Written by Jon Racherbaumer

1980
Work of Various

99 pages (Hardcover), published by Danny Korem
Illustrated with photographs and drawings.
Language: English

(91 entries)

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Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page Categories
Edward Marlo The Predetermined Hour clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versions
VariationsAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 1 1971 1
Edward Marlo Another Elevator three cards
Related to Vol. 1 No. 1 1971 2
Unknown Three as Ace Misshow
Vol. 1 No. 1 1971 2
William Zavis Up the Sleeve Again card in sleeve appears on pack, in sleeve is now selection, new handling
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 1 1971 3
Roy Walton Ten Paces to the Right selection ten cards away from face-up Ten spot, faro (see page 8 for non-faro suggestion by J. Stewart Smith), see page 16 for correction
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 1 1971 4
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch switching small item when wrapping it in handkerchief, for credits and sources see page 24
VariationsAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 1 1971 5
Marvin Johnson Easy Thievery Thieves and Sheep handling, two copper/silver coins, see page 16 for credits
Vol. 1 No. 1 1971 7
Roland Hurley The De-Materializing Coin chinese coin with square hole and half dollar with round hole transpose, then holes transpose
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 9
Mike Rogers Still Avid color changing back kicker
Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 10
Charles Aste Jr. Tilt Subtlety striking center cards, often credited to Schwarzman
Related to Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 10
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious related to "Coming Up in the World", see correction on page 34
Related to Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 11
Edward Marlo Marlo One-Hand Crimp bottom left corner with base of thumb
Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 12
Edward Marlo Placement Control crimp, basically tabled version of Vernon's Placement
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 13
Edward Marlo Pull Down Substitute thumb base
Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 13
Eddie Fields The Farcical Force bold
Variations Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 13
Sam Schwartz Working Against Time egg timer with miniature card on bottom used, card under egg timer change into selection with "the card under the timer" line
Related to Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 14
Matt Corin The Cannibal Cards routine claimed by Wesley James, see references
Related toVariations Vol. 1 No. 2 1971 15
Mike Rogers Six to One six coins put in hand transform into one different coin, clip
Vol. 1 No. 3 1971 17
Sam Aaronson, Walter Rollins, Mike Rogers Modified Aaronson-Rollins Coin Clip
Vol. 1 No. 3 1971 17
Mike Rogers Lapping Move item "parked" on table
Vol. 1 No. 3 1971 18
David Solomon Second Power Poker & Lead-In Aces travel to top, odd-backed Aces stacked in deck, transform into Royal Flush (that now has odd backs) and others get good hands (Power Poker originally Talisman 1/11)
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 3 1971 18
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Transposition card peeked in upper half is secretly transferred to lower half, three methods
Related to Vol. 1 No. 3 1971 20
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Fingertip Tenkai Steal card peeked in upper half is stolen
Vol. 1 No. 3 1971 20
Edward Marlo Silent Gypsy four copper coins transpose with four silver coins, using handkerchief, solid stack
Vol. 1 No. 3 1971 23
Father Cyprian Slap Jack two face-up jacks far apart travel around selection, two methods
Related to Vol. 1 No. 3 1971 23
Milton Kort The O-Kort-o Box Rides Again stack of half dollars changes into dimes in box, hollow stack, O-Kort-o or Okito box
Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 25
Edward Marlo Lead-in Ace Cutting
Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 25
Roger Klause New Theory Coins Across two ahead, shell
Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 26
Roger Klause Fist Steal in Tenkai Pinch
Related to Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 26
Jon Racherbaumer Last-Minute Departure
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 28
Edward Marlo Delayed Atfus
Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 29
Edward Marlo Variations of K. M. Move Force variations, slip force
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 30
Art Altman Art Altman's Handling slip force
Inspired byAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 31
Edward Marlo, S. W. Erdnase Marnase False Cut also as slip cut
Related toVariationsAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 32
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Pressed Between signed card pressed from top to center between sandwich cards
Related toVariations Vol. 1 No. 4 1971 33
Brother John Hamman Deck in Parvo case shrinks, for credits for gaff see page 50
Vol. 1 No. 5 1972 35
Lin Searles Reversal Track card reverses itself and its value is used to count to selection, match occurs along the way
Related to Vol. 1 No. 5 1972 37
Lin Searles Christ Force Handling
Vol. 1 No. 5 1972 37
Edward Marlo The Elusive Jacks black jacks change to red jacks, blacks reversed in deck, spectator locates reds again
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 5 1972 38
Roy Walton Right Number two mates find mate of selection, faro & stay stack
Vol. 1 No. 5 1972 39
Roland Hurley The Midas Touch two dollars, quarter & dime change into gold coins, purse & 1.35 gimmick
Vol. 1 No. 5 1972 40
Edward Marlo Marlo's Phantom Deck red-blue rough-smooth deck
  • First Effect: spectator stops at only odd-backed card, Open Prediction with backs
  • Second Effect: thought of card has odd back
  • Third Effect: touched card has odd back
Vol. 1 No. 6 1972 43
Unknown Face-up Classic Force any touched card is odd-backed
Vol. 1 No. 6 1972 44
Edward Marlo Double Out named card is either missing or odd-backed
Vol. 1 No. 6 1972 45
Edward Marlo Impromptu X-Ray Deck four selections returned to deck, performer names them, two methods, inspired by Daley's "Electronic Vision" (Linking Ring, April 1951)
Vol. 1 No. 6 1972 45
Edward Marlo One Spectator D.M.
Vol. 1 No. 6 1972 47
Edward Marlo, Bill Simon To Set Up combination of two referenced Bill Simon effects
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 6 1972 48
Edward Marlo For the Color Blind card with binary marks chosen from one deck is shuffled to top via faros in stacked second deck, badly explained
Vol. 1 No. 6 1972 49
Roger Klause Tabled Transpo Plus two copper one silver with Okito box
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 51
Edward Marlo, Roger Klause Pop up Move
Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 52
Brother John Hamman Underground Transposition
Related toVariations Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 52
Bob Veeser, Brother John Hamman Veeser Concept
Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 53
Larry Jennings O. Henry Find deuces sandwich selection, then deuces change into two selections, see also J. K. Hartman's way to get into on page 81
Related to Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 53
Unknown Cut Reverse from Royal Road
Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 54
Edward Marlo X Marks the Spot unknown card is marked with X on back, spectator selects it from face, correction for "X Deck" (see Phoenix reference)
Related toVariations Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 55
Dick Jarrow Right On!
Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 56
Edward Marlo 21 Plus Subtlety for correction see reference
Related toAlso published here Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 57
Jerry K. Hartman Rough Smooth Red-Blue Credits
Vol. 1 No. 7 1972 58
Mike Rogers Cap & Pence Handling
Vol. 1 No. 8 1972 59
Brother John Hamman The Elmsley Assembly
Vol. 1 No. 8 1972 61
Edward Marlo They're All Alike ambitious type routine shown, people think they're all the same, but they're all blank
Vol. 1 No. 8 1972 62
Edward Marlo In Lieu of the Hindoo Shuffle all alike for full deck
Vol. 1 No. 8 1972 64
David Solomon, Steve Draun S-D Location two phase location
Variations Vol. 1 No. 8 1972 65
Edward Marlo Kick-Off Switch tabled card(s) lapped, palmed card(s) switched in
Variations Vol. 1 No. 9 1972 67
Edward Marlo, Mike Rogers Coin Kick & Card Change coin lapping vanish or card transformation
Related to Vol. 1 No. 9 1972 68
Edward Marlo Eidetic Change see credit notes on page 67
Related to Vol. 1 No. 9 1972 70
Herb Zarrow Herb's Variant four cards, with selection that travels into deck
Inspired byVariations Vol. 1 No. 9 1972 72
Roy Walton Twice Removed four deuces found by spectator
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 9 1972 73
Roy Walton Christ Force Handling
Vol. 1 No. 9 1972 74
Edward Marlo Ruse Cull ruse to cull control two selections, Gemini Twins procedure (Locatrik) as lead-in for Jennings' routine
Inspired byRelated to Vol. 1 No. 9 1972 74
Edward Marlo Faro Riffle Shuffle detailed
Also published here Vol. 1 No. 10 1972 75
Jon Racherbaumer Editor's Prologue general comments on the Table Faro
Vol. 1 No. 10 1972 75
Henry Christ Card Clairvoyant improvement
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 10 1972 78
Edward Marlo Flight for 3 three selections from between aces to between queens in center
Related toVariations Vol. 1 No. 10 1972 78
Marvin Johnson Shift Spell spelling to the Aces
Vol. 1 No. 10 1972 79
David Solomon Doubly Open gaffed
Variations Vol. 1 No. 10 1972 80
Edward Marlo Ambitious Swindle hidden use of Edward Victor's Color Change
Related to Vol. 1 No. 10 1972 81
Fred Kaps, Channing Pollock Zap Aces
Related to Vol. 1 No. 11 1972 83
Dai Vernon Variation
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 11 1972 84
Edward Marlo Push-In Change
Vol. 1 No. 11 1972 84
Edward Marlo Rouge et Noir four red, four blacks
Vol. 1 No. 11 1972 85
Jon Racherbaumer Turning on an Audience performer names card that is selected behind his back, three methods/phases
Vol. 1 No. 11 1972 85
Larry Jennings Twist'in extra card
Variations Vol. 1 No. 11 1972 87
Roy Walton Match-a-Matic performer and spectator each take four cards, two mates, rest four Aces
Vol. 1 No. 11 1972 88
Edward Marlo ETC. three touches
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 11 1972 89
Peter Kane Finn Change card to bill, pocket card
Related to Vol. 1 No. 12 1972 91
Edward Marlo Signature Rush unknown sandwiched card turns out to be later signed selection, four methods
Vol. 1 No. 12 1972 92
Pete Biro Kneet! coin into glass
Related to Vol. 1 No. 12 1972 93
Mike Rogers The Zany Gaff deck placed on table, covered with handkerchief, selection comes face up to top, magnetic thread gimmick between hands
Vol. 1 No. 12 1972 93
Jon Racherbaumer Veiled Tosheroon coin on deck
Inspired by Vol. 1 No. 12 1972 95
Edward Marlo Blind Date kings and queens place on table alternating by performer and spectator, all suits match
Related to Vol. 1 No. 12 1972 95