Magic Trick: To Call Out the Names of the Cards While the Pack is Behind the Back

A prearranged pack, "four benign kings," etc., is concealed in a pocket behind the performer's back. To show the trick he hands out another pack, with the same back, and has it thoroughly shuffled. This he exchanges for his arranged pack, and with that the work of calling off the names of the cards is a simple matter. In case he attempts the trick with a borrowed pack the backs are carefully kept out of sight, as that might lead to the exposure of the trick.

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