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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David’s task is to manage the revelations so that he has the right balance between entertainment and mystification and starts and finishes bedglas something really strong. In fact David once showed it to me and was surprised by my lack of reaction.

Shop with confidence thanks to our Price Matching Policy. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The magician simply asks a member of the audience to think of a card.

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The duplicate card may be dropped on top of the pack under cover of this hand, mere seconds prior to showing that is in fact bergoas Ten Of Spades.

He has been known to adopt a different approach if the first card called has not suited him. The book is well written. He has written a substantial number of articles and lecture notes for the magical fraternity, including The David Berglas File No.

Yes, my password is: Not only could one or two of the cards be bergkas the top or bottom of the pack but they could be located at or near the centre.


Afraid of giving the secret away after too many people saw his handling? The number was dealt to in the pack and, as expected, the named card was there.

This is a real gamble bur when it pays off fffect effect is worth it. Ultimately, the conditions for The Berglas Effect seemed berglad impossible and so beyond the techniques familiar to cardworkers that many became convinced that there was only one.

Everyone who loves science is here! You will need to count down six cards and then turn over the next card to reveal the selection. He repeats it for the benefit effct everyone present and continues, “then that would be a real miracle, wouldn’t it? In the s, Berglas created what is now referred to as the “Holy Grail” of card magic, known as “The Berglas Effect.

He teases the audience with it. Someone else says from the top or bottom of the pack. They are so dumb there that effecf actually think you are me. Effedt has casually placed the pack face up in the middle of the table and asked one of the gentlemen to deliberately and slowly count the cards one at a time to the chosen number.

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The numbers the spectator call are not chosen at random. One simple method of getting a named card to a chosen number is of particular use at the beginning of a routine.

The greatest magician of all time has to be Yuri Geller surely? They want an excuse, a justification for their sense of awe. Some magicians took the description too literally and assumed that the bag he mentioned played a part in the working.


Thanks for the details, Casey!

Let’s assume he needs to move twelve cards. Fill in your details below or bergoas an icon to log in: No, create an account now.

The berglas effect- How is it done?

Fulfilling all four requirements is equivalent to be able to guess random number between 1 and You can spend it on anything you like at Penguin, just like cash. Magic became an all-absorbing hobby for about 5 years, during bergals time he studied psychotherapy, specialising in medical hypnosis.

That latter item is important but should be used sparingly. He has never performed card tricks in the standard way. He asked me to name a card and any number under fifty.

Aug 14, 4. His entire career is replete with bombast and hauteur. Kaufman is not a fan of free expressions of opinions. To fulfill all four requirements, this is a trick without handling. And then they appeared face up in the spread, under an ashtray, cut to with precision or bounced right out of the pack.

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