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Arthur Leroy Breast Pocket Switch card is sticking out of pocket and switched as it is removedRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Frederick Mosteller Encore! spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, count-spellInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 236
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Puncture! hole moved on business cardRelated to The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 213) 850
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure Card placed between black Aces vanishes to magician's pocketRelated to "Come a little closer..." 19
Dai Vernon Follow the Leader, Jr. five blacks and five redsVariations The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 277) 1107
Alex Elmsley Effort for Follow the Leader ideas for Vernon's Follow the Leader, Jr.Inspired by The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Alex Elmsley Failure Also published here The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Alex Elmsley Effort for the Ultra Close-Up Worker torn and restored pencil lead The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
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
Cy Endfield Two To Divine card appears between sandwich cards in handRelated to Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 10
Dai Vernon Penetration of Thought odd-backed, two packets of four aces eachRelated toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 51
Alex Elmsley Arab Roto-Pack using faros for various placements The Cardiste (Issue 6) 13
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley 26th Card Faro Check for credit information see referenceRelated to The Faro Shuffle 11
Edward Marlo Faro as a Control how to control a card at known position to top with faro shuffles, with subsections:
- Less Than 52
- With Two Cards
- For 2 Cards at Undetermined Positions
Inspired by Faro Notes 2
Tony Corinda, Jon Tremaine, Alex Elmsley (1) Tapping Card Location spectator thinks of one of seven cards and taps the cards with a pencil, performer stops him when he taps the thought of card Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 41
Edward Marlo Fourth Fooler two cards selected, a card turns face-up between selections, see also page 55 for two further notesVariations Faro Notes 52
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Faro Favorites Elmsley's Restacking PackRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 10) 14
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Perma-Stack based on Elmsley's Restacking Pack ideaRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 10) 15
Alex Elmsley In and Out Definition The Faro Shuffle 1
Alex Elmsley In and Out Shuffle Definition Faro Notes 1
Alex Elmsley Aces Up tacking with faro shuffle for any number from 2-5 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 15
Alex Elmsley Stay-Stack Idea with two decks, face up into face downRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 5) 16
Lin Searles The Cross Shuffle Slow-Motion Deal thirds of deck shuffled according to spectator's wishes, yet predicted Full House received in seven-handed game, faroRelated to Slow Motion Poker Deals 1
Alex Elmsley Thimble Change two versionsAlso published here Low Cunning 1
Alex Elmsley Ring on Silk ring is thrown into silk and is instantly threaded onto silk, using Jardine Ellis ringAlso published here Low Cunning 1
Alex Elmsley Dictionary Test dictionary book test with multiple spectatorsAlso published here Low Cunning 1
Alex Elmsley Cigarette Move vanish, with boxAlso published here Low Cunning 2
Alex Elmsley Production Cigarettes in Holders cigarettes in holdersAlso published here Low Cunning 2
Alex Elmsley Multiplying Aces roll-down between the fingersAlso published here Low Cunning 2
Alex Elmsley Physical Medium jacket is removed while thumbs are tiedAlso published here Low Cunning 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
Alex Elmsley Fan Prediction touched card matches with predictionAlso published here Low Cunning 2
Alex Elmsley Cups and Balls salt as final loadAlso published here Low Cunning 3
Alex Elmsley, Dai Vernon Fingertip Elmsley Count More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 6
Dai Vernon The Trick that cannot be explained Related toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 76
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
Alex Elmsley Fan Prediction #1 touched card matches with prediction Close-up Card Magic 165
Alex Elmsley Angle Jog Switch as cards are fanned Close-up Card Magic 166
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
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Ultra Mental ungaffedRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 52
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Variation BrainweaveRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Marlo's Faro Jogs handling possibilities for Alex Elmsley's Faro Fan idea
- Five Methods
- Side Jog to Angle Jog
- Angle Jog to Side Jog
- Table Faro Angle Jog
- Up Jogging the Reversed Card (two methods)
Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 54
Edward Marlo Tabled Faro Fan Set-Up using table faro or only even riffle shuffle to get into Faro Fan configurationRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite BrainweaveInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 58
Edward Marlo Easy Logical Procedure Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Edward Marlo Ultra Repeat with repeat phase and face-up/face-down challenge location as clean-up, retaining divided deck (odd/even)Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Edward Marlo The Ultra Equivoce Brainweave, any card can be thought ofInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 71
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brother Spectator pushes three Cards next to their Mates Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 183
Fred Lowe Boston Three Step without the handkerchief and an extra penetration of a coinInspired by The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 72
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 227
Piet Forton, Alex Elmsley Three Coins and a Glass Routine Three coins produced and travel to silk held in hand. They then vanish and travel to glass Piet Forton Lecture Notes 5
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Thumb-Fan Hide-Out jogged card, as switch Expert Card Conjuring 100
Edward Marlo Card Vanish Supreme two methodsInspired by Expert Card Conjuring 111
Alex Elmsley Cups & Balls salt production as finale, see also p. 206Related to
  • suggestion by Jules Conway on p. 216
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 203
Roy Walton Card Case mystery card in case, four queens are found and mystery card turns out to be selectionInspired by The Devil's Playthings 57
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure reprinted from reference, see also p. 320Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 309
Jules Lenier Decision randomly selected card helps finding second selection, 16th card principleInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 4) 239
Jack Avis Two - Four - Six - Eight - Find named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selectionRelated to Expert Card Mysteries 120
Edward Marlo Marlo 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 Expert Card Mysteries 175
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley The Unwritten Prediction card dealt face down is only odd-backed card in deck
- Method 15
Hierophant (Issue 1) 21
David Berglas, Alex Elmsley The Cups and Balls billiard balls as final loads The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 192
Roy Walton Restless Colors packet changes back colors multiple timesInspired by Epilogue (Issue 5) 40
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley signed card in ---- two methods Hierophant (Issue 3) 142
Karl Fulves Second Law some value coincidences happen when dealing through piles, application of Milk Build Shuffle to Si StebbinsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 379
Paul Sweetman PoD Addition travelling stampInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 4) 320
Roy Walton The Abacus Card Trick four cards chosen, gray code on one way backsRelated toVariations Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement) 69
Roy Walton Controlled Fate number, day of the week and color chosen and predicted, see also p. 402 for ideas by Kenn Eastin and Greg MooreInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 390
Paul Swinford The Elmsley Touch Inspired by More Faro Fantasy 48
Jon Racherbaumer Last-Minute Departure Inspired byRelated toVariations Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 28
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
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Reputation-Makers 227
Roy Walton Nomad Card two cards selected by counting cut-off heaps, odd-backed card in deck transforms into both selections, faroRelated to Epilogue (Issue 12) 97
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Second Time Around 76
Bob Stencel Cannibal Cards two cards vanish between the four cannibals, see p. 608 for correctionInspired by
  • "The Cannibals and the Missionaries" (Alex Elmsley)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 2) 573
Gene Finnell Mathematical Twins spectator cuts to a card and places it aside, then cuts another packet off and mate is found with Milk Build procedure and down-under deal, see also p. 508Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 4) 483
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Vanish prayer vanish Epilogue (Issue 14) 111
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton Expansion Notes: As A Coincidence procedure to control two peeked cards twenty-six apart, effect application in which two selection appear at same position in two halves Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton As A Single Card Discovery Expansion Notes, faro and twenty-six key Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Alex Elmsley, Roy Walton As A Triple Card Revelation Expansion Notes, faro and twenty-six key Epilogue (Issue 14) 114
Alex Elmsley Just a "Second" Diamond Cut Diamond, second deal Million Dollar Card Secrets 91
Alex Elmsley The Ghost Count Tale Twisters 8
Alex Elmsley, Larry West The Elmsley Count with dollar bills, including variation "The Modified Count" Close-up Cavalcade 144
Alex Elmsley Twister puzzle about twisted wide rubber bandAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 606
Alex Elmsley Between Your Palms card between spectator's palm turns out to be a later signed selection, using stranger cardVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 606
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-dealAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 607
Karl Fulves ESP In Gray five cards selected from face up face down deck are divined, gray codeRelated to Notes From Underground 55
Alex Elmsley, Michael Skinner Miracle Worker between your palms Super Subtle Card Miracles 204
Bill Taylor 7-16 down under deal, spectator's and performer's remaining cards predicted, game presentationInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 6) 723
Alex Elmsley One at a Time Collectors selections appear one by one between four AcesRelated to Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 3) 28
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Faro Fan - 1st Discard - In the Hands
- 2nd Discard - On the Table
- 1st Technique - in the Hands
- 2nd Technique
The Ten Hand Poker Stack 117
Roy Walton Kangaroo position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal, non-faro methodInspired by Epilogue (Issue 24) 232
Unknown, Alex Elmsley, Tony Faro, Ed Schuman Festive Fun a coin puzzle by Alex Elmsley and by Tony Faro, logic puzzles, making smoke powder by burning a striking surface, match problems by Tony Faro, medium card revelation, a number puzzle by Ed Schuman and how to stick a bottle on a wall
Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 4) 192
Larry Jennings Ala Elmsley Inspired byRelated to Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 280
Michael Carrion Mirage card placed under close-up mat, two cards chosen, one signed, card under mat turns out to be later signed selection, duplicateInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 10) 1044
Alex Elmsley Fake Sandwich Insertion card inserted between sandwich cards one of which is secretly missing Methods with Cards - Part 3 193
David A. Wright Elmsley Out-Sexed with pickup presentationInspired by Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 10) 113
Reinhard Müller, Alex Elmsley Late-Nite Sandwich black queens put on top, spectator cuts, sandwich in middle Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 33
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Card Cavalcade 3 181
Harry Lorayne The 29th Card faroRelated to Afterthoughts 129
David Carré, Alex Elmsley Face Up card travels from in between jokers to the middle of the deck Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 6) 219
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Cannibals including credit information on the plot by Pete Biro Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 295
Alex Elmsley, Stewart Judah Judah's "Coincidental Position" Performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind backInspired by Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 9
Philip T. Goldstein Collectors, Once Again selections appear one by one between four AcesRelated to Classic Tackler 7
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Oil Slick & Water Wonderful 4&4, alternation climax Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 4) 46
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Innovations (Issue 3) 4
Derek Dingle, Alex Elmsley Derek's Elmsley Count Technique Also published here Innovations (Issue 3) 4
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count (Mechanic's Grip) Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 6) 73
Alex Elmsley Flight of the Psycards three signed cards to wallet, magnetic himber wallet, no palming version The Third Ecstasy 4
Alex Elmsley, Frederick Mosteller another encore red & black card thought of, they are spelled to after some shuffling (see Legendary Kabbala for Elmsley credit)Inspired byRelated to Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 12) 153
Alex Elmsley, Frank Thompson Elmsley Count Handling Wildcard Miracles 130
Alex Elmsley In and Out Terminology Faro Concepts 2
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle Any Second Now 216
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The First System shuffling card from position x to the top in odd deck, modified in-faro for even deck that ignored bottom card, reverse method for Alex Elmsley's Binary Translocation No. 1Inspired byRelated to Faro Concepts 41
Murray Bonfeld Any Card, Any Number - The Second System bringing a card from position x to y with faro shuffling, odd deck, with even deck modified in-faro is required that ignores top card, generalization of Alex Elmsley's Binary TranslocationsRelated to Faro Concepts 42
Murray Bonfeld, Alex Elmsley Principles and Routines applicationsInspired by Faro Concepts 48
Karl Fulves, Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle as a Force faro Faro Concepts 49
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count A Transatlantic Lecture 9
Alex Elmsley Boston Two Step small coin travels from handkerchief to box with half dollars, then all coins travel to handkerchief and box is emptyVariations A new look at the Okito Box 27
Ross Bertram The Pay-Off (Card in Wallet), ungaffedRelated to Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 63
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley ATFUS Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 27
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Trick Card Trickery 3
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 8
Alex Elmsley, Bob Farmer False Count four cards, hiding two faces Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 9) 572
Alex Elmsley, Eric Mason Elmsley Count variation Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 12) 607
Karl Fulves The Null Faro an idea similar to Alex Elmsley's Restacking conceptRelated to Faro Possibilities 8
Harry Lorayne Heart Run Related to Quantum Leaps 190
Harry Lorayne The Mate Trap faro, two effects:
- spectator pockets number of cards, performer finds out how many
- spectator pockets number of cards, two cards in rest sandwich that number of cards
Related to Quantum Leaps 222
Alex Elmsley Parity Failure some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is liedAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1255
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Cycle! 1
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Snow 1
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Prayer Vanish Tearable 2
Alex Elmsley Three as Four Elmsley Count CardMagic 77
Ted Biet, Alex Elmsley Pres"sure" Location inferior handlingInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 181
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 4) 182
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 13
Alex Elmsley, Walt Lees Elmsley Count 3/4, with deck still in the hand The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 22
Paul Swinford, Alex Elmsley 1003rd Aces Arcane (Issue 2) 15
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Masque 4
Alex Elmsley Liar's Matrix 0-1-combinations, 1 bit changed in any line gives a unique line Curioser 29
Alex Elmsley The Octal Pencil Liar's Matrix, spectator selects number column and reads out print color lying on one of them Curioser 30
Alex Elmsley Honesty Test Liar's Matrix, spectator selects word column and reads out print color lying on one of them Curioser 31
Alex Elmsley, Colin Lewry Pack Of Lies Liar's Matrix, spectator selects card column and reads out their colors, lying on one of them, different methods:
- Mnemonic Method
- No Memory
- And Again
- Lewry's Lie Detector
Related to Curioser 33
Alex Elmsley Blind Stud cards are cut and dealt out, things about hands are revealed with back turned, gray code to base 4 Curioser 36
Alex Elmsley Tell Me Three Times three cards chosen and called out, on one of them is lied, stack Curioser 37
Alex Elmsley Parity Failure some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is liedRelated toVariationsAlso published here Curioser 38
Karl Fulves A Four-Bit Trick card in square layout of face-up/face-down cards turned over and divinedRelated to Curioser 43
Charles Hudson Parity Notes Inspired by Curioser 59
Roy Walton Unstacked Parity no stack versionInspired by Curioser 60
Gene Maze Wait a Minute! Inspired by The Gene Maze Card Book 42
Alex Elmsley 54. Twister performer twist rubber band and spectator holds it, he cannot untwist itAlso published here Self-Working Table Magic 67
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Quasimodo / A Fine Mesh 4
Fred Castle, Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Technique for doing Elmsley Count with jumbo cards, either horizontally or vertically Magic With Giant Cards 2
Alex Elmsley Mental Boxer six cards are divined after cards are mixed face-up face-down, gray codeRelated to Fourcast 22
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 39
Derek Dingle, Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Technique Also published here The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 78
Philip T. Goldstein Cumulative three cards chosen from ten-card packet with dealing procedureInspired byRelated to Thunday 5
Alex Elmsley Prayer Vanish Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 1) 579
Alex Elmsley Prayer Vanish Fork Full of Appetizers 2
Thomas Alan Waters Alexicon name of named dead person appears on card, four ABC cards, spelling "DEAD"Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 260
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 261
Thomas Alan Waters Hallowgram name of dead celebrity appears on one of four ABC cards, one side of the cards spells "DEAD" the other "NAME"Inspired by
  • Alex Elmsley's "What Card?"
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 263
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo The Elmsley Count mechanic's grip to mechanic's grip Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 15
Derek Dingle Miracle Mental Spell to two freely thought of cards, count-spell principleRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 169
Alex Elmsley Fan Prediction Force Angle Jog Switch The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 73
Jon Racherbaumer The 1003-1006 Aces three handlings (despite title)Inspired by Facsimile (Issue 1) 33
Thomas Alan Waters Trisonic design cards, three are divinedInspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 3: The Symbol Test) 424
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Stand up Diamonds Inspired by Marlo's Plus Package 37
Ken Krenzel, Alex Elmsley Slide Under Switch Cards Hit 11
Stephen Tucker All Heart Diamond Cut Diamond effect with an extra two card transposition (two selections)Inspired by The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 26
Philip T. Goldstein, Alex Elmsley Q&AVM Inspired byRelated to Thequal 9
Philip T. Goldstein Looming Thoughts combination with self-correcting set-upInspired by Thequal 15
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Magic from the Parade #1 18
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley The OPEC Count Out of Position Elmsley Count, tip Marlo's Magazine Volume 5
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Technique Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 50
John Riggs 5 Coin Star in a circle formation, predated by Alex Elmsley 1952Related to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 42
Jack Avis, Bill Reid, Alex Elmsley The Casual False Shuffle jogged packets Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 158
Unknown The Spellbinder two cards located in small packet after anti-faros and down-under dealRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 24
Unknown Fan Manipulation cards from fan stolen and backpalmedRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 23
Randy Wakeman Cubic Zirconium Inspired by Formula One Close-Up 42
William P. Miesel Deceived Inspired by Arcane (Issue 13) 179
Dai Vernon Mental Five one of five, using pressure fan hideoutInspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 25, 26 & 27) 243
David Britland The Angel Card Rise cased deck, rubber band gimmick, faro loading
- The Gimmick
- Performance
- Loading and Unloading the Gimmick
- More Ideas
- Final Notes
Related toVariations Angel Card Rise Plus 2
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 47
Karl Fulves Mechanical Faro shaving the ends to make faros easierRelated to The Return Trip 20
Karl Fulves Primitive Cycles Related to The Return Trip 28
Larry Jennings Ambidextrous Travellers for the Elmsley credit see p. 48 of Marlo's Magazine 6Related toVariations The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 233
Larry Jennings, Alex Elmsley 2002 Aces Inspired by The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 4
Alex Elmsley Handwashing Vanish The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 135
Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley The Rendezvous Force mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffleAlso published here Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 8) 15
Alex Elmsley Hand Washing Vanish The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 156
Dai Vernon, Alex Elmsley The Rendezvous Force mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffleRelated toAlso published here The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 119
Edward Marlo Ace 2-3-4 to Pockets ambidextrous travelersInspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 48
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count The Black & White Trick 43
Simon Lovell Another Departed Point Card placed under spectator's hand from the beginning is the spectator's signed cardInspired by Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 15
Alex Elmsley Small Packet Card Reversal unpublished, mentioned in Complete Walton Vol 1 Williamson's Wonders 58
Brother John Hamman Final Aces six double ended cardsVariations The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 229
Brother John Hamman 1 2 3 4 5 Peek Thought mini-version of DCDInspired by The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 26
Harry Lorayne Would It Be A Miracle? named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selectionRelated to Trend Setters 39
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Ultra Cervon 2
Bruce Cervon, Alex Elmsley The Fabulous Cards to Pocket three cards, clean without duplicatesInspired by Ultra Cervon 59
Bruce Cervon, Alex Elmsley The BC Cards Across two signed selections from packet to packetInspired by Ultra Cervon 69
Alex Elmsley The Tabled Top Change one-handed The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 107
Alex Elmsley Two Novel Slip Cuts - The Swivel Slip Cut
- The Undercut Slip
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 109
Alex Elmsley The Tipsy Turnover Pass The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 112
Alex Elmsley A Polished Push-Off eccentric method for block push-off The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 114
Alex Elmsley A Biddle Displacement with Follow The Leader application The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 116
Alex Elmsley The Thumb Palm Addition adding cards from bottom to top The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 119
Alex Elmsley A Card Fan Production alternative to split-fan productionRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 121
Alex Elmsley New Techniques for the Rear Palm several applications and transitions The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 124
Alex Elmsley The Top-card Rear Palm The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 126
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo The Misdirection Rear Palm The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 128
Alex Elmsley The Tap Replacement from Rear Palm The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 129
Alex Elmsley The Center-card Rear Palm as fan is formed The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 130
Alex Elmsley A One-handed Center Steal The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 133
Alex Elmsley Trouser-pocket Loading Technique from rear palm The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 135
Alex Elmsley Variations on Erdnase's First Transformation: Transformation with Outjog Related to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 137
Alex Elmsley Erdnase's First Transformation as a Vanish The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 140
Alex Elmsley Flying Squad card vanishes and reappears next to selection The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 141
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo The Misdirection Slide Palm The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 141
Alex Elmsley Two Pocket Deck Switches introRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley Puncture! hole moved on business cardRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 149
Alex Elmsley The Nodding Skull small skull is nodding as the performer wants it to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 154
Alex Elmsley The Visual Torn and Restored Newspaper The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 157
Alex Elmsley Ring and Paper Clip ring magically links to paper clip The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 166
Alex Elmsley Jog Fan brief The Olram File (Issue 10) 14
Alex Elmsley The Twister (A Puzzle) The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 169
Alex Elmsley Two Thimble Changes Also published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 172
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Color-Changing Knife Routine The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 175
Alex Elmsley The Perpetual Cigarette cigarette is lit while it is torn and restored The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 181
Alex Elmsley A Cigarette Vanish Also published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 185
Alex Elmsley A Production of Cigarettes in Holders four cigarettes in holdersAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 187
Alex Elmsley Magnetic Monte three miniature wands, one is shown magnetic The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 192
Alex Elmsley Ring on Silk ring is thrown into silk and is instantly threaded onto silk, using Jardine Ellis ringAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 195
Alex Elmsley Physical Medium jacket is removed while thumbs are tiedAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 200
Alex Elmsley Sleeve Loading for the Cups and Balls The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 202
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Cups and Balls Routine salt as final loadAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 205
Alex Elmsley 1002nd Aces Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 213
Alex Elmsley, Brother John Hamman The Atomic Aces four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders PhaseInspired byVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 217
Alex Elmsley Repulsive Aces cannibal card routine with different presentation, two selections vanish The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 229
Alex Elmsley Double Finders four packets, face up ace on each, all put together, two sandwiches with selections are visible when spread The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 234
Alex Elmsley Apprentice Aces two cards found by performer, two by spectator The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 236
Alex Elmsley Pick of the Litter four touched cards are aces, strip out switchRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 238
Alex Elmsley Strip-Out Addition and Switch different handling than Vernon's The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 239
Alex Elmsley The Four Blanks blank cards get faces The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 242
Unknown, Alex Elmsley Double Deal from Small Packet The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 243
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon (A Suburb of Knightdale) two selection found at same position when deck is cut in halfInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 41) 731
Alex Elmsley Five-Card Sam five Card Repeat with rhyming patter The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 247
Alex Elmsley Bare-Aced Hofzinser clean handling with aces in posession of spectator from the startVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 253
Alex Elmsley A Minor Triumph with ten cards The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 256
Alex Elmsley All Backs with Aces cutting to aces presentation The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 259
Alex Elmsley A Triple Reverse with three selections The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 267
Alex Elmsley Infinity: Round Trip card vanishes from face of packet and reappears reversed in deck The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 269
Alex Elmsley Chosen Cards Across three (signed) selectionsRelated to
  • "A Card in Flight" (Paul Rosini's Magical Gems, 1950, p. 14)
Variations
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 271
Alex Elmsley Invisible Card in Cigarette named card in borrowed cigarette, cigarette indexRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 274
Alex Elmsley Cigarette Switch The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 27
Alex Elmsley New Pieces to an Old Puzzle Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 280
Alex Elmsley Liars' Club with spelling, setting up in front of spectators The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 284
Alex Elmsley One at a Time Collectors selections appear one by one between four AcesRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 288
Alex Elmsley Snap Swap one under hand, one reversed in deck The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 291
Alex Elmsley Double Swap two selections with two Aces in breast pocket The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 293
Alex Elmsley Ambitious to the End three phases The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 296
Alex Elmsley Ambitious Stranger ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 299
Alex Elmsley 7-16 down under deal, ace of spades remains, game presentationVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 309
Alex Elmsley A Double Prediction two cards, progressive spelling set-up, one-ahead, sixteenth card principleVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 311
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-dealRelated toAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 314
Alex Elmsley Australian Self-Help involving counting, spelling, down-under dealVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 317
Alex Elmsley Chance and Choice strange selection process involving down-under-deal, three cards The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 319
Alex Elmsley Returned to the Nest two decks, using automatic placement like selection procedure The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 325
Alex Elmsley Arith-Mate-Ic some cards are cut, rest is cut into two piles, number of cut-off cards determines coincidence in two tabled packetsVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 328
Alex Elmsley Pother one deck, mathematical selection procedure from one half, Penelope Principle, all mates twenty-six apart The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 331
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves I one deck version, quite mathematical with dealing The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 333
Alex Elmsley Shadowed sunken key is used for selection The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 337
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure I one deck, distant key, fair selection process The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 340
Alex Elmsley The Memphis Matchmaker one deck, faro placement The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 343
Alex Elmsley The Right Place, The Right Time one deck, procedure heavy The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 345
Alex Elmsley The Book of Fortunes humorous presentation, selection derived at by "power-of-thought"-coincidence is predicted in book The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 347
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure II distant keys, performer stops at selection The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 355
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Sveroni Original 27
Alex Elmsley Hair Cut using a hair to mark position, selection out of performer's hands The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 358
Alex Elmsley Calcolate X 2 two selections made out of performer's hands, three keys The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 361
Alex Elmsley Cross-25 two selections made out of performer's hands, re-matrixingAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 363
Alex Elmsley Weight with small packet, marked key cardRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 366
Alex Elmsley Choosey The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 368
Alex Elmsley Rough Tracker edge marked and roughed locator card The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 370
Alex Elmsley, Martin Gardner Card Hopper selection is found by moving a prop from card to card in a row, Martin Gardner's Parity Principle The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 371
Alex Elmsley Penny Plain performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind back, principle similar to Penelope PrincipleRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 374
Alex Elmsley The Clock Runs Down automatic placement The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 376
Alex Elmsley Mathematics and Mentalism clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faroRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 378
Alex Elmsley Misogynist's Monte card vanishes in the end The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 383
Alex Elmsley The Bridge Builder all picture cards and aces are dealt to dealer and partner, ungaffedRelated to The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 388
Alex Elmsley Just Lucky riffle stacking for four players in which top card is lost every time The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 391
Alex Elmsley Aces Up stacking with faro shuffle for any number from two to five The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 395
Alex Elmsley, Charles Sanders Peirce Pierce Arrow unusual game in which one deals through twelve cards and tries to predict position of reversed card, actually "Peirce Arrow" The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 397
Alex Elmsley Four Flusher stacking all four royal flushes one after the other, faro stacking The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 399
Alex Elmsley A Strange Story great presentation about a poker game The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 401
Alex Elmsley, Alexander de Cova Der Alex Elmsley Kartenspiel-Austausch Elmsley's switch with applicationsRelated to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1, No. 4) 7
Alex Elmsley, John Bannon False False Shuffle faro fan Smoke and Mirrors 27
Alex Elmsley The Climax Pack Switch The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley The Empty-handed Pack Switch Related toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 145
Stephen Minch Alex Elmsley: The Man and His Book The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 iii
Alex Elmsley Alex Elmsley On the Theory and Practice of Magic The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 3
Alex Elmsley The Automatic Producer An outline of points designed to analyze an act for problems and to find solutions for those problems The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 11
Alex Elmsley On Misdirection The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 15
Edward Marlo Neoteric Aces in Four Movements three x-cards on one ace, other aces in deck, three x-cards become aces, four phasesInspired by The Olram File (Issue 6) 5
Alex Elmsley The Four-Card Trick back and face of a card changesRelated toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 23
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 23
Alex Elmsley Flight to Witch Mountain The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 30
Frederick Braue, Alex Elmsley Braue Addition Variant The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 31
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met Oil and Water combined with Follow The Leader, 4&4 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 34
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met - The Contrasting Backs Variant The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 39
Alex Elmsley A Rebours 4&4 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 39
Alex Elmsley, Bert Douglas Elmsley's Ghost variation of Bert Douglas' "Ghost Card Trick", one of four queens changes into selectionVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 46