Written by Stephen Minch

1989
Work of Dai Vernon

219 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Tom Gagnon.
Language: English

(81 entries)

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Dai Vernon Matching the Cards Forerunner xii
Stephen Minch Riffle Force with credit information xv
Dai Vernon Matching the Cards Forerunner II xvi
Sam Leo Horowitz Blindfold Poker Deal Variation xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Ambitious Card Sequence duplicates xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Spelling progressive set up xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Faced Deck xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Longitudinal Crimp xviii
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Reverse two methods xxiv
Dai Vernon Back Transpo two duplicates from different decks change place xxvi
Theodore Annemann One Way Location two times xxviii
Sam Leo Horowitz Jack Back strange effect xxxi
Louis Zingone Two Deck Prediction two xxxiii
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek xxxvi
Louis Zingone Billet Switch xxxviii
Dai Vernon Subway Gambler's Palm bottom to right, general information 1
Dai Vernon The Contortion Palm 3
Dr. Jacob Daley Face-Lift Addition cop to under deck, table edgeRelated to 5
Dai Vernon The Lilliput Palm small packet handling 8
Dr. James William Elliott An Historical Note on the Dr. Elliott Top Palm 11
Dai Vernon Revolving Palm-Replacement 13
Arthur Finley The Finley Diagonal Palm Shift Revisited clarifications 15
Dai Vernon Flat Top with replacement 16
Dai Vernon Flat Top Switch using flat palm 25
Dai Vernon The Spring-Loaded Tip-Over Change 27
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Block Addition Move 30
Herb Zarrow A Note on Zarrow's Revolving Aces spectator says stop four times while riffling 35
Herb Zarrow Revolving Force 35
Dai Vernon Back Breaker obtaining break under top card 37
Harry Riser Dribble Control to second from bottom 38
Dr. Jacob Daley The Hair's-Breadth Stall delaying a control 39
Dai Vernon, Cy Endfield Vernon on the "Endfield" Slip Cut 41
Dai Vernon On the Hay False Dovetail Shuffle variation on Henry Hay Shuffle 44
Dai Vernon A Table Pass 50
Dai Vernon Spellatron 57
Dai Vernon Cut and Spell a card is instantly spelled to from a shuffled deckRelated to 59
Morris Loewy Lowe Palm 60
Dai Vernon Caught in the Stretch card is extracted 63
Dai Vernon If the Suit Fits... 67
Bruce Cervon Trans Mitt while spectator holds cards 70
Dai Vernon Interlock 72
Dai Vernon Given the Slip four cards at face of packetsRelated to 75
Dai Vernon Will-O'-the-Wisp vanish and recovery via handwashing 81
Dai Vernon The Vernon Deck Vanish and Recovery 93
Dai Vernon Joker Monte great method, cards in glassesRelated to
  • "Final Choice” (Peter Warlock, Abracadabra, Vol. 42 No. 1072, August 1966, p. 84)
99
Dai Vernon Joker Monte - Gaff 102
Dai Vernon, Carmen D'Amico Three in the Hand, One in the Bush pseudo thirds and seconds 105
Dai Vernon A Straight Deal pseudo fifth,... dealVariations 108
Dai Vernon The David and Goliath Deal aces shoot out of the deck, hidden rubber band 111
Fred Black Black's Stack 113
Dai Vernon Stacked to Formula 116
Dai Vernon Setting the Bridge 118
Dai Vernon On your Metal fingerring and coin both in handkerchiefs 123
Dai Vernon All Sound and Fabric through table done with silk 128
Nate Leipzig, Dai Vernon Right Where? coin is put in fist, variation of "Right There"Inspired by 130
Dai Vernon Deep Back Clip 132
Dai Vernon Two Techniques with the Purse Palm 135
Dai Vernon The Hand-to-Hand Vanish purse palm 135
Dai Vernon The Purse Palm Load 137
Dai Vernon Pastiche on Ramsay, with Variations "handwashing" moves 139
Dai Vernon On the Origins of the Steeplechase Flourish 147
Dai Vernon Folding Money 149
Dai Vernon Cashing a Check check is torn, burned in flash, changes to bill 156
"Vester" Adams Flight of Fabric silk to pocket effect 161
Arthur Finley Remote Control spectator riffle shuffles after control, cards spread before pushed togetherRelated to 166
Sam Leo Horowitz Look Homeward, Angel card at named number is displaced but returns 168
Henry Christ Obstinate Pasteboards cards turn over without the magician wanting so 171
Henry Christ Christ Reversal similar to Larreverse 171
Faucett Ross Twice Turned 175
Faucett Ross Overhand Shuffle Reverse 175
Mac MacDonald Lost Chord Piano Trick variation 177
Dr. Jacob Daley Vis-à-vis 180
Dr. Jacob Daley Select Transposition one card changes to selection 185
Dr. Jacob Daley Interlocking Setup ten cards 187
Tenkai Ishida Phoenix Bill Vanish bill is placed in sheet of paper 193
Larry Grey Cut to Perfection 199
Jay Ose Presentation for the Glass through Table 203
John Scarne Doppelgänger Location great conditions, weak revelation, wrong method according to Fulves, see referenceRelated to
  • "The Probable Outcome" (John Scarne, Fulves' Underworld No. 2, 1995, p. 28)
205
John Scarne Western Union Trick telegram, according to Fulves wrong method (see Rigmarole No. 9, 1994, p. 106)Related to 208
Dai Vernon What's-the-Value Solitaire Related to 215
Dai Vernon Think-of-a-card Solitaire 219