101 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Think a Card / Princess Card Trick (5 Cards)
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick (First Method), one of four thought of, performer places one in his pocket and it's the though-of card
1909 The Art of Magic 80
Unknown The Princess Card Trick (Second Method) double-ended cards
1909 The Art of Magic 82
Unknown The Princess Card Trick "The Prince's Card Trick" in index
1909 The Art of Magic 82
Jack Merlin Telepathy Card Trick in pocket, hiding extra cards in pocket
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 19
Victor Farelli Four From Five Leaves One
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 96
Unknown The Princess Trick Perfected
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 64
Theodore Annemann The Five Card Thought Effect
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 17
Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 339
Sam Leo Horowitz The Knock-Out Card Trick one of five cards thought-of, one removed, shown missing, Mexican turnover, double facers, two handlings
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 52
Sam Leo Horowitz The Princess Trick with three cards, double facers
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 445
Theodore Annemann The Princess Trick
1938 Greater Magic 538
Unknown The Princess Card Trick
1940 Expert Card Technique 272
Unknown Psycho-Intelligence card is put in pocket
1940 Expert Card Technique 328
Stanley Collins, Dr. L. Rothbart Thoughts O.K. prepared (double indices) and ungaffed method for princess card trick
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 547
Henry Hardin The Dissolving Card one of five
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Joseph Ovette Different Princess Card Trick with Jumbo cards, to pocket
1940 Fast Ones 17
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Princess Card Trick: Stripper Version
1941 The Stripper Deck 25
Walter B. Gibson The Twin Princess
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 729
Theodore DeLand Double Ender Princess Trick brief mention
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 729
Unknown A Baffling Discovery 1 out of 5
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 234
Edward Marlo Third Rosini
1942 Let's See the Deck 12
Edward Marlo The Vanishing Card: I. Vanishing Thought one of six
1947 Marlo In Spades 34
Unknown The Princess Card Trick three gaffs (picture cards, holes cut out) and immediate repetition
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 158
Dai Vernon Mental Card Miracle card is put in pocket
Related toVariations 1949 Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 80
Harlan Tarbell 3 - Fantus Cards spectator thinks three of the five cards (instead of just one), using envelopes with Phantom Sticker
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 136
Don Alan It Can't Be... three phase routine
  • Aces on table, spectator thinks of Ace, Ace pocketed, it's thought Ace, other aces are also
found in pocket, cards on table are indifferent cards
  • MacDonalds Aces, spectator sits on fourth packet
  • four Aces in performers pocket change places with four indifferent cards in spectators pocket
Related to 1956 Pretty Sneaky 12
Tony Corinda (6) Another Version of the Princess Card Trick Ghost Deck, with handkerchief
1958 Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 48
Edward Marlo Card Man's Mentalism Ace through Five (or more) are shown, one thought of, performer removes one and tables it, it is shown to be the selection
Inspired byRelated to 1960 ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 27
Dai Vernon Five Card Mental Selection one card of five cards divined and placed in pocket
1962 Early Vernon 54
Nate Leipzig Princess Card Trick
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 180
Edward Marlo Marlo's Princess Trick four phases, using duplicates
Variations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 93
Dai Vernon Thought Card from Pocket
Related to 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 10
Roy Walton Pocket Princess
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 282
Sam Leo Horowitz 3-Card Princess as finale in last phase the other two vanish, see also p. 476
Related to Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 446
Unknown Princess Card Trick
1972 The Living End 30
Edward Marlo Fair on All Points bluff
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 24
Ken Krenzel The Princess
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 91
Philip T. Goldstein Calculated Theft from envelope to other envelope
1978 The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 5
Philip T. Goldstein Calculated Theft from envelope to other envelope
1978 A Transatlantic Lecture 4
Karl Fulves A Scanner Darkly any four cards, one is agreed upon by three spectators, they all note position of the card in packet one by one, then it is divined, application to Hofzinser Ace Problem
Related to 1978 Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 21
Karl Fulves Scanner Count any four cards, one is agreed upon by three spectators, they all note position of the card in packet one by one, then it is divined
Related toVariations Sep. 1979 The Talon (Issue 5) 60
Paul Swinford The Princess Trick Revisited using two spectators, double index cards
1980 Arcane (Issue 2) 12
Greg Otto Muffled one of nine cards is though of, it vanishes and reappears face up in packet
Apr. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 479
Philip T. Goldstein Calculated Theft from envelope to other envelope
1982 shuffled lecture 10
Karl Fulves Mechanical Cards notes on the history of, among others,
  • Princess Card Trick
  • Mene Tekel Deck
  • Svengali
  • Monte Cristo Cards
  • Ever Ready Forcing Pack
  • Brainwave
1982 Hocus Poker 29
Thomas Alan Waters Daisection thought of card is put in pocket, inspired by Vernon
Related to 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 200
Edward Marlo Non-Saliva Vanish
1983 Marlo without Tears 40
Nick Trost Symbolique princess card trick with ESP card, repetition and then performer finds all cards with same symbol as selection
  • ESP-Princess
  • Princess Repeat
  • Seeing Stars
Also published here
  • Nick Trost's "Symbolique" in Mickey Hades "ESP-Session with Nick Trost" 1971
1983 Ueber das Wesen der Mentalmagie 20
Bruce Cervon The Fifth Card
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27) 255
Frederick Braue One-in-Four makes use of "Slydini Ace Move"
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 19
David Britland Royal Decree spectator finds out of which King the performer is thinking
1986 Psychomancy 40
Fred Kaps The Princess Card Trick with four Queens, using quartet gimmick
1986 It's So Simple 17
David Regal A Regal Princess thumb punch
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 227
Larry Jennings The Little Princess four aces, thought of ace is placed in pocket
Related to 1988 The Cardwright 38
Larry Jennings Princess in Waiting thought of card of five cards is placed in pocket
1988 The Cardwright 45
Edward Marlo Marlo's Princess (Second Method) six methods, other four cards change to Aces as kicker in a method
Also published here 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 87
Edward Marlo After the Princess
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1964
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 99
Arturo de Ascanio Mentalism by Elimination ("That Trick") extensive treatment on the effect
  • Origins and Stories
  • Effect, patter and presentation
  • General ideas about performance
  • Performance
  • Concealing manouvres for the thought-of care
  • Tricks for rehearsing the trick
Also published here 1989 Ascanio's Favorites 3 1
Jon Racherbaumer Of the Psychic Princess Presentation comment and distinction of both effects titled "Princess Card Trick"
1990 Cardfixes 35
Jon Racherbaumer Polish Princess Card Trick credit information, four methods
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 178
Arturo de Ascanio Mentalismo por Eliminación ("El Juego Ese") extensive treatment on the effect
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 102
Edward Marlo On Vernon's "Mental Card Miracle"
Inspired by 1993 The Olram File (Issue 13) 16
Patrick Page Prinzessin Numero Vier with queens, three removed and selected queen ends up in different pocket
Also published here 1993 Lecture Patrick Page 27
Karl Fulves, Jesse Demaline Numeration Ace through Six given to spectator, one chosen, performer has packet behind back and gives back five, chosen one is missing, posed as a problem
1994 Verbatim (Issue 10) 124
James Swain Anastasia one of five cards thought of, vanishes and reappears in pocket
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 152
Larry Jennings The '65 Card Staggerer sleightly different effect
  • Version One
  • Version Two
1997 Jennings '67 85
Larry Jennings Card to Pocket Princess
  • Version One
  • Version Two
1997 Jennings '67 82
Dai Vernon, William Goodwin, Larry Jennings Reconstructing the Professor's Princess
  • Method One (Dai Vernon)
  • Method Two (Larry Jennings)
  • Method Three (Dai Vernon and Larry Jennings)
  • Method Four (Dai Vernon, Larry Jennings and William Goodwin)
1997 Jennings '67 88
Philip T. Goldstein Calculated Theft from envelope to other envelope
1997 FISM '97 7
Aaron Fisher The Princess five cards, thought of is divined others change to aces
Inspired by 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 65) 1306
Bruce Cervon The Fifth Card
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 45
David Regal Unlimited Edition Examinable version of Limited Edition by Larry Jennings and Gordon Bean
1999 Close-Up & Personal 116
Theodore DeLand The Phantom Card Trick No. 8, five cards shown fan, three remembered by spectators, two removed from under handkerchief and rest vanishes, see "General note" on p. 140 for credit
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 128
Theodore DeLand Improved Phantom Cards No. 9, same effects but backs can be shown, see "General note" on p. 140 for credit
Inspired byVariations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 128
Ellis Stanyon Phantom with Ordinary Cards No. 10, ungaffed version, pseudo duplicates and palming
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 130
Burling Hull The Vanishing Card No. 15, "Ghost Card", five cards fanned with Joker at front, one thought-of except Joker, all placed in hat, all cards removed and shown on both side, selection has vanished
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 132
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note details on handling, alternative gaffs with corners stuck on
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 133
Burling Hull The Card Problem No. 24, fake indices
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 139
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note credit information
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 140
Ellis Stanyon The Yogi Wonder No. 25
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 140
Ellis Stanyon, Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick No. 26, ungaffed, two methods
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 141
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note further handling and ideas
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 141
Philip T. Goldstein Calculated Theft from envelope to other envelope
2002 Flaunting Five Fanciful Formulae 8
Al Baker Albakerdabra princess like, using ten divided cards
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 529
Karl Fulves Paradox Princess four cards, two cards thought of and found
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 6
Karl Fulves Ask Him card chosen from 5-card packet divined
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 35
Henry Hardin Princess Card Trick
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 63
Karl Fulves No Way Out Aces on table, spectator thinks of Ace, Ace pocketed, it's thought Ace and others change into Jacks
Related toVariations 2003 Hofzinser Notebook 74
Karl Fulves A No-Gaff Way ungaffed version
Inspired by 2003 Hofzinser Notebook 75
Michael Powers Subtle Princess performer and spectator each select a card from a five-card packet, performer finds spectator's card and vice versa
Inspired by
  • "People's Princess" (Jon Racherbaumer, GeMiNi online board)
2006 Power Plays 155
Arturo de Ascanio Mentalism by Elimination extensive treatment on the effect
Inspired byAlso published here 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 116
Karl Fulves An Easier Princess involving five court cards and spelling the value of the though-of one
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 301
Edward Marlo The Princess Killer other four cards change to Aces as kicker
Also published here Sep. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9) 23
Fred Robinson Mind Reading one of six
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 206
Patrick Page The PrincESP Card Trick in pocket, two sets
2011 Magic Page by Page 56
Patrick Page Princess Quatro with queens, three removed and selected queen ends up in different pocket
Related to
  • "Pages from Patrick's Notebook"
Also published here
2011 Magic Page by Page 59
Wolfgang Moser Werbung à la Carte on business cards and magic with special printed business cards, five routines
  • Effektkarten
  • Visitenkarten Idee #1 (Princess Card trick)
  • Visitenkarten Idee #2 (number prediction with fingers, gag)
  • Visitenkarten Idee #3 (letters sort to words)
  • Visitenkarten Idee #4 (using stickers instead of business cards)
  • Visitenkarten Idee #5 (on flyers)
Also published here 2011 Kreationen 37
Harapan Ong The Princess Card Trick Revisited thought-of-card vanishes from packet, reappears in sandwich in deck
2014 Close Culls 77
John Hostler Five Card Mental Leap one of five cards thought-of, performer wants to remove mate from deck, but it is the actual selection now missing from the packet, mate comes from pocket
2016 Magnum Opossum 36
Dr. Jacob Daley Mental Card Miracle
Inspired by 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 133
Wolfgang Moser Royal Princess Princess Card Trick printed on Business cards
Also published here 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 55