Written by Mark Lewis

Work of Mark Lewis

38 pages (Spiralbound), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Susan Kern.
Language: English

(41 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Mark Lewis Dedication to Joe Stuthard 3
Mark Lewis Acknowledgements 4
Ariel Frailich Foreword 5
Mark Lewis Introduction 6
Mark Lewis Mechanics and Handling the make-up of a svengali deck 9
Mark Lewis Handling the Svengali Deck basics
- Main Points to Remember
Mark Lewis The Run on the dribble run into the other hand 11
Mark Lewis The Double Lift top card short 12
Mark Lewis The Riffle Shuffle 13
Mark Lewis The Overhand Shuffle 13
Mark Lewis The Fan 14
Mark Lewis The Spread (and Turnover) 15
Joe Stuthard The Drop cards dribbled onto the table so they make a full revolution 16
Jack Cook The Jackie Cook Spread near table edge (same person) 16
Dave Walker The Hand Spread dribble onto the hand in fan configuration 17
Unknown The Lambert Spread 18
Mark Lewis The Mark Lewis Svengali Routine eight phases, with credit commentary on each phase (Ali Bongo, Ron MacMillan, Eric Ward, Johnny Neptune, Nelson Holt, Sammy Holmes, David Cronin) 20
Mark Lewis On Ron MacMillan 23
Mark Lewis On Ali Bongo 25
Mark Lewis The Rehash on the concept of Rehash in a svengali pitch 27
Dave Walker The Larceny Trick card comes to top as bet, then all shown alike with presentation as if the spectator lied 27
Mark Lewis False Explanation Trick 29
Mark Lewis Tricks with a Svengali Deck chapter intro 30
Mark Lewis Stabbing Trick #1 with knife in the deck 30
Mark Lewis Stabbing Trick #2 with knife in the deck which is wrapped in a paper napkin 31
Mark Lewis Reverse Card reversed card apparently rights itself 31
Mark Lewis Finding Card at Given Number 31
Mark Lewis Clock Trick 31
Mark Lewis Torn and Restored Card 31
Mark Lewis Mental Miracle card cut to is predicted, then it travels to other half 32
Mark Lewis Dice Trick six cards tabled and throw of die used to count to selection 32
Mark Lewis Thought Card card selected and card thought of during riffling, they end up next to each other 32
Mark Lewis Blindfold Effect 32
Mark Lewis Card from Pocket cards taken out of pocket one by one, spectator stops at selection 33
Mark Lewis Pile Trick piles made on table, spectator choses one, selection is on top 33
Mark Lewis Chapter Five more comments on performing with a svengali deck 34
Mark Lewis Switching a Deck - performing a non-card trick
- under a newspaper
- taking handkerchief from pocket to wipe sweat
Al Baker A Prediction svengali deck, with half-deck clean-up switchAlso published here 35
Joe Stuthard Svengali Deck Switch key card location with half-deck switch to clean up svengali deck 36
Mark Lewis Miniature Svengali Routine with an Ordinary Deck to do after switching in a regular deck 37
Mark Lewis Final Word 38