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l'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and KS among Club cards is mistaken for KCRelated toVariations The Art of Magic 77
Charles T. Jordan The Magi's Detection card counting to divine missing selection, keeping track of values and also suitsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 183
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decks, with spelling coincidence in third deckRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 124) 719
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuffRelated toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 765
J. W. Sarles Know-How decks in pockets, "Bill Sarles" but it's J. W. Sarles according to Fulves in "Six Impromptu Card Tricks" (1982, p. 38) The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 76) 310
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"Related toVariations The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 496
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Necronomicron prediction paper clipped to indifferent card, see also p. 864 for comment by FulvesRelated to
  • p. 20 for idea by Gari Diringer
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 1
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Paper Clip Slide Switch paper clip slides from one card to another with paper The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 2
Unknown Linx ring on rope move, see p. 426 for comments and ideasRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 415
J. W. Sarles PRISM with two decks and two cards each, under table The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 400) 427
J. W. Sarles Coercion Problems with Cards - No. Five
card reversed behind back by performer, then spectator, same card
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 55
J. W. Sarles Card on Ceiling Idea wax on ceiling The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 64
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Twas Brillig performer makes sand stream in hourglass stopRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 1) 66
Francis Haxton Coercion solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 69
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Remember Me to Hecuba red-backed card signed on back by spectator in red deck, blue-backed duplicate by magician, they transpose from underneath table to deck wrapped in handkerchief The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 26
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Card Steal with Handkerchief as lappingRelated to
  • p. 41 for comments
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 26
J. W. Sarles Quadrangular Cup first cup, then ring is magically threaded onto rope under handkerchief The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 36
J. W. Sarles The Golden Ring ends of rope in cup, ring thrown inside, penetrates rope The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 38
J. W. Sarles Spectator Divines Cards ventroliquism as method The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 50
J. W. Sarles Dichotomy performer and spectator both have spades cards with same back design, they exchange one card, they both retain thirteen different cardsRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 75
Claude Crowe, Al Altmann, J. W. Sarles, John Hudak, Edward G. Brown Etcetera on critisicm The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 76
J. W. Sarles Silver Ghost coin through handkerchief into glass, tape The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 95
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variationRelated to
  • p. 116 for comment by Fred G. Taylor, Fulves and backdating to 1958
  • Ibidem #16 (p. 11)
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 99
J. W. Sarles Jog Control card openly inserted from sideRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 99
J. W. Sarles Spectral Rings white and black rings come off and onto rope under cover of handkerchief, three phasesRelated to
  • p. 109 for reference to "Linx" in New Phoenix #397
  • Table Time (Mike Roger, MUM April 1967)
  • Linx (Unknown, 1965)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 100
John Ackerman Dichotomy Follow-Up performer names spade card which spectator put in his pocket, marked facesInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 104
Bill Simon, J. W. Sarles Jog Control Variation Related toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 110
J. W. Sarles Phantom Silks apparently showing both ends of Phantom Tube The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 133
Karl Fulves By Any Other Name two methods (gaffed card & Elmsley Count)Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 135
J. W. Sarles, Don Nielson A Problem in five-card packet the cards change in some wayRelated to Epilogue (Issue 1) 6
J. W. Sarles Tow Minds spectator divines card by gazing into crystal The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 1st Folio) 135
J. W. Sarles Money Lender Inspired by
  • "It's Only Chance" (Tom Sellers, Novel Necromancy)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2) 232
J. W. Sarles Strange Sympathy hearts from one pack tacked to easel, hearts from other pack removed, chosen card turns over on easel, then one of the tacked cards changes to spades, see p. 206 for idea by Larry Jennings The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 188
J. W. Sarles Transit Silks three silks vanish behind screen, reappear knotted on wand when it is tossed in air, black art The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 1) 215
Don Nielson, J. W. Sarles Dead Test marking with tape The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 220
J. W. Sarles Not Without Sorcery performer and spectator write a color with chosen crayon, they match, moving part and hole in prediction pad, see also p. 270 for ESP version by Jules ConwayRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 6) 249
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Beat The House humorous dealing routine in which performer plays against two players and always gets one card less, three phases, in final phase performer gets non and players blank cards The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 1) 294
Karl Fulves Babel astrology, Gibson, Koran, J. W. Sarles' magic shop, practical joke with colorvision (see also p. 306)Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 286
J. W. Sarles Not a Knot long and short rope tied together, then knot slid in center and ropes untied, sliding knotVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 1) 371
J. W. Sarles Quicksilver marked coin locked in silk with ring, repeat The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 7) 336
J. W. Sarles End Result in-the-hands versionInspired byVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 1) 465
J. W. Sarles Further Than That credit information (Larsen & Wright's "Bonus Card Trick"), production of selection, Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing StroutInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 1) 467
Norman Houghton Hyper Silk silk through wand, see also p. 679 for referencesVariationsAlso published here
  • "Hyper Silk" (Gen, Feb. 1961)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 3) 482
J. W. Sarles Notes on Hyper Silk, also with ringInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 3) 482
J. W. Sarles A Coin Switch table edge, suggestions with magnetic or hook coin in "Added Notes", see also p. 679 for referenceRelated to
  • "The Portcullis Coin Switch" (Abra #803)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 1) 569
Don Nielsen Nielsen's Idea Sarles move as loading move under cardInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 1) 572
Brooks Conner Copper or Silver five copper and five silver coins are interlaced, named coins penetrate tableRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 389
J. W. Sarles Coin Problem any coin placed in matchbox, performer divines the type of coin, posed as problem, "Exotic methods like radioactive daub are to be shunned." The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 602
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variationAlso published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 2
Karl Fulves Babel J. W. Sarles, Slydini on Wonderama, Dick Cavett, Jim Thompson, fine for fake fortuneteller The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 12) 676
Jerry K. Hartman Taking Turns spectator turns over card behind back, apparently exactly the same as performer a moment beforeInspired byRelated to
  • notes by Fulves on p. 243
Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 240
Karl Fulves Babel final issue, list of pseudonyms, Joseph K. Schmidt, Persi Diaconis anagram R. Sid Spokane II and pseudonym George Henbeck (Heubeck), Roy Walton = Gene Lawton, J. W. Sarles The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 12) 1055
J. W. Sarles, T. Page Wright, William Larsen Further Than That production of selection, aces and royal flush Card Cavalcade 3 162
J. W. Sarles Second To None second deal lap, credit noteRelated to Methods with Cards - Part 2 94
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles Roughing it mental reverse variant Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 416
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles Second To None Variation second deal lap in which original third card is removed Methods with Cards - Part 2 97
Karl Fulves Introduction "I would like to dedicate this book to my magical mentor, J. W. Sarles." Self-Working Card Tricks v
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles Short Story "Jo Sarles", anecdote about long repair of reel Interlocutor (Issue 14) 51
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Rapid Transit No. 10, cards handled below table for no-sleight transposition Self-Working Card Tricks 17
J. W. Sarles The Card Revealed No. 28, spectator thinks of small number and card, both divined, two key cards Self-Working Card Tricks 46
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Follow the Leader No. 66, 3&3 Self-Working Card Tricks 100
Bill Simon Simon Card Control Also published here Loose Ends 48
Karl Fulves (H) Jet Second lapping top or second card during stud-type deal, posed as problemRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 24) 94
Brian MacCarthy, J. W. Sarles The MacCarthy Hank Fold No. 72, marked coin among several coins in handkerchief penetrates fabric Self-Working Table Magic 86
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles Fan Optics from a fanned deck, thought of card has different back color Fourcast 9
Karl Fulves Discard Draw two pairs change into the acesInspired by
  • "Double Deland" (J. W. Sarles)
Hocus Poker 24
J. W. Sarles, John Scarne An Amazing Memory card removed from half a deck is divined
- Not The Method
- How It's Done
Inspired by
  • a trick from "Scarne on Card Tricks"
Related toVariations
Card Counting 16
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles The Higher Elevation two methodsRelated to Six Impromptu Card Tricks 42
Karl Fulves The Anagrammer how to present the word after the letters have been called out, using calculator upside down to reveal word from a list of eight wordsRelated to Astrology - The Hidden Force 49
J. W. Sarles Hindu Control classic sliding block method Hardcore Aces 2
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles, Jack Miller What's My Line? No. 97, on three envelopes are occupations and salaries written, three spectator chose an envelope and take the salary in matches, performer divines who took what, also as phone effect Self-Working Number Magic 130
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards No. 41, Magnetic Colors variationAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 53
J. W. Sarles Jaks Two-Deck Trick Variation Inspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 60
J. W. Sarles The Calculator Card Trick No. 77, deck answers simple calculation after a spectator's cut More Self-Working Card Tricks 116
Karl Fulves Little One unequal ropes, knotted, knot slides to other end and back, one rope shrinks in process, performed at tableInspired byRelated to Contemporary Rope Magic - Part I 15
J. W. Sarles J.W. Sarles False Shuffle no cover cards Riffle Shuffle Methods 25
J. W. Sarles Fourth And One selection lost, top card turned up, 4S, four cards counted down, 4S again and original 4S is selection Prototype 24
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Twos Much selection lost, indicator Two-spot turned up, but selection under eight cards, other three 2s under original 2 Prototype 24
J. W. Sarles Drop Kick No. 17, one of four coins under cup penetrates table Self-Working Coin Magic 24
J. W. Sarles Ace Protocol credit information, crimped aces Prototype 34
Ross Bertram, J. W. Sarles Rub a Dub No. 21, coin rubbed through table, backwards movement during rubbing, with Bertram patter and Sarles idea of using two coins of which only one penetrates Self-Working Coin Magic 31
Karl Fulves, John Scarne, J. W. Sarles Flash Poker spectator stops performer's shuffle at four Aces, they then change into a royal flushInspired by
  • item in "Swindle Sheet"
Quick Card Tricks 14
Dai Vernon Given the Slip four cards at face of packetsRelated to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 75
J. W. Sarles Hindu Turban Mystery No. 43, long rope Self-Working Rope Magic 85
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles O-Verse overhand shuffle reverse 28 Card Tricks 18
Karl Fulves Immersed Related to 28 Card Tricks 49
J. W. Sarles Roll Down "An Impromptue 3-Part Card Routine"
- spectator reverses a card behind his back, performer names it
- in repeat spectator reverses the card right next to first selection
- spectator shuffles cards face-up/face-down behind his back, Triumph
Rigmarole (Issue 1) 6
J. W. Sarles Reverse Coincidence first performer then spectator both reverse a card behind the back, at the end no card is reversedRelated to Rigmarole (Issue 1) 7
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo So it Goes... credit discussion of the Second Deal Lap / Sarles Switch / Second Deal Slough-OffRelated to The Olram File (Issue 13) 12
J. W. Sarles Facsimile four Queens change into duplicates of selection, gaff not explained Rigmarole (Issue 4) 43
J. W. Sarles Cutback Ace of Spades shuffled in deck, spectator cuts anywhere and names small number, Ace found there, beating the cut presentation Rigmarole (Issue 4) 44
Karl Fulves Twas Brillig on a Joe Stevens dealer's item "Time Freeze" that makes the sand flow in an hourglass stopRelated to Verbatim (Issue 3) 20
J. W. Sarles Coaster Coast routine with Coin Coaster prop and two blank cards Verbatim (Issue 10) 125
John Scarne, J. W. Sarles One Hand Ace Cutting using bridge (spring and riffle shuffle) Rigmarole (Issue 6) 66
Karl Fulves Ends Meet "a sliding knot trick"Inspired by Rigmarole (Issue 7) 82
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Blank Look performer finds selection in reverse fan
- Second Method (Karl Fulves)
Rigmarole (Issue 10) 117
J. W. Sarles End Product Inspired by Rigmarole (Issue 10) 118
J. W. Sarles One-Handed Injog card starts side-jogged Underworld (Issue 1) 10
J. W. Sarles After Dark spectator and performer think a card, each finds the other's cardRelated to Underworld (Issue 2) 19
J. W. Sarles Red or Black? performer cuts and ask the spectator red or black and how many (one, two or three), and the bottom cards of the top half fulfill this property, repeated with real riffle shuffles, method not given The Fine Print (Issue 1) 2
J. W. Sarles After Dark different handling, spectator choses and loses card in corner of room, performer as well, both remove a card from spread and it's each other's cardRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 2) 17
Jo Sarles, Sam Schwartz, Herb Zarrow Letters Jo Sarles is the widow of J. W. Sarles (Jim?) Underworld (Issue 2) 26
J. W. Sarles Card Rise Notes haunted deck with two card cases, selection emerges from between them New Card Rises 56
J. W. Sarles Riffle and Think prominent KS between red spot cards riffled before spectatorInspired by Blocking Off 9
Karl Fulves Remotely Possible spectator thinks of odd-backed card, ungaffed, psychological forceInspired by Blocking Off 10
J. W. Sarles Magnetic Personality chosen court card clings to magnetInspired by
  • "Dippy Magnet" (Harbin)
Related to
The Fine Print (Issue 4) 74
Karl Fulves Little Alice mate coincidence with odd-backed cards in two packets, one handled behind back, red/blue double backerInspired byRelated to Underworld (Issue 3) 32
Martin Gardner Color Magnets card cut into deck attracts a few card of same color, based on fact that at least four card of same color are together in most shuffled decksRelated to Underworld (Issue 4) 56
J. W. Sarles Three To Go three silks vanish in hand one by one with wand, with tubes that can be unloaded in wand Underworld (Issue 7) 91
John Scarne, Stewart James, J. W. Sarles All Star Aces after some dealing and counting the four Aces are foundRelated toVariations Underworld (Issue 8) 106
Karl Fulves Informant further comments and credit information on the referenced itemsRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 8) 226
J. W. Sarles Loophole cut and restored with slip knots and extra loop under watch The Fine Print (Issue 10) 333
J. W. Sarles Egg Bag Combo outline of egg bag routine, egg jumps around between hands, silk combination Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 250
J. W. Sarles Calling The Wiz bit of business for classic telephone trick Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 355
Karl Fulves Outcast card moved from one third of deck into another is found with (apparently) memory work, clocking and partial red-black separationInspired by Card Counting (2005 edition) 28
J. W. Sarles Prompt Impromptu "Telepathy On The Spot"
card chosen and replaced, spectator looks at fan of cards, meanwhile a spectator on other side of room names selection
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 413
J. W. Sarles Great Escape plastic glass clings to hand, silk is pulled out Prolix (Issue 2) 108
J. W. Sarles A Rope Tale several knots tied in rope vanish, then cut & restoredRelated to Prolix (Issue 3) 159
J. W. Sarles Pin-A-Trate two linked safety pins under handkerchief, they penetrate it one by one Prolix (Issue 5) 336
J. W. Sarles Releaso with loop, outlining some patter by Sarles for a longer rope routine Prolix (Issue 4) 211
J. W. Sarles Knot To Be Found not letting go of the endsInspired by
  • "Berg Hunter Knot" (Here's New Magic, Joe Berg)
Prolix (Issue 6) 400
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Out On Location two piles, dealt simultaneously, one card shows up face-up and at same position in other half is previous selectionInspired by Prolix (Issue 8) 496
Karl Fulves Three Deceptions about following items, creators lost, shown by J. W. Sarles Prolix (Issue 9) 567
Karl Fulves Back Story further comments and credit information on the referenced itemsRelated to Prolix (Issue 9) 630
J. W. Sarles The Bank Plays Poker top card change into Aces after shown indifferent, with Sarles's handling of Banker-Broker moveRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 636
J. W. Sarles Glass Trap coin in glass, another glass nested inside, coin penetrates into upper glass Prolix (Issue 10) 657
J. W. Sarles Ace Prelude three Aces cut face-up into different parts of the deck, last Ace face-up on top, immediately all four Aces are dealt face-up from top Prolix (Issue 10) 690
J. W. Sarles A Cup Of Copper four copper and four silver coins alternated, some tossed in one cup and some in another, they separate, slightly smaller diameter and strip-outRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 690