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Ralph W. Hull Bicycle Marking System Variations "Eye-Openers" 17
John Braun Much from Little nickel to penny and half dollar, edge gripVariations Modern Coin Magic 80
Bert Allerton The Two Card Trick two phases, double facerVariations The Close-Up Magician 22
Tom Sellers A Torn Centre Idea tape on note padRelated to Magic of the Mind 105
Kirk Stiles The Cartwheel Sleight for one or more coinsVariations The New Modern Coin Magic 376
Jerry Mentzer Center-Steal 'Steal' double sided tape on padRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 7) 32
Edward Marlo No-turn Triumph two methodsRelated toVariations Hierophant (Issue 3) 145
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch switching small item when wrapping it in handkerchief, for credits and sources see page 24VariationsAlso 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 1 (Issue 15) 73
Jerry Mentzer Lie Detector miniature cards in box, hole in box The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 24) 117
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 1 (Issue 65) 323
Walter Rollins, Jerry Mentzer Unexpected Surprise four of five cards vanish, with odd-backed card variationRelated 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 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-handedRelated 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 Poker Chip Chicanery poker chips produced from handkerchief, a chip changes color, then into silver dollar Close-up Cavalcade 74
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 Magnet Matrix magnetic coin and shimmed card Close-up Cavalcade 87
Jerry Mentzer MPT - Palm "multiple push through", copping out injogged card Multiple Push Through Control 17
Jerry Mentzer Miracle Coins Thru Playing Cards repeat penetration of card, falls into glass underneathInspired by
  • J. H. Thompson's "A Good 5c Pass" (Linking Ring)
Close-up Cavalcade 91
Jerry Mentzer Small Packet Cut To Top cutting action for multiple-shift strip-out of injogged card Multiple Push Through Control 17
Jerry Mentzer 3 Coin Moves - Vanish Number 1 "Cartwheel Re-Visited"Inspired by Close-up Cavalcade 98
Jerry Mentzer Vanish Number 2 Tenkai PinchRelated 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 backAlso 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
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 climaxInspired 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
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
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
Another Close-up Cavalcade 5
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 gripInspired 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 coverInspired 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" noteInspired 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
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 BackInspired by New and Novel Knowledge 29
Jerry Mentzer, Roger Divella, Ed Smeal After Dunbury New and Novel Knowledge 57
Jerry Mentzer Something from Something sponge ball multiplies into three ballsAlso 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 In Case kings and "mystery card" placed in case in beginning Card Cavalcade 3 11
Jerry Mentzer Card Combinations all backs followed by a two card revelation Close Up Cues 8
Jerry Mentzer Small Packet Palm Card Cavalcade 3 13
Jerry Mentzer Double Mental Test one of four borrowed coins chosen, two chosen cards added, coin and sum predicted in wallet, two methodsAlso 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 Last Minute Arrival Card Cavalcade 3 30
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Close Up Mat towel Close Up Cues 30
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
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
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 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 A Simple Routine The Dancing Cane 16
Jerry Mentzer Ring Into Saltshaker Close-up Cavalcade Finale 12
Jerry Mentzer Impromptu Ring Into Saltshaker Close-up Cavalcade Finale 16
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 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 methodsAlso published here Close-up Cavalcade Finale 70
Bert Allerton, Jerry Mentzer Credit Cards transposition, double facerInspired 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
Jerry Mentzer, Bill Okal Variation on "All the Same" three blank cards transform to selections Card Cavalcade Four 10
Jerry Mentzer Concealed Reversal variation of Braue Reversal which hides bottom reversed card Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 9
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 Jazz Pieces missing part of text and illustrationsInspired 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 vanishRelated to Card Cavalcade Finale 69
Jerry Mentzer A Quick Sandwich Card Cavalcade Finale 76
Jerry Mentzer Flash Coincidence Card Cavalcade Finale 86
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 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 "X" Marks the Spot six business cards, spectator choses the one with an X on the backAlso published here Packet Tricks 51
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings Also published here Packet Tricks 54
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 The Gimmicked Coin explanation of the gaff Magic with a Copper/Silver Coin 3
Jerry Mentzer The Lapel Ruse Kelly Placement Application Card to Wallet 34
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 Card Rise from Wallet Magical Lee card rises from wallet Card to Wallet 153
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 Double Back Tip reversed card vanished form pack Card to Wallet 86
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 cardInspired by Magic with Credit Cards 62
Bob King Zen Poker Plus Zens stackInspired by
  • Al Thatcher routine in "Card File" (Jerry Mentzer)
The Breather 2 17
Martin Gardner, Eddie Fechter, Audley Walsh Control 5 with cupRelated 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 cupAlso published here
  • "Eddie Fechter's Dice Holdout Methods for Magicians" (Jerry Mentzer, 1974)
A Die Of Another Color 25
Nick Trost, Al Thatcher, Michael F. Zens Zens-Gilbreath Poker Deal Any poker hand called forInspired by
  • "The Zens Quadruple Poker Trick" (M. F. Zens, 1931)
  • "Super-Duper Poker Deal" (Al Thatcher, Jerry Mentzer's Card File, 1993)
Related to
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 232
Nick Trost Geo-Metrick Spectator attempts to match performer's tabled ESP cards, all matchInspired by
  • "Reds and Blacks" (Jerry Mentzer, Card Routines Number Two, 1962)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 288
Neal Elias Band-It rubber band around deck vanishes and reappears around selection, Twirl Pass applicationInspired by
  • "Band-It" (Mike Bernstein, Jerry Mentzer's Card File, 1993)
Variations
New Card Controls 73
Unknown One-Handed Diagonal Insertion card pushed in with first finger, ends up injoggedRelated toAlso published here Just be Glad my Name isn't Greg 36