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Edward Victor A Match Divination divination of amount of selected matches
Related toVariations 1937 Magic of the Hands 114
Theodore Annemann Trance Card Al Koran type deck for spelling routine
1941 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 envelope
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1943/27 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
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 70) 287
Al Koran The Koran Torn and Restored Newspaper
1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 36
Al Koran Koran's Solo Aces
Variations 1950 Routined Manipulation — Part One 100
Toni Koynini Any Number spectator cuts deck and deals to any number in deck, adds digits and deals again, that card predicted
Inspired by
  • Al Koran trick from Magic Wand mental magic competition
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 22
Al Koran Koran's Miracle Blindfold Act multi-phase routine performed genuinely blindfolded, comprised of the following effects
Variations 1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 72
Al Koran Effect No 1. "Sense of Touch" performer blindfolded, selected card is located by feel in tabled spread
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 73
Al Koran Effect No. 2. "Stop - By Power of Thought" performer blindfolded
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 74
Al Koran Effect No. 3. "Three Times Three" performer blindfolded, three cards lost in three piles and located
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 74
Al Koran Effect No. 4. "Double Thoughts" performer blindfolded, two spectators have five cards each, they exchange one and then name their cards, performer knows which ones were exchanged
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 75
Al Koran Effect No. 5. "Prediction Plus" performer blindfolded, card chosen with ten-twenty force is predicted
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 76
Al Koran Effect No. 6. "Force Superb" performer blindfolded, card chosen and performer finds it in his pocket
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 76
Al Koran Hindu Force with preliminary display face in which bottom card changes
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 76
Al Koran Effect No. 7. "The Pay Off" performer blindfolded, several cards selected and shuffled back, deck put in performer's pocket where he locates chosen cards by touch
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 77
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 envelope
Also published here 1953 "Come a little closer..." 33
Unknown Section Seven - The Magic of Al Koran
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 127
Al Koran Simplex Torn and Restored Newspaper with one piece missing
Related toAlso published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 129
Al Koran, Jack Avis, Roy Walton A Pound For Your Card signed card placed in nest of three envelopes, bill borrowed and serial number noted and then put in purse, card and bill transpose
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 139
Al Koran The Fate of a Fiver bill torn and crumpled up and put in ash tray, then shown restored, repeat but then it restores to many bills and some coins that have the same value when added up
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 146
Al Koran "Hanky Panky" Routine borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
  • 1. Penetration of the handkerchief by the pencil
  • 2. Burnt and restored handkerchief
  • 3. Cut and restored handkerchief (Jack Chanin)
  • 4. Continuous production of coins from the handkerchief (Jack Chanin)
  • 5. Production of a cigarette and lighter from the handkerchief
  • 6. Production of a glass of wine from the handkerchief (Jardine Ellis)
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 154
Al Koran Perfection - Do As I Do performer and spectator both remove a card from a different deck, they match, one card is switched and the other card changes to match
1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 165
Al Koran A Word in Thousands carbon paper
1954/27 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
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 140
Tony Corinda, Al Koran Centre Tear (One Hand Variation)
Related to 1959 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
1959 Billets 195
Al Koran, Tony Corinda (28) The Ouija Board
1959 Mediumistic Stunts 299
Jack Miller, Al Koran Lazy Man's Card Trick
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1962 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
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 23
Hugh Miller, Al Koran Professional Presentation including Koran's comments on presentation and on the tricks in the book
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 5
Al Koran The Gold Medallion prediction of number on medallion
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 11
Al Koran Ring On Stick multi phase routine
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 17
Al Koran Birthday Card Trick birthday is divined, center tear
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 29
Al Koran The Torn Centre center tear handling
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 32
Al Koran Book Test no additional props, just four books, nice
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 37
Al Koran Torn & Restored Cigarette Paper
Variations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 43
Al Koran Black Magic number appears on smoked tin plate
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 49
Al Koran Encore Card Stab stacked, estimation, apparently by Patrick Page, see "Magic Page by Page" for credits
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 57
Al Koran Out of hand Selection Process spectator cuts cards and takes top, delayed glimpse
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 60
Al Koran Knife Glimpse used in Stabbing Routine
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 62
Al Koran Doodles psychometry with six spectators and papers
Variations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 67
Al Koran Princess Card Trick...Plus deck shuffled after selections, deck switch
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 71
Al Koran One-and-a-Half Card Case
1967 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
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 81
Al Koran Double Thought spectator finds performer's card and the other way around, marked deck
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 89
Al Koran Card Prediction marked deck, prediction with nail writer
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 95
Al Koran Sure Fire Force bold, basically you give the spectator the force cards
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 101
Al Koran The Flying Ring reel
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 107
Al Koran The Pendulum Tells six torn half blank cards are attributed to correct spectators with pendulum
1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 113
Al Koran Double Deal dealing five people the same cards, set up, twenty-five duplicates, siamesa
Variations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 119
Al Koran Note Under Cup bill put under one of three cups, performer know which one
Variations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 127
Al Koran, Alton Sharpe Borrowed You Find It two methods: sticky card and belly-stripped card
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 93
Al Koran Koran's Double Out Prediction two-way out
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 97
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the market for magic, Marvyn Roy, Al Koran
1971 Magick (Issue 20) 100
Ken De Courcy The Jackpot Matchbox divination of amount of selected matches
Inspired by 1971 At the Drop of a Match 30
Glenn G. Gravatt, Al Koran The Antique Medallion
Inspired by 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 58
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 Dalal
Related to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
VariationsAlso published here
Apr. 1972 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
1972 Magick (Issue 43) 214
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on the passing of Al Koran
1972 Magick (Issue 52) 260
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Al Koran, Sid Lorraine, T. Page Wright
1972 Magick (Issue 63) 314
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Al Koran's Legacy by Al Koran (written by Hugh Miller) 1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 49
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Al Koran
1973 Magick (Issue 67) 334
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
Also published here July 1973 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 11
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 envelope
Related to 1974 Magick (Issue 100) 497
Tony Griffith, Al Koran The Princess Trick twenty-five duplicates
Inspired by 1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 54
Audley Walsh, Al Koran Magician's Nightmare description Koran Deck and some Koran anecdotes
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 130
Vic Perry, Al Koran Envelope Switch prediction of coin in envelope, envelope to switch coin
1975 Magick (Issue 143) 713
Alan Shaxon The Jubilee Medallion number appears on medallion
Related to 1976 Practical Sorcery 21
Ken Krenzel Miracle Coin small coin cleanly vanishes and reappears, wax
Related to
  • "Bare-handed Coin Vanish" (Al Koran, Koran's Legacy, p. 115)
1976 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #6) 943
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 given
Related to 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 98
Al Koran Ein Kartentrick für Faule Magier
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, June 1973
June 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 65
Carlhorst Meier Ein Psycho-Kartenprogramm multi-phase routine performed genuinely blindfolded, comprised of the following effects
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 38
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Ken Brooke, Al Koran, David Roth, Finn Jon, John Calvert, Jay and Frances Marshall
Aug. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 455
Lewis Ganson Tribute to the Card Stars three or even four four-of-a-kinds show up
Inspired by 1977 Matching the Cards 22
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Holbrook Lecture Notes by Brad Holbrook
with credit information about "Salute To Vernon" by Al Koran
Related to 1977 Interlocutor (Issue 15) 57
Cicardi PSI-Symbols princess card trick with 36 picture cards
Inspired by 1977 Magick (Issue 186) 929
Roy Johnson None But the Brave two numbers chosen, they correspond to time of pocket watch
Inspired by 1977 Third Dimension 68
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on Mike Caldwell, Albert Goshman, Al Koran, Dai . Vernon, John Fisher
Mar. 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 550
Karl Fulves Medallion impromptu method, credit information, card and number predicted
Inspired by 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 7) 1125
Thomas Alan Waters Numerology Card in Wallet prediction in envelope, in wallet, nine-force, version of Al Koran's "Five-Star Miracle Card"
Variations 1978 Magick (Issue 205) 1023
Jack Kent Tillar Ultimedallion design for Koran Medallion, number actually inscribed
Inspired by 1978 Magick (Issue 208) 1039
Al Koran Chips chips in bowl, some are selected by performer and spectator, relation is predicted
1978 Magick (Issue 219) 1092
Al Koran Peek Card Case
Dec. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 12) 771
David Britland Velleda Variations chips with numbers in a bag, forcing a number, erasable ink
Inspired by Jan. 1979 The Talon (Issue 3) 25
Al Koran, Jack Avis, Roy Walton Ein Pfund für Ihre Karte signed card placed in nest of three envelopes, bill borrowed and serial number noted and then put in purse, card and bill transpose
Also published here Dec. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3&4) 110
Al Koran Das Schicksal eines Hunderters bill torn and crumpled up and put in ash tray, then shown restored, repeat but then it restores to many bills and some coins that have the same value when added up
Also published here Dec. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3&4) 122
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 bill
Variations 1980 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
1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 60
Jack Kent Tillar Mental Monte bill put under one of three cups, performer know which one
Inspired by 1980 Magick (Issue 260) 1297
Al Koran, Patrick Page The Al KORAN Thimble Routine finally having eight thimbles
Also published here 1980 Magic Page by Page 3
Al Mann The Wallets Himber's, Al Koran's Wallet, The Bombshell Wallet
1981 The "H" Factor 1
Al Mann Page One with an Al Koran Wallet
1981 The "H" Factor 9
Al Mann The Noesis of Nyx card in envelope in wallet, with Al Koran Wallet
1981 The "H" Factor 19
Al Mann One Hundred Clams signed bill is burned and appears restored in an envelope, Al Koran Wallet
1981 The "H" Factor 21
Al Mann Instant Mindreading Al Koran Wallet as a peek wallet
1981 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
1981 The "H" Factor 23
Al Mann, T. Page Wright, William Larsen The Royal Album torn and restored card, corner as a reference, Al Koran Wallet
Related to
  • Sphinx Vol.27 #9, 1928
1981 The "H" Factor 26
Thomas Alan Waters, Jack Avis The Occultear secretly tearing the center
  • Writing Materials
  • The Area of Writings
  • The Fold
  • The Tear
Related to 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 171
Gene "Phantini" Grant Super Mental Deck Al Koran Deck meets Svengali
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 26
Wayne Dobson Koran Revisited gimmick to load and add gimmick for Koran Medallion
Related to 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 66
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) Oct. 1982 Epoptica (Issue 2) 75
Thomas Alan Waters Keynow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on key
Inspired by 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 342
Al Koran Al Koran's Top-Change Card held in End Grip, some handling finesses
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 78
Michael Weber Floored Al Koran Five-Star Deck, prediction is jumbo card on the wall when an elevator is left
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 33
Al Koran, Edward Victor Koran / Victor Number Force see Al Koran's Jackpot Coins
Related to Nov. 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1177
Father Cyprian Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card signed card is torn into four pieces, flash restoration
Inspired by 1983 Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card 1
Johnny Thompson Polish-ing Koran's Medallion
Inspired by 1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 320
Jeff Busby (reviewer) The Magic of Al Koran by Al Koran (written by Martin Breese) Aug. 1984 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"
1984 The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 10
Stephen Minch The Effect description of blindfold card act, genuinely no vision, consisting of the following individual effects
Inspired by 1984 Eyeless in Gaza 1
Al Koran Ein Dreifacher Buchtest
Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 154
Gene Nielsen, Al Koran Dream Car Routine confabulation type routine with forced instead of free choices
Inspired by
  • Al Koran routine in Pentagram, Vol. 3 No. 1, Oct. 1948
1985 The Bag Book 3
Al Koran, Gene Nielsen Chest of Koran two cards predicted in an envelope, chosen from zip loc bag
1985 The Bag Book 4
Bruce Cervon, Al Koran Hanky Panky? borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
Also published here 1985 (ca.) Tricks of Conjuring 1
Ron Wilson Al Koran's Ring Flight clever handling
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 104
Thomas Hierling Impromptu Al Koran spectator stops anytime during dealing, card matches prediction, faced deck method
1987 New Wave Close-Up 60
John Holland (reviewer) Mastered Amazement by Al Koran (written by Jack Lamonte) Feb. 1988 Epoptica (Issue 11) 532
Juan Tamariz Miraculous Adivination two versions, as divination or location, Al Koran Deck
1988 The Magic Way 61
Al Koran Zeitungszerreißtrick with one piece missing
Also published here Feb. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 3) 134
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 Seminarheft 32
Al Koran Take One No. 75, three different coins on table, three spectators each take a coin, performer finds out who has which
1989 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
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 132
Bruce Cervon, Al Koran Hanky Panky borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
Also published here 1990 Ultra Cervon 97
Bruce Cervon, Al Koran Silent Flight ringflight
1990 Ultra Cervon 107
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"
1990 Impossibilia 139
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 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)
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 18
Larry Becker Mail Mental named number on label attached to coin, Lippincott coin box
Inspired by 1992 Stunners! 217
Al Koran, Patrick Page Die Al Koran - Fingerhut-Routine finally having eight thimbles
Also published here 1993 Lecture Patrick Page 6
Alexander de Cova Zum Al Koran Forcierspiel handling tips
1995 Mini-Seminar 1995 11
Philip T. Goldstein Poker 101 clever ungaffed take on Al Koran's 1-0-1 Deck
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 3
Michael Skinner, Al Koran A Deeper Mystery
Inspired by 1996 Classic Sampler 18
Al Koran Hanky Panky Routine described by Lewis Ganson, borrowed handkerchief is burned and restored, then coins and a filled wine glass appear
  • 1. Ein Bleistift durchdringt das Taschentuch
  • 2. Verbranntes und wieder hergestelltes Taschentuch
  • 3. Zerschnittenes und wiederhergestelltes Taschentuch (Jack Chanin)
  • 4. Fortwährende Münzenproduktion aus Tuch (Jack Chanin)
  • 5. Produktion einer Zigarette und eines Feuerzeugs
  • 6. Produktion eines Glases Wein (Jardine Ellis)
Also published here 1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 1) 27
Mark Garetz, Al Koran Persistence of Thought with camera flash unit
Inspired by 1997 Virtual Foolery 12
Edward Bagshawe, Al Koran, Ron Wilson, Gene "Phantini" Grant, Ted Lesley The "Dream-Deck"-Combination single card divination
1997 It's Paramiraculous 2
Joe Mogar You Can Call Me "Al" four thimbles vanish
Inspired by
  • "Master Move" (Al Koran, Mastered Amazement, 1947)
1997 Digital Effects 86
Roy Johnson Münzenlotto II Miraskill and Einstein routine with coins and two cups
Inspired by 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 2) 80
Jack Avis Nu Way Shell Game props changed to four white cards with colored spots
Inspired by 1998 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 color
Also published here
  • marketed item
1998 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 envelope
Related toAlso published here 1998 Vis à Vis 112
Al Koran Miracle Card Stab exact center
1998 Vis à Vis 123
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 envelope
Related toAlso published here 1998 Come A Little Closer 1
Albert Spackman, Al Koran DoublESP multi-phase prediction with Himber wallet
1998 The Himber Wallet Book 65
Dave Arch The Tender Touch matching the amount of cards cut by spectator
Inspired by
  • Al Koran's "The Eye Of the Beholder" in Hugh Miller's "Al Koran's Legacy"
1998 Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 7) 294
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 byRelated to 1999 Sensitive Finger 9
Al Koran Mein Symboltest stacked symbol cards, red and black symbols
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 2) 72
Al Koran Überall und Nirgends three cards chosen, performer turns over three cards behind back, all wrong, spectators chose all the same card which is found in pocket, weight hold-ou
  • Effekt Nr. 1 (grifflose Methode)
  • Effekt Nr. 2 (die Griff-Methode)
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 2) 76
Graham Jolley Graham Jolley on Chan Canasta and Al Koran with credit info for Koran's Torn and Restored Newspaper from "Routined Manipulation Finale"
Related to 2001 Chan Canasta — Afterthoughts 5
Darwin Ortiz The Zen Master performer knows position of card, memorized deck
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 102
Chuck Hickok Demonstration Three: People Reading Plus five people draw something on cardboard
Inspired by 2002 Mentalism, Incorporated 81
Lewis Jones The full monte Hummer's Mathematical Monte variation with three cards, chosen one named, variation by Jack Avis with three packets
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Monte Bank" (Lewis Jones, The Spring of 52)
Variations
2002 Ahead of the Pack 63
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 Bisingen 03 21
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 instructions
Inspired by 2003 Off The Books (Issue 4) 59
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 toVariationsAlso published here
  • The Gen, Vol. 22 No. 8, Dec. 1966
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 141
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant Al Koran, Rip-Offs
Jan. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 1) 12
David Regal, Dan Garrett Speaking Volumes
Related to July 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 7) 33
Eric Mead Lazy Restoration handling to restore reversed part of stack
Inspired by 2006 Tangled Web 117
Darwin Ortiz Gold Medaillon Handling see also p. 105
Inspired by 2006 Designing Miracles 86
Al Koran Koran's Romany Coin Trick three copper coins wrapped in handkerchief, same with three silver coins, they transpose
2006 Diverting Coin Magic 53
Christoph Borer Double Thought half forcing deck, spectator and magician find the selection of the other
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 17
Christoph Borer Challenge Peek three cards are divined, half Al Koran deck
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 37
Paul Vigil Diplopia one thought-of (and removed) card by performer and one by spectator, performer finds spectator's card and vice versa
Inspired by
  • "Tap a Lack" (Paul Cummins, MAGIC, July 2005)
Related toVariations
2007 Diplopia 3
Unknown Impromptu Lazy Man's Card Trick
Inspired by June 2007 Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 2) 4
Nick Trost Trost on Al Koran's "Prediction Supreme" three cards, Ten-Twenty Force
Inspired by
  • "Prediction Supreme" (Al Koran, The Magic Wand, Oct. 1946)
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 127
Nick Trost ESP Double Thought with ESP cards
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 569
Al Koran, Roberto Giobbi One-Deck Do-as-I-Do miscalling
Related to 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 26) 223
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Al Koran's Blindfold Card Act by Brian Barnes Apr. 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4) 91
Alexander de Cova, Patrick Page, Al Koran Der Stich im Dunkeln mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Inspired by 2011 Seminar-Leviten 8
Patrick Page Other Revelations on divining cards, finding the mate of the chosen card
Related to 2011 Magic Page by Page 85
Al Koran, Patrick Page The Al Koran Thimble Routine finally having eight thimbles
Also published here 2011 Magic Page by Page 187
David Britland (reviewer) Al Koran: The Unique Years by Al Koran (written by Martin Breese) Oct. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 10) 84
Darwin Ortiz Sorcerer's Apprentice spectator and performer locate each other's cards
Related to 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 277
Karl Fulves Three Cheat Monte spectator shuffles deck and deals out two cards, looks at one and exchanges the other two, selection indicated and named
Inspired by 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 639
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Al Koran: The Unique Years by Al Koran (written by Martin Breese) May 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 5) 81
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Al Koran's Secrets by Graham Jolley Sep. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 9) 82
Paul Vigil The Lazy Man's Card Trick presentation to reveal selection on top
Inspired by 2014 Classic Fantastic 240
Chris Rawlins A Jolly Prediction newspaper torn up and a piece selected, a word is chosen, it has been predicted
Inspired by
  • "Headline Countdown" (Al Koran's Legacy, 1972)
May 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 5) 54
David Britland The Trick That Didn't Fool Einstein
  • Cardopolis
credit information
  • History of a Mystery
  • A Novel Card Effect
  • The Repeat
  • Finally
Related to
  • "The Trick That Fooled Einstein" (Al Koran's Lecture Notes, 1972)
  • "The Worms Turn" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem No. 17, July 1959)
June 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 6) 24
Pit Hartling Thought Exchange performer and spectator each glimpse card in one half, they locate each other's cards, half stack
Inspired by 2016 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
2016 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
2016 Gene Anderson — The Book 226
Jon Racherbaumer Remembering Al Koran with story about performance of the Five Star Prediction, quotes by others about Koran
2017 Facsimile (Issue 6) 47
Ondřej Pšenička Lazy Man on Edge Lazy Man Card Trick plot, uses Butterfly cards
Inspired by 2017 The Secret of the Butterflies 70
Chris Rawlins Hack newspaper page chosen, torn up, piece selected, content divined
Inspired by
  • Al Koran's binary newspaper test
2017 The Event, 2017 39
John Hostler Medallion Meets Tidal Wave card freely chosen, folded prediction card in money clip in pocket matches
Inspired by 2018 Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 49
Michael Breggar 52! Repeatedly count and deal cards based on the card stopped at, magician predicts the final card
Inspired by Oct. 2018 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 105
Johnny Thompson The Koran Medallion credit information, Medallion hanging around performer's neck
Inspired by 2018 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 byRelated to 2018 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 3 29
Al Koran Center Tear von Al Koran
2018 Mentale Notizen 57
Harry Lorayne Lazy Man's Card Trick
Also published here 2018 And Finally! 213
Matt Baker Casablanca Spectator predicts which card magician will freely select, magician divines card selected by spectator
Inspired by 2019 The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 31
Paul Gallagher Sympathy Fantastique card cut to, cards of same value found while peeling off top and bottom cards repeatedly until one remains, then all cards end up mated
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Leo Reed Koran's Country cards with countries on them, one chosen via stop procedure, it is predicted via flag, Pseudo Duplicate Flag Principle
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May 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 5) 66
Roberto Giobbi Torn and Restored Thread only presentation
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