584 entries in Cards / Principles / Locator Cards
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Unknown La Carte Dansante (The dancing card) selection appears on the wall, goes left and right and up until the card vanishes and appears again, thread and duplicate La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife Modern Magic 69
Unknown The Long Card Modern Magic 60
Unknown Dribble Force Precursor using wide card Modern Magic 65
Unknown To Divide the Pack into several Packets on the Table, allowing the Company to stop you at any Moment, and to cause the Top Card of the Heap last made to Change into the Chosen Card wide card as key card Modern Magic 65
Unknown A Card having been Chosen and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to Produce the Chosen Card instantly in various ways long card or stripper deck, see following tricks Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck Modern Magic 62
Unknown To Change a Card drawn haphazard to the Chosen Card long card or stripper Modern Magic 63
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick Tricks with Cards 70
Charlier The Charlier System punch marked deck Tricks with Cards 55
Unknown Long or Wide Cards Tricks with Cards 38
Unknown with the aid of a wide card - Third Method
wide card as key card
Tricks with Cards 69
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 Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card Tricks with Cards 42
Unknown The Pocket-picking Trick selection extracted by feel from deck in spectator's pocket, stripper or long card or ungaffed Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed Tricks with Cards 97
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan More Magic 22
Charlier The Charlier System of Card-Marking punch marked deck More Magic 66
Charlier Reading the Cards More Magic 68
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck More Magic 81
Unknown To name the Article taken by each of Four Persons four objects pocketed while performer is out of room, but linked to 4 memorized punch-marked cards More Magic 87
Unknown Amerikanische Methode nail nick Der moderne Kartenkünstler 131
Unknown Natürliche Methode observing irregularities in back design Der moderne Kartenkünstler 132
Unknown Card Punch on Pull in sleeve Der moderne Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Deutsche Methode punch mark Der moderne Kartenkünstler 130
Unknown Könige, Damen und Buben picture cards shuffled and placed underneath handkerchief, performer produces all kings, queens and jacks without looking, two methodsRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 34
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Non plus ultra several cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Noli me tangere several cards on table, spectators turn cards end for end and performer identifies which ones, one-way punch mark Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Die geheimnisvollen Würfel - two dice thrown and sum counted to repeatedly until deck is divided in two halves, they're separated in red and black
- red and black separation by performer without dice but crimp or punch instead
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 110
Unknown Edge Marked Locator New Era Card Tricks 75
Unknown The Card Marker device to secretly punch cards, two apparatus New Era Card Tricks 77
Unknown Apparent Second Sight freely chosen cards are located behind back, secret punching of selections through handkerchiefRelated to New Era Card Tricks 76
Unknown Wide Card New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown Narrow Pack Location deck switch to locate cards New Era Card Tricks 208
Unknown The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection The Art of Magic 127
T. Nelson Downs Sixth Method featuring a new locator card, alternative for long card with portion sticking out in middle of one end The Art of Magic 155
Unknown Long Card The Art of Magic 87
Al Baker Al Baker's Deck of Cards with wide locator The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 474
Al Baker Al Baker's Pack, 2. The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 479
Unknown Nail Bump Card The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Jack Merlin Ink Card Used in Conjunction with Count Tricks Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Inked Card as Key Card in tabled spread Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Theodore Annemann The "Really New" Locator Card broken corner The Book Without A Name 10
Theodore Annemann A New Thought Card Spelling Effect The Book Without A Name 14
Al Baker Al Baker's Pack, 3. The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 480
Victor Farelli The Tail of the "Q" (A New "Key" Card.), edge marking a card so mark becomes visible in beveled deckRelated to Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 74
Chung Ling Soo The "Soo" Stripper Pack one-way edgemark Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 86
Unknown The "Slick" Ace Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 98
Victor Farelli Effect cards shuffled by spectator, still top card is correctly predicted on previous empty paper, locator card Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 99
Tom Sellers Unique Control Card rubber spot on card Card Tricks That Work 16
Theodore Annemann Broken Corner Locator Card SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 27
Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffleRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Theodore Annemann The Devil's Four Aces signed aces, three long duplicates, packets put in glasses The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 5
Theodore Annemann The Last of the Think Stop Tricks two cards, think stop by selecting number between one and ten, duplicates SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 28
Unknown The Nail or Pin Marking Principle Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown Thought Card Discovered pin marking through handkerchief Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection Mental Magic with Cards 13
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Master Mind two decks, three cards are predicted Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
Theodore Annemann The Migrating Pasteboard card travels from red half to black half, corner-short stranger card The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 44
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
Al Baker Your Pulse Tells spectator's index finger finds card, thick card ("click") The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 108
Theodore Annemann Edge-Marked Locator The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 104
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
Ben Erens Miracle Card Location nail nick while inserting card in fan Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Unknown New Card Locator coin impression locator card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Unknown Softened Corner corner bent back and forth until soft/broken, short card substitute Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 395
Dai Vernon Super Card Prediction stabbing force with principle that used deck splits always at same pointVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 29
Charles T. Jordan Twentieth Century Sorcery exploiting special feature on back of Bicycle Blue Thistle Backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 145
Charles T. Jordan The Mystery Problem position of selection is predicted, svengali deck with different finish on force cards, ending clean with switch-out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 251
Unknown Neat Card Detection only with Bicycle backs from the old days... Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle, pencil dot cardRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Glenn G. Gravatt Mental Vision four cards chosen and divined, pencil dot card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Unknown Nail Bump Card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 85
Unknown Phenominal Thought Cards selection is found by sense of touch blindfolded, punch marked key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 83
Arthur H. Buckley Indetecto divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 83
David Devant Thought Card Discovered punching selection secretly Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 306
Unknown It's Up to You impromptu punching some key cardsVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 308
Jean Hugard "Slick" Principle history and basic handling Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 95
Unknown Slick Card Control for multiple cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 98
Unknown The Master Card Speller using a slick card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 98
Unknown Counting by Eye cutting off certain number of cards, slick locator Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 99
Unknown Odd or Even cutting off odd or even number of cards at will, slick card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 99
Unknown The Mystic Cut Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 99
Unknown Impromptu Detection scratching as edge marksRelated toAlso published here
  • Charles T. Jordan's "An Impromptu Detection" in "Collected Tricks" p. 39
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Unknown The Half Moon Location slick card as distant key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 96
Unknown Location Plus slick key card, spectator (overhand) shuffles Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 97
Unknown Everybody's Card several spectators all select the same card, slick card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 97
Unknown, Alexander Herrmann Stage Location three selections found in spectator's pockets, one by spectator himself, variation of Alexander Herrmann's "The Egyptian Pocket" Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 97
Frank Lane A Slick Card Routine combo in which spectator finds selection, card is predicted, poker game is dealt, slick card and set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 100
Theodore Annemann Composite Routine spectator remembers card and its position, performer places card in pocket, turns out to be selections, three phases with different methods The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 206
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 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
Unknown A Novel Card Problem replacing cards in short deck for multiple location routine Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
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
James Maxwell The Locator spectator's shuffling while short card stays next to selection Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Unknown Vanishing Card short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 314
Unknown Short Card Force Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 384
U. F. Grant Behind the Pack counting procedure, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Unknown Single Card Force thick card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 127
Unknown The Pencil-Line Detection one-way via edge mark Greater Magic 65
Unknown The Inked Card Greater Magic 82
John Scarne Ace-Cutting four packets cut to and dropped, top ace turns over, daubed edgeVariations Greater Magic 72
Sid Lorraine Addition to Elliott's Crimp nail nick Greater Magic 52
Ben Erens, Henry Gordien, Louis Zingone Nicking the Edge of a Card three methods by those three people of nicking a selection, one with pencil Greater Magic 61
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Wax Technique Greater Magic 57
John Scarne Scarne Ridge Technique Greater Magic 59
Unknown Nail-Pricking the Surface of a Card Greater Magic 63
Unknown The Knife-Blade Detection scratching the face Greater Magic 65
Unknown The Warring Principle permanent metal tab at card Greater Magic 77
Unknown Removable Metal Clip adaption of The Warring Principle Greater Magic 78
Unknown Crescent Locator Card piece cut out and glued on card Greater Magic 78
Unknown Double Locator Card Court Loator Card ("Master Card") and Pip Locator Card, pieces glued on card Greater Magic 79
Unknown Silk Locator Card Greater Magic 79
Alfred Caroselli Celluloid Key Card transparent celluloid card as locator card Greater Magic 80
Unknown Impromptu Short Card broken corners Greater Magic 464
Unknown The Long Card impromptu long card with paper clip Greater Magic 477
Will De Sieve Two New Locator Cards - Coin Impression coin leaves circular impression Greater Magic 478
Jontay Another "Ridge" Preparation ridge along line on picture card Greater Magic 479
Unknown Off-Tone Key Card Sun-Marked Key Card
Worn-Back Key Card
Greater Magic 81
Unknown Ivory and Air Cushion Finish halves from different decks with different finishes, divided deck locationRelated to Greater Magic 448
William H. McCaffrey Blindfold Multiple Detection blindfolded magician divines several cards, different finishes Greater Magic 449
Unknown "It's Up to You" using nail pricking Greater Magic 64
Unknown Impromptu Markind of Cards - The Tooth Pick Method Greater Magic 479
Unknown Thumb Tack Marker Impromptu Markind of Cards Greater Magic 479
Unknown The "Slick Ace" and Some Tricks Therewith information about the slick ace principle Greater Magic 105
Unknown, Frank Lane "The Master Card" handling of slick aces, four methods (in the hands and on the table) Greater Magic 109
Unknown Footnote on "Slick Ace" Principle Greater Magic 117
Unknown The Short Card discussing Types of Short Cards, Cutting a Short Card Greater Magic 364
Ralph W. Hull The Tuned Deck six phases, 2 corner shortsRelated to Greater Magic 517
Unknown Scallop Short Greater Magic 528
Unknown Forcing a Corner-Shorted Court Card Greater Magic 333
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 331
Unknown Eclipse Locator Card shallow card glued on normal card Greater Magic 79
Theodore Annemann Nail Nick Key Control The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Howard Warringer Fingeraura challenge location using scotch tape secretly applied to card The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 489
Oscar Weigle The Challenge Blindfold Card Routine genuinely blindfolded
Effect No. 1: think stop
Effect No. 2: performer stops while dealing
Effect No. 3: spectator reads cards and performer detects card by voice
Effect No. 4: performer stops spectator's deal and even names card
Also published here Do That Again! 43
R. M. Jamison Impromptu Slick Work ivory finish card in air cushion or linen deck The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 472
Unknown Scallop Short The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 458
Unknown 46 - Scrapes and nicks. How to nailnick "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 64
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
Paul Rosini Daub Work Expert Card Technique 217
Gerald Kosky Ziska Improved number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, set-up, marked locatorInspired byRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 40
Dr. Jacob Daley Short Card Anecdote The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 79) 516
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
Jim Wheeler Lost and Found deck in glass, spectator removes deck but selection remains inside, narrow card The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 107) 640
Edward Marlo Sensitive Fingers aces are located apparently by sense of touch, using a short card with broken corner Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 44
Jack Vosburgh Ten and One ten and one put on table, spectator puts two coins on top, coincidence, nail punch The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 124) 721
Unknown Short Card The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 171
Unknown The Riffle Force short card Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 268
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control certain crimp Let's See the Deck 6
Unknown Snap Crimp Tricks and Sleights 18
Laurie Ireland Laurie Ireland's Blindfold Poker Deal with unknown and selected hole card, tactile marks on side of card Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 21
Martin Gardner Preposterous Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 63
Theodore Annemann Impromptu Tricks Using A "Short" Card general remarks
A. Trimmed End
B. Broken Corner
C. Corner Short
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 40
Theodore Annemann Composite Routine spectator remembers card and its position, performer places card in pocket, turns out to be selections, three phases with different methods Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 44
Theodore Annemann The Migrating Pasteboard card travels from red half to black half, corner-short stranger card Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 45
Henry Christ Lies! Lies! Lies! corner short or one-way back Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 48
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
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Now! attributed to Robert-Houdin, three cards selected, three times stop by spectator to find their cardsRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 8) 34
Edward Marlo In Lieu of Pencil daub on borrowed deck as alternative to pencil dotted key card Tricks with Daub 9
Royal Vale Heath "Magic Square" Magic card selection in combination with magic square, total of square indicates position in the rest of the deck Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 9) 103
Theodore Annemann The Master Mind stack, billet index My Best 69
Unknown Corner Short Peek Force Future Reverse 12
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
Paul Morris Just Think Stop! Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 12) 118
Carmen D'Amico The Domico Location nicking the side edge Card Control 51
H. Levenson Amazing Coincidence two rows of eight cards, selection is found in the named column Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 4
J. B. Bobo A New Key Card single rough-smooth pair Watch This One! 31
Edward Marlo Imperfection Force under-spread force Marlo In Spades 8
J. B. Bobo The Isolated Key corner dotted card in center as reference Watch This One! 32
Edward Marlo Poker Prediction outcome after shuffled deck predicted, punch deal Marlo In Spades 20
Edward Marlo Putting in the Work putting punch work in cards Marlo In Spades 25
Edward Marlo For Cheaters Only punch deal Marlo In Spades 26
Edward Marlo The Punch Deal bridge deal application Marlo In Spades 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Prediction deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, punch dealRelated toVariations Marlo In Spades 19
Edward Marlo The Perfect Stack without adjustment, three aces are dealt to a player for two to eight players, punch deal Marlo In Spades 21
Edward Marlo The Three Packets performer announces how many aces & kings are in a certain pile, punch deal Marlo In Spades 22
Edward Marlo The Blind Fold Stack punched cards as safety measure Marlo In Spades 23
Edward Marlo Super Reading apparently magician can read marks extremely fast, punch deal Marlo In Spades 24
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
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
George G. Kaplan Impromptu Marking of Cards rubbing thumb-nail on pencil The Fine Art of Magic 37
Unknown The Pencil Dot mark for the corner-short The Fine Art of Magic 6
Unknown The Short-Card - The Corner-Short principles for the corner-short The Fine Art of Magic 4
George G. Kaplan Locating the Corner-Short, and the Delayed-Action Control using the corner-short The Fine Art of Magic 6
Unknown To bring the corner-short to the Bottom of the Pack two methods The Fine Art of Magic 11
George G. Kaplan The Secret Gadget using nail-clip to short corners The Fine Art of Magic 5
George G. Kaplan Advantages of the Corner-Short Procedure general comments on the use of corner shorts The Fine Art of Magic 5
George G. Kaplan Avoiding Contrasts how to address the problem of white edges after cutting corners short The Fine Art of Magic 8
Unknown To Bring the Corner-Short to the Top of the Pack The Fine Art of Magic 8
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Fan Cut method to bring corner short to the top The Fine Art of Magic 9
Unknown To Control a Selected Card by Means of the Corner-Short Hindu shuffle The Fine Art of Magic 12
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Control of a Glimpsed Card by Means of the Corner-Short The Fine Art of Magic 12
George G. Kaplan Retaining Control of several Glimpsed Cards by Means of the Corner-Short The Fine Art of Magic 14
George G. Kaplan Controlling Three Selected Cards by Means of the Corner-Short Hindu Shuffle handling The Fine Art of Magic 16
George G. Kaplan To bring a Prearranged Packet above a Chosen Card by Means of the Corner-Short The Fine Art of Magic 18
George G. Kaplan Obtaining a Desired Packet Instantly by Means of the Corner-Short The Fine Art of Magic 19
George G. Kaplan Using the Corner-Short to Retain a Prearranged Deck in Order using corner-short as divider The Fine Art of Magic 19
Unknown Double-Back Corner-Short Location out of the room selectionRelated to The Fine Art of Magic 44
Unknown Monte by "Bertram", told by Dai Vernon The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 143) 573
James G. Thompson Jr. Pip Pip cutting at a thick card, pips The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 647
Cy Endfield Time Must Tell using natural imperfectionAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 696
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
George Blake Under More! Table several methods for finding a card selected under a tableRelated to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 698
Edward Marlo Card Thru Table lapping a short card method The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
Art Lyle Pocket Location four card location, two thick cards The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 685
Dr. William T. Palchinas Skill-Nil! combination of several routines, here as Palchanis
-Pay Off (Walter Gibson)
- One Good Trick (Walter Gibson)
- A Total Mystery (Tony Kardyro)
- Total Mystery / Sensational Sensitive Finger Tips (Tony Kardyro)
- Card-Incidence (Charles Terraneau)
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 183) 731
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
John Howie Ambitious Transpo Variations The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 204) 816
Bert Fenn I Win! several phases, see p. 953 for corrections The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 237) 947
Don Alan Corner Riffle Force by Timing Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 6
Don Alan Card in the Egg card is selected and miniature version found in plastic egg, all cards in deck are the same as climaxVariations Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 9
Dr. Stanley Jaks Letter Mystery card is divined with a set of letter cardsAlso published here Who is this Dr. Jaks? 7
Audley Walsh Audley's Best The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 270) 1078
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
Unknown Forcing The "Short" brief, short card Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 19
Aage Darling Vibrato performer is blindfolded, thought of card is found I'll Read Your Mind 9
Dr. Ben B. Braude Simplex Card Stab The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 293) 1173
Edward Marlo Card Thru Table clean handling due to short card The Cardician 15
Edward Marlo Lapping a Short Card The Cardician 15
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control Related to Handbook Of Card Sleights 4
R. M. Jamison The Mystic Card of Fu message appears on a blank card, which names position of selection in deck The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 30
Francis Haxton "Inspired" card from 6-card-packet into deck, short card control Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 67
Cy Endfield Method of Edge Marking Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 13
Cy Endfield Time Must Tell using natural imperfectionAlso published here Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part III 25
Edward Marlo Second Method imperfection, nailnick, edgemark Fingertip Control 6
Edward Marlo Multiple Card Control Sequence imperfection, nailnick, edgemark Fingertip Control 7
Edward Marlo Broken Corner corner short substitute, Note 1 Fingertip Control 22
Cy Endfield Time Must Tell using natural imperfection, clock lay out, with lie detector presentationAlso published here The Best in Magic 110
Oscar Weigle Challenge Blindfold Routine genuinely blindfolded
Effect No. 1: think stop
Effect No. 2: performer stops while dealing
Effect No. 3: spectator reads cards and performer detects card by voice
Effect No. 4: performer stops spectator's deal and even names card
Also published here Top Secrets of Magic 13
Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Poker Deal shuffled deck, marked The Cardiste (Issue 3) 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Bridge same concept as The Poker Deal The Cardiste (Issue 3) 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Middle Deal all cards above are pushed over, estimation or edge marked The Cardiste (Issue 3) 5
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Flip Deck cutting to any named card, gaffed deckRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 4) 13
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Locator Card locator card with a thread Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 26
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Las Vegas Deck ivory and air cushion finish deck in conjunction with Rusduck's four-Way Deal, see No. 8 for history of the principleRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 6) 2
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Las Vegas Deck comments by Stewart James and Dai VernonRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 8) 9
Tony Corinda (3) Marked Playing Cards Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 45
Edward Marlo No Breaks scratch edge marked key card Riffle Shuffle Systems 52
Edward Marlo The Four Ace Cull using scratch edge marked aces Riffle Shuffle Systems 59
Edward Marlo N.B. for the Top Stock "No Breaks", using scratch edge marked key card Riffle Shuffle Systems 53
Edward Marlo N.B. for the Bottom Stock "No Breaks", using scratch edge marked key card Riffle Shuffle Systems 56
Edward Marlo Combination Cull and Stack using scratch edge marked aces Riffle Shuffle Systems 62
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks bester Mentaltrick classic one ahead routine, three billets, card selected at lastRelated to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 80
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Buchstabenmysterium card is divined with a set of letter cardsAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 86
Unknown Nail Nick Malini and His Magic 71
Unknown Natural Air Pocket Principle squared deck is often cut at the same spot because of natural air pocketsRelated to Estimation 31
Dai Vernon Vernon Super Card Prediction stabbing force with principle that used deck splits always at same point Early Vernon 24
Edward Marlo Sure Throw #2 and #3 long and short card Estimation 75
Bob Veeser Acetimation estimation presentation, nail nicked ace Faro Controlled Miracles 49
Edward Marlo Marlo Short Card like single stripper card, with handling and method to locate it like tapping, airing, ...Related to The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards) 9
Edward Marlo Different Short Cards see also following pages, for riffle shuffle work The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards) 13
Edward Marlo Strippers from the Manufacturer called "The Great Discovery", see also page 155 of Advanced Fingertip Control The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards) 16
Edward Marlo Tapping on Table to locate a type of short card The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards) 10
Karl Fulves Cryptic Calling two effects of a card divination / location wit Si StebbinsRelated to The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 398) 419
Peter Alexis Dark Vision four cards selected, one put in envelope rest shuffle back, all divined in other room, fair conditions, secret deck switch, deck top-edgemarked with line during performance, see also p. 864 for comment by J. G. ThompsonRelated to
  • p. 35 for comment by Bob Hemple
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 17
Edward Marlo Four Card Cull (Edge Readers) Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 3
Edward Marlo The Order Cull (Edge Readers) Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 5
Edward Marlo Marlo Edge Reader - Putting in the Work edge marking system for Bee back, handling and locating in riffle shuffle position Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 1
Edward Marlo The Cull Stack (Edge Reader) Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Edge Reader) 5
Edward Marlo Unfaro Match selection is matched, edgemarked deck Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 5
Edward Marlo Quadruple Match selection is matched with three mates, edgemarked deck Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 6
Edward Marlo The Named Four cutting to any four of a kind called for, edgemarked Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 9
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge On Edge edgemarked deck Between Two Minds 23
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Scales spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection Between Two Minds 7
Dai Vernon The Corner Short many tips like bringing it to certain position or above/below selected cards Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 150
Dai Vernon Locating a Short Card method of cutting to Scallop Short Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 150
Dai Vernon The Short Card construction of Scallop Short Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 149
Unknown Tapping on Table locating corner shortRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 150
J. B. Bobo Triple Threat Card dotted, corner short, edge markedRelated to
  • Genii, Aug. 1947, p. 368
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 194
Al Koran, Alton Sharpe Borrowed You Find It two methods: sticky card and belly-stripped card Expert Card Mysteries 93
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
John Scarne Edge-Marking Technique as card is inserted Advanced Fingertip Control 125
Edward Marlo Marlo Key Card two corner shorts, punch, crimp, edge mark, see page 156 for additional observationsRelated to Advanced Fingertip Control 69
Edward Marlo The Geiger Discovery selection found in spread, edge marked keyRelated toVariations Advanced Fingertip Control 86
Edward Marlo Reverse Fingertip Control forcing thick or short card, riffled from the back to the front, two methods Advanced Fingertip Control 64
Edward Marlo Incredible Fingertip Location two fingertip peeked at cards are located with lots of shuffling by spectator, corner short (Marlo Key Card) Advanced Fingertip Control 65
Edward Marlo Triple Fingertip Control corner short card (Marlo Key Card) Advanced Fingertip Control 66
Edward Marlo Tapping on Table to locate corner short, see also references where Vernon credits a San Francisco gamblerRelated to Advanced Fingertip Control 64
Edward Marlo Corner Short Control multiple cards one by one using Marlo Key Card, tabled shuffles Advanced Fingertip Control 104
Edward Marlo Pre-Determined Four - Fourth Effect A Fingertip Peeked card vanishes, waxed corner short Advanced Fingertip Control 107
Edward Marlo Long and Short Cards from different decks Advanced Fingertip Control 157
Harry Lorayne Faro Quickie & Follow-Up two face up cards find selection peeked at, followed by challenge location with nail nick Reputation-Makers 254
Will DeSeive Coin Key Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 289
Edward G. Brown The Performer Draws a Card from the Pack Held by a Spectator The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 194
Carl Newton Inspiration from the French two cards selected from ten-card packet, cards in row on card stand and a piece of tissue in front of each, tissue touched with cigarette, bright flashes at selectionsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 603
Harry Lorayne The Mind Boggler