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Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details reference inspired by "Another Stop!" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper see also "A Link with Eternity - An Object Lesson in the Art of Mindreading" (Al Mann, 1976) 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 245
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch" varied by "Magna II" (Karl Fulves, 1982) 1938 Greater Magic 442
Paul Curry The Curry Turn-Over Change varied by "Curry Turnover Change (Braue Handling)" (Paul Curry & Frederick Braue, 1985) 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 6
Paul Curry Lost and Found 2 spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, 2 other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 36
Paul Curry A Cur(r)i-ous Prediction spectator turns a card over behind his back which is predicted 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 49
Paul Curry Reversed Card Transfer Switch as reversed card is transferred to bottom 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 50
Paul Curry Card Reverse 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 51
Paul Curry Out of this Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book see also "The Back Room" (Bruce Elliott, 1944),
also published as "Out of This Phone Book" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 53) 216
Paul Curry Next! the selected card is found next to a card with the message "Your Card Will be next" 1945 My Best 75
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions 1945 My Best 78
Paul Curry I.O.U dime is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a penny. Under the npenny is a little circle of paper "IOU 9ct" see also "Devilish Die" (Roy Walton, 1970) 1945 My Best 161
Paul Curry Out Of This Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book see also "Out of this Phone Book" (Paul Curry, 1944),
"Pagency" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1985)
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 20
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table also published as "A Period of Darkness" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 348
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Out of This World by Paul Curry 1946 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume II 28
Paul Curry New View deck in new deck order, spectator has the deck behind the back and puts one card reversed in the middle of the deck, exactly in order varied by "New(er) View" (Tom Ransom, 1951) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 581
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 496
Paul Curry Cigarette Switch see also "Cigarette Switch" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 496
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia" see also "Linked" (Paul Curry, 2001),
"Bunny Ears" (William Goodwin, 2005),
varied by "Linklater" (Elizabeth Warlock, 1950),
"Loops Entwined" (Jack Avis, 1953),
"End Result" (J. W. Sarles, 1971)
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 496
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 500
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divined see also "One Down" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 500
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 504
Paul Curry Two Minutes from Now spectator thinks stop at his selection when performer names the cards, position is predicted too 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 504
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 505
Paul Curry Do As I Do see also "Do as I Do" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 126) 505
Paul Curry Curry Favors on the Indian rope mystery 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 127) 512
Paul Curry On and Off two ribbon rings threaded through a nut and lowered into a hat, under a handkerchief the selected ribbon penetrates the nut see also "On and Off" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 127) 512
Paul Curry Curry Favors on Touch and variations of it 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 129) 520
Paul Curry Ripping, Eh, What! while tearing the envelopes open, used for Annemann's Pseudo Psychometry also published as "Pseudo Psychometry Tip" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 129) 520
Paul Curry Thar She Blows! presentation idea for revealing a card also published as "A Card Revelation Tip" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 129) 520
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 524
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle see also "The Perfect Miracle" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 524
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 528
Paul Curry The Whispering Jokers card is removed, all card named and removed one named instead of joker, selection is named see also "The Truth-Telling Joker" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 528
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
Paul Curry Gutter Magic card is found on the street, destroyed and vanished, then found again at the same spot as in the beginning also published as "The Malini Idea" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
Paul Curry Think of a Card also published as "3) The Mental Thinkier" (Paul Curry, 1985),
"Think of a Card" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
Paul Curry Curry Favors on Ed Marlo 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 134) 540
Paul Curry Haunted Pack Variation 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 134) 540
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 544
Paul Curry Miscalled see also "Black on Black" (Karl Fulves, 1978),
"The Miscalled Palm" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 544
Paul Curry Torn Center Billet Improvement see also "Center Tear Handling" (Paul Curry, 2001),
also published as "Torn Center" (Paul Curry, 1956)
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 552
Paul Curry Curry Favors on advertising and one way principle also published as "One-Way Face Design Tip" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 138) 556
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 139) 560
Paul Curry Two Together spectator and performer think of a card in their half and note them on a business card, halves are put together back to back and two cards slipped of together, the noted cards are slipped of at the same time see also "Two Together" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 139) 560
Paul Curry Curry Favors 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 141) 568
Paul Curry Mindreading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selected see also "Mind Reading?" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 141) 568
Dai Vernon & Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card see also "Take Ten" (John Murray, 1949),
"Ten Card Deal P.S." (Martin Gardner & Edward Marlo & Bert Allerton, 1949),
also published as "Ten Card Deal" (Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Dai Vernon & Audley Walsh, 1956)
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 168) 672
Paul Curry & Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, with reflex beginning see also "Letter from Gerald Kosky to Bruce Elliott" (Gerald Kosky, 1949),
also published as "Pocketed" (Paul Curry & Bill Woodfield, 1956)
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 191) 764
Paul Curry You're a Liar presentational idea see also "Lies! Lies! Lies!" (Henry Christ, 1935),
also published as "You're A Liar" (Paul Curry, 1956),
"You're a Liar" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1952 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 246) 982
Paul Curry Fourth Dimensional Turning idea for S.S. Adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 252) 1009
Paul Curry The Turn-Over Change plus variation 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 15
Paul Curry You're A Liar also published as "You're a Liar" (Paul Curry, 1952) 1956 The Best in Magic 109
Paul Curry & Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, slit, with reflex beginning also published as "Pocketed" (Paul Curry & Bill Woodfield, 1949) 1956 The Best in Magic 169
Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Dai Vernon & Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card also published as "Ten Card Deal" (Dai Vernon & Paul Curry & Martin Gardner & John Scarne & Audley Walsh, 1949) 1956 The Best in Magic 190
Paul Curry Torn Center see also "Center Tear Handling" (Paul Curry, 2001),
also published as "Torn Center Billet Improvement" (Paul Curry, 1947)
1956 The Best in Magic 210
Edward Marlo & Paul Curry Marlo-Curry Change Variation 1959 Marlo Meets His Match 11
Paul Curry The Turnover Change 1962 Close-up Card Magic 215
Bill Simon & Paul Curry 1-2-3-4 1962 Close-up Card Magic 231
Harry Lorayne & Paul Curry Multiple Change Curry Turnover Change for multiple cards 1962 Close-up Card Magic 263
Paul Curry Chapter One: By Way of Background 1965 Magician's Magic 7
Paul Curry Chapter Two: The Old, Old Tricks magic history, Egyptian magicians, The Discovery of Witchcraft, Charles Dickens, Cagliostro, Pinetti, Robert-Houdin 1965 Magician's Magic 11
Paul Curry Chapter Three: The Magician's Image on Alexander Herrmann, Hoffmann's Modern Magic, Harry Kellar, Howard Thurston 1965 Magician's Magic 37
Paul Curry Chapter Four: Houdini and After on Harry Houdini, T. Nelson Downs, Nate Leipzig, Fred Keating, Joseph Dunninger, Emil Jarrow, Ade Duval, Cardini, Jack Gwynne 1965 Magician's Magic 47
Paul Curry Chapter Five: The New Conjurers on Milbourne Christopher, amateur magicians, famous actors, authors and other celebrities, who did magic, John Scarne, Clayton Rawson, Jimmy Grippo 1965 Magician's Magic 65
Paul Curry Chapter Six: What Became of Gravity on the Indian Rope Trick, levitation 1965 Magician's Magic 79
Paul Curry A Pencil - A Ring - and Gravity ring levitates up and down on pencil, then pencil levitates 1965 Magician's Magic 95
Paul Curry Chapter Seven: Into Thin Air on disappearance 1965 Magician's Magic 101
Paul Curry Where Does the Ducks Go? break-away box 1965 Magician's Magic 110
Paul Curry The Joker Knows spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case 1965 Magician's Magic 116
Paul Curry Chapter Eight: Out of Nowhere on appearance 1965 Magician's Magic 125
Paul Curry Made Whole Again on sawing a person in half 1965 Magician's Magic 137
Paul Curry The Cut and Restored String 1965 Magician's Magic 145
Paul Curry Chapter Nine: Ties that Do Not Bind on escapes 1965 Magician's Magic 153
Paul Curry String Around the Fingers like the jumping rubber band, with a long string and the fingers are fixed with a rubberband see also "The Jumping Rubber Band" (1941 / 27) 1965 Magician's Magic 160
Paul Curry On and Off washer penetrates string under handkerchief 1965 Magician's Magic 165
Paul Curry Chapter Ten: The Power of Thought on mentalism and the history of the two person telepathy 1965 Magician's Magic 173
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected card see also "Thoughts from Afar" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1965 Magician's Magic 183
Paul Curry Chapter Eleven: Of Things to Come on predictions 1965 Magician's Magic 193
Paul Curry Three Cards in the Future three card prediction see also "Three Cards in the Future" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1965 Magician's Magic 195
Paul Curry Chapter Twelve: The Quick and the Dead on spiritualism, seance, Fox Sisters, Davenport brothers 1965 Magician's Magic 205
Paul Curry A Simple Spirit Séance 1965 Magician's Magic 224
Paul Curry Chapter Thirteen: The Mind Reels Henry Green performing Out of this World for Winston Churchill 1965 Magician's Magic 237
Paul Curry Out of this World 1965 Magician's Magic 239
Paul Curry The Case of the Missing Hat cards with magicians and with hats, story trick see also "The Case of the Missing Hat" (Paul Curry, 2001),
"Spanish Curry" (Ramón Riobóo, 2015)
1965 Magician's Magic 248
Paul Curry Bibliography 1965 Magician's Magic 261
Paul Curry Probability Zero 10 business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match see also p. 133 for reference 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 113
Paul Curry In the Balance weighing puzzle, see also p. 312 for variation by Ben Braude see also "In the Balance" (Paul Curry, 1969) 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 269
Paul Curry In the Balance solution to weighing puzzle see also "In the Balance" (Paul Curry, 1969) 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 10) 274
Paul Curry & Harry Lorayne The Color-Changing Deck Lorayne's handling for Curry's routine 1971 Reputation-Makers 239
Paul Curry Swindle Switch 1974 Epilogue (Issue 21) 197
Paul Curry The Problem Of Card 13 spectator selects 12 cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317) 1974 Paul Curry Presents 1
Paul Curry Block Turnover Packet Switch 1974 Paul Curry Presents 5
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts see also Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's" see also "Suit-De-Suit" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1985),
"Taste of Curry" (Howard Hamburg & Paul Curry, 2009)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 7
Paul Curry Swindle Switch varied by "The Swindle Shuffle" (Woody Aragon, 2011) 1974 Paul Curry Presents 8
Paul Curry Mission Incredible spectator shuffles 13 cards of one suit and arrange them in order without looking, double facer and duplicates see also "Mission Accomplished" (Joe Riding & Paul Curry, 1976) 1974 Paul Curry Presents 11
Paul Curry Houdini's Legacy circle is drawn on a card, deck cut somewhere, the name of the cut to card is now written in the circle varied by "Weird Image" (Peter Duffie, 1997),
"The Near Perfect Circle" (Christian Engblom, 2010)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 16
Paul Curry Missing Link two rope rings link 1974 Paul Curry Presents 20
Paul Curry IOU quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. Under the nickel is a little circle of paper "IOU 20ct" 1974 Paul Curry Presents 25
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah) varied by "Decideal" (Thomas Alan Waters, 1982) 1974 Paul Curry Presents 28
Paul Curry Kissing Cards king and queen of same suit travel to the center of the deck 1974 Paul Curry Presents 32
Paul Curry The Drawback Double Lift see also "One Finger Double" (Karl Fulves, 1971),
"One Finger Double Lift" (Karl Fulves, 1975)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 36
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top 1974 Paul Curry Presents 38
Paul Curry The Time Change color change with the drawback double lift 1974 Paul Curry Presents 39
Paul Curry The Drawback Vanish with the aid of the drawback double lift 1974 Paul Curry Presents 41
Paul Curry Turnabout arrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction see also "Discus" (L. Vosburgh Lyons, 1946),
"Compas-sion" (Hans E. Trixer, 1977)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 42
Paul Curry The Twist Turnover secretly gives a quarter turn in the act of turning over 1974 Paul Curry Presents 43
Paul Curry Don't Lie To Me two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies 1974 Paul Curry Presents 47
Paul Curry Spread Shuffle 1974 Paul Curry Presents 49
Paul Curry The Red And The Black spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the aces. 1974 Paul Curry Presents 53
Paul Curry Turn of the Century see also "Marlo on the Christ Force" (Edward Marlo & Henry Christ, 1971),
varied by "An Old (sheared) Black Ram2" (Michael Weber & Paul Curry, 2010)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 57
Paul Curry Think Of Twenty-Five mindreading presentation, magician matches the put down cards with the mates. 1974 Paul Curry Presents 62
Paul Curry More Power To The Thought 1 deck 1974 Paul Curry Presents 67
Paul Curry The Missing Thought spectator sits on a card, looks at all the other cards, magician checks all the cards he receives on a pad, except the chosen one 1974 Paul Curry Presents 71
Paul Curry Alias Sherlock Holmes center tear presentation, revealing the word by analyzing the burnt paper 1974 Paul Curry Presents 75
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, 24 duplicates see also "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101),
also published as "Teleport" (Paul Curry, 2001)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 78
Paul Curry A Penny For Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of 4 coins and a rolled up bill is named, inspired by Bob Hummer's "Mathematical Three Card Monte" varied by "Die Ballydesmond Polka" (Alexander de Cova & Paul Curry, 2011) 1974 Paul Curry Presents 83
Paul Curry The Tap Pass tapping one half on the other as a cover, also as packet switch (see p. 99) see also "The Dummy Pass" (James Swain, 1999) 1974 Paul Curry Presents 89
Paul Curry The World Revisted some credit information and the classic routine 1974 Paul Curry Presents 91
Paul Curry Best Of Possible Worlds 1974 Paul Curry Presents 94
Paul Curry A Show Of Hands cutting the high card with the spectator, the magician has the influence when he wins and loses 1974 Paul Curry Presents 96
Paul Curry Mindmaster spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they are mixed or have the same color 1974 Paul Curry Presents 100
Paul Curry Odds And Evens spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total 1974 Paul Curry Presents 106
Paul Curry Fake Casing half the deck apparently placed in case 1974 Paul Curry Presents 80
Paul Curry First - a Few Apologies 1974 Paul Curry Presents
Paul Curry ...and That's It! 1974 Paul Curry Presents 108
Joe Riding & Paul Curry Mission Accomplished inspired by "Mission Incredible" (Paul Curry, 1974) 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 262
Paul Curry Multiple Thought Power 2 decks, with 3 selections simultaneously 1976 Multiple Thought Power 1
Paul Curry Extraction Displacement as touched card is outjogged and turned over 1976 Multiple Thought Power 2
Paul Curry Half Gone half of the deck vanishes from a handkerchief 1977 Special Effects 1
Paul Curry Bluff Pass done face up 1977 Special Effects 2
Paul Curry Teacher's Pet with sucker presentation 1977 Special Effects 4
Paul Curry Out Of Sight 8 kings, cards of a suit end up in order after a sequence of shuffling and switching, mind reading presentation 1977 Special Effects 7
Charles T. Jordan & Paul Curry Interlocking Chain Principle with a ruse to make the shuffle more convincing 1977 Special Effects 9
Paul Curry Tops Of The Heaps Ace to 4 instead of four aces 1977 Special Effects 13
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shell inspired by "The A.W.G. Card and Coin Effect" (The Young Conjuror, Part 2, Goldston, 1912),
"Tri-Coin - The Photographic Coins" (Al Baker, 2003),
see also "Silver Walls" (Bruce Elliott, 1945)
1977 Special Effects 16
Paul Curry Random Harvest spectator finds shuffled face down numbered cards in order and fails at your predicted number 1977 Special Effects 19
Paul Curry Second Deal with cut out half circle 1977 Special Effects 22
Paul Curry Double Lift with cut out circle 1977 Special Effects 24
Paul Curry Phantasy Under Glass under glass bowl, ends clean 1977 Special Effects 26
Paul Curry Under Wraps performer's hand is wrapped in a clear plastic bag, ends clean 1977 Special Effects 30
Paul Curry By Any Other Name the initials of a thought of card appear on a joker (Glorpy) 1977 Special Effects 32
Paul Curry Joining The Ladies three cards are torn in halves and the pieces shuffled, then mixed (with help of a chart), finally all pieces are next to their equivalent see also "Automix" (Philip T. Goldstein & Paul Curry, 1994),
varied by "Making Things Right" (Michael Weber, 2015)
1977 Special Effects 35
Paul Curry Triple Threat first mates in two piles, second every card matches inspired by "A Swindle Of Sorts" (Paul Curry, 1974) 1977 Special Effects 38
Paul Curry Position Change a card's position is changed while turned over 1977 Special Effects 40
Paul Curry Swindle Switch 1977 Special Effects 43
Paul Curry The Open Prediction with gimmick varied by "The Re-Opened Prediction" (Edward Marlo, 1979) 1977 Special Effects 44
Paul Curry The Side Pass with variation where hand is holding the pack at one's side see also "The Vernon One-Handed Shift" (Dai Vernon & Henry Christ, 1987) 1977 Special Effects 55
Paul Curry Out Of Mind inspired by "Out Of Sight" (Paul Curry, 1977) 1977 Special Effects 58
Paul Curry That Extra Something 25 cards are dealt into five piles, prediction of the order of a selected one 1977 Special Effects 63
Paul Curry Past, Present And Future 2 decks, 3 cards match, (apparently original) version of Paul Curry's "Touch" see also "Touch" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1977 Special Effects 68
Paul Curry & John Scarne Scarne's Psychic Experiment 1977 Special Effects 71
Paul Curry The Charm Of Luck a talisman influences the outcome 1977 Special Effects 74
Paul Curry Concept Of A Classic inspired by "The Card from the Pocket" (C. O. Williams, 1937) 1977 Special Effects 77
Paul Curry A Turn In Time 4 blanks, 2 rubberbands, signed card reverses in the banded packet 1977 Special Effects 82
Paul Curry & Terry Morgan Future Shock two sets of ESP cards match, swindle switch see also "A Swindle Of Sorts" (Paul Curry, 1974) 1977 Special Effects 90
Paul Curry First - an excuse.. 1977 Special Effects
Paul Curry & Terry Morgan Simply Miraculous corner is torn from card, card vanishes from deck and appears in envelope, gimmick for switching corners, pocket card 1977 Simply Miraculous 1
Paul Curry Paul Curry Writes on Out Of This World and as a response to reference inspired by "OOTW" (Steven Kuske, 1978) 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 582
Paul Curry Spaced Out blue-backed and red-backed card with different suit symbol holes punched out, holes switch places 1978 Spaced Out 1
Edward Marlo & Paul Curry The Joker Reads Minds spectator thinks of card and reads order of shuffled deck, misreads joker as selection, 6 methods 1980 Hierophant (Section "The Last Hierophant") 5
Paul Curry & Edward Marlo & Roger Crosthwaite In The Air Turnover Change 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 10) 920
Paul Curry The Disappearing Rabbit varied by "Rabbit Reunion" (Karl Fulves, 1980) 1980 Curioser 2
Lewis Ganson & Paul Curry & Cy Endfield & Audley Walsh Convincers - The Bent Corner
- The Tacked Card (Paul Curry / Cy Endfield)
- Paper Clip Climax (Audley Walsh)
1980 The Three Card Monte as Entertainment 15
Paul Curry Pass Switch-Out 1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Section "Hearts") 10
Daryl Martinez & Paul Curry & Bill Simon Sleightly Touched unknown card reversed, magician locates card of same suit and value 1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 42
Paul Curry & Howard Adams Matchmaker 5 ESP cards, torn in half, matching routine, see also following item, for credit information see reference see also "Matchmaker" (Paul Curry & Howard Adams, 2001) 1984 Epoptica (Section "Yearbook") 294
Paul Curry Matchmaker - Telephone Version version of previous item over the telephone, 5 ESP cards are torn in half, matching routine 1984 Epoptica (Section "Yearbook") 295
Paul Curry The Curry Turnover Change 1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 129
Paul Curry Turnover Change 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1123
Paul Curry & Frederick Braue Curry Turnover Change (Braue Handling) inspired by "The Curry Turn-Over Change" (Paul Curry, 1939) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 25
Paul Curry 3) The Mental Thinkier also published as "Think of a Card" (Paul Curry, 1947) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 13
Paul Curry One, Two, Three one card has a slit, with clean up and credit information on the principle 1987 Epoptica (Issue 12) 567
Paul Curry Curry Turnover Change 1988 The Cardwright 34
Paul Curry & Frederick Braue For Nikola Routine could be done with any stack 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 6
Philip T. Goldstein & Paul Curry Automix working method inspired by "Joining The Ladies" (Paul Curry, 1977) 1994 Thabbatical 113
Paul Curry Swindle Switch 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 52
Paul Curry & Paul Harris The Break-Room Boredom Buster business cards torn in half, coincidence effect 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Secrets of the Astonishing Executive") 259
Paul Curry Swindle Switch 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 45
Paul Curry & Bernard Bilis The Open Prediction no trick cards or preparation required see also "When Stuck Without the Stik-Tack" (Edward Marlo, 1969) 1998 Card College - Volume 3 733
Paul Curry Swindle Switch 2 card bluff displacement 1999 21st Century Card Magic 131
Paul Curry Curry Turnover Change featuring Kelly Bottom Placement to get into position for change 1999 Kort 14
Paul Curry & U. F. Grant Out of This World discussing the weak points 2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 150
Paul Curry The Curry Turnover Change varied by "In-Transit Curry" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) 2000 Card College - Volume 4 811
Paul Curry The Curry Turnover Change description by Jean Hugard 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 3
Paul Curry The Relativity Lift two methods, with and without pencil, first in "Genii", Vol. 46 No. 2. 1982 see also "The Sliding Double Lift" (David Acer, 2004) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 6
Paul Curry The Drawback Double Lift 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 10
Paul Curry The Time Change color change with the drawback double lift 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 14
Paul Curry The Drawback Vanish with the aid of the drawback double lift 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 17
Paul Curry The Tap Pass tapping one half on the other as a cover 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 19
Paul Curry The Side Pass see also "The Vernon One-Handed Shift" (Dai Vernon & Henry Christ, 1987) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 22
Paul Curry Bottom Palm first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 see also "Bottom Palm, one-handed" (Ernest Earick, 1993) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 26
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between to coins, shell inspired by "The A.W.G. Card and Coin Effect" (The Young Conjuror, Part 2, Goldston, 1912),
"Tri-Coin - The Photographic Coins" (Al Baker, 2003)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 31
Paul Curry Criss-Cross Force Variant 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 34
Paul Curry Exchange Of Fire spectator taps with a pen on a paper, the dots arrange in a fire to form the selection, first in "Genii", Vol. 48 No.12, 1985 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 36
Paul Curry Kissing Cards king and queen of same suit travel to the center of the deck 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 40
Paul Curry The Push Under spread culling the bottom card of the deck, "Reverse Cull" 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 41
Paul Curry & John Scarne & Myles Lyons & Theodore Annemann Two-Card Routine - Effect No. 1: joker and ace of spades change places
- Effect No. 2: joker on top, ace on the bottom vanish and are found together in the center
- Effect No. 3: joker and ace pushed in the deck, travel to top and bottom
- Effect No. 4: two numbers are called, counted and the cards found at those positions are joker
and ace
- Effect No. 5: joker and ace reverse in the deck
- Effect No. 6: spectator reverses one card behind his back, it is the joker
- Effect No. 7: two selections are put face up into the deck, next to them the joker and the ace
are found
- Effect No. 8: selections transform into joker and ace
- Effect No. 9: two cards clipped by four paper clips are removed from the pocket, joker and ace
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 45
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 59
Paul Curry Sure Thing red backed card and blue backed card, one with a hole in the middle, monte 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 65
Paul Curry The Color-Changing Deck one red/blue double backer 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 71
Paul Curry You're a Liar presentational idea inspired by "Lies! Lies! Lies!" (Henry Christ, 1935),
also published as "You're a Liar" (Paul Curry, 1952)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 79
Paul Curry The Truth-Telling Joker card is removed, all card named and removed one named instead of joker, selection is named see also "The Whispering Jokers" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 81
Paul Curry Don't Lie to Me two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies varied by "Reds and Blacks" (Hector Chadwick, 2008) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 83
Paul Curry Spread Shuffle 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 86
Paul Curry Half Gone half of the deck vanishes from a handkerchief 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 90
Paul Curry Bluff Pass face up 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 92
Paul Curry Houdini's Legacy circle is drawn on a card, deck cut somewhere, the name of the cut to card is now written in the circle varied by "The Near Perfect Circle" (Christian Engblom, 2010) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 96
Paul Curry & Henry Christ Variation of 203rd Force 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 99
Paul Curry & Michael F. Zens & David Devant Out of the Past deck is separated in halves, two cards thought of and one is selected, performer puts one card from the half into the other, first card is missing, second spectator touches a card, that is put into the other half and also his card is missing, third card invisibly travels into the other half, first printed in "Genii" vol. 7 no. 4, 1942 inspired by "The Triangle" (David Devant, Our Magic),
"Zens' Miracle Pocket to Pocket Trick" (Michael F. Zens, 1937)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 102
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, 24 duplicates also published as "Teleport" (Paul Curry, 1974) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 106
Paul Curry False Casing half the deck apparently placed in case 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 109
Paul Curry Phantasy Under Glass under glass bowl, ends clean 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 112
Paul Curry Under Wraps performer's hand is wrapped in a clear plastic bag, ends clean 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 118
Paul Curry Pressto blue backed card is selected, deck put on a red deck and pressed, selection is found in the middle of the red backed cards, second time spectator presses, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 122
Paul Curry Teacher's Pet with sucker presentation 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 125
Paul Curry Turn of the Century 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 129
Paul Curry Probability Zero 10 business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match, first in "Sealed Miracles 1", 1944 see also "ESP 2000" (John Riggs, 1994),
"ESP Guessing Game 2000" (John Riggs, 1995)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 139
Paul Curry Alias Sherlock Holmes center tear presentation, revealing the word by analyzing the burnt paper 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 143
Paul Curry & Howard Adams Matchmaker 5 ESP cards, torn in half, matching routine, two versions, one with telephone, basic principle goes back to Howard Adams' trick "Packeten One" in "O.I.C.U.F.E.S.P" Vol. 9 see also "Matchmaker" (Paul Curry & Howard Adams, 1984) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 147
Paul Curry Out of This Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book, first peek book in literature also published as "Out of this Phone Book" (Paul Curry, 1944) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 153
Paul Curry Padding add a number coincidence, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 156
Paul Curry Payoff bill folded and put in envelope, serial number is divined, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 159
Paul Curry A Penny for Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of 4 coins and a rolled up bill is named, inspired by Bob Hummer's "Mathematical Three Card Monte" 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 164
Paul Curry A Turn in Time 4 blanks, 2 rubberbands, signed card reverses in the banded packet 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 172
Paul Curry Out of This World routine and a lot of remarks about the history 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 183
Paul Curry Best of Possible Worlds 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 190
Paul Curry The Charm of Luck a talisman influences the outcome 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 195
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up see also "Another Stop!" (Paul Curry, 1936) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 200
Paul Curry Think of a Card also published as "Think of a Card" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 202
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divined see also "One Down" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 204
Paul Curry Touch with a lot of credit information varied by "The Mexican-American War" (Ryan Plunkett, 2016) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 206
Paul Curry Double Prediction card is selected turned over and behind spectator's back, pushed into the deck, both cards are predicted, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 212
Paul Curry Three Cards in the Future three card prediction see also "Three Cards in the Future" (Paul Curry, 1965) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 214
Paul Curry Smoke Signals card and word written on billets, then burnt and divined 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 221
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
Paul Curry The Open Prediction with gimmick 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 230
Paul Curry The Problem of Card 13 spectator selects 12 cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 237
Paul Curry A Swindle of Sorts see Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's" see also "Suit-De-Suit" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1985),
"Taste of Curry" (Howard Hamburg & Paul Curry, 2009)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 245
Paul Curry Swindle Switch 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 246
Paul Curry Out of Mind inspired by "Out Of Sight" (Paul Curry, 1977) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 250
Charles T. Jordan & Paul Curry Interlocking Chain Principle with a ruse to make the shuffle more convincing 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 253
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table also published as "A Period of Darkness" (Paul Curry, 1945) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 258
Paul Curry Cigarette Switch with cigarette pack see also "Cigarette Switch" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 263
Paul Curry Center Tear Handling inspired by "A Day of Your Life" (Theodore Annemann, 1940),
see also "Torn Center Billet Improvement" (Paul Curry, 1947),
"Message in the Flames" (Dai Vernon, 1948 / 27)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 264
Paul Curry Pseudo Psychometry Tip as a two person mental stunt, coding idea also published as "Ripping, Eh, What!" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 267
Paul Curry The Malini Idea card is found on the streets, torn and vanished, then it's found back on the spot before, corner fits also published as "Gutter Magic" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 268
Paul Curry The Miscalled Palm reflex see also "Miscalled" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 270
Paul Curry One-Way Face Design Tip scratching pips also published as "Curry Favors" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 272
Paul Curry A Card Revelation Tip pretending to find the wrong card, first in "The Phoenix" No. 129, 1947 also published as "Thar She Blows!" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 273
Paul Curry Stamp-It stamp on back of a card, chosen card has the stamp on it 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 277
Paul Curry A Cur(r)i-ous Prediction spectator turns a card over behind his back which is predicted 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 281
Paul Curry Reversed Card Transfer Switch as reversed card is transferred to bottom 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 282
Paul Curry Mind Reading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selected see also "Mindreading?" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 284
Paul Curry Fan Force with reverse fan 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 284
Paul Curry Do as I Do see also "Do As I Do" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 286
Paul Curry Next! card with message "your card will be next" is put into the deck and is found next to selection, first in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 288
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 292
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle based on Lu Brent's "U-Find-It" in "Five Super Card Mysteries" see also "The Perfect Miracle" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 296
Paul Curry Never in a Lifetime two shuffled halves, magician does the same as spectator, both separate cards into red and black 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 298
Paul Curry Two Together spectator and performer think of a card in their half and note them on a business card, halves are put together back to back and two cards slipped of together, the noted cards are slipped of at the same time see also "Two Together" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 304
Paul Curry The Power of Thought varied by "Coincidence" (Bill Simon, 1952),
"Two Way Mirror" (Peter Duffie, 1997),
"Mirror Power" (Peter Duffie, 1997)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 307
Paul Curry Card Displacement moving a card in the deck, while it is sticking out 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 310
Paul Curry More Power to the Thought one deck 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 314
Paul Curry IOU quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. Under the nickel is a little circle of paper "IOU 20ct" 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 321
Paul Curry The Case of the Missing Hat cards with magicians and with hats, story trick see also "The Case of the Missing Hat" (Paul Curry, 1965) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 327
Paul Curry Turnabout arrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction see also "Compas-sion" (Hans E. Trixer, 1977) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 335
Paul Curry The Twist Turnover secretly gives a quarter turn in the act of turning over 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 336
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia" see also "Sefalaljia" (Stewart James, 1939),
"Linked" (Paul Curry, 1947),
varied by "Loops Entwined" (Jack Avis, 1953)
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 345
Paul Curry Missink Link two rope rings link 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 348
Paul Curry On and Off two ribbon rings threaded through a nut and lowered into a hat, under a handkerchief the selected ribbon penetrates the nut, brema nut see also "On and Off" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 356
Paul Curry The Sliding Knot rope held by two assistants, cut and knotted, knot can be moved and opened at any point, see also Douglas Dexter "The Cut and Restored Rope" in Will Goldston's "Great Magicians' Tricks", 1931 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 359
Paul Curry Restoration Supreme cut and restored rope with sliding knot, different restoration inspired by "The Sliding Knot" (Paul Curry, 2001) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 370
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 13
Edward Marlo & Paul Curry Breakless Curry Change 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 41
Paul Curry Curry Swindle Switch 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 260
Howard Hamburg & Paul Curry Taste of Curry inspired by "A Swindle Of Sorts" (Paul Curry, 1974) 2009 The "D" Notes 23
Paul Curry Swindle Switch 2009 The "D" Notes 25
Paul Curry & Christian Engblom Double Facer Cut Force spectator cuts under table 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 40
Michael Weber & Paul Curry An Old (sheared) Black Ram2 variations on Curry's idea:
- Easy
- A Little More Work
- Even More Work (position of selection named)
- Great Minds Think Alike (further credits)
- And For Those Who Read This Far
inspired by "Turn of the Century" (Paul Curry, 1974) 2010 An Old Black Ram2 3
Alexander de Cova & Paul Curry Die Ballydesmond Polka instruction game with glasses and whiskey inspired by "A Penny For Your Thoughts" (Paul Curry, 1974) 2011 Seminar-Leviten 9
Paul Curry Spread Shuffle for people who cannot riffle shuffle properly 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 169
Paul Curry Swindle of Sorts 2015 TEN 19