Reference for Card Change Needed

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Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby David Acer » January 29th, 2011, 5:29 pm

I knew this at one time but no matter how many Red Bulls I drink, it's just not coming back to me. I'm looking for the name of this card change and (more importantly) who invented it - as you slowly revolve a double card between your hands, you steal the face card into Tenkai Palm, then continue to turn the remaining card face toward the audience, revealing the change. Any help would be much appreciated (if meagerly rewarded).
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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Bob Farmer » January 29th, 2011, 7:44 pm

Vernon Book of Magic Chapter Six--Application of the Tenkai Palm.

Also: Big Book of Balloons, chapter 7: "A Card Interlude."

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Pete McCabe » January 29th, 2011, 7:46 pm

There's also the One Hand Spin Card Change, by Dan Garrett in Close Up Connivery #2.

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby David Acer » January 29th, 2011, 9:35 pm

Bob, I thumbed through the Big Book of Balloons and all I found was a progressive ace assembly using a gambler's cop. As for The Dai Vernon Book of Magic, unfortunately, this change isn't described there. But Pete, your reference got me on the right track, and I just found the move in "The Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram." Thanks guys! (and by guys I mean Pete)
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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Russell Davis » January 29th, 2011, 10:12 pm

Damn! I really really WAS about to say it seemed Ross Bertramish but figured you Canadians would know each other's work. Maybe Canada's bigger than I thought. Must check map next time.

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Bob Farmer » January 30th, 2011, 9:44 am

At least my Balloon reference was right.

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Richard Perrin » January 31st, 2011, 5:34 pm

Steve Beam's in his one of trapdoors (I'm at work but will get back here after come home).

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby ADG » March 9th, 2011, 9:13 pm

Baltazar Fuentes from El Paso does an awesomely nice version of this card change move.....

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby scrabbleship » March 10th, 2011, 8:56 am

It's the Pivot Change by Ross Bertram. It's also in Dai Vernon's Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic by Lewis Ganson Chapter 28.

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Jonathan Townsend » March 10th, 2011, 9:24 am

Surprised it's not Tenkai's.

That action makes a fine steal of the face card(s) from a packet and permits what appears a simple transfer to advance the action (effect) while managing some of the method.

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Philippe Billot » March 10th, 2011, 11:37 am

it's inspired by Tenkai.

Read Miracle Card Change By Marlo, page 11 (1954).

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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 10th, 2011, 11:43 am

Any change where you have a double card and the face card is taken into Tenkai Palm is related to an original change of Tenkai's. The moves by Vernon and Bertram are variations of Tenkai's work.
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Re: Reference for Card Change Needed

Postby Richard Perrin » March 10th, 2011, 5:59 pm

I completed forgot about this (I'm at work as I type this)!


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