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Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-upRelated toVariationsAlso published here Greater Magic 549
Martin Gardner Preposterous Variations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 268
Martin Gardner Through the Hank whole deck penetrates handkerchief except selectionVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 271
Martin Gardner Newspell The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 272
Martin Gardner Synthetic Seconds two selections travel together, presented as second deal demonstration, stoogeRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 272
Martin Gardner Cigarette vs Beer lit cigarette is balanced on bottle and moves up and down within, thread The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 273
Martin Gardner That Quaint Joker routine in which thirteen values are spelt and spectator gets joker all the time The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 273
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 274
Martin Gardner Red/Black Overhand Shuffle The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 274
Martin Gardner Red/Black Riffle Shuffle The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 274
Martin Gardner Color Trouble head of paper match changes color The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 275
Martin Gardner Draw Poker Plus The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 275
Martin Gardner A Smart Cigarette lit cigarette through handkerchief The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 276
Martin Gardner An Easy Lesson Related toAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 276
Martin Gardner Three Piles Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 277
Martin Gardner The Houdini Pen The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 278
Martin Gardner Pocket to Cuff marked dime travels from pocket to trouser cuff The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 278
Martin Gardner Fountain Pen Gone pen vanishes from handkerchief The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 278
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix forceRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Martin Gardner Power! selection turns over, then transposes with duplicate from odd-backed deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 280
Martin Gardner The ----- of -- Trick Inspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 323
Theodore Annemann Jordan Plus Gardiner GardnerInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 326
Martin Gardner Watchistry spectator calculates number from hours on watch, divined by performerVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 357
Unknown Separating the Colors slop shuffleRelated to Expert Card Technique 115
Theodore Annemann (reviewer) 12 Tricks With A Borrowed Deck by Martin Gardner The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 524
Martin Gardner The Vanishing Salt Shaker covered with napkin, optional transformation into pepper shaker instead of vanish After the Dessert 18
Martin Gardner Pen Kink borrowed pen is placed away and then produced againAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 759
Martin Gardner Introduction After the Dessert 3
Martin Gardner Four Piles and a Dollar Bill spectator deals pile into four piles, the values on top form the year on the bill After the Dessert 6
Martin Gardner Lighting a Match Twice multiple methods After the Dessert 8
Martin Gardner Japanese Paper Bird bird fold that flaps its wings, application with flash paper and coin appearing from bird or traveling in birdInspired by
  • "Houdini's Paper Magic" (p. 117)
Related to
  • "Scientific Recreations" (Tissandier, 1881, French work)
After the Dessert 11
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo Gardner-Marlo Poker Routine Related toVariations Let's See the Deck 28
Edward Marlo, Martin Gardner Casanova Card Trick two at a time production of queens when two halves are rubbed face to faceRelated toVariations Deck Deception 5
Martin Gardner Draw Poker Plus Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 57
Martin Gardner Preposterous Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 63
Martin Gardner Newspell Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 65
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 69
Martin Gardner Red/Black Overhand Shuffle Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 69
Martin Gardner An Easy Lesson Also published here Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 38
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they matchAlso published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 13
Jean Hugard The Balanced Deck deck balanced on handRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 3) 66
Martin Gardner Spread, Shuffle, Spread one to ten cards are removed from a spread and replaced in the other half, after a shuffle all cards are found My Best 89
Martin Gardner Pop Through Cigarette cigarette through handkerchief My Best 166
Jerry Sorensen That's the Way They're Done four cards are found, one with Martin Gardner's "Lie Detector Test" My Best 33
Martin Gardner The Flying Cigar Band "An Intriguing Table Interlude", from one finger to another finger of the same hand Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 2) 131
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
My Best 347
Martin Gardner, Neal Elias Vanishing Card from deck At the Table Tricks 4
Warren Wiersbe, Martin Gardner Think-A-Card - Wiersbe Version Mental Cases With Cards 18
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Mike Bornstein, Karrel Fox, Stuart Jules, Martin Gardner, Burling Hull The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 116) 468
Martin Gardner Die-Vination two dice, sum divintion The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 658
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Robert Harbin, Martin Gardner The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 164) 659
Edward Marlo, Martin Gardner A Poker Puzzle Related to The Royal Road to Card Magic 129
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Kruger and Starke, Dr. Jaks, Martin Gardner, Roy Benson, Paul Draylin, Hal Haber, Bill Simon The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 160) 645
Martin Gardner Hand to Hand two card location, similar to Hofzinser's two card catch, deck half face up, half face downAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 163) 655
Martin Gardner "Pop Up" Cigarette cigarette through handkerchief Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 52
Martin Gardner Immovable Cigarette cigarette is gripped through handkerchief which can be moved with motionless cigarette, topological Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 53
Martin Gardner Card Through the Handkerchief no palming, deck in case Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 84
Dai Vernon, Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah cardRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 168) 672
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jimmy Herpick, Fred Keating, Max Katz, Martin Gardner The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 679
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo, Bert Allerton Ten Card Deal P.S. further ideas on the ten card poker dealRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 681
John Murray Take Ten finale for ten card poker deal, all cards are put in separated envelopesRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 180) 719
Al Leech, Edward Marlo, Martin Gardner Elusive Jacks Inspired byRelated to For Card Men Only 12
Martin Gardner Beery salt spilled in beer rises to top, see also p. 758 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 754
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Erdnase, Al Baker, The Great Jasper, Clayton Rawson The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 762
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Bert Allerton, Bob Hummer The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 192) 769
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Fred Keating, Wally Dean, Ballantine, Cy Endfield, Martin Gardner, George Schindler The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 201) 805
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Scarne, John Hamilton idea for the newspaper tear, Martin Gardner, George Karger, Max Andrews The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 203) 813
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Vernon, Martin Gardner, Mike Bornstein The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 210) 841
Martin Gardner, Bill Simon It's a Natural No. 11, Spectator tears out matches from matchbook, performer uses number of matches to select card from seven-card packet, which is correctly predictedVariationsAlso published here Scarne on Card Tricks 23
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Frank Garcia, Puzzle by Charlie Arbuthnot, Dunninger, Carlo Menotti, Fred Keating, Martin Gardner, Bill Simon, Jean Hugard, Robert Harbin, Art Lyle, Frank Joglar The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 785
Martin Gardner, Bill Simon It's A Natural with matches, seven outsVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 199) 796
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Russell Swann, Cy Endfield, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Martin Gardner, Dai Vernon, Lee Noble, Richard Himber The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 200) 801
Cardini, Dai Vernon, Nate Leipzig, Francis Carlyle, Martin Gardner, John Scarne The Initials Will Tell No. 38, Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil) Scarne on Card Tricks 68
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Harry Blackstone, Martin Gardner, Dr. Jaks, Audley Walsh, Bobby Baxter, gag by Bob Hummer The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 212) 849
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Richard Himber, Clayton Rawson, Dr. Elliott, Wallace Dibble, Audley Walsh, Bill Simon The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 227) 909
Martin Gardner Spectacular name of card appears on lenses of glasses when breathing on them The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 937
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Cy Endfield, Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Dr. Braude, Max Katz, Martin Gardner, Audley Walsh, Hen Fetsch, Cardini, Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon, T. Nelson Downs The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 235) 941
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ivan Sanderson, Audley Walsh, Magicol, Dr. Jaks, Norman Jensen, Martin Gardner, Jay Marshall, Al Cohn, Lee Noble The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 236) 945
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Matt Schulien, Don Alan and his set, Clark Crandall The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 238) 953
Martin Gardner, Bill Simon Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 241) 962
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Francis Carlyle, Dr. Jaks, Martin Gardner, Bob Orben, Frank Garcia, Lee Noble, Bill Simon The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 243) 973
Dai Vernon, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bill Simon, Martin Gardner, Norman Jensen, Bruce Elliott The Ruler force with ruler with name of cards, ruler is balanced on two fingers and fingers brought together until fingers meet, see also p. 981 for ideas by John Hamilton The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 244) 974
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Gershon Legman, John Thursday, Harry Opel, Jack Chanin The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 244) 977
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Don Castello, Gen Grant, Audley Walsh, Martin Gardner, Frank Joglar, Fred Keating, Jay Marshall, Al Baker, Norman Jensen, Lou Tannen The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 245) 978
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on George Kaplan, Milbourne Christopher, Martin Gardner, Mike Millet, Bill Simon, Dr. Jaks, Francis Carlyle, Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon, John Boyko, Sid Lorraine, Leo Rullman, Keith Clark, Fu Manchu The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 226) 905
Martin Gardner Introduction Effective Card Magic 8
Martin Gardner Fir You! making a christmas tree from paperRelated to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 271) 1082
Martin Gardner, "Chic" Schoke Easy Aces aces in the deck stay in the same order after spectator riffle shuffled the deck three times The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 249) 997
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Will De Sieve, Jay Marshall, Leslie Barrie, Friday Night Sodality, Frank Joglar, Martin Gardner, Bill Larsen, Lou Tannen The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 252) 1009
Bill Simon The Middle Deal mock center dealRelated to Effective Card Magic 86
Martin Gardner Where Does the Easter Bunny Go? puzzle The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 252) 1009
Bill Simon, Martin Gardner Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value Effective Card Magic 151
Martin Gardner Cubism sugar cubes travel from one hand to the other and back The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 254) 1016
Bruce Elliott The Back Room reprint of chapter 25 of Martin Gardner's "In the Name of Science" The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 272) 1089
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Friday Night Sodality, Frank Garcia, Tommy Vanderschmidt, Martin Gardner, Bob Somerfeld, Audley Walsh, Jim Reneaux The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Bruce Elliott The Back Room solution to Martin Gardner's problem from issue 275, Friday Night Sodality, Orville Meyer, Arthur Buckley, Chic Schoke, Paul LePaul, Lou Tannen The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1104
Martin Gardner Poker Problem open drawing of cards, solution on p. 1104Related to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Gerald Kosky, Friday Night Sodality, Martin Gardner, Peter Warlock The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 285) 1141
Bruce Elliott The Back Room mon Peter Warlock, Max Katz, Norman Jensen, Martin Gardner The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 293) 1173
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Martin Gardner, Victor Jory, Fred Keating, Howard Brooks, John Thornton, Val Andrews, Steward James, The Impromptu Trixter The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 316) 69
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Herb Rungie, Martin Gardner, The Wizard, Dr. Stanley Jaks The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 81
Jay Marshall The Bird Cage on Houdini, Howard Brooks, Carl Ballantine, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Martin Gardner, Francis Carlyle, Woodfield's Magicana, Lloyd Chambers The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 321) 91
Martin Gardner Airing the Deck deck is aired and held in proper angle to simulate full deck The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 321) 92
Martin Gardner Mity Match two paper match routines, vanishing / appearing spots on match
- Multiplying Spots
- Diminishing Spots
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 307) 25
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Horace Bennett, Houdini, Grant's Inner Circle Magazine, Martin Gardner, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bill Griffiths, Mello Jones The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 322) 97
Jay Marshall Back Talk on the history of The New Phoenix, The Osirian, Dante's death, Martin Gardner, Robert Parrish The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 329) 127
Martin Gardner Pencilvania ideas for effects with pencils, with ribbon, naming color The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 146
Theodore DeLand DeLand's Paradox Geometrical Vanish of a playing cardVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 123
Martin Gardner The Vanishing Rabbit Geometrical vanish of a rabbitInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 125
Martin Gardner Fibonacci Series About the mathematics behind geometrical vanishes where the area of a shape changes. Based on work by V. Schlegel, E.B. Escott and Lewis CarrollRelated to
  • V. Schlegel, Zeitschrift fur Mathematik und Physik, Vol. 24, p. 123 (1879)
  • E. B. Escott, Open Court, Vol. 21, p. 502 (1907)
Variations
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 134
Harry Langman Langman's Version Rectangle changes in area when pieces are moved around, related to Fibonacci seriesInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 137
Paul Curry Curry's Paradox Various geometrical vanishes of squares in rectangles and squaresVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 139
Martin Gardner Curry Triangles Geometrical vanishes with trianglesInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 145
Paul Curry, Martin Gardner Two-piece Squares Cut square into two pieces, rearrange to get hole Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 153
Martin Gardner Curved and 3-D Forms Discusses the possibilities of geometrical vanishes with 3-D shapes Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 155
Martin Gardner Magic with Pure Numbers chapter intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 156
Martin Gardner Preface Mathematics, Magic And Mystery xi
Martin Gardner The Curiosities of Peirce History of mathematical card tricks, history of Charles Peirce's work Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 2
Martin Gardner Tricks with Cards - Part One chapter intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 1
Unknown The Missing Card Method to clock the deck to find missing cardVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 10
Charles T. Jordan, Martin Gardner Jordan's Method Charles Jordan's method for clocking a deck, with a tip from Martin Gardner to use the raising of your fingers to help keep track of the clockingInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 11
Martin Gardner The Mysteries of Seven Explains why the number nine has such weird properties Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 168
Martin Gardner Hand to Hand two card location, similar to Hofzinser's two card catch, deck half face up, half face down, cards are thrown several timesAlso published here The Best in Magic 112
Don Costello, Dai Vernon, Martin Gardner The Tit-Tat-Toe Trick Packet of nine cards used to play tic-tac-toe with a spectator (face up and down cards). Finale is revealed that the result is a magic square, each row/column/diagonal adds up to fifteenRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 28
Martin Gardner Other Tricks of Interest suggested reading list Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 31
Martin Gardner Dice intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 42
Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Dai Vernon, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah cardAlso published here The Best in Magic 190
Martin Gardner Calendar Memorizing Bibliography and suggested reading list for memorizing calendars Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 50
Unknown, Eddie Joseph Tapping the Hours Spectator think of any hour on the clock, magician tap the clock at random points, eventually will end counting on the thought-of hour. Variation by Eddie Joseph using blank cards with wordsVariations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 50
Martin Gardner Die and Watch Mystery Die is used to start counting clockwise and anticlockwise on a clock, count to thought-of number, the two hours are added together and magician can divine the number on the die Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 51
Martin Gardner Tricks with Cards - Part Two chapter intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 20
Martin Gardner Magic With Common Objects Chapter Intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 42
Martin Gardner Dominoes intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 46
Martin Gardner Calendars intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 48
Martin Gardner Matches intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 55
Martin Gardner Coins intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 59
Martin Gardner Topological Tomfoolery Chapter Intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 69
Martin Gardner String and Rope intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 81
Martin Gardner Clothing Chapter intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 86
Martin Gardner Rubber Bands Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 91
Martin Gardner Tricks With Special Equipment Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 95
Martin Gardner Tap-a-drink Tapping the Hours but with names of different drinks in a clock shapeInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 103
Martin Gardner Tap-an-Animal Tapping the Hours but with animal names in a clock shapeInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 104
Martin Gardner The Riddle Card Tapping the Hours type of trick with a card with riddlesInspired by Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 106
Martin Gardner Geometrical Vanishes - Part 1 chapter intro Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 114
Martin Gardner Cigar Vanish The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 96
Jay Marshall BackTalk on magic magazines, Martin Gardner, Erdnase, Hugh R. Johnston, F. B. Sterling, Tarbell Testimonial, Don Alan, Lee LeRoi, Jim Sherman, Carl Jones, Phoebe Baker, Fred Allen The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 340) 176
Bert Allerton Surprise Spelling Related to The Close-Up Magician 30
Dai Vernon The Bent Corner Prediction Spectator names number up to 52, card there is predicted by performerRelated to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 12
Al Leech Routine Royal Related toVariations Cardmanship 18
Paul Marcus More Natural Spectator tears out matches from matchbook, performer uses number of matches to select card from seven-card packet, which is correctly predictedInspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 360) 268
Edward Marlo, Harry Lorayne, Martin Gardner Lorayne's Poker Deal Inspired byRelated toVariations Close-up Card Magic 153
Martin Gardner Knotty Problems - The Impossible Knot
- Knot Box
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 368) 299
Martin Gardner The Thirteenth Turn die is turned according to some rules, divination of amount of turns (extra turn or not)Related to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 387) 375
John Robbins For Magicians Only double backer changes into selection, see p. 394 for idea by Martin Gardner and p. 398 for idea by Francis Haxton The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 388
Don Tanner The Back Room on Modern Coin Magic, Martin Gardner, Stewart Judah, Joshua Stewart, Alvin Plough, Lu Brent, Micky Hades The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 391) 394
Martin Gardner Variable Magnetic Lie Detector lie detector using the Variable Magnetic Executive Tranquilizer The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 393) 399
Martin Gardner Introduction on Paul Curry Magician's Magic 1
Gene Anderson Fir Tree Related to Newspaper Magic 11
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner on Afghan Bands History on Mobius strips in magic Newspaper Magic 125
Martin Gardner Stock Holdout spectator shuffles deck in parts, but partial stack is retained, for credit information see referenceRelated to Epilogue (Issue 2) 9
Karl Fulves Over/Under - Monge Notes special shuffling procedure and some propertiesRelated to Epilogue (Issue 2) 10
Martin Gardner Version of the 5x5 Problem The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 4) 160
Martin Gardner Odd And Even Dice three dice are turned according to some rules, then the chosen die is divinedRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 196
Karl Fulves The 3-Card Cycle properties after riffle shuffling deck in 1-2-3-1-2-3-... orderVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 18
Martin Gardner More Monge more notes on the Monge Shuffle:
- References
- Recycling the Deck
- The M/S Shuffle
- Tricks (position of selection predicted & Do as I Do)
- Analog of the M/S Shuffe
Related to Epilogue (Issue 4) 29
Joseph K. Schmidt Some Notes on the Rising Card Trick saliva riseRelated to
  • Martin Gardner, Jan. 1949 of Hugard's Magic Monthly
The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 22
Karl Fulves Babel Velki magazine, Mystic Power Mentations (Vosburgh Lyons), Ed Mishell's Hold-Out Miracles, Stewart Smith, practical joke by Robert Murray (two right handed gloves) via Martin Gardner The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 304
Karl Fulves The Compleat Gamester proposition bets
- Birthday Bet (see p. 292 for Mel Stover comment)
- Red And Black (Martin Gardner)
- License Plate Poker
- Ace-Deuce-Jack Variations
- Black And White
- Coin Swindles
- 3-Card Poker
- Odds On Favorite (Omega Bet, card pushed in reversed and pairs dealt off)
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 9) 272
Jack Avis, Martin Gardner, John Brennon, Peter McDonald Etcetera The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 288
Martin Gardner Repeat Lie Speller see p. 289 for reference The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 288
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Two Chess Wagers Epilogue (Issue 5) 34
John Hamilton Down & Out down under deal Tantalizer type routine, all 7s found and predicted, see also p. 373Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 354
Emil Jarrow, Theodore Annemann All In A Row coin layout puzzleRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 386
Harold Bester, Chris Hussey, L. Vosburgh Lyons, Martin Gardner, Paul Sweetman Etcetera Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 4) 320
Martin Gardner The Compleat Gamester Addition red-black betting game with eight cardsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 5) 324
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale, see also p. 340 & 342Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Psychological Loser" (Daniel Dobson, Tokyo Trickery by Takinshi Nemoto, Magic Inc.)
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 5) 325
Martin Gardner Mutus Nomen simplified handling, see p. 527 for presentation by Steve Freeman and his addition on p. 565, see also p. 648 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 7) 338
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match, see also p. 348 (originally from Ireland Yearbook 1943)Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 9) 345
Dr. Jacob Daley, Martin Gardner Daley's Card Thru Hank Epilogue (Issue 11) 87
Martin Gardner Turnabout Coins coin layout puzzleRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5) 412
Edmund Rowland News Test newspaper folded and edges cut off, number counted to, Koran's binary newspaperRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 10) 440
Karl Fulves Unmatch five reds and five blacks mixed, spectator points to any five, removed as block, cards from both piles simultaneously turned over, always one red and one black, see also p. 460VariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 11) 443
Jack Lottey Electronic Cards square layout of nine cards, instruction on tape, based on Martin Gardner routineRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 30) 148
Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handlingInspired by
  • Henry Dudeny puzzle from "Modern Puzzles" (1926)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 9) 429
Martin Gardner "Wink Change" Related toVariationsAlso published here Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 290
Everett Lyda Precognition! word predicted, using cards and Martin Gardner's "Mathematics Magic and Mystery" The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 39) 193
Sam Lloyd The Missing Digit spectator form two numbers from all ten digits, adds them and removes one digit from answer which the performer divines, from a Dover collection edited by Martin Gardner The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 2) 578
Theodore Annemann Psychic Ring rope tied on both wrists of the performer, spectator's as well but with hands behind him, plastic ring is linked onto spectator's rope, then also his own rope then only performer's rope, see also p. 513Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6) 511
Karl Fulves Babel Buffalo Convention, Tenkai's death, Kreskin, Eric Impy/Impey, Martin Gardner The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 6) 512
Martin Gardner Three Rings red, white and blue ring on rope that is tied to performer's wrists, order of rings changeInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 7) 517
Dan Tong The Pad Spread throwing several cards on table, some of which are a doubleRelated to Card Cavalcade 106
Martin Gardner Color Thot spectator pushes out twenty-six cards from tabled spreadInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 4) 488
Ken Beale Ring Sation two rings on string, one comes off, originally published by Lou Tannen, with variation:
- The Hard Way
see also p. 565 for background information, see p. 608 for comment by Paul Brian
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 563
Martin Gardner Color Thot Inspired byAlso published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 81
Martin Gardner A Betting Swindle betting game with three suits after a riffle shuffleInspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 88
Martin Gardner (reviewer) Magic Book by John Fisher
excerpt reprinted from NY Times
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 2) 688
Karl Fulves Babel Jean Dixon's prediction, Derek Dingle, Martin Gardner's fiction book "The Flight of Peter Fromm", Jerry Fulton The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 602
Martin Gardner Brush Gag apparently brushing spectator's jacketRelated to
  • Whisk Broom Nr.2 in Martin Gardner's "Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic" p.570
Thanks to Pepys... 27
Martin Gardner King James Version book test using two dice and unfaked King James bible, two presentations, see also p. 648 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 10) 643
Karl Fulves Drop Out three red dice alternate with two white dice and are held between thumb and first finger as block, white dice fall out at once, posed a problemRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 10) 644
Sam Lebeoff Alice's Key marked key vanishes from hand and reappears underneath performer's foot, repeat, see also p. 780 for comment by Martin GardnerInspired by
  • Al Thompson card effect
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 10) 645
Martin Gardner Gardner Vanish see also p. 668 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8th Folio) 665
Ed Balducci Impromptu Levitation with presentation angle by Martin Gardner (reaching up)Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9) 755
Martin Gardner With Magnets picking up metal things with match, see also p. 834 for clarification, p. 874 for obtaining magnetsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 829
Martin Gardner Parity Bet eleven cards on table with one free section, sliding task for spectator as bet The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 3) 700
Martin Gardner Yin-Yang only high cards used, five cards dealt out in row, spectator marks them with either red/black, odd/even or high/low property, all cards divined, three-way gray code The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 4) 710
Karl Fulves Times Two spectator sets a time on a wristwatch and performer behind back, numbers are added and the result told to the performer, who can now name both numbersInspired by Close-Up Mental Magic 8
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme with face-up/face-down mix of twenty cards behind spectator's backRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 724
Martin Gardner, Clayton Rawson Further Ideas Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 726
Martin Gardner Slop Shuffle Separation red black separation, credited to GardnerRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 726
John Cornelius Magnetic Fork powerful magnet below table makes fork magnetic above tableRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 7) 733
Martin Gardner Fish Layout Puzzle The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 776
Martin Gardner Coin to Cuff marked coin travels down to cuff, two methods, one with secret tube slide and one impromptu The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 780
Martin Gardner On "Drop Out" solution to Fulves's problemInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 10) 782
Martin Gardner Strange Bedfellows upside down number to word gag The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 749
Paul Swinford Octo octahedral die with symbols, chosen symbol divinedInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 12) 809
Martin Gardner The "Wink" Change Also published here Epilogue (Issue 21) 194
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Martin Gardner, James Randi, Uri Geller The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 136) 680
Martin Gardner Hyper Card posed as problem with illustrationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1042
Unknown The Magic Tipper paper fold that moves by itselfVariationsAlso published here
  • "Magic Tipper" (Origami in Action, Eric Kenneway)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 7) 961
Martin Gardner He Does Tricks presentation for TipperInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 7) 962
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Mathematical Carnival by Martin Gardner Interlocutor (Issue 3) 9
Martin D. Kruskal The Kruskal Principle also with two deck, described by Martin Gardner, see p. 985 for references to Ibidem The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 8) 967
Karl Fulves (1) The Pencil That Remembers What It Writes after examining pencil, performer knows what was written with it, electronics, no details givenRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 6) 20
Tenkai Ishida, Martin Gardner Twistover Optical Revolve The Magic of Paul Harris 42
Martin Gardner Plunger Glimpse sandwiched card in center of deck is glimpsed Self-Working Card Tricks 14
Martin Gardner Ultra Coincidence No. 27 Self-Working Card Tricks 44
Unknown Opposites Attract No. 58, Kings and Queens are paired by spectatorRelated toVariations Self-Working Card Tricks 89
Martin Gardner Penetrating Matches match through match between fingersRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5) 936
Martin Gardner Holding Two As One Subtlety The Encyclopedia of Sponge Ball Magic 107
Philip T. Goldstein, Arthur Carter Destiny spectator and magician think of a card, after the spectator shuffles the card are found next to each other, miscalling, based on Carter's "A Universal Out" from Magigram 3/75Related to The Green Book of Mentalism 5
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the Zetetic Magazine by Martin Gardner, James Randy and Milbourne Christopher The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 171) 854
Martin Gardner Torn Corners corners from five cards are torn, performer turns corner over which matches selection, then corner travels to rest of the card in spectator's hand The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 172) 859
Karl Fulves Solid Liquid "Curiosities"
seesaw set-up with two filled glasses, ruler and pencil, it swings when water is pushed and thus water is apparently solid, physics
Inspired by
  • Martin Gardner's "Science Puzzlers"
The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1182
Karl Fulves M. G. vs. P & T Martin Gardner vs. Puthoff and Targ, on writing about psychic things Interlocutor (Issue 17) 63
Frederick Braue Middle Deal Demonstration with reversed indicator ace and slip cut, last ace to pocketVariations Fred Braue on False Deals 25
Martin Gardner Middle Deal Demonstration - Variation Inspired byRelated to Fred Braue on False Deals 26
Karl Fulves Sports Of The Mind on Martin Gardner Interlocutor (Issue 19) 73
Unknown Martin Gardner republished profileAlso published here
  • "Martin Gardner" (The Washington Post, March 11, 1976)
Interlocutor (Issue 19) 73
Karl Fulves, Kim Iles, Mel Stover, Howard Lyons Hyper Card various ideas with the HypercardRelated toVariations The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1067
Jerry K. Hartman To Spell the Truth Lie speller, inspired by Martin Gardner Loose Ends 41
Marcello Truzzi, Martin Gardner Truzzi/Gardner Method solo levitation behind cloth The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1077
Karl Fulves Force Books on "Aftermath" and "Mother Good" (Martin Gardner)Related to Interlocutor (Issue 21) 81
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Mother Goose by Martin Gardner
book test with nursery rhymes
Interlocutor (Issue 21) 81
Martin Gardner, Stewart James Fibonacci Fantasy using Stewart James' AAG Principle Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 88
Martin Gardner Two Coin Vanishes - The First Vanish (with copper/silver coin application)
- The Second Vanish (Steve Freeman credit information)
for credit information, see reference
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1144
Martin Gardner First Finger Grip The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1142
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner's Ideas "you will chose the only red card", both sides shown at beginning, three ideas The Chronicles (Issue 9) 1152
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Psychic Motors "Curiosities"
piece of paper spins on the tip of a needle
- Martin Gardner's Method (Scientific American, April 1975)
- Streamlined Psychic
- Stop/Reverse
The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1168
Martin Gardner Two Coin Vanishes on the history of the vanishes in the reference, with description of Paul Rosini's Five-Coin RoutineRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 14) 1198
Karl Fulves Stopped Twice two prediction cards placed in deck during dealing by spectator end up next to their mates, "Gemini Twins"VariationsAlso published here Impromptu Opener 2
Bob Read (reviewer) The Encyclopedia Of Impromptu Magic by Martin Gardner Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 4) 663
Martin Gardner Boiling Point "Curiosities"
cold water in glass starts to boil
The Chronicles (Issue 15) 1211
Martin Gardner Gardner's Aces doing MacDonald Aces with four double facers, posed as problemVariations The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1256
Martin Gardner Aces doing MacDonald Aces with four double facers, three ideas
- Note By Karl Fulves
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1304
Tom Gagnon The Forgetful Gambler riffle stack demo with second Marlo/Gardner Phase and optional color changing back kickerRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 172
Harry Lorayne, Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo Lorayne's Poker Deal brief descriptionInspired by Jacks or Better 3
Martin Gardner Hummer's Fortune Telling Book cards with questions on one side and different pictures of zombies on the other side, one question is selected and cards separated several times while checking different features of the zombies, eventually a four digit number is evaluated and leads to the answer of the question in a bookRelated toVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 77
Karl Fulves, Thomas Kovachevich, Martin Gardner, Jerry Andrus The Real Thing small paper parts come to life above hot water source, various ideas, see also p. 236 Interlocutor (Issue 43) 169
Bob Hummer Hummer's Ring and Cord ring off and on string with handkerchiefAlso published here
  • a part of Martin Gardner's column in "Hugard's Magic Monthly"
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 85
Bob Hummer Mother Goose Force to force a page, based on the Miraskill ideaRelated to
  • Martin Gardner's "Mother Goose Mystery"
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 99
Bob Hummer A Hummer Letter to Martin Gardner Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 103
Martin Gardner Euclid's Vanish number of objects drawn on a slate changes from seven to six, sliding partVariations Curioser 11
Karl Fulves The Geometric Slate three-way multiple out predictionInspired by Curioser 12
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Hat or Rabbit No. 15, three cards with hats on one sides and rabbits on other, spectator turns them to instructions with the performer's back turned, in the end all are the same way, also with coins or over phone The Children's Magic Kit 15
Martin Gardner The Vanishing Rabbit No. 16, rabbit changes into egg via geometrical vanish The Children's Magic Kit 16
Tom Craven Head to Head puzzle/bet, head-to-head poker game, cards are openly chosen, yet performer winsRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 393
Al Leech, Martin Gardner A Typographical Error variation on "Major Surgery", changing back kicker Al Leech's Legacy 18
Martin Gardner Introduction on Bob HummerRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets iii
John F. Mendoza Breakless Kiss Double Transformation Inspired by John: Verse Two 29
Martin Gardner Daley's Card Thru Hank Side Steal 11
Martin Gardner The Thirteenth Turn No. 24, parity principle, spectator can give die twelve or thirteen quarter turns, performer divines amount of turns Self-Working Table Magic 28
Martin Gardner Spell-A-Die No. 25, using the parity principle, instead of counting a number a name is spelled (Lincoln or Washington), name is divined Self-Working Table Magic 29
Meir Yedid The Telescopic Pinkie Related to
  • Martin Gardner's "Encyclopedia of Impromptu Magic" in "Hugard's Magic Monthly" July 1949
Meir Yedid's Finger Fantasies 25
Don England, Martin Gardner The Blink Change streamlined versionInspired by Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 38
Martin Gardner From Martin Gardner puzzle question about dice rolls Interlocutor (Issue 45) 177
Frank Csuri Frank Csuri explanation of card change mentioned by Gardner in the Introduction, Csuri variationInspired by
  • August Roterbeg's "Card Tricks and How to do them" 1902.
Related to
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 110
Martin Gardner Martin Gardner ideas on Hummer's Fortune Telling BookRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 114
James E. Sansotera James E. Sansotera version of Hummer's Fortune Telling Book, without book methodInspired by Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 115
Bob Hummer, Martin Gardner Paper Clip Discovery chosen cards found to be paper clipped together with a message on themAlso published here
  • "Paper Clip Discovery" in Martin Gardner's "Cut the Cards" 1942
Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 118
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Comedy Vanish No. 70, pencil under handkerchief vanishes and appears in mouth Self-Working Table Magic 84
Martin Gardner, Karl Fulves, R. M. Jamison Looking-Glass Logic No. 78, sentences and letters in reflection of a mirror change meaning Self-Working Table Magic 96
Martin Gardner Five Sided Business Card multi-pip card routine The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1355
Martin Gardner The Move false snap-turnover The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1355
Martin Gardner Pen Kink No. 94, borrowed pen is placed away and then produced againAlso published here Self-Working Table Magic 118
Frederick Braue, Martin Gardner Braue Reversal with Gardner credit The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1362
Martin Gardner Quant Quirk 4x4 square of 16 cards, some face-up some face-down randomly, with certain allowed turnover moves one has to get all cards in one direction, sucker game Octet 18
Martin Gardner An Up/Down Bet packet of cards is shuffled face-up/face-down and then cards discarded according to rule, orientation of last card is predicted Octet 20
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Rubik Cube Swindles - solving cube by touch with marked colors
- divining thought-of colors with cube ("can you see your color on this side?")
- mis-colored cube as practical joke
Octet 23
Martin Gardner Crazy Calendar No. 73, calendar force with matrix principleInspired byRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 94
Karl Fulves Auto Suggestion No. 84, license plate prediction, involving number cards and state cardsRelated to Self-Working Number Magic 104
Karl Fulves The Million-Dollar Prediction No. 101, four people call out four-digit numbers, all digits written out on billets and mixed, new number formed, total predictedRelated toVariations Self-Working Number Magic 140
Edward Marlo Of Course I can deal a good Poker Hand! combo with control, false dealingRelated toVariations Marlo without Tears 206
Steve Beam Upside Down Chinese compass effect with the words "up" and "down", square plaque, several moves, see also p. 51 for additional ideas and remarks by Martin Gardner, Dan Garrett and Sid Lorraine, more ideas on p. 990 by Lee FredRelated toVariations The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 1) 1
Martin Gardner Rotating Die optical illusion with hollow die Epoptica (Issue 4) 230
Martin Gardner Locked-Room Mystery No. 29, 3x3 number square, ring moved around to instructions, final position predicted Self-Working Number Magic 48
Martin Gardner The Color of Thought No. 20Inspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 28
Martin Gardner Wild Aces No. 88, Aces vanish under handkerchief and reappear reversed in deck More Self-Working Card Tricks 134
Martin Gardner Impromptu Vanisher coin vanishes from paper napkin Magic from the Parade #1 2
Martin Gardner Stretching a Handkerchief Magic from the Parade #1 3
Martin Gardner Grandma's Needle handkerchief through thumb Magic from the Parade #1 4
Martin Gardner Jumping Hanky Magic from the Parade #1 5
Martin Gardner, Dr. Jacob Daley The Daley Red/Black Shuffle also as a get ready cut for Zarrow Shuffle Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 116
Martin Gardner, Karl Fulves Hole Second Deal handling for the fake second deal with hole card on top, also third deal demo The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 21) 205
Mitsunobu Matsuyama, Martin Gardner Chronometer Cards cards of one suit are laid out and elimination process is used to arrive at two cards, those coincide with current timeRelated to Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 288
Jack Mitzman, Henry Hovalka, Martin Gardner All Good Things silk and rope release Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 5) 915
Unknown Routine routine outline:
- Surprise Spell
- Card turns over
- Ambitious
- Rub a Dub Dub
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 18
Martin Gardner The Unconfused Joker reversed joker is besides selection in deck, when joker is moved in spread the selection followsRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 25