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Jack Merlin The Hop off the Bottom switching hand in a game, Jinx Switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 10
Unknown Bottom Card Jog bottom card injogged with first finger under deck, step 27
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 149
Kent Arthur Spurious Pelf "do as i do" sequence with spectator and 5 bills each, selected bill remains upside down
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 60) 429
Unknown The Two-Hand Plunger Rising Cards
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 211
Unknown Le Temps Switch
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 249
Unknown The Invisible Transit
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 290
Charlie Miller The Dunbury Delusion
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 319
Unknown The Psychic Stop! at seventh position, psychological
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 330
Edward Marlo Marlo's Count Down Flourish
Variations 1942 Let's See the Deck 5
Dave Price The Dave Price False Cut
Related toVariations 1943 Tricks and Sleights 29
Francis Carlyle Carlyle's Card idea by Fred Braue on page 214, see reference, for credit information see also "Informant" reference
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 196
Dai Vernon One Handed Slip Cut
VariationsAlso published here 1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 30
Dai Vernon 123
Related toVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 129) 517
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 524
Paul Curry The Whispering Jokers card is removed, all card named and removed one named instead of joker, selection is named
Related toVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 528
Paul LePaul Deceptive Perception five red backed cards and one blue backed card change into five blue backed cards and one red backed card
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 135
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Card Change does the same as glide
Related toVariations 1949 Controlled Miracles 22
Al Leech Turnover Divination
Related toVariations 1949 For Card Men Only 24
Al Leech Double Deuce
Related toVariations 1949 For Card Men Only 26
Bruce Elliott Fillip! card production, looks like a precursor of Jerry K. Hartman's Popover Move
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 751
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Penetration Ace-Two-Three or all Aces penetrate pack one at a time
Variations 1953 The Cardician 46
Edward Marlo Mental Reverse
Related toVariations 1953 The Cardician 128
Dr. Jacob Daley Rouge et Noir five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Related toVariations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1146
Bruce Elliott Fillip card production, looks like a precursor of Jerry K. Hartman's Popover Move
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 140
Dai Vernon Stabbing Force
VariationsAlso published here 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 22
Al Leech The Casino Trick
Related toVariations 1959 Cardmanship 13
Dai Vernon Twisting the Aces original version
Related toVariations 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 5
Edward Marlo Marlo's Turnaround Glimpse all-around square up glimpse
VariationsAlso published here 1961 The Multiple Shift 56
Cliff Green The Push-Pull Double Lift
Related to 1961 Professional Card Magic 19
Edward Marlo The Magic Throw #1 challenge conditions
Related to 1962 Estimation 70
Frank Garcia The Apex Ace Aces vanish on pack, Ace of Spades comes to top three times, aces reappear face up
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 88
Al Leech Lost and Found Aces Aces vanish and reappear at face of four packets
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 195
Al Leech Packet Switch "Le Temps"-style switch combined with Drop Switch to switch all cards of a packet in action of peeling top one onto deck and displaying it
Related to 1965 Super Card Man Stuff 52
Harry Lorayne Out of my Control standard psychological stop effect, with outs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 12
J. W. Sarles Coercion Problems with Cards - No. Five
card reversed behind back by performer, then spectator, same card
Variations Sep. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 55
Larry Jennings Tell-Tale Aces rather complex handling
Related toVariations 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 49
Larry Jennings Larreverse
Related toVariations 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 59
Karl Fulves By Any Other Name two methods (gaffed card & Elmsley Count)
Related toVariations Winter 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 135
Bob Haskell, Edward Marlo Reverse Double Undercut
Related toVariations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 5
Karl Fulves Three Way Split transposition procedure posed as a problem, for solutions see references
Variations 1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 32
Robert Parrish By Any Other Name Variation see also p. 1036
Inspired byVariations Jan. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 155
Larry Jennings Jennings' Open Travellers
Variations 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 41
Bruce Cervon Half Reverse Cut in the action of cutting deck from hands to table half is turned over
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 42
Ralph Gironda Reversing Aces
Related to 1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 47
Jerry K. Hartman Two Way Split - (a) Underturn kind of wrist-turn second deal turnover as switch/reverse with applications
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 49
Jerry K. Hartman (b) EnTransed one card in center of deck
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 50
Jerry K. Hartman (c) Semi-Classical Quickie reversed card transforms into selection, see also Ed Marlo's "Classical Quickie" (Classical Foursome)
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 50
Jerry K. Hartman (d) Change of Face solution
Inspired by 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 50
Jerry K. Hartman (e) Change of Place
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 51
Roy Walton Black Widow Notes transpo in sandwiches
Inspired byVariations 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 55
Alan Brown Black Widow two initialed cards change place in sandwich cards, see also p. 270 and p. 276 for ideas by John Hudak, Bill Zavis and Fulves
Related toVariations May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 255
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by George McLean & George Blake
Related toVariationsAlso published here May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 257
Peter Alexis 50-50 performer and spectator have card, whichever comes first when deck is dealt wins, cheating
Variations June 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 261
Roy Walton Mission Accomplished
Related toVariations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 18
Roy Walton Impact Aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then Ace in envelope turns over
Inspired by
  • Chesbro & West's "Airmail" from Tricks You Can Count On
VariationsAlso published here
1969 The Devil's Playthings 31
Roy Walton The Changeling two cards change into selection one by one
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 38
Jerry K. Hartman Sandswitch transpo in sandwiches
Inspired by 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 62
Jerry K. Hartman Imagin-Ace-tion aces all become AS, then back
1970 Epilogue (Issue 9) 69
Harvey Rosenthal Instant Sandwich king on bottom and top, vanish and sandwich card in middle
Related to 1970 Epilogue (Issue 10) 77
Jerry K. Hartman Displaced card reversed in deck transposes with sandwiched card, see also p. 348
Related to
  • "Repeat Transposition", 4th method (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #8)
Also published here
June 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 344
Alan Brown Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684
Related toVariations Sep. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 357
Jerry K. Hartman Preliminaries general technical background and some credit info of top-of-deck, Braue-style add-on/switches, six contexts to add top card(s) to a packet, three methods to obtain initial break below card(s)
1970 Secret Subtraction 1
Jerry K. Hartman Covered Break-Maker breakless add-on of multiple cards to a packet, deck is beveled and right second finger riffles top of deck below packet
1970 Secret Subtraction 3
Jerry K. Hartman Obtain Break from Out-jog
Also published here 1970 Secret Subtraction 4
Jerry K. Hartman Flourish Count Add-On each card Flourish-Counted face down beneath packet after being peeling onto deck, “to avoid the unnatural action of tabling and retaking the deck or the rather cumbersome repositioning of the deck required by the standard methods”
1970 Secret Subtraction 5
Jerry K. Hartman Flourish Count Secret Addition switch out any three of the four Aces, regardless of their order
1970 Secret Subtraction 6
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction The Basic Action
  • Variation 1
  • Variation 2
  • Variation 3
  • Variation 4
  • Variation 5
    • New Faces #1
    • New Faces #2
  • Variation 6
  • Variation 7
    • Sandwich Switch (a)
    • Sandwich Switch (b)
1970 Secret Subtraction 7
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – The Basic Action as example, three of four Aces are stolen back onto deck as fourth is peeled, switching them out
Variations 1970 Secret Subtraction 7
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 1 switch out first and second Aces of packet or second and third
1970 Secret Subtraction 8
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 2 similar to Variation 1, switch out first two Aces, next two Aces get left face up on deck after peeling them
1970 Secret Subtraction 8
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 3 switch out three Aces, leaving them below top card of deck
1970 Secret Subtraction 9
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 4 ditch Ace(s) on top of deck without switching in card(s) in their place
1970 Secret Subtraction 9
Jerry K. Hartman New Faces #1 (Variation 5)
three Twos and one King change into three Kings and one Two, achieves Secret Subtraction of all four cards, including the last one peeled
1970 Secret Subtraction 9
Jerry K. Hartman New Faces #2 (Variation 5)
four Twos change into four Kings in same suit order, achieves Secret Subtraction of all four cards, including the last one peeled
1970 Secret Subtraction 10
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 6 to rearrange order of packet, Elevator trick as example, Ace-Two-Three rise from middle of deck to top individually
Related to
  • “Three Up” (Howard Lyons, Ibidem, No. 9, p. 9)
1970 Secret Subtraction 10
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 7
  • (a) switch out Ace of Clubs for Ace of Spades (from top of deck) as it is placed face down between red Aces
  • (b) faceup Ace of Clubs between faceup red Aces is switched for Ace of Spades as it is turned face down and replaced between them
Related to 1970 Secret Subtraction 11
Jerry K. Hartman Applications
  • Aces to Aces
  • Twin Twist
  • Small World
  • Redone-bury Delusion
  • Instant Sandwich
1970 Secret Subtraction 13
Jerry K. Hartman Aces to Aces Ace packet, two openly turned face down, then all are shown to be face down, then turned over to show they are not Aces, the indifferent cards are inserted into deck reversed, deck is spread revealing four faceup Aces
1970 Secret Subtraction 13
Jerry K. Hartman Twin Twist two selections, red Aces tabled face down, black Aces sandwich two cards in deck which turn out to be the red Aces and tabled cards are the selections
1970 Secret Subtraction 15
Jerry K. Hartman Small World spectator mixes four reds and four blacks, chooses a color and hands you four cards, he separates all four of one color
Inspired by 1970 Secret Subtraction 16
Jerry K. Hartman Redone-bury Delusion
Related to 1970 Secret Subtraction 18
Jerry K. Hartman Re-deal Force
Variations 1970 Secret Subtraction 19
Jerry K. Hartman Instant Sandwich black Aces are buried together in middle of deck, red Aces are placed face down to top and bottom, they instantly travel into deck between black Aces
  • Variation: red Aces travel from pocket to middle of deck between black Aces
Related to
  • “Trap and Trade” (Jerry K. Hartman, Card Devilry, 2017, p. 45)
Also published here
  • "Instant Sandwich” (Jerry, K. Hartman, Card Craft, 1991, p.51)
1970 Secret Subtraction 20
Jerry K. Hartman Notes three brief tips
1970 Secret Subtraction 22
Fred Lessor Simple Optics selection travels from underneath hat into deck between aces, simplified handling
Inspired byVariations 1971 Epilogue (Issue 13) 101
Karl Fulves Optical Aces card vanishes from sandwich under hat, travels into sandwich in deck
Related toVariations 1971 The Book of Numbers 15
Jerry K. Hartman One Way Ghost "Two Tricks" No. 1, for credit information see also p. 684
Inspired byRelated to Apr. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 414
Jerry K. Hartman Down & Deal "Two Tricks" No. 2
three or more spectators select cards and receive packets, they all do down-under-deals simultaneously and end up with selections
Apr. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 414
Jerry K. Hartman She Jumped transpo in sandwiches, see p. 424 for correction
Inspired by May 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 422
Reinhard Müller 3-Card Catch one-handed sandwich throw
Related toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 431
Jerry K. Hartman Notes on 3 Card Catch three selection, found with four aces
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 461
Jerry K. Hartman Section I. Pull-Up Lifts
  • Bottom Double Lift
  • Center Double Lift
  • Pull-Up Double Lift
Applications:
  • Glide Substitute
  • Tri-rise
  • Positranstion
1971 Odd Lifts 1
Jerry K. Hartman Bottom Double Lift drawn out from outer end, letter to Karl Fulves dated 12/24/70
Also published here 1971 Odd Lifts 1
Jerry K. Hartman Center Double Lift doing Bottom Double Lift on upper half of deck after allowing bottom half to drop (beginning of Charlier Cut), letter to Karl Fulves dated 12/24/70
1971 Odd Lifts 1
Jerry K. Hartman Pull-Up Double Lift similar technique as above, used for Double Lift on top of deck, similar to (the reverse actions of) reference
Related to 1971 Odd Lifts 2
Jerry K. Hartman Glide Substitute also offers a trick for context, four cards are removed from deck, none are the selection, the one that spectator chooses changes into selection
Inspired by
  • "Card Eliminator" (Blackstone’s Card Tricks, p. 89)
1971 Odd Lifts 2
Jerry K. Hartman Tri-rise bottom cards of three piles each rise to the tops
1971 Odd Lifts 3
Jerry K. Hartman Positranstion four-phases, two cards transpose three times, for finale they are lost in deck and two other cards are removed, they change into original two cards
Inspired by 1971 Odd Lifts 3
Jerry K. Hartman Obtaining Break One Card Below Out-jog(s) while squaring out-jogged card on top, thumb in-jogs second card
Related to 1971 Odd Lifts 5
Jerry K. Hartman Section II. Push Back Lifts Basic technique:
  • Lift all but bottom card
  • Lift all but top and bottom cards
Applications:
  • Active Aces
  • On the Up and Up
1971 Odd Lifts 6
Jerry K. Hartman Push Back Lifts Basic technique:
  • Multiple Lift of all but bottom card
  • Multiple Lift of all but top and bottom cards (apparently the second card)
used with packets to replace buckles, accommodates end-for-end turnovers
Related toAlso published here 1971 Odd Lifts 6
Jerry K. Hartman Active Aces Aces packet, black Aces shown to be on top and bottom, they transpose with each other twice, for finale they transpose with red Aces, letter to Karl Fulves dated 12/24/70
1971 Odd Lifts 6
Jerry K. Hartman On the Up and Up Aces packet, two times the red Aces travel from below black Aces to above, for finale one red Ace comes to top and spectator makes second one come up, letter to Karl Fulves dated 1/25/71
Variations 1971 Odd Lifts 7
Jerry K. Hartman Section III. The Green Lift Basic technique
  • Variation: Second From Top Double Lift
Applications:
  • Top Swap
1971 Odd Lifts 9
Jerry K. Hartman Second From Top Double Lift using Green Double Lift mechanics
1971 Odd Lifts 9
Jerry K. Hartman Top Swap three-phase transpo of top two cards
1971 Odd Lifts 9
Jerry K. Hartman Section IV. Undercover Lift
  • Center Double Lift
  • Undercover Reverse
Applications:
  • Transpover
  • Dominace
  • Thrice Over Lightly
1971 Odd Lifts 11
Jerry K. Hartman Center Double Lift turn over a double (or more) in a spread
Related to 1971 Odd Lifts 11
Jerry K. Hartman Undercover Reverse reverse a card in spread under guise of turning down another faceup card
Related to 1971 Odd Lifts 12
Jerry K. Hartman Transpover selection lost in middle, magician picks a different card for himself and tables it, deck is spread revealing magician’s card reversed, tabled card is now selection
1971 Odd Lifts 12
Jerry K. Hartman Dominace two phases
  • three Aces face up in one half of deck travel to other half of deck to join faceup Ace of Spades
  • facedown Aces and faceup Ace of Spades are cut back into deck, deck is spread to show they are all face up again
1971 Odd Lifts 13
Jerry K. Hartman Thrice Over Lightly one at a time, an Ace, Two and Three each instantly turn face up in the deck
Inspired by 1971 Odd Lifts 14
Jerry K. Hartman Section V. Artificial Double Lift Basic technique, applications:
  • Beswitched
  • Over the Top
  • Fast Draw
  • Twain Attraction
  • Four-gone Delusion
  • Ahead of the Pack
1971 Odd Lifts 17
Jerry K. Hartman Artificial Double Lift basic technique, single card turnover, card below it already faceup, letter to Karl Fulves dated 9/29/69
Also published here 1971 Odd Lifts 17
Jerry K. Hartman Beswitched transpo between reversed card in deck and facedown tabled card
1971 Odd Lifts 17
Jerry K. Hartman Over the Top selection visually appears face up on top of deck two times
1971 Odd Lifts 18
Jerry K. Hartman Top Card Reversal in context of showing selection is not on top it ends reversed second from top, Artificial Double Lift application
1971 Odd Lifts 18
Jerry K. Hartman Fast Draw spectator’s card is reversed in deck unseen, magicians displays another card for himself, faceup deck is dealt through to see whose card turns up first, when spectator thinks he won, turn over his reversed card to show it is also your card, letter to Karl Fulves dated 9/29/69
Inspired by 1971 Odd Lifts 18
Jerry K. Hartman Out-jogged Card Control out-jogged card controlled to second from bottom
Related to 1971 Odd Lifts 19
Jerry K. Hartman Twain Attraction two cards, one moved to top, other one jumps from middle to second from top
1971 Odd Lifts 19
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 Odd Lifts 20
Jerry K. Hartman Ahead of the Pack multi-phased Ambitious Card
1971 Odd Lifts 21
Jerry K. Hartman Double Dribble holding back last two, to set a two-card break, not used as a Double Lift
1971 Odd Lifts 23
Jerry K. Hartman Section VI. Miscellaneous
  • Uncoupler
1971 Odd Lifts 25
Jerry K. Hartman Uncoupler a Multiple Lift unload, gripped between first and second finger
  • “Book-style” turnover
  • End-for-end turnover
1971 Odd Lifts 25
Jerry K. Hartman Free Trade two cards in bottom half transpose with 1 card in top half
Variations 1972 Card Cavalcade 20
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force half pass
1972 Card Cavalcade 114
Sam Schwartz A.E.-I.O.U.
Variations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 109
Larry Jennings Trinary Metastasis indifferent cards between kings change into selections, two methods
Variations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 111
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces Aces turn over one by one between two Jokers, change to Kings
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 114
Jerry K. Hartman Rough Smooth Red-Blue Credits
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 58
Edward Marlo Ruse Cull ruse to cull control two selections, Gemini Twins procedure (Locatrik) as lead-in for Jennings' routine
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 74
Edward Marlo Flight for 3 three selections from between Aces to between Queens in center
Related toVariations 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 78
Edward Marlo Blind Date kings and queens place on table alternating by performer and spectator, all suits match
Related to 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 95
James G. Thompson Jr. Twin Forcast two predictions written on business card, business card stabbed into deck between prediction
Related toVariations Winter 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 491
Brother John Hamman Royal Gambol cards of a mediocre poker hand in row on table, some cards are exchanged, royal flush
Variations Summer 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 533
Brother John Hamman A Four-tunate Choice four Fours, two are freely chosen, they are odd-backed and the other Fours change to Queens
Related toVariationsAlso published here Summer 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 542
Jerry K. Hartman Caught in the Middle
Inspired by Oct. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 565
Roy Walton Instant Interchange packet of red cards and one of black cards, two selections are interchanged between packets, then packets transpose
VariationsAlso published here 1972 Tale Twisters 7
Edward Marlo The Hypnotic Card four cards selected, a fifth card changes into all four one by one
Variations 1972 The Universal Card 7
Jerry K. Hartman Uppercutting the Aces Aces are cut to one at a time, last Ace changed from an indifferent card, two variations
  • Same as original, flourishy production of Aces (Lorayne move)
  • Jokers to Aces (see p. 2)
Variations 1972 Packet Magic 1
Jerry K. Hartman Uppercut Ace turns up face up after a quick cut/turnover sequence
1972 Packet Magic 1
Jerry K. Hartman Uppercutting the Aces - Jokers to Aces four Jokers cut to in succession, all changed to Aces
1972 Packet Magic 2
Jerry K. Hartman Popover Basic Technique: instant appearance of face-up card protruding from deck
  • Variant (p. 3): card appears in predetermined position in deck
Inspired by
  • "Another Cutting Discovery" (Neal Elias, Ibidem, No. 26, p. 9)
Related toVariations
1972 Packet Magic 2
Jerry K. Hartman Over and Out simple production of selection with Popover
1972 Packet Magic 3
Jerry K. Hartman Multiple Count Change switch all but one card of a packet for other cards, two variants, inspired by "Le Temps Switch", see reference
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1972 Packet Magic 4
Jerry K. Hartman Four Eyes magician and spectator each remove a card from top and bottom half of deck to find four Aces
1972 Packet Magic 5
Jerry K. Hartman Three On A Match magician and spectator each select three cards, they make up three pairs of mates
1972 Packet Magic 6
Jerry K. Hartman New Faces #3 four Aces change to Kings, “this routine is a highly simplified approach to an idea suggested by Father Cyprian”
1972 Packet Magic 7
Jerry K. Hartman Full Packet Switch switch out all cards of a packet, or to unload card(s) from packet
1972 Packet Magic 7
Jerry K. Hartman Bototo Switch switches freely selected cards for known cards, “in essence a force”, similar to Vernon Strip-out but loads cards above selections
Related to
  • "Bototo Switch" (Jerry K. Hartman, Card Dupery, 2007, p. 27)
Variations
  • "Pullover Switch" (Jerry K. Hartman, Card Craft, 1991, p. 56)
1972 Packet Magic 8
Jerry K. Hartman Off Color spectator fails to find the “odd” blue card among four red cards, turns out to be four blue cards and one red card
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 8
Jerry K. Hartman Set-up for Marlo’s “Cardician Makes Good” see reference
Related to
  • "Cardician Makes Good" (Edward Marlo, The New Tops, July 1963, p. 26)
1972 Packet Magic 9
Jerry K. Hartman Covered Cop Transfer secretly transfer card(s) between deck-packet, packet-deck, packet-packet
1972 Packet Magic 9
Jerry K. Hartman Four a Change Aces and Kings transpose
  • Alternate handling on p. 11 (“Update”)
Also published here 1972 Packet Magic 10
Jerry K. Hartman End-grip Double Deal top and bottom card dealt as one using end grip
1972 Packet Magic 11
Jerry K. Hartman Triple Lift Elevator Cards plot, spectator decides “top” or “bottom” for last one, “attempts to add a logical and consistent climax to the original Marlo premise”, see reference
Inspired by 1972 Packet Magic 12
Jerry K. Hartman One Way or the Other Elevator plot with black Ace-Two-Three, black Four turns red
1972 Packet Magic 13
Jerry K. Hartman Pentetration Elevator plot with Ace-Two-Three-Four-Five, spectator decides final elevation
1972 Packet Magic 14
Unknown Obtaining Break from Out-jog brief
Also published here 1972 Packet Magic 14
Jerry K. Hartman EscalACEtion Aces travel one at a time through four-card packet, top to bottom and bottom to top
Inspired by
  • "Aces from the War" (Vic Torsberg, 52 Amazing Card Tricks, 1949, p. 33)
1972 Packet Magic 15
Jerry K. Hartman For Collectors Only Aces sandwich three selections between them
  • Alternate Handling: see p. 19, “Card Carriers”
1972 Packet Magic 17
Jerry K. Hartman For (Embarrassed) Collectors Only variation of above using Faro, Aces’ backs change color at the end
  • Alternate Handling: see p. 19, “Card Carriers”
Inspired by
  • “Embarrassed Collectors” (Father Cyprian, The Bottom Collectors, 1971, p. 28)
1972 Packet Magic 18
Jerry K. Hartman Card Carriers alternate handling for previous two "Collectors" tricks
1972 Packet Magic 19
Jerry K. Hartman Triple Trap another variation of Collectors
1972 Packet Magic 21
Jerry K. Hartman Fourfeathers Ace Assembly, three indifferent cards on each Ace, spectator chooses “leader pile”
1972 Packet Magic 23
Jerry K. Hartman Psychological Force - one of four objects subtlety to force the "leader pile", alternate endings if fails
1972 Packet Magic 23
Edward Marlo, Jerry K. Hartman Count Down Flourish variation of Marlo move (modified grip), see reference
Inspired by 1972 Packet Magic 24
Jerry K. Hartman The Three Indifferent Card trick Ace Assembly, three indifferent cards on each Ace, identities of the three cards that transpose with the Aces are known
1972 Packet Magic 24
Jerry K. Hartman Ace-embly non-leader piles are buried in deck, “the following is a so-called “perfect” version of the classic theme”
Related to
  • "Adverse Aces" (Edward Marlo, Ibidem No. 27, p. 32)
1972 Packet Magic 25
Jerry K. Hartman Four By One By One “slow-motion” Ace Assembly, each Ace is shown in leader packet after traveling, in last two Ace transpositions the indifferent card is known (Joker)
1972 Packet Magic 26
Jerry K. Hartman Tripsters Open Travelers variation
Inspired by 1972 Packet Magic 28
Jerry K. Hartman Hotfinger Ace of same suit as selection turns over in Ace packet, then changes into selection
1972 Packet Magic 31
Jerry K. Hartman Paddle Move Variation variation of Carlyle move, see reference
Inspired by 1972 Packet Magic 31
Jerry K. Hartman Face Lift variation of Hofzinser Ace Problem
1972 Packet Magic 33
Jerry K. Hartman Ringer another variation Hofzinser Ace Problem, “a shortened version of Larry Jennings’ “Tell Tale Aces”, see reference
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 Packet Magic 34
Jerry K. Hartman Artificial Double Lift brief, see also p. 64
Also published here 1972 Packet Magic 35
Jerry K. Hartman Final Solution last variation of Hofzinser Ace Problem
  • Alternate handling on p. 36
1972 Packet Magic 35
Jerry K. Hartman A Cut Above mirroring each other, magician and spectator each cut four piles, magician has cut to Kings, spectator has cut to Aces with corresponding order of suits
1972 Packet Magic 38
Jerry K. Hartman Packet-to-Packet Transfer Glide-type action to transfer bottom card of one packet to top of another packet it is overlapping,
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 39
Jerry K. Hartman Overskill spectator cuts to the Aces after they are openly lost, for a climax they are separated throughout deck and magician finds them all in a group with one Charlier cut
Related to
  • "A Problem Posed, 38th Method" (Edward Marlo, The New Tops, March 1965, p. 24)
1972 Packet Magic 39
Jerry K. Hartman Cut-ups Aces produced in different ways
Related to
  • "Athletic Aces" (Neal Elias, Ibidem No. 26, p. 8)
1972 Packet Magic 40
Jerry K. Hartman Center Swing Cut brief, for applications see reference
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 41
Jerry K. Hartman Ace Placer spectator deals and stops at the four Aces
Inspired by 1972 Packet Magic 41
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwitchery four-phase transposition/sandwich routine, see descriptions and references below
1972 Packet Magic 44
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwitchery - Phase I red Aces in middle of deck, Ace of Clubs on top travels into middle between red Aces
Inspired by 1972 Packet Magic 44
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwitchery - Phase II Ace of Clubs inserted in middle of deck, red Aces vanish from top and bottom and sandwich Ace of Clubs in middle
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 44
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwitchery - Phase III Ace of Clubs is tabled, red Aces sandwich one card in deck, turns out to be the Ace of Clubs and tabled card is Ace of Spades
Inspired by 1972 Packet Magic 45
Edward Marlo, Bruce Elliott, Jerry K. Hartman Turnover Top Change “essentially a combination of the Elliott Change and Marlo’s Double Hit Top Change”
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 46
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwitchery - Phase IV Ace of Spades reversed in deck, Ace of Clubs placed between red aces, spread deck and show sandwich to reveal that black Aces have transposed, see reference, "minor differences"
Also published here 1972 Packet Magic 46
Jerry K. Hartman Ace Chaser Aces produced in different ways
1972 Packet Magic 47
Jerry K. Hartman Treblesome Three of Hearts between blacks Threes turns face down, changes into the Three of Diamonds, travels from bottom of deck back between black Threes, then sandwich becomes two red Threes with black Three between them
1972 Packet Magic 49
Jerry K. Hartman Color Over pair of Aces travel from one half of deck to other, spectator “chooses” which pair should go, equivoque
1972 Packet Magic 51
Jerry K. Hartman People Game Follow the Leader, 4&4 (minus the leader cards), two phases
1972 Packet Magic 51
Jerry K. Hartman Packet Overhand-Shuffle Sequence two overhand shuffles sequences, can show reds/blacks mixed after first one, second one puts them back in order
1972 Packet Magic 53
Jerry K. Hartman Guess Hue Out-of-this-World type of effect with four reds and four blacks
Inspired byVariations 1972 Packet Magic 54
Jerry K. Hartman Mix Nix two-phase Oil and Water, devised to lead into Robertson’s anti-oil-and-water, see reference
Related to
  • "Robin's Anti-Oil-and-Water" (Robin Robertson, Handle with Care, 1964, p. 32)
1972 Packet Magic 56
Jerry K. Hartman Ace de Triomphe Triumph, ending with Aces face up in deck
1972 Packet Magic 58
Jerry K. Hartman Finding Fourthers selection appears sandwiched between Ace pair of spectator’s choice (red or black), selection then travels to between the other Ace pair
Also published here 1972 Packet Magic 59
Jerry K. Hartman Four-gone Delusion II alternate ending for “Four-gone Delusion” see reference, four indifferent cards buried face up in deck, deck is spread to reveal four Aces face up
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 60
Jerry K. Hartman All or None four Jokers change into the Aces
1972 Packet Magic 61
Jerry K. Hartman Looking Glass Queens Joker amongst Queens packet takes on each Queen’s identity in succession, then vanishes from packet
Inspired by 1972 Packet Magic 63
Jerry K. Hartman Artificial Double Lift brief, see also p. 35
1972 Packet Magic 64
Jerry K. Hartman Four-as-Five Count cards counted one at a time, taking them from top and moving to bottom
1972 Packet Magic 64
Jerry K. Hartman Numbers Up transposition of Aces and Threes (e.g.)
1972 Packet Magic 65
Jerry K. Hartman Center Swing Cut - Applications
  • Set key-card following a spectator peek
  • A false cut
for basic technique see reference
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 67
Jerry K. Hartman Multiple Overcut Straddle-grip Cut used as alternative to Reverse Double Under-cut, see "Reverse Double Undercut" reference, for basic technique see "Straddle-grip Cut" reference
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 67
Jerry K. Hartman Four-as-Four Count end-grip, hides bottom card of four, “relative of the Elmsley and Veeser counts”
Related to 1972 Packet Magic 67
Karl Fulves The Looking Glass Aces five cards with Joker, which changes to four aces one at a time and vanishes, for credits see reference
Related toVariations 1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 22
Karl Fulves Duplex Elevator plunger, with transposition
Variations 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 78
Karl Fulves Eerie Row four cards, duplicate of one of them is touched to packet and leaves "image" behind, repeated
Related toVariations 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 111
Father Cyprian Father Cyprian's Wild Card four Jokers into four Aces
Related toVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 192
Edward Marlo Sixth Objective using in-jog and out-jog cull to set-up cards for poker demonstration
Related to 1973 Marlo's Objectives 14
Harry Lorayne The Super Riffle Diffle block shuffle, basically variant of Spade Shuffle
Related toVariations 1973 Rim Shots 40
Jeff Altman Cast a Triple Spell setting three cards for instant spelling in a riffle shuffle
Variations 1973 Rim Shots 68
Alex Elmsley Between Your Palms card between spectator's palm turns out to be a later signed selection, using stranger card
Variations Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 606
Joseph K. Schmidt Subconscious Poker II one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout
Inspired by
  • "Subconscious Poker" (Bob Fisher, The Sphinx, April 1939, or Daley's Notebooks #407)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 687
Jerry K. Hartman Means And Ends
1973 Means & Ends ii
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Switch Extension of the Side Glide
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 1
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Key Glimpse Bubble peek type of glimpse
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 2
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Jog Control
1973 Means & Ends 2
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Glimpse Glimpse selected card from center of deck
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 3
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Bluff Controls Simple procedure to control a selection to either top or bottom
1973 Means & Ends 3
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Throw Forces Variations on the Riffle Force
1973 Means & Ends 4
Jerry K. Hartman A-D Multiple Control Versatile control to control multiple selections to top, bottom or designated positions from top/bottom, gives various applications for the control
1973 Means & Ends 6
Jerry K. Hartman Push Up Force
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 10
Jerry K. Hartman Underturn Turning a double face down, secretly leaving the card face up under the top card
Variations 1973 Means & Ends 10
Jerry K. Hartman Underturn Force Force using the Underturn concept
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 11
Jerry K. Hartman The Catch Switch Similar to Drop Switch, but you steal the card under the top packet in the action of flipping it over
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 11
Jerry K. Hartman Swing Slip Cut Slip Cut in the action of a Swing Cut
Inspired by
  • "Marlo Slip Cut" (The Gen)
Also published here
1973 Means & Ends 12
Jerry K. Hartman Packet Palm Palming from small packet
1973 Means & Ends 12
Jerry K. Hartman Turnover Glide Handling of Glide so that you end with deck face down in left hand
1973 Means & Ends 13
Jerry K. Hartman Friction Jog Getting a diagonal jog without angling, similar to Diagonal Jog by Jerry Andrus, pressure at upper right corner
1973 Means & Ends 13
Jerry K. Hartman Knuckle Jog Getting a break above bottom card, alternative to Buckle or Pull Down
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 13
Jerry K. Hartman Plunger Top Shift
1973 Means & Ends 14
Jerry K. Hartman New Wave Change face card changes when one handed fan is waved over it
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 15
Jerry K. Hartman Bluff Cull Cull the four Aces under the guise of looking for another four of a kind
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 16
Jerry K. Hartman A La Card Cannibal Cards, card placed between Queens disappears
1973 Means & Ends 17
Jerry K. Hartman Four Downs Four Aces placed in one half of the deck "penetrate" to appear in another half of the deck
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 17
Jerry K. Hartman PersuACEive Three Aces lost in deck face down, Ace of Spades left face up in the middle. The other three Aces appear face up near to Ace of Spades
1973 Means & Ends 18
Jerry K. Hartman Flourish Count Add-On
1973 Means & Ends 18
Jerry K. Hartman Four For All
1973 Means & Ends 18
Jerry K. Hartman One Good Turn Aces placed between the Jokers will reverse itself
Inspired byVariations 1973 Means & Ends 20
Jerry K. Hartman About Face I Hofzinser Ace Problem, the other three Aces change to match the value of selection
1973 Means & Ends 21
Jerry K. Hartman About Face II Hofzinser Ace Problem, all four Aces change to match value of selection
1973 Means & Ends 22
Jerry K. Hartman A Common Mistake Vernon's Variant type of effect (Do as I do packet trick) where spectator cannot follow instructions, ending is each spectator get an Ace reversed in packet
Inspired by
  • "Kortially Yours" (Milton Kort, Kort is Now In Session, 1962)
Related to
1973 Means & Ends 23
Jerry K. Hartman Invisible Cut Plot change to Al Leech's Lost and Found Aces
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 23
Jerry K. Hartman Over and Over Twisting the Aces with ending where four Aces turn face up together in the deck
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 25
Jerry K. Hartman Four-Gone Delusion III Four Kings vanish one by one, reappear next to Queens
1973 Means & Ends 26
Jerry K. Hartman Overskill II Spectator cuts to Aces, then magician cuts to Aces in different flashy ways
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 28
Lin Searles Half Passed Turnover
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 30
Jerry K. Hartman Finders Leapers Two random cards sandwich selection
1973 Means & Ends 31
Jerry K. Hartman Uprising
1973 Means & Ends 31
Jerry K. Hartman A Choice Trick Ace, Two or Three chosen, it changes into the selection
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 32
Jerry K. Hartman Three-D Three selections found in different ways
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 34
Jerry K. Hartman Cross-Spell Spectator and magician finds each other's cards via spelling
1973 Means & Ends 36
Jerry K. Hartman Drop Stop Spectator stops on their own card
1973 Means & Ends 37
Jerry K. Hartman Two Strikes Spectator stops on the same card twice
1973 Means & Ends 38
Jerry K. Hartman Psychic Backstop Out for psychological stop trick, using down-under deal
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 39
Jerry K. Hartman Thought Over Mental Reverse without the mental part
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 40
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwich To Go
Variations 1973 Means & Ends 41
Jerry K. Hartman Holy Sandwich
1973 Means & Ends 42
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwichmaker Center double using two Aces to do sandwich routine
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 42
Jerry K. Hartman Bread & Butter
1973 Means & Ends 44
Jerry K. Hartman Hip Switch Two Jacks find three selections - finds first selection, then transposes with the other two selections
1973 Means & Ends 44
Jerry K. Hartman More or Less(or) Optical Card placed between black Aces under close up pad travels to between red Aces in the deck
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 45
Jerry K. Hartman Switch On A Switch Card moves from between black to red Jacks, but in the process the Jacks also change places
1973 Means & Ends 46
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwhichever Red Aces placed on top of deck, black Aces on bottom, two selections appear between them, spectator chooses which Aces they should appear between
1973 Means & Ends 47
Jerry K. Hartman Changemaker Red card between red Aces change places with black card between black Aces
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 48
Jerry K. Hartman Search Flight Two phases of Collectors: first phase is four Aces find three selections, second phase is three selections placed between Aces vanish and travel to between four Queens in the deck
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 49
Jerry K. Hartman Caught Red Handed Collectors with four Aces and three selections, then Aces change back color
1973 Means & Ends 51
Jerry K. Hartman Change Collectors Three selections cut to and lost, three random cards placed between four Kings. Those cards are later shown to be the selections.
Inspired byRelated to 1973 Means & Ends 53
Jerry K. Hartman Predictable Prediction Various ways of doing Open Prediction
1973 Means & Ends 55
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force
1973 Means & Ends 57
Jerry K. Hartman Under The Influence Red card stabbed into blue deck, next to matching card
1973 Means & Ends 58
Jerry K. Hartman Twocast
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 58
Jerry K. Hartman Compulsive Thinker Spectator selects only black card in a group of red cards, see "Update" in Super Dupes p. 24
Related toVariations 1973 Means & Ends 60
Jerry K. Hartman Hickory Dickory Deck Clock Trick without maths
1973 Means & Ends 61
Jerry K. Hartman, Joseph K. Schmidt Thinking Spell Spell to two selections, down under deal
Inspired by
  • "The Magic Spell" (Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct 1946, p. 281)
1973 Means & Ends 63
Jerry K. Hartman Mentalias Use of signed card to divine thought-of card
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 64
Jerry K. Hartman Think Twice Spectator marks the back of previously thought of card
1973 Means & Ends 65
Jerry K. Hartman Teleapathy Reversed card at the beginning shown to be the thought of card impossibly, something like Mystery Card
1973 Means & Ends 66
Jerry K. Hartman Crossed Thoughts spectator and magician find each other's cards
1973 Means & Ends 67
Jerry K. Hartman Thought Thrust Toothpick thrust into deck next to thought of card
1973 Means & Ends 68
Jerry K. Hartman, Dai Vernon Stabbing Force Variation
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 69
Jerry K. Hartman Poker Face-Off
1973 Means & Ends 69
Jerry K. Hartman Unfair Exchange Ace of Spades transposes with two Sevens
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 72
Jerry K. Hartman Post-Hypnotic Card Four cards selected, a fifth card changes into all four one by one
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 72
Jerry K. Hartman Descardes I Ace of Spades changes to look like three selections
Inspired byVariations 1973 Means & Ends 74
Jerry K. Hartman Descardes II
Inspired by 1973 Means & Ends 76
Jerry K. Hartman Halt One Two Spectator and magician each stops on each other's card
1973 Means & Ends 78
Jerry K. Hartman Truth Detector
1973 Means & Ends 79
Jerry K. Hartman Hope For The Best Spectator thinks of highest card in the hand, then magician deals four of a kind
Related to 1973 Means & Ends 80
Roy Walton Pushover cards turn face up in deck and change to Aces
VariationsAlso published here 1973 Card Script 17
Roy Walton The Ambitious Ghost ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selection
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1973 Card Script 26
Roy Walton Green Turtle Ace changes into selection then vanishes and appears reversed in the center with other Aces
VariationsAlso published here 1973 Card Script 38
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction Flourish Count
1974 Card Cavalcade II 133
Jerry K. Hartman Bi-Psychle spectator B finds spectator A's card from small packet, impromptu stooge
Variations 1974 Card Cavalcade II 138
Jerry K. Hartman Bototo Switch
1974 Card Cavalcade II 140
Jerry K. Hartman "Undercover" Switch
Also published here 1974 Card Cavalcade II 142
Karl Fulves The Five-Card Deal gambling problem, see also page 202 for restrictions, for solution see reference
Variations 1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 191
Neal Elias 2 Jacks Again Jacks travel from end of faced deck to center and around the deck (four phases)
Related to 1974 Epilogue (Issue 22) 209
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts see also Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's"
Related toVariations 1974 Paul Curry Presents 7
Alex Elmsley One at a Time Collectors selections appear one by one between four Aces
Related toVariations Nov. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 28
Karl Fulves Close Call four card prediction, total predicts position of selection
Related to
  • "Palmist's Prophesy" (Roy Walton, Linking Ring, June 1973)
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Close Call" (Linking Ring, Sept. 1974)
1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 12
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 Jan. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 704
Jerry K. Hartman Poker III slightly elaborated handling, re-dealing
Inspired by July 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 754
Jerry K. Hartman Push-off Riffle Force outer right corner is riffled upward from bottom to top
1974 Super Dupes 1
Jerry K. Hartman Push-off Riffle Peek Force similar to above, done on a more vertical plane for a spectator-peek force, used in “Double Crosstrick” p. 51
1974 Super Dupes 1
Jerry K. Hartman R. S. Injog selection is in-jogged in action of squaring upper half of deck on top of it
Inspired by
  • “Push Back” (Blackstone’s Card Tricks, p. 49)
1974 Super Dupes 2
Jerry K. Hartman New Price Cut false straight cut from hands onto table, applied in next trick
Inspired byRelated to 1974 Super Dupes 2
Jerry K. Hartman Center of Attention red Aces placed on top and bottom, random card is shown in middle, red Aces move into deck and sandwich it
1974 Super Dupes 3
Jerry K. Hartman Transcollectors three unknown cards are alternated facedown between Aces, three cards are selected and lost in deck, the three cards between the Aces are shown to be the cards just selected
Inspired by
  • “Reverso” (Edward Marlo, The New Tops, Aug – Sep 1973, p. 41)
  • Reverso (Edward Marlo, 1995)
Related to
1974 Super Dupes 4