Written by Trevor H. Hall

Work of Edward G. Brown

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

(58 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
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 discardedRelated 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
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 flushRelated 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 cardsVariations 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
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 guessedInspired by
  • Ralph W. Hull's "Intelligence Quotient Test" in "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" 1945
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 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 effectsInspired by
  • Ralph Hull's "Modernism in Mentalism"
Edward G. Brown The Clueless Card Trick twenty-sixth card locationRelated 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