1992 reprint used
1969
Written by Ellison Poland
Work of Ellison Poland
251 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Ellison Poland
Language: English
87 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Ellison Poland Dedication
9
Ellison Poland Preface
11
Ellison Poland Our Philosophy of Magic
13
Ellison Poland How To Use This Book
15
Ellison Poland, Tony Anverdi, Aaron Black A Ball and Silk Routine billiard ball appears in center of silk, travels around, penetrates handkerchief, changes color, balances on edge of silk, vanishes
19
Unknown False Transfer ball sinks into fist while other hand apparently takes it
23
Unknown Ball through Silk
26
Unknown Ball Vanish in Handkerchief sleeving
31
Bill Spooner Spooner's Switch one-hand Tenkai switch
Related to 33
Ellison Poland Handling for The Four Blacks image of selection appears on black plastic card leaving behind a blank card, application of the previous switch
Inspired by 35
Bill Spooner Spooner's Deceptive Roll Cut packets roll back and forth between both hands, control of card
Inspired by
  • "The Revolving Pass" (Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks)
Related to
39
Bill Spooner Spooner's Color Change left first finger pushes back card down, it changes as right hand takes it and moves it to top
45
Bill Spooner Spooner's Ambitious Card Move bluff display on top
Related to 47
Bill Spooner Spooner's Specialty Force blocks are strung together to force cut position
Also published here 51
Bill Spooner Spooner's Swift Switch face card levered away with Kelly Bottom Placement action and hidden behind left hand, snaps back for color change, wink change
55
Ellison Poland A False Shuffle for Giant Cards
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring
57
Dennis Martin Modern Variation of the Charlier False Shuffle overhand shuffle position
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring
59
Ellison Poland My Overhand False Shuffle back and forth
63
Ellison Poland Variation Of The Benzon One Hand Shuffle riffle type, Charlier Cut position
Inspired by 67
Al Leech Simplicity Four Ace Trick terrible, see reference for credit information
Related to 69
Ellison Poland Nu-Hold Hindu Shuffle Hindu Shuffle work from overhand shuffle position
71
Ellison Poland Wallace Lee's Contribution intro
73
Nate Leipzig, Wallace Lee Nate Leipzig Color Change
73
Ellison Poland More About Seconds
75
F. A. "Steady" Cash Wild Card Theme four Jokers change into selected card
79
Ellison Poland Double-Lift From The Center with one half in lifted position as in Charlier Cut, with variation
81
Ellison Poland Card Fans intro
83
Ellison Poland Preparation of Cards
83
Unknown The Pressure Fan
84
Unknown The Two Handed Thumb Fan
87
Unknown One Hand Fan For Right Hand
88
Unknown One Hand Fan For Left Hand - Reversed
89
Unknown Left Hand Forward Fan
90
Unknown The Two Handed Blank Fan
90
Charlier The Charlier Cut
92
Danny Dew, Ellison Poland Danny Dew's Split Fans
92
Ellison Poland A Card Fanning Routine card fans, color changes, productions, diminishing cards
Variations 99
Unknown Color Change card stolen towards front from back
101
Unknown Thumb Palm Steal packet stolen
103
Harry Whitestone Productions of Single Cards - First Method
111
Harry Whitestone Cards Across Tidbit color change as vanish
112
Unknown Productions of Single Cards - Second Method bent thumb crotch palm
112
Unknown Productions of Single Cards - Third Method card pivoted out of classic palm
Related to
  • Great Carlton method, The Magic of Louis S. Histed, p. 18
114
C. Shaw Smith Productions of Single Cards - Fourth Method cards shoot out of packet in classic palm
115
Jack Gottlob No-Turn-Over Okito Steal No. 1 coin hidden in lid as coin box is opened
Variations 117
Ellison Poland Coin From Box Traveling Sequence
118
Frank Thompson, Aaron Black No-Turn-Over Okito Steal No. 2 coin placed into tabled box, lid placed on top while box stays on the tabled, coin is stolen out
121
Ellison Poland Okito Box Innovations
  • magnetic base, coin through box application
  • magnetic lid
123
Unknown Okito Box Turn-Over Moves - First Method
127
Unknown Okito Box Turn-Over Moves - Second Method
128
Bill Spooner Bill's Bit Of Business With The Down's Palm "Downs Palm", showing back and front of hand
131
Ellison Poland The Wrist Breaker coin turns or jumps from wrist
Related to 133
Chuck Barefoot The Barefoot Shuffle-Pass-Count "BSPC"
137
Dave Mishel Mishel Thumb Palm perpendicular thumb palm
139
Unknown A Coin Flourish three coins held, center one is rolled out, spun and pivoted back between the other two, one-handed
141
Harry Milliken Milliken's Transposition two quarters and two half dollars transpose one by one
VariationsAlso published here 143
Aaron Black Black's Invisible Flight Of Silver five coins one by one
147
Aaron Black Padded Shell shell lined with aluminum foil so it does not tinkle
Also published here 151
Unknown Through The Needle's Eye
153
Aaron Black Black's Aerial Treasury
157
Johnny Kearns Kearns' Recoil four coins travel from hand to hand at once, bounce-back transfer
161
Aaron Black Black's Bowl Routine
163
Aaron Black Black's Magnetic Cup Routine with three balls and one cup, three final sponge ball loads
Related to 169
Aaron Black Black's Salt Trick
177
Ellison Poland A New Dress For Chink-A-Chink thick wooden discs
183
Ellison Poland Cup And Ball Moves six false transfers
187
Doyle Allen Allen's "Missing Link" five paper clips put in fist, the link, one is missing and found under close-up pad
193
Ellison Poland The Bill In The Barrels nest of barrels, flash bill
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Inspired by
  • version in MUM, Dec. 1960
195
Ellison Poland The Secrets Of Senor Carlos M. Mora, H chapter intro
201
Senor Carlos M. Mora Dice Stacking stunt with coins placed on stack
201
Senor Carlos M. Mora Multiplying Die with cup, holdout behind ear
202
Senor Carlos M. Mora Color Changing Die inside cup
204
Bill Spooner Eenie, Meenie, Miney, --- No Moe three-quarter inch die shrinks in stages and vanishes
205
Unknown Dime Store Magic
207
Aaron Black Color Change Dye Tube idea for construction of gimmick
207
Unknown Plastic Rings For Rope Tricks, Etc where to buy them
209
Ellison Poland Coin Pail From Sand Bucket
210
Ellison Poland The Lota Principle constructing one from cheap dime store products
211
Ellison Poland Another Tip nail polish to make billiard balls shiny
212
Ellison Poland Pseudo ESP-ology spectator guesses the color of five different-colored paper cards correctly from the back
Inspired by
  • "ESP-ology" (Syd Bergson, ca. 1963)
213
Ken Bowell The Hang-Wan Rising Cards houlette hangs from wand
217
F. A. "Steady" Cash The Cash Ball Dropper
221
Ellison Poland Not-So-Simplex Bowl Production filled with water and fish
223
Ellison Poland The Jewels Of Jhaumaphur combination of black art square circle with tip-over box, production box
229
Ellison Poland Decorating And Finishing Magical Apparatus
  • Choice Of Materials
  • The Polychrome Finish
  • Decoupage
239
Ellison Poland A Note To End On
243
Ellison Poland Annotated Bibliography
245
Data entered by Denis Behr.