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Stanley Collins A New Ropes and Rings Experiment similar to Grandmother's Necklace, with jacket, ropes and rings
Related to Original Magical Creations 84
Stewart James The Simplicity Four Ace Trick
Also published here More "Eye-Openers" 6
Stewart James Miraskill
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 147
Stewart James The Candy King Miraskill with candies
Variations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 151
Stewart James Numismatigic coin divination behind back, magnetism
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
Stewart James Miraskill reprinted from Jinx
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 330
Stewart James Simplicity Four Ace Trick
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 355
Stewart James The Folk Test two names selected from list are predicted
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 236
Stewart James Queer Quest three cards found
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 331
Stewart James Deck Digit Dial and Devil different procedure
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 337
Stewart James The Four Aces a bit convoluted
VariationsAlso published here Greater Magic 355
Mahendra The Miracle Divination - The Problem of the Three Coins three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them
Variations Greater Magic 128
Stewart James Sefalaljia miniature spirit cabinet, ball moves, ring on tape, cigar lights itself, milk vanishes
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 471
Stewart James (reviewer) Modern Magic Programs No. 7 by Joseph DunningerRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 478
L. Vosburgh Lyons The Knickel of Kanadah coin divination, magnetism
Inspired by The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 72) 486
L. Vosburgh Lyons Fourth Dimensional Sewing
Inspired by The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 100) 611
Stewart James Pin Divination orientation of pin in closed container divined
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 498
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 1. number and color predicted in ball of wool
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 601
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 2. name of selected card appears on tissue paper (via Tarbell's "Phanteario")
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 602
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 765
Stewart James Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 766
Stewart James Sleightly Off threaded ping pong ball is removed underneath cloth
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 767
Stewart James, Theodore Annemann The Waiting Place for Unborn Thoughts spectator forms word with alphabet cards, performer knows it, three phases/methods
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 134) 767
L. Vosburgh Lyons The New Half and Half three dice and list of letter combinations, a coincidence/prediction happens
Inspired by The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 824
Stewart James Sefalaljia Jr. ring on string bit with safety pin from "Sefalaljia", under handkerchief
Inspired byAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 89
Stewart James Queer Quest three cards found
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 27
Gerber Thrice Right thought of number is counted from the deck and cross sum as well, another spectator does the same without looking at the card, prediction matches the card from first spectator and when the card by the second spectator is turned over ist is the same as well
Inspired by
  • a routine by Stewart James in "The Jinx"
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 157
Stewart James, Russell "Rusduck" Duck Variation on Rusduck's Stack It
Inspired by The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 270
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dunninger, Richard Himber, Zanzig, Newton Hall, Milton Kort, Stewart James
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 66) 271
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Stack It spectator stacks the hand while apparently losing the cards in the deck, as Rusduck
Related to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 226
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on "Le Magicien" Milbourne Christopher, Larry Arcuri, Mardo, Stewart James, Orson Welles, Loring Campbell
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 399
Stewart James Pockethereal two spectators remember card and position in twenty-card packet
Variations Show Stoppers with Cards 5
Charles Nagle, Stewart James Traveling Aces No. 4, Ace assembly (with a touch of Follow the Leader), effect and method identical to Simplicity Four Ace Trick by Stewart James
Also published here Scarne on Card Tricks 13
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Stewart James, Milton Kort Almost a Transposition transposition of dime and penny, as a kicker the dime transforms into two nickels
Related to Modern Coin Magic 127
Stewart James Sqeeze Play coin through hole in poker chip and ring, with handkerchief, shell
Modern Coin Magic 235
Stewart James Jimmy Valentine Picks a Lock two coins wrapped in handkerchief and the corner pulled through a padlock, one is named and that one is removed, nickel & penny set
Modern Coin Magic 236
Stewart James Money Paper paper disc penetrates a stack of four pennies and ends up inside a business card, nickel & penny set
Modern Coin Magic 237
Stewart James Almost a Transposition trasposition of dime and penny, as a kicker the dime transforms into two nickels, nickel & penny set, dime & penny set
Related to Modern Coin Magic 238
Stewart James Fourth Version The Changing Change coins with different values, covered with two bills, extra coin
Modern Coin Magic 199
Milton Kort, Stewart James Thieves and Sheep two extra coins
Modern Coin Magic 208
Edward Marlo, Stewart James Pockethereal Minus Pockets two cards thought of, they transpose from packet to packet, two methods
Inspired byVariations The Cardician 98
Dai Vernon The Vernon Poker Routine half deck set-up, see also p. 63
Inspired byAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 311) 45
Stewart James Vernon Variation
Inspired byVariations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 316) 67
Stewart James Touchosen red/blue doublebacker, see also p. 48
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 23
Stewart James The Nullificator based on Henry Christ Force, card cut and turned over behind back of performer
Related to The Nullificator 3
Stewart James Spelling Location two selection, one is found by spelling first card
The Nullificator 4
Stewart James Coincidence Upon Coincidence finding two cards with same value
The Nullificator 5
Stewart James The Ace Assembly finding four Aces, deck is cut somewhere and piles are dealt
The Nullificator 5
Stewart James Card and Number Prediction card and total of two cards are predicted
The Nullificator 5
Stewart James Nullificator Slate Mystery names of cut to cards are predicted on slate
The Nullificator 6
Bill Bowman Clipped clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link, see p. 56 for variation with three clips
Related toVariations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 38
Stewart James To Force Two Cards with Nullificator
The Nullificator 6
Stewart James The Square Deal Location card found at number, off-beat method
The Nullificator 7
Stewart James Miracle Location placing a short card next to selection with the Nullificator
The Nullificator 8
Stewart James, Harlan Tarbell Hindu Ring on the Rope beneth handkerchief
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 167
Stewart Judah, George Karger, Al O'Hagan, Jesse J. Langston Jr., G. E. Emme, Stewart James, Paul Curry, Ronald B. Edwards Clipped Again more ideas and tips for Bowman's Clipped
Inspired by The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 105
Stewart James The Corsican Silks clipped variation, handkerchiefs attached to paper clips
Inspired by The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 105
Cy Endfield The Famous Magazine Test Coin and Card Page Number Force, performed by Dr. Stanley Jaks
Variations Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 46
Stewart James Stewart James' Color Prediction Miraskill, three phases, magician predicts outcome each time
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 13
Bob Hummer Hummer's Three-object Divination Three objects switched around, spectator then thinks of one and switches the other two, magician can divine thought of object (Mathematical 3 card monte 1951)
Variations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 63
Eli Hackman, Stewart James Sure-Shot Dice Box Small box that allows dice in it to rattle but not turn over. Includes trick by Stewart James (sum prediction)
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 108
Stewart James Squaring the Square magic square with fractions, when cut part is the square of the total of the magic square
Magic Mine No. 1 5
Stewart James The Count of Monte Carlo total prediction, three digit numbers formed with poker chips
Magic Mine No. 1 7
Stewart James Double Ring Ceremony two rings on string in a box, forerunner of Dean Dill's "Dean's Box"
Related to Magic Mine No. 1 9
Stewart James Indian Giver one of four eggs vanish in a hat, shell
Magic Mine No. 1 11
Stewart James The Gofar Ball ball disappears from a tube, travels to under an inverted tumbler under a second tube
Also published here Magic Mine No. 1 13
Stewart James The Astral Dagger straw in tube, held with string is cut into two pieces
Magic Mine No. 1 15
Stewart James Let the Chips Fall different colored chips placed in three tumblers change places
Magic Mine No. 1 17
Stewart James Unwritten Predictions two predictions in card stand
Magic Mine No. 1 19
Stewart James Slatest symbol and color are selected, appear on slate, with cards and chips
Magic Mine No. 1 22
Stewart James Hotelepathy names written on cards are selected and appear on suitcase, two times and ends with a gag, uses Jack Hughes' Attaboy
Magic Mine No. 1 26
Dai Vernon The Vernon Poker Demonstration half deck set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 223
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Zens-Ational see No. 8 for credit information
Inspired byRelated to The Cardiste (Issue 2) 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Nudeck Speller any named card is spelled to, see credits in No. 8
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 2) 7
Charles Hudson Sorcerer's Seven performer talks about the number seven, spectator puts a card in the deck, cards next to it equals seven, variation where all four cards are stabbed into the deck (Rusduck), see credits in No. 8
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 3) 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Study in Stud system for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud deal
Related toVariations The Cardiste (Issue 4) 4
Stewart James Silversion signed coin to sealed bottle under handkerchief, sealed with cellophane on top
Magic Mine No. 1 1
Stewart James Cheerio Glass tumbler vanishes under napkin and appears back in a a hat
Magic Mine No. 1 3
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Las Vegas Deck ivory and air cushion finish deck in conjunction with Rusduck's four-Way Deal, see No. 8 for history of the principle
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 6) 2
William P. Miesel Another Impromptu Out of this World doing Miraskill for separating red and black cards
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 6) 7
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Re: Las Vegas Deck comments by Stewart James and Dai Vernon
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 8) 9
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Stewart James Research Division credits
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 8) 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Dealer's Choice on Lloyd Jones, Lewis Ganson, Vernon, Stewart James, Peter Warlock
The Cardiste (Issue 10) 1
U. F. Grant Lilly - Levi knife in paper cup, knife is held and cup remains suspended
Related to
  • Stewart James in Tops, April, 1940.
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 231
Don Tanner The Back Room on credits of the U.F Grant tricks in #351, Jay Marshall, Stewart James, Billy McComb, Don Lawton
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 352) 238
Stewart James, Don Nielson On Nielson's "Problem in Prophecy" three colored cigars/cigarettes, three bowls, one of each selected and predicted
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Don Nielsen Problem in Prophecy three different colored cups, and three different colored balls, matching, posed as problem, see p. 426 & 428 for comments and ideas
Inspired byRelated toVariations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 416
Peter Alexis Aces selection transforms into an Ace
Variations The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 417
Karl Fulves Fourtold Retold four selections predicted, four different suits
Inspired by
  • Stewart James "Fourtold" in "Tops" 1937 and "Ibidem" #23
Variations
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 417
Stewart James Etcetera
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Stewart James Smart Alexis three-of-a-kind removed, then choses a card face-down which matches
Inspired byRelated to
  • p. 77 for credit information
  • p. 88 for comment by George McLean
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 73
Lu Brent Smart Alexis II three-of-a-kind removed, then choses a card face-down which matches
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 88
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control
  • Part One: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (RBBR-RBBR-...)
  • Part Two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
  • Part Three: number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 111
Francis Haxton Gambler's Last Chance performer holds four cards, spectator choses any card face-down, it completes Royal Flush
Inspired byAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 113
Dai Vernon Pure Mathematics two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 99
Stewart James, Charles Nyquist, Hans E. Trixer Ring on Cord ring on rope under handkerchief
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 323
Stewart James, Gene Gray A Match for Gravity watch and match tied to thread, over stick, see p. 337 for reference
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 330
Brian Jordan 8 - 25 packets removed and counted down in some piles, two mates appear, see also p. 348
Related to
  • "Isochronism" (Stewart James, Linking Ring, Oct. 1952)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 315
Harry Lorayne, Stewart James Further Than Further Than That production of selection, tens and royal flush
Reputation-Makers 37
J. W. Sarles Further Than That credit information (Larsen & Wright's "Bonus Card Trick"), production of selection, Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout
Inspired byVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 467
Stewart James Psycho-Dyne dark room, card travels to chosen location
The Living End 26
Glenn G. Gravatt Color Ring Transposition inspired by Stewart James' Sefalaljia
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 181
Jack Vosburgh The Awful Truth
Variations The Living End 139
Nick Trost Jumbo Two Way Split matching routine with cut-in-half jumbo cards, based on Stewart James' "Split Second" (Tops)
Card Cavalcade 57
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Ice Dice chosen values lie at chosen numbers, imaginary dice
Related toVariationsAlso published here Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 7
Harlan Tarbell, Stewart James, Phil Willmarth Sefalalja Revisited
The Ring & Rope Book — Volume One 23
Phil Willmarth Chapter One: Simple Penetrations ring and rope moves without knots, short history, Liko Pang, Fitch Cheney, Jack Chanin & Stewart James
The Ring & Rope Book - Volume One 2
Stewart James Unique Slate Test
Also published here
  • in "The Sphinx" Vol.29 #1, 1930
Master Slate Secrets — Part I 18
Jon Racherbaumer, Stewart James Taking Further Than That Too Far production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Related to Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 25
Stewart James Introduction - Pick Rick Capers
Practical Impossibilities v
Martin Gardner, Stewart James Fibonacci Fantasy using Stewart James' AAG Principle
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 88
Karl Fulves Intro credit information on Stewart James' "51 Faces North"
51 Faces North 1
Bob Ostin Relativity spectator divides his packet in red and black and in suits, performer locates selection
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "The Problem of the Missing Clue" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 58, Nr. 10. 1978, P. 85.
The Talon (Issue 5) 58
David Britland Christmas Cord penetration with pair of scissors, under handkerchief
Inspired byRelated to Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 140
Gene "Phantini" Grant Two Heads Better two packets of cards, one with word beginnings and one of word endings, two are chosen and they form a word
Inspired by Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 52
Al Mann One Thousand Skulls seeing through the wall theme, spectator in other room draws two miniature skulls from a bag, the skulls are either red or white, four phases
Related to Through a Wall, Mistily! 6
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Ice Dice chosen values lie at chosen numbers, imaginary dice
Related toAlso published here shuffled lecture 6
Stewart James Cuemulat4e three cards chosen from 12-card packet with dealing procedure
Inspired by Thunday 7
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Sefalajia Number Two by Stewart James Epoptica (Issue 2) 69
Stewart James Balldown big ball is in tube, small ball is dropped in and penetrates big ball and falls out on bottom
Arcane (Issue 10) 119
Al Smith (reviewer) Sefalaljia by Stewart James Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1105
Stewart James Clock Wise new procedure with presentations and variations
Arcane (Issue 10) 121
Stewart James Reverse Forward Faro handling of the reverse faro
Arcane (Issue 10) 122
Stewart James Mar-Gana word is predicted, using anagrams
Arcane (Issue 10) 124
Stewart James The Dilly-Dally Principle number force with playing cards
Arcane (Issue 10) 124
Stewart James Polychromatic Wheel strange force involving a wheel layout on the table
Arcane (Issue 10) 125
Stewart James Phone-A-Tell using a forced card to get to predicted phone number
Arcane (Issue 10) 126
Stewart James Kardtu using the "52 on One Card" gag
Arcane (Issue 10) 126
Stewart James Simian Simile three-phase routine with two brass nuts and a string, several penetrations, using gaffed Brema Nut
Arcane (Issue 10) 127
Stewart James Domore Discovery counting procedure in Si Stebbins stack produced coincidence/prediction
Arcane (Issue 10) 128
Stewart James Half Open Omen number prediction with cards using cyclical stack (Si Stebbins, Eight Kings), featuring comedy patter "Heinz Across the Sea"
Arcane (Issue 10) 129
Stewart James Bermuda Triangles coincidences with triangle layout...
Arcane (Issue 10) 129
Stewart James Half-A-Dozen Ways to Turn off-beat presentation, ace of spades appears and transforms
Arcane (Issue 10) 130
Stewart James Golf Poker dealing story routine with jumbo cards
Arcane (Issue 10) 131
Edward Marlo Barroom Poker strange Follow the Leader Variation with aces, five phases
Inspired by Marlo without Tears 50
Stewart James Anagram Matrix six cards with word lists of six words, spectator names position and remembers a word on any card, divined
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Anagramatic Facsimile" (Stewart James, Tops, March 1953)
Astrology — The Hidden Force 10
Sam Schwartz Interlocking Anagrams same trick without knowing position
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Word-A-Matic" (Sam Schwartz, 1963, Linking Ring)
Astrology — The Hidden Force 11
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Reduz card and number predicted, elaboration on Stewart James' "Heduz" (Case For Cards)
Thequal 8
Stewart James Futuristic Art prediction of two selected sign, with a stand, carbon paper
Magic from the Parade #1 19
Stewart James, Howard Lyons An Obvious Card thought of card to wallet, twice, Bombshell wallet
Variations Epoptica (Issue 5) 277
Stewart James The Gnikool Device a duplicate of a thought of card is added to a deck
Epoptica (Issue 5) 277
Stewart James Doublethink spelling trick with story line, works with Si Stebbins
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 282
Michael Close, Stewart James Derby Downs "Waltz Time Stewart James - Three Variations by Michael Close", two selections found by 10D, using automatic placement variation, faro shuffle, based on "Place and Show" from New Tops
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 283
Michael Close, Stewart James Prose Duplex based on "Inverse Duplex" from New Tops, strange prediction effect involving numbers, automatic placement for two selections
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 285
Michael Close, Stewart James Coda Chrome based on "Chronothot" from New Tops, prediction from odd-backed deck is put on table and matched named card, gaffed decks and double backer
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 286
Joseph K. Schmidt, Karl Fulves Miraskil No. 5
Inspired byRelated to More Self-Working Card Tricks 7
Stewart James A Class By Itself off-beat prediction by lexicon deck, which was also used to determin page number
Related toAlso published here Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 330
Norman Houghton Phase Zwei ring is thrown on rope, move
Also published here
  • Stewart James' "Abbott's Encyclopedia of Rope Tricks - Vol. 3" P. 207. 1980.
Close-Up Ring-Seil-Routine 5
Karrell Fox The Pretend Prediction imaginary or clear dice rolled, total predicted
Inspired by For My Next Trick... 57
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Custom-Made Cabinet for Stewart James's Sefalaljia Number Two by Jeff Busby (written by Stewart James) Epoptica (Issue 8) 453
Randy Wakeman Covered Half Pass used as force here (Stewart James' "Nullifactor")
Special Effects 4
Stewart James 3 Little Words
  • Two Pile Lie Speller: The Roots
  • Two Pile Lie Speller: The Trick
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 32) 1379
Karl Fulves Last Lines joke from Stewart James about Ralph Read and Rufus Steele
Interlocutor (Issue 49) 216
Stephen Tucker Class Reunion
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1995
Allan Slaight Stranger Than That #1: 2 card location with spelling
#2: 2 card location with down-under deal
Inspired by
  • "Letter From A Stranger" (Stewart James)
Related to
  • "Easy As ABC" (The Magic Book, 1977)
Prototype 37
Bob Hummer, Stewart James, Mel Stover, Karl Fulves Immovable Object No. 78, six numbered glasses, coin moved from glass to glass
Self-Working Coin Magic 107
Allan Slaight Pokericulead-in nice set-up by Stewart James, ?
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 5) 1785
Stewart James Constant Stack Principle
Thavant 3
Philip T. Goldstein Soloflex selected information on word cards divined, inspired by T. A. Waters's "Adamsmyth" (Octasm)
Related to Thavant 33
John Riggs Card Force in Leftovers
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 678
Karl Fulves Change X Change two chosen numbers via dice are counted down and a value of the other number is found in each case, selection found as well
Inspired byRelated to Deceptive Practices 3
Michael DeMarco Give Piece a Chance five envelopes with cut up paper puzzle, four are complete, spectator finds envelope where one piece is missing
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "Shape of Things to Come"
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 4) 9
Edward Marlo, Stewart James Nullifactoring three cards, additional ideas for Stewart James' "Nullifactor", two methods
The Olram File (Issue 12) 1
Stewart James Nullifactor Move
The Olram File (Issue 12) 1
Bert Fenn Pockethereal, Minus Pockets notes
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 12) 2
Jon Racherbaumer Clarified Packethereal two cards transpose from pocket to pocket, duplicate
Inspired by The Olram File (Issue 12) 3
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 23
Karl Fulves Second Approach Miraskill-type effect, but repeat has different outcome with same make-up of cards
Inspired byRelated to Deceptive Practices 51
Steve Beam Leftovers on Alan Slaight, Jay Marshall, Stewart James, Stephen Minch, Abe Carnow
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 800
Karl Fulves Typecast word list printed from automatic typewriter with memory, chosen word predicted
Related to Typecast 93
Thomas Alan Waters Heartbreaker name prediction, cards with half hearts and half names are selected and a name is build, first published in "Genii" Vol. 54, No. 5, 1991
Inspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Magazine Miscellanea) 465
Karl Fulves Interim Report on Slydini, John Scarne, Dai Vernon, Joseph Dunninger, Stewart James
Rigmarole (Issue 2) 23
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Stewart James in Print: The First Fifty Years by Stewart James Rigmarole (Issue 2) 23
Peter Duffie, Stewart James Nullifactor Variation deck moved to table and spread, deck turned over under top card
Applications 34
Stewart James LII-Kelihood spectator and performer think of the same card, coincidence effect turns out to be a prediction
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 56
Michael Close, Stewart James Coda Chrome rough smooth
Workers Number 4 3
Philip T. Goldstein, Stewart James Shufflegram inspired by Stewart James "Webster Had A Word For It" (Linking Ring)
  • First Avenue
  • Second Avenue
Thabbatical 38
Karl Fulves Interim Report on Joseph Dunninger's act, mindreading acts
Related to Rigmarole (Issue 6) 70
Mel Bennett Card 37 number force for 37 with calculator
Inspired by
  • "Letter for a Stranger" (Stewart James)
Rigmarole (Issue 8) 88
Mel Bennett Junk Bonds forcing one pile out of a few, for Ace assembly, using spelling
Inspired by
  • "So Nero" (Stewart James, Ibidem #5)
  • "Charm Bracelet" (Allan Slaight, New Pentagram, Oct. 1987)
Rigmarole (Issue 9) 100
Paul Swinford Even Further
Inspired by Rigmarole (Issue 10) 112
Karl Fulves You, Babe after counting procedure with birthday a card with value Nine is selected, ninth item on a list matches spectator in humorous way
Related to Crooked Tales 5
Alex Elmsley Paraspell two cards, faro-version of Stewart James' "Evolution of a Dream"
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 353
Jon Racherbaumer Bombshell Twins free selection travels into Bendix Bombshell wallet twice
Inspired by Facsimile (Issue 2) 15
Stewart James The Gnikool Device a duplicate of freely chosen card is added to a deck via deck switch before replacement
Facsimile (Issue 2) 16
Stewart James One-Deck Wonder two cards to predict card in value and suit, 9 force
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 130
Peter Duffie Pokericulous
Inspired by
  • "Pokericulum" (Stewart James)
Related to
  • "An Honest Cheat" (Karl Fulves, Swindle Sheet)
Duffie's Card Compulsions 100
Mel Bennett Half Now calculation, then psalm in bible found according to number, prediction from only vertical lines is complete to the word
Inspired by
  • "The Count of Monte Carlo" (Stewart James in Print, p. 716)
Underworld (Issue 1) 12
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Go to Jail No. 11, two cards, one found by detective card, the other travels between two detective cards into case
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 18
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Beat the Cheat No. 26, stacking apparently explained but Aces end up in another hand
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 48
Peter Duffie The Nulling Factor clean up for reversed deck under top card
Inspired by
  • "Nullifactor" (Stewart James, 1951)
Duffie's Card Compulsions 250
Bob King Cards to Pocket Plus Ace through Nine from hand one by one into trouser pocket, then displayed in glass, double facer, transposition with Joker as finale, last card solution inspired by Stewart James
Cards to Pocket Plus 4
Peter Duffie Medvegia some dealing and coin placements
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Figgarow" (Stewart James, The First Fifty Years)
Method in Effect 16
Karl Fulves The Conditions detailed commentary on Stewart James's conditions
13 Prophets 3
Stewart James 51 Face North Conditions reprinted from "Stewart James in Print"
13 Prophets 3
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Novelty Spelling Mystery "A Larsen & Wright Gold Seal Mystery"
Further Than That precursor, 1940
Related toAlso published here
  • Page Wright's Manuscript, 1991, p. 223
  • Genii Bonus Number One, Genii, April 1940
Underworld (Issue 4) 45
Karl Fulves Introduction on Liberace, David Blaine, Stewart James's passing
The Fine Print (Issue 5) 94
Stewart James Miraskill
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 26
Nick Trost, U. F. Grant Jumbo Two-Way Split Stewart James's trick with jumbo cards. Prediction idea by U. F. Grant
Inspired by
  • "Split Second" (Stewart James, The New Tops, December 1962)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 206
John Scarne, Stewart James, J. W. Sarles All Star Aces after some dealing and counting the four Aces are found
Related toVariations Underworld (Issue 8) 106
Karl Fulves Would I Lie To You? three piles, performer selects card from center pile and makes statements, spectator take cards from lie or truth pile, values added, selection arrived at
Related to Underworld (Issue 9) 126
Karl Fulves Informant further comments and credit information on the referenced items
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 8) 226
Jack Avis Tupax Into One involving piles made and dealt through in unison
Inspired by
  • "Tupax" (Stewart James, Top, Nov. 1940)
Related to
Vis à Vis 104
Mel Bennett Y2K Blackjack four years added, four piles dealt according to sum, they make out two blackjack hands
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 9) 277
Karl Fulves Introduction on Erdnase on Wall Street Journal cover, illustrations in Erdnase's book & authorship, J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter, Neale's Life, Death and Other Card Tricks, Gospel Magic, Houdini, Video Trix, Hayward Cirker, Stewart James, The James File & Allan Slaight, Mary Maskelyne's passing
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 80
Stewart James, Steve Beam Applause Card two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers, at total is a card with a message
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "Were You Fooled?" in "Stewart James in Print - The First Fifty Years"
Related to
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 152
Michael DeMarco A Number of Ladies production of four Queens by counting to a named number four times in a row
Inspired by
  • "Transient Aces" (Stewart James, New Tops, Sept. 1966)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 2) 32
Mel Bennett, Stewart James The Blackjack Player No. 75, four years added and piles dealt according to sum, two blackjack hands on top
Related to New Self-Working Card Tricks 114
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Voodoo Clue No. 29, card chosen by dealing two piles from seventeen-card packet and moving cards from top to bottom according to an Eight and Nine removed by performer, card arrived at predicted
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 62
Stewart James Strange Voyage No. 91, seven cards in a row, one is an Ace, spectator moves it to instructions and eliminates cards, Ace remains
New Self-Working Card Tricks 137
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Most Wanted List No. 4, list with twelve descriptions, one kind and all others ugly, value chosen with two numbers and description at that position is the kind one, small packet counting force
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 8
Peter Duffie Combination Luck card and its position remembered, spectator deals down three times, using the stopped-at values and his position, selection appears on third attempt
Inspired by
  • Stewart James effect
Cards By All Means 11
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"
Related toVariations Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 345
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Lies, All Lies No. 9, dollar bill in deck as crimp replacement, weird lie presentation to find location
New Self-Working Card Tricks 15
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Die Version No. 37, two numbers chosen with die, their values lie at their opposite positions, selection at sum
Related to New Self-Working Card Tricks 54
Gordon Bean, Jerry K. Hartman Room 51 commentary
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 2) 18
Jerry K. Hartman Northern Light impossible location followed by 51 Faces North
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 3) 15
Allan Slaight 51 Paces North
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 4) 17
Allan Slaight Rage with an 'N' slip of paper with words THENTEAR is used to predict TEN HEART and THREATEN, card trick and book test together
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 110
Steve Beam Imaginary Vanish mathematical problem, dividing money
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "One-Cent Tale" in "The James File" p. 1931.
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 111
Steve Beam Alpha Bet analysis of Stewart James' one-card handling of the Gilbreath principle
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 113
William Goodwin A Royal Parcel
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 118
Karl Fulves An Opening two card Open Prediction type trick, card where spectator stops determined by numbers
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 254
Scott Robinson Repackaged Prediction several cards are chosen, values added, sum prediction
Inspired byVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 119
Stewart James Fourth Incantation
Related toVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 121
Steve Beam Doing Your Nails with half the deck, nine force
Related to
  • Tony Koynini's "Any Number" in "Card Miracles"
  • Stewart James' "The Card is Up" in "The James File"
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 26
Steve Beam The Nobs Prediction no gag, no can be unfold and forms name of selection
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "The 'It' Girl" in "The James File"
Variations
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 32
Stewart James 51 Faces North
  • The History
  • The Discovery
  • The Secret
  • Conclusion
Related toVariations Penumbra (Issue 1) 2
Jay Sankey, Stewart James Mental Breakdown Spectator thinks of a card from a fan of six random cards, magician divines it (Princess Card Trick type of ending)
Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 58
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson A Slight Slant on Slaight two dice, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Inspired by
  • "Nice Dice" (Allan Slaight, Precursor #72, 1999)
Related toVariations
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 66
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson 26 Faces North known black card put in red half, spectator stops somewhere in red half (Biddle Force), at the odd-backed card
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 3
Robin Robertson, Stewart James Cut Force CF
face-up deck cut and cut-off packet placed face-down on table, rest on top, inverted Henry Christ Force, credit information
  • The Force
  • Delayed Action
Also published here
  • "Handle with Care" (Robin Robertson, 1964)
  • letter from 1957 published in "The James File, Vol. 1" (2000, see trick "Jogestja")
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 17
Stewart James Miraskill
Penumbra (Issue 7) 4
Cushing Strout The Gypsy Foretells Further Than Farther with credit information
Inspired byRelated toVariations Penumbra (Issue 7) 7
Stewart James Miraskill
Penumbra (Issue 8) 6
Steve Beam Fifth Incantation cards with other cards written on the back, single card prediction
Related toVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 52
Chris Hannibal Lethal Weapon humorous prediction, No-Gag, no can be unfolded and forms name of famous person
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 215
Cushing Strout, Stewart James Invisible Setups Idea to combine spelling with ladder stacks to find card
On the Other Side of the Mirror 13
Karl Fulves, Stewart James Stax Fax stacks that force numbers, see also p. 68
Clockwork 45
Steve Beam The Spoiler selection in the deck, several hands dealt, selection will complete good hand
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 127
Allan Slaight Perfected Strangers mathematical monte, with Jacks and a Joker, eliminated cards can always be named
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • "Perfected Stranger" in "The New Pentagram" Vol. 18, #7. 1986
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 65
Steve Beam Leslie's Gift cards with other cards written on the back, single card prediction, marks vanish as climax
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 24
Jim Steinmeyer, Stewart James Coins in a Strange Land mathematical spelling trick with row of four coins, based on Stewart James "Stranger in a Strange Land"
Further Impuzzibilities 8
Jim Steinmeyer, Stewart James Five Cards on the March mathematical spelling trick with row of five coins, based on Stewart James "Stranger in a Strange Land"
Variations Further Impuzzibilities 10
Stewart James Double Boomerang Two cards chosen, one is divined by magician, one is found in a sealed envelope. Cards are chosen via mathematical procedure
Related to
  • New Tops, Dec 1964
The Essential Stewart James 150
Stewart James Incantations 20 card force, different ways of presenting it
Related toAlso published here
  • Handwritten notes, 1964
The Essential Stewart James 153
Stewart James Oraclew Magician divines a thought of number, predicts the card at the position of the number, and spells spectator's name to locate another selected card
Also published here
  • New Tops, Jan 1967
The Essential Stewart James 156
Stewart James Dollars and (6th) Sense Three coins are pocketed by three spectators, performer divines them (uses bills instead of coins)
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Oct 1971
The Essential Stewart James 159
Stewart James, Allan Slaight Parent-Thesis An article about Stewart's experience of child abuse, sad childhood, and horrible family
The Essential Stewart James 162
Stewart James The Secret Partner Poker routine, with a story
Also published here
  • Typewritten instructions, Feb 14 1979
The Essential Stewart James 167
Stewart James TRY aNother FIELD Magician predicts a number, a card, and a picture from a picture deck
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Letter to Allan Slaught, Dec 1979
The Essential Stewart James 171
Stewart James Ontene Prediction Sixteen cards dealt into four by four square, magician predicts the sum of any chosen row or column
Also published here
  • Handwritten notes, June 1983
The Essential Stewart James 175
Stewart James The Dream Goes On Two spectators each name a card freely, cards are found by counting and spelling in two different decks, includes version for a larger setting
Also published here
  • Letter to Howard Lyons, March 15 1984
The Essential Stewart James 180
Stewart James A Class By Itself Off-beat prediction by lexicon deck, which was also used to determine page number
Also published here The Essential Stewart James 184
Stewart James Anger With a 'D' Slip of paper with words THENTEAR is used to predict TEN HEART and THREATEN, card trick and book test together
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Letter to Allan Slaight, Dec 12 1984
The Essential Stewart James 186
Stewart James Package Deal Card is inserted into a packet of nineteen cards at random spot by spectator, will form four hands of poker for four straights
Variations The Essential Stewart James 189
Stewart James, Allan Slaight While At The Talking Table Stewart James talking about his imaginary friends that help him create tricks
The Essential Stewart James 192
Bob King Miniskill three-phase routine for Stewart James' "Miraskill"
Best of Friends — Volume III 57
Richard Vollmer, Stewart James Vida Pack, Plus twelve card set-up, based on Stewart James' "Vida Pack"
Best of Friends — Volume III 373
Allan Slaight Stewart James: An Appreciation
The Essential Stewart James xi
Stewart James The Boy's World Stewart describing how he started in magic and how he started creating magic
The Essential Stewart James 1
Stewart James A Match for Gravity Bar bet, looping pendulum, heavy expensive object tied on a string is dropped, but the string loops around a pencil just before object fall on floor
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, Sep 1926
The Essential Stewart James 5
Stewart James Murder by Suggestion Using sum of two cards to determine a number, which corresponds to a list of body parts where a victim is to be stabbed, magician predicts the body part correctly
Also published here
  • Typewritten instructions, 1928
The Essential Stewart James 8
Stewart James Spell of Mystery Spectator cuts the deck anywhere, top two cards are used to form a card (value and suit). Magician then spells to find the card
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, June 1929
The Essential Stewart James 11
Stewart James Balldown Small metal ball penetrates through larger wooden ball held snugly inside a tube
Also published here
  • Handwritten notes, November 10 1929
The Essential Stewart James 13
Stewart James Freedom of the Sieze Magician divines card that was placed face to face with another card in the middle of the deck, deck held behind the back the whole time
Also published here
  • marketed by Abbott's 1937
The Essential Stewart James 16
Stewart James Simplicity Four Ace Trick Standard Ace Assembly effect, no sleights
Also published here The Essential Stewart James 19
Stewart James Miraskill Magician can predict number of red and black cards in two piles
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, July 1935
The Essential Stewart James 22
Stewart James Face-Up Prediction Similar to The Trick That Cannot Be Explained
The Essential Stewart James 24
Stewart James The Book Of The Dead Two spectators select a page each from a loose-leaf book, magician makes the two pages transpose
Also published here
  • marketed by Abbott's, 1939
The Essential Stewart James 28
Stewart James Sefalaljia One-man miniature spirit cabinet

Phase one: ball and glass placed in cabinet. When cabinet opened, ball is magically inside the glass now
Phase two: Handkerchief tossed inside the cabinet knots itself
Phase three: Finger ring of spectator magically threads onto a piece of rope that has both ends outside of the cabinet
Phase four: cigar placed inside the cabinet lights up and smokes itself
Phase five: Bottle of milk placed inside cabinet, liquid slowly disappears
Related toAlso published here The Essential Stewart James 31
Stewart James Sefalaljia Jr. Just the ring and string portion of Sefalaljia, but done under a handkerchief
Related toAlso published here The Essential Stewart James 36
Stewart James, Allan Slaight The Man in Aberystwyth
The Essential Stewart James 38
Stewart James The Love-Sick Tennis Ball Tennis ball inside a box rolls out by itself, apparently on command
Also published here
  • Tops, Dec 1940
The Essential Stewart James 40
Stewart James Remembering the Future First spectator chooses a card, second spectator cuts the deck and adds some numbers until single digit is arrived at, which matches the value of the first selection
Also published here
  • marketed by SJ, 1941-42 and 1947
The Essential Stewart James 43
Stewart James Further Than That production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Also published here The Essential Stewart James 47
Stewart James Half and Half Word randomly formed by combining two lists of letters, magician predicts the word correctly
Also published here The Essential Stewart James 50
Stewart James The Robot Deck Stack that allows you to do seven routines in a row

Mental Spell, Straight Poker, Stud Poker, Blackjack, Bridge, Scrambled Spelling Bee, Prophetic Card Discovery
The Essential Stewart James 53
Stewart James Silkscreen (1991) Handkerchief levitates with a folded screen as a backdrop
The Essential Stewart James 59
Stewart James Vocalculate Lie detector plot, three people select a card each, magician divines each card by detecting lies
Inspired byAlso published here
  • handwritten notes, 1945
The Essential Stewart James 62
Stewart James The Prophet's Choice Card at a number predicted by magician, two decks used, two cards
Also published here
  • Typewritten instructions, Oct 6, 1946
The Essential Stewart James 64
Stewart James Go Go Vanisher Handkerchief used to vanish small objects
Also published here
  • marketed by Harold Sterling, 1947
The Essential Stewart James 67
Stewart James The Clincher Spelling to thought of cards with a poker theme
Also published here
  • typewritten instructions, Aug 1947
The Essential Stewart James 71
Stewart James, Allan Slaight The Other Place Stewart's ideas on the creative process
The Essential Stewart James 74
Stewart James First Class Passage A ring is threaded onto a rope, in between two rings that are knotted onto the rope
Related toAlso published here
  • Marketed by Sterling, 1947
The Essential Stewart James 78
Stewart James Jamesway Poker Deal Deal a winning hand after shuffling a packet of cards any number of times, includes a version for a Five Aces deal
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 81
Stewart James Ten Nights In A Cardroom Multiple phase routine with ten tricks

1. Shuffled deck, you deal and win a game of draw poker
2. Four spectators name a number each, the cards at those positions have the same value
3. You are able to name every card in a hand of poker as it is being dealt
4. Card to pocket, card is lost in the deck by spectator, then card appears in your previously empty pocket. Effect is repeated.
5. Challenge card location
6. Prediction trick
7. You deal yourself good cards for poker
8. You can predict what cards you will receive for poker
9. Blackjack deal, spectator can name any number of hands and you will always win with a blackjack
10. Shuffled deck, you blindfold yourself, you deal for poker and win once again
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 84
Stewart James Pokericulum Poker routine, spectators are allowed to switch hands with you before you deal the final card to everyone, but you still win
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 93
Stewart James So-Fair Poker Deal Multi phase poker deal, you always get a winning hand despite spectator getting to choose which card is dealt to you
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 96
Stewart James Gobak Card Mystery Selected card vanishes from packet, then returns and located by spectator spelling name
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 98
Stewart James The Purloined Letters A poem that predicts a selected card, has three different outs to predict three different cards
Also published here
  • Marketed by SJ, 1948
The Essential Stewart James 102
Stewart James Pocket of Persistence Deck is placed in pocket unseen, magician can be blindfolded, but is able to extract winning poker hands, and even the mate to a previously selected card
Also published here
  • Typewritten instructions, Apr 1949 and Aug 1958
The Essential Stewart James 105
Stewart James Essay by SJ Essay on creativity
The Essential Stewart James 108
Stewart James Ring Leader Two rings on a magic wand, covered by handkerchief. One of the rings is made to penetrate off the wand
Also published here
  • Handwritten notes, 1950
The Essential Stewart James 111
Stewart James Falling Card Five cards are clipped onto bulldog clips and threaded on a rope, when pulled taut, the selected card falls off the clip while the other four remain clipped
Also published here
  • Letter to Francis Haxton, Sep 1951
The Essential Stewart James 114
Stewart James Micawber Card is freely named, deck is removed from box and to show one card is reversed in the deck. This reversed card is used to locate the named card.
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Oct 1952
The Essential Stewart James 116
Stewart James Baker's Dozen System Stack that forces the number thirteen, no matter where the audience stops dealing
Also published here
  • Handwritten notes, 1953
The Essential Stewart James 119
Stewart James The Doozer Cards chosen by spectator and performer magically reverses in the deck. Freely named card then appears to be the only card with a different back
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Oct 1953
The Essential Stewart James 121
Stewart James Matchimera
Also published here
  • First Call To Cards, 1954
The Essential Stewart James 125
Stewart James Lejun Prediction placed in clear tumbler, in full view. Card is chosen fairly and found to match prediction
Also published here
  • Linking Ring, Aug 1954
The Essential Stewart James 127
Stewart James The Gofar Ball Ball disappears from a tube, travels to under an inverted tumbler under a second tube
Also published here The Essential Stewart James 131