Kranzo, Nathan and Keven Williams: That's Amore'
© 2001 by Keven Williams and Nathan W. Kranzo
Edited by Steve Reynolds
That's Amore

Comments: The effects described in this book were created by working magicians FOR working magicians. We don’t go into great detail on how to control a selected card, perform a top change, or execute a shuttle pass. The book was written for people who already know these things.


3 Keven's 2 Cents: Intro by Keven Williams
3 Nate's $1.35: Intro by Nathan Kranzo
4 An Element of Pride 'n' Joy (Reed McClintock): a multi-phased card routine of hearts, diamonds, and your pride and joy.
5 Catch and Kiss (Sean-Dylan Reidweg): a blown kiss appears on a blue-backed card; the card blushes and its back turns red.
7 Haunted Key 2 (Keven Williams): a PK expansion of the commercial Haunted Key handling
7 Two Hearts That Burn As One (Keven Williams): Two spectators each select a card, then write the values of their selections on separate pieces of paper inside a drawn heart. The papers are burned, and the deck is gone through. One card is found with a heart on it; it turns out both spectator chose the same card, which matches the heart card.
8 Heartburn - Hole Deck (Nathan Kranzo): A couple signs a selection. The performer draws a heart on a piece of paper and places the paper over the deck. The paper is burn in a flash, and the entire deck is found to have a hole burnt through it in the shape of a heart! The selection is no longer in the deck and is produced from elsewhere.
10 Heart Shaped Flash (Nathan Kranzo): An old poem is read with the couple's names, then an extinguished match is dropped on it, where it burns in a flash, leaving the shape of a heart in the ashes.
10 Heart Wrenching Coincidence (Keven Williams): A man and woman in a couple each choose a card. Performer selects a card, but it is not correct. A heart is torn out of the card, and inserted into the deck. Again the cards are not those chosen. Turns out both man and woman selected the same card, and the rejected card with the heart torn out becomes the selection.
11 Ring(a) (Tomas Blomberg): A ring is drawn on a piece of paper, then a pen thrust through the paper ring. The paper ring is either burnt or just pulled off to reveal a real ring.
12 Relic (Nathan Kranzo): a dead rose is lit and turns into a real rose
12 Ring of Fire (Nathan Kranzo): a string around your finger is lit and turns into a real ring
13 She Loves Me Not (Marcelo Contento): a couple each end up holding one half of a four of Clubs, to match the two of clubs selected earlier
14 Signature Waltz (Keven Williams): spectator 1 signs the front of a selection; spectator 2 makes another selection and signs the back. The cards "join" and one card has both signatures.
15 Two Coins in Love (Nathan Kranzo): two coins keep joining each other in the hands, then become permanently bonded
16 Two in the heart, One in the Locket (Keven Williams): Two in the hand one in the pocket routine with a romantic ending
17 When Coins Collide - The Mulder factor (Keven Williams): two coins are spun an mysteriously join together
18 I’m With Him (Luke Dancy): the couple end up with "I'm with Him/Her" cards
18 Danke (Nathan Kranzo): a paper flower is ignited and turns into a real flower
20 Cut Myself On Angel’s Hair and Baby’s Breath (Steve Mayhew): a wad of paper is lit and turns into a flower - for a walk around situation
21 Diamond-wing (Gregory Wilson): a borrowed bill is transformed in to a Diamond-wing (ring), with clever humor
22 Additional Thoughts: final thoughts and additional credits