112 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Divination / Mind Reading / by Spectator
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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
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
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
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
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
Lu Brent Can You Imagine!! (An unusual card effect) Spectator apparently able to predict magician's selected card Novel Magic 36
Theodore Annemann, Tom Bowyer Impromptu Frame Ups card divination with instant stooge The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 22
Unknown Hilarious Finish to an Old Trick card at number with recount, another spectator names it Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 154
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
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
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
Theodore Annemann Volition four selections in envelopes, spectators choose their own card, equivoque The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 589
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
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
Hathaway As You Desire a stand with 6 different color cards, spectator choses a color, spectator's card is behind My Best 14
"Maury" Kains Telepathic Routine card is telegraphed to the audience written on a tray My Best 140
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
Harold Rasmus The Crystal Flame spectators name selected cards by looking at flame of a match Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 19
Dr. Stanley Jaks In the Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ringRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 501
Wm. T. Beadles Psychokinesis three card monte, where spectator always finds the card to prove psychokinesis The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 140) 561
Unknown Card, Crystal Ball, and Panties impromptu stooge, card visible in crystal ballRelated toVariations The Fine Art of Magic 301
Ronald B. Edwards Dis-Illusion The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 598
Bruce Elliott Joker spectator sees selection from other spectator on a joker, punched card The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 167) 669
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mental Card Trick No. 5, Image of card appears in crystal ball, which matches previously unseen pocketed cardRelated to Scarne on Card Tricks 15
John Scarne Spectator's Magic Count No. 25, Performer thinks and writes down name of card, spectator deals down to any number and finds thought of card (after one failure) Scarne on Card Tricks 47
Dr. Stanley Jaks In the Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ringRelated toAlso published here Who is this Dr. Jaks? 8
Lee Grabel Two Grabel Mysteries spectator reads other spectator's mind, reverse fan to force cardRelated to Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 25
Karrell Fox Sociable Queen whispering queen, spectator divines card Kornfidentially Yours 27
Dr. Stanley Jaks In Any Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ring, with any ringRelated to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 335) 149
Jack Shepherd The Second Seer performer divines two selected card from crystal ball, then thought of card is divined by spectator Magic of the Mind 46
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 Im Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ringAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 28
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
Jochen Zmeck Medium partial rough-smooth, red and black alternate, then force blocks, three phases:
1. spectator says if top card is red or black, he is always right
2. spectator names position of a given card, the card is at that position
3. performer put unknown card in pocket, spectator divines it
Related to Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 18
Unknown A Mate from Wonderland Jaks In the Ring variation with cigar bandInspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 358
Jack Ketch The Sniffer Card Trick comedy bit, spectator divines selection The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 397
J. W. Sarles Spectator Divines Cards ventroliquism as method The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 50
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
Roy Walton Mutual Mindreading two sets of ace, two and three, performer turns over card spectator is thinking of and vice versa The Devil's Playthings 12
Paul Swinford Presentation of Marlo's Peek Deck spectator divines card More Faro Fantasy 47
Tony Binarelli Crystal Ball spectator sees card in crystal ball Card Cavalcade 129
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
Fred Robinson Spectator Magician Plus Related toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 33
Stephen Minch The Star Crystal selected tarot card is seen in crystal ball by second spectator The Book of Thoth 34
Karl Fulves Telepathy Exists husband divines wives card and vice versa, only husband fooled, three phases Methods with Cards - Part 3 175
Burling Hull Duke Outdone six cards chosen, divined by spectators in crystal ball The Amazing World of Mentalism 53
Eddie Fields Triple Spectator En Rapport Phase 1: Magician receives spectator's thoughts
Phase 2: Spectator sends thoughts to second spectator
Phase 3: Spectator receives thoughts from another spectator
The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 80
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
Edward Marlo Psi Color deck is shuffled and spectator can guess if top card is red or black, he is always rightRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 243) 1211
George B. Anderson The Pendulum and a Magic Shop Deck two cards are reversed in the deck and found with pendulum, first by performer, second by spectator The Magic Pendulum 21
Walter B. Gibson Dunninger's Blink! spectator divines card, sees image of card while staring at the wall The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 297) 1482
Thomas Alan Waters Automaticard spectator turns a card over behind his back, a second spectator is blindfolded and by automatic writing on a slate divines the card Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 214
Basil Horwitz Mind-Nova five cards are selected by five spectators and put on table, spectators choses correctly which card belongs to which spectator Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 161
Unknown Spectator finds your Card spectator deals cards and again in two piles, suit and value of top cards combine to performer's selection, re-deal forceRelated to Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 5
Roy Walton Blind Choice No. 39, first publication, spectator and performer successfully guess colors of four-card packets that are handed out after one riffle shuffle More Self-Working Card Tricks 50
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
Thomas Alan Waters Standout spectator finds a card, which another spectator wrote down, faded deckVariations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 654
Thomas Alan Waters Bluecue two spectators select the same card individually, difference to Standout, second spectator choses a card face downInspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 699
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
David Britland Royal Decree spectator finds out of which King the performer is thinking Psychomancy 40
Karrell Fox "Turnaround Trick" audience names selection, giant card on back of spectator My Latest Book 113
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
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
Karl Fulves Your Card Mine spectator choses card for performer and vice versa, they then divine each other's card Blocking Off 81
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
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
Ellis Stanyon (c) Card Selected by One Person Is Named by Another card tabled and verbally forced (no details) on another spectator with equivoque questions Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones What's MY card? unknown card reversed in deck, spectator pushes Joker in deck twice to identify suit and valueInspired by Ahead of the Pack 94
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
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
Ramón Riobóo In the Bluff clever card force, number is counted in the deck to select card, revealed by asking question to other spectator Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 201
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
Karl Fulves Cross Colors deck separated in colors, unknown black card pocketed by spectator, guessed by spectator, then red card pocketed by performer and guessed by him, both matchInspired by
  • Number Four in Joe Berg's Private Card Problems
Related to
Prolix (Issue 3) 172
Karl Fulves Eureka deck separated in colors, unknown black card pocketed by spectator, guessed by spectator, then red card pocketed by performer and guessed by him, both matchRelated to Prolix (Issue 3) 173
Hector Chadwick A Card Behind Spectator divines identities of three cards in increasing accuracyVariations The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 103
Fred Robinson, Tony Faro Spectator Magician Plus spectator divines card's suit and value via Double-Deal Force, does OOTW and finds performer's thought-of card, marked deckInspired byAlso published here The Magic of Fred Robinson 202
Fred Robinson The Psychic Spectator two out of 52 success rate The Magic of Fred Robinson 228
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
Alberto de Figueiredo El Vínculo spectator cuts and remembers a card, other spectator remembers a card he sees while deck is dribbled from hand to hand, same card Magia Demente 19
Chris Westfall Three Stooges Second spectator correctly divines the first spectator's selection Calculated Chaos 38
Wayne Dobson The Unnamed Card unknown card chosen and pocketed, audience thinks of a card each, asked to sit down by calling out various card properties, last person standing thinks of card that is in pocket More Look No Hands 25
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
Dr. Stanley Jaks In the Ring spectator sees selection from an other spectator in a finger ringAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 166
Lewis Jones You Think, I Think The magician reads the spectator's mind. Then, the spectator reads the magician's mind. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 134
David Solomon Reading the Tea Leaves A selection is made and lost in the pack. Taking a third of the pack, cards are shuffled and dealt into four hands. The top card of each pile is turned face up and they tell the color, suit, royalty content, and finally, the value of the selection. Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 159
Paul Vigil Two Minds with But a Single Thought two spectator's read each other's mind The Doors of Deception 221
Asi Wind Supervision spectator takes two cards behind his back and pockets them, performer names cards and spectator correctly names which is in which pocketInspired by Repertoire 113
Chan Canasta Chan's Out out for "Do you want to Change your Mind?" as reported by Johnny ThompsonRelated to Repertoire 114
Tino Plaz Kristallklar two cards are divined with a crystal ball, a spectator divines the third selectionInspired by Moby Trick 10