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Russell "Rusduck" Duck Build Up six hands, two rounds, as Rusduck
Related toVariations 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 249
Charles Hudson Those Confusing Ladies two queens face up in the center of the deck change places wit the other queens on top of the deck ans all queens are face down, one-handed, deck held behind back
Mar. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 10) 41
Charles Hudson Switch Back way to find the bridged card
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 204) 815
Joseph Diez Gergonne From Gergonne to Gargantua Chapter intro, describes Gergonne's Pile Problem, which is basically the 21 card trick using twenty seven cards, see following entries
Related toVariations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 33
Charles Hudson Hocus Pocus six hands, five rounds, ends with royal flush
Inspired by 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 2) 5
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8
Related toVariations 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 3) 9
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven II cards are shuffled and cards from 8 to As removed, shuffled again and picture cards removed, then with the number seven all quartets are counted to
1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 9
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Sevens III
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 7
Charles Hudson Major-Minor Do-As-I-Do one deck, spectator choses amount of cards he and performer get, down under deal until one card, mates
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Stewart James Research Division credits
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 8) 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Charles Hudson Outer Space up to three spectators select thirteen cards, everybody has one card of each value
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Outer Space ideas for Outer Space by Mel Brown and Cedric Lindholm
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 11) 2
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards, see also p. 728 for comment, p. 840 for comment by Jerry Fulton
Related toVariations Feb. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 162
Roy Walton, Charles Hudson Etcetera
May 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 178
Karl Fulves, Charles Hudson ESP + Math non ESP-version, cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here May 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 178
Edward Marlo The Original R or B Phantom cut-off packet counted in rest, faro placement, penelope
Related to 1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 204
Charles Hudson Variation and Feat cut-off packet counted in rest, faro placement, penelope
Inspired by 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 272
Charles Hudson A Horse of a Different Color card changes back in sandwich
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 272
J. Stewart Smith To The Top "Coming Up in the World" precursor, shown by a soldier in 1942, see also p. 415, p. 426 for comment by Charles Hudson
Related to Apr. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 413
William Taylor, Charles Hudson Etcetera on criticism
June 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 426
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles Hudson
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Karl Fulves Unmatch five reds and five blacks mixed, spectator points to any five, removed as block, cards from both piles simultaneously turned over, always one red and one black, see also p. 460
VariationsAlso published here Sep. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 443
Charles Hudson Hummer - 4 four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards predicted, CATO
Related to 1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 150
Charles Hudson, Al Weyfield, Bill Taylor, Kenn Eastin Etcetera
Feb. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 486
Charles Hudson Match Up
Inspired by 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 91
Robert E. Neale Number Hummer four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards divined or predicted
Inspired byRelated to Feb. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 600
Charles Hudson, Jon Racherbaumer Mini-Observation Test with nine cards
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 125
Charles Hudson On Faro Felon notes on the faro shuffle
Related to Feb. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 217
Albert Charra "I'm Lucky" a bit of pile making and dealing required
Variations June 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 211
Harry Lorayne One-Way Tally-Ho one-way feature on Tally-Ho Circle backs, see also page 598 for information by Charles Hudson
Oct. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 261
Gene Finnell, Harry Lorayne, Murray Bonfeld FABULOUS using faro, see page 372 for handling variation by Charles Hudson
Dec. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 280
Larry Becker Duo-Matic based on a Hummer idea, two spectators with four cards, 14 instructions later end up with same card
Inspired by
  • Charles Hudson's "Baby Hummer" in "The Linking Ring", 1960s.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 211
Charles Hudson Gathering of the Court Cards - Improved Version
Also published here 1979 Impromptu Card Magic 8
Ken Krenzel Transcendental Transpo using two divided cards along different axis, see page 372 for handling detail by Charles Hudson
Mar. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 313
Charles Hudson Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Apr. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 328
Philip T. Goldstein Abacus cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted/divined, partial stack
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 397
Alex Elmsley Parity Failure some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is lied
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Curioser 38
Charles Hudson Parity Notes
Inspired by 1980 Curioser 59
Peter Marshall Bicycle! with Bicycle cards, words on case are spelled to and royal flush comes out
Inspired byVariations Jan. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 437
Charles Hudson Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Feb. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 598
Keith Breen Successive Reversals one ace at a time appears face up in deck
Variations Nov. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 706
Harry Lorayne Charles Hudson mini bio
1982 Best of Friends 104
Charles Hudson Sum Hummer Ace to Ten packet, mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principle
Variations 1982 Best of Friends 105
Charles Hudson The Royal Computer Kings and Queens are given to spectator for CATO procedure, two card turned over, two previous selections
Variations 1982 Best of Friends 109
Charles Hudson Invisible Inserts two selections reverse one by one, invisible card presentation
1982 Best of Friends 395
William P. Miesel Water and Oil Barrons
Inspired byVariations 1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 29
Charles Hudson Abacus III cut-off number of cards and single card are predicted, partial stack, see credit corrections on page 864
Inspired by June 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 790
Jerry K. Hartman Order Restored one suit is reversed in deck and orders itself, gaffed and ungaffed (faro) method
Variations Jan. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 865
Roy Walton, Charles Hudson Triple Alliance based on Hudson's “Spelled Prophecy: 2“
Oct. 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1256
Karl Fulves ESP + Math No. 37, packet of cards is shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards
Related toAlso published here 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 48
Charles Hudson Enlarged Hartman
Inspired by Apr. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1049
Charles Hudson Smart Deck cards reverse that indicate color, suit, value...
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 501
Charles Hudson The Visine Trick all black climax
Inspired by 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 506
David Britland Kojack two selections and four Kings lost in deck, selections rise, Kings reproduced
Inspired by
  • "Decktectives" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Nov. 1985 The Card Man-uscript (Issue 2) 16
Philip T. Goldstein, Robert E. Neale Toddler packet mixed face-up/face-down, values added up is force number
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Variations
1989 Fifth 3
Unknown Basic Hummer four cards, selection is only one reversed after some procedure
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Also published here
1993 Card File 72
Nick Trost The Gathering of the Court Cards Three packets of J-Q-K, assemble to three J, three Q and three K
Related toAlso published here 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 57
Charles Hudson Charles Hudson's Version Variation of "The Gathering of the Court Cards"
Related toAlso published here 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 61
Nick Trost The Perfecto Bridge Deal duplicate Spades
Variations 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 235
Unknown Basic Hummer Baby Hummer, four cards flipped face up and down, end with selection being the only one reversed.
Related toAlso published here 1999 Cunning Card Miracles 37
Tom Craven Hummer Clean-Up four cards, selection is only one reversed after some procedure
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Also published here
2000 Card File Two 69
Tom Craven Hummer - Odd Back selection also has odd back
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Also published here
2000 Card File Two 70
Doug Canning Canning's Baby Hummer with six cards
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Also published here
2000 Card File Two 72
Karl Fulves Tomorrow's Card No. 47, eight cards shuffled face-up/face-down, number of reversed cards and their identity predicted
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 67
Harry Lorayne A Couple of Pages sixteen cards mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 489
Harry Lorayne Spur of the Moment two selections are only reversed cards in packet after CATO procedure
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 495
Tom Craven Raising Baby Hummer selection is reversed, variation with odd-colored back
  • Off-Color Baby Hummer
Inspired by
  • Charles Hudson's "Baby Hummer" in "The Linking Ring" December, 1967.
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 72
Richard Vollmer Sum Hummer Explored packet mixed face up and down by spectator, number of reversed cards and their total predicted, CATO principle
Inspired byVariations 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 264
Nick Trost Trost on Hudson's "Sorcerer's Sevens" some coincidences with the number seven occur
Inspired by 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 52
Woody Aragón Psychic Poker spectator shuffles and deals four hands. magician guesses winning player and predicts winning hand.
Inspired by 2011 A Book in English 167
Persi Diaconis, Ron Graham Mathematics in the Air Chapter intro that describes the CATO Principle and the mathematics behind it, along with tricks
Related to 2012 Magical Mathematics 1
Charles Hudson Baby Hummer Used to demonstrate the CATO principle, uses four cards
Related toVariations 2012 Magical Mathematics 1
John Hostler The Triskadequadra Principle related to Gilbreath, allows knowledge about consecutive groups of four cards after a riffle shuffle if the deck starts out in four-card-groups of the same order
Related to 2016 Magnum Opossum 58
Ramón Riobóo Shy or Showoff Many spectators, each spectator takes four cards, CATO Principle (Baby Hummer)
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Baby Hummer" (Nick Trost)
2019 Second Thoughts 63
Reinhard Müller Baby Boom with four cards
Inspired by 2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 179
Jon Racherbaumer On Baby Hummer chosen Ace ends up reversed after performer does some arranging behind his back
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring, Dec. 1967)
Feb. 2020 Genii (Vol. 83 No. 2) 47