Written by Roberto Giobbi

2003
Work of Various

318 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Giobbi-Ebnöther.
Language: English

(86 entries)

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John Carney Foreword Commencement Speech to Card College Graduates, Class of 2003
lxi
Roberto Giobbi Introduction to Volume 5
lxiii
Roberto Giobbi Versatile Jokers
  • Adding or Subtracting Special Cards
  • Starting with Jokers and Special Cards in the Card Case
  • Gimmicked Jokers
  • Jokers and Simple Setups
1099
Edward Marlo, Tom Sellers Credit Card Force on joker
1102
Roberto Giobbi Three-card Monte idea of using the jokers for monte
1103
Roberto Giobbi, Fred Kaps Twin Fools selection jumps between two tabled jokers, second phase into card case
1104
Unknown Gesture Replacement on tabled cards
1105
Trevor Lewis, Ken Krenzel Monte Move
Related to 1106
Edward Marlo Card in Case Load
1108
Charlier The Charlier Shuffle
1110
Roberto Giobbi The Overhand Lift Shuffle Run-up
1113
Roberto Giobbi, Laurie Ireland, Charles T. Jordan On the Red-black Overhand Shuffle finesse to eliminate long single run
Related toAlso published here 1119
Roberto Giobbi The Overhand Shuffle Glimpse
1122
Unknown The Gamblers' Bottom Card Glimpse
1123
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz Step-by-step Revelation selection found, used to build a setup for next trick
1124
Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz Secret Setup strategy for setting up small setups in front of an audience, with trick examples
Related to 1125
Unknown Conjuror's Choice Procedure three items
1126
Roberto Giobbi Effect Using a Partial Deck strategy for building small setups in front of an audience
1127
Tony Kardyro, Henry Christ Double Turnover from a Spread in the Hands
1129
Unknown The Snap-over Color Change
1133
Roberto Giobbi Obtaining a Duplicate of a Spectator's Signature
1134
Herb Zarrow, Roberto Giobbi A Psychological Test spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cards
Inspired by
  • "Matched Revolvers" (Herb Zarrow, Linking Ring, July 1977)
Related toAlso published here
1139
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Roberto Giobbi Strange Harmony Giobbi's solution to problem 8, two handlings
1146
Dai Vernon Vernon Transfer brief
1150
John Scarne, Roberto Giobbi Affinity in Numbers Prediction
1153
Walter B. Gibson, Roberto Giobbi, Harry Blackstone The Happy Birthday Card Trick card found by dealing to song lyrics, from Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks
Related to 1157
Unknown Crocodile Technique replacing a card to a special position, brief
1157
Roberto Giobbi The Quick Change Artists Queens change one by one into Aces
Also published here 1163
Father Cyprian, Al Smith Flip Flop Change time-delayed transformation
1164
Unknown Side Steal Transfer transferring bottom card to top
1165
Frederick Braue, Roberto Giobbi Braue Addition Handling brief
1166
Roberto Giobbi Biddle to Pinch Grip
1167
Unknown Double Paintbrush Change two cards
1168
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Countdown Stop Daley Notebooks, Vernon's Automatic Mento Stop Trick, value is used to find selection
1170
Roberto Giobbi Pasteboard Blendo
Also published here 1174
Unknown Two-Card Catch see also page 1177
1175
Roberto Giobbi, Father Cyprian, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coalaces four aces change into single selection
1178
Unknown Spread ATFUS
1178
Frank Thompson Thompson's Aces
1183
Richard Vollmer, Roberto Giobbi How Lucky Can You Get?
1188
Unknown Faro Slough-Off brief
1188
Richard Vollmer, Allan Ackerman, Simon Aronson The Cards of Destiny
1192
Frank Garcia Sign of Four production as deck is cut to table
1199
Frank Garcia False Cut Sequence
1200
Roberto Giobbi Using "Sign of Four" to Close an Act deck is sorted in new pack order after ace production
1202
Roberto Giobbi, Henry Christ Study for Four Aces
1207
Charlie Miller, Roberto Giobbi The Joker is a Diakka joker placed aside, ace with three x cards on table, other aces vanish, pile becomes four jokers, joker becomes ace, then pile becomes aces again
Inspired by 1220
Roberto Giobbi Packet Switch addition and switch handling
1222
Bill Simon, Roberto Giobbi, Edward Marlo Multiple Lift Display Sequence
1227
Roberto Giobbi The Knowledgeable Cards
1233
Roberto Giobbi Top Change Handling for a kicker transformation at end of routine
1238
Roberto Giobbi Slow Henry
Inspired by 1239
Roberto Giobbi Switch-Out Sequence as aces are removed from deck two of them are switched out
1239
Roy Walton, Fred Kaps Kaps Switch brief
1241
Tenkai Ishida Pivot Break
1247
Roberto Giobbi The History of Playing Cards all values are spelt out in piles, Ace through King are on top of the piles
1253
Edward Marlo Immediate Bottom Deal
1257
Roberto Giobbi The Homesick Jesters
Also published here 1260
Roberto Giobbi Packet Switch Handling
1261
Roberto Giobbi The Endless Loop finding a card before it is selected
Related toAlso published here 1269
Dai Vernon Vernon Transfer
1273
Roberto Giobbi Stop! psychological
Inspired byAlso published here 1276
Larry Jennings T.N.T. Bottom Deal take and turn
1280
Roberto Giobbi, Frank Travers, Dai Vernon Fantasist at the Card Table draw poker, stud poker, blackjack, bridge
Related to 1285
Steve Belchou, Roberto Giobbi The Poker Player's Royal Flush aces are cut to, royal flush appears as well
Related to 1298
Roberto Giobbi Poker Burn inspired by "Impromptu Poker Deal" (Encyclopedia of Card Tricks)
1303
Francis Carlyle Carlyle Turnover
1305
Bruce Cervon, Richard Vollmer, Jon Racherbaumer Insured Prediction predicted by two cards and found by their values
1311
Unknown Pivot Break Glimpse
1311
Roberto Giobbi, Dai Vernon Mind- and Sightless
1318
Unknown Swivel Cut Glimpse
1320
Unknown Angle Glimpse
1323
Jerome Sharp, Roberto Giobbi Telekinesis
1326
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Color-Changing Deck red/blue double backer
Inspired by 1333
Michael Skinner Removing the Deck from the Case
1334
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Display
1338
Roberto Giobbi SuperLative Lover kiss appears on face of selection, its back becomes red
Related toAlso published here 1344
Roberto Giobbi The Joker Folds Up
Also published here 1349
Unknown Mercury Card Fold
1354
Fred Kaps Fred Kaps Presentation & Method for folded card in box
1359
Roberto Giobbi, Larry Jennings All's Well That Ends Well red-black shuffle, Triumph, single ambitious phase, time-travel presentation
Inspired byAlso published here 1361
Arthur Finley, Juan Tamariz Riffle Shuffle Finesse spectator pushes cards together
1362
Roberto Giobbi, Paul LePaul On the LePaul Envelope Set
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1367
Roberto Giobbi Wallet Bound card to envelope inside wallet
1375
Roberto Giobbi Lines and Bits: Humorous and Practical
  • General Considerations on the Use of Jokes and Lines
  • Humor for Various Situations
1385
Roberto Giobbi Bibliographic Notes
1395