Decks for Magic Card Tricks That You Can Make Yourself


When I was around 12 or 13, my parents gave me a magic kit and a deck of Marshall Brodiens TV Magic Cards (basically a rebranded Svengali deck) one Christmas. The TV Magic Cards were heavily advertised on TV in the late 1960s and I had learned the entire routine from the commercial by heart (TV Magic Cards, the magical deck that works ALL by itselfonce YOU know the secret).

The family joke was that, once I got the deck and tried to recite the commercial while actually de