Written by Ottokar Fischer

1910
Work of Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

220 pages (Hardcover), published by Jahoda & Siegel
Illustrated with drawings.
Language: German

(71 entries)

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Ottokar Fischer Vorwort on Georg Heubeck and the genesis of the book iii
Ottokar Fischer Johann N. Hofzinser short biography v
Ottokar Fischer Anleitung zur Vorführung guidelines for the performance, what cards are used, gaffs 1
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die sympathetischen Zahlen spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card, selections are the four Tens which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paperAlso published here 4
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Forcieren durch den Blick forcing with the gaze, timing stop force 5
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Erste Ausführung) two cards are selected from a deck, performer finds same card in second deck placed in his pocketAlso published here 6
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Spread Cull with one card 7
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wegnehmen von unten Hofzinser Bottom Palm, deck is moved from dealing grip to fingertips 8
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wechselgriff Hofzinser Transfer Palm, classic to classic 9
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gedanken-Assoziation twenty cards on table, six-spot chosen, six cards become twenty-six, repeated with named number, amount of dealt cards also predictedAlso published here 11
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Force from tabled row counting from either end, with eight cards 14
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Verbal Force emphasis on forcing number 15
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Acht four chosen cards turn out to be the Eights, they're lost and four indifferent cards change to Eights, then Jacks are producedAlso published here 15
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Impromptu Double Ender Sevens shown as Eights 16
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Pinky Riffle 20
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Filieren Hofzinser Top Change 21
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Two Card-Catch from hand to hand 22
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends two duplicatesAlso published here 23
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Glide Handling second card is injogged 26
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Asse Aces produced, then sixteen more Aces produced, sixteen duplicate AcesAlso published here 31
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card Production 32
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Bent Card Subtlety 32
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Top Change Variation 35
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gezwungene Wahl magician's choice to force a suit 38
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die im Fluge verwandelte Karte three spectators choose the same card, it transposes with another selection, duplicateAlso published here 39
Unknown Pocket Force spectator quickly extracts card from pocket 39
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Hide Out showing spread between the hands and hiding a card at back 41
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Air Drop Transformation two cards back to back 42
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Gefühl shuffled deck pocketed, named card removed, deck removed and another card chosen, transposes with first card while one is in a silk, sixteen double facersAlso published here 43
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (La Pensée Quand-Même) tabled card is named card, with tray indexAlso published here 47
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Tray Index card index on bottom of tray 47
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card Addition from Tray 50
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Move exchanging card on table with double facer, while apparently turning card over 52
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der Gedanke two decks on table, spectator removes thought-of card from other deckAlso published here 53
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der Wechselgriff palm to palm transfer, classic to classic 56
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Macht des Gedanken spectator selects three cards which match prediction, then assembly, four double facersAlso published here 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Packet Switch palm to palm 61
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facersRelated toAlso published here 69
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Psychological Fan Force only picture card in group 69
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke performer tables card, spectator thinks card from another deck, it disappears and the prediction card on table is correctAlso published here 78
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch with short decks (32 cards each) 80
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser One Hand Mexican Turnover 81
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (Zweite Ausführung) card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of cardAlso published here 82
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Erste Ausführung) Also published here 86
Unknown Corner Crimp 87
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Depth Illusion Precursor card slid under top card but apparently in center 89
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Zweite Ausführung) Also published here 93
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Dritte Ausführung) using mis-spotted cardAlso published here 98
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Allvermögen der Damen four cards chosen, they're the Queens, they transpose with four indifferent cards, Queens change one by one and back to QueensAlso published here 105
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Täusche deinen Nächsten wie dich selbst! four cards chosen, four Queens on table, they transpose one by one, then backAlso published here 118
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coeur-Mariage (Erste Ausführung) two cards in center come to top and bottom, then three cards transpose around with guessing game presentationAlso published here 125
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coeur-Mariage, das liebende Paar (Zweite Ausführung) "The Married Hearts - The Loving Couple", shortened version 134
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Throw Switch deck thrown on table to catch two cards which are switched 141
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Herz-Dame four Kings each change into Queen of Hearts and back, then four cards are counted to via named numbers, they're the QueensAlso published here 142
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Unit Block Control Second Deal block backjogged 146
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das wunderbare Kartenspiel entire deck changes into duplicates of three selections one after the otherAlso published here 148
Unknown Deck Switch in pocket 152
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends (Zweite Ausführung) expanded routineAlso published here 153
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Fan Force under fan 155
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends (Dritte Ausführung) an additional nine cards change into selectionAlso published here 161
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Palm Packet Switch 176
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Zweite Ausführung) two selections shuffled back, performer locates first card from another deck in his pocket, it changes into second selection which is given awayAlso published here 178
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Pocket Card for Transformation 178
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das unlösbare Impromptu ring to inside playing card which was torn and restored beforeAlso published here 181
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Under Handkerchief Switch of torn pieces 184
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der verschwundene König card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single cardAlso published here 186
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Herz-Ass Also published here 188
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der fliegende Gedanke selection flies out of deck, spring mechanismAlso published here 194
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candleAlso published here 196
Ottokar Fischer Anhang Karten-Dressur
on Hofzinser's flourishing routine
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Ottokar Fischer Karten Experimente only description of routines, card problems
- Die Farbenwahl
- Die verwandelten Asse
- Die Zigarettentasche
- Der geheimnisvolle Pique-König
- Die fünf verwandelten Karten
- Carte blanche
- Der magische Fingerring
- Die sonderbare Übereinstimmung
- Karte und Banknote
- Karte und Taschentuch
- Karte und Uhr
- Die magische Separation
- Das Blumenrätsel
- Das Kartenwerfen
- Rübenzahl
- Die Visitkarte
- Das Spiel der Landsknechte
- Die mysteriöse Karte
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