forword \n \n mike kanter
1938
Mike Kanter

Forword

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history of the three shell game \n \n tom osborne
1938
Tom Osborne

History of the Three Shell Game

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equipment, or props, required \n  selection and preparation of shells
 the pea
 the table or exhibition board \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Equipment, or Props, Required

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sleights and manipulations \n general comments on the three shell game \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Sleights and Manipulations

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definitions \n glossary of the three shell game \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Definitions

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stealing the pea (method a) \n basic steal
 loading the pea \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Stealing the Pea (Method A)

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stealing the pea (method b) \n basic steal with first finger on the side of shell \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Stealing the Pea (Method B)

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stealing the pea (method c) \n basic steal and back clip \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Stealing the Pea (Method C)

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the kick steal \n to back clip \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

The Kick Steal

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sucker moves \n  the finger sucker steal \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Sucker Moves

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sucker moves (continued) \n  (a) the liftup sucker steal
 (b) the fake steal
 (c) the fake load
 (d) the left side sucker steal
 (e) the right side sucker steal \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Sucker Moves (Continued)

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sucker moves (continued) \n  (a) the flash
 (b) sucker steal
 (c) sucker flash \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Sucker Moves (Continued)

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the takeaway (method a) \n showing shell empty, pea hidden underneath fingers. similar to chanin's move \n tom osborne \n chanin's favorite master move \n jack chanin
1938
Tom Osborne

The TakeAway (Method A)

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the take away (method b) \n hitting shell with other shell and stealing pea in process \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

The Take Away (Method B)

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the back hand position \n palm up v grip, stealing pea to back clip and position changes
 the back hand turnover
 the back hand roll \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

The Back Hand Position

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the upside down turnover \n turning shell facedown \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

The Upside Down Turnover

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the pass \n false take with pea and palm transfers
 the back shift
 the inside shift \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

The Pass

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shell held by spectator \n pea is stolen while spectator has finger on shell \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Shell Held by Spectator

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the double decker \n bluff sequence \n tom osborne \n over the top! \n jack chanin
1938
Tom Osborne

The Double Decker

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a series of lessons \n lessons to learn the three shell game
 lesson 1
 lesson 2
 lesson 3
 lesson 4
 lesson 5
 lesson 6
 lesson 7
 lesson 8
 lesson 9  the roll flash
 lesson 10  holding out \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

A Series of Lessons

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presentation routines \n general comments on performing the three shell game \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Presentation Routines

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the chart \n numbered chart to describe moves for three shell game \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

The Chart

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routine 1 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 1

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routine 2 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 2

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routine 3 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 3

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routine 4 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 4

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routine 5 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 5

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routine 6 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 6

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routine 7 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 7

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routine 8 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 8

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routine 9 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 9

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routine 10 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 10

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routune 11 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routune 11

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routine 12 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 12

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routine 13 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 13

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routine 14 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 14

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routine 15 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 15

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routine 16 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 16

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routine 17 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 17

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routine 18 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 18

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routine 19 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 19

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routine 20 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 20

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routine 21 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 21

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routine 22 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 22

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routine 23 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 23

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routine 24 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 24

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routine 25 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 25

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routine 26 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 26

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routine 27 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 27

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routine 28 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 28

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routine 29 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 29

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routine 30 \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 30

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routine 31 \n dr. bennett's exposed corner idea, using pea made from paper, gimmicked shell \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 31

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routine 32 \n dr. bennett's exposed corner idea, using pea made from paper, gimmicked shell \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Routine 32

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routine 33 \n three different coins end up under a shell each, nesting coin \n tom osborne
1938
Tom Osborne

Routine 33

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starting routines \n to get the spectator's interest \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Starting Routines

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shills and sharpers \n \n tom osborne
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Tom Osborne

Shills and Sharpers

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