Written by Glenn G. Gravatt, Jean Hugard

1936/37
Work of Various

403 pages (Hardcover), published by D. Robbins & Co., Inc.
Illustrated with drawings by Nelson Hahne.
Language: English

(728 entries)

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Unknown Card in the Hat stripper deck
270
Unknown Reunion two chosen cards come together in pack, stripper deck
270
Unknown Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax, stripper deck
270
Unknown Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card, stripper deck
271
Unknown Another Rising Card control to top with stripper deck
271
Unknown The Startler knocking deck out of spectator's hand with selection remaining, stripper deck
271
Unknown Simple Turnover card revolved around deck to bottom
271
Unknown Cards from the Air two cards, stripper deck
272
Unknown Acrobatic Jacks four jacks come together on top, stripper deck
272
Unknown Spring Palm brief
272
Unknown The Captain Card cards in hat are dropped out, selection remains in hat, stripper deck
273
Unknown Flying Card card from deck to small packet, stripper deck
273
Charles T. Jordan Positions Unknown named cards are produced and deck separated into colors, stacked stripper deck
273
Unknown Educated Die rolled number finds card, stripper deck
274
Unknown Stop me at Any Time stripper deck
274
Unknown The Four Aces stripper deck
274
Unknown Rising Card cryptic comment, stripper deck
275
Unknown Reversible Cards card alternated face up and down, stripper deck
275
Unknown The Shuffled Speller stripper deck
275
Unknown Stripper Center Deal brief, stripper deck
275
Unknown Like Thoughts stripper deck and marked deck
276
Unknown Three Card Reverse stripper deck
276
Unknown Display Reverse
276
Unknown Finding Three Cards stripper deck
276
Unknown Card Divination stripper deck
277
Unknown Lifting Any Number of Cards Called For - No. 1 stripper deck
277
Unknown Lifting Any Number of Cards Called For - No. 2 stripper deck
277
Unknown A Divination Effect pocketed cards are named, stripper deck and full deck stack
277
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Numbers coincidences with number ten, Tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck
278
Glenn G. Gravatt The Advantages of the Stripper Deck
278
Unknown End Strippers
280
Unknown A "Stop" Discovery dribble force with end stripper deck
281
E. L. Whitford Red or Black cards are shown all red or black, or all blue backed, then red backed, also rough smooth, end stripper deck
Related toAlso published here 281
Theodore Annemann The Ambitious Card end stripper deck
Also published here 282
Al Baker Impossible Card Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches
284
Unknown Pocket Deck Switch brief
284
Charles T. Jordan One Ahead mexican turnover prediction with red-blue double backer
284
Theodore Annemann The Mentalist's Card Staggerer one of five is divined, duplicates
285
Charles T. Jordan Coincidentally with two decks with same back, secret exchange of deck provides duplicates of chosen cards
VariationsAlso published here 286
Ralph W. Hull Magnetic Mental Control odd-backed card placed in deck is found by spectator from faces, rough-smooth
Also published here 287
Unknown Movie Color Cards two different colored decks change places, two red-blue double backers
287
Unknown Transpo Color Change two different colored decks change places in different pockets
288
Rolland Hamblen Invisible Flight signed card travels into different sealed deck
288
Rolland Hamblen Blind Man's Bluff about ten selections are located blindfolded
289
Charles T. Jordan Speaking of Pink Elephants color changing backs, then a card travels from one half to the other, glued pairs
289
Unknown Card Telepathy medium in other room divines card, code
291
Unknown Card X medium names cards while blindfolded
291
Unknown Chair Add
291
Unknown Sight Unseen medium in other room divines card
292
Unknown Miracle Code medium in other room divines card
292
Unknown Telepathic Cards medium in other room divines cards, pocket writing
293
Unknown Toy Telephone Reading medium divines cards
293
Howard Albright Duo-Mentality medium in other room divines card, code with pencil
293
Ralph W. Hull Three in One Card Trick card vanishes from packet and travels to named position into other packet, duplicate, saliva
294
U. F. Grant The Midnight Marvel four of a kind reversed itself in dark room, duplicates
295
Billy O'Connor The Limit Four Ace Trick seven aces are used
295
Michael F. Zens Zens' Card Miracle with marked cards and two decks set-up
296
Unknown A Novel Card Problem replacing cards in short deck for multiple location routine
297
Theodore Annemann Get it in the Dark three cards chosen in dark room are divined, three forcing decks
297
Michael F. Zens Zens' Miracle Pocket to Pocket Trick three chosen cards, envelopes, repeating set-up deck
Related to 298
Unknown Neat Card Detection only with Bicycle backs from the old days...
299
Unknown New Card Locator coin impression locator card
299
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth
299
Unknown Telepathy? performer marks a card on the face, it is the one named by spectator, nail writer
300
Charles T. Jordan The Whispering Envelope card placed in envelope is divined, see-through envelope for only black cards
301
Unknown Great Psychic Card Feat spectator marks card behind deck, divined, dummy pencil (Tom Sellers)
Related to 301
Unknown Card Stabbing duplicate in newspaper
302
Dai Vernon Miracle Card Location daup on case
302
Dai Vernon Miracle Location Club Version daub, full deck stack, four or five cards
302
James Maxwell Telepathic Selection carbon card, originally in Magic Wand, March 1920
303
Theodore Annemann Mental Masterpiece carbon case
304
Dai Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in card
Related to 305
Unknown Magicardo deck with hole and ribbon through it, penetration from middle to top of deck despite this
305
Unknown Stereotyped - Reading the Cards index on card is traced with ink that leaves an imprint on finger
306
David Devant Thought Card Discovered punching selection secretly
306
Charles T. Jordan Impromptu Detection scratching as edge marks
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Charles T. Jordan's "An Impromptu Detection" in "Collected Tricks" p. 39
307
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge
307
Unknown It's Up to You impromptu punching some key cards
Variations 308
Jean Hugard The use of Short Cards in Magical Effects commentary and history
309
Unknown Card from Nowhere card to anywhere with duplicate, card vanishes via short card and riffle display
310
Unknown On the Top chosen card comes to top, short card
310
Unknown X-Ray Eyes performer know position of chosen card, short key card
310
Unknown A Color Change back of chosen card changes, short card
311
Unknown Cut Card Force spectator (hopefully) cuts above bunch of short cards
311
Unknown Another Force forcing a random card on multiple spectators, short card
311
Unknown To Any Number short card
312
Unknown Horoscope Card Force short card
312
Unknown A Spelling Trick short card
312
James Maxwell The Locator spectator's shuffling while short card stays next to selection
313
U. F. Grant Behind the Pack counting procedure, short card
313
Unknown Double Location short key card
313
Unknown A Reversed Location short card
314
Unknown Vanishing Card short card
314
Unknown Everywhere and Nowhere reprinted
Related to 316
Ralph W. Read, Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Original "Stop" Trick three selection, three-bank forcing deck
320
Al Baker "Say When" two cards, partial forcing deck
322
Douglas Dexter A Means to an End three selections, hat and ribbon, otherwise ungaffed
323
Al Baker Think "Stop" wax pellet
323
Unknown The Psychological Stop Trick
324
Al Baker, Audley Walsh Number Please
  • Audley Walsh Method
  • Al Baker Method
325
John J. Crimmins Jr. The Case of the Four Kings four Aces and four Kings
327
John J. Crimmins Jr. Throw Switch Precursor
327
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card plunger, reprinted from Genii, Sept 1936
328
Stewart James Miraskill reprinted from Jinx
330
Walter B. Gibson Master Card Location counting while spreading
331
Ben Erens Miracle Card Location nail nick while inserting card in fan
331
Conrad Rheiner Card Detected by Pulse Beat card forced
332
Conrad Rheiner Cut Force with Side Slip
332
Unknown Imitation Seconds three jacks deal
332
Unknown Psychological Force one out of four
333
Unknown Face Up Location top card is fed next to face up card beneath spread
333
Unknown The Dream Card card placed in envelope in beginning turns out to be later selection, index
333
R. M. Jamison Elimination two card found via multiple dealing procedure, "Thirty Card Elimination", reprinted from Sphinx, May 1935
Related to 334
Judson S. Brown A Super-Reverse Problem any card called for reverses itself, invisible deck with waxed pairs
335
Cazeneuve Card in an Orange torn corner
336
Unknown The Slap Trick card comes to top, Seven vs. Eight impromptu duplicate
337
Unknown The Conjuror's Touch three selections are found beneath handkerchief, secret pocket in handkerchief with duplicates
337
Unknown The Card Through the Handkerchief
338
Unknown The Penetrating Cards through case and handkerchief
338
Unknown Get Thee Behind Me, Satan
Also published here 339
Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick
339
Unknown The Clock Trick
340
Jack Merlin Paint Brush Card picking off the pip type
341
Unknown The Eclipse Vanish one of five vanishes, saliva
341
C. O. Williams The Card from the Pocket card at thought of position is remembered and found, lazy man
Variations 342
S. H. Wimbrough Card from the Pocket - Another Presentation lazy man's card to pocket, pocketed card in beginning is later selection
342
Charles T. Jordan Banner Card Discovery card at thought of position is remembered and found
343
Charles T. Jordan Like Seeks Like Ace assembly with four hats, "A trick which makes use of the back palm as a secret sleight."
344
Charles T. Jordan The Master Riddle six card location
344
Unknown Transposition... Box to Envelope
345
Unknown Mental Card Mystery
345
Unknown Holdout underneath Envelope
345
Unknown Bold Table Switch deck next to packet, deck minus bottom cards moved on other packet, top of page
345
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
346
Tom Sellers Card and Envelope card added from underneath envelope
346
Glenn G. Gravatt Card and Envelope No. 2 card added from underneath envelope
347
Howard Albright Tuned Minds word written on playing card is divined
347
Theodore Annemann Two Card Slate Prophecy two cards divined and written on slates, stacked deck and forcing deck
348
Kli Ban The Spectator Finds Your Card card travels into other half next to selection
348
Unknown Watch His Elbow spectator's elbows betray counting procedure
349
Unknown Two Pile Trick
Variations 349
Unknown The Voice of the Spirit code for assistant in other room
349
Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"
Variations 350
Unknown Triple Card Mystery three cards
350
T. Page Wright Infallible Prediction performer marks a card on the face, this is chosen by spectator
351
Charles T. Jordan Faces or Backs, Which? one-way principle applied to faces and Bicycle League Backs
351
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver pointer one way from face
Also published here 352
Unknown, Burling Hull The Magnetized Cards card attached to hand, three methods
353
Tom Sellers The Magnetized Cards card attached to hand
353
Unknown Tearing the Deck five methods to tear a full deck
354
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Cards dealing apparently face up/face down
355
Stewart James Simplicity Four Ace Trick
Also published here 355
Unknown Another Simplicity Four Ace Trick
356
Charles T. Jordan Inseparable Aces aces distributed in deck, when dealt they are all together, multiple glide
356
Theodore Annemann Slates and Aces message on slate changes itself
Also published here 357
Unknown Multiple Glide with several cards, more added during dealing
357
Leslie P. Guest The Trend of the Times face up kings are in deck, change to queens, story presentation
358
Unknown The Great Pearl Mystery story presentation
358
Unknown Parade of the Queens
359
Unknown Buried Alive jacks put reversed in deck turn over beneath handkerchief
360
Unknown Setting a Bridge
360
Unknown Reading the Cards reading cards with fingertips, two simple one-ahead methods
361
Henry Hardin Hindu Miracle reading cards with fingertips
361
Unknown The Belt Trick reading cards with fingertips
362
Sam H. Sharpe Modern Card Reading
362
Ivanhoe Trudell Any Time, Any Day, Card Reading
362
Theodore Annemann Mystery Card Reading
363
Unknown Read Them Off cover card with torn off corner to provide window
363
C. O. Williams X-Ray stack, two riffle shuffles
364
Unknown Reading Cards, Mirror Methods
364
Unknown Another Method
364
Unknown A Subtle Set Up thumb count stack
365
Billy O'Connor A Memory Feat naming any card at any number
365
Unknown Mnemonics for Cards
366
Charles T. Jordan The Poker Shark performer's hand transforms to beat the other players, set-up
367
Charles T. Jordan Pocket Ditch as small packet switch
367
Unknown Double Poker Deal set-up
367
Charles T. Jordan Poker Player's Deal royal flush in named suit is located underneath handkerchief
368
Dai Vernon Poker Demonstration
368
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Run-up
369
Michael F. Zens Quadruple Poker Trick
Related toVariations 369
Frank Lane Poker Set Up
Also published here 371
Frank Lane Another Poker Set Up
371
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person pick-up stack
Variations 372
Theodore Annemann The Gambler is Back Again
372
Tom Bowyer Klondyke Poker poker deal from new pack order
373
Unknown Impromptu Poker Deal
Variations 373
Stadelman Effective Poker Deal redistribution to stack royal flush
373
Unknown The Perpetual Almanac or Gentleman Soldier's Prayer Book story
374
Jean Hugard Indispensable Sleights comments
377
Unknown The Overhand Shuffle jog shuffle, running single cards
377
Unknown To retain the whole deck in order
380
Unknown The Riffle Shuffle
380
Unknown A false cut
380
Unknown Palming a Card
380
Unknown Replacement brief
381
Unknown The Simple Pass overhand shuffle control, mahatma
381
Unknown The Double Lift
382
Unknown The Glide
382
Unknown A Good Location overhand shuffle control
383
Unknown For ready Reference, Several Methods of Forcing Cards from Annemann's 202 Methods of Forcing
classic force with subtlety
383
Unknown Spread Force card under spread
383
Unknown Countdown Force
384
Unknown Bridge Force
384
Unknown Short Card Force
384
Unknown The Knife Method
384
Louis Nikola The Nikola Card System comments on the use of memorized deck and how to learn the Nikola System
385
Louis Nikola Whist or Bridge trick with Nikola memorized deck
391
Louis Nikola Spelling Bee trick with Nikola memorized deck
391
Louis Nikola Poker trick with Nikola memorized deck
391
Louis Nikola "Nap" trick with Nikola memorized deck
391
Louis Nikola "Stop." apparently count the cards while riffling, or cutting off a requested number
Also published here 392
Louis Nikola Cards by Weight memorized deck
Also published here 393
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards memorized deck
Also published here 393
Unknown Top Card Glimpse left hand turned and top card pushed over
393
Louis Nikola The Sense of Touch memorized deck
Also published here 394
Louis Nikola Locating selection and its position named, memorized deck
Also published here 394
Louis Nikola Spelling spelling out some cards with the Nikola memorized deck
Also published here 395
Louis Nikola To Spell Any Card Called For memorized deck
Also published here 395
Unknown Softened Corner corner bent back and forth until soft/broken, short card substitute
395
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated memorized deck
Also published here 396
Louis Nikola Riffle Shuffle as Pass Substitute
396
Louis Nikola Unconscious Thought Transmission card placed in envelope in beginning turns out to be any named one, memorized deck as open index
Also published here 398
Louis Nikola Wizard's Whist with and without stack
Also published here 399
Louis Nikola All Trumps trick with Nikola memorized deck
Also published here 400
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind the Back memorized deck
Also published here 401
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called for From the Pocket memorized deck
Also published here 401
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game arranging memorized deck stack in front of spectators
Also published here 402