"Accidental" Misdirection

In Al Leech’s excellent book on misdirection “Don’t Look Now” he talks about misdirection which occurs as the result of an apparent accident. There can be not stronger misdirection than a carefully planned accident. Leech talks about how a card can “accidently” fall to the floor or it can fail to appear in a pocket…

Thanks to Leech

Just wanted to give the heads up to a brilliant effect by Al Leech from “For Card Men Only”, 1949. The trick, called “A Transposition” is brilliant. The seven of clubs is placed in your pocket and the two red twos removed from the pack. Spectator selects a card which is sandwiched face down between…