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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 134)
Henry Christ Dead Man's Hand selection found and dead man's hand dealt to someone, incorporating audible shot for shock effect
Variations 1943 58
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 72
Cy Endfield The Famous Magazine Test force with coin and cards, performed by Dr. Stanley Jaks
Variations 1955 46
Fred G. Taylor Crazy Clocks see also p. 420 for comment by Leslie May
VariationsAlso published here Jan. 1968 150
Jack Avis, Larry Jennings To Lie Or Tell The Truth see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout
Related to
  • p. 179 for further references
VariationsAlso published here
May 1968 175
Bruce Cervon Perfect Speller
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1968 227
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous
  • Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
  • Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
  • Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
Inspired byVariations Apr. 1970 334
Robert E. Neale Infernal Machine eight cards with different men and women, dating presentation, anti-faros to produce requested cards, binary, see bottom of p. 341 for credit information, p. 420 for envelope suggestion by Cushing Strout
VariationsAlso published here June 1970 339
Karl Fulves Child's Play
Variations Sep. 1970 364
E. Leslie May, Bob Still, Cushing Strout, Trevor Dawson Etcetera
May 1971 420
Cushing Strout Gaffed Coins coin through plastic case into glass from Okito box, magnetic
July 1971 431
J. W. Sarles Further Than That credit information (Larsen & Wright's "Bonus Card Trick"), production of selection, Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout
Inspired byVariations Nov. 1971 467
Joseph K. Schmidt Subconscious Poker II one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1973 687
Cushing Strout Double Thot named card is only odd-backed card, then it changes into another selection, Chicago Opener, credits to Walter Gibson, Carlyle, George Sands
Feb. 1974 707
Cushing Strout Speaking of Spells setting up for the referenced spelling tricks with location routine
Inspired by Dec. 1974 829
Cushing Strout, Jerry Fulton Etcetera
Jan. 1975 840
Cushing Strout On Book Tests and Tarot Decks using tarot cards to force spot in book
Aug. 1984
Epoptica (Issue 6)
Rory Johnston (reviewer) The Magic of David Copperfield XV: Fires Of Passion by David CopperfieldRelated to May 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Jim Steinmeyer The Nine Card Problem small packet spelling discovery, no-touch
Inspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Jim Steinmeyer, The New Invocation #43, Feb. 1988)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
May 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Cushing Strout, Sandy Singer Copperfield XV
  • Letters
Related to July 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 11)
Alex Elmsley Tell Me Three Times three cards chosen and called out, on one of them is lied, stack
VariationsAlso published here 1994 396
Chuck Fayne (reviewer) Strong Magic: Creative Showmanship for the Close-Up Magician by Darwin OrtizRelated to July 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Cushing Strout, Bill Taylor, Darwin Ortiz Survival of the Strong
  • Letters
Related to Aug. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Karl Fulves The Wizard of Odds No. 31, nine cards used for "three-card poker", hand with Ace of Spades wins, includes spelling of names, inspired by the Copperfield/Steinmeyer television trick
Related to 1995 55
Cushing Strout A Meditation on Magician as Actor on Robert-Houdin's quote
June 1995
Opus (Vol. 5 No. 4)
Cushing Strout 3-D Further Than That
Also published here July 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 11)
David Charvet Beatrice Houdini
Related to Oct. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Cushing Strout, David Charvet Bess
  • Letters
Related to Mar. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Stan Allen (reviewer) The Legend Begins by Lance BurtonRelated to Mar. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Cushing Strout The Legend Begins
  • Letters
Related to May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
Rob Allen, Victor Gorodinsky, David Callahan, Graham Stringer, John R. Dudley, Lance Campbell, Max Howard, Ron Calhoun Special(s) Delivery
  • Letters
Champions of Magic show
Related to Aug. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 12)
Cushing Strout Scared of Silence
  • Letters
Related to Oct. 1996
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Cushing Strout So Right
  • Letters
Jan. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 5)
John Moehring 1997 From A To Z
  • Numbers
  • Rest in Peace
Related to Jan. 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 5)
Cushing Strout Flim-Flam
  • Letters
Feb. 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 6)
Cushing Strout, Artie C. Kidwell Di$crimination
  • Letters
Related to Mar. 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 7)
Cushing Strout (reviewer) The Magician's Wife by Brian Moore
Aug. 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 12)
Cushing Strout (reviewer) The Spirit Of Magic by Dai Vernon, Daniel ZuckerbrotRelated to July 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 11)
Cushing Strout As Submitted
  • Letters
Related to Sep. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
Richard Hatch Searching for Erdnase on the identity of "The Expert at the Card Table"
Related to Dec. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Allan Slaight Strout Fellow
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 20
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)
Michael DeMarco, Cushing Strout On Erdnase
  • Letters
Related to Feb. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 6)
Cushing Strout A Spirited Houdini
  • Letters
Apr. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 8)
John Moehring Norm Nielsen: Conjuror, Craftsman, and Collector as Well
Related to Sep. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Cushing Strout Movie Star, Too
  • Letters
Related to Nov. 2000
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 3)
Steve Dick All Things McCombical on Billy McComb
Related to May 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 9)
David Regal, Cushing Strout, Steve Bryant More Things McCombical
  • Letters
Related to June 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 10)
John Booth The Legendary Robert-Houdin Light and Heavy Chest: Advertising Catastrophe
Related to July 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 11)
Cushing Strout Hidden Secret
  • Letters
Related to Oct. 2001
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 2)
Jim Steinmeyer The Full Deck Problem Nine Card Problem version with deck
Variations 2002 8
Cushing Strout The Gypsy Foretells Further Than Farther with credit information
Inspired byRelated toVariations Feb. 2004
The Penumbra (Issue 7)
Cushing Strout Introduction
2005 7
Cushing Strout Variations on "The Nine Problem" Small packet spelling discovery, no-touch, gives different ways to present it (tarot cards etc.)
Inspired by 2005 9
Cushing Strout, Stewart James Invisible Setups Idea to combine spelling with ladder stacks to find card
2005 13
Cushing Strout The Queens Cast a Spell Locate card by spelling, then produce a named Queen after losing all four into the deck, fortune telling presentation
Inspired by
  • "Aces for Connoisseurs Again" (H. Nicholls Harley, New Pentagram, Mar 1981)
2005 17
Cushing Strout Further Than That and the Lie Detector Combine Further Than That with lie detector plot

Also includes variation based on The Nine Card Problem, and Alex Elmsley's Tell Me Three Times
Inspired by 2005 20
Cushing Strout The Left-Handed Clock Cards dealt into clock formation, card is located using a spinning physics toy as the clock hand
Inspired by 2005 24
Cushing Strout Taking Another Look at the Dead Man's Hand After spelling some words, magician deals the Dead Man's Hand to the spectator
Inspired byRelated to 2005 27
Cushing Strout Conjuring with Classics Essay on theory about storytelling in magic, compares to Conan Doyle and Lewis Carroll
2005 30
Cushing Strout Six Napoleons Small packet, down under deal to find a special card representing a jewel, story based on Sherlock Holmes
2005 31
Cushing Strout The Bohemian Scandal Storytelling of a Sherlock Holmes story, uses plunger principle somewhere and some spelling
2005 33
Cushing Strout Holmes Meets Endfield Using a Sherlock Holmes book and a deck of cards to create a coincidence, story telling
Inspired by 2005 35
Cushing Strout One the Other Side of the Mirror Wacky storytelling trick for Alice in Wonderland
2005 39
Cushing Strout Postscript
2005 48
Michael Close (reviewer) On the Other Side of the Mirror by Cushing Strout Oct. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 10)
Cushing Strout As Far As You Want To Go
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2009 45