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Theodore Annemann Call Me Up Sometime person calls during the show and names the card someone selected 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 2
Harris Solomon Operator Calling ringing of phone divines (forced) selection 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Section "Summer Extra 1937") 220
William H. McCaffrey The Telephone Trick assistant names card over telephone, see also "Fragment: Introduction for The Telephone Trick" on page 1150 1938 Greater Magic 566
Orville Wayne Meyer Phoned Thots mirage deck 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 478
Theodore Annemann Weird Wire medium phoned and tells one out of five designs, selected cards and word varied by "Zodiaxis" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1982) 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 558
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methods see also "Zodiaccent" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1984),
also published as "Phoney" (Alan Barnert, 1956)
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 108) 433
Unknown Dial two cards are revealed over the phone 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 181
Unknown Information, Please! on the phone revelation with a stacked deck 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 182
Bob Somerfeld Telepaphone phone numbers are written on billets, one is selected, person at other end divines chosen card inspired by Howard Savage's "The Phantom Phone" in "The Sphinx", June 1929,
see also "The Accessory" (Theodore Annemann, 1939)
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 612
Louis Tannen The Psychic Number 7 using telephone code 1948 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 188
Al Baker Baker's Eight-Card Trick using assistent and code 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Mental Magic") 302
Al Baker A Telemirakel actually assistant on phone 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Mental Magic") 293
Al Baker Over the Phone medium names free selection, code 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Mental Magic") 297
Al Baker Telephony card is forced 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Mental Magic") 299
Steffi Storm The Wizard Spectator freely selects card, performer calls friend over phone who announces name of selection 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 42
Theodore Annemann Telephone Mystery 1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 4
John Hamilton The Deuce You Say! 1954 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 298) 1190
Alan Barnert Phoney person on telephone knows card three times, three different methods see also "Zodiaccent" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1984),
also published as "Phoney" (Alan Barnert, 1946)
1956 The Best in Magic 203
Max Katz M. K. Telephone Code System coding a card with four cards, see Interlocutor reference for credit information inspired by "Study in Stud" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1957),
see also "Letters" (Howard Schwarzman & Raymond Hafler & Bill Spencer, 1988)
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 3
Tony Corinda (25) Phoney Business no medium, four cards and a letter 1959 Mediumistic Stunts 296
Paul Marcus Across the Void two cards are divined by medium over the phone, two deck switches 1959 Card Tricks 327
Lewis Ganson Brainwave by Telephone performing idea for the brainwave deck 1960 Magic of the Mind 50
Max Malini Telephone Trick medium names selection 1962 Malini and His Magic 76
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected card see also "Thoughts from Afar" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1965 Magician's Magic 183
Karl Fulves The Connection assistant phoned, he divines card 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 44
Peter Alexis* Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker hands inspired by "ESP + Math" (Karl Fulves, 1968) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 214
John Hamilton Additional Hamilton Ideas as telephone effect with possible lies inspired by "Eyes of the Gods" (John Hamilton, 1970) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 354
Karl Fulves A Telephone Mystery medium is called and names selection when order of deck is read out, distant key 1971 The Book of Numbers 5
Peter Alexis* Scarlock's Card phoned person knows dealt poker hands see also "Scarlock's Card" (Peter Alexis*, 1968) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 13
Karl Fulves ESPhone medium knows card, simple code 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 11
Karl Fulves Double Binary "Fone Trix", phone number out from the start, selection and three other cards read to medium 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 951
Charles Nyquist & James G. Thompson Jr. Retrospective long article about the evolution of phone effects, reprinted from Sphinx, 1942
- "20th Century Telepathy" (John Northern Hilliard)
- John Percival, Benedict and Paul Rockwood versions
- Fred D. Muth & elimination principle
- "One By Swindle" (F. Jackson)
- U. F. Grant
- "Colored Silks" (Earl Thomas)
- "Operator Calling" (Harris Solomon)
- "Right Number" (Kent Arthur)
- "The Phantom Phone" (Howard Savage)
- "Winged Thoughts" (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
- "Phoned Thots" (Orville Meyer)
1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 952
Edward Marlo & Paul Curry The Joker Reads Minds spectator thinks of card and reads order of shuffled deck, misreads joker as selection, six methods 1980 Hierophant (Section "The Last Hierophant") 5
Karl Fulves Parallel Lines "Leverage" over phone, medium is called and divines spectator's and performer's card, parallel principle, see also p. 17 see also "Leverage" (Karl Fulves, 1979) 1980 Parallel Lines 9
Karl Fulves Color Coding over phone 1980 Parallel Lines 18
Karl Fulves The King Speaks "Parallel Lines" with suit coding via a King of wanted suit 1980 Parallel Lines 19
Karl Fulves Parity Check "Parallel Lines" with color coding 1980 Parallel Lines 21
Karl Fulves Kings Encoded further strategies when clocking the deck for value and suit 1980 Parallel Lines 24
Karl Fulves Real World Considerations medium uses calculator to simplify math 1980 Parallel Lines 26
Karl Fulves Quint four cards removed by spectator, fifth one by performer, any card selected, other four read over phone, medium names selection 1980 Parallel Lines 28
Karl Fulves Name-O-Quint spectator pockets any card, then any three cards, performer adds 4th card, those are read to medium in any order who then names pocketed card 1980 Parallel Lines 31
Karl Fulves Fill The Blank three cards removed by spectator, fourth by performer, fifth by spectator and signed, read off to medium in any order which names the fifth card 1980 Parallel Lines 33
Karl Fulves Cubic Coding any five cards removed by spectator, then one chosen, other four cards read to medium over phone which names selection 1980 Parallel Lines 35
Karl Fulves Telephone Puzzler impractical card counting over the phone see also "Telephone Puzzler" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 1982 Card Counting 37
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaxis medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator inspired by "Weird Wire" (Theodore Annemann, 1940),
see also "Zodiaccent" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1984)
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Grymwyr") 265
Thomas Alan Waters Zodiaccent medium on the other end divines zodiac from spectator see also "Phoney" (Alan Barnert, 1946),
"Zodiaxis" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1982)
1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Thynk") 600
Dexter Cleveland Computer Cards with computer presentation, wizard card trick 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 50
Fitch Cheney Strange Trick telephone trick with freely named card 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 15
Steve Beam Phony Magic 1 medium on phone names card, 52 friends see also "Phoney Magic II" (Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam, 1989) 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 27) 478
Wayne Kyzer & Steve Beam Phoney Magic II phone rings, medium calls and is not called as usual see also "Phony Magic 1" (Steve Beam, 1989) 1989 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 496
Peter Warlock The Hilliard Syndrome medium called, coding through name of medium varied by "Afterthoughts on Peter Warlock's Hilliard Syndrome" (Walter Brusa, 1993) 1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Peter Warlock Childs Play card placed in box divined by medium, magnetic card box 1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 1) 11
Walter Brusa Afterthoughts on Peter Warlock's Hilliard Syndrome simplified coding inspired by "The Hilliard Syndrome" (Peter Warlock, 1992) 1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 17
Karl Fulves Who Calls? face-up/face-down mixed cards called to medium over phone who then names selection 1994 Crooked Tales 105
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected card see also "Thoughts from Afar" (Paul Curry, 1965) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 223
David Regal Party Line 2002 Constant Fooling 2 88
David Ben Psychic Cellular cell-phone guesses the chosen card 2003 Tricks 100
David Ben Cocktail Wizard 2003 Tricks 102
Karl Fulves Telephone Puzzler expanded text from 1982 edition see also "Telephone Puzzler" (Karl Fulves, 1982) 2005 Card Counting (2005 edition) 47
Karl Fulves Calling Ms. Modulo two poker hands, performer and spectator each decide on a hole card, medium tells hole card after hearing other four cards inspired by "Telephone Stud" (Wallace Lee, Math Miracles, 1950),
see also "Telephone Stud" (Karl Fulves, 2005)
2005 Clockwork 15
Karl Fulves Mind's i two piles, two spectators each remove a card and put it in other pile, performer knows both after looking through one of the piles, also over phone 2005 Clockwork 27
Karl Fulves Phone Detective previous "Clockwork" deck as telephone trick 2005 Clockwork 55
Karl Fulves Telephone Stud further credits for "Calling Ms. Modulo" see also "Calling Ms. Modulo" (Karl Fulves, 2005) 2005 Clockwork 66
Karl Fulves Moe By Phone and further references for the plot 2005 Clockwork 67
Karl Fulves Age Related four cards chosen, additional card placed in box, medium names hidden card after some of the others are called, inspired by Age Cards trick 2005 Combo II 6
Karl Fulves Transliterate medium is called and described spectator and names chosen card 2005 Combo II 93
Alain Choquette Cell Mate phone numbers on back of cards, spectator choses card face-up and face-down, dials phone number and person names other selection 2013 Seventeen Secrets - Volume 2 23