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S. W. Erdnase The Card and Handkerchief
Variations The Expert at the Card Table 198
Frederick Braue Braue Poker Deal see also following routines
Variations Expert Card Technique 149
Unknown The Observation Test
Variations The Royal Road to Card Magic 56
Dai Vernon Ball, Cone and Handkerchief
Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 197
Fred Kaps Drop Vanish
Related to Kaps on Coins 3
Edward Marlo, "Senator" Clark Crandall The Strip-Out Shift
Related toVariations The Multiple Shift 22
Howard Schwarzman The Impeccable Double shooting double across surface
Variations Professional Card Magic 148
Howard Schwarzman The Impeccable Prediction
Variations Professional Card Magic 150
Edward Marlo, Harry Lorayne, Martin Gardner Lorayne's Poker Deal
Inspired byRelated toVariations Close-up Card Magic 153
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro
Variations Close-up Card Magic 162
Harry Lorayne Ten Card Poker Deal multiple phase template routine
VariationsAlso published here Deck-Sterity 72
Frederica Spiritune a tune is selected and predicted with a music box, when the music box is opened, it's found empty
Variations The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 171
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Don Costello The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers with four Kings kicker and story
Inspired byVariations Reputation-Makers 11
Dr. Jacob Daley Double Peek Control
Variations Super Subtle Card Miracles 171
Martin A. Nash Nash's Multiple Shift to top, see p. 442 for additional crediting
VariationsAlso published here Ever So Sleightly 30
Eric Mason Moniker handle of a pint beer mug is threaded on a ribbon and under a handkerchief removed magically from it
Related to Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 313
Captain F.W. Collins, John Ramsay, Bob Ostin Off the Handle
Related to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 7) 234
Paul Harris "Reflex"
Variations Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 15
Martin A. Nash The Flip Switch mid-air-change, from pack to table
Related to Any Second Now 184
Martin A. Nash More Double Lift Replacements The Swing, The Catch, The Peek-a-boo Feint, The Ghost Switch, see p. 445 for additional crediting
Related toVariations Any Second Now 148
Ray Waters Mason's Moniker Modified
Related to Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 423
Juan Tamariz The Oil and Water of Tamarix 4&4, two phases
Variations Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 3) 484
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-off Torn-and-restored card with only one card used, 3/4 restoration
VariationsAlso published here SuperMagic 63
Mike Kozlowski Bill Switch without thumb tip
Related to The Hundred Dollar Bill Switch 25
Punx Abenteuer auf dem Fischmarkt presentation for Jastrow Illusion, with two fish
Related to Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 50
Christian Scherer Vorwort
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke v
Christian Scherer Die Wette sucker effect, card sandwiched between other cards
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 6
Christian Scherer ABC spelling to a named card by performer and to selection
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 10
Christian Scherer Overhand Shuffle Finesse shuffling from bottom to top, break
Also published here Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 12
Christian Scherer Die verrückten Vierer two cards on deck change places several times
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 14
Christian Scherer Zweimal two apparently different cards are selected and found by spelling the name, sucker element
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 20
Christian Scherer Sandwich 26 with faro
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 25
Christian Scherer Zweikartenwanderung two card transposition, card on table and card in center of deck
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 28
Christian Scherer Die Asse des Magiers four aces are produced several times, then they transform in a named quartet and help to locate another named quartet
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 33
Christian Scherer Braue Reversal Ace Production two and two
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 33
Dai Vernon, Christian Scherer Vernon's Aces Variation
Inspired by Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 42
Christian Scherer Rätselhaft card turns into locator card to find position of selection
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 48
Christian Scherer Glide Cut
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 48
Christian Scherer 3-6-9 deck as calculator, selection found at total
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 53
Christian Scherer Impromptu Two Card Monte with two different colored decks
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 56
Christian Scherer Die Allwissende Kreuz Vier two card location, locator card counted and spelled out
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 61
Dr. Jacob Daley, Christian Scherer Double Peek Control Variation
Inspired by Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 61
Christian Scherer Die Purzelbaumkarte one card to flip over half the deck, selection is revealed
Related to Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 66
Christian Scherer Dreifache Überraschung three matching cards turnover in deck
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 69
Christian Scherer Hier ist meine Karte faro principle 18/35, card spelled to
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 76
Christian Scherer Die Glückszahl faro under the table, card at total of two added cards
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 79
Christian Scherer Trickspiel-Poker five ace of spades or removed from deck and change into royal flush, second royal flush is produced
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 84
Christian Scherer Schlusswort
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 91
Piet Forton Der unfehlbare Doppelwurf Mal Zwei also two doubles
Inspired byVariations Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar) 11
Derek Dingle The Gypsy Curse using larger cards
Variations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 46
Christian Scherer Einleitung
Seminarheft 1
Christian Scherer Blitz-Asse four aces are produced at the same time, in the hands
Related to Seminarheft 3
Christian Scherer Zwei + Zwei = Vier four aces are produced in the hands, two and two
Seminarheft 7
Martin A. Nash, Christian Scherer Flip Switch as a production of two cards
Related to Seminarheft 8
Christian Scherer Center Double Lifts two methods
Seminarheft 11
Christian Scherer Countdown peeked card found at number of a stopped at card
Seminarheft 16
Christian Scherer Ein heimlicher Blick turnover glimpse and one handed fan
Seminarheft 19
Christian Scherer Click Pass - Variationen 1. Der schnellste Click Pass (while picking coins up)
2. Ein einfacher und praktischer Click Pass (using drop vanish Kaps/Bernard)
Related toAlso published here Seminarheft 21
Christian Scherer Scherer Poker Deal with Scherer's glued stack principle
Related to Seminarheft 27
Christian Scherer Mental 26 spectator cuts packet and remembers card at position in rest, card controlled to twenty-six position in deck
Seminarheft 29
Christian Scherer Vier Damen cards are produced to divine selection, transform into mates
Seminarheft 31
Christian Scherer Literatur
Seminarheft 33
Christian Scherer Vorwort des Autors
Card News '82 vii
Christian Scherer Der Scherer Count 1. Die Entwicklung des Scherer count
2. Grundhaltung und Grundgriff
3. Der Scherer count
4. Der Scherer count Variation I
5. Der Scherer count Variation II
Card News '82 3
Christian Scherer Der Aufmerksamkeitstest
Inspired by Card News '82 10
Christian Scherer Purzelbaum-Asse four aces in the deck are produced again
Related to Card News '82 14
Christian Scherer Purzelbaumgriff half the deck is flipped over with a card that is bowed
Card News '82 17
Christian Scherer Der Scherer Spread 1. Die Entwicklung des Scherer spread
2. Grundhaltung und Grundgriff
3. Der Scherer spread
4. Der Scherer spread Variation I
5. Der Scherer spread Variation II
6. Der Scherer spread Variation II als Falschzählmethode (as false count)
7. Der Scherer spread Variation III
8. Der Scherer spread von 6 als 4 Karten
9. Das Ablegen der Karten aus dem Scherer spread (lay down)
10. Anmerkungen zur Handhabung von spreads und counts
Related to Card News '82 23
Christian Scherer Achten Sie auf den König not same suit, as an observation test, two versions
Card News '82 39
Christian Scherer Die Heimkehrer two quartets, two cards are exchanged and then there are quartets again, with two times four duplicates of same card
Card News '82 45
Christian Scherer Traumhafte Wanderung red kings transpose with black kings, and on their place the two selections are found, missing kings reversed in deck
Card News '82 47
Christian Scherer Die fliegende Karte card is exchanged with one of a quartet, two cards transpose
Card News '82 52
Christian Scherer Wissen Sie warum? one of four cards is chosen and turns unto selection
Card News '82 61
Christian Scherer Öl und Wasser 4&4
Inspired by Card News '82 65
Christian Scherer Öl und Wasser Encore 4&4, with two extra cards
Card News '82 71
Christian Scherer Augenzeugen observation test presentation, one of four black cards turns into a red card
Card News '82 75
Christian Scherer, Pino Pan Die wandernde Unterschrift signature on back of an ace travels on back of a signed selection
Card News '82 78
Christian Scherer Freie Wahl ace to four of hearts, named one transposes with selection
Card News '82 84
Christian Scherer Unmöglich selection in deck, four aces, named one turns into selection and ace is found in card case
Card News '82 90
Christian Scherer, Howard Schwarzman, Piet Forton Der Multiple Card Throw 1. Vorgeschichte
2. Der multiple card throw vom Spiel (from the deck, Impeccable double variations)
3. Der multiple card throw aus der Hand (in the hands, four methods)
Inspired byRelated to Card News '82 97
Christian Scherer Manipulierter Zufall card from performer and spectator add up to position of selection
Card News '82 107
Christian Scherer Irrtum ace put in center of the deck penetrates it and arrives on top with two selections next to it, first mistake because of wrong ace
Card News '82 109
Christian Scherer Scherer Thumb Hold Out
Card News '82 113
Christian Scherer Mehr als eine verblüffende Wanderung two card transposition, one under jumbo card other in the deck, eventually one signed selection is found in wallet
Card News '82 115
Christian Scherer Ich mache das so card production, deck is throw in other hand
Card News '82 123
Christian Scherer Center Double
Card News '82 123
Christian Scherer Erwischt two face up card in deck, two faros, cards are sorted out until one remains it is a locator card to find card in deck
Card News '82 129
Christian Scherer Komplex three card location, with production of four aces
Card News '82 132
Christian Scherer Visuelle Verwandlung picking off the pip
Card News '82 137
Martin A. Nash, Christian Scherer Ghost Switch Variation as a color change
Inspired by Card News '82 139
Christian Scherer Überraschende Entdeckung two card location
Card News '82 141
Martin A. Nash, Christian Scherer Flip Switch Variation with multiple cards, delayed transformation
Card News '82 141
Christian Scherer Ist es ein Trick? selection is extracted from center of the deck, cards spread on table
Variations Card News '82 144
Christian Scherer Swivel Glimpse deck is swiveled in left hand, like in Leipzig's Swivel Cut
Card News '82 144
Christian Scherer Glide Cut
Card News '82 145
Christian Scherer, Brian Glover Königliche Verwandlung four cards turn into kings
Inspired by
  • Brian Glover's "Ace Change" in "Magic Mag," Vol. 1, No.1 , 1979
Card News '82 148
Christian Scherer Schlusswort
Card News '82 153
Christian Scherer Literaturverzeichnis
Card News '82 155
Christian Scherer The Invisible Signature signature on face of card disappears and reappears
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 728
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Mystery of the 7 Suspects sandwich cards surround seven cards, down-under-deal to arrive at card, its value is counted down in rest of deck to find selection, faro
Variations The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 127
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Jacks Down Under off-beat sandwich effect, faro
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 910
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Card News by Christian Scherer Epoptica (Issue 6) 375
Bob McAllister The Fastest Trick in the Universe folded card turns itself inside out
Related toVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1129
Edward Marlo, Randy Wakeman Surprising the Seven Suspects multiple cards sandwiched, down under elimination, quartet kicker, faro
Inspired by Formula One Close-Up 57
David Roth Stonehenge Coin Assembly rock production climax
Variations Expert Coin Magic 142
Edward Marlo Stud Turn Palm as top card is turned over
Related to Thirty Five Years Later 56
Steve Bryan Steve Bryan Writes... five cards are torn in halves, phrase is spelled and spectator is allowed to say where the cards are changed, after each spelled word on top of the halves are the matching parts, spelling "Will the cards match"
Related to Gimmick (Issue 4) 7
David Regal Streamlined Assembly
Variations Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 261
Larry Becker "Will The Cards Match" ESP-style order matching with five torn-in-half cards
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1349
Piet Forton Piet Forton's Impeccable Variations: Oops!...They Split! double apparently splits, session gag with Impeccable Double
Related to Epoptica (Issue 10) 514
Dai Vernon The Peripatetic Walnuts walnuts travel one by one from hand to under can-covered glass
Variations The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 80
José Carroll Torn Ambition ambitious card has a corner torn off, is torn and restored at the end (minus corner)
Related to 52 Lovers 65
David Williamson The Gold Cups two cups
Variations Williamson's Wonders 86
Christian Scherer Vorwort des Verfassers
Sveroni Original 7
Christian Scherer Literatur
Sveroni Original 42
Chris Kenner Menage Et Trois three Fly
Variations Totally Out Of Control 69
Christian Scherer Vorwort booklet on the stay stack
Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 4
Christian Scherer Duplizität der Ereignisse - Eine Routine mit dem palindromischen Spiel longer stay stack routine, mates are found, six phases
Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 12
Christian Scherer Schlusswort including stay stack and faro oddity
Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 25
Christian Scherer Literatur
Das Gespiegelte Kartenspiel 27
Michael Close, Larry West A Visit from Rocco using giant bills
Variations Workers Number 3 20
Christian Scherer Falschgeld-Test variation of Cornelius' "Pen Thru Anything", using Scherer's own pen design, pen through bill
Falschgeld-Test 1
Bob McAllister, Christian Scherer The Fastest Trick in the Universe variation, using bill
Inspired by Falschgeld-Test 7
Paul Harris, Tommy Wonder, Christian Scherer The Ultimate Ripp-Off
Inspired by Falschgeld-Test 9
Christian Scherer Click Pass
Also published here Grundgriffe der Close-Up Zauberei 5
Christian Scherer Vorwort des Verfassers
Typisch Sveroni 7
Sveroni Hoppla! flashy location of a card, four cards are sprung on table, selection remains, with variation of Christian Scherer
Typisch Sveroni 9
Christian Scherer, Dai Vernon Bringing the Bottom Card to the Top break, without single card run
Also published here Card College — Volume 2 253
Tommy Wonder Post-Ultimate Rip-Off
  • Counting
  • Flash Restoration
  • The Complete Restoration
  • Ringing in the Gaff
  • Ringing in the Humanity
Inspired byRelated toVariations The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 90
Christian Scherer Einleitung
Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 4
Christian Scherer Die Grundtechnik des Dice Stacking basic dice stacking technique
Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 5
Christian Scherer Der Stack mit neun Bewegungnen stacking four dice with nine movements
Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 8
Christian Scherer Der Stack mit fünf Bewegungen stacking four dice with five movements
Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 11
Christian Scherer Vier auf einmal picking up four dice at once
Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 12
Christian Scherer Das Abbauen des Stacks removing dice one by one from a pile
Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 13
Christian Scherer Das Stehlen stealing a die from under a cup
Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 14
Christian Scherer Ladungen loading of a cup
Die Würfel sind (nicht) gefallen! 16
Christian Scherer Vorwort
Karten à la carte 5
Christian Scherer Nicht ganz hunderprozentig card is found with two locator cards, with improvisation part
Karten à la carte 7
Christian Scherer Das Orakel von Bern
Karten à la carte 12
Christian Scherer Blitz-Asse II four aces are produced at the same time, in the hands
Related to Karten à la carte 19
Christian Scherer Ganz einfach deck under handkerchief held by spectator, performer reaches under silk and produces selection
Inspired by Karten à la carte 24
Christian Scherer, S. W. Erdnase Karte durch Tuch no palming method for card through handkerchief
Inspired by Karten à la carte 27
Christian Scherer Fernseh-Asse performer cuts to the aces one by one
Karten à la carte 34
Christian Scherer Jass Deal winning hand for Swiss card game "Jass", all cards are known and performer gets winning hand
Karten à la carte 37
Christian Scherer Hier oder da - oder wo? two card transposition, three phases on spectator's hands, last phase card from pocket changes with card in spectator's hand
Karten à la carte 40
Christian Scherer Paradoxes focieren sighting the card while explaining the concept, stop force
Karten à la carte 53
Christian Scherer Spielerisches Abheben in the hands false flourish cut
Karten à la carte 56
Christian Scherer Scherer Card Index system and construction details of the Scherer card index
Karten à la carte 62
Christian Scherer Multiple Card Throw Variation Impeccable Double variation
Inspired by Karten à la carte 68
Christian Scherer Gut beobachtet two kings on spectator's hands transform into aces, kings are the produced in the deck
Karten à la carte 71
Christian Scherer Ehrgeiziger geht es nicht mehr ambitious card sequence with torn corner
Related to Karten à la carte 74
Christian Scherer Impeccable Prediction Plus two phases, second phase with torn corner of prediction card
Inspired by Karten à la carte 78
Christian Scherer Einmalig face of card with signed back and torn corner changes
Karten à la carte 85
Christian Scherer Einzelne Karten ins Topit befördern 1. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) vom Spiel ins Topit befördern
(to topit one or several cards from the deck)
2. Eine (oder mehrere) Karte(n) von einem kleinen Paket ins Topit befördern
(to topit one or several cards from a small packet)
2.1 Mehrere Karten in eine verwandeln
(transform several cards into one card)
3. Eine von zwei (als eine Karte vorgezeigt) Karte ins Topit befördern
(topit one of two cards, which are held as one card)
3.1 Sichtbare Verwandlung
(visual transformation)
3.2 Verzögerte Verwandlung
(delayed transformation)
Karten à la carte 91
Christian Scherer Entwischt four kings under handkerchief change into a joker, kings are found elsewhere
Karten à la carte 102
Christian Scherer Robotranspo signed card travels from among four red backed kings to four blue backed kings, both packets secured with rubber bands
Karten à la carte 104
Christian Scherer Ich steh' drauf! two card transposition, one under spectator's foot other in performer's pocket, signed
Karten à la carte 108
Christian Scherer Die Karte in der Kristallkugel crystal ball turns into signed card under handkerchief
Karten à la carte 110
Christian Scherer Phantasmagorie case and deck put in a bag and is shaken up, signed card is found inside the box
Karten à la carte 121
Christian Scherer Die Umdrehpalmage as top card is turned over, similar to Marlo's Stud Turn Palm
Related to Karten à la carte 128
Christian Scherer Kartenfärbung color change with Umdrehpalmage
Karten à la carte 130
Christian Scherer Offenes Kolorieren color change with Umdrehpalmage
Karten à la carte 132
Christian Scherer Center Double Lift
Karten à la carte 132
Christian Scherer Die Umdrehpalmage als Rückseitenfärbung color change of the back of a card, with Umdrehpalmage
Karten à la carte 138
Christian Scherer Spektraldruck blank deck turns into normal deck
Karten à la carte 140
Christian Scherer Schnelldruck blank case is printed
Karten à la carte 152
Christian Scherer Materialisiert deck appears in the hands of the performer, in front of the body
Karten à la carte 158
Christian Scherer Gigantisch deck with selection changes visually into a jumbo card matching the selection
Karten à la carte 162
Christian Scherer, Dr. Jacob Daley Nicht die letzte Variation Daley's last trick variation, with a glass, two phases
Karten à la carte 166
Christian Scherer Reflexartig reflex variation, with small toy gun
Inspired byRelated to Karten à la carte 172
Christian Scherer Rekordverdächtig in the hands, without selection
Karten à la carte 175
Christian Scherer Die vier Prinzessinen with fairy tail presentation and mechanical music box
Inspired by Karten à la carte 183
Christian Scherer Ascanio Spread Variation
Karten à la carte 191
Christian Scherer Hofzinsers Handschuh cards put in a box, selection is fished out with a glove, that holds the card in an eery way
Variations Karten à la carte 194
Christian Scherer Literatur
Karten à la carte 201
Edward Marlo, Christian Scherer The Olram Subtlety
Card College — Volume 3 603
Edward Marlo, Christian Scherer, Martin A. Nash The Tabled Multiple Shift
Inspired by Card College — Volume 3 676
Christian Scherer Vorwort
Sensitive Finger 7
Christian Scherer Sensitive Finger five phases blindfold routine with sense of touch presentation
1. finger print, by touch
2. think stop
3. rising card under handkerchief, magnetism presentation
4. card identity divination
5. location of selection
Inspired by
  • Al Koran's "Koran's Miracle Blindfold Card Act" in Lewis Ganson's "Routined Manipulation Part II", 1951
Related to
  • Carl-Horst Meier's "Ein Psycho-Kartenprogramm" in "Intermagic" Vol. 4, No. 1, 1976
Sensitive Finger 9
Christian Scherer Vorwort
Abgezockt! 7
Christian Scherer Abgezockt! half hour gambling demonstration routine
Abgezockt! 9
Christian Scherer Einleitung - Vier-As-Trick aces in the center come to the top
Abgezockt! 9
Frederick Braue, Christian Scherer Braue Poker Deal four aces, faro stacking
Inspired by Abgezockt! 12
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Lorayne's Poker Deal royal flush kicker
Inspired by Abgezockt! 13
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Lorayne's Poker Deal #2
Abgezockt! 15
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers
Inspired by Abgezockt! 17
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer Ten Card Poker Deal
Inspired by Abgezockt! 23
Christian Scherer Zur Vorführung und Präsentation
Abgezockt! 28
Christian Scherer Vorwort
Der glücklose Würfelspieler 7
Christian Scherer Dice Stacking: Material und Technik 1.1 Das Material
1.2 Die Grundtechnik des Dice Stacking (basic technique)
1.3 Der Stack mit neun Bewegungen (stacking with nine movements)
1.4 Der Stack mit fünf Bewegungen (stacking with five movements)
1.5 Vier auf einmal (four at once)
1.6 Das Abbauen des Stacks (removing dice from one by one from a pile)
1.7 Das Stehlen (stealing a die)
1.8 Die Würfel verschwinden lassen (disappearance of the dice)
1.9 Ladungen (loads)
Der glücklose Würfelspieler 9
Christian Scherer Der Glücklose Würfelspieler - Eine Dice-Stacking Routine four phases
1. three in the hands one in the pocket
2. dice stacking and traveling of dice from hand to under cup
3. spectator has to guess where the red die is and loses
4. jumbo die production
Der glücklose Würfelspieler 16
Christian Scherer Literatur
Der glücklose Würfelspieler 25
Christian Scherer Vorwort
Kreative Magie 5
Christian Scherer Originalität und Kreativität in der Zauberkunst on creativity and originality
Kreative Magie 7
Christian Scherer Der angehende Zauberkünstler oder der kleine weisse Ball routine with purse frame and little ball, ball appears from frame and vanishes under handkerchief, reproduced from frame again, wand appears and eventually ball and frame disappear
Variations Kreative Magie 12
Christian Scherer Small Ball Production from Purse Frame
Kreative Magie 13
Christian Scherer Wand Production from handkerchief
Kreative Magie 16
Christian Scherer Locked Room Mystery handkerchief in locked tube is found have blood on it, murder story presentation
Kreative Magie 23
Christian Scherer Tube Switch
Kreative Magie 25
Christian Scherer Ein Falschspiel water monte with three cups, then water turns into confetti
Related to Kreative Magie 35
Christian Scherer Der neurotische Geldschein 10$ bill turns into a 100$ bill, then a part of the bill is extracted and burnt, in a flash it changes into coins the value of the 10$
Related to Kreative Magie 43
Christian Scherer Bill Switch strictly manipulative method
Related to Kreative Magie 46
Christian Scherer, Sveroni Money Splitting bill is split in two, gag for magicians
Kreative Magie 54
Christian Scherer Welche Bedeutung, welchen Sinn hat ein Kunststück für die Zuschauer? what meaning bears the trick for the spectator?
Magische Momente 6
Christian Scherer Wie komme ich zu einem Thema? how to find presentations
Magische Momente 11
Christian Scherer Nicht erkennbare Tricktechnik non-perceptible technique
Magische Momente 12
Christian Scherer Die innere Einstellung, Gefühle und Emotionen des Vorführenden attitude, feelings and emotions of the performer
Magische Momente 13
Christian Scherer Zusammengefasst
Magische Momente 14
Christian Scherer Publikationen Scherer's publications
Magische Momente 15
Pit Hartling High Noon with card under spectator's watch climax, duplicate
Inspired byRelated to Card Fictions 44
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Vollmer Variant seven cards end up in sandwich, those lead to selection eventually
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 52
Christian Scherer, Christoph Borer Hofzinsers Handschuh cards put in a box, selection is fished out with a glove, that holds the card in an eery way
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Compilation 70
Christian Scherer Einleitung
Magische Momente 3
Christian Scherer Die Qualität eines Zauberkunststückes: Was stellt ein Kunststück für die Zuschauer dar? quality of a trick, puzzle / trick / extraordinary moments
Magische Momente 4
Christian Scherer "Es kommt nicht darauf an, was man vorführt, sondern wie man es vorführt" on the maxim it's not about what you perform but how you perform it
Magische Momente 5
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Das letzte Kümmelblättchen monte theme with jumbo cards, card turns over, as a climax backs change color
Inspired by
  • Helmut Schmiedeberg's "Mondo Monte"
Variationen 18
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Three as Four Display with jumbo cards
Variationen 19
Christoph Borer, Christian Scherer Hofzinsers Handschuh cards put in a box, selection is fished out with a glove, that holds the card in an eery way
Inspired byAlso published here Seminarnotitzen 2007 8
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Dies ist reine Magie five jumbo cards are torn in halves, phrase is spelled and spectator is allowed to say where the cards are changed, after each spelled word on top of the halves are the matching parts, using Howard Adams' Ramasee Principle
Inspired byRelated to Heureka! 21
Robert E. Neale Box Stars Presentation for the Yoshimoto Cube, not sure what the effect really is besides just displaying the cube
Variations This Is Not a Book 285
Steve Beam Unbuckled Count third finger buckle applied to buckle count
Related to Counter Attack 15
Larry West, Michael Close, Christian Scherer, Sveroni Spielschulden / Am Bankschalter with giant bills
Inspired by ... oder so! 32
Denis Behr, Christian Scherer Cemented ACAAN Scherer's glued stack principle applied to "Shuffled ACAAN"
Related to Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 63
Gary Plants Search for the Seven Suspects
Inspired by Lecture Notes — Honolulu Hawaii 27
Patrick Page Cord-A-Cup handle of coffee cup is threaded on rope, cup penetrates rope, with normal cup
Inspired byVariations Magic Page by Page 224
Christian Scherer Dank acknowledgments
Schlaglichter 9
Christian Scherer Einleitung
Schlaglichter 10
Christian Scherer Autobiografisches autobiographical article, including complete bibliography
Schlaglichter 12
Christian Scherer Die magischen Steine von Stonehenge matrix with stone under two postcards, bigger stone appears as a climax
Inspired by Schlaglichter 23
Christian Scherer Vanish of a Stone Kaps / Bernard drop vanish
Schlaglichter 26
Christian Scherer Technik vs. Präsentation technique vs. presentation
Schlaglichter 34
Christian Scherer Der Materie-Transmitter cylinder and coins handling, with small die and little cup instead of tube
Schlaglichter 36
Christian Scherer Sprechzauberkunst und "Magie" the importance of patter
Schlaglichter 48
Christian Scherer Der kleinste 3D-Kopierer der Welt three different coins put in a coin box and they transform into china coins one by one
Schlaglichter 50
Christian Scherer Der Schwierigkeitsgrad on difficulty of technique
Schlaglichter 58
Christian Scherer Die Kraft des Qi two in the hand one in the pocket with Baoding Balls, then a big ball appears just to vanish under a handkerchief
Schlaglichter 60
Christian Scherer Originalität originality
Schlaglichter 69
Christian Scherer Der Sohn des Hofmusikanten combination of Ball and Vase and the Ghost Music Box
Inspired byRelated to Schlaglichter 71
Christian Scherer Puzzles oder magische Momente puzzles or magical moments
Schlaglichter 82
Christian Scherer Der Hellseher und das Geisterschiff prediction of a a selected object and coincidence of set time and year
Schlaglichter 84
Christian Scherer Magician's Choice Handling hand palm up / palm down
Schlaglichter 88
Christian Scherer Sinnhaftigkeit und Interesse on meaning and creating interest
Schlaglichter 91
Christian Scherer Freier Fall die falls through square tube fast or slowly, with metronome as presentation aid
Inspired by
  • William J. Schmeelk's "Newton's Nightmare"
Schlaglichter 93
Christian Scherer Absicht, Überzeugung, Intensität on purpose, conviction and intensity
Schlaglichter 100
Christian Scherer Bewegungskontrolle disk is spun on mirror and on performer's wish it either twists quickly or almost does not stop, Euler's Disk
Schlaglichter 102
Christian Scherer Der Zweck und die Rolle des Vorführenden on the purpose and role of the performer
Schlaglichter 108
Christian Scherer Das Gold der Leprachauns pot of coins is produced from a small rainbow, coins are hung invisibly in the air and travel from hand to hand, eventually the pot disappears under a handkerchief
Inspired by Schlaglichter 110
Christian Scherer Das Thema topic of a routine, presentation
Schlaglichter 125
Christian Scherer Die Legende vom Schnee in der Wüste routine with Yoshimoto Cube, story of snow, cube vanishes from a silk and water in a little bowl turns to snow
Inspired by Schlaglichter 127
Christian Scherer Die Begründung on the justification of a routine
Schlaglichter 141
Christian Scherer Das Amulett von Mary I little round charm appears from purse frame, it disappears under silk, with the aid of a wand and in the hands, to just reappear always back in the purse frame, eventually the purse frame vanishes
Inspired by Schlaglichter 143
Christian Scherer Logik und Konsistenz der Handlung logic and consistency of actions
Schlaglichter 158
Christian Scherer Der Zigeuner am Oktoberfest Gypsy Curse handling, using larger cards
Inspired by Schlaglichter 160
Christian Scherer Das Becherspiel als Salonkunststück general remarks on the Cups and Balls
  • Der Handlungsablauf beim Becherspiel
  • Die Struktur (structure)
  • Der Vortrag (patter)
  • Die Becher (cups)
  • Die Kugeln (balls)
  • Der Zauberstab (wand)
  • Der Tisch (table)
  • Die Tischoberfläche (table surface)
  • Die Handhabung der Becher (handling of the cups)
  • Die falsche Übergabe (false transfer of a ball)
  • Die Ladung (loads)
  • Das Platzieren der Ladungen (placement of loads in pockets)
  • Die Ladetechnik (loading technique)
  • Die Ladung vor den Blicken der Zuschauer verbergen (hiding the loads)
  • Indirektes Laden (indirect loads)
  • Das Abstellen der geladenen Becher (putting cups with loads on the table)
Schlaglichter 175
Christian Scherer Der Zauberstab mit dem Klick construction of a magic wand who does a click when hit on the hand
Schlaglichter 186
Christian Scherer Einfachheit und Klarheit on simplicity and clarity
Schlaglichter 188
Christian Scherer Angewandte Physik two cups routine, balls first appear from purse frame
Inspired by Schlaglichter 190
Christian Scherer Vortrag und Drehbuch on patter and script
Schlaglichter 208
Christian Scherer Cagliostro der Alchimist cups and balls routine with two steel mortars and steal balls
Schlaglichter 210
Christian Scherer Die Wortwahl on the choice of words
Schlaglichter 219
Christian Scherer Der neurotische Geldschein 10$ bill turns into a 100$ bill, then a part of the bill is extracted and burnt, in a flash it changes into coins the value of the 10$, improved handling
Related to Schlaglichter 221
Christian Scherer Bill Switch strictly manipulative method
Schlaglichter 225
Christian Scherer Der Einstieg on patter, how to start a routine
Schlaglichter 234
Christian Scherer Dumm gelaufen water monte with three cups, then water turns into confetti, improved method
Related to Schlaglichter 237
Christian Scherer Prolog und Epilog
Schlaglichter 251
Christian Scherer Hände weg vom Falschspiel! monte with jumbo cards, first three red and one black card as a climax three black cards and one red card
Inspired by
  • Joe Riding's "The only three Card Trick in the World using four Cards"
Schlaglichter 243
Norman Houghton, Christian Scherer Flushtration Count stand up, with jumbo cards
Schlaglichter 255
Christian Scherer Timing von Vortrag und Handlung on timing of patter and actions
Schlaglichter 266
Christian Scherer Der Meister der Kugeln ball and vase with sponge balls and wand, balls travel and change color, jumbo ball appears as a climax
Inspired by
  • Charlie Frye's "Ball and Vase" on DVD "Eccentricks 3"
Schlaglichter 268
Christian Scherer Zusammenspiel von Handlung und Vortrag on interaction of patter and actions
Schlaglichter 284
Christian Scherer Davids Spleen ball, cone and handkerchief variation, with cup, big die and silk
Inspired by Schlaglichter 286
Christian Scherer Als ob on the "as if"-theory
Schlaglichter 303
Christian Scherer Die fehlende Seite travelers routine, using topit
Schlaglichter 306
Christian Scherer Turnover Pass Handling
Schlaglichter 308
Dave Rumfield, Christian Scherer Card from Breast Pocket variation
Schlaglichter 309
Christian Scherer Kopfkino on imagination, mind movie
Schlaglichter 313
Christian Scherer Die Poesie der Magie shuffled deck separates in four suits, with three glasses and a handkerchief
Schlaglichter 316
Christian Scherer Mimik und Gestik on facial expression and gesture
Schlaglichter 332
Christian Scherer Ein Kindheitstraum six bill repeat, pocket method
Inspired by
  • Tom Bowyer's "six Bill Repeat"
Schlaglichter 337
Christian Scherer Foto-Momente on good moments to make a picture
Schlaglichter 346
Christian Scherer Die Aufnahmeprüfung Sympathetic cubes / Cube-a-libre routine, seven phases
Schlaglichter 348
Christian Scherer Der innere Monolog on the internal monologue
Schlaglichter 363
Christian Scherer Die verschwindende Birne light bulb vanish, magic bandana presentation in german, double meaning of "Birne" (pear / light bulb)
Schlaglichter 365
Christian Scherer Misdirection - Lenkung der Aufmerksamkeit on misdirection
Schlaglichter 374
Christian Scherer Magisches Minigolf three golf balls vanish and appear under a bowl with a hole, then they appear in the box they were extracted in the beginning, with collapsible golf club as magic wand, crazy golf presentation
Schlaglichter 376
Christian Scherer Applaus on applause
Schlaglichter 392
Christian Scherer Ursache und Wirkung design of locking Chinese Sticks, with routine and presentation
Schlaglichter 394
Christian Scherer Sinnhaftigkeit - Keine Regel ohne Ausname on meaningfulness and breaking the rule
Schlaglichter 405
Christian Scherer In vino veritas multiplying bottles routine
Schlaglichter 407
Christian Scherer Die unbestechliche Kritikerin on using a camera to practice
Schlaglichter 421
Christian Scherer Literatur
Schlaglichter 423
Christian Scherer Entfesselt handle of coffee cup is threaded on rope, cup penetrates rope behind back, with normal cup
Inspired byRelated to Entfesselt 3
Christian Scherer Version 2 different handling of "Entfesselt"
Entfesselt 10
Christian Scherer Nie Wieder! three card monte with jumbo cards, multi-phase routine
Related to
  • Harry Anderson's "Three Card Monarch"
Nie Wieder! 3
Christian Scherer Double Lift with Jumbo Cards
Nie Wieder! 8
Christoph Borer Die Svengali-Force forcing with a Svengali deck, for "Hofzinsers Handschuh" (here as "Lunas Handschuh")
Related to Mentale Notizen 26
Christian Scherer Raucherentwöhnung stand-up presentation for "Zig Zag Cig" by Tenyo, technical variation, one piece is signed
Related to
  • Richard Kaufman's "Tenyoism - Volume One" 2016. P. 308ff.
Raucherentwöhnung 3
Christian Scherer Einleitung on the origin of the routine
Die Vierte Dimension 3
Christian Scherer Die Vierte Dimension portal presentation for three ball routine / balls and net, with two in the hands elements
Die Vierte Dimension 4
Christian Scherer Der Pop up Move
Die Vierte Dimension 4
Christian Scherer Münzen durch Tuch 3.0 three coins penetrate a transparent handkerchief
Inspired by
  • Chris Powers' "Coins Through Silk"
Related to
Münzen durch Tuch 3.0 3
Christian Scherer, Sveroni Fischerlatein fish on cardboard change size with scale, magic trick based on Jastrow optical Illusion, medal on chain vanishes
Inspired by
  • Toru Suzuki's "Sakkaku Scale" in Richard Kaufman's "Tenyoism - Volume Two", p. 843.
Related to
Fischerlatein 3
Christian Scherer Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie three coins appear and vanish with a purse frame, coins travel from hand to hand, one coin becomes a large coin and other coins disappear in purse frame again
Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 3
Christian Scherer Flying Shuttle Pass with purse frame
Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 9
Christian Scherer Coin to Jumbo Coin with Kaps / Ramsay Drop Vanish handling
Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 16
Christian Scherer Jumbo Coin to Normal Coin visual transformation
Das Sicherheitsportmonnaie 20
Christian Scherer Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu three steel balls are removed from a box, penetrate a transparent silk one by one and then they vanish just to be found in the box again
Inspired by
  • Lou Serrano's "Steel Ball Routine"
Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu 3
Christian Scherer Three Steel Balls Through Silk one by one
Related to Stahlhartes Déjà-Vu 7
Christian Scherer Mein erstes Kunststück coin is borrowed and marked, then two more coins are added and all three coins travel to handkerchief, eventually signed coin vanished and appears inside a matchbox which is inside a hollow book
Mein erstes Kunststück 3
Christian Scherer Süchtig nach Baumnüssen walnuts appear, vanish and travel to glas under tube, then walnuts vanish again and jumbo walnut appears, using nutcracker and toy squirrel
Inspired by Süchtig nach Baumnüssen 3