42 entries in Propless / Phone Effects
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Theodore Annemann The Bell Mystery coding an object, name is named before number, public telephones SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 41
Theodore Annemann Publicity Stunt any information is revealed by partner on other end of phone The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 53
Theodore Annemann On the Wire random person phoned, name divinedRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
Theodore Annemann Weird Wire medium phoned and tells one out of five designs, selected cards and wordVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 558
Theodore Annemann Gaglets one object is revealed by medium on telephone The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 81
Don Medley This Is It! reading mind over phone, see Back Room #96 for correctionRelated toVariations The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 94) 380
Karl Fulves The Connection assistant phoned, he divines card The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 44
Aaron Wainer Phonetics random person called during performance says that he also has a magician guest who had him choose a card, they match The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 37
John Hudak Printer's Demon phoned medium reveals content on a page on freely selected newspaper, see p. 874 for credit informationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 77
Francis J. Baker Devil's Dial number dialled, person at other end divines a number, see also p. 342 & 348Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 5) 327
Karl Fulves Speak Up phone number converted to "psychic equivalent" with calculator, this number called and something divined, see also p. 815 for comment by J. BensonInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 748
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Retrospective long article about the evolution of phone effects, reprinted from Sphinx, 1942
- "20th Century Telepathy" (John Northern Hilliard)
- John Percival, Benedict and Paul Rockwood versions
- Fred D. Muth & elimination principle
- "One By Swindle" (F. Jackson)
- U. F. Grant
- "Colored Silks" (Earl Thomas)
- "Operator Calling" (Harris Solomon)
- "Right Number" (Kent Arthur)
- "The Phantom Phone" (Howard Savage)
- "Winged Thoughts" (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
- "Phoned Thots" (Orville Meyer)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 6) 952
Al Mann The Telephone Effect random person phoned, name divined, method for "On the Wire"Inspired by Acidus 15
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Over the Telephone shuffled ESP cards in envelope, order is divined over phone The Third Ecstasy 29
Al Mann Lorant - Long Range Telepathy reading mind over phone, streamlined version of This Is It!Inspired by Classified 12
Al Mann The Abstract Thought Lorant, with two thoughtsInspired byVariations Classified 15
Al Mann The Uninvited three books, unknown person is called which names the chosen words Of Words and Wizards 13
Henry Christ Tele-Dice dice trick over telephone The Chronicles (Issue Close-up Folio No. 11) 11
Karl Fulves, Alvin Stine To The Dogs newspaper test over phone by Alvin Stine with a special issue of NY Times Interlocutor (Issue 40) 160
Thomas Alan Waters No. 2: On the Wired Thought random person phoned, name divined and the person names a year which is divined too, combination of two Annemann effectsRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Gene Grant Long Distance 2081 a word from a list is thought of by spectator and divined over phone Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 94
Reinhard Müller Telefon Trick coin, key and pen on table and distributed into pockets by spectator, performer names locationInspired by Six Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Al Mann Wizard's Walk telephone book test over the phone, mathematical principleRelated to
  • "Arithmetical Whoopee" in Royal Vale Heath's "Math-E-Magic", 1953
Phantom Voices 8
Al Mann, Prince Thebb The Way of the Warlock dictionary book test over the phone Phantom Voices 11
Al Mann Phone-Voyance history of tricks over the phoneRelated to
  • John Northern Hillard's "Twentieth Century Telepathy" in "The Sphinx", Vol. 3; No. 12, 1905
Phantom Voices 6
Al Mann Random House Mystery dictionary book test over the phone, word from a sentence is selected and looked at in the dictionary, fishing Phantom Voices 15
Dale Rabon Radio Wizard radio interview, interviewer choses a song from the top hundred list, medium is called who divines title The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 125
Philip T. Goldstein d. Telephone Bonsai order of four ESP cards is divined by medium over phone Doth 4
Philip T. Goldstein Numpersona telephone application with astrological sign revelationInspired by Doth 12
Philip T. Goldstein Message Units multiple phase telephone test with medium on other side, involving coin, bill, color, dice Doth 13
Philip T. Goldstein Phone Effects credit information Doth 13
Karl Fulves Unsolved Problems person from phone book chosen, that instant the phone rings an it is this person, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 48) 202
Karl Fulves Phone In numbers by people who are randomly phoned add up to previous named number, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 48) 202
Ray Brady Different Version of the Telephone Trick spectator calls friend and whispers card, performer divines it, gaffed phone Interlocutor (Issue 50) 236
Michael Weber Just the Fax psychological test is faxed and answers predicted, psychological forces Life Savers 117
Peter Warlock The Hilliard Syndrome medium called, coding through name of mediumVariations New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 1) 10
Walter Brusa Afterthoughts on Peter Warlock's Hilliard Syndrome simplified codingInspired by New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 4) 17
Philip T. Goldstein Range-Rider Branching Anagrams applied to States in the USA Thabbatical 6
Philip T. Goldstein Contimental any European country thought of and divinedVariations Thabbatical 3
Michael Skinner Birthday Telepathy number divination, possible via telephone Classic Sampler 29
Karl Fulves Transliterate medium is called and described spectator and names chosen card Combo II 93
Max Maven Contimental any European country thought of and divinedRelated to The Black Book of Mentalism 6