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Joe Berg, Unknown The Card and Crystal Ball spectator divines selection in crystal ball, with variation by Joe BergRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 35
Nishan Andounian, Joe Berg The Enchanted Card Slide card transforms in slide (wallet-like prop with slits) Greater Magic 510
Joe Berg Vanishing Coin sleeving technique to be used when sitting After the Dessert 8
Joe Berg 16 - Joe Berg's Thumb Coin Vanish Related to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 77
Joe Berg Joe Berg's Miracle Coin Vanish using pocket handkerchief Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 97
Joe Berg Joe Berg's "Count Down" Card Mystery spectator does some dealing and remembering, then finds his own card via fan forceRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 213
Joe Berg Second Dealing - Method 4 end grip take Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 192
Joe Berg Coin Vanish as a penetration, trouser pocket, fabric is folded over coin The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
Joe Berg Criss-Cross Paper Napkin napkin torn, torn pieces transpose with full pieces, full restoration Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 89
Joe Berg Joe Berg's Coin Change Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 146
Joe Berg Joe Berg's False Cut three way Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 201
Joe Berg Joe Berg's "Double Cross" chalk crosses travel from paper into performer's hand Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 57
Joe Berg Flip-Up Card half card is used to shoot (half) card out of deck or halfway out of pack like a pop-out Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 122
Joe Berg Berg's Top Palm Variations Card Control 68
Orson Welles The Town Skryer thought of card is revealed by another spectator while looking into a glass of waterRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 413
Joe Berg The Convexed Aces Experiment No. 6 - cards are lost and found, aces are bridgedVariations Card Control 156
Joe Berg Magician Makes Good unusual presentation Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 126
Ande Furlong, Joe Berg Cups and Balls Classic Secrets of Magic 199
Aldini Gedankendrucken nudist deck variations
Methode 1: Das Rasputin-Spiel
Methode 2: Aldinis Spielkarten-Presse (named card is printed)
Also published here
  • "Rough Stuff" (Al Aldini & Joe Berg)
Enzyklop├Ądie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 23
Aldini The Genie Deck Uses Joe Berg Atomic Deck. Magician manages to place peeked at card next to freely thought of card (cards are never named) Roughingly Yours 22
Aldini, Joe Berg Explanation of "Super Roughing" Not covering entire surface with roughing fluid, so can easily split the cards up (reprinted from "Rough Stuff" by Joe Berg and Aldini) Roughingly Yours 6
Aldini, Joe Berg, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Supremonition Freely named card is found vanished from the deck, Joker then changes into selection Roughingly Yours 46
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Nest of Boxes ring in nest of boxes, two methods The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 61
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Zombie Cabinet cabinet for Zombie ball, ball vanishes eventually or changes into a skull The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 87
Joe Berg, Karl Fulves Likeness small packet, one card is switchedInspired by
  • "Mistakes Will Happen" (Joe Berg, Here's New Magic, 1937)
Packet Switches (Part Two) 116
Joe Berg, Theo "Okito" Bamberg Ring on Wand rings with different colors, one is selected threaded on a ribbon and placed in a box, Wand is then pushed through the box and ring travels from ribbon on the wand, locking jap-box The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 100
Joe Berg Thumb Coin Vanish as transformation into multiple small coinsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 5) 717
Stewart Judah Six-Card Stunner prediction on blank card matches free choice of sixInspired by
  • "Pre-Cardiction" (Aldini, marketed by Joe Berg)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 844
Stewart Judah Jack's Gone fan of three cards shown, center card turns over, then changes to blank card, see also p. 856Inspired by
  • "The Bashful Queen" (Joe Berg)
Related to
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 851
Dai Vernon, Joe Berg Berg Knot Variation Inspired by
  • "Berg Knot" (Here's New Magic, 1937)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #7) 993
Ed Balducci, Frank Mireider The Auto Mazo Deck 1934, see also p. 63 for comment by Ralph W. Hull
#1 Thought of Card Reversed
#2 Alternate Reverse Trick
#3 Selected Card Found Reversed
#4 Selected Card Transferred from One Half of Pack to Another
#5 Three Card Monte
#6 The Vanishing Aces
Variations A History of the Brainwave Principle 58
Joe Berg The Ultra Mental Deck see also p. 86
- named card that is seen is reversed
- freely chosen card put reversed in deck, matching three-of-a-kind turns over
Inspired by A History of the Brainwave Principle 66
Earl Nelson Au Courant Dessert Magic Seminar, Joe Berg West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 1) 5
John Holland (reviewer) The Berg Book by Joe Berg Epoptica (Issue 6) 354
Joe Berg Joe Berg's Finger Routine stretching first finger Finger Secrets 13
Joe Berg, Richard Kaufman Miniature Card Pop-Out The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 44
Joe Berg Berg Palm The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 10
Doug Edwards, Joe Berg The Stunning Jumping Jack card jumps out as deck is riffled, half card on threadAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 1153
Joe Berg Berg Palm Neoclassics 16
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Mento Card Box by Joe Berg Epoptica (Issue 10) 513
Joe Berg, Dai Vernon Joe Berg Knot Seminarheft 6
Joe Berg Multiple Top Palm Ultra Cervon 48
Joe Berg Berg's Super Wallet description and four effects Card to Wallet 41
Joe Berg, Martin Gardner Knot from Nowhere & Variations thing where you don't let go of ends and still make knots Arcane (Issue 14) 191
Karl Fulves 3-Way Cut Inspired by
  • "A False Cut" (Joe Berg, The Berg Book, 1983)
Blocking Off 157
Nick Trost Automatic Lie Speller Lie Detector with verificationRelated to
  • "Gardner's Card Speller" (Joe Berg, Here's New Magic, 1937)
Also published here
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 155
Doug Edwards The Stunning, Jumping, Jack Selected Jack of Hearts pops out of the deck, then is found in the deck sandwiched between two black twos, then back changes colorInspired by
  • "The Trained Card" (Joe Berg, The Joe Berg Book)
Also published here
Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 143
Joe Berg Top Palm Hard-Boiled Mysteries 14
Richard Osterlind Tribute to Tarbell Inspired by Dynamic Mysteries 30
Joe Berg, Richard Osterlind Psychological Fan Force Dynamic Mysteries 32
Joe Berg The Berg Palm Palming: For The Terrified 18
Neal Elias A Tossed Reverse deck tossed from hand to hand one half at the time, selection remains in other hand face-upInspired by
  • discovery in Joe Berg's "Here's New Magic"
New Card Controls 66
Joe Berg, Ross Bertram Bertram-Berg Palm brief Tricks 153
Joe Berg Berg Palm Tricks 70
Joe Berg Bold Double Deal Related to
  • Here's New Magic (Joe Berg, 1937, p. 6)
Enchantments 421
Joe Berg, Dai Vernon Joe Berg Knot Compilation 40
Karl Fulves Cross Colors deck separated in colors, unknown black card pocketed by spectator, guessed by spectator, then red card pocketed by performer and guessed by him, both matchInspired by
  • Number Four in Joe Berg's Private Card Problems
Related to
Prolix (Issue 3) 172
Joe Berg Mental Miracle esoteric, apparently Moe Seidenstein'sRelated to
  • William Miesel's "Moe and his Miracles with Cards", 1986 p. 50
Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 54
Joe Berg Find it! spectator thinks of a card, estimation and sprectator reaction Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 55
Joe Berg Estimate behind the back estimate thickness of packet behind back Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 55
Bill Abbott, Joe Berg Ultra-Mental Mingling three presentations for cocktail reception environments
- The Joe Berg Original
- The Cocktail Psychic Presentation
- Cellular Telepathy
Cocktail Card Magic 26
J. W. Sarles Knot To Be Found not letting go of the endsInspired by
  • "Berg Hunter Knot" (Here's New Magic, Joe Berg)
Prolix (Issue 6) 400
Woody Aragon Convex Control control four aces to the bottom by pushing four piles of cards together on table.Inspired by A Book in English 65
Joe Berg A Mindreader's Dream four boxes with a coin in each, exchanged according to instructions, performer then reveals contents of each boxVariations Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 55
Mel Bennett Mel Bennett Notes using four coins with different dates on four cards insteadInspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 56
Karl Fulves KF Notes on Berg's "Dream" 1. Check Kiting
2. Horse Sense
3. The Traveler
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 9) 66
Karl Fulves The Berg Variations introInspired by Prolix (Issue 10) 669
Roy Walton The Berg Variations four two-card packets in a row, cards exchanged according to instructions, four cards match four mates that were set aside as predictionInspired by
  • "Mindreader's Dream" (Joe Berg)
Prolix (Issue 10) 669
Robert E. Neale The Berg Variations notes on the prop and procedureInspired by
  • "Mindreader's Dream" (Joe Berg)
Prolix (Issue 10) 670
Steve Beam Si-Decker Despite always lying, the deck provides the color, suit, and parity of the selected card, and then helps to locate it.Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 41
Tom Rose Finessed Berg Palm Inspired by From the Red Notebook 14