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Edward Marlo Card Flight card on tabled deck changes with coin on top, hole in card, tosheroon
Related toVariations Aug. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 49
Edward Marlo When Stuck Without the Stik-Tack
  • Method 4
  • Method 5
  • Method 6
Related to 1969 Hierophant (Issue 1) 6
Karl Fulves Four As Three The Basic Count, pullback action
Related to 1972 Mexican Monte 1
Fred Robinson (reviewer) Close Up, French Style by Bernard Bilis Oct. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 322
Bernard Bilis Joking Illusion Jokers change back color, transpositions and then change back to original color
1976 Close Up, French Style 5
Bernard Bilis One Handed Snap Display display two cards in end grip using index finger to pull back top card, "snapping action"
1976 Close Up, French Style 5
Bernard Bilis Everywhere Everywhere and Nowhere variation, five cards shown to be the same card before changing into five selections
1976 Close Up, French Style 11
Bernard Bilis Never Split Coin travel from under one hand to another
Variations 1976 Close Up, French Style 18
Bernard Bilis Joker Finder Joker inserted into deck, inserted in between two selections
1976 Close Up, French Style 20
Bernard Bilis Red Mood Selection travels from between black Jacks to red Jacks. Jacks then change back color, then selection changes back color too.
1976 Close Up, French Style 22
Bernard Bilis Rising in China Card appears face up under Chinese coin on deck (original idea for gimmick: Tosheroon by Bob Dreibeck, marketed by Harry Stanley.)
Inspired by 1976 Close Up, French Style 30
Bernard Bilis Coin Thru Coin vanishes, appears in deck, on top of chosen card
1976 Close Up, French Style 35
Bernard Bilis Ladies and Gentlemen Four Jokers and a Queen change to Four Queens and a Joker. Backs change color
1976 Close Up, French Style 39
Bernard Bilis Coins Assembly Coin Matrix
1976 Close Up, French Style 41
Bernard Bilis Pair-A-Noic spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cut-off packet, set-up
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1978 Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 12) 136
Bernard Bilis Spread Sandwich Load from Classic Palm
Dec. 1978 Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 12) 137
Bernard Bilis The Growing Coin coin changes to jumbo coin on top of deck of cards
June 1979 Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 6) 214
Bernard Bilis All Around The Town two coins on table are dragged to two different spots with both hands and travel to one hand
Oct. 1979 Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 10) 263
Bernard Bilis Flipped visible transformation with c/s coin
Dec. 1979 Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 12) 284
Bernard Bilis The Bilis Spread four cards as three
Related to 1980 French Pasteboards 3
Bernard Bilis Bilis' Electric Double Lift
Related to 1980 French Pasteboards 6
Bernard Bilis The Impossible Glimpse new deck order, incomplete faro
1980 French Pasteboards 8
Bernard Bilis Immediate Sandwich Cards loading from classic palm with buckling
1980 French Pasteboards 11
Bernard Bilis Collectors using overlap gaff
1980 French Pasteboards 14
Bernard Bilis Another Departure gaffed
1980 French Pasteboards 19
Bernard Bilis The Calculating Sandwich total of sandwich cards equals cut of packet
Also published here 1980 French Pasteboards 23
Bernard Bilis Open Travelers Again using overlap gaff
1980 French Pasteboards 25
Bernard Bilis Super Sandwich two of four Aces vanish and sandwich Selection
1980 French Pasteboards 32
Bernard Bilis Wild Card Combination gaffed but performed from a normal deck
1980 French Pasteboards 36
Bernard Bilis Card Box Escape
1980 French Pasteboards 42
Bernard Bilis The Ghost Card from Box to Sanwich
1980 French Pasteboards 46
Bernard Bilis Torn Card exploiting optical illusion
1980 French Pasteboards 51
Bernard Bilis Another Matrix
1980 French Pasteboards 55
Bernard Bilis Touchless Copper Silver Transposition using cards as "chopsticks"
1980 French Pasteboards 59
Bernard Bilis, Edward Marlo Thought-Fool from deck to sandwich on top of case, credit correction on page 564
Mar. 1981 Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 3) 461
Mike Caveney 3:32 two coins travel under one hand, then one coin and eventually the last coin vanishes, using "The Flick"
Inspired byAlso published here 1981 Magicomedy 21
Al Smith Perdup spectator cuts off cards, he stabs a card in the deck between two cards that add up to the number of cut-off cards
Inspired by 1981 Cards At Bay 2
Bernard Bilis Four-Ace Foregone two aces are made invisible, they reappear
Nov. 1982 Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 11) 703
Harry Lorayne Bernard Bilis mini bio
1982 Best of Friends 447
Bernard Bilis A Visible Transposition a card injogged and a card outjogged face up, visible transposition
1982 Best of Friends 448
John F. Mendoza Bernard Bilis
1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 59
John F. Mendoza, Bernard Bilis Calculated Triumph small packet cut off, selection made and returned, deck shuffled face-up and face-down, all one way except sandwich in center with selection, sandwich cards total cut-off packet
Inspired byVariations 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 59
Bernard Bilis Snapping Move first finger snaps top card so it springs forward
Related to 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 125
Edward Marlo, Bernard Bilis I Missed impromptu version of Bilis' "Calculated Triumph", packet cut off, Triumph with rest, selection between two face up cards whose values add up to number of cut off cards
Inspired by 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 57
Juan Tamariz, Bernard Bilis Mini Fuera de Este Mundo with ten cards, divided in half, dated to 1976
1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 74
Bernard Bilis No-Lap Kick Switch two methods for single card or packet, tabled
June 1985 Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1071
Bernard Bilis Too Much Is Two Much! two selections, rubber band around deck, face transforms into first selection, rubber band disappears, reappears around second selection
June 1986 Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 6) 1213
Ken Simmons A-Band-Ment rubber band around deck, vanishes, encircles card in center
VariationsAlso published here 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 1
Bernard Bilis Palmed Card Addition
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 109
Bernard Bilis Unloading Move on the pack
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 150
Bernard Bilis Wild to the 2nd Power four Aces change to selections
Dec. 1988 Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 12) 1577
Bernard Bilis Ambitious Prediction
May 1989 Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 5) 1636
Bernard Bilis Underbanded Change encircled Card changes, Prediction Presentation
Feb. 1990 Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 2) 1746
Bernard Bilis Empty Deal for prediction of stop trick
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 74
Bernard Bilis Two Ace "Things" two Switches (one partial)
Jan. 1991 Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 1) 1876
John Bannon, Bernard Bilis Biddle Grip Bilis Switch
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 84
Hiroyuki Sakai Band On the Run rubber band around deck disappears and is found around selection, see p. 760 for credit information
Inspired byRelated to 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 722
Bernard Bilis Quick-Square Switch
1992 Card Finesse II 181
Bernard Bilis Instant Opener rubber band pop out with peek force
Feb. 1993 Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 2) 2179
Mason, Gerald Deutsch, Bernard Bilis Covered Top Change
June 1993 Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 6) 2224
Bernard Bilis In Appearance
Sep. 1993 Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 9) 2265
Bernard Bilis, Jean Philippe Total A-Band-A-Ment rubber band around deck, finger put through, selection jumps face-up onto back of fingers, with locking feature, Hiro Sakai not mentioned
Inspired byRelated to June 1993 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 2) 1
Gary Ouellet, Patrick Raymond, Bernard Bilis Empty Deal with deceptive sound illusion
1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 8
Meir Yedid, Bernard Bilis Fake Pocket Extraction card sticking out of breast pocket, left hand with deck apparently removes it
1994 Magical Wishes 73
Bernard Bilis One Hand Card Spread double pivots out of center of four-card packet
1994 Wonderful Routines of Magic — The Second Addendum 99
Doug Canning Card Counters
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 153
Dominique Duvivier Somersaulting Double Make double card spin and somersault back onto the deck (flourish double)
Related to 1996 Magie Duvivier 12
Paul Harris, Richard Vollmer, Bernard Bilis Set-Reset Plus
1998 Card College — Volume 3 616
Bernard Bilis One Handed Snap Display one-handed, top card snapped off with first finger
1998 Card College — Volume 3 617
Bernard Bilis The Open Prediction no trick cards or preparation required
Related to 1998 Card College — Volume 3 733
Bernard Bilis Push-In Exchange outjogged card is pushed in and top half removed
1998 Card College — Volume 3 734
Bernard Bilis Immediate Sandwich Cards
2000 Card College — Volume 4 1033
Steve Beam Prime Location cards reveal selection and amount of cut cards
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 77
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Pseudo Bilis some card cut off by spectator, next cards give its total, selection found as well, using Killer Count
Inspired by 2004 Killer Koncepts 14
Doug Edwards Rubber Wrist Revelation banded deck and hand, when deck is slammed on table selection ends up on back of hand
Related to
  • Bernard Bilis' "Band Slam" in "Magic" January, 2001. P. 79
2006 Brass Knuckles 117
Bernard Bilis, Miguel Gómez Double Turnover one handed turnover with nail twist of double card
2007 El Placer de la Magia 29
Bernard Bilis Bilis' Switch
2009 A Clockwork Apple 41
Bernard Bilis, Tyler Wilson Bilis Switch Handling one of two
2010 Reinventing the Real 66
David Ben, Bernard Bilis Tabled Spread Turnover
2011 Maelstrom 74
Bernard Bilis, Jason Ladanye Bilis Replacement Handling
2013 Confident Deceptions 179
Bernard Bilis Bilis Switch
2014 The EH Team 7
Harapan Ong The Buckle Replacement distributing culled cards one by one, double sandwich application in two parts of spread
Related to 2014 Close Culls 60
Zane Kinkade, Bernard Bilis Karma Sandwich spectator cuts off cards, two cards turn over in rest sandwiching selection and values total number of cut-off packet, smaller set-up
Inspired by June 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 6) 54
Bernard Bilis, "Magic" Christian Stelzel Bernard Bilis's Top Change of One of Two Cards
Inspired by
  • Notes de Conference (1984, p. 32)
2017 The Top Change 57
"Magic" Christian Stelzel To Change Two Cards, One after the Other, with the Top Two Cards of the Deck
Inspired by 2017 The Top Change 75
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Multiple Bottom Change, a Card at a Time similar to David Williamson's Monte phase in his Cocktail Dazzler
Inspired by 2017 The Top Change 103
Ryan Matney (reviewer) Essential Magic Collection: Passion by Bernard Bilis Dec. 2018 Genii (Vol. 81 No. 12) 105
Yves Carbonnier, Bernard Bilis, Edward Marlo ATFUS Variation
2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 82
Bernard Bilis The Bilis Extraction Move card replaced in center and deck put in case, in that action the card is pulled out to outside of case
2021 Every Card You Take 23
Bernard Bilis Bilis' Switch
June 2022 Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Florida Issue Part One) 49
Luka Kratsashvili Hop! Hop! selection lost, rubber band wrapped around fingers of one hand, card suddenly appears on back of hand under band
Related to
  • "BandSlam" (Bernard Bilis, Magic, Jan. 2001)
Nov. 2022 The Hermit (Vol. 1 No. 11) 522