72 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Multiple Selection Routine
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Multiple Selection Routine five cards in five different ways
1889 Tricks with Cards 206
T. Page Wright The Five Senses five cards selected and found five different way with the senses, "old feat of locating a number of drawn cards"
VariationsAlso published here 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 47
Unknown Finding any Number of Selected Cards at Once or Separately basic stripper deck application
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 265
Rolland Hamblen Blind Man's Bluff about ten selections are located blindfolded
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 289
Unknown A Novel Card Problem replacing cards in short deck for multiple location routine
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Edward Victor Supreme Control eight selections are discovered in different ways
Related toVariations 1937 Magic of the Hands 14
Theodore Annemann Five Findo five cards found in different ways
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Walter B. Gibson The 20 Card Trick as seen by Agostin, twenty cards are selected and shuffled back, all found blindfolded from pocket in apparently random order
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 428
Theodore Annemann Omega Card Act five cards in five spectacular ways (see following entries)
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 457
Clayton Rawson Mass Production long short divided deck
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 110) 655
George Troseth Troseth's Famous Three Card Routine three cards are lost and found with different methods
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 10) 2
Lu Brent Site-Unseen three selection are found by stabbing an unknown card reversed into the deck , cards next to the card and reversed card itself are selections
Also published here 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 12) 47
Edward Marlo Marlo's Discoveries monster routine in which first single cards are selected and found about ten times, then in pairs and four at a time, then a ten-card multiple selection routine is done
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 47
Clayton Rawson Everyone Take A Card six or more people select a card
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 129) 519
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
Art Lyle Pocket Location four card location, two thick cards
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 685
U. F. Grant Terrific with fourteen of spades and card with torn corner jokes
1960 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 232
Max Malini, Dr. James William Elliott Multiple Card Location
Also published here 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 41
Nate Leipzig Card Locations four peeked cards are produced, by saying stop, with a knife
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 48
Edward Marlo Nine and Ten Card Faro Control using a locator card
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 27
Edward Marlo Opening Procedure for a ten-card-location routine
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 28
Lu Brent Site-Unseen three selection are found by stabbing an unknown card reversed into the deck , cards next to the card and reversed card itself are selections
Also published here 1972 The Living End 86
Jerry K. Hartman Three-D Three selections found in different ways
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 34
Martin A. Nash Nine Times Location nine cards
1975 Ever So Sleightly 124
Jerry Mentzer Five Card Revelation
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 175
Faucett Ross Four Card Routine Four cards selected and found in various ways
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 198
Joseph Dunninger Location of Four Cards
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 215
Ken De Courcy Multi-Choice using "spelling to any card" as climax for selection routine
1980 Super Spell 7
Don England Seven Card Location
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 49
Randy Wakeman The Formula One Card Routine six cards
Also published here 1985 Formula One Close-Up 34
Martin Lewis For Faster Service, Please Take a Number Multiple selection routine with four cards - spectators insert number tags into deck to find their selections
Inspired by 1985 Martin's Miracles 20
Rolland Hamblen Card Routine description of ten card location routine (1936)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 16
Rolland Hamblen Card Location Ten Card Location routine
1. Say Stop
2. Spell Out
3. Spring Location
4. Stabbed Card
5. The fifth card
6. Stabbed Cards
7. Card through handkerchief
8. - 10. catch from shower
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 17
Eric DeCamps Card in Wallet three cards chosen, one spins out, changes into second one, deck vanishes under handkerchief and third signed card is in wallet, using topit
1985 The Magic of Eric DeCamps 19
Darwin Ortiz Nine-Card Location
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 89
Randy Wakeman The Formula One Card Routine six cards
Also published here 1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 43
Doc Eason Notes on the Multiple Selection of Cards
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 18
T. Page Wright The Five Senses five cards selected and found five different way with the senses
Also published here 1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 298
Eddie Fechter Eight Selections using eight cards, fingertip peek and various revelations
1993 Fechter 190
Alex Elmsley Tour de Force five card location with flourishy production and call-back productions referring to previous routines
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 471
Edward Marlo Marlo Application No. 2
three cards selected, first card found with stop trick, it changes into second selection, third one in pocket of spectator
Inspired by 1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 392
Steve Bedwell Multiple Selection eight selections, with commentary on the plot
1995 ca. Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 11
Paul Cummins The Multiple Location Routine thorough discussion
1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 36
Johnny "J.J." Johnston Multifaceted Four Card Routine four cards produced one by one
Sep. 1997 Opus (Vol. 5 No. 6) 5
John Scarne Multiple Card Control overhand shuffle between peeks
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 9) 280
Steve Mayhew A Balloon, a Cartwheel, and a Pony Ride three selection are found three times
  • Phase One (deck is dropped and cards turnover one by one)
  • Phase Two (flashy location, last one in mouth)
  • Phase Three (Cards to pocket, all cards to pocket finish)
1999 Impressing Jodie Foster 1
Max Malini, Dr. James William Elliott Malini-Elliott Multiple Card Location "From Letters Written by Charlie Miller to Faucett Ross", June 16, 1937
Also published here Nov. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 11) 28
Jerry Mentzer Three Card Control and Revelation crimped key
Variations 2000 Card File Two 168
Jerry Mentzer Five Card Control and Revelation
Inspired by 2000 Card File Two 170
Harry Lorayne Six Ways And Means
2001 Personal Collection 379
John Cornelius The F.I.S.M. Act or Every Card Trick in the World in Ten Minutes among other things: shrinking card case, multiple selection, four-of-a-kind production, shrinking deck, card to credit card, jumbo card in wallet as prediction for named card after some byplay
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 157
Ron Frost Cordially Yours: The "Initial" Way Three cards selected. One card is found and signed on back. Another card is found, but signature from previous card has moved onto this card. Last card is found inside a glass that is produced under napkin
Inspired by 2004 After The Force 74
Justin Higham Side-Faro Flexible Discovery
  • Side-Faro Flexible Collectors
  • (Side-Faro) Minimalist Collectors
2005 Tricks with the Side-Faro False Shuffle 3
Rick Merrill The Restaurant Opener "A Cheeky Cheek-to-Cheek"
short multiple selection routine with ambitious card sequence (card to mouth, unfolded) and triumph finale
  • Opening locations and transpositions
  • An Ambitious Sequence, Card to Pocket, and "For the Unambitious"
  • Cheek to Cheek
Inspired by 2005 Home Schooled 4
Rick Merrill The Standup Opener six cards, deck ends up on floor after third selection, fourth from pocket, changes into fifth, last one in sock
2005 Home Schooled 11
David Solomon Three Selection Discovery three selections found by spelling, turnover and from pocket
  • Application to the Pellet Classic
Inspired by 2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 51
Tyler Wilson Winona Ryder Trick multiple selection routine in which all selections transform into straight in suit of last selection as kicker
2010 Reinventing the Real 93
Darwin Ortiz Supercharged Nine-Card Location updated handling
Inspired byRelated to 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 67
John Guastaferro Multi-Mental multiple revelation routine, mental aspect through wording only
Variations 2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 39
Tom Stone Fan Dancer selection process with half a narrow deck
Inspired by Mar. 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 3) 48
Joseph Barry A Multiple Card Location four cards
2014 Reverie 12
Paul Vigil The More the Merrier multiple selection routine with eight cards, ends with Triumph
2014 Classic Fantastic 5
John Guastaferro Mini-Mental four selections, mental aspect through wording only
Inspired by 2017 En Route 25
Johnny Thompson The Five Senses five selections found with five different senses
Inspired by 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 97
Denis Behr The More the Merrier multiple selection routine strategy in which the spectators shuffle their cards in themselves
Also published here
  • MAGIC, April 2013
2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 68
Andi Gladwin Introduction on the Multiple Selection plot and performer walk-around magic
2019 Personal Revelations 1
Andi Gladwin Improvised Routine
  • Introducing the Routine
  • The Selection & Control
  • Forcing a Card
  • Presentation
  • Shuffle
  • Revelations
  • Fixed Opening
  • Flexible Middle
  • Revelation Chains
  • A Few Favourites
  • Climax
2019 Personal Revelations 13
Andi Gladwin Triumphant Failure "A fixed routine"
six cards, blindfold Triumph
2019 Personal Revelations 47
Andi Gladwin A Historical Conclusion credit information
2019 Personal Revelations 62
Max Malini, Dr. James William Elliott Malini-Elliott Multiple Card Location from a 1937 letter
Also published here 2019 Personal Revelations 64
V. K. Allison Novel Card Experiment twenty-six cards selected, most likely a joke
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 22 No. 12, Feb. 1924
2019 Personal Revelations 66
Edward Victor First Card Location description of location of first card only
Related to 2019 Personal Revelations 67