Written by John F. Mendoza

1983
Work of Various

194 pages (Hardcover), published by Geo-Mar Publications
Illustrated with drawings by Paul Daly.
Language: English

(64 entries)

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Gene DeVoe Foreword
i
John F. Mendoza Introduction
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John F. Mendoza Francis Pelkey
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Francis Pelkey Xerox three cards chosen from blue deck, red-backed card changes into each one one by one, then selections's backs become red as well
Variations 1
Unknown Alignment Move
2
John F. Mendoza Michael Gerhardt
5
Michael J. Gerhardt Tabled Ascanio Spread lay-down technique after Ascanio Spread
5
Michael J. Gerhardt D'Amico Spread Flourish
9
Michael J. Gerhardt Color Changing Deck four Queens cut to, they catch selection, Queens change back color, rest of deck as well
13
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Display
15
Unknown Omega Count five as five
19
Michael J. Gerhardt, Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count Variation
23
John F. Mendoza Jamy Swiss
27
Jamy Ian Swiss The Most Difficult Card Trick in the World Part II follow-up, card first tossed in air and caught between two selections, then repeat where card is tossed into tabled deck
Inspired byRelated to 27
Unknown Ribbon Spread Hide-Out
29
Jamy Ian Swiss Swiss Movement one duplicate
Inspired by 30
John F. Mendoza Dan O'Donoghue
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Dan O'Donoghue Miracle Card to Box folded
45
Unknown Switching the Card jogged glide
48
Dan O'Donoghue Palming the Card at table edge, details unclear
48
Dan O'Donoghue Folding the Card into sixth in palm in several steps while sitting
49
John F. Mendoza Bernard Bilis
59
John F. Mendoza, Bernard Bilis Calculated Triumph small packet cut off, selection made and returned, deck shuffled face-up and face-down, all one way except sandwich in center with selection, sandwich cards total cut-off packet
Inspired byVariations 59
John F. Mendoza Geoffrey Latta
69
Geoffrey Latta Four What? four Aces change into selection one by one, then into Kings
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Unknown Le Temps Switch called "Hamman Switch"
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Geoffrey Latta Topsy Turvy Surprise Plus combined with with matching the cards
Inspired by 79
Edward Marlo Marlo Slip Cut
82
Jerry Andrus Riffle Shuffle Lap uncredited
86
Geoffrey Latta Riffle Shuffle Reverse Handling
90
John F. Mendoza Paviato Aurelio
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Aurelio Paviato Impromptu Reverse Matrix four cards
93
Unknown Coin Steal as card is put on top
95
Derek Dingle, Al Schneider Pick-up Move
98
Unknown Card Turnover with Coin underneath
99
Jean Faré Shovel Move coin is scooped up with card and put in other hand
102
Aurelio Paviato Cutting the "Coins" Aces cut to and tabled, coin appears under each Ace
Related to 105
John F. Mendoza Jim Kahlert
113
Jim Kahlert Marked Aces All Gone ungaffed MacDonald's Aces with cards that have obvious marks on their backs
Inspired by 113
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety
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John F. Mendoza Richard Vollmer
121
Richard Vollmer The Strasbourg Waltz Aces twist, change places and transform into Eights
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 121
Unknown Wrist Turn Reverse small packet
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Bernard Bilis Snapping Move first finger snaps top card so it springs forward
Related to 125
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Mystery of the 7 Suspects sandwich cards surround seven cards, down-under-deal to arrive at card, its value is counted down in rest of deck to find selection, faro
Variations 127
John F. Mendoza Mirko Ferrantini
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Mirko Ferrantini Split Silver silver dollar is split into two half dollars
133
John F. Mendoza Phillippe Warein
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Phillippe Warein Coins and Glass four coins to glass one by one, extra coin
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Phillippe Warein Four Ace Discoveries
143
John F. Mendoza Ray Mertz
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Ray Mertz R.M. Triumph
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Unknown Step Fan
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Derek Dingle, Lou Gallo Triumph Cutting Display
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Ray Mertz Hole Coin/Whole Coin penny with hole in silk, half dollar in hand, the hole transposes into half dollar
Inspired by
  • "Hugs & Kisses" (Al Schneider)
154
John F. Mendoza Paul Sorrentino
161
Paul Sorrentino Boxcards case that can produce things like four dice after full deck has been removed from it
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John F. Mendoza John F. Mendoza
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John F. Mendoza The Strange 20 Card Coincidence some cards dealt, dealt packets, selection and prediction make up a royal flush
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John F. Mendoza Impromptu Tunnel duplicate
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John F. Mendoza The Scorpion Gemini Count
Inspired byVariations 180
John F. Mendoza Bro. John Hamman
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Brother John Hamman The Universal Trio three odd-backed cards put on three selection one by one and change to matching four-of-a-kind
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Gaëtan Bloom One-Card Card Castle card stand on its edge, uncredited
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