Written by Roy Walton
Work of Roy Walton
226 pages (Hardcover), published by L. Davenport & Co.
Illustrated with drawings by Julia Walton
Language: English
155 entries
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Dai Vernon Foreword
Roy Walton Introduction
Chapter 1: The Devil's Playthings
Roy Walton Aperitif four Aces are produced, two color changes and last two Aces found sandwiched between other two
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Edward Marlo Little Finger Pull Down
Roy Walton Mutual Mindreading two sets of Ace, Two and Three, performer turns over card spectator is thinking of and vice versa
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Roy Walton Money Power from twenty-card packet, two set of mates are found with spectator, making up four-of-a-kind
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Roy Walton Oil and Queens transformation kicker
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Roy Walton The Karl Le Fong Trick two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places
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Roy Walton Mission Accomplished
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Bluff Pass
Roy Walton A Further Mission
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Roy Walton Laydown Card Switch while spreading cards and removing Kings face down
Roy Walton Stepping Stones
  • Additional Climax
  • Alternative Method
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Roy Walton The Wacky Card Trick with five poker dice
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Roy Walton The Leaper Again card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packet
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Roy Walton The X Plus One Ace Trick "Where X is the Number of Ace Tricks You Already Know", second deal
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Roy Walton Jay Bee Transposition Joker in pocket transposes with selection
  • Alternative Method
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Roy Walton Taking Two Again. Again Ace, Two or Three is selected and transposes with selection
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Roy Walton Impact Aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then Ace in envelope turns over
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Roy Walton The Overworked Card Triumph type of effect, one card travels from bottom to top and turns every reversed card over
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Roy Walton The Old Fashioned Way matching mates, eight pairs, after random mixing procedure
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Reverse Faro in-the-hands
Roy Walton The Cannibal Cards four Aces and two Jacks, vanish and appearance, on top of deck, second deal
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Roy Walton Cannibal Cards with Colour Change Ending
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Roy Walton The Changeling two cards change into selection one by one
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Flip-Over Change
Roy Walton The Happy Wanderers three cards in the middle, two travel to top and bottom, then cards are found in the middle again with one card reversed
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Roy Walton Liberty
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Roy Walton Almost Impromptu one of four cards selected, other three cards added together and number counted in deck finds mate
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Roy Walton Suit Yourself two small packets, one arranges in the same suit order as the other, self-duplicating set-up
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Roy Walton You Name It I'll Change It
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Roy Walton Finders Keepers with two selections
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Roy Walton You Can't Cheat An Honest Man two hands, performer always has four Jacks, Aces as climax, bottom deals
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Roy Walton Never Give a Sucker an Even Break three blank cards as climax
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Roy Walton Colour Magic cards with rainbow backs
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Roy Walton The Inconsistent Liar
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Roy Walton The Helensburgh Speller
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Roy Walton Card Case mystery card in case, four Queens are found and mystery card turns out to be selection
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Roy Walton Transposition of a signature variation different colored back
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Chapter 2: Cardboard Charades
Roy Walton Helpmates two selections turn over with the help of two random cards which also turn over
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Roy Walton Tip on Half Pass Timing
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Roy Walton Smokescreen selection made, twisting routine with Kings, then Kings are placed in case and selection appears in between
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Alex Elmsley Count Packet Turnover at the end of a count
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Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count brief
Roy Walton, Fred Robinson Cover Pass
  • Technique for Cover Pass
  • Technique for Cover Pass
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Roy Walton Going Bye Bye reversed card on top transposes with reversed card in center
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Roy Walton Still Collecting card sandwiched between Aces
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Roy Walton Revelation card is center of the deck is reversed and transforms into selection
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Roy Walton 1929 Aces Aces turn face up in the center of the deck, one by one
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Roy Walton Wrong Again Follow the Leader with the four suits, four piles
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Roy Walton Travellers in Time red and black cards are separated, each half mixed face-up into face-down and top card placed into center, time machine plot, cards again on top, all cards face-down and mixed
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Roy Walton Demi Demon mates are found, faro
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Roy Walton Jefferson's Jest card vanishes from plastic envelope
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Roy Walton The Finishing Touch Aces face-up with face-down deck, then they turn to Queens as climax
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Roy Walton Twice Two prediction vanishes from between two Queens as it is the same as the selection, then appears between the Queens of opposite color
  • Alternative Procedure
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Roy Walton Another Fine Mess court cards rearrange themselves, royal assembly meets follow the leader
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Roy Walton Parrott Fashion triumph, red Queens face-up with selection in the middle
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Roy Walton Unaccustomed As We Are without counts
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Roy Walton Tit For Tat
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Roy Walton Below Zero visual small packet elevator
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Roy Walton Norvelle thought of card travels from small packet to small packet, with a joker
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Roy Walton Whistle And I'll Come sliding production, one by one
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Chapter 3: Tale Twisters
Roy Walton A Switch in Time four red cards and four blacks cards, swap one, two, three cards around, always remain separate, as a climax the packets transpose
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Roy Walton Strange Assembly assembly, but instead of the Kings the four Aces are found in the last packet and the Kings reversed in the deck
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Roy Walton Coincidence in Colour with packet
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Roy Walton Match-A-Matic performer and spectator each take four cards, two mates, rest four Aces
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Roy Walton An Illogical Conclusion four red cards are changed with four face down cards on the table one by one, cards in the hand remain always red and spectators assume face down cards are red too, they are shown to be black eventually
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Roy Walton Instant Interchange packet of red cards and one of black cards, two selections are interchanged between packets, then packets transpose
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Chapter 4: Card Script
Roy Walton The Magical Eliminator spectator selects red card, but performer goes on to find it among six black cards, sucker
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Roy Walton The Image Makers any two card placed between black Aces turn into red Aces, repeated several times then all four cards change to Queens
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Jack Avis Siva Count
Roy Walton Pushover cards turn face up in deck and change to Aces
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Roy Walton Kings Go Forth two halves, two selections travel from packet to packet and are found sandwiched between Kings
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Edward Marlo ATFUS Variation without credit
Roy Walton The Ambitious Ghost ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selection
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Roy Walton Choosy Choice spectator guesses suits correctly
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Roy Walton Surprise Surprise five freely selected cards put aside and turn out to be Aces and later chosen selection
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Roy Walton, Charles T. Jordan Colour Me Jordan two decks, mentally selected cards appear in other halves of the deck which are in spectators pockets
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Roy Walton Green Turtle Ace changes into selection then vanishes and appears reversed in the center with other Aces
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Roy Walton Return of the Cannibals six cards between cannibal cards
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Chapter 5: Trigger
Roy Walton Trigger apparently deck is turned over but it is cut in the process, similar to a turnover pass
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Roy Walton Showdown top and bottom card vanish and are found reversed in the deck
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Roy Walton Variation involving three cards sandwich version of Showdown
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Roy Walton Hop-A-Long Hofzinser
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Roy Walton Trigger Happy four kings on top change places with face up ace in the middle, finally backs change colors
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Roy Walton Jail Break four aces vanish from between two jacks in the middle of the deck and appear on top one by one
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Roy Walton Greenhorn face down selection transpose with card on face of the deck
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Roy Walton Horse Sense ungaffed version, four cards
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Chapter 6: Some Late Extra Card Tricks
Roy Walton The "Thing er me Jig" Trick cards are spelled with words "remember" and "forget"
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G. W. Hunter Hunter Shuffle with packet
Roy Walton Satan's Mirror five cards turn blank when moved over a mirror, eventually they turn back to normal cards
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Roy Walton Witchcraft value found by down-under-deal
  • Method One (fairly easy)
  • Method Two (very easy))
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Edward Marlo Pinky Pull Down
Roy Walton Now and Then selection is found and number revealed, down-under-deal
  • Alternative Procedure
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Roy Walton Stretching a Point
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Roy Walton The Paint Brush Change
  • As a Colour Change and Appearance
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Roy Walton Warpaint selection changes into same card as previously signed card, signed card then changes back color
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Roy Walton Same Again Please coincidence trick where cards change to match others
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Roy Walton Command Appearance four Queens are produced with the paintbrush change
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Roy Walton Happy Families three cards of three suits are mixed and eventually unite
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Roy Walton Montmartre cards in a packet reverses the same as in a leader packet, color changing back kicker
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Chapter 7: That Certain Something
Roy Walton Grown Up Hofzinser four jumbo Aces, suit that matches selection is turned-over and when turned over the jumbo card became the selection and the selection became the Ace
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Roy Walton The Caretaker face-up card in deck is spelled to find selection, incomplete riffle shuffle control
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Roy Walton Dagwood's Eats packet trick with story about sandwich, cards which symbolize meet end up in center, transformation of faces and backs as kicker
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Roy Walton Justin Time single card location with reverse-faro procedure
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Roy Walton It's a Set Up several cards dealt in hands of five, performer is able to guess if cards are red or black from chosen hand
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Roy Walton Penny Lane card put between two kings, all three cards are the same, repeated with other card, then kings change into selections
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Dribble Control
Roy Walton Monte Throw Display all alike
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Roy Walton One Two Three Blank three Kings change into Ace, Two and Three of Hearts, then they all become blank
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Roy Walton The Smiling Mule two parts, first gag then surprise twist, named card ends up sandwiched between aces in the middle of the deck
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Roy Walton Face to Face card travels from bottom of packet to center of other half, reversed
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Roy Walton Fireside Faces two cards from the deck help the performer to divine the selections, then they change into the cards
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Henry Christ Christ Force
Dai Vernon, Roy Walton Paint Brush Change Variation
Roy Walton Reverse Prediction two cards produced which lead to selection, selection found face up at that position
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Roy Walton Studied Image apparently image of selection appears on a random card
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Roy Walton A Trick For Mr. Fields ten cards of a suit are shuffled and one card put in pocket, cards are back in order, one card missing, with kicker of wrong card in pocket
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Hay Mow Shuffle
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Triangle card vanish from queens then apparently deck should vanish, color change of deck
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Chapter 8: Sleights
Roy Walton The Multiple Shift
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Roy Walton The Half Pass
Roy Walton Seconds In card apparently placed on top but slid underneath top card, slow motion top change
Inspired by
  • move by Verne Chesbro
Related to
The Weave Shuffle
Roy Walton General Notes on Weave Shuffles
The Monte Throw
Roy Walton The Classic Pass
Roy Walton General Notes on the Pass
Roy Walton The Turnover Pass
Inspired by 197
Roy Walton The Put Down bottom card of double secretly inserted into center
The Second Deal
Roy Walton The Bottom Deal
Inspired by 204
Alex Elmsley The Ghost Count
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count
Joseph Ovette, Frank Kelly The Ovette/Kelly Placement
Brother John Hamman The Hamman Count
Chapter 9: Round Up
Roy Walton Shakedown four Aces are between the two Jokers, everything in handkerchief, the three Aces that have not been selected penetrate the handkerchief
Variations 211
Roy Walton Son of Tetradism Minus 48 mates of selected card are at the same position in three packets, faro
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Roy Walton Chain Lightning four packets shuffled and combined, every suit spelled out and last card is of that suit, packets themselves are all from another suit in each case
Variations 215
Roy Walton Changing Times
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Roy Walton Collecting Box three collector cards in box collect two cards
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Roy Walton Divided We Stand kind of small-packet OOTW
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Roy Walton Simple Maths pseudo math presentation to spell to selection which also reversed itself
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Roy Walton Double Discovery mates to two selections found in twenty-card packet
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Roy Walton Twister two six-card packets (one red and one black) on table, spectator moves one over from one packet to the other, located, six red cards change to black
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Roy Walton Circulation two cards chosen from half the deck, a face-up nine is used to count to both of them, faros
Data entered by Denis Behr, December 2021.