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Unknown Der Bube als "enfant terrible" four cards selected, they're the Eights, Eights held by spectator, four other cards placed on table, Eights returned into deck, cards on table turn out to be three Eights and a Jack, jack transformed into missing Eight and four Jacks produced from pocket see also "Die Verwandlung der vier Point-Acht-Karten" (Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, 1896) 1896 Der moderne Kartenk√ľnstler 84
Laurie Ireland Blue and Red Mystery four red and four blue backed cards, one of each color travels to pocket 1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation"") 18
Unknown The Four Ace Trick crude aces to pocket, basic application of stripper deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 264
Laurie Ireland Blue and Red Mystery four red and 4 blue cards, one of each travels into pocket 1938 Lessons in Dishonesty 12
Louis Zingone The Zingone Spread three cards, challenge selections conditions see also "The Flying Cards" (Louis Zingone & Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue, 1942),
"Zingone Spread Poker Deal" (Neal Elias, 1946),
"Zingone Spread Simplified" (Harry Lorayne & Louis Zingone, 1962),
"Trimental" (Juan Tamariz & Louis Zingone, 2000)
1940 Expert Card Technique 214
Edward Marlo No Palm Aces to Pocket featuring bottom placement at coat edge move, lapel load see also "Next To Impossible Card To Wallet" (Edward Marlo & Danny Korem, 1982) 1941 Early Marlo (Section "Amazing, Isn't It?") 32
R. M. Jamison Birds of a Feather ace assembly, then a queen is put in pocket and three Queens in deck, they jump to pocket 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 35
Louis Zingone & Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Flying Cards also as poker deal inspired by "The Zingone Spread" (Louis Zingone, 1940) 1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 19
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Good Companions four kings, one put in pocket, others vanish one by one, removed from pocket, 3 double facers 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 2
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue Cards from Pocket to Hand six or seven cards from pocket to empty right hand 1943 Tricks and Sleights 9
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Fantastic Fan four Aces keep reappearing on bottom of deck, sucker phase, then to shoulder see also "The Homing Deuces" (Charlie Miller, 1961) 1943 Tricks and Sleights 23
Roger Barkann The Pluperfect Steal deck is shuffled face up and face down, four cards put in a box, the cards vanish and the deck is in order again, with Duolette 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 121
Edward Marlo Lightning Aces Aces are put in deck and instantly produced from pocket 1945 Off the Top 23
Audley Walsh Six Cards to Pocket with Extras with a bag, a paper crown and six folding boxes (!) as a climax 1945 My Best 53
Sid Lorraine The Four Burglars two parts 1945 My Best 144
Arthur H. Buckley The Ladies and the Deuces Experiment No. 21 - with cards to pockets climax 1946 Card Control 174
Edward Marlo & George Sands Upside Down kings turn face up, then down, change to aces, placed in deck, back to kings, aces from pocket 1947 Marlo In Spades 50
Vern Schoneck Bluff & Challenge four aces change into jacks, aces found in pocket of performer, challenge presentation 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 213) 851
Purvis W. Miller Both Ways two cards transpose twice and eventually travel to performer's pocket 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 223) 891
Tom Ransom Racing Aces! four aces marked with an X on the back, covered each with three cards, aces vanish and appear in pocket, vanishing ink 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 232) 928
Edward Marlo Cards to Pockets two cards to two different pockets, basic 1952 Control Systems 92
H. A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
- two mentally selected cards change places
- two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
- five mentally selected cards are found
varied by "Post Hoc Miracle" (Ken Krenzel, 1984) 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Cy Endfield The Escape of the Musketeers three cards, Biddle Handling 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 42
Edward Marlo Square Up Drop Palm two Cards to Pocket 1956 Action Palm 33
Donna Allen The Four Jacks and the Bouncing Ball the four jacks are in the deck and the performer boasts that they will travel in his pocket, then he removes four toy jacks, the cards eventually are found in another pocket 1956 Pretty Sneaky 5
Brother John Hamman Kings Through the Table one by one, change to aces, kings in pocket varied by "Kings Through the Table" (Brother John Hamman, 1989) 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 18
Edward Marlo Invisible Aces aces from deck to pocket 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 118
Edward Marlo Marlo's Acrobatic Aces four aces travel to top repeatedly, then to pocket 1961 The Multiple Shift 57
Edward Marlo Forgot your Wallet? handling with pocket instead of wallet inspired by "Marlo's Triple Routine" (Edward Marlo, 1961) 1961 Card to Wallet 28
Cliff Green General Delivery - Cards to the Pockets six cards, red black alternating, vanish and reappear color-separated from 2 different pockets 1961 Professional Card Magic 134
Max Malini Malini's Cards from Pocket short comment 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 53
Harry Lorayne & Louis Zingone Zingone Spread Simplified simplified handling inspired by "The Zingone Spread" (Louis Zingone, 1940) 1962 Close-up Card Magic 123
Harry Lorayne Push-Through Change - Effect queens change to aces, aces to pocket 1962 Close-up Card Magic 206
Harry Lorayne Four-in-Hand four selections found, change to aces, selections to pocket 1962 Close-up Card Magic 245
Harry Lorayne Vice Triumphant four jacks vanish from deck, reappear in pocket, story presentation 1967 Deck-Sterity 135
Edward Marlo & Harry Riser A Logical Procedure aces cut to, change to kings, aces from pocket, inspired by "Riser's Aces" (Expert Hocus Pocus), two methods 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 132
Frank Pemper PIRA "Pemper's Improved Riser's Aces" (Harry Riser from Expert Hocus Pocus), aces cut to, change to kings, aces from pocket 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 101
Alan Keith Sock it to Me aces reappear sticking out of four vest pockets (duplicates) 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 125
Edward Marlo & Louis Histed No Palm Cards to Pocket two selections reverse one by one, then travel to pockets, double facer, inspired by Louis Histed's "Merlinism" (ABRA, Oct.3 1964) 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 93
Dai Vernon Two Cards to Pocket 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 14
Robert (Bob) Hess* Spirit Aces black aces rise to top of four-Ace-packet repeatedly, a black ace travels from pocket back to aces, then red aces to pocket 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 378
Edward Marlo Logical Challenge Cards to Pocket ungaffed and rough-smooth version, inspired by Larry Jennings' "Challenge Cards to Pocket" (Genii May 1970) 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 301
Frank Garcia A Lady In My Sleeve four queens, two travel up sleeve, two are produced from deck 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 64
Derek Dingle Riddle's Aces ace cutting, to kings transformation, aces in pocket also published as "Riddle's Aces" (Derek Dingle, 1980) 1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 188
Larry Jennings Challenge Cards to Pocket two cards 1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 21
Tom Gagnon Visual Finders one of four kings transforms in first then second selection, then back, selections from pocket 1977 Card Cavalcade Four 150
Karl Fulves Premium Poker five selections are promised to be hole cards in stud poker deal, however they appear from pocket instead, sleeving 1977 Impromptu Holdouts 14
Karl Fulves (F) Rub It In Aces penetrate into pocket one by one from four-card packet, as finale the three travel back from inside pocket, posed as problem 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 24) 94
Edward Marlo The Travelling Hours to performer unknown number of cards travel to pocket 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 367
Richard Kaufman Card to Pocket Climax to a routine from Reginald Scot's "Discovery of Witchcraft" 1979 CardMagic 64
Derek Dingle Riddle's Aces ace cutting, to kings transformation, aces in pocket also published as "Riddle's Aces" (Derek Dingle, 1974) 1980 Interlock 15
Edward Marlo Borrowed and Face Up interlaced vanish to pocket 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 118
Edward Marlo Quadruple Fingertip Cards to Pocket four peeked cards to 4 different pockets, double facer with divided cards on one side 1980 Hierophant (Section "The Last Hierophant") 50
Derek Dingle Riddle's Aces ace cutting, to kings transformation, aces in pocket see also "Puzzling Aces" (Bruce Cervon, 1976),
also published as "Riddle's Aces" (Derek Dingle, 1982),
"Riddle's Aces" (Derek Dingle, 1982)
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 65
Karl Fulves Spectator Aces spectator deals cards on aces, then deals out whole packet, aces are gathered in one packet and placed in spectator's pocket where they change into indifferent cards, aces reproduced from performer's pocket, spectator does almost everything 1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 20
Larry Jennings Duffer's Two Cards to Pocket two thought-of cards from small packet to pocket, no palming, double backer 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 229
Edward Marlo Detached Collectors aces isolated on table or
- To the Pocket
- To the Card Case
1983 Facsimile (Issue 1) 20
Edward Marlo Third Method - Cards to Pocket and Wallet three selection, 2 to pocket, 1 to wallet 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 114
Edward Marlo 3 Cards To 3 Pockets steps 11 and 12 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 127
Edward Marlo Second Effect two cards to pocket with visible vanish from face of deck 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 143
Edward Marlo Third Effect ace to four to pocket 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 143
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
Peter Duffie Departure Point two signed cards vanish and appear face up in the deck, they vanish again and produced from pockets 1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 55
Larry Jennings Make Me Small cards travel to pocket inspired by "Diamond Bar" (Daryl Martinez, 1984),
varied by "Pocketing the Queens" (Billy McDonnell, 1994),
"Gambler's Miracle" (James Swain, 1996)
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25,26&27) 246
Joey Gallo Qua-Druple face up face down shuffle, aces found, change to kings, aces from pocket 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 85
Fred C. Baumann Left Face - Right Face two wrong cards found, transform in right card, wrongs from pockets, double facer 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 123
Unknown Red and Blue Mystery four red-backed and four blue cards, one red and one blue card travel to pocket 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 11
Larry Jennings Misdirection Cards To Pocket two cards, loading while removing things from pocket 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 15
Edward Marlo The Spectator Removes Em two cards to pocket, removed by spectator 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 47
Jerry Sadowitz The Card that doesn't go to Pocket card to pocket with repeat in which deck except selection travels to different pockets 1989 Cards on the Table 64
Karl Fulves Sidepockets two selections from the two side pockets, alternative bluff method given inspired by "The Card from the Pocket" (C. O. Williams, 1937) 1989 Quick Card Tricks 12
Bruce Cervon Repeat Aces to Pocket aces to pocket, to spectator's pocket, to envelope/wallet 1990 Ultra Cervon 47
Bruce Cervon & Alex Elmsley The Fabulous Cards to Pocket three cards, clean without duplicates inspired by "En Voyage" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1990 Ultra Cervon 59
Michael Ammar The Pocket 'o Mystery three cards to pant pockets and fly 1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 31
John Riggs Irritating Cards Across humorous card to pocket, 51 to pocket, gaffed and impromptu 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 738
John Luka Ladies & Bullets queens twist, one of them travels back face up into deck, they transform to aces, queens are found again and transform to aces again, queens from pockets, deck vanishes see also "Twisted Aces Redivivus" (Daryl Martinez, 1980) 1992 Card Finesse II 252
Edward Marlo Honing Homing ace placed aside comes back, change to kings, queen where aces are suspected, aces from pocket, method for Duffie-Sadowitz effect 1993 The Olram File (Issue 14) 10
Alex Elmsley Pockets Full of Miracles card is looked at by 3 people, everybody sees a different card. they all come from different pockets then 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 211
Alex Elmsley En Voyage ace to 3 travel to pocket one by one, then all to differen pockets varied by "Ace 2-3-4 to Pockets" (Edward Marlo, 1988),
"The Fabulous Cards to Pocket" (Bruce Cervon & Alex Elmsley, 1990)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 233
Alex Elmsley Processional four aces oujogged from deck, one by one pushed flush and removed from pocket 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 241
Alex Elmsley Daley Double two black aces change place with one of them in pocket, in repeat phase they turn red and black aces come from pockets 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 243
Billy McDonnell Pocket Poker named aces travel to pocket one by one, then they travel again all together 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 972
Billy McDonnell Pocketing the Queens inspired by "Make Me Small" (Larry Jennings, 1985) 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 979
Peter Duffie Caprice two Cards, repeats 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 119
Chester Morris Comedy Cards to Pocket Seven of Spades with bottom two pips cut off, Seven and Five of Spades forced for two-phase routine 1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 4
James Swain The Lost Multiple Shift Aces placed in different parts of deck, instantly removed from pocket 1996 Miracles with Cards 154
Nick Trost & U. F. Grant Three Chances in 26 Updated handling of "One Chance in 26" (Nick Trost, The New Tops, May 1965) with Gilbreath and two more selections inspired by "Diabolical Transposition" (Charles T. Jordan, 1921) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 175
Steve Mayhew A Balloon, a Cartwheel, and a Pony Ride three selection are found three times
- Phase One (deck is dropped and cards turnover one by one)
- Phase Two (flashy location, last one in mouth)
- Phase Three (Cards to pocket, all cards to pocket finish)
1999 Impressing Jodie Foster 1
Juan Tamariz & Louis Zingone Trimental three chosen cards are first divined, then produced from corresponding pockets inspired by "The Zingone Spread" (Louis Zingone, 1940) 2000 Card College - Volume 4 906
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Money two cards, different pockets 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 72
Darwin Ortiz Smart Money three cards, 3 pockets 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 76
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Euan Bingham Coincidental Aces transposition, travelling combo 2003 Free From Filler 6
Euan Bingham Abstraction four aces one by one 2003 Free From Filler 14
Al Baker Cards up the Sleeve using a duplicate, from deck 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 693
Al Baker Knockout three cards, different pockets, pocket channel to hip pocket 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 716
Erik Nordvall MAP - Mental Aces to Pocket Spectator thinks of an Ace, magician correctly divines it, then all the Aces turn into selected Ace, then selected Ace disappears, then in the pocket are the other three Aces and only the selected Ace is left in the hand 2006 Erik Nordvall Lecture Notes Asia 2006 4
Fred Robinson Hit and Run Palm Technique bottom palm steal with top change type dynamics while right hand holds deck 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 140
Tom Stone Mr. Fogg four signed cards travel into one pocket, then in different pockets 2010 Vortex 95
Scott Robinson HG's Pocket two cards placed in pocket and returned to deck, they travel back into pockets, time travel presentation 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 18
Benjamin Earl Wide Awake Scream two of four lost aces travel to pockets, one ace appears in spectator's hands and deck vanishes leaving last ace also published as "Wide Awake Scream" (Benjamin Earl, 2017) 2014 Less is More 3 5
Pit Hartling The Illusionist performer cuts to named four-of-a-kind one by one, these cards then turn out to be four cards put in pocket in beginning 2016 In Order to Amaze 160
Frank Shields Another Rub-a-dub-dub cards to pocket climax, from Hugard's Magic Monthly, Feb 1948 inspired by "Rub-A-Dub-Dub" (1940) 2017 Facsimile (Issue 6) 7
Benjamin Earl Wide Awake Scream two of four lost aces travel to pockets, one ace appears in spectator's hands and deck vanishes leaving last ace inspired by "Shock Treatment" (Jackie McClements, 1994 Notes),
also published as "Wide Awake Scream" (Benjamin Earl, 2014)
2017 Less is More 71