Hofzinser Notebook
Hofzinser Notebook
written by Karl Fulves
2003
Work of Karl Fulves
87 pages (Spiralbound), Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
(56 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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Karl Fulves Introduction tricks inspired by Hofzinser's work 1
Karl Fulves Z Numbers two cards chosen from red-backed deck, two cards are in pocket from blue-backed deck - they're the same inspired by "Domination Of Thought #1" (Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, 2002) 2
Unknown Pocket Dump dropping cards into pocket secretly 3
Karl Fulves The Right Pocket two cards chosen, duplicates are in pockets as prediction 4
Karl Fulves Count Force counting to a number twice, second card is forced, deck of double facers 4
Karl Fulves Hofzwindle red-backed deck cut in half, card chosen from each half, blue-backed duplicates produced from pocket from blue deck 5
Karl Fulves Paradox Princess four cards, two cards thought of and found 6
Karl Fulves Picked duplicate inspired by "Metamorphosis Of The Flying Card" (Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, 2002) 9
Karl Fulves Spot-On Die six card packet, selection found by spelling rolled number on die, repeat inspired by Spotter Die (DeLand) 10
Karl Fulves Power of Fate three ace vanishes inspired by "The Power Of Faith" (Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, 2002) 14
Karl Fulves & Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser With One Hand one-hand ace vanish with double facer in assembly routine, credit information 15
Unknown The Red Demon Card Mystery three black cards and 1 red, red changes black, from "A Whirlwind of Wizardry" (Vn Bern & De Vega, 1919) 17
Karl Fulves Dectoplasm red-backed card in pocket, from blue back card is chosen, card in pocket is the same, back transpose inspired by "Everywhere And Nowhere #2" (Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, 2002) 19
Karl Fulves & Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Force Handling under spread 19
Karl Fulves Reverse Cull Handling inspired by "Bottom Deal" (Dr. James William Elliott, 1967) 20
Karl Fulves Bite Size vampire card travels next to selection which then has a hole (bite) and is odd-backed 22
Karl Fulves Hoftwinzer signature on back of a card travels to another selection 24
Karl Fulves Hoftwin #2 predicting selection in spread and card on either side 25
Karl Fulves Trilateral three selections made in blue-backed deck, deck set on top of red-backed deck and tapped, selections are now distributed in red deck 26
Burling Hull Super Supreme Force Hofzinser Spread Force variation, reprinted from "Bulletin of Latest Sleights and Tricks" (1914) 27
Louis Christianer Rapid Transit "I've got a surprise for you" type transpo, from "Effective Card Tricks" (Christianer, 1916) 28
Unknown Downs Change 28
Karl Fulves Tell-A-Die from shuffled packet two cards are remembered by spectators indicated by die roll, one card named and performer instantly names other 29
Karl Fulves Smyth Myth Comments 31
Karl Fulves Transformism two cards chosen from red-backed deck, blue-backed deck in pocket, duplicates removed by touch, then decks transpose 32
Karl Fulves Ask Him card chosen from 5-card packet divined 35
Tony Bartolotta Sonic Secrets kitchen objects written on blank cards mixed and put in card stand, one selected, it is predicted 37
Karl Fulves Monte Cristo Background on the history of Henry Hardin's Monte Cristo Deck, Domer Scaramucci's card stand addition 37
Karl Fulves Sonix #1 forcing the same card to two spectators using six cards in card stand inspired by Supersonic Card Prediction (Jaks) 43
Karl Fulves & Dr. Stanley Jaks Xtender two card prediction with card stand inspired by Supersonic Card Prediction (Stanley Jaks) 45
Karl Fulves Sonix #2 no-gaff version inspired by Supersonic Card Prediction (Stanley Jaks) 46
Karl Fulves SyKo Aces four 4s and an unknown card placed on table in row, suit named, unknown card is now this 4 and the other are the aces see also "Psychological Aces" (Karl Fulves, 2003) 48
Karl Fulves Psychological Aces ungaffed "SyKo Aces" see also "SyKo Aces" (Karl Fulves, 2003) 51
Karl Fulves Mental Case spectator removes mate of another person's selection from part of deck without knowing it inspired by "Mental Deck" (Theodore DeLand) 52
Karl Fulves & Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Variation 52
Karl Fulves Further Notes - George Heubeck 54
Karl Fulves Carl Willmann 55
George DeLawrence Reverse Hofzinser Change unloading of double, D'Amico type, originally from The Sphinx, October 1920 59
Karl Fulves Double Hofzinser comment on effect and David Reichler = Harvey Rosenthal see also "Double Hofzinser" (David Reichler*, 1971) 59
Karl Fulves Pull Down Move credit thoughts 59
Karl Fulves Transfer Palm note see also "Further Notes" (Karl Fulves, 2002) 60
Karl Fulves Swedish Max mention of Max Hofzinser in Sphinx, May 1931, p. 126 60
Karl Fulves Elusive Colors Ace to Four of Clubs in hat, spectator takes one out - Two of Clubs, the other three cards change in other deuces, credit information inspired by Eureka Card Trick (DeLand, Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks, 1999, p. 190) 61
Henry Hardin Princess Card Trick 63
Harlan Tarbell Just Out - Elusive Color Cards four color cards change into same color selection 64
Karl Fulves Jacks & Joker four jacks and joker dropped in hat, performer removes two named jacks without looking, then all change to jokers, quartet gimmick 65
Karl Fulves Less Than Perfect royal flush dropped in hat, named card removed without looking, rest changes into aces, quartet-type gimmick 67
Karl Fulves Slap Jack four jacks, 2 placed on table, then suddenly back on hand and on table are aces, two methods 69
Karl Fulves Diminishing Display 70
Karl Fulves No Way Out aces on table, spectator thinks of ace, ace pocketed, it's thought ace and others change into jacks see also "It Can't Be..." (Don Alan, 1956),
varied by "A No-Gaff Way" (Karl Fulves, 2003)
74
Karl Fulves A No-Gaff Way ungaffed version inspired by "No Way Out" (Karl Fulves, 2003) 75
Karl Fulves Off The Wall four red jacks change into jokers, two methods 76
Daryl Martinez & Karl Fulves Rising Crime Display Version 79
Karl Fulves Poker Finals jacks placed on bottom, cards dealt for 2 players, openly from bottom in one hand, but jacks in other hand and aces in the other see also "Gambler vs. The Kid" (Swindle Sheet #3, 1990),
"From the Cellar" (Darwin Ortiz, 1995)
80
Karl Fulves Fair Deal 82
Karl Fulves Candy From Strangers spectator deals off the bottom and can switch with performer's hand, spectator's hand changes 86