Wayne Dobson presents…
The Houdini Series.
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What was Houdini’s Card Trick?
Legend as it, that Houdini was a competent card magician before becoming the famous escapologist… <Read More>
“Houdini, perhaps the most famous magic name in history.
Houdini and his wife Bess did not have children of their own. However, Houdini was close to his niece; for some reason she never had her birth name registered as a baby…
“Houdini and his wife Bess did not ever have children. Instead they showered their affection on each other, and on the collection of pets they built up. Houdini particularly treasured this photo of him holding several of his beloved pets.”
This is a deceptive quickie that has several hidden layers. It started life as little more than a sight gag, but gradually Wayne has added to it to give you a multi-layered, close-up, comedy prediction effect.
Part of The Houdini Series
The effect depends on a devilish principle that Pat Page taught Wayne when they were working together on Wayne’s ITV series “A Kind of Magic”.
Houdini believed there was a correlation between a calendar (diary) and a deck of cards. This effect uses a standard deck of cards and a diary that does all the work for you. There is no memory work, no algorithms to remember, nothing. It’s pretty much a self working trick!