Written by David Regal

1999
Work of David Regal

264 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(126 entries)

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Ken Krenzel Preface
vii
Max Maven Introduction
viii
David Regal Foreword
x
David Regal All's Fair Spectator fairly deals and stops on two cards - one gives the value, one gives the suit. Card in magician's pocket/card case predicts it correctly
Variations 3
David Regal No Mercy All's Fair Same as All's Fair, but with kicker of producing fifty two of the prediction card in the pocket
Inspired byRelated to 5
David Regal Leap of Faith Signed card teleports from between two red Kings to between two black Kings
Variations 6
David Regal Commercial Travel with transformation kicker, ending with Ace, Two, Three, Four of Hearts
  • The No-Palm Method
Inspired by
  • Chris Kenner's routine in "The Right Stuff"
10
David Regal Switch-Out Procedure ATFUS/Braue type
11
David Regal Finley Tent Vanish Handling
12
David Regal One-Hand Tilt Get-Ready
15
David Regal Clandestine Collectors Classic Collectors effect with clean procedure for losing selections
Variations 18
Edward Marlo, David Regal ATFUS Variation spread handling
18
David Regal Reverse Fan Placement reverse fan with face-up cards as pointers to insert cards
Related to 20
David Regal Inclination Four Sevens on the table are placed back in the deck and replaced with random cards, but then the Sevens are shown to be back on the table
22
Herb Zarrow, David Regal Zarrow Addition Variant
22
Unknown Tilt
23
David Regal The Luck Test Bad poker hand placed face up in the middle of the deck, transforms into a royal flush
24
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut
24
David Regal Romeo & Juliet Packet trick where Romeo and Juliet escaped from their parents
26
Unknown Deck Flop
26
David Regal Over & Out Four Kings penetrate through the deck to fall on table, with selection between them
30
Tan Hock Chuan Tan Hock Chuan Cover Pass
Also published here 31
Frank Simon Convincing Control variation
31
David Regal Isolated Force Spectator touch card in spread, card is reversed in deck, in the process it is forced
Related to 33
David Regal A Favorite Effect with the Isolated Force Prediction card from blue deck matches card selected in red deck
Related to 34
David Regal Ten-Second Poker Spectator shuffles deck, deals himself a royal flush in Spades, re-dealing principle
35
David Regal The Wrong Ones Produce four Aces, then deck changes color (includes variation where deck goes back to new deck order as well)
  • Routine One
  • Routine Two
37
Piet Forton Piet Forton Production Swivel top card, flip face up and trap between two packets
Related to 38
John Benzais Benzais Spinout
39
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Piet Forton Ravelli Pop-out
39
Jerry K. Hartman Popover Move
40
David Regal Sending It Through Card goes through a series of changes when pushed sideways through the deck
Inspired by 43
David Regal Hailing the Great Discrepancy
46
David Regal Clean Cut Spectator cut to the Aces
47
David Regal For Marlo Selection placed with four of a kind travels to another four of a kind
Inspired byRelated to 49
Unknown Veeser Switch
50
David Regal Primate Spectator places two Kings on the deck, selection instantly appears between them
Inspired by 52
David Regal Swindle Transpo Signed card from red group of cards (sealed in envelope) travels to group of blue cards sealed in another envelope
54
David Regal In Praise of the Double Lift
57
David Regal The Oddity
57
David Regal John Hancock Signature jumps from card to card multiple times, blank card
58
David Regal The Joker Works Overtime Joker finds two selections, in the process changing into a duplicate of each selection
Inspired by 60
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move
60
David Regal Mental Transpo Ace of Spades "tells" magician what the selection is, then transposes with the selection, whisperer
63
David Regal There & Back Borrowed ring travels from under an inverted glass to another inverted glass under napkins, thread set-up on table
Related to
  • "Exclusive Magical Secrets" (Goldston, 1912, p. 46)
67
David Regal, Ken Krenzel There & Back as Coin Transposition under napkins on table
72
David Regal Got a Light? Two matchboxes perform a series of animations, drawers open and close by themselves, thread hook-up
73
David Regal Business Relocation Transposition of two business cards, folded into quarters and held by spectator and magician
Inspired by 77
David Regal Ace in the Hole Ace of Spades pulled out of and vanished into a "black hole" (black paper circle), card grows and shrinks in the process
80
David Regal Fool 'Em If You Got 'Em Box of cigarettes changes into box of chewing gum
83
David Regal Spot Remover Moving spots from side to side of a die, similar to Sack Dice Routine but with one die
86
David Regal Letter Perfect Spectator mixes stack of alphabet cards face up/down, the face down cards spell his/her name
88
David Regal My Best Friend Chop Cup routine involving mice under a cup, appearing cheese and final load of lots of fake mice
90
David Regal The Half Deal Doing a half deal - only deal off the face layer of a card as a transparent card, leaving a blank card, then print it back
97
Edward Marlo, David Regal K.M. Move with Reverse Fingering as fisible fusion
98
David Regal The Script
99
David Regal Pointing The Way three phased card under box routine, ending in pocket, using arrow on blank card
100
David Regal Jacket Edge Clip
100
S. W. Erdnase, Dai Vernon Bottom Palm
Related to
  • Vernon Bottom Palm in "Revelations"
101
David Regal Mystic Poker Spectator draws any royal flush card on a blank card, four other blank cards print to complete the royal flush
105
David Regal Lies Lie Detector premise for Between Your Palms
Inspired by 108
Unknown Step Glimpse
109
David Regal The Crystal Ball Blank card changes into two selections, then fades back to blank.
111
David Regal Houdini/Erdnase Change Handling fingers spread
112
Bob Hummer, Noel Stanton Pivot Change here credited to Hummer
113
Harry Lorayne Illogical Double Lift
113
David Regal This Is My Stop Magician predicts the card where spectator stops dealing at, prediction is etched onto glass mug that contains the deck
  • Normal Deck Version
  • Gimmicked Version
114
Unknown One Handed Bottom Deal
115
David Regal Unlimited Edition Examinable version of Limited Edition by Larry Jennings and Gordon Bean
116
David Regal Action Reverse top cards into center of deck, cut & one-handed fan cover
118
Larry Jennings Tabled Top Card Reversal Reversing the top card as the deck is spread on the table
119
David Regal I've Got Your Number Claim check vanishes, reappears stapled on selected card
120
David Regal Nailed! Two card transposition while one is stapled to a block of wood
123
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Turnover Switch
124
John Lovick The Reparation
Also published here 126
David Regal Pipped Off Knock off the pips of the Ten of Diamonds to get a blank card
126
David Regal Clearly Impossible (Sans Lap) Four coins pass visibly through a table when poured out of a clear glass
Inspired by 139
David Regal Clink Coin penetrates playing card and falls into a glass
145
Edward Marlo Rub-Back Vanish
145
David Regal Four Plus Four Visual Reverse Matrix, only four coins and four cards
147
Al Schneider Matrix Coin Steal
147
David Regal Poor Man's Wallet Dollar bill placed in paper "wallet", cut and restored
150
David Regal Found $ Two in the hand, one in the pocket routine with crumpled bills, then turn into twenty dollar bills
153
David Regal 4 1/2 Coins Across
155
Eric DeCamps Shell Pick-Up Move two coins apparently picked up from table, really shell nested and addition coin brought in
156
David Regal The Optical Shuttle credit information on "animated" shuffle passes
Also published here 157
David Regal 3 1/2 Coins Across
158
David Regal Han Ping Chien with shell
160
David Regal 2 1/2 Hanging Coins type of routine, three coins plucked out, vanished, and reappear
161
David Regal The Great Wall of China Chinese coin turns into wedding band
163
David Regal Optical Coin Climax Way of revealing jumbo coin under cards as a climax after a Matrix type effect
165
David Regal Down Under Assembly Ace Assembly
169
David Regal The Down-under Double see page 171 for applications
Also published here 169
David Regal Logical Assembly
172
David Regal Anywhere Assembly Ace Assembly, assemble in any packet spectator chooses
174
Dai Vernon Vernon's Stripout Addition
175
Barry Price Price's Stealth Switch Switch four for four cards
177
David Regal Streamlined Assembly (Minus One)
Inspired by 178
Daryl Martinez Rising Crime Display
Also published here 180
David Regal A Short Leap Four Kings rise from the bottom of a packet to the top, used as conclusion to any assembly sequence
182
David Regal True Blue Odd backed Ace Assembly with reverse kicker
183
David Regal Blues Progression Progressive Aces with odd backed Aces
  • Ken Krenzel's Alternative Handling
187
Dai Vernon Vernon Transfer
189
Ken Krenzel Pressure Hideout
191
Unknown Hinge Change Herrmann pass style
192
David Regal Gambit In A Box Prediction matches card that spectator draws, index on pad
197
David Regal Penny For Your Thoughts Penny chosen from a glass of pennies, magician can tell the date on the penny
199
David Regal The Fifty-Second Card Freely selected card from a red deck matches the missing card in a blue deck
201
David Regal Han Ping Chien with Cards
202
David Regal All Strung Out Predict the order of the color of beads strung on a string
203
David Regal A Strong Feeling Card that spectator deals and stops at matches prediction
208
David Regal An Occasional Miracle Magician predicts the order of five ESP cards arranged by the spectator
211
David Regal The Man With The X-Ray Eyes Four coins placed between two large slabs of marble. Any coin is secretly removed, the magician can tell which coin is removed
215
David Regal Sweet Tooth Spectator selects candy from a stack of cards, prediction is a bag of that selected candy in an envelope
218
David Regal Countdown Ace to Five of Hearts mixed up, magician predicts order of the cards
220
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
222
David Regal Perchance to Dream Magician predicts which word spectator will choose from a Shakespeare soliloquy from Hamlet
224
David Regal The Deja Vu Deck Card chosen from blank deck transforms into freely named card
233
David Regal Diamonds in the Rough on rough-smooth
233
David Regal Triple Vision three cards selected from red deck and placed into blue deck - matches prediction
Inspired byVariations 236
David Regal Photo Finish Handling of Mental Photography Deck
239
David Regal Pasteboard Massacre Magician cuts the deck literally in half to find selection, saws deck in half using a playing card
242
David Regal Flight of Fancy Card teleports from one deck to another, very fair
247
David Regal The Opener Magician pretends to start a torn and restored effect, then ends it by throwing paper into the air
250
David Regal With Thanks
253
David Regal In Closing... listing favorite tricks from "Star Quality"
254