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Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge) 1889 Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown Das Erraten einer gedachten Karte spectator remembers card and its position see also "The Card in the Pocket" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 62
Unknown The Lost Found estimation procedure 1897 New Era Card Tricks 71
T. Nelson Downs Fourth Method spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack, "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his Waterloo in this experiment" 1909 The Art of Magic 152
Charles T. Jordan The Dead Easy Location 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 15
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 15
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
Theodore Annemann Whichever You Please 1931 The Book Without A Name 16
Theodore Annemann The Four-Pile Location one-way backs 1931 The Book Without A Name 30
Theodore Annemann The Genii Cut-Deck Location deck cut behind performer's back, one-way pack 1931 The Book Without A Name 33
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Book") 88
Ernando Veneri The Veneri Discovery crimping selection as it is pushed into deck 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 65
Unknown Crimp and Riffle Location deck is crimped 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 70
Al Baker A Dirty Trick stacked, daub 1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Cardially Yours") 493
Al Baker Out on Location interesting 1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Cardially Yours") 489
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More see also "A Card is Found Once More" (Theodore Annemann, 1937),
varied by "The Annotated Annemann" (Karl Fulves & Theodore Annemann, 1970)
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 9
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Eight-In-A-Row Location location from a packet, one-way backs 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 13
Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Theodore Annemann The $ 1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky see also "$1,000 Test Card Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1937),
varied by "The $ 1,000,000 Test" (Steven Youell, 1994),
"Annemann's Miracle" (James Swain, 1996),
"Shush" (James Swain, 2009)
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 43
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Second Book") 114
Al Baker Pass the Salt! using salt, one card of three 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Al Baker's Second Book") 116
Theodore Annemann The Face Up - Face Down Location using one-way faces and backs 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1935") 44
Unknown The Six Piles six cards on top and bottom of a suit 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown Thought Card Discovered pin marking through handkerchief 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown Various Presentations of the One Way Deck Principle 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 20
Theodore Annemann Trickery! one of five cards is located under fair conditions, duplicates 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1936") 137
Al Baker The Finger Points muscle reading, thought of card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 29
Walter B. Gibson Surpasso selection is inserted in cased deck by spectator and divined, deck pressed together in case 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Unknown New Card Discovery two key cards, spectator shuffles briefly 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Tommy Tucker The Card Miracle - Certain: 1. Tucker's Version spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, card is on top or in pocket in this handling see also "Fourth Method" (T. Nelson Downs, 1909) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 37
Percy Abbott 2. Abbott's version. "The Certain Card Trick." spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, dealing out in packets and asking in which one it is 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 37
T. Nelson Downs 3. The Nelson Downs Original. spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, card is on top or in pocket in this handling see also "Fourth Method" (T. Nelson Downs, 1909) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 38
William Larsen Cut in Detection estimated floating key card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 39
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 91
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Detection two key cards, out of hand selection procedure 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 94
Unknown The Half Moon Location slick card as distant key card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 96
Unknown Divination Supreme out-of hand selection, one-way back 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 139
Charles T. Jordan Premo Detection one-way backs, alternating 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 143
Unknown The Deck That Isn't for insiders, one-way backs with red in one way and black the other 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 145
Theodore Annemann The Four Pile Location one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 146
Theodore Annemann The Cut Pack Location one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 146
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More one-way backs see also "A Card is Found Once More" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 147
Theodore Annemann A New Kink method for reversing selection in one-way deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 149
Theodore Annemann Eight in a Row location from a packet, one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 149
Unknown Second Card Location edge one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 150
Unknown The Super Spread edge one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 151
U. F. Grant A Count Down Discovery one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 153
Wimborough Ne Plus Ultra Location divided one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Unknown Card Location Supreme one-way backs that must not be set in one direction 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 158
Unknown Instant Mindreading 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Unknown A Counter Location any card the spectator upjogs can be found, one-way key cards at intervals 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 160
Harry Vosburgh A Principle in Disguise divided one-way backs inspired by "A Principle in Disguise" (Jack Vosburgh, 1935) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 160
Unknown Knock Out Counting Trick Automatic Placement procedure 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
Unknown A Card and A Number Automatic Placement procedure 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
Unknown Easy Card Divination 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 180
Frank Lane Easy Card Discovery selection found via card counting 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 181
Al Baker Out on Location 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 186
Charles T. Jordan Stop and Think odd/even system for divided deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 196
Charles T. Jordan Novel Card Discovery odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Improved Marvelous Prediction odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles, set-up in front of spectators by openly dealing into some heaps 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Dead Easy Location divided deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Charles T. Jordan Cagliostro's Vision complicated key card placement with dealing 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Charles T. Jordan Mephistopheles' Touch divination with a partial stack varied by "Among Friends" (Herb Runge, 1947) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 203
Theodore Annemann One in Fourteen selection from cyclic set-up (Eight Kings, Si Stebbins, ...) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Unknown Shark Food stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 206
Dai Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 208
Charles T. Jordan The Wizard's Dream free selection in riffle shuffled deck is found, full stack 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 210
Theodore Annemann $1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky see also "The $ 1,000 Test Card Location" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 215
Charles T. Jordan Premier Card Discovery odd/even 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 227
Unknown A Simple Location thirteen cards of one suit together 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 227
William Larsen Out of Sight card chosen behind back from stacked deck, key card palmed and glimpsed 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
Unknown Naming Chosen Card odd/even divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Unknown System finding card after 2 riffle shuffles, stacked deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 234
Unknown A Prearranged Pack of Cards that can be Shuffled long-short deck with pairs that fit together via Si Stebbins system 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 235
Unknown Six Piles twelve card set-up 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Charles T. Jordan New Pack Detection divided deck principle with new deck order 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 239
William Larsen Count Down Detection partial stack and fishing 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 242
Unknown Out of the Room Discovery stripper deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Unknown Neat Card Detection only with Bicycle backs from the old days... 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Dai Vernon Miracle Card Location daup on case 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 302
David Devant Thought Card Discovered punching selection secretly 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 306
Unknown Impromptu Detection scratching as edge marks 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Unknown It's Up to You impromptu punching some key cards varied by "Curvature" (Karl Fulves, 1983) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 308
U. F. Grant Behind the Pack counting procedure, short card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Walter B. Gibson Master Card Location counting while spreading 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Ben Erens Miracle Card Location nail nick while inserting card in fan 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Unknown Watch His Elbow spectator's elbows betray counting procedure 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Unknown Two Pile Trick varied by "Two Pile Trick" (Frederick Braue, 1985) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles inspired by "Jinxed" (Steve Beam, 1986) 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1936/37") 182
Sidney Margulies One in Fifty-Two working range down to 6-7 possible cards, then fishing 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 189
Theodore Annemann Locatrik location with two keys and two outs, Gemini Twins precursor 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 262
Yank Hoe Location with Crimp magician inserts card 1938 Greater Magic 47
Theodore Annemann Sixth Method. (Crimp and table spread) crimped distant key 1938 Greater Magic 55
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Crimp Technique crimping selection while pushing spread forward 1938 Greater Magic 57
Unknown "It's Up to You" using nail pricking 1938 Greater Magic 64
Unknown The Knife-Blade Detection scratching the face 1938 Greater Magic 65
Al Baker A Problem in Plumbago stacked and daub 1938 Greater Magic 67
Unknown The Divided Pack: The Red and Black Location with note of mixed-suit separation 1938 Greater Magic 85
Unknown The "Reversible" Location using one-way feature of faces 1938 Greater Magic 88
John Northern Hilliard Experiment in Mind Reading key and shiner 1938 Greater Magic 92
Unknown The Top Card Location key card starts on top 1938 Greater Magic 95
Unknown The Top and Bottom Location having 2 key cards 1938 Greater Magic 96
Unknown The Master Card Location two key cards, spectator riffle shuffles 1938 Greater Magic 97
Unknown The Incomprehensible Detection full stack 1938 Greater Magic 103
Unknown 7. Red and black location featuring Jordan's false shuffle 1938 Greater Magic 174
Unknown A Mental Discovery - First Method by dealing 1938 Greater Magic 227
Carl Waring Jones The Three Pile Trick spectator notes position of mentally selected card, 1st card is key card varied by "Alone in the Dark" (Jack Parker, 2007) 1938 Greater Magic 234
Unknown A Miracle Discovery hands off key card placement 1938 Greater Magic 246
George G. Kaplan The "Impossible" Location clever 1938 Greater Magic 269
Dr. Buell A Test Discovery one-way pointer cards 1938 Greater Magic 287
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
Dai Vernon With Unprepared Cards. A Method by Mr. Dai Vernon spectator selects card in other room, subtle crimp 1938 Greater Magic 347
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 2 really blindfolded, short card 1938 Greater Magic 465
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 3 really blindfolded, short card 1938 Greater Magic 466
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 5 really blindfolded, short card 1938 Greater Magic 467
Paul Rosini The Daub. A Miracle Location 1938 Greater Magic 495
Unknown To Make the Spectator Reverse the Card Himself one way deck see also "The Involuntary Stooge" (Fred Kaps, 2010) 1938 Greater Magic 497
Ralph W. Hull The Tuned Deck six phases, 2 corner shorts see also "Sensitive Fingertips" (Bill Simon, 1949) 1938 Greater Magic 517
Al Baker Red-Black Detection method to set up during trick 1938 Greater Magic 542
Paul Rosini A Great Location Trick subtle key card location see also "Your Number - Your Card" (Paul Rosini, 1994) 1938 Greater Magic 570
Theodore Annemann The Ultra Find handling for interlocking chain location that avoids obvious studying of order 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 267
Martin Gardner Three Piles see also "The ----- of -- Trick" (Martin Gardner, 1938) 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Winter Extra 1937/38") 277
Al Baker Nufind two key cards 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 299
Theodore Annemann Found Out two keys and bank of one suit 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1938") 323
Frederick Braue A Two Pile Mystery 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 38
Orville Wayne Meyer The "Last Word" Location two key cards, multiple out procedure in placing one of the keys 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 43
Theodore Annemann Eagle Location risky location in which spectator shuffles his own card back see also "Eagle Eye" (Brad Hodgins & Ross Taylor, 2017) 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 397
Julian J. Proskauer Smeero 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 60) 434
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature three random names are spelled, selection found, automatic placement procedure see also "Combination" (Al Cohn, 1940) 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 64) 450
Howard Warringer Fingeraura challenge location using scotch tape secretly applied to card 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 489
Percy Abbott The Certain Card Trick 1940 Expert Card Technique 403
Charles Bertram The Bridge Location bridged deck 1940 Expert Card Technique 127
Charlie Miller The Bridge Location bridged deck 1940 Expert Card Technique 128
Charlie Miller The Danbury Deliver fingertip peek 1940 Expert Card Technique 307
Paul Rosini The Gamblers Outwitted daub 1940 Expert Card Technique 217
Paul Rosini A Rosi-Cruzian Mystery daub 1940 Expert Card Technique 219
Unknown At the Top risky 1940 Expert Card Technique 153
Unknown Double Less One faros and crimped key 1940 Expert Card Technique 154
Unknown The Eighteenth Card using 18-35-faro-principle with honest shuffle, risky 1940 Expert Card Technique 150
Unknown Faced Deck Reverse Location fair control, faced deck 1940 Expert Card Technique 342
Unknown Impromptu Location saliva 1940 Expert Card Technique 322
Jack McMillen Mind Mirror one suit on top see also "The Mind Mirror" (Jack McMillen & Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue, 1941),
varied by "The Third Shuffle" (Jason England, 2009)
1940 Expert Card Technique 223
Unknown Risk Location Shuffle Tracking 1940 Expert Card Technique 339
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Location spelling see also "Middle Maze" (Bruce Elliott, 1941) 1940 Expert Card Technique 397
Unknown The Wheel Location card peeked at, fan, card withdrawn see also "Peek Control" (Dai Vernon & Max Malini, 1985) 1940 Expert Card Technique 325
Edward Marlo Two Pets - A. First Pet bridged deck 1940 Early Marlo (Section "Pasteboard Presto") 8
Edward Marlo B. Second Pet bridged deck 1940 Early Marlo (Section "Pasteboard Presto") 9
Edward Marlo The First Miracle spectator looks at any card in table spread while performer looks away 1940 Early Marlo (Section "Pasteboard Presto") 11
Unknown Wheels within Wheels saliva used as daub 1940 Expert Card Technique 327
Hubert Elliott Sky Sense selection moved from pile to pile, divined by performer, key card 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 533
Henry Hardin Houdin's Dream one-way faces via pips, no-touch reversal method with book used as plate 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 598
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 Concentration spectator crimps his card without knowing 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magical Ways and Means") 219
Al Baker Effect 2 double backer, cut-deeper flair 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magical Ways and Means") 198
Frederick Braue Card Instinct Ace to King of one suit on top 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 31
Frederick Braue The Challenger full-deck set-up 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 32
Jack McMillen & Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Mind Mirror with stripper deck see also "Mind Mirror" (Jack McMillen, 1940) 1941 The Stripper Deck 16
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue Phenomenal touched card found, distant key card 1941 The Stripper Deck 18
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue A Subtle Location spectator counts down and remembers card, two handlings, stripper deck 1941 The Stripper Deck 21
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Stripper Key 1941 The Stripper Deck 23
Herb Runge Duo Locato Finale 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 145) 812
Joe Berg Joe Berg's "Count Down" Card Mystery spectator does some dealing and remembering, then finds his own card via fan force see also "Tribute to Tarbell" (Richard Osterlind, 1999) 1941 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 213
Unknown A Baffling Discovery 1 out of 5 1941 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 234
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key card see also "The Miracle Divination" (Eugenia Braue, 1943) 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 8
Henry Christ & Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Perfect Card Location - Impromptu Method see footnote 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 9
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue A Salted Card deck cuts itself at selection when thrown on table 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 29
George G. Kaplan & Audley Walsh & Al Baker A Clever Card Discovery mathematical, based on Telephone Mystery 1942 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 208
Eugenia Braue The Miracle Divination ungaffed method inspired by "The Perfect Card Location" (Henry Christ, 1942),
see also "Divination Supreme" (Warren Wiersbe, 1946)
1943 Tricks and Sleights 14
Clyde Cairy Ode to The Jinx three piles, one card from one pile selected and packet counted, card is found in performer's pocket 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 193
Theodore Annemann Locatrix selection is located behind back 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes Par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Al Baker Nufind two key cards 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 33
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Discovery 1944 Action with Cards 9
Edward Marlo The Peek Location spectator peeks himself 1945 Tricks with Daub 5
Edward Marlo Spectator Peeks Again 1945 Tricks with Daub 5
Edward Marlo The Spectator Cuts daubed key card 1945 Tricks with Daub 5
Bill Gusias Bill's Trick daubed edge 1945 Tricks with Daub 8
Edward Marlo & Bill Gusias Poker Face 1945 Tricks with Daub 8
Julian J. Proskauer Carbo daub from carbon paper 1945 My Best 106
Clayton Rawson The Mental Broadcast wax varied by "Clayton Rawson's Mental Broadcast" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1945 My Best 108
Capt. Jones Screwey Card Location 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 35
Edward Marlo The Marlo Miracle saliva 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 319
Arthur H. Buckley Four Chances - A Novel Card Location Experiment No. 13 - position where spectator cuts to is estimated 1946 Card Control 163
Warren Wiersbe Packet Prediction cards cut off top and bottom to show no key cards are in use see also "Sixth Fooler" (Edward Marlo & Warren Wiersbe, 1958),
varied by "Psykick" (Karl Fulves, 1988),
"Psykick II" (Karl Fulves, 1989)
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 3
Warren Wiersbe Royal Mentalism a selected court card is divined 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 12
Warren Wiersbe Superstitious Mentalism four key cards 13 apart 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 14
Warren Wiersbe Divination Supreme cards shuffled face-up face-down in process by spectator inspired by "The Miracle Divination" (Eugenia Braue, 1943) 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 17
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 27
Edward Marlo Miracle Location part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine" see also "Progressive Miracle" (Edward Marlo, 1958) 1947 Marlo In Spades 14
J. B. Bobo Found card selected with seemingly fair cutting procedure, key card 1947 Watch This One! 35
J. B. Bobo Bobo Locatrix card selected with seemingly fair cutting procedure, key card, location via "Trick that Cannot be Explained" type procedure 1947 Watch This One! 36
Charles T. Jordan A New Card Discovery key above and below selection and riffle shuffle, added in 1947 reprint (instead of "Just a Square of Paper") 1947 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects") 38
Herb Runge Among Friends routine inspired by "Mephistopheles' Touch" (Charles T. Jordan, 1937) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 482
Paul Rosini The Three Piles key card 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 71
Unknown An Incomprehensible Divination small packet challenge location 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 136
Unknown An Instinct for Cards one suit in order 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 32
Jack McMillen Mirror of the Mind suit together 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 34
Unknown Reds and Blacks divided pack 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 234
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Card remote key 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 73
George G. Kaplan Out-of-the-Room Selection using the corner-short 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 42
Unknown Double-Back Corner-Short Location out of the room selection see also "Turn of the Century" (Paul Curry, 1974) 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 44
Unknown The Topsy-Turvy Fan using odd/even separation and corner-short 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 51
George G. Kaplan The Yogi´s Secret putting flesh-colored daub on spectators forehead for an out of the room selection 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 163
Herb Runge Arranged 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 622
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Eeny-Meeny see also p. 757 inspired by "Self-Shuffle" (Lu Brent, 1942) 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 158) 636
Herb Runge Hi-Lo as Herb Rungie, prediction of two amounts of cards and selection is found 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 162) 652
George B. Anderson Card Muscles with contact mindreading 1949 It Must Be Mindreading 42
Clayton Rawson Under the Table cards under table, one selected, shuffled and found, three methods see also "Under More! Table" (George Blake, 1949),
"Under the Table" (Karl Fulves, 1996)
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 682
Cy Endfield Time Must Tell using natural imperfection also published as "Time Must Tell" (Cy Endfield, 1955),
"Time Must Tell" (Cy Endfield, 1956)
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 696
George Blake Under More! Table several methods for finding a card selected under a table see also "Under the Table" (Clayton Rawson, 1949) 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 698
Herb Runge Fifty-Two to One 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 711
Roy Walton ABC 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 752
Vynn Boyar Blind! blindfolded card location 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 760
Max Holden Mind Control Locate with key card 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 77
Royal Vale Heath Tap Tap Tap selection and five other cards are put in envelopes, performer taps the envelopes and spectator mentally spells his card, when he stops the performer his hand is on the correct envelope 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 201) 802
L. Vosburgh Lyons & James A. Fowler Howdy Knowit! with 27 cards, three piles, performer knows selection and position 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 210) 840
Bill Simon Mind Reading spectator thinks of a number and remembers the card on it's position, after the performer fails to find it, the spectator finds his card at the number turned over 1952 Effective Card Magic 145
Oscar Weigle A Trick that Grows on You 1952 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 249) 996
Ronald B. Edwards Upsy Downsy 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 253) 1011
John Hamilton Re V Eyes D 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 264) 1057
Edward Marlo The Marlo Miracle saliva 1953 The Cardician 7
Aage Darling Vibrato performer is blindfolded, thought of card is found 1953 I'll Read Your Mind 9
Alex Elmsley Failure also published as "Failure" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Cy Endfield Time Must Tell using natural imperfection also published as "Time Must Tell" (Cy Endfield, 1949) 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part III 25
Gene Grant Psychia 1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 6
Gene Grant Psychia-Trik spectator turns over and choses a card, performer finds it see also "Variation on Effects" (Gene Grant, 1955) 1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 8
Cy Endfield Time Must Tell using natural imperfection, clock lay out, with lie detector presentation also published as "Time Must Tell" (Cy Endfield, 1949) 1956 The Best in Magic 110
Edward Marlo Progressive Miracle repeated multiple times inspired by "Miracle Location" (Edward Marlo, 1947) 1958 Faro Notes 22
Edward Marlo New Deck P.M. version of "Progressive Miracle" described before 1958 Faro Notes 27
Edward Marlo It's Mathematical stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, two effects 1958 Faro Notes 40
Edward Marlo Fifth Fooler 26th card is forced with procedure similar to automatic placement 1958 Faro Notes 52
Dai Vernon Elastic Touch Rubber particles mark the spot 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 39
Dai Vernon Look up spectator spreads through deck and thinks of one see also "Estimation #2" (John C. Wagner & Dai Vernon, 1987) 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 75
Sidney Lawrence The Trio Routine with three effects:
- Two Minds - a Single Thought (two spectator's think of the same card)
- Before Your Very Eyes (finding selection)
- Gamma Location (challenge card location)
varied by "Blue Dice" (Marvin Johnson, 1970) 1959 Card Tricks 314
Edward Marlo Stay-Stack Miracle 1959 The Cardiste (Issue 12) 7
Dai Vernon Spring Crimp waterfall crimp 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 59
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 4 card chosen from and replaced in spread, fair, found via stop trick 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 12
Rolland Hamblen & Charlie Miller & U. F. Grant Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 9 spectator remembers card and its position, card stabbed in deck, its value used to count down and find selection 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 20
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 14 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 24
Charlie Miller & Dai Vernon Variation of Vernon's Spread Trick 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 35
Charlie Miller Behind Back Location 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 59
Edward Marlo Mechanical Estimation Effects as a location or spelling effect 1962 Estimation 10
Edward Marlo The Magic Card a Four-spot is used to find selection, estimation see also "The Magic Four" (Edward Marlo, 1952) 1962 Estimation 11
Edward Marlo "Think I'll Stop Here" using Vernon's ending procedure from OOSOOM as a multiple out for estimation location see also "Out of sight - out of mind" (Dai Vernon, 1960) 1962 Estimation 12
Edward Marlo "Chosen Card Count Down" value of free selection is used to find fair selection, estimation 1962 Estimation 13
Edward Marlo Reversed Card Out multiple out for estimation location 1962 Estimation 15
Edward Marlo Packet Estimation performer announces position of card, estimation 1962 Estimation 24
Edward Marlo Key Card Plus Estimation:
First Method
Second Method
Third Method
combining estimation with a distant key 1962 Estimation 24
Unknown & Edward Marlo Fifth Method spectator's shuffle likely retains top/bottom cards, key card 1962 Estimation 29
Edward Marlo Sixth Method out-of-hand key card placement 1962 Estimation 30
Edward Marlo Seventh Method crimp with estimation-out 1962 Estimation 30
Edward Marlo Eigth Method
Ninth Method
"natural air pocket" principle 1962 Estimation 31
Edward Marlo Tenth Method real overhand shuffle after fingertip peek estimation 1962 Estimation 32
Edward Marlo Eleventh Method real riffle shuffle in lieu of a faro after estimated fingertip peek 1962 Estimation 33
Edward Marlo Twelfth Method based on principle that spectator shuffles top card to bottom in small packet overhand shuffle 1962 Estimation 33
Edward Marlo Color Eliminator Effect no question asked, estimation 1962 Estimation 36
Edward Marlo Fingertip Location fingertip peeked at card is located, estimation and key 1962 Estimation 42
Harry Lorayne The Sloppy Card Trick saliva for control, appears on named number up to 10 1962 Close-up Card Magic 42
Harry Lorayne Impossibility distant key card in spread 1962 Close-up Card Magic 67
Harry Lorayne This is Mind-Reading? two key cards, spectator shuffles, out of hands selection see also "New Card Discovery" (1937) 1962 Close-up Card Magic 86
Dai Vernon Vernon Miracle Card Location daup on case 1962 Early Vernon 21
Dai Vernon Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up varied by "Super Duplex Count-Down" (Peter Duffie, 1997) 1962 Early Vernon 23
Dai Vernon New Super Countdown red-black alternating set-up, gilbreath 1962 Early Vernon 55
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 4: Miracle Location with the chance for a miracle effect 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 15
Edward Marlo Miracle Location with one suit from ace to king set-up, faro and non-faro handling 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 30
Edward Marlo Ultra Repeat with repeat phase and face-up/face-down challenge location as clean-up, retaining divided deck (odd/even) inspired by "Elmsley's Ultra Mental" (Alex Elmsley, 1964) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Steve Shimm Remote Recovery see also p. 864 for comment by Karl Fulves see also glass powder suggestion by Art Lyle on page 31 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 16
Karl Fulves Static Problems with Cards - No. One
selection made by stabbing joker into deck without removing selection, how to control it
Solutions: see references
varied by "Static" (William P. Miesel, 1966),
"Static" (James West, 1966),
"Fourth Static Solution" (Milton Kort, 1966),
"Three Static Solutions" (Milton Kort, 1966),
"Cased Static" (Karl Fulves, 1966),
"Static" (Francis Haxton, 1966)
1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 19
Karl Fulves Seclusion Problems with Cards - No. Two
card cut to with deck under handkerchief and replaced, also multiple cards
for solutions see references
varied by "Seclusion" (Mike Rogers, 1966),
"Seclusion" (George de Ghetto, 1966),
"Seclusion" (Francis Haxton, 1966),
"Seclusion" (Paul Sweetman, 1966)
1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 29
Francis Haxton Static two solutions inspired by "Static" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 29
Karl Fulves Cased Static deck in case, scotch tape, solution inspired by "Static" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 29
Milton Kort Three Static Solutions three solutions inspired by "Static" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 30
Don Nielson Reader's Digest Card Trick scotch tape secretly attached to key card 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 32
Milton Kort Fourth Static Solution solution inspired by "Static" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 39
Paul Sweetman Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, cyclical stack with corner shorts, solution inspired by "Seclusion" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 39
George de Ghetto Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solution inspired by "Seclusion" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 40
Karl Fulves The Isolated Instance Problems with Cards - No. Seven
paper wall with half deck protruding on both sides, spectator removes and reinserts card on one side, performer same on other side
1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 55
James West Static solution inspired by "Static" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 56
Mike Rogers Seclusion solution inspired by "Seclusion" (Karl Fulves, 1966) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 56
Karl Fulves Greeks Bearing Gifts four queens removed, one selected and found, repeated in different ways, last queen torn and initialed piece found, initials as one-way feature see also p. 76 for alternative ending by Al Altman 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 58
Dai Vernon "Secrets" six, seven, eight, nine 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 27
Edward Marlo Farocation faro location with new pack order stack 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 4
Roy Walton Dead Easy Location four key cards inspired by Larry Jennings problem 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 79
Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
cut-to card counted to in other deck via its value
1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 129
Edward Marlo All Fair Location red black divided & faro 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 139
Ned Rutledge & James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Scales spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection 1967 Between Two Minds 7
Alan Keith Your Card Sir! two methods, memorized deck and new pack order 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 74
L. Vosburgh Lyons Triphecy II see also Phoenix p. 607 for Lyons' other method see also "Triphecy" (L. Vosburgh Lyons, 1948) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 163
Jack Avis An Ace Locator aces distributed as key cards see also p. 179 for further references 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 180
Karl Fulves Double Indemnity spectator riffle shuffles and remembers card at position 26, then removes cards from top and bottom, still located, repeat see also "Spread Correction" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1968 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 54
Edward Marlo Jordan Plus Marlo selection found after 3 riffle shuffles, chains, stack 1969 Epilogue (Issue 5) 39
Bruce Cervon Realization see also "Realization" (Bruce Cervon, 1998) 1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 4
Karl Fulves What - No Reversal? stripper deck throw offs 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Third Supplement") 84
Milbourne Christopher Riffle Glimpse glimpsing odd-colored card in divided deck, credit information, divided deck 1970 Epilogue (Issue 10) 76
Dai Vernon Color Cut shuffled deck cut into five packets, spectator removes bottom card of any packet and places it on top of any packet behind performer's back, card found, repeat, then a spectator finds card, one color crimped 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 335
Dai Vernon The IBM Card "deck as computer", ten-card packet 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 385
Paul Swinford The Elmsley Touch inspired by "Late Night Location" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1971 More Faro Fantasy 48
Lenny Greenfader Card to Wallet selection procedure with number and card at that position 1971 Reputation-Makers 187
Harry Lorayne Faro Quickie & Follow-Up two face up cards find selection peeked at, followed by challenge location with nail nick 1971 Reputation-Makers 254
Karl Fulves Cards And A Number... counting selection procedure varied by "Right Here Is Your Card" (William P. Miesel, 1992) 1971 The Book of Numbers 5
Karl Fulves Controlled Cut controlling card 26 apart from a key, non-slip cut 1971 The Book of Numbers 26
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought divided deck location, then set-up for "No Mirror" see also "No Mirror" (Jack Posetary*, 1970),
"Technicolor Thought" (Karl Fulves, 1971)
1971 The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 16
Edward Marlo & Henry Christ Marlo on the Christ Force as key card placement, five variations see also "Ten Paces to the Right" (Roy Walton, 1971),
"Turn of the Century" (Paul Curry, 1974)
1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 283
Jon Racherbaumer Racherbaumer Variation Christ Force as key card placement, red black setup 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 285
Arthur Hill* The Odd Color number of red cards in one half counted, that number of black cards counted down, this card predicted, see also p. 439
- The Follow Up (location effect)
varied by "Duo Colors" (Roy Walton, 1972) 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 424
Harry Lorayne Red-Black Location divided deck, riffle glimpse 1972 The Great Divide 2
Alex Elmsley & Roy Walton As A Single Card Discovery Expansion Notes, faro and 26 key 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
David Solomon & Steve Draun S-D Location two phase location varied by "Card Clairvoyant" (Henry Christ, 1972),
"Sunken 21" (Jack Parker, 2007)
1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 65
Henry Christ Card Clairvoyant improvement inspired by "S-D Location" (David Solomon & Steve Draun, 1972) 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 78
Jon Racherbaumer Ho-Hum Humdinger set-up, application inspired by "A Location" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1972 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 30
James G. Thompson Jr. Tangible Intangible presented as thought-of card 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio) 493
Roy Walton Duo Colors shuffled deck location, spectator has to count number of red cards in a dealt packet and count through the black cards in the rest of the deck to that number inspired by "The Odd Color" (Arthur Hill*, 1971) 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 547
Harry Lorayne Deal Location 1973 Rim Shots 78
Harry Lorayne Improvisation Location placing 2 key cards 1973 Rim Shots 113
Karl Fulves Random Thot mathematical procedure 1973 Notes From Underground 48
Gerald Kosky Yore Finder two key cards and optional fishing, credit correction on page 65 see also "This is Mind-Reading?" (Harry Lorayne, 1962) 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 39
Jon Racherbaumer Challenge Location see "Publisher's Note", extremely risky 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 39
Edward Marlo Jordan plus Marlo selection found after three riffle shuffles, chains, stack see also "Jordan Plus Marlo" (Edward Marlo, 1969) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 71
Karl Fulves Reconstruction performer gives deck several honest riffle shuffles, then spectator remembers card and its position, then several more honest riffle shuffles, position named and card found, interesting (also in Ibidem) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 83
Ken Krenzel Miracle Revelation inspired by "The Floating Locator" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 89
Edward G. Brown The Two Pile Trick 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 74
Edward G. Brown Two Tricks with Three Heaps 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 81
Edward G. Brown The Detective Card Trick selection is at same position as face up card in other half 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 96
Lin Searles Impossible Location out-of-hand selection (203rd force), card vanishes and reappears in deck see also "An Amusing Reversal" (Lin Searles, 1936) 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 665
Lin Searles Prophet out-of-hand selection procedure, two handlings, second one with pseudo duplicate pairs 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 667
Edward Marlo The 9999 Miracle mathematical count-down selection procedure 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 70
Edward Marlo Mathematical Marlo automatic placement, card and amount of cut-off cards is divined 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 75
Edward Marlo & Gene Nielsen More on Coincidence 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 101
Edward Marlo Miracle Location spectator shuffles, crimp 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 140
Edward Marlo A Mental Location spectator shuffles, cuts to a card, looks at it, shuffles; crimped memorized cards 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 141
Sam Schwartz Down & Under (Done Over) card chosen by cutting off cards, removing some of those into pocket, remembering card at position in rest, down-under deal location 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 718
Edward Marlo The 999 Miracle cut-off packet counted, digits added, counted down in packet, three handlings see also "Racherbaumer Note" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1975) 1975 Hierophant (Section "7 Resurrection Issue") 15
T. Nelson Downs & Bill Simon Impossible Card Location 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 187
Roy Walton Now and Then selection is found and number revealed, down-under-deal 1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 8
Stewart Judah No-Clue Locator inspired by "No Clue Card Miracle" (Gerald Kosky) 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 855
Unknown Choice & Chance see also "Double Mental" (Ben Christopher*, 1972) 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 856
Edward Marlo Marlo's Variation on an Idea variation on Marlo's Peek Deck (Secret IF) 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 299
Slydini Impromptu Miracle packet counted, numbers added and card from face remembered 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 19
Eddie Fields Tripartite Challenge card location, relatively hands-off see also "Reputation Maker" ( Rovi, 1980),
varied by "Marlo's Handling" (Edward Marlo, 1976)
1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 41
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Different handling of Tripartite by Eddie Fields inspired by "Tripartite" (Eddie Fields, 1976) 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 45
Olof Jonsson & Al Mann Sensative Finger Tips and X-Ray Eyes performer removes named card from face down spread 1976 The Third Ecstasy 33
Cy Endfield & Fred Robinson A Cy Endfield Location 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 5) 351
Roy Walton Twice Two 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 12) 454
André Robert Sirius using faro 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 99
Karl Fulves Psi-X cut and shuffle procedure, only selection (probably) at stack position afterwards varied by "More Than One Way" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1978) 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 10) 1161
Jerry K. Hartman More Than One Way "There's More Than One Way To Spin A Cut."
two decks in reverse order
inspired by "Psi-X" (Karl Fulves, 1978),
see also "One Way Ghost" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1971)
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1184
Norman Houghton Thirty-Two using automatic placement principle see also "The Recognition Reflex" (Norman Houghton, 1991) 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 225
Harry Lorayne Straight On spectator cuts anywhere, magician names card, some cards set in center, estimation as out, Vernon's?! 1979 Quantum Leaps 162
Harry Lorayne Would You Believe In Mindreading? card at thought-of number is remembered, faro 1979 Quantum Leaps 205
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 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 Blocking clocking used with only a known section in middle of deck see also "Fractional Counts" (Karl Fulves, 2005),
"Blockhead" (Karl Fulves, 2005)
1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 39
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
Karl Fulves St. Regis Sleight II half stack used to key position of selection made from incomplete riffle shuffled deck 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 2
Karl Fulves R/S Plus One-Way Riffle Shuffle Control variation that sorts one-way in front of audience 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 20
Bernard Bilis The Impossible Glimpse new pack order, incomplete faro 1980 French Pasteboards 8
Edward Marlo Suit Selection Routine using 2 decks and a switch, find duplicate in 2nd deck 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 206
André Robert Tele "Vision" using estimation 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 335
Roy G. Vasquez A Mid-Count Trick 1980 Parallel Lines 39
Jeff Busby The Insane Australian packet hidden, card at same position noted in rest 1980 Curioser 26
Jeff Busby No Commercial Potential Klondike Shuffle and Down/Under Deal inspired by "Isaac's Law" (Karl Fulves, Magic and Spells Quarterly),
see also "Second Law" (Karl Fulves, 1970)
1980 Curioser 28
Rovi Reputation Maker very similar to Eddie Fields "Tripartite" see also "Tripartite" (Eddie Fields, 1976) 1980 Rovi Reveals 14
Andrew Galloway The Horowitz Variation card is found with a locator card in second pile 1980 Diverting Card Magic 23
Jon Racherbaumer & Jack Avis Wired Hidden Power card remembered at total of cut-off packet inspired by "Hidden Power" (Jack Avis, 1968) 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 26
Karl Fulves 4-Ever spectator cuts, remembers card and replaces, faro see also "No Contact Location" (Karl Fulves, 1996) 1981 Fourcast 16
Karl Fulves 4-More quicker version of 4-Ever 1981 Fourcast 17
Karl Fulves 4-See performer's card is found next to selection 1981 Fourcast 18
Karl Fulves 4-Bidden 1981 Fourcast 19
Karl Fulves Psychic Option method for finding out the suit or position of a cut to card, three variations 1981 Fourcast 25
Karl Fulves Sorting the Suits locating a card 1981 Fourcast 32
Karl Fulves The Crooked Clue see also "Unbeknownst" (Karl Fulves, 1989) 1981 Fourcast 36
Larry Jennings LJ's Prophet spectator cuts off pile, remembers card at same position in rest of deck, deals pile into four piles and top values are added to find selection 1981 The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1351
Harry Lorayne Out Of Hand distant key, faro 1982 Best of Friends 337
Jon Racherbaumer Reflex Spell selection by cutting off a number of cards and remembering card at that position, automatic placement 1982 Best of Friends 356
Larry Jennings Try To Remember out of hand selection, faro, performer knows position of card 1982 Best of Friends 504
Harry Lorayne Ultra Location red black alternating deck 1982 Best of Friends 556
Steven Kuske Location card peeked at in case is found 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1053
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
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placement, impossible is spelled 1982 A Visit With Larry Jennings 5
Daryl Martinez Magician Fooler 1982 Something for Everyone 1
Daryl Martinez A Few More Ideas ideas for previous "Magician Fooler" 1982 Something for Everyone 2
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
Thomas Alan Waters Talismanacle spectator selects a card, presentation with ring or amulet which is able to pick ab vibrations from the card
- Variation One: Memorized Deck
- Variation Two: Stripper Pack
- Variation Two-and-a-Half: Stripper Pack
- Variation Three: Stripper Pack
see also Ed Marlo (Ibidem #8, p. 11),
"Future Ghost" (Alan Brown*, 1970)
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Deckalogue") 203
Thomas Alan Waters & Bill Murata Waikikut spectator cuts third on table, next third face up on it and the rest on top, spectator decides which cards performer has to divine, face up card or two face down cards, Bill Murata's Waikiki Location 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Deckalogue") 231
Tom Craven Mental Nick spectator cuts small packet and counts cards, then he remembers card at that position in deck 1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 5
Edward Marlo Bluff Miracle inspired by "Galloway Bluff Force" in "Bluff Miracle" (Diverting Card Magic, 1980),
"Bluff Pass Handling" (Daryl Martinez, 1980)
1983 Marlo without Tears 126
Edward Marlo Impossible? spectator pockets cards inspired by location by Dr. R. Moershall (Card Tricks for Cardicians, 1978) 1983 Marlo without Tears 136
Faucett Ross A Questionable Miracle 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 243
Karl Fulves Nail Punch Location one or more cards, punched with fingers in different places 1983 After Jordan 2
Richard Goldshot RG Location using 2 crimps and a faro shuffle, 26 key card, see also page 1075 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 967
Dai Vernon & Unknown Vagrant's Challenge Location punching a card through clothing with pin in wallet see also "The Wallet Punch" (Dai Vernon & Unknown, 1988) 1984 Epoptica (Section "Yearbook") 292
Philip T. Goldstein Counter Feat spectator finds his card at some position 1984 Thequal 6
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Apocalypse Variations or Additions inspired by "RG Location" (Richard Goldshot, 1984) 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1075
John Riggs Thumb Print 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 156
Unknown Card Location odd-even divided deck 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 2
Unknown Heartstopper Card Trick location with duplicate (1936) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 14
Unknown Out of Possession Location visual estimation and stack with multiple out inspired by "Fourth Method" (T. Nelson Downs, 1909) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 23
Jack McMillen Astro-Vision spectator reverses his card by himself (1937) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 16
T. Nelson Downs Location knowing position of selection after replacement 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 29
Dai Vernon & Max Malini Peek Control holding break as deck is balanced on fingers, then step fan (1939) see also "The Wheel Location" (1940) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 29
Charlie Miller Additional Miller Notes - holding break while tapping on table
- nailnick and estimate distance from key
- "Vernon's 7 card, 7 piles trick."
(1940)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 1
Unknown Wax Pellet Control selection behind the back 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 23
Unknown The Fan Bridge stop on fan, cards bent up 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 24
Frederick Braue Braue's Think Trick packet cut off and counted, this number counted down in rest 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 1
Frederick Braue Three Pile Prediction counting and piles to force ninth card from top (1944)
- As a Location
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 3
Frederick Braue The Ribbonspread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually found, spread with jogged key card inspired by "The Spread" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 7
Larry Jennings Impossible automatic placement 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 44
Larry Jennings "Can't Be Done" "IMPOSSIBLE" 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 1155
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations 1986 Amperthand 1
Philip T. Goldstein Universal Speller card chosen by spelling any word 1986 Amperthand 5
Steve Beam Jinxed with five piles, with indicator card inspired by "Les Cartes par Hasard" (Stuart P. Cramer, 1937),
see also "The Trapdoor Issue #13" (Steve Beam, 2011),
varied by "Jinxed Variation" (Doug Canning, 1994)
1986 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 13) 213
David Regal Stack Attack gaining access to a "randomly" chosen card 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 224
Jim Laconte Apocalypse Variations or Additions inspired by "Not By Sight" (Tetsuyoshi Hoshino, 1987) 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 1377
Jack McMillen & Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, reprinted from The Sphinx (March 1934) 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 14
John C. Wagner & Dai Vernon Estimation #2 inspired by "Look up" (Dai Vernon, 1959) 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 99
John C. Wagner The Wagnerian Miracle spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, performer names position, estimation 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 109
Edward Marlo Nick's Trick handling of Eddie Fields' Nail Nick location 1987 Special Effects 65
Bruce Cervon Invisible Reverse/Impossible one from five 1988 The Cervon File 173
Bruce Cervon The Peek that isn't red black divided deck, with riffle-by glimpse of odd colored selection 1988 The Cervon File 230
Larry Jennings Eidetic 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 188
Dai Vernon By any Other Name divided deck 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 18
Dai Vernon The Dual Crimp 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 4
Dai Vernon Dual to the Death small packet 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 14
Dai Vernon A Face in the Night reversed deck 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 202
Dai Vernon The Scrape nailnick 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 8
Dai Vernon & Unknown The Wallet Punch see also "Vagrant's Challenge Location" (Dai Vernon & Unknown, 1984) 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 10
Dai Vernon The Challenge Locations - The Bridge 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 1
Edward Marlo Infallible Packet Estimation spectator cuts 3 packets 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 159
Edward Marlo Marked Control marked deck, key card 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 168
Edward Marlo 1st Effect using silent count (page 170) 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 171
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
Larry Jennings One-Way Deck Techniques white border, two handlings for a small packet location routine 1988 The Cardwright 134
Karl Fulves Psykick inspired by "Packet Prediction" (Warren Wiersbe, 1946),
varied by "Psykick II" (Karl Fulves, 1989)
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 34) 1404
Karl Fulves Tri Thot 1988 The Chronicles (Issue 35) 1413
Theodore Annemann One Way Location two times 1989 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 xxviii
John Scarne Doppelgänger Location great conditions, weak revelation, wrong method according to Fulves, see reference see also "The Probable Outcome" (John Scarne, Fulves' Underworld No. 2, 1995, p. 28) 1989 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 205
Dai Vernon Spellatron 1989 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 57
Richard Vollmer Perpetual Calendar using faro 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1604
Jerry Sadowitz Wilder using Pre-determined Estimation 1989 Cards on the Table 86
Jerry Sadowitz Tears in Rain using Pre-determined Estimation 1989 Cards on the Table 88
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
Karl Fulves Psykick II inspired by "Packet Prediction" (Warren Wiersbe, 1946),
"Psykick" (Karl Fulves, 1988),
see also "Makeshift" (Karl Fulves, 1989)
1989 Prototype 38
Simon Lovell Jazz Magic Some outs and ideas for improvisational magic to locate "freely named" card see also "The Trick that cannot be explained" (Dai Vernon, 1960),
"Name a Card Triumph" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1989),
"Invisible Rising Card" (Paul Harris, 1996)
1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 119
Karl Fulves Unbeknownst bridged deck see also "The Crooked Clue" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1989 Quick Card Tricks 10
Karl Fulves Marksman inspired by "Covering the Spread" (Karl Fulves, 1989) 1989 Quick Card Tricks 25
Randy Wakeman Not What it Seems three packets 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 6) 1797
Harry Lorayne Convincing key card location 1990 Trend Setters 68
Harry Lorayne "Keyn" Location key card location 1990 Trend Setters 71
Ken Krenzel Thought Bridge banded deck is tossed out, one spectator peeks a card which is divined and might travel to pocket from banded deck, ungaffed see also "Fingertip Controls" (Edward Marlo, 1988) 1990 Close-up Impact! 88
Alex Elmsley Hair Cut using a hair to mark position, selection out of performer's hands 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 358
Alex Elmsley The Clock Runs Down automatic placement 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 376
Edward Marlo Repeatable Card Location simple location with stack, eg NPO or memorized deck 1991 The Olram File (Issue 4) 15
Edward Marlo & Oscar Weigle Cure for a Late Night Location edge marked card, faro 1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 5
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley Weight While I Find It five methods, ungaffed, locator card, sticky card inspired by "Weight" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 7) 9
Norman Houghton The Recognition Reflex see also "Thirty-Two" (Norman Houghton, 1979),
"The Trapdoor Issue #40" (Steve Beam, 2011)
1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 732
Wayne Kyzer Birth Card inspired by "The Recognition Reflex" (Norman Houghton, 1991) 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 40) 734
Larry West Cut-Up amount of cut cards is divined and card changes into selection 1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 4) 8
Doug Edwards You'll Fool All divided Deck 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 2) 2034
Stephen Tucker Up to You double-Key-card Location 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 8) 2110
Edward Marlo How's That? see also "Fingertip Riffle Peek Estimation" (Edward Marlo, 1962) 1992 The Olram File (Issue 12) 16
Karl Fulves The Parallel Police spectator choses card from 8-card packet and mixes the Jacks into packet with procedure, performer finds card without looking at any faces 1992 Deceptive Practices 24
Karl Fulves Zodiac Sell card chosen in spectator's hands, another card turns face-up, ZODIAC is spelled to find selection 1992 Deceptive Practices 70
Frederick Braue Pointer Thinking with packet of cards, out-of-hand reversal by spectator 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 5
Paul Rosini The Quick Spell 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 21
Gary Plants No Way Out thought of card is located 1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 1
Tom Daugherty Heavies one way from the face 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 12) 2302
Michael DeMarco Mr. Koenig finds your card matrix layout 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 2) 2181
Bill Kalush Almost Immediately card taken from fan is known instantly 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 7) 2242
Unknown A Good Card Trick marked key card 1993 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 89
Harry Lorayne ソルトレス (Saltless) 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 107
Alex Elmsley Failure number is thought of and card at this position in shuffled deck, performer divines both (most of the time) also published as "Failure" (Alex Elmsley, 1953) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 76
Alex Elmsley A Woven and Cut Case penelope-procedure (pile cut off, counted, card at that position is selection), key is placed next to selection via faro 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 325
Alex Elmsley Autopilot separation at 26 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 326
Alex Elmsley Late Night Location stay stack with duplicates varied by "The Elmsley Touch" (Paul Swinford, 1971),
"Spell Found" (Doug Canning, 1996)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 372
Alex Elmsley Auto-Discovery two cards are used to divine a very free selection that's pocketed by spectator, stacked 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 374
Paul Rosini Your Number - Your Card see also "A Great Location Trick" (Paul Rosini, 1938) 1994 Card College - Volume 1 147
Unknown A Great Glimpse - Red and Black Series divided deck 1994 More Greater Magic 1125
Unknown Heart Beats estimating position of selection 1994 More Greater Magic 1215
John Northern Hilliard & Unknown Card Locations and Detection three methods, estimation 1994 More Greater Magic 1244
Dai Vernon Vernon 1-3 three methods 1994 More Greater Magic 1245
Doug Canning Jinxed Variation inspired by "Jinxed" (Steve Beam, 1986) 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 967
Tom Daugherty Impossible And Impossible II mathematical 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2550
Peter Duffie Thoughts on the Bottom Estimation & Bottom Deal varied by "Red Herring Location" (Paul Cummins & Peter Duffie, 2002) 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 232
Richard Vollmer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions inspired by "Mystical Countdown" (Richard Vollmer, 1995) 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 8) 2543
Richard Vollmer Mystical Countdown mathematical, one selection by spectator, one by magician inspired by "Apocalypse Variations Or Additions" (Richard Vollmer, 1995) 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 2) 2467
Richard Vollmer Mystical Countdown Follow-Up 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 2) 2468
R. Paul Wilson Absolute Zero divided deck 1995 The Little Black Book 2
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations 1995 Connotes 2
Richard Vollmer Location/Placement/Prediction faro 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 1) 2600
Unknown Impossible! a card is found under extremely fair conditions 1996 Card College - Volume 2 363
Michael Skinner A Needle in a Haystack joker placed next to thought-of card under challenge conditions, 13 extra cards behind back 1996 Classic Sampler 74
Michael Close Jazzin - The Trick that Can be Explained finding a named card via improvisation 1996 Workers Number 5 160
Philip T. Goldstein The Mockingbird missing card divined, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations 1996 Desert Seminar Notes 3
Jack McMillen & Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, with references see also The Sphinx (March 1934) 1996 Blocking Off 12
Karl Fulves No Contact Location spectator cuts and remembers face card, dealt into four piles see also "4-Ever" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1996 Blocking Off 79
Karl Fulves Beginners Only card chosen via cut/deal procedure and shuffled back is located by stabbing card next to it 1996 Blocking Off 83
Karl Fulves Thickset four cards glued together 1996 Blocking Off 116
Karl Fulves Short End short card as key 1996 Blocking Off 118
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