Written by Andi Gladwin
Work of Jack Parker
240 pages (Hardcover), published by An Andi Gladwin Production
Illustrated with drawings by Tony Dunn
Language: English
111 entries
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Gordon Bruce Foreword
Jack Parker Introduction
Jack Parker I Know Kung Fu Selection jumps from between black Kings to red Kings and back, with kicker ending of red Kings jumping between tabled black Kings
Inspired byVariations 9
Jack Parker TumbleGem Switch Switched as cards are flipped over, uses a slide-under motion with Block Pushoff, mechanics similar to Jordan Count
Related toAlso published here 9
Daniel Rhod Rhod Show Variant variation of the D'Amico Spread
Related to
  • Rhod Show (Daniel Rhod, 1993)
  • "Rhod Variation Of The D'Amico Spread" (Daniel Rhod, Revelations, 1978)
Jack Parker Ouroboros Poker hands chosen from a ten-card pile of Jacks, Queens and Kings. Audience gets full house, performer gets four Aces
Inspired byAlso published here 14
Daryl Martinez Combo Count
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety
Jack Parker Girl's Night Out Queen of Hearts teleport between four Jacks and Kings, finally four Kings change to four Queens
Inspired by 17
Brother John Hamman Swivel Switch
Larry Jennings Rhythm Count Variant
Daryl Martinez Rising Crime Display
Edward Marlo Razor's Edge Technique Hiding thickness of packet in spread
Jack Parker Twelve Card Monte Monte routine done with three packets of four cards (Four Eights, Four Nines and Four Queens), Queens change to Aces
Dai Vernon Strip-out Addition
Brother John Hamman Gemini Count
Jack Parker Magician vs. Magician Magician recounts story of playing poker with another magician, magician ultimately wins with Royal Flush in Spades (lots of pokerhand transformations)
Inspired by 27
Jack Parker Cross Eyed Surprise Red and black Ace transposes when sandwiched between Queens, finally two Aces switch places with four Queens
Also published here
  • Set to Stun, 2005
Karl Fulves Mechanical Switch Actions are almost identical to an Elmsley Count
Jack Parker "For Marlo" Switch Variation feigning a switch of two packets (Pseudo Switch)
Inspired byAlso published here 31
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count
Dai Vernon, Henry Christ, Theodore Annemann Alignment Move
Christian Chelman The Display Load
Related to 32
Jack Parker All For One Switch Inspired by the Kosky Switch
Jack Parker Outjogging Jordan Handling of Jordan Count where each card counted is shown outjogged, before being pushed flush
Jack Parker The Guilty Change Based on the Interlock Principle
Jack Parker Slip Slide Force handling for the Hofzinser Spread Force
Also published here 41
Jack Parker The Aerobic Switch Switch two cards on top of the deck while displaying them
Related to 43
Dr. Jacob Daley Hit Double Turnover
Jack Parker The Ballerina Double Flashy & twirly double lift
Related toVariations 45
Jack Parker Parker Varies Regal (P.V.R.) spectator touch card in spread, card is reversed in deck, in the process it is switched
Inspired byAlso published here 48
Jack Parker Thumbs Down Tent Vanish Tent Vanish with left thumb behind card
Jack Parker The Zen Spread One handed Ascanio-like spread to display four cards as three
Also published here 52
Jack Parker Hair Raiser Elevator with Ace, Two, Three, before they change into four Kings
Arturo de Ascanio Open Display
Jack Parker, Tomas Blomberg Hard to Get Just Got Easy Magicians finds two selections
Inspired by 61
Edward Marlo Convincing Control Variant
Tenkai Ishida, Arthur H. Buckley, Edward Marlo Book Break Turnover Glimpse
Inspired by 62
Mexican Turnover
Related to 62
Jack Parker Three On The Button Three selections made and lost. Four Kings turn face down one by one. One King is placed in front of two spectators each, other two Kings placed face up in deck. Kings change into selections, last selection is sandwiched by Kings in deck.
Inspired by 64
Jack Parker No Fuss Switch ATFUS type of switch with outjogged display
Also published here 65
Jack Parker The Bled and the Rue Selection from red deck appears in blue deck after a weird transposition
Inspired by 68
Jack Parker Long Dimension Phone Call Fours change to Jacks, one of them change back to Four, while other Fours appear in different places (in the deck, under the box, inside the box)
Frederick Braue Push-In Change handling
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display
Jack Parker Alone in the Dark Impossible location - card found at named number after deck is shuffled (self working)
Inspired by 74
Jack Parker Thought Provoker poker-themed out for Vernon's Five Card Mental Force
Inspired by 77
Steve Beam Backwards Prophecy
Jack Parker, Tomas Blomberg Rump Shaker Performer deals four Aces to himself twice, then gives everyone great hands in the third round, leaving the best hand (straight flush) for himself
Inspired by 81
Jack Parker U.D.S.I. Black Ace transposes with two red Kings visually
Inspired by
  • "Dancy Sandwich Intro" (Luke Dancy, unpublished)
Richard Kaufman A Radical Change Color change of two cards
Related to 85
Edward Marlo Breakless Curry Change
Edward Marlo Unit Upjog Addition
Ken Krenzel Force-Eps move
Jack Parker 100% Confidence packet of three cards keeps changing to match as a four of kind with different selections (packet general card), end with Royal Flush
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 88
Paul Harris, Ricardo Wecksler Ascanio Spread variant
Related to 89
Jack Parker Done Burying Joker splits into two cards - a Ten and a Seven - seventeen cards down is selected card
Jack Parker Whiskers Split
Jack Parker Trial Separation two spectators selects a card each - realise they both somehow impossibly selected the same card, and Joker changes into selection
VariationsAlso published here 95
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels
Jack Parker Double Barrelled Shotgun Jack of Hearts keeps jumping to the top, then deck is spread and four Jacks are face up in the deck
Related toAlso published here 98
Jack Parker HofCity Hofzinser Ace Problem done with two selections, intermediate prediction effect
Inspired by 101
Jack Parker Oddservation Spectator and magician each holds four random cards, they exchange cards, but they transpose back. Magician is left holding only those two cards, while spectator is holding four Aces
VariationsAlso published here 107
Jack Parker Detour (Oddservation Redux) Variation of Oddservation, ends with Royal Flush
Inspired byAlso published here 110
Jack Parker Twisted Inversion Two selections transpose between two packets of four cards
Inspired by 114
Jack Parker All That Jazz Jazz Aces with kicker ending of four Jokers changing to four Aces
VariationsAlso published here 118
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
Brother John Hamman Hamman Count
Jack Parker Remix Updated handling of All That Jazz
Inspired by 122
Edward Marlo Diminishing Lift Sequence
Bob Veeser Veeser Concept
Jack Parker Remote Control Spectator reverses two cards, reveals to be the two black Twos
VariationsAlso published here 125
Max Holden Cross Cut Force
David Britland Double Backer Force
Jack Parker Manual Operation Ungimmicked version of Remote Control with a surprise Royal Flush ending
Inspired by 127
Jack Parker On, In & Under three Kings placed under box, inside box and on box transposes with three Twos
VariationsAlso published here 130
Jack Parker Visualisation Reworked handling of On, In & Under
Inspired by 132
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety
Jack Parker Underbelly Sequence
Jack Parker Can Can Coin Coin dropped into partially filled soda can penetrates out of the can
Jack Parker Flat Rate of Interest Coin penetrates playing card
Al Smith, Daryl Martinez, Father Cyprian Emergency Change
Paul Harris "Hi Ho Silver" move
Jack Parker Cain & Cord coin appears underneath selection in the deck. Then, card vanishes and reappears folded around the coin
Also published here 142
Edward Marlo, Walter B. Gibson Spider Vanish
Frank Simon Versatile Outjog Control Variant
Dai Vernon Spellbound
Jack Parker Ring Vanish Sequence Finger ring vanishes then reappears
Jack Parker Visual Acuity Three card monte routine with surprise ending of an eye-chart appearance on a card
Variations 150
Jack Parker Double-Back Trilogy Three tricks using a double backer
Related to 154
Jack Parker Persistent Offenders Four Kings travel from packet to the deck
Inspired byRelated to 154
Herb Zarrow, Jack Parker Sloppy Zarrow Addition
Jack Parker More Effort Less Magic Selection placed amongst Kings vanish, one of the Kings becomes the selection, and the King appears in spectator's packet
Related toVariations 157
Jack Parker The Heist Story trick about Jacks committing a robbery (stealing a diamond)
Inspired byRelated to 159
Jack Parker Old Fashioned Aces Aces vanish one by one, and are reproduced in different ways
Jack Parker Bare Naked Ladies Minimalistic Queen assembly with backfire ending (Seven Card Assembly)
Inspired by 172
Allan Ackerman Optical Rhythm Count
Jack Parker P.O.V. Strange Ace Assembly routine in which spectator becomes the magician
Inspired by 175
Jack Parker End Grip Steal
Jack Parker Misdirection Spread Secretly displacing a card on the table to make number of cards in table multiply
Jack Parker The Three Stooges Ace Assembly routine with three spectators involved, holding each packet (uses McDonald's Aces gaffs)
Also published here 179
Jack Parker Sunken 21 twenty-one Card Trick Variation
Inspired byAlso published here 185
Jack Parker, David Solomon Invisible 21 card vanishes from packet of twenty-one cards, and reappears in packet
VariationsAlso published here 188
Jack Parker Fake 21 twenty-one Card Trick (magician fooler)
Jack Parker The Thomas Crown Affair coincidence trick using fifteen stooges
Also published here 197
Jack Parker Stooge Fright Magician divines three random selections
Derek Dingle NoLap Switch
Edward Marlo Olram's Jinx Switch
Jack Parker Inspiration, Perspiration And Astonishment
Andi Gladwin Jackanory
Andi Gladwin Bibliography
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