the harmony of numbers \n "an original card divertissement"
several piles made by cutting and saying stop, each pile has ten cards and a ten spot on top \n dr. h. walter grote \n sympathetic numbers \n johann nepomuk hofzinser
1939
the magic annual for 1938 and 1939 Dr. H. Walter Grote

The Harmony of Numbers

"An Original Card Divertissement"
several piles made by cutting and saying stop, each pile has ten cards and a Ten spot on top

a year in your life \n four digits of named year cut to \n jean hugard \n frederick braue \n a poker player's picnic \n unknown
1942
miracle shuffles and tricks Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue

jumping jacks \n performer cuts pack into four piles, jacks on top, then matrix routine with table mat with post card covers \n alton sharpe
1969
expert card mysteries Alton Sharpe

Jumping Jacks

performer cuts pack into four piles, Jacks on top, then matrix routine with table mat with post card covers

to catch an ace #5 \n \n harry lorayne \n tcaa #5, the second \n harry lorayne \n catch a royal \n harry lorayne \n direct collect \n harry lorayne \n to catch a royal \n harry lorayne \n tcaa #5 handling \n harry lorayne \n direct collect \n harry lorayne
1971
reputation-makers Harry Lorayne

half-force open prediction \n three prediction cards, spectator cuts deck into three packets, top cards match \n harry lorayne
1973
rim shots Harry Lorayne

Half-Force Open Prediction

three prediction cards, spectator cuts deck into three packets, top cards match

overskill ii \n spectator cuts to aces, then magician cuts to aces in different flashy ways \n jerry k. hartman \n "a problem posed, 38th method" (ed marlo, the new tops, march 1965, p. 24) \n a problem posed \n edward marlo
1973
means & ends Jerry K. Hartman

Overskill II

Spectator cuts to Aces, then magician cuts to Aces in different flashy ways

Inspired by

"A Problem Posed, 38th Method" (Ed Marlo, The New Tops, March 1965, p. 24)

spectator cuts to locate aces \n spectator cuts four piles, numbers of top cards are counted and every ace is found \n edward marlo \n spectator cuts to locate aces \n edward marlo \n i cut to the aces \n christoph borer \n edward marlo
1976
pabular Edward Marlo

Spectator Cuts To Locate Aces

spectator cuts four piles, numbers of top cards are counted and every Ace is found

silver and aces \n spectator cuts to the aces and a coin are found under each ace \n paul harris \n silver and aces (revised) \n paul harris \n tim carlson
1976
the magic of paul harris Paul Harris

Silver and Aces

spectator cuts to the aces and a coin are found under each ace

the spectator cuts the four aces #10,001 \n two cards as hung cards, two added to bottom after shuffling \n danny korem
1977
innovative magic no. 2 Danny Korem

The Spectator Cuts the Four Aces #10,001

two cards as hung cards, two added to bottom after shuffling

dialing the cards \n telephone number of spectator dealt out with "the spectator cuts to and counts down to the aces" procedure \n gus southall
1978
fred braue on false deals Gus Southall

Dialing the Cards

telephone number of spectator dealt out with "the spectator cuts to and counts down to the aces" procedure

spectator cuts u count \n variation of "spectator cuts and counts to the aces", no set up \n edward marlo \n spectator cuts u count - circa 2014 \n david solomon
1979
marlo's magazine volume 3 Edward Marlo

Spectator Cuts U Count

variation of "Spectator Cuts And Counts To The Aces", no set up

double take \n using pick-up from wrong packets \n harry lorayne \n three-second wonder \n gary ouellet \n a cutting spectator \n harry lorayne \n royal take \n harry lorayne
1979
quantum leaps Harry Lorayne

textbook aces \n spectator cuts to aces, then performer, at bottom of piles is royal flush
- immediate aces
- knockout poker \n karl fulves
1979
the chronicles Karl Fulves

Textbook Aces

spectator cuts to Aces, then performer, at bottom of piles is Royal Flush

cutting to the aces \n spectator cuts and finds two aces, aces are cut inside the two halves to find other aces \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Cutting to the Aces

spectator cuts and finds two Aces, Aces are cut inside the two halves to find other Aces

spectator cuts off more than he can choose \n spectator cuts deck in four packets, after some counting and packet handling aces, queens and kings are turned over \n jon racherbaumer \n david solomon
1981
the lost pages of the kabbala Jon Racherbaumer, David Solomon

Spectator Cuts Off more than he can Choose

spectator cuts deck in four packets, after some counting and packet handling aces, queens and kings are turned over

fantasia \n four cards are cut to, which are predicted with miniature cards, cards have different colored back than rest of the deck which is blank on the face too \n stephen tucker
1981
spell-binder Stephen Tucker

Fantasia

four cards are cut to, which are predicted with miniature cards, cards have different colored back than rest of the deck which is blank on the face too

the musical deck \n cards with singers, composers and songs, spectator cuts to a matching combination, they transform to another song that is played from music box \n alex east \n musical \n alex east
1982
spell-binder Alex East

The musical deck

cards with singers, composers and songs, spectator cuts to a matching combination, they transform to another song that is played from music box

pandemonium \n - growing deck gag (higham)
- trouser pocket as servante (higham)
- card revelation gag with two spectators selecting the same card (tucker)
- five coins travel from hand to hand and then change into one coin (tucker)
- cutting the aces, bilis/ marlo variation idea (monmoine) \n justin higham \n stephen tucker \n pascal monmoine
1983
spell-binder Justin Higham, Stephen Tucker, Pascal Monmoine

Pandemonium

growing Deck gag (Higham)

trouser pocket as servante (Higham)

card revelation gag with two spectators selecting the same card (Tucker)

five coins travel from hand to hand and then change into one coin (Tucker)

Cutting the Aces, Bilis/ Marlo variation idea (Monmoine)

spectator's ace cutting \n twelve methods, some where the spectator turn over the aces, some quadrupel stop effects, for 11th method see page 284 \n edward marlo
1984
marlo's magazine volume 5 Edward Marlo

Spectator's Ace Cutting

twelve methods, some where the spectator turn over the aces, some quadrupel stop effects, for 11th method see page 284

literally spelling the aces \n four cards instead of aces, the cards are from an abc deck and the four cards spell a-c-e-s \n stephen tucker
1984
pabular Stephen Tucker

Literally Spelling The Aces

four cards instead of aces, the cards are from an ABC deck and the four cards spell A-C-E-S

face up garcia \n spectator cuts to four cards which change into aces \n peter duffie \n impossible 4 ace revelation \n frank garcia
1984
contemporary card magic Peter Duffie

Face Up Garcia

spectator cuts to four cards which change into Aces

past participle \n deck cut in four packets by spectator, spectator choses top card of one pile, top cards of other piles are used to count down, mates to selection found \n harry lorayne
1985
best of friends — volume ii Harry Lorayne

Past Participle

deck cut in four packets by spectator, spectator choses top card of one pile, top cards of other piles are used to count down, mates to selection found

reaping the aces i & ii \n two handlings \n larry jennings \n the spectator cuts the aces \n bob veeser \n larry jennings \n spectator cuts to the aces \n johnny thompson \n larry jennings \n edward marlo \n reaping the aces i finesse \n herb zarrow
1986
the classic magic of larry jennings Larry Jennings

der psychotest \n spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cards \n roberto giobbi \n a psychological test \n herb zarrow \n roberto giobbi
1987
cardperfect Roberto Giobbi

Der Psychotest

spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cards

simply cutting to the aces \n aces cut to, optional follow-up in which they are cut into deck again and come back to top \n ken simmons
1987
riffling the pasteboards — again! Ken Simmons

Simply Cutting to the Aces

Aces cut to, optional follow-up in which they are cut into deck again and come back to top

a problem posed \n credit information
- 35th method
- 36th method
- 37th method
- 38th method
- 39th method
- 40th method
- 41st method
- 45th method (spectator shuffles before the cutting) \n edward marlo \n the new tops, mar. 1965 \n overskill ii \n jerry k. hartman \n a modified marlo sequence \n edward marlo \n paul vigil
1988
m.i.n.t. — volume i Edward Marlo

A Problem Posed

credit information

35th Method

36th Method

37th Method

38th Method

39th Method

40th Method

41st Method

45th Method (spectator shuffles before the cutting)

as an opener \n \n edward marlo \n the new tops, sep. 1965 \n to catch an ace #2 \n derek dingle \n edward marlo \n spectator cuts aces \n edward marlo \n my opener \n bob king
1988
m.i.n.t. — volume i Edward Marlo

if at first \n spectator cuts deck into four piles, top cards are not aces but instantly change to aces \n bob king \n if at first \n bob king
1989
apocalypse vol. 11-15 Bob King

If At First

spectator cuts deck into four piles, top cards are not Aces but instantly change to Aces

spectator cuts the kings \n \n david williamson \n spectator cuts the kings \n david williamson \n return of the kings \n david williamson
1989
the minotaur David Williamson

if at first \n spectator cuts deck into four piles, top cards are not aces but instantly change to aces \n bob king \n if at first \n bob king
1989
magician foolers Bob King

If At First

spectator cuts deck into four piles, top cards are not Aces but instantly change to Aces

spectator cuts the kings \n \n david williamson \n spectator cuts the kings \n david williamson \n return of the kings \n david williamson
1990 ca.
how magic works David Williamson

the spectator cuts double \n four packets are cut by spectator, top cards are kings and bottom cards are aces \n allan ackerman \n the spectator cuts double \n allan ackerman \n debbie ackerman
1991
magic castle lecture notes Allan Ackerman

The Spectator Cuts Double

four packets are cut by spectator, top cards are Kings and bottom cards are Aces

elevator aces \n spectator selects four cards which turn out to be the aces, cards are buried but appear on top \n james swain \n bill malone \n the '65 aces \n larry jennings
1992
don't blink James Swain, Bill Malone

Elevator Aces

spectator selects four cards which turn out to be the aces, cards are buried but appear on top

the spectator cuts double \n aces on bottom, kings on top \n allan ackerman \n debbie ackerman \n the spectator cuts double \n allan ackerman \n spectator cuts double ii \n baltazar fuentes
1994
las vegas kardma Allan Ackerman, Debbie Ackerman

the spectator cuts triple \n aces on bottom, kings and queens on top \n allan ackerman \n daryl martinez \n cut to kill \n daryl martinez \n spectator queen, king & ace cut \n daryl martinez
1994
las vegas kardma Allan Ackerman, Daryl Martinez

the spectator cuts the aces \n \n bob veeser \n larry jennings \n reaping the aces i & ii \n larry jennings
1995
card college — volume 1 Bob Veeser, Larry Jennings

spectator cuts aces \n seven methods, some with tabled palm, holding out \n edward marlo \n the new tops, aug. 1976
1995
m.i.n.t. — volume ii Edward Marlo

spectator cuts to locate aces \n spectator cuts and values are used to count down to selection \n edward marlo \n the new tops, sep. 1976 \n spectator cuts to locate aces \n edward marlo \n spectator cuts to indicate the aces \n justin higham
1995
m.i.n.t. — volume ii Edward Marlo

Spectator Cuts to Locate Aces

spectator cuts and values are used to count down to selection

silver and aces (revised) \n spectator cuts to the aces and a coin are found under each ace, featuring "tim's industrial strength gaff" \n paul harris \n tim carlson \n silver and aces \n paul harris
1996
the art of astonishment - book 1 Paul Harris, Tim Carlson

Silver and Aces (revised)

spectator cuts to the aces and a coin are found under each ace, featuring "Tim's Industrial Strength Gaff"

new year's resolution \n spectator cuts deck in four piles and selects four cards from second deck, those values are used to count down to the aces in the four piles \n michael skinner \n william goodwin
1997
the ancient empty street Michael Skinner, William Goodwin

New Year's Resolution

spectator cuts deck in four piles and selects four cards from second deck, those values are used to count down to the Aces in the four piles

jack attack \n spectator cuts to four jacks and finds selection, see "informant" reference for impromptu version \n frank stefani \n from nowhere \n peter duffie \n informant \n karl fulves \n now serving \n karl fulves
1998
underworld Frank Stefani

Jack Attack

spectator cuts to four Jacks and finds selection, see "Informant" reference for impromptu version

spectator makes good \n wrong card found, spectator cuts deck in three piles, same value than selection is on top and wrong card changes into selection \n dave robertson \n ed marlo version for cutting the aces
1998
five times five — scotland Dave Robertson

Spectator Makes Good

wrong card found, spectator cuts deck in three piles, same value than selection is on top and wrong card changes into selection

the charm of the queen of hearts \n long routine
-spectator cuts to the aces
-the queen of hearts appears
- the queen of hearts whispers the spectators thought
- the queen of hearts turns an ace face down
- the queen of hearts changes into the ace
- the vanished queen of hearts appears between the aces
- the queen of hearts and two aces change places in a flash \n udo wächter \n runaround \n roy walton \n swindle cut aces \n father cyprian
2000
concertos for pasteboard Udo Wächter

The Charm of the Queen of Hearts

long routine
-spectator cuts to the aces
-the queen of hearts appears

the queen of hearts whispers the spectators thought

the queen of hearts turns an ace face down

the queen of hearts changes into the ace

the vanished queen of hearts appears between the aces

the queen of hearts and two aces change places in a flash

spectator cuts to indicate the aces \n top cards are used to count down \n justin higham \n a poker player's picnic \n unknown \n spectator cuts to locate aces \n edward marlo
2001
the simulation of miracles Justin Higham

spectator cuts to the aces...plus! \n four kings placed aside, spectator cuts four packets, kings on top, cards placed aside are now aces \n peter duffie
2001
cards by all means Peter Duffie

Spectator Cuts to the Aces...Plus!

four Kings placed aside, spectator cuts four packets, Kings on top, cards placed aside are now Aces

prime cut \n four cards form spectator's birthday \n "magic" christian stelzel \n the challenger \n "magic" christian stelzel
2002
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 4 "Magic" Christian Stelzel

a psychological test \n spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cards \n herb zarrow \n roberto giobbi \n "matched revolvers" (herb zarrow, linking ring, july 1977) \n der psychotest \n roberto giobbi \n zarrow translating deck \n herb zarrow \n johnny thompson
2003
card college — volume 5 Herb Zarrow, Roberto Giobbi

A Psychological Test

spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cards

Inspired by

"Matched Revolvers" (Herb Zarrow, Linking Ring, July 1977)

the poker player's royal flush \n aces are cut to, royal flush appears as well \n steve belchou \n roberto giobbi \n a poker player's picnic \n unknown
2003
card college — volume 5 Steve Belchou, Roberto Giobbi

return of the kings \n \n david williamson \n spectator cuts the kings \n david williamson \n spectator cuts the kings \n david williamson
2003
magifest manifest David Williamson

knocking on heaven's door \n "a trick for bob neale"
story trick, jack, king and ace of hearts lost, spectator cuts deck into three piles, three sixes are on top \n jackie mcclements \n "a card trick with a message" (jackie mcclements, the crimp, p. 468)
2004
a lecture Jackie McClements

Knocking on Heaven's Door

"A trick for Bob Neale"
story trick, Jack, King and Ace of Hearts lost, spectator cuts deck into three piles, three Sixes are on top

Inspired by

"A Card Trick with A Message" (Jackie McClements, The Crimp, p. 468)

double-header prediction \n three selections predicted, spectators cut to their selections \n andi gladwin
2007
best of friends — volume iii Andi Gladwin

Double-header Prediction

three selections predicted, spectators cut to their selections

the insurance card ii \n spectator cuts to four cards, initial selection completes straight flush, two versions \n nick trost
2008
subtle card creations — volume 1 Nick Trost

The Insurance Card II

spectator cuts to four cards, initial selection completes straight flush, two versions

+1 \n spectator cuts to four cards, performer cuts to one higher each, with si stebbins variation \n steven youell
2009
weapons of mass deception Steven Youell

+1

spectator cuts to four cards, performer cuts to one higher each, with Si Stebbins variation

scam \n "spectator cuts aces method"
with repeat explanation of "to catch an ace #6" \n harry lorayne \n to catch an ace #6 \n harry lorayne
2011
special effects Harry Lorayne

SCAM

"Spectator Cuts Aces Method"
with repeat explanation of "To Catch an Ace #6"

all for(ce) one \n loryane force application, spectators point to position in deck and divide the deck into four sections that way, aces on faces \n harry lorayne
2011
special effects Harry Lorayne

All For(ce) One

Loryane Force application, spectators point to position in deck and divide the deck into four sections that way, Aces on faces

predetermined cutting \n unknown card pocketed, spectator names card, he cuts deck in four piles to a three-of-a-kind and an indifferent card, named card to complete quartet removed from pocket \n allan ackerman \n impromptu predetermined cutting \n allan ackerman
2012
the cardjurer Allan Ackerman

Predetermined Cutting

unknown card pocketed, spectator names card, he cuts deck in four piles to a three-of-a-kind and an indifferent card, named card to complete quartet removed from pocket

a modified marlo sequence \n three cards \n edward marlo \n paul vigil \n a problem posed \n edward marlo
2014
classic fantastic Edward Marlo, Paul Vigil

or... \n the magician and a helper bury the four kings in the deck. the two of them later cut to the four kings. \n józsef kovács
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 10 József Kovács

Or...

The magician and a helper bury the four kings in the deck. The two of them later cut to the four kings.

tradeoffs \n four kings are lost in the pack. the magician and a helper cut the cards to locate them. \n steve beam
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 10 Steve Beam

Tradeoffs

Four kings are lost in the pack. The magician and a helper cut the cards to locate them.

semi-automatic ace production \n spectator chooses where to cut the pack to separate it into packets. the top card of each packet is an ace. \n dani daortiz \n "how to have someone think of a card and guess what it is" (horatio galasso, giochi de carte, 1593) \n second method \n unknown
2015
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 10 Dani DaOrtiz

Semi-Automatic Ace Production

Spectator chooses where to cut the pack to separate it into packets. The top card of each packet is an ace.

Related to

"How to Have Someone Think of a Card and Guess What it is" (Horatio Galasso, Giochi de Carte, 1593)

jack's trick \n spectator cuts deck into four packets, a queen is placed on each packet, they assemble on one packet, then it is shown that spectator also cut to the aces \n tomas blomberg \n jack parker
2015
blomberg laboratories Tomas Blomberg, Jack Parker

Jack's Trick

spectator cuts deck into four packets, a Queen is placed on each packet, they assemble on one packet, then it is shown that spectator also cut to the Aces

the right kind of wrong \n four values cut to in one deck are used to count down to named four-of-a-kind in second deck \n pit hartling
2016
in order to amaze Pit Hartling

The Right Kind of Wrong

four values cut to in one deck are used to count down to named four-of-a-kind in second deck

1371 \n spectator cuts to ace, three, seven, ace for the year in which playing cards are first mentioned \n roberto giobbi
2016
hidden agenda Roberto Giobbi

1371

spectator cuts to Ace, Three, Seven, Ace for the year in which playing cards are first mentioned

spectator cuts to the aces \n \n johnny thompson \n larry jennings \n edward marlo \n "37th method" (ed marlo, the new tops, march 1965) \n reaping the aces i & ii \n larry jennings
2018
the magic of johnny thompson Johnny Thompson, Larry Jennings, Edward Marlo

Spectator Cuts to the Aces

Related to

"37th Method" (Ed Marlo, The New Tops, March 1965)

zarrow translating deck \n spectator answers some questions, performer apparently removes four cards according to answers, spectator cuts to the four mates \n herb zarrow \n johnny thompson \n "matched revolvers" (herb zarrow, linking ring, july 1977) \n "the translating deck" (mum, sept. 1995) \n a psychological test \n herb zarrow \n roberto giobbi
2018
the magic of johnny thompson Herb Zarrow, Johnny Thompson

Zarrow Translating Deck

spectator answers some questions, performer apparently removes four cards according to answers, spectator cuts to the four mates

Inspired by

"Matched Revolvers" (Herb Zarrow, Linking Ring, July 1977)

spectator cuts u count - circa 2014 \n variation of "spectator cuts and counts to the aces" \n david solomon \n spectator cuts u count \n edward marlo
2018
solomon's secrets David Solomon

Spectator Cuts U Count - Circa 2014

variation of "Spectator Cuts And Counts To The Aces"

destiny \n spectator cuts off small packet, then he cuts four piles and top cards are all the same and corresponding to amount of initial packet \n giancarlo scalia \n cut and paced \n greca
2018
semi-automatic card tricks — volume 11 Giancarlo Scalia

Destiny

spectator cuts off small packet, then he cuts four piles and top cards are all the same and corresponding to amount of initial packet

your lucky day \n spectator names a card, cutting estimation by spectator, he eventually cuts to his named card, then a four packet monte routine is done and the matching three-of-a-kind show up \n allan ackerman \n tony picasso \n fenik \n "cardboard keyboard" (terry lagerould, pasteboard presentations ii, 2001)
2019
card theater Allan Ackerman, Tony Picasso, Fenik

Your Lucky Day

spectator names a card, cutting estimation by spectator, he eventually cuts to his named card, then a four packet monte routine is done and the matching three-of-a-kind show up

Inspired by

"Cardboard Keyboard" (Terry LaGerould, Pasteboard Presentations II, 2001)

luck vs skill \n spectator cuts to four random cards which the performer changes into aces one by one, then the spectator does cut to the aces \n henok negash \n thank you le paul \n syd segal
2020
elixir Henok Negash

Luck vs Skill

spectator cuts to four random cards which the performer changes into Aces one by one, then the spectator does cut to the Aces