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Rufus Steele A Flower For You three signed cards reappear at end of ribbon tied to flower Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 69
Rufus Steele The Gambler's Rehearsal elaborated routine with full deck set upRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 90
Jay Marshall Back Talk on Conjuror's Magic Monthly and the death of Rufus Steele, Nat Kane and John McManus The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 330) 131
Al Leech Case Card cards are cased with a block sticking out, all cards slide down except selection in spectator's handInspired by
  • "The Descending Cards" (Al Leech, The Last Word on Cards, Rufus Steele, 1952)
VariationsAlso published here
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 335) 148
Dr. Taub Three Jacks Revamped see p. 200 for further creditsInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 179
John Braun, Rufus Steele 3 Jacks Revamped duplicate jack, with credit information, see p. 200 for further creditsInspired by
  • "Jack-Jack-Jack" (Rufus Steele, Card Tricks You Will Do, 1928)
Related to
  • p. 172 for Lin Searles suggestion
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 157
John Hamilton Hidden Symmetry producing thirteen cards in order with down-under deal, shuffle sequence to get into the required orderInspired by
  • "Try It Yourself" (52 Amazing Card Tricks, Rufus Steele)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 333
Dai Vernon The Loving Couple King and Queen transpose in the deck, see also p. 486Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 484
Rufus Steele, Karl Fulves Pocket Prediction No. 38, two cards chosen, one used to count down to the other, they are matesRelated to Self-Working Card Tricks 58
Al Smith (reviewer) The Last Word on Cards by Rufus Steele Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10) 1121
Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Rufus Steele The Murdock Stack in multiple deals, progressively better hands are dealt, see credit correction in issue 2, p. 3, see also The CardisteRelated to West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 25
Larry Jennings Prefiguration impromptuRelated to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 156
Karl Fulves Last Lines joke from Stewart James about Ralph Read and Rufus Steele Interlocutor (Issue 49) 216
Steve Beam Location, Location, Location three spectators cut some cards and chose a card, amount and selections are predicted and located, 9-forceInspired by
  • Van Osdol's "Number Trick" in Rufus Steele's "50 Tricks You Can Do"
Variations
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 172
Bob Lotz Reverse Colors No. 51Related to
  • Rufus Steele's The Last Word on Cards
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 102
Nick Trost The Observation Test Related to
  • "Red and Blue (Improved)" (Bob Lotz, in Rufus Steele's The Last Word on Cards, 1952)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 17
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
Nick Trost This Is Your Card - With a Punch Spelling location with five cards, produce four AcesInspired by
  • "This Is Your Card" (George Coon, Rufus Steele's 50 Tricks, 1946)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 154
Karl Fulves Introduction Siegfried & Roy accident, David Blaine's glass cage stunt, Bill Bennett, World Series of Poker, stage illusions, Charles Dickens Christmas story, Rufus Steele, Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 334
Harry Riser The Descending Card Revisited cards are cased with a block sticking out, all cards slide down except selection in spectator's handInspired by
  • "The Descending Cards" (Al Leech, The Last Word on Cards, Rufus Steele, 1952)
Also published here
  • MUM, Dec. 1985
Secrets of an Escamoteur 55