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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, 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
Tom Sellers An Easy Spelling Trick re-counting Sellers' Secrets 10
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 Cute Speller using packet with cards that spell with same number of letters Card Tricks That Work 20
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
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
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 You Selected the - estimation Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 46
Unknown A Single Speller four piles of thirteen to place card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 45
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 Impromptu Speller system for spelling every card with thirteen letters 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
Jean Hugard The New Spell card is spelt out and appears reversed at correct position 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
Mehlon Clayton The Automatic Speller three piles are formed and reassembled to place selection at twelve Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 49
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
Frank Squires, Lloyd E. Jones Frank Squires' Speller answers to questions about selection are spelt out, selection shows upVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 61
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
Jack Gwynne Gwynne's Speller every value is spelled out from full deck, stackRelated to 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
Unknown A Spelling Trick short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
Edward Marlo Just Another Miracle distant daubed key card Tricks with Daub 5
Royal Vale Heath One In Millions! interesting My Best 138
Jerry Sorensen That's the Way They're Done four cards are found, one with Martin Gardner's "Lie Detector Test" My Best 33
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
Warren Wiersbe Fantispell card and its position remembered, selection later spelled out Mental Cases With Cards 20
Tommy Dowd, Neal Elias, Bert Fenn We Both Spell Inspired by At the Table Tricks 19
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 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
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
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 Easy Does It (Last Word on Card, 1952) A Last Look at Leech 26
Al Leech Wild Deuces deuces lost and found (Last Word on Card, 1952) A Last Look at Leech 21
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
Tommy Dowd John Doe - Magician speller, miscalling selected card, spectator plays magicianRelated toAlso published here The Best in Magic 108
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Snibbets Rusduck's system for Si Stebbins, speller The Cardiste (Issue 4) 10
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
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Full Deck Speller spelling all cards in the deck The Cardiste (Issue 6) 8
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 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
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
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
Paul Swinford Faro Spell shuffled deck, but CCCC Faro Fantasy 59
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Complete Magick - Volume II (Issue 103) 513
Karl Fulves Spellblind using Stevens Control, estimation speller Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Two 107
Michael Skinner Francis Carlyle's Ghost Variations Epilogue (Issue 24) 223
Roy Walton Past Help four cards are found by spelling the names of four famous magician
Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 2) 170
Roger Smith Stop - A Mental Spell spectator thinks stop during spelling Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 1
Roy Walton The "Thing er me Jig" Trick cards are spelled with words "remember" and "forget"Variations Some Late Extra Card Tricks 2
Edward Marlo The Direct Spell spelling cards from a shuffled deck Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 47
Edward Marlo Mental Power #2 card and position are thought of but named Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 56
Edward Marlo Shuffles and Spells spelling cards from a shuffled deck, various approaches Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 48
Edward Marlo "Sophisticated Spellino" spelling specific cards from a shuffled deck Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 50
Edward Marlo Under a Spell spelling cards from a shuffled deck with think a card kicker Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 43
Jon Racherbaumer Double Speller Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 114
Eddie Fields Cool Spell Spectator spells the name of any woman they know, selected card is found at the end of spellingVariations The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 12
Unknown Spello No. 3, prediction phrase is spelled Self-Working Card Tricks 6
Nick Trost What's in a Name? Spell spectator's name to locate cardAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 7
Unknown Jack the Bartender's Deal Card spelled to (Two Spades). Two of Spades found, then the TWO pile are all twos, SPADE pile is Royal Flush in Spades. (First shown to Eddie by unknown bartender)Related to The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 18
Nick Trost Compute-a-thot Three spot in inserted into packet, selection is found by spelling or counting or next to Three Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 33
Larry Jennings Tally-Ho Spell for Tally-Ho cards Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 26
Unknown Cull Speller Card Cavalcade Four 58
Ken Krenzel The Block-Cover Pass Immediate Spell The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 218
Ken Krenzel Mechanical Spell mechanical second The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 117
Christian Scherer ABC spelling to a named card by performer and to selection Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 10
Unknown Die Buchstabierte Karte Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 50
Unknown Namen-Buchstabieren card is found when spectator's name is spelled Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 70
Christian Scherer Die Allwissende Kreuz Vier two card location, locator card counted and spelled out Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 61
Christian Scherer Hier ist meine Karte faro principle 18/35, card spelled to Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 76
Gene Castillon Noah's Mix Up! spelling trick with card packet with pictures of animals, see also page 59 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 49
Unknown Speller Trick direct Card Cavalcade Finale 90
Harry Lorayne One-Hand Second-Deal Speller used as spelling effect Quantum Leaps 218
Michael Skinner The Miracle Speller Exclusive Card Miracles 11
Romaine, Tony Kardyro Double Kicker card is found reversed at spelling position via push-through failure Exclusive Card Secrets 27
Roger Crosthwaite Skating On Ice invisible dice presentation, based on an idea by Jon Racherbaumer in "Sticks and Stones, a leaflet for the left hand." No. 7 Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 10) 926
Derek Dingle Applications 1. of Side Steal Placement Side Steal 38
David Solomon Swindle Speller ace of spades is spelled to and locates thought-of card (thought of at mental number) The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 69
Jim Ryan Quick Spell Related to Jim Ryan Close-Up: Entertaining Card Quickies 5
Allan Slaight Fourth Down spelling to "THE KING OF HEARTS" into four packets, a King on each pile except one which has an indicator card to find last king, credit informationVariations Octet 32
David Britland Acepell four aces are produced, first by spelling a cut to card Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 3) 46
Derek Dingle Any Card Speller featuring Side Steal Placement The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 104
Jon Racherbaumer Reflex Spell selection by cutting off a number of cards and remembering card at that position, automatic placement Best of Friends 356
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placement, impossible is spelled A Visit With Larry Jennings 5
David Britland Christian card at position vanishes and appears when spectator's name is spelledInspired by
  • Bob Ostin's "Name Spelling" in "Fingertip Fantasies"
  • "What's in a Name?" in Garcia and Schindler's "Magic with Cards"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 13) 248
David Britland Small Prophet selection is found by placing a coin on a car, two-way out, with four Aces climax or by spelling Ace Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #1 (Summer)) 17
Derek Dingle Colour Changing Any Card Speller peeked card is spelled to - different back The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 104
Phillip Young Gas spelling trick, ABC cards among deck form the word Rolaids Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 23
Edward Marlo False Count Spell two unknown Cards are spelled to Marlo without Tears 60
Tom Mullica Under my Spell spelling to four selections The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 71
David Hambly Magic by David Hambly The 7 Card Spell
selection found by spelling a sentence and always eliminating card until one is left
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 22) 427
Father Cyprian Shock Spell spelling to any picture card in packet, then matching cards are producedInspired by After Jordan 12
David Austin That'll Do Nicely! card is found under credit card in deck, credit card appears, spelling variation Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 25) 490
Stephen Tucker Quad-Spell four cards, each spectator mentally spells his card and finds one of the other cards Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 27) 523
Edward Marlo Infallible Estimation Spell fingertip peek and cut, selection spelled to Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 236
Edward Marlo Taking a Chance spelled to any named card, percentage effect Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 242
Brother John Hamman The Phoenix Four four selections vanish, are named and reappear face up via spellingVariations The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 16
Edward Marlo Mental Spelling Effect selected card not known by performer is spelled out Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 232
Stephen Tucker The Incomplete Deck behind his back, aspectator puts a card reversed in the middle of the deck, this card is spelled and the selection is found Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 5) 1221
Andrew Galloway Vernon's Indicator card is reversed in the deck, an other card is selected and found with the aid of the first one, based on Dai Vernon's "Infallible Indicator" from "Hugard's Magic Monthly 7/1946" Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 8) 1258
Unknown The Seven-Up Mystery No. 6, "Seven Up" is spelled so a selection in a small packet shows up More Self-Working Card Tricks 8
Sid Lorraine Old Spell - New Twist "This is your card" is spelled to find selection, these words are also found printed on card, duplicate Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 34
Allan Slaight "1984" Card Trick story trick with spelling and selection Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 280
Stewart James Doublethink spelling trick with story line, works with Si Stebbins Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 282
Roy Walton, Charles Hudson Triple Alliance based on Hudson's “Spelled Prophecy: 2“ Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 8) 1256
Philip T. Goldstein, Patrick Page Shuffled Speller cut-to card is spelled out in second deck and produces same card, ungaffed approach for Patrick Page's "Beyond the Veil" Inspired by Thequal 7
Frederick Braue Item spelling almost any card with eleven letters The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 1
Unknown Spell it Out The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 22
Unknown Routine routine outline:
- Surprise Spell
- Card turns over
- Ambitious
- Rub a Dub Dub
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 18
Gerald Deutsch Colorful Spell card is spelled to, reversed itself, color changing backs kicker Best of Friends - Volume II 110
Frederick Braue Frank Squires Speller answers to questions about selection are spelt out, selection shows upInspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 20
Tom Bowyer Svengali Routine selection made, card divined, then it turns over, then appears at named number and at randomly spelled card, spectator stabs next to it The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 28
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placement The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 44
Larry Jennings "Can't Be Done" "IMPOSSIBLE" Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 1155
Philip T. Goldstein Universal Speller card chosen by spelling any word Amperthand 5
Dai Vernon Spellout with a Hitch four-of-a-kind kickerRelated to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 160
Karl Fulves Square Out lost card is spelled to, "Riffle Shuffle Control"Related to Covenant 18
Edward Marlo, U. F. Grant Grant's Lost Card Trick spelling principle to divine any thought of card Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 299
Henry Christ Spell Detector small setupRelated to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 235
Jerry Sadowitz Jack Hodes peeked at card is more or less spelled to Cards on the Table 8
Brother John Hamman Phoenix Four four selections vanish, are named and reappear face up via spellingRelated to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 202
Allan Slaight Stranger Than That #1: 2 card location with spelling
#2: 2 card location with down-under deal
Inspired by
  • "Letter From A Stranger" (Stewart James)
Related to
  • "Easy As ABC" (The Magic Book, 1977)
Prototype 37
Ken Krenzel A Spelling Trick card visibly vanishes from top and reappears at spelling position Close-up Impact! 184
Edward Marlo No Adjustment Spell with unknown card That's It 19
Richard Vollmer Spell to setup?? Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 3) 1759
Richard Vollmer Spell to, two setup?? Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 3) 1759
Richard Vollmer Tell-Tale Deck card selected, features of it (color, suit) are spelled to, setup?? Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 12) 1870
Simon Aronson Under Her Spell Queens vanish from their packets, named Queen spelled out, other Queens produced as well The Aronson Approach 3
Simon Aronson Self Control spectator cuts off pile and counts, remembers card at same position in rest while reverse-counting them, assembles everything, different revelations suggested The Aronson Approach 24
Alex Elmsley The Clock Runs Down automatic placement The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 376
Edward Marlo The Olram Poke three methods inspired by Ginsburg Poke
- First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method - "Estimation Poke" (spelling)
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 9) 5
Steve Beam The World's Greatest Magician humorous revelation of a selected card.Related toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 733
Karl Fulves Legal Tender card found by spelling words on dollar bill Deceptive Practices 65
Frederick Braue Discoveries - The Speller chapter intro The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 21
Verall Wass Spelling Calculation spelling system, from 1953 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 24
William P. Miesel Right Here Is Your Card revelation of a selected card by spelling Your Card Is Right Here and forming na arrow with the packetsInspired byVariations The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 772
Paul Rosini The Quick Spell The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 21
Martin Gardner Double Speller "Surprise Spelling", credited to GardnerRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 22
Doug Canning Midnight Speller challenge, setup?? Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 10) 2127
Karl Fulves A Martian Chronicle Deceptive Practices 75
Bob King Under Your Spell spectator cuts to any card and loses it, performer spells to it underneath handkerchief and it shows up at last letter The Breather 19
Wayne Kyzer Raw Deal card is found by spelling different characteristics of the selectionInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 19
Tom Craven The Custom Card Trick card is found and spelled to at impossible conditions, possible over phoneInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 24
Steve Beam The World's Greatest Magician humorous revelation of a selected cardAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 26
Doug Canning UNCANNY deck in pocket and one card after the other is removed, spectator mentally spells his card and last letter matches selection Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 132
Alex Elmsley Spell by the Numbers automatic placement The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 349
T. Nelson Downs Center Deal Speller three peeked at cards are immediately spelled to More Greater Magic 1081
Paul Rosini Paul Rosini's Spelling Trick free selection is spelled to More Greater Magic 1203
John Northern Hilliard, Paul Rosini The John Northern Hilliard Routine for this Trick free selection is spelled to More Greater Magic 1204
Ben Erens Ben Eren's Spelling Trick More Greater Magic 1226
Sid Lorraine A Percentage Trick More Greater Magic 1227
Howard Albright Card Spelling Trick More Greater Magic 1227
Doug Edwards Spell Motivator Royal Flush Finale Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 5) 2361
Alex Elmsley Paraspell two cards, faro-version of Stewart James' "Evolution of a Dream" The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 353
Philip T. Goldstein Twice in Half two cards removed from half deck and spelled down, card there predictedRelated to Thabbatical 15
Philip T. Goldstein Half in Twice full-deck versionInspired by Thabbatical 18
Philip T. Goldstein Van John triggered by Tom Seller's "The Name Speller" (Immediate Magic) Thabbatical 99
Richard Vollmer Mystical Countdown Follow-Up Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 2) 2468
Tom Daugherty Cardreation packet thing Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 6) 2511
Peter Duffie A Great Deal of Thought overhand shuffle placement Duffie's Card Compulsions 110
R. Paul Wilson Hailstones (CD) The Little Black Book 9
Martin Gardner The Pyramid Spell using some pyramid layout on the table, two versions Arcane (Issue 14) 198
Karl Fulves The Almanac Deck No. 7, talking about twelve months, fifty-two weeks, and so on, card spelled to in the end with phrase "daylight saving" Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 12
Unknown This Is Not the Card No. 21, phrase spelled to find selection, three piles Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 38
Karl Fulves The Wizard of Odds No. 31, nine cards used for "three-card poker", hand with Ace of Spades wins, includes spelling of names, inspired by the Copperfield/Steinmeyer television trick Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 55
John Scarne, Karl Fulves Spell Purple No. 42, red or black spelled and a card of that color comes up, finished with purple and purple is written on the card, or it is inked in purple Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 82