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Theodore Annemann Annemann's Psychic Writing appearing writing on paper card answers questionRelated toVariations Mental Bargain Effects 4
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"Related toVariations The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 496
Jack Avis The Jokers ten cards on table, selected one is predicted the others are jokers The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 242) 968
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus Initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed. One card is chosen, transposes with the Joker. Chosen card is now in envelope. "Come a little closer..." 33
Jack Avis Loops Entwined under handkerchiefInspired byAlso published here The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1098
Jack Avis Demented Dice The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Jack Avis Your Choice Again coin transposition, one coin in handkerchief The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 308) 31
Jack Avis Message from Hades freely chosen card predicted, pocket writingRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 221
Jack Avis All Fair Surprise card held by spectator turns into selectionAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 345) 203
Jack Avis Card Switch behind fan The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 345) 203
Jack Avis, Cy Endfield, Roy Walton Three From Three - Effect No. 1: three card location, one reversed other next to it
- Effect No. 2: off-beat card location, pocket
- Effect No. 3: multiple trsnsformation
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 345) 205
Tony Corinda, Al Koran Centre Tear (One Hand Variation) Related to Billets 171
Jack Avis The Birthday Card Trick card is found a position of a wished month Card Tricks 312
Jack Avis Suit Force with down-under-deal Card Tricks 313
Jack Avis Avis Spread Switch here credited to Henry ChristRelated to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 23
Jack Avis Surprise card held by spectator turns into selectionAlso published here The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 352) 236
Jack Avis French Reverse The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 362) 277
Jack Avis The Two and Eight Coins transposition of a half dollar in closed hand and penny on back of the fist The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 369) 305
Nate Leipzig Twirl Cut Related to Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 170
Edward Marlo Thoughts on Blind Choice two selections from one deck match two reversed prediction cards in second deck, four methods with different gaffed decks (Ultra Mental Deck, deck with 26 different cards duplicated, Audley Walsh's Dream Deck / Koran Deck)Inspired by
  • Jack Avis' "Blind Choice" (GEN June 1964)
Faro Controlled Miracles 67
Robert Lund, Robert Stine, Dan Fowler, Jack Avis Etcetera how Dunninger fooled Dr. James Elliott, magic as art The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 57
Jack Avis Poker Dice Coincidence poker dice match dealt hand, posed as a problem The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 57
Jack Avis Sensitive Fingers naming card when feeling them behind back, then cards on either side of a selectionVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 8) 38
Fred G. Taylor, Clayton Rawson, Jack Avis Etcetera hobbyist vs professionals The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 116
Jack Avis Slippery Aces Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 177
Jack Avis Exchanged three of four aces are switched Epilogue (Issue 1) 6
Piet Forton Piet Forton's Visible Ace Popper Move Inspired by Jack Avis and Eddie TaytelbaumInspired by Piet Forton Lecture Notes 12
Jack Avis Houdini Ring ring off rope The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 325
Jack Avis Houdini Card deck sealed with crossed rubber bands, yet selection extracted underneath handkerchief, p. 241 for further reference, p. 246 for idea by Harrison BealeVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 225
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, Larry Jennings To Lie Or Tell The Truth see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing StroutRelated to
  • p. 179 for further references
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 175
Jack Avis All Fair Mygratory Coins four coins & three cards The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 177
Jack Avis Check Cop Move coin steal The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 177
Jack Avis Tip & Load Move The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 177
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
Jack Avis An Ace Locator aces distributed as key cardsRelated to
  • p. 179 for further references
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 180
Jack Avis Two - Four - Six - Eight - Find named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selectionRelated to Expert Card Mysteries 120
Jack Avis Gathering of the Clan Expert Card Mysteries 121
Norman Osborn Opposites card selected with invisible dice, they become visible and with them the card is found, see p. 288 for suggestion by Jack Avis The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 7) 260
Jack Avis, Martin Gardner, John Brennon, Peter McDonald Etcetera The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 12) 288
Jack Avis Multiple Glide Expert Card Mysteries 17
Jack Avis 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 12) 370
Roy Johnson Sensitive Fingers naming card when feeling them under table, then cards on either side of a reversed card are predictedInspired by The Roy Johnson Experience 41
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
Jack Avis The "Lost Ace" Trick Related to Epilogue (Issue 11) 81
Jack Avis The Siva Count Epilogue (Issue 11) 82
Jack Avis Introduction The Book of Numbers 3
Ben Christopher Unlimited Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King
- Impromptu Method
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 567
Karl Fulves Mexican Monte monte/twist combo with unexpected/funny cards appearingRelated toVariations Mexican Monte 8
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
Robert (Bob) Hess Focal Point one of ten cards, OOSOOMInspired by
  • Hull's "Mental Discernment"
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 7) 625
Jack Avis Impromptu Unlimited four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its KingInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 660
Jack Avis Topsy Turvy triumph with ambitious phases and four-of-a-kind kicker Epilogue (Issue 18) 163
Jack Avis Five Card Do As I Did Epilogue (Issue 24) 226
Jack Avis Spirits appearing writing on paper card reveals selectionInspired byRelated to
  • "Simplified Psychic Writing" (S. H. Sharpe, Bagshawe's Magical Journal, Dec. 1928)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 977
Jack Avis Focal Point II one of ten, OOSOOMInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 9) 977
Jack Avis The Wishing Envelope gimmick envelope, including three routines with it
- The Wishing Envelope
- The Jokers Wild
- Transposed Marlo Reverse
Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 2) 161
Jack Avis A Spirit Detection drinks and countries are divinedInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 5) 56
Jack Avis The Siva Count Card Cavalcade 3 187
Karl Fulves The Optical Force (chapter 33-A added to 1975 edition, see "13 Prophets", p. 20)
two spectators choose cards: mates
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 408
Jack Avis The Sport Trick four blank cards, on one a picture of a girl appears and vanishes Epilogue (Issue 23) 220
Jack Avis Four Tricks: Random Speller Epilogue (Issue 24) 225
Jack Avis This Is My Card Epilogue (Issue 24) 225
Jack Avis Siva's Nightmare one-way deckInspired by Epilogue (Issue 24) 226
Jack Avis Spin Cut Aces cut and production, originally published in "Pentagram" Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 1) 307
Jerry L. Christensen Pyramid Aces Related to Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 12) 447
Nate Leipzig, Andrew Pargeter, John Muir, Jack Avis Simplified Spin Pass Aces twirl cut (see reference), each time an ace appears. based on "Spin Pass Aces" by John Muir in "Abracadabra No. 1027", for credit details see Pabular 4/9, p. 571Related to Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 6) 527
Jack Avis Siva Count Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 2) 638
Dai Vernon, Jack Avis, Brother John Hamman, Jay Malbrough The Pinochle Caper four cards change several times Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 6) 693
Andrew Galloway, John Howie A Trick For Jack Avis two selection in two packets change places and end up on top of the other packet Diverting Card Magic 15
Bob Hummer Mind Reader's Dream cards dealt according to thought-of card, with Dreambook to transfer number to card (1952)Variations Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 42
Jack Avis Siva Count five as four John: Verse Two 6
Jon Racherbaumer, Jack Avis Wired Hidden Power card remembered at total of cut-off packetInspired by The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 26
Jack Avis Impromptu Mexican monte/twist combo with black aces and black five, then all change to red aces and red five, then all four acesInspired by Octet 62
Jack Avis 43. Loops Entwined Also published here Self-Working Table Magic 52
Thomas Alan Waters, Jack Avis The Occultear secretly tearing the center
- Writing Materials
- The Area of Writings
- The Fold
- The Tear
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 171
Thomas Alan Waters Triton a red, white, and blue billet are in a bulldog clip, which select a category each, aspectator selects one of three categories and choses a word from that category, which he writes down, the word is predicted on one of the three billetsInspired by
  • Jack Avis' "Chronokinesis" in Peter Warlock's "Pentagram", Vol. 8, No. 4. P. 25.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 178
Jack Avis Optical Notes variationsInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1360
Jack Avis The Elmsley-Jordan Count to Show Four Aces Siva Count basically Magic With Giant Cards 8
Jack Avis Siva Count The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 3) 19
Dr. Jacob Daley, Jack Avis Notes on Dr. Daley's Strip Out Shuffle culling of cards at known position, short ace cutting sequence with riffle shuffle placement, all very brief Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 112
Jack Avis Place-Name-26 place and obtain the name of the 26th card, faro shuffle Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 124
Jack Avis Three Zarrow Techniques - 1st Z-Technique
- 2nd Z-Technique
- 3rd Z-Technique
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 124
Jack Avis, Dr. James William Elliott On Dr. Elliott's Run-Ups Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 139
Jack Avis, Bill Reid, Alex Elmsley The Casual False Shuffle jogged packets Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 158
Jack Avis The Center Double Lift Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 37
Jack Avis Court Spell named court card spelled from packet of picture cards The Chronicles (Issue 36) 1415
Ken Krenzel, Jack Avis Flexible Christ Spread Switch actually Avis, not ChristRelated to Close-up Impact! 83
Jack Avis Eight Bytes Is Enough thought card revealed with eight-card-packet as computerInspired by Simplicity at Your Fingertips 32
Jack Avis Avis Spread Switch credit information The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 58
Alex Elmsley, Bill Reid Direct Link featuring Bill Reid's "Automatic Discovery", named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selectionRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 329
Larry Jennings Houdini Card Escapes Again interesting structureInspired by Jennings '67 79
Jack Avis Foreword The Chronicles ()
Jack Avis Siva Count brief Virtual Foolery 10
Milton Kort, Jack Avis Matcho Spectator freely selects one of four blue cards, magician deals out four previously placed red cards below the blue ones, the chosen blue card matches the corresponding red (first published in New Pentagram, vol. 1, no. 8, Oct 1969)Variations Kort 79
Jack Avis Siva Count Baltimore Notes 6
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"Related toVariations Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 345
Philip T. Goldstein Fourthright four odd backed prediction cards, one is selected by spectator, then pack is cut in four piles and one top card matches the selected prediction cardInspired by Mawny Notes 3
Philip T. Goldstein Fourthright four odd backed prediction cards, one is selected by spectator, then pack is cut in four piles and one top card matches the selected prediction cardInspired by ... Land Notes 1
Reinhard Müller, Jack Avis Müller Avis Dealing Procedure group variation Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 13