Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

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Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

Postby erdnasephile » June 7th, 2011, 9:11 am

All: My understanding is that Marlo had a handling of the Devano deck published in the New Tops (it would have occurred after 1979).

Does anyone have a more specific publication reference please or has it been published elsewhere?

Many thanks in advance for your time!

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Re: Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

Postby Joe Pecore » June 7th, 2011, 10:24 am

I Asked Alexander and he said check out "Ribbon Rise" on page 32 of "New Tops" May 1983.

EFFECT: A selected card is cut into the center of the deck. The deck is ribbon spread, then raised up into a tent-like position. From the apex of the ribbon spread the selected card slowly rises.

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Re: Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

Postby Harry Lorayne » June 7th, 2011, 10:44 am

Joe: That's not the Devano deck - no spreading for that. I used the Devano Rising Card Deck back in 1950 when I was doing table magic. But I have no idea of its history.

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Re: Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

Postby Joe Pecore » June 7th, 2011, 11:04 am

He uses the gimmick (thin model) from the deck though and it was the only reference I could find. :)
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Re: Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

Postby erdnasephile » June 7th, 2011, 11:30 am

Many thanks, Joe!

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Re: Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

Postby Joe Pecore » June 7th, 2011, 12:01 pm

No problem. Let me know if that ends up being what you were looking for.
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Re: Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

Postby Jim Martin » June 7th, 2011, 12:38 pm

Joe Pecore wrote:I Asked Alexander and he said check out "Ribbon Rise" on page 32 of "New Tops" May 1983.


Thanks Joe - the handling Marlo references in that article has a photo follow up on page 40 of the February 1984 issue.
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Re: Marlo's Handing of Devano Deck in New Tops

Postby erdnasephile » June 7th, 2011, 1:09 pm

You guys are good! :)

I'll check it out...


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