Magic, Inc. edition used
Written by Martin Gardner
Work of Martin Gardner
23 pages (Stapled), published by Magic, Inc.
Illustrated with drawings by Harlan Tarbell
Language: English
23 entries
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Paul Rosini Introduction
Martin Gardner Preface
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase In-Jog Shuffle top stock control, also as control of one selection
Martin Gardner Improved Topsy-Turvy Deck up to three selections, with slop shuffle followed by a riffle shuffle
Related to 4
John Snyder Reversed Hindu Shuffle "shown to my by John Snyder", cards controlled to bottom, dragged by friction of fourth finger
Martin Gardner Face to Face Fantasy halves placed face-to-face right itself except selection, repeat with second selection
Related to 7
Martin Gardner Pad Spread Principle spreading deck lightly with reversed cards so they don't show, then with more force so they appear
Related to 7
Tenkai Ishida Optical Revolve credit in "Cut the Cards", p. 24
Variations 9
Martin Gardner Double Climax Speller performer spells to wrong card which is there, then spectator to right card which is reversed
Related to 10
Martin Gardner Double Lift Reverse straightforward
Martin Gardner Never-Miss Stop Effect two-pile-stop trick with Tens/Jacks alternating set-up
Related to 12
Martin Gardner Big Casino Count Down one of nine cards thought of, Ten-spot stabbed reversed in deck by performer, it locates selection
Martin Gardner Six of Spades Count Down one of seventeen cards thought of, Six-spot stabbed reversed in deck by performer, it locates selection
Martin Gardner Two Piles and Subtract spectator remembers a card and its position, two piles made and card eventually found
Inspired by 15
Martin Gardner Do As I Do two selections match with top card of each other's deck
VariationsAlso published here 17
False Cut bottom half stripped out in hindu shuffle grip and tabled
Martin Gardner Eye-Pop Routine two selections reverse in the center, then travel back to top, pseudo duplicates
Related to 18
Martin Gardner Sympathetic Decks unknown card sandwiched in red-backed deck with red Aces, red Aces also placed together reversed in blue deck, duplicate appears between Aces in blue deck
Martin Gardner Plunger Glimpse sandwiched card secretly pushed out at the back via plunger principle
Martin Gardner Sandwiched Card Glimpse with center card outjogged
Martin Gardner Simple Sandwich Load with a double lift
Martin Gardner Vanishing and Reappearing Card spectator cuts deck and remembers card, halves placed face-to-face, selection vanishes (cards shown one by one) and reappears
VariationsAlso published here 20
Martin Gardner Improved Lie Speller with two cards
Inspired by
  • Martin Gardner's version in "Here's More Magic" (Joe Berg)
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Data entered by Denis Behr.