Dai Vernon

May 07, 2018

Juan Tamariz performs Dai Vernon's classic small packet card trick, "Twisting the Aces". 

Chantatachán was a program produced for Telemadrid in 1992-93. We would like to thank Juan Tamariz and Luis Piedrahita for making this content available.

December 21, 2017

While Vernon’s focus was on sleight-of-hand magic with playing cards and other small objects, his vision was such that it would eventually impact the entirety of performance magic, from its largest stage illusions down the smallest feat performed with a single coin.

November 23, 2017

This documentary was produced to explore the life and magic of Dai Vernon (David Frederick Wingfield Verner, 1894-1992), the most influential magician of the twentieth century—possibly of all time.

Directed by Daniel Zuckerbrot. Narrated by Patrick Watson.