Written by Ottokar Fischer

1910
Work of Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser

220 pages (Hardcover), published by Jahoda & Siegel
Illustrated with drawings.
Language: German

(71 entries)

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Ottokar Fischer Vorwort on Georg Heubeck and the genesis of the book
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Ottokar Fischer Johann N. Hofzinser short biography
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Ottokar Fischer Anleitung zur Vorführung guidelines for the performance, what cards are used, gaffs
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die sympathetischen Zahlen spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card, selections are the four Tens which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paper
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Forcieren durch den Blick forcing with the gaze, timing stop force
Variations 5
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Erste Ausführung) two cards are selected from a deck, performer finds same card in second deck placed in his pocket
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Spread Cull with one card
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wegnehmen von unten Hofzinser Bottom Palm, deck is moved from dealing grip to fingertips
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wechselgriff Hofzinser Transfer Palm, classic to classic
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gedanken-Assoziation twenty cards on table, six-spot chosen, six cards become twenty-six, repeated with named number, amount of dealt cards also predicted
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Force from tabled row counting from either end, with eight cards
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Verbal Force emphasis on forcing number
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Acht four chosen cards turn out to be the Eights, they're lost and four indifferent cards change to Eights, then Jacks are produced
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Impromptu Double Ender Sevens shown as Eights
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Pinky Riffle
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Filieren Hofzinser Top Change
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Two Card-Catch from hand to hand
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends two duplicates
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Glide Handling second card is injogged
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Asse Aces produced, then sixteen more Aces produced, sixteen duplicate Aces
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card Production
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Bent Card Subtlety
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Top Change Variation
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gezwungene Wahl magician's choice to force a suit
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die im Fluge verwandelte Karte three spectators choose the same card, it transposes with another selection, duplicate
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Unknown Pocket Force spectator quickly extracts card from pocket
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser Hide Out showing spread between the hands and hiding a card at back
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Air Drop Transformation two cards back to back
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Gefühl shuffled deck pocketed, named card removed, deck removed and another card chosen, transposes with first card while one is in a silk, sixteen double facers
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (La Pensée Quand-Même) tabled card is named card, with tray index
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Tray Index card index on bottom of tray
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card Addition from Tray
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Wild Card Move exchanging card on table with double facer, while apparently turning card over
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der Gedanke two decks on table, spectator removes thought-of card from other deck
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der Wechselgriff palm to palm transfer, classic to classic
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Macht des Gedanken spectator selects three cards which match prediction, then assembly, four double facers
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Packet Switch palm to palm
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Psychological Fan Force only picture card in group
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke performer tables card, spectator thinks card from another deck, it disappears and the prediction card on table is correct
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Deck Switch with short decks (32 cards each)
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser One Hand Mexican Turnover
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (Zweite Ausführung) card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Erste Ausführung)
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Unknown Corner Crimp
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Depth Illusion Precursor card slid under top card but apparently in center
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Zweite Ausführung)
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Dritte Ausführung) using mis-spotted card
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Allvermögen der Damen four cards chosen, they're the Queens, they transpose with four indifferent cards, Queens change one by one and back to Queens
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Täusche deinen Nächsten wie dich selbst! four cards chosen, four Queens on table, they transpose one by one, then back
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coeur-Mariage (Erste Ausführung) two cards in center come to top and bottom, then three cards transpose around with guessing game presentation
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coeur-Mariage, das liebende Paar (Zweite Ausführung) "The Married Hearts - The Loving Couple", shortened version
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Throw Switch deck thrown on table to catch two cards which are switched
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Herz-Dame four Kings each change into Queen of Hearts and back, then four cards are counted to via named numbers, they're the Queens
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Unit Block Control Second Deal block backjogged
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das wunderbare Kartenspiel entire deck changes into duplicates of three selections one after the other
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Unknown Deck Switch in pocket
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends (Zweite Ausführung) expanded routine
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Fan Force under fan
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends (Dritte Ausführung) an additional nine cards change into selection
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Palm Packet Switch
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Zweite Ausführung) two selections shuffled back, performer locates first card from another deck in his pocket, it changes into second selection which is given away
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Pocket Card for Transformation
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das unlösbare Impromptu ring to inside playing card which was torn and restored before
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Under Handkerchief Switch of torn pieces
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der verschwundene König card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Herz-Ass
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der fliegende Gedanke selection flies out of deck, spring mechanism
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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
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Ottokar Fischer Anhang Karten-Dressur
on Hofzinser's flourishing routine
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Ottokar Fischer Karten Experimente only description of routines, card problems
  • Die Farbenwahl
  • Die verwandelten Asse
  • Die Zigarettentasche
  • Der geheimnisvolle Pique-König
  • Die fünf verwandelten Karten
  • Carte blanche
  • Der magische Fingerring
  • Die sonderbare Übereinstimmung
  • Karte und Banknote
  • Karte und Taschentuch
  • Karte und Uhr
  • Die magische Separation
  • Das Blumenrätsel
  • Das Kartenwerfen
  • Rübenzahl
  • Die Visitkarte
  • Das Spiel der Landsknechte
  • Die mysteriöse Karte
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