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Sam Leo Horowitz Rising Card - The Horowitz Thumb Method from fan
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 50
Otis Manning Aces of Eight!! eight Aces used, brought from behind the back as wished
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 64
Sam Leo Horowitz Cards and Coins several coins appear from between two cards
1935 Coin Magic 50
Sam Leo Horowitz An Optical Illusion? coin vanishes from handkerchief and appears again
1935 Coin Magic 51
Unknown Curious Coincidence
Related to 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 149
Sam Leo Horowitz The Knock-Out Card Trick one of five cards thought-of, one removed, shown missing, Mexican turnover, double facers, two handlings
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 52
Sam Leo Horowitz The Twenty-Five Card Trick twenty-five duplicates
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 142
Sam Leo Horowitz The Mystery of the Penthouse four distributed Jacks come together with one cut
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 145
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fan selection is controlled via jog, with finesse by Horowitz
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 190
Sam Leo Horowitz Holding the Break After a Spectator Peeks at a Card
1938 Greater Magic 205
Sam Leo Horowitz The Horowitz Color Change
1938 Greater Magic 213
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fan Steal
1938 Greater Magic 214
Sam Leo Horowitz The Four Aces double backer
1938 Greater Magic 351
Sam Leo Horowitz Method No. 3. The Thumb Rise from fan
1938 Greater Magic 394
Al Saal The Perfect Stop Trick svengali deck, cards put from one hat to another hat one by one until spectator stops
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 435
Sam Leo Horowitz The Princess Trick with three cards, double facers
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 445
Unknown The Self Reversing Cards ten cards are dealt face-up/face-down, five double backers
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 480
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz, Arthur Finley The Ambitious Card with double backer
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 481
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 549
Sam Leo Horowitz The Magic Tunnel not perpendicular
1938 Greater Magic 552
Sam Leo Horowitz The Best Handkerchief Gimmick: The Coin and the Handkerchief a tube
1938 Greater Magic 585
Sam Leo Horowitz The Silk Production using tube gimmick
1938 Greater Magic 588
Sam Leo Horowitz The Burning Table Cloth or Napkin using tube gimmick
1938 Greater Magic 590
Sam Leo Horowitz Color Changing a Silk using tube gimmick
1938 Greater Magic 591
Sam Leo Horowitz The Diving Pasteboard one of four random cards is thought of, they're shuffled back, Three-spot locator used to locate selection
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 632
Martin Gardner Never-Miss Stop Effect two-pile-stop trick with Tens/Jacks alternating set-up
Related to 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 12
Sam Leo Horowitz Duo-Flight as Leo Hartz, with envelopes
Variations 1941 Our Mysteries 28
Unknown Leo Hartz Sam Leo Horowitz
1941 Our Mysteries 61
Milbourne Christopher Christopher's "Double Cross" eight paper pieces, four with X on them are burnt, X now on other pieces
VariationsAlso published here 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 53
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz Knot Transposition two silks, one knotted, transposition
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 302
Bert Allerton Name Your Number one of six cards chosen, its number used to count to selection
Related to Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 139
Sam Leo Horowitz Colour Change
1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 52
Sam Leo Horowitz The Egyptian Ball Mystery
1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 50
Sam Leo Horowitz Malini-Bey Chink-A-Chink
1947 Stars of Magic (Vol. 3 No. 3) 46
Sam Leo Horowitz A Matter of Miracles "complete your effect with no moves, then you have a miracle"
1949 Controlled Miracles 4
Harry Houdini, Alexander Herrmann, Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Houdini's Double-Talk Card Trick No. 57, Weird divination routine for up to ten people, each selecting two cards
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 101
Sam Leo Horowitz X-It! paper torn in eight pieces, performer draws an X on four of them, the marks disappear and appear on the other pieces
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 233) 930
Sam Leo Horowitz Mohammed Bey's Ring on Stick spectator holds ends, two times
Also published here 1952 Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick and Ring on Rope 1
Sam Leo Horowitz Another Method for Loading Ring onto Wand wand under arm
1952 Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick and Ring on Rope 3
Sam Leo Horowitz Mohammed Bey's Ring on Rope Routine
Also published here 1952 Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick and Ring on Rope 3
Sam Leo Horowitz Tilt Dr. Daley story, small packet palm with injog
Related to
  • "A Palm" in "The Sphinx" May 1947, p. 79
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 37
Sam Leo Horowitz Bey's Routine with the Okito Coin Box Master Routine No. 1, Okito Box with small hole, one coin penetrates deck of card, vanishes and appears multiple times and eventually changes into sponge rabbit, using a needle and a pencil
Also published here 1963 Okito Coin Box Routines 4
Sam Leo Horowitz Okito Box Turnover with loaded coin to 'normal' condition
1963 Okito Coin Box Routines 14
Sam Leo Horowitz Mohammed Bey's Bonus Silver and Copper Routine with Okito Box
1963 Okito Coin Box Routines 17
Sam Leo Horowitz More Mohammed Bey Routines with the Okito Box, Four Coins, A Card Case and a Tumbler Master Routine No. 2, coins travel into box and vanish from there, penetration of card case
Also published here 1963 Okito Coin Box Routines 21
Sam Leo Horowitz The Perfect "Coin Penetration Through Box and Hand"
1963 Okito Coin Box Routines 45
Sam Leo Horowitz The Six Coins In Goblet six coins produced one by one, they then travel from hand to glass (originally from Sphinx)
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 379
Sam Leo Horowitz A Quarter and A Half half dollar and quarter become two half dollar and back
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 444
Sam Leo Horowitz New Method Duo-Flight envelopes
Inspired by 1969 HEX! 87
Karl Fulves, Sam Leo Horowitz S. Leo Horowitz
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 446
Sam Leo Horowitz 3-Card Princess as finale in last phase the other two vanish, see also p. 476
Related to Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 446
Sam Leo Horowitz The Okito Box Routine copper-silver transposition, also using deck of cards, six phases
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 447
Sam Leo Horowitz Assembly Turnover Move lid replaced, box turned over in process
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 448
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Control red-backed card cut into blue deck, spectator names correct one, originally marketed in the 1930s, see also p. 504 for further information (Ed Marlo's Phantom Deck)
Also published here Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 449
Sam Leo Horowitz Master Card Routine routine of packet tricks, see following items
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 449
Sam Leo Horowitz Oil & Water Aces and Queens
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 450
Sam Leo Horowitz End Grip Buckle bottom card of packet held in right hand, buckled and transferred to bottom when placed on left-hand packet
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 450
Sam Leo Horowitz Follow The Leader two four-of-a-kinds
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 451
Sam Leo Horowitz, Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 451
Sam Leo Horowitz Honeycutt Plus Queens and Kings are paired, yet separate again
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 452
Sam Leo Horowitz Displacement Move & Display two packets are apparently put on top of each other, but some cards are displaced
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 452
Sam Leo Horowitz Royal Marriage six phases, miniature card finale, see also p. 476
Related to Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 453
Sam Leo Horowitz Cups and Balls six phases, see also p. 476
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, September 1938
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 454
Sam Leo Horowitz Put-Back Move one card exchanged while two four-of-a-kinds are displayed and separated
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 456
Sam Leo Horowitz Master Copper & Silver copper/silver routine with two cards and newspaper sheet, eight phases
Variations Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 457
Sam Leo Horowitz 8's & 9's from the Daley Notebooks #602
Also published here Dec. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 471
Sam Leo Horowitz Reverse Count Switch see also Greater Magic
Oct. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 567
Ken Beale Put Back Variation partial, for Ace Assembly
Related to 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 109
Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Daley's Delight Switch
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 205
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Four four jacks become three, then two, then one, single card placed in center comes back to top with other jacks
Related to 1975 Kannibal Kards 3
Sam Leo Horowitz Two Tumblers and a Coin - Horowitz Cup through cup standard illusion, but with coin inside one of the cups
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 153
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz' Card Puzzle from letter
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #9) 1018
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz The Second Method red/blue double backer
Also published here 1978 Four-Card Brainwave 4
Sam Leo Horowitz The Third Method double backer
1978 Four-Card Brainwave 6
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fifth Method no extra card, double index aces, double backers
1978 Four-Card Brainwave 8
Sam Leo Horowitz The Sixth Method named ace reversed in packet, multiple out strategy
1978 Four-Card Brainwave 11
Sam Leo Horowitz Five-Card Brainwave two poker hands dealt, one card chosen, when re-dealt, this card reverses itself, two phases, double backers and rough-smooth
Related to 1978 Four-Card Brainwave 14
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz' Secret Move move for routine
1978 The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 19
Sam Leo Horowitz The Big Secret intro
1978 The Real Secrets of the Three-Ball Routines 18
Sam Leo Horowitz S. Leo Horowitz's Cup & Ball Routine
1979 The Very Best of Cups and Balls 91
Sam Leo Horowitz Coin Through Cup
1979 The Very Best of Cups and Balls 106
Larry Becker Phantom Thought divination of one of sixteen symbol cards, mentally selected by spectator
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 98
Sam Leo Horowitz Righting Technique
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 80
Sam Leo Horowitz The Horowitz Reversal Card Trick
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 240
Sam Leo Horowitz, June Horowitz, Trevor Lewis Double Trouble weird effect
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 240
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Control red-backed card cut into blue deck, spectator names correct one
Also published here 1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 80
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz The Vernon-Horowitz Method red/blue double backer
Also published here 1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 93
Richard Vollmer N-E-T Profit two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine/Ten set-up
Related to 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 274
Tom Gagnon Radical Rebound penny in fist, half dollar on table brushed with playing card changes to penny and half dollar is in pocket, then transposition phases and pocket penetration
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3) 1
Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Delight Switch
1985 Self-Working Paper Magic 28
Dai Vernon Look Homeward, Angel card travels from bottom of deck to named postion reversed
Related toAlso published here 1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 8) 8
Sam Leo Horowitz Second Steal
1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 146
Sam Leo Horowitz The Horowitz Variation named picture card and four spot cards removed, picture card vanishes, using strip of card
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1410
Sam Leo Horowitz Blindfold Poker Deal Variation
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Look Homeward, Angel card at named number is displaced but returns
Also published here 1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 168
Sam Leo Horowitz Ambitious Card Sequence duplicates
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Spelling progressive set up
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Jack Back strange effect
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xxxi
Sam Leo Horowitz Faced Deck
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Reverse two methods
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xxiv
Sam Leo Horowitz Longitudinal Crimp
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xviii
Sam Leo Horowitz Okito Box Move showing a full Okito box empty
1989 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 26) 452
Sam Leo Horowitz Festival Horowitz - La Carta letter from Sam Horowitz to Ascanio
1992 La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 5 8
Sam Leo Horowitz El Aro en la Varita y en la Cuerda translation by Ascanio
1.) Ring on Stick (El aro en la varita)
2.) Mohammed Bey's Ring on Rope Routine
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 5 12
Sam Leo Horowitz Rutina N° 1 con la Caja de Monedas Okito translation by Ascanio
longer Okito Box routine, two coins penetrate box and deck of cards
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 22
Sam Leo Horowitz Rutina N° 2 con Caja Okito (de 1956) translation by Ascanio
four coins penetrate a deck of playing card, with a glass
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 32
Sam Leo Horowitz New Method Duo-Flight two selections
1994 More Greater Magic 1098
Sam Leo Horowitz A Fan Effect
1994 More Greater Magic 1105
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz Key Card Move double backer is placed next to selection in out-of-hands selection procedure
1994 More Greater Magic 1105
Sam Leo Horowitz Silk Production with False Finger with paper
1994 More Greater Magic 1105
Sam Leo Horowitz Note on "The Perfect Stop Trick"
Related to 1994 More Greater Magic 1106
Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Double Lift Reverse
1996 Card College — Volume 2 368
Peter Duffie Diploid two piles, two cards cut to in one half are used to count to selections in other half
Inspired byRelated to 1996 Method in Effect 2
Peter Duffie Coversion two piles, card chosen in one half, other half dealt into three piles and stopped anytime, top three cards added to count to selection
Related to 1998 Covert Concepts 13
Sam Leo Horowitz, Roberto Giobbi, Martin Gardner The Stop Trick
Related to 2000 Card College — Volume 4 910
Unknown Fan Control plunger jog
Related to 2001 New Card Controls 52
Michael Powers Heisting Histed Heisted twenty-five duplicates
  • Non Gaffed Ideas
  • Heavily Gaffed Methods (jumbo cards)
Inspired by
  • "Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson, The Card Ideas of Simon Aronson)
Related toVariations
2006 Power Plays 112
Sam Leo Horowitz Three-Cup Interlude with sponge rubber cubes
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 310
Bob Farmer Another Psychological Discovery card thought of and card selected, thought-of card is used to spell to selection
Inspired by 2017 The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 3