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Haunted Box (Standard) by João Miranda

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"The biggest secret of this box is that it will offer you infinite hours of amazement."
- Dani DaOrtiz

"For me, João is a Genius. The ghost that hides inside into this box is a part of his brain... so brilliant!"
- Mickael Chatelain

"This is amazing! Finally, a Haunted-themed prop that actually does its job right. Everyone jumps!!!"
- Bobby Motta

"A fantastic, easy-to-do piece of magic, limited only by your imagination."
- Russ Stevens

"Once again, João demonstrates innovative thinking, taking an old premise and giving it a totally new coat of paint!"
- Eric Samuels

From the creative mind of João Miranda comes the Haunted Box, a very clever illusion with a storyline that is guaranteed to amaze your audience.

Do you believe in ghosts? You will after witnessing this...

The magician displays a simple wooden box, purchased several years ago from an antique shop. The magician explains that when he arrived home and opened the box, he noticed a faded picture of Harry Houdini, "The King of Cards." This picture wasn't in the box when he first purchased it. From time to time, the magician noticed the box would produce strange noises at night, a "slamming" sound, as if the spirit of Harry Houdini haunted it.

The magician demonstrates these strange occurrences under the most stringent of test conditions:

He opens the lid and removes a deck of cards and a standard Sharpie Pen (or pen of your choice).

A spectator is invited to select ANY card from the deck and sign its face. The card is then placed ANYWHERE in the deck by the spectator. This is a 100% FREE choice.

The spectator then mixes the cards and is asked to deal them, one by one, into the box. SUDDENLY the lid of the box SLAMS SHUT, as if telling the spectator to stop dealing. The magician asks the spectator to turn over the card they are holding in their hand... it is the signed card!

Haunted Box comes complete with everything necessary to get started performing this miracle right out of the box. This very special box allows you to concentrate on your presentation as it is 100% self-working. The Haunted Box is perfect for close-up, yet plays big enough for any stage! The Haunted Box is the PERFECT closer to your show.

Keep in mind:

  • The deck can be shuffled by the spectator himself
  • There are 100% NO forces of any kind!
  • There are no remote controls
  • The magician can be outside the room while the cards are dealt into the box!
  • The box can be used to store any deck of playing cards and a marker
  • The trick is 100% self-contained and works AUTOMATICALLY
  • No stooges
  • No threads, wires, etc.
  • Nothing for the performer (or anyone else) to trigger
  • A total of FIVE AMAZING and original routines are explained
Add Haunted Box to your repertoire and be ready to amaze your audiences with this spooky and powerful magic effect.

Comes with a red and blue Bicycle gimmick.

Haunted Box is available in both Standard or Deluxe (aged box) versions.

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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on March 2nd, 2018
I was not expecting superior quality from the standard version of he product, but my Box has 2 manufacturing problems, which I consider as serious.

First, chains are a little bit short, so when the box is located on a horizontal flat surface, it's cover doesn't remain open and falls by itself.

Second, one of two enclosed cards has a piece of sand or mote between layers, causing a perceptible bump on the card. When such a card is in the middle of desk, it is causing a huge suspicious break.

I had contacted Mr. Joao two weeks ago, February 18 and sent photo and video of these defects.

Till now, I have no solution.
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on December 29th, 2017
I think Joao did it again. He create beautiful products, with high quality. This is not just a trick where a box close when arrive to the card the spectator chosen. This is a real miracle, you can do a few minutes after open it. Its self working, you can focus in your presentation.

My girlfriend doesn't like magic tricks much elaborated, this is the only trick she says, "do it again please", "please one more time", "pleaseeeeee one moreeee".

People will love the moment when the box close itself.

This trick creates wonderful reactions, you need it, you want it, so really invest in this trick and you will be very happy doing it.
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Not so perfect as expected Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on February 18th, 2018
I have some concerns regarding the quality of props as well as technical questions.
How could I contact Mr. Miranda to ask some questions and receive a technical support?
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hauntingly good Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 4th, 2018
pretty self working.....as a middle age beginner i perform to the same circle of people, making this an expensive item i will show about ten people. but i non the less do not regret my purchase as the reactions of those 10 people were incredibly good!!!
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very good Effect/box Report this review
Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 9th, 2018
i love the Haunted box, it works very well and will fit in very well in my mentalism show, the only wish that it was a little bit wider box when using larger envelopes or items
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