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Ottokar Fischer Karten Experimente only description of routines, card problems
  • Die Farbenwahl
  • Die verwandelten Asse
  • Die Zigarettentasche
  • Der geheimnisvolle Pique-König
  • Die fünf verwandelten Karten
  • Carte blanche
  • Der magische Fingerring
  • Die sonderbare Übereinstimmung
  • Karte und Banknote
  • Karte und Taschentuch
  • Karte und Uhr
  • Die magische Separation
  • Das Blumenrätsel
  • Das Kartenwerfen
  • Rübenzahl
  • Die Visitkarte
  • Das Spiel der Landsknechte
  • Die mysteriöse Karte
Related toVariations 1910 Kartenkünste 216
Dai Vernon Slow-Motion Four Aces two methods
Variations 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 2) 90
Edward Marlo Cover Up Cut "Cover Up Move"
Related toVariations 1951 Unknown 6
Edward Marlo Mental Reverse
Related toVariations 1953 The Cardician 128
Edward Marlo The Insertion Steals from center
Variations 1957 Side Steal 40
Dai Vernon The Trick that cannot be explained
Related toVariations 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 76
Edward Marlo, Jerry Andrus To the Top - Deck Face Down similar to Panoramic Shift
Related toVariations 1961 The Multiple Shift 44
Jerry Andrus The Panoramic Shift pivot action of in-jogged card with right thumb, heel of right hand or right fourth finger, also pivoting against left fingers instead of left thumb base
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1961 Sleightly Miraculous 5
Roger Klause Fake Center Deal using Tilt
Related to 1962 Tilt! 28
J. W. Sarles, Don Nielson A Problem in five-card packet the cards change in some way
Related toVariations 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 6
Peter Kane Single Shot card shoots out of incomplete faro deck, card gun
Related toVariations 1967 A Card Session with Peter Kane 12
Karl Fulves Three Way Split transposition procedure posed as a problem, for solutions see references
Variations 1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 32
Roy Walton The Inconsistent Liar
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 53
Karl Fulves Babel Magic Christian, Roger Smith's Necromancer, Marc Reymont
Oct. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 366
Roger Smith Introduction
1970 The FFF Control System 3
Roger Smith The Flip Flop Flourish FFF, false cut combining swivel cut, Charlier cut and flip-over pass/cut
1970 The FFF Control System 4
Roger Smith The FFF Card Control #1 card returned during FFF sequence, brought to top
1970 The FFF Control System 6
Roger Smith The FFF Card Control #2 different handling
1970 The FFF Control System 7
Roger Smith The FFF Card Peek glimpsing card during FFF which ends up on bottom or top
1970 The FFF Control System 7
Roger Smith The FFF Card Production card shows up face up during FFF
1970 The FFF Control System 8
Roger Smith The FFF Double Cut #1 top to bottom
1970 The FFF Control System 9
Roger Smith The FFF Double Cut #2 or Loading Move bottom to top
1970 The FFF Control System 9
Roger Smith The FFF Side Slip palming bottom card into right hand during FFF, or replacing it on top
1970 The FFF Control System 10
Roger Smith The FFF Faro Ace Speller Aces lost, then spelled to and lost one by one, last Ace spelled with four packets and other Aces show up again
1970 The FFF Control System 11
Roger Smith Dunbury Revisited
1970 The FFF Control System 15
Roger Smith Aces Up
1970 The FFF Control System 18
Roger Smith The FFF Break Controls section intro
1970 The FFF Control System 20
Roger Smith The FFF Card Control #3 (One Break) starting from break, to bottom
1970 The FFF Control System 20
Roger Smith The FFF Card Control #4 (One Break) starting from break, to bottom
1970 The FFF Control System 21
Roger Smith The FFF Card Control #5 (One Break) starting from break, to top
1970 The FFF Control System 21
Roger Smith The FFF Card Control #6 (Two Breaks) starting with center swivel cut, to top and bottom
1970 The FFF Control System 21
Roger Smith The FFF Card Control #7 (Two Breaks) starting with center swivel cut, both to top
1970 The FFF Control System 22
Roger Smith The FFF Card Control #8 (Three Breaks) two to top, one to bottom
1970 The FFF Control System 22
Roger Smith Sympathetic Aces to Kings four Aces travel to one corner of newspaper, covered with two napkins, then Aces change into Kings
Aug. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Roger Smith A Glorpy Routine two slates are numbered and covered with folded handkerchief, ghost appears under handkerchief and as image on slate
Aug. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Roger Smith The Progressive Four Aces
Aug. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Roger Smith Any Number via False Faro Method
  • The Faro Shuffler's Column #1
without actual faro, straight-cut placement ("False Faro")
Related toVariations Aug. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Roger Smith (reviewer) Book Review Aug. 1970 very brief, Faro Fantasy, Tricks You Can Cout on, Smith on Card Aug. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Roger Smith Yea Old Editor's Monthly Talktalk Column
Aug. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Roger Smith The Svengali Routine spectator keeps selecting the same card, then all cards look the same, deck ends up to be normal and selection is found in performer's pocket
Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 1
Roger Smith Pressure Pass one card pass, from center to bottom
Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 3
Roger Smith (reviewer) Book Reviews September 1970 Smith on Cards #1 Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 5
Roger Smith (reviewer) Dingle's Deception by Harry Lorayne Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 5
Roger Smith (reviewer) Off Color Card Tricks by Milton Kort Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 5
Roger Smith The Faro Shuffler's Column #2
Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 8
Roger Smith Any Number via False Faro Method - Variations two variations
Inspired by Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 8
Roger Smith The Greatest Faro Trick of the Century card vanish, straight cut placement, faro shuffle and sticky
Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 8
Roger Smith Ye Old Editor's Monthly Talktalk Column
Sep. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Roger Smith Mental Card Epic three selections, performer removes mates and chosen cards are placed on top
Related toVariations Oct. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 1
Roger Smith The Faro Shuffler's Column #3 spelling to the Aces, top cards of packets are then turned over and they are blank cards with message
Oct. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 5
Roger Smith Will I Never Again coin is placed inside a triangle of matches and covered with a playing card coin vanishes
Oct. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 7
Roger Smith (reviewer) Hierophant by Jon Racherbaumer Oct. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 10
Roger Smith The Strange Lament of a Cardman or How I Got Bored and What I Did
Oct. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 10
Roger Smith Ye Old Editors Talk Talk Column on "is magic dead?"
Oct. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 11
Roger Smith The Perfect Four Ace Trick
Nov. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 1
Roger Smith Faro Illuminator Setup
  • Faro Shuffler's Column #4
control with incomplete faro peek
Nov. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 8
Roger Smith (reviewer) Book Review for November 1970 The K-S Control System Nov. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Roger Smith A Simple But Quite Expensive Coin Routine You'll Like - Part 1 sandwiched coin in box penetrates box and hand, Jo-pro Box
Nov. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Roger Smith Ye Old Editors Monthly Talk Talk Column
Nov. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 10
Roger Smith The Liar Strikes Again without stack
Inspired by Dec. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 1
Roger Smith A Clever New Coin Move In Continuation switching coin while apparently throwing it out of coin box
Dec. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 8
Roger Smith Book Review For December of 1970 announcement for Coins of Ishtar
Dec. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 9
Roger Smith Ye Old Editors Monthly Talk Talk Column
Dec. 1970 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 10
Allan Ackerman Lunch several methods for "One-Eyed Jacks" sandwich effect, with loading techniques
Tilted Sandwich:
  • Gaffed
  • Ungaffed #1
  • Ungaffed #2
The Ultimate Approach:
  • The Load In
  • The Palm Switch
  • The No Palm Approach
  • Ungaffed #3
Variations 1971 The Esoterist 34
Edward Marlo Have Another Sandwich card in hand transposes with sandwiched card
Variations 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 270
Derek Dingle Card Switch with Cardboard under cardboard
Variations 1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 31
Roger Smith Introduction
1971 Revolutionary Card Compositions 1 1
Roger Smith Slow-Motion Ace Switch-A-Roo three methods
Inspired byVariations 1971 Revolutionary Card Compositions 1 1
Roger Smith Fancy Count from deck onto table, two-handed
1971 Revolutionary Card Compositions 1 2
Roger Smith FC Ace Addition cards counted from deck onto table, then placed back on deck, cards added to top
1971 Revolutionary Card Compositions 1 2
Roger Smith Face-Up Drop Addition packet displayed without deck, then deck brought to it again and cards dropped onto face of deck with cover card
1971 Revolutionary Card Compositions 1 3
Roger Smith Final Thoughts and Notes
1971 Revolutionary Card Compositions 1 8
Roger Smith Introduction "Another move that is similiar to the K-S Move is the ESTANCIAN Spread" (not yet published), Ascanio misspelled?
1971 The K-S Control System
Roger Smith Basics of K-S Move ("Klondike Shuffle"), packet in right-hand End grip, left hand pulls away top and bottom cards, rest as one card placed on top forming three-card fan
1971 The K-S Control System 1
Roger Smith K-S Handling - Five Cards & More reverse count of cards from end grip into left hand fan, then K-S with top-bottom-pull at end with last four cards
Also published here 1971 The K-S Control System 4
Roger Smith K-S Slip Palm small packet spread, bottom card from a double palmed into right hand
1971 The K-S Control System 5
Roger Smith K-S Notes on how the order of the packet is affected and the orientation of the hands and cards
1971 The K-S Control System 7
Roger Smith K-S False Shuffle as a small packet false shuffle
1971 The K-S Control System 8
Roger Smith K-S Vanish handling for method 4 of Marlo reference
Inspired by 1971 The K-S Control System 9
Roger Smith Effects chapter intro
1971 The K-S Control System 10
Roger Smith Your Choice Again
1971 The K-S Control System 11
Roger Smith Twisting the Aces K-S extra card
1971 The K-S Control System 15
Roger Smith Twisting the Red Aces (Blue) color changing back finale, deck changes color as well, red/blue double backer
1971 The K-S Control System 17
Roger Smith A-2-3 K-S Style with a twisting phase, two methods
1971 The K-S Control System 19
Roger Smith Count Down Ace to Five, credit information
  • Glide Variation of Count Down
Variations 1971 The K-S Control System 21
Roger Smith 4 King Stunner Ace through Four reverse one by one, then change to examinable Kings, quartet type gimmick with Ace to Four
Variations 1971 The K-S Control System 24
Roger Smith Ultimate Sandwich card travels to tabled sandwich cards
Inspired by 1971 The K-S Control System 26
Roger Smith Panaramic Reverse deck turned over onto card end-for-end which is stripped from center with left hand
Inspired byAlso published here 1971 The K-S Control System 29
Roger Smith Fake Color Pick-Up card biddle counted on right-hand packet is apparently picked up under left hand packet, handling with odd-backed card
Inspired by 1971 The K-S Control System 32
Roger Smith Panaramic Color Card different handling for chicago opener
1971 The K-S Control System 34
Roger Smith R-S Top Change card out-jogged on top of deck, dragged inwards with right hand and removed, actually second card taken
1971 The K-S Control System 36
Roger Smith Red-Blue Transpo backs transpose, odd-backed
1971 The K-S Control System 38
Roger Smith The One Handed Faro Miracle gag, deck in order is placed inside case and is found shuffled, one handed Faro shuffle
Variations Jan. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 5
Roger Smith John King and the Twelve Spades story trick with only one suit used, two riffle shuffles
Jan. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 6
Roger Smith Mental Card Epic Variation different method
Related to Jan. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 8
Roger Smith Card-O-Matic Writing one spectator signs back of a card and one face of another card, signatures end up on same card
Jan. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 9
Roger Smith Editor's Column
Jan. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 10
Roger Smith The Fake Deal Routine or Never Trust a Magician fake seconds, bottoms and center deals
Related to Feb. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 7) 1
Roger Smith The Four Sided Card card on the deck is turned over four times and different sides are shown
Feb. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 7) 4
Roger Smith The Ultimate Shift apparently shifting card form center to top
Variations Feb. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 7) 5
Roger Smith Multiple Snap Change Interlude series of changes, snap over change and two other changes
Feb. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 7) 7
Roger Smith The Worlds Most Complicated Card Trick With Two Cards cards turn blank, three cards
Feb. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 7) 9
Roger Smith Ye Old Editors Talk Talk Talk Column
Feb. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 7) 11
Bernard Shine, Roger Smith The Head-less Coin Half dollar with head of Kennedy cut out
  • The Partial Travelor
half dollar placed inside spectator's hand, only head of the coin travels to performer's hand, coin has hole
Mar. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 8) 5
Roger Smith The Very Obvious Reversal Pass
  • Notes of Jan. 18, 1971
turning top half face up and then reversing bottom half, openly
Mar. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 8) 9
Roger Smith (reviewer) Expert Card Chicanery by Alton Sharpe Mar. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 8) 10
Roger Smith Ideas preview to further issues
Mar. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 8) 11
Martin Lewis, Roger Smith, Bruce Cervon Case Of Transferance Aces transpose with Kings both quartets sticking out of a packet, with two variations
Apr. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 9) 5
Roger Smith The Under Sea Ace Mystery rhymed patter for collectors, no method
Apr. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 9) 8
Roger Smith Rising Card Effect
  • Notes of Jan. 30. 1971
ambitious card sequence, with face up card moving under top card
Apr. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 9) 9
Roger Smith Bunk
Apr. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 9) 10
Roger Smith, Mike Schwartz Ace Investigation more variations for Mental Card Epic
three selections, performer removes mates and chosen cards are placed on top
Inspired byVariations May 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Roger Smith Ultimate Sandwich #8 card stolen from shut case
Inspired by May 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 10) 7
Rick Miller, Roger Smith 4 Ace Surprise three cards placed on one Ace, other three Aces change into random cards, fourth Ace and cards on top turn out to be Kings, Aces found in pocket, with Variation by Roger Smith
May 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 10) 8
Roger Smith Bunk on credits for Center Deal Fake in The Fake Deal Routine or Never Trust a Magician, Bonus Extra
Related to May 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 10) 10
Roger Smith, Mike Schwartz Gaffus MCE #1 Mental Card Epic routine, using gaffed cards
three selections, performer removes mates and chosen cards are placed on top
Related to June 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11) 3
Mike Schwartz, Roger Smith Gaffus MCE #2 gaffed version for Mental Card Epic
three selections, performer removes mates and chosen cards are placed on top
Inspired by June 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11) 4
Roger Smith Universal Stud Poker solution for posed problem by Karl Fulves, in five-card packet the cards change in some way, with variation
Inspired by June 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11) 5
Roger Smith FFF Break Control Addition to top, with Swing cut and Charlier Pass
June 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11) 7
Roger Smith In Case Collectors deck in case, then Aces placed in closed case, selections found between Aces
June 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11) 8
Roger Smith The Premeshed Collectors
June 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11) 9
Roger Smith Column without proper title, posed problem, stack that can be cut anywhere and a good poker hand can be dealt
Variations June 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11) 10
Roger Smith Mission Impossible instructions and prediction of chosen card heard on tape, Mission Impossible themed
Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12) 1
Roger Smith (reviewer) More Faro Fantasy by Paul Swinford Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12) 2
Roger Smith Brush-Go coin vanish from Okito Box, using salt shaker, seated
Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12) 3
Roger Smith A,2 Joker several solutions for posed problem by Karl Fulves
  • Ace-Two-Joker Extra #1
  • Ace-Two Joker 35
Inspired by Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12) 4
Roger Smith A's to K's four Aces turn to Kings one by one and appear in deck face up
Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12) 7
Roger Smith FFF Double Cut III cards from top transferred to bottom using FFF cut
Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12) 9
Roger Smith Some Random Thoughts on the Incomplete Faro Peek
Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12) 9
Roger Smith Bunk
Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12) 10
Roger Smith The Bonus Extra
Related to Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. Bonus Extra) 1
Roger Smith Mental Reverse IV selection has odd-backed back as kicker, with four variations
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. Bonus Extra) 2
Roger Smith The I-F Lapping Move selection lapped by pushing joker in from other side
Also published here Dec. 1971 Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. Bonus Extra) 7
Frank Garcia, Roger Smith O'Henry (Slow Motion) Four Aces
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 199
Frank Garcia, Roger Smith O'Henry Four Aces
Also published here 1973 Lecture Notes No. 2 21
Roger Smith Necromancer on the long publishing break of Necromancer, upcoming issues
Jan. 1973 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 1) 1
Roger Smith Joker's Miracle solution for Hofzinser's problem nr. 1 "Die Farbenwahl" (Choice of Color), eight cards transform into chosen suit
Inspired by Jan. 1973 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 1) 1
Roger Smith Trickus Ultimatus single card and packet is removed, performer divines number of cards, selection travels from center to chosen position matching the chosen number, duplicates
Related to Jan. 1973 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 1) 4
Roger Smith How to Memoize the Whole Deck in an Instant naming position of selection, when deck is riffled in front of eyes, apparently memorizing the order
Jan. 1973 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 1) 6
Roger Smith Sandwich Transpo card in hand transposes with sandwiched card
Inspired by Jan. 1973 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 1) 8
Roger Smith Sandwich Transpo #2 sandwiched card transpo with other, card found reversed in center of deck
Inspired by Jan. 1973 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 1) 10
Roger Smith Introduction
1974 Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 1
Roger Smith The Prediction card predicted on piece of cardboard, free selection matches prediction, several handlings of basic method (switch) described in several modules
1974 Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 1
Roger Smith Card on Outside of Case
1974 Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 2
Roger Smith The Basic Switch with cardboard, with variations
Inspired by 1974 Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 4
Roger Smith Mental Reverse Five five cards, spectator thinks of one, it is predicted on cardboard and has odd back
Related to 1974 Revolutionary Card Compositions 2 5
Roy Walton The Gambling Spectator solution to posed problem, stack that can be cut anywhere and a good poker hand can be dealt
Inspired by 1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 2) 1
Roy Walton The Gambling Magician solution to posed problem, stack that can be cut anywhere and a good poker hand can be dealt by performer
Inspired by 1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 2) 3
Peter S. Innis, Jr. Solution to a Card Problem solution to posed problem, stack that can be cut anywhere and a good poker hand can be dealt by performer
Inspired by 1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 2) 5
Roger Smith The Progressive Travelors Ace to Four in a row and deck on the right, cards all travel one position to the right, Ace is now a indifferent card, Two is the Ace etc, repeated until all cards end up on top of the deck
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 2) 7
Roger Smith The Fabulous Faro Finder incomplete Faro Shuffle and half stripped out again, one card sticks out which is an Ace, repeated to produce all Aces
Variations 1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 2) 12
Roger Smith The Faro Plunger or The Offset Incomplete Faro Technique incomplete Faro to make a selection, after shuffle four Aces are reversed in the deck, Aces are out jogged and pushed through the deck, three random cards are injogged now, repeated until selection remains
Variations 1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 1
Roger Smith Smith's Hudson' Marlo (SHM #1) reversed card ends up next to selection after a shuffle
Inspired by
  • Edward Marlo's "Hudson's Marlo" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1968.
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 3
Roger Smith SHM Control #1 placing a reversed card after incomplete Faro to further now position of card
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Roger Smith SHM Control #2 using reversed card in combination with Incomplete Faro, chosen card ends up on top
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Roger Smith SHM Control Effect #3 reversed card turns out to be selection
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 4
Roger Smith The Amazing Dribbling Faro Location incomplete faro with eleven-card packet, held by left and right hand, cards fall until selection remains (Liebenow's card peeling)
Related to 1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 5
Roger Smith Faro Flip Out incomplete Faro, deck is shaken and only selection falls from deck
Variations 1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 5
Roger Smith Faro Flip Pit Effect #1 incomplete Faro, deck is shaken and only selection falls from deck, routine
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 6
Roger Smith Faro Flip Out Index Card Steal chosen card is stolen behind index card, from Incomplete Faro position
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 7
Roger Smith Signature Prediction free selection ends up with signature of performer, using the Faro Flip Out Index Card Steal
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 8
Roger Smith Notes, Comments, Etc.
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 3) 8
Roger Smith K-S False Shuffle false shuffle in the hands, small packet
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 4) 2
Roger Smith Friday Night Countdown card transforms to selection, then selection is inserted in to the deck and travels to chosen number
Related to 1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 4) 4
Roger Smith Back Page Notes
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 4) 7
Roger Smith Four Card -- One Riffle Shuffle Stack four Aces in one shuffle
1974 Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 4) 8
Roger Smith The Bonus Extra
Related to 1975 Bonus Extra — Revised 1
Roger Smith Mental Reverse IV selection has odd-backed back as kicker, with four variations
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1975 Bonus Extra — Revised 1
Roger Smith The I-F Lapping Move selection lapped by pushing joker in from other side
Inspired byAlso published here 1975 Bonus Extra — Revised 4
Roger Smith Stop - A Mental Spell spectator thinks stop during spelling
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 1
Roger Smith Four Aces - One At a Time - Easily
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 1
Roger Smith A Premonition - Outdone two decks, one card selected from one deck and placed aside, it is looked for in other deck but not there, the original selection is from second deck
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 2
Roger Smith The Mentalist at Last Laughs Last card selected, comedy mind-reading, then card is seen to be stuck to wall from beginning
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 2
Roger Smith The Out of Sight Card Miracle "invisible deck" trick with verbal force of selection and ungaffed deck
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 3
Roger Smith The Chicago Opening Blank Chicago Opener type routine in which odd-backed card becomes blank as finale
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 3
Roger Smith Mental Reverse IV - In the Wallet selected card vanishes and reappears in wallet
Inspired by 1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 4
Roger Smith Cutting Freely Does It card selected with cutting procedure shows up at previously named number between twenty and thirty
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 4
Roger Smith Think-Spell - And the Great Invisible Pass thought-of card spelled to, then put in center and comes back to top, progressive set-up
1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 5
Roger Smith The Faro Sorcery trilogy #1 with list of faro related publications
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 1
Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof and Was Gone card peeked in IF condition, later selection has vanished
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 2
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #1 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
Inspired byRelated to 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 2
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #2 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
  • Handling A
  • Handling B
  • Handling B - A Variation (two selections)
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 3
Roger Smith Anyone For a Pile Trick? two cards peeked at in IF condition
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 4
Roger Smith IF Cover Up Control #3 same with corner short key
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 5
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #4 with a block instead of single key card, using a block version of cover up cut
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 5
Roger Smith Simplified handling to Faro Ace Plunger effect itself not described, Aces seem to appear face-up around selection
Inspired by 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 6
Roger Smith The IF Drop Control key card placed one faro away from selection with running cut procedure after IF peek
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 7
Roger Smith The Card That Didn't Go Poof - But Oddly So freely chosen card in IF condition turns out to be only odd-backed card, then odd-backed card changes to another selection, featuring unsticking a sticky card with a faro shuffle
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 8
Roger Smith Offset Faro Controls and Techniques IF controls in which the halves are not equal but there is a block left on top of lower half
  • Offset Faro Control #1
  • Offset Faro Control #2
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 9
Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof - Again card peeked in IF condition, later selection is shown to have vanished and then it reappears
Variations 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 11
Roger Smith The Simple IF Double Control two cards peeked, faroed section pulled from center
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 12
Roger Smith Two Cards That Went Poof two cards peeked in IF condition are shown to have vanished
Inspired by 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 12
Roger Smith Faro Shuffling With a Short Card
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 13
Roger Smith The Short Card Faro Force peek force in IF condition, faking IF control
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 13
Roger Smith Paper Clip Surprise card peeked in IF condition, paper clip appears clipped to selection
Inspired by
  • "Fast Clip" (Roger Smith, Linking Ring, May 1975, Vol. 55 No. 3)
Variations
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 14
Roger Smith Open Paper Clip Surprise card openly paper clipped, card chosen in IF condition turns out to be clipped card
Inspired by 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 14
Roger Smith Improved Fabulous Faro Finders card peeked at in IF condition, chosen card sticks out a bit after stripping the top half out
Inspired by 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 15
Roger Smith The Faro Drop Out and Notes card peeked at in IF condition, faroed deck held horizontally, selection pivots out towards bottom
Inspired by 1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 15
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 1 card changes while isolated in tabled spread/using optional impromptu double backer
Inspired by
  • Jon Racherbaumer effect description, The Talisman, July 1971
Related to
1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 14
Jon Racherbaumer Introduction
Related to 1976 The Ascanio Spread ii
Roger Smith The Horn Toad Effect #1 first selection put between sandwich, second selection found in deck turns out to be first selection, in sandwich is now second selection
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 1
Roger Smith Horn Toad Move
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 1
Roger Smith The Horn Toad Effect #2 transposition of sandwiched cards
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 1
Roger Smith Again the Transposed Aces
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 1
Roger Smith The Ultimate Flight chosen card appears cleanly between sandwich on table, duplicate
Related to 1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 2
Roger Smith Simple Transposition duplicate
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 2
Roger Smith Friday Night Countdown card near bottom, small number counted to and card there changes into selection, repeat, for method see reference
Related to 1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 2
Roger Smith Everybody Cuts the Four Aces Plus Wow!! four piles dealt while spectator says stop, four Kings found, they change to Aces
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 2
Roger Smith Everybody Cuts the Aces Another Ending see reference, surprise transformation of Kings into Aces as Kings are produced again from deck
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 3
Roger Smith A Simple Universal
1976 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 2 3
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist: 1976 Plus Plus Plus!!!! intro, trick suggested as problem by Wilbur Kattner
1976 Maxi-Twist 1
Roger Smith Basic Maxi-Twist suggested as a problem by Wilbur Kattner, four Aces turn over one by one
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 1
Roger Smith K-S Move #3 very similar to Ascanio spread, ends with four-card fan
Also published here
  • "K-S Supplement"
1976 Maxi-Twist 1
Roger Smith K-S Move #1 reverse count of cards from end grip into left hand fan, last card double
1976 Maxi-Twist 1
Roger Smith K-S Move #2 five-card packet spread as four cards from right-hand end grip into left hand
Also published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 2
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist 1-2-3-4 transformation kicker into Ace through Four
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 2
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist 1-2-3-4-5 Aces change into Ace through Five as finale
Also published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 3
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kicker
Also published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 3
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist Ala Color for the Bicentennial backs change to different cards as finale
Also published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 4
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist and the Kings twisting the Aces, three of the Aces change to Kings, deck cut, Aces reversed in center with fourth King
Also published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 4
Roger Smith Bicentenial Maxi-Twist "bicentennial", after twisting effect the cards change into the year (Ace, Nine, Seven, Six) and a flag appears on back
1976 Maxi-Twist 4
Roger Smith Introductory Remarks
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 1
Roger Smith The Ultimate Flight tabled card transposes with card in hand, duplicate
Related to 1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 2
Roger Smith The Ultimate Flight Again duplicate
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 4
Roger Smith Another Ultimate Flight with deck out of play, duplicate
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 4
Roger Smith Some Ultimate Pass Ideas pseudo pass for magicians, duplicate
Inspired by 1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 5
Roger Smith Ultimate Outjog Systems "A Synthesis of Development"
intro
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 7
Roger Smith Rear Jogging Cards getting card to injogged position
  • Method #1 (inspired by Marlo)
  • Method #2
  • Method #3 (with overhand shuffle)
  • Notes on Methods
Inspired by 1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 7
Roger Smith Outjog Force force card starts injogged
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 10
Roger Smith Outjog Switch I
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 11
Roger Smith Outjog Switch II three procedures
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 12
Roger Smith Outjog Sidesteal to top
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 13
Roger Smith Basic Maxi-Twist suggested as a problem by Wilbur Kattner, four Aces turn over one by one
Also published here 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 1
Roger Smith K-S Move #3 very similar to Ascanio spread, ends with four-card fan
1977 Maxi-Twist 2 1
Roger Smith K-S Move #1 reverse count of cards from end grip into left hand fan, last card double
1977 Maxi-Twist 2 1
Roger Smith K-S Move #2 five-card packet spread as four cards from right-hand end grip into left hand
1977 Maxi-Twist 2 2
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist 1-2-3-4 transformation kicker into Ace through Four
Also published here 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 2
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist 1-2-3-4-5 Aces change into Ace through Five as finale
Also published here 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 3
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kicker
Also published here 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 3
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist Ala Color backs change to different cards as finale
Also published here 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 4
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist and the Kings twisting the Aces, three of the Aces change to Kings, deck cut, Aces reversed in center with fourth King
Related toAlso published here 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 4
Roger Smith Off Color Maxi-Twist same effect with color-changing back kicker of Aces
Related to 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 4
Roger Smith Another Variation twisting the Aces, three of them change to match selection
1977 Maxi-Twist 2 4
Roger Smith A Few Notes and Comments on Maxi-Twist and the Ascanio Spread vs. K-S Move
Related to 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 5
Roger Smith Day Dream (The Dream #5) card changes while isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice
Related to 1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 27
Roger Smith Escalator #1 Ace to Four, they turn over one by one and back down when the next card turns over
1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 28
Roger Smith, Keith Best Escalator #2 Ace to Four, they turn over one by one and back down when the next card turns over
1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 29
Roger Smith Infi-Twist Aces turn face-down one by one, then they change to Ace to Four, then to Kings
Inspired by 1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 31
Roger Smith Tarsat "Tabled Aces Reverse Sympathetic Ace Trick"
Aces revers in deck, when re-spread only three Aces are reversed and one face-down in between, four cards removed, another Ace reverses and reversed Ace turns out to be previous selection of same suit
Variations 1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 32
Roger Smith Son of Tarsat same effect with case involved
Inspired by 1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 33
Roger Smith Plunger from Case
1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 33
Wilbur T. Kattner, Roger Smith Collected!!! Aces first distribute, then come together to trap three selections
Related to 1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 34
Roger Smith Revolvo Aces tabled Aces production
1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 35
Jim Cozzens, Roger Smith, Wilbur T. Kattner, Van McGee, Gerald Edmunson Scatter Coins four coins in one corner under card, three cards in other corners, they distribute to other cards one by one until one coin is in each corner
Related to 1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 38
Roger Smith Scatter Coins Bonus page actually numbered "B4"
gaffed method with sticky card
Related to 1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 40
Roger Smith Surprise Extra! black Jacks on table, card placed between them vanishes, Jacks become red Aces, in deck is the reversed selection with a black Jack on either side, two methods
1977 Surprise Extra 1
Roger Smith Foreward comments on "The Dream" plot (transformation of reversed card in ribbon spread), credit information
Related to
  • Jon Racherbaumer effect description, The Talisman, July 1971
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 3 1
Roger Smith The Penultimate Dream card changes while isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice
  • The Penultimate Dream...2nd Handling
  • The Penultimate Dream...3rd Handling (Easy)
Inspired by
  • Jon Racherbaumer effect description, The Talisman, July 1971
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 3 4
Roger Smith The Penultimate Signed Dream card changes while isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice, signed on back
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 3 7
Roger Smith The Offcolor Penultimate Dream odd-backed card changes while isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 3 7
Roger Smith The Penultimate Duo-Gaff Dream card changes while isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice, with two gaffed cards
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 3 9
Roger Smith The Dream! card changes while isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice
Also published here
  • "The Dream!" booklet, Roger Smith
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 3 10
Roger Smith The Ultimate Dream Sandwich sandwiched card changes while sandwich is isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice
Variations 1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 3 11
Roger Smith The Simple Sandwich Ultimate Dream effect variation
Inspired by 1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 3 12
Roger Smith Foreward
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 1
Roger Smith The Ultimate Trick That Cannot Be Explained strategies and handlings for the trick
Inspired by 1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 2
Roger Smith Timing Spread Force spectator moves his finger over spread
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 3
Roger Smith Two-Way Out forcing top card of one of two piles
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 5
Roger Smith The Ultimate Face Down Spread Prediction spectator removes card from face-down spread and push it in reversed, used to indicate another card which matches prediction
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 11
Roger Smith Ultimate Cutting the Aces from ungaffed shuffled deck
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 12
Roger Smith The Panaramic Reverse deck turned over onto card end-for-end which is stripped from center with left hand
Also published here 1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 1
Roger Smith The Dream - Method #2 card changes while isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice
1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 1
Roger Smith The Dream - Method #4 card changes while isolated in tabled spread, spread turned over twice
1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 2
Roger Smith Turning...Turning Over
1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 3
Steve Saunders, Roger Smith, Jim Cozzens SRJ Pennyrama (or Four Coins A-Go-Go)
1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 5
Roger Smith, Steve Saunders, Ron Hicks The Spell of a Good Magician three thought-of cards spelled to, they then change to Aces to match a fourth card, faro
1977 Innovative Magic No. 1 9
Jim Cozzens, Roger Smith The Under Cover Coins four coins folded into corners of laid-out handkerchief, they assembly one by one in one corner
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 11
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist #2 Aces turn over one by one, extra card
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 17
Roger Smith K-S Move #3 similar to Ascanio spread, ends with four-card fan
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 18
Roger Smith Basic K-S Move
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 18
Ron Hicks, Flash Gheen, Roger Smith The Magnificent Monte Marvel monte routine, partially on top of deck
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 19
Roger Smith The Invisible Visible card apparently palmed invisibly off deck, then put back on deck and dealt off where it becomes visible again, second deal
Inspired by
  • recent item in The Linking Ring
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 21
Roger Smith The Card That Went in the Deck on Top card put reversed in center is claimed to travel invisibly to top, becomes visible when dealt off the deck, second deal
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 21
Roger Smith The Smith No-Skill Spectator Helps Faro Shuffle spectator and performer have half the deck each and deal one by one into pile
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 21
Roger Smith Simple Maxi-Twist actually page "Bonus Page 1"
1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 22
Erhard Liebenow The Card In the Center Liebenow's card peeling
Related to 1978 Liebenow On Cards 7
Roger Smith Foreward
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 1
Roger Smith The Five Card Elmsley five as five while hiding one
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 2
Roger Smith Again K-S Move five-card packet spread as four cards from right-hand end grip into left hand
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 4
Roger Smith Countdown #1 Ace to Five are given down-under-deal and shown in order, then order reverses
Inspired by 1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 5
Roger Smith Countdown #2 with Ace through Five, handling variation
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 6
Roger Smith Repeating Elevator #1 with Ace through Five
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 7
Roger Smith Repeating Elevator #2 with Ace through Five, handling variation
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 8
Roger Smith Instant Reversal Ace through Five in order, Five moved to other end and rest reverses
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 9
Roger Smith A Simple Routine suggested routine of previous tricks with Ace through Five of a suit with simple switch in pocket
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 10
Roger Smith The Five Card Bonus Stunner Ace through Five reverse one by one, one put in pocket, other four become blank cards and pocketed is blank also
Inspired byRelated to 1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 11
Roger Smith "Tip of the Iceberg" selection pivots out of deck in Incomplete Faro Condition
1980 Exclusive Card Secrets 34
John Cornelius Face Down Poker twisting four cards, then they turn into Aces, see Roger Smith reference for credit information
Related to 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 7
Edward Marlo Impact-Collision-Crash four Queens in four envelopes with holes, chosen Queen turns over twice, chosen Queen vanishes, then reappears in an envelope with odd back
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1978
1984 At The Table 114
Larry Jennings Collectors V - Distributraction
Related to 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 213
Randy Wakeman, Roger Smith Let's Twist Again (Like We Did Last Summer) Maxi-Twist, two handlings
1987 Special Effects 39
Roger Smith, Stephen Minch Ribbon Spread Range Force
Inspired by
  • Ultimate Card Book No. 2, Roger Smith
1987 The Three Faces of Steve 17
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro - Multiple Peeks with multiple breaks in lower half
  • Incomplete Double Peek
  • Incomplete Triple
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1965
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 123
Randy Wakeman The Exploding Aces Aces turn over one by one, then change to Ace through Four, Aces reproduced from deck
Inspired by 1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 113
Carmen D'Amico The Fake Pickup one half in both hands, top card of left-hand half flipped face up and back and then apparently picked up under right hand packet
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1968
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 33
Edward Marlo Latest Ace Vanishes Ace (or card) vanishes in packet, five methods
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1968
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 37
Roger Smith, John Bannon Maxi Twist - Bannon Handling transformation kicker
Also published here 1996 Facsimile (Issue 4) 35
Nick Trost Maxi-Twisto Twisting the Aces with Royal Flush ending
Inspired by
  • "A Twist on Maxi" (Mike Gallo, Genii, August 1986)
Related to
  • "Maxi-Twist" (Roger Smith, 1976)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 222
Roberto Giobbi Slow Henry
Inspired by 2003 Card College — Volume 5 1239
Roger Smith K. S. Spread credit information
2004 Enchantments 63
Wesley James New Faces of 1234 "beta", Aces change to Ace through Four as kicker
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 84
Jack Parker Three On The Button Three selections made and lost. Four Kings turn face down one by one. One King is placed in front of two spectators each, other two Kings placed face up in deck. Kings change into selections, last selection is sandwiched by Kings in deck.
Inspired by 2007 52 Memories 64
Edward Marlo Straight Cut Placement with explanation by Tomas Blomberg
Related to 2007 7-7-7 29
John Bannon, Roger Smith Maximizing Maxi-Twist transformation kicker
Also published here Mar. 2007 Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 1) 11
Roger Smith No Shoots - No Slides - No Slits. coin travels into laminated greeting card inside nest of envelopes
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 251
Ryan Plunkett Shuffleupagus deck shuffled by two spectators, then shown to be almost separated into red and blacks, now in new deck order
Inspired byVariations 2017 A New Angle 40