20 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Animation / Haunted Deck / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Phil Weisbecker, Ed Mishell Cosmic Comics with magnets
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 128) 516
Audley Walsh, Jerry Lukins The Spirit Card Trick No. 124, haunted pack using salt
Inspired by 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 239
Jerry Andrus A Spooky Deck with thin metal gimmick
1957 Up Close with Andrus 9
Bill Hendricks The Haunted Deck after Haunted deck ghost on card, then drawing changes to reveal selection
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 60
Jon Racherbaumer Flipped Out selection slides out of spread and turns over
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 36
Karl Fulves (6) The Mary Shelley Problem doll pieces examined and assembled, then comes to life, electronics, no details given, isoforms, also for non-thread animation of origami figures or Haunted Deck, pipe dreamy
1976 Interlocutor (Issue 6) 22
Bob Ostin Sleightly Haunted with small gaff
Also published here 1976 ca. Sleightly Surprising 8
Edward Marlo Undercover Haunted Deck plate lifter and micro beads/pearls
Also published here
  • MUM, Nov. 1978
1984 At The Table 144
Jeff Hughes Jeff Hughes Routine rubber band gimmick
1986 Angel Card Rise Plus 11
David Britland Haunted Angel rubber banded deck cuts itself slowly at selection
Related to 1988 Card Kinetics 3
David Britland Cutting Remarks thread-less self-cutting deck, strip stuck to a card
  • The Gimmick
  • The Basic Handling
  • Controlling the Selection
  • Notes
Inspired by
  • "The Robot Pack" (?), Abracadabra
Related toAlso published here
1990 Cutting Remarks 7
Ted Lesley The Mentalist's Tablecloth magnets under tablecloth, plate lifter used, to cue spectator, move objects etc.
  • The Dung Beetle Revelations
  • The Living Dead
  • Greased Ghost (Haunted deck with plate lifter method)
  • Grand Mal Geller (spoon in bag moves and bends)
1994 Paramiracles 132
David Britland Cutting Remarks thread-less self-cutting deck, strip stuck to a card
Also published here 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 1) 11
Nicholas Einhorn Afterthoughts
1998 Spooked 17
Alex Elmsley The Bashful Ghost deck put on floor and covered with newspaper, when paper is removed the deck is seen to have cut itself at the selection with both halves in right angles
Mar. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 3) 16
Jack Avis The Dutch Ghost using Joker with little ledge cut out
May 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 5) 38
Doug Edwards Really Haunted deck on table, one hand holds it, deck spilts by itself, dot glued on one card
2000 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 6) 1
Bob Ostin Sleightly Haunted with small gaff
Also published here 2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 73
Asi Wind Dishonesty what to do when the spectator lies about his card, Haunted Deck as example
2007 Chapter One 7
Tomas Blomberg Daunting Heck
July 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 7) 65