VOLUME ONE (1998)
Performers and Effects:
Gregory Wilson - Florida Keys~ A completely baffling impromptu effect wherein two borrowed keys ling and unlink from a key ring. VERY VISUAL!
Kenton Knepper - EZ Torn & Restored Card~ Using only one card, this is perhaps the easiest and most deceptive Torn & Restored Card ever created. Not only that, you can learn this fast!
Docc Hilford - Personal Touch~ Learn how Docc Hilford flies first class when he only has coach tickets! This is a quick crash course in palm reading, spiced with magic!
Guy Hollingworth - Waving the Aces~ Guy's most brilliant creation. The real work is now revealed for the first time, as the aces VISIBLY turn face up while held at the fingertips!
Eric DeCamps - Shadow Coins~ A beautiful, compact coin routine wherein three coins are cleanly vanished and then are caused to magically reappear one at a time. Classic stuff!
Derek Dingle - Silver Quick~ Classic Dingle! Four coins travel magically, one at a time, from the performer's hand to the spectator's hand. Brilliant routining from a master!
Tommy Wonder - The Card in the Box/The Two-Second Card Fold~ Critically hailed as the best "Card to Bo" ever created, Tommy shares all of the intricate details of this powerful routine, including the incredible "Two-Second Card Fold."
IT'S JUST LIKE BEING THERE!
VOLUME TWO (1999)
Performers and Effects
Highlights from the lectures of today's hottest performers! Year in and year out, the A-1 MagicalMedia Convention at the Capital is hailed as the greatest convention ever. The reason for that is the performers. With this incredible videotape you don't have to miss a thing. These highlights of the 1999 A-1 Convention feature eight of the top magicians in the world sharing their pet secrets with you. Material suitable for close-up and stand-up, each effect is performed before a live audience and then meticulously explained. Not only that, but you will watch and learn secrets never before chronicled on videotape.
Close-Up & Stand-up! It's just like being there!
Aldo Colombini - No- Palm Repeat Card To Pocket - Imagine, the spectator's selection magically travels to your pocket - TWICE - with no palming required!
Paul Green - Tradeshow Transposition - A working pro teaches you his most sought- after tradeshowstopper!
Lee Earle - Life Force Triangle - An amazing effect that gets them to take your business card home!
Gregory Wilson - Body Piercing - A very creative and magical one-coin routine!
Paul Wilson - Spellbound To Please - Scotland's top sleight-of-hand artist gives up one of his pet coin routines!
Chad Long - Ninja Coin & Ninja Key - Two extremely magical effects that make it appear you have the dexterity of a Ninja magic Master! Flip a coin high in the air and appear to catch it deftly between your thumb and forefinger! Or toss your keys in the air and catch the right key at your fingertips every time. It looks impossible, but it's easy to do!
Frank Balcerak - The Color-Changing Pen - A beautifully thought- out method for magically changing the color of your trusty sharpie!
Mark Strivings - Psychic Influence - A wonderful mental effect wherein the performer predicts a matched pair from a spectator-shuffled deck!
VOLUME THREE (2000)
Performers and Effects
Lennart Green - Xirtam (Performance Only) - Witness the most offbeat Matrix ever seen! Four poker-sized cards are placed beneath four regular half dollars. The cards then assemble to end up beneath one of the half dollars! Matrix backwards!
Jeffy Andrus - Miser's Miracle - Watch and learn Jerry's masterpiece of coin magic! Four silver dollars are produced one at a time from a single playing card!
Whit Haydn - Impromptu Card Code - Imagine performing a card trick for a blind person making them the star! Actually, any unsuspecting spectator can instantly become your secret accomplice and read your thoughts. Practical and magical!
Johnny Thompson - Vernon's Variant - A twist on Vernon's classic!
Paul Wilson - Bottoms Up - A very magical routine that convinces them you've got a killer bottom deal. Easy to do (no bottom deal needed).
Mike Caveney - Impromptu Linking Coathangers - Mike finally releases one of his true pet routines. Imagine linking and unlinking two borrowed and unprepared coathangers! You can have the coathangers examined both before and after the routine!
Martin Lewins - A Sharper Sharped - A great card routine!
Joshua Jay - Losing Diamonds - Visibly 'flick' the diamonds off of a card. They flutter to the floor, leaving you holding the selection!
Gregory Wilson - A Fistful of Dollars - A great coin routine from one of magic's most creative performers! Very visual!
Carl Cloutier - Cards to Slimfast - Watch and learn the routine that won Carl the F.I.S.M. World Championship! Four SIGNED cards completely vanish. Three of them reappear inside three different pockets. The fourth selection reappears in your sock! All four cards then vanish again, only to make their reappearance inside a sealed can of Slimfast, opened by the spectator! This effect is worth many times the cost of this video!
VOLUME FOUR (2001)
Performers and Effects
Paul Gertner - Photocopy - A demonstration of 'Invisible Palming' leads to a selection magically traveling to inside a wallet the spectator is holding. As a kicker, the selection is inside a folded photocopy of a hand with the selection printed on it! This is commercial magic at its best!
Daryl - Presto Attracto Card - Tow spectator selections are lost in the deck and then found in an amusing and entertaining fashion! Performed in the charming style only Daryl can provide.
Rich Marotta - The Great Penetrator - A coin magically penetrates a solid coaster resting on top of a glass!
David Regal - Heading North - Any card is selected and shuffled into the deck. The selection now inexplicably rises out of the deck. New method; easy to do! Leaves you virtually clean!
Jerry Andrus - Acusteal - A barehanded production of a steel ball bearing! A professional lesson in concealment!
Simon Lovell - Signature Transfer - A card is selected and signed. The signature magically transfers onto a completely different card!
Andrew Wimhurst - Kicked in the Face - Amazingly the aces are cut from a shuffled deck. For the kicker, four jacks are cut to completing four blackjacks!
Paul Wilson - 3 Bets on the Band - Three extremely valuable, professional effects/tips with a finger ring and a rubberband!