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The Prologue to Houdini Magic's Expert at the Card Table (2008)

 -  Short | Western  -  August 2008 (USA)
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A popular theory proposes that the person who wrote the book The Expert at the Card Table some hundred years ago, considered to be one of the best guidebooks to card cheating and tricks with cards, was E.S. Andrews. Here's why.



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Credited cast:
John Silvestri ...
Andrews / Erdnase
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mat Black ...
Card Player
Donald Charette ...
Gayle Charette ...
Saloon Girl on Lap
Tim Davis ...
Dianne Gonzales ...
Andrews' Girlfriend
Krissy Houston ...
Saloon Girl 1
Natasha Mauer ...
Andrews' Admirer
Mason Munari ...
Young Boy
Nikki ...
Saloon Girl 2
Cory Thompson ...
Man in Saloon 2
Chris Vespia ...
Man in Saloon 1


S.W. Erdnase is the author of the most important book in card magic, The Expert at the Card Table. Nevertheless, the true identity of Erdnase is a mystery. Historians have researched for years and have only been able to come up with theories regarding the true identity of Erdnase. One of the more popular theories states that he is a man name Andrews. This short film covers the life of Andrews as if he were the true author of The Expert at the Card Table. Written by Anonymous

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Man in saloon 1 is the best
5 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The thing that makes this movie worth seeing is a chance to see Chris Vespia play the man in saloon 1. All of the other actors in the movie pale in comparison to the performance done here by one of the greatest up and comers in the entertainment industry. The scene in which Chris is punched and falls to the ground is the most memorable. He is fantastic and his martial arts never looked better. I am a big fan of his from days gone by and would like to also add that he was/is and always will be my idol...I always knew that you would be a star someday and here you are immortalized forever online. Everyone see this movie. He truly is great and one of a kind. The next star. Christopher Vespia. I'm your biggest fan. Yours truly, The King.

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