32 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Phone Effects / Person is called during performance
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Theodore Annemann The Unknown Subject apparently random name in phone book divined, person phoned names cards which are divined
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 47
Theodore Annemann Wired Thought any person is phoned and asked to name a card, predicted by performer, index
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 201
Al Baker A Super-Superprediction person names card which magician has transfered to another deck, roughed
Also published here 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 216
Theodore Annemann Wired Thought any person is phoned and asked to name a card, predicted by performer, index
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 73
Ronald B. Edwards Phone(y) Telepathy selection is apparently revealed by stranger
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 64) 262
Robert A. Nelson A. T. and T. Telepathy selected card is divined by a called person, freely selected in the phone book
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 7
U. F. Grant Any Number over Telephone rough-smooth forcing deck, a person called who should name any odd number
Related to Dec. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
Unknown The Royal Telephone Test stranger is phoned and calls out chosen card
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 181
Al Baker A Telemirakel actually assistant on phone
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 293
U. F. Grant Grant's Terrific Telephone Test deck dealt onto table in row with every other card reversed, reversed one chosen, then any person called who names an odd number, card is there, half forcing deck
Related to Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 12
U. F. Grant Touch as a phone prediction with random people called during performance
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 12
Steffi Storm The Wizard No. 21, Spectator freely selects card, performer calls friend over phone who announces name of selection
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 42
George Schindler Dial phoned person names selection, number is formed by writing letters on a business card
Inspired by 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 206) 823
Bob Somerfeld Nickel for Your Thoughts spectator's write down phone numbers, one slip and a playing card are selected, the person is called who reveals the card, actually assistant, Devil's Handkerchief
Related to 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 2
Hans E. Trixer Telephone Brainwave invisible deck over phone
1960 Magic of the Mind 56
The Amazing Maurice Mental Telephone Telepathy stranger names selected card, probability method
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 24
Aaron Wainer Phonetics random person called during performance says that he also has a magician guest who had him choose a card, they match
June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 37
Cy Keller Telephone Card Divination automatic number is called and selection named, gag
Related to Mar. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 602
Gerald Kosky Tel-A-Prediction person on phone names number from one to fifty-two, card is predicted
1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 68) 337
Dr. Barlow Wagman Tele-Phoney card found by spelling a word, person phoned for getting a word
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 103) 513
Karl Fulves Kruskal Phone Effect
June 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 8) 970
Ray Brady Different Version of the Telephone Trick spectator calls friend and whispers card, performer divines it, gaffed phone
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 236
Michael Weber Directory Assistants prediction is a phone number, Jack Diamonds on other end
1991 Life Savers 80
Rudolf Braunmüller Hellsehen per Telefon spectator reverses any card behind his back, phone number forced with calculator, that person called and he names card
June 1993 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 1) 34
Tony Bartolotta Thotology random person phoned and asked to name any card, medium phoned asked for a number up to 52
Inspired by
  • "20th Century Telepathy" (John Northern Hilliard)
Related to
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 7) 81
Milton Kort Svengali of the Phone Lines Card selected, random person called on phone names selection, then spectator names any number, card appears at number (first published in New Pentagram, vol. 1, no. 1, 1969)
1999 Kort 115
Jay Sankey Saved By The Bell Spectator dials phone number as indicated by seven cards on the table, message on answering machine reveals the spectator's selection
2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Tricks of the Trade) 38
Jay Sankey Seven seven wrong cards located, when their sequence is called on the phone, an answering machine reveals the card
2004 Sankey Unleashed 46
Michael Powers Punch Drunk any card pocketed by spectator under fair conditions, performer deals through deck and says he'll stop at mate, cell phone rings and person at other end names selection, 50% Punched Deck (every other card)
  • Cell Phone Finish
  • Alternate Finish (1)
  • Alternate Finish (2)
  • Alternate Finish (3)
Related to 2006 Power Plays 98
Garrett Thomas GT's Workers Card at Any Number Card freely named, person on the other side of the phone names a number, card is found at that number, used to grab attention of people on the phone
Related to 2012 The Gift of Magic: Amazing Moments 7
Michael Weber Remote Red Black spectator is called during performance and that spectator decides which cards are red or black, performer does not touch cards
  • The Dream
  • The Dream Realized
  • Performance Alternatives
2015 Red Black 2.0 13
Michael Weber The Card Problem fairly removed card named by phoned person, strict conditions, posed as problem
2016 Operandi (Issue 1) 22