Written by Darwin Ortiz

Work of Darwin Ortiz

189 pages (Hardcover), published by Kaufman and Greenberg
Illustrated with drawings by Ton Onosaka.
Language: English

(81 entries)

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Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Paul Gertner Introduction 9
Darwin Ortiz Foreword on what's worth publishing and difficulty 11
Darwin Ortiz The Psychotronic Card comboVariations 14
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal one of four cards on deck 14
Wesley James, Tom Ellis Loading Move 16
Darwin Ortiz Against all Odds spectator puts card in correct position in new pack order, actually Steve Beam's "Opening Stab"Related to 20
Bill Simon "Business Card Prophecy" move 21
Darwin Ortiz Signature Effect signature jumps from card to cardVariations 23
Gary Kurtz Pivot Double Lift 24
Larry Jennings LJ Move Related to 26
Michael Close MC Spread Double Lift 28
Ken Krenzel Drag Double Lift Stud lift 30
Tony Kardyro, Edward Marlo K.M. Move 31
Darwin Ortiz Four to One four Kings with Ace of SpadesVariations 33
Darwin Ortiz Elmsley Count with deck in hands 33
Howard Lyons Ace Steal credit information 34
S. W. Erdnase Top Palm 36
Darwin Ortiz The Unholy Three cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selectionsInspired by 39
Unknown Underspread Cull 40
Dai Vernon Transfer Move 41
Darwin Ortiz Beyond Sleight of Hand Related to 44
Larry Jennings Open Control also switch 44
Charles Nyquist Ribbonspread Hideout 46
Darwin Ortiz Blockbuster Related to 49
Darwin Ortiz Table Edge Half Pass 50
Darwin Ortiz Biased Pressure Fan reverse fan versionRelated to 51
Darwin Ortiz Nulda's Revenge without pack 54
Adrian Plate Palm Change 55
Norman Houghton Pocket Load 56
Darwin Ortiz The New Hitchcock Aces Variations 58
John Carney Versa Switch 59
Darwin Ortiz Kartenkunste Variations 65
Darwin Ortiz Pickup on South Street from Wallet to Wallet, Mullica 70
Darwin Ortiz Bottom Deal Load loading card under walletRelated to 72
Darwin Ortiz The Marker 76
Darwin Ortiz Underspread Force 77
Bruce Elliott Elliott Change 80
Darwin Ortiz Time and Again Inspired by 86
Unknown Resealing a Card Case 86
Darwin Ortiz Pocket Deck Switch classic switch 88
Darwin Ortiz Table Reverse Double Undercut 90
Edward Marlo Depth Illusion 93
Darwin Ortiz Blind Aces performer blindfolded by spectator's hands from behind (human blindfold)Inspired by
  • "Uppercutting the Aces" (Hartman)
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Cop 95
Jerry K. Hartman Uppercut Production 99
Darwin Ortiz Museum Piece 103
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Addition Move 104
Stuart Gordon Gordon Double 105
Edward Marlo Visual Retention Switch 107
Darwin Ortiz Harry in Your Pocket cased deck is in pocket, card fished out very fastRelated to 113
Darwin Ortiz Time Piece elaborate routine 116
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners 117
Juan Tamariz Crossing the Gaze Switch 120
Darwin Ortiz The Phantom Card signed card at two positions at the same time 124
Darwin Ortiz The Showdown quite strongRelated to 128
John Scarne Scarne Card Fold Mercury Fold 131
Ken Beale Double Cut Substitute 133
Art Altman Double Undercut Palm 134
Al Baker Umbrella Move opening a folded card 136
Darwin Ortiz Bold Fusion creating a double facerVariations 139
Harry Lorayne Lorayne Force 140
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routineVariations 146
Darwin Ortiz Gambler's Double Deal 147
Darwin Ortiz The One-Handed Poker Deal skill demonstration 149
Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp Handling index corner 149
Neal Elias One-Handed Cut 150
Howard de Courcy One Handed Shuffle standard riffle 151
Unknown Chinese Deal 153
Darwin Ortiz Face-Up Centers 155
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Poker Deal travelling signatures 159
Harry Lorayne Braue Reversal Variation 160
Darwin Ortiz Stripper Switch similar to slide-underVariations 161
Jay Ose False Cut the "real looks false" cut 164
Darwin Ortiz Mr. Lucky spectator chooses all the cards in playRelated toVariations 167
Darwin Ortiz Packet Cop Switch Related to 169
Darwin Ortiz Pick-A-Card Poker with to-Royal-Flush-TransformationRelated to 172
Darwin Ortiz From the Cellar bottom deal demonstration with sucker elementRelated to 175
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Bottom Runup System Related to 178
Darwin Ortiz The Cross faro stacking, transformationRelated to 180
Darwin Ortiz The Sting stacking & culling demo 184
Darwin Ortiz Slip Triple Cut tabled 185