The Ultimate Workers - Routines From The Professional Repertoire Of
Michael Close - Volume 3
On this series of DVDs, Michael performs and explains most of the routines
from the Workers series. These are routines which were designed to be done under real
world conditions and in real world locations. Places like restaurants, hospitality suites,
cocktail parties and in stand-up shows. Besides the performances, Michael also gives you
the work on each of the tricks. Not just the methods but the theory behind each one. Now
is your chance to see these magical masterpieces performed by the originator. Shot in
front of a wildly enthusiastic audience, using three cameras, every performing nuance has
been captured. Following the performance, Michael sits down with friends Michael Ammar and
Eric Mead and thoroughly explains every effect. Some of this information has never
appeared in print and is being released for the first time. If you’re looking for
material which will completely baffle and entertain the most discriminating audience, look
The Ultimate Workers - Routines From The Professional
Repertoire Of Michael Close - Volume 3
2 hrs 40 min!
DVD Volume 3 combines two previously
released videos: Michael Close's Very Very Close Vol. 6 and part of
- Erma la Fource - This method for the classic
"Oscar" trick fools magicians and laymen alike. The magician makes a prediction:
The Name of Your Card is Erma! The spectator names any card. He deals through the deck
himself. Each card bears a different name on the back. There is only one "Erma"
card. It is the card he named.
- Tamariz Rabbits - Michael Close's routine for Juan
Tamariz' very commercial packet trick. Michael has eliminated the need to switch cards in
your pocket, and has still retained the maximum number of changes. This is a wonderful
trick for children. The Unreality Machine - Here is another strange Origami effect,
involving an offbeat transposition between an origami snowball and a pack of matches. The
climax looks like "morphing."
- Close's Clones - A restaurant routine that provides
enormous laughs with minimum work. This is a topical, funny, and very commercial routine.
- Down for the Count - Here's another funny routine
that is simple to do. The magician proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that someone at the
table is a vampire.
- The Card, the Forehead, and the Saltshaker - One of
Michael Close's favorite routines, and a masterpiece of audience management, this is the
first time that all the work has been explained on video. Audiences around the world have
raved over this routine; now is your chance to learn all the details from Michael Close.
- Too Ahead - This three-phase coin routine is a fine
example of diabolical routining. Done standing, it is perfect for table hopping. The
subtle handling involved has fooled some of the best magicians in the world, and can be
applied to other effects.
- Four-Card Reiteration - Dan Garrett's marvelous
routine provides a lesson in expert card handling. Included is a discussion on palming,
and Michael's utility move, The Last Card Push.
- The Lie Detector - The most commercial version of
this classic effect. Three kickers, and the spectators get your business card!
Expected availability around Wednesday 17 September, 2014.