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Unknown To transforme anie one small thing into anie other forme by folding of paper Buddha papers, with paper or handkerchief, standard back-to-back paper method and ungaffed methodRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVI) 187
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Wrapping Coin in Handkerchief fake wrapping, two methodsRelated to Modern Magic 166
Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons Related toVariations Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at stepRelated to Tricks with Cards 12
Unknown To make a Card thought of by one Person appear at such Number in the Pack as another Person shall choose card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, re-countRelated to Tricks with Cards 85
Unknown To make a "False Shuffle" - Ninth Method top packet inserted in middle diagonally and stripped out againRelated to More Magic 15
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stackVariationsAlso published here More Magic 27
Unknown Die behexten Würfel No. 8, holding three dice between thumb and first finger and letting center one drop, puzzleRelated to Der Amateurzauberer 160
S. W. Erdnase The Diagonal Palm-Shift mention of top palm, bottom palm, multiple shift on page 141Related toVariationsAlso published here The Expert at the Card Table 137
Unknown Blind Shuffles, Retaining Entire Order. - First Method Related to The Expert at the Card Table 159
Frank Kennard To Extract a Marked Coin from a Handkerchief Gypsy Switch handlingRelated to The Modern Conjurer 159
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Dealing featuring the Erdnase GripRelated toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 52
J. Nevil Maskelyne, Professor Hoffmann The Great Dictionary Trick word appears on armRelated to Later Magic 490
Buatier de Kolta De Kolta's New Rising Cards three selections, card fountain finaleRelated toVariations The Art of Magic 194
l'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and KS among Club cards is mistaken for KCRelated toVariations The Art of Magic 77
Charles T. Jordan The Pack that Cuts Itself No. 19, rubber banded deck cuts itself at selectionVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 56
Charles T. Jordan The Impossible Journey No. 20, selection comes to top in rubber banded deck, executing classic pass with rubber banded deckRelated toVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 58
Charles T. Jordan Leave it to the Aces No. 22, Aces pushed in deck, named Ace lies next to selection, using Diagonal Palm ShiftVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 64
Charles T. Jordan Satan's Trance No. 26, four cards removed from thirty-two-card deck and put in envelope, lights out, when lights are back on the names of cards are written on envelopeVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 70
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursorRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan Diabolical Transposition two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, siamesaVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Impenetrable Stop Trick performer tells spectator to stop when before he deals selectionRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packetVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Charles T. Jordan Double Cut Handling in-the-hands with side jogVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack four cardsRelated to Merlin at the Card Table 6
Jack Merlin Fake Runn Up three aces for four hands, preparedVariations Merlin at the Card Table 7
Oswald Rae Simple Silk Sorcery chosen one of four different colored silks vanishes from paper cone and appears in desired envelope, with standVariationsAlso published here
  • "Simple Silk Sorcery" in "The Sphinx"
Original Magic 57
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More Related toVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 9
Theodore Annemann An Alternate Detection alternating one-way backsRelated toVariationsAlso published here SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 11
Eddie Clever Hallucination three people look at top card, everybody sees a different card, see page 99 for improvement by Charles W. FrickeVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 1
Theodore Annemann Pseudo-Psychometry marked envelopes and personal items, see also page 404Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometryInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
John Scarne The Scarney Thought Card spelled "John Scarney"Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Audley Walsh The Audley Walsh Coincidence four cards selected turn out to be aces, lost again and dealt in poker handRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 122
Audley Walsh Strip-Out Addition precursor handlingVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 122
Lin Searles The "So Simple" Force portion cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned overRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 135
Stewart James Miraskill Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 147
Theodore Annemann The Word on the Page using 14-15 card stackVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
Charles T. Jordan Impromptu Detection scratching as edge marksRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • Charles T. Jordan's "An Impromptu Detection" in "Collected Tricks" p. 39
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Unknown It's Up to You impromptu punching some key cardsVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 308
James T. Deacy Just an Echo method to double write secretly on a prediction in envelope, confabulationRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 185
C. O. Williams The Card from the Pocket card at thought of position is remembered and found, lazy manVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 342
Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 350
Bertram Adams The Krazy Kode word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagramsVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 200
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Edward Victor "My Rope Trick" - An Original Cut and Restored Rope Routine three phasesRelated toVariations Magic of the Hands 84
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown cardVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Charles T. Jordan Just the Reverse card reverses in case, stripper deckRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 268
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performerVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backerRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Jack Gwynne Gwynne's Speller every value is spelled out from full deck, stackRelated toVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 61
Charles T. Jordan Coincidentally with two decks with same back, secret exchange of deck provides duplicates of chosen cardsVariationsAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 286
Stewart James The Folk Test two names selected from list are predictedRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 236
John Northern Hilliard IX. John Scarne Card Stars of the U.S.A. introRelated to Greater Magic 572
Eugene Laurant The Sands of the Desert method of preparationVariations Greater Magic 865
William H. McCaffrey The Prize Winner Related toVariations Greater Magic 564
Martin Gardner Through the Hank whole deck penetrates handkerchief except selectionVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 271
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream twelve cards repeated four times, fishing & multiple out for divinationRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 298
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switchesRelated toVariations Greater Magic 327
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Divination "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-upRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 324
Dai Vernon Brain Wave Deck brainwaveRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 341
Unknown Method No. 2. The Little Finger Rise Related to Greater Magic 392
Rupert Slater, John Northern Hilliard Mutus, Nomen, Dedit, Cocis pairs honestly shuffled and switched for duplicates in order ready for dealVariations Greater Magic 120
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch"Variations Greater Magic 442
Martin Gardner Watchistry spectator calculates number from hours on watch, divined by performerVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Dai Vernon The Short Change with the Long Green Variations Greater Magic 779
Will De Sieve Two New Locator Cards - Coin Impression coin leaves circular impressionRelated to Greater Magic 478
Jontay Another "Ridge" Preparation ridge along line on picture cardRelated toVariations Greater Magic 479
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz, Arthur Finley The Ambitious Card with double backerRelated to Greater Magic 481
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines itRelated toAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 389
Louis Lam The El-El Bluff Force weird force in which card next to previous selection is forcedVariations Be Deceived 9
Robert Parrish Picture Projection slate as mirrorVariationsAlso published here Do That Again! 19
Oscar Weigle Dual Impulsion spectator finds performer's card and vice versaRelated to Do That Again! 35
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature three random names are spelled, selection found, automatic placement procedureRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 64) 450
Stewart James (reviewer) Modern Magic Programs No. 7 by Joseph DunningerRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 478
Henry Christ Mathematical Black Jacks black jacks are located via counting, see also Charles Jordan's "The Keystone Card Discovery"Variations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 72) 485
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought of position, continuous triplesVariations The Incorporated Strange Secrets 4
Purvis W. Miller Setting up Poker Hands with the Riffle Shuffle mentioning pre-established breaks
1. To Run up Three Cards in a Four-Handed Game of Poker
2. To Set Up Two Hands, Threes in Each Hand, in a Four Hand Game
Related toVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 21
M. Jules Dhotel A New Top Card Production card pushed out and pivoted upwards behind deckRelated toVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 25
Gordon R. McKenney Ace in Hole two selections in two halves appear at same position, out for lost cardRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 373
L. Vosburgh Lyons Last Chance Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 387
Unknown Retaining Top Stock Related to Expert Card Technique 71
Billy O'Connor Instanto cutting to any named card, gaffed deckRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 677
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverseRelated toVariations Expert Card Technique 344
Fred Black The Endless Belts Related to Expert Card Technique 147
Charlie Miller Perfect Riffle Shuffle two methodsVariations Expert Card Technique 65
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverseRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 505
Theodore Annemann A Card in Hand card changes in spectator's hand, backdated for ten yearsRelated toVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Herb Runge Hidden Mystery two cards selected with dealing procedure, performer places another card next to them one by oneRelated toAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Charles Harris, Allan Lambie Secret of Satan coin in paper burned in ashtray on top of glass, it penetrates and falls into glassVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 94) 583
Dr. Jacob Daley Second Card from the Top Slip Pass Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 543
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decks, with spelling coincidence in third deckRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 124) 719
Eddie Joseph Suspensamus bowl with rice suspends on knifeRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 741
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happensRelated toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 766
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stackedVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Vern Schoneck Cards Don't Lie card with question written on it is divinedVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 795
Otto Waldmann Evaporato "Coin that gets Around", marked coin vanishes from sealed glass, reappears into spectator's breast pocketVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 146) 817
Dai Vernon "Topping The Deck" Related toVariations Select Secrets 7
Louis Tannen Change, Please! bill into signed envelope, envelope is cut, bill vanishes and two coins fall outVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 84
James F. Herpick Envelope Switch VariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 17) 74
Theodore DeLand Cremation selection is burnt and a glass half filled with confetti is shown, the confetti vanishes and the selection is inside the glassVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 87
Theodore Annemann, Professor Hoffmann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are namedRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
Edward Marlo Double Vanish and Recovery two cards vanish from face of two halves when rubbed together, reappear in deckRelated toVariations Deck Deception 8
Bruce Elliott, S. W. Erdnase The Expert at the Card Table stacking three aces in a four hands game, modified Erdnase System, openly shownInspired byRelated to
  • corrections on p. 28
Variations
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 17
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Dealing Thirds second deal & salivaRelated to Tricks and Sleights 28
Francis Carlyle Carlyle's Card idea by Fred Braue on page 214, see reference, for credit information see also "Informant" referenceRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 196
Shaman Half-Head/Half-Tail Coin for rubbing-two-coins-together illusionRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 195
Unknown Ultra Wacky cut and restored handkerchief, bluffRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 111
John Scarne John Scarne's Bill Change ungimmickedRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 106
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Pass to top, bottom, or reversed to centerVariations Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 192
Al Lasher In Your Hat coins displayed in the space between the hat band and the crown of the hat, one coin after the other is put under a handkerchief and vanishesVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 57) 232
Paul Curry Next! the selected card is found next to a card with the message "Your Card Will be next"Related to My Best 75
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Ribbon Spread card is hdden, spectator and performer remove a card each from the face up deck, when all cards are removed the missing card is named, as RusduckVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 77) 314
Jack Miller Dis-Cards spectator puts amount of cards on the table and removes some again, the rest is named by the performerRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 96) 388
Sid Fleischman, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther The Impromptu Floating Card card floats over palm up handsVariations My Best 63
Ronald B. Edwards Multifly coin tray with glued bills for close upVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 349
Neal Elias No Gimmick Card Spread long spread, using perpendicular cardRelated toVariations At the Table Tricks 18
Warren Wiersbe Packet Prediction cards cut off top and bottom to show no key cards are in useRelated toVariationsAlso published here Mental Cases With Cards 3
John Scarne Mystery B. C: Pickups picking up coins, which are flat on the tableRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 425
Bert Allerton Bamboozle story presentation with billsVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 3, No. 2) 43
Paul Curry Miscalled Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 544
Dr. Stanley Jaks Pendle with male/ female and a pendulumVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 608
Unknown Coin-Extraction Perfected two coins and a handkerchiefVariations The Fine Art of Magic 251
Tony Lopilato Rope-Saver rope used to wrap a packageRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 321
Clayton Rawson Under the Table cards under table, one selected, shuffled and found, three methodsRelated toVariations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 682
J.C. Whyley Elusive Lady with three cards, reprint from "Abra"Variations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 770
Paul LePaul An Impromptu Rising Card Effect Related toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 190
Paul LePaul A Flourish And A Pass deck spreads itself between handsRelated toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 35
Paul LePaul The Snap-Over Double-Lift Related to The Card Magic of Le Paul 73
Dai Vernon The De Kolta Change sleeve rubbing cover, pips of card change to suit clothingVariations Expert Card Technique 450
John Scarne Scarne's Predicto No. 7, Business card with prediction placed randomly in deck, predicts which two cards it is placed in betweenVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 18
John R. Boyko Strike Three and Out Variation card found by counting down three times to apparently random valuesInspired by
  • "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 214) 855
John Scarne, Joseph Prieto The Stapled Card No. 62, Card transposition with card stapled to a JokerVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 110
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbersRelated toVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Al Leech A Hot Card Trick chicago openerVariations A Last Look at Leech 10
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switchRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 220) 878
Bill Simon Business Card Prophesy two cards predicted on business card, cards which are next to it after pushed in the deck, for credit information see Scarne reference "Business Card ESP"Related to Effective Card Magic 32
Bill Simon Dope! card to wallet, off-beat, no-palmVariations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 257) 1028
Edward Marlo Bottop Change Related toVariations The Cardician 35
Edward Marlo Simple Shift Related toVariations The Cardician 58
Al Leech Ace Sandwich sandwiched card transposes with another card, happens in deckRelated toVariations Card Man Stuff 6
Howard A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
- two mentally selected cards change places
- two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
- five mentally selected cards are found
Variations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Al Honeycutt Honeycutt's Honeycutter aces transpose with kings, à a follow the leaderVariations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 289) 1154
Bill Simon The Mathemagician two spectators discover the aces by random dealing, dealing to bottom and then into multiple pilesRelated toVariations Sleightly Sensational 8
Bill Bowman Clipped clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link, see p. 56 for variation with three clipsRelated toVariations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 38
Unknown Silk Through the Wrist Related to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 277
Audley Walsh Reflection manuscript on shiners
1. The World Beater
2.The Spy Glimmer
3. The Little Slicker
4. The Fade Away
5. Big Way Shiner
6. Holdout Glimmer
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 325) 108
John Howie Holed Out coin through smaller hole in paperVariations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 333) 140
Howard A. Adams Casting the Future multiple cards prediction with two diceVariationsAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 144
Don Alan It Can't Be... three phase routine
- Aces on table, spectator thinks of Ace, Ace pocketed, it's thought Ace, other aces are also
found in pocket, cards on table are indifferent cards
- MacDonalds Aces, spectator sits on fourth packet
- four Aces in performers pocket change places with four indifferent cards in spectators pocket
Related to Pretty Sneaky 12
Francis Haxton The One Between two unknown selected cards are pushed back reversed in the deck, one card is found between , that matches in value and suit with other cards, composite cardRelated to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 345) 203
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Study in Stud system for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud dealRelated toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 4) 4
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Scrambled Straights straights, all hands, Gilbreath precursor (see Fulves' "When Psychics..." reference)Related toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 8) 8
Alex Elmsley Penny Plain performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind back, principle similar to Penelope PrincipleVariationsAlso published here Low Cunning 2
Dai Vernon Transferring a bottom stock to the top Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 52
Karrell Fox "Hum-Bug" Prediction cardboard piece (with bug drawing on one side and prediction on other side) rides along as spread is flipped over on tableRelated to Comedy a la Card 7
Charlie Miller Block Upjog Addition and Switch Related to The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 47
Edward Marlo, Jerry Andrus To the Top - Deck Face Down similar to Panoramic ShiftRelated to The Multiple Shift 44
Max Malini The Coin Game coin snatching technique, hand is wrapped with handkerchief except first finger, spectator cannot take the coinVariations Malini and His Magic 35
Edward Marlo Color Eliminator color reflects on back of other card or nail polish on fingertipRelated to Estimation 35
Dai Vernon Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in top cardRelated to Early Vernon 28
Al Leech Four Ace Vanish not visualVariations Super Card Man Stuff 23
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Necronomicron prediction paper clipped to indifferent card, see also p. 864 for comment by FulvesRelated to
  • p. 20 for idea by Gari Diringer
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Paper Clip Slide Switch paper clip slides from one card to another with paper The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 2
Karl Fulves Hell's Bells medium rings bell on selected card, including variation by Aaron Wainer The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 2
Karl Fulves The Black Room silk/tissue of chosen color travels from glass tumbler behind spectator's back to wrapped tumblerRelated to
  • p. 20 for idea by Sid Lorraine
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 4
Dr. Albert M. Wilson, Oliver Kendall, J. F. Rinn, Karl Fulves The Great Sex Detector Scandal reprinted from Sphinx The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 7
Karl Fulves The St. Nicholas Aces black deuces are pushed reversed in deck twice to locate ace, the next time the sandwich cards become the last two AcesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 12
U. F. Grant Infallible Prediction ping pong ball is placed under one of three cups, different colors, predictionVariations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 394) 405
Don Tanner The Back Room on Micky Hades, Karl Fulves, David Hoy, Lu Brent The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 394) 406
Karl Fulves Infallible Prediction Variation golf ball placed in one of three cups, prediction in form of a second ball in chosen cupInspired byRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 408
Don Nielsen Problem in Prophecy three different colored cups, and three different colored balls, matching, posed as problem, see p. 426 & 428 for comments and ideasInspired byRelated toVariations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 416
Karl Fulves Fourtold Retold four selections predicted, four different suitsInspired by
  • Stewart James "Fourtold" in "Tops" 1937 and "Ibidem" #23
Variations
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 417
Karl Fulves The Back Room on Johnny Hart, Al Flosso The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 418
Karl Fulves Cryptic Calling two effects of a card divination / location wit Si StebbinsRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 398) 419
Karl Fulves The Back Room on Nemo, the Connecticut mystic The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 398) 422
Karl Fulves Lock-It lock and cards are dropped in a bag, selection found on lock, see p. 428 for idea by Lu Brent The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 424
Karl Fulves The Back Room on Harrison Bale, The New Jinx, Milbourne Christopher, Jay Weiler, Micky Hades The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 399) 426
Karl Fulves The Back Room on Eddie Clever, Dallas Duffield The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 400) 430
Karl Fulves The Connection assistant phoned, he divines cardAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 44
Al Flosso, Karl Fulves The Wonderful Coin Trick coin held with visible pull as gag, then really vanishes from end of pullVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 52
Peter Alexis Paradiction card cut to from cased deck is predicted, stripper, see p. 874 for credit informationInspired by
  • "New Cut Card Location" (Edgar, Harry Leat's Magic of the Depots 1924)
Related toVariations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 53
Edward Marlo The Bet without Odds - Solutions three methods, see also p. 47 and "Technicolor Prediction" (Ireland Year Book 1962)Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 45
Karl Fulves Babel Dr. John Henry Grossman, Magic shops The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 54
Karl Fulves And Then There Were None Problems with Cards - No. Four
Ace assembly with five cards (Aces and indifferent), a bit like dumbed-down Open Travelers
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 55
Roy Walton Lesson In Larceny ten card packet, spectator deals cards from top or bottom and gets a straight, performer acesRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 47
Karl Fulves Four from Eight Problems with Cards - No. Six
two torn up cards mixed up in bag, performer removes four pieces which make up one card
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 55
Karl Fulves The Isolated Instance Problems with Cards - No. Seven
paper wall with half deck protruding on both sides, spectator removes and reinserts card on one side, performer same on other side
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 55
James West Static solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
William P. Miesel Static solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
Mike Rogers Seclusion solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
Roy Johnson The Bet without Odds solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
Karl Fulves Greeks Bearing Gifts four queens removed, one selected and found, repeated in different ways, last queen torn and initialed piece found, initials as one-way featureRelated to
  • p. 76 for alternative ending by Al Altman
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 58
Bruce Cervon The Proposition black card in red half, spectator should remove a red one, whole packet changes to blackInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 59
Karl Fulves Babel Al Flosso recovering, Jay Palmer's Sword Cabinet, convention in Hastings, lay criticism The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 60
Jay Weiler, Karl Fulves Sword through Spectator confederate The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 60
Karl Fulves The Heebie Jeebies dice from middle picket up in dice stacking, no details The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 12) 60
Karl Fulves Little Albert any word from any book, written in red on business card, then named word in blue on other business card, they matchInspired byRelated to
  • p. 76 for title explanation
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 63
Karl Fulves Babel faro shuffle manuscript, die box The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 64
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Strange Command by J. Stewart Smith The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 64
Lu Brent Pull Gag pull shown, silk vanishes, pull shown emptyInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 65
Karl Fulves Clocks spectator sets his watch to any time, time duplicated on performer's watchRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 66
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Twas Brillig performer makes sand stream in hourglass stopRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 66
Karl Fulves Babel Larry Weeks New York convention, Jay Weiler, critics of magazines, Magigram, coding with dog whistle (see also p. 176) The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 68
Bob Still And Then There Were None small-packet Brainwave posed as a problem, face-up three card monteInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
Karl Fulves And Then There Were None assembly with only five cards, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
George de Ghetto Four from Eight solution with restoration finishInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
Steve Shimm Remote Recovery see also p. 864 for comment by Karl FulvesRelated to
  • glass powder suggestion by Art Lyle on page 31
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 16
Karl Fulves Quartet selection in envelope, both torn, envelope restored, then card inside The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 16
Peter Alexis Dark Vision four cards selected, one put in envelope rest shuffle back, all divined in other room, fair conditions, secret deck switch, deck top-edgemarked with line during performance, see also p. 864 for comment by J. G. ThompsonRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 17
Karl Fulves Babel Bill Kuethe, on James T. Deacy, publishing a periodical The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 18
Karl Fulves Static Problems with Cards - No. One
selection made by stabbing joker into deck without removing selection, how to control it
Solutions: see references
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 19
Karl Fulves Method for Madness medium in other room, card cut to in borrowed deck in darkness with flashlight, medium divines card, then has actual card in handRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 22
Karl Fulves Covenant Ace, Two and Three are shuffled and distributed amongst three spectators, performer divines who has which cardVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 23
Norman Osborn Fourtold Retold Variation four selections predicted on giant pipsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 25
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Remember Me to Hecuba red-backed card signed on back by spectator in red deck, blue-backed duplicate by magician, they transpose from underneath table to deck wrapped in handkerchief The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 26
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Card Steal with Handkerchief as lappingRelated to
  • p. 41 for comments
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Karl Fulves Seclusion Problems with Cards - No. Two
card cut to with deck under handkerchief and replaced, also multiple cards
for solutions see references
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 29
Francis Haxton Static two solutionsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 29
Karl Fulves Cased Static deck in case, scotch tape, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 29
Milton Kort Three Static Solutions three solutionsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 30
Karl Fulves Babel exposure in Curry's "Magician's Magic", Flosso, "The Weird Influence" by Stewart Smith The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 24
Karl Fulves Babel Harrison Beale, Johnny Hart on television, Origami stunt shown by Neal Elias, Eagle Rope Restoration, Mike Zens with linking ring idea, Tom Harris' planned memorized deck manuscript The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 28
Karl Fulves Babel S.A.M. annual show with Al Flosso, Cardini, Scarne, Davenport's, Jay Weiler, exposure The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 34
Karl Fulves Babel Tommy Cooper, John Mulholland quote, Bill Simon tale, faro tricks The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 40
Karl Fulves Babel death of Stewart Judah & Stanley Collins, Flosso The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 44
Edward Marlo Card Flight card on tabled deck changes with coin on top, hole in card, tosheroonRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 49
Karl Fulves Penultimate Prophecy two cards and positions predicted with amusing prediction The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 33
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Odds Against Me by John Scarne The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 34
Karl Fulves The Bet without Odds Problems with Cards - No. Three
one red card in black pile and vice versa, spectator should choose a pile and find a black card, but he chooses black pile and the only red card therein
for solutions see references
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 39
Milton Kort Fourth Static Solution solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 39
Paul Sweetman Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, cyclical stack with corner shorts, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 39
Francis Haxton Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 40
George de Ghetto Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 40
Karl Fulves The Red Queen's Move spectator guesses red or black, red-black pairs formed on table, see also p. 864 for credit informationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 42
Sid Lorraine Snap! rubber band around folded business card, both cut but rubber band remains intact, should be called "Snappy"Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 49
Karl Fulves Babel Himber's broadway production "Abracadabra", Doll House Illusion, Hedy Jo Star, Mulholland collection The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 50
Karl Fulves Babel Gary Moore hour, Harrison Beale, sleight-heavy card tricks, Ali Bongo lecture, Mexican Joe Crimp The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 74
J. W. Sarles Dichotomy performer and spectator both have spades cards with same back design, they exchange one card, they both retain thirteen different cardsRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 75
Roy Walton Draw Poker Plus 25-card deck can be dealt in as many piles as often as spectators want, yet performer receives royal flushRelated to
  • correction on p. 86
Variations
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Karl Fulves Babel Roy Walton, Johnny Platt, Faro Possibilities, Dunninger performance with telephone trick, categorizing and indexing magic tricks The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 80
The Amazing Maurice Time Force Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 82
Karl Fulves Babel on annual S.A.M. show in Brooklyn, Ernest Lehner, Milbourne Christopher, Hofzinser's eye quote The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 86
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallionRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Peter Alexis Epic Slate Test sum predictionVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 90
Karl Fulves Babel Hooker Rising, suit against magic magazine, Gene Shelley, Bob Follmer The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 96
Karl Fulves Babel impromptu levitation, Bob Still with magicians only gags, Charlie Miller, Al Flosso Cartoon The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 102
Peter Alexis Red Magic spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numberRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 103
Karl Fulves Epilogue card turned over in one deck turns over in other deck, selection written on card in one deck appears on same card in other deckRelated to
  • p. 109 for reference
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 107
Karl Fulves Paper Clip Holdout inside caseRelated to
  • p. 122 for idea by George Blake
Variations
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Karl Fulves Babel the psychic Ted Serios, effects by Bob Follmer, confederate in a lecture story The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 108
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control - Part One: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (RBBR-RBBR-...)
- Part Two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
- Part Three: number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 111
Karl Fulves Babel Hooker Rising Cards, George McAthy's books, Bruce Posgate, Sid Lorraine Business card line The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 114
Karl Fulves Prelude explaining "dealing heavy" to audience, then surplus card vanishes The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 114
Karl Fulves Babel Burling Hull, magic & mentalism mix The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 120
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Between Two Minds by Ned Rutledge
Rutledge/Thompson
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 120
Sid Lorraine, Karl Fulves Modified Paper Clip Holdout inside caseInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 11) 122
Karl Fulves Babel Serios, Baker/Thayer/Dunninger dispute on flap-slate concept, An Evening with Charlie Miller show The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 126
Roger Klause Coins For Connoisseurs four coins through tableRelated to The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 190
Bob Hemple Incorporated Color Control with Coins Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 128
Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Nightmare In Black freely selected and signed card, duplicate turns over in other deck, disappearing ink and "same deck" approach, see also p. 679 for referenceRelated to
  • p. 159 for reference to use of gaffed case by Roy Walton (A Scarf called Moebius)
  • p. 160 for handling variation by Bruce Cervon
  • Seven Circles (May 1931)
  • Back Story (Karl Fulves, 2012)
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Don Nielson, Karl Fulves Visible Deck Switch two decks held together, both with three-sided double-color cases The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 134
Karl Fulves Babel Amazing Randi vs. Ted Serios, Jules Eisenbud The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 132
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Top Secrets of Magic - Volume 2 by James G. Thompson Jr. The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 132