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Theodore Annemann A Matter of Policy story gag trick with twenty giant cards, ten democrats and ten republics, see page 54 for further comments and page 99 for improvement by Max Holden, see page 172 for improvement by Andrew Brennan
Related to June 1935
The Jinx (Issue 9)
Jack Vosburgh A Principle in Disguise one-way deck throw-off, see credit correction on page 49
Related to 1935
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935)
Theodore Annemann July 1935 on Jack Vosburgh, Arthur Felsman, Harry Blackstone, John Mulholland, Dave Alliston, Pablo, U. F. Grant, Frank Lane
July 1935
The Jinx (Issue 10)
Jack Vosburgh Money in the Pocket marked coin vanishes in trouser fold and reappears in pocket, repeat
Related to 1936
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1937 112
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
1937 121
Harry Vosburgh A Principle in Disguise divided one-way backs
Inspired by 1937 160
Jack Vosburgh The Future Deck prediction written on a playing card matches selection, gaffed deck with cards already written on the faces, related to Curry's "Touch"
VariationsAlso published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 108)
Jack Vosburgh Love Conquers All "A New Card Story"
The Jinx (Issue 109)
Jack Vosburgh Stalemate
The Jinx (Issue 113)
Jack Vosburgh "Fifth Column" political story presentation
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 114)
Jack Vosburgh, Sid Lorraine, Theodore Annemann Cherchez La Lady performer finds money card in different situations
Also published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 116)
Jack Vosburgh Words homonyms principle
Variations 1940
The Jinx (Issue 119)
Jack Vosburgh Gum at Large two gums from two different packages change places (their flavors)
The Jinx (Issue 120)
Jack Vosburgh Help from Hades three cards selected, and written on paper and lost, found again with pieces of paper, miscall
The Jinx (Issue 121)
Jack Vosburgh The Mystery of the Suits one of the Aces is selected and found, then the suit of another selected Ace is predicted
The Jinx (Issue 122)
Jack Vosburgh Double Dollar bill folded so that it looks like two bills, then it actually doubles
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 122)
Jack Vosburgh Double Edged Sword of Might two card prediction, one-ahead, mirage deck
The Jinx (Issue 122)
Jack Vosburgh Ten and One ten and one put on table, spectator puts two coins on top, coincidence, nail punch
The Jinx (Issue 124)
Jack Vosburgh Once in a Life Time odd-backed unknown card is chosen from face
Related to 1941
The Jinx (Issue 125)
Jack Vosburgh Money Enraptured bill becomes giant bill
The Jinx (Issue 126)
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 128)
Jack Vosburgh Automaton Spell using one-way backs
The Jinx (Issue 130)
Jack Vosburgh Monk's Mystery 14-15 stack that forces number
VariationsAlso published here Nov. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 150)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on DeLand, J. G. Thompson, Bill Larsen, Orville Meyer, Jack Vosburgh, Scarne and Walsh
Oct. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 71)
Jack Vosburgh Monks Mystery 14-15 stack that forces number, with slates
Also published here 1944 73
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted
Also published here 1944 241
Jack Vosburgh Cherchez La Lady performer finds money card in different situations
Also published here 1944 286
Jack Vosburgh The Future Deck prediction written on a playing card matches selection, gaffed deck with cards already written on the faces, related to Curry's "Touch"
Also published here 1945 117
Jack Vosburgh Trinking Test objects placed in hat, medium knows which were removed
1945 217
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
Jack Vosburgh Colorvoyance shape or number is written down with one of three colors, both is divined
1945 25
Jack Vosburgh Impression Device carbon paper, coin envlopes
1945 25
The Great Fataque In the Fold coin vanishes in trouser fold, also as a penetration into pocket
Related to Mar. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 79)
Tommy Dowd Liars! three poker chips with a different stamps on it are selected, one of three spectators has to lie the other two tell the truth, performer knows who has which chip
Inspired by
  • an idea of Jack Vosburgh's "More than a Trick"
Aug. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 90)
Gerald Kosky The Plot's the Thing two plots and routine for murder game
Also published here Dec. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 217)
Jack Vosburgh The Future Deck No. 136, prediction written on a playing card matches selection, gaffed deck with cards already written on the faces, related to Curry's "Touch"
Also published here 1950 262
Pocket Vanish coin through trouser to the inside pocket, then it vanishes
Related to 1952 52
Jack Vosburgh Clip paper clip vanishes and is found on selection in the deck
1972 98
Jack Vosburgh The Awful Truth
Variations 1972 139
Jack Vosburgh My Number Your Card
1972 143
Karl Fulves Going.... Aces vanish one at a time on deck, credit information, Ace-vanish idea with double backer by Vosburgh
Related toVariations May 1975 959
Gerald Kosky, Jack Vosburgh The Plot's The Thing Instruction game, divination of removed items or murder
  • Plot #1... The Big Robbery
  • Plot #2... It's Murder
Inspired byAlso published here 1975 110
Jack Vosburgh, Edward Marlo Packet Switch
Dec. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Jack Vosburgh, Edward Marlo Packet Switch
Also published here 1976 14
Philip T. Goldstein Printed Matter prediction of chosen word, ambigram prediction as two-way out
Inspired by 1979
Magick (Issue 236)
Larry Becker Uncanny deck with words written on them, two are selected by spelling and divined, homonyms method
Inspired by
  • Words (Jack Vosburgh, 1940)
  • J. G. Thompson Jr.'s "Jet Thought" marketed by Ed Mellon in the 1950s.
1979 31
Jack Vosburgh Scrambled Thoughts No. 11, Ace, Two and Three held by three spectators, two spectators exchange cards with back turned, performer knows which
1979 16
Orville Wayne Meyer Das Mörderspiel
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 12 No. 12, 1955
Nov. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 3)
Edward Marlo, Jack Vosburgh Double Proof Triple Prediction three selections are predicted on both billets and other cards, extension of Vosburgh's "Prediction Deck"
1983 65
Sam Schwartz Mental Monk 14-15 stack that forces number and thus a word into Astrology book
Inspired by 1983 31
Double Your Money No. 11, folding one bill so it looks like two
Related to 1985 23
Jack Vosburgh, Edward Marlo Packet Switch
Also published here 1986 19
Edward Marlo Vanishing Aces Aces vanish one by one from top of deck, effect by Jack Vosburgh, ungaffed
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1964
1988 51
Reinhard Müller, Jack Vosburgh Die Lügner three spectator take an object each and then switch them, even though only one tells truth, performer locates objects
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 2)
Edward Marlo Note "Marlo's special handling of the Thick Double Back card to a a Jack Vosburgh effect"
method to ring in the gaff
1995 320
Barrie Richardson The Lazy Mentalist three chairs, sentences in envelopes match prediction
Related toAlso published here 1999 152
Michael Sibbernsen Future Shock prediction written on a playing card matches selection
Inspired by 2000 96
Karl Fulves After Jack "Problems"
half deck vor spectator and performer, a card is chosen and exchanged, they transpose back and are reversed, posed as problem
Inspired by
  • Jack Vosburgh two-deck effect
2002 257
Stewart James Vocalculate Lie detector plot, three people select a card each, magician divines each card by detecting lies
Inspired byAlso published here
  • handwritten notes, 1945
2007 62
Gene Anderson Vanishing Match vanish of burning match
  • A. Performance
  • B. Gene's script
Related to 2016 39
Jack Vosburgh A Principle in Disguise Reversal Secretly get a selection to be placed reversed end for end in a one-way deck
Related to 2017 29
Asi Wind Time is Money two bills placed in spectator's hand, one travels underneath his watch, with idea from Nimrod Harel, see also p. 156 for suggestion of using two different bills
Inspired by
  • "Two for the Price of One" (131 Magic Tricks for Amateurs, Will Dexter, 1958)
Related toAlso published here
2018 1