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By Richard Kaufman

Secrets Draun From Underground through Richard Kaufman

Published through Kaufman and Greenberg in 1993. Hardcover in really nice with purely minor put on. said first variation. 151 pages, illustrated with line drawings.

There are not any below twenty sleights, arms, backside bargains and extra, during this tremendous e-book. From the giant documents of Steve Draun, you'll examine sufficient new card magic to begin a occupation. This publication is damaged up into "Tools" and "Tricks" and is stuffed with wonderful illustrations, effortless to learn and enjoyable to learn.

09 Foreword: by way of David Solomon
10 advent: through Steve Draun. Magicians who've inspired Steve; Steve's method of Card Magic

13 half One: Tools:
14 Double Lifts and Turnovers
14 Stud Two-Card Pushoff carry: Double elevate and Turnover, in line with Brother John Hamman technique
17 Revolve raise: a extra "flourishy" approach
20 A Heavenly Turnover: with a "guilt-free light-as-air" quality
22 Tabled Shuffles, Cuts, and Shifts
22 Tabled Breakless Double Undercuts: best to backside and backside to top
25 Tabled a number of Shift: uncomplicated and deceptive
28 Push-Through Shuffle and Triple reduce: makes use of related strategy as above
31 Glimpses
31 The Fan Glimpse: version at the Gambler's Glimpse from specialist Card Technique
34 The Flex Glimpse: an invisible glimpse
37 Passes
37 The middle of the night Shift: model of the Herrmann Pass
40 The middle of the night Eclipse: by means of David Solomon
42 The Malone Shift: invoice Malone
44 The Flutter cross: approach for finishing the Herrmann Pass
46 Palms
46 The intensity phantasm Palm: palming whereas it sounds as if placing into the center of the deck
49 the rush and Take best Palm: played "on the go"
51 The Take most sensible Palm: a swifter version
53 Swing reduce motion Palm: Combines Swing minimize and Gambler's Cop
54 Rear Palm Misdirection Palm: version of Marlo's Misdirection Palm
57 Miscellany
57 the recent Thumb Slide: a contemporary model of this a hundred yr previous card control
59 Spooky Revelation: a unmarried card display within which the cardboard eerily rises
61 the mix backside Deal: a backside deal
64 The Mercurial swap: a shrewdpermanent card switch
67 The Starfish switch: card colour change

71 half : Tricks
71 The Wages of Sin
72 The W.E.B. Shuffle: A cull and shuffle regimen to supply an entire house
76 A Slick Trick: one other playing demonstration
81 Ten arms Toot candy: a stacked hand in a 10 passed deal
84 Quintiple Duke: pseudo playing demonstration
89 Punchless: A punchless Punch Deal
93 Ace Me
93 Bluff Ace meeting: version of Marlo's Bluff Ace Assembly
98 good fortune of the Draun: 4 of a sort made out of a borrowed deck (90% Aces)
103 so much Convincing Topsy-Turvy Aces: version of Marlo's Topsy-Turvy Aces
110 Pocket Problems
110 dead night bold Card: without double lift
117 The Rubber Band Card: Triple repeat card to pocket
122 Nouveau tourists: Steve's dealing with of Dai Vernon's Travelers
128 Miscellany
128 Twenty-One back: mixing of 2 Twenty-One Card Tricks
133 Worldly issues: model of Paul Curry's Out of this international more advantageous with sleights
137 The actually brilliant flow: a funny card trick
140 Steve's Marbles: a 3 ball trick with glass marbles and construction finish
145 3 Cups and 3 Balls: makes use of any 3 cups (never nested) and 3 balls, with a 3 load finish.

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