DaOrtiz on Victor

Just found this clip – Dani DaOrtiz performing a very visual four of a kind change using Edward Victor’s change. Great to see it being used.

Edward Victor's Shadows

In a previous post I gave a link to the British Pathe Archives which hosts some fantastic archive footage of magicians. Imagine my surprise when I typed in “Edward Victor” and found two films of him performing his shadowgraphy. Edward Victor was unsurpassed in this area and throughout his life his success in this field…

The Magnetized Cards

Once again I feel I must mention the genius of Edward Victor – this time we look at his solution to the magnetized cards trick. In the previous post on Edward Victor I included a photo which shows him performing his magnetized card effect. What the photo doesn’t show is that his hand could be…

An Underused Move #3 – The Edward Victor Change

This great change is the invention of British sleight of hand genius Edward Victor (1887 – 1964). He’s somewhat overlooked in the world of card magic, yet the sleights he invented are brilliant. Look through the pages of his “Magic of the Hands” trilogy and you will find a sleight akin to the Convincing Control…