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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Jack Merlin The Hop off the Bottom switching hand in a game, Jinx Switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1927/28 10
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position
Related toVariations 1936 152
Michael F. Zens Zens' Miracle Pocket to Pocket Trick three chosen cards, envelopes, repeating set-up deck
Related toVariations 1937 298
Bottom Card Jog bottom card in-jogged with first finger under deck, step 27
Related to 1938 149
William H. McCaffrey The Prize Winner
Related toVariations 1938 564
Kent Arthur Spurious Pelf "do as i do" sequence with spectator and 5 bills each, selected bill remains upside down
Related to Sep. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 60)
429
Paul LePaul There It Is! visual thing, drawing on cover of Dover Reprint..., for credit information see references
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 167
The Two-Hand Plunger Rising Cards
Related toVariations 1940 211
Le Temps Switch
Variations 1940 249
The Invisible Transit
Variations 1940 290
Charlie Miller The Dunbury Delusion
Related toVariations 1940 319
The Psychic Stop! at seventh position, psychological
Related toVariations 1940 330
Edward Marlo Marlo's Count Down Flourish
Variations 1942 5
Dave Price The Dave Price False Cut
Related toVariations 1943 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 Nov. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 48)
196
Dai Vernon One Handed Slip Cut
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2)
30
Dai Vernon The Magic Spell any thought-of card from packet can be spelled to
Variations Oct. 1946 259
Dai Vernon 123
Related toVariations July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 129)
517
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1947
The Phoenix (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 Aug. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 131)
528
The Tantalizer twenty-second position and packet dealing
Related toVariations 1948 112
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 135
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Card Change does the same as glide
Related toVariations 1949 22
Al Leech Turnover Divination
Related toVariations 1949 24
Al Leech Double Deuce
Related toVariations 1949 26
Bruce Elliott Fillip! card production, looks like a precursor of Jerry K. Hartman's Popover Move
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 188)
751
Aces From the War unusual assembly with four piles of five cards each with Aces on top
Variations 1949 33
Francis Carlyle The Upside-Down Deck No. 3, spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, then faced-deck Triumph without shuffle
Related toVariations 1950 11
John Scarne, Joseph Prieto The Stapled Card No. 62, Card transposition with card stapled to a Joker
Variations 1950 110
George Karger The Uninvited Joker No. 128, performer spells to cards, but when the spectator tries, he always ends up with the joker
Related toVariations 1950 247
Bill Simon Unexpected two red aces are laid on spectator's hand and transform into black aces, then the red aces are pinched out of the deck one by one, first phase similar to Fechter's "Be honest"
Related toVariations 1952 133
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Penetration Ace-Two-Three or all Aces penetrate pack one at a time
Variations 1953 46
Edward Marlo Mental Reverse
Related toVariations 1953 128
Dr. Jacob Daley Rouge et Noir five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Related toVariations Aug. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 287)
1146
Bill Simon The Four Packet Shuffle four packets are shuffled into each other face-up/face-down
Related toVariations 1954 21
Tony Kardyro T. K's Flip-Over Force No. 1 riffle force, top half rotated onto right hand and top card given to spectator, bold and illogical
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1955 16
Bruce Elliott Fillip card production, looks like a precursor of Jerry K. Hartman's Popover Move
Also published here 1956 140
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico A Classical Quickie reversed card in deck changes into selection
  • First Method (saliva)
  • Second Method (sticky or all faced roughed)
  • Third Method (center reverse)
  • Fourth Method (side palm)
  • Fifth Method (hide-out)
  • Sixth Method (faced deck)
  • Seventh Method
Variations 1956 1
Edward Marlo Repeat Transposition two cards selected, sandwiched Ace of Spades away from deck transposes with the selections one by one, Ace found face up in center after each transposition
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method (only one selection and transposition)
  • Fourth Method (using four Aces, no selections)
  • Fifth Method (using four Aces, no selections)
Related to Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
4
Edward Marlo Cased-In Shuffle reds and blacks separated, deck is cased, shuffle mimed, deck is uncased and shown mixed
  • First Method (rough-smooth)
  • Second Method (packet handling)
Related toVariations Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
20
Edward Marlo The Switchless Switch packet switch as cards are taken from the top of the deck one by one and shown, application to E. G. Brown's thought card across problem
Related toVariations 1956 15
P. Howard Lyons Three Up Ace-Two-Three rise from middle of deck to top individually
Related toVariations Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
9
Bert Allerton The Double Lift snapped over right first and second fingers
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1958 32
Edward Marlo Quick 3-Way three-alike display
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 15)
2
Dai Vernon Stabbing Force
VariationsAlso published here 1959 22
Al Leech The Casino Trick
Related toVariations 1959 13
Bill Elliott 3 Card Monkey Business packet trick with story presentation, blank card finale, or card with green face
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
3
Dai Vernon Twisting the Aces
Related toVariations 1960 5
Edward Marlo Double Hit Top Change single card placed on deck, double turned over, then second card extracted instead of top card
Related toAlso published here Oct. 1960
Ibidem (Issue 22)
4
Edward Marlo Marlo's Turnaround Glimpse all-around square up glimpse
VariationsAlso published here 1961 56
Cliff Green The Push-Pull Double Lift
Related toAlso published here 1961 19
Edward Marlo The Magic Throw #1 challenge conditions, Back End Riffle Estimation
Related to 1962 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 88
Jay Ose Ose's Cut triple cut to table
Related toVariations 1962 93
Al Leech Lost and Found Aces Aces vanish and reappear at face of four packets
Variations 1962 195
Edward Marlo Double Brainwave named or in some methods chosen card is reversed and odd-backed, missing card found reversed in second deck
  • The Commercial Version (two brainwave decks)
  • Second Method - Mnemonic Version
  • Third Method - Pre/set Version
  • Fourth Method - Impromptu Version
  • Fifth Method - Flip Action (4th Switch) Method (for Flip Action Switch see Linking Ring, Sept. 1959, p. 74)
Related toVariations May 1962
Ibidem (Issue 25)
20
Neal Elias Athletic Aces Aces produced in different flashy ways
Related to Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
8
Neal Elias Another Cutting Discovery originally bottom card pops out face up in middle of deck, dated 1950
Related toVariationsAlso published here Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
9
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 52
Harry Lorayne Out of my Control standard psychological stop effect, with outs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1965 12
J. W. Sarles Coercion Problems with Cards - No. Five
card reversed behind back by performer, then spectator, same card
Variations Sep. 1966 55
Larry Jennings Tell-Tale Aces rather complex handling
Related toVariations 1967 49
Larry Jennings Larreverse "Chapter Ten"
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1967 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 5
Tony Kardyro The Fifty-Fifty Mental Selection one of two, three methods
Related toVariations 1968 53
Karl Fulves Three Way Split transposition procedure posed as a problem, for solutions see references
Variations Nov. 1968
Epilogue (Issue 4)
32
Robert Parrish By Any Other Name Variation see also p. 1036
Inspired byVariations Jan. 1968 155
Larry Jennings Jennings' Open Travellers
Variations 1969 41
Bruce Cervon Half Reverse Cut in the action of cutting deck from hands to table half is turned over
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1969
Epilogue (Issue 6)
42
Ralph Gironda Reversing Aces
Related to July 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
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 7)
49
Jerry K. Hartman (b) EnTransed one card in center of deck
Nov. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 7)
50
Jerry K. Hartman (c) Semi-Classical Quickie reversed card transforms into selection
Inspired by Nov. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 7)
50
Jerry K. Hartman (d) Change of Face solution
Inspired by Nov. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 7)
50
Jerry K. Hartman (e) Change of Place
Nov. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 7)
51
Roy Walton Black Widow Notes transpo in sandwiches
Inspired byVariations Nov. 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 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 257
Peter Alexis 50-50 performer and spectator have card, whichever comes first when deck is dealt wins, cheating
Variations June 1969 261
Roy Walton Mission Accomplished
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1969 18
Roy Walton Impact Aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then Ace in envelope turns over
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1969 31
Roy Walton The Changeling two cards change into selection one by one
VariationsAlso published here 1969 38
Jerry K. Hartman Sandswitch transpo in sandwiches
Inspired byAlso published here Mar. 1970
Epilogue (Issue 8)
62
Jerry K. Hartman Imagin-Ace-tion aces all become AS, then back
Related to July 1970
Epilogue (Issue 9)
69
Harvey Rosenthal Instant Sandwich king on bottom and top, vanish and sandwich card in middle
Related to Nov. 1970
Epilogue (Issue 10)
77
Edward Marlo Convincing Control
VariationsAlso published here Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
133
Jerry K. Hartman Displaced card reversed in deck transposes with sandwiched card, see also p. 348, related to Fourth Method of referenced "Repeat Transposition"
Related toAlso published here June 1970 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 357
Roy Walton Back Into Time similar to "Time Machine", see also p. 388
Related toVariationsAlso published here Sep. 1970 363
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 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 3
Jerry K. Hartman Obtain Break from Out-jog
Also published here 1970 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 5
Jerry K. Hartman Flourish Count Secret Addition switch out any three of the four Aces, regardless of their order
1970 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 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
VariationsAlso published here 1970 7
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 1 switch out first and second Aces of packet or second and third
1970 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 8
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 3 switch out three Aces, leaving them below top card of deck
1970 9
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 4 ditch Ace(s) on top of deck without switching in card(s) in their place
1970 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 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 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 1970 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 11
Jerry K. Hartman Applications
  • Aces to Aces
  • Twin Twist
  • Small World
  • Redone-bury Delusion
  • Instant Sandwich
1970 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 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 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 16
Jerry K. Hartman Redone-bury Delusion
Related to 1970 18
Jerry K. Hartman Re-deal Force
VariationsAlso published here 1970 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
1970 20
Jerry K. Hartman Notes three brief tips
1970 22
Fred Lessor Simple Optics selection travels from underneath hat into deck between aces, simplified handling
Inspired byVariations Nov. 1971
Epilogue (Issue 13)
101
Karl Fulves Optical Aces card vanishes from sandwich under hat, travels into sandwich in deck
Related toVariations 1971 15
Jerry K. Hartman One Way Ghost "Two Tricks" No. 1, for credit information see also p. 684
Inspired byRelated to Apr. 1971 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
Also published here Apr. 1971 414
Jerry K. Hartman She Jumped transpo in sandwiches, see p. 424 for correction
Inspired by May 1971 422
Reinhard Müller 3-Card Catch one-handed sandwich throw
Related toVariations July 1971 431
Jerry K. Hartman Notes on 3 Card Catch three selection, found with four aces
Inspired byRelated to Oct. 1971 461
Roy Walton Whistle and I'll Come sliding production, one by one
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1971 51
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 1
Jerry K. Hartman Bottom Double Lift drawn out from outer end, letter to Karl Fulves dated 12/24/70
Also published here 1971 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
Also published here 1971 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 toAlso published here 1971 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 2
Jerry K. Hartman Tri-rise bottom cards of three piles each rise to the tops
1971 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 byRelated to 1971 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 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 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 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
Also published here 1971 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
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1971 7
Jerry K. Hartman Section III. The Green Lift Basic technique
  • Variation: Second From Top Double Lift
Applications:
  • Top Swap
1971 9
Jerry K. Hartman Second From Top Double Lift using Green Double Lift mechanics
1971 9
Jerry K. Hartman Top Swap three-phase transpo of top two cards
Also published here 1971 9
Jerry K. Hartman Section IV. Undercover Lift
  • Center Double Lift
  • Undercover Reverse
Applications:
  • Transpover
  • Dominace
  • Thrice Over Lightly
1971 11
Jerry K. Hartman Center Double Lift turn over a double (or more) in a spread
Related to 1971 11
Jerry K. Hartman Undercover Reverse reverse a card in spread under guise of turning down another faceup card
Related to 1971 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 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 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 byVariations 1971 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 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 17
Jerry K. Hartman Beswitched transpo between reversed card in deck and facedown tabled card
1971 17
Jerry K. Hartman Over the Top selection visually appears face up on top of deck two times
Related to 1971 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 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 18
Jerry K. Hartman Out-jogged Card Control out-jogged card controlled to second from bottom
Related to 1971 19
Jerry K. Hartman Twain Attraction two cards, one moved to top, other one jumps from middle to second from top
1971 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 20
Jerry K. Hartman Ahead of the Pack multi-phased Ambitious Card
Also published here 1971 21
Jerry K. Hartman Double Dribble holding back last two, to set a two-card break, not used as a Double Lift
1971 23
Jerry K. Hartman Section VI. Miscellaneous
  • Uncoupler
1971 25
Jerry K. Hartman Uncoupler a Multiple Lift unload, gripped between first and second finger
  • “Book-style” turnover
  • End-for-end turnover
Also published here 1971 25
Father Cyprian Variation 4: The Searching Bottom Collectors
Variations 1971 10
Father Cyprian Embarrassed Collectors "(Sleightly Off-Color)"
Aces change back color after collectors routine
  • Phase I: Showing The Aces
  • Phase II: Selection And Control
  • Phase III: Handling The Ace Packet
    • Variation 1: Break and Buckle
    • Variation 2: Mario Handlings
Variations 1971 28
Jerry K. Hartman Free Trade two cards in bottom half transpose with 1 card in top half
Variations 1972 20
Jerry K. Hartman Not So Simple Force half pass
1972 114
Sam Schwartz A.E.-I.O.U.
Variations Mar. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 14)
109
Larry Jennings Trinary Metastasis indifferent cards between Kings change into selections, two methods
Variations Mar. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 14)
111
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces Aces turn over one by one between two Jokers, change to Kings
Inspired byRelated toVariations Mar. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 14)
114
Jerry K. Hartman Rough Smooth Red-Blue Credits
July 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 Sep. 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 Oct. 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 Dec. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 12)
95
Karl Fulves 5 As 5 while hiding one
Related to 1972 22
George Zacharellis Zacharellis' Double card spring off from thumb between first two fingers
Related to Feb. 1972 487
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 byAlso published here Oct. 1972 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 7
Edward Marlo The Hypnotic Card four cards selected, a fifth card changes into all four one by one
Variations 1972 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 1
Jerry K. Hartman Uppercut Ace turns up face up after a quick cut/turnover sequence
Also published here 1972 1
Jerry K. Hartman Uppercutting the Aces - Jokers to Aces four Jokers cut to in succession, all changed to Aces
1972 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 byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1972 2
Jerry K. Hartman Over and Out simple production of selection with Popover
Also published here 1972 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 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 5
Jerry K. Hartman Three On A Match magician and spectator each select three cards, they make up three pairs of mates
1972 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 7
Jerry K. Hartman Full Packet Switch switch out all cards of a packet, or to unload card(s) from packet
1972 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 toAlso published here 1972 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 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 9
Jerry K. Hartman Covered Cop Transfer secretly transfer card(s) between deck-packet, packet-deck, packet-packet
Also published here 1972 9
Jerry K. Hartman Four a Change Aces and Kings transpose
  • Alternate handling on p. 11 (“Update”)
Related toAlso published here 1972 10
Jerry K. Hartman End-grip Double Deal top and bottom card dealt as one using end grip
1972 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 12
Jerry K. Hartman One Way or the Other Elevator plot with black Ace-Two-Three, black Four turns red
1972 13
Jerry K. Hartman Pentetration Elevator plot with Ace-Two-Three-Four-Five, spectator decides final elevation
1972 14
Obtaining Break from Out-jog brief
Also published here 1972 14
Jerry K. Hartman EscalACEtion Aces travel one at a time through four-card packet, top to bottom and bottom to top
Inspired by 1972 15
Jerry K. Hartman For Collectors Only Aces sandwich three selections between them
  • Alternate Handling: see p. 19, “Card Carriers”
Also published here 1972 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 1972 18
Jerry K. Hartman Card Carriers alternate handling for previous two "Collectors" tricks
1972 19
Jerry K. Hartman Triple Trap another variation of Collectors
Also published here 1972 21
Jerry K. Hartman Fourfeathers Ace Assembly, three indifferent cards on each Ace, spectator chooses “leader pile”
Variations 1972 23
Jerry K. Hartman Psychological Force - one of four objects subtlety to force the "leader pile", alternate endings if fails
1972 23
Edward Marlo, Jerry K. Hartman Count Down Flourish variation of Marlo move (modified grip), see reference
Inspired by 1972 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
Variations 1972 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)
Variations
1972 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)
Variations 1972 26
Jerry K. Hartman Tripsters Open Travelers variation
Inspired by 1972 28
Jerry K. Hartman Hotfinger Ace of same suit as selection turns over in Ace packet, then changes into selection
1972 31
Jerry K. Hartman Paddle Move Variation variation of Carlyle move, see reference
Inspired by 1972 31
Jerry K. Hartman Face Lift variation of Hofzinser Ace Problem
1972 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 34
Jerry K. Hartman Artificial Double Lift brief, see also p. 64
Also published here 1972 35
Jerry K. Hartman Final Solution last variation of Hofzinser Ace Problem
  • Alternate handling on p. 36
1972 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
Also published here 1972 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 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 39
Jerry K. Hartman Cut-ups Aces produced in different ways
Related toAlso published here 1972 40
Jerry K. Hartman Center Swing Cut brief, for applications see reference
Related toAlso published here 1972 41
Jerry K. Hartman Ace Placer spectator deals and stops at the four Aces
Inspired by 1972 41
Jerry K. Hartman Sandwitchery four-phase transposition/sandwich routine, see descriptions and references below
1972 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 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 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 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 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 46
Jerry K. Hartman Ace Chaser Aces produced in different ways
1972 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 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 51
Jerry K. Hartman People Game Follow the Leader, 4&4 (minus the leader cards), two phases
VariationsAlso published here 1972 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 53
Jerry K. Hartman Guess Hue Out-of-this-World type of effect with four reds and four blacks
Inspired byVariations 1972 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 56
Jerry K. Hartman Ace de Triomphe Triumph, ending with Aces face up in deck
Also published here 1972 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 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 60
Jerry K. Hartman All or None four Jokers change into the Aces
1972 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 63
Jerry K. Hartman Artificial Double Lift brief, see also p. 35
1972 64
Jerry K. Hartman Four-as-Five Count cards counted one at a time, taking them from top and moving to bottom
1972 64
Jerry K. Hartman Numbers Up transposition of Aces and Threes (e.g.)
1972 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 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 67
Jerry K. Hartman Four-as-Four Count end-grip, hides bottom card of four, “relative of the Elmsley and Veeser counts”
Related toAlso published here 1972 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 22
Karl Fulves Double Up using four Aces, this is actually page 36A
Related toVariations 1973 36
Karl Fulves Duplex Elevator plunger, with transposition
Variations 1973 78