Written by Alton Sharpe

1969
Work of Various

195 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Marty Williams.
Language: English

(107 entries)

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Alton Sharpe Preface
5
Robert Parrish Introduction
7
Alton Sharpe Acknowledgement
10
Arthur H. Buckley Bottom Reverse - Arthur Buckley's Reverse when getting into riffle shuffle packets kiss
Also published here 13
Jan Irving Jan Irving Peek and Reverse after peek
Related to 14
Eddie Fechter Eddie Fechter Reverse Technique when getting into riffle shuffle packets kiss
15
Edward Marlo Marlo's Technique Reverse when getting into riffle shuffle packets kiss
Also published here 16
Jack Avis Multiple Glide
17
Robert Parrish, Steadly Take Me bold, for credit correction see reference
Related to 17
Wilfrid Jonson Ultima charlier pass color change
18
Eddie Fay Fay's Gambling Methods - Peek and Deal shiner/glimmer handling
19
Eddie Fay Making of a Shiner from mirror
21
Eddie Fay Magical Calculation shuffled deck dealt in two piles, performer announces sum of all values in one pile
22
Eddie Fay Capping the Deck sleeve hold-out for adding a small packet to tabled cards
23
Eddie Fay Fay's Capping Demonstration producing Aces from shuffled deck, sleeve-holdout
23
Eddie Fay Switching The Hand using sleeve holdout
24
Eddie Fay Snap Sleeving
25
Eddie Fay Second Dealing
25
Eddie Fay Eddie's Hop kind of tabled jinx switch
Related toAlso published here 26
Eddie Fay Delayed Pass tip on when to do the shift in poker deal
27
Pavano Omega any card divined because of mirror foil on back of joker
28
Alton Sharpe Omega, Sr. any card divined because of small sticky mirror on back of card
30
Robert Parrish Chango-Chango two cards change
31
Unknown Double Peek Control
31
Ken Krenzel Perfect False Riffle Shuffle - Addition
Related to 33
Charles Aste Jr. Reacting Riffle top card changes multiple times
34
Charles Aste Jr. Super Stop Stunner
35
Alton Sharpe Impossible Card Vanish card vanishes from pay envelope, slit at bottom
36
Larry Jennings Jennings' Open Travellers
Variations 41
Wilfrid Jonson Free Fall Double flips over onto table, here credited to Jonson
41
Arthur Finley Tent Vanish
42
Adrian Plate Palm Change
43
Larry Jennings Rub-a-dub Vanish without Wrist Turn
44
Larry Jennings The Turncoat ace of spades vanishes, turns over, changes back, ... in small packet
44
Larry Jennings Refigured Pre-figuration
50
Larry Jennings Larry's One to Five
51
Larry Jennings Jennings' Visitor
Variations 53
Larry Jennings, Roy Walton The Jennings-Walton Show showing face of sandwiched card after blockturnover
55
Paul Swinford Four of a Mind spectator thinks of a value and removes card of that value from half the deck, performer divines it, repeat, do as i do finale
Related to 59
Paul Swinford Hidden Countdown using Ed Marlo's Incomplete Faro Control
Inspired by 64
Ian Baxter Quadruple Transmigrationalism four quartets from different decks transpose while inside deck
69
Ian Baxter Favorite Color Changing Pack
72
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Display
73
Unknown Push-Pull Glide glide with outjogged double
73
Unknown Finessed Hindu Shuffle Force bottom card changes
75
Unknown Double Undercut brief
75
Alton Sharpe, Tom Sellers, Victor Farelli Turn Me Over a number of cards turns over distributed throughout deck corresponding with value of selection
77
Frederick Braue Braue Reversal
80
Alton Sharpe, Al Baker Mirabile Dictu any named red card is predicted on back of a black card, cards written on all black cards as index
81
Ron Ferris Royal Aces aces put on deck, dealt for 2 players, performer gets aces, in repeat spectator gets aces and performer straight flush
82
Frederick Braue Braue Addition and Switch
83
Ron Ferris Black Magic any number of hands, performer wins
85
Frank Lane Lane's Blue Card in Red Pack sticky card
87
Frank Lane Lane's Winning Hand Deal two phases
Variations 88
Alan Shaxon Knockout Card in Aces signed card from deck between rubber banded aces in spectator's pocket
90
Al Koran, Alton Sharpe Borrowed You Find It two methods: sticky card and belly-stripped card
93
Alton Sharpe The Flying Queens rough-smooth queens
94
Al Koran Koran's Double Out Prediction two-way out
97
Unknown 10-20 Force
98
Charlie Wicks Sequence ten to aces removed and laid out, switched around a bit, all in royal flush order
98
Frank Pemper PIRA "Pemper's Improved Riser's Aces" (Harry Riser from Expert Hocus Pocus), aces cut to, change to kings, aces from pocket
101
Roger Floyd Numbero spectator names number, card at that position is predicted
104
Alan Keith Can You ...deal a good poker hand
105
Unknown Downjog Cull
105
Unknown Push-Through Shift
106
Unknown Milk Build Shuffle
106
Alton Sharpe, Edward Marlo Lessinout Stack Variation for five cards
107
Unknown Slip Cut in the hands
107
Bruce Cervon Think and it's Trapped one of two cards is thought of and appears in sandwich in deck, various versions:
  • First Version
  • Second Version
  • Third Version
  • Fourth Version (Pitfalls of Thought I)
  • Fifth Version (Pitfalls of Thought II)
Variations 109
Edward Marlo Tilt to the Bottom
110
Tony Kardyro Half Card Gimmick triangle with index to simulate different card
113
Louis Lam Reverso
116
Alan Keith Triple Reverse three selections, one appears face up on pack, others reversed in deck
119
Jack Avis Two - Four - Six - Eight - Find named number corresponds to distance between spectator's and performer's selection
Related to 120
Jack Avis Gathering of the Clan
121
Edward Marlo Riffle Reverse during riffle shuffle
122
Alan Keith Sock it to Me aces reappear sticking out of four vest pockets (duplicates)
125
Stanley Collins Collins Ace Vanish
127
Roger Klause Any Times Aces stop procedure while performer deals heaps of cards, aces found
129
Roger Klause Swivel Switch
131
Tony Kardyro The Ultimate Transfer card is put in envelope or card case, turns out to be later selection
132
Fred Lowe Question card chosen by cutting off some cards and counting...
  • Question for All
  • Question for Experts
  • Question for Connoisseurs
134
Unknown Backwards Counting Force
134
Alan Keith Prelude "Circus Card Trick" to set up key cards
Inspired by 136
Mel Brown Combination four indifferent cards turn into aces, are lost and found again, then lost and found once more
137
Edward Marlo Scoop-Up Addition
138
Al Leech Spelling Effect to find aces
138
Edward Marlo Follow Up Aces
Related to 139
Alton Sharpe, Billy McComb Blank Surprise all cards become blank except selection
141
Harvey Rosenthal Cavorting Aces "The effect that follows is highly endorsed by both Charlie Miller and Persi Diaconis."
142
Unknown Turnover Pass
142
Harvey Rosenthal Slide Glide / Reverse Glide
144
Alton Sharpe Jumping Jacks performer cuts pack into four piles, Jacks on top, then matrix routine with table mat with post card covers
145
Edward Marlo Cutting the Aces
147
Edward Marlo Stanley Collins Ace Vanish Variation
151
George Lee Single Card Vanish below post card
152
Ken Krenzel Ken's Separation kings placed on top, instantly spread and they are distributed
153
Ken Krenzel Ken's Immediate Spell card vanishes from top and is spelled to
Variations 155
Carl Sten Signature Torn and Restored corner proof
159
Alton Sharpe, Del Ray The Great Stabbing Trick
Related to
  • Reinhard Müller's "Dai Vernon Lecture in Germany" 1997, for credit information
163
Paul LePaul Cards and Wallet four signed cards to envelope in wallet
165
Robert Parrish Card in Orange corner proof, card torn up
Related to 169
Edward Marlo Marlo Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kind
Inspired by 175
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Spell four spectators spell down to mentally selected cards, stack, second method with bank of twenty-four duplicates (page 182)
179
Edward Marlo X-Ray Deck Handling handling ideas for an x-ray deck (half the cards have a hole at the index corner to glimpse inserted card)
182
Edward Marlo Blank Thought any named card appears in otherwise blank deck, with two variations
Variations 189
Alton Sharpe L'Envoi
195