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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

PART ONE

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

PART TWO

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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