Conjuring Credits

The Origins of Wonder

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 ======Paper-clip Switch====== ======Paper-clip Switch======
  
-This switch of a folded playing card, bill or slip of paper, accomplished while apparently removing the item from a paper clip or similar device, has a history of reinvention. Karl Fulves a description of it in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​12838/​Interlocutor/​226|Interlocutor]]//,​ No. 49, 1988, p. 226. About its history, he wrote: "​Origin of the above switch is unknown. I've used it for about 25 years."​+This switch of a folded playing card, bill or slip of paper, accomplished while apparently removing the item from a paper clip or similar device, has a history of reinvention. Karl Fulves ​wrote a description of it in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​12838/​Interlocutor/​226|Interlocutor]]//,​ No. 49, 1988, p. 226. About its history, he said: "​Origin of the above switch is unknown. I've used it for about 25 years."​
  
-Alexander de Cova developed the same switch, using a clothes pin instead of a paper clip, c. 1985. He recounts his memory of its development in his book //Ein Profi packt aus...//, 1992, p. 111. He first published it in his lecture notes //​[[http://​www.conjuringcredits.com/​lib/​tpl/​credits/​files/​1988-de-cova.pdf|Unterhaltung durch Illusion]]//,​ 1988, unnumbered pages.+Alexander de Cova developed the same switch, using a clothes pin instead of a paper clip, c. 1985. He recounts his memory of its development in his book //Ein Profi packt aus...//, 1992, p. 111. He first published it in his lecture notes //​[[http://​www.conjuringcredits.com/​lib/​tpl/​credits/​files/​1988-de-cova.pdf|Unterhaltung durch Illusion]]//,​ 1988, no pagination.
  
 Jay Sankey also reinvented the switch, which he included in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​43363/​100+Sankey/​44|100% Sankey]]// by Richard Kaufman, 1990, p. 36, under the title of "#​*@!"​. Jay Sankey also reinvented the switch, which he included in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​43363/​100+Sankey/​44|100% Sankey]]// by Richard Kaufman, 1990, p. 36, under the title of "#​*@!"​.
  
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