475 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Spectator locates Card / Miscellaneous
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Faire tirer une carte et la retrouver sur un paquet chosen card found on top of designated packet, four packets, palmed card replaced
1786 120
Fourth Method equivoque procedure
1876 45
Several Cards having been freely chosen by the Company, Returned and Shuffled, and the Pack placed in a Person's Pocket, to make such Person draw out one by one the chosen Cards spectator extracts (top) card from his pocket, favorite of Herrmann
1876 106
A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to divide the Pack into several Heaps on the Table, and to cause the Drawn Card to appear in such heap as the Company may choose
1876 114
A Card having been drawn and returned, and the Pack shuffled, to place on the Table six Rows of six Cards each, and to discover the chosen Card by a throw of the Dice
1876 116
To discover a Chosen Card by the Throw of a Pair of Dice forcing pack
1889 92
Clairvoyance by Touch chosen card is extracted from deck in spectator's pocket, the repeat in which spectator extracts right card
1889 113
A Card having been Thought of by one Spectator, to offer the Pack to another, and cause him to draw the same Card psychological force & out
1889 132
A Card being freely Chosen from the Pack, replaced, and the Pack shuffled, to make any Given Card Change to the one Chosen control, palm & top change
1890 40
Die Anziehungskraft des Goldes No. 9, spectator places object on a card, it is the selection
1895 97
Der wahrsagende Würfel No. 15, deck cut into six piles by spectator, number chosen with die, selection is in designated pile, card palmed out and added onto correct pile
1895 106
Der Zuschauer als Kartenkünstler spectator touches card named by performer in face-down fan, under-the-fan force with bottom card dragged to other side
1896 38
Das Wiederfinden zweier Karten matrix-layout, magician's choice of two cards
Related to 1896 50
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Prof. Hofzinser's Geheimnis "Die isolierte Karte", spectator locates card via matrix-layout of deck on table and magician's choice
Related to 1896 51
Die Macht des Goldes spectator places coin on card, it's the selection, two methods
1896 65
Der allwissende Künstler four selections shuffled into deck, piles made and selection choses pile with selections
1896 79
Die rätselhafte Harmonie spectator choses same card as other spectator, key card
1896 102
The Spectator as Conjurer spectator shoots chosen number of pins on shower of cards with pistol, they're found in selection
1897 95
Arthur Toskana My Darling card named by spectator, three cards chosen and tabled, then one of those chosen, it is the named selection, trying for verbal King of Hearts force
Feb. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Charles Arbre Denken und Vergessen two cards chosen by a spectator and replaced, one named and one "forgotten", named appears at named number, other one chosen by another spectator
Variations June 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 6)
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Könige "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste V."
card thought of, three cards chosen from a chosen packet, another card quickly taken out of pocketed deck by spectator, assembly, three double facers
Related toAlso published here June 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6)
Carl Willmann Das Kartenrätsel four selections shuffled back, deck delt into piles of four cards each, all selections are in chosen pile
Mar. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3)
A. J. Die Anziehungskraft gezogener Karten spectator finds his own card, using an unexplained switch of a card for a palmed card
Nov. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11)
Third Method four cards laid out on table, spectator throws die and counts to card which is selection
1909 44
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Related toAlso published here 1910 69
Oswald Rae A Remarkable Coincidence spectator cuts deck in three piles, remembers a card and cuts it back, second spectator locates card, two key cards
1928 14
Laurie Ireland They Do It Themselves Card Trick dubious method
1931 8
Laurie Ireland The Two Card Trick spectator picks any named card, brief, memorized deck
1931 18
Laurie Ireland A Card is Called For spectator cuts at any named card, brief, memorized deck
1931 18
, Alexander Herrmann Stage Location three selections found in spectator's pockets, one by spectator himself, variation of Alexander Herrmann's "The Egyptian Pocket"
1937 97
Frank Lane A Slick Card Routine combo in which spectator finds selection, card is predicted, poker game is dealt, slick card and set-up
1937 100
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1937 112
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
1937 121
Simple Effects 3. svengali deck
1937 247
Any Heap svengali deck
1937 249
J. F. Orrin One in Four Menetekel Deck
1937 259
A "Stop" Discovery dribble force with end stripper deck
1937 281
A Reversed Card Discovery spectator pushes reversed card next to selection
1938 40
The Magic Thrust. I spectator pushes card reversed next to selection behind back
1938 261
Al Baker The Magic Thrust. II spectator pushes card reversed next to selection behind back
Also published here 1938 262
Theodore Annemann The Magic Thrust. III spectator pushes card reversed between two selections behind back
1938 264
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin a. Effect thought-of card by one spectator is chosen by second spectator
1938 330
With a Svengali Deck spectator pushed toothpick in side of deck and thus pushes out selection
1938 403
A Subtle Detection svengali deck, spectator finds his own card, ending clean
1938 431
The Lady's Ring svengali deck, spectator finds his own card
1938 432
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 2 really blindfolded, short card
1938 465
The Knowing Dart several cards on huge stand, spectator throws dart and thus finds selection
1938 503
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38)
Dr. William Bates Subconscious Mystery one of four cards marked, shuffled in four piles, spectator choses pile with marked cards, dressing for Ace Assembly
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1938)
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
Also published here Oct. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 63)
Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up)
1939 41
Theodore Annemann, Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Related to 1939 7
The Impromptu Magician using one hand only, two methods
1940 277
Cagliostro Cuts the Cards spectator cuts to his face up card
1940 341
Theodore Annemann Volition four selections in envelopes, spectators choose their own card, equivoque
Also published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 95)
Jim Wheeler Lost and Found deck in glass, spectator removes deck but selection remains inside, narrow card
The Jinx (Issue 107)
Theodore Annemann Business Card Selection spectator choses card with business card details
The Jinx (Issue 116)
Joseph Ovette Think And Take spectator finds other spectator's card, reversed
1940 7
Jack Vosburgh Once in a Life Time odd-backed unknown card is chosen from face
Related to 1941
The Jinx (Issue 125)
Herb Runge He Fools You! spectator cuts deck to match prediction in suit and value
The Jinx (Issue 138)
Joseph Cottone Auto-Location
1941 40
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Pickpocket three selections, deck put in spectator's pocket, deck removed but selection remains, repeat, then performer quickly takes out one card which is third selection
Also published here 1941 28
Rolf Andra Das geheimnisvolle Abheben spectator cuts to selection
Nov. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Al Baker One Deck Do as I Do
Also published here 1941 12
Joe Berg Joe Berg's "Count Down" Card Mystery spectator does some dealing and remembering, then finds his own card via fan force
Related toAlso published here 1941/27 213
Selected Cards from Spectator's Pocket spectator has deck in pocket and pulls out selected cards
1941/27 227
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Dial Divination knife spun on table points to selection, nine duplicates
1942 20
Eddie Joseph The Prodigious Card card thought-of, deck spread on table, covered with handkerchief, spectator is told to lift handkerchief with one card, it is the selection
1942 57
Jonny Eine Karte sympathisiert spectator finds other spectator's selection by dealing deck into two piles and eliminating one, repeated until one card remains
Sep. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 9)
Shaman Cagliostro's Spectacles spectator puts on special glasses when the cards are spread in front of him, he names all of the selections
Inspired by
  • an idea of DeLands, credit reference on page 191
Related toVariations
Oct. 1943 185
Dr. William Bates Subconscious Mystery one of four cards marked, shuffled in four piles, spectator choses pile with marked cards, dressing for Ace Assembly
1943 32
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator
1943 69
Warren Wiersbe What a Coincidence! selection vanishes, another card is selected which happens to be first card
1944 3
John Mulholland The Freely Selected Card concept of one-way backs, three methods of locating a freely selected card using one-way backs
  • I. Standard location
  • II. Card at number
  • III. Spectator locates card
1944 12
John Mulholland III. Spectator Locates Card three piles, selection appears on bottom of chosen pile, one-way backs, equivoque
1944 18
Theodore Annemann Volition four selections in envelopes, spectators choose their own card, equivoque
Also published here 1944 274
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
Also published here 1944 304
Edward Marlo The Force tell-free force, re-selection, key card in case of missed force
1945 10
John Booth Cards of Cairo
1945 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Heaps as Rusduck, spectator finds his own card, a lot of dealing, Tantalizer
Variations Jan. 1946 397
Bert Allerton Community Do As I Do up to eight spectators follow along with a packet of card and locate their own card
1946 5
Edward Marlo 1 Out Of 52
1947 30
Bob Miller Bob Miller's Tricks spectator stabs card next to selection
1947 40
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 1 spectator finds card that was selected at other end of room
1947 52
John Hamilton Heaps again spectator finds his own card, with just eight cards, sort of Tantalizer
Inspired byVariations Dec. 1947 562
Round and Round down-under-deal
Related to 1948 66
1948 200
Deal Away
1948 231
The Educated Cards
1948 232
Egyptian Pocket combo
1948 263
George G. Kaplan The "Stop!" Fan Discovery fan force
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 69
Paul LePaul A Quadruplicate Mystery four spectators each find their selection
Related toVariations 1949 165
Audley Walsh Improvisation card signed on back, improvisation to find it from the face
Related toVariations 1949 50
Audley Walsh, Bert Allerton Prepared Improvisation card signed on back, with stack to force card from face via counting, 1-0-1
Inspired by 1949 51
The Spectator's Location spectator riffles through cards and stops anywhere, performer stabs card (double) into separation and selection is found there
1949 55
John Scarne Spectator's Magic Count No. 25, performer thinks and writes down name of card, spectator deals down to any number and finds thought-of card on second try, re-count
1950 47
Cliff Green Magic in Your Own Hands No. 29, spectator names a number between five and ten, card of that value produced and selection found at that number
Related toVariations 1950 53
John Scarne Mathematical Finder No. 30, mathematical, piles of cards formed by counting to ten
1950 55
Nat Bernstein, Morty Zuckert The Obedient Cards No. 73, uses two named numbers to locate card
Variations 1950 134
A. Deleport Pocket It reprint from Grant's "The Trixter" from 1933, spectator puts deck in his pocket and picks out his selection
July 1950 826
Lewis Ganson Phase 2 six heaps made, spectator puts coin on one, on top is his selection
Related to 1950 33
Jack Yeager Your Card! deck is always dealt into two piles, spectator has to guess if his card is in the pile, three cards at the end and spectator locates his card, description unclear
Related toAlso published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951)
Al Baker The Spectator Does The Trick four cards chosen from one deck by four spectators, another spectator cuts a second deck and the four cards at that spot match selections
Also published here 1951 51
Bill Simon Half and Half (Elimination) deck is always split in half and spectator decides which one is eliminated, last card is selection
1952 124
Bill Simon The Locator Three of Clubs spectator thrusts a known card into a card spread of 28 cards and his selection is found
1952 152
Number Seven three spectators find their own card in a packet via down-under deal
1952 48
Aage Darling Thought Echo spectator finds thought of card of another spectator
1953 47
Aage Darling The Marked Card spectator makes a cross on a card behind his back, other spectator finds the card by selecting it from a fan
1953 49
Gene "Phantini" Grant Next Card is It spectator finds selection in face down fan
Also published here Apr. 1953 1113
Spectator's Choice spectator finds three selections, impromptu stooging with blank faced deck
1954/27 245
Geoffrey Buckingham The Palmist spectator divines card from second spectator, then locates card in pocket
Variations 1955
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955)
Roy Benson Tape Recording spectator locates card
1955 117
Tony Kardyro That Magic Touch spectator locates his card in fan, using a fan force with one card slid to the other side
1955 20
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Unter der Zündholzschachtel spectator locates a chosen card with a matchbox, selection is predicted on back of matchbox
Related to 1958
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 1)
Joe Berg Count Down Mystery spectator does some dealing and remembering, then finds his own card via fan force
Also published here 1958
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 2)
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method VIII two cards cut to predicted/matched by performer with other deck
1959 20
Tony Corinda, Maurice Fogel A Card and Billet Routine cards are noted on billets, cards on board, spectator selects a billet and throws a dart into the noted card
1959 195
Rolf Andra 1 Out of 52 spectator selects card which has been chosen by other spectator
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 1)
Edward Marlo X Pack unknown card is marked with X on back, spectator selects it from face
Also published here 1959
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 2)
Charlie Miller, Cardini Miracle Location "Cardini Cut" (spectator cuts at break)
1961 52
Charlie Miller Static Electricity tip for "spectator grabs card out of his own pocket"
1961 57
Rolf Andra Synchronism two decks, same cards are chosen
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 22 No. 3)
Edward Marlo Sudden Stop Effect cards riffled, spectator stops, there is selection, four methods
1962 54
Edward Marlo The Dribble Stop spectator stops dribbling next to selection, crimp
1962 78
Harry Lorayne The Moving Pencil card signed on back, psychological face up spread force
Related toVariations 1962 158
Harry Lorayne Reverse Location spectator finds two selections via stabbing in fan
1962 179
Spectator Locates Card
Related to 1962 12
Walter Wenger Die Drei Wünsche spectator finds his card after making several choices, mirage type deck, ends clean
Also published here
  • Magie, Vol. 36 No. 4, April 1956
1962 13
Edward Marlo The Prediction (Open or Closed) "Tenth Effect", card touched face down, it is pushed in center of face-up deck which is then spread
1962 17
Leo Behnke My Card - Your Card selection is found by spectator, business card stabbed into deck
1962 1
Edward Marlo, Theodore Annemann Impromptu Remote Control unknown odd-backed card is marked on back, a card selected via stop procedure with deck in glass is marked on face, turns out to be the same
Inspired by 1964
Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles)
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Discovery two locator cards discover two chosen cards, faro
1964 16
Edward Marlo Marlo's Four Card Miracle four selections, faro control, cut to the Aces with selections
1964 47
Edward Marlo Uses for Half Forcing Deck see at bottom
1964 68
Rolf Andra Trotzdem spectator locates selection
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 25 No. 6)
Harry Blackstone, Harry Louine Der Zuschauer als Zauberkünstler spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet, without credit
Also published here 1964
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 25 No. 6)
Harry Blackstone, Harry Louine Blackstone's 10-Card Trick spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet
Also published here Dec. 1965 11
Paul Stadelman Finger Vibrations blindfolded spectator finds selection
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66)
Paul Stadelman Involuntary Telepathy spectator locates selected cards
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66)
Tony Kardyro A Perfect Accord card peeked at, spectator indicates any card from the back and it is shown to be selection, also face up and then it changes into selection
  • Second Method
1966 2
Tony Kardyro Half Dollar Location cards dribbled on table, spectator tosses half dollar on any coin, it turns out to be selection
1966 3
Tony Kardyro Ace Blood Hounds Supreme spectator pushes two Aces into the deck so they sandwich one card, that turns out to be a previous selection
1966 5
Tony Kardyro The Uncanny Location Supreme spectator turns over a card behind his back from a group containing his selection, he turns the selection over
1966 6
Gerald Kosky "You Get It" spectator removes selection from deck, in his pocket
Also published here 1967 235
Wizard Beal A Telling Beat method to make a visual and tactile heart beat, spectator feels heart beat of performer and gets card
1967 170
Edward Marlo Another Dribble force card starts on top
1968 119
Jules Lenier Decision randomly selected card helps finding second selection, sixteenth card principle
Inspired byRelated to Feb. 1969 239
Arthur Hill Tri-Find three cards chosen and initialed, they are found via a procedure and with a display stand, see also p. 270 for reference
July 1969 271
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Intuition spectator locates another spectator's card from 6-card packet on table, first wrong but then transforms
Winter 1969
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio)
Francis J. Baker Logic two cards chosen, one found by performer and one by spectator, red-black alternating
Related toVariations Jan. 1970 311
Dai Vernon Color Cut shuffled deck cut into five packets, spectator removes bottom card of any packet and places it on top of any packet behind performer's back, card found, repeat, then a spectator finds card, one color crimped
May 1970 335
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Australian Sixes two spectators find their cards
Related toVariations 1971 164
Alan Keith Clean-Up card on table is any named card
Related to 1971 47
Jerry K. Hartman Glide Substitute also offers a trick for context, four cards are removed from deck, none are the selection, the one that spectator chooses changes into selection
Inspired by
  • "Card Eliminator" (Blackstone’s Card Tricks, p. 89)
1971 2
Uncanny Revelation unknown card is signed on back and forced from face
1972 69
Dr. Stanley Jaks A Spectator Reads A Mind secretly showing index to spectator
1972 55
Nick Conticello The Non-Telephone Telephone Trick small packet, spectator selects a card, does some rearranging and is left with card
Variations 1972 137
Edward Marlo X Marks the Spot unknown card is marked with X on back, spectator selects it from face, correction for "X Deck" (see Phoenix reference)
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 7)
U. F. Grant Mindreading with Any Assistant spectator finds chosen card, two methods
1972 40
Selected Card from Spectator's Pocket spectator removes selection from deck in his pocket
1972 41
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Variation of Annemann's Remote Control No. 132, mentioning two sleights without further context, cryptic
Inspired by 1972 37
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Psycho Fan Discovery No. 222, card touched in fan, it is switched for card riding under fan
Related to
  • "One Hand Fan Force" (Judson Brown, Genii, March 1937, p. 13)
1972 55
Gerald Kosky Kosky's Card Discovery No. 417, Poker Player's Picnic with four selections
1972 113
Double Peek Move And Effect No. 500, double peek and cut/shuffle sequence for control, effect suggestion in which spectator cuts to the two selections
1972 139
Edward Marlo Important Additions & Changes to Marlo's "X Marks the Spot"
Related to June 1973
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Gene Maze Doin' Your Own Thing performer fails to find card, then spectator finds it
Variations 1973 54
Edward Marlo Stranger in a Harem spectator finds selection among five cards, queens turn over at once, selection vanishes from top and reappears between reversed queens in center
1974 194
Jerry K. Hartman Bi-Psychle spectator B finds spectator A's card from small packet, impromptu stooge
Variations 1974 138
Roy Walton The Magic Lesson "Two Down-Under Routines"
four selections from fifteen-card packet made and found with down-under deal
Also published here Jan. 1974 699
Dr. John Nichols Smashing! spectator selects one out of three cards, it's the previously selected card
Magick (Issue 108)
B.C. Milnov Ouija Principle selection signed on the back is located by perfomer
Related to 1975
Magick (Issue 140)
Russell T. Barnhart Cut Force No. 1, spectator cuts at his selection, palmed card added
1975 50
Russell T. Barnhart Cut Force with Red Back Card No. 2, spectator cuts at his selection, palmed card added, color-changing back kicker
1975 50
Russell T. Barnhart Schulien's Pile No. 6, spectator selects card from mess on table, it's his earlier selection (Matt Schulien used a psychological force)
1975 57
Russell T. Barnhart The Divining Rod No. 12, spectator choses card from tabled spread, it is selection, two handlings
1975 66
Jerry K. Hartman Pick a Packet Spectator uses Ace of Spades to select correct packet to form Royal Flush
Inspired byVariations 1975 39
Gerald Kosky "You Get It" spectator removes selection from deck, in his pocket
Also published here 1975 59
Dai Vernon Another Variation four cards selected and shuffled back, spectator takes any four cards which turn out to be selections
1976 3
Jon Racherbaumer Blankwave blank deck shown, spectator stabs blank card next to a card which changes into named card, then they all are printed
Variations 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 9)
Edward Marlo Inconclusive Climax
Inspired by 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Eddie Fields Dropsy Diddle spectator locates selection by dropping coin on card in a spread, "you card is under the coin" and top change
Related to 1976 65
Nick Trost The Lone Stranger Spectator locates own card by unknowingly placing it with a group of cards of a different color
Also published here 1976 5
Nick Trost U-Find-It Spectator locates card by stabbing face up card into the deck
Also published here 1976 24
Nick Trost Kings and Blanks
1976 34
The Lazy Magician No. 4, favorite of Blackstone, card and its position thought-of in ten-card packet, down-under-deal after some procedure
1976 8
Philip T. Goldstein Ranch Dowser with a pendulum, duplicates
Inspired by
  • Ranch Bird (Don Alan)
1977 21
Harry Lorayne The Spectator Locates spectator located last Ace with an indicator card and improvisation
Variations 1977 90
Jochen Zmeck, Faucett Ross Der Zuschauer zaubert spectator choses and returns card behind his back (secretly reversed), another spectator locates it in a corner of the room
1977 9
Ken Krenzel Get the Message spectator stabs ace next to selection before (!) it is selected
1978 57
Looy Simonoff Kenomental fair selection is marked on face. two possible effects: card is found by spectator from back or vanishes from deck
Apr. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Looy Simonoff Mental Symmetry people read each other's mind, impromptu stooge
Nov. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Jean Hugard Der Taschendieb three selections, deck put in spectator's pocket, deck removed but selection remains, repeat, then performer quickly takes out one card which is third selection
Also published here 1978 101
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
Tony Binarelli Galaxy Telepathy a spectator finds another spectator's card
Variations Nov. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11)
Terry LaGerould Streaker tabled spread of ten cards, when spectator runs finger along, force card is dragged with finger
  • The Streaker Principle
  • Performance
1979 69
Francis Haxton Open Selection five cards removed from deck, of those the spectator choses two, they're the selections, two methods
Related to 1979
The Chronicles (Issue 23)
Gary Ouellet Finger on the Card selection replaced, performer removes card for value and suit, second card is selection, spectator then finds selection in deck, sucker
Variations 1979 4
Nick Trost Togetherness two cards chosen with poke, spectator's cut to the cards
1979 15
Impossible Two Ace Location gemini twins with overhand shuffle instead of dealing to find two cards
1980 31
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer You Did It Again! six cards, spectator thinks one, is turned over by spectator himself, repeat
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
Edward Marlo You Did It Again and Again! six cards, spectator thinks one, is turned over by spectator himself, repeats
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
John F. Mendoza The Last Card wheel with four sections, cards distributed onto the sections and eliminated in stages, last card is selection
Inspired by
  • "The Last Card" (Jack Hughes)
1980 84
Ken De Courcy The Clever Lady Trick three cards chosen, one remembered, all cards torn in quarters, performer does same, all pieces tossed in change bag, spectator removes four pieces, they make up selection, it is restored in bag
Inspired by
  • marketed George Blake effect
1980 45
Al Smith Cut:22 two card revelation using cut deeper force
Inspired by
  • "Quadruple Profit" (Dave Solomon, Sticks and Stones No. 7)
1980 16
Karl Fulves Double Thrusts behind the back stab of two cards
1981 59
Jim Ryan, Paul LePaul Le Paul's Multiple Discovery five spectators each find their selection
Inspired by 1981 1
Ken Simmons This is Your Card! freely chosen card is earlier selection, four methods
1981 39
Gene "Phantini" Grant Witch Switch performer writes card on a piece of paper and selects a card, on the second try he eventually finds it, billet switch with a playing card
1981 38
Max Williams Max Switch behind fan
The Chronicles (Issue 29)
Gene "Phantini" Grant Der zaubernde Zuschauer message arrow on blank card
Also published here June 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die angekreuzte Karte unknown card marked on back, spectator choses it from the face, TTTCBE
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
Terry LaGerould "Cigarette Cards" down under deal with packets
Aug. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 8)
Dennis Marks That's Incredible spectator cuts to his own selection
1982 399
Bobby Bernard The "Opportunist" Card in Pocket Deck placed in pocket, spectator able to pull selection out
1982 106
Stephen Tucker Foolproof gag force with a pen, revelation with spectator
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer))
Stephen Minch The Robin Hood Caper three cards are selected and spectator throw Aces in the deck, first spectator is close to his selection, second throws card next to his selection and third pierces his selection
Related to 1982 2
Ross Bertram As A Free Force spectator touches his own card in spread, switch
1983 164
Ross Bertram A suggested application spectator cuts to his selection
1983 167
Stephen Tucker Quad-Spell four cards, each spectator mentally spells his card and finds one of the other cards
July 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27)
Frank Simon Cut and Count spectator cuts and value of that card used to count to selection
1983 32
Frank Simon Quorum Quota card of same value and suit of card are found after dealing in two piles, then card itself
Inspired by 1983 94
Michael Powers Spectator Becomes Magician two selections, spectator touches card in spread, selections shown on both sides of it
1983 25
Edward Marlo This is Thumb Effect spectator chooses correct card, one out of five
1984 309
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
Apr. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5)
Ritual of the Kings No. 83, named card produced after layout ritual
1984 124
Howard A. Adams Die magische Sieben seven cards put in seven envelopes, spectator finds the one with the card that another spectator selected
Jan. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4)
Joey Gallo Red Herring Location reversed card ends up next to selection
1985 91
Bob King Mental Poker
1985 146
Randy Wakeman R.W. Four Card Stunner four selections are found by spectators themselves
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 1
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 20
Frederick Braue Baker's Impossible Discovery - FB Improvement spectator locates other spectator's card in pocket under fair conditions (1936)
Inspired by 1985 13
Instant Stooge Force card reversed
1985 1
Frederick Braue Cardetection sixteen cards, some face-up some face-down, performer and spectator think of one, both found, eight double facers and eight double backers (1944)
1985 4
Frederick Braue Telemagic spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the room
(a.) card reversed
(b.) reverse fan
  • Braue's new method with double facer
Related to 1985 13
Oscar Weigle Joy Buzzer Card Trick spectator finds card, with joy buzzer
Also published here
  • in "Dragon", 1939
1985 (ca.) 7
Larry Jennings Spectator's Choice three spectators each find their selection
Variations 1986 119
Karrell Fox "Mind-Dropper" six jumbo cards, one selected, another spectator drops all cards one by one except selection
1986 38
Terry Seabrooke Give Me A Card spectator holds some cards behind back and shuffles them, he removes named card
1986 89
Bruce Cervon Quite a Coincidence Spectator reverses Selection behind back
1988 160
Dai Vernon Aces by Proxy spectator shuffles and takes out any four cards, also with previous selections
Related toVariations 1988 173
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Card any card named, process of elimination, named card remains
1988 147
Edward Marlo Spectator Cuts to a Thought spectator cuts at thought of card, one out of four
Related to 1988 173
Edward Marlo Turning the Tables meeting "find my card"-challenge, spectator leaves selection by elimination process, three methods
1988 297
Karrell Fox "Elimacard" deck cut in two piles, one half eliminated, rest again cut in two piles, repeated until one card remains, selection
Related to 1988 100
Edward Marlo Spectators Cuts Location spectator cuts to his card (crimp), faro placement
1988 120
Roy Walton The Magic Lesson four selections from fifteen-card packet made and found with down-under deal
Also published here 1988 139
Eugene Burger A Card Stab Routine the second time the spectator stabs
1989 60
Brother John Hamman Peek Look Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards
Variations 1989 66
Simon Lovell Stopcut spectator says "stop" at his own card as magician cuts small packets off the deck
1989 45
Randy Wakeman R.W. Four-Card Stunner four selections are found by spectators themselves
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 31
Harry Lorayne Near Perfect spectator sandwiches a card, turns out to be his selection
1990 271
Ken Krenzel Double S'Entendre two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
VariationsAlso published here 1990 12
Gary Ouellet The Equivoque four card stars are formed
1990 164
Edward Marlo Unstacked Peek-Look-Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards, without set-up
Inspired by 1990 119
Ron Bauer If you are going to Peek, Look, and Think, at least Pique, Hook, and Link three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards
Inspired by 1990 142
Jon Racherbaumer Two-Card Force-Field Ceremony spectator finds his selection, then transposition
1990 161
Edward Marlo, Walter B. Gibson You Found It! spectator turns card face-up, it is previous selection, alternatively next to selection, mathematical, inspired by Walter Gibson's "The Popular Card Tricks", three methods
May 1991 14
Edward Marlo Think Theory spectator cuts at thought-of card, one out of two or four
Related to Sep. 1991 11
Ken Krenzel, Alexander de Cova Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Inspired byAlso published here June/July 1991
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Alexander de Cova, Ken Krenzel Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands, without credits
Inspired by 1991 27
T. Page Wright The Triple Coincidence three cards chosen freely, deck put in pocket, performer finds the three mates by touch, last one found by spectator (hopefully)
1991 184
David Harkey Spinner sticker put on card, deck spread around a can, imaginary spin the bottle game, card that the can points to is card with sticker
Inspired by
  • "Spin the Bottle" (David Harkey, Linking Ring, April 1987)
  • "Spin the Bottle" (David Harkey, Genii, Oct. 1988)
1991 163
Gary Kurtz Two Heads Are Better Than One a friend locates a card, stooged with some simple instructions
Also published here 1992 21
Jim Molinari In-Cert(ainly) places card next to selection
Aug. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 8)
あなたの後で (Behind your back)
1993 99
Alexander de Cova Synchronus brief, two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 5
Karl Fulves Cult Poker two poker hands, one card moved to spectator's hand, spectator choses a hole card, it is the same card, posed as problem
Related to 1993
Verbatim (Issue 2)
Eddie Fechter A Magical Prediction spectator finds his own card from ribbon spread deck, risky method, with outs
Also published here
  • "A Magical Prediction" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1972.
1993 222
René Lavand Nothing Happens by Chance same card found again by a spectator calling stop while performer deals cards on the table, deck shuffled in process
1993 62
Alan Wakeling Phase Three: A Subconscious Impression paper card with a number written on it is mixed with other cards, spectator locates his number card
1993 209
Alexander de Cova Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Also published here 1993 5
Paul Green It's Amazing (Spectators Are The PITs) spectator divines card from other spectator, when repeated all cards turn blank for a moment, reverse fan force
Jan./Feb. 1993
The Magic Menu (Vol. 3 No. 15)
Karl Fulves, John Scarne He Finds It card selected by cutting and turning top half over behind back, it is a previously named Ace
Inspired by 1994
Rigmarole (Issue 10)
Roger Crosthwaite Mental Topper spectator shuffles deck and cuts it into four piles, top card of chosen pile is selection, LTP palm-out and replacement
1994 63
Aldo Colombini