Kaufman, Richard: Jennings '67
©1997 Kaufman and Company
Earle Oakes, Illustrator
Hdbk w/ DJ; 254pp, 9x12
Kaufman Jennings 67


Comment (DrDanny): First of a planned trilogy about Larry Jennings' work; this mostly covers the 1960s-early 70's. Beautifully produced and written, typical of Kaufman's work, and this is clearly a labor of love on his part. Required reading for cardmen.

Contents:

11 Forward (Harvey Rosenthal)
12 Introduction

Easy Does It, Mr. Jennings
16 Another Four-Card Trick
18 Impossible Divination No. 1
20 Impossible Divination No. 2
22 Monarchs' Quartette: Version One
22 Jennings' Overhand Shuffle Jog Technique
23 Lin Searles' Autobreak
24 Monarchs' Quartette: Version Two
27 Red/Black Flyer, Version one
29 Red/Black Flyer, Version two
32 Re-Turned Touch Turn: Dai Vernon Handling
33 Re-Turned Touch Turn: Larry Jennings Handling
37 Another Winning Hand
39 A Gambler Holds Out the Aces
39 Jennings' Slip Cut Technique

Some Tools
42 Jennings' Double Pushoff Technique
44 Immediate Bottom Placement
45 Full Deck Handling
48 Small Packet Handling
51 LJ Angle Steal Multiple Shift
55 LJ Swing Cut Multiple Shift
57 Dad Stevens' Other Shuffle
60 The Circle Shift
64 The Circle Top Palm
66 The Bevel Top Palm

Experiments with the Gambler's Cop
70 '67 Transposition
72 1967 Version
73 1996 Version
74 The Six/Four Count Cart to Pocket
75 The Gambler's Cop
77 The Six/Four Count Card Across
79 Houdini Card Escapes Again

Meditations on the Princess Card Trick
82 Card to Pocket Princess: Version One
83 Card to Pocket Princess: Version Two
85 The '65 Card Staggerer: Version One
87 The '65 Card Staggerer: Version Two
88 Reconstructing the Professor's Princess
88 Method One (Vernon)
89 Tent Vanish Glimpse
91 Method Two (Jennings)
92 Paddle Move Glimpse
93 Method Three (Vernon & Jennings)
93 The Flick Glimpse
95 Method Four (Vernon, Jennings, and Goodwin)

Generally Mysterious
100 Depth Thrust I
100 A Subtle Getready for the Depth Illusion
102 Depth Thrust II
102 Jennings' Two-Step Side Steal
105 Search and Stop
106 Marlo's "Search" Technique
108 The Los Angeles Hop
113 Red/Black Shuffle Revelation
113 Jordan's Overhand Red/Black Shuffle
114 The Transmuted Cards
119 The Transmuted Deck
122 Jennings' Technique on the Houdini/Erdnase Transformation
124 The Wrong Place at the Right Time
124 Version One
125 Version Two
126 Version Three
127 Larry Whistles and Slides
127 Version One
130 Version Two
131 Seven-Card Monte

Meditations on Revolutions
138 Swindle Four-King Triumph
141 Vernon's Creeping Reverse
144 The Creeping Aces
146 The Truthful Triumph
146 Tenkai's Optical Reverse
148 The '65 Aces
149 D'Amico's Multiple Shift
150 Vernon's Advanced Stripout Addition
153 LJ's Instant Spell

Evolution of a Classic Routine: "Invisible Palm Aces"
156 History
160 Invisible Palm Aces No. 1 (The Molecular Aces)
160 Finley Tent Vanish
163 The Wave Production
164 The Tent Palm
167 Invisible Palm Aces No. 2
168 Tabled D'Amico Spread
170 Invisible Palm Aces No. 3 (The Appearing Aces)
170 Small-Packet Hofzinser Bottom/Top Change
172 Gambler's Cop Vanish
175 Invisible Palm Aces No. 4 (The Numerical Travellers)
178 Invisible Palm Aces No. 5 (The Lonesome Travellers & The Alpha Count Travellers)
181 Snap Palm
182 The Alpha Count
183 Bottom Palm Vanish
184 Invisible Palm Aces No. 6
195 Invisible Palm Aces to Pockets
195 Version One
198 Version Two

Meditations on "The Ace Assembly"
204 Royal Puzzle
207 The Christ Aces Redone
212 The Simple Stencel
212 Version One
213 Drop Sleight with Verdnase Break
215 Version Two
220 The Jennings/Collins Aces

Meditations on "Twisting the Aces"
226 The '65 Twist
229 The Ouagadougou Twist
232 Leaving the Body
236 Pineapple Surprise '70
237 Small-Packet Handling of the Mechanical Reverse
239 Jennings' Double-Lift Getready
242 Pineapple Surprise '92 No. 1
242 Bro. John Hamman's Two as Four Count
246 Pineapple Surprise '92 No. 2
251 Pineapple Surprise _au naturale_
253 The Misdirective Outjog Switch



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