1,041 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Challenge Locations / Challenge Single Card Location
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Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge)
1889 Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown Das Erraten einer gedachten Karte spectator remembers card and its position
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 62
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 111
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Also published here July 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 161
Unknown The Lost Found performer removes sets of four cards from behind back and asks whether selection is among them, once the spectator says yes the card is located, estimation of position of card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 71
Unknown Free Choice & Deck Switch card freely chosen, then deck switched and card returned, card located because it is twice in the deck
Apr. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 64
David Tobias Bamberg "Die wievielte Karte?" spectator cuts to a card and replaces, then remembers its position from the face, performer claims to make it the twenty-sixth card, count started from remembered position
Related toVariations July 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 100
Francis King Das Erraten einer gedachten Karte card and its position remembered, performer removes a card and places it in his pocket, position counted to and card is gone, it is shown to be the one in the pocket
May 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5) 70
Ben-Zur Unglaublich, aber wahr! deck shuffled, spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card and replaces top half, performer removes sets of four cards from behind back and asks whether selection is among them, once the spectator says yes the card is located, estimation of packet thickness
Related to July 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 106
Unknown Ein nie versagender Trick card and its position remembered, dealing procedure, number asked for and card then located
Inspired by Aug. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 122
A. J. Gedankenerraten mit Hülfe eines Kartenspieles card and its position remembered and later card found and three other selections produced from pocket
Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 167
T. Nelson Downs Fourth Method spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack, "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his Waterloo in this experiment"
1909 The Art of Magic 152
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 573
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 19
Charles T. Jordan Close Range Mind Reading No. 1, cards riffle shuffled once, low values removed, remaining thirty-two cards dealt into two piles, one card moved over and located, interlocking chains
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 11
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mind Reading No. 2, card trick performed via mail, deck riffle shuffled once and cut in two halves, one card moved from one half to the other and either half mailed back
Also published here 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 12
Charles T. Jordan The Premo No. 3, card located after three riffle shuffles, interlocking chains, optional with marked deck or blindfolded
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 17
Charles T. Jordan A Novel Detection No. 4, spectator counts down cards and remembers the last one, halves riffle shuffled together, interlocking chains
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 22
Charles T. Jordan The Dealing Dovetail Detection No. 5, card is found after lots of real shuffling
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 25
Charles T. Jordan The Bare-Faced Detection No. 13, card chosen by cutting, found with the faced towards the spectators at all times
Related to
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 45
Charles T. Jordan Change Your Mind? No. 27, one of two cards thought-of, replaced, found
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 72
Charles T. Jordan Divino No. 5, deck dealt into two piles, card at position in one half remembered, deck pocketed, number named, card at that position is selection
Related to 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 11
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver No. 8, single card location, from new deck order
Also published here 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan The Five Guesses No. 10, by asking five questions selection is found
1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 23
Charles T. Jordan The Dead Easy Location
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key
VariationsAlso published here 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Discard Trick two cards chosen by fair cuts, spectator deals into piles and left-over cards are keys for selections
Related to
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind The Back
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola To Pick Out A Card Chosen And Replaced
1927 The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called For From the Pocket
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 41
Theodore Annemann Whichever You Please
1931 The Book Without A Name 16
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
Tom Sellers Card and Number card found at number the performer says
1931 Magical Pleasantries 22
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Ernando Veneri The Veneri Discovery crimping selection as it is pushed into deck
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 65
Unknown Crimp and Riffle Location deck is crimped
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 70
Tommy Tucker The Card Miracle
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 19
Al Baker A Dirty Trick stacked, daub
1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 493
Al Baker Out on Location interesting
Also published here 1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 489
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 9
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 The Mind in Retrospect
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Theodore Annemann The $ 1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 43
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
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 114
Al Baker Pass the Salt! using salt, one card of three
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 116
Theodore Annemann The Face Up - Face Down Location using one-way faces and backs
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 44
Unknown The Six Piles six cards on top and bottom of a suit
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown Thought Card Discovered pin marking through handkerchief
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown Various Presentations of the One Way Deck Principle
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 20
Unknown The Automatic Speller no-touch, procedure heavy
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 101
Theodore Annemann Trickery! one of five cards is located under fair conditions, duplicates
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
Al Baker The Finger Points muscle reading, thought of card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 29
Walter B. Gibson Surpasso selection is inserted in cased deck by spectator and divined, deck pressed together in case
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Unknown New Card Discovery two key cards, spectator shuffles briefly
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Tommy Tucker The Card Miracle - Certain: 1. Tucker's Version spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, card is on top or in pocket in this handling
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 37
Percy Abbott 2. Abbott's version. "The Certain Card Trick." spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, dealing out in packets and asking in which one it is
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 37
T. Nelson Downs 3. The Nelson Downs Original. spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, card is on top or in pocket in this handling
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 38
William Larsen Cut in Detection estimated floating key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 39
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 91
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Detection two key cards, out of hand selection procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 94
Unknown The Half Moon Location slick card as distant key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 96
Unknown Divination Supreme out-of hand selection, one-way back
Related toVariations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 139
Charles T. Jordan Premo Detection one-way backs, alternating
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 143
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 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 Second Card Location edge one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 150
Unknown The Super Spread edge one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 151
U. F. Grant A Count Down Discovery one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 153
Wimborough Ne Plus Ultra Location divided one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Unknown Card Location Supreme one-way backs that must not be set in one direction
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 158
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
Unknown Knock Out Counting Trick selection via counting to a secret number and counting again later
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
Unknown A Card and A Number Automatic Placement procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
Unknown Easy Card Divination
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 180
Frank Lane Easy Card Discovery selection found via card counting
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 181
Al Baker Out on Location
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 186
Charles T. Jordan Stop and Think odd/even system for divided deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 196
Charles T. Jordan Novel Card Discovery odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Improved Marvelous Prediction odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles, set-up in front of spectators by openly dealing into some heaps
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Dead Easy Location divided deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Charles T. Jordan Cagliostro's Vision complicated key card placement with dealing
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Charles T. Jordan Mephistopheles' Touch divination with a partial stack
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 203
Theodore Annemann One in Fourteen selection from cyclic set-up (Eight Kings, Si Stebbins, ...)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Unknown Shark Food stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 206
Dai Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 208
Charles T. Jordan The Wizard's Dream free selection in riffle shuffled deck is found, full stack
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 210
Theodore Annemann $1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 215
Charles T. Jordan Premier Card Discovery odd/even
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 227
Unknown A Simple Location thirteen cards of one suit together
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 227
William Larsen Out of Sight card chosen behind back from stacked deck, key card palmed and glimpsed
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
Unknown Naming Chosen Card odd/even divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Unknown System finding card after 2 riffle shuffles, stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 234
Unknown A Prearranged Pack of Cards that can be Shuffled long-short deck with pairs that fit together via Si Stebbins system
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 235
Unknown Six Piles twelve card set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Charles T. Jordan New Pack Detection divided deck principle with new deck order
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 239
William Larsen Count Down Detection partial stack and fishing
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 242
Unknown Out of the Room Discovery stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Unknown Neat Card Detection only with Bicycle backs from the old days...
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Dai Vernon Miracle Card Location daup on case
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 302
David Devant Thought Card Discovered punching selection secretly
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 306
Charles T. Jordan Impromptu Detection scratching as edge marks
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Charles T. Jordan's "An Impromptu Detection" in "Collected Tricks" p. 39
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Unknown It's Up to You impromptu punching some key cards
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 308
U. F. Grant Behind the Pack counting procedure, short card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Walter B. Gibson Master Card Location counting while spreading
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Ben Erens Miracle Card Location nail nick while inserting card in fan
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Unknown Watch His Elbow spectator's elbows betray counting procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Unknown Two Pile Trick
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Inspired by 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Sidney Margulies One in Fifty-Two working range down to 6-7 possible cards, then fishing
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 189
Theodore Annemann Locatrik location with two keys and two outs, Gemini Twins precursor
Variations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 262
Milton Sleight of Foot deck is kicked with foot and splits at selection, salt
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 39
Unknown Long Distance Location edge one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 150
Theodore Annemann Challenge of the Year long distance location, one-way backs
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 157
Theodore Annemann A Miracle out-of hand selection, one-way back
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 163
Yank Hoe Location with Crimp magician inserts card
1938 Greater Magic 47
Theodore Annemann Sixth Method. (Crimp and table spread) crimped distant key
1938 Greater Magic 55
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Crimp Technique crimping selection while pushing spread forward
1938 Greater Magic 57
Unknown "It's Up to You" using nail pricking
1938 Greater Magic 64
Unknown The Knife-Blade Detection scratching the face
1938 Greater Magic 65
Al Baker A Problem in Plumbago stacked and daub
1938 Greater Magic 67
Unknown The Divided Pack: The Red and Black Location with note of mixed-suit separation
1938 Greater Magic 85
Unknown The "Reversible" Location using one-way feature of faces
1938 Greater Magic 88
John Northern Hilliard Experiment in Mind Reading key and shiner
1938 Greater Magic 92
Unknown The Top Card Location key card starts on top
1938 Greater Magic 95
Unknown The Top and Bottom Location having two key cards
1938 Greater Magic 96
Unknown The Master Card Location two key cards, spectator riffle shuffles
1938 Greater Magic 97
Unknown The Incomprehensible Detection full stack
1938 Greater Magic 103
Unknown 7. Red and black location featuring Jordan's false shuffle, Telltale Color glimpse of odd-backed card
1938 Greater Magic 174
Unknown A Mental Discovery - First Method by dealing
1938 Greater Magic 227
Carl Waring Jones The Three Pile Trick spectator notes position of mentally selected card, first card is key card
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 234
Unknown A Miracle Discovery hands off key card placement
1938 Greater Magic 246
George G. Kaplan The "Impossible" Location clever
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 269
Dr. Buell A Test Discovery one-way pointer cards
1938 Greater Magic 287
Unknown One from Five one from five memorized card is chosen and located by touch
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 342
Dai Vernon With Unprepared Cards. A Method by Mr. Dai Vernon spectator selects card in other room, subtle crimp
1938 Greater Magic 347
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 2 really blindfolded, short card
1938 Greater Magic 465
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 3 really blindfolded, short card
1938 Greater Magic 466
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 5 really blindfolded, short card
1938 Greater Magic 467
Paul Rosini The Daub. A Miracle Location
1938 Greater Magic 495
Unknown To Make the Spectator Reverse the Card Himself one way deck
Related toAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 497
Ralph W. Hull The Tuned Deck six phases, two corner shorts
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 517
Al Baker Red-Black Detection method to set up during trick
1938 Greater Magic 542
Paul Rosini A Great Location Trick subtle key card location
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 570
Theodore Annemann The Ultra Find handling for interlocking chain location that avoids obvious studying of order
Variations 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 267
Martin Gardner Three Piles
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 277
Al Baker Nufind two key cards
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 299
Theodore Annemann Found Out two keys and bank of one suit
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 323
Paul Rosini A Problem in the Fourth Dimension daub
1938 Greater Magic 74
Unknown The Spectator Does it All cards are put in pocket and one selected, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection
1938 Greater Magic 226
Frederick Braue A Two Pile Mystery
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 38
Orville Wayne Meyer The "Last Word" Location two key cards, multiple out procedure in placing one of the keys
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 43
Theodore Annemann Eagle Location risky location in which spectator shuffles his own card back
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 397
Julian J. Proskauer Smeero
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 60) 434
Joseph Dunninger Nomenclature three random names are spelled, selection found, automatic placement procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 64) 450
Howard Warringer Fingeraura challenge location using scotch tape secretly applied to card
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 489
Robert Parrish Name Your Favorite any card named, after riffle shuffle spectator goes through cards and performer stops him at named card
1939 Do That Again! 30
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up)
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
Barbara Stanwyck Bits of Presto article touched in other room, performer knows, same with card selection
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 359
Joseph Ovette Simple Location with Ace through King of one suit stack to locate card
1940 Fast Ones 16
Percy Abbott The Certain Card Trick
1940 Expert Card Technique 403
Charles Bertram The Bridge Location bridged deck
1940 Expert Card Technique 127
Charlie Miller The Bridge Location bridged deck
1940 Expert Card Technique 128
Charlie Miller The Danbury Deliver fingertip peek
1940 Expert Card Technique 307
Paul Rosini The Gamblers Outwitted daub
1940 Expert Card Technique 217
Paul Rosini A Rosi-Cruzian Mystery daub
1940 Expert Card Technique 219
Unknown At the Top risky
1940 Expert Card Technique 153
Unknown Double Less One faros and crimped key
1940 Expert Card Technique 154
Unknown The Eighteenth Card using 18-35-faro-principle with honest shuffle, risky
1940 Expert Card Technique 150
Unknown Faced Deck Reverse Location fair control, faced deck
1940 Expert Card Technique 342
Unknown Impromptu Location saliva
1940 Expert Card Technique 322
Jack McMillen Mind Mirror one suit on top
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 223
Unknown Risk Location Shuffle Tracking
1940 Expert Card Technique 339
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Location get-ready trick to get key in center, spelling
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 397
Unknown The Wheel Location card peeked at, fan, card withdrawn
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 325
Edward Marlo Two Pets - A. First Pet bridged deck
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 8
Edward Marlo B. Second Pet bridged deck
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 9
Edward Marlo The First Miracle spectator looks at any card in table spread while performer looks away
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 11
Unknown Wheels within Wheels saliva used as daub
1940 Expert Card Technique 327
Hubert Elliott Sky Sense selection moved from pile to pile, divined by performer, key card
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 533
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
Walter B. Gibson Key Location Medium finds selection in shuffled deck, coding using stacking principle
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Louis Lam Amazo card cut to is revealed, with a deck with 32 cards
1940 Fast Ones 4
Martin Gardner Two Piles and Subtract spectator remembers a card and its position, two piles made and card eventually found
Inspired by 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 15
Unknown An Incredible Location spectator cuts to bridge
1940 Expert Card Technique 334
Unknown It Must Be Magic spelling
1940 Expert Card Technique 382
Audley Walsh The Mystic Twelve cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count force
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 531
Al Baker Concentration spectator crimps his card without knowing
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 219
Al Baker Effect 2 double backer, cut-deeper flair
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 198
Frederick Braue Card Instinct Ace to King of one suit on top
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 31
Frederick Braue The Challenger full-deck set-up
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 32
Jack McMillen, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Mind Mirror with stripper deck
Related to 1941 The Stripper Deck 16
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Phenomenal touched card found, distant key card
1941 The Stripper Deck 18
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Subtle Location spectator counts down and remembers card, two handlings, stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 21
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Stripper Key
1941 The Stripper Deck 23
Herb Runge Duo Locato Finale
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 145) 812
Bob Hummer A Possible Impossibility deck under handkerchief, packet cut and shuffled, bottom card remembered and packet replaced on deck, card is located, nail edge mark of entire deck
Also published here 1941 Six More Hummers 12
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Astro-Vision spectator turns card end for end on his own, stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 13
Kent Arthur The Professor's Card Trick mathematical
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 148) 823
Joe Berg Joe Berg's "Count Down" Card Mystery spectator does some dealing and remembering, then finds his own card via fan force
Related to 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 213
Unknown A Baffling Discovery 1 out of 5
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 234
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key card
Related to 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 8
Henry Christ, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Perfect Card Location - Impromptu Method see footnote
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 9
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Salted Card deck cuts itself at selection when thrown on table
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 29
Eddie Joseph The Corner Riffling Location deck riffled and card replaced, gap seen
1942 Greater Card Tricks 16
Eddie Joseph The "Nick" Location punch-like nick made in key card, deck in hand or on table with pointing motivation
Related to 1942 Greater Card Tricks 16
Eddie Joseph Another Card Discovery spectator counts off cards and stops, remembers card and replaces rest, either counting by ear or key card
1942 Greater Card Tricks 19
Eddie Joseph Daub Deception location tricks with daub
  • Preparation for the Daub
  • First Method of Daubing
  • Second Method of Daubing
  • Third Method of Daubing
  • Fourth Method of Daubing
  • Fifth Method of Daubing
  • Sixth Method of Daubing
  • Seventh Method of Daubing
  • Eighth Method of Daubing
  • Ninth Method of Daubing
  • Tenth Method of Daubing
  • Eleventh Method of Daubing
  • Twelfth Method of Daubing
  • Thirteenth Method of Daubing
  • Fourteenth Method of Daubing
  • Fifteenth Method of Daubing
  • Sixteenth Method of Daubing
  • Seventeenth Method of Daubing
  • Eighteenth Method of Daubing
  • Nineteenth Method of Daubing
  • Twentieth Method of Daubing
  • A Few Words of Advice
1942 Greater Card Tricks 48
Eddie Joseph The Somersault spectator cuts off packet from tabled deck, remembers bottom card and replaces, deck hit off table edge into air, all cards land face-up except selection face-down near spectator
Related to 1942 Greater Card Tricks 56
Eddie Joseph A Kute Kard Konception spectator cuts off pile, remembers card and replaces, card located after shuffle by appearing in performer's sleeve, two spectators hold both wrists of performer
1942 Greater Card Tricks 78
George G. Kaplan, Audley Walsh, Al Baker A Clever Card Discovery mathematical, based on Telephone Mystery
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 208
Eugenia Braue The Miracle Divination ungaffed method
Inspired byRelated to 1943 Tricks and Sleights 14
Clyde Cairy Ode to The Jinx three piles, one card from one pile selected and packet counted, card is found in performer's pocket
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 47) 193
Theodore Annemann Locatrix selection is located behind back
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes Par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Al Baker Nufind two key cards
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 33
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Discovery
1944 Action with Cards 9
Arthur Johnson The Migrating Card with dealing and spelling
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 14
Bob Hummer By Mail (nail) packet extracted from case, bottom card remembered and shuffled
Also published here 1944 Six-Trix for 1944 6
Bob Hummer Impossible Location impossible location, with hair
Also published here 1944 Six-Trix for 1944 7
Edward Marlo The Peek Location spectator peeks himself
1945 Tricks with Daub 5
Edward Marlo Spectator Peeks Again
1945 Tricks with Daub 5
Edward Marlo The Spectator Cuts daubed key card
1945 Tricks with Daub 5
Bill Gusias Bill's Trick daubed edge
1945 Tricks with Daub 8
Edward Marlo, Bill Gusias Poker Face
1945 Tricks with Daub 8
Julian J. Proskauer Carbo daub from carbon paper
1945 My Best 106
Clayton Rawson The Mental Broadcast wax
Variations 1945 My Best 108
Capt. Jones Screwey Card Location
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 35
Edward Marlo The Marlo Miracle saliva
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 319
Edward Marlo The First Miracle daubed spectator, three variations
1945 Tricks with Daub 4
Edward Marlo Just Another Miracle distant daubed key card
1945 Tricks with Daub 5
Arthur H. Buckley Four Chances - A Novel Card Location Experiment No. 13 - position where spectator cuts to is estimated
1946 Card Control 163
Warren Wiersbe Packet Prediction cards cut off top and bottom to show no key cards are in use
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 3
Warren Wiersbe Royal Mentalism a selected court card is divined
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 12
Warren Wiersbe Superstitious Mentalism four key cards thirteen apart
Variations 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 14
Warren Wiersbe Divination Supreme cards shuffled face-up face-down in process by spectator
Inspired by 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 17
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Peek spectator cuts anywhere and remembers card, estimation, fishing, stack
1946 Mental Cases With Cards 27
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Heaps as Rusduck, spectator finds his own card, a lot of dealing, Tantalizer
Variations 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 98) 397
Edward Marlo Miracle Location part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
Related to 1947 Marlo In Spades 14
J. B. Bobo Found card selected with seemingly fair cutting procedure, key card
1947 Watch This One! 35
J. B. Bobo Bobo Locatrix card selected with seemingly fair cutting procedure, key card, location via "Trick that Cannot be Explained" type procedure
1947 Watch This One! 36
Charles T. Jordan A New Card Discovery key above and below selection and riffle shuffle, added in 1947 reprint (instead of "Just a Square of Paper")
1947 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 38
Herb Runge Among Friends routine
Inspired by 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 120) 482
J. Stewart Smith In His Hands
1947 Watch This One! 39
John Hamilton Heaps again spectator finds his own card, with just eight cards, sort of Tantalizer
Inspired byVariations 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 140) 562
Eddie Joseph Heart Throb spectator thinks of number between five and twenty and remembers card at that position, another card is chosen, both found while spectator deals through the deck
Also published here 1947 Heart Throb 2
Unknown Think Stop
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 229
Paul Rosini The Three Piles key card
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 71
Unknown An Incomprehensible Divination small packet challenge location
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 136
Unknown An Instinct for Cards one suit in order
Variations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 32
Jack McMillen Mirror of the Mind suit together
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 34
Unknown Reds and Blacks divided pack
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 234
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Card remote key
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 73
George G. Kaplan Out-of-the-Room Selection using the corner-short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 42
Unknown Double-Back Corner-Short Location out of the room selection
Related to 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 44
Unknown The Topsy-Turvy Fan using odd/even separation and corner-short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 51
George G. Kaplan The Yogi´s Secret putting flesh-colored daub on spectators forehead for an out of the room selection
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 163
Herb Runge Arranged
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 622
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Eeny-Meeny see also p. 757
Inspired by 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 158) 636
Herb Runge Hi-Lo as Herb Rungie, prediction of two amounts of cards and selection is found
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 162) 652
Unknown The Non-Poker Voice no-touch, suit
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 76
George B. Anderson Card Muscles with contact mindreading
1949 It Must Be Mindreading 42
Clayton Rawson Under the Table cards under table, one selected, shuffled and found, three methods
Related toVariations 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 682
Cy Endfield Time Must Tell using natural imperfection
Also published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 696
George Blake Under More! Table several methods for finding a card selected under a table
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 698
Herb Runge Fifty-Two to One
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 177) 711
Roy Walton ABC
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 752
Vynn Boyar Blind! blindfolded card location
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 760
Don Tanner On Location spectator marks a card with an X behind his back, performer locates it behind his back
  • Method No. 1 (deck of double backers)
  • Method No. 2 (deck switch behind back)
July 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 8
Eddie Joseph The Natural Follow-Up out-of-hand key card placement and discovery, blindfolded
1949 Premonition and The Blind Magician Does a Trick 10
Unknown The Mahatma Marvel Card Trick Location with spectator dealing and distant key card
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 35
Eddie Joseph Mail Mentalism trick performed as mailed instructions or over phone, spectator takes all odd cards, adds top and bottom value, counts down to card in rest, eventually located with spelling and dealing
1949 Mail Mentalism 1
Eddie Joseph The Impelling Force spectator cuts to a card and remembers it twice, first time found with eye reading by observing spectator's eyes while he deals through deck, second time with two key cards
1949 ca. 15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 10
Max Holden Mind Control No. 44, Locate with key card
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 77
Royal Vale Heath Tap Tap Tap selection and five other cards are put in envelopes, performer taps the envelopes and spectator mentally spells his card, when he stops the performer his hand is on the correct envelope, using deck with different backs (rainbow)
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 201) 802
L. Vosburgh Lyons, James A. Fowler Howdy Knowit! with 27 cards, three piles, performer knows selection and position
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 210) 840