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Charles T. Jordan The Pack that Cuts Itself No. 19, rubber banded deck cuts itself at selection, duplicate
Variations 1919/1920 56
Eddie Joseph The Revolution rubber banded deck, card removed and put back, then it shoots out at right angle as in Impromptu Haunted Deck
Related to 1942 83
Tommy Dowd John Doe ... Magician speller, miscalling selected card, for magicians
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 90)
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn A Reverse Sleight deck reversed over card
Variations 1946 3
Tommy Dowd, Neal Elias, Bert Fenn We Both Spell
Inspired by 1946 19
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Bert Allerton, Lyle Laughlin, Martin Gardner, Cardini, Dante, The Five-Best Poll (cards), Don Medley, Stanley Collins, Stewart James, Neal Elias, Jack Crimmins, Don Lawton, Bert Fenn, Paul Morris, Frederick Carter and more
Mar. 1947
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 4 No. 10)
Bert Fenn, Neal Elias 10-6-9-4 four values are counted to, aces found, inspired by Stanley Collins trick from "A Conjuring Melange"
Variations 1948 6
Bert Fenn Jokerneurosis rainbow deck of jokers, four cards transform into aces, then the faces into a normal deck
May 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 202)
John Scarne, Joseph Prieto The Stapled Card No. 62, Card transposition with card stapled to a Joker
Variations 1950 110
Bert Fenn Stud card mucking for reversed card in stud poker
May 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 229)
Bert Fenn I Win! several phases, see p. 953 for corrections
Sep. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 237)
Edward Marlo, Stewart James Pockethereal Minus Pockets two cards thought of, they transpose from packet to packet, two methods
Inspired byVariations 1953 98
Tommy Dowd John Doe - Magician speller, miscalling selected card, spectator plays magician
Related toAlso published here 1956 108
Edward Marlo, Neal Elias, Bert Fenn Observation Test see also p. 1 for notes on presentation
Variations Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
Edward Marlo Addenda re Diminishing Lift Switch Observation Test handling with Diminishing Lift Switch
Inspired by June 1960
Ibidem (Issue 21)
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn, Joseph K. Schmidt A Reverse Sleight Variation deck reversed over card
Inspired by 1973 88
Bert Fenn, Karl Fulves, Joseph K. Schmidt Impromptu Haunted Deck rubber band around deck, deck pivots and card sticks out
  • Bert Fenn
  • Schmidt & Fulves
see also p. 780 for comment by Joseph K. Schmidt
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1974 704
Philip T. Goldstein Impromptu Haunted Deck Version
Inspired by Dec. 1974 830
Jerry K. Hartman Shootout Rubberbanded deck shoots out selected card
Inspired by 1975 5
Karl Fulves Flash Aces spectator shuffles deck an snaps rubber band around it, four Aces jump out
Inspired byVariations 1977 74
Bert Fenn The Stapled Cards inspired by Bill Simon and John Scarne, one of two stapled cards changes place with selection
Inspired by 1979 179
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn Simplified Sandwich Switch
Variations 1979 288
Edward Marlo Simplified Sandwich Switch Variations
Inspired by 1979 289
The Deck that Cuts Itself - Al Baker strange Al Baker credit
Related to 1979 23
Karl Fulves Impromptu Haunted Deck Presentation
Inspired by 1980
The Chronicles (Issue 26)
Bert Fenn, Charles T. Jordan Self-Cutting Deck rubberband
1986 15
David Solomon Economy Flight slow motion assembly using seven cards
Inspired by
  • "7-Card Assembly (3rd Method)" (Ed Marlo & Bert Fenn, Ibidem #23)
1990 59
Bert Fenn Pockethereal, Minus Pockets notes
Inspired by June 1992
The Olram File (Issue 12)
Steve Beam Quadruple Prediction four predictions, four aces are put in the deck at several places, prediction name amount of cards above aces, see p. 171 for additional credits
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1993 31
Karl Fulves, Joseph K. Schmidt Aparición Fantasma card appears from deck encircled with a rubber band
Also published here 1993 226
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn Bottom Reverse deck turned over above cards
1994 153
Edward Marlo Turnover Move Handling
Related to 1994 179
Joseph K. Schmidt Houdini's Getaway card jumps & pivots out of banded deck, presentation for "Impromptu Haunted Deck"
Inspired byRelated to 1996 38
Gerry Scharnböck Sprung deck bound by rubber band, card pops out at right angle
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2000 49
Joseph K. Schmidt, Karl Fulves Tension Trap rubber band tossed to table, sandwich with selection pops out
Inspired by 2004 5
Edward Marlo Marlo Presentation and Patter as Shown at Colon in 1948, For Devilish Miracle "See B. Fenn Notes of 1948" (Bert Fenn)
Output (Issue 3)
Edward Marlo Double Turnover Change "Original typed description from Bert Fenn's Notebooks used to write The Cardician (1953)"
Also published here 2020
Output (Issue 8)
Bert Fenn Bar Spin Revealment
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
card spins face up on smooth surface and changes, from 1949 notebook
June 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 6)