Written by Ken Simmons

1981
Work of Ken Simmons

57 pages (Spiralbound), published by Jerry Mentzer (Magic Methods)
Illustrated with drawings by Creati Graphics.
Language: English

(46 entries)

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Ken Simmons Preface
vii
Jerry Mentzer Foreword
ix
Ken Simmons Pull Out Techniques - Positions four positions/orientations of cards under mat at table edge
1
Ken Simmons Pull Out Double Lift adding card to single card from beneath mat at table edge
Related to 2
Edward Marlo Double Flip Down see also p. 10
3
Ken Simmons Pull Out Visual Change back-to-back, addition from table edge, two handlings
4
Ken Simmons The Double Change card changes and then back
Related to 5
Ken Simmons Pull Out Retention Switch card turned over at table edge, addition from under mat, no-palm
Related to 5
Ken Simmons Another Fantastic Move turnover pass & future reverse combo
Related to 9
Ken Simmons A Further Fantastic Move Tilt Half Pass & Future Reverse combo
Inspired byRelated to 9
Ken Simmons The Push Change tabled double pushed forward and face card unloaded
10
Ken Simmons Running Card Plus Control card reversed and controlled during running cut sequence
Inspired by 11
Ken Simmons The Tabled Steal during tabled shuffle in perpendicular or normal position, can also be loaded under mat
12
Ken Simmons Pivot Steal right hand palm as small packet is displayed
14
Ken Simmons The Spread Load loading card under mat from small packet, four methods
15
Ken Simmons, Dan MacMillan A Technical Variation of the Secret Card Add from Gambler's Palm
  • As a Tabled Turnover
Inspired by
  • "Secret Card Add" (Dan MacMillan, Gambler's Palm Revisited)
17
Ken Simmons Center Clip Control clip side steal to bottom with decoy moment
18
Ken Simmons, Dan MacMillan OHTOS as a Packet Switch just a note
Inspired by
  • "The One Hand Turn Over Switch" (Dan MacMillan, Gambler's Palm Revisited)
19
Ken Simmons A Color Change two methods
Inspired by 20
Dan MacMillan The Pen-tastic Move writing with card palmed
22
Ken Simmons Interlaced Transposition three selections between kings travel to between aces, then in repeat the quartets transpose
25
Ken Simmons Color Transposition ten red cards, ten black cards, selection travels into other packet
27
Ken Simmons Direct Transposition top cards of two packets
Inspired by 28
Ken Simmons Visual Transposition card on face with card reversed in center, two methods
Inspired by 29
Ken Simmons Impossible Transposition card reversed in deck with card held by spectator
31
Ken Simmons A Triumph For You two selections, Triumph with one selection face-up in center, cards re-spread, now second selection in center and first in pocket
31
Unknown Riffle Force break
32
Ken Simmons, David Solomon Variation of a Triumph
Inspired by 33
Ken Simmons Open Prediction Re-Opened four methods, using card under mat techniques
34
Ken Simmons With Card in Hand Interlaced Transposition, aces with three selections between spectators hand, kings outside, kings become aces, then selections appear between them
35
Ken Simmons Here, There and Back two selections travel to 2 sandwiches, then vanish, then sandwiched again in deck
37
Ken Simmons This is Your Card! freely chosen card is earlier selection, four methods
39
Edward Marlo Card Transfer from tabled packet to tabled packet
40
Ken Simmons Pick-Up Switch tabled card picked up in end grip, lapping
41
Ken Simmons Touch Any Card reversed card changes into selection, value used to find other card, two methods
42
Ken Simmons A Startler card changes face-up under spectator's hand
44
Ken Simmons Sophisticated Collectors "Actually, the above title should be 'Bold Collectors.'"
44
Ken Simmons The Interlaced Vanish "The following routine is a monster"
45
Ken Simmons Instant Departure
Inspired by 47
Dan MacMillan The Educated Poker Hand card travels from Royal Flush packet to deck
Inspired by 49
Dan MacMillan Lottery three cards face-down on table, spectator puts ace on the right one to complete a blackjack hand
Inspired byVariations 50
Ken Simmons Playing Against Odds spectator selects right card from 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, three methods
Inspired by 51
Ken Simmons Technicolor Playing Against Odds spectator selects right card from odd-backed 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, then this card changes back color to match
53
Ken Simmons Technicolor Playing Against Odds No. 2 spectator selects right card from odd-backed 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, then other four cards change back color
54
Ken Simmons Returning to the Scene of the Crime three jacks cut in deck, last jack under spectators hand, aces find jacks, jacks vanish and reappear under card under spectator's hand, story presentation
55
Dan MacMillan On the "Sleeved Card Retrieval" correction
Related to 57