The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8
November 1969 - October 1973
written by Karl Fulves
1993
Work of Various
396 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Joseph K. Schmidt
Language: English
(563 entries)
Data entered by Denis Behr.
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500 per page
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page CARC Categories
Don Nielsen & Karl Fulves Nor Eyes To See With - performer finds red card in black packet behind back
- circled number on paper is divined behind back
- set time on watch revealed behind back
fiber optic tube, see also p. 320 for idea by Harold Bester, p. 644 & p. 728 for comments by Syd Bergson & Karl Fulves
Vol. 5 No. 1 1969 291
Karl Fulves Babel Marcia Seligson column on Jean Dixon in NY Times, Hofzinser Folio, Charlie Miller on Faro Tricks Vol. 5 No. 1 1969 292
George McLean & George Blake & Mel Stover Etcetera Vol. 5 No. 1 1969 292
J. W. Sarles & Karl Fulves Beat The House humorous dealing routine in which performer plays against two players and always gets one card less, 3 phases, in final phase performer gets non and players blank cards Vol. 5 No. 1 1969 294
Karl Fulves J. N. Hofzinser on Hofzinser's life and the published sources, see also p. 411 for references Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 295
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Future Card "Domination Of Thought" Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 296
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Turnover with double facer Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 296
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser A Slate Test four numbers added, predicted Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 296
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser & Karl Fulves On the Presentation of Mathematical Tricks Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 297
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Intuition spectator locates another spectator's card from 6-card packet on table, first wrong but then transforms Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 297
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Cups And Balls using servante, actually page 298A Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 298
Unknown Bounce Steal card thrown under cup stolen, actually page 298A Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 298
Unknown Reverse Spin Steal actually page 298A Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 298
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Two Unsolved Card Problems 1. card vanishes and reappears rolled inside finger ring by spectator held behind his back
2. Hofzinser Ace Problem
see also "Hofzinser's 4-Ace Problem" (Karl Fulves, 1978),
varied by "Jack-Jack" (Ralph Gironda*, 1971)
Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 299
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coins In Flight 1. six coins travel from hand to tray
2. repeat with two
3. from hand to hand
4. two spectators have twelve coins, four travel across
Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 299
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coin Tray made of glass Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 299
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coin Steal from Bag Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 299
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Multiple False Transfer Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 300
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Vanishing Deck deck placed in metal box, silk vanished, deck vanished except selection and silk in box too Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 300
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Kings And Queens kings and queens separated on table, then both piles consist of two kings-queen pairs Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 301
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Book Tests several strategies, including duplicate books, force books, book opening itself on chosen page, as memory feat Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 301
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Change Bag to force Page Number Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 302
Karl Fulves Concluding Notes on this Hofzinser folio Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio 1969 302
Karl Fulves & Aaron Wainer* Three Bottles - tobacco and paper dropped in bottle and shake, transforms into cigarette
- cork pops off second bottle after moving up and down (a la Zombie)
- whistling in third bottle, bottle whistles by itself afterwards, see p. 308 for reference
Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 303
Karl Fulves Babel Velki magazine, Mystic Power Mentations (Vosburgh Lyons), Ed Mishell's Hold-Out Miracles, Stewart Smith, practical joke by Robert Murray (two right handed gloves) via Martin Gardner Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 304
Robert E. Neale & Karl Fulves Roulette russian roulette demonstration, "Readers unfamiliar with firearms are urged not to try this trick.", see p. 308 for reference and p. 312 for comment Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 305
Sydney Bergson & Murry Graham Etcetera Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 306
Unknown Linked Paper-Clip Idea rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off bill inspired by "Clipped" (Bill Bowman, Phoenix) Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 306
George McLean Colorvision Gag practical joke with colorvision see also "Babel" (Karl Fulves, 1969) Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 306
Horace E. Bennett Framed coin produced from purse frame, vanishes inside again, see also p. 320 inspired by "Theft Proof Purse" (Horace Bennett, Gen, Feb. 1963),
see also "Problem Solver" (Ernie Nassimbene, Genii, June 1969)
Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 307
Unknown Gag Fusion "originated, I think, in England some time ago" Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 308
Unknown Music Box Prediction cards with songs, one chosen, music box produces this song and then turns out to be empty, "suggested in Great Britain a few years ago" see also "Spiritune" (Frederica , 1967) Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 308
Aaron Wainer* Floating Match in Bottle lighted match floats in bottle Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 308
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure reprinted from reference, see also p. 320 see also "Point of Departure" (Alex Elmsley, 1953),
varied by "PoD Addition" (Paul Sweetman, 1970)
Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 309
L. Vosburgh Lyons Numbers using number blocks and wooden stand, mathematical principle, see also p. 320 Vol. 5 No. 2 1969 310
Francis J. Baker* Logic two cards chosen, one found by performer and one by spectator, red-black alternating see also "An Alternate Detection" (Theodore Annemann, 1934),
varied by "Logical Odd Event" (Marvin Johnson, 1973)
Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 311
Peter Brooke Dates three spectators with coins, a fourth coin is introduced and each spectator finally selects one, dates divined inspired by "Hofzinser Variation" (Karl Fulves, Abra #1205) Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 311
Karl Fulves Babel Jack Gwynne died, Richard Himber newspaper clipping, Tarbell #7 supposed to be written by Oscar Weigle, Jack Chanin anecdote Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 312
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Best Magic Tricks by Lu Brent Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 312
John Taylor* Rigelian Ring ring penetrates cardboard, finger and handkerchief, three phases, see also p. 326 and p. 340 Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 313
Ray Bedwell Solution To The Odd Game small board with hole, billiard ball dropped inside vanishes, repeat, posed as problem, Zone Zero inspired by "The Odd Game" (Karl Fulves, 1969) Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 314
Frank A. Russell & Greg Moore & John Hudak Etcetera Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 314
Brian Jordan* 8 - 25 packets removed and counted down in some piles, two mates appear, see also p. 348 see also "Isochronism" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1952) Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 315
Joseph K. Schmidt Coin Flourish one-handed, three coin stack, middle coin spun out and rotated, also popular with poker chips, see also p. 326 & p. 332 Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 315
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dim The Lights small hand taps out value of first selection, then finds second selection by dragging top half away, see also p. 340 see also "The Haunted Deck" (Michael Close & Edward Marlo & Ross Bertram, 1996) Vol. 5 No. 3 1970 316
Bob Farrell High Dice Stack stack of dice three times hight of cup Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 317
Karl Fulves Babel fortune tellers, Comedy Funnel Magic (Maurice) Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 318
Unknown Number Equation Puzzle Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 318
Jay Weiler Hook Coin Gag for magicians Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 318
Kirk Stiles On & Off Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 319
Harold Bester & Chris Hussey & L. Vosburgh Lyons & Martin Gardner & Paul Sweetman Etcetera Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 320
Paul Sweetman PoD Addition travelling stamp inspired by "3c Worth of Magic" (Bruce Elliott, 1945),
"Point of Departure" (Alex Elmsley, 1969)
Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 320
Roy Walton Blue Phantom II two cards found, one of them has different colored back inspired by "Blue Phantom" (Ben Christopher*, 1969) Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 321
Ned Powers* No Chance card selected behind back, card used to stab into deck reversed behind back, it changes into selection Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 321
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Glimpse of reversed card during tabled shuffle Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 321
Karl Fulves Colorvision Plus Math color vision cube turned on table by spectator according to instructions, color divined, see also p. 340 & 373 see also Fitch Cheney in MUM, Dec. 1963,
"Moon Die Mystery" (Bob Hummer, Three Pets)
Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 322
Kirk Stiles Blok-Ring Transpo blok on thread and small ring off thread transpose underneath silk, uses Blok-Kord apparatus Vol. 5 No. 4 1970 322
Bob Logan A Phoenix More Rapid instant restoration of tissue, based on dealer's item Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 323
Bruce Cervon Quantum Jump more jumping than rising Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 323
Karl Fulves Babel Jack Boschan's "Phosphorus" magazine, Ganson's "Unique Rope Routine" vs. George Sands routine, John Mulholland newspaper obituary Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 324
Martin Gardner The Compleat Gamester Addition red-black betting game with eight cards inspired by "The Compleat Gamester" (Karl Fulves, 1969) Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 324
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale, see also p. 340 & 342 inspired by "Ten Card Deal" (Dai Vernon & Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Audley Walsh, 1949),
"Suicide Build" (Tom Ransom, 1957),
see also "The Psychological Loser" (Daniel Dobson, Tokyo Trickery by Takinshi Nemoto, Magic Inc.)
Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 325
Art Spring* Crushed orange is supposed to travel into glas, only skin remains, orange juice in glass, simplified, see p. 337 for Sid Lorraine reference inspired by "Watch the Lemon" (Sid Lorraine & Bert Douglas, 1948 / 27) Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 325
Peter Bailey & Nelson Caroly & Robert Kraft Etcetera on real-life mentalism and selling zodiac books, see also p. 410 Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 326
Nelson Caroly Invisible Deck Routine named spade card appears in hands Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 326
Bruce Cervon Outside Case Load as deck is inserted in case Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 327
Francis J. Baker* Devil's Dial number dialled, person at other end divines a number, see also p. 342 & 348 see also "The Expunged Numeral" (1890),
"New Math" (Dr. Ben B. Braude, 1967),
"Calculator Spelling" (1974),
varied by "Speak Up" (Karl Fulves, 1974)
Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 327
David Moore* Ultimate Erdnase Royal Flush face-up in deck, overhand stacked, with surprise, Magician vs. Gambler theme, see also p. 332 and p. 337 varied by "Ultimate" (Norman Houghton, 1970) Vol. 5 No. 5 1970 328
Neal Thomas* Law of Gravity Hydrostatic Bottle with milk, milk vanishes visibly partially in bottle, see also p. 342 & 348 Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 329
Karl Fulves Babel Vernon's "Revelations", Kirk Stiles' "Deceivers Quarterly", cartoon, Edmund Younger (Li Chung Soo) Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 330
Stewart James & Gene Gray A Match for Gravity watch and match tied to thread, over stick, see p. 337 for reference Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 330
Gene Lawton Ultra Reverse deck pocketed, spectator removes card, when deck is spread, its mate is reversed Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 331
Marvin Johnson & Stanley Cook & Claude Crowe & Ed Morrisey Etcetera ColorVision story in Al Flosso's shop Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 332
Marvin Johnson Coin Transpo of a sandwiched coin, also with Okito box Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 332
Ed Morrisey Word Completion Puzzle see p. 348 for Sid Lorraine puzzles and p. 352 Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 332
John Hamilton Hidden Symmetry producing thirteen cards in order with down-under deal, shuffle sequence to get into the required order inspired by "Try It Yourself" (52 Amazing Card Tricks, Rufus Steele) Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 333
Robert (Bob) Hess* Ring Box ring dropped in box, want inserted, penetrates wand Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 333
Sam Schwartz Tri-Multaneous - Part 1: mate & selection appear at same time after slip slop shuffled packed is gone through in pairs
- Part 2: Sam-Ultaneous
- Part 3: two chosen cards show up at same position in two packets, using two odd-numbered piles
see also p. 348
inspired by "Mini-Miracle" (John Hamilton, Linking Ring, April 1967),
"Break Even" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem #4),
"Sam-Ultaneous" (Sam Schwartz, 1962),
varied by "Speaking of Spells" (Cushing Strout, 1974)
Vol. 5 No. 6 1970 334
Dai Vernon Color Cut shuffled deck cut into five packets, spectator removes bottom card of any packet and places it on top of any packet behind performer's back, card found, repeat, then a spectator finds card, one color crimped Vol. 5 No. 7 1970 335
J. W. Sarles Quicksilver marked coin locked in silk with ring, repeat Vol. 5 No. 7 1970 336
Brian MacCarthy Handkerchief Fold things dropped inside can be stolen out Vol. 5 No. 7 1970 336
Jack Posetary* Gremlin Glass coin in glass, ball on top, second glass moved in and out and ball jumps to other glass Vol. 5 No. 7 1970 337
John Hamilton Mutus Nomen inspired by Stewart Judah (The New Phoenix #319) Vol. 5 No. 7 1970 338
Martin Gardner Mutus Nomen simplified handling, see p. 527 for presentation by Steve Freeman and his addition on p. 565, see also p. 648 Vol. 5 No. 7 1970 338
Robert E. Neale Infernal Machine eight cards with different men and women, dating presentation, anti-faros to produce requested cards, binary, see bottom of p. 341 for credit information, p. 420 for envelope suggestion by Cushing Strout varied by "Computer" (Karl Fulves, 1972),
also published as "Infernal Machine" (Robert E. Neale, 1970)
Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 339
Daniel Dobson The Psychological Loser spectator shuffles packet, is put on top of deck and dealt, originally from "Tokyo Trickery" by Takinshi Nemoto (1967, Magic, Inc.) see also "Sure Fire Showdown" (Dai Vernon, 1959) Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 340
Karl Fulves 10-Card Deal Variation only better chances of winning by performer, not sure-fire Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 341
Wilbur T. Kattner The Arrow of Time performer slows down time in defined area, in there things falls slower, a pendulum swings slower, tuning fork changes pitch, pulse goes slower, then everything stops, then reverses, without methods posed as "exercise" Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 341
Robert Gysel Lights Out way to prove that performer is standing at the wall in dark room when he is actually free to move around Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 341
Bill Taylor To the Point deck on cork board, spectator throws dart, hit card matches prediction, for clarification see p. 372 varied by "Modern Dart" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1979) Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 342
Donald Seacome & Gray Leese & Joseph K. Schmidt Etcetera Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 342
Unknown Anti-Gravico hydrostatic bottle, match slides in from below, then slides back down Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 342
Morty Rudnick Two Coins two coins under two cards, one travels to the other, coins connected with thread, see also p. 348 varied by "Added Bit for "Two Coins"" (John Bowery, 1970) Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 343
Karl Fulves Babel on Larry Jennings, NY Mystery Dinner, Ben Braude, Aldini's "New Concepts In Magic" Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 343
Joel Moskowitz Centrifugal four-coin sandwich, center two coins are stolen out, see also p. 348 see also "Copper-Silver Sandwich" (Jack Dean, Linking Ring, June 1954) Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 344
Jerry K. Hartman Displaced card reversed in deck transposes with sandwiched card, see also p. 348 see also "Repeat Transposition", 4th method (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #8) Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 344
Joseph K. Schmidt Rope Thru rope through performer's body varied by "Rope Thru Impromptu!" (Roy Johnson, 1970),
"Rope Thru Variation" (Joseph K. Schmidt, 1970)
Vol. 5 No. 8 1970 344
Martin Gardner Are You Psychic? performer and spectator each write down three words from a list of ten words, they match, see also p. 348 (originally from Ireland Yearbook 1943) Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 345
Karl Fulves Babel Fred Kaps, Ed Marlo (heart attack), Hofzinser Folio, magicians' real name quiz, Vernon's Revelations, Milbourne Christopher, sale of Townsend collection Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 346
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Novel Concepts With Cards by Aldini Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 346
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Magic of Allan Lambie by Allan Lambie Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 346
Larry Jennings Even Money pairs of cards given to spectator, he finds it impossible to guess color of any card, see also p. 420 for comment by Trevor Dawson inspired by "Even Money Proposition" (Karl Fulves, 1969) Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 347
Larry Jennings Bold Slip Cut top and bottom cards slipped off, rest slapped on top Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 347
Peter Alexis* Effigy spectator writes down body part, performer divines it via figure on slate, voodoo presentation Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 347
Anna Eva Fay Paraffin Envelope for impression see also "The Excelsior Mind Reading Act" (Anna Eva Fay & Ralph W. Read, 1945 / 27) Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 347
Sid Lorraine & John Holt Etcetera word puzzles Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 348
Don Nielsen & Karl Fulves Colorvision Revisited two color vision sets, three-phase matching routine Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 349
Ned Powers* Duplicate Thots with repeat Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 349
Brian Jordan* In One Second Flat gag sequence in which spectator is apparently taught how to read marks and he thinks he follows that aces have been removed and put in case Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 350
Kirk Stiles Thru A Silk thimble penetrates silk, see also p. 348 Vol. 5 No. 9 1970 350
John Hamilton Eyes of the Gods two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to varied by "Additional Hamilton Ideas" (John Hamilton, 1970),
"13 O'Clock" (Karl Fulves, 2005)
Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 351
John Hamilton 3 by 3 three cards in packet divined, no-touch Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 352
Karl Fulves Babel Chester Morris died, Rosemary Brown, word puzzles, Jack Channin Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 352
John Hamilton Scientific Rope magnetic ends, held together with thread
- cut & restored
- Disappearing Knot
- Penetration Of A Wand Or Pencil
Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 353
John Hamilton Additional Hamilton Ideas as telephone effect with possible lies inspired by "Eyes of the Gods" (John Hamilton, 1970) Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 354
John Hamilton Down & Out down under deal Tantalizer type routine, all 7s found and predicted, see also p. 373 inspired by "Heaps" (John Hamilton, 1947),
see also Martin Gardner's "The Unexpected Hanging" (p. 155),
"The Spectator's Choice" (Stewart Judah, 1936),
"Oracle" (Karl Fulves, 1970)
Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 354
John Hamilton Silk Flight silk into paper cone, rope waved over cone and silk is shown to have disappeared, rope torn in two and between the ends appears the silk à la 20th century Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 355
John Hamilton Computer Cards card thought-of, counting procedure with deck by spectator, see also p. 402 for suggestion by Leslie May see also "Mindreader's Dream" (Bob Hummer) Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 355
John Hamilton False Cut straight cut, a bit unclear Vol. 5 No. 10 1970 356
Alan Brown* Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684 see also "Pointer Cards & Clocking Ideas" (Karl Fulves, 1982),
"Talismanacle" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1982),
varied by "One Way Ghost" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1971)
Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 357
Karl Fulves Babel getting Hofzinser book through Volker Huber, Harvey Rosenthal Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 358
Robert (Bob) Hess* Immovable Object deck in two packets, top cards shown and exchanged, on one packet it remains the same card, repeated several times Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 359
Robert (Bob) Hess* Irresistible Fours two cards as predictions, two cards chosen, makes four fours Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 359
Dai Vernon Sandwich Exchange counting procedure see also "The Eight In The Side Pocket" (Dai Vernon, Genii, March 1941) Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 359
Peter Alexis* Canterbury Cups with various sleights and loads inspired by "The Cups and Balls" (Dai Vernon, 1957) Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 359
Karl Fulves Visible Penetration ball through cup Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 362
Joseph K. Schmidt & John Bowery Etcetera Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 363
Joseph K. Schmidt Rope Thru Variation inspired by "Rope Thru" (Joseph K. Schmidt, 1970) Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 363
John Bowery Added Bit for "Two Coins" coin travels to under card to second coin, coins connected with thread inspired by "Two Coins" (Morty Rudnick, 1970) Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 363
Horace E. Bennett Flying Knot knot jumps off the rope into air Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 363
Roy Walton Back Into Time similar to "Time Machine", see also p. 388 see also "The Time Machine" (Steve Freeman, 1998) Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 363
Roy Johnson Rope Thru Impromptu! inspired by "Rope Thru" (Joseph K. Schmidt, 1970) Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 364
Karl Fulves Child's Play varied by "Speaking of Spells" (Cushing Strout, 1974) Vol. 5 No. 11 1970 364
James G. Thompson Jr. Joint Signature "based on a card problem entitled Two-Card Quadrille", card signed on back by spectator as prediction, turns out to be later selection which is signed on the face Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 365
Frank Butler Butler Fan Force card dragged to other side underneath thumb fan see also "Butler Fan Force" (Frank Butler, 1956) Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 365
Karl Fulves Babel Magic Christian, Roger Smith's Necromancer, Marc Reymont Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 366
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Chandu's Magical Varieties by Harold Chandler Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 366
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Exclusive Magic by Harold Rice Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 366
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Mind Scan by Dan Tong Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 366
Art Spring* Divining Cup numbered slips with information written by spectators in cup, performer divines contents, slips secretly burned via flash paper Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 367
Peter Alexis* Cup & Ball Techniques Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 367
Unknown Tipover Move loading move Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 367
Peter Alexis* Clip Steal ball stolen from top of cup as another cup is put onto it Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 368
Peter Alexis* Routine very short two-cup routine with final load Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 368
Peter Alexis* Delayed Lapping Move ball lapped from cup Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 368
Unknown Galloping Post sequence with cups and ball see also Modern Magic Manual (Jean Hugard) Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 369
Jack Hara* 4th Quarter card torn in four pieces, one given to spectator, others put in deck but one remains visible, it is pulled out and card is restored attached to it see also "Staple Condition" (Karl Fulves, 1989) Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 369
Jack Avis 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 370
Francis Haxton 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table, duplicate Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 370
Peter Warlock 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table, fake index court card Vol. 5 No. 12 1970 370
Don Nielsen Location Plus coin appears next to selection in deck, comedy presentation ("your card is x cards and a quarter down in the deck") see also "Try This For Size" (Richard Himber, MUM, Sep. 1969) Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 371
J. W. Sarles Not a Knot long and short rope tied together, then knot slid in center and ropes untied, sliding knot Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 371
Karl Fulves Babel escape artist Mario Manzini, John Scarne, Ibidem, Roy Walton, Ricky Jay ("self-styled hippie magician") Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 372
Unknown Geometric Puzzle die and card in corner, wanted is the height of a triangle, see p. 424 for clue to solution Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 372
Peter Isaacs & Arnold Benson Etcetera Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 373
Walter Rollins Dice Stacking Ending Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 373
Arnold Benson Comedy Spirit Telephone Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 373
Theodore Annemann Two-Pile Reversal two packets, then shuffled together Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 373
Karl Fulves Oracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted see also "Down & Out" (John Hamilton, 1970),
varied by "Moracle" (Lin Searles, 1971),
"Oracull" (Roy Walton & Bob Veeser, 1971),
"Oracle Jr." (George Blake, 1971),
"Euph-oracle (an Alternate Take)" (Simon Aronson, 2001)
Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 374
Karl Fulves Parablox paper box used to take props from it, at the end it changes to solid block of wood, posed as problem, see also p. 402 for solution by Bill Taylor see also "Boxes or Blocks" (The Magic Wand, June-Sep 1933),
varied by "Solution to Parablox" (Sid Lorraine, 1971),
"Parablox" (Alexander de Cova, 2003)
Vol. 6 No. 1 1970 374
Jack Miller Ball from Silk ball appears from silk, repeated for second ball, see also p. 410 for coin version by Harold Bester Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 375
Robert Parrish Duplex Slates color, food and city written on slate by different spectators, then put in envelope, another slate (signed by spectators) is used by performer to divine choices Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 376
Bob Still Sight Unseen eight or nine cards placed under head, spectator reaches underneath and turns some cards over, then performer, then spectator again, when hat is lifted only selection is face-down Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 376
Milton Twin Echo geometric shape written on pad by first spectator, then a word by another, performer tears and burns both pieces, impression via sharp pencil Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 377
L. Vosburgh Lyons Hexed layout puzzle with seven paper hexagons, see also p. 602 Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 378
Francis J. Baker* Stop Trick blank card with "STOP!" appears at same number in one heap as selection in other heap Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 378
Robert (Bob) Hess* Spirit Aces black aces rise to top of four-Ace-packet repeatedly, a black ace travels from pocket back to aces, then red aces to pocket Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 378
Karl Fulves Second Law some value coincidences happen when dealing through piles, application of Milk Build Shuffle to Si Stebbins see also "Mathematical Twins Variation" (Karl Fulves, 1972),
"Mathematical Twins" (Gene Finnell, 1972),
"No Commercial Potential" (Jeff Busby, 1980),
"Penny Plain" (Alex Elmsley, 1991),
"Pact Man" (Karl Fulves, 1996)
Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 379
Harvey Rosenthal Match Go matches travel from one matchbook to another, see p. 415 for credit information see also The Gen (June 1961) Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 379
Peter Alexis* Mini-Mental two cards thought of from eight card-packet Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 380
Al Baker Cups & Balls routine via John Braun, H. Adrian Smith, Lou Tannen
eight phases
Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 381
Roy Walton Devilish Die die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die see also "I.O.U" (Paul Curry, 1945) Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 383
Robert E. Neale More Lies thought card revealed with eight-card-packet as computer see also "Voice Print" (Harry Lorayne & Robert E. Neale, 1982),
"Cal-Q-Lator" (Peter Duffie & Robert E. Neale, 2007),
varied by "Eight Bytes Is Enough" (Jack Avis, 1993)
Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio 1970 384
Dai Vernon The IBM Card "deck as computer", ten-card packet Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 385
Emil Jarrow & Theodore Annemann All In A Row coin layout puzzle see also "Dimes and Pennies of Confucius" (Emil Jarrow, 1940),
"Turnabout Coins" (Martin Gardner, 1971)
Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 386
Marvin Johnson Blue Dice two numbers generated with dice, two spectators select cards and remove cards according to their numbers, both spectators selected the same card and it has different colored back inspired by "The Trio" (Sidney Lawrence, 1959),
"Blue Phantom" (Ben Christopher*, 1969)
Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 387
W. Mason* Bet-A-Bill betting game, the last digit of which bill is highest Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 387
Dr. Ben B. Braude Number-Card spectator notes numbers on four slips, those used for backwards count Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 387
Robert Eagle & John Hudak & Harold Bester & Noel Coughlin Postscript Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 388
Robert Eagle Penny Gag using special advertisement penny Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 388
Brian Jordan* Your Thot without exchanging decks Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 388
Tony Cole* Duo Flight three blank cards, geometric shape drawn on center one and those placed in envelope, same procedure with written name and second envelope, transposition, gaffed envelopes, see also p. 402 for suggestion by Robert Byrne Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 389
Jack Posetary* No Mirror reading colors of cards, whet thumbnail as shiner, see also p. 411 see also "An Invisible Card Shiner" (Dr. E. G. Ervin, 1938),
"Technicolor Thought" (Karl Fulves, 1971)
Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 389
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 Moore inspired by "Auto-Prediction" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) Vol. 6 No. 2 1970 390
Dave Ossip Miracle Coin Fold see also p. 415, p. 420 for comment by Bob Still Vol. 6 No. 3 1971 391
Karl Fulves Babel P.C. Sorcar died, Al Flosso, Jack Ferero, Hofzinser translations Vol. 6 No. 3 1971 392
Karl Fulves (reviewer) An Approach to Genuine Magic - Part Two by J. Stewart Smith Vol. 6 No. 3 1971 392
Bradley Efron Las Vegas Dice non-transitive dice, also as packets of cards, see also p. 410 for idea by Stewart Olney Vol. 6 No. 3 1971 393
Shirley Quimby Shirley Quimby's Method for non-transitive dice set Vol. 6 No. 3 1971 393
Gene Nielsen More Than Coincidence spectator deals through Si Stebbins, counting, if count matches value, he stops, this card named by performer Vol. 6 No. 3 1971 394
Ben Christopher* Link Illusion - The Heel Grip
- The Shrinking Ring
- The First Link
- The Expanding Link
- Drop Link
- The Missing Link
Vol. 6 No. 3 1971 395
Ed Thiele* He Has It! handkerchief nods on the selection in tabled row, but it's not it, it's in the handkerchief instead, see also p. 410 for comment by Steve Holland, p. 420 for comment by Leslie May Vol. 6 No. 3 1971 396
Charles Ostin* The King's English spectator writes letter on slate, next spectator adds later and so on until word is formed, this is predicted in typed form, see p. 426 for comment by William Taylor
(spelled "Charles Osten", see p. 637 for correction)
see also "The King's English" (Karl Fulves, 1981) Vol. 6 No. 4 1971 397
Karl Fulves Babel Clayton Rawson passed away with 64, John Scarne newspaper clipping Vol. 6 No. 4 1971 398
Joseph K. Schmidt Center Tear spectator writes card in center of square paper, cut into four pieces and puzzled together so a center section is missing, can be presented as pseudo center tear, see p. 527 for comment by L. Vosburgh Lyons inspired by "Five Into Four" (Karl Fulves, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 4 1971 398
Karl Fulves Initial Encounter signed card is really burned in window envelope, reproduced from back of hall, signatures of people are saved see also "Western Union Trick" (John Scarne, 1989),
"We're Being Followed" (Vanni Bossi, 2016)
Vol. 6 No. 4 1971 399
Ralph Gironda* Jack-Jack jacks covered with card case, card chosen, jack of same suit vanishes and is found in card case inspired by "Two Unsolved Card Problems" (Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, 1969),
varied by "Four Jacks" (Mike Rogers, 1971)
Vol. 6 No. 4 1971 399
Dr. Raymond L. Beebe The Lost Trick of R.W. Hull "An Article On The Hypnotic Joker"
two spectators select face-down cards at table them, then name any cards, they match
see also "Hypnotic Joker" (Hugard's Magic Monthly, May 1962) Vol. 6 No. 4 1971 400
E. Leslie May & Kenn Eastin & Greg Moore & Robert Byrne & Bill Taylor Etcetera Vol. 6 No. 4 1971 402
Edward Victor & Frank Butler Perfected Prophecy six cards in row, backs numbered, spectator rolls die, this card predicted, step-gaff and die with missing number, see also p. 415 see also Frank Butler ("Mental Magic Compendium", Magic Wand, March 1947),
Edward Victor (Magic of 1936)
Vol. 6 No. 4 1971 404
Sid Lorraine Solution to Parablox paper box used to take fruit and food from it, at the end it contains a solid die that fills up the entire box inspired by "Parablox" (Karl Fulves, 1970) Vol. 6 No. 5 1971 405
Karl Fulves Babel Vol. 6 No. 5 1971 406
Karl Fulves Someone Like You eight-card packet, spectator tries red-black separation, the score of hits and misses is looked up in an index of possible scores, on the correct score the spectator is described in detail Vol. 6 No. 5 1971 407
Ed Ryan* Collector two double facers Vol. 6 No. 5 1971 407
Stewart Judah & John Braun Stewart Judah's Cups & Balls "An Article by John Braun" Vol. 6 No. 5 1971 408
Harold Bester & Jack Epley & Steve Holland & Stewart Olney Etcetera on criticism, see also p. 426 Vol. 6 No. 5 1971 410
Martin Gardner Turnabout Coins coin layout puzzle see also "All In A Row" (Emil Jarrow & Theodore Annemann, 1970),
varied by "Power of One" (Karl Fulves, 1997)
Vol. 6 No. 5 1971 412
George Blake Oracle Jr. "Oracle" as location instead of prediction, packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros inspired by "Oracle" (Karl Fulves, 1970) Vol. 6 No. 5 1971 412
J. Stewart Smith To The Top "Coming Up in the World" precursor, shown by a soldier in 1942, see also p. 415, p. 426 for comment by Charles Hudson see also "Bikes Peek" (Steven Youell, 1996) Vol. 6 No. 6 1971 413
Jerry K. Hartman One Way Ghost "Two Tricks" No. 1, for credit information see also p. 684 inspired by "Future Ghost" (Alan Brown*, 1970) Vol. 6 No. 6 1971 414
Jerry K. Hartman Down & Deal "Two Tricks" No. 2
three or more spectators select cards and receive packets, they all do down-under-deals simultaneously and end up with selections
Vol. 6 No. 6 1971 414
Karl Fulves Babel on Lu Brent, Al Flosso, Joseph Schmidt's artwork, Lionel King anecdote doing magic for drunks Vol. 6 No. 6 1971 414
Richard Muller Unclipped linked paper clipped variation in which linked clips unlink, see bottom for credit information Vol. 6 No. 6 1971 415
Roy Walton & Bob Veeser Oracull 16-card packet, mate found, see p. 424 for correction inspired by "Oracle" (Karl Fulves, 1970) Vol. 6 No. 6 1971 415
Mel Stover Bill Fold Vol. 6 No. 6 1971 416
Robert (Bob) Hess* Joker Mental odd-backed joker placed next to mate of named card, joker transforms into named card varied by "Joker, Jr." (Francis Haxton, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 6 1971 416
Charles T. Jordan Spirit Aces four Nines and four Aces in piles on table, two nines put on top of deck followed by two aces, yes aces are on table and all four Nines on top of deck, two extra aces and step gaff, see p. 424 for correction Vol. 6 No. 7 1971 417
Karl Fulves Babel Micky Hades, The Luscher Color Test Vol. 6 No. 7 1971 418
Norman Osborn Card Layout Puzzle for solution see p. 427 Vol. 6 No. 7 1971 418
Francis J. Baker* & Ron Baille In the Sands cardboard box with sand, spectator writes ESP symbol in sand and shakes sand, assistant recreates sand drawing inspired by idea in Pentagram from Ron Baille, ca. 20 years ago Vol. 6 No. 7 1971 419
Fred G. Taylor Sleeper spectator notes bottom card and pockets it along with next nine cards of same color, then performer finds cards of opposite color Vol. 6 No. 7 1971 419
E. Leslie May & Bob Still & Cushing Strout & Trevor Dawson Etcetera Vol. 6 No. 7 1971 420
Karl Fulves The Left-Handed Knot comedy rope routine with two spectators and ring, woman can free rope from ring and man cannot
- Handling of the Knot
- Outline of the Routine
- The Psychic Release
see also p. 676 for anecdote
Vol. 6 No. 7 1971 421
Jerry K. Hartman She Jumped transpo in sandwiches, see p. 424 for correction inspired by "Black Widow Notes" (Roy Walton, 1969) Vol. 6 No. 7 1971 422
Gene Finnell Checkerboard Game betting game with 4x4 checkerboard and cover cards that cover all except one square, performer always wins, see also p. 486 for comment by Bill Taylor varied by "The N.C. Game" (Roy Walton, 1972) Vol. 6 No. 8 1971 423
Karl Fulves Babel S. Leo Horowitz died age 77, John Scarne on David Frost show, Don Alan on Gary Moore show Vol. 6 No. 8 1971 424
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Coins of Ishtar by Jules DeBarros
brief
Vol. 6 No. 8 1971 424
Arthur Hill* The Odd Color number of red cards in one half counted, that number of black cards counted down, this card predicted, see also p. 439
- The Follow Up (location effect)
varied by "Duo Colors" (Roy Walton, 1972) Vol. 6 No. 8 1971 424
G. W. Hunter Paper Tear two pieces of paper torn and restored, see page 438 see also "Resusciated Tissue Paper" (G. W. Hunter, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 8 1971 425
William Taylor & Charles Hudson Etcetera on criticism Vol. 6 No. 8 1971 426
Ed Thiele* Contrary Cards card turns over with strange procedure varied by "Strange" (Peter Alexis*, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 8 1971 426
Roy Walton Double Discovery mates to two selections found in twenty-card packet Vol. 6 No. 8 1971 428
Martin Gardner Paradox Papers paper with numbers in a 4x4 grid is folded into small square, edges cut off, then all even numbers are one way and the odds another, application with cards, Steve Shimm suggestion, tapestry handling, see also p. 521 for Gene Nielson handling see also "News Test" (Edmund Rowland, 1971),
"Foldover Notes" (Karl Fulves, 1994),
"Paper Folding Note" (Karl Fulves, 1998),
"Disparity" (Ramón Riobóo, 2015)
Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 429
Karl Fulves Babel Sam Schwartz providing S. Leo Horowitz notebooks Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 430
Al Baker Spirit Sum flap slate Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 430
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 Hudson inspired by "Oracle" (Karl Fulves, 1970),
"The Neutralizer" (Steve Beam, 2015),
see also "Binary Bypass" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Rock Bottom" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Bluff Oracle Aces II" (John Bannon, 2015),
"Bluff Oracle Aces I" (John Bannon, 2015),
"Lie-Decker" (Max Maven*, 2015),
varied by "Modern Day Moracle" (Marty Kane, 1997),
"Si-Decker" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Moracool" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Bottom Feeder" (Steve Beam, 2015),
"Royal Roundup" (Steve Beam, 2015)
Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 430
Reinhard Müller 3-Card Catch one-handed sandwich throw see also "Jumping Jacks" (Edward Marlo, 1976),
"Sandwich Catch" (Edward Marlo, 1983),
"Sudden Sandwich aka Jumping Jacks" (Edward Marlo, 1991),
varied by "Simplex Method" (1971),
"Notes on 3 Card Catch" (Harvey Rosenthal, 1971),
"Notes on 3 Card Catch" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1971),
"Four-Card Catch" (Harvey Rosenthal, 2004)
Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 431
Cushing Strout Gaffed Coins coin through plastic case into glass from Okito box, magnetic Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 431
Karl Fulves Gaffed Coins - 3/4 Silver Fake double facer with silver on one side and a bit of silver and mostly copper on other side, used in transposition with Okito box, see also p. 513 see also "Half-Head/Half-Tail Coin" ( Shaman*, 1943) Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 432
Jean Hugard New Reverse first wrong card turns over, then right card Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 433
Jean Hugard Cover-Up Card Precursor according to Fulves Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 433
Tom Harris Just Chance with three envelopes, historical comments see also "Just Chance - Credit Information" (Sid Lorraine, 1973) Vol. 6 No. 9 1971 434
Robert E. Neale Thru & Thru white pop-up cardboard die slides through black die and vice versa, see also p. 439 & p. 486 for suggestion by Al Weyfield Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 435
Karl Fulves Babel death of George McAthy, credit statement on linking rubber bands, John Scarne, geometric puzzle (for solution, see p. 470), Paul Cinquevalli's juggling closer see also "Snap!" (Harry Lorayne, 1969) Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 436
Mike Rogers Four Jacks jacks covered with card case, card chosen, jack of same suit vanishes and is found in card case inspired by "Jack-Jack" (Ralph Gironda*, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 437
Unknown Gambler's Cop brief Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 437
Unknown Card from Case from underneath flap Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 437
Tan Hock Chuan Tan's Trick pattern folded into paper behind back on signed paper that should not be possible so quickly, see also p. 476 for comment by Gershon Legman and p. 521 for Bruce Arnold comment Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 437
G. W. Hunter Resusciated Tissue Paper see also "Paper Tear" (G. W. Hunter, 1971),
also published as Effective Modern Tricks (Will Goldston, 1914/1915)
Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 438
Peter Alexis* Strange reversed Ace of Spades ends up next to selection, then changes back color inspired by "Contrary Cards" (Ed Thiele*, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 439
Edmund Rowland News Test newspaper folded and edges cut off, number counted to, Koran's binary newspaper see also "Paradox Papers" (Martin Gardner, 1971),
varied by "More News" (Bill Logan, 1972)
Vol. 6 No. 10 1971 440
Burling Hull Slate Trick Master Slate Writing, writing appears on slates, described thanks to Mickey Hades (see p. 460) inspired by "Annemann's Psychic Writing" (Theodore Annemann, 1935) Vol. 6 No. 11 1971 441
Robert (Bob) Hess* L'Express top and bottom card of deck transpose, see correction on p. 460 inspired by "Double Express" (Karl Fulves, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 11 1971 442
Karl Fulves Unmatch five reds and five blacks mixed, spectator points to any five, removed as block, cards from both piles simultaneously turned over, always one red and one black, see also p. 460 varied by "Color Thot" (Martin Gardner, 1972),
"Match Up" (Charles Hudson, 1973),
"Yada" (Philip T. Goldstein & Karl Fulves, 1994),
also published as "Unmatch" (Karl Fulves, 1973)
Vol. 6 No. 11 1971 443
Paul Swinford Pirouette flourish for ring and rope routine, see also p. 521 for J. G. Thompson Jr. comment Vol. 6 No. 11 1971 444
Karl Fulves & Sam Leo Horowitz S. Leo Horowitz Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 446
Sam Leo Horowitz 3-Card Princess as finale in last phase the other two vanish, see also p. 476 see also "The Princess Trick" (Sam Leo Horowitz, 1938) Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 446
Sam Leo Horowitz The Okito Box Routine copper-silver transposition, also using deck of cards, six phases Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 447
Sam Leo Horowitz Assembly Turnover Move lid replaced, box turned over in process Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 448
Dai Vernon & Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Control red-backed card cut into blue deck, spectator names correct one, originally marketed in the 1930s, see also p. 504 for further information (Ed Marlo's Phantom Deck) Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 449
Sam Leo Horowitz Master Card Routine routine of packet tricks, see following items Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 449
Sam Leo Horowitz Oil & Water Aces and Queens Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 450
Sam Leo Horowitz End Grip Buckle bottom card of packet held in right hand, buckled and transferred to bottom when placed on left-hand packet Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 450
Sam Leo Horowitz Follow The Leader two four-of-a-kinds Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 451
Sam Leo Horowitz & Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight Switch Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 451
Sam Leo Horowitz Honeycutt Plus queens and kings are paired, yet separate again Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 452
Sam Leo Horowitz Displacement Move & Display two packets are apparently put on top of each other, but some cards are displaced Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 452
Sam Leo Horowitz Royal Marriage six phases, miniature card finale, see also p. 476 see also "Aces of Eight!!" (Otis Manning, 1935) Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 453
Sam Leo Horowitz Cups and Balls six phases, see also p. 476 also published as The Sphinx, September 1938 Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 454
Sam Leo Horowitz Put-Back Move one card exchanged while two four-of-a-kinds are displayed and separated Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 456
Sam Leo Horowitz Master Copper & Silver copper/silver routine with two cards and newspaper sheet, eight phases varied by "Radical Rebound" (Tom Gagnon, 1985) Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio 1971 457
Ken Krenzel Protean Pelf see also p. 521 for Bill Everett comment varied by "Twisting with Victor" (Wesley James, 1997) Vol. 6 No. 12 1971 459
Karl Fulves Babel price increase Vol. 6 No. 12 1971 460
Jerry K. Hartman Notes on 3 Card Catch three selection, found with four aces inspired by "3-Card Catch" (Reinhard Müller, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 12 1971 461
Harvey Rosenthal Notes on 3 Card Catch different grip inspired by "3-Card Catch" (Reinhard Müller, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 12 1971 461
Unknown Simplex Method selection stays in center and is dragged out from there, "Several magicians suggested the handling about to be described." inspired by "3-Card Catch" (Reinhard Müller, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 12 1971 462
Francis Haxton Joker, Jr. ungaffed method, odd-backed joker placed next to mate of named card, joker transforms into named card inspired by "Joker Mental" (Robert (Bob) Hess*, 1971) Vol. 6 No. 12 1971 462
Ben Christopher* Nokito Box using bottomless Okito box, three phases, different gaff options in "Added Notes" Vol. 6 No. 12 1971 463
Roy Walton Chameleon Cards color changing backs small packet routine, four blue-backed queens and green joker shown, situation reverses, then queens become red-backed, see also p. 486 inspired by "Look An Illusion" (Larry Jennings, Genii Magazine),
varied by "4 Girls & a Janitor" (Sid Lorraine, 1974)
Vol. 6 No. 12 1971 464
J. W. Sarles End Result in-the-hands version inspired by "Linked" (Paul Curry, 1947) Vol. 7 No. 1 1971 465
Karl Fulves Hex Squared 4x4 layout, spectator moves around according to fixed rules and ends on force card, see also p. 512 and also p. 550 for ideas by "Eddie" Cowles and Karl Fulves see also "Introduction" (Karl Fulves, 2001),
also published as "Hex Squared" (Karl Fulves, 1980)
Vol. 7 No. 1 1971 466
Don Nielsen Trance Coin copper coin in match box, silver coin in Okito box, copper travels into Oktio box, lifts lid and jumps out, see also p. 486 for credit information and comment by Kenn E. Eastin see also "Tribute to Okito" (Dennis Loomis, 1963, Tops) Vol. 7 No. 1 1971 466
J. W. Sarles Further Than That credit information (Larsen & Wright's "Bonus Card Trick"), production of selection, Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout inspired by "Further Than That" (Stewart James, 1941) Vol. 7 No. 1 1971 467
Unknown 10-20 Force Vol. 7 No. 1 1971 467
Karl Fulves Jacob Daley's Notebooks Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 469
Karl Fulves Babel Lou Tannen, John Holt, must-read card books, Kabbala as Pallbearers-imitation, Swinford's More Faro Fantysy Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 470
Dr. Jacob Daley Deuce Sandwich card sandwiched and cut in deck, top card shown, it transposes with card in sandwich which then changes back to original selection, from the Daley Notebooks Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 471
Sam Leo Horowitz 8's & 9's from the Daley Notebooks #602 also published as "A Psychological Discovery" (Sam Leo Horowitz, 1938) Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 471
Arthur Finley Sleeve-A-Coin coin vanish and reproduction, coin dropped in sleeve when pen is removed from inside pocket, from the Daley Notebooks Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 472
Arthur Finley Ace Vanish face-up with palmed cover card, also as color change Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 472
Dai Vernon & Stewart Judah Automatic Poker same set-up dealt over and over for two players, from Daley Notebooks Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 473
Dai Vernon & Stewart Judah Coincidence performer pockets card from one deck, spectator cuts another deck and counts down according to value of bottom card, card arrived at matched card in pocket, Ace to King stack, from Daley Notebooks Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 473
Dr. Jacob Daley & Eddie McGuire Poker Face II same structure as Fingerprint Trick, from Daley Notebooks see also "The Fingerprint Card Trick" (Dai Vernon, 1987) Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 474
Al Baker Ambitious Card from Daley Notebooks varied by "Ambitious 1-2-3-4" (Roy Walton, 1972),
"Ambitious Ace, Deuce, Trey" (Nick Trost, 1997)
Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 474
Al Baker Coins & Purse three coins removed from purse vanish, the reappear in two pockets and underneath purse, then purse with coins vanishes Vol. 7 No. 2 1971 475
Neal Elias Ambitious Get Ready "Get Ready For Braue After Zingone" (see next trick) inspired by "Surprise Reverse" (Louis Zingone, 1972) Vol. 7 No. 3 1972 477
Louis Zingone Surprise Reverse card on top, another card put in center, it rises to top and other card is reversed in center varied by "Ambitious Get Ready" (Neal Elias, 1972),
also published as Surprise Reverse (Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
Vol. 7 No. 3 1972 477
Karl Fulves Babel on Fred Lowe and his death Vol. 7 No. 3 1972 478
Robert (Bob) Hess* Droxene's Ring two paper rings link onto a ribbon, then with each other Vol. 7 No. 3 1972 479
Ben Christopher* Double Mental two selections Vol. 7 No. 3 1972 480
Ben Christopher* Calculated Cut to place selection at desired position, see also p. 486 see also "Block Slip Cut" (Bill Simon, 1970),
"Two Placement Cuts" (Larry Jennings, 1972)
Vol. 7 No. 3 1972 481
Norman Houghton Hyper Silk silk through wand, see also p. 679 for references varied by "Notes" (J. W. Sarles, 1972),
also published as "Hyper Silk" (Gen, Feb. 1961)
Vol. 7 No. 3 1972 482
J. W. Sarles Notes on Hyper Silk, also with ring inspired by "Hyper Silk" (Norman Houghton, 1972) Vol. 7 No. 3 1972 482
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. 508 see also "Melbourne" (Alex Elmsley, 1953),
"Second Law" (Karl Fulves, 1970),
varied by "Mathematical Twins Variation" (Karl Fulves, 1972)
Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 483
Karl Fulves Babel Mike Rogers about First American Cardman's Day Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 484
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Thimbles With A Light Touch by Kirk Stiles
brief
Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 484
Norman Houghton Money Count Gag gag when getting money in bank Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 484
Dai Vernon The Loving Couple King and Queen transpose in the deck, see also p. 486 see also "Cupid" (Rufus Steele, Last Word on Card),
"The Loving Couple" (Dai Vernon, 1988)
Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 484
Stewart Judah Dice Go two red dice in one dice cup transpose with two green dice in second cup, see also p. 508 see also "Patriotic Dice" (Walsh/Mishell, Dice Dexterity, p. 15) Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 485
Sid Lorraine Token Trickery metal token with performer's name engraved, it changes into name of selection Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 485
Charles Hudson & Al Weyfield & Bill Taylor & Kenn Eastin Etcetera Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 486
Karl Fulves Mathematical Twins Variation mate found after klondike shuffle inspired by "Mathematical Twins" (Gene Finnell, 1972),
see also "Second Law" (Karl Fulves, 1970)
Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 487
Robert (Bob) Hess* 22¢ Trick two glasses with a dime and penny in each, dime penetrates bottom of each, see also p. 640 for suggestion by reader Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 487
George Zacharellis Zacharellis' Double card spring off from thumb between first two fingers see also "The Double Lift" (Bert Allerton, 1958) Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 487
Martin Gardner Color Thot spectator pushes out 26 cards from tabled spread inspired by "Unmatch" (Karl Fulves, 1971),
varied by "Yada" (Philip T. Goldstein & Karl Fulves, 1994),
also published as "Color Thot" (Martin Gardner, 1973)
Vol. 7 No. 4 1972 488
Karl Fulves J. G. Thompson, Jr. introduction to the Folio Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 490
James G. Thompson Jr. Eye Spy spectator writes with lipstick on mirror, performer divines the information Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 491
James G. Thompson Jr. Twin Forcast two predictions written on business card, business card stabbed into deck between prediction see also "Two For The Seer Saw" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1975) Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 491
Unknown Top Card Glimpse deck face-up, rear card jogged to right slightly Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 491
James G. Thompson Jr. Third Eye window envelope handling, see p. 527 for idea by Bob Still Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 492
James G. Thompson Jr. Tangible Intangible presented as thought-of card Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 493
James G. Thompson Jr. Master Move as Switch replacing card to bottom, actually second from bottom Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 494
James G. Thompson Jr. Improved Question Reading envelopes
- Part Two (shorter test with only three envelopes)
- Part Three (as a two-person act)
Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 494
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index) varied by "Ace Under Glass" (Karl Fulves, 1979),
"Indiair" (Thomas Alan Waters & Sam Dalal & James G. Thompson Jr., 1982),
"Jato" (Thomas Alan Waters & James G. Thompson Jr., 1983),
"Pentab" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1985)
Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 497
James G. Thompson Jr. Strongest Thought five spectators write stuff on billets, secret instructions on what type of information to write on billet, sealed envelope reading method, chalk with razor blade Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 498
James G. Thompson Jr. Thoughts At Work selection removed from deck and checked that it's missing, yet removed card changes to indifferent card and selection is back in deck Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 500
James G. Thompson Jr. Mentalism by Design one of nine designs chosen, performer duplicates it, same designs in different orientations see also "Code Nine" (Karl Fulves, 1991) Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio 1972 501
Milton Tropp Sam Schwartz Issue issue intro about Sam Schwartz Vol. 7 No. 5 1972 503
Karl Fulves Babel Sam Schwartz, S.A.M. Boston Assembly's Golden Anniversary Celebration, Charles Reynolds's "Innovations", Joseph Dunninger, Buckley Bottom Deal anecdote Vol. 7 No. 5 1972 504
Jay Weiler Brainwave Gag Vol. 7 No. 5 1972 504
Sam Schwartz Odd-Even-Odd four odd and four even cards on two piles, on the odd side are then the even cards and on the other side the four kings inspired by "Odd-Even-Odd" (Brother John Hamman, 1973),
varied by "Odd-Even-Odd Again" (Harvey Rosenthal, 1976)
Vol. 7 No. 5 1972 505
Sam Schwartz Three Way Ropes - Equal-Unequal
- Knotting the Ropes
- Three to One
see p. 520 and p. 550 for credit information on the plots
Vol. 7 No. 5 1972 506
Sam Schwartz Incredi-Box Magic combination of Boston & Oktio box with shims in bottom and lid
- Construction
- Instant Push Through (coin through bottom of box)
- Quick Change (four half dollars change to four quarters in box)
Vol. 7 No. 5 1972 510
Theodore Annemann Psychic Ring rope tied on both wrists of the performer, spectator's as well but with hands behind him, plastic ring is linked onto spectator's rope, then also his own rope then only performer's rope, see also p. 513 see also "Release!" (1952),
varied by "Three Rings" (Martin Gardner, 1972)
Vol. 7 No. 6 1972 511
Karl Fulves Babel Buffalo Convention, Tenkai's death, Kreskin, Eric Impy/Impey, Martin Gardner Vol. 7 No. 6 1972 512
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Dove Pan-Orama by Bruce Posgate
brief
Vol. 7 No. 6 1972 512
David Gale & Richard Karp The Well-Taught Deck dealing five poker hands, the hands come out in ascending order at third deal, see also p. 550 for comment by J. G. Thompson Jr. see also "The Non-Messing-Up Theorem" (booklet, Gale & Karp) Vol. 7 No. 6 1972 513
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam Dalal see also "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson) Vol. 7 No. 6 1972 514
Frank Thompson Chink-A-Chink credit information, bottle caps, without crossing of hands Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 515
Karl Fulves Babel Henry Christ's death, Kreskin, Mark Wilson's "Magic Circus" Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 516
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Unknown Influence by J. Stewart Smith
brief
Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 516
Unknown Color-Vision Extra method variation Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 516
Martin Gardner Three Rings red, white and blue ring on rope that is tied to performer's wrists, order of rings change inspired by "Psychic Ring" (Theodore Annemann, 1972) Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 517
Roy Walton Simple Math pseudo math presentation to spell to selection which also reversed itself Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 517
Dr. Jacob Daley Quick Bet spectator initials back of high card, performer of low card, signatures transpose Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 520
Tom Sellers Want Ad Test apparently contents of newspaper ads memorized (Stanley Jaks presentation), see also p. 565 see also "An Advertisement Trick" (Tom Sellers, 1931) Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 520
Gene Nielsen & James G. Thompson Jr. & Bruce Arnold & Bill Everett Etcetera Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 521
Peter Alexis* Foto Finish Vol. 7 No. 7 1972 522
Oscar Weigle Ring on Stick Vol. 7 No. 8 1972 523
Karl Fulves Babel Kreskin article from Canadian Star Weekly Vol. 7 No. 8 1972 524
Bill Fleischman* Fleischman's Djinn one of five quarters marked, marked one vanishes from hand and reappears in pocket with audible clink, then vanishes from there and travels back Vol. 7 No. 8 1972 525
Bill Logan More News newspaper folded and edges cut off, number counted to, Koran's binary newspaper
- The Folding Force
inspired by "News Test" (Edmund Rowland, 1971) Vol. 7 No. 8 1972 525
Steve Freeman & Bob Still & L. Vosburgh Lyons Etcetera Vol. 7 No. 8 1972 527
Unknown Downer down-under location from twenty card packet, only odd-colored card in one half Vol. 7 No. 8 1972 528
Wilfrid Jonson Swindles comedy patter about swindles, silk vanishes and reappears, paper fold vanish of coin with flash paper, coin reappears in orange, borrowed watch vanishes and does not reappear with gag, see also p. 565 and p. 585 inspired by a monologue by G. W. Hunter in an early Wizard or Magic Wand issue,
also published as "Swindles" (Thayer's Trick Of The Month Club, Series 2, No. 10, April 1933)
Vol. 7 No. 8 1972 529
Larry Jennings Bottom Slip Cut in context of remember and forget routine
- Summary Of The Bottom Slip Cut
see also "(C) Cut To Lock" (Karl Fulves & Larry Jennings, 1980),
also published as "The Jennings Bottom Slip Cut" (Larry Jennings, 1975)
Vol. 7 No. 8 1972 530
Karl Fulves & Leslie P. Guest Bro. John Hamman, S. M. intro to Folio Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 532
Brother John Hamman Double Surprise Elevator Ace through Four of Spades in row on table, rise to top of packet, change to Hearts and the Spades cards are in three pockets and on chair of performer Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 532
Brother John Hamman Royal Gambol cards of a mediocre poker hand in row on table, some cards are exchanged, royal flush varied by "A Fine Hand" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1975) Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 533
Brother John Hamman The Double Deal Switch card is pulled from packet in right hand end grip onto deck Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 533
Brother John Hamman Ace-Sational four Aces, placed face-to-face with both hands, the change places when hands are pulled appart, change to queens in the end, stripped double facers inspired by "Hippity Hop Aces" ("Chic" Schoke, 1948 / 27),
see also "Wild All the Way" (Brother John Hamman, 1989)
Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 534
Brother John Hamman Out Of Print two selections on table turn blank on both sides as they are repeatably turn over and back to normal, same with full deck also published as "Out of Print" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 536
Unknown The Wild Card Switch Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 536
Brother John Hamman Hamman Surprise Ace through Four of Clubs turn face-down one by one, then both sides change color inspired by Mike Rogers effect,
also published as "Brother Hamman's Final Twist" (Brother John Hamman, 1989)
Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 537
Brother John Hamman Hamman's Escanio also published as "The Hamman Ascanio Spread" (Brother John Hamman & Arturo de Ascanio, 1989) Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 537
Unknown The Flushtration Move Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 538
Brother John Hamman New Hue two Fives on table, four Queens change to red-backed and all red Queens, then blue-backed and black Queens, then back to green, then orange also published as "New Hue" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 539
Brother John Hamman The Hamman 2-For-4 Count Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 539
Brother John Hamman Suit Yourself even suits match inspired by "Even Money Proposition" (Karl Fulves, 1969) Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 540
Brother John Hamman A Four-tunate Choice four Fours, two are freely chosen, they are odd-backed and the other Fours change to Queens also published as "Four-Tunate Choice" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 542
Francis Carlyle Paddle Move with Cards Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 542
Brother John Hamman Chinese Miracle location of two cards and their four-of-a-kind via spelling, rest of deck sorted into four-of-a-kind groups, impromptu, see also p. 684 see also "Gwynne's Speller" (Jack Gwynne, 1937),
also published as "The Chinese Miracle" (Brother John Hamman, 1989)
Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio 1972 543
Mike Rogers Elusive Sphere longer manipulative ball and silk combination in which ball repeatedly vanishes and reappears Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 545
Karl Fulves Babel Frank Garcia lecture, Bernard Taylor on British Ring I.B.M. convention, Tarbell Course anecdote Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 546
Karl Fulves (reviewer) ESP Session by Nick Trost
brief
Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 546
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Magnetrix by Theo Dore
brief
Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 546
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Magic That Moves Me by David Ginn
brief
Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 546
Roy Walton Duo Colors shuffled deck location, spectator has to count number of red cards in a dealt packet and count through the black cards in the rest of the deck to that number inspired by "The Odd Color" (Arthur Hill*, 1971) Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 547
Milton Kort Nielsen's Problem three balls and bowls in different colors, choice of ball and bowl predicted inspired by New Phoenix #397, p. 416,
also published as "Precognitive Cups & Balls" (Milton Kort & Don Nielsen, 1999)
Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 547
James G. Thompson Jr. & "Eddie" Cowles Etcetera Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 550
Unknown Change-Over Palm with ball and silk Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 551
Robert (Bob) Hess* The 13th Card prediction under magazine matches thirteenth card after free spectator cut Vol. 7 No. 9 1972 552
James G. Thompson Jr. Think-A-Word cards with words, one chosen, performer divines it by rattling off all letters, can get one "no" see also "Invisible Power" (Edward Bagshawe),
"History of the Scrabble Principle" (James G. Thompson Jr., 1973)
Vol. 7 No. 10 1972 553
Mike Morhman* Twice Wrong two decks, two times the cards the performer and magician choose do not match, then suddenly they do Vol. 7 No. 10 1972 554
Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin Two Hats two coins travel from one hat to another, with sound illusion when coins are dropped in one hat but apparently in the other Vol. 7 No. 10 1972 555
William P. Miesel Card to Pocket solution to third Hofzinser Problem, transposition of card with pocketed card, three phases Vol. 7 No. 10 1972 555
Unknown Riffle Force to break Vol. 7 No. 10 1972 555
Karl Fulves The Second Roy Walton Issue (Vol. 2 No. 4 was the first one) Vol. 7 No. 11 1972 557
Karl Fulves Babel Mike Rogers, Charlie Miller, Mark Stone failed on Carson Show Vol. 7 No. 11 1972 558
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Double Feature by Sid Lorraine
brief
Vol. 7 No. 11 1972 558
Roy Walton Ambitious 1-2-3-4 ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selection, see p. 608 for comment by Walton, see p. 640 for get-into by Robin Robertson inspired by "Ambitious Card" (Al Baker, 1971),
see also "Ambitious 1-2-3-4" (Roy Walton & Dai Vernon & Al Baker, 1998),
also published as "Ambitious 1-2-3-4" (Roy Walton, 1975)
Vol. 7 No. 11 1972 559
Roy Walton Long Shot four spectators select the only red cards from about half the deck Vol. 7 No. 11 1972 560
Roy Walton Twister two six-card packets (one red and one black) on table, spectator moves one over from one packet to the other, located, six red cards change to black Vol. 7 No. 11 1972 561
Roy Walton The N.C. Game betting game with 4x4 checkerboard and cover cards that cover all except one square, performer always wins, see p. 608 for correction inspired by "Checkerboard Game" (Gene Finnell, 1971) Vol. 7 No. 11 1972 562
Ken Beale Ring Sation two rings on string, one comes off, originally published by Lou Tannen, with variation:
- The Hard Way
see also p. 565 for background information, see p. 608 for comment by Paul Brian
see also Martin Gardner's variation on the principle in Ibidem #18,
"Axis Cut" (Wilbur T. Kattner, 1943)
Vol. 7 No. 12 1972 563
Karl Fulves Babel Bruce Elliott's card accident, 26th All-Day Magic Convention, puzzle from Playboy about perspective (solution on p. 582) Vol. 7 No. 12 1972 564
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Tricks And Treats by Dr. Ben B. Braude
brief
Vol. 7 No. 12 1972 564
Jerry K. Hartman Caught in the Middle inspired by "A.E.-I.O.U." (Sam Schwartz, 1972) Vol. 7 No. 12 1972 565
Ben Christopher* Unlimited Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King
- Impromptu Method
see also "Unmix Problem" (Karl Fulves, 1980),
varied by "Impromptu Unlimited" (Francis Haxton, 1973),
"Impromptu Unlimited" (Jack Avis, 1973),
"Impromptu Elevator" (Derek Dingle, 1973)
Vol. 7 No. 12 1972 567
Sam Leo Horowitz Reverse Count Switch see also Greater Magic Vol. 7 No. 12 1972 567
George Blake Elusive Lady two Jokers and a Queen, Joker and Queen transposes Vol. 7 No. 12 1972 568
J. W. Sarles A Coin Switch table edge, suggestions with magnetic or hook coin in "Added Notes", see also p. 679 for reference see also "The Portcullis Coin Switch" (Abra #803),
varied by "Nielsen's Idea" (Don Nielsen, 1972)
Vol. 8 No. 1 1972 569
Karl Fulves Babel Wong Chun Lan, Steve Martin, Francis Marshall falls down stairs, Larry Arcuri cartoon Vol. 8 No. 1 1972 570
Karl Fulves Computer cards spelled out, the deck is always wrong, color-changing back kicker inspired by "Master Deck" (Frank Thompson),
"Infernal Machine" (Robert E. Neale, 1970)
Vol. 8 No. 1 1972 570
Karl Fulves Sum Spell performer and spectator write numbers on each side of a business card, those numbers are later spelled (!) to find a selection Vol. 8 No. 1 1972 571
Don Nielsen Nielsen's Idea Sarles move as loading move under card inspired by "A Coin Switch" (J. W. Sarles, 1972) Vol. 8 No. 1 1972 572
Karl Fulves Okito Problem two silver coins in box, copper coin penetrates to between the silver coins, posed as problem see also "Silver Trap" (Peter Alexis*, 1972) Vol. 8 No. 1 1972 572
Bob Stencel Cannibal Cards two cards vanish between the four cannibals, see p. 608 for correction inspired by "The Cannibals and the Missionaries" (Alex Elmsley) Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 573
John Fowles The Prince And The Magician reprinted story also published as "The Magus", Chapter 65 Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 574
Roy Walton Informer four quarters on table with an unknown indicator card in front of each, spectator cuts off a pile of each quarter, the indicator cards predict how many cards have been cut off of each pile, in second phase two poker hands are constructed from two piles Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 575
Peter Alexis* Okito Ideas - Simplex Turnover Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 575
Peter Alexis* Silver Trap copper coin sandwiched between silver coins in box, copper coin penetrates and falls out, then back in again between silver coins see also "Okito Problem" (Karl Fulves, 1972),
"Silver Trap II" (Peter Alexis*, 1973),
varied by "Okito Box Notes 4" (Marvin Johnson, 1973)
Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 576
Bill Logan Perfect Packet Spell spectator removes a couple of number cards, performer arranges them instantly so they spell out in wanted order one by one Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 576
Unknown Breakless Biddle Steal Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 577
Bob Stencel The Ditch Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 578
Bob Stencel Counting Four as Five see also "Four As Five" (Karl Fulves, 1973) Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 578
Sam Lloyd The Missing Digit spectator form two numbers from all ten digits, adds them and removes one digit from answer which the performer divines, from a Dover collection edited by Martin Gardner Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 578
Larry Jennings Two Placement Cuts - The First Cut
- The Second Cut
see also "Calculated Cut" (Ben Christopher*, 1972) Vol. 8 No. 2 1972 580
Derek Dingle Coins Thru Table four coins
- The First Coin (after Thompson Jr.)
- The Second Coin
- The Third Coin (after Vernon)
- The Last Coin
- Alternate Handling of the First Coin
- Second Alternate Handling
see also p. 625 and p. 711
inspired by "Kangaroo Coins" (Dai Vernon, 1946),
"Presto - The Coins Through the Table" (James G. Thompson Jr., 1956),
varied by "Direct Lap" (Karl Fulves & Derek Dingle, 1974)
Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 581
Karl Fulves Babel Lin Searles shot in magic shop, newspaper clipping, on Lin (Lynn) Searles Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 582
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Stage Illusions by Burling Hull
brief
Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 582
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Master Mentalist by Richard Rightmire
brief
Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 582
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Straight Line Mysteries by Arthur Setterington
brief
Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 582
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Doorway To Delusion by Paul Siegel
brief
Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 582
Peter Alexis* Silver Trap II "Okito Notes Part 2", two silver coins in box, copper coin penetrates to between the silver coins see also "Silver Trap" (Peter Alexis*, 1972) Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 583
Peter Alexis* Copper Ghost silver coin in box, copper coin touched on box and heard inside, but is not there, invisible copper coin again penetrates box, is heard to fall inside and then is really there, see also p. 618 Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 583
Peter Alexis* Classic Palm Load as lid is picked up, classic palmed coin is dropped in box Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 583
Peter Alexis* Unloading Techniques - First Method
- Second Method
see also p. 618
Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 584
Sid Lorraine Just Chance - Credit Information see also "Just Chance" (Tom Harris, 1971) Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 585
Karl Fulves Coins Thru Table shout out for Roger Klause's routine see also "Coins For Connoisseurs" (Roger Klause, 1967) Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 585
James G. Thompson Jr. Holding Back a Coin see also "Holding Back a Coin" (James G. Thompson Jr., 1956) Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 586
Derek Dingle Propelled Coin Lap fourth finger shoots coin into lap Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 586
Derek Dingle Han Ping Chien coins held in spread, one lapped followed by Han Ping Chien see also "The Han Ping Chien" (Gary Kurtz, 1991) Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 587
Karl Fulves Voodoo Cards three numbered cards used for routine
- The Even Money Match
- Blind Match
- Another Bet
- Number Divination
- Test Conditions
Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 588
Al Mann Delphic Dominoes featuring envelope with four compartments that can deliver one of twelve predictions, here used with pictures of dominoes Vol. 8 No. 3 1973 590
Sam Randlett Bob Neale Issue issue intro Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 591
Karl Fulves Babel Walter Gibson, Kreskin, Dick Zimmerman's Linking Rings, Uri Geller, Robert Nelson's death, Maurice Fogel Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 592
Robert E. Neale End Game three objects moved according to instructions, outcome predicted
- History
- The Children's Game (Rock Paper Scissors)
- The System
- A Variation
- Two Betting Games
- Addendum
- The Second Game (with cube/die)
- The Election Game
Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 593
Robert E. Neale Fold, Cut, and Fail pre-folded paper square with sixteen digits in two colors, folded and cut, all digits of one color except chosen one is in one pile
- Part One
- Part Two
- Part Three
- Final Notes
Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 595
Robert E. Neale New Hunter Knot never-letting-go-knot, string Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 597
Karl Fulves Book Shelf new column for reviews Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 599
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Dictionary of Mentalism by Burling Hull Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 599
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Second Time Around by Roy Johnson Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 599
Robert E. Neale Number Hummer four cards mixed face up face down by spectator, values of face up cards divined or predicted inspired by "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring),
"Toddler" (Philip T. Goldstein & Robert E. Neale, 1989),
see also "Hummer - 4" (Charles Hudson, 1972)
Vol. 8 No. 4 1973 600
Harvey Rosenthal Ring Off see p. 608 for comment inspired by "Ring" (Ray Grismer, Genii, May 1971) Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 601
Karl Fulves Babel Jean Dixon's prediction, Derek Dingle, Martin Gardner's fiction book "The Flight of Peter Fromm", Jerry Fulton Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 602
Karl Fulves Die Problem rolling die and mentalist knows number, posed as problem, electronics Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 602
J. W. Sarles Coin Problem any coin placed in matchbox, performer divines the type of coin, posed as problem, "Exotic methods like radioactive daub are to be shunned." Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 602
Cy Keller Telephone Card Divination automatic number is called and selection named, gag see also "Telephone Card Divination II" (Cy Keller, 1973) Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 602
Carl Newton Inspiration from the French two cards selected from ten-card packet, cards in row on card stand and a piece of tissue in front of each, tissue touched with cigarette, bright flashes at selections see also "Message from Hades" (Jack Avis, 1954 / 27) Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 603
Ben Christopher* Spello sentence spelled to arrive at selected card, featuring simple placement Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 603
Karl Fulves Retrospective new column featuring tricks from hard-to-get sources Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 606
Alex Elmsley Twister puzzle about twisted wide rubber band Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 606
Alex Elmsley Between Your Palms card between spectator's palm turns out to be a later signed selection, using stranger card Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 606
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal also published as "Melbourne" (Alex Elmsley, 1953) Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 607
Mike Rogers & Sam Dalal & Paul Brian Etcetera Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 608
Sam Dalal Disappearing Ink Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 608
Eric F. Impey Impromptu Rope Cut variation of Hindoo Turban effect, from 1929 Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 609
Derek Dingle Impromptu Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King, see also p. 728 for comment by John Holland inspired by "Unlimited Elevator" (Ben Christopher*, 1972),
see also "Biddle Count Switch" (Karl Fulves, 1975)
Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 610
Unknown One-Handed Step Break Vol. 8 No. 5 1973 610
Oscar Pladek A Modern Chinese Marvel "two in the hand, one in the pocket" routine, credit information on the plot, with pop-up move, five phases see also "Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel" (Oscar Pladek, 1973),
"On the Roll-Up Move" (Edward Marlo, 1973),
"Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel" (Herb Zarrow & John E. Mintz, 1974),
"Reference Shelf - A Modern Chinese Marvel" (Edward Marlo, 1974)
Vol. 8 No. 6 1973 611
Karl Fulves Babel Uri Geller, Randi, psychics, Edgar Mitchell Vol. 8 No. 6 1973 612
Stanley Collins Whisper Word two sets of word cards, one word chosen by one and five words by another spectator, performer finds out the word by first spectator, using words that spell differently but sound alike Vol. 8 No. 6 1973 613
Jay Ose & Gerald Kosky Your Favorite Ace named ace produced with four different procedures Vol. 8 No. 6 1973 613
Sam Schwartz Noah's Friends three cards find their mates Vol. 8 No. 6 1973 617
Karl Fulves Okito Notes Part Three intro Vol. 8 No. 6 1973 618
Alan Brown* Ritual Coin dime covered with dollar bill, card and copper coin, the dime vanishes, dime appears under copper coin in Okito box, using coin attached to bill with Monofilament/thread Vol. 8 No. 6 1973 618
Horace E. Bennett Ghost Knot knot while the spectator holds both ends, in the end the rope is linked to performer's buttonhole inspired by "Secret of Gordius" (John Benzais, The New Jinx #58) Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 619
Karl Fulves Babel Wonderama, Charlie Miller Notebook, Laser Beam routine, George Daily, Richard Leavitt walking on fire Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 620
Karl Fulves New Shell Gaff shell with disc inside that can be shown from both sides, idea see also "Disc Gaff" (Karl Fulves, 1973) Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 620
Ray Grismer Mind Ray spectator deals card on table according to some instructions Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 620
Alan Brown* Sealed Future ESP deck (or five-way forcing deck) shuffled and put in glass, card counted off deck until stopped, card predicted Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 621
Stanley Collins A Flourish two balls moved around between the fingers, suggested with coins by Fulves Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 623
Unknown Slip Cut Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 623
Karl Fulves Etcetera anonymous letter about what kind of card magic should be published and commentary by Fulves Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 624
Robert (Bob) Hess* Focal Point one of ten cards, OOSOOM inspired by Hull's "Mental Discernment" Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 625
James G. Thompson Jr. History of the Scrabble Principle see also "Think-A-Word" (James G. Thompson Jr., 1972) Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 625
Frederick Braue One Pack Triple Do spectator and performer have half the deck each, three cards taken out by each, they match, two handlings inspired by "Miracle Do As I Do" (Warren Wiersbe, 1946) Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 626
Frederick Braue Ambitious Variation Vol. 8 No. 7 1973 626
Tenkai Ishida Tenkai's Copper-Silver Daley Notebook #477 Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 627
Karl Fulves Babel Tony Curtis, Mark Wilson, Mike Skinner, Amirillo Slim, Kennie Kingston, "Laser Beam" effect Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 628
Morty Rudnick Impromptu Mis-Indexed Bill ten-dollar bill with hundred-dollar index see also "Slow Motion Bill Transposition" (U. F. Grant, 1943 / 27) Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 628
Karl Fulves Disc Gaff see also "New Shell Gaff" (Karl Fulves, 1973) Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 628
Francis J. Baker* Alpha Card Act - First Trick (spectator choses card from one deck, performer from another, they match)
- Second Trick (spectator initials card on back, performer the Three of Hearts on face, but later the Nine of Hearts is initialed on face and on back)
- Third Trick (two cards reversed in two decks match)
Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 629
Roy Walton Color Flite a card from red and blue deck are chosen, jokers pushed in deck of other color, they're supposed to be next to selections, but change in actual selections inspired by "A Card in Hand" (Theodore Annemann, 1940) Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 632
Bill Fleischman* Polaroid Problem coin with secret slot Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 633
Karl Fulves Sliding Shell shell with half the rim removed Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 633
Robert E. Neale The Two Guns square with nine sections, two miniature guns moved according to instructions end up in predicted section Vol. 8 No. 8 1973 634
Horace Goldin & Frank Garcia Horace Goldin's Cup & Ball Move ball vanishes when two cups are banged together with ball between them, see also p. 815 for comment by Roger Crabtree see also "Cup Chop" (Pete Biro, 1974) Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 635
Karl Fulves Babel Jerry Boker Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 636
Cy Keller Telephone Card Divination II more details on the gag see also "Telephone Card Divination" (Cy Keller, 1973) Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 636
Mitchell Dyszel Spirit Shot full shot glass covered with hand and it is empty when hand is removed Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 636
Charles Ostin* Trance Slate sliding slate used for a word divination by spectator Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 637
Allan Slaight Top Twenty Poker, Gin, Blackjack combination Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 637
J. A. Lindon Shed another Tear paper with text torn and one half destroyed, other half reads as a coherent text, repeated, two examples, see also p. 758 for comment by Sam Dalal Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 638
J. A. Lindon A Poem palindromic poems in which the sentences mirror, not the letters
- Doppelgänger
Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 639
Robin Robertson Etcetera Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 640
Karl Fulves Cup & Ball Technique - Cup & Ball Opener
three balls placed under three cups gather under one cup, no extra ball
Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 641
John Cornelius Metamorphosis tabled coin changes by waving over it with the hands, see also p. 728 for comment by Bob Bruning varied by "K.I.X." (Paul Gertner, 1994) Vol. 8 No. 9 1973 642
Martin Gardner King James Version book test using two dice and unfaked King James bible, two presentations, see also p. 648 Vol. 8 No. 10 1973 643
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