1985-1997
Written by Frederick Braue, Jeff Busby
Work of Frederick Braue
240 pages (Spiralbound), published by Jeff Busby Magic, Inc.
Illustrated with drawings
Language: English
517 entries
This publication has been reviewed by
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page AA Categories
Jeff Busby Introduction - The Fred Braue Notebooks on Braue and his published work
1 1985
Frederick Braue Mental Telepathy Stack four spectators think of a card from a group, they're spelled out, progressive spellers (1935)
1 1985 1
Frederick Braue Item spelling almost any card with eleven letters
1 1985 1
Unknown Impossible Coincidence card chosen, then divined on paper as well as its position (1935)
Related to 1 1985 1
Frederick Braue FB Version of Charlier Pass two covers for Charlier pass (1935)
Related to 1 1985 2
Unknown Card Location odd-even divided deck
1 1985 2
Frederick Braue FB Card Palm and Pass Rear Palm, palm off from center, replacement after tabled riffle shuffle (1935)
1 1985 2
Unknown Card Detective reversed card's value used to count down to selection
1 1985 4
Unknown The Ribboned Card ribbon put around indifferent card in middle, when pulled out it changed into selection, gaff with ribbon on it
1 1985 4
Frederick Braue FB Change card placed aside at beginning is later selection
1 1985 4
Frederick Braue The Tunnel deck in Charlie cut position with two packets, card slid through the opening reverses
1 1985 5
Unknown To Set Chosen Card controlling a card to a certain number from top
1 1985 5
Unknown Use for Short Card count-down placement, spectator shuffles
1 1985 5
Unknown Thought-Card Gimmick card thought of and written down by spectator, divined
1 1985 5
Unknown Clairvoyance with Cards card in fan is touched by spectator, performer instantly names card, lower index bent and glimpsed from behind fan
1 1985 6
Unknown Card at Given Number slap trick
Related to 1 1985 6
John Northern Hilliard Stop Card Trick "Triple Mystery", card side-stolen to top
Related to 1 1985 6
Unknown Stop Card Trick faced deck
1 1985 6
Unknown Slippery Aces Collins Aces with dealing finale
1 1985 6
Unknown An Easy Force criss-cross force, with angled packet or piece of paper in between
1 1985 7
Frederick Braue FB Thought-Card Force force card has injogged card below it, spectator thinks of one as deck is riffled through (1936)
1 1985 7
Unknown Locator Card scallop short, for multiple control
1 1985 7
Unknown Another Locator thread glued inside split card, tactile
1 1985 8
Unknown Still Another punch with needle
1 1985 8
Unknown The Pushback retaining the break after a pass by establishing a jog
1 1985 8
Unknown Another Push-Back Locator upper half slapped stepped on lower and it then slides in alignment except its bottom card
Also published here 1 1985 8
Unknown Key Cards pencil marks, or reversed card in one-way deck
1 1985 9
Felix Fabian Single Card Double Color Change and Vanish "This is one of the finest effects of pure sleight-of-hand in existence."
  • Snap Change with back-to-back clean-up
  • Snap-Over Change
  • False transfer and removed from pocket
Also published here
  • Sphinx, July 1924, p. 164
1 1985 9
Frederick Braue Another Use Snap Change with clean-up on deck (1936)
1 1985 10
Unknown Floor Change Throw Change onto the floor
1 1985 10
Unknown Color Change using one-handed palm
Inspired by 1 1985 11
Unknown Card Switch
1 1985 11
Frederick Braue FB Fan Card-Steal fan in right hand, some cards are stolen in back palm (1936)
1 1985 11
Frederick Braue FB Palmaid gimmick on leg height with sticky substance to leave card there during spectator's shuffling (1936)
1 1985 11
Unknown Card Switch palmed card dropped on card on deck (1936)
Inspired by 1 1985 12
Frederick Braue FB Card Change unload of double on deck, bit like D'Amico Change (1936)
1 1985 12
Unknown Vest Switch card slid under vest flap changes, unload on deck
1 1985 12
Frederick Braue FB Side Steal "I think that this is the perfect pass, although I have used it only in the past week."
referenced Erdnase Palm from center (1936)
Inspired by 1 1985 12
Frederick Braue Baker's Impossible Discovery - FB Improvement spectator locates other spectator's card in pocket under fair conditions (1936)
Inspired by 1 1985 13
Bob Fisher, Frederick Braue Fan Steal
Inspired by
  • Sphinx, March 1934, p. 13
1 1985 13
Unknown Heartstopper Card Trick location with duplicate (1936)
1 1985 14
Frederick Braue FB Peek heel break (1936)
1 1985 14
Arthur Gross, Frederick Braue The Peek Card Knowledge book break glimpse after peek
1 1985 14
Unknown Another Peek glimpse after spectator's peek behind back
1 1985 15
Frederick Braue Another FB Sidesteal card starts out side-jogged (1936)
1 1985 15
Frederick Braue FB Color Change card stolen from back at right angle (1936)
1 1985 15
Frederick Braue FB One-Card Backhand Routine one-card routine with duplicate (1936)
1 1985 16
Rolland Hamblen Card Routine description of ten card location routine (1936)
1 1985 16
Rolland Hamblen Card Location Ten Card Location routine
1. Say Stop
2. Spell Out
3. Spring Location
4. Stabbed Card
5. The fifth card
6. Stabbed Cards
7. Card through handkerchief
8. - 10. catch from shower
1 1985 17
Unknown Card Switch card apparently pulled out from center, but taken from top (1936)
1 1985 18
Frederick Braue Improved Routine - Al Baker T&R Newspaper
Inspired by 1 1985 18
Unknown Tissue Paper Tear
1 1985 19
Unknown Jog Palm top card starts slightly out-jogged
1 1985 19
Unknown Flip Return of Palm to Pack card sprung behind deck from right-hand palm
1 1985 19
Unknown Vanish of Pack of Cards
1 1985 19
Unknown Another Vanish of a Pack of Cards with manipulation routine
1 1985 19
Unknown Mah Jongg Cubes colored squares with numbers on other side, number selected and spelled with mixed squares
1 1985 20
Unknown Pliable Cigarette cigarette can be bent, knot tied, without doing harm
1 1985 20
Unknown The Light Touch effects and gags with match, cigarette, silk that bounces back from floor
1 1985 21
Unknown To make your nose creak
1 1985 21
Edward Victor Diminishing Card Trick with confetti finale
1 1985 21
Unknown Color Changing Pack red-blue double backer, "running-cut optical illusion"
1 1985 22
Unknown Spell it Out
1 1985 22
Unknown Immediate Shuffle Control card hit on front so it comes out at back, corner crimped
1 1985 23
Unknown Out of Possession Location visual estimation and stack with multiple out
Inspired by 1 1985 23
Unknown Lost Card Subterfuge card to pocket as out for lost card
1 1985 23
Unknown Card Location
Also published here 1 1985 23
Unknown Another Location getting small jog and then break as top half is replaced
Related to 1 1985 23
Unknown Fan Manipulation cards from fan stolen and backpalmed
Related to 1 1985 23
Unknown Move from backpalm
1 1985 24
Unknown To Count Off Five Cards as Four from deck
1 1985 24
Unknown Backhand Color Change card stolen in right hand backpalm which then holds deck, left hand steals backpalmed card for color change
1 1985 24
Unknown Half-Deck Change
1 1985 24
Unknown Change might be a clip palm steal
1 1985 24
William Larsen, Jack McMillen Poker Deal performer knows other player's hole cards, then gets aces (1937)
1 1985 25
Unknown 1089
1 1985 25
Jack McMillen Card Control delayed jog in overhand shuffle control (1937)
1 1985 25
Unknown Sympathetic Silks (1937)
1 1985 25
Unknown Slip Knot
1 1985 26
Unknown Cover for the Charlier One-Hand Pass right-hand fan
1 1985 27
Frederick Braue FB Adaptation of Charlier Pass (1937)
1 1985 27
Frederick Braue FB Adaptation Thayer Rising Cards with houlette and thread (1937)
1 1985 27
John Northern Hilliard Hilliard Rising Cards
1 1985 28
Frederick Braue, Jean Hugard FB Adaptation of Hugard's Telepathy card travels to other half, twenty-six duplicates (1937)
Inspired by
  • "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101)
1 1985 28
Unknown Half-Deck Switch Hellis Switch with Overhand Shuffle cover
1 1985 28
Frederick Braue, Jean Hugard Telepathy card travels to other half, twenty-six duplicates (1937)
Inspired by
  • "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101)
1 1985 29
Frederick Braue FB Card Control riffle force with break or key card placement
1 1985 29
Unknown Lifesaver one of five (1937)
1 1985 29
Harold Agnew Card Under Magazine Discovery card through magazine, Bottom Placement type loading
1 1985 30
Unknown Miscellaneous Forces
  • forcing four cards with (re)dealing
  • odd-even number of things to force one of two spectators (matches or corners of newspaper)
1 1985 30
Unknown Card Forces re-dealing to named number with apparent error
2 1985 1
Unknown Under-Spread Force under-spread force with load from bottom
2 1985 1
Unknown Knife Stab Force
2 1985 1
Unknown Pocket Force spectator is hurried to remove card from pocketed deck
2 1985 1
Unknown Joker Force psychological
2 1985 1
Unknown Instant Stooge Force card reversed
2 1985 1
Unknown Double Backer Force for two cards
2 1985 1
Unknown Spring Force with slight pause
2 1985 1
Unknown Small Number Force small number named to arrive at force card
2 1985 1
Unknown Lift Shuffle Force
2 1985 1
Unknown Double Facer Force for two cards
2 1985 2
Unknown Countdown Force card placed with example
Related toAlso published here 2 1985 2
Unknown Handkerchief Force
2 1985 2
Unknown Faced-Deck Force counting
2 1985 2
Unknown Criss-Cross Force
2 1985 2
Unknown Switch to stacked deck with pockets and body turn
2 1985 2
Unknown Cut in Glass Force force card has lip and is held back
Related to 2 1985 2
Dai Vernon, Frederick Braue Dai Vernon Force stabbing force with principle that used deck splits always at same point
Inspired by 2 1985 2
Unknown Forcing by Numbers forcing multiple cards by counting to named numbers
2 1985 3
Unknown Slip Count slipping card back on top of deck during count
2 1985 3
Unknown Slip Pass riffle force handling in which both hands turn over during slip of top card to center for cover
2 1985 3
Unknown Poker Trick Aces riffle shuffled in deck yet controlled (top stock control), then stacked with two shuffles (perfectly alternating near top)
2 1985 3
Unknown Slip Cut tabled
2 1985 4
Unknown Pick-a-Card Poker five selections stacked into a poker hand
Related to 2 1985 4
Earl Wheeler Sucker Four Ace assembly with Kings, last one is an ace, kings change to aces to match (1937)
2 1985 4
Earl Wheeler Top Palm Switch top cards apparently removed, really palmed and next packet taken
2 1985 5
Frederick Braue To Show Five Cards as the Same Card - FB Move (1937)
2 1985 5
Frederick Braue FB Card Change hard to understand (1937)
2 1985 5
Frederick Braue FB Top Count-Down (1937)
2 1985 6
Unknown Notes on the Double-Lift (1937)
2 1985 6
Unknown Force One card placed with example
Also published here 2 1985 7
Judson S. Brown One Hand Fan Force bottom card slid to other side, fan broken at any point, also with second-from-bottom card, with "FB Notes" (1937)
Related toAlso published here 2 1985 7
Judson S. Brown One-Hand Top Change similar to Allerton Switch, with "FB Note" (1937)
Also published here 2 1985 7
Rolland Hamblen Cards that Change Color red and blue deck, named card removed from one and two cards from other deck, backs of named card with one of the others transpose
2 1985 7
Rolland Hamblen Alignment Move precursor
2 1985 8
Cardini Cardini Snap Change snap-over change near sleeve
2 1985 9
Unknown Amusing Color Change picking-off-a-pip dynamics (1937)
Related to 2 1985 9
Frederick Braue FB Sidesteal only little finger pushes out card (1937)
2 1985 9
Unknown Card Change card apparently pushed in one half, but stolen back (1937)
2 1985 9
Unknown Card Vanish from Pack cards counted on table one by one, first one is double (1937)
2 1985 10
Jack McMillen McMillen Push-Off (1937)
2 1985 10
Unknown One-Handed Laydown (1937)
2 1985 10
William Larsen Card Control cutting wanted card near bottom via riffle shuffle with glimpse, then face-up overhand shuffle
2 1985 10
Unknown Gamblers' Move top stock control with crimped deck (1937)
Related to 2 1985 10
Jack McMillen Gamblers' Riffle Stack riffle glimpsing cards (1937)
2 1985 10
Jack McMillen Gamblers' Stack tabled, straight cut, bottom cards slid back to bottom
Also published here 2 1985 11
Earl Wheeler A Fancy Cut "It's hard to describe."
2 1985 11
Unknown Red and Blue Mystery four red-backed and four blue cards, one red and one blue card travel to pocket
2 1985 11
Unknown Overcount from Deck from deck into hand one by one
Related to 2 1985 12
Frederick Braue, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser's Misdirection Everywhere and Nowhere
2 1985 12
Tommy Martin Four Aces
2 1985 14
Arthur H. Buckley, Unknown Four Ace Moves
2 1985 14
T. Nelson Downs No Shuffle eight perfect shuffle recycle a deck
2 1985 14
T. Nelson Downs TND Dovetail Shuffle
2 1985 15
T. Nelson Downs TND Poker Deal stack in which two to six players can be chosen, good hands and performer wins
2 1985 15
T. Nelson Downs TND Reverse from center to bottom
2 1985 15
T. Nelson Downs Downs Move
2 1985 15
T. Nelson Downs Downs Sidesteal first finger break
2 1985 15
Unknown Thumbcount of Cards from bottom, riffling off right thumb
2 1985 16
Jack McMillen Astro-Vision spectator reverses his card by himself (1937)
2 1985 16
Jack McMillen Disguised One-Way Deck reds one way, blacks the other
2 1985 16
Unknown Reversing Pack Move (1937)
2 1985 16
Unknown Excellent Reversed Card during riffle shuffle, packets kiss
2 1985 16
Frederick Braue FB Reversed Card palming top card and reversing deck underneath, "It is the easiest of card reversals" (1937)
2 1985 16
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - A Peek reversed card easily glimpsed when riffled through deck
2 1985 17
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - Another Peek glimpsing card that is reversed in center as cards are dealt off from top
2 1985 17
Unknown To Reverse a Card for a Marker KM Move type reversal to reverse bottom card during overhand shuffle, face-up key card (1937)
2 1985 17
Unknown Think of It! one out of five, travels to pocket (1937)
2 1985 17
Tenkai Ishida, Frederick Braue Sidesteal (After Tenkai) demonstrated by Charles Kohrs (1937)
2 1985 18
Frederick Braue FB Four Aces (1937)
2 1985 18
Frederick Braue FB Change "This is the best of all card changes.", Excelsior switch with thumb palm (1937)
2 1985 19
Dr. James William Elliott Elliott Continuous Backpalm many cards in regular palm, packets produced in fans (1938)
2 1985 19
Unknown Scott's Rough recipe for roughing fluid
2 1985 19
Unknown Thought Card Detection (1938)
2 1985 19
Frederick Braue Two Pile Trick two selections (1938)
Inspired by 2 1985 20
Frederick Braue Frank Squires Speller answers to questions about selection are spelt out, selection shows up
Inspired by 2 1985 20
Unknown Ambitious Card Move pushing double in, push-in change, palming bottom half to top
2 1985 20
Frederick Braue (reviewer) The Following Effects in The Encyclopedia of Card Tricks are Especially Good by Jean Hugard
list of a few dozen items
2 1985 20
Frederick Braue Effective Card Routine list of effects for stand-up without requiring selection
2 1985 21
S. W. Erdnase, Frederick Braue Formula for Erdnase Shuffles
  • Stock Shuffling (3 to five cards)
  • Cull Shuffles (3 to four cards)
Related to 2 1985 21
U. F. Grant, Tenkai Ishida Card Vanish spectator remembers card at number, when counted down again it is no longer there
2 1985 23
Unknown Apparently to Show both Sides of a Card Unprepared
2 1985 23
Sid Lorraine Sid Lorraine's Liquor Card Trick packet with liquors printed on them, selection divined, method guess by Fred Braue
2 1985 24
Unknown Splitting Knots one knot on a silk becomes two, good luck with the illustrations
2 1985 24
Unknown Floating Wand thread
2 1985 24
Earl Wheeler Wand Production steal from lapel
2 1985 24
Unknown Card Vanish Seven of Diamonds and index of Nine of Diamonds simulate a Six of Diamonds in tabled layout
2 1985 25
Unknown All-Spell Pack spell count
2 1985 25
Nate Leipzig, Charlie Miller Leipzig Four Ace Slap Aces, as described by Charlie Miller (1939)
  • Miller Routine
2 1985 25
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Peek book break (1939)
2 1985 26
Unknown Reversing a Card deck turned over on top of card (1939)
Inspired by 2 1985 26
Unknown Glimpse shown by Charlie Miller (1939)
Related to 2 1985 26
Charlie Miller Shuffle Misdirection apparent mistake or clumsiness, top stock control or addition from knee (1939)
2 1985 26
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Left Hand Palm shown by Charlie Miller (1939)
2 1985 27
Unknown Silk Moves
  • Unknotting Silk
  • Knot That Isn't
shown by Charlie Miller (1939)
2 1985 27
Unknown Card Vanish rub a dub vanish, "effective when shown by Charlie Miller" (1939)
2 1985 27
Charlie Miller Miller Methods of Peeking gambler's top peek with thumb buckle, two covers (1939)
2 1985 27
Charlie Miller False Riffle Shuffles brief
2 1985 27
Charlie Miller False Tabled Running Cut packets taken from bottom instead of top
2 1985 27
Charlie Miller Audience Tricks Nominated by Charles Miller see following tricks, also tricks nominated by Senor Maldo
2 1985 28
Unknown The Nines with psychological stop force
Related to 2 1985 28
Max Malini Thirty Card Trick, Malini Variation
2 1985 28
Max Malini Malini Pack Vanish no details, demonstrated by Charlie Miller (1939)
2 1985 28
Max Malini Malini Cover for Pass looking over shoulder
2 1985 28
Max Malini Malini Shake detail as card is displayed
2 1985 28
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller Peek
Related to 2 1985 28
Unknown Shuffle, False Cut up the ladder, shown by Charlie Miller
2 1985 28
Charlie Miller Six Cards spectator choses one of three, also performer, all put in deck, selections turn over
2 1985 29
T. Nelson Downs Location knowing position of selection after replacement
2 1985 29
Unknown Ace Control nail nick
2 1985 29
Dai Vernon, Max Malini Peek Control holding break as deck is balanced on fingers, then step fan (1939)
Related to 2 1985 29
Charlie Miller False Counts off the deck (1939)
  • Four as Three
  • Two as Three
2 1985 30
Leslie Hunt Leslie Hunt's Card Trick card selected, then three piles counted off, four-of-a-kind (1939)
2 1985 30
Rolland Hamblen Card Through Handkerchief (1940)
2 1985 30
Unknown Levitator sticky substance, "Malini formula?"
2 1985 30
Unknown Location bluff pass, shown by Charlie Miller (1940)
3 1985 1
Paul Rosini Rosini Vester card travels to under vest, shown by Charlie Miller (1940)
3 1985 1
Charlie Miller Charles Miller Notes: 3.15.40 - To Deal Four as Three (1940)
3 1985 1
Charlie Miller Cards to Pocket brief outline (1940)
3 1985 1
Unknown Showing Pocket Empty
3 1985 1
Unknown Bamberg's Card Strip seems to be a multiple shift (1940)
3 1985 1
Charlie Miller Additional Miller Notes
  • holding break while tapping on table
  • nailnick and estimate distance from key
  • "Vernon's 7 card, 7 piles trick."
(1940)
3 1985 1
Paul Rosini Four Ace Repetitive cross sum force to find four aces, count-down on last ace (1940)
3 1985 2
Paul Rosini Four Ace four Aces lost and found
3 1985 2
Harry Mendoza Mendoza Coin Catching production move
3 1985 2
Unknown Coin Vanish
3 1985 2
Dai Vernon Vernon Tip-Over Move
Inspired by 3 1985 2
Jack Merlin Four Ace Lost Aces with bottom deal, "I think this is Merlins."
3 1985 3
John Scarne Fold For Card: Scarne in fourth under deck
Related to 3 1985 3
Unknown Card Palm very brief, "Infra red ray trick."
3 1985 3
Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller The Rising Cards three cards (1940)
3 1985 3
Frederick Braue Braue Cups and Balls Routine
  • First Phase
  • Second Phase
  • Third Phase
  • Fourth Phase
  • Extra Phase: Single Ball Movements
3 1985 4
Max Malini, Charlie Miller, Frederick Braue A Deceptive Palm for the Cups and Balls false transfer, detailed, "It should be again stressed that the sleight must be performed very slowly, very casually"
3 1985 8
Frederick Braue (reviewer) Charles Miller Show - West Room, Hotel Oakland by Charlie Miller
show review with list of all tricks, 1941-05-23
3 1985 9
Frederick Braue One Hand Bottom Palm (1941)
3 1985 10
Unknown Chosen Card into a Sealed Envelope
3 1985 11
Dai Vernon, Frederick Braue Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position, also with stooge that names card (1942)
Inspired byRelated to 3 1985 11
Frederick Braue Card Transfer method to transfer a card from one deck to another (1943)
3 1985 12
Frederick Braue The Changing Card 7C into 7S as it is removed from deck, with silhouette gaff (1943)
Related to 3 1985 12
Frederick Braue Bazooka Card Trick writing appears on card that can be seen in red cellophane envelope (1943)
3 1985 13
Frederick Braue The Wandering Pip Five into Four of Diamonds, magnetic (1943)
3 1985 13
Frederick Braue Sleights a table of contents for a book by Braue that wasn't published
3 1985 14
Unknown Hand Out Crimp corner as selection is returned
3 1985 15
Unknown Thirteen-Down Riffle Control card apparently replaced at same position it was taken from, really under thirteen (or known number of) cards
3 1985 16
Frederick Braue Braue Side Jog diagonal insertion
3 1985 16
Frederick Braue Braue Injog injog after diagonal insertion, side dribble ("spill") convincer
Related toVariations 3 1985 16
Unknown Peek and Sidesteal
3 1985 17
Frederick Braue Braue Fan Jog fan with a retained jogged card
3 1985 17
Frederick Braue Braue Double Control two cards, hindu shuffle (1960)
3 1985 18
Frederick Braue Flipflop Control cut deeper principle to control card during displaying sequence
Related to 3 1985 18
Unknown Backslip Control using slip, motivated through patter, " It is best to assign it to a set trick and use it always for that one trick only."
3 1985 18
Frederick Braue Strip Control Vernon Multiple Shift with one card
Inspired by 3 1985 19
Frederick Braue Braue Cut Control cards are spread and taken in both hands, turned face-up
3 1985 19
Frederick Braue Braue Bottom Slide weird culling action
3 1985 20
Victor Farelli Farelli Control bridge
Related to 3 1985 20
Frederick Braue Braue Crimp Control featuring "enlarging a break", also with short card (see following item)
Related to 3 1985 20
Unknown The Floating Key "This is a control which without question is the best of all methods of controlling a chosen card.", key card which is both narrow and short and punched
3 1985 21
Frederick Braue The Sliding Key - Braue Handling with pressure fan
3 1985 22
Unknown Sliding Key Control with fan
3 1985 22
Unknown Sliding Key Force card under fan
3 1985 22
Frederick Braue Braue Crimp technique for inner left corner, starts with bottom buckle
Also published here 3 1985 23
Unknown The Wax Control selection behind the back
3 1985 23
Unknown Wax Pellet Control selection behind the back
3 1985 23
Frederick Braue Braue Confusion Control using Charlier Pass, "This is a one-trick sleight It should be assigned to a given trick and used with it alone."
3 1985 24
Unknown The Fan Bridge stop on fan, cards bent up
3 1985 24
Frederick Braue The Braue Turndown same as Tamariz/Bruce Turnover/Replacement
3 1985 25
Unknown Push Change card placed from in-the-hands spread to table is switch à la Downs Change
3 1985 25
Paul Curry, Frederick Braue Curry Turnover Change (Braue Handling)
Inspired by 3 1985 25
Frederick Braue Braue Secret Addition ace switch context, some credit information
Related to 3 1985 26
Frederick Braue Evolution Double Lift thumbnail gauge
Inspired by 3 1985 26
Francis Carlyle Snap Double Lift dribbling until two cards remain in hand, then flip-over
Related to 3 1985 27
Henry Christ Christ's Change spread handling of tip-over change
3 1985 27
Frederick Braue The SIde Glide kelly-bottom type action
Also published here 3 1985 28
Frederick Braue The Color Change article with four changes
3 1985 28
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Double Color Change
3 1985 28
Unknown Visible Transformation with clip position
3 1985 29
Stuart P. Cramer Simple Color Change Erdnase/Houdini change
3 1985 29
Unknown Bottom Steal Color Change
3 1985 29
Frederick Braue Braue Fan Display four as three
3 1985 30
Frederick Braue Braue Three-Card Show four as three
4 1985 1
Frederick Braue Braue Strip Switch
4 1985 1
Unknown Slipping the Cut three methods to beat the cut
  • setting a bridged card
  • gesture pass
  • leaving-cards-behind pass
4 1985 1
Unknown Turnover False Cut similar action to Andrus Fake Slop Shuffle
4 1985 2
Paul Rosini Rosini Hand False Cut false swing cut
4 1985 2
Unknown Three-Way Hand Cut
4 1985 3
Steve Shephard Gamblers' False Cut
4 1985 3
Unknown A Fancy Cut twirl cut, "a favorite with Nate Leipzig"
4 1985 3
Martin Gardner A Fancy False Cut twirl/swivel
Related to 4 1985 3
Unknown Gamblers' Stock Control with bridge
Related to 4 1985 4
Unknown Four-Card Riffle Shuffle Control Stevens Control type
Also published here 4 1985 4
Unknown Gus Southall top stock control, top stock shuffled into deck (letter to Southall, 1960-03-26)
Also published here 4 1985 5
Unknown Face-Up Stock Stock Control top stock shuffled into deck
4 1985 6
Unknown One-Card Riffle Shuffle Control Stevens Control type
Also published here 4 1985 6
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts to bridge
4 1985 7
Lin Searles Searles' Force top half cut and turned over, then deck secretly turned over, The "So Simple" Force
4 1985 7
Frederick Braue Flip-Flop Force cut-deeper force
Related to 4 1985 8
Frederick Braue Braue Squeeze Middle Palm "This is the best of all sleights yet devised for palming a card from the center of the pack."
Also published here 4 1985 8
Frederick Braue Braue Bottom Palm for small packet
4 1985 8
Frederick Braue Braue Squeeze Center Palm
Also published here 4 1985 9
Frederick Braue Braue Bottom Card Break buckle
4 1985 9
Frederick Braue Braue Slidearound
Related to 4 1985 10
Unknown Flourish Count "a favorite of Gene Gordon, of Buffalo"
Related to 4 1985 10
Harry Graham Bottom-Card Reverse the slip before riffle shuffle
4 1985 10
Frederick Braue Bottom to Top simple double cut
4 1985 10
Unknown Bucle False Count Onto Table
4 1985 11
Unknown Block False Count push-off
4 1985 11
Frederick Braue Bottom Buckle
4 1985 11
Frederick Braue Bottom Buckle - Two Cards
4 1985 12
Frederick Braue Bottom Buckle - Three Cards or More
4 1985 12
Frederick Braue Buckle Fan
4 1985 12
Frederick Braue Routine with a Prearranged Pack routine using two stacked decks, see following tricks:
(1). Simpatico
(2). Mental Speller
(3). The Mental Thinkier
(4). Thought Transferred
(5). Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
(6). Sleight-of-Mind (Marlo-Rawson)
4 1985 13
Frederick Braue Simpatico spectator removes card from one deck, duplicate found from other deck via stop trick
Also published here 4 1985 13
Frederick Braue 2) Mental Speller
4 1985 13
Paul Curry 3) The Mental Thinkier
Also published here 4 1985 13
Frederick Braue 4) Thought Transferred performer holds spectator's wrist over spread to locate card
4 1985 14
Fitch Cheney Strange Trick telephone trick with freely named card
4 1985 15
Chris Gosselin, Frederick Braue Seven Card Monte color changing back kicker
Inspired by
  • "Seven Card Monte" (Chris Gosselin, Abracadabra Vol. 30 No. 772, Nov. 1960, p. 276)
4 1985 15
Paul LePaul Deceptive Perception different presentation for reference, five red backed cards and one blue backed card change into five blue backed cards and one red backed card
Related to 4 1985 17
Henry Christ, John Braun Mental Subtraction three cards, one put on table and other two shown, when spectator guesses he is wrong since tabled card is now blank card with custom message
4 1985 18
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought credit information
Related toAlso published here 4 1985 18
Bert Allerton Allerton Change
4 1985 18
Frederick Braue Pre-Choice sandwiched unknown card becomes later selection
4 1985 19
Charles Nyquist Ace Transpo
4 1985 20
Vynn Boyar Via Avion ten red spot cards and ten black spot cards, peeked card travels across
4 1985 20
Ralph W. Hull Three-In-One card travels from one packet to another, duplicate
4 1985 21
Orla Moody Cards and Envelopes
4 1985 22
Clayton Rawson Rawson Transit selection travels from one deck reversed to another
4 1985 23
Frederick Braue Ambitious Card Move upward buckle to visualize arrival at top
4 1985 23
Frederick Braue Slidearound Aces
Related to 4 1985 24
Louis Histed, Frederick Braue Crimp Four Aces aces fairly lost in deck, then they arrive in poker hand
4 1985 24
Martin Gardner The Unconfused Joker reversed joker is besides selection in deck, when joker is moved in spread the selection follows
Related to 4 1985 25
Audley Walsh, Bert Allerton, Frederick Braue Aces Up black Aces put in center, the appear at top and bottom, red Aces appear in repeat
4 1985 25
Frederick Braue Plunger Aces packets pushed through deck to produce aces
4 1985 26
Steve Belchou Ace Assembly no-touch, little bit of dealing involved
Related to 4 1985 27
Edward Marlo The Vanishing Five
4 1985 27
Tom Bowyer Svengali Routine selection made, card divined, then it turns over, then appears at named number and at randomly spelled card, spectator stabs next to it
4 1985 28
Jean Hugard Do It and Fail with 28/32 card deck a layout and dealing game is explained, the spectator always fails at it
4 1985 29
Jean Hugard Easy Finders
4 1985 30
Jeff Busby Editor's Note
5 1985 1
Frederick Braue The Educated Thumb selection is found by riffling down one-handed and pulling out selection with thumb
5 1985 1
Frederick Braue Injogging Bottom Cards
5 1985 1
Frederick Braue Braue's Think Trick packet cut off and counted, this number counted down in rest
5 1985 1
Frederick Braue Coin Tapping Count fairly counting coins from glass into hand for good visibility (1944)
5 1985 2
Frederick Braue Braue Top Change (1943)
5 1985 3
Frederick Braue FB Everywhere and Nowhere joker put in case, then selection found several times and put in glass, they change into indifferent cards and cased card is selection (1944)
Related to 5 1985 3
Frederick Braue Three Pile Prediction counting and piles to force ninth card from top (1944)
  • As a Location
5 1985 3
Frederick Braue Cardetection sixteen cards, some face-up some face-down, performer and spectator think of one, both found, eight double facers and eight double backers (1944)
5 1985 4
Unknown Spectator Ace Cut single cross-cut to find four aces
5 1985 5
Frederick Braue Invisible Transit Three duplicate and double lifts
5 1985 5
Unknown Have You Thought of a Card? thought-of card has different back, with details to psychological stop force
5 1985 6
Frederick Braue Editor's Note comment on referenced item
Related to 5 1985 6
Frederick Braue The Ribbonspread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually found, spread with jogged key card
Inspired by 5 1985 7
Frederick Braue The Deuce Sandwich sandwiched card with card in pocket, Seven/Eight of Clubs pseudo duplicate, credit information
5 1985 8
Unknown Tip Over Change brief
5 1985 8
Frederick Braue Glide Sandwich Change
5 1985 8
Paul Rosini The Twenty Card Trick one chosen card across
Related to
  • "A Card in Flight" (Paul Rosini's Magical Gems, 1950, p. 14)
5 1985 9
Frederick Braue On Palming how to get used to it and what to do if caught
5 1985 9
Frederick Braue On Performing for Magicians
5 1985 9
Unknown Push-Off Undercount on spectator's hand
5 1985 10
Frederick Braue Holdout Harry Routine with story presentation
Related to 5 1985 11
George Sands, Frederick Braue The Super Optical Illusion four red-backed aces change one by one into blue-backed kings with twisting
Inspired by
  • "Super Optical Illusion" (George Sands, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 4 No. 7, Dec. 1946, p. 275)
5 1985 11
Tenkai Ishida, Frederick Braue Tenkai Secret Add "Fred Braue Handling" (1936)
5 1985 12
Frederick Braue Side Crimp getting bridge in deck
  • To Take Out Bridge
5 1985 13
Frederick Braue Crimping a Card technique for inner left corner, starts with bottom buckle
Also published here 5 1985 13
Frederick Braue Bottom Crimp
5 1985 13
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 5 1985 13
Frederick Braue, Martin Gardner Untitled spectator cuts to reversed card, then performer names a card before he cuts to it
Inspired by
  • "Naming the Card Cut" (Martin Gardner, Cut the Cards, 1942)
5 1985 14
Frederick Braue Card to Pocket card vanishes from deck via Gardner's method from "Cut the Cards" (1944)
5 1985 14
Frederick Braue Braue Color Change rear palm
5 1985 14
Frederick Braue 4 Ace Gambler Routine (1960)
5 1985 15
Frederick Braue Braue Bottom Slip in-the-hands bottom slip cut (1960)
5 1985 15
Frederick Braue Braue Impromptu Rising Cards selection peeked (1959)
5 1985 15
Frederick Braue Torn and Restored Location pieces change into selection (1959)
Inspired by
  • Hull's Torn & Restored Card
Related to
5 1985 16
Judson S. Brown Floater Key short & narrow
5 1985 16
Frederick Braue Braue Loose Palm correct position
5 1985 16
Frederick Braue Platform Rising Cards finger tip for end of thread (1959)
5 1985 17
Frederick Braue Braue Backslip top half removed towards front (1944 & 1959)
5 1985 17
Unknown Routine routine outline:
  • Surprise Spell
  • Card turns over
  • Ambitious
  • Rub a Dub Dub
Related to 5 1985 18
Frederick Braue Braue Injog and Sidespill side dribble ("spill") convincer with injogged card (1945/46)
Inspired by 5 1985 18
Unknown Card Reversal double lift reversal
5 1985 18
Unknown Untitled Mathematical Effect piles made according to values, after some gathering and counting the top card of a packet is known
5 1985 19
Frederick Braue One on Table, One Under Ect Formula binary rule for down under deal
5 1985 19
Frederick Braue Untitled two cards chosen by counting to a number, they're mates, rest is blank
5 1985 19
Frederick Braue One-in-Four makes use of "Slydini Ace Move"
5 1985 19
Frederick Braue The Lightning Changers card under spectator's foot transposes with card reversed in deck
5 1985 20
Unknown Push-In Change Ambitious Card Sequence burying the card deeper
5 1985 20
Frederick Braue Braue Reversal to center
5 1985 21
Frederick Braue Follow the Leader
5 1985 21
Frederick Braue Secret Addition Switch
5 1985 21
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move for follow the leader finale
5 1985 23
Unknown The Interchanging Cards
5 1985 24
Unknown The Spellbinder