Second Printing from 1978 used
1948
Written by Dariel Fitzkee
Work of Dariel Fitzkee
171 pages (Hardcover), published by Lloyd E. Jones
Illustrated with drawings by Dariel Fitzkee
Language: English
104 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page AA Categories
Dariel Fitzkee Foreword the tricks are updated descriptions of "Thirty Card Problems" (Arthur Buckley, written by Fitzkee, 1930)
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Dariel Fitzkee Chapter One on good and bad tricks
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Dariel Fitzkee Chapter Two list of the different types of basic card effects possible
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Dariel Fitzkee Chapter Three on becoming an expert in card magic
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Dariel Fitzkee Chapter Four sixteen basic sleights/skill in card magic
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Dariel Fitzkee Chapter Five on card technique, subtleties versus sleights
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Unknown Strategy to set a Key Card glimpse during demonstration on how to count off some cards for the selection
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Dariel Fitzkee Chapter Six on performing card tricks, Elsa Maxwell, entertainment
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Unknown Chapter Seven
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Arthur H. Buckley A Different Thirty-Card Trick three signed cards, with envelopes
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Unknown The Two-Handed Pass
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Unknown A Simplified Pass overhand shuffle control, Mahatma control
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Unknown The Shuffle Pass cut at the break and riffle shuffle
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Arthur H. Buckley The False Shuffle shuffled lengthwise, one half slides over the other
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Arthur H. Buckley Envelope Placement Steal packet put in envelope, a few cards remain outside
Related to 54
Arthur H. Buckley Envelope Transfer cards added to packet from under envelope
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Unknown Chapter Eight
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Arthur H. Buckley Spell It spelling every card with eleven letters except for four exceptions, card is placed at position eleven by simply picking up a break while spreading for selection
Also published here 61
Arthur H. Buckley Fan Jog counting while spreading, then having a side-jog, out-jog or in-jog to mark position
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Unknown Chapter Nine
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Arthur H. Buckley Transposition Extraordinary four Kings in envelope, four selected cards on floor, they transpose
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Arthur H. Buckley Simulated Placing of Kings in Envelope packet apparently put in envelope, remains outside
Related to 67
Dariel Fitzkee The Force with tips and discussion
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Unknown The Top Change
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Arthur H. Buckley The Top Change With Four Cards
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Unknown Chapter Ten
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Arthur H. Buckley Separation packet of black cards shown, some change to red, then some more, finally all
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Unknown Thumb Count From the Bottom cards spring off thumb
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S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Bottom Palm brief
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Unknown To Return Palmed Cards to Bottom
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S. W. Erdnase The Bottom Deal
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Dariel Fitzkee Palming
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Unknown Chapter Eleven
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Arthur H. Buckley Card and Envelope card in envelope transposes with another selection, duplicate
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Arthur H. Buckley Card and Cigarette pieces vanish from envelope, card in cigarette and tobacco in envelope, corner convincer
Also published here 84
Arthur H. Buckley Indetecto divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail ("Nail Marking")
Also published here 87
Unknown Chapter Twelve
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Arthur H. Buckley Cards Mysterio five cards chosen and lost, found in different ways
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Unknown The Crimp putting crimp into single card that is held in hand
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Unknown Indifferent Card Inserted at Selected Card
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Unknown The Riffle Shift riffle slip force
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Unknown The Second Deal
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Arthur H. Buckley Card at Small Number psychological (gambling for Seven) with out
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Arthur H. Buckley Sympathy in Choice four or five cards chosen and lost, then other spectators think of cards in fan, they match
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Arthur H. Buckley Sympathy in Choice four or five cards chosen and lost, then other spectators think of cards in fan, they match
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Arthur H. Buckley The Mental Fan Force card more exposed in fan
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Arthur H. Buckley Card Under Foot wrong card found, spectator stands on it, same card found again and card under foot is now selection
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Unknown The Fan Crimp while spreading through card
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Unknown Thumb Count From Top
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Unknown The Double Lift thumb count, double taken off deck with right hand at upper left corner
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T. Nelson Downs, Arthur H. Buckley The Modified Downs Change
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Unknown Chapter Thirteen
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Arthur H. Buckley A Pack of Cards and Four Pockets number of cut off cards is divined, deck in pocket, any named card instantly produced
  • First Effect - Telling the Number of Cards
  • Second Effect - Any Card Called For
Also published here 104
Unknown The Blind Cut three packets
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Unknown One-Hand Riffle
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Unknown Counting Cards in Pocket
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Arthur H. Buckley The Sympathetic Cards Ace to Three of Spades are used to find Aces, Twos and Threes and make them transpose and change to match
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Arthur H. Buckley The Two-Handed Double Pass simultaneous top and bottom cover pass
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Unknown The Steal Cut overhand-shuffle position, milk build type
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Unknown Milk Build Shuffle
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Arthur H. Buckley The Flesh Grip peek with first-finger break
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Arthur H. Buckley The Buckley Bottom Shift side steal to bottom after peek
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Unknown The Side Steal mention of side steal to top
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Unknown Chapter Fourteen
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Arthur H. Buckley Four Aces
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Unknown Conjurors' Choice one of four
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Arthur H. Buckley Card Under Hat five cards chosen and sealed in envelope, one of them chosen from five slips of papers with names of selections, that card travels to under hat
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Arthur H. Buckley One Card from Ten thought-of card from ten-card packet travels to spectator's pocket
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Arthur H. Buckley Is the Card You Thought of There? card thought of from spread, deck divided in packet, spectator says which one contains his card and it is named by the performer
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Unknown The Index Fan Sight index corner bent over in in-the-hands spread
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Arthur H. Buckley Slap Cards cards peeked at, deck shuffled, the cards appear on the face of the deck one by one
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Unknown The Side Steal Color Change
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Arthur H. Buckley Selected Card at Any Number card thought of during riffling, it ends up at named number
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Arthur H. Buckley The Riffle Force card thought of during riffling, slight pause
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Arthur H. Buckley Two-Handed Pass Above Bottom Card bottom cover pass
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Unknown Chapter Fifteen
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Arthur H. Buckley Twenty Cards in Transit
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Unknown Hand-To-Hand Transfer from packet to packet with body turn
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Unknown The False Count
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Unknown The Color Change face-card of small packet small packet
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Arthur H. Buckley Red or Black deck shown all red, then all black
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Arthur H. Buckley A Triple Climax three cards selected, stop trick with first card (tip for not dealing too long), changes into second card, third card to spectator's pocket
Also published here 136
Arthur H. Buckley The Slap Shift bottom card of packet transferred to top
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Unknown The Push-Up Steal as for a color change
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Arthur H. Buckley Card to the Pocket twelve cards
Related to 140
Unknown Novelty Legitimate Count one-handed flourish turnover count
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Unknown Six-Card Palm from packet
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Arthur H. Buckley The False Count
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Unknown The Slide Vanish card pushed in hand
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Unknown Chapter Sixteen
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Arthur H. Buckley The Burglar two cards are pushed through the deck, a third card (previous selection) is then found between it
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Arthur H. Buckley Secret Removal Between Cards loading cards between outjogged cards
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Arthur H. Buckley Psychic Photography photograph of selection appears on previously white paper
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Arthur H. Buckley X-Ray ungaffed
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Unknown Eight Kings System
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Arthur H. Buckley Stabbing Between Chosen Cards in Wrapped Pack
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Unknown The Bridge
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Arthur H. Buckley Stabbing Chosen Cards While Blindfolded selections made, rest switched for deck with a marking in a corner
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Unknown Chapter Seventeen
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Arthur H. Buckley The Mystic Paper Slips two predictions made, number chosen and that card counted to, number and card predicted
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Arthur H. Buckley From the Pocket spectator finds two selections with deck in his pocket, two duplicates
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Arthur H. Buckley System two cards chosen and found, interlocking chain shuffles
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Dariel Fitzkee Chapter Eighteen
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Unknown The Glide with small packet, Collins Aces
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Data entered by Denis Behr.