65 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Spelling / Thought-of Cards
  
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Theodore Annemann A New Thought Card Spelling Effect The Book Without A Name 14
Theodore Annemann Magic vs. Mindreading two decks, spectator puts one in pocket, from the other he selects a card mentally, card is spelled in both decks and the last card is the thought of Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 5
Unknown Mental Spelling progressive spelling set-up Mental Magic with Cards 17
Bob Hummer The Puzzling Speller progressive set-upRelated toAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 83
Unknown Quadruple Spelling progressive set-up, four spectators Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Theodore Annemann Another Thought Spelling progressive set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Jimmy Kater Improved Spelling Trick progressive set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Think It - Spell It progressive set-up with eight cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Thought Spelling progressive set-up, three spectators Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 53
Theodore Annemann Think of a Card one of eighteen, card spelled out, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
Henry Christ Spell Me! thought-of card, progressive set-upRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 195
Commander Slayton Spelling a Card merely Thought Of: Commander Slayton's Method Variations Greater Magic 315
John Northern Hilliard J.N. Hilliard's Method thought-of speller, ten-card set-up Greater Magic 317
Theodore Annemann Magic versus Mentalism thought of card is spelled to from 2 decks, progressive spelling set-up The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 363
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up) More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
Alphonso Much Thought three thought-of cards found by spelling, two decks, progressive spelling set-up The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 367
Frederick Mosteller Bravo! five decks, multiple phase mental speller, suits spelled and values counted (count-spell), see Back Room reference for correctionsRelated toVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 49) 200
Frederick Mosteller Encore! spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, count-spellInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 236
Frederick Mosteller, Frederick Braue, Orville Wayne Meyer Encore Spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, 3 versions, count-spellRelated to My Best 103
Unknown Thought Stealer progressive set upVariations The Royal Road to Card Magic 23
Ronald B. Edwards X-Spell-I-Mental mental speller The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 648
Vern Schoneck Spellbound two variations of a speller, spectator thinks of a card in the deck, performer puts cards on by one on spectator's hand, who spells his card in his mind, the last letter is his card The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 142) 570
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist thought-of card is spelled to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1103
Dai Vernon Mental Spell progressive set-up The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 177
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele-Mental one to four spectators get cards, think of one, mental speller The Cardiste (Issue 7) 8
Edward Marlo Mental Spell is this Paul Rosini's? Fingertip peeked at card is spelled to, progressive spelling set-up Estimation 49
Dai Vernon Mental Spell one of ten, multiple out, setup?? Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 41
Paul Swinford Duo-Spell two thought-of cards, sixteen card set-up Faro Fantasy 30
Edward Marlo Speller Presentation thought-of spelling with progressive set-up and optional prediction (billet index) Expert Card Conjuring 86
Paul Swinford Duo Spell two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for referencesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 194
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Spell four spectators spell down to mentally selected cards, stack, second method with bank of twenty-four duplicates (page 182) Expert Card Mysteries 179
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Speller The Devil's Playthings 56
Joseph K. Schmidt JKSpell packet, progressive spelling set-up, see also p. 864 for credit informationInspired by
  • "Magic Spell" (Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct. 1946, p. 259)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 861
Roger Smith Think-Spell - And the Great Invisible Pass thought-of card spelled to, then put in center and comes back to top, progressive set-up Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 5
Alex Elmsley, Frederick Mosteller another encore red & black card thought of, they are spelled to after some shuffling (see Legendary Kabbala for Elmsley credit)Inspired byRelated to Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 12) 153
Allan Slaight Slaight's Sequel mental speller The Chronicles (Issue 6) 1116
Ken De Courcy Mental Choice Super Spell 7
Bob Hummer The Puzzling Speller progressive set-upAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 1
Jeff Altman Short and Sweet progressive set-up Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 9) 532
Max Abrams Max Abrams version for puzzling speller and highlighting mistake in original descriptionRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 112
Derek Dingle Miracle Mental Spell to two freely thought of cards, count-spell principleRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 169
Edward Marlo Mental Spell spelled to thought-of card card Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 242
Stewart James Doublethink spelling trick with story line, works with Si Stebbins Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 282
Unknown Thought Card Detection (1938) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 19
Frederick Braue 2) Mental Speller The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Frederick Braue Mental Telepathy Stack four spectators think of a card from a group, they're spelled out, progressive spellers (1935) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 1
Edward Marlo A Spelling Miracle spectator spells to freely thought of card Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 301
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Spelling progressive set up The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 xvii
James Swain Shocked prediction card in pocket finds one selection by spelling and matches another thought of selectionInspired by Don't Blink 37
Frederick Braue The Card You Took eight cards, progressive spelling, using Braue Memorized Deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 3
Frederick Braue The Thought Stealer one of six cards, progressive spelling, using Braue Memorized Deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 4
Frederick Braue, Dai Vernon Vernon Plus Braue thought-of cards from eight-card packet found via a spelling and down-under procedureRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 4
Edward Marlo Predicted Mental Spell spelling effect with predictions on billets The Olram File (Issue 16) 3
Tom Daugherty Under your Spell one card is thought of Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 2) 2326
Paul Rosini Paul Rosini's Spelling Trick with a Mentally Chosen Card progressive set-up More Greater Magic 1205
John Northern Hilliard Hilliard's Spelling Trick with a Mentally Chosen Card progressive set-up More Greater Magic 1205
Al Saal Addition to Commander Slayton's Spelling Trick Related to More Greater Magic 1225
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi, Arthur Finley Thought Stealer spectator spells name of his thought of card, progressive set-upInspired by Card College - Volume 1 49
Peter Duffie Spell Or Deal, It's Up to You! Spectator thinks of any card in packet, magician divines it, then choose to either down/under deal to it or spell to it. Effortless Card Magic 118
Marty Kane Part Three - Using 6 Target Cards - The Spell of Royalty
- Variation #1
- Variation #2
- Pellmell Spell
- Variation #1
- Variation #2
- Variation #3
- Spelling and Think-King
- Variation #1
- Variation #2
- Parallel Spell
- Variation
- Clientele Under Your Spell
- Variation
- Monthly Spells
- Variation
- Blanking Out Spells
- Variation for Two Spectators
- Variation for Three Spectators
Related to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 66) 1325
Simon Aronson Worker Bees Spelling trick to three selections (two chosen and one thought of) using UnDo InfluenceRelated toVariations Try the Impossible 37
Al Baker To Spell Mentally Chosen Card stacked deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 738
Woody Aragon The Cheerleader thought of card from a pile of cards is spelled to A Book in English 107
Doug Conn Impossible Speller Mentally selected card revealed by spelled to it. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 21
Max Maven Composite Speller Deck is cut and half given to each of two spectators. Each thinks of a card in their half. The value of one card is combined with the suit of the other. The deck is reassembled and the composite card spelled. It turns up at the final letter.Related to
  • "Premonition in Reverse" (Tony Griffith, Semi-Automatic Card Tricks, Vol. 6, 2006)
  • "Joint Banking" (Doug Canning, Semi-Automatic Card Tricks, Vol. 6, 2006)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 155