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Jack Avis The Jokers ten cards on table, selected one is predicted the others are jokers 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 242) 968
Jack Avis & Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus Initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed. One card is chosen, transposes with the Joker. Chosen card is now in envelope. 1953 "Come a little closer..." 33
Jack Avis Loops Entwined under handkerchief inspired by "Linked" (Paul Curry, 1947),
"Linked" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1098
Jack Avis Demented Dice 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Jack Avis Message from Hades freely chosen card predicted, pocket writing see also "Inspiration from the French" (Carl Newton, 1973) 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 221
Jack Avis Avis Spread Switch here credited to Henry Christ see also "Flexible Christ Spread Switch" (Ken Krenzel & Jack Avis, 1990),
"Avis Spread Switch" (Jack Avis, 1994)
1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 23
Jack Avis The Birthday Card Trick card is found a position of a wished month 1959 Card Tricks 312
Jack Avis Suit Force with down-under-deal 1959 Card Tricks 313
Jack Avis Sensitive Fingers naming card when feeling them behind back, then cards on either side of a selection varied by "Sensitive Fingers" (Roy Johnson, 1970) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 38
Robert Lund & Robert Stine & Dan Fowler & Jack Avis Etcetera how Dunninger fooled Dr. James Elliott, magic as art 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 57
Jack Avis Poker Dice Coincidence poker dice match dealt hand, posed as a problem 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 57
Jack Avis Slippery Aces 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 177
Jack Avis Exchanged three of four aces are switched 1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 6
Jack Avis Houdini Ring ring off rope 1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 325
Fred G. Taylor & Clayton Rawson & Jack Avis Etcetera hobbyist vs professionals 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 116
Jack Avis "Wandman" Transpo card moves from one position in deck to another, by throwing dice, using Walter Wandman dice box 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 175
Jack Avis & Larry Jennings To Lie Or Tell The Truth see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout see also p. 179 for further references 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 175
Jack Avis All Fair Mygratory Coins four coins & three cards 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 177
Jack Avis Check Cop Move coin steal 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 177
Jack Avis Tip & Load Move 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 177
Jack Avis Hidden Power card selected via Automatic Placement procedure moved to named number 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 177
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
Jack Avis Houdini Card deck sealed with crossed rubber bands, yet selection extracted underneath handkerchief, p. 241 for further reference, p. 246 for idea by Harrison Beale varied by "Houdini Card Escapes Again" (Larry Jennings, 1997) 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 225
Jack Avis Multiple Glide 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 17
Jack Avis Two - Four - Six - Eight - Find named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection see also "Direct Link" (Alex Elmsley & Bill Reid, 1994) 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 120
Jack Avis Gathering of the Clan 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 121
Jack Avis & Martin Gardner & John Brennon & Peter McDonald Etcetera 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 288
Jack Avis 3-Way Split transposition of two card with a third card (joker) on the table 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 370
Jack Avis The "Lost Ace" Trick see also "Pyramid Aces" (Jerry L. Christensen, 1977) 1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 81
Jack Avis The Siva Count 1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 82
Jack Avis Introduction 1971 The Book of Numbers 3
Jack Avis Topsy Turvy triumph with ambitious phases and four-of-a-kind kicker 1973 Epilogue (Issue 18) 163
Jack Avis Impromptu Unlimited four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King inspired by "Unlimited Elevator" (Ben Christopher*, 1972) 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 660
Jack Avis The Siva Count 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 187
Jack Avis The Sport Trick 4 blank cards, on one a picture of a girl appears and vanishes 1975 Epilogue (Issue 23) 220
Jack Avis Four Tricks: Random Speller 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 225
Jack Avis This Is My Card 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 225
Jack Avis Siva's Nightmare one-way deck, inspired by Bob Hummer's "Mindreader's Dream" 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 226
Jack Avis Five Card Do As I Did 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 226
Jack Avis A Spirit Detection drinks and countries are divined inspired by "The Miracle Divination - The Problem of the Three Coins" ( Mahendra, 1938) 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 56
Jack Avis The Wishing Envelope gimmick envelope, including three routines with it
- The Wishing Envelope
- The Jokers Wild
- Transposed Marlo Reverse
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 161
Jack Avis Spin Cut Aces cut and production, originally published in "Pentagram" 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 307
Nate Leipzig & Andrew Pargeter & John Muir & Jack Avis Simplified Spin Pass Aces twirl cut (see reference), each time an ace appears. based on "Spin Pass Aces" by John Muir in "Abracadabra No. 1027", for credit details see Pabular 4/9, p. 571 see also "Twirl Cut" (Nate Leipzig, 1963) 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 6) 527
Jack Avis Siva Count 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 638
Dai Vernon & Jack Avis & Brother John Hamman & Jay Malbrough The Pinochle Caper 4 cards change several times 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 693
Jon Racherbaumer & Jack Avis Wired Hidden Power card remembered at total of cut-off packet, based on Avis' "Hidden Count-down" (Pallbearers) 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 26
Thomas Alan Waters & Jack Avis The Occultear secretly tearing the center
- Writing Materials
- The Area of Writings
- The Fold
- The Tear
see also "Centre Tear (One Hand Variation)" (Tony Corinda & Al Koran, 1959) 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Scrypt") 171
Jack Avis Impromptu Mexican monte/twist combo with black aces and black five, then all change to red aces and red five, then all four aces inspired by "Mexican Monte" (Karl Fulves, 1972) 1981 Octet 62
Jack Avis The Elmsley-Jordan Count to Show Four Aces Siva Count basically 1981 Magic With Giant Cards 8
Jack Avis Siva Count 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 3) 19
Dr. Jacob Daley & Jack Avis Notes on Dr. Daley's Strip Out Shuffle culling of cards at known position, short ace cutting sequence with riffle shuffle placement, all very brief 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 112
Jack Avis Place-Name-26 place and obtain the name of the 26th card, faro shuffle 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 124
Jack Avis Three Zarrow Techniques - 1st Z-Technique
- 2nd Z-Technique
- 3rd Z-Technique
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 124
Jack Avis & Dr. James William Elliott On Dr. Elliott's Run-Ups 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 139
Jack Avis & Bill Reid & Alex Elmsley The Casual False Shuffle jogged packets 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 158
Jack Avis The Center Double Lift 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 37
Ken Krenzel & Jack Avis Flexible Christ Spread Switch actually Avis, not Christ see also "Avis Spread Switch" (Jack Avis, 1959) 1990 Close-up Impact! 83
Jack Avis Eight Bytes Is Enough thought card revealed with 8-card-packet as computer inspired by "More Lies" (Robert E. Neale, 1970) 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 32
Jack Avis Avis Spread Switch credit information 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 58
Jack Avis Siva Count brief 1997 Virtual Foolery 10
Milton Kort & Jack Avis Matcho Spectator freely selects one of four blue cards, magician deals out four previously placed red cards below the blue ones, the chosen blue card matches the corresponding red (first published in New Pentagram, vol. 1, no. 8, Oct 1969) varied by "Fourthright" (Philip T. Goldstein, 2002) 1999 Kort 79
Jack Avis Siva Count 1999 Baltimore Notes 6
Reinhard Müller & Jack Avis Müller Avis Dealing Procedure group variation 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 13