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Unknown Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deckRelated toAlso published here New Era Card Tricks 158
Unknown The Card in the Pocket card and its position thought-of, divined and placed in pocket, Lazy Man's Card to Pocket, two handlingRelated to The Art of Magic 92
Laurie Ireland The Four Jacks four Jacks on table, one covered with three cards, others lost in deck, assembleVariations Ireland Writes a Book 22
Ralph W. Hull The Elusive Joker reprint of original instructions, quote: "He [spectator] finally gives up in disgust" Interlock 67
Ralph W. Hull Foreword "Eye-Openers" 1
Ralph W. Hull Mental Abstraction or Cards by Instinct cards shuffled once, separated with Hearts/Clubs in one pile, spectator choses cards in one pile and performer instantly removes mates from other pile behind back "Eye-Openers" 2
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Eye Popper" "Eye-Openers" 4
Ralph W. Hull Optical Shuffle to front and back, as control of card to third positionRelated to "Eye-Openers" 4
Ralph W. Hull Two/Three of Diamonds pseudo duplicates for ambitious card phase "Eye-Openers" 5
Ralph W. Hull Hull's Marvelous Card Prediction three cards predicted, one thought of, two methods, one with Thayer's Lock Flap Card Box, predictions written on billets in clever way "Eye-Openers" 6
Ralph W. Hull Delayed Re-Deal Force "Eye-Openers" 9
Ralph W. Hull Topsy Turvy Cards: (1) A Card Detective reversed card appears in deck, its value is used to count to selection "Eye-Openers" 10
Ralph W. Hull (2) Chosen Card "Turn-Over" chosen card reverses after an example-card turns over "Eye-Openers" 11
Ralph W. Hull (3) In Spectator's Own Hands "Eye-Openers" 11
Ralph W. Hull (4) Spectator's Name Spells Card performer stabs reversed card in deck behind back, from that point on the spectator's name is used to spell to card "Eye-Openers" 12
Ralph W. Hull Counting Subtlety apparently forgetting to give the spectator the instruction to take a card while spreading "Eye-Openers" 12
Ralph W. Hull (5) Multi-Card "Turn Over" three selections turn over, pushed into secretly reversed deck with cover card "Eye-Openers" 12
Ralph W. Hull (6) Topsy-Turvy Climax slop shuffle triumph with preliminary phase in which cards are really shuffled face-up/face-down "Eye-Openers" 12
George Demers Magic Number Revealment with thirteen cardsVariationsAlso published here "Eye-Openers" 14
Ralph W. Hull A Mental Card Mystery tabled card turn out to be free selection, requiring two Jokers, top change and mexican turnoverRelated toVariations "Eye-Openers" 15
Ralph W. Hull A Trick Exposed, But How? color change apparently exposed, but card turns out to have vanished and is brought from pocket "Eye-Openers" 16
Ralph W. Hull Single Card Wonder Prediction spectator shuffles deck, names number and card at that position is predicted, re-deal force "Eye-Openers" 17
Ralph W. Hull Bicycle Marking System Variations "Eye-Openers" 17
Ralph W. Hull, Leo Levi A Surprising Solitaire all cards laid out according to system, generating some stack that is used to spell out all values, all thirteen values spelled out have 52 letters "Eye-Openers" 18
Ralph W. Hull Valuable Card Sleights More "Eye-Openers" 2
Ralph W. Hull The Optical Shuffle "A Perfect Substitute for the Pass"
back and front throws, also as card control
Related to More "Eye-Openers" 2
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Hide-Out" Card Sleight showing that a card is apparently missing while spreading through deck, reverse cull More "Eye-Openers" 4
Ralph W. Hull Diamond Thieves and Blackmailers Jack of Spades lost in deck, Aces shown, red ones lost in deck, black ones on table, now black ones sandwich Jack in center of deck and red ones are on table More "Eye-Openers" 5
Ralph W. Hull The "Will-o'-the-Wisp" Card "Sometimes Known as The Run-A-Way Card"
card and its position thought-of, it vanishes and reappears reversed at named number, re-deal placement
Related to More "Eye-Openers" 7
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown Any Deck Read From the Card Backs cards named by looking at the back
- First Method with a "Set-Up" Deck
- With Borrowed Deck (secretly faced deck)
Related to
  • "Seeing with Fingertips" (Howard Albright)
More "Eye-Openers" 9
Ralph W. Hull The Jumping Jacks four Jacks on table, one covered with three cards, others lost in deck, assembleInspired by More "Eye-Openers" 11
Ralph W. Hull Addition and Switch cumbersome Braue Switch precursorRelated to More "Eye-Openers" 11
Ralph W. Hull Magic Touch Versus Mental Thought card and its position thought-of, divined and placed in pocket, Lazy Man's Card to PocketRelated to More "Eye-Openers" 14
Ralph W. Hull The Elusive Jack "A new impromptu 'Two Card Monte' with any cards"
More "Eye-Openers" 15
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Magic Picture Book" Deck "The Ever Changing Deck"
cards are printed on all-backs deck, all-backs/faces spread display, natural bow and every other card reversed
More "Eye-Openers" 16
Ralph W. Hull Book Flourish concave and every other card reversed More "Eye-Openers" 17
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Never Miss" Card Trick selection appears at chosen position, repeat with apparent failure and transformation
- reverse count and packet turnover bluff
- slip-back deal count
More "Eye-Openers" 19
Ralph W. Hull Slip-Back Count More "Eye-Openers" 20
Ralph W. Hull Which Card Left? Two Card Monte with jumbo cards More "Eye-Openers" 21
Ralph W. Hull The New Torn and Restored Card "Club Trick par excellence"
signed, part of signature on corner that the spectator keeps, rest restored, Berg Paper Fold
More "Eye-Openers" 22
Ralph W. Hull Birds of a Feather Flock Together Inspired by
  • "Picture Puzzle" (Dai Vernon)
More "Eye-Openers" 25
Ralph W. Hull The Fan one-handed, every other card hidden naturally More "Eye-Openers" 18
Ralph W. Hull Deck Turnover (?) fake deck turnoverRelated to More "Eye-Openers" 18
Ralph W. Hull, Nelson Hahne Modernism in Mentalism crude OOSOOM, one of nine Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 184
Unknown Prediction confusing cut to force two cards, possibly by Ralph W. Hull (see Trost reference)Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 23
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Arthur Leroy Self Control any card is removed and put in pocket where it sticks out, any card named, card from pocket is named cardRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Ralph W. Hull Name O' Card any named card is found/spelled-to, full stack and multiple out Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 237
Ralph W. Hull The Joker Spelling Routine thirteen card packet, values are spelt out one by one, but when spectator tries it, he always gets the joker Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 59
Ralph W. Hull The Mirage Principle svengali pack with rough-smooth principle and cards are short and also narrow Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 253
Ralph W. Hull Mirage Deck deck changes in duplicates of selection, svengali/mirage deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 253
Ralph W. Hull The Eye Popper svengali/mirage deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 254
Ralph W. Hull Magnetic Mental Control odd-backed card placed in deck is found by spectator from faces, rough-smoothAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 287
Ralph W. Hull Three in One Card Trick card vanishes from packet and travels to named position into other packet, duplicate, saliva Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 294
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Ralph W. Hull The Tuned Deck six phases, two corner shortsRelated to Greater Magic 517
Ralph W. Hull The Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper construction of deck followed by four applicationsRelated to Greater Magic 531
Ralph W. Hull The Force with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck Greater Magic 531
Ralph W. Hull The Pop-Eyes Eye-Popper Trick with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck Greater Magic 532
Ralph W. Hull "Knock 'em Off with a Stick" two cards, with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck Greater Magic 532
Ralph W. Hull Skilled? Second Dealing with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck Greater Magic 533
Ralph W. Hull The Magnetic Mental Control using two decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deckAlso published here Greater Magic 533
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switchesRelated toVariations Greater Magic 327
Ralph W. Hull By Elimination OOSOOM forerunner, using a psychological fishing without asking questions Greater Magic 344
Ralph W. Hull Magic Number Revealment Row of Ten CardsAlso published here Greater Magic 154
Paul Fleming (reviewer) More Eye Openers by Ralph W. Hull The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume I 114
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Smart Magic by Nelson Hahne (written by Ralph W. Hull) The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume I 116
Frederick Braue The Secret Addition improvedInspired byRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 135
Cyril Marriott Affinities thought of card and unknown selection in envelope are predicted, with mental masterpiece card case and Pop-Eyed Popper cardsRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 107) 431
John Howie + or - ? using two four of a kinds, transformation kickerRelated to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 611
Bill Simon Sensitive Fingertips two cards are foundRelated to Controlled Miracles 13
Jochen Zmeck, Ralph W. Hull Schneller als das Auge ambitious phases with mirage deck, also as double ambitious phase Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 14
Ralph W. Hull Die magnetische Kartenkontrolle using two decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deckAlso published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 19
Ralph W. Hull Trigon II three cards are selected from a deck and put in three glasses, a spectator then takes three cards from another deck that are put with the first cards, when the pairs are turned over, they match, partial rough-smooth red-blue menetekelVariations Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 21
Arthur Rasper Das Farbkartenmedium five color cards are placed in stand or glasses, spectator gets another five cards and manages to place them to the matching cards, partial rough-smoothInspired by Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 27
David Berglas, Lewis Ganson, Ralph W. Hull The Master Move For 'The Homing Ball' moves for ball and cone The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 182
Edward Marlo Another Visit any named card on table, borrowed deck, seven methodsRelated to Hierophant (Issue 3) 153
Edward Marlo, Ralph W. Hull Fingertip Tear no duplicate Advanced Fingertip Control 108
Alan Keith Clean-Up card on table is any named cardRelated to Expert Card Chicanery 47
Edward Marlo A Logical Approach any named card on tableRelated to Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 241
Edward G. Brown The Spelling Trick Ace to Ten are spelled to, several times a Seven turns up instead of the card, last card turns into Seven again as a surprise after it was discardedRelated to The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 24
Edward G. Brown, Ralph W. Hull The Intelligence Quotient Test Improved several phases, first ace has to be guessed, the three cards are added with the same suit and suit has to be guessedInspired by
  • Ralph W. Hull's "Intelligence Quotient Test" in "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" 1945
The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 84
Ralph W. Hull, Jerry Mentzer Method of Marking Cards for Bicycle Rider BackInspired by New and Novel Knowledge 29
Edward Marlo A Sandwich Approach sandwiched card on table turns out to be later selection, seven methodsRelated toVariations Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 35
Ralph W. Hull Juggling Knives routine for color changing knives, marketed in 1940 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 949
Ralph W. Hull Ralph Hull's Method tilt precursorAlso published here
  • "Hull's Eye Popper", 1932
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1025
Paul Fleming (reviewer) The Testament of Ralph W. Hull by Ralph W. Hull (written by Trevor H. Hall) The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume III 1
Bob Hummer Face Up Prediction spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predictedVariationsAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 9
Ken Beale, Ralph W. Hull Positive & Negative Cards using two four of a kinds, transformation kickerRelated to Interlock 46
Thomas Alan Waters Clubble stopped at and thought of card are foundInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 197
Karl Fulves Yr Card Yr Wallet signed card to spectator's wallet, reverse Svengali deckRelated to Worknotes On Brainwave 111
Father Cyprian Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card signed card is torn into four pieces, flash restorationInspired by Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card 1
Ralph W. Hull Cosmic Ray Deck Svengali principle with triplets instead of pairs, center card of each three-card-group reversed, 1934 A History of the Brainwave Principle 56
Ralph W. Hull Magnetic Mental Control spectator names card he sees in deck, it is only odd-backed card, twenty-six pairs, 1934 A History of the Brainwave Principle 57
Ed Balducci, Frank Mireider The Auto Mazo Deck 1934, see also p. 63 for comment by Ralph W. Hull
#1 Thought of Card Reversed
#2 Alternate Reverse Trick
#3 Selected Card Found Reversed
#4 Selected Card Transferred from One Half of Pack to Another
#5 Three Card Monte
#6 The Vanishing Aces
Variations A History of the Brainwave Principle 58
Ralph W. Hull, Edward Marlo Hide-Out Move Variation card underneath fan of cards Marlo's Plus Package 2
Ralph W. Hull Pegasus Deck twenty-six pairs, 1935, see also p. 94 A History of the Brainwave Principle 62
Ralph W. Hull Three-In-One card travels from one packet to another, duplicate The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 21
John C. Wagner, Ralph W. Hull Whispering Wagner two thought of cards are found, inspired by a Hull effect from The Talisman The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 20
Edward Marlo Siamese Strangers - First Method (stranger card)
- Second Method (double facer)
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1964
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 106
Edward Marlo, Ralph W. Hull Marlo's Will-Of-The-Wisp card vanishes from its position, reappears at another chosen number (see Hull's More Eye Openers), two methods The Olram File (Issue 3) 13
Ralph W. Hull El Juego de los Tres Efectos translation by Ascanio
prediction of card, then card travels into other half of the deck
Also published here
  • Ralph Hull's "The Three In One Card Trick" in Trevor Hull's "Testament of R.W. Hull"
La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 5 61
Peter Duffie Palmed Addition Utility Sleight "PAUS", apparently deck is turned over, but in reality a palmed card is added on topRelated toVariations Applications 30
Nick Trost Double Discovery Spectator finds four Kings and four Aces (Principle originator unknown in, but possibly from "A Prediction", Ralph W. Hull, 1932)Inspired by
  • "Fair Cuts - Double Force" (Unknown, Rufus Steele's 52 Amazing Card Tricks, 1949)
  • Prediction (Unknown, 1937)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 77
Karl Fulves, Derek Lever, Ralph W. Hull, Nate Leipzig Dot Com... "Tricks and stunts with numbers"Variations The Fine Print (Issue 5) 123
Milton Kort Seven Come Eleven "Dot Com - Tricks and stunts with numbers"
solution to Hull problem "Make 11 out of four 7s"
Inspired byRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 6) 165
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cardsInspired by
  • "Still Simpler" (R. W. Hull, Sandu Writes Again, 1934, Paul Stadelman)
Card College — Volume 4 891
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Any Named Card card placed on table is any named card, mexican turnover application Card College — Volume 4 826
Ralph W. Hull Last Word Prediction number of face-up cards predictedInspired byAlso published here
  • "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" (Trevor Hall, 1945)
Off The Books (Issue 2) 8
Karl Fulves, Ralph W. Hull, Bob Hummer Eyeless Vision No. 59 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 134
Sam H. Sharpe The Three Of Clubs Related to Hofzinser's Card Tricks 56
Ralph W. Hull Front Tilt credit information, see also p. 432 Enchantments 430
Jack Parker, Tomas Blomberg Hard to Get Just Got Easy Magicians finds two selectionsInspired by 52 Memories 61
Jon Racherbaumer Guess What? with a physical and a mental selection, Solomon's Time Warp WalletInspired by Facsimile (Issue 6) 51
Unknown A.M. two spectators peek at a card, performer divines them, fair conditionsInspired byRelated to Michał Kociołek Live! 1