48 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Spelling Stack / Full Deck
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan Spelling Any Card Called For No. 28, full deck stack
VariationsAlso published here 1919/1920 74
Eric F. Impey A New Spelling Bee Effect card chosen with involved procedure, spelled to
1928 8
Card Spelling De Luxe No. 25, spectator cuts anywhere, remembers top card and buries it, it is spelled to by spectator
1935 26
You Can't Miss No. 49, four piles handed out, four spectators choose a card from them which are later spelled out
1935 44
Charles T. Jordan Spelling Any Card Called For full deck stack
Also published here 1937 56
Jack Gwynne Gwynne's Speller every value is spelled out from full deck, stack
Related toVariations 1937 61
Ralph W. Hull Name O' Card any named card is found/spelled-to, full stack and multiple out
1937 237
Val Evans The Auto Repeato Speller divided deck spelling stack, card thought of from one half
1941 21
Eddie Joseph The Final Speller a few cards chosen, one of them though of, it is spelled to without adjustments
1942 39
Franklin V. Taylor Headline Speller silent spelling
June 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 38)
Frederick Mosteller Bravo! five decks, multiple phase mental speller, suits spelled and values counted (count-spell), see Back Room reference for corrections
Related toVariations Dec. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 49)
John Scarne General Arnold's Master Speller No. 141, magician spells to all the spades cards.
1950 271
Lin Searles Doublethink Speller as Lynn Searles, cut deck in three piles, cards are mentally selected and found by spelling
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958)
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Full Deck Speller spelling all cards in the deck
Mar. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 6)
Roy Walton Helensburg Speller spelling to any thought of card, Phoenix #98 reference given on p. 236, see also p. 254 for references
Inspired by Winter 1968
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio)
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Speller
Also published here 1969 56
Sympathetic Spell No. 512, interlocking chains, two suits removed, spelling effect not clear
1972 143
Gerald Kosky Any Card Spell
1975 78
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Speller
Also published here 1981 48
Allan Slaight Continued combined with Stud Poker and Lie-Speller
Inspired by May 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 5)
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 1984 7
Frederick Braue Mental Telepathy Stack four spectators think of a card from a group, they're spelled out, progressive spellers (1935)
1985 1
All-Spell Pack spell count
1985 25
Peter Duffie Tarradiddle Spelling Lie Detector effect. Full deck stack. Answers to questions spelled from deck, correctness revealed and card as well
Inspired byAlso published here 1986 9
Philip T. Goldstein Fraternal Twins two cards are selected by counting and spelling, predicted
1989 4
Dave Campbell Auto-Matic Speller three cards cut into packets and spelled to, banks of cards with the same number of letters
Also published here June 1993
Profile (Issue 14)
Dave Campbell Freely Cutting and Spelling three cards cut into packets and spelled to, banks of cards with the same number of letters
Also published here Nov. 1994
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Simon Aronson The Trained Deck selection cut into deck, three chosen cards added, selection at this position, repeated, then selected card is spelled by spectator in his head while performer deals, performer stops at selection, Multiple Card Sum Stack
Related to 1995 123
Claude Rix Epelinternationale marking system for spelling cards of memorized deck
1995 47
Martin Joyal An Overview of Complete Deck Stacks
  • New Deck Stacks
  • Ordered Values Stacks
  • Ordered Suit Stacks
  • Grouped Value Stacks
  • Grouped Suit Stacks
  • Pair Stacks
  • Divided Stacks
    • The Red-black Divided Stack
    • The Mixed Suit Divided Stack
    • The High-low Divided Stack
    • The Curl-No-Curl Divided Stack
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack with Mixed Colors
    • The Odd-even Divided Stack with Mixed Suits
    • The One-eyed and Two-eyed Divided Stack
  • Red-Black Stacks
  • Pointer Stacks
  • Reflected Stacks
  • Matched Setups
  • One-Two-Four-Eight Stacks
  • Forcing Stacks
    • Card-Forcing Stacks
    • Number-Forcing Stacks
    • Word-Forcing Stacks
  • Stacks used for Revelations
  • Counting and Spelling Stacks
  • Storytelling Stacks
  • Gambling Demonstration Stacks
  • Solitaire Stacks
  • Other Stacks
  • Summary
1997 5
Cy Keller Gwynne Kin every value of chosen suit is spelled out from full deck, stack, faro
Inspired by Sep. 1997
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 1)
Ellis Stanyon A Spelling "B" No. 24, spelling every value through the deck
Variations 1999 94
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note selection made, spelling every value through the deck, at value of selection a Joker shows up, selection found
Inspired by 1999 95
Simon Aronson Worker Bees Spelling trick to three selections (two chosen and one thought of) using UnDo Influence
Related toVariations 2001 37
Simon Aronson Paramteters of the Worker Bee Stack How to modify the Worker Bee stack
Related to 2001 44
Al Baker To Spell Mentally Chosen Card stacked deck
2003 738
Dave Campbell Automatic Speller three cards cut into packets and spelled to, banks of cards with the same number of letters
Also published here 2004 63
Peter Duffie Tarradiddle answers to questions spelled from deck, correctness revealed and card as well
  • Notes by David Britland
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2004 68
Father Cyprian The Book on Spells freely chosen card is spelled out with four piles, card and mates found
  • The Cut
  • The Shuffle
Related to 2004
Discoverie (Issue 9)
Walter B. Gibson New Spelling Trick count-spell principle
Also published here
  • The Magician Monthly, July 1918
Prolix (Issue 2)
Harry Riser Spelling Penelope penelope, faro
Also published here
  • MUM, Aug. 1995
2006 137
Steve Beam, Doug Canning Digging Deeper two selections, silently spelled and spectator think stop
Inspired by
  • Paul Hallas' "Magic" in "Son of Totat"
2006 31
Gordon Bean The Perpetrator thought of card spelled to, count-spell
Inspired by
  • "Evolution of a Dream" (Stewart James, The James File)
Also published here
  • "Perpetual Notion" (Stewart James in Print, p. 67)
Aug. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 8)
Allan Slaight Faroyal Aces lost and spelled out, Queens found, Kings spelled, Jacks found, selection spelled to, faros in between
  • Setting the Stack
  • Alternative Location
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Ibidem #32, July 1967
2008 33
Robert Ramirez Casting the Spell No. 1, performer and spectator each select a card, one spells to the other
2017 3
Patrick G. Redford "Sushy Rookie" - The Any Card Spelled to Stack
Inspired by
  • "Magic Spell" (Hen Fetsch, ca. 1950)
Related to
2017 176
Steve Beam Spellbreaker mentally constructed card is spelled and found
2018 101
Steve Beam Ballistic Spellbreaker mixture of Spell Weaver and Spellbreaker
2018 104