fully packed with clear explanations on how to boost your magic using the CMP gimmick. Improve your work and make your effects more magical.
Fool layman and magicians alike with already existing tricks, just by applying these superb secrets.
Running Time Approximately 49min
The magician places a red handkerchief and a white handkerchief into an empty bag, but forgets a blue handkerchief. Out comes a flag that has no blue and no stars!
He realizes his mistake so drops a blue handkerchief into the bag. Out comes a flag with the proportions all wrong! He must have used the wrong magic words!
The mixed up flag is placed back into the bag. This time, after the proper magic words are used, a correct USA flag is produced...to big applause from the audience.
16" x 12" - Large Silks
9.5" x 9.5" - Small Silks
When I was young, my uncle Peter fooled me badly with a simple X-Ray Vision stunt. It played serious havoc with my developing mind. Pete had been using his X-Ray Vision to "see through" the table top in order to identify how many fingers I was holding aloft. He hit it time and time again. I was later crushed, when dad explained that he'd simply been coding the information, to my uncle, via surreptitious foot tapping. In due course it was I who was performing the demonstration, and I've been fascinated with the X-Ray Vision plot ever since.
My one man show, HELLucinations, is my core act-the one I fall back upon for all of my highly paid professional work. Purporting to replicate the demonstrations of the legendary Dr. Elmer William Bishop, the show commences with some direct and perplexing "card reading" and then quickly moves through a series of unbelievable-looking demonstrations of supposed X-Ray Vision. These, among other demonstrations, include "seeing through" a heavy iron box to reveal which card a spectator has reversed in the deck, AND IT'S EXACT POSITION in said deck. It is a demonstration repeated over and over, the conditions becoming more stringent every time.
The show, presented in all seriousness, can play for thirty minutes or an hour and a half. It leaves the audience completely convinced that I have the powers of X-Ray Vision-even with a full disclaimer. This, my friends, is real bread and butter stuff.
Secretly, I have always wanted a "casual" demonstration of these supposed powers-something that could be performed with any deck of cards, at any time!
And, that's exactly what we have here, in THE XRAY DECK. Steve has done a wonderful job, completely solving the problem-creating a practical, perform anywhere solution for the effect. He's then gone on to clearly and concisely detail every nuance of his clever and direct method.
The XRay effect
The performer removes a deck from the case and gives it a complete shuffle. He thumbs through the deck to demonstrate that all the cards are different, and the deck is complete. Placing the deck on the table, he instructs the spectator that he will leave the room. While the performer is gone, the spectator is to cut the deck anywhere with a simple cut, turn the card cut to face up, memorize the card, and put the cut off portion back on the deck, leaving the selection face up. The spectator is then to take the deck, put it in the case and seal the case, leave the cased deck on the table, and signal the magician to return to the room. The performer leaves the room, the spectator does as instructed and the performer returns.
The performer explains that he has developed an uncanny ability to see the hidden-almost a type of X-Ray vision. Without ever touching the case, the performer focuses an intense gaze on the boxed deck. Much to the astonishment of onlookers, he reveals the name of the card that has been inverted!
But now things get even crazier. He again focuses his gaze on the box, and finally calls out a number. Again, he never touches the box. He instructs the spectator to take the cards out of the box, and deal the cards one at a time onto the table face up, counting for each card dealt. Tension builds as the spectator nears the number called. When the number is reached, there is the spectator's face up card! Not only has the performer accurately perceived the chosen card in a deck sealed in a box, but he named the actual position of the card as well!
Once you fully understand Steve's approach, you'll be able to perform The X-Ray Deck anywhere.
Pages: 28 - Black and White - 8 1/2" x 11" - Saddle-Stitched
Here's what some professional mentalists and scholars have said about THE XRAY DECK:
"X-RAY is one of the most fantastic effects I have come across. I like simple, easy-to-perform effects that require subtlety and sleight of mind rather than sleight of hand. This is an effect that Al Koran would have been proud to have invented. I can not wait to perform it and I know it is going to become a magical classic."
- Martin Breese
"Not only did I immediately absorb every last detail and nuance employed in the development of the X-RAY routine, I was blown away by the number of well known and respected names I encountered that had a collaborative role in its construction. X-RAY is an extremely powerful and entertaining effect. Watching Steve Shufton and Ben Harris concoct a recipe for a satisfying and delicious mental effect is as sweet as the frosting on my cake. Do I like it? You bet I do. Highly recommended."
- Larry Becker
"A wonderfully clear cut plot. This is very powerful and appears utterly impossible."
- Marc Paul
"Great idea, great routine and great thinking! Another winner!"
- Greg Arce
"Waaa?!?! That is f[----]ing AWESOME!"
- Jeremy Weiss
"X-RAY is an amazing effect that also ENTERTAINS the audience. I know the professional performers, with dynamic personalities, will love X-RAY. However, I know X-ray will be a miracle, even when performed by average magicians, just for their friends."
- Steve Dusheck
The magician displays a miniature chair and places the chair into a square tube. The performer then removes the chair and turns it upside down and places it back into the tube. He/she then raises the tube and the chair is now right side up.
Upon reaching back into the tube, he/she then pulls out the chair and it is again upside down.
Tube Dimensions Approximately: 14" x 6" x 6"
Mini Chair Dimensions Approximately: 8" x 4.5" x 4.5"
You can now accomplish in your two hands, what would normally take eight.
Octopalm: Anti-Gravity Gel is a new way to stick just about any lightweight object to your skin, without the sticky residue. No more double stick tape. No more glue dots. No more sticky adhesives. No more tacky wax.
Octopalm is the most revolutionary adhesive since magician's wax. This is a completely new chemical design that, when applied in small doses to the skin, can give you the abilities of a gecko's touch by adhering small objects to your hand, arm, fingers, even your forehead. Objects want to stick to YOU. No sticky residue means you have the freedom to produce, vanish and change small objects at will, like never before.
Ever wanted your skin to be magnetic to just about anything? Solved. Ever wanted to quickly hide a coin on the back of your hand? Easy.
Touch your skin and it feels smooth. Press a coin to it and it fuses to your hand like superglue. Take the coin off to find no sticky leftovers. The uses are endless.
- Zach Heath
"This stuff is phenomenal! Octopalm can help in so many ways! What you can do with Octopalm is up to your imagination. I'm all for this, two thumbs up!"
- Casshan Wallace
After Small Vision, Into the Hole! It is a revolutionary new penetration of a safety pin in a hole on a playing card!
The magician shows a playing card, both ahead and astern, with a hole in the corner.
Slide thumb behind it to show that the hole is real, take a closed safety pin from among the many on the table, he slides it over the hole and magically gets inside!
Three versions to make "INTO THE HOLE". The gimmick is 100% economical, and easy to build!
This is Into The Hole, easy, quick and immediate!
Lock Pick Set - Turning Tool and 2 different types of Picks (one Hook and one Rake).
NO Instructions are supplied.