This presentation has unquestionably achieved legendary status. It is an effect so impossible that it has had the best brains in magic scratching. From what I’ve read, Berglas perfomed the trick for other magicians who were stunned. The man performing the trick is Berglas’s best friend. The big hardcover book that reveals the innermost secrets of the card miracles performed by the legendary David Berglas for 60 years, written by magic’s most.

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I “jazz” more often than doing structured routines. Maybe even film all the different performances, put it on your website or youtube, right?

Any excess cards can be easily shuffled to the bottom of the pack or to the top ; thus completing the set-up. It is phraseology, psychology and the management of effeft, not sleight of hand that is at the heart of David’s most famous effect.

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The rumours and speculation continued as magicians struggled to fit each new description into some kind of model that would reveal the true secret.

He handles them quite dextrously all the while that he is asking the sole volunteer to choose a card. The answer is, they can’t. None of this is easy. Both halves are placed together leaving an enormous bridge in the centre of the pack.


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Cards were thought of, cards were named. And what was the number you wanted? A snooker table is the ultimate close-up mat. The trick is not to make the card appear efgect the deck, but to make it appear at the chosen position. The DVDs are equally entertaining.

Berglas Effect

Dvd 2 is performances of this “Jazz” style. The pack is now on the table or in the volunteer’s hands and this is the first berglad the intended effect has been announced.

I would definitely recommend this book as a must read. FlexGunshipAug 15, Someone else berglws from the top or bottom of the pack. It is impossible to recollect the effects he did that evening but 1 have one overwhelming memory and that is of being incredibly impressed.

Shop with confidence thanks to our Price Matching Policy. Having outlined the improvisational nature of The Berglas Effect it might now seem inconceivable that David would attempt to work the routine in a more formal atmosphere, on stage, in a nightclub berglss on telev ision for instance. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The number seven is mentioned here purely as an example of a psychologically favoured number that most magicians are familiar with.

This is when the rest of the factors like memorization, presentation and audience control become important. It is a miracle. I then went on to a card effect and probably. The magician simply asks a member of the audience to think of a card. I had never seen betglas work like it. This is not effecy routine in which to try this psychological ploy, especially as the other choices have been so clean.


When his true age was discovered he was not allowed to complete his training.

My thanks for your positive response to this article, and for your contribution to the chat. He then promptly slaps the deck on the table and instructs the participant to count the bergglas. What annoys me nerglas the Genii forum is the ill manners of the participants. This gave him the confidence when he became a professional magician inworking prestigious nightclubs and then in appearing at the famous Windmill Theatreperforming 6 times a day, 6 days a week, for 6 weeks.

You learn to create miracles with no sleights. And a very impressive video.

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But even David can’t tell you now exactly how he created the effect for each individual performance. He teases the audience with it.

Better to let the audience falsely believe that the effect requires a Newton to achieve it than to risk embarrassment on stage.