Written by James G. Thompson Jr.

1972
Work of Various

165 pages (Stapled), published by Haines House of Cards
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(242 entries)

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James G. Thompson Jr. Foreword
i
John Braun Introduction
iii
James G. Thompson Jr. Neophyte's Delight chapter intro
1
Unknown Naming the Card naming chosen card
1
Unknown Pulse Reading divining card by feeling pulse
1
Unknown The Spectator names his Card card placed on spectator's hand
1
Unknown The Spread card is found in face-up spread
2
Unknown From the Voice spectator names cards in the deck, performer divines it
2
Howard Albright Lip Reading Test finger put on spectator's lip, card is divined
2
H. Adrian Smith A Different Ending performer stops spectator dealing at selection
3
Unknown Think Stop
3
Unknown From the Spectator's Pocket deck in spectator's pocket, card at named position
3
Unknown Top or Bottom spectator decides where card shall appear
3
Unknown Card Change no specific method
3
Frank Csuri Clipped card change, with paper clip
4
Unknown It was in My Pocket
4
Unknown Right About There card inserted next to selection
4
Unknown The Stabbed Card wrapped din newspaper
5
Henry Hardin Hindu Dream Variation cards in hat are mixed, performer removes selection
Also published here 5
Unknown, Theodore Annemann Flip-Over air pressure turnover, with Annemann variation
Also published here 5
Frank Dobrina Allez Oop "A Striking Card Discovery"
deck thrown on surface so it spreads, selection turns over via air pressure and slides to center
Also published here 6
Unknown Card on the Wall saliva
7
Unknown The Startler cards are knocked out of spectator's hand, selection remains
7
Arthur H. Buckley Surprise Card Thru the Case cards in case are knocked out of spectator's hand, selection remains
Also published here 7
Jack Merlin Spring Flourish Production selection is at place where spectator stops, springing cards from one hand to the other
Also published here 9
Unknown The Flying Card card sprung from hand to hand, selection jumps out
9
Unknown The Springing Cards cards are sprung into the air, chosen card is caught
9
Jimmy Connor Tap-A-Card mental spelling as performer taps on random card, selection at final letter
11
James G. Thompson Jr. Transuders and Peregrinators chapter intro
12
James G. Thompson Jr. The Ambitious Card short routine with Braue Pop-Up Card finish
12
C. M. Coles New Card Location selection appears on bottom of chosen pile
14
Unknown The Penetrating Card card through handkerchief and card case
14
Charles Waller Card Thru Plate
17
Unknown The the Magazine
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Joseph Ovette Ovette Master Move without credit
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James G. Thompson Jr. Through the Table bold lapping move
18
Eddie Joseph Gone Right Through card through table, with handkerchief
18
Unknown Traveling Cards Vanish hiding a card while running through the deck
19
Unknown Rub'er card transforms into selection and then vanishes, Rub-A-Dub-Dub vanish
19
John Scarne Mouthful
Also published here 20
Edward Marlo Card to Card Case
21
William H. McCaffrey Card in the Pocket signed
Related to 21
Tommy Dowd Card in the Pocket using Ovette Master Move
Also published here 22
Unknown Company for the Old Lady
24
Unknown Card in the Hat
25
Charles Waller A Bit of Card Tomfoolery
25
Sam H. Sharpe The Nervous Card card jumps from one packet into another next to selection
Also published here 25
Stewart James Psycho-Dyne dark room, card travels to chosen location
26
James G. Thompson Jr. My Crystal Please
28
Verne Chesbro Mentelimination missing card is named
28
Charles T. Jordan Clocking brief
29
Verne Chesbro Percepto selection divined in impressive manner while spectator looks at cards in his own hands
Also published here 29
Unknown Princess Card Trick
30
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Also published here 30
Al Baker, Audley Walsh Number Please two methods
Also published here 31
James G. Thompson Jr. Winged Thoughts code over phone
33
Theodore Annemann Call Me Up Sometime person calls during the show and names the card someone selected
36
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement
Also published here 37
Unknown Special Delivery
Related to 38
Paul Morris Nothing to Do assistant names selection, or position of selection in deck
39
U. F. Grant Mindreading with Any Assistant spectator finds chosen card, two methods
40
Unknown Card Reverse double lift and deck turnover
40
U. F. Grant Mindreading with Any Assistant No. 2 spectator divines chosen card, corner torn off
40
James G. Thompson Jr. Presto Spectator Prestidigitator! chapter intro
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Unknown Selected Card from Spectator's Pocket spectator removes selection from deck in his pocket
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Jack Merlin From the Pocket pack in spectator's pocket, he removes cards then the deck, only his card remains in the pocket
Also published here 41
Stewart Judah Favorite Card Trick card from row chosen, its value used to count down to selection
42
Unknown Card at Any Number first time it fails, re-deal
42
Henry Christ Stop When Ready
Also published here 43
Unknown Hilarious Finish to an Old Trick
44
Unknown At Second Spectator's Number using the glide
45
T. Page Wright The Three Numbers two named numbers, card is found at difference of named numbers
45
Unknown Torn Pack Location deck torn in half, two halves of selection found at named numbers
46
Stanley Collins Spectator's Guess
47
Unknown The Magic Thrust (I)
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Robert Brethen The Magic Thrust (II)
48
Sheldon Levy A Double Surprise with a kicker
48
Unknown Stop Me at Any Time cards are drawn back on deck, force
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Theodore Annemann Riffle Stop
49
Unknown Last Stop seven card stop force
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Theodore Annemann Spectator Deals and Stops spectator deals into performer's hand and stops, small packet bottom deal
50
Roger Montandon, Wait You're Crazier than I am! joke with invisible cards
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Unknown The Psychological Stop Trick
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Unknown Placement Control to the ninth position
51
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force Variation as Lynn Searles, portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over
52
Jack Merlin The Tip-Up Discovery spectator cuts to selection
Also published here 52
Richard Williams Perfect Card Force Variation cutting under handkerchief force
53
A. P. Johnson Card Hypnotism selection sticks to the wall
53
Jack Merlin Spectator Change spectator tries to change card by slapping on it, selection is found on the bottom, joke
Also published here 54
James G. Thompson Jr. Repeat Selection card dropped on the floor changes into selection
54
T. Page Wright A Lesson in Card Magic spectator performs trick with other spectator
55
Dr. Jacob Daley A Trick in Timing performer stops at selection
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James G. Thompson Jr. Wham! chapter intro
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Paul LePaul Flip
Also published here 60
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Laugh card sticks to back of hand
Also published here 60
R. M. Jamison You Didn't Notice It? selection is apparently a double facer, gag
61
Unknown The Kick-Back Discovery Cut 'Em. Thanks! gag, to reveal a card
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Unknown The Cards were Cut! card is cut gag, with a knife
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George G. Kaplan Surrealism "No" gag prediction, on piece of paper
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Richard Himber Try this for Size off beat prediction of position 14 3/4
Related toAlso published here
  • "Try This For Size" (Richard Himber, MUM, Sep. 1969)
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"Maury" Kains Come "Forth"
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Unknown Just an Old Chinese Custom chinese prediction, comedy
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U. F. Grant Underneath three cards put on floor
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Unknown Glide Gag stop trick with sucker element
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Baffles Brush Evens and Middles sucker trick, apparently card is among dealt cards
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Unknown Sucker Gag "the next card I turn over..."
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Unknown Indifferent Card Changes to Chosen Card
Related to 66
Bert Douglas My Ghost Card Trick
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H. Adrian Smith A Selected Card Revealed
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Jack Merlin Snap Change
Also published here 68
Unknown A Startling Transformation card is oujogged in deck, when cards are sprung from hand to hand, card transforms
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T. Page Wright, William Larsen A Mind Reading Interlude
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Unknown Chango nap over change
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Theodore Annemann A Card in Hand in spectator's hand
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R. M. Jamison Pulling a Fast One
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William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Card in Pocket Transposition card in pocket transposes with card at unknown position
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Unknown Deluxe Transposition at certain position
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E. Leslie May The "Elm" Card Change signed card in pocket transposes with card in deck
Also published here 74
Dai Vernon The Eight in the Side Pocket transpo in pocket
Also published here
  • "The Eight In The Side Pocket" (Dai Vernon, Genii, March 1941)
74
Charlie Miller The Delovely Delusion
75
T. Page Wright A Mistake But... two cards transform into cards which indicate suit and value
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Unknown Complaisant Card sucker element
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Orville Wayne Meyer Something Screwey sucker element, three spectators select same card, card ends up in pocket
78
James G. Thompson Jr. Not a Single Revelation chapter intro
80
Louis Comte Cards at the Fingertips similar to Hofzinser catch
80
Burger, Slayton Duplex Trick card in glass transformation, two cards
81
Doc Mifflin Double Barrel two card location, first card turns into second card
81
Theodore Annemann The Magic Thrust (III) with two cards
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James G. Thompson Jr. Mistake? off-beat two cards transposition, apparently finding wrong cards
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Al Baker Twin Souls two cards
Also published here 83
Unknown The Pack Vanishes all cards vanish except two selections
84
Unknown The Cards and the Pellets
84
Bruce Elliott The Expert at the Card Table stacking Aces and selections
Inspired by 85
Lu Brent Site-Unseen three selection are found by stabbing an unknown card reversed into the deck , cards next to the card and reversed card itself are selections
Also published here 86
Unknown Variation for a Force of Four Cards thought of numbers are dealt
87
Doc Mifflin Found - One Poker Hand chosen hand contains chosen poker hand, easy stacking
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Gerald Kosky Tattle-Tale
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James G. Thompson Jr. Not to the Manner Born chapter intro
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Unknown Card on the Ceiling
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Unknown Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card
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Unknown A Card Through the Plate
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Jimmy Grippo Clear Thru! handkerchief put on deck and corner folded in, selection penetrates the silk
Also published here 91
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
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Theodore Annemann The Walk Around Discovery cards distributed on floor and selection located
Also published here 93
James G. Thompson Jr. Pierced under newspaper
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James G. Thompson Jr. Under the Knife
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Eddie Joseph The Hooded Hew wrapped in napkin
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Eddie Joseph The Revolution rubber band around deck, selection is pushed out
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Unknown The Salt Trick deck divides at selected card
Also published here 96
Unknown Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope
Also published here 97
Theodore Annemann The Psychic Toothpick toothpick moves on its own
Also published here 98
Jack Vosburgh Clip paper clip vanishes and is found on selection in the deck
98
Frank Lane Not My Card
99
Chester Morris As a Result of an Error off-beat prediction, two pips of seven are missing to predict a five
100
Clayton Rawson The Cockeyed Cards joker always shows up and is torn up, then shows up again and pieces are now selection
Also published here 100
Eugene Laurant Torn and Restored Card pieces transform into bill, matching corner
102
Theodore Annemann Pocketbook Card card to ungaffed banded wallet, duplicate with subtle mark
Also published here 103
Unknown The Easy Card in Wallet
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Unknown A Card for Mercury
104
James G. Thompson Jr. The Last Word chapter intro
106
Eddie Joseph The Smacker
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Eddie Joseph The Renegade air-pressure turnover
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Eddie Joseph The Somersault cards land scattered on table except selection
106
Unknown With a Glass of Water divination using water
107
U. F. Grant The Fingerprint Discovery
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U. F. Grant The Marked Deck
107
U. F. Grant Silver Sleuth
108
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Cut with a Coin coin thrown in to the air and caught in the deck, next to selection
108
Jack Merlin Flying Indicator card lands next to selection
108
Unknown With Five Cards lots of dealing
109
Jack Merlin Fadeaway Cards plunger-pushing back forth a packet through deck until one remains
Also published here 109
Blois Houghton Sensitive Soul deck separates at selection when kicked on floor, crimp instead of salt
Also published here 110
Al Baker Nufind two key cards
Also published here 110
William H. McCaffrey Divination
111
Tom Osborne, Lu Brent Match It mates are produced
111
James G. Thompson Jr. Number Spell-Out
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Lawrence "Larry" Grey Spelling a Card as "Gray"
Also published here 113
Frank Squires Frank Squires' Speller answers to questions about selection are spelt out, selection shows up
Also published here 114
Frederick Braue Frank Squires' Speller with any Card answers to questions about selection are spelt out, selection shows up
114
Unknown Spectator's Name Spell
115
Unknown The Reversed Card slop shuffle triumph
116
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Also published here 116
Laurie Ireland, Jess Kelly A Pantomime Card Location
117
Audley Walsh Two invisible hair attached to deck, one card rises and is levered again
Also published here 118
Franklin M. Chapman Under Cover card turns over and rises
119
Unknown Little Finger Rising Card
120
Jack Merlin Eerie Card Rise from behind, bent
Also published here 120
Eddie Joseph The Jumping Location saliva, card shoots out of deck
122
Unknown "Snap It" card snapped out of hat
123
Clayton Rawson Magic Shuffle Variation cards shuffled face up into face down, cards found together
123
Orville Wayne Meyer The Fingers sandwich behind back, two cards inserted face up into deck
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J. B. Bobo The Card Between
Also published here 125
Paul Morris The Prisoner Can't Escape
126
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Murder Mystery with Cards
127
Theodore Annemann The Aces and the Criminal aces sandwich selection
Related to 128
Paul Morris Are You Sure? instead of the chosen card, four Jacks are found. Chosen card appears in the end
Also published here 129
Louis Lam Miraculous selection travels from handkerchief-wrapped deck between rubber banded four aces
Also published here 131
Jack Merlin The Royal Finders selection ends up between the two black kings
Also published here 132
Clayton Rawson Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket
Also published here 134
Unknown The Top Card Knows value of top card is used to find selection
136
Tom Sellers Up and Down with dealing cards face-up and face-down
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Edward Marlo Divining Hanky handkerchief finds card by bending its corner by itself to identify it
Also published here 136
Harlan Tarbell By Touch Alone cards are divined by producing cards of matching value and suit
137
L. Vosburgh Lyons Last Chance Tantalizer
Also published here 138
Stuart Robson Last Touch last card is selection
Also published here 138
James G. Thompson Jr. Lie Detector Variation
139
Jack Vosburgh The Awful Truth
Variations 139
Theodore Annemann The Tune Detective card found by dealing to selected song lyric / beat
Also published here 140
Theodore Annemann The Clumsy Performer cards fall out of performer's hand until chosen card remains
140
W. A. Flaig Watchful Queen Variation whispering queen names card next to selection
141
Unknown The Captain Card cards in hat are dropped out, selection remains in hat
141
Norman Ashworth Before the Eyes Variation message on paper becomes name of selection when wiping over it
Related to 142
Jack Vosburgh My Number Your Card
143
James G. Thompson Jr. Call Your Hand Variation performer's poker hand contains four Aces and selection
Inspired by 144
Unknown Thumbnail Measuring
Related to 144
Edward Marlo The Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in hat, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Also published here 145
James G. Thompson Jr. Guess Your Card two cards are divined
146
U. F. Grant Finale
146
James G. Thompson Jr. Means to the End chapter intro
147
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson Force Get Ready charlier pass for bringing card to center
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Unknown Forcing
148
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson Glimpse while shuffling
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James G. Thompson Jr. From 1 to 10 bringing card to a desired number
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Unknown Placing Card any Number Above Ten from Top of Pack
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George G. Kaplan Discovery
151
Unknown Card Control to Top or Bottom throw jog
153
Unknown Top Glimpse bubble glimpse
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Unknown Bottom Glimpse buckle
154
Doc Mifflin Mifflin False Riffle Shuffle waterfall in the hands, strip out
154
Unknown Fast Shuffle to Retain Top Stock
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Unknown False Shuffle to Retain Bottom Stock
157
Unknown False Cut
157
Unknown The Slip Cut
157
Unknown The Mexican Turnover
158
Unknown The Glide
158
Unknown One Hand Charlier Pass
159
Unknown Palming the Card brief
160
Unknown Standard Color Change unloading palmed card
161
Doc Mifflin Reversing the Bottom Card while preparing for a riffle shuffle
161
Unknown Preparing for the Double Lift
162
Unknown Thumb Count
163
James G. Thompson Jr. In Conclusion
164