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Arturo De Ascanio

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Don Arturo de Ascanio y Navas (1929 - April 6, 1997) of Madrid Spain wrote about theories and concepts important to magic as technique, like "In-Transit Actions" and "The Law of Primary Motion".

Ascanio on Tamariz TV show

By profession, Ascanio was a lawyer and devoted his retirement to magic.

He is known for inventing the Ascanio Spread in card magic, and also for his Color Changing Knife routines.



  • First place Close-up Cards at 1970 FISM in Amsterdam.


  • Genii May 1997