1,380 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Divination / Mind Reading
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Unknown How to tell one what card he seeth in the bottome, when the same card is shuffled into the stocke card peeked, kept under control with jog shuffle and then "forced" (given) to spectator and divinedRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown An other waie to doo the same, having your selfe indeed never seene the card card glimpsed with diversion (like letting some cards fall), making piles and following the card, then giving it to spectator and divining itRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown To tell what Card a Person thinks upon, though you are not in the Room, or which Card he has touched, or waved his Hand over strange method Breslaw's Last Legacy 62
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
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
Henri Decremps Tour des trois Bijoux rendu plus simple & plus merveilleux. three objects (jewelry, watch, cigarette case) are selected by three people and all get some playing cards which are added after some rules, performer divines who has which object Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 235
Unknown Four Packets of Cards having been Formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards Related to Modern Magic 49
Unknown The Cards Revealed by the Looking-Glass joke Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained Modern Magic 50
Unknown To Guess, by the aid of a Passage of Poetry or Prose, such one of Sixteen Cards as, in the Performer's Absence, has been Touched or Selected by the Company verbal code Modern Magic 56
Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins Modern Magic 57
Unknown The Pairs Re-paired Modern Magic 54
Unknown The Magic Triplets variation with twenty-four cards and triplets instead of twenty and pairs Modern Magic 55
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck Tricks with Cards 58
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation Tricks with Cards 93
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stackAlso published here Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead Tricks with Cards 127
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found Tricks with Cards 129
Unknown Any number of Packets of Cards having been formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards. with formula for any number of cardsRelated to More Magic 23
Unknown New Numerical Trick with Cards three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile More Magic 25
Unknown To name the Bottom Card of each of Three Heaps of Cards performer divines bottom cards of three piles by making up mathematical rules with other drawn cards More Magic 88
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stackVariationsAlso published here More Magic 27
Unknown Practical Illustrations - top cards named after cut
- spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
More Magic 75
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck More Magic 81
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck More Magic 84
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code More Magic 242
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen No. 4, spectator writes name of card on paper, card divined by performer, impression on silver plate Der Kartenkünstler 6
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft No. 18, a picture card is turned around, performer knows with one Der Kartenkünstler 23
Unknown Das Hellsehen No. 17, one of three cards chosen, performer divines, assistant codes with position of cigarette in mouth Der Kartenkünstler 22
Unknown Die Macht des Zauberstabes No. 44, four packets cut by performer, he names top cards of all piles Der Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Das Nennen jeder Karte im Spiel oder das bezauberte Messer borrowed pocket knife stabbed into borrowed deck, performer repeatedly names card above knife, bottom card glimpsed and slipped to stabbed spot Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen pseudo muscle-reading used to divine a word written on a piece of paper, impression onto metal tray with soap covered paper Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
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 Nennen zweier Karten deck cut in two piles, performer names top two cards Der moderne Kartenkünstler 43
Unknown Der mysteriöse Kartenkreis card chosen from clock dial layout with counting procedure Der moderne Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Erraten mehrerer Karten durch ein gewisses Schema Der moderne Kartenkünstler 95
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer spectator stabs knife into shuffled deck, performer names card, bottom card slipped into position Der moderne Kartenkünstler 28
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Einzig unfehlbare Manier, um vom Publikum gemerkte Karten zu erraten strange force of fourth card from top Der moderne Kartenkünstler 29
Unknown Nennen mehrerer gezogener Karten cards chosen, then deck switched and cards returned, cards identified because they are twice in deck or because one deck is short Der moderne Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Nennen der obersten Karte im Spiel performer names top card of shuffled deck multiple times Der moderne Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Die von drei Personen gedachten Karten erraten zu können three spectators each think of one of three cards, performer divines them Der moderne Kartenkünstler 48
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Hellseher several spectators chose cards and seal them in envelopes, performer divines the cards inside, marked envelopesRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown Die künstliche Reihenfolge der Karten simple cyclical stack, divination of chosen card Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 97
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft performer blindfolded, spectators hand him cards which he holds to his forehead and divines, palmed mirror Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 73
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler "by H. Sch., Dresden", deck laid out on table, performer can find any named card from the back, switched for stacked deck Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 60
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
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra - First Method pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, the performer divines the cards in face-down layout, also alternative with marked deck or stripper, "quadrating" (p. 50)Also published here New Era Card Tricks 48
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra - Second Method pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, spectator deals through cards and performer stops him at all selectionsAlso published here New Era Card Tricks 55
Unknown The Mysterious Hat two cards are divined and then travel into hat New Era Card Tricks 190
Unknown Mystic Divination pile of card selected and pocketed by spectator, cards are divined by performer New Era Card Tricks 191
Unknown Thought Foretold deck divided in four piles, one chose, all cards divined and predicted New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown X Rays cards in envelopes are divined, two methods, envelopes marked visually or hapticallyRelated to New Era Card Tricks 144
Unknown Ein Geheimnis deck shuffled and cut into two piles, performer looks at top card of one pile and can name top card of other pile, repeated Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 12) 184
Hugo Schröder Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", layout of all cards on table, performer can name any of the cardsRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 4
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written on billet and put in envelope, another empty envelope closed, spectator divines selection (via multiple-step equivoque), card travels from deck into this envelopeAlso published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 172
Unknown Divination on Slate two spectators connected with rope for "thought transmission", name of card apparently written on slate by spectator Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 85
Unknown Das non plus ultra-Kunststück pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, the performer divines the cards in face-down layout, translation by John WillmannRelated toAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 5) 67
Unknown Das non plus ultra-Kunststück part two of translation, with marked and stripper deck variantsRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 6) 83
Unknown Das Non plus ultra-Kunststück - Zweite Methode
pile of cards removed, noted and placed on pack, after some dealing procedure, spectator deals through cards and performer stops him at all selections
Also published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 99
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine Gedanken-Photographie spectator writes card on paper, two blank business cards put in box, on one appears image and on other name of selection Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 184
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written down, another spectator divines it via equivoque, it vanishes from deck and appears in envelopeAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 164
Robert Lenz Das Erraten der Zahl der Points mehrerer Karten piles made by counting up to fifteen from whatever value the first card of each pile is, sum of bottom cards of piles divined Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 102
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik card taken out of in-the-hands spread, deck secretly cut and bottom card glimpsed and divined Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 92
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik II. ten cards chosen and named Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 8) 126
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik III. three cards chosen, one card appears face-up on face of deck, other two cards named Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 139
Unknown Von drei Karten, welche drei verschiedene Personen gezogen haben, die zu nennen, welche eine jede gezogen hat three spectators do some calculation with their selections after which the performer know who has which card Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 174
L. Graham Lewis To Tell the Card at which any Members of the Audience May Cut a Pack people cut off small piles, bottom cards divined, stack The Modern Conjurer 67
Unknown Die 20 Karten Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 189
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 13. card put in envelope is divinedRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 11
Hänsel Kastner Sensationelles Erraten einer gedachten Karte mit Hülfe des Muskellesens spectator cuts off a pile and remembers bottom card which is later divined, break picked up during replacement Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 118
Hugo Schrader Die Augen als Kartenspiegel spectator has two cards and should hold up one, performer divines it, less blood in the hand Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 91
Hugo Schrader Eine übernatürliche Uebereinstimmung card chosen and lost, dominoes placed together by spectator, endpoint indicate suit and value and added up the position of the selectionInspired by
  • "Unerreicht!" (Conradis Der Kartenkünstler im XX. Jahrhundert, p. 81)
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 70
A. J. Hellsehen mit Karten medium knows order of cards after "spectator' shuffles, stooge, medium in dark bag with flash light Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 188
Unknown Clairvoyance with Cards - First Method spectator touches card in fanned-out deck, performer instantly names it The Art of Magic 165
Theodore DeLand Third Method deck shuffled by spectators and several remove a card, they're replaced and divined, index with hole throughout deck (x-ray deck) The Art of Magic 166
Stanley Collins The Guessing Game spectator guesses correctly on of three cards he has in pocket, then it change places with one of the other two cardsRelated to Original Magical Creations 63
Charles T. Jordan Odd or Even No. 11, spectator cuts off pile and spectator divined whether it's an odd or even number Thirty Card Mysteries 42
Charles T. Jordan Telepathic Control No. 15, card chosen after some dealing is divined Thirty Card Mysteries 48
Charles T. Jordan The Twentieth Century Puzzle No. 14, chosen cards are returned into deck one by one and divined Thirty Card Mysteries 46
Charles T. Jordan Coluria No. 25, thirty-two-deck of cards is cut and dealt into six piles, two remaining cards pocketed, colors of top cards code bottom cards and cards in pocket, done out-of-roomVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 68
Charles T. Jordan Satan's Trance No. 26, four cards removed from thirty-two-card deck and put in envelope, lights out, when lights are back on the names of cards are written on envelopeVariations Thirty Card Mysteries 70
Charles T. Jordan The Spirit Mathematician No. 2, half deck in performer's pocket, card with same suit and cards who add up to same domination as selection are produced, (binary, 1,2,4,8)Related to Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan The Reversed Court Card No. 6, one of four court cards is reversed by spectator, performer divines which one, one-way on face of some Bicycle cardsAlso published here Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 14
Al Baker Al Baker's Mind-Reading Card Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 474
Charles T. Jordan The Assistance Card Trick follow up to last trick, card is selected and put in pocket, performer goes through the cards once and knows the missing one, clocking mod 13 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 11
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Card Reader some hands dealt and performer knows cards in one of them, riffle stacking from bottomRelated to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Charles T. Jordan The Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Tom Sellers Card Telepathy Tricks That Work 13
Louis Nikola To Name The Pack In Order, Without Looking At It, Either From The Bottom or From The Top Deck shuffled halfway through The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola To Name The Bottom Cards Of A Number Of Heaps By Looking At The Top Cards The Nikola Card System 43
Louis Nikola The Telepathogram Magician divines thought of card, and writing appears on paper that divines position of card in the deck The Nikola Card System 54
Oswald Rae Psycho-Analysis performer divines card and thought of name of a spectator by holding his wrist, then spectator divines thought of card from spectator Sub Rosa 77
Oswald Rae Rae's Ten-Card Trick spectator removes ten cards and selects one, performer puts cards in pocket and removes selection, duplicates Sub Rosa 1
Theodore Annemann Telepathy in the Audience spectator looks through the deck and removes a card, it's the card another spectator had chosen The Book Without A Name 19
Laurie Ireland Thought Reading Extraordinary spectator cuts to any card, performer reads mind from distance, estimation & memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Theodore Annemann Find the Lady a queen and four aces are put in five envelopes, performer finds envelope with odd card The Book Without A Name 41
Theodore Annemann Psychic Sympathy two decks, spectator cuts his deck and looks at one, performer removes same card from his deck, trick is repeated. Two methods The Book Without A Name 27
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards The Book Without A Name 35
Victor Farelli The Marvellous Discovery card removed from pack while performer is not looking, yet he quickly finds two cards that denote the selection by value and suit without looking at the faces
- First Method
- Second Method ("Shades")
- Third Method (Difference in Design)
Related to Controlled Coincidence 12
Tom Sellers Double Date dates of two borrowed coins divined, dates written into grid on a paper by spectatorVariations Magical Pleasantries 8
Lu Brent Can You Imagine!! (An unusual card effect) Spectator apparently able to predict magician's selected card Novel Magic 36
Al Baker Mind Reading Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 483
Al Baker The Impossible Discovery forcing deck, two deck switchesVariations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
Victor Farelli, Dr. Herschell The Floating Image afterimage as presentation to divine several cards Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 104
Tom Sellers Card Divination spectator puts cards in pockets, performer divines selection from those Card Tricks That Work 5
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card! selection is divined via two cards behind back (suit, value), cyclical stack, see page 99 for improvement by Meyer The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Theodore Annemann A Real Psychic Card Test stacked deck and slatesVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Tom Sellers A Trick with the Si Stebbins Pack selection divined by two cards (suit and value) Card Tricks That Work 6
Theodore Annemann The Guessing Contest performer and spectator write a card on a slip of paper and try to find the others card, while the spectator cannot find the card in ten attempts, the performer hits on the first cardVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 18
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishingRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 26
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si StebbinsRelated to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 30
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
Theodore Annemann, Tom Bowyer Impromptu Frame Ups card divination with instant stooge The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 22
Theodore Annemann Par-Optic Vision cards pocketed by spectator are divined one by one, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 48
Unknown The Three Heaps spectator cuts deck in three piles, three top cards are divined, repeat Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown The Trio three cards divined, no-touch confusion force Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown A Card and a Number naming name and position of selection, key card Mental Magic with Cards 11
Unknown The Count Down card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown Clairvoyant Reading of Several Cards naming packet of cards through handkerchief Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown Novel Card Reading removed card behind back named, glimpsing palmed key card Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown The Mirror Principle Mental Magic with Cards 28
Wm. Hewitt Coincidence spectator shuffles deck and cuts to a card, same card is removed by performer from another deck, card shiner Mental Bargain Effects 11
Theodore Annemann A Daffy Discovery pocketed card is revealed through other cards, optional forcing bank The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 46
Louis Lam Would you Believe it? freely selected and replaced card is instantly named, then reverses itself Would You Believe It? 8
Unknown The Key Card Principle - An Example of Presentation Variations Mental Magic with Cards 9
Unknown An Envelope Mystery forced cards put in envelopes with punch marks, including "A Variation" Mental Magic with Cards 14
Unknown A Startling Experiment naming missing card Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Forcing Decks Mental Magic with Cards 25
Unknown The Impression or Carbon System two methods Mental Magic with Cards 26
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
Theodore Annemann Get It! deck is handed to three spectators in the dark, everyone selects a card and when the light is on again, performer reveals all three cards Mental Bargain Effects 15
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
Unknown Hilarious Finish to an Old Trick card at number with recount, another spectator names it Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 154
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details referenceInspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker A Version of the Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
John Braun, Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases fair selection is found in second deck, set-up The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 158
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tearRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 165
Theodore Annemann A Simplified Five Card Problem Variation combining "A Simplified Five Card Problem" (Genii November 1936) with card silk The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 166
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this positionRelated toVariations Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Victor Farelli Controlled Coincidence (impromptu method)
magician divines mental selection by using two cards - one denoting suit and one denoting value
Inspired by Lend Me Your Pack 40
Robert Parrish The Psychic Knows three cards divined by medium, stacked deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 86
Joe Berg, Unknown The Card and Crystal Ball spectator divines selection in crystal ball, with variation by Joe BergRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 35
Louis Nikola Unconscious Thought Transmission card placed in envelope in beginning turns out to be any named one, memorized deck as open indexAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 398
Unknown A Psychic Card Feat after some calculations the spectator selects a card that the performer divines Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 186
Walter B. Gibson The Sagacious Joker four spectators pocket a card each, the joker is tapped against pocket and performer knows the cards, four methods Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 19
Dr. James William Elliott The Trio simple no-touch force for any number of cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 20
Glenn G. Gravatt Card Detectives spectator pockets two cards and performer divines them, basically a bold force Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 22
Theodore Annemann Find The Queen four aces and a queen sealed in five envelopes and mixed, performer locates queen Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Unknown In the Dark divining card through handkerchief Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 169
Charles T. Jordan Odd or Even spectator pockets any card of a chosen suit, gray code applied to odd-even in one suit Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Si Stebbins Mediumistic Stunt No. 2 several cards are divined, stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 233
Unknown Telepathic Control after shuffling and cutting, spectator deals deck in four piles, performer knows top cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 240
Unknown Simple Effects 1. selection is divined, svengali deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 246
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 4. basic application Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown Card Divination stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Al Baker Impossible Card Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Theodore Annemann The Mentalist's Card Staggerer one of five is divined, duplicates Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 285
Unknown Card X medium names cards while blindfolded Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 291
Charles T. Jordan The Whispering Envelope card placed in envelope is divined, see-through envelope for only black cards Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Howard Albright Tuned Minds word written on playing card is divined Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Court Card four cards in a row, spectator turns one end for end, performer knows which oneAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 18
Ladson Butler The Whispering Queen deck is shuffled and dealt in four heaps, bottom cards divinedVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 24
Unknown Coincidence Again card with mirror foil on the corner to glimpse spectator's selection Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Glenn G. Gravatt Mental Vision four cards chosen and divined, pencil dot card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Unknown The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Unknown Instant Mindreading Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mindreading stacked deck mailed to friend with selection procedure, crib sheet at home Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 174
Charles T. Jordan The Magi's Detection card counting to divine missing selection, keeping track of values and also suitsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 183
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematicalRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
John Goodrum Si Stebbins Up The Sleeve selection behind back is divined You'd be Surprised 36
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursor Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si StebbinsRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Charles T. Jordan Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan Psycholia cards are chosen in different room and order is read aloud, card divined, secret second stacked deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 209
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishingRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performerVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Theodore Annemann Psychic Card Test dressed up simple divination with two slates Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Unknown A Divination Effect pocketed cards are named, stripper deck and full deck stack Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Theodore Annemann Get it in the Dark three cards chosen in dark room are divined, three forcing decks Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Unknown Great Psychic Card Feat spectator marks card behind deck, divined, dummy pencil (Tom Sellers)Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Unknown Stereotyped - Reading the Cards index on card is traced with ink that leaves an imprint on finger Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 306
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Theodore Annemann Two Card Slate Prophecy two cards divined and written on slates, stacked deck and forcing deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 348
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards memorized deckAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Theodore Annemann Mind or Muscle two cards located in spread, third card named, stacked deck and forcing deck The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effectsRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
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
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
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
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
Stewart Judah The Guessing Game two cards from two decks are put in pockets and divined Greater Magic 557
S. H. Wimbrough Wise Guy Catch everyone sees how it's done except spectator on stage The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 323
Unknown A Matter of Debit and Credit "I have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cardsVariations Greater Magic 157
S.S. Blodgett The Problem of the Four Aces four aces are pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them Greater Magic 136
George G. Kaplan A Brain Teaser card chosen behind back is divined, stacked deck Greater Magic 285
George G. Kaplan Modern Long Distance Mind Reading card put from one half into the other is located, clocking Greater Magic 286
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 1 really blindfolded, short card Greater Magic 464
Theodore Annemann The Three Pellet Trick three cards written on billets are divined Greater Magic 894
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 331
John Northern Hilliard Experiment in Mind Reading key and shiner Greater Magic 92
Unknown Reverse Order Location Greater Magic 101
Unknown One from Five one from five memorized card is chosen and located by touchRelated to Greater Magic 342
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra. New Version with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card Greater Magic 471
James Maxwell Prepared Carbon Card. A Mindreading Trick spectator thinks of card and writes it on piece of paper (carbon card) Greater Magic 492
Frank Lane Mind Reading at a Distance assistant in other room names cards touched by spectator Greater Magic 897
Rupert Slater, John Northern Hilliard Mutus, Nomen, Dedit, Cocis pairs honestly shuffled and switched for duplicates in order ready for dealVariations Greater Magic 120
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
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal-Viso chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectatorRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 404
Oscar H. Paulson Bridge Mentalo freely selected card is found out after some calculation with its value and suit The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 411
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 499
Louis Lam The El-El Telephone Test Be Deceived 5
Louis Lam Impossible deck distributed in thirteen envelopes, cards in chosen envelope divined Be Deceived 21
Oscar Weigle "Picture This - " performer knows order of picture cards in shuffled deckAlso published here Do That Again! 29
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card Do That Again! 30
Oscar Weigle The Triple Enigma spectator puts cards in pocket and remembers a card in rest of deck, performer divines card and number of pocketed cards, then locates card, short card Do That Again! 38
Audley Walsh Gnome Madness spectator pockets any card he likes while spreading through them, this one is found The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
The Great Merlini Red-Vibro spectator puts any card in envelope, performer spreads second deck, it has one odd-backed card - the same as in the envelope The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 395
Orville Wayne Meyer Finding the Pairs twelve mate pairs distributed, spectator turns up a card and performer instantly the mate, repeated The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 26
Theodore Annemann Volition four selections in envelopes, spectators choose their own card, equivoque The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 589
Unknown The Penetrating Eye performer cuts deck in three piles an names top cards More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Dr. Richard Rowe Three Cards and a Bank Note (Bill) three selections & borrowed bill sealed in four envelopes, performer names card and serial number, all vanish and reappear in middle of deck, bill wrapped around the three cards, duplicates More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 43
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everythingVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Walter B. Gibson Card Case Glimpse "Flap-Flap" card put in card case is glimpsed later The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 548
T. Nelson Downs Money Sense cards divined and four selected cards represent year of coin The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 551
Hen Fetsch In the Mind performer really blindfolded
- think stop with one selection
- think stop with three selections
- a chosen card is named
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 554
Harry Blackstone Triumph of the Triumvirate rapping hand divines which key opens lock and which card was selected The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 605
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy From Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cardsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 613
Allan Howell Merlin the Inscrutable pencil shavings in tissue paper "write" name of selection The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 104) 626
Verne Chesbro Percepto selection divined in impressive manner while spectator looks at cards in his own handsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 109) 651
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)
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 673
Henry Hardin Hindu Dream cards in hat, shaken and top card removed four timesAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 701
Chester Morris The Perfect Prisoner performer names cards, one then travels into previously examined glass frame The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 120) 703
Joseph Ovette The Whispering Thought assistant in other room divines card Fast Ones 11
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
Al Baker ACME Mind Reading Effect name of card written on paper, impression The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 212
Bob Hummer The Whispering Spirit packet is cut and subtracted from a unknown calculation (age x nine), amount of cards in packet is divined when result is namedAlso published here The Whispering Spirit 1
Theodore Annemann Time to Shine new deck opened, shuffled, put back, performer knows cards in order, whole in case and shiner The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 123) 716
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 775
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stackedVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Dr. William T. Palchinas Card Determined card selected via down-under-deal procedure is divined by performer, general rule The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 139) 788
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 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 140) 792
Vern Schoneck Cards Don't Lie card with question written on it is divinedVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 795
Theodore Annemann Card Voice three spectators pocket cards, a snoopy card tells them to performer, based on Jordan's "The Sagacious Joker" The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 825
Al Baker The Pairs Re-Paired using memory, for credit information see referenceRelated to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 240
Unknown Sealed Card Mystery three cards in envelopes, one selected, two cards change to match Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 199
Unknown Royal Card Discovery piles are made, card is divined, mathematicalRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 217
Dr. Douglas Kelley Douglas Kelley's Telephone Trick spectator calls with a toy telephone and reveals selected cardRelated to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 13
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Transparent Cards performer stacks himself three Aces and knows some cards (because they are apparently transparent) Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 9
Wilbur T. Kattner Ry for Mystery preparing OOTW while performing The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 65
Theodore Annemann, Professor Hoffmann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are namedRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
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
Richard Himber Double Detection magician determines facing cards in a by a spectator faced deckVariations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 205
Syl Reilly Ghostly Card in the Dark card image appears in dark room, luminous paint Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 373
Shaman Cagliostro's Spectacles spectator puts on special glasses when the cards are spread in front of him, he names all of the selectionsInspired by
  • an idea of DeLands, credit reference on page 191
Related toVariations
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 185
S. H. Wimbrough Wise Guy Catch everyone sees how it's done except spectator on stage Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 9
Tom Sellers Ace, King and a Pocket performer divines whether ace or king is in spectator's pocket Magical Mixture 26
Walter B. Gibson Pick Me Up number between one and thirty is named, an indicator card is inserted at that position and the card card namedRelated to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 169
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 47
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Jean-Eralities - tip to obtain cotton cord (Hugard)
- Second Deal idea, card divined at named number (Braue)
Related to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Unknown The "Plant" Switch stooge goes in corner to select a card which is divined by performer 25 Methods for Switching Decks 1
James G. Thompson Jr. Digit-Telepathy medium reveals card The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 109
Milbourne Christopher Finger Tip Telepathy instant stooge, submitting name of forced card to spectator Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 76
Warren Wiersbe Delayed Discovery selection vanishes, performer then finds cards for color, suit, value of selection, selection reappears reversed Action with Cards 10
Franklin V. Taylor The Chinese Parrot two selected cards put in book, cards and content of the pages is divinedAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 296
Ronald B. Edwards Travel Thought two cities are divined, with cards and a map, mutus nomen principle The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 300
Dr. H. Walter Grote Ghost Writings name of selection appears on rolled up paper Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 9) 37
"Maury" Kains Telepathic Routine card is telegraphed to the audience written on a tray My Best 140
Hathaway As You Desire a stand with 6 different color cards, spectator choses a color, spectator's card is behind My Best 14
Unknown Crystal Ball spectator sees information in crystal ball Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 37
Jack Miller Count Ten! on from ten cards is divined, also possible over the phone The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 96) 389
Charles Kalish Purely Mental card divination, without cards, mathematical divination Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 109
Charles Hopkins So That's the Way You Want It! card behind back, performer knows selected card My Best 16
Mystic Craig Four Ace Memory Test Mental force of an ace based on luck My Best 73
Val Evans Digivision card is selected behind the back, clever