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Theodore Annemann Par-Optic Vision cards pocketed by spectator are divined one by one, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1935
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935)
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Mental Masterpiece impression device on card box, carbon
Variations 1935 5
Martin Gardner Pad Spread Principle spreading deck lightly with reversed cards so they don't show, then with more force so they appear
Related to 1940 7
"Senator" Clarke Crandall "Senator" Clark Crandall's Cup and Balls one cup and three balls, no magnet
Related to 1954/27 39
Tony Slydini The Helicopter Card one half is spread randomly into a mess on the table, the other half is fanned, the spectator select a card, put back in fan, it travels to tables cards, five phases
VariationsAlso published here 1960 163
Karrell Fox Foxy Climax one ball becomes four, then all vanish, with handkerchief four ball gaff, see p. 342 for ideas by Dan Tong
Feb. 1963
The New Phoenix (Issue 377)
Dan Tong Masterpiece Variations
Inspired by Apr. 1963
The New Phoenix (Issue 379)
Horace E. Bennett, Dan Tong Tong's Trick jardine ellis ring and split ring, ring on ribbon
1967 331
Dan Tong Fan Reverse using one-handed fan
Variations Mar. 1968
Epilogue (Issue 2)
Dan Tong Cup & Three Balls three phase routine, see p. 200 for reference
Related to Apr. 1968 174
Dan Tong Bill Antics two bills in left hand, one travels to right hand, featuring fold that makes one bill look like two
1969 65
Dan Tong Ring and Ribbon Ellis Ring
1969 67
Dan Tong Rope and Ring
1969 68
Dan Tong Perambulating Coins various travels and hand penetration with penny and nickle, using gimmick with penny/nickle glued together
1969 70
Dan Tong Hippy Nuts three nuts and three bolts magically become joined
1969 71
Dan Tong Rabbits' Habits
1969 72
Dan Tong Nut & Bolt three phase routine
Related to Mar. 1969 244
Harry Milliken Milliken's Transposition two quarters and two half dollars transpose one by one
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1969 143
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Mind Scan by Dan Tong Oct. 1970 366
Dan Tong The Pad Spread throwing several cards on table, some of which are a double
Related to 1972 106
Dan Tong Further Notes on The Pad Spread: B) collectors subtlety
1972 108
Dan Tong Spectator Sandwich
1972 139
Dan Tong Tilted Sandwich
1972 141
Dan Tong Texture Expanded
1973 57
Dan Tong Champagne Coins
  • Phase I: The Production of Four Coins
  • Phase II: Coins Into The Glass
1973 62
Dan Tong Steal Handling
1973 64
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Copper/Silver/Brass by Dan Tong Aug. 1973 647
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Color Monte by Dan Tong Aug. 1973 647
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Mental Monte by Dan Tong Aug. 1973 647
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Sixth Column by Dan Tong Aug. 1973 647
Dan Tong Okito Box Notes 4
Oct. 1973 680
Dan Tong Another Turnover
Oct. 1973 681
Dan Tong Tong's Aces
1975 165
Dan Tong Peek-A-Book prepared book, flashback principle
Related toVariations 1975
Magick (Issue 143)
Dan Tong Pad Spread
1976 6
Harvey Rosenthal Rosenthal's Nut and Bolt Through Table multiple phases
Related to 1976 11
Dan Tong Empathy '3' cards, a word from a book and a geometrical design are divined blindfolded
Related to 1976
Magick (Issue 144)
Richard M. Hunt Peek-A-Book Impromptu! impromptu, glimpsing page number
Inspired byRelated to 1976
Magick (Issue 145)
Dan Tong Quick and Easy three numbers are divined by audience / predicted by performer, on business cards
Magick (Issue 156)
Dan Tong Lazy Tong's card from bottom of the deck to Tenkai palm
1976 60
Dan Tong, Rick Johnsson The Japanese Aces quartet transformation, seated
1976 103
Dan Tong Jumbo Coin Routine penny & silver dollar transpose, penny grows to dollar size, then to giant size and back, lapping
1977 54
Dan Tong Bill Antics bill from hand to hand, featuring fold so one bill looks like two
1977 181
Dan Tong Peek-A-Book...Two with four spectators and four books, flashback principle
Related to 1977
Magick (Issue 185)
Karroll Priest Karroll's Watch Thing! two borrowed watches, performer predicts set time on one watch, gimmick
Variations 1978
Magick (Issue 204)
Dan Tong Time-X set time is matched
Inspired by 1978
Magick (Issue 212)
Dan Tong, Martin A. Nash Pad Spread - Variation spreading three cards on table as two
1979 390
Dan Tong, Theodore Annemann Tips from Tong Tossed out deck combined with Par-Optics
  • Tossed Out Deck Addition
Inspired by Sep. 1979 3
Robert Cassidy Meet Dan Tong on Dan Tong / Danton
Oct./Nov. 1979 1
Robert Cassidy (reviewer) Dan Tong's ESP by Dan Tong Mar. 1980 2
Robert Cassidy 1980 Meeting of the Minds - St. Louis, Mo. program for the upcoming convention, Punx, Tony Raven, Alex Redans, Masklyn ye Mage, Irv Weiner, Larry Becker, Bob Cassidy, Bob Haines, Terry Nosek, Ralph Athey, Dan Tong, Ross Johnson, Ken Weber, Alessandro de Luca, Eliott Black, Scott Gordon, Aprille Becker
May 1980 1
Karl Fulves One Hand Half Passes
  • 1. Charlier Cut
  • 2. The Jordan Half Pass
  • 3. Fan Pass
  • 4. Single Card
  • 5. Table Pass
  • 6. One-hand Cut
  • 7. Thru-The-Fist Flourish
Related to 1981 59
Dan Tong Laws of Order half forcing stack
Jan. 1984
Magick (Issue 327)
Dan Tong Thaumaturge two ESP decks with different backs, performer and spectator select same symbol
Oct. 1984
Magick (Issue 341)
Dan Tong Wonder Wizard spectator selects to different colored pens and draws something before the show, performer divines colors and drawing
Jan. 1985
Magick (Issue 344)
Dan Tong Double Triumph two selections, for credit update see page 1259
Apr. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Dan Tong Pad Spread
1987 42
Dan Tong Pad Spread
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close)
Dan Tong Psi-cloned spectator selects a card, same card is found inside wallet, 26 duplicates
June 1987
Magick (Issue 391)
Dan Tong Pad Spread
1987 22
Dan Tong Knees Up ungaffed wallet
1991 12
Dan Tong Double Wallop ungaffed wallet, two cards one at a time
1991 14
Dan Tong Card to Wallet - Himber Note Pad
1991 45
Dan Tong Pad Spread
1991 138
Dan Tong Store Bought prediction of chosen product from list and total of bill, Himber wallet
Inspired by
  • Ned Rutledge's "Minding the Store"
Nov. 1991
Magick (Issue 464)
Dan Strange One Cup Routine routine using coffee cup and crumpled bills, lemons as final load, some details on the loading misdirection
Related to 1991 3
Jim Sisti (reviewer) T.D.C. Utility Holdout by Dan Tong May/June 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Jim Sisti (reviewer) Restaurant and Table Magic by Dan Tong May/June 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Dan Tong Walk-Around Malini Egg Bag glass production as climax, belt clip
Also published here Sep./Oct. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 7)
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the Literary Fellowship for Bascom Jones, Dan Tong
Jan. 1992
Magick (Issue 466)
Dan Tong Prediction dual reality, apparently spectator drew picture at home, using Larry White's Get The Picture envelope
1992 87
Chris Hurlbert The Last Word on Dan Tong, balloon animals
July/Aug. 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Dan Tong Vari-Mental
Also published here
  • Dan Tong's "Vari-Mental" in "The New Jinx", March 1963.
Nov./Dec. 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 3 No. 14)
Dan Tong, C. James Rainho Book Smart Pegasus page, one book, gaffed, see p. 2432 for credits
Feb. 1993
Magick (Issue 484)
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Jim Rainho, Dan Tong, Tony Raven
Mar. 1993
Magick (Issue 486)
Dan Tong Fan Reverse using one-handed fan
1993 47
Jerry Mentzer Fan Reverse Revelation
Inspired by 1993 49
Dan Tong One Cup and Balls one cup and three balls
Related to 1994 119
Dan Tong Other Ideas A. bottomless cup
B. cup with salt or liquid
1994 125
Dan Tong DT Ring Flite combined with ring on stick
  • Phase One - The Ring on Stick (two versions)
  • Phase Two - Ring Flite (ring vanishes from paper cone made out of bill)
  • When Bills are not Available
1994 139
Dan Tong The Final Transposition two quarters and two half dollars transpose one by one, then all coins travel into one hand
Inspired by 1994 58
Dan Tong Pad Vanish card on close-up pad vanishes when covered with both hands, levered up into Tenkai Palm
1994 147
Dan Tong Pad Vanish Applications
1994 148
Dan Tong Color Change or Transformation application of Pad Vanish
1994 148
Dan Tong A Transposition two and two cards, table, application of Pad Vanish
1994 149
Dan Tong New Way Top Change card in right hand is Tenkai palmed as it is brought to the deck, switched for top card
1994 151
Dan Tong Swivel Side Steal from center into Tenkai palm
1994 153
Dan Tong Stealth Whirley-Bird Card one half is spread randomly into a mess on the table, the other half is fanned, the spectator select a card, put back in fan, it travels to tables cards
Inspired by 1994 155
Dan Tong Fan Reverse using one-handed fan
1995 1134
Dan Tong Fan Reverse under one-handed fan
1995 30
Dan Tong Pad Spread
1996 146
Dan Tong Pad Spread for collectors
Apr. 1998
Onyx (Issue 3)
Dan Tong Danny's Bill Warp using a bill
Variations Dec. 2000
Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Allen Zingg Ton, Kenton, & Zingg combination of Knepper's "Torn & Restored #1" and Tongs "Danny's Bill Warp"
Inspired by Dec. 2000
Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Dan Tong Danny's Cards to Wallet three methods
Dec. 2000
Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Dan Tong Danny's Coins to Glass four coins are produced, then they travel into glass one by one
Dec. 2000
Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Dan Tong Laws of Order selection is divined by adding two cards performer has selected from spread, card ends up at freely chosen number, half forcing deck
Dec. 2000
Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Dan Tong Danny on Restaurant Magic
Dec. 2000
Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Dan Tong, Martin Gardner The Pad Spread
2000 144
Chan Canasta The Experiment with Books spectators chose a page, line and number, performer divines word on that position
Related toVariations 2000 67
Dan Tong Flashback Book
Aug. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 12)
Dan Tong Tong's Routine glass production as climax, belt clip
Also published here 2002 112
Luke Jermay, Chan Canasta, Barrie Richardson, Dan Tong The Ernie Ball Book Test
Inspired by 2003 82
Wesley James Forgery fusion of card with odd-backed card, credit information
  • Method 1
  • Method 2
  • Method 3 (Preferred Method) - "final"
  • Clean-Up Procedures
  • Further Approaches
  • Progeny (selected references for the plot)
Related to 2004 5
Philip T. Goldstein, Dan Tong Goldstein and Tong Tip tip for "Forgery"
Related to 2004 12
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Dan Tong: Finally! 50 Years of Magic Volume I and II by Dan Tong Mar. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 3)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Dan Tong Live by Dan Tong Dec. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12)
Vanni Bossi Double Toss throwing several cards on table, one which are a double, vacuum
Related to 2016 95
Dan Tong The Pad Spread
2016 13
Dan Tong Pad Spread
2018 200
Dan Tong The Pad Spread credited to Jerry Mentzer
2019 158