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Matt Schulien, Dorny Testing a Half Dollar gag, glass hammered onto coin
Also published here 1941 8
Matt Schulien Colin Kelly's Calling Card as "Mat Schulein, Sr.", deck dropped/sprung onto table, signed selection is found in spectator's glass
Also published here July 1947 337
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Dante, Max Malini, Maurice Fogel, Matt Schulien, Jerry Lukin's Listing, Ed Woolf, Glenn Gravatt, Al Flosso and more
Jan. 1949 501
Grasshopper Matches jumping match
Also published here 1949 10
Matt Schulien The Fifty Sponge Balls
Also published here 1949 30
Frank Joglar Combined S.A.M.-I.B.M. Convention (Backstage with Frank Joglar) on Marvin Roy, Clark Crandall, Goodliffe, Geoffrey Buckingham, Francis White, Paula Bird, Sorcar, Willane, Bert Allerton, Matt Schulien, Jimmy Muir, LePaul, John Ramsay, Dr. Jaks, Walter Gibson, Kuda Bux, Al Flosso, Zovello, Tommy Tucker and many more
  • International Night
  • National Night
  • More on the Conclave
  • News and Notes
  • The Hartmans
  • TV Topic
  • Check List
  • Instructions
  • One Versus Many
  • Magic Battle
June 1950 667
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Matt Schulien, Don Alan and his set, Clark Crandall
Sep. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 238)
953
Frances Ireland Marshall Back Talk on Rezvani, James Findley, De Vega, Max Andrews, Eddie Joseph, Ed Marlo, Paul LePaul, Don Alan, Matt Schulien
Nov. 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 333)
143
Frances Ireland Marshall Not The Best, But The Biggest on Matt Schulien, 1952 article
1959 7
Matt Schulien Matt's Fan Location card replaced in in-the-hands spread, first finger break when spread is closed
1959 15
Matt Schulien The Crimp Location and Steal corner crimp of card that is inserted at an angle
1959 16
Matt Schulien Card Appears in Hand deck spread face up on table, spectator is looking for his card, when he looks back at the performer he is seen holding the cards in front of him
1959 18
Matt Schulien The Palm one or multiple cards, standard methods with tips
1959 18
Matt Schulien Matt's Hideaway hold-out under belly or in knee, deck vanish story
1959 21
Matt Schulien Cut Palm Replacement replacing bottom half after tabled cut
1959 21
Matt Schulien Cut the Cards spectator cuts the deck right to his card which is face-up on bottom half
1959 23
Matt Schulien Gesture Bottom Reverse bold turnover of bottom card with gesture
1959 23
Matt Schulien The Card in the Hat deck dropped in hat, hat flicked from underneath and selection jumps out
1959 24
Matt Schulien Air Pressure air pressure turnover revelation
1959 24
Matt Schulien The Card in the Cuff selection found in cuff of performer's shirt sleeve
1959 25
Matt Schulien The Card in the Card Case classic removal
Related to 1959 26
Matt Schulien One Hand Discovery (One Card) Charlier cut, then fingers drag out a card from center which flips face up onto the top of the deck
1959 26
Matt Schulien One Hand Discovery - Two Cards two cards produced with one hand, up-down-movement
1959 28
Matt Schulien Spell It card spelled out with spectator's name, sleight of hand method with card starting in lap
1959 29
Matt Schulien Three Reversed three selections reverse at different positions at once
1959 30
Matt Schulien Deck Turnover
1959 31
Matt Schulien The Invisible Hair two halves held stepped in one hand, selection moves slowly down into view
1959 32
Matt Schulien The Slap Discovery
1959 33
Matt Schulien The Change single card, palmed card added, double shown, face card stolen with right thumb à la color change steal
1959 36
Matt Schulien The Professional Touch spectator finds the wrong card and sits on it, there it changes to the selection
Variations 1959 37
Matt Schulien Put It Back in the Deck spectator finds wrong card, when he turns it over it has changed surprisingly into selection
1959 38
Matt Schulien The Slam and Flip Over wrong selection changes into selection in the performer's hand as right hand slaps deck on table
1959 41
Matt Schulien Matt's Ribbon Spread Trick wrong card placed face down on ribbon spread which is flipped over, card jumps into other hand and turns over and has transformed into selection
  • Matt's current handling
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Jan. 1949, p. 293
1959 44
Matt Schulien One-Hand Cut Force bold, spectator is told to remember the card he sees during a Charlier cut
1959 48
Matt Schulien The Face Up Spread Force spectator thinks of a card in face-up spread, names it, and performer produces it, risky
Related to 1959 48
Matt Schulien The Fan Force partial fan held in one hand, spectator is asked to take a card
1959 49
Matt Schulien Matt's Call A Card Force spectator is asked to name a card, one is secretly shown
1959 50
Matt Schulien Matt's Face Down Spread Force cards scrambled on table in wash, spectator takes one
Related to 1959 51
Matt Schulien Find the Five Five is chosen, performer removes a Seven partially out of pocket which is then seen to be torn off to represent a Five
1959 57
Matt Schulien The Lie Test spectator's finger is moved over spread to locate selection with lie detector presentation
1959 57
Matt Schulien The X-Ray Eyes spectator sits on card, performer peeks into spectator's mouth and names selection
1959 58
Matt Schulien The Vanishing Deck deck vanishes except for one card, using manipulator's steal
1959 60
Matt Schulien, Dorny Testing a Half Dollar gag, glass hammered onto coin
Also published here 1959 61
Matt Schulien Bending a Spoon classic table gag of apparently bending a spoon against the table top
  • Fake Explanation (really bending the spoon)
1959 61
Matt Schulien Bending the Arm bending a spectator's wrist in a seemingly impossible way
1959 63
Matt Schulien Twister matches or sugar cubes between both hand's first fingers and thumbs, hands interlocked, matches penetrate
1959 64
Matt Schulien Matt's Match Magic match broken into thirds, head piece thrown away and it returns repeatedly, restoration climax
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, April 1940
1959 65
Matt Schulien The Jumping Match jumping match
Also published here 1959 66
Matt Schulien Matt's Goldfish Eating carrot fake, spectator is also offered a fish
1959 67
Matt Schulien Where Do You Want Your Card? spectator can choose whether the selection should come to top, bottom or middle, repeated, card travels somewhere else as climax
1959 75
Matt Schulien The Mental Fan Force Routine cards run through with faces towards spectator who thinks of one, card named and found, detailed with outs
  • A Sample Routine
Related to 1959 78
Matt Schulien Counting the Cards six cards counted off by spectator, spectator miscounts repeatedly, performer counts these cards as more cards, up to ten, spectators get packets to follow along, cards across with two packets of ten cards, finally half the deck travels from one spectator to another who was holding the other half
  • Phase I - "Give Me Six Cards"
  • Phase II - "Call a Number From Six to Ten"
  • Phase III - "Call A Number Less Than Six"
  • Phase IV - "Did You See How I Did That?"
  • Phase V - "How Many Did We Have?"
  • Phase VI - "Passing The Cards"
  • Phase VII - "Finale"
1959 83
Matt Schulien Undercount palm-off or block
1959 86
Matt Schulien Matt's Crazy Poker Deal spectator shuffles, performer deals five hands, third hand dealt openly from bottom, other hands shown first with some byplay, then third hand shown to be royal flush
1959 99
Matt Schulien The Cards and the Cigarette cigarette torn into four pieces, they gather under matrix-style with help of four bent cards
1959 100
Matt Schulien The Pea Can salt changes into liquid peas in pea can prop
1959 108
Matt Schulien The Half in the Bottle
1959 110
Matt Schulien The Fifty Sponge Balls
Also published here 1959 114
Matt Schulien Matt's Color Changing Knife Routine full routine
  • Part I - Introductory Color Changes
  • Part II - The Fake Explanation
  • Part III - Explanation With Two Knives
  • Part IV - "Put One In The Middle"
  • Part V - "I've Got Six Knives"
  • Part VI - Finish
1959 116
Matt Schulien A Knife Gag tiny knife appears with gag line
1959 125
Matt Schulien The Case of the Missing Handle part of the knife's handle comes off and back on
1959 125
Philip Reed Willmarth The Mystery at "1800" mysterious leaves appearing at Matt Schulien's restaurant windows
1959 126
Matt Schulien The Card in the Sugar corner of card travels into sugar cube packet, finished by plunger rise of chosen card minus the corner
1959 128
Matt Schulien The Corner in the Glass deck set on top of glass, torn-off corner of card appears in glass
Related toVariations 1959 130
Matt Schulien Card in the Matchbook
Variations 1959 132
Matt Schulien The Card Under the Tablecloth
Variations 1959 134
Matt Schulien "Here Comes Kelly" (The Card in the Glass) deck dropped/sprung onto table, signed selection is found in spectator's glass
Also published here 1959 139
Matt Schulien The Card on the Wall with thumb tack
1959 142
Philip Reed Willmarth The Real Secrets of Matt Schulien
1959 145
Matt Schulien A Summary of Matt's Advice on Magic
1959 151
Philip Reed Willmarth Schuliana on Matt Schulien's family
1959 159
Philip Reed Willmarth Bibliography references about Matt Schulien
1959 165
Matt Schulien Schulien Notes No. 423, no details, complete entry:
  • 1) Table Force
  • 2) Match box and torn card gag with switch
  • 3) Spread Load
  • 4) Card Control - Index finger.
1972 115
Matt Schulien Card from Case
Related to 1973 92
Matt Schulien Cardcase Load
1974 8
Russell T. Barnhart Schulien's Pile No. 6, spectator selects card from mess on table, it's his earlier selection (Matt Schulien used a psychological force)
1975 57
Paul Harris Drop-Shot corner and rest of card transpose with use of glass, inspired by "Corner in the Glass"
Also published here 1979 52
Jim Ryan On Matt Schulein anecdote on Matt Schulien
1981 18
Philip Reed Willmarth Bar Magic on bar magic, Jim Ryan and Matt Schulien
1981 19
Jim Ryan With Gratitude on Laurie Ireland, Ed Marlo, Paul LePaul, Matt Schulien
1981 24
Edward Marlo, Matt Schulien Cardcase Load
1982 154
Frank Garcia, Matt Schulien A Handful Of Entertainment color changing knives routine
1982 44
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Eugene Burger on Matt Schulien's Fabulous Card Discoveries by Eugene Burger (written by Eugene Burger) June 1983
Epoptica (Issue 4)
195
Eugene Burger A Memory on Matt Schulien
Also published here 1983 16
Eugene Burger The Card in the Matchbook
Inspired byAlso published here 1983 21
Eugene Burger The Corner in the Glass deck set on top of glass, corner of card appears torn off in glass
Inspired byAlso published here 1983 29
Eugene Burger The Card Under the Tablecloth
Inspired byAlso published here 1983 33
Chuck Morris Chuck Morris Flips! deck tossed onto table in a spread, selection appears face-up in center
Also published here
  • Magic of Matt Schulien, second edition
1984 (ca.) 3
Matt Schulien Card to Case
1985 27
Karl Fulves Interlocutor - 49 on self-working magic and book titles, "The Magic of Matt Schulien", response to Phil Wilmarth Linking Ring column
1988
Interlocutor (Issue 49)
213
Matt Schulien, Eugene Burger The Corner in the Glass deck set on top of glass, corner of card appears torn off in glass, champagne glass, larger corner
Inspired byVariations 1989 49
Matt Schulien Cutting Production Charlier cut, then finger pivot card out
1989 51
Edward Marlo, Matt Schulien False Withdrawal
1990 47
Michael Powers No Palm Corner in the Glass two handlings
Inspired by 1990 119
Steve Beam Leftovers on Michael Clancy, Wayne Kyzer, Bob Lund, Magic Inc, Matt Schulien, Frances Marshall
1992 820
Karl Norman Colour Changing Knives adaption of Matt Schulien's routine
1995 51
Danny Orleans Dark Corner tarot card is signed and placed on glass of water, corner of card appears in water
Inspired byRelated to 1995
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 18)
81
Edward Marlo, Matt Schulien Card Case load
1995
Labyrinth (Issue 3)
26
Edward Marlo, Matt Schulien Card from case extraction visible card actually in case is switched for card on outside of case during extraction
1995
Labyrinth (Issue 3)
26
Jim Sisti (reviewer) The Magic of Matt Schulien by Philip Reed Willmarth May/June 1995
The Magic Menu (Vol. 5 No. 29)
329
Paul Harris, Matt Schulien Drop Shot corner and rest of card transpose with use of glass, inspired by "Corner in the Glass"
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer)
113
Matt Schulien Card from Case Extraction
1996 30
Chris "Doc" Dixon Close Up Matt spectator finds the wrong card and sits on it, there it changes to the selection
Inspired by 1997 51
Matt Schulien Invisible Revelation from under box
1999 3
On Matt Schulien's Fabulous Card Discoveries
2000 99
Eugene Burger A Memory on Matt Schulien
Also published here 2000 104
Eugene Burger The Card in the Matchbook
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 106
Eugene Burger The Card Under the Tablecloth
Inspired byAlso published here 2000 111
Michael Close (reviewer) Schulien's - The Last Night by Matt Schulien, Al James Jan. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 5)
31
David Solomon Just Last Evening...
  • One Year Ago...
on being with Ed Marlo at Matt Schulien's
Jan. 2000
Magic (Vol. 9 No. 5)
104
Jon Racherbaumer The Matt Factors on Matt Schulien
Jan. 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 5)
60
Matt Schulien, Edward Marlo Card to Card Case
2004 38
Dani DaOrtiz The HLG Force
  • DaOrtiz a la Carte!
"Hommage to Lennart Green", face-up/face-down mess made on table, spectator takes a card
Related toAlso published here Aug. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 8)
34
Edward Marlo, Matt Schulien Card from Case Extraction
2017 45
Matt Schulien One Hand Card Fold one more fold than normal one-hand palm fold
July 2021
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Special Chicago Issue #1)
30
Dani DaOrtiz Forcing from a Fan as You Spread the Cards for the Spectator “Think-A-Card” spread force, card from middle is forced and then controlled, card’s identity can be predetermined, many touches that make it work, psychology, how to handle when it misses
  • Control or force
  • Starting situation
  • Spreading the cards (p. 78)
  • Getting to the selection
  • Controlling the card (p. 79)
  • Initial position for the force
  • How does it work… (p. 80)
    • A. Increasing urgency (p. 81)
      • The speed of the selection
      • The specific order
    • B. Apparent nonchalance
      • The surprised technique
  • The importance of a thought-of card…
  • Facing mistakes (p. 82)
  • Cards and cards...
  • Conclusion... (p. 83)
Related toAlso published here 2021 77
Matt Schulien, Edward Marlo Card to Card Case Extraction
2022 14