Production Of Cards From The Mouth

EFFECT:

This is a comedy flourish. Magician reaches up with his hand and apparently takes many cards from his mouth, or from a boy's mouth.

TO PERFORM:

Figure 1

Palm off from the deck a dozen cards, or as many as you can conveniently palm, in your right hand. It is preferable to palm them with faces of cards against hand. To do this, hold deck in left hand right in front of you with faces of cards toward you and backs toward audience. Place right hand over deck. Turn toward the left, and as you do so, get left little finger under a dozen or so cards. With aid of little finger, palm the cards in right hand.

Place cards up against mouth with back of hand to audience, being careful to conceal cards. Push top of cards up into mouth about an inch.

Figure 1

Draw right hand aside and place left hand on cards also. Immediately start pulling cards down in ribbon fashion, allowing them to fall one by one to the floor. As you pull cards down with fingers of both hands, you create the illusion of actually pulling the cards out of your mouth.

Figure 2.

Figure 3.

EFFECT:

If you do this with a boy, have him face audience. Stand behind him, and under cover of his body, palm your cards. Reach your arms around his neck, place cards up into his mouth a little way, and immediately start pulling cards down.

Figure 3.

EFFECT:

CASCADE PRODUCTION FROM BOY'S NOSE

Another comedy flourish in which performer places his hand on boy's nose and a stream of cards cascades down.

TO PERFORM:

Stand behind boy and palm off half the deck in right hand. Hold cards as you were taught to do for the CASCADE DROP in Lesson 35.

Step around to right of boy, place your right hand up to his nose, and cascade the cards downward, allowing them to fall to the floor. Tilt your hand a little to get proper angle for a good waterfall or cascade of the cards. This stream of cards, apparently coming from the boy's nose, always gets a laugh.

Figure 4.

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Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

Magick is the art and practice of moving natural energies to effect needed or wanted change. Magick is natural, there is absolutely nothing supernatural about it. What is taught here are various techniques of magick for beginners. Magick is natural and simple and the techniques to develop abilities should be simple and natural as well. What is taught on this site is not only the basics of magick, but the basics of many things.

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