Cannibal Cards

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== Variations ==
 
== Variations ==
* [[The Devil's Playthings]] by [[Roy Walton]]. (1969)
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* [[The Devil's Playthings]] by [[Roy Walton]] (1969).
* [[Matt Corin]] in [[Kabbala]] #1 (1971)
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* [[Matt Corin]] in [[Kabbala]] #1 (1971).
* [[Bob Stencel]]'s in [[Pallbearers Review]] December 1972  
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* [[Bob Stencel]]'s in [[Pallbearers Review]] December 1972.
* [[Ed Marlo]] in [[Linking Ring]] Vol. 55, 02, feb, 1975, p. 73
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* [[Ed Marlo]] in [[Linking Ring]] Vol. 55, No. 02, feb, 1975, p. 73.
* W.J's. Ascanio and Cannibal Cards by [[Wesley James]] in [[Epilogue]] Special No. 4 (1976)
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* W.J's. Ascanio and Cannibal Cards by [[Wesley James]] in [[Epilogue]] Special No. 4 (1976).
 
* [[The Ascanio Spread (book)]] (1976) written by Jon Racherbaumer.
 
* [[The Ascanio Spread (book)]] (1976) written by Jon Racherbaumer.
* [[Drawing Room Deceptions]] by [[Guy Hollingworth]] (1999)
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* [[Drawing Room Deceptions]] by [[Guy Hollingworth]] (1999).
* Cardivore by [[Jay Sankey]] in DVD Revolutionary Card Magic (2004)
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* Cardivore by [[Jay Sankey]] in DVD Revolutionary Card Magic (2004).
 
* [[Jean-Jacques Sanvert]] did a version for his FISM act. See [[The Lost Pages of Kabbala]] by [[Jon Racherbaumer]], page 47, ''Cannibals French Style'', 1981.
 
* [[Jean-Jacques Sanvert]] did a version for his FISM act. See [[The Lost Pages of Kabbala]] by [[Jon Racherbaumer]], page 47, ''Cannibals French Style'', 1981.
  
 
[[Category:Card Plots]]
 
[[Category:Card Plots]]

Revision as of 12:14, 15 September 2009

Cannibal Cards is a classic plot in card magic developed by Lin Searles, marketed in 1959, where cards disappear when sandwiched between other cards (that is, they are "eaten" by the "cannibal" cards.) The original routine uses gimmicked cards, which eat various small objects (such as a paper clip) in addition to other cards.

Later, magicians began developing sleight of hand versions. The prototypal version was created by Matt Corin.

Roy Walton recognized that Alex Elmsley's "Repulsive Aces" could be used to perform Cannibal Cards. See page 229-233 in The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley, Vol. 1 (1991)

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