foreword \n \n johnny carson
1994
Johnny Carson

Foreword

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introduction \n \n david williamson
1994
David Williamson

Introduction

10


paul's part \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Paul's Part

11


the flick \n tabled coin is flicked using thumb \n paul gertner \n t. nelson downs \n the flick with cards \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner, T. Nelson Downs

The Flick

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as a magical production \n tabled, using coin flick \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

As a Magical Production

16


as a coin across \n two coins, tabled, using coin flick \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

As a Coin Across

16


three and three (segregated) \n six silver coins, three in each hand, travel to one hand one by one, using flick \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Three and Three (Segregated)

18


classic palming one of a group \n \n david roth
1994
David Roth

Classic Palming One of a Group

18


three and three (integrated) \n three copper and three silver coins, copper coins travel to silver coins, using flick \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Three and Three (Integrated)

23


the four two trick \n four deuces on table in different spots, coin travels to under each card, then coin produced from under all cards, using flick \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Four Two Trick

27


copper/silver variations in four parts  part one: visible transposition \n instantaneous, tabled, uses flick, extra coin \n eric meredith
1994
Eric Meredith

Copper/Silver Variations in Four Parts  Part One: Visible Transposition

31


shuttle pass \n \n unknown
1994

Shuttle Pass

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part two: simplified visible transposition \n instantaneous, tabled, uses flick, no extra coin \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Part Two: Simplified Visible Transposition

33


part three: visible transposition and vanish \n as before, at the end both coins vanish, tabled \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Part Three: Visible Transposition and Vanish

34


part four: visible transposition and a trip to chinatown \n as before, at the end both coins transform, tabled \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Part Four: Visible Transposition and a Trip to Chinatown

35


purse palm \n "morritt grip" \n charles morritt
1994
Charles Morritt

Purse Palm

35


k.i.x. \n coin kicked into lap under cover of both hands
 the vanish
 the change \n paul gertner \n metamorphosis \n john cornelius
1994
Paul Gertner

K.I.X.

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dollar to halves to quarters \n tabled, using k.i.x. \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Dollar to Halves to Quarters

40


tips on lapping \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Tips on Lapping

41


the imaginary coin \n coin appears and disappears, appears under card case, ... \n paul gertner \n one coin routine \n slydini
1994
Paul Gertner

The Imaginary Coin

Inspired by

42


bounce assembly and reverse \n two cards, extra coin handling or shell handling \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Bounce Assembly and Reverse

45


coin transfer under cards \n from one hand to the other, both holding a card \n unknown
1994

Coin Transfer under Cards

45


pickup move \n \n derek dingle \n al schneider
1994
Derek Dingle, Al Schneider

Pickup Move

46


taking shell off \n under card in matrix routine \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Taking Shell Off

49


the reverse coin assembly \n four cards \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Reverse Coin Assembly

50


the turnover \n card turned over and coin loaded from fingertip rest \n unknown
1994

The Turnover

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the scoop \n coin scooped up with card and after turning card over coin from other side slides off \n unknown
1994

The Scoop

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a familiar ring \n shell coins across with spectator's finger ring \n paul gertner \n shell coins across \n david roth \n your personal safe \n daniel garcia
1994
Paul Gertner

A Familiar Ring

Inspired byVariations

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the roth substitution \n apparently coin placed into hand with other coins, but really only shell taken off one coin already there \n david roth
1994
David Roth

The Roth Substitution

55


coin to spectator's hand \n lifting off shell from spectator's hand \n bob ostin
1994
Bob Ostin

Coin to Spectator's Hand

57


the very big penny \n eight inch penny appears \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Very Big Penny

59


unicoin \n credit information \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

UniCoin

61


pickup from deck vanish \n coin apparently picked up from deck, palmed card loaded on top instead \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

PickUp from Deck Vanish

62


coin transformation on deck \n covered with hand \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Coin Transformation on Deck

62


deck ping chien \n switch in which coin or torn card corner is secretly dropped out of deck \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Deck Ping Chien

63


the future coin \n "signed card" as coin effect, coin in purse turns out to be latter marked coin \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Future Coin

65


malini subtlety \n classic palm \n unknown
1994

Malini Subtlety

66


friction steal \n \n edward marlo
1994
Edward Marlo

Friction Steal

68


the m.c.a. vanish and change \n "multiple coin audible", lapping with sound \n paul gertner \n ron slanina
1994
Paul Gertner, Ron Slanina

The M.C.A. Vanish and Change

69


spellbound roll and reverse \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Spellbound Roll and Reverse

71


triple bounce change spellbound \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Triple Bounce Change Spellbound

73


bounce change \n sleeving \n derek dingle
1994
Derek Dingle

Bounce Change

74


slap split coins \n dollar spun on table and slapped into two half dollars, then four quarters \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Slap Split Coins

75


chinese in the hand \n two in the hand, one in the pocket with transformation of all three into chinese coins \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Chinese in the Hand

79


multiple palm chante \n with two coins \n unknown
1994

Multiple Palm Chante

80


snapping the halves \n chinese coin wiggled and half dollar snapped off it, then two more coins appear like that, they travel to other hand, then all coins are split for total of eight coins
 the coins appear
 the coins fly from hand to hand
 the unexpected replication of the coins \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Snapping the Halves

81


edge palm \n multiple coins \n unknown
1994

Edge Palm

82


through the hand \n \n unknown
1994

Through the Hand

85


paul's opener \n card repeatably chosen, travels to pocket, corner torn off and still chosen as whole card and torn corner transforms \n paul gertner \n the restaurant opener \n rick merrill
1994
Paul Gertner

Paul's Opener

Variations

87


card from shirt pocket \n quickly slid in \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Card from Shirt Pocket

88


the flick with cards \n card secretly flicked across table with thumb
 the flick switch
 the flick split
 card in wallet \n paul gertner \n the flick \n paul gertner \n t. nelson downs
1994
Paul Gertner

The Flick with Cards

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91


fourcard monte \n four deuces change into kings \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

FourCard Monte

93


the four kings \n spectator does not find card but four indifferent ones, change into fourofakind \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Four Kings

96


slip cut \n \n unknown
1994

Slip Cut

96


magician's choice \n one of four cards on table in square \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Magician's Choice

100


slowmotion collectors \n \n paul gertner \n ose's addition \n jay ose \n frank garcia
1994
Paul Gertner

SlowMotion Collectors

Inspired by

101


the vanishing card stab \n wrapped in paper napkin and stabbed with knife, deck vanishes as climax \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Vanishing Card Stab

103


those are the aces, those are not \n aces between spectator's palm, selection added, selection vanishes and reappears reversed in deck, repeat but this time aces travel to deck and indifferent cards are left behind \n paul gertner \n between your points of departure \n earl nelson
1994
Paul Gertner

Those are the Aces, Those are Not

Inspired by

106


stealback \n credit information \n larry jennings \n p. howard lyons
1994
Larry Jennings, P. Howard Lyons

StealBack

106


drop sleight \n \n jack merlin
1994
Jack Merlin

Drop Sleight

108


packet top change \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Packet Top Change

108


the peter pan trick \n "(the shadow cards)"
packet trick in which three cards turn blank and back \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Peter Pan Trick

110


black jack surprise \n bust blackjack hand changes into four aces \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Black Jack Surprise

113


d'amico spread \n \n carmen d'amico
1994
Carmen D'Amico

D'Amico Spread

113


poker palm shift variation \n poker hand changes multiple times
 displaying the first hand
 the hand changes to contain thee of a kind
 the hand changes to four of a kind
 the hand changes to a royal flush \n paul gertner \n brother john hamman \n the poker palm shift \n brother john hamman
1994
Paul Gertner, Brother John Hamman

Poker Palm Shift Variation

Inspired by

115


the big or little die trick \n die grows and shrinks \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Big or Little Die Trick

119


upstacking \n dice penetrate upward through the cup one by one \n paul gertner \n penetrating dice stack \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

UpStacking

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121


tea party \n chop cup with tea bag and cup, loose tea as final load \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Tea Party

125


ring thing \n slidethumboff gag with ring on thumb \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Ring Thing

129


the card in the candy box \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Card in the Candy Box

131


skinning the card to cardcase \n loading case from kelly bottom placement \n paul gertner \n skinning the cat \n edward marlo \n card to case load \n james swain \n no palm card to case \n dan buck \n dave buck
1994
Paul Gertner

Skinning the Card to Cardcase

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134


the headache trick \n aspirin tin put on table, card to case announced, instead the tin comes out of case and card is folded inside it \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Headache Trick

137


covered side steal \n \n bill simon
1994
Bill Simon

Covered Side Steal

141


unshuffled \n \n paul gertner \n reshuffling unshuffled \n robert wicks
1994
Paul Gertner

Unshuffled

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photocopy \n photocopy of palm shown, card vanishes and travels into photocopy (himber wallet) and on this the card appeared as well \n paul gertner \n second impression \n scott wells \n doppelgänger \n jon racherbaumer
1994
Paul Gertner

Photocopy

Variations

149


rubadub vanish \n brief \n unknown
1994

RubaDub Vanish

150


the bill in cigarette \n \n paul gertner \n tobacco road \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Bill in Cigarette

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153


thumb tip corner switch \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Thumb Tip Corner Switch

154


the $100 card in wallet \n into envelope, with bill \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The $100 Card in Wallet

157


time is money \n "(the $20 bill in hourglass)" \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Time is Money

162


triple dielemma \n bowl routine with dice & hat, twointhehand, large and giant die climax \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Triple Dielemma

167


the prizewinning act setup \n about the act's evolution and the setup \n paul gertner \n richard kaufman
1994
Paul Gertner, Richard Kaufman

The PrizeWinning Act Setup

175


the preparation of the hourglasses for "the ring on hourglass" \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Preparation of the Hourglasses for "The Ring on Hourglass"

177


disposition of the other hourglasses \n body holder for hourglass \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Disposition of the Other Hourglasses

178


the ring on hourglass, part i \n hourglass grows \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Ring on Hourglass, Part I

180


that's ridiculous \n four aces on table in different spots, coin appears from jokers and travels to under each card, then coin produced from under all cards, two more coins, two bigger coins and jumbo coin \n paul gertner \n coin fantasy \n jim pace
1994
Paul Gertner

That's Ridiculous

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183


coin holdout in closeup mat \n \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Coin Holdout in Closeup Mat

184


the ring on hourglass, part ii \n coin stolen from ring box and loaded onto hourglass \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Ring on Hourglass, Part II

192


the steel balls and cups \n using steel balls for routine and final loads \n paul gertner \n gertners becherspiel \n alexander de cova
1994
Paul Gertner

The Steel Balls and Cups

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195


false transfer \n with steel ball \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

False Transfer

197


click convincer \n steel ball apparently heard inside cup \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

Click Convincer

198


cup penetration \n with steel ball \n charlie miller
1994
Charlie Miller

Cup Penetration

200


the ring on hourglass, part iii \n switch of hourglass and revelation \n paul gertner
1994
Paul Gertner

The Ring on Hourglass, Part III

207

