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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Frank Thompson, Alton Sharpe Undercover Surprise deck changes into lemon underneath silk, card is in it
Variations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 64
Frank Thompson, Aaron Black No-Turn-Over Okito Steal No. 2 coin placed into tabled box, lid placed on top while box stays on the tabled, coin is stolen out
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 121
Frank Thompson Chink-A-Chink credit information, bottle caps, without crossing of hands
May 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 515
Karl Fulves Computer cards spelled out, the deck is always wrong, color-changing back kicker
Inspired by Nov. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 570
Jerry K. Hartman Center Swing Cut - Applications
  • Set key-card following a spectator peek
  • A false cut
for basic technique see reference
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 67
Frank Thompson F.T. Cut
VariationsAlso published here 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 143
Frank Thompson Spectator-Challenge Aces
1973 Rim Shots 119
Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell spelling to any Ace called for
Related to 1973 Rim Shots 122
Karl Fulves Babel Frank Thompson lecture, Walter Graham, E. G. Brown
Jan. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 698
Harry Lorayne Snappy Flush Royal Flush production
Inspired byVariations 1975 Afterthoughts 44
Darwin Ortiz, Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell Variation climax
Inspired by 1975 Afterthoughts 74
Scotty York, Frank Thompson A Nonokito - Okito Routine selected coin travels into box, coin penetrates box, card case and falls into a glass
1975 Coins 31
Karl Fulves Frank Thompson
1976 Interlocutor (Issue 12) 45
Alex Elmsley, Frank Thompson Elmsley Count Handling
1977 Wildcard Miracles 130
Geoffrey Latta Okito Box Turnover tabled
Related to Jan. 1978 Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Ken Krenzel Marionette Multiple Coin Vanish
Related toVariations Apr. 1978 Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 4) 42
Louis Tannen, Frank Thompson One-Hand Okito Box Sequence coin vanishes and reappears, credit correction on page 192
Also published here Oct. 1978 Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 10) 117
Daryl Martinez Twisted Aces Redivivus last ace vanishes and reappears reversed in deck
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1980 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 105
Ken Simmons Running False Cut also as control
Inspired byRelated to 1981 Close-Up With Cards 20
Frank Thompson The Thompson Tilt Pass described in context of a control
  • The Preliminary Moves
  • The Interchange of Packet
  • Concluding Observations
1981 The Thompson Pass 1
Frank Thompson, Derek Dingle Multiple Shift to top, straddle/jiggle type action
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 116
Frank Thompson Thompson False Cut
Related toVariations 1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 45
Philip T. Goldstein, Frank Thompson Exitwist twisting with four jokers, one vanishes at the end
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1983 MajorMinor 2
Bob Farmer Transfer Cut from bottom to center, tripple cut in the hands
Inspired by 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 83
Frank Thompson Lid as Loading Device
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 98
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 1985 Equinox 49
Frank Thompson Bottom Slip Cut injog preparation
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 102
Roberto Giobbi Ouvertüre für vier Damen four Queens cut to one by one
Inspired by
  • "The Flash Ace Opener" (Frank Thompson, The Cold Deck, 1976)
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 10
Karrell Fox "A Foxy-Falsie" Thompson Cut without break, jogged packet
Related to 1988 My Latest Book 54
Frank Thompson Aced! four Aces are kept under Control
June 1989 Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 6) 1655
Frank Thompson Multi Shift aka Straddle Shift, also for single card
Variations 1989 The Multiple Shift 2
Harvey Rosenthal, Frank Thompson Variations of Multi Shift
  • reversing cards (Rosenthal)
  • palming cards in classic palm (Thompson)
  • palming cards in Tenkai palm (Rosenthal)
Inspired by 1989 The Multiple Shift 4
Karl Fulves Straddle Pass
Inspired by 1989 The Multiple Shift 7
Philip T. Goldstein, Frank Thompson Exitwist twisting with four jokers, one vanishes at the end
Also published here 1990 Focus 74
Richard Kaufman, Jim Patton, Frank Thompson On the Cover Pass
Oct. 1990 Opus (Vol. 3 No. 6) 14
Frank Thompson No-Cut Multiple Shift
Related to Aug. 1991 Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1957
Frank Thompson Triple False Cut shown to Bannon by Harvey Rosenthal
Related to 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 95
Randy Wakeman In Lieu of the Slip Cut
Inspired by 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 95
David Driscoll Blind Riffle Stack Ace is on top and bottom, spectator puts third Ace on top or bottom without the performer knowing where, yet the performer stacks all three Aces
Inspired by 1991 Swindle Sheet (Issue 8) 91
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson's System on the fly
Variations 1991 Swindle Sheet (Issue 8) 91
Jerry K. Hartman Boggle Switch Quick 3 Way variation
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Card Craft 613
Frank Thompson Box Bounce "an Oktio Box Secret"
coins penetrate box, featuring move in which coins bounce back into hand when stack of coins is dropped into box
Related to 1993 Rigmarole (Issue 5) 50
Karl Fulves Interim Report on John Scarne, Slydini, Frank Thompson (credit claim for Cigar Bottom Deal)
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 5) 53
Frank Thompson Box Bounce bouncing coins back
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 5) 42
Frank Thompson F.T. Cut brief
1994 Workers Number 4 5
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson's Method top stock riffle control
  • Thompson Ace Cutting
1994 Crooked Tales 94
Frank Thompson A Simple Cut as relayed by Ed Voorhees
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1108
David Acer The Trinary Cut
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 Natural Selections 72
Frank Thompson Frank 3-4-4 Switch
1998 Sex Sells 16
Pit Hartling Chaos Cut false running-cut with slip cut
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1998 The Book 115
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson False Cut
1998 Combo 22
Harry Levine The Thompson Breather
  • Breathing New Life into the F.T.
  • Selection From Middle to Top
  • Moving the Breather
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 69) 1429
Frank Thompson Four Card Revelation
1999 21st Century Card Magic 46
Frank Thompson, Doug Conn Thompson False Cut Variation
Inspired by 1999 Tricks of my Trade 159
Karl Fulves Database further comments and credit information on the referenced items, Electronic ESP
Related to 2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 2) 45
Frank Thompson Add On Move Aces up-jogged, put on top, three cards switched out
2000 Discoverie (Issue 3) 40
Frank Thompson Triple Cut not too flashy
2002 FASDIU II 72
Frank Thompson Thompson's Aces
2003 Card College — Volume 5 1183
Karl Fulves FT Done Twice "Cut & Clip"
repeat version of Thompson Cut
Inspired by 2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 344
R. Paul Wilson, Frank Thompson, Edward Marlo The Blink Force
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 48
Jack Avis Avis False Cut
Inspired by 2005 Discoverie (Issue 10) 138
Benjamin Earl, Frank Thompson Finessed Frank Thompson Cut handling touches
Also published here 2014 Less is More 3 17
Vanni Bossi, Frank Thompson Turnover 1 tabled, independently by Frank Thompson, more credit information
Related to 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 146
Roberto Giobbi Card in Lemon deck changes into lemon underneath handkerchief, selection inside lemon
Inspired byAlso published here 2016 Standup Card Magic 211
Frank Thompson F.T. Cut
Also published here Feb. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 2) 53
Benjamin Earl, Frank Thompson Finessed Frank Thompson Cut
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 Less is More 47
Frank Thompson Tip-Out Steal
2017 The Long Goodbye — Latta on Coins 234
Harapan Ong Stress Production cutting to four Kings, Aces are on bottom, multiple Frank Thompson Cuts
2018 Principia 32
Steve Beam, Frank Thompson F. T. Cut different uses for the F.T. Cut
  • As a Control
  • Bottom to Top Cut
  • Delayed Gratification
  • Red / Black Shuffle
Also published here 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 223
Steve Forte Carrying Top Slugs only straight riffles and no additional cuts
  • splitting and switching sides
  • riffling off the thumbs
  • split-cover
  • one-hand protected-position
  • overprotecting slugs
  • tap fake (Frank Thompson)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 59
Steve Forte Positioning Swing-Cuts bluff/slip swing cuts to position top cards into different parts with breaks
Inspired by 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 755
Steve Forte Top/Bottom Transfer Demo Aces shown on top, two riffle shuffles without further cuts and they are shown on bottom, then back to top
  • top to bottom - two riffles
  • bottom to top - two riffles (Frank Thompson inspired)
  • bottom to top - one riffle
  • face-up transfer
  • psychological transfer
Inspired by 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 857
Frank Thompson, Larry Jennings Frank Thompson’s EZ Ace Cut
Inspired by
  • Frank Thompson, The Cold Deck, 1976
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 440
Frank Thompson One Hand Okito Box Sequence coin vanishes
Also published here 2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 443