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Charles T. Jordan Preface Thirty Card Mysteries 1
Charles T. Jordan Chapter I - Trailing the Dovetail Shuffle to its Lair "(with sidelights on one or two other shuffles)"
interlocking chain principle with up to three riffle shuffles
Thirty Card Mysteries 7
Charles T. Jordan Close Range Mind Reading No. 1, cards riffle shuffled once, low values removed, remaining thirty-two cards dealt into two piles, one card moved over and located, interlocking chains Thirty Card Mysteries 11
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mind Reading No. 2, card trick performed via mail, deck riffle shuffled once and cut in two halves, one card moved from one half to the other and either half mailed back Thirty Card Mysteries 12
Charles T. Jordan Allowing a Spectator to Shuffle general comments Thirty Card Mysteries 16
Charles T. Jordan The Premo No. 3, card located after three riffle shuffles, interlocking chains, optional with marked deck or blindfolded Thirty Card Mysteries 17
Charles T. Jordan A Novel Detection No. 4, spectator counts down cards and remembers the last one, halves riffle shuffled together, interlocking chains Thirty Card Mysteries 22
Charles T. Jordan The Dealing Dovetail Detection No. 5, card is found after lots of real shuffling Thirty Card Mysteries 25
Charles T. Jordan Back and Front Count Sorting Thirty Card Mysteries 26
Charles T. Jordan Red/Black Shuffle running single cards in the center Thirty Card Mysteries 27
Charles T. Jordan The Rolling-off-a-Log Detection No. 6, card removed is found out, unusual presentation with card rolled to tube, one suit together Thirty Card Mysteries 28
Charles T. Jordan The Full Hand No. 7, four spectators select four cards each, those sixteen cards are riffle shuffled by performer and dropped in hat, performer takes out the cards of each spectator without looking Thirty Card Mysteries 30
Charles T. Jordan Perfect Riffle Shuffle without details, four shuffles for sixteen cards to recycle, "Mr. Downs, however, can handle a full pack of 52 cards withthe degree of dexterity necessary to restore its original order." Thirty Card Mysteries 32
Charles T. Jordan Chapter II - Tricks of an Impromptu Nature "(requiring little or no skill)"
chapter intro
Thirty Card Mysteries 35
Charles T. Jordan The Simplicity Speller No. 9, card selected and cut into deck, long phrase with selection spelled, spelling to twenty-sixth card Thirty Card Mysteries 37
Charles T. Jordan The Trio No. 10, also "The Thirty-first Mystery", three cards predicted, new deck opened and three selected, three duplicates palmed to deck Thirty Card Mysteries 40
Charles T. Jordan Odd or Even No. 11, spectator cuts off pile and spectator divined whether it's an odd or even number Thirty Card Mysteries 42
Charles T. Jordan The Escape No. 12, card travels from rubber-banded half to other half, cards are secretly propelled to other half Thirty Card Mysteries 42
Charles T. Jordan The Bare-Faced Detection No. 13, card chosen by cutting, found with the faced towards the spectators at all timesRelated to
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
Thirty Card Mysteries 45
Charles T. Jordan The Twentieth Century Puzzle No. 14, chosen cards are returned into deck one by one and divined Thirty Card Mysteries 46
Charles T. Jordan Telepathic Control No. 15, card chosen after some dealing is divined Thirty Card Mysteries 48
Charles T. Jordan Multiple Card Glimpse during in-the-hands riffle shuffle Thirty Card Mysteries 48
Charles T. Jordan Chapter III - Feats Requiring More or Less Manipulative Ability chapter intro Thirty Card Mysteries 50
Charles T. Jordan The Single-Card Reverse No. 16 Thirty Card Mysteries 50
Charles T. Jordan Shuffle Reverse at the end of an overhand shuffle Thirty Card Mysteries 50
Charles T. Jordan The Half-Pack Reverse No. 17 Thirty Card Mysteries 52
Charles T. Jordan Half Reverse Cut bottom half is flipped over with left thumb as top half is cut to tableRelated to Thirty Card Mysteries 53
Charles T. Jordan The Alternate Reverse No. 18, every other card is openly reversed, they all right themselves again Thirty Card Mysteries 54
Charles T. Jordan Two Halves Exchange Related to Thirty Card Mysteries 55
Charles T. Jordan The Pack that Cuts Itself No. 19, rubber banded deck cuts itself at selectionVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 56
Charles T. Jordan The Impossible Journey No. 20, selection comes to top in rubber banded deck, executing classic pass with rubber banded deckVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 58
Charles T. Jordan Our Friends, the Aces No. 21, Conus-type gag phase, Aces vanish from three piles, but there are Jokers in fourth pile, they change back to Aces, duplicate Ace and four Jokers Thirty Card Mysteries 59
Charles T. Jordan Count Steal right hand counts cards from deck in left hand one by one, packet stolen at one point from bottomAlso published here Thirty Card Mysteries 63
Charles T. Jordan Leave it to the Aces No. 22, Aces pushed in deck, named Ace lies next to selection, using Diagonal Palm ShiftVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 64
Charles T. Jordan The Phantom Aces No. 23, four Aces are alternated in color, spectator cannot take two of same color Thirty Card Mysteries 65
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count Thirty Card Mysteries 65
Charles T. Jordan Chapter IV - Feats Requiring Previous Preparation chapter intro Thirty Card Mysteries 67
Charles T. Jordan Coluria No. 25, thirty-two-deck of cards is cut and dealt into six piles, two remaining cards pocketed, colors of top cards code bottom cards and cards in pocket, done out-of-room Thirty Card Mysteries 68
Charles T. Jordan Satan's Trance No. 26, four cards removed from thirty-two-card deck and put in envelope, lights out, when lights are back on the names of cards are written on envelopeVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 70
Charles T. Jordan Change Your Mind? No. 27, one of two cards thought-of, replaced, found Thirty Card Mysteries 72
Charles T. Jordan Spelling Any Card Called For No. 28, full deck stackVariationsAlso published here Thirty Card Mysteries 74
Charles T. Jordan The Card and Number System No. 29, spectator deals piles, selects one, adds values, counts down to number and the card there is predicted Thirty Card Mysteries 76
Charles T. Jordan The Card and Bag Mystery No. 30, Joker is put in envelope and pierced with thread inside a bag, it transposes with a selection, duplicate Thirty Card Mysteries 77
Charles T. Jordan Adios Thirty Card Mysteries 80
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Pocket Tricks 2
Charles T. Jordan The Mesmerized Alarm Clock No. 1, alarm clock set at any time by spectator and covered with napkin, hour divined Ten New Pocket Tricks 3
Charles T. Jordan The Bewitched Umbrella No. 3, spectator cannot lift umbrella from performer's hand, thread Ten New Pocket Tricks 6
Charles T. Jordan The Vanishing Coin No. 4, coin dropped into glass under handkerchief cover vanishes, no glass disc Ten New Pocket Tricks 8
Charles T. Jordan Paper Tearing Supreme No. 5 Ten New Pocket Tricks 10
Louis Haley, Charles T. Jordan New Coin Trick No. 6, "a la Hang Ping Chien"
six coins under handkerchief on table transpose with die underneath table, coins with wax surface
Ten New Pocket Tricks 12
Charles T. Jordan The Psychic Ring Release No. 7 Ten New Pocket Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Mind Reader No. 8, sixteen words written on numbered papers, one chosen and divined, with memory system for sixteen items Ten New Pocket Tricks 16
Charles T. Jordan Up Your Sleeve No. 9, coin dropped in sleeve and extracted from elbow Ten New Pocket Tricks 20
Charles T. Jordan The Mystic Knife No. 10, penknife dropped in glass under handkerchief cover, vanishes, reproduced from pocket Ten New Pocket Tricks 21
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 1
Charles T. Jordan The Amazing Aces No. 1, four face-down cards put aside, Aces placed into four piles, they vanish are are the face-down cards Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 2
Charles T. Jordan Partial Packet Switch with left third-finger wedge break, right hand with packet drops some cards on deck and other are placed on remaining card with left fingers from behind Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 3
Charles T. Jordan Half-Pass Packet Switch back-to-back packet secretly turned over at rear of deck Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan The Triple Escape No. 4, deck with selection is rubber banded cross-wise, cased, rubber banded again and sealed in envelope, yet selection is produced from elsewhere Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 10
Charles T. Jordan Reverse English on the X-Ray No. 5, x-ray deck openly shown, card from another deck inserted, spectator looks through hole at index, card predicted, repeated Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 12
Charles T. Jordan The Stabbed Pair No. 6, spectator stabs knife in paper-wrapped deck between two selections Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan The Brain Twister No. 7, deck has hole at one end with thread, selection reverses itself despite thread Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 15
Charles T. Jordan The Winged Cards No 8, two times ten cards in handkerchiefs, three cards travel across Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan Double Deal brief Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan Count Steal right hand counts cards from deck in left hand one by one, packet stolen at one point from bottom, also as undercount on p. 19Also published here Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 18
Charles T. Jordan, T. Nelson Downs The Spelling Fool! No. 9, spelling to suits and through values Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan The Suits Unscrambled No. 10, all four Royal Flushes are shuffled together, performer memorized them apparently and brings out named suit from behind back Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 21
Charles T. Jordan Four-Way Sorting to back or front and up and down joggedRelated to Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 22
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 1
Charles T. Jordan The Cord Restored No. 1, with borrowed stiff cord Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 2
Charles T. Jordan A New Ring Release No. 2, inside paper box Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan Another Date-Reading Trick No. 4, coins collected in head, date announced and coin instantly removed with that date, repeated, coin rubbed with soap Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 10
Charles T. Jordan The Ubiquitous Poker Chip No. 5, three hats and three red, blue and white chips are distributed, they assembleRelated to
  • "The Patriotic Billard Balls" (Hatton & Plate)
Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 12
Charles T. Jordan The "Full-View" Color-Changing Thimble No. 6, wax Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan The Letter-Mailing Mystery No. 7, stack of chips with numbers, set of envelopes, envelope and postage chosen with stack of chips are divined Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan A Clean Ball Production No. 8, empty glass put in paper tube, ball rolls out, wax Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan A Manipulative Opening No. 9, card, thimble and billiard ball are produced Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 21
Charles T. Jordan The Book Mystery No. 10, page selected with knife stab, word counted to according to time on watch, word predicted, this book is a forcing book in which the fourteenth word on every page is "magician" Ten New Miscellaneous Tricks 22
Charles T. Jordan Preface Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 2
Charles T. Jordan The Spirit Aces No. 1, four Sevens and four Aces in piles on table, two Sevens put on top of deck followed by two Aces, yet Aces are on table and all four Sevens on top of deck, two extra Aces and step gaffAlso published here Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 3
Charles T. Jordan The Spook Card No. 2, card vanishes from small packet, five peek cardsRelated to Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 6
Charles T. Jordan The Demon Color Change No. 3, multiple consecutive changes, second and rear cards remain the same, using glued triple cards Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 7
Charles T. Jordan Double Facer Color Change front card drops to fingers under cover of other hand to perpendicular position, turned over Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 9
Charles T. Jordan A Unique Reverse No. 4, thought-of picture card reverses itself in the deck, using cards glued back-to-back at one end with one cut short Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 10
Charles T. Jordan Divino No. 5, deck dealt into two piles, card at position in one half remembered, deck pocketed, number named, card at that position is selectionRelated to Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 11
Charles T. Jordan Joker Monte No. 6, three cards shown in fan and turned over, spectator cannot find Joker Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 13
Charles T. Jordan Optical Monte Move with three cards and a gaff Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan Pedro Monte No. 7, three cards shown in fan and turned over, spectator cannot find card Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan, William McGrew Speaking of Pink Elephants No. 8, named card changes back color, then the whole deck, card spelled to, card travels from one half to the other, red-blue peek deck cards Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 16
Charles T. Jordan The Contrary Clock No. 9, chosen card from clock layout transposes with Joker in pocket, duplicates in pocketVariations Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan Transcendental Vision No. 10, stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?"Also published here Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 22
Charles T. Jordan The Inseparable Aces aces distributed in deck, when dealt they are all together, multiple glide The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 13
Charles T. Jordan On Routining performing tricks in which the previous trick sets up the next The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 13
Charles T. Jordan Separation while Looking Through Cards while taking out the aces, one apparently forgotten The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 13
Charles T. Jordan The Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades) The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursorRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan The Dead Easy Location The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key Also published here The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The 49-Card Trick twenty-one card trick with forty-nine cardsRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 17
Charles T. Jordan A Novel Force deck held high with faces towards audience in left hand, cards dealt until stopped, force card horizontally held by little finger The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 17
Charles T. Jordan The Fade-Out Vanish card from ten-card-packet vanishes The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 18
Charles T. Jordan Count Transfer as cards are counted into right hand with faces towards audience, one card is moved there behind the scenes The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 18
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero! spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 19
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero the Second! procedure heavy The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 19
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Charles T. Jordan The Discard Trick two cards chosen by fair cuts, spectator deals into piles and left-over cards are keys for selectionsRelated to
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Charles T. Jordan Recycling by Dealing dealing deck in seven piles, then six, then eight, then seven piles restores order The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Charles T. Jordan Diabolical Transposition two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, siamesaVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 23
Charles T. Jordan The Impenetrable Stop Trick performer tells spectator to stop when before he deals selection The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Charles T. Jordan Mephisto's Prediction position of selection is predicted The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Charles T. Jordan Placement via Key Card deck dealt into piles, key which was next to selection is at same position as selection in different piles The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Charles T. Jordan The Sequel position of two selections is predicted The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 26
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeatedRelated toVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Charles T. Jordan Slip Transfer from deck to deck, KM precursor The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packetVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Charles T. Jordan The Mystery of the Aces with quarters, not small packets The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 29
Charles T. Jordan Fan Display hiding cards between third and fourth card The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 29
Charles T. Jordan Bottom Slip Cut The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 29
Charles T. Jordan The Aces Again The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Card Reader some hands dealt and performer knows cards in one of them, riffle stacking from bottomRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Charles T. Jordan, De Forrest The Diabolical Reversed Card (Improved) card reverses visibly à la tunnel effectVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 32
Charles T. Jordan Cremo! Card Restoration Extraordinary card forced via spelling procedure, duplicate in deck The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 33
Charles T. Jordan Double Cut Handling in-the-hands with side jogVariations The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Charles T. Jordan The Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 34
Charles T. Jordan The Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Charles T. Jordan The Incomprehendo Speller set-up and one-way deck The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 36
Charles T. Jordan Telepathic Foresight chosen ad from magazine predicted The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 37
Charles T. Jordan The Dollar and the Sucker dollar changes into chip in stiff paper The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 38
Charles T. Jordan The Acme Ring Release ring knotted on cord, released under handkerchief The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 39
Charles T. Jordan A Handkerchief Hint foil in double handkerchief so it can be handled as bundle when balled up The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 39
Charles T. Jordan The Master Stop Trick four cards are selected and placed back in the deck, spectator deals through the deck and performer stops him at the selections, except the last one which is found in the performer's pocket The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 7
Charles T. Jordan Improved Satan's Prophecy prediction, deck divided into two halves and a selected card vanishes from one half and appears at the position predicted in the other halfRelated to
  • Satan's Prophecy (Charles Jordan, Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks, 1920)
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 8
Charles T. Jordan The Vanishing Pair two selected cards are predicted and travel from one half to the other in card case, miscallingRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 10
Charles T. Jordan The Four-to-One Detection similar to the 21 card trick, with sixteen cards, different layout & redistribution The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 10
Charles T. Jordan The Assistance Card Trick follow up to last trick, card is selected and put in pocket, performer goes through the cards once and knows the missing one, clocking mod 13 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 11
Charles T. Jordan Placement Control cards returned to spread with known distance, brought together under key with dealing procedure The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 7
Charles T. Jordan Card Vanish via Miscall four cards placed on table, one miscalled and forced The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 9
Charles T. Jordan Case Addition cards left in case added to center of inserted packet The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 10
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy two cards from different decks matchRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Charles T. Jordan The Spectral Seamstress name of person is magically sewn on handkerchief The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 124
Charles T. Jordan Premo Detection one-way backs, alternatingRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 143
Charles T. Jordan Twentieth Century Sorcery exploiting special feature on back of Bicycle Blue Thistle Backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 145
Unknown Impromptu Detection scratching as edge marksRelated toAlso published here
  • Charles T. Jordan's "An Impromptu Detection" in "Collected Tricks" p. 39
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Charles T. Jordan Hummer Detection one-way backs that must not be set in one direction Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Charles T. Jordan Transcendental Vision stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?"Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
Charles T. Jordan Incomprehendo stacked, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 165
Charles T. Jordan Banner Card Discovery card at thought of position is remembered and found Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 343
Charles T. Jordan Like Seeks Like Ace assembly with four hats, "A trick which makes use of the back palm as a secret sleight." Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 344
Charles T. Jordan The Master Riddle six card location Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 344
Charles T. Jordan Weirdo spectator names number, card at that position is predicted, repeated, for credit information see referenceRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 173
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mindreading stacked deck mailed to friend with selection procedure, crib sheet at home Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 174
Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 350
Charles T. Jordan Faces or Backs, Which? one-way principle applied to faces and Bicycle League Backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 351
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver pointer one way from face Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 352
Charles T. Jordan Hourglass Cards time on watch gives position of card, placement via dealing selection procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 181
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Cards dealing apparently face up/face down Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 355
Charles T. Jordan The Magi's Detection card counting to divine missing selection, keeping track of values and also suitsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 183
Charles T. Jordan Inseparable Aces aces distributed in deck, when dealt they are all together, multiple glide Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 356
Charles T. Jordan The Flush Trick from underneath handkerchief performer removes any royal flush Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 184
Charles T. Jordan Dates borrowed coins in hat, performer announces year and finds coin by touch, repeated, one ahead The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 33) 213
Charles T. Jordan The Poker Shark performer's hand transforms to beat the other players, set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 367
Charles T. Jordan Pocket Ditch as small packet switch Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 367
Charles T. Jordan Poker Player's Deal royal flush in named suit is located underneath handkerchief Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 368
Charles T. Jordan Double Prediction two cards are counted to after reverse faro procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 85
Charles T. Jordan Four-in-One Silks four silks are produced from one silk The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 226
Charles T. Jordan Impenetrable Stop Trick performer tells spectator to stop when before he deals selection Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 85
Charles T. Jordan Mephisto's Prediction position of selection is predicted Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 86
Charles T. Jordan The Sequel position of two selections is predicted Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 86
Charles T. Jordan Stop and Think odd/even system for divided deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 196
Charles T. Jordan Novel Card Discovery odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Improved Marvelous Prediction odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles, set-up in front of spectators by openly dealing into some heaps Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursor Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan Dead Easy Location divided deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Charles T. Jordan Odd or Even spectator pockets any card of a chosen suit, gray code applied to odd-even in one suit Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Charles T. Jordan The Wonder Force forcing the first red card in riffle shuffled deck, two methods Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Charles T. Jordan Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 91
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Charles T. Jordan Cagliostro's Vision complicated key card placement with dealing Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Charles T. Jordan Quadruple Deck Mystery magician's stop trick with odd-backed card in 156-card deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 202
Charles T. Jordan Mephistopheles' Touch divination with a partial stackVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 203
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Detection two key cards, out of hand selection procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 94
Charles T. Jordan The Fifteenth Card values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Charles T. Jordan Thought Foretold a card is burnt unseen and then deck is examined - one card missing, predicted Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Court Card four cards in a row, spectator turns one end for end, performer knows which one Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 18
Charles T. Jordan Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Charles T. Jordan Psycholia cards are chosen in different room and order is read aloud, card divined, secret second stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 209
Charles T. Jordan The Wizard's Dream free selection in riffle shuffled deck is found, full stack Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 210
Charles T. Jordan Diabolical Transposition two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, see also here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 210
Charles T. Jordan Stampedo card identified with post stamp travels from packet into deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 25
Charles T. Jordan Color Divination colors separated, spectator moves red card in black pile, card is predicted, repeated Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 26
Charles T. Jordan The Vanishing Pair two cards travel from one half into half in card case, miscallingRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 26
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown cardVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Charles T. Jordan A Discard Trick two cards, stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Charles T. Jordan Cremo Card Restoration card forced via spelling procedure, duplicate in deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence stack that will force the number ten Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Charles T. Jordan Just the Reverse card reverses in case, stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 268
Charles T. Jordan Wizard's Will using stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
Charles T. Jordan Thinned Case thin sides so cards in stripper deck can be held back Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 269
Charles T. Jordan Double Divino coincidences and mates with stacked hundred-card-deck, see also single deck version in referenceVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performerVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Charles T. Jordan Premier Card Discovery odd/even Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 227
Findley, Charles T. Jordan The Secret Mathematician from any named card the performer removes a card with same suit and cards that add up to the value from pocketed deck, binary, which "Findley"? Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 35
Howard Albright The Secret Mathematician - Variation Inspired by Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 36
Charles T. Jordan Divino various coincidences with mates, see also hundred-cards-deck version in referenceRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 229
Charles T. Jordan Positions Unknown named cards are produced and deck separated into colors, stacked stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 273
Charles T. Jordan Trailing the Dovetail Shuffle to its Lair distributing stacked suit with 2 riffle shuffles Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 42
Charles T. Jordan New Pack Detection divided deck principle with new deck order Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 239
Charles T. Jordan Wizard Spelling Master two banks that spell with nine resp. twelve card each Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 47
Charles T. Jordan Spectator's Red Black Shuffle spectator deals divided deck in two heaps and riffle shuffles them Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 47
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Numbers coincidences with number ten, Tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 278
Charles T. Jordan Improved Chevalier deck shuffled twice, named suit removed, all values spelt out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 56
Charles T. Jordan Spelling Any Card Called For full deck stackAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 56
Charles T. Jordan The Mystery Problem position of selection is predicted, svengali deck with different finish on force cards, ending clean with switch-out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 251
Charles T. Jordan One Ahead mexican turnover prediction with red-blue double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Charles T. Jordan Coincidentally with two decks with same back, secret exchange of deck provides duplicates of chosen cardsVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 286
Charles T. Jordan Incomprehendo Speller set-up and one-way deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 63
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeatedRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Charles T. Jordan The Whispering Envelope card placed in envelope is divined, see-through envelope for only black cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Charles T. Jordan Duplex Date Reading naming dates on borrowed coins The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 250
Charles T. Jordan Coin Switch one of two coins The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 250
Charles T. Jordan, Arthur Finley Interlocking Chain Principle The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 267
Charles T. Jordan, Laurie Ireland Red/Black Overhand Shuffle The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 275
Charles T. Jordan A New Force Deck unnecessarily gaffed deck for faced-deck countdown The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 289
Charles T. Jordan Spelling a Number of Cards after a Genuine Shuffle: Charles T. Jordan's Method two riffle shuffles, named suit is sorted out and all values spelled to Greater Magic 319
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Divination "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-upRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 324
Charles T. Jordan The Improved Odd and Even Location Greater Magic 88
Charles T. Jordan Interlocking Chain Principle Greater Magic 101
Charles T. Jordan, Theodore Annemann Telethot also "Telethought", design duplication with medium, eight slips of paper, Jordan's Yogi Force The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 361
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 371
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 508
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero 2nd procedure heavy The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 508
Charles T. Jordan Forty-Nine 21 card trick with 49 cards and two dealing rounds, see also page 524 for idea to do it as telephone trick by Lloyd Jones The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 513
The Brain Guys Weirdo Double two predictionsInspired by The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 190
The Brain Guys, Charles T. Jordan Brain Guys & Jordan (Double Prediction) two cards remembered from twenty, in the hands antifaro, prediction of places The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 56) 229
Herb Runge Among Friends routineInspired by The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 482
Charles T. Jordan A Wonderful Color Divination colors openly separated, red card placed in black packet by spectator is predicted, repeated, "Smoothly worked, this goes big.", added in 1947 reprint (instead of "Vanishing Court Card") The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 31
Charles T. Jordan A New Card Discovery key above and below selection and riffle shuffle, added in 1947 reprint (instead of "Just a Square of Paper") The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 38
Charles T. Jordan The Memory Test No. 24, Spectator removes card from previously "memorized" packet of twenty-six cards, performer able to tell which card was removed Scarne on Card Tricks 46
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switchRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 220) 878
Dai Vernon Card of Coincidence two cards from two decks put in envelope match, three phasesInspired byRelated to Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 11
Charles T. Jordan An Unpublished Trick cards face-up and face-down sorted by touchRelated to
  • p. 158 for correction
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 150
Roy Walton The Leaper Again card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packetInspired by The Devil's Playthings 26
Bruce Cervon Half Reverse Cut in the action of cutting deck from hands to table half is turned overRelated toVariationsAlso published here Epilogue (Issue 6) 42
Charles T. Jordan Spirit Aces four Nines and four Aces in piles on table, two Nines put on top of deck followed by two Aces, yet Aces are on table and all four Nines on top of deck, two extra Aces and step gaff, see p. 424 for correctionAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 7) 417
Jon Racherbaumer On Jordan's "Contrary Clock" commentInspired by On the Clock Effect 11
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Deal Jog red/black separation except named quartet (aka "The Great Divide")Related toVariations The Great Divide 1
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count Tale Twisters 8
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 1
Charles T. Jordan Placement Principle Super Subtle Card Miracles 33
Charles T. Jordan Elasticity card inserted in middle of banded deck, deck tossed in air, selection appears at face, from the 1920s The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 12) 682
Charles T. Jordan Newest Coin Up Sleeve coin dropped in sleeve and pulled through fabric at elbow, from the 1920s The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 12) 682
Bert Fenn, Karl Fulves, Joseph K. Schmidt Impromptu Haunted Deck rubber band around deck, deck pivots and card sticks out
- Bert Fenn
- Schmidt & Fulves
see also p. 780 for comment by Joseph K. Schmidt
Inspired byRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 3) 704
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count Afterthoughts 68
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count Some Late Extra Card Tricks 24
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count Card Cavalcade 3 184
Edward Marlo The Prodigal Card three methods, Card is in Case from the start, miscallingRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 264
Eddie Fields Way Ahead Card to Card Case Seven random cards called out and written down on piece of paper, with numbers one to seven. One of the numbers is chosen, and corresponding card appears in card case without moves, miscallingRelated toVariations The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 6
Charles T. Jordan, Unknown Whispering Joker No. 6, Joker inserted in twenty-card packet, card on both sides remembered, placed in two pockets, selections removed by performer Self-Working Card Tricks 10
Philip T. Goldstein, Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count five-for-five from a end grip Classic Tackler 4
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 45
Charles T. Jordan, Paul Curry Interlocking Chain Principle with a ruse to make the shuffle more convincing Special Effects 9
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count A Transatlantic Lecture 9
Karl Fulves Four-Card Leaper KC travels from one half to other, KS in other half is face-up with red kings on either sideInspired by Transpo Trix 2
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count Trick Card Trickery 3
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 8
Charles T. Jordan, George Blake, Hannes Höller, Alan Cleaver, Eastman N. Hatch Drehen des Spiels fourteen methods to secretly turn the deck end for end, in the hands, on the table and in the hands of the spectator Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfachh 6
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count Cycle! 1
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count Snow 1
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count Quantum Leaps 17
Bob Hummer One of Fifty-Two one way principle, alternated arrangement, one card's position is changed and separation in two pilesRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 14
Charles T. Jordan The Jordan Count Quasimodo / A Fine Mesh 4
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan, Joseph Ovette, U. F. Grant The Buddha Bet "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-upInspired byRelated to Fourcast 12
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 159
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count brief Best of Friends 474
T. Nelson Downs, Charles T. Jordan Subtraction Technique calculation help in clocking Card Counting 8
Karl Fulves Lateral Leap chosen black card ends up in red packet at same positionRelated to Six Impromptu Card Tricks 15
J. W. Sarles, John Scarne An Amazing Memory card removed from half a deck is divined
- Not The Method
- How It's Done
Inspired by
  • a trick from "Scarne on Card Tricks"
Related toVariations
Card Counting 16
Karl Fulves Known Unknown chosen card in black packet vanishes and appears in red packet at same positionInspired by After Jordan 1
Karl Fulves Trackinback NDO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer, riffle shuffle connectionInspired by After Jordan 3
Karl Fulves Submarine Ace Ace sinks down next to chosen cardInspired by After Jordan 4
Karl Fulves Late Arrival two decks with same back, random selection buried in one deck appears on top of other deck, impromptu duplicate from other deckInspired by After Jordan 6
Karl Fulves, Charles T. Jordan The Up-Down System out-of-room four spectators seal cards in envelope, performer divines them in dark room, featuring stacking systemInspired by After Jordan 7
Karl Fulves Girl Thots two spectators think of a card from a half-deck each, they're found in indirect way by removing a card and showing that the card is missing, two siamesa decksInspired by After Jordan 8
Father Cyprian Shock Spell spelling to any picture card in packet, then matching cards are producedInspired by After Jordan 12
Charles T. Jordan Red-Black Shuffle Bertram on Sleight of Hand 243
Philip T. Goldstein Zen Poker streamlined "can you see your suit/value... here?"Related to Thequal 2
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Cont The Best of Close-Up Magic 177
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count Magic from the Parade #1 18
Charles T. Jordan Impromptu Card Reader from the bottomRelated to Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 130
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 880
George Pierce, Charles T. Jordan, Karl Fulves Flying Colors No. 14, deck riffle shuffled twice by spectator, yet it separates into colors More Self-Working Card Tricks 21
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count brief Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 1) 1016
Bert Fenn, Charles T. Jordan Self-Cutting Deck rubberband Sankey Panky 15
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 45
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker handRelated toVariationsAlso published here Tsunami 2