diabolical transposition \n two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, siamesa \n charles t. jordan \n three chances in 26 \n nick trost \n u. f. grant \n girl thots \n karl fulves \n diabolical transposition \n charles t. jordan \n diabolical transposition \n charles t. jordan \n steve beam \n xmen \n steve beam \n xmen ii \n steve beam \n xmen iii \n steve beam \n xmen iv \n ramón riobóo \n jordan plus colour \n roy walton \n colour me jordan \n roy walton \n charles t. jordan
1921
the four full hands
Charles T. Jordan

Diabolical Transposition

Variations Colour Me Jordan (Roy Walton, Charles T. Jordan, 1973)
 Jordan Plus Colour (Roy Walton, 1978)
 Girl Thots (Karl Fulves, 1983)
 Three Chances in 26 (Nick Trost, U. F. Grant, 1997)
 Diabolical Transposition (Charles T. Jordan, Steve Beam, 2010)
 XMen (Steve Beam, 2010)
 XMen II (Steve Beam, 2010)
 XMen III (Steve Beam, 2010)
 XMen IV (Ramón Riobóo, 2010)
Also published here

1921


22



a card and a number \n number free, card forced from a second deck \n al baker \n a card and a number \n al baker \n a card and a number  take three \n steve beam \n any card at our numbers \n ryan plunkett \n a card and a number  2nd method \n al baker \n al baker's nikola miracle \n al baker
1933
al baker's book
Al Baker

A Card and A Number

VariationsAlso published here

1933


11



gwynne's speller \n every value is spelled out from full deck, stack \n jack gwynne \n chinese miracle \n brother john hamman \n bottoming out \n steve beam \n shark hunt \n karl fulves \n gwynne kin \n cy keller
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Jack Gwynne

Gwynne's Speller

Related toVariations

1937


61



divining deck \n chosen card indicates position of selection \n unknown \n middleguage spread \n steve beam
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks

Divining Deck

Related to

1937


191



quadruple poker trick \n \n michael f. zens \n zensational \n russell "rusduck" duck \n bag lady \n steve beam \n stack attack \n steve beam \n encased \n steve beam \n encased in glass \n steve beam \n background on the "zens" poker stack \n steve beam \n the second hand gambler \n peter duffie \n any called for poker hand \n tom crosbie
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks
Michael F. Zens

Quadruple Poker Trick

Related toVariations

1937


369



les cartes par hasard \n card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles \n stuart p. cramer \n jinxed \n steve beam \n jinxed \n steve beam
1937
the jinx
Stuart P. Cramer

Les Cartes par Hasard

Inspired by

1937


182



before your eyes \n message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by charles nyquist on page 270 \n norman ashworth \n phantom hand \n oscar weigle \n before your eyes improvement \n walter b. gibson \n etaoin shrdlu \n karl fulves \n wipeout \n thomas alan waters \n the human eraser \n steve beam \n cardtrik \n steve beam \n toro \n christoph borer \n krabat \n mireille \n nadia "lou" schürmann \n die verwandlung der schrift \n christoph borer \n slated for action \n james torry \n contest influence solutions \n max abrams \n before the eyes variation \n norman ashworth \n velleda variations \n stephen tucker \n subliminal message \n mick ayres \n cuecards \n mick ayres \n before your eyes \n norman ashworth \n walter b. gibson \n "before your eyes" business card \n charles nyquist \n a spooky message \n walter b. gibson \n buffalo john \n john graham \n slate and spirit trick (jinx #32) improvement \n unknown
1937
the jinx
Norman Ashworth

Before your Eyes

Related to Phantom Hand (Oscar Weigle, 1938)
 Before Your Eyes Improvement (Walter B. Gibson, 1940)
 A Spooky Message (Walter B. Gibson, 1945/27)
 Slated for Action (James Torry, 1958)
 Before the Eyes Variation (Norman Ashworth, 1972)
 Wipeout (Thomas Alan Waters, 1984)
 The Human Eraser (Steve Beam, 1984)
 Contest Influence Solutions (Max Abrams, 1996)
 Toro (Christoph Borer, Krabat, Mireille, Nadia "Lou" Schürmann, 2012)
 Die Verwandlung der Schrift (Christoph Borer, 2012)
VariationsAlso published here

May 1937


203



locatrik \n location with two keys and two outs, gemini twins precursor \n theodore annemann \n polar stab \n steve beam \n scott robinson
1937
the jinx
Theodore Annemann

Locatrik

Variations

Dec. 1937


262



gardner's card speller \n answer to three questions is spelled, spectator can lie, still the card shows up at the end \n martin gardner \n automatic lie speller \n nick trost \n sidecker \n steve beam
1937
here's new magic
Martin Gardner

Gardner's Card Speller

Related toVariations

1937


3



reversed key card \n the "whoops!" control \n u. f. grant \n the misdirection pass \n u. f. grant \n the sb whoops control \n steve beam
1938
greater magic
U. F. Grant

Reversed Key Card

VariationsAlso published here

1938


81



by means of the fan spread \n  a. raising a neat fan
 b. raising a ragged fan
 c. spreading on the table
 d. displaying a reverse fan \n unknown \n the human transmitter \n steve beam
1938
greater magic

By Means of the Fan Spread

Variations

1938


336



a new top card production \n card pushed out and pivoted upwards behind deck \n jules d'hotel \n popup card flourish \n jules d'hotel \n dhotel change \n steve beam \n card popper \n karl fulves \n the spiralsliced color change \n steve beam \n the "color change" \n herb zarrow \n popup card \n jules d'hotel
1939
more card manipulations
Jules D'Hotel

A New Top Card Production

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1939


25



there it is! \n visual thing, drawing on cover of dover reprint..., for credit information see references \n paul lepaul \n here it is!! \n frank csuri \n credit information for "there it is!" \n jean hugard \n there it is variation \n meir yedid \n paul lepaul \n there it is \n karrell fox \n flip \n paul lepaul \n from the belly of the beast \n steve beam \n flipover \n steve beam \n a kidding aside \n jerry k. hartman \n braue flourish production for two cards \n stephen tucker \n there it is production handling \n curtis kam \n visible card change \n unknown
1940
expert card technique
Paul LePaul

There It Is!

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1940


167



the twentysixth location \n getready trick to get key in center, spelling \n unknown \n middle maze \n bruce elliott \n sunken riser \n harry riser \n ring \n r. paul wilson \n the queen doesn't know jack \n steve beam \n the twentysixth location \n roberto giobbi
1940
expert card technique

The TwentySixth Location

Related toVariations

1940


397



double reverse \n spectator's and performer's cards reverse \n walter b. gibson \n informant \n karl fulves \n double reverse \n walter b. gibson \n double trouble \n david britland \n club sandwich \n steve beam
1940
the jinx
Walter B. Gibson

Double Reverse

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Jan. 1940


505



perplexity \n two cards in twenty card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less) \n walter b. gibson \n outflanked \n steve beam \n walter b. gibson \n number transposition \n larry jennings
1940
the jinx
Walter B. Gibson

Perplexity

Related to

1940


553



29  pocket index. \n mentions pocket index gimmick in jinx magazine, no. 82, p. 528, pocket prophecies. \n charles hopkins \n card index \n charles hopkins \n steve beam \n don morris
1940
"outs" precautions and challenges
Charles Hopkins

29  Pocket index.

Related to

1940


43



the magic separation \n faceup and facedown cards are shuffled, performer separates cards behind back so one pile consists of same amount of face up cards as the other, see collected secrets for variations \n bob hummer \n the magic separation \n bob hummer \n double separation \n warren wiersbe \n bob hummer \n hummer of a trick! \n robert page \n bob hummer \n rebuilding a hummer \n lorenz schär \n hummerless \n steve beam \n newcomer hummer \n steve beam \n ein neuer absonderlicher kartentrick \n unknown \n bild und rücken \n bob hummer \n the magic separation \n bob hummer \n bluff presentation for the magic separation \n ken simmons
1940
halfadozen hummers
Bob Hummer

The Magic Separation

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1940


3



face up prediction \n spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted \n bob hummer \n face up prediction \n bob hummer \n hummer addition \n harry lorayne \n what about hummer's number? \n jon racherbaumer \n mixed cards and feelings \n reinhard müller \n predecktion \n steve beam \n rebuilding a hummer \n lorenz schär \n hummerless \n steve beam \n newcomer hummer \n steve beam \n all the weigh \n steve beam \n the 4th die \n karl fulves \n faceup prediction \n bob hummer \n manto \n roberto giobbi \n richard vollmer \n bob hummer
1940
halfadozen hummers
Bob Hummer

Face Up Prediction

Related toVariations Hummer Addition (Harry Lorayne, 1965)
 What About Hummer's Number? (Jon Racherbaumer, 1990)
 The 4th Die (Karl Fulves, 2000)
 Manto (Roberto Giobbi, Richard Vollmer, Bob Hummer, 2006)
 Rebuilding a Hummer (Lorenz Schär, 2020)
 Hummerless (Steve Beam, 2020)
 Newcomer Hummer (Steve Beam, 2020)
 All the Weigh (Steve Beam, 2020)
Also published here

1940


4



litening addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined \n bob hummer \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n latest addition \n steve beam \n atomic weight \n steve beam \n card at any sum \n ryan schlutz \n no weigh! \n ryan schlutz \n colors by the numbers no. 1 \n ellison poland \n an oddity \n george sands \n the hummer addition principle \n bob farmer \n litening addition \n bob hummer
1940
halfadozen hummers
Bob Hummer

LiteNing Addition

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1940


5



a good number \n spectators stops while performer is shuffling four times and cards are turned over, next to aces \n edward marlo \n notes on a miracle \n edward marlo \n force multiplier \n steve beam
1942
deck deception
Edward Marlo

A Good Number

Related toVariations

1942


11



xray touch \n deck cut and top card touched with first finger, then it is named, repeated \n martin gardner \n the anything trick \n steve beam
1942
cut the cards
Martin Gardner

XRay Touch

Related to

1942


32



carlyle's card \n idea by fred braue on page 214, see reference, for credit information see also "informant" reference \n francis carlyle \n the back room \n bruce elliott \n the human printing press \n steve beam \n douglas dexter's "the mystic star" in will goldston's "great magician's tricks", 1931 \n paddle move with a card \n unknown \n carlyle's card \n francis carlyle \n informant \n karl fulves \n paddle move \n francis carlyle \n paddle plus \n francis carlyle \n paddle move variation \n jerry k. hartman \n carlyle paddle move \n francis carlyle
1943
the phoenix
Francis Carlyle

Carlyle's Card

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Nov. 1943


196



numerical discovery \n \n warren wiersbe \n puzzler \n steve beam
1944
action with cards
Warren Wiersbe

Numerical Discovery

Variations

1944


12



mind testing deck \n \n e. d. wolff \n the mindtesting deck \n steve beam
1945
my best
E. D. Wolff

Mind Testing Deck

Variations

1945


152



an amusing interlude \n wine visibly vanishes from glass, when it is raised to the lips \n vynn boyar \n the dusty drink \n wayne kyzer \n steve beam
1945
my best
Vynn Boyar

An Amusing Interlude

Variations

1945


291



personality test \n faceup/facedown prediction of number of cards, weird, cato related, personality type presentation \n bob hummer \n personality test \n bob hummer \n personality quest \n lorenz schär \n strike out \n steve beam \n personalized personality test \n steve beam \n the randomized lie detector \n steve beam
1945
3 pets
Bob Hummer

Personality Test

VariationsAlso published here

1945


1



pop up \n top half flies to table, selection appears \n unknown \n rollover kings \n steve beam
1946
early marlo

Pop Up

Variations

1946


50



number trick \n digit addition force \n van osdol \n location, location, location \n steve beam
1946
50 tricks you can do, you will do, easy to do
Van Osdol

Number Trick

Variations

1946


56



the tantalizer \n twentysecond position and packet dealing \n unknown \n last chance \n l. vosburgh lyons \n what are the odds? (a tantalizer treatise) \n harry lorayne \n the message deck \n karl fulves \n the tranquilizer \n steve beam \n marty kane \n the tarantulizer \n claude impériale \n he whose half lasts \n jerry k. hartman
1948
the royal road to card magic

The Tantalizer

Related toVariations

1948


112



enlarging and diminishing cards \n classic fan technique \n unknown \n the shrink \n steve beam
1948
the royal road to card magic

Enlarging and Diminishing Cards

Related to

1948


276



the "stop!" fan discovery \n fan force \n george g. kaplan \n feminine intuition \n jörg alexander weber \n the "stop!" fan discovery \n george g. kaplan \n forked fan force \n steve beam \n sighting the card \n jörg alexander weber
1948
the fine art of magic
George G. Kaplan

The "Stop!" Fan Discovery

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1948


69



10694 \n four values are counted to, aces found, inspired by stanley collins trick from "a conjuring melange" \n bert fenn \n neal elias \n quadruple prediction \n steve beam \n quadruple prediction \n steve beam
1948
show stoppers with cards
Bert Fenn, Neal Elias

10694

Variations

1948


6



the question is... \n \n karrell fox \n dots it? \n francis carlyle \n a question of time \n james steranko \n the question is: where is your card \n charlie dietz \n questions \n steve beam \n that is the question \n roberto giobbi \n richard vollmer
1948/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 5
Karrell Fox

The Question Is...

Related toVariations

1948/27


96



aces from the pocket \n no. 2, shuffled deck placed in pocket, performer able to pull out four aces \n john scarne \n 4枚の一致 \n john scarne \n plumber's helper \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Aces from the Pocket

Variations

1950


11



the upsidedown deck \n no. 3, spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, then faceddeck triumph without shuffle \n francis carlyle \n double reversal \n frank shields \n francis carlyle \n club sandwich \n steve beam \n galagala \n unknown \n front and center \n jerry k. hartman \n still anon \n jon racherbaumer
1950
scarne on card tricks
Francis Carlyle

The UpsideDown Deck

Related toVariations

1950


11



swimmers \n no. 31, deck is cut into four, cards are moved around in long procedure, reveal four aces. procedure repeated, reveal four kings. \n john scarne \n four card monte \n steve beam \n more card monte \n steve beam \n a poker player's picnic \n unknown \n steve belchou, the dragon, june 1939
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Swimmers

Related toVariations

1950


56



the mathematical card trick \n no. 33, two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time \n dr. jacob daley \n deal stopper \n steve beam \n diabolicool \n steve beam \n too diabolicool \n steve beam \n fourway diabolicool \n steve beam \n zur gleichen zeit \n dr. jacob daley
1950
scarne on card tricks
Dr. Jacob Daley

The Mathematical Card Trick

VariationsAlso published here

1950


59



james's miracle \n no. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n stewart james \n pure mathematics \n dai vernon \n change x change \n karl fulves \n the inverse function deck \n mel bennett \n applause card \n stewart james \n steve beam \n a slight slant on slaight \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n destiny deck \n nick trost
1950
scarne on card tricks
Stewart James

James's Miracle

Related toVariations

1950


132



the obedient cards \n no. 73, uses two named numbers to locate card \n nat bernstein \n morty zuckert \n wireless networking \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks
Nat Bernstein, Morty Zuckert

The Obedient Cards

Variations

1950


134



five nine king \n no. 94, card is freely selected, and its mates are found by cutting the deck. \n martin gardner \n a poker player's picnic \n unknown \n belchou's aces \n steve belchou \n single stack \n steve beam \n quadruple stack \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks
Martin Gardner

Five Nine King

Related toVariations

1950


176



scarne's lie speller \n no. 96 \n john scarne \n improved lie speller \n martin gardner \n base ten \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks
John Scarne

Scarne's Lie Speller

Related toVariations

1950


182



affinity in numbers \n no. 110, after some mental calculation, the two digits of the total match the values of two selected cards \n harry houdini \n nate leipzig \n harry levine \n scorecard \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks
Harry Houdini, Nate Leipzig, Harry Levine

Affinity in Numbers

Variations

1950


212



the complementary cards \n no. 130, card with same suit and cards who add up to the value as thoughtof card are produced from performer's pocket. uses a,2,4,6 (instead of standard a,2,4,8). \n nate leipzig \n the spirit mathematician \n charles t. jordan \n complementary out \n steve beam \n don morris
1950
scarne on card tricks
Nate Leipzig

The Complementary Cards

Related toVariations

1950


250



the key \n key balanced on finger turns over \n dr. stanley jaks \n bambi revisited \n steve beam \n der gespensterschlüssel \n punx \n der schlüssel \n dr. stanley jaks
1952
the phoenix
Dr. Stanley Jaks

The Key

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Jan. 1952


984



"touch" retouched \n ungaffed, one card \n bill simon \n touch retouched  retouched \n edward marlo \n ""touch" retouched" rehashed \n steve beam
1952
effective card magic
Bill Simon

"Touch" Retouched

Variations

1952


148



mind reader's dream \n cards dealt according to thoughtof card, with dreambook to transfer number to card \n bob hummer \n mind reader's dream \n bob hummer \n never mined \n steve beam \n das traumbuch \n bob hummer \n dream of a dream \n p. howard lyons
1952
mind reader's dream
Bob Hummer

Mind Reader's Dream

VariationsAlso published here

1952


1



an oddity \n paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator, see 2022 reference for credit information \n george sands \n doubling down \n steve beam \n litening addition \n bob hummer \n an oddity \n george sands
1954
the new phoenix
George Sands

An Oddity

Related toAlso published here

July 1954


50



fan see card \n doublefan, outer layer ripped off except selection \n mary kinson \n lewis ganson \n die fächerkarte \n mary kinson \n lewis ganson \n the ripper \n steve beam \n el desgarrador \n steve beam \n the ripper \n steve beam \n fan see card \n mary kinson \n lewis ganson
1954
routined manipulation finale
Mary Kinson, Lewis Ganson

Fan See Card

VariationsAlso published here

1954


220



the mysteries of nine \n number forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by t. o'connor sloane using money \n t. o'connor sloane \n 6801 prediction \n steve beam
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
T. O'Connor Sloane

The Mysteries of Nine

Related to

1956


163



the "one two three" trick \n three sets of ace to three are removed, one set put in a faceup row on table, one set put face down under those cards in the row, last three cards are distributed by spectator so they don't match the faceup cards, facedown cards either predict the placement, or each set has an ace, two and three, also suggestion with other objects (differentsized cups of three colors) \n martin gardner \n the "onetwothree" trick \n nick trost \n the acetwothree trick \n steve beam \n martin gardner \n checkmate \n steve beam \n a.f. taft prediction \n steve beam
1956
ibidem
Martin Gardner

The "One Two Three" Trick

Variations

July 1956


5



the jumping flower \n paper napkin flower jumps from lapel to lapel, thread \n bert allerton \n jumping flower \n steve beam \n die springblume \n patrick page
1958
the closeup magician
Bert Allerton

The Jumping Flower

Variations

1958


55



jumbo surprise \n a card becomes a jumbo card when turned over on the table \n dai vernon \n big deal \n steve beam \n the big finish \n steve beam
1959
inner secrets of card magic
Dai Vernon

Jumbo Surprise

Variations

1959


38



"picking off the pip" \n \n dai vernon \n easy pickings \n michael louis \n pip picker \n steve beam \n easy off pips \n allan ackerman \n transplant \n john carney \n the sandwich loading maneuver \n jamy ian swiss
1959
inner secrets of card magic
Dai Vernon

"Picking off the Pip"

Related toVariations

1959


47



piano mover \n piano card trick, one double lift \n martin gardner \n key signature \n steve beam
1959
ibidem
Martin Gardner

Piano Mover

Related to

Mar. 1959


8



the notis cascade \n one handed riffle shuffle with cascade finale \n senor notis \n onehand faro \n steve beam \n easy waterfall \n jerry andrus
1960
more inner secrets of card magic
Senor Notis

The Notis Cascade

Related to

1960


31



the optical move \n \n dai vernon \n eight against one \n steve beam
1961
further inner secrets of card magic
Dai Vernon

The Optical Move

Related to

1961


21



samultaneous \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cutoff number"procedure, appear at same position in two piles \n sam schwartz \n trimultaneous \n sam schwartz \n ramultaneous \n ramón riobóo \n diabolicool \n steve beam
1962
closeup card magic
Sam Schwartz

SamUltaneous

Related toVariations

1962


114



the joker knows \n spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case \n paul curry \n elimineight \n steve beam \n elimineight \n steve beam \n the problem with premonition \n david britland
1965
magician's magic
Paul Curry

The Joker Knows

Variations

1965


116



oops 9: look out for a number \n 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction \n chan canasta \n 6801 prediction \n steve beam
1966
book of oopses
Chan Canasta

Oops 9: Look out for a number

Related to

1966


20



pure mathematics \n "chapter sixteen", two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n dai vernon \n james's miracle \n stewart james \n ice dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james \n die version \n karl fulves \n stewart james \n applause card \n stewart james \n steve beam
1967
ultimate secrets of card magic
Dai Vernon

Pure Mathematics

Related to

1967


99



curious count \n broken count force \n fred g. taylor \n curious count ii \n dai vernon \n the curious count \n fred g. taylor \n the curiouser count \n steve beam \n fred g. taylor curious count \n newell unfried \n a simple card force \n unknown
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Fred G. Taylor

Curious Count

Related toVariations

Oct. 1968


210



question \n card chosen by cutting off some cards and counting...
 question for all
 question for experts
 question for connoisseurs \n fred lowe \n questions \n steve beam \n climax prediction \n nick trost
1969
expert card mysteries
Fred Lowe

Question

Variations

1969


134



snap! \n \n harry lorayne \n snap! handling \n steve beam \n babel \n karl fulves \n snap! \n harry lorayne \n !pans \n joe rindfleisch
1969
hex!
Harry Lorayne

Snap!

Related toVariations

1969


25



curious count ii \n covering cases two to five \n dai vernon \n curious count \n fred g. taylor \n the curiouser count \n steve beam
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Dai Vernon

Curious Count II

Inspired byVariations

Feb. 1969


239



even money proposition \n spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by george mclean & george blake \n karl fulves \n divided we stand \n roy walton \n lose or win proposition \n edward marlo \n karl fulves \n the gaffed proposition \n edward marlo \n favorite routine and procedure \n edward marlo \n karl fulves \n ultimate "even money"  improved \n nick trost \n red or black  which? \n nick trost \n the noir test \n karl fulves \n noir et rouge \n karl fulves \n some assembly required \n karl fulves \n noir negative \n karl fulves \n see also... \n karl fulves \n even money \n larry jennings \n red or black  which? \n nick trost \n suit yourself \n brother john hamman \n even money world \n ronald b. edwards \n evenmoney proposition \n karl fulves \n even money extra \n karl fulves \n feminine side \n tony chaudhuri \n reconstruction \n steve beam \n choosy choice \n roy walton \n out of this world variation (even money proposition) \n karl fulves \n jerry mentzer \n direct proposition \n justin higham \n guess hue \n jerry k. hartman \n automatic poker \n karl fulves \n mexicali ruse \n jerry k. hartman \n mexican poker \n david solomon \n color culler \n jerry k. hartman \n take it or leave it \n david britland
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves

Even Money Proposition

Related toVariations Divided We Stand (Roy Walton, 1970)
 Even Money (Larry Jennings, 1970)
 Suit Yourself (Brother John Hamman, 1972)
 Guess Hue (Jerry K. Hartman, 1972)
 Choosy Choice (Roy Walton, 1973)
 Lose or Win Proposition (Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves, 1974)
 The Gaffed Proposition (Edward Marlo, 1974)
 Favorite Routine and Procedure (Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves, 1974)
 Even Money World (Ronald B. Edwards, 1974)
 Automatic Poker (Karl Fulves, 1976)
 Direct Proposition (Justin Higham, 1990)
 Color Culler (Jerry K. Hartman, 1991)
 Out of this World Variation (Even Money Proposition) (Karl Fulves, Jerry Mentzer, 1993)
 Even Money Extra (Karl Fulves, 1994)
 Red or Black  Which? (Nick Trost, 1997)
 Red or Black  Which? (Nick Trost, 1997)
 The Noir Test (Karl Fulves, 1998)
 Noir et Rouge (Karl Fulves, 1998)
 Some Assembly Required (Karl Fulves, 1998)
 Noir Negative (Karl Fulves, 1998)
 Reconstruction (Steve Beam, 2000)
 Ultimate "Even Money"  Improved (Nick Trost, 2008)
Also published here

May 1969


257



fate \n pair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die \n charles brent \n dicycles \n steve beam \n double dicycles \n steve beam \n doug canning
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Charles Brent

Fate

Variations

Oct. 1969


290



the karl le fong trick \n two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places \n roy walton \n lefong, jr. \n roy walton \n the unselected \n steve beam \n telephony \n steve beam \n doug canning \n der karl le fong trick \n roy walton \n the karl le fong trick \n roy walton \n speaking volumes \n harry mendoza
1969
the devil's playthings
Roy Walton

The Karl Le Fong Trick

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1969


16



stepping stones \n solution for a problem posed by fulves, several variations \n roy walton \n magician's playing checkers \n steve beam \n stepping stones \n roy walton \n blindfold checkers \n robert ellenwold \n karl fulves \n checkers \n roy walton
1969
the devil's playthings
Roy Walton

Stepping Stones

Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here

1969


21



eyes of the gods \n two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to \n john hamilton \n 13 o'clock \n karl fulves \n additional hamilton ideas \n john hamilton \n the caviar location \n steve beam \n ayes of the gods \n jon racherbaumer \n noah's ark (two by two) \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n cut and run \n michael powers \n die augen gottes \n john hamilton
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 58
John Hamilton

Eyes of the Gods

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Aug. 1970


351



moracle \n 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 \n lin searles \n oracle \n karl fulves \n liedecker \n max maven \n bluff oracle aces i \n john bannon \n bluff oracle aces ii \n john bannon \n rock bottom \n steve beam \n binary bypass \n steve beam \n the neutralizer \n steve beam \n royal roundup \n steve beam \n bottom feeder \n steve beam \n moracool \n steve beam \n modern day moracle \n marty kane \n sidecker \n steve beam \n immoracle \n philip t. goldstein \n moracle \n roberto giobbi \n royacle \n mel bennett \n starburst \n jack avis \n lewis jones \n earthly powers \n richard vollmer \n justin time \n roy walton \n darned pain in the neck \n paul gordon
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Lin Searles

Moracle

Inspired byRelated toVariations

July 1971


430



demi demon \n mates are found, faro \n roy walton \n strike three \n steve beam \n demi demon \n roy walton
1971
cardboard charades
Roy Walton

Demi Demon

VariationsAlso published here

1971


24



a fechter force \n packet cutting timing force with out \n eddie fechter \n forced addon \n steve beam \n a fechter force \n eddie fechter
1972
card cavalcade
Eddie Fechter

A Fechter Force

VariationsAlso published here

1972


45



sd location \n two phase location \n david solomon \n steve draun \n card clairvoyant \n henry christ \n sunken 21 \n jack parker \n the sb whoops control \n steve beam \n brokenline location \n justin higham \n pgrpmcontrol \n patrick g. redford \n sd plus \n simon aronson \n card clairvoyancy \n henry christ \n doble adivinación \n david solomon \n steve draun
1972
kabbala — volume 1
David Solomon, Steve Draun

SD Location

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Aug. 1972


65



try this for size \n off beat prediction of position 14 3/4 \n richard himber \n location plus \n don nielsen \n "try this for size" (richard himber, mum, sep. 1969) \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam
1972
the living end
Richard Himber

Try this for Size

Related toAlso published here "Try This For Size" (Richard Himber, MUM, Sep. 1969)

1972


62



f.t. cut \n \n frank thompson \n the thompson breather \n harry levine \n thompson false cut variation \n frank thompson \n doug conn \n the trinary cut \n david acer \n positioning swingcuts \n steve forte \n f. t. cut \n steve beam \n frank thompson \n f.t. cut \n frank thompson \n expertalk: philip bynorth on a false cut \n philip bynorth
1973
super subtle card miracles
Frank Thompson

F.T. Cut

VariationsAlso published here

1973


143



odds on favorite \n omega bet, betting game in which a reversed card is part of a samecolored pair or not \n karl fulves \n the compleat gamester \n karl fulves \n the omega particle \n steve beam \n the ark maneuver \n steve beam \n the charm \n steve beam
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Karl Fulves

Odds on Favorite

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1973


79



round up \n two selections, half held by spectator, cards are exchanged and deck assembled in faceup and facedown packets \n orville wayne meyer \n club sandwich \n steve beam
1973
magick
Orville Wayne Meyer

Round Up

Related to

1973


389



easy waterfall \n cards cascading into other hand after faro, notis type \n jerry andrus \n the notis cascade \n senor notis \n the one handed pharoah \n steve beam \n onehand faro \n steve beam \n double cascade \n jerry andrus
1973
kurious kards
Jerry Andrus

Easy Waterfall

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1973


12



a swindle of sorts \n see also bruce bernstein's "eat at joe's" \n paul curry \n suitdesuit \n jerry k. hartman \n taste of curry \n howard hamburg \n paul curry \n mix 'n' match \n dave campbell \n pensées \n jon racherbaumer \n a swindle of suits \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n countdown simulator \n steve beam \n a coincidence combination \n nick trost \n speaking volumes \n david regal \n dan garrett \n in better order \n jerry k. hartman \n suitdesuits \n jerry k. hartman \n a swindle of sorts \n paul curry \n a strange coincidence \n eugene burger
1974
paul curry presents
Paul Curry

A Swindle Of Sorts

Related toVariations

1974


7



lucky 13 \n prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains \n george sands \n lucky 13 force \n george sands \n prime time \n george sands \n the eliminator \n nick trost \n reverse bank nite \n george sands \n prime choice  e.s.p. \n george sands \n pateo variation \n karl fulves \n prime force \n george sands \n prime choice \n george sands \n card roulette \n karl fulves \n lucky 13 \n george sands \n stebbins clock \n karl fulves \n what's in a name? \n karl fulves \n lucky digits \n steve beam \n alpha male \n steve beam \n lucky, lucky, lucky \n lewis jones \n 14. triskaidekaphobia \n robert e. neale
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
George Sands

Lucky 13

Related toVariations Prime Time (George Sands, 1975)
 Reverse Bank Nite (George Sands, 1978)
 Prime Choice  E.S.P. (George Sands, 1978)
 Prime Choice (George Sands, 1978)
 14. Triskaidekaphobia (Robert E. Neale, 1995)
 The Eliminator (Nick Trost, 1997)
 Stebbins Clock (Karl Fulves, 1998)
 Alpha Male (Steve Beam, 2002)
 Lucky, Lucky, Lucky (Lewis Jones, 2004)
Also published here

Aug. 1975


1035



back jog turnover \n top cards pivot with one hand, for reversing the cards \n jerry andrus \n back jog turnover variation \n jerry andrus \n steve beam \n back jog turnover variation \n steve beam \n back jog turnover variation \n steve beam
1976
andrus card control
Jerry Andrus

Back Jog Turnover

Variations

1976


27



raisin' rabbits \n sponge rabbit vanishes and only leaves some dung in form of raisins \n rick johnsson \n raisin' rabbits \n steve beam \n wayne kyzer
1976
practical impossibilities
Rick Johnsson

Raisin' Rabbits

Related to

1976


75



more miracle card changes \n different variations (including tabled) \n edward marlo \n the shotb change \n steve beam \n edward marlo \n pull out double lift \n ken simmons \n more miracle card changes \n edward marlo \n michael powers \n additions to a change \n ken simmons \n more miracle card changes  first method \n edward marlo
1977
marlo's magazine — volume 2
Edward Marlo

More Miracle Card Changes

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1977


149



splitz \n double backer is put in the center of the deck, the cards next to it are removed and the double backer split in two normal cards, the cards match the other two cards \n mark weston \n double exposure \n mark weston \n stabbed coincidence \n larry jennings \n siamese stab \n steve beam \n siamese stab \n steve beam \n splitz \n roberto mansilla \n mark weston
1977
pabular
Mark Weston

Splitz

Related toVariations

July 1977


433



mental address book \n gag for getting phone number of spectator \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Mental Address Book

1978


1



the ringer \n ring is caught in knot, one handed \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

The Ringer

1978


1



edition addition \n name of selection found in newspaper add, card vanishes from deck \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Edition Addition

1978


2



guillotine idea \n gag, used blades \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Guillotine Idea

1978


2



the vanishing earthworm \n worm vanishes from tube, gag \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

The Vanishing Earthworm

1978


3



utility vanish \n worm vanishes from book, gag \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Utility Vanish

1978


3



cubio routine \n presentation for cubio, die on string stops and slides on magician's command \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Cubio Routine

1978


4



routine for the lota \n humorous presentation for the lota bowl \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Routine For The Lota

1978


5



dry clean only \n patter for dye box / washing box trick \n steve beam \n jimmy heron
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam, Jimmy Heron

Dry Clean Only

1978


6



on the subject of linking rings \n humorous article \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

On the Subject of Linking Rings

1978


12



editorial \n about bringing more women to magic meetings, humorous article \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Editorial

1978


13



you're joking \n removing jokers from facedown deck \n steve beam \n you're joking \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

You're Joking

Also published here

1978


15



quick change \n card on table is covered with a fan and transforms \n steve beam \n mathew corin's "novel card discovery" in "genii" may, 1972. \n quick change \n steve beam \n visine change 2 \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Quick Change

Inspired by Mathew Corin's "Novel Card Discovery" in "Genii" May, 1972.
VariationsAlso published here

1978


15



card to silk \n playing card changes into card silk \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Card to Silk

1978


15



the one handed pharoah \n one handed faro shuffle and cascade (jerry andrus) \n steve beam \n onehand faro \n steve beam \n easy waterfall \n jerry andrus
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

The One Handed Pharoah

Inspired byAlso published here

1978


18



lazy man's deck switch #1 \n dropping card during a trick, then take another deck \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Lazy Man's Deck Switch #1

1978


22



lazy man's deck switch #2 \n as a gag \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Lazy Man's Deck Switch #2

1978


22



comeback \n offbeat prediction, same back design \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Comeback

1978


22



flipover \n as a production, apparently from the middle, using a swing cut \n steve beam \n there it is! \n paul lepaul
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Flipover

Inspired by

1978


24



rapid transit \n card appears faceup on the deck (using one handed top palm) vanishes again (face up tent vanish) and appears face up in the center of the deck \n steve beam \n rapid transit \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Rapid Transit

Also published here

1978


25



mabel \n using windup teeth \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Mabel

1978


26



how to fan cards \n humorous article, cartoons \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

How To Fan Cards

1978


28



the african shuffle \n shuffle gag, dated \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

The African Shuffle

1978


29



pic a card \n gag, dated \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Pic A Card

1978


30



borrowed deck beauty \n to switch a borrowed deck in the context of a routine \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Borrowed Deck Beauty

1978


30



visual brainwave \n color changing deck, with signed selection \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Visual Brainwave

1978


33



dancing queen \n selection appears as a tattoo on performers body \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Dancing Queen

1978


35



backdoor force #1 \n using a table \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Backdoor Force #1

1978


36



split false cut #1 \n multiple cuts, hindu shuffle position \n steve beam \n split false cut \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Split False Cut #1

Also published here

1978


37



split false cut #2 \n \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Split False Cut #2

1978


38



electrocution \n card is found using an xray machine, humorous routine \n steve beam \n lou derman's "the xray" in "add comedy to your act"
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Electrocution

Inspired by Lou Derman's "The XRay" in "Add Comedy to your Act"

1978


39



glossary of terms \n \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Glossary of Terms

1978


41



thanksgiven \n \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water
Steve Beam

Thanksgiven

1978


42



the 3<sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> second stack \n \n edward marlo \n super stack  the one second poker stack \n steve beam \n the 3<sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> second stack \n edward marlo
1979
marlo's magazine — volume 3
Edward Marlo

The 3^{1}⁄_{2} Second Stack

Related toAlso published here

1979


314



ribbon candy \n spectator finds red cards in black pile and black cards in red pile, alternating set up \n ron ferris \n apocalypse variations or additions \n jerry k. hartman \n dr. e. brumantonioli \n full stop \n steve beam
1979
apocalypse
Ron Ferris

Ribbon Candy

Variations

Sep. 1979


246



the card book  introduction \n on the spiralbound deck of cards
 about the card book \n steve beam
1979
the card book
Steve Beam

The Card Book  Introduction

1979


1



joker removal \n spiralbound deck, joker is removed, penetrates spiral \n steve beam
1979
the card book
Steve Beam

Joker Removal

1979


1



bound reversal \n spiralbound deck, card is peeked and then found reversed \n steve beam
1979
the card book
Steve Beam

Bound Reversal

1979


2



builtin book test ii \n using spiralbound book and string \n steve beam \n alan milan's "a builtin book test" in robert nelson's "comedy mentalism volume ii" p. 30.
1979
the card book
Steve Beam

BuiltIn Book Test II

Inspired by Alan Milan's "A Builtin Book Test" in Robert Nelson's "Comedy Mentalism Volume II" p. 30.

1979


4



bending over backwards \n spiralbound deck, selected card is pulled through spiral \n steve beam \n wayne wall
1979
the card book
Steve Beam, Wayne Wall

Bending Over Backwards

1979


5



gettin a rise out of it \n selected card rises out of spiralbound deck, holes intact \n steve beam
1979
the card book
Steve Beam

Gettin A Rise Out Of It

1979


7



visual penetration \n signed card is pulled from spiralbound deck \n steve beam
1979
the card book
Steve Beam

Visual Penetration

1979


8



gags \n gags with the spiralbound deck \n steve beam \n john murray \n rhett bryson \n bruce turner
1979
the card book
Steve Beam, John Murray, Rhett Bryson, Bruce Turner

Gags

1979


9



thanksgiven \n \n steve beam
1979
the card book
Steve Beam

Thanksgiven

1979


12



three problems for the card book \n posed problems with the spiralbound deck \n steve beam
1979
the card book
Steve Beam

Three Problems for the Card Book

1979


12



introduction \n \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Introduction

1979


2



why mistakes occur \n \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Why Mistakes Occur

1979


5



why recover? \n from mistakes \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Why Recover?

1979


5



psychology \n on dealing with mistakes \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Psychology

1979


5



an ounce of prevention \n "preventions are 'outs for outs'" \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

An Ounce of Prevention

1979


7



basic sleights \n outs for screwed up sleights
 double lift
 false shuffle
 forcing
 palming \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Basic Sleights

1979


7



out! \n when selected card is narrowed to two cards \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Out!

1979


8



spelling \n spelling as an out \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Spelling

1979


9



lost cherries \n black cherries gag to find out if card is red or black \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Lost Cherries

1979


9



back stabber \n prediction card becomes locator card, out \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Back Stabber

1979


10



fingering the fan \n fan stop force, as an out \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Fingering The Fan

1979


10



complementary out \n out, card with same value and same suit are removed from pocket \n steve beam \n don morris \n the complementary cards \n nate leipzig
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Complementary Out

Inspired by

1979


11



just joking \n based on a paul curry idea from magician's magic (?), card vanishes and appear in pocket, with jokers, as an out \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Just Joking

1979


12



brainwave deck \n brainwave as an out \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Brainwave Deck

1979


12



card index \n using a card index as an out \n charles hopkins \n steve beam \n don morris \n 29  pocket index. \n charles hopkins
1979
inside outs
Charles Hopkins, Steve Beam, Don Morris

Card Index

Related to

1979


13



houdini's out \n when spectator wants to replace card himself and shuffle, out \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Houdini's Out

1979


13



wrong number \n on spectator trying to trick magician, out \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Wrong Number

1979


13



all at once! \n gag as out, when card is lost in the deck \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

All At Once!

1979


14



coins \n on outs for coins, very brief explanation of utility switch \n steve beam \n don morris \n utility switch \n unknown
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Coins

Also published here

1979


16



tips & prevention \n general comments when working with coins \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Tips & Prevention

1979


16



first drop all day \n outs for mistakes with coins \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

First Drop All Day

1979


17



flashing \n what to do when coin flashes \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Flashing

1979


18



talking \n out, when coins click togehter \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Talking

1979


18



hecklers \n out, when spectator wants to see performer's hands \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Hecklers

1979


18



stage outs \n outs for mistakes on stage \n steve beam \n don morris \n wayne wall \n brush off \n steve beam
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris, Wayne Wall

Stage Outs

Also published here

1979


20



dice  an illustration \n outs for dice stacking, humorously naming the different possibilities of how the dice are arranged \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Dice  An Illustration

1979


21



conclusion \n \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Conclusion

1979


24



thanksgiven \n \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Thanksgiven

1979


24



selected bibliography \n \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs
Steve Beam, Don Morris

Selected Bibliography

1979


25



introduction \n \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Introduction

1979


2



fool i \n two cards are pushed out from spread, location of one card can be named \n steve beam \n fooled \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Fool I

Also published here

1979


4



fool ii \n two cards are pushed out from spread, identity of one card and location of other card are named \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Fool II

1979


6



king charlier i \n four ace production, at once \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

King Charlier I

1979


7



the shuffle \n distribution of four cards \n steve beam \n the shuffle \n steve beam \n the shuffle \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

The Shuffle

Also published here

1979


7



king charlier ii \n production of four cards using charlier cuts with both hands \n steve beam \n queen charlier \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

King Charlier II

Also published here

1979


9



secrets \n combination lock on card case, gag \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Secrets

1979


10



split cutting the aces \n \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Split Cutting The Aces

1979


10



the maeby count (pronounced "maybe") \n right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left, veeser concept \n steve beam \n the third finger buckle \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

The MaebY Count (Pronounced "Maybe")

Also published here

1979


13



split fan \n fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag \n steve beam \n split fan \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Split Fan

Also published here

1979


15



the nonsandwich jack trick \n two jacks places into the deck, number is called and performer cuts deck into two piles, both jacks are found at named number \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

The NonSandwich Jack Trick

1979


16



i.o.u. \n gag, spectator has to sign a contract, as a cover to load card into wallet \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

I.O.U.

1979


18



flipper \n card is flipped face up between two halves \n steve beam \n randy tanner
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam, Randy Tanner

Flipper

1979


19



late show \n puns with playing cards and gag for chinese wands \n steve beam \n phillip young \n terry turner \n late show \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam, Phillip Young, Terry Turner

Late Show

Also published here

1979


21



pop up \n perpendicular between two halves, without table \n marshall pope \n pop up again \n reinhard müller \n pop up \n steve beam \n pop up \n marshall pope
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Marshall Pope

Pop Up

VariationsAlso published here

1979


22



mathematical card trick \n calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Mathematical Card Trick

Also published here

1979


24



spare change \n card face up in ribbon spread, spread is turned over and reversed card removed, change into selection \n steve beam \n dennis slice
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam, Dennis Slice

Spare Change

1979


26



level with me \n gag using a carpenter's level \n steve beam \n level with me \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Level With Me

Also published here

1979


27



setup \n gag to set up deck, apparently quickly counting the cards \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

SetUp

1979


29



gone! \n single card vanish in the hands, as an ending for the piano trick \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Gone!

1979


29



kings and aces \n aces change to kings and back \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Kings and Aces

Also published here

1979


32



cutting match \n two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling \n steve beam \n cutting match \n steve beam \n cutting match \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Cutting Match

Also published here

1979


36



on the subject of false shuffles \n humorous article \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

On the Subject of False Shuffles

1979


39



double choice \n two selected cards, same position in both halves \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Double Choice

1979


41



changeup \n faces and backs of four cards change \n steve beam \n the body count \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

ChangeUp

Related to

1979


42



cards are people too \n as soon as card is touched by spectator is jumps from deck, gag \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Cards Are People Too

1979


45



simple coincidence \n card removed as prediction, another chosen card matches via turnover change \n steve beam \n simple coincidence \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Simple Coincidence

Also published here

1979


46



dissertation on magic with bodily functions \n using saliva and earwax etc. for card magic, humorous article
 natural force
 the ultimate \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Dissertation on Magic with Bodily Functions

1979


47



push thru dollar \n coin penetrates cased deck, selection is found to have a hole in it \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Push Thru Dollar

1979


49



interlocked coin vanish \n balancing coin on thumb \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Interlocked Coin Vanish

1979


55



endorsed advertisement \n humorous article \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Endorsed Advertisement

1979


74



color changing comb \n \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Color Changing Comb

1979


75



flash flowers \n ball of fire changes to bouquet of flowers, then doves are produced from dove pan \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Flash Flowers

1979


77



eyeglasses \n glass vanishes, and is produced from eye \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Eyeglasses

1979


78



brush off \n out when something goes wrong, using a brush \n steve beam \n stage outs \n steve beam \n don morris \n wayne wall
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Brush Off

Also published here

1979


82



for collectors only \n humorous article, how to get autographs of famous people \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

For Collectors Only

1979


83



fly down \n magician's zipper slowly opens by itself \n david brumble \n bambi revisited \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
David Brumble

Fly Down

Related to

1979


84



impromptu pen suspension \n \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Impromptu Pen Suspension

1979


85



the care and handling of doves \n humorous article \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

The Care and Handling of Doves

1979


88



spirit genetilia \n nut and string, routine \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Spirit Genetilia

1979


91



the end \n humorous article \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

The End

1979


94



beam's 'ye ole tricky but trustworthy magic shoppe emporium catalog \n humorous article \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Beam's 'ye Ole Tricky But Trustworthy Magic Shoppe Emporium Catalog

1979


96



thanksgiven \n \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art
Steve Beam

Thanksgiven

1979


97



introduction \n \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Introduction

1980


2



mental case \n spectator divines card, naturally printed on card case \n steve beam \n mental case \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Mental Case

Variations

1980


6



joker magnet \n jokers are cut into the two halves of the deck face up, cards next to jokers are four of a kind \n steve beam \n notes on a miracle \n edward marlo
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Joker Magnet

Related to

1980


8



mexican transit system \n \n steve beam \n transposition \n arthur h. buckley
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Mexican Transit System

Related to

1980


12



cutting to the aces \n spectator cuts and finds two aces, aces are cut inside the two halves to find other aces \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Cutting to the Aces

1980


15



maeby veeser variation \n right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left \n steve beam \n maeby count \n steve beam \n the thirdfinger buckle \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

MaebY Veeser Variation

Related to

1980


16



lucky 13 \n spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection, see semiautomatic card tricks for variation \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Lucky 13

Related to

1980


28



countdown \n values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection, 14/15 stack \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Countdown

1980


31



mating season i \n dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates \n steve beam \n mating season i \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Mating Season I

Related to

1980


33



mating season ii \n dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates, different method as in mating season i \n steve beam \n mating season ii \n steve beam \n mating season iii \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Mating Season II

Related to

1980


35



talk about your nice locations \n values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Talk About Your Nice Locations

1980


37



twice as nice \n two cards are reversed in the deck and then count up to the value of their card, both land on the same card, which was predicted \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Twice As Nice

1980


40



thrice as nice \n variation of twice as nice \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Thrice As Nice

1980


42



dissertation on palming \n humorous article \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Dissertation On Palming

1980


43



overlooking miracles \n using oily skin as daub \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Overlooking Miracles

1980


45



the best i could scratch up \n \n steve beam \n paul clive's "on the side" in "card tricks without skill"
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

The Best I Could Scratch Up

Related to Paul Clive's "On the Side" in "Card Tricks Without Skill"

1980


46



lost and found \n \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Lost and Found

1980


48



the five foot shelf \n humorous article \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

The Five Foot Shelf

1980


50



cut up \n selection turns over in the middle of a charlier cut \n steve beam \n cut up \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Cut Up

Also published here

1980


51



drop change \n face up card is dropped on face down pile and changes to other card \n steve beam \n the drop change \n steve beam \n drop change \n steve beam \n drop change \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Drop Change

Also published here

1980


52



twister \n using the tenkai palm \n steve beam \n twister \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Twister

Also published here

1980


54



flipped out \n production of four aces \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Flipped Out

1980


57



visual transposition \n combination of the maeby veeser variation and the twister change \n steve beam \n visual transposition \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Visual Transposition

Also published here

1980


60



beam's choice \n production of four of a kind, pivot out of the deck \n steve beam \n move out aces \n thomas hierling \n pop up \n steve beam \n beam's choice \n steve beam \n mike beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Beam's Choice

Inspired byRelated toAlso published here

1980


63



the last word \n \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

The Last Word

1980


67



thanksgiven \n \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus
Steve Beam

Thanksgiven

1980


69



introduction \n booklet with gags and lines for card magicians \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Introduction

1980


2



leave a message \n pun about "calling cards" \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Leave A Message

1980


4



pain! \n pun about paper cuts \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Pain!

1980


4



a real stinker \n pun when spectator cuts cards \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

A Real Stinker

1980


4



split fan \n fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag \n steve beam \n split fan \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Split Fan

Also published here

1980


4



a little light on the subject \n gag with flashlight for the beginning of a closeup show \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

A Little Light On The Subject

1980


5



you're joking \n removing jokers from facedown deck \n steve beam \n you're joking \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

You're Joking

Also published here

1980


5



red letter day \n gag with abc card, impression \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Red Letter Day

1980


6



new deck \n gag, producing a cherry from the deck \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

New Deck

1980


6



rolling along \n sitting on a roll, gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Rolling Along

1980


7



another opener \n gag, deck with a "rare" sticker \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Another Opener

1980


7



choreography \n drum roll gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Choreography

1980


8



late show \n puns while changing cards \n steve beam \n late show \n steve beam \n phillip young \n terry turner
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Late Show

Also published here

1980


8



square up \n squaring cards up joke, using scissors \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Square Up

1980


9



playing cards \n pun \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Playing Cards

1980


9



wrong box \n christmas card gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Wrong Box

1980


9



the history of fanning \n gags and puns while doing fans \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

The History of Fanning

1980


9



charity \n gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Charity

1980


10



too many cards \n quickly finding the joker, gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Too Many Cards

1980


10



dingaling \n gag using bells, pun \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

DingaLing

1980


11



the visine change \n gag while doing color change \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

The Visine Change

1980


12



paper cut \n pun, while spectator cuts deck \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Paper Cut

1980


12



level with me \n gag using a carpenter's level \n steve beam \n level with me \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Level With Me

Also published here

1980


12



the hospital trick \n deck in card case, humorous presentation \n steve beam \n kevin justice
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam, Kevin Justice

The Hospital Trick

1980


13



fairy story \n gag when using a wand \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Fairy Story

1980


15



case study \n card case with handle, gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Case Study

1980


16



holy writing \n gags using pen \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Holy Writing

1980


16



magic can be fun! \n gag using a whip \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Magic Can Be Fun!

1980


16



marked cards \n gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Marked Cards

1980


17



drop by \n gag when something drops on the floor \n steve beam \n "inside outs or for my next trick i'll try one that works"
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Drop By

Also published here "Inside Outs Or For My Next Trick I'll Try One That Works"

1980


17



a hairy situation \n shaving deck gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

A Hairy Situation

1980


19



finger exercise \n pun about jogs \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Finger Exercise

1980


19



relief! \n fanning powder the deck in the middle of the trick, gag \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Relief!

1980


19



visual magic \n running cut pun \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Visual Magic

1980


20



keep it down! \n pun, rising card \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Keep It Down!

1980


20



who's the dummy? \n gag using tallyho cards \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Who's The Dummy?

1980


20



at a loss for words? \n patter phrases to say after show of other magicians, gags \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

At A Loss for Words?

1980


21



thanksgiven \n \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck
Steve Beam

Thanksgiven

1980


22



ring thru hand \n during linking rings routine, ring goes through palm of the hand \n jeff white \n ring through spectator's hand \n steve beam
1980
visual inspirations — part two
Jeff White

Ring Thru Hand

Variations

1980


28



pop outs \n tabled production under finger tip \n david roth \n shoot out \n steve beam \n shoot out ii \n henry pettit \n drop outs \n jay sankey \n pop outs variation \n david roth \n scott robinson \n s.w.a.t. \n stephen tucker \n pop out production \n david harkey \n pop outs split \n jonathan friedman \n roth popout move variant \n scott robinson \n david roth
1981
coinmagic
David Roth

Pop Outs

Related toVariations

1981


20



introduction \n \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Introduction

1981


1



light and dark switch \n "this is a good alternative for the bobo switch" \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Light and Dark Switch

1981


4



modified copper/silver toss \n \n don morris \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Don Morris, Steve Beam

Modified Copper/Silver Toss

1981


6



thumbs up switch \n table edge, lapping \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Thumbs Up Switch

1981


6



in a pinch \n stealing one of several into tenkai pinch, onehanded \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

In a Pinch

1981


6



flipped out \n coin switched as it is picked up and flipped in air, onehanded \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Flipped Out

1981


8



copper/silver flipped out \n (transformation) use of previous switch \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Copper/Silver Flipped Out

1981


10



drawback \n one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand, in repeat change into dollar \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Drawback

1981


11



drawback and nothing \n variation of previous trick with vanish finale, tabled \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Drawback and Nothing

1981


13



delayed table transit \n one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Delayed Table Transit

1981


13



two cards, two coins \n transposition underneath two cards \n keith breen \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Keith Breen, Steve Beam

Two Cards, Two Coins

1981


14



chineseachinese \n coins stick to hand \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

ChineseAChinese

1981


15



copper/copper/copper/silver \n coin changes when tossed to hand \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Copper/Copper/Copper/Silver

1981


17



change purse \n lapping \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Change Purse

1981


18



foreign coins \n two coins transform into american coins, ends clean \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Foreign Coins

1981


20



spellbound again \n \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Spellbound Again

1981


22



dime and penny \n dime changes into american penny, edge grip \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Dime and Penny

1981


25



the pancake coin \n very thin coin, shaved \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

The Pancake Coin

1981


26



polish heads or tails \n coin covered, performer can uncover coin and always win, using pancake coin \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Polish Heads or Tails

1981


26



heads or heads \n demonstration of controlled coin flip, using pancake coin \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Heads or Heads

1981


27



through the table \n with glass and single coin, coin seen halfway in table, using pancake coin \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Through the Table

1981


27



susan b. \n head on coin changes, using pancake coin \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Susan B.

1981


28



push thru dollar \n coin visibly penetrates cased deck, all cards have holes except selection, using pancake coin \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Push Thru Dollar

1981


29



number one \n "doing it by the numbers", coin changes into small metal number 1 \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Number One

1981


33



like one \n coin changes into small metal number 1 \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Like One

1981


33



nothing left \n coin changes into small metal number 0 \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Nothing Left

1981


33



german coins \n german coin changes into small metal number 9 \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

German Coins

1981


33



nine to six \n transformation routine with small metal numbers \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i
Steve Beam

Nine to Six

1981


33


