733 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Divination / Mind Reading / Miscellaneous
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Unknown How to tell one what card he seeth in the bottome, when the same card is shuffled into the stocke card peeked, kept under control with jog shuffle and then "forced" (given) to spectator and divinedRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown An other waie to doo the same, having your selfe indeed never seene the card card glimpsed with diversion (like letting some cards fall), making piles and following the card, then giving it to spectator and divining itRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown To tell what Card a Person thinks upon, though you are not in the Room, or which Card he has touched, or waved his Hand over strange method Breslaw's Last Legacy 62
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
Unknown The Cards Revealed by the Looking-Glass joke Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained Modern Magic 50
Unknown To Guess, by the aid of a Passage of Poetry or Prose, such one of Sixteen Cards as, in the Performer's Absence, has been Touched or Selected by the Company verbal code Modern Magic 56
Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins Modern Magic 57
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck Tricks with Cards 58
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation Tricks with Cards 93
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead Tricks with Cards 127
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found Tricks with Cards 129
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack More Magic 27
Unknown Practical Illustrations - top cards named after cut
- spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
More Magic 75
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck More Magic 81
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck More Magic 84
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code More Magic 242
Unknown Nennen zweier Karten deck cut in two piles, performer names top two cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 43
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer spectator stabs knife into shuffled deck, performer names card, bottom card slipped into position Der moderne Kartenkünstler 28
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Einzig unfehlbare Manier, um vom Publikum gemerkte Karten zu erraten strange force of fourth card from top Der moderne Kartenkünstler 29
Unknown Nennen mehrerer gezogener Karten cards chosen, then deck switched and cards returned, cards identified because they are twice in deck or because one deck is short Der moderne Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Nennen der obersten Karte im Spiel performer names top card of shuffled deck multiple times Der moderne Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Die von drei Personen gedachten Karten erraten zu können three spectators each think of one of three cards, performer divines them Der moderne Kartenkünstler 48
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Hellseher several spectators chose cards and seal them in envelopes, performer divines the cards inside, marked envelopesRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown Der mysteriöse Kartenkreis card chosen from clock dial layout with counting procedure Der moderne Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown The Mysterious Hat two cards are divined and then travel into hat New Era Card Tricks 190
Unknown Mystic Divination pile of card selected and pocketed by spectator, cards are divined by performer New Era Card Tricks 191
Unknown Thought Foretold deck divided in four piles, one chose, all cards divined and predicted New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown X Rays cards in envelopes are divined, two methods, envelopes marked visually or hapticallyRelated to New Era Card Tricks 144
L. Graham Lewis To Tell the Card at which any Members of the Audience May Cut a Pack people cut off small piles, bottom cards divined, stack The Modern Conjurer 67
Unknown Clairvoyance with Cards - First Method spectator touches card in fanned-out deck, performer instantly names it The Art of Magic 165
Theodore DeLand Third Method deck shuffled by spectators and several remove a card, they're replaced and divined, index with hole throughout deck (x-ray deck) The Art of Magic 166
Al Baker Al Baker's Mind-Reading Card Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 474
Charles T. Jordan The Assistance Card Trick follow up to last trick, card is selected and put in pocket, performer goes through the cards once and knows the missing one, clocking mod 13 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 11
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Card Reader some hands dealt and performer knows cards in one of them, riffle stacking from bottomRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Charles T. Jordan The Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Oswald Rae Rae's Ten-Card Trick spectator removes ten cards and selects one, performer puts cards in pocket and removes selection, duplicates Sub Rosa 1
Oswald Rae Psycho-Analysis performer divines card and thought of name of a spectator by holding his wrist, then spectator divines thought of card from spectator Sub Rosa 77
Laurie Ireland Thought Reading Extraordinary spectator cuts to any card, performer reads mind from distance, estimation & memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Theodore Annemann Find the Lady a queen and four aces are put in five envelopes, performer finds envelope with odd card The Book Without A Name 41
Theodore Annemann Psychic Sympathy two decks, spectator cuts his deck and looks at one, performer removes same card from his deck, trick is repeated. Two methods The Book Without A Name 27
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards The Book Without A Name 35
Al Baker Mind Reading Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 483
Al Baker The Impossible Discovery forcing deck, two deck switchesVariations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
Victor Farelli, Dr. Herschell The Floating Image afterimage as presentation to divine several cards Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 104
Tom Sellers Card Divination spectator puts cards in pockets, performer divines selection from those Card Tricks That Work 5
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card! selection is divined via two cards behind back (suit, value), cyclical stack, see page 99 for improvement by Meyer The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Theodore Annemann A Real Psychic Card Test stacked deck and slatesVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Tom Sellers A Trick with the Si Stebbins Pack selection divined by two cards (suit and value) Card Tricks That Work 6
Theodore Annemann The Guessing Contest performer and spectator write a card on a slip of paper and try to find the others card, while the spectator cannot find the card in ten attempts, the performer hits on the first cardVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 18
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishingRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 26
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si StebbinsRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 30
Theodore Annemann Par-Optic Vision cards pocketed by spectator are divined one by one, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 48
Theodore Annemann A Daffy Discovery pocketed card is revealed through other cards, optional forcing bank The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 46
Unknown The Three Heaps spectator cuts deck in three piles, three top cards are divined, repeat Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown The Trio three cards divined, no-touch confusion force Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown A Card and a Number naming name and position of selection, key card Mental Magic with Cards 11
Unknown The Count Down card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown Clairvoyant Reading of Several Cards naming packet of cards through handkerchief Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown Novel Card Reading removed card behind back named, glimpsing palmed key card Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown The Mirror Principle Mental Magic with Cards 28
Louis Lam Would you Believe it? freely selected and replaced card is instantly named, then reverses itself Would You Believe It? 8
Unknown The Key Card Principle - An Example of Presentation Variations Mental Magic with Cards 9
Unknown An Envelope Mystery forced cards put in envelopes with punch marks, including "A Variation" Mental Magic with Cards 14
Unknown A Startling Experiment naming missing card Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Forcing Decks Mental Magic with Cards 25
Unknown The Impression or Carbon System two methods Mental Magic with Cards 26
Wm. Hewitt Coincidence spectator shuffles deck and cuts to a card, same card is removed by performer from another deck, card shiner Mental Bargain Effects 11
Theodore Annemann The New Double Telepathy Routine uses the box from Mental Masterpiece + Index, spectator and performer think of a card and try to guess the card of the other Mental Bargain Effects 7
Theodore Annemann Get It! deck is handed to three spectators in the dark, everyone selects a card and when the light is on again, performer reveals all three cards Mental Bargain Effects 15
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details referenceInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker A Version of the Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
John Braun, Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases fair selection is found in second deck, set-up The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 158
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tearRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 165
Theodore Annemann A Simplified Five Card Problem Variation combining "A Simplified Five Card Problem" (Genii November 1936) with card silk The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 166
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this positionRelated toVariations Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Victor Farelli Controlled Coincidence Magician divines mental selection by using two cards - one denoting suit and one denoting value "Lend Me Your Pack" 40
Walter B. Gibson The Sagacious Joker four spectators pocket a card each, the joker is tapped against pocket and performer knows the cards, four methods Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 19
Dr. James William Elliott The Trio simple no-touch force for any number of cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 20
Glenn G. Gravatt Card Detectives spectator pockets two cards and performer divines them, basically a bold force Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 22
Ladson Butler The Whispering Queen deck is shuffled and dealt in four heaps, bottom cards divined Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 24
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Court Card four cards in a row, spectator turns one end for end, performer knows which one Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 18
Theodore Annemann Find The Queen four aces and a queen sealed in five envelopes and mixed, performer locates queen Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Unknown Coincidence Again card with mirror foil on the corner to glimpse spectator's selection Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Glenn G. Gravatt Mental Vision four cards chosen and divined, pencil dot card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Unknown In the Dark divining card through handkerchief Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 169
Charles T. Jordan Odd or Even spectator pockets any card of a chosen suit, gray code applied to odd-even in one suit Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Si Stebbins Mediumistic Stunt No. 2 several cards are divined, stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 233
Unknown Telepathic Control after shuffling and cutting, spectator deals deck in four piles, performer knows top cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 240
Unknown The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Unknown Simple Effects 1. selection is divined, svengali deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 246
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 4. basic application Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown Card Divination stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Al Baker Impossible Card Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Unknown Instant Mindreading Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mindreading stacked deck mailed to friend with selection procedure, crib sheet at home Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 174
Charles T. Jordan The Magi's Detection card counting to divine missing selection, keeping track of values and also suitsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 183
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematicalRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Theodore Annemann The Mentalist's Card Staggerer one of five is divined, duplicates Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 285
Unknown Card X medium names cards while blindfolded Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 291
Charles T. Jordan The Whispering Envelope card placed in envelope is divined, see-through envelope for only black cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursor Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si StebbinsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Charles T. Jordan Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan Psycholia cards are chosen in different room and order is read aloud, card divined, secret second stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 209
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishingRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
Howard Albright Tuned Minds word written on playing card is divined Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performerVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Theodore Annemann Psychic Card Test dressed up simple divination with two slates Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Unknown A Divination Effect pocketed cards are named, stripper deck and full deck stack Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Theodore Annemann Get it in the Dark three cards chosen in dark room are divined, three forcing decks Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Unknown Great Psychic Card Feat spectator marks card behind deck, divined, dummy pencil (Tom Sellers)Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Unknown Stereotyped - Reading the Cards index on card is traced with ink that leaves an imprint on finger Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 306
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Theodore Annemann Two Card Slate Prophecy two cards divined and written on slates, stacked deck and forcing deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 348
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Theodore Annemann Mind or Muscle two cards located in spread, third card named, stacked deck and forcing deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
John Goodrum Si Stebbins Up The Sleeve selection behind back is divined You'd be Surprised 36
S.S. Blodgett The Problem of the Four Aces four aces are pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them Greater Magic 136
George G. Kaplan A Brain Teaser card chosen behind back is divined, stacked deck Greater Magic 285
George G. Kaplan Modern Long Distance Mind Reading card put from one half into the other is located, clocking Greater Magic 286
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 1 really blindfolded, short card Greater Magic 464
John Northern Hilliard Experiment in Mind Reading key and shiner Greater Magic 92
Unknown Reverse Order Location Greater Magic 101
Unknown One from Five one from five memorized card is chosen and located by touchRelated to Greater Magic 342
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra. New Version with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card Greater Magic 471
Stewart Judah The Guessing Game two cards from two decks are put in pockets and divined Greater Magic 557
Theodore Annemann The Three Pellet Trick three cards written on billets are divined Greater Magic 894
James Maxwell Prepared Carbon Card. A Mindreading Trick spectator thinks of card and writes it on piece of paper (carbon card) Greater Magic 492
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 331
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 499
Louis Lam The El-El Telephone Test Be Deceived 5
Louis Lam Impossible deck distributed in thirteen envelopes, cards in chosen envelope divined Be Deceived 21
Oscar Weigle "Picture This - " performer knows order of picture cards in shuffled deckAlso published here Do That Again! 29
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card Do That Again! 30
Oscar Weigle The Triple Enigma spectator puts cards in pocket and remembers a card in rest of deck, performer divines card and number of pocketed cards, then locates card, short card Do That Again! 38
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines it The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 389
Audley Walsh Gnome Madness spectator pockets any card he likes while spreading through them, this one is found The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
The Great Merlini Red-Vibro spectator puts any card in envelope, performer spreads second deck, it has one odd-backed card - the same as in the envelope The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 395
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal-Viso chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectatorRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 404
Unknown The Penetrating Eye performer cuts deck in three piles an names top cards More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Verne Chesbro Percepto selection divined in impressive manner while spectator looks at cards in his own hands The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 109) 651
Henry Hardin Hindu Dream cards in hat, shaken and top card removed four times The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 701
Dr. Richard Rowe Three Cards and a Bank Note (Bill) three selections & borrowed bill sealed in four envelopes, performer names card and serial number, all vanish and reappear in middle of deck, bill wrapped around the three cards, duplicates More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 43
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Walter B. Gibson Card Case Glimpse "Flap-Flap" card put in card case is glimpsed later The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 548
T. Nelson Downs Money Sense cards divined and four selected cards represent year of coin The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 551
Hen Fetsch In the Mind performer really blindfolded
- think stop with one selection
- think stop with three selections
- a chosen card is named
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 554
Harry Blackstone Triumph of the Triumvirate rapping hand divines which key opens lock and which card was selected The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 605
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy From Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cardsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 613
Allan Howell Merlin the Inscrutable pencil shavings in tissue paper "write" name of selection The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 104) 626
The Great Merlini Behind the Eight Ball Effect #1: Top card changes into selection
Effect #2: Another selection comes to top
Effect #3: selection is stabbed to with another card
Effect #4: Magic Thrust
Effect #5: spectator seals card in envelope (glimpsed with alcohol)
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 673
Chester Morris The Perfect Prisoner performer names cards, one then travels into previously examined glass frame The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 120) 703
Al Baker ACME Mind Reading Effect name of card written on paper, impression The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 212
Dr. William T. Palchinas Card Determined card selected via down-under-deal procedure is divined by performer, general rule The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 139) 788
Vern Schoneck Cards Don't Lie card with question written on it is divined The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 795
Theodore Annemann Time to Shine new deck opened, shuffled, put back, performer knows cards in order, whole in case and shiner The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 123) 716
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 775
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stacked The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Hen Fetsch The Card Knows three cards chosen and one pocketed, the other shuffled back, card with cat picture shown which whispers card in pocket and divines other two cards, stacked deck The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 140) 792
Theodore Annemann Card Voice three spectators pocket cards, a snoopy card tells them to performer, based on Jordan's "The Sagacious Joker" The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 825
Unknown Sealed Card Mystery three cards in envelopes, one selected, two cards change to match Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 199
Unknown Royal Card Discovery piles are made, card is divined, mathematicalRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 217
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Transparent Cards performer stacks himself three Aces and knows some cards (because they are apparently transparent) Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 9
Wilbur T. Kattner Ry for Mystery preparing OOTW while performing The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 65
Theodore Annemann, Professor Hoffmann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are namedRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
Richard Himber Double Detection magician determines facing cards in a by a spectator faced deckVariations Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 205
Syl Reilly Ghostly Card in the Dark card image appears in dark room, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 373
Tom Sellers Ace, King and a Pocket performer divines whether ace or king is in spectator's pocket Magical Mixture 26
Walter B. Gibson Pick Me Up number between 1 and 30 is named, an indicator card is inserted at that position and the card card namedRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 169
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 47
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Jean-Eralities - tip to obtain cotton cord (Hugard)
- Second Deal idea, card divined at named number (Braue)
Related to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 2) 6
Warren Wiersbe Delayed Discovery selection vanishes, performer then finds cards for color, suit, value of selection, selection reappears reversed Action with Cards 10
Franklin V. Taylor The Chinese Parrot two selected cards put in book, cards and content of the pages is divinedAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 296
Dr. H. Walter Grote Ghost Writings name of selection appears on rolled up paper Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 9) 37
Charles Hopkins So That's the Way You Want It! card behind back, performer knows selected card My Best 16
Mystic Craig Four Ace Memory Test Mental force of an ace based on luck My Best 73
Val Evans Digivision card is selected behind the back, clever My Best 83
Herman L. Weber Victoria psychological card force with percentage My Best 120
John Hamilton Hamilton's Hoax! four cards are thrown into a book on different places, performer names page number and cards, svengali book The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 378
Hen Fetsch In the Mind reprintRelated to My Best 84
John Booth Egyptian X-Ray Scope cards with symbols, card is revealed with the aid of a mysterious tube, juiced deck My Best 221
Dr. H. Walter Grote Telepathy vs. Coincidence thought of card and unknown selected card is divined, written on paper Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 11
Robert A. Nelson Radar Pencil Mental Routine one of four card is picked up secretly, card is detected, radar pencil Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
Harlan Tarbell Postal Inspection card is placed in envelope and divined, peek envelope Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 30
Eddie Clever What You Can Do With Nelson's Thunderbolt Deck no explantation of the thunderbolt deck
1. i'll read your mind
2. the prophet again
3. direct my hand
4. master effect
5. "stop!""
6. three thinkers
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 56
C. L. Boarde In His Hands spectator riffles cards himself and thinks of one, card is located The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 393
Arthur Punnar The Pulse Trick divination presented as pulse-feeling during the asking of questions, featuring wrist turn glimpse while looking at watch Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 2) 135
Henry Weisl, Robert Greene Letters of Fire card value burns itself into paper stretched in a frame, paper index on back of cardsRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 6) 166
Arthur H. Buckley, Carmen D'Amico A Gambler's Aid Experiment No. 15 - featuring a tabled double lift Card Control 166
Warren Wiersbe Up to Nine card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins Mental Cases With Cards 23
Warren Wiersbe Tattle-Tale Cards card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins Mental Cases With Cards 22
Warren Wiersbe Super Spread Effect any four cards in spread turned over, then any other card in spread named Mental Cases With Cards 24
Warren Wiersbe Remote Control spectator makes some piles, face cards of all are divined by performer Mental Cases With Cards 26
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack Mental Cases With Cards 27
C. L. Boarde 1001st Location card revelation, spectator does the crimp The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 104) 419
Herb Runge Shorty performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 454
J. B. Bobo Naming Top Card performer repeatedly knows top card after shuffle Watch This One! 24
Paul Ebling Behind His Back card chosen and returned behind performer's back, when he brings deck forward he instantly names card and it is reversed Watch This One! 45
Bruce Elliott One Hand Cop with whispering queens and reversing card to illustrate the move The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 493
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divinedRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 500
Paul Curry Think of a Card VariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
John Scarne Rapid Transit two decks, performer matches selection then both deck change back color The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 541
Herb Runge Formula cards are divined with a crystal ball, based on Mutus Nomen The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 546
Unknown Pulse Trick divination by performer and spectator The Royal Road to Card Magic 214
Unknown Round and Round down-under-deal The Royal Road to Card Magic 66
Unknown Mind-Reading with Two Subjects two card location using the corner-short The Fine Art of Magic 46
Unknown Think corner-short and glimpse The Fine Art of Magic 153
Unknown Dial two cards are revealed over the phone The Fine Art of Magic 181
Unknown Information, Please! on the phone revelation with a stacked deck The Fine Art of Magic 182
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 1 The Fine Art of Magic 193
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 2 The Fine Art of Magic 194
George G. Kaplan Out-of-the-Room Selection using the corner-short The Fine Art of Magic 42
Unknown Crystal Clairvoyance featuring a napkin forceInspired byAlso published here The Fine Art of Magic 179
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 3 three different categoriesVariations The Fine Art of Magic 226
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Master Pack deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins arrangement Rough & Smooth Possibilities 7
Unknown To Read Three Freely Chosen Cards using double envelope Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 178
Unknown The X-Ray Cards using cards with window Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 200
Al Baker The Pulse of the People three cards The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 334
Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 337
Gerald Kosky Outwaited Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 750
Unknown Sure Way to Find a Chosen Card Basic key card location of selection Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 30
Jack Yeager The Book Test X chosen card to determine chapter and word of a book, word and card are divined Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 21
Unknown The Reversed Card Spectator reverses any card in a row of five cards (end for end) while magician's back is turned, magician can tell which card is turned Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
Ladson Butler The Whispering Card No. 45, Card "whispers" name of three cards to performer Scarne on Card Tricks 79
Eddie Clever Tuning Up spectator thinks of one out of two picture cards, which is divined Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 8
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mental Card Trick No. 5, Image of card appears in crystal ball, which matches previously unseen pocketed cardRelated to Scarne on Card Tricks 15
John Scarne The Turn Around Cards No. 10, Spectator secretly turns some cards around from a row of eight cards, performer can divine which were turned (Pointer principle) Scarne on Card Tricks 22
Al Baker, Dr. Ben B. Braude You Do as I Do (Using one pack of cards) No. 14, Do As I Do, performer picks out spectator's card, asks spectator to take out similar card and is able to divine it Scarne on Card Tricks 29
Russell Swann The Photographic Match No. 36, Card is selected, match is lit and when extinguished, name of card appears on head of matchRelated to Scarne on Card Tricks 65
Cardini, Dai Vernon, Nate Leipzig, Francis Carlyle, Martin Gardner, John Scarne The Initials Will Tell No. 38, Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil) Scarne on Card Tricks 68
Harry Houdini, Alexander Herrmann, Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Houdini's Double-Talk Card Trick No. 57, Weird divination routine for up to ten people, each selecting two cards Scarne on Card Tricks 101
Herb Runge, George Pearce, Ande Furlong Double Revelation No. 66, Divine selection and number of pocketed cards Scarne on Card Tricks 120
Royal Vale Heath Retrospecs card is held behind performer, who divines it, mathematical, see also p. 841, glasses sight gag, Fibonacci sequence The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 209) 834
James Auer, Edward Marlo Card Telepathy de Luxe card divination, impromptu version by Ed Marlo Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 23
Al Baker Double Thought two cards, clean, gaffed The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 411
Al Baker Long-Distance Telepathy marked The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Al Baker Mental Discernment marked The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 405
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele Teaser The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 244) 975
Ormond McGill Transmitting Images of Playing Cards spectator look at a card and transmit it to the performer, who tries to guess it several times, no trick, esoteric Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 20
Bill Simon Telepathy spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined and written on a slate Effective Card Magic 104
Bill Simon Automatic Writing spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined by automatic writing, bottomless case Effective Card Magic 105
Theodore Annemann A Club or Stage Mental Number blindfolded, multiple card divination Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Theodore Annemann A Mediumistic Stunt sealed and thought of cards are divined Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Fred Fletcher The Circle or Pass the Cards ten people are standing in a circle, all are holding a playing card and while performer looks away, spectators can pass their cards along, divination of how many passes The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 248) 992
Hal M. Greenberg Hal's Halucination numbers written on billets, performer tries to find selection and removes two cards, one for suit other for value, card is found at number on selected billet The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 252) 1006
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Mind Your Future! two decks, selection is divined and predicted The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 261) 1044
Bob Somerfeld Cornered! spectator in corner of the room with deck thinks of one card, card is divined, force Pieces of Mind 12
Edward Marlo The Whispering Queen card reversed by spectator is named The Cardician 151
Ted Danson The Seance Card Trick Mini card matching selection appears in previously empty matchbox "Come a little closer..." 27
Milbourne Christopher One Out of 52 several cards are written down, one is selected, performer divines the card More One Man Mental Magic 10
Milbourne Christopher Mind Under Matter spectator writes name of playing card on a business card, card is divined, business card stolen with case The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 304) 13
Clayton Rawson Rawson Card Reading peek box that can be shown from all sides Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 87
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Card Reading peek box that can be shown from all sides Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 89
Theodore Annemann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are namedAlso published here The Best in Magic 102
Franklin V. Taylor The Chinese Parrot two selected cards put in book, cards and content of the pages is divinedAlso published here The Best in Magic 216
Edward Marlo It's Mathematical stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, two effects Faro Notes 40
Edward Marlo Faro Foolers: First Fooler as many cards as one likes, automatic placement Faro Notes 49
Tony Corinda (4) Clean Cut Card Trick Card is written on board and then divined Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 42
John V. Hope The Triple Sin three cards are divined, two decks The Cardiste (Issue 9) 13
Tony Corinda (1) Any Card Called For Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 35
Tony Corinda, Jon Tremaine, Alex Elmsley (1) Tapping Card Location spectator thinks of one of seven cards and taps the cards with a pencil, performer stops him when he taps the thought of card Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 41
Tony Corinda (1) The Stacked Deck eight kings, simple card divination Mnemonics and Mental Systems 73
Tony Corinda Some More Tricks Using the Eight Kings Stack (a) Blackjack (Pontoon), winning deal for two people
(b) behind back top card is reversed in the deck, card divined
(c) three cards in pocket one is selected, fishing
Variations Mnemonics and Mental Systems 75
J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating The Cardiste (Issue 11) 13
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Mentalist's Pencil performer leaves the room and three cards are selected and hidden, all cards are divined Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 20
Dr. Spencer Thornton Initial Psychometry three spectator select a card and sign their name on a paper, performer in other room looks at the names and divines the cards Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 21
Eddie Clever (d) The Card Test three cards are divined, and spectator is decribed More Miracles in Mentalism 25
Dr. H. Walter Grote Master Mental Divination spectator and performer think of a card, performer places both in a glass, he divines card of spectator, then cards change places, duplicate More Miracles in Mentalism 21
Karrell Fox Yackit-Yak-Yoks card divined by fake teeth Comedy a la Card 21
Jack Shepherd The Second Seer performer divines two selected card from crystal ball, then thought of card is divined by spectator Magic of the Mind 46
Malcolm Davison You can tell Fortunes reading card trick, with kings kicker Magic of the Mind 51
Len Belcher Enclosed Thoughts five selection sealed in envelopes and one removed, performer knows all cards also missing one, gaffed envelope Magic of the Mind 79
U. F. Grant Zella Switch card under table is divined, x-ray vision presentation The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 233
Karrell Fox The Twitching Muscle presentation for Frank Taylor's Peek DeckInspired by Comedy a la Card 23
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Unheimliche Kartenpartie deck is shuffled and dealt into four hands, suit is named and one remembers a card in his his hand, performer names the suit, then several rounds are played and performer is always able to name cards in other handsInspired by
  • Dr. J. Scott Inglis "The Mathematician's Poker Game" in Max Andrews' "Magic Magazine", February 1955
  • Dr. J. Scott Inglis "Dealing with a Bridge Deal" in Max Andrews' "Magic Magazine", April 1955
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Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 5 shuffled deck cut in three piles, performer always know fifth or so card from top, credit to Hatton&Plate The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 14
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 1 selected card named and found in pocket The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 5
Alan Milan Long Distance Telephone Test selection is divined Still More Miracles in Mentalism 72
Fred G. Taylor Incomplete Deck Fooler card unseen is marked on the back, card is divined The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 354) 244
Al Mann A Mental Puzzle cards are put in a bag, spectator removes some, performer too and the rest is given to a second spectator, performer divines amount of red and black cards each spectator is holdingRelated to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 26
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 divinedAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 71
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Kristallsehen chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectatorAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 130
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Erbe von Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cardsAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 134
Harry Lorayne Tell My Fortune card and word are divined (center tear) Close-up Card Magic 104
Alex Elmsley No Looking two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named, see also Brownwaves Close-up Card Magic 72
John Murray Spirit Deck deck makes sounds, card is divined The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 365) 290
John Murray Card Idea spectator cuts, top card is named, with bill The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 365) 290
Nate Leipzig, Dai Vernon Card by Thought behind back, peeked card is reversed and placed under top card Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 191
Harry Lorayne Red & Black Fantasy spectator pockets some red and black cards, performer divines how manyVariations Personal Secrets 11
Edward Marlo Impromptu Peek Deck stay stack, secret incomplete faro condition Faro Controlled Miracles 35
Edward Marlo The Marlo Peek Deck marked deck, memorized deck Faro Controlled Miracles 41
Al Leech A Divination two Cards tell value and suitRelated to Super Card Man Stuff 22