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FARELLI’S
 +
CARD MAGIC:
 +
 +
A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON LITTLE-KNOWN CARD SLEIGHTS, INCLUDING NUMEROUS NEW CARD PROBLEMS By VICTOR FARELLI
 +
 +
Editor of
 +
 +
"The Odin Rings.”
 +
 +
Author of
 +
 +
"The Master Speller"
 +
 +
"Controlled Coincidence"
 +
 +
"The Mystic Seven"
 +
 +
Illustrated by Seventy-eight Photographs and Sketches, also many Diagrams.
 +
 +
CONTENTS
 +
 +
* Foreword
 +
* Introduction
 +
* Index of Illustrations
 +
 +
 +
Chapter 1 - FLOURISHES
 +
 +
Fancy Shuffles
 +
 +
* The  Standard "Waterfall" Shuffle
 +
* The “Double Waterfall"  Shuffle
 +
* The “Spring”  Shuffle
 +
 +
The Cards on the Arm
 +
 +
* The “Throw”
 +
* The “V.F.  Throw and  Turn"
 +
* The “Slide”
 +
* The Mulholland “Grab"
 +
* The  Back to  Front “Toss”
 +
* Spreading Two Packs
 +
* The “Dart  Forward”
 +
* The  Weyer “Gather-Up”
 +
* An  Easy  Combination
 +
 +
The “Boomerang”  Card
 +
 +
* Throwing Two Cards in  Succession
 +
* Throwing Cards  with  Both  Hands
 +
* Card Caught with Hand at  Side
 +
* Throwing Two Cards Together
 +
* Catching a  Card with  Scissors
 +
* Addition  to Cutting a Card in the  Air
 +
* Loaded Card for “Boomerang”
 +
 +
 +
The “One Hand Drop”
 +
 +
* The  Cards  to  Use
 +
* The  “Blindfold  Drop”
 +
* The  Vertical “One Hand  Drop”
 +
* The “Ambidextrous”  Drop
 +
 +
 +
 +
 +
Chapter 2—PASSES
 +
 +
 +
* The “Drop" to Cover the Pass
 +
* A  Common Fault
 +
* Turning the Pack to  Hide the Pass
 +
* The “Move” that Mystified Downs
 +
* Dr.  Elliott’s  Presentation
 +
* The Rubber Band  Version
 +
* The “Weyer”  Version
 +
* The Improved“ Bluff” Pass
 +
* The “Charlier” Pass
 +
* The “Veneri”  Move
 +
 +
Chapter 3-SUBSTITUTES FOR THE PASS
 +
 +
* The “Mahatma”  Substitutes
 +
* First  Version
 +
* Second  Version
 +
* Third  Version
 +
* The Bagshawe  Substitute
 +
* The “Riffle” Substitutes
 +
* Using a “Longitudinal Bridge”
 +
* Using the  Veneri  “Flesh” Break
 +
* The “Strip  Cut” Shuffle Substitute
 +
 +
 +
 +
* Eliminating the Pass for Forcing
 +
* The  “Strip”  Cut
 +
* “Sighting”
 +
* Shuffling  to the Centre
 +
* By  means  of the  “In-jog”
 +
* Pack  Cut by  Spectator
 +
* The  “Continental”  Cut
 +
 +
Chapter 4—FORCING
 +
 +
* Timing
 +
* Balance
 +
* Some “Imperfections”
 +
* Closing  the  Fan
 +
* Suggesting  Liberty of Choice
 +
* Aggressiveness
 +
* Exposing on  the  Stage
 +
* The Nervous Assistant
 +
* Choosing a “Force"
 +
* A  “Tip” from Spain
 +
* The Table “Spread”
 +
* A  Simple Infallible Force
 +
* The Touch  Method
 +
* The “Pencil” Force
 +
 +
Chapter 5—FALSE  SHUFFLING
 +
 +
* Should Cards  be Shuffled?
 +
* The Roumanian  “Fan” Shuffle
 +
* The “Lace-Through”  Table Shuffle
 +
* Learning  the  Sleight
 +
* The  Interlocking Shuffle
 +
* The “Waterfall” Blind Shuffle
 +
* The  Oblique  Cut
 +
* The Shuffle
 +
* The “Strip  Cut” False Shuffle
 +
* The “Milking”  Shuffle
 +
* “Setting”  the  Pack
 +
* A  Substitute for False Shuffling
 +
 +
Chapter 6—PALMING
 +
 +
* The  Cards to Use
 +
* Common Faults
 +
* Curling  the  Forefinger
 +
* Stillness  of the  Arm
 +
* Spreading  the Thumb
 +
* The Longitudinal Grip
 +
* The Devant “Mark-Off”
 +
 +
Chapter 7-SECOND  DEALING
 +
 +
* The First Method
 +
* First  Exercise :  Moving a Pair
 +
* Second  Exercise :  The Withdrawal
 +
* Third  Exercise :  Seizing the  Second  Card
 +
* Fourth  Exercise :  The  “Swing”
 +
* The  Second  Method
 +
 +
Chapter 8—Miscellaneous SLEIGHTS and “TIPS”
 +
 +
* A Link with the Past
 +
* A Clean Slip
 +
* A Little-known “Glimpse"
 +
 +
 +
* The Veneri “Flesh” Break
 +
* The Veneri Discovery
 +
* A General Utility “Location”
 +
* Disposal  of Located Card
 +
* Suggestions A  “Sucker  Gag ”
 +
* Returning a  Card to the “Fan”
 +
* Thumb-Counting
 +
* Crimp and Riffle Location
 +
* The Goldin Visible “Change”
 +
* The Houdini “Bluff”  Change
 +
* The “Left-About”  Change
 +
* To “Sight” the Bottom  Card
 +
* How to “Bridge”
 +
* For the Table  “Spread”  Force
 +
* The Tail  of the “Q”
 +
* Cards with White Borders
 +
* The Mexican Turn-Over
 +
* To Make  Cards “Slippery”
 +
* Obtaining a “Stock” With a Borrowed Pack
 +
* Learning New Sleights
 +
 +
Chapter 9—TRICKS BASED ON THE “GLIDE"
 +
 +
* The Three Packets
 +
* The Partagas “Sell”
 +
* A Matter of Thought
 +
 +
Chapter 10—EASY EFFECTS
 +
 +
* Subtlety versus  Manipulation
 +
* A “Close-Work”  Discovery
 +
* The “Follow-Up”
 +
* The “Soo”  Stripper Pack
 +
* The “Double Crimp”
 +
 +
Chapter 11—THE CARD TO  WALLET
 +
 +
* A  Strange Hallucination
 +
* Up His Sleeve
 +
* The “Sandwich”
 +
* A Double Surprise
 +
* The Original Card to Pocket
 +
* For Conjurers Only
 +
* Pure Bluff
 +
* With an Unprepared Pocket-Book
 +
 +
Chapter 12-MORE  TRICKS
 +
 +
* The “Do-it-Yourself”  Discovery
 +
* The Veneri “Turn”
 +
* Four from Five Leaves One
 +
* The “Slick” Ace
 +
* A Study in Blue and White
 +
* The “Simplex” Thirty Cards
 +
* The Floating Image
 +
* Slightly  Different Presentation
 +
* An Additional  Effect
 +
* History and  “Invention”
 +
 +
L’ENVOI
  
 
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Revision as of 13:12, 12 November 2019

Farelli's Card Magic
AuthorVictor Farelli
PublisherEdward Bagshawe & Co.
Publication Date1933
LanguageEnglish
Pages105
SubjectCard Magic
 

FARELLI’S CARD MAGIC:

A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON LITTLE-KNOWN CARD SLEIGHTS, INCLUDING NUMEROUS NEW CARD PROBLEMS By VICTOR FARELLI

Editor of

"The Odin Rings.”

Author of

"The Master Speller"

"Controlled Coincidence"

"The Mystic Seven"

Illustrated by Seventy-eight Photographs and Sketches, also many Diagrams.

CONTENTS

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Index of Illustrations


Chapter 1 - FLOURISHES

Fancy Shuffles

  • The Standard "Waterfall" Shuffle
  • The “Double Waterfall" Shuffle
  • The “Spring” Shuffle

The Cards on the Arm

  • The “Throw”
  • The “V.F. Throw and Turn"
  • The “Slide”
  • The Mulholland “Grab"
  • The Back to Front “Toss”
  • Spreading Two Packs
  • The “Dart Forward”
  • The Weyer “Gather-Up”
  • An Easy Combination

The “Boomerang” Card

  • Throwing Two Cards in Succession
  • Throwing Cards with Both Hands
  • Card Caught with Hand at Side
  • Throwing Two Cards Together
  • Catching a Card with Scissors
  • Addition to Cutting a Card in the Air
  • Loaded Card for “Boomerang”


The “One Hand Drop”

  • The Cards to Use
  • The “Blindfold Drop”
  • The Vertical “One Hand Drop”
  • The “Ambidextrous” Drop



Chapter 2—PASSES


  • The “Drop" to Cover the Pass
  • A Common Fault
  • Turning the Pack to Hide the Pass
  • The “Move” that Mystified Downs
  • Dr. Elliott’s Presentation
  • The Rubber Band Version
  • The “Weyer” Version
  • The Improved“ Bluff” Pass
  • The “Charlier” Pass
  • The “Veneri” Move

Chapter 3-SUBSTITUTES FOR THE PASS

  • The “Mahatma” Substitutes
  • First Version
  • Second Version
  • Third Version
  • The Bagshawe Substitute
  • The “Riffle” Substitutes
  • Using a “Longitudinal Bridge”
  • Using the Veneri “Flesh” Break
  • The “Strip Cut” Shuffle Substitute


  • Eliminating the Pass for Forcing
  • The “Strip” Cut
  • “Sighting”
  • Shuffling to the Centre
  • By means of the “In-jog”
  • Pack Cut by Spectator
  • The “Continental” Cut

Chapter 4—FORCING

  • Timing
  • Balance
  • Some “Imperfections”
  • Closing the Fan
  • Suggesting Liberty of Choice
  • Aggressiveness
  • Exposing on the Stage
  • The Nervous Assistant
  • Choosing a “Force"
  • A “Tip” from Spain
  • The Table “Spread”
  • A Simple Infallible Force
  • The Touch Method
  • The “Pencil” Force

Chapter 5—FALSE SHUFFLING

  • Should Cards be Shuffled?
  • The Roumanian “Fan” Shuffle
  • The “Lace-Through” Table Shuffle
  • Learning the Sleight
  • The Interlocking Shuffle
  • The “Waterfall” Blind Shuffle
  • The Oblique Cut
  • The Shuffle
  • The “Strip Cut” False Shuffle
  • The “Milking” Shuffle
  • “Setting” the Pack
  • A Substitute for False Shuffling

Chapter 6—PALMING

  • The Cards to Use
  • Common Faults
  • Curling the Forefinger
  • Stillness of the Arm
  • Spreading the Thumb
  • The Longitudinal Grip
  • The Devant “Mark-Off”

Chapter 7-SECOND DEALING

  • The First Method
  • First Exercise : Moving a Pair
  • Second Exercise : The Withdrawal
  • Third Exercise : Seizing the Second Card
  • Fourth Exercise : The “Swing”
  • The Second Method

Chapter 8—Miscellaneous SLEIGHTS and “TIPS”

  • A Link with the Past
  • A Clean Slip
  • A Little-known “Glimpse"


  • The Veneri “Flesh” Break
  • The Veneri Discovery
  • A General Utility “Location”
  • Disposal of Located Card
  • Suggestions A “Sucker Gag ”
  • Returning a Card to the “Fan”
  • Thumb-Counting
  • Crimp and Riffle Location
  • The Goldin Visible “Change”
  • The Houdini “Bluff” Change
  • The “Left-About” Change
  • To “Sight” the Bottom Card
  • How to “Bridge”
  • For the Table “Spread” Force
  • The Tail of the “Q”
  • Cards with White Borders
  • The Mexican Turn-Over
  • To Make Cards “Slippery”
  • Obtaining a “Stock” With a Borrowed Pack
  • Learning New Sleights

Chapter 9—TRICKS BASED ON THE “GLIDE"

  • The Three Packets
  • The Partagas “Sell”
  • A Matter of Thought

Chapter 10—EASY EFFECTS

  • Subtlety versus Manipulation
  • A “Close-Work” Discovery
  • The “Follow-Up”
  • The “Soo” Stripper Pack
  • The “Double Crimp”

Chapter 11—THE CARD TO WALLET

  • A Strange Hallucination
  • Up His Sleeve
  • The “Sandwich”
  • A Double Surprise
  • The Original Card to Pocket
  • For Conjurers Only
  • Pure Bluff
  • With an Unprepared Pocket-Book

Chapter 12-MORE TRICKS

  • The “Do-it-Yourself” Discovery
  • The Veneri “Turn”
  • Four from Five Leaves One
  • The “Slick” Ace
  • A Study in Blue and White
  • The “Simplex” Thirty Cards
  • The Floating Image
  • Slightly Different Presentation
  • An Additional Effect
  • History and “Invention”

L’ENVOI

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