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    'I'HE COMPLETE WALTONbv RovWalton

    VOLUME ONEIllustratedyJuliaWalton

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    Foreword

    I feelveryflatteredasmy extIemelyalented riend RoyWalton*ou"riia'trtut I *.it" " fewvords asan ntroduction o this book'well ove.20yearsa8o,whilst on avisit to Lorrdon,Englandr"i [ov. ii. *i" "t tttit iime an ntimate iendof Alex Elmslevu"i Cv's,tnita, I .utt say hat I wasmore han mpressedy hi$greatknowledge nd skill.Sircethat time, he haswritten several xcellent ooksdealinSrn"iiiv-*irrt puvtng*rds. I havenevermet anyonewho has eadrtrem. ndsrudiedismcthods hodid not enthuse'I havecarefully ookedover the conteotsof this book and I.onria"i ii " reaily Sreatcontribution to thc literatureon thei"iii""i. i"*l.t i"i ii clearlvand thoroughlvexplainedn detailandsome f hisncwer ffects re rulybrilliant'I assureou, hat youwill enjoymanyhoulsof satisfaction nd."i-"v^t"i-,i t" "ute to addm;ny new tems o the fascioating*udy of cardhandling.

    DaiVernonLosArueles7thOctob! 9El

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    INTRODUCTIONSome onsiderableimehaselapsed incemy first collectionofcardtricks waspublishedand n the interimperiodseveral therbookletshavebeen offeredto the fratemity containing urthermaterial.The letters and commnts have received egarding hese

    Dublicationsas edme o believehat theyhavebcenwell receivedamongcardconjurers, nd I wasdelighted hen Davenpon'ssuggeitedshould repare compilationolume f theselems.this book therefore, ontains ll of the materialpreviouslyoffered h booklet form, togetherwith two additionalsections'one on tricks and one on sleights.The latter chaptershouldbehelpful to readerswho arenol familiar with a particulafsleiShtmentionedn oneof the trick descriptions he movecan bequicklyookedup n the final chapter, lthoughealningt maylakea little onSer.This book s essentiallvselfcontainedolume f tricksand\leights ithunpreparedards, nd sincerelyope ouwill findInanylems hatyouwillconsiderorthaddingoyour epertoireROYWALTONl98t

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    CONTENTSChapter I-The Devils Pta),thinCs

    APERITIFMUTUALMINDREq.DINGMONEY OWEROILANDQUEENSTHE ARL LE FONO RICKMISSIONACCOMPLISHEDAFURTHERMISSIONSTEPPINC TONESTHE WACKYCARDTRICKTHELEAPER CAINTHEXPLUSONEACETRICKJAYBEETRANSPOSITIONTAKINCTWOACAIN,AGAINIMPACTTHEOVERWORKED ARDTHEOLD FASHIONEDWAYCANNIBALCARDS

    HELPMATESSMOKESCREENCOYERPASSCOINOBYEBYE5TILLCOLLACTINGREVELATIONr929ACESWRONGAGAINI'RAVELLERSNTTMEDEMIDEMON

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    THECHANGELINGHAPPYWANDERERSLIBERTYALMOST MPROMPTUSUITYOURSELFYOUNAME T-I'LLCHANGE TFINDERSKEEPERSYOUCAN'T CHEATANHONESTMANNEYERCIVE A SUCKERANEYENBREAKCOLOURMACICTIIE INCONSTSTENTIARHELENSBURCH PELLERCARDCASE

    JEFFERSON'SJESTTHE FINISHINGTOUCHTWICETWOANOTHERFINEMESSPARROTTFASHIONUNACCUSTOMEDS WEARETIT FORTATBELOWZBRONORVELLEWHISTLEANDI'LL COME

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    MATCH-A.MATICAN ILLOCICALCONCLUSIONINSTANT NTERCHANCE

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    CHOOSYCHOICESURPRISEURPRISECOLOURME JORDANGREENTURTLERETURN FTHECANNIBALS

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    CONTENTSChaptet s-Trigger

    foEeTRICGER I34 JAIL BREAKSHOWDOWN 137 CREENHORNHOP"A.LONCHOFZINSER I39 HORSESENSETRIC'CERHAPPY I4OAapkr 6-Some LateExtra Cad ftick

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    THE "THING ER ME JIG''TRICKSATAN'SMIRRORWITCHCRAFTNOWANDTHENSTRETCHINGA POINT

    PAINTBRUSH HANCE146 WARPAINTI47 SAMEAGAINPLEASEI49 COMMAND APPEARANCE1J2 HAPPYFAMILIESI53 MONTMARTRE

    "For Jean,Julia andSarsh-whohavePut rcal mqgic nmt l{e"Chapte. 7-7hal Ce ain Sonething

    CROWNUPHOFZINSER 166 FACETO FACETHECARETAKER 168 FIRESIDEFACESDACWOOD'SEATS 169 REYERSE REDICTIONJUSTINTIME I7O STUDIEDMACEITSASETUP I7I ATRICK FORMR HALDSPENNYLANE I73 THE HELENSBURCHONE TWO THREE BLANK I74 TRIANCLETHESMILINCMULE 175Chapter 8-Sleights

    THEMULTIPLESHIFITI{E HALF PASSSECONDSNTHE WEAVESHUFFLETI{E MONTETHROWTHE CLASSICPASSTHE TURNOVERPASSTHE PUT DOWN

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    THE SECONDDEALTHE BOTTOMDEALTI{E CHOST & JORDANCOUNTTHE OVETTE/KELLYPLACEMENTTHEHAMMAN COUNT

    Chapter g-Round Up2II DIVIDEDWESTANDSIMPLEMATHS2I3 DOUBLEDISCOVERY2I5 TWSTER216 CIRCUT-ATION217

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    ChapterTheDevil's PlaYthings

    ..APERITIF''The ollowingsqucncesdcaigncdo beusd sa leld in to anycff'clusinc oul cardiof ilmilar value. l is cxuamclyikcly thatyourfav-ouritcrricfinvolving four cardsof similatvalua s a four a'e tricr' so or mcaiicriorion *i witt usaccs.Prior !o showinghc effccl, thc four ac'6shouldbe aranScdas ollows:faccup aceof diamonds,ac' down accoi-rti".t", i"". io"n accof spadcs,a.c down ace of clubs ln lhis.i.aiti.i'trtiv ati puaa in th; right hand rouserpockcrof voursuit'thc aceof clubs acing hc body.- -n. pi"iit h-a"a to a spcttator o thoroughlvshufflc'ard whilst hcis doini thisyou eachnroyour ighthandrouscr octetanopalm nefour aces, hc aceof diamondsbaing hc oneneSresthpalm Exl.no

    """. i.]itrana for rnc oack o be eiumcd o you,ard hold t fac! down'iiir rrr. rlo -.a ot rtt'.pack a.e upwith rhe riShlhand'usinghe 'dgeof ihc rirhi trand ir$ fingcr,and aavc hiscsrdfac' upou top ol tn

    ""J. cirl'"it-iit" to its-valuc, and lhcn pass h right hatd ovcr itieDosirinr lhc four palmcdcrrds upon t in thnormelcolourchange".it"r. *-oi*ot tttir i, haschangdto rheaccof dismonds'Thumboffrhc aceof dramonds, nd cavet facc up on thc trblc''-ir- itt.-*"ii""i up in thc l.ft hand,atrdsayvouwill nowuy ando.oauii a sfona oceusinghe facccardof lhpacl To do hiscarryorrtonc of thc standard olourchangc leights,whcre hc rcar carool lho".r-it .*t.,riii*y"*.d to lh; fac!. tn adual fact, I prlrn this cardi..J-i"i.,ii.ir.i i tt""" tum.d thcpack acup,and bcfotemcntioningwha( s Soingo happnncxt. \ly'hichcver ethodyou usew l reslll mrhc aceof he3!!sappcaring t thefaceof lhe pack.Tum thc pact facedown n the .ft hand, and pick up a little ftngq brcakbelow he topthrcc ards.ssvvouhavc ow ound hc wo redaces,caving nly heblack ncsrodilcovcr.PickuD heacc f diamondsndplacel face p' on opotirr.p""1.npp."t 16 *n it face own'but eallyum dorvn ll ourcards,uoii rrt. tiile nns.. uteak. av hat hercs on. redaccon topof theI

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    The Devil's Plalrhingspack,andalsoone at the face.Turn thepackover, o exhibit heaceofheartsat the face. n turninS le pack aceup, take ahisopportunity opickup a left liltl fingcr breakabove he op card ofthe pack theonercarest hepalm),Having shown hat you havea red aceat lhe top andbottomof thepack,younowgiva hepackonecut saying hat this will obviously ringthe wo redacesogether.n makinghecut,you must eavehe cardnearestte palm,whcret is. Therearcmanywaysof accomplishinghis,but anaxcllent lighto usc s Ed Marlo's ilde fingcrpull do*,n.Usingthis,yousimplycut off the aceportionof thpackwiththeaceof heartset the facealtd appcar o placet blow he othr aaeupportior, butrcallypull down on thc top cardof thcpack,with the eft little fingcr,sothet it rernainswharet is, ard the scclionwith the r.e of hcartsat thefacgos n bctwcerl his cerd, and lhe remaindrof thc pack. Analternativemovewouldbe o undcrcuthall of theprck, ard drop t ontop of the ac. of hcarts,but duc o thc lcft littlc fings break,youeasilywilhdlawa sclion f thepackabovehe breel, cavinghe op cardbchind.Therearc othcrtechniquesf cours, nd t m.tters ittle whichyou uscas onS as hc prck is cut orcc, but lhe top card s relainad nposition.Now sprcld thepack n a lonS ace up spre.d, shoving hat the twored acshavc wo facedo*n cardssandwichcdtwenhcm. Removcthese our cards,and urn ov.l the facdownones o show hat the woblack aces avenowben ound...MUTUAI-MINDN,EADINC"

    In this rick youapparcntly eadhe spctalortmind,and bn et him8ethis ol'n back onyou, by rcadin8yours.Commcnce y runningthrouSh he packand removinghe ac, woand threc of clubs for the spcctator,and the ace, wo and thr ofdiamonds or youlsell.Tuft the remainder f lhe pack accdown andplact on tllc table, but in tlis actionpaln the top card nto lhe righthand. Pickupyouracewo and hreeofdiamonds,andaffan8e hem nsequcncc o that you rrill knowwhich s vrhichwith ftem behindvourback,Sayyou will secretlyevarseneof thcmasa Dredicrion. lacerh.m bchind ourback,andaddinghepalmed erd o $em, seretlyarfirngChemso hat thcyreadas ollows:Facdownaceof diamonds,faccup two of dia.6onds, acedown ndiffrent card.faceuD hreeofdiamonds. ring hemoul from bchind ourback quared i, rheacebeing hetop facedowncard.Ask hcspe.tator o placehis hree ardsbehindhis bach, o slect nyonc,andplacet face pon he abl.Younowsho$ har ouhavemadaa succBsfulpredictionby revealinghat youhave eversedhe matchidgcard n your packet, s ollows:

    The Deil's PlaYthingsl.If hehassclectedhe ace, preadhecards oinS single uckl'wtrictrwitt rcvealne two and hree aceup, and heale facedown'Rfrove the acedowncardwith therighthand,andshowhat s hez. itre trassetectedtrc wo' simplyspread ourtoptwo cards'holding- G. i""fonii tq*t"a "" asingh ctd, whichwill revealhe wo faceuD n thecentrc