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Theodore Annemann & Walter B. Gibson An Improvement A La Carte any card forced with multiple layouts and equivoque 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 30
Walter B. Gibson The Sagacious Joker 4 spectators pocket a card each, the joker is tapped against pocket and performer knows the cards, 4 methods 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 19
Walter B. Gibson Surpasso selection is inserted in cased deck by spectator and divined, deck pressed together in case 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Walter B. Gibson Simplified Reverse 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 167
Walter B. Gibson Improved Super Memory apparently twenty selections and their positions are remembered varied by "Tricky Mentalist without Cards" (Gerald Kosky, 1953) 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 175
Walter B. Gibson Master Card Location counting while spreading 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Walter B. Gibson Date Sense numbers on calendar are added, matrix force 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 279
Walter B. Gibson Jog Control as top half is replaced 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 46
Walter B. Gibson The 20 Card Trick as seen by Agostin, twenty cards are selected and shuffled back, all found blindfolded from pocket in apparently random order 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 428
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 505
Theodore Annemann & Walter B. Gibson The Omega Card Prophecy card chosen with dealing procedure, billet index 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 529
Walter B. Gibson Before Your Eyes Improvement improvement inspired by "Before your Eyes" (Norman Ashworth, 1937) 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Walter B. Gibson Card Case Glimpse "Flap-Flap" card put in card case is glimpsed later 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 548
Walter B. Gibson Perplexity two cards in 20 card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less) see also "Outflanked" (Steve Beam & Walter B. Gibson, 2010) 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Walter B. Gibson Like Seeks Like 3&3, precursor to Oil & Water using glide 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 569
Walter B. Gibson Bewildering Blocks (with a Sucker Finish) prop trick with colored blocks in tube 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 110) 658
Walter B. Gibson Key Location Medium finds selection in shuffled deck, coding using stacking principle 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Walter B. Gibson The Twin Princess 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 729
Walter B. Gibson Pay Off spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phases see also "Follow the Leaders" (Roger Barkann, 1946),
"Skill-Nil!" (Dr. William T. Palchinas, 1949),
"Pay-Off" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956),
"One Thousand Skulls" (Al Mann, 1982),
also published as "Pay-Off" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956)
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 1
Walter B. Gibson Mind Over Money memorizing the serial number of a bill and other ideas about quickly memorizing things on a bill 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 3
Walter B. Gibson Lost in the Shuffle medium reveals three cards, pocket writing on playing card varied by "Lost in the Shuffle - Again" (Stylesmith , 1954) 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
Walter B. Gibson Clip Color four different colored cards are cut into different amount of pieces and sealed in envelopes, chosen color is spelled and found also published as "Clip Color" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956) 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Walter B. Gibson Ball-Istics four balls appear one by one and vanish again see also corrections and improvements on p. 28 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 4) 13
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on trick exposure 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 5) 20
Walter B. Gibson Cut To Measure cut and restored tape measure also published as "Cut to Measure" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956) 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 6) 21
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Carl Brema's shop 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 6) 24
Walter B. Gibson Topper also published as "Topper" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956) 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 27
Walter B. Gibson One Good Trick... see also "Deserves Another" (Walter B. Gibson, 1942),
"Skill-Nil!" (Dr. William T. Palchinas, 1949),
"One Good Trick Deserves Another" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956),
also published as "One Good Trick Deserves Another" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956)
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 30
Walter B. Gibson Deserves Another predicting a card at a number, follow up inspired by "One Good Trick..." (Walter B. Gibson, 1942),
see also "One Good Trick Deserves Another" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956),
also published as "One Good Trick Deserves Another" (Walter B. Gibson, 1956)
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Walter B. Gibson Sooth Sayer with different colored paper instead of numbered slips inspired by "Forecast" (Theodore Annemann, 1942) 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Walter B. Gibson Cardee Foolee chinese writing cut in half reveals selection, published under Feng Huang 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 33
Walter B. Gibson & Chung Ling Foo Filtration liquid vanishes after performance of the hydrostatic glass 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Chung Ling Foo & Walter B. Gibson Twister Chung Ling Foo's torn and restored paper with sucker element 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Walter B. Gibson Confetti of Cathay three cups, one filled with confetti, confetti vanishes and travels to another, published under Hee Foo You 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 35
Walter B. Gibson Tip For Torn Paper and Hat Tearing 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Walter B. Gibson Blackstone Anecdote 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Walter B. Gibson & Danny Morris Gaglet Department - card coding with name badges (Gibson)
- card in balloon gag (Morris)
- cut and restored tie performance at army shows without a stooge (Morris)
- bar bet, naming three numbers of a serial number on a bill
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 38
Walter B. Gibson & Bruce Elliott The Back Room 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 3) 12
Walter B. Gibson & Bruce Elliott The Back Room Otis Manning, Keith Clark, Schlumpini 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 4) 16
Bruce Elliott & Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Russel Swann and on Scarne and Rawson working on a series called "Magicians of the Underworld" 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 7) 28
Walter B. Gibson & Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dan Morris Russell Swann and Leonard Lyons 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 32
Walter B. Gibson & Bruce Elliott The Back Room Greer Marechal, Clayton Rawson 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 9) 36
Walter B. Gibson & Henry Hatton & Adrian Plate In the Pocket two different colors change places, hand and pocket 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 55
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on exposure, response to Bill Larsen, book exposure like Greater Magic, Modern Magic, Magician's Magic etc. 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 17) 71
Bruce Elliott & Walter B. Gibson Chance! Thought! Coincidence! with three different colored cardboards, one taken, one thought off and one stopped at by coincidence 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 75
Walter B. Gibson & Han Ping Chien Gaglets - Gibson's wand vanish
- Han Ping Chien swallowing billard ball vanishes
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 77
Walter B. Gibson Super-Duper Speller clarification on page 90 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 19) 79
Walter B. Gibson The Furloined Rope Trick removing knots from rope 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 85
Walter B. Gibson & Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dante, Ed Saint, Max Malini 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Walter B. Gibson Voodoo sword cabinet with a pins and a voodoo doll in a box 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 24) 99
Danny Morris & Doc Hurwitz & Walter B. Gibson Betcha - boiling water in a paper bag
- beer bet
- coin bet / puzzle
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 24) 101
Walter B. Gibson & Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the "Barnstormer", Bob Hanko, Jean Hugard's dinner, Milbourne Christopher 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 24) 102
Walter B. Gibson Getting Away From Card Tricks while explaining a color change, a whiskey glass appears 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 105
Walter B. Gibson The Back Room on Dorny, Hy Mayer and why this is the wacky issue 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 111
Walter B. Gibson & U. F. Grant Count Them Out false count based on words 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 112
Walter B. Gibson Billard Ball Act - perfect color change
- extra ball getaway
- down the ladder
- through the pocket
- gaining white ball
- throw color change
- the vanish getaway
- instant ball to silk
- the smash change
- quick one to four
see also "Second Billard Ball Routine" (Walter B. Gibson, 1953) 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 28) 115
Walter B. Gibson Peeksie do as I do, but spectator probably fails finding performer's card 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 31) 129
Walter B. Gibson Mickey Finn 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 140
Walter B. Gibson Turnabout two decks, two cards are exchanged and match 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 36) 147
Walter B. Gibson Pick Me Up number between 1 and 30 is named, an indicator card is inserted at that position and the card card named see also "The Power of Two" (Roy Walton, 2010),
"Binary Division" (Michael Weber, 2011)
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 169
Walter B. Gibson 91¢ Miracle three spectators select a different color envelope each and can than put one coin out of five in it, when performer turns over and sees the remaining two, he knows who chose which coin see also "Key Chart to the 91¢ Miracle" (L. Vosburgh Lyons, 1943) 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 44) 180
Walter B. Gibson Deferred Coincidence three cards are selected from a red and from a blue deck, they match 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 206
Unknown & Walter B. Gibson "Free" French Drop like spider grip vanish, as a fake french drop, as a switch, pretending to be a master sleever 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 52) 213
Harry Blackstone & Walter B. Gibson Super Magic two in the hand, one in the pocket with paper balls and variations 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 224
Walter B. Gibson & Bruce Elliott Gold Seal Mystery coins, objects and colors are chosen and predicted, in an envelope and the coin in a box and inside wool 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 240
Walter B. Gibson Switched while doing fan manipulations, in two parts 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 258
Walter B. Gibson The Poor Man's Anti-Gravico hydrostatic bottle 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 257
Walter B. Gibson & L. Vosburgh Lyons Release From Reason silk and rope 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 268
Walter B. Gibson Tom Dick & How Many? three people each raising a different amount of fingers inspired by "Finger Finger" (Dr. Van Deusen & Bruce Elliott, 1939) 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 302
Bruce Elliott & Walter B. Gibson The Back Room 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 303
Paul Fleming (reviewer) The World's Best Book of Magic by Walter B. Gibson 1944 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume I 7
Walter B. Gibson Turnabout two decks, two cards are exchanged and match 1945 My Best 92
Walter B. Gibson The Four Door Production Cabinet objects appear from a box with four doors 1945 My Best 308
Walter B. Gibson Sextuple Stranger Than Hallucination three people look at the bottom card and remove it, all think of the same card inspired by "Hallucination" (Eddie Clever, 1934) 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 80) 325
L. Vosburgh Lyons & Ronald B. Edwards & Clayton Rawson & Bruce Elliott & Walter B. Gibson Boxed piece of a magazine is put on a string and the ends of the string thread through two holes in a box, a word is selected and when checked on the piece on the string all words are crossed out except the selected one see also "The Back Room" (Bruce Elliott, 1945) 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 81) 328
Walter B. Gibson A Spooky Message flap, wordplay 1945 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 402
Walter B. Gibson Switcheroo 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 96
Walter B. Gibson Billard Ball Routine four ball routine, with handkerchief 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 124
Walter B. Gibson Second Billard Ball Routine with five balls, a handkerchief, color changing balls see also "Billard Ball Act" (Walter B. Gibson, 1943) 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 141
Walter B. Gibson Cut to Measure cut and restored tape measure also published as "Cut To Measure" (Walter B. Gibson, 1942) 1956 The Best in Magic 92
Walter B. Gibson Pay-Off spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phases also published as "Pay Off" (Walter B. Gibson, 1942) 1956 The Best in Magic 97
Walter B. Gibson Topper also published as "Topper" (Walter B. Gibson, 1942) 1956 The Best in Magic 99
Walter B. Gibson One Good Trick Deserves Another selection is put in pocket by performer behind bak, card is predicted on a slip too also published as "Deserves Another" (Walter B. Gibson, 1942),
"One Good Trick..." (Walter B. Gibson, 1942)
1956 The Best in Magic 101
Walter B. Gibson Clip Color four different colored cards are cut into different amount of pieces and sealed in envelopes, chosen color is spelled and found also published as "Clip Color" (Walter B. Gibson, 1942) 1956 The Best in Magic 200
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic by Various (written by Walter B. Gibson) 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 91
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic by Walter B. Gibson 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 286
Walter B. Gibson Double "A" Production Cabinet for handkerchiefs etc 1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 36
Walter B. Gibson Fan Steal from one packet under one-handed fan in other hand 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 176
Edward Marlo & Walter B. Gibson Double Prediction 2 cards predicted, 2 methods, combination of Walter Gibson's "The Mystic Prediction & "The Psychic Card Problem" (Book of Popular Card Tricks) 1976 Early Marlo (Section "Oddity & Other Miracles") 107
Walter B. Gibson & Al Mann Walter's Letter prediction in nest of envelopes, sent to spectator by mail 1977 Break Through 10
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Professional Magic For Amateurs by Walter B. Gibson 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume III 92
Philip T. Goldstein & Walter B. Gibson & Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square, see also Mel Stover's "Days Of Force" in Phoenix #77 and "The Irrisistible Force“ in New Phoenix #340 see also "Days of Force" (Mel Stover, 1945),
varied by "Rainbow Matrix - Weber Notes" (Michael Weber, 2015)
1980 The Violet Book of Mentalism 8
Philip T. Goldstein & Walter B. Gibson & Maurice Kraitchik Rainbow Matrix number force with a magic square, see also "The Irrisistible Force“ in New Phoenix #340 see also "Days of Force" (Mel Stover, 1945) 1982 shuffled lecture 4
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Double Bill Tube by Walter B. Gibson 1987 Epoptica (Issue 9) 490
Edward Marlo & Walter B. Gibson You Found It! spectator turns card face-up, it is previous selection, alternatively next to selection, mathematical, inspired by Walter Gibson's "The Popular Card Tricks", 3 methods 1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 14
Walter B. Gibson & Roberto Giobbi & Harry Blackstone The Happy Birthday Card Trick card found by dealing to song lyrics, from Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks see also "The Tune Detective" (Theodore Annemann, 1934) 2003 Card College - Volume 5 1157
Edward Marlo & Walter B. Gibson Spider Vanish 2007 52 Memories 142
Nick Trost & Daryl & Walter B. Gibson The Burglar Trick 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 64
Steve Beam & Walter B. Gibson Outflanked 2 spectators find each others card, mathematical selection procedure inspired by "Perplexity" (Walter B. Gibson, 1940) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 45