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Ralph W. Hull Bicycle Marking System
Variations "Eye-Openers" 17
Paul LePaul Right Hand Top-Palm Single Card Method
Variations The Card Magic of Le Paul 54
John Braun Much from Little nickel to penny and half dollar, edge grip
Variations Modern Coin Magic 80
Edward Marlo, Bob Hummer Cardician's Dream counting procedure with value of thought of card, etc, see page 196 for credits
Related toVariations The Cardician 130
Bert Allerton The Two Card Trick two phases, double facer
VariationsAlso published here The Close-Up Magician 22
Tom Sellers A Torn Centre Idea tape on note pad
Related to Magic of the Mind 105
Kirk Stiles The Cartwheel Sleight for one or more coins
Variations The New Modern Coin Magic 376
Dan Tong Fan Reverse using one-handed fan
Variations Epilogue (Issue 2) 11
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by George McLean & George Blake
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 257
Edward Marlo No-turn Triumph two methods
Related toVariations Hierophant (Issue 3) 145
Jerry Mentzer Center-Steal 'Steal' double sided tape on pad
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 7) 32
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch switching small item when wrapping it in handkerchief, for credits and sources see page 24
VariationsAlso published here Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Roger Klause Fist Steal in Tenkai Pinch
Related to Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 26
Jerry Mentzer Mystic Amulet of Isis bracelet through ribbon under handkerchief, duplicate
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 15) 73
Jerry Mentzer Lie Detector miniature cards in box, hole in box
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 24) 117
Walter Rollins, Jerry Mentzer Unexpected Surprise four of five cards vanish, with odd-backed card variation
Related to Card Cavalcade 31
Jerry Mentzer Variation - No Turn Triumph
Inspired by Card Cavalcade 83
Jerry Mentzer Quick Nomad Aces
Card Cavalcade 94
Jerry Mentzer Rear Palm Steal from small packet
Card Cavalcade 97
Jerry Mentzer Double Undercut Variation
Card Cavalcade 115
Jerry Mentzer Black Jack Sandwich
Card Cavalcade 142
Jerry Mentzer Another Black Jack duplicate, adhesive
Card Cavalcade 144
Jerry Mentzer Sandwich Spread
Card Cavalcade 146
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Card Cavalcade 1
Jerry Mentzer Numbers Game several numbers are written next to letters of the alphabet, one letter is selected with ABC cards and performer divines number
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 65) 323
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Close-up Cavalcade 1
Jerry Mentzer Commentary on the performance of close-up magic, lapping possibilities, gaffed objects
Close-up Cavalcade 3
Jerry Mentzer Poker Chip Chicanery poker chips produced from handkerchief, a chip changes color, then into silver dollar
Close-up Cavalcade 74
Jerry Mentzer Magnet Matrix magnetic coin and shimmed card
Close-up Cavalcade 87
Jerry Mentzer Miracle Coins Thru Playing Cards repeat penetration of card, falls into glass underneath
Inspired by
  • J. H. Thompson's "A Good 5c Pass" (Linking Ring)
Close-up Cavalcade 91
Jerry Mentzer 3 Coin Moves - Vanish Number 1 "Cartwheel Re-Visited"
Inspired by Close-up Cavalcade 98
Jerry Mentzer Vanish Number 2 Tenkai Pinch
Related to Close-up Cavalcade 100
Jerry Mentzer Vanish Number 3 Tenkai Pinch
Close-up Cavalcade 103
Jerry Mentzer Four Colors Get Together with poker chips on corners of handkerchief and 1 cardboard cover
Close-up Cavalcade 110
Jerry Mentzer Something From Something production from sponge ball
Close-up Cavalcade 116
Jerry Mentzer Sponge Shenanigans
Close-up Cavalcade 119
Jerry Mentzer "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the back
Also published here Close-up Cavalcade 151
Jerry Mentzer Spirit Writing four objects listed on business card, paper balled up, chosen item vanishes from list and appears written on balled-up paper
Close-up Cavalcade 157
Lin Searles Problems suggesting two plots where the performer turns his back
  • spectator switches two poker hands of several and performer can identify them
  • spectator deals poker hands, one from the bottom, that hand is identified
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 670
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Multiple Push Through Control 3
Jerry Mentzer The Basic MPT Control "multiple push through", card pushed in and left thumb moves it to injogged position, second half of it is done one-handed
Related to Multiple Push Through Control 3
Jerry Mentzer MPT Control For Several Cards "multiple push through", with several cards, one by one, all end up injogged
Multiple Push Through Control 6
Jerry Mentzer Controlling the Injogged Cards Controls To The Bottom
  • Simple Cut To Bottom
  • Multiple Cut To Bottom
  • Tabled Running Cut To Bottom
Controls To The Top
  • Simple Cut To Top
  • Hindu Shuffle To Top
  • Tabled Running Cut To Top
Multiple Push Through Control 7
Jerry Mentzer One Hand Riffle convincer after insertion of selection
Multiple Push Through Control 12
Jerry Mentzer Two Hand Riffle convincer after insertion of selection(s)
Multiple Push Through Control 13
Jerry Mentzer Sighting Selected Cards sighting injogged cards
Multiple Push Through Control 14
Jerry Mentzer MPT Crimp "multiple push through", crimping injogged card with left fourth finger
Multiple Push Through Control 14
Jerry Mentzer MPT Thumb Crimp "multiple push through", crimping injogged card with right thumb
Multiple Push Through Control 15
Jerry Mentzer MPT Thumb Crimp Control "multiple push through"
Multiple Push Through Control 15
Jerry Mentzer MPT - Square up - Movable Jog "multiple push through", suggestion without details
Multiple Push Through Control 16
Jerry Mentzer MPT - Palm "multiple push through", copping out injogged card
Multiple Push Through Control 17
Jerry Mentzer Small Packet Cut To Top cutting action for multiple-shift strip-out of injogged card
Multiple Push Through Control 17
Jerry Mentzer Queens over Kings spectator selects card and cuts three piles, all are queens, two handlings
Card Cavalcade II 23
Jerry Mentzer Alternate Handling Number One
Inspired by Card Cavalcade II 37
Jerry Mentzer Alternate Handling Number Two
Inspired by Card Cavalcade II 38
Jerry Mentzer Three Card Surprise three card location with surprise transposition climax
Card Cavalcade II 38
Bill Okal Alternate Presentation Three Card Surprise three card location with surprise transposition climax
Inspired by Card Cavalcade II 44
Jerry Mentzer Swivel Switch related to Downs Change
Card Cavalcade II 45
Jerry Mentzer Notes on the Gilbreath Principle credit information
Card Cavalcade II 93
Jerry Mentzer Lapping Move using left hand cop
Card Cavalcade II 103
Jerry Mentzer Torn and Restored
Card Cavalcade II 107
Jerry Mentzer, Frederick Braue Concealed Reversal Braue Reversal variation
Card Cavalcade II 114
Jerry Mentzer Applications three selections
Card Cavalcade II 116
Jerry Mentzer Jazz Combo mentioning the combination of Jazz Aces with Elevator Aces, Oil and Water, ...
Related to Card Cavalcade II 131
Jerry Mentzer Four and One Revisited basically Hamman's Mystic Nine with five cards, inspired by Nick Trost's "Four and One Trick"
Card Cavalcade II 132
Jerry Mentzer Odd Color Four and One basically Hamman's Mystic Nine with five cards, inspired by Nick Trost's "Four and One Trick", color changing back kicker of selection
Card Cavalcade II 136
Jerry Mentzer, Derek Dingle Ambitious Ace-Two-Three-Four-Five
Card Cavalcade II 155
Jerry Mentzer Cull Speller
Card Cavalcade II 173
Hank Wocjik Flourish Aces two cards change at once
VariationsAlso published here Card Cavalcade II 177
Jerry Mentzer Joker Stab missed stabbing routine in which stabbing card changes to selection
Card Cavalcade II 196
Jerry Mentzer, Bill Simon Nearly a Triumph
Card Cavalcade II 211
Jerry Mentzer Card Mix Up without riffle shuffles
Card Cavalcade II 221
Al Schneider Introduction ring off rope, three times
Inspired by
  • Dan MacDonald's "Repeat Ring Release" in Jerry Mentzer's "Close-Up Cavalcade", 1973 p.11
OFF 1
Jerry Mentzer Note of Acknowledgement
Card Cavalcade II vi
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Card Cavalcade II 1
Jerry Mentzer In Case kings and "mystery card" placed in case in beginning
Card Cavalcade 3 11
Jerry Mentzer Small Packet Palm
Card Cavalcade 3 13
Jerry Mentzer Last Minute Arrival
Card Cavalcade 3 30
Rick Johnsson, Jerry Mentzer Total Involvement from several cards spectator thinks of odd-backed card
Card Cavalcade 3 143
Rick Johnsson, Dai Vernon, Jerry Mentzer Optical Move with Paper Clip
Card Cavalcade 3 144
Jerry Mentzer Five Card Revelation
Card Cavalcade 3 175
Al Smith (reviewer) Magician Nitely by Eddie Fechter (written by Jerry Mentzer) Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 75
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Card Cavalcade 3 1
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Another Close-up Cavalcade 1
Jerry Mentzer One Cup and Coins coins produced from small metal cup, then coins travel from hand to cup one by one, two handlings

Inspired by
  • routine by John Murray
Variations
Another Close-up Cavalcade 5
Jerry Mentzer Introduction "Once the coin appears, stop!"
Super Cents 1
Jerry Mentzer Penny - Penny - Who Has the Penny? silver dollar into spectator's hand, penny into his own hand, now performer has dollar and spectator dollar-sized penny
Super Cents 3
Jerry Mentzer Heads or Tails? penny grows to dollar-sized penny during heads & tails game
Super Cents 6
Jerry Mentzer Penny thru Hand penny grows to dollar-sized penny during hand penetration
Super Cents 7
Jerry Mentzer 3 Penny Trick jumbo coin finale for "two in the hands, one in the pocket"
Super Cents 9
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cent penny grows to dollar-sized penny, edge grip
Inspired by Super Cents 11
Jerry Mentzer Undercover Inflation penny changes to dollar-sized penny with handkerchief cover
Super Cents 12
Jerry Mentzer Magnified Coin
  • coin magnified with magnifying glass, it really is bigger afterwards
  • same with a lens without handle
Super Cents 14
Jerry Mentzer Gypsy Switch Inflation Cent dollar changes to dollar-sized penny with handkerchief cover
Inspired by Super Cents 16
Jerry Mentzer Switch Penny penny changes to dollar-sized penny with handkerchief cover
Super Cents 18
Jerry Mentzer Switch Change penny changes to dime and back, then to dollar-sized penny, with handkerchief
Super Cents 19
Jerry Mentzer I. O. U. silver dollar wrapped in paper, ignited, flash, giant penny remains with an "I.O.U. 99 cent" note
Inspired by
  • trick by Pete Watt from MAES Convention, 1971
Super Cents 20
Jerry Mentzer Inflation several pennies dropped in other hand, they change into single dollar-sized penny
Super Cents 21
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
New and Novel Knowledge 1
Peter Kane Memory Jogger associating every playing card with a trick to remember one's repertoire
Variations New and Novel Knowledge 2
Rick Johnsson, Jerry Mentzer Push Down Vanish four cards, one vanishes
New and Novel Knowledge 8
Jerry Mentzer Swivel Cut Palm
New and Novel Knowledge 21
Ralph W. Hull, Jerry Mentzer Method of Marking Cards for Bicycle Rider Back
Inspired by New and Novel Knowledge 29
Jerry Mentzer One Way Trickery short section intro
New and Novel Knowledge 36
Jerry Mentzer, Roger Divella, Ed Smeal After Dunbury
New and Novel Knowledge 57
Jerry Mentzer Something from Something sponge ball multiplies into three balls
Also published here
  • "Something from Something" (Linking Ring, February 1971)
Close Up Cues 1
Jerry Mentzer Sponge Shenanigans "two in the hands - one in the pocket" routine, with different ball or object as climax
Close Up Cues 5
Jerry Mentzer Card Combinations all backs followed by a two card revelation
Close Up Cues 8
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four borrowed coins chosen, two chosen cards added, coin and sum predicted in wallet, two methods
Also published here Close Up Cues 13
Jerry Mentzer Magnetic Matrix
Close Up Cues 19
Jerry Mentzer Miracle Coins thru Playing Card card rests on glass and coin repeatedly penetrates it and fall in glass
Close Up Cues 24
Jerry Mentzer Card Mix Up cards mixed face-up/face-down without a riffle shuffle
Close Up Cues 27
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Close Up Mat towel
Close Up Cues 30
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Cards and Cases 1
Jerry Mentzer Royal Flush to Bills fan of Royal Flush cards changes into five dollar bills
Cards and Cases 3
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cards small playtime cards grow to normal sized cards
Cards and Cases 37
Henry Bihari, Jerry Mentzer Comedy Elevator Aces with three gag cards with messages/pictures on them, rattle bar, battery powered buzzer, four duplicate Aces, tiny screwdriver
Cards and Cases 47
Jerry Mentzer introduction
Bennett's Best 1
Jerry Mentzer Errata
The Magic of Paul Harris 69
Jerry Mentzer Matchbook to Silk
Second Lecture 1
Jerry Mentzer Cards - Silks - Blendo threefold screen made from jumbo playing cards folded into triangle, silks produced, they change into giant silk with cards on them, Booth's Blendo
Second Lecture 3
Jerry Mentzer Improved Kavorting Kords knot in red rope and knot in white rope transpose and back, then knots are slid off and vanish
Second Lecture 6
Jerry Mentzer Wallet Prediction ESP symbol chosen from cards and predicted in wallet, loading wallet and index
Second Lecture 9
Jerry Mentzer Novel 20th Century
Second Lecture 10
Jerry Mentzer Rainbow Twist color changing backs kicker
Second Lecture 15
Jerry Mentzer, Jim Lee In Case Magical Lee prediction put in case, turns out to be later selection signed by spectator on face and performer on back
Second Lecture 18
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
The Dancing Cane 1
Jerry Mentzer Types of Canes
  • One Piece Cane
  • Two Piece (or Three Piece) Cane
  • Collapseable Cane
The Dancing Cane 1
Jerry Mentzer Thread to Use
The Dancing Cane 2
Jerry Mentzer To Find the Balance Point
The Dancing Cane 2
Jerry Mentzer How to Hold the Cane
The Dancing Cane 5
Jerry Mentzer Showmanship
The Dancing Cane 10
Jerry Mentzer A Simple Routine
The Dancing Cane 16
Rick Johnsson, Jerry Mentzer Ersatz prediction of selection in wallet, using The Kick Change
Practical Impossibilities 71
Jerry Mentzer, Bill Okal Variation on "All the Same" three blank cards transform to selections
Card Cavalcade Four 10
Jerry Mentzer Quick Reverse using palm
Card Cavalcade Four 40
Jerry Mentzer Ambitious Red Back color changing backs kicker
Card Cavalcade Four 76
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings inspired by Roy Walton's "Chameleon Cards"
Also published here Card Cavalcade Four 125
Jerry Mentzer All Backs Plus all backs plus triumph
Card Cavalcade Four 129
Jerry Mentzer Phase II
Card Cavalcade Four 136
Jerry Mentzer, Bruce Cervon Dirty Deal Revisited
Card Cavalcade Four 139
Bob Farmer, Bert Allerton, Jerry Mentzer Jazz Pieces - Body & Soul a red and a black jumbo card are cut into four pieces, the pieces change places, oil and water, missing part of the description is published in "Jazz Pieces"
Related to Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 476
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Card Cavalcade Four 1
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 1
Jerry Mentzer Ring Into Saltshaker
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 12
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Ring Into Saltshaker
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 16
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four coins chosen, number formed by adding card values, both predicted in wallet, originally in Linking Ring (Feb. 1971), two methods
Also published here Close-up Cavalcade Finale 70
Bert Allerton, Jerry Mentzer Credit Cards transposition, double facer
Inspired by
  • "Crazy Cards" (Bert Allerton, Hugard's Magic Monthly, p. 575)
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 93
Jerry Mentzer A Paper Strip Restored stuck behind thumb
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 97
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Three Ball Routine three paper balls
Close-up Cavalcade Finale 103
Unknown Seeing is Believing Bill Tear with gaff, includes variations
Variations Close-up Cavalcade Finale 158
Jerry Mentzer Foreword
Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety
Jerry Mentzer Concealed Reversal variation of Braue Reversal which hides bottom reversed card
Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 9
Bob Farmer Jazz Pieces missing part of text and illustrations
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 512
Jerry Mentzer Ambitious Red Back color changing backs kicker of ambitious card
Card Cavalcade Finale 21
Jerry Mentzer Ambitious Card
Card Cavalcade Finale 28
Jerry Mentzer, Lin Searles A Poker Plot spectator deal royal flush from bottom
Card Cavalcade Finale 35
Eddie Fechter No Pile four of five cards vanish
Related to Card Cavalcade Finale 69
Jerry Mentzer A Quick Sandwich
Card Cavalcade Finale 76
Jerry Mentzer Flash Coincidence
Card Cavalcade Finale 86
Jerry Mentzer Gag Revelation any number from 6-9
Card Cavalcade Finale 95
Jerry Mentzer Control to Bottom hindu shuffle
Card Cavalcade Finale 160
Jerry Mentzer Flourish False Cut
Card Cavalcade Finale 164
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Card Cavalcade Finale 1
Larry Becker Fool-Ette gambling and roulette theme, page force with playing card, book test, inspired by a Roulette Force from a Jerry Mentzer cavalcade book (?)
The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 198
Jerry Mentzer Foreword
Cards — With a Different Touch ix
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 1
Jerry Mentzer Locators and Tricks with Locator chapter intro
Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 19
Jerry Mentzer Prearranged Decks chapter intro
Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 29
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Packet Tricks 1
Jerry Mentzer "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the back
Also published here Packet Tricks 51
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings
Also published here Packet Tricks 54
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Cut Card by Jerry Mentzer Epoptica (Issue 3) 148
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Forcing a Card by Jerry Mentzer Epoptica (Issue 3) 148
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Packet Tricks by Jerry Mentzer Epoptica (Issue 3) 149
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Simple Yet Effective Tricks with Cards by Jerry Mentzer Epoptica (Issue 3) 149
Jeff Busby (reviewer) On the Corner Short by Jerry Mentzer Epoptica (Issue 6) 364
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Effective Cups and Balls by Jerry Mentzer Epoptica (Issue 6) 365
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Magic with Finger Rings 1
Jerry Mentzer Glitter Ring borrowed finger ring crushed to dust, reappears when flash paper is burned
Magic with Finger Rings 58
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Ring into Salt Shaker
Magic with Finger Rings 72
Jerry Mentzer Vanishes for Rings brief list without details
  • Sleight-of-Hand Vanish
  • "Ringo" or a "Rattle Box"
  • I.O.U. Vanish
  • Coin Fold
  • Pull
  • Handkerchief Vanish (sewn in duplicate)
  • Thumb Tip
Magic with Finger Rings 79
Jerry Mentzer Commercially Available Effects with Rings brief list
  • Chain Reaction (Steve Dusheck)
  • Ringer (Steve Dusheck)
  • Grind a Ring (B.A.R., England)
  • Ringo (Walt Rollins)
  • Ring Flite (Paul Stone)
  • Rattle Box
Magic with Finger Rings 80
Jerry Mentzer Other Selected Reading - Magic with Finger Rings list of references
Magic with Finger Rings 82
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Magic with a Copper/Silver Coin 1
Jerry Mentzer The Gimmicked Coin explanation of the gaff
Magic with a Copper/Silver Coin 3
Jerry Mentzer Card Rise from Wallet Magical Lee card rises from wallet
Card to Wallet 153
Jerry Mentzer Sleight of Hand Method ungaffed wallet
Card to Wallet 8
Jerry Mentzer Banded ungaffed method
Card to Wallet 10
Jerry Mentzer Not Banded
Card to Wallet 11
Jerry Mentzer Endelss Combinations
Card to Wallet 15
Jerry Mentzer Miscellaneous and Theory thoughts about the card to Wallet Effect
Card to Wallet 31
Jerry Mentzer Sleeve Card
Card to Wallet 85
Jerry Mentzer External Loading Guide two guides discussed
Card to Wallet 96
Jerry Mentzer Mullica Wallet - The Demo Routine
Card to Wallet 105
Jerry Mentzer Card to Wallet with the Himber Wallet
Card to Wallet 121
Jerry Mentzer Bendix Bombshell Himber Wallet observation
Card to Wallet 136
Jerry Mentzer In Case - Any Wallet
Card to Wallet 154
Jerry Mentzer In Case - Sho Gun Wallet
Card to Wallet 155
Jerry Mentzer In Case - Himber Wallet
Card to Wallet 155
Jerry Mentzer In Case - No Signature
Card to Wallet 156
Jerry Mentzer The Lapel Ruse Kelly Placement Application
Card to Wallet 34
Jerry Mentzer Double Back Tip reversed card vanished form pack
Card to Wallet 86
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Magic with Credit Cards 1
Jerry Mentzer Sources of Credit Cards where to obtain credit cards for tricks
Magic with Credit Cards 3
Jerry Mentzer Color Copiers making fake credit cards for tricks
Magic with Credit Cards 5
Jerry Mentzer Credit Cards are Tough making destruction of credit card believable
Magic with Credit Cards 25
Jerry Mentzer Credit Card to Wallet - Version One palming
Magic with Credit Cards 26
Jerry Mentzer Credit Card to Wallet - Version Two Himber Wallet
Magic with Credit Cards 29
Jerry Mentzer Credit Card to Wallet - Version Three
Magic with Credit Cards 35
Jerry Mentzer Bits of Business with Credit Cards gags
  • Hand squeaker
  • Mouth squeaker
  • Mini credit card
  • Borrowed card
  • Borrowed airline card
  • Giant magnet
  • Giant magnet - another use
  • Borrowed Card
  • Borrowed Card
  • Credit Check
  • Dummy or undesirable character gags
Magic with Credit Cards 48
Jerry Mentzer The Two Card Trick transposition with double-face credit card
Inspired by Magic with Credit Cards 62
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Card to Wallet by Jerry Mentzer Verbatim (Issue 4) 32
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Card File 1
Jerry Mentzer Coincidence one of three cards chosen, another card chosen and put reversed in deck, they are mates, two handlings
Card File 5
Jerry Mentzer, Bill Okal Card Change sandwiched card changes, ladder change
Card File 44
Jerry Mentzer Fan Reverse Revelation
Inspired by Card File 49
Jerry Mentzer Reverse Faro Substitute slop shuffle as reverse faro
Card File 55
Jerry Mentzer A Poker Plot spectator deals poker hands, one from the bottom with the performer's back turned, he identified the bottom-dealt hand, also it's a royal flush
Inspired by Card File 70
Jerry Mentzer Gag Hummer four cards, after some under-the-table procedure only chosen card is reversed, does not use CATO
Card File 76
Karl Fulves, Jerry Mentzer Out of this World Variation (Even Money Proposition) spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, with transposition finale by Mentzer
Inspired by Card File 78
Jerry Mentzer The Joker Blushes four Jokers, one changes to red on both sides
Inspired by
  • "Blushing Joker" (Brother John Hamman, marketed)
Card File 96
Jerry Mentzer One Hand Spread three as two
Card File 98
Jerry Mentzer Rainbow Prediction mini rainbow cards, one chosen, predicted, either face or back (two-way out)
Card File 100
Jerry Mentzer Signed Selection Changes Color back changes visually using following color change
  • Alternate Version
Card File 120
Jerry Mentzer Flourish Ace Surprise black Aces change to red Aces, then to Queens
Inspired by Card File 145
Jerry Mentzer The Breather Crimp some information, chapter "Breather Crimp Mysteries"
  • How to Crimp the Card
  • Basic Handling (cutting to the crimp)
Card File 165
Jerry Mentzer Challenge Aces Aces cut to from shuffled, sealed deck, breather crimps
Card File 176
Jerry Mentzer No Deck Omni Deck handling
  • Shuffle one
  • Shuffle two
Card File 185
Jerry Mentzer Color Change Deck Routine Triumph with four Aces, deck changes back color
Card File 197
Richard Bartram, Jr. Point of Thought spectator thinks of a card and removes this with two others from a deck, performer removes card with arrow from second deck, it points to thought-of card and matches it
VariationsAlso published here
  • Mystification
Card File 200
Jerry Mentzer Another Point of Thought same effect
Inspired by Card File 203
Dai Vernon, John Murray, Jerry Mentzer One Hand Bottom - Applications
Card File 227
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Close-Up File 1
Jerry Mentzer Glitter-Ring ring vanishes from flash paper, reappears on key chain
Close-Up File 12
Jerry Mentzer Switch Calculator calculator with cover as two-way out switching device
Close-Up File 22
Jerry Mentzer 3 or 4 Force Using a Special Die forcing an item in a row of six, propless or with mis-spotted die
Close-Up File 24
Jerry Mentzer Torn and Restored - A Versatile Idea handling the torn pieces
Inspired by Close-Up File 49
Jerry Mentzer Dollar Bill and Sugar Packet sugar from sugar packet vanishes and reappers in hand, bill travels into sugar packet
Close-Up File 55
Jerry Mentzer Cups and Balls with Baby Chicks
Close-Up File 113
Jerry Mentzer Chop Cup an Balls one cup and three balls
Inspired by Close-Up File 126
Jerry Mentzer Ultimate Cup Routine two cups, with magnet gimmick in hand
Close-Up File 131
Jerry Mentzer Magnet Gimmick finger palmed/clipped
Close-Up File 132
Jerry Mentzer Coin Vanish - Handwash Sequence
Close-Up File 174
Jerry Mentzer Easy Shell Game plastic cubes instead of shells
Close-Up File 191
Jerry Mentzer Publisher's Foreword
The Magic of John Riggs 1
Martin Gardner, Eddie Fechter, Audley Walsh Control 5 with cup
Related to
  • "Eddie Fechter's Dice Holdout Methods for Magicians" (Jerry Mentzer, 1974)
  • "Dice Dexterity" (Audley Walsh, Ed Mishell, 1953)
A Die Of Another Color 15
Eddie Fechter Control 12 with cup
Also published here
  • "Eddie Fechter's Dice Holdout Methods for Magicians" (Jerry Mentzer, 1974)
A Die Of Another Color 25
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Professional Close-up of Curtis Kam 1
Nick Trost Geo-Metrick Spectator attempts to match performer's tabled ESP cards, all match
Inspired by
  • "Reds and Blacks" (Jerry Mentzer, Card Routines Number Two, 1962)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 288
Jerry Mentzer Comments Regarding Self Working Card Tricks
Cunning Card Miracles 1
Jerry Mentzer Think Stop Standard key card location, spectator thinks "stop" and magician stops on their selection
Cunning Card Miracles 5
Jerry Mentzer Two Keys Two key cards peeked, deck can be riffle shuffled and one of the key cards can still be used. A bit of fishing possibly needed. Can be used as a force of one of two cards using a bit of equivoque.
Cunning Card Miracles 17
Jerry Mentzer It Takes A Year Card chosen and lost. Magicians deals the deck, reciting the months of the year, the days of the week and the four seasons of the year. Card is found at the end of the deal, plus four Aces.
Cunning Card Miracles 25
Jerry Mentzer Spectator Finds Your Card Magician chooses a card, spectator deals to find two cards that divines value and suit of selected card, uses double-deal force
Cunning Card Miracles 51
Jerry Mentzer Notes on the Gilbreath Principle Tips on Gilbreath, how to avoid the problem of spectators cutting to matching colors before the shuffle, tips from Gus Southall / Gene Finell
Cunning Card Miracles 74
Jerry Mentzer Revisiting the Dream
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 75
Jerry Mentzer Introduction
Card File Two 1
Jerry Mentzer Fancy Aces
Card File Two 15
Jerry Mentzer Signature Card Locator coin placed on top card of bottom half, face-up, other half on top and cut again, card changed, non-visual tosheroon
Card File Two 19
Jerry Mentzer Trio Less Two three spectators chose a card, one hides his card and the other two are shuffled back, all three divined, one travels to pocket
  • For Magicians
Card File Two 22
Jerry Mentzer Two Card Transpo
Inspired by
  • "Off Beat Top Change Routine" (Eddie Fechter, Fechter, p. 68)
Card File Two 25
Jerry Mentzer, Al Thatcher Cardician's Dream (Improved)
Inspired by Card File Two 41
Jerry Mentzer Any Way four packets arrived at, a King (or Queen, two-way out) on top of each
Card File Two 45
Jerry Mentzer Think A Card Improved
  • Vernon Revelation
Inspired by
  • Bob Farmer
Card File Two 47
Jerry Mentzer Two Keys
  • As a Locator
  • As a Force (one of two)
Card File Two 53
Jerry Mentzer Lie Detector Test
Card File Two 54
Jerry Mentzer Memory Jogger associating playing cards with a trick to remember one's repertoire
Inspired by Card File Two 58
Jerry Mentzer Move a Card alternating one-way backs
Card File Two 59
Jerry Mentzer Control to Bottom hindu shuffle
Card File Two 121
Jerry Mentzer Addition to Le Paul Top Palm
  • The Casual Gesture
  • The Flourish Show
Inspired by Card File Two 123
Jerry Mentzer Direct Palm of a Tabled Card tabled card scooped into deck
  • As a Palm
  • As a Control
Related to
  • "Dribble Control" (Inside John Murray)
Card File Two 124
Jerry Mentzer Nine Way Variant nine cards in square, one chosen via instructions, winner/loser written on other side
Inspired by
  • "Kane's Variant" (Peter Kane)
Card File Two 129
Jerry Mentzer Blank Ambition ambitious card routine with double blank deck
  • The Bluff
  • Really Ambitious
Related to
  • concept in "Riggs - The Magic of John Riggs" (Magic Methods)
Card File Two 154
Jerry Mentzer Card to Card Case unknown card in case, card signed in deck, Kings added into card case, unknown card later turns out to be signed card
Card File Two 158
Jerry Mentzer Thoughts on the Pecking Bird some ideas
Card File Two 166
Jerry Mentzer Three Card Control and Revelation crimped key
Variations Card File Two 168
Jerry Mentzer Five Card Control and Revelation
Inspired by Card File Two 170
Jerry Mentzer Plus-Hue Go Mo sandwich combo with two selections
Inspired by
  • "Hue Go Mo" (Bill Miesel, Visionary Card Effects)
Card File Two 175
Jerry Mentzer Flourish Aces - Descendents
  • Black Aces to Red Aces to Black Kings
  • Black Jack Deal
  • Flourish Finders
  • Flourish Finders - Alternative
Inspired by Card File Two 177
Unknown One-Handed Diagonal Insertion card pushed in with first finger, ends up injogged
Related toAlso published here Just be Glad my Name isn't Greg 36
Dan Tong The Pad Spread credited to Jerry Mentzer
Grand Livre de Cartomagie 158