the cards being cut, to tell whether the number cut is odd or even \n \n unknown
1876
modern magic

The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even

1876


51



artificial spiritualism \n removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked \n charlier
1889
tricks with cards
Charlier

Artificial Spiritualism

1889


63



oddeven divination \n performer knows whether cutoff number is odd or even \n unknown
1889
tricks with cards

OddEven Divination

1889


77



new numerical trick with cards \n three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile \n unknown
1890
more magic

New Numerical Trick with Cards

1890


25



further illustration \n naming position of any card or card at any position \n unknown
1890
more magic

Further Illustration

1890


79



gerade oder ungerade \n no. 3, packet of cards is counted as an odd or even number, depending on what the spectator wishes, two cards stuck together with "weak rubber solution, soap or onion juice" \n unknown
1895
der kartenkünstler

Gerade oder Ungerade

1895


5



der wahrsagende würfel \n no. 15, deck cut into six piles by spectator, number chosen with die, selection is in designated pile, card palmed out and added onto correct pile \n unknown
1895
der kartenkünstler

Der wahrsagende Würfel

1895


106



gerade oder ungerade \n performer knows if cutoff pile has odd or even number of cards, redblack alternating \n unknown
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler

Gerade oder ungerade

1896


89



das mathematische mischen  3. \n third application, position of top card named after three "shuffles" \n unknown
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler

Das mathematische Mischen  3.

1896


120



predestination \n two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection \n unknown \n die prädestinationsgabe \n friedrich w. conradihorster \n die magische einwirkung \n unknown \n the mindreader \n edward bagshawe
1897
new era card tricks

Predestination

Related toAlso published here

1897


192



die magische einwirkung \n two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by john willmann \n unknown \n predestination \n unknown
1900
die zauberwelt

Die magische Einwirkung

Also published here

Apr. 1900


51



zur kartenpiéce "die wievielte karte!" \n simplified method \n robert lenz \n "die wievielte karte?" \n david tobias bamberg
1900
die zauberwelt
Robert Lenz

Zur KartenPiéce "Die wievielte Karte!"

Inspired by

Nov. 1900


166



knowing position of any named card \n \n s. w. erdnase
1902
the expert at the card table
S. W. Erdnase

Knowing Position of any named Card

1902


182



zu erraten, wie viele karten eine person der gesellschaft im geheimen einem spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte \n spectator takes a number of cards from bottom of deck and places them on top, one card chosen and its value matches the amount of moved cards \n carl willmann \n zum erraten der karten \n eduard w. lufa
1902
die zauberwelt
Carl Willmann

Zu erraten, wie viele Karten eine Person der Gesellschaft im Geheimen einem Spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte

Variations

Sep. 1902


132



zum erraten der karten \n \n eduard w. lufa \n zu erraten, wie viele karten eine person der gesellschaft im geheimen einem spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte \n carl willmann
1902
die zauberwelt
Eduard W. Lufa

Zum Erraten der Karten

Inspired by

Oct. 1902


159



eine übernatürliche uebereinstimmung \n card chosen and lost, dominoes placed together by spectator, endpoint indicate suit and value and added up the position of the selection \n hugo schrader \n "unerreicht!" (conradis der kartenkünstler im xx. jahrhundert, p. 81)
1904
der zauberspiegel
Hugo Schrader

Eine übernatürliche Uebereinstimmung

Inspired by "Unerreicht!" (Conradis Der Kartenkünstler im XX. Jahrhundert, p. 81)

May 1904


70



third method \n four cards laid out on table, spectator throws die and counts to card which is selection \n unknown
1909
the art of magic

Third Method

1909


44



the transposed cards \n done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to another \n ziska \n ziska improved \n gerald kosky \n a trick without a clue \n rolland hamblen
1909
the art of magic
Ziska

The Transposed Cards

Related toVariations

1909


49



die sympathetischen zahlen \n spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card, selections are the four tens which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paper \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n sympathetic numbers \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n daley's sympathetic numbers or lucky \n dr. jacob daley \n daley's sympathetic number trick \n dr. jacob daley
1910
kartenkünste
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

Die sympathetischen Zahlen

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1910


4



to tell the card thought of by arranging the cards in a circle \n ace through ten in a circle, on through of and after some counting divined \n unknown
1911
modern card manipulation

To tell the Card thought of by arranging the Cards in a Circle

1911


96



odd or even \n no. 11, spectator cuts off pile and spectator divined whether it's an odd or even number \n charles t. jordan
1919/1920
thirty card mysteries
Charles T. Jordan

Odd or Even

1919/1920


42



the spirit mathematician \n no. 2, half deck in performer's pocket, card with same suit and cards who add up to same domination as selection are produced, binary (ace, two, four, eight) \n charles t. jordan \n the secret mathematician \n charles t. jordan \n arthur finley \n the complementary cards \n nate leipzig \n double time in spiritland \n stewart james
1920
ten new impromptu card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

The Spirit Mathematician

Related toVariations

1920


5



improved satan's prophecy \n prediction, deck divided into two halves and a selected card vanishes from one half and appears at the position predicted in the other half \n charles t. jordan \n satan's prophecy \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

Improved Satan's Prophecy

Related to

1921


8



the ready reckoner \n spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades) \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

The Ready Reckoner

1921


14



count the cut \n spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, si stebbins \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

Count the Cut

1921


21



der scharfe blick \n spectator cuts any packet and performer knows if the amount of cards is even or odd \n friedrich "fritz" hügli
1927
leichte zauberei
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli

Der scharfe Blick

1927


9



throwing a card in the air and catching in the pack at a chosen number \n \n jack merlin
1927/28
merlin's master manipulations
Jack Merlin

Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number

1927/28


14



super mental card effect \n thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab \n jack merlin
1927/28
merlin's master miracles
Jack Merlin

Super Mental Card Effect

1927/28


17



dual detection \n two cards chosen by stabbing another card in the deck, deck dealt into four piles and assembled, deck cut and both cards found at two previously predicted numbers \n unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

Dual Detection

1928


8



discovered number \n spectator removes some cards from behind back, performer then produces card with same value as number of removed cards \n unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

Discovered Number

1928


12



counting trick \n \n unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

Counting Trick

1928


14



clock trick no. 2 \n ten cards in a circle, spectator thinks of one, then starts a counting procedure on another card that ends at his card \n walter b. gibson
1928
card tricks you will do
Walter B. Gibson

Clock Trick No. 2

1928


17



the whispering joker \n spectator counts off some cards and replaces them, performer removes joker which tells him how many were counted \n unknown
1928
card tricks you will do

The Whispering Joker

1928


17



card and number \n card found at number the performer says \n tom sellers \n memorology \n george mcbride
1931
magical pleasantries
Tom Sellers

Card and Number

Related to

1931


22



the number discovery \n number of cards divined à la einstein \n unknown
1933
page wright's notebook

The Number Discovery

1933


2



eyes all around \n a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, setup \n al baker \n eyes all round \n al baker
1934
the secret ways of al baker
Al Baker

Eyes All Around

Also published here

1934


490



lift a few \n spectator cuts cards and replaced, performer divines number of cards, two key cards come from sleeve \n tom sellers
1934
card tricks that work
Tom Sellers

Lift a Few

1934


8



tower bridge \n "a new bridge effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection \n louis lam
1935
would you believe it?
Louis Lam

Tower Bridge

1935


11



a card and a number \n naming name and position of selection, key card \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards

A Card and a Number

1935


11



the count down \n card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards

The Count Down

1935


12



a test discovery \n nail punch, naming position of selection \n unknown
1935
mental magic with cards

A Test Discovery

1935


13



how many cards did i take? \n no. 31, spectator removes small number of cards and performer produces a card whose number corresponds to that number \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

How Many Cards Did I Take?

1935


30



figures can't lie \n no. 36, spectator chooses four digits and does some calculation, then he removes four cards that match the digits and pockets one, performer divines it \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

Figures Can't Lie

1935


34



number trick \n no. 44, date addition force, using simple dealing into four piles to get the forced number to top of four piles \n unknown \n mathematical trick \n unknown
1935
card tricks that are easy to learn, easy to do

Number Trick

Related to

1935


41



the touch that tells \n performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards \n unknown
1936
the jinx

The Touch that Tells

Aug. 1936


146



an insolvable mystery \n deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position \n dai vernon \n insolvable mystery \n dai vernon \n frederick braue \n insolvable mystery \n dai vernon \n punched in the dark \n tom gagnon \n know way \n jerry k. hartman
1936
card manipulations
Dai Vernon

An Insolvable Mystery

Related toVariations

1936


152



the nines \n random numbers add up to nine, nines are selected \n unknown \n the nines \n unknown \n the nines ii \n nick trost
1936
card manipulations

The Nines

Related toVariations

1936


156



the mindreader \n card is mentally selected from a randomlyordered list of cards, magician reveals he predicted position of card in deck and the card’s numberposition in the list \n edward bagshawe \n predestination \n unknown
1936 ca.
twenty magical novelties
Edward Bagshawe

The MindReader

Related to

1936 ca.


23



fixing the date \n face cards of four packets formed by audience’s choices make up digits of randomlychosen year, number cards \n edward bagshawe
1936 ca.
twenty magical novelties
Edward Bagshawe

Fixing the Date

1936 ca.


34



indetecto \n divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail \n arthur h. buckley \n indetecto \n arthur h. buckley
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Arthur H. Buckley

Indetecto

Also published here

1937


83



up your sleeve \n spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks

Up Your Sleeve

1937


92



one in ten detection \n performer finds out small thoughtof number, oneway backs \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Theodore Annemann

One in Ten Detection

1937


156



hourglass cards \n time on watch gives position of card, placement via dealing selection procedure \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Hourglass Cards

1937


181



coincidence extraordinary \n piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical \n unknown \n necromantic calculation \n rolland hamblen \n affinities \n dai vernon \n royal card discovery \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks

Coincidence Extraordinary

Related to

1937


187



necromantic calculation \n \n rolland hamblen \n coincidence extraordinary \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Rolland Hamblen

Necromantic Calculation

Inspired by

1937


187



the transposed cards \n number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, setup \n ziska \n ziska improved \n gerald kosky
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Ziska

The Transposed Cards

Related to

1937


192



the circle of cards \n selection and number of counted cards are divined, setup \n stewart judah \n celebrity search \n jack t. koopmans
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Stewart Judah

The Circle of Cards

Related to

1937


192



a trick without a clue \n selection and number of counted cards are divined, setup \n rolland hamblen \n spell and count \n al leech \n the transposed cards \n ziska \n a dream without a clue \n justin higham
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Rolland Hamblen

A Trick Without a Clue

Related toVariations

1937


193



eyes all round \n a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, setup \n al baker \n eyes all around \n al baker
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Al Baker

Eyes All Round

Also published here

1937


193



ready reckoner \n spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Ready Reckoner

1937


198



super count down \n thoughtof number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, redblack alternating setup \n dai vernon \n super clairvoyant \n justin higham \n clairvoyant countdown \n justin higham \n stripper countdown \n justin higham \n clairvoyant svengali \n justin higham \n vernon super count down \n dai vernon
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Dai Vernon

Super Count Down

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1937


208



sensitive thoughts \n deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them \n theodore annemann
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Theodore Annemann

Sensitive Thoughts

1937


212



strange coincidence \n coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Strange Coincidence

1937


220



the cards and the dice \n card located via number on die, svengali deck \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks

The Cards and the Dice

1937


252



educated die \n rolled number finds card, stripper deck \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks

Educated Die

1937


274



sympathetic numbers \n coincidences with number ten, tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck \n charles t. jordan
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Charles T. Jordan

Sympathetic Numbers

1937


278



xray eyes \n performer know position of chosen card, short key card \n unknown
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks

XRay Eyes

1937


310



locating \n selection and its position named, memorized deck \n louis nikola \n locating \n louis nikola
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Louis Nikola

Locating

Also published here

1937


394



multeffect cards \n longshort paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects \n val evans \n sven stebbins \n john a. novak \n r. & s. master pack \n tan hock chuan \n photographic memory \n denis behr \n riffle shuffle for the paired pack \n ellis stanyon \n historia de un descubrimiento \n juan tamariz \n a further "cw menetekel" variation plus ideas for its use \n chris wardle
1937
the jinx
Val Evans

Multeffect Cards

Related toVariations

1937


177



controlled luck \n fiftytwo numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted \n newton hall \n controlled luck \n newton hall
1937
the jinx
Newton Hall

Controlled Luck

Also published here

Mar. 1937


191



tattle tale card \n number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number \n edward reese
1937
the jinx
Edward Reese

Tattle Tale Card

Apr. 1937


201



up and down \n selections end up at predicted positions, antifaro trick \n dai vernon \n card school \n roy walton \n thought processor \n george mcbride
1937
the jinx
Dai Vernon

Up and Down

Related to

Nov. 1937


255



a matter of debit and credit \n "i have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards \n unknown \n estimation \n gene "phantini" grant \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n mike gallo \n a "quickie" revisited \n jack carpenter \n magical match \n roberto giobbi \n ralph w. hull \n debit and credit: part ii \n bob farmer \n 1. soll und haben \n unknown
1938
greater magic

A Matter of Debit and Credit

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1938


157



the spectator does it all \n cards are put in pocket and one selected, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection \n unknown
1938
greater magic

The Spectator Does it All

1938


226



a master card trick \n selection appears at predicted number \n max holden
1938
greater magic
Max Holden

A Master Card Trick

1938


232



the uptodate prophet \n spectator names number, performer card at that position, stacked deck \n unknown
1938
greater magic

The UptoDate Prophet

1938


289



ne plus ultra. new version \n with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card \n unknown
1938
greater magic

Ne Plus Ultra. New Version

1938


471



quarters from torn deck \n deck torn in quarters, performer names four positions, when counted down in the four positions there is selected card \n claude goldin
1939
the jinx
Claude Goldin

Quarters from Torn Deck

Nov. 1939


461



lost and found \n two spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, two other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back \n paul curry
1939
more card manipulations
Paul Curry

Lost and Found

1939


36



sensitive thoughts \n deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them \n theodore annemann
1939
the incorporated strange secrets
Theodore Annemann

Sensitive Thoughts

1939


11



the harmony of numbers \n "an original card divertissement"
several piles made by cutting and saying stop, each pile has ten cards and a ten spot on top \n dr. h. walter grote \n sympathetic numbers \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
1939
the magic annual for 1938 and 1939
Dr. H. Walter Grote

The Harmony of Numbers

Related to

1939


28



the magic of nine \n number of cards in pocket and selection is devined \n unknown
1940
expert card technique

The Magic of Nine

1940


402



open minds \n sum prediction via cards, outtolunch principle on deck of cards \n audley walsh \n open minds \n audley walsh
1940
the jinx
Audley Walsh

Open Minds

Also published here

Feb. 1940


523



the mystic twelve \n cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reversecount force \n audley walsh \n the mystic twelve recall \n audley walsh \n jon racherbaumer \n field's zodiac card miracle \n eddie fields \n memorology \n george mcbride
1940
the jinx
Audley Walsh

The Mystic Twelve

Related toVariations

Mar. 1940


531



three predictions \n piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything \n g. w. hunter \n main interest \n ken de courcy
1940
the jinx
G. W. Hunter

Three Predictions

Variations

1940


538



circumlocation \n three cards, oddeven, identities and positions named \n don medley \n harry jordan
1940
the jinx
Don Medley, Harry Jordan

CircumLocation

1940


619



ziska improved \n number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, setup, marked locator \n gerald kosky \n the transposed cards \n ziska \n the transposed cards \n ziska
1940
more card manipulations
Gerald Kosky

Ziska Improved

Inspired byRelated to

1940


40



litening addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined \n bob hummer \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n latest addition \n steve beam \n atomic weight \n steve beam \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz \n no weigh! \n ryan schlutz \n colors by the numbers no. 1 \n ellison poland \n an oddity \n george sands \n the hummer addition principle \n bob farmer \n litening addition \n bob hummer
1940
halfadozen hummers
Bob Hummer

LiteNing Addition

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1940


5



eine seltsame uebereinstimmung \n shuffled deck in handkerchief, performer names three cards and removes them from the deck without looking, second deck with numbers on back, numbers on backs of the three removed card match with the actual date \n friedrich "fritz" hügli \n "magie" 1931.
1940
hokus pokus
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli

Eine seltsame Uebereinstimmung

Also published here

Oct. 1940


6



the odd estate \n puzzle with a story about a will \n unknown
1941
the jinx

The Odd Estate

1941


739



weird coin \n coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted \n del cartier
1941
the jinx
Del Cartier

Weird Coin

1941


757



four piles and a dollar bill \n spectator deals pile into four piles, the values on top form the year on the bill \n martin gardner
1941
after the dessert
Martin Gardner

Four Piles and a Dollar Bill

1941


6



die historia von den 15 christen und den 15 türken \n  der vater mit den stradivariousgeigen
trick for counting puzzle, every fifth is eliminated, eight cards and only red remain on the table \n hans "severus" ernst
1941
hokus pokus
Hans "Severus" Ernst

Die Historia von den 15 Christen und den 15 Türken

Aug. 1941


2



an impossible count \n spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck \n al baker \n an impossible count \n al baker \n al baker's nikola gag \n al baker
1941
magical ways and means
Al Baker

An Impossible Count

Related toAlso published here

1941


98



the little dictators \n spectator notes card and its position up to ten, three dice are thrown, the total gives position of card \n dai vernon
1941/49
select secrets
Dai Vernon

The Little Dictators

1941/49


25



your age will find you out \n spectator takes card at position of his age, card and age divined \n eddie joseph
1942
greater card tricks
Eddie Joseph

Your Age Will Find You Out

1942


29



the tekka card trick \n four amounts of cards divined after lots of dealing and pilemaking, aces as key cards distributed in deck \n eddie joseph
1942
greater card tricks
Eddie Joseph

The Tekka Card Trick

1942


33



up and down \n selections end up at predicted positions, antifaro trick \n dai vernon
1943
full deck of impromptu card tricks
Dai Vernon

Up and Down

1943


8



tattle tale card \n number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number \n edward reese
1943
full deck of impromptu card tricks
Edward Reese

Tattle Tale Card

1943


70



the touch that tells \n performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards \n theodore annemann
1943
full deck of impromptu card tricks
Theodore Annemann

The Touch That Tells

1943


71



to know how many cards are taken from the deck \n cards taken in a group, cut deck at location of removal and sight top and bottom cards, magician says number of cards drawn and names each one \n john mulholland
1944
the art of illusion
John Mulholland

To Know How Many Cards Are Taken From the Deck

1944


50



open minds \n sum prediction via cards, outtolunch principle on deck of cards \n audley walsh \n open minds \n audley walsh
1944
practical mental effects
Audley Walsh

Open Minds

Also published here

1944


286



controlled luck \n fiftytwo numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted \n newton hall \n controlled luck \n newton hall
1944
practical mental effects
Newton Hall

Controlled Luck

Also published here

1944


309



the "all clear" card transformation \n card and its position remembered, deck cut and card at same position removed, first selection is found oddbacked and reversed at same position as the second selection has spots \n stewart james
1944
jamesosophy
Stewart James

The "All Clear" Card Transformation

1944


6



little stranger \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers \n bob hummer \n hummer's little stranger \n bob hummer \n selected suit divination \n tom craven \n marble memories \n barrie richardson \n the red and black computation \n ken de courcy
1945
little stranger
Bob Hummer

Little Stranger

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1945


1



the unexpected ending \n experiment no. 9  two selections, one turns over, other is counted to \n arthur h. buckley \n two for the show \n arthur hastings
1946
card control
Arthur H. Buckley

The Unexpected Ending

Variations

1946


159



shorty \n performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket \n herb runge
1946
the phoenix
Herb Runge

Shorty

Oct. 1946


454



hummer's 18 card mystery \n spectator takes eighteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cards, see collected secrets for links to variations \n bob hummer \n hummer's 18 card mystery \n bob hummer \n under the table \n martin gardner \n bob hummer \n vuelvo dos y corto \n vicente canuto \n bob hummer
1946
face up face down mysteries
Bob Hummer

Hummer's 18 Card Mystery

VariationsAlso published here

1946


1



the prediction \n performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "marlo's miracle routine" \n edward marlo
1947
marlo in spades
Edward Marlo

The Prediction

1947


15



piano trick \n \n unknown \n speaking volumes \n tom mullica
1948
the royal road to card magic

Piano Trick

Related to

1948


106



new card affinity \n spectator and performer each choose a card from half the deck, deck assembled, performer knows the distance of the two selections (originally next to each other) \n george g. kaplan
1948
the fine art of magic
George G. Kaplan

New Card Affinity

1948


65



under the table \n spectator takes eighteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cards, cards are separated into red and blacks as climax
 turn every other card \n martin gardner \n bob hummer \n hummer's 18 card mystery \n bob hummer
1948
hugard's magic monthly
Martin Gardner, Bob Hummer

Under the Table

Inspired by

Nov. 1948


484



indetecto \n divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail ("nail marking") \n arthur h. buckley \n indetecto \n arthur h. buckley
1948
the card expert entertains
Arthur H. Buckley

Indetecto

Also published here

1948


87



five nine king \n card chosen, three piles arranged as in poker player's picnic, on top of the piles are then the mates that match the selection \n martin gardner \n two, six, ten \n steve belchou \n martin gardner \n roberto giobbi
1949
52 amazing card tricks
Martin Gardner

Five Nine King

Related to

1949


11



tap, tap \n cards dealt in 4x4 square, spectator removes a bunch of cards and deals other cards in square formation as performer taps on the cards, value on last tap matches number of removed cards \n paul rosini \n tap \n paul rosini
1949
52 amazing card tricks
Paul Rosini

Tap, Tap

Also published here

1949


36



through the beat of the pulse \n selection is lost and deck divided into two piles, performer knows in which pile card is and also exact position \n eddie joseph
1949 ca.
15 exciting minutes with a borrowed deck
Eddie Joseph

Through the Beat of the Pulse

1949 ca.


1



math \n performer names selection of position, sort of early antifaro \n bruce elliott
1950
the phoenix
Bruce Elliott

Math

July 1950


832



topsyturvy deck \n no. 26, deck of face up/down cards split into two by performer, each half has equal number of face up cards \n bob hummer
1950
scarne on card tricks
Bob Hummer

TopsyTurvy Deck

1950


49



double duty \n no. 39, spectator secretly transfers a number of cards (one to ten) to magician's packet, magician produces card with same value \n john scarne
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Double Duty

1950


71



double revelation \n no. 66, divine selection and number of pocketed cards \n herb runge \n george pearce \n ande furlong \n the psychic number \n john scarne \n herb runge
1950
scarne on card tricks
Herb Runge, George Pearce, Ande Furlong

Double Revelation

Related to

1950


120



the traveling card \n no. 74, ace to king stack \n jack miller
1950
scarne on card tricks
Jack Miller

The Traveling Card

1950


135



leipzig's pocket card trick \n no. 121, performer finds spectator's selection and divines number of cards in spectator's pocket \n nate leipzig
1950
scarne on card tricks
Nate Leipzig

Leipzig's Pocket Card Trick

1950


235



thurston's card mystery \n no. 122, performer with back turned divines number of cards remaining on table \n howard thurston
1950
scarne on card tricks
Howard Thurston

Thurston's Card Mystery

1950


236



si stebbins' master tricks \n no. 133, multiphase routine using stebbins. \n si stebbins
1950
scarne on card tricks
Si Stebbins

Si Stebbins' Master Tricks

1950


257



the "tobba" mystery \n spectator removes some cards and remembers card at same position, deck cut, then performer counts basically whole deck before revealing card and number \n eddie joseph \n the lost and the found \n jim steinmeyer \n eddie joseph \n a study in scarlet and black \n jim steinmeyer \n eddie joseph \n alan stockwell
1950
eddie's dumbfounders with cards
Eddie Joseph

The "Tobba" Mystery

Variations

1950


2



tap \n cards dealt in 4x4 square, spectator removes a bunch of cards and deals other cards in square formation as performer taps on the cards, value on last tap matches number of removed cards \n paul rosini \n tap, tap \n paul rosini \n daley's psychic tap trick \n dr. jacob daley
1950
magical gems
Paul Rosini

Tap

Related toAlso published here

1950


66



evens \n spectator removes two even cards, subtracts them, takes that many cards, remembers new top card and shuffles deck, performer divines even cards, pocketed number and selection, clocking with even cards for two removed cards \n toni koynini
1951
toni koynini's card miracles
Toni Koynini

Evens

1951


24



the secret number \n card counted to from reference card \n edward marlo
1952
control systems
Edward Marlo

The Secret Number

1952


105



mind reading \n spectator thinks of a number and remembers the card on it's position, after the performer fails to find it, the spectator finds his card at the number turned over \n bill simon
1952
effective card magic
Bill Simon

Mind Reading

1952


145



the zodiac card miracle \n card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket \n eddie fields \n the zodiac card mystery \n eddie fields \n field's zodiac card miracle \n eddie fields \n fields' zodiac card miracle \n eddie fields \n zodiaclock \n roy johnson
1952
the last word on cards
Eddie Fields

The Zodiac Card Miracle

Related toAlso published here

1952


28



you tell them everything \n spectator pockets some cards and remembers a card at the same position as the number of pocketed cards, performer stops dealing at selection and names number of pocketed cards \n w. f. "rufus" steele
1952
the last word on cards
W. F. "Rufus" Steele

You Tell Them Everything

1952


33



tell and spell \n one spectator pockets some cards and two spectators remember a card at a number, both cards are found and number of pocketed cards named \n w. f. "rufus" steele \n robert parrish \n the weigle version \n oscar weigle
1952
the last word on cards
W. F. "Rufus" Steele, Robert Parrish

Tell and Spell

Variations

1952


34



back in place \n spectator remembers card and its position and places that many more cards on top, performer returns card to original position below table \n unknown
1952
the last word on cards

Back in Place

1952


38



right hand, left hand \n packet cut off, counted and digits added, spectator ends up with some cards in either hand and performer gives both numbers, 9force \n unknown
1952
the last word on cards

Right Hand, Left Hand

1952


43



mike and ike \n spectator removes any number card mates, puts any two cards on top and then counts twice the value of the mates on top, all is placed on deck, performer removes some cards behind his back and deals them out on the table, then he finds the mates, the selections and the amount of cards placed onto them
 variation (using two differentcolored decks) \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

Mike and Ike

1954


1



seven wonders \n several cards are chosen via dealing packets themes around the number seven, they are eventually found \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

Seven Wonders

1954


4



the deckspert \n spectator cuts off cards and puts some of them in one pocket and some in the other, card at position of total of cards in one pocket is remembered, performer changes order of deck, then card is at position of total of cards in other pocket \n stewart james
1954
first call to cards
Stewart James

The Deckspert

1954


10



the mathematricker \n a box that apparently solves mathematical questions is presented, first a gag answer appears, then the machine is supposed to give the remainder of an equation done with playing card values, but there is no remainder and nothing appears on the paper \n stewart james
1955
ibidem
Stewart James

The Mathematricker

Nov. 1955


3



some amazing mazes \n dealing trick with red and black cards in numerical order, dealing into any number of piles, antifaro rules, see also p. 2
 phase one
 phase two (mixing procedure, then number named, value of card at that position is used to count to a card that matches named number) \n charles sanders peirce \n through darkest peirce \n alex elmsley \n pierce arrow \n alex elmsley \n mazesphase down \n ronald b. edwards \n souvenir \n ken beale
1955
ibidem
Charles Sanders Peirce

Some Amazing Mazes

Related toVariations

Nov. 1955


10



matching the colors \n deck shuffled face up and face down, magician can separate into two piles containing the same number of face up cards. alternative is to shuffle red and black cards. \n bob hummer
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Bob Hummer

Matching the Colors

1956


17



hummer's reversal mystery \n cato trick, magician can name correctly number of face up cards after cut and turn over procedure. oscar weigle variation: colors are also separated \n bob hummer \n oscar weigle \n the little moonies \n bob hummer \n stitches in time \n stephen tucker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Bob Hummer, Oscar Weigle

Hummer's Reversal Mystery

Variations

1956


17



heavenly sevens \n ace through seven, spectator removes any card and from the rest places two in a row, performer completes the row with the remaining four digits so that the resulting sixdigit number is always divisible by seven \n l. vosburgh lyons
1956
ibidem
L. Vosburgh Lyons

Heavenly Sevens

Sep. 1956


8



sorcerer's seven \n performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (rusduck), see credits in no. 8 \n charles hudson \n research division \n russell "rusduck" duck \n stewart james \n trost on hudson's "sorcerer's sevens" \n nick trost
1957
the cardiste
Charles Hudson

Sorcerer's Seven

Related toVariations

June 1957


9



sum total \n kruskal count procedure, challenge of having the faceup cards add up to 52, posed as a problem \n alexander f. kraus \n sum total \n alexander f. kraus \n sum more \n tom ransom \n sum more \n max katz \n sum fun \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli)
1957
ibidem
Alexander F. Kraus

Sum Total

Variations

Dec. 1957


7



magical seven \n selection reversed in faceup portion travels down into lower facedown portion into seventh position, several repeats
 phase one
 phase two
 phase three
 phase four
 phase five \n edward marlo \n mystic seven \n peter duffie \n disco \n david britland \n faith counter \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n combined forces \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n seven down \n peter duffie \n for the magic seven \n edward marlo
1958
the magic seven
Edward Marlo

Magical Seven

Related toVariations

1958


2



magic sum \n sum of added values is divined, using a card stand \n allessandro
1958
ireland's yearbooks
Allessandro

Magic Sum

1958


15



sum total \n kruskal count procedure, at the end all faceup cards add up to 52, solution to the problem \n alexander f. kraus \n sum total \n alexander f. kraus
1958
ibidem
Alexander F. Kraus

Sum Total

Inspired by

Mar. 1958


13



sum more \n kruskal count procedure, at the end all faceup cards add up to 52 \n tom ransom \n sum total \n alexander f. kraus \n sum fun \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli)
1958
ibidem
Tom Ransom

Sum More

Inspired byRelated to

Mar. 1958


17



sum more \n kruskal count procedure, at the end all faceup cards add up to 52 \n max katz \n sum total \n alexander f. kraus
1958
ibidem
Max Katz

Sum More

Inspired by

Mar. 1958


17



mazesphase down \n variation that starts with two honest riffle shuffles (interlocking chains), suits separated, some dealing procedure that affects the red/black distribution
 phase ii (dealing into chosen number of piles, sympathetic values) \n ronald b. edwards \n some amazing mazes \n charles sanders peirce \n through darkest peirce \n alex elmsley
1959
ibidem
Ronald B. Edwards

MazesPhase Down

Inspired byRelated to

July 1959


5



two for the show \n two selections are peeked at, one turns over, other is counted to, see "fan letter" for credit information \n arthur hastings \n the unexpected ending \n arthur h. buckley \n lazybones \n lorne de blois \n a fan letter \n norman houghton \n more for the show \n francis haxton
1959
ibidem
Arthur Hastings

Two For The Show

Inspired byRelated toVariations

July 1959


6



the unfaithful knave \n counting sides in square \n friedrich wilhelm frikell \n w. h. cremer \n "the secret out", w. h. cremer, 1891
1959
ibidem
Friedrich Wilhelm Frikell, W. H. Cremer

The Unfaithful Knave

Also published here "The Secret Out", W. H. Cremer, 1891

July 1959


12



the worm turns \n telling number directly in einstein trick \n edward marlo \n the trick that didn't fool einstein \n david britland
1959
ibidem
Edward Marlo

The Worm Turns

Related to

July 1959


13



brown out \n packet removed and counted, cards at that position remembered, performer finds card and names number \n ken beale
1959
ibidem
Ken Beale

Brown Out

July 1959


17



for the magic seven \n "the in between phase" (should be done between phases four and five of original routine)
selection reversed in faceup portion travels down into lower facedown portion into seventh position \n edward marlo \n magical seven \n edward marlo
1959
ibidem
Edward Marlo

For The Magic Seven

Inspired by

Oct. 1959


21



digital deck’s terity \n deck cut into two halves, spectator deals two piles of card from one half corresponding to a thoughtof number, values in one pile added, card at that position predicted in other half \n ronald b. edwards
1960
ibidem
Ronald B. Edwards

Digital Deck’s Terity

Oct. 1960


16



diencidence \n three chosen cards reveal two numbers chosen with a die and total \n jack avis
1961
ireland's yearbooks
Jack Avis

Diencidence

1961


64



a deck of cards and a miracle \n deck is cut and a card named, performer names position \n robert g. tripp \n not so remote viewing! \n paul hallas
1961
still more miracles in mentalism
Robert G. Tripp

A Deck of Cards and a Miracle

Variations

1961


61



exploring a principle \n number chosen with dice throw, card at that position removed, added to number, several of the numbers are counted to until total of five cards are removed, they're predicted \n ken beale
1961
ibidem
Ken Beale

Exploring a Principle

Dec. 1961


26



no looking \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, then named \n alex elmsley \n brownwaves i \n alex elmsley
1962
closeup card magic
Alex Elmsley

No Looking

Related to

1962


72



twogether \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, appear at same position in two piles \n howard schwarzman
1962
closeup card magic
Howard Schwarzman

TwoGether

1962


116



vernon super count down \n thoughtof number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, redblack alternating setup \n dai vernon \n super duplex countdown \n peter duffie \n super count down \n dai vernon
1962
early vernon
Dai Vernon

Vernon Super Count Down

VariationsAlso published here

1962


23



excerpts from two letters \n "the total principle"
two card selected with two numbers, both are eventually located, or named \n edward marlo \n the devilish die \n jack avis
1962
ibidem
Edward Marlo

Excerpts From Two Letters

Inspired by

Oct. 1962


16



on the restacking pack \n two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1964
faro controlled miracles
Edward Marlo

On the ReStacking Pack

Inspired by

1964


18



another effect is the following \n as a number force or book test \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1964
faro controlled miracles
Edward Marlo

Another Effect is the Following

Inspired by

1964


19



hummer addition \n spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color \n harry lorayne \n face up prediction \n bob hummer \n hummer addition \n harry lorayne
1965
my favorite card tricks
Harry Lorayne

Hummer Addition

Inspired byAlso published here

1965


30



the card pyramid \n mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for waters credit see reference \n harry lorayne \n thomas alan waters \n babel \n karl fulves \n mathematically inclined \n l. vosburgh lyons \n thomas alan waters \n die kartenpyramide \n harry lorayne \n thomas alan waters \n mathematically inclined \n l. vosburgh lyons \n thomas alan waters \n the pyramid card trick \n karl fulves
1967
decksterity
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters

The Card Pyramid

Related toAlso published here

1967


45



triangle card trick \n card version, final value predicted \n bruce cervon \n mathematically inclined \n l. vosburgh lyons \n thomas alan waters
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Bruce Cervon

Triangle Card Trick

Related to

Mar. 1967


88



red magic \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number \n peter alexis \n red magic variation \n bruce cervon \n earl keyser \n hummer's little stranger \n bob hummer \n red magic \n karl fulves \n rotschwarze magie \n peter alexis
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Peter Alexis

Red Magic

Related toVariationsAlso published here

June 1967


103



red magic variation \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number \n bruce cervon \n earl keyser \n red magic \n peter alexis
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser

Red Magic Variation

Inspired by

Oct. 1967


128



mental scales \n spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection \n ned rutledge \n james g. thompson jr. \n mentalwaage \n ned rutledge \n james g. thompson jr.
1967
between two minds
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr.

Mental Scales

Also published here

1967


7



the breakdown routine \n four fours, one is placed in the deck and other three fours change into threes, repeated until one ace remains \n tom batchelor
1968
ireland's yearbooks
Tom Batchelor

The Breakdown Routine

1968


94



field's zodiac card miracle \n card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket \n eddie fields \n the mystic twelve \n audley walsh \n the zodiac card miracle \n eddie fields \n fields' zodiac card miracle \n eddie fields
1968
the artful dodges of eddie fields
Eddie Fields

Field's Zodiac Card Miracle

Inspired byAlso published here

1968


33



the onetoten red and black mystery \n ten cards from ace to king are used, five red and five black cards. spectator thinks of a number and adds a number from the cards, performer produces two cards which equal the total \n bob ostin
1968
fingertip fantasies
Bob Ostin

The OneToTen Red and Black Mystery

1968


73



magical calculation \n shuffled deck dealt in two piles, performer announces sum of all values in one pile \n eddie fay
1969
expert card mysteries
Eddie Fay

Magical Calculation

1969


22



two  four  six  eight  find \n named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection \n jack avis \n direct link \n alex elmsley \n bill reid
1969
expert card mysteries
Jack Avis

Two  Four  Six  Eight  Find

Related to

1969


120



marlo restacking pack \n two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind \n edward marlo \n the restacking pack \n alex elmsley
1969
expert card mysteries
Edward Marlo

Marlo ReStacking Pack

Inspired by

1969


175



spread correction \n performer knows position of two selections despite real riffle shuffle \n edward marlo \n spread correction \n karl fulves
1969
epilogue
Edward Marlo

Spread Correction

Inspired by

Mar. 1969


39



brown1 \n two cards show up at the same time during deal of two halves simultaneously, faro \n fred lessor
1969
epilogue
Fred Lessor

Brown1

Nov. 1969


54



math teacher \n three cards are selected, values of two added equal value of third card, with large card stand \n floyd shotts \n frank novotny
1970
ireland's yearbooks
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny

Math Teacher

1970


128



8  25 \n packets removed and counted down in some piles, two mates appear, see also p. 348 \n brian jordan \n "isochronism" (stewart james, linking ring, oct. 1952)
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Brian Jordan

8  25

Related to "Isochronism" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1952)

Jan. 1970


315



the difference & the sum \n spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted \n henry christ \n harry lorayne
1971
reputationmakers
Henry Christ, Harry Lorayne

The Difference & The Sum

1971


105



the hc difference & sum \n original handling, spot cards are used for calculations multiple times, outcome predicted \n henry christ \n school daze \n roy walton \n the lucky ten \n peter duffie \n some indifference \n philip t. goldstein \n sum and difference \n karl fulves \n henry christ \n for christ's sake! \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n some difference \n karl fulves \n some difference \n karl fulves \n psychic math \n peter duffie
1971
reputationmakers
Henry Christ

The HC Difference & Sum

Related toVariations

1971


113



acediceace \n position of selection is found via mathematical procedure involving dice, nonslip cut \n karl fulves
1971
the book of numbers
Karl Fulves

AceDiceAce

1971


27



faroincidence \n reversed card is at same position as selection when dealt from two packets in unison, faro, nonslip cut, "the shuffled deck is handed to you behind your back. with the cards out of sight, reverse the 25th and 26th cards from the top." good luck! \n karl fulves
1971
the book of numbers
Karl Fulves

Faroincidence

1971


27



the mystic twelve recall \n cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reversecount force \n audley walsh \n jon racherbaumer \n the mystic twelve \n audley walsh
1971
on the clock effect
Audley Walsh, Jon Racherbaumer

The Mystic Twelve Recall

Inspired by

1971


5



the zodiac card mystery \n card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket \n eddie fields \n the zodiac card miracle \n eddie fields
1971
on the clock effect
Eddie Fields

The Zodiac Card Mystery

Also published here

1971


6



zauberkunste triumph! \n based on a hofzinser trick, amount of chosen card is divined by finding the four cards with the same value, redeal force \n bruce cervon
1971
magick
Bruce Cervon

Zauberkunste Triumph!

1971


113



witch doctor cards \n spectator cuts packet and performer cuts same amount, then cards vanish and appear in packets, multiphase routine \n george sands
1971 ca.
sandslide
George Sands

Witch Doctor Cards

1971 ca.


17



three in a million \n two decks, spec and perf select same card and cut off same amount of cards \n frank garcia \n perfect harmony \n manfred bacia \n predicted bermuda \n simon lovell \n quadruple coincidence \n george c. engel
1972
million dollar card secrets
Frank Garcia

Three in a Million

Related toVariations

1972


32



dieduction \n card is counted to, number arrived at with dice \n dr. leslie albert
1972
tarbell course in magic — volume 7
Dr. Leslie Albert

DieDuction

1972


86



any number, any time! \n number cards from one to twenty, one card face down as prediction \n dr. dan j. alessini
1972
magick
Dr. Dan J. Alessini

Any Number, Any Time!

1972


318



nothing to do \n assistant names selection, or position of selection in deck \n paul morris
1972
the living end
Paul Morris

Nothing to Do

1972


39



daley's note  7) \n no. 2477, position of selection named \n dr. jacob daley
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

Daley's Note  7)

1972


62



daley's sympathetic numbers or lucky \n no. 277, spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card from four piles, selections are the four nines which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paper \n dr. jacob daley \n die sympathetischen zahlen \n johann nepomuk hofzinser \n daley's sympathetic number trick \n dr. jacob daley
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

Daley's Sympathetic Numbers Or Lucky

Inspired byRelated to

1972


69



daley's bottom sleight based on two effects: effect no. 1 \n no. 2781, deck cut in half, selection from one half chosen and replaced, card from the other half chosen and its value used to count to selection in first half \n dr. jacob daley
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

Daley's Bottom Sleight Based On Two Effects: Effect No. 1

1972


69



daley's sympathetic number trick \n no. 283, getinto for hofzinser plot \n dr. jacob daley \n daley's sympathetic numbers or lucky \n dr. jacob daley \n die sympathetischen zahlen \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley

Daley's Sympathetic Number Trick

Related to

1972


71



daley's version and setup for ted arnold's dice trick \n no. 310, selection lost, two dice rolled and that far counted in deck, either selection revealed or the value of card at that position is used to count to selection, 101 setup \n dr. jacob daley \n ted arnold \n arnold's card and dice trick improvement \n ted arnold \n dai vernon
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Dr. Jacob Daley, Ted Arnold

Daley's Version And SetUp For Ted Arnold's Dice Trick

Related to

1972


80



daley's estimating peek: 1) malini estimate \n no. 3371, card peeked at, performer later names position of card, key card sighted next to peeked card \n max malini \n malini estimate \n max malini
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Max Malini

Daley's Estimating Peek: 1) Malini Estimate

Also published here

1972


94



arnold's card and dice trick improvement \n no. 413, selection lost, three dice rolled and that far counted in deck, either selection revealed or the value of card at that position is used to count to selection, 101 setup
 vernon's improvement \n ted arnold \n dai vernon \n daley's version and setup for ted arnold's dice trick \n dr. jacob daley \n ted arnold
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Ted Arnold, Dai Vernon

Arnold's Card and Dice Trick Improvement

Related to

1972


111



mystic number card routine \n no. 499, four packets cut by spectator, remaining cards are ten cards, ten on bottom of each cutoff packet \n unknown
1972
jacob daley's notebooks

Mystic Number Card Routine

1972


138



club sequence run up with climax \n no. 575, ace through ten of clubs are set, seems to be a riffle stacking demo in which all the values are counted to one by one \n unknown
1972
jacob daley's notebooks

Club Sequence Run up With Climax

1972


160



horowitz & wright combination stack routine using ace to king \n no. 616
 card thought of from thirteen cards during riffle peek, found by counting down its value
 then another card selected, spectator cuts, value cut to used to count to selection
 spectator chooses a number of cards and puts them on deck, then a card of matching value is chosen or located \n sam leo horowitz \n t. page wright \n horowitz's location thought \n sam leo horowitz
1972
jacob daley's notebooks
Sam Leo Horowitz, T. Page Wright

Horowitz & Wright Combination Stack Routine Using Ace To King

Related to

1972


171



the eye of the beholder \n divination of amount of cards from cut packet, using glass eye \n al koran \n the tender touch \n dave arch
1972
al koran's legacy
Al Koran

The Eye of the Beholder

Variations

1972


161



d/u dice \n selection in small packet is found with die, loaded \n karl fulves
1973
notes from underground
Karl Fulves

D/U Dice

1973


13



duo dice \n two cards selected from sixcard packets with dice and found \n karl fulves
1973
notes from underground
Karl Fulves

Duo Dice

1973


20



spread correction \n performer knows position of two selections despite real riffle shuffle \n edward marlo \n spread correction \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Edward Marlo

Spread Correction

Inspired by

1973


69



number hummer \n four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards divined or predicted \n robert e. neale \n hummer  4 \n charles hudson \n toddler \n philip t. goldstein \n robert e. neale \n "baby hummer" (charles hudson, the linking ring, dec., 1967)
1973
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Robert E. Neale

Number Hummer

Inspired byRelated to

Feb. 1973


600



el fabuloso tacto del mago \n shuffled deck in bag, a card is named and performer removes several cards which add up to named card and first card is from same suit, binary fivecard setup that combines to any card \n juan tamariz \n dr. alfredo florensa
1973
aprenda ud. magia
Juan Tamariz, Dr. Alfredo Florensa

El Fabuloso Tacto del Mago

1973


37



spooner's mission impossible \n card lies on table and is flicked into tabled deck next to selection, or value of that card used to count to card \n bill spooner \n stabbed in the pack \n john benzais \n harry lorayne \n stabbed in the pack \n harry lorayne
1973
wonderful routines of magic — the first addendum
Bill Spooner

Spooner's Mission Impossible

Inspired by

1973


26



mathematical marlo \n automatic placement, card and amount of cutoff cards is divined \n edward marlo
1974
the unexpected card book
Edward Marlo

Mathematical Marlo

1974


75



vested power \n card selected by number and position, number and card found with spelling \n philip t. goldstein
1974
card tricks for people who don't do card tricks
Philip T. Goldstein

Vested Power

1974


5



no way \n two spectators decide on a number up to 25, first spectator counts down to that card in half the deck, performer writes down two cards, second spectator counts down, both cards match prediction \n james g. thompson jr.
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
James G. Thompson Jr.

No Way

Sep. 1974


787



das gehirn des teufels \n three cards chosen, positions of all three cards named one by one, last card cut to by performer \n jochen zmeck \n howard albright routine
1974
das zmeckt!
Jochen Zmeck

Das Gehirn des Teufels

Inspired by

1974


5



twogether again \n two selections at same position in two piles, duplicate \n ken krenzel
1975
afterthoughts
Ken Krenzel

TwoGether Again

1975


93



the 29th card \n faro \n harry lorayne \n penelope's principle \n alex elmsley \n rendezvous in lugano \n giorgio tarchini
1975
afterthoughts
Harry Lorayne

The 29th Card

Related to

1975


129



witchcraft \n value found by downunderdeal
 method one (fairly easy)
 method two (very easy)) \n roy walton \n witchcraft \n roy walton
1975
some late extra card tricks
Roy Walton

Witchcraft

Also published here

1975


5



now and then \n selection is found and number revealed, downunderdeal
 alternative procedure \n roy walton \n now and then \n roy walton \n u. d. associates \n peter duffie
1975
some late extra card tricks
Roy Walton

Now and Then

VariationsAlso published here

1975


8



trimonition extra \n three envelopes with predictions, spectator removes some cards from deck, two cards are pocketed, coin vanishes and reappears in rest of deck at position equal to number of removed cards, card at that position as well as other two selections are predicted in envelope \n eddie joseph \n genii, apr. 1973
1975
intermagic
Eddie Joseph

Trimonition Extra

Also published here

Nov. 1975


19



mathematical false count \n card with value of rolled die shows up, is put in deck and returns \n karl fulves
1976
epilogue
Karl Fulves

Mathematical False Count

1976


300



the ultra date trick \n extension to year 2000 for a prediction and a date \n nick trost \n a prediction and a date  updated \n nick trost
1976
subtle card magic — part two
Nick Trost

The Ultra Date Trick

Inspired by

1976


17



computeathot \n three spot in inserted into packet, selection is found by spelling or counting or next to three \n nick trost
1976
subtle card magic — part two
Nick Trost

Computeathot

1976


33



the card revealed \n no. 28, spectator thinks of small number and card, both divined, two key cards \n j. w. sarles
1976
selfworking card tricks
J. W. Sarles

The Card Revealed

1976


46



prefigured \n no. 32, calculation with value of spectator's selection divines both this selection and the performer's \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks

PreFigured

1976


51



fate #1 \n no. 40, after some counting and making two packets with two dice, two black jacks show up \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks

Fate #1

1976


61



fate #2 \n no. 41, card of same value as thrown dice shows up \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks

Fate #2

1976


62



magic by proxy \n no. 50, phone rings to give position of selection \n unknown
1976
selfworking card tricks

Magic by Proxy

1976


75



secret sortilege \n spectator places a random number of cards in their pocket, after some dealing and discarding, magician can tell how many cards are in their pocket \n tan hock chuan
1977
the magic of tan hock chuan
Tan Hock Chuan

Secret Sortilege

1977


14



pairanoic \n spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cutoff packet, setup \n bernard bilis \n the calculating sandwich \n bernard bilis \n calculated triumph \n john f. mendoza \n bernard bilis \n karma sandwich \n zane kinkade \n bernard bilis \n perdup \n al smith
1978
apocalypse
Bernard Bilis

PairANoic

VariationsAlso published here

Dec. 1978


136



the selfarranging pack \n counting off random cards from shuffled deck, a ten at position ten and so on \n frederick braue \n jeaneralities \n jean hugard \n frederick braue
1978
fred braue on false deals
Frederick Braue

The SelfArranging Pack

Related to

1978


23



card problems (a) \n spectator remembers card and its position, deck cut, card is still at same position, posed as a problem \n karl fulves
1978
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Card Problems (A)

1978


65



by age \n forcing the card that lies at spectator's age \n ken de courcy
1978
jack's pack
Ken De Courcy

By Age

1978


6



evening the odds \n prediction reads: "there will be an even number of packets containing and odd number of cards" \n charlie randall
1979
apocalypse
Charlie Randall

Evening The Odds

Oct. 1979


259



the mate trap \n faro, two effects:
 spectator pockets number of cards, performer finds out how many
 spectator pockets number of cards, two cards in rest sandwich that number of cards \n harry lorayne \n penelope's principle \n alex elmsley
1979
quantum leaps
Harry Lorayne

The Mate Trap

Related to

1979


222



card school \n \n roy walton \n up and down \n dai vernon
1979
pabular
Roy Walton

Card School

Inspired by

June 1979


689



count me in \n  "two tricks"
between sandwich cards appear as many cards as the value of the selection, numerical setup \n roy walton
1979
the chronicles
Roy Walton

Count Me In

1979


1205



the ten to one trick \n  "two tricks"
one card between two aces, ten cards between two tens, cut into deck, number of cards corresponding to selection travels from ten to ace sandwich, numeric setup, see also p. 1237 for credit information \n roy walton
1979
the chronicles
Roy Walton

The Ten To One Trick

1979


1206



liar's stop trick \n card at number remembered, then a different number checked and the card is now there, posed as problem \n karl fulves
1979
interlocutor
Karl Fulves

Liar's Stop Trick

1979


142



telepoker \n no. 9, person phoned, he deals two hands of any number of cards, after some discarding only two cards remain in one hand, which is predicted \n karl fulves \n discards \n jack miller
1979
selfworking mental magic
Karl Fulves

TelePoker

Inspired by

1979


11



fool i \n two cards are pushed out from spread, location of one card can be named \n steve beam \n fooled \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Fool I

Also published here

1979


4



fool ii \n two cards are pushed out from spread, identity of one card and location of other card are named \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Fool II

1979


6



mathematical card trick \n calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Mathematical Card Trick

Also published here

1979


24



symbolike \n two sets of esp cards are placed faceup and face down into a pile and are further mixed, when divided into two piles both have same amount of face up cards, when assembled again five esp cards are faceup and five facedown \n howard a. adams
1979
oicufesp
Howard A. Adams

Symbolike

1979

OICUFESP
(Issue 2  ten MORE brand new esp card miracles)

3



1. soll und haben \n "i have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards \n unknown \n a matter of debit and credit \n unknown
1979
hokus pokus

1. Soll und Haben

Also published here

1979


119



the calculating sandwich \n total of sandwich cards equals cut of packet \n bernard bilis \n pairanoic \n bernard bilis
1980
french pasteboards
Bernard Bilis

The Calculating Sandwich

Also published here

1980


23



come forth! \n card appears at fourth position \n karrell fox
1980
apocalypse
Karrell Fox

Come Forth!

Sep. 1980


395



abacus \n cutoff number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus iii \n charles hudson \n impromptu abacus \n jeanjacques sanvert \n staxvolt \n philip t. goldstein \n abacus \n philip t. goldstein
1980
apocalypse
Philip T. Goldstein

Abacus

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Oct. 1980


397



the oj count \n with outjogged cards, spectator adds number cards he sees and gets different totals \n karl fulves \n notes for a dollar \n karl fulves
1980
color quik
Karl Fulves

The OJ Count

Related to

1980


20



hummer's little stranger \n spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers \n bob hummer \n red magic \n peter alexis \n colors revealed \n rick johnsson \n walter rollins \n little stranger \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

Hummer's Little Stranger

Related toAlso published here

1980


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