Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic
Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic
written by Lewis Ganson
Work of Dai Vernon
242 pages (Hardcover), published by The Supreme Magic Company
Language: English
(82 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Roger Klause Matched Spellout see also "Down & Under" (Roy Walton, 1967),
"Spellout with a Hitch" (Dai Vernon, 1987)
Roger Klause Culling Procedure setting up four of a kind for spelling 18
Dai Vernon The Perfect Circle of Card 23
Dai Vernon "Secrets" six, seven, eight, nine 27
Dai Vernon Do as I do using pocket 31
Dai Vernon Black and Red Puzzle Small packet version (false dealing) 37
Dai Vernon Mental Spell one of ten, multiple out, setup?? 41
Bruce Cervon Ten Gives Three ace to ten are shuffled, reorder themselves, joker appeares at chosen number see also "An Extraordinary Prediction" (Harry Lorayne, 1979) 45
Larry Jennings Tell-Tale Aces rather complex handling varied by "Jennings Improved" (Barry Nelson, 1978) 49
Howard Lyons Steal unloading cards under top cards 51
Dai Vernon Vernon Push-Off see also "A False Count to be Used when Dealing Off the Deck" (Laurie Ireland, 1935) 54
Larry Jennings Larreverse 59
Larry Jennings Double Reverse featuring Larreverse 63
Dai Vernon Gambler's Triumph Four Ace Revelation by cutting packets 67
Larry Jennings The Changing of the Guard three cards are changed to match ace of spades see also "Royally Wild" (John C. Wagner, 1987) 75
Larry Jennings Spread Switch Handling 76
Larry Jennings Monarch's Quartette varied by "Metamorphosis" (Larry Jennings & Roberto Giobbi, 1995) 83
Larry Jennings Monarch's Quartette - plus 85
Larry Jennings Two Card Bold Switch tabled 86
Persi Diaconis Les Cartes Diaconis varied by "Less Cards Marlo" (Edward Marlo, 1983) 89
Dai Vernon Running the Scale seven packets are cut rappidly on the table with one to seven cards 95
Dai Vernon Pure Mathematics two numbers from 1 to 10, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers see also "James's Miracle" (Stewart James, 1950),
"Ice Dice" (Philip T. Goldstein & Stewart James, 1974)
Dai Vernon Slow Motion Card Vanish thumbnail clip see also "Eye-Level, One-Man Card Vanish" (Billy McComb, 1972) 103
Dai Vernon On the pass tips and finesses 111
Fred Black & Dai Vernon The Black Pass 114
Dai Vernon Location Pass a certain glimpsed Card is shifted to known position 116
Johnny C. Sprong Sprong's Pass see also "Turning the Pack to Hide the Pass" (Jack Merlin & Jean-Nicholas Ponsin & Dr. C. Gautier, 1933),
"Olram's Ponsin Pass" (Edward Marlo, 1991)
Walter Baker Fan Pass Transformation actually not visual 118
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe's Table Pass 121
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's Table Pass 122
Dai Vernon Vernon on table passes - 1st Method Draw Shift 123
Dai Vernon Vernon on table passes - 2nd Method 124
Dai Vernon Peek handling (Standard) 127
Dai Vernon Pressure Fan step fan see also "Delayed Fan Control" (Edward Marlo, 1952) 128
Dai Vernon Spread Location step in spread see also "Delayed Spread Control" (Edward Marlo, 1952) 129
Dai Vernon To Shuffle the Card to the Top with the Riffle Shuffle after peek control 131
Dai Vernon Double Peek Control 132
Dai Vernon Three Break Control see also "To Control Three Peeked Cards" (Edward Marlo, 1952),
"Double Peek Control" (Dai Vernon & Daryl Martinez, 1980)
Dai Vernon Transferring the Break to Greek Break 134
Dai Vernon Multiple Peek Control one after the other 134
Dai Vernon A Spectator finds his own Card using Greek Break 135
Dai Vernon Adaption of the Greek Break for Card Stabbing Variation of the Greek Break 137
Alfred Benzon Benzon's Shuffle riffle 141
Dai Vernon Vernon One-Handed Shuffle riffle on the table 142
Dai Vernon Card Placement Variation of Kelly Bottom Placement 145
John McCormick Penetration through Wallet or magazine 146
Dai Vernon The Short Card construction of Scallop Short 149
Dai Vernon The Corner Short many tips like bringing it to certain position or above/below selected cards 150
Dai Vernon Locating a Short Card method of cutting to Scallop Short 150
Unknown Tapping on Table locating corner short see also "Tapping on Table" (Edward Marlo, 1970),
"Tapping on Table" (1987)
Larry Jennings All Around Square Up jogs 155
Larry Jennings Jennings Top Palm can be done tabled see also "Bertram's Hold-Out Palm" (Ross Bertram, 1978) 157
Dai Vernon Key Card Placement running cut see also "Placement Control" (Edward Marlo, 1971) 159
Dai Vernon Small Packet Glide 159
Maurice Rooklyn The Rooklyn Top Palm see also "The Lay Away Palm" (Cliff Green, 1961) 161
Dai Vernon Spreading six Card as five 165
Faucett Ross Single Shuffle Control top card on top, one shuffle 165
Dai Vernon Key Card Location spread 166
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Cut varied by "Cold-deck Cut Force & Key Card Placement" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) 168
Dr. James William Elliott Bottom Deal Straddle Grip 172
Dr. James William Elliott Dr. Elliot's Favorite Break Control little finger eccentric position, as delay for pass 174
Jack Avis Slippery Aces 177
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brother Spectator pushes three Cards next to their Mates 183
Francis Haxton Last Word Four Aces Spectator chooses Leader Packet 186
Fred Lowe The Innocent Cheat ? 190
Peter Warlock Thought of Card Across unprepared 193
Fred Lowe Palm Crimp corner Crimp, inner left 193
Roy Walton Fellow Travellers with color change kicker 198
Ross Bertram Pivot Change into Tenkai 203
Ross Bertram Bottom Steal and Recovery tabled 205
Fred Kaps The Three Jokers using three glasses 209
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Ups and Downs 213
Eddie Taytelbaum Find the Ace false Indices 216
Eddie Taytelbaum Infallible Force 220
Dai Vernon Vernon's Variant four cards see also "Herb's Variant" (Herb Zarrow, 1972),
varied by "Vernon's Variant Variant" (Milton Kort, 1999)
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 227
Dai Vernon & Hubert Lambert & Faucett Ross Emerald Isle Aces kind of stop force 228
Hubert Lambert Swivelleroo varied by "Swivelleroo Variation" (Hubert Lambert & Dan Block, 1995),
also published as "The Swivelleroo Cut" (Hubert Lambert & Nate Leipzig, 1996)
Francis Carlyle Card Transposition 233
Gerald Kosky "You Get It" 235
Jay Ose "Do as I Do" with one Pack each gets one half 237
Bill Simon Sleight of Mind travelling production combo 239