Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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-This principle turns up to hide reversed cards when the deck is fanned in a trick by Herbert Johnson, "The Instantaneous Reversed Pack," described in Walter Gibson's //[[http://askalexander.org/display/17743/Practical+Card+Tricks+Series/26|Twenty New Practical Card Tricks]]//, 1925, p. 16. Also see Ralph Hull's "Hull's 'Magic Picture Book' Deck" in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/14596/More+Eye+Openers+Impromptu+Card+Tricks+for+Parlor+Club+or+Stage/18|More Eye-Openers]]//, 1933, p. 16, in which a bridged deck, set with every other card reversed, can be made to spread loosely, showing only backs on both sides.+This principle turns up to hide reversed cards when the deck is fanned in a trick by Herbert Johnson, "The Instantaneous Reversed Pack," described in Walter Gibson's //[[https://askalexander.org/display/78511/Practical+Card+Tricks+Series/26|Twenty New Practical Card Tricks]]//, 1925, p. 16. Also see Ralph Hull's "Hull's 'Magic Picture Book' Deck" in //[[http://askalexander.org/display/14596/More+Eye+Openers+Impromptu+Card+Tricks+for+Parlor+Club+or+Stage/18|More Eye-Openers]]//, 1933, p. 16, in which a bridged deck, set with every other card reversed, can be made to spread loosely, showing only backs on both sides.
  
 In //[[http://askalexander.org/display/14006/12+Tricks+with+a+Borrowed+Deck/8|12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck]]//, 1940, p. 7, Martin Gardner described the principle in the context of ribbon spreading the deck. In //[[http://askalexander.org/display/14006/12+Tricks+with+a+Borrowed+Deck/8|12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck]]//, 1940, p. 7, Martin Gardner described the principle in the context of ribbon spreading the deck.