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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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Jun 5, Messages: View our magic tricks index. David could get unlucky and the first card called is chosen, in which case he is back where he started. Alternatively he could cut the pack knowing that this would result in one of the named cards being brought to, say, the seventh position from the top or bottom. One person indicates a card or numberthen the plant says the corresponding number or card.

This is much more magical and more suited to his particular style. He says that if David ever reveals his own method, well, he just doesn’t want to know.

Archived from the original on 30 December In the s, Berglas created what is now referred to as the “Holy Grail” of card magic, known as “The Berglas Effect.

If we could just take bberglas simple trick in our repertoire, really simple, and perform it confidently and get to know it and you have the personality…who knows… Best.


He handed the cased deck to me. Discussion in ‘ Erfect Questions and Reviews ‘ started by trikuxabiAug 17, The audience would sense something was not quite right.

It just seems unlikely, although i suppose it is the simplest explanation. Instead he asks the second spectator to “point to a final person,” which tells the audience that this process is about to come to an end.

They are not a stooge and can freely choose any one of the 52 cards, no restrictions. The Berglas effect is a myth.

Yes, beglas password is: No, create an account now. He locates the corner cut at the required number, and effects a pass, bringing the card to the chosen position. That picture is the effect.

The Berglas Effect (Books and DVD) by Richard Kaufman and David Berglas – Book

Somebody else in the audience calls out a number. For Kaufman eeffect claim to be an authority on the subject is bombast and any magician who respects him as such is putting his own reputation at stake every time he dares to perform the trick. It was a virtuoso performance but I and probably everyone elseof course, had been waiting for Any Card At Any Number.

Let’s count to that. Someone mentions a number and David inhibits their choice using the psychological techniques previously described. Some refused to believe the effect existed at all, that it was mere rumour, mis-reporting or perhaps even a hoax set up by the publicity master himself.

In the later part of the book it discusses befglas true method of the Berglas Effect. The answer is, they can’t.


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Plus its a television show after all. Without any jostling, the curtain would be drawn.

When that works smoothly the effect and the method become indivisible. Instead of people taking cards, he fans the pack and they think of one. The magician simply asks a member of the audience to think of a card. It seems to me that a Pass must be used, or something similar.

Have a question about this product? The requirements were quite stringent. As a fan of Jazz music, this is a very similar style based off improvisational techniques.

To this day the BBC’s archives have recorded this as being the largest collection of fan mail ever received. As for the former, it is proclaimed that there are four pre-requisites that govern the presentation: Simplicity in the method—and seeming complexity in the effect—always makes the best sense.

A simple version of producing the named card at a chosen number is often included in these performances. So Barrie, put the book down now! Berglas approaches to my magic. Subscriptions Top Inventors 1. Here is another example of a revelation that David has used. There may berglad other significant numbers or positions that can be made to work for him. Read our privacy policy.

None of this is easy.