Written by Harry Lorayne

2001
Work of Harry Lorayne

644 pages (Hardcover), published by Harry Lorayne, Inc.
Illustrated with drawings by Shaun Robison.
Language: English

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Harry Lorayne Foreword "Their collective attitude is that this is a 'book for the ages'! Some remarked that it has to be the most valuable book on card magic to appear within at least the last sixty years." xiii
Harry Lorayne Up Front xvii
Unknown The Center Hindu Shuffle stock control xvii
Unknown The Overhand Jog Shuffle xvii
Harry Lorayne To The Point four Aces on table, one pointed to, three cards on top, others lost in deck, assemblyInspired byAlso published here 3
Frederick Braue Braue Secret Addition and switch 3
Harry Lorayne It's Not Easy To Lie card selected from nine-card packet with down/under deal, card from remaining eight cards thought-of, lie detector, original selection used to count down to find itInspired by 9
Harry Lorayne Double Down Under Location location of two cards with down-under deal 13
Harry Lorayne That's The Truth! small packetInspired byAlso published here 15
Harry Lorayne Those Cutting Edges two in-the-hands false cut, starting with center swivel cut, variations with table 23
Harry Lorayne Many Cuts multiple to-the-table false cut, also as a cut control 29
Harry Lorayne Swivel, Kick, Push-Up triple-cut revelation of selection, left thumb drags out selection 35
Harry Lorayne Up-The-Ladder "Spread" Cut 39
Harry Lorayne Cut Control To Palm action palm during to-table-cut sequence 41
Harry Lorayne Dig This "I have as many cards as you, plus...", Royal Flush kicker 45
Harry Lorayne An Impossible Location 49
Harry Lorayne New Red/Black Shuffle with in-the-hands variation in AfterthoughtsInspired by 49
Harry Lorayne Royal HaLo four Ace cutting, count-down with indicator with final Ace, Royal Flush kickerInspired by 57
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut 57
Unknown Slip Shuffle 59
Harry Lorayne The Spread/Gather Reverse top card turned over during ribbon-spread turnover on tableRelated to 61
Harry Lorayne Doublocation locating two selection with randomly selected indicator cards, improInspired by 67
Harry Lorayne Color (Not So) Quickie Inspired by 71
Unknown All Alike Display hindu 72
Harry Lorayne Angle Ribbon Spread step, credit claim in AfterthoughtsRelated to 75
Harry Lorayne "Slip"pery Sandwich detective finds two selection on either side, reverse sandwich 79
Harry Lorayne Slip-Shuffle 3-Card Control 79
Harry Lorayne "Slip"pery Four-of-a-Kind named card locates its three mates 82
Harry Lorayne Pretty Strong spectator removes three cards and remembers one of them, all shuffled back, card located, one of threeRelated toVariationsAlso published here 85
Unknown Alignment Move 87
Harry Lorayne Bonus "Slip"pery Handlings - "Extra-Run" Slip Shuffle (controlling four cards)
- "Double Slip"
- Overhand Stacking application
91
Harry Lorayne Four-Ace Lead-In selection ends up in middle of the four Aces, not reversed 94
Harry Lorayne Stop Me, Please performer does continuous cuts, spectator stops him, selection is there, also as four-Ace revelation 97
Unknown Two-Card Toss 99
Harry Lorayne Double Toss Change two-card catch action as two-card switch, Jinx dynamics
- Double Ambition application
- two Aces change color two times (Tens Routine)
101
Harry Lorayne Snappier Flush quick Royal Flush production, two Two-Card TossesInspired byRelated to 105
Harry Lorayne Transposition Position no duplicate, with John Scarne's glass stagingInspired by 111
Harry Lorayne The Gambling Magician Ace of Spades riffle stacked one card down at a time, then rises back to top 115
Unknown Stevens Control Variation 117
Harry Lorayne The Magical Gambler Inspired by
  • Paul Gordon effect
121
Edward Marlo Simple Shift 122
Harry Lorayne Mental Vibrations spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no), with lead-in effectInspired by 129
Harry Lorayne Greatest Card Handler Of All Aces lost in sixteen-card packet, then spelled out, two selections found as wellRelated to 133
Unknown Faro Slough-Off 134
Harry Lorayne Easier Aces Aces lost in sixteen-card packet, then spelled out 141
Harry Lorayne Simple(?) Ace Revelation 143
Harry Lorayne Illogical Double Lift 143
Unknown Thumb Push-Up Revelation dragging out card with thumb from center 146
Harry Lorayne Goin' Fishin' pop-out production using HaLo Cut 147
Harry Lorayne Surprisingly Good four Ace revelation, HaLo Cut application, Somersault Revelation 151
Harry Lorayne Royal Re-Crossing Royal Flush revelationInspired by 157
Harry Lorayne A Simple Thing spelling to any named card, impromptu 161
Harry Lorayne Can It be? four-card repeat, selection and Royal Flush finale 165
Harry Lorayne The Unique Peek Marlo's Incomplete-Faro Control, controlling to twenty-seventh position, spelling application 169
Harry Lorayne Unique Peek #2 faro sandwich after incomplete faro control 173
Harry Lorayne Unique Peek #3 locator card ends up between two selections via incomplete faro control 175
Harry Lorayne Unique Peek #4 card found with Reverse Faro Ending 177
Harry Lorayne Unique Peek #5 naming card selected from incomplete faro peek, or finding it or its mate 179
Harry Lorayne Unique Peek "Killer" making an incomplete faro peek a challenge location 181
Harry Lorayne "Killer" Bonus card found with Reverse Faro Ending 183
Harry Lorayne Magnetic Pull selection travels next to reversed card, optional sandwich follow-up 185
Harry Lorayne An Ear Full of Cider cider quote presentation, selection spins out of deck 191
Harry Lorayne Lorayne Spin card spins out of deck 192
Harry Lorayne My Second Keeper, Cont'd keeping card at second position during shuffles
- card changes into selection
- Reverse Faro Ending
- counting down to selection
Inspired by 199
Harry Lorayne A Much Better Chance Power Poker type, no bottom deals, spectator always gets Royal FlushRelated toAlso published here 205
Harry Lorayne Two Over Easy 4&4Inspired by
  • Gabi Pareras idea
209
Harry Lorayne Another Snappy Flush quick Royal Flush productionInspired byRelated to 215
Harry Lorayne Ultra Double Ambition using ultra move 219
Unknown Tilt 219
Harry Lorayne Two Ambitious 223
Harry Lorayne Foursome Fourall impromptu all-of-a-kindInspired by 227
Harry Lorayne Harreverse Also published here 227
Harry Lorayne Two By Two two reversed cards in deck change into selection 235
Harry Lorayne, Doug Edwards Quick And Easy selection lost, spectator cuts deck in five heaps, top cards taken, Reverse Faro Ending to locate it 239
Harry Lorayne Dried-Out Sloppy Card Trick selection appears on named number up to ten, without salivaInspired by 243
Harry Lorayne Dealer Wins Extension Daley's Last type transpo, Royal Flush kickerInspired by 247
Unknown “Underground” Double Turnover bottom two cards of three-card packet 248
Harry Lorayne Take Five five cards touched and outjogged, down-under-deal, remaining card matches predictionRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • 1980 Lecture Notes (Harry Lorayne)
253
Harry Lorayne Push-In Strip-Out Switch outjogged cards pivoted out and put on top, see also p. 266 for tabled variation 254
Harry Lorayne Mate Finger Via Take Five five cards removed from spread, two reversed, they are matesInspired by 259
Harry Lorayne Catch A Royal spectator touches five cards in spread, they're pivoted out and shown to be Royal FlushInspired byRelated toAlso published here 263
Harry Lorayne Direct Collect three unknown cards between Aces turn out to be later selectionsInspired byAlso published here 269
Harry Lorayne One From Five Marlo subtlety beginning 273
Harry Lorayne Good-Sequence Sandwich 277
Harry Lorayne The Lorayne Secret Addition Braue Addition Variation 281
Harry Lorayne Still Your Choice Inspired byVariations 283
Harry Lorayne I Love Challenges cleaner endingInspired by 289
Harry Lorayne Triple Take card at thought-of position remembered, faro, poker deal, card at thought-of position in one of the hands, Royal Flush kickerInspired by
  • "Double Take" (Brother John Hamman, Genii, February 2001)
Also published here
297
Harry Lorayne New Sandwich Also published here 301
Harry Lorayne Old Sandwich Inspired by 305
Harry Lorayne, Jed B. Smith Discrepancy Sandwich Inspired byAlso published here 311
Harry Lorayne Counted Out selection appears in middle of four-card packet, with five-as-four countInspired byVariationsAlso published here 315
Harry Lorayne Incredibly Sweet Four-Card Change four indifferent cards change into four Aces, multiple switch handlingsInspired by 321
Harry Lorayne Overhand-Run Control reversing the top few cards in overhand shuffle sequenceRelated to 329
Harry Lorayne The Family Unit all court cards, marriage effect with the packetInspired by 333
Charlier Charlier Shuffle brief 333
Harry Lorayne The Broken Count two spectators remember cards at their thought-of numbers, controlled to fifth from top and bottom, impro from thereInspired by 339
Harry Lorayne Magician's Choice one out of five 342
Harry Lorayne To An Extreme magician's choice for one out of ten 345
Harry Lorayne Pleasing Combination two card location with Reverse Faro Ending and down-under dealAlso published here 349
Harry Lorayne Center-"Feel'd" Catch also with double card for two-card revelation routineRelated to 355
Unknown Gambler's Cop 355
Harry Lorayne Spelling Instructions spelling a long sentence through deck, selection is actually in pocketInspired by 361
Harry Lorayne Absolutely Impossible Location 365
Harry Lorayne Tally-Ho Extended four Aces as kicker, Royal Flush variationInspired byVariations 369
Harry Lorayne The Amazing Court-Card Trick one of twelve chosen cards chosen, it matches named (by magician) picture card selection, other eleven cards are other court cardsInspired by
  • "Famous Jack of Spades Trick" (Aldo Colombini)
Variations
375
Unknown The Hop off the Bottom bold switch, Jinx type 377
Harry Lorayne Six Ways And Means 379
Frederick Braue Braue Reversal 380
Harry Lorayne Jacks Are Better four Jacks are found instead of selection, then selectionVariations 383
Harry Lorayne The Lorayne Force under-the-fan force 385
Harry Lorayne My Favorite Card two spectators have half the deck each, cut off cards and count, digits added, remember a card at that position, located, faro 391
Harry Lorayne A Spell of Whether spectator cuts deck in four piles, counts one and remembers card at that position after adding digits, later spelled to, faro 395
Harry Lorayne Double Whammy spectator cuts off half the deck, counts the cards, adds digits and remembers cards at position, repeat phase 399
Harry Lorayne The Real Work two-card location, do as I do styleInspired by 403
Harry Lorayne (R)Evolutionary card in spread chosen, shown with right hand, transferred to left hand and thumped to table, Transfer Second Deal, then lappedInspired by 411
Harry Lorayne Platinum Discrepancy two halves, spectator and performer select a card from each which goes reversed in other half, matesAlso published here 417
Harry Lorayne Delayed Braue Reverse card pushed into deck half-way through 418
Harry Lorayne Better Overhand-Shuffle Stack Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 421
Harry Lorayne Down And Dirty convincing control into cop (called "Rear Palm" here), to pocket application, two handlings 427
Harry Lorayne Kingly Loc-Ace-Tion Aces are lost and spelled to, then Kings are found as well, faroInspired by 433
Harry Lorayne Killer Sandwich chosen card sandwiched and place in center, Ace of Spades lost, Ace now sandwiched and selection in pocketInspired by 437
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Cop 439
Harry Lorayne Epitome Location, Junior packet with value zero removed, spectator pockets one card, deck combined, performer looks through and removes three-of-a-kind that matches, handling variations 443
Harry Lorayne Mated Updated spectator finds two mates by putting cards next to them in deckInspired byRelated to 451
Harry Lorayne Quick Mate cut production, showing that card is not on top or bottom before
- HaLo Thumb Drag
455
Harry Lorayne One Extra Little Maneuver slop shuffle Triumph 457
Harry Lorayne Optically Controlled illogical cut control, showing that card is not on top and bottom, with Convincing Control addition and pocket finaleInspired by 463
Harry Lorayne Billustrious bills are put next to Aces during deal onto table, Royal Flush kicker, Gemini TwinsInspired by 467
Harry Lorayne That's Impossible automatic placement procedure, then brought to any named numberVariations 471
Harry Lorayne So Is This! faro 477
Harry Lorayne Alternative Blackjack Jacks placed on top of Aces and squeezed, instantly dealt off in pairsInspired by 479
Harry Lorayne Darn! I Couldn't... four Tens on table, three cards on each, CATO ("leave or reverse"), Aces are only cards reversed cards in the endRelated to
  • "Automatic Ace Triumph" (Kuniyasu Fujiwara, Genii, May 2000)
Variations
485
Harry Lorayne A Couple of Pages sixteen cards mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predictedInspired by 489
Harry Lorayne Symbiotic sixteen cards shuffled face-up/face-down, Aces are only cards reversed at the end, faro 493
Harry Lorayne Spur of the Moment two selections are only reversed cards in packet after CATO procedureInspired by 495
Harry Lorayne Another Moment CATO procedure with twelve-card packet, reversed cards at end are known, or total predicted, or... 499
Harry Lorayne Poker From Blackjack blackjack/Royal Flush themed packet trickInspired by 503
Harry Lorayne Six-as-Five Display 505
Harry Lorayne Flabbergast Ten of Spades and Ace of Spades lost face-up in deck, they sandwich three cards, Royal Flush, faro 507
Harry Lorayne Your Favorite Card quick throw-away transpositionAlso published here 513
Harry Lorayne Numero Uno number up to twenty names, that many cards cut off by performer, selection at that positionRelated to
  • 1980 Lecture Notes (Harry Lorayne)
515
Harry Lorayne My Cup of Tea Inspired by 519
Harry Lorayne Slip-Cut Alternate cover pass false cut as slip cut replacement 523
Harry Lorayne A Cutting Spectator pick-up from wrong packetsInspired by 527
Harry Lorayne Think Only one of nine, OOSOOM 531
Unknown Bottom Card Glimpse all-around square up 535
Harry Lorayne Think Again OOSOOM, no-shuffle distribution of possibilities 539
Harry Lorayne Block HaLo Cut block bottom slip cut 540
Harry Lorayne Poker Power pick-a-card poker with face-up cards, Aces or Royal Flush kicker, faro 543
Harry Lorayne More Poker Power Cull Down Variation to back instead of bottom, jog and strip outInspired byVariations 547
Harry Lorayne Pied Piper two selections and "pied piper card" turn over, deck momentarily under table 551
Harry Lorayne Really Quick 557
Harry Lorayne Universal Reversal cutting sequenceAlso published here 558
Harry Lorayne Miraculous Coincidence five cards chosen, one of those reversed, matches previously removed prediction, miscallInspired by
  • Randy Wakeman effect
561
Harry Lorayne Braue Reversal Variation 562
Harry Lorayne A Far Cry one of five cards thought of, others change to AcesInspired by 567
Harry Lorayne Hokus Pokus four Ace productionInspired by 571
Harry Lorayne Hokus Pokus Royal Royal Flush productionInspired by 577
Harry Lorayne Illogical Double Lift Variation switching one of two cards 577
Harry Lorayne The Great Divide named quartet removed, it is used to separate deck into colors, updated handlingInspired by 579
Harry Lorayne The Bridge Divide spades deal, faro, Great Divide 585
Harry Lorayne Location Divide one suit every fourth card, one card moved and located 587
Harry Lorayne Divide For A Spell using deal jog to set up for spellingRelated to 591
Harry Lorayne Red-Black (Divide) Location divided deck riffle glimpseInspired by 595
Harry Lorayne Point And Divide number from twenty to twenty-five names, that many cards counted off, two piles made, specator moves a cards from pile to pile, found, pointer and non-pointer cards 597
Harry Lorayne Divide And Conquer three cards chosen and located 603
Harry Lorayne Special Bonus Rising Crime assembly with Jacks, then Aces show up and deck is separated in reds and blacksVariations 609
Unknown Rising Crime Display 611
Harry Lorayne Rising Crime Display Variation 613
Harry Lorayne Bonus Royale Royal Flush productionInspired by 615
Harry Lorayne Beyond Belief several anti-faros with about half the deck, Royal Flush and Twos producedInspired byVariations 621
Harry Lorayne Beyond Belief Relief several anti-faros with about half the deck, Royal Flush and Twos produced, faroInspired by 627
Harry Lorayne What A M-E-S! "Memory Estimation Sleight-of-hand"
shuffled deck, card removed (force), divined after dealing deck into four piles, one of each value in each pile, memory demonstrations, all four-of-a-kinds together, faro
Inspired by
  • "Mexican Solitaire" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem)
Related toVariations
631
Harry Lorayne Last Word 643