9 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Liar Detection
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Tommy Dowd Liars! three poker chips with a different stamps on it are selected, one of three spectators has to lie the other two tell the truth, performer knows who has which chip
Inspired by
  • an idea of Jack Vosburgh's "More than a Trick"
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 364
Frank Ross The Truth three objects take by spectators, two spectators lie and one tells the truth, performer knows which one, credit information
1980 The Chronicles (Issue 25) 1307
Leslie Anderson Liar... spectator selects group of cards and lies at one card
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 275) 1373
Rudolf Braunmüller Der psychologische Lügendetektor lie detector word association game, no real effect
Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 155
Jack Yates Clue six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds different colored disc, murder game
Variations 1986 Clue and other Mysteries 51
Karl Fulves Witness six spectators with cards and pens, one of them writes an X on his card behind performers back, those with red cards must speak truth, black must lie, performer finds murderer
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1992 Deceptive Practices 78
Karl Fulves Pack of Lies No. 12, three red and black cards, spectators with red cards tell the truth, performer finds out who hides the Ace of Diamonds
Also published here 1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 20
Roy Johnson Tätersuche three cards with "lie" and three with "truth"
  • Die Fünfer-Version
Inspired by 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 3) 122
Wayne Dobson Invisible Lie Detector five cards with items on them, one remembered by spectator, item divined and shown in hand, second repeat phase with different method
2002 Dobson's Choice 8