Written by Karl Fulves

1993
Work of Various

385 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt.
Language: English

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Karl Fulves Remembrance Of Things Past ESP signs design duplication with gaffed peek slate and paramnesia presentation, see also p. 690 for comment Vol. 9, No. 1 683
Al Baker One-Way Reversal out of handsRelated to Vol. 9, No. 1 684
Karl Fulves Babel Cardini's death, stripper deck contest in Linking Ring (see also p. 728 for comment by winner George Kimery) Vol. 9, No. 1 684
Karl Fulves History on peek slates, see-through, electronic with light source Vol. 9, No. 1 685
Raymond Hafler Clipboard Peek briefAlso published here
  • "Clipboard Peek" (Ray Hafler, M.U.M.)
Vol. 9, No. 1 685
Karl Fulves Some Deal - Double Coincidence from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated Vol. 9, No. 1 686
Karl Fulves Fourcast from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated and form a four-of-a-kind Vol. 9, No. 1 686
Joseph K. Schmidt Subconscious Poker II one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing StroutInspired by
  • "Subconscious Poker" (Bob Fisher, The Sphinx, April 1939, or Daley's Notebooks #407)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
Vol. 9, No. 2 687
Karl Fulves Babel John Fisher's "The Magic of Lewis Carroll" & "Magic Book" Vol. 9, No. 2 688
Martin Gardner (reviewer) Magic Book by John Fisher
excerpt reprinted from NY Times
Vol. 9, No. 2 688
G. W. Hunter Latest Rope & Ring multiple knots appear on rope and ring in chosen knot, see also p. 711 Vol. 9, No. 2 689
Tony Cole Copy Cat two decks, performer puts one of his in the spectator's and vice versa, they both are placed next to their mates, see also p. 830 for comment by Roy Walton Vol. 9, No. 2 689
Karl Fulves Split Second two cards from two decks (same face, different backs) change place through tableVariations Vol. 9, No. 2 690
Karl Fulves Sticky Sleeve Steal double-sided tape on sleeve, arm comes to rest over deck Vol. 9, No. 2 690
Karl Fulves Remember Isis? divination of writing on pad, ring and glass sphere used in presentation, NCR paper, steel shim and magnet for impression device, writing stolen with magnet Vol. 9, No. 2 691
Harvey Rosenthal, Piet Forton The 5th Jack red Jacks put on table, top card of deck are also red Jack, tabled ones now black, all put on table, top card is another jack, cards on table are now Aces, see also p. 782 for improvementInspired by
  • trick of Piet Forton (see also Gus Southall and Francis Haxton variations in The New Pentagram)
Vol. 9, No. 2 692
Craig Milgrim False Cut double Charlier cut Vol. 9, No. 2 695
Bob Baxter Bobby Baxter's Addition gagInspired by Vol. 9, No. 2 695
Oscar Pladek Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel reply to Ed Marlo's letter on p. 679Related to Vol. 9, No. 2 695
Vincent Sabatino Ring & Spring routine with metal spring and ring prop
- Chop Stick Addition
see also p. 711 & p. 730 for comment by Ken Eastin, p. 756 for credit information by Ed Marlo, p. 792 for comment by Bob Eagle
Variations Vol. 9, No. 2 696
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Bulls Eye two pieces of paper, one with writing, spectator holds one in each hand, performer divines the hand with the writingInspired by
  • problem posed in "Private Journal" (Bob Lynn)
Variations
Vol. 9, No. 3 697
Karl Fulves Babel Frank Thompson lecture, Walter Graham, E. G. Brown Vol. 9, No. 3 698
Roy Walton The Magic Lesson "Two Down-Under Routines"
four selections from fifteen-card packet made and found with down-under deal
Vol. 9, No. 3 699
Karl Fulves Teaching the Future "Two Down-Under Routines"
spectator ends up with only card with an X on its back
Vol. 9, No. 3 699
Karl Fulves Step Right Up collection of proposition bets, see following entries Vol. 9, No. 3 700
Martin Gardner Parity Bet eleven cards on table with one free section, sliding task for spectator as bet Vol. 9, No. 3 700
Mel Stover Chess Bet see also p. 782 for additional information Vol. 9, No. 3 701
Ken Beale Odd/Even Bet play on words Vol. 9, No. 3 701
Unknown Checkerboard Bet tracing path in checkerboard Vol. 9, No. 3 701
Unknown The Nile River Bet does nile flow south or north, exploiting misprint Vol. 9, No. 3 701
Robert Connelly "Say Red" betting game whether next card is red Vol. 9, No. 3 702
Unknown Five Quick Bets see also p. 782 for credit information Vol. 9, No. 3 702
Karl Fulves A Dice Proposition Vol. 9, No. 3 702
Karl Fulves Stabbing Effect banded deck, joker apparently tossed between selections Vol. 9, No. 3 703
Karl Fulves, Derek Dingle Direct Lap Inspired by Vol. 9, No. 3 703
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 by
  • "The Deck That Cuts Itself" (Charles Jordan, Thirty Card Mysteries)
Related toVariations
Vol. 9, No. 3 704
Mitchell Dyszel Swindle Ring Vol. 9, No. 4 705
Karl Fulves Babel Kreskin, exorcism Vol. 9, No. 4 706
Cushing Strout Double Thot named card is only odd-backed card, then it changes into another selection, Chicago Opener, credits to Walter Gibson, Carlyle, George Sands Vol. 9, No. 4 707
Karl Fulves Rise using handkerchief, see also p. 786Inspired byVariations Vol. 9, No. 4 707
E. Leslie May Asulikeit a set of ESP cards is used to reveal chosen symbol, TTTCBE, multiple out, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson Vol. 9, No. 4 708
Karl Fulves Money in the Bank penny dropped in piggy bank, then it turns out that piggy bank has no slit, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin Johnson Vol. 9, No. 4 709
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Witchcraft by Walter B. Gibson Vol. 9, No. 4 709
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Tarbell 7 by Harry Lorayne Vol. 9, No. 4 709
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Windex by Roy Walton Vol. 9, No. 4 709
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Fickle Nickle by John Cornelius Vol. 9, No. 4 709
Martin Gardner Yin-Yang only high cards used, five cards dealt out in row, spectator marks them with either red/black, odd/even or high/low property, all cards divined, three-way gray code Vol. 9, No. 4 710
Jerry Fulton, Steve Bryant, Karl Fulves Etcetera on magazine Magick and mentalismRelated to Vol. 9, No. 4 710
Karl Fulves On Mental Magic and Uri Geller Vol. 9, No. 4 710
Robert E. Neale, Karl Fulves In the Mirror spectator writes number on mirror, performer on another mirror, numbers transpose in mirror writing, variation with words, see also p. 786 for comment by Reinhard Müller Vol. 9, No. 4 712
Karl Fulves Mirror Problem something manifests in infinite reflections of two faced mirrors, unclear, posed as problem Vol. 9, No. 4 712
Karl Fulves The Second Sam Schwartz Issue issue introduction Vol. 9, No. 5 713
Karl Fulves Babel Sarles, Uri Geller, Magigram, Paul Swinford, Kreskin poke on John Scarne Vol. 9, No. 5 714
George Blake Red or Black Force forcing one of the colors, "for me" Vol. 9, No. 5 714
Unknown Calculator Spelling spelling words with upside down calculatorRelated to Vol. 9, No. 5 714
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin JohnsonAlso published here Vol. 9, No. 5 715
Sam Schwartz Ring Flite Vol. 9, No. 5 715
Claude Crowe Blindfold Drive Idea Vol. 9, No. 5 717
Martin Kaplan, Robert Eagle Etcetera pirating of "Beam Shot", Kreskin effect with three glasses of liquid Vol. 9, No. 5 717
Joe Berg Thumb Coin Vanish as transformation into multiple small coinsRelated to Vol. 9, No. 5 717
Sam Schwartz Down & Under (Done Over) card chosen by cutting off cards, removing some of those into pocket, remembering card at position in rest, down-under deal location Vol. 9, No. 5 718
Sam Schwartz Lightning Link II - Lightning UnlinkInspired by Vol. 9, No. 5 719
Sam Schwartz Alchemy with Coins two copper and two sliver coins, transpositions and transformation, surprise appearance of handful of pennies, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin JohnsonAlso published here
  • "Alchemy with Coins" (Sam Schwartz, Linking Ring)
Vol. 9, No. 5 720
Tom Ellis Super Rise Loading Move, see p. 985 for Wesley James referenceRelated to Vol. 9, No. 6 721
John Benzais 11¢ Transpo transposition between marked penny and dime, spectator holds one coin under table Vol. 9, No. 6 721
Karl Fulves Babel movie "The Sting" and Scarne, "Sealed Card Rise", Kay-Gee Card Control Vol. 9, No. 6 722
Pete Biro Cup Chop - The Karate Acquitment
showing cup empty despite ball underneath
Related to Vol. 9, No. 6 723
Bill Taylor 7-16 down under deal, spectator's and performer's remaining cards predicted, game presentationInspired by Vol. 9, No. 6 723
Karl Fulves Retrospective column about hard to find tricks, comments on OOTW Vol. 9, No. 6 724
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme with face-up/face-down mix of twenty cards behind spectator's backRelated toVariationsAlso published here Vol. 9, No. 6 724
Karl Fulves Addenda handling variationInspired by Vol. 9, No. 6 725
Martin Gardner, Clayton Rawson Further Ideas Inspired by Vol. 9, No. 6 726
Martin Gardner Slop Shuffle Separation red black separation, credited to GardnerRelated to Vol. 9, No. 6 726
Edward Marlo Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel reply to Oscar PladekRelated to Vol. 9, No. 6 726
Karl Fulves Okito Notes Part 5 intro Vol. 9, No. 6 727
Karl Fulves Hook Coin + Okito Box three coins in box, one penetrates, playing card used in handling Vol. 9, No. 6 727
Karl Fulves Thru The Table single coin through table, playing card used in handling Vol. 9, No. 6 727
Karl Fulves Half Shell + Okito Box sliding shell Vol. 9, No. 6 727
Sydney Bergson, John Holland, Bob Bruning, George Kimery, Eric Kaufman Etcetera Related to Vol. 9, No. 6 728
Karl Fulves Modified Boston Boxes Vol. 9, No. 6 729
Karl Fulves John Cornelius Issue issue intro Vol. 9, No. 7 731
Karl Fulves Babel Dai Vernon, Skinner on Tonight Show, Houdini, George Daily, Doug Henning's "The Magic Show", lengthening fingers in candle by Ali Kasim Dheen (anecdote from Sphinx) Vol. 9, No. 7 732
John Cornelius S=C2 silver coin placed in hand, two copper coins come out, ends clean Vol. 9, No. 7 733
John Cornelius Magnetic Fork powerful magnet below table makes fork magnetic above tableRelated to Vol. 9, No. 7 733
John Cornelius Gotcha! - Sleight Of Foot gag for "coin brushed under foot" in which it is not there at the endRelated toVariations Vol. 9, No. 7 735
John Cornelius Gotcha! - Invisible Downs Palm coin position that allows to display hand more freely, as magician's gag Vol. 9, No. 7 735
John Cornelius Slow Motion Coin Vanish see also p. 786 for credit informationVariations Vol. 9, No. 7 736
John Cornelius No Theft anti-theft device for car Vol. 9, No. 7 738
Robin Robertson, Kenn Eastin, Michael Lewis, Dan Mayer, Arthur Karas, Forrest Norman Etcetera Vol. 9, No. 7 738
John Cornelius Phantom Cigarette miming cigarette, it appears, thread hook-up, rubber cigarette, see also p. 786 for note by Lu Brent Vol. 9, No. 7 739
John Cornelius Fold-a-Card in quarters, while spreading through deck with faces towards performer Vol. 9, No. 7 740
Karl Fulves Sample Effect folded blank card changes into signed selection, optional with paper clip Vol. 9, No. 7 740
Al Mann The Griffin Envelope Switch switching two signed envelopes secretly with stack, used for prediction in which spectator's billet is used as actual prediction Vol. 9, No. 8 741
Karl Fulves Babel Psychics, Uri Geller, Nixon, Eddie Joseph died, Al Flosso, "The Endless Octave" acoustical illusion Vol. 9, No. 8 742
Sam Dalal Double Vision two cards predicted on paper slips, using ballpoint pen with pencil lead, mirage deckAlso published here
  • Magigram (Rough-Smooth part, by Sam Dalal)
Vol. 9, No. 8 743
Al Mann Instant Mindreader Vol. 9, No. 8 744
Ronald B. Edwards Even Money World Inspired by Vol. 9, No. 8 745
Jeff Busby 2nd Thot spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffleInspired byRelated to Vol. 9, No. 8 746
Karl Fulves Knot Possible knot tied in loop of rope, in the end the knot drops off as ring, three phasesInspired by
  • Milbourne Christophe Routine in The Sphinx
Vol. 9, No. 8 746
Wesley James, Noel Coughlin The James-Coughlin List list of words that can be read as words upside down on a calculator, see also p. 786 Vol. 9, No. 8 748
Karl Fulves Speak Up phone number converted to "psychic equivalent" with calculator, this number called and something divined, see also p. 815 for comment by J. BensonInspired by Vol. 9, No. 8 748
Karl Fulves Pocket Calculators intro to some effects Vol. 9, No. 8 749
Karl Fulves You're In The Army upside down number to word gag Vol. 9, No. 8 749
Martin Gardner Strange Bedfellows upside down number to word gag Vol. 9, No. 8 749
Rick Johnsson It's Delete-Ful sum prediction, using calculator ruse, see also p. 815 for comment by Ronald Herman Vol. 9, No. 8 749
Karl Fulves Mathemagic intro Vol. 9, No. 8 750
H. R. Fisher The Slide Rule Trick spectator does some actions with slide ruler, performer in the end divines the number he started withRelated to Vol. 9, No. 8 750
L. Vosburgh Lyons Add and Subtract number thing with desk calculator Vol. 9, No. 8 750
Dave Ossip Royal Marriages matching with the four Queens and Kings, down-under dealInspired by Vol. 9, No. 9 751
Karl Fulves Babel Phil Houghton, on Joseph K. Schmidt and how he works, Uri Geller demonstration on TV show "Not For Women Only", Edward Levy Vol. 9, No. 9 752
Emil Loew Educated Envelope switch envelope, thought-cards-across applicationRelated to Vol. 9, No. 9 753
Emil Loew, Karl Fulves Other Applications of the "Educated Envelope"Related to Vol. 9, No. 9 754
Jerry K. Hartman Poker III slightly elaborated handling, re-dealingInspired by Vol. 9, No. 9 754
David (Foote) Drake Squeeze Rise rubber ballRelated toVariations Vol. 9, No. 9 755
Ed Balducci Impromptu Levitation with presentation angle by Martin Gardner (reaching up)Related to Vol. 9, No. 9 755
Herb Zarrow, John E. Mintz Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel more credit claimsRelated to Vol. 9, No. 9 757
Dave Ossip Casual Cull Displacement spreading over cards in right hand Vol. 9, No. 9 758
Sam Dalal, Marvin Johnson Etcetera Vol. 9, No. 9 758
Sam Dalal Drop Out Solution Inspired by Vol. 9, No. 9 758
Arthur Hill Mental Mate deck shuffled face-up/face-down, spectator counts to number (ignoring face-up cards), then performer, the cards match Vol. 9, No. 9 759
Steve Freeman, Derek Dingle Slow Motion Coin Vanish II Inspired byRelated toVariations Vol. 9, No. 9 760
Karl Fulves, Robert Parrish Robert Parrish folio intro Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 762
Oscar Weigle Prologue on Robert Parrish Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 762
Robert Parrish Mental Opener spectator names number and that card is counted to face-up, number and card predicted, mirage deck, miscalling number Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 763
Eric Williams Forcing from Mirage Deck counting face-up Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 763
Robert Parrish Mysterious Casket borrowed unknown item put in wooden box and covered with paper bag, performer describes i Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 764
Robert Parrish Great Slate Test chosen card divined on slate and duplicate writing appears on another slate, repeated with random name written down by spectatorInspired by
  • Laurie Ireland's "Three Slate Routines" (1930s)
Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 765
Robert Parrish Floating Table seance type Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 767
Robert Parrish Stole Steal two bowls of water produced from stole of assistant Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 768
Robert Parrish Bull's Eye II spectator draws something on one of two slips of paper, both are mixed on table, performer divines the slip with writing and then its contentInspired by Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 770
Robert Parrish Picture ESP slate as mirrorAlso published here Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 770
Robert Parrish Cups & Coins four different coins and cups, spectator drops coin in any cup, under cup is prediction of that coin, bottomless paper cupsRelated to
  • Don Nielsen problem in New Phoenix #397
Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 771
Robert Parrish, Theo "Okito" Bamberg Torn Paper Enigma torn and restored cigarette paper, pieces impaled on needle/hat pinInspired by
  • Vynn Boyer's torn & restored cigarette paper (Hugard's Magic Monthly, Dec. 1957)
Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 772
Robert Parrish Hat Pin Switch Related to Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 773
John Goodrum Epilogue on Robert Parrish Vol. 9, No. 9th Folio 774
Gene Finnell Needle And Thread thread on needle, needle pierced through handkerchief while spectator holds thread ends, needle penetrates thread, and back on Vol. 9, No. 10 775
Karl Fulves Babel Dick Gustafson, "Chaos" ad in New Phoenix, J.W. Sarles died Vol. 9, No. 10 776
Martin Gardner Fish Layout Puzzle Vol. 9, No. 10 776
Roger Crabtree 14 Carats probabilistic force of vegetable "carrot" Vol. 9, No. 10 777
Jack Potter Prophet by Post card predicted by sending letter to host previously Vol. 9, No. 10 777
Victor Farelli Coin Toss Card Force forcing one card out of three, see p. 863 for credit information by Jack PotterRelated to
  • "Magic Wand" No. 206, June-sept 1945, p. 68
Vol. 9, No. 10 777
Francis Haxton Aces to Go Variations Vol. 9, No. 10 777
Sam Aaronson Cups and Balls see also p. 780 for note by Mike Rogers, p. 863 for Al Cohn credit by Richard Stride, p. 1053 for comment by Milton TroppRelated to Vol. 9, No. 10 778
Sam Aaronson The Basic Sleight false transfer Vol. 9, No. 10 778
Sam Aaronson The Basic Loading Move Vol. 9, No. 10 778
Martin Gardner Coin to Cuff marked coin travels down to cuff, two methods, one with secret tube slide and one impromptu Vol. 9, No. 10 780
Martin Gardner On "Drop Out" solution to Fulves's problemInspired by Vol. 9, No. 10 782
Jerry Fulton, Victor Marsh, John Bethel, Karl Fulves Etcetera about magazine MagickRelated to Vol. 9, No. 10 782
Robert E. Neale 5-Second Rice rice in double Foo-Can, tube that is open on both ends and rice does not fall out when poured into it and also not when turned over, but on turning back it does, with notes by Karl Fulves Vol. 9, No. 10 783
Conrad C. Bush Complete Circle three ropes tied into loops, they then form one big loop, then repeat and the big loop is actually one ropeRelated to Vol. 9, No. 10 784
Wilbur T. Kattner Tarot Trick Nasick magic square with sixteen tarot cardsRelated to Vol. 9, No. 11 785
Karl Fulves Babel Uri Geller and NASA research, John Scarne on Today Show, beginners in magic & personality development, David Roth Vol. 9, No. 11 786
James G. Thompson Jr. No Way two spectators decide on a number up to 25, first spectator counts down to that card in half the deck, performer writes down two cards, second spectator counts down, both cards match prediction Vol. 9, No. 11 787
Orville Wayne Meyer Tossed II three-way forcing deck instead of one-way, see p. 863 for comment by Peter Warlock, p. 985 for comment by Jerry FultonInspired byRelated to Vol. 9, No. 11 787
Karl Fulves Retrospective column about hard to find tricks, Larsen & Wright in this case, excerpt from "Random Conceptions with Cards" Vol. 9, No. 11 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #1 three Aces dealt on one half, one on the other, then there are three on the second and three Aces on the first halfAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #2 done one-handedAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Scoop-Up Addition/Switch with multiple cardsAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #3 no-palmAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright False-Count Cover spectator and performer count simultaneouslyAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #4 backs change from red to blue, cards become blank and back to normalAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 789
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #5 two cards change, Two Card Monte sequence with impromptu double backerAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 790
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #6 packet of cards put under handkerchief, pulled away, cards have vanished, in sleeveAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 790
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #7 cards openly separated into suits, then shuffled together fairly with riffle shuffle, yet red-black colors remain separatedAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 790
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #8 cards openly separated into suits, then reds shuffled together and blacks, halves put together, they magically mixAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Vol. 9, No. 11 791
Karl Fulves Cup & Ball Technique Vol. 9, No. 11 791
Karl Fulves Speedball featuring hand-to-hand transfer of ball with cup Vol. 9, No. 11 791
Obie O'Brien, Robert Eagle Etcetera reply re "Obie's $5 Card Trick"Related to Vol. 9, No. 11 792
Tenkai Ishida Tenkai Pennies Transfer pointing Vol. 9, No. 11 793
Rick Johnsson Simplex Triumph Related to Vol. 9, No. 11 793
Rick Johnsson Tenkai Turnover Variation Vol. 9, No. 11 793
Rick Johnsson, Karl Fulves 3 Quick Tricks intro Vol. 9, No. 11 794
Rick Johnsson The Hidden Persuader Vol. 9, No. 11 794
Rick Johnsson Kamikazee Koins one of two coins (copper and silver) penetrates table, see p. 786 for credit informationInspired byRelated to
  • "Invisible Transportation" (Felix Greenfield, Linking Ring, Feb. 1968)
Vol. 9, No. 11 794
John Braun Stewart Judah folio intro Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 795
Stewart Judah Aces & Jacks three Jacks transpose with three Aces one at a timeRelated toVariations Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 796
Unknown Secret Addition and Switch partial Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 796
Paul Swinford Drop-Off Switch partial Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 798
Stewart Judah Lightning Strikes Thrice three numbers and totals arrived at with blank cards, they are all identical, see p. 1053 for note by Johnnie Murray Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 798
Unknown Small Packet Fan Weave Shuffle Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 799
Stewart Judah Thieves & Sheep credit information, labels stuck on coins Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 800
Stewart Judah Substitution Trunk card case prop with flap, card inside and outside transposeVariations Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 804
Stewart Judah Metamorphic Sponge routine with ball-to-cube item Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 805
Stewart Judah McDonald Aces three double facers Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 807
Stewart Judah Repeater - Part One (Biddle Trick)
- Part Two (sucker version of Part One)
Vol. 9, No. 10th Folio (Part One) 808
Paul Swinford Octo octahedral die with symbols, chosen symbol divinedInspired by Vol. 9, No. 12 809
Karl Fulves Babel Fulves lecture, Crandall, John Scarne anecdotes Vol. 9, No. 12 810
Karl Fulves Predelection spectator makes cross on slate with chalk on list, location is felt behind back Vol. 9, No. 12 810
Joel Moskowitz Gypsy Coin coin vanishes and reappears in hand Vol. 9, No. 12 811
Robert E. Neale A Trick with Sandpaper two pieces of sandpaper are folded together, performer can pull them apart but spectator cannot
- Thumb Variation
- Lock Position
- Warnings
Vol. 9, No. 12 811
Ronald Zollweg, Roger Crabtree, Ronald Herman, J. Benson Etcetera Vol. 9, No. 12 815
Ronald Zollweg On Cuffing Inspired by Vol. 9, No. 12 815
George Sands Criss Cross Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
credit information, see also p. 812 for Marlo claim
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Unbeatable" (George Sands, Sep. 1951, p. 14)
Vol. 9, No. 12 816
Karl Fulves Dynamic Duo two spectators each take a card from half the deck from performer's pocket, both written on slips of paper by performer Vol. 9, No. 12 817
Roy Walton Once Upon A Time.... Jack and Queen of Hearts removed and put under handkerchief, Jack transforms into rubber frogVariations Vol. 9, No. 12 818
Karl Fulves Mind Echo spectator writes memory on slip of paper which is torn and burnt, medium in other room divines it Vol. 10, No. 1 819
Karl Fulves Something Bright "Problems", green light bulb in handkerchief lights and turns red when held over selected card, posed as problem, see p. 874 for credit information Vol. 10, No. 1 820
Karl Fulves Grimoire "Problem", selected page from book audibly tears itself and rises, posed as problem Vol. 10, No. 1 820
Karl Fulves Timed Release "Problem", slotted coin shoots out other coin in glass, Copentro-style, posed as problem Vol. 10, No. 1 820
Karl Fulves Babel Slydini, George Cook Vol. 10, No. 1 820
Don Nielsen Dice Cup dice chop cup, used for visual die through cupRelated to Vol. 10, No. 1 821
Karl Fulves Dice Problem two dice underneath cup, coin vanished and reappears between dice under cup, posed as problemRelated toVariations Vol. 10, No. 1 821
Karl Fulves Color Blind no-palm handling of Criss Cross, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it, see p. 1053 for commentInspired by Vol. 10, No. 1 822
Karl Fulves Introduction regarding tenth year of publication Vol. 10, No. 2 823
Karl Fulves Noel Randi escape failure at Houdini Festival, David Hoy, The Blueprint, Pabular Vol. 10, No. 2 824
Unknown Calculator Gag "SHELL OIL" spelled out Vol. 10, No. 2 824
Lewis Ganson Lewis Ganson Explains intro about Fred Lowe, followed by Dice Stack routine Vol. 10, No. 2 825
Fred Lowe Dice Stack routine written by Lewis Ganson, elaborate with divided cup, magnets, two dice towers from one cup
- Unfaked Cup
- Faked Cup
- First Routine
- The Eventual Routine
Variations Vol. 10, No. 2 825
Sid Lorraine 4 Girls & a Janitor patter for Walton's "Chameleon Cards"Inspired by Vol. 10, No. 2 828
Martin Gardner With Magnets picking up metal things with match, see also p. 834 for clarification, p. 874 for obtaining magnetsRelated to Vol. 10, No. 2 829
Cushing Strout Speaking of Spells setting up for the referenced spelling tricks with location routineInspired by Vol. 10, No. 2 829
Roy Walton, Philip T. Goldstein Etcetera Vol. 10, No. 2 830
Roy Walton Subconscious Poker Handling re-dealingInspired by Vol. 10, No. 2 830
Philip T. Goldstein Impromptu Haunted Deck Version Inspired by Vol. 10, No. 2 830
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part One longer article on using calculators
- Forward
- General Patter Outline
Vol. 10, No. 2 832
Al Mann Golden Digits two people with office machines/calculators on stage, numbers called out and added, two numbers thought of and added, prediction on slate
- First Method
- Revised Method
Vol. 10, No. 2 832
Rick Johnsson Bottoms Up three coins penetrate through table upwards, visibly appearing in upside down plastic beer glass, slot in glass
- The Mug Move
- The Routine
- Notes
see p. 1053 for vague Dick Zimmerman credit
Vol. 10, No. 3 833
Karl Fulves Babel Sid Lorraine, machine-produced music, Lu Brent, Jack Chanin, IBM lecture on the magazine, Spellbinder, Slydini lecture Vol. 10, No. 3 834
Karl Fulves Removable Flap Dice Cup ideaInspired by Vol. 10, No. 3 834
Roy Walton Future Shock card predicted by cards with same suit and value, with impromptu version Vol. 10, No. 3 835
Henry Christ A Trick of Henry Christ three cards, values added up, one card put on table and other two on top and bottom, tabled card changes to Jack with pseudo-mathematical presentationAlso published here
  • The Linking Ring, Oct. 1943
Vol. 10, No. 3 837
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part Two more on calculators and addition machines Vol. 10, No. 3 838
Al Mann Alpha And Omega several spectators call out three-digit-numbers, total predicted, using calculator Vol. 10, No. 3 838
Al Mann 1001 Mysteries on multiplying with 1001 Vol. 10, No. 3 838
Al Mann The Phantom Digits number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number Vol. 10, No. 3 838
Al Mann The Five-Digit Phantom number multiplied with two other known numbers, total named, performer immediately names original number Vol. 10, No. 3 840
Cushing Strout, Jerry Fulton Etcetera Vol. 10, No. 3 840
Karl Fulves Zero Gee Lunaball (scientific toy), light metal sphere with magnetic outer surface, close-up levitationRelated to Vol. 10, No. 3 841
Max Malini Malini's Chink-A-Chink sugar cubes, see p. 1053 for John Thompson creditRelated to
  • Daley Notebook #589
Vol. 10, No. 3 842
Karl Fulves Stewart Judah folio intro Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 843
Stewart Judah Six-Card Stunner prediction on blank card matches free choice of sixInspired by
  • "Pre-Cardiction" (Aldini, marketed by Joe Berg)
Variations
Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 844
Paul Swinford The Swinford Version prediction on blank card matches free choice of sixInspired by Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 845
Stewart Judah, Paul Swinford Sack/Judah Dice Inspired by Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 847
Stewart Judah Pins & Cord string through spectator's wrist, string looped with two safety pins, four phasesInspired by Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 850
Stewart Judah Jack's Gone fan of three cards shown, center card turns over, then changes to blank card, see also p. 856Inspired by
  • "The Bashful Queen" (Joe Berg)
Related to
Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 851
Stewart Judah Billiards Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 852
Stewart Judah Penta-Match match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates itInspired by Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 853
Unknown Draw Poker Demonstration "Quick Trix", with eighteen cards Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 855
Unknown Half-Card Transpo "Quick Trix", half cards transpose, double facer Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 855
Stewart Judah No-Clue Locator Inspired by
  • "No Clue Card Miracle" (Gerald Kosky)
Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 855
Stewart Judah Decoy Dice six cards used, two dice rolled and selection made via countingInspired by
  • "Scarne on Card Tricks", p. 210
Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 855
Unknown Choice & Chance Related to Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 856
Unknown Number Affinity spectator does some calculation, predicted Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 856
U. F. Grant Bill in Nest of Envelopes Related to Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 856
Karl Fulves Credits information on Judah's tricks in the Folios Vol. 10, No. 10th Folio (Part Two) 856
John Scarne Card Thru Hank Vol. 10, No. 4 857
Karl Fulves Babel David Roth, mirror image numbers puzzle, Die Box anecdote Vol. 10, No. 4 858
Jon von Gillern Drop Cop "Two with Coins"
playing card on glass, coin on top, other glass on top, card pulled out, coin drops in lower glass and changes to copper
Related to Vol. 10, No. 4 859
John Carney Penny-trate "Two with Coins"
penny between two half dollars in Okito box put on hand, penny penetrates box and hand, two methods
Vol. 10, No. 4 859
Joseph K. Schmidt JKSpell packet, progressive spelling set-up, see also p. 864 for credit informationInspired by
  • "Magic Spell" (Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct. 1946, p. 259)
Vol. 10, No. 4 861
Al Mann Thinking Machines - Part Three more on calculators and addition machines Vol. 10, No. 4 862
Al Mann Psychic Calculator three chosen numbers put into three calculators, all sums divined Vol. 10, No. 4 862
Al Mann Adithot Improved sixteen digits in square formation, added, sum predicted
- The Calculator Version
Inspired by
  • "Adithot" (Swami)
Vol. 10, No. 4 862
Orville Wayne Meyer Tossed II Variation not mentioning last card in tossed-out deck for optional direct mindreading finaleRelated to Vol. 10, No. 4 863
Ed Schuman, Kenn Eastin, George Price, Bob Pearce Etcetera Vol. 10, No. 4 864
Karl Fulves White Line Problem no-touch condition definition, spectator upjogs four-of-a-kind and then removes one, performer divines it, two handlings, using different red backs in one deckRelated to Vol. 10, No. 4 865
Marvin Johnson Re-Opened Prediction two methods Vol. 10, No. 4 866
Slydini On The Gambler's Knot performer demonstrates knot in slow-motion, spectator cannot duplicate it Vol. 10, No. 5 867
Karl Fulves Babel Joseph Dunninger died, with newspaper clippingRelated to Vol. 10, No. 5 868
Roy Walton LeFong, Jr. card chosen by shaking three dice in matchbox and noting card at this position, shuffled, again dice shaken and selection at this positionRelated to Vol. 10, No. 5 869
Joseph Dunninger Trick Sugar sugar cube thrown in bowl of water, it first sinks but then rises back to surface, chemical Vol. 10, No. 5 869
Karl Fulves With The Transfer "Okito Box Notes Nr. 6"
marked penny appears inside Okito Box, no turnover move
Vol. 10, No. 5 870
Karl Fulves The Slot Box "Okito Box Notes Nr. 6"
with slot at bottom through which a coin can slide in and out
Vol. 10, No. 5 871
Karl Fulves Slot Coin/Slot Box "Okito Box Notes Nr. 6"
combining slotted coin and box
Vol. 10, No. 5 871
Karl Fulves Nokito Box "Okito Box Notes Nr. 6"
more on the bottomless Okito Box, with brass ring combination, coin through hand combination
Vol. 10, No. 5 872
Arthur Hill Numbers Up deck of number cards, design duplication on two cards, mirror in lap Vol. 10, No. 5 872
Unknown The Roterberg Excelsior Card Change Related to Vol. 10, No. 5 875
Charles Waller Shrinking Card one of three cards shrinks Vol. 10, No. 5 876
Karl Fulves Harvey Rosenthal Issue (Part One) folio intro Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 877
Harvey Rosenthal Gaining Interest coin from dollar bill, many displays Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 878
Harvey Rosenthal Rolling Silver coin from dollar bill, many displays Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 879
Unknown Edge Grip with rolled bill tube between fingers Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 880
Karl Fulves Folding Coin Gag for magicians, using welded obvious folding coin Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 880
Harvey Rosenthal Money Trap producing a coin from between two cards, many displays Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 881
Karl Fulves Sidelines comments on previous routines Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 882
Harvey Rosenthal Misdirection Vanish sleeving from closed hand Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 883
Harvey Rosenthal Jacket Sleeve Miracle coin rolled into jacket sleeve near shoulder and vanishes, ditch in breast pocket, also as transformation or transpo
- The Vanish
- Miracle Coin Change
- Copper Silver Transpo
Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 884
Harvey Rosenthal The Wallet Subtlety bill removed from wallet, then coin produced from bill, way to get coin under bill Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 886
Harvey Rosenthal Perfect Passe-Passe two pennies on table, one travels across Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 887
Harvey Rosenthal Coin sticks to Hand with credit information Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 887
Karl Fulves Sidelines comments on previous routines Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #1 888
Karl Fulves Harvey Rosenthal Issue (Part Two) folio intro Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 889
Harvey Rosenthal Subtle Coin Steal palming a coin from a groupRelated to Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 890
Harvey Rosenthal Spellbound three changesRelated to Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 891
Harvey Rosenthal Half-Dollar Flight one coin in each hand, one travels across, Tenkai Pennies alternativeVariations Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 892
Harvey Rosenthal Oil and Quarters three copper and three silver coins alternately put in one hand, one type travels to other handVariations Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 893
Richard Himber Himber Visual Retention Coin Vanish extended fourth finger, here as click pass Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 894
Karl Fulves Notes By Fulves three copper and three silver coins alternately put in one hand, one type travels through tableInspired byRelated to Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 895
Karl Fulves Sidelines comments on previous routines, tip of the iceberg theory Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 895
Karl Fulves Ring Travel using ring instead of coinInspired by Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 895
Harvey Rosenthal Silver Shadow coin wrapped in handkerchief, ball of silver pulled through handkerchief, glass disc remains in handkerchief, then changes back to silver coin when rubbed against silver foil Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 896
Harvey Rosenthal HR Turnover Change Inspired byVariations Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 897
Harvey Rosenthal Spellbound Handling foil rubbed against coinInspired by
  • "Transmutation" (Edward Victor, My Favorite Close-Up Trick, p. 32)
Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 897
Harvey Rosenthal, Karl Fulves Oil To Water two copper and silver coins alternated in Okito box, then all change to silver Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 898
Harvey Rosenthal Banish nickel and penny on table, covered with hands, one travels across, repeat, then chosen coin travels table, then both covered with card, one travels across, two coins joined with thread Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 899
Karl Fulves Sidelines comments on previous routines Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 900
Karl Fulves C/S Switch-In Inspired by Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #2 900
Karl Fulves Harvey Rosenthal Issue (Part Three) folio intro Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 901
Karl Fulves On Coin Magic vs. Card Magic Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 901
Harvey Rosenthal Purse Swindle coin in hand transposes with coin in purse
- Compounding The Swindle
Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 902
Harvey Rosenthal Rosenthal Loading Move "Loads/Palms/Steals" Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 904
Jack Miller Jack Miller Palm "Loads/Palms/Steals"
finger palm, Ramsay subtlety
Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 904
Karl Fulves Fulves Coin Steal "Loads/Palms/Steals" Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 904
Harvey Rosenthal Ring and Spring routine with metal spring and ring with pen, four phases
- Seated/Standing Notes
Inspired by Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 905
Karl Fulves Sidelines comments on previous routines Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 907
Harvey Rosenthal Rosenthal Backclip getting in and out Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 908
Harvey Rosenthal A Treatise - The 1953 Routine coins across with two copper and two silver coins Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 909
Unknown Han Ping Chien brief Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 909
Harvey Rosenthal The 1954 Routine coins across with two copper and two silver coins, two methods Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 910
Harvey Rosenthal Pop-Up Move Handling with two coins Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 910
Harvey Rosenthal The 1955 Routine hand steal Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 911
Harvey Rosenthal The 1956 Routine Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 911
Harvey Rosenthal The 1957 Coins Thru Table two copper and two silver coins, silver coins penetrate table, three phases Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #3 912
Slydini Slydini On Colorvision two phases, die vanishes from box Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 913
Karl Fulves Sidelines on the Close-Up Folios Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 914
Randy Jahier Ultimate Okito Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 915
Mitchell Dyszel Silks To Go "Thumb Trix"
two silks vanish in fist, with wand
Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 917
Mitchell Dyszel The Stretching Silk "Thumb Trix" Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 917
David Bornstein Progressive Elevator Inspired by Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 918
David Bornstein Modified Jordan Count Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 918
Howard Hamburg Ring Flight ring transforms into key case with ring inside Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 919
Derek Dingle Han Ping Chien out of Shell onto spectator's hand Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 921
Philip T. Goldstein Colors in Sequence - Aces And Jacks Jr. Ace to Three of Clubs and Hearts, transpose one at a timeInspired by Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 922
Philip T. Goldstein Relative Interchange Ace to Four of clubs and indifferent cards, transpose one at a timeInspired by Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 922
Derek Dingle Coins Thru the Hand - Stand-Up Coins Thru The Table
- In The Spectator's Hand Version (coins penetrate performer's hand and drop into spectator's hand)
Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 924
Derek Dingle Shell Un-Nesting Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 924
Larry Jennings Shell Un-Nesting Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4 924
Ken Krenzel 4-Ring Routine two single ring and one pair of linked ringsInspired by Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 925
Karl Fulves Sidelines on props in close-up magic Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 926
Karl Fulves 52-Card Monte gag presentation with two single cards and rest of deck as third card, color changing deck kickerInspired by
  • Bob Still's Monte Routine
Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 927
Karl Fulves Chink-a-Chink Ideas puzzle pieces gather and assemble themselves, different versions, no methods given Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 929
Karl Fulves Psychik Dice rolling an eight and six with two dice before two sevens, odds apparently beaten, see also p. 926 Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 930
Karl Fulves Fadeaway coin on table covered with playing card, coin vanishes
- Fade-Away I
- Fade Away III
- Fade Away IV
- Fade Away V
Variations Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 931
Slydini Fade Away II coin on table covered with playing card, coin vanishesInspired by Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 931
Karl Fulves Omega Aces five cards, four indifferent cards and an Ace, change to all Aces, two put in deck turn over, they change back color, two other Aces as well Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 933
Karl Fulves Omega Count five as five, hiding two faces and backs Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 933
Bob Elliott Slippery Silver coin balanced on thumb changes into another coin, slippery sam shell / half-shell, one-handed spellbound Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 935
Martin Gardner Penetrating Matches match through match between fingers Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5 936
Cardini Cardini's Rising Card floats up into hand, write-up by Milton Tropp Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #6 937