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by Barry Shifrin
January 25th, 2010, 7:34 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: RE: Help converting VHS to DVD - Money in YOUR pocket
Replies: 29
Views: 5613

Re: RE: Help converting VHS to DVD - Money in YOUR pocket

Do any of you know if many magic VHS tapes contain copy protection coding ? I would like to convert several of my old commercially produced magic VHS tapes to DVD, but have not purchased a DVD burner to do so as I was advised that they will not make copies of any purchased VHS tapes (such as most al...
by Barry Shifrin
February 18th, 2009, 3:31 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Harry Lorayne Trick?
Replies: 31
Views: 12203

Re: Harry Lorayne Trick?

The first routine is "Halo Again" from Rim Shots
by Barry Shifrin
November 7th, 2008, 4:04 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: History Of The Knock-Out Double Lift
Replies: 20
Views: 5378

Re: History Of The Knock-Out Double Lift

There is a small difference in the finger positions of the "Vernon Double Lift" described by Cervon and the "Knock Out Double Lift" described by Nash. Nash uses the third finger to contact the upper right corner of the pushed off cards and the first and second finger to contact t...
by Barry Shifrin
December 5th, 2003, 10:58 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Downtown Chicago Magic Shop?
Replies: 11
Views: 2740

Re: Downtown Chicago Magic Shop?

In the 1950's and early 1960's the store was called the Magic Center/Treasure Chest. It was located on Randolf Street just west of State Street. The first floor catered to the general public, although many well known local close up magicians could be found pitching slum magic to the masses. Upstairs...

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