Written by John F. Mendoza

Work of John F. Mendoza

137 pages (Spiralbound), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Keith Oldham.
Language: English

(54 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
John F. Mendoza Dedication i
John F. Mendoza Introduction ii
John F. Mendoza Other Writings by Author
John F. Mendoza Acey-Deucy Improved Ace and Two of Clubs, monte theme, they transform twice, one of them changes into a dollar coin 1
Edward Marlo Buffalo'ed bluff 1
John F. Mendoza Missionaries' Revenge cannibal kings vanish as finale, duplicate 4
Jack Avis Siva Count five as four 6
Edward Marlo Edge Cover in End Grip 9
Unknown Drop Off Ditch 11
Unknown Double Flip-Over 12
John F. Mendoza, Barry Nelson Marlo-Nelson-Mendoza Hunters Kings and Queens shuffled into deck, one of the Kings put in case, deck cut into packets, Queen and King on top of each, one Queen with King in caseInspired by 15
John F. Mendoza Face Up Red-Black Shuffle red and black cards are riffle shuffled multiple times, yet they stay separated 19
Daryl Martinez Six-Packet Display 21
John F. Mendoza Zarrow Square-Up Finesse 22
John F. Mendoza Cutting the Kings Re-Visited aces produced as kickerInspired by 25
John F. Mendoza Breakless Kiss Double Transformation Inspired by 29
John F. Mendoza The Most Difficult Card Trick in the World card thrown into air and caught with deck next to two selectionsRelated to 31
John F. Mendoza Boomerang Tossing straight upwards 33
Unknown Charlier Pass 34
John F. Mendoza S-T-R-E-T-C-H Stretched - The Startling Appearance of Two Selected Cards
- Color Change
Inspired by 36
John F. Mendoza The Horse Race winner ace predicted with alphabet cards 40
John F. Mendoza, Patrick Page One Handed Face Change 43
Barry Nelson $1.50 Four Ace Routine 46
Unknown Three as Ace Display 48
John F. Mendoza Open Travellers - Closed Changers transformation kicker 53
Unknown Rubaway Vanish 54
John F. Mendoza The One Dollar Sandwich card cleanly appears in isolated sandwichInspired by
  • performance of Vic Trabucco
Unknown Hand-Cross Transfer card ditched into other hand as hands cross 59
John F. Mendoza The Ten Card Poker Killer transformation into four Aces as finaleInspired byAlso published here 61
John F. Mendoza The Louisiana Switch Handling tabledRelated toAlso published here 64
John F. Mendoza Easy Ace Cutting tabled 66
Unknown Slip Cut 67
Dan Fleshman Look, They're Copper! matrix, then repeat and they all change to copper instead of assembling, one visually on top of card, edge of mat hold-out 68
Dan Fleshman Coin Snap Change coin on card visually changes 75
John F. Mendoza Reverse Portable Hole jumbo coin climaxInspired by 78
John F. Mendoza, Dan Fleshman Coin Appearance from Purse Frame 78
John F. Mendoza The Last Card wheel with four sections, cards distributed onto the sections and eliminated in stages, last card is selectionInspired by
  • "The Last Card" (Jack Hughes)
John F. Mendoza Bendix Bombshell Routine transposition and card to wallet combo 88
John F. Mendoza The Cup Switch solid cup finale 93
Herb Morrissey Unexpected Vision three plastic turtles of different color, one hidden in box, its color is divined, then their location in the spectator's pocket, multi-phase routine 96
John F. Mendoza The Spiked Half spiked half dollar coin put in styrofoam, marked penny transposes and is now spiked and half dollar in hand 101
Mary Wolf The Two Hundred-Eighty-Five Cent Trick a few different coins put in left hand, they change into a handful of pennies, locking $2.85 gaff 104
Mary Wolf Quick MacDonald three double facers, different vanishesInspired by 107
John F. Mendoza Installment Vanish 112
Mary Wolf The Production Sequence 113
Mary Wolf The Cone and Coins Routine Cylinder & Coins with cone and die which grows as finale 115
Mary Wolf Toss Vanish classic palm 117
Mary Wolf, Bob Carver Progressive Coin Production four coinsInspired by 121
Mary Wolf Die to Half Dollar metamorphosis style 121
Mary Wolf Interlocked Coin Production 122
Mary Wolf Addendum for Cone and Coins Routine tabled stack of half dollars visibly changes into four silver dollars 126
Mary Wolf Mary's Hand-to-Hand Routine four coins 127
Mary Wolf A Little Bit of Coke (a-Cola) "two in the hand..." with miniature cans, then miniature bottle, normal bottle and coins appear 131
John F. Mendoza In Conclusion 137