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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Theodore Annemann, Tom Bowyer Impromptu Frame Ups card divination with instant stooge
Mar. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 6)
22
Tom Bowyer Publicity Trick back of business card with playing card back changes color
May 1935
The Jinx (Issue 8)
31
Tom Bowyer Klondyke Poker poker deal from new pack order
1937 373
Tom Bowyer The Restless Dozen twelve cards counted in strange way, then every second card is turned over, then half the cards together
1937
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37)
180
Tom Bowyer Eight Bits cut newspaper pieces are folded and change into bills, then back, gag scissors that cannot be opened
1937 53
Tom Bowyer, S. W. Erdnase Indetectable improvement (?) on DPS
Inspired by Jan. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 40)
264
Tom Bowyer For a Dime weird traveling effect in which a 6H becomes a 6H with black hearts pips
Jan. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 40)
268
Theodore Annemann Flat Rabbit Gag "I left him in the suit when I had it pressed!"
Related to June 1939
The Jinx (Issue 57)
402
Tom Bowyer "My Card, Sir!" double blank card changes into business card
1941
The Jinx (Issue 131)
752
Tom Bowyer Indetectable Shift-Palm improvement (?) on DPS
Related to 1943 78
Tom Bowyer Match Vanish after lighting a cigarette
Apr. 1944
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 1 No. 11)
46
Tom Bowyer Routine with a Svengali Deck different effects with a svengali deck, reverse, spelling, counting, all alike
June 1944 54
Tom Bowyer The Upside Down Six six spot turns into nine spot
Variations Dec. 1944 87
Tom Bowyer The Color-Changing Hat and Gloves
Also published here 1945 288
James G. Thompson Jr. Biographical Sketches of Contributors
  • Theo. Annemann
  • Charles Arbuthnot
  • George E. Arrowsmith
  • Roger Barkann
  • Sylvan Barnet
  • Joseph L. Barnett
  • Raymond L. Beebe
  • Eugene Bernstein
  • J. B. Bobo
  • John N. Booth
  • Tom Bowyer
  • Vynn Boyar
  • Joan Brandon
  • Fred Braue
  • John Braun
  • Lu Brent
  • R. C. Buff
  • Clyde F. Cairy
  • Loring Campbell
  • Jack Chanin
  • Frank Chapman
  • Forest V. Chesbro
  • Milbourne Christopher
  • Eddie Clever
  • Stanley Collins
  • Mystic Craig
  • Thomas J. Crawford
  • John J. Crimmins, JR.
  • Paul J. Curry
  • Del Monte
  • Harry Dobrin
  • Ronald B. Edwards
  • Bruce Elliot
  • Professor El-Tab
  • Dr. E. G. Ervin
  • Dr. Henry Ridgely Evans
  • Val Evans
  • "Hen" Fetsch
  • Thomas B. Fitzgerald
  • Dariel Fitzkee
  • Sid Fleischman
  • Joseph Harman Fries
  • Martin Gardner
  • Teral Garrett
  • Walter B. Gibson
  • Arnold L. Grubin
  • Nelson C. Hahne
  • Hathaway
  • Royal V. Heath
  • Charles H. Hopkins
  • Jean Hugard
  • Mark Jacobs
  • R. M. Jamison
  • F. H. Jeudevine
  • Maurice Kains
  • George G. Kaplan
  • George Karger
  • Joseph A. Karson
  • Wilbur Kattner
  • Gerald Lynton Kaufman
  • Howard B. Kayton, M.D.
  • The Great Kolar
  • Gerald Kosky
  • Abril Lamarque
  • William W. Larsen
  • Sid Lorraine
  • Art Lyle
  • L. Vosburgh Lyons
  • Richard F. Madden
  • Greer Marechal, JR.
  • George McAthy
  • William H. McCaffrey
  • Jack McMillen
  • Harry Mendoza
  • Orville Meyer
  • John W. Mifflin
  • Chester Morris
  • Paul Morris
  • Frederick Mosteller
  • Robert A. Nelson
  • C. A. George Newmann
  • Grady S. Nicholson
  • Dr. Cecil E. Nixon
  • Charles Walter Nyquist
  • Dell O'Dell
  • Tom Osborne
  • George Harrison Pittman
  • Julien J. Proskauer
  • Clayton Rawson
  • Ralph W. Read
  • Dolf Rudin
  • Herb Rungie
  • Ned Rutledge
  • James J. Sanders
  • Lucille Pierce Saxon
  • Sigmar - The Magician
  • Jerry Sorensen
  • Willard S. Smith
  • George Starke
  • Dr. Raymond V. Stone, SR. (RAMO)
  • Harlan Tarbell
  • DR. Franklin Taylor
  • J. G. Thompson, JR.
  • Jack F. Trebel
  • M. Van Reese
  • Jack Vosburgh
  • Audley Valentine Walsh
  • Peter Warlock
  • Herman L. Weber
  • Bob Weill
  • William H. Wilson
  • Tommy Windsor
  • Howard H. Wise
  • Ed. Wolff
  • Michael F. Zens
1945 347
R. M. Jamison The Upside Down Six Six spot turns into Nine spot, with jumbo cards and card has number written on it
Inspired byAlso published here Jan. 1945 95
Tom Bowyer Psychological Stop Trick
Jan. 1948 390
Frank Joglar Backstage on Sam Horowitz, Jay Marshall, Fu Manchu, Robert Harbin, Eugene Hellman, Alli Mona, Louis McBride, Sid Lorraine, Tom Bowyer and more
  • News of the Necromancers
  • See-Through Sorcery
  • Harbin
  • Personal Preferences
  • Black Magic
  • Albenice
  • Memory Book
  • "Cagliostro"
  • Tom Bowyer
Dec. 1949 612
Tom Bowyer Flat Rabbit Gag Comment
Related to Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 2)
4
Tom Bowyer Maybe Make Three shuffled deck cut in half, performer takes three values out of one half, three cards chosen freely from other half, most of the time some values match, proposition bet
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 2)
5
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 22
  • p. 24
Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
4
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 25
  • p. 36
  • p. 65
Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
12
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 112
Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
16
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 36
Apr. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 5)
5
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 75
  • p. 77
Apr. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 5)
7
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 206
  • p. 289
  • p. 301
Apr. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 5)
17
Tom Bowyer Follow the Leader Method brief outline
July 1956
Ibidem (Issue 6)
13
Tom Bowyer One Way the Hard Way out-of-the-room selection, spectator has to remove a card from tabled spread, walk somewhere and replace card from other side, described by Faucett Ross
Related to Sep. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 7)
7
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 68
Sep. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 7)
12
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 210
page number is guessed
Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
30
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 206
Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
3
Tom Bowyer A One-Man Impossibility? spectator with cloth over him divines chosen cards, cue sheet and force, originally published under Bowyer's stage name "T. Van Russell"
Also published here
  • marketed 1923
Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
7
Tom Bowyer "Sucker" Effect spectator under cloth apparently divines cards, rest of audience plays along, originally published under Bowyer's stage name "T. Van Russell"
Also published here
  • marketed 1923
Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
7
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 27
Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
11
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 104
  • p. 167
Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
17
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 74
Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
21
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 176
Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
22
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 231
  • p. 237
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
5
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 115
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
12
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 181
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
14
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 177
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
17
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 289
  • p. 290
  • p. 293
Sep. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 11)
18
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 231
Sep. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 11)
20
Richard H. Barnett Patter for the Tom Bowyer Repeat Bill Trick
1958
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958)
21
Dariel Fitzkee, Tom Bowyer Trick Brain Tumors annotations to "The Trick Brain"
  • p. 248
  • p. 248
Sep. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 14)
10
Tom Bowyer A Letter to Faucett letter to Faucett Ross, Chester Miller, Dunninger
Related to Sep. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 14)
13
Tom Bowyer Phone Book Test based on Grant idea, index
Sep. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 14)
13
Tom Bowyer Book Riffle Force
Sep. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 14)
14
Dr. Stanley Jaks A Letter from Jaks reaction to Tom Bowyer letter
Related to Aug. 1963
Ibidem (Issue 29)
30
Stewart Judah, Tom Bowyer Stewart Judah's Svengali Deck Routine
1976 26
Tom Bowyer Un Cambio de Color de Sombrero y Guantes
Also published here 1977 96
Danny Korem, Tom Bowyer A Way Out three cards chosen from spectator match three cards chosen from performer, risky
1980
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
18
Tom Bowyer Probabilistic Power of Thought two shuffled decks, a match is likely
1981 16
Tom Bowyer Svengali Routine selection made, card divined, then it turns over, then appears at named number and at randomly spelled card, spectator stabs next to it
1985 28
Tom Bowyer Tom Bowyer's Trick one of five cards, multiple out
1994 1237
Tom Bowyer The "Stop" Trick psychological force
1994 1238
Ted Lesley The More Frequent Miracle two people deal cards from shuffled decks until two cards match, matching card is predicted reversed in third deck, repeated by reversing new card and cutting other two decks
Inspired by
  • Tom Bowyer's "The Frequent Miracle" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 39, Nr. 3. P. 67. 1940.
1994 37
Tom Stone Pipedream NO 1: The Exceptionally Infrequent Miracle three people deal ABC cards, first three letter word is predicted
Related to
  • Tom Bowyer's "The Frequent Miracle" in "The Sphinx", 1940. Vol.39. P. 67.
1996 17
Tom Bowyer One-Way Reversal see section "Attribution"
Related to Mar. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 7)
76
Al Baker September 13, 1936 to Tom Bowyer
2003 785
Lewis Jones Value for Money betting game trick, dealing through cards and naming values in a row, every hit costs a dollar, spectator has some hits and performer has none
Inspired by
  • Tom Bowyer's "The Frequent Miracle" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 39, Nr. 3. P. 67. 1940.
2006 148
Tomas Blomberg Freakish Miracle #1 two decks with names of playing cards on the backs, shuffled and one dealt face up and one face down, card matches with writing on the back of other card and they also match when both cards are turned over
Inspired by
  • Tom Bowyer's "The Frequent Miracle" in "The Sphinx" Vol. 39, Nr. 3. P. 67. 1940
2006 15
Sid Lorraine, Tom Bowyer Digging into the Past thought off cards are divined by placing them on table, duplicate
2012 150
Christian Scherer Ein Kindheitstraum six bill repeat, pocket method
Inspired by
  • Tom Bowyer's "six Bill Repeat"
2014 337
Tomas Blomberg The Freakish Miracle Frequent Miracle type of effect, using three decks with their backs openly marked, two deck dealt through until a match occurs, match at same position in third deck but on other side of card
Inspired by
  • "The Frequent Miracle" (Tom Bowyer, The Sphinx, Vol. 39 No. 3, May 1940)
2014 120