767 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Spelling
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Unknown The "Spelling" Trick spelling every value in a thirteen-card packet Tricks with Cards 75
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick from thirteen-card packet every value from Ace to King is spelled out More Magic 31
Charles T. Jordan Spelling Any Card Called For No. 28, full deck stackVariationsAlso published here Thirty Card Mysteries 74
Charles T. Jordan The Simplicity Speller No. 9, card selected and cut into deck, long phrase with selection spelled, spelling to twenty-sixth card Thirty Card Mysteries 37
Charles T. Jordan, T. Nelson Downs The Spelling Fool! No. 9, spelling to suits and through values Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan, William McGrew Speaking of Pink Elephants No. 8, named card changes back color, then the whole deck, card spelled to, card travels from one half to the other, red-blue peek deck cards Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 16
Charles T. Jordan The Incomprehendo Speller set-up and one-way deck The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 36
Louis Nikola To Spell Any Card Called For Also published here The Nikola Card System 30
Louis Nikola Spelling Spell to three different cards consecutively (named by magician)Also published here The Nikola Card System 29
Louis Nikola The Spelling Bee Ace to King spelled out from the top (Jack miscalled as King)Related to The Nikola Card System 39
Laurie Ireland The Spelling Card Trick with any card called brief, memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Theodore Annemann A New Thought Card Spelling Effect The Book Without A Name 14
Tom Sellers An Easy Spelling Trick re-counting Sellers' Secrets 10
Ralph W. Hull, Leo Levi A Surprising Solitaire all cards laid out according to system, generating some stack that is used to spell out all values, all thirteen values spelled out have 52 letters "Eye-Openers" 18
Ralph W. Hull (4) Spectator's Name Spells Card performer stabs reversed card in deck behind back, from that point on the spectator's name is used to spell to card "Eye-Openers" 12
Unknown A Baffling Spell card put on table is used to spell to second selection Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 29
Tom Sellers The Persistent Joker Ace through Ten are spelled, spectator always gets Joker Card Tricks That Work 7
Tom Sellers The Cute Speller using packet with cards that spell with same number of letters Card Tricks That Work 20
Theodore Annemann Magic vs. Mindreading two decks, spectator puts one in pocket, from the other he selects a card mentally, card is spelled in both decks and the last card is the thought of Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 5
Unknown Mental Spelling progressive spelling set-up Mental Magic with Cards 17
Unknown The New Spell spectator spells behind back, card appears reversed Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 100
Louis Lam "Alice in Wonderland" card turns over multiple times, then is spelled out Would You Believe It? 15
Unknown The Automatic Speller no-touch, procedure heavy Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 101
George C. Hanneman A Different Card Spelling selection made, when suit and values are spelled, cards with same suit and value show up The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 75
Bob Hummer The Puzzling Speller progressive set-upRelated toAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 83
Vincent Dalban The Miracle Speller using short card The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 98
Theodore Annemann From Beyond the Grave spelling to dead name with blank cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 20) 115
Dr. Jacob Daley, Lawrence "Larry" Grey The "Ad Lib" Spelling two cards spelled toRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 138
Audley Walsh The Card Phenomenon banks, automatic placement, see page 172 for improvement by Charles Larsen The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 22) 130
Jean Hugard System for Arranging Cards for Any Spelling Combination explained with the effect in which every value in a suit is spelled out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 41
Charles T. Jordan Spelling Any Card Called For full deck stackAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 56
Tom Sellers Seller's Speller Idea any named card is spelled out with deck in pocket, pocket index Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 63
Ralph W. Hull Name O' Card any named card is found/spelled-to, full stack and multiple out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 237
Louis Nikola To Spell Any Card Called For memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 395
Jean Hugard Spelling Trick spelling trick with thirteen cards of a suit and story Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 41
Charles T. Jordan Improved Chevalier deck shuffled twice, named suit removed, all values spelt out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 56
Unknown The Shuffled Spelling Bee deck shuffled twice, named suit removed, all values spelt out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 57
Ralph W. Hull The Joker Spelling Routine thirteen card packet, values are spelt out one by one, but when spectator tries it, he always gets the joker Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 59
Unknown Variation of Joker Spelling thirteen card packet, values are spelt out one by one, but when spectator tries it, he always gets the joker Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 59
Tom Sellers The Joker Speller ten card packet, values are spelt out one by one, but when spectator tries it, he always gets the jokerVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 60
Jack Gwynne Gwynne's Speller every value is spelled out from full deck, stackRelated toVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 61
Unknown Quadruple Spelling progressive set-up, four spectators Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Theodore Annemann Another Thought Spelling progressive set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Jimmy Kater Improved Spelling Trick progressive set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Think It - Spell It progressive set-up with eight cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Thought Spelling progressive set-up, three spectators Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 53
Theodore Annemann Think of a Card one of eighteen, card spelled out, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
Henry Christ Spell Me! thought-of card, progressive set-upRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 195
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Spelling a Card simple, "Lawrence Gray" Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 43
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Duplex Comedy Speller indifferent card is spelt, spectator spells his card but succeeds only in second try, "Lawrence Gray" Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 43
Victor Farelli Farelli's Impromptu Speller (Gray's Speller - Single Card) simple Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 44
Unknown Knock Out Speller simple Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 44
Unknown A Single Speller four piles of thirteen to place card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 45
Unknown You Selected the - estimation Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 46
Unknown Impromptu Speller system for spelling every card with thirteen letters Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 46
Jean Hugard The New Spell card is spelt out and appears reversed at correct position Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 49
Ben Erens Superlative Speller estimation to follow position, maneuvering selection to approximately 12 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 45
Arthur H. Buckley Spell It spelling every card with eleven letters except for four exceptions, card is placed at position eleven by simply picking up a break while spreading for selection Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 46
Unknown Peculiarities of the Pasteboards three selections, one spelt to, one appears on top, one reversed Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 48
Mehlon Clayton The Automatic Speller three piles are formed and reassembled to place selection at twelve Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 49
U. F. Grant Spellino spectator's name is speltRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 50
U. F. Grant Spellino Climax performer names a card and spells it, repeated Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 51
Howard Albright Howard's Simplex Speller Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 51
Unknown U Spell Your Card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 52
Unknown An Easy Speller Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 52
Unknown Lazybones short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
J. C. Cannel The Spelling Bee three spectators choose four cards each and choose of one of them, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 66
Unknown The Quartette four cards chosen and spelled out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Unknown The Shuffled Speller stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 275
Henry Christ Dead Man's Hand selection found and dead man's hand dealt to someone, incorporating audible shot for shock effectRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 33) 209
Charles T. Jordan Wizard Spelling Master two banks that spell with nine resp. twelve card each Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 47
Unknown The Double Speller two selections, out of hand selection procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 58
Tom Sellers The Whispering Speller cards in small packet are spelt apparently at random Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 59
Theodore Annemann Spell It Yourself two decks, progressive set-up, out of hand selection procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 62
Charles T. Jordan Incomprehendo Speller set-up and one-way deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 63
Unknown The Master Card Speller using a slick card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 98
Unknown A Spelling Trick short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
Frank Squires, Lloyd E. Jones Frank Squires' Speller answers to questions about selection are spelt out, selection shows upVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 61
Unknown Perfect Spelling Trick deck with four duplicate sets of thirteen different cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 64
Unknown Card Spelling Deluxe very fair, deck with four duplicate sets of twelve different cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 64
Unknown Alice in Wonderland card turns over and is spelled to, double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 117
Charles T. Jordan Incomprehendo stacked, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 165
Louis Nikola Spelling Bee trick with Nikola memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Louis Nikola Spelling spelling out some cards with the Nikola memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 395
Val Evans, Franz Christensen An Invitation to Lunch...with Beer picture cards are spelled out with story, always beer shows up, handling of Christensen's "Spell Hound" (Nov. 1936 Genii) The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 238
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effectsRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Henry Christ The New Spell Me twelve card set-up or four sets of douplicatesInspired byRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Robert Parrish The Version used by Robert Parrish as previous routine but setting a selection in spelling position You'd be Surprised 41
Jack McMillen The Continuous Spelling Trick spelling random cards from shuffled deck More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 16
Charles T. Jordan Spelling a Number of Cards after a Genuine Shuffle: Charles T. Jordan's Method two riffle shuffles, named suit is sorted out and all values spelled to Greater Magic 319
Martin Gardner That Quaint Joker routine in which thirteen values are spelt and spectator gets joker all the time The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 273
John Northern Hilliard J.N. Hilliard's Method thought-of speller, ten-card set-up Greater Magic 317
Commander Slayton Spelling a Card merely Thought Of: Commander Slayton's Method Variations Greater Magic 315
Unknown A Mental Discovery - Second Method by spelling spectator's name Greater Magic 229
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Impromptu Method with Ordinary Cards "Lawrence Gray" Greater Magic 309
Martin Gardner Preposterous Variations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 268
Martin Gardner Newspell The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 272
Martin Gardner The ----- of -- Trick Inspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 323
Theodore Annemann Jordan Plus Gardiner GardnerInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 326
T. Nelson Downs "The T. Nelson Downs Speller" three cards, stacked in three banks Greater Magic 311
Theodore Annemann Spell it Yourself duplicates Greater Magic 313
Unknown The "Perfect" Spelling Trick four banks of duplicates with thirteen cards Greater Magic 323
John Northern Hilliard A Suggested Routine of Spelling Tricks routine suggestion of tricks described in spelling chapter Greater Magic 323
Jean Hugard A Card Fairy Tale and Automatic Spelling two riffle shuffles, suits are separated and used to tell story, match values, spell to values, ...
a. The Fairy Tale
b. Matching Cards
c. Automatic Spelling
d. Super-Spelling
Greater Magic 320
Theodore Annemann Magic versus Mentalism thought of card is spelled to from two decks, progressive spelling set-up The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 363
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up) More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
Alphonso Much Thought three thought-of cards found by spelling, two decks, progressive spelling set-up The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 367
Unknown Another Spell three cards More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 29
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature three random names are spelled, selection found, automatic placement procedureRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 64) 450
Louis Lam Square Magic square with words is cut, various words spelled to find selection Be Deceived 25
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 371
Paul Rosini A Futile Lesson in Magic spelling lesson with thirteen cards, see page 650 for missing set-upRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 631
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Location spellingRelated to Expert Card Technique 397
Unknown It Must Be Magic spelling Expert Card Technique 382
Edward Marlo Marlo's Rosini card glimpsed, no break, deck cut and card spelled to, deck crimp during spectator's peek Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 10
Kent Arthur Eerie Cards using eight cards, card finally spelled toRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 615
Herb Runge Pick Up The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Unknown Card on Parade selection is spelled as final of thirteen cards Expert Card Technique 349
Unknown Multi-Spelling Trick "The repeat Spelling of Mentally Selected Cards" Expert Card Technique 347
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Stripper Spell The Stripper Deck 22
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Error wrong card is spelled out and finds selection The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 144) 809
The Great Merlini Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 758
Theodore Annemann Trance Card Al Koran type deck for spelling routine The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 885
Jack Vosburgh Automaton Spell using one-way backs The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 748
Bruce Elliott The Back Room credit information on the speller The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 82
Walter B. Gibson Super-Duper Speller clarification on page 90 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 79
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Fantastic Spell spectator spells out blank card, nude card and other funny cards Prepared Cards and Accessories 9
Audley Walsh Any Name Called For mathematical placement, random names are spelled to, card found at last position Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 199
Frederick Mosteller Bravo! five decks, multiple phase mental speller, suits spelled and values counted (count-spell), see Back Room reference for correctionsRelated toVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 200
Jean Hugard My Name's Magic selection by spectator spelling his name, revelation by spelling performer's name Tricks and Sleights 18
Vincent Dalban The Miracle Speller Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 41
Dr. Jacob Daley "Ad Lib" Spelling two cards spelled to Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 62
Martin Gardner Preposterous Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 63
Martin Gardner Newspell Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 65
Theodore Annemann Jordan Plus Gardner Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 66
Henry Christ Dead Man's Hand selection found and dead man's hand dealt to someone, incorporating audible shot for shock effect Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 58
Harrison Give A Number featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck method Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 62
Roger Barkann Magician's Nightmare selections is spelled out, with Duolette The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 119
Franklin V. Taylor Headline Speller silent spelling The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 155
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Silent Speller ten twelve-letter card set-up Tricks and Sleights 15
Frederick Mosteller Encore! spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, count-spellInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 236
Frederick Braue Bravo Encore Reprise count-spellInspired by The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 69) 280
Dr. A. Heller The Heller Speller Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 3) 65
Jean Hugard The Best Impromptu Spelling Trick Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 6) 80
Jerry Sorensen Speller Idea full stack The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 271
Tom Bowyer Routine with a Svengali Deck different effects with a svengali deck, reverse, spelling, counting, all alike Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 1) 54
Frederick Mosteller, Frederick Braue, Orville Wayne Meyer Encore Spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, three versions, count-spellRelated to My Best 103
Jerry Sorensen That's the Way They're Done four cards are found, one with Martin Gardner's "Lie Detector Test" My Best 33
Joe Sherman The Joe Sherman Spelling Card Trick forced Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 31
George H. Pittman Can You Spell? spectator always gets a Nine, then a Joker when a Nine should show up Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 6) 169
Max Katz Formula for any Spelling Trick spelling through the values of a suit, spectator gets it wrong, how to arrive at the formulaVariations Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 5) 156
Edward Marlo Just Another Miracle distant daubed key card Tricks with Daub 5
Royal Vale Heath One In Millions! interesting My Best 138
Edouard Cartier Cartier's Card Reversal and Spelling selection vanishes and appears reversed when spelled to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 4) 151
Roger Barkann One Plus One Equals Three Related to My Best 122
Tommy Dowd John Doe ... Magician speller, miscalling selected card, for magiciansVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 366
Arthur H. Buckley Charlier Location and Speller Experiment No. 7 - cutting at the same position as a spectator and spelling application Card Control 157
Frank Csuri A Spelling Change wrong card spelled to, changes into selection At the Table Tricks 13
Tommy Dowd, Neal Elias, Bert Fenn We Both Spell Inspired by At the Table Tricks 19
Warren Wiersbe Fantispell card and its position remembered, selection later spelled out Mental Cases With Cards 20
Herb Runge Face Down several times a card is selected and found, spelling, stopped at and with "next card I turn over, will be your card" gag The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 112) 451
Richard F. McKinney Spelling Trick Formula Inspired by Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 8) 186
Unknown Thought Stealer progressive set upVariations The Royal Road to Card Magic 23
Ronald B. Edwards X-Spell-I-Mental mental speller The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 648
Vern Schoneck Spellbound two variations of a speller, spectator thinks of a card in the deck, performer puts cards on by one on spectator's hand, who spells his card in his mind, the last letter is his card The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 142) 570
Unknown Gray's Spelling Trick The Royal Road to Card Magic 63
Unknown Double Speller The Royal Road to Card Magic 163
Unknown Spellbound The Royal Road to Card Magic 181
Unknown Yogi Spelling Test four groups of six arranged cards The Fine Art of Magic 186
Unknown The Eighteen-Cards Spelling Trick The Fine Art of Magic 188
Unknown The Triple Spelling Trick with the corner-short The Fine Art of Magic 191
Richard Himber Name Cards strange spelling effect Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 91
Unknown Spelling Bee Spell Ace, Two, Three... by moving cards to bottom of the packet one by one, each time getting the Ace, Two and so on Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 22
Bill Simon Simpl-Speller Controlled Miracles 7
Ronald B. Edwards Spellcast spelling to named card The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 181) 724
Jack Yeager The Mental Magic Cards limited choice, spelling Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 26
Royal Vale Heath, John Scarne Heath's Master Speller No. 15, Ace to king packet arranged, random card cut to, value spelled repeatedly to get Ace to King in sequence Scarne on Card Tricks 31
Jack Chanin, John McArdle, John Weiss, Al Flosso The Spelling Bee No. 65, Packet of Ace to King, if spell correctly you get the card, if incorrect spelling you get indifferent cardRelated to Scarne on Card Tricks 118
Oscar Weigle Personification No. 75, Spell spectator's name to find selection Scarne on Card Tricks 137
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature No. 34, Spelling trick with namesAlso published here Scarne on Card Tricks 62
Cardini Cardini's Mind Reading Card Trick No. 16, Uses six duplicates Scarne on Card Tricks 33
Edward Marlo Effect No. 7 peeked-at card is spelled to and found reversed The Marlo Miracle Deck 3
Theodore Annemann Improvement 8,000 Annemann's Buried Treasures 14
Al Leech Ace Location Variations Manipulating with Leech 25
Al Leech Wild Deuces deuces lost and found (Last Word on Card, 1952) A Last Look at Leech 21
Al Leech Easy Does It (Last Word on Card, 1952) A Last Look at Leech 26
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist thought-of card is spelled to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1103
Edward Marlo Spelling Selected Cards The Cardician 76
Edward Marlo The Nail Gauge Spell The Cardician 77
R. M. Jamison Yogi Tells one from four, card is spelled to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 278) 1113
Charles T. Jordan Spelling the Spades Packet of Ace to King of Spades, spell Ace to King one after another, originally titled The Improved Chevalier Card TrickRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 23
Unknown Two-Pile Location Card selected via some dealing into two piles. Later will spell THIS IS THE CARD I SELECTED to find the card Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 22
Tommy Dowd John Doe - Magician speller, miscalling selected card, spectator plays magicianRelated toAlso published here The Best in Magic 108
Bill Nord The Magic of Manhattan Cut the deck into two piles, one pile is counted, the two digits in the number of cards is added together to get a single digit, count down to that number in that pile to find selection, the phrase THE MAGIC OF MANHATTAN is spelled to find selection Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 20
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Nudeck Speller any named card is spelled to, see credits in No. 8Related to The Cardiste (Issue 2) 7
Max Katz Counting the Cards spelling through a deck from ace to king 26 Originals 21
Dai Vernon Mental Spell progressive set-up The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 177
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Snibbets Rusduck's system for Si Stebbins, speller The Cardiste (Issue 4) 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Full Deck Speller spelling all cards in the deck The Cardiste (Issue 6) 8
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele-Mental one to four spectators get cards, think of one, mental speller The Cardiste (Issue 7) 8
Bert Allerton Surprise Spelling Related to The Close-Up Magician 30
Russell "Rusduck" Duck As a Speller The Cardiste (Issue 8) 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Revolving Poker with spelling The Cardiste (Issue 6) 9
Edward Marlo C. Spelling out an Unknown Card second deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 137
Al Leech Name Speller Cardmanship 8
Patrick Page Beyond the Veil cut-to card is spelled out in second deck and produces same cardVariations Card Tricks 316
Lawrence "Larry" Grey, Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 2 simple spelling, first to "random" card, then selection, "Lawrence Gray" The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 7
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Howard Albright Albrights Duplex Spelling Trick Also published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 148
Edward Marlo X-Ray Spelling estimated cut and spellingRelated to Estimation 51
Edward Marlo Mental Spell is this Paul Rosini's? Fingertip peeked at card is spelled to, progressive spelling set-up Estimation 49
Edward Marlo 15-K-11 Speller fingertip peeked at card is spelled to, estimation and key card Estimation 47
Edward Marlo Mechanical Estimation Effects as a location or spelling effect Estimation 10
Harry Lorayne Simple Spelling Routine in the Afterthoughts Close-up Card Magic 193
North Bigbee Simpel Spell The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 371) 312
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 3: Faro Speller after spectator's shuffle, performer spells to several cards Faro Controlled Miracles 14
Edward Marlo Ace Spell aces placed on top, after one riffle shuffle and one faro they can all be spelled out Faro Controlled Miracles 11
Harry Lorayne Aces Only - With Kings Aces are spelled to, then Kings are found as well, faroRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, May 1964
My Favorite Card Tricks 32
Tony Shiels Seven Sinners spelling James Bond enemies on cards, then psychometry The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 36
Al Leech Spell and Count simplified handling (Clue trick originally from Sept. 1966 MUM)Inspired by A Last Look at Leech 28
Theodore Annemann The Card Trick with New Deck from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
suit removed, all values spelled out
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 2) 147
Dai Vernon Mental Spell one of ten, multiple out, setup?? Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 41
Roger Klause Matched Spellout Related to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 17
Harry Lorayne Spellbinder any selection is spelled to Deck-Sterity 17
Dai Vernon The Name Is...? four of a kind matching selection shows upRelated to Epilogue (Issue 1) 1
Gene Finnell Aces Respelled four aces are spelled Free Cut Principle 22
Harry Lorayne The Indicator procedure to set up a four of a kind for spelling from a shuffled deckVariations Deck-Sterity 62
Harry Lorayne Favorite Aces and Kings aces are spelled to, then kings are found as well, faroRelated to Deck-Sterity 122
Roy Walton Helensburg Speller spelling to any thought of card, Phoenix #98 reference given on p. 236, see also p. 254 for referencesInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 221
Jack Avis, Larry Jennings To Lie Or Tell The Truth see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing StroutRelated to
  • p. 179 for further references
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 175
Bruce Cervon Perfect Speller Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2) 227
Edward G. Brown, Paul Rosini A Futile Lesson in Open Spelling one to ten are spelt out from packet one by oneRelated to Expert Card Conjuring 75
Paul Swinford Duo-Spell two thought-of cards, sixteen card set-upRelated to Faro Fantasy 30
Edward Marlo Speller Presentation thought-of spelling with progressive set-up and optional prediction (billet index) Expert Card Conjuring 86
Paul Swinford Duo Spell two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for referencesRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 194
Paul Swinford Faro Spell shuffled deck, but CCCC Faro Fantasy 59
Sam Randlett Finnell's Spell as a set-up for Gene Finnell's "Spelling the Aces"Related to Epilogue (Issue 2) 16
Jon Racherbaumer Notes on the Lie Speller credit information, see also page 162 for comment by Cervon & Jennings Hierophant (Issue 2) 57
Allan Slaight Repeat Perfect Speller simplifiedInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 8) 264
Martin Gardner Repeat Lie Speller see p. 289 for reference The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 288
Roy Walton The Inconsistent Liar The Devil's Playthings 53
Aldini Lie Detector Deck Roughingly Yours 12
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Spell four spectators spell down to mentally selected cards, stack, second method with bank of twenty-four duplicates (page 182) Expert Card Mysteries 179
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Speller The Devil's Playthings 56
Ken Krenzel Ken's Immediate Spell card vanishes from top and is spelled toVariations Expert Card Mysteries 155
Edward Marlo Marlo's "Unknown" Speller three methods, stack and almost no stack, see also page 162 for note by Ackerman Hierophant (Issue 2) 58
Jules Lenier Decision randomly selected card helps finding second selection, sixteenth card principleInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 239
Ken Krenzel Tele-Spell via telephone, see also p. 246 & p. 270 for referenceInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 5) 247
Roy Walton The Wacky Card Trick with five poker dice The Devil's Playthings 24
Al Leech Spelling Effect to find aces Expert Card Mysteries 138
Simon Aronson "Lie Detector" Speller Hierophant (Issue 4) 173
John Hamilton Eyes of the Gods two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 351
Dai Vernon The IBM Card "deck as computer", ten-card packetRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 385
Sid Fleischman The Mind Boggler spelling and named number, glide The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 5) 23
T. Page Wright Spell Down spelling of a card, spelled value includes other three cards with same value and spelled suit only cards with same suit The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 4) 18
Fred Lessor Nice Recovery four Aces vanish in sandwiches, reappear in deck via spellingVariations Epilogue (Issue 9) 67
Jon Racherbaumer Liars Fortune Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 298
Karl Fulves Impromptu ESP multiple out spelling location with small packet, for correction of procedure see referenceRelated to The Book of Numbers 11
Karl Fulves, Milton Kort Important! correctionRelated to The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 19
Paul Swinford Son of Faro Spell CCCC More Faro Fantasy 58
Carl Sten Stenquist's Mexican Money Gimmick Expert Card Chicanery 60
Paul Swinford Spelling the Aces faro More Faro Fantasy 10
Harry Lorayne Stranger Card Faro Location aces are spelled to, then four of a kind to free selection is found as well, faroRelated to Reputation-Makers 26
Henry Christ Tally-Ho! spelling using words on card caseVariations Reputation-Makers 115
Harry Lorayne Ending for Tally-Ho! four Sixes change to Nines motivated by upside-down misunderstandingInspired by Reputation-Makers 120
Harry Lorayne Deal Jog Speller spelling a card after looking through the deck (?)Related to The Great Divide 6
Bill Logan Perfect Packet Spell spectator removes a couple of number cards, performer arranges them instantly so they spell out in wanted order one by one The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 2) 576
Derek Dingle Applications - 1. of Side-Steal Placement, simple spelling trick Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 2)) 134
Roy Walton Simple Math pseudo math presentation to spell to selection which also reversed itself The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 7) 517
Brother John Hamman Chinese Miracle location of two cards and their four-of-a-kind via spelling, rest of deck sorted into four-of-a-kind groups, impromptu, see also p. 684Related toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 7th Folio) 543
Karl Fulves Sum Spell performer and spectator write numbers on each side of a business card, those numbers are later spelled (!) to find a selection The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 1) 571
Roger Pierre What in the World! The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 47) 231
Earl Keyser 22-Card Faro Spelling Trick Epilogue (Issue 16) 151
Marvin Johnson Shift Spell spelling to the Aces Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 79
Karl Fulves Computer cards spelled out, the deck is always wrong, color-changing back kickerInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 1) 570
Francis Haxton Nice Recovery - 2 four aces vanish in sandwiches, reappear in deck via spelling, stand-up handlingInspired by Epilogue (Issue 16) 149
Jeff Altman Cast a Triple Spell setting three cards for instant spelling in a riffle shuffle Rim Shots 68
Harry Lorayne Cast a Triple Spell Variation setting three cards for instant spelling in a riffle shuffle Rim Shots 69
Bob King Spell Again a card is instantly spelled to from shuffled deck Rim Shots 71
Harry Lorayne Controlled Spelling a card is instantly spelled to from a shuffled deckRelated toVariations Rim Shots 64
Edward G. Brown The Spelling Trick ace to ten are spelled to, several times a joker turns up instead of the card, last card turns into joker again as a surpriseRelated to The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 24
Frank Garcia Speller Transition one selection, small packet spell, aces turn upVariations Super Subtle Card Miracles 110
Jerry K. Hartman Cross-Spell Spectator and magician finds each other's cards via spelling Means & Ends 36
Ben Christopher Spello sentence spelled to arrive at selected card, featuring simple placement The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 603
Gene Finnell Speller two selections, when spelled after some dealing and Klondike shuffling the selections spell out the other's card Gene Finnell's Card Magic 17
Harry Lorayne Spell-Mell aces lost, four packets formed, one ace spelled from each, faro Rim Shots 124
Harry Lorayne Spell-Mell aces lost, four packets formed, one ace spelled from each, faro Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 33
Gene Finnell "Do As I Do" Spelling the Aces Aces spelled to after losing them with some face-up/face-down cutting Gene Finnell's Card Magic 35
Gene Finnell Spelling the Aces #1,001 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 67
Gene Finnell Spelling the Aces Number (?) faro Gene Finnell's Card Magic 68
Jerry K. Hartman, Joseph K. Schmidt Thinking Spell Spell to two selections, down under dealInspired by
  • "The Magic Spell" (Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct 1946, p. 281)
Means & Ends 63
Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell spelling to any ace called forRelated to Rim Shots 122
Bob Mason Spell Fox Lake spelling using words on card case, using Fox Lake Playing CardsInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 90) 449
North Bigbee Cast a Mis-Spell Jumbo ESP cards, all symbols spelled The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 110) 549
Edward Marlo A Three Packet Estimation multiple card control via estimation, spelling application mentioned The Unexpected Card Book 238
Eddie Fechter Speller Positioning Card Cavalcade II 171
Jerry Mentzer Cull Speller Card Cavalcade II 173
Philip T. Goldstein Vested Power card selected by number and position, number and card found with spelling Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 5
Dr. Barlow Wagman Tele-Phoney card found by spelling a word, person phoned for getting a word The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 103) 513
Jack Avis Four Tricks: Random Speller Epilogue (Issue 24) 225
Joseph K. Schmidt JKSpell packet, progressive spelling set-up, see also p. 864 for credit informationInspired by
  • "Magic Spell" (Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct. 1946, p. 259)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 861
Roger Smith Think-Spell - And the Great Invisible Pass thought-of card spelled to, then put in center and comes back to top, progressive set-up Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 5