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“Dealt” Premiere Schedule

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The new film about Richard Turner’s life and career will be premiered at SXSW in Austin, Texas, in March 2017. The film was selected from 973 feature documentary submissions in 2017. The Director is Luke Korem and the Screenwriters are Bradley Jackson and Luke Korem. Description: Sixty-two year old Richard Turner is renowned as one of the world’s…

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Batty Game App Available

Batty game app for iOS

An App for the Puzzle game Batty is now available and can be played on any iOS-capable device (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch). What is the Puzzle Game Batty? Batty is the anywhere, anytime puzzle game of challenge and skill! My Dad, (Card Shark Richard Turner), when he was 11 took the elements of an…

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Richard Turner wins AMA Award

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Richard Turner has won the Close-Up Magician of the Year from The Academy of Magical Arts (AMA). The award was presented in Los Angeles on May 17, 2015. The AMA promotes the art of magic, encourages fellowship, and maintains the highest ethical standards. Their annual awards show is devoted to the promotion and development of magic, and the…

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Off-Ramp Interview with Richard Turner

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Meet Richard Turner: magician, expert card shark, and blind Off-Ramp’s Elyssa Dudley interviewed Richard last week and you can read the article, listen to the interview on KPCC 89.3 public radio, and see the great photography by Maya Sugarman in the web article. Off-Ramp is a weekly look at Southern California life covering news, arts…

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CONNED Clips

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CONNED is a spectacle of a showcase, a behind-the-scenes look into the world of con artistry provided by some of the best in the business. With a cast of four of the most world-renowned con specialists—Bob Arno, Richard Turner, Banachek and Todd Robbins—the show offers a rare glimpse into the art of the con.

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Feature Film about Richard Turner

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There is a feature documentary in production about the life of Card Master Richard Turner. The movie is called “Dealt.” You can follow the progress of the film on the following social media: OFFICIAL MOVIE WEBSITE   Facebook   Twitter (@dealtmovie)     Please join us in this amazing journey! Photo by: www.anna-OM-line.com

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“CBS This Morning” interview with Richard Turner

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Richard Turner and his family were featured on the television show “CBS This Morning” on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. David Rubin, CBS Producer, said, “When I heard about Richard Turner… I thought this is one of the greatest stories never told. Turner’s life story is too incredible for fiction.” Take a look at this video…

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New Film about Richard Turner in Production

Director Luke Korem

A new biographical film about Richard Turner is currently in production from Austin film director Luke Korem. “The autobiographical film will feature interviews from Turner’s wife Kim, other family members, friends, magicians and Turner’s hometown of San Diego.” This article from mySanAntonio tells the story: Download a PDF copy of the article: Newspaper article about…

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Richard Turner’s Million Dollar Thumb as Fish Bait

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In Costa Rica over Christmas 2012, my son Asa Spades, my brother Mike, and I caught one four- foot Mahi Mahi, one nine-foot marlin, and five seven-foot sailfish. For one of the sailfish, I used my right thumb for bait. Enjoy the 45 second video of the seven-foot sailfish tasting my thumb.

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