113 entries in Cards / Principles / Instant Stooge
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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
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
Henry Christ Climax! impromptu stooge with reverse fanRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 152
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
Unknown By Means of the Fan Spread a. Raising a Neat Fan
b. Raising a Ragged Fan
c. Spreading on the Table
d. Displaying a Reverse Fan
Variations Greater Magic 336
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
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 274
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
Joseph Ovette Think And Take spectator finds other spectator's card, reversed Fast Ones 7
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
Milbourne Christopher Finger Tip Telepathy instant stooge, submitting name of forced card to spectator Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 76
Unknown Crystal Ball spectator sees information in crystal ball Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 37
Orson Welles The Town Skryer thought of card is revealed by another spectator while looking into a glass of waterRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 413
Unknown Reversed Fan to force a card, credited to DunningerRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 414
Harold Rasmus The Crystal Flame spectators name selected cards by looking at flame of a match Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 19
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 1 spectator finds card that was selected at other end of room Watch This One! 52
Unknown Pulse Trick divination by performer and spectator The Royal Road to Card Magic 214
Unknown Card, Crystal Ball, and Panties impromptu stooge, card visible in crystal ballRelated toVariations The Fine Art of Magic 301
Lee Grabel Two Grabel Mysteries spectator reads other spectator's mind, reverse fan to force cardRelated to Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 25
Gene "Phantini" Grant Next Card is It spectator finds selection in face down fan The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1113
Unknown Reverse Fan Force impromptu stooge with reverse fan I'll Read Your Mind 48
Unknown Spectator's Choice spectator finds three selections, impromptu stooging with blank faced deck Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 245
Tony Corinda (8) Psy Function spectator writes card on blackboard which predicts the selection by another spectator Predictions 114
Robert A. Nelson Second Sight-Seeing More Miracles in Mentalism 32
Alan Milan The Devil Speaks toy phone, spectator divines card, same as Douglas Kelley's Telephone TrickRelated to Still More Miracles in Mentalism 66
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks Kristallsehen chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectatorAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 130
J. W. Sarles Tow Minds spectator divines card by gazing into crystal The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 135
Ace Gorham Psychic Spectator? HEX! 22
E. Leslie May Penny for your Thoughts HEX! 56
Unknown Reverse Fan Force Hierophant (Issue 3) 116
Francis J. Baker Logic two cards chosen, one found by performer and one by spectator, red-black alternatingRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 311
Dai Vernon Color Cut shuffled deck cut into five packets, spectator removes bottom card of any packet and places it on top of any packet behind performer's back, card found, repeat, then a spectator finds card, one color crimped The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 335
Paul Swinford Presentation of Marlo's Peek Deck spectator divines card More Faro Fantasy 47
Stan Blumenthal Two-Dollar Pipe Dream spectator reveals card when looking in smoke, engraved pipe The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 39) 192
Dr. Stanley Jaks A Spectator Reads A Mind secretly showing index to spectator Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 55
U. F. Grant Mindreading with Any Assistant No. 2 spectator divines chosen card, corner torn off The Living End 40
Stan Blumenthal Houdini Glass spectator looks in glass of water and divines selection The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 89) 443
Jerry K. Hartman Bi-Psychle spectator B finds spectator A's card from small packet, impromptu stooge Card Cavalcade II 138
Karl Fulves Telepathy Exists husband divines wives card and vice versa, only husband fooled, three phases Methods with Cards - Part 3 175
Unknown The Reverse Fan Force only one card visible The Third Ecstasy 22
Al Mann The Isomeric Card card with three indices, fan forceVariations The Third Ecstasy 22
Al Mann The Reverse Fan Force Supreme five cards thought of from a fan are named, with several isomeric cards / multi-indices cardVariations The Third Ecstasy 23
Burling Hull Duke Outdone six cards chosen, divined by spectators in crystal ball The Amazing World of Mentalism 53
Karrell Fox Before Your Eyes any spectator in audience can name the selection of the person on stage, jumbo card on back of writing pad for instant stooging Clever.... Like a Fox 87
Burling Hull Crystal Ball Telepathy spectator sees name of card in crystal ball The Amazing World of Mentalism 51
Looy Simonoff Mental Symmetry people read each other's mind, impromptu stooge Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 123
Philip T. Goldstein Doubleview two person select a card, both are divined The Yellow Book of Mentalism 22
Karl Fulves "Turning" The Spectator spectator unwittingly codes information The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 20
Karrell Fox The Gift of the Magi invisible deck and table, spectator names a card, it is the only jumbo card in the pocketVariations Another Book 279
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
Gene "Phantini" Grant Card Challenge card divination with Al Mann's Isomeric CardsInspired by Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 30
Stephen Tucker Foolproof gag force with a pen, revelation with spectator Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 44
A. Berkeley Davis Roger And Out spectator divines card, instant stooge Best of Friends - Volume II 96
Randy Tanner The Psychic Queen index of card is printed on a queen for instant stooging Best of Friends - Volume II 256
Unknown Instant Stooge Force card reversed The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 1
Frederick Braue Telemagic spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the room
(a.) card reversed
(b.) reverse fan
- Braue's new method with double facer
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 13
Terry Seabrooke Mind Reading Can selected card is divined with a can by other spectator Seabrooke's Book 93
Karrell Fox "Mind-Dropper" six jumbo cards, one selected, another spectator drops all cards one by one except selection For My Next Trick... 38
Karrell Fox "Turnaround Trick" audience names selection, giant card on back of spectator My Latest Book 113
Unknown Reverse Fan Force Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 13
Doc Eason Crystal Ball instant stooge, spectator reads card in crystal ballRelated to Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 13
Roger Klause What's Good for the Goose Is... spectator names card of another spectator, repeat with another spectator and card on forehead Roger Klause: In Concert 163
Frederick Braue Mental Routine outline, unclear what exactly happens The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 20
John Riggs The Solution Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 54
Tony Bartolotta Impact Slates card and number written on slates Rigmarole (Issue 10) 113
Karrell Fox Right Off The Top Of Your Head chosen audience member divines selection, lazy tongs with card behind spectator Much Ado About Something 144
Karrell Fox Here's Looking At You deck dropped in paper bag and shaken, spectator is told to take out any card he sees, it's the selection Much Ado About Something 38
Steve Beam The Three Stooges two spectators find selection of the other Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 25
Karl Fulves Voice Print freely chosen card, deck in glass, message appears on slate to locate cardRelated to Underworld (Issue 4) 53
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Ring index of card stuck to ring, so spectator can name another spectator's selection The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 4
Clayton Rawson Little Wonder Thought Projector egg beater mind reading The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 4
Frederick Braue Discoveries - Telepathy chapter intro The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 8
Unknown Reversed Card spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the roomRelated toAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 3
Unknown Reverse Fan spectator names card when looking at (reverse) fanRelated toAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 4
Unknown The Amateur Mindreader spectator names card when looking at (reverse) fanAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 8
Unknown Out of the Room spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the room, reversedAlso published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 9
Joshua Jay Triple Thought-of Card Magicians divine two thought-of cards without any questions or fishing Magic Atlas 66
Karl Fulves Repeat Cheat fourteen-card packet, three cards selected in spectators's own hands by dealing two poker hand and remembering top card, another spectator finds all, all three are the same unknowinglyVariations Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 4
Chuck Smith Fan Force methods using reverse and double fanning Tools Of The Trade 12
Chuck Smith The Regular Reverse Fan double fan application Tools Of The Trade 14
Simon Lovell Blind Man's Bluff spectator finds cards in deck, rest is secretly blank, cards are predictedInspired by Son of Simon Says! 85
Lee Asher Fan-see meeting both of you here instant stooge, one ahead, two cards Hand Jobs 11
Unknown Thoughts in Color No. 19, spectator choses card from packet, another spectator finds it, only odd-colored New Self-Working Card Tricks 31
Karl Fulves, Tony Bartolotta She Read Your Mind No. 68, spectator finds card which is divined by performer New Self-Working Card Tricks 103
Lewis Jones 4 - 6 - 11 three cards selected from twelve-card packet via dealing, a spectator finds all threeInspired by Ahead of the Pack 47
Ali Bongo The Happy Medium cards shuffled and placed into houlette, spectator has bag over the head and divines cards Lecture Notes - Geneva 2002 8
Steve Beam The Human Transmitter spectator divines selection by removing card with same value and one with same suit, repeatedInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 138
Karl Fulves Mental Case spectator removes mate of another person's selection from part of deck without knowing itInspired by
  • "Mental Deck" (Theodore DeLand)
Hofzinser Notebook 52
Jay Sankey Transference Magician divines spectator's thought of card, then another spectator divines another's thought of card, then spectator locates his own card Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 22
Karl Fulves Pick It Out spectator thinks of a card from one deck, then upjogs three cards from another deck one of which must be his selection, another spectator find the right one from the backs, arrows on cards point to the right card à la instant stooging Off The Books (Issue 4) 58
J. W. Sarles Prompt Impromptu "Telepathy On The Spot"
card chosen and replaced, spectator looks at fan of cards, meanwhile a spectator on other side of room names selection
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 413
Karl Fulves Stretching The Truth word written on wide rubber band when stretched is no longer readable when collapsed, instant stooge applicationRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 432
Christoph Borer Herz 10 Related to
  • Herz 10 in "Seminarnotizen 2006"
Compilation 140
Jack Avis Jack Avis Ideas - 4. spectator thinks only jumbo index card Rara Avis 73
Jack Parker Stooge Fright Magician divines three random selections 52 Memories 200
Trevor Lewis The Eyes Have It using The Eye Chart, three phases, spectator divines and locates cards, then she selects cards which were predicted Routines Matter 73
Steve Beam Filleted and Fried spectator finds performers selection and the other way around Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 91
Clayton Rawson, Patrick Page Clayton Rawson egg beater mind reading, with different variationsRelated to
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 2, July 1947, p. 331
Magic Page by Page 314
Karl Fulves Table Talk spectator divines card chosen under table, apparently a corner is torn off and restored for the rest of the audience Prolix (Issue 9) 607
Doc Eason Crystal Ball Delight instant stooge, spectator reads card in crystal ballInspired byRelated to The F.F.F.F. Book 79
John Guastaferro, Andrew Brown Piecing the Clues Together Discoveries & Deceptions 18
Tyler Wilson Special Forces Magician riffles through deck and has spectator see and think of any card, works 100% if the time
- Riff Raff
- Assault Riffle
Bich Circa '99 7
Jan Logemann Instant Stooging Think-a-Card Stand-Up Fantasies 8
Chris Westfall Three Stooges Second spectator correctly divines the first spectator's selection Calculated Chaos 38
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Peekaboo spectator B names A's selection Card Men 39
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal-Viso chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectatorAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 130
Vanni Bossi Pre-show within the Show "name your favorite card" Standup Card Magic 126
Paul Vigil Two Minds with But a Single Thought two spectator's read each other's mind The Doors of Deception 221
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger Force reversed fanRelated to In Search of the "perfect" Rise 20
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Juha-Matti Ristiharju Hofzinser's Glance Force Variation Related to
  • Hofzinser's "Glance Force" in Magic Christian's "Non Plus Ultra Vol. 2", 2013. P. 56.
In Search of the "perfect" Rise 22
Chris Rawlins Drop Card spectator with eyes closed locates a selection with elimination process, stopping over tabled spread multiple times
- Another Approach (gaffed method)
Also published here
  • "Drop Card" (Mind Experiments, Chris Rawlins, 2010)
The Event, 2017 47
Tino Plaz Kristallklar two cards are divined with a crystal ball, a spectator divines the third selectionInspired by Moby Trick 10