85 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Think a Card / Princess Card Trick (Matrix)
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Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons
Related toVariations Modern Magic 53
Unknown Erraten von Karten durch Quadrate with square layout on table and four, five, six or seven spectators
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 99
Louis Nikola Wizard's Whist Four spectators each given four cards, each think of one card out of the four. Deck reshuffled and dealt into four bridge hands, magician can divine the selections
Related toAlso published here The Nikola Card System 36
Graham Adams The Twenty Five Card Trick
Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 20
Unknown A Strange Hallucination thought of card to wallet, matrix principle
Variations Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 87
Al Baker Cards of Thought
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 84
Unknown The Telepathic Bridge Game
Mental Magic with Cards 30
Victor Farelli The Latest Method An improvement in handling of A Strange Hallucination
Inspired byRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 43
Victor Farelli A Rapid Routine Similar to "A Strange Hallucination" but with three cards instead of five, less dealing
Inspired byRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 44
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
Unknown Projected Thought matrix dealing with thought of card and prediction of card and its position with prediction index
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 178
Louis Lam "Mentalla"
Mentalla 2
Louis Nikola Wizard's Whist with and without stack
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 399
Sam Leo Horowitz The Twenty-Five Card Trick twenty-five duplicates
Related toVariations Greater Magic 142
Henry Christ Mental Stud poker presentation
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 71) 479
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 499
Jean Hugard Presentation presentation for "To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons"
Inspired by Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 18
Jean Hugard Thought for Five with faro-alternative for distribution
Tricks and Sleights 24
Arthur H. Buckley An Amazing Card Illusion (Original) - Just Think of a Card five spectators, cards apparently thought-of from full deck, credit information
Principles and Deceptions 164
Unknown Mahatma Thought Control five spectators each pick four cards and select one, clever
The Fine Art of Magic 167
Unknown The Five Poker Hands Five spectators dealt five cards each, think of one, put back and re-dealt, divine all the selections
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 3
Al Koran Princess Card Trick...Plus deck shuffled after selections, deck switch
Related toVariations Al Koran's Professional Presentations 71
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Five Think five times four card, impromptu version with slop shuffle
Between Two Minds 10
Edward Marlo Prognostication Pack Improved one of five, matrix principle for one spectator, prediction on billet (index)
Expert Card Conjuring 92
Martin Gardner Version of the 5x5 Problem
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 160
Peter Alexis Mini-Mental two cards thought of from eight card-packet
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 380
Harry Lorayne Four by Four four spectators with four cards each
Reputation-Makers 168
Unknown Poker-Mental
Super Subtle Card Miracles 113
Orville Wayne Meyer Multi-Mentality Plus with four selections
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 104) 519
Tony Griffith, Al Koran The Princess Trick twenty-five duplicates
Inspired by Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 54
Edward Marlo, Al Baker Vocalepathy
Inspired by Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 105
Eddie Joseph Hocus-Pocus No. 45, three five-cards packets, spectator thinks of a card, deals out five packets, pockets the one with selection and performer extracts it
Self-Working Card Tricks 68
Cicardi PSI-Symbols princess card trick with 36 picture cards
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 186) 929
Ken Krenzel Mental Matrix stay stack
Related to The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 74
John F. Mendoza Routined Poker Mental princess card trick with lie detection presentation
Variations The Book of John 19
Katlyn The Mystic Tarot using the Major Arcana, divination of three cards
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 245) 1221
Unknown Sleight of Mind No. 55, five poker hands, five spectators think of a card each, re-dealt and divined
Self-Working Mental Magic 90
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo Totally Telepathic two cards and their positions remembered, "is it in this group?", faro, ten memorized cards
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 73
Robert Cassidy A Trivial Miracle performer divines the correct answer to several randomly chosen Trivial Pursuit question
The Art of Mentalism 86
Randy Tanner Thinking Man's Poker using stay stack, clever
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 955
Ray Grismer Foxy impromptu, faros
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 70
Philip T. Goldstein Horse Sense race presentation
Doth 10
Bob Farmer Impromptu Impromptu Version "One One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough Is Not Enough"
one of five cards
Also published here Tsunami 15
Bob King Poker Mental three spectators, last card also reversed in another deck, mis-calling mates
Related to Magician Foolers 20
Karl Fulves Mind Over Matter
Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 24
Simon Aronson Adding the Aronson Kicker prediction kicker
Cardfixes 175
Edward Marlo Predictable Princess ten-card set-up, five envelopes as predictions
Inspired by
  • "Princess A-Hoy" (Peter Tappan & Ross Johnson, The Impostress Princess)
Cardfixes 32
Jon Racherbaumer Of the Psychic Princess Presentation comment and distinction of both effects titled "Princess Card Trick"
Cardfixes 35
Jon Racherbaumer Crossing a Princess with ESP cards, circle and four alphabet cards end up spelling CROSS
Cardfixes 74
Nick Trost Tale of the Tell credit information (last paragraph)
Cardfixes 172
Alex Elmsley Cross-25 two selections made out of performer's hands, re-matrixing
Also published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 363
Jon Racherbaumer About the Psychic Princess Presentation credit information
The Olram File (Issue 7) 13
Edward Marlo Predictable Princess applying Smith Myth, based on "Princess A-Hoy" (Impostress Princess)
The Olram File (Issue 7) 13
Allan Ackerman Impromptu Paul Fox
Also published here Magic Castle Lecture Notes 13
Leo Boudreau The Faro & The Princess impromptu
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2430
Unknown, Stewart Judah The Mystery of the Seven Discs with credit information
More Greater Magic 1129
Unknown A Time-Worn Trick Hilliard Note Book Entry
More Greater Magic 1140
Allan Ackerman Impromptu Paul Fox
Also published here Las Vegas Kardma 92
Allan Ackerman An Added Dimension card thought of from bank, cards dealt out and then divined
Wednesday Nights 23
Max Holden, Glenn G. Gravatt, U. F. Grant Quotes from the Sphinx
  • Ring Spin (1927)
  • Linking Finger Rings (1921)
  • Tell The Truth Telephone (presentation for the princess card trick, 1927)
The Fine Print (Issue 4) 92
Karl Fulves M & M "manipulative & mathematical", one spectator thinks of card in eight-card group, faros
Blocking Off 86
Allan Ackerman, Kosy Phibulphanuvat A Logical Princess
I Can't Believe it's Not All Cards 46
Alex Elmsley Cross-25 two selections made out of performer's hands, re-matrixing, updated handling
Also published here Alex Is At It Again 17
Frederick Braue Vocalepathy
Inspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 6
Karl Fulves A Muted Nomen "The First Layout", spectators each remember one card in poker hand
Mutus Nomen 11
Baltazar Fuentes Histed Heisted Again up to five spectators, ten cards each
Inspired by
  • "Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson)
Arempi II 16
Ellis Stanyon Guessing Thought Cards No. 8, with 4x4 cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 34
Ellis Stanyon The Greek Cross No. 19, thirteen four-card packets made, one selected, found after redistribution and another deal
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 92
Frank Garcia, Eddie Joseph Thought-Card Poker No. 70, one card of three poker hands thought of
New Self-Working Card Tricks 108
Andrew Wimhurst Paul Fox Variation impromptu, no fishing
Jiggery Pokery 12
Darwin Ortiz, John F. Mendoza Liar's Poker princess card trick with lie detection presentation and sucker finale à la Fingerprint Card Trick
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 26
Al Baker Vocalepathy alone or with medium
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 593
Jim Steinmeyer the princess Caraboo deck
Artificial conclusions 7
Al Baker Bakerscope different handling
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 535
Karl Fulves Just Think spectator and performer show each other five cards, one thought of, shuffled back in half a deck each, groups of five cards shown, coincidence and cards found
Inspired by
  • "Just Think Do As I Do" (Kenneth Lang, The Magic Wand)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 351
Jim Steinmeyer The Princess in a Crowd fifteen card matrix trick, no-touch
Variations Further Impuzzibilities 5
Michael Powers Heisting Histed Heisted twenty-five duplicates
  • Non Gaffed Ideas
  • Heavily Gaffed Methods (jumbo cards)
Inspired by
  • "Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson, The Card Ideas of Simon Aronson)
Related to
Power Plays 112
Jack Avis 5x5 Mental Routine, A Handling
Rara Avis 97
Jack Parker Royal 21 selection vanishes
7-7-7 118
Justin Higham The 25 Card Trick "Mental Poker"
7-7-7 169
Howard Schwarzman Foxless seven spectators, faro shuffles
Best of Friends - Volume III 366
Lou Hornung Obscured Matrix Five people each think of a card within a group of five, magician divines cards
The Saturday Morning Session 11
Bob Farmer Devils & Angels picture cards with angels and devils, sins and virtues, three spectators think of one, they are divined
Inspired by
  • "Mixed Emotions" (Phil Goldstein)
The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 131
Matt Baker, Peter W. Tappan Histed Hoisted
Inspired by
  • "Histed Heisted" (Simon Aronson, The Card Ideas of Simon Aronson)
The Buena Vista Shuffle Club 62
Helder Guimarães Inside "The Tell Room" "Clues for the Advantage Player"
  • First Phase: five cards chosen by five spectators, they shuffle their card each in a four-card packet, all twenty-five cards mixed and dealt out in five poker hands, selections found
  • Second Phase: poker deal of five good hands that include the selections
Secret Language — Volume 1 300