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Arthur H. Buckley The Strip injog and strip-outRelated to Card Control 12
George G. Kaplan The Calcutta Mystery (First Version) two card prediction written with different colored pencils, one aheadInspired by
  • "The Bombay Mystery" (George Kaplan, marketed)
Variations
The Fine Art of Magic 148
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles HudsonInspired byRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 9) 430
Edward Marlo The Synchronized Clock card at chosen Hour matches with valueRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 174
Jerry Sadowitz The Whisperers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with themRelated toVariations Alternative Card Magic 8
Meir Yedid Thirteen Less One all cards of same suit as selection turn over in order, selection is missing and comes from pocket "or what have you"Related to Best of Friends 247
Michael J. Gerhardt Super Triumph Inspired by
  • "Triumph im Triumph" (Ernst Schösser, ZauBerlin, 1979, issue 2)
Related to
Best of Friends 251
Paul Harris Mixed-Up Perfectionist reds and blacks mix themselvesRelated to A Close-Up Kinda Guy 64
Bob Stencel The Stencel Aces Variations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 28, 29 & 30) 281
Karl Fulves Eventual Ace Cutting spectator cuts to Ten, then to a Jack and first Ten becomes Jack, then to a Queen and first two cards become Queens, and so on, posed as problemVariations Interlocutor (Issue 47) 187
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlings Without 1
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes Without 4
John Bannon I/O Holdout Input/Output, clip for stealing and retrieving flat body loads Without 4
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case Without 8
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag Without 9
John Bannon Metal Epic (pt. 1) three half dollars appear one by one, placed in hand, coins appear again and in fist is bill and 2 quarters Without 11
John Bannon Matrix Motivator coin sequence with purse frame, used as Matrix introduction by Bannon Without 14
John Bannon Real Secrets card to card box, then folded to small box Avant Carde I 1
John Bannon Misdirection Card Steal choreography to palm off a card Avant Carde I 2
Dick Cook Twilight's Last Gleaming with copper and silver coinsInspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 1, No. 4) 1
John Bannon, Tom Bachellor Creased Lightning II fourths, for credit correction see reference, page 140Related to Avant Carde I 4
John Bannon Creased Lightning III fourths Avant Carde I 5
John Bannon Ambitchin' ambitious card routine with wallet finale Avant Carde I 7
John Bannon OZ Deposit card changes to $100 bill, card in walletVariations Avant Carde I 11
John Bannon Steel Convergence card stabbed out of shower with knife, impromptu method for John Kennedy's "Mid-Air Card Stab" Avant Carde I 14
John Bannon (Mystery On The) Orient-Aztec Express routine for Connie Haden's 2 copper/1 silver or Presley Guitar's Copper/Silver/Brass set Secret Weapons 13
John Bannon Take Two Switch picking up coins from 2 Copper/1 Silver or CSB set Secret Weapons 15
John Bannon Play It Straight (Triumph) ordered suit reversed & distributed as finaleRelated toVariations Impossibilia 1
John Bannon Discrepancy City Prediction three mates used to predict free selection Impossibilia 4
John Bannon Adjective Dancing "Fred"/"Oscar"/... version with adjectives on the back instead of names, rough smooth, including "A non-rough-smooth handling" Secret Weapons 20
John Bannon The Unreal Work queens placed on top, they jump to bottom, middle, top, sleeve Impossibilia 6
John Bannon, Jerry Sadowitz Cries and Whispers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with themInspired by Impossibilia 8
John Bannon Oh Calcutta thought of and dealt-to card are predicted, one aheadInspired by Impossibilia 11
John Bannon Card Box Billet Switch see also page 16 Impossibilia 13
John Bannon End Grip Bottom Deal bold, from small packet Impossibilia 14
John Bannon Twilight Zone Assembly four blank cards, progressive assembly with backfire Impossibilia 17
John Bannon Twixt The Devil Impossibilia 22
John Bannon Tourist Class Travellers Impossibilia 25
John Bannon Travelling Jack's Sideshow Aces jacks vanish from their packets, fourth packet transforms into aces, jacks from pockets Impossibilia 28
John Bannon Wild in the Straights Monte Routine with five cards (4 jokers & selection), transform to royal flush as climax Impossibilia 33
Larry West, John Bannon Mirage Display/Count Variation Rhythm Count alternative Impossibilia 34
John Bannon A Little T, T, & A "Topsy Turvy and Aces" Impossibilia 37
John Bannon Shock Treatment thought-of-card placed in pocket as prediction, another selection is foundRelated toVariations Impossibilia 42
John Bannon Creased Lightning into fourth or eighth under the deck, also right after convincing control Impossibilia 45
John Bannon Terrorist Card Vanish combining "Homing Card" with folded card in boxInspired by Impossibilia 50
John Bannon Revolutionary Penetration coin with hole frees itself from shoelace, ungimmicked Impossibilia 59
John Bannon The Brass Zero ring rope penetration Impossibilia 63
John Bannon Chop2 Impossibilia 66
John Bannon Glass Reunion four coins from hand to glass on table Impossibilia 72
John Bannon Shanghai Surprise silver coin to copper, silver appears again as well, both change to chinese Impossibilia 76
John Bannon Of Cups and Fuzzballs Impossibilia 82
John Bannon The Trick Pick - Something New ball removed from cup and reloaded at same time Impossibilia 84
John Bannon Shuttleball - Another "New" Sleight Impossibilia 85
John Bannon The Big Loads - A Few Words On Timing Impossibilia 86
John Bannon Triple Threat three coins, without table, also through table possible Impossibilia 100
John Bannon Silver/Silver Transposition half dollar and quarter transpose Impossibilia 104
John Bannon DeManche Change Variation Impossibilia 106
John Bannon Photologic on slip of paper, image of selection appears magically (spirit photography) Impossibilia 113
Jack Birnman The Birnman Revelation performer cuts deck swiftly into four piles, ace on top of each, including a handling by John Bannon Impossibilia 118
John Bannon Split-Braue Reversal cards are reversed but also distributed to 2 different positions Impossibilia 118
John Bannon One-Handed Buckle Slip Cut Impossibilia 121
John Bannon Coins Across the Water three coins vanish one at a time, reappear in sealed envelope in wallet Impossibilia 123
John Bannon Shriek of the Mutilated torn and restored cigarette paper Impossibilia 128
John Bannon Real Men Don't Carry Purses concepts and ideas for a purse called "Coin Pouch":
- Introducing the Coin Pouch
- The Action Load
- The Action Steal
- Not so Secret Compartment
Impossibilia 131
John Bannon Coin of Voodoo marked coin with hole vanishes from cord, reappears in coin pouch/purse Impossibilia 136
Emile Clifton, John Bannon Clifton's Ring Move Variation Impossibilia 136
John Bannon Pouched Copper/Silver one coin in pouch/purse Impossibilia 138
John Bannon, Al Koran Five-Star Engraved Prediction four cards selected, reduced to one, this is engraved on brass disc in purse, inspired by Al Koran's "Five-Star Prediction" Impossibilia 139
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display showing four cards as four of a kind even though there are only 3 and one indifferent Impossibilia 5
John Bannon The End Secret Weapons 24
John Bannon Foreword Impossibilia v
John Bannon Endpapers Impossibilia 142
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery Secret Weapons 3
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
John Bannon Heart of the City card spectator cuts to is predicted, another signed selection travels to envelope which has been on table Smoke and Mirrors 13
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display showing four cards as four of a kind even though there are only 3 and one indifferent Smoke and Mirrors 15
Edward Marlo, John Bannon "Signed Card" Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of themRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 17
Edward Marlo On The Marlo Switch tabled card is placed between apparent mates and switched for one of themRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 19
John Bannon On The Elmsley Count brief Smoke and Mirrors 19
John Bannon, Bob Farmer Clock O'Doom clock trick with small packet triumph sequence, selection travels from packet to deck, inspired by Bob Farmer's "Hand O'Doom", see Racherbaumer reference for credit informationRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 20
John Bannon Acknowledgements Smoke and Mirrors
John Bannon Divided Biddle Steal alternative do Marlo's "Bold Face-Up Switch" Smoke and Mirrors 25
John Bannon On Sid Lorraine's Slop Shuffle Smoke and Mirrors 25
John Bannon Foreword Smoke and Mirrors 11
John Bannon Shake Well Before Using red black separated cards instantly mixRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 26
Alex Elmsley, John Bannon False False Shuffle faro fan Smoke and Mirrors 27
John Bannon One is the Onliest one coin routine with signed coin and jumbo finale, coin to nest of boxes Smoke and Mirrors 29
John Bannon I/O Holdout Input/Output, clip for stealing and retrieving flat body loads Smoke and Mirrors 30
John Bannon Fat City whole deck travels between isolated sandwich cards, leaving selection behind Smoke and Mirrors 35
John Bannon Tattoo You spectator's initials are transferred from red to blue card, red/blue double backerVariations Smoke and Mirrors 38
John Bannon Minus One Force here credited to Sid LorraineInspired by Smoke and Mirrors 39
John Bannon Masquerade four jokers assemble and change to aces Smoke and Mirrors 44
John Bannon Broken Flushtration Count Smoke and Mirrors 47
John Bannon Outer Limits spectator cuts off half the deck and thinks of any number card, fishingRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 51
John Bannon "Double No" Fishing Binary-Majority Sort in Bob Farmer's terminology Smoke and Mirrors 54
John Bannon Alternate Fishing Systems commentary Smoke and Mirrors 58
John Bannon Beyond the Pale no totally free choice Smoke and Mirrors 51
John Bannon Alternate Indexing Schemes index methods for eight cards Smoke and Mirrors 57
John Bannon Trick Shot Production producing eight ball from card case Smoke and Mirrors 59
John Bannon Bottom Bluff Force see also page 61Also published here Smoke and Mirrors 59
John Bannon (The Mystery on the) Aztec-Orient Express routine for Connie Haden's 2 copper/1 silver or Presley Guitar's Copper/Silver/Brass set Smoke and Mirrors 61
John Bannon Take Two Switch picking up coins from 2 Copper/1 Silver or CSB set Smoke and Mirrors 63
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery Variations Smoke and Mirrors 68
John Bannon, Richard Himber The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Card Trick in case all cards are shredded to pieces by themselves except selectionInspired by
  • Richard Himber's "Surprise Stab"
Smoke and Mirrors 74
John Bannon Single Bullet Theory large steel bearing from paper bag after routine with small steel bearing and bag Smoke and Mirrors 79
John Bannon Reversal of Fourtune Variations Smoke and Mirrors 82
John Bannon, Bernard Bilis Biddle Grip Bilis Switch Smoke and Mirrors 84
John Bannon Boogie Woogie Aces royal flush kicker Smoke and Mirrors 87
John Bannon The Ace-Man Cometh matching the cards with transformation after every phaseInspired by Smoke and Mirrors 92
John Bannon, Ron Wilson Hop Two It two cards from red half to black half, 2-card variation of Ron Wilson's "Highland Hop" Smoke and Mirrors 96
John Bannon Detour de Force humorous prediction effect with obviously but wrongly marked cards Smoke and Mirrors 102
John Bannon Directed Verdict actually "Directed Verdict IV"Variations Smoke and Mirrors 106
Gary Kurtz Overhand Shuffle Placement set-upInspired by Smoke and Mirrors 106
John Bannon SWAK - Swindled With A Kiss transferring a card from packet in end grip to packet in other hand Smoke and Mirrors 107
John Bannon, Edward Marlo "Bold Control" Bottom Deal Smoke and Mirrors 108
John Bannon Directed Verdict II Smoke and Mirrors 109
John Bannon Directed Verdict III Smoke and Mirrors 110
John Bannon Directed Verdict V Smoke and Mirrors 110
John Bannon, Brother John Hamman Duet To It two cards transform to resemble other cards, then become two previous selections, inspired by Hamman's "Magic Cards", two handlings with and without duplicates Smoke and Mirrors 113
John Bannon, Jerry K. Hartman On The Secret Subtraction Switch see also page 114 Smoke and Mirrors 117
John Bannon Steel Convergence impromptu method for John Kennedy's "Mid-Air Card Stab" Smoke and Mirrors 118
John Bannon OZ Deposit card changes to $100 bill, card in wallet, with variations:
- Way Ahead Variation (Bob Kohler)
- Compromise Variation
- No-Palm Variation
- The OZ Envelope and Remote Change
- OZ Recombinant
Smoke and Mirrors 122
John Bannon Return of the Magnificent Seven ungaffed Smoke and Mirrors 127
John Bannon Ton-Toid royal flush ending, ungaffed close-up handling for Ton Onosaka's "Tonte" Smoke and Mirrors 133
Larry West, John Bannon Mirage Count Variation Rhythm count alternative Smoke and Mirrors 136
John Bannon Creased Lightning Again Creased Lightning III, also right after convincing control Smoke and Mirrors 138
John Bannon Real Secrets card to card box, then folded to small box Smoke and Mirrors 141
John Bannon Misdirection Card Steal choreography to palm off a card Smoke and Mirrors 142
John Bannon Underhanded Smoke and Mirrors 144
John Bannon, Rick Johnsson Vacuum Packed folding coin, removed with tweezers, two handlings Smoke and Mirrors 148
John Bannon Care And Feeding of Folding Quarters Smoke and Mirrors 151
John Bannon, Alex Elmsley Vicious Rumors Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 153
John Bannon Assisted Switch Elmsley Count type switch in the spectator's fingers Smoke and Mirrors 155
John Bannon Do the 'Twixt Inspired by Smoke and Mirrors 157
John Bannon Timely Departure three cards are thought-of via "packet is cut off and counted..." procedure, they disappear and reappear face upRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 160
James Swain Shocked prediction card in pocket finds one selection by spelling and matches another thought of selectionInspired by Don't Blink 37
John Bannon, James Swain John Bannon's Discrepancy City Prediction Inspired by Don't Blink 71
Billy McDonnell Tuned Fortune card put in box then two black queens change into red queens and card in case turns out to be selectionInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 971
John Bannon Kiss Placement Las Vegas Kardma 88
Allan Ackerman, John Bannon Impromptu Tattoo You performer signs back of odd-backed card, spectator front of other card, signature jumps on odd-backed cardInspired by Al Cardpone 4
Roger Smith, John Bannon Maxi Twist - Bannon Handling transformation kicker Facsimile (Issue 4) 35
Michael Kaminskas Rainbow Connection rainbow deck climaxInspired by Miracle Material 24
John Bannon Beyond Fabulous Royal Flush kicker The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 56
Jack Carpenter A Potent Presage three predictions, Gemini Twin type procedure, 4-of-a-kind kickerInspired byRelated to The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 26
Nick Trost Double Shock! Two spectators find each other's cardInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 141
Nick Trost Trost on Reset Easy handling with clean finishInspired by
  • "Re-Set" (Paul Harris, Supermagic, 1977)
  • "A/K/A Reset" (John Bannon, Mirage, 1986)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 172
John Moran Sloppy Triumph in the hands version of Play It Straight, slop shuffleInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1464
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with thirteen values of the same suit magically appearing face up dispersed in the deckInspired by Magic Atlas 61
John Bannon The Bottom Bluff Force Also published here Card College - Volume 4 803
John Bannon, Simon Aronson An Interview by John Bannon Try the Impossible 278
John Bannon Iconoclastic Aces unexpected early ending Dear Mr. Fantasy 17
John Bannon The Discrepant Fat Block Switch here for ace assembly Dear Mr. Fantasy 18
Frederick Braue, John Bannon Deep Braue Addition & Switch Dear Mr. Fantasy 22
John Bannon Unlisted Ace Production Dear Mr. Fantasy 25
John Bannon Syncopated Aces Dear Mr. Fantasy 27
John Bannon, Bob Stencel Interrobang Aces (?!) Inspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 32
John Bannon The LOS Control to set up four of a kind for a following trickInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 51
John Bannon Final Verdict Dear Mr. Fantasy 55
John Bannon SWAK - Swindled With A Kiss transferring a card from packet in end grip to packet in other hand Dear Mr. Fantasy 58
Gary Kurtz Overhand Shuffle Placement to set-up for Final VerdictInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 56
John Bannon Cull De Stack cull-placement procedure with strip-outInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 62
John Bannon On "Daley's Aces" Dear Mr. Fantasy 66
John Bannon On "Twisting The Aces" doing it with jumbo cards Dear Mr. Fantasy 69
John Bannon Beyond Fabulous Royal Flush kicker Dear Mr. Fantasy 71
John Bannon Mark Of The Fabulous Dear Mr. Fantasy 84
John Bannon Dead Reckoning floating key Dear Mr. Fantasy 88
John Bannon Out Of Touch spectator touches his previously thought-of card (from 5 possibilities) Dear Mr. Fantasy 100
John Bannon, Neal Elias Elias Multiple Shift Handling cards not only in top half Dear Mr. Fantasy 104
Gary Ouellet, John Bannon Out Of Touch Force Ouellet's "Touch Force" as multiple out Dear Mr. Fantasy 109
John Bannon Certain Insertion business card is stabbed in deck Dear Mr. Fantasy 116
John Bannon Dawn Patrol floating key and faro Dear Mr. Fantasy 120
John Bannon Degrees Of Freedom CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush Dear Mr. Fantasy 128
John Bannon Origami Poker CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, combo to produce royal flush Dear Mr. Fantasy 144
John Bannon Perfect Strangers CATO, Koenig's Tapestry, prediction combo with rainbow packet Dear Mr. Fantasy 155
John Bannon The Works explanation of CATO principle and the Koenig's Tapestry fold (Dudeney Folding)
- First Principles
- Isolating Target Cards
- Rlues Of Engagement
- The Folding Phase
Related to Dear Mr. Fantasy 159
John Bannon, Simon Aronson Wait Until Dark Shufflebored combined with Ortiz' Human Blindfold idea Dear Mr. Fantasy 168
John Bannon Last Man Standing no table Dear Mr. Fantasy 175
John Bannon, Jack Carpenter Trait Secrets Gemini Twins with 4 ace kickerInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 182
David Solomon Dave's Game Gemini Twins with dollar bills as markers with royal flush kickerInspired by Dear Mr. Fantasy 186
Joshua Jay Trumped Triumph Triumph effect, ends with all 13 values of the same suit appear suddenly in the deckInspired byVariations Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 61
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display 52 Memories 72
John Bannon, Bill Abbott Bottom Bluff Force Handling Cocktail Card Magic 13
John Bannon No card on table is divined with other piles via down-under-deal using Mitsunobu Matsuyama's Petal Principle Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 187
John Bannon The Daley Double presentationInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 211
John Bannon Discrepancy City Display One Degree 11
John Bannon, John Guastaferro Diminishing Lift Sequence One Degree 44
Claude Impériale Sans Skill three cards vanish and appear again reversedInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 16
Steve Beam Hooked with fishing sequence for six to eight cardsRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 89
Ryan Schlutz Insignia signed card, back of magician's name tag predicts selection and then even has the signatureInspired by Making the Cut 81
Darwin Ortiz Fast Company Triumph, second phase effect like "Play It Straight"Inspired by Lessons in Card Mastery 121
Harapan Ong A Convincing Card Fold into quarters with Convincing Control coverRelated to Close Culls 107
John Bannon Bluff Oracle Aces I Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.Inspired by
  • "Bluff Oracle" (Simon Aronson, High Caliber, 2013)
Related to
  • "Divide and Conjure" (Marty Kane, Duffie & Robertson's Card Conspiracy, Vol. 1, 2003)
  • Moracle (Lin Searles, 1971)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 50
John Bannon Bluff Oracle Aces II Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 51
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Silver Where The knife and fork remain at their assigned location in the place setting, despite being repeatedly switched.Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 111
David Corsaro Can I Call You Sometime Spectator-shuffled deck of cards produces the phone number of a fictional female chosen by an audience member from 27 different fictional females whose names are written on napkins.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 27
Ramón Riobóo Disparity Updated handling of the Dudeney Parity Principle. Cards are dealt into a grid on the table as directed by the audience. The cards are reassembled by folding rows and columns onto each other - again controlled by the audience - yet the selections are found reversed in the packet.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 88
Jon Racherbaumer About a Procedure for the Clock Trick credit informationRelated to Facsimile (Issue 5) 31
John Bannon, Andy (The Jerx) Spectator Cuts The Aces Three Ways Directed Verdict by John Bannon, but provides three very different ways of presenting the same trick

- The Ocean's Eleven Version
- The Creepy Child Version (prediction of four cards cut to)
- Spectator Cuts Their Future (prediction of four cards cut to)
Inspired byRelated to The Jerx 27
Andy (The Jerx) Applied Cartomancy Part of a prediction effect for Spectator Cuts the Aces Three Ways (Spectator Cuts Their Future)Related to The Jerx 103