Answers to Questions is not a new book on the subject, but the author's understanding is so basically sound,
that this book has a definite place in the working library of every mentalist.
Each angle of the answer
business is concidered, diagnosed and logically explained. Basic information on tricks of the trade; how to diagnose questions; stock questions; and questions for special
occasions are discussed.
Sensational stunts and answers provide positive results at the box office. It has been said that 'Knowledge is Power',
and this kind of knowledge for the mentalist is one of his greatest assets.
The second in The Professional Card Technique of Martin A. Nash series, this book contains select material on sleights and routines utilizing the second card.
Every technique for getting the second card into play is explained and dealt with. The concept is that every move should look natural and easy with a definite rhythm and flow.
An additional forty-nine sleights and routines are detailed here, again fully illustrated with photographs. Described are Double Lifts, 2nd Deals, Multiple Shifts, and Special Shuffles.
8 1/2 x 11 - 145 pages - Illustrated
Manual ISBN: 0-919230-51-2 PRICE: Currently Out of Print
Lightening-fast effects from Ron Ferris' Dynamic Deckwork Department! Six happenings with a deck of cards!
Graffiti Poker - an utterly unusual inter-continental gambling innovation; Apple Jack - a narrative on acorns, trees and Aces, and a spectator's secret selection;
Dry Ice - a night-owl nightcap that's an ice-breaker and a chunky spice of life; Palm Printing - quick and cryptic, reaching out like the searching soul of the 60s;
Four Score - Magic Spell spoofed around a golf course and hexed by a Winning Warlock; Green Gambler -
a flash of cash and spectators putting down the Cardman's Credit Card. These six Pack Portrayals are presented for your pleasure.
In his lifetime, J. Stewart Smith authored over fifteen books devoted to "A Sincere Approach to Genuine Card Magic". Within each book
he describes a selection of card effects for beginner and expert alike. Each book is complete and may be studied apart from the others.
An Approach to Genuine Card Magic - Part 1
contains twelve effective yet simple card effects. Throughout the book, many professional performers, such as Dai Vernon, Al Baker, Jean
Hugard and others relate some of their thoughts on magic.