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Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Puncture! hole moved on business card see also "Puncture!" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 213) 850
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure Card placed between black Aces vanishes to magician's pocket see also "Point of Departure" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1953 "Come a little closer..." 19
Alex Elmsley Effort for Follow the Leader ideas for Vernon's Follow the Leader, Jr. inspired by "Follow the Leader, Jr." (Dai Vernon, 1953) 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Alex Elmsley Failure 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Alex Elmsley Effort for the Ultra Close-Up Worker torn and restored pencil lead 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal see also "Mathematical Twins" (Gene Finnell, 1972),
also published as "Melbourne" (Alex Elmsley, 1973),
"Melbourne" (Alex Elmsley, 1991)
1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley 26th Card Faro Check for credit information see reference see also "Faro Check" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1958 The Faro Shuffle 11
Alex Elmsley In and Out Shuffle Definition 1958 Faro Notes 1
Alex Elmsley In and Out Definition 1958 The Faro Shuffle 1
Tony Corinda & Jon Tremaine & Alex Elmsley (1) Tapping Card Location spectator thinks of one of seven cards and taps the cards with a pencil, performer stops him when he taps the thought of card 1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 41
Alex Elmsley Aces Up tacking with faro shuffle for any number from 2-5 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 15
Alex Elmsley Stay-Stack Idea with two decks, face up into face down see also "Topsy-Turvy Stay-Stack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 16
Alex Elmsley Arab Roto-Pack using faros for various placements 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 13
Alex Elmsley & Dai Vernon Fingertip Elmsley Count 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 6
Alex Elmsley No Looking two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named, see also Brownwaves 1962 Close-up Card Magic 72
Alex Elmsley Fan Prediction #1 touched card matches with prediction 1962 Close-up Card Magic 165
Alex Elmsley Angle Jog Switch as cards are fanned 1962 Close-up Card Magic 166
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Ultra Mental ungaffed see also "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 52
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley Marlo's Faro Jogs handling possibilities for Alex Elmsley's Faro Fan idea
- Five Methods
- Side Jog to Angle Jog
- Angle Jog to Side Jog
- Table Faro Angle Jog
- Up Jogging the Reversed Card (two methods)
inspired by "Faro Fan" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 54
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brother Spectator pushes three Cards next to their Mates 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 183
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 227
Piet Forton & Alex Elmsley Three Coins and a Glass Routine Three coins produced and travel to silk held in hand. They then vanish and travel to glass 1967 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 5
Alex Elmsley & Edward Marlo Thumb-Fan Hide-Out jogged card, as switch 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 100
Alex Elmsley Cups & Balls salt production as finale, see also p. 206 see also suggestion by Jules Conway on p. 216 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 203
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley The Unwritten Prediction card dealt face down is only odd-backed card in deck
- Method 15
1969 Hierophant (Issue 1) 21
David Berglas & Alex Elmsley The Cups and Balls billiard balls as final loads 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 192
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure reprinted from reference, see also p. 320 see also "Point of Departure" (Alex Elmsley, 1953),
varied by "PoD Addition" (Paul Sweetman, 1970)
1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 309
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley signed card in ---- 2 methods 1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 142
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1971 Reputation-Makers 227
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1971 Second Time Around 76
Alex Elmsley Just a "Second" Diamond Cut Diamond, second deal 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 91
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Vanish prayer vanish 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 111
Alex Elmsley & Roy Walton Expansion Notes: As A Coincidence procedure to control 2 peeked cards 26 apart, effect application in which 2 selection appear at same position in 2 halves 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Alex Elmsley & Roy Walton As A Single Card Discovery Expansion Notes, faro and 26 key 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 113
Alex Elmsley & Roy Walton As A Triple Card Revelation Expansion Notes, faro and 26 key 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 114
Alex Elmsley The Ghost Count 1972 Tale Twisters 8
Alex Elmsley & Michael Skinner Miracle Worker between your palms 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 204
Alex Elmsley & Larry West The Elmsley Count with dollar bills, including variation "The Modified Count" 1973 Close-up Cavalcade 144
Alex Elmsley Twister puzzle about twisted wide rubber band 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 606
Alex Elmsley Between Your Palms card between spectator's palm turns out to be a later signed selection, using stranger card 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 606
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal also published as "Melbourne" (Alex Elmsley, 1953) 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 607
Alex Elmsley One at a Time Collectors selections appear one by one between 4 aces see also "Collectors, Once Again" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1976),
"One at a Time Collectors" (Alex Elmsley, 1991)
1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 28
Alex Elmsley & Edward Marlo Faro Fan - 1st Discard - In the Hands
- 2nd Discard - On the Table
- 1st Technique - in the Hands
- 2nd Technique
1974 The Ten Hand Poker Stack 117
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 181
Reinhard Müller & Alex Elmsley Late-Nite Sandwich black queens put on top, spectator cuts, sandwich in middle 1975 Hierophant (Section "7 Resurrection Issue") 33
Unknown & Alex Elmsley & Tony Faro & Ed Schuman Festive Fun a coin puzzle by Alex Elmsley and by Tony Faro, logic puzzles, making smoke powder by burning a striking surface, match problems by Tony Faro, medium card revelation, a number puzzle by Ed Schuman and how to stick a bottle on a wall
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 192
Alex Elmsley Fake Sandwich Insertion card inserted between sandwich cards one of which is secretly missing 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 193
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Cannibals including credit information on the plot by Pete Biro 1976 Epilogue (Section "Special No 4") 295
Alex Elmsley & Edward Marlo & Jon Racherbaumer Oil Slick & Water Wonderful 4 & 4, alternation climax 1976 Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 46
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count (Mechanic's Grip) 1976 Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 73
Alex Elmsley & Frederick Mosteller another encore red & black card thought of, they are spelled to after some shuffling (see Legendary Kabbala for Elmsley credit) inspired by "Encore!" (Frederick Mosteller, 1944),
see also "Miracle Mental Spell" (Derek Dingle, 1982)
1976 Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 153
David Carré & Alex Elmsley Face Up card travels from in between jokers to the middle of the deck 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 219
Alex Elmsley Flight of the Psycards three signed cards to wallet, magnetic himber wallet, no palming version 1976 The Third Ecstasy 4
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle 1977 Any Second Now 216
Alex Elmsley In and Out Terminology 1977 Faro Concepts 2
Murray Bonfeld & Alex Elmsley Principles and Routines applications inspired by "Penelope's Principle" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1977 Faro Concepts 48
Karl Fulves & Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle as a Force faro 1977 Faro Concepts 49
Alex Elmsley & Frank Thompson Elmsley Count Handling 1977 Wildcard Miracles 130
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley ATFUS 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 27
Alex Elmsley & Bob Farmer False Count four cards, hiding 2 faces 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9) 572
Alex Elmsley & Eric Mason Elmsley Count variation 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 607
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1978 The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 8
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1978 A Transatlantic Lecture 9
Alex Elmsley Boston Two Step small coin travels from handkerchief to box with half dollars, then all coins travel to handkerchief and box is empty varied by "Boston Three Step" (Fred Lowe, 1967) 1978 A new look at the Okito Box 27
Ted Biet & Alex Elmsley Pres"sure" Location inferior handling inspired by "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 181
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 182
Alex Elmsley Three as Four Elmsley Count 1979 CardMagic 77
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Prayer Vanish 1979 Tearable 2
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1979 Cycle! 1
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1979 Snow 1
Paul Swinford & Alex Elmsley 1003rd Aces 1980 Arcane (Issue 2) 15
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 13
Alex Elmsley & Walt Lees Elmsley Count 3/4, with deck still in the hand 1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 22
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1980 Masque 4
Alex Elmsley Liar's Matrix 0-1-combinations, 1 bit changed in any line gives a unique line 1980 Curioser 29
Alex Elmsley The Octal Pencil Liar's Matrix, spectator selects number column and reads out print color lying on one of them 1980 Curioser 30
Alex Elmsley Honesty Test Liar's Matrix, spectator selects word column and reads out print color lying on one of them 1980 Curioser 31
Alex Elmsley & Colin Lewry Pack Of Lies Liar's Matrix, spectator selects card column and reads out their colors, lying on one of them, different methods:
- Mnemonic Method
- No Memory
- And Again
- Lewry's Lie Detector
see also "A Four-Bit Trick" (Karl Fulves, 1980) 1980 Curioser 33
Alex Elmsley Blind Stud cards are cut and dealt out, things about hands are revealed with back turned, gray code to base 4 1980 Curioser 36
Alex Elmsley Tell Me Three Times 3 cards chosen and called out, on one of them is lied, stack 1980 Curioser 37
Alex Elmsley Parity Failure some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is lied see also "Unstacked Parity" (Roy Walton, 1980),
varied by "Parity Notes" (Charles Hudson, 1980)
1980 Curioser 38
Alex Elmsley Mental Boxer six cards are divined after cards are mixed face-up face-down, gray code see also "The Abacus Card Trick" (Roy Walton, 1970),
"ESP In Gray" (Karl Fulves, 1973)
1981 Fourcast 22
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1981 Quasimodo / A Fine Mesh 4
Fred Castle & Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Technique for doing Elmsley Count with jumbo cards, either horizontally or vertically 1981 Magic With Giant Cards 2
Derek Dingle & Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Technique 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 78
Alex Elmsley Prayer Vanish 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 579
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 39
Alex Elmsley & Edward Marlo The Elmsley Count mechanic's grip to mechanic's grip 1982 Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 15
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Grymwyr") 261
Alex Elmsley Prayer Vanish 1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 2
Alex Elmsley Fan Prediction Force Angle Jog Switch 1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 73
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley Stand up Diamonds inspired by "Diamond Cut Diamond" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1983 Marlo's Plus Package 37
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley The OPEC Count Out of Position Elmsley Count, tip 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5
Jack Avis & Bill Reid & Alex Elmsley The Casual False Shuffle jogged packets 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 158
Ken Krenzel & Alex Elmsley Slide Under Switch 1984 Cards Hit 11
Philip T. Goldstein & Alex Elmsley Q&AVM inspired by "Animal, Vegetable and Mineral" (Alex Elmsley, 1994),
see also "Trisonic" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1983)
1984 Thequal 9
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Technique 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 50
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1984 Magic from the Parade #1 18
Larry Jennings & Alex Elmsley 2002 Aces inspired by "1002nd Aces" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 4
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 47
Alex Elmsley Handwashing Vanish 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 135
Dai Vernon & Alex Elmsley The Rendezvous Force mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffle 1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 8) 15
Alex Elmsley Hand Washing Vanish 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 156
Dai Vernon & Alex Elmsley The Rendezvous Force mathematical force, Penelope's Principle with Klondike instead of faro shuffle see also "Pact Man" (Karl Fulves, 1996) 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 119
Alex Elmsley Small Packet Card Reversal unpublished, mentioned in Complete Walton Vol 1 1989 Williamson's Wonders 58
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1990 Ultra Cervon 2
Bruce Cervon & Alex Elmsley The Fabulous Cards to Pocket 3 cards, clean without duplicates inspired by "En Voyage" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1990 Ultra Cervon 59
Bruce Cervon & Alex Elmsley The BC Cards Across two signed selections from packet to packet inspired by "Chosen Cards Across" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1990 Ultra Cervon 69
Alex Elmsley The Four-Card Trick back and face of a card changes see also "Ala Elmsley" (Larry Jennings, 1975),
varied by "Another Four-Card Trick" (Larry Jennings, 1997)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 23
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 23
Alex Elmsley Flight to Witch Mountain 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 30
Frederick Braue & Alex Elmsley Braue Addition Variant 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 31
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met Oil and Water combined with Follow The Leader, 4&4 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 34
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met - The Contrasting Backs Variant 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 39
Alex Elmsley A Rebours 4&4 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 39
Alex Elmsley & Bert Douglas Elmsley's Ghost variation of Bert Douglas' "Ghost Card Trick", one of four queens changes into selection varied by "Three-Peat" (Billy McDonnell, 1994),
"Resurrection a Ghost" (Billy McDonnell, 1994)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 46
Alex Elmsley Hoftwister combo 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 47
Alex Elmsley Addition to Packet 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 50
Alex Elmsley Mini-Milton 5 cards 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 54
Alex Elmsley Five-as-five Ghost Count combining Elmsley Count and Eric de la Mare False Count, 5-as-5 while hiding one 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 55
Alex Elmsley Mixed Marriages 2 royal flushes from 2 deck, they magically arrange in same order and one selected value transposes 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 58
Alex Elmsley Serendipity 2 unknown cards sandwiched between 3 of a kind turn out to be later selections 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 61
Alex Elmsley One Poor Lion aces, kings, queens and jacks perform some transposition with story presentation 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 65
Alex Elmsley The Great Pretender card in the middle of kings changes to multiple selections 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 69
Alex Elmsley Everchange Count 4 as 5 while hiding one varied by "Everchange Count Variation" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 74
Alex Elmsley Twister's Flush with 5 cards (Royal Flush), final card vanishes and travels to pocket see also "Twisted Aces Redivivus" (Daryl Martinez, 1980) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 77
Alex Elmsley Thoughts In Transit chosen ace travels from ace packet to odd-backed ace packet inspired by "Penetration of Thought" (Dai Vernon, 1957) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 80
Alex Elmsley Neverchange Count 4 as 5, hiding one 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 81
Alex Elmsley Break Time - Battling the Bulge shifting left little finger break to right thumb 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 92
Alex Elmsley A Bluff Hand-to-hand Transfer while maintaining a break 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 92
Alex Elmsley Taking a Break in a Spread when selection is returned 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 93
Alex Elmsley Preparing for the Double Lift 2 ways to pick up a break 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 94
Alex Elmsley Fan Shuffle Strategies to control a selection or as a false shuffle 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 96
Alex Elmsley The Hook-Strip Shift overhand shuffle action multiple shift 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 99
Alex Elmsley Aces turn over at once 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 100
Alex Elmsley Top and Bottom Card Interchanges 2 methods 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 103
Alex Elmsley The Tabled Cover Reverse secretly reversing top card to second from top 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 104
Alex Elmsley The Tabled Top Change one-handed 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 107
Alex Elmsley Two Novel Slip Cuts The Swivel Slip Cut
The Undercut Slip
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 109
Alex Elmsley The Tipsy Turnover Pass 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 112
Alex Elmsley A Polished Push-Off eccentric method for block push-off 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 114
Alex Elmsley A Biddle Displacement with Follow The Leader application 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 116
Alex Elmsley The Thumb Palm Addition adding cards from bottom to top 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 119
Alex Elmsley A Card Fan Production alternative to split-fan production see also "Fan Manipulation" (1985) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 121
Alex Elmsley New Techniques for the Rear Palm several applications and transitions 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 124
Alex Elmsley The Top-card Rear Palm 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 126
Alex Elmsley & Edward Marlo The Misdirection Rear Palm 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 128
Alex Elmsley The Tap Replacement from Rear Palm 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 129
Alex Elmsley The Center-card Rear Palm as fan is formed 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 130
Alex Elmsley A One-handed Center Steal 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 133
Alex Elmsley Trouser-pocket Loading Technique from rear palm 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 135
Alex Elmsley Variations on Erdnase's First Transformation: Transformation with Outjog see also "The Upjogged Erdnase Transformation" (Gary Kurtz, 1992) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 137
Alex Elmsley Erdnase's First Transformation as a Vanish 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 140
Alex Elmsley Flying Squad card vanishes and reappears next to selection 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 141
Alex Elmsley & Edward Marlo The Misdirection Slide Palm 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 141
Alex Elmsley Two Pocket Deck Switches intro see also "Selected Sources for Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley Puncture! hole moved on business card see also "Elmsley's Puncture!" (Alex Elmsley, 1950) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 149
Alex Elmsley The Nodding Skull small skull is nodding as the performer wants it to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 154
Alex Elmsley The Visual Torn and Restored Newspaper 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 157
Alex Elmsley Ring and Paper Clip ring magically links to paper clip 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 166
Alex Elmsley The Twister (A Puzzle) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 169
Alex Elmsley Two Thimble Changes 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 172
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Color-Changing Knife Routine 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 175
Alex Elmsley The Perpetual Cigarette cigarette is lit while it is torna and restored 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 181
Alex Elmsley A Cigarette Vanish 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 185
Alex Elmsley A Production of Cigarettes in Holders 4 cigarettes in holders 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 187
Alex Elmsley Magnetic Monte 3 miniature wands, one is shown magnetic 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 192
Alex Elmsley Ring on Silk ring is thrown into silk and is instantly threaded onto silk, using Jardine Ellis ring 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 195
Alex Elmsley Physical Medium jacket is removed while thumbs are tied 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 200
Alex Elmsley Sleeve Loading for the Cups and Balls 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 202
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Cups and Balls Routine salt as final load 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 205
Alex Elmsley 1002nd Aces varied by "The 1003-1006 Aces" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1983) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 213
Alex Elmsley & Brother John Hamman The Atomic Aces 4 phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders Phase inspired by "Final Aces" (Brother John Hamman, 1989),
varied by "FantASStisch" (Jörg Alexander Weber, 2011)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 217
Alex Elmsley Repulsive Aces cannibal card routine with different presentation, two selections vanish 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 229
Alex Elmsley Double Finders 4 packets, face up ace on each, all put together, two sandwiches with selections are visible when spread 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 234
Alex Elmsley Apprentice Aces 2 cards found by performer, 2 by spectator 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 236
Alex Elmsley Pick of the Litter 4 touched cards are aces, strip out switch see also "Don't Fear the Reaper" (Aaron Fisher, 2002) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 238
Alex Elmsley Strip-Out Addition and Switch different handling than Vernon's 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 239
Alex Elmsley The Four Blanks blank cards get faces 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 242
Unknown & Alex Elmsley Double Deal from Small Packet 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 243
Alex Elmsley Five-Card Sam 5 Card Repeat with rhyming patter 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 247
Alex Elmsley Bare-Aced Hofzinser clean handling with aces in posession of spectator from the start varied by "Vicious Rumors" (John Bannon & Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 253
Alex Elmsley A Minor Triumph with 10 cards 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 256
Alex Elmsley All Backs with Aces cutting to aces presentation 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 259
Alex Elmsley A Triple Reverse with 3 selections 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 267
Alex Elmsley Infinity: Round Trip card vanishes from face of packet and reappears reversed in deck 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 269
Alex Elmsley Chosen Cards Across three (signed) selections see also "A Card in Flight" (Paul Rosini's Magical Gems, 1950, p. 14),
varied by "The BC Cards Across" (Bruce Cervon & Alex Elmsley, 1990)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 271
Alex Elmsley Invisible Card in Cigarette named card in borrowed cigarette, cigarette index see also "Swiss Poker" (Roberto Giobbi & Fred Kaps, 2016) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 274
Alex Elmsley Cigarette Switch 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 27
Alex Elmsley New Pieces to an Old Puzzle varied by "Royal Puzzle" (Larry Jennings, 1997) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 280
Alex Elmsley Liars' Club with spelling, setting up in front of spectators 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 284
Alex Elmsley One at a Time Collectors selections appear one by one between 4 aces see also "One at a Time Collectors" (Alex Elmsley, 1974) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 288
Alex Elmsley Snap Swap one under hand, one reversed in deck 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 291
Alex Elmsley Double Swap 2 selections with 2 aces in breast pocket 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 293
Alex Elmsley Ambitious to the End 3 phases 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 296
Alex Elmsley Ambitious Stranger ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 299
Alex Elmsley 7-16 down under deal, ace of spades remains, game presentation varied by "7-16" (Bill Taylor, 1974) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 309
Alex Elmsley A Double Prediction 2 cards, progressive spelling set-up, one-ahead, 16th card principle varied by "Decision" (Jules Lenier, 1969) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 311
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal see also "Kangaroo" (Roy Walton, 1975),
also published as "Melbourne" (Alex Elmsley, 1953)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 314
Alex Elmsley Australian Self-Help involving counting, spelling, down-under deal varied by "Trek Trick" (Marty Kane, 1998),
"Kermit the Leap Frog" (Marty Kane, 2010)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 317
Alex Elmsley Chance and Choice strange selection process involving down-under-deal, 3 cards 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 319
Alex Elmsley Returned to the Nest 2 decks, using automatic placement like selection procedure 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 325
Alex Elmsley Arith-Mate-Ic some cards are cut, rest is cut in 2 pile, number of cut off cards determines coincidence in 2 tabled packets varied by "Mathe-Mate-Ics" (Denis Behr & Alex Elmsley, 2015) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 328
Alex Elmsley Pother 1 deck, mathematical selection procedure from one half, Penelope Principle, all mates 26 apart 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 331
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves I 1 deck version, quite mathematical with dealing 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 333
Alex Elmsley Shadowed sunken key is used for selection 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 337
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure I 1 deck, distant key, fair selection process 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 340
Alex Elmsley The Memphis Matchmaker 1 deck, faro placement 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 343
Alex Elmsley The Right Place, The Right Time 1 deck, procedure heavy 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 345
Alex Elmsley The Book of Fortunes humorous presentation, selection derived at by "power-of-thought"-coincidence is predicted in book 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 347
Alex Elmsley Buried Treasure II distant keys, performer stops at selection 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 355
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 Calcolate X 2 2 selections made out of performer's hands, 3 keys 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 361
Alex Elmsley Cross-25 2 selections made out of performer's hands, re-matrixing also published as "Cross-25" (Alex Elmsley, 1997) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 363
Alex Elmsley Weight with small packet, marked key card see also "The Spellbinder" (1985),
"Weight While I Find It" (Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley, 1991),
"Guaranteed!" (Roberto Giobbi & Alex Elmsley & David Solomon, 2012)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 366
Alex Elmsley Choosey 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 368
Alex Elmsley Rough Tracker edge marked and roughed locator card 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 370
Alex Elmsley & Martin Gardner Card Hopper selection is found by moving a prop from card to card in a row, Martin Gardner's Parity Principle 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 371
Alex Elmsley Penny Plain performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind back, principle similar to Penelope Principle see also "Second Law" (Karl Fulves, 1970),
varied by "A Match Made in Zebulon (A Suburb of Knightdale)" (Steve Beam, 1991)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 374
Alex Elmsley The Clock Runs Down automatic placement 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 376
Alex Elmsley Mathematics and Mentalism clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faro see also "The NoBo Lie Detector" (Justin Higham & Kevin Baker, 2008),
"Unlikely Triumvirate" (2009)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 378
Alex Elmsley Misogynist's Monte card vanishes in the end 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 383
Alex Elmsley The Bridge Builder all picture cards and aces are dealt to dealer and partner, ungaffed see also "Building a Better Bridge" (Edward Marlo, 1993) 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 388
Alex Elmsley Just Lucky riffle stacking for 4 players in which top card is lost every time 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 391
Alex Elmsley Aces Up stacking with faro shuffle for any number from 2-5 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 395
Alex Elmsley & Charles Sanders Peirce Pierce Arrow unusual game in which one deals through 12 cards and tries to predict position of reversed card, actually "Peirce Arrow" 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 397
Alex Elmsley Four Flusher stacking all four royal flushes one after the other, faro stacking 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 399
Alex Elmsley A Strange Story great presentation about a poker game 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 401
Alex Elmsley & John Bannon False False Shuffle faro fan 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 27
John Bannon & Alex Elmsley Vicious Rumors inspired by "Bare-Aced Hofzinser" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 153
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley Weight While I Find It 5 methods, ungaffed, locator card, sticky card inspired by "Weight" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 7) 9
Alex Elmsley Jog Fan brief 1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 14
Alex Elmsley & Alexander de Cova Der Alex Elmsley Kartenspiel-Austausch Elmsley's switch with applications see also "The Empty-handed Pack Switch" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 7
Alex Elmsley The Climax Pack Switch 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley The Empty-handed Pack Switch see also "Der Alex Elmsley Kartenspiel-Austausch" (Alex Elmsley & Alexander de Cova, 1991),
varied by "In-and-Out Deck Switches" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 145
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley ATFUS 1992 Totally Out Of Control 107
Bob Stencel & Alex Elmsley Relaxed Elmsley Count 1992 Card Finesse II 57
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1992 Modus Operandi 19
Jack Carpenter & Alex Elmsley Extended Elmsley Count with 5 cards, showing a card twice 1992 Modus Operandi 102
Alex Elmsley Just Lucky Shuffle four handed via three shuffles see also "Just Lucky" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1992 Don't Blink 32
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1992 Don't Blink 51
Alex Elmsley エルムズレイカウント (Elmsley Count) 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 132
Alex Elmsley Brainweave Ackerman's Opener 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 100
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 171
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley ATFUS 1994 Card College - Volume 1 208
Alex Elmsley The Tower Bridge Cut Charlier cut in both hands 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 7
Alex Elmsley Little-Finger Spinner out of right-hand end grip 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 11
Alex Elmsley The Multiplying Aces roll-down between the fingers 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 13
Alex Elmsley The Rosette roll down with 5 coins see also "5 Coin Star" (John Riggs, 1984) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 19
Alex Elmsley Two-Ball Roll rolling 2 balls between fingers of both hands 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 22
Alex Elmsley The Fan Prediction touched card matches with prediction 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 29
Alex Elmsley Angle Jog Switch as cards are fanned 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 30
Alex Elmsley Hidebound Forecast card with different back design is found in wallet as prediction, card-to-wallet method with ungaffed wallet see also "The Pay-Off" (Ross Bertram, 1978) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 33
Alex Elmsley The Mexican Prediction free selection is predicted with 2 cards (value and suit) see also "Pocket Protectors" (Rich Aviles & Alex Elmsley, 2010) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 37
Alex Elmsley Face Your Brothers 3 selections are placed face-up in deck, face to face with mates 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 39
Alex Elmsley Cull Feeding to feed cards next to reversed cards while spreading 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 40
Alex Elmsley A Delicate Balance freely removed selection's color is named repeatedly, edge-mark in center 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 45
Alex Elmsley It's a Small World 10 card version 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 48
Alex Elmsley Halfway to Heaven not all cards 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 51
Alex Elmsley Verbum Sapienti dictionary booktest with multiple spectators 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 53
Alex Elmsley Open Intruder unknown odd-backed card is found with open prediction procedure from face 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 56
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves II 2 cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, performer stops spectator 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 60
Alex Elmsley Faro Check with credit information 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 61
Alex Elmsley Brownwaves III 2 cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named see also "No Looking" (Alex Elmsley, 1962),
"Tuppence" (Alex Elmsley, 1994)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 64
Alex Elmsley Cutting at 26 multiple methods 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 60
Alex Elmsley Multiple Mind Reading spectators receive some cards, shuffle and think of top one, combined packet is given back 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 67
Alex Elmsley Double-Cross selection and mate are thought of, groups displayed, matrixing principle 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 69
Alex Elmsley Like a Rolling Bone forcing the number 4 with an ungaffed die 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 73
Alex Elmsley Failure number is thought of and card at this position in shuffled deck, performer divines both (most of the time) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 76
Alex Elmsley Auto-Prediction 3 cards are predicted written on another playing card varied by "Controlled Fate" (Roy Walton, 1970),
"Cumulative" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1982)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 80
Alex Elmsley Divina-Sign packet of 8 cards with designs, 3 chosen by dealing procedure, divined 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 83
Alex Elmsley A Card from Cagliostro packet of 8 postcards with cities, 3 chosen by dealing procedure, predicted as postcard message 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 85
Alex Elmsley Aussi-Mental 3 cards selected through dealing process out of performer's hand, named by performer 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 87
Alex Elmsley Animal, Vegetable and Mineral pack of children's picture cards, 3 selections made and divined varied by "Trisonic" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1983),
"Q&AVM" (Philip T. Goldstein & Alex Elmsley, 1984)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 89
Alex Elmsley The Octal Pencil Liar's Matrix, spectator selects number column and reads out print color lying on one of them 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 93
Alex Elmsley Verbum Veritas Liar's Matrix, spectator selects word column and reads out print color lying on one of them 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 97
Alex Elmsley Pack of Lies Liar's Matrix, spectator selects card column and reads out their colors, lying on one of them, different methods:
- Mnemonic Method
- Marked Deck Method
- Unmarked Deck Method
- Lewry's Platform Presentation
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 100
Louis Nikola & Alex Elmsley Card Mnemonics 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 101
Colin Lewry & Alex Elmsley Lewry's Platform Presentation inspired by "Pack of Lies" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 105
Alex Elmsley Still Taking Three sandwiched card vanishes, reappears in half the deck face up, 3 methods, based on Charles Jordan's "Satan's Prophecy" 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 109
Alex Elmsley Pseudo Duplicate see next pages 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 111
Alex Elmsley Bottom Slip Cut 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 114
Alex Elmsley ATFUS Precursor 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 110
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure from sandwich to pocket see also "Point of Departure" (Alex Elmsley, 1953) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 118
Alex Elmsley Economy Class Departure without double facer 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 122
Alex Elmsley ATFUS Variation 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 123
Alex Elmsley Rollover Switch as reversed card is put on table 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 123
Alex Elmsley Prayer Vanish 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 126
Alex Elmsley The Fiddle with the Biddle in the Middle card appears between sandwiched cards in deck, then vanishes from sandwich and reappears face-up in deck 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 129
Alex Elmsley The Red and the Blue 2 decks change place except for 2 selections in them varied by "The Bled and the Rue" (Jack Parker, 2007),
"My System to Show Red & Blue Backs" (Ramón Riobóo, 2010)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 131
Alex Elmsley The Shy Chameleon triumph routine in which backs are not seen to delay color changing deck effect 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 136
Alex Elmsley Turn-About Card card visually turns over when snapped 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 140
Alex Elmsley A Small Revelation 4 miniature cards are glued together in stepped formation, one of them turns over 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 144
Alex Elmsley Fool's Mate joker as cupid and method varied by "Loyal Marriages" (Peter Duffie, 1997) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 149
Alex Elmsley Jubilee 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 153
Alex Elmsley Plunger Shift for 2 cards 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 159
Alex Elmsley Separating the Men from the Boys kings and jacks alternated, queens change place with jacks 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 161
Alex Elmsley A Problem with Duplicate Identities 2 cards are put on table, 2 selections are shown to be the same, then table cards are turned over and are unchanged 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 166
Alex Elmsley The Imp of the Inverse card vanishes from pack, was never there, pseudo duplicate 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 168
Alex Elmsley Sum Talk of Alexander value of selection is used to deal to another selection and so on through the deck, sum of all values equates a number from beginning 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 171
Alex Elmsley Switchy-Coo card a chosen number is reversed, then changes to previous selection 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 175
Alex Elmsley Half Packed one half is put in pocket, other half vanishes, selection reappears 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 178
Paul LePaul & Alex Elmsley Bluff Pass 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 179
Alex Elmsley Second Link 2 selections, named number corresponds to distance between those cards see also "Direct Link" (Alex Elmsley & Bill Reid, 1994) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 183
Alex Elmsley Diamond Cut Diamond ace to 10 of diamonds in order, selection transposes with named value varied by "All Heart" (Stephen Tucker, 1984) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 186
Alex Elmsley Signing Off performer names card an position, then all cards have performer's signature 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 189
Alex Elmsley Signature Piece signature travels from red backed to blue backed deck 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 192
Alex Elmsley Shakedown see also "Fabricated" (Tommy Wonder, 1996) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 197
Alex Elmsley Pocketpick visible card in breatpocket turns out to be later selection 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 207
Alex Elmsley Breast Pocket Switch card in LTP for card openly in breast pocket see also "Breast Pocket Switch" (Arthur Leroy, 1937) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 209
Alex Elmsley Pockets Full of Miracles card is looked at by 3 people, everybody sees a different card. they all come from different pockets then 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 211
Alex Elmsley Finessed Riffle Force 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 211
Alex Elmsley & Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Switch of single card 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 212
Alex Elmsley Reluctant Cards to Pocket 10 cards one by one 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 217
Alex Elmsley 5 as 6 False Count 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 219
Alex Elmsley Duplicitous Cards to Pocket 6 cards, 2 duplicates, one by one 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 222
Alex Elmsley Flight Plan 4 aces, one by one 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 228
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley ATFUS Variation 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 229
l'Homme Masqué & Alex Elmsley Two-Handed Spring Palm packet handling 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 230
Alex Elmsley En Voyage ace to 3 travel to pocket one by one, then all to differen pockets varied by "Ace 2-3-4 to Pockets" (Edward Marlo, 1988),
"The Fabulous Cards to Pocket" (Bruce Cervon & Alex Elmsley, 1990)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 233
Alex Elmsley Pseudo Duplicate laying two cards face-up on table in crossed formation 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 236
Alex Elmsley Processional 4 aces oujogged from deck, one by one pushed flush and removed from pocket 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 241
Alex Elmsley Daley Double 2 black aces change place with one of them in pocket, in repeat phase they turn red and black aces come from pockets 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 243
Alex Elmsley Between Your Palms card between spectator's palm turns out to be a later signed selection, using stranger card varied by "Another Departed Point" (Simon Lovell, 1989),
"Quicker Than My Shadow" (Dominique Duvivier, 1996)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 246
Alex Elmsley Only Child handling of "Between Your Palms" without stranger card 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 250
Alex Elmsley Interrupted Top Change as card is placed right-jogged on deck 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 252
Alex Elmsley Incommunicado four cards are selected and produced from different spots, two spectators unknowingly have the same selection 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 254
Alex Elmsley Square-Up Glimpse 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 256
Alex Elmsley Devaluation chinese coin in handkerchief and half dollar in pocket change place, pile of half dollar appears as finale, Ken Allen's Chinatown Half set 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 261
Alex Elmsley Revaluation (A Reminiscense) chinese coin and 4 pennies, chinese coin from handkerchief to box, then pennies to box, transposition of chinese coin with 4 pennies 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 264
Alex Elmsley Magnetic Okito Box magnetic lid 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 265
Alex Elmsley Boston Two-Step small coin travels from handkerchief to box with half dollars, then all coins travel to handkerchief and box is empty varied by "Boston Three Step" (Fred Lowe, 1967) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 268
Alex Elmsley Box Turnover 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 269
Alex Elmsley The Astral Coin Rides Again coin and 2 cards, coin appears, travels and penetrates table, coin threaded to card 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 273
Alex Elmsley Coin-Card Gaff coin is attached to card with thread 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 273
Alex Elmsley Milling a Coin small coin is smashed to dust between to large coins, recess in large coin 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 280
Alex Elmsley Sucker Silver silver to copper transformation routine with sucker explanation 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 282
Alex Elmsley The Spider's Treasury 4 coins are produced from empty hands, stand-up 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 287
Alex Elmsley Deck Preparation for Faro Shuffles sanding corners see also "Mechanical Faro" (Karl Fulves, 1986) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 295
Alex Elmsley Weave Corrections for Miscuts 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 297
Alex Elmsley Placing a Key at Twenty-sixth Position finessed methods with faro shuffle 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 300
Alex Elmsley The Mathematics of the Weave Shuffle long article for "mathematicians" with the following subchapters 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 302
Alex Elmsley Out- and In-Weaves definition of terms 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 303
Alex Elmsley The Odd Pack and Weave 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 304
Alex Elmsley Equivalent Odd Pack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 304
Alex Elmsley Returning a Pack to the Same Order mathematical discussion 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 305
Alex Elmsley Solving the Shuffle Equation how to find out number of shuffles required to return pack to same order 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 306
Alex Elmsley Stack Transformations how faro shuffles affect a stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 307
Alex Elmsley Royal Flush Deal royal flush deal for any number of players, faro shuffling 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 308
Alex Elmsley The Constant Stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 309
Alex Elmsley The Restacking Pack stack whose value distribution is not affected by faro shuffles see also "Perma-Stack" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1958),
"Faro Favorites" (Russell "Rusduck" Duck, 1958),
"The Null Faro" (Karl Fulves, 1979),
"Primitive Cycles" (Karl Fulves, 1986),
varied by "On the Re-Stacking Pack" (Edward Marlo, 1964),
"Marlo Re-Stacking Pack" (Edward Marlo, 1969),
"The Permanent Deck Principle" (Woody Aragon, 2011)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 309
Alex Elmsley Binary Translocations 1) to bring top card to any position with faros
2) to bring card to top with 2^x cards
3) variation of 2)
see also "Faro as a Control" (Edward Marlo, 1958),
"Oil Always Floats" (Paul Swinford, 1971),
"The Core" (Pit Hartling, 2016),
varied by "Any Card, Any Number - The First System" (Murray Bonfeld, 1977)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 311
Alex Elmsley Double Control transposing top card with selection at certain position with faro shuffles see also "Elmsley Revisited" (Paul Swinford, 1971) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 312
Alex Elmsley Penelope's Principle bringing center card to position corresponding with number of cards in cut-off pile see also "Principles and Routines" (Murray Bonfeld & Alex Elmsley, 1977) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 313
Alex Elmsley Penny Wise card at position corresponding to cut-off pile is predicted, Penelope 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 315
Alex Elmsley Prediction by Proxy spectator removes any card, mate is found by penelope-procedure (pile cut off, counted, card at that position is selection), 26-apart-stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 317
Alex Elmsley Tuppence 2 cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, then named see also "Brownwaves III" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 319
Alex Elmsley Meet Me on the Road selection is found at position of cut-off pile, penelope's principle 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 323
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 & Bill Reid Direct Link featuring Bill Reid's "Automatic Discovery", named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection see also "Two - Four - Six - Eight - Find" (Jack Avis, 1969),
"Would It Be A Miracle?" (Harry Lorayne, 1990),
"Second Link" (Alex Elmsley, 1994)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 329
Alex Elmsley The Custodial Card 2 cards selected, a card turns face-up between selections, 26 key card, faro inspired by "Fourth Fooler" (Edward Marlo, 1958) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 333
Alex Elmsley The Fan and Weave Controls 2 handlings of an ingenious control:
- The Fan and Weave Control
- The Fan and Weave Double Control
see also "Fan and Weave Control to any Position" (Alex Elmsley, 1994),
varied by "3 Card Control" (Jerry Sadowitz, 2004)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 335
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of Brainwave varied by "Elmsley's Ultra Mental" (Alex Elmsley, 1964),
"Mental Five" (Dai Vernon, 1985),
"Brainweave" (James Swain & Alex Elmsley, 1996),
also published as "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1997)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 338
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan varied by "Marlo's Faro Jogs" (Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley, 1964) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 341
Alex Elmsley The Obedient Faro shuffling a card to any position up to 20 with 2 shuffles, for magicians 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 346
Alex Elmsley Spell by the Numbers automatic placement 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 349
Alex Elmsley Paraspell 2 cards, faro-version of Stewart James' "Evolution of a Dream" 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 353
Alex Elmsley Collinspell collins aces with spelling finale, setting cards with a faro, featuring interesting vanishes 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 357
Alex Elmsley Arab Roto-Pack using faros for various placements 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 365
Alex Elmsley What a Party! adding faro principles 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 369
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 2 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
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Rising Card rubber gimmick, faro placement 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 376
Alex Elmsley Faro Placement to control selection between two cards 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 379
Alex Elmsley Faro Placement to control selection between two cards 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 381
Alex Elmsley Computer Dating removed selection is mated under fair conditions, stay stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 385
Russell "Rusduck" Duck & Alex Elmsley Stay Stack credit information 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 385
Alex Elmsley Empty and Full removed selection is mated under fair conditions, stay stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 387
Alex Elmsley Wedded Ambitions free selection, mate rises to top, stay stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 389
Alex Elmsley Topsy-Turvy Stay-Stack (A Problem) topsy-turvy stay stack with 2 decks see also "Stay-Stack Idea" (Alex Elmsley, 1958),
"Two-Deck Gilbreath Idea" (Pit Hartling, 2015)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 391
Alex Elmsley Parity Failure some cards from 5x5 cards layout are turned over according to rules, condition is called out and on one card is lied 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 392
Alex Elmsley Tell Me Three Times 3 cards chosen and called out, on one of them is lied, stack 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 396
Alex Elmsley Future Stock 2 card prediction, stack, one-ahead 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 398
Alex Elmsley & Charles Sanders Peirce Through Darkest Peirce cards are dealt out multiple times to mix them, yet they are mated, relation to Sympathetic Cards 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 401
Alex Elmsley Card Position Formula After Dealing calculating position of any card in a packet of any size, after dealing cards out 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 404
Alex Elmsley Blind Stud cards are cut and dealt out, things about hands are revealed with back turned, gray code to base 4 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 406
Alex Elmsley Mental Boxer six cards are divined after cards are mixed face-up face-down, gray code 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 410
Alex Elmsley Kingfisher 4 cards are divined, gray code 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 414
Alex Elmsley Pursuit of Thought 4 cards are divined, gray code 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 419
Alex Elmsley Fate's Datebook part of "The Dazzle Act" (starting on page 425 until the end of the book), using a improvisational type of selection procedure see also "The Trick that cannot be explained" (Dai Vernon, 1960),
varied by "The Magician, The Fool, and The Wheel of Fortune" (Justin Higham, 2008)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 433
Alex Elmsley & Richard Himber Cold Steel knife is stabbed between 2 selections 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 440
Alex Elmsley Fan and Weave Control to any Position extension with 2 cards inspired by "The Fan and Weave Controls" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 442
Alex Elmsley The Tale of the Old Timer cutting to four jacks, then queens, then kings, then dealing out all jacks to aces 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 449
Alex Elmsley Pocket Deck Switch with description of psychology 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 450
Alex Elmsley Dazzle packet with jokers, backs change color multiple times see also "Restless Colors" (Roy Walton, 1969) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 463
Alex Elmsley Everchange Count Variation inspired by "Everchange Count" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 464
Alex Elmsley Half Pass with small packet 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 465
Alex Elmsley Tour de Force five card location with flourishy production and call-back productions referring to previous routines 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 471
Alex Elmsley Multiple Hindu Shuffle Control 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 471
Alex Elmsley Outjogged Erdnase Transformation 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 474
Dai Vernon & Alex Elmsley Vernon Flourish Deal both-handed as production 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 478
Alex Elmsley Counting while Spreading brief 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 64
Alex Elmsley Counting while Spreading brief 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 183
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count 1996 Card College - Volume 2 311
Alex Elmsley Three in Hiding 3 cards in 3 pockets of spectator, performer divines who has which card, with second method "Hidey-Hole" see also "Hide In Plain (Second) Sight" (Bob Farmer, 1996),
"No Hiding Place" (Roy Walton, 1996),
also published as "Three in Hiding" (Alex Elmsley, 1997)
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 49
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Mouse Magic by Alex Elmsley 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 1) 43
James Swain & Alex Elmsley Brainweave follow up with Play It Straight type effect inspired by "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1996 Miracles with Cards 84
Alex Elmsley Prayer Vanish 1997 Jennings '67 235
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 213
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 223
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count "Ghost Count" or "Counting Four as Four" see also "The Four Card Trick" (Alex Elmsley, marketed 1959) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 314
Alex Elmsley Underworld 9 cards 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 1
Alex Elmsley Power Poker 10 cards, spectator can chose which he wands, full house and royal flush 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 2
Alex Elmsley No-Calc 2 cards are located, two numbers written down and cards found at that position also published as "No-Calc" in "Come a Little Closer" 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 3
Alex Elmsley & Bill Reid Continuous Pick-Up Shuffle lift shuffle 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 7
Alex Elmsley The Colour-Changing Faro Shuffle first published in Jerry Sadowitz' "The Crimp", five times performer cuts to a card, royal flush but with different colored back 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 9
Alex Elmsley Three in Hiding 3 cards in 3 pockets of spectator, performer divines who has which card, with second method "Hidey-Hole" also published as "Three in Hiding" (Alex Elmsley, 1996) 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 14
Alex Elmsley Cross-25 2 selections made out of performer's hands, re-matrixing, updated handling also published as "Cross-25" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 17
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of Brainwave, updated handling also published as "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 20
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 21
Roberto Giobbi & Roger Klause & Alex Elmsley Counting Cards while spreading them between the Hands double pushover technique 1998 Card College - Volume 3 510
Alex Elmsley Card Coding by Permutation coding a card by arrangement of 4 or 5 other cards
- Reversible Counting
- Four-Card Coding
- A Hole in Four (The Second Gap)
- Camel Poker
1998 The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 161
Alex Elmsley & James Swain 1002nd Aces 1999 21st Century Card Magic 127
Alex Elmsley Just Lucky Shuffle for 4 players in 3 shuffles 1999 21st Century Card Magic 140
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan 1999 Classic Handlings 31
Peter Duffie & Brother John Hamman & Alex Elmsley Trapped in the Future an unknown prediction card proves to be one of two selections 2000 Card College - Volume 4 834
Alex Elmsley Spread Count Procedure method to count cards while spreading 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 92
Alex Elmsley Brainweave Display 2002 The Boston Trick Party 14
David Solomon & Alex Elmsley The Power of Poker 2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 189
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Switch à la ATFUS see also Pentagram (Vol. 10 No. 12, Sept. 1956, p. 91) 2004 Enchantments 68
Wesley James & Alex Elmsley Concealing Odd Back with Second Deal credit information 2004 Enchantments 238
Alex Elmsley & Dai Vernon card at any number called card with faros to number between 1 and 20 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 32
Alex Elmsley Spell it automatic placement 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 39
Alex Elmsley & Dai Vernon Queen Jump 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 41
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 265
Rich Aviles & Alex Elmsley Pocket Protectors free selection is predicted with 2 cards (value and suit) inspired by "The Mexican Prediction" (Alex Elmsley, 1994),
see also "Pocket Protectors" (Rich Aviles, 2015),
"Pocketless" (Lewis Jones, 2015)
2010 Above the Fold 20
Edward Marlo & Alex Elmsley ATFUS Variation 2010 Above the Fold 44
Alex Elmsley Cigarette Paper Divination motivation for a switch 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Aug 25") 255
Alex Elmsley & Roberto Giobbi Marlofactor anecdote of Marlo and Elmsley 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "June 20") 183
Simon Aronson & Alex Elmsley Undo Influence Principle 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 56
Roberto Giobbi & Alex Elmsley & David Solomon Guaranteed! card in small packet located by guarantee card see also "The Spellbinder" (1985),
"Weight" (Alex Elmsley, 1991)
2012 Confidences 141
Denis Behr & Alex Elmsley Mathe-Mate-Ics In a progressively more impressive demonstration, the participant cuts a number of cards from the deck. The magician cuts the remainder in two. Dealing down in both the magician's packets to the participant's number, two mates are found. This is repeated two times. inspired by "Arith-Mate-Ic" (Alex Elmsley, 1991) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 10 124
Alex Elmsley Constant Stack see also "The Constant Stack" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 2016 In Order to Amaze 243