Written by Stephen Minch

1989
Work of Dai Vernon

219 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Tom Gagnon.
Language: English

(81 entries)

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Creators Title Comments & References Page AA Categories
Dai Vernon Matching the Cards Forerunner
Variations xii
Stephen Minch Riffle Force with credit information
xv
Dai Vernon Matching the Cards Forerunner II
xvi
Sam Leo Horowitz Blindfold Poker Deal Variation
xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Ambitious Card Sequence duplicates
xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Spelling progressive set up
xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Faced Deck
xvii
Sam Leo Horowitz Longitudinal Crimp
xviii
Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Reverse two methods
xxiv
Dai Vernon Back Transpo two duplicates from different decks change place
xxvi
Theodore Annemann One Way Location two times
xxviii
Sam Leo Horowitz Jack Back strange effect
xxxi
Louis Zingone Two Deck Prediction two
xxxiii
Unknown Gambler's Bubble Peek
xxxvi
Louis Zingone Billet Switch
xxxviii
Dai Vernon Subway Gambler's Palm bottom to right, general information
1
Dai Vernon The Contortion Palm
3
Dr. Jacob Daley Face-Lift Addition cop to under deck, table edge
Related to 5
Dai Vernon The Lilliput Palm small packet handling
8
Dr. James William Elliott An Historical Note on the Dr. Elliott Top Palm
Related to 11
Dai Vernon Revolving Palm-Replacement
13
Arthur Finley The Finley Diagonal Palm Shift Revisited clarifications
15
Dai Vernon Flat Top with replacement
16
Dai Vernon Flat Top Switch using flat palm
25
Dai Vernon The Spring-Loaded Tip-Over Change
27
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Block Addition Move
Variations 30
Herb Zarrow A Note on Zarrow's Revolving Aces spectator says stop four times while riffling
35
Herb Zarrow Revolving Force
35
Dai Vernon Back Breaker obtaining break under top card
37
Harry Riser Dribble Control to second from bottom
38
Dr. Jacob Daley The Hair's-Breadth Stall delaying a control
39
Dai Vernon, Cy Endfield Vernon on the "Endfield" Slip Cut
41
Dai Vernon On the Hay False Dovetail Shuffle variation on Henry Hay Shuffle
44
Dai Vernon A Table Pass
50
Dai Vernon Spellatron
57
Dai Vernon Cut and Spell a card is instantly spelled to from a shuffled deck
Related to 59
Morris Loewy Lowe Palm
Variations 60
Dai Vernon Caught in the Stretch card is extracted
63
Dai Vernon If the Suit Fits...
67
Bruce Cervon Trans Mitt while spectator holds cards
70
Dai Vernon Interlock
72
Dai Vernon Given the Slip four cards at face of packets
Related toVariations 75
Dai Vernon Will-O'-the-Wisp vanish and recovery via handwashing
81
Dai Vernon The Vernon Deck Vanish and Recovery
93
Dai Vernon Joker Monte unusual method, cards in glasses
Related to
  • "Final Choice” (Peter Warlock, Abracadabra, Vol. 42 No. 1072, August 1966, p. 84)
99
Dai Vernon Joker Monte - Gaff
102
Dai Vernon, Carmen D'Amico Three in the Hand, One in the Bush pseudo thirds and seconds
105
Dai Vernon A Straight Deal pseudo fifth,... deal
Variations 108
Dai Vernon The David and Goliath Deal aces shoot out of the deck, hidden rubber band
111
Fred Black Black's Stack
113
Dai Vernon Stacked to Formula
116
Dai Vernon Setting the Bridge
118
Dai Vernon On your Metal fingerring and coin both in handkerchiefs
123
Dai Vernon All Sound and Fabric through table done with silk
Variations 128
Nate Leipzig, Dai Vernon Right Where? coin is put in fist
Inspired by 130
Dai Vernon Deep Back Clip
132
Dai Vernon Two Techniques with the Purse Palm
135
Dai Vernon The Hand-to-Hand Vanish purse palm
135
Dai Vernon The Purse Palm Load
137
Dai Vernon Pastiche on Ramsay, with Variations "handwashing" moves
139
Dai Vernon On the Origins of the Steeplechase Flourish
147
Dai Vernon Folding Money
149
Dai Vernon Cashing a Check check is torn, burned in flash, changes to bill
156
"Vester" Adams Flight of Fabric silk to pocket effect
161
Arthur Finley Remote Control spectator riffle shuffles after control, cards spread before pushed together
Related toVariations 166
Sam Leo Horowitz Look Homeward, Angel card travels from bottom of deck to named postion reversed
Also published here 168
Henry Christ Obstinate Pasteboards cards turn over without the magician wanting so
171
Henry Christ Christ Reversal similar to Larreverse
Also published here 171
Faucett Ross Twice Turned
175
Faucett Ross Overhand Shuffle Reverse
175
Mac MacDonald Lost Chord Piano Trick variation
177
Dr. Jacob Daley Vis-à-vis
180
Dr. Jacob Daley Select Transposition one card changes to selection
185
Dr. Jacob Daley Interlocking Setup ten cards
187
Tenkai Ishida Phoenix Bill Vanish bill is placed in sheet of paper
193
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Cut to Perfection
199
Jay Ose Presentation for the Glass through Table
203
John Scarne Doppelgänger Location great conditions, weak revelation, wrong method according to Fulves, see reference
Related to 205
John Scarne Western Union Trick telegram, for real method sie "Remote Control" reference
Related to 208
Dai Vernon What's-the-Value Solitaire
Related to 215
Dai Vernon Think-of-a-card Solitaire
219