33,615 entries in Cards / Effect Themes
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Unknown How to tell one what card he seeth in the bottome, when the same card is shuffled into the stocke card peeked, kept under control with jog shuffle and then "forced" (given) to spectator and divined
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Reginald Scot Of private confederacie, and of Bandons pigeon on using stooges, for example for burnt and rediscovered card
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
Unknown An other waie to doo the same, having your selfe indeed never seene the card card glimpsed with diversion (like letting some cards fall), making piles and following the card, then giving it to spectator and divining it
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown How to tell what card anie man thinketh, how to conveie the same into a kernell of a nut or cheristone, &c: and the same againe into ones pocket: how to make one drawe the same or anie card you list, and all under one devise card thought of is predicted on piece of paper in nut or button on spectator's coat, stooge, another person selects this card from deck, in optional repeat a nut with ink is cracked by some sucker
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
Unknown To tell one without confederacie what card the thinketh three cards on table, one thought of, divined by following gaze
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown How to deliver out foure aces, and to convert them into foure knaves four Aces shown on face of deck and placed on table one by one, they change into Jacks
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 188
Unknown How to make a Card vanish, and finde it againe in a Nut duplicate card is split and printed side slit into nut beforehand, second nut filled with ink as joke when spectator opens it
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 19
Unknown How to deliver out Four Aces, and to convert them to Four Knaves four cards put on the table one by one, they transform into other cards
Breslaw's Last Legacy 64
Unknown La Carte qui Saute en l'air, en Sortant du Jeu, Sans qu'on la Touche card rises from a houlette and flies up into the air, also possible with several cards
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 54
Unknown La Carte Clouée au Mur d'un Coup de Pistolet corner torn of selection, then nail is marked and loaded into a gun, cards sprung into the air and selection is nailed to the wall, corner matches, with assistant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 15
Unknown La Carte Brûlée, qu'on Fait Trouver Dans une Montre card is selected and burnt, ashes vanish from a box and miniature card is found under glass of a watch, spectator selects among three, with assistant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 19
Unknown To tell what Card a Person pitches on, without seeing the Card till you find it in the Pack cards shown one by one and stopped at selection, simple overhand shuffle control
Breslaw's Last Legacy 65
Unknown La Carte Dansante (The dancing card) selection appears on the wall, goes left and right and up until the card vanishes and appears again, thread and duplicate
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown For a Person to chuse a Card, you not supposed to know what it is, and then for the Person to hold the Cards between his Finger and Thumb, to strike them all out of his Hand but the very Card he had taken. "This is called the Nerve Trick"
Breslaw's Last Legacy 61
Unknown To tell what Card a Person thinks upon, though you are not in the Room, or which Card he has touched, or waved his Hand over strange method
Breslaw's Last Legacy 62
Unknown Les Cartes Devinées, les Yeux Bandés spectator selects a bunch of cards and shuffles them, medium comes on stage, then with blindfold and without the performer saying a word all cards are named
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 39
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
Unknown To call for any Card in the Pack deck behind back naming card, bringing deck in front of body and dropping card on table, sequence is repeated
Breslaw's Last Legacy 67
Henri Decremps Tour des trois Bijoux rendu plus simple & plus merveilleux. three objects (jewelry, watch, cigarette case) are selected by three people and all get some playing cards which are added after some rules, performer divines who has which object
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 235
Henri Decremps Tour du Piquet incompréhensible, nouvellement perfectionné. performer always has best five cards from chosen suit, spectator deals several hands, inspired by a routine in Guyot
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 225
Henri Decremps Coup-d'oeil sur une assemblée de Joueurs. meeting Pilferer again in London, different methods for cheating at cards
Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 204
Unknown Deviner d'avance le paquet de cartes qu'une personne choisira A number of cards from a chosen packet is predicted
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 153
Unknown Faire croire qu'on fait avec une adresse merveilleuse une opération qu'on fait sans adresse Having made a classic pass before, pretend to make a fair cut, to then pretend to make an invisible pass from any movements.
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 180
Unknown Prouver combien il est imprudent de jouer de l'argent A demonstration of cheating to give yourself the four kings
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 139
Unknown Deviner la pensée d'autrui par un ancien moyen nouvellement perfectionné Few cards are thought of by few spectator.The magician find few of them and for the final ones, by being blindfold, he will find them by planting them with his sword.
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 163
Unknown faire tirer des cartes par quatre spectateur; les nommer ensuite sans les avoir vues, et faire qu'une de ces cartes se metamorphose successivement en chacune des autres Four chosen cards are guessed by the magician, then one of these cards will be transformed successively into each of them (miscalling)
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 156
Unknown Dire à l'avance la carte que quelqu'un choisira Simple trick using two spectators and a classic force
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 113
Unknown Deviner combien de clefs une personne a dans sa poche Guess how many keys a person has in his pocket
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 241
Unknown Faire tirer des cartes par différentes personnes; les bien mêler ensemble par différents mélanges; montrer ensuite qu'elles ne sont ni dessus ni dessous, et les tirer du jeu d'un coup de main 4 selected cards chosen are find after the deck has been shuffled... 9 classic pass are involved !
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 127
Unknown Faire tirer une carte et la retrouver sur un paquet A chosen card found on a designated packet
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 120
Unknown Faire trouver les quatre rois dans le milieu, après les avoir fait posé séparément. Kings put on top and bottom join the middle
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 135
Unknown Faire tirer une carte au hasard... Pour la faire trouver ensuite... Freely chosen card found on top or in the middle of the spectator's choice
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 115
Unknown Moyen sur de gagner un pari aux cartes, en faisant sortir avec la pointe d'un couteau, une carte que les spectateurs croient être sous le jeu A bet under the cover to make a mistake finding a card with the tip of a knife
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 172
Unknown Faire tirer une carte, la mêler avec les autres... La faire rester seule dans la main gauche en faisant tomber les autres par terre A chosen card remains in one hand after the rest of deck has been hit by the other hand
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 132
Henri Decremps Jeu de bonneteau à quatre cartes A card monte game using four cards and the glide
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 186
Unknown Voyage d'une carte Card in a box travel to another card in another box
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 37
Unknown Faire une pareil demonstration au Brelan; en se donnant brelan de rois A demonstration of cheating in another game to give yourself three of the kind
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 141
Unknown Deviner la carte pensée A thought card which is then found
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 144
Unknown Faire qu'une carte choisie par un premier spectateur, et mêlée dans le jeu par un second, se trouve la première qu'un troisième spectateur choisira librement... A card turns several times into the card of another spectator or requests
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 175
Unknown Deviner d'avance celle de quatre cartes qu'une personne prendra librement A spectator names a card that has been touched by another spectator from a group of 4 cards
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 149
Unknown Voyage d'une carte expliqué Card in a box travel to another card in another box explained, box with flap
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 86
Unknown Faire changer un roi de coeur en as de pique, et un as de pique en roi de coeur Two cards are transposed under two hats
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 170
Unknown Prévoir la pensée d'un homme en mettant d'avance une carte choisie au hasard, au rang et au numéro que cet homme doit choisir un instant après A chosen card at any number in the deck ! (faced deck and deck flop)
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 124
Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons
Related toVariations Modern Magic 53
Unknown To Place the Aces and Court Cards in Four Rows, in such a manner that neither Horizontally nor Perpendicularly shall there be in either Row two Cards alike either in Suit or Value puzzle
Modern Magic 58
Unknown To Nail a Chosen Card to the Wall
Modern Magic 77
Unknown The Magic Picture and the Chosen Cards deck thrown onto picture frame, three selections appear behind glass
Modern Magic 467
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even
Modern Magic 51
Unknown To Fling the Pack in the Air, and Catch the Chosen Card
Modern Magic 63
Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions
Modern Magic 44
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) "Several Cards having been drawn, returned, and Shuffled, to make them rise spontaneously from the Pack"
some variations in apparatus explained
Modern Magic 125
Unknown To make a Card vanish from the Pack, and be found in a Person's Pocket stuck to back of hand
Modern Magic 46
Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins
Modern Magic 57
Unknown The Demon's Head papier maché head rolls eyes and moves mouth, deck put in mouth, chosen cards fly out of mouth and appear between horns
Related to Modern Magic 458
Unknown To place the Four Kings in different parts of the Pack, and to bring them together by a Simple Cut
Modern Magic 47
Unknown To Change a Card drawn haphazard to the Chosen Card long card or stripper
Modern Magic 63
Unknown To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards
Modern Magic 71
Unknown To name any Number of Cards in succession without Seeing them cards named one by one with deck behind backs, two methods
Modern Magic 70
Unknown To make Four Aces change to Four Kings, and Four Kings to Four Aces four double facers, using hat
Modern Magic 90
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to divide the Pack into several Heaps on the Table, and to cause the Drawn Card to appear in such heap as the Company may choose
Modern Magic 114
Unknown Several Persons having each Drawn and Returned a Card, to make each Card appear at such Number in the Pack as the Drawer chooses
Modern Magic 75
Unknown To Pick out the Card,the Pack being placed in a Person's Pocket stripper or with palm
Modern Magic 62
Unknown The Inseparable Aces three x-cards behind, robbers
Modern Magic 79
Unknown The Shower of Aces deck changes into all Aces
Modern Magic 97
Unknown Visible Change of Rising Card mechanical card
Modern Magic 143
Unknown To change a drawn Card into the Portraits of several of the Company succession
Modern Magic 115
Unknown To Arrange Twelve Cards is Rows, in such a manner that they will Count Four in every Direction puzzle
Modern Magic 58
Unknown The Four Kings being placed under the Hand of one Person, and the Four Sevens under the Hand of Another, to make them Change Places at Command
Modern Magic 48
Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at such Number in the Pack as Another Person shall Name card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, with variation
Related to Modern Magic 52
Unknown The Cards Revealed by the Looking-Glass joke
Modern Magic 53
Unknown To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and they fail or succeed
Related to Modern Magic 66
Prof. Robert Hellis To "Change" a Card - Fifth Method "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
Modern Magic 32
Unknown The Whist Trick. To deal yourself all the Trumps all four hands contain all cards of a suit
Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points
Modern Magic 454
Unknown The Jumping Cards "Two or three Cards having been drawn, returned, and shuffled, to make them jump out of the Pack"
using prop box
Modern Magic 130
Unknown The Inseparable Sevens Eights as Sevens, robbers
Modern Magic 77
Unknown Ungimmicked Rising Cards
Modern Magic 129
Unknown A Card having been withdrawn and replaced, to call it from the Pack, and to make it come to you of its own accord thread, tabled rising card from spread
Modern Magic 117
Unknown Having made Four Packets of Cards with an Ace at the bottom of each, to bring all Four Aces into whichever Packet the Company may choose faced deck and alternative method
Related to Modern Magic 91
Unknown The Whist Trick. Improved Method. "To deal yourself all the Trumps, the three other Players holding the usual mixed Hands"
Modern Magic 119
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Card being drawn and replaced, and the Pack flung in the Air, to catch the chosen Card on the point of the Sword"
Related to Modern Magic 121
Unknown A Card having been thought of, to make such Card Vanish from the Pack, and be Discovered wherever the Performer pleases 27 cards, card palmed out and multiple endings suggested (pocket, transformation, on chair, ...)
Modern Magic 83
Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife
Modern Magic 69
Unknown Cards to Card Drawer two cards travel into prop
Modern Magic 348
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and dividing the Pack into three heaps, to cause the Card thought of to appear in whichever heap the Company may choose
Modern Magic 108
Unknown Second Method 21 card trick, also with general number
Variations Modern Magic 43
Unknown The "Three Card" Trick with bent corner
Modern Magic 76
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
Modern Magic 139
Unknown Restoration in Card Box prop
Modern Magic 136
Unknown To Cut at the Chosen Card stripper, long card, or ungaffed after spectator shuffle (palm)
Modern Magic 62
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downards on the Table, to indicate, by turning up one of them, how many of such Cards have during your absence been transferred from one end of the Row to the other
Variations Modern Magic 104
Unknown Several Cards having been freely chosen by the Company, Returned and Shuffled, and the Pack placed in a Person's Pocket, to make such Person draw out one by one the chosen Cards spectator extracts (top) card from his pocket, favorite of Herrmann
Modern Magic 106
Unknown Third Method air-pressure turnover
Modern Magic 45
Unknown The Card Bouquet six cards are shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, optionally they change into 6 other selections, mechanical
Modern Magic 457
Unknown A Card having been drawn and returned, and the Pack shuffled, to place on the Table six Rows of six Cards each, and to discover the chosen Card by a throw of the Dice
Modern Magic 116
Unknown Two Card Transposition using two mechanical card boxes
Modern Magic 136
Unknown A Card having been Chosen and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to Produce the Chosen Card instantly in various ways long card or stripper deck, see following tricks
Modern Magic 62
Unknown A Card having been Secretly Thought of by one of the Audience, to place two Indifferent Cards upon the table, and to Change such one of them as the Audience may select into the Card thought of using psychological force
Modern Magic 111
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to make it Appear at such Number as the Company Choose two methods (Glide and Re-Deal)
Modern Magic 73
Unknown Various Modes of Disclosing a Discovered Card - First Method deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face"
Modern Magic 44
Unknown To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies
Modern Magic 84
Unknown Having placed the Four Aces in different positions in the Pack, to make the two Black change places with the two Red ones, and finally to bring all Four together in the middle of the Pack
Modern Magic 80
Unknown To allow several Persons each to draw a Card, and the Pack having been Shuffled, to make another Card drawn haphazard Change successively into each of those first chosen
Modern Magic 87
Unknown The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A device
Related to Modern Magic 358
Unknown To Divide the Pack into several Packets on the Table, allowing the Company to stop you at any Moment, and to cause the Top Card of the Heap last made to Change into the Chosen Card wide card as key card
Modern Magic 65
Unknown To make a Card stand upright by itself on the Table tin slip
Modern Magic 132
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards, unequal in Number, being placed upon the Table, to predict beforehand which of the two the Company will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming)
Modern Magic 103
Conus To Change the Four Aces, held tightly by a Person into Four Indifferent Cards Conus Aces
Modern Magic 93
Unknown To Guess, by the aid of a Passage of Poetry or Prose, such one of Sixteen Cards as, in the Performer's Absence, has been Touched or Selected by the Company verbal code
Modern Magic 56
Unknown To Change Four Cards, drawn haphazard, and placed on the table, into Cards of the same Value as a Single Card subsequently chosen by one of the Spectators optional forcing pack
Modern Magic 102
Unknown The Congress of Court Cards with the twelve court cards
Related to Modern Magic 59
Unknown The Pairs Re-paired
Modern Magic 54
Unknown The Magic Triplets variation with twenty-four cards and triplets instead of twenty and pairs
Modern Magic 55
Unknown Several Persons having each drawn Two Cards, which have been Returned and Shuffled, to make each Couple Appear in Succession, one at the top and the other at the bottom of the Pack "The Ladies' Looking-glass", favorite of Comte
Modern Magic 99
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and, even before such Card is named, to select it from the Pack, and place it singly upon the Table one in fifty-two, or switch
Modern Magic 110
Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained
Modern Magic 50
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck
Modern Magic 62
Unknown To arrange a Row of Dominoes face downwards on the Table, and on returning to the Room to turn up a Domino whose points shall indicate how many have been moved in your absence "Row of Ten Cards" with dominoes
Related to Modern Magic 265
Unknown Four Packets of Cards having been Formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards
Related to Modern Magic 49
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern
Modern Magic 55
Unknown To make Two Cards, each firmly held by a different Person, change places duplicate
Modern Magic 101
Unknown Fourth Method equivoque procedure
Modern Magic 45
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Pack being divided into Two Portions, placed in the keeping of two different Persons, to make Three Cards Pass invisible from the One to the Other beginning with sealed deck
Modern Magic 86
Unknown The Cascade of Cards card fountain with or without special apparatus
Tricks with Cards 228
Unknown Thought Doubly Anticipated "To Place a Card Thought of by one Person at such Position in the Pack as another Person shall mentally Select"
psychological force & position 7 with outs
Tricks with Cards 134
Unknown Four-of-a-kinds deck is dealt in thirteen piles, value named, one pile is removed that consists of all those cards
Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown The Mechanical "Torn Card" last corner visibly restores
Tricks with Cards 166
Unknown The "Nerve" Feat deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face", see also page 42
Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown To Pass a Card through a Hat as out for classic force
Tricks with Cards 116
Unknown Houlette à la Main fingers from behind
Tricks with Cards 119
Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards red-black application
Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at step
Related to Tricks with Cards 12
Professor Hoffmann A Drawn Card, placed in a Closed Box, made to Fly back to the Pack, while Another takes its Place in the Box including Another Method
Tricks with Cards 160
Unknown To make a Card thought of by one Person appear at such Number in the Pack as another Person shall choose card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, re-count
Related to Tricks with Cards 85
Unknown To Invite a Person secretly to Think of a Card, and before such Card is named to pick it out of the Pack
Tricks with Cards 130
Unknown The Transforming Sevens divided cards
Tricks with Cards 137
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application
Tricks with Cards 21
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve
Tricks with Cards 144
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards three cards selected, which are then multiplied (e.g. a dozen aces of hearts), then all duplicates vanished
Tricks with Cards 198
Unknown, Prof. M. Verbeck "Stop!" "Three Cards having been drawn by Three different Persons, to make them appear at such Numbers in the Pack as the Drawers or any other Person my select"
three-way or two-way forcing pack
Tricks with Cards 125
Prof. M. Verbeck Multi-Pip Card double faced multi-pip card, ending clean with blank card
Tricks with Cards 50
Unknown The "Walking Pip" Card
Tricks with Cards 47
Unknown A Card caught on the End of a Walking-Stick
Tricks with Cards 178
Unknown Card-Boxes No. 1
No. 2
No. 3
No. 4: "Card-and-Bird" Box
No. 5
No. 6: Bland's Brass Card-box
No. 7: The Card-Drawer
No. 8: The Double Card-Drawer
Tricks with Cards 151
Unknown The Diminishing and Dissolving Cards two versions
Tricks with Cards 148
Unknown A Card found in a Cigar
Tricks with Cards 189
Unknown To Slip a Card with transformation effect
Tricks with Cards 25
Unknown A Card having been Thought of by one Spectator, to offer the Pack to another, and cause him to draw the same Card psychological force & out
Tricks with Cards 132
Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame
Tricks with Cards 171
Unknown The Card and Smoke Trick borrowed handkerchief on glass, card fired with pistol and pips appear on handkerchief, also smoke appears in glass
variation in which blank card in glass becomes printed
Related to Tricks with Cards 225
Unknown The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle
Tricks with Cards 239
Unknown The Crystal Houlette requiring prepared wand
Tricks with Cards 219
Unknown, Bland The Card Bouquet five cards are destroyed and shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, some reverse and one has a corner missing which is visibly restored, very mechanical apparatus
Tricks with Cards 241
Unknown "Reading" the Cards multiple cards divined with wand, punch marked deck
Tricks with Cards 58
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Chosen Card Caught on the Point of a Sword"
Tricks with Cards 175
Unknown The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontally
Related to Tricks with Cards 185
Unknown The Charmed Bullet and the Black Cloth Target nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
Tricks with Cards 182
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Also published here Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The Pocket-picking Trick selection extracted by feel from deck in spectator's pocket, stripper or long card or ungaffed
Tricks with Cards 45
Unknown Tricks with Long Cards simple location of a card, either by using long card as key or by forcing long card
Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown A Pack of Cards changed to a Handkerchief handkerchief and cards in leather case change places
Tricks with Cards 194
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) various thread methods (including "Sand Riser"), routine and pseudo-mistakes
Tricks with Cards 211
Unknown To pick out a Chosen Card under a Handkerchief long card, stripper or ungaffed
Tricks with Cards 97
Unknown Clairvoyance by Touch chosen card is extracted from deck in spectator's pocket, the repeat in which spectator extracts right card
Tricks with Cards 113
Unknown Visible Transposition one-handed passes in both hands simultaneously, duplicates
Tricks with Cards 10
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch
Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown The Crystal Frame "For the Production of a Card"
Tricks with Cards 237
Unknown Everybody's Card
Tricks with Cards 120
Unknown A Row of Cards having been formed Face downwards, to divine how many have been moved from one end of the Row to the other spectator displaces x cards in packet, an x value card is produced
Tricks with Cards 83
Professor Hoffmann The "Sensation" Card Trick "An Experiment in Thought-reading"
three cards thought of, performer divines writes them on slips of paper, spectators remove their cards and the vanish from "card table" and reappear in deck
Tricks with Cards 231
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin)
Tricks with Cards 122
Unknown The Queens digging for Diamonds hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here Tricks with Cards 82
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)
Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even
Tricks with Cards 77
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards lost and found, then teared up and put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points
Tricks with Cards 206
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame
Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick spelling every value in a thirteen-card packet
Tricks with Cards 75
Unknown Card to Pocket as Out for Classic Force
Tricks with Cards 133
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method)
Tricks with Cards 110
Unknown Two Drawn Cards, placed in different Boxes, made to Change Places at Command
Tricks with Cards 159
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
Tricks with Cards 168
Unknown The Cards having been freely Shuffled and Cut into three or four Heaps, to Name the Top Card of each Heap one ahead
Tricks with Cards 127
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Protean Pack three selections, "General Pack"
Tricks with Cards 140
Unknown The Obedient Aces
Tricks with Cards 103
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained
Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown Multiple Selection Routine five cards in five different ways
Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown A Card found in a Candle two methods (fake or ordinary candle)
Tricks with Cards 189
Charles Bertram Bertram's Ace Trick spectator deals out all cards, the three indifferent cards end up in spectator's pocket
Tricks with Cards 111
Unknown Multi-Pip Card & Application two versions, with general card type routine with two spectators
Tricks with Cards 48
Bland The Wonderful Fan and Enchanted Card card is shot on lady's fan with pistol, fan opens and card appears on it
Tricks with Cards 223
Louis Comte The Ladies' Looking-Glass last pair caught from shower of cards
Tricks with Cards 117
Unknown The Torn-Card Trick torn corner, then complete restoration, card box prop
Tricks with Cards 163
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version
Tricks with Cards 72
Professor Hoffmann Thought Anticipated general thoughts on the plot
Tricks with Cards 128
Unknown The Magic Star and Cabalistic Pointer six cards in star configuration, an arrow pivots and stops at selections
Tricks with Cards 201
Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table
Tricks with Cards 87
Unknown To discover a card mentally selected
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Tricks with Cards 68
Unknown The Black Velvet Banner three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
Tricks with Cards 196
Unknown The Black Velvet Frame "For the Production of a Card"
Tricks with Cards 238
Unknown The "Whispering Trick" for one spectator, paperballs over the head situation
Tricks with Cards 93
Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis' Change, No. 1 "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
Tricks with Cards 23
Unknown The Affectionate Quartette four-of-a-kind distributed in deck comes together again, various methods
Tricks with Cards 90
Unknown The Magic Mirror deck laid on mirror, name appears on mirror (breathing glass), mirror turned, only selection sticks to mirror
Tricks with Cards 179
Unknown Tricks with Biseauté Cards - The Attractive Power of Gold three selections come to bottom of three piles, then to bottom of pack after shuffle, presented with coins, stripper deck
Related to Tricks with Cards 43
Conus Conus' Ace Trick
Tricks with Cards 107
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it
Tricks with Cards 187
Unknown The Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits
Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards having been placed upon the Table, to Predict with Certainty which Heap a Spectator will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming)
Tricks with Cards 79
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found
Tricks with Cards 129
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked
Tricks with Cards 63
Professor Alberti Alberti's Rising Cards hair and wax
Tricks with Cards 121
Unknown To discover a Chosen Card by the Throw of a Pair of Dice forcing pack
Tricks with Cards 92
Unknown Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card
Tricks with Cards 42
Unknown The Four Queens changed to Kings queens under hat transpose with kings on deck, double facers
Tricks with Cards 142
Unknown Card from Changing Card-box to Deck two cards chosen and put in box, apparently named one travels back to deck
More Magic 123
Unknown The Walking Card named card moves from spread out cards on table
More Magic 126
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck
More Magic 81
Unknown To distinguis the Suit of any given Card by Weight cards with glazed back, marked with water marks
More Magic 50
Unknown Methods of Identifying a Chosen Card - Fourth Method concave bridge in rest of deck
More Magic 22
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan
More Magic 22
Unknown To Catch a Selected Card on the end of a Walking-Stick (almost) ungaffed stick
Related to More Magic 95
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards single card "reproduces" into duplicates, repeated with other cards, duplicates vanished again, pull
More Magic 131
Bland The Enchanted Hand-Mirror deck on hand-held mirror, mirror turned over, only selection sticks, magnetism
More Magic 128
Unknown New Numerical Trick with Cards three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile
More Magic 25
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick from thirteen-card packet every value from Ace to King is spelled out
More Magic 31
Edwin T. Sachs Edwin Sachs' Method metal houlette on top of bottle
More Magic 93
Unknown Mechanical Diminishing Cards described in addition to sleight-of-hand method
More Magic 64
Unknown The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back
More Magic 118
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
VariationsAlso published here More Magic 27
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rod
Related to More Magic 395
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downwards on the table, to indicate by turning up one of them How Many have during your absence been Transferred from One end to the Other "Improved Method"
Inspired by More Magic 35
Unknown The Velvet Cloth for the Production of Cards three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
More Magic 109
Unknown A Card being freely Chosen from the Pack, replaced, and the Pack shuffled, to make any Given Card Change to the one Chosen control, palm & top change
More Magic 40
Professor Hoffmann To produce Three Cards at any Position in the Pack thought of by Another Person three cards appear consecutively at freely named number
More Magic 38
Unknown "Walking Pip" Cards
More Magic 56
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position
More Magic 79
Unknown All Red - All Black with electric deck
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Charlier Reading the Cards
More Magic 68
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick with a Complete Pack apparently mixed deck comes out in order via down-under deal
More Magic 42
Unknown The Card in the Candle torn-up card fired with pistol on candle, card appears on top of candle
More Magic 421
Unknown The Magnetic Wand and Walking Card selection lifted out of deck which rests in spectator's pocket
More Magic 124
Buatier de Kolta de Kolta Rising Cards brief, for correction see reference
Related to More Magic 94
Professor Hoffmann The Mysterious Pairs several spectators remove two cards each and place them face to face, performer receives one card and names the other, then the pairs come together again in the deck
More Magic 84
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal
More Magic 31
Unknown To make a Card freely drawn, and replaced in the Pack, Change Places with another laid on the Table
More Magic 49
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick with psychology & bent corner
More Magic 51
Unknown The new Watch and Card Target pistol shot on target, where card appears minus corner, then corner as well, watch appears there too
Inspired by More Magic 403
Unknown The Houlette glass houlette on top of wand, metal tongue pushes card up
More Magic 92
Unknown The "Three-Card" Trick - Another Method gaffed face, fake-index precursor
More Magic 54
Professor Field, Unknown Frames of various kinds of Producing Cards
  • Field's Card-Frame
  • The French Card-Frame
  • The Sand Frame (attr. to "the elder Bosco")
  • The Velvet Frame and Artist's Easel
  • The Crystal Frame
More Magic 98
Professor Alberti The Rising Cards - Alberti's Method thread attached during routine, free selection
More Magic 91
Prof. Duprez Ribbon Rising Cards glass houlette suspended on ribbons
More Magic 95
Unknown Mechanical Card Stick presented as different method
More Magic 97
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Cards passing up the Sleeve, and the Diminishing and Increasing Cards "dexterous card-palming supple­mented by unflinching audacity", diminishing cards as fake explanation
More Magic 57
Unknown To Name Cards without Seeing them
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Unknown The Black Cloth Target. Another Magic Pistol nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
More Magic 111
Unknown To name the Bottom Card of each of Three Heaps of Cards performer divines bottom cards of three piles by making up mathematical rules with other drawn cards
More Magic 88
Unknown Changing Card-box Routine card in box and card in deck transpose, interesting method with deck switch
More Magic 122
Unknown Practical Illustrations
  • top cards named after cut
  • spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
More Magic 75
Unknown To Pass a Chosen Card through the Crown of a Borrowed Hat selection appears underneath hat
More Magic 46
Gordon Wigan To Change Three Cards, placed in the Pocket of a Spectator, into Three Others previously chosen
Related to More Magic 48
Unknown Sixth Method
Inspired by More Magic 23
Unknown Changing Cards multi-pip card
More Magic 55
Unknown The Magic Circle "To discover a card or other object that has been touched in the performer's absence", with medium and code
More Magic 242
Unknown The ''Twenty-Seven Card" Trick "To cause a Card selected by oneSpectator to appear at such number in the Pack as another Spectator may indicate"
piles picked up according to a table so thought-of card ends up in any position
More Magic 32
Professor Hoffmann The Magic Card Case "A Chosen Card made to pass into an Empty Case", leather-covered case
More Magic 115
Unknown Any number of Packets of Cards having been formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards. with formula for any number of cards
Related to More Magic 23
Unknown A Pack of Cards Transformed into a Handkerchief, and vice versa handkerchief and cards in leather case change places
More Magic 231
Unknown Ein ganzes Kartenspiel in freier Hand verschwinden zu lassen No. 50, deck cut in half with pivot point on pull, fan looks like normal deck, thread into sleeve
Der Kartenkünstler 59
Unknown Die ihr Plätze wechselnden Karten No. 45, two cards placed in two hats change places, two double facers
Der Kartenkünstler 54
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 14, Nine of Diamonds changes into Ace of Diamonds, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 18
Unknown Die sich in der Hand eines Zuschauers verwandelnde Karte card placed on spectator's hand changes, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off, detailed explanation
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 23
Unknown Die Springkarte No. 10, selection either rises slowly or jumps out of deck, rubber band attached to two cards
Der Kartenkünstler 14
Unknown Rouge et noir No. 19, bridge crimp to tell whether a card is red or black
Der Kartenkünstler 24
Unknown Die vier wiedervereinigten Könige No. 22, Kings pushed in four different positions comes to top, four indifferent cards palmed on top of them
Der Kartenkünstler 27
Professor Bellonie, Carl Willmann Ein Stündchen beim Wunderdoktor Ast in Radbruch second part of article, story presentation for hotel trick with fours-of-a-kind
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 58
Unknown Errare Humanum est, oder: Niemand kann zählen No. 13, chosen card appears at named number
Der Kartenkünstler 104
Professor Bellonie, Carl Willmann Ein Stündchen beim Wunderdoktor Ast in Radbruch third part of description
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 74
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen No. 4, spectator writes name of card on paper, card divined by performer, impression on silver plate
Der Kartenkünstler 6
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 1. Methode - 1. Experiment mit Karten medium on chair divines selected cards, marked and coded by performer in way he holds the card
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte an die Wand festzunageln No. 25, deck thrown to wall, selection remains thumb tacked at wall
Der Kartenkünstler 31
Unknown Non plus ultra Eine Kartensoirée No. 7
four cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly with needle attached to ring
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 42
Unknown Die Geisterschrift No. 2, card burnt, ashes rubbed on back of hand, name of card appears, egg white
Der Kartenkünstler 88
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten two or three cards selected and lost, one by one they rise out of deck and float into other hand, solo version
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen mehrerer gewählter Karten No. 39, four piles made, one chosen, all cards from that pile are predicted in envelope, nested envelopes system
Der Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Die Kartenlaterne Eine Kartensoirée No. 6
card appears in lantern
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 41
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deck
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 75
Unknown Non plus ultra No. 49, spectator removes three cards from new deck and places them under handkerchief, performer touches cards through handkerchief, they are replaced and found, punched through handkerchief
Der Kartenkünstler 58
Unknown Der Zauberwurf No. 26, deck thrown in deck, cards remain together until deck hits floor
Der Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown Changement mehrerer Münzen mit einem Kartenspiel No. 5, deck changes place with three coins, both covered with paper boxes, two deck shells
Der Kartenkünstler 92
Unknown Der Kunstschütze Eine Kartensoirée No. 3
card held by spectator is shot at, a hole appears in its middle
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 22
Unknown Photographierahmen No. 2, sand frame
Der Kartenkünstler 65
Unknown Die Eintracht der Damen card chosen, then three more cards chosen and the match, then assembly with four double facers
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 52
Unknown Die magische Reparatur-Anstalt No. 12, card signed and torn in two, one half burnt, reproduced from envelope
Der Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown Der Teufelskopf No. 6, devil's head mask on which four cards appear, fourth one comes out of mouth
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 70
Unknown Grande clairvoyance mysterieuse No. 37, spectator choses card from one deck, then magician from another, they match, both decks marked
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Die Macht des Fluidums No. 9, cards cling to hand and drop on command, needle through thick part of skin
Der Kartenkünstler 12
Unknown Die unsichtbare Reise Eine Kartensoirée No. 5
two cards placed underneath two plates transpose, duplicate and glide
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 39
Unknown Die wandernde Karte No. 46, card moves around on table and follows performer
Der Kartenkünstler 55
Unknown Das Thaler-Kartenspiel "oder Die durch ein Kartenspiel spazierenden Thaler"
deck placed on glass and covered with handkerchief, coin penetrates through deck into glass or flies invisibly into glass
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 90
Unknown Das Aufspießen gezogener Karten auf einen Degen No. 16, four cards
Der Kartenkünstler 21
Unknown Faced-Deck Card Vanish/Switch card put on top of faced deck, deck turned over secretly
Der Kartenkünstler 50
Unknown Sämtliche Bilderkarten eines Spieles mit verbundenen Augen aufzufinden No. 35, all picture cards found blindfolded
Der Kartenkünstler 42
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte aufzufinden No. 29, key card palmed onto selection
Der Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Die verschwundene und wiedergefundene Karte card is burned or vanishes, it reappears gradually as it is pulled out of the bottom of a hat, using a foldable card with black cloth back
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 169
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte zu verwandeln No. 38, selection put on top, another card is on top when checked again after putting hand on top of deck, sticky hand
Der Kartenkünstler 45
Unknown Die Karten in der Brusttasche No. 1, deck placed in breast pocket of spectator, selections from another deck inserted in pocketed deck, performer takes them out by touch, one deck slightly bigger
Der Kartenkünstler 3
Unknown Die Gedankenübertragung No. 8, name of chosen cards appears on previously empty slate which is wrapped in newspaper, rope held to forehead of two spectators as comedy prop, mirror writing in chalk on newspaper
Der Kartenkünstler 11
Unknown Das glückliche Wiederfinden No. 41, card vanishes from envelope and reappears in cigar, card either forced or freely chosen with cigar index
Der Kartenkünstler 49
Unknown Die unzertrennlichen Buben No. 27, three Jacks put on top, middle and bottom, found in center together after cut
Der Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown Das verwandelte As No. 5, black Aces and Ace of Diamonds shown, those three cards given to spectator, Diamonds changed to Hearts, pip covered by black Aces so Ace of Hearts poses as Diamonds, Ace appears to be in the center which makes covering unclear
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 7
Unknown Die Kartenpresse No. 7, money press for cards
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 72
Unknown Das verlorene und wiedergefundene As No. 14, spectator pushes all Aces in the deck, one vanishes and reappears in his pocket, two methods
Der Kartenkünstler 105
Unknown Das Gedankenlesen pseudo muscle-reading used to divine a word written on a piece of paper, impression onto metal tray with soap covered paper
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Unknown Der Teufelskopf continuation of description, four cards selected and two borrowed ring put in glass and covered with handkerchief, cards vanish from deck and glass with rings vanishes, cards and rings appear on devil head puppet apparatus
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 37
Unknown Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens
Der Kartenkünstler 48
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die unsichtbare Reise - Second Method without duplicate, Seven/Eight of Diamonds as pseudo duplicates
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 40
Unknown Einen Thaler durch ein Kartenspiel wandern zu lassen No. 7, deck placed on glass, coin dropped on top appears in glass, assistant pulls off bottom card which is attached to a thread
Der Kartenkünstler 9
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft No. 18, a picture card is turned around, performer knows with one
Der Kartenkünstler 23
L'Homme Masqué Die vier Buben auf der Wanderschaft No. 6, four cards chosen, they are the four jacks, they are shuffled back and produced from inside the jacket at sleeve opening
Der Kartenkünstler 93
Unknown Die Anziehungskraft des Goldes No. 9, spectator places object on a card, it is the selection
Der Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Mit verbundenen Augen sämtliche Karten eines Spieles zu nennen No. 33, blindfolded, cards held to forehead are named
Der Kartenkünstler 39
Unknown Die verwandelte Karte No. 13, glide in which the spectator is asked to pull out the bottom card
Der Kartenkünstler 17
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 24, card rises out of deck in glass
Der Kartenkünstler 30
Unknown Der bezauberte Rosenstock No. 1, card appears at top of rose plant
Der Kartenkünstler 63
Unknown Die Points auf der Glasplatte No. 11, card becomes blank, points appear on previously examined glass sheet, switch behind table after accidentally dropping wrapped glass sheet
Der Kartenkünstler 101
Unknown Die magnetische Karte No. 42, performer holds cards, spectator slaps deck out of hand and only selection remains, magnetic force presentation
Der Kartenkünstler 51
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung No. 7, card chosen and pushed into book, card and page predicted
Der Kartenkünstler 95
Unknown Das Hellsehen No. 17, one of three cards chosen, performer divines, assistant codes with position of cigarette in mouth
Der Kartenkünstler 22
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 30, selection found by weighing each card
Der Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten No. 23, three selections jump out of deck held in one hand one by one into other hand, thread across stage
Der Kartenkünstler 28
Unknown Changement von vier Askarten No. 43, red Aces put on top and bottom, black Aces in center, they transpose
Der Kartenkünstler 51
Unknown Die Kartenlaterne No. 5, card appears in lantern
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 69
L'Homme Masqué Die Karten als Liliputaner No. 8