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Postby Nathan » April 10th, 2003, 1:15 am

Could someone please point me towards a book containing the Larry Jennings effect "Transmutation"?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: transmutation

Postby Remco » April 10th, 2003, 4:11 am

It is in the book "Larry Jennings on card and coin Handling" form Busby.

here is a link to the contents of the book:

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Re: transmutation

Postby Richard Kaufman » April 10th, 2003, 9:25 am

"Transmutation" originally appeared in Genii!
An improved handling by Jennings appears in my book "Jennings '67."
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Re: transmutation

Postby Richard Morrell » April 10th, 2003, 10:42 am

I believe the version I use is by John Mendoza, not too sure how close it is to the original Jennings handling, but I believe I read in Ortiz's Strong Magic that John had changed the climax so the selections were revealed first then the colour change, thus making the climax stronger, maybe thats the only difference?


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