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Tom Sellers Named Card and Slates named card vanishes from box and reappears between slates
Related toVariations 1934 Card Tricks That Work 13
Al Baker Gee!! deck vanish, with handkerchief, unload in pocket
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 103
Edward Victor The Changing Coin
Variations 1937 Magic of the Hands 42
Edward Victor A Match Divination divination of amount of selected matches
Related toVariations 1937 Magic of the Hands 114
U. F. Grant U-Do-It Ace Trick spectator loses Aces and deals out four hands to find them again, no-touch by magician (telephone trick?)
VariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 349
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Bob Hummer Little Stranger spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1945 Little Stranger 1
Ken De Courcy The One-man Full-Vu Prediction triple prediction in envelope, with carbon paper in envelope
1960 Magic of the Mind 17
Ken De Courcy This Person is Dead with Cecil Keech's bottomless tumbler
1960 Magic of the Mind 40
Jay Ose Ose's Cut triple cut to table
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 93
Ken De Courcy Calling All Cards deck shuffled and put in trouser pockets, any card called for produced, then any non-playing card (birthday card, membership card, score card, ...) called for à la Arthur Lloyd, with gags and card castle finale
1964 Calling All Cards 2
Ken De Courcy Patently Obscure prop comedy act with gag inventions, no magic
1964 Patently Obscure 2
Ken De Courcy Supplement to "Patently Obscure" items placed into a suitcase vanish
1964 Patently Obscure 8
Ken De Courcy The Duplex Coin penny changes into a half-crown, with sucker ending (two pennies)
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 196
Ken De Courcy Coin Switch similar to the Bobo Switch
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 197
Ken De Courcy Coin Sleeving Technique
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 198
Ken De Courcy The Torn and Restored Cigarette
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 251
Ken De Courcy Sheer Simplicity jardine ellis ring and rope
Variations 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 320
Ken De Courcy Rope, Handkerchief and Rind Mystery jardine ellis ring vanishes and appears knotted on rope
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 329
Ken De Courcy Finger Choice jardine ellis ring appears on chosen finger
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 336
Ken De Courcy Ring Appear ring appears on the middle of a rope
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 338
Ken De Courcy My Card Sir!
1967 My Card Sir! 3
Ken De Courcy Devilish Drink-Mat bill produced from performer's coaster, then business card comes out of spectator's beer mat, really inside
1967 My Card Sir! 4
Ken De Courcy Come Card business card appears under coaster
1967 My Card Sir! 6
Ken De Courcy Riser business card rises out of cigarette pack (ungaffed) or out of breast pocket (thread and hidden envelope)
1967 My Card Sir! 7
Ken De Courcy Glassed Card glass is covered with handkerchief, business card appears inside when unwrapped, manipulative
1967 My Card Sir! 9
Ken De Courcy Card on Hand manipulative production of business card with handkerchief
1967 My Card Sir! 10
Ken De Courcy Double Drink-Mats business card appears between two coasters
1967 My Card Sir! 11
Ken De Courcy Wallet Card (business) card or prediction produced from borrowed wallet, stuck with wax under table
1967 My Card Sir! 12
Ken De Courcy Two-Way Wallet business card is printed on blank initialed card inside Supreme Two-Way Wallet (Himber?), or name appears on bill
1967 My Card Sir! 13
Ken De Courcy The Ghost Wallet using Ghost Wallet prop to print business cards
1967 My Card Sir! 15
Ken De Courcy Round the World with a Pack of Cards comedic routine in which multiple selections are found or divined with prop effects that are assigned to different countries, among the apparatus are: egg beater, card in balloon, snake basket
1968 Round the World with a Pack of Cards 1
Ken De Courcy Introduction
1971 At the Drop of a Match 3
Ken De Courcy Part one - Match Puzzles chapter intro
1971 At the Drop of a Match 4
Ken De Courcy Part two - Match Magic chapter intro
1971 At the Drop of a Match 6
Ken De Courcy The Blowaway Suspension match box is opened upside down, matches stay inside drawer and drop on command
1971 At the Drop of a Match 8
Ken De Courcy The Ringed Match finger ring on match, match locket between first finger and thumb, hand is turned and when match comes back in view the ring vanished
1971 At the Drop of a Match 10
Ken De Courcy Part Three - Match Mentalism chapter intro
1971 At the Drop of a Match 19
Ken De Courcy The Last Match five matches in a row, spectator turns any one end for end, the chosen one is the match left after some instruction game
Inspired by
  • principle in "Hindu Shells" (Eddie Joseph)
1971 At the Drop of a Match 21
Ken De Courcy Up or Down three matches in a row are turned by spectator, center one covered, performer divines orientation, mathematical monte
Inspired by
  • coin trick by Cliff Lount (Two in One)
1971 At the Drop of a Match 28
Ken De Courcy The Jackpot Matchbox divination of amount of selected matches
Inspired by 1971 At the Drop of a Match 30
Ken De Courcy Part Four - Match Gags chapter intro
1971 At the Drop of a Match 32
Nick Conticello The Non-Telephone Telephone Trick small packet, spectator selects a card, does some rearranging and is left with card
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 137
Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Uncle's Will Slates messages appear on slates, comedy
1972 I Did It My Way 13
Rick Johnsson Quicksilver metal ring rises up a rope and penetrates
Inspired by 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 34
Ken De Courcy Introduction
1973 Pentertain 1
Ken De Courcy Pentertain introduction to routine
1973 Pentertain 3
Ken De Courcy Only Heaven (and Einstein) Knows! mathematical puzzle with three chosen numbers at the points of a triangle, three sums end up to be equal
1973 Pentertain 4
Ken De Courcy Everything is Relative forcing 34 in a 4x4 matrix with the numbers from one to sixteen
1973 Pentertain 6
Ken De Courcy A Not-so-Proper Charlie unusual method to multiply two numbers by continuously dividing and multiplying them by two
Variations 1973 Pentertain 7
Ken De Courcy The Chinese Check unusual method to multiply two numbers with some sort of grid
1973 Pentertain 8
Ken De Courcy The Forgotten Phone Number subtraction of five-digit number with its reverse, oner figure chosen and others called out, chosen figure divined by another spectator via calculation
1973 Pentertain 10
Ken De Courcy A Question of Degree method of multiplying 9 with every digit
1973 Pentertain 13
Ken De Courcy A Last Word
1973 Pentertain 16
Ken De Courcy Introduction
1975 Son of Pentertain 1
Ken De Courcy A Timely Legend number demonstration with drawn clock layout
1975 Son of Pentertain 3
Ken De Courcy No Time For Work gag calculation in which is shown that there are no days in which anyone works
Variations 1975 Son of Pentertain 5
Ken De Courcy The Cure For Insomnia 1089 number force used for dirty gag revelation of word
1975 Son of Pentertain 7
Ken De Courcy Sheik a Leg distribution puzzle in testament of a sheik
Related to 1975 Son of Pentertain 11
Ken De Courcy Sheik Another Leg puzzle about placing ten people in nine beds
1975 Son of Pentertain 13
Ken De Courcy Cross Check
1975 Son of Pentertain 15
Ken De Courcy Ohne besonderes Gerät - (c) ungaffed card to balloon
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 24
Ken De Courcy Acknowledgements
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 3
Ken De Courcy Foreword
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 5
E. Leslie May The Charlie Chronicles different presentation for division puzzle
Inspired by 1976 Mistress of Pentertain 11
E. Leslie May A Sanguinary Rise alternate presentation
Inspired by 1976 Mistress of Pentertain 12
Ken De Courcy Grandfather's Gimmick gag calculation with age which ends up with 999
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 24
Ken De Courcy Are You Kidding? "how many children" presentation for prediction of number 5
Inspired by
  • effect in Royal V. Heath's "Mathemagic"
1976 Mistress of Pentertain 28
Unknown Where There's A Will There's A Way distribution puzzle
Related to 1976 Mistress of Pentertain 32
Ken De Courcy Die Erbschaft four messages appear on two slates
Also published here
  • The Gen, Dec. 1951
Mar. 1977 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 2) 90
Jack Yates, Ken De Courcy Notes by the Editor
  • Keep the Sequence
  • False Shuffles and Cuts
  • With Two People
  • Short Corner
1978 Jack's Pack 5
Ken De Courcy By Age forcing the card that lies at spectator's age
1978 Jack's Pack 6
Ken De Courcy "Age Cards" Addition binary number cards, card named and number cards that total its position removed and added
1978 Jack's Pack 6
Ken De Courcy As a Location System using the stack as an open index, with optional corner shorts at regular intervals
1978 Jack's Pack 7
Ken De Courcy Climax four packets, each secretly has one suit, four card location
1978 Jack's Pack 8
Ken De Courcy Die Taubenkasserole - Ein Kurzseminar ideas for the dove pan
  • Bandsprudel
  • Das tanzende Skelett
  • Kartenhaus
  • Kartenproduktion
  • Klappwürfel
  • Kindervorstellung
  • Kravattenzerschneiden
  • Tauben
  • Zigaretten
Also published here
  • Magigram, Vol. 2
Oct. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 105
Ken De Courcy Push-Thru ... Pull-Thru thimble through handkerchief and back
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 11
Ken De Courcy Uncle Henry's Thimble Trick traveling and color changing thimbles
1979 A Fantasy in Thimbles — Werry's Fantastic Thimbles 20
Ken De Courcy A Routine for Coke Capers using Ravelle & Andree's "Coke Capers" props
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 29
Ken De Courcy (reviewer) What they said about "the other book" by Karrell Fox by Karrell FoxAlso published here
  • Magigram
1979 Another Book 65
Karrell Fox The Gift of the Magi invisible deck and table, spectator names a card, it is the only jumbo card in the pocket
Variations 1979 Another Book 279
Ken De Courcy Success is Simple patter for "The Gift of the Magi"
Inspired by 1979 Another Book 283
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cards
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related to
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 7
Ken De Courcy Introduction
1979 Card Caprice 2
Jack Yates Jack's Line-Up up to thirteen spectators on stage, they select a card from a pile, pile shuffled, cards again given back to the right spectators
Variations 1979 Card Caprice 6
Ken De Courcy Last Card Prediction final card predicted in pocket or wallet, with index or sticky dummy prediction
Inspired by 1979 Card Caprice 8
Ken De Courcy Vanishing Packet all cards except selection vanishes from packet that was placed into handkerchief bag
1979 Card Caprice 10
Ken De Courcy Das Chinesische Klammernspiel linking some paper clips
Aug. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 2) 67
Ken De Courcy Foreword
1980 Super Spell 1
Ken De Courcy, Hen Fetsch Super Spell gaffed deck, spelling to any named card, count-spell
Inspired by
  • "Magic Spell" (Hen Fetsch, ca. 1950)
1980 Super Spell 2
Ken De Courcy Culluloid Lug Locator insert for key card to make a piece that sticks out of deck to cut to
1980 Super Spell 3
Ken De Courcy, Jay Ose False Cutting and Shuffling six-packet Ose Cut
Related to 1980 Super Spell 4
Ken De Courcy Card in Wallet card to wallet climax for "spelling to any card" routine
1980 Super Spell 6
Ken De Courcy Be Insured insurance policy gag for "spelling to any card" routine
1980 Super Spell 7
Ken De Courcy Multi-Choice using "spelling to any card" as climax for selection routine
1980 Super Spell 7
Ken De Courcy Mental Choice
1980 Super Spell 7
Ken De Courcy Brainwave short routining suggestion
1980 Super Spell 8
Ken De Courcy Shuffled Spell switching in Super Spell/Magic Spell deck
1980 Super Spell 8
Jack Yates Accusation murderer, crime and witnesses selected from lists, all divined, Age Cards principle
Variations 1980 Accusation 1
Ken De Courcy Accusation - part 2 murderer, crime and witnesses selected from lists, all divined, Age Cards principle
Inspired by 1980 Accusation 7
Ken De Courcy Introduction
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 3
Joe Karson, Ken De Courcy What is "The World's Fastest Card Trick"? comedy routine in which the spectator doesn't remember the card, then doesn't return it, and so on, until finally a wrong card changes into selection
  • The Method
  • The Third Card
Inspired by
  • "The World's Fastest Card Trick", Joe Karson, booklet, ca. 1948
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 4
Ken De Courcy Impromptu Endings
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 7
Ken De Courcy The Changed Card as ending to "The World's Fastest Card Trick"
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 7
Ken De Courcy Pill Gag bottle of pills that are swallowed as comedy prop
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 8
Ken De Courcy The Sat-on Card
  • Using it with the "W.F.C.T."
Inspired by
  • The Quaker Oat Book of Magic
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 8
Ken De Courcy The Vanishing Pack with handkerchief, unload in pocket, as ending to "The World's Fastest Card Trick"
Inspired by 1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 11
Ken De Courcy It's as well to be insured insurance policy, as ending to "The World's Fastest Card Trick"
Also published here 1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 13
Ken De Courcy The Card Banner pips of cards appear on banner, as ending to "The World's Fastest Card Trick"
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 14
Ken De Courcy Roller-Banner spectator divines card, egg beater situation, as ending to "The World's Fastest Card Trick"
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 15
Ken De Courcy The Card in Wallet as ending to "The World's Fastest Card Trick"
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 16
Ken De Courcy With the Card Watch name of card appears as text on digital watch
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 17
Ken De Courcy And Finally gags
  • repeatedly moving the fan of cards away before spectator had a chance to take one
  • naming card as it is selected (forced)
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 19
Ken De Courcy Prologue 4
1980 Cards in Cabaret 7
Ken De Courcy The Invisible Die and Card Trick card chosen via calculation with invisible dice, spectator sits on that card
Inspired by
  • card on chair in The Quaker Oat Book of Magic
  • "The Invisible Die" (Ken de Courcy, Magigram)
1980 Cards in Cabaret 9
Ken De Courcy Down to Size having the spectator on stage sit on a chair, so he is not taller
1980 Cards in Cabaret 11
Ken De Courcy A Routine for Frank Garcia's "Five Card Stunner" black Jack and four red cards, Jack vanishes and travels to pocket, repeats with fewer cards
Inspired by
  • "Five Card Stunner" (Frank Garcia)
1980 Cards in Cabaret 11
Ken De Courcy Another Fallacy on women and card tricks
1980 Cards in Cabaret 15
Ken De Courcy The Delayed-Action Eleven Card Routine
1980 Cards in Cabaret 16
Ken De Courcy I Pass comment on the pass
1980 Cards in Cabaret 18
Ken De Courcy Card Snooker card travels to chosen pocket, then it is shown that the card is in every pocket and the deck is a forcing deck, gag
1980 Cards in Cabaret 19
Ken De Courcy High Spots on important moments in a routine
1980 Cards in Cabaret 20
Ken De Courcy The Red and Black Computation spectator places some red and black cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines numbers, with selected card
Inspired by 1980 Cards in Cabaret 21
Ken De Courcy The Subtle Bits about having too many details in a trick
1980 Cards in Cabaret 23
Ken De Courcy The Very Personal Card Discovery completely out of hand, spectator chooses a card and loses it, spreads deck, one card has his initials and it's the selection
1980 Cards in Cabaret 24
Ken De Courcy Inverse Ratio "the smaller the props the more showmanship is required"
1980 Cards in Cabaret 25
Ken De Courcy The Electrified Passing Cards both spectators hold a rope with light bulb in center that lights up as a card passes
1980 Cards in Cabaret 28
Ken De Courcy Make It Broad simplicity in effect
1980 Cards in Cabaret 29
Ken De Courcy Card on Plate performer enters while spinning a plate with one hand, with other hand he has a card chosen and replaced, finally on the plate is shown a prediction of the selection
1980 Cards in Cabaret 30
Ken De Courcy Corn Can Still Be Green corny patter, having a cheque for anyone who can prove that the cards are faked
1980 Cards in Cabaret 31
Ken De Courcy The Heavy Stuff prediction on a paper card in newspaper on which the spectator stands, with comedy message
1980 Cards in Cabaret 32
Ken De Courcy Volunteers (?) "I always try for a lady first"
1980 Cards in Cabaret 33
Ken De Courcy Tear for Two two cards chosen, design for pips of both cards torn out of newspaper
1980 Cards in Cabaret 34
Ken De Courcy The Palm Problem
1980 Cards in Cabaret 35
Ken De Courcy, Syd Boikess Sole Survivors two cards chosen and returned, rope around case which is held by two spectators, cards should rise but don't, instead all other cards vanish from case except selections
1980 Cards in Cabaret 35
Ken De Courcy Jumbo Cards on disadvantages of using jumbo cards
1980 Cards in Cabaret 37
Ken De Courcy The 20th Century Card Discovery silk with print of selected card appears between two other silks, selection in card box became blank
1980 Cards in Cabaret 37
Ken De Courcy Visibility on handling card in stand up
1980 Cards in Cabaret 39
Ken De Courcy The Jumping Stool Discovery jumbo card matching selection is on jumping stool prop
1980 Cards in Cabaret 39
Ken De Courcy Take a Card staging of having a card freely chosen
1980 Cards in Cabaret 41
Ken De Courcy The Voice in the Teapot card chosen and lost, another spectator listens to a teapot and names card, card then found inside teapot
Inspired by
  • Arthur Setterington effect in The Magigram
1980 Cards in Cabaret 41
Ken De Courcy Bad Memories spectator should card to neighbour, application in which that is a stooge
1980 Cards in Cabaret 42
Ken De Courcy The Fastest Insured Card Trick comedy routine in which the spectator doesn't remember the card, then doesn't return it, and so on, insurance policy ending
Also published here 1980 Cards in Cabaret 43
Ken De Courcy Climax how to show a card at the climax of a trick
1980 Cards in Cabaret 45
Ken De Courcy The Clever Lady Trick three cards chosen, one remembered, all cards torn in quarters, performer does same, all pieces tossed in change bag, spectator removes four pieces, they make up selection, it is restored in bag
Inspired by
  • marketed George Blake effect
1980 Cards in Cabaret 45
Ken De Courcy Pre-set Portability about cards being easy to carry around
1980 Cards in Cabaret 48
Ken De Courcy The Wander-Combo card chosen and put in envelope, borrowed bill also put in envelope, borrowed finger ring in handkerchief, ring penetrates onto wand, wand broken and bill and card are rolled-up inside
1980 Cards in Cabaret 48
Ken De Courcy Cleanliness is Next to Showmanship personal hygiene
1980 Cards in Cabaret 51
Ken De Courcy I've Got it Taped spectator takes five cards and follows down/under deal instructions from tape recorder, last card named by recorded voice
1980 Cards in Cabaret 52
Ken De Courcy The Borrowed Pack working with borrowed cards
1980 Cards in Cabaret 53
Ken De Courcy The Castle Card Prediction 52-on-1 card gag with appearing card castle
1980 Cards in Cabaret 53
Ken De Courcy Novelty using unusual cards
1980 Cards in Cabaret 55
Ken De Courcy The No-Prop Card in Balloon
1980 Cards in Cabaret 56
Ken De Courcy VTR's practicing with video
1980 Cards in Cabaret 57
Ken De Courcy The Misadventurous Card comedy presentation for signed card to wallet (or similar discovery), comedy props
1980 Cards in Cabaret 58
Ken De Courcy Dressing using an assistent to make tricks play bigger
1980 Cards in Cabaret 61
Ken De Courcy The Heart She Left Behind one card chosen in multiple steps from apparatus set-up, assistent take four heart pips from bag, but selection is Five of Hearts, costume of assistant has final heart on its backside
Inspired by
  • The "Left Card" Trick
1980 Cards in Cabaret 61
Ken De Courcy Card Swords for Two presentation with assistant
1980 Cards in Cabaret 64
Ken De Courcy, U. F. Grant, Archie Byford Four Ace Duet stand-up with stand, dealing
  • The Solo Version
Inspired by 1980 Cards in Cabaret 65
Ken De Courcy Preface and Acknowledgement content first appeared in Abracadabra as serial in 1953
1980 After Dinner Technique 3
Ken De Courcy Foreword - Be Natural
  • What About Style?
1980 After Dinner Technique 5
Ken De Courcy Chapter 2 - What About Dress? outfit
1980 After Dinner Technique 8
Ken De Courcy Chapter 3 - What About Conditions?
  • Should I Compere?
1980 After Dinner Technique 11
Ken De Courcy Chapter 4 - Now, About Audiences...
1980 After Dinner Technique 14
Ken De Courcy Chapter Five - What About Volunteers?
1980 After Dinner Technique 17
Ken De Courcy Chapter Six - A Word About Your Table
1980 After Dinner Technique 20
Ken De Courcy Chapter Seven - Choosing the Tricks
1980 After Dinner Technique 23
Ken De Courcy Chapter Eight - Now, About the Acts...
1980 After Dinner Technique 28
Ken De Courcy Chapter Nine - More About the Acts
1980 After Dinner Technique 31
Ken De Courcy Chapter Ten - The Sorcerer's Apprentice on working with assistants
1980 After Dinner Technique 34
Ken De Courcy Chapter Eleven - Music, Maestro, Please
  • The Signature Tune
1980 After Dinner Technique 37
Ken De Courcy Chapter Twelve - How Music Helps
  • Applause Cues
  • Stage-Waits
  • Pointing
  • Comedy
1980 After Dinner Technique 40
Ken De Courcy Chapter Thirteen - Getting Your Clients Registered
  • Tying the Loose Ends
1980 After Dinner Technique 43
Ken De Courcy Part Two - Trick Section
1980 After Dinner Technique 46
Ken De Courcy First Guest: Ali (The Thief of Bad-Gags) short intro
1980 After Dinner Technique 46
Ken De Courcy Second Guest: George Blake short intro
1980 After Dinner Technique 49
Ken De Courcy Third Guest: Tan Hock Chuan short intro
1980 After Dinner Technique 54
Ken De Courcy Fourth Guest: Jimmy Revill short intro
1980 After Dinner Technique 57
Ken De Courcy Finale intro
1980 After Dinner Technique 59
Ken De Courcy Money to Burn bill burned, reappears in cigarette, fake metal tube cigarette
1980 After Dinner Technique 59
Ken De Courcy Introduction
1980 Blue Spotitis 3
Ken De Courcy The Psychic Square spectator sees selection in paper fortune teller fold, other spectators don't
1980 Blue Spotitis 5
Ken De Courcy Coin Vanish inside paper fortune teller fold
1980 Blue Spotitis 6
Ken De Courcy Coin Production inside paper fortune teller fold
1980 Blue Spotitis 6
Ken De Courcy Married Sponges sponges appear in paper fortune teller fold
1980 Blue Spotitis 6
Ken De Courcy The Oracle paper fortune teller fold
  • Telling someone's fortune
1980 Blue Spotitis 15
Ken De Courcy Blue Spotitis blue spot on performer's nose, spots are "caught" with paper fortune teller fold and poured into hand, then into ashtray where they vanish in flash
1980 Blue Spotitis 16
Ken De Courcy The Cat cat design for paper fortune teller fold, can be used for Skullocation
1980 Blue Spotitis 17
Ken De Courcy The Magic Carpet carpet design for paper fortune teller fold with routine
1980 Blue Spotitis 18
Ken De Courcy Foreword
1980 ca. The Blood Feast of the Sun 1
Ken De Courcy, Billy McComb The Blood Feast of the Sun tissue paper crumpled up by spectator, it bursts into flames by itself, chemical
1980 ca. The Blood Feast of the Sun 2
Michael Ammar Sonic Squeeze production of ca. four coins in empty hands one by one
Related toAlso published here 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 2) 12
Ken De Courcy Foreword
1982 Creditable Conjuring 2
Ken De Courcy Gimmicks dummy credit card in double handkerchief
1982 Creditable Conjuring 3
Ken De Courcy Crossed Credits two spectators hold their credit cards wrapped in handkerchiefs, they transpose
  • Variation (to wallet finale)
1982 Creditable Conjuring 3
Ken De Courcy Credit Card Switch manipulative
1982 Creditable Conjuring 4
Ken De Courcy Credit Card in Wallet
1982 Creditable Conjuring 5
Ken De Courcy Credit by Chance credit card in one of several envelopes, wrong one burned by accident, appears elsewhere
1982 Creditable Conjuring 7
Ken De Courcy Card to Cash Himber wallet
1982 Creditable Conjuring 8
Ken De Courcy Credit Shower credit card in handkerchief, changes into shower of bills
1982 Creditable Conjuring 8
Ken De Courcy Through Credit credit card put in paper sleeve, penetrated by pen
1982 Creditable Conjuring 9
Ken De Courcy Unlocked Credit padlock is dropped into handkerchief with credit card and opens itself
1982 Creditable Conjuring 11
Ken De Courcy Introduction
1983 Four Ace Intro's 3
Ken De Courcy "Age Does Not Weary Them" Deal number of cards equal to spectator's age, then deal into four piles, top four cards are Aces
1983 Four Ace Intro's 4
Ken De Courcy Bottoms Up Magician splits deck into four piles, four Aces found on bottom of each pile
1983 Four Ace Intro's 5
Ken De Courcy Two-Handed Catch Two-card catch, produces four Aces
1983 Four Ace Intro's 6
Ken De Courcy Delayed Action Spectator produces Aces from their own pocket, Aces were loaded previously in context of a trick
1983 Four Ace Intro's 9
Ken De Courcy Visible Changing Aces Change card at the face of the deck into Aces, one at a time
1983 Four Ace Intro's 10
Ken De Courcy, Unknown Dropped Aces Drop deck, Ace turns face up. Do it four times, basically air-pressure turnover
1983 Four Ace Intro's 11
Ken De Courcy Observant Aces Four cards change into four Aces, as a surprise climax to an observation test
1983 Four Ace Intro's 12
Ken De Courcy Gliding Aces Fail to find selection four times. Eventually find selection, the four wrong cards become Aces
1983 Four Ace Intro's 13
Ken De Courcy Blind Aces Blindfold peek to locate Aces marked on their backs
1983 Four Ace Intro's 14
Ken De Courcy, Roy Baker P-A-T-E-O Aces Uses PATEO force to force packet of Aces on spectator
1983 Four Ace Intro's 15
Ken De Courcy Any Which Way Slop shuffle triumph, deck is shown to fix themselves, red-black separation, except for four reversed Aces, cards are separated during slop shuffle
1983 Four Ace Intro's 16
Ken De Courcy Slop-Shuffle Separation Separating deck into red-black while slop shuffling
1983 Four Ace Intro's 16
Ken De Courcy Penetrating Aces Aces pass through handkerchief while deck is wrapped
1983 Four Ace Intro's 18
Ken De Courcy Devil's Aces Shuffled deck dropped into Devil's Handkerchief, magician pulls out Aces
Related to 1983 Four Ace Intro's 19
Ken De Courcy Changed Aces Deck dropped into Change Bag, magician pulls out Aces
Related to 1983 Four Ace Intro's 20
Ken De Courcy Glass Aces Deck placed in glass, Aces rise out of deck, uses mirror glass
1983 Four Ace Intro's 21
Ken De Courcy Down Under Down Under deal four times to produce four Aces
Related to 1983 Four Ace Intro's 22
Ken De Courcy Australian Poker Down under deal five times to give spectator a poker hand, but you win with Straight Flush
Related to 1983 Four Ace Intro's 23
Brother John Hamman The Lie Detector Case "thought-of" card to card case
Variations 1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 12
Ken De Courcy Hammanesque card chosen with Automatic Placement procedure, travels between two paper plates
Inspired by 1985 Hammanesque 5
Ken De Courcy Baby-Puppe-Effekt baby puppet taken from bag, one of seven spectators chosen as father, he is predicted, PATEO force
Variations Mar. 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 17 No. 4&5) 165
Toni Forster Pateo-Baby baby puppet taken from bag, one of six spectators chosen as father, he is predicted, they all take a billet from force bag that also predicts the right one
Inspired by Mar. 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 17 No. 4&5) 167
Ken De Courcy Personal Possessions instruction game with four objects, objects are returned to correct owners
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Ken De Courcy Geller for Dinner multi-phase routine with spoon, spoon apparently bends then it vanishes
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 2) 4
Ken De Courcy Rings On Their Fingers reading, on which finger people wear rings
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Ken De Courcy Party Pateo party trick, seven men can win a prize, remaining man finds his wife behind the door, pateo
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5) 3
Ken De Courcy Heads? Or Tails? divination of heads or tails after instruction game, with fortunetelling fish
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6) 13
Harry Baron, Ken De Courcy, Ted Lesley Decisions! Decisions! spectator deals through deck and stops at random point, same card is found in performer's pocket
1997 It's Paramiraculous 7
Ken De Courcy Ring - Out ring travels from hand to hand, with handkerchief
Inspired by
  • routine in Jean Hugard's "Close-Up Magic"
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 7
Ken De Courcy The IRS Divination sum divination
Inspired by
  • a book test by Tom Craven in "The Linking Ring" January, 1995.
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 11
Ken De Courcy Silent Orders prediction of rolled number, with matches
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9) 1
Ken De Courcy The Golden Gamble instruction game with coins
1998 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10) 1
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy The Royal Magic ESP Deck sky back, star marking
1999 Entertaining ESP 1
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy By Weight Alone divination of an ESP card by weight
1999 Entertaining ESP 3
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Sight Unseen performer removes thought of ESP card from pocket
1999 Entertaining ESP 3
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Behind the Back single card divination
1999 Entertaining ESP 4
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy ESP by Elimination single card divination, performer eliminates four
1999 Entertaining ESP 4
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Psychic Feedback five spectator select an ESP card and seal them in an envelope, after the envelopes are shuffled the envelopes are returned to the correct owner
1999 Entertaining ESP 5
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Psychic Feedback Plus After envelopes are handed out correctly, ESP sign is divined
1999 Entertaining ESP 6
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Casting a Spell spelling to an ESP card
1999 Entertaining ESP 6
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Square Speller spelling to an ESP card
1999 Entertaining ESP 7
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Symbolic Age card is selected by using spectator's age, divination
1999 Entertaining ESP 7
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Transmission Experiment two sets of five cards, one thought of card is divined
1999 Entertaining ESP 8
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy ESP for Two two sets of five ESP cards, put down in two rows, they match
1999 Entertaining ESP 8
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy ESP for Two, Sight Unseen two sets of five cards, matching of all cards, one by one placed on table
1999 Entertaining ESP 9
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy CoinCidence two sets of five cards, coins land on cards with same design
1999 Entertaining ESP 9
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Noughts and Crosses five cross and circle cards, behind back performer builds pairs
1999 Entertaining ESP 10
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Will the Signs Match? ESP cards are paired out by spelling a sentence, two sets of five cards, spectator selects packets to spell
1999 Entertaining ESP 11
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Psychic Revelation 25 ESP cards, selected is divined
1999 Entertaining ESP 12
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Revelation a la Mindreading divination of an ESP card
1999 Entertaining ESP 12
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Revelation via Pulse divination of an ESP card by feeling spectator's pulse
1999 Entertaining ESP 12
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy It's a Draw ESP sign duplication
1999 Entertaining ESP 12
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy From the Ashes divination of an ESP sign, burning the drawing
1999 Entertaining ESP 13
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Circled selected ESP sign is circled on a pad
1999 Entertaining ESP 13
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Dual Control spectator and performer select ESP card with same symbol
1999 Entertaining ESP 13
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Australian Spell
1999 Entertaining ESP 13
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Australian Deal, Mate card with same ESP symbol found unsing down-under deal
1999 Entertaining ESP 14
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Eliminator spectator deals cards until he remains with one
1999 Entertaining ESP 15
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Psychic Sign card is found by spelling "Psychic Sign"
1999 Entertaining ESP 15
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy The Force forcing ESP card with 10-20 force
1999 Entertaining ESP 16
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy May the Force be with You prediction in envelope
1999 Entertaining ESP 17
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Tricks with a Stacked ESP Deck on the stack and handling it
1999 Entertaining ESP 17
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy One in Six ESP divination of one card
1999 Entertaining ESP 18
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Three Faces three people cut a packet of an ESP deck, all cards are divined
1999 Entertaining ESP 19
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy Fantasy five-way match, same ESP symbol
1999 Entertaining ESP 20
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy The Power of Money spectator places coins on piles, ESP cards match
1999 Entertaining ESP 21
Patrick Page, Ken De Courcy A Cute Intro spelling all ESP cards and turning them over
1999 Entertaining ESP 22
Ken De Courcy Egg It Is egg produced from flat cigarette case
Also published here
  • The Gen, Vol. 10 No. 1, May 1954, p. 13
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 39
Ken De Courcy The Color-changing Egg - Second Method: The de Cource Variation silk & egg color changing routine
Also published here
  • "Eggs'trordinary Extemporised" (The Gen, Vol. 6 No. 3, July 1950, p. 75)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 222
Ken De Courcy Continental Coin Trick "The Original Triple Change Spellbound"
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • Mac's Monthly, Vol. 3 No. 3, January 1947
2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 366
Karl Fulves Database further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 433
Ken De Courcy Making Millions aka "How To be A Millionaire"
continuous coin production
Related to 2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 40
Ken De Courcy Well And Truly Shuffled cards added via bottom-and-lid-style card case, applied to an Ace production in which three spectators follow along with a packet and end up with an Ace reversed each
  • KF Notes
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 106
Ken De Courcy Lazy Man's Card To Wallet Z-Fold/Himber Wallet, duplicate, wallet shown empty at beginning
  • An Alternate Finish (stamp appears on card as well)
  • KF Note (spectator's name is under stamp)
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 146
Karl Fulves Holding Pattern three eight-card piles, spelling some phrases, red Aces show up
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 218
Ken De Courcy Jubilee Dice three different-colored dice, calculations, a number from a die is divined
Inspired by
  • item in "Numberplay" (Gyles Brandreth)
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 220
Ken De Courcy A Real Pocket Trick comedy presentation for number force for five
Inspired by
  • a number force in Annemann's "202 Method of Forcing"
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 316
Ken De Courcy Octad Perplexity with eight cards in two rows, spectator himself locates mental selection using three coins
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 347
Ken De Courcy 1654 card chosen from quarter of deck, spectator finds it himself via down under deal
Inspired byRelated to 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 453
Ken De Courcy Main Interest piles made by counting down some numbers and card moved around, one pile's number predicted, four-of-a-kind finale
Inspired by 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 640
Ken De Courcy Your Choice
Also published here
  • "Your Choice" (Still Small, Still Deadly, Paul Hallas, 2010)
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 293
Roberto Giobbi, Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Card Call "Cabaret Card Divination" of a bunch of cards, last card predicted in letter
Related to 2016 Standup Card Magic 105