Written by Philip T. Goldstein

Work of Philip T. Goldstein

140 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Ton Onosaka.
Language: English

(103 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Stephen Minch Foreword vii
Philip T. Goldstein Introduction ix
Philip T. Goldstein Overture black Aces sandwich reversed red Aces, they transposeVariationsAlso published here
  • "Overture" in "Genii" March, 1981. P. 158.
Jordan Cotler Jordan Count 3
Dai Vernon Through-the-Fist Flourish 4
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count 4
Philip T. Goldstein No-Gaff Differential Also published here 5
Jerry K. Hartman, Philip T. Goldstein Secret Subtraction Variation 5
Unknown Single Buckle Spread 6
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread brief 9
Philip T. Goldstein Snap Differential four Aces transform into KingsAlso published here 10
Unknown Sleeve Change 10
Philip T. Goldstein Transfourmation Aces transform into Kings, then backs change tooInspired by
  • Jerry K. Hartman's "Transfourence" in " Card Fare", 1975.
Also published here
Edward Marlo ATFUS 12
Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count 13
Philip T. Goldstein Vicinity small packet of cards turn into three selections then into four AcesAlso published here
  • "Vicinity" in "Linking Ring", February 1984.
Unknown Diminishing Lift Sequence 14
Philip T. Goldstein Twisted Location with finding a selection as a kickerAlso published here 15
Philip T. Goldstein Snap Collectors Snap Differential with collectors finaleAlso published here 18
Dai Vernon Tilt 19
Unknown Slip Cut 20
Philip T. Goldstein Third Degree Ace to Three on top of deck instantly distribute, Ace is one card away from first selection, Two is two cards away, ...VariationsAlso published here
  • "3rd Degree" in "New Tops" August, 1980. P. 43.
Philip T. Goldstein Choice Flesh three cards interlaced between Kings, all vanish except selectionAlso published here 23
Unknown Half-Pass 25
Philip T. Goldstein A Fine Mesh two selections between three jokers vanish, then a joker finds the selections in deck on either side, red/blue double backerAlso published here 26
Frederick Braue Braue Add-On 26
Brother John Hamman Hamman Count 27
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety 27
Philip T. Goldstein Inside Out marketed in 1977 28
Jeff Busby Omega Count 28
Philip T. Goldstein Back Ordered sequential All backs and back to normal, packet versionAlso published here
  • "Back-Ordered" in "Magigram" August, 1980.
Philip T. Goldstein Quadrophonic False Turnover 30
Philip T. Goldstein Back Gammon packet all backs, changing back kickerAlso published here 32
Francis Carlyle Paddle Move 33
Unknown Paintbrush Change 34
Philip T. Goldstein Jumping Bean Aces three cards on leader ace, other cards become kingsVariationsAlso published here 35
Unknown Mexican Turnover 36
Unknown Mexican Turnover Handling as packet is flipped over 37
Philip T. Goldstein Immediate Aces 7/8 cardsAlso published here 37
Philip T. Goldstein Relative Interchange Ace to Four transpose one by one with four red cardsInspired byRelated toAlso published here 39
Philip T. Goldstein Brimstone Elevator color change climaxInspired byAlso published here 41
Dai Vernon Vernon Strip-Out Addition 41
Philip T. Goldstein Troublebacker transposition routine with 6 cards, cards with red and blue backsAlso published here
  • "Troublebacker" in Goodliffe's "Abracadabra" Vol. 68, No. 1755. September, 1979. P. 290.
Philip T. Goldstein Naked Lunch Aces turn over one by one between two Jokers, backs change climaxInspired byAlso published here
  • "M-U-M" June, 1980.
Philip T. Goldstein Progression Ace, Two and Three of Spades turn blank among four blank cards, then cards transform into Ace to Seven of HeartsAlso published here
  • "Progression" in "M-U-M" April, 1981.
Bob Veeser Veeser Concept 48
Philip T. Goldstein Ascension transformation kicker, inspired by Roy Walton's "Oil and Queens"Also published here 50
Philip T. Goldstein Sottovoce four-ace-kickerInspired byAlso published here 51
Unknown Riffle Force 51
Philip T. Goldstein Casanova Related toAlso published here 54
Philip T. Goldstein Five-Card Polka poker story, red/blue double backer, marketed in 1976 55
Philip T. Goldstein Haback Count combination of Hamman Count and Flushtration Count, first published in "Son of Bat, Jr.", August 1976 56
Philip T. Goldstein Sidewinder three cards change front and back, with a sidewinder cardAlso published here 58
Philip T. Goldstein Fluttering Hearts four Aces turn over one by one and changes back color, then they change into a royal flushAlso published here 59
Philip T. Goldstein Lassie with four aces, all cards are blank as a climaxAlso published here 62
Art Lyle Lyle Change outjogged card removed, push-in change performed 64
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move 66
Unknown Wild Card Turnover Switch 67
Philip T. Goldstein Printing History four blank cards, four times one King among three blanks, then four KingsAlso published here 68
Philip T. Goldstein Cry Wolf four card packet trickAlso published here 69
Jack Avis Siva Count 70
Edward Victor Eye Count 70
Philip T. Goldstein Snap-Turn Count 2/4 71
Gene Castillon Spirit Count 72
Philip T. Goldstein Packetrainer Also published here 73
Philip T. Goldstein, Frank Thompson Exitwist twisting with four jokers, one vanishes at the endAlso published here 74
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count 74
Philip T. Goldstein Extraexitwist additional color-changing back kickerAlso published here 76
Philip T. Goldstein Ghostback Count 76
Philip T. Goldstein Extendedexitwist joker becomes red face and vanishesAlso published here 78
Philip T. Goldstein Exile marketed in 1982Related toAlso published here 79
Philip T. Goldstein Penetration of Blank four Kings and four blank cardsAlso published here 81
Philip T. Goldstein Shinkansen cards across with four red and four blue cards, chosen card travels, created in 1988Also published here 83
Edward Marlo, Norman Osborn Unlimited Display Sequence 84
Philip T. Goldstein Simplified FTL with eight cardsAlso published here 86
Irv Weiner Cross Switch follow the leader switch, four packets are moved, bluff switch 87
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizesInspired byAlso published here 87
Philip T. Goldstein Bodkin Ace through Five, odd cards transpose with even cardsAlso published here 88
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch five cards put in order on table, always two cards are switched and are back in sequence againAlso published here 89
Philip T. Goldstein Hopscotch Again Also published here
  • "Hopscotch... Again!" in "New Tops" November, 1983. P. 36.
Philip T. Goldstein More Oil, More Water 4&4, four phasesAlso published here 91
Philip T. Goldstein Mixtant colors mix 4&4Inspired by
  • a routine by Leslie Guest in "Linking Ring" October, 1929.
Also published here
Philip T. Goldstein Up & Down Mixtant 4&4 cards mix face up and face downAlso published here 98
Philip T. Goldstein Tiny Water 2&2 cards, red/ blue double backer, marketed in 1975 99
Philip T. Goldstein Spiralvator elevator with small packetAlso published here
  • "Spiralvator" in "Genii" August, 1980. P. 150.
Philip T. Goldstein Counter-Revolution four red cards on the table, four blacks in the hand. the blacks reverse one by one and change place with the red, resembles Paul Harris' ResetAlso published here 103
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Sequence color changing back kickerInspired byAlso published here 106
Philip T. Goldstein Chromavator elevator packet version, color-changing back kickerAlso published here 108
Tony Kardyro, Edward Marlo K. M. Move 109
Philip T. Goldstein Chromatwist color-changing back kickerAlso published here 110
Philip T. Goldstein Chromated combining preceding Chromavator and ChromatwistAlso published here 111
Philip T. Goldstein Chromatose combining preceding Chromavator and ChromatwistAlso published here 112
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several timesAlso published here 112
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Prayer Vanish 114
Philip T. Goldstein Umpteenth Aces Also published here 115
T. Nelson Downs Downs Change brief 117
Philip T. Goldstein secA ruoF three phases, two times standard ace assembly, then aces transform into kings in leader pile and aces are reversed in deckAlso published here 118
Philip T. Goldstein Diminishing Returns reverse assembly combined with progressive assembly, Jokers instead of AcesRelated toAlso published here 120
Philip T. Goldstein Picasso Aces four blue-backed aces, twelve red-backed cards, aces transpose one by oneAlso published here 122
Philip T. Goldstein Stinger Aces using six double facersRelated to 125
Unknown Necktie Second brief 128
Philip T. Goldstein Impressions 129
Philip T. Goldstein Masque joker transforms into three selection one by one, last phase is a transpositionAlso published here 135