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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deck
Related toAlso published here 1897 158
The Card in the Pocket card and its position thought-of, divined and placed in pocket, Lazy Man's Card to Pocket, two handlings
Related to 1909 92
Ralph W. Hull The Elusive Joker reprint of original instructions, quote: "He [spectator] finally gives up in disgust"
1931 67
Laurie Ireland The Four Jacks four Jacks on table, one covered with three cards, others lost in deck, assemble
Variations 1931 22
Ralph W. Hull Foreword
1932 1
Ralph W. Hull Mental Abstraction or Cards by Instinct cards shuffled once, separated with Hearts/Clubs in one pile, spectator choses cards in one pile and performer instantly removes mates from other pile behind back
1932 2
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Eye Popper"
1932 4
Ralph W. Hull Optical Shuffle to front and back, as control of card to third position
Related to 1932 4
Ralph W. Hull Two/Three of Diamonds pseudo duplicates for ambitious card phase
1932 5
Ralph W. Hull Hull's Marvelous Card Prediction three cards predicted, one thought of, two methods, one with Thayer's Lock Flap Card Box, predictions written on billets in clever way
1932 6
Ralph W. Hull Delayed Re-Deal Force
1932 9
Ralph W. Hull Topsy Turvy Cards: (1) A Card Detective reversed card appears in deck, its value is used to count to selection
Also published here 1932 10
Ralph W. Hull (2) Chosen Card "Turn-Over" chosen card reverses after an example-card turns over
1932 11
Ralph W. Hull (3) In Spectator's Own Hands
1932 11
Ralph W. Hull (4) Spectator's Name Spells Card performer stabs reversed card in deck behind back, from that point on the spectator's name is used to spell to card
1932 12
Ralph W. Hull Counting Subtlety apparently forgetting to give the spectator the instruction to take a card while spreading
1932 12
Ralph W. Hull (5) Multi-Card "Turn Over" three selections turn over, pushed into secretly reversed deck with cover card
1932 12
Ralph W. Hull (6) Topsy-Turvy Climax slop shuffle triumph with preliminary phase in which cards are really shuffled face-up/face-down
1932 12
George Demers Magic Number Revealment with thirteen cards
VariationsAlso published here 1932 14
Ralph W. Hull A Mental Card Mystery tabled card turn out to be free selection, requiring two Jokers, top change and mexican turnover
Related toVariations 1932 15
Ralph W. Hull A Trick Exposed, But How? color change apparently exposed, but card turns out to have vanished and is brought from pocket
1932 16
Ralph W. Hull Single Card Wonder Prediction spectator shuffles deck, names number and card at that position is predicted, re-deal force
1932 17
Ralph W. Hull Bicycle Marking System
Variations 1932 17
Ralph W. Hull, Leo Levi A Surprising Solitaire all cards laid out according to system, generating some stack that is used to spell out all values, all thirteen values spelled out have 52 letters
1932 18
Ralph W. Hull Valuable Card Sleights
1933 2
Ralph W. Hull The Optical Shuffle "A Perfect Substitute for the Pass"
back and front throws, also as card control
Related to 1933 2
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Hide-Out" Card Sleight showing that a card is apparently missing while spreading through deck, reverse cull
Also published here 1933 4
Ralph W. Hull Diamond Thieves and Blackmailers Jack of Spades lost in deck, Aces shown, red ones lost in deck, black ones on table, now black ones sandwich Jack in center of deck and red ones are on table
1933 5
Ralph W. Hull The "Will-o'-the-Wisp" Card "Sometimes Known as The Run-A-Way Card"
card and its position thought-of, it vanishes and reappears reversed at named number, re-deal placement
Related to 1933 7
Ralph W. Hull, Any Deck Read From the Card Backs cards named by looking at the back
  • First Method with a "Set-Up" Deck
  • With Borrowed Deck (secretly faced deck)
Related to
  • "Seeing with Fingertips" (Howard Albright)
1933 9
Ralph W. Hull The Jumping Jacks four Jacks on table, one covered with three cards, others lost in deck, assemble
Inspired by 1933 11
Ralph W. Hull Addition and Switch cumbersome Braue Switch precursor
Related to 1933 11
Ralph W. Hull Magic Touch Versus Mental Thought card and its position thought-of, divined and placed in pocket, Lazy Man's Card to Pocket
Related to 1933 14
Ralph W. Hull The Elusive Jack "A new impromptu 'Two Card Monte' with any cards"
miscalling
1933 15
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Magic Picture Book" Deck "The Ever Changing Deck"
cards are printed on all-backs deck, all-backs/faces spread display, natural bow and every other card reversed
1933 16
Ralph W. Hull Book Flourish concave and every other card reversed
1933 17
Ralph W. Hull The Fan one-handed, every other card hidden naturally
1933 18
Ralph W. Hull Deck Turnover (?) fake deck turnover
Related to 1933 18
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Never Miss" Card Trick selection appears at chosen position, repeat with apparent failure and transformation
  • reverse count and packet turnover bluff
  • slip-back deal count
1933 19
Ralph W. Hull Slip-Back Count
1933 20
Ralph W. Hull Which Card Left? Two Card Monte with jumbo cards
1933 21
Ralph W. Hull The New Torn and Restored Card "Club Trick par excellence"
signed, part of signature on corner that the spectator keeps, rest restored, Berg Paper Fold
1933 22
Ralph W. Hull Birds of a Feather Flock Together
Inspired by
  • "Picture Puzzle" (Dai Vernon)
1933 25
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Joker" Spelling Trick No. 4, thirteen card packet, values are spelt out one by one, but when spectator tries it, he always gets the joker
  • A Variation
Also published here 1935 5
Ralph W. Hull A Brain Teaser No. 9, card vanishes from packet and travels to named position into other packet, duplicate, saliva
Related toAlso published here 1935 11
Prediction confusing cut to force two cards, possibly by Ralph W. Hull (see Trost reference)
Variations 1937 23
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Arthur Leroy Self Control any card is removed and put in pocket where it sticks out, any card named, card from pocket is named card
Related to 1937 27
Ralph W. Hull The Joker Spelling Routine thirteen card packet, values are spelt out one by one, but when spectator tries it, he always gets the joker
Also published here 1937 59
Ralph W. Hull, Nelson Hahne Modernism in Mentalism crude OOSOOM, one of nine
1937 184
Ralph W. Hull Name O' Card any named card is found/spelled-to, full stack and multiple out
1937 237
Ralph W. Hull The Mirage Principle svengali pack with rough-smooth principle and cards are short and also narrow
1937 253
Ralph W. Hull Mirage Deck deck changes in duplicates of selection, svengali/mirage deck
1937 253
Ralph W. Hull The Eye Popper svengali/mirage deck
1937 254
Ralph W. Hull Magnetic Mental Control odd-backed card placed in deck is found by spectator from faces, rough-smooth
Also published here 1937 287
Ralph W. Hull Three in One Card Trick card vanishes from packet and travels to named position into other packet, duplicate, saliva
Also published here 1937 294
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth
1937 299
Ralph W. Hull Magic Number Revealment Row of Ten Cards
Also published here 1938 154
A Matter of Debit and Credit "I have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 157
Ralph W. Hull The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switches
Related toVariations 1938 327
Ralph W. Hull By Elimination OOSOOM forerunner, using a psychological fishing without asking questions
1938 344
Ralph W. Hull The Tuned Deck six phases, two corner shorts
Related to 1938 517
Ralph W. Hull The Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper construction of deck followed by four applications
Related to 1938 531
Ralph W. Hull The Force with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck
1938 531
Ralph W. Hull The Pop-Eyes Eye-Popper Trick with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck
1938 532
Ralph W. Hull "Knock 'em Off with a Stick" two cards, with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck
1938 532
Ralph W. Hull Skilled? Second Dealing with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck
1938 533
Ralph W. Hull The Magnetic Mental Control using two decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deck
Also published here 1938 533
Ralph W. Hull Ralph Hull's Famous Vanishing Knot
1941 ca. 27
G. W. Hunter, Ralph W. Hull The Magic Shoe Laces Hull's presentation for the G. W. Hunter Knot
Related to 1941 ca. 31
Ralph W. Hull R. W. Hull's Stretching Rope rope is cut in middle but pieces are of different lengths, performer stretches ropes to same lengths and restores it
1941 ca. 143
Ralph W. Hull R. W. Hull's Marked Rope and the Thumb Tack marked rope. is cut and restored
1941 ca. 224
William S. Houghton A Rope Routine, Wrinkle and Patter rope four times cut and restored
Related to
  • "Triple Mystery" (Ralph W. Hull)
1943 68
Paul Fleming (reviewer) More Eye Openers by Ralph W. Hull 1944 114
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Smart Magic by Nelson Hahne (written by Ralph W. Hull) 1944 116
Frederick Braue The Secret Addition improved
Inspired byRelated to July 1945 135
Cyril Marriott Affinities thought of card and unknown selection in envelope are predicted, with mental masterpiece card case and Pop-Eyed Popper cards
Related to June 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 107)
431
John A. M. Howie + or - ? using two four of a kinds, transformation kicker
Related to June 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 153)
611
Bill Simon Sensitive Fingertips two cards are found
Related to 1949 13
Ken Krenzel Mental Discernment Improved one of nine, Three-spot used to locate it
Inspired by
  • "Mental Discernment" (Ralph W. Hull)
1949 14
Jochen Zmeck, Ralph W. Hull Schneller als das Auge ambitious phases with mirage deck, also as double ambitious phase
1962 14
Ralph W. Hull Die magnetische Kartenkontrolle using two decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deck
Also published here 1962 19
Ralph W. Hull Trigon II three cards are selected from a deck and put in three glasses, a spectator then takes three cards from another deck that are put with the first cards, when the pairs are turned over, they match, partial rough-smooth red-blue menetekel
Variations 1962 21
Arthur Rasper Das Farbkartenmedium five color cards are placed in stand or glasses, spectator gets another five cards and manages to place them to the matching cards, partial rough-smooth
Inspired by 1967 27
Gerry Loe, G. W. Hunter Loe's "Shoelace" Variations as Gerald Loe, ideas with Hunter's Shoe Laces Knot
Related toAlso published here
  • Linking Ring
1968 45
Ralph W. Hull R. W. Hull's Cut and Restored Rope rope looped and cut and restored
1968 232
David Berglas, Lewis Ganson, Ralph W. Hull The Master Move For 'The Homing Ball' moves for ball and cone
1969 182
Edward Marlo, Ralph W. Hull Fingertip Tear no duplicate
1970 108
Edward Marlo Another Visit any named card on table, borrowed deck, seven methods
Related to Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
153
Edward Marlo A Logical Approach any named card on table
Related to Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
241
Alan Keith Clean-Up card on table is any named card
Related to 1971 47
Edward G. Brown The Spelling Trick Ace to Ten are spelled to, several times a Seven turns up instead of the card, last card turns into Seven again as a surprise after it was discarded
Related toVariations 1973 24
Edward G. Brown, Ralph W. Hull The Intelligence Quotient Test Improved several phases, first ace has to be guessed, the three cards are added with the same suit and suit has to be guessed
Inspired by
  • Ralph W. Hull's "Intelligence Quotient Test" in "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" 1945
1973 84
Edward Marlo A Sandwich Approach sandwiched card on table turns out to be later selection, seven methods
Related toVariations 1975
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
35
Ralph W. Hull Juggling Knives routine for color changing knives, marketed in 1940
Apr. 1975 949
Ralph W. Hull, Jerry Mentzer Method of Marking Cards for Bicycle Rider Back
Inspired by 1975 29
Ralph W. Hull Kegel und Ball ball and cone
Also published here
  • Ralph W. Hull's "The Homing Ball" in "Smart Magic", 1935.
1976
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 37 No. 4)
112
Ralph W. Hull Ralph Hull's Method tilt precursor
Also published here
  • "Hull's Eye Popper", 1932
1977
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10)
1025
Claude Bawden, Ralph W. Hull Chinesische Reisschalen not classic model
Also published here
  • Ralph W. Hull's "Smart Magic".
1978
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 39 No. 3)
77
Paul Fleming (reviewer) The Testament of Ralph W. Hull by Ralph W. Hull (written by Trevor H. Hall) 1979 1
Ken Beale, Ralph W. Hull Positive & Negative Cards using two four of a kinds, transformation kicker
Related to 1980 46
Bob Hummer Face Up Prediction spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted
VariationsAlso published here 1980 9
Thomas Alan Waters Clubble stopped at and thought of card are found
Inspired by 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue)
197
Ralph W. Hull, Edward Marlo Hide-Out Move Variation card underneath fan of cards
1983 2
Father Cyprian Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card signed card is torn into four pieces, flash restoration
Inspired byRelated to 1983 1
Ralph W. Hull Cosmic Ray Deck Svengali principle with triplets instead of pairs, center card of each three-card-group reversed, 1934
1983 56
Ralph W. Hull Magnetic Mental Control spectator names card he sees in deck, it is only odd-backed card, twenty-six pairs, 1934
1983 57
Ed Balducci, Frank Mireider The Auto Mazo Deck 1934, see also p. 63 for comment by Ralph W. Hull
  • #1 Thought of Card Reversed
  • #2 Alternate Reverse Trick
  • #3 Selected Card Found Reversed
  • #4 Selected Card Transferred from One Half of Pack to Another
  • #5 Three Card Monte
  • #6 The Vanishing Aces
Variations 1983 58
Ralph W. Hull Pegasus Deck twenty-six pairs, 1935, see also p. 94
1983 62
Karl Fulves Yr Card Yr Wallet signed card to spectator's wallet, reverse Svengali deck
Related to 1983 111
Ralph W. Hull Die Detektivkarte reversed card appears in deck, its value is used to count to selection
Also published here Jan. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3 & 4)
93
Ralph W. Hull Three-In-One card travels from one packet to another, duplicate
Related to 1985 21
John C. Wagner, Ralph W. Hull Whispering Wagner two thought of cards are found, inspired by a Hull effect from The Talisman
Variations 1987 20
Edward Marlo Siamese Strangers
  • First Method (stranger card)
  • Second Method (double facer)
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1964
1988 106
Justin Higham Pocket Prediction mate of freely peeked-at card is found in performer's pocket as prediction
Inspired byVariations Aug. 1990
Technomagic (Issue 2)
10
Justin Higham Influential Ace pocketed card turns out to be free selection, handling has an Ace of Spades on the table as helper card
Inspired by Aug. 1990
Technomagic (Issue 2)
11
Edward Marlo, Ralph W. Hull Marlo's Will-Of-The-Wisp card vanishes from its position, reappears at another chosen number (see Hull's More Eye Openers), two methods
Feb. 1991 13
Ralph W. Hull El Juego de los Tres Efectos translation by Ascanio
prediction of card, then card travels into other half of the deck
Also published here
  • Ralph Hull's "The Three In One Card Trick" in Trevor Hull's "Testament of R.W. Hull"
1992 61
Peter Duffie Palmed Addition Utility Sleight "PAUS", apparently deck is turned over, but in reality a palmed card is added on top
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1993 30
Nick Trost Double Discovery spectator cuts deck into three piles, piles are assembled face-up/face-down, then face-up cards are removed and rest dealt out into four hands, top and bottom cards of the piles consist of Kings and Aces (Principle originator unknown in, but possibly from "A Prediction", Ralph W. Hull, 1932)
Inspired byVariations 1997 77
Karl Fulves, Derek Lever, Ralph W. Hull, Nate Leipzig Dot Com... "Tricks and stunts with numbers"
Variations 1997 123
Milton Kort Seven Come Eleven
  • "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
solution to Hull problem "Make 11 out of four 7s"
Inspired byRelated to 1997 165
Tomas Blomberg Blabbering Blomberg two thought of cards are found
Inspired by Oct. 1998
Onyx (Issue 5)
44
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Any Named Card card placed on table is any named card, mexican turnover application
2000 826
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Inspired by
  • "Still Simpler" (R. W. Hull, Sandu Writes Again, 1934, Paul Stadelman)
2000 891
Ralph W. Hull Last Word Prediction number of face-up cards predicted
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" (Trevor Hall, 1945)
2000
Off The Books (Issue 2)
8
Karl Fulves, Ralph W. Hull, Bob Hummer Eyeless Vision No. 59
2001 134
Sam H. Sharpe The Three Of Clubs
Related to 2002 56
Ralph W. Hull Front Tilt credit information, see also p. 432
2004 430
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) The Complete Eye Openers plus Supreme Mental Discernment by Ralph W. Hull Nov. 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 11)
97
Roberto Giobbi, Ralph W. Hull Magical Match "I have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Also published here 2006 81
Jack Parker, Tomas Blomberg Hard to Get Just Got Easy Magicians finds two selections
Inspired by 2007 61
John C. Wagner WWII (Whispering Wagner Version 2) two thought-of cards are tabled before they are named, with third card that performer thought of
Inspired by Apr. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4)
70
Jon Racherbaumer Guess What? with a physical and a mental selection, Solomon's Time Warp Wallet
Inspired by 2017
Facsimile (Issue 6)
51
A.M. two spectators peek at a card, performer divines them, fair conditions
Inspired byRelated to 2017 1
Jon Racherbaumer Hull-Bullish
  • Exhumations
card on table turns out to be any card named, involving another selection
Inspired by Feb. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 2)
45
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Hide-Out" Card Sleight showing that a card is apparently missing while spreading through deck, reverse cull
Also published here 2022 19