Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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-This fanning method can be exploited in various ways. It's earliest use was probably to create an illusion that the faces of the cards in the deck were blank. A blank-faced card was placed on the face of the deck before it was reverse fanned. See Frederick E. Poole Jr.'s "​The ​Blank Card Mystery" in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38574/​The+Sphinx/​18|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 28 No. 7Sep1929, p. 242.+This fanning method can be exploited in various ways. It's earliest use was probably to create an illusion that the faces of the cards in the deck were blank. A blank-faced card was placed on the face of the deck before it was reverse fanned. See Walter Gibson's "​The ​Appearing Spots" in //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38425/​The+Sphinx/​24|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 23 No. 2Apr1924, p. 60.
  
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