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Edwin Tabor Tabor Double Dissolving Silk Release through arm of chair
Variations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 299
Stewart James, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" three colored cigars/cigarettes, three bowls, one of each selected and predicted
Inspired by Dec. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
U. F. Grant Infallible Prediction ping pong ball is placed under one of three cups, different colors, prediction
Variations 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 394) 405
Karl Fulves Infallible Prediction Variation golf ball placed in one of three cups, prediction in form of a second ball in chosen cup
Inspired byRelated to 1965 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 ideas
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 416
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" using sponge balls
Inspired by Feb. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 20
Robert Parrish On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" close-up version
Inspired by Apr. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 28
Don Nielson Sense of Touch comedy routine with cards, case and knife in bag, with a jumbo card, p. 241 for further reference, p. 246 for idea by Robert Eagle
Related to
  • Milbourne Christopher in Hugard's Magic Monthly, March 1946
VariationsAlso published here
Nov. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 217
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Nor Eyes To See With
  • performer finds red card in black packet behind back
  • circled number on paper is divined behind back
  • set time on watch revealed behind back
fiber optic tube, see also p. 320 for idea by Harold Bester, p. 644 & p. 728 for comments by Syd Bergson & Karl Fulves
Related toVariations Nov. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 291
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Colorvision Revisited two color vision sets, three-phase matching routine
July 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 349
Don Nielsen Location Plus coin appears next to selection in deck, comedy presentation ("your card is x cards and a quarter down in the deck")
Related to Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 371
Don Nielsen Trance Coin copper coin in match box, silver coin in Okito box, copper travels into Okito box, lifts lid and jumps out, see also p. 486 for credit information and comment by Kenn E. Eastin
Related to
  • "Tribute to Okito" (Dennis Loomis, 1963, Tops)
Nov. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 466
Milton Kort Nielsen's Problem three balls and bowls in different colors, choice of ball and bowl predicted
Inspired byAlso published here July 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 547
J. W. Sarles A Coin Switch table edge, suggestions with magnetic or hook coin in "Added Notes", see also p. 679 for reference
Related to
  • "The Portcullis Coin Switch" (Abra #803)
Nov. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 569
Don Nielsen Nielsen's Idea Sarles move as loading move under card
Inspired by Nov. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 572
Richard Himber Try this for Size off beat prediction of position 14 3/4
Related toAlso published here
  • "Try This For Size" (Richard Himber, MUM, Sep. 1969)
1972 The Living End 62
Robert Parrish Cups & Coins four different coins and cups, spectator drops coin in any cup, under cup is prediction of that coin, bottomless paper cups
Related to Summer 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 771
Don Nielsen Dice Cup dice chop cup, used for visual die through cup
Related to Nov. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 1) 821
John Cornelius "Nor Eyes to See With" Revisited denomination and serial number of bill read that is given behind back
Inspired byAlso published here 1977 Innovative Magic No. 2 15
Don Nielsen Passing the Buck two bills folded into strips, they are knotted together and penetrate
Inspired by 1977 The Magic Book 48
Don Nielsen A Big Card card selected, deck in paper bag, jumbo card of selection removed, rest of deck vanishes
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 148
John Cornelius Read Out denomination and serial number of bill read that is given behind back
Related toAlso published here 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1165
Bill Scott Die Penetro "Three Dice Tricks"
die penetrates cup visible
Related toAlso published here
  • "Die Penetro" (Fifty Years Later, Scottish Conjurers Association)
1978 The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 11) 6
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Changing Slide Projections changing image that is projected right on the screen, posed as problem
Related to 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 24) 93
Don Nielsen Ghost Vanish coin slides down a piece of glass and vanishes, Pepper's Ghost, no explanation given
1985 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 6) 94
Karl Fulves Session - 3 on illustrating Expert Card Technique, Erdnase, Joseph K. Schmidt, Don Nielsen, J. W. Sarles, Dave Jensen, T. Gambo, Victor LInk
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 59
Don Nielsen One Ball to Three one ball cracked on glass edge into three, only effect description
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 59
Karl Fulves Who Knocks? on interaction with screen, posed as problems
Related to 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 52) 260
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Outboxed coin through table upwards into matchbox, also as coin through ceiling downwards
1989 Money Moves 25
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Discerned Data odd-backed Mental Discernment, OOSOOM, one of nine, posed as problem
1989 Prototype 23
Don Nielsen Kronos force of number five, six or seven with wrist watch procedure, newspaper test application, see note on p. 7
Related to
  • "Step Back in Time" (Stephen Tucker, Compendium, 1984)
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 1) 4
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Impromptu Topit further comments on its use
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 6) 63
Philip T. Goldstein Quoth The Maven comments on various things, see references, with Frank Thomposon anecdote and his "Master Deck" demonstration
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 8) 89
Don Nielsen Impromptu Topit shirt in inside jacket pocket configuration, gag to produce the Zombie gimmick
Related to 1994 Rigmarole (Issue 6) 63
Milton Kort, Don Nielsen Precognitive Cups & Balls Predict color of ball chosen, prediction in one of three cups
Also published here 1999 Kort 335
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves The Old Penny & Dime Trick penny vanishes, two dimes appear instead, sucker element
1999 Underworld (Issue 10) 129
Don Nielsen Drop Ceiling cards sprung into the air, they drop on the floor, selection is then on head of performer
1999 Discoverie (Issue 1) 14
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Prediction Wallet No. 60, behind-the-back load, "Look at the Wall(et)" prediction gag
Related to 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 136
Don Nielsen Interval of Darkness quarter wrapped in handkerchief, it penetrates it, in handkerchief another coin is found that was previously chosen from bunch in pocket, Gypsy Switch
  • Repeat Note
2001 Discoverie (Issue 6) 75
Don Nielsen Gypsy Switch as Load
2001 Discoverie (Issue 6) 76
Karl Fulves, Don Nielsen Wallet/Envelop Load from behind back, reaching up under jacket
Related to 2005 Combo II 51
Don Nielsen Supercharged Silver ring changes to coin, involving a magnetic coin that is moved from sleeve to hand with magnetic pen
Related to 2005 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 414
Tony Kardyro Copper-Silver coin on spectators hand is covered with matchbox and transposes with coin inside matchbox
Related toVariations 2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 41
Don Nielsen Anti-Grav Dice two dice, one on top of the other, bottom one is lifted when picking up upper one, magnetic instead of moisture
2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 108
Don Nielsen Gumball gumball comes out of parking meter coin slot, no method
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 149
Don Nielsen, Tony Bartolotta Universal Lock one of spectator's keys opens a lock, no method, perhaps gaffed lock
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 149
Don Nielsen Page Force forcing a number from two to nine with a newspaper, book test application
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 149
Don Nielsen Don Nielsen's Secret no extra coin
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 464
Don Nielsen We Got Gypped! coin felt by several spectators under handkerchief vanishes, stooge
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 464