Jamy Ian Swiss wrote a lengthy review of Aaron fisher's new book "The Paper Engine" and made reference to the Richard Kaufman / James Lewis "Inversion" plot.
This is the first time I have seen Richard Kaufman's name attached to the Inversion plot. I am guessing Richard had released something that uses this premise? Does anyone know the source?
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- Richard Kaufman
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The plot of "Inversion" is very similar to the plot of my effect "The World's Fastest Card Trick" in "CardMagic," published in 1979. James Lewis made a very fine addition with the outjogged card, however having a deck instantly and visibly reverse with the exception of the chosen card in the center is something I published earlier than "Inversion." The reference in Jamy's review is also not the first time the attribution has been correctly made.
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Thanks Richard. I have "CardMagic" so I will be able to check it out.
Bill Kalush, in the "Secret Sessions" videotape, lays some claim to the effect. I believe it is also published under his name in L.I.N.T (Luka in New Tops) by John Luka, so it may be in New Tops magazine as well.