Magician Arthur Emerson demonstrates the difference between a trick and an illusion using a playing card and a dollar bill.

American magician Arthur Emerson was in Limerick on a stopover on route to a conference of the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM) in Britain. Here he explains the difference between a trick and an illusion. 

An illusion is when you don't believe what you see.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on the 22 September 1983.