EDWARD MARLO'S THE CARDICIAN
Edward Marlo's The Cardician DVD
DVD begins with a short documentary hosted by Dan Korem about Edward Marlo
and the famed Schulien's where Marlo used to hold court. The documentary
features Charlie Schulien, David Solomon, Danny Korem, and Jack Pyle. This
program was originally released in 1982 and was the first video footage of
Marlo to be made available. It was shot using broadcast quality equipment
and is still considered the finest quality footage of the master in action.
This DVD offers a rare glimpse at one of the most important figures in 20th
century card magic, captured while still in his prime.
Routines and techniques performed and
Cases: Two decks of cards are impossibly removed from a criss-crossed
box that can only hold one deck.
Transposition: The top cards of two packets of cards change places.
Face Small Back: A method of showing a card to have a full sized face
and a miniature sized back.
Change: One card visually changes into another.
To The Top: A three-phase routine where the four aces keep rising to the
top of the deck after continuously being lost in the middle. The final phase
is a triumph effect where the aces are the only ones face down and are in
every fourth position for a poker deal.
One-Hand Second Deal: A method of dealing the second card from the top
with one hand.
Bottom Deal: A technique for doing bottom deals without turning your
Edge Pass: A method for nullifying a cut while sitting at a table.
End Pass: An in the hands method of nullifying a cut.
Pass: A method of nullifying a cut while dribbling the cards between the
Pass: A method for doing the classic pass slowly.
Down Palm: A method of palming the top card of the deck as it is being
turned face down.
Classic Palm: A method for palming the top card as the deck is turned
over or tabled.
Punch Deal: A method of dealing a winning poker hand from a freely
shuffled and cut deck.
Touch Theory Second Deal: Details on how to do Marlo's technique for the
One hour of magic and technique performed
and explained by Edward Marlo. Hosted by Dan Korem. Also includes interview
segments about his friends and his magic. Produced by Meir Yedid Magic (from
the A-1 Magicalmedia collection). Original release date: DVD: October 2002,
VHS: 1982. Running time: Approximately 60 minutes.
|Special DVD Features:
Instant access to
Dolby Digital sound
encoding for worldwide viewing