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Victor Farelli A "Sucker Gag" apparently strippers are used 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 68
Harry Houdini The Houdini "Bluff" Change apparently top change is done 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 71
Victor Farelli For Conjurers Only version of lazy man's card to pocket 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 93
Unknown Comedy Relief gag for people that know the air pressure turnover, double backer 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 126
U. F. Grant The Vanishing Mirror aces are found without looking at faces, apparently with mirror that vanishes, one-way backs 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 152
Russel Swan Gaglets gag, doing the pass openly 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 3) 12
Edward Marlo Super Reading apparently magician can read marks extremely fast, punch deal 1947 Marlo In Spades 24
Bruce Elliott Aces??? magician vs. gambler, doing all the moves but getting all four aces, magician's joke 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 148) 595
Dr. Ben B. Braude Baloon Buster card in on of selected balloon, for magicians, three stooges (!) 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 224) 897
Bill Simon 3. Misdirection Plus pretending to have stripper cards 1952 Effective Card Magic 143
Edward Marlo Full Deck - Five Faros returning 52 cards to their original order after only five faro shuffles 1958 Faro Notes 34
Edward Marlo Let's Start Over aces are stacked with faro and four hands are dealt, yet aces are on top again 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 116
Karl Fulves Babel impromptu levitation, Bob Still with magicians only gags, Charlie Miller, Al Flosso Cartoon 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 102
Don Nielson Supremo Deck Switch gag with light switch on card case see also p. 146 for comment by Lu Brent 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 128
Karl Fulves What - No Reversal? stripper deck throw offs 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Section "Third Supplement") 84
Jerry Andrus "Card Miracle Extraordinary" gag description of impossible effect 1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 201
Allan Ackerman Snap Change Idea card is seen, it's another card, magician's gag 1970 Magic Mafia Effects 35
Val Andrews For Magicians Only... No. 33, magician's gag for six card repeat, cards glued together in sleeve 1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 12
Edward Marlo Mock Placement gag for magicians 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 291
Jay Weiler Brainwave Gag 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 504
Jimmy Grippo Double Lift Teaser saliva 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 160
Frank Garcia Double Lift Feint apparent switch 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 161
Karl Fulves Reverse Strippers openly using stripper deck in off-beat way to fool magicians 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part Two 72
Edward Marlo "For Faro Shuffler Only" deck is separated in reds and blacks, a faro is shuffled, colors still separated 1973 Marlo's Objectives 23
Edward Marlo For Magicians Only overhand control to throw off those looking for jogs 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 32
Edward Marlo Simulated Master Move two methods 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 137
Gus Southall Pseudo Strippers simulating a stripper deck with Zarrow shuffle 1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part One 30
Harry Lorayne The Ultra Move and the Fast Pass 1975 Afterthoughts 19
Edward Marlo For Cardicians Only although they know that card is nd from top it is shown on top 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 156
Karl Fulves Tunnel Vision gaffed cards change into ungaffed cards (magicians' magic) 1976 Epilogue (Section "Special No 5") 305
Roger Smith Some Ultimate Pass Ideas pseudo pass for magicians, duplicate inspired by "Ultimate Pass" (Roger Smith, Necromancer) 1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 5
Martin A. Nash Slippery Strippers pseudo Stripper Deck demo with normal cards 1979 Sleight Unseen 401
Martin A. Nash Faro Flam apparently IF Control is used 1979 Sleight Unseen 404
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Invisible Pass Routine first single cards come to top, then all aces (presented as invisible pass demonstration) varied by "Passed Ambitions" (Joel Givens, 1996) 1979 Quantum Leaps 116
Simon Lovell Two Faced 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 10) 750
Edward Marlo Control Throw-Offs in foreword, apparently magician follows control of card, 3 approaches 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4
Edward Marlo Control Fake-Outs - Jog Shuffle Fake-Out puzzle magicians that follow the control, two methods 1980 Hierophant (Section "The Last Hierophant") 38
Edward Marlo I-F Control Fake-Out puzzle magicians that follow the control 1980 Hierophant (Section "The Last Hierophant") 38
Herb Zarrow Faro Throw-Off locator card changes into selection, faro is apparently used as part of method 1982 Best of Friends 201
Steve Beam Leftovers a computer gag, Henry Pettit, Dan Garrett, Phil Young, Wayn Kyzer's bear handed production gag, , a coin gag by Dexter Cleveland, Don Morris, a probability impossible trick for magician's by Steve Beam 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 140
Edward Marlo Gag Packet Transformation Aces to Kings, sucker flushtration count gag 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 1
Edward Marlo Are We Kidding Ourselves Ace of Spades and 3 blank cards shown, apparently they change into aces, but remain blank 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 50
Ian Baxter The Multifaked Card strange gaffed card as a gag 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 1321
Piet Forton Piet Forton's Impeccable Variations: Oops!...They Split! double apparently splits, session gag with Impeccable Double 1987 Epoptica (Issue 10) 514
Jim Hyams The Roach Trick dead roach appears from two playing cards 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 18) 306
Karl Fulves & Don Stewart on Splitting and Fusion for magicians, dated to 1950s 1989 Quick Card Tricks 33
Steve Pressley & Steve Hook & Steve Beam High Rise static electricity, cards stick on finger, also as a gag 1990 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 635
Tom Craven Signed Wallet to Card Case 1991 Card to Wallet 159
Michael Close First Application of MC Spread Double Lift, as fake side steal to impress magicians 1991 Workers Number 2 43
Horace Goldin & John Northern Hilliard "How It Is Done", or "The Indeceptive Deception", or "One For The Wise Ones" sucker key card placement to throw off magicians 1994 More Greater Magic 1207
Robert Parrish All I Know About Cards (In About Five Minutes) funny sequence for magicians in which sleights are demonstrated with a deck of only two cards 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 76
Justin Hanes Strip Tease apparently stripper deck is used 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 36
Karl Fulves Fail Safe card case with "Ultra Mental Deck" sticker 1996 13 Prophets 24
Dominique Duvivier Setting a Trap Sandwich routine, sucker effect for magicians 1996 Magie Duvivier 170
Roger Klause Two Teasers - First Teaser fake multiple lift demo with apparently thick block 1997 Virtual Foolery 14
Roger Klause Second Teaser depth illusion / Vernon-Houdini ambitious phase teaser for magicians 1997 Virtual Foolery 15
Karl Fulves Shiner Gag mirror covered with tape 1998 Combo 39
Milton Kort The Off-color Twenty-one-Card Trick 21 card trick with a color changing back ending, done as a magician gag/fooler 1999 Kort 49
Karl Fulves Pseudo Hummer fooling magicians who know the Hummer CATO trick 2005 Combo II 46
Arthur Trace Who You Fooling? (Gag for magicians) A top change is apparently executed, but card is shown not to have switched 2006 It's All Relative 28
Bruce Cervon Faro Fooler from NDO to NDO with two faros, double index cards 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 32
Benjamin Earl Cloak & Dagger Top Tip... getting from Si Stebbins into Mnemonica, joke 2009 Gambit (Issue 1) 21
Chris Mayhew Trinado gag flourish cut 2013 Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 37
Kevin Ho The Box Prediction barcode gag 2014 Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 14
Kevin Ho Not Even Close Kolossal Killer spoof 2014 Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 22
Kevin Ho The Professor's Revenge inspired by "Triumph presentation idea" (Tyler Wilson, 2010) 2014 Stupid Horrible Immature Tricks 29