23 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gags & Curiousities / Spectator is the sucker
  
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Unknown To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and the fail or succeedRelated to Modern Magic 66
Unknown Nil homini certum est cards openly separated in suits and dealt out twice, they're separated again, performer can do it and spectator only when performer wants him to, four cards secretly palmed in or out for that Der moderne Kartenk√ľnstler 90
Laurie Ireland Deuces and Trays sucker ambitious twice, deuces shown as threes and transform in threes when spectator protests Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 15
Unknown The Circus Trick Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 267
Unknown Circus Card Trick "the next card I turn over..." The Royal Road to Card Magic 138
Unknown The Trey transforming card into "tray" The Royal Road to Card Magic 146
Russell "Rusduck" Duck No Misdirection trick to play on people who want to show performer a trick, heckler gag The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 619
John Scarne The Betting Card Trick No. 42, "The next card I turn over will be your card" sucker gag Scarne on Card Tricks 75
Al Leech A Subtle Sucker Effect Cardmanship 15
Paul Swinford The Match Game spectator looses always More Faro Fantasy 40
Roy Walton An Illogical Conclusion four red cards are changed with four face down cards on the table one by one, cards in the hand remain always red and spectators assume face down cards are red too, they are shown to be black eventually Tale Twisters 5
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)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 12) 816
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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 1) 822
Francis Carlyle Sucker Tricks - false bottom change
- all cards alike using top change (Johnny Paul)
- card on forehead
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 96
Stephen Tucker Ambassador Card seen by spectator to be on top, random card removed from center of deck shown to be selection instead (sucker type effect) The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 44
Jean Hugard Do It and Fail with 28/32 card deck a layout and dealing game is explained, the spectator always fails at it The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 29
Dai Vernon The Third Color spectator looses, double dealRelated to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 180
Gazzo A Gentlemen's Game routine about the game High Card, Aces end up in performer's pocket The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 3) 5
Pit Hartling High Noon with card under watch climaxInspired by Card Fictions 44
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 9. "The Next Card That I Will Turn Over Will Be Your Card!" "The Circus Trick" with no-touch forceRelated to Penumbra (Issue 10) 17
Tom Stone The Tutorial sucker explanation with card from lefty deck Maelstrom 203
Woody Aragon Cheeky Oil And Water sucker oil and water: small packet doesn't separate but whole deck does A Book in English 55
Darwin Ortiz Grifter's Game predicted card lies next to named card, proposition bet presentation Lessons in Card Mastery 19