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 ====== Wimbrough'​s Missing Trick from Greater Magic ====== ====== Wimbrough'​s Missing Trick from Greater Magic ======
  
-This trick of S. H. Wimbrough, which Vernon recalls having vanished from Hilliard'​s MS. of //Greater Magic// (Stephen Minch wrote this story up for "​Magicana"​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​37157/​Genii/​25|Genii]]//,​ Vol. 55 No. 10, p. 673), would seem to have been recorded first in Gravatt'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​17459/​Encyclopedia+of+Self+Working+Card+Tricks/​50|Encyclopedia of Self Working Card Tricks]]// ​(1936), p. 49, under the title "​Upside Down"It appears there without credit, but in the Hugard revision, [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14938/​Encyclopedia+of+Card+Tricks/​170|p. 167]], the name Wimborough has been supplied. On [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14938/​Encyclopedia+of+Card+Tricks/​345|p. 342]] of the same work appears a trick with the by-line S. H. Wimbrough, ​likely ​the same man. In //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​12474/​Expert+Card+Technique/​359|Expert Card Technique]]//​ Hugard and Braue record ​a method of Luis Zingone'​s,​ "​Reverse Supreme", p. 344, with the comment, "a vast improvement"​ of an effect previously done with double-backed cards.+This trick of William ​Wimbrough, which Dai Vernon recalls having vanished from John Northern ​Hilliard'​s MS. of //Greater Magic// (Stephen Minch wrote this story up for "​Magicana"​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​37157/​Genii/​25|Genii]]//,​ Vol. 55 No. 10, Aug. 1992, p. 673), would seem to have been recorded first in Glenn Gravatt'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​17459/​Encyclopedia+of+Self+Working+Card+Tricks/​50|Encyclopedia of Self Working Card Tricks]]//1936, p. 49, under the title "​Upside Down." It appears there without credit, but in the Jean Hugard revision, [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14938/​Encyclopedia+of+Card+Tricks/​170|p. 167]], the name Wimborough has been supplied. On [[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14938/​Encyclopedia+of+Card+Tricks/​345|p. 342]] of the same work appears a trick with the by-line S. H. Wimbrough, ​possibly ​the same man. In //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​12474/​Expert+Card+Technique/​359|Expert Card Technique]]//​, 1940, p. 344, Hugard and Fred Braue recorded ​a method of Luis Zingone'​s,​ "​Reverse Supreme," ​with the comment, "a vast improvement"​ of an effect previously done with double-backed cards, likely speaking of Wimbrough'​s trick. 
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