Written by Paul Cummins

Work of Doug Conn

195 pages (Hardcover), published by FASDIU Enterprises
Illustrated with drawings by Tony Dunn.
Language: English

(104 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Paul Cummins Paul's Acknowledgements
Doug Conn Doug's Acknowledgements - Doug's Theory Section
Jon Racherbaumer Foreword
Paul Cummins Introduction
Doug Conn Chameleon Sandwich sandwich effect followed by color changing deck surprise 1
Unknown Center Hindu Shuffle retains bottom stock 2
Unknown Overhand Slip Shuffle 3
Edward Marlo Tilt brief 3
Reinhard Müller 3-Card Catch 5
Doug Conn Triumph Tools some finesses for Triumph 9
Dai Vernon Triumph Shuffle 9
Doug Conn Tight Triumph Display four packetsInspired by 10
Unknown Up-The-Ladder Cut as Triumph display, credit information on p. 14 12
Doug Conn The Inflated Deck as a Triumph convincer, credit information on p. 14 13
Doug Conn ESJoker odd-backed Joker pushed in deck, cards on either side divined and actually written in talk-bubble on Joker 15
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move 17
Paul Cummins Credit Information 20
Doug Conn Particle Press invisible particles apparently collected and pressed into a coinInspired by 21
Doug Conn Fit to be Tie'd coin folded into bottom of tie vanishes 24
Doug Conn Taking it Dice and Easy three tricks with dice and cards, see the following three items 27
Doug Conn Coincidice four dice rolled, each number counted off top of deck, last cards match all four numbers 27
Doug Conn Fourtunate four dice used to count down to cards, they are the four Aces 29
Doug Conn Criss Cross Force Handling involving dribbling the cards 30
Doug Conn Random Specificity three selections shuffled in deck, two dice used to arrive at numbers which are counted down, selections are found there 31
Unknown Diagonal Insertion brief 31
Unknown Pinky Count brief 32
Doug Conn Rubber Revelation rubber band wrapped around deck vanishes, around card in center, this and the cards beside it are Aces to match a previous selectionInspired by 33
Unknown Riffle Force break 33
Doug Conn Ambush in Blue odd-backed collector cards 38
Edward Marlo ATFUS 38
Carmen D'Amico Multiple Shift Also published here 39
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rhumba Count 40
Unknown Bottom Slip Cut brief 40
Doug Conn Copper, Silver, Brash copper and silver coins transpose three times, hands, then with table or spectator, then with coin purse 43
Paul Gertner The Flick with thumb under purse 44
John Bannon Take Two Switch picking up coins from hand with a gaffed one 46
Jay Sankey Palm-Up HPC-CPH 46
Doug Conn Purse Ploy Switch Out 48
David Roth Palm Change brief 49
David Williamson Striking Vanish as transposition, with purse 49
Doug Conn Three-Peat empty coin purse, three coins produced, vanished, reproduced 51
L'Homme Masqué Hand Load 51
Jay Sankey Slick Splits Move coins productionRelated to 52
Jay Sankey Drop Out Also published here 52
Chester Woodin Woodin Click Pass 53
Doug Conn Tic Tac Turnover flourishy turnover of card between the two first fingers in the air by blowing on it 56
Doug Conn Spongology sponge bunnies routine intro 58
Doug Conn Smoke Poke cigarette pushed into eye socket, reappears between lips when performer turns aroundRelated to 63
Doug Conn Weighing the Aces performer cuts to the Aces, performer cuts off same amount as spectator cuts off and as spectator names, breather 66
Bob Irons Bottom Running Cut placing a key card above the top stock during running cut, bottom stripRelated to 66
Edward Marlo Faro Check Procedure 69
Unknown Slough-Off Faro 69
Edward Marlo Kick Out Count 71
Unknown Breather Crimp 73
Unknown Tabled Slip Cut 73
Doug Conn Diamond Mine with Ace through Seven, named number changes suit, then all cards change to reverse situation, two handlings 75
Doug Conn Conn Gets Purse'n'l collection of purse frame ideas, see following items 79
Doug Conn The Purse'n'l Vanish coin vanishes in purse frame 79
Doug Conn The Purse'n'l Production coin appears from purse frame 81
Jay Sankey Aerial Shuttle Pass brief 81
Doug Conn The Purse'n'l Change coin grows to jumbo coin, with purse frame 82
Doug Conn The Purse'n'l Load silk from purse frameInspired by 83
Doug Conn Cornered Coins four coins vanish from hand and appear visible in corners of close-up surface one by one, misdirection 86
Unknown Han Ping Chien brief 87
David Roth Pop-Outs tabled under finger tipRelated to 88
Doug Conn Long Distance Call to the Colors with full deck separation climax 90
Doug Conn The Pincher Change sandwiched card switched for top card of deck, in-the-hands and tabled handling, quick transformation application 94
Doug Conn Tabled Alignment Move 96
Doug Conn Flush Brush triumph with four Royal Flush climax, which are "painted" on rubber back of close up padInspired by 99
Doug Conn Impossible 21 Card Trick Inspired byAlso published here 105
Doug Conn Scramble chink-a-chink with scrabble letters 111
Doug Conn Pip Trip the four pips on a Four value assemble in one corner of the card 121
Gary Kurtz Erdnase's First Transformation Variation Also published here
  • Annotated Erdnase
Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change brief 125
Doug Conn An Artistic Application colored sections on card transform, art theme, named colorInspired by 127
Unknown Dribble Force brief 130
Doug Conn Rubber Room Change rubber banded deck, face card changes, Erdnase first transformation 132
Doug Conn Tricked Traveler every suit named before travelInspired by 134
Arthur Finley Tent Vanish 136
Matt Corin Spin Flourish outjogged card spins around pivot point of first left fingerAlso published here
  • in "The Time Machine" (Genii, Sept. 1996, p. 922)
Paul Cummins Historical Comments credit discussion and bibliography 142
Doug Conn Three Lumps coins to glass with coffee cup
- The Non-Gaffed Version
- The Gaffed Version
Doug Conn Spin Load cup is spun on the table with a hand from above as coin is dropped in 146
Doug Conn Three Peace's - Peace spectator cuts deck into piles, top card of chosen pile is put in case, some answers are spelled and another card chosen, the cards give color, suit and value of card in case 153
Doug Conn Conn's Opener adding cards to packet from underneath cellophane, see also p. 165 and p. 173 for applications 153
Doug Conn Peace At Any Time selection lost in deck, then cards produced that match color, suit and value of card, finally those three cards change into selection, blendo 157
Eddie Fechter Cutting Stop Force timing, see p. 165 for Fechter's out 158
John Cornelius Spring Set brief 159
Frank Thompson, Doug Conn Thompson False Cut Variation Inspired by 159
John Benzais Spinning Slip Cut 160
Looy Simonoff Flippant brief 161
Doug Conn Brute Peace two decks, spectator names color and from one deck a card of this color is produced, repeated with suit and value, the resulting card is reversed in second deck 162
Doug Conn Double Play selection produced, changes into second selection 166
Doug Conn Side-Steal Strategy gag to cover two side steals 166
Doug Conn The Double Play Production also with doubleRelated to 167
Doug Conn Conn's Fusion two cards marked on back fuse into double backer 170
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move with double backer and double facer 171
David Williamson Case Hold-Out holding out small stack while spectator shuffles 173
Paul Cummins Fusion Bibliography 174
Doug Conn Evening Up The Odds small cards on coins, the cards assembleInspired byRelated to 175
Doug Conn Quadruple Bypass sandwich effect, center card penetrates à la Close-up Illusion, it stretches and finally shrinks 182
Larry Jennings Close-up Illusion Related to 185
Paul Cummins Final Remarks 191
Paul Cummins, Doug Conn Conn in Print 192