Written by Eugene Burger

1997
Work of David Solomon

233 pages (Hardcover), published by Pro Print
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(86 entries)

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David Solomon Acknowledgements
6
David Solomon Foreword
9
Eugene Burger Introduction
13
David Solomon Steinmeyer's Nine Card Problem with Seven Cards
Inspired by
  • "Nine Card Problem" (Jim Steinmeyer, MAGIC, May 1993)
Related to
  • "Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, New Invocation #43, Feb. 1988)
Variations
19
David Solomon A Telephone Mystery telephone version
21
Bob Brown Bob Brown's Addition a follow-up phase, spelling comedy phrases
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Magical Miscellany II" (Bob Brown, 1995)
22
David Solomon Four The Hard Way Ace, Two, Three turn face up one by one, the Four doesn't turn face up, then change to Four Aces, the Four is found in the deck
Also published here 23
Edward Marlo Deep Face Up Switch
24
David Solomon Bottom Deal Spread Count
25
David Solomon Cutting Ten packets cut off deck by spectators who should aim for ten cards, top cards turn out to be the Tens
Also published here 27
Edward Marlo Thumb Across Palm
Also published here 28
Edward Marlo Spider Replacement
29
Ken Simmons Cut Force spectator cuts into break
Related to
  • "Guarded Secrets Revealed" (Ken Simmons, 1988)
29
David Solomon No Palm Cards Across
30
Edward Marlo The Sail Count from deck to table
31
Edward Marlo Covered False Count
32
Edward Marlo, David Solomon Under-the-Spread Force Handling see also p. 35
32
David Solomon Three Indicators three unknown cards on table and two selections, when selection is added to cards, they're shown to be four-of-a-kind, repeated with second selection
VariationsAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 1993
34
David Solomon A, 2, 3, 4 Through Kings Ace through Four penetrate Kings packet
Inspired by 38
Dai Vernon Wedge Cull Displacement
38
David Solomon Diamond Cut Diamond with two selections
Also published here 42
Edward Marlo Flexible Crimping Technique bottom left corner
42
David Solomon, Eugene Burger On David Bendix short interview
45
David Solomon Dunbury Delusion Revisited
Also published here 48
Edward Marlo Buffaloed bluff display of top two cards
50
David Solomon Four For Four Squared Ace, Two, Three and Four rise to top of packet after distributed among the cards, repeat in spectator's hands
Also published here 53
David Solomon Wedge Addition
54
David Solomon Cannibals only two cannibal cards
Also published here 58
David Solomon Jacks In The Box black Jacks put in case, they transpose with red Jacks outside box and a previous selection appears between the now red Jacks in box
Inspired by
  • early version in MUM, August 1977
65
David Solomon Slider Card to facilitate culling next card
65
Edward Marlo Drop Addition from deck to tabled packet
Also published here
  • New Tops, Jan. 1967
66
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display
66
David Solomon Miscall Collectors
69
David Solomon Poker Pair Aces on top and Deal, repeat with Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by 73
Edward Marlo Unit Upjog Addition
73
David Solomon, Eugene Burger, Danny Orleans Cigarette Or Pencil Through Signed Card using Solomon/England gaff
  • Eugene Burger's Presentation
  • David Solomon's Routine
  • Danny Orleans' Presentation
79
David Solomon Business Card Prediction prediction printed on business card, "trick that cannot be explained" type procedure for the force
Also published here 87
Eugene Burger Solomon's Oil And Water Routines "An Introduction"
90
David Solomon Million Dollar Oil and Water 4&4, three phases
Also published here 93
David Solomon A Small Color Collision 4&4, one gaffed card
98
David Solomon Technicolor Oil And Water 4&4, gaffed card with divided face
101
Eugene Burger "Is Seeing Believing?" presentation for Oil & Water plot
105
David Solomon Unhappy Student (A, 2, 3, 4 Exchange) with Travelers kicker, three double facers
Also published here 107
David Solomon Double Surprise Rising Card dental dam between cards gaff
Variations 116
Gary Plants An Alternate Handling dental dam between cards gaff, faro loading
Inspired by 119
David Solomon Full-Face Universal Card Joker changes into three selections one after the other
121
David Solomon Switching Envelope with window cut out
121
David Solomon Odd Backed Aces To The Fourth Power every Ace has a different back, red/blue double backer
Inspired by 128
David Solomon Open Travelers with Ace through Four, divided card
Also published here 132
Arthur Finley Tent Vanish
132
David Solomon, Steve Draun S/D Location key starts 20th from top, quarter cut off and shuffled, top card remembered, another packet cut off and put on top, this packet examined by performer
Variations 137
David Solomon, Eugene Burger On Steve Draun
137
David Solomon Hotel, Motel, Holiday Inn using six cards, story presentation
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 1991
141
Richard Kaufman Hotel Mystery Credit Information
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 1991
141
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico Spread
142
David Solomon Right-Handed Triumph faced deck, biased pressure fan
Also published here 145
David Solomon Immediate Ace Assembly And Climax Ace Assembly, then Ace of Spades cut in deck and other three Aces put with the piles, Aces all gather in deck
148
David Solomon Deep Block Addition
148
David Solomon Sandwich Trilogy routine of three sandwiches
Also published here 152
Edward Marlo Dribble Clip Steal covered side steal during dribble
152
David Solomon A Simple Toss biddle trick, card found in deck at position of other four cards added
Inspired by 156
Edward Marlo Deep Face Up Switch
157
David Solomon Devilish Deuces Wild Sandwich wrong card appears between two Jokers, it vanishes and reappears in deck and correct card is now sandwiched
Inspired byVariations 159
Edward Marlo Crimp and Faro Control
Also published here
  • MUM, 1957, part of "Dunbury Delusion"
160
David Solomon The Hotel Put-On spoof version of Hotel Trick with four quartets
163
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal brief, small packet
164
David Solomon Double-Cross Departure
Also published here 167
Edward Marlo, David Solomon The Trick That Fooled Solomon four Aces put in different parts of the deck, deck spread and Aces are reversed together in center, two methods (Marlo and Solomon)
170
David Solomon On Ed Marlo
170
Edward Marlo, David Solomon Push-In Shift Handling
Also published here 175
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico Multiple Shift
177
David Solomon Succession Aces ungaffed
Inspired by
  • "Strolling Cow Aces" (Dr. Sawa's Library of Magic, 1988)
Variations
178
Ernest Earick Little Finger Break Transfer as a packet is turned over, see also p. 191
179
David Solomon The More You Know, The Harder You Fall spectator cuts off pile, remembers bottom card, shuffles pile and puts it in center of rest, two Jokers shuffled in deck and sandwich selection
Variations 185
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange as sandwich is placed on table one by one
186
David Solomon Reverse Assembly With A, 2, 3, 4
Inspired by 190
David Solomon Post-it Prediction prediction on post-it note on red-backed Joker, put in blue-backed card by performer next to the prediction, red/blue double backer
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Sept. 1992
196
David Solomon One Gaff Makes The Observation Test
198
Edward Marlo Covered Bottom Deal brief
200
David Solomon Breaking Up Ad-Jacent spectator stabs odd-backed card next to two selections one by one
Inspired by 203
David Solomon, Eugene Burger On Simon Aronson
204
David Solomon, Edward Marlo Stripped Cheek To Cheek
207
David Solomon Second Power Poker & Lead-In Aces travel to top, odd-backed Aces stacked in deck, transform into Royal Flush (that now has odd backs) and others get good hands (Power Poker originally Talisman 1/11)
Also published here 210
David Solomon Card To Case Ace through Eight, chosen value travels to case, duplicate
Inspired by 214
David Solomon, Eugene Burger A Final Conversation on Ed Marlo and other things
218
David Solomon About David Solomon
232