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* The Linking Ring, Vol. 84, No. 5, May 2004, BROKEN WAND, PETER KANE, page 133
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Revision as of 16:19, 12 February 2013

Peter Kane (1938-2004) was born in England and created some memorable close-up magic effects. Kane contributed many routines to various magic periodicals.

Peter Kane
BornPeter Kane
May 16, 1938
England
DiedMarch 18, 2004 (age 65)
Denton, Manchester, England
CategoriesBooks by Peter Kane

He had worked as a telephone switchboard operator, which enabled him to keep in touch with friends worldwide

His most popular routine is probably "Watch the Ace" which is better known as "Wild Card" which was originally published in Hugard's Magic Monthly (April, 1962). He also created a version with Tarot cards called "Gypsy Curse" (1976).

Other routines that spurred many variations include: Jazz Aces, Elongated Lady, Gypsy Curse and The Shrinking Card Case.

Kane was a member of the British Ring and held I.B.M. number 25223.

Contributions

  • Wild Card Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. XIX, no. 8, April 1962.
  • The Blushing Jokers in Kabbala, Vol. 3, No. 6, 1976.
  • Finn Change in Kabbala Vol. 1, No. 12, August 1972.

Marketed Tricks & Manuscripts

  • The Court Jestery (1965)
  • The Elongated Lady (from the early seventies. See Kane, page 40)
  • Kane's Variant (1970)
  • Gyspy Curse or Hungarian Guessing Game (1976)
  • Wild Card Plus (1982)

Books

References

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