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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Theodore Annemann The Oss of Lhasa word predicted, card stack used for force
Variations 1937
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1937)
Ronald B. Edwards Free Force forcing fourteen or fifteen with playing cards, see reference for correction
Related to June 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 62)
Ronald B. Edwards Phone(y) Telepathy selection is apparently revealed by stranger
July 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 64)
Ronald B. Edwards Travel Thought two cities are divined, with cards and a map, mutus nomen principle
Dec. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 74)
Ronald B. Edwards Bi-Mentalism card is pushed in a deck, named card is found next to it, two versions:
  • 1. Stack and nail writer
  • 2. Svengali
1945 80
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
Ronald B. Edwards Numerology with prepared stage money
Mar. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 79)
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson, Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson Boxed piece of a magazine is put on a string and the ends of the string thread through two holes in a box, a word is selected and when checked on the piece on the string all words are crossed out except the selected one
Related to Apr. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 81)
Ronald B. Edwards, Clayton Rawson Page Force pages are torn out of a a magazine
Apr. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 81)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on R.C. Buff ideas with the Lyons-Elliott Box, Frank Taylor, ideas by Hen Fetsch, Ed Marlo, Bert Allerton and Richard Mc Closkey
Related to May 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 84)
Ronald B. Edwards Multifly coin tray with glued bills for close up
Variations June 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 86)
Ronald B. Edwards Surprise! bill (stage money) to silver coin
Sep. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 91)
Ronald B. Edwards El Ropo Cutto
Oct. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 94)
Ronald B. Edwards For the Future two decks, prediction is written on face of a card, free choice
Apr. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 104)
Ronald B. Edwards Box Fight Prediction with bill tube
Oct. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 113)
Ronald B. Edwards Side by Side two spectator's cards are found next to each other
Dec. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 116)
Ronald B. Edwards Silver Vanish sticky tape
Dec. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 116)
Ronald B. Edwards Remainder? card is selected and the value used to calculate a result which is predicted
Jan. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 118)
Ronald B. Edwards Predic-2 see correction on p. 506
Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 124)
Ronald B. Edwards Strong Man Stunt apparently tearing a phone book in two, then holding two books
Sep. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 135)
Ronald B. Edwards Predic 222 method for calculating quicker than spectator
Oct. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 136)
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Eddie Clever, Carl Jones, Tom Hickey, Dr. Jaks, Gus Southall, Devant, Stewart James, The Five-Best Poll, Victor Farelli, Ronald B. Edwards, Edward Ritchell, Warren Corning, John Stanley, Orville Meyer, R. C. Buff, Richard Himner, Leslie Guest, Francis Haxton, Al Thompson and more
May 1947
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Ronald B. Edwards Dis-Illusion
Apr. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 149)
Ronald B. Edwards X-Spell-I-Mental mental speller
Oct. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 161)
Ronald B. Edwards ScissorAction rubberband on scissors
Oct. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 162)
Ronald B. Edwards Subtlety-Fuge
May 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 176)
Ronald B. Edwards Spellcast spelling to named card
July 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 181)
Ronald B. Edwards Spongball Levitation in a glass
June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 206)
Ronald B. Edwards Problems in Prophecy
Nov. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 216)
Ronald B. Edwards A 2.00$ Trick coin assembly with magazines, last coin found in magazine
Variations Oct. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 240)
Ronald B. Edwards Upsy Downsy
Apr. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 253)
Arthur Hastings D. F. C.
Inspired byRelated toVariations Oct. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 265)
Ronald B. Edwards Two Quickies
  • transposition of two cards
  • forcing a number with coins
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 277)
Ronald B. Edwards Weird Control two suits are shuffled match in order
Apr. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 278)
Ronald B. Edwards Ron's Ramblings idea for magazine test
Apr. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 279)
Ronald B. Edwards Just A Half magician's joke, tearing up a folding half
Feb. 1954
The Phoenix (Issue 299)
Ronald B. Edwards 200% Profit coin under glass, with water and paper match transforms
May 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 308)
Ronald B. Edwards Think of a Number business cards with number written on them, chosen number is spelled and card with same number is found
June 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 309)
Bill Bowman Clipped clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link, see p. 56 for variation with three clips
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 310)
Stewart Judah, George Karger, Al O'Hagan, Jesse J. Langston Jr., G. E. Emme, Stewart James, Paul Curry, Ronald B. Edwards Clipped Again more ideas and tips for Bowman's Clipped
Inspired byRelated to 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 324)
Ronald B. Edwards Fifty, Ten, Sixty half dollar turns into dime, then half dollar reappears
Dec. 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 334)
Charles Sanders Peirce Some Amazing Mazes dealing trick with red and black cards in numerical order, dealing into any number of piles, anti-faro rules, see also p. 2
  • Phase One
  • Phase Two (mixing procedure, then number named, value of card at that position is used to count to a card that matches named number)
Related toVariations Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
Ronald B. Edwards An Oddity mathematical oddity
May 1957
The Cardiste (Issue 2)
Alex Elmsley Through Darkest Peirce cards are dealt out multiple times to mix them, yet they are mated, relation to Sympathetic Cards
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Sep. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 11)
Ronald B. Edwards The Cocoanut Poker Deal royal flush, special procedure, duplicates
Mar. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 6)
Ronald B. Edwards Edwardian Aces deck is shuffled, some cards taken, down under deal until five cards remain, four Aces and predicted card
Aug. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 11)
Ronald B. Edwards Edwards Hold-out group shuffle, deck is shuffled first half, then second half, cards are transferred
Also published here Aug. 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 11)
Ronald B. Edwards No Two Ways 2&2, presented as a puzzle in which the cards cannot be put in an alternating order from the faces and the backs simultaneously
Variations Mar. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 13)
Norman Houghton No Two Ways (Second Way) 2&2, presented as a puzzle in which the cards cannot be put in an alternating order from the faces and the backs simultaneously
  • Third Way
Inspired by Sep. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 14)
Ronald B. Edwards Mazes-Phase Down variation that starts with two honest riffle shuffles (interlocking chains), suits separated, some dealing procedure that affects the red/black distribution
  • Phase II (dealing into chosen number of piles, sympathetic values)
Inspired byRelated to July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
Ronald B. Edwards Flat Flexible Folding Reversible Four Dimensional Die flexagon idea
July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
Ronald B. Edwards 1/2 and 1/2 selection travels from one half to the other
Oct. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 18)
Ronald B. Edwards Son of Lhasa word predicted, card stack used for force
Inspired by Oct. 1960
Ibidem (Issue 22)
Ronald B. Edwards Digital Deck’s Terity deck cut into two halves, spectator deals two piles of card from one half corresponding to a thought-of number, values in one pile added, card at that position predicted in other half
Oct. 1960
Ibidem (Issue 22)
Ronald B. Edwards The Ambitious Quarter ambitious coin
Feb. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 354)
Ronald B. Edwards General Assembly coin assembly with magazines, last coin found in magazine, revised version
Inspired by Mar. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 355)
Ronald B. Edwards Money in Circulation dollar bill and half dollar in envelopes change places
June 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 358)
Ronald B. Edwards Piles deck is dealt in several piles one card from center of a pile is remembered and found
Aug. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 360)
Ronald B. Edwards Thoughts on "Through Darkest Pierce"
May 1962
Ibidem (Issue 25)
Ronald B. Edwards The Immovable Monte two cards change place in a three-card packet
Inspired by Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
Ronald B. Edwards Just Two Much calculation with number, result is predicted, two-way out, can only be one of two results
Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by George McLean & George Blake
Related toVariationsAlso published here May 1969 257
Ronald B. Edwards Even Money World
Inspired by June 1974 745
Ronald B. Edwards Coin Divination three nickels, three pennies, three cards (Two, Six, Ten), spectator arranges coins in some way under cards, performer divines layout
Also published here Aug. 1975 1043
Ronald B. Edwards Small Change Prediction forcing 2010 with coins
Inspired by Aug. 1975 1043
G. E. Emme, Harold Turner, Dai Vernon, Elmer Applegit, Jesse Schimmel Der Geldschein und die Büroklammer
  • Zwei-Klammern-Verbindung
  • Drei-Klammern-Verbindung
Related to Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Ronald B. Edwards Die Münzen-Zahlenforce forcing a number with coins
Also published here June 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Ronald B. Edwards Der Bankräuber prop with image jumbo card and prison prop, similar to die box
Also published here
  • The Magic Wand, June 1955
Jan. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Ronald B. Edwards, Karl Fulves Moneyfly No. 63, coin travels into spectator's hand, using money tray made from bill
Inspired by 1989 78
Ronald B. Edwards Divination No. 73, three nickels, three pennies, three cards (Two, Six, Ten), spectator arranges coins in some way under cards, performer divines layout
Also published here 1989 101
Ronald B. Edwards Group Shuffle Transfer deck is shuffled first half, then second half, cards are transferred
Also published here 1991 537
Ronald B. Edwards Der Schnell-Umtausch with stack of envelopes
July 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4 & 5)
Sam Schwartz Mystery Mix 3&3, three red-backed Kings and three blue-backed Aces
Inspired byRelated to 2000 63
Karl Fulves, Ronald B. Edwards Colors Can't Mix No. 47, odd-backed oil & water in which faces mix but not backs and vice versa, 4&4
2001 108
Ronald B. Edwards Edwards Hold-out group shuffle, deck is shuffled first half, then second half, cards are transferred
Also published here Feb. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 2)