R. PAUL WILSON'S ROYAL ROAD TO CARD MAGIC 5-DISC DVD SET
R. Paul Wilson's Royal Road To Card Magic 5-Disc DVD Set
The Royal Road to Card Magic by Jean Hugard
and Fred Braue is a classic magic book which is probably the best book for a
beginner to learn card magic with. It contained many of the necessary
sleights every magician must master and many good card routines. This
five-volume DVD set starring R. Paul Wilson takes that landmark book and
teaches everything you need to know to become a competent card magician.
VOLUME 1: Contents include: Overhand
Shuffle Hand Position, Controlling the Top Card, Controlling the Bottom Card
Top Card to Next to Bottom and Back, The Run, Injog, Double Undercut,
Control, Retaining Top Stock, Full Deck False Shuffle, Topsy-Turvy Cards,
Poker Player’s Nightmare, Pocket Discovery, Telepathy Plus, Thought Stealer,
Pinkie Does It, A Card and a Number, Riffle Shuffle Intro, Refinement,
Retaining the Top Card, Retaining the Bottom Card, In the Air, An Instinct
for Cards, Ultra Card Divination, Flourishes Intro, Ruffle, Spread and
Turnover, Springing the Cards, Waterfall Shuffle, The Fan, One Hand Fan, and
One Thumb Fan. Running time: Approximately 112 minutes.
VOLUME 2: Contents include: The
Glide Intro, The Glide, Glide Refinement, Design for Laughter, Observation
Test, Glimpse Intro & The Bottom Card Glimpse, The Top Card Glimpse #1,
Gray’s Spelling Trick, Key Card / Undercut / Card Under, Do As I Do, The
Three Piles, The Twenty-Sixth Card, Meeting of the Minds, Non Poker Voice,
and Sliding Key Card. Running time: Approximately 85 minutes.
VOLUME 3: Contents include: Palm
Intro, Top Palm 1, Holding Card / Holding Deck, Multiple Top Palm, Palm
Glimpse, Replacing Top Card, Card in Pocket, Now You See It, Gathering of
the Clan, Spring Catch, Piano Trick, Back Slip Intro, Back Slip, Lightning
Card, The Tantalizer, Under Your Hat, Overhand Shuffle 2 Intro, Overhand
Break Control, Overhand Lift Shuffle, Lift Shuffle Force, Spread & Break,
Holding a Break, Spread & Break Control, Obliging Aces, Leapfrog,
Spectator’s Card, Poker Puzzle, False Shuffles and Cuts Intro, Optical
Shuffle, Charlier Shuffle, False Cuts, Palm Cut, An Incomprehensible
Divination, Circus Card Trick, and Blackjack Detective. Running time:
Approximately 128 minutes.
VOLUME 4: Contents include: Double
Lift and Turnover, Double Lift Glimpse, Reverse, Rapid Transit, Ambitious
Card, Throughth and Consequences, Insidious Dr. Fu Lui Tu, The Pass Intro,
Pass Technique, Roy Walton’s Pass at Red, Kangaroo Card, Righting a Wrong,
Blindfold Pack, Double Speller, Color Change, The Changing Card, Self
Cutting Deck, A Pretty Cut, Pop-Up Card, Charlier Cut, Acrobatic Aces,
Reverses Intro, Reversed Location, Tipsy Turvy, Double Reverse, Mentalivity,
and Mountebank Miracle. Running time: Approximately 131 minutes.
VOLUME 5: Contents include: Hindu
Shuffle Control, Hindu Force, Hindu Glimpse, The Step, Natural Injog, All
Change Here, Classic Force Intro, One Hand Force, Bottom Force, Two Card
Force, Riffle Break Force, Sliding Key Force, Double Lift Force, Cut Force,
Justice Card Trick, Fours of a Kind, Pulse Trick, Top & Bottom Changes
Intro, Top Change, The Changeling, Bottom Change, Arrangements, Jacks Wild,
Think Stop, Reds & Blacks, Matching the Cards, Platform Intro, 3 Cards
Across, and Ladies Looking Glass. Running time: Approximately 133 minutes.
This DVD series is a complete course in card
magic that expands and updates the material from The Royal Road to Card
Magic with new effects, improved methods, and advice from many of today’s
finest exponents of card conjuring. Encoded for worldwide viewing. Produced
by L&L Publishing. Original release date: March 2006. Total running time:
Approximately 8 hours 33 minutes.