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Jack McMillen (ebook)

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Jack McMillen (ebook)
Jack mcmillen cover.jpg
AuthorMichael Landes
PublisherLybrary.com
Publication Date2011
LanguageEnglish
Pages264
 

Jack McMillen is the title of an ebook by Michael Landes about magician Jack McMillen, published in 2011 by Lybrary.com. The project was originally started around 1989, and the book was finished in 1998.

Contents

  • Page 4: Introduction
  • Page 6: Origin of the Project
  • Page 9: Additional Notes

Section One: Los Angeles: 1925-1929

  • Page 16: Chapter 1. Starting Out
    • Page 16: Control I
    • Page 18: A Barbary Coast Scam
    • Page 20: Control II
    • Page 22: The Still Thumb
    • Page 24: The Perplexing Penny
  • Page 26: Chapter 2. Take a Card
    • Page 26: Controls
      • Page 26: An Instantaneous Detection (Judson Brown)
      • Page 28: A Riffle Shuffle Control
    • Page 30: Locations
      • Page 31: End for End
      • Page 31: The Riffle Glimpse (McMillen/Brown)
      • Page 26: Glimpse From the Peek
      • Page 26: Five Card Fan Selection
      • Page 26: Shuffle Code (McMillen/Brown)
    • Page 35: Forces
      • Page 35: Spread Force (Larsen)
      • Page 36: The Cut Force
      • Page 37: Knife Force
  • Page 39: Chapter 3. Revelations
    • Page 39: Upside Down (Judson Brown)
    • Page 40: A Retrieved Error
    • Page 41: From Another Pack
    • Page 43: The Spectator Finds a Card
    • Page 48: Reversed At Any Number
    • Page 49: A Quick Reverse
    • Page 50: The Joker Finds a Card
    • Page 51: The Biddle Color Change
    • Page 52: A Mental Spell
    • Page 54: The Voodoo Card Rise
  • Page 57: Chapter 4. Charles Jordan
    • Page 57: The Unknown Leaper
    • Page 61: Edge Mark Premo
    • Page 62: Sensitive Fingers
    • Page 64: The Pairs Poker Stack
    • Page 65: Paul Chosse on the Pairs Poker Stack
  • Page 68: Chapter 5. The J. M. Card Rise
    • Page 69: First Method (for a single selection)
    • Page 71: Second Method (two card rise)
    • Page 73: Third Method (one selection)
    • Page 73: Fourth Method
    • Page 74: Paul Chosse on the J. M. Card Rise

Section Two: San Francisco: 1933-1953

  • Page 77: Chapter 6. The Braue Connection
    • Page 78: Continuous Speller
    • Page 80: The Double Lift
    • Page 83: Jack's Center Deal
    • Page 84: The Psychic Stop
    • Page 86: Mind Mirror
    • Page 87: The Witchcraft Card Rise
  • Page 90: Chapter 7: San Francisco Days
    • Page 92: The Vanishing Deck
    • Page 97: Jack's San Francisco Second
    • Page 103: Senor Mardo's Ring, Coin, and Handkerchief
  • Page 106: Chapter 8: The Color Changes
    • Page 107: The Snap Color Change
    • Page 108: Push Off Color Change
    • Page 111: The Erdnase Steal
    • Page 112: The Eye Test
  • Page 114: Chapter 9. The Collins' Aces
  • Page 122: Chapter 10. Vernoniana
    • Page 122: The First Meeting
    • Page 124: The Double Lift Get-Set
    • Page 126: The Thumbprint Trick
    • Page 129: Triumph
    • Page 131: A Hand-to-Hand Transfer
    • Page 134: The Ambitious Card Sequence
    • Page 135: A Quick Trick
    • Page 136: The Gambler's Secret
    • Page 139: A Problem With the Aces
  • Page 141: Chapter 11. Magicana
    • Page 141: The One Shuffle Poker Stack
    • Page 143: The Origin of the Ten Card Deal
    • Page 144: The Nyquist Poker Deal
    • Page 145: The Secret of Henry Sing
    • Page 147: The Tap Through Control
    • Page 149: Nyquist Radio Control
    • Page 150: Card to Pocket With a Kicker
    • Page 151: The Power of Thought
    • Page 152: The Stop Trick

Section Three: Santa Rosa: 1954-1990

  • Page 155: Chapter 12. Coming to Santa Rosa
    • Page 157: The Old Gambler
    • Page 159: Shade Work
    • Page 161: Blackjack Routine
    • Page 167: The Bluff Aces
  • Page 172: Chapter 13. The San Francisco Shuffle
  • Page 181: Chapter 14. Never Bet on a Sure Thing
  • Page 191: Chapter 15. The Purse Frame
    • Page 191: The Purse Frame
    • Page 193: Winged Silver
    • Page 194: Quick Silver
    • Page 197: Crossed Hands
    • Page 199: One Coin
  • Page 201: Chapter 16. More Tricks
    • Page 201: Psychic Stop II: The Spread
    • Page 203: Diamond Cut Diamond
    • Page 204: The Biddle Trick
    • Page 206: Ring, Rope and Stick
    • Page 211: Expansion of Texture
    • Page 212: The Challenge Poker Deal
  • Page 217: Chapter 17. Odds & Endings
    • Page 217: An Opening
    • Page 218: Coins
    • Page 219: The Linking Rings
    • Page 220: Ambitious Card Maneuvers
    • Page 222: The Cups & Balls
    • Page 224: Bob Madison's Cards to Pocket

Addendum: At the Card Table

  • Page 227: Chapter 18. Bottom Deals
    • Page 230: Jack's Soft Bottom Deal
    • Page 235: Another Bottom
    • Page 238: Final Notes on Bottom Deals
  • Page 240: Chapter 19. More Sleights
    • Page 240: Riffle Shuffle Sequence I. To Retain the Order of the Entire Deck
    • Page 241: Riffle Shuffle Sequence II. To Retain Top Stock at the Bottom
    • Page 242: Martin's False Cut
    • Page 243: Dr. Elliot's Second Deal
    • Page 243: Simplicity Bottom Palm
    • Page 244: Simplicity Bottom Deal
    • Page 245: Mirage (The No-Switch Switch)
    • Page 246: Hole Card Switch
    • Page 246: Gene Matsuura's One-Handed Switch
  • Page 249: Chapter 20. Notes on Cards
    • Page 250: Notes on the Bottom Palm-First Method
    • Page 252: Notes on the Bottom Card Replacement
    • Page 253: Paul Chosse on the Diagonal Palm Shift
      • Page 254: The Multiple Shift
      • Page 254: Cover on the Right
      • Page 255: The Dribble
      • Page 255: The Spread
    • Page 256: Notes on False Deals
    • Page 258: More Tips & Details
      • Page 258: On the Push Through/Pull Out Shuffles
      • Page 258: On Blind Riffle Shuffles
      • Page 258: On the Erdnase Shift
      • Page 259: Jack's Square-Up
      • Page 259: Charlie Miller Takes a Peek
      • Page 260: On Holding a Break
      • Page 260: To Get Opponent to Cut Near Center
      • Page 260: On Producing a Card
  • Page 261: Appendix: Jack McMillen in Print

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