Written by Trevor H. Hall

1973
Work of Edward G. Brown

214 pages (Hardcover), published by The Magic Circle
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(58 entries)

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Trevor H. Hall Preface
v
Francis White Foreword
vii
Trevor H. Hall Introduction on Edward G. Brown
1
Trevor H. Hall Edward Brown and The Magic Circle
13
Eric J. Dingwall Edward Brown and The Occult Committee
21
Edward G. Brown The Spelling Trick Ace to Ten are spelled to, several times a Seven turns up instead of the card, last card turns into Seven again as a surprise after it was discarded
Related to 24
Edward G. Brown Everywhere and Nowhere
Variations 27
Trevor H. Hall Overhand Lift Shuffle as a:
  • small packet control
  • location and control of a single card
  • a force
  • complete false shuffle
28
Unknown Double Push-Off small packet, hiding a card
33
Edward G. Brown All Alike Display with multiple lifts and palming, showing three cards as the same, while hiding one
34
Edward G. Brown The Poker Hand ten cards are chosen and two poker hands formed, without looking at the cards, the spectator selects a hand, performer's hand is a royal flush
Related toVariations 36
Edward G. Brown Packet Switch
38
Edward G. Brown The Twelve Card Thought Transition
Variations 39
Edward G. Brown Packet Switch while showing cards one by one to the spectator
41
Edward G. Brown The Cards up the Sleeve twelve cards
43
Edward G. Brown Palming Preparation preparing amount of cards to be palmed, while counting them
47
Edward G. Brown A 'Brown' Version of the Three Card Trick eight phases, in one the winning card is marked with a pencil, then all cards are losing / winning cards
Variations 52
Edward Victor Monte Move
53
Edward G. Brown Pictures and Pips with twelve picture and twelve number cards, in two tumblers
56
Edward G. Brown The Four Ace Trick
60
Edward G. Brown Card Transfer à la Vernon transfer
62
Edward G. Brown Two Coincidence Tricks
  • first is a Do as I do variation with two decks
  • second is a prediction, three selected cards match three cards in glass with different back design
64
Edward G. Brown Mutus, Nomen Dedit, Cocis
69
Edward G. Brown The Two Pile Trick
Variations 74
Edward G. Brown Two Tricks with Three Heaps
81
Edward G. Brown, Ralph W. Hull The Intelligence Quotient Test Improved several phases, first ace has to be guessed, the three cards are added with the same suit and suit has to be guessed
Inspired by
  • Ralph W. Hull's "Intelligence Quotient Test" in "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" 1945
84
Edward G. Brown The Detective Card Trick selection is at same position as face up card in other half
96
Edward G. Brown The Diminishing Cards
99
Edward G. Brown The Military Problem four packets, with kings on the bottom, first followed with three aces, second with three deuces, third with three threes and fourth with an ace, two and a three, organize themselves
Variations 106
Unknown Half Pass small packet
111
Edward G. Brown, Trevor H. Hall Modernism in Mentalism and the Clueless Card Trick comments about think-a-card effects
Inspired by
  • Ralph Hull's "Modernism in Mentalism"
115
Edward G. Brown The Clueless Card Trick twenty-sixth card location
Related to 120
Edward G. Brown Conjuring for Conjurers a lecture given in 1934
125
Edward G. Brown Lecture without a Name lecture from 1939, views on originality, theory, magic in general
131
Edward G. Brown A Brief Analysis of the Principles of Mental Magic lecture from 1942, thorough categorization of various principles of mental magic
140
Edward G. Brown, Colin Donister Misdirection lecture from 1943, written by Colin Donister
166
Edward G. Brown Forcing lecture from 1945
173
Edward G. Brown The Classical 'Fan' Force
181
Edward G. Brown The Cut different ways to force a card by cutting a deck
183
Edward G. Brown A Knife or Reversed Card Inserted in the Pack with variations
185
Edward G. Brown The Card at a Selected Number to force a card, with variations
187
Edward G. Brown Say Stop riffle forces and other forces, where the spectator has to say stop
188
Edward G. Brown The Card Chosen by Elimination
190
Edward G. Brown The Cards Spread on Tray or Table
190
Edward G. Brown The Peek spectator opens the deck somewhere, force
191
Edward G. Brown The Name of a Card is Written name of cards written on paper, force, different methods
191
Edward G. Brown A Card Named by an Assistant to force a card
191
Edward G. Brown A Card Thought of by an Assistant think of a card forces, while riffling through the cards, different methods
192
Edward G. Brown A Card Chosen by Calculation various mathematical forces
192
Edward G. Brown A Card Chosen by the Throw of a Die or Other Implement of Apparent Chance
193
Edward G. Brown The Performer Draws a Card from the Pack Held by a Spectator
194
Edward G. Brown The Top Card is Used After a Shuffle
194
Edward G. Brown The Use of the First Red Card, Black Card or Picture Card
194
Edward G. Brown The Card Is Chosen by a Series of Complex Cuts and Movements
194
Edward G. Brown The Card Is Chosen from a Shuffled Pack in a Hat or Bag
195
Edward G. Brown The Force Card Is Substituted for a Chosen Card by Means of Apparatus
195
Edward G. Brown The Use of Special Forcing Packs
195
Edward G. Brown, Bruce Posgate Sleights and Subtleties lecture from 1947, reported by Bruce Posgate
198