1,127 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Divination / Mind Reading / Miscellaneous
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Unknown How to tell one what card he seeth in the bottome, when the same card is shuffled into the stocke card peeked, kept under control with jog shuffle and then "forced" (given) to spectator and divined
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown An other waie to doo the same, having your selfe indeed never seene the card card glimpsed with diversion (like letting some cards fall), making piles and following the card, then giving it to spectator and divining it
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown To tell what Card a Person thinks upon, though you are not in the Room, or which Card he has touched, or waved his Hand over strange method
Breslaw's Last Legacy 62
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
Unknown Deviner la carte pensée card thought from fan
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 144
Unknown Deviner combien de clefs une personne a dans sa poche Guess how many keys a person has in his pocket
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 241
Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained
Modern Magic 50
Unknown The Cards Revealed by the Looking-Glass joke
Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Guess, by the aid of a Passage of Poetry or Prose, such one of Sixteen Cards as, in the Performer's Absence, has been Touched or Selected by the Company verbal code
Modern Magic 56
Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins
Modern Magic 57
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck
Tricks with Cards 58
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked
Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained
Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation
Tricks with Cards 93
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Also published here Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead
Tricks with Cards 127
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found
Tricks with Cards 129
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
VariationsAlso published here More Magic 27
Unknown Practical Illustrations
  • top cards named after cut
  • spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
More Magic 75
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck
More Magic 81
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck
More Magic 84
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code
More Magic 242
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen No. 4, spectator writes name of card on paper, card divined by performer, impression on silver plate
Der Kartenkünstler 6
Unknown Das Hellsehen No. 17, one of three cards chosen, performer divines, assistant codes with position of cigarette in mouth
Der Kartenkünstler 22
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft No. 18, a picture card is turned around, performer knows with one
Der Kartenkünstler 23
Unknown Die Macht des Zauberstabes No. 44, four packets cut by performer, he names top cards of all piles
Der Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Das Nennen jeder Karte im Spiel oder das bezauberte Messer borrowed pocket knife stabbed into borrowed deck, performer repeatedly names card above knife, bottom card glimpsed and slipped to stabbed spot
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen pseudo muscle-reading used to divine a word written on a piece of paper, impression onto metal tray with soap covered paper
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer spectator stabs knife into shuffled deck, performer names card, bottom card slipped into position
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 28
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Einzig unfehlbare Manier, um vom Publikum gemerkte Karten zu erraten strange force of fourth card from top
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 29
Unknown Nennen zweier Karten deck cut in two piles, performer names top two cards
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 43
Unknown Nennen mehrerer gezogener Karten cards chosen, then deck switched and cards returned, cards identified because they are twice in deck or because one deck is short
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Nennen der obersten Karte im Spiel performer names top card of shuffled deck multiple times
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Die von drei Personen gedachten Karten erraten zu können three spectators each think of one of three cards, performer divines them
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 48
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Hellseher several spectators chose cards and seal them in envelopes, performer divines the cards inside, marked envelopes
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 80
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown Der mysteriöse Kartenkreis card chosen from clock dial layout with counting procedure
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Die künstliche Reihenfolge der Karten simple cyclical stack, divination of chosen card
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 97
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft performer blindfolded, spectators hand him cards which he holds to his forehead and divines, palmed mirror
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 73
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler "by H. Sch., Dresden", deck laid out on table, performer can find any named card from the back, switched for stacked deck
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 60
Unknown Thought Foretold deck divided in four piles, one chose, all cards divined and predicted
New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown X Rays cards in envelopes are divined, two methods, envelopes marked visually or haptically
Related to New Era Card Tricks 144
Unknown The Mysterious Hat two cards are divined and then travel into hat
New Era Card Tricks 190
Unknown Mystic Divination pile of card selected and pocketed by spectator, cards are divined by performer
New Era Card Tricks 191
Unknown Ein Geheimnis deck shuffled and cut into two piles, performer looks at top card of one pile and can name top card of other pile, repeated
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 12) 184
Hugo Schröder Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", layout of all cards on table, performer can name any of the cards
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 4
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine Gedanken-Photographie spectator writes card on paper, two blank business cards put in box, on one appears image and on other name of selection
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 184
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik card taken out of in-the-hands spread, deck secretly cut and bottom card glimpsed and divined
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 92
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik II. ten cards chosen and named
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 8) 126
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik III. three cards chosen, one card appears face-up on face of deck, other two cards named
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 139
L. Graham Lewis To Tell the Card at which any Members of the Audience May Cut a Pack people cut off small piles, bottom cards divined, stack
The Modern Conjurer 67
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 13. card put in envelope is divined
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 11
Hänsel Kastner Sensationelles Erraten einer gedachten Karte mit Hülfe des Muskellesens spectator cuts off a pile and remembers bottom card which is later divined, break picked up during replacement
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 118
Hugo Schrader Eine übernatürliche Uebereinstimmung card chosen and lost, dominoes placed together by spectator, endpoint indicate suit and value and added up the position of the selection
Inspired by
  • "Unerreicht!" (Conradis Der Kartenkünstler im XX. Jahrhundert, p. 81)
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 70
Hugo Schrader Die Augen als Kartenspiegel spectator has two cards and should hold up one, performer divines it, less blood in the hand
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 91
A. J. Hellsehen mit Karten medium knows order of cards after "spectator' shuffles, stooge, medium in dark bag with flash light
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 188
Unknown Clairvoyance with Cards - First Method spectator touches card in fanned-out deck, performer instantly names it
The Art of Magic 165
Theodore DeLand Third Method deck shuffled by spectators and several remove a card, they're replaced and divined, index with hole throughout deck (x-ray deck)
The Art of Magic 166
Unknown The Reversed Card spectator turns card end for end and performer knows which one
Modern Card Manipulation 94
Charles T. Jordan The Twentieth Century Puzzle No. 14, chosen cards are returned into deck one by one and divined
Thirty Card Mysteries 46
Charles T. Jordan Telepathic Control No. 15, card chosen after some dealing is divined
Thirty Card Mysteries 48
Charles T. Jordan Coluria No. 25, thirty-two-deck of cards is cut and dealt into six piles, two remaining cards pocketed, colors of top cards code bottom cards and cards in pocket, done out-of-room
Variations Thirty Card Mysteries 68
Charles T. Jordan Satan's Trance No. 26, four cards removed from thirty-two-card deck and put in envelope, lights out, when lights are back on the names of cards are written on envelope
Variations Thirty Card Mysteries 70
Charles T. Jordan The Spirit Mathematician No. 2, half deck in performer's pocket, card with same suit and cards who add up to same domination as selection are produced, (binary, 1,2,4,8)
Related to Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan The Reversed Court Card No. 6, one of four court cards is reversed by spectator, performer divines which one, one-way on face of some Bicycle cards
Also published here Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 14
Al Baker Al Baker's Mind-Reading Card Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 474
Charles T. Jordan The Assistance Card Trick follow up to last trick, card is selected and put in pocket, performer goes through the cards once and knows the missing one, clocking mod 13
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 11
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Card Reader some hands dealt and performer knows cards in one of them, riffle stacking from bottom
Related to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 30
Charles T. Jordan The Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Telepathisches Kontrollsystem. No. 16, playing card is selected and placed inside a book, on blank piece of paper sealed inside an envelope, name of card and page number appears
Magische Miniaturen 54
Louis Nikola To Name The Pack In Order, Without Looking At It, Either From The Bottom or From The Top Deck shuffled halfway through
The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola To Name The Bottom Cards Of A Number Of Heaps By Looking At The Top Cards
The Nikola Card System 43
Louis Nikola The Telepathogram Magician divines thought of card, and writing appears on paper that divines position of card in the deck
The Nikola Card System 54
Oswald Rae Rae's Ten-Card Trick spectator removes ten cards and selects one, performer puts cards in pocket and removes selection, duplicates
Sub Rosa 1
Oswald Rae Psycho-Analysis performer divines card and thought of name of a spectator by holding his wrist, then spectator divines thought of card from spectator
Sub Rosa 77
Laurie Ireland Thought Reading Extraordinary spectator cuts to any card, performer reads mind from distance, estimation & memorized deck
Ireland Writes a Book 18
Theodore Annemann Psychic Sympathy two decks, spectator cuts his deck and looks at one, performer removes same card from his deck, trick is repeated. Two methods
The Book Without A Name 27
Theodore Annemann The Mystery Card Reading Method pack behind back, performer names cards
The Book Without A Name 35
Theodore Annemann Find the Lady a queen and four aces are put in five envelopes, performer finds envelope with odd card
The Book Without A Name 41
Victor Farelli The Marvellous Discovery card removed from pack while performer is not looking, yet he quickly finds two cards that denote the selection by value and suit without looking at the faces
  • First Method
  • Second Method ("Shades")
  • Third Method (Difference in Design)
Related to Controlled Coincidence 12
Al Baker Mind Reading Trick locator cards, one-ahead, billets
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 483
Al Baker The Impossible Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 83
Victor Farelli, Dr. Herschell The Floating Image afterimage as presentation to divine several cards
Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 104
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card! selection is divined via two cards behind back (suit, value), cyclical stack, see page 99 for improvement by Meyer
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Theodore Annemann A Real Psychic Card Test stacked deck and slates
Variations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Tom Sellers Card Divination spectator puts cards in pockets, performer divines selection from those
Card Tricks That Work 5
Tom Sellers A Trick with the Si Stebbins Pack selection divined by two cards (suit and value)
Card Tricks That Work 6
Theodore Annemann The Guessing Contest performer and spectator write a card on a slip of paper and try to find the others card, while the spectator cannot find the card in ten attempts, the performer hits on the first card
Variations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 18
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing
Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 26
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins
Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 30
Theodore Annemann A Daffy Discovery pocketed card is revealed through other cards, optional forcing bank
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 46
Theodore Annemann Par-Optic Vision cards pocketed by spectator are divined one by one, see page 99 for improvement by Annemann, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 48
Louis Lam Would you Believe it? freely selected and replaced card is instantly named, then reverses itself
Would You Believe It? 8
Unknown The Key Card Principle - An Example of Presentation
Variations Mental Magic with Cards 9
Unknown The Three Heaps spectator cuts deck in three piles, three top cards are divined, repeat
Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown The Trio three cards divined, no-touch confusion force
Mental Magic with Cards 10
Unknown A Card and a Number naming name and position of selection, key card
Mental Magic with Cards 11
Unknown The Count Down card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards
Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown An Envelope Mystery forced cards put in envelopes with punch marks, including "A Variation"
Mental Magic with Cards 14
Unknown Clairvoyant Reading of Several Cards naming packet of cards through handkerchief
Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown A Startling Experiment naming missing card
Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Novel Card Reading removed card behind back named, glimpsing palmed key card
Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Forcing Decks
Mental Magic with Cards 25
Unknown The Impression or Carbon System two methods
Mental Magic with Cards 26
Unknown The Mirror Principle
Mental Magic with Cards 28
Theodore Annemann The New Double Telepathy Routine uses the box from Mental Masterpiece + Index, spectator and performer think of a card and try to guess the card of the other
Mental Bargain Effects 7
Wm. Hewitt Coincidence spectator shuffles deck and cuts to a card, same card is removed by performer from another deck, card shiner
Mental Bargain Effects 11
Theodore Annemann Get It! deck is handed to three spectators in the dark, everyone selects a card and when the light is on again, performer reveals all three cards
Mental Bargain Effects 15
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details reference
Inspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker A Version of the Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
John Braun, Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases fair selection is found in second deck, set-up
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 158
Theodore Annemann Notaria chosen card and diagram are divined/duplicated, forcing deck, center tear
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 165
Theodore Annemann A Simplified Five Card Problem Variation combining "A Simplified Five Card Problem" (Genii November 1936) with card silk
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 27) 166
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position
Related toVariations Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Victor Farelli Controlled Coincidence (impromptu method)
magician divines mental selection by using two cards - one denoting suit and one denoting value
Inspired by Lend Me Your Pack 40
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Court Card four cards in a row, spectator turns one end for end, performer knows which one
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 18
Walter B. Gibson The Sagacious Joker four spectators pocket a card each, the joker is tapped against pocket and performer knows the cards, four methods
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 19
Dr. James William Elliott The Trio simple no-touch force for any number of cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 20
Glenn G. Gravatt Card Detectives spectator pockets two cards and performer divines them, basically a bold force
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 22
Ladson Butler The Whispering Queen deck is shuffled and dealt in four heaps, bottom cards divined
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 24
Theodore Annemann Find The Queen four aces and a queen sealed in five envelopes and mixed, performer locates queen
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Unknown Coincidence Again card with mirror foil on the corner to glimpse spectator's selection
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Glenn G. Gravatt Mental Vision four cards chosen and divined, pencil dot card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Unknown The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Unknown Instant Mindreading
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Unknown In the Dark divining card through handkerchief
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 169
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mindreading stacked deck mailed to friend with selection procedure, crib sheet at home
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 174
Charles T. Jordan The Magi's Detection card counting to divine missing selection, keeping track of values and also suits
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 183
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursor
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan Odd or Even spectator pockets any card of a chosen suit, gray code applied to odd-even in one suit
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Charles T. Jordan Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Charles T. Jordan Psycholia cards are chosen in different room and order is read aloud, card divined, secret second stacked deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 209
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Theodore Annemann Psychic Card Test dressed up simple divination with two slates
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Si Stebbins Mediumistic Stunt No. 2 several cards are divined, stacked deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 233
Unknown Telepathic Control after shuffling and cutting, spectator deals deck in four piles, performer knows top cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 240
Unknown Simple Effects 1. selection is divined, svengali deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 246
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 4. basic application
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown Card Divination stripper deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Unknown A Divination Effect pocketed cards are named, stripper deck and full deck stack
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 277
Al Baker Impossible Card Discovery forcing deck, two deck switches
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Theodore Annemann The Mentalist's Card Staggerer one of five is divined, duplicates
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 285
Unknown Card X medium names cards while blindfolded
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 291
Theodore Annemann Get it in the Dark three cards chosen in dark room are divined, three forcing decks
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Charles T. Jordan The Whispering Envelope card placed in envelope is divined, see-through envelope for only black cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Unknown Great Psychic Card Feat spectator marks card behind deck, divined, dummy pencil (Tom Sellers)
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
Unknown Stereotyped - Reading the Cards index on card is traced with ink that leaves an imprint on finger
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 306
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Howard Albright Tuned Minds word written on playing card is divined
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Theodore Annemann Two Card Slate Prophecy two cards divined and written on slates, stacked deck and forcing deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 348
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards memorized deck
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Theodore Annemann Mind or Muscle two cards located in spread, third card named, stacked deck and forcing deck
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 237
John Goodrum Si Stebbins Up The Sleeve selection behind back is divined
You'd be Surprised 36
John Northern Hilliard Experiment in Mind Reading key and shiner
Greater Magic 92
Unknown Reverse Order Location
Greater Magic 101
S.S. Blodgett The Problem of the Four Aces four aces are pocketed by four spectators, performer divines them
Greater Magic 136
George G. Kaplan A Brain Teaser card chosen behind back is divined, stacked deck
Greater Magic 285
George G. Kaplan Modern Long Distance Mind Reading card put from one half into the other is located, clocking
Greater Magic 286
Unknown One from Five one from five memorized card is chosen and located by touch
Related to Greater Magic 342
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 1 really blindfolded, short card
Greater Magic 464
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra. New Version with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card
Greater Magic 471
James Maxwell Prepared Carbon Card. A Mindreading Trick spectator thinks of card and writes it on piece of paper (carbon card)
Greater Magic 492
Stewart Judah The Guessing Game two cards from two decks are put in pockets and divined
Greater Magic 557
Theodore Annemann The Three Pellet Trick three cards written on billets are divined
Greater Magic 894
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 331
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 499
Louis Lam The El-El Telephone Test
Be Deceived 5
Louis Lam Impossible deck distributed in thirteen envelopes, cards in chosen envelope divined
Be Deceived 21
Oscar Weigle "Picture This - " performer knows order of picture cards in shuffled deck
Also published here Do That Again! 29
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card
Do That Again! 30
Oscar Weigle The Triple Enigma spectator puts cards in pocket and remembers a card in rest of deck, performer divines card and number of pocketed cards, then locates card, short card
Do That Again! 38
Audley Walsh Gnome Madness spectator pockets any card he likes while spreading through them, this one is found
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
The Great Merlini Red-Vibro spectator puts any card in envelope, performer spreads second deck, it has one odd-backed card - the same as in the envelope
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 395
Dr. Stanley Jaks Crystal-Viso chosen card divined in crystal ball first by performer, then spectator
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 404
Unknown The Penetrating Eye performer cuts deck in three piles an names top cards
More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Dr. Richard Rowe Three Cards and a Bank Note (Bill) three selections & borrowed bill sealed in four envelopes, performer names card and serial number, all vanish and reappear in middle of deck, bill wrapped around the three cards, duplicates
More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 43
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything
Variations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Walter B. Gibson Card Case Glimpse "Flap-Flap" card put in card case is glimpsed later
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 548
T. Nelson Downs Money Sense cards divined and four selected cards represent year of coin
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 551
Hen Fetsch In the Mind performer really blindfolded
  • think stop with one selection
  • think stop with three selections
  • a chosen card is named
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 554
Harry Blackstone Triumph of the Triumvirate rapping hand divines which key opens lock and which card was selected
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 605
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy From Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cards
Also published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 613
Allan Howell Merlin the Inscrutable pencil shavings in tissue paper "write" name of selection
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 104) 626
Verne Chesbro Percepto selection divined in impressive manner while spectator looks at cards in his own hands
Also published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 109) 651
The Great Merlini Behind the Eight Ball Effect #1: Top card changes into selection
Effect #2: Another selection comes to top
Effect #3: selection is stabbed to with another card
Effect #4: Magic Thrust
Effect #5: spectator seals card in envelope (glimpsed with alcohol)
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 673
Henry Hardin Hindu Dream cards in hat, shaken and top card removed four times
Also published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 701
Chester Morris The Perfect Prisoner performer names cards, one then travels into previously examined glass frame
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 120) 703
Al Baker ACME Mind Reading Effect name of card written on paper, impression
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 212
Theodore Annemann Time to Shine new deck opened, shuffled, put back, performer knows cards in order, whole in case and shiner
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 123) 716
Herbert Hood The Psychic Slates unseen selection is duplicated on slate, marked & stacked
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 775
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stacked
Variations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Dr. William T. Palchinas Card Determined card selected via down-under-deal procedure is divined by performer, general rule
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 139) 788
Hen Fetsch The Card Knows three cards chosen and one pocketed, the other shuffled back, card with cat picture shown which whispers card in pocket and divines other two cards, stacked deck
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 140) 792
Vern Schoneck Cards Don't Lie card with question written on it is divined
Variations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 795
Theodore Annemann Card Voice three spectators pocket cards, a snoopy card tells them to performer, based on Jordan's "The Sagacious Joker"
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 825
Bob Hummer Imagination spectator throws invisible die and deals deck in that amount of packets, back of performed turned divines amount of packets
Also published here Six More Hummers 14
Unknown Sealed Card Mystery three cards in envelopes, one selected, two cards change to match
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 199
Unknown Royal Card Discovery piles are made, card is divined, mathematical
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 217
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Transparent Cards performer stacks himself three Aces and knows some cards (because they are apparently transparent)
Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 9
Wilbur T. Kattner Ry for Mystery preparing OOTW while performing
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 65
Theodore Annemann, Professor Hoffmann It Goes Double deck cut in half, top card on one packet is looked at and tells the top card of the other heap, repeated several times, as a finale both cards are named
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 22) 93
Eddie Joseph Your Thought Read spectator cuts anywhere and remembers face card, which is divined
Greater Card Tricks 18
Eddie Joseph Think of a Number three numbers counted to, cards predicted or divined, bluff count force (original top card)
Greater Card Tricks 19
Eddie Joseph Stop! Fire! several cards chosen, highest card noted, all cards written on billets and burned one by one, performer stops burning of highest card's billet and names it
Greater Card Tricks 24
Richard Himber Double Detection magician determines facing cards in a by a spectator faced deck
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 205
Syl Reilly Ghostly Card in the Dark card image appears in dark room, luminous paint
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 373
Tom Sellers Ace, King and a Pocket performer divines whether ace or king is in spectator's pocket
Magical Mixture 26
Walter B. Gibson Pick Me Up number between one and thirty is named, an indicator card is inserted at that position and the card card named
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 41) 169
Byron Churchill Decepto two faced cards are in deck, performer divines one of them
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 47
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Jean-Eralities
  • tip to obtain cotton cord (Hugard)
  • Second Deal idea, card divined at named number (Braue)
Related to Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Unknown The "Plant" Switch stooge goes in corner to select a card which is divined by performer
25 Methods for Switching Decks 1
Warren Wiersbe Delayed Discovery selection vanishes, performer then finds cards for color, suit, value of selection, selection reappears reversed
Action with Cards 10
Franklin V. Taylor The Chinese Parrot two selected cards put in book, cards and content of the pages is divined
Also published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 296
Dr. H. Walter Grote Ghost Writings name of selection appears on rolled up paper
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 9) 37
Charles Hopkins So That's the Way You Want It! card behind back, performer knows selected card
My Best 16
Mystic Craig Four Ace Memory Test Mental force of an ace based on luck
My Best 73
Val Evans Digivision card is selected behind the back, clever
My Best 83
Hen Fetsch In the Mind reprint
Related to My Best 84
Herman L. Weber Victoria psychological card force with percentage
My Best 120
John Booth Egyptian X-Ray Scope cards with symbols, card is revealed with the aid of a mysterious tube, juiced deck
My Best 221
Dr. H. Walter Grote Telepathy vs. Coincidence thought of card and unknown selected card is divined, written on paper
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 11
Robert A. Nelson Radar Pencil Mental Routine one of four cards is picked up secretly, card is detected, radar pencil
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
Harlan Tarbell Postal Inspection card is placed in envelope and divined, peek envelope
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 30
Eddie Clever What You Can Do With Nelson's Thunderbolt Deck no explantation of the thunderbolt deck
1. i'll read your mind
2. the prophet again
3. direct my hand
4. master effect
5. "stop!""
6. three thinkers
Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 56
John Hamilton Hamilton's Hoax! four cards are thrown into a book on different places, performer names page number and cards, svengali book
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 378
C. L. Boarde In His Hands spectator riffles cards himself and thinks of one, card is located
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 97) 393
Arthur Punnar The Pulse Trick divination presented as pulse-feeling during the asking of questions, featuring wrist turn glimpse while looking at watch
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 135
Henry Weisl, Robert Greene Letters of Fire card value burns itself into paper stretched in a frame, paper index on back of cards
Related to Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 166
Arthur H. Buckley, Carmen D'Amico A Gambler's Aid Experiment No. 15 - featuring a tabled double lift
Variations Card Control 166
Warren Wiersbe Tattle-Tale Cards card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins
Mental Cases With Cards 22
Warren Wiersbe Up to Nine card whispers chosen selection, Si Stebbins
Mental Cases With Cards 23
Warren Wiersbe Super Spread Effect any four cards in spread turned over, then any other card in spread named
Mental Cases With Cards 24
Warren Wiersbe Remote Control spectator makes some piles, face cards of all are divined by performer
Mental Cases With Cards 26
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack
Mental Cases With Cards 27
C. L. Boarde 1001st Location card revelation, spectator does the crimp
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 104) 419
Herb Runge Shorty performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 454
J. B. Bobo Naming Top Card performer repeatedly knows top card after shuffle
Watch This One! 24
Paul Ebling Behind His Back card chosen and returned behind performer's back, when he brings deck forward he instantly names card and it is reversed
Watch This One! 45
Bruce Elliott One Hand Cop with whispering queens and reversing card to illustrate the move
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 493
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divined
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 500
Paul Curry Think of a Card spectator cuts thought-of card to face of stacked deck and then loses it
VariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
John Scarne Rapid Transit two decks, performer matches selection then both deck change back color
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 541
Herb Runge Formula cards are divined with a crystal ball, based on Mutus Nomen
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 546
Bob Hummer Something New (and easy to do) living and dead test, spectator writes two names of living and one of dead person on playing cards, divination of which is which
Also published here 3 Trix New Easy To Do 2
Unknown Pulse Trick divination by performer and spectator
The Royal Road to Card Magic 214
Unknown Round and Round down-under-deal
The Royal Road to Card Magic 66
George G. Kaplan Out-of-the-Room Selection using the corner-short
The Fine Art of Magic 42
Unknown Mind-Reading with Two Subjects two card location using the corner-short
The Fine Art of Magic 46
Unknown Think corner-short and glimpse
The Fine Art of Magic 153
Unknown Crystal Clairvoyance featuring a napkin force
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here The Fine Art of Magic 179
Unknown Dial two cards are revealed over the phone
The Fine Art of Magic 181
Unknown Information, Please! on the phone revelation with a stacked deck
The Fine Art of Magic 182
Al Baker The Three-Billet Test No. 1
Variations The Fine Art of Magic 193
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 2
The Fine Art of Magic 194
Unknown The Three-Billet Test No. 3 three different categories
Variations The Fine Art of Magic 226
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Master Pack deck shuffled, when card is removed the performer instantly knows it, rough-smooth pairs in Si Stebbins arrangement
Related toAlso published here Rough & Smooth Possibilities 7
U. F. Grant Crystal Card Trick card chosen behind back is divined by performer with help of crystal ball, index corner secretly torn off behind back
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 8
Unknown To Read Three Freely Chosen Cards using double envelope
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 178
Unknown The X-Ray Cards using cards with window
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 200
Al Baker The Pulse of the People three cards
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 334
Al Baker The Stethoscope using stooge and signal
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 337
Gerald Kosky Outwaited
Related to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 750
Unknown The Reversed Card Spectator reverses any card in a row of five cards (end for end) while magician's back is turned, magician can tell which card is turned
Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
Unknown Sure Way to Find a Chosen Card Basic key card location of selection
Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 30
Jack Yeager The Book Test X chosen card to determine chapter and word of a book, word and card are divined
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 21
Eddie Joseph A Clean Vanish and a Location selection vanishes and appears in pocket, and a card is revealed with some other cards
15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 8
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mental Card Trick No. 5, Image of card appears in crystal ball, which matches previously unseen pocketed card
Related to Scarne on Card Tricks 15
John Scarne The Turn Around Cards No. 10, Spectator secretly turns some cards around from a row of eight cards, performer can divine which were turned (Pointer principle)
Scarne on Card Tricks 22
Al Baker, Dr. Ben B. Braude You Do as I Do (Using one pack of cards) No. 14, Do As I Do, performer picks out spectator's card, asks spectator to take out similar card and is able to divine it
Scarne on Card Tricks 29
Russell Swann The Photographic Match No. 36, Card is selected, match is lit and when extinguished, name of card appears on head of match
Related to Scarne on Card Tricks 65
Cardini, Dai Vernon, Nate Leipzig, Francis Carlyle, Martin Gardner, John Scarne The Initials Will Tell No. 38, Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil)
Scarne on Card Tricks 68
Ladson Butler The Whispering Card No. 45, Card "whispers" name of three cards to performer
Scarne on Card Tricks 79
Harry Houdini, Alexander Herrmann, Dr. Jacob Daley, Sam Leo Horowitz Houdini's Double-Talk Card Trick No. 57, Weird divination routine for up to ten people, each selecting two cards
Scarne on Card Tricks 101
Herb Runge, George Pearce, Ande Furlong Double Revelation No. 66, divine selection and number of pocketed cards
Related to Scarne on Card Tricks 120
Royal Vale Heath Retrospecs card is held behind performer, who divines it, mathematical, see also p. 841, glasses sight gag, Fibonacci sequence
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 209) 834
Eddie Clever Tuning Up spectator thinks of one out of two picture cards, which is divined
Variations Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 8
James Auer, Edward Marlo Card Telepathy de Luxe card divination, impromptu version by Ed Marlo
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 23
Al Baker Double Thought two cards, clean, gaffed
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 411
Al Baker Long-Distance Telepathy marked
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 406
Al Baker Mental Discernment marked
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 405
Ormond McGill Transmitting Images of Playing Cards spectator look at a card and transmit it to the performer, who tries to guess it several times, no trick, esoteric
Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 20
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Tele Teaser
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 244) 975
Edward Marlo Effect No. 1 spectator peeks at card in fingertip position, performer names it
The Marlo Miracle Deck 1
Toni Koynini Evens spectator removes two even cards, subtracts them, takes that many cards, remembers new top card and shuffles deck, performer divines even cards, pocketed number and selection, clocking with even cards for two removed cards
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 24
Bill Simon Telepathy spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined and written on a slate
Effective Card Magic 104
Bill Simon Automatic Writing spectator selects a card, another writes a number on it, both informations are divined by automatic writing, bottomless case
Effective Card Magic 105
Theodore Annemann A Club or Stage Mental Number blindfolded, multiple card divination
Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Theodore Annemann A Mediumistic Stunt sealed and thought of cards are divined
Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Fred Fletcher The Circle or Pass the Cards