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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Harold Denhard Miss Fatima hand puppet from handkerchief, ballet dancer
Related to 1943
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943)
25
The Sevens
Related to 1948 123
Paul LePaul A Quadruplicate Mystery four spectators each find their selection
Related toVariations 1949 165
Don Alan Ashes... smudge of ashes penetrates hand of spectator and appears in his palm, first shown to Don Alan by Jim Ryan
1956 43
Jim Ryan Ryan's Rope, Ring and Rod ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here 1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 337)
156
Bert Allerton Surprise Spelling
Related to 1958 30
Harry Lorayne Change of Four Cards Push-Through Change
Related toVariations 1961 67
Harry Lorayne Push-Through Change card packet that is sticking out of deck is switched
Related to 1962 203
Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1968 79
Jim Ryan Rope, Ring and Rod ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here 1968 135
David Lederman Dave's Delight four Ace kicker
Related toVariations 1973 31
Jim Ryan The Static Matches match jumps in the air when touched by second match
1977 1
Jim Ryan Off with its Head! invisible hair, head of match pops off
1977 2
Jim Ryan The Broken and Restored Match three pieces, one is thrown away and returns to hand, eventually match is restored
Also published here 1977 2
Jim Ryan Ash Wednesday ashes on palm of spectator's hand
1977 3
Jim Ryan Thimble Fun! thimbles are produced and placed in hat, then thimbles vanish from hat, snapping the hat
1977 4
Jim Ryan The Sexiness Tester two toothpicks, one slowly jumps up and down
1977 5
Jim Ryan Oops, Broke the Band!
1977 7
Jim Ryan Good Night, George! rubber band is slowly moving down into fist
Also published here 1977 8
Jim Ryan Cathy's Screwy Finger Bit first fingers slowly draw together
Also published here 1977 8
Jim Ryan The Bill Tear bill is folded and torn up
VariationsAlso published here 1977 9
Jim Ryan Jim's Quick Spell
Also published here 1977 11
Al Leech, Jim Ryan Al Leech's "Red Hot Mama"
1977 12
Jim Ryan Almost Impromptu Solid Ghost Zombie without ball, impromptu
Also published here 1977 13
Jim Ryan Jim's Thumb Tie
1977 14
Jim Ryan Fatima was a Dancer hand puppet from handkerchief, ballet dancer
Related to 1977 16
John F. Mendoza, Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
Inspired by 1978 27
Jim Ryan Bill Tear bill is folded and torn up
Also published here Mar. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 3)
175
Jim Ryan The Bill Tear bill is folded and torn up
Also published here 1981 5
Jim Ryan Jim's Toss-Away, An Easy Variation tossing bill away and it reappears back in the hand
1981 9
Jim Ryan Ryan's Dunbury Delight four ace kicker
Inspired by 1981 10
Jim Ryan Advice from Jim on fingernails, manicure
1981 14
Jim Ryan Misdirection and Manipulation
1981 15
Jim Ryan Ryan's Rope, Ring and Rod ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here 1981 19
Jim Ryan Bow Tie Knot ring and rope
1981 19
Jim Ryan Advice fir the Bride and Groom story
1981 24
Jim Ryan The Sevens - A Card Trick spectators select four cards by taking and dealing, they are all Sevens, then the cards reverse in the deck
Related toVariations 1981 1
Jim Ryan Jim Ryan on Balloon Animals
1981 4
Jim Ryan Quick Spell
Related toAlso published here 1981 5
Jim Ryan, Al Leech Al Leech's "Red Hot Mama"
1981 7
Jim Ryan Advice for Young Magicians
1981 9
Jim Ryan The Twins
Related to 1981 10
Jim Ryan The Blushing Queen Queen of Spades transforms into Queen of Hearts and back again
1981 15
Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
Also published here 1981 17
Jim Ryan On Matt Schulein anecdote on Matt Schulien
1981 18
Philip Reed Willmarth Bar Magic on bar magic, Jim Ryan and Matt Schulien
1981 19
Jim Ryan Ryan's Devilish Miracle
Also published here 1981 20
Jim Ryan, Paul LePaul Le Paul's Multiple Discovery five spectators each find their selection
Inspired by 1981 1
Jim Ryan The Plunger Change four aces turn into four selections
1981 5
Jim Ryan Plunger Change same as Lorayne's, claim to 1951-1956 and showing it to Vernon & Marlo
Related to 1981 7
Laurie Ireland, Jim Ryan Jim's Palm
1981 10
Jim Ryan The Ten Card Trick version of Victor's eleven card trick
1981 12
Jim Ryan The Six Card Trick six card repeat for close-up
1981 16
Jim Ryan Ring 247, Th Jim Ryan Ring picture
1981 17
Jim Ryan Three Cards Across
Variations 1981 18
Jim Ryan With Gratitude on Laurie Ireland, Ed Marlo, Paul LePaul, Matt Schulien
1981 24
Jim Ryan Jim Ryan's Classic Cups and Balls Routine three cups, three final loads, with purse frame and sponge balls
Related to 1981 1
Jim Ryan The Little Finger Steal
1981 1
Jim Ryan Slide Steal
1981 2
Jim Ryan Phase One - Production of Balls, Display of Cups
1981 4
Jim Ryan Phase Two - Two Balls Penetrate the Center Cup
1981 6
Jim Ryan Phase Three - A Ball Moves around & Penetrates Upwards
1981 7
Jim Ryan Phase Four - In the Spectator's Hand
1981 9
Jim Ryan Phase Five - Too Many Balls
1981 13
Jim Ryan Phase Six - The Great Finale
1981 15
Jim Ryan Bare Bones of the entire routine
1981 16
Jim Ryan Cups for the Jim Ryan Routine
1981 20
Jim Ryan Ryan's Rope, Ring, and Rod ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here 1984 21
Jim Ryan Seil, Ring und Zauberstab ring knotted on rope, on stick
Also published here
  • Cover, Sep. 1950
Nov. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2)
83
Jim Ryan Ryan's Devilish Miracle
Also published here 1984 (ca.) 4
Randy Wakeman, Jim Ryan Ryan Bill Tear Re-Visited
Variations 1985 26
John C. Wagner, Jim Ryan Transpojuxtaposition two cards are found but placed in front of wrong spectator, transposition
Inspired by 1987 145
Randy Wakeman, Jim Ryan Bill Tear Clarified better description
Inspired by 1987 55
Brother John Hamman The Twins
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1989 93
Jim Sisti Magic Loses Another Bar Great on the passing of Jim Ryan
May/June 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 11)
112
Ray Mertz At the Bar on 4F, Jim Ryan, working at a bard
July/Aug. 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 12)
125
Mark Phillips The Transposition Cards two cards are found but assigned to the wrong spectators, then they transpose
Related to Nov. 1992
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3)
49
Tom Mullica, Jim Ryan, Johnny Paul Cheek-To-Cheek
Inspired by 1992 74
Tom Mullica, Jim Ryan Taradiddle bill is folded and torn up
Inspired by 1992 99
Fred Kaps Cups and Balls three cups with sponge balls
  • Sequence One: Three balls appear under three cups
  • Sequence Two: Three balls gather under the center cup
  • Sequence Three: Three balls go beneath the right side cup
  • Sequence Four: Three balls vanish and reappear under the cups
  • Sequence Five: The balls vanish from the left hand and appear under the center cup
  • Sequence Six: A ball appears to travel from under the middle cup to either end cup
  • Sequence Seven: The fake explanation leading to the loading of the four final loads
Related to 1995 5
Tom Mullica, Jim Ryan An Inner-View (Interview) with Jim Ryan
Also published here
  • "The New Tops"
Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
493
Jim Sisti Jim Ryan - A Biographical Sketch
Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
495
Philip Reed Willmarth The Magic of Jim Ryan intro
Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
500
Jim Ryan Almost Impromptu Solid Ghost apparently ghost appears and vanishes under handkerchief, toothpick
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
500
Jim Ryan The Broken and Restored Match three pieces, one is thrown away and returns to hand, eventually match is restored
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
500
Jim Ryan Cathy's Screwy Finger Bit first fingers slowly draw together
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
501
Jim Ryan Good Night, George! rubber band is slowly moving down into fist
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1997
The Magic Menu (Vol. 8 No. 43)
501
Jim Ryan The Hunter Bow Knot
2001 81
Roberto Giobbi A New Look at Vice-Versa
  • The Genii Session
two spectators get the wrong card each, then they transpose, thoughts on transpositions
Inspired byAlso published here Nov. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 11)
18
Jim Ryan The Bill Tear bill is folded and torn up
2006 5
David Solomon Pure Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, two handlings
Inspired by 2007 6
Nick Trost The Sevens spectators select four cards by taking and dealing, they are all Sevens, followed by slop shuffle triumph with Sevens reversed at the end
Inspired by 2011 579
Jim Ryan, Roberto Giobbi Vice Versa two spectators get the wrong card each, then they transpose, thoughts on transpositions
Inspired byAlso published here 2016 137