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Rovi: The Story of a Man and His Magic - Book

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$39.95
The authorized book of Rovi's life, philosophy, and magic. The first part deals with Rovi's life from birth, through military service and marriage all the way to his success in magic. A fascinating story with over 50 tricks including the much-requested "Cowboy Trick." Wonderful effects for a variety of skills. Many...
$39.95
The authorized book of Rovi's life, philosophy, and magic. The first part deals with Rovi's life from birth, through military service and marriage all the way to his success in magic. A fascinating story with over 50 tricks including the much-requested "Cowboy Trick." Wonderful effects for a variety of skills. Many sleights are thoroughly explained and discussed, including Rovi's fabulous forces, pass, side slip, peek and top change. Many of these ideas appeared in print in this book for the first time.

Wonderful illustrations by Tony Dunn; produced and partly edited by Anthony Brahams. 

Table of Contents

  1. Acknowledgements
  2. Publisher's Notes
  3. General Introduction
  4. Biography—Birth to Youth
  5. Military Service then Work in Printing
  6. Minnie, Marriage, Magic
  7. Magical Societies
  8. New Zealand
  9. Australia
  10. Anecdotes and Appreciations

    Three Tributes from Three Colleagues

  11. Tom Owen
  12. Barry Williams (One of Wales' top comedy entertainers)
  13. Arthur Day

     

  14. Introduction to Rovi's Magic

    The Pass-A Necessary Evil?

  15. The Rovi Pass and Controls
  16. Card in Chocolate Box
  17. Safe Bet
  18. Dippy Duck

    The Top Change

  19. The Choice is yours
  20. Just for a Change
  21. Whose card are we talking about?
  22. One of the Best

    The Peek

  23. To Peek at Leisure
  24. Further references for the peek include

    The Fan Force

  25. Rovi's Fan Force
  26. The Best of Both
  27. Pressure Fan Force
  28. Ribbon Spread Force
  29. It Saves a Lot of Time
  30. I've Been Beaten
  31. Signed Card in Wallet
  32. Mine or Yours?
  33. Amazing, is it Not?
  34. Nothing Short of a Miracle
  35. References for forces include

    The Jinx or Hindu or End Shuffle

  36. And Your Name is?
  37. The Jinx shuffle to show all the cards the same
  38. Card in Wallet
  39. The Jinx shuffle force
  40. Nice and Quick
  41. The Jinx Cut
  42. Between You and Me
  43. The 'Find You' Card
  44. Just Between Friends
  45. Editor's Notes
  46. Further Reading

     

  47. Rovi's Side Slip

    The Hinged Card

  48. Who do you Support?
  49. Card through table
  50. Card in Balloon
  51. Yours, I Believe

    The Thick Card

  52. Without Sight—Without Knowledge
  53. Is it Possible? No it's Not!
  54. Card in Wallet
  55. Cards in Harmony
  56. Your Card Plus Four Aces
  57. Notes

     

  58. Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
  59. Reputation Maker
  60. Cowboy trick
  61. The Magnetic North

     

  62. The Sandwich by Francis Haxton
  63. Rovi's version—The Powerful Queen
  64. Rovi's Close Up Version—Quick Bite

     

  65. Rovi Book Tests
  66. The Impossible made Possible
  67. The Rovi Book Test
  68. Saves a lot of Trouble Method

     

  69. Your Card and "Three Fat Ladies"
  70. Quick Time Version
  71. Note

     

  72. Roy, Roger Reminiscing

     

  73. Old Wines and Old Friends are Best
  74. Personal Perceptions
  75. Perception Replicated
  76. In my Estimation

     

  77. Goodbye to Rovi

Returns Policy

In the world of magic, the secret is told when the trick is sold. Accordingly, Magic Inc. has a strict no-refund policy. Thus, once you receive an item, you have access to the secrets included, and that is not something that we can get back from you. For this reason, we do not issue refunds and we do not exchange product that is in working order. However, if the merchandise should be defective, we will gladly replace it with a non-defective version of the same trick. No exceptions.

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