874 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects
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Unknown Four Packets of Cards having been Formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards Related to Modern Magic 49
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to make it Appear at such Number as the Company Choose two methods (Glide and Re-Deal) Modern Magic 73
Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at such Number in the Pack as Another Person shall Name card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, with variationRelated to Modern Magic 52
Unknown Several Persons having each Drawn and Returned a Card, to make each Card appear at such Number in the Pack as the Drawer chooses Modern Magic 75
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even Modern Magic 51
Unknown To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies Modern Magic 84
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downards on the Table, to indicate, by turning up one of them, how many of such Cards have during your absence been transferred from one end of the Row to the other Variations Modern Magic 104
Unknown To arrange a Row of Dominoes face downwards on the Table, and on returning to the Room to turn up a Domino whose points shall indicate how many have been moved in your absence "Row of Ten Cards" with dominoes Modern Magic 265
Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table Tricks with Cards 87
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application Tricks with Cards 21
Unknown Thought Doubly Anticipated "To Place a Card Thought of by one Person at such Position in the Pack as another Person shall mentally Select"
psychological force & position 7 with outs
Tricks with Cards 134
Unknown To make a Card thought of by one Person appear at such Number in the Pack as another Person shall choose card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number Tricks with Cards 85
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method) Tricks with Cards 110
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even Tricks with Cards 77
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked Tricks with Cards 63
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin) Tricks with Cards 122
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards three cards selected, which are then multiplied (e.g. a dozen aces of hearts), then all duplicates vanished Tricks with Cards 198
Unknown A Row of Cards having been formed Face downwards, to divine how many have been moved from one end of the Row to the other spectator displaces x cards in packet, an x value card is produced Tricks with Cards 83
Unknown Any number of Packets of Cards having been formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards. with formula for any number of cardsRelated to More Magic 23
Unknown The ''Twenty-Seven Card" Trick "To cause a Card selected by oneSpectator to appear at such number in the Pack as another Spectator may indicate"
piles picked up according to a table so thought-of card ends up in any position
More Magic 32
Professor Hoffmann To produce Three Cards at any Position in the Pack thought of by Another Person three cards appear consecutively at freely named number More Magic 38
Unknown New Numerical Trick with Cards three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile More Magic 25
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position More Magic 79
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards single card "reproduces" into duplicates, repeated with other cards, duplicates vanished again, pull More Magic 131
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downwards on the table, to indicate by turning up one of them How Many have during your absence been Transferred from One end to the Other "Improved Method"Inspired by More Magic 35
Unknown Den Gesamtwert dreier unbekannten Karten zu nennen piles made, sum of three cards named at the end Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
Unknown Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as forceRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 14
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die erzwungene Wahl selection at named number Der moderne Kartenkünstler 70
Unknown Mundus vult decipi card appears at named number, Menetekel deck without short cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 77
Unknown Die geheimnisvolle Verbindung card appears at chosen number, duplicate and double-count, two methodsRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 40
Unknown Gerade oder ungerade performer knows if cut-off pile has odd or even number of cards, red-black alternating Der moderne Kartenkünstler 89
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 3. third application, position of top card named after three "shuffles" Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Das Kartenquadrat dealing a square with all Sevens, Eights, Nines and Tens so that no values repeat in rows or columns Der moderne Kartenkünstler 94
Unknown Thought Reading Extraordinary thought of card at thought of number up to tenRelated to New Era Card Tricks 85
Unknown The Ubiquitous Card card at named numberRelated to New Era Card Tricks 102
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selectionRelated to New Era Card Tricks 192
S. W. Erdnase Power of Concentrated Thought number up to tenRelated to The Expert at the Card Table 196
S. W. Erdnase Knowing Position of any named Card The Expert at the Card Table 182
Unknown The Row of Ten Cards spectator displaces x cards in packet, an x value card is produced The Expert at the Card Table 188
T. Nelson Downs Chosen Card Appears in Any Part of the Deck "Card Tricks based on a New and Original System of Locating a Chosen Card"
selection to any small number, with outs and alternative strategies
The Art of Magic 142
Unknown Re-Count Force for card at any number The Art of Magic 161
T. Nelson Downs Fifth Method card to any number, with placement strategy to 26th The Art of Magic 154
Nate Leipzig The Ubiquitous Cards three peeked-at cards, three times stop trick performed, last time with spectator dealing, with variation with numbers instead of "stop" The Art of Magic 157
Unknown Third Method four cards laid out on table, spectator throws die and counts to card which is selection The Art of Magic 44
Ziska The Transposed Cards done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to anotherVariations The Art of Magic 49
Unknown Mind Reading with Cards spectator transfers number of cards in ten-card-packet, then card with this number is found in face-down spread, repeat with shuffled cards The Art of Magic 171
Stanley Collins Cards and Coincidence three selections and three packets, cards at number, faced deck method Original Magical Creations 20
Charles T. Jordan Improved Satan's Prophecy prediction, deck divided into two halves and a selected card vanishes from one half and appears at the position predicted in the other halfRelated to
  • Satan's Prophecy (Charles Jordan, Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks, 1920)
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 8
Charles T. Jordan The Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades) The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Jack Merlin To Place a Selected Card in a Given Position in the Pack Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deckVariations Ireland Writes a Book 19
Theodore Annemann Count Your Card! spectator counts down, uses this value to count down again, third time selection shows upVariations The Book Without A Name 17
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, forced from a second deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 76
Unknown A Matter of Thought glide Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 81
Victor Farelli Subtlety versus Manipulation between one and forty Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 82
Ernando Veneri The Veneri "Turn" bluff method for "card at any number" Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 95
Unknown Thoughts Anticipated card and its position remembered, is transferred to another named numberRelated to Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
Tom Sellers Finding a Selected Card at Any Number Called For - Method 1
- Method 2
- Method 3
Card Tricks That Work 10
Theodore Annemann Three Cards - Three Numbers two decks, three times cards are found at small number named, in other pack, three-way forcing pack SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 42
Al Baker Eyes All Around performer produces card with value of number of cards by spectator The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 490
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
Al Baker A Card and A Number - Second Method same method, with short cards to mark positions The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 109
Unknown Method Two card and number written down, performer shuffles deck, card is at number, carbon paper Mental Magic with Cards 27
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other halfRelated to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Card and Number Divination up to ten, with outs (palm-off, transformation)Related to Mental Magic with Cards 8
Laurie Ireland Better Yet any ace at named number Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 11
Laurie Ireland A Most Unusual Experiment in Which a Chosen Card Appears Instantly at Any Number in the Deck from 10 to 45 Related to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 10
Unknown A Card and a Number naming name and position of selection, key card Mental Magic with Cards 11
Unknown The Count Down card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards Mental Magic with Cards 12
Louis Lam Tower Bridge "A New Bridge Effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection Would You Believe It? 11
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown Finding a Number Related to Mental Magic with Cards 17
Unknown Repeat Six Card Trick Outline Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 8
Harry J. Smith Automatic Seconds card(s) at any number(s) using second deal from card case with slitVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 88
Unknown Hilarious Finish to an Old Trick card at number with recount, another spectator names it Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 154
Victor Farelli Seventeen Down Selection appears at number foretold by magician. Effect allows magician to secretly cull the four Kings to the top for a later routine.Inspired by
  • (Al Baker, The Sphinx, 1932)
"Lend Me Your Pack" 12
Unknown The Touch that Tells performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 146
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this positionRelated toVariations Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Unknown The Nines random numbers add up to 9, 9s are selectedRelated to Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematicalRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Al Baker A Card and a Number two decks openly used Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 396
Theodore Annemann Two Cheating Mysteries two-way-force deck
- fair stop and count-down trick with two selections
- one-handed location in hat
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 176
Unknown The Magic Breath trick succeeds on second count Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 17
Unknown Push-Back Count cards are counted from top of pack, first one is stolen back Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 52
Unknown Number Please any number, sticky card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 115
Unknown Your Card, Your Number slip back count, one way deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 154
U. F. Grant Say When three cards at three numbers in fifteen-card packet, using hat, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 164
Unknown The Reverse "Count-Down" Trick faced deck, banded deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Keystone Card Discovery some byplay and apparent failure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
J. F. Orrin Card and Number Menetekel Deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 258
Unknown Finding a Card in Any Position basic stripper deck application Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 264
Unknown At Any Number From Pocket stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 268
Unknown The Missing Card card travels from pack to another pack to named number, sticky card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 105
Theodore Annemann Initialled Card Telepathy signed card at chosen number or stop trick, double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Mentalo card at random position is found at position twenty with bold miscountingRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
Unknown To Any Number short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
Unknown The 52 Card Trick thought-of card ends up at named number up to thirteen, matrix dealing elimination process Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
Ralph W. Hull Three in One Card Trick card vanishes from packet and travels to named position into other packet, duplicate, saliva Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 294
Unknown Up Your Sleeve spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Stewart Judah The Circle of Cards selection and number of counted cards are divined, set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Unknown Eyes All Round a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 193
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence stack that will force the number ten Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Unknown The Cards and the Dice card located via number on die, svengali deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 252
Unknown Educated Die rolled number finds card, stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 274
Edward Reese Tattle Tale Card number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 201
Arthur H. Buckley Indetecto divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 83
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Charles T. Jordan Hourglass Cards time on watch gives position of card, placement via dealing selection procedure Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 181
Rolland Hamblen Necromantic Calculation Inspired by Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Ziska The Transposed Cards number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, set-upRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Rolland Hamblen A Trick Without a Clue selection and number of counted cards are divined, set-upVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 193
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Dai Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 208
Theodore Annemann Sensitive Thoughts deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 212
Howard Albright Unique Telephone Test phone number and name of person are divined and respective cards with values found Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 217
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Numbers coincidences with number ten, Tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 278
Unknown X-Ray Eyes performer know position of chosen card, short key card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Louis Nikola Locating selection and its position named, memorized deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Newton Hall Controlled Luck 52 numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 191
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trickRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Unknown A Moving Revelation Row of Ten Cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Pythagoras number of cards transferred from top to bottom is divined, Row of Ten Cards, set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 195
Audley Walsh, Hal Haber Infallible Prediction dealing procedure, no-touchRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 15
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with 8/9 alternating set-upRelated toAlso published here Greater Magic 549
Unknown A Chosen Card Is Discovered at Any Selected Number bottom deal Greater Magic 212
Unknown b. Effect one to ten, thought-of card Greater Magic 331
Unknown The Spectator Makes a Prediction svengali deck, selection at any number by spectator Greater Magic 432
Harry Blackstone Card and Number number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position, belly stripper card Greater Magic 461
Charles T. Jordan A New Force Deck unnecessarily gaffed deck for faced-deck countdown The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 289
Harrison Give a Number! featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck methodRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 283
Laurie Ireland Card at any Small Number bottom deal with cover card subtletyRelated to Lessons in Dishonesty 6
Max Holden A Master Card Trick selection appears at predicted number Greater Magic 232
Unknown A Matter of Debit and Credit "I have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cardsVariations Greater Magic 157
Unknown The Spectator Does it All cards are put in pocket and one selected, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection Greater Magic 226
Unknown The Up-to-Date Prophet spectator names number, performer card at that position, stacked deck Greater Magic 289
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra. New Version with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card Greater Magic 471
Al Baker The Incomprehensible Divination Row of Ten Cards, see original longer introduction on page 1128 Greater Magic 150
Al Baker Another Baker Twist on the old Ten-Card Trick Row of Ten Cards Greater Magic 153
Ralph W. Hull Magic Number Revealment Row of Ten Cards Greater Magic 154
Orville Wayne Meyer, Peter Warlock Again the Infallible Prediction three more handlings (two by Meyer, one by Warlock)Inspired by More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 45
Newton Hall Name Your Number selection to any named number More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 39
Barbara Stanwyck Card at Dice Number three dice thrown, total counted to selection The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 361
Theodore Annemann Card at Number from 1-10 with outs The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Stephen Simpson Criss-Cross performer and spectator each write down card and number from 1-26, when counted down in two halves it matches, option to end clean by switching the half with duplicates The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 377
Unknown Faced-Deck Card at Any Number The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 477
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought of position, continuous triplesVariations The Incorporated Strange Secrets 4
Paul Curry Lost and Found two spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, 2 other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 36
Claude Goldin Quarters from Torn Deck deck torn in quarters, performer names four positions, when counted down in the four positions there is selected card The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 461
Theodore Annemann Sensitive Thoughts deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Jean Hugard, Tommy Tucker Poker Hand Repeat Trick six card repeat with poker presentation More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 33
Unknown The Card at Any Number thumb count Expert Card Technique 417
Unknown An Expert at Figures using addition force Expert Card Technique 268
Unknown Five Star Finale five selections appear at five numbers Expert Card Technique 263
Unknown The Magic of Nine number of cards in pocket and selection is devined Expert Card Technique 402
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum predication via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 523
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
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
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Don Medley, Harry Jordan Circum-Location three cards, odd-even, identities and positions named The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary Variations Expert Card Technique 292
Unknown The Double Leaper Expert Card Technique 317
Herb Runge "Whiskers" using full deck The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin The Multiplication of Cards While in the Someones Hands cut-off amount divined, then number increased in spectator's hands, translated by Hugard More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 31
Francis Carlyle 11 Card Trick brief More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 17
Walter B. Gibson Perplexity two cards in twenty card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less)Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Edward Marlo, Theodore Annemann Card Counted To spectator counts down, uses this value to count down again, third time selection shows up, impromptu method for "Count Your Card!"Inspired by Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 24
Al Baker Outguessing the Spectator thought-of Numbers, two spectator, roughed deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 159
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Joseph Cottone The Aerial Count More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 42
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Card and Number at any number, stripper glide The Stripper Deck 19
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Lighting Calculator number named, that many cards cut off, next card selection The Stripper Deck 23
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 233
Unknown The Odd Estate puzzle with a story about a will The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 739
Del Cartier Weird Coin coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 757
Martin Gardner Four Piles and a Dollar Bill spectator deals pile into four piles, the values on top form the year on the bill After the Dessert 6
Ken The Uncanny 6 Card Repeat Presentation politically incorrect The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 746
Unknown Royal Card Discovery piles are made, card is divined, mathematicalRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 217
Unknown Card Appearance at Selected Number "between 5 and 10" Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 221
Dai Vernon The Little Dictators spectator notes card and its position up to ten, three dice are thrown, the total gives position of card Select Secrets 25
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Lucky Seventh selection at named small number Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Obliging Cards two cards found at two named numbers Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 14
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Silver Trick date on coin is used to count down to four selections Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 15
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Ringing the Changes card and its position remembered, optional stranger card Prepared Cards and Accessories 31
Edward Marlo Number Transpo card at chosen position changes to different chosen position Deck Deception 13
E. J. Moore Prophetic Card Discovery a bit disguised Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 215
Percy Abbott A Mysterious Discovery spectator removes x cards, magician finds card with value x, set-up Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 220
Art Lyle Bottom Deal Second The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
R. C. Buff Middle Deal center deal presentationRelated to
  • same concepts as Barrie Richardson's "Any Card At Any Number" in " Theater of the Mind"
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 166
Harrison Give A Number featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck method Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 62
Edward Reese Tattle Tale Card number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 70
Theodore Annemann The Touch That Tells performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 71
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 8
John Booth Repeat Card Mystery five card repeat Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 223
Unknown Repeat Card Mystery six cards Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 227
Unknown "One From Six" Repeat Card Mystery Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 230
Tom Bowyer Routine with a Svengali Deck different effects with a svengali deck, reverse, spelling, counting, all alike Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 1) 54
Herb Runge Here's Your Card card is selected, deck put behind magician's back and the card put at a selected number My Best 30
Edward Marlo The Perfect Stop Trick spectator stops at any card, its values is used to count down again and again until selection appearsRelated toVariations Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 73
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
Jean Hugard The Homing Card marked card vanishes from sealed paper and appears in deck at chosen number Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 10) 106
Sylvan Barnet At a Mentally Chosen Number My Best 71
Elwin More My Favorite Card Routine prediction on business card, card found at chosen number Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 14
Bert Allerton Name Your Number one of six cards chosen, its number used to count to selectionRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 3) 139
Warren Wiersbe A Change in Number card and its position remembered, is transferred to another named numberRelated to Mental Cases With Cards 19
John Scarne The Eagle Speaks coin whispers the position, where the selection is in the deck, then the coin vanishes and appears above the selection The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 427
Arthur H. Buckley The Unexpected Ending Experiment No. 9 - two selections, one turns over, other is counted to Card Control 159
Herb Runge Shorty performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 454
Russell "Rusduck" Duck 32 selection process with square layoutVariations The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 439
Edward Marlo Just Imagine deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, effect description, solution on page 19 Marlo In Spades 17
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Prediction deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, punch dealRelated toVariations Marlo In Spades 19
Edward Marlo III. The Named Vanish named card, reappears at named number, stacked Marlo In Spades 36
Edward Marlo The Prediction performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine" Marlo In Spades 15
Al Keene, Edward Marlo Super Count Routine long combinationVariations Marlo In Spades 47
Unknown Ultra Card Divination 34. position, ten backwards count The Royal Road to Card Magic 35
Unknown A Card and a Number card is found at number which was "dealt" by spectator before The Royal Road to Card Magic 26
Unknown A Pocket Discovery deck in pocket, card produced at named number The Royal Road to Card Magic 18
Unknown Mentalivity The Royal Road to Card Magic 186
Fred Fletcher Bottoms Up off-beat card at small number The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 647
Unknown Piano Trick The Royal Road to Card Magic 106
George G. Kaplan Revello Card Circle thirteen cards and a lot of counting The Fine Art of Magic 67
Al Baker Telepathy For Two two cards, one to ten, forcing banks The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 339
Bill Ruesskamp 15 to 30 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 700
Eddie Joseph The Repeat Six Card Trick with just six cards, three phases where seemingly three cards are put in a hat Strictly Magic 8
John Scarne Mathematical Finder No. 30, Mathematical, piles of cards formed by counting to ten Scarne on Card Tricks 55
John R. Boyko Three and Out Variation card found by counting down three times to apparently random valuesInspired by
  • "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
Related to
The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 214) 855
Howard Wurst Thought Control No. 28, Ten cards chosen and written on slips of paper, along with number. One paper is chosen, dealing down to number reveals that card Scarne on Card Tricks 51
Cliff Green Magic in Your Own Hands No. 29, Spectator names a number between five and ten, card found at that number Scarne on Card Tricks 53
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbersRelated toVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Bob Hummer Topsy-Turvy Deck No. 26, Deck of face up/down cards split into two by performer, each half has equal number of face up cards Scarne on Card Tricks 49
John Scarne Double Duty No. 39, Spectator secretly transfers a number of cards (one to ten) to magician's packet, magician produces card with same value Scarne on Card Tricks 71
Herb Runge, George Pearce, Ande Furlong Double Revelation No. 66, Divine selection and number of pocketed cards Scarne on Card Tricks 120
Jack Miller The Traveling Card No. 74 Scarne on Card Tricks 135
Bruce Elliott Math performer names selection of position, sort of early anti-faro The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 208) 832
Al Altman The Talking Card No. 12, ten card row, spectator moves cards from one end of row to another, performer divines the number of moved cards repeatedly by turning over card with the same value Scarne on Card Tricks 25
Edward Marlo Unknown - Effect No. 2 two selections appear at selected numbers up to ten, several methods, some with roughed cards, impromptu double backer Unknown 1
Bill Simon Two Numbers two cards selected, spectators only think of a number, both cards are found at the positionsRelated to Effective Card Magic 81
Theodore Annemann No Title At All two selection, first found by stop, second by naming a number, two way forcing deck, alternated Annemann's Buried Treasures 6
Hal M. Greenberg Hal's Halucination numbers written on billets, performer tries to find selection and removes two cards, one for suit other for value, card is found at number on selected billet The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 252) 1006
Edward Marlo The Secret Number card counted to from reference card Control Systems 105
Bill Simon Mind Reading spectator thinks of a number and remembers the card on it's position, after the performer fails to find it, the spectator finds his card at the number turned over Effective Card Magic 145
Edward Marlo Effect One card from packet into odd-backed deck at named number Unlimited 9
Edward Marlo Red & Blue Routine I card travels from packet into odd-backed deck to chosen position Unlimited 36
Edward Marlo Red & Blue Routine III card travels from packet into odd-backed deck twice Unlimited 40
Edward Marlo Red & Blue Routine II card travels from packet into odd-backed deck, then turns over there Unlimited 39
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
Senor Maldo Six Card Mystery Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 70
Samuel Berland Six Card Repeat Mystery using cards glued together with rubber cement at edge Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 75
"Senator" Clark Crandall One Hand Six Card Repeat funny presentation, credit to Roy Benson?Related to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 78
Cy Endfield There's Five Aces! four aces are counted as five as a gag Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part II 44
John Scarne Card Climax at a named number, with down under deal The Best in Magic 118
Edward Marlo Count Cop for Small Packets routine for eleven-card-trick, two handlings Action Palm 9
Edward Marlo Bold Steal - Second Handling one to ten Side Steal 10
Edward Marlo, Ernando Veneri Veneri Turn Variant bluff method for "card at any number" The Tabled Palm 20
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8Related to The Cardiste (Issue 3) 9
Max Katz Magic Squares with Playing Cards 72 fundamental solutions to the card square with formula 26 Originals 21
Dai Vernon The Six-Card Repeat Mystery using addition from sleeveRelated to The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 163
Edward Marlo Six Card Repeat Climax The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 346) 209
Edward Marlo Third Fooler two cards, faro and automatic placement Faro Notes 51
Edward Marlo, Warren Wiersbe Sixth Fooler Inspired by Faro Notes 53
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #11 Exact Placement, two selections are found at thought of number, with three variations Faro Notes 62
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Card At Any Number The Cardiste (Issue 8) 13
Edward Marlo Magical Seven selection reversed in face-up portion travels down into lower face-down portion into seventh position, five phases/methodsRelated toVariations The Magic Seven 2
Alex Elmsley Penny Plain performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind back, principle similar to Penelope PrincipleAlso published here Low Cunning 2
Edward Marlo The Over Count selection found at a freely chosen number Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 11
Edward Marlo One Hand Count Down selection appears at named small number, bottom deal Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 27
Dai Vernon The Bent Corner Prediction Spectator names number up to 52, card there is predicted by performerRelated to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 12
Al Leech The Double Count Cardmanship 10
Jack Avis The Birthday Card Trick card is found a position of a wished month Card Tricks 312
James Steranko Packet Replacement Variation addition to packet, or card-at-a-number Steranko on Cards 31
Edward Marlo Aces and Numbers aces are found at numbers designated by apparently random playing cardsVariations The Multiple Shift 38
Edward Marlo The Guide Transposition card vanishes from packet an appears at chosen position in another deck Card to Wallet 25
Charlie Miller The Upside Down Trick value cut to is counted down to find selection, featuring face-up bottom deal An Evening with Charlie Miller 36
Robert G. Tripp A Deck of Cards and a Miracle deck is cut and a card named, performer names position Still More Miracles in Mentalism 61
Ernando Veneri Veneri Turn bluff method for "card at any number" Estimation 45
Harry Lorayne The Sloppy Card Trick saliva for control, appears on named number up to ten Close-up Card Magic 42
Alex Elmsley No Looking two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named, see also Brownwaves Close-up Card Magic 72
Howard Schwarzman Two-Gether two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles Close-up Card Magic 116
Dai Vernon Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-upVariations Early Vernon 23
Dai Vernon Novel Card Transposition card on table with card at chosen number in deck Early Vernon 47
Edward Marlo A Simple Ace Routine aces lost and found with four times the 10-20 force Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 90
Edward Marlo Aces and Numbers Variation Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 37
Edward Marlo Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last ace found at named numberRelated toVariationsAlso published here Faro Controlled Miracles 44
Edward Marlo On the Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kindInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 18
Edward Marlo Another Effect is the Following as a number force or book testInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 19
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Card Square magic square routine with cards, then a named number Personal Secrets 39
Bob Hummer, Harry Lorayne Hummer Addition spectator reverses some cards, below table magician reverses more so named total is achieved, as kicker all are one color My Favorite Card Tricks 30
Harry Blackstone, Harry Louine Blackstone's 10-Card Trick spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 11
Dai Vernon Order in the Court pseudo gambling game with five cards of Royal FlushRelated to
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Chan Canasta Oops 3: Matches and loose change Grid of sixteen cards, spectator chooses cards one by one while eliminating all the cards in the same row/column as the card. Then add up values of the cards, and total is predicted Book of Oopses 8
Peter Kane The Faro Finders 6S to 8S lost and counted to, aces as kicker A Card Session with Peter Kane 14
Dai Vernon Pure Mathematics two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbersRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 99
Bruce Cervon Ten Gives Three ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, joker appeares at chosen numberRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 45
Gene Finnell Your Number - Your Card four cards face up, value of each is dealt and four selections are found, spectators decide in which order Free Cut Principle 15
Harry Lorayne, Thomas Alan Waters The Card Pyramid mathematical layout of spot cards, end result is predicted, for Waters credit see referenceRelated to Deck-Sterity 45
Bruce Cervon Triangle Card Trick card version, final value predictedRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 88
Peter Alexis Red Magic spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numberRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 103
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser Red Magic Variation spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines numberInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 128
Robert Parrish Palindrome Effect worked out "several years ago" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 82
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
Paul Swinford The Double Whammy two cards, CCCC (= Color Coded Control Cards)Related to Faro Fantasy 43
Paul Swinford Impossibility 32 Cards, CCCC Faro Fantasy 48
Edward Marlo Emergency Transfer selection to any position from two to nine Expert Card Conjuring 43
Jack Avis "Wandman" Transpo card moves from one position in deck to another, by throwing dice, using Walter Wandman dice box The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 175
Jack Avis Hidden Power card selected via Automatic Placement procedure moved to named numberVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 177