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Roger Crosthwaite

Roger Crosthwaite

(Solimull, Warwickshire, England: 13th November 1938 -)

Inspired at age 7 by Fabian. Taught Erdnase at age 11 by Cyril Golding. Clergyman (Church of England) since 1965. Amateur cardman plus pick-pocketing and mental magic. 1980 Magic Circle Close-Up Competition winner. AIMC 1980. Also see The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite.

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Roger Crosthwaite
Mindboggler by Roger Crosthwaite

This is Roger Crosthwaite's method of working the Classic Force and Contrapuntal Switch.

1st edition 1982, 1st digital edition 2016, 7 pages.

★★★★★ $5
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Foundations 1 by Roger Crosthwaite

An introduction to basic sleights and techniques.

You will learn:

  • Riffle Shuffle
  • The Zarrow/Shank Shuffle
  • Daryl Martinez Display
  • The Mechanics Grip
  • Ed Marlo's 'Hit' Double Lift
  • The Elmsley Count

1st digital edition 2013, 13 pages.

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Arcardia by Roger Crosthwaite

"I have just watched Roger's Real Gone Aces and thoroughly enjoyed what I saw. You caught me several times during the routine. Your handling is among the best I've seen..." - Peter Duffie

"The techniques used in Roger's Real Gone Aces are very direct and straightforward. I honestly believe that the cardman will have a stunning addition to his repertoire." - Bill Miesel

"Arcardia exemplifies Roger's special enthusiasm for sleights that are executed under cover of what is for him a natural handling of the deck. With an exasperating capacity for self-criticism, his pursuit of excellence in the execution...

★★★★★ $25
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Card Notes by Roger Crosthwaite

This is an ebook for the card specialist: beautiful routines and details, variations and tips on moves and technique.

Includes his Lecture Notes 1 and Lecture Notes 2.

1st edition 1982, original 100 pages; PDF 57 pages.

Table of Contents



  2. Introduction
  3. Definition Of Terms
  4. Abbreviation Of Terms
  5. A Philosophy Of Magic
  6. Magic Circle Prize-Winning Magic or The Patriotic Bishop Routine
  7. Cards From Balloon
  8. On The Hofzinser Change
  9. The Rear Palm Side Steal
  10. The Rear Palm Colour Change
  11. The LTP Side Steal
  12. The Delayed LTP Side Steal
  13. Technical...
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