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    Alex Elmsley is, quite simply, one of the all-time great close-up creators. And the Tahoe Sessions is, as you would expect, one of the great video collections ever recorded. We're so happy that, in 1998, Louis Falanga captured Alex Elmsley on tape. Elmsley IS worthy of the hype, and then some. He is older here, yet the magic he performs looks FLAWLESS, and he exudes the energy and wisdom of the legend he clearly was. These four downloads are essential viewing for the close-up student, and anyone unfamiliar with the genius of Alex Elmsley stands to be fooled badly by his principles.

    The sheer wealth of extraordinary card tricks on these four volumes makes it a great value. On all four volumes you will see tricks that were groundbreaking in their own time and continue to spawn variations today: "Between Your Palms," "Diamond Cut Diamond," "Dazzle," and a dissertation on all the early Elmsley count material.

    Does Elmsley still have chops? Yes! Just watch his insanely clean (and difficult) rear-palm card to wallet, or his fan steal. He was such a gifted technician and creator. And although he isn't a strong force of personality, his charm and wit come through well.

    Watch for his Cups and Balls. Whether or not you use his method, you'll love the ingenuity that went into his bizarre final load, in which he pours TONS of loose salt from all the cups. Also watch for "Dazzle," an early and perhaps BEST PACKET TRICK OF ALL TIME. And for the best two-deck effect ever invented, look no further than "The Red and the Blue."

    Volume One

    Four Card Trick
    New Four Card Trick
    Interview - Early Days
    Twisters Flush
    One Poor Lion
    Separating the Men from the Boys
    Interview - The Professor
    Power Poker
    Spectator Aces
    Economy Class Departure
    Interview - Vernon and the Ghost Count
    Dazzle

    Volume Two

    1002nd Aces
    Repulsive Aces
    The Elmsley Rising Card
    Interview - The Faro Shuffle
    Brainweave
    Underworld
    Interview - More on the Faro
    Collinspell
    The Floating Ladies
    Cross-25

    Volume Three

    Fan Prediction
    The Red and the Blue
    Interview - Presentation
    A Strange Story
    Color Filter
    Interview - Stage Manipulation
    Multiplying Aces
    En Voyage
    Color-Changing Faro Shuffle
    Interview - What is Good Magic?
    Moveless Follow the Leader
    Card to Wallet

    Volume Four

    Fate's Datebook
    Diamond Cut Diamond
    Interview - Creativity
    Pack of Lies
    Half-Pack Vanish
    Torn & Restored Newspaper
    Between Your Palms
    Multiple Mind Reading
    The Four Blanks
    Interview - An Encounter
    The Cups & Balls

     

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