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 ====== Hindu Shuffle ====== ====== Hindu Shuffle ======
  
-The Hindu Shuffle arrived on the scene in the early 20th century. 1933, in particular, was a banner year for the technique in print. See Jean Hugard'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14513/​Card+Manipulations+Series+No+1+and+2/​3|Card Manipulations No. 1]]//, 1933, p. 2; //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13920/​Farelli+s+Card+Magic/​34|Farelli'​s Card Magic, Part 1]]//, 1933, p. 35; Carl Shome'​s card control and force in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38533/​The+Sphinx/​8|The Sphinx]]// Vol. 32 No. 2, Apr. 1933, p. 40 and [[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38538/​The+Sphinx/​13|Vol. 32 No. 7, Sep. 1933, p. 205]], respectively,​ and a closer look at the shuffle in Theo Annemann'​s article, "Light on the Hindu Shuffle"​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​15749/​Jinx+No+056/​4|The Jinx]]//, No. 56, May 1939, p. 398.+The Hindu Shuffle arrived on the scene in the early twentieth ​century. 1933, in particular, was a banner year for the technique in print. See Jean Hugard'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14513/​Card+Manipulations+Series+No+1+and+2/​3|Card Manipulations No. 1]]//, 1933, p. 2; //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13920/​Farelli+s+Card+Magic/​34|Farelli'​s Card Magic, Part 1]]//, 1933, p. 35; Carl Shome'​s card control and force in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38533/​The+Sphinx/​8|The Sphinx]]// Vol. 32 No. 2, Apr. 1933, p. 40 and [[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38538/​The+Sphinx/​13|Vol. 32 No. 7, Sep. 1933, p. 205]], respectively,​ and a closer look at the shuffle in Theo Annemann'​s article, "Light on the Hindu Shuffle"​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​15749/​Jinx+No+056/​4|The Jinx]]//, No. 56, May 1939, p. 398.
  
 The newness of this shuffle to magicians is indicated by some of the aforementioned performers'​ unfamiliarity with the term "Hindu Shuffle"​. Instead, Shome calls it a "​running cut", and Farelli calls it a "strip cut shuffle"​ and equates it with an unidentified "card table artifice"​ in Erdnase. The artifice he has in mind may be the third blind cut, titled "To Retain the Top Stock",​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​17831/​Card+Mastery+with+which+is+combined+The+Expert+at+the+Card+Table/​127|Expert at the Card Table]]//, 1902, p. 41. The term "Hindu Shuffle"​ was coined by Jean Hugard in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14513/​Card+Manipulations+Series+No+1+and+2/​3|Card Manipulations No. 1]]//, ibid, who named it as such due to seeing a Hindu magician use the technique thirty years prior. The newness of this shuffle to magicians is indicated by some of the aforementioned performers'​ unfamiliarity with the term "Hindu Shuffle"​. Instead, Shome calls it a "​running cut", and Farelli calls it a "strip cut shuffle"​ and equates it with an unidentified "card table artifice"​ in Erdnase. The artifice he has in mind may be the third blind cut, titled "To Retain the Top Stock",​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​17831/​Card+Mastery+with+which+is+combined+The+Expert+at+the+Card+Table/​127|Expert at the Card Table]]//, 1902, p. 41. The term "Hindu Shuffle"​ was coined by Jean Hugard in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14513/​Card+Manipulations+Series+No+1+and+2/​3|Card Manipulations No. 1]]//, ibid, who named it as such due to seeing a Hindu magician use the technique thirty years prior.
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 +For applications,​ see also [[cards:​hindu_shuffle_force|Hindu Shuffle Force]] and [[cards:​hindu_shuffle_false_display|Hindu Shuffle False Display]].
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 +* [[http://​www.conjuringarchive.com/​list/​category/​941 |Category in Denis Behr's "​Conjuring Archive"​]]
  
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