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Edward Victor Supreme Control eight selections are discovered in different ways, key card control procedure
Related toVariations 1937 14
Al Baker The Magical Filtration of Four Half Dollars
  • 1. Passage of the First Coin
  • 2. Passage of the Second Coin
  • 3. Passage of the Third Coin
  • 4. Passage of the Fourth Coin
Related toAlso published here 1941 37
The X-Ray Knife spectator stabs knife into deck
Related to 1943/27 274
Edward Marlo The Good Magician
Related to 1947 44
Frank Garcia Garcia's Grand two cards are found, with napkin and knife, reinvention of "The X-Ray Knife", see also p. 515
Related to June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 127)
Frank Garcia Halvies pass as false cut
June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 127)
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Quick Silver continuous coin production, with coin roll, based on a Vernon idea
June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 127)
Frank Garcia H2O lit cigarette is dunk into glass of water and then rolled between the hands, transformation into rolled wet bill
June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 127)
Frank Garcia Visbo-Coin-Go snap vanish with sleeving
Mar. 1947
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 4 No. 10)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker, Frank Garcia, Lou Tannen, Greer Marechal, Roger Barkann, L. Vosburgh Lyons, C. L. Boarde, Roy Benson, Dariel Fitzkee, Milbourne Chrisstopher, Jack Chanin
Apr. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 148)
Paul Rosini Ace Transposition Aces on table change to indifferent cards, Aces face-up in pack, apparently by Charlie Miller see HMM Vol. 6 Nr. 10 p. 521 for credit
Related toVariations 1948/27 121
Paul LePaul A Natural Jog-Control
Related toVariations 1949 93
Bruce Elliott Fillip! card production, looks like a precursor of Jerry K. Hartman's Popover Move
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 188)
Frank Garcia A Penny For Your Thought coin in performer's hand changes to spectator's card, coin found in the pack
May 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 12)
George C. Engel Quadruple Coincidence three cards and number of cards of a cut-off packet match
Related toVariationsAlso published here May 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 12)
Norman Jensen News and Views on TV Magic mentioning Bob Dixon, Dunninger, Dick DuBois, Frank Garcia, Don Lawton, Ernie Heldman, Joe Prieto, E. D. Hesse
Oct. 1949 593
Martin Gardner Yakity-Yak Gags ideas and lines for the wind-up teeth by Johnny Paul, Senator Crandall, Karrell Fox, Joe Berg, Frank Garcia, Bill Simon, Dick Himber
Nov. 1949 605
Norman Jensen News and Views on TV Magic mentioning Richard Himber, WCBS, Frank Garcia, Lou Tannen and more
Dec. 1949 613
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Frank Garcia, Puzzle by Charlie Arbuthnot, Dunninger, Carlo Menotti, Fred Keating, Martin Gardner, Bill Simon, Jean Hugard, Robert Harbin, Art Lyle, Frank Joglar
Feb. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 196)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Bill Simon, Ted Messenger, Cleopatra, Sorcar, Frank Garcia, John Scarne, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Greer Marechal, Jimmy Herpick, Frank Joglar, Larry Weeks, Cy Endfield
June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 206)
Frank Garcia Garcia's Gaff balancing a coin on the edge of another
July 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 208)
Ken Beale, Frank Garcia Wormy Gags! gags with a plastic worm
Oct. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 214)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Si Stebbins (newspaper article), Maurice Fogel, Frank Garcia, Bill Simon
Nov. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 215)
Frank Garcia, George Schindler The Poker-Face Card Trick No. 77, simple card divination with lie detecting premise
1950 140
Frank Garcia Garcia's Card Location No. 83, deck is prepared by scratching one corner of every card
1950 152
Frank Garcia, Clayton Rawson, Paul Fleming Variation on Card on the Ceiling No. 120, Variation using pre-loaded card
1950 233
John Scarne, Frank Garcia Automatic Pencil Writing No. 151, pencil lead is crumpled in paper ball. Card is selected and its name appears on the crumpled paper.
1950 294
John Scarne, Frank Garcia The Four Deuces No. 152, magician and spectator each place half the deck behind their backs. They each take out two cards, which are revealed to be the four Twos
Variations 1950 296
Frank Joglar Backstage on Maurice Zolotow, Dunninger, George Karger, Richard Harbin, Frank Garcia, Doc Marcus, Jay Marshall, Gus Bohn, Jean Hugard, Carter, Paul LePaul, Milo, John Calvert, Russ Swann, Lloyd Navado and more
  • The Magic Books
  • Video
  • Gus Bohn
  • Echo from 1908
  • Jottings
  • More Jottings
  • Black Art
Feb. 1950 632
Frank Joglar Backstage on Frank Garcia, Robert Orben, Louis Zingone, Paul Hartman, Scarne, Fogel, Jay Marshall, Richard Himber, Dante
  • Squelch
  • Offer from France
  • Fan Letter
  • In Print
  • Memory Book
  • And Now
  • Cardini
  • News and Notes
  • Teenage Tricksters
  • Video Topics
  • Translation
  • Jottings
Sep. 1950 698
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the S.A.M - I.B.M. convention, Sid Lorraine, Dai Vernon, Dr. Jaks, Frank Garcia, Bill Simon, Ross Bertram, Johnny Platt, Chic Schoke, Leslie Barrie, Gene Bernstein, Tom Hanlon, Russell Swann, Audley Walsh, Del Ray, Jay Marshall
June 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 231)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Francis Carlyle, Dr. Jaks, Martin Gardner, Bob Orben, Frank Garcia, Lee Noble, Bill Simon
Nov. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 243)
Al Leech Ace Location
Variations 1952 25
Frank Garcia The Flyaway Coin coin vanishes when tossed up
1952 35
Frank Garcia Coin Through Table Ruse simulating the tabbing of a coin from underneath the table
1952 114
Al Baker, Frank Garcia The Magical Filtration of Four Half Dollars four coins through the table, one by one, with a variation on the last coin by Frank Garcia
Related toVariations 1952 193
Frank Garcia Here is Frank's method for last coin through table
1952 196
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ralph Read, Dr. Kayton, John Scarne, Cy Endfield, Lewis Ganson, Frank Garcia, Friday Night Sodality, Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller
Apr. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 253)
Frank Garcia Garcia's Bow Geste using bow-tie to steal fake cigarettes for manipulation routines
May 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 256)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Hen Fetsch, Keith Clark, Stars of Magic, Dr. Jaks, Frank Garcia, Norman Jensen, Fred Keating, George Karger
June 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 257)
Frank Garcia Garcia's Clip It monte, card marked with paper clip
Also published here June 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 258)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Frank Garcia, Dilmer, Frank Taylor
July 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 259)
Frank Garcia Garcia's Interlude sucker sequence, side slip fake
Sep. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 263)
Frank Garcia Coin Vanish
Nov. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 269)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Friday Night Sodality, Frank Garcia, Tommy Vanderschmidt, Martin Gardner, Bob Somerfeld, Audley Walsh, Jim Reneaux
Feb. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 275)
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Topper Garcia's topper mover, two handed bluff display on top, Vernon's variation one handed
Related toVariations May 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 282)
Frank Garcia Hoy! ball floats upwards from hand to hand
July 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 285)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Paul Morris, Frank Joglar, Jay Marshall, Frank Garcia, Fred Keating, Lou Tannen
Aug. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 287)
Bill Simon The Mathemagician two spectators discover the Aces by random dealing, dealing to bottom and then into multiple piles
Related toVariations 1954 8
Norman Jensen The Bird Cage on Fred Keating, Milbourne Christoher, Richard Himber, Orson Welles, Frank Garcia
Mar. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 303)
Frank Garcia Now U See It Now U Dont pop-up move with sponge ball
Also published here May 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 307)
Norman Jensen The Bird Cage on J. G. Thompson, Frank Garcia, Bob Nelson, Tommy Vanderschmidt
May 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 307)
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Bob Hummer, John Platt, Frank Garcia, Roy Benson, Al Keller, Gene Gordon
June 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 310)
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Cy Endfield, Stan Musial, Francis Carlyle, Frank Garcia, Roy Benson, Ballantine, Dante, Don Alan, Del Ray, John Platt, Bert Allerton, Meyer Silberstein, Jack Miller, Leslie Guest, The Seven Circles, Frank Joglar, Raymonde
Sep. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 315)
Frank Garcia Clip It monte, card marked with paper clip
Also published here 1956 170
Tony Slydini The Paper Balls in the Hat one by one four napkins are rolled in a hand into balls and disappear, then they appear in a hat that was presented empty
Variations 1960 37
Gene Gordon Frank Garcia's Billiard Balls
Frank Garcia Garcia's Advice on Routining the Billiard Ball various tips on palming
1960 1
Frank Garcia Production Moves multiple productions
1960 1
Frank Garcia Breast Pocket Steal
1960 5
Frank Garcia How to Handle the Ball and Shell
1960 5
Frank Garcia The "Best Yet" Routine eight balls
1960 9
Frank Garcia Master Pivot Move showing both sides of hand with four balls, shell pivots as hand turns
1960 11
Frank Garcia The One to Five Slow Motion Production
1960 13
Frank Garcia The Bilious Balls production routine with patter
1960 15
Frank Garcia Strictly One Hand one-handed production routine of four balls
1960 16
Frank Garcia The One to Four with Solid Balls
1960 17
Frank Garcia Last Minute Thoughts and Advice on the Billiard Balls
1960 20
Frank Garcia A Simple Golf Ball Routine three balls and shell
Also published here
  • Gene Gordon's Routine Book #1
1960 21
Charlie Miller The Four Aces and Four Jacks Aces removed and placed on hand of spectator, change into Jacks, Aces reversed in deck
Related to 1961 47
Frank Garcia The Apex Ace Aces vanish on pack, Ace of Spades comes to top three times, aces reappear face up
Related toVariations 1962 88
Jay Ose, Frank Garcia Ose's Addition collectors ending
Inspired byVariations 1962 91
Harry Lorayne Magician vs. Gambler cards to pocket finale
Related toVariations 1964 27
Magisches Notizbuch
  • Zwei Ideen zur Vorführung des Kartendegens (Charlie Miller, Harry Mendoza & Faucett Ross in "Genii" July & August 1966)
  • Robert J. Gunther's Würfelkasten ("Genii" May 1966)
  • Ein Ball-Tuch-Effekt von Frank Garcia ("Triks" June 1966)
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 27 No. 5&6)
Larry Jennings The Jennings False Cut
Related to 1967 60
Dirk Van Brummer, Sam Hughes, Frank Garcia, Louis Tannen The Thing solid ghost appears under a handkerchief, makes noises and vanishes again
1967 154
Peter Kane Royal Flush Flash Kings change into royal flush
Related toVariations 1967 2
Terry Guyatt, Edward Marlo Guyatt's Drunken Cut Improved deck shuffled face up face down, still good hands dealt
Related toVariations 1968 63
Albert Spackman Miniature Rapping Hand miniature doll hand in box rapping and answering questions, different routine ideas,
  • word and card divination and with spirit slates
  • stop trick with cards
  • whistle put into the box and the hand moves and the whistle blows
  • gipsy thread is restored in the box, while hand moves
  • in conjunction with "The Thing"
  • card turnover

Related to 1969 74
Bill Spooner Spooner's Ambitious Card Move bluff display on top
Related toAlso published here 1969 47
Roger Smith Slow-Motion Ace Switch-A-Roo three methods
Inspired byVariations 1971 1
Jerry K. Hartman Four-gone Delusion “Apex Ace” sequence to vanish Aces one at a time, then indifferent cards are changed into Aces
Inspired byRelated to 1971 20
Frank Garcia Foreword
1972 7
Frank Garcia Eye-Mazing Aces put on table change to Kings, Aces reversed in deck
Related to 1972 18
Frank Garcia Cut the Kings spectator deals in four piles, Kings on top, change to Aces
Related to 1972 23
Frank Garcia Wild Cards performer's signature multiplies
Also published here 1972 25
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Dunbury Delight
Related to
  • Ed Marlo, MUM, Sept. 1965
1972 28
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Impromptu Card Rise plunger
1972 30
Frank Garcia Three in a Million two decks, spec and perf select same card and cut off same amount of cards
Related toVariations 1972 32
Theodore Annemann, John Scarne Switchcraft duplicate, glass
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 34
Frank Garcia Eight Card Brain-Wave
1972 38
Bob Driebeek, Frank Garcia Razzle Dazzle card under coin in deck chances, one method visible, using card with hole of half-dollar size (Tosheroon)
1972 40
21 Force shown to Garcia by Marconick, credited to Marlo in reference
Related toVariations 1972 44
Bill Simon, Frank Garcia Control Knockout card is produced on top via slip cut two times
Related to
  • "Slip Cut Effect" (Ed Marlo, The Gen, April 1956)
1972 45
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 1. classic sequence to load new card above a.c.
1972 48
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 2. spinning double on top of convex deck
Related to 1972 48
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 3. paintbrush change
1972 49
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 4. card is apparently seen produding from centre
Related to 1972 50
Frank Garcia Anytime Four Aces
1972 54
Frank Garcia Hide and Seek Kings Kings vanish, Queens appear in between
1972 57
Frank Garcia, John Scarne TV Aces production where thumb digs in and pulls out aces, bridge
Variations 1972 59
Frank Garcia Dual Discovery two cards change to selected cards
Related toVariations 1972 65
Frank Garcia, Bill Simon Peekaboo Revelation peeked card between face up aces in deck
1972 71
Frank Garcia, Bert Allerton Miracle Stab stabbing any card called for, stacked
1972 73
Frank Garcia Once In a Knife-Time spectator stabs
Also published here 1972 77
Frank Garcia Head to Head Poker kind of Always cut the Cards in reverse, crimp
Variations 1972 82
Jay Ose, Frank Garcia Shoot-Out Poker Royal Flush shoots out of the deck, secret rubber band
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1972 84
Allen Swift, Frank Garcia Swift Poker Deal face-up/face-down shuffled deck, using cut-and-turn-over-force before shuffle
Related toAlso published here 1972 86
Frank Garcia, John Scarne Poker Dream based on Scarne's Drunk Poker Deal, cards dealt from face up face down shuffled deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 88
Frank Garcia Affas-Gaffas False Cut
Related to 1972 97
Frank Garcia Culling the Aces pseudo riffle culling
1972 102
Frank Garcia Notes on the Zarrow Shuffle two Methods
Also published here 1972 108
Frank Garcia Million Dollar Card Production hand shown empty while doing single card backpalm productions
Related to 1972 113
Frank Garcia Eclipse Card Production slow motion production from back palm
1972 119
Frank Garcia Doing Close-up Magic
1972 123
Frank Garcia Arroz con Pollo Chicken with Safron Rice and Peas
1972 127
Frank Garcia Flip-Over Penny coin turns over on hand, shell
1972 285
Karl Fulves Babel Frank Garcia lecture, Bernard Taylor on British Ring I.B.M. convention, Tarbell Course anecdote
July 1972 546
Frank Garcia MacDonald's $100 Dollar Four Ace Trick featuring different vanishes, complicated initial switch
Variations 1972
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Frank Garcia New York Opener
1973 13
Frank Garcia All Backs
1973 16
Father Cyprian, Frank Garcia Instant Change four of a kind changes to Aces, triumph phase
1973 22
Howard Schwarzman, Frank Garcia, Ken Krenzel Plunger Discovery selected card appears between Kings as pushed through
1973 27
Frank Garcia Triumph Location Vernon's Triumph with placement principle
1973 33
Frank Garcia, Edward Marlo Jackrobatics
1973 36
Frank Garcia Vanishing Deck two card located, deck under handkerchief, rest vanishes, lapping
1973 50
Frank Garcia Happinstance
1973 52
Frank Garcia Unique Discovery Aces are produced, two turn over, selection found on the way
1973 55
Al Leech, Frank Garcia Ace Faroleros lost and found Aces, change to Kings, Aces found again
Inspired byVariations 1973 59
Frank Garcia Crazy Aces Aces change to Kings, Aces are cut to
1973 62
Frank Garcia A Lady In My Sleeve four Queens, two travel up sleeve, two are produced from deck
1973 64
Frank Garcia Spectator Aces spectator deals packets, Aces on face of packets
1973 66
Frank Garcia Ace Spectacular ambitious phase with Aces, then Kings turn over and change to Aces via Larreverse
Also published here 1973 71
Frank Garcia Clip Monte using paper clip for final phase
1973 75
Father Cyprian, Frank Garcia Flash Flush Aces transform in Royal Flush
1973 84
Frank Garcia, Joe Crist Top Stock False Shuffle
1973 87
Frank Garcia All-Angle Second Deal from a card cheat from Miami...
1973 91
Frank Garcia Stud Poker Method third finger take, All-Angle type
1973 94
Frank Garcia Frozen Thumb Principle
1973 96
Frank Garcia Practicing and Executing the Second Deal various tips
1973 97
Arturo de Ascanio, George Schindler, Frank Garcia European Aces three cards forced as Ace production
Related toVariations 1973 106
Frank Garcia Reversed Card Idea Oops-Control
1973 108
Frank Garcia Speller Transition one selection, small packet spell, Aces turn up
VariationsAlso published here 1973 110
Frank Garcia Flourish Discovery
1973 112
Frank Garcia Super-Special Prediction prediction in other deck, sticky card
1973 116
Frank Garcia, George Schindler Not a Word Spoken two person code with case and shuffling tell
Variations 1973 119
Frank Garcia Whimsy Aces apparently magician is caught, surprise transformation
1973 124
Frank Garcia, George Schindler Duck Poker strange... no effect really
1973 126
Convention Card Location two card location, spectator turns half over back to back and remembers last face-up card
Variations 1973 130
Frank Garcia Topsy Turvy Deck
Variations 1973 134
Frank Garcia One-Two False Cut
1973 146
Frank Garcia Flourish False Cut using Charlier
1973 148
Frank Garcia Maximus Control weird shuffle to control a card
1973 149
Frank Garcia Surprise Color Change double card is pushed in and out of deck, changes
1973 153
Frank Garcia Pirouette Double Lift
1973 157
Frank Garcia, Edward Victor Ambitious Opener
1973 159
Frank Garcia Double Lift Feint apparent switch
1973 161
Frank Garcia Flippy Double turnover in air
1973 162
Frank Garcia Double Lift and Change getting double in position for change throw
1973 163
Frank Garcia, Father Cyprian Out-Of-Town Kings
Variations 1973 180
Larry Jennings, Frank Garcia A Surprise Package The Visitor
1973 182
Frank Garcia, Bill Simon Super Subtle Shuffle no selection
1973 187
Frank Garcia Riding the Aces
Related toVariations 1973 196
Frank Garcia, Roger Smith O'Henry (Slow Motion) Four Aces
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1973 199
Frank Garcia Super Meatloaf
1973 207
Frank Garcia Appendix missing credits for this and Million Dollar Card Secrets
1973 209
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Super Subtle Card Miracles by Frank Garcia July 1973
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 7)
Horace Goldin, Frank Garcia Horace Goldin's Cup & Ball Move ball vanishes when two cups are banged together with ball between them, see also p. 815 for comment by Roger Crabtree
Related toAlso published here July 1973 635
Frank Garcia Tips on Performing
1973 1
Frank Garcia Wild Cards performer's signature multiplies
Also published here 1973 6
Frank Garcia Once In a Knife-Time spectator stabs
Also published here 1973 8
Frank Garcia, Roger Smith O'Henry Four Aces
Also published here 1973 21
Frank Garcia Garcia on Sponges brief notes
1973 27
Frank Garcia The "Garcia" Cups and Balls Routine short outline
1973 28
Edward Marlo The Convincing Addition Move
Variations 1974 164
Frank Garcia Foreword
1974 6
Frank Garcia The Shells
1974 11
Frank Garcia The Pea and "The Working Surface"
1974 11
Frank Garcia The Escobar Move one-handed phase with shells between fingers
Variations 1974 16
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia's Routine
Variations 1974 20
Frank Garcia Extra Ideas
  • Ginsburg Push
  • Handkerchief Steal
1974 74
Frank Garcia Bibliography
1974 80
Frank Garcia, George Schindler Introduction about Amedeo Vacca
1974 10
Pete Biro Cup Chop
  • The Karate Acquitment
showing cup empty despite ball underneath
Related to Apr. 1974 723
Larry Becker They Match! ESP deck, forcing three cards
Inspired byRelated to 1974
Magick (Issue 115)
Horace Goldin Frank Garcia erklärt Horace Goldin's Becherspiel Griff ball vanishes when two cups are banged together with ball between them
Also published here Apr. 1974
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Walt Lees, Edward Marlo, Derek Dingle, Frank Garcia The Perpetual Elevator Routine ten minute act
  • 1.) The First Elevator (based on "Penetration")
  • 2.) The Cold Elevator
  • 3.) Triumph Plus (see also "Super Subtle Shuffle")
  • 4.) The Small Packet All Backs (based on a Derek Dingle Routine)
  • 5.) Finale (Elevator again with card in pocket finish)
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Super Subtle Card Miracles by Frank Garcia 1975
Interlocutor (Issue 4)
Frank Garcia Presenting Magic
1975 ca. 1
Frank Garcia "Now You See It, Now You Don't" - Sponge Ball Surprise pop-up move with sponge ball
Also published here 1975 ca. 2
Frank Garcia Garcia's Magic Count (A Lesson in Misdirection) hand to hand
Also published here 1975 ca. 3
Frank Garcia Garcia's Sponge Pass (indetectable from any angle)
  • The Pass (A Vanish)
Also published here 1975 ca. 3
Frank Garcia The Puzzler Color Card Change tossed in air after color change
1975 ca. 4
Frank Garcia Out of This World (Variation)
1975 ca. 4
Frank Garcia Pin-Up Time "(Ring on Rope or Optical Illusion)"
with safety pin
1975 ca. 5
Frank Garcia Cut and Restored Rope
1975 ca. 6
Frank Garcia A Lesson on the "Cups and Balls" outline of routine, very brief
Also published here 1975 ca. 8
Frank Garcia Introduction
1975 ca. 1
Frank Garcia Bluff Ace Opener magicians cuts four piles, all Aces, taking more card in last packet
Also published here 1975 ca. 1
Frank Garcia Impossible 4 Ace Revelation magicians cuts four piles, all Aces
Also published here 1975 ca. 2
Frank Garcia Four Aces Surprise spectator places Aces in the deck face-up while doing an overhand shuffle, shuffle version of Gemini Twins
Also published here 1975 ca. 3
Frank Garcia My Uncle's Card Trick homing card, four Kings and an Ace, four Aces and one King as a kicker
Also published here 1975 ca. 3
Frank Garcia The Fastest Switch I Know other cards reversed under top card, handling variation
Also published here 1975 ca. 4
Frank Garcia Spectacular Routine four Aces are produced one by one
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1975 ca. 5
Frank Garcia Double Header performer finds wrong card and it's mates, wrong card turns into selection and mates of selections are produced
Also published here 1975 ca. 6
Frank Garcia Preface
1976 3
Frank Garcia Foreword
1976 10
Frank Garcia Behind the Tie holdout behind the tie
1976 16
Frank Garcia "The Basic Garcia Master Move"
Also published here 1976 31
The One, Two, Three Vanish
Also published here 1976 40
Frank Garcia, Audley Walsh Quick Vanish
1976 49
Frank Garcia The O.K. Vanish
Related toAlso published here 1976 52
Frank Garcia Nip and Tuck No Skill Vanish
1976 69
Frank Garcia The "Gaff" Vanish pull
1976 88
Frank Garcia "Four Plus" - Second Version ten count with four sponge balls
1976 93
Frank Garcia My Version of the "10" Count balls appear from purse frame
1976 95
Frank Garcia Spur of the Moment Routine
1976 111
Frank Garcia Pop Up Move
1976 112
Frank Garcia Short and Sweet
1976 115
Frank Garcia The "Slick" Routine two in hand, one in pocket
1976 118
Frank Garcia, George Schindler My Routine, By George!
1976 125
Frank Garcia Right Through through table
1976 142
John Benzais, Frank Garcia Sponge Through Table into Spectator's Hand
1976 143
Frank Garcia Hanky Panky with handkerchief
1976 147
Frank Garcia, Roy Benson Sometimes bowl routine
1976 151
Frank Garcia Veil of Darkness with handkerchief
1976 159
Frank Garcia, Tony Slydini Head to Head Migratory Balls
Inspired by 1976 167
Frank Garcia The Soft Chop-Chop or You Don't Have to Be Chinese to Do This Trick chop cup routine with sponge balls, magnet in sponge
1976 173
Frank Garcia The Grand Finale purse frame, many small balls appear
1976 183
Frank Garcia Cute Opener
1976 191
Frank Garcia The Spongeball Trick thoughts on the ball to spectator's hand
1976 192
Frank Garcia Spongeball Vanish
1976 193
Frank Garcia Ideas, Reflections and More Ideas ball to rolled up bill
1976 194
Frank Garcia Heavy Balls apparently balls are heavy, gag
1976 197
Frank Garcia My Tradeshow Spongeball Routine
1976 198
Frank Garcia Playing Cards to Balls sponge balls from card case, gag
1976 199
Frank Garcia Imaginary Sponge
1976 200
Frank Garcia "Number One" Sponge idea
1976 202
Frank Garcia Hollow Egg and Lemon Idea
1976 206
Frank Garcia Two in the Hand, One in the Pocket Bit
1976 206
Frank Garcia Balls to Cube
1976 206
Frank Garcia Phantom Whiskey Glass
1976 207
Frank Garcia Tablecloth Surprise ball appears under table cloth
1976 208
Frank Garcia Box of Mystery box prop to transform sponge balls
1976 208
Frank Garcia Retention, Vanishes, Take My Advice tips on vanishes
1976 210
Frank Garcia More Thoughts, Ideas and Reflections
  • Pop-Up Routine
  • Interesting Start
  • My Preferred Pop-Up Routine
  • Different Method
1976 212
Frank Garcia Al Goshman's "Number Four"
1976 218
Frank Garcia Rubber Frankfurter Finish
1976 219
Frank Garcia Epilogue
1976 221
Frank Garcia Supreme Sponge Cake
1976 222
Frank Garcia Never Fail Sponge Cake
1976 223
Frank Garcia Speller Transition one selection, small packet spell, Aces turn up, German adaption
Also published here 1976
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 37 No. 3)
Frank Garcia The "Basic" Wild Card Routine credit information
1977 7
Frank Garcia Foreword
1977 7
Tony Spina Frank Garcia
1977 10
Irv Tannen Frank Garcia
1977 10
Jerry Solomon Frank Garcia
1977 11
Frank Garcia Routine #1 four double facers
1977 15
Frank Garcia Ever So Sleightly Different variant procedure, four double facers
1977 38
Frank Garcia Confusing But Amusing five aces change into royal flush, two double facers
1977 48
Frank Garcia Mix and Match four cards cut in half, halves exchanged, they still match, two double facers
1977 63
Frank Garcia Anyone for Crazy Poker? nine ace of spades, transformed into to royal flushs in spades
1977 66
Frank Garcia Factory Rejects blank cards are printed
1977 71
Frank Garcia Bring Them Back Routine special kicker
1977 83
Frank Garcia, Fred Kaps Something Special wild card with signatures on blank cards
Variations 1977 87
Frank Garcia Routine for the Experts four double facers and four glued pairs with a short card (peek force cards)
1977 92
Frank Garcia The Mindreader's Wild Card cards with different presidents changes into selected name Lincoln
1977 102
Frank Garcia Coup de Grace front and back changes
1977 124
Frank Garcia, Peter Kane 7 Card Monte Gypsy Curse handling
1977 128
Frank Garcia The Maximus Routine for the Experts Wild Card routine with big holes in all cards with ribbon penetration climax
1977 141
Frank Garcia Wild, Wild Chicken
1977 144
Frank Garcia Epilogue and Thanks
1977 146
Frank Garcia Grand Slam gilbreath, duplicate spade cards
Inspired by Mar. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Frank Garcia "Le Grande Entrance"
1978 7
Frank Garcia Don't Bet On It! remarks about Three Card Monte
1978 15
Frank Garcia I Didn't Know That! about the origins of Three Card Monte
1978 18
Frank Garcia "Queer Money" counterfeit money used in Three Card Monte
1978 19
Frank Garcia The Real Secrets of 3 Card Monte about Three Card Monte on the streets with the subchapters:
  • "A Game For All Seasons"
  • "If YOu Bet Fast, You Can't Last! If You Bet Slow, You've Got To Go"
  • Don't Think You're So Smart!
  • The Code Is Out. The Cigarette Method
  • The Head Method
  • The Call Method or The Sleight of Mouth Method
  • The Money Method
1978 20
Frank Garcia The Right Cards to Use
1978 29
Frank Garcia The Underthrow fair throw
1978 32
Frank Garcia The Hype Move or Switch
1978 33
Frank Garcia Putting the "Ear" in or Putting the "Lug" in
  • The Bent or Crimped Corner
  • The Bent Corner
  • Still Another Method of "Putting The Ear In"
1978 39
Frank Garcia A Move for the "Sucker"
1978 52
Frank Garcia Three Different Ways of Bending the Cards
1978 54
Frank Garcia Additional Effective Practice Exercises seven exercises and sequences
1978 56
Frank Garcia "The Innocent Flip"
1978 64
Frank Garcia Putting the "Gaffer" in card is marked, bent corner alternative
1978 66
Frank Garcia Perfect Mexican Turn Over
1978 88
Bruce Elliott, Frank Garcia Clip Monte card marked with paper clip
1978 89
Frank Garcia Epilogue
1978 96
Frank Garcia 3 Veal Chop Monte
1978 99
Frank Garcia Flimflam on 5th Avenue Flips Fuzz
1978 101
Frank Garcia Piccadilly Ploy
1978 103
Frank Garcia The Swindler's Glossary
1978 111
Frank Garcia Introduction
1978 8
Frank Garcia Requirements basic props and moves for Thee Balls & Net Routines
1978 10
Frank Garcia Practice makes Perfect on the pop-up move
1978 21
Frank Garcia The "Frank Garcia" Routine
1978 22
Frank Garcia Romaine intro
1978 41
Frank Garcia Introduction to "Doc" Daley
1978 75
Dr. Jacob Daley Chromo-Spheres different colored balls, including variation by Frank Garcia
Variations 1978 76
Frank Garcia Epilogue
1978 88
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia's Secret Recipe for Better Magic
1978 89
Obie O'Brien USA Happenings on Lou Tannen, Frank Garcia, Harry Lorayne, Bill Wisch, Barry Levy, Ali Bongo, Howard Flint, Paul Gertner, Al Goshman, Bob Little, Peter Kersten, Phil Goldstein
Aug. 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Father Cyprian, Frank Garcia Bullseye sponge disc ("hole") on table, Aces vanish and appear underneath one by one
  • Frank Garcia's Version of "Bullseye"
  • Father Cyprian's Version
  • Added Reflections and Notions for the Bullseye Hole
Variations 1978
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Frank Garcia Lapping Vanish
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Frank Garcia, Father Cyprian Additional Uses for the "Hole"
  • 1. changing four Kings to Aces
  • 2. card transforms underneath sponge hole
  • 3. card shrinks underneath sponge hole
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Frank Garcia Double Post stacked cups, ball secretly between, cups dragged down on table with balls underneath
Inspired by
  • "Galloping Post" (Hugard's Modern Magic Manual, 1939, p. 130, item 4)
1978 1076
Frank Garcia Bottomless Glass bottom of glass drops out and is restored, glass disc
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1978 1098
Karl Fulves Bottomless Glass Variation bottom of glass drops out with content (coin) and is restored
Inspired by 1978 1099
Frank Garcia Introduction some advice and do's and don'ts on magic
Also published here 1978 1
Frank Garcia Magical Piece of Nonsense bottom of glass drops out and is restored, glass disc
Also published here 1978 3
Frank Garcia 3 Ring Circus ring off rope move
1978 4
Frank Garcia "Now You See It, Now You Don't" - Sponge Ball Surprise pop-up move with sponge ball
Also published here 1978 5
Frank Garcia Garcia's Magic Count (A Lesson in Misdirection) hand to hand
Also published here 1978 5
Frank Garcia The Basic Garcia Master Move
Also published here 1978 6
Frank Garcia The O.K. Vanish
Also published here 1978 7
Frank Garcia Take My Advice brief comment on vanishes
1978 7
Frank Garcia The One, Two, Three Vanish
Also published here 1978 8
Frank Garcia My Favorite Rope Routine
1978 9
Frank Garcia A Lesson on the "Cups and Balls" outline of routine, very brief
Also published here 1978 11
Frank Garcia Introduction some advice and do's and don'ts on magic
Also published here 1978
Frank Garcia Bluff Ace Opener magicians cuts four piles, all Aces, taking more card in last packet
Also published here 1978 1
Frank Garcia Impossible 4 Ace Revelation