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This is the scenario: suppose someone is familiar with playing cards, but is somewhat skeptical about card magic, because they've only seen poor magic, and never really seen a skilled performer at work.

What online video of a card trick would you point them to, to really wow them (say outside of TV shows like Penn & Teller's Fool Us or America's Got Talent) to show them how stunning card magic can really be?

My vote would be a trick like Tommy Wonder's wonderfully entertaining "Tamed Cards".

The "Ribbon Act" of 2018 FISM Grand Prix winner Eric Chien would another great example of wonderful presentation and theatre to show them.

What would be your suggestion?



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You might even want to check out some of the 135 or so effects/routines perfomed (and taught) on my 4-volume "Best ever" DVD set. Start checking out the good stuff, guys.
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Harry, this is about a sharing a link with someone to a single card trick on youtube, so that rules out DVDs. But some of the tricks (e.g. Magician vs Gambler) on your youtube channel definitely qualify.

I'm after top card trick performances like that, from other magicians like yourself.
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Eric Chien's act is amazing. If you want to impress someone, show them a video of Will Houstoun's Order and Chaos.
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If someone is skeptical about card magic, I'd ask the person to check out Lennart Green's Laser Deal



as well as his TED Talk: Close-up card magic with a twist (higher video quality)

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On May 4, 2022, Fedora wrote:
Mac king,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pKj3ZkEDhE


This could be the ultimate example of getting the maximum entertainment out of the least amount of work. Loved it the first time I saw it and I still do.
It's never crowded on the extra mile....
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Having seen your excellent reviews, I doubt my opinion can add much value here. However, my vote would be:

If you include gambling sleight of hand--well, I don't even need to say.

If not, I would choose something by Daryl. YouTube has a complete performance-only clip of his award-winning Ambitious Card routine.

Or Bill Malone. YouTube has long performance-only clips from a couple of his videos.

Enjoy.
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On May 3, 2022, Harry Lorayne wrote:
You might even want to check out some of the 135 or so effects/routines perfomed (and taught) on my 4-volume "Best ever" DVD set. Start checking out the good stuff, guys.


I learned a lot from these about 11 or 12 years ago. Not so much the sleights, I had already read other books such as Royal Road and Card College, but the tricks on these DVDs are top notch. I still perform Rock N' Roll Aces and the other ace assembly trick (the name escapes me), The oil and water effect that ends with a royal flush, and a couple of others. Five of my all time favorite card tricks with a regular deck come from these DVDs. I should learn their names lol. Anyway, great DVDs!
John knows!
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To show to a non-magician, Shin Lim. For a magician, Dani DaOrtiz
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How about the Michael Ammar series on LandL? He does good, clear stuff
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