1996
Written by Richard Kaufman, Mark Phillips
Work of Lou Gallo
126 pages (Hardcover), published by Kaufman and Greenberg
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
69 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page AA Categories
Lou Gallo The Chapters of My Life "A Dedication and Introduction by Lou Gallo"
  • Special Thanks to the People I Knew at the Forks Hotel
insert sheet in book
Lou Gallo Something About Myself insert sheet in book
Lou Gallo The Gallo Pitch
1
Lou Gallo Pitch Flight three coins in each hand, they travel into one hand one by one
Inspired by 6
Lou Gallo Fifty-Cent Pitch two quarters travel from one hand to the other, then change into a half dollar
8
Unknown Transfer to Tenkai Pinch
8
Lou Gallo A Pitch for a Change two dollars change into two half dollars, then four quarters, with variation
10
Lou Gallo Pitch a Little Woo copper and silver coin, one in each hand, one travels to other hand, repeat, the to the other hand the third time
11
Lou Gallo The Bluff Pitch simulating the Gallo Pitch, illogical
13
Lou Gallo Pitched Silver three silver and one copper coin, the travel from hand to hand
Inspired byAlso published here 13
Lou Gallo Rub Rub half dollar appears, doubles, another coin appears, all double to six coins, using Gallo Pitch
16
Lou Gallo Thieves and Sheep
19
Lou Gallo, Mike Gallo Thieves Pitchin' Sheep thieves vanish as climax
22
Lou Gallo Pitching Okito
25
Unknown Box Load
25
Lou Gallo Gallo Pitch from Box
26
Walter B. Gibson Spider Grip Vanish
27
Lou Gallo Purs-e-verance three coins vanish one by one and reappear in purse, using Gallo Pitch
28
Unknown Fake Purse Dump
29
Lou Gallo Incredible Cards and Coins eight coins appear under four Aces
Also published here 32
Lou Gallo Coins of the World production of twelve coins plus four jumbo coins from Okito box
Inspired by
  • Paul Cummins routine
35
Lou Gallo Lost and Found Aces Aces cut into deck one by one, then cut to at once, two crimps, with crimpless variation
Inspired by 39
Unknown Corner Crimping
39
Lou Gallo Christmas Aces
Related to 43
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle
44
Lou Gallo Affas-Gaffas Style Tabled Triple Cut
45
Lou Gallo Actually Cutting the Aces Aces lost in deck similar to Always Cut the Cards, then performer cuts to Aces in four packets
Inspired by 47
Lou Gallo Cutting to a Crimp
50
Lou Gallo 10,002nd Aces
Inspired by 50
Lou Gallo Slide-Under Switch Handling
50
Lou Gallo Sleeper Aces four Aces in row on table, three cards placed on first one and packet cut into deck, repeated two more times, three cards placed on fourth Ace, they are the other three Aces
52
Lou Gallo Good Neighbor Lou Aces lost and found, story presentation
55
Eddie Fechter Hindu Shuffle Control
55
Lou Gallo One-Way Pips
58
Unknown Tabled Spin Cut reversing one-way orientation
59
Lou Gallo Bent Key center key card, faro shuffle version
60
Lou Gallo Chemical Cards two cards are stretched
62
Lou Gallo New Signed Card gaffed or ungaffed
65
Lou Gallo Cut Me In reverse stack
68
Lou Gallo Matchbook: The Vibe Teller performer places matchbook on a card and says the selection is under the matchbook, miniature card under matchbook
70
Lou Gallo Two-Card Reverse performer and spectator select cards from halves, the reverse
Also published here 73
Lou Gallo Two-Card Tabled Triumph two selections
75
Unknown Tabled Jog card pushed into tabled deck angle-jogged
76
Lou Gallo Two-Card Popover tabled production of two cards, first turned over with tabled cut, then top half flips over when center perpendicular card is quickly pushed together
78
Lou Gallo Double Cut Control
78
Lou Gallo Top and Bottom Card Exchange card on top and bottom of deck transpose
80
Unknown Double from Spread
80
Lou Gallo Matedburger two five-card hands, two cards exchanged, they match
82
Lou Gallo Sleightly Extra two cards in two packets are found by spelling, improvisation
83
Lou Gallo Double Deuce sandwiched card transposes with another card
Inspired by 86
Lou Gallo Fourth Down two selections found by counting down four cards
Variations 89
Lou Gallo Fourth Down Plus same with four-of-a-kind kicker
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Precursor II, 1993
91
Lou Gallo All Backs Potpourri Aces change into Royal Flush eventually
93
Lou Gallo Only The Lonely
Inspired byAlso published here 95
Mike Gallo, Lou Gallo, Joey Gallo Family Affair four cards shown, they change to a different four-of-a-kind
  • Michael Gallo's Handling
  • Lou Gallo's Handling
  • Joe Gallo's Handling
98
Edward Marlo Scoop Addition
98
Lou Gallo L. G. Bury face card of deck changes to selection
Related to 101
Unknown Gambler's Cop
102
Lou Gallo Poker Dilemma three phases, four Nines cut to, three-handed game dealt with good hands, then five-handed game
104
Lou Gallo Lou's Running False Cut
104
Lou Gallo Lou's Tabled Triple Cut
Related to 105
Lou Gallo Queens to Aces
109
Lou Gallo Seconds, Middles and Bottoms with four Aces and four indifferent cards
Related to 111
Lou Gallo Lou Gallo vs. the Gambler magician's only version
114
Lou Gallo In-the-Hands False Cut top stock
114
Lou Gallo Rubik's Revenge bill in folded playing card is penetrated with toothpick
Inspired by 116
Lou Gallo, Eddie Fechter Fechter's Sponge Balls
119
Unknown Retention-type Vanish
120
Lou Gallo The Shock cigarette vanishes and reappears multiple times (sticks to back of thumb), then changes into beer bottle
122
Data entered by Denis Behr.