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Dai Vernon Ducy-Ducy sandwiched selection transposes with card in performer's pocket, Seven/Eight pseudo duplicate
VariationsAlso published here 1946 27
Nelson Hahne Winged Silver four coins travel one by one, extra
Variations 1952 149
Chinese Money Mystery
Variations 1952 154
Edward Marlo In One Shuffle Aces lost in deck, still on top
Related toVariations 1953 83
Edward Marlo Mental Reverse
Related toVariations 1953 128
Alex Elmsley 1002nd Aces spectator can freely choose the leader packet
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 12)
Edward Marlo Fingertip Quickie or "Oh! I Forgot" bottom card is wrong, changed into selection
Related to 1970 102
Lou Gallo, Ron O'Brian Shuffle Off to Buffalo Miracle
1971 51
Lou Gallo Osrever S'Ollag performer and spectator select cards from halves, the reverse
Also published here 1971 55
Frank Garcia Affas-Gaffas False Cut
Related to 1972 97
Dai Vernon, Bruce Cervon Devil's Elevator apparent second, third, fourth deals with small packet
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 16)
Harvey Rosenthal Rosenthal on the Hotel Trick with four Kings and two Queens
Variations 1976 6
Ken Krenzel, Lou Gallo Belly Production
1978 138
Lou Gallo Silver Certificate folded dollar bill visibly transforms into dollar coin
Also published here 1981 18
Lou Gallo The Gallo Pitch see page 31 for additional illustrations
Dec. 1982 25
Lou Gallo Copper/Silver Transposition with Gallo Pitch
Dec. 1982 26
Lou Gallo Only The Lonely see page 111 for procedure correction
VariationsAlso published here July 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Lou Gallo The Gallo Pitch
1983 54
Lou Gallo Coins Across three silver and one copper coin, using Gallo Pitch
Also published here 1983 90
Derek Dingle, Lou Gallo Triumph Cutting Display
1983 152
Lou Gallo A Gallo Sandwich between random cards
1984 13
Lou Gallo Incredible Cards and Coins eight coins appear under four Aces
Also published here Autumn 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33)
Harry Lorayne Lou Gallo mini bio
1985 190
Lou Gallo Dribblation spectators stops while dribbling to form four piles, Aces
1985 191
Lou Gallo Im-Packed disguised Christ Force, selection changes back color
1985 196
Edward Marlo A Problem Posed credit information
  • 35th Method
  • 36th Method
  • 37th Method
  • 38th Method
  • 39th Method
  • 40th Method
  • 41st Method
  • 45th Method (spectator shuffles before the cutting)
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1965
1988 135
Lou Gallo Silver Certificate folded dollar bill visibly transforms into dollar coin
Related toAlso published here 1991 102
Michael Close Rubik's Dollar Bill bill in folded playing card is penetrated with toothpick
Variations 1991 4
Lou Gallo Lou Gallo's Presentation of Snapover Aces same as Fechter's method, just after Multiple Shift
Related to
  • "Precursor" XXXIII, 1991. P. 3.
1993 59
Lou Gallo Gallo's Addition flourish reveal, half is turned over
1993 200
Lou Gallo Gallo Pitch
1994 172
Lou Gallo Lou's Lulu Aces lost, then found in a triumph routine
Related to 1995 1077
Lou Gallo Neglection Selection selection reversed in the deck
Related to 1995 1082
Lou Gallo The Newark Move similar to the business card prophecy force, stopped card is turned over while deck is secretly cut
1995 1094
Lou Gallo Slam Dunk
1995 1094
Lou Gallo Only The Lonely
Also published here Winter 1996 22
Michael Kaminskas, Barry Taylor What the Buck Dollar bill transforms into silver coin, see Kaufman for credit details
Related to 1996 63
Jon Racherbaumer Busby Follies Redux
  • letter to Jeff Busby as reply to Busby's review of "Wild Card Kit", 1992-07-05
  • letter to T. A. Waters (on Busby and "Card Finesse II"), 1993-03-12
  • note to Lou Gallo on Steve Beam comment on Marlo's Mental Reverse in "The Trapdoor"
Facsimile (Issue 4)
Lou Gallo The Chapters of My Life "A Dedication and Introduction by Lou Gallo"
  • Special Thanks to the People I Knew at the Forks Hotel
insert sheet in book
Lou Gallo Something About Myself insert sheet in book
Lou Gallo The Gallo Pitch
1996 1
Lou Gallo Pitch Flight three coins in each hand, they travel into one hand one by one
Inspired by 1996 6
Lou Gallo Fifty-Cent Pitch two quarters travel from one hand to the other, then change into a half dollar
1996 8
Lou Gallo A Pitch for a Change two dollars change into two half dollars, then four quarters, with variation
1996 10
Lou Gallo Pitch a Little Woo copper and silver coin, one in each hand, one travels to other hand, repeat, the to the other hand the third time
1996 11
Lou Gallo The Bluff Pitch simulating the Gallo Pitch, illogical
1996 13
Lou Gallo Pitched Silver three silver and one copper coin, the travel from hand to hand
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 13
Lou Gallo Rub Rub half dollar appears, doubles, another coin appears, all double to six coins, using Gallo Pitch
1996 16
Lou Gallo Thieves and Sheep
1996 19
Lou Gallo, Mike Gallo Thieves Pitchin' Sheep thieves vanish as climax
1996 22
Lou Gallo Pitching Okito
1996 25
Lou Gallo Gallo Pitch from Box
1996 26
Lou Gallo Purs-e-verance three coins vanish one by one and reappear in purse, using Gallo Pitch
1996 28
Lou Gallo Incredible Cards and Coins eight coins appear under four Aces
Also published here 1996 32
Lou Gallo Coins of the World production of twelve coins plus four jumbo coins from Okito box
Inspired by
  • Paul Cummins routine
1996 35
Lou Gallo Lost and Found Aces Aces cut into deck one by one, then cut to at once, two crimps, with crimpless variation
Inspired by 1996 39
Lou Gallo Christmas Aces
Related to 1996 43
Lou Gallo Affas-Gaffas Style Tabled Triple Cut
1996 45
Lou Gallo Actually Cutting the Aces Aces lost in deck similar to Always Cut the Cards, then performer cuts to Aces in four packets
Inspired by 1996 47
Lou Gallo Cutting to a Crimp
1996 50
Lou Gallo 10,002nd Aces
Inspired by 1996 50
Lou Gallo Slide-Under Switch Handling
1996 50
Lou Gallo Sleeper Aces four Aces in row on table, three cards placed on first one and packet cut into deck, repeated two more times, three cards placed on fourth Ace, they are the other three Aces
1996 52
Lou Gallo Good Neighbor Lou Aces lost and found, story presentation
1996 55
Lou Gallo One-Way Pips
1996 58
Lou Gallo Bent Key center key card, faro shuffle version
1996 60
Lou Gallo Chemical Cards two cards are stretched
1996 62
Lou Gallo New Signed Card gaffed or ungaffed
1996 65
Lou Gallo Cut Me In reverse stack
1996 68
Lou Gallo Matchbook: The Vibe Teller performer places matchbook on a card and says the selection is under the matchbook, miniature card under matchbook
1996 70
Lou Gallo Two-Card Reverse performer and spectator select cards from halves, the reverse
Also published here 1996 73
Lou Gallo Two-Card Tabled Triumph two selections
1996 75
Lou Gallo Two-Card Popover tabled production of two cards, first turned over with tabled cut, then top half flips over when center perpendicular card is quickly pushed together
1996 78
Lou Gallo Double Cut Control
1996 78
Lou Gallo Top and Bottom Card Exchange card on top and bottom of deck transpose
1996 80
Lou Gallo Matedburger two five-card hands, two cards exchanged, they match
1996 82
Lou Gallo Sleightly Extra two cards in two packets are found by spelling, improvisation
1996 83
Lou Gallo Double Deuce sandwiched card transposes with another card
Inspired by 1996 86
Lou Gallo Fourth Down two selections found by counting down four cards
Variations 1996 89
Lou Gallo Fourth Down Plus same with four-of-a-kind kicker
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Precursor II, 1993
1996 91
Lou Gallo All Backs Potpourri Aces change into Royal Flush eventually
1996 93
Lou Gallo Only The Lonely
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 95
Mike Gallo, Lou Gallo, Joey Gallo Family Affair four cards shown, they change to a different four-of-a-kind
  • Michael Gallo's Handling
  • Lou Gallo's Handling
  • Joe Gallo's Handling
1996 98
Lou Gallo L. G. Bury face card of deck changes to selection
Related to 1996 101
Lou Gallo Poker Dilemma three phases, four Nines cut to, three-handed game dealt with good hands, then five-handed game
1996 104
Lou Gallo Lou's Running False Cut
1996 104
Lou Gallo Lou's Tabled Triple Cut
Related to 1996 105
Lou Gallo Queens to Aces
1996 109
Lou Gallo Seconds, Middles and Bottoms with four Aces and four indifferent cards
Related to 1996 111
Lou Gallo Lou Gallo vs. the Gambler magician's only version
1996 114
Lou Gallo In-the-Hands False Cut top stock
1996 114
Lou Gallo Rubik's Revenge bill in folded playing card is penetrated with toothpick
Inspired by 1996 116
Lou Gallo, Eddie Fechter Fechter's Sponge Balls
1996 119
Lou Gallo The Shock cigarette vanishes and reappears multiple times (sticks to back of thumb), then changes into beer bottle
1996 122
Jim Sisti (reviewer) The Underground Man: Lou Gallo by Richard Kaufman
with Mark Phillips
May/June 1996
The Magic Menu (Vol. 6 No. 35)
Mike Gallo, Lou Gallo Jazz Aces Re-Jazzed transformation kicker
Feb. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 6)
Michael Close (reviewer) Lou Gallo: The Underground Man by Lou Gallo (written by Richard Kaufman, Mark Phillips) July 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 11)
Lou Gallo Lou Gallo's Addition tabled deck with perpendicular card, it is squeezed to pop top half face-up
Underworld (Issue 10)
Lou Gallo Early Skinner
Nov. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 11)
Jon Racherbaumer Room for Hire
Inspired by Nov. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Remembering the Magic of Lou Gallo by Mike Gallo Dec. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 12)
Lou Gallo Gallo Pitch
2015 94