166 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / X-Ray Eyes & Blindfolds
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown See-Through Blindfold
Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 121
Unknown Gedankenübertragung - 3. Methode medium blindfolded with black hood, medium draws picture of chosen object, draws chosen landscape, draws chosen playing cards and coin
Related to Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 137
Unknown Gedankenübertragung continuation of description
Related to Oct. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 152
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft cards given to blindfolded performer are named by him
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Blindfold seeing with a blindfold
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 8
Frederick E. Jones Second Test in Mind-Reading word in dictionary is selected and the book and a pin are hidden, performer finds objects and word, blindfolded
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 12
Frederick E. Jones Street Drive driving blindfolded through the city and finding hidden object
1911 Mind Reading Secrets and Sealed Billet Reading 15
Oswald Rae A Trick Blindfold using two handkerchiefs
1926 Between Ourselves 78
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Blindfolded magician able to tell which cigarette was selected apparently by its smoke
Related to 1932 Novel Magic 33
Lu Brent A Test for Cigarettes Method No. 2 Same effect, different type of coding system
Related to 1932 Novel Magic 35
Unknown A Blindfold Detection marked coins shuffled among others coins in hat, performer finds first coin blindfolded, second penetrates hat
Related to 1935 Coin Magic 60
Eddie Joseph Part One: What Is "Intuitional Sight?"
1938 Intuitional Sight 3
Eddie Joseph "The Blindfold" and Its Accessories
1938 Intuitional Sight 4
Eddie Joseph The Flour Paste dough on eyes
1938 Intuitional Sight 4
Eddie Joseph The Cotton and the Surgical Bandage
1938 Intuitional Sight 7
Eddie Joseph The Handkerchiefs blindfold, two variations
1938 Intuitional Sight 8
Eddie Joseph Part Two: The Act setting and patter
1938 Intuitional Sight 12
Eddie Joseph First Test different colored ribbons, picking the right one blindfolded
1938 Intuitional Sight 13
Eddie Joseph Second Test performer writes called out numbers on blackboard and adds them together, blindfolded
1938 Intuitional Sight 13
Eddie Joseph Third Test cards are named
1938 Intuitional Sight 14
Eddie Joseph Fourth Test 52 cards are behind a glass, performer points to the named cards
1938 Intuitional Sight 14
Eddie Joseph Fifth Test separating black and white balls
1938 Intuitional Sight 15
Eddie Joseph Sixth Test describing members from the audience, one ahead
1938 Intuitional Sight 15
Eddie Joseph Seventh Test describing objects from the audience
1938 Intuitional Sight 16
Eddie Joseph Eighth Test describing a written word / number on a slate
1938 Intuitional Sight 16
Eddie Joseph Ninth Test copying a word in a foreign language
1938 Intuitional Sight 16
Eddie Joseph Tenth Test correcting a misspelled word
1938 Intuitional Sight 17
Eddie Joseph Part Three: The Inner Secret additional tips and ideas
  • The Undressing
1938 Intuitional Sight 17
Jean Hugard Blindfold brief opinion on the use of blindfolds
Dec. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 91
Mike Shulman Blindfold Idea blindfold with Band-Aids
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 440
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Psychic Vision several spectators on stage with objects, which are divined
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 27
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Psychometry blindfolded performer, psychometry and Q&A
1947 Gems of Mental Magic 29
Don Tanner Triple Threat spectator writes current time, bill number and city on a board, blindfolded performer divines all, assistant at back of room writes same info on large slate (good luck)
Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 9
Bob Somerfeld No Smoking blindfolded cigarette test, when radio is flicked on, there is a commercial of the right brand
1951 Mind Reader's Digest 12
Pauline Hammer, Nail and Chalk Cross blindfolded performer finds hammer and nail hidden in the room, then he finds the chalk cross and drives the nail through it
1951 Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 18
Ormond McGill The X-Ray Eye Act cotton, tape and handkerchief
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 5
Ormond McGill Staging the Act seeing with the fingertips, describing objects
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 8
Ormond McGill A New Blindfold Method matchbooks and tape criss-crossed over the hole face
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 9
Ormond McGill A Novel Presentation separating colors, handkerchief & cards, objects and obstacle course with people standing on stage
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 4 10
Toni Koynini Can't See! "A Complete Act"
performer genuinely blindfolded, performer feels various qualities of cards
  • Picture Sense (all court cards sorted out during deal-through)
  • Now the Suits
  • Aces High
  • Reds and Blacks
  • Any Card! (any number card named, performer locates it while dealing through packet)
  • Out of this World (no longer blindfolded)
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 12
Milbourne Christopher The Mentalist Solves A Murder one of four men, blindfolded
1952 One Man Mental Magic 7
Milbourne Christopher Super Psychometry blindfolded, objects in envelopes
1952 One Man Mental Magic 8
Theodore Annemann A Club or Stage Mental Number blindfolded, multiple card divination
1952 Annemann's Buried Treasures 15
Aage Darling Vibrato performer is blindfolded, thought of card is found
1953 I'll Read Your Mind 9
Milbourne Christopher The Red Writing living and dead, with different theme
1954 More One Man Mental Magic 6
Unknown X-Ray Eyes and Blindfold Effects blindfold method, tape and blindfold
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 251
Harlan Tarbell Blindfold Magic general comments on blindfold acts
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 255
Unknown A Simple Handkerchief Blindfold
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 256
Unknown The Modern Blindfold handkerchief
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 257
Unknown The Blindfold Drive general comment on the effect
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 258
Unknown The Excelsior Hood Blindfold
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 259
Unknown An Extra Blindfold Addition
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 260
Unknown Velvetine Hood Blindfold
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 260
Tony Corinda Introduction
Related to
  • Will Dexter's "Sealed Vision"
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 129
Tony Corinda (1) The Unfaked Mask
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 129
Will Dexter (2) Reverse Crease Blindfold
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 130
Tony Corinda (3) The Felt Mask - Faked
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 131
Tony Corinda (4) The Folded Silk Blindfold
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 131
Tony Corinda (5) The Bag Blindfold
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 132
Tony Corinda (6) The Sheet or Blanket Cover
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 133
Tony Corinda (7) The Bucket
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 134
Tony Corinda (8) Cotton, Wool, Dough, Coins, Plaster and Suchlike
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 134
Tony Corinda (9) Summary general comments
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 134
Tony Corinda (1) Downward Glimpse glimpsing with a blindfold
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 135
Tony Corinda (2) One Ahead System applied to blindfolds
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 136
Tony Corinda, Punx (3) The Magnetic Blindfold detecting metal objects, idea for sex detecter routine, seven keys to baldpate and playing cards
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 136
Tony Corinda (4) The Stacked Deck in conjunction with blindfolds
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 137
Tony Corinda (5) Marked Cards in conjunction with blindfolds, Ghost Deck
Related to 1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 137
Tony Corinda (6) Annemann's One Way Deck on the faces, applied to routines with blindfolds
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 137
Tony Corinda (7) Mirrors
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 138
Tony Corinda (8) Reflectors and Shiners short routine, feeling cards with fingertips
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 138
Tony Corinda (9) Self-Working Effects
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 139
Tony Corinda (10) Prior Observation
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 139
Bob Hummer, Al Koran Note Under Cups three cups, bill hidden under one and the cups exchanges after a pattern
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 140
Tony Corinda (11) Memory Systems
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 141
Tony Corinda (12) Patter and Movement During Performance general comments on patter, movement, theory
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 141
Joe Elman Sightless Vision - A Complete Blindfold Routine several phases, clever blindfold
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 143
Tony Corinda (1) Psychical Research versus Mentalism esp cards, with assistant
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 146
Maurice Fogel (2) Mental Masterpiece live newspaper prediction
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 147
Tony Corinda (3) X-Ray Eyes location by "negative reasoning", finding one of seven playing cards
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 148
Tony Corinda (4) A Gem of Mental Magic blindfold and center tear
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 149
Tony Corinda (5) The Bartender's Nightmare! divination of a serial number, blindfolded
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Tony Corinda (6) The Blindfold Drive and Location of Objects Hidden at a Distance
Related to
  • Corinda's Step Twelve, "Publicity Stunts"
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Tony Corinda (7) Corinda's "Money Box" coins in box are removed, performer names amount and dates on the coins, electronic version
Related toVariations 1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Tony Corinda (8) Evidence bill in one of five envelopes is found by blindfolded performer
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 154
Tony Corinda (10) Blindfold "Noughts and Crosses" assistant plays tic-tac-toe blindfolded
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 155
Tony Corinda (11) The Blackboard Test
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 157
Tony Corinda (12) The Three Cards three cards put in a box and are divined, changing card box
1958 Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 157
Orville Wayne Meyer Mindreading Supreme blindfolded, fake muscle-reading with billets
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 14
Eddie Clever Deep Of Night longer blindfold routine
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 23
Eddie Clever, U. F. Grant (a) Cigarette Test cigarettes dumped in a bowl, cigarette with different brand is found
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 24
Eddie Clever (b) The Key Test with Manning's switching box
Related to 1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 24
Eddie Clever, Tom Sellers (c) The Magazine Test marking the page with an X
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 25
Eddie Clever (d) The Card Test three cards are divined, and spectator is decribed
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 25
Theodore Annemann The Impromptu Faked Blindfold
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 26
Robert A. Nelson Publicity Feature object put in safe are described
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 33
Tony Corinda Blindfold Drives and Walks presentation and staging
1960 Publicity Stunts 386
Frank Potts Triple Test blindfolded medium finds selected card and reveals thought of number and color
1960 Magic of the Mind 81
Robert A. Nelson Nelson's Notes ideas for X-Ray act
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 14
North Bigbee Double Divination drawn ESP symbol is divined and one out of five persons, the person who drew the symbol, blindfolded
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 42
North Bigbee Duplico blindfolded performer duplicates drawn ESP symbol
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 43
James Auer Mental Blocks spectator and performer put different colored cubes in a tube, same order, both blindfolded
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 48
North Bigbee Ribbon Kno four different colored ribbons with safety pins, color is divined behind back and blindfolded
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 273
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks unheimliches Hellsehschreiben writing duplication, blindfolded on blackboard
Related to 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 154
David Hoy 4 Minute Spellbinder - A Blindfold Act blindfold with adhesive tape and coins
1963 The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 33
Johnny Baron The Baron Blindfold partially transparent blindfold
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 101
Tan Hock Chuan The Quick and the Dead blindfolded, card is found and name revealed, see Bigbee in #41 for other sources
Related toVariations 1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 34) 167
Paul Siegel Vision Diabolique performer is blindfolded, the reveals number written on a slate, name and drawing drawn on blank card
1972 Doorway to Delusion 6
Paul Siegel Legacy of the Gypsies blindfolded performer touches a palm of a spectator and gives a reading
1972 Doorway to Delusion 13
Claude Crowe Blindfold Drive Idea
Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 717
Robert Parrish Mysterious Casket borrowed unknown item put in wooden box and covered with paper bag, performer describes it
Variations Summer 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 764
Francis Carlyle, Martin Sunshine Sightless Vision comments
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 128
Gene Nielsen Psychic Touch signed card is located blindfolded
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 643
Bill Chinn A Mental Item five colored balls are selected and divined by blindfolded performer, stooge
1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 317
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on using blindfolds, Kuda Bux, Glen Falkenstein
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 158) 790
Francis Carlyle The Blindfold Act
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 129
Leslie Anderson, Harry Anderson Foiled blindfolded performer, different stunts with a fencing foil
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 211) 1051
Karl Fulves Money Mental No. 20, One-, Five- and Ten-Dollar bills held by three spectators, blindfolded performer knows who has which bill, blindfold peek
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 29
Richard Lyn Mind Search spectator removes envelopes from a stand and burns them as instructed by blindfolded performer, envelope with money remains, using Ed Mellon's "Quantimental"
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 228) 1137
Gene "Phantini" Grant Midnight Man deck distributed to spectators, card is selected from second deck and performer finds person with matching card, blindfolded
Also published here
  • "Mystic Word" in "Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets"
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 263) 1311
Gene "Phantini" Grant Phantini's Eyeless Vision with assistant
Also published here 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 84
Gene "Phantini" Grant Interlocked Minds climax for blindfold routine, symbol is divined
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 87
Gene "Phantini" Grant Phantini's Eyeless Vision! with assistant
Also published here 1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 274) 1367
Dennis Marks Grand Strategy color chip chosen by spectator, scrambled cube solved by performer blindfolded, first chosen color then rest, cube really brute-force solved
Also published here 1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 277) 1382
Cicardi The Mind has a Thousand Eyes
  • Why a Blindfold?
  • What Type to Use?
  • When and Where?
  • Improvised Blindfold
  • Tube Blindfold
  • The Supreme Blindfold
  • Phantini Blindfold
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 279) 1395
Joseph Dunninger A Simple Billet Test blindfolded
1983 Master Billet Tests 2
Al Mann The Iron Scuttle No. 1, steel bucket on head, deck is placed on it and performer takes and divines a card
1983 101 Psychic Tests 1
Al Mann The Finger Test No. 2, steel bucket on head, performer divines number of fingers spectator holds up
1983 101 Psychic Tests 1
Al Mann The Dice Test No. 3, steel bucket on head, dice are thrown on bucket and sum divined
1983 101 Psychic Tests 2
Unknown Threading the Needle No. 10, blindfolded, threads needle many times
1983 101 Psychic Tests 4
Unknown Another Method No. 11, blindfolded, threads needle many times
1983 101 Psychic Tests 4
Al Mann Nerve! blindfold drive ideas
1984 Publicity Secrets 2
Joseph Dunninger, Al Mann Methods of Gaining Information for Performer for the blindfold drive
A: The Impression Envelope
B: The Stuffed Pen
C: Stuffed Cigarette
D: Contact Mindreading
E: Impression Notebook
F: (publicity with VIPs)
G: A Confederate
H: Clip Boards, Etc.
I: Audience Participation (with changing bag)
1984 Publicity Secrets 3
Joseph Dunninger, Al Mann The Blindfolds 1: Nose Peek
2: The Folded Handkerchief
3: Secret Windows
4: Eyebrow Lift
5: Peep Holes
6: Transparency
7: See-Through Hood
8: (general remarks)
1984 Publicity Secrets 7
Joseph Dunninger The Secret Route trial run for blindfold drive
1984 Publicity Secrets 8
Joseph Dunninger The Publicity Story and Press Release blindfold drive
1984 Publicity Secrets 12
Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Press Story for the blindfold drive
1984 Publicity Secrets 14
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Holograph Homology Signature Duplication Test, with ideas by Al Mann to pracitse it
Related to 1984 The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 7
Stephen Minch Preamble on blindfold work
1984 Eyeless in Gaza v
Stephen Minch The Effect description of blindfold card act, genuinely no vision, consisting of the following individual effects
Inspired by
  • "Miracle Blindfold Card Act" (Al Koran, Routined Manipulation Part 2, Lewis Ganson)
1984 Eyeless in Gaza 1
Stephen Minch Bibliography of Other Blindfold Card Acts
1984 Eyeless in Gaza 27
Robert Cassidy The Memory Drive on the blindfold drive
1984 The Art of Mentalism 62
Robert Cassidy Russian Roulette using four guns, created in 1976
1984 The Art of Mentalism 78
Karl Fulves Blindfold Idea face painted on silk
1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 38
Wayne Kyzer, Steve Beam Blindfold joke, toupee comes off in a blindfold act
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 20) 339
Karl Fulves Quik Pix idea that two paper bags over head with pin hole allow pinhole camera principle to work, periscope, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 52) 262
Unknown Basic Blindfold
1988 Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 114
Basil Horwitz Special ESP Test performer is blindfolded, spectator selects one ESP card and signs it, those are shuffled and put in performer's pocket, he removes four, then he names the ESP symbol in the pocket and shows the signature on it
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 15
Basil Horwitz ESP Divination, Clairvoyance & Mind Control blindfolded, ESP signs are divined and layout predicted
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 25
Basil Horwitz ESP Challenge Mind Control blindfolded, three spectator select an ESP symbol and seal it up, performer hands correct envelope to each spectator, divines symbol and shows correct prediction
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 31
Bob Gill An Alternative Handling cards held to forehead, performer stops at selection, blindfolded
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 3 53
Basil Horwitz Out of Hand & Out of Sight Experience blindfolded think stop
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 69
Francis Carlyle Seeing at the Finger Tips blindfold method, tape and handkerchief, described in letter to Fawcett Ross
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 89
Kuda Bux Kuda Bux's Secret dough blindfold method
Related toAlso published here
  • Weird Water & Fuzzy Logic (Martin Gardner)
1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 70
Richard Osterlind Supernatural Sight three phase blindfold act, introductory remarks
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 79
Richard Osterlind Paroptic Psychometry I blindfolded, performer identifies objects
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 82
Richard Osterlind Paroptic Psychometry II blindfolded, performer identifies objects, different presentation
1999 Dynamic Mysteries 85
David Berglas The Picture Post Challenge slipper was hidden in London, Berglas blindfolded drove by car to the correct location, found the slipper and handed it to the correct owner
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 59
David Berglas Cresta Run blindfolded bobsled drive
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 72
David Berglas Blindfold Drive structure for a blindfold drive routine
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 207
David Berglas Blindfold Routine two spectators on stage, various revelations
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 320
Luke Jermay Blind Sentence seeing with the fingertips, reading from a book
2003 Building Blocks 111
Oliver Meech Invisible Man Magician claims to be able to see through a spectator and see the card written on a sticker stuck on their back
2009 The Plot Thickens 10
Patrick Page All Seeing Blindfold blindfold gag
2011 Magic Page by Page 294
Daniel Celma Blindfold Act 6 phases, blindfolded seeing with the fingertips
Also published here 2014 Lecture Notes 2014 31
Daniel Celma Blindfold Act 6 phases, blindfolded seeing with the fingertips
Also published here 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 62