Written by Jon Racherbaumer

Work of Various

99 pages (Hardcover), published by Danny Korem

Language: English

(91 entries)


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Edward Marlo The Predetermined Hour clock trick, selection divined, hour predicted as card value, including four impromptu versionsVariationsAlso published here Vol. 1, No. 1 1
Edward Marlo Another Elevator three cardsRelated to Vol. 1, No. 1 2
Unknown Three as Ace Misshow Vol. 1, No. 1 2
William Zavis Up the Sleeve Again card in sleeve appears on pack, in sleeve is now selection, new handlingInspired by Vol. 1, No. 1 3
Roy Walton Ten Paces to the Right selection ten cards away from face-up Ten spot, faro (see page 8 for non-faro suggestion by J. Stewart Smith), see page 16 for correctionInspired by Vol. 1, No. 1 4
G. W. Hunter The Gypsy Switch switching small item when wrapping it in handkerchief, for credits and sources see page 24Also published here Vol. 1, No. 1 5
Marvin Johnson Easy Thievery Thieves and Sheep handling, two copper/silver coins, see page 16 for credits Vol. 1, No. 1 7
Roland Hurley The De-Materializing Coin chinese coin with square hole and half dollar with round hole transpose, then holes transposeInspired by Vol. 1, No. 2 9
Mike Rogers Still Avid color changing back kicker Vol. 1, No. 2 10
Charles Aste Jr. Tilt Subtlety striking center cards, often credited to Schwarzman Vol. 1, No. 2 10
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious related to "Coming Up in the World", see correction on page 34Related to Vol. 1, No. 2 11
Edward Marlo Marlo One-Hand Crimp bottom left corner with base of thumb Vol. 1, No. 2 12
Edward Marlo Placement Control crimp, basically tabled version of Vernon's PlacementInspired by Vol. 1, No. 2 13
Edward Marlo Pull Down Substitute thumb base Vol. 1, No. 2 13
Eddie Fields The Farcical Force bold Vol. 1, No. 2 13
Sam Schwartz Working Against Time egg timer with miniature card on bottom used, card under egg timer change into selection with "the card under the timer" lineRelated to Vol. 1, No. 2 14
Matt Corin The Cannibal Cards routine claimed by Wesley James, see referencesRelated to Vol. 1, No. 2 15
Mike Rogers Six to One six coins put in hand transform into one different coin, clip Vol. 1, No. 3 17
Sam Aaronson, Walter Rollins, Mike Rogers Modified Aaronson-Rollins Coin Clip Vol. 1, No. 3 17
Mike Rogers Lapping Move item "parked" on table Vol. 1, No. 3 18
David Solomon Second Power Poker & Lead-In aces travel to top, odd-backed aces stacked in deck, transform into Royal Flush (that now has odd backs) and others get good hands (Power Poker originally Talisman 1/11)Inspired by Vol. 1, No. 3 18
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Transposition card peeked in upper half is secretly transferred to lower half, three methodsRelated to Vol. 1, No. 3 20
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Fingertip Tenkai Steal card peeked in upper half is stolen Vol. 1, No. 3 20
Edward Marlo Silent Gypsy four copper coins transpose with 4 silver coins, using handkerchief, solid stack Vol. 1, No. 3 23
Father Cyprian Slap Jack two face-up jacks far apart travel around selection, two methodsRelated to Vol. 1, No. 3 23
Milton Kort The O-Kort-o Box Rides Again stack of half dollars changes into dimes in box, hollow stack, O-Kort-o or Okito box Vol. 1, No. 4 25
Edward Marlo Lead-in Ace Cutting Vol. 1, No. 4 25
Roger Klause New Theory Coins Across two ahead, shell Vol. 1, No. 4 26
Roger Klause Fist Steal in Tenkai Pinch Related to Vol. 1, No. 4 26
Jon Racherbaumer Last-Minute Departure Inspired byRelated toVariations Vol. 1, No. 4 28
Edward Marlo Delayed Atfus Vol. 1, No. 4 29
Edward Marlo Variations of K. M. Move Force variations, slip forceInspired by Vol. 1, No. 4 30
Art Altman Art Altman's Handling slip forceInspired by Vol. 1, No. 4 31
Edward Marlo, S. W. Erdnase Marnase False Cut also as slip cutRelated toVariations Vol. 1, No. 4 32
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Pressed Between signed card pressed from top to center between sandwich cardsRelated toVariations Vol. 1, No. 4 33
Brother John Hamman Deck in Parvo case shrinks, for credits for gaff see page 50 Vol. 1, No. 5 35
Lin Searles Reversal Track card reverses itself and its value is used to count to selection, match occurs along the wayRelated to Vol. 1, No. 5 37
Lin Searles Christ Force Handling Vol. 1, No. 5 37
Edward Marlo The Elusive Jacks black jacks change to red jacks, blacks reversed in deck, spectator locates reds againInspired by Vol. 1, No. 5 38
Roy Walton Right Number two mates find mate of selection, faro & stay stack Vol. 1, No. 5 39
Roland Hurley The Midas Touch two dollars, quarter & dime change into gold coins, purse & 1.35 gimmick Vol. 1, No. 5 40
Edward Marlo Marlo's Phantom Deck red-blue rough-smooth deck
- First Effect: spectator stops at only odd-backed card, Open Prediction with backs
- Second Effect: thought of card has odd back
- Third Effect: touched card has odd back
Vol. 1, No. 6 43
Unknown Face-up Classic Force any touched card is odd-backed Vol. 1, No. 6 44
Edward Marlo Double Out named card is either missing or odd-backed Vol. 1, No. 6 45
Edward Marlo Impromptu X-Ray Deck four selections returned to deck, performer names them, two methods, inspired by Daley's "Electronic Vision" (Linking Ring, April 1951) Vol. 1, No. 6 45
Edward Marlo One Spectator D.M. Vol. 1, No. 6 47
Edward Marlo, Bill Simon To Set Up combination of two referenced Bill Simon effectsInspired by Vol. 1, No. 6 48
Edward Marlo For the Color Blind card with binary marks chosen from one deck is shuffled to top via faros in stacked second deck, badly explained Vol. 1, No. 6 49
Roger Klause Tabled Transpo Plus two copper 1 silver with Okito boxRelated to Vol. 1, No. 7 51
Edward Marlo, Roger Klause Pop up Move Vol. 1, No. 7 52
Brother John Hamman Underground Transposition Related toVariations Vol. 1, No. 7 52
Bob Veeser, Brother John Hamman Veeser Concept Vol. 1, No. 7 53
Larry Jennings O. Henry Find deuces sandwich selection, then deuces change into two selections, see also J. K. Hartman's way to get into on page 81Related to Vol. 1, No. 7 53
Unknown Cut Reverse from Royal Road Vol. 1, No. 7 54
Edward Marlo X Marks the Spot unknown card is marked with X on back, spectator selects it from face, correction for "X Deck" (Phoenix #296)Related toVariations Vol. 1, No. 7 55
Dick Jarrow Right On! Vol. 1, No. 7 56
Edward Marlo 21 Plus Subtlety for correction see referenceRelated to Vol. 1, No. 7 57
Jerry K. Hartman Rough Smooth Red-Blue Credits Vol. 1, No. 7 58
Mike Rogers Cap & Pence Handling Vol. 1, No. 8 59
Brother John Hamman The Elmsley Assembly Vol. 1, No. 8 61
Edward Marlo They're All Alike ambitious type routine shown, people think they're all the same, but they're all blank Vol. 1, No. 8 62
Edward Marlo In Lieu of the Hindoo Shuffle all alike for full deck Vol. 1, No. 8 64
David Solomon, Steve Draun S-D Location two phase locationVariations Vol. 1, No. 8 65
Edward Marlo Kick-Off Switch tabled card(s) lapped, palmed card(s) switched inVariations Vol. 1, No. 9 67
Edward Marlo, Mike Rogers Coin Kick & Card Change coin lapping vanish or card transformation Vol. 1, No. 9 68
Edward Marlo Eidetic Change see credit notes on page 67Related to Vol. 1, No. 9 70
Herb Zarrow Herb's Variant four cards, with selection that travels into deckVariations Vol. 1, No. 9 72
Roy Walton Twice Removed four deuces found by spectatorInspired by Vol. 1, No. 9 73
Roy Walton Christ Force Handling Vol. 1, No. 9 74
Edward Marlo Ruse Cull ruse to cull control two selections, Gemini Twins procedure (Locatrik) as lead-in for Jennings' routineInspired byRelated to Vol. 1, No. 9 74
Edward Marlo Faro Riffle Shuffle detailed Vol. 1, No. 10 75
Jon Racherbaumer Editor's Prologue general comments on the Table Faro Vol. 1, No. 10 75
Henry Christ Card Clairvoyant improvementInspired by Vol. 1, No. 10 78
Edward Marlo Flight for 3 three selections from between aces to between queens in centerRelated toVariations Vol. 1, No. 10 78
Marvin Johnson Shift Spell spelling to the Aces Vol. 1, No. 10 79
David Solomon Doubly Open gaffed Vol. 1, No. 10 80
Edward Marlo Ambitious Swindle hidden use of Edward Victor's Color ChangeRelated to Vol. 1, No. 10 81
Fred Kaps, Channing Pollock Zap Aces Related to Vol. 1, No. 11 83
Dai Vernon Variation Inspired by Vol. 1, No. 11 84
Edward Marlo Push-In Change Vol. 1, No. 11 84
Edward Marlo Rouge et Noir four red, 4 blacks Vol. 1, No. 11 85
Jon Racherbaumer Turning on an Audience performer names card that is selected behind his back, three methods/phases Vol. 1, No. 11 85
Larry Jennings Twist'in extra cardVariations Vol. 1, No. 11 87
Roy Walton Match-a-Matic performer and spectator each take four cards, two mates, rest four Aces Vol. 1, No. 11 88
Edward Marlo ETC. three touchesInspired by Vol. 1, No. 11 89
Peter Kane Finn Change card to bill, pocket cardRelated to Vol. 1, No. 12 91
Edward Marlo Signature Rush unknown sandwiched card turns out to be later signed selection, four methods Vol. 1, No. 12 92
Pete Biro Kneet! coin into glassRelated to Vol. 1, No. 12 93
Mike Rogers The Zany Gaff deck placed on table, covered with handkerchief, selection comes face up to top, magnetic thread gimmick between hands Vol. 1, No. 12 93
Jon Racherbaumer Veiled Tosheroon coin on deckInspired by Vol. 1, No. 12 95
Edward Marlo Blind Date kings and queens place on table alternating by performer and spectator, all suits matchRelated to Vol. 1, No. 12 95