Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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tylerwilson Added earlier source because I'm an idiot who didn't look at my notes closely enough.
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-The precursor to this idea was to hide a face-up card in a traditional fan, and simply shielding the exposed index from view. Harry Hanaoka contributed this idea to //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38313/​The+Sphinx/​22|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 26 No. 10, Dec. 1927, p. 366. Oddly, Hanaoka suggests that only court cards are capable of being hidden in the spread due to their border, even though number cards share that same amount of white space around their edges.+The precursor to this idea was to hide a face-up card in a traditional fan, simply shielding the exposed index from view. Harry Hanaoka contributed this idea to //​[[https://​askalexander.org/​display/​38313/​The+Sphinx/​22|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 26 No. 10, Dec. 1927, p. 366. Oddly, Hanaoka suggests that only court cards are capable of being hidden in the spread due to their border, even though number cards share that same amount of white space around their edges.
  
-Using a reverse fan, however, naturally swaps the side of the cards being displayed. This causes the indices of any face-up cards to be hidden beneath the card above it — no additional shielding required. In Ed Marlo'​s "​Separating Aces (4th method)",​ //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​9333/​Ibidem+Volume+1/​190|Ibidem]]//,​ No. 8, Dec. 1956, p. 141 of the combined ​edition, cards have to be inserted ​in a deck with secretly reversed and distributed Aces. It says to simply push them in, and in brackets this note is given: "Or insert into a reverse fan - Aces cannot show."+Using a reverse fan, however, naturally swaps the side of the cards being displayed. This causes the indices of any face-up cards to be hidden beneath the card above it — no additional shielding required. In Ed Marlo'​s "​Separating Aces (4th method)",​ //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​9333/​Ibidem+Volume+1/​190|Ibidem]]//,​ No. 8, Dec. 1956, p. 141 of the book edition, cards have to be inserted ​into a deck with secretly reversed and distributed Aces. It says to simply push them in, and in brackets this note is given: "Or insert into a reverse fan---Aces cannot show."
  
 Marlo later expanded on this principle in Jon Racherbaumer'​s //​Hierophant//,​ No. 4, summer 1970, p. 210, in his contribution "​right-hand pressure fan notes",​ where he applies the idea to [[cards:​all-backs|All Backs]] and [[cards:​triumph|Triumph]] effects. Marlo later expanded on this principle in Jon Racherbaumer'​s //​Hierophant//,​ No. 4, summer 1970, p. 210, in his contribution "​right-hand pressure fan notes",​ where he applies the idea to [[cards:​all-backs|All Backs]] and [[cards:​triumph|Triumph]] effects.