Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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-The comedy revelation using a very long card with a string of ten diamond ​pips, showing it first as a Threethen drawing it all the way into viewwas devised c1950 by Harold Beaumont.+The comedy revelation using a very long card with a string of pips was independently created by Tom Sellers and Harold Beaumont. Sellers published his "Long Card Comedy"​ in //The Magic Wand Yearbook1948-1949 Edition//, 1949, p. 23, and Beaumont marketed his version ​as "​Stretching ​Card," 1952. 
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 +Although Beaumont'​s version came out three years after Sellers'​s//The Magic Wand// released this statement as part of their review of "​Stretching a Card":​ 
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 +"In fairness to Harold Beaumont, we must add that we are not accusing him of pirating the routineWhen we first published it, the effect having been originated ​by Tom Sellers of Edinburgh, we were informed that Harold Beaumont ​of Huddersfield was using a similar effect. Obviously, two great minds thinking alike." ​
  
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