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Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffleRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle, pencil dot cardRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Glenn G. Gravatt Mental Vision four cards chosen and divined, pencil dot card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Gerald Kosky Ziska Improved number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, set-up, marked locatorInspired byRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 40
Martin Gardner Preposterous Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 63
Edward Marlo In Lieu of Pencil daub on borrowed deck as alternative to pencil dotted key card Tricks with Daub 9
Royal Vale Heath "Magic Square" Magic card selection in combination with magic square, total of square indicates position in the rest of the deck Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 9) 103
H. Levenson Amazing Coincidence two rows of eight cards, selection is found in the named column Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 4
J. B. Bobo The Isolated Key corner dotted card in center as reference Watch This One! 32
Unknown The Pencil Dot mark for the corner-short The Fine Art of Magic 6
Ken Krenzel, Don Costello Miracle named card turns over The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 678
Bill Ruesskamp 15 to 30 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 700
Aage Darling Vibrato performer is blindfolded, thought of card is found I'll Read Your Mind 9
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Scales spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection Between Two Minds 7
J. B. Bobo Triple Threat Card dotted, corner short, edge markedRelated to
  • Genii, Aug. 1947, p. 368
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 194
Edward G. Brown The Performer Draws a Card from the Pack Held by a Spectator The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 194
Carl Newton Inspiration from the French two cards selected from ten-card packet, cards in row on card stand and a piece of tissue in front of each, tissue touched with cigarette, bright flashes at selectionsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 603
Erhard Liebenow The Card In the Center Liebenow's card peelingRelated to Liebenow On Cards 7
Daryl Martinez Double-Dazzling Triumph two selections, deck shuffled face up into face down, two cards are reversed, indicator cards to find selections, then deck is separated into red and black cardsVariations Double-Dazzling Triumph 1
Dai Vernon, Bob Hummer Escape of the Jack signed black jack in pocket changes places with sandwiched black jack on table Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 13
Mike Hilburger No Skill Four Ace Assembly spectator shuffles cards with deck and when sixteen cards dealt again, aces on bottom Fork Full of Appetizers 21
Christian Scherer Unmöglich selection in deck, four aces, named one turns into selection and ace is found in card case Card News '82 90
Hans E. Trixer Everyplace with all blank faces kicker Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 59
Jan Torell Meine Standard-Forcier-Methode Rund um den Zaubertisch 12
Unknown Key Cards pencil marks, or reversed card in one-way deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 9
Alex Elmsley Weight with small packet, marked key cardRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 366
Unknown A Good Card Trick marked key card Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 89
Stephen Bargatze This and That funny presentation, words on cards "nothing", "something", "it", "this" and "that" The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 58) 1113
Karl Fulves Two By Four shuffled deck, performer shuffles and cuts three piles, then names bottom cards, then new bottom cards are aces Blocking Off 62
Ron Bauer Devilish Trickery L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 133
Nick Trost Miracle Match Up similar to Gemini Mates in plot, two methodsInspired by
  • "Prospero" (Peter Warlock, The Magigram, February 1980)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 177
Nick Trost Showdown three phase Ten Card Poker Deal routine, last phase is stud poker. Includes Tom Hubbard's handling at the end.Variations
  • "Mahtub" (Rene Lavand, Magic from the Soul, 1993)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 216
Nick Trost Twenty-Deck Poker Deal Poker with twenty cardsRelated to
  • "The Hokey-Poker Deck" (Jim Lucier, The New Tops, March 1978)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 245
Karl Fulves Parallel Time two decks, red-backed JS on face of blue-backed deck, spectator inserts JS in center behind her back but it's back on face, repeated with other deck, repeated but it now jumps back to other deck, "ambitions card done with the deck in the spectator's hands" The Vampire Papers 94
Ron Bauer Key to the Draw three cards, twenty-six keyInspired by L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 20
Frank Csuri Double Back Think double lift on deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 15
Doug Canning Marked Up Masterpiece faro and twenty-six key The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 63) 1245
Ron Bauer Chick Trick wind-up toy chicken finds selections, credit informationInspired by
  • "The Hoppy" (Ron Bauer, New Tops, March 1982)
Chick Trick 1
Ron Bauer Second Finger Top Deal jacks shuffled into deck, yet shown on top, then dealt to partner as fake false dealing demoInspired by
  • "I Won't Play Cards With Him" (Bill Larson, Sr.)
Second Finger Top Deal 2
Basil Horwitz ESP Incredible Memory Test five ESP cards are signed and put back in deck, performer reverses the cards behind back The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 36
Basil Horwitz Body Language Challenge Poker Test spectator can select cards from half the deck to build best possible poker hand, performer selects without looking and has a royal flush The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 39
Stephan Kirschbaum Any Card at (almost) any Number spectator shuffles cards, half forcing deck Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 45
John Lovick My Dream of Mind Reading blank deck finale, credit informationInspired byVariations The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 115
Paul Vigil Prepare to Enter setting up for the act
- Paraphernalia
- Main Deck Setup
- Pocket Management
The Doors of Deception 1