114 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Living and Dead Test
  
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Unknown The Quick or the Dead The Art of Magic 346
Al Baker Living and Dead Test The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 471
Tom Sellers Living or Dead? olfactory method Tricks That Work 9
Theodore Annemann Dead or Alive? The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Theodore Annemann Dead Men Tell No Tales! Variations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 44
Theodore Annemann Two Mindreading Publicity Effects center tear presentation as newspaper test or living/dead testRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 24
Robert Parrish Slate Immortality living dead test on slate, or handwriting psychometryInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 40
Tom Sellers Living and Dead billets on threads, only thread at dead name doesn't burn Quick Tricks 21
Theodore Annemann, Charles Peet A Living and Dead Combination combination with The Dead Name Test, p. 8 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 20
Theodore Annemann Living Dead Test Idea The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 103
Dr. Jacob Daley Death Divination flashy divination via flash paper The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 146
Tom Sellers Death Flight! blank cards with names, card with dead name travels to another pile, envelopes, see page 172 for improvement by Andrew Brennan The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 102
Unknown The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
U. F. Grant Living and Dead Test with one-way playing cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 153
Orville Wayne Meyer Dead! The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Oscar Weigle Alias Divination several spectators write names on slips which are later correctly assigned, one of the names divined as well You'd be Surprised 11
Unknown The Three Cigarette Papers paper with dead name moves by itself Greater Magic 832
James G. Thompson Jr. Gabbatha The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 50) 347
Tom Sellers Living and Dead rough/glazed paper Scots Magic 24
Henry Hardin The Ghost Hand living dead with rough smooth edge The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 597
Al Baker Living and Dead Test Plus with assistent, number total, code The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 236
Al Baker The Quick and the Dead living and dead test with reading of dead name The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 265
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Bruce Elliott Entity Alone The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 133) 763
U. F. Grant Ghost living and dead people's names written on slips, slip with dead person jumps in the air The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Orville Wayne Meyer Dead! My Best 209
M. Van Reese Assisted by the Dead name appears on arm, ashes My Best 213
Eddie Clever The Living and Dead Test Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 204
Unknown, Henry Hardin The Quick and the Dead nine methods Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 248
Harvey P. Graham Slate Plate slate effects using a dinner plate, brief explanation of a living and dead routine, appearance of a writing and a design duplication The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 438
C. L. Boarde Vest Pocket Seance seance program with a stack of business cards, coin appears, living and dead test, writing appears The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 110) 441
Unknown The Trance Quick-and-Dead Test impromptu The Fine Art of Magic 200
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Dead and Living Test paper cards treated with roughing fluid Rough & Smooth Possibilities 11
Dr. Stanley Jaks Pendle with male/ female and a pendulumAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 608
Bob Somerfeld Dead Letters on business cards, cards are not touched again, using assistant The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 620
Al Baker The Dead Man's Name The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 332
Al Baker Out of the Air The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 320
George B. Anderson The Human Equation living and dead test with signatures, cards in envelopes, spectator lets a coin fall on the right envelope It Must Be Mindreading 39
Eddie Joseph The Call of the East names of eastern cities are written on pieces of paper and folded, then mixed with other billets, the performer finds all the eastern cities, without opening the billets Strictly Magic 4
Howard A. Adams Burn billets are burnt, name divined at the end The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 701
Cy Keller The Cat's Whiskers cat finds correct envelope The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 218) 873
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Dark Thoughts thoughts on the center tear, reading the piece in the dark Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 4
Al Baker Magnetisn't with animation The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 438
Don Tanner Death's Angel billets are burnt, with a hat The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 220) 880
Hen Fetsch Only the Magician Nose! with envelopes and blindfolded, perfume marking The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 236) 943
Milbourne Christopher Out of Town living and dead test with people who live in town, one out of town One Man Mental Magic 6
Theodore Annemann Attention, Mentalists! Annemann's Buried Treasures 5
Bob Somerfeld On Second Thought with envelopes Pieces of Mind 5
Aage Darling A Test of Spirits one writes "milk" the other "whisky", behind back I'll Read Your Mind 42
Aage Darling Death's Name cards in envelopes, name is found and divined, other cards are burnt in the process I'll Read Your Mind 44
Don Tanner Let's Bury the Dead living dead test mixed with haunted pack The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 293) 1171
Milbourne Christopher The Red Writing living and dead, with different theme More One Man Mental Magic 6
Karrell Fox That's the Spirit living / dead test, paper with living person bounces on table Kornfidentially Yours 13
James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minds Get Together several things written on business cards are divined by performer, living and dead test Top Secrets of Magic 37
Al Baker No. 8. Living and Dead. The Swami Gimmick 19
Archie Byford Living and Dead Test Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 40
Tony Corinda (7) Another Application of the Touch Reading Envelope several ideas of identifying envelopes by touch, envelope index tip Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 49
Tony Corinda, Punx (3) The Magnetic Blindfold detecting metal objects, idea for sex detecter routine, seven keys to baldpate and playing cards Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 136
Bob "Hardell" Ecklund Lie Detector in Person with three people, memories are written down The Cardiste (Issue 9) 11
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Sensitive Touch spectators write billets with names of american and foreign cities, wand points automatically to several billets and divides the american cities from the foreign ones Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 11
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Crystal Locket with a pendulum, finding the female names among male names, based on a Steward James ideaVariationsAlso published here Billets 187
Tony Corinda Presenting the L & L Test presentation Billets 192
Tony Corinda The Flames of Zor with flash paper and water Billets 194
Tony Corinda (22) The Dead Hand Writes dead hand in a box marks billet with the dead name Mediumistic Stunts 293
Gerald Kosky Prayer for the Dead several spectators sit in a circle, one selects to be "dead", performer divines him More Miracles in Mentalism 29
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe My Favourite Living and Dead Test spiralbound block marking Magic of the Mind 38
Ken De Courcy This Person is Dead with Cecil Keech's bottomless tumbler Magic of the Mind 40
George Armstrong Living or Dead? rough smooth cards Magic of the Mind 41
Len Belcher Turn in your Grave Magic of the Mind 42
Delvin Alive or Dead with cigarette paper pellets Magic of the Mind 43
Unknown Living and Dead Test marked paper clip The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 357) 258
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Pendel with male/ female and a pendulumAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 49
Theodore Annemann A Slate Secret peek mirrorRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 5) 163
Don Nielson, J. W. Sarles Dead Test marking with tape The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 220
Karl Fulves Mathematical Slates two slates filled with names according to rules Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 56
North Bigbee Star Living-or-Dead Test large envelopes and paper HEX! 79
Douglas Francis Idento six discs attached to a string, on one is a number written by a spectator, performer detects that one behind his bag by touch only The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 59
Paul Siegel Beyond the Shadows billets are burnt, performer stops spectator while burning billet with name of dead person Doorway to Delusion 11
Robert (Bob) Hess Flame Test two paper slips, on one the spectator draws a demonic symbol, this vanishes in a flash The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 653
Ben Christopher Dead Slate living dead test, names written on a slate, assistant divines The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 659
Bob Ostin Vampire- A Method for a Living & Dead Test small cards on one is written "Vampire", cards are folded and stapled, see also page 87 for additional ideas by Bob Ostin and Bob ByrneRelated to Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 4) 39
Emil Loew, Karl Fulves Other Applications of the "Educated Envelope"Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 9) 754
George Blake On Vampire other marking systemInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 6) 76
Karl Fulves The Dead Awake billet with dead person moves The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 7) 962
Philip T. Goldstein Desire spectators write destinations on a business card, five write a place where they have been and one a place he desires to go, all cards are correctly attributed and the last, desired place is named without looking at it, see also Larry Becker's "Sneak Thief"Related toVariations The Blue Book of Mentalism 4
Philip T. Goldstein, Arthur Emerson 'tis the Season to Be Lying four name tags, spectator finds the one with the real name, based on Arthur Emerson's "Liar's License" in Sam Dalal's Swami magazine, marking method The Blue Book of Mentalism 10
Karl Fulves (D) Pendant living-dead test in which slip with dead person travels into a container, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 24) 94
George B. Anderson One of Five living and dead with male female theme, pendulum finds female The Magic Pendulum 8
Paul Lackey Million Dollar Mind Reader four methods Close-up Fantasies - Book I 63
Karl Fulves More Real more ideas with the paper animation idea, flash paper application, fortune telling fish Interlocutor (Issue 43) 170
Bob Hummer Something New living and dead test, spectator writes two names of living and one of dead person on playing cards, divination of which is which Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 37
Al Mann Azrael different colored pens, performer divines dead name and chosen color Phanta-Graphs 16
Thomas Alan Waters (P)ocean amulet in water bottle with names held behind, sinks and rests in front of the dead name Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 257
Thomas Alan Waters Outlander Inspired by
  • Gene Grant's "Phantini's Mental Key" p. 22.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 319
Al Mann The L and D Test No. 16, fireworks and Living/Dead test 101 Psychic Tests 6
Philip T. Goldstein Paper Chase Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 9) 1276
Gary Lee Williams Friends & Lovers un-morbid living and dead test with lovers-presentation The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 121
Toni Forster Aura - Prediction spectator writes city on cardboard, other cities on other cardboards, mixed, spectator marks one with X below table, it's also predictedInspired by
  • routine from Ashton III (Magick No. 354)
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2, No. Sonderausgabe No. 1) 35
Unknown A Ghostly Problem on billets The Quick and the Dead 2
David P. Abbott, Al Mann, Dr. Louis Schlesinger Schlesinger's Seance annotated reprint from Abbott's "Behind the Scenes with the Mediums", first divination of which billet contains the dead name, then the name is revealed, method for knowing the relation of the names to the spectator The Quick and the Dead 5
Al Mann Empty Graves first divination of which billet contains the dead name, then the name is revealed, among several blank billets The Quick and the Dead 11
William H. McCaffrey Mac's Dead Name Test "An improvement on Annemann's method." More Greater Magic 1111
Al Baker 3 Cigarette Papers More Greater Magic 1244
Paul Lackey Million-Dollar Mind Reader four methods The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 215
Christoph Borer Feuer und Tod cards in front of burning candles, candle with dead person in front extinguishesAlso published here Seminar 1997 7
Al Baker Checking the Dead Name using a slate The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 547
Al Baker Living and Dead Problem The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 560
Al Baker Magnetisn't billet with special name on it moves, air through tubing in sleeve The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 562
Al Baker Living Dead Test using sharp pencil ruse The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 631
Al Baker Impromptu Living and Dead Trick The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 718
Al Baker Improved Living and Deack Trick The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 719
Eric Mead An Auspicious Occasion Related to Tangled Web 219
Christoph Borer Feuer und Tod cards in front of burning candles, candle with dead person in front extinguishesAlso published here Compilation 137
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal Locket with a pendulum, finding the female names among male names,Also published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 127
Jared Kopf Living and Dead Dreams suggestion Vaticinium ex Eventu 41