39 entries in Mental Magic / Principles / Pocket Writing
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
A. J. Zum mysteriösen Cigarettenpapier spectator crumples up piece of cigarette paper, word or number appears on it in chosen color
Inspired by
  • Das Mysteriöse Cigarettenpapier (a book by H. F. C. Suhr)
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 150
A. J. Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken oder "Die Sehergabe des indischen Marabus" three selections and their positions in the deck predicted, faced deck, two methods with or without an off-stage assistant, pocket writing of numbers with stencil
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 115
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 484
Unknown Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 21
Unknown Telepathic Cards medium in other room divines cards, pocket writing
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 293
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writing
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Telepathic Prediction named number appears in chosen color on paper stuck to piece of wood, optional repeat phase
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 34
Karl Germain The Germain Gem named dead person appears on billet, pocket writing
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 588
Walter B. Gibson Lost in the Shuffle medium reveals three cards, pocket writing on playing card
Variations 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
George Armstrong What's On Your Mind? word from a book is predicted on a billet
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 59
Felix Greenfield Brained! spectator divines a phone number from another spectator
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 160) 642
Al Baker Chicken Feed amount of change in spectator's pocket, pocket writing, spiked billet
Related to 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 311
Theodore Annemann My Original Swami Test number and color are predicted on business card in envelope
1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 12
E. J. Norman Glassed prediction of a words selected from a newspaper, prediction in glass
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 303) 10
Jack Avis Message from Hades freely chosen card predicted, pocket writing
Related to 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 221
Theodore Annemann The Perfect Book Test medium divines chosen word from a book
1956 Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 8
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Pocket Writer model of a pocket writer
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 24
Dr. Spencer Thornton Two Man Mentalism medium divines three selected card
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 24
Dr. Spencer Thornton Using Your Bottomless Glass prediction of a card put in a glass and covered by a handkerchief
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 26
Dr. Spencer Thornton Other Ideas for the Gimmick Clip
  • Par X Prediction (number prediction)
  • Variations
1958 Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 10
Punx The 100% Prediction geometrical figure and number are predicted on a billet
1960 Magic of the Mind 5
Thomas Alan Waters The Double Routine different routines, based on the same handling, on indexes and pocket writing
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 180
Thomas Alan Waters No. 1: Great Minds Still Think Alike spectator writes a number on a piece of paper, performer writes the same down
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 181
Thomas Alan Waters No. 2: On the Wired Thought random person phoned, name divined and the person names a year which is divined too, combination of two Annemann effects
Related to 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 4: Card Reading card prediction, with tarot or playing cards, in context of a reading
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 183
Thomas Alan Waters No. 5: Name Coincidence both write down the same name
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Thomas Alan Waters Additional Notes variations and ideas on the switch, pocket writing and indexes
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 184
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson The Writing nail writer for pocket writing
1982 A Boon for All Seasons 6
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Cinders several paper balls, on is selected, the other are out of flash paper and are burned, the selected one has a prediction written on it
1982 A Boon for All Seasons 29
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Bingo or Raffle Movement box with paper balls, different numbers written on them, spectator names a number and selects that one
1982 A Boon for All Seasons 30
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Thought Projection Effect three information are predicted on a paper, paper is inside of a balloon
Related to 1982 A Boon for All Seasons 43
Joseph Dunninger Spirits? assistant does pocket writing of questions from the sitters
1983 Master Billet Tests 7
Robert Cassidy Pocket Writing with LePaul on pocket writing, combined with the LePaul Wallet
1984 The Art of Mentalism 54
Joseph Dunninger Thought Vibration medium finds chosen word in book
1984 Publicity Secrets 10
Al Baker More Tricks and Wisdom position of chosen card is predicted, kind of stop trick presentation
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 627
Nicholas Einhorn 3rd Hand Telepathy
2004 World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 2 19
Jack Avis Message from Hades card and colored counter selected, package has many paper pieces, all burn in a flash except one with the correct prediction
2006 Rara Avis 193
Ben Hart Nuts spectator selected via thrown walnut, inside is paper with memory of that spectator written on it
2020 The Darkest Corners 97
Ben Hart On Pocket Writing
  • A Note on Pocket Writing
2020 The Darkest Corners 103