What if I told you that there was an amazing card trick hidden in plain sight … printed on the box of your favourite deck of cards? Henry Christ’s “Tally-Ho!” is a unique and fun spelling trick like no other. By spelling the words found on a Tally-Ho card box in an order determined by the spectator, you are able to produce the four Nines – matching the “No. 9” printed on the box.
In this ebook, I will be teaching Roy Walton’s variation of “Tally-Ho!” (permission granted by Roy Walton), along with my presentation for the trick. I will then present to you methods to perform this simple and self-working spelling trick with ten popular and common brands of decks out there.
I will also be sharing the history of the plot and my thoughts on the Tally-Ho Plot, including how to make it play well for an audience. You’ll be producing four Aces and Royal Flushes in no time, all without any sleight-of-hand. All you need is a deck of cards and the card box it already comes in.
Thank you for your support. If you have any issues with the tricks, please drop me a message on my Instagram page @harapanong, where you can find more of my magic.
R.I.P. Roy Walton, thank you for giving permission to teach your trick. Your generosity and kindness will be missed.
- Tally-Ho! à la Walton
- History of the Tally-Ho Plot
- Discussion about the Tally-Ho Plot
- NEW BICYCLE!
- OLD BICYCLE!
- Final Note
1st edition 2020, PDF 22 pages.
word count: 5048 which is equivalent to 20 standard pages of text