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A deck of cards. Nothing more, nothing less. Any card is named. It will be the only one marked with an X. This is what your spectator will experience and it will rock them! This Is The Chosen.
The Chosen is just one of the performance pieces on this DVD from TONY CHRIS. You will learn several methods for the "X" marked card that will leave your audience stunned! This DVD also features live performances, useful tips, other ideas with The Chosen deck, an in depth discussion about the psychology of The Chosen effect and very detailed explanations showing you all the work behind these wonders.
Also includes routines by special guests Matthew Johnson and Martin Waring, who offer their Gothic take on The Chosen. Enjoy the following performances:
is a fantastic and fun routine where the spectator's birthday will determine the only card in the deck with a special birthday message.
DOWN FOR THE COUNT
is a great routine where the spectator names any number between 1 - 52. That random number is counted to in the deck. The card that is at their number is revealed to be the only one that is marked with an X.
is exactly that. A spectator chooses a card. It is lost in the deck and they make a shadow of an X with their fingers on the back of the shuffled cards. Their shadow will find the selected card because the shadow always knows.
RING A RING A ROSES
is Martin Waring's medieval tale about the black death (The Plague) and how the nursery rhyme came to be. Each card in the deck represents a house in a village. Any card is named and it ends up having the plague cross on it.
is Matthew Johnson's magical rhyming tale that is dark and Gothic. Mystery, murder and the elusive one they call Jack The Ripper are all in play here. The murders began in Whitechapel, England but the mystery is solved by a deck of cards, a magician and the spectator who plays a detective and finds the killer!
is a live performance using 2 peoples' minds to create one "psychic" ending.
is another live routine using 2 decks for a powerful, mindblowing climax!
Destiny's Number by Justin James Shaffer and TONY CHRIS. A spectator's name, a deck of cards and numerology become an amazing experience!
This DVD is packed with great material that you will use. The Chosen is a beautiful, anytime, anywhere card effect. Includes the gimmick for Destiny's Number.
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR THE CHOSEN EFFECT:
No memorizing work of pairs
No rough and smooth
No adhesives, wax or sticky tapes whatsoever
No magnets or threads completely self contained "This Is Not An Oscar Deck.
This is not an Invisible or Brainwave Deck
This is not the PHIL deck
No switching or palming
No forcing, Magicians choice, elimination, equivoque,
Use any deck of cards in the world to make the "Secret". Takes minutes to make.
Utter pure simplicity and easy to use.
All cards are facing one way and all 52 cards are used