Ortiz, Darwin, Cardshark
©1995, Published by Kaufman and Greenberg
Illustrated by Ton Onosaka
Hard Cover, 189 pages
Cardshark
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Comments: A modern classic on close up with cards. Covers quick tricks, longer routines and gambling demonstrations. Highly recommended for the serious card worker.

Contents:

9 Introduction (Paul Gertner)
11 Foreword

14 Part One: Impromptu Miracles
14 The Psychotronic Card
16 James/Ellis Loading Move
20 Against All Odds
21 Bill Simon's "Business Card Prophesy" Move
23 Signature Effect
25 Kurtz's Pivot Double Lift
26 L.J. Move
28 MC Spread Double Lift
30 Krenzel's Drag Double Lift
31 K.M. Move
33 Four To One
37 Erdnase Top Palm
39 The Unholy Three
40 Underspread Control
42 Vernon Transfer
44 Beyond Sleight of Hand
45 Jennings' Open Control
46 Ribbonspread Hideout
49 Blockbuster
50 Half-pass
51 Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan
54 Nulda's Revenge
55 Erdnase Palm Change (Adrian Plate Change)
56 Norman Houghton's Pocket Load
58 New Hitchcock Aces
61 Carney's Versa Switch
65 Kartenkunste

70 Part Two: Presentational Showpieces
70 Pickup On South Street
76 The Marker
77 Underspread Force
80 Elliott Change
86 Time And Again
90 Ortiz Tabled Reverse Double Undercut
95 Blind Aces
96 Gamblers' Cop
99 Hartman's Uppercut Move
103 Museum Piece
104 Zarrow Addition Move
106 Stuart Gordon Double Turnover
108 Marlo's Visual Retention Switch
113 Harry In Your Pocket
116 Time Piece
120 Tamariz's Crossing-the-gaze Switch
124 The Phantom Card
128 The Showdown
131 Scarne Card Fold
133 Ken Beale's Double-cut Substitute
134 Art Altman's Double Undercut Palm
139 Bold Fusion
140 Lorayne force

146 Part Three: Gambling Routines
146 Beat The Dealer
147 Gamblers' Double Deal
149 The One-Handed Poker Deal
149 Ortiz Corner Crimp Handling
151 Neal Elias' One-handed Cut
151 One-handed Riffle Shuffle
153 Chinese Deal
155 Face-Up Centers
159 Darwin's Poker Deal
160 Braue Reversal Variation
161 Stripper Switch
164 Ose's false cut
167 Mr. Lucky
172 Pick-A-Card Poker
175 From The Cellar
178 Darwin's Bottom Runup System
180 The Cross
184 The Sting
184 Slip Triple Cut



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