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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Paul Curry New View deck in new deck order, spectator has the deck behind the back and puts one card reversed in the middle of the deck, exactly in order
Variations Feb. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 120)
Tom Ransom Racing Aces! four Aces marked with an X on the back, covered each with three cards, Aces vanish and appear in pocket, vanishing ink
June 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 232)
Tom Ransom New(er) View impromptu version of the Curry effect
Inspired by July 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 233)
Tom Ransom No Bop Balloon needle through balloon
July 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 312)
Tom Ransom Suicide Build progressive poker deal, from five to two hands
Related toVariations Sep. 1957
The Cardiste (Issue 4)
Tom Ransom On the Stay-Stack System cards do not have to be cut in center for the faro, handling idea
Sep. 1957
The Cardiste (Issue 4)
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Jean Hugard Color Separation separating suits and stacking deck in the hands, see Tom Ransom's idea in No. 6
Related to Feb. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 5)
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale, see also p. 340 & 342
Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Psychological Loser" (Daniel Dobson, Tokyo Trickery by Takinshi Nemoto, Magic Inc.)
VariationsAlso published here
Mar. 1970 325
Ken Beale Poker down under deal packet trick with poker theme
  • Canberra Poker
  • New South Wales
Related to
  • Aces To Win (Karl Fulves, 1971)
  • "Gravatt's Four Ace Trick" (Glenn Gravatt, Genii, Feb. 1958)
  • "Australian Poker" (Tom Ransom, Ibidem #14)
Sep. 1973 655
Tom Ransom New Charlier Pass lift instead of drop, some credit information
Apr. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Bob Farmer, Tom Ransom Chart #1 & Chart #2
1987/1988 20
Richard Kaufman Column No 6 Tom Ransom, Jeff Busby, getting endorsements from Dai Vernon
Related to Feb. 1991
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 8)
Peter Duffie Epitaph for a Card Cheat one-at-a-time reduction of hands
Inspired byRelated to 1995 156
Tom Ransom Hologramagic Seven of Spades torn in half, one half torn in half again, and so on, to get smaller and smaller pieces, each piece shows a full miniature Seven of Spades on its face
1997 72
Tom Ransom Origins origins of the Changing Pictures from previous entry
Feb. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 6)
Michael Close (reviewer) Wit and Wizardry: The Magic of Norm Houghton by Norman Houghton (written by Tom Ransom) June 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 10)
Oscar Weigle, Robert E. Ragatz, John Davit, Joe M. Marks, Tom Ransom, Rick Schulz, Gary Diliberto, Cushing Strout, Tom Arledge, Jack Browne, Russell T. Barnhart Messages
Feb. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 2)
Tom Ransom The Real Work On One-Way Faces gag
Jan. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 1)
Tom Ransom Duped Again possibilities for pseudo duplicates
  • 1. Push-In Duplicate
  • 2. Multiple Push-In Duplicates
  • 3. Jacker Duplicate
  • 4. Reverse Duplicates
  • 5. Full Numeral Duplicate
  • 6. Pip Duplicates
  • 7. Automatic Pip Duplicates
  • 8. Visible Color Change
Jan. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 1)
Tom Ransom Card Sense (By Computer) the twenty Royal Flush cards are used for a divination of poker hand and hole cards, using a paper computer with strips to find out about the cards
Jan. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 1)
Tom Ransom Two Card Monte with two odd-backed ace of spades
2010 111
Tom Ransom Flustration Monte with two odd-backed ace of spades
2010 114