Written by Darwin Ortiz

1995
Work of Darwin Ortiz

189 pages (Hardcover), published by Kaufman and Greenberg
Illustrated with drawings by Ton Onosaka.
Language: English

(81 entries)

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Paul Gertner Introduction
9
Darwin Ortiz Foreword on what's worth publishing and difficulty
11
Darwin Ortiz The Psychotronic Card combo
Variations 14
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal one of four cards on deck
14
Wesley James, Tom Ellis Loading Move
16
Darwin Ortiz Against all Odds spectator puts card in correct position in new pack order, actually Steve Beam's "Opening Stab"
Related to 20
Bill Simon "Business Card Prophecy" move
21
Darwin Ortiz Signature Effect signature jumps from card to card
Variations 23
Gary Kurtz Pivot Double Lift
24
Larry Jennings LJ Move
Related to 26
Michael Close MC Spread Double Lift
28
Ken Krenzel Drag Double Lift Stud lift
30
Tony Kardyro, Edward Marlo K.M. Move
31
Darwin Ortiz Four to One four Kings with Ace of Spades
Variations 33
Darwin Ortiz Elmsley Count with deck in hands
33
Howard Lyons Ace Steal credit information
34
S. W. Erdnase Top Palm
36
Darwin Ortiz The Unholy Three cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections
Inspired by 39
Unknown Underspread Cull
40
Dai Vernon Transfer Move
41
Darwin Ortiz Beyond Sleight of Hand
Related to 44
Larry Jennings Open Control also switch
44
Charles Nyquist Ribbonspread Hideout
46
Darwin Ortiz Blockbuster
Related to 49
Darwin Ortiz Table Edge Half Pass
50
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan reverse fan version
Related to 51
Darwin Ortiz Nulda's Revenge without pack
54
Adrian Plate Palm Change
55
Norman Houghton Pocket Load
56
Darwin Ortiz The New Hitchcock Aces
Variations 58
John Carney Versa Switch
59
Darwin Ortiz Kartenkunste
Variations 65
Darwin Ortiz Pickup on South Street from Wallet to Wallet, Mullica
70
Darwin Ortiz Bottom Deal Load loading card under wallet
Related to 72
Darwin Ortiz The Marker
76
Darwin Ortiz Underspread Force
77
Bruce Elliott Elliott Change
80
Darwin Ortiz Time and Again
Inspired by 86
Unknown Resealing a Card Case
86
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Deck Switch classic switch
88
Darwin Ortiz Table Reverse Double Undercut
90
Edward Marlo Depth Illusion
93
Darwin Ortiz Blind Aces performer blindfolded by spectator's hands from behind (human blindfold)
Inspired by
  • "Uppercutting the Aces" (Hartman)
95
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Cop
95
Jerry K. Hartman Uppercut Production
99
Darwin Ortiz Museum Piece
103
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Addition Move
104
Stuart Gordon Gordon Double
105
Edward Marlo Visual Retention Switch
107
Darwin Ortiz Harry in Your Pocket cased deck is in pocket, card fished out very fast
Related to 113
Darwin Ortiz Time Piece elaborate routine
116
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
117
Juan Tamariz Crossing the Gaze Switch
120
Darwin Ortiz The Phantom Card signed card at two positions at the same time
124
Darwin Ortiz The Showdown quite strong
Related to 128
John Scarne Scarne Card Fold Mercury Fold
131
Ken Beale Double Cut Substitute
133
Art Altman Double Undercut Palm
134
Al Baker Umbrella Move opening a folded card
136
Darwin Ortiz Bold Fusion creating a double facer
Variations 139
Harry Lorayne Lorayne Force
140
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine
Variations 146
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Double Deal
147
Darwin Ortiz The One-Handed Poker Deal skill demonstration
149
Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp Handling index corner
149
Neal Elias One-Handed Cut
150
Howard de Courcy One Handed Shuffle standard riffle
151
Unknown Chinese Deal
153
Darwin Ortiz Face-Up Centers
155
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Poker Deal travelling signatures
159
Harry Lorayne Braue Reversal Variation
160
Darwin Ortiz Stripper Switch similar to slide-under
Variations 161
Jay Ose False Cut the "real looks false" cut
164
Darwin Ortiz Mr. Lucky spectator chooses all the cards in play
Related toVariations 167
Darwin Ortiz Packet Cop Switch
Related to 169
Darwin Ortiz Pick-A-Card Poker with to-Royal-Flush-Transformation
Related to 172
Darwin Ortiz From the Cellar bottom deal demonstration with sucker element
Related to 175
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Bottom Runup System
Related to 178
Darwin Ortiz The Cross faro stacking, transformation
Related to 180
Darwin Ortiz The Sting stacking & culling demo
184
Darwin Ortiz Slip Triple Cut tabled
185