card trick prediction using a newspaper

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fabricemagic
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card trick prediction using a newspaper

Postby fabricemagic » April 24th, 2018, 2:50 pm

Good morning ,
If possible I need a little infos maybe you guy can help me on this:
I saw somewhere years ago a card trick a prediction card trick using a newspaper,
At the end of the trick using a pair of scissor and a newspaper the chosen card where predicted,(the newspaper was shaped as a 3 of diamonds or 4 of diamonds I don' remember exactly anyway the newspaper where shaped openly using that pair of scissor)
Do you know what's the name of this effect and where find infos on it?
Thanks
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Noel Britten
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Re: card trick prediction using a newspaper

Postby Noel Britten » April 24th, 2018, 4:11 pm

Unconventional Magic by Lewis Ganson - which were his lecture notes on first visit to the US. The lecture was comprised, I believe, from submissions to The Gen so not all his own original material. Without checking I have a vague notion of Hen Fetsch name allied to it.

David Hemingway also has a lot of ideas on it - red paper behind the front sheet so pips stand out more for instance

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Re: card trick prediction using a newspaper

Postby Noel Britten » April 24th, 2018, 4:29 pm

Just checked - it's Tonny Van Dommelen credited not Hen Fetsch

fabricemagic
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Re: card trick prediction using a newspaper

Postby fabricemagic » April 25th, 2018, 3:22 am

Thanks Noel.
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Philippe Billot
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Re: card trick prediction using a newspaper

Postby Philippe Billot » April 26th, 2018, 6:16 am

According to the Potter's Index, Edward Bagshawe and D. Dickens were the first to describe a "Card revealed by Paper Tearing" in The Magicien Monthly, Vol. 19, no 5, april 1923, page 62 under the title A Card and Tissue Mystery (Bagshawe) and page 63 under the title An Effective Card Illusion (Dickens).

Van Dommelen's version was first described in The Gen, Vol. 11, no. 8, december 1955, page 238.

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Q. Kumber
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Re: card trick prediction using a newspaper

Postby Q. Kumber » April 26th, 2018, 6:53 am

David Hemmingway has some work on this in some of his publications.

At the recent magic convention in Dublin, George Bleeks from Belfast did a very funny routine that revealed three different cards using a sheet of newspaper.


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