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U. F. Grant Slow Motion Bill Transposition
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 109
Ed Mishell Mishell's Move hidden bill packet is transferred from one hand to the other behind second bill
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 196) 782
"Senator" Clark Crandall One Hand Six Card Repeat funny presentation, credit to Roy Benson?
Related to 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 78
Bob Hummer Mind Reader's Dream cards dealt according to thought-of card, with Dreambook to transfer number to card
VariationsAlso published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 42
Tony Miller Presentation Four for Bill Switch
Related to 1983 Encore III 23
Martin Lewis Cardiographic
Variations 1985 Martin's Miracles 67
David Regal Piece by Piece signed
Variations 1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 153
Ron Wilson Confabulous! with LePaul wallet
Variations 1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 99
Juan Tamariz The Slates magazine test with slates
Variations 1988 The Magic Way 69
Michael Close, John Cornelius You Axed For It ring to box, appears to be at several places at once
Inspired by
  • "My Lady's Ring" (John Cornelius)
Variations
1993 Workers Number 3 26
John Lovick Introduction credit information
1998 The Reparation 1
John Lovick The Reparation
  • Preparation
  • Performance
  • Final Note
Inspired byAlso published here 1998 The Reparation 1
Guy Hollingworth Reformation including handling variations
Variations 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 278
David Regal Clandestine Collectors Classic Collectors effect with clean procedure for losing selections
Variations 1999 Close-Up & Personal 18
John Lovick The Reparation
Also published here 1999 Close-Up & Personal 126
Philip T. Goldstein Automantic deck with message cards, two cards are selected and they predict an action
Variations 2000 Northeast 3
David Regal The Very Last Card fair elimination process
Variations 2002 Constant Fooling 2 124
John Lovick Clandestine Jokers
Inspired by 2002 Constant Fooling 1 75
David Regal Journey to Love
Inspired by
  • "Room Service" (Larry Becker & Don Wayne)
Variations
2002 Constant Fooling 2 98
Roberto Giobbi, Paul LePaul On the LePaul Envelope Set
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2003 Card College — Volume 5 1367
John Lovick Introduction
2006 Switch xvii
John Lovick Chapter 1: A History of the Bill Change credit information
2006 Switch 3
John Lovick, Mike Kozlowski, Roger Klause, James Lewis, Michael Ammar, Bruce Cervon, Michael Weber, Jamy Ian Swiss, Gregory Wilson, Jay Sankey, Paul Gertner Chapter 2: Performance Issues and Answers comments on each question by several of the listed creators
  • Top Tip or Not to Tip?
  • "Bill Switch" or "Bill Change"?
  • What's the Best Way to Learn the Bill Switch?
  • Fast or Slow?
  • Do You Justify the Folding?
  • Is There a Magic Moment?
  • Can You Create Belief, or Do People Always Know You Merely Switch Bills?
  • Any Final Thoughts?
2006 Switch 9
John Lovick Chapter 3: Thumbtip Tips intro
2006 Switch 21
John Lovick Thumbtip Origins credit information
2006 Switch 21
John Lovick Thumbtip Varieties
  • Vinyl
  • Plastic
  • Latex
  • Metal
2006 Switch 21
John Lovick Thumbtip Size and Color
2006 Switch 22
John Lovick Chapter 4: Standard Handlings intro
2006 Switch 26
John Lovick Chapter 5: Thumbtip Switch Variations intro
2006 Switch 40
John Lovick Chapter 6: Utility Moves, Techniques, and Finesses
  • Miscellaneous Advice
2006 Switch 56
John Lovick, Gregory Wilson, James Lewis, Jamy Ian Swiss, Jay Sankey Prefolding the Bill
2006 Switch 57
John Lovick Stealing the Thumbtip intro, see following items
2006 Switch 59
John Lovick Film Canister stealing the thumb-tip
2006 Switch 60
John Lovick Turnaround and Turnover Moves intro, see following items
2006 Switch 62
John Lovick, Jay Sankey Display Subtleties hiding thumb-tip while displaying bill
  • Display Subtlety #1
  • Display Subtlety #2 (Jay Sankey)
  • Display Subtlety #3
2006 Switch 66
John Lovick Turnaround #5 showing both sides of bill, hiding thumb-tip
2006 Switch 65
John Lovick Switching Actions intro
2006 Switch 67
John Lovick Switching Action #10
2006 Switch 70
John Lovick Switching Action #11
2006 Switch 70
John Lovick Securing the Thumbtip
2006 Switch 72
John Lovick The Handout
2006 Switch 72
John Lovick Ditching the Thumbtip intro
2006 Switch 73
John Lovick Chapter 7: Tipless Handlings intro
2006 Switch 79
John Lovick Chapter 8: Tipless Switch Variations intro
2006 Switch 85
John Lovick The 100th Dollar Bill Change
Also published here
  • More Skinny, 2001
2006 Switch 87
John Lovick Chapter 9: Tipless Utility Moves, Techniques, and Finesses intro
2006 Switch 97
John Lovick Stealing the Extra Bill intro
2006 Switch 97
John Lovick Film Canister stealing the extra bill
2006 Switch 99
John Lovick Add-On Moves intro
2006 Switch 99
John Lovick Miscellaneous Items intro
2006 Switch 103
John Lovick Mishell's Move Variation
Inspired by 2006 Switch 104
John Lovick Tipless Turnaround and Turnover Moves
2006 Switch 107
John Lovick Tipless Turnaround #4
2006 Switch 110
John Lovick One-handed Turnover #3
2006 Switch 116
John Lovick Cleaning Up intro
2006 Switch 117
John Lovick Chapter 10: Palm-up Handlings intro
2006 Switch 123
John Lovick Chapter 11: Multiple Switch Methods and Routines intro
2006 Switch 144
John Lovick Chapter 12: Miscellaneous Methods intro
2006 Switch 157
John Lovick Chapter 13: $1 to $100 Routine intro
  • First Option
  • Second Option
  • Third Option
2006 Switch 181
John Lovick Chapter 14: Mis-made Routines intro, credit information
2006 Switch 193
John Lovick Chapter 15: Impossible Location Routines intro
2006 Switch 207
John Lovick Chapter 16: Transposition Routines intro
2006 Switch 224
John Lovick Things Change
Inspired byAlso published here
  • What's the Rumpus?, 2002
2006 Switch 232
John Lovick Chapter 17: Torn and Restored Routines intro
2006 Switch 235
John Lovick Chapter 18: Miscellaneous Routines intro
2006 Switch 241
John Lovick Chapter 19: Miscellaneous Ideas intro
2006 Switch 287
John Lovick Giving Away Money
2006 Switch 287
John Lovick Origami on combining bill changes with origami
Related to 2006 Switch 290
John Lovick Chapter 20: Bill Productions intro
2006 Switch 295
John Lovick Chapter 21: Bill Vanishes intro
2006 Switch 302
John Lovick Chapter 22: Non-Bill Ideas and Routines intro
2006 Switch 309
John Lovick Appendix A: Interesting Money Facts
  • Historical and Quotidian Information
  • Symbols and Phrases on Back of Dollar
2006 Switch 325
John Lovick Appendix B: U.S. Laws Regarding Currency
  • Defacing Currency
  • Reproducing Currency
  • Counterfeiting Currency
2006 Switch 328
John Lovick Appendix C: All Things Bill Change credit information
  • Billet Switches and Bill Tears
  • Bill Changes
  • Self-Contained Bill Changes
  • "Flash" Changes
  • Transposition Routines
  • Changing a Stack of Bills
  • Miscellaneous Books, Routines, Gimmicks, etc.
2006 Switch 330
David Regal The Secret presentation for mathematical paradox with bills
Inspired by
  • "Borderline Case" (Maurice Fogel - In Search of the Sensational, 2007)
Variations
June 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 6) 54
John Lovick Acknowledgements
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. iv
John Lovick Foreword
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. ix
John Lovick Bottle? Rock It!
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 3
John Lovick On Openers
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 3
John Lovick The Handsome Jack Lotto presentation for McCombical Prediction
Inspired by
  • "Lucky Cards" (Roy Johnson, By My Guest Plus!, 1989)
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 11
John Lovick They Say It's Your Birthday animated drawing, given out at the end
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 17
John Lovick The 100th Dollar Bill Change no thumb tip
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 25
John Lovick Persona and Other Pieces of the Performance Puzzle
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 35
John Lovick, Bruce Cervon Ten-Card Red Rover with a Black Jack Kicker combo of cards to pocket, six-card repeat, homing card
Related to 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 45
John Lovick Buckle Count Tip
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 46
John Lovick, Helder Guimarães Streamlined Homage
Inspired by
  • "Homage" (Helder Guimarães, Red Mirror DVD, 2010)
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 48
John Lovick That's My Ring! borrowed rings appear to be at several places at once
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 53
John Lovick A Dip into Scripture predicting a selected bible verse
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 61
John Lovick, David Regal Handsome in Love fair elimination process, last remaining card predicted
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 69
John Lovick President Handsome riddle/illogicality with bills in which money is spent but apparently everyone, including the spender, walks away with profit
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 77
John Lovick Chic Thief pseudo psychometry with drawings
Inspired by
  • "Sneak Thief" (Larry Becker, Stunners, 1992)
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 83
John Lovick Saint Jack cards with predictions, any selected one becomes true, clown nose sight gag finale
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 99
John Lovick Hand in My Pocket one hand in pocket, selection signed and returned one-handed, appears in pocket in isolated hand, credit information, with four variations
Inspired by
  • "Pocket Nightmare" (Max Maven, finally published on Kayfabe DVDs, 2017)
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 107
John Lovick My Dream of Mind Reading blank deck finale, credit information
Inspired byVariations 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 115
Anton van Helden On "My Dream of Mind Reading" blank deck finale, thought-of card is only printed one
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 118
John Lovick Houdini Outdone! handcuff escape, linking with spectators arms
Inspired by
  • "Cuff Links" (Harry Anderson, Wise Guy, 1993)
  • "The Incredible Suit Jacket Escape" (Anthony Lindan, DVD, 2010)
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 121
John Lovick The Reparation
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 129
John Lovick Piece by Piece Restorations credit information
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 129
John Lovick The Reparation Strikes Back
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 143
John Lovick Scripting and Similar Essentials
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 157
John Lovick Little House on the Scary illustration selected from book appears on slates
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 167
John Lovick Vainfabulation presentation for confabulation routine, no impression or double writing
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 175
John Lovick Envelope Load
Inspired by 2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 186
John Lovick Eyes Wide Shut card from spectator's blouse to performer's fly
Inspired by
  • Dan Fleshman (The Very Best Yet!, 1990)
  • "The Risqué Aces" (Jason Randal, Magic for Professionals, 1982)
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 191
John Lovick Mutilation & Restoration with Explanation (and Additional Restoration) paper torn and restored, fake explanation with grappler or sock (credit info about Harry Anderson), torn pieces restored as well
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 199
John Lovick John Lovick
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 213
John Lovick Handsome Jack
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 213
John Lovick Eliminate the Negative three imaginary coins, chosen one predicted and also whether it is heads or tails up
Inspired by
  • "Proof Positive" (David Parr, Magic, Oct. 2005)
Related to
  • "Positive Negative" (Phil Goldstein, Syzygy #1, 1994)
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