111 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction / Clock Trick & Variations
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Der mysteriöse Kartenkreis card chosen from clock dial layout with counting procedure
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Das Erraten der Stunde, zu welcher eine Person aufzustehen oder auszugehen beabsichtigt clock layout with twelve cards, spectator counts on this layout around a bit, ends up on a value that represents a thought-of hour
July 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 101
Charles T. Jordan The Contrary Clock No. 9, chosen card from clock layout transposes with Joker in pocket, duplicates in pocket
Variations 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 19
Unknown The Clock Trick
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 340
Stewart James Deck Digit Dial and Devil different procedure
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 337
Unknown The Mystic Card Clock Dial chosen card is put in pocket
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 239
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related to Feb. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 99
William S. Groom Clock Dial Card Prediction prediction in envelope
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 36
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related toVariations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 72
Unknown Mystic Tappit Clock Trick type of routine
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 29
Chan Canasta Oops 6: Writing on the wall Clock trick disguised with random symbols
1966 Book of Oopses 14
Fred G. Taylor Crazy Clocks see also p. 420 for comment by Leslie May
VariationsAlso published here Jan. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 150
Floyd Shotts Penetrating Vision with two dice
1969 HEX! 102
Edward Marlo The Predetermined Hour clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versions
VariationsAlso published here 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Jon Racherbaumer Foreword
1971 On the Clock Effect 3
Eddie Fields The Zodiac Card Mystery card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket
Related toAlso published here 1971 On the Clock Effect 6
Jon Racherbaumer The Technicolor Hour chosen card has different-colored back
Also published here
  • in "M-U-M"
1971 On the Clock Effect 6
Jon Racherbaumer Card Chronometry strict conditions but large set-up
Variations 1971 On the Clock Effect 8
Jon Racherbaumer Synchronicity
Inspired by 1971 On the Clock Effect 9
Jon Racherbaumer A Few Seconds on Stay Stack
1971 On the Clock Effect 9
Marvin Johnson Speaking of the Clock...
1971 On the Clock Effect 9
Edward Marlo The Predetermined Hour clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versions
Also published here 1971 On the Clock Effect 12
Roy Walton Tell-tale Clock two selections, faro, with non-faro alternative
1971 On the Clock Effect 14
Roy Walton The Magic Clock two selections, faro
1971 On the Clock Effect 15
Edward Marlo Time For Si Stebbins
1971 On the Clock Effect 16
Edward Marlo Time Zones two selections
1971 On the Clock Effect 16
William Zavis Easy-Determined Hour impromptu method
Inspired by 1971 On the Clock Effect 18
Edward Marlo Stolen Hours
Related to 1971 On the Clock Effect 18
Jon Racherbaumer Appendix
1971 On the Clock Effect 19
Jon Racherbaumer Chronology
1971 On the Clock Effect 20
Jon Racherbaumer Reversing the Order of the Cards the placement principle in most Clock Effects
1971 On the Clock Effect 3
Jon Racherbaumer On Jordan's "Contrary Clock" comment
Inspired by 1971 On the Clock Effect 11
Horace E. Bennett The Clock two selections
1972 Card Cavalcade 26
Jerry K. Hartman Hickory Dickory Deck Clock Trick without maths
1973 Means & Ends 61
Edward Marlo The Pre-Determined Hour
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 115
Edward Marlo Time For Laymen
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 118
Edward Marlo Prediction Surprise and Clock Combination with additional "The Faro Method"
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 119
Edward Marlo The Darkest Hour
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 122
Edward Marlo Another Clock Effect
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 123
Edward Marlo 2nd Clock
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 125
Stephen Minch The Wheel of the Heavens combination of zodiacs and tarot cards
1974 The Book of Thoth 21
Tony Shiels Magic Circle clock trick, with symbols
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 101) 502
Stanton Kancyan Heaven Knows! cards with zodiac signs arranged in a clock formation, spectator thinks stop and Zodiac and birth month are divined
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 106) 527
Edward Marlo, Arthur Finley The Missing Hour twelve cards, selection vanishes, two methods
Variations 1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 25
Edward Marlo The Synchronized Clock card at chosen Hour matches with value
Related to 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 174
David Solomon Synchronized Clock Set up Version
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 176
Slydini Mongolian Clock
1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 18
Audley Walsh, Eddie Fields Field's Zodiac Card Miracle card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket
Inspired byAlso published here 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 33
Nick Trost Time Will Tell Clock Trick
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 8
John F. Mendoza The Clock Trick analyzing a simple version
1979 Close-up Presentations 34
Howard A. Adams Clockadial Rock ESP cards placed on table in shape of a clock, two selections match
1979 OICUFESP (Issue 1 - ten brand new esp card miracles) 7
Howard A. Adams Predilock ESP cards placed on table in shape of a clock, two selections are predicted
1979 OICUFESP (Issue 1 - ten brand new esp card miracles) 8
Howard A. Adams Trick Trock ESP cards placed on the table in shape of a clock, three spectators, cards are located
1979 OICUFESP (Issue 1 - ten brand new esp card miracles) 9
Howard A. Adams High Noon prediction of ESP card and chosen time
1980 OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles) 9
Howard A. Adams Watch on Rhine two ESP cards are selected and cards put in clock formation, time of watch is used to find mates of selections
1980 OICUFESP (Issue 3 - FURTHER brand new esp card miracles) 13
Robert Walker Atomic Clock card from wallet climax
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 9
Roy Walton Caught in Time clock trick with mate prediction
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6) 101
Gerald Kosky Scorpio Rising 24 index cards, two are selected and marked, cards are in clock layout and both end up at same number
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 283) 1413
Ken Beale A Clock Trick rotating stack application, card in clock layout chosen by value of card chosen from rest
Variations 1982 Card Counting 31
Stewart James Clock Wise new procedure with presentations and variations
1983 Arcane (Issue 10) 121
Edward Marlo New Approach Digital Clock three methods
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 333
Roy Johnson Breakthrough Clock selection pocketed and divined
1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 388
Fred G. Taylor Crazy Clocks No. 11
Also published here 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 14
Roy Johnson Time Please with variation, folded card in matchbox
Inspired by 1984 A World of Clocks 1
Roy Johnson Zodiaclock blank cards with zodiac signs
Related toVariations 1984 A World of Clocks 4
Roy Johnson Klok card vanish among 12 cards, second phase card to matchbox
Inspired by 1984 A World of Clocks 7
Roy Johnson Surprise Item jumbo card prediction, normal card turns blank and pips found on mirror
Inspired by
  • Ken Perk's "Peeky Mirror" marketed by Ken Brooke
1984 A World of Clocks 11
Roy Johnson Mythical Princess two cards are found, clock theme, prediction with sucker element
1984 A World of Clocks 17
Randy Wakeman Overclock
Oct. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1410
Roy Johnson Zodiaclock Bonus spectator's birth sign is determined with clock principle and zodiac cards
1987 Epoptica (Issue 10) 516
Takanobu Ishida Chronometer Card same layout, but different procedure
1988 New Magic Of Japan 69
Randy Wakeman Overclock combining Overkill with clock trick layout, chosen hour divined and card predicted written inside case
Inspired by 1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 1
Simon Aronson Time Out twelve cards, selection vanishes
Inspired by 1990 The Aronson Approach 63
Jon Racherbaumer The Dreamy Dream Clock mate of clock-selection predicted in pocket and hour reversed in deck
Variations 1990 Cardfixes 101
Jon Racherbaumer Beat the Clock
1990 Cardfixes 106
Jon Racherbaumer The Broken Clock faro
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 147
Paul Hallas An 'L' Of A Trick Clock trick with ABC cards
Inspired by 1990 Mental Mix 21
John Bannon, Bob Farmer Clock O'Doom clock trick with small packet triumph sequence, selection travels from packet to deck, inspired by Bob Farmer's "Hand O'Doom", see Racherbaumer reference for credit information
Related to 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 20
Stephen Tucker A Penny for Your Thoughts (on separate sheet), prediction on coin, card with different back design
Inspired by 1991 New Close-Up Lecture 12
Bob King Count-Down card thought-of according to thought-of hour, clock dial layout, selection travels in card case
Related to 1993 The Breather 2 11
Tom Daugherty Three Proofs
Sep. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 9) 2401
Peter Duffie Two Timing actually different effect
Also published here
  • Imagine
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 126
Peter Duffie Jet Lag actually different effect
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 128
Ken Sutherland The World's Only Living Rubber-Band Mindreading Magician "thought of" card is found via Lost ands Bound
Aug. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 8) 2535
Darwin Ortiz Time Piece elaborate routine
1995 Cardshark 116
Jack Birnman Timeless three cards are used to form a prediction verbally
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 81
John Graham It's About Time
Mar. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 3) 2765
Nick Trost Time Will Tell Clock trick
Also published here 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 131
Karl Fulves Stebbins Clock clock layout, one card turned over and put in center, counting procedure with the value and last card on count always turned over, remaining card forced
Inspired byRelated to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 176
Karl Fulves A Stopped Clock "Unsolved Mysteries"
clock layout, one card chosen, it is the only one where the value matches the hour, posed as a problem
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 178
Sam Schwartz Clock Work
1999 Underworld (Issue 10) 132
Ellis Stanyon The Clock No. 13
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 65
Ellis Stanyon The Clock - with Ten Cards No. 14
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 65
Barrie Richardson The Parking Lot Mystery time also set on watch, using reversed-hands watch
1999 Theater of the Mind 286
Karl Fulves, Sam Schwartz Blood Brothers spectator's birthday divined (actually only the month) with clock type layout
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 157
Mark Lewis Clock Trick
2001 The Long and the Short of it 31
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Clockwise
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 37
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Murder Mystery! clock layout, murder presentation
Inspired by
  • "Time and Again" (Robin Robertson, Card Modes, 1983)
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 88
Karl Fulves, Ken Beale Ten-Hour Day card chosen in clock-layout with mathematical method, second card removed from rest of deck, both cards are divined
Inspired by 2005 Card Counting (2005 edition) 40
Cushing Strout The Left-Handed Clock Cards dealt into clock formation, card is located using a spinning physics toy as the clock hand
Inspired by 2005 On the Other Side of the Mirror 24
Unknown Still Got Room For More? Bonus clock trick that is integrated into book cover design
2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 112
Karl Fulves When It Started twelve picture cards laid out face-down to symbolize months, spectator exchanges one with the joker, performer divines month and card
2007 Word Play 35
Karl Fulves Time Of Day mates in clock layout
2007 Word Play 44
David Solomon Real Gone Hour card to case ending
Variations 2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 30
Armando Gutierrez Armando's Solution
Inspired by 2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 32
David Solomon Casino Clock double clock and two selections, Blackjack is selected
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 133
Ramón Riobóo The Tattletale Card unusual procedure for clock trick
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 242
Woody Aragon Clockwork Woody magician predicts thought of hour and selected card. as a climax, all other cards are blank
2011 A Book in English 235
Jon Racherbaumer About a Procedure for the Clock Trick credit information
Related to 2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 31
Edward Marlo The Synchronized Clock Procedure brief
Also published here 2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 31
David Solomon A Blah-Day Clock clock layout dealt at the start, blank card finale
Inspired by
  • "The Fateful Month" (Ramón Riobóo, Thinking the Impossible)
2018 Solomon's Secrets 127