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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Ben Erens, Henry Gordien, Louis Zingone Nicking the Edge of a Card three methods by those three people for nicking a selection, one with pencil
1938 61
Louis Zingone The Zingone Perfect Table Pass
Related to 1940 39
Louis Zingone The Zingone Bottom Palm two methods (packet and full deck)
Related to 1940 62
Louis Zingone Three Cards Across
1940 64
Louis Zingone The Zingone Thumbnail Gauge cutting off packet of known number
Related toVariations 1940 114
Louis Zingone The Zingone Spread three cards, challenge selections conditions
Related toVariations 1940 214
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverse, bluff spacing in fan
Related toVariations 1940 344
Louis Zingone Block of Reversed Cards Hidden in Fan tight fan
1940 345
Louis Zingone, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Flying Cards also as poker deal
Inspired by 1942 19
Neal Elias Zingone Spread Poker Deal idea
Inspired by 1946 16
Al Leech Turnover Divination
Related toVariations 1949 24
Louis Zingone Winning Poker No. 78, two-phase poker deal using faced deck
Variations 1950 142
Paul LePaul, Louis Zingone, Edward Marlo, Albert Cohn, James F. Herpick Buckle Up No. 105, performer finds face-up selection among face-down cards sight unseen
Variations 1950 200
Frank Joglar Backstage on Frank Garcia, Robert Orben, Louis Zingone, Paul Hartman, Scarne, Fogel, Jay Marshall, Richard Himber, Dante
  • Squelch
  • Offer from France
  • Fan Letter
  • In Print
  • Memory Book
  • And Now
  • Cardini
  • News and Notes
  • Teenage Tricksters
  • Video Topics
  • Translation
  • Jottings
Sep. 1950 698
Louis Zingone, Tony Kardyro Zingone and Kardyro card reverses, then changes
Related to
  • Louis Zingone's "The Surprise Reverse"
1955 27
Edward Marlo Third Method: The Nail Gauge to find out how many cards a spectator cut off, running nail gauge cuts with the rest
Inspired by 1962 6
Harry Lorayne, Louis Zingone Zingone Spread Simplified simplified handling
Inspired by 1962 123
Thumbnail Gauge
Related to 1962 11
Karl Fulves Ace Cutting performer cuts to the four Aces after losing them
Inspired by 1971 1
Neal Elias Ambitious Get Ready "Get Ready For Braue After Zingone" (see next trick)
Inspired by Jan. 1972 477
Louis Zingone Surprise Reverse card on top, another card put in center, it rises to top and other card is reversed in center, for Dai Vernon credit see p. 484
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Surprise Reverse (Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
Jan. 1972 477
Dai Vernon The Loving Couple King and Queen transpose in the deck, Queen turns face up, see also p. 486
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1972 484
Thumbnail Measuring
Related to 1972 144
Dai Vernon Vernon's King And Queen Love Story No. 28, King and Queen transpose in the deck, Queen turns face up, cryptic, Vernon showed it to Zingone who published the general idea in Cigam according to note
Related to
  • Surprise Reverse (Louis Zingone, Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
Also published here
1972 12
Louis Zingone Zingone Daub No. 361, daub applied as card is removed from dealing shoe
1972 101
Louis Zingone Zingone (Sterno?) Pull Out of 4 Aces or 4 Cards No. 362, cryptic, might be a production of four cards by doing four second deals with one card each ending up between the four fingers and thumb of the other hand (as in Biological Shuffle)
1972 101
Louis Zingone Zingone Coloratura With Two Decks No. 363, selection put in another deck, then whole deck changes color
1972 101
Louis Zingone Zingone Thumbnail Gauge
1975 83
Frederick Braue Evolution Double Lift thumbnail gauge
Inspired by 1985 26
Frederick Braue Tens at 10, 20, 37, 47 cutting to Tens in Nikola stack with Thumbnail Gauge (1941)
Inspired by 1985 29
Frederick Braue Prearranged Pack Idea placing card at required number
Inspired by 1985 29
Louis Zingone Two Deck Prediction two
Variations 1989 xxxiii
Louis Zingone Billet Switch
1989 xxxviii
Edward Marlo Easy Pass side steal type pass
Related to 1989 2
Karl Fulves Reverse English
Inspired by 1989 46
Wesley James WJ Bottom Palm "It is, however, significantly different from all others both in timing and specific mechanics."
Inspired by 1990 5
Bob Farmer Untertaker spectator deals out cards, performer in the end changes four and wins, two-phase poker deal using faced deck
Inspired by June 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 10)
Louis Zingone, Frederick Braue Ambitious Card with impromptu double backer
1997 22
Louis Zingone Luis Zingone Card Control multiple Hindu Shuffle control, Vernon Multiple Shift precursor
Related to 1997
Underworld (Issue 5)
Karl Fulves Informant further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to 1997 109
Dai Vernon Fingernail Estimation magician cuts to the four Aces, previously buried by a spectator, credit information
Related to 2000 883
Juan Tamariz, Louis Zingone Trimental three chosen cards are first divined, then produced from corresponding pockets
Inspired by 2000 906
Gordon Bean A Star is Born only the thought of of five cards stays reversed in the pack
Inspired by 2002 107
Louis Zingone, Juan Tamariz Double Prediction using one deck cut in two halves, number is named and cards at position predicted on paper
Inspired by 2004 143
Harry Riser The Riser-Zingone Four-Card Control four cards put in fan in different spots, bluff spacing and faro
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, April 2001
2006 126
Louis Zingone, Frederick Braue, Neal Elias, Roberto Giobbi Ambitious IV two times to top, then secret steal
Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 7)
Roberto Giobbi The Open Shift comments
Related to Sep. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 9)
Ryan Schlutz Strange Gift spectator gives twelve cards to performer, he knows number of red cards and sorts them under table
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 14
Jesús Etcheverry The Zingone Spread My Version three cards, challenge selections conditions
Inspired by 2020 208