Written by Bruce Elliott
Work of Various
200 pages (Hardcover), published by Louis Tannen
Illustrated with drawings
Language: English
253 entries
Cover photograph
Creators Title Comments & References Issue Year Page AA Categories
Royal Vale Heath Tap Tap Tap selection and five other cards are put in envelopes, performer taps the envelopes and spectator mentally spells his card, when he stops the performer his hand is on the correct envelope, using deck with different backs (rainbow)
201 1950 802
Cy Endfield Sub Aqua image of card appears on little "photographic paper"
201 1950 803
John Hamilton Loaded prediction of a word in a book
201 1950 804
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Fred Keating, Wally Dean, Ballantine, Cy Endfield, Martin Gardner, George Schindler
201 1950 805
Wally Dean Deanball drop ball vanish
202 1950 806
Bert Fenn Jokerneurosis rainbow deck of jokers, four cards transform into aces, then the faces into a normal deck
202 1950 807
Hugh Carroll, Charles Hopkins Out!
202 1950 808
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Carl Rosini, Bill Simon, Audley Walsh, Victor Jorey
202 1950 809
Victor Jory Jory's Verdict! presentation for center tear
203 1950 810
Alexandro Dagger in the Mind blindfolded card stab, two cards, two decks
203 1950 811
John Hamilton Hamilton's Idea sliding knot, that can also be picked off the rope
203 1950 812
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Scarne, John Hamilton idea for the newspaper tear, Martin Gardner, George Karger, Max Andrews
203 1950 813
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Kuda Bux, Richard Himber, Rosenbloom, Victor Jory, Cardini, Fred Keating, Blackstone, Al Flosso, Johnny Paul
204 1950 814
Roy Benson Vanish! billard ball vanish sequence
204 1950 815
Charles Hudson Switch Back way to find the bridged card
204 1950 815
Art Lyle Art-Istic
204 1950 816
John A. M. Howie Ambitious Transpo
Variations 204 1950 816
George Schindler Note to Hand billet switch with matchbox
Inspired by 204 1950 817
Vern Schoneck Sic Transit selected cards visibly appear in beer glass
205 1950 818
Harvey P. Graham Gloria Mundi deck is placed in a glass, cards fall out except selection
205 1950 818
Greer Marechal Jr. Coloss-Index ideas for an index, with bigger billets than usual
205 1950 819
Robert Lund Lucifers! several spectators get different books of matches to hold, they turn out to be all the same
205 1950 820
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dr. Stanley Jaks, Audley Walsh, Lee Noble, Bobby Baxter, a card to pocket and a rainbow deck gag by Gerald Kosky
205 1950 821
Edward Marlo Marlo's Janus some red and ten cards are mixed, spectator deals them on face-up cards on table, all color match, double facers, see also p. 837
Variations 206 1950 822
Bill Woodfield Simplo saliva method
206 1950 823
George Schindler Dial phoned person names selection, number is formed by writing letters on a business card
Inspired by 206 1950 823
Ronald B. Edwards Spongball Levitation in a glass
206 1950 824
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Bill Simon, Ted Messenger, Cleopatra, Sorcar, Frank Garcia, John Scarne, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Greer Marechal, Jimmy Herpick, Frank Joglar, Larry Weeks, Cy Endfield
206 1950 825
L. Vosburgh Lyons Lyons Den paper puzzle, solution on p. 833
207 1950 825
A. Deleport Pocket It reprint from Grant's "The Trixter" from 1933, spectator puts deck in his pocket and picks out his selection
207 1950 826
U. F. Grant Grant's Card Trick three cards change places, two under hand of the spectator one in performer's pocket, duplicate
207 1950 827
Oke Strom A Worthwhile Tip tip for rubber billard ball holders
207 1950 827
U. F. Grant Visible: Invisible Thread invisible thread gag, thread appears
207 1950 827
U. F. Grant The Impossible Knot knot routine with a handkerchief
207 1950 828
Bruce Elliott The Back Room
207 1950 829
U. F. Grant A New Coin Fold
207 1950 829
Frank Garcia Garcia's Gaff balancing a coin on the edge of another
208 1950 830
Bill Talent Mirage see also p. 841
208 1950 831
Bruce Elliott Math performer names selection of position, sort of early anti-faro
208 1950 832
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Keith Clark, Richard Himber
208 1950 833
Royal Vale Heath Retrospecs card is held behind performer, who divines it, mathematical, see also p. 841, glasses sight gag, Fibonacci sequence
209 1950 834
Bruce Elliott Full! empty matchbook turns into a full one
209 1950 836
Harvey P. Graham Peas two in the hand one in the pocket routine, with peas, Mendel's laws of genetic presentation
209 1950 836
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Fred Keating, Dai Vernon
209 1950 837
Bob Somerfeld Outmaneuvered one of five cards is predicted
209 1950 837
Bill Woodfield Automatic Writing automatic writing turns out to be the selected card, way to write in mirror writing, see also p. 842
VariationsAlso published here 210 1950 838
Larette A Close-Up Indian Rope Trick
Also published here 210 1950 839
L. Vosburgh Lyons, James A. Fowler Howdy Knowit! with 27 cards, three piles, performer knows selection and position
210 1950 840
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Vernon, Martin Gardner, Mike Bornstein
210 1950 841
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Charles Nyquist, Hofzinser, Compars Hermann, George Jason, Max Holden
211 1950 842
Bill Nord Hairy Flare moving match box, with burning match
211 1950 842
Franklin V. Taylor Reader's Digest idea for Annemann's magazine test
211 1950 842
John Hamilton Variant thimble penetrates handkerchief
Also published here 211 1950 843
Cy Keller Pip Pix card appears on photo paper
211 1950 844
Milton Kort Kort Kard fingerprint card trick, see also p. 855 for cryptic credit information
Related to 211 1950 845
Oscar Weigle Poison Trick chosen / poisoned glass is found, see also p. 849
Related toVariations 211 1950 845
Elizabeth Warlock Linklater with a piece of wood, similar working to Dean's Box
Inspired by 212 1950 846
Bill Nord Bill Nord's Purse handkerchief appears in invisible purse / purse frame
Related toAlso published here 212 1950 848
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Harry Blackstone, Martin Gardner, Dr. Jaks, Audley Walsh, Bobby Baxter, gag by Bob Hummer
212 1950 849
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Puncture! hole moved on business card
Related to 213 1950 850
Vern Schoneck Bluff & Challenge four aces change into jacks, aces found in pocket of performer, challenge presentation
213 1950 851
The Great Maurice The Cards and the Handkerchief three selections fall out of the deck when covered with handkerchief
213 1950 852
The Great Maurice Multiple Card Control adding palmed cards
213 1950 852
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dr. Daley, Dudley Fossum, Ade Duval, Milbourne Christopher, Dr. Jaks, Roy Benson
213 1950 853
Robert Lund Levencenter dime is put in matchbook and does not fall out
213 1950 853
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Willard Smith, Jack LeDair, Max Katz, Sid Lorraine, Maurice Fogel, Audley Walsh, Frances Ireland, Al Baker
214 1950 854
Ken Beale, Frank Garcia Wormy Gags! gags with a plastic worm
214 1950 854
John R. Boyko Strike Three and Out Variation card found by counting down three times to apparently random values
Inspired by
  • "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
214 1950 855
Eugene L. Bulson Scotch Purse coin from purse frame
214 1950 856
John A. M. Howie Caught Knot knots appear on rope
Also published here 214 1950 856
Charles R. Blyth, Jr. Chameleon Sponge Ball! red and blue sponge ball change places in spectator's and performer's hand, then ball in performer's hand vanishes and spectator has two green balls in his hand
214 1950 857
Audley Walsh, Ken Allen, Gerald R. Blount, Leslie Spiewak, Mike Millet, Ken Beale Given Goblet chosen / poisoned glass is found, several methods
Related to 215 1950 858
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Si Stebbins (newspaper article), Maurice Fogel, Frank Garcia, Bill Simon
215 1950 861
Norman Jensen Half a Jit vanish of one half of a coin, context trick
215 1950 861
Ronald B. Edwards Problems in Prophecy
216 1950 862
U. F. Grant Grant's Secret
216 1950 863
Gerald R. Blount Tombé
216 1950 864
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on John Mulholland, Paul Fleming, Rudy Miller, Milbourne Christopher, Blackstone, Paul Stadelman, Carl Ballantine, Roy Benson, Dr. Jaks, Norman Jensen
216 1950 865
Dr. Jacob Daley, Dr. Stanley Jaks Daley's Device bill switch while putting it in envelope
Also published here 217 1950 866
Gerald Kosky The Plot's the Thing two plots and routine for murder game
217 1950 867
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dr. Rhine
217 1950 869
Herbert Milton Sympathetic Clubs two decks, reprint from The Jinx
218 1950 870
Dr. Jacob Daley Letter to Bruce Elliott on the sympathetic clubs
218 1950 870
Jack Miller Discless coin under handkerchief is dropped in glass and vanishes, impromptu method
Related to 218 1950 871
Dr. Jacob Daley Thoughts on Sympathetic Clubs
218 1950 872
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dr. Rhine part 2
218 1950 873
Cy Keller The Cat's Whiskers cat finds correct envelope
218 1950 873
Harry Lorayne Quinella two cards revealed via air pressure turnover
Related toAlso published here 219 1950 874
Unknown Slip Cut
219 1950 874
Unknown Air Pressure Turnover
219 1950 874
Don Tanner On a Business Card signed business card in coin envelope with a hole, message appears
219 1950 875
Cyril Marriott An Amazing Demonstration five cards are selected, medium finds all and gives them to the people who originally selected them
219 1950 876
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Senator Crandall, Gerald Kosky, Jacob Daley, Ken Beale
219 1950 877
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 220 1951 878
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko - The Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here 220 1951 879
Don Tanner Death's Angel billets are burnt, with a hat
220 1951 880
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Andy Furlong, Bob Orben
220 1951 881
Fred Peterson Puzzle of the Pages word isa selected with the aid of a business card, that has a hole punched through to read one word, card is moved on page and stopped
Variations 221 1951 882
John A. M. Howie Changeable card changes four times, with sucker elements
221 1951 883
Cy Endfield Jack in the Box triple prediction, selected color, number on penny and card on top of the deck
221 1951 884
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Doc Weiss, Johnnie Murray, Djin, Dr. Jaks, crooked card
221 1951 885
Unknown Big Skull pack placed in spectator's mouth, who is then tapped on the head. All cards, except selection fall out
Also published here 221 1951 885
John Hamilton Rip It handkerchief tied on rope, is pulled free
Related toAlso published here 222 1951 886
Bruce Elliott A. P.
Also published here 222 1951 887
Fred Peterson Pins forcing word on newspaper, pushing a pin through
Related to 222 1951 888
Bruce Elliott Two Fold Folderol billets in envelope, subtlety
Inspired by 222 1951 888
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dorny, Leon Maguire, Jimmy Drilling, Dai Vernon, Norman Jensen, Johnnie Murray, Cy Keller, Pat Terry, Bill Larsen, Frank Jogglar, Feank Garcia
222 1951 889
Dr. Stanley Jaks Jaks' Subtlest Secret word is encircled on clipboard
Related toVariationsAlso published here 223 1951 890
Purvis W. Miller Both Ways two cards transpose twice and eventually travel to performer's pocket
223 1951 891
Taman Bacio imprint of a kiss travels from cheek of a spectator to an other man's cheek
223 1951 891
Fred Fletcher Eye Cue code for cards
223 1951 892
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ken Brooke, Johnny Paul, Jim Thompson
223 1951 893
Johnny Paul Devano Card Rise Ideas
223 1951 893
John Murray Murray's Muse matchbook gag
223 1951 893
Bill Simon Biddled with just ten cards, without selection
Also published here 224 1951 894
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
224 1951 894
Orville Wayne Meyer Clubbed
224 1951 895
George Blake Interchange
Inspired by 224 1951 896
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on George Schindler, Dr. Jaks, Jak Ledair
224 1951 897
Dr. Ben B. Braude Balloon Buster card in on of selected balloon, for magicians, three stooges (!)
224 1951 897
Bruce Elliott No Five five dollar bill put on one dollar bill, five dollar bill vanishes
225 1951 898
Bob Somerfeld Whose Hue prediction of two words
Inspired byRelated to 225 1951 900
George Goldberg Matchum
225 1951 900
John Murray Dancing Dollar communicating with medium, thread
225 1951 900
George Schindler Six Sided Spirit named geometrical figure appears on paper
225 1951 900
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dr. Elliott, Vernon, Jay Marshall, Jack Gwynne, Ross Bertram, Clayton Rawson
225 1951 901
Dr. Jacob Daley Lipop card is pushed in center and comes out by itself transformed, it helps to have a belly
226 1951 902
Bill Simon Sitting Bull seated, coin on leg is vanished and reproduced
Related toAlso published here 226 1951 903
Nile Rothenbach Wet Cent small balls in tube filled with water are extracted without spilling the water, also with coins
226 1951 904
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on George Kaplan, Milbourne Christopher, Martin Gardner, Mike Millet, Bill Simon, Dr. Jaks, Francis Carlyle, Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon, John Boyko, Sid Lorraine, Leo Rullman, Keith Clark, Fu Manchu
226 1951 905
John R. Boyko Registered Mail city names on stamp matches person
226 1951 905
Jack Miller Miller's Mighty Mite flourish with ball, rubber cement
227 1951 906
John Hamilton The Australian Deal two cards are found twice by means of the down under deal
Variations 227 1951 907
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Richard Himber, Clayton Rawson, Dr. Elliott, Wallace Dibble, Audley Walsh, Bill Simon
227 1951 909
Dai Vernon, L. Widdop, Arthur Finley Thanks to Finley, Vernon, Widdop
228 1951 910
John A. M. Howie Cavorting Coins four coins are turned over several times, do as i do with coins, three phases
228 1951 912
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Dr. Taylor, Widdop, Magicol
228 1951 913
Jay Lillis No T.V. magician turns off television by concentration
228 1951 913
Milbourne Christopher Popsicle ice cream taken from pocket, small explosion
229 1951 914
Dr. Theodore Sack Dr. Sack's Cent impromptu version for penny in wooden tube penetrates matchstick
229 1951 915
Bert Fenn Stud card mucking for reversed card in stud poker
229 1951 916
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on James G. Thompson Jr., Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Al Baker, Harry Blackstone, Gali Gali, Washington Irving Bishop
229 1951 917
Jack Spalding Tiltable tips on building a table
229 1951 917
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Emil Jarrow, Richard Himber, Milbourne Christopher, Larry Grey
230 1951 918
Norman Jensen Wet Ice Cream gag, water from cone of ice cream, fake
230 1951 918
Lee Noble (reviewer) Classified Comedy by Robert Orben 230 1951 918
Roy Benson Bizarre Bag bag is filled with eggs as a climax
Also published here 230 1951 919
Francis Carlyle Palm to Palm with cigarette, purse palm
230 1951 920
Al Baker Bar Trick Fooler finesse
230 1951 921
Dai Vernon Softy! angles
231 1951 922
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! phase for ambitious card
Also published here 231 1951 924
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the S.A.M - I.B.M. convention, Sid Lorraine, Dai Vernon, Dr. Jaks, Frank Garcia, Bill Simon, Ross Bertram, Johnny Platt, Chic Schoke, Leslie Barrie, Gene Bernstein, Tom Hanlon, Russell Swann, Audley Walsh, Del Ray, Jay Marshall
231 1951 925
Eugene Bernstein Shaker's Switch idea for old gag, pressing coin on forehead of spectator
231 1951 925
Sid Lorraine Off the Record card prediction on a record
232 1951 926
John A. M. Howie Silver Switch with edge palm, version with a handkerchief
232 1951 927
Tom Ransom Racing Aces! four aces marked with an X on the back, covered each with three cards, aces vanish and appear in pocket, vanishing ink
232 1951 928
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Roy Benson, Richard Himber, Ande Furlong, Annemann's diary, Peter Warlock, Orson Welles
232 1951 929
Will Baffel The Girl with the Eggs puzzle with matches
Also published here 232 1951 929
Sam Leo Horowitz X-It! paper torn in eight pieces, performer draws an X on four of them, the marks disappear and appear on the other pieces
Inspired byAlso published here 233 1951 930
Tom Ransom New(er) View impromptu version of the Curry effect
Inspired by 233 1951 931
Cy Keller Brahman Bell stop trick, spectator rings a bell when he wants, with Burling Hull's PopEyed Popper Deck
233 1951 932
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Pearson Mapes, Lou Tannen, Jack Spaulding, George Karger
233 1951 933
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Magicol, Larry Becker, Gerald Kosky, Orson Welles, Leslie Barrie, Tommy Martin, Bill Nord
234 1951 934
George Schindler One in a Million one card is marked with an X, spectator selects exactly that card
234 1951 934
Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Gambler with gambling theme, spectator has to deal from the bottom
234 1951 934
Cy Keller You Do As Cy Do both cards at same position
Variations 234 1951 935
Don Tanner Ashes to Ashes name written on a billet and burnt, ashes put on a second billet and eventually name appears
234 1951 936
Bill Nord Ex-straw-dinary paper from a straw twists like a snake when water is dropped on it, then when touched with a cigarette it vanishes
234 1951 937
Leslie Spiewak Lucifer's Sleight as "Les Spewack", coin is produced in a flash, matchbox
234 1951 937
Martin Gardner Spectacular name of card appears on lenses of glasses when breathing on them
234 1951 937
Don Tanner Reunion cut and restored cigarette
Also published here 235 1951 938
John Hamilton Nested handling for nest of boxes
235 1951 939
Tommy Vanderschmidt Cupro! copper and silver coins each wrapped in a silk and put in a glass each, then they change places
235 1951 940
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Cy Endfield, Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Dr. Braude, Max Katz, Martin Gardner, Audley Walsh, Hen Fetsch, Cardini, Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon, T. Nelson Downs
235 1951 941
Hen Fetsch Simulacrum spectator pushes needle through doll, performer knows where, voodoo
Related to 236 1951 942
Hen Fetsch Only the Magician Nose! with envelopes and blindfolded, perfume marking
236 1951 943
Hen Fetsch Perfume Presto! chosen / poisoned glass is found
Related to 236 1951 943
Hen Fetsch Betcha!
  • reading the date of a coin through a paper
  • predicting the right card, gag (two versions)
  • showing five kings in a deck
Also published here 236 1951 944
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Ivan Sanderson, Audley Walsh, Magicol, Dr. Jaks, Norman Jensen, Martin Gardner, Jay Marshall, Al Cohn, Lee Noble
236 1951 945
Bill Nord Magical Rorschach ink blot vanishes, Rorschach test presentation
236 1951 945
Ross Bertram 10 to 1 dime is stretched until its a silver dollar
237 1951 946
Bert Fenn I Win! several phases, see p. 953 for corrections
237 1951 947
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Norman Jensen, Milbourne Christopher, H. P. Graham, Clayton Rawson, Audley Walsh, Wilbur Kattner, Dariel Fitzkee, Bill Larsen
237 1951 949
George Schindler Sealed Penetration deck is sealed and put in spectator's pocket, performer fishes card out very fast
Related to 237 1951 949
Herb Runge C'Mon and Shine! idea and tips on the shiner
238 1951 950
Herb Runge Effect #1 peeking a card
238 1951 950
Herb Runge Effect #2 seeing with fingertips, name of cards
238 1951 951
Bruce Elliott Tipsy Turvy
Related to 238 1951 951
Herb Runge Effect #3
238 1951 952
Herb Runge Effect #4 peeking a card
238 1951 952
Hen Fetsch Date Man Duplication day on calendar sheet is encircled, divination
Variations 238 1951 952
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Matt Schulien, Don Alan and his set, Clark Crandall
238 1951 953
Bruce Elliott On A Tear monte, tearing up corner, false index
Related to 239 1951 954
M. B. Schulman Up plunger principle, placement
239 1951 955
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Solitaire stacking for an advantage in playing Solitaire
239 1951 956
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Chavez School, Jay Marshall, Sidney Lenz, Johny Albenice, Fred Keating
239 1951 957
Lee Noble (reviewer) Comedy Technique by Robert Orben 239 1951 957
Carlo Rossetti Carlo Rossetti's Rise thimble through handkerchief
Related toAlso published here 240 1951 958
Unknown Twist coin vanishes from handkerchief, held by spectator
240 1951 959
Ronald B. Edwards A 2.00$ Trick coin assembly with magazines, last coin found in magazine
Variations 240 1951 959
Bill Pugley Bill Pugley's Sight! peek method with index cards, stack with a hole
240 1951 960
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on hypnotism, Ormond McGill, Sphinx
240 1951 961
James G. Thompson Jr. On the Elliot's Card Change
Related to 240 1951 961
Martin Gardner, Bill Simon Similar Twins cards are shuffled face down into face up, spectator removes two face up cards and performer two face down card, same value
Variations 241 1951 962
Bert Allerton Allerton's Biddled Card handling for the biddle trick
241 1951 963
Bert Allerton New Papel Blanco blank card is signed, face of a card appears on its back, then blank card vanishes
241 1951 963
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on letters in a magazine about proofing psychic power, Ed Stoddard, credits in "Scarne's Magic Tricks", Dr. Jaks
241 1951 965
H. K. Becker Your Flush gambling demonstration, royal flush finish
242 1951 966
Unknown A New Glide à la Kelly Bottom Placement
242 1951 966
Stylesmith Predictor tripple prediction, three envelopes on big black board, different colored crayons
Inspired by 242 1951 967
Jack Avis The Jokers ten cards on table, selected one is predicted the others are jokers
242 1951 968
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Baker's dead, Leslie Barrie, Willard Smith, Bill Simon, Herman Hansen
242 1951 969
H. K. Becker Super Fillip back of card changes
Inspired by 242 1951 969
Dick Piser Piser's Flaming Boutonniere handkerchief changes into boutonniere in a flash
Related to 242 1951 969
Gerald Kosky Color-I-Tus on perceiving reality, colored dots on a cards change, coin seems to be made from rubber
Inspired by
  • Nixon's Chinese Coin Mistery
243 1951 970
John Hamilton The King two black kings, chosen king changes into selection
243 1951 971
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Francis Carlyle, Dr. Jaks, Martin Gardner, Bob Orben, Frank Garcia, Lee Noble, Bill Simon
243 1951 973
Dai Vernon, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bill Simon, Martin Gardner, Norman Jensen, Bruce Elliott The Ruler force with ruler with name of cards, ruler is balanced on two fingers and fingers brought together until fingers meet, see also p. 981 for ideas by John Hamilton
Variations 244 1951 974
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele Teaser
244 1951 975
John A. M. Howie To and Fro
244 1951 975
Vern Schoneck A Few
  • adding cards to a deck, with a pencil
  • rising card (with rubber band)
244 1951 976
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Martin Gardner, Gershon Legman, John Thursday, Harry Opel, Jack Chanin
244 1951 977
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Don Castello, Gen Grant, Audley Walsh, Martin Gardner, Frank Joglar, Fred Keating, Jay Marshall, Al Baker, Norman Jensen, Lou Tannen
245 1951 978
Dr. Stanley Jaks You Cross As I Cross spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same page
Also published here 245 1951 979
Frank Huck, John Hamilton Letters
245 1951 980
Franklin V. Taylor Wet Dime! water drops fall from between two coins
245 1951 980
Bill Nord Snakes Alive animals are written down and one billet selected, fake snake appears, snake pill
Also published here 245 1951 981
Dr. William E. Belanger Belanger's Atom Smasher paper with an atom drawn on it, is torn and restored, drawing changes in the process
245 1951 981
Paul Curry You're a Liar presentational idea
Related toAlso published here 246 1952 982
Norman Jensen The Sticky Steal vanish of a bill in envelope / stealing something from an envelope
246 1952 983
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Key key balanced on finger turns over
Related toVariationsAlso published here 246 1952 984
Unknown Release! ring off rope
Related to 246 1952 984
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Milbourne Christopher, Lee Noble, Don Alan, Carl Rosini, George Starke, Stars of Magic, Orson Welles, Cy Endfield, Charlie Miller, Jimmy Grippo, Cardini
246 1952 985
Ernest Heldman Letter on Tricks from the Phoenix
Related to 246 1952 985
Milbourne Christopher One Man's Opinion opening gag, paper makes some noise
Also published here 247 1952 986
Dr. William Weyeneth Tisch-Trick coin is pushed through a small slit in a card, from "Hokuspokus" magazine, see p. 997 for idea by Gerald Kosky
Variations 247 1952 987
Jack Chanin Folded sound is made shortly before paper is torn
247 1952 988
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Wheatley, Mickey MacDougall, Tommy Hanlon, Jay Marshall
247 1952 989
Harry Lorayne Saltless deck divides at chosen card when thrown, crimp, see p. 997 for credit details
Also published here 247 1952 989
Bruce Elliott, Dai Vernon B.D.V. with hole deck in hand, spectator can decide on every card, without looking at it
Also published here 248 1952 990
Dai Vernon Strip-Out Addition
248 1952 990
Jack Harper Jack Harper's Letter to Hubert Lambert two person telepathy routine
248 1952 991
Fred Fletcher The Circle or Pass the Cards ten people are standing in a circle, all are holding a playing card and while performer looks away, spectators can pass their cards along, divination of how many passes
248 1952 992
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, The Friday Night Sodality, Bob Orben, Frank Joglar
248 1952 993
Dr. Jacob Daley Motile! sympathetic coins, on handkerchief
Related toAlso published here 249 1952 994
Unknown Sliding Steal
249 1952 994
Oscar Weigle A Trick that Grows on You
249 1952 996
George Schindler Torn Quartet stealing for centers, one bigger paper
249 1952 996
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Ed Stoddard, Sid Lorraine, Ralph Read, Knights of Magic, Dai Vernon, Dr. Braude, Gerald Kosky, Gershon Legman
249 1952 997
Martin Gardner, "Chic" Schoke Easy Aces Aces in the deck stay in the same order after spectator riffle shuffled the deck three times
249 1952 997
Bruce Elliott Dr. Elliott about Dr. James W. Elliott
250 1952 998
Dr. James William Elliott Doctor Elliott's Aquitment hand washing
250 1952 999
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Last Lethargy false second deal
250 1952 1001
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