Looking For A Slum Magic Trick Instructions

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Steve Mills
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Looking For A Slum Magic Trick Instructions

Postby Steve Mills » November 29th, 2016, 1:45 pm

Still cleaning and moving and ran across one of my very first tricks. I believe I bought it at the state fair 50 or 60 years (damn!) ago.

I can't remember how the routine goes, but I do recall how gobsmacked I was when I saw it.

It's 2 rectangular pieces of cardboard. One of which has a magnet embedded (I do recall that there is a pin hole to determine which one.

There's also 2 cards the same value - one of which is attracted to the magnet. There is also an ordinary card of a different suit and value.

Can anyone, possibly, point me to instructions for this? I would like to do it just for fun.

Thanks.....
Steve
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Re: Looking For A Slum Magic Trick Instructions

Postby Max Maven » November 29th, 2016, 5:52 pm

The trick you're looking for was Roydon's "Fantastic."

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Re: Looking For A Slum Magic Trick Instructions

Postby Steve Mills » November 29th, 2016, 6:27 pm

Thanks, Max.

I'll run down the instructions.
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Re: Looking For A Slum Magic Trick Instructions

Postby Richard Kaufman » November 29th, 2016, 7:34 pm

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David Moore
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Re: Looking For A Slum Magic Trick Instructions

Postby David Moore » November 30th, 2016, 1:36 pm

I wouldn't consider it slum magic. Check out Dick Zimmerman's routine, "Slightly Fantastic", in the September 1959 Genii.

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Re: Looking For A Slum Magic Trick Instructions

Postby performer » November 30th, 2016, 3:49 pm

It probably isn't slum magic. If it were I would have heard of it. It sounds a bit more advanced than that.

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Re: Looking For A Slum Magic Trick Instructions

Postby Brad Jeffers » December 1st, 2016, 12:34 am

Steve Mills wrote:I'll run down the instructions.
You can get the instructions HERE, for $2.


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