451 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects / Card(s) at A Number(Numbers)
  
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Unknown Prévoir la pensée d'un homme en mettant d'avance une carte choisie au hasard, au rang et au numéro que cet homme doit choisir un instant après chosen card at any number in the deck, faced deck and deck flop
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 124
Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at such Number in the Pack as Another Person shall Name card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, with variation
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 52
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to make it Appear at such Number as the Company Choose two methods (Glide and Re-Deal)
1876 Modern Magic 73
Unknown Several Persons having each Drawn and Returned a Card, to make each Card appear at such Number in the Pack as the Drawer chooses
1876 Modern Magic 75
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application
1889 Tricks with Cards 21
Unknown To make a Card thought of by one Person appear at such Number in the Pack as another Person shall choose card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, re-count
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 85
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method)
1889 Tricks with Cards 110
Unknown Thought Doubly Anticipated "To Place a Card Thought of by one Person at such Position in the Pack as another Person shall mentally Select"
psychological force & position 7 with outs
1889 Tricks with Cards 134
Professor Hoffmann To produce Three Cards at any Position in the Pack thought of by Another Person three cards appear consecutively at freely named number
1890 More Magic 38
Unknown Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher No. 34, four cards chosen, deck placed in spectator's pocket, number named, cards removed and card at that number is first selection, repeated three more times
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 40
Unknown Errare Humanum est, oder: Niemand kann zählen No. 13, chosen card appears at named number
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Das Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as force
Also published here Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
Unknown Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as force
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 14
Unknown Die geheimnisvolle Verbindung card appears at chosen number, duplicate and double-count, two methods
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 40
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die erzwungene Wahl selection at named number
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 70
Unknown Mundus vult decipi card appears at named number, Menetekel deck without short cards
Also published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 77
Unknown Thought Reading Extraordinary thought of card at thought of number up to ten
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 85
Unknown The Ubiquitous Card card at named number
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 102
Unknown Four Aces at four Numbers four numbers named and Aces counted to one by one, using faced deck and deck turnovers
Sep. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 133
Hugo Kramer Die verbrannte und wieder entstandene Karte card at any number force (palmed card replaced when named number is reached), card burned and reappears in cage
Aug. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 119
Unknown Fin de Siècle No. 12, card chosen, deck cut in as many packets as the spectator wishes, selection appears at named number in a chosen packet
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 86
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) 86
S. W. Erdnase Power of Concentrated Thought number up to ten
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 196
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Seelenwanderung der Karten four-of-a-kind placed in square formation in a napkin, two card covered with cardboard, they travel upwards one by one through the napkin, preliminary phase in which every Ace does a trick (comes to top, travels from pocket to pocket, to pocket, appears at any number) to switch the ungaffed cards for double facers
Jan. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 2
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Eine neue Methode des Abzählens "Schule der Magie"
selection placed on top, small number named and card shown at that position, extra card placed on top and then glide/strike second deal
Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 51
A. J. Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken oder "Die Sehergabe des indischen Marabus" three selections and their positions in the deck predicted, faced deck, two methods with or without an off-stage assistant, pocket writing of numbers with stencil
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 115
Carl Willmann Ihr Wille geschehe! card chosen and shuffled back by spectator, small number named and card is there, gambling for seven with outs
Dec. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 180
T. Nelson Downs Chosen Card Appears in Any Part of the Deck "Card Tricks based on a New and Original System of Locating a Chosen Card"
selection to any small number, with outs and alternative strategies
1909 The Art of Magic 142
T. Nelson Downs Fifth Method card to any number, with placement strategy to twenty-sixth
1909 The Art of Magic 154
Nate Leipzig The Ubiquitous Cards three peeked-at cards, three times stop trick performed, last time with spectator dealing, with variation with numbers instead of "stop"
1909 The Art of Magic 157
Unknown Re-Count Force for card at any number
1909 The Art of Magic 161
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Unit Block Control Second Deal block backjogged
1910 Kartenkünste 146
Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at any number in the Pack which the rest of the Company may decide upon card and its position from the face remembered, any number named, performer goes behind back, then count started from remembered position
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 95
Stanley Collins Cards and Coincidence three selections and three packets, cards at number, faced deck method
1915 Original Magical Creations 20
Charles T. Jordan Divino No. 5, deck dealt into two piles, card at position in one half remembered, deck pocketed, number named, card at that position is selection
Related to 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 11
Louis Nikola Locating Card chosen and lost, magician divines card and position in deck after shuffles and cuts
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 27
Louis Nikola The Flight Card to Impossible Location At Any Number: Card vanishes from inside an envelope to be found in a deck sealed also in another envelope, at a location named by the spectator
1927 The Nikola Card System 62
Louis Nikola To Name The Position Of Any Card Called For
1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola To Name The Card Occupying Any Given Position
1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Jack Merlin To Place a Selected Card in a Given Position in the Pack
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Unknown A Matter of Thought glide
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 81
Victor Farelli Subtlety versus Manipulation between one and forty
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 82
Ernando Veneri The Veneri "Turn" bluff method for "card at any number"
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 95
Unknown Thoughts Anticipated card and its position remembered, is transferred to another named number
Related to 1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
Ralph W. Hull The "Will-o'-the-Wisp" Card "Sometimes Known as The Run-A-Way Card"
card and its position thought-of, it vanishes and reappears reversed at named number, re-deal placement
Related to 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 7
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Never Miss" Card Trick selection appears at chosen position, repeat with apparent failure and transformation
  • reverse count and packet turnover bluff
  • slip-back deal count
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 19
Tom Sellers Finding a Selected Card at Any Number Called For
  • Method 1
  • Method 2
  • Method 3
1934 Card Tricks That Work 10
Theodore Annemann Three Cards - Three Numbers two decks, three times cards are found at small number named, in other pack, three-way forcing pack
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 42
Unknown Card and Number Divination up to ten, with outs (palm-off, transformation)
Related to 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 8
Laurie Ireland A Most Unusual Experiment in Which a Chosen Card Appears Instantly at Any Number in the Deck from 10 to 45
Related to 1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 10
Laurie Ireland Better Yet any ace at named number
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 11
Harry J. Smith Automatic Seconds card(s) at any number(s) using second deal from card case with slit
Variations 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 88
Unknown Hilarious Finish to an Old Trick card at number with recount, another spectator names it
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 154
Victor Farelli Seventeen Down Selection appears at number foretold by magician. Effect allows magician to secretly cull the four Kings to the top for a later routine.
Inspired by
  • (Al Baker, The Sphinx, 1932)
1936 "Lend Me Your Pack" 12
Unknown The Magic Breath trick succeeds on second count
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 17
Unknown Push-Back Count cards are counted from top of pack, first one is stolen back
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 52
Unknown The Missing Card card travels from pack to another pack to named number, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 105
Unknown Number Please any number, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 115
Theodore Annemann Initialled Card Telepathy signed card at chosen number or stop trick, double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Your Card, Your Number slip back count, one way deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 154
U. F. Grant Say When three cards at three numbers in fifteen-card packet, using hat, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 164
Unknown The Reverse "Count-Down" Trick faced deck, banded deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
Unknown Mentalo card at random position is found at position twenty with bold miscounting
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Keystone Card Discovery some byplay and apparent failure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
Unknown The 52 Card Trick thought-of card ends up at named number up to thirteen, matrix dealing elimination process
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
J. F. Orrin Card and Number Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 258
Unknown Finding a Card in Any Position basic stripper deck application
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 264
Unknown At Any Number From Pocket stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 268
Ralph W. Hull Three in One Card Trick card vanishes from packet and travels to named position into other packet, duplicate, saliva
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 294
Unknown To Any Number short card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
Unknown A Chosen Card Is Discovered at Any Selected Number bottom deal
1938 Greater Magic 212
Unknown b. Effect one to ten, thought-of card
1938 Greater Magic 331
Unknown The Spectator Makes a Prediction svengali deck, selection at any number by spectator
1938 Greater Magic 432
Harry Blackstone Card and Number number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position, belly stripper card
1938 Greater Magic 461
Harrison Give a Number! featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck method
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 283
Charles T. Jordan A New Force Deck unnecessarily gaffed deck for faced-deck countdown
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 289
Laurie Ireland Card at any Small Number bottom deal with cover card subtlety
Related toVariations 1938 Lessons in Dishonesty 6
Newton Hall Name Your Number selection to any named number
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 39
Barbara Stanwyck Card at Dice Number three dice thrown, total counted to selection
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 361
Theodore Annemann Card at Number from 1-10 with outs
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Stephen Simpson Criss-Cross performer and spectator each write down card and number from one to twenty-six, when counted down in two halves it matches, option to end clean by switching the half with duplicates
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 377
Unknown Faced-Deck Card at Any Number
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 477
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought of position, continuous triples
Variations 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 4
Unknown The Card at Any Number thumb count
1940 Expert Card Technique 417
Unknown An Expert at Figures using addition force
1940 Expert Card Technique 268
Unknown Five Star Finale five selections appear at five numbers
1940 Expert Card Technique 263
William Ruesskamp Another Card Silk Idea silk transforms in a box, card is found at random number, Rueskamp
1940 Fast Ones 17
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Al Baker Outguessing the Spectator thought-of Numbers, two spectator, roughed deck
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 159
Joseph Cottone The Aerial Count
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 42
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Card and Number at any number, stripper glide
1941 The Stripper Deck 19
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Lighting Calculator number named, that many cards cut off, next card selection
1941 The Stripper Deck 23
Unknown Card Appearance at Selected Number "between 5 and 10"
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 221
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Lucky Seventh selection at named small number
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Obliging Cards two cards found at two named numbers
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 14
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Silver Trick date on coin is used to count down to four selections
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 15
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Ringing the Changes card and its position remembered, optional stranger card
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 31
Art Lyle Bottom Deal Second
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
R. C. Buff Middle Deal center deal presentation
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 166
Harrison Give A Number featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck method
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 62
Tom Bowyer Routine with a Svengali Deck different effects with a svengali deck, reverse, spelling, counting, all alike
June 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 54
Sylvan Barnet At a Mentally Chosen Number
1945 My Best 71
Elwin More My Favorite Card Routine prediction on business card, card found at chosen number
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 14
Bert Allerton Name Your Number one of six cards chosen, its number used to count to selection
Related to Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 139
Warren Wiersbe A Change in Number card and its position remembered, is transferred to another named number
Related to 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 19
John Scarne The Eagle Speaks coin whispers the position, where the selection is in the deck, then the coin vanishes and appears above the selection
Variations 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 427
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Prediction deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, punch deal
Related toVariations 1947 Marlo In Spades 19
Edward Marlo III. The Named Vanish named card, reappears at named number, stacked
1947 Marlo In Spades 36
Unknown A Card and a Number card is found at number which was "dealt" by spectator before
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 26
Unknown A Pocket Discovery deck in pocket, card produced at named number
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 18
Unknown Mentalivity
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 186
Fred Fletcher Bottoms Up off-beat card at small number
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 647
Al Baker Telepathy For Two two cards, one to ten, forcing banks
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 339
William Ruesskamp 15 to 30
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 700
U. F. Grant Grant's Terrific Telephone Test deck dealt onto table in row with every other card reversed, reversed one chosen, then any person called who names an odd number, card is there, half forcing deck
Related to Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 12
Howard Wurst Thought Control No. 28, Ten cards chosen and written on slips of paper, along with number. One paper is chosen, dealing down to number reveals that card
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 51
Cliff Green Magic in Your Own Hands No. 29, Spectator names a number between five and ten, card found at that number
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 53
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Eddie Joseph Who Knows the Card? card chosen with counting procedure ends up and number named at beginning
Variations 1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 3
Edward Marlo Unknown - Effect No. 2 two selections appear at selected numbers up to ten, several methods, some with roughed cards, impromptu double backer
1951 Unknown 1
Edward Marlo Effect No. 6 spectator thinks of card as they are riffled by slowly, this card reverses at named number
1951 The Marlo Miracle Deck 3
Bill Simon Two Numbers two cards selected, spectators only think of a number, both cards are found at the positions
Related to 1952 Effective Card Magic 81
Theodore Annemann No Title At All two selection, first found by stop, second by naming a number, two way forcing deck, alternated
1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 6
Hal M. Greenberg Hal's Halucination numbers written on billets, performer tries to find selection and removes two cards, one for suit other for value, card is found at number on selected billet
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 252) 1006
Edward Marlo Effect One card from packet into odd-backed deck at named number
1953 Unlimited 9
Edward Marlo Red & Blue Routine I card travels from packet into odd-backed deck to chosen position
1953 Unlimited 36
Edward Marlo Red & Blue Routine II card travels from packet into odd-backed deck, then turns over there
1953 Unlimited 39
Edward Marlo Red & Blue Routine III card travels from packet into odd-backed deck twice
1953 Unlimited 40
R. M. Jamison The Mystic Card of Fu message appears on a blank card, which names position of selection in deck
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 30
John Scarne Card Climax at a named number, with down under deal
1956 The Best in Magic 118
Charles T. Jordan The Keystone Card Discovery Two numbers named, predicted card is found at position equal to the difference between the two numbers.
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 22
Edward Marlo Bold Steal - Second Handling one to ten
1957 Side Steal 10
Edward Marlo, Ernando Veneri Veneri Turn Variant bluff method for "card at any number"
1957 The Tabled Palm 20
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Card At Any Number
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 8) 13
Dai Vernon The Bent Corner Prediction Spectator names number up to 52, card there is predicted by performer
Related to 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 12
Edward Marlo The Over Count selection found at a freely chosen number
Related to 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 11
Edward Marlo One Hand Count Down selection appears at named small number, bottom deal
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 27
Al Leech The Double Count
1959 Cardmanship 10
Jack Avis The Birthday Card Trick card is found a position of a wished month
1959 Card Tricks 312
James Steranko Packet Replacement Variation addition to packet, or card-at-a-number
1960 Steranko on Cards 31
Edward Marlo Aces and Numbers aces are found at numbers designated by apparently random playing cards
Variations 1961 The Multiple Shift 38
Edward Marlo The Guide Transposition card vanishes from packet an appears at chosen position in another deck
1961 Card to Wallet 25
Charlie Miller The Upside Down Trick value cut to is counted down to find selection, featuring face-up bottom deal
1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 36
Harry Lorayne The Sloppy Card Trick saliva for control, selection appears on named number up to ten
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 42
Ernando Veneri Veneri Turn bluff method for "card at any number"
1962 Estimation 45
Jochen Zmeck Hypnose multiple spectators chose the same card, routine for Svengali type decks
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 11
Jochen Zmeck Medium partial rough-smooth, red and black alternate, then force blocks, three phases:
1. spectator says if top card is red or black, he is always right
2. spectator names position of a given card, the card is at that position
3. performer put unknown card in pocket, spectator divines it
Related to 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 18
Al Koran Erfüllte Gedankenwünsche two cards selected and spectators find them with small number or stop, two-card mirage deck, partial rough-smooth
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 23
Edward Marlo Aces and Numbers Variation
Inspired by 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 37
Edward Marlo Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro Ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last Ace found at named number
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 44
Dai Vernon Pure Mathematics two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related to 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 99
Bruce Cervon Ten Gives Three ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, joker appeares at chosen number
Related to 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 45
Gene Finnell Your Number - Your Card four cards face up, value of each is dealt and four selections are found, spectators decide in which order
1967 Free Cut Principle 15
Edward Marlo Emergency Transfer selection to any position from two to nine
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 43
Jack Avis "Wandman" Transpo card moves from one position in deck to another, by throwing dice, using Walter Wandman dice box
May 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 175
Jack Avis Hidden Power card selected via Automatic Placement procedure moves to named number
Variations May 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 177
Edward Marlo Applications of the Immediate Bottom Deal:
  • As An Exchange
  • As A Count-Down Effect
  • Gambling Demonstration
Winter 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 225
Edward Marlo Better Than fingertip peeked at card to any number with faros
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 96
Edward Marlo The Vanishing Card peeked card vanishes, reappears at chosen number, saliva
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 116
Dai Vernon Name a Number selected card at any number
Variations 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 9
Edward Marlo Proving Count card at number, with greek deal
1970 Magic Mafia Effects 26
Alan Shaxon Once Again!!! selection is found at named number, then at stopped position, then wrong card turns into selection and finally the balloon stand
1970 My Kind of Magic 25
John Jennings Card Incident
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 33) 162
Edward Marlo Countdown Disclosures setting a selection to named number in small packet, several approaches (described in context reference)
Related to 1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 26
Charles Cameron Probability Nil! card at number, extracted from performer's pocket
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 56) 279
Unknown From the Spectator's Pocket deck in spectator's pocket, card at named position
1972 The Living End 3
Stewart Judah Favorite Card Trick card from row chosen, its value used to count down to selection
1972 The Living End 42
Unknown Card at Any Number first time it fails, re-deal
1972 The Living End 42
Henry Christ Stop When Ready
Also published here 1972 The Living End 43
Unknown At Second Spectator's Number using the glide
1972 The Living End 45
T. Page Wright The Three Numbers two named numbers, card is found at difference of named numbers
1972 The Living End 45
Unknown Torn Pack Location deck torn in half, two halves of selection found at named numbers
1972 The Living End 46
Jack Vosburgh My Number Your Card
1972 The Living End 143
Juan Tamariz El Valor de un Soplo Magico card at small number, performer counts once and fails, then spectator repeats it and card is found
1973 Aprenda Ud. Magia 41
Calvin Thompson The Electronic Man with computer cards, number named only punched card, computer presentation, see p. 370 for idea by J.G. Thompson Jr.
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 71) 351
Gene Nielsen Homage to Koran card at number, hands-off version
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 72) 359
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Ice Dice chosen values lie at chosen numbers, imaginary dice
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 7
Edward Marlo A Quickie card vanishes from top and reappears at its previous position
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 28
Edward Marlo Exhibitionism card from certain position selected, cut to performer to its original position
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 29
Paul Rosini Card at a Number Deck is shuffled and covered with handkerchief, spectator names a number from 10-20, performer able to divine which card is at that position
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 211
Unknown Choice & Chance
Related to Winter 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 856
Roger Smith Cutting Freely Does It card selected with cutting procedure shows up at previously named number between twenty and thirty
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 4
Frederick Wingfield Thought Waves II spectator remember cards and position, card appears at number thought by another spectator, faced deck
Variations 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 119) 593
Edward Marlo Mental Minus Multiple named Ace at named Position, false Dealing
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 5
Edward Marlo The Pellet Classic number from ten to twenty-five named, three cards chosen and written on pellets, cards lost, pellet chosen, this card is at named position
Variations 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 183
Dai Vernon Another Variation
Related to 1976 The First California Lecture 2
Edward Marlo Unknown - Effect No. 2 two selections appear at selected numbers up to ten, several methods, some with roughed cards, impromptu double backer
1976 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 112
Edward Marlo No Trace Aces named aces at named number, multiple minus bottoms
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 109
Jerry Andrus Sidewinder Deal
1976 Andrus Card Control 30
Nick Trost Dice and Card Revelation Card found at number rolled on dice, then performer pulls out pair of cards that match the numbers on the dice
1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 10
Roger Smith Friday Night Countdown card near bottom, small number counted to and card there changes into selection, repeat, for method see Necromancer Vol. 2 No. 4
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 2
Unknown A Card and a Number No. 49
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 74
Richard Himber Calculator Cards No. 62, selection is "six and three quarters cards" down in deck, it's correct with a card in which a quarter is torn out
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 94
Martin A. Nash A Second Intrusion similar to DCD, see p. 448 for additional crediting
1977 Any Second Now 232
Barrie Richardson Memorable Memory Stunt shuffled deck, someone names a position, performer instantly names the card, faced deck
  • Pseudo-Memorized Deck
Related to 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 500
Karl Fulves Stop At Nothing selection shuffled back and number named, there appears a blank card and selection is gone
1977 Impromptu Holdouts 42
Ken Krenzel At Any Number between ten and twenty
Related to 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 59
Erhard Liebenow Instant Card Control peeked card at number between twenty and thirty
1978 Liebenow On Cards 9
Unknown An der gewünschten Stelle card at number, using the glide
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 60
Jerry K. Hartman Quick Counts Quick Count I: Magician divines card at a certain position in deck
Quick Count II: Spectator stops the dealing on previously named card
1978 Loose Ends 57
Jack Yates The Number Force card named, numbers jotted down and summed up, card at that position
  • Plus a Marked Deck (card pushed out of marked deck instead of named)
1978 Jack's Pack 5
Bob Ostin Tilt to Countdown card at named number
1978 The Talon (Issue 1) 6
Martin A. Nash Any Way that you Want it named aces at named positions, false dealing
Related to 1979 Sleight Unseen 418
Jerry Mentzer Gag Revelation any number from 6-9
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 95
Harry Lorayne An Extraordinary Prediction ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, jack appeares at chosen number
Related to 1979 Quantum Leaps 168
David Solomon, Ernando Veneri Veneri Turn Variant bluff method for "card at any number"
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 318
Ernando Veneri Veneri Turn bluff method for "card at any number", referenced at wrong spot
1979 CardMagic 15
Edward Marlo Named Position Reverse selection appears reversed at named position
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 48
John Carney Stop That Card Trick!!
Related to 1979 Conjuror's Journal 12
Leslie Anderson Chance! named card is found on position which is the same number as the price written on the box
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 232) 1157
Edward Marlo Aces at any Number four Aces at four numbers via edge marks and second deal
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 8
Tom Mullica Numbers Up card appears reversed at named number
May 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 345
Martin A. Nash Any Way That You Want It named aces at named positions, false dealing
Inspired by 1980 Ovation 6
Martin A. Nash Any Way that you Want it brief description
Inspired by 1980 Jacks or Better 3
Edward Marlo, Martin A. Nash Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last ace found at named number
Inspired by 1980 Colors on the March 4
Harry Lorayne Numero Uno number up to twenty names, that many cards cut off by performer, selection at that position
Also published here 1980 Lecture Notes 14
Martin A. Nash Credence peeked-at card vanishes and reappears at named number, center deal
Nov. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 561
Derek Dingle Control to a Named Number featuring Side Steal Placement
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 103
Frank Garcia Aces at Chosen Numbers
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 59
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Ice Dice chosen values lie at chosen numbers, imaginary dice
Related toAlso published here 1982 shuffled lecture 6
Christian Scherer Countdown peeked card found at number of a stopped at card
1982 Seminarheft 16
David Britland Straight from the Top palming a card while dealing through deck
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 13) 241
Stephen Tucker Birrth-Control any card is named and produced, using date of birth
Inspired by 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 15
José Carroll The Card-Culator ambitious card, card to number, stop trick, card folded to calculator
Also published here 1983 Effects and Presentations 10
Jerry Sadowitz My Name is Kerr card to named position reversed
Related to 1984 Cards Hit 19
Thomas Alan Waters Twinsome number is secretly written down, card is peeked at, deck dealt and both spectator shout at the same time stop
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 623
Unknown Deckspert No. 10, four dice thrown, two used to select a card at a position, sum of all four to count down to selection
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 13
Stephen Tucker Twice as Clear card at named number, performer deals
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 708
Ken Krenzel Point of Contrast card at thought of number travels to named number
Related to 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 260
Unknown Card at Given Number slap trick
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 6
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
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 28
Frederick Braue Prearranged Pack Idea placing card at required number
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Frederick Braue Routine outline of routine for four selections with locator card
  • divination with crystal
  • at named number
  • stop trick
  • vanishing pack
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 30
Larry Jennings Dice-O-Matic number is arrived at with dice
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 211
Larry Jennings, Dai Vernon Slap Me Again (I Needed That) any number, slap trick
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 231
Paul Swinford Impossibility one of sixteen cards thought of, ends up at a chosen position after a few sortings with sorting rod
1986 The Cyberdeck 24
David Regal Up for the Count!
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 41
Dai Vernon Look Homeward, Angel card travels from bottom of deck to named postion reversed
Related toAlso published here 1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 8) 8
Jerry Sadowitz Three, Four, Five Etc undercount deal as placement to named number on second deal
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 106
Fred C. Baumann Positioned one to ten range, crimp and "recount" principle
Nov. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 11) 1571
Darwin Ortiz In One Deal Aces are found at specified numbers
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 27
Dai Vernon, Laurie Ireland The Slap Trick any number
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 20
Dai Vernon The Intelligent Leaper interlock, two handlings
Variations 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 145
Richard Vollmer Never Say Die card is found with another value
Variations Dec. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 12) 1721
Jerry K. Hartman Farther Figure card thought of in one to ten range travells to ten to twenty range
Jan. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 1) 1588
Jerry Sadowitz Shuffle Reverse overhand shuffle action reverse, selection can appear reversed at named position
1989 Cards on the Table 77
Edward Marlo The Shifting Card card from tenth position to anything between ten and twenty
1989 So Soon? 9
Edward Marlo Nullifying the Possibilities card at any number, four methods, including commentary on the plot and Vernon's "Slap Trick"
Inspired byVariations 1989 So Soon? 22
John Scarne Long Distance card chosen on other side of the room, risky force, position named
1989 Prototype 2
Edward Marlo "Card at Any Number" 1 to 52
Related to 1990 That's It 9
Edward Marlo The Pellet Classic number from ten to twenty-five named, three cards chosen and written on pellets, cards lost, pellet chosen, this card is at named position
Related to 1990 Finally! 50
Alexander de Cova Karte in Schachtel "Signed Folded Card in Box", Slap Trick, then card to box
Related toVariations 1990 Horizons 9
Dai Vernon The Slap Trick brief
1990 Horizons 12
Steve Beam Double Dealer two cards at numbers, with incomplete riffle shuffle condition, Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control
Related toAlso published here 1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 32) 579
Simon Aronson Bait and Switch spectator names number and selects card, performer apparently brings the card to that number one-handed behind his back
Inspired by 1990 The Aronson Approach 85
Paul Hallas Not So Remote Viewing! card is named and performer names its position in the deck
Inspired by 1990 Mental Mix 2
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Mar. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 3) 1904
José Carroll The Card-Calculator ambitious card, card to number, stop trick, card folded to calculator
Also published here 1991 52 Lovers — Volume II 47
Edward Marlo, Ralph W. Hull Marlo's Will-Of-The-Wisp card vanishes from its position, reappears at another chosen number (see Hull's More Eye Openers), two methods
1991 The Olram File (Issue 3) 13
Karl Fulves Change X Change two chosen numbers via dice are counted down and a value of the other number is found in each case, selection found as well
Inspired byRelated to 1992 Deceptive Practices 3
Frederick Braue Paul Revere's Card two halves, selection vanishes from one half and appears at chosen number in second half, duplicate, "Midnight Marvel" (1943)
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 16
Frederick Braue One to Ten card controlled to eighth position, with out
Related to 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 26
Doug Edwards Fake-Take Count
Apr. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2201
Jerry Sadowitz, Ken Krenzel Card At Any Number
Inspired by 1993 The Marenzel Reverse 10
Jerry Sadowitz Combination Plus control sequence to get into it
Inspired by 1993 The Marenzel Reverse 11
Bob King Seeing is Believing performer blindfolded for full routine
Phase I: a card pocketed and another selected
Phase II: selection found at named small number
Phase III: two more cards divined, using 52-on-One and 3-1/2 gag cards
Phase IV: four Aces dealt in poker round
Phase V: pocketed card named
1993 The Breather 2 22
Steve Beam Double Dealer two cards at numbers, with incomplete riffle shuffle condition, Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control
Also published here 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 123
John Scarne Aces on Impact spectator shuffles top half and names small number counted down and spectator takes the card at that number, repeated three more times, they are the Aces
Variations 1993 Rigmarole (Issue 2) 19
J. W. Sarles Cutback Ace of Spades shuffled in deck, spectator cuts anywhere and names small number, Ace found there, beating the cut presentation
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 4) 44
Unknown Card at Any Position uncredited Slap Trick
Related to 1993 Card File 54
Dai Vernon, John Murray, Jerry Mentzer One Hand Bottom - Applications
1993 Card File 227
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Sep. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 9) 2410
Alex Elmsley Switchy-Coo card a chosen number is reversed, then changes to previous selection
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 175
Gene Maze Triple Threat three selection shuffled face-up into three piles, three numbers named and selection appear at those numbers face-up
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 62
Doug Canning Down for the Count two decks, card is named and put in a deck, cards next to it form a number and same card in other deck found at this position
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 51) 941
Jackie McClements Card to Any Number number between ten and twenty named, card from that position removed and placed on top, it instantly penetrates back to original position
1994 Shock Treatment 12
Edward Marlo Center Deal Effects 1. selection at any number
2. two peeked-at cards at any numbers
3. Aces placed into different parts are dealt out to any numbers
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1975
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 204
Edward Marlo One Way, Two Selections deck divided in three packets, two cards chosen and deck reassembled, found at two selected numbers
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1977
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 338
Guy Hollingworth The Card at any Number UCS
1996 Notes on Card Tricks and Other Diversions 19
Allan Ackerman Anyone - Anywhere: The Indicator number determined by value of another card, memorized deck
1996 Al Cardpone 30
Unknown Count Reverse card at named position removed, cut back into deck, it reappears at named position but reversed
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 30
James Swain The Impossible Card Trick four spectators think of a value, counted down to to four piles, Aces on top followed by named values and Kings on bottom of piles
1996 Miracles with Cards 66
James Swain The Well Traveled Card deck in case and number up to 52 named, signed card dropped on case, it vanishes and reappears inside at named number
1996 Miracles with Cards 141
Pablo Domenèch La Carta Colgada selection appears among ten cards at chosen position
1996 La Magia de Pablo Domènech 39
Steve Beam Double Dealer two cards at numbers, with incomplete riffle shuffle condition, Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control
Also published here 1996 Magic For The British Aisles 17
Allan Ackerman Another Anyone Anywhere thought of card's position predicted, then spectator divines position of performer's card, partial memorized deck and prediction pocket index (twelve items)
1997 I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 53
Peter Duffie The Automatic Locator
1997 Effortless Card Magic 85
Alex Elmsley No-Calc two cards are located, two numbers written down and cards found at that position
Also published here 1997 Alex Is At It Again 3
Frederick Braue, John Northern Hilliard The Triple Mystery three cards selected, first at named number up to ten, stop trick with second, last card spelled out
Inspired by
  • "The Triple Mystery" (John Northern Hilliard, Magical Bulletin, June 1924)
Related to
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 11
Unknown The Spectator's Card Trick
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 28
Simon Lovell Frank's Fave number named, this many cards are rapidly produced, with selection at chosen number within this packet
Related to 1997 Simon Says! 185
Peter Duffie The Beginning of the End spectator cuts to a card, its value indicates position of Ace of Spades from top
1997 N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 18
Tom Gagnon Automatic Card at Any Number with the Versatile Spread Control
Variations 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 67) 1374
Jack Avis Bonnie and Glide four spectators each name a small number and that many cards are counted in front of each from bottom of deck, Ace on each
1998 Vis à Vis 40
Alex Elmsley No-Calc two cards are located, two numbers written down and cards found at that position
Also published here 1998 Come A Little Closer 54
Paul Cummins Count on It ten to twenty, first packet of that size is produced
1999 21st Century Card Magic 102
Guy Hollingworth A Card at Any Number UCS
1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 230
Milton Kort Svengali of the Phone Lines Card selected, random person called on phone names selection, then spectator names any number, card appears at number (first published in New Pentagram, vol. 1, no. 1, 1969)