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Topic: Name of a card trick--folded card on top Ammar?
Message: Posted by: Ellen Kotzin (Jan 2, 2003 04:37PM)
I wanted to know what the name of the trick that Mike Ammar did on a TV show I just saw (a street-type magic show).
He had a deck of cards, and a lady picked one out and signed it. He would mix it in and it would jump to the top and finally he bent it--put it in the middle and it jumped folded to the top of the pile.

Message: Posted by: Steve Friedberg (Jan 2, 2003 06:23PM)
It's an ambitious card routine. He explains it on one of his ETMCM tapes. The Ambitious Card is one of the most time-honored (honoured, if you're Hallas or Gladwin :lol: ) routines in card magic.

You can find it in any number of books, or tapes.
Message: Posted by: tankk (Jan 4, 2003 11:47AM)

The Ambitious Card of Ammar's is on his 2 dvd as is alot of other great stuff. You should get them if you can.

Message: Posted by: RandyStewart (Jan 6, 2003 07:09PM)

Daryl and Ammar both offer instructional video/DVD. You have good taste in time-tested card magic.
You'll encounter a few variations with the same impactfull effect.

Randy Stewart
Message: Posted by: Ellen Kotzin (Jan 10, 2003 08:37PM)
Thanks for the info guys!

Message: Posted by: greig ewen (Jan 13, 2003 08:35AM)
Since we are on this topic,i thought id ask if anyone has seen the effect,where you use tally-ho cards,you spell the words on the front of the card box,and at the end you are left with the aces,then you turn over the 9S..........I have been trying a method useing bicycle cards but with no success,does anybody know the effect,or know where to find out about it???. :banana:
Message: Posted by: Bobcape (Jan 20, 2003 01:56AM)
Look in the latest Genii magazine. It has an article on this very effect using bike decks.