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The Cannon-balls in the Hat loading ball in (borrowed) hat from table/servante, further production of fake balls
Variations 1876 304
Martin Lewis, Roger Smith, Bruce Cervon Case Of Transferance Aces transpose with Kings both quartets sticking out of a packet, with two variations
Apr. 1971
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Martin Lewis The Card Player's Nightmare Packet of five Aces of Spades change backs to 5 different backs
Also published here 1973
Magick (Issue 87)
Martin Lewis X Factor number named and card at position marked, matches prediction
Magick (Issue 130)
Eric C. Lewis, Martin Lewis An Idea by Eric and Martin Lewis cards are wrongly and openly marked
1978 41
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 111
Martin Lewis Telephone Number Prediction named phone number is found predicted on matchbook cover in sealed envelope
1980 8
Martin Lewis Business Card to Wallet borrowed business card is found in performer's wallet instead of his own
1980 9
Martin Lewis Jammed! two copper and two silver transpose with one set in purse
Variations 1982
Arcane (Issue 8)
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Martin's Miracles by Martin Lewis (written by Eric C. Lewis) Winter 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36)
Louis Falanga Virginia City Shuffle Martin Lewis' 'Sidewalk Shuffle', with blanks andAces
1985 16
Martin Lewis Introduction
1985 9
Martin Lewis Point of Arrival Two signed cards travel to join ten cards previously wrapped in handkerchief
1985 17
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
Martin Lewis Amazing Mind Control Impromptu simple version to divine three cards using One Ahead
1985 23
Martin Lewis The Information Cards Free selection is predicted with two cards (value and suit)
1985 25
Martin Lewis Any Number Can Play Spectator calls out any number of hands, performer deals out and gets winning hand (2 to 8 hands range)
1985 27
Martin Lewis The Double-Cross Illusion Spectator names any number, magician counts down and has sticker placed on the card, reveals prediction to match card with sticker
1985 28
Martin Lewis After Tenkai Four Jokers and one King changes into four Kings and one Joker
Inspired by
  • (Tenkai, Genii, July 1965)
1985 30
Martin Lewis A Falsified Spread Shuffle two halves spread on table and pushed together, but deck retains order
Related toVariations 1985 33
Martin Lewis The Spelling Collins' Aces
Variations 1985 36
Martin Lewis The Stampede Second Random card is chosen and placed aside as prediction. A stamp is placed on the top of another deck. As cards are dealt, stamp stays in place (second deal), until stamp suddenly sticks to one card. Both cards match.
Related to 1985 45
Martin Lewis Snowbird three blank cards print to match randomly chosen card, then all change into a four of a kind
1985 49
Martin Lewis My Great-Great Grandfather's Card Trick Signed card travels to deck locked in antique wooden case
1985 52
Martin Lewis Bill in Card bill vanishes, appears sealed inside playing card
1985 55
Martin Lewis Almost a Color Change Color change stopped halfway to show half-changed card, before changing the whole card
1985 57
Martin Lewis The Kings Cut Out Figure of King of Diamonds disappears, leaving a card with a hole. King appears stuck on Queen of Diamonds
1985 59
Martin Lewis The Big Switch Jumbo card changes when large switch on the back is used (comedy type effect)
1985 61
Martin Lewis The Impossible Miniature Card Rise Two cards rise, mini deck used, sealed by inverted glass on tray
1985 62
Martin Lewis Cardiographic
Variations 1985 67
Martin Lewis Specdeck Markings on back of card appear when special spectacles are worn
1985 71
Martin Lewis Queenie: The Amazing Dancing Girl
Variations 1985 77
Martin Lewis The Card Player's Nightmare Packet of five Aces of Spades change backs to 5 different backs
Also published here 1985 82
Martin Lewis Wrong Again Watson! A Mystery from Old London
1985 84
Martin Lewis Rabbit Test Rabbits appear on blank cards
1985 90
Martin Lewis Sidewalk Shuffle Jumbo three card monte routine, using blank cards and Ace of Diamonds
Variations 1985 95
Martin Lewis The Very Odd Card Various transformations with packet of cards, end with "odd" card with messed up pips
Inspired by 1985 101
Martin Lewis Martin's Computer Cards Nine special "computer" cards used as lie detector and divines identity of card
Variations 1985 105
Martin Lewis James First Four coins through table
1985 113
Martin Lewis Flying Eagles - A Variation Coins from hand to hand (two in each hand)
1985 117
Martin Lewis Coin Assembly Four coins assemble under a card
1985 119
Martin Lewis Going Home Three coins vanish one by one, reappear in purse
1985 121
Martin Lewis There and Back Three coins vanished and reproduced
1985 123
Martin Lewis Texas Money Silver dollar and penny change places (using handkerchief), before growing into jumbo coins
1985 128
Martin Lewis Dice Propagation Chop Cup routine with dice, dice change color, produce large dice, final load is lots of small dice
1985 133
Martin Lewis Martin's Morton's Miracle Transposition between salt and pepper held in spectator / performer's hands
1985 137
Martin Lewis The Inscrutable Sticks Chinese sticks that end with the sticks being dismantled and ending clean
1985 140
Martin Lewis Technicolor Prediction Prediction effect with three colored envelopes
Variations 1985 143
Martin Lewis Magigami Coin vanishes, appears in folded origami "water bomb"
1985 145
Martin Lewis Fired! Match can be relit a few times
1985 148
Martin Lewis Martin's Improved Lie Detector instructions for electronic lie detector apparatus
Related to 1985 151
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Martin's Miracles by Martin Lewis (written by Eric C. Lewis) Oct. 1987
Epoptica (Issue 10)
John C. Wagner Gypsy Curse Variation adding phases from Emerson&West's Color Monte and Martin Lewis' Sidewalk Shuffle
1987 116
John C. Wagner, Martin Lewis Ghost Deal Variation performer gets royal flush, then royal flush is distributed in five hands and assembles in performer's hand, four double facers
Inspired by
  • "Ghost Deal" (Martin Lewis, 1972, marketed effect)
1987 121
Martin Lewis Card Spin
1989 468
Simon Aronson Active Aces merging the beginning of Collins Aces with ending of Christ Aces
Inspired by 1990 29
Gene Castillon, Jon Racherbaumer Surreal Monte sidewalk shuffle version without mis-indexed cards
Inspired by 1990 76
Scotty York, Fred Kaps Shuffling Off Lucille with ideas by Fred Kaps
Inspired by 1993 119
Mike Caveney Wenii Magazine on Wenii written by Caveney, Anderson and Martin Lewis
1993 74
Martin Lewis The Sinister Glimpse left-handed peek & glimpse
July 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Martin Lewis Card Production card jumps out of the deck
1995 1022
Doug Conn Plastic Surgery monte type routine with Bizarre Twist, stretching and shrinking
Inspired byRelated to 1995 1
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Martin's Close-Up Miracles by Martin Lewis May/June 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 29)
Martin Lewis Chromagrams selected card appears and vanishes on 3-D "Magic Eye" image in visual way, heat-sensitive paper, first place in "Heat Stroke of Genius Contest"
Oct. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2)
Don Voltz Stuck! based on Martin Lewis' "Stamped Second", demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card
Inspired by 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2)
Michael Close The Unreality Machine matchbook transforms into folded piece of paper
Variations 1996 103
Harry Riser Purse Jam two copper coins in purse transpose with two silver coin outside, then all change to copper
Inspired by 1996 211
Rudolf Braunmüller Das Heidelberger Kümmelblättchen
Inspired by 1996
Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 1)
Michael Close (reviewer) Bolt from the Blue by Martin Lewis May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
Roy Johnson Die Roy Johnson Routine zu Martin Lewis' Sidewalk Shuffle
Inspired by 1997
Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 1)
Martin Lewis Whatchamacallit Wallet borrowed or own watch appears in small grocery bag that was folded flat
Inspired by Sep. 1998
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 1)
Karl Fulves Little Futures three envelopes, two chosen, in last one is money
Inspired by 2000 59
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Technicolor Prediction by Martin Lewis July 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 7)
Matthew Field (reviewer) Undivided - The Magical Restoration by Martin Lewis Nov. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 11)
Martin Lewis The Magic Cellar Saloon
July/Aug. 2000
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 60)
Martin Lewis Cheap Cup chop cup using peas can, two final loads
July/Aug. 2000
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 60)
Martin Lewis The Card Player's Nightmare Packet of five Aces of Spades change backs to 5 different backs
Also published here July/Aug. 2000
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 60)
Michael Close (reviewer) Technicolor Prediction by Martin Lewis, Ali Bongo Mar. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 7)
Michael Close (reviewer) Undivided by Martin Lewis Dec. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 4)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Making Magic: The Stand-up Creations of Martin Lewis by Martin Lewis Apr. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 4)
Martin Lewis Find a Better Method on the Too-Perfect Theory
Aug. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 8)
David Oliver (reviewer) Ghostwriter by Martin Lewis Oct. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10)
Matthew Field (reviewer) Card Creations by Martin Lewis Nov. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 11)
Michael Close (reviewer) Making Magic by Martin Lewis Mar. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 7)
Michael Close (reviewer) Martin Lewis's Card Creations by Martin Lewis Nov. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 3)
Michael Close (reviewer) Ghostwriter by Martin Lewis Nov. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 3)
David Oliver (reviewer) The McAbee Rings Handling Video Set by Martin Lewis June 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 6)
Steve Bryant Martin Lewis: A Few Things Done Well
Sep. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 9)
Jon Racherbaumer, Harry Anderson PostScript on Martin Lewis
Sep. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 9)
Martin Lewis Minibolt nut and bolt are screwed together and a hole is drilled through both, threaded onto a cord, bolt penetrates everything
Sep. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 9)
Martin Lewis, Michael Close Lucifer's Card lit match vanishes, matchbook transforms into folded playing card
Inspired by Sep. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 9)
Martin Lewis Deja-Chew: The Magic Gumball Machine cardboard with colored balls shown, chosen color is removed as real ball
Variations Sep. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 9)
Matthew Field (reviewer) Close-Up Miracles by Martin Lewis Nov. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 11)
Karl Fulves Introduction memory championship, Hofzinser's work, Robert-Houdin, S. H. Sharpe, history of card magic, Martin Lewis, Paper Engine, Harvey Rosenthal, George Kaplan's The Fine Art of Magic
Related to 2003 278
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Halve-It by Martin Lewis Mar. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 3)
Michael Close (reviewer) Big Switch by Martin Lewis Nov. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 3)
Danny Orleans (reviewer) The Big Switch by Martin Lewis Jan. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 1)
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Crystal Gazing by Martin Lewis May 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 5)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Making Magic, Volumes 1 and 2 by Martin Lewis June 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 6)
Michael Close (reviewer) Making Magic Volume 1 and 2 by Martin Lewis Mar. 2004
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 7)
Martin Lewis One Derek Dingle
2004 29
Martin Lewis Martin Lewis Popout
2005 12
Paolo Cavalli Technicolor Will Prediction effect with three colored envelopes
Inspired byRelated to
  • Deddy Corbuzier's "Free Will"
2005 56
David Oliver (reviewer) Signature Sketch Pad Card Rise by Martin Lewis July 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 7)
Curtis Kam Dreamographics presentation for Cardiographic
Inspired by 2008 22
Trevor Lewis Sidewalk Shuffle based on Martin Lewis' routine, three blank cards and an Ace
Inspired by 2009 135
Derek DelGaudio Sisyphus Mezcla two spreads on table pushed together
Inspired by 2010 4
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Rosepad by Martin Lewis Nov. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 11)
Mike Caveney Lie Detector lie detector prop, used in murder mystery routine
Related to 2013 135
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Die-Namic by Martin Lewis Nov. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 11)
David Regal (reviewer) What-SAT by Martin Lewis Sep. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 9)
John Lovick They Say It's Your Birthday animated drawing, given out at the end
Inspired by 2016 17
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) At the Table Live Lecture Series by Martin Lewis, Various Jan. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 1)
Martin Lewis Strongbox
  • Making Magic
borrowed bill travels into locked bill tube
  • The Radioactive Box of Doom
Jan. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 1)
Martin Lewis Vanity
  • Making Magic
words on vanity license plate change, then can be read upside down
Mar. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 3)
Martin Lewis The Test
  • Making Magic
white dotted silk is put in red box which is put in a paper bag, out comes a white dotted box with a red silk inside, design transposition
May 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 5)
Martin Lewis Colossal Floating Card
  • Making Magic
giant card floats in front of the performer
July 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7)
David Regal (reviewer) Stop the Press by Martin Lewis July 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 7)
Martin Lewis Human Brain Vivisection
  • Making Magic
stabbing the head under a paper bag
Sep. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 9)
Martin Lewis Red Paper
  • Making Magic
torn and restored paper ribbon, small piece of hand print card (à la DeLand's Fadeaway Card) as kind of paper sanada gimmick
Nov. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 11)
Martin Lewis Threesome
  • Making Magic
three cards are put in envelopes, they appear in three small bottles one by one with different methods
Jan. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 1)
David Regal (reviewer) Cardiographic Lite by Martin Lewis Jan. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 1)
Martin Lewis Blue Moon
  • Making Magic
borrowed cut and restored handkerchief, center transposes with a blue bag (mis-made), it is burned in a top hat along the way
Mar. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 3)
Martin Lewis It's Deja Chew, All Over Again!
  • Making Magic
cardboard with colored balls shown, chosen color is removed as real ball, stage version
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Zone Zero" (Jerry Andrus, Andrus Notes, 2004)
May 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 5)
Martin Lewis Find the Lady
  • Making Magic
Inspired by
  • Malcolm Davison
July 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 7)
Martin Lewis Smartie Pants
  • Making Magic
M&M of one color chosen, it is predicted and rest of M&Ms change to red
Sep. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 9)
Martin Lewis iScream popsicle changes color
Sep. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 9)
David Regal (reviewer) Close-up Cardiographic by Martin Lewis Sep. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 9)
Martin Lewis Teletop
  • Making Magic
ESP card chosen, spinning top spins on a board with ESP symbols and comes to rest on chosen symbol
Nov. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 11)
Harapan Ong You Can't Handle the Truth Lie detector, spelling
Inspired by 2019 66
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Cardiographic Lite - Action Bunny by Martin Lewis Dec. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 12)
David Regal (reviewer) Insta Square by Martin Lewis Apr. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 4)
David Regal (reviewer) Cardiographic Rapid Reset Pro by Martin Lewis Dec. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 12)
Tom Frame (reviewer) Making Magic by Martin Lewis May 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 5)
Mike Caveney In Memoriam: Martin Lewis
Nov. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 10-11)
Marc Trudel (reviewer) The 1 to 6 Spot Card by Martin Lewis 2022
Conundrum (Issue 1)
Matthew Dowden Mini Me rub-a-dub vanish to shrink card
VariationsAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Jan. 2005
2022 368
Martin Lewis Rejected duplicate of Seven of Diamonds is printed onto blank cards, but then seven Diamond-shaped white parts are found on the back of the card
Also published here
  • MAGIC, May 2005
2022 401
Martin Lewis Just a Little Thing card shrinks to half size
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2007
2022 604
Martin Lewis Credit Card Force Handling
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2007
2022 604
Andi Gladwin Spread Shuffle two tabled spreads pushed into each other, same as Martin Lewis's
Related toAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Dec. 2010
2022 990
Martin Lewis End Grip Spin
Also published here
  • Cards as Weapons, Ricky Jay
2022 56
David Regal (reviewer) Instant Coffee by Martin Lewis May 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 5)