Written by Lance Pierce

Work of John Cornelius

181 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(60 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Lance Pierce Foreword vii
John Cornelius Baby Boom baby bottle nipple as coin clip 3
John Cornelius Prints Valiant blank paper printed into business cards, long-short, lettering as impromptu rough-smooth 5
John Cornelius Roughly Mental stack of blank business cards, spectator names number, at that position is the only printed card and the number is written on it, lettering as impromptu rough-smooth 7
John Cornelius MoonShine Locations watch band as shinerRelated to 9
John Cornelius Passages passage from outside jacket pocket to topit with applications 13
John Cornelius On the Tip of my Tongue card to mouth when performer turns around, topit tunnel 13
John Cornelius A Toast full glass appears in hand when the performer turns around, bar effect 14
John Cornelius Instant Travelers one palm, topit 15
John Cornelius KnotSoTuff with two ropesAlso published here 17
John Cornelius The Fan Steal 23
John Cornelius Flicker as card is flicked to tableAlso published here 27
John Cornelius Fold-A-Card in quarters, while spreading through deck with faces towards performerAlso published here 29
John Cornelius Peeping Tom glimpsing key card during faro cascade 31
John Cornelius The Master Cut - The Charlier Cut
- The Circle and Roll Cut
John Cornelius The Apprentice Cut 37
John Cornelius The Oh, Calcutta! Shuffle false Hindu shuffleAlso published here 39
John Cornelius Spring Set Also published here 41
John Cornelius The Winter Change Also published here 43
John Cornelius Go For Go Switch for poker hand while looking at the cards 47
John Cornelius Armed & Ready elbow catchAlso published here 51
John Cornelius D'Artagnan's Release cocktail plastic sword through strawAlso published here 53
John Cornelius Dial-A-Trick medium secretly listens the whole time 55
John Cornelius Lines of Flux powerful magnet below table makes fork magnetic above tableAlso published here 57
John Cornelius Impromptu Ghost Trap rubber tubing as glorpy alternative 59
John Cornelius Arisen! animation by thumb instead of fourth finger 63
John Cornelius An Assemblage of Silver 67
John Cornelius Bluff Poker Inspired by
  • Bluff Ace Assembly (Ed Marlo, Ireland's Yearbook)
John Cornelius Marked for Life color changing back kickerInspired by 75
John Cornelius The John Cornelius Card System Also published here 81
John Cornelius Threefold three spectators cut the deck, remember the bottom card of the pile and put the cards in their pockets, three thought of cards are divinedAlso published here 81
John Cornelius Hanky apparently showing trouser pocket empty by turning it inside out 89
John Cornelius Deck in the Round (Pocket Rocket Aces)
Aces to pocket one by one, as climax deck to pocket with secret switch
John Cornelius SmokeFree cigarette on pull 93
John Cornelius Trying to Quit rubber tubing cigarettes, with applications
- Ephemeral
- Chain Smoker
- Lip Service
John Cornelius Flashes flash paper ideas 99
John Cornelius A Smoke for Old Scratch flash paper to cigaretteAlso published here 99
John Cornelius My Card, Sir flash paper to business card, back palm 100
John Cornelius Hot Silver flash paper to coin 101
John Cornelius Fanning the Flames flash paper to automatic card fan 102
John Cornelius The Pendulum Principle ball vanish under handkerchief and die vanish 105
John Cornelius Super (Ball) Card Rise rubber ball, deck in glass 109
John Cornelius Meta-Fusion silver coin placed in hand, two copper coins come out, ends cleanAlso published here 111
John Cornelius MoneyTalk denomination and serial number of bill read that is given behind backAlso published here 113
John Cornelius Shrinkage 115
John Cornelius Slow Motion Fadeaway Also published here 119
John Cornelius The Jawbreakers three balls vanish one by one, reappearInspired by 123
John Cornelius False Transfer with lapping afterwards 126
John Cornelius The IncrediBill Routine Bill Change routine 129
Roger Klause The $100 Bill Change 129
John Cornelius Change of Mind one of five, kicker 137
John Cornelius My Lady's Ring 139
John Cornelius The Fickle Nickel invented 1972, with credit information 143
John Cornelius The Ball, The Bowl, and the Big, Big Cake very involved cake production as final loadRelated to 147
Unknown False Transfer 153
John Cornelius The F.I.S.M. Act or Every Card Trick in the World in Ten Minutes among other things: shrinking card case, multiple selection, four-of-a-kind production, shrinking deck, card to credit card, jumbo card in wallet as prediction for named card after some byplay 157
John Cornelius The Card Clip to fix a deck behind a case or table edge 160
John Cornelius The Card Indexes in wallet 164
John Benzais Spin Cut Revelation 171
John Cornelius One-Handed Deck Switch at table edge with servante and holder 172