82 entries in Cards / Principles / Locator Cards / Short Cards / Short End
  
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Al Baker Al Baker's Pack, 2. The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 479
Theodore Annemann A New Thought Card Spelling Effect The Book Without A Name 14
Unknown Everywhere and Nowhere 1. (using two duplicates)
2. Using a Short Card
3. With a Borrowed Deck
4. With an Ordinary Deck without Duplicates
Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 112
Vincent Dalban The Miracle Speller using short card The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 98
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
Dick Madden The Modern Eye-Popper short card used to simplify double lift The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 155
Unknown A Novel Card Problem replacing cards in short deck for multiple location routine Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Jean Hugard The use of Short Cards in Magical Effects commentary and history Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 309
Unknown On the Top chosen card comes to top, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Unknown A Color Change back of chosen card changes, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 311
Unknown Card from Nowhere card to anywhere with duplicate, card vanishes via short card and riffle display Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Unknown X-Ray Eyes performer know position of chosen card, short key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Unknown Cut Card Force spectator (hopefully) cuts above bunch of short cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 311
Unknown Another Force forcing a random card on multiple spectators, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 311
Unknown To Any Number short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
Unknown Horoscope Card Force short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
Unknown A Spelling Trick short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
Unknown Double Location short key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Unknown A Reversed Location short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 314
James Maxwell The Locator spectator's shuffling while short card stays next to selection Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
U. F. Grant Behind the Pack counting procedure, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Unknown Vanishing Card short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 314
Unknown Short Card Force Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 384
Unknown Forcing a Corner-Shorted Court Card Greater Magic 333
Unknown The Short Card discussing Types of Short Cards, Cutting a Short Card Greater Magic 364
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 331
Unknown Short Card & Riffle Shuffle two cards stay together The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Herb Runge Pick Up The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Unknown The Riffle Force short card Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 268
Vincent Dalban The Miracle Speller Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 41
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 47
Theodore Annemann The Modern Eye Popper short card used to simplify double lift Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 49
Russell T. Wise The Card That Isn't wrong tabled card shows up again, see also Fechter's "I've Got A Surprise For You!" Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 50
Jean Hugard A New Card Stab cards are stabbed with knife, all cards above selection are pierced and packet cut at that position Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 6) 24
George G. Kaplan A Winning Wager five cards shuffled in placed on a stand, selected one is predicted on a slate with houlette and duplicatesVariations Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 5) 73
U. F. Grant Improved Three Way Forcing handling for forcing three cards with a three way forcing deck Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
J. B. Bobo Two Backward Cards performer stabs card reversed between two selections behind his back Watch This One! 42
Paul Curry Two Minutes from Now spectator thinks stop at his selection when performer names the cards, position is predicted too The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 504
Unknown Monte by "Bertram", told by Dai Vernon The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 143) 573
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
Edward Marlo Card Thru Table lapping a short card method The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
A. Deleport Pocket It reprint from Grant's "The Trixter" from 1933, spectator puts deck in his pocket and picks out his selection The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 207) 826
Dr. Stanley Jaks Letter Mystery card is divined with a set of letter cards Who is this Dr. Jaks? 7
Nate Leipzig, Victor Farelli Using a "Key" Card Leipzig Card Stab with short card Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 19
Edward Marlo Using a Short in Combination with Peeks or any type of key card Control Systems 108
Edward Marlo Card Thru Table clean handling due to short card The Cardician 15
Edward Marlo Lapping a Short Card The Cardician 15
Francis Haxton "Inspired" card from 6-card-packet into deck, short card control Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 67
Edward Marlo Sure Throw #2 and #3 long and short card Estimation 75
Aldini Lie Detector Deck Roughingly Yours 12
Aldini Aldini's Nature Deck Mental Photography Deck type of routine, blank deck prints and unprints Roughingly Yours 31
Edward Marlo Long and Short Cards from different decks Advanced Fingertip Control 157
Edward Marlo Reverse Fingertip Control forcing thick or short card, riffled from the back to the front, two methods Advanced Fingertip Control 64
Dai Vernon Short Card Location Use short card to locate selection, deck can be shuffled Magic With Faucett Ross 224
Dr. Gordon C. Peck That Top Card Ambitious card type of sequence with short card Magic With Faucett Ross 217
Nick Trost A Prediction and a Date - Updated Cards dealt to any year called for from 1900 to 1975, plus predict a cardVariations Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 16
Walt Lees Nimrod two selected card are found by a wind-up toy, half forcing deckRelated to
  • Peter Warlock's "The Pecking Bird" in "Book of Magic", 1956. P.90
The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 17
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Tip using short cards Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 99
Del Copley Challenge Poker Deal four aces are found in selected hand, bottom deal gambling demo Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 5
Jan Torell Meine Standard-Forcier-Methode Rund um den Zaubertisch 12
Judson S. Brown Floater Key short & narrow The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 16
Unknown Use for Short Card count-down placement, spectator shuffles The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 5
Unknown The Floating Key "This is a control which without question is the best of all methods of controlling a chosen card.", key card which is both narrow and short and punched The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 21
Edward Marlo Roman Shuffle Plus Short Cards Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 104
Edward Marlo Roman Shuffle Bottom Cull using short cards Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 105
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backerAlso published here Seminarheft 14
Christoph Borer Eine Halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backerAlso published here Seminarheft 28
Christoph Borer Eine Halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backerAlso published here Magie 20
John Northern Hilliard Original Method of Making an Impromptu Short Card More Greater Magic 1213
Dai Vernon Impromptu Short Card credit unsure More Greater Magic 1246
Dai Vernon Another Short Card Idea card index with short cards to work with borrowed deck More Greater Magic 1246
David Neighbors Colorful Rip-Off Triumph cards shuffled face up / face down, face up cards are "ripped through" deck except selection, with color changing back kickerInspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 3) 1
Unknown Slide Monte with short card The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 24
Nick Trost Duo Brainwave no rough/smoothInspired by
  • "Ultra Brainwave Deck" (Patrick Page, Abracadabra, May 1982)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 180
Nick Trost Dingle's "Royal Triumph" - Trost Version Four kings with odd backs will change into four selectionsInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 182
Nick Trost Nick's Stranger in Paradise Spectator thinks of any card and is removed from blue back deck, previously pocketed red deck is found to be missing the thought of card, tabled card is revealed to be it, first published in The New Tops, November 1968Related to
  • "Thought Anticipated" (Dave Campbell, The Gen, April 1959)
  • "Premonition Outdone" (Stan Lobenstern, 1968)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 189
Nick Trost Telespo Performer matches symbols, spectator fails, and then performer divines symbols from different room The Card Magic of Nick Trost 297
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-upRelated to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 200
Al Baker Card Force using Short Card not a force but a placement of short card as key The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 688
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backerAlso published here Compilation 58
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backerAlso published here Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 31