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Avenger Monte

Four Card Monte

ABC Stung

Sharkey & His Gang

Three Little Pigs

Elusive Elephants

Big, Bad Bunnies


by Wiz Kid Qua-Fiki

Effect: At first glance this is the Abbott's Canary Cats trick, inventor unknown, usually performed with five cards ( 4 cats and a canary). But that trick is a variation of the venerable Four Card Monte (also with an unknown inventor) and our Threesies version, performed with (obviously) three cards, is the invention of Wiz Kid Qua-Fiki. Each card can be shown on both sides, front and back. The canary vanishes from your hands and ends up in the spectator's hands.

Threesies - Cats and Canary Demonstration from James Gerrish on Vimeo.

Once we got started on the Threesie's principle, we applied it to four completely different cards and now we can also present you with Qua-Fiki's newest "in their hands" version of The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf. In the video he puts items on his music stand, but imagine that is a spectator who is holding each of the props. The spectator takes the cards from the envelope at the beginning and hands them to the magician. Then he continues to hold the envelope when the Wolf is put inside. Meanwhile, another spectator (or two) holds out his palms and receives the cards that you see being put on the stand. The spectator can make the discovery that suddenly he is holding the Wolf card and that the envelope now holds Practical Pig. It is REALLY in THEIR hands.

Threesies - The 3 Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf from James Gerrish on Vimeo.



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