Written by John Bannon

1991
Work of John Bannon

164 pages (Hardcover), published by Kaufman and Greenberg
Illustrated with drawings by Richard Kaufman.
Language: English

(98 entries)

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John Bannon Acknowledgements
Simon Aronson Introduction
9
John Bannon Foreword
11
John Bannon Heart of the City card spectator cuts to is predicted, another signed selection travels to envelope which has been on table
Variations 13
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force
15
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display showing four cards as four of a kind even though there are only three and one indifferent
15
Edward Marlo, John Bannon "Signed Card" Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
Related to 17
Edward Marlo On The Marlo Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of them
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John Bannon On The Elmsley Count brief
19
John Bannon, Bob Farmer Clock O'Doom clock trick with small packet triumph sequence, selection travels from packet to deck, inspired by Bob Farmer's "Hand O'Doom", see Racherbaumer reference for credit information
Related to 20
Edward Marlo Bold Face-Up Switch
22
Paul Harris Tilt Swindle
24
John Bannon Divided Biddle Steal alternative do Marlo's "Bold Face-Up Switch"
25
John Bannon On Sid Lorraine's Slop Shuffle
25
John Bannon Shake Well Before Using red black separated cards instantly mix
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Alex Elmsley, John Bannon False False Shuffle faro fan
27
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes
29
Bob Kohler Bertram Spider Vanish Handling
30
John Bannon I/O Holdout Input/Output, clip for stealing and retrieving flat body loads
30
Bob Kohler Acquitment
31
John Bannon Fat City whole deck travels between isolated sandwich cards, leaving selection behind
35
Edward Marlo ATFUS Sandwich Handling
36
John Bannon Tattoo You spectator's initials are transferred from red to blue card, red/blue double backer
Variations 38
John Bannon Minus One Force here credited to Sid Lorraine
Inspired by 39
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
41
John Bannon Masquerade four jokers assemble and change to aces
44
John Bannon Broken Flushtration Count
47
Unknown Push-In Change with small packet
48
Unknown Flick Change card is flicked onto some cards on table and changes visually, here credited to John Cornelius (?)
50
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count brief
50
John Bannon Outer Limits spectator cuts off half the deck and thinks of any number card, fishing
Related toVariations 51
John Bannon Beyond the Pale no totally free choice
51
John Bannon "Double No" Fishing Binary-Majority Sort in Bob Farmer's terminology
54
John Bannon Alternate Indexing Schemes index methods for eight cards
57
John Bannon Alternate Fishing Systems commentary
58
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case
Also published here 59
John Bannon Bottom Bluff Force see also page 61
Also published here 59
John Bannon (The Mystery on the) Aztec-Orient Express routine for Connie Haden's Two Copper/One Silver or Presley Guitar's Copper/Silver/Brass set
61
John Bannon Take Two Switch picking up coins from Two Copper/One Silver or CSB set
63
James Lewis Visual Change Move with CSB set
64
Dan Garrett Pinch Switch here as transformation
Related to 67
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
Related toVariations 68
Unknown Swing Cut
69
Sydney Bergson Bottom Slip Force here credited to Sid Lorraine
70
Unknown All Alike Phase
71
Unknown Snap Over Change
72
Dai Vernon Through-The-Fist Flourish
73
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count brief
74
Unknown The Flushtration Count brief
74
John Bannon, Richard Himber The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Card Trick in case all cards are shredded to pieces by themselves except selection
Inspired by
  • Richard Himber's "Surprise Stab"
74
Scotty York Flap Case card case with blank card as flap in it
75
Daryl Martinez Pocket Search Switch
76
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag
79
John Bannon Reversal of Fourtune
Variations 82
John Bannon, Bernard Bilis Biddle Grip Bilis Switch
84
John Bannon Boogie Woogie Aces royal flush kicker
87
Edward Marlo Le Temps Pull-Off Switch as top card of small packet is drawn onto deck
Related to 90
John Bannon The Ace-Man Cometh matching the cards with transformation after every phase
Inspired by 92
Edward Marlo Sleightless Drop Switch
94
Frank Thompson Triple False Cut shown to Bannon by Harvey Rosenthal
Related to 95
Randy Wakeman In Lieu of the Slip Cut
Inspired by 95
John Bannon, Ron Wilson Hop Two It two cards from red half to black half, two-card variation of Ron Wilson's "Highland Hop"
Inspired by 96
Ron Wilson Highland Hop Move transfer from packet to tabled spread
Inspired by 99
John Bannon Detour de Force humorous prediction effect with obviously but wrongly marked cards
102
John Bannon Directed Verdict actually "Directed Verdict IV"
Related toVariations 106
Gary Kurtz Overhand Shuffle Placement set-up
Inspired by 106
John Bannon SWAK - Swindled With A Kiss transferring a card from packet in end grip to packet in other hand
107
John Bannon, Edward Marlo "Bold Control" Bottom Deal
108
John Bannon Directed Verdict II
109
John Bannon Directed Verdict III
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John Bannon Directed Verdict V
110
Jerry K. Hartman Drop Stop
111
John Bannon, Brother John Hamman Duet To It two cards transform to resemble other cards, then become two previous selections, inspired by Hamman's "Magic Cards", two handlings with and without duplicates
113
Paul Harris Flip Flop Plop
114
Arturo de Ascanio Bottom Double Lift from small packet
115
John Bannon, Jerry K. Hartman On The Secret Subtraction Switch see also page 114
117
John Bannon Steel Convergence impromptu method for John Kennedy's "Mid-Air Card Stab"
118
Jack Merlin Drop Sleight
119
John Bannon OZ Deposit card changes to $100 bill, card in wallet, with variations:
  • Way Ahead Variation (Bob Kohler)
  • Compromise Variation
  • No-Palm Variation
  • The OZ Envelope and Remote Change
  • OZ Recombinant
122
John Bannon Return of the Magnificent Seven ungaffed
127
Brother John Hamman Hamman Count
128
Ken Krenzel Pressure Hideout
130
John Bannon Ton-Toid royal flush ending, ungaffed close-up handling for Ton Onosaka's "Tonte"
133
Edward Marlo KM Move Variation illogical double lift
135
Larry West, John Bannon Mirage Count Variation Rhythm count alternative
136
John Bannon Creased Lightning Again Creased Lightning III, also right after convincing control
138
John Bannon Real Secrets card to card box, then folded to small box
141
John Bannon Misdirection Card Steal choreography to palm off a card
142
Edward Marlo Card to Case
142
John Bannon Underhanded
144
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlings
Also published here 148
John Bannon Care And Feeding of Folding Quarters
151
John Bannon, Alex Elmsley Vicious Rumors
Inspired by 153
John Bannon Assisted Switch Elmsley Count type switch in the spectator's fingers
155
Theodore Annemann Jinx Switch brief
156
John Bannon Do the 'Twixt
Inspired by 157
John Benzais The Benzais Spin-Out brief
160
John Bannon Timely Departure three cards are thought-of via "packet is cut off and counted..." procedure, they disappear and reappear face up
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