Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

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Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

Postby M. Yandorf » July 25th, 2009, 8:30 pm

Is there any record of Dai Vernon's routining of the, "Three Shell Game?"

Maybe in one of Cervon's notebooks? Maybe?

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Re: Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

Postby El Mystico » July 26th, 2009, 2:43 am

it isn't in Cervon's Notebooks.

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Re: Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

Postby Dave V » July 26th, 2009, 2:49 am

Do you know for sure if there is such a routine? Or are you just asking if?
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Re: Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

Postby Joe Pecore » July 26th, 2009, 7:25 am

I believe Vernon teaches the three shell game on the old "Dai Vernon's Secrets of Magic" (with Bruce Cervon) tape.
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Re: Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

Postby El Mystico » July 26th, 2009, 8:27 am

Good call, Joe - he does.

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Re: Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

Postby Terry » July 26th, 2009, 10:27 am

Secrets of Magic released by L&L 1994. Footage from 1971 has Vernon clips teaching Chinese Matches, Penetrating Matches, Sympathetic Coins, Overhand Poker Run-up, Three Shell Game and the Cups & Balls w/ final loading sequence fully explained.

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Re: Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

Postby M. Yandorf » July 26th, 2009, 2:35 pm

Joe Pecore wrote:I believe Vernon teaches the three shell game on the old "Dai Vernon's Secrets of Magic" (with Bruce Cervon) tape.


On the video Vernon demonstrates a, "kick steal" that's all. There's no routine taught.

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Re: Dai Vernon's Three Shell Game routine

Postby M. Yandorf » July 26th, 2009, 2:39 pm

Dave V wrote:Do you know for sure if there is such a routine?


I don't know if Vernon has a specific routine, but I assume he must have had one.

- He carried a, "Three Shell Game" set in his close up case.
- He demonstrated the shell game on his 1971 instructional video which seen at the end of the Cervon VHS tape, as mentioned above.

I assume he must have had a routine, why else would he carry the props in this close up case.


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