46 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff / Spelling Stack / Partial
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Unknown The "Spelling" Trick spelling every value in a thirteen-card packet Tricks with Cards 75
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick from thirteen-card packet every value from Ace to King is spelled out More Magic 31
Charles T. Jordan Cremo! Card Restoration Extraordinary card forced via spelling procedure, duplicate in deck The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 33
Unknown Mental Spelling progressive spelling set-up Mental Magic with Cards 17
Bob Hummer The Puzzling Speller progressive set-up, dealing placementRelated toAlso published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 83
Theodore Annemann Think of a Card one of eighteen, card spelled out, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
Charles T. Jordan Cremo Card Restoration card forced via spelling procedure, duplicate in deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Silent Speller ten twelve-letter card set-up Tricks and Sleights 15
Ronald B. Edwards X-Spell-I-Mental mental speller The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 648
Vern Schoneck Spellbound two variations of a speller, spectator thinks of a card in the deck, performer puts cards on by one on spectator's hand, who spells his card in his mind, the last letter is his card The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 142) 570
Cardini Cardini's Mind Reading Card Trick No. 16, one of six cards thought-of, shuffled back in half the deck, then spelled to, six duplicates and progressive spelling set-up Scarne on Card Tricks 33
Charles T. Jordan Spelling the Spades Packet of Ace to King of Spades, spell Ace to King one after another, originally titled The Improved Chevalier Card TrickRelated to Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 23
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele-Mental one to four spectators get cards, think of one, mental speller The Cardiste (Issue 7) 8
Al Leech Spell and Count simplified handling (Clue trick originally from Sept. 1966 MUM)Inspired by A Last Look at Leech 28
Dai Vernon Mental Spell one of ten, multiple out, setup?? Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 41
Paul Swinford Duo Spell two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for referencesRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 194
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Spell four spectators spell down to mentally selected cards, stack, second method with bank of twenty-four duplicates (page 182) Expert Card Mysteries 179
Jules Lenier Try It Again Ace through King packet, each value spelled to, spectator always gets Joker, last card blank Try It Again 2
Roger Smith Think-Spell - And the Great Invisible Pass thought-of card spelled to, then put in center and comes back to top, progressive set-up Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 5
Roger Smith, Steve Saunders, Ron Hicks The Spell of a Good Magician three thought-of cards spelled to, they then change to Aces to match a fourth card, faro Innovative Magic No. 1 9
Bob Hummer The Puzzling Speller progressive set-up, dealing placementAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 1
Peter Marshall Bicycle! with Bicycle cards, words on case are spelled to and royal flush comes outInspired byVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 1) 437
Max Abrams Max Abrams version for puzzling speller and highlighting mistake in original descriptionRelated to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 112
Paul Swinford Duo Spell No. 84, two mentally chosen cards spelled outAlso published here More Self-Working Card Tricks 126
Frederick Braue The Thought Stealer one of six cards, progressive spelling, using Braue Memorized Deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 4
Frederick Braue, Dai Vernon Vernon Plus Braue thought-of cards from eight-card packet found via a spelling and down-under procedureRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 4
Edward Marlo Predicted Mental Spell spelling effect with predictions on billets The Olram File (Issue 16) 3
Karl Fulves Birthday Value - Birthday Suit spectator spells birth month from one packet and birth day from another, suit and value are used to arrive at a card which is predictedRelated toVariations Rigmarole (Issue 3) 27
Philip T. Goldstein Twice in Half two cards removed from half deck and spelled down, card there predictedRelated to Thabbatical 15
Philip T. Goldstein Van John Inspired by
  • Tom Seller's "The Name Speller" (Immediate Magic)
Also published here
Thabbatical 99
Simon Aronson Spell Check three cards spelled to consecutively starting with random card, selection at end of last spell, declining letter spells Simply Simon 139
Scott Robinson Sigh Stebbins spectator spells guesses about selection, with value of last card selection is found Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 49
Ellis Stanyon Reversible "Spelling B" No. 1, spelling three chosen cards Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 99
Ellis Stanyon The Alternate Card Trick - Simple No. 2, spelling through all values in thirteen-card packet Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 100
Chas. Shepperd The Magic Spell early spelling trickAlso published here
  • The Sphinx, March 1908
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 66
Karl Fulves Fate in Numbers No. 30, numbers rolled by dice spelled out, corresponding values are revealed New Self-Working Card Tricks 46
Joseph K. Schmidt Computer Virus Killer "A Novel Revelation of Two Thought Cards"
two spectators think cards from a five-card and six-card group, involving virus gag card
- The History (credit information and references)
Inspired by
  • "Brain Twister" (Ben Braude, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct. 1946)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 429
Karl Fulves Virus Variation Inspired by Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 431
Robin Robertson, Peter Duffie R & D's Count Spell Extra composite card, count-spelling to any card composed by suit and value separately chosen Prolix (Issue 2) 101
Harry Riser One Way to Spell Also published here
  • MUM, March 2000
Secrets of an Escamoteur 68
Philip T. Goldstein Van John Also published here 7-7-7 50
Karl Fulves Shark Hunt seven four-card packets, spectator exchanges some packets, cards gathered, spelled through values from deckInspired byVariations Prolix (Issue 4) 224
Karl Fulves Jinx Extra spelling to find four-of-a-kindInspired by
  • "Quickie Set Up Effect" (Theodore Annemann)
Prolix (Issue 7) 452
Tom Gagnon Double Miracle card thought of from a group, another card selected, one card spelled to and the other found at named number, using Versatile Spread Control Avant-Cards 58
Harapan Ong Count or Spell random values are counted or spelled to as the spectator wishes, leads to four Aces Principia 234
David Solomon Perfect Spelling card chosen from a list of playing cards is spelled to, progressive spelling set-up Solomon's Secrets 113