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Tom Sellers The Joker Speller ten card packet, values are spelt out one by one, but when spectator tries it, he always gets the joker
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 60
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 505
Dai Vernon Card of the Gods card thought of from top third, found with procedure and counting
Variations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 633
Danny Morris, Doc Hurwitz, Walter B. Gibson Betcha
  • boiling water in a paper bag
  • beer bet
  • coin bet / puzzle ("One is not a nickel")
Variations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 24) 101
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Sefalaljia III ring tied on string, without cover
Related toVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 108
Dai Vernon Cutting The Aces
Related toVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 27
Dai Vernon The Challenge mind-reading presentation for transposition plot
Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 114
Edward Marlo Magical Seven selection reversed in face-up portion travels down into lower face-down portion into seventh position, five phases/methods
Related toVariations The Magic Seven 2
Harry Lorayne Mated! spectator finds two mates
Variations Close-up Card Magic 175
Paul Curry The Case of the Missing Hat cards with magicians and with hats, story trick
Related toVariations Magician's Magic 248
Karl Fulves According to Hoyle stud poker, after each card is dealt, the performer's face up card are exchanged with one of the other player's, performer still wins
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 218
Robert Parrish On the Open Prediction see also p. 270 for reference
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 223
Harvey Rosenthal Instant Sandwich king on bottom and top, vanish and sandwich card in middle
Related to Epilogue (Issue 10) 77
Reinhard Müller 3-Card Catch one-handed sandwich throw
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 431
Frank Garcia Head to Head Poker kind of Always cut the Cards in reverse, crimp
Variations Million Dollar Card Secrets 82
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam Dalal
Related to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 514
Karl Fulves No-Cover Aces four aces, four indifferent cards, aces vanish/change into indifferent cards, aces found again
Variations Notes From Underground 21
Jerry K. Hartman One Good Turn Aces placed between the Jokers will reverse itself
Also published here Means & Ends 20
Paul Curry Turn of the Century
Related toVariationsAlso published here Paul Curry Presents 57
Karl Fulves Topological Trap sandwiched card penetrates sandwich cards, a corner secretly folded
Variations Methods with Cards — Part 2 109
Roy Walton The Paint Brush Change as a color change and appearance
Related toVariations Some Late Extra Card Tricks 12
David Britland Through the Fourth Dimension
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 316
David Britland Lateral Change
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 317
David Britland David Britland Writes
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 261
Paul Harris The Infamous Tap-Dancing Cards selection from one half travels reversed in other half, then transforms into second selection after being sandwiched, other card from pocket
Inspired byVariations Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 44
Paul Harris The Bizarre Twist! card perpendicular between two other cards turns visually over, color changing back kicker ("The Bizarre Routine")
Related toVariationsAlso published here Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 73
Robert Walker Twist and Transpo twisting followed by Daley's Last transpo
Inspired byVariations Good Turns 17
David Britland Introduction
Trick Card Trickery 2
David Britland The Experimental Elmsley Count four cards, two cards hidden
Trick Card Trickery 4
David Britland Instant Printing four blank cards printed, different versions
1. Two by Two
2. All together
3. A Spanner in the Works (face pips are accidentally printed on back)
Inspired by
  • Peter Kane's "Blank Amazement"
Trick Card Trickery 4
David Britland Supersonic Joker two red-backed blank cards, one blue-backed Joker, situation reverses
Trick Card Trickery 8
David Britland An Oddity! three blank cards and a Joker, twisting and then all become Jokers
Trick Card Trickery 10
David Britland Turncoat twisting with four Jacks of Diamonds, one red and three blue backed, back situation reverses, red/blue double backer
Trick Card Trickery 12
David Britland 'simpossible deck shuffled, two spectators each get half a deck and exchange any card, performer takes only one half and names both cards after looking through it
Trick Card Trickery 13
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Three Coins vanishing coin with coin puzzle presentation
Inspired by The Talon (Issue 1) 2
David Britland Chinka Dice chink-a-chink, with jumbo dice kicker
The Talon (Issue 1) 4
David Britland Out Policy
The Talon (Issue 1) 8
David Britland The Oracle on Uri Geller, Mark Lewis, Joe Dignam
The Talon (Issue 2) 9
Al Smith Cross Over Aces using pick-up from wrong packets, see p. 37 for variation by David Britland
Related to The Talon (Issue 2) 13
Trevor Lewis All Change color change, using a one-handed top palm with the second card from top, see p. 37 for credit information and variation by Stephen Tucker
Related to
  • Deane Moore's "The Clip Palm" in "Genii" Vol. 11, Nr. 10, 1947. P. 305.
  • Notes (David Britland, 1979)
Also published here
  • "Color Change" in "Abra" Nr. 1578, 1976. P. 352.
The Talon (Issue 2) 17
David Britland Calculated Mysteries prediction / force with calculator, memory button, Uri Geller anecdote
The Talon (Issue 2) 19
David Britland Synthetic Spell
The Talon (Issue 2) 22
David Britland The Oracle
The Talon (Issue 3) 24
David Britland Velleda Variations chips with numbers in a bag, forcing a number, erasable ink
Inspired by The Talon (Issue 3) 25
David Britland (reviewer) Cards 2 - 51 Faces North by Karl Fulves The Talon (Issue 3) 24
David Britland (reviewer) The Crabtree Connection by Roger Crabtree (written by Lewis Ganson) The Talon (Issue 3) 24
David Britland Quasi
The Talon (Issue 3) 30
David Britland Dark Forces card turns face up in the deck, when value is counted it leads to selection, Henry Christ force as placement
The Talon (Issue 3) 34
David Britland Disapen pen disappears between hands
The Talon (Issue 3) 36
David Britland Notes on the one-handed top palm with second card from the top and Cross-Over Aces
Related to The Talon (Issue 3) 37
David Britland The Oracle with credit information by Jeff Busby on The Hotel Mystery Plot
The Talon (Issue 4) 39
David Britland Guillo bits of business for the finger chopper
The Talon (Issue 4) 40
David Britland Auto Knot with a string, knot is moved and string apparently restored
The Talon (Issue 4) 45
David Britland The Oracle
The Talon (Issue 5) 50
David Britland (reviewer) Sleight Unseen by Martin A. Nash (written by Stephen Minch) The Talon (Issue 5) 50
David Britland (reviewer) Cloned by Magic Ronnay The Talon (Issue 5) 50
David Britland (reviewer) Spectrum Plus by Magic Ronnay The Talon (Issue 5) 50
David Britland Quick Slick several phases, 4&4
Inspired by
  • Karl Fulves' "Oil and Water" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 53, Nr. 8. 1973, P. 74.
The Talon (Issue 5) 56
David Britland Fulvesque introduction
The Talon (Issue 5) 60
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Tucker's Turnover one Ace changes into selection
The Talon (Issue 5) 64
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Face Card Fantasy with Aces, Kings, Queens and Jacks
The Talon (Issue 5) 66
David Britland, Trevor Lewis Ace Wave four Aces in envelope, named is reversed and has different back, with message on back for extra kicker
The Talon (Issue 5) 67
David Britland (reviewer) Cards and Cases by Karl Fulves The Talon (Issue 5) 68
David Britland (reviewer) The Shamrock Code and Parallel Principle by Karl Fulves The Talon (Issue 5) 68
Tommy Wonder Falling Pips pips on cards "fall" to one end when cards are tapped on table
Variations Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2) 806
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Talon by David Britland Interlocutor (Issue 41) 164
David Britland Prologue
Zennerism 1
David Britland Zennerism five ESP cards (or Ace through Five), one is pocketed by spectator and the rest are put down in pairs alternating with performer, all match, marked or impromptu
  • Effect
  • Preparation
  • Performance
  • Notes
Zennerism 1
Haruhito Hirata The Hirata Master Move coin is brought down on table and vanishes
Related toVariations The Silver Passage 20
David Britland The Oracle on Harry Lorayne, Paul Stone, The Ace Place
The Talon (Issue 6) 69
David Britland Cabbalistic Cord ring threaded on string under handkerchief
Inspired by The Talon (Issue 6) 75
Al Smith Heavy Metal Aces
Related to
  • Al Smith's "Tradacez" in "Cards on Demand" p. 5.
Variations
The Talon (Issue 6) 77
David Britland Drinking Spell spelling through cards, names of liquids
Inspired by The Talon (Issue 6) 81
David Britland Alien odd backed card, mirror face as kicker
VariationsAlso published here The Talon (Issue 6) 83
Keith Davies Oil Shake 4&4, mixing climax
Inspired by The Talon (Issue 6) 87
David Britland Creo prediction of created card, re-deal
The Talon (Issue 6) 88
David Britland (reviewer) Self-Working Mental Magic by Karl Fulves The Talon (Issue 6) 90
Meir Yedid Slingshot Snapout bottom card shoots out
Related toVariationsAlso published here Cardworks 26
David Britland Pseudo one handed
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1) 14
David Britland False One Handed Cut
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1) 14
David Britland Continuum card sticks out from center, second card is added to it, when card is removed, apparently Irv Wiener's move, see p. 94 for credits
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 29
Stephen Tucker Jargon on David Britland, Dave Bendix, Bobby Bernard
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 34
David Britland Sandwich Switch on the deck
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Gags? with books, cards and pens
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 44
David Britland Acepell four aces are produced, first by spelling a cut to card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 46
David Britland Binge jacks perpendicular in deck, squared and selection ends up in between
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 49
David Britland Card of the Gods
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 63
David Britland Duet two cards
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 5) 81
David Britland Control variation on the Ovette / Kelly move, see p. 150 for credits
Related to Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 5) 91
David Britland Catchers sandwich cards squared with the deck
Inspired byVariations Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 7) 118
David Britland Christmas Cord penetration with pair of scissors, under handkerchief
Inspired byRelated to Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 140
Harvey Rosenthal Letter on Britland's Control
Related to Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 150
Marc Russell, David Britland Toasted Sandwich sandwich cards inserted half-way in deck, pivoted and selection spins out between them
Variations Babel (Issue 1) 4
David Britland The Laser Spacer prop for coins through table, spinning disc, idea
Babel (Issue 1) 6
David Britland Paul Daniels - It's Magic on Paul Daniels, Fred Peter's Dancers, Jean-Claude and Yvette, The Compagni Philippe Genty, Karen Kay
Babel (Issue 1) 8
David Britland A Quick Pick Me Up clever handling for cut and restored rope
Babel (Issue 1) 15
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland Dealarama pictures of magic shops in London, International Magic Shop, Repro Magic, Martin Breese, London Magic Centre, Alan Alan's Magic Spot, Davenport & Co, Ace Place Magic Studi
Babel (Issue 1) 16
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland Chinese Acrobatic Theatre
Babel (Issue 1) 23
David Britland On the Razzle one stick with three cords
Babel (Issue 1) 25
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson The Great Box Mystery unclear if Patterson or Britland, card in case transposes with card in deck, case is sandwiched in the deck and flicked
Babel (Issue 1) 26
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson A Quickie unclear if Patterson or Britland, gag, pen is stretched
Babel (Issue 1) 27
David Britland (reviewer) Cardworks by Richard Kaufman Babel (Issue 1) 28
David Britland (reviewer) Reflections by Paul Daniels Babel (Issue 1) 29
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland News in Brief on David Murfet, Bill Slade, Lee Roy, Bob Dixon, Geoff Milne, Mark Randall Mooneyham, Trevor Revell, Dale Tadlock, Ray Goulet, Dixie Dooley
Babel (Issue 1) 29
David Britland Babel - Editorial
Babel (Issue 2) 3
David Britland A Coin Routine - With Interest one coin routine with jumbo coin kicker
Babel (Issue 2) 6
David Britland Coin Transformation coin into jumbo coin
Babel (Issue 2) 7
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland Repro 71 article on the magic shop "Repro 71" by Geoff Maltby
Babel (Issue 2) 8
David Britland Pandora's Boxes sympathetic matchboxes, lids open and close
Babel (Issue 2) 13
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson Fun & Frolics in Great Yarmouth IBM convention in Great Yarmouth, Da Silva Puppet Theatre, Shaun McCree, Crisco, John Cornelius, Ali Bongo, Peter Warlock, Jack Mayes, Terry Herbert, Mike Gancia, Walt Lees, Mark Leveridge, Eddie Dawes, John Palfreyman, Peter Lane, John Salisse, Peter Kersten, Josephine, Joe Nex, Chu Chin Fu, Jan Madd & Chantal, Johnny Thompson, Jeffrey Atkins, Joe Marvel, Pierre Brahma, Jacqueline, Eddy & Company, Harry Nicholls, Frans Biemans, Tommy Wonder, Hans Van Senus, Bob Little, Roger Crosthwaite
Babel (Issue 2) 16
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland John Calvert: Actor & Magician on the move
Babel (Issue 2) 19
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland How to Tackle Problems
Babel (Issue 2) 23
Stuart R. Patterson, David Britland The Magic Cube inner working of the cube
Babel (Issue 2) 25
David Britland Enigmas 1: Computer Cards card location with mechanics of the Simple Shift, flourishy
Babel (Issue 2) 26
David Britland (reviewer) Meir Yedid's Finger Fantasies by Meir Yedid (written by Harry Lorayne) Babel (Issue 2) 27
David Britland (reviewer) Tearable by Philip T. Goldstein Babel (Issue 2) 27
David Britland (reviewer) Cardmagic Selfspoken by E. T. Hollins Babel (Issue 2) 27
David Britland (reviewer) Instant Inflation by Trevor Lewis Babel (Issue 2) 27
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson Erase a Card? on pencil rubbers with a card on them
Babel (Issue 2) 28
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson The Amazing Vanishing Money Effect on plastic money
Babel (Issue 2) 28
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson News in Brief on the passing of Kuda Bux, Mohammed Ali, Wally Boyce, Harry Lorayne, David Bamber, Larry Kettlehake
Babel (Issue 2) 30
David Britland The Oracle on Jeff Busby, Arcane
The Talon (Issue 7) 91
David Britland Iso-Warp four Aces turn over, one by one
Inspired byAlso published here The Talon (Issue 7) 95
David Britland, Gert Malmros Numismagic
The Talon (Issue 7) 105
David Britland Thru coin is brought down on table and vanishes, with variation by Stephen Tucker as a transformation
Inspired by The Talon (Issue 7) 105
David Britland (reviewer) Nickel Saver by Scotty York The Talon (Issue 7) 109
David Britland (reviewer) The New One Cup Routine by Shigeo Takagi The Talon (Issue 7) 109
Philip T. Goldstein New Wave spectator reverses one of five ESP cards, same is reversed in packet in envelope
Variations shuffled lecture 3
Karl Fulves Out Pivot incomplete faro condition, cards pushed together and selection pivots out
Related to T.V. Card Rise 34
David Britland Tilt? tilt variartion
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 163
Stephen Tucker, David Britland American-Express two card transposition, coin under cards travels as well, duplicate
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 165
Stephen Tucker, John Brown, David Britland Full-Circle coin and card vanish and appear on deck
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 184
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Adder spectator write numbers on paper in envelope, performer removes some they add up to any named number
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 188
David Britland Mate two mates are found from a shuffled deck, hindu shuffle
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 199
David Britland News Flash word in newspaper, carbon
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 200
David Britland Black Red using quick 3-way moves
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 12) 224
David Britland Straight from the Top palming a card while dealing through deck
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 13) 241
David Britland Christian card at position vanishes and appears when spectator's name is spelled
Inspired by
  • Bob Ostin's "Name Spelling" in "Fingertip Fantasies"
  • "What's in a Name?" in Garcia and Schindler's "Magic with Cards"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 13) 248
David Britland Face to Face two selections, joker stabbed into the deck next to first selection, then joker turns into second selection
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 14) 260
David Britland Method for Facing two Selections at the Top of the Deck
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 14) 261
David Britland A 4th for Dinner selection placed between two jokers, teeth marks cut out, it vanishes and reappears
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 283
Reinhard Müller FF Color Catchers
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 286
David Britland Specututular!
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 309
David Britland Red Alert freely chosen card is only odd-backed card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 321
David Britland Cash Card card changes in packet of bills
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 322
David Britland Etc
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 324
David Britland Shocker paper burns in a flash and becomes a coin
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 329
David Britland Small Prophet selection is found by placing a coin on a car, two-way out, with four Aces climax or by spelling Ace
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 17
David Britland Open all Hours open prediction, with odd backed card, repeated and prediction transforms
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 22
Unknown Reverse of a Card
Related to
  • David Britland's" Reverse Shuffle" in "Magigram" 10 / 1976
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18) 341
David Britland See Shell signed coin, coin penetrated selection
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18) 349
David Britland Xmas Time Trip climax for time machine trick, deck ends up sealed in cellophane
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 379
David Britland Live and Let Dye climax for dye tube, three silks knotted together
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 5
Al Smith (reviewer) Deckade by David Britland Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1105
David Britland (reviewer) Review Of the Martin Nash Lecture (London 1983) Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1174
Philip T. Goldstein, Frank Thompson Exitwist twisting with four jokers, one vanishes at the end
Related toVariationsAlso published here MajorMinor 2
Philip T. Goldstein Chromated combining preceding Chromavator and Chromatwist
VariationsAlso published here MajorMinor 10
David Britland Tearing a Lady in Two two cards folded along two different axis and put in Card Warp configuration, torn in two, inner piece restores
Inspired by Tearing a Lady in Two 1
David Britland Disco selection from one half travels reversed in other half
Inspired byRelated to Deckade 1
David Britland High Rise Ace to Three, last card sandwiched between first two
Deckade 4
David Britland O + W 4&4, one mix and one un-mix
Variations Deckade 6
David Britland Nautilace card penetrates from center to bottom of three-card crosswise packet
Inspired by Deckade 11
David Britland All Around Twist allowing clean display because of SBS double facer
Inspired by Deckade 12
Stephen Tucker, David Britland, Marc Russell With 4 with four cards
Inspired by Deckade 12
David Britland The Interlock Twist technical variation with four cards
Inspired byVariations Deckade 13
David Britland, Marc Russell The Double Twist with four cards
Inspired by Deckade 13
David Britland Jackrobats with extra card, first packet then in the deck
Inspired by
  • "Acrobatic Cards" (Verne Chesbro, Larry West, Tricks You Can Count On, p. 20)
VariationsAlso published here
Deckade 14
David Britland Sandswitch visible sandwich change as Three-Card Catch is done with deck face up
Inspired by Deckade 18
David Britland Conan transposition of coins and a die under cover of a cone
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 21) 397
David Britland Unbeatable spectator selects card twice, put between two jokers, then entire deck consists of jokers
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 425
David Britland Supermatch matchbox with slit, coin penetrates tray and matches
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 437
David Britland First Time Ever! red card among black cards reappears in packet several times, then all cards change into the same red card and eventually all cards are black again
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 446
David Britland Acembley
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23) 450
David Britland Roundabout elongated and with story presentation
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 470
David Britland Up and Coming card apparently rises among four cards
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 25) 486
David Britland Sea Shell coin turns into cut out circle of a card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26) 510
David Britland Alien odd backed card, mirror face as kicker
Also published here Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 517
David Britland, Stephen Tucker Pogo one coin routine with jumbo coin finale
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 527
Paul Brignall Knocknock! story trick, transformation of cards ends with four nude backs
Inspired by
  • David Britland's "Spectrum"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 529
David Britland Seconds Out...
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 30) 585
Justin Higham Or......
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 7
David Britland Jackrobats with extra card, first packet then in the deck
Also published here Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 7
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Out of Our Minds
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 20
David Britland Zennerism two sets, all match
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 25
David Britland Four Thought four cards turn into quarter of a jumbo card which match selection
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 43
David Britland Poker Face
Inspired by
  • Roy Walton's "Cascade"
Variations
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 49
Stephen Tucker Editorial on Phil Goldstein, David Britland
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1174
David Britland Tunnel Sandwich sandwich cards pushed through deck perpendicularly, card appears in sandwich
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 1
David Britland Editorial
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 5
David Britland Flipover Cut cutting sequence in which an Ace appears face-up on the deck, last Ace first wrong and then changes
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 6
David Britland PanACEa slop shuffle
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 8
David Britland Add On Finesse cards in step configuration
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 13
David Britland Going Under Ground involving a Joker as well
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 14
David Britland Flesh Eaters three handlings, with interlace subtlety
Inspired byRelated toVariations Cardopolis (Issue 1) 15
David Britland One-Hand Reverse one-hand top palm derivation to reverse top card to bottom
Also published here
  • Magigram, Vol. 9 No. 2, Oct. 1976
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 21
David Britland Fourlorn last card vanishes
Inspired byVariations Cardopolis (Issue 1) 22
David Britland Double Trouble spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Inspired by Cardopolis (Issue 1) 24
David Britland Cannon Fire bottom card shoots out, different grip
Inspired by Cardopolis (Issue 1) 25
David Britland Promenade Aces in a row, no indifferent card on first one, one on second, ... three on fourth Ace, progressive Aces with this layout
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 26
David Britland Spinner Daley Spin Flourish (or Jerry Andrus?), card changes, top card of double is pushed flush during spinning action
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 29
Robert E. Neale The Trapdoor spectator holds card with trapdoor with hole cut-out, it is entangled in seemingly impossible way while spectator closes eyes
Variations Trapdoor Card 6
Justin Higham Som-Ace-Sault two Aces are turned face up, all turn face up, as finale Aces turn all over in deck
Inspired byVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1006
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Cardopolis by David Britland (written by Marc Russell) Epoptica (Issue 5) 251
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Tearing a Lady in Two by David Britland Epoptica (Issue 6) 358
Philip T. Goldstein Choice Flesh
VariationsAlso published here The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 20) 188
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Footsteps Deck cannot be squared properly, cards keep sticking out - when forced to be square by tapping on deck, all the pips fall to one side of the deck
Inspired by The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 4
Walt Lees David Britland
The Best of Close-Up Magic 9
David Britland The Blues Brothers assembly with Aces, color changing back kicker
Inspired byVariations The Best of Close-Up Magic 9
David Britland April - The First Effect a spot card is pushed visibly through Queen of Spades, which is examined before and after
A Lady Through and Through 1
David Britland June - The Second Effect two cards with narrow open slits, signed chosen card sandwiched and penetrated with other card
Inspired by
  • "Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin)
A Lady Through and Through 6
David Britland David's City coin to glass snow globe
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 33) 640
David Britland Britlandeck name of card written on back of card, prediction
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 34) 658
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Once and Future Kings
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 695
David Britland, Stephen Tucker Elmley Count Lapping
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 696
David Britland Revolution card from top to center, out jogged
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 703
David Britland Still Counting on back of card is 7up logo, card is found at seventh position from that card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 705
David Britland Upfront
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 35) 686
Paul Brignall Flushtronic four Ten of Clubs shown, one by one they turn face down, transformation into Royal Flush at the end, SBS
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 35) 690
Jerry Sadowitz Fancy Dance Kings placed on top and instantly four-handed game dealt, Kings in performer's hand, they change to Aces
Variations Contemporary Card Magic 16
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Stargate by Terri Rogers (written by David Britland)Variations Epoptica (Issue 7) 397
David Britland Introduction
Equinox 2
David Britland Toastmasters "A 'revolutionary' sandwich effect"
sandwich cards inserted half-way in deck, pivoted and selection spins out between them
Inspired by Equinox 4
David Britland Simple D'Amico Spread
Equinox 4
David Britland Waltz Time "A 'packet elevator' with visions of grandeur"
ends with full deck phase
Inspired by Equinox 7
David Britland Lunch Box "A large 'sandwich' with very few calories!"
card in box transposes with selection, case put in middle of deck on table and flicked out, optional kiss image on case
Related to Equinox 11
David Britland Tri-umph "In the midst of chaos something always turns up"
no shuffle, three packets placed face-up/face-down
Related to Equinox 14
David Britland Orient Express "The Chinese get the better of the Exchange Rate"
copper and silver coins transpose repeatedly, then change into Chinese coins, inspired by Fred Kaps
Equinox 17
David Britland Homeward Bound "A mysterious journey across time and space"
with three silver coins and a copper coin
Equinox 20
David Britland The Mexican Turnover Switch and some Interesting Applications introduction
Equinox 24
David Britland Austrian Aces "A simple solution to Johann's problem"
Equinox 24
David Britland Packet Version of Mexican Turnover Switch in-the-hands
Equinox 25
David Britland Voo-Duo "Two cards linked by uncanny forces"
card in one half is touched and turned over, mate turns over in other half
Equinox 28
David Britland Deck Version of Mexican Turnover Switch deck is turned face up around selected card
Equinox 29
David Britland Bulls Eye "A pasteboard prediction"
prediction written on card, pushed in by spectator, next to prediction
Variations Equinox 30
David Britland Packet Version of Mexican Turnover Switch as Force
Equinox 32
David Britland The Eyes Have It "An old gambler reveals his most precious secrets"
four Aces appear during the spelling and dealing of the word Mississippi
Inspired by
  • "Mississippi Aces" (Joseph K. Schmidt, Modern Close Up Card Problems)
Equinox 33
David Britland Master of the Game "A demonstration of your gambling skills"
four Kings put on top and two hands of four cards each dealt, one hand contains all Kings, repeated with same result and Aces in other hand
Equinox 36
David Britland Two Step "How to get two hands in a four-handed game"
Kings shuffled into deck, four hands dealt, performer gets Kings, they change into Aces
Inspired by Equinox 38
David Britland Dust Busters "The Queens 'about face' then change' for the better"
twisting, then Daley's last with two card transformation
Inspired by Equinox 41
David Britland Room at the Top "Nobody does it better, except the spectator!"
Ambitious Card with King, other Kings show up and then change to Aces
Equinox 46
David Britland The Impressionist "Can you have a playing card with four faces? Of course not..."
Universal Card (Joker changes into each of three selections) that disappears at the end
Inspired by Equinox 49
David Britland And Finally...
Equinox 53
Ben Harris The Return of the Alien combo of odd-backed elevator, universal card, three-card vanish, color changing backs
Inspired by Midnight Special 7
David Britland Introduction
Angel Card Rise Plus 1
David Britland The Angel Card Rise cased deck, rubber band gimmick, faro loading
  • The Gimmick
  • Performance
  • Loading and Unloading the Gimmick
  • More Ideas
  • Final Notes
Related toVariations Angel Card Rise Plus 2
David Britland A Simple Prediction re-deal force
Angel Card Rise Plus 9
David Britland More Ideas deck rises from case, then selection from deck
Angel Card Rise Plus 10
David Britland The Topological Angel card with folded corner
Related to Angel Card Rise Plus 15
David Britland The Big Squeeze presentational ploy for holding deck with both hands
Angel Card Rise Plus 19
David Britland Daedalus animation of perpendicular card, sympathy presentation, devano
Angel Card Rise Plus 20
David Britland Poor Man's Aga card perpendicular in deck rises, devano
Angel Card Rise Plus 23
David Britland Techno-Rise paper pulled in deck via devano, selections rise
Angel Card Rise Plus 24
David Britland Fallen Angel card shoots from banded deck
Related toVariations Angel Card Rise Plus 26
David Britland Shoot-Out rubber-band gimmick
Angel Card Rise Plus 13
Jack Yates Clue six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds different colored disc, murder game
Variations Clue and other Mysteries 51
David Britland Introduction
Psychomancy 2
David Britland Zennerphobia chosen ESP symbol predicted twice
Inspired by Psychomancy 4
David Britland Tandem predicting the ESP choices of two spectators on business cards
Psychomancy 10
David Britland Three Times A Lady two spectators deal face up through a deck each, one card face down, they match and also match prediction, Henry Christ Force
Related to Psychomancy 13
David Britland Sagittarius out-of-hand selection, performer stabs reversed card next to selection, Henry Christ Force inspired
Related to Psychomancy 20
David Britland Consumer Control chosen ESP card is reversed in packet in envelope, partial rough-smooth
Inspired by Psychomancy 25
David Britland My Name Is Legion deck has famous names on the back of every card, two cards chosen with Gemini Twins procedure, rest of deck blank
Psychomancy 30
David Britland Star-Gazer horoscope chosen with counters with number on them, reading is predicted
Psychomancy 35
David Britland Royal Decree spectator finds out of which King the performer is thinking
Psychomancy 40
David Britland The Shining coin is removed from chain to divine which of five envelopes has the spectator's word in it, word divined, coin travels back onto chain
Psychomancy 43
David Britland The Four Bit Machine number cards from 1 to 16, put in square formation and four are selected, their total predicted
Psychomancy 51
David Britland Oracle
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
David Britland Prelude prelude to Holey POD, Müller's Three Card Catch with cards with holes through them
Inspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
David Britland Parallax card reverses while spectator holds it, with cut
Inspired byRelated toVariations The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1) 14
David Britland Oracle on Hofzinser's Zauberkuenste
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2) 19
David Britland The Last Game multiphase routine
Inspired byAlso published here The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Shiv Duggal Quo Vadis similar to interlaced vanish, cards appear face-up next to fourth card
Related to The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2) 27
David Britland Interlaced Subtlety
Related to The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2) 29
David Britland Diadem jazz aces and Elevator combination, with eight cards
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 2) 35
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Parallax by David Britland Epoptica (Issue 8) 462
David Britland Mensa 1
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 41
Gordon Bruce Gordon Bruce on Parallax coin vanishes and returns in trapdoor of card
Inspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 46
Eric Mason Eric Mason on Parallax name of thought of card appears on paper combined with Parallax
Inspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 71
David Britland Alchemy four red cards change one by one to black cards, always one red card placed between two black cards
Inspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 75
Mike Gancia Mike Gancia on Parallax card in envelope
Inspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 80
David Britland Open and Shut Case with liar/truthteller presentation
Inspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 81
David Britland Oracle on an essay by Jon Racherbaumer on "The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings"
The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 88
Karl Fulves What From Whom various credit information
  • "Parallax" (David Britland, New Talon #1)
  • "Angel Card Rise" (David Britland)
  • "Dollar Con" (Terri Rogers)
  • "Moon Rock" Rip Off (Sid Lorraine)
  • Marlo Move in New Tops, June '85
  • "Double Vanish & Recovery"
  • "BoTop Change"
  • "Immediate Bottom Placement"
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 48) 205
David Britland, Joe Dignam Master of the Game poker hand that the performer receives with cutting procedure from shuffled deck is predicted, Serendipity Poker Principle
  • Routine Number One
  • Routine Number Two (with possible exchange of cards)
Inspired byVariations Master of the Game 3
David Britland Introduction
Card Kinetics 2
David Britland Haunted Angel rubber banded deck cuts itself slowly at selection
Related to Card Kinetics 3
David Britland Spring Heeled Jacks sandwich cards are rubber banded and cut into deck, they leap out with selection in between
Related to Card Kinetics 7
David Britland Business Thoughts business card signed by spectator and put in packet, rubber banded, selection slowly rises up
Related to Card Kinetics 11
David Britland Inside-Out Angel rubber banded deck, selection slowly rises out of it
Inspired by Card Kinetics 16
David Britland Elastic Thread on invisible elastic thread
Card Kinetics 20
David Britland Making the Loops invisible elastic thread loops
Card Kinetics 21
David Britland, Finn Jon Adding the Loop how to get into possession of the loop in performance
Card Kinetics 22
David Britland The Simple Rise elastic thread loop
Card Kinetics 23
David Britland Unloading the Loop getting rid of elastic thread loop after card trick
Card Kinetics 24
David Britland The Ultimate Angel elastic thread loop
Inspired byVariations Card Kinetics 25
Shiv Duggal, Chris Powers The Ultimate Angel - Ideas
Inspired by Card Kinetics 27
David Britland Angel Aces four Aces leap out of deck one by one, elastic thread loop
Variations Card Kinetics 28
Shiv Duggal Angel Aces with Selection selection shoots out of deck, elastic thread loop
Inspired by Card Kinetics 31
David Britland Hell Fire match box closes by itself, elastic thread loop
Card Kinetics 33
David Britland Mechanical Popper silk appears in empty hand, elastic thread loop
Inspired by
  • "Popper" (Milbourne Christopher, Hen Fetch, Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic)
Related to
Card Kinetics 35
David Britland Elastic Thread as Reel Substitute
Related to
  • "Penetrable Silk" (Spalding, Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic Vol. 2)
Card Kinetics 38
David Britland Angel Ghost dancing handkerchief, elastic thread loop
  • Wakey Wakey
  • Hip Hop
Card Kinetics 38
Channing Pollock, Adolpho Freies Erscheine eines Tuches in der Hand II rubber band powered
Related toVariations The Lecture of Channing Pollock 19
Edward Marlo, David Britland Marlo's Interlace Subtlety procedure for placing three cards between kings
The Olram File (Issue 1) 13
David Britland Introduction
Cutting Remarks 5
David Britland Cutting Remarks thread-less self-cutting deck, strip stuck to a card
  • The Gimmick
  • The Basic Handling
  • Controlling the Selection
  • Notes
Inspired by
  • "The Robot Pack" (?), Abracadabra
Related to
Cutting Remarks 7
Alex Elmsley The Four-Card Trick back and face of a card changes
Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 23
Michael Weber A Better Mousetrap three phases, based on Robert E. Neale's "The Trapdoor Card"
Inspired byRelated to Life Savers 130
Edward Marlo, David Britland Interlace Subtlety procedure for placing three cards between kings
Inspired by Card Finesse II 48
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley