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Edward Victor A Match Divination divination of amount of selected matchesRelated to Magic of the Hands 114
Theodore Annemann Trance Card Al Koran type deck for spelling routine The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 151) 885
U. F. Grant "Million Dollar" Bill Mystery two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelopeRelated toVariations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 112
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jim Sherman, Richard Himber, Al Koran, Charlie Miller, Dell O'Dell, Shaman The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 70) 287
Toni Koynini Any Number spectator cuts deck and deals to any number in deck, adds digits and deals again, that card predictedInspired by
  • Al Koran trick from Magic Wand mental magic competition
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 22
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelopeAlso published here "Come a little closer..." 33
Al Koran A Word in Thousands carbon paper Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 247
Bob Hummer, Al Koran Note Under Cups three cups, bill hidden under one and the cups exchanges after a pattern Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 140
Tony Corinda, Al Koran Centre Tear (One Hand Variation) Related to Billets 171
Al Koran Inexplicable spectator writes city on a billet and a clipped with a bulldog clip, several more billets are introduced, when touched with a cigarette they vanish, except one on which the same city is noted as on the spectator's billet Billets 195
Al Koran, Tony Corinda (28) The Ouija Board Mediumistic Stunts 299
Jack Miller, Al Koran Lazy Man's Card Trick Related toVariations Close-up Card Magic 199
Al Koran Erfüllte Gedankenwünsche two cards selected and spectators find them with small number or stop, two-card mirage deck, partial rough-smooth Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 23
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallionRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Al Koran Ring On Stick multi phase routine Al Koran's Professional Presentations 17
Al Koran The Torn Centre center tear handling Al Koran's Professional Presentations 32
Al Koran Birthday Card Trick birthday is divined, center tear Al Koran's Professional Presentations 29
Al Koran Book Test no additional props, just four books, nice Al Koran's Professional Presentations 37
Al Koran Torn & Restored Cigarette Paper Variations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 43
Al Koran Black Magic number appears on smoked tin plate Al Koran's Professional Presentations 49
Al Koran Encore Card Stab stacked, estimation, apparently by Patrick Page, see "Magic Page by Page" for creditsRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 57
Al Koran Out of hand Selection Process spectator cuts cards and takes top, delayed glimpse Al Koran's Professional Presentations 60
Al Koran Knife Glimpse used in Stabbing Routine Al Koran's Professional Presentations 62
Al Koran Doodles psychometry with 6 spectators and papersVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 67
Al Koran Princess Card Trick...Plus deck shuffled after selections, deck switchRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 71
Al Koran One-and-a-Half Card Case Al Koran's Professional Presentations 74
Al Koran Nap Hand Deal cards played with three spectators, performer is away (blindfolded) and gives correct playing decisions Al Koran's Professional Presentations 81
Al Koran Double Thought spectator finds performer's card and the other way around, marked deckRelated toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 89
Al Koran Card Prediction marked deck, prediction with nail writer Al Koran's Professional Presentations 95
Al Koran Sure Fire Force bold, basically you give the spectator the force cards Al Koran's Professional Presentations 101
Hugh Miller, Al Koran Professional Presentation including Koran's comments on presentation and on the tricks in the book Al Koran's Professional Presentations 5
Al Koran The Flying Ring reel Al Koran's Professional Presentations 107
Al Koran The Pendulum Tells six torn half blank cards are attributed to correct spectators with pendulum Al Koran's Professional Presentations 113
Al Koran Double Deal dealing five people the same cards, set up, twenty-five duplicates, siamesaVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 119
Al Koran Note Under Cup bill put under one of three cups, performer know which oneVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 127
Al Koran, Alton Sharpe Borrowed You Find It two methods: sticky card and belly-stripped card Expert Card Mysteries 93
Al Koran Koran's Double Out Prediction two-way out Expert Card Mysteries 97
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the market for magic, Marvyn Roy, Al Koran The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 20) 100
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Al Koran, Sid Lorraine, T. Page Wright The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 63) 314
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam DalalRelated to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 514
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Al Koran, the most expensive prop in one's act The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 43) 214
Glenn G. Gravatt, Al Koran The Antique Medallion Inspired by Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 58
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the passing of Al Koran The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 52) 260
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Al Koran The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 67) 334
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Al Koran's Legacy by Al Koran (written by Hugh Miller) Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 49
Vic Perry, Al Koran The Man Called Al Koran apparently by Al Koran, two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelopeRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 100) 497
Audley Walsh, Al Koran Magician's Nightmare description Koran Deck and some Koran anecdotes The Magic of Francis Carlyle 130
Vic Perry, Al Koran Envelope Switch prediction of coin in envelope, envelope to switch coin The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 143) 713
Tony Griffith, Al Koran The Princess Trick twenty-five duplicatesInspired by Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 54
Unknown The Controlled Cut No. 65, spectator cuts and this value is used to count down to selection, Ace through King of Hearts set-up, Al Baker credit givenRelated to Self-Working Card Tricks 98
Ken Krenzel Miracle Coin small coin cleanly vanishes and reappears, waxRelated to
  • "Bare-handed Coin Vanish" (Al Koran, Koran's Legacy, p. 115)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #6) 943
Alan Shaxon The Jubilee Medallion number appears on medallionRelated to Practical Sorcery 21
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Holbrook Lecture Notes by Brad Holbrook
with credit information about "Salute To Vernon" by Al Koran
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 15) 57
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Ken Brooke, Al Koran, David Roth, Finn Jon, John Calvert, Jay and Frances Marshall Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 455
Cicardi PSI-Symbols princess card trick with 36 picture cardsInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 186) 929
Lewis Ganson Tribute to the Card Stars three or even four four-of-a-kinds show upInspired by Matching the Cards 22
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Mike Caldwell, Albert Goshman, Al Koran, Dai . Vernon, John Fisher Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 550
Thomas Alan Waters Numerology Card in Wallet prediction in envelope, in wallet, nine-force, version of Al Koran's "Five-Star Miracle Card"Variations The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 205) 1023
Jack Kent Tillar Ultimedallion design for Koran Medallion, number actually inscribedInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 208) 1039
Karl Fulves Medallion impromptu method, credit information, card and number predictedInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 7) 1125
Al Koran Chips chips in bowl, some are selected by performer and spectator, relation is predicted The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 219) 1092
Al Koran Peek Card Case Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 12) 771
David Britland Velleda Variations chips with numbers in a bag, forcing a number, erasable inkInspired by The Talon (Issue 3) 25
Bob Hummer, Al Koran Mathematical 3 Card Monte bill under one of three cups, back of performer is turned and after some changes in the order of the cups, performer divines cup with billVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 35
Bob Hummer, Al Koran 3-Cup Monte bill under one of three cups, back of performer is turned and after some changes in the order of the cups, performer divines cup with bill Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 60
Jack Kent Tillar Mental Monte bill put under one of three cups, performer know which oneInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 260) 1297
Al Mann The Wallets Himber's, Al Koran's Wallet, The Bombshell Wallet The "H" Factor 1
Al Mann Page One with an Al Koran Wallet The "H" Factor 9
Al Mann The Noesis of Nyx card in envelope in wallet, with Al Koran Wallet The "H" Factor 19
Al Mann One Hundred Clams signed bill is burned and appears restored in an envelope, Al Koran Wallet The "H" Factor 21
Al Mann Instant Mindreading Al Koran Wallet as a peek wallet The "H" Factor 22
Al Mann The Mounds of Ashtoreth two decks, spectator selects five cards and signs two, performer duplicates everything with the other deck, Al Koran Wallet The "H" Factor 23
Al Mann, T. Page Wright, William Larsen The Royal Album torn and restored card, corner as a reference, Al Koran WalletRelated to
  • Sphinx Vol.27 #9, 1928
The "H" Factor 26
Wayne Dobson Koran Revisited gimmick to load and add gimmick for Koran MedallionRelated to Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 66
Thomas Alan Waters, Jack Avis The Occultear secretly tearing the center
- Writing Materials
- The Area of Writings
- The Fold
- The Tear
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 171
Gene "Phantini" Grant Super Mental Deck Al Koran Deck meets Svengali Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 26
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Al Koran's Three Silver Rings/Ken Brooke on the Invisible Pack/ Fred Robinson's Ultimate Force by Ken Brooke (written by Various) Epoptica (Issue 2) 75
Thomas Alan Waters Keynow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on keyInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 342
Al Koran Al Koran's Top-Change Card held in End Grip, some handling finesses The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 78
Al Koran, Edward Victor Koran / Victor Number Force see Al Koran's Jackpot CoinsRelated to Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1177
Father Cyprian Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card signed card is torn into four pieces, flash restorationInspired by Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card 1
Michael Weber Floored Al Koran Five-Star Deck, prediction is jumbo card on the wall when an elevator is left The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 33
Stephen Minch The Effect description of blindfold card act, genuinely no vision, consisting of the following individual effectsInspired by
  • "Miracle Blindfold Card Act" (Al Koran, Routined Manipulation Part 2, Lewis Ganson)
Eyeless in Gaza 1
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Magic of Al Koran by Al Koran (written by Martin Breese) Epoptica (Issue 6) 347
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Incredible Prediction billet knife handling
- The Double Envelope Method
Related to
  • Hugh Miller's "Al Koran's Legacy"
The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 10
Johnny Thompson Polish-ing Koran's Medallion Inspired by Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 320
Bruce Cervon, Al Koran Hanky Panky? borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appearAlso published here Tricks of Conjuring 1
Ron Wilson Al Koran's Ring Flight clever handling The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 104
Thomas Hierling Impromptu Al Koran spectator stops anytime during dealing, card matches prediction, faced deck method New Wave Close-Up 60
Juan Tamariz Miraculous Adivination two versions, as divination or location, Al Koran Deck The Magic Way 61
John Holland (reviewer) Mastered Amazement by Al Koran (written by Jack Lamonte) Epoptica (Issue 11) 532
Al Koran Take One No. 75, three different coins on table, three spectators each take a coin, performer finds out who has which Self-Working Coin Magic 104
Al Koran, Karl Fulves A Stab in the Pack No. 90, deck wrapped with dollar bill, knife next to selection Self-Working Coin Magic 132
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the otherInspired byAlso published here Seminarheft 32
John Bannon, Al Koran Five-Star Engraved Prediction four cards selected, reduced to one, this is engraved on brass disc in purse, inspired by Al Koran's "Five-Star Prediction" Impossibilia 139
Bruce Cervon, Al Koran Hanky Panky borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appearAlso published here Ultra Cervon 97
Bruce Cervon, Al Koran Silent Flight ringflight Ultra Cervon 107
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the otherInspired byAlso published here Magie 18
Al Koran Miracle Wallet Five Star Prediction, edited reprint of "Ken Brooke's instructions" from 1982
- Another Handling (sixteen cards distributed on table, one chosen, predicted in wallet)
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 18
Juan Tamariz Exactly the Same! combo with Al Koran type deck Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 6) 2077
Al Koran, Patrick Page Die Al Koran - Fingerhut-Routine finally having eight thimblesAlso published here Lecture Patrick Page 6
Michael Skinner, Al Koran A Deeper Mystery Inspired by Classic Sampler 18
Philip T. Goldstein Poker 101 clever ungaffed take on Al Koran's 1-0-1 Deck The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 3
Edward Bagshawe, Al Koran, Ron Wilson, Gene "Phantini" Grant, Ted Lesley The "Dream-Deck"-Combination single card divination It's Paramiraculous 2
Mark Garetz, Al Koran Persistence of Thought with camera flash unitInspired by Virtual Foolery 12
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelopeRelated toAlso published here Come A Little Closer 1
Jack Avis Nu Way Shell Game props changed to four white cards with colored spotsInspired by Vis à Vis 66
Jack Avis, Al Koran Poker Chip Psi four chips of different colors, one chosen is predicted via a card with that colorAlso published here
  • marketed item
Vis à Vis 88
Jack Avis, Al Koran Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelopeRelated toAlso published here Vis à Vis 112
Al Koran Miracle Card Stab exact center Vis à Vis 123
Christian Scherer Sensitive Finger five phases blindfold routine with sense of touch presentation
1. finger print, by touch
2. think stop
3. rising card under handkerchief, magnetism presentation
4. card identity divination
5. location of selection
Inspired by
  • Al Koran's "Koran's Miracle Blindfold Card Act" in Lewis Ganson's "Routined Manipulation Part II", 1951
Related to
  • Carl-Horst Meier's "Ein Psycho-Kartenprogramm" in "Intermagic" Vol. 4, No. 1, 1976
Sensitive Finger 9
Lewis Jones The full monte Hummer's Mathematical Monte variation with three cards, chosen one named, variation by Jack Avis with three packetsInspired byRelated to
  • "Monte Bank" (Lewis Jones, The Spring of 52)
Ahead of the Pack 63
Chuck Hickok Demonstration Three: People Reading Plus five people draw something on cardboardInspired by Mentalism, Incorporated 81
Darwin Ortiz The Zen Master performer knows position of card, memorized deckInspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 102
Karl Fulves 3-Coin Monte three cards and three coins, spectator moves cards around, performer places coins on cards which he thinks match the value of the coins via instructionsInspired by Off The Books (Issue 4) 59
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the otherInspired byAlso published here Bisingen 03 21
Dave Campbell Performing Aces Aces turn over in deck, Twisting sequence, two Aces transpose from pockets of spectator and performer, Assembly (diamond shape layout for Ace assembly, before Daryl)Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • The Gen, Vol. 22 No. 8, Dec. 1966
The Dave Campbell Legacy 141
Eric Mead Lazy Restoration handling to restore reversed part of stackInspired by Tangled Web 117
Paul Vigil Diplopia one thought-of (and removed) card by performer and one by spectator, performer finds spectator's card and vice versaInspired by
  • "Tap a Lack" (Paul Cummins, MAGIC, July 2005)
Related toVariations
Diplopia 3
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the otherInspired byAlso published here Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 17
Christoph Borer Challenge Peek three cards are divined, half Al Koran deck Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 37
Nick Trost, Al Koran Trost on Al Koran's "Prediction Supreme" three cards, Ten-Twenty Force Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 127
Al Koran, Roberto Giobbi One-Deck Do-as-I-Do miscallingRelated to Secret Agenda (Issue July 26) 223
Patrick Page Other Revelations on divining cards, finding the mate of the chosen cardRelated to Magic Page by Page 85
Al Koran, Patrick Page The Al Koran Thimble Routine finally having eight thimblesAlso published here Magic Page by Page 187
Alexander de Cova, Patrick Page, Al Koran Der Stich im Dunkeln mate of free selection is stabbed by performerInspired by Seminar-Leviten 8
Karl Fulves Three Cheat Monte spectator shuffles deck and deals out two cards, looks at one and exchanges the other two, selection indicated and namedInspired by Prolix (Issue 10) 639
Darwin Ortiz Sorcerer's Apprentice spectator and performer locate each other's cardsRelated to Lessons in Card Mastery 277
Paul Vigil The Lazy Man's Card Trick presentation to reveal selection on topInspired by Classic Fantastic 240
Pit Hartling Thought Exchange performer and spectator each glimpse card in one half, they locate each other's cards, half stackInspired by In Order to Amaze 70
Gene Anderson The Tear Through Time - History and Evolution of the Torn & Restored Newspaper A. Introduction
B. Cortini
C. Benno Pantel
D. Carl Brema
E. Janos Bartl & D. J. Stringer
F. Al Baker
G. Al Koran
H. Gene Anderson
I. Doug Henning
Gene Anderson — The Book 226
Gene Anderson The Tear Through Time - History and Evolution of the Torn & Restored Newspaper A. Introduction
B. Cortini
C. Benno Pantel
D. Carl Brema
E. Janos Bartl & D. J. Stringer
F. Al Baker
G. Al Koran
H. Gene Anderson
I. Doug Henning
Gene Anderson — The Book 226
Jon Racherbaumer Remembering Al Koran with story about performance of the Five Star Prediction, quotes by others about Koran Facsimile (Issue 6) 47
Chris Rawlins Hack newspaper page chosen, torn up, piece selected, content divinedInspired by
  • Al Koran's binary newspaper test
The Event, 2017 39
Ondřej Pšenička Lazy Man on Edge Lazy Man Card Trick plot, uses Butterfly cardsInspired by The Secret of the Butterflies 70
Johnny Thompson The Koran Medallion credit information, Medallion hanging around performer's neckInspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 157
Denis Behr Mating Season - Phase One - Poker-Hand Duplication
- Phase Two - Speed Mating
- Phase Three - All at Once
Inspired by Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 29
Al Koran Center Tear von Al Koran Mentale Notizen 57
Michael Breggar 52! Repeatedly count and deal cards based on the card stopped at, magician predicts the final cardInspired by Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 105
John Hostler Medallion Meets Tidal Wave card freely chosen, folded prediction card in money clip in pocket matchesInspired by Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 49
Matt Baker Casablanca Spectator predicts which card magician will freely select, magician divines card selected by spectatorInspired by The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 31