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Theodore Annemann A Matter of Policy story gag trick with twenty giant cards, ten democrats and ten republics, see page 54 for further comments and page 99 for improvement by Max Holden, see page 172 for improvement by Andrew Brennan
Related to June 1935
The Jinx (Issue 9)
Henry Christ Lies! Lies! Lies! corner short or one-way back
Related toVariations 1935
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935)
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details reference
Inspired by Apr. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 19)
Michael F. Zens Zens' Miracle Pocket to Pocket Trick three chosen cards, envelopes, repeating set-up deck
Related toVariations 1937 298
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper
Related toAlso published here Oct. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 37)
Paul Curry "Touch" prediction written on cards, deck of double facers
Variations 1937 44
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch"
Variations 1938 442
Paul Curry The Curry Turn-Over Change
VariationsAlso published here 1939 6
Paul Curry Lost and Found two spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, two other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back
1939 36
Paul Curry A Cur(r)i-ous Prediction spectator turns a card over behind his back which is predicted
1940 49
Paul Curry Reversed Card Transfer Switch as reversed card is transferred to bottom
Related to 1940 50
Paul Curry Card Reverse
1940 51
The Jumping Rubber Band classic
Related to 1941/27 134
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key card, "by no means new", for impromptu method see footnote
Related toVariations 1942 8
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on using adult methods when learning magic, John Scarne, James G. Thompson, Annemann, Miss Vivian St. John, Paul Curry and Russel Swann
June 1943 154
Paul Curry Out of this Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1944 216
Bruce Elliott The Back Room idea for Curry's "Out of this Phone Book", eliminating the cards and presentation for card frame both by Audley Walsh
Related to Feb. 1944 220
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper
Also published here 1944 59
John J. Crimmins Jr. Extra Joker Prediction
Related to 1945 74
Paul Curry Next! the selected card is found next to a card with the message "Your Card Will be next"
Related to 1945 75
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions
1945 78
Paul Curry I.O.U dime is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a penny. Under the npenny is a little circle of paper "IOU 9ct"
Related to 1945 161
Paul Curry Out Of This Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book
Related toAlso published here 1945 20
Bruce Elliott Silver Walls piece of paper is put between two coins, any number appears on the paper
Related to May 1945 336
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
VariationsAlso published here June 1945 348
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dell O'Dell, Ken Crossen, Paul Curry
Sep. 1945 375
Roger Barkann Follow the Leaders routine with red/black effects
  • prediction of red / black relationship (Phoenix No. 1)
  • Out of this World (not explained)
  • Follow the Leader (not explained)
  • Slop Shuffle Color Separation
Related to Mar. 1946 409
L. Vosburgh Lyons Discus Chinese compass, arrows on circle point always in same direction
Related to Mar. 1946 410
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Out of This World by Paul Curry 1946 28
Paul Curry New View deck in new deck order, spectator has the deck behind the back and puts one card reversed in the middle of the deck, exactly in order
Variations Feb. 1947 481
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Paul Fleming, Paul Curry, L. Vosburgh Lyons, Bill Grace, Richard Himber
Mar. 1947 488
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Apr. 1947 496
Paul Curry Cigarette Switch
Related to Apr. 1947 496
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1947 496
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Apr. 1947 500
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divined
Related to Apr. 1947 500
Paul Curry Curry Favors
May 1947 504
Paul Curry Two Minutes from Now spectator thinks stop at his selection when performer names the cards, position is predicted too
May 1947 504
Paul Curry Curry Favors
May 1947 505
Paul Curry Do As I Do
Related toVariations May 1947 505
Paul Curry Curry Favors on the Indian rope mystery
June 1947 512
Paul Curry On and Off two ribbon rings threaded through a nut and lowered into a hat, under a handkerchief the selected ribbon penetrates the nut
Related to June 1947 512
Paul Curry Curry Favors on Touch and variations of it
July 1947 520
Paul Curry Ripping, Eh, What! while tearing the envelopes open, used for Annemann's Pseudo Psychometry
Also published here July 1947 520
Paul Curry Thar She Blows! presentation idea for revealing a card
Also published here July 1947 520
Paul Curry Curry Favors
July 1947 524
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1947 524
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Wheately, Paul Curry, Bill Larsen, Vernon, Felix Greenfield
July 1947 524
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Aug. 1947 528
Paul Curry The Whispering Jokers card is removed, all card named and removed one named instead of joker, selection is named
Related toVariations Aug. 1947 528
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Aug. 1947 532
Paul Curry Gutter Magic card is found on the street, destroyed and vanished, then found again at the same spot as in the beginning
Also published here Aug. 1947 532
Paul Curry Think of a Card spectator cuts thought-of card to face of stacked deck and then loses it
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1947 532
Paul Curry Curry Favors on Ed Marlo
Sep. 1947 540
Paul Curry Haunted Pack Variation
Sep. 1947 540
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Sep. 1947 544
Paul Curry Miscalled
Related toVariations Sep. 1947 544
Paul Curry Torn Center Billet Improvement
Related toAlso published here Oct. 1947 552
Paul Curry Curry Favors on advertising and one way principle
Also published here Nov. 1947 556
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Nov. 1947 560
Paul Curry Two Together spectator and performer think of a card in their half and note them on a business card, halves are put together back to back and two cards slipped of together, the noted cards are slipped of at the same time
Related toVariations Nov. 1947 560
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Dec. 1947 568
Paul Curry Mindreading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selected
Related to Dec. 1947 568
George G. Kaplan Double-Back Corner-Short Location out of the room selection
Related to 1948 44
Dai Vernon Message in the Flames center tear handling
Related toVariations 1948/27 149
Dai Vernon, Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1949 672
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo, Bert Allerton Ten Card Deal P.S. further ideas on the ten card poker deal
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1949 681
John Murray Take Ten finale for ten card poker deal, all cards are put in separated envelopes
Related toAlso published here June 1949 719
Paul Curry, Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, with reflex beginning
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1949 764
Gerald Kosky Letter from Gerald Kosky to Bruce Elliott ideas on Pocketed
Related to Dec. 1949 772
Elizabeth Warlock Linklater with a piece of wood, similar working to Dean's Box
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 1950 846
Tom Ransom New(er) View impromptu version of the Curry effect
Inspired by July 1951 931
Bill Simon Coincidence repeated mate coincidence, two halves, dealing cards simultaneously
Inspired byRelated to 1952 29
Paul Curry You're a Liar presentational idea
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1952 982
Paul Curry Fourth Dimensional Turning idea for S.S. Adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back
Also published here Apr. 1952 1009
Edward Marlo Touch Retouched - Retouched card reversed by spectator is predicted, force, see page 196 for credits
Inspired by 1953 138
Edward Marlo Under-the-Spread Switch as card is tabled
Related toVariations 1953 160
Jack Avis Loops Entwined under handkerchief
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1953 1098
Jack Yates Match Miracle spectator reverses one of four matches and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1954 9
Bill Bowman Clipped clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link, see p. 56 for variation with three clips
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1954 38
Paul Curry The Turn-Over Change plus variation
1955 15
Stewart Judah, George Karger, Al O'Hagan, Jesse J. Langston Jr., G. E. Emme, Stewart James, Paul Curry, Ronald B. Edwards Clipped Again more ideas and tips for Bowman's Clipped
Inspired byRelated to 1955 105
Paul Curry You're A Liar
Also published here 1956 109
Paul Curry, Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, slit, with reflex beginning
Also published here 1956 169
Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Dai Vernon, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card
Also published here 1956 190
Paul Curry Torn Center
Related toAlso published here 1956 210
Paul Curry Curry's Paradox Various geometrical vanishes of squares in rectangles and squares
Variations 1956 139
Martin Gardner Curry Triangles Geometrical vanishes with triangles
Inspired by 1956 145
Paul Curry Three-piece Squares Cut square into three pieces, rearrange to get hole
1956 153
Paul Curry, Martin Gardner Two-piece Squares Cut square into two pieces, rearrange to get hole
1956 153
Paul Curry Curry's Version Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation
1956 160
Edward Marlo, Paul Curry Marlo-Curry Change Variation
1959 11
Paul Curry Der Lügendedektor presentational idea
Also published here 1959
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 3)
Paul Curry The Turnover Change
1962 215
Bill Simon, Paul Curry 1-2-3-4
1962 231
Harry Lorayne, Paul Curry Multiple Change Curry Turnover Change for multiple cards
1962 263
Edward Marlo Do As I Do "Eleventh Effect", with two decks, two methods
Inspired byRelated to 1962 18
Martin Gardner Introduction on Paul Curry
1965 1
Paul Curry Chapter One: By Way of Background
1965 7
Paul Curry Chapter Two: The Old, Old Tricks magic history, Egyptian magicians, The Discovery of Witchcraft, Charles Dickens, Cagliostro, Pinetti, Robert-Houdin
1965 11
Paul Curry Chapter Three: The Magician's Image on Alexander Herrmann, Hoffmann's Modern Magic, Harry Kellar, Howard Thurston
1965 37
Paul Curry Chapter Four: Houdini and After on Harry Houdini, T. Nelson Downs, Nate Leipzig, Fred Keating, Joseph Dunninger, Emil Jarrow, Ade Duval, Cardini, Jack Gwynne
1965 47
Paul Curry Chapter Five: The New Conjurers on Milbourne Christopher, amateur magicians, famous actors, authors and other celebrities, who did magic, John Scarne, Clayton Rawson, Jimmy Grippo
1965 65
Paul Curry Chapter Six: What Became of Gravity on the Indian Rope Trick, levitation
1965 79
Paul Curry A Pencil - A Ring - and Gravity ring levitates up and down on pencil, then pencil levitates
1965 95
Paul Curry Chapter Seven: Into Thin Air on disappearance
1965 101
Paul Curry Where Does the Ducks Go? break-away box
1965 110
Paul Curry The Joker Knows spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case
Variations 1965 116
Paul Curry Chapter Eight: Out of Nowhere on appearance
1965 125
Paul Curry Made Whole Again on sawing a person in half
1965 137
Paul Curry The Cut and Restored String
1965 145
Paul Curry Chapter Nine: Ties that Do Not Bind on escapes
1965 153
Paul Curry String Around the Fingers like the jumping rubber band, with a long string and the fingers are fixed with a rubberband
Related to 1965 160
Paul Curry On and Off washer penetrates string under handkerchief
1965 165
Paul Curry Chapter Ten: The Power of Thought on mentalism and the history of the two person telepathy
1965 173
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected card
Related to 1965 183
Paul Curry Chapter Eleven: Of Things to Come on predictions
1965 193
Paul Curry Three Cards in the Future three card prediction
Related to 1965 195
Paul Curry Chapter Twelve: The Quick and the Dead on spiritualism, seance, Fox Sisters, Davenport brothers
1965 205
Paul Curry A Simple Spirit Séance
1965 224
Paul Curry Chapter Thirteen: The Mind Reels Henry Green performing Out of this World for Winston Churchill
1965 237
Paul Curry Out of this World
1965 239
Paul Curry The Case of the Missing Hat cards with magicians and with hats, story trick
Related toVariations 1965 248
Paul Curry Bibliography
1965 261
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control
  • Part One: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (RBBR-RBBR-...)
  • Part Two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
  • Part Three: number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1967 111
Paul Curry Probability Zero ten business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match
Related toAlso published here Aug. 1967 113
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force continued on p. 198
Related to July 1968 194
Paul Maurer, Paul Curry Der Mitternachtstrick selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
Inspired by 1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 2)
Paul Curry Paul Curry's Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link
Also published here 1968 117
Paul Curry In the Balance weighing puzzle, see also p. 312 for variation by Ben Braude
Related to July 1969 269
Paul Curry In the Balance solution to weighing puzzle
Related to Aug. 1969 274
Aldini, Paul Curry Mental-Matic Deck Name of card written on back of a card, matches freely thought of card
Inspired by 1969 38
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale, see also p. 340 & 342
Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Psychological Loser" (Daniel Dobson, Tokyo Trickery by Takinshi Nemoto, Magic Inc.)
Also published here
Mar. 1970 325
Roy Walton Devilish Die die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die
Related toAlso published here Winter 1970
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio)
Paul Curry, Harry Lorayne The Color-Changing Deck Lorayne's handling for Curry's routine
1971 239
Karl Fulves One Finger Double push-off with apparently a single finger
Related toVariations 1971 18
Edward Marlo, Henry Christ Marlo on the Christ Force as key card placement, five variations
Related to Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
J. W. Sarles End Result in-the-hands version
Inspired byVariations Nov. 1971 465
Rolf Andra Mental-Test set of number cards is shuffled and spectator numbers them correctly on the back, set of ESP cards and spectator locates his chosen symbol
Related to 1971
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 5)
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Hell's Fire! five business cards with words on them, spectator divines them correclty
Inspired by 1972
Magick (Issue 59)
Lin Searles Half Passed Turnover
Related toAlso published here 1973 30
Jerry K. Hartman Mentalias Use of signed card to divine thought-of card
Inspired byRelated to 1973 64
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
July 1974
Epilogue (Issue 21)
Paul Curry First - a Few Apologies
Paul Curry The Problem Of Card 13 spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317)
1974 1
Paul Curry Block Turnover Packet Switch
1974 5
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts see also Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's"
Related toVariations 1974 7
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
Variations 1974 8
Paul Curry Mission Incredible spectator shuffles thirteen cards of one suit and arrange them in order without looking, double facer and duplicates
Related to 1974 11
Paul Curry Houdini's Legacy circle is drawn on a card, deck cut somewhere, the name of the cut to card is now written in the circle
Variations 1974 16
Paul Curry Missing Link two rope rings link
1974 20
Paul Curry IOU quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. Under the nickel is a little circle of paper "IOU 20ct"
1974 25
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 28
Paul Curry Kissing Cards King and Queen of same suit travel to the center of the deck
VariationsAlso published here 1974 32
Paul Curry The Drawback Double Lift
Related toVariations 1974 36
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top
1974 38
Paul Curry The Time Change color change with the drawback double lift
1974 39
Paul Curry The Drawback Vanish with the aid of the drawback double lift
1974 41
Paul Curry Turnabout arrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction
Related to 1974 42
Paul Curry The Twist Turnover secretly gives a quarter turn in the act of turning over
1974 43
Paul Curry Don't Lie To Me two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1974 47
Paul Curry Spread Shuffle
1974 49
Paul Curry The Red And The Black spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the Aces
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 53
Paul Curry Turn of the Century setting double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 57
Paul Curry Think Of Twenty-Five mindreading presentation, magician matches the put down cards with the mates.
1974 62
Paul Curry More Power To The Thought one deck
1974 67
Paul Curry The Missing Thought spectator sits on a card, looks at all the other cards, magician checks all the cards he receives on a pad, except the chosen one
1974 71
Paul Curry Alias Sherlock Holmes center tear presentation, revealing the word by analyzing the burnt paper
1974 75
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, twenty-four duplicates
Related to
  • "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101)
Also published here
1974 78
Paul Curry Fake Casing half the deck apparently placed in case
1974 80
Paul Curry A Penny For Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1974 83
Paul Curry The Tap Pass tapping one half on the other as a cover, also as packet switch (see p. 99)
Related to 1974 89
Paul Curry The World Revisited some credit information and the classic routine
Related to 1974 91
Paul Curry Best Of Possible Worlds
1974 94
Paul Curry A Show Of Hands cutting the high card with the spectator, the magician has the influence when he wins and loses
1974 96
Paul Curry Mindmaster spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they are mixed or have the same color
1974 100
Paul Curry Odds And Evens spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total
1974 106
Paul Curry ...and That's It!
1974 108
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Haines, Paul Curry, Ed Schuman, Daryl Smith, Gordon Bruce, The Magic Circle, Eric Eswin, Francis Giles, Alex Elmsley's lines o say to a friend after a bad show
Related to Dec. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Karl Fulves One Finger Double Lift
Inspired byRelated to 1975 99
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Paul Curry Presents by Paul Curry 1975
Interlocutor (Issue 3)
Paul Curry Never in a Lifetime two shuffled halves, magician does the same as spectator, both separate cards into red and black
Also published here 1975 1
Joe Riding, Paul Curry Mission Accomplished
Inspired by May 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Paul Curry Multiple Thought Power two decks, with three selections simultaneously
1976 1
Paul Curry Extraction Displacement as touched card is outjogged and turned over
1976 2
Al Mann A Link with Eternity - An Object Lesson in the Art of Mindreading presentation and analysis of a mentalism routine
Related to 1976 1
Paul Curry Letter to Rick Johnsson
1976 42
Paul Curry "Dirty Tricks" story trick, cards with donkeys (democrats) and elephants (republicans), missing hat puzzle, one card vanishes among four other cards
Related to 1976 1
Paul Curry First - an excuse..
Paul Curry Half Gone half of the deck vanishes from a handkerchief
Also published here 1977 1
Paul Curry Bluff Pass done face up
1977 2
Paul Curry Teacher's Pet with sucker presentation
1977 4
Paul Curry Out Of Sight eight kings, cards of a suit end up in order after a sequence of shuffling and switching, mind reading presentation
1977 7
Charles T. Jordan, Paul Curry Interlocking Chain Principle with a ruse to make the shuffle more convincing
1977 9
Paul Curry Tops Of The Heaps Ace to Four instead of four aces
1977 13
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between two coins, shell
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1977 16
Paul Curry Random Harvest spectator finds shuffled face down numbered cards in order and fails at your predicted number
1977 19
Paul Curry Second Deal with cut out half circle
1977 22
Paul Curry Double Lift with cut out circle
1977 24
Paul Curry Phantasy Under Glass under glass bowl, ends clean
1977 26
Paul Curry Under Wraps performer's hand is wrapped in a clear plastic bag, ends clean
1977 30
Paul Curry By Any Other Name the initials of a thought of card appear on a joker (Glorpy)
1977 32
Paul Curry Joining The Ladies three cards are torn in halves and the pieces shuffled, then mixed (with help of a chart), finally all pieces are next to their equivalent
Related toVariations 1977 35
Paul Curry Triple Threat first mates in two piles, second every card matches
Inspired by 1977 38
Paul Curry Position Change a card's position is changed while turned over
1977 40
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
1977 43
Paul Curry The Open Prediction with gimmick
Variations 1977 44
Hans E. Trixer Compas-sion
Related to 1977 48
Paul Curry The Side Pass with variation where hand is holding the pack at one's side
Related to 1977 55
Paul Curry Out Of Mind
Inspired by 1977 58
Paul Curry That Extra Something 25 cards are dealt into five piles, prediction of the order of a selected one
1977 63
Paul Curry Past, Present And Future two decks, three cards match, (apparently original) version of Paul Curry's "Touch"
Related to 1977 68
Paul Curry, John Scarne Scarne's Psychic Experiment
1977 71
Paul Curry The Charm Of Luck a talisman influences the outcome
1977 74
Paul Curry Concept Of A Classic
Inspired by 1977 77
Paul Curry A Turn In Time four blanks, two rubberbands, signed card reverses in the banded packet
1977 82
Paul Curry, Terry Morgan Future Shock two sets of ESP cards match, swindle switch
Related to 1977 90
Paul Curry, Terry Morgan Simply Miraculous corner is torn from card, card vanishes from deck and appears in envelope, gimmick for switching corners, pocket card
1977 1
Harry Lorayne Ultra Bind two ropes link
Inspired by 1977 294
Steven Kuske OOTW
Related to Feb. 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 6)
Paul Curry Paul Curry Writes on Out Of This World and as a response to reference
Inspired by June 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10)
Paul Curry Spaced Out blue-backed and red-backed card with different suit symbol holes punched out, holes switch places
1978 1
Karl Fulves Black on Black spade packet dealt, spectator slaps hand on one spade and it transforms into named joker, no method
Related to 1978 80
Paul Curry The Sliding Knot - Restoration Supre
1978 1
Paul Curry The Sliding Knot rope held by two assistants, cut and knotted, knot can be moved and opened at any point
Also published here 1978 1
Paul Curry Restoration Supreme cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restoration
Also published here 1978 5
Paul Curry The Color Changing Deck one red/blue double backer
Also published here 1978 1
Edward Marlo The Re-Opened Prediction
  • 2nd Method
  • 3rd Method
  • 4th Method: The Spectator's Open Prediction (based on Curry's in reference)
  • The Final Method
Inspired by 1979 153
Karl Fulves The Sliding Knot credit information
Related to 1979
Interlocutor (Issue 32)
Steve Beam, Don Morris Just Joking based on a Paul Curry idea from Magician's Magic (?), card vanishes and appear in pocket, with Jokers, as an Out
1979 12
G. E. Emme, Harold Turner, Dai Vernon, Elmer Applegit, Jesse Schimmel Der Geldschein und die Büroklammer
  • Zwei-Klammern-Verbindung
  • Drei-Klammern-Verbindung
Related to Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
Edward Marlo, Paul Curry The Joker Reads Minds spectator thinks of card and reads order of shuffled deck, spectator should misread joker as selection, it is divined, six methods
Also published here 1980
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
Paul Curry, Edward Marlo, Roger Crosthwaite In The Air Turnover Change
Oct. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 10)
Paul Curry The Disappearing Rabbit
Variations 1980 2
Karl Fulves Rabbit Reunion Curry's effect with 2 rabbits vanishing one by one
Inspired by 1980 6
Karl Fulves Notes By Karl Fulves on Curry's effect
Related to 1980 9
Lewis Ganson, Paul Curry, Cy Endfield, Audley Walsh Convincers
  • The Bent Corner
  • The Tacked Card (Paul Curry / Cy Endfield)
  • Paper Clip Climax (Audley Walsh)
1980 15
Karl Fulves Mathematical 3-Card Monte
Variations 1980 59
Edward Marlo Marlo's "Card Thirteen in Spades" spectator selects all spades, deck with all spades
Inspired by
  • Racherbaumer (New Pentagram, Nov. 1979)
Related to
Nov. 1981
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 11)
Paul Curry Pass Switch-Out
1981 10
John A. M. Howie Verschnürt two shoe laces link and unlink, several phases, with pen and finger ring
Inspired byAlso published here May 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 1)
Paul Curry Die vierte Dimension idea for S.S. Adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back
Also published here June 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Daryl Martinez, Paul Curry, Bill Simon Sleightly Touched unknown card reversed, magician locates card of same suit and value
Variations 1982 42
Thomas Alan Waters Decideal outcome is predicted
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue)
Karl Fulves Magna II using book as impromptu easel
Inspired by 1982 32
Paul Curry Rot und Schwarz spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the Aces
Also published here July 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 2)
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
1983 98
David Britland Seconds Out...
Inspired by Oct. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 30)
Paul Curry Mixmaster Ace through King apparently mixed according to spectator's wishes, but order is original one, except two predicted cards
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1981
Jan. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
Jan. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Paul Curry, Howard A. Adams Matchmaker five ESP cards, torn in half, matching routine, see also following item, for credit information see reference
Related to 1984
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
Paul Curry Matchmaker - Telephone Version version of previous item over the telephone, five ESP cards are torn in half, matching routine
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
Paul Curry The Curry Turnover Change
1984 129
Edward Marlo On Curry's Think of a Card prediction written on playing card, under-the-spread placement
Inspired by
  • "Think of a Card?" (Paul Curry, 1978, Supreme Magic Company)
Also published here
  • MUM, Apr. 1983
1984 69
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo Strong Cider credit information
Inspired byAlso published here 1984 163
Jon Racherbaumer Pensées thoughts on various topics, Dan Greenburg, Looy Simonoff, A Swindle of Sorts, Raymond Smullyan, Marx Brothers, magazine The Magic Wand
Related to 1984 185
Paul Curry Der Curry-Turnover-Change
Also published here Nov. 1984
Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2)
Paul Curry Turnover Change
Oct. 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 10)
Jerry K. Hartman Suit-De-Suit different method without bluff-switch
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 169
Thomas Alan Waters Pagency word is selected from a book and named to the performer, he names correct position in dictionary
Related to 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys)
Paul Curry, Frederick Braue Curry Turnover Change (Braue Handling)
Inspired by 1985 25
Paul Curry 3) The Mental Thinkier
Also published here 1985 13
Paul Curry Probability Zero No. 2, ten business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match
Also published here 1985 3
Paul Curry Out of this World
Oct. 1985
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 1)
David Britland Sagittarius out-of-hand selection, performer stabs reversed card next to selection, Henry Christ Force inspired
Related to 1986 20
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the passing of Paul Curry, Rich Bloch
Feb. 1986
Magick (Issue 365)
Dai Vernon, Henry Christ The Vernon One-Handed Shift see Curry reference for credit to Henry Christ
Related to 1987 25
Paul Curry, Bob Haines Zens a la Curry with two selections
Inspired by Apr. 1987
Magick (Issue 388)
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Paul Curry
Apr. 1987
Magick (Issue 388)
Paul Curry Curry Turnover Change
1988 34
Edward Marlo Staggering Power of Thought mates found when dealing through two halves simultaneously
Inspired byVariations 1988 16
Paul Curry One, Two, Three one card has a slit, with clean up and credit information on the principle
Sep. 1989
Epoptica (Issue 12)
Ken Krenzel Paul Curry's Open Prediction outline of method with card shelf
1990 50
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Related to 1991 9
Jerry K. Hartman, Lin Searles Half-Passed Turnover with variations
  • Spread Half-Passed Turnover
Also published here 1991 92
Jerry K. Hartman Mentalias II using interesting force, spectator lies at his card
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1991 454
Jerry K. Hartman In Better Order packet is dealt and spectator puts three cards in the pile, cards are in order, similar effect as Curry's Swindle of Sorts
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "The Linking Ring" June, 1975. P. 76.
1991 468
Jerry K. Hartman Suit-de-Suits different method without bluff-switch
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 470
Jerry K. Hartman Thinker's Whim
Inspired by 1991 641
Paul Curry, Frederick Braue For Nikola Routine could be done with any stack
1992 6