2002-2009
Written by Gordon Bean, William Goodwin
Work of Various
198 pages (Stapled), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with photographs
Language: English
138 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page Categories
Stewart James 51 Faces North
  • The History
  • The Discovery
  • The Secret
  • Conclusion
Related toVariations 1 2002 2
Philip T. Goldstein Power Trip power of fully charged battery is transferred to empty one
1 2002 10
Gordon Bean Tie Food coin vanishes from bottom of tie and reappears in knot on top
1 2002 12
Unknown Heel Clip Steal
1 2002 12
William Goodwin King Brand red Kings between black Fours, they transpose two times, then Daley's Last
Variations 1 2002 14
Noel Stanton Pivot Colour Change in text credited to Vic Trabucco, for credit correction see Issue 11, p. 1
1 2002 15
Roy Walton Pinkerton's Ladies
Variations 2 2002 2
Ray Kosby Mismatched matchbook turns inside out
2 2002 3
Michael Weber Don't Judge a blank matchbook is magically printed
2 2002 6
Michael Weber Internal Script spectator's initals jump from the outside of a matchbook to inside
2 2002 6
Guy Hollingworth Recollected Collectors see further credits in Issue 5, p. 1, and Issue 6, p. 1
2 2002 7
Guy Hollingworth, Edward Marlo No-Clutch Bottom Placement with a second delayed handling, see also credits in Issue 10, p. 1, Issue 11, p. 1
Related to 2 2002 7
Tony Kardyro, Edward Marlo KM Move
2 2002 8
Guy Hollingworth Phantom Count Palm Replacement Count, as Elmsley-type count is started, palmed cards are replaced
2 2002 9
John Carney Bits dollar breaks into four pieces which change into four quarters, see Issue 3, p. 1, for further credits
2 2002 10
Allan Ackerman, Darrin Martineau One Good Winner red Kings between black Fours, they transpose two times, then Daley's Last, all change to Kings
Inspired by 2 2002 12
William Goodwin The Floating Add-On
2 2002 12
Marc DeSouza Shapeshifter Change
2 2002 13
Bob Veeser Veeser Concept Handling
2 2002 14
Gordon Bean Corner Kick indifferent card with torn-off corner transforms into selection
Inspired by
  • "Tearing up DeLand" (Jeff Sheridan, Genii March 2000)
Variations
2 2002 15
Dai Vernon Optical Monte Move
2 2002 16
Gordon Bean, Jerry K. Hartman Room 51 commentary
Inspired by 2 2002 18
Lee Asher The Continental Divide deck is shown mixed, instantly separates in reds and blacks
Related to 3 2002 2
Lee Asher Pulp Friction reverse spread control/cull/displacement
Related to 3 2002 2
Charles T. Jordan Red-Black Shuffle
3 2002 6
David Regal Exhibit "A" red-backed card placed on table in beginning turns out to be later signed selection
3 2002 6
David Regal Sticky Card double-stick tape
3 2002 7
Aaron Fisher The King Is Gone, But He's Not Forgotten red Kings between black Fours, they transpose two times, then Daley's Last, without extra card
Related to 3 2002 9
Noel Stanton Pivot Colour Change in text credited to Vic Trabucco, for credit correction see Issue 11, p. 1
Variations 3 2002 9
Aaron Fisher Outjog Half Pass cover for half pass
3 2002 12
Lee Asher Asher Twist brief
3 2002 12
Nathan Kranzo Palm Burst wrapped candy penetrates hand, as finale only candy penetrates leaving wrapping behind
3 2002 12
Jerry K. Hartman Northern Light impossible location followed by 51 Faces North
Inspired by 3 2002 15
Shoot Ogawa Neo Purse Frame Routine routine about producing coins from purse frame, jumbo finale, stand-up handling
4 2002 2
Apollo Robbins Apollo Palm modified Purse Palm
4 2002 2
Jimmy Wilson Wilson Concealment forefinger grip, see credit discussion in Issue 6, p. 1
4 2002 4
Shoot Ogawa Muscle Pass Production from Frame
4 2002 5
David Solomon Royal Mayo three royal flush card appear between jokers, the transform into the missing two cards to complete the royal flush, credit correction in Issue 10, p. 1
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 4 2002 11
Norman Houghton, Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count credit information
4 2002 12
Steve Ehlers Intuition Monte monte sequence with Ace through Four of Spades, change to Aces as climax
4 2002 12
Herb Zarrow Zarrow Block Addition
4 2002 13
Art Altman Altman Trap
4 2002 14
Roy Walton, William Goodwin, Shannon Clark Pinkerton's Surprise progressive sandwich with four-of-a-kind production kicker
Inspired by 4 2002 15
Ryan Matney Corner Kicked Again indifferent card with torn-off corner transforms into selection
Inspired by 4 2002 16
Jerry K. Hartman Further On "The Continental Divide" additional thoughts
Inspired by 4 2002 17
Allan Slaight 51 Paces North
Inspired by 4 2002 17
Allan Slaight Forcing 17 or 18 psychological force
4 2002 17
Jim Patton, David Britland A Double Shot two selections shoot out of deck as it is dribbled onto table, secret thin rubber band
Inspired by 5 2003 2
Frank Simon Versatile Outjog Control
5 2003 2
Gordon Bean, Jim Patton Covered Double Shot two spectators end up with their card when deck is dribbled underneath handkerchief
Related to 5 2003 5
Gordon Bruce, Jim Patton Face-Up Double Shot selections shoot out face up
Related to 5 2003 6
Bruce Cervon, David Britland The California Angels visual Ace production, secret thin rubber band, two handlings, see further credits in Issue 6, p. 1
Inspired by 5 2003 7
Bruce Cervon, Edward Marlo Simple Shift Handling
5 2003 8
Ricky Smith, Salvador Sufrate The Cherry Control control to top as deck is fanned, for credit correction see Issue 11, p. 1
Related toVariations 5 2003 13
Jerry K. Hartman Color Scheming deck is shown mixed, instantly separates in reds and blacks
Inspired by 5 2003 15
Patrick Schlagel Business Trip ring penetrates finger
5 2003 18
Patrick Schlagel Ring and Rope Sequence
5 2003 20
Scott SteelFyre Centrifugal Nightmare visual phase for finale of "Professor's Nightmare" routine
5 2003 21
Ernest Earick A False Cut tabled
6 2003 2
Ernest Earick A Hand For Mr. Scarne Aces lost in deck, one shuffle, performer deals himself four times the Ace of Spades, transformation into different Aces
Inspired byRelated to 6 2003 4
Ernest Earick Step to Break Transfer break retained as deck is turned over
6 2003 4
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move
6 2003 5
Dai Vernon, Ernest Earick Transferring a bottom stock to the top - Handling brief
6 2003 7
Gene Maze Second Deal Lap brief
6 2003 9
Philip T. Goldstein Normal Mailer six addressed envelopes, the spectator chooses the only one addressed to him
6 2003 10
Harvey Rosenthal A Fan-Tastic Control to top or to Tenkai Palm
6 2003 12
Jack Carpenter The Spider Cut in-the-hands false triple cut, also as transfer cut, control or production
6 2003 15
Norman Gilbreath Proof for Mirrorskill
Inspired by 7 2004 1
Roy Walton Acorn's Progress a face up card in the center transforms into a royal flush
7 2004 2
Harrison Kaplan Mirrorskill method for "Accurate Miraskill", three phases
Related to 7 2004 3
Stewart James Miraskill
7 2004 4
Allan Slaight Magnetic Miraskill
7 2004 6
Cushing Strout The Gypsy Foretells Further Than Farther with credit information
Inspired byRelated toVariations 7 2004 7
Nathan Kranzo Ear Candy gummi bear placed in mouth is extracted from ear
7 2004 10
Chris Randall Déjà Vu Cut flourish false cut, forming some triangles
7 2004 12
Shahin Zarkesch, Scott Robinson, William Goodwin Slap! selection placed between aces vanishes, from pocket comes a card that turns out to be four Aces, selection remains in hand, see credit information for the unequal transposition plot in Issue 8, p. 1, and Issue 9, p. 1, for additional credit information on this effect see Issue 10, p. 1
7 2004 16
Steve Freeman Ending for "Slap!"
7 2004 18
William Goodwin Unequal Transposition - Credit Information see also addition in Issue 9, p. 1
Related to 8 2004 1
Justin Hanes Constellation Prize Q-Force with Big Dipper star pattern in the sky
8 2004 2
Norman Gilbreath Thoughts On Mirrorskill
Inspired by 8 2004 4
Norman Gilbreath A.M. one-way deck, three phases
Inspired by 8 2004 6
Stewart James Miraskill
8 2004 6
Norman Gilbreath Magnetic Colors
8 2004 7
Andrew Galloway The Card Of Fortune card is placed reversed in deck four times, four of a kind is located
8 2004 8
William Goodwin The Queens four queens disappear and reappear one at a time on top of deck
Variations 8 2004 10
William Goodwin, Carmen D'Amico, Roy Walton Paint Brush Change as Vanish one of several cards vanishes, see also Carmen D'Amico's "Double Lift Upset" (Compleat K.M. Move, p. 11), for credit correction see Issue 11, p. 1
8 2004 10
Dai Vernon, Karl Fulves Vernon Utility Move / The Five-Cent Switch credit correction in Issue 10, p. 1
Related to 8 2004 12
Ray Kosby, Lance Charles, George Pughe Coffin Change with credit information, for further credits see Issue 11, p. 1
VariationsAlso published here 8 2004 14
Harry Houdini, William Goodwin, Larry Jennings Houdini Color Change as Vanish
8 2004 15
Dai Vernon No Palm Color Change
8 2004 16
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move
8 2004 17
B.J. Bueno Muy Bueno Shuffle with fake tabled cascade ala Steve Forte
9 2005 2
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle with credit information
9 2005 2
Allan Ackerman Simulated Slip Cut tabled cutting sequence for (block) slip cut
9 2005 7
Jerry K. Hartman Covered, Up! selection appears face up on deck while covered with handkerchief
Inspired by 9 2005 9
David Ben Bertram, Braue And Ben combination with 2 more phases: 6 handed deal, Texas Hold'em deal, table faros
Inspired by 9 2005 12
Ross Bertram, David Ben, S. W. Erdnase Tabled Multiple Shift
9 2005 12
David Ben Six Player Stack using table faros and false dealing
9 2005 14
Michael Maddox The Maddox Stack sleight-free
9 2005 16
Martin Gardner Stock Holdout spectator shuffles deck in parts, but partial stack is retained, see credit correction in Issue 11, p. 1
9 2005 17
Gordon Bean One Hand Washes The Other cards are switched around and surprisingly complete good hands
9 Lazarus Insert 2005 1
William Goodwin Bunny Ears handling for Paul Curry's "Linked" (Phoenix 123) with shoelaces on shoe
Inspired by 9 Lazarus Insert 2005 2
David Gripenwaldt The Sound Of One Coin Clinking two quarters slide together on table and transform into half dollar
10 2006 2
Shoot Ogawa Perfect Order using triumph with faro shuffles to retain stack
10 2006 5
Roy Walton Triple Alliance queens on table, selection transposes with queens, deck turns face up
10 2006 11
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Color Shuffles (Part One) manuscript with red-black-effects, see following entries
Related to 10 2006 13
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) I. General Procedures procedures in which the spectator and/or performer shuffles but retains certain aspects of the red-black distribution of the deck
  • Procedure A
  • Procedure B
  • Procedure C
  • Procedure D: Into This Universe
  • Procedure E: Into Two Universes
  • Procedure F: Multiple Shuffle Procedure
10 2006 13
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) II. Tricks, Principles And Applications: 1. The Basic Color Prediction spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards, performer predicted number of red cards therein
10 2006 15
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 2. The Extrasensory Color Count spectator shuffles and deals, performer stops him and knows the number of red cards dealt
10 2006 16
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 3. The Disguised Color Prediction spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards, performer predicted number of red cards therein but has to correct the number tongue-in-cheek
10 2006 16
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 4. The Basic Color Coincidence spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards, performer cuts off another packet, number of red cards in both packets coincides
10 2006 16
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 5. The Lucky Number spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards, number of red cards in this packet corresponds with named small number by spectator
10 2006 16
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 6. Plain Moe
10 2006 17
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 7. The Red Card Force or Prediction
8. A Red Herring! (Or two!)
card force in which the spectator shuffles, cuts off a pile and remembers the first (or third in No. 8) red card
10 2006 17
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 9. "The Next Card That I Will Turn Over Will Be Your Card!" "The Circus Trick" with no-touch force
Related to 10 2006 17
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 10. The Mirror Prediction! !noitciderP rorriM ehT .01 two spectators shuffle and cut off some cards in two decks, number of red cards in one pile is the same as black cards in other pile
10 2006 18
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Color Shuffles (Part Two) part 2 of a manuscript with red-black-effects, see following entries
Related to 11 2009 2
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) I. General Procedures (continued)
  • Procedure G
Related to 11 2009 2
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) II. Tricks, Principles And Applications (continued): 11. "One No" Moe one of four, deep sea fishing sequence, spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards and thinks of a red card therein
11 2009 2
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 12. The Seven Steps to Morris Plains one of six, fishing sequence, spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards and thinks of a red card therein
11 2009 2
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 13. The Mysterious Seven spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards and removes a red card from packet which is divined
11 2009 3
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 14. Not So Plain Moe card fairly chosen, spectator deals face down and performer stops him at selection
11 2009 3
Gordon Bean Not So Plain Moe Variation
11 2009 4
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 15. Four Moes spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards, thinks of first red card and black card next to it, spectator deals and performer stops him at selections
11 2009 4
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 16. Moe & Moe spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards, thinks of first red card and black card next to it, spectator deals and performer stops him at selections which are also named by performer
11 2009 4
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Karl Fulves 17. The Mysterious Force
18. Ruse de Morris Plains
19. The Black Force
cards are shuffled and packet cut off by spectator, this is divided in two piles, number of red in one packet corresponds with number of black cards in other packet, three presentations
Inspired by 11 2009 5
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 20. The Hunt for Red October (Book Test) page and word forced via playing card procedure
11 2009 6
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 21. The Hunt for Black October page and word forced via playing card procedure, multiple out
11 2009 6
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 22. The Red Force Book Test force book and playing card procedure
11 2009 7
Michael Weber A Spectator Named Kennedy shuffled deck, spectator apparently deals cards from center while magicians gets a full house
Related to 11 2009 7
Dai Vernon Double Lift from Fan
11 2009 8
Rajneesh Madhok, Gregory Wilson 'N Synch divination of two thought-of numbers over the phone, method uses watch with second hand
Inspired by 11 2009 11
Rajneesh Madhok Tell A Phony Too divination of birth month and playing card over the phone with dealing procedure, variation of Eddie Fields' "Tell a Phony" (Greater Artful Dodges, p. 111)
11 2009 12
Rajneesh Madhok 'N Synch 2 divination of thought-of number over the phone, method uses watch with second hand
Inspired by 11 2009 13
Bill Kalush The Open Ditch
11 2009 14
Bill Kalush Bottom Deal Lap Second Deal Lap variation
11 2009 15
Gordon Bean The Two-Ton Prophet spectator thinks of a card, performer names a number, at that position is the thought-of card, full deck set-up, inspired by Stewart James' "The Prophet's Choice" (James File, p. 2075)
11 2009 16
William Goodwin, Gordon Bruce Goodwin/Bruce (GB) Switch turning over half the deck as one card with right hand spread cover
11 2009 17
Data entered by Denis Behr.