326 entries in Cards / Principles / One Way / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Turning Cards End for End small packet
1876 Modern Magic 73
Unknown Reversing the Selection stripper deck, two methods
1889 Tricks with Cards 40
Unknown Noli me tangere several cards on table, spectators turn cards end for end and performer identifies which ones, one-way punch mark
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Card Turnover deck on a tray to achieve reversed replacement
Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 100
Unknown Das magische Kartenspiel fully edge-marked deck, divining missing card or reversed card
Related to June 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 6) 87
Unknown A Series of Card Tricks Based on a New and Original System on natural one-way back designs, "The Irregularities of Scroll Designed Cards"
Related to 1909 The Art of Magic 169
Unknown Mind Reading with Cards spectator transfers number of cards in ten-card-packet, then card with this number is found in face-down spread, repeat with shuffled cards
1909 The Art of Magic 171
Unknown Divination Extraordinaire ten cards chosen and returned, performer deals deck into four piles, one contains all selections
1909 The Art of Magic 173
Unknown The Transfixed Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 174
David Devant, T. Nelson Downs The Magician's Will Power with one-way deck improvement by Downs
1909 The Art of Magic 176
Unknown Prophecy Down-to-Date dealing and equivoque
1909 The Art of Magic 178
Stanley Collins The Wooden Slab and Flying Card Experiment Cards attached on a board with rubberbands, spectator peeks at a card and remembers the value, then he counts to that value in a fan and remembers the card. Card transposes from the deck with the peeked card on the board
1915 Original Magical Creations 9
Stanley Collins Thought Anticipated and Precipitated one of six cards vanishes and appears at impossible location
1915 Original Magical Creations 58
Charles T. Jordan Transcendental Vision No. 10, stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?"
Also published here 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 22
Al Baker 1. Al Baker's Pack
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 479
Charles T. Jordan The Incomprehendo Speller set-up and one-way deck
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 36
Theodore Annemann The Four-Pile Location one-way backs
1931 The Book Without A Name 30
Theodore Annemann The Genii Cut-Deck Location deck cut behind performer's back, one-way pack
Related to 1931 The Book Without A Name 33
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 1931 Controlled Coincidence 12
Al Baker The Two-Card Location one-way
Related to 1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 481
Victor Farelli Suggestions reversing the deck for stripper or one-way deck
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 68
Unknown The "Double Crimp" to make a one-way deck
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 86
John Scarne Scarne's Triple Climax with obvious one-way backs
Related to 1933 John Scarne explains Why You Can't Win! 30
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 9
Theodore Annemann Odd or Even, Which? knowing whether a packet has an odd or even number of cards, alternating one-way backs
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 10
Theodore Annemann An Alternate Detection alternating one-way backs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 11
Theodore Annemann A New Kink for the Reversing of One Card subtle reverse method for one-way back
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 12
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Eight-In-A-Row Location location from a packet, one-way backs
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 13
Theodore Annemann Red or Black?
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 14
Theodore Annemann The Challenge of the Year long distance location, one-way backs
Related toAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 15
Henry Christ Lies! Lies! Lies! corner short or one-way back
Related toVariations 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 39
Theodore Annemann The Face Up - Face Down Location using one-way faces and backs
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 44
Theodore Annemann A New Kink subtle reverse method for one-way back
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 45
Jack Vosburgh A Principle in Disguise one-way deck throw-off, see credit correction on page 49
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 45
Unknown One-Way Deck Throw-Off half the deck turned over
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 45
Unknown Various Presentations of the One Way Deck Principle
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 20
Theodore Annemann A New Kink uncredited
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 20
Howard Albright The Drunk Plays Bridge Effect No. 6
performer deals shuffled deck randomly into four hands, he has all Spades
Also published here 1936 The Gambler's Expose Act 3
Charles T. Jordan Incomprehendo Speller set-up and one-way deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 63
Jean Hugard One-way Back Design general comments
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 138
Theodore Annemann Subtle Method of Setting the Deck Openly for one-way backs in course of a location
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 139
Unknown Divination Supreme out-of hand selection, one-way back
Related toVariations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 139
Unknown The Phantom Stab one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 140
Theodore Annemann Five Card Stabbing Mystery one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 140
Theodore Annemann Rider Back One-Way Feature probably for older runs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 140
Unknown A Thought Card Prodigy spectator takes three cards and thinks of one of them which is found, one-way backs, OOSOOM
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 142
Unknown The Five Senses five card location, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 142
Charles T. Jordan Premo Detection one-way backs, alternating
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 143
Theodore Annemann Thought in Person one of five, one-way backs, OOSOOM
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 143
Theodore Annemann Think Stop one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 144
Unknown The Deck That Isn't for insiders, one-way backs with red in one way and black the other
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 145
Theodore Annemann The Four Pile Location one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 146
Theodore Annemann The Cut Pack Location one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 146
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More one-way backs
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 147
Theodore Annemann Odd or Even knowing whether a packet has an odd or even number of cards, alternating one-way backs
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 148
Theodore Annemann The Alternate Detection alternating one-way backs
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 148
Theodore Annemann A New Kink method for reversing selection in one-way deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 149
Theodore Annemann Eight in a Row location from a packet, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 149
Unknown Garender's Unique Principle - One-Way Locations one-way decks with marks near edge
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 149
Unknown Long Distance Location edge one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 150
U. F. Grant Simple Triple Location one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 151
U. F. Grant No Dice removing cards from packet with certain values wins game, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 151
U. F. Grant The Vanishing Mirror aces are found without looking at faces, apparently with mirror that vanishes, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 152
U. F. Grant The Marked Deck finding aces in one-way deck, apparently marked
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 152
U. F. Grant The Fingerprint Discovery one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 152
U. F. Grant Living and Dead Test with one-way playing cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 153
U. F. Grant A Count Down Discovery one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 153
U. F. Grant Siamese Twins two selections come together in deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 154
Unknown Your Card, Your Number slip back count, one way deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 154
Unknown Elimination Extraordinary no-touch elimination process, card marked on back (one-way)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Wimborough Ne Plus Ultra Location divided one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Howard Albright Uni-Mentality free choice, but spectator takes out five cards with his selection, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 157
Theodore Annemann Challenge of the Year long distance location, one-way backs
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 157
Unknown Card Location Supreme one-way backs that must not be set in one direction
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 158
Charles T. Jordan Hummer Detection one-way backs that must not be set in one direction
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Unknown Instant Mindreading
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Unknown A Counter Location any card the spectator upjogs can be found, one-way key cards at intervals
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 160
Harry Vosburgh A Principle in Disguise divided one-way backs
Inspired by 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 160
William Larsen The Perfect Guesser performer knows whether cut-to card is red or black, one-way alternating
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 160
Theodore Annemann Red or Black one-way backs
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
Charles T. Jordan Transcendental Vision stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?"
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
U. F. Grant Find the Lady one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 162
U. F. Grant Call Me Up Sometime four cards are placed next to queens
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 162
Theodore Annemann A Miracle out-of hand selection, one-way back
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 163
U. F. Grant Thought Transference assistant names selection when he returns into room, code with one-way cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 163
U. F. Grant Say When three cards at three numbers in fifteen-card packet, using hat, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 164
Howard Albright The Drunk Plays Bridge you get all spades, one-way backs
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 164
Charles T. Jordan Incomprehendo stacked, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 165
Tom Sellers The One-Way Key
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 165
Unknown One-Way Decks some information dated
  • Rider Backs
  • Emblem Backs
  • Wheel Backs
  • League Backs
  • Bank Not Back
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 166
Jean Hugard The Stripper Deck introduction, history and basic handling like controlling freely chosen card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 261
Charles T. Jordan Faces or Backs, Which? one-way principle applied to faces and Bicycle League Backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 351
Newton Hall Controlled Luck fifty-two numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 191
Unknown The Fadeaway Cards plunger-pushing back forth a packet through deck until one remains
Also published here 1938 Greater Magic 243
Unknown Strippers
  • How to Reverse a Stripper Deck
  • Half and Half Subtlety
  • Bringing the Reversed Card to the Top
1938 Greater Magic 453
Unknown Two Good Wrinkles: Reversing the Deck turning a one-way deck
1938 Greater Magic 459
Unknown Not Reversing the Deck one-way deck handling
Also published here 1938 Greater Magic 459
William H. McCaffrey "Think Stop" one way deck
1938 Greater Magic 496
Unknown To Make the Spectator Reverse the Card Himself one way deck
Related toAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 497
Theodore Annemann The Five Card Stabbing Mystery five selections, one-way
1938 Greater Magic 539
Harold Lloyd You See? three card location, one-way
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 353
Audley Walsh Gnome Madness spectator pockets any card he likes while spreading through them, this one is found
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 394
Theodore Annemann Thought, In Person one of five, one-way backs, OOSOOM
Variations 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 17
Harold Lloyd You See? three card discovery, using one hand only, one-way
Also published here 1940 Expert Card Technique 280
Henry Hardin Houdin's Dream one-way faces via pips, no-touch reversal method with book used as plate
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 598
Jack Vosburgh, Sid Lorraine, Theodore Annemann Cherchez La Lady performer finds money card in different situations
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 687
Bob Hummer Two Card Location behind back, with knife stabbed in the deck
Also published here 1940 Half-A-Dozen Hummers 8
Unknown Reversing the Pack for the Return of Chosen Card four methods
1941 The Stripper Deck 5
Unknown To Reverse a Packet of Cards end-for-end reversal (one-way or stripper deck)
1941 The Stripper Deck 6
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Unfathomable stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 13
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Astro-Vision spectator turns card end for end on his own, stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 13
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Subtle Location spectator counts down and remembers card, two handlings, stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 21
Jack Vosburgh Automaton Spell using one-way backs
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 130) 748
Henry Christ Lies! Lies! Lies! corner short or one-way back
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 48
Unknown Card Stab Through Newspaper six methods
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 284
James G. Thompson Jr. One Way to One-Way using slop shuffle for orientating a borrowed deck which has a one-way feature
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 244
James G. Thompson Jr. Yoo Hoo, Dear! several cards are remembered by putting a knife somewhere in the deck
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 245
Theodore Annemann One-Way Mark Located how to spot a one way deck (or any marked deck)
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 246
Cyril Marriott Mark It way to mark a deck, plus one way
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 73) 298
Edward Marlo One-Way Sorting with Slop Shuffle
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 367
Jean Hugard Card Magic - One Way Decks general comments
Mar. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 108
Dr. A. Heller You Do as Heller Does with two decks and three cards each
Mar. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 108
John Hamilton Hamilton's Pointer with Aviator design
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 414
Paul Curry Curry Favors on advertising and one way principle
Also published here 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 138) 556
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 1947 3 Trix New Easy To Do 2
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. One-Way Deck partial rough-smooth
1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 13
Mark Fitzgerald Sword Play with plastic sword from drinks
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 281) 1124
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe's Crimp making a one-way deck
Related toVariations 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 60
James Steranko The Turnabout Square turning orientation of bottom half, Rotator
1960 Steranko on Cards 96
Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon Variation of Stanyon's Limit Card reconstructing a trick by Vernon described by Stanyon, two cards removed are divined with other cards
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 32
Francis Haxton Static two solutions
Inspired by Apr. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 29
Francis Haxton Seclusion selection underneath handkerchief, solution
Inspired by June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 40
Fred Becker Out of this World Variant really shuffled
July 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 110
Bruce Cervon, Earl Keyser Red Magic Variation spectator places some red cards in his left and right jacket pockets, performer divines number
Inspired by Oct. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 128
James G. Thompson Jr. Without Benefit of Magician three methods to reverse a card in a one way deck
Related to 1967 Between Two Minds 6
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Scales spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection
1967 Between Two Minds 7
James G. Thompson Jr. One Way to One Way method to sort a one-way deck
1967 Between Two Minds 9
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky Das Wiederfinden einer Karte locating a card, whole deck corner-shorted
1967 (ca.) The Astor-Deck 4
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky Eine Vorsichtsmaßnahme tip for reversing selection
1967 (ca.) The Astor-Deck 5
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky The Astor-Deck als One-Way-Deck one-way deck application, whole deck corner-shorted
1967 (ca.) The Astor-Deck 9
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky Unmöglich spectator has another spectator pick a card and replace it behind the back (one-way reversal), it is located again in a dark room or without looking, whole deck corner-shorted
1967 (ca.) The Astor-Deck 10
James G. Thompson Jr. Stripper Deck Reversals two methods
Aug. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 198
Roy Walton The Abacus Card Trick four cards chosen, gray code on one way backs
Related toVariations 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement) 69
Karl Fulves, Theodore Annemann The Annotated Annemann reversing a selection in one-way or stripper deck
Inspired by 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Third Supplement) 79
Theodore Annemann Two-Pile Reversal two packets, then shuffled together
Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 373
Sid Fleischman One-Way Deck Revisited chalk mark on side, fan turnover
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 9) 42
Jerry K. Hartman One Way Ghost "Two Tricks" No. 1, for credit information see also p. 684
Inspired byRelated to Apr. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 414
Dennis Marks Stripper Spin Reverse reversing card in stripper deck
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 135
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge "Magnetic Colors" as set-up for divided deck location
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 63
Al Baker One-Way Reversal out of hands
Related to Nov. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 684
North Bigbee Tel-A-Card! Jumbo ESP cards
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 102) 509
North Bigbee Legacy Jumbo ESP cards
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 117) 583
Jack Avis Siva's Nightmare one-way deck
Inspired by 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 226
Dai Vernon Card Location Use reversed one way card in deck as key card
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 223
Unknown One Way Cards one-way feature on Tally-Ho Circle Backs
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 34
Jerry Mentzer One Way Trickery short section intro
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 36
Unknown A) Card Stabbing
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 36
U. F. Grant B) using reversed one-way back card as key card
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 36
Theodore Annemann C)
Related to 1975 New and Novel Knowledge 37
Unknown D) having force card marked on back, e.g. one-way deck
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 38
Edward Marlo Marlo Card Secrets - The First Item one-way principle in new deck, looking at edges, also mention of belly stripper & n-stripper principle (see Second Note)
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 316
Harry Lorayne Another Way one-way deck to find out color
1976 The Epitome Location 24
Philip T. Goldstein Dangerous Game russian roulette themed card trick, one of five card is selected and turned over at last
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 13
Philip T. Goldstein The Dowser matching ESP card is found with dowsing rod
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 146) 727
Philip T. Goldstein Russian Roulette one of six cards is marked on the face and shuffled among other cards, performer turns over the other five cards and divines selection, russian roulette presentation
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 168) 837
Michael Leach Joker II medium stops before joker
Related to 1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 171) 852
Martin Gardner Torn Corners corners from five cards are torn, performer turns corner over which matches selection, then corner travels to rest of the card in spectator's hand
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 172) 859
Jerry K. Hartman More Than One Way "There's More Than One Way To Spin A Cut."
two decks in reverse order
Inspired byRelated to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1184
Karl Fulves One Way Cards on using printing defects
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 17) 63
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control sorting a one-way deck with the incomplete Riffle Shuffle Control placement
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 27) 106
Charles T. Jordan, George Blake, Hannes Höller, Alan Cleaver, Eastman N. Hatch Drehen des Spiels fourteen methods to secretly turn the deck end for end, in the hands, on the table and in the hands of the spectator
1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 6
Hannes Höller, Alan Chatfield, North Bigbee, George Kimery Drehen einer Karte six methods to turn a card end for end in a Stripper deck
A. Beiläufiges Drehen der obersten Karte des Spieles
B. Drehen der obersten Karte beim Vorzeigen
C. Der Zuschauer dreht (George Kimmery)
D. Subtil und todsicher (Alan Chatfield)
E. Bildschön und sicher (North Bigbee)
F. Subtiles Kartenfinden
1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 18
Hannes Höller One-Way und beschnittene Karten
  • Rückenmuster-One-Way
  • Bild-One-Way
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 129
Harry Lorayne One-Way Tally-Ho one-way feature on Tally-Ho Circle backs, see also page 598 for information by Charles Hudson
Oct. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 261
Thomas Alan Waters Vespers one of five ESP cards is put in spectators pocket and divined
1979 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 34
Karl Fulves The Double Selection divided deck and cards selected from incomplete riffle shuffle position, one-way suggestion
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 3
Karl Fulves R/S Plus One-Way Riffle Shuffle Control variation that sorts one-way in front of audience
1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 20
Karl Fulves Zenner Plus "Curiosities"
guessing ESP cards with better accuracy than normal
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 16) 1219
Unknown Letter Perfect No. 18, spectator writes letters on cards, one chosen, shuffled back and found
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 24
Theodore Annemann A New Kink reversal for one-way replacement
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 26
Steve Draun Steve Draun's Idea using one-way deck instead of punch
Related to 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 11
Roy G. Vasquez The Mid Count new clocking approach with one-way deck and looking at center pips
1980 Parallel Lines 37
Roy G. Vasquez A Mid-Count Trick
1980 Parallel Lines 39
Karl Fulves Auto Abacus gray code on one way backs
Inspired by 1980 Curioser 46
Karl Fulves The Auto Abacus Trick gray code on one way backs, "The 52-Card Deck"
Inspired by 1980 Curioser 49
Stephen Minch Pentapody performer finds all five duplicate ESP cards from face down spread, matching selection
1980 Mind Novas 27
Stephen Minch Contact performer finds selected ESP card, one way key card
1980 Mind Novas 31
Stephen Minch Retro-Cognizance spectator thinks of an ESP symbol and goes through deck deck, performer stops him five times at the thought of symbol
1980 Mind Novas 34
Stephen Minch Random Retro-Cognizance spectator selects four ESP cards and order is noted, performer stops spectator while dealing the cards one by one four times, same cards in same order
1980 Mind Novas 37
Stephen Minch A Cut Above prediction of freely cut to ESP card, Svengali type arrangement
1980 Mind Novas 39
Stephen Minch Rapid-Fire spectator cuts to an ESP card, after shuffling the deck performer removes all five duplicates
1980 Mind Novas 42
Stephen Minch Menephysics divination of one ESP card, impromptu Mene-Tekel stack
Also published here 1980 Mind Novas 46
Stephen Minch The Sure-Fire Shuffle Challenge number is named, performer predicts an ESP card, then spectator shuffles deck and prediction is correct
1980 Mind Novas 53
Bob Hummer Two Card Locaction behind back, with knife stabbed in the deck
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 11
Bob Hummer One of Fifty-Two one way principle, alternated arrangement, one card's position is changed and separation in two piles
Related to 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 14
Bob Hummer Something New 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 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 37
Bob Fillman Left Side, Right Side method to turn over card
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 257) 1282
Uriah Fuller Psi-Con performer separates reds and black cards from a shuffled deck
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 262) 1308
Tom Craven Tally-Ho One-Way one-way feature on Tally-Ho Circle backs
May 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 489
Philip T. Goldstein The Hawk two cards noted while back turned, one found by shouting stop, other named, part of the "Birds of Prey" locations
1982 Thunday 1
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Basic Handling of the Deck turning the deck
1982 Stripper / Konische Karten 1
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Another Method of turning the Deck
1982 Stripper / Konische Karten 2
Edward Marlo One Way Scratch Deck dealing any full house with a one way deck
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 12
Edward Marlo Combination One-Way Punch and Scratch both punch and scratch indicate one-way feature, full house deal
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 14
Larry Jennings Just Think... one-way deck
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 17 & 18) 174
Robert Cassidy, Darryl Harris The New Thought Card using a one-way marked deck, impromptu version (Darryl Harris)
Inspired by 1984 The Art of Mentalism 44
Randy Tanner The Holey Deck New One-Way Preparation, whole in deck, preparation while deck is still sealed
June 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1080
Unknown Key Cards pencil marks, or reversed card in one-way deck
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 9
Jack McMillen Astro-Vision spectator reverses his card by himself (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 16
Jack McMillen Disguised One-Way Deck reds one way, blacks the other
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 16
Unknown Reversing Pack Move (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 16
Jim Laconte Apocalypse Variations or Additions
Inspired by July 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 1377
Thomas Alan Waters One-Way Decks tarot cards
1987 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 798
Stephen Minch Menephysics divination of one ESP card, impromptu Mene-Tekel stack
Also published here 1987 The Three Faces of Steve 19
Karl Fulves One-Way Crimp impromptu one-way deck
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 83
Unknown Mexican Joe Crimp brief
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 86
Edward Marlo Triumphant Procedure in process of triumph reverse twenty-six one-way cards for location effect
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 211
Edward Marlo Impossible Duo one way, two cards
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 212
Larry Jennings One-Way Deck Techniques white border, two handlings for a small packet location routine
1988 The Cardwright 134
Edward Marlo "Marlo Handles Mexican Joe" one-way deck, putting it in and handling the work
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1967
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 250
Edward Marlo Marlo Mexican Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 253
Edward Marlo Double Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 253
Edward Marlo Multiple Find using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 255
Edward Marlo Mexican with a Memory card moved from one half to another is located, apparently cards in one half remembered, using Mexican Joe Crimp
Related to 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 260
Edward Marlo Mexican Divination using Mexican Joe Crimp
Inspired by 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 262
Edward Marlo The Skillful Mexican using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 262
Theodore Annemann One Way Location two times
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xxviii
Daryl Martinez Out of this Hemisphere twenty-card packet version, spectator puts one color on table and other color to bottom, red cards marked
  • The Cards (replacing marks with stripper, one-way or crimp)
  • Totally Impromptu
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 1
Simon Aronson Memorized Math on memorized deck in combination with mathematical principles
  • Stay Stacks
  • Counting
  • Interlocking Chains (also with one-way backs)
  • Duck and Deal (with formulas)
1990 The Aronson Approach 113
Jon Racherbaumer Completely Blown Away
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 176
Ian Baxter One Way, Once More One Way Feature on Tally-Ho Circle backs
Feb. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 2) 1890
Christoph Borer Der Talisman tarot card is selected while performer is out of the room, when he returns he divines selection
1991 Risque 24
Frederick Braue Pointer Thinking with packet of cards, out-of-hand reversal by spectator
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 5
Jerry Mentzer A Poker Plot spectator deals poker hands, one from the bottom with the performer's back turned, he identified the bottom-dealt hand, also it's a royal flush
Inspired by 1993 Card File 70
Bob Gill The Haines Phenomenon on the one-way principle involved in the Haines ESP cards
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 3 9
Basil Horwitz Special ESP Test performer is blindfolded, spectator selects one ESP card and signs it, those are shuffled and put in performer's pocket, he removes four, then he names the ESP symbol in the pocket and shows the signature on it
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 15
Basil Horwitz ESP Divination, Clairvoyance & Mind Control blindfolded, ESP signs are divined and layout predicted
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 25
Basil Horwitz Matching ESP spectator pairs up sixteen ESP cards, they all match
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 3 35
Basil Horwitz A Third Eye Experience cards held to forehead, performer stops at selection, blindfolded
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 3 51
Bob Gill An Alternative Handling cards held to forehead, performer stops at selection, blindfolded
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 3 53
Basil Horwitz £100 Card Test blindfolded, card prediction in envelope
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 77
Meir Yedid Predict-Perfect nine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, chart to repeat effect with different numbers
Related to 1994 Predict-Perfect 4
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant spectator thinks of any card, deals twice the value and drops rest on top, after a reverse faro, the performer knows the value and can fish
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 64
Roger Crosthwaite Wrist Turn Reversal end-for-end turnover of half the deck
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 67
Simon Aronson The Open Index
  • The Open Index
  • Estimate, Glimpse and Cut
A. Glimpse First, then Cut
B. Cut First, then Glimpse
  • Knowing Where You Are
A. Marks
B. Key Cards
C. One Way Backs (see also p. 237)
  • Determining the Desired Card
A. The Target Card is Directly Designated by the Spectator
B. The Target Card is Indirectly Designated, and is Not Known to the Spectator
C. A Target "Position" is Designated
1995 Simply Simon 222
Edward Marlo One Way, Two Selections deck divided in three packets, two cards chosen and deck reassembled, found at two selected numbers
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1977
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 338
Karl Fulves Edge Wise first location trick (cut deeper force procedure), then open prediction
1996 13 Prophets 16
Karl Fulves Voice Print freely chosen card, deck in glass, message appears on slate to locate card
Related to 1996 Underworld (Issue 4) 53
Karl Fulves One-Way Reversal out-of-hands, using glass
Inspired by
  • "Mephistopheles' Own" (Charles Jordan)
1996 Underworld (Issue 4) 53
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant
Variations Jan. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 1) 2741
Basil Horwitz Psychic Roulette triple prediction with roulette theme, deck of playing cards used as well as blank cards
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 4 11
Karl Fulves He Has Followers No. 1, spectator riffle shuffles once and then deals into two piles part of the deck, follow the leader type presentation for color separation, colors marked on backs
1997 Command Colors 2
Karl Fulves Unlisted Numbers No. 8, spectator removes any number of cards of each suit, piles made, number of Spades in one pile equals number of Diamonds plus Hearts plus Clubs in other pile
1997 Command Colors 15
Karl Fulves Cross Checking using one-way backs to expand combo memory system to four suits or other features, challenge location application
1998 Combo 40
Karl Fulves Mini Bridge 16-card version of bridge
1998 Combo 43
Karl Fulves After Hummer separating reds and blacks behind back, involving a layout on a grid on the table by spectator
1998 Combo 46
Peter Duffie The Arrow Deck arrows in four directions drawn on every card, cards sorted according to arrows, suits are separated except for named four-of-a-kind
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 44
Peter Duffie Orientation Change with spin cut sequence
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 46
Ellis Stanyon The Margin and Pip Discovery No. 18, "Houdin's Dream", one-way by margin or by one-way faces
  • Improved Version (Think Stop presentation)
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 10
C. O. Williams Reading the Fifty-two Cards After a Genuine Shuffle No. 11, order of cards read after one riffle shuffle, interlocking chain principle and one-way backs
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Ellis Stanyon To Imperceptively Turn the Pack
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 208
Moe Seidenstein Move A Card Card location using one way back
1999 Cunning Card Miracles 30
Barrie Richardson Gestalt Vision spectators turn their selections end-for-end by themselves
Also published here 1999 Theater of the Mind 213
Jerry Mentzer Move a Card alternating one-way backs
2000 Card File Two 59
Andrew Wimhurst Rum Punch #3 chosen cards are dealt in poker hand, fair handling due to punch deal and tactile one-way deck
2001 Jiggery Pokery 16
Karl Fulves, Theodore Annemann Riffle Shuffle Reversal two handlings
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 5
Karl Fulves Pointing Out multiple one-way location without the need to sort the deck in advance
Related to
  • Lin Searles One-Way Subtlety in Discoverie #5
2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 133
R. Paul Wilson, Gary Ouellet Location Less Possible shuffled deck cut in half and both halves spread on table, card moved to other half is found, actually printed on inside of cover boards
2001 Omerta 15
Al Baker, Max Holden Another Subtle Mystery Si Stebbins & one-way, cards with same suit and value as selection are found face down
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 681
Karl Fulves Spot-On Die six card packet, selection found by spelling rolled number on die, repeat
Inspired by
  • Spotter Die (DeLand)
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 10
Martin Gardner End-for-End Reversal
2003 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 327
Karl Fulves Clockwork deck cut, cut in half and any card removed, performer looks through this pile and names card
  • The System
  • First case
  • Second Case
  • Third Case
2005 Clockwork 47
Karl Fulves One-Way Combo memorizing from the back
2005 Combo II 34
Karl Fulves Gray's Anatomy connection between gray code and binary numbers, application with 24-cards stack, three consecutive cards tell position in stack
2005 Combo II 105
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control as Cull upjogging all cards of one group instead of doing a riffle shuffle, also from the back with one-way backs
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 46
Harry Riser Behind the Back, One Way out-of-hand selection, performer stabs card reversed next to selection behind back
Also published here
  • MUM, June 1991
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 65
Harry Riser One Way to Spell
Also published here
  • MUM, March 2000
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 68
Andi Gladwin Pick of the Bunch cards spread face-down , performer selects three cards which are mates to selections of spectators
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 60
Denis Behr Gray Matters three selections, fair conditions, gray code
Related to 2007 Handcrafted Card Magic 84
Karl Fulves The Money Card "Unexplained"
obvious one-way backs, money card "accidentally" gets turned around, posed as a problem
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 180
Karl Fulves Arranging A Force seven cards stuck in upright standing book in random order, book opened, some cards are now facing front and some back, forcing total
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 188
Justin Higham Sense of Touch Location Card selected and lost amongst one of three piles, performer eliminates all, except selection

  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
2008 Dexterity Manual 54
Tom Stone Stripper Finesse handling the selection and replacement for one-way deck
2010 Vortex 51
Max Maven Looking the Other Way two cards selected from ten cards are found, test-conditions, one way
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 72
Theodore Annemann, Roberto Giobbi One-Way Turnaround
Related to 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 27) 224
Fred Kaps The Involuntary Stooge
Related to 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 28) 225
Roberto Giobbi More One-Way Ploys using peek procedure from incomplete faro condition
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 29) 226
Max Giebe A Safer One-Way clothespin
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 30) 227
Karl Fulves Stripper Notes
  • using stripper deck as one-way deck in tabled row
  • separation by touch (face-up/face-down)
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 502
Karl Fulves Late Nite Strippers medium locates card, or performer, reversal method in hands of performer, with a poker deal application with four selections, pick-a-card poker
2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 504
Barrie Richardson The Stranger's Trick spectator deals, stops and remembers card, loses it again, performer divines it, description of a trick seen at a convention and method guess
Also published here
  • The Magician, Dec. 2007
2011 Curtain Call 224
Michał Kociołek Colors "Miraskill" as a game, with prediction
Inspired by 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 49
John Born The Way for One-Way Technique to get spectator to place selection back reversed in a one-way deck
2012 Seeking the Bridge 65
John Born A Blackjack Bet Play blackjack, magician knows what cards are coming up, uses one way backs
2012 Seeking the Bridge 102
Roberto Giobbi One-way Stratagem reversal
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 23) 336
John Guastaferro Think Tank four jokers and four aces in case transpose, selected ace turns over
2017 En Route 47
Ryan Plunkett A Satisfying Sequence Getting a card turned end for end and returned reversed in the deck, out of magician's hands
Related to 2017 A New Angle 58
Nathan Colwell Rotator Shifts how to secretly turn a card/packet end for end for use in a tapered deck routine

  • Method One
  • Method Two (based on Nathan's "Long-Fingered Half Pass")
  • Method Three
Inspired by