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Unknown To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and the fail or succeedRelated to Modern Magic 66
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dr. Hurwitz, Al Flosso, U.F. Grant, George Sands' non-make-up version to look like a chinaman, Orson Welles The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 78
George Sands Gone! signed card travels from case held by spectator to performer's pocket The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 527
Edward Marlo, George Sands Upside Down kings turn face up, then down, change to aces, placed in deck, back to kings, aces from pocket Marlo In Spades 50
George Sands An Oddity paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 50
Mallory Van Slyker, George Sands Birds of a Feather four coins assemble in corners of handkerchiefVariationsAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 86
George Sands, Mallory Van Slyker Birds of a Feather four coins assemble in corners of handkerchiefAlso published here Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 148
George Sands Cigarette Production lighted cigarette production Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 346
George Sands "Phantom" Cigarette invisible pantomime cigarette appears Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 353
Karl Fulves Babel Jack Boschan's "Phosphorus" magazine, Ganson's "Unique Rope Routine" vs. George Sands routine, John Mulholland newspaper obituary The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 5) 324
George Sands Duplex Changing Card stranger card on top of deck transforms into two selectionsVariations Epilogue (Issue 11) 81
Dai Vernon Multiple Change stranger card on top of deck transforms into two selectionsInspired by Epilogue (Issue 12) 89
Harvey Rosenthal Perfect Coin Assembly four coins assemble under a corner of a handkerchief
- Alternate Handling of the Last Coin
- Second Alternate Handling of the Last Coin
Inspired by New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1, No. 5) 1
Karl Fulves Color Blind no-palm handling of Criss Cross, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it, see p. 1053 for commentInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 1) 822
Cushing Strout Double Thot named card is only odd-backed card, then it changes into another selection, Chicago Opener, credits to Walter Gibson, Carlyle, George Sands The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 4) 707
George Sands Criss Cross Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
credit information, see also p. 812 for Marlo claim
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Unbeatable" (George Sands, Sep. 1951, p. 14)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 12) 816
George Sands Lucky 13 prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remainsRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1035
George Sands Prime Time all clubs in packet, counting procedure, King always remainsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1039
Edward Marlo "Further Dissertation on Oil and Water" more on crediting and history, with letters to George Sands, Bruce Elliott Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 160
George Sands Reverse Bank Nite using the Lucky 13 prime forceInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1100
George Sands Prime Choice - E.S.P. six pieces of paper, prediction on one, ESP symbols or something else on the other pieces, then Lucky 13 prime forceInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1101
George Sands Platform Key-Rect "Two Tricks"
man and woman locked together with chain
The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1135
George Sands Prime Choice "Two Tricks"
packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1137
George Sands, Frederick Braue The Super Optical Illusion four red-backed aces change one by one into blue-backed kings with twistingInspired by
  • "Super Optical Illusion" (George Sands, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 4 No. 7, Dec. 1946, p. 275)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 11
Mac King, George Sands Phase One Effect Based on Sandsational Rope by George Sands Mac King's Other Rope Routine 2
Steve Beam Leftovers on opening lines by John Riggs, Dai Vernon, Stephen Minch, Lisa Weedman, George Sands, Don Morris, Dan Garrett, Earl Oakes, Ed Weiss, Alec Callow, getting booked on conventions, Richard Bartram The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 860
Peter Duffie, George Sands An Unexpected Prediction Cards in a packet turned face down one by one by counting sequence, remaining card that is face up has PREDICTION written on the back (uses principle by George Sands) Effortless Card Magic 108
George Sands Prime Number Packet Principle Packet of cards with prime number of cards, think of any integer n, flip over every nth card in succession, forces the remaining card Effortless Card Magic 108
Nick Trost The Eliminator Uses gaffed dice (mispotted) to locate card in one of six piles, credit info for plot given to publication in Nouvelles Recreations, Physiques et Mathematiques (Gilles-Edme Guyot, 1740)Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 142
George Sands, Mitsunobu Matsuyama "Lucky 13" Force Using a fair dice to force bottom card of seven card packet, by eliminating cards at rolled number repeatedly, independently discovered by Mitsunobu Matsuyama The Card Magic of Nick Trost 144
Karl Fulves PATEO Variation force done by two spectators, magician's choice on final decisionInspired by
  • PATEO (Roy Baker, Baker's Bonanza, p. 38)
Related to
Lost Vampire Secrets 184
George Sands Prime Force Related to Lost Vampire Secrets 202
Jim Steinmeyer, George Sands The Five Card Mix forcing a card from 5, see also George Sands "Prime Time" Impuzzibilities 21
George Sands Lucky 13 Force one of five objectsRelated to Under Tension 18
George Sands The Sands End Switch with extra piece Vortex 135