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Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions Modern Magic 44
Unknown Shuffling Deck with Key Card Modern Magic 65
Unknown Tricks with Long Cards simple location of a card, either by using long card as key or by forcing long card Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown Shuffling with Key Card "very small risk of the two cards being parted" Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown with the aid of a wide card - Third Method
wide card as key card
Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown Die rätselhafte Harmonie spectator choses same card as other spectator, key card Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown Eine Karte am Geruch erkennen locating a card because of its smell, key card Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown Third Method bottom card placed next to selection via reverse spread cull (perhaps, unclear) The Art of Magic 42
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key Also published here The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan Placement Control cards returned to spread with known distance, brought together under key with dealing procedure The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 7
Charles T. Jordan Placement via Key Card deck dealt into piles, key which was next to selection is at same position as selection in different piles The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Jack Merlin The Spread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually foundVariations Merlin's Master Miracles 20
Oswald Rae A Remarkable Coincidence spectator cuts deck in three piles, remembers a card and cuts it back, second spectator locates card, two key cards Sub Rosa 14
Tom Sellers A Deceptive Card Trick Sellers' Secrets 9
Theodore Annemann Whichever You Please The Book Without A Name 16
Unknown Center Pull-Out Key Card Placement Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 84
Tom Sellers Steps unusual selection procedure Card Tricks That Work 3
Tom Sellers Lift a Few spectator cuts cards and replaced, performer divines number of cards, 2 key cards come from sleeve Card Tricks That Work 8
Unknown The Key Card Principle - An Example of Presentation Variations Mental Magic with Cards 9
Unknown Reversed Cards as Indicator No. 3 of "Substitutes for the Pass", secretly reversed card as key card Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 93
Unknown Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together Mental Magic with Cards 21
Unknown Sighting a Card in the Middle of the Deck 1. Ruffling the Pack for Return of Card
2. The Push Through
3. Charlier Pass Move
4. Palming Half the Deck
5. Turning Index Corner in Fan of Cards
6. Index of Card Above Chosen Card
7. Sighting Card After Spectator Peeks at Index
8. Sighting Any Card Called For
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 141
Unknown The Card and Number Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 88
William Larsen Cut in Detection estimated floating key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 39
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 91
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Detection two key cards, out of hand selection procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 94
Victor Farelli Push selection procedure that sets a key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 22
Unknown Detected by Fingerprints behind the back key placement Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 84
Unknown A Count Down Mystery with out-of-hand key card placement Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 87
Tom Sellers The One-Way Key Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 165
Charles T. Jordan Cagliostro's Vision complicated key card placement with dealing Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Theodore Annemann Locatrik location with two keys and two outs, Gemini Twins precursor The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 262
Unknown Sleeve Addition key cards are added behind the back from sleeve Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Unknown New Card Discovery two key cards, spectator shuffles briefly Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Jean Hugard Oops Control Variation reversed key card that is accidentally discovered Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 49
U. F. Grant A Count Down Discovery one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 153
Unknown Shuffling Despite Key Card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 22
Unknown Spectator Riffle Shuffles and key remains on top or near top Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 89
James Maxwell The Locator spectator's shuffling while short card stays next to selection Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Unknown The Top Card Location key card starts on top Greater Magic 95
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon Subtlety distant crimped key card Greater Magic 52
Theodore Annemann Sixth Method. (Crimp and table spread) crimped distant key Greater Magic 55
Unknown The Bottom Card Location featuring several key card placements and strategies:
Joker Discard to Locate Key
Face-Dwon Ribbon-Spread Key Placement
Face-Up Ribbon Spread Key Placement
Deal-Down Key Placement
Distant Key Card
Cardcase Load of Key Card
Greater Magic 90
Paul Rosini A Great Location Trick subtle key card locationRelated to Greater Magic 570
Martin Gardner Three Piles Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 277
Tom Sellers Another Push Location key next to free selection Greater Magic 36
Unknown The Slip Location placing key under spread next to selection Greater Magic 38
Unknown A Joker Trick Greater Magic 240
Unknown A Miracle Discovery hands off key card placement Greater Magic 246
Al Baker Nufind two key cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 299
Unknown Double-Backed Key Card Greater Magic 83
Unknown The New Pack Location key card tricks using new pack order Greater Magic 99
U. F. Grant Reversed Key Card The "Whoops!" ControlAlso published here Greater Magic 81
Unknown The Top and Bottom Location having 2 key cards Greater Magic 96
Unknown Shuffling with a Key Card Greater Magic 94
Unknown Shuffling despite Key Cards - The Overhand Shuffle
- The Dovetail Shuffle
Greater Magic 96
Unknown The Master Card Location two key cards, spectator riffle shuffles Greater Magic 97
Louis Lam Pusho packet pushed (poke) from center as selection procedure Be Deceived 23
Oscar Weigle Nu-Locato key card placement after peek Do That Again! 39
Theodore Annemann The Simplex Hindu Location simple, key card placement The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 399
Orville Wayne Meyer The "Last Word" Location two key cards, multiple out procedure in placing one of the keys More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 43
Theodore Annemann Nail Nick Key Control The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Location remote key Expert Card Technique 398
Allan Howell Foretold selection with numbers and dealing procedure predicted The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 559
Charles Hopkins 25 - The "Pilot Card". "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 39
Audley Walsh The Mystic Twelve cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count forceVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 531
Unknown Setting a Key Card Expert Card Technique 116
Herb Runge Gemini Twins Placement The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Unknown Slip Shuffle Key Placement The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 673
Charles Arbuthnot Double Key Location The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 688
G. W. Hunter Backhanded reprinted from The Magic Wand, card sticks to back of hand, key card location The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 110) 660
Herb Runge A Thought Ahead TantalizerRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 618
Charlie Miller, Jack McMillen The Triple Discovery three cards, 26th keyVariations More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 29
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Phenomenal touched card found, distant key card The Stripper Deck 18
Bruce Elliott Middle Maze two card location, center key cardInspired by The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 143) 804
Unknown A Reversed Card as a Key Card The Stripper Deck 7
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Stripper Key The Stripper Deck 23
Henry Christ, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Perfect Card Location - Impromptu Method see footnote Prepared Cards and Accessories 9
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key cardRelated to Prepared Cards and Accessories 8
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Key Card Placement The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 32) 133
Eugenia Braue The Miracle Divination ungaffed methodInspired byRelated to Tricks and Sleights 14
Clyde Cairy Ode to The Jinx three piles, one card from one pile selected and packet counted, card is found in performer's pocket The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 193
Al Baker Nufind two key cards Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 33
Theodore Annemann Locatrix selection is located behind back Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Jean Hugard More Card Magic (Continued) key card placement with overhand shuffle Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 6) 80
Capt. Jones Screwey Card Location Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 35
Edward Marlo Just Another Miracle distant daubed key card Tricks with Daub 5
Edward Marlo The Force tell-free force, re-selection, key card in case of missed force Tricks with Daub 10
George McAthy My Best Trick clever My Best 99
Edward Marlo The Spectator Cuts daubed key card Tricks with Daub 5
Edward Marlo Daub Co-incidence daubed instead of glimpsed key card Tricks with Daub 7
Edward Marlo In Lieu of Pencil daub on borrowed deck as alternative to pencil dotted key card Tricks with Daub 9
James G. Thompson Jr. Out of These Hands My Best 115
Warren Wiersbe Packet Prediction cards cut off top and bottom to show no key cards are in useRelated toVariations Mental Cases With Cards 3
Warren Wiersbe In My Estimation ... performer cuts off same amount of cards as spectatorRelated to Mental Cases With Cards 6
Warren Wiersbe Superstitious Mentalism four key cards thirteen apart Mental Cases With Cards 14
Warren Wiersbe Divination Supreme cards shuffled face-up face-down in process by spectatorInspired by Mental Cases With Cards 17
J. B. Bobo The Isolated Key corner dotted card in center as reference Watch This One! 32
Edward Marlo Crimp Placement out of hands Marlo In Spades 41
J. B. Bobo Milk Shuffle Key Placement card replaced during overhand shuffle Watch This One! 34
J. B. Bobo Telepathic Miracle key card placed next to thought-of cardRelated to Watch This One! 40
R. M. Jamison 57 two times performer knows where selection is, when spectator turns up cards and names them The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 502
James Auer Three Linked Discoveries location of three thought of cards Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 22
J. B. Bobo A New Key Card single rough-smooth pair Watch This One! 31
Charles T. Jordan A New Card Discovery key above and below selection and riffle shuffle, added in 1947 reprint (instead of "Just a Square of Paper") The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 38
Unknown Shuffling around Key or Crimp Watch This One! 17
Unknown Shuffling with Key Card Watch This One! 37
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Card remote key The Royal Road to Card Magic 73
Unknown A Meeting of the Minds remote key, alomst challenge The Royal Road to Card Magic 74
Unknown Remote Key The Royal Road to Card Magic 73
George G. Kaplan New Card Affinity using distant key card to count to spectator's card The Fine Art of Magic 65
George G. Kaplan The Captain Kidd Card (First Version) using a distant key card and a "natural" The Fine Art of Magic 101
Unknown The Key Undercut see also applications The Royal Road to Card Magic 69
Unknown Sliding Key Card under-spread placement The Royal Road to Card Magic 80
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Unknown Key Undercut Shuffle shuffling after placement The Royal Road to Card Magic 69
Roy Walton ABC The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 752
Unknown Hit The Deck Weird card location with key card Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 35
Unknown The Mahatma Marvel Card Trick Location with spectator dealing and distant key card Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 35
Unknown Sure Way to Find a Chosen Card Basic key card location of selection Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 30
Unknown The Great "Stop!" Trick Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 33
Dr. Ben B. Braude Braude's Mental Card Trick No. 51 Scarne on Card Tricks 91
Max Holden Mind Control No. 44, Locate with key card Scarne on Card Tricks 77
Carmine Laino Behind the Back Card Trick No. 6, "A favorite trick of magician Carmine Laino", deck cut behind performer's back, card remembered at bottom of cut portion, performer divines identity Scarne on Card Tricks 17
Unknown You Do as I Do No. 13, Standard Do As I do effect with two decks, spectator / performer selects same card coincidentallyRelated to Scarne on Card Tricks 27
Al Baker, Dr. Ben B. Braude You Do as I Do (Using one pack of cards) No. 14, Do As I Do, performer picks out spectator's card, asks spectator to take out similar card and is able to divine it Scarne on Card Tricks 29
John Scarne The Four Packs No. 20, Spectator deals deck into four piles, remembers the top card of each pile, assemble the deck, performer divines the four cards Scarne on Card Tricks 40
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
Theodore Annemann Locatrix No. 58, Divine card behind back Scarne on Card Tricks 104
Edward Marlo Placing the Key Cards placing key card next to peeked at cards with cutting sequences
A. Placing Key Card by Step Control
B. Placing Key Card Using Cut Control
C. Placing of Key Card using Shuffle Control
D. Placing of Key Card by Use of Side Steal Control
Control Systems 71
Edward Marlo "Half Plus One" bringing a key card next to a certain card with faro shuffle The Faro Shuffle 30
Edward Marlo It's Mathematical stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, two effects Faro Notes 40
Edward Marlo Alternative Procedures stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, see previous item Faro Notes 43
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key cardRelated to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 7
Unknown Center Cut Key Card Placement Marlo Meets His Match 5
James Steranko No-Touch Key Placement spectator selects and replaces card while performer has his back turned Steranko on Cards 50
Charlie Miller Behind Back Location The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 59
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 14 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 24
Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon Variation of Vernon's Spread Trick The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 35
Mark J. Grenier Face down Discovery deck dealt in four piles, card found in face down pile The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 357) 256
Harry Lorayne Impossibility distant key card in spread Close-up Card Magic 67
Edward Marlo Key Card Plus Estimation:
First Method
Second Method
Third Method
combining estimation with a distant key Estimation 24
Edward Marlo Sixth Method out-of-hand key card placement Estimation 30
Harry Lorayne This is Mind-Reading? two key cards, spectator shuffles, out of hands selectionRelated to Close-up Card Magic 86
Unknown, Edward Marlo Fifth Method spectator's shuffle likely retains top/bottom cards, key card Estimation 29
Laurie Ireland, Theodore Annemann Red/Black Shuffle for Key retaining a key at 26, credit information by MarloRelated to Estimation 32
Edward Marlo Twelfth Method based on principle that spectator shuffles top card to bottom in small packet overhand shuffle Estimation 33
Edward Marlo Key - Faro Aces setting aces as keys for a multiple controlRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 8
Milton Kort Three Static Solutions three solutionsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 30
Dai Vernon Key Card Placement running cutRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 159
Dai Vernon Key Card Location spread Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 166
Roy Walton Dead Easy Location four key cardsInspired by
  • Larry Jennings problem
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 79
Unknown Peek Key Card Placement key placed next to peeked at card Deck-Sterity 23
Karl Fulves Spread Correction determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffleRelated toVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 20
Karl Fulves The Floating Locator determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle with full deck stackVariations Epilogue (Issue 3) 21
Jack Avis An Ace Locator aces distributed as key cardsRelated to
  • p. 179 for further references
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 180
Unknown Basic Move 1 poke key card placement The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 183
Unknown Basic Move 4 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 183
Unknown Basic Move 2 pretense to glimpse selection next to key card The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 183
Alan Keith Prelude "Circus Card Trick" to set up key cardsInspired by Expert Card Mysteries 136
Francis J. Baker Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 378
Karl Fulves The Partial Faro selection procedure with faros that places a key card next to selection Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 53
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Key Placement Hierophant (Issue 3) 142
Edward Marlo Key Card Throw-Offs peek control with key card Advanced Fingertip Control 37
Edward Marlo Double Key Card Throw-Off peeked cards, two methods Advanced Fingertip Control 38
Karl Fulves A Telephone Mystery medium is called and names selection when order of deck is read out, distant key The Book of Numbers 5
Karl Fulves The Non-Slip Cut - Basic Technique spectator removes block from center, a card is held back there The Book of Numbers 25
Karl Fulves Controlled Cut controlling card 26 apart from a key, non-slip cut The Book of Numbers 26
Karl Fulves Ace-Dice-Ace position of selection is found via mathematical procedure involving dice, non-slip cut The Book of Numbers 27
Karl Fulves Chance? Fate? two card location, key card The Book of Numbers 31
George Blake Oracle Jr. "Oracle" as location instead of prediction, packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse farosInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5) 412
Audley Walsh, Jon Racherbaumer The Mystic Twelve Recall cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count forceInspired by On the Clock Effect 5
Harvey Rosenthal The Center Cut center block pass false cut, credit information, as key placement for peeked at cardRelated to Epilogue (Issue 12) 93
Edward Marlo, Henry Christ Marlo on the Christ Force as key card placement, five variationsRelated to Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 283
Roy Walton Ten Paces to the Right selection ten cards away from face-up Ten spot, faro (see page 8 for non-faro suggestion by J. Stewart Smith), see page 16 for correctionInspired by Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 4
Edward Marlo Placement Control crimp, basically tabled version of Vernon's PlacementInspired by Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 13
Gene Finnell The 26th Card two selections are in same position in two halves Epilogue (Issue 14) 115
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton Expansion Notes: As A Coincidence procedure to control two peeked cards twenty-six apart, effect application in which two selection appear at same position in two halves Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton As A Single Card Discovery Expansion Notes, faro and twenty-six key Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton As A Triple Card Revelation Expansion Notes, faro and twenty-six key Epilogue (Issue 14) 114
David Solomon, Steve Draun S-D Location two phase locationVariations Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 65
Henry Christ Card Clairvoyant improvementInspired by Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 10) 78
Dr. Jacob Daley Peek Key Control setting key next to peeked card Million Dollar Card Secrets 107
John Quine Quine's Key Placement Variations Card Cavalcade 104
John Quine Key Card Throwoff #1 riffle shuffle despite key Card Cavalcade 102
John Quine Key Card Throwoff #2 Card Cavalcade 104
Harry Lorayne The Mind Boggler any card thought of, then a dealing procedure, scratched distant key card Rim Shots 13
Karl Fulves Spread Correction determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 21
Karl Fulves The Floating Locator determining position of key cards in the deck after a riffle shuffle with full deck stack Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 23
Ken Krenzel Miracle Revelation Inspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 89
Karl Fulves Notes On The Handling - 4. key card placement from riffle shuffle cull Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 53
Edward G. Brown The Detective Card Trick selection is at same position as face up card in other half The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 96
Lin Searles Impromptu Miracle Inspired by
  • "Staggered" (Eddie Joseph)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8th Folio) 673
Harry Lorayne Improvisation Location placing two key cards Rim Shots 113
Edward Marlo On the Subject of the Christ Force setting to 2 key cards Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 6) 48
Frank Garcia Reversed Card Idea Oops-Control Super Subtle Card Miracles 108
Gerald Kosky Yore Finder two key cards and optional fishing, credit correction on page 65Related to Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 39
Edward Marlo System Controls up to four peeked cards, cutting procedure combined with distant key card and a faro The Unexpected Card Book 128
Edward Marlo Camouflage Control - The No Slip Cut "Basic Technique" and "Controlled Cut", procedures with center cuts and distant key cards The Unexpected Card Book 144
Edward Marlo Cam-Incidence reversed card coincides in position with freely selected card, distant reversed key card The Unexpected Card Book 145
Philip T. Goldstein Vested Power card selected by number and position, number and card found with spelling Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 5
Paul Curry Turn of the Century Related toVariationsAlso published here Paul Curry Presents 57
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-up, see also p. 758 for comment by Marvin JohnsonAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 5) 715
Jeff Busby 2nd Thot spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffleInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 8) 746
Philip T. Goldstein Spot'n'Scoop Control sighting card in face-up ribbon spread and moving it to top by cut afterwards Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 3
Edward Marlo Obvious Suggestion using Secret Incomplete Faro Condition Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 307
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Placement The Magic of Francis Carlyle 11
Francis Carlyle Mental Selection of a Card single card divnination The Magic of Francis Carlyle 67
Ken Krenzel Impromptu R. S. Peek Deck secret incomplete faro condition Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 299
Eddie Fields P-O-P Peek Related toVariations The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 48
Nick Trost Weighing the Cards Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 19
Ken Krenzel Invisible Transfer Placement The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 60
Edward Marlo Marlo's Peek Deck The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 128
Michael Ammar Kick Key glimpsing peeked-at card Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 7) 220
Karl Fulves, Herb Runge Gemini Twins Placement Related to Impromptu Opener 2
Jerry K. Hartman Dup-licates The Chronicles (Issue 19) 1250
Karl Fulves Future Key two cards found The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 36
Karl Fulves St. Regis Sleight II half stack used to key position of selection made from incomplete riffle shuffled deck Riffle Shuffle Control 2
Frank Garcia Slip Cut Key Placement after Peek Exclusive Card Secrets 38
Unknown Impossible Two Ace Location gemini twins with overhand shuffle instead of dealing to find two cards Exclusive Card Miracles 31
Andrew Galloway Key Card Handling Diverting Card Magic 28
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Key Placement Encore I 19
Stephen Minch Contact performer finds selected ESP card, one way key card Mind Novas 31
Unknown Graphite Match Box Daub daub on key cardRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 12
Bob Hummer Thotograhy spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffle, marked key card with needle scratchVariations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 25
Edward Marlo Christ-Crossed Clairvoyance two cards named after Christ-Force type procedure, double backer Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 71
Harry Lorayne Out Of Hand distant key, faro Best of Friends 337
Terry LaGerould Fanta-Spread key card placement after domino spread turnover Best of Friends 141
Dai Vernon Running Cut Placement Best of Friends 180
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Christ Location no-touch cut-deeper selection procedure Sessions 39
Edward Marlo Faro Location three packets, 27th key The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 78
Richard Goldshot RG Location using two crimps and a faro shuffle, twenty-six key card, see also page 1075 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 9) 967
Richard Goldshot No Looking Goody Goody two crimps, faro shuffle two selections, twenty-six key card, see further credits, see also page 1075 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 9) 968
Edward Marlo Dribble Glimpse bold Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Roberto Giobbi Spread Key Card Placement The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 5
Dai Vernon Running Card Key Placement Diverting Kreations 9
Edward Marlo Crimp Control seven methods to control selection with crimped deck, also key card handlings Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 223
Edward Marlo Key Card Subtlety narrow or bellied card and tabled riffle shuffle after placement Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 85
Richard Goldshot Deck Patrol sandwich location with some matching cards, distant key, faro Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 12) 1148
Charlie Miller Additional Miller Notes - holding break while tapping on table
- nailnick and estimate distance from key
- "Vernon's 7 card, 7 piles trick."
(1940)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 1
Frederick Braue The Ribbonspread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually found, spread with jogged key cardInspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 7
Mike Bornstein On Target featuring a key card cutting placement Best of Friends - Volume II 151
Edward Marlo Slip Cut Key Placement after Peek Lake Tahoe Card Magic 43
Edward Marlo Marlo Running Cut Sequence Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 10) 1291
Frederick Braue FB Card Control riffle force with break or key card placement The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 29
Frederick Braue The Sliding Key - Braue Handling with pressure fan The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 22
Unknown Sliding Key Control with fan The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 22
Unknown Use for Short Card count-down placement, spectator shuffles The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 5
Unknown To Reverse a Card for a Marker KM Move type reversal to reverse bottom card during overhand shuffle, face-up key card (1937) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
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 Infallible Packet Estimation spectator cuts 3 packets Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 159
Roberto Giobbi Considerations on the Management and Handling of the Key Card Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 6
Roberto Giobbi Types of Key Cards Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 7
Roberto Giobbi Hindu Shuffle Placement Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 7
Larry Jennings Placement Cut cut that places top card next to selection, alternative to slip cut, in the hands The Cardwright 30
Roberto Giobbi The Dribble Key Card Replacement Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 9
Roberto Giobbi A Stooge against his will Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2, No. 7&8 Arcane) 11
Edward Marlo Marked Control marked deck, key card Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 168
Christoph Borer Thought Rise thought of card ends up on top of the deckAlso published here Seminarheft 4
Gary Kurtz The Hofzinser Cull Placement Continuations and Departures 22
Dai Vernon The Vernon Placement running cut Continuations and Departures 23
Harry Lorayne "Keyn" Location key card location Trend Setters 71
Harry Lorayne Convincing key card location Trend Setters 68
Harry Lorayne Key Card Ruse faro to throw off key card thoughts Trend Setters 69
Alex Elmsley Shadowed sunken key is used for selection The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 337
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure I one deck, distant key, fair selection process The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 340
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure II distant keys, performer stops at selection The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 355
Alex Elmsley Calcolate X 2 two selections made out of performer's hands, three keys The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 361
Edward Marlo Setting Key Card at 26 spectator shuffles deck The Olram File (Issue 3) 9
Edward Marlo Put A Shine On Your Mind "Ways to Ascertain the Value of a Thought-Card"
five methods with procedures in which spectator needs to remove as many cards as the thought-of value, partial set-up, memorized deck, distant key card
The Olram File (Issue 3) 7
Edward Marlo, Oscar Weigle Cure for a Late Night Location edge marked card, faro The Olram File (Issue 5) 5
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Miracle two small numbers and selections are divined, distant key The Olram File (Issue 6) 12
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Unknown Double Key Card Setting including Marlo's Ruse Cull to set key cards in place The Olram File (Issue 8) 14
Edward Marlo The Olram Poke three methods inspired by Ginsburg Poke
- First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method - "Estimation Poke" (spelling)
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 9) 5
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Key Placement The Magic of Michael Ammar 149
Larry West Cut-Up amount of cut cards is divined and card changes into selection The Minotaur (Vol. 3, No. 4) 8
Karl Fulves Zodiac Sell card chosen in spectator's hands, another card turns face-up, ZODIAC is spelled to find selection Deceptive Practices 70
Edward Marlo Drop Cut Control placing key next to peeked at card during running cut The Olram File (Issue 11) 3
Stewart James Nullifactor Move The Olram File (Issue 12) 1
Gary Kurtz Nach Hofzinser (Cull-Methode) key placement handling Prinzipien in der Praxis 22
Dai Vernon Leitkartenkontrolle nach Dai Vernon running cut key placement Prinzipien in der Praxis 23
Bob King Impossible Location spectator cuts deck into three piles, remembers top card of any pile and loses it The Breather 4
Gary Kurtz Two Heads Are Better Than One a friend locates a card, stooged with some simple instructions Prinzipien in der Praxis 21
Bob King Breathing Life into the 26 Card Key three piles, faroing crimp next to selectionRelated to The Breather 2 16
Dai Vernon イモーショナルリアクション (Emotional Reaction) Larry Jennings's Card Technique 115
Alex Elmsley Placing a Key at Twenty-sixth Position finessed methods with faro shuffle The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 300
Karl Fulves Blue Moon blackjacks chosen despite random cuts and then counting to 26th card, spectator's blackjack changes back color Crooked Tales 25
Alex Elmsley A Woven and Cut Case penelope-procedure (pile cut off, counted, card at that position is selection), key is placed next to selection via faro The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 325
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz Key Card Move double backer is placed next to selection in out-of-hands selection procedure More Greater Magic 1105
Horace Goldin, John Northern Hilliard "How It Is Done", or "The Indeceptive Deception", or "One For The Wise Ones" sucker key card placement to throw off magicians More Greater Magic 1207
Karl Fulves Top and Bottom Keys getting known cards to top and bottom Crooked Tales 121
Paul Rosini Your Number - Your Card Related to Card College - Volume 1 147
Roberto Giobbi The Key Card introduction Card College - Volume 1 135
Unknown The Key Card in a Hand-to-hand Spread Card College - Volume 1 137
Unknown Key Card in a Ribbon-Spread Card College - Volume 1 138
Unknown Glimpse and Placement from dribble Card College - Volume 1 140
Unknown Placing a Key Card with the Hindu Shuffle Card College - Volume 1 157
Juan Tamariz, Moe Seidenstein, Jimmy Grippo A Phenomenal Memory performer apparently remembers a whole spread and thus identifies a chosen card that has been moved from its position Card College - Volume 1 145
Karl Norman Follow-Up Routine Spectator selects a card, shuffles it back into the deck, selection ends up on top 40 Years at the Forks 29
Unknown Tabled Ribbon Spread Control with a key card Card College - Volume 1 143
Unknown Control in a Hand-to-Hand-Spread "Location, Identification and Control with a Key Cards" Card College - Volume 1 142
Sam Schwartz Thot Echo two card location, straight set-upRelated toVariationsAlso published here Card College - Volume 1 149
Unknown Further Thoughts on the Key Card - Shuffling with a Key Card Card College - Volume 1 144
Unknown Letting the Spectator Shuffle with a Key Card Card College - Volume 1 144
Sveroni Der letzte Kartentrick spectator remembers a card at his thought of number and cuts the deck, performer tries to cut the deck that the card is back at the same position, card is then found in performer's pocket Typisch Sveroni 28
Unknown Key-Card Placement with the Lift Shuffle Card College - Volume 2 258
Karl Fulves Gemini Twins Key Placement out of hands Blocking Off 92
Unknown Cut Deeper Force Key Placement 13 Prophets 10
John Scarne Overhand Shuffle Control three cards, key, see also p. 196 for variation Blocking Off 193