477 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Multiple Cards
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Unknown Faire tirer des cartes par différentes personnes; les bien mêler ensemble par différents mélanges; montrer ensuite qu'elles ne sont ni dessus ni dessous, et les tirer du jeu d'un coup de main four selected cards are found after the deck has been shuffled with four air-pressure turnover revelations, nine classic passes are involved
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 127
Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions
1876 Modern Magic 44
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch
1889 Tricks with Cards 39
Gordon Wigan To Change Three Cards, placed in the Pocket of a Spectator, into Three Others previously chosen
Related to 1890 More Magic 48
Unknown Die Karten in der Brusttasche No. 1, deck placed in breast pocket of spectator, selections from another deck inserted in pocketed deck, performer takes them out by touch, one deck slightly bigger
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 3
Unknown Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher No. 34, four cards chosen, deck placed in spectator's pocket, number named, cards removed and card at that number is first selection, repeated three more times
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 40
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Non plus ultra several cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Noli me tangere several cards on table, spectators turn cards end for end and performer identifies which ones, one-way punch mark
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler four selections shuffled into deck, piles made and selection choses pile with selections
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 79
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 2. second application, two cards chosen among ten card packet and then located
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 119
Unknown Four Cards Caught At The Finger Tips duplicates
1897 New Era Card Tricks 103
Carl Willmann Die Karte aus der Brusttasche deck placed in pocket, cards removed one by one, at named position the selection is removed, also with multiple selections
Jan. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 3
Phantome Das Herausfinden zweier von einer fremden Person gezogenen Karten aus dem Spiel two cards found behind back, duplicates
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 165
Unknown Divination Extraordinaire ten cards chosen and returned, performer deals deck into four piles, one contains all selections
1909 The Art of Magic 173
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Erste Ausführung) two cards are selected from a deck, performer finds same card in second deck placed in his pocket
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 6
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Zweite Ausführung) two selections shuffled back, performer locates first card from another deck in his pocket, it changes into second selection which is given away
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 178
Charles T. Jordan The New Pack Detection No. 7, deck is split in two and two cards selected and exchanged, both cards are divined
Also published here 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 15
Oswald Rae A Novel Card Effect two selections are produced under handkerchief, duplicates
1926 Between Ourselves 9
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game Cards in four spectator's hands are slowly eliminated until only their selection remans in their hands
Related toAlso published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 44
Jack Merlin Another Red and Black Effect a red card and a black card are selected, after the shuffle the deck is separated and in one hand are all red cards and the black selection and in the other hand vice versa
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Vibrating Cards three selection produced one handed from the middle of the deck, pulled out with the thumb one by one
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 13
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Victor Farelli Loo Lung or The Chinese Coin Magician locates two cards by a lot of dealing and equivoque to eliminate piles, with a bit of gambling theme (Euchre and Loo Lung)
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 44
Unknown Peculiarities of the Pasteboards three selections, one spelt to, one appears on top, one reversed
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 48
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle, pencil dot card
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Unknown The Three Heaps three key cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 84
Unknown Devilish Cards three selections, three key cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 90
Unknown The Quartette four cards chosen and spelled out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Unknown, Alexander Herrmann Stage Location three selections found in spectator's pockets, one by spectator himself, variation of Alexander Herrmann's "The Egyptian Pocket"
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 97
Donald Holmes Ne Plus Ultra five cards controlled to known positions via dealing procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 178
J. F. Orrin From a Hat finding cards with deck in hat, Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 258
Unknown Finding any Number of Selected Cards at Once or Separately basic stripper deck application
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 265
Unknown Card from Spectator's Pocket deck put in spectator's pocket, cards located therein, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Unknown Finding Three Cards stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 276
R. M. Jamison Elimination two card found via multiple dealing procedure, "Thirty Card Elimination", reprinted from Sphinx, May 1935
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 334
Charles T. Jordan The Master Riddle six card location
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 344
Unknown Triple Card Mystery three cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 350
Theodore Annemann Mind or Muscle two cards located in spread, third card named, stacked deck and forcing deck
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
Unknown Three Chosen Cards Discovered from Shuffled Pack in a Hat menetekel deck
1938 Greater Magic 439
Professor Hoffmann A Triple Discovery three selections are located twice, stripper deck
1938 Greater Magic 457
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines it
Related toAlso published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 389
Unknown The Razzle Dazzler combo
1940 Expert Card Technique 266
Unknown Three in One using one hand only, different discoveries
1940 Expert Card Technique 279
Unknown Double Discovery two-card catch
1940 Expert Card Technique 308
Theodore Annemann The Whistle two cards reverse with fun presentation
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Herb Runge Hidden Mystery two cards selected with dealing procedure, performer places another card next to them one by one
Related toAlso published here 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Kent Arthur Pastiche card selected, another turns over, third selection predicted
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 106) 637
The Great Maurice Card Finesse two cards lost, deck covered in paper, selections come to top and bottom, duplicates in paper
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 109) 649
Charles Arbuthnot Double Key Location
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 688
Jack Vosburgh Help from Hades three cards selected, and written on paper and lost, found again with pieces of paper, miscall
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 708
Louis Lam A Miracle in Cards two cards and their positions are noted, one by performer and one by spectator, cards are eventually found
1940 Fast Ones 6
Eddie Joseph Almost a Miracle two selections are found, with apparent failure
1940 ca. Original Tricks 11
Eddie Joseph "The Gambler Gets Your Cards" four selection pushed in different parts, performer finds them by riffling to them one by one
1941 How Gamblers Win 5
Unknown The Thoughtful Joker double key card location
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 241
Unknown A "Sense of Touch" Discovery cards are shuffled in hat, performer "feels" selections
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 243
Edward Marlo Imitation of Scarne thumb digs in deck and drags card out
1942 Let's See the Deck 7
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Silver Trick date on coin is used to count down to four selections
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 15
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Four Card Discovery return of selections with rubber banded deck, four cards found in pocket
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 30
Clayton Rawson Scrambled Thoughtwaves two cards are selected and deck put into pocket, cards transform into the thoughts of the spectator's (stripper, famous actor etc.) cards are eventually found and deck is normal again
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 3) 9
Eddie Joseph A Double Location two-card version of previous location, with variations:
  • the two selections come next to each other
  • several men choose the same card, women also
Inspired by 1942 Greater Card Tricks 15
Bruce Elliott Psychic Ammeter card stand with arrow, arrow points to two selections without being touched
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 131
Art Lyle Cute Cut three selections are cut to
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 153
Art Lyle The Similarity Is In the Difference spectators write names on blank cards, deck in pocket, cards are found
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 44) 182
Unknown Brooks' Card Trick Herbert Brooks?, several cards selected and they travel into pocket after spectators shuffled them in themselves, narrow deck
1943 25 Methods for Switching Decks 6
James G. Thompson Jr. Yoo Hoo, Dear! several cards are remembered by putting a knife somewhere in the deck
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 245
Edward Marlo Night Club Routine three Cards with prediction finish
1945 Off the Top 17
Edward Marlo Triple Routine
1945 Off the Top 16
Dolf Rudin Just Think of One two cards are found
1945 My Best 30
Jerry Sorensen That's the Way They're Done four cards are found, one with Martin Gardner's "Lie Detector Test"
1945 My Best 33
Eugene Bernstein Sensitive Fingers five selected cards are found by touch alone
1945 My Best 72
Martin Gardner Spread, Shuffle, Spread one to ten cards are removed from a spread and replaced in the other half, after a shuffle all cards are found, sharp/round index divided deck
1945 My Best 89
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines it
Also published here 1945 My Best 96
Arthur H. Buckley A Brilliant Climax (My Pet Effect) Experiment No. 28 - four selections are produced which change to aces and back in a kick-back-kind effect
1946 Card Control 185
Arthur H. Buckley Quintuplets Experiment No. 31 - five cards
1946 Card Control 193
Unknown Out of the Hat deck placed in hat, bottom flicked, four selections jump out of hat
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 53
Neal Elias Zingone Spread Poker Deal idea
Inspired by 1946 At the Table Tricks 16
Edward Marlo Mar Locato two cards
1947 Marlo In Spades 41
J. B. Bobo Two Backward Cards performer stabs card reversed between two selections behind his back
1947 Watch This One! 42
J. B. Bobo Double Discovery performer stabs card reversed between two selections
1947 Watch This One! 48
James Auer Three Linked Discoveries location of three thought of cards
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 22
Unknown Mind-Reading with Two Subjects two card location using the corner-short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 46
Unknown Crystal Clairvoyance featuring a napkin force
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 179
Bert Allerton Allerton's Amazing Aces four selections cut to one by one, they change into aces
1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 3
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. One-Way Deck partial rough-smooth
1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 13
Bill Simon Tnuoc two selections, one is found by cutting to indicator card, second reverses in the middle of the deck
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 148) 594
Martin Gardner Hand to Hand two card location, similar to Hofzinser's two card catch, deck half face up, half face down
Also published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 655
Arthur H. Buckley The Triple Climax three cards selected, stop trick with first card (tip for not dealing too long), changes into second card, third card to spectator's pocket
Variations 1948 Principles and Deceptions 161
Paul LePaul An Unexpected Climax
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 155
Paul LePaul Color Segregation
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 169
John Hamilton Of the Phoenix
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 710
Unknown Four-Ace Production Deck placed in pocket, can extract and locate four Aces
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 30
Eddie Joseph Double Prediction two cards are found, spelling prediction
1949 ca. 15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 6
Clayton Rawson In One Second Flat saliva, two cards are found
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 783
Franklin V. Taylor Double Stop two cards, see p. 793 for additional ideas by Al Forsythe
Also published here 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 197) 786
The Great Maurice The Cards and the Handkerchief three selections fall out of the deck when covered with handkerchief
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 213) 852
John Hamilton The Australian Deal two cards are found twice by means of the down under deal
Variations 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 227) 907
Toni Koynini A.B.C. Dealer four bridge hands dealt, top card of one pile is a Ten, first spectator counts down to tenth card, remembers it, tells his value to next one and so on for three selections, cards forced and dealt into performer's hand
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 10
Eddie Joseph Give Me Another Chance selection not found after slop shuffle, second selection made, then both found
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 6
Eddie Joseph Triple Discovery three cards lost and revealed, slop shuffle triumph climax
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 11
Eddie Joseph That's Your Card - Take It Away four cards chosen, lost, honest slop shuffle to mix cards face-up/face-down, performer cuts to cards
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 25
Edward Marlo Multiple Production Sequence suggestion for five cards
1952 Control Systems 94
Bill Simon Four Card Locations deck divided in two, number named cards found at that number from top and bottom of each packet
1952 Effective Card Magic 89
Howard A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
  • two mentally selected cards change places
  • two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
  • five mentally selected cards are found
Variations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Stewart James Spelling Location two selection, one is found by spelling first card
1954 The Nullificator 4
John Barc Sockard three selections, socks are used to find cards
1954 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954) 27
Howard A. Adams Casting the Future multiple cards prediction with two dice
VariationsAlso published here 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 144
Franklin V. Taylor Double Stop two cards
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 106
Martin Gardner Hand to Hand two card location, similar to Hofzinser's two card catch, deck half face up, half face down, cards are thrown several times
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 112
Lu Brent Peek-A-Boo! Card Location Two spectators peek at two cards, magician divines/locates them, bold magician peek
1956 Fifteen Star Card Effects 11
Lu Brent "U-Find-Our-Cards" Spectator stabs face-up card in deck behind the back, found between two selected cards
Related to 1956 Fifteen Star Card Effects 21
Lu Brent Sight-Unseen Magician stabs card face-up into deck, finds three selections
Related to 1956 Fifteen Star Card Effects 24
Jack Avis, Cy Endfield, Roy Walton Three From Three
  • Effect No. 1: three card location, one reversed others next to it
  • Effect No. 2: off-beat card location, pocket
  • Effect No. 3: multiple transformation
Variations 1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 345) 205
Dai Vernon Cocktail Cards cards are mixed in hat, yet three cards are found
1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 10
Edward Marlo Impromptu Power two selections, performer makes two piles and selections are at same position in each pile
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 37
Al Leech A Triple Discovery first card rises to the top and transforms in the second and third selected card
1959 Cardmanship 17
Terry Guyatt Mental Card Trick four cards are found, each gets six card and thinks of one, then cards are put together, shuffled and packets shown, when someone sees his card, the performer knows which one
1959 Card Tricks 318
Malcolm Davison Finding the Lady is Easy three signed blank cards, two are found by performer and third one turns out to be the blank card held by spectator since the beginning
1960 Magic of the Mind 76
Edward Marlo Double Peek Face Up Locators two selections next to face up card
1962 Estimation 52
Harry Lorayne Location Supreme three card location, then another two cards, divided deck (pictures and Aces on top)
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 24
Francis Carlyle, Harry Lorayne Personally Yours three cards are located by stabbing business card in deck one by one
1962 Close-up Card Magic 125
Harry Lorayne Four-in-Hand four selections found, change to Aces, selections to pocket
1962 Close-up Card Magic 245
Jochen Zmeck Das Mene-Tekel-Spiel roughed short/long menetekel and applications
1. card to top
2. card through table
3. divination
4. rising card
5. card to pocket
6. card travels between two slates
7. having multiple cards chosen
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 21
Milton Kort Kortially Yours Vernon's Variant type of effect, each person handed five cards and cards are turned face up and down (do as i do), in the end all the cards are face down except their selection
Related to 1962 Kort Is Now In Session 7
Paul Marcus A Southern Exposure three selections are found with matches
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 341
Edward Marlo Nine and Ten Card Faro Control using a locator card
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 27
Edward Marlo Stay Stack Peek two cards peeked at, behind back performer reverses card, it's between the two selections, Marlo's Peek Deck
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 34
Edward Marlo Triple Packet Disclosure cutting three packets, distributing three selections on top, with variations
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 7
Harry Lorayne The Flip-Over Locator three selections
Variations 1967 Deck-Sterity 20
Gene Finnell Togetherness Repeat cutting to two selected cards
1967 Free Cut Principle 4
Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
VariationsAlso published here 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 79
Edward Marlo Effect 5 two selections, two cards shown but only one selection, other one transforms into second selection
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 15
Edward Marlo Effect 11 - Double Whammy three selections found with transformation surprise
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 19
Karl Fulves Four Sided Triangle "Cards & Dice", three cards selected behind back according to roll of three dice, two located and one divined
Jan. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 152
Karl Fulves Example 13 two spectators note cards in a packet, after some questions and shuffling they are on the top, gray code and faro
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 19
Karl Fulves Example 14 two spectators note cards in a packet, after some questions and shuffling they are on the top, gray code and faro
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 20
Arthur Hill Tri-Find three cards chosen and initialed, they are found via a procedure and with a display stand, see also p. 270 for reference
July 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 271
Edward Marlo Multiple Fan Jog Effect three cards are thrust into fan, next to three selections
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 89
Edward Marlo A Complex Problem two cards turn over and are used to count down to three selections in two piles
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 127
Edward Marlo Reversed Selected Locators four cards selected, two turn over and their value counts to other two selections
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 134
Dick Koester, Allan Ackerman Smyth Myth Retold cards are shuffled face up into face down, pairs put on the table, when one spectator sees his card he says stop, the other card face down is the second selection
1970 Magic Mafia Effects 33
Karl Fulves Klondike Notes two card location with Klondike Shuffle
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers 17
Peter Kane The Faro Five Ace to Five given to five spectators who also select a card, all back in deck, after a few shuffles the reversed number cards are next to the selections
1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 15
Jerry K. Hartman Down & Deal "Two Tricks" No. 2
three or more spectators select cards and receive packets, they all do down-under-deals simultaneously and end up with selections
Apr. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 414
Jerry K. Hartman Notes on 3 Card Catch three selection, found with four aces
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 461
Roy Walton Helpmates two selections turn over with the help of two random cards which also turn over
1971 Cardboard Charades 9
Roy Walton Demi Demon mates are found
Variations 1971 Cardboard Charades 24
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton As A Triple Card Revelation Expansion Notes, faro and twenty-six key
1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 114
Doc Mifflin Double Barrel two card location, first card turns into second card
1972 The Living End 81
Unknown The Pack Vanishes all cards vanish except two selections
1972 The Living End 84
Gerald Kosky Tattle-Tale
1972 The Living End 89
Frank Garcia Vanishing Deck two card located, deck under handkerchief, rest vanishes, lapping
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 50
Francis Haxton Impromptu Unlimited four chosen card buried in deck, joker placed on top attracts the selections to top one by one
Inspired by Sep. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 660
Gene Finnell Strictly to Enhance Your Imagination Aces lost and found, then two selections found and deck separated into reds and blacks, faro
Related to 1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 36
Jerry Mentzer Three Card Surprise three card location with surprise transposition climax
1974 Card Cavalcade II 38
Bill Okal Alternate Presentation Three Card Surprise three card location with surprise transposition climax
Inspired by 1974 Card Cavalcade II 44
Jerry Mentzer Applications three selections
1974 Card Cavalcade II 116
Roy Walton The Magic Lesson "Two Down-Under Routines"
four selections from fifteen-card packet made and found with down-under deal
Jan. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 699
Martin Gardner Von Hand zu Hand two card location, similar to Hofzinser's two card catch, deck half face up, half face down
Also published here Oct. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 35
Clayton Rawson In einer einzigen Sekunde saliva, two cards are found
Also published here Oct. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 37
Martin A. Nash A New Peek Quicky three (or more), see p. 443 for additional crediting
1975 Ever So Sleightly 62
Richard Kaufman An Instant Three-Card Location
1975 Afterthoughts 87
Jerry K. Hartman, Roy Walton Mock Turtle cards on face of deck change into selections
Inspired by 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 234
Francis Haxton Paired Choice in two piles of cards, two selected cards are found at the same position
Jan. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 60
Stewart Judah Elimination Discovery Some weird dealing trick to locate two cards mixed into six piles of five cards
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 218
Jerry Mentzer Card Combinations all backs followed by a two card revelation
1975 Close Up Cues 8
Bruce Cervon Puzzling Aces
Inspired by 1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 28
Dai Vernon Another Variation four cards selected and shuffled back, spectator takes any four cards which turn out to be selections
1976 The First California Lecture 3
Roy Walton Truth & Consequences five cards, lie detector presentation
Sep. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 311
Bob Haines Four Gone Conclusion two selected cards, four top cards are shown to be all alike, two of the disappear, the two left are now the selected cards
May 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 256
Mark Weston The Spinners two selected cards are found by spinning a third one in the air
July 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 286
Bernard Bilis Joker Finder Joker inserted into deck, inserted in between two selections
1976 Close Up, French Style 20
Eddie Fields P-O-P Effect Dual card location using P-O-P Peek
Inspired by 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 52
Charles T. Jordan, Unknown Whispering Joker No. 6, Joker inserted in twenty-card packet, card on both sides remembered, placed in two pockets, selections removed by performer
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 10
Unknown The Card Star cards tossed at a star, three cards appear on ends of the star, apparatus
1976 The Big Book of Magic 101
Edward Marlo A Three Way Illusion with selections and fair process, credit information
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 312
Fred Robinson Double Denial two cards selected, two different cards shown, both turn into selected ones in the hands of the spectator
Mar./Apr. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 387
Philip T. Goldstein 2-4-1
1977 Scattershot 18
J. C. Pages, Jean Faré Delayed Jump Two selections transpose in process of locating them (ending similar to Devilish Miracle)
Related to 1977 Card Tricks, French Style 16
Harry Lorayne Two-Card Revelation two halves, two cards pushed into other half, face-up/face-down condition, all righten except the two cards, bit like Rosini's Double Reverse
Related to 1977 The Magic Book 118
Ken Krenzel Three Transfers three peeked at cards, key cards
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 60
Ken Krenzel Triple Peek Location
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 138
Christian Scherer Zweimal two apparently different cards are selected and found by spelling the name, sucker element
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 20
Christian Scherer Die Allwissende Kreuz Vier two card location, locator card counted and spelled out
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 61
Unknown Nachbarn für immer two selections are shuffled back in the deck and are found next to each other in the center of the deck
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 57
Unknown Kartenfinden mit mehreren Zuschauern several cards are found at once behind back
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 65
Unknown Der Kartenmagnet cards are found next to a face up card
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 79
Unknown Erraten mehrerer Karten some cards are noted on a piece of paper, cards are removed from deck by performer
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 118
Roy Walton Second Time Around three cards chosen, found reversed, other cards on either side
Inspired by 1978 The Spread Half-Pass 11
Edward Marlo Faro Fantastiques 49 card deck, several spectatators shuffle packets and remember card, selections appear in one poker hand, three presentations
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 359
Harry Lorayne Triple Header three cards found reversed, via countdown, etc, two handlings
1979 Quantum Leaps 246
Karl Fulves MB + 2 two cards chosen from packet are located, Milk Build Shuffle application
1979 Faro Possibilities 25
Paul Harris A Card in the Hand is Worth Two in the Deck indifferent card used to stab between two selection, it changes into third, using P.U.S.H. switch
Related to 1979 Close-up Entertainer 146
Franklin V. Taylor Double Stop No. 59, two cards, two halves dealt, performer shouts stop
Also published here 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 98
Howard A. Adams Thinkard from five ESP cards two are selected, unknown word is spelled by spectator to shuffle, both cards are found
1979 OICUFESP (Issue 2 - ten MORE brand new esp card miracles) 7
Frank Garcia, Edward Victor Supreme Control four selections found via Christ Aces procedure
Inspired by 1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 68
Frank Garcia 3 Star Card Miracle Discovery three cards with key cards
1980 Exclusive Card Secrets 38
Father Cyprian The No-Name Game deck cut and top four cards distributed, replaced, four blackjack games played and the 4 spectators' cards make perfect hands
1980 Curioser 56
John Cornelius Threefold three spectators cut the deck, remember the bottom card of the pile and put the cards in their pockets, three thought of cards are divined, trick not named in these notes, name taken from "The Award-Winning Magic Of John Cornelius"
VariationsAlso published here 1980 Cornelius Card System 1
Jimmy Ray Side by Side card is reversed in deck next to selections
1980 A Ray of Magic 12
Jimmy Ray Side by Side 2nd Version card is reversed in deck next to selections, without gimmicked card
1980 A Ray of Magic 14
Michael Skinner Three Different Ways three selections made in different ways and found in different ways with two four-of-a-kinds along the way
1981 Arcane (Issue 4) 33
Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
Also published here 1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 17
Bob Hummer, Martin Gardner Paper Clip Discovery chosen cards found to be paper clipped together with a message on them
Also published here
  • "Paper Clip Discovery" in Martin Gardner's "Cut the Cards" 1942
1981 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 118
Charles Hudson The Royal Computer Kings and Queens are given to spectator for CATO procedure, two card turned over, two previous selections
Variations 1982 Best of Friends 109
Tom Craven Three By Two pair of mates find three selections
1982 Best of Friends 159
Harry Levine Con-Fusion three card location with transformations and stuff
1982 Best of Friends 198
Harry Lorayne Strip-"Kicker" card tossed in deck turns over and finds two selections
1982 Best of Friends 427
Simon Aronson, David Solomon Doublestop two selections, two piles, spectator thinks stop on his selection in one pile and second selection is at same position in other pile
Inspired by
  • "Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4)
1982 Sessions 5
Karl Fulves Rerun twenty cards, incomplete faro, two cards are selected and a third card is put into the back of the deck and flicked, first card flies out then the same on the table with the second card
1982 Wireless II 7
Christian Scherer Irrtum ace put in center of the deck penetrates it and arrives on top with two selections next to it, first mistake because of wrong ace
1982 Card News '82 109
Christian Scherer Komplex three card location, with production of four aces
1982 Card News '82 132
Christian Scherer Überraschende Entdeckung two card location
1982 Card News '82 141
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Mental Mystery three selections are found by cutting to them
1982 Stripper / Konische Karten 6
Basil Horwitz Mind-Nova five cards are selected by five spectators and put on table, spectators choses correctly which card belongs to which spectator
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 161
Juan Tamariz No Special Favorites three selections are lost and found multiple times
Also published here Apr. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 4) 761
Harry Blackstone, Juan Tamariz Tres Monedas Magneticas No. 5, threes selections are found with three coins
1983 La Baraja Biselada 7
Michael Powers Quadratic Aces three cards selected, then slow-motion Ace Assembly, then the other three packets are shown to consist of four-of-a-kinds corresponding to selections
1983 Powerful Magic 41
Martin A. Nash Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas three selections are produced skillfully from shuffled deck
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 47
Stephen Tucker Departure Lounge thought of card appeas between black kings,black kings find two other selections and vanish
Feb. 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1206
Shiv Duggal Best Shot
Oct. 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1263
Stephen Tucker The dance master First card found by fancy cut, second card found by counting down value of first selection + other random cards
Inspired by 1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 29
Jeff White The White Stuff three selection, first found and split in other two selections, cards are lost and found again
1984 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 6) 89
Karl Fulves Odd Color Out No. 19, cards shuffled face-up/face-down via CATO by spectator, two selections made, performer handles cards and all face-up cards are red with a black selection and vice versa
Variations 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 27
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue No. 62, two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines it
Also published here 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 91
Stephen Tucker Mystery Room two selections, another card is used to find them by tossing it in the deck between selections
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 35) 687
Roy Johnson Mythical Princess two cards are found, clock theme, prediction with sucker element
1984 A World of Clocks 17
Juan Tamariz La Carta Fantasma two phase routine, finding two selections and transposition of cards, blank card changes into selection, all with Bruce Cervon's Pivot Production
1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 62
Juan Tamariz Los Tres Actores three selections are lost and found multiple times
Also published here 1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 87
Jerry Sadowitz Boom! three cards produced simultaneously, in-the-hands
Variations 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 20
Mike Maxwell All's Fair three aces locate three selections (Marlo theme)
Sep. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1109
Thomas Alan Waters Quintastic spectator cuts deck and places top cards in five different pockets, performer shows that he did the same beforehand, cards match
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 753
Unknown Pick-a-Card Poker five selections stacked into a poker hand
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 4
Unknown The Spellbinder two cards located in small packet after anti-faros and down-under deal
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 24
Stewart Judah Wenn zwei das Gleiche tun Tantalizer deal with thirty-two cards, two selections by both spectator and performer
Also published here July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 124
Stewart Judah Fabrizierte Zufälle number card from 123-deck chosen, in one deck three cards chosen with this number, duplicates found in another deck
July 1985 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3&4) 140
Ben Harris Twin Inspiration Flashy production of two chosen cards
1986 Killer Klose-Up 60
Ben Harris Super Sally Sandwich three selections, finishes with two selections sandwiching third
1986 1 a.m. The Sequel 5
John C. Wagner, Jim Ryan Transpojuxtaposition two cards are found but placed in front of wrong spectator, transposition
Inspired by 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 145
Jerry Sadowitz, Gordon Bruce Four Card Revelation card rises, changes while outjogged, then changes into third and finally fourth selection
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 66
Larry Jennings Double Shake-Out two peeked at cards (incomplete faro condition) slide out when deck is shaken
1988 The Cardwright 169
Michael Ammar The Two Card Trick selection appears and changes into second selection
Also published here 1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 26
Roy Walton Thrice Removed "Riffle Aces"
three selections, also as Ace production
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1373
Karl Fulves R5B5 five black and five red cards, card selected from each, they end up being in the opposite packet
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1407
Edward Marlo Incomplete Double Disclosure two cards selected, one turns over and it's next to other card or it is found with it
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 20
Edward Marlo Double Reverse Location two reversed cards locate two previously peeked cards
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 126
Edward Marlo A Routine of Surprises indifferent card changes into two selections one by one and back, selections are in two pockets
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 159
Edward Marlo Effect two selections lost, one reversed in tabled spread, it changes into the other selection, the travel to pocket
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 322
Brother John Hamman Peek Look Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 66
Brother John Hamman Go Fish four selections, performer finds four, three of them change to match fourth
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 185
Brother John Hamman Blind Chance four selections found from face-up/face-down mixed deck
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 189
Brother John Hamman The Marx Brothers four jacks transform into selections, aces, ...
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 234
Karl Fulves Triple Sandwich Location three selections, card found with sandwich cards, those change into other two selections
1989 Kaleidoscope 47
Chris Kenner Two Card Location two card location
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Karl Fulves Gambler's Dream five red and black cards, one chosen from each, open stacking procedure, two hands dealt and the selections are exchanged
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 26
Roger Crosthwaite Plus One, Minus Two two cards are located by cutting, third is found sandwiched between them
Inspired by 1989 The British Close-Up Magic Symposium 1989 45
Juan Tamariz Three Actors three selections are lost and found multiple times
Also published here 1989/91 Sonata 114
John Bannon Shock Treatment thought-of-card placed in pocket as prediction, another selection is found
Related toVariations 1990 Impossibilia 42
Ron Ferris Double Brainwave deck split in red / black two cards selected, ploy to place the card in other colored section
Also published here 1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 32) 566
Gary Ouellet, Michael Powers Touch Three Cards two cards are selected and lost in the deck, a third card is turned over and the chosen cards found next to it
1990 Close Up Illusions 142
Edward Marlo Unstacked Peek-Look-Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards, without set-up
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 119
Ron Bauer If you are going to Peek, Look, and Think, at least Pique, Hook, and Link three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 142
Michael Ammar The Two Card Trick selection appears and changes into second selection
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 208
Edward Marlo, David Solomon Signed Technicolor Card to Wallet card from blue deck is signed and lost, two cards from red deck are lost, red cards found, blue in Bendix Bombshell Wallet
1991 The Olram File (Issue 7) 14
Michael Ammar Der 2-Kartentrick selection appears and changes into second selection, German translation of reference
Also published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 21
Christoph Borer Nichtraucher two cards, one is cut to, second is found under box of cigarettes, eventually a non-smoking sign appears on the first selection
Also published here 1991 Magie 12
Jerry Sadowitz Trick Three three cards cut to and remembered, they end up together after a faro, inspired by Finnell's Free Cut Principle
1991 Profile (Issue 4) 1
Bob Hyans Eerie Selection Revelation
Sep. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 9) 2117
James Swain Shocked prediction card in pocket finds one selection by spelling and matches another thought of selection
Inspired by 1992 Don't Blink 37
Alexander de Cova Glaces II deck in glass, four cards appear at face of deck on at a time with silk cover
Inspired by 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 96
Aldo Colombini Crazy Horse two cards chosen from twenty-card packet, two packets eventually formed, one all red with black selection and vice versa
Inspired by
  • Ron Ferris
Also published here
  • Spaghetti Magic lecture notes
1992 Profile (Issue 11) 1
Gary Kurtz Third Example: The order in which you have three cards chosen and revealed
1992 Leading with your Head 6
Gary Kurtz Drittes Beispiel on the order of producing three selection
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 9
Muneo Yokoi Stand Up Spread Table spread made to stand up vertically on its edge, self-standing, then two selections produced from it
1993 Volum 5 Lecture Note 16
Eddie Fechter Fourth Down finding two selection with reversed card
1993 Fechter 43
Alex Elmsley Multiple Mind Reading spectators receive some cards, shuffle and think of top one, combined packet is given back
Variations 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 67
Harlow Hoyt The Princess' Scarab five cards, one half of deck is scratch marked on back
1994 More Greater Magic 1228
Santo Dreifaches Kartenfinden three selections found in cloth bag, using Kong Case
Nov. 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 1) 19
Aldo Colombini Colorado three cards are found with the ace to three
Mar. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 3) 2478
Peter Duffie Triple Trauma small packet, reverse faros
Inspired by
  • "A Tribute to Fulves" (Mike Rogers, The Complete Mike Rogers)
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 81
Chad Long Torn & Kinda Restored three selections, selection found and torn up, pieces change to second selection, restores and changes to third selection, impromptu
Inspired by 1995 The Lost Cheesy Notebooks — Volume Two 11
Bret Blackshear The Gunslinger two selections, spectators shoot rubber bands on deck first selection jumps out and eventually transforms into second selection
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 55) 1020
Unknown Bonnie and Clyde No. 10, a Queen and a King chosen from Kings and Queens, they are then found, Klondike Shuffle
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 16
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Go to Jail No. 11, two cards, one found by detective card, the other travels between two detective cards into case
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 18
Ron Ferris Double Brainwave deck split in red / black two cards selected, ploy to place the card in other colored section
Also published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 65
Doug Canning Two Timing Aussie two cards are located, two piles of ten card two numbers are thought and corresponding cards remembered
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 128
Tom Craven Doppel-Entdecker two cards are counted to according to values in shuffled deck
Also published here Mar. 1995 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 2) 61
Theodore Annemann, Roberto Giobbi The Whistle
Related to 1996 Card College — Volume 2 374
John Scarne Triple Threat performer cuts to three signed and lost cards during tabled riffle shuffles (or: full house named, performer cuts to those five cards)
1996 Blocking Off 193
Frederick Braue Double Transformation quick opener with two selections and the card of the wrong spectator is found and changes back and forth, also with one selection
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 6
Joel Givens Tying One On three cards are found, last one appears under tie clasp
Related to 1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 60) 1165
Peter Duffie Dubill two selections counted to in two piles, Nine Principle
1996 With Cards 7
Peter Duffie Odditorial two cards chosen from packet, dealt in two piles, selection only odd card in red-black separated pile, bad blind/stupid
Related toAlso published here
  • in "The Griffin"
1996 With Cards 8
Doug Edwards Triplocation
July 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 7) 2812
Peter Duffie From Nowhere Spectator cuts the deck a few times, Royal Flush in Spades is produced
Inspired by
  • "Cruz Control" (Phil Goldstein, The Linking Ring one man parade, 1995)
1997 Effortless Card Magic 17
Peter Duffie The Master Cards Spectator and magician each have five cards, card selected in each packet, packets combined and re-dealt; each packet is now four of same color and one of the other color, odd card out is the selection
Inspired by
  • "The PallaD Principle" (Peter Duffie, Cards in Principle)
1997 Effortless Card Magic 30
Peter Duffie Before You Die Random numbers of die used to mix/transfer cards from packet to packet, then reveal two selections
1997 Effortless Card Magic 90
Peter Duffie The Magnet Ace of Spades placed reversed in deck, two face up selections appear next to it
1997 Effortless Card Magic 96
Peter Duffie Thinking and Sinking Two Jokers penetrate and sink to bottom of two packets, selections are found on top of each packet
1997 Effortless Card Magic 98
Peter Duffie