Written by Philip T. Goldstein
Work of Philip T. Goldstein
140 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Ton Onosaka
Language: English
103 entries
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Stephen Minch Foreword
Philip T. Goldstein Introduction
Philip T. Goldstein Overture black Aces sandwich reversed red Aces, they transpose
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Overture" in "Genii" March, 1981. P. 158.
Jordan Cotler Jordan Count
Dai Vernon Through-the-Fist Flourish
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
Philip T. Goldstein No-Gaff Differential four Aces transform into Kings
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Jerry K. Hartman, Philip T. Goldstein Secret Subtraction Variation
Single Buckle Spread
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread brief
Philip T. Goldstein Snap Differential four Aces transform into Kings
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Sleeve Change
Philip T. Goldstein Transfourmation Aces transform into Kings, then backs change too
Inspired byAlso published here 12
Edward Marlo ATFUS
Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count
Philip T. Goldstein Vicinity small packet of cards turn into three selections then into four Aces
Also published here
  • "Vicinity" in "Linking Ring", February 1984.
Diminishing Lift Sequence
Philip T. Goldstein Twisted Location with finding a selection as a kicker
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Philip T. Goldstein Snap Collectors Snap Differential with collectors finale
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Dai Vernon Tilt
Slip Cut
Philip T. Goldstein Third Degree Ace to Three on top of deck instantly distribute, Ace is one card away from first selection, Two is two cards away, ...
VariationsAlso published here
  • "3rd Degree" in "New Tops" August, 1980. P. 43.
Philip T. Goldstein Choice Flesh three cards interlaced between Kings, all vanish except selection
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Philip T. Goldstein A Fine Mesh two selections between three jokers vanish, then a joker finds the selections in deck on either side, red/blue double backer
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Frederick Braue Braue Add-On
Brother John Hamman Hamman Count
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety
Philip T. Goldstein Inside Out marketed in 1977
Jeff Busby Omega Count
Philip T. Goldstein Back Ordered sequential All backs and back to normal, packet version
Also published here
  • "Back-Ordered" in "Magigram" August, 1980.
Philip T. Goldstein Quadrophonic False Turnover
Philip T. Goldstein Back Gammon packet all backs, changing back kicker
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Francis Carlyle Paddle Move
Paintbrush Change
Philip T. Goldstein Jumping Bean Aces three cards on leader ace, other cards become kings
VariationsAlso published here 35
Mexican Turnover
Mexican Turnover Handling as packet is flipped over
Philip T. Goldstein Immediate Aces 7/8 cards
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Philip T. Goldstein Relative Interchange Ace to Four transpose one by one with four red cards
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 39
Philip T. Goldstein Brimstone Elevator color change climax
Inspired byAlso published here 41
Dai Vernon Vernon Strip-Out Addition
Philip T. Goldstein Troublebacker transposition routine with 6 cards, cards with red and blue backs
Also published here
  • "Troublebacker" in Goodliffe's "Abracadabra" Vol. 68, No. 1755. September, 1979. P. 290.
Philip T. Goldstein Naked Lunch Aces turn over one by one between two Jokers, backs change climax
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "M-U-M" June, 1980.
Philip T. Goldstein Progression Ace, Two and Three of Spades turn blank among four blank cards, then cards transform into Ace to Seven of Hearts
Also published here
  • "Progression" in "M-U-M" April, 1981.
Bob Veeser Veeser Concept
Philip T. Goldstein Ascension transformation kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 50
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 51
Riffle Force
Philip T. Goldstein Casanova
Related toAlso published here 54
Philip T. Goldstein Five-Card Polka poker story, red/blue double backer, marketed in 1976
Related to 55
Philip T. Goldstein Haback Count combination of Hamman Count and Flushtration Count, first published in "Son of Bat, Jr.", August 1976
Philip T. Goldstein Sidewinder three cards change front and back, with a sidewinder card
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Philip T. Goldstein Fluttering Hearts four Aces turn over one by one and changes back color, then they change into a royal flush
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Philip T. Goldstein Lassie with four aces, all cards are blank as a climax
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Art Lyle Lyle Change outjogged card removed, push-in change performed
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move
Wild Card Turnover Switch
Philip T. Goldstein Printing History four blank cards, four times one King among three blanks, then four Kings
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Philip T. Goldstein Cry Wolf four card packet trick
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Jack Avis Siva Count
Edward Victor Eye Count
Philip T. Goldstein Snap-Turn Count 2/4
Gene Castillon Spirit Count
Philip T. Goldstein Packetrainer
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Philip T. Goldstein, Frank Thompson Exitwist twisting with four jokers, one vanishes at the end
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Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count
Philip T. Goldstein Extraexitwist additional color-changing back kicker
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Philip T. Goldstein Ghostback Count
Philip T. Goldstein Extendedexitwist joker becomes red face and vanishes
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Philip T. Goldstein Exile marketed in 1982
Related toAlso published here 79
Philip T. Goldstein Penetration of Blank four Kings and four blank cards
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Philip T. Goldstein Shinkansen cards across with four red and four blue cards, chosen card travels, created in 1988
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Edward Marlo, Norman Osborn Unlimited Display Sequence
Philip T. Goldstein Simplified FTL with eight cards
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Irv Weiner Cross Switch follow the leader switch, four packets are moved, bluff switch
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizes
Inspired byAlso published here 87
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin Ace through Five, odd cards transpose with even cards
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Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch five cards put in order on table, always two cards are switched and are back in sequence again
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Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch Again
Also published here
  • "Hopscotch... Again!" in "New Tops" November, 1983. P. 36.
Philip T. Goldstein More Oil, More Water 4&4, four phases
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Philip T. Goldstein Mixtant colors mix 4&4
Inspired by
  • a routine by Leslie Guest in "Linking Ring" October, 1929.
Also published here
Philip T. Goldstein Up & Down Mixtant 4&4 cards mix face up and face down
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Philip T. Goldstein Tiny Water 2&2 cards, red/ blue double backer, marketed in 1975
Philip T. Goldstein Spiralvator elevator with small packet
Also published here
  • "Spiralvator" in "Genii" August, 1980. P. 150.
Philip T. Goldstein Counter-Revolution four red cards on the table, four blacks in the hand. the blacks reverse one by one and change place with the red, resembles Paul Harris' Reset
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Philip T. Goldstein Con-Sequence color changing back kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 106
Philip T. Goldstein Chromavator elevator packet version, color-changing back kicker
Also published here 108
Tony Kardyro, Edward Marlo K. M. Move
Philip T. Goldstein Chromatwist color-changing back kicker
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Philip T. Goldstein Chromated combining preceding Chromavator and Chromatwist
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Philip T. Goldstein Chromatose combining preceding Chromavator and Chromatwist
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Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times
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Alex Elmsley Elmsley Prayer Vanish
Philip T. Goldstein Umpteenth Aces
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T. Nelson Downs Downs Change brief
Philip T. Goldstein secA ruoF three phases: standard Ace assembly, reverse assembly, then Aces transform into Kings in leader pile and Aces are reversed in deck
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Philip T. Goldstein Diminishing Returns reverse assembly combined with progressive assembly, Jokers instead of Aces
Related toVariationsAlso published here 120
Philip T. Goldstein Picasso Aces four blue-backed aces, twelve red-backed cards, Aces transpose one by one
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Philip T. Goldstein Stinger Aces using six double facers
Related to 125
Necktie Second brief
Philip T. Goldstein Impressions
Philip T. Goldstein Masque joker transforms into three selection one by one, last phase is a transposition
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