Written by John Carney

2002
Work of John Carney

367 pages (Hardcover), published by CarneyMagic
Illustrated with drawings by John Carney.
Language: English

(90 entries)

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Jim Steinmeyer Foreword
4
John Carney Introduction
6
John Carney The Student Begins how to study and improve
  • Biting the Hand that Feeds
  • Reading Required
  • Your Turn...
10
John Carney Rubbed Away lightning pull
  • Release Position
  • Threading the Loop
Inspired byRelated to
  • Buatier de Kolta Pull
22
John Carney Vanish from the Hands silk becomes smaller and vanishes, lightning pull
30
John Carney Vanish from a Glass lightning pull, moment of vanish hidden
31
John Carney Legends - Buatier de Kolta
36
John Carney Just a Cigar cigar & purse routine
Inspired by 38
John Carney Cigar False Transfer
46
Unknown Cigar/Cigarette Change-over Palm
48
Dr. E. M. Roberts, John Carney Cigar Sleeving
Related to 49
John Carney On Palming chapter intro
52
John Carney Palm Position
55
Dai Vernon Vernon Top Palm
Related to 56
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Top Palm, First Method
Related to 57
John Carney Timing and Management where to hold hands and other palming tips
58
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase The Bottom Palm
Inspired by 61
John Carney Bottom Palm of a Single Card
Related to 64
John Carney Bottom-Palm Replacement
65
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Diagonal Palm-Shift rear insertion
Related to 66
John Carney, Edward Marlo The Side Steal transformation, with credit information
70
John Carney, Edward Marlo Side Steal and Replacement
Inspired by 73
John Carney The Carney Cop steal from center
76
John Carney Up My Sleeve last card is selection and travels visibly across chest underneath jacket
Related to 82
John Carney The Dribble Force
85
Martin Gardner Airing the Deck
Related to 88
John Carney False Transfer with Card
91
John Carney Silver and Glass
Inspired by 96
John Carney Coin to Glass Finesse sound effect on bottom of glass
106
John Carney, John Ramsay False Transfer
108
Unknown The Edge Palm with stack
110
Brett Wolf Coin Star set-up behind other hand
111
T. Nelson Downs, John Carney Downs Palm and Production
113
John Carney Legends: Dai Vernon
118
John Carney Muscade Magic streamlined Vernon routine
Inspired by 120
Unknown Cup through Cup
124
Unknown Measuring inside of Cup
125
John Carney Cup Load as hand passes cup
126
Charlie Miller Cup Penetration Move actually credited to Mexican magician by Miller
129
John Carney Three Ball Vanish
133
John Carney Legends: Tony Slydini
138
John Carney Dissolving Steel two linking ring moves of unknown origin
140
John Carney Hidden Gifts Creativity, self-expression, and the danger of perfectionism
  • Fear Itself
  • Perfectionism is Flawed
  • The Creative Journey
  • The Process
  • Originality - Why?
146
John Carney Astral Projection Hawaii chosen as travel destination, performer transforms into Hawaii tourist, sand from shoe, towel and pineapple production
159
John Carney Creation of Life magazine instead of fan, with historic information
166
John Carney Legends: Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin
178
John Carney Mercurial Cards face card changes a few times, deck becomes all backs, blank and normal again
180
S. W. Erdnase Sixth Transformation
Related to 184
Martin Gardner, John Carney Wink Change Variation
Inspired by 185
John Carney Half Pass whole deck under cover card
187
John Carney Erdnase First Transformation
188
Douglas Dexter, Francis Carlyle Paddle Move with Cards
Related to
  • "The Mystic Star" (Douglas Dexter, Goldston's "Great Magicians' Tricks")
191
Edward Marlo All Backs Display
Related to 193
John Carney Art... in Magic? Pretension, presentation, defining effects, and the spirit of the artist
  • Confusion is not Magic
  • Presentation or Procedure?
198
John Carney, Nate Leipzig, Michael Skinner Leipzig-Skinner Surprise selection appears on face of deck, penetrates hand, appears face-up on deck
Inspired by 206
Dai Vernon Push-Off
Related to 212
Edward Marlo Deck Turnover Replacement
213
Dai Vernon Hand-Washing Acquitment classic to classic
Related to 216
John Carney Legends: Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser
220
John Carney Forgotten Recollection
222
Jack McMillen Card at Number changing moment of bottom deal
225
Unknown All-Around Square-up Glimpse
227
Larry Jennings Jennings' TNT Bottom Deal
229
John Carney The Classic Pass and Other Myths
  • Our Man Erdnase
  • The Big Picture
  • Focus, Misdirection, and Punctuation
232
Larry Jennings Selection Procedure before the Pass
239
John Carney Technique the classic pass
241
John Carney Off the Vine using grapes
248
John Carney, Dai Vernon The French Drop
251
John Carney Legends: David Devant
258
John Carney, Eugene Verbeck Verbeck's Envelopes basically a coin into nest of envelopes with magazine-envelope transformations and restoration, repeat, credit information
Inspired by 260
John Carney Multiple Slip culling
276
Edward Marlo Prayer Cull
280
John Carney Legends: Fred Kaps
286
John Carney Tolls of the Trade Approaches to practice, effects, affectations, and the advantages of the southpaw
  • Mental Misdirection
  • On the Other Hand...
  • Practice, Practice, Practice
288
John Carney Ascension four selections, one rises underneath silk, one floats into hand, fountain for last card
300
George Murray Card Clip Holder
304
Buatier de Kolta De Kolta Card Fountain
306
John Carney Chair Deck Switch behind chair
312
John Carney Variations with a Hat card out of head, then card fountain without motor or thread
314
John Carney The Ascension Gimmick wire stuck to thumb tip
318
John Carney Legends: Al Baker
322
John Carney Swing Blade paddle routine with paper stuck on knife
Inspired by
  • Sachs' "Sleight of Hand"
324
John Carney Paddle Move
327
John Carney Money for Nothing historic information, using Paul Fox coin pail
334
Charlie Miller Single Coin Production from finger palm
344
John Carney Legends: John Ramsay
348
John Carney Thimble Collection five thimbles produced, then travel to other hand
Inspired by 350
John Ramsay, Edward Victor Popping Sound with Thimble
354
John Carney Thimble Stack Vanish false transfer
360
John Carney The Final Lesson
364