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Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins 1876 Modern Magic 57
Theodore Annemann It Goes This Way one-way faces by scratch marks, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1935") 42
Theodore Annemann The Face Up - Face Down Location using one-way faces and backs 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1935") 44
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Court Card four cards in a row, spectator turns one end for end, performer knows which one 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 18
Charles T. Jordan Faces or Backs, Which? one-way principle applied to faces and Bicycle League Backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 351
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver pointer one way from face 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 352
Unknown The "Reversible" Location using one-way feature of faces 1938 Greater Magic 88
Dr. Buell A Test Discovery one-way pointer cards 1938 Greater Magic 287
Unknown Phantaso one of five, one-way pips 1940 Expert Card Technique 273
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
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy From Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cards 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 613
Jack Vosburgh The Mystery of the Suits one of the aces is selected and found, then the suit of another selected ace is predicted 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 122) 711
Unknown The Reversed Card Spectator reverses any card in a row of five cards (end for end) while magician's back is turned, magician can tell which card is turned 1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
John Scarne The Turn Around Cards Spectator secretly turns some cards around from a row of eight cards, performer can divine which were turned (Pointer principle) 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 22
Tony Corinda (6) Annemann's One Way Deck on the faces, applied to routines with blindfolds 1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 137
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
Alan Brown* Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684 see also "Pointer Cards & Clocking Ideas" (Karl Fulves, 1982),
"Talismanacle" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1982),
varied by "One Way Ghost" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1971)
1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 357
Stephen Minch Death's Grip card is found with small skull on chain (Skull-ocation) 1974 The Book of Thoth 26
Karl Fulves Pointed Reminder small packet is cut in half with scissors, two matching halves are exchanged, performer divines which halves 1982 Card Counting 25
Karl Fulves Pointer Cards & Clocking Ideas see also "Future Ghost" (Alan Brown*, 1970) 1982 Card Counting 48
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
Pascal Monmoine One Way Deck 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1236
John Aukes Straight and Round cards are shuffled face up into face down, spectator turns over any card/s and the performer locates them 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1250
Thomas Alan Waters Groupease five packets are cut, bottom card remembered shuffled and all five cards are divined inspired by Ed Marlo's "A Miracle With Cards" in "Ibidem" No. 8, 1956. P. 11,
see also "The Three-Card Location" (Steve Ehlers, 1994)
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Thynk") 616
Thomas Alan Waters Trivese three card location 1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Myxtyr") 643
Tetsuyoshi Hoshino Not By Sight one of four aces chosen, found, one-way faces, garden-path-presentation see also "Peek-A-Boo Aces" (Nick Trost, 1997),
varied by "Apocalypse Variations or Additions" (Jim Laconte, 1987)
1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 1329
Karl Fulves Quid Pro Quota card chosen from packet, position remembered by spectator counting procedure
(A) Lockdown (11-card packet)
(B) Futures/Options (10-card packet)
(C) Go Fourth (10 cards, faro)
(D) Point of View (14 pointer cards)
(E) Cue Test
(F) First and Ten (spectator finds magicians card and vice versa)
(G) Doctor Cue
(H) HI Test
(I) Xtantra
(J) Doctor's Out
(K) Outback
varied by "Cue Sheet" (Roy Walton, 1989) 1989 Prototype 3
Frederick Braue Pointer Thinking with packet of cards, out-of-hand reversal by spectator 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 5
Tom Daugherty Heavies one way from the face 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 12) 2302
Paul Rosini Addition to Rosini's Saliva 10-Card Trick pointer cards varied by "Saliva Sorcery. II" (Paul Rosini, 1938) 1994 More Greater Magic 1073
Nick Trost Peek-A-Boo Aces Pointer Principle to tell which Ace was selected see also "Not By Sight" (Tetsuyoshi Hoshino, 1987) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 79
Thomas Fraps & Helge Thun If Worse Comes To Worse performer finds two selected and one thought-of card, one way from face (pips) varied by "Dreimal Unmöglich" (Jörg Alexander Weber, 2000) 1998 The Book 88
Paul Curry One-Way Face Design Tip scratching pips also published as "Curry Favors" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 272
Karl Fulves Pointers 2004 When Psychics Play Poker 14
Bruce Cervon & Larry Jennings 5 Card Miracle one way principle 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 57
Max Maven* Looking the Other Way two cards selected from ten cards are found, test-conditions, one way 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 72