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[[Tilt]] or [[Depth Illusion]] is a card sleight in which a card is seemingly placed into the middle of the deck while really placing it beneath the top card.  
 
[[Tilt]] or [[Depth Illusion]] is a card sleight in which a card is seemingly placed into the middle of the deck while really placing it beneath the top card.  
  
Usually credited to [[Dai Vernon]] as the "Depth Illusion", [[Ed Marlo]] published and popularized the move in his booklet [[Tilt!]] (1962). Vernon's handling was later published in The Pallbearer's Review Close Up Folio #10 by [[Karl Fulves]].
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Usually credited to [[Dai Vernon]] as the "Depth Illusion", [[Ed Marlo]] published and popularized the move in his booklet [[Tilt!]] (1962). Vernon's handling was later published in The Pallbearers Review Close Up Folio #10 by [[Karl Fulves]].
  
There has been much controversy over the history and credit of this move which can be read in:   
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There has been much controversy over the history and credit of this move which can be read in:
* The Pallbearer's Review Close Up Folio #10 pp 1025-27
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* [[Sticks & Stones]] #10 (1977) by [[Jon Racherbaumer]].
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* The [[Pallbearers Review]] Close Up Folio #10, pp 1025-27, 1977.
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* ''How Deep is This Illusion?'' in [[Sticks & Stones]] #10 (1977) by [[Jon Racherbaumer]].
  
 
== Variations ==
 
== Variations ==

Revision as of 06:14, 20 December 2008

Tilt or Depth Illusion is a card sleight in which a card is seemingly placed into the middle of the deck while really placing it beneath the top card.

Usually credited to Dai Vernon as the "Depth Illusion", Ed Marlo published and popularized the move in his booklet Tilt! (1962). Vernon's handling was later published in The Pallbearers Review Close Up Folio #10 by Karl Fulves.

There has been much controversy over the history and credit of this move which can be read in:

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