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Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant 1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
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 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 The Demon Envelope seven cards predicted in nesting envelopes 1897 New Era Card Tricks 100
Tom Sellers Card Telepathy 1927 Tricks That Work 13
Tom Sellers A Two Person Telepathy Effect any object coded with cards 1934 Card Tricks That Work 12
Theodore Annemann The Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stacked see also "The Knockout" (Clayton Brown, 1937),
"Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1937),
"Tricks I Like - 1." (Al Baker, 2003)
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Theodore Annemann The New Deal Card Code coding with eyes 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 21
Al Baker Me and Miss Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Second Book") 119
Orville Wayne Meyer A Practical Card Code verbal varied by "Color Code" (Milbourne Christopher, 1946) 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 70
Unknown Codes for Mind Reading with Cards - Talking Code (First Method)
- Talking Code (Second Method)
- Silent Code (Method One)
- Silent Code (Method Two)
- Silent Code for Confederate
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 22
U. F. Grant Thought Transference assistant names selection when he returns into room, code with one-way cards 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 163
Theodore Annemann Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stacked see also "The Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1934),
"The Knockout" (Clayton Brown, 1937)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 213
Clayton Brown The Knockout bottom cards code selections to assistant in other room, stacked see also "The Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1934),
"Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1937)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 234
Unknown Card Telepathy medium in other room divines card, code 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 291
Unknown Sight Unseen medium in other room divines card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 292
Unknown Miracle Code medium in other room divines card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 292
Unknown Toy Telephone Reading medium divines cards 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Howard Albright Duo-Mentality medium in other room divines card, code with pencil 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Unknown The Voice of the Spirit code for assistant in other room 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Theodore Annemann & Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 173
Theodore Annemann Parallel Thoughts one of four freely take cards is selected, medium finds out which one 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1936/37") 183
Clayton Rawson Behind That Door! medium in another room divines cards, color, word with various methods 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1938") 322
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement see also "Improved "The Eyes Have It"" (1943) 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 519
Harold Denhart Thought Across Space medium finds card, center tear and gaffed "Instanto" deck 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 680
Walter B. Gibson Key Location Medium finds selection in shuffled deck, coding using stacking principle 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Al Baker Improved Card Code for Two Persons verbal + nonverbal 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magical Ways and Means") 161
Walter B. Gibson & Danny Morris Gaglet Department - card coding with name badges (Gibson)
- card in balloon gag (Morris)
- cut and restored tie performance at army shows without a stooge (Morris)
- bar bet, naming three numbers of a serial number on a bill
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 38
James G. Thompson Jr. Digit-Telepathy medium reveals card 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
Unknown Improved "The Eyes Have It" see also "The Eyes Have It" (James G. Thompson Jr., 1940) 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
Shaman* 13 Steps by placing the deck on the stairs, different positions 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 121
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 136
Elray Cue It! code with a thread, routine wit cigarettes, a book, cards and numbers 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 141
James G. Thompson Jr. "Peek-Deck" Pappy Taylor's Peek Deck, as a code see also page 199 for an improvement,
"Peek Deck" (Franklin V. Taylor, 1942)
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 188
Walter B. Gibson Tom Dick & How Many? three people each raising a different amount of fingers inspired by "Finger Finger" (Dr. Van Deusen & Bruce Elliott, 1939) 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 302
Eddie Clever Out Of the Ether medium in other room reveals, chosen card, words etc. 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 36
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 46
John Booth E-Z Mindreading toy telephone to transmit six selected cards to medium 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 53
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methods see also "Zodiaccent" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1984),
also published as "Phoney" (Alan Barnert, 1956)
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 108) 433
Unknown The Whispering Queen Queen of Hearts whispers to you identity of person who was secretly chosen by audience when you left the room 1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 15
Bob Somerfeld Nickel for Your Thoughts spectator's write down phone numbers, one slip and a playing card are selected, the person is called who reveals the card, actually assistant, Devil's Handkerchief see also "The Accessory" (Theodore Annemann, 1939) 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 2
Bob Somerfeld Telephone Code playing card, apparently waiting for the other person to pick up the phone 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 3
Harry Banderob The Cards and Slates with medium on stage, coding card by flashing bottom card 1951 Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 28
Fred Fletcher Eye Cue code for cards 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 223) 892
Theodore Annemann A Club or Stage Mental Number blindfolded, multiple card divination 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
John Hamilton The Deuce You Say! 1954 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 298) 1190
Theodore Annemann & Hugh Mackay The Secret Order of the Aces blindfolded assistant duplicates things done with aces 1956 Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 8
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards 1956 Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 10
James G. Thompson Jr. Tarot Telepathy medium divines selection 1956 Top Secrets of Magic 83
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
Walford Taylor Section 8 - Cards 1959 Two Person Telepathy 246
Tony Corinda (2) Smoke Gets in Your Eyes positional code, with ashtray and cigarette 1959 Two Person Telepathy 263
Tony Corinda (6) Wrist Watch Code playing card code 1959 Two Person Telepathy 267
Unknown Back to Back card is put on the back of the performer and he divines it 1959 Card Tricks 329
Ned Rutledge & James G. Thompson Jr. Medium Rare edgemarked deck and code 1967 Between Two Minds 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Sympathesia medium removes selected card from a deck, two decks, easy code 1967 Between Two Minds 30
Ned Rutledge & James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minutes to Telepathy easy two person code, word for values and suits see also "En Rapport" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) 1967 Between Two Minds 32
James G. Thompson Jr. & Ned Rutledge Perfecz Poker Face performer stops at named card 1967 Between Two Minds 33
Ben Christopher* Other Voices card and color divined by medium in other room see also "Other Voices II" (Ben Christopher*, 1968) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 191
Frank Garcia & George Schindler Not a Word Spoken two person code with case and shuffling tell 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 119
Unknown The Mysterious Walking Stick card code with a stick 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 49
Karl Fulves ESPhone medium knows card, simple code 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 11
Karl Fulves The Isis Slate coding four numbers (or other things) with two lines on a slate varied by "Letters" (Bruce Barnett, 1978) 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1072
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 Center Deception any chosen card selected when performer does not look is found, using code and confederate 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 14
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 "Turning" The Spectator spectator unwittingly codes information 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 20
Karl Fulves Fooling The Confederate 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 22
Karl Fulves Fooling The Confederate deck shuffled face-up/face-down, two cards selected, using code and confederate & card counting 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 45
Karl Fulves Enciphering Court Cards expansion of Shamrock Code for cards 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 15
Victor Marsh Found selection returned to cased deck, medium in other room finds selection 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1258
Karl Fulves Bridge Note coding information in bridge game via bidding 1980 Parallel Lines 27
Al Mann & Max Andrews Coded Headlines coding a card with a newspaper 1982 Six Columns 22
Fitch Cheney Strange Trick telephone trick with freely named card 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 15
Harry Lorayne Codecto verbal 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 2) 1458
Gary Kurtz Sharing the Credit accomplice is asked to leave the room, after returning he finds a selected card, two versions, accomplice does not really know how it's done 1989 Continuations and Departures 22
Gary Kurtz Code of Silence see also "(10) Positional Codes" (Tony Corinda, 1959),
also published as "The Code of Silence" (Gary Kurtz, 1992)
1989 Continuations and Departures 25
Gary Kurtz The Code of Silence also published as "Code of Silence" (Gary Kurtz, 1989) 1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 34
Frederick Braue Three Card Mediumistic three spectators remove cards from deck, medium divines them, top cards code selections see also "Three Card Mindread" (Frederick Braue, 1997) 1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 18
Karl Fulves The Lady Thinks shuffled deck, psychic from other side of room tells how cards should be dealt to separate reds from blacks see also "Cue Cards" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 1998 Combo 27
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected card see also "Thoughts from Afar" (Paul Curry, 1965) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 223
Al Baker Tricks I Like - 1. stacked, medium finds three chosen cards, bottom cards code them see also "The Two Person Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magazines") 674
Al Baker Two-Person Mental Card Trick stacked deck, medium are secretly given cards next to selection 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 758
Al Baker Two-Person Mind Reading one of four is selected, assistant in other room knows 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 758
Karl Fulves Band Speech coding with rubber band around deck 2004 Under Tension 56
Karl Fulves Calling Ms. Modulo two poker hands, performer and spectator each decide on a hole card, medium tells hole card after hearing other four cards inspired by "Telephone Stud" (Wallace Lee, Math Miracles, 1950),
see also "Telephone Stud" (Karl Fulves, 2005)
2005 Clockwork 15