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S. W. Erdnase The Acrobatic Jacks kind of Cavorting Aces
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 191
S. W. Erdnase A Mind-Reading Trick one out of four, "did you see your card already" and fishing
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 194
Nate Leipzig Sixth Method Aces vanish from deck, reappear via Slap Aces
Variations 1909 The Art of Magic 219
Stanley Collins Billet Switch on clip, with a deck of cards, while removing cards
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 69
Charles T. Jordan The Unknown Leaper card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packet
Variations 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Charles T. Jordan, De Forrest The Diabolical Reversed Card (Improved) card reverses visibly à la tunnel effect
Variations 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 32
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Mind Reading
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 1
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Musical Mind Reading spectator chooses one from twelve cards with pieces of music, medium plays one of twelve records, it's the selected one, repeated, repeated once more with medium isolated in another room, two methods used
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 1
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Curious Card Reading card fairly chosen and lost while performer has his back to spectator, it is found, repeat and card is simply named by performer, confederate in audience codes card
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 2
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Distant Card Reading four or five cards chosen freely and shuffled back, medium names them all, all cards next to selections brought to top and secretly given to medium
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 3
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Devil's Phone six spectators write questions on billets which are burned, performer phones the devil (or medium) and gets answers to all questions
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 5
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Billet Switch with Tumbler billets collected in glass tumbler, covered with handkerchief, billets stolen out
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 5
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The "Test" Card Act medium names chosen cards under test conditions without speaking, two methods, coding by shuffling sound
1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 6
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Spring Glimpse spectator says stop during springing and remembers bottom card of top half, glimpsed at same time
Related to 1928 The L. W. Mindreading Mysteries 6
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Introduction
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 3
William Larsen, T. Page Wright I. Some New Card Discoveries
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 4
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Sympathetic Location
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 4
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Rapid Fire Detection some pile-making and dealing as distraction to simple force
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 6
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Prophecied Discovery using stack that forces number ten
Also published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 8
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Two Card Location two selections come together in deck
Also published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 9
William Larsen, T. Page Wright II. Feats With Prepared Cards
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 10
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Perfect Guesser performer knows whether cut-to card is red or black, blacks short and reds narrow
Related to 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 10
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Self-working Mystery spectator takes card and its value leads to previous selection, stripper deck
Also published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 11
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Dark Test light out, in dark two spectators pocket cards from one half each, performer names both
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 12
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Holy Deck deck has dollar-sized hole through all cards, ribbon through deck, two selection penetrate ribbon
Inspired by
  • version of Larsen & Wright in "Magical Bulletin", Dec. 1924
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 13
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Double Reverse double facer
Also published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 16
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
Also published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 17
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Card Turns Over! card reverses visibly à la tunnel effect
Inspired by 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 18
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Quick Change Problem card in envelope, hole shows index, it transposes with another card, using additional cut-out index
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 21
William Larsen, T. Page Wright III. Some Novel Card Creations
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 22
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Perfect Guesser performer knows whether cut-to card is red or black, one-way alternating
Related toAlso published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 22
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Double Reverse two cards reverse one by one
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 23
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Reverse Sleight like a K.M. Move with half the deck in right hand
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 23
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Out of Sight card chosen behind back from stacked deck, key card palmed and glimpsed
Also published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 23
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Piercing The Card card in envelope is pierced, ribbon pulled through, card shown unharmed
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 26
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Suitability out-of-hand selection of three cards, they all name the suits, performer then divines all cards
Related to 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 28
Al Baker The Card Counting Mystery cutting same amount than spectator, short and wide cards
Related to 1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 481
Unknown For force in audience simply handing cards to spectators, bold old style classic force
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 5
T. Page Wright Complete deck vanish deck dropped in pocket, back palm misdirection
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 5
T. Page Wright Card reproduction top card shown as indifferent becomes selection, confusing description
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 8
T. Page Wright Pellet switch thumb tip, envelope
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 9
T. Page Wright Deck strippers end strippers, spectator overhand shuffles card to top
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 9
T. Page Wright Billet steal with mouth when sealing envelope
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 9
T. Page Wright Rubber band top card of banded deck shown, a few cards dealt off, same card shown on top
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 10
T. Page Wright Card revelation performer deals through packet or deck, selection has vanished, it reappears face-up in center
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 10
T. Page Wright Unknown Leaper variation card at thought-of position transposes with card in other half
Inspired by 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 11
T. Page Wright Transformer card without duplicates unknown card in pocket, Ace of Spades changes into selection, pocketed card is Ace of Spades
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 11
T. Page Wright Card change in pushing into packet face card of right-hand half is pushed into left-hand half, switched for dummy card
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 12
T. Page Wright The Spread Detection bottom card hidden under table spread and used as key card
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 12
T. Page Wright Move for Self-Working Mystery
Inspired by 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 12
T. Page Wright Location Aces at top and bottom of both halves, spectator shuffles, selects card, shuffles again, four Aces as keys
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 13
T. Page Wright One Way Location interlocking chain principle with one-way deck and key card
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 13
T. Page Wright A Glimpse left hand pushes off card to show it to spectator, bottom corner glimpsed
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 13
T. Page Wright Monarch detection suit order of four selections known, high probability of being unique
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 14
T. Page Wright Interlocking Chains two colors separated and in order, shuffled once, used for divination
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 14
T. Page Wright Named Reverse named card shown reversed, pairs held together with wax
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 14
T. Page Wright Selected card passes between two phonograph records
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 15
T. Page Wright A Reverse Location two cards on either side of selection reverse
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 15
T. Page Wright Whispering Joker card placed behind Joker, both held to ear, card named, repeated
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 15
T. Page Wright Life Saver for Card With Card Lost in Pack
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 15
T. Page Wright Six Card Trick card vanishes in six-card packet and reappears
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 16
T. Page Wright Coin Catch in Deck coin thrown up an caught at wanted position in deck
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 16
T. Page Wright Jumbo Card Revelation cards behind back, brought forward one by one until named number, then selection is taken from behind back as jumbo card
Related toAlso published here 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 16
T. Page Wright Blow Transformation spectator blows on card, face now blank and pips are on back
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 17
T. Page Wright Another tip-over change switched-out card left reversed while apparently turned over
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 17
T. Page Wright Behind Back Switch selection out-jogged behind back, switched during brief turning around
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 17
T. Page Wright Behind Back Pass card replaced behind back, turning around as cover for pass
Also published here 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 17
T. Page Wright Ambitious Card Sequence basic
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 18
T. Page Wright Three of hearts change to two in hands of spectator
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 18
T. Page Wright Coin Date Divination tin foil behind back to get impression of coin date or other embossed information
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 18
T. Page Wright Card on Silk chosen card remains hanging on silk
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 18
T. Page Wright Envelope Card Reading cards in envelope, performer names them one by one
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 19
T. Page Wright Spell Stab card spelled to from stabbed position
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 19
T. Page Wright Riffle Spell card spelled to after honest riffle shuffle, riffling them off one by one for each letter
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 19
T. Page Wright Tabled Under-the-Spread Force bottom card dragged along with fingers
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 19
T. Page Wright Drop Change card shown and dropped to floor, changes during drop
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 19
T. Page Wright Cigarette Production "using 'Mystic' match move", unclear
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 20
T. Page Wright Plunger Shift with two cards
Also published here 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 20
T. Page Wright Thought-Of Stab spectator thinks of card in packet, then stabs in deck, names card, shown to be next to stabbed card
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 20
T. Page Wright Coin move dime changes to half, edge work
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 20
T. Page Wright Magicians' Gag funny message on card, force gag
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 21
T. Page Wright Knife Stab top half fastened together
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 21
T. Page Wright Color Changing Ring wooden ring on silk changes color
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 21
T. Page Wright Under-Spread-Force Handling spectator cuts in probably narrow in-the-hands spread, unclear
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 21
T. Page Wright Card Force and Reverse card forced via peek force, it then turns over fairly
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 22
T. Page Wright Card through Silk
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 22
T. Page Wright Coin through Hat
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 22
T. Page Wright Aces and Queens Transposition Aces on top, Queens on bottom, they transpose
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 23
T. Page Wright Traveling Knot a knot in one silk each, one travels across to other silk
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 23
T. Page Wright Torn bill trick fake tear handling
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 24
T. Page Wright Combination for Brema twelve cent trick cent coins travel to purse, uses gaff that is not described
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 24
T. Page Wright Coin through Silk using two silks
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 24
T. Page Wright Coin Transposition two coins dropped in two hands of spectators, two of those transpose
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 24
T. Page Wright The Page Pass one-handed pass, as control, compared to Charlier pass, but no details given
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 25
William Larsen The Riffle-Down quickly getting break at any small number, preparing with two breaks
Variations 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 28
T. Page Wright The Glimpse - Second Method post-peek glimpse, book break type
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 30
T. Page Wright Simple Glimpse looking straight down
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 31
T. Page Wright The New Transferred Cards no set-up
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 33
T. Page Wright, Frank Shepard A Cut At Any Number named number is instantly cut off, different approaches
Inspired by 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 36
T. Page Wright An Original Spelling Card card chosen and buried in small packet, then spelled to in rest of deck
Also published here 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 37
T. Page Wright A Pickpocket Card cards brought from pocket one by one, at named number selection is taken
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 39
T. Page Wright Card Through Silk detailed
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 42
T. Page Wright Winkletum two cards chosen, knot appears in handkerchief, handkerchief as puppet finds selections
  • Improved - As the Felicitous Feline (hand doll instead of handkerchief)
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 44
T. Page Wright The Five Senses five cards selected and found five different way with the senses, "old feat of locating a number of drawn cards"
VariationsAlso published here 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 47
T. Page Wright Five Card Control
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 47
T. Page Wright Sympathetic Packs - A Giant Card Effect card turned over in deck, same card turns over in jumbo deck, then back again
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 49
T. Page Wright Knotty Travels vanishing knots in handkerchief with story presentation
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 51
T. Page Wright One Armed Poker story presentation for stand-up, three double facers, performed one-handed
Also published here 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 53
T. Page Wright Card Stand
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 53
T. Page Wright Error Aces brief mention
Related to 1933 Page Wright's Notebook 57
Tom Sellers Named Card and Slates named card vanishes from box and reappears between slates
Related toVariations 1934 Card Tricks That Work 13
William Larsen A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
VariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 123
William Larsen Double Reverse double facer
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 134
William Larsen The Perfect Guesser performer knows whether cut-to card is red or black, one-way alternating
Related toAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 160
William Larsen Two Card Location two selections come together in deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 175
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Keystone Card Discovery some byplay and apparent failure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
William Larsen Self Working Mystery spectator takes card and its value leads to previous selection, stripper deck
VariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 196
William Larsen Out of Sight card chosen behind back from stacked deck, key card palmed and glimpsed
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number ten
Related toAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
T. Page Wright Infallible Prediction performer marks a card on the face, this is chosen by spectator
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 351
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L.W. Card in Cigarette
1938 Greater Magic 760
T. Page Wright Bull's Eye! three of six "BB" shot bullets travel from spectator's hand into performer's
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 4) 3
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Nerve Force bold, just handing cards out
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 38
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 765
Eddie Joseph Slip Riffle Force one-handed
Related to 1941 How Gamblers Win 4
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Larsen and Wright's Ghost Ring ring appears on silk knotted in circle
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 306
William Larsen, Harlan Tarbell, T. Page Wright Yo! Ho! Ho! And A Bottle Of Rum! prop spectacle
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 357
T. Page Wright, William Larsen The L.W. Stop Mystery spectator thinks of any card in half the deck, all shuffled together and pocketed, spectator removes cards one by one and performer stops him at selection
VariationsAlso published here 1945 My Best 95
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Larsen and Wright Double Message one slate, flap, large envelope
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 394
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Keyless Routine
1946 Rings In Your Fingers 116
Edward Marlo Sixth Method - Tilt Glimpse glimpsing card
Related toVariations 1956 Fingertip Control 16
Eddie Taytelbaum Surprise Jumbo selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card version of the selection
Related toAlso published here
  • in "De Magier"
1956 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 1) 462
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Wright and Larsen Many-Cut Principle
1956 Rope Eternal 24
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Zenith Rope Trick
1956 Rope Eternal 33
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Wright & Larsen's Jumping Rope
1956 Rope Eternal 37
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown, T. Page Wright Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 11, 12, 13
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 22
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card version of the selection
Related to 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 126
T. Page Wright Super Detection single card location
1970 Magick (Issue 2) 8
T. Page Wright Spell Down spelling of a card, spelled value includes other three cards with same value and spelled suit only cards with same suit
1970 Magick (Issue 4) 18
T. Page Wright The Ring of Abaddon ring on silk changes color
1970 Magick (Issue 11) 52
Frank Garcia Million Dollar Card Production hand shown empty while doing single card backpalm productions
Related to 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 113
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Al Koran, Sid Lorraine, T. Page Wright
1972 Magick (Issue 63) 314
T. Page Wright The Three Numbers two named numbers, card is found at difference of named numbers
1972 The Living End 45
T. Page Wright A Lesson in Card Magic spectator performs trick with other spectator
1972 The Living End 55
T. Page Wright, William Larsen A Mind Reading Interlude
1972 The Living End 69
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Card in Pocket Transposition card in pocket transposes with card at unknown position
1972 The Living End 72
T. Page Wright A Mistake But... two cards transform into cards which indicate suit and value
1972 The Living End 77
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Cut with a Coin coin thrown in to the air and caught in the deck, next to selection
1972 The Living End 108
Anonymous Clairvoyant! from T. Page Wright's notebooks, miniature cards in matchbox are divined
1973 Magick (Issue 70) 349
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #1 three Aces dealt on one half, one on the other, then there are three on the second and three Aces on the first half
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #2 done one-handed
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Scoop-Up Addition/Switch with multiple cards
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #3 no-palm
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright False-Count Cover spectator and performer count simultaneously
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #4 backs change from red to blue, cards become blank and back to normal
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #5 two cards change, Two Card Monte sequence with impromptu double backer
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 790
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #6 packet of cards put under handkerchief, pulled away, cards have vanished, in sleeve
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 790
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #7 cards openly separated into suits, then shuffled together fairly with riffle shuffle, yet red-black colors remain separated
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 790
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #8 cards openly separated into suits, then reds shuffled together and blacks, halves put together, they magically mix
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 791
J. W. Sarles, T. Page Wright, William Larsen Further Than That production of selection, aces and royal flush
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 162
Karl Fulves (reviewer) L. W. Card Mysteries by William Larsen (written by T. Page Wright) 1975 Interlocutor (Issue 2) 5
T. Page Wright, William Larsen Eierbeuteleien egg bag ideas
  • Präsentation Nr. 1
  • Präsentation Nr. 2
  • Präsentation Nr. 3
Also published here
  • Genii, Aug. 1961
Feb. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 3) 44
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Miracle Frame sand frame
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 112
T. Page Wright Wright/Allerton Move credit information
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 285
Al Mann, T. Page Wright, William Larsen The Royal Album torn and restored card, corner as a reference, Al Koran Wallet
Related to
  • Sphinx Vol.27 #9, 1928
1981 The "H" Factor 26
T. Page Wright, William Larsen Das Problem der Präsentation on presentation
Also published here
  • Genii, Jan. 1940
June 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2) 48
Bascom Jones Thy Mystic Word on Burling Hull, T. Page Wright, Al Mann
May 1982 Magick (Issue 306) 1530
T. Page Wright The Changing Cards reprinted from July 1924 issue of Sphinx
Related to
  • "Transposed Cards" (Searles, Sept. 1931 issue of Sphinx)
1983 Hardcore Aces 11
T. Page Wright Multiple Shift
Also published here 1983 Worknotes On Brainwave 110
Edward Marlo Dribble Glimpse bold
Related to 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Double Color Change
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 28
William Larsen, Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright The L.W. False Shuffle from Genii, February 1937, with finesse by McMillen
1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 22
Bruce Cervon Flip Over Force slip type, one handed
Related toAlso published here 1988 The Cervon File 193
T. Page Wright Plunger Shift simple version with two cards
Also published here 1989 The Multiple Shift 31
T. Page Wright Preface
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 7
T. Page Wright Chapter 1 - Cigarette Magic intro
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 25
T. Page Wright Cigarette Routine manipulation routine consisting of following moves
  • General Comments
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 27
T. Page Wright Move Number One lit cigarette vanishes and reappears via thumb-push rise
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 27
T. Page Wright Move Number Two lit cigarette penetrates knee via false transfer
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 30
T. Page Wright Move Number Three lit cigarette, vanish with change-over
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 31
T. Page Wright Move Number Four lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 33
T. Page Wright Move Number Five lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 35
T. Page Wright Move Number Six lit cigarette, double change over
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 35
T. Page Wright Move Number Seven lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 38
T. Page Wright Move Number Eight lit cigarette, cigarette held behind other hand so both palms show empty
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 39
T. Page Wright Move Number Nine lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 41
T. Page Wright Move Number Ten lit cigarette
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 42
T. Page Wright A Surprising Cigarette Impromptu lit cigarette vanishes and is produced from elbow, then it is really thrown away and another lit cigarette produced from elbow
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 46
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Card in Cigarette with torn corner, switch under spread of cards
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 47
T. Page Wright Chapter 2 - Thimble Magic intro
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 50
T. Page Wright Aunt Martha's Thimble manipulation routine consisting of following moves, red and white thimble and handkerchief
Inspired by
  • article by Leslie Guest, Sphinx, Dec. 1925
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 51
T. Page Wright Move Number One thimble pushed in hand vanishes, then reappears
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 51
T. Page Wright Move Number Two vanish and reproduction
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 52
T. Page Wright Move Number Three
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 54
T. Page Wright Move Number Four vanish with double change over
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 54
T. Page Wright Move Number Five thimble through handkerchief
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 56
T. Page Wright Move Number Six
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 58
T. Page Wright Move Number Seven
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 59
T. Page Wright Move Number Eight with ditch
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 60
T. Page Wright The Penetrative Thimble thimble through trousers, hand and handkerchief
  • Move Number Nine (trousers)
  • Move Number Ten (hand)
  • Move Number Eleven (handkerchief)
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 62
T. Page Wright Thimble Thimblerig manipulations with one thimble, ending with production of eight thimbles
  • Move Number Twelve
  • Move Number Thirteen
  • Move Number Fourteen
  • Move Number Fifteen
  • Move Number Sixteen
  • Move Number Seventeen
  • Move Number Eighteen
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 64
T. Page Wright Chapter 3 - Modern Card Sleights intro
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 73
T. Page Wright The Pass comments
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 74
T. Page Wright Behind Back Pass card replaced behind back, turning around as cover for pass
Also published here 1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 74
T. Page Wright An Invisible Standard Pass deeper in hand, third finger in break
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 74
T. Page Wright The Invisible Palm Pass top half palmed in right hand and brought to bottom
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 75
T. Page Wright The Kick-Out Pass bottom half clipped with right fingers and brought to top
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 76
T. Page Wright The Jumping Jacks Cavorting Aces combined with Leipzig's Slap Aces
Inspired by 1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 77
T. Page Wright The Page Pass left thumb presses down to pivot lower half upwards
Related to 1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 80
T. Page Wright Bringing Any Card to Top with one-handed pass and riffling face-up deck, also with stack, as routine in which named card comes to top under handkerchief cover
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 82
T. Page Wright The Fan and Pass control sequence to cover one-handed pass
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 83
T. Page Wright Card Control
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 83
T. Page Wright The Fan Break fan bent open for spectator to see a card, bridge break used for riffle shuffle split
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 87
T. Page Wright The Knock-In Pass Substitute card apparently knocked into deck with packet in right hand, actually stolen under packet
Related to 1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 87
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Diagonal Side Steal
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 88
T. Page Wright False Shuffles and Cuts
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 89
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. False Shuffle one half pushed over the other, fan cover
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 90
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. False Cut four packets are kind of "faro shuffled", flourishy, false version preserves top and bottom stocks
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 92
T. Page Wright The Force with outs
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 93
T. Page Wright Spectator Chooses Same Card Again
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 95
T. Page Wright The One-Handed Riffle Force slip
Related to 1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 96
T. Page Wright Fan Force from the Top fan held up, faces towards spectator
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 99
T. Page Wright The Riffle Force break
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 100
T. Page Wright The Card Case Force top few cards are taken and hidden under case that is held in right hand while spectator shuffles, then added back
  • as a force
  • as a hold out for a set-up
  • to add duplicates or gaffs
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 102
T. Page Wright The "Nerve" Force handing cards to spectators, bold
Related to 1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 103
T. Page Wright Other Method of Forcing listing some sleights from the upcoming tricks that can be used as forces
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T. Page Wright The Change distinction between color change and switch
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T. Page Wright Top Change for a Number of Cards right-hand packet slid into thumb break from left of deck
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T. Page Wright Thought-Of Cards Across two spectators get six cards each, packet switch application, also in spectator's pocket instead of into packet between his hands
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T. Page Wright Slap Addition palm slapped onto packet on spectator's palm as demonstration
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Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright The McMillen Change face card of right-hand half is pushed into left-hand half, switched for dummy card, two handlings, also as Tunnel effect
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T. Page Wright Leaper to Number card travels from one packet to another at named number
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T. Page Wright A Throw-Out Change throwing card as cover for top change
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Judson S. Brown A One-Hand Top Change same as Allerton Change, for Brown credit see page 8
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T. Page Wright Two Card Transposition can be performed one-handed
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T. Page Wright Color Changes
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T. Page Wright Color Change with Wrists Held spectator holds wrists of performer, performer can also stand behind spectator
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T. Page Wright Color Change Steal choreography
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T. Page Wright A Rising Change single card changes when pushed through hand, unload before tabling deck, variation with a double without deck
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T. Page Wright The New Bottom Change double taken off face and replaced, bottom card of double palmed in right hand in preparation for color change
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T. Page Wright The Goblet Color Change back card stolen in some kind of master palm with fingers clipping it, only with deck or with deck in glass
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T. Page Wright The Pivot Color Change right palm shown empty before change, palmed card already replaced but change not shown yet
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T. Page Wright A Simple Double Color Change face card changes twice
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William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Double Color Change face card changes twice, right hand passes over deck twice without hesitation
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T. Page Wright New Collins Aces Packet False Count from dealing position
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T. Page Wright The Glimpse intro
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T. Page Wright Top Card Glimpse - Number 1 deck held from above, face shown to audience, back card slightly buckled
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T. Page Wright Reading the Cards naming one card after the other from the back
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T. Page Wright Card Location spectator cuts off top half, looks at bottom card and replaces, key glimpse
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T. Page Wright Riffle Location riffling through cards in face-up dealing position with left thumb to find a card
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T. Page Wright Top Card Glimpse - Number 3 during riffle shuffle, in the hands or tables, glimpse during split, not end of shuffle
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T. Page Wright A False Count from end grip, reverse biddle steal
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T. Page Wright A Written Revelation with a deck of cards, while removing cards
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T. Page Wright Chapter 4 - Ornamental Sleights with Cards
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T. Page Wright Fancy Cuts one-handed cut as gag when offering the deck to spectator for a cut
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T. Page Wright A Three-Way Cut
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T. Page Wright A One-Handed Three-Way Cut
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T. Page Wright A Six-Way Cut
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T. Page Wright An Eight-Way Cut
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T. Page Wright The Card From The Knee card produced from knee with empty hand, handed over behind leg, as gag location
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T. Page Wright One-Handed Deal see endnote
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T. Page Wright The Card Fan intro
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T. Page Wright Production of Cards at the Finger Tips continuous production of single cards with back of hand towards audience
  • First Method
  • Second Method (hand shown both sides after each production, block shown as one card)
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T. Page Wright The Production of Card Fans Routine
  • Fan of Cards from Body
  • Cards through Knee Without Palming
  • Cards through Knee by Back Palm
  • Fan from Elbow
  • Fans of Cards from Air
  • A Vanish and Production
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T. Page Wright The Diminishing and Enlarging Cards with credit information and historical comments, for enlarging part a stripper deck with alternating orientation is used
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T. Page Wright Chapter 5 - The Riffle Count intro
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T. Page Wright A Cut at Any Number using thumb count (with right hand shielding the count) and several finesses like pre-established breaks, mis-hearing and so on
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T. Page Wright An Instant Cut at Any Number spectator cuts off cards and counts them, replaces them, then performer cuts off same number
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T. Page Wright Cut at Any Number cutting to thought-of number, false count
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T. Page Wright Cut With a Coin coin tossed up and caught in deck at named position, or next to selection
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T. Page Wright A Card to Any Number selected card to any (smaller) number, using secret slip cut and thumb count, or double count strategy
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T. Page Wright Ambitious Card Sequence top changes
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T. Page Wright Chapter 6 - Non-Sleight of Hand Card Mysteries intro
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T. Page Wright The Back-of-the-Deck Detection card located by looking at backs, finger print presentation, selection behind back, reversed key card
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T. Page Wright Adding the Pips deck cut in three piles by spectator, performer puts out a few cards from center packet that add up to number of cards in outer piles
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T. Page Wright A Lesson in Magic spectator has another spectator select and replace a card, performer names it
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T. Page Wright Chapter 7 - Card Effects Requiring Prearrangement
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T. Page Wright Odd Prophecies spectator inserts knife, cards above knife counted, it is predicted by performer or spectator if that number will be odd or even
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T. Page Wright A Quick Detection spectator counts to any card in top half, replaces, riffle shuffles one time, interlocking chains, odd-even
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T. Page Wright The Red and the Black card selected, deck shuffled and returned, deck shown shuffled, then top half shown from one color except selection
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T. Page Wright The Triple Coincidence three cards chosen freely, deck put in pocket, performer finds the three mates by touch, last one found by spectator (hopefully)
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T. Page Wright The Business Man five cards lost, performer names all selections, humorous presentation
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T. Page Wright The Master Poker Deal poker hand chosen, four hands dealt, all hands are of the chosen type and consecutive stronger, presentation either as skill to justify that only performer shuffles or with deck switch
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T. Page Wright How Many Hands? two-handed Royal Flush deal, then any number of players from three to six are chosen, performer gets Ace-high Straight and others good hands
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T. Page Wright Color Seeks Color packet of red and black cards, red card chosen and put amongst black cards, it vanishes from there and travels back
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T. Page Wright From Deck to Deck selection travels into another deck at any number
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William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Super-Detection spectator removes card from anywhere, performer removes two cards that stand for value and suit of selection, also with two cards or with spectator locating the cards in his pocket
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T. Page Wright The Shuffle-In Detection card chosen behind back and shuffled back by spectator, performer riffles through deck three times and names color, suit and value, interlocking chains
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T. Page Wright Chapter 8 - The Reversed Card chapter intro
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T. Page Wright Take Your Turn two cards reverse one by one
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T. Page Wright A Reverse Routine
  • The Double Reverse
  • The Longitudinal Reverse (Tunnel)
  • The Whole Deck Reverse (faced deck, suddenly is backed deck)
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T. Page Wright A Giant Card Reverse tunnel effect with seven jumbo cards
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T. Page Wright Chapter 9 - The Spelling Card intro on spelling
  • consecutive spelling principle
  • placement by thumb count cull
  • placement by overhand shuffle
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T. Page Wright A Simple Spelling Problem selection is spelled to
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T. Page Wright Nail Scratch spectator draws out selection from in-the-hands spread
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T. Page Wright A Surprise Spelling Trick card chosen and buried in small packet, then spelled to in rest of deck
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T. Page Wright A Novelty Spelling Mystery selection lost, "Ace" spelled into one pile, "Spades" into another, then Ace of Spades shown, first pile are other three Aces and second pile all Spades
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T. Page Wright The Triple Surprise Speller card freely chosen, then spelled to, at the end a card of same value, suit and card itself show up
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T. Page Wright The Miracle Spelling Deck card selected out of hands and deck pocketed, performer reaches into pocket and takes out cards one by one spelling the selection and finds it, repeat with the spectator spelling the card out of the performer's pocket
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T. Page Wright Chapter 10 - Humorous Card Effects
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T. Page Wright A Card Climax card lost and performer hold deck behind back, spectator names small number and performer brings cards out one by one, jumbo card of selection at named position
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T. Page Wright, William Larsen The Error Aces Ace packet held, Ace of Spades pocketed, one of the remaining cards is still the Ace of Spades, repeated until only Ace of Spades remains
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T. Page Wright, William Larsen Two Card Switch one card switched for the other, end grip
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T. Page Wright A Mistake, But... selection tabled face down, performer removes two card for value and suit which fit after apparent mistake
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T. Page Wright The Repeating Card Comedy card placed at back of deck in glass repeatedly comes to front
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T. Page Wright Chapter 11 - Novel Card Discoveries intro
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T. Page Wright Another Version with short card for instant double lift
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T. Page Wright Two Pair two Aces and Eights, one of each placed on table and on deck, then one transposes so on table are Eights and on deck Aces
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T. Page Wright Four of a Kind faced deck, one packet placed reversed in deck before other three Aces vanish from their packets
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William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Simplicity Four Aces Aces dropped on four packets, deck assembled, after some dealing the Aces are together again
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T. Page Wright Chapter 12 - Advanced Card Effects intro
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T. Page Wright A New Card Catching
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T. Page Wright The Magnetic Card Rise card clings to finger and rises out of middle of deck
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William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Card Through Silk
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T. Page Wright The Deck Through the Silk gypsy switch
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William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Criminal card chosen, two black Kings pocketed, one placed back in deck, other one transposes with selection, story presentation
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T. Page Wright Chapter 13 - Mental Effects with Cards on mentalism
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T. Page Wright Psychological Card Problems introduction to psychological forces and things like that
  • Psychological Forces
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T. Page Wright Psychological Number Forces seven and fifteen, usage for card divination
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T. Page Wright Force from Ten Cards psychological, face up or down
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T. Page Wright Psychological Color Force red, used in card work
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T. Page Wright Forcing One of Two or Five Cards handling for psychological force, as divination with two-way out (waiting for reaction when tabling one of the cards face up)
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T. Page Wright Effects Produced by Following a Spectator's Line of Thought watching the eyes
  • spectator thinks of a card as they are fanned one by one
  • spectator thinks of a card in a eight-card fan
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T. Page Wright Mental Card Effects using Physical Methods section intro
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T. Page Wright A Cut Card Detection spectator cuts anywhere and replaces, then cuts deck some more
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William Larsen, T. Page Wright An L. W. Mindreading Routine three-part routine, third part set up during first part
  • peeked card divined
  • Erdnase's "A Mind-Reading Trick"
  • repeat with different method
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T. Page Wright A Simplified Five Card Problem five cards held behind performer's back, one taken by spectator an all shuffled back, selection named, performer can feel by touch which card has been taken
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William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Stop Mystery spectator thinks of any card in half the deck, all shuffled together and pocketed, spectator removes cards one by one and performer stops him at selection
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T. Page Wright A Free Choice Location spectator removes and card and replaces it in corner of room, it is found, out-of-hand reversal, diagonal line on edge
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T. Page Wright Chapter 14 - Card Effects for Stage intro
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T. Page Wright The Five Senses five cards selected and found five different way with the senses
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T. Page Wright Slip Count-Back faces towards spectators, card slid from right-hand side towards left, reverse cull at other side
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T. Page Wright One-Armed Poker story presentation for stand-up, three double facers, performed one-handed
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T. Page Wright A Couple of Bridge Hands packet of thirteen picture cards transposes with packet of number cards
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T. Page Wright Confusion Switch two packets held close and switched
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T. Page Wright Felix, the Felicitous Feline hand puppet helps in finding a selection and naming another one, comedy routine
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T. Page Wright A Love Poem face card changes multiple times to accompany recited poem
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