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William Larsen, T. Page Wright Spring Glimpse spectator says stop during springing and remembers bottom card of top half, glimpsed at same time
Related to 1928 6
Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see name index for attribution
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1934
The Jinx (Issue 1)
4
Paul Rosini Gesture-Remark Glimpse performer turns around briefly to make a remark and back, secretly glimpses required information
Related to Oct. 1934
The Jinx (Issue 1)
4
Business Cards of various artists, Sid Lorraine, Lu Brent, Morris Loewy, Le Paul, Arthur Lloyd, Phil Dallee, Paul Rosini and more
Nov. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 14)
67
Paul Rosini A Problem in the Fourth Dimension daub transferred to spectator's thumb via him holding the performer's wrist previously, see also p. 495
1938 74
Paul Rosini Two Card Location two cards are caught on fingertips (friction toss)
1938 256
Paul Rosini Saliva Sorcery. I peeked at card disappears and reappears reversed
1938 258
Paul Rosini Saliva Sorcery. II card vanishes from packet and reappears in pocket
Related toVariations 1938 260
Paul Rosini The Daub. A Miracle Location daub transferred from performer's finger to bottom card of cut-off packet as it is replaced, button storage suggestion
Also published here 1938 495
Paul Rosini Everywhere and Nowhere two duplicates
1938 567
John Northern Hilliard VIII. Paul Rosini Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro
1938 567
Paul Rosini A Great Location Trick subtle key card location
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 570
Paul Rosini The Gamblers Outwitted daub transferred from performer's finger to bottom card of cut-off packet as it is replaced
VariationsAlso published here 1940 217
Paul Rosini Daub Work
1940 217
Paul Rosini A Rosi-Cruzian Mystery daub, button storage, two phases, red-black separation during first phase that is used in second phase
Variations 1940 219
Paul Rosini Think of a Card spring flourish
1940 324
Theodore Annemann A Card in Hand card changes in spectator's hand, stabbing presentation, backdated for ten years
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 80)
522
Paul Rosini Etchings in Magic Rosini writes about his influences in magic
1940
The Jinx (Issue 105)
629
Paul Rosini A Futile Lesson in Magic spelling lesson with thirteen cards, see page 650 for missing set-up
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 105)
631
Paul Rosini, The Devil's Die Secret top number of die under cup correctly announced, two methods (one with simple cut-out in paper cup)
1940
The Jinx (Issue 105)
632
Sam Leo Horowitz The Diving Pasteboard one of four random cards is thought of, they're shuffled back, Three-spot locator used to locate selection
Related toVariations 1940
The Jinx (Issue 105)
632
Paul Rosini Introduction
1940 1
Martin Gardner Two Piles and Subtract spectator remembers a card and its position, two piles made and card eventually found
Inspired by 1940 15
Paul Rosini Suave Silk knot travels from one handkerchief to handkerchief hold in spectator's palms
Aug. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 42)
172
Paul Rosini Paul Rosini's False Cut
1943/27 197
Paul Rosini E-Z Three-Way False Cut
1943/27 199
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Joseph Dunninger, Paul Rosini, Bob Novak
Mar. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 57)
235
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker, Carl Rosini, Paul Rosini, Max Sterling, Jay Marshall and some gambling ruses
Apr. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 58)
239
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Tommy Dowd, Audley Wals, rings as shiner, ethics, Paul Rosini, Max Holden, Stuart Robson
May 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 61)
251
Theodore Annemann, Paul Rosini The Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded, see Jinx for attribution
Also published here 1944 253
Paul Rosini Introduction
1946 5
Frederick Braue The Roundabout on Paul Rosini, Arthur Bull, Milbourne Christopher, Jimmy Eyster, Dante, Neal Elias, Paul Le Paul Frank Shields. Paul Flemming, Dariel Fitzkee, Erdnase, Bert Allerton
Apr. 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 11)
210
Paul Rosini Your Number - Your Card subtle key card location
Also published here 1946 11
Paul Rosini While I Turn My Back spectator remembers a card and its position, performer locates it on his second try
1946 21
Paul Rosini The Three Piles key card
1948 71
Paul Rosini The Pencil and the Silver Dollar coin vanishes and reappears in left hand when tapped with pencil
VariationsAlso published here 1948 54
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Paul Rosini's passing, Chang, Vernon, Rufus Steele, Jordan, Arthur Finley, Annemann, Paul Curry, Stewart James, Rober Lund, Paul Fleming and more
Oct. 1948 471
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Okito, Chang, Vernon, Cliff Green, Richiardi, Dick Welles, Ken Allen, Ballantine, Paul Curry, John Scarne, history of Out of This World, Paul Rosini, Jerry Lukins' List and more
Dec. 1948 489
Paul Rosini Ace Transposition Aces on table change to indifferent cards, Aces face-up in pack, apparently by Charlie Miller see HMM Vol. 6 Nr. 10 p. 521 for credit
Related toVariations 1948/27 121
Paul LePaul The Gymnastic Aces Aces leap one at a time out of the deck when shaking incompletely shuffled deck
Related toVariations 1949 207
George B. Anderson The Ultimate Prediction - A "No Smudge" Swami prediction in envelope, secret writing method
Related to 1949 44
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Paul Rosini, Bert Allerton, James G. Thompson, Clayton Rawson, Paul Fleming, Dr. Giovanni, Harold Sterling, Victor Farelli, Charles Bertram and more
Feb. 1949 511
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Dante, John Scarne, Milton Kort, Le Paul, Leipzig, Paul Fleming, Galli Galli, Malini, Max Katz, Charlie Miller and more
Related to Mar. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 10)
521
Paul Rosini "Let's See What You've Done" selection is immediately spelled out
1949 7
Paul Rosini The Missing Card spectator pulls out some cards, remembers bottom card and drop cards onto deck, performer fails to locate card behind back, it is found in pocket, pushed up behind back to under arm pit
1949 25
Paul Rosini Tap, Tap cards dealt in 4x4 square, spectator removes a bunch of cards and deals other cards in square formation as performer taps on the cards, value on last tap matches number of removed cards
Also published here 1949 36
Jack Chanin Dedication to Paul Rosini
1949 3
Jack Chanin Dear Paul letter to Paul Rosini, sort of introduction to the manuscript
1949 5
Paul Rosini Dear Jack letter to Jack Chanin
1949 7
Jack Chanin, Paul Rosini The 3 Shell Game - Basically Importan on misdirection
1949 18
Jack Chanin, Paul Rosini Red, White & Blue using different colored shells
1949 24
Jack Chanin, Paul Rosini Double Pea using two peas
1949 30
Jack Chanin, Paul Rosini Monte Carlo (What are the odds?) using stage money to play with audience members, numbering shells
1949 54
Jack Chanin, Paul Rosini Epilog no title
1949 75
Paul Rosini, W. F. "Rufus" Steele The Second-Guess Card Trick No. 145, magician fails and then succeeds in locating selection
1950 281
Frank Joglar Backstage on Vincent O'Toole, R. Marcelliee, Emile Clifton, Bob Hummer, Monica Lewis, Russ Swann, Dick DuBois, Al Monroe, Kuda Bux, Walter Gibson, Jimmy Jimae, Bill Brema, Paul Rosini, Martin Gardner,
  • Magazine Test
  • Hummer News
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  • Munroe's Miscelleany
  • Who Remembers?
  • Open House
  • More TV Topcis
  • Bill Brema
  • Paul Rosini
  • Gardner Gum Baffler
Jan. 1950 620
John Braun Paul Rosini
1950 5
Paul Rosini The Life Saver Trick name of selection appears printed on life saver candy, index of five candies to allow free choice among five cards
1950 8
Paul Rosini Was It There? one of five cards named, it vanishes from the five-card packet, it appears face-up in the deck, repeat with another card which reappears in the pocket
Related to 1950 9
Paul Rosini Saliva Substitute sponge at bottom of coat
1950 11
Paul Rosini Somewhere in the Deck one of nine cards is thought of, it travels to pocket
Related to 1950 11
Paul Rosini Hold My Wrist coin vanishes while spectator holds both wrists of the performer, reappears on spectator's shoulder
1950 13
Paul Rosini A Card in Flight card travels from ten-card packet to another ten-card packet, one-behind structure
Related to 1950 14
Paul Rosini The Card Under the Hand left hand flat on table with spectator's hand onto it, performer wants to find card one-handed with right hand but fails, card appears under left hand
1950 16
Paul Rosini You Put It In spectator pushes card into deck (after top change), then air-pressure turnover
1950 16
Paul Rosini Change in Hand card changes in spectator's hand, stabbing presentation
Related to 1950 17
Paul Rosini The Fair Count count-down to named number, count repeated because of skepticism of audience, selection found reversed
VariationsAlso published here 1950 18
Paul Rosini Two Decks - Red and Blue red-backed selection mixed into red packet and put in spectators pocket, same with blue-backed selection, then all cards transpose except selections
1950 19
Paul Rosini Impossible daring out-of-hand selection in another room
1950 21
Paul Rosini Reflection using spectator's glasses as impromptu shiner
1950 22
Paul Rosini Coin and Pencil coin vanishes and reappears in left hand when tapped with pencil
Also published here 1950 26
Paul Rosini Card Through Handkerchief
1950 27
Paul Rosini Daub daub transferred to spectator's thumb as he is brought up on stage
1950 27
Paul Rosini Indicator Card one of four random cards is thought of, they're shuffled back, Three-spot locator used to locate selection
Inspired by 1950 29
Paul Rosini A Comedy Card Trick card appears under spectator's lapel, spectator cannot find it in deck
1950 30
Paul Rosini The Card Through the Case nerve trick with cased deck
Related to 1950 31
Paul Rosini Your Number - Your Card subtle key card location
Also published here 1950 32
Paul Rosini Rosini's Favorite Trick unknown odd-backed card put in deck, spectator touches any card in face-up deck, it is the odd-backed one
1950 33
Paul Rosini Do a Trick chosen card is spelled to
1950 34
Paul Rosini The One-Armed Magician card peeked at, hand with deck instantly put behind back, performer names card and it is shown reversed, performer one-handed, intro and description by Jack Chanin
1950 35
Paul Rosini One-Hand Peek Reverse to second position from top, best done behind the back
1950 36
Paul Rosini The Coin Star described by Al Leech
1950 38
Paul Rosini Skidoo counting procedure used to force a card, using sum of digits of year on a coin and value of cards, forced 23rd card
1950 40
Paul Rosini A Sure Thing
1950 41
Paul Rosini The Best Prediction card at named number is openly corner crimped, then counted to again and removed, it matches prediction
Related toVariations 1950 42
Charles "Chic" Schoke Prediction Variation card at named number is openly corner crimped, then counted to again and removed, it matches prediction
Inspired by 1950 43
Paul Rosini The Cigarette Trick
1950 44
Paul Rosini Impressive Card index of cards appears on previously empty piece of paper, kind of stamp in shoe
1950 46
Paul Rosini The Peek Trick spectator peeks a card, performer asks whether she really saw one as misdirection to control it, another is peeked, second found, changes in first
1950 46
Paul Rosini Aceo-Changeo worked from top of deck
1950 47
Paul Rosini A Card Turns Over complicated method with reverse fan and pencil dotted card on the face
1950 48
Paul Rosini Follow Your Card card travels from top to center of deck reversed
1950 49
Paul Rosini Kings and Queens Kings and Queens behind back, performer brings forward a set of each suit, then again behind back and performer brings forward all Kings or Queens as requested, then performer separates them again after a shuffle
1950 51
Paul Rosini Double Reverse spectator and performer each chose selection from half the deck, they end up reversed
Related toVariations 1950 53
Paul Rosini Purely Mental spectator thinks of a card and writes it down, performer also writes one down, they match
1950 54
Paul Rosini While I Turn My Back spectator remembers card and its position, then counts to it again, eventually found
Inspired by 1950 55
Paul Rosini The Ten of Diamonds nine cards removed and listed on a piece of paper, one of them freely chosen, performer stabs a card into the deck to find it
1950 57
Paul Rosini With a Short Card performer fails to find card behind his back, it is then found in inside coat pocket
1950 58
Paul Rosini Aces Running Wild Aces lost after dealing, assembling and re-dealing procedure, they end up on top
1950 59
Paul Rosini Secret Writing performer writes the name of a card on the face of another card, that predicted card turns over in the deck
1950 60
Paul Rosini A Guess That Is Right card counted to after selection and addition procedure, it is predicted
Variations 1950 60
Paul Rosini Repeating a Good Guess card counted to after selection and addition procedure, it is predicted, variation
Inspired by 1950 61
Paul Rosini Tap cards dealt in 4x4 square, spectator removes a bunch of cards and deals other cards in square formation as performer taps on the cards, value on last tap matches number of removed cards
Related toAlso published here 1950 66
Paul Rosini A Novel Vanish and Reproduction with pencil, see also "The Kaplan Transposition" on page 447 in "Hugard's Magic Monthly"
1952 121
Jay Marshall Back Talk on the IBM convention, Abbott's Get Together, Walter Irving Scott, Dai Vernon, Ed Marlo, Jim Peterson, Tips for Card en, Paul Rosini, Prof Lowey, Senator Crandall, The Linking Ring, Jerry Andrus, Eddie Joseph
1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 339)
170
Paul Rosini Impromptu Thimble Routine thimbles jump from hand to hand
Variations 1957 217
Dai Vernon The Bent Corner Prediction spectator names number up to 52, card there is predicted by performer
Related toVariations 1959 12
Dai Vernon, Paul Rosini Staring Him in the Face nerve trick with cased deck
Related toVariations 1961 33
Charlie Miller The Four Aces and Four Jacks Aces removed and placed on hand of spectator, change into Jacks, Aces reversed in deck
Related to 1961 47
Thomas Alan Waters Addenda to "Mystery of the Blackboard information written on blackboard is divined blindfolded
Inspired by Aug. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 360)
269
Edward Marlo Mental Spell (is this Paul Rosini's?) fingertip peeked at card is spelled to, progressive spelling set-up
1962 49
Peter Kane Anent Pack Switches deck switch during out-of-hand slap, cased deck
Related to 1967 18
Edward G. Brown, Paul Rosini A Futile Lesson in Open Spelling Ace to Ten are spelt out from packet one by one
Related to 1968 75
Paul Rosini, Dai Vernon The Thumb Tie
1970 28
Milton Kort Rosini's Aces Off Color Aces lost, they turn over at once, then change back color
Inspired by 1970 7
Frank Garcia Eye-Mazing Aces put on table change to Kings, Aces reversed in deck
Related to 1972 18
Dai Vernon Vernon's Ten Card Trick No. 74, card travels from ten-card packet to another ten-card packet, one-behind structure
Related to 1972 22
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Psychic Tap Trick No. 202, card thought of from a few, cards on table, performer taps different cards while spectator mentally spells his card, on last tap card the selection is found
Related to 1972 49
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Version Of Rosini's Reverse Card No. 293, card appears reversed at chosen number on second count, bottom deal placement
Inspired by 1972 75
Paul Rosini Rosini Daub Gag No. 364, daub transferred to spectator's finger from bottom card of deck
1972 102
Paul Rosini Rosini Reverse No. 365, count-down to named number, count repeated because of skepticism of audience, selection found reversed
Also published here 1972 102
Paul Rosini, Sam Leo Horowitz Rosini's Wrinkle For Four Ace Trick No. 366, "I think it is Horowitz", during Ace production a wrong card is found, then its value is used to count to Ace
1972 102
Paul Rosini Rosini's Riffle Force Glimpse No. 367, spectator says stop during springing and remembers bottom card of top half, glimpsed at same time
Related to 1972 102
Paul Rosini Rosini Aeroplane Aces No. 368, Aces leap one at a time out of the deck when shaking incompletely shuffled deck, same as Gymnastic Aces
Related to 1972 102
Paul Rosini Supreme Reverse
1973 49
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
Bill Wysong Wysong's Duplicity Rosini's Double Reverse handling using a duplicate
Related to 1973 33
Paul Rosini Card at a Number deck is shuffled and covered with handkerchief, spectator names a number from ten to twenty, performer is able to divine which card is at that position
Variations 1975 211
Francis Carlyle Paul Rosini Anecdote
1975 128
David Carré Rosini Thimbles
Inspired by Mar./Apr. 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8)
391
Harry Lorayne Two-Card Revelation two halves, two cards pushed into other half, face-up/face-down condition, all righten except the two cards, bit like Rosini's Double Reverse
Related to 1977 118
Martin Gardner Two Coin Vanishes on the history of the vanishes in the reference, with description of Paul Rosini's Five-Coin Routine
Related to 1979
The Chronicles (Issue 14)
1198
Roy Walton Changing Times
Inspired by 1981 216
Paul Rosini Card Under Case Load
1982 181
Two Card Reverse spectator and performer each chose selection from half the deck, they end up reversed
Related to 1982 7
Paul Rosini Rosini Vester card travels to under vest, shown by Charlie Miller (1940)
1985 1
Paul Rosini Four Ace Repetitive cross sum force to find four aces, count-down on last ace (1940)
1985 2
Paul Rosini Four Ace four Aces lost and found
1985 2
Paul Rosini Rosini Hand False Cut false swing cut
1985 2
Paul Rosini The Twenty Card Trick one chosen card across
Related to 1985 9
Paul Rosini Flourish Count with Cards card pivots off deck
1985 28
Paul Rosini, Eugene Burger Rosini's Double Reverse
Inspired byVariations 1987 61
Paul Rosini Outside Case Load
1988 113
David Williamson He Who Spelt It, Dealt It spectator succeeds whereas magician fails
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1989 54
Alex Elmsley Chosen Cards Across three (signed) selections
Related toVariations 1991 271
Paul Rosini The Quick Spell
1992 21
Paul Rosini Addition to Rosini's Saliva 10-Card Trick pointer cards
Variations 1994 1073
Paul Rosini Paul Rosini's Spelling Trick free selection is spelled to
1994 1203
John Northern Hilliard, Paul Rosini The John Northern Hilliard Routine for this Trick free selection is spelled to
1994 1204
Paul Rosini Paul Rosini's Spelling Trick with a Mentally Chosen Card progressive set-up
1994 1205
Eugene Burger The Visibly Turning Cards Rosini's Double Reverse with glorpy
Inspired byAlso published here 1994 23
Paul Rosini Your Number - Your Card
Related to 1995 147
Paul Rosini Der Flibbertigibbet coin vanishes and reappears in left hand when tapped with pencil
Also published here 1997
Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 3)
111
Eddie Fields, Edward Marlo Bent Sinister card at named number is openly corner crimped, then counted to again and removed, it matches prediction
Related to 1997 150
Milton Kort My Lesson from Paul Rosini Milt Kort fooling Rosini
1999 181
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) House of Cards: The Life & Magic of Paul Rosini by Paul Rosini (written by Chuck Romano) Sep. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 9)
56
Ian Keable-Elliott (reviewer) A Flawed Man - A Review of House Of Cards: The Life & Magic Of Paul Rosini by Paul Rosini (written by Chuck Romano) Sep. 1999
Opus (Vol. 5 No. 10)
8
Chuck Romano House of Cards: The Life & Magic of Paul Rosini excerpts from the book
Mar. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 7)
42
Michael Close (reviewer) House of Cards: The Life & Magic of Paul Rosini by Paul Rosini (written by Chuck Romano)Related to Aug. 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 12)
31
Robert E. Olson No Rancor
  • Letters
Related to Nov. 1999
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
13
Eugene Burger The Visibly Turning Cards Rosini's Double Reverse with glorpy
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 219
Paul Rosini "The Devil's Die Secret" die shaken in cup and placed on table, performer knows number, moisture
Also published here
  • House of Cards: The Life & Magic of Paul Rosini (Chuck Romano)
Feb. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 6)
83
Paul Rosini Gesture-Remark Glimpse
Related to 2001 8
Paul Rosini Revealing a Selection
July/Aug. 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
11
John Carney Thimble Collection five thimbles produced, then travel to other hand
Inspired by 2002 350
Jack Avis Club sandwich five packets put together face-up and -down, only two selections reversed at the end
Inspired byVariations 2002 97
Paul Rosini The Fifth Card? five cards shown, spectator names one, it vanishes and reappears sandwiched in deck, biddle trick effect (without biddle steal)
Also published here
  • Genii, May 1946
Feb. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 2)
18
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Faith Counter wrong card cut to, its value counted down to find selection which is reversed
Inspired byRelated to 2003 21
Bruce Cervon "Out of His Mind" OOSOOM version with three spectators and "thought card to pocket" premise
Related to Oct. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 10)
78
Robert Cassidy The Die and the Canisters die is placed in one of ten film canisters, performer locates die and divines number which is up
Inspired byRelated to 2004 117
David Solomon Right Side Up performer and spectator each select a card from half the deck, everything reassembled, selections are reversed
Related toAlso published here
  • Racherbaumer's Sticks and Stones
2007 45
Lennart Green I'm Not Peeking I packet spread face-up and spectator remembers card and its position, performer notes top card
Related to 2008 36
Lennart Green I'm Not Peeking II similar to Rosini's effect
Related to 2008 37
Docc Hilford, Paul Rosini The Rosini Secret method to switch and read billet, using deck of cards with gaffed card case as billet hold-out
  • Presentation
  • Props
  • The Switch
  • The Read
  • Timing
  • Resetting
  • Half Done
  • Tips
  • History
2008 7
David Britland An Impossible Location first the location fails, then it works
Inspired by Dec. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 12)
35
Eric Evans, Paul Rosini Rosini Works the Street
Inspired by 2012 37
David Williamson Perverse Open Spelling spectator succeeds whereas magician fails
Inspired byAlso published here 2012 279
Justin Higham Undercover Card and Number selection lost, deck covered with handkerchief, number between ten and twenty named, performer cuts off pile through handkerchief, it's that many cards and selection is at that position
Inspired by 2012 17
Roberto Giobbi Staring-Him-in-the-Face deck switch application
Inspired byAlso published here 2013 146
Alexander de Cova Münze und Bleistift coin vanishes and reappears in left hand when tapped with pencil
Inspired by 2015 256
Harry Lorayne Two To Reverse two cards pushed reversed into other half, they turn out to be previous selections, Rosini's Double Reverse
Inspired byRelated to 2018 202
Paul Rosini Outside Case Load
2019 171
Jon Racherbaumer Right Side Up
  • Exhumations
deck cut in half, performer and spectator choose a card from their halves and put them into other half, deck assembled, both selections are reversed
  • David Solomon suggestion to avoid miscalling
Related to Aug. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 8)
43