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Bruce Elliott Fillip! card production, looks like a precursor of Jerry K. Hartman's Popover Move
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 188)
751
Milton Kort Copper and Silver Transposition
Related to 1952 129
Jerry K. Hartman Popover Basic Technique: instant appearance of face-up card protruding from deck
  • Variant (p. 3): card appears in predetermined position in deck
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1972 2
Tony Slydini The Fake Take
Related toVariations 1976 26
Paul Harris, Patrick Snowden "Jigsaw" transpo with signed card, signed card is torn up, matrix with torn pieces, restoration
Variations 1976 21
Paul Harris Free-Flight coins travel from hand to under card on table
VariationsAlso published here 1976 36
Edward Marlo Marlo Tilt Pass three Techniques
Variations 1977 62
Edward Marlo Face Up Startler card face up in hand changes
Related toVariations 1977 259
Paul Harris The Ace Trap Leader Ace is placed with three indifferent cards while other three Aces are placed reversed in the deck. Aces vanish and assemble with the leader Ace
Related toAlso published here 1977 3
Paul Harris Super Swindle sandwiched signed card, sandwich folded up, card vanishes and reappears reversed in deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 1
David Roth Hanging Coins
VariationsAlso published here June 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 6)
68
John C. Wagner Matrix Torn and Restored Card matrix with torn quarters, restoration climax
Variations 1978 12
Daniel Cros Cros Twist "An Enhancement for the Bizarre Twist", one-handed version
Inspired byVariations 1978 82
Paul Harris Cardician's Blendo Four and Six melt together to a Ten spot
VariationsAlso published here 1978 136
Fred C. Baumann Metalogic spoon bends and then breaks, extra bowl à la Hiroshi Sawa ("Gary Ueller", Genii)
Variations 1978
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 10)
1
Paul Harris The Castle Conspiracy four cards are put in card castle formation, one of them changes place with King, other three transform into Kings
VariationsAlso published here 1979 152
Paul Harris, Tayari Casel Twilight coins are produced with a small mirror, four coins, mirror in small envelope, five phases
VariationsAlso published here 1979 1
Earl Nelson Coined Card
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1979 75
Earl Nelson, Al Schneider Four the Hard Way four coins appear between two cards one by one
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1979 91
Gordon Bruce Split Second Twos into Aces
Variations Aug. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8)
889
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Fantasy Aces Aces appear on table
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 19
David Britland Alien odd backed card, mirror face as kicker
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980
The Talon (Issue 6)
83
Ben Harris Dedication
1980 2
Ben Harris Author's Note
1980 5
Ben Harris Elevated Thought thought-of (peeked or riffle-thought-of-forced) card appears on top of deck
1980 8
Ben Harris Backwards Center Deal Switch card injogged and held onto instead of top card as deck is moved forward
1980 9
Ben Harris Super Slice case has open slit in it, card put in and another card as blade used to push through it, card inside shown folded in half, blade then transposes with card inside
Variations 1980 11
Ben Harris Simplified Matrix card torn in quarters, they assemble in matrix fashion, then card is restored
Inspired by 1980 15
Ben Harris Coin Fantasy four coins produced from between two cards
Inspired by 1980 20
Ben Harris Coin Bullet
Inspired by 1980 25
Ben Harris Coin Slide-off Vanish coin slid off deck, dropped onto injogged cards in lapping fashion
1980 26
Ben Harris Ribbon-Spread Turnover with Coin coin hidden between cards
Related to 1980 28
Ben Harris Incision deck in case, selection penetrates case and is apparently removed through a slit which then heals again
1980 30
Ben Harris Slip Locators sandwich cards find selection and then change into selections
1980 33
Ben Harris Slip Change Bilis Switch, bottom card of sandwich switched as center card is dragged out
1980 33
Ben Harris Blendsation card blendo between sandwich cards
Inspired by 1980 38
Ben Harris Final Words
1980 44
Karl Fulves The Concept of Cover cover techniques for the masked pass
Related to 1981 8
Steve Dusheck Foreword "I don't really know Ben Harris. We are not close friends."
1981 4
Ben Harris Rundown of Effects summary of each effect
1981 10
Ben Harris Silverdust Production production of single coin in empty hands, drop from classic palm in other hand
1981 12
Ben Harris Four Coin Fantasy four coins produced one by one
1981 17
Ben Harris Production Move coin held between fingertips doubles, brought forward from classic palm
1981 23
Ben Harris Washout Wonder routine for Dusheck's props, coin from washer, coin through hole of washer becomes small coin and vanishes
Inspired by
  • "Washout" (Steve Dusheck, marketed item)
1981 26
Ben Harris Twist and Shout Aces turn over one by one and then change into four selections
1981 33
Ben Harris Free-Fall-Aces Aces appear on table
Inspired by 1981 45
Ben Harris Images two Aces, they change to the two missing suits in various ways, then selection appears
1981 54
Ben Harris Stuck-Up small round stick stuck onto palm penetrates hand to back
1981 67
Ben Harris Round the Ben-d spoon bending, it breaks and is restored
Inspired by 1981 73
Ben Harris Housing Loan four cards are put in square card castle formation, a coin appears inside, it vanishes and reappears inside
Inspired by 1981 82
Ben Harris Twilight Visit coin multiplies with mirror, multiple phases
Inspired by 1981 88
Ben Harris Super Shift four coins vanish one by one from hand an appear under tabled card
Inspired by 1981 102
Ben Harris Han Ping Chien with Scooped Coins two coins scooped up with a card and tossed back on table
1981 105
Ben Harris, Woody Meltcher Twin Boomerang two cards "rise"/wiggle out of the deck in a hands-on handling
Variations 1981 111
Ben Harris, Woody Meltcher Aroma Cards spectator shuffles, makes three piles and follows a selection procedure, card apparently found by smell
1981 117
Ben Harris, Woody Meltcher Magnetic Aces three cards made into triangle card castle configuration, three of four Aces lost in deck, castle collapses and consists of other three Aces
Related to 1981 121
Ben Harris Author's Final Word
1981 129
Ben Harris Dimensional Relativity signed cards turns inside-out so that it has blistered rough surfaces on the outside and when peeled apart the signed surfaces show up again, deck also changes color for some reason
VariationsAlso published here 1981 3
Jerry Sadowitz Come Together transposition with transformation climax
Related toVariations 1982 4
Derek Dingle Apparition Too blank card progressively transforms into picture card
Related to 1982 23
John Cornelius Spring Set
VariationsAlso published here 1982 53
Ed DeMello, Tom Wolf The Kenobi Reversal top card to bottom, one handed, credit correction on page 647
Variations Feb. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 2)
597
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Dimensional Relativity by Ben Harris May 1982
Epoptica (Issue 1)
44
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Magic from witch Memories are Made by Ben Harris May 1982
Epoptica (Issue 1)
45
Michael Weber "... Just an Old Premonition" photocopy of fifty-two cards with one reversed, freely thought-of card is missing
VariationsAlso published here 1982 12
Ben Harris Flying Collectors
1983 80
Ben Harris Koin Seeled subtlety for the Downs palm
Variations Mar. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 3)
754
Ben Harris Barehand Spellbound one-handed
June 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 6)
783
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Killer Klose-Up by Ben Harris June 1983
Epoptica (Issue 4)
220
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Table-Side Manners by Ben Harris June 1983
Epoptica (Issue 4)
221
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Epic Flight by Ben Harris June 1983
Epoptica (Issue 4)
226
Jay Sankey Pyramid banded deck is transformed in pyramid shape, including (mediocre) applications
Related toVariations Jan./Feb. 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6)
46
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Table Side Manners by Ben Harris
weird review in dialogue form
1983
Facsimile (Issue 1)
23
Ben Harris Prime-Hole-Card card torn in half, restores (bluff), then center torn out, rest torn into four pieces which become eight pieces
  • Part One. The Torn and Restored Sequence
  • Part Two. The Shatter Climax
1983 3
Ben Harris Alloy Division borrowed coin is broken, both halves become hole coins
1984 100
Ernst Pancrazi Four Parts Oil 4&4, no extra cards, four phases
Variations Feb. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 2)
883
Ben Harris Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by July 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 7)
947
Ben Harris Topological Connection Climax done with miniature card frames which are streched into normal sized card frames as climax
Oct. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 10)
973
Jon Racherbaumer Really Here! Kings and Queens, little assembly, Kings change to Aces
Inspired byVariations Summer 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. Summer Extra)
223
Ben Harris Masquerade ink on coin burns hole in coin in shape of index of forced card (flash paper)
Apr. 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 4)
1055
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Midnight Special by Ben Harris Nov. 1985
Epoptica (Issue 7)
397
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Out of his Mind! by Ben Harris Nov. 1985
Epoptica (Issue 7)
398
Jeff Busby (reviewer) New Directions I by Ben Harris Nov. 1985
Epoptica (Issue 7)
400
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) The Ultimate Floating Deck by Ben Harris (written by Ben Harris) Summer 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30)
306
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Royal Divide by Ben Harris (written by Ben Harris) Summer 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30)
306
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) The Hypercard Experiments by Ben Harris (written by Ben Harris) Summer 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30)
306
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) New Directions by Ben Harris (written by Ben Harris) Summer 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30)
307
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) A Session With Ben Harris by Ben Harris, Ben Harris Autumn 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33)
344
Harry Lorayne Ben Harris mini bio
1985 483
Ben Harris Signed Blendex odd-backed card finds signed selection, then becomes signed selection
1985 484
Ben Harris Peek Finesse featuring a break display
1985 491
Stephen Tucker (reviewer) Beyond the Black Hole by Ben Harris May 1985
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10)
1284
Stephen Tucker (reviewer) Prime Hole Card by Ben Harris May 1985
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10)
1284
Stephen Tucker (reviewer) Needled by Ben Harris May 1985
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10)
1284
Stephen Tucker (reviewer) Pen-Note-Tration by Ben Harris May 1985
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 10)
1284
Ben Harris Acknowledgements
1985 4
Ben Harris Introduction
1985 5
Ben Harris Who is Uri Geller?
1985 7
Ben Harris The Psychology Behind the Key Bend
  • The Metal Bend
  • The Amazement Factor
  • Suspension of Disbelief
  • The Involvement Factor
  • The Authority Factor
1985 11
Ben Harris Psychology Behind the Watch Trick broken watch starts running again
  • The Amazement Factor
  • The Involvement Factor
  • Suspension of Disbelief
  • The Authority Factor
  • The Watch Trick in Effect
  • Geller Starts a Watch
  • In the Spectator's Hands
  • The Progression Trick
1985 15
Ben Harris The Physical Methods thoughts about the methods used by Uri Geller
  • Television Work / Limited Field of Vision
  • Scope of Television Performance
  • The Cutlery
  • The Switchboard Effect
  • Lecture Work / Video Gimmickery
  • Chair Chicanery
  • Try Trickiness
1985 21
Ben Harris Natural Bends exploiting already bent spoons like Uri Geller
1985 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Standard Bends
  • In the Hands
  • The Table Bend
  • The Chair Bend
  • The Microphone Bend
1985 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Not so Standard Bends
  • The Shipi Bend
  • Long-Distance Bends
  • The Natural Key Gimmick
1985 35
Ben Harris The B.H. Gimmick for key bending
  • The Handling
  • The Two-Handed Method
1985 37
Ben Harris The Bobo Switch applied to key bending
1985 45
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Subtleties
  • The Pivot Move with Key No. 1
  • The Pivot Move with Key No. 2
  • The Flat Edge, Cut Edge Move
  • The Multi-Bend and Drop
  • The Key to Success Move
  • The Finger Cover and Turn
  • The Spectator Hold
  • The By-Play
  • Keep Rubbing
  • The Time Lag
  • The "Can You Feel It?" By-Play
1985 48
Ben Harris The Cutlery Bend chapter intro
1985 63
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Effecting Bends in Cutlery
  • In the Hands
  • The Table Bend
  • The Chair Bend
1985 63
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Revealing Bends in Cutlery
  • The Twist Move
  • The Fair Play Move
  • The Pivot
  • Bendiferous
1985 68
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Rigged Spoon bowl falls off
  • Handling the Rigged Spoon
  • In the Spectator's Hand
1985 74
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Watch Wizardry
  • Geller Stars a Watch
  • The Snap Move
  • The Touch Down Move
  • In the Spectator's Hands
  • The Watch Progression Trick
  • The Get-Ready
  • The Wind
  • The Revelation
1985 79
Ben Harris Introduction
1985 1
Ben Harris B.H. Reverse top card reversed to bottom
1985 5
Ben Harris B.H. Pass
Inspired byRelated to 1985 7
Ben Harris Split Personality Move one card is changed into its full four-of-a-kind on top of deck
1985 11
Ben Harris P.U.P. - Pick Up Palm
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 13
Ben Harris Quick Fold into quarters under deck
1985 15
Ben Harris D.L. Replacement Subtlety
1985 19
Ben Harris Card Stand card stand torn from another card
1985 21
Ben Harris Crosswize Rize card rises perpendicular from deck on table
VariationsAlso published here 1985 24
Ben Harris I'll Show You How! top few cards are shown as double facers, then normal again
1985 28
Ben Harris Instant Ink deck shown blank, blank card progressively transforms into picture card (Apparition), faces appear and backs change color
Related to 1985 31
Ben Harris The Two Card Illusion - Osmosis two cards, one penetrates the other, then both change
1985 37
Ben Harris D'Amico Type Spread
1985 38
Ben Harris Flying Sandwich two red Queens vanish on deck, spectator tosses the invisible cards into deck one by one and they are shown one by one, they sandwich selection
1985 42
Ben Harris Buckle Feeding at start of spread cull
1985 43
Ben Harris Card and Coin to Pocket coin vanishes and reappears in pocket, so does a selection, then coin appears next to selection in deck
1985 49
Ben Harris Flash Card to Case signed card appears folded in case
Related to 1985 54
Ben Harris Instant Fold #1 card folds itself into quarters in a flash
1985 59
Ben Harris Instant Fold #2 card folds itself into quarters in a flash
Inspired by 1985 62
Ben Harris The Greenhouse Effect card appears folded in glass which is held mouth-down on deck
1985 63
Ben Harris The Impressionist card changes into three selections one by one
1985 66
Ben Harris Topological Connection Climax after linking effect with cards from mini deck the frames grow to normal sized cards
1985 69
Ben Harris Four Changed red Kings and black Kings out, an Ace appears between each pair, then situation reverses with two Ace sandwiches with a King in between
1985 76
Ben Harris Up In The Smoke pack of cigarette case, lid opens by itself, card rises out of it
1985 81
Ben Harris Madman's Card to Pocket #1 slit in jacket under arm
1985 85
Ben Harris Madman's Card to Pocket #2 card ends up under shirt collar under jacket
1985 90
Ben Harris Madman's Card to Pocket #3 card bonded to jacket between shoulders
1985 93
Ben Harris Silver Through Silver spoon handle penetrates coin, then coin vanishes
1985 94
Ben Harris B.H. Quickie - In the Right Direction transposition between face card and card in center
1985 96
Ben Harris Coming Together Again quartet transposition with transformation climax
Inspired by 1985 100
Ben Harris More Pyramid banded deck is transformed in pyramid shape in spectator's hands, with revelation of card
Inspired byVariations 1985 103
Ben Harris No Crimp Pyramid banded deck is transformed in pyramid shape in spectator's hands, with revelation of card
Inspired by 1985 106
Ben Harris Snappy Cannibal three cards eaten
1985 107
Ben Harris Ring-O-Go-Go finger ring in fist vanishes
1985 109
Ben Harris Snappy Blendo Card Blendo
1985 111
Ben Harris Memoree position of selection named after order is apparently memorized
1985 114
Ben Harris Magnetrix three Kings vanish and appear under tabled King
1985 116
Ben Harris Bendsation
1985 119
Ben Harris Silverdust Transposition
1985 122
Ben Harris Reeload
1985 124
Ben Harris Frink instant shrinking fan, ungaffed
1985 126
Ben Harris Cig-Stuff message appears on cigarette, written with invisible ink
1985 128
Ben Harris K.M. Sandwich card appears in sandwich
Related toVariations 1985 129
Eric DeCamps The Inverted Card short ambitious card sequence, card turned inside out and split, using blank-faced and blank-backed card
Inspired by 1985 22
Ben Harris Dedication
1985
Ben Harris Introduction
1985
Ben Harris The Turnover Palm top card into right hand as deck is turned over
1985 1
Ben Harris Righting a Reversed Card clean-up for small packet as packet is spread, similar to Asher Twist
1985 2
Ben Harris Diagonal Turnover Pass simulates flipping over the deck with only the left hand
1985 3
Ben Harris Palm to Palm classic palm to gambler's cop, shuffle demonstration gesture
1985 5
Ben Harris Hanging Palm holding card at table edge below table
1985 6
Ben Harris The Return of the Alien combo of odd-backed elevator, universal card, three-card vanish, color changing backs
Inspired by 1985 7
Ben Harris Unload on Deck during display sequence
1985 9
Ben Harris I Didn't Know You Used Marked Cards spread bottom deal, deck spread between the hands and "random" card tossed out
1985 12
Ben Harris Impromptu Daryl using tilt principle
Inspired byRelated to 1985 13
Ben Harris Hanging Card two cards vanish by hanging them in the air, another card changes into those two cards and the the third card is reproduced from air
Inspired by 1985 16
Ben Harris Oil and Water Delux 4&4
1985 17
Ben Harris The Three Card Game color changing back kicker
Inspired by 1985 21
Edward Marlo Floating Penthouse deck put on flat hand, deck opens up by itself and three selection rise into three different directions
Inspired by
  • "The Ultimate Floating Deck" (Ben Harris, 1984)
1985 25
Daryl Martinez The Ultimate Ambition famous rope finale, for ungaffed versions see references
Variations 1985/87 117
Ben Harris Spending Spree multi phase sequence with borrowed credit card in deck that finds two chosen selections
1986 70
Ben Harris Apocalypse Variations or Additions
Inspired by Feb. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 2)
1174
Jay Sankey Elastic Infiltration rubberband around card case is initialed, vanishes and reappears inside case around deck
Related toVariations 1986 11
Ben Harris Author's Word
1986 1
Ben Harris Angel Aces production of four Aces
Also published here 1986 6
Ben Harris Super Snap Out card snaps out into left hand from Kelly Bottom Placement
Inspired by 1986 9
Ben Harris Coin Arc Produce arc of four coins on table with a wave of hands
1986 11
Ben Harris Snap Elevator Sandwich Card instantly appears between red Queens placed on top of deck
Related to 1986 13
Ben Harris Quick Queens Similar to Snap Elevator Sandwich, different handling
Related to 1986 16
Ben Harris Killer Elevator Sandwich (K.E.S.)
Also published here 1986 18
Ben Harris Melt Down Wrong card splits into two selections
Inspired byRelated to 1986 23
Ben Harris Singular Brainwave Named card shown to have odd back
1986 28
Ben Harris Blendex Odd backed card stabbed into deck by spectator to find selection. Odd backed card vanishes, appears fused onto the back of the selection. Magician then peels the fused card apart.
1986 31
Ben Harris Transit Thought Card that has been palmed "invisibly" transposes with physical card under spectator's hand, turns out to be mentally selected card
1986 36
Ben Harris Killer Ambitious Multi phase Ambitious card routine
1986 42
Ben Harris Koin Seel Way to conceal coin in hand, variation of Down's Palm
1986 49
Ben Harris Bare Handed Spellbound One handed coin change
1986 51
Ben Harris Dazzle Change two coin transposition
Variations 1986 53
Ben Harris, J. B. Bobo Bobo Switch Variation Done as a coin transformation
1986 53
Ben Harris Rendezvous Rise Sandwich done as a card "rising" to meet the sandwich cards
1986 55
Ben Harris Outflashed Jack Card placed in between Jacks changes places with another card visually
1986 57
Ben Harris Twin Inspiration Flashy production of two chosen cards
1986 60
Ben Harris The Twin Inspiration Move
Also published here 1986 61
Ben Harris Konverge Kings Producing four Kings using Twin Inspiration Move
Related toVariations 1986 65
Srechko Howard, Paul Harris, Ben Harris Float-Flip-Flight half of the deck floats up, then selected card shoots out of deck
1986 69
Ben Harris Super Cruel Triumph Triumph effect with color changing back kicker, half the deck is of different color
1986 72
Ben Harris Deck Snap Visual color change of card that is face up on top of the deck
1986 76
Ben Harris Thanx
1986 79
Ben Harris Introduction
1986 1
Ben Harris Fandango Gaffed Handling card visually appears between sandwich cards
1986 1
Ben Harris Fandango Move one-handed, bottom cards of small packet turned over
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1986 2
Ben Harris Fandango Non-Gaff Handling card visually appears between sandwich cards
1986 7
Ben Harris Introduction
1986 1
Ben Harris My Way convincing control handling, really just a cull control
  • With two or three cards
Also published here 1986 2
Ben Harris Super Sally Sandwich three selections, finishes with two selections sandwiching third
1986 5
Ben Harris Double Deal Stop Force
1986 7
Ben Harris Double Deal Collectors
1986 8
Ben Harris Double Deal Birthday Trick stop trick with age presentation and two-way out at end
1986 8
Ben Harris The Floating Ambitious Card tilted card slowly lowered
Variations 1986 10
Ben Harris The Floating Sandwich card injogged in center rises visibly between two sandwich cards on top
1986 13
Ben Harris Dazzle Change #2 ungaffed
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1986 14
Ben Harris Spread-Flip Change card changes as it is waved over tabled spread, snap-over change with unload, "I originally gave this to Richard Kaufman for ALMANAC, but Richie has not used it. "
1986 15
Ben Harris Notes on the Notes
1986 1
Ben Harris Pinky Power presentation for Vernon's Twisting the Aces
1986 1
Ben Harris My Way Convincing Control handling
Also published here 1986 2
Ben Harris Pyramid Cards banded deck is transformed in pyramid shape, as simple revelation
Inspired by 1986 3
Ben Harris Pick Up Palm (P.U.P.)
Also published here 1986 3
Ben Harris Angel Aces
Also published here 1986 3
Ben Harris Super Flip top card turns over at end of dribble
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1986 4
Ben Harris Killer Elevator Sandwich
Also published here 1986 4
Ben Harris Crosswize RIze card rises perpendicular from deck on table
Also published here 1986 5
Ben Harris Dazzle-Change #2 ungaffed
Also published here 1986 6
Ben Harris Tumble-Weed card placed crosswise between red sandwich cards, black Jacks are placed on top, card now between black Jacks
1986 7
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Clearly Gone by Ben Harris Oct. 1987
Epoptica (Issue 10)
513
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Solid Gold Easy Action Card to Pocket by Ben Harris Oct. 1987
Epoptica (Issue 10)
513
Peter Duffie Worlds Apart one riffle shuffle, pairs laid out
Variations 1987 17
Shiv Duggal Ace Team red Aces appear sandwiched between Jokers, then Jokers change into black Aces
Inspired by
  • Ben Harris' "KM Sandwich" in "Magic Manuscript" July/August 1984.
Related to
May 1987
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3)
56
Jamy Ian Swiss Two Empty Hands noiceless transfer of stack of coins, for use in Cylinder and Coins
Inspired byAlso published here 1987 25
Edward Marlo Almost Ultimate Ambition tilt with half card
Inspired byRelated to 1988 272
Steve Beam Upwardly Mobile 2 card sticking out at the back slowly and visibly rises to the top
Related toVariations 1988 372
Ben Harris Introduction
1988 11
Ben Harris 4 Corners four coins appear in four corners of close-up mat while hands make large wave motions
1988 13
Ben Harris Static two cards apparently repel and attract each other on top of deck
1988 16
Ben Harris Geller Card card bends visually
1988 18
Ben Harris Divine Geller Card is used to divine selection
1988 21
Ben Harris, David Faulkner Invertz pairs are deal after one riffle shuffle, top cards turned over, two chosen and exchanged, later located
Inspired byVariations 1988 24
Ben Harris Pyrobox card with signed sticker to matchbox, awkward handling
Related to 1988 27
Ben Harris Pyrobook card to matchbook, card already in it from start, signed while partially covered
Related to 1988 38
Ben Harris Foto one of three jokers signed on back, face changes into selection
Variations 1988 44
Ben Harris The Norway Addition to Fandango Move center face-up card of sandwich visually transforms
Inspired byAlso published here 1988 48
Ben Harris Invisible Sandwich sandwich cards thrown onto table from in-the-hands spread and selection appears between them
1988 51
Ben Harris Slip Cut Sandwich sandwich cards vanish and appear around selection
Variations 1988 54
Ben Harris S.C.S. #2 selection rises up to appear between sandwich cards
Inspired by 1988 59
Ben Harris Twirl getting a cork-screw twist in handle
Variations 1988 60
Ben Harris S.F.U.C. - Super Flip Utility Concept flipping over two cards as once with Super-Flip, upper one is scallop short, with applications:
  • A Flash Double-Lift
  • A Color Change
  • A Stunning Ambitious Card Climax
  • A Vanish
Inspired by
  • "Super-Flip" (Ben Harris, New Directions)
Related toVariations
1988 62
Ben Harris Super-Flip top card turns over at end of dribble, onto table or other hand
Also published here
  • "Super-Flip" (Ben Harris, New Directions)
1988 62
Ben Harris Dynamic Duo two-phase transposition, using S.F.U.C., duplicate
1988 67
Ben Harris Staple Diet signed card in deck, staple pressed into Joker face-up on deck, selection appears stapled back-to-back to it, using S.F.U.C. as a switch
1988 71
Ben Harris Tight Joker signed by performer transposes with signed selection, between sandwich cards
1988 75
Harry Lorayne, Ben Harris Illogical Double Lift Switch switching one of two
1988 75
Ben Harris Pilgrimage three coins across, extra coin
1988 82
Ben Harris Reach-Across Transfer hands cross, right-hand classic palm coin dropped on left fingertips
1988 84
Ben Harris, Larry Jennings Three-as-Two Display
1988 87
Ben Harris Strange Harmony selection sandwiched, all three cards torn twice, when pieces are examined the selection has vanished
1988 91
Ben Harris Mid-Air Restoration on deck as several pieces are tossed in air
Inspired by 1988 95
Ben Harris H.G. Wells card selected, Joker vanishes from face of deck, deck sorts itself to new deck order with Joker at spot where selection would be
Variations 1988 96
Ben Harris Under Your Finger! selection made, Ace to Three removed, Ace placed under spectator's finger, it transposes with Two and Three (without ever showing card under finger), card under finger turns out to be selection
1988 100
Ben Harris Biography
1988 104
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) Off the Wall by Ben Harris July 1988
Opus (Vol. 1 No. 11)
5
Edward Marlo Turnover Move deck dribbled to table, top cards turn over
Inspired byAlso published here
  • New Directions (Ben Harris)
May 1989
Inside Out (Issue 6)
3
Shiv Duggal K.M. Sandwich Production two cards appear between sandwich cards one by one on top of deck
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1989
Inside Out (Issue 7)
1
Jay Sankey Spookey penetration routine with keys and key ring
Related toVariations 1990 69
Ben Harris Acknowledgements
1990 xi
Ben Harris Musings
1990 xvii
Ben Harris Click Click Click some blank cards change into three selections
Inspired by 1990 1
Ben Harris The Fandango Move one-handed, bottom cards of small packet turned over
Also published here 1990 3
Ben Harris The Norway Addition to Fandango Move center face-up card of sandwich visually transforms
Also published here 1990 6
Ben Harris HighLight numbers on paper, one marked with highlight pen, digit travels to another paper, using principle that highlight pens dissolve printing on NCR paper (no carbon required)
1990 9
Ben Harris, Mark Kriewaldt Credit HighLight signature on spectator's credit card vanishes, a signature from a paper travels back onto credit card
1990 13
Ben Harris Through the Universe - Backwards odd-backed prediction card changes (turns out to be) selection, then transposes with it, then deck changes back color, "Structually, the effect is subtle, yet at the same time fully cocked."
1990 17
Ben Harris Flight of Fancy three empty wine glasses are covered with paper tubes, three signed cards vanish from deck and reappear in those glasses
1990 22
Ben Harris Mental Photography three photographs are introduced, three spectators each select one, performer divines who has which one
1990 34
Ben Harris The Creeps matchbox opens by itself, rubber band as secret power
Related toVariations 1990 38
Ben Harris The Strange Little House Upon The Hill card folded to matchbox that opens by itself
Inspired by 1990 43
Ben Harris Tagged key penetrates off and onto key ring that has a tag on it as well
Inspired by 1990 46
Ben Harris, Geoff Pearce Knuckle Buster borrowed finger ring stuck on performer's finger, finger is broken at its knuckle to release ring
1990 50
Ben Harris Prologue: A Little Sadist-fax-ion on fax machines
1990 55
Ben Harris MentaFax photocopy of fifty-two cards with one reversed, freely thought-of card is missing
Inspired by 1990 59
Ben Harris Brain Scan number arrived at with procedure, a fax sent earlier predicts that number in an indirect way
1990 63
Ben Harris Mirror Image Gag gag for fax, writing is printed in mirror image
1990 67
Ben Harris End Paper Gag gag for fax machine
1990 67
Ben Harris Blank Off Gag sending many blank pages via fax as gag
1990 68
Ben Harris MediFax Alert Gag gag, sending medical graph
1990 68
Ben Harris Million Dollar Gag fax gag, sending lottery winning notification
1990 70
Ben Harris The Pseudo Telephone Answering Machine Gag
1990 72
Ben Harris Some Tone-Generated Bits telephone gags
  • Twilight Zone
  • On Hold
  • Beam Me Up, Scotty
1990 72
Ben Harris Dimensional Relativity reprint of effect, card reversed on both sides is placed reversed in deck, rest of deck changes back color, then selection turns "inside out" and becomes kind of a double blank card with both signed sides inside
Also published here 1990 76
Jim Sisti (reviewer) The Creeps by Ben Harris Nov./Dec. 1990
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 2)
13
Ben Harris Digital Card Scanner card chosen and pulled through a plastic strip, fake buttons on the strip are pushed and location and later name of card appear on strip, repeated with another card
1991 1
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Mad Fax and other Mysteries by Ben Harris Feb. 1991
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 8)
12
David Harkey Jumping Shuttle Pass
Also published here
  • Simplicities (Harkey notes published by Ben Harris)
1991 34
Jerry K. Hartman Tripover top card turns over at end of dribble
Inspired by 1991 143
Dan Strange The Dancing Jokers before beginning a trick, the two Jokers pivot their way out of the deck in a mechanical-looking manner, brief mention of using thread to effect a third card being produced as in a Haunted Deck
Inspired by 1991 12
Ben Harris Super Flip top card turns over at end of dribble
1991
Magic Man Examiner (Vol. 1 No. 3)
10
Ernest Earick Cross Purposes card rises perpendicular from deck on table
Inspired by 1993 153
Ben Harris Crosswize Rize
1993 162
Vanni Bossi An Opening Effect: Prematrix four coins appear under cards taken from shuffled deck
Related toAlso published here 1995 2
Gary Kurtz The Folded Card in Cardcase
Related toVariations 1995 9
Ben Harris Fandango one-handed, bottom cards of small packet turned over
1996 146
Ben Harris SFUC - Super Flip Utility Concept
1996 179
Jack Carpenter, Ben Harris One-handed Change sandwiched card changes visually
Inspired by 1997 47
Simon Lovell, Ben Harris Super Flip Variation turnover at end of dribble
Inspired by 1997 172
Jerry Andrus On the Rise tilted card slowly lowered
Inspired by Jan. 1998
Onyx (Issue 2)
13
David Acer Flipwich center card in sandwich changes visually, one-handed, bottom cards turned over
Related toVariations 1999 127
Ben Harris Super-Flip to visually produce the four Fours face up on top at the end of a dribble
1999
Labyrinth (Issue 12)
42
Chas Roberts Deja Blue card selected, back color of rest changes, deck sorts itself to new deck order with selection missing, Stripper Svengali Principle
Inspired by Dec. 1999
Onyx (Issue 9)
12
David Harkey Tailwind tilted card slowly lowered, with post-it on card
Inspired by Sep./Oct. 1999
The Magic Menu (Vol. 10 No. 55)
644
Michael Close (reviewer) Cosmosis by Ben Harris July 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 11)
34
Michael Close (reviewer) Zoom by Ben Harris July 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 11)
34
Michael Close (reviewer) Haunted by Ben Harris July 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 11)
34
Ben Harris, Santo Fandango one-handed, bottom cards of small packet turned over
2000 145
Ben Harris SFUC Super Flip Utility Concept
2000 186
Ben Harris Author's Foreword
2000 4
Ben Harris Introduction
2000 5
Ben Harris The Quarter Back Tear Apparently tear a card in half, but actually only tear a quarter
2000 10
Ben Harris The Particle Vanish Card sandwiched between two Jokers, all three cards torn into quarters, but sandwiched card vanishes, leaving only the torn Jokers
Related to 2000 12
Ben Harris Twist Assist Half