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Bob Hummer Lite-Ning Addition spectator removes an Ace or a Two face down, then a Three or a Four and so on, total of added values is divined
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 5
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley's Reverse from bottom to center, while riffle shuffling
VariationsAlso published here 1946 39
Warren Wiersbe Packet Prediction cards cut off top and bottom to show no key cards are in use
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1946 3
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Four Blacks image of selection appears on black plastic card
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1951 5
The Jumping Sixpence coin turns or jumps from wrist
Related to 1952 337
Edward Marlo Miracle Change No. 1
  • Method No. 1 (seated)
  • Method No. 2 (seated or standing)
  • Method No. 3 (unload on deck)
  • Method No. 4 (stand-up)
Related toVariations 1954 3
Tony Kardyro T. K's Flash "Color Change" Cardini Change
Related to 1955 22
, Walter B. Gibson Heads or Tails? Determine whether hidden coin is heads or tails after spectator has turned over the coins randomly, provides variation by Walter Gibson using pieces of colored cardboard
Variations 1956 61
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Si Stebbins Stack
Related toVariations June 1957
The Cardiste (Issue 3)
Edward Marlo Marked Matcho two decks
Related to 1959 27
Neal Elias Double Undercut Multiple Shift to bottom
Variations 1961 10
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico The Circular Change as hand is waved over single tabled card
VariationsAlso published here 1961 33
Alfred Benzon Benzon's Shuffle riffle
Variations 1967 141
Ellison Poland Dedication
1969 9
Ellison Poland Preface
1969 11
Ellison Poland Our Philosophy of Magic
1969 13
Ellison Poland How To Use This Book
1969 15
Ellison Poland, Tony Anverdi, Aaron Black A Ball and Silk Routine billiard ball appears in center of silk, travels around, penetrates handkerchief, changes color, balances on edge of silk, vanishes
1969 19
Ellison Poland Handling for The Four Blacks image of selection appears on black plastic card leaving behind a blank card, application of the previous switch
Inspired by 1969 35
Ellison Poland A False Shuffle for Giant Cards
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring
1969 57
Ellison Poland My Overhand False Shuffle back and forth
1969 63
Ellison Poland Variation Of The Benzon One Hand Shuffle riffle type, Charlier Cut position
Inspired by 1969 67
Al Leech Simplicity Four Ace Trick terrible, see reference for credit information
Related to 1969 69
Ellison Poland Nu-Hold Hindu Shuffle Hindu Shuffle work from overhand shuffle position
1969 71
Ellison Poland Wallace Lee's Contribution intro
1969 73
Ellison Poland More About Seconds
1969 75
Ellison Poland Double-Lift From The Center with one half in lifted position as in Charlier Cut, with variation
1969 81
Ellison Poland Card Fans intro
1969 83
Ellison Poland Preparation of Cards
1969 83
Danny Dew, Ellison Poland Danny Dew's Split Fans
1969 92
Ellison Poland A Card Fanning Routine card fans, color changes, productions, diminishing cards
Variations 1969 99
Ellison Poland Coin From Box Traveling Sequence
1969 118
Ellison Poland Okito Box Innovations
  • magnetic base, coin through box application
  • magnetic lid
1969 123
Ellison Poland The Wrist Breaker coin turns or jumps from wrist
Related toVariations 1969 133
Ellison Poland A New Dress For Chink-A-Chink thick wooden discs
1969 183
Ellison Poland Cup And Ball Moves six false transfers
1969 187
Ellison Poland The Bill In The Barrels nest of barrels, flash bill
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Inspired by
  • version in MUM, Dec. 1960
1969 195
Ellison Poland The Secrets Of Senor Carlos M. Mora, H chapter intro
1969 201
Ellison Poland Coin Pail From Sand Bucket
1969 210
Ellison Poland The Lota Principle constructing one from cheap dime store products
1969 211
Ellison Poland Another Tip nail polish to make billiard balls shiny
1969 212
Ellison Poland Pseudo ESP-ology spectator guesses the color of five different-colored paper cards correctly from the back
Inspired by
  • "ESP-ology" (Syd Bergson, ca. 1963)
1969 213
Ellison Poland Not-So-Simplex Bowl Production filled with water and fish
1969 223
Ellison Poland The Jewels Of Jhaumaphur combination of black art square circle with tip-over box, production box
1969 229
Ellison Poland Decorating And Finishing Magical Apparatus
  • Choice Of Materials
  • The Polychrome Finish
  • Decoupage
1969 239
Ellison Poland A Note To End On
1969 243
Ellison Poland Annotated Bibliography
1969 245
Eddie Fechter Control cuts and a faro shuffle, sliding block
VariationsAlso published here 1972 52
Ellison Poland Foreword
1973 5
Ellison Poland Color Change Caper wink change handling, face card changes under cover of fan
Related to 1973 7
Ellison Poland Turnabout two cards from two decks are chosen and exchanged, they match
1973 9
Ellison Poland Push-Off Double Lift push-off with break
1973 10
Ellison Poland Have A Life Saver anecdote about being handed round playing cards in impromptu situation
1973 12
Ellison Poland It Takes A Thief selection is in one packet, pecking bird finds card amongst other cards
1973 13
Ellison Poland The Great Multiple Shift side-jogged cards, to top
  • Strip-Out No. 1
  • Strip-Out No. 2
  • Strip-Out No. 3
  • Strip-Out No. 4
Inspired by 1973 16
Ellison Poland A Variation Of The Buckley Reverse packets kiss before tabled riffle shuffle
Inspired by 1973 22
Ellison Poland The 'Mazing Card Work Of Gene Maze section intro, trick extracted from Gene Maze's manuscript "For Your Pleasure"
1973 35
Gene Maze Doin' Your Own Thing performer fails to find card, then spectator finds it
Variations 1973 54
Gene Maze, Ellison Poland Transposition Me'lange' with second deal
1973 58
Ellison Poland One Hand Transposition
1973 60
Ellison Poland Bird In Glass Cage
1973 65
Milton Kort Bottom's Up coin drops through hole at the bottom of a glass that is too small, see 1994 reference for Kort credit information
Related to 1973 67
Ellison Poland Through The Table - One More Time five coins
1973 68
Ellison Poland Conjuring Coins Concocted
  • home-made copper-silver coin with foil impression
  • making magnetic coins
1973 77
Ellison Poland Magical Organizations, Publications And Dealers
1973 78
Frank Shields, Ellison Poland Dime on the Wrist coin turns or jumps from wrist
Inspired by 1975 3
Ellison Poland The Universal Solution
1976 i
Rick Johnsson Cardus Interruptus card apparently placed in center of deck ends up in Tenkai palm, tabled
Variations 1976 31
Rick Johnsson The IBGTH Switch while turning card over on table, based in The Kick Technique
VariationsAlso published here 1976 43
Rick Johnsson, Ellison Poland Penny --- For His Thoughts more ideas with the IBGTH Switch, with bills, paper clips, billets, dice, coins, sponge balls, combs, business cards
1976 52
Ellison Poland Foreword, Acknowledgements, Credits and Apologies
Related to 1994 x
Ellison Poland Slough-Off Control (SOC) cuts and a faro shuffle, card remains in second position throughout repeated faros
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Faro Slough Offs" (Jimmy Nuzzo, New Tops, Dec. 1965)
1994 1
Ellison Poland Tabled Slough-Off Control with controlled riffle shuffle
1994 4
Ellison Poland Slough-Off Mathematics how top few cards move during Slough-Off Control
1994 5
Ellison Poland Slough-Off Speller
1994 7
Ellison Poland To Place A Card At Any Position In The Deck using Slough-Off Faro
1994 7
Ellison Poland Deep Keys using Slough-Off Faro
1994 9
Ellison Poland Si-Slough divining a selection by glimpsing next card during faro slough-off
1994 10
Ellison Poland Si Stebbins Set-Up with Faros three faros instead of two
Inspired by 1994 11
Peter Duffie Thought Up Plus spectator cuts, remembers card and replaces, card rises, faro, "is it one of these?"
Inspired by
  • "Thought Up" (Peter Duffie, Ulterior Motifs, 1992)
1994 14
Ellison Poland A Mental Case cards cut off top and bottom to show no key cards are in use
Inspired by 1994 17
Ellison Poland The "Out" Of Last Resort out for lost card or finding thought-of card, lots of questions "is it one of these?", faro
Inspired by 1994 19
Ellison Poland A Variation of Diaconis' "Les Cartes"
1994 28
Ellison Poland Grandson of IBGTH out-jogged card is removed from squared deck and switched for top card, or for bottom card
Inspired by 1994 31
Ellison Poland Monte-Finale money card vanishes, suggesting different tabled switches
1994 34
Ellison Poland Sobo - So What??? using special flexible sobo glue to make hinge gaff
1994 36
Ellison Poland Put And Take card (double) inserted in center, bottom card stolen in Tenkai palm, replacement on top, also as steal of card from bottom of small packet, see p. 40 for different get-into
Inspired byRelated to 1994 37
Ellison Poland Ambitious Aces Aces on table, three cards on each, all packets inserted into deck one by one, Aces are on top
1994 39
Ellison Poland Idea bringing wanted cards together as hands are collected
1994 39
Ellison Poland Tenkai Palm of Bottom Card of Deck
1994 40
Ellison Poland The Garden Path several cards including selection are tabled, selection is later indifferent card and found somewhere else
1994 42
Ellison Poland A Casual Glimpse during in-the-hands riffle shuffle
1994 45
Ellison Poland Making Paper on marking cards, with system for Bicycle New Fan Back
1994 46
Ellison Poland Marked Matcho No. 2 two decks
Related to 1994 49
Ellison Poland, George Vaughn Boisvin A Pitchman's Spiel presentation for card fans, color changes, productions, diminishing cards
Inspired by 1994 51
Ellison Poland Another Solution To Curry's Open Prediction Problem
Inspired by 1994 55
Ellison Poland In And Out card penetrates another
Related to
  • Will Goldston's stand-up version in 1923
1994 60
Ellison Poland Colors By The Numbers No. 1 six colored chips with numbers turned over by spectator, orientation and number of a hidden chip divined
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1994 64
Ellison Poland Colors By The Numbers No. 2 six colored cards with numbers turned over by spectator and inserted in envelopes, numbers divined
Inspired by 1994 71
Ellison Poland A Gambler's Switch as hand is waved over single tabled card, transposition application
Inspired by 1994 87
Ellison Poland Jack Of Diamonds Joker is supposed to find card, it changes into selection of which there is now a duplicate
Inspired by
  • routine in The Linking Ring, Feb. 1993
1994 93
Ellison Poland Ubiquitous Readers performer names cards from their back one by one, consecutive switches
1994 125
Michael Close (reviewer) Wonderful Routines of Magic, The Second Addendum by Ellison Poland July 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 11)