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Die mysteriöse Geisterhand wax puppet hand pulls cards out of deck à la rising cards
Related to Dec. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6)
88
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 16
Ralph W. Read The Spirit Pencil pencil taps by itself to answer questions
Related toAlso published here 1935 22
Dr. Jacob Daley The Ultra Slate Message silicate slate flaps
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1936
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
88
Howard Albright Howard's Simplex Speller
Related to 1937 51
Bertram Adams The Krazy Kode word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagrams
VariationsAlso published here Apr. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 31)
200
Dr. Stanley Jaks Hat Pin billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of information
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 42)
285
Dr. Stanley Jaks Compact secret billet reading using powder case or compact
Also published here Mar. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 42)
285
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Black Brand wrong card transforms into card with picture of performer with card on forehead
Also published here Nov. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 50)
352
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal-Viso chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectator
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1939
The Jinx (Issue 57)
404
Dr. Stanley Jaks Symphronismus der Zahlenkarten ten number cards are dealt on the table and one is selected by naming a number, rest of the deck is dealt in three piles and cards on the bottom match selected cards
1939
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 1)
5
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die verschwundene Münze coin placed inside ring and covered with disk vanishes
1939
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
16
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy From Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cards
Also published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 101)
613
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Surprise Sponge Climax three sponges two in spectator's hand, when spectator opens his hand, several small ones appear
Related to Jan. 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7)
2
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks plaudert über Mikromagie thoughts on Close-Up magic
1940
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 2 No. 1)
22
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decks, with spelling coincidence in third deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 124)
719
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stacked
VariationsAlso published here Apr. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 136)
776
Dr. Stanley Jaks Cardex spectator cuts three pieces from a tape measure, all numbers are added and match prediction
1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 1)
9
Dr. Stanley Jaks Perplex!? Ein Trick mit zwei Spielen two decks
1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 1)
10
Dr. Stanley Jaks Duplex performer divines name written on billet, switch with thumb tip
Aug. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 8)
4
Dr. Stanley Jaks Wenn man gerade keine Karten bei sich hat impromptu tricks
  • biting a piece from a glass
  • vanish of napkin except corner
Oct. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 10)
2
Dr. Stanley Jaks Wenn man gerade keine Karten bei sich hat...
  • coin on bottle stars to move and jump
  • chalk spot on table appears on performer's hand
Dec. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 12)
4
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein Ton fällt in ein Glas? fork to make sound, sound placed inside a glass
Jan. 1941 7
Dr. Stanley Jaks La Boule de Cristal name of card appears in crystal ball
Feb. 1941 4
Dr. Stanley Jaks La Boule Fantôme ball vanishes in handkerchief and appears in mouth, rubber band method
Mar. 1941 3
Dr. Stanley Jaks Von Stanley obituary of Annemann
Apr. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 4)
2
Dr. Stanley Jaks Wenn man gerade keine Karten bei sich hat! needle is hit on forehead and is reproduced behind head
May 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 5)
3
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Wiederspenstige Zündholzschachtel do as I do with matchbox, gaffed
June 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 6)
4
Dr. Stanley Jaks Alte Kümmelblättchen In neuer Blütte monte with three chips, cross drawn on one
Also published here Nov. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 11)
7
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jack Stanley ruft: Gottfried Stutz! spelling to selection
1944
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 6 No. 1)
11
Dr. Stanley Jaks 3 Ships monte with three chips, cross drawn on one
Also published here 1944
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 6 No. 2)
5
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Hat Pin billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of information
Also published here 1944 26
Dr. Stanley Jaks Television Compact secret billet reading using powder case or compact
Also published here 1944 46
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decks, with spelling coincidence in third deck
Also published here 1944 290
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal-Viso chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectator
Also published here 1944 308
Theodore Annemann The Test of the Tiber
Related to 1945 280
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Pendel weiss es! card is located with pendulum, two decks
1945
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 3)
8
Dr. Stanley Jaks Hellsehen mit einer Puderdose divination of word written on paper and sealed in box, followed by french translation "Clairvoyance d'une boite à poudre"
Nov. 1945 5
Dr. Stanley Jaks In the Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ring
Related toVariationsAlso published here May 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 125)
501
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Clayton Rawson, Milbourne Christopher, Richard Himber
May 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 126)
508
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Walter Gibson, Bill Woodfield, Cy Endfield, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Richard Himber, H. P. Graham, Ben Braude
June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 128)
513
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Frakson, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Hen Fetsch, Max Katz
Aug. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 133)
536
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jean Hugard, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Clayton Rawson, Richard Himber, Roy Benson
Jan. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 142)
572
Dr. Stanley Jaks Go Fish cards shuffled and placed in hat, selection is fished out
Also published here Feb. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 144)
577
Dr. Stanley Jaks Pendle with male/ female and a pendulum
VariationsAlso published here May 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 151)
608
Dr. Stanley Jaks Locked Room handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here Nov. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 163)
654
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Prisoner's Escape handling for Grandmother's Necklace
Also published here Feb. 1948 394
Dr. Stanley Jaks News USA on the magic scene in the USA and in New York, SAM, Dixie Hotel, Dai Vernon, John Scarne, Francis Carlyle, Cardini, Russell Swann, Frakson, Blackstone, Okito, Fu Man Chu, Dell O'Dell, Bert Allerton
1948
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. 2&3)
4
Dr. Stanley Jaks New York, im Juni 1948 on SAM convention, Marvels, Audley Walsh, Ade Duval, Bert Allerton, Vernon, Hugard, Scarne, Savoy Plaza
1948
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 1)
1
Dr. Stanley Jaks Good Luck Card signed card folded to purse
VariationsAlso published here 1948/27 89
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dante, Milbourne Christopher, Audley Walsh, John Scarne, Dr. Stanley Jaks
Feb. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 170)
683
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bruce Elliott Mortell selected card appears on a paper under skull, flash paper
Also published here Mar. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 173)
692
Dr. Stanley Jaks Pinned ripped page from magazine is pinned, word is divined, see p. 762 for ideas by Al Baker
Related toAlso published here Sep. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 185)
739
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Jack Chanin, Bill Simon, Milbourne Christopher, Bob Hummer, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Robert Harbin
Related to Dec. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 193)
773
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Tony Slydini, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Jay Marshall, Sid Loraine letter on Elusive Lady, Milbourne Christopher
Related to Jan. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 195)
781
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Russell Swann, Cy Endfield, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Martin Gardner, Dai Vernon, Lee Noble, Richard Himber
Aprs 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 200)
801
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dr. Stanley Jaks, Audley Walsh, Lee Noble, Bobby Baxter, a card to pocket and a rainbow deck gag by Gerald Kosky
June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 205)
821
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Bill Simon, Ted Messenger, Cleopatra, Sorcar, Frank Garcia, John Scarne, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Greer Marechal, Jimmy Herpick, Frank Joglar, Larry Weeks, Cy Endfield
June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 206)
825
Dr. Jacob Daley, Dr. Stanley Jaks Daley's Device bill switch while putting it in envelope
Also published here Dec. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 217)
866
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mental Card Trick No. 5, Image of card appears in crystal ball, which matches previously unseen pocketed card
Related to 1950 15
John Scarne, Frank Garcia The Four Deuces No. 152, magician and spectator each place half the deck behind their backs. They each take out two cards, which are revealed to be the four Twos
Variations 1950 296
Dr. Stanley Jaks Introduction on close-up magic, his book of mysteries, beautiful props appealing to women
Also published here 1951 1
Dr. Stanley Jaks Sponge Ball Routine three sponges two in spectator's hand, third vanishes and when spectator opens his hand, fifty small ones appear
Related toAlso published here 1951 4
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Four Blacks image of selection appears on black plastic card
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1951 5
Dr. Stanley Jaks False Display hiding one surface
1951 5
Dr. Stanley Jaks Letter Mystery card is divined with a set of letter cards
Also published here 1951 7
Dr. Stanley Jaks In the Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ring
Related toAlso published here 1951 8
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Locked Room handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 1951 9
Fred Peterson Pins forcing word on newspaper, pushing a pin through
Related to Feb. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 222)
888
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks' Subtlest Secret word is encircled on clipboard, duplicate page under carbon paper
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 223)
890
Hen Fetsch Date Man Duplication day on calendar sheet is encircled, divination
Related toVariations Sep. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 238)
952
Dai Vernon, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bill Simon, Martin Gardner, Norman Jensen, Bruce Elliott The Ruler force with ruler with name of cards, ruler is balanced on two fingers and fingers brought together until fingers meet, see also p. 981 for ideas by John Hamilton
Variations Dec. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 244)
974
Dr. Stanley Jaks You Cross As I Cross spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same page
Also published here Dec. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 245)
979
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Key key balanced on finger turns over
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 246)
984
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der 6. Sinn magazine test, several identical magazines with different covers
1952
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 1)
12
Dr. Stanley Jaks Billets Deux billet in glass, covered by handkerchief is divined
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1954
The Phoenix (Issue 299)
1194
Dr. Stanley Jaks Taped selected objects, one selected and put in a pill box which is attached to an index card with scotch tape, object is divined
Also published here Mar. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 303)
9
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Gen Grant's Money Maker, George Coon's Stir Crazy, Chicago convention, Karrell Fox, Bob Orben, Senator Crandall, a nailwriter gag by Dr. Stanley Jaks
June 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 309)
36
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on marriage of Jay Marshall and Frances Ireland, Silhouette of Francis Ireland by Dai Vernon, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bob Hummer, Fred Keating, The American Magician, Jay Palmer, Karrell Fox, Lloyd Jones, Frank Chapman
Related to Aug. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 313)
56
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Herb Rungie, Martin Gardner, The Wizard, Dr. Stanley Jaks
Oct. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 318)
81
Jay Marshall The Bird Cage on Houdini, Howard Brooks, Carl Ballantine, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Martin Gardner, Francis Carlyle, Woodfield's Magicana, Lloyd Chambers
Nov. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 321)
91
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein Experiment mit einer Zeitung cross sum of date of a coin and value of card are added to select page
1954
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 2)
169
Dr. Stanley Jaks Al Bakers Prophecy one out of eight cards is chosen, value leads to selection, everything was predicted
1954
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 2)
170
Dr. Stanley Jaks "Oskar findet die Karte" card selected by cutting and counting cross sum, selection is found by spelling a sentence, over phone
1954
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 2)
171
Cy Endfield The Famous Magazine Test force with coin and cards, performed by Dr. Stanley Jaks
Variations 1955 46
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Horace Bennett, Houdini, Grant's Inner Circle Magazine, Martin Gardner, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bill Griffiths, Mello Jones
Dec. 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 322)
97
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on Don Alan, Neil Forster, Gen Grant, Roy Benson, The Escape Wizard, Jean Hugard, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Eddie Clever, John Braun, Audley Walsh
1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 324)
107
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein Kartentrick aus New York
1955
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 1)
269
Dr. Stanley Jaks Brief aus New York letter from New York, Sali-Sali, Frakson, Ballantine, Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Marvin Roy, Milbourne Christophe, Channing Pollock, Blackstone, Dunninger
1955
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 5)
346
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Peter Warlock Prediction one of three face-down cards is selected, initials written on back and put back in the deck, card turns over and is predicted
1955
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 5)
348
Dr. Jacob Daley Device bill switch while putting it in envelope
Also published here 1956 213
Dr. Stanley Jaks In Any Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ring, with any ring
Related to Jan. 1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 335)
149
Bruce Elliott, Jay Marshall The Back Room on Bruce Elliott, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Orson Welles
Feb. 1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 336)
155
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Dr. William Weyeneth Das Versuchskaninchen Clippo using image of a rabbit
Also published here 1956
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 1)
458
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
Amazing James Randi A Clean Book Test words circled on page of Reader's Digest, page torn out and crumpled up, performer divines words, secret duplicate page under forced page
Related to Mar. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 9)
3
Dr. Stanley Jaks (2) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope
Related toAlso published here 1958 87
Tony Corinda (18) References on Technique with Billets in Other Steps
Related to 1959 187
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Crystal Locket with a pendulum, finding the female names among male names, based on a Stewart James idea
VariationsAlso published here 1959 187
Dr. Stanley Jaks One Is Face Up spectator reverses a card in the deck and seals it, another spectator divines it, clever pre-show wording
Related toAlso published here 1959 8
Dr. Jacob Daley, Dr. Stanley Jaks Einfacher Zettelaustausch bill switch while putting it in envelope
Also published here 1959
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 1)
786
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Flashes triple prediction, huge cards with numbers from 1-3 predictions are written on the back of the cards
VariationsAlso published here 1960 18
Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prophecies treatise on the one-ahead triple prediction, sheets labeled with A, B & C
  • Part II (replacing force with known data)
  • Part III (on the selection of people, apparently random)
  • Part IV (staging the routine)
  • Part V (staging for Brainwave)
  • Part VI (handling for the Billet Knife)
  • Part VII (handling for Chuck Smith's M-T Pad)
Related toVariations 1960 1
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ich weiss es vorher cards dealt on table until stop, piles are turned over and one card's value used to count down in other pile, mate as prediction
1960
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 1)
895
Hans "Severus" Ernst Eine Episode - Aus dem Leben von Dr. Stanley Jaks on the act "Jax and Jax" by Stanley Jaks
1960
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 2)
925
Dr. Stanley Jaks Lektion in Magie on close-up magic, his book of mysteries, beautiful props appealing to women
Also published here 1961 10
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Schaumgummibälle three sponges two in spectator's hand, third vanishes and when spectator opens his hand, fifty small ones appear
Also published here 1961 18
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die vier schwarzen Karten image of selection appears on black plastic card
Also published here 1961 20
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Münzenwunder copper silver are covered with walnut shell, one penetrates one of two slates held by spectator
Also published here 1961 26
Dr. Stanley Jaks Im Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ring
Also published here 1961 28
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Banknotenröhre handkerchief is ripped out of locked tube, bill tube
Also published here 1961 30
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Börsenmysterium signed card folded to purse, using token and wand
Also published here 1961 32
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Markierungstrick divination of year and name, both written down by performer and spectator on cards, with card stand, glimpse with mirror
Also published here 1961 36
Dr. Stanley Jaks Sie machen das, was ich auch machen werde spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same page
Also published here 1961 38
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks Totenkopfexperiment name of card appears on piece of flash paper, with miniature skull
Also published here 1961 42
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein unerklärliches Hellsehen ripped page from magazine is pinned, word is divined
Also published here 1961 44
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der mysteriöse Scarabäus card is selected with scarab and same card is reversed in second deck, with different colored back
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1961 47
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Pendel with male/ female and a pendulum
Also published here 1961 49
Dr. Stanley Jaks Billetdeux billet in glass, covered by handkerchief is divined
Also published here 1961 53
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Fischen von Karten nach Jaks cards shuffled and placed in hat, selection is fished out
Also published here 1961 56
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks geistreichstes Geheimnis word is encircled on clipboard and divined
Also published here 1961 59
Dr. Stanley Jaks Röntgenaugen selected objects, one selected and put in a pill box which is attached to an index card with scotch tape, object is divined
Also published here 1961 60
Dr. Stanley Jaks Gedankenblitze triple prediction, huge cards with numbers from 1-3 predictions are written on the back of the cards
Also published here 1961 62
Dr. Stanley Jaks Astro-Prediktion triple prediction with with zodiac, birthday and playing card
Also published here 1961 64
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks "Karte an die Wand" card is unseen an put in pocket, second deck is thrown at a wall and same card as selection is found pinned on the wall
Also published here 1961 67
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Block von "Lefcadio" blocks with letters are moved, without looking performer divines amount of moves
Inspired by
  • Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein's "Der Name des Freundes" in Charly Eperny's "Das Rohnsteinbuch 4", 1959
Also published here
1961 69
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Kuvert-Mysterium several spectators get an envelope, three cards are added and total written on a fourth card, those cards are put in one envelope along with a ribbon, color of ribbon, total, fourth card and person holding the cards are divined
Also published here 1961 71
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Miniaturklopfhand rapping noise from a small box
Also published here 1961 74
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Puderdosentrick secret billet reading using powder case or compact
Also published here 1961 75
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Brieftasche zum Hellsehtrick prediction of a card in envelope in wallet, magnetic wallet
Related to 1961 78
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks bester Mentaltrick classic one ahead routine, three billets, card selected at last
Related to 1961 80
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks neuster Hellsehtrick message on performer's forehead is divined
Related to 1961 83
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Buchstabenmysterium card is divined with a set of letter cards
Also published here 1961 86
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der schwarze Brand wrong card transforms into card with picture of performer with card on forehead
Also published here 1961 88
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Hutnadel billet switch with hat pin, then secret reading of information
Also published here 1961 90
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks magische Kraft six ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by writing them on the envelopes with chalk
Related toVariations 1961 92
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein traumhafte Übereinstimmung with three decks, third deck selection matches by spelling name
Also published here 1961 94
Dr. Helmut Teumer, Dr. Stanley Jaks Der südamerikanische Kürbistrick message appears on pumpkin
Also published here 1961 98
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein entzückender Karteneffekt spectator marks one card behind back, it is the only card with a different back color
Also published here 1961 101
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die unglaubliche Voraussage Jaks Billet Knife, loading a billet in an envelope
Related to 1961 103
Dr. Stanley Jaks Tituba multiphase magazine test with Pegasus Page climax
Also published here 1961 108
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Codetelegramm word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagrams
Also published here 1961 112
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Schlüsseltrick four keys in envelopes, routines for stage and close-up
Also published here 1961 115
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks Brieftaschentrick wallet, impression device, carbon paper
1961 121
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ein reizender Kartenscherz card is found with down-under deal
1961 123
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 126
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der improvisierte Mentaltrick book test with any book, card to define page number
Also published here 1961 127
Dr. Stanley Jaks Extrasensibilität ten cards are shuffled in ten other cards face up into face down, behind back performer is able to divide cards so amount of face up cards is the same in both packets
Also published here 1961 129
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Kristallsehen chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectator
Also published here 1961 130
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Erbe von Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cards
Also published here 1961 134
Dr. Stanley Jaks Eine Reincarnation signed piece of paper is burnt and later found in nest of envelopes
Also published here 1961 142
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Howard Albright Albrights Duplex Spelling Trick
Also published here 1961 148
Dr. Stanley Jaks Eine wunderbare Übereinstimmung four cards in envelopes
Also published here 1961 149
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks unheimliches Hellsehschreiben writing duplication, blindfolded on blackboard
Related to 1961 154
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Fingerhutmysterium six thimbles covering six objects, performer knows which thimble was lifted
Also published here 1961 160
Dr. Stanley Jaks Magical Chairs one person selects one of six chairs, described by Martin Gardner
Also published here Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
30
Hans "Severus" Ernst (reviewer) Dr. Stanley Jaks und seine Geheimnisse by Dr. Stanley Jaks (written by Charly Eperny) 1962
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 23 No. 3)
195
A Mate from Wonderland Jaks In the Ring variation with cigar band
Inspired by May 1963
The New Phoenix (Issue 380)
358
Dr. Stanley Jaks In memoriam Dr. Jaks billet in glass, covered by handkerchief is divined
Also published here 1967
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 6)
88
Dr. William Weyeneth Achtung Sensation clippo with picture of rabbit, long neck
Also published here 1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 4)
68
Dr. William Weyeneth, Dr. Stanley Jaks MRS two sets of three letters placed in three envelopes, match or coincidence
1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 5)
90
Ellison Poland Handling for The Four Blacks image of selection appears on black plastic card leaving behind a blank card, application of the previous switch
Inspired by 1969 35
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dim The Lights small hand taps out value of first selection, then finds second selection by dragging top half away, see also p. 340
Related to Jan. 1970 316
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks suggestion brainwave with impression device preshow
1971 19
North Bigbee, Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Secret reading on stage, collecting information before the show, hot reading
1971
Magick (Issue 24)
118
Dr. Stanley Jaks A Spectator Reads A Mind secretly showing index to spectator
1972 55
Tom Sellers Want Ad Test apparently contents of newspaper ads memorized (Stanley Jaks presentation), see also p. 565
Related to May 1972 520
Al Koran The Million Dollar Prediction prediction of sports result, political election etc, nest of envelopes
Related to 1972 73
North Bigbee ESP-Sonic Prediction in envelopes, prediction
Inspired by 1973
Magick (Issue 80)
397
Robert Parrish Hat Pin Switch
Related to Summer 1974
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio)
773
Paul Diamond How About That! two packets from different decks
Related toAlso published here
  • marketed ca. 1966
1975 9
Theodore Annemann, Dr. Stanley Jaks Anneman's "Test of the Tiber"
Related to 1975 127
Charles "Cicardi" Scott 'Super' Mental Image five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by drawing the symbols on the envelopes
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1976
Magick (Issue 157)
781
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prognosis triple prediction, sheets are labeled A,B & C, third spectator selects a card
Inspired by 1977 1
Robert Dorian Outdone-Doutdid four spectators select a card with a design, one thinks of a word, one of a place, one of a number and the fourth selects a card, all are predicted
Inspired by 1977 5
Punx Der Gespensterschlüssel story for haunted key
Related to 1977 41
Bobby Hughes Mental Image Outdone! presentation idea for Jaks's Mental Image, five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by drawing the symbols on the envelopes, last on is predicted
Inspired by 1978
Magick (Issue 201)
1001
Orville Wayne Meyer The PR Device design for peek wallet
Inspired by 1978
Magick (Issue 204)
1019
Dr. Stanley Jaks Multiple Out Ruse giving an envelope to a spectator
1979 12
Bruce Bernstein A Bruce Bernstein Pendulum Routine spectator signs a business card and tears it up, the pieces are mixed with other torn pieces of business cards, he finds his parts with a pendulum, pieces put in envelope
Inspired byAlso published here 1980 16
Jeff White The Impossible Dream finale for coins across, to spectator's hand
Related to 1980 14
Al Mann, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Pantograph copying or enlarging an autograph on a slate
1981 11
Ted Karmilovich Design-A-Choice! objects are written down on piece of paper and one is selected, performer divines thought of object
Related to 1981
Magick (Issue 286)
1429
Dr. Stanley Jaks "Ich wusste, dies würde Ihre Karte sein!" card from jumbo deck is selected, same card is found revered in regular deck
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, May 1969
Oct. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 3)
95
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die angekreuzte Karte unknown card marked on back, spectator choses it from the face, TTTCBE
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
135
Dr. Stanley Jaks Eine liegt verkehrt spectator reverses a card in the deck and seals it, another spectator divines it, clever pre-show wording
Also published here Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
137
Dr. Stanley Jaks Eine Riesenkarten-Durchdringung jumbo deck with hole is threaded on a rod and covered with a handkerchief, card selected from other deck, same card is brought from under the handkerchief unharmed
Also published here
  • "Giant Card Penetration" in "Sphinx" May, 1948
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
138
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ganz Persönlich spectator cuts off pile, counts it, adds numbers and remembers card at that position, found by spelling performer's name, repeat phase
Dec. 1981
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139
Dr. Stanley Jaks Ich weiß es vorher card placed aside as prediction, spectator stops dealing, value is counted down to mate of prediction
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
140
Dr. Stanley Jaks Nehmen Sie drei initialed card reverses in deck, with prediction
Also published here
  • "Take Three - Again" in "Pentagram" November, 1955
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
142
Dr. Stanley Jaks Noch träumt der Eremit spectator and performer each pocket a deck, take one card out and exchange it, they match, one deck is blank and has fifty-two prediction written on it (which is openly shown)
Inspired by Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
143
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Flucht der Gefangenen
Also published here Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
144
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Schlüssel key balanced on finger turns over
Also published here Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
145
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Dr. Jaks Vorhersage three-digit number predicted, pad with hole
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
146
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Drei-Zetteltrick
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
147
Dr. Stanley Jaks E.S.P. five ESP cards, one openly marked on back, spectator thinks of one, it is shown to be the one with the mark
Also published here
  • "ESP" (Sphinx, Dec. 1952)
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
150
Dr. Stanley Jaks Gedruckte Gedanken four news stories from newspaper are divined
Also published here
  • "Thought Out of Print" (Pentagram, Mar. 1953)
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
150
Dr. Stanley Jaks Hinter meiner Tafel with number range force (using spectator's age) and three-way-out
Also published here
  • "Behind My Blackboard" (The Gen, May 1959)
Dec. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 4)
154
Dr. Stanley Jaks Im Gespräch spectators write names on billets, chosen one predicted
Dec. 1981
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157
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die Klein-Täfelchen-Routine three slates
Dec. 1981
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158
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Psychometrische Buchtest
Dec. 1981
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160
Bruce Bernstein A Pendulum Routine spectator signs a business card and tears it up, the pieces are mixed with other torn pieces of business cards, he finds his parts with a pendulum, pieces put in envelope
Inspired byAlso published here 1981 20
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks Do as I Do brief
1982 40
Al Mann Jaks' Secret several spectators circle words on a sheet of newspaper, performer divines them
Inspired by 1982 4
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Supersonic Prediction by Jerry Somerdin, Dr. Stanley Jaks Apr. 1983 72
Al Mann Fabulous Concepts on the principle of "Dy-No-Mite Prediction" by Donn Davison and how Dr. Stanley Jaks used it
Related to 1983 16
Dr. Stanley Jaks Spoo-Key
1984 14
Dr. Stanley Jaks Master Secret of the Swami three digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then two and finally the complete number
Related toVariations 1984 4
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Ultra Prediction name of city predicted in envelope
1984 4
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Syl Reilly Brain Echo book test with several people
Related to 1984 5
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Challenge! using Richard Himber's Thousand Dollar Challenge Book Test
1984 6
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Holograph Homology Signature Duplication Test, with ideas by Al Mann to pracitse it
Related to 1984 7
Dr. Stanley Jaks Visual Thought Projection card from jumbo deck is selected, same card is found revered in regular deck, stage version for "The Mystery of the Scarab"
Also published here 1984 9
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Incredible Prediction billet knife handling
  • The Double Envelope Method
Related to 1984 10
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Unbelievable! divination / prediction of number, name and telephone number, actually Dr. Kemp's Unbelievable Routine
1984 14
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Jaks Two-Deck Trick No. 45, with three or two decks
Also published here 1984 58
J. W. Sarles Jaks Two-Deck Trick Variation
Inspired by 1984 60
The Dream Deck No. 46, from two packets, performer and spectator each select a card behind the back, they are black mates and all other cards are red
Inspired by 1984 60
Edward Marlo Solution To Jaks? number, card and word chosen and one-by-one written on blank cards, all match, two methods
Related to 1984 56
Thomas Alan Waters Glimpression page is torn from book and a word circled, word is divined
Inspired byRelated to 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys)
725
Thomas Alan Waters, Dr. Stanley Jaks Trumpwave brainwave deck with tarot cards
Related to 1987
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.)
788
Bruce Clark Deception brain wave deck with Tarot cards, using second deck to select a card
Related to Nov. 1987
Magick (Issue 398)
1988
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "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 which has the same value as the selection
Related toAlso published here 1988 1
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "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 which has the same value as the selection
Related toAlso published here 1989 24
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "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 which has the same value as the selection
Related toAlso published here 1991 9
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
Related toAlso published here 1991 231
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Bill-Z-Bub bill in glass covered with handkerchief
Related toVariations July 1992
Magick (Issue 474)
2369
Karl Fulves Cutting Corners two decks, pocketed by performer and spectator, each removes a card, corners torn off, rest exchanged in decks, cards and corners match
Inspired by 1994 64
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Karl Fulves Jaks Two Deck Trick commentary by Fulves
Related to 1994 65
Michael Close The Haunted Deck named card, memorized deck, small hand
Related to 1996 148
Karl Fulves Portable Crystals clear balloon as "portable crystal ball", billet appears inside, posed as problem
Inspired byRelated to 1996 58
Nick Trost, Frank Garcia, Dr. Stanley Jaks Kopy Kat Performer and spectator exchange cards from packets, shown to match, other cards are completely different
Inspired byRelated to 1997 202
Nick Trost Dream of the Hermit
Inspired byVariations 1997 302
Gary Kurtz, Dr. Stanley Jaks G.K. on Dr. Jaks' "Master Secret of the Swami" three digit number test, spectator first gets one right, then two and finally the complete number
Inspired by 1997 12
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Ring index of card stuck to ring, so spectator can name another spectator's selection
1997 4
Richard Bartram, Jr., Dr. Stanley Jaks One Handed Billet Switch pellet on needle
1997 118
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dictionary Trick short bio of Stanley Jaks (with help of Reinhard Müller), then three-part prediction of page number, a card and word from French-English dictionary
  • The Three-Part Test
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The Sphinx, 1949
2001 171
Philip T. Goldstein 力ルイ千ビンナコネコナンビ千イル力? a/k/a Stack Cats
Related toVariations 2002 26
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "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 which has the same value as the selection, with a half forcing deck
Related toAlso published here 2002 11
Karl Fulves, Dr. Stanley Jaks Xtender two card prediction with card stand
Inspired by 2003 45
"Senator" Clarke Crandall Cut-Up Card Trick card chosen, pieces cut out of piece of paper which becomes silhouette of selection when unfolded, funny presentation
Related to 2003 2
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Karl Fulves The Words Of Jaks two selections from word cards predicted
Inspired byRelated to 2003 292
Dr. Stanley Jaks This Way Out three person think of number, city and animal, all predicted, written up by Bill Miesel
Related toAlso published here
  • "Mental-Wise #1" (Ed Mellon)
2003 294
Bob Coyne, Bruce Fricker, Jason Willette, Mike Bordeck Letters on John Scarne's Schaefer beer commercial
Related to 2004 362
Dr. Stanley Jaks Peek Wallet hole in back
2004 18
Robert Cassidy The Jaxian Phone Book Test page is selected and name and number circled by spectator, then page is torn from book and name divined
Inspired by 2004 108
Paolo Cavalli, Massimo Tira Pendulumix (Three Experiments With The Dowsing Pendulum performer divines thought-of place on a map, word in magazine and finds card with the word poison among other drinks using a pendulum
Related to 2004 41
Max Maven The Ruling Class
  • The Other Month
spectator moves fingers together under ruler, where they end up is predicted by length of pencil
Inspired byAlso published here July 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 7)
32
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "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 which has the same value as the selection, using a Svengali deck
Related toAlso published here 2006 84
Jack Avis Scarab without a Brainwave "A way of using Jaks' Brainwave Presentation"
card selected, odd-backed card as prediction in another deck, red-blue double backer
Inspired by 2006 199
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks Trick that Cannot Be Explained unknown card marked on back, spectator choses it from the face, TTTCBE
2006 107
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "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 which has the same value as the selection, with a half forcing deck
Related toAlso published here 2007 13
Karl Fulves Unexplained intro
Related to 2007
Prolix (Issue 3)
177
Bill Abbott, Dr. Stanley Jaks The Princess and the Pea stand-up story presentation
2008 10
Karl Fulves Back Story further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to 2010
Prolix (Issue 8)
560
Steve Bryant Dr. Jaks Goes to Mexico three-part prediction of page number, a card and word from dictionary
Inspired by 2010 24
Patrick Page, Milbourne Christopher Bigger? jumbo card as a gag, similar to the Dr. Jaks routine
Related to 2011 299
Dr. Stanley Jaks "Another" Touch divination of year and name, both written down by performer and spectator on cards, with card stand, glimpse with mirror
Also published here Nov./Dec. 2012
Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12)
57
Steven Hamilton, Vic Allen Blank Jaks card chosen and signed, four double-blank cards, on one appears a 52-on-1 card, the signed selection on another, whole deck blank-faced then
Inspired by 2013 102
Robert L. Bluemle Jaks to Open on Dr. Stanley Jaks
2014 1
Robert L. Bluemle Jaks in the Box Dr. Stanley Jaks time in Switzerland after the escape from Germany
2014 5
Robert L. Bluemle Jaks Signature Effect on Stanley Jaks signature duplication
Related to 2014 51
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks be Quick on Stanley Jaks time in New York, correspondence to Swiss magic friends
2014 59
Dr. Stanley Jaks Another Touch divination of year and name, both written down by performer and spectator on cards, with card stand, glimpse with mirror
Also published here 2014 95
Dr. Stanley Jaks Astro-Prediction triple prediction with with zodiac, birthday and playing card
Also published here 2014 97
Dr. Stanley Jaks A Wonderful Correspondence four cards in envelopes
Also published here 2014 100
Dr. Stanley Jaks Behind My Blackboard questionnaire adds up to a number which leads to a name in a telephone book, number is predicted on a blackboard
Also published here
  • "Behind My Blackboard" in "The Gen" May, 1959
2014 102
Dr. Stanley Jaks Billets Deux billet in glass, covered by handkerchief is divined
Also published here 2014 105
Dr. Stanley Jaks Black Brand wrong card transforms into card with picture of performer with card on forehead
Also published here 2014 107
Dr. Stanley Jaks Blocks of Lefcadio blocks with letters are moved, without looking performer divines amount of moves
Also published here 2014 109
Dr. Stanley Jaks Bubble Bubble small tablet is put in water, starts to bubble and in the end spectator can name selection when looking into glass, Alka-Seltzer
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Bubble Bubble" in "Pentagram" February, 1950
2014 111
Dr. Stanley Jaks Card Stab deck wrapped in dollar bill, two selections
2014 113
Dr. Stanley Jaks Card on the Wall card is unseen an put in pocket, second deck is thrown at a wall and same card as selection is found pinned on the wall
Also published here 2014 115
Dr. Stanley Jaks Chair Prediction one person selects one of six chairs
Related toAlso published here 2014 117
Dr. Stanley Jaks Charming Card Effect spectator marks one card behind back, it is the only card with a different back color
Also published here 2014 119
Dr. Stanley Jaks Coded Telegram word from text selected with role of dice, use of progressive anagrams
Also published here 2014 123
Dr. Stanley Jaks Coin Wonder copper silver are covered with walnut shell, one penetrates one of two slates held by spectator
Also published here 2014 125
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal Locket with a pendulum, finding the female names among male names
VariationsAlso published here 2014 127
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal-Viso chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectator
Also published here 2014 130
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Predicts prediction of three chosen symbols in note pad
2014 132
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Subtlest Secret word is encircled on clipboard
Also published here 2014 134
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dream of a Hermit three decks
Also published here 2014 136
Dr. Stanley Jaks Duplex Spelling Trick
Related toAlso published here 2014 139
Dr. Stanley Jaks ESP ESP cards selected one has sign on back
Also published here
  • "ESP" in "Sphinx" December, 1952
2014 141
Dr. Stanley Jaks Envelope Mentalism several spectators get an envelope, three cards are added and total written on a fourth card, those cards are put in one envelope along with a ribbon, color of ribbon, total, fourth card and person holding the cards are divined
Also published here 2014 143
Dr. Stanley Jaks Extrasensibility ten cards are shuffled in ten other cards face up into face down, behind back performer is able to divide cards so amount of face up cards is the same in both packets
Also published here 2014 145
Dr. Stanley Jaks Four Blacks image of selection appears on black plastic card
Also published here 2014 146
Dr. Stanley Jaks Giant Card Penetration jumbo deck with hole is threaded on a rod and covered with a handkerchief, card selected from other deck, same card is brought from under the handkerchief unharmed
Also published here
  • "Giant Card Penetration" in "Sphinx" May, 1948
2014 148
Dr. Stanley Jaks Go Fish cards shuffled and placed in hat, selection is fished out
Also published here 2014