Close-up Card Magic
Close-up Card Magic
written by Harry Lorayne
1962
Work of Harry Lorayne
272 pages (Hardcover), published by Louis Tannen
Illustrated with drawings by Ed Mishell
Language: English
(127 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Dai Vernon Introduction 7
Harry Lorayne Foreword 8
Unknown Hindu Shuffle 15
Unknown Center Hindu Shuffle bottom stock control 16
Unknown Faro Shuffle 16
Unknown Jog Shuffle top stock 18
Harry Lorayne Double-Lift Palm palming second card the instant the top card is removed 19
Harry Lorayne Location Supreme three card location, then another two cards, divided deck (pictures and aces on top) 24
Harry Lorayne Two Card Reverse 27
Harry Lorayne Table Edge Half Pass for full deck as cards are sweeped off table 27
Harry Lorayne Salt-less deck divides at chosen card when thrown, crimp see also "Rug Beater" (Harry Lorayne, 1979),
"Double Saltless" (Harry Lorayne, 1980)
31
Ron Johnson & Harry Lorayne Aces Wild aces are found in do as i do way with two halfs see also "Four of a kind" (Dai Vernon, 1959) 32
Unknown Half Pass very brief 34
Unknown Revelation see also "Design for Laughter" (1948) 35
Unknown Slip Shuffle retaining bottom card 35
Unknown Glide 36
Unknown Double Undercut 37
Harry Lorayne Stab-Two between two selections, estimation 39
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Control two selections 39
Harry Lorayne The Sloppy Card Trick saliva for control, appears on named number up to 10 42
Harry Lorayne Coincidentally Yours three four of a kinds are produced via some layout and counting procedure varied by "A Lunar Fating" (Harry Lorayne & Stephen Minch, 1974) 44
Unknown Criss Cross Force 46
Walter E. Cummings Take me to Your Leader other 3 ace packets are cut into deck, crimped aces 48
Frederick Braue Braue Addition and Switch 50
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Ambitious Card Routine 51
Harry Lorayne Double Lift 52
Unknown Bluff Pass 54
Unknown One-Handed Top Change 54
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Control 56
Unknown Little Fella' - Big Fella' set-up that is redealt multiple times see also "The Perfect Poker Trick" (1938),
"Automatic Poker" (Dai Vernon & Stewart Judah, 1971)
61
Harry Lorayne Stop! estimation of place spectator cuts to 64
Harry Lorayne Impossibility distant key card in spread 67
Unknown Step in Spread 67
Harry Lorayne Quinella! two cards revealed via air pressure turnover 71
Unknown Slip Cut in the hands 71
Unknown Air Pressure Turnover 71
Alex Elmsley No Looking two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named, see also Brownwaves 72
Unknown Replacement Glimpse as top half is replaced 76
Harry Lorayne In the Side Pocket spectator thinks of one of top ten cards, magician removes this card and pockets it, risky 78
Harry Lorayne Out of this Universe some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really OOTW effect see also "A Bit for "Out of this Universe"" (Dick Cavett, 1985),
"I. General Procedures" (Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), 2006)
80
Harry Lorayne Red-Black Set-Up card divination as motivation to go through deck 84
Harry Lorayne This is Mind-Reading? two key cards, spectator shuffles, out of hands selection see also "New Card Discovery" (1937) 86
Frank Garcia The Apex Ace aces vanish on pack, Ace of Spades comes to top 3 times, aces reappear face up 88
Jay Ose & Frank Garcia Ose's Addition collectors ending inspired by "The Apex Ace" (Frank Garcia, 1962),
varied by "Slow-Motion Collectors" (Paul Gertner, 1994)
91
Jay Ose Ose's Cut triple cut to table see also "False Cutting and Shuffling" (Ken De Courcy & Jay Ose, 1980),
varied by "Spectator's Ose False Cut" (Paul Harris & Jay Ose, 1996)
93
Harry Lorayne Automatic Mind-Reading 96
Herb Zarrow Revolving Aces four times Christ Force see also "Ace Stop" (Nick Trost, 1997) 98
Henry Christ Christ Force 98
Harry Lorayne Force Prediction equivoque out of about twelve cards 100
Harry Lorayne Tell My Fortune card and word are divined (center tear) 104
Harry Lorayne Three for the Money Three-spot as multiple out indicator card varied by "Treasure Hunt" (Ryan Schlutz & Harry Lorayne, 2011) 106
Harry Lorayne Three Again Three-spot as multiple out indicator card, with real shuffles 108
Harry Lorayne Three Times and Out Three-spot as multiple out indicator card 109
Harry Lorayne Fourtitude 4-spot as locator, faro 112
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles varied by "Tri-Multaneous" (Sam Schwartz, 1970) 114
Howard Schwarzman Two-Gether two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles 116
Harry Lorayne Flash Aces four aces from different parts to top 119
Harry Lorayne Spread Control table spread, bold 121
Harry Lorayne & Louis Zingone Zingone Spread Simplified simplified handling inspired by "The Zingone Spread" (Louis Zingone, 1940) 123
Francis Carlyle & Harry Lorayne Personally Yours three cards are located by stabbing business card in deck one by one 125
Unknown Stab Slip Force 126
John Benzais Through the Table card falls into spectator's hand varied by "Card Through Table" ( Rovi, 1980) 128
Dai Vernon & Harry Lorayne Calculated Risk variant of "The Trick That Cannot Be Explained" in which a named card is found inspired by "The Trick that cannot be explained" (Dai Vernon, 1960) 130
Harry Lorayne Mathematical Affinity two cards at thought of positions are found via locator cards 134
Ken Krenzel Magnetic Reversals two selections, mates of two other selections turn face up and previous selections are counted to 142
Unknown Two Card Peek Control 143
Harry Lorayne The Inseparable Four four kings shuffled in four packets, then together, then all kings together in middle, optional faro see also "Isolation Procedure" (Benjamin Earl, 2017) 148
Harry Lorayne Sensitive Touch first sentence: "There may be better ways than this of getting a chosen card into your pocket" 151
Edward Marlo & Harry Lorayne & Martin Gardner Lorayne's Poker Deal inspired by "Gardner-Marlo Poker Routine" (Martin Gardner & Edward Marlo, 1942),
see also "The Ultimate Gardner-Marlo" (Steve Mayhew, 1999)
153
Harry Lorayne The Moving Pencil card signed on back, psychological face up spread force varied by "Die Unterschrift" (Jörg Alexander Weber, 2008) 158
Harry Lorayne Psychological Face-Up Spread Force 160
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro varied by "No Key - Faro Aces" (Edward Marlo, 1964),
"Vernon's Aces plus Kings" (Murray Bonfeld, 1976),
"Double Poker Control" (Murray Bonfeld, 1986),
"Ideas for "Vernon's Aces"" (Darwin Ortiz & Paul Griffin, 2012)
162
Alex Elmsley Fan Prediction #1 touched card matches with prediction 165
Alex Elmsley Angle Jog Switch as cards are fanned 166
Harry Lorayne Fan Prediction #2 "Lorayne Force", Hofzinser Force Principle 168
Harry Lorayne Sympathetic Decks spectator find odd card from second deck (Lorayne Force), in second deck is found the mate 172
Harry Lorayne Mated! spectator finds 2 mates 175
Harry Lorayne Reverse Location spectator finds two selections via stabbing in fan 179
Harry Lorayne Blackout! spectator finds card that is marked on back, can only be performed in totally dark room 183
Harry Lorayne The Spectator Estimates straight cut that retains bottom stock used as gag 188
Harry Lorayne Card Sandwich card vanishes and reappears in sandwich 190
Harry Lorayne & John Benzais Spread Display Reverse as cards are shown in parts, a card is reversed at desired position 190
Harry Lorayne Simple Spelling Routine in the Afterthoughts 193
Al Leech Lost and Found Aces aces vanish and reappear at face of four packets 195
Frederick Braue Braue Reversal 195
Jack Miller & Al Koran Lazy Man's Card Trick 199
Bill Simon Challenge Aces ace of spades is placed aside and keeps reappearing, change into 4 different aces 201
Harry Lorayne Push-Through Change card packet that is sticking out of deck is switched see also "Plunger Change" (Jim Ryan, 1981) 203
Harry Lorayne Push-Through Change - Effect queens change to aces, aces to pocket 206
Harry Lorayne & Dai Vernon & Sam Schwartz Push-Through Poker four cards change to complete royal flush 207
Paul Curry The Turnover Change 215
Harry Lorayne The Little Card That Wasn't There five cards are removed, none the selection, one changes into selection 221
Unknown Mahatma Overhand Shuffle Control 221
Harry Lorayne Plunge-Thru' plunger, cards pushed through deck until only selection remains 224
Harry Lorayne Mentalamazement any card thought of, magician places card on table, correct one (switch) 225
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Reverse one card around the deck 226
Unknown Card Vanish Display showing that a card is missing by displaying cards in groups 226
Unknown Double Lift Reverse while showing that card is not on top or bottom 227
Frederick Braue Braue Reversal 227
Harry Lorayne Chango-Cards turnover change 228
Oscar Weigle & Harry Lorayne Prediction Extraordinaire two predictions written, 2 numbers named, cards at that position are predicted cards 229
Bill Simon & Paul Curry 1-2-3-4 231
Unknown Diagonal Insertion 233
Harry Lorayne 4-3-2-1 variation in the layout 236
Harry Lorayne Random Thoughts some thoughts on and applications for the Turnover Change 240
Harry Lorayne Absolutely Free Force switch when turning card over 240
Harry Lorayne Control via Switch at the bottom 240
Harry Lorayne Quickie Prediction 241
Harry Lorayne Cross-Over Change switching two cards, one with each hand 241
Francis Carlyle Variation Change and Stud Poker in-the-hands Curry Turnover Change, suggested as hole card switch 242
Harry Lorayne Short Pseudo Exposé one card changes to complete royal flush 243
Harry Lorayne Four-in-Hand four selections found, change to aces, selections to pocket 245
Harry Lorayne Automatic Mind-Reading #2 249
Harry Lorayne On Spectator's Hand duplicate 250
Harry Lorayne Torn Corner Transposition duplicate 252
Herb Zarrow Red Ace - Black Ace 253
Harry Lorayne Fantasia aces are found without looking at faces, then deck changes color 255
Unknown Slip Cut 256
Unknown Gambler's Cop 257
Harry Lorayne Just (Business) Cards - Spirit Writes name of selection appears on business card 261
Harry Lorayne Flash Printing printing business card 262
Harry Lorayne & Paul Curry Multiple Change Curry Turnover Change for multiple cards 263
Harry Lorayne Ambitious Aces 264
Harry Lorayne The Traveling Jewels 265
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Challenge stop trick with Benzais' Cop 269
John Benzais The JB Kard Kop Benzais Cop 269
Harry Lorayne Last Word 271