Written by José Carroll, Various
Work of José Carroll
287 pages (Hardcover), published by Páginas
Illustrated with drawings by Luis H. Trueba
Language: English
102 entries
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Laura Avilés Foreword
Juan Tamariz Farewell to Pepe Carroll
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  • La Dama Inquieta, May 2004
Amílkar Riega Bello Goodbye, Adopted Father about José Carroll
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  • La Dama Inquieta, May 2004
Camilo Vázquez Three Photos about José Carroll
The Madrid Magic School Circular
José Franco Experiences
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 49, 1979
José Franco The Mandrágora
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 55, 1979
José Franco FISM Brussels 1979
  • Blackstone Jr's Magic Show
  • Ricky Jay's Magic Show
  • Fred Kaps's Magic Show
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 56, 1979
José Franco Constructing Card Magic Routines
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 61, Jan. 1980
José Franco Mnemonicosis on José Carroll's own memorized stack
  • 1. Spelling
  • 2. Poker
  • 3. Poker - Gin Rummy
  • 4. Dai Vernon's Poker Formula
  • The Shift from a Stacked Deck to a Symmetrical Deck
  • 5. The Great Coincidence
  • Author's Note
Related toAlso published here
  • The MMS Circular, No. 67, July 1980
José Antonio Sánchez The Great Coincidence one riffle shuffle, in the end twenty-six pairs are on table
José Franco The Presentation I
  • 1. Two Principles
    • Unity
    • Variety
  • 2. Classification
    • The Covering Action
    • The Presentation
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 71, Nov. 1980
José Franco Two Tiny Details about his surname "Franco" and his second surname "Larraz"
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 78, June 1981
José Franco The Presentation II
  • Theme Types
  • The Advantages of the Theme
  • Theme-Related Circumstances
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José Carroll Three Little Things about writing articles for the Circular
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 88, Apr. 1982
José Carroll Seven Travelers, Four Cities, One Magic about a US tour with Juan Antón, Antón López, Juan Tamariz and wife
  • New York
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 89, May 1982
José Carroll Seven Travelers II
  • Las Vegas
  • The Hotel
  • The Reception of the Congress Participants
  • The Opening Gala
  • The Contest
  • Siegfried and Roy's Show
  • Impromptu Magic (Roger Klause & Mike Skinner)
  • The Vernon-Slydini Talk
  • Close-up Galas (Michael Ammar, David Williamson)
  • The Final Gala
  • Magic in the Corridors
  • Compliments for the End
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 90, June 1982
José Carroll The Seven Travelers III Los Angeles & Magic Castle
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 91, July 1982
José Franco Leipzig's Stage Technique discussion of his act and effects
  • The Thimble Routine
  • Color Changes
  • Slap Aces
  • Card Locations
  • Stabbing Cards
  • The Twenty Card Trick
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 107, Nov. 1983
José Carroll Beauty and Ugliness presentation for two-card transposition
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 110, Feb. 1984
José Carroll One Gaze
José Carroll Colombia, or the Discovery of America
  • (1) The City of Bogotá or "Working Your Ass Off, Man"
  • (2) Cartagena or The Hard Life of an Artist
  • (3) Bogotá. The National Theater or The Incredible Success
  • (4) Juanito's Trip to Mexico or See You Soon!
  • (5) Call or The Budding Fifteen-Year-Old Girls
  • (6) Medellín or If Only It Had Been Friday!
  • (7) Videos or A Little Bit of Everything
    • The Magic of David Copperfield
    • Magic with the Stars
    • Doug Henning's Magic World
  • (8) San Andrés or A Few Boring Days
  • (9) The El Dorado Airport or The Sad Goodbye
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 119, Nov. 1984
José Franco An Opinion Piece
  • Entertainment
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The MMS Circular, No. 119, Nov. 1984
José Carroll About Verbal Presentation
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 125, May 1985
José Carroll The Five Senses examples on how the spectator's senses are provoked
  • Taste
  • Touch
  • Hearing
  • Smell
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  • The MMS Circular, No. 132, Dec. 1985
Juan Tamariz Prologue to the First Edition of 52 Lovers
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José Carroll Conflicts
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José Carroll Impossible Color Changes introduction
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José Carroll The Card in the Glass No. A), card put in wine glass changes
  • Variation (unload on the deck)
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José Carroll The Card Wrapped in Cellophane No. B)
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José Carroll The Card Pierced by a Hatpin No. C)
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José Carroll The "Crystal Clear" Transposition
  • Impossible Transpositions A)
black card in glass, two cards in hand
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José Carroll A Transposition on the Verge of the Impossible
  • Impossible Transpositions B)
cards with one and two hatpins in it
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José Carroll Reflections four Aces change six times, Universal Card plot with Aces
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John Carney Versa Switch as addition and later as switch
Ditching from packet while sliding back pack on table
Arturo de Ascanio The Propellor turning double card between fingers
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José Carroll All Backs, or the Creation handling for beginning and end, tarot cards
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Pivot Toss eck tossed in other hand, top cards turn over, as transformation
José Carroll Card Pages deck of cards changes into notebook
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José Carroll The Economical Double Lift - and Something More D'Amico replacement
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José Carroll Variants handling for unloading and inserting card for ambitious card routine
  • The first one
  • The second move
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Dai Vernon Note One: "The Wave" Vernon push-off
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Fred Kaps Note Two first seen from Kaps, card flips over in air
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José Carroll Handlings with Help, or Handy Handlings double card handlings with open additional card
  • First: "The Assisted Snap"
  • Second: "Assisted Nail Twist"
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The Ambitious Card
José Carroll Torn Ambition ambitious card has a corner torn off, is torn and restored at the end (minus corner)
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Wesley James, José Carroll Coming Up in the World adaption of the move
Dai Vernon Paintprush Change
José Carroll The Cardculator ambitious card, card to number, stop trick, card folded to calculator
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Folding a Card into quarters under deck
José Carroll Triumph with Fans in the hands
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Reds and Blacks
José Carroll Red and Black full act, cards turn blank (pips fall off), red and black gloves change to white
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Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
José Carroll Oil and Water in a Wine Glass vertical, 4&4, one color disappears as climax
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José Carroll Travelers through the Card Case signed Aces from cased deck to four pockets
  • Variations
    • The First Variation
    • The Second Version (The Lightning Version)
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Derek Dingle Card to Breast Pocket Load from deck
Lapelled Palm removing one of two cards from inner pocket while palming the other
Neal Elias Multiple Shift
Paul Rosini Outside Case Load
Norman Houghton Pocket Load here credited to Carlyle, trousers
José Carroll The Glass Wall cards through newpaper with transparent sheet
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José Carroll Blackbacked Card invisible through transparent sheet
José Carroll Thumb Palm Switch double, one card stolen
José Carroll Flying Aces gaffed
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José Carroll The Unwary Cheater, or the Nine-Card Monte ungaffed
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Fred Kaps Hamman Count Overhand Shuffle
S. W. Erdnase, José Carroll Erdnase Palm Handling here with small packet
José Carroll Suit Appearance suit produced, changed to other chosen suit
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Selfcutting Deck half the deck shoots in other hand, cuts at selection
Bill Simon, José Carroll Swivel Cut Production
Spin Flourish on top of deck, works with double
Gabriel Moreno Thumb Flip right thumb flips top card in air, works with double
Paul LePaul Faro Shake Out
Bruce Cervon Pivot Production two interlaced halves, card spins out
Friction Toss deck thrown, top and bottom card retained
Le Temps Switch
José Carroll Instructions signed card appears bound in spiral-bound booklet
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José Carroll Cannibals! elaborate routine involving fake mustache and teeth, half eaten cards...
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José Carroll Through the Looking Glass introduction
José Carroll Mir...ages
  • First Routine
reflection of chosen cards appears on four mirrors
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José Carroll Through the Looking-Glass
  • Second Routine
face of card is transferred into card shaped mirror leaving a blank card behind
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José Carroll Illusion, Reality, and Magic
  • Third Routine
mirror turns to glass, card appears in mirror
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José Carroll The Triple Tacker three selections nailed to board, when deck is thrown towards it
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Previously Unpublished Routines
José Carroll Poosha D'Poosha multi-phase routine
Inspired by
  • routine in "Hold-out Miracles" (Jack Miller)
José Carroll Preliminary Techniques
  • 1. The Loading of the Thumb Tip into the Left Hand
  • 2. The Insertion of the Handkerchief into the Thumb Tip
  • 3. The Stealing of the Loaded Thumb Tip from the Left Hand
  • 4. The Showing of the Hands
    • Before the vanish
    • After the vanish
  • 5. The Reappearance of the Handkerchief
  • 6. Color Change
José Carroll The FISM-winning Act: His Magic Touch! written by Luis Alberto Iglesias, FISM 1988 act, intro
José Carroll The hip-flask deck drink poured from deck
Related to
  • Magic up do Date, W.H.J. Shaw, 1896
José Carroll The Entradita packet of cards changed into dollar bills
José Carroll "Instructions" how the routine is incorporated into the FISM act
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José Carroll Ambitious Aces
José Carroll Rollover Aces with color-changing back kicker
José Carroll Gaylord Ravenal - The Dice-Stacking Routine written by Luis Alberto Iglesias, story presentation, multi-phase routine
Alberto Inquieto Pepe Carroll's Humor about José Carroll's jokes and one-liners
  • Famous Catchphrases
  • Miscellaneous Jokes
  • Pick-up Lines
  • Audience-Teasers
  • Jokes about Hair Loss
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Data entered by Denis Behr, September 2020.