Every once in a while
an effect comes along which is at once fascinating and disturbing. In
performance, it instills surprise, wonder, and even a twinge of fear.
Such is the gift of "The Shining"....
With "The Shining" in
your repetoire, you will be able to perform a modern & ancient
prediction effect which borders on miraculous.
Consider this description:
* performer removes from a case a face down deck of tarot cards.
* deck is turned face up and spread, showing the 56 assorted cards of the Minor Arcana.
cards consist of 4 suits (wands, cups, swords, pentacles) and 14 values (ace-ten, page, knight, queen, king)
* deck is handed to spectator, face down, who cuts cards several times
* deck is returned to
performer, face down. deck is spread face down and spectator is asked
to select a card but not to look at it. CARD IS PLACED FACE DOWN ON
TABLE. NEITHER SPECTATOR NOR PERFORMER KNOW THE VALUE OF THE CARD.
* spectator is now
asked to deal some cards into two piles, face down. the top card of
each pile is turned over. (example: Knight of Wands, and Two of
* the performer now
states that through "The Shining" that information gleaned from the two
turned over cards will be used to determine the spectators selection.
* performer takes the
value of the first card (i.e., Knight) and suit of the second card
(i.e., Pentacles) and states that his prediction is THE KNIGHT OF
* only now does the spectator turn over their card.....and it is indeed THE KNIGHT OF PENTACLES!
"The Shining" combines two ingenious principles and delivers a diabolical effect sure to fool magicians & laymen alike!
- NO FORCE OF ANY KIND USED
- ANY CARD CAN BE SELECTED
- A DIFFERENT PREDICTION EACH TIME
- TAROT CARDS ARE NOT , I REPEAT NOT MARKED
- SPECTATOR HANDLES THE CARDS EXTENSIVELY
- EASY TO PERFORM
NOTE: The supplier is no longer going to be getting anymore of these, so please check with us on availability before ordering.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 19 May, 2006.