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Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained 1876 Modern Magic 50
Unknown The Cards Revealed by the Looking-Glass joke 1876 Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Guess, by the aid of a Passage of Poetry or Prose, such one of Sixteen Cards as, in the Performer's Absence, has been Touched or Selected by the Company verbal code 1876 Modern Magic 56
Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins 1876 Modern Magic 57
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck 1889 Tricks with Cards 58
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked 1889 Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained 1889 Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation 1889 Tricks with Cards 93
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack 1889 Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead 1889 Tricks with Cards 127
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found 1889 Tricks with Cards 129
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack 1890 More Magic 27
Unknown Practical Illustrations - top cards named after cut
- spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
1890 More Magic 75
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck 1890 More Magic 81
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck 1890 More Magic 84
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code 1890 More Magic 242
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer spectator stabs knife into shuffled deck, performer names card, bottom card slipped into position 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 28
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Einzig unfehlbare Manier, um vom Publikum gemerkte Karten zu erraten strange force of fourth card from top 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 29
Unknown Nennen zweier Karten deck cut in two piles, performer names top two cards 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 43
Unknown Nennen mehrerer gezogener Karten cards chosen, then deck switched and cards returned, cards identified because they are twice in deck or because one deck is short 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Nennen der obersten Karte im Spiel performer names top card of shuffled deck multiple times 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Die von drei Personen gedachten Karten erraten zu können three spectators each think of one of three cards, performer divines them 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 48
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Hellseher several spectators chose cards and seal them in envelopes, performer divines the cards inside, marked envelopes see also "X Rays" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown Der mysteriöse Kartenkreis card chosen from clock dial layout with counting procedure 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Thought Foretold deck divided in four piles, one chose, all cards divined and predicted 1897 New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown X Rays cards in envelopes are divined, two methods, envelopes marked visually or haptically see also "Der Hellseher" (Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, 1896) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 144
Unknown The Mysterious Hat two cards are divined and then travel into hat 1897 New Era Card Tricks 190
Unknown Mystic Divination pile of card selected and pocketed by spectator, cards are divined by performer 1897 New Era Card Tricks 191
L. Graham Lewis To Tell the Card at which any Members of the Audience May Cut a Pack people cut off small piles, bottom cards divined, stack 1902 The Modern Conjurer 67
Unknown Clairvoyance with Cards - First Method spectator touches card in fanned-out deck, performer instantly names it 1909 The Art of Magic 165
Theodore DeLand Third Method deck shuffled by spectators and several remove a card, they're replaced and divined, index with hole throughout deck (x-ray deck) 1909 The Art of Magic 166
Al Baker Al Baker's Mind-Reading Card Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets 1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript") 474
Charles T. Jordan The Assistance Card Trick follow up to last trick, card is selected and put in pocket, performer goes through the cards once and knows the missing one, clocking mod 13 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 11
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 22
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Card Reader some hands dealt and performer knows cards in one of them, riffle stacking from bottom see also "Impromptu Card Reader" (Charles T. Jordan, 1984) 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects") 30
Charles T. Jordan The Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects") 35
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects") 35
Oswald Rae Rae's Ten-Card Trick spectator removes ten cards and selects one, performer puts cards in pocket and removes selection, duplicates 1928 Sub Rosa 1
Oswald Rae Psycho-Analysis performer divines card and thought of name of a spectator by holding his wrist, then spectator divines thought of card from spectator 1928 Sub Rosa 77
Laurie Ireland Thought Reading Extraordinary spectator cuts to any card, performer reads mind from distance, estimation & memorized deck 1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Theodore Annemann Psychic Sympathy two decks, spectator cuts his deck and looks at one, performer removes same card from his deck, trick is repeated. Two methods 1931 The Book Without A Name 27
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards 1931 The Book Without A Name 35
Theodore Annemann Find the Lady a queen and four aces are put in five envelopes, performer finds envelope with odd card 1931 The Book Without A Name 41
Al Baker Mind Reading Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets 1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Pack") 483
Al Baker The Impossible Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches varied by "Baker's Impossible Discovery - FB Improvement" (Frederick Braue, 1985) 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Book") 83
Victor Farelli & Dr. Herschell The Floating Image afterimage as presentation to divine several cards 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 104
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card! selection is divined via two cards behind back (suit, value), cyclical stack, see page 99 for improvement by Meyer 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Theodore Annemann A Real Psychic Card Test stacked deck and slates varied by "Controlled Thot" (E. Leslie May, 1969) 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Tom Sellers Card Divination spectator puts cards in pockets, performer divines selection from those 1934 Card Tricks That Work 5
Tom Sellers A Trick with the Si Stebbins Pack selection divined by two cards (suit and value) 1934 Card Tricks That Work 6
Theodore Annemann The Guessing Contest performer and spectator write a card on a slip of paper and try to find the others card, while the spectator cannot find the card in ten attempts, the performer hits on the first card varied by "A Test of Power" (Eddie Clever & Theodore Annemann, 1936) 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 18
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing see also "Another Sympathetic Mystery" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 26
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins see also "Your Card" (Orville Wayne Meyer, 1937) 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 30
Theodore Annemann A Daffy Discovery pocketed card is revealed through other cards, optional forcing bank 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1935") 46
Theodore Annemann Par-Optic Vision cards pocketed by spectator are divined one by one, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1935") 48
Louis Lam Would you Believe it? freely selected and replaced card is instantly named, then reverses itself 1935 Would You Believe It? 8
Unknown The Key Card Principle - An Example of Presentation varied by "Hugard's Example of Presentation" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 9
Unknown The Three Heaps spectator cuts deck in three piles, three top cards are divined, repeat 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown The Trio three cards divined, no-touch confusion force 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown A Card and a Number naming name and position of selection, key card 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 11
Unknown The Count Down card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown An Envelope Mystery forced cards put in envelopes with punch marks, including "A Variation" 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 14
Unknown Clairvoyant Reading of Several Cards naming packet of cards through handkerchief 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown A Startling Experiment naming missing card 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Novel Card Reading removed card behind back named, glimpsing palmed key card 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Forcing Decks 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 25
Unknown The Impression or Carbon System two methods 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 26
Unknown The Mirror Principle 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 28
Theodore Annemann The New Double Telepathy Routine uses the box from Mental Masterpiece + Index, spectator and performer think of a card and try to guess the card of the other 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 7
Wm. Hewitt Coincidence spectator shuffles deck and cuts to a card, same card is removed by performer from another deck, card shiner 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 11
Theodore Annemann Get It! deck is handed to three spectators in the dark, everyone selects a card and when the light is on again, performer reveals all three cards 1935 Mental Bargain Effects 15
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details reference inspired by "Another Stop!" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Theodore Annemann & Al Baker A Version of the Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
John Braun & Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases fair selection is found in second deck, set-up 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 158
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear see also "Center-Tear" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1981) 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 165
Theodore Annemann A Simplified Five Card Problem Variation combining "A Simplified Five Card Problem" (Genii November 1936) with card silk 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 166
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position see also "Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon, 1997),
varied by "Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon & Frederick Braue, 1985)
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Victor Farelli Controlled Coincidence Magician divines mental selection by using two cards - one denoting suit and one denoting value 1936 "Lend Me Your Pack" 40
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Court Card four cards in a row, spectator turns one end for end, performer knows which one 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 18
Walter B. Gibson The Sagacious Joker four spectators pocket a card each, the joker is tapped against pocket and performer knows the cards, four methods 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 19
Dr. James William Elliott The Trio simple no-touch force for any number of cards 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 20
Glenn G. Gravatt Card Detectives spectator pockets two cards and performer divines them, basically a bold force 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 22
Ladson Butler The Whispering Queen deck is shuffled and dealt in 4 heaps, bottom cards divined 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 24
Theodore Annemann Find The Queen four aces and a queen sealed in 5 envelopes and mixed, performer locates queen 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Unknown Coincidence Again card with mirror foil on the corner to glimpse spectator's selection 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Glenn G. Gravatt Mental Vision four cards chosen and divined, pencil dot card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Unknown The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Unknown Instant Mindreading 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Unknown In the Dark divining card through handkerchief 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 169
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mindreading stacked deck mailed to friend with selection procedure, crib sheet at home 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 174
Charles T. Jordan The Magi's Detection card counting to divine missing selection, keeping track of values and also suits see also "An Amazing Memory" (J. W. Sarles & John Scarne, 1982) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 183
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical see also "Necromantic Calculation" (Rolland Hamblen, 1937),
"Royal Card Discovery" (1941 / 27),
"Affinities" (Dai Vernon, 1988)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursor 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan Odd or Even spectator pockets any card of a chosen suit, gray code applied to odd-even in one suit 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins see also "Your Card" (Orville Wayne Meyer, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Charles T. Jordan Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Charles T. Jordan Psycholia cards are chosen in different room and order is read aloud, card divined, secret second stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 209
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing see also "Another Sympathetic Mystery" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer varied by "Trackinback" (Karl Fulves, 1983) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Theodore Annemann Psychic Card Test dressed up simple divination with two slates 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Si Stebbins Mediumistic Stunt No. 2 several cards are divined, stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 233
Unknown Telepathic Control after shuffling and cutting, spectator deals deck in four piles, performer knows top cards 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 240
Unknown Simple Effects 1. selection is divined, svengali deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 246
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 4. basic application 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown Card Divination stripper deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Unknown A Divination Effect pocketed cards are named, stripper deck and full deck stack 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Al Baker Impossible Card Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Theodore Annemann The Mentalist's Card Staggerer one of five is divined, duplicates 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 285
Unknown Card X medium names cards while blindfolded 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 291
Theodore Annemann Get it in the Dark three cards chosen in dark room are divined, three forcing decks 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Charles T. Jordan The Whispering Envelope card placed in envelope is divined, see-through envelope for only black cards 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Unknown Great Psychic Card Feat spectator marks card behind deck, divined, dummy pencil (Tom Sellers) see also "GPCF Card-to-Wallet" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1974) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Unknown Stereotyped - Reading the Cards index on card is traced with ink that leaves an imprint on finger 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 306
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Howard Albright Tuned Minds word written on playing card is divined 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Theodore Annemann Two Card Slate Prophecy two cards divined and written on slates, stacked deck and forcing deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 348
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards memorized deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1936/37") 177
Theodore Annemann Mind or Muscle two cards located in spread, third card named, stacked deck and forcing deck 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
John Goodrum Si Stebbins Up The Sleeve selection behind back is divined 1937 You'd be Surprised 36
John Northern Hilliard Experiment in Mind Reading key and shiner 1938 Greater Magic 92
Unknown Reverse Order Location 1938 Greater Magic 101
S.S. Blodgett The Problem of the Four Aces four aces are pocketed by 4 spectators, performer divines them 1938 Greater Magic 136
George G. Kaplan A Brain Teaser card chosen behind back is divined, stacked deck 1938 Greater Magic 285
George G. Kaplan Modern Long Distance Mind Reading card put from one half into the other is located, clocking 1938 Greater Magic 286
Unknown One from Five 1 from 5 memorized card is chosen and located by touch see also "The Dummy Fan Force" (James Swain, 1999) 1938 Greater Magic 342
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 1 really blindfolded, short card 1938 Greater Magic 464
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra. New Version with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card 1938 Greater Magic 471
James Maxwell Prepared Carbon Card. A Mindreading Trick spectator thinks of card and writes it on piece of paper (carbon card) 1938 Greater Magic 492
Stewart Judah The Guessing Game two cards from two decks are put in pockets and divined 1938 Greater Magic 557
Theodore Annemann The Three Pellet Trick three cards written on billets are divined 1938 Greater Magic 894
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 331
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle 1939 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Effects 1, 2, and 3") 499
Louis Lam The El-El Telephone Test 1939 Be Deceived 5
Louis Lam Impossible deck distributed in thirteen envelopes, cards in chosen envelope divined 1939 Be Deceived 21
Oscar Weigle "Picture This - " performer knows order of picture cards in shuffled deck also published as "Picture This" (Oscar Weigle & Robert Parrish, 1997) 1939 Do That Again! 29
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card 1939 Do That Again! 30
Oscar Weigle The Triple Enigma spectator puts cards in pocket and remembers a card in rest of deck, performer divines card and number of pocketed cards, then locates card, short card 1939 Do That Again! 38
L. Vosburgh Lyons Mental Rescue two spectators have five cards each and exchange one, performer divines it 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 389
Audley Walsh Gnome Madness spectator pockets any card he likes while spreading through them, this one is found 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
The Great Merlini* Red-Vibro spectator puts any card in envelope, performer spreads second deck, it has one odd-backed card - the same as in the envelope 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 395
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal-Viso chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectator see also Dr. Haas' "Kristallschau" in "Magie" 1949, No. 4, p. 53. 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 404
Unknown The Penetrating Eye performer cuts deck in three piles an names top cards 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Dr. Richard Rowe Three Cards and a Bank Note (Bill) three selections & borrowed bill sealed in four envelopes, performer names card and serial number, all vanish and reappear in middle of deck, bill wrapped around the three cards, duplicates 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 43
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Walter B. Gibson Card Case Glimpse "Flap-Flap" card put in card case is glimpsed later 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 548
T. Nelson Downs Money Sense cards divined and 4 selected cards represent year of coin 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 551
Hen Fetsch In the Mind performer really blindfolded
- think stop with one selection
- think stop with three selections
- a chosen card is named
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 554
Harry Blackstone Triumph of the Triumvirate rapping hand divines which key opens lock and which card was selected 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 605
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy From Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cards 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 613
Allan Howell Merlin the Inscrutable pencil shavings in tissue paper "write" name of selection 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 104) 626
Verne Chesbro Percepto selection divined in impressive manner while spectator looks at cards in his own hands 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 109) 651
The Great Merlini* Behind the Eight Ball Effect #1: Top card changes into selection
Effect #2: Another selection comes to top
Effect #3: selection is stabbed to with another card
Effect #4: Magic Thrust
Effect #5: spectator seals card in envelope (glimpsed with alcohol)
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 673
Henry Hardin Hindu Dream cards in hat, shaken and top card removed four times 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 701
Chester Morris The Perfect Prisoner performer names cards, one then travels into previously examined glass frame 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 120) 703
Al Baker ACME Mind Reading Effect name of card written on paper, impression 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magical Ways and Means") 212
Theodore Annemann Time to Shine new deck opened, shuffled, put back, performer knows cards in order, whole in case and shiner 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 123) 716
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 775
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stacked 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Dr. William T. Palchinas Card Determined card selected via down-under-deal procedure is divined by performer, general rule 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 139) 788
Hen Fetsch The Card Knows three cards chosen and one pocketed, the other shuffled back, card with cat picture shown which whispers card in pocket and divines other two cards, stacked deck 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 140) 792
Vern Schoneck Cards Don't Lie card with question written on it is divined 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 795
Theodore Annemann Card Voice three spectators pocket cards, a snoopy card tells them to performer, based on Jordan's "The Sagacious Joker" 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 825
Unknown Sealed Card Mystery three cards in envelopes, one selected, two cards change to match 1941 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 199
Unknown Royal Card Discovery piles are made, card is divined, mathematical see also "Coincidence Extraordinary" (1937),
"Affinities" (Dai Vernon, 1988)
1941 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 217
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Transparent Cards performer stacks himself 3 aces and knows some cards (because they are apparently transparent) 1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 9
Wilbur T. Kattner Ry for Mystery preparing OOTW while performing 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 65
Theodore Annemann & Professor Hoffmann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are named see also "Outwaited" (Gerald Kosky, 1949),
also published as "It Goes Double" (Theodore Annemann, 1956)
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
Richard Himber Double Detection magician determines facing cards in a by a spectator faced deck varied by "Kissed and Divined (Improved)" (Nick Trost, 1997) 1942 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 205
Syl Reilly Ghostly Card in the Dark card image appears in dark room, luminous paint 1942 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 373
Tom Sellers Ace, King and a Pocket performer divines whether ace or king is in spectator's pocket 1943 Magical Mixture 26
Walter B. Gibson Pick Me Up number between 1 and 30 is named, an indicator card is inserted at that position and the card card named see also "The Power of Two" (Roy Walton, 2010),
"Binary Division" (Michael Weber, 2011)
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 169
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 47
Warren Wiersbe Delayed Discovery selection vanishes, performer then finds cards for color, suit, value of selection, selection reappears reversed 1944 Action with Cards 10
Franklin V. Taylor The Chinese Parrot two selected cards put in book, cards and content of the pages is divined also published as "The Chinese Parrot" (Franklin V. Taylor, 1956) 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 296
Charles Hopkins So That's the Way You Want It! card behind back, performer knows selected card 1945 My Best 16
Mystic Craig Four Ace Memory Test Mental force of an ace based on luck 1945 My Best 73
Val Evans Digivision card is selected behind the back, clever 1945 My Best 83
Hen Fetsch In the Mind reprint see also "In the Mind" (Hen Fetsch, 1940) 1945 My Best 84
Herman L. Weber Victoria psychological card force with percentage 1945 My Best 120
John Booth Egyptian X-Ray Scope cards with symbols, card is revealed with the aid of a mysterious tube, juiced deck 1945 My Best 221
Dr. H. Walter Grote Telepathy vs. Coincidence thought of card and unknown selected card is divined, written on paper 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 11
Robert A. Nelson Radar Pencil Mental Routine one of four card is picked up secretly, card is detected, radar pencil 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
Harlan Tarbell Postal Inspection card is placed in envelope and divined, peek envelope 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 30
Eddie Clever What You Can Do With Nelson's Thunderbolt Deck no explantation of the thunderbolt deck
1. i'll read your mind
2. the prophet again
3. direct my hand
4. master effect
5. "stop!""
6. three thinkers
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 56
John Hamilton Hamilton's Hoax! four cards are thrown into a book on different places, performer names page number and cards, svengali book 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 378
C. L. Boarde In His Hands spectator riffles cards himself and thinks of one, card is located 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 393
Arthur H. Buckley & Carmen D'Amico A Gambler's Aid Experiment No. 15 - featuring a tabled double lift 1946 Card Control 166
Warren Wiersbe Tattle-Tale Cards card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 22
Warren Wiersbe Up to Nine card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 23
Warren Wiersbe Super Spread Effect any four cards in spread turned over, then any other card in spread named 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 24
Warren Wiersbe Remote Control spectator makes some piles, face cards of all are divined by performer 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 26
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 27
C. L. Boarde 1001st Location card revelation, spectator does the crimp 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 104) 419
Herb Runge Shorty performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 454
J. B. Bobo Naming Top Card performer repeatedly knows top card after shuffle 1947 Watch This One! 24
Paul Ebling Behind His Back card chosen and returned behind performer's back, when he brings deck forward he instantly names card and it is reversed 1947 Watch This One! 45
Bruce Elliott One Hand Cop with whispering queens and reversing card to illustrate the move 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 493
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divined see also "One Down" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 500
Paul Curry Think of a Card also published as "3) The Mental Thinkier" (Paul Curry, 1985),
"Think of a Card" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
John Scarne Rapid Transit two decks, performer matches selection then both deck change back color 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 541
Herb Runge Formula cards are divined with a crystal ball, based on Mutus Nomen 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 546
Unknown Pulse Trick divination by performer and spectator 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 214
Unknown Round and Round down-under-deal 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 66
George G. Kaplan Out-of-the-Room Selection using the corner-short 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 42
Unknown Mind-Reading with Two Subjects two card location using the corner-short 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 46
Unknown Think corner-short and glimpse 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 153
Unknown Crystal Clairvoyance featuring a napkin force 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 179
Unknown Dial two cards are revealed over the phone 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 181
Unknown Information, Please! on the phone revelation with a stacked deck 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 182
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 1 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 193
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 2 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 194
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 3 three different categories 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 226
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Master Pack deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins arrangement 1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 7
Unknown To Read Three Freely Chosen Cards using double envelope 1948 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 178
Unknown The X-Ray Cards using cards with window 1948 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 200
Al Baker The Pulse of the People three cards 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Mental Magic") 334
Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Mental Magic") 337
Gerald Kosky Outwaited see also "It Goes Double" (Theodore Annemann & Professor Hoffmann, 1942) 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 750
Unknown The Reversed Card Spectator reverses any card in a row of five cards (end for end) while magician's back is turned, magician can tell which card is turned 1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
Unknown Sure Way to Find a Chosen Card Basic key card location of selection 1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 30
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mental Card Trick Image of card appears in crystal ball, which matches previously unseen pocketed card 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 15
Carmine Laino Behind the Back Card Trick Deck cut behind performer's back, card remembered at bottom of cut portion, performer divines identity 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 17
Paul Clive Egg a la Card Name of card appears on hard boiled egg after it is peeled 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 21
Al Baker & Dr. Ben B. Braude You Do as I Do (Using one pack of cards) Do As I Do, performer picks out spectator's card, asks spectator to take out similar card and is able to divine it 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 29
Russell Swann The Photographic Match Card is selected, match is lit and when extinguished, name of card appears on head of match 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 65
Cardini & Dai Vernon & Nate Leipzig & Francis Carlyle & Martin Gardner & John Scarne The Initials Will Tell Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil) 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 68
Ladson Butler The Whispering Card Card "whispers" name of three cards to performer 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 79
Harry Houdini & Alexander Herrmann & Dr. Jacob Daley & Sam Leo Horowitz Houdini's Double-Talk Card Trick Weird divination routine for up to ten people, each selecting two cards 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 101
Herb Runge & George Pearce & Ande Furlong Double Revelation Divine selection and number of pocketed cards 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 120
Royal Vale Heath Retrospecs card is held behind performer, who divines it, mathematical, see also p. 841, glasses sight gag, Fibonacci sequence 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 209) 834
Al Baker Double Thought two cards, clean, gaffed 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Pet Secrets") 411
Al Baker Long-Distance Telepathy marked 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Pet Secrets") 406
Al Baker Mental Discernment marked 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Pet Secrets") 405
Ormond McGill Transmitting Images of Playing Cards spectator look at a card and transmit it to the performer, who tries to guess it several times, no trick, esoteric 1951 Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 20
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele Teaser 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 244) 975
Bill Simon Telepathy spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined and written on a slate 1952 Effective Card Magic 104
Bill Simon Automatic Writing spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined by automatic writing, bottomless case 1952 Effective Card Magic 105
Theodore Annemann A Club or Stage Mental Number blindfolded, multiple card divination 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Theodore Annemann A Mediumistic Stunt sealed and thought of cards are divined 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Fred Fletcher The Circle or Pass the Cards ten people are standing in a circle, all are holding a playing card and while performer looks away, spectators can pass their cards along, divination of how many passes 1952 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 248) 992
Hal M. Greenberg Hal's Halucination numbers written on billets, performer tries to find selection and removes two cards, one for suit other for value, card is found at number on selected billet 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 252) 1006
Hen Fetsch & Cy Keller Mind Your Future! two decks, selection is divined and predicted 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 261) 1044
Edward Marlo The Whispering Queen card reversed by spectator is named 1953 The Cardician 151
Ted Danson The Seance Card Trick Mini card matching selection appears in previously empty matchbox 1953 "Come a little closer..." 27
Milbourne Christopher One Out of 52 several cards are written down, one is selected, performer divines the card 1954 More One Man Mental Magic 10
Clayton Rawson Rawson Card Reading peek box that can be shown from all sides 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 87
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Card Reading peek box that can be shown from all sides 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 89
Theodore Annemann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are named also published as "It Goes Double" (Theodore Annemann & Professor Hoffmann, 1942) 1956 The Best in Magic 102
Franklin V. Taylor The Chinese Parrot two selected cards put in book, cards and content of the pages is divined also published as "The Chinese Parrot" (Franklin V. Taylor, 1944) 1956 The Best in Magic 216
Edward Marlo It's Mathematical stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, two effects 1958 Faro Notes 40
Edward Marlo Faro Foolers: First Fooler as many cards as one likes, automatic placement 1958 Faro Notes 49
Tony Corinda (1) Any Card Called For 1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 35
Tony Corinda & Jon Tremaine & Alex Elmsley (1) Tapping Card Location spectator thinks of one of seven cards and taps the cards with a pencil, performer stops him when he taps the thought of card 1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 41
Tony Corinda (4) Clean Cut Card Trick Card is written on board and then divined 1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 42
Tony Corinda (1) The Stacked Deck eight kings, simple card divination 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 73
Tony Corinda Some More Tricks Using the Eight Kings Stack (a) Blackjack (Pontoon), winning deal for two people
(b) behind back top card is reversed in the deck, card divined
(c) three cards in pocket one is selected, fishing
varied by "A Simple Divination Effect" (Richard Osterlind, 1983) 1958 Mnemonics and Mental Systems 75
John V. Hope The Triple Sin three cards are divined, two decks 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 9) 13
J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 11) 13
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Mentalist's Pencil performer leaves the room and three cards are selected and hidden, all cards are divined 1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 20
Dr. Spencer Thornton Initial Psychometry three spectator select a card and sign their name on a paper, performer in other room looks at the names and divines the cards 1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 21
Dr. H. Walter Grote Master Mental Divination spectator and performer think of a card, performer places both in a glass, he divines card of spectator, then cards change places, duplicate 1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 21
Eddie Clever (d) The Card Test three cards are divined, and spectator is decribed 1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 25
Jack Shepherd The Second Seer performer divines two selected card from crystal ball, then thought of card is divined by spectator 1960 Magic of the Mind 46
Malcolm Davison You can tell Fortunes reading card trick, with kings kicker 1960 Magic of the Mind 51
Len Belcher Enclosed Thoughts five selection sealed in envelopes and one removed, performer knows all cards also missing one, gaffed envelope 1960 Magic of the Mind 79
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 1 selected card named and found in pocket 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 5
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 5 shuffled deck cut in three piles, performer always know fifth or so card from top, credit to Hatton&Plate 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 14
Al Mann A Mental Puzzle cards are put in a bag, spectator removes some, performer too and the rest is given to a second spectator, performer divines amount of red and black cards each spectator is holding see also "Nelson's Impromptu Change Bag" (Robert A. Nelson, 1945),
"One Thousand Skulls" (Al Mann, 1982)
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 26
Alan Milan Long Distance Telephone Test selection is divined 1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 72
Alex Elmsley No Looking two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named, see also Brownwaves 1962 Close-up Card Magic 72
Harry Lorayne Tell My Fortune card and word are divined (center tear) 1962 Close-up Card Magic 104
Nate Leipzig & Dai Vernon Card by Thought behind back, peeked card is reversed and placed under top card 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 191
Harry Lorayne Red & Black Fantasy spectator pockets some red and black cards, performer divines how many varied by "Colors Revealed" (Rick Johnsson & Harry Lorayne & Walter Rollins, 1969),
"Colors Revealed" (Rick Johnsson & Walter Rollins & Harry Lorayne, 1973)
1964 Personal Secrets 11
Edward Marlo Impromptu Peek Deck stay stack, secret incomplete faro condition 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 35
Edward Marlo The Marlo Peek Deck marked deck, memorized deck 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 41
Al Leech A Divination two Cards tell value and suit see also "The Spectator Does a Trick" (Al Leech, 1959) 1965 Super Card Man Stuff 22
Peter Alexis* Dark Vision four cards selected, one put in envelope rest shuffle back, all divined in other room, fair conditions, secret deck switch, deck top-edgemarked with line during performance, see also p. 864 for comment by J. G. Thompson see also p. 35 for comment by Bob Hemple 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 17
Karl Fulves Covenant Ace, 2 and 3 are shuffled and distributed amongst three spectators, performer divines who has which card 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 23
Jack Avis Sensitive Fingers naming card when feeling them behind back, then cards on either side of a selection varied by "Sensitive Fingers" (Roy Johnson, 1970) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 38
Al Koran Nap Hand Deal cards played with three spectators, performer is away (blindfolded) and gives correct playing decisions 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 81
John Ackerman Dichotomy Follow-Up performer names spade card which spectator put in his pocket, marked faces inspired by "Dichotomy" (J. W. Sarles, 1967) 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 104
James G. Thompson Jr. & Ned Rutledge Las Vegas Eyes cards apparently marked, several times a card is selected and divined, eventually a card is put face up in the deck and cards named above and below, marking is seen with sunglasses 1967 Between Two Minds 12
James G. Thompson Jr. Fabric Fantasy three thought of cards are removed and put under a handkerchief, performer divines all three, edgemarked deck 1967 Between Two Minds 24
Ned Rutledge Mr. Know-It-All cards are removed and pushed back in the deck or in spectator's pocket, performer divines amount of moved cards and also the name of the cards, edgemarked 1967 Between Two Minds 28
Roger Klause Miko Revisited in course of divination a half dollar is produced under card ("3 and a half") 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 51
Karl Fulves The Self-Correcting Set-up properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order 1968 Epilogue (Issue 3) 19
Karl Fulves Four Sided Triangle "Cards & Dice", three cards selected behind back according to roll of three dice, 2 located and one divined 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 152
Theodore Annemann The Pellet Trick from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
(Instructions by Frank Lane), 3 spectators select and think of cards and write them on pellets, performer divines them all
1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 161
Frank Lane The Pellet Trick three cards chosen and written on pellets, performer divines them 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 161
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards, see also p. 728 for comment, p. 840 for comment by Jerry Fulton see also "In Case" (Karl Fulves, 2004),
"Shift Left" (Karl Fulves, 2004),
varied by "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves & Charles Hudson, 1968),
"ESP + Math + Thompson" (James G. Thompson Jr., 1973),
"Calling the Hands" (Nick Trost, 1997)
1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 162
Karl Fulves & Charles Hudson ESP + Math non ESP-version, cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards inspired by "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 178
James G. Thompson Jr. Cards & Pellets "A Treatise" - Some Basic Moves 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 183
James G. Thompson Jr. Some History on Cards & Pellets effects, starting in 1920 see also reference by F. I. Geohegan on p. 230 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 184
James G. Thompson Jr. Some Analysis of Cards & Pellets 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 185
James G. Thompson Jr. Cards & Pellets - Some Early Original Routines three cards written on billets divined, four methods and some further references and ideas 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 192
James G. Thompson Jr. Cards & Pellets - Finale further remarks on the Three Pellet Trick, cards written on billets are divined 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 198
Peter Alexis* Triple Telepathy two spectators write word on face-up deuces in deck, "ghostlike piece of paper" appears in almost dark room from cased deck, performer divines words 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2) 231
Pavano Omega any card divined because of mirror foil on back of joker 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 28
Paul Swinford Four of a Mind spectator thinks of a value and removes card of that value from half the deck, performer divines it, repeat, do as i do finale see also "Four of a kind" (Dai Vernon, 1959) 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 59
Edward Marlo X-Ray Deck Handling handling ideas for an x-ray deck (half the cards have a hole at the index corner to glimpse inserted card) 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 182
Karl Fulves Gray Stak combining gray code and stay stack in a deck with eight cards, in the application a selection is divined, see also Addenda on page 60, for sixteen- and 32-Card Arrangements see reference see also "Faro Ideas - Reflected Gray Stack" (Earl Keyser, 1972) 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Gray Codes") 23
Karl Fulves Interlocking Stacks in the example a pile is riffle shuffled and packets of four cards each distributed, one knows something about matching values in the packets, see also Addenda on page 60 1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Riffle Shuffle Techniques") 25
Rick Johnsson & Harry Lorayne & Walter Rollins Colors Revealed after a riffle shuffle, the spectator sorts deck in multiple stage in colors and pockets piles in six different pockets, performer knows number of cards in each pocket see also "Red & Black Fantasy" (Harry Lorayne, 1964) 1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 45
Jon Racherbaumer Addition to Marlo's "Matching Miracle" poker hand duplication, see "Matching Miracle" (The New Tops, July 1966) 1969 Hierophant (Issue 1) 26
Theodore Annemann Psychic Telepathy two-way forcing deck handling 1969 HEX! 51
David Ray Primary Color cards with colors shown to audience, thought-of color divined 1969 HEX! 61
Lou Borin* Predicto deck dealt in two piles with two cards face-up, both divined, half forcing deck, see p. 289 & 308 for references see also "Coincidence" (Annemann, Linking Ring, Dec. 1927) 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 285
Roy Walton The Abacus Card Trick four cards chosen, gray code on one way backs see also "Mental Boxer" (Alex Elmsley, 1981),
"Gray Matters" (Denis Behr, 2007),
varied by "The Auto Abacus Trick" (Karl Fulves, 1980),
"Auto Abacus" (Karl Fulves, 1980)
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Second Supplement") 69
Robert E. Neale Infernal Machine "programmed" card packet, exactly wrong in coming up with desired card also published as "Infernal Machine" (Robert E. Neale, 1970) 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Second Supplement") 72
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - Second of the Trio using stack and naming the stopped-at card see also "The Dr. Nuzzo Peek" (Dr. James Nuzzo, 1970) 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 92
Edward Marlo Try this Trio - Third of the Trio fishing amongst a restricted range see also "The Dr. Nuzzo Peek" (Dr. James Nuzzo, 1970) 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 93
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)
1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 339
Edward Marlo Marlo's Peek Deck face-up/face-down faroed deck with secret incomplete faro condition 1971 More Faro Fantasy 46
Allan Ackerman & John Cornelius Change of Mind one of 5, kicker 1971 The Esoterist 5
Paul Swinford Mindreading Cards CCCC 1971 More Faro Fantasy 61
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins Sorcery Incomplete Faro Selection, then selection named or four-of-a-kind found, 4 effects varied by "Stacked Deck Refinement" (Roger Crosthwaite, 1981) 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 292
Edward Marlo The Chicago Miracle packet cut off and counted down, three methods (memorized deck, impromptu, Si Stebbins) 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 294
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins on the Road packet cut off and counted down to selection, faro 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 297
Gene Nielsen More Than Coincidence spectator deals through Si Stebbins, counting, if count matches value, he stops, this card named by performer 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 394
Eddie Fields The Zodiac Card Mystery card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket also published as "Field's Zodiac Card Miracle" (Audley Walsh & Eddie Fields, 1976) 1971 On the Clock Effect 6
Al Cohn Quasi-Mental you know top card of cut deck, bold 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 64
Unknown Clear Voyant stacked, spectator shuffles, "queen removal"-glimpse 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 67
Tony Kardyro T.K. Mental Card from Pocket two cards, one placed in pocket one in deck, spectator names which one is where 1972 Card Cavalcade 17
Earl Keyser Faro Ideas - Reflected Gray Stack sixteen-Card Arrangement & 32-Card Arrangement, solution inspired by "Gray Stak" (Karl Fulves, 1969) 1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 151
Edward Marlo Impromptu X-Ray Deck four selections returned to deck, performer names them, two methods, inspired by Daley's "Electronic Vision" (Linking Ring, April 1951) 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 45
Jon Racherbaumer Turning on an Audience performer names card that is selected behind his back, three methods/phases 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 85
Frank Garcia & George Schindler Not a Word Spoken two person code with case and shuffling tell 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 119
Karl Fulves Marked Miracle naming chosen card without looking at cards 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 68
William Zavis Coincidence two selections are in same position in 2 halves and divined, faro 1973 Epilogue (Issue 17) 158
Karl Fulves Mark Of The Reader selection becomes blank, performer divines selection see also "Astrologame" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1986) 1973 Notes From Underground 31
Karl Fulves ESP In Gray five cards selected from face up face down deck are divined, gray code see also "Mental Boxer" (Alex Elmsley, 1981) 1973 Notes From Underground 55
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 1
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards see also "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 8
Karl Fulves Self Correcting Set Ups properties after riffle shuffling two sets of the same order 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 20
Rick Johnsson & Walter Rollins & Harry Lorayne Colors Revealed after a riffle shuffle, the spectator sorts deck in multiple stage in colors and pockets piles in six different pockets, performer knows number of cards in each pocket inspired by "Red & Black Fantasy" (Harry Lorayne, 1964) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 72
James G. Thompson Jr. ESP + Math + Thompson ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards
- Adding Another Factor
- Phase II
- Phase III
- Added Notes by Thompson
inspired by "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 92
Jeff Busby Whispering Joker five cards with joker, joker whispers selection which then vanishes, double facer 1974 Epilogue (Issue 22) 208
Paul Curry Turn of the Century see also "Double-Back Corner-Short Location" (1948),
"Marlo on the Christ Force" (Edward Marlo & Henry Christ, 1971),
varied by "An Old (sheared) Black Ram2" (Michael Weber & Paul Curry, 2010),
also published as "Turn of the Century" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 57
Stephen Minch Traveling the Ethers ten cut to cards are divined, the a reading with selcted cards, eight kings stach with Minor Arcana 1974 The Book of Thoth 16
Stephen Minch The Justice of the Gypsies face down cards are named, then a reading, Si Stebbins adopted to Major Arcana 1974 The Book of Thoth 18
Philip T. Goldstein Ancient Las Vegas Pulse-Reading removed card is divined by pulse reading four times 1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 4
Martin Gardner Yin-Yang only high cards used, five cards dealt out in row, spectator marks them with either red/black, odd/even or high/low property, all cards divined, three-way gray code 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 710
James G. Thompson Jr. No Way two spectators decide on a number up to 25, first spectator counts down to that card in half the deck, performer writes down two cards, second spectator counts down, both cards match prediction 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 787
Karl Fulves Dynamic Duo two spectators each take a card from half the deck from performer's pocket, both written on slips of paper by performer 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 817
Karl Fulves & Don Nielson Liars Convention magician blindfolded, 3 spectators choose cards two exchange cards, magicican knows who and the cards, marked stacked deck 1975 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 412
Karl Fulves Clocks and Cards clock time duplication, then drawn card is found by medium 1975 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 414
Johnnie Geddes The Knowing Nine two cards in spectators pockets, the "knowing nine" goes in the pockets and then knows the cards 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 151
Dai Vernon Piles of Cards Divine number of piles of cards spectator deals out 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 210
Karl Fulves White Line Problem no-touch condition definition, spectator upjogs four-of-a-kind and then removes one, performer divines it, two handlings, using different red backs in one deck see also "White Line Problem" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 865
Martin D. Kruskal The Kruskal Principle also with two deck, described by Martin Gardner, see p. 985 for references to Ibidem 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 967
Harry Lorayne Stalemate two cards removed, magician divines both 1976 The Epitome Location 16
Harry Lorayne Poker Face finding mate of freely removed card by looking at dealt poker hands 1976 The Epitome Location 17
Slydini Sightless Vision card divined behind back, corner torn off 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 17
Eddie Fields Quintile Spectator removes five cards, four random and one is the thought of selection. Performer divines selection. 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 25
Eddie Fields Silent Transmission Telephone Mystery Spectator deals cards over the phone, magician stops deal on selected card 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 30
Audley Walsh & Eddie Fields Field's Zodiac Card Miracle card divination effect with astrological sign presentation, also divine how many cards spectator hides in pocket inspired by "The Mystic Twelve" (Audley Walsh, 1940),
also published as "The Zodiac Card Mystery" (Eddie Fields, 1971)
1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 33
Eddie Fields Triple Spectator En Rapport Phase 1: Magician receives spectator's thoughts
Phase 2: Spectator sends thoughts to second spectator
Phase 3: Spectator receives thoughts from another spectator
1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 80
Al Mann Astral Sight deck cut in several piles, cards on bottom are named by performer 1976 The Third Ecstasy 15
Al Mann The Mounds of Ishtar four cards selected and put in four envelopes are divined, flap envelope 1976 The Third Ecstasy 17
Al Mann The Reverse Fan Force Supreme five cards thought of from a fan are named, with several isomeric cards / multi-indices card varied by "Card Challenge" (Gene Grant, 1981) 1976 The Third Ecstasy 23
Al Baker The Forces Within three selected cards are divined, Al Baker's Card Case, gaffed case to force cards 1976 The Third Ecstasy 24
Olof Jonsson & Al Mann Clairvoyance spectator puts cards in envelopes and those envelopes in a bigger envelope, light is turned off and performer names the cards 1976 The Third Ecstasy 31
Olof Jonsson & Al Mann Seeing Through a Brick Wall spectator in other room holds card on a wall, performer in other room divines the card 1976 The Third Ecstasy 33
Arthur Setterington Animal Magic one of five animal cards is selected and divined, in the end a kettle appears 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 382
Gaetan Bloom Prestidigitational Prediction card is put in a book, card predicted and words on the page divined 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 9) 397
Barrie Richardson Think Hot - Think Cold 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 502
Philip T. Goldstein Combo performer divines a shape and a card 1977 The Green Book of Mentalism 7
Unknown Wrapped in Foil file cards with symbols, packets cut and wrapped in foil, performer divines bottom cards see also an effect by Ned Rutledge 1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 76
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm spectator moves selection from pile to pile, you tell him from where to which 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 154
Jerry K. Hartman Mentalias II using interesting force, spectator lies at his card 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 155
Paul Fox Reading the Cards performer knows cards despite being blindfolded 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 139
Karl Fulves A Scanner Darkly any four cards, one is agreed upon by 3 spectators, they all note position of the card in packet one by one, then it is divined, application to Hofzinser Ace Problem see also "Scanner" (Stephen Tucker, 1984) 1978 Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 21
Michael Ammar Kick Key glimpsing peeked-at card 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 220
Harry Lorayne Straight On spectator cuts anywhere, magician names card, some cards set in center, estimation as out, Vernon's?! 1979 Quantum Leaps 162
Philip T. Goldstein Territory 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 3) 654
Barrie Richardson A Gestalt Revelation 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8) 715
Philip T. Goldstein Doubleview two person select a card, both are divined 1979 The Yellow Book of Mentalism 22
Karl Fulves Square One four cards placed on table, card selected and moved around while performer's back is turned 1979 Four Color Problems 2
Karl Fulves Plaintext Cards spectator concentrates on one of five cards when performer is not looking, he divines the cards, using code and confederate 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 12
Karl Fulves X-Ray Vision spectator reverses card behind performer's back, it is divined, using code and confederate 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 19
Karl Fulves The Parallel Locator two piles, spectator moves card from packet to the other, performer divines it by looking through the pile it came from 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 30
Karl Fulves Leverage two cards divined, confederate needed that can clock see also "Parallel Lines" (Karl Fulves, 1980) 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 43
Karl Fulves Parallax fair conditions, apparently not all cards are seen to count them see also "Parallex II" (Karl Fulves, 1982) 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 47
Terry LaGerould Blind Peek peek method for one spectator 1979 Close-up Entertainer 72
Christopher Morgan Computer Card Trick with introduction by Karl Fulves
computer program with which any selected card can be divined, program guesses color, suit, etc. correctly
varied by "Brainiac Card Trick" (Jim Snapp, 1979),
also published as "Computer Card Trick" (Christopher Morgan, On Computing, Fall 1979)
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 34) 132
Jim Snapp Brainiac Card Trick computer program with which any selected card can be divined, program guesses color, suit, etc. correctly inspired by "Computer Card Trick" (Christopher Morgan, 1979) 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 39) 153
Karl Fulves Knot A Knot spectator makes number of knots and lays rope onto shoulder of performer, number of knots divined 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 39) 156
Barrie Richardson Almost Real Mindreading 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7) 875
Philip T. Goldstein Psiangle one card is predicted, one identified by clairvoyance and the third by telepathy 1980 The Violet Book of Mentalism 12
Alex Elmsley Blind Stud cards are cut and dealt out, things about hands are revealed with back turned, gray code to base 4 1980 Curioser 36
Karl Fulves A Four-Bit Trick card in square layout of face-up/face-down cards turned over and divined see also "Pack Of Lies" (Alex Elmsley & Colin Lewry, 1980) 1980 Curioser 43
Karl Fulves Auto Abacus gray code on one way backs inspired by "The Abacus Card Trick" (Roy Walton, 1970) 1980 Curioser 46
Karl Fulves The Auto Abacus Trick gray code on one way backs, "The 52-Card Deck" inspired by "The Abacus Card Trick" (Roy Walton, 1970) 1980 Curioser 49
Karl Fulves Not Reflected ace-5 of hearts and diamonds shuffled and dealt, pairs removed, all other cards match, elaboration of red-black-relationship principle 1980 Curioser 53
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and a Deck spectator pockets unknown card, pendulum finds card which indicate suit and value 1980 The Magic Pendulum 20
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and a Magic Shop Deck two cards are reversed in the deck and found with pendulum, first by performer, second by spectator 1980 The Magic Pendulum 21
Rovi Safe Bet selection is revealed and vanishes from the deck, with wallet 1980 Rovi Reveals 20
Karl Fulves Murder, Inc. a red card in a packet is designated as killer and its position remembered, then black card with same value cut at same position, performer divines it all inspired by "It's Murder" (Bob Hummer),
see also "The 12¢ Solution" (Karl Fulves, 1975)
1980 The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1314
Edward Marlo Christ-Crossed Clairvoyance two cards named after Christ-Force type procedure, double backer 1981 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 71
Jon Racherbaumer & Edward Marlo Totally Telepathic two cards and their positions remembered, "is it in this group?", faro, 10 memorized cards 1981 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 73
Jon Racherbaumer Third Thot card that falls on thought-of position is chosen, later named, 10 memorized cards, faro, inspired by Hummer's "Thot-ography" 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 25
Al Mann The Mounds of Ashtoreth two decks, spectator selects five cards and signs two, performer duplicates everything with the other deck, Al Koran Wallet 1981 The "H" Factor 23
Alex Elmsley Mental Boxer six cards are divined after cards are mixed face-up face-down, gray code see also "The Abacus Card Trick" (Roy Walton, 1970),
"ESP In Gray" (Karl Fulves, 1973)
1981 Fourcast 22
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
- card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- prediction of a selected card
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Trionic") 71
Karl Fulves Fifty Dollar Deal Poker Problem #6, spectator constructs any hand from five face-up piles, one card from each pile, magician names this hand 1981 Octet 56
Karl Fulves Centering one riffle shuffle, five cards considered, center card named when seeing some of the others see also "A Footnote On Self-Centering Stacks" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1981 Origins 55
Gene Grant Super Mental Deck Al Koran Deck meets Svengali 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 26
Gene Grant Card Challenge card divination with Al Mann's Isomeric Cards inspired by "The Reverse Fan Force Supreme" (Al Mann, 1976),
"The Isomeric Card" (Al Mann, 1976)
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 30
Gene Grant Estimation "A Matter of Debit and Credit" with blank cards, Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck inspired by "A Matter of Debit and Credit" (1938) 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 40
Jerry Sadowitz The Whisperers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them see also "Sottovoce" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1984),
"Quietell Jr." (Philip T. Goldstein & Jerry Sadowitz, 1984),
"Quietell" (Philip T. Goldstein & Jerry Sadowitz & William Zavis, 1984),
varied by "Cries and Whispers" (John Bannon & Jerry Sadowitz, 1990),
"Whisp" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1994)
1982 Alternative Card Magic 8
Michael Skinner Thought Projection Pack two spectators choose cards hands off, two halfs with different sets of Koran type set-up 1982 Intimate Magic 1
Ron Ferris & Harry Lorayne Firestorm Two top cards of freely cut to packets are divined, one ahead, red black separation kicker 1982 Best of Friends 513
Ron Ferris Sandfire top and bottom cards of packets are divined, then suddenly royal flush in all packets 1982 Best of Friends 519
Philip T. Goldstein The Hawk two cards noted while back turned, one found by shouting stop, other named, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations 1982 Thunday 1
Philip T. Goldstein Cumulative three cards chosen from ten-card packet with dealing procedure inspired by "Auto-Prediction" (Alex Elmsley, 1994),
see also "Never on Thunday" (Jon Racherbaumer & Philip T. Goldstein, 1983)
1982 Thunday 5
Stewart James Cuemulat4e three cards chosen from 12-card packet with dealing procedure inspired by "Cumulative" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1982) 1982 Thunday 7
Karl Fulves Parallex II fair conditions, apparently not all cards are seen to count them, "Parallax II" misspelled see also "Parallax" (Karl Fulves, 1979) 1982 Card Counting 12
Karl Fulves Pointed Reminder small packet is cut in half with scissors, two matching halves are exchanged, performer divines which halves 1982 Card Counting 25
Karl Fulves The Parallel Principle shuffled deck split in two halves, performer and spectator remove card and put it in other half, divined in illogical way with both selections being the same 1982 Card Counting 33
Thomas Alan Waters Clubble stopped at and thought of card are found inspired by "The Three of Clubs" (Ralph W. Hull & Unknown, 1938) 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Deckalogue") 197
Karl Fulves One-Deck Card Trick two halfs, performer moves card to spectator's half and vice versa, after looking through spectator's packet performer names selection, parallel principle 1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 12
Al Mann The Lance from Lacus Solis four cards are chosen and impaled on two office spikes, all cards are divined, different shiner variations 1982 Of Gifts and Talents 6
Edward Marlo Blind Mentalism groups of cards are shown, then thought-of card named, faro, extension of Ibidem trick 1983 Marlo without Tears 154
Edward Marlo Reading In Triplicate Spectator thinks of one of three, then the other two 1983 Marlo without Tears 164
Edward Marlo Vernon Mental Force Handling 1983 Marlo without Tears 47
Richard Osterlind A Simple Divination Effect spectator reverses card behind back inspired by "Some More Tricks Using the Eight Kings Stack" (Tony Corinda, 1958) 1983 Breakthrough Card System 8
Les Johnson Micro Magic programmable pocket calculator finds card 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10) 1118
Karl Fulves Trackinback NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer, riffle shuffle connection inspired by "The Missing Pair" (Charles T. Jordan, 1937) 1983 After Jordan 3
Karl Fulves & Charles T. Jordan The Up-Down System out-of-room 4 spectators seal cards in envelope, performer divines them in dark room, featuring stacking system inspired by "Satan's Trance" (Charles Jordan) 1983 After Jordan 7
Paul Harris Language of the Cards cards divined via layout of 7H, 10S on table with other cards, indifferent card transforms into three selections 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 15
Al Mann The Iron Scuttle No. 1, steel bucket on head, deck is placed on it and performer takes and divines a card 1983 101 Psychic Tests 1
Al Mann The Medium's 3-Book Test No. 4, three selected cards put in three books, name of card, book and first sentence of pages are divined 1983 101 Psychic Tests 2
Unknown X-Ray Vision No. 87, shuffled deck is cut in four piles, performer names the four bottom cards 1983 101 Psychic Tests 24
Unknown The Cards in the Box No. 88, three unknown cards are put in box and divined by performer 1983 101 Psychic Tests 24
Edward Marlo An Effect from the 50's two cards peeked, named from performer, produced from different pockets 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 299
Brother John Hamman The Phoenix Four four selections vanish, are named and reappear face up via spelling varied by "Phoenix Four" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) 1984 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 16
Roy Johnson Breakthrough Clock selection pocketed and divined 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 388
Roy Johnson A Close-Up Routine cards are divined and predicted with Brainwave Pack, using the Breakthrough Card System 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 388
Theodore Annemann Stop Trick unorthodox method with secretly torn card 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 205
Philip T. Goldstein & Jerry Sadowitz & William Zavis Quietell inspired by "The Whisperers" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 30
Philip T. Goldstein & Jerry Sadowitz Quietell Jr. inspired by "The Whisperers" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 34
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kicker inspired by "The Whisperers" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 37
Philip T. Goldstein Out of Sorts thought-of card (from 8) found and named with back turned 1984 Thequal 5
Philip T. Goldstein & Alex Elmsley Q&AVM inspired by "Animal, Vegetable and Mineral" (Alex Elmsley, 1994),
see also "Trisonic" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1983)
1984 Thequal 9
Philip T. Goldstein Looming Thoughts combination with self-correcting set-up inspired by "Q&AVM" (Philip T. Goldstein & Alex Elmsley, 1984) 1984 Thequal 15
Joseph Dunninger Publicity Effects card is divined and medium finds chosen card in the other room 1984 Publicity Secrets 9
Thomas Alan Waters Hallmark shuffled deck, spectator thinks of a card she sees, card is divined 1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Cardiact") 533
Thomas Alan Waters Groupease five packets are cut, bottom card remembered shuffled and all five cards are divined inspired by Ed Marlo's "A Miracle With Cards" in "Ibidem" No. 8, 1956. P. 11,
see also "The Three-Card Location" (Steve Ehlers, 1994)
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Thynk") 616
Steve Beam Teleforce computer program reveals selection, with code see also "The Trapdoor Issue #6" (Steve Beam, 2011) 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 95
Philip T. Goldstein Quadrangle four cards from a shuffled and borrowed deck are divined, when put on performer's palm 1984 Lechter Notes 3
Martin Lewis Amazing Mind Control Impromptu simple version to divine three cards using One Ahead 1985 Martin's Miracles 23
Martin Lewis Martin's Computer Cards Nine special "computer" cards used as lie detector and divines identity of card 1985 Martin's Miracles 105
Unknown Impossible Coincidence card chosen, then divined on paper as well as its position (1935) see also "Der Zuschauer als Karten-Kommandant" (1896) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 1
Unknown Thought-Card Gimmick card thought of and written down by spectator, divined 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 5
Unknown Clairvoyance with Cards card in fan is touched by spectator, performer instantly names card, lower index bent and glimpsed from behind fan 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 6
Sid Lorraine Sid Lorraine's Liquor Card Trick packet with liquors printed on them, selection divined, method guess by Fred Braue 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 24
Dai Vernon & Frederick Braue Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position, also with stooge that names card (1942) inspired by "An Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon, 1936),
see also "Insolvable Mystery" (Dai Vernon, 1997)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 11
Paul Curry 3) The Mental Thinkier also published as "Think of a Card" (Paul Curry, 1947) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Tom Bowyer Svengali Routine selection made, card divined, then it turns over, then appears at named number and at randomly spelled card, spectator stabs next to it 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 28
Frederick Braue Prearranged Pack Idea deck cut, top card named 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
Frederick Braue Routine outline of routine for four selections with locator card
- divination with crystal
- at named number
- stop trick
- vanishing pack
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 30
Richard Kaufman Transparent Lies in effect a large hole in card case disappears with divination presentation 1986 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 27
Philip T. Goldstein Astrologame game with zodiac cards and printed rules, signs revealed inspired by "Mark Of The Reader" (Karl Fulves, 1973) 1986 Amperthand 3
Philip T. Goldstein & Toni Koynini Throw Rug card revealed via red-black pattern in layout of 7x7 cards on table, inspired by Toni Koynini's "Karpet" (Magic Wand, March 1953) 1986 Amperthand 8
Karl Fulves Colorite after riffle shuffle and deal into 2 halves, performer divines color of top card of spectator's pile, repeated for all cards 1986 Color Capture 20
Jack Yates Monty three spectators exchange three cards, performer reveals which spectator has which card, mental monte 1986 Clue and other Mysteries 1
Bob Farmer Deep Throte small packet divination routine with stack and reverse faros, three selections 1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 470
Max Malini Hypnotic Gaze Divination peeked at card instantly named, glimpse 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 219
Dai Vernon Affinities piles are made, card is divined, mathematical see also "Coincidence Extraordinary" (1937),
"Royal Card Discovery" (1941 / 27)
1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 131
Dai Vernon Out of Touch peeked at card instantly named, glimpse 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 164
Dai Vernon Packet Calculator small packet, mathematical see also "The Ultimate Truth" (Peter Duffie, 1995),
varied by "Lie Detector" (Gary Plants, 2004)
1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 134
Dai Vernon Punched in the Face peeked at card instantly named, punch marked deck 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 158
John Clark Mindbender two Cards, stacked 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 151
Edward Marlo Undiscovered Possibilities - 1st Effect stripper deck, missing card is named, memorized stack 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 182
Juan Tamariz Miraculous Adivination two versions, as divination or location, Al Koran Deck 1988 The Magic Way 61
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #2 symbols on pad of paper, covered with paper with hole, performer divines which symbol is visible through hole, posed as problem 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 48) 212
Brother John Hamman Watch Me Like a Hawk selection placed with aces, aces shown, then selection named and it vanishes 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 44
Brother John Hamman Opposite Pockets chosen and thought-of card are named, no-touch, weird thought-of procedure, partial stack varied by "Hot Pockets" (Pit Hartling, 2015) 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 75
Brother John Hamman Phoenix Four four selections vanish, are named and reappear face up via spelling see also "The Phoenix Four" (Brother John Hamman, 1984) 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 202
Philip T. Goldstein Knowker performer divines high card in poker hand, then full hand 1989 Fifth 8
Simon Lovell The All Seeing Eye Spectator sit on card, magician looks into their mouth to "see" the card and divine it 1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 39
Karl Fulves Faxfiction three cards on fax machine, 2 exchanged, image sent, performer on other end names position of unchanged card inspired by "Mathematical 3-Card Monte" (Bob Hummer) 1989 Quick Card Tricks 22
Juan Tamariz The Triple Colors Routine reds and blacks separated, one card chosen in each half, identified, cards change places, then whole packets change places (one in pocket) 1989 / 91 Sonata 159
Harry Lorayne & Edward Marlo Without A Clue finding out name of cards peeked at in incomplete faro condition by glimpsing cards in bottom half, full stack see also "New Approach I.F. Control" (Edward Marlo, 1988) 1990 Trend Setters 44
Harry Lorayne & Simon Aronson The Equalizer slight variation on Aronson's "ShuffleBored" 1990 Trend Setters 171
John Bannon & Jerry Sadowitz Cries and Whispers four Jacks "whisper" three selections and transpose with them inspired by "The Whisperers" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1982) 1990 Impossibilia 8
Edward Marlo & Ken Simmons Marlo Improves Simmons card that spectator loses himself behind his back is divined and vanishes inspired by "Hands Off Reverse...Er, Vanish" (Ken Simmons, Riffling The Pasteboards - Again!),
see also "Hands Off Reverse" (Hideo Kato & Jon Racherbaumer, 1975)
1990 Finally! 46
Alex Elmsley Chance and Choice strange selection process involving down-under-deal, three cards 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 319
Philip T. Goldstein Playing Cards cards in poker hand divined, "Centrifugal Poker" 1991 Thavant 4
Philip T. Goldstein Mix Me Deadly murder, weapon and victim chosen from game cards and divined, using single riffle shuffle 1991 Thavant 30
Karl Fulves Digit Detective two spectators play "high card wins" with a packet, performer divines card value that was added previously 1991 Swindle & Cheat 15
Karl Fulves AKA card selected, then pages in a dictionary are selected with card values, words are encircled on the pages and with those the performer divines the selection 1992 Deceptive Practices 30
Karl Fulves Etaoin Shrdlu card divined via messy words typed on typewriter inspired by "Before your Eyes" (Norman Ashworth, 1937),
see also "Etaoin Shrdlu" (Karl Fulves, 1992)
1992 Deceptive Practices 77
Karl Fulves Witness six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds murderer see also Keith Downs (Abra #2362),
"Clue" (Jack Yates, 1986),
"Witness" (Karl Fulves, 1992),
varied by "Partner in Crime" (Sam Schwartz, 1992)
1992 Deceptive Practices 78
Sam Schwartz Partner in Crime version of "Witness" in which criminal has a partner inspired by "Witness" (Karl Fulves, 1992),
see also "Witness" (Karl Fulves, 1992)
1992 Deceptive Practices 80
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