141 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Premonition & Named Vanish
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Experto credite! named card is missing from new and sealed deck, with risky psychological force, out with card index and deck switch
1896 230
Die aus dem Spiel verschwindenden Karten thought-of cards vanish, double facer deck with odd cards on one side and even on the other side
Mar. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3)
36
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written down, another spectator divines it via equivoque, it vanishes from deck and appears in envelope
Also published here Nov. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11)
164
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke performer tables card, spectator thinks card from another deck, it disappears and the prediction card on table is correct
Also published here 1910 78
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (Zweite Ausführung) card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
Also published here 1910 82
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here 1910 196
Eric F. Impey Mysto - The Masterpiece thought-of card vanishes, thirteen half-waxed pairs in deck, also as named vanish
Also published here 1928 2
The Prize Winner two decks, one is a svengali deck
1937 252
A Psychological Force miracle if Ace of Hearts is named, juke box
1938 199
William H. McCaffrey The Prize Winner
Related toVariations 1938 564
William H. McCaffrey Bill McCaffrey's Prize Winner two decks, premonition, card is found in hat
1945 23
Edward Marlo II. Double Deal Vanish of named card, stacked
1947 35
Edward Marlo III. The Named Vanish named card, reappears at named number, stacked
1947 36
Eddie Joseph Premonition named card is missing in deck, missing card brought from pocket
1949 4
George Armstrong Introduction
1949 3
George Armstrong Premonition any named card is missing from deck and removed from the pocket
Inspired by 1949 5
Harold G. Beaumont Thought Prescient card named, performer removes cased deck from pocket, named card is left in pocket and missing from cased deck
1950 108
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes
Also published here 1951 42
Milton Gitlin Premonition Idea
Aug. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 288)
1153
Edward Marlo Premonition Not card vanishes from deck and is reproduced from pocket, using deck of double facers with same card on each back (à la Hofzinser), spectator deals through double-faced deck, title taken from reprint
  • First Method (named card vanishes)
  • Second Method (touched card vanishes)
  • Third Method (touched card vanishes, using only a bank of double facers)
  • Fourth Method (named card which is marked and replaced vanishes)
Variations Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
4
Edward Marlo Vanishing Card Deck touched card vanishes, spectator counts through deck, it is found in pocket, using a bank of nine double facers
Inspired by Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
12
Edward Marlo Easy Vanishing Card fifty-one cards roughed on faces, one card on back
Also published here Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
15
Edward Marlo Double Out Presentation any card named, it is either odd-backed or missing à la premonition, using Ed Marlo's marketed Phantom Deck
Related toVariations Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
27
Edward Marlo Vanishing Thought spectator names a card he sees, it vanishes
Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
28
Edward Marlo Paging a Stranger red and blue deck, any card named, it is removed from one deck, when other deck is counted that card is seen missing and the removed card has a different back
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Stranger in Paradise" (Peter Warlock, marketed 1955)
Also published here
Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
29
Edward Marlo Double Out named card is either missing or odd-backed
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
30
James G. Thompson Jr. Premonition, A Prize Winner "The Little Man"
1961 57
Paul Marcus Two Tips for Premonition
Nov. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 363)
281
Edward Marlo The Called for Vanish any named card is missing from deck
1968 103
Edward Marlo Improved Named Vanish any named card is missing from deck, sticky substance, four methods
1968 116
Aldini, Frank Shields Invisible Control Invisible Deck type of presentation, but freely named card is invisibly placed in empty envelope. Deck is shown to not contain the card, because it is now really in the envelope, partial rough-smooth
1969 44
Aldini, Joe Berg, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Supremonition Freely named card is found vanished from the deck, Joker then changes into selection, partial rough-smooth
Related to 1969 46
Edward Marlo Double Out named card is either missing or odd-backed
Also published here June 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6)
45
Edward Marlo Simple Premonition prediction in hat, card is selected from one deck, this card is missing in second deck and found in hat with prediction, gaffed
1974 47
Roger Smith A Premonition - Outdone two decks, one card selected from one deck and placed aside, it is looked for in other deck but not there, the original selection is from second deck
1975 2
Charles T. Jordan The Vanished Card named card vanishes and is found in pocket
1975 89
Karl Fulves Premonition I red and blue deck, named one is missing from wanted deck and in other one, sleeving
1977 31
Karl Fulves Premonition II same effect as Premonition I
1977 32
Karl Fulves One-Deck Prizewinner sleeving
Inspired by 1977 32
Allan Ackerman Forethought
1978 51
Allan Ackerman Impromptu Premonition
1978 53
Simon Aronson Stranger Deranger unknown blue-backed selection put in red deck, card chosen from red deck face up, blue-backed deck counted face up and the card just chosen is missing, it is then shown to be the blue-backed card
Related toAlso published here 1978 60
Danny Korem One Deck Premonition pendulum holdout
1980 20
Basil Horwitz Challenge Premonition performer puts card from a blue deck unseen in an envelope, spectator selects a card from a red deck and puts it in same envelope, when he looks through blue deck, that card is missing, both selected same card
Also published here 1981 22
Jochen Zmeck J. Z. - Premonition named card vanishes, is then removed from pocket, partial rough-smooth
Related to 1981 8
Michael Weber "... Just an Old Premonition" photocopy of fifty-two cards with one reversed, freely thought-of card is missing
VariationsAlso published here 1982 12
Eric F. Impey Mysto, The Masterpiece thought-of card vanishes, thirteen half-waxed pairs in deck, also as named vanish
VariationsAlso published here 1983 42
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann, Alessandro de Luca Das Televisions-Spiel card is selected and is missing in second deck, found in envelope
1983 28
Allan Slaight Guise Winner five hands of poker are re-dealt to same persons, spectator names missing card (Premonition)
Related toAlso published here 1984
Arcane (Issue 11)
144
Jeff Busby Credit Information on "Premonition"/"Prize Winner"
1984
Arcane (Issue 11)
144
Stephen Minch Coda - On the Problems of the Negative Outcome in Mentalism essay on accepted positive results over rejected negative ones
1984 35
Rich Bloch, Davey Marlin-Jones Mental Card to Wallet spectator goes through the deck and thinks of any card, card vanishes and appears inside wallet, Tannen's "Miracle Wallet"
Apr. 1986
Magick (Issue 369)
1841
Ken Krenzel The Case of the Missing Link ungaffed memorized deck, Open and Shut Case
1990 74
Ben Harris MentaFax photocopy of fifty-two cards with one reversed, freely thought-of card is missing
Inspired by 1990 59
Basil Horwitz Premonition Plus performer puts card from a blue deck unseen in an envelope, spectator selects a card from a red deck and puts it in same envelope, when he looks through blue deck, that card is missing, both selected same card
Also published here July 1990
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 3)
92
John Bannon Beyond the Pale no totally free choice
1991 51
Alexander de Cova Premonition Plus
Also published here 1992 68
Steve Dusheck Premonition Outdone - Outdone spectator stops while performer deals through blue-backed deck, same card is missing in red-backed deck, first selection turns out to have red back
Inspired by
  • "Premonition Outdone" (Stan Lobenstern, 1968)
1992 7
Edward Marlo Easy Vanishing Card fifty-one cards roughed on faces, one card on back
Also published here 1992 21
Gerald Deutsch The Invisible Card named card vanishes, to pocket, bits of business
Jan. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 1)
2171
Alexander de Cova Premonition Plus brief
Also published here 1993 12
Alexander de Cova Premonition Plus brief
Also published here 1993 12
Gary Dudash Celebrity in Hell two decks, card removed from red deck same card is missing from blue deck, when selection is turned over it can be seen that it is only blue card in red deck
Also published here
  • Peter Warlock's "Stranger in Paradise"
July 1993
Vibrations (Vol. 16 No. 1)
13
Ted Lesley Pro-monition Premonition routine, card found in performer's pocket
1994 149
Simon Aronson Stranger Deranger unknown blue-backed selection put in red deck, card chosen from red deck face up, blue-backed deck counted face up and the card just chosen is missing, it is then shown to be the blue-backed card
Also published here 1994 62
Michael Weber Easy Premonition photocopy of fifty-two cards with one reversed, freely thought-of card is missing
Also published here 1994 13
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Premo Two with written prediction of missing card in envelope
Nov. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 5)
13
Peter Duffie Two Decks But With a Single Thought two prepared decks
Inspired by 1995 209
Alexander de Cova Premonition using trouser pocket tube connection
  • 1. Variante
  • 2. Variante
1995 7
Jerry K. Hartman Prize Brain two spectators think of a card from the deck, a second deck is dealt through face up and counted, there are only 51 cards in it and one of the spectators confirms his card was not there, the deck is turned face down and one card has odd back, it is the second spectator's card, multiple decks required
Inspired by 1995 271
Ted Lesley European Chit Chat on premonition
Mar. 1995
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 9)
5
Roberto Giobbi Mentale Manipulation one unprepared deck
Related toAlso published here 1996 57
Darwin Ortiz A Logical Premonition presentation
Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
28
Peter Duffie, Dave Robertson Vanished Or Gone spectator thinks of any card, card is shown to have vanished from the pack / word GONE is printed on the back
Inspired byRelated to 1997 142
Bruce Bernstein Trans-Premonition spectator thinks of a card before the show, during the show two decks are displayed, named card is missing in one deck and is found in other
Related to
  • Stan Loebstein's "Premonition Outdone"
Also published here
1997 4
Bruce Bernstein Trans-Premonition spectator thinks of a card before the show, during the show two decks are displayed, named card is missing in one deck and is found in other
Also published here 1998 1
Barrie Richardson ...And One Makes Fifty-two two-way out effect, either premonition without naming the card first, or named cards is only odd-backed card
Inspired by
  • "Delusion Deck" (Gene Grant, Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets, 1980, marketed 1957)
VariationsAlso published here
  • Club 71, May 1989
1999 205
John Suardini Imagine This Follow-Up Mindreader's Dream procedure with blank deck, then blank card presented as thought-of card (gag), rest of deck has changed to normal with thought-of card missing
Related to Feb. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 6)
88
Roberto Giobbi Premonition Handling brief
Related to 2000 936
Roberto Giobbi A Case for Premonition one unprepared deck
Related toAlso published here 2000 56
Dave Campbell Premonition card not named but built from two consecutive cards in the deck by taking suit of one and value of the other
Inspired by
  • "Thinking Out Loud" (Steven Hamilton, The Crimp #10)
Also published here
2000 8
Richard Mark Premonition Supreme missing card in second deck with different back color
2000 114
Richard Mark Premonition Supreme II missing card in second deck with different back color
2000 116
Simon Aronson The Invisible Card freely named card vanishes, then reappears reversed in deck
VariationsAlso published here 2001 175
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Domination Of Thought #1 performer tables card, spectator thinks card from another deck, it disappears and the prediction card on table is correct
VariationsAlso published here 2002 73
Karl Fulves Further Notes on the Premonition effect
Related to 2002 75
Karl Fulves Domination Of Thought #2 card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
Also published here 2002 76
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here 2002 146
Lee Earle Capital City postcards with capital cities of states of the union, named city is missing and named number predicted on paper band
2002
Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 12)
406
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes
Related toAlso published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
391
Simon Aronson The Invisible Card freely named card vanishes, then reappears reversed in deck
Also published here 2003 14
Robert Fellows Five-Minute Murder Mystery combination of Seven Keys to Baldpate, murder mystery presentation, Premonition
2003 224
Dave Campbell Dave's Premonition card not named but built from two consecutive cards in the deck by taking suit of one and value of the other
Inspired by
  • "Thinking Out Loud" (Steven Hamilton, The Crimp #10)
VariationsAlso published here
2004 47
Dave Campbell Simplex Premonition impromptu version
Inspired by 2004 55
Dave Campbell Thought Anticipated card chose from face-up blue deck and put on table, sealed red deck opened and counted, the selection is missing and tabled card turns out to be red-backed
Also published here
  • The Gen, Vol. 14 No. 12, April 1959
2004 155
Paolo Cavalli, Massimo Tira Kormonition using a red and a blue deck, named card is missing in one deck and is found in other
2004 24
Larry Jennings Slow Motion Card To Number selected card to any number, first vanish of card is shown, two methods
2005 56
Barrie Richardson The Ambiguous Coffee Can two-sided can for two-way out, e.g. for Premonition
Also published here
  • Club 71, Winter 1999
2005 39
Tony Griffith Premonition in Reverse either 51 cards or 53, selected card is found twice in the deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Premonition in Reverse" in "The Gen" September, 1959. P. 124.
2006 181
Doug Canning Joint Banking card in pocket
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2006 183
Alexander de Cova The Premonition Concept with wrist watch face as cue sheet, card predicted in letter in envelope
Also published here 2006 5
Anthony Owen RE: Monition two decks with different backs, named card is missing from one and found in other, two handlings
Also published here 2007 11
Alexander de Cova Premonition II with wrist watch face as cue sheet, card predicted in letter in envelope
Also published here 2007 2
Alexander de Cova Premonition Plus
Also published here 2007 4
Doug Canning Joint Banking card in pocket
Also published here 2008 27
Jon Racherbaumer Sneaking Suspicions comments on the effect, credit information
Mar. 2008
Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 1)
6
Edward Marlo Paging a Stranger red and blue deck, any card named, it is removed from one deck, when other deck is counted that card is seen missing and the removed card has a different back
Inspired by
  • "Stranger in Paradise" (Peter Warlock, marketed 1955)
Also published here
Mar. 2008
Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 1)
8
Edward Marlo Double Out named card is either missing or odd-backed
Also published here Mar. 2008
Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 1)
9
Allan Slaight Guise Winner five hands of poker are re-dealt to same persons, spectator names missing card (Premonition)
Also published here 2008 82
Jamy Ian Swiss Premonition Redux
Also published here 2011 25
Steve Beam One in a Bazillion a card is constructed in the mind of a volunteer, it is shown reversed in a pictured spread of playing cards, and then removed from magician's pocket
Also published here 2012 9
Bruce Bernstein Trans-Premonition spectator thinks of a card before the show, during the show two decks are displayed, named card is missing in one deck and is found in other
Also published here 2012 122
Alberto de Figueiredo Con dos Barajas two decks with different backs, one is chosen and named card can not be found, it is in the other deck, with Spanish playing cards
2013 61
David Britland The Problem with Premonition
  • Cardopolis
envelope brought out, card selected and shuffled back, any number named and counted to, card is not there, it has vanishes and is now in envelope with the number written on its back
Inspired by Aug. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 8)
16
Jim Steinmeyer La Forza Del Destino
  • Conjuring
one card chosen from paper bag with cards, it is missing in second deck and found inside a bottle
Also published here Oct. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 10)
28
Alexander de Cova Eine Anwendung premonition, missing card is additionally predicted on a letter
Also published here Feb. 2014 482
Alexander de Cova The Real Premonition Effect with wrist watch face as cue sheet, card predicted in letter in envelope
Also published here Apr. 2014
Scrapbook (Issue 9)
53
Helder Guimarães Post-Monition named card missing from deck and in prediction envelope
Also published here 2015 29
Helder Guimarães The Art of Premonition number up to ten named and card chosen using it, card is only one missing from deck and found in prediction envelope with number on back
Inspired by
  • "Silent Running" (Ben Harris)
Also published here
2015 5
Dani DaOrtiz Doubly Impossible
  • DaOrtiz a la Carte!
card chosen and card thought of from blue-backed deck, chosen card vanishes from hands and appears at named number in deck, thought-of card vanishes and appears in a second red-backed deck
May 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 5)
36
Max Maven Pentamonition
  • Lost Horizons
one of five ESP symbols chosen, it is the one missing from a packet and found in the envelope the packet came from
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, Mar. 1981
Dec. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 12)
29
Max Maven On the Premonition Effect credit information
Dec. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 12)
29
Alexander de Cova Eine Anwendung premonition, missing card is additionally predicted on a letter
Also published here 2015 280
John Hostler Cryptical Envelopment card thought-of from fan is divined, then is shown to be missing from deck and inside tabled envelope
Related to 2016 134
Steve Beam 1 zu einer Fantastilliarde a card is constructed in the mind of a volunteer, it is shown reversed in a pictured spread of playing cards, and then removed from magician's pocket
Also published here 2016 2
Jamy Ian Swiss Premonition Redux
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2016 21
Bob Farmer The Bammo Oblivion Deck freely named card becomes double-blank card in deck, other three cards of same value are there
Related toVariations 2017 51
Bob Farmer Equivoque Digression restricted choice, equivoque discussion
  • Force 13 Cards
  • Force 8 Cards
  • Force 8 or 13 Cards
  • Force 26 Cards
  • Force 13 Cards
2017 61
Bob Farmer The Bammo 50% Oblivion Deck single deck version
Inspired byRelated to 2017 70
Bob Farmer The 25% Oblivion Deck almost freely named card becomes double-blank card in deck, other three cards of same value are there
Inspired by 2017 70
Bob Farmer Octogone with more restrictive choice
Inspired by 2017 74
Bob Farmer The Tele-Psychic-Omatic Deck thought-of card (one of thirteen) is not in deck, it has become a blank card, peek-pairs
Inspired by 2017 77
Alexander de Cova Präsentationsideen presentational ideas for chair test
  • Denkhüte
  • Regiearbeit
  • House of Cards
  • The More Frequent Miracle
  • Premonition
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Numerologie
  • Banker's Dream
  • Mental Epic
2017 39
Helder Guimarães The Art of Premonition number up to ten named and card chosen using it, card is only one missing from deck and found in prediction envelope with number on back
Also published here Apr. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 4)
42
Helder Guimarães Post-Monition named card missing from deck and in prediction envelope
Also published here Dec. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 12)
48
Anthony Owen RE: Monition two decks with different backs, named card is missing from one and found in other, two handlings
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 165
Bob Farmer The Bammo Brain Bamboozler two spectators think of a red and a black card, both cards vanish and are removed from the pocket before they are named, using version of John Kennedy's "Mind Power Deck"
Inspired by
  • "The Divine and Conquer Deck" (Leo Reed)
2018 1
Christoph Borer Die Todeskarte card is named, position of card reveals amount of years spectator will live, card is missing
2018 184
Jamy Ian Swiss Premonition Redux
Also published here
  • Thoughts II, 2006 edition
2018 8
Jim Steinmeyer La Forza del Destino one card chosen from paper bag with cards, it is missing in second deck and found inside a bottle
Also published here 2019 10
Kyle Leon Isolation card selected from one deck vanishes from another deck and travels into pocket (or elsewhere), red-blue Svengali/Menetekel
Nov. 2022
The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 11)
490