730 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Think a Card
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Unknown To tell one without confederacie what card the thinketh three cards on table, one thought of, divined by following gazeRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and dividing the Pack into three heaps, to cause the Card thought of to appear in whichever heap the Company may choose Modern Magic 108
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and, even before such Card is named, to select it from the Pack, and place it singly upon the Table 1 in 52 or switch Modern Magic 110
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern Modern Magic 55
Unknown A Card having been Secretly Thought of by one of the Audience, to place two Indifferent Cards upon the table, and to Change such one of them as the Audience may select into the Card thought of using psychological force Modern Magic 111
Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons Related toVariations Modern Magic 53
Professor Hoffmann Thought Anticipated general thoughts on the plot Tricks with Cards 128
Unknown To Invite a Person secretly to Think of a Card, and before such Card is named to pick it out of the Pack Tricks with Cards 130
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found Tricks with Cards 129
Professor Hoffmann The "Sensation" Card Trick "An Experiment in Thought-reading"
three cards thought of, performer divines writes them on slips of paper, spectators remove their cards and the vanish from "card table" and reappear in deck
Tricks with Cards 231
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at stepRelated to Tricks with Cards 12
Unknown A Card having been Thought of by one Spectator, to offer the Pack to another, and cause him to draw the same Card psychological force & out Tricks with Cards 132
Unknown Der Triumph der Magie one of four cards, "is your card in this pile?" Der moderne Kartenkünstler 60
Unknown Erraten von Karten durch Quadrate with square layout on table and four, five, six or seven spectators Der moderne Kartenkünstler 99
Unknown The Conjurer's Prediction three thought of cards are divined, then travel from Card Box (prop) to deck New Era Card Tricks 155
Unknown Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deckRelated to New Era Card Tricks 158
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
William E. Robinson New Thought Card Sleights - First Method (fanning before the spectator's eyes)
- Second Method (face-up classic force behind back)
- Third Method (springing from hand to hand)
New Era Card Tricks 34
Unknown Thought Reading Extraordinary thought of card at thought of number up to tenRelated to New Era Card Tricks 85
Unknown The Vanishing Of Thought Cards twenty-six double facers New Era Card Tricks 143
S. W. Erdnase A Mind-Reading Trick one out of four, "did you see your card already" and fishing The Expert at the Card Table 194
Unknown Methods for Determining a Card Thought Of A. By the Riffle
B. By Springing Flourish
C. By the Cut
D. By the Gaze
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 165
Unknown Fourth Method - To discover a card mentally selected one of four, by following gaze The Art of Magic 42
T. Nelson Downs The Mysterious Card "one of Mr. Downs' specialties", card thought of in spread of one fifth The Art of Magic 126
l'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and KS among Club cards is mistaken for KCRelated toVariations The Art of Magic 77
Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick (First Method), one of four thought of, performer places one in his pocket and it's the though-of card The Art of Magic 80
Unknown The Princess Card Trick (Second Method) double-ended cards The Art of Magic 82
Unknown The Princess Card Trick "The Prince's Card Trick" in index The Art of Magic 82
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocketAlso published here Later Magic 573
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocketAlso published here Magical Titbits 19
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
Jack Merlin Telepathy Card Trick in pocket, hiding extra cards in pocket Merlin's Master Miracles 19
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Victor Farelli Four From Five Leaves One Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 96
Al Baker Cards of Thought The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 84
Unknown A Strange Hallucination thought of card to wallet, matrix principleVariations Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 87
Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Unknown The Princess Trick Perfected Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 64
Theodore Annemann The Five Card Thought Effect SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 17
Unknown Divining a Card spectator writings some cards on paper including thought of card, which is then named Mental Magic with Cards 11
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Mental Masterpiece impression device on card box, carbonVariations Mental Bargain Effects 5
Theodore Annemann A Card to be Thought About three way out, OOSOOM typeRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Unknown Forcing Thought Principle - Several Methods of Forcing a Certain Card during riffle, springing, fanning Mental Magic with Cards 8
Unknown Thought Card to Pocket several duplicatesRelated to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Mental Spelling progressive spelling set-up Mental Magic with Cards 17
Unknown The Telepathic Bridge Game Mental Magic with Cards 30
Eddie Clever, Theodore Annemann A Test of Power spectator doesn't find performer's card in ten chances, performer finds spectator's card, billetInspired byRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 89
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker A Version of the Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
Herbert Hood A Mental Test Revamped thought-of card divined via center tear, see page 172 for variation by William LarsenInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 151
Eddie Clever Only an Image some card names written down, one of them selected, blank card first becomes wrong card (re. Elmsley gag), then right card, see page 166 for credit correction The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 163
John Scarne The Scarney Thought Card spelled "John Scarney"Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Henry Christ Climax! impromptu stooge with reverse fanRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 152
Unknown The Five Card Fan five cards pushed through deck until one remains Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 157
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Four Ace Trick spectator thinks of ace in pocket, then three aces found in pocket and indifferent cards on table Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 8
Victor Farelli The Latest Method An improvement in handling of A Strange HallucinationInspired byRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 43
Victor Farelli A Rapid Routine Similar to "A Strange Hallucination" but with three cards instead of five, less dealingInspired byRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 44
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force Related toVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 30
Unknown "Just Think" Mental Mystery any card thought of, spectator writes down indifferent cards and selection, psychological, pencil reading Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 31
Howard Albright Uni-Mentality two methods Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 179
Howard Albright Psychological Discernment method for presentation when you know card already Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Arthur Leroy Self Control any card is removed and put in pocket where it sticks out, any card named, card from pocket is named cardRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Al Baker The Finger Points muscle reading, thought of card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 29
Howard Albright Uni-Mentality free choice, but spectator takes out five cards with his selection, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 157
Unknown Transcendental Vision stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?" Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
Unknown Projected Thought matrix dealing with thought of card and prediction of card and its position with prediction index Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 178
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
Howard Albright Perfect Card Divination free thought of card, stacked, "has one of these the same value?"Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 217
Ralph W. Hull Name O' Card any named card is found/spelled-to, full stack and multiple out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 237
Unknown Telepathy? performer marks a card on the face, it is the one named by spectator, nail writer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 300
James Maxwell Telepathic Selection carbon card, originally in Magic Wand, March 1920 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 303
Theodore Annemann Mental Masterpiece carbon case Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 304
Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 350
Unknown In His Pocket one of three cards thought of, performer puts all in pocket, removes two of them, right one remains Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Lu Brent Matching the Aces psychological force of one of the aces Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 31
Unknown Quadruple Spelling progressive set-up, four spectators Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Theodore Annemann Another Thought Spelling progressive set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Jimmy Kater Improved Spelling Trick progressive set-up Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Think It - Spell It progressive set-up with eight cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
William Larsen Think of a Card one of about five, no outs given Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 93
Unknown Thought Card from Pocket one of five, deck is put in pocket and performer removes thought-of card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Unknown Thought Spelling progressive set-up, three spectators Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 53
Theodore Annemann Think of a Card one of eighteen, card spelled out, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
Theodore Annemann Thought in Person one of five, one-way backs, OOSOOM Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 143
Wimborough Upside Down mentally selected card of four turns over in deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 167
Ralph W. Hull, Nelson Hahne Modernism in Mentalism crude OOSOOM, one of nine Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 184
Unknown Another Impossibility one of ten, "is your card one of these?" Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
U. F. Grant New Card Monte spectator think of one of two cards, double facer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
Unknown A Thought Card Prodigy spectator takes three cards and thinks of one of them which is found, one-way backs, OOSOOM Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 142
Dai Vernon Card Divination from 26-card stack, multiple out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four pilesInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Henry Christ Spell Me! thought-of card, progressive set-upRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 195
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
Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 339
Louis Nikola Wizard's Whist with and without stack Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 399
Louis Lam "Mentalla" Mentalla 2
Unknown C. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Part 2 do as i do with thought of cards Greater Magic 277
Unknown By Means of the Fan Spread a. Raising a Neat Fan
b. Raising a Ragged Fan
c. Spreading on the Table
d. Displaying a Reverse Fan
Greater Magic 336
Unknown With Prearranged Pack - a. Memorized Deck card reversed in deck turns out to be any named card, ungaffed, stacked deck Greater Magic 339
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream four banks of twelve cards, fishing Greater Magic 346
James Maxwell Prepared Carbon Card. A Mindreading Trick spectator thinks of card and writes it on piece of paper (carbon card) Greater Magic 492
George C. Hanneman New Card Math binary sorting with 16 cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 289
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Divination "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-upRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 324
John Northern Hilliard J.N. Hilliard's Method thought-of speller, ten-card set-up Greater Magic 317
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin a. Effect thought-of card by one spectator is chosen by second spectator Greater Magic 330
Unknown Passing the Cards Before a Spectator Greater Magic 334
Unknown c. Effect stop trick with thought-of selection, two handlings Greater Magic 334
Ralph W. Hull By Elimination OOSOOM forerunner, using a psychological fishing without asking questions Greater Magic 344
Unknown The Fadeaway Cards plunger-pushing back forth a packet through deck until 1 remains Greater Magic 243
Commander Slayton Spelling a Card merely Thought Of: Commander Slayton's Method Variations Greater Magic 315
Bert Allerton Mind Reading with the Finger Tips as Bert Gustafson, two thought-of-cards are removed behind back Greater Magic 900
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream twelve cards repeated four times, fishing & multiple out for divination The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 298
Theodore Annemann The Princess Trick Greater Magic 538
Sam Leo Horowitz The Twenty-Five Card Trick twenty-five duplicates Greater Magic 142
Sam Leo Horowitz The Princess Trick with three cards, double facersRelated to Greater Magic 445
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
Oscar Weigle Thought on the Line card thought amongst a group found over telephone Do That Again! 27
Theodore Annemann Thought, In Person one of 5, one-way backs, OOSOOM The Incorporated Strange Secrets 17
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up) More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
E. Leslie May Magic versus Mentalism Addition thought-of card predicted, six out index The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 363
Alphonso Much Thought three thought-of cards found by spelling, two decks, progressive spelling set-up The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 367
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 499
Henry Christ Mental Stud poker presentation The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 71) 479
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Mental Force Expert Card Technique 271
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Ponsin on Thought Reading lip-reading Expert Card Technique 338
Paul Rosini Think of a Card spring flourish Expert Card Technique 324
Unknown Chrystal Thought duplicate, mexican turnover Expert Card Technique 335
Unknown Ultima Thule Location from fanned deck, with outsRelated to Expert Card Technique 331
Unknown The Carbon Card see title for method... Expert Card Technique 416
Charlie Miller Mental Selectivity five cards Expert Card Technique 336
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four one of a small spreadVariations Expert Card Technique 221
Unknown Multi-Spelling Trick "The repeat Spelling of Mentally Selected Cards" Expert Card Technique 347
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverseRelated toVariations Expert Card Technique 344
Lu Brent Mental Temple one of 6, OOSOOM The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 104) 625
Dai Vernon Card of the Gods card thought of from top third, found with procedure and counting The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 633
Charles Hopkins Think-a-Card thought-of card to pocket, ten-card set-upRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 39
Sam Leo Horowitz The Diving Pasteboard one of four random cards is thought of, they're shuffled back, Three-spot locator used to locate selection The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 632
Unknown The Princess Card Trick Expert Card Technique 272
Unknown Psycho-Intelligence card is put in pocket Expert Card Technique 328
Stanley Collins, Dr. L. Rothbart Thoughts O.K. prepared (double indices) and ungaffed method for princess card trick The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 547
Henry Hardin The Dissolving Card one of five The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Edward Marlo, John Scarne Marlo's Think A Card three thought-of cards are predicted on billets, one ahead, based on John Scarne's "Think a Card"Related to Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 26
Edward Marlo, Theodore Annemann Simplex Ten to One performer and spectator think of a card, spectator does not find it, performer does, inspired by an effect from Annemann's book "Sh! It's a Secret!"Related to Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 29
Edward Marlo Streamlined Discernment one out of three, OOSOOMRelated to Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 38
Unknown Diogenes' Card a card helps finding two thought-of cards (card and their position remember-procedure) More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 27
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought Related toAlso published here More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 44
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Princess Card Trick: Stripper Version The Stripper Deck 25
Walter B. Gibson The Twin Princess The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 729
Theodore DeLand Double Ender Princess Trick brief mention The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 729
Unknown Thought Location magician finds thought card by placing it in pocket Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 236
Unknown Card in the Pocket one of ten Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 238
Unknown The Mystic Card Clock Dial chosen card is put in pocket Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 239
Unknown A Psychological Impossibility thought of card to pocketRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 205
Unknown A Baffling Discovery 1 out of 5 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 234
Dai Vernon Addition and Subtraction one of fifteen cards and its position remembered, via calculation the card is found Select Secrets 21
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Mindreading Feat one of four, OOSOOM type, describing also Guyot's 1749 procedure Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue On the Gaze Selection Method see footnote, "secret of success" for one of Erdnase's methodsInspired by Prepared Cards and Accessories 13
Edward Marlo Third Rosini Let's See the Deck 12
Eddie Clever A Test of Power spectator doesn't find performer's card in ten chances, performer finds spectator's card, billet Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 30
Frederick Braue Incredo Thought new dealing pattern Tricks and Sleights 25
Bruce Elliott Buckram "Out" thought of card travels to book, as an out for the think of a card you see plot The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 198
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes Par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 17
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
Jean Hugard Thought for Five with faro-alternative for distribution Tricks and Sleights 24
Jean Hugard Presentation presentation for "To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons"Inspired by Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 5) 18
Herb Lehwald Mental Disclosure four people think of a card, deck is dealt into four piles three times, each card can be named Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 8
Gerald Kosky The Biter Bit Magic Thrust as an out when someone challenges performer to find thought of card Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 5) 74
Jean Hugard Telepathy Plus one of five cards is selected Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 4) 70
Charles Kalish Purely Mental card divination, without cards, mathematical divination Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 10) 109
Edward Marlo Think of a Card among five in spread Tricks with Daub 10
Edward Marlo The Super Miracle daubing multiple cards Tricks with Daub 11
Don Medley Ring A Bell spectator thinks of a card in the fan, then he writes this card among four other cards, card is divined The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 111) 445
Arthur H. Buckley Think of a Number Experiment No. 27 - spectator remembers card at thought of position Card Control 184
Warren Wiersbe, Martin Gardner Think-A-Card - Wiersbe Version Mental Cases With Cards 18
Unknown Reversed Fan to force a card, credited to DunningerRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 414
J. B. Bobo Telepathic Miracle key card placed next to thought-of cardRelated to Watch This One! 40
J. B. Bobo Triple Thought spectator selects three cards and thinks of one of them, they're returned, performer finds thought-of card Watch This One! 49
Edward Marlo The Vanishing Card: I. Vanishing Thought one of six Marlo In Spades 34
Unknown Card in the Pocket from top stock The Royal Road to Card Magic 90
Unknown A Future in Cards one of five The Royal Road to Card Magic 227
Unknown Telepathy Plus one of five, simple The Royal Road to Card Magic 21
Unknown Thought Stealer progressive set upVariations The Royal Road to Card Magic 23
Unknown Mahatma Thought Control five spectators each pick four cards and select one, clever The Fine Art of Magic 167
Arthur H. Buckley An Amazing Card Illusion (Original) - Just Think of a Card five spectators, cards apparently thought-of from full deck, credit information Principles and Deceptions 164
Unknown The Princess Card Trick three gaffs (picture cards, holes cut out) and immediate repetition The Fine Art of Magic 158
George B. Anderson Card Muscles with contact mindreading It Must Be Mindreading 42
Al Leech Turnover Divination Related toVariations For Card Men Only 24
Dai Vernon Mental Card Miracle card is put in pocketRelated toVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 5, No. 3) 80
Ormond McGill, Dai Vernon Psychological Locations first three cards, then five cards (Vernon's "Five Card Mental Force" credited here to Arthur Buckley)Related to Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 23
Ormond McGill Telepathic Card Selection finding one of five cards Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 11
Bob Somerfeld Cornered! spectator in corner of the room with deck thinks of one card, card is divined, force Pieces of Mind 12
Tommy Vanderschmidt In the Suit thought of card is reversed, spectator selects a paper with a suit and writes value inside The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 287) 1147
Edward Marlo Double Thought two cards, one freely thought of, one aheadRelated to The Cardician 31
Edward Marlo Red and Blue Telepathy two cards, written on red and blue slips of paper The Cardician 123
Edward Marlo Double Thoughts - Single Deck two cards, one thought of, one aheadRelated to The Cardician 126
Edward Marlo Magic Total:
Eight-Two Locator
Ace-Three-Five Locator
Three-Three-Three Loctaor
using some cards to count down to thought-of card, multiple out counting procedure, three methods The Cardician 141
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist thought-of card is spelled to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1103
R. M. Jamison Yogi Tells one from four, card is spelled to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 278) 1113
Bill Simon Simon Eyes! one of three cards is thought of, selection ends up sandwiched between two reversed cards The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 278) 1110
Howard A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
- two mentally selected cards change places
- two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
- five mentally selected cards are found
Variations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-dealRelated toAlso published here The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Edward Marlo, Bob Hummer Cardician's Dream counting procedure with value of thought of card, etc, see page 196 for creditsRelated to The Cardician 130
Harlan Tarbell 3 - Fantus Cards spectator thinks three of the five cards (instead of just one), using envelopes with Phantom Sticker Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 136
Cy Endfield Glimpse of Thought one of five, card is thought of as pack is riffled, card named or brought from pocket, OOSOOM Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part II 30
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
Don Alan It Can't Be... three phase routine
-and aces on table, spectator thinks of ace, ace pocketed, it's thought ace, other aces are also
found in pocket, cards on table are indifferent cards
-MacDonalds aces, spectator sits on fourth packet
-four aces in performers pocket change places with four indifferent cards in spectators pocket
Related to Pretty Sneaky 12
Dai Vernon The Challenge mind-reading presentation for transposition plotRelated toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 114
Tony Corinda (1) Any Card Called For Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 35
J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating The Cardiste (Issue 11) 13
Tony Corinda (6) Another Version of the Princess Card Trick Ghost Deck, with handkerchief Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 48
Dai Vernon Look up spectator spreads through deck and thinks of oneRelated to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 75
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key cardRelated to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 7
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method I two decks, two spectators make a selection each, one only thought of Marlo Meets His Match 5
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method II two cards only thought of, see also page 9 for Variation Marlo Meets His Match 6
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method V peeked at and thought of card found Marlo Meets His Match 9
Edward Marlo Marked Matcho two decks Marlo Meets His Match 27
Edward Marlo Unmarked Matcho two decks Marlo Meets His Match 28
Edward Marlo Double Thought - Single Deck two cards thought of found, one ahead
- Stooge Version
- The Exchange Version
- The Key Card Version
- Memory Version
Related to Marlo Meets His Match 12
Edward Marlo Red and Blue - Spectator Coincidence card thought of and touched in other deck, match, two decksVariations Marlo Meets His Match 15
Edward Marlo Double Thought and Two Billets Related to Marlo Meets His Match 22
Edward Marlo Gaffed Method for "Double Thought", roughed Mene-Tekel Deck, two methods Marlo Meets His Match 24
Edward Marlo Memory Matcho two decks, one stacked Marlo Meets His Match 29
Dai Vernon Riffled Thought break More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 12
Dai Vernon Think of an Ace Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 13
Dai Vernon Out of sight - out of mind original handlingRelated toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 14
Dai Vernon Simple Arithmetic one of thirteen, using the two of clubsRelated toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 9
Dai Vernon Thought Transposed two sets of four Aces with different backs, thought of transposes More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 16
James Steranko Fantasy Card Routine Chapter Thirteen
- Oneway Faces (not pointer cards, but uneven printing)
- The Division (spectator cuts to a card behind the performer's back and replaces)
- The Afterthought (selection from in-the-hands spread)
- The Bisection (two selections by cutting of small packets and remembering bottom cards)
- The Retention (fake memory demonstration, move-a-card)
- The Abstraction (one of three cards thought of, OOSOOM)
- Fantasy Notes
Steranko on Cards 93
Dick Johnson Group Reception version of Vernon's Five Card Mental Force, on stage, majority of audience chose same card out of five Still More Miracles in Mentalism 31
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 6 variation of Hull's "Mental Discernment" starting with freely thought of card, distribution with Erdnase's stock shuffle, OOSOOMInspired by The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 15
Edward Marlo To Use in a Mental Effect how to control the block of which a card is thought of The Multiple Shift 40
Charlie Miller Variation of Mental Discernment OOSOOM, with variations by Vernon The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 33
Maly Think a Card tip on restricting selection during fanning The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 39
Max Malini Think a Card Secret The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 39
Charlie Miller Multiple Think a Card The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 41
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer Card to Wallet 30
Dai Vernon Vernon Five Card Mental Force Variations Early Vernon 20
Harry Lorayne Mentalamazement any card thought of, magician places card on table, correct one (switch) Close-up Card Magic 225
Dai Vernon The Vernon Card Divination card thought of from half the deck, multiple out divination Early Vernon 37
Edward Marlo Super Mental Stab thought-of card is always above a face up indicator Estimation 57
Harry Lorayne In the Side Pocket spectator thinks of one of top ten cards, magician removes this card and pockets it, risky Close-up Card Magic 78
Harry Lorayne Three Times and Out Three-spot as multiple out indicator card Close-up Card Magic 109
Edward Marlo Mental Stab performer places spot card next to thought-of card Estimation 55
Dai Vernon New Divination one of top twelve, card and position remembered Early Vernon 60
Harry Lorayne Three for the Money Three-spot as multiple out indicator cardVariations Close-up Card Magic 106
Harry Lorayne Three Again Three-spot as multiple out indicator card, with real shuffles Close-up Card Magic 108
Dai Vernon Five Card Mental Selection card of five cards divined an placed in pocket Early Vernon 54
Paul Marcus Think of a Card Koran deck with set of eleven, fishing over phone The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 371) 311
Nate Leipzig Princess Card Trick Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 180
Gerald Kosky Vernon's F.C.M.F. outs for the Five Card Mental ForceInspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 386) 371
Edward Marlo Thought Determinator "Is your card in this pile?", memorized deck, faro Faro Controlled Miracles 21
Edward Marlo Odd Thought spectator thinks of only odd-backed card in deck, no rough smooth, faro fan Faro Controlled Miracles 65
Edward Marlo The Ultra Equivoce Brainweave, any card can be thought ofInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 71
Edward Marlo Instant Reverse thought-of card (of about twelve) turns over, faro hide-out Faro Controlled Miracles 60
Edward Marlo Marlo's Brainwave one of ten thought of, this is reversed and odd-backed, faro fan Faro Controlled Miracles 63
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 5: Mental Eliminator one of thirteen memorized cards Faro Controlled Miracles 16
Edward Marlo Faro Fan Constraint to apparently give a free choice to think of a card, but only half the cards are visible Faro Controlled Miracles 23
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Ultra Mental ungaffedRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 52
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Variation BrainweaveRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite BrainweaveInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 58
Edward Marlo Physical and Mental performer places physical selection next to mental selection (one of twenty-six), two phases, half forcing deck, faro fan Faro Controlled Miracles 68
Edward Marlo Easy Logical Procedure Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Theodore Annemann The Thought Card - Annotation from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
spectator writes any card on back of card, magician divines it
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 2) 147
Peter Kane The Blank Thought Deck blank deck, spectator thinks of any card, performer removes a blank card, all cards get faces and isolated card is thought-of oneVariations A Card Session with Peter Kane 1
Dai Vernon Mental Spell one of ten, multiple out, setup?? Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 41
Charlie Miller Card Tricks Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 18
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Five Think five times four card, impromptu version with slop shuffle Between Two Minds 10
Al Koran Princess Card Trick...Plus deck shuffled after selections, deck switchRelated to Al Koran's Professional Presentations 71
Harry Lorayne, Bob Hummer Mental Photography blank deck, spectator thinks of any card and goes through some dealing procedure, thought of card appears, all others blank, card index Deck-Sterity 105
Ray Grismer, Bob Hummer Computer Cards cards dealt according to thought-of card, simplifiedInspired byRelated to
  • p. 165 for references
  • suggestion by Frank A. Russell on p. 314
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 2) 145
Edward Marlo Five Card Mental or "I Have It" one of five Expert Card Conjuring 107
Alton Sharpe Double Prediction Chest freely thought of and chosen card predicted, one ahead Expert Card Conjuring 73
Edward Marlo, Burling Hull Variation on Hull's Prediction tabled card turns out to be any named card, sticky substance Expert Card Conjuring 114
Paul Swinford Duo-Spell two thought-of cards, sixteen card set-up Faro Fantasy 30
Tony Kardyro The Fifty-Fifty Mental Selection one of two, three methodsRelated to Expert Card Conjuring 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Pellet Index any card thought out of ten cards is predicted on pellet, featuring an index made from a playing card Expert Card Conjuring 84
Edward Marlo Speller Presentation thought-of spelling with progressive set-up and optional prediction (billet index) Expert Card Conjuring 86
Ken Krenzel Two-Part Invention see p. 236 for Marlo referenceInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 220
Edward Marlo Marlo's Princess Trick four phases, using duplicatesVariations Expert Card Conjuring 93
Martin Gardner Version of the 5x5 Problem The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 4) 160
Edward Marlo Prognostication Pack Improved one of five, matrix principle for one spectator, prediction on billet (index) Expert Card Conjuring 92
Roy Walton, Bob Hummer Daydream with dealing procedureInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 4) 160
Edward Marlo Mental Lie thought-of card, spectator reads cards, performer catches lie, three methods HEX! 45
Aldini, Paul Curry Mental-Matic Deck Name of card written on back of a card, matches freely thought of cardInspired by Roughingly Yours 38
Bruce Cervon Think and it's Trapped one of two cards is thought of and appears in sandwich in deck, various versions:
- First Version
- Second Version
- Third Version
- Fourth Version (Pitfalls of Thought I)
- Fifth Version (Pitfalls of Thought II)
Variations Expert Card Mysteries 109
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Spell four spectators spell down to mentally selected cards, stack, second method with bank of twenty-four duplicates (page 182) Expert Card Mysteries 179
Aldini Cards to Pocket Thought of card vanishes from packet of four cards, travels to pocket Roughingly Yours 36
Art Spring Divining Cup numbered slips with information written by spectators in cup, performer divines contents, slips secretly burned via flash paper The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 367
Allan Ackerman On Kane's Blank Thought Deck blank deck, spectator thinks of any card, performer removes a blank card, all cards get faces and isolated card is thought-of oneInspired by Magic Mafia Effects 1
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - Third of the Trio fishing amongst a restricted rangeRelated to Advanced Fingertip Control 93
Allan Ackerman Joker Sandwich thought of card in sandwich in deckInspired by Magic Mafia Effects 6
Dai Vernon Thought Card from Pocket Related to Expanded Lecture Notes 10
Robert E. Neale More Lies thought card revealed with eight-card-packet as computerRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 384
Peter Alexis Mini-Mental two cards thought of from eight card-packet The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 380
John Hamilton Computer Cards card thought-of, counting procedure with deck by spectator, see also p. 402 for suggestion by Leslie MayInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 355
Joseph K. Schmidt Center Tear spectator writes card in center of square paper, cut into four pieces and puzzled together so a center section is missing, can be presented as pseudo center tear, see p. 527 for comment by L. Vosburgh LyonsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 398
Edward Marlo Simple Mental Five card thought from five-card packet is divined Expert Card Chicanery 36
Paul Swinford Son of Faro Spell CCCC More Faro Fantasy 58
Paul Swinford Elmsley Revisited CCCCInspired by More Faro Fantasy 63
Paul Swinford Oil Always Floats card is shuffled to top via CCCCRelated to More Faro Fantasy 54
Allan Ackerman, John Cornelius Change of Mind one of five, kicker The Esoterist 5
Karl Fulves 6-Card Mental Test one of six, off-beat method The Book of Numbers 8
Roy Walton Pocket Princess Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 282
Sam Leo Horowitz 3-Card Princess as finale in last phase the other two vanish, see also p. 476Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5th Folio) 446
Harry Lorayne Four by Four four spectators with four cards each Reputation-Makers 168
Edward Marlo Faro's Simple Dream counting procedure after thought of card, thirteen-card set-up, simplified "Faro's Dream" (Linking Ring)