Written by Theodore Annemann

1964 Reprint
Work of Various

225 pages (Hardcover), published by D. Robbins & Co., Inc.

Language: English

(230 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Issue Page Categories
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy From Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cardsAlso published here 101 613
R. C. Buff Match Hypocrisy Related to 101 615
Kent Arthur Eerie Cards using eight cards, card finally spelled toRelated to 101 615
Unknown Bent Corner in Fan Glimpse 101 615
Mitchell Dyszel Salt & Pepper Separation grains mixed and magically separated, static electricity 101 616
Unknown, Art Lyle Double Discard cheating technique, see also page 664Related to 102 617
Sigmund Krumgold Odd Event 102 617
Herb Runge A Thought Ahead TantalizerRelated to 102 618
Herb Runge "Whiskers" using full deck 102 619
Don Medley, Harry Jordan Circum-Location three cards, odd-even, identities and positions named 102 619
Theodore Annemann Tip on Q&A Act 102 620
James G. Thompson Jr. The Passing of Sherlock Holmes medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card) 103 621
Verne Chesbro Mentelimination naming missing card(s), three methods 103 622
U. F. Grant Tomato Cocktail tomato vanishes from paper bag, where only tomato skin remains, in cup appears tomato juiceRelated to 103 623
Lu Brent Mental Temple one of six, OOSOOM 104 625
Allan Howell Merlin the Inscrutable pencil shavings in tissue paper "write" name of selection 104 626
Allan Howell Counting Force making some piles 104 626
Bruce Elliott Fisherman's Fancy goldfish cut out of carrot becomes real 104 627
Henry Hardin King's Kards fifteen double facers 104 627
Paul Rosini Etchings in Magic Rosini writes about his influences in magic 105 629
Emil Jarrow Dimes and Pennies of Confucius puzzleRelated toAlso published here 105 631
Paul Rosini A Futile Lesson in Magic spelling lesson with thirteen cards, see page 650 for missing set-upRelated to 105 631
Paul Rosini, Unknown The Devil's Die Secret top number of die under cup correctly announced, two methods (one with simple cut-out in paper cup) 105 632
Sam Leo Horowitz The Diving Pasteboard one of four random cards is thought of, they're shuffled back, Three-spot locator used to locate selection 105 632
Dai Vernon Card of the Gods card thought of from top third, found with procedure and countingVariations 105 633
Bruce Elliott Seven Wenches of Bluebird coincidences with cut-out heads 106 635
Kent Arthur Pastiche card selected, another turns over, third selection predicted 106 637
Paul Curtis Equiloball ball balances on ropeRelated to 106 637
Shaman The Postman's Dream marked stamp travels from paper to inside watch 107 639
Shaman Bartender's Nightmare water to wine, glass of wine vanishes 107 640
Chris Charlton Modern Monte using different switches 107 640
Jim Wheeler Lost and Found deck in glass, spectator removes deck but selection remains inside, narrow card 107 640
Jim Wheeler Stabbing Force with Knife 107 641
Dr. Victor M. Trask Traveling Sugar adaption of Al Baker's Salt Vanish with Rice Bowls 107 641
Les Vincent The Triple Reverse two duplicates 108 643
Les Vincent Countdown Force any number up to ten, set-up with Eights and Nines 108 643
Stanley Collins Psychic Type several names written on cards, one selected, it appears on previously empty slates 108 644
Jack Vosburgh The Future Deck prediction written on a playing card matches selection, gaffed deck, related to Curry's "Touch"VariationsAlso published here 108 645
Unknown Noodle Soup Number Prediction using noodle soup digits 108 647
Unknown, Verne Chesbro Fake Drawing cheating moveRelated to 108 647
John Mulholland Magically Stringing Beads in mouth, credit information 108 648
John Mulholland On the Coin in Bottle 108 648
The Great Maurice Card Finesse two cards lost, deck covered in paper, selections come to top and bottom, duplicates in paper 109 649
Jack Vosburgh Love Conquers All "A New Card Story" 109 650
Verne Chesbro The Magician and the Judge a card becomes blank, story presentation 109 651
Verne Chesbro Percepto selection divined in impressive manner while spectator looks at cards in his own handsAlso published here 109 651
Theodore Annemann Paper Burns by Itself phosphor spit on it 109 652
L. Vosburgh Lyons Black Sandwich, Red Sandwich card travels from sandwich in one half to sandwich in other halfVariations 110 654
Tenkai Ishida Palming One Card: Tenkai's Method (too) brief 110 654
Theodore Annemann A Day of Your Life one spectator writes some things on billets, performer divines all 110 654
Clayton Rawson Mass Production long short divided deck 110 655
Walter B. Gibson Bewildering Blocks (with a Sucker Finish) prop trick with colored blocks in tube 110 658
G. W. Hunter Backhanded reprinted from The Magic Wand, card sticks to back of hand, key card locationAlso published here 110 660
Thirteen of Magic, Stanley Collins, Tom Sellers A Trick routine with vanishes and productions of three silks, also featuring a small mirror tube/box for silk productions by Tom Sellers 111 661
Unknown Silk Vanish with Pull choreography 111 662
Len Sewell Tribal Try paper wrapped between boards, prediction or something else appears on paper inside 111 663
Oscar Thomson Memory Aid for Programs remembering the order of tricks 111 664
H. C. Mole Mixed Mystery letter cards chosen, word selected from newspaper with number addition, letter cards arrange magically in chosen word 112 665
David Allison Addition Subterfuge switch of paper before addition 112 666
Edward Bagshawe Penetration silk through paper, new use for Phantom Tube 112 666
Shaman Curious Coin marked coin wrapped in newspaper and burned, appears in nest of boxes 112 667
Theodore Annemann Dry Splitting remark 112 668
Theodore Annemann "At Last, Poor Yorick, I knew him when" card to nest of envelopesRelated to 113 669
Theodore Annemann Simple Force bold 113 670
Harry W. Burger Inevitable one of 16 cards fairly chosen and lost, then found 113 670
Jack Vosburgh Stalemate 113 671
Unknown Swallowing a Watch 113 672
The Great Merlini Behind the Eight Ball Effect #1: Top card changes into selection
Effect #2: Another selection comes to top
Effect #3: selection is stabbed to with another card
Effect #4: Magic Thrust
Effect #5: spectator seals card in envelope (glimpsed with alcohol)
114 673
Unknown Slip Shuffle Key Placement 114 673
Unknown Corner Crimp in Fan selection secretly crimped from behind 114 674
Unknown Making Envelope transparent alcohol 114 674
Edgar Utility Tube 114 675
Jack Vosburgh "Fifth Column" political story presentationRelated to 114 675
Billy O'Connor Instanto cutting to any named card, gaffed deckRelated to 115 677
Billy O'Connor Rising Cards using "Instanto" deck 115 678
Orville Wayne Meyer Location of Consequence using "Instanto" deck, named card version of Annemann's Magic Thurst 115 678
Harold Denhart Thought Across Space medium finds card, center tear and gaffed "Instanto" deck 115 680
Billy O'Connor Cutting Off any Number of Cards using "Instanto" deck 115 680
Theodore Annemann Coincidence spectator and performer cut their decks, bottom cards are the same, "Instanto" deck 115 680
Theodore Annemann Playing Card Squiggles drawing contest 115 681
Unknown Linking Rings Presentational Ideas 115 682
Grace Hartman, Paul Hartman It's a Miracle? mutilated parasol combined with borrowed watch 116 683
Don Diavolo, Stuart Towne Tomorrow's Card prediction written, six cards from shuffled deck selected, then one of those, matches prediction, five-billet index 116 686
Don Diavolo, Stuart Towne Diavolo Hide-Out Fan brief, hiding packet underneath one-handed fan 116 686
Theodore Annemann Business Card Selection spectator choses card with business card details 116 687
Jack Vosburgh, Sid Lorraine, Theodore Annemann Cherchez La Lady performer finds money card in different situations 116 687
J. A. Sheterom Vanishing Wand Presentation 116 687
Charles Arbuthnot Double Key Location 116 688
Crocker Xkwizit! two hinged cards in deck to keep cards together while shuffled freelyRelated toVariations 117 689
Crocker The Blindfold Discovery really blindfolded, using Xkwizit gimmick 117 690
Crocker The Four Aces cards shuffled in fairly, duplicates produced from Xkwizit gimmick 117 690
Theodore Annemann A Card to Pocket using Xkwizit gimmick 117 690
John J. Crimmins Jr. I'll Read Your Mind one is a brainwave/invisible deck 117 691
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deckRelated to 117 691
Unknown Pointer Reverse using a card as pointer while turning over rest of deck 117 691
Ralph W. Read Animal Magnetism Demonstrations with Common Objects, see following entries for details 118 693
Ralph W. Read Static paper sticks to things, apparent magnetism 118 694
Ralph W. Read Ascension rising stick/pencil on hand 118 694
Ralph W. Read The Impulse stick/pencil taps by itself 118 695
Ralph W. Read Control hinge 118 695
Unknown Cane Mystery cane sticks to hand 118 696
Stanley Collins Those Aces fair preliminary actions 118 697
Stanley Collins Bent Palm-Off from Packet cards bent in half 118 697
George Johnson Your Magical Scrapbook tip 118 697
Jack Vosburgh Words homonyms principleVariations 119 699
Albert Russell, Theodore Annemann Separate Liquids different colored liquids remain separate, then become clear 119 700
Shaman Lost-Found blank silk, then with card printed on it 119 701
Henry Hardin Hindu Dream cards in hat, shaken and top card removed four timesAlso published here 119 701
Harry Houdini Houdini's Book Identification System for personal library, mentioned by Ralph W. Read 119 702
Chester Morris The Perfect Prisoner performer names cards, one then travels into previously examined glass frame 120 703
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Magician's Cone production of various stuff from paper cone 120 705
Jack Vosburgh Gum at Large two gums from two different packages change places (their flavors) 120 705
Walter B. Gibson Key Location Medium finds selection in shuffled deck, coding using stacking principle 121 707
Unknown Short Card & Riffle Shuffle two cards stay together 121 707
Herb Runge Pick Up 121 707
Jack Vosburgh Help from Hades three cards selected, and written on paper and lost, found again with pieces of paper, miscall 121 708
Tom Osborne Bewilderment of Santa "Tale of Saint Nicholas", rhyming patter 121 709
Jack Vosburgh The Mystery of the Suits one of the aces is selected and found, then the suit of another selected ace is predicted 122 711
Jack Vosburgh Double Dollar bill folded so that it looks like two bills, then it actually doublesRelated to 122 711
Jack Vosburgh Double Edged Sword of Might two card prediction, one-ahead, mirage deck 122 713
Gordon R. McKenney Silk Gone Mad handkerchief to egg combined with handkerchief to light bulb 122 713
Theodore Annemann Wand information 123 715
Unknown Crystal Cutup Broken and Repaired Watch 123 716
Unknown A Penny - A Bet - A Drink guessing in which hand the coin is, bar bet, see also page 728 123 716
Theodore Annemann Time to Shine new deck opened, shuffled, put back, performer knows cards in order, whole in case and shiner 123 716
Unknown Matches to Silk 123 717
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Dream of a Hermit three decks, with spelling coincidence in third deckRelated toVariationsAlso published here 124 719
Jack Vosburgh Ten and One ten and one put on table, spectator puts two coins on top, coincidence, nail punch 124 721
Nate Leipzig Leipzig's Penetrating Card Fake using blank-backed card 124 721
Joseph Dunninger, Theodore Annemann Gipsies Won't Tell thoughts on the reading act 125 723
Herb Runge A Story 125 725
Fulton Oursler The Sane Viewpoint of Exposure reprinted from Linking Ring 125 726
Jack Vosburgh Once in a Life Time odd-backed unknown card is chosen from faceRelated to 125 727
Walter B. Gibson The Twin Princess 126 729
Theodore DeLand Double Ender Princess Trick brief mention 126 729
Joseph H. Fries Painless Chirurgery cut in thumb heals 126 730
Jack Vosburgh Money Enraptured bill becomes giant bill 126 731
Gene Gordon Egg on Fan 126 731
Bruce Elliott Parade of the Lamas using Lama cards 127 733
Bruce Elliott Elliott at the Bar deck with selection put on top of beer glass, name of card appears written into beer foam 127 734
Bruce Elliott Elliott Humor cigarette falls apart when smoking, chemical, see page 778 for alternative chemical 127 735
Bruce Elliott Elliott Elysium striped invisible thread 127 735
George Delaney Scrambled Egg Bag scrambled egg from handkerchief 128 737
Cagliostro, Jr. Fifth Row, Center Aisle rant on too positive reviews of magic show 128 738
Jack Vosburgh Pay Day coins distributed to envelopes with mathematical procedure, predicted, see page 746 for correction 128 738
Unknown The Odd Estate puzzle with a story about a will 128 739
Unknown The Weird Inn with rhyme 128 739
Eddie Joseph Suspensamus bowl with rice suspends on knifeRelated to 129 741
Theodore Annemann Good Night two colored torn and restored tissue papers spell word after restoration 129 742
John J. Crimmins Jr. Call Poker spectator chooses five cards in various way and ends up with Royal FlushInspired by 129 742
Cagliostro, Jr. (reviewer) S.A.M. Benefit Show
Show Review with performers: Fred Keating, The Hanlons, Jay Palmer & Co, The Great Le Roy, Al Baker, Dai Vernon, Dagmar & Co, The Five Elgins, Roner, Prince Leon and Gus Wayne, Roy Benson
129 743
Theodore Annemann Suggested Program No. 7 - "A Varied Magic Act" combining some tricks of the Jinx into a program 129 745
Ken The Uncanny 6 Card Repeat Presentation politically incorrect 129 746
Rudy Reimer Ribbon of Eurus 130 747
H. G. Cleveland The Triple Deal improved 21 card trick 130 748
Jack Vosburgh Automaton Spell using one-way backs 130 748
Rhadamanthus, Jr. (reviewer) The Old Timers of the Y.M.H.A. present Master Magicians in "A Night of Magic"
show review
130 749
Sid Lorraine That Nazti Man weird number gag 130 750
Theodore Annemann Ten Word Telegram psychological gag 130 750
Sid Lorraine Idea of 40,000 Words dictionary test, whole in bookRelated toVariations 131 751
Tom Bowyer "My Card, Sir!" double blank card changes into business card 131 752
Rhadamanthus, Jr. (reviewer) Show Review by Mickey MacDougall
show review
131 755
Del Cartier Weird Coin coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted 132 757
The Great Merlini Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocketAlso published here 132 758
Unknown Packet Turnover under misdirection 132 758
Martin Gardner Pen Kink borrowed pen is placed away and then produced againAlso published here 132 759
Unknown (reviewer) Philadelphia's Greater Magic Show
show review, Elmer Eckam, "Balloons" Bonnert, John Mulholland,Roberta & Marlon, Al Flosso Miaco, Al Baker
132 759
Lew Smith, L. Vosburgh Lyons The Fairy Goblet spectator remembers long forgotten memory, psychological (and weird) 133 761
L. Vosburgh Lyons, Bruce Elliott Entity Alone 133 763
Don Diavolo Magic Shuffle two halves shuffled face-up into face-down bring two selection next to each other 133 764
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuffRelated toVariationsAlso published here 134 765
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happensRelated toVariationsAlso published here 134 766
Stewart James Sleightly Off threaded ping pong ball is removed underneath cloth 134 767
Stewart James, Theodore Annemann The Waiting Place for Unborn Thoughts spectator forms word with alphabet cards, performer knows it, three phases/methods 134 767
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness thorough discussion of his and Julia Thompson's Two-Person Code Act, involving flash light for coding, ESP coding, see also p. 348 of Pallbearers Review for credit claimRelated to 135 769
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked 136 775
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stackedVariations 136 776
Herbert Hood You and Yours - Me and Mine 136 776
George W. Lord, M. D. Overholser A Peculiar Happenstance two cards in two piles appear at the same position, stacked & marked 136 777
Stanley Collins Nonpareil free selection (and switched) appears on marked slates 137 779
Bruce Elliott Elliott at Play puzzle/game "My Grandmother likes Tea" 137 780
Otis Manning The Ghost of a Chance billet switching box, Q&ARelated toVariations 137 781
Shaman Ode to the Sun deck put in threaded paper bag, bag put on fire, only selection remains on thread 138 783
Unknown Joey Hoppensack poses a problem and its answer... string melts into ice cube, physics 138 784
Herb Runge He Fools You! spectator cuts deck to match prediction in suit and value 138 784
Unknown Cross Cut Force with time misdirection 138 786
Orville Wayne Meyer Hit Parade spectator thinks of song from top ten, pianist starts playing it, verbal code 139 787
Louis Capiaux Cartes Mechant card to pocket or wallet with lengthy sucker presentation in which an obviously palmed card vanishes from a handkerchief 139 788
Dr. William T. Palchinas Card Determined card selected via down-under-deal procedure is divined by performer, general rule 139 788
Theodore Annemann Vampire Silks white silks are pushed in covered tumblers of colored glass, silks get color and tumblers clear 140 791
Hen Fetsch The Card Knows three cards chosen and one pocketed, the other shuffled back, card with cat picture shown which whispers card in pocket and divines other two cards, stacked deck 140 792
Charles Bertram (reviewer) A Miller Melange by Charlie Miller
show review of a Charlie Miller performance
140 793
Vern Schoneck Cards Don't Lie card with question written on it is divinedVariations 141 795
Frank Stobbart Sympathetic Pips blank card with loose pips placed in envelope, pips arrange themselves onto card to match selection (which for no reason travels to pocket) 141 796
Oscar Weigle One Up cards shuffled face-up/face-down by spectator, two methods (stripper and deck switch) 141 796
Frank Travers big deal? "Rapid Set-up" & "Expert Deal", two special full deck stacks for Stud Poker, Draw Poker, Black Jack, Bridge, Rhummy 142 799
Frank Travers Correcting a Mistake Aces change to Kings 142 800
Frank Travers, Bruce Elliott, Theodore Annemann On the Treasure Trail coin travels from sand pile to paper 142 801
Stuart P. Cramer Kids and Koins three coins travel into covered tumbler, marked coin into candy bar 143 803
Bruce Elliott Middle Maze two card location, center key cardInspired by 143 804
Charles Arbuthnot, Ralph Schugar Grimaces three double facers 143 805
Clarence Hubbard "My Case" word from ten selected, appears on previously empty slate, flap with corner cut 144 807
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Error wrong card is spelled out and finds selection 144 809
Theodore Annemann Highly Improbable torn card put in handkerchief, joker in card case, torn card reappears stapled together with joker except one piece 145 811
Herb Runge Duo Locato Finale 145 812
Otis Manning Another Dictionary Effect 145 813
Bruce Elliott Magical Headache 146 815
Art Lyle One Drop More bar bet 146 816
Otto Waldmann Evaporato "Coin that gets Around", marked coin vanishes from sealed glass, reappears into spectator's breast pocketVariations 146 817
Otto Waldmann Coin Vanish from Glass 146 817
Unknown Simplex Pocket Index Files 146 818
Theodore Annemann A Torn Letter paper with letter of alphabet is torn and restored between slates, pocket index 147 819
John Mulholland (reviewer) Show at Brown's Camp by Bertram Adams 147 820
Clayton Rawson Ghost Writer card reversed behind back, name appears on slate 147 821
Charles Nyquist Daub Substitute 147 822
Kent Arthur The Professor's Card Trick mathematical 148 823
Theodore Annemann Tin Can Trickster 148 824
L. Vosburgh Lyons The New Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happensInspired by 148 824
Theodore Annemann Card Voice three spectators pocket cards, a snoopy card tells them to performer, based on Jordan's "The Sagacious Joker" 148 825
Sid Fleischman Card to Fake Teeth 148 826
Warren E. Simms Bank Night Simplified 149 827
Theodore Annemann (reviewer) Boom-Boom Show by Herman L. Weber 149 828
Hen Fetsch Surpasso! two marked cards, envelopes 149 829
Bruce Elliott, Theodore Annemann Not for the Meek bill to roll of life savers, gaffed knife 150 879
Jack Vosburgh Monk's Mystery 14-15 stack that forces numberVariations 150 880
Gerald Lynton Kaufman Poker Challenge bet/game in which performer and spectator openly draw cards, solution on page 885 150 881
Charles Roe Thought Ablaze ashes on arm for card revelation 150 881
Theodore Annemann Headline Hunter magician's choice strategy 151 883
Arthur Monroe Hypocritical Memory deck switch in mirror glass 151 884
Theodore Annemann Trance Card Al Koran type deck for spelling routine 151 885