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-In //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14703/​My+Favorite+Card+Tricks/​5|My Favorite Card Tricks]]// ​(1965, p. 4Lorayne states that this trick isn't original with him, but was shown to him by Al Leech. Leech returned to this plot several timesin the context of a sandwich trick. See "The Casino Trick" in //​Cardmanship//​ (p. 13), "A Transposition:​ Table Method"​ in //For Card Men Only// ​(p. 20) and "Ace Sandwich"​ in //Card Man Stuff// ​(p. 6)This last one is closest in the structure of its method to "​One-Eyed Jack Sandwich". There was a move in the version Leech showed Lorayne that Lorayne thought unconvincing and changed in his handling. ​He also writes that he showed his version to Fred Braue, who went on to publish a version with an altered presentation. For the Braue trick, see "The Prechosen Chosen Card" in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​3011/​Gen+Vol+17/​260|The Gen]]//, Vol. 17No. 10, Feb. 1962, p. 260. Strangely, Braue made no mention of any sources of inspiration in his write-up and was dead by the time Lorayne went to press with //My Favorite Card Tricks//. Aside from the fact that Braue used red Tens as the sandwich cards, and Lorayne used one-eyed Jacks, there is little to distinguish the two, other than the method of displacement of the card between the sandwich cards. Braue used a type of bottom slip cut resembling a Hindu shuffle in its action. Lorayne used a pull-down.+This trick appeared in Harry Lorayne'​s ​//​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14703/​My+Favorite+Card+Tricks/​5|My Favorite Card Tricks]]//1965, p. 4, yet Lorayne states that it isn't original with him, but was shown to him by Al Leech. Leech returned to this plot several times in the context of a sandwich trick. See "A Transposition:​ Table Method"​ in //For Card Men Only//, 1949 p. 20"Ace Sandwich"​ in //Card Man Stuff//, 1953, p. 6, and "The Casino Trick" in //​Cardmanship//,​ 1959, p13. "Ace Sandwich" ​is closest in the structure of its method to "​One-Eyed Jack Sandwich." ​There was a move in the version Leech showed Lorayne that Lorayne thought unconvincing and changed in his handling. ​Lorayne ​also writes that he showed his version to Fred Braue, who went on to publish a version with an altered presentation. For the Braue trick, see "The Prechosen Chosen Card" in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​3011/​Gen+Vol+17/​260|The Gen]]//, Vol. 17 No. 10, Feb. 1962, p. 260. Strangely, Braue made no mention of any sources of inspiration in his write-up and was dead by the time Lorayne went to press with //My Favorite Card Tricks//. Aside from the fact that Braue used red Tens as the sandwich cards, and Lorayne used one-eyed Jacks, there is little to distinguish the two, other than the method of displacement of the card between the sandwich cards. Braue used a type of bottom slip cut resembling a Hindu shuffle in its action. Lorayne used a pull-down.
  
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