97 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Divination / Mind Reading / by Assistant
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Unknown Les Cartes Devinées, les Yeux Bandés spectator selects a bunch of cards and shuffles them, medium comes on stage, then with blindfold and without the performer saying a word all cards are named La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 39
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 1. Methode - 1. Experiment mit Karten medium on chair divines selected cards, marked and coded by performer in way he holds the card Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 3. Methode medium blindfolded with black hood, medium draws picture of chosen object, draws chosen landscape, draws chosen playing cards and coinRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 137
Unknown Zur Tachypsychographie oder Hellsehen by "C. K. from Hannover", placement on table cloth codes card to assistant, code of silence, also other objects like coins possibleRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 153
Tom Sellers Card Telepathy Tricks That Work 13
Theodore Annemann The Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stackedRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Al Baker Me and Miss Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 119
Orville Wayne Meyer A Practical Card Code verbalVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 70
Unknown Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together Mental Magic with Cards 21
Unknown Codes for Mind Reading with Cards - Talking Code (First Method)
- Talking Code (Second Method)
- Silent Code (Method One)
- Silent Code (Method Two)
- Silent Code for Confederate
Mental Magic with Cards 22
Theodore Annemann The New Double Telepathy Routine uses the box from Mental Masterpiece + Index, spectator and performer think of a card and try to guess the card of the other Mental Bargain Effects 7
Robert Parrish The Psychic Knows three cards divined by medium, stacked deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 86
Unknown Card Telepathy medium in other room divines card, code Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 291
Unknown Sight Unseen medium in other room divines card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 292
U. F. Grant Thought Transference assistant names selection when he returns into room, code with one-way cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 163
Theodore Annemann Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stackedRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 213
Clayton Brown The Knockout bottom cards code selections to assistant in other room, stackedRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 234
Unknown Miracle Code medium in other room divines card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 292
Unknown Telepathic Cards medium in other room divines cards, pocket writing Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Unknown Toy Telephone Reading medium divines cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Howard Albright Duo-Mentality medium in other room divines card, code with pencil Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Unknown The Voice of the Spirit code for assistant in other room Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Theodore Annemann Parallel Thoughts one of four freely take cards is selected, medium finds out which one The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 183
Frank Lane Mind Reading at a Distance assistant in other room names cards touched by spectator Greater Magic 897
Clayton Rawson Behind That Door! medium in another room divines cards, color, word with various methods The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 322
Harold Denhart Thought Across Space medium finds card, center tear and gaffed "Instanto" deck The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 680
Walter B. Gibson Key Location Medium finds selection in shuffled deck, coding using stacking principle The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Joseph Ovette The Whispering Thought assistant in other room divines card Fast Ones 11
Walter B. Gibson Lost in the Shuffle medium reveals three cards, pocket writing on playing cardVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
Frank Thomas On the Head spectator thinks of a word, medium divines it and writes the word on a playing card The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 6) 23
James G. Thompson Jr. Digit-Telepathy medium reveals card The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
Unknown Telepathy without Tears medium reveals number or playing card, non-verbal code with positioning of coins on a magazine Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 191
James G. Thompson Jr. XX one of four cards is selected and packet wrapped with a rubber band, medium divines card The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 151) 610
John Hamilton Folder! coding a card by a folded sheet of paper The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 160) 643
Al Baker Baker's Eight-Card Trick using assistent and code The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 302
Al Baker Parlor Telepathy similar to "silent code" The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 313
Al Baker Impossible! cool method... READ IT The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 315
Cyril Marriott An Amazing Demonstration five cards are selected, medium finds all and gives them to the people who originally selected them The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 219) 876
Harry Banderob The Cards and Slates with medium on stage, coding card by flashing bottom card Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 28
Fred Fletcher Eye Cue code for cards The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 223) 892
Edward Marlo Effect No. 2 assistant names peeked-at card The Marlo Miracle Deck 1
John Hamilton Code in the Chest coding card using case and table The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 307) 26
Stylesmith Lost in the Shuffle - Again blindfolded medium reveals selected cards and describes ownersInspired by The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 300) 1199
Jack Yates The Five Cards Problem five cards written on a slate and one is circled, medium divines the card Minds in Duplicate 18
James G. Thompson Jr. Tarot Telepathy medium divines selection Top Secrets of Magic 83
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in the Air medium divines card and object in room, code via cards Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 10
Jack Yates Three Thoughts Alone cards are written on a sheet, medium divines themRelated to Minds in Duplicate 7
Jack Yates Mental Tuition four people select a card, medium names color of first, suit of second, value of third and complete card of fourth spectator Minds in Duplicate 29
Dr. Spencer Thornton Two Man Mentalism medium divines three selected card Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 24
Karl Fulves Hell's Bells medium rings bell on selected card, including variation by Aaron Wainer The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Karl Fulves Method for Madness medium in other room, card cut to in borrowed deck in darkness with flashlight, medium divines card, then has actual card in handRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 22
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Medium Rare edgemarked deck and code Between Two Minds 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Sympathesia medium removes selected card from a deck, two decks, easy code Between Two Minds 30
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minutes to Telepathy easy two person code, word for values and suitsRelated to Between Two Minds 32
Ben Christopher Other Voices card and color divined by medium in other roomRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 191
Ben Christopher Other Voices II three spectator choose cards, medium behind screen divines them, red-black gray code, see p. 200 for further referencesRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 201
Alan Shaxon Card Mentalism for Two four people select a card and card is put in envelope, then one envelope is chosen, medium knows who's card it is and reveals it's identity My Kind of Magic 46
Tan Hock Chuan 'The Devil... You Say!' medium finds three selections The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 58) 289
Paul Morris Nothing to Do assistant names selection, or position of selection in deck The Living End 39
Jack Kent Tillar Tiptoe Telepathy medium divines playing cards singly and also a bunch of cards, then she reverses a card in another room which is the same card the audience constructed The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 51) 251
Unknown Special Delivery Related to The Living End 38
Unknown The Mysterious Walking Stick card code with a stick Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 49
John Bragoli Collected Thoughts with medium, one spectator remembers a word and another a card, very clever Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 194
Unknown Kartenfinden mit Medium Person in other room locates selection in deck Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 67
Terry Nosek Tuning In... during radio interview, host selects a card and calls a person who divines card, hole in business card to select number The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 216) 1079
Victor Marsh Found selection returned to cased deck, medium in other room finds selectionVariations The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1258
Unknown Time Will Tell No. 37, medium divines the time set on spectator's watch and the card he stopped at Self-Working Mental Magic 59
Karl Fulves A Room Away No. 38, selection returned to cased deck, medium in other room finds selectionInspired by Self-Working Mental Magic 61
Kathi DeFrancis, Steve Aldrich Mind Touch blindfolded medium divines cards The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 234) 1169
Kathi DeFrancis, Steve Aldrich Secret Assistant two-person act, prediction of a named card, bulldog clip The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 235) 1173
Philip T. Goldstein Beam groups selects a card verbally, and one card is selected, medium divines both cards The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 238) 1189
Karl Fulves Parallel Lines "Leverage" over phone, medium is called and divines spectator's and performer's card, parallel principle, see also p. 17Related to Parallel Lines 9
Karl Fulves Five Card Stud four cards code fifth oneRelated to Parallel Lines 32
Karl Fulves Fill The Blank three cards removed by spectator, fourth by performer, fifth by spectator and signed, read off to medium in any order which names the fifth card Parallel Lines 33
Karl Fulves Selectrik four cards outjogged by spectator, one by performer, any card is turned over, assistant comes in the room and names selected cardRelated to Parallel Lines 34
Bill Voss Instant Rapport easy to teach/learn code, code words on back of long-short-pairs Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 524
Joseph Dunninger Publicity Effects card is divined and medium finds chosen card in the other room Publicity Secrets 9
Theodore Annemann A Si Stebbins Kink blindfolded medium removes a card with same suit and one with same value as selection, first published 1924 Magic from the Parade #1 22
Gary Kurtz Two Heads Are Better Than One a friend locates a card, stooged with some simple instructions Prinzipien in der Praxis 21
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Transmental-Express medium reveals chosen card Hellsehen... ...kinderleicht 29
Frederick Braue Three Card Mediumistic three spectators remove cards from deck, medium divines them, top cards code selectionsRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 18
Karl Fulves One is for Circle three ESP cards selected, then one of those removed, other two cards given to medium who reveals chosen card, card counting and positional code on tableRelated to Underworld (Issue 6) 82
Simon Lovell Double Trouble two magicians perform in different parts of the room, one cannot find card and other magicians shouts out name, repeated Simon Says! 115
Karl Fulves Just The Fax "Unsolved Mysteries"
photocopy of playing card mess faxed to medium who faxes back selection, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 8) 234
Ellis Stanyon (d) Mind-Reading medium knows stack Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Ellis Stanyon Chosen Cards Are Discovered by a Blindfolded Assistant No. 15, long cards in short deck Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 220
Doug Canning Quiet Time coding value of a card, by holding a card Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 137
Al Baker Tricks I Like - 1. stacked, medium finds three chosen cards, bottom cards code themRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 674
Unknown Vent Mental ventriloquism, see p. 333 for solutionInspired by
  • "Satan, Cantor, and Infinity" (Smullyan)
Related to
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 324
Karl Fulves Overthrow cut deeper force applied to red/black alternating set-upRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 329
Karl Fulves Air Mail Special two cards secretly shot from deck above spectator's head to confederate à la Paper balls over the head Under Tension 49
Karl Fulves Band Speech coding with rubber band around deck Under Tension 56
Karl Fulves Intelligent Design ten ESP cards (or other cards, items) mixed and put in a row in a stand, a few turned over, medium enters room and divines all the hidden ones
- Picture Perfect
- Conditions of Note
- Behind the Scenes
- Up & Down
- The Routine
- With Playing Cards
Prolix (Issue 3) 203
Karl Fulves Nonconformist deck separated by colors, two cards openly exchanged, medium removes two cards, one from each half, the red card suddenly comes from original color again Prolix (Issue 5) 298
Karl Fulves Late Nite Strippers medium locates card, or performer, reversal method in hands of performer, with a poker deal application with four selections, pick-a-card poker Prolix (Issue 8) 504
Alexander Hansford Notes - Culling in
- Accomplice
- Fooling magicians
Kino. 106