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Jack McMillen The Prophecied Leaper prophesied, selection made in one half, it travels into cased half at predicted position
Variations 1928 19
Jack McMillen Gaffed Stabbing Force partial card glued on guarantee card which is stabbed in deck, card next to it remembered
Related to 1928 20
Jack McMillen Card pushed through pack changes with gimmick
1933 9
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card plunger, reprinted from Genii, Sept 1936
1937 328
The Pencil-Line Detection one-way via edge mark
Related to 1938 65
Jack McMillen Method No. 11. The "Plunger" Rising Cards with or without handkerchief, including an easier variation with wax
1938 400
Jack McMillen The Continuous Spelling Trick spelling random cards from shuffled deck
1938 16
Gamblers' False Cut - Retaining Bottom Stock tabled, straight cut, bottom cards slid back to bottom
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 79
Jack McMillen The Witchcraft Card Rise from behind, bent, interesting
Also published here 1940 212
Jack McMillen Mind Mirror one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 223
Jack McMillen McMillen's Card from Pocket card apparently removed from inside pocket with hand holding deck, really from deck
Related toAlso published here 1940 314
Tom Sellers Credit Card Force on another card
Related to Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 79)
517
Charlie Miller, Jack McMillen The Triple Discovery three cards, twenty-sixth key
Variations 1941 29
Jack McMillen, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Mind Mirror with stripper deck
Related to 1941 16
Jack McMillen The "J. M." Rope Trick with metal ring
1941 ca. 311
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card with handkerchief, plunger
Variations 1945 64
James G. Thompson Jr. Biographical Sketches of Contributors
  • Theo. Annemann
  • Charles Arbuthnot
  • George E. Arrowsmith
  • Roger Barkann
  • Sylvan Barnet
  • Joseph L. Barnett
  • Raymond L. Beebe
  • Eugene Bernstein
  • J. B. Bobo
  • John N. Booth
  • Tom Bowyer
  • Vynn Boyar
  • Joan Brandon
  • Fred Braue
  • John Braun
  • Lu Brent
  • R. C. Buff
  • Clyde F. Cairy
  • Loring Campbell
  • Jack Chanin
  • Frank Chapman
  • Forest V. Chesbro
  • Milbourne Christopher
  • Eddie Clever
  • Stanley Collins
  • Mystic Craig
  • Thomas J. Crawford
  • John J. Crimmins, JR.
  • Paul J. Curry
  • Del Monte
  • Harry Dobrin
  • Ronald B. Edwards
  • Bruce Elliot
  • Professor El-Tab
  • Dr. E. G. Ervin
  • Dr. Henry Ridgely Evans
  • Val Evans
  • "Hen" Fetsch
  • Thomas B. Fitzgerald
  • Dariel Fitzkee
  • Sid Fleischman
  • Joseph Harman Fries
  • Martin Gardner
  • Teral Garrett
  • Walter B. Gibson
  • Arnold L. Grubin
  • Nelson C. Hahne
  • Hathaway
  • Royal V. Heath
  • Charles H. Hopkins
  • Jean Hugard
  • Mark Jacobs
  • R. M. Jamison
  • F. H. Jeudevine
  • Maurice Kains
  • George G. Kaplan
  • George Karger
  • Joseph A. Karson
  • Wilbur Kattner
  • Gerald Lynton Kaufman
  • Howard B. Kayton, M.D.
  • The Great Kolar
  • Gerald Kosky
  • Abril Lamarque
  • William W. Larsen
  • Sid Lorraine
  • Art Lyle
  • L. Vosburgh Lyons
  • Richard F. Madden
  • Greer Marechal, JR.
  • George McAthy
  • William H. McCaffrey
  • Jack McMillen
  • Harry Mendoza
  • Orville Meyer
  • John W. Mifflin
  • Chester Morris
  • Paul Morris
  • Frederick Mosteller
  • Robert A. Nelson
  • C. A. George Newmann
  • Grady S. Nicholson
  • Dr. Cecil E. Nixon
  • Charles Walter Nyquist
  • Dell O'Dell
  • Tom Osborne
  • George Harrison Pittman
  • Julien J. Proskauer
  • Clayton Rawson
  • Ralph W. Read
  • Dolf Rudin
  • Herb Rungie
  • Ned Rutledge
  • James J. Sanders
  • Lucille Pierce Saxon
  • Sigmar - The Magician
  • Jerry Sorensen
  • Willard S. Smith
  • George Starke
  • Dr. Raymond V. Stone, SR. (RAMO)
  • Harlan Tarbell
  • DR. Franklin Taylor
  • J. G. Thompson, JR.
  • Jack F. Trebel
  • M. Van Reese
  • Jack Vosburgh
  • Audley Valentine Walsh
  • Peter Warlock
  • Herman L. Weber
  • Bob Weill
  • William H. Wilson
  • Tommy Windsor
  • Howard H. Wise
  • Ed. Wolff
  • Michael F. Zens
1945 347
Riffle Shuffle one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles
Also published here 1946 49
Jack McMillen Mirror of the Mind suit together
1948 34
Dai Vernon, Jack McMillen Just Injog plunger Aces, handling
Also published here Dec. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 191)
763
Jack McMillen, Charles Nyquist Pimpernel
Jan. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 195)
779
Otis Manning, Phil Sevush, Charles Nyquist, Jack McMillen The Eight Ace Routine No. 95, multi-phase routine using 2 duplicate sets of aces
1950 179
Bill Simon, Jack McMillen Four Deep card travels to other packet at same position
Inspired by 1952 131
Shuffle Location one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles
Also published here 1952 52
Sam Randlett Plunger Rise Set-Up faro with small packet into deck
Inspired by July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
21
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown, T. Page Wright Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 11, 12, 13
1961 22
Charlie Miller Version of Jack McMillen's Prophesied Leaper selection vanishes from one half and reappears in other at predicted position, stranger card
Inspired by 1961 26
Jack McMillen Unthreading Needles in Mouth
July 1966 46
Jack McMillen Ein netter Kartentrick one suit on top
Also published here 1969
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 3)
57
Jerry L. Christensen "Mind Mirror" Resilvered
Inspired by 1971
Magick (Issue 19)
93
Jack McMillen Plunger Principle
1972 30
Jack Merlin Eerie Card Rise from behind, bent
Also published here 1972 120
Jack McMillen Plunger Rising Card context of routine allows for natural setup
1972 49
Jack McMillen Plunger Principle
1975 135
Jack McMillen, Francis Carlyle Impromptu Jack McMillen Rising Card
1975 75
Jack McMillen The Barbary Coast Scam two red aces are separated in the deck and end up together, two versions, with a stooge seemingly heckling the performer
1981 1
Jack McMillen Shade Work apparently deck is marked, three cards are named without turning over, then mark is shown to be different colored back
1981 2
Jack McMillen The Old Gambler elevator trick with three cards, last card through table
1981 4
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown From Another Deck with two decks, one packet is cut and turned over, value of card on the face is used to count to a card, performer finds the card in second deck or in a pocket
1981 6
Jack McMillen Witchcraft Updated
1981 7
Jack McMillen The Voodoo Card Rise top card lowers
1981 8
Jack McMillen Quick Silver two copper and two silver coins, silver coin travel in the hand with copper coins one by one, then at once
1981 9
Senor Charles Mardo, Jack McMillen Coin, Ring and Silk coin in handkerchief, secured with ring, penetrates fabric
1981 10
Jack McMillen, Charles Nyquist The San Francisco Shuffle deck is separated by red an black, performer and spectator give the deck a riffle shuffle and colors do not mix, Tamariz "accidental Zarrow Set-up"
1981 11
Charles Nyquist, Jack McMillen The Drop Shuffle spectator pushes messy halves together, rosetta shuffle
1981 11
Jack McMillen "Don't Ever Bet On A Sure Thing" three card monte with a switch
1981 13
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Sleights & Swindles by Jack McMillen (written by Jack McMillen) May 1982
Epoptica (Issue 1)
16
Al Smith (reviewer) Sleights and Swindles by Jack McMillen 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10)
1122
William Larsen, Jack McMillen Poker Deal performer knows other player's hole cards, then gets aces (1937)
1985 25
Jack McMillen Card Control delayed jog in overhand shuffle control (1937)
1985 25
Jack McMillen McMillen Push-Off (1937)
1985 10
Jack McMillen Gamblers' Riffle Stack riffle glimpsing cards (1937)
1985 10
Jack McMillen Gamblers' Stack tabled, straight cut, bottom cards slid back to bottom
Also published here 1985 11
Jack McMillen Astro-Vision spectator reverses his card by himself (1937)
1985 16
Jack McMillen Disguised One-Way Deck reds one way, blacks the other
1985 16
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - A Peek reversed card easily glimpsed when riffled through deck
1985 17
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - Another Peek glimpsing card that is reversed in center as cards are dealt off from top
1985 17
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, reprinted from The Sphinx (March 1934)
1987 14
William Larsen, Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright The L.W. False Shuffle from Genii, February 1937, with finesse by McMillen
1987 22
Rudy Coby, The Tsunami Card Rise relativity principle, based on a Jack McMillen idea
1990 9
Jack McMillen, Ken Krenzel Plunger Rise with method for getting into it
1990 110
Jack McMillen Incomplete Shuffle Subtlety starting a Zarrow type shuffle with secret incomplete shuffle (cards sticking out randomly), spectator can do and feel final square up
1991 91
Jack McMillen The Spring Force cards sprung on table until spectator says stop, palm, for credit see page 8
1991 98
Jack McMillen The Improved Knife Force break, for credit see page 8
1991 99
Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright The McMillen Change face card of right-hand half is pushed into left-hand half, switched for dummy card, two handlings, also as Tunnel effect
1991 109
Jack McMillen A Cut at Any Number Throughout the Deck cutting to any named number up to fifty-two, for credit see page 8
1991 167
Jack McMillen A Card Reversed at Any Number creative half pass use, for credit see page 8
1991 170
Jack McMillen A Quick Reverse demonstration phase
1991 204
Jack McMillen Push-In Change from pack in illustration, unclear
1991 205
Jack McMillen Instant Speller spectator stabs to a card with a knife, that card is spelled to without further manipulation
1991 220
Jack McMillen The J. M. Rising Card
1991 259
Jack McMillen McMillen's Card from Pocket card apparently removed from inside pocket, really from deck
Related toAlso published here 1992 31
Andrew Galloway Reflected Thoughts card thought of in fan, its value used to select another card, both found, interlocking chain principle
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1992
Profile (Issue 7)
1
Jack McMillen Bluff Card from Pocket using flourish count, top card of deck
1992 114
Jack McMillen McMillen's Card from Pocket card apparently removed from inside pocket, really from deck
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1992
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3)
54
Jack McMillen Card-from-Pocket Extraction from deck bluff
1994 215
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, with references
Related to
  • The Sphinx (March 1934)
1996 12
Karl Fulves Color Double riffle glimpse exercise, Telltale Color with two cards
  • Conditions (additional exercises)
Inspired by 1996 16
Ron Bauer Key to the Draw three cards, twenty-six key
Inspired by 1997 20
Jack McMillen McMillen's Card from Pocket card apparently removed from inside pocket with hand holding deck, really from deck
Also published here 1997
Labyrinth (Issue 7)
16
Jeff Busby Chapter 4: Magicians and Edge Work on edge work in print, DeLand's Wonder Pack, credit information
  • Cutting Any Card Called
  • Downs' Work
  • One-Way Edge Marking
  • Tarbell's Work
  • Hilliard's Omnibus Exploration
  • Crimp Edge Work
  • Jack McMillen's Work
  • J.G. Thompson Jr.'s Method
  • Walsh's Method
  • Merlini's Method
  • Kosky's Method
  • Marlo's Edge Reader
  • Gene Grant's Method
  • Karroll Priest's Method
  • The "Cardini" Deck
  • Burton's Devil's Deck Variant
  • No Playing Cards - Strictly for the Mentalist
Related to 1998 27
Jack McMillen Astral Vision edge-marked diagonal line, card location after riffle shuffle, mechanical interlocking chain principle, with more details and corrections by Jeff Busby
Related toAlso published here
  • "Mental Mysteries with Cards" (Larsen & Wright, 1942)
1998 31
Jeff Busby One-Way Glass card selected out-of-hands from shuffled deck, performer names position of selection, almost no-touch, out-of-hand reversal method
Inspired by
  • "Mind Mirror" (Jack McMillen, "Mental Mysteries with Cards", Larsen & Wright, 1942)
1998 62
Jeff Busby Riffle Shuffle Convincer combination of tabled faro with Zarrow to apparently shuffle twice and have a fair squaring action (optionally by spectator) after the Zarrow with still incompletely squared deck
Inspired by
  • Jack McMillen concept from "L. W. False Shuffle" (William Larsen Sr., T. Page Wright, Genii, Feb. 1937)
Related to
1998 113
Charles Nyquist, Jack McMillen San Francisco Shuffle deck dealt into two piles randomly, piles pushed together messily (almost rosetta-style), retains separation without misses
Also published here
  • Genii, Vol. 14 No. 3, Nov. 1949
2000
Off The Books (Issue 1)
1
Jack McMillen The MacMillan Slip covered slip cut after double lift, top card remains side-jogged
Variations June 2000
Onyx (Issue 11)
10
Wesley James The MacMillen-James Slip slip cut with top card side-jogged, switched for second card
Inspired by June 2000
Onyx (Issue 11)
10
Jason England The Third Shuffle three honest shuffles by spectator
Inspired byAlso published here May/June 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 1)
8
Jack McMillen Card at Number changing moment of bottom deal
2002 225
Dai Vernon Just Injog
  • Nostalgia's A Breese!
plunger Aces handling
Also published here Jan./Feb. 2002
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 2 No. 1)
60
David Regal, John Archer Speaking Volumes
Related to June 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 6)
77
Roberto Giobbi, Jack McMillen Muscle Reading one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles
Inspired by 2006 49
Jack McMillen Slip Slide Sleight (Modified)
2009 18
Jason England The Third Shuffle three honest shuffles by spectator
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 4
Judson S. Brown, Jack McMillen Tell-Tale Color Glimpse glimpsing odd-colored card while riffling
2010
Secret Agenda (Issue July 8)
203
Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright McMillen-Wright Rising Cards plunger
Also published here
  • Genii Vol. 1 No. 1, William W. Larsen, 1936
2010
Prolix (Issue 7)
480
Justin Higham Mirror of the Mind(reader) one suit on top
Inspired by 2011 38
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi On McMillen's Card Control
Inspired by
  • Control in "Jack McMillen" (Michael Landes)
2012 90
Charles Nyquist, Jack McMillen The Drop Shuffle spectator pushes messy halves together, rosetta shuffle (but retains a small stock on top)
Related to 2012 32
Tony Cabral Suit Pocket selection travels to pocket, full suit is also taken from pocket
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Card to Pocket with Kicker" (Jack McMillen ebook, p. 144)
2012 11
Jack McMillen Pocket Bluff Removal no-palm
2015 17
Jack McMillen Production from Pocket top card of deck apparently extracted from pocket
2016 110
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi On McMillen's Card Control
Related to 2016
Hidden Agenda (Issue June 16)
172
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi Variation with an Injog Shuffle
Inspired by
  • Control in "Jack McMillen" (Michael Landes)
2016 59
Jack McMillen Tip-Over Addition
2018 109
Jack McMillen Covered Slip Cut slip cut with card under side-jogged top card(s)
2020 214
Micah C. Lasher The NYC Trick spectator thinks of major street in New York City to spell to a selection, Mind Mirror procedure (one suit on top, two honest riffle shuffles), street divined at the end
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Sep. 2004
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