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Unknown Faire tirer une carte et la retrouver sur un paquet chosen card found on top of designated packet, four packets, palmed card replaced
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 120
Unknown Fourth Method equivoque procedure
1876 Modern Magic 45
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
1876 Modern Magic 106
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
1876 Modern Magic 114
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
1876 Modern Magic 116
Unknown To discover a Chosen Card by the Throw of a Pair of Dice forcing pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 92
Unknown Clairvoyance by Touch chosen card is extracted from deck in spectator's pocket, the repeat in which spectator extracts right card
1889 Tricks with Cards 113
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
1889 Tricks with Cards 132
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
1890 More Magic 40
Unknown Die Anziehungskraft des Goldes No. 9, spectator places object on a card, it is the selection
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Der wahrsagende Würfel No. 15, deck cut into six piles by spectator, number chosen with die, selection is in designated pile, card palmed out and added onto correct pile
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 106
Unknown Der Zuschauer als Kartenkünstler spectator touches card named by performer in face-down fan, under-the-fan force with bottom card dragged to other side
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 38
Unknown Das Wiederfinden zweier Karten matrix-layout, magician's choice of two cards
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 50
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Prof. Hofzinser's Geheimnis "Die isolierte Karte", spectator locates card via matrix-layout of deck on table and magician's choice
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 51
Unknown Die Macht des Goldes spectator places coin on card, it's the selection, two methods
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 65
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler four selections shuffled into deck, piles made and selection choses pile with selections
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 79
Unknown Die rätselhafte Harmonie spectator choses same card as other spectator, key card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown The Spectator as Conjurer spectator shoots chosen number of pins on shower of cards with pistol, they're found in selection
1897 New Era Card Tricks 95
Arthur Toskana My Darling card named by spectator, three cards chosen and tabled, then one of those chosen, it is the named selection, trying for verbal King of Hearts force
Feb. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 19
Charles Arbre Denken und Vergessen two cards chosen by a spectator and replaced, one named and one "forgotten", named appears at named number, other one chosen by another spectator
Variations June 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 6) 86
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Könige "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste V."
card thought of, three cards chosen from a chosen packet, another card quickly taken out of pocketed deck by spectator, assembly, three double facers
Related toAlso published here June 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 84
Carl Willmann Das Kartenrätsel four selections shuffled back, deck delt into piles of four cards each, all selections are in chosen pile
Mar. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 36
A. J. Die Anziehungskraft gezogener Karten spectator finds his own card, using an unexplained switch of a card for a palmed card
Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 165
Unknown Third Method four cards laid out on table, spectator throws die and counts to card which is selection
1909 The Art of Magic 44
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Related toAlso published here 1910 Kartenkünste 69
Oswald Rae A Remarkable Coincidence spectator cuts deck in three piles, remembers a card and cuts it back, second spectator locates card, two key cards
1928 Sub Rosa 14
Laurie Ireland They Do It Themselves Card Trick dubious method
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 8
Laurie Ireland The Two Card Trick spectator picks any named card, brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland A Card is Called For spectator cuts at any named card, brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Unknown, Alexander Herrmann Stage Location three selections found in spectator's pockets, one by spectator himself, variation of Alexander Herrmann's "The Egyptian Pocket"
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 97
Frank Lane A Slick Card Routine combo in which spectator finds selection, card is predicted, poker game is dealt, slick card and set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 100
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 112
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Simple Effects 3. svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 247
Unknown Any Heap svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249
J. F. Orrin One in Four Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 259
Unknown A "Stop" Discovery dribble force with end stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 281
Unknown A Reversed Card Discovery spectator pushes reversed card next to selection
1938 Greater Magic 40
Unknown The Magic Thrust. I spectator pushes card reversed next to selection behind back
1938 Greater Magic 261
Al Baker The Magic Thrust. II spectator pushes card reversed next to selection behind back
1938 Greater Magic 262
Theodore Annemann The Magic Thrust. III spectator pushes card reversed between two selections behind back
1938 Greater Magic 264
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin a. Effect thought-of card by one spectator is chosen by second spectator
1938 Greater Magic 330
Unknown With a Svengali Deck spectator pushed toothpick in side of deck and thus pushes out selection
1938 Greater Magic 403
Unknown A Subtle Detection svengali deck, spectator finds his own card, ending clean
1938 Greater Magic 431
Unknown The Lady's Ring svengali deck, spectator finds his own card
1938 Greater Magic 432
H. Adrian Smith It's in the Bag - Effect No. 2 really blindfolded, short card
1938 Greater Magic 465
Unknown The Knowing Dart several cards on huge stand, spectator throws dart and thus finds selection
1938 Greater Magic 503
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 274
Dr. William Bates Subconscious Mystery one of four cards marked, shuffled in four piles, spectator choses pile with marked cards, dressing for Ace Assembly
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 321
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
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
Theodore Annemann, Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Related to 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 7
Unknown Cagliostro Cuts the Cards spectator cuts to his face up card
1940 Expert Card Technique 341
Unknown The Impromptu Magician using one hand only, two methods
1940 Expert Card Technique 277
Theodore Annemann Volition four selections in envelopes, spectators choose their own card, equivoque
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 589
Jim Wheeler Lost and Found deck in glass, spectator removes deck but selection remains inside, narrow card
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 107) 640
Theodore Annemann Business Card Selection spectator choses card with business card details
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 687
Joseph Ovette Think And Take spectator finds other spectator's card, reversed
1940 Fast Ones 7
Al Baker One Deck Do as I Do
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 151
Joseph Cottone Auto-Location
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 40
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Pickpocket three selections, deck put in spectator's pocket, deck removed but selection remains, repeat, then performer quickly takes out one card which is third selection
Also published here 1941 The Stripper Deck 28
Jack Vosburgh Once in a Life Time odd-backed unknown card is chosen from face
Related to 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 125) 727
Herb Runge He Fools You! spectator cuts deck to match prediction in suit and value
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 138) 784
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 Selected Cards from Spectator's Pocket spectator has deck in pocket and pulls out selected cards
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 227
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Dial Divination knife spun on table points to selection, nine duplicates
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 20
Eddie Joseph The Prodigious Card card thought-of, deck spread on table, covered with handkerchief, spectator is told to lift handkerchief with one card, it is the selection
1942 Greater Card Tricks 57
Shaman Cagliostro's Spectacles spectator puts on special glasses when the cards are spread in front of him, he names all of the selections
Inspired by
  • an idea of DeLands, credit reference on page 191
Related toVariations
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 185
Dr. William Bates Subconscious Mystery one of four cards marked, shuffled in four piles, spectator choses pile with marked cards, dressing for Ace Assembly
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 32
Martin Gardner Card Minded spectator divines card from other spectator
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 69
Warren Wiersbe What a Coincidence! selection vanishes, another card is selected which happens to be first card
1944 Action with Cards 3
Edward Marlo The Force tell-free force, re-selection, key card in case of missed force
1945 Tricks with Daub 10
John Booth Cards of Cairo
1945 My Best 10
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 1 Out Of 52
1947 Marlo In Spades 30
Bob Miller Bob Miller's Tricks spectator stabs card next to selection
1947 Marlo In Spades 40
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 1 spectator finds card that was selected at other end of room
1947 Watch This One! 52
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
Unknown Deal Away
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 231
Unknown The Educated Cards
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 232
Unknown Egyptian Pocket combo
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 263
Unknown Ewephindit
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 200
Unknown Round and Round down-under-deal
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 66
George G. Kaplan The "Stop!" Fan Discovery fan force
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 69
Paul LePaul A Quadruplicate Mystery four spectators each find their selection
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 165
John Scarne Spectator's Magic Count No. 25, performer thinks and writes down name of card, spectator deals down to any number and finds thought-of card on second try, re-count
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 47
Cliff Green Magic in Your Own Hands No. 29, Spectator names a number between five and ten, card found at that number
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 53
John Scarne Mathematical Finder No. 30, Mathematical, piles of cards formed by counting to ten
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 55
John Scarne Hit the Deck No. 41, Performer holds deck, spectator hits deck away, selection is left in performer's hand
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 73
Nat Bernstein, Morty Zuckert The Obedient Cards No. 73, Use two named numbers to locate card
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 134
A. Deleport Pocket It reprint from Grant's "The Trixter" from 1933, spectator puts deck in his pocket and picks out his selection
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 207) 826
Al Baker The Spectator Does The Trick spectator finds four cards, gaffed
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 400
Jack Yeager Your Card! deck is always dealt into two piles, spectator has to guess if his card is in the pile, three cards at the end and spectator locates his card, description unclear
Related toAlso published here
  • Jack Yeager's "Second Portfolio of Tricks"
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 5
Bill Simon Half and Half (Elimination) deck is always split in half and spectator decides which one is eliminated, last card is selection
1952 Effective Card Magic 124
Bill Simon The Locator Three of Clubs spectator thrusts a known card into a card spread of 28 cards and his selection is found
1952 Effective Card Magic 152
Aage Darling Thought Echo spectator finds thought of card of another spectator
1953 I'll Read Your Mind 47
Aage Darling The Marked Card spectator makes a cross on a card behind his back, other spectator finds the card by selecting it from a fan
1953 I'll Read Your Mind 49
Gene "Phantini" Grant Next Card is It spectator finds selection in face down fan
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1113
Unknown Spectator's Choice spectator finds three selections, impromptu stooging with blank faced deck
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 245
Roy Benson Tape Recording spectator locates card
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 327) 117
Geoffrey Buckingham The Palmist spectator divines card from second spectator, then locates card in pocket
Variations 1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 33
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method VIII two cards cut to predicted/matched by performer with other deck
1959 Marlo Meets His Match 20
Tony Corinda, Maurice Fogel A Card and Billet Routine cards are noted on billets, cards on board, spectator selects a billet and throws a dart into the noted card
1959 Billets 195
Charlie Miller, Cardini Miracle Location "Cardini Cut" (spectator cuts at break)
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 52
Charlie Miller Static Electricity tip for "spectator grabs card out of his own pocket"
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 57
Edward Marlo Sudden Stop Effect cards riffled, spectator stops, there is selection, four methods
1962 Estimation 54
Edward Marlo The Dribble Stop spectator stops dribbling next to selection, crimp
1962 Estimation 78
Harry Lorayne The Moving Pencil card signed on back, psychological face up spread force
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 158
Harry Lorayne Reverse Location spectator finds two selections via stabbing in fan
1962 Close-up Card Magic 179
Unknown Spectator Locates Card
Related to
  • "Routined Manipulation 1" (Lewis Ganson)
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 12
Walter Wenger Die Drei Wünsche spectator finds his card after making several choices, mirage type deck, ends clean
Also published here
  • Magie, Vol. 36 No. 4, April 1956
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 13
Edward Marlo The Prediction (Open or Closed) "Tenth Effect", card touched face down, it is pushed in center of face-up deck which is then spread
1962 Tilt! 17
Leo Behnke My Card - Your Card selection is found by spectator, business card stabbed into deck
1962 Entertaining Close Up 1
Edward Marlo, Theodore Annemann Impromptu Remote Control unknown odd-backed card is marked on back, a card selected via stop procedure with deck in glass is marked on face, turns out to be the same
Inspired by 1964 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 95
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Discovery two locator cards discover two chosen cards, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 16
Edward Marlo Marlo's Four Card Miracle four selections, faro control, cut to the Aces with selections
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 47
Edward Marlo Uses for Half Forcing Deck see at bottom
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 68
Harry Blackstone, Harry Louine Blackstone's 10-Card Trick spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet
Also published here Dec. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 11
Paul Stadelman Finger Vibrations blindfolded spectator finds selection
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 77
Paul Stadelman Involuntary Telepathy spectator locates selected cards
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 83
Gerald Kosky "You Get It"
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 235
Wizard Beal A Telling Beat method to make a visual and tactile heart beat, spectator feels heart beat of performer and gets card
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 170
Edward Marlo Another Dribble force card starts on top
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 119
Jules Lenier Decision randomly selected card helps finding second selection, sixteenth card principle
Inspired byRelated to Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 239
Arthur Hill Tri-Find three cards chosen and initialed, they are found via a procedure and with a display stand, see also p. 270 for reference
July 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 9) 271
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Intuition spectator locates another spectator's card from 6-card packet on table, first wrong but then transforms
Winter 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 297
Francis J. Baker Logic two cards chosen, one found by performer and one by spectator, red-black alternating
Related toVariations Jan. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3) 311
Dai Vernon Color Cut shuffled deck cut into five packets, spectator removes bottom card of any packet and places it on top of any packet behind performer's back, card found, repeat, then a spectator finds card, one color crimped
May 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 7) 335
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Australian Sixes two spectators find their cards
Related to 1971 Reputation-Makers 164
Alan Keith Clean-Up card on table is any named card
Related to 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 47
Unknown Uncanny Revelation unknown card is signed on back and forced from face
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 69
Dr. Stanley Jaks A Spectator Reads A Mind secretly showing index to spectator
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 55
Nick Conticello The Non-Telephone Telephone Trick small packet, spectator selects a card, does some rearranging and is left with card
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 137
Edward Marlo X Marks the Spot unknown card is marked with X on back, spectator selects it from face, correction for "X Deck" (see Phoenix reference)
Related toVariations 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 55
U. F. Grant Mindreading with Any Assistant spectator finds chosen card, two methods
1972 The Living End 40
Unknown Selected Card from Spectator's Pocket spectator removes selection from deck in his pocket
1972 The Living End 41
Edward Marlo Important Additions & Changes to Marlo's "X Marks the Spot"
Related to 1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 48
Edward Marlo Stranger in a Harem spectator finds selection among five cards, queens turn over at once, selection vanishes from top and reappears between reversed queens in center
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 194
Jerry K. Hartman Bi-Psychle spectator B finds spectator A's card from small packet, impromptu stooge
Variations 1974 Card Cavalcade II 138
Roy Walton The Magic Lesson "Two Down-Under Routines"
four selections from fifteen-card packet made and found with down-under deal
Jan. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 699
Dr. John Nichols Smashing! spectator selects one out of three cards, it's the previously selected card
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 108) 539
Russell T. Barnhart Cut Force No. 1, spectator cuts at his selection, palmed card added
1975 The Master Palm 50
Russell T. Barnhart Cut Force with Red Back Card No. 2, spectator cuts at his selection, palmed card added, color-changing back kicker
1975 The Master Palm 50
Russell T. Barnhart Schulien's Pile No. 6, spectator selects card from mess on table, it's his earlier selection (Matt Schulien used a psychological force)
1975 The Master Palm 57
Russell T. Barnhart The Divining Rod No. 12, spectator choses card from tabled spread, it is selection, two handlings
1975 The Master Palm 66
B.C. Milnov Ouija Principle selection signed on the back is located by perfomer
Related to 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 140) 699
Jerry K. Hartman Pick a Packet Spectator uses Ace of Spades to select correct packet to form Royal Flush
Inspired by 1975 Card Fare 39
Dai Vernon Another Variation four cards selected and shuffled back, spectator takes any four cards which turn out to be selections
1976 The First California Lecture 3
Jon Racherbaumer Blankwave blank deck shown, spectator stabs blank card next to a card which changes into named card, then they all are printed
Variations 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 115
Edward Marlo Inconclusive Climax
Inspired by 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 139
Eddie Fields Dropsy Diddle Spectator locates selection by dropping coin on card in a spread, involves a gag with the card printed on the coin and a final card transformation
Related to 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 65
Nick Trost The Lone Stranger Spectator locates own card by unknowingly placing it with a group of cards of a different color
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 5
Nick Trost U-Find-It Spectator locates card by stabbing face up card into the deck
1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 24
Nick Trost Kings and Blanks
1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 34
Unknown The Lazy Magician No. 4, favorite of Blackstone, card and its position thought-of in ten-card packet, down-under-deal after some procedure
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 8
Philip T. Goldstein Ranch Dowser with a pendulum, duplicates
Inspired by
  • Ranch Bird (Don Alan)
1977 The Green Book of Mentalism 21
Harry Lorayne The Spectator Locates spectator located last Ace with an indicator card and improvisation
1977 The Magic Book 90
Ken Krenzel Get the Message spectator stabs ace next to selection before (!) it is selected
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 57
Looy Simonoff Kenomental fair selection is marked on face. two possible effects: card is found by spectator from back or vanishes from deck
Apr. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 41
Looy Simonoff Mental Symmetry people read each other's mind, impromptu stooge
Nov. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 123
Jean Hugard Der Taschendieb three selections, deck put in spectator's pocket, deck removed but selection remains, repeat, then performer quickly takes out one card which is third selection
Also published here 1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 101
Tony Binarelli Galaxy Telepathy a spectator finds another spectator's card
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 11) 759
Terry LaGerould Streaker tabled spread of ten cards, when spectator runs finger along, force card is dragged with finger
  • The Streaker Principle
  • Performance
1979 Close-up Entertainer 69
Francis Haxton Open Selection five cards removed from deck, of those the spectator choses two, they're the selections, two methods
Related to 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 23) 1294
Gary Ouellet Finger on the Card selection replaced, performer removes card for value and suit, second card is selection, spectator then finds selection in deck, sucker
Variations 1979 Finger on the Card 4
Unknown Impossible Two Ace Location gemini twins with overhand shuffle instead of dealing to find two cards
1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 31
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer You Did It Again! six cards, spectator thinks one, is turned over by spectator himself, repeat
1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 11
Edward Marlo You Did It Again and Again! six cards, spectator thinks one, is turned over by spectator himself, repeats
1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 13
John F. Mendoza The Last Card wheel with four sections, cards distributed onto the sections and eliminated in stages, last card is selection
Inspired by
  • "The Last Card" (Jack Hughes)
1980 John: Verse Two 84
Karl Fulves Double Thrusts behind the back stab of two cards
1981 Side Steal 59
Jim Ryan, Paul LePaul Le Paul's Multiple Discovery five spectators each find their selection
Inspired by 1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Classic Card Routines 1
Ken Simmons This is Your Card! freely chosen card is earlier selection, four methods
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 39
Gene "Phantini" Grant Witch Switch performer writes card on a piece of paper and selects a card, on the second try he eventually finds it, billet switch with a playing card
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 38
Max Williams Max Switch behind fan
1981 The Chronicles (Issue 29) 1354
Terry LaGerould "Cigarette Cards" down under deal with packets
Aug. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 669
Dennis Marks That's Incredible spectator cuts to his own selection
1982 Best of Friends 399
Bobby Bernard The "Opportunist" Card in Pocket Deck placed in pocket, spectator able to pull selection out
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 106
Stephen Tucker Foolproof gag force with a pen, revelation with spectator
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 44
Stephen Minch The Robin Hood Caper three cards are selected and spectator throw Aces in the deck, first spectator is close to his selection, second throws card next to his selection and third pierces his selection
Related to 1982 The Robin Hood Caper 2
Ross Bertram As A Free Force spectator touches his own card in spread, switch
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 164
Ross Bertram A suggested application spectator cuts to his selection
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 167
Stephen Tucker Quad-Spell four cards, each spectator mentally spells his card and finds one of the other cards
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27) 523
Frank Simon Cut and Count spectator cuts and value of that card used to count to selection
1983 Versatile Card Magic 32
Frank Simon Quorum Quota card of same value and suit of card are found after dealing in two piles, then card itself
Inspired by 1983 Versatile Card Magic 94
Michael Powers Spectator Becomes Magician two selections, spectator touches card in spread, selections shown on both sides of it
1983 Powerful Magic 25
Edward Marlo This is Thumb Effect spectator chooses correct card, one out of five
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 309
Stephen Tucker The Incomplete Deck behind his back, aspectator puts a card reversed in the middle of the deck, this card is spelled and the selection is found
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1221
Unknown Ritual of the Kings No. 83, named card produced after layout ritual
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 124
Joey Gallo Red Herring Location reversed card ends up next to selection
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 91
Bob King Mental Poker
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 146
Randy Wakeman R.W. Four Card Stunner four selections are found by spectators themselves
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 Formula One Close-Up 1
Martin Lewis For Faster Service, Please Take a Number Multiple selection routine with four cards - spectators insert number tags into deck to find their selections
Inspired by 1985 Martin's Miracles 20
Frederick Braue Baker's Impossible Discovery - FB Improvement spectator locates other spectator's card in pocket under fair conditions (1936)
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 13
Unknown Instant Stooge Force card reversed
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 1
Frederick Braue Cardetection sixteen cards, some face-up some face-down, performer and spectator think of one, both found, eight double facers and eight double backers (1944)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 4
Frederick Braue Telemagic spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the room
(a.) card reversed
(b.) reverse fan
  • Braue's new method with double facer
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 13
Oscar Weigle Joy Buzzer Card Trick spectator finds card, with joy buzzer
Also published here
  • in "Dragon", 1939
1985 (ca.) Tricks of Conjuring 7
Larry Jennings Spectator's Choice three spectators each find their selection
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 119
Karrell Fox "Mind-Dropper" six jumbo cards, one selected, another spectator drops all cards one by one except selection
1986 For My Next Trick... 38
Terry Seabrooke Give Me A Card spectator holds some cards behind back and shuffles them, he removes named card
1986 Seabrooke's Book 89
Dai Vernon Aces by Proxy spectator shuffles and takes out any four cards, also with previous selections
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 173
Bruce Cervon Quite a Coincidence Spectator reverses Selection behind back
1988 The Cervon File 160
Edward Marlo The Spectator's Card any card named, process of elimination, named card remains
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 147
Edward Marlo Spectator Cuts to a Thought spectator cuts at thought of card, one out of four
Related to 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 173
Edward Marlo Turning the Tables meeting "find my card"-challenge, spectator leaves selection by elimination process, three methods
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 297
Karrell Fox "Elimacard" deck cut in two piles, one half eliminated, rest again cut in two piles, repeated until one card remains, selection
Related to 1988 My Latest Book 100
Edward Marlo Spectators Cuts Location spectator cuts to his card (crimp), faro placement
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 120
Eugene Burger A Card Stab Routine the second time the spectator stabs
1989 The Experience of Magic 60
Brother John Hamman Peek Look Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 66
Simon Lovell Stopcut spectator says "stop" at his own card as magician cuts small packets off the deck
1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 45
Randy Wakeman R.W. Four-Card Stunner four selections are found by spectators themselves
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 31
Harry Lorayne Near Perfect spectator sandwiches a card, turns out to be his selection
1990 Trend Setters 271
Ken Krenzel Double S'Entendre two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Variations 1990 Close-up Impact! 12
Gary Ouellet The Equivoque four card stars are formed
1990 Close Up Illusions 164
Edward Marlo Unstacked Peek-Look-Think three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards, without set-up
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 119
Ron Bauer If you are going to Peek, Look, and Think, at least Pique, Hook, and Link three cards chosen by different means, spectators each find each others cards
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 142
Jon Racherbaumer Two-Card Force-Field Ceremony spectator finds his selection, then transposition
1990 Cardfixes 161
Edward Marlo, Walter B. Gibson You Found It! spectator turns card face-up, it is previous selection, alternatively next to selection, mathematical, inspired by Walter Gibson's "The Popular Card Tricks", three methods
1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 14
Edward Marlo Think Theory spectator cuts at thought-of card, one out of two or four
Related to 1991 The Olram File (Issue 9) 11
Ken Krenzel, Alexander de Cova Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 17
Alexander de Cova, Ken Krenzel Synchronus two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands, without credits
Inspired by 1991 Das Alexander de Cova Seminar 27
Gary Kurtz Two Heads Are Better Than One a friend locates a card, stooged with some simple instructions
1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 21
Jim Molinari In-Cert(ainly) places card next to selection
Aug. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 8) 2254
Unknown あなたの後で (Behind your back)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 99
Alexander de Cova Synchronus brief, two spectators choose cards in their hands and find the card of the other spectator, out of hands
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Seminarnotizen Steyr 1993 5
Karl Fulves Cult Poker two poker hands, one card moved to spectator's hand, spectator choses a hole card, it is the same card, posed as problem
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 2) 15
Eddie Fechter A Magical Prediction spectator finds his own card from ribbon spread deck, risky method, with outs
Also published here
  • "A Magical Prediction" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1972.
1993 Fechter 222
Karl Fulves, John Scarne He Finds It card selected by cutting and turning top half over behind back, it is a previously named Ace
Inspired by 1994 Rigmarole (Issue 10) 114
Roger Crosthwaite Mental Topper spectator shuffles deck and cuts it into four piles, top card of chosen pile is selection, LTP palm-out and replacement
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 63
Karl Norman Follow-Up Routine Spectator selects a card, shuffles it back into the deck, selection ends up on top
1995 40 Years at the Forks 29
Unknown The Lucky Card Spectator locates his card with his Lucky Card
1995 Card College - Volume 1 164
Roberto Giobbi The Lucky Coin spectator locates a chosen card with a coin, selection is predicted on back of coin
Related toVariations 1995 Card College — Volume 1 241
Karrell Fox Here's Looking At You deck dropped in paper bag and shaken, spectator is told to take out any card he sees, it's the selection
1995 Much Ado About Something 38
Simon Aronson Everybody's Lazy two spectators and performer remember cards, performer names position of spectator's cards, spectator names number and there is performer's card, no-touch
Variations 1995 Simply Simon 167
Simon Aronson The S. A. Combination "Self Adjusting", spectator touches force in spread, it apparently does not leave sight, under-the-spread force
A. The Force Procedure
B. Application to the Open Index (spectator touches named card)
Related to 1995 Simply Simon 232
Steve Beam The Three Stooges two spectators find selection of the other
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 25
Steve Beam The Terminator spectator finds own card by dealing through and stops at only odd-backed card, two versions
Inspired by 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 63
Edward Marlo Mental and Physical Choice sandwiched card by spectator in deck turns out to be previously thought-of card
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 136
Edward Marlo Without the Deuces spectator finds his selection in in-the-hands spread
Inspired by 1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 141
Edward Marlo Prisoner of Love card sandwiched turns out to be previously selected card, using bottom deal exchange as sandwich is tabled
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 197
Edward Marlo Mental Reselection spectator thinks of one of five cards, then choses one of them face-down, it's his mental selection, four methods (marked or stacked)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, May 1979
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 402
Paul Cummins Flasher
1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 28
Karl Fulves Block Cut tabled transfer cut, spectator finds other spectator's selection in five-card poker hand because other four cards are the aces
1996 Blocking Off 154
Nick Trost Double Shock! Two spectators find each other's card
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 141
Unknown The Will Power Trick spectator stops at the right card when moving his finger along a fan, pulse and muscle reading
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 2
Unknown Reversed Card spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the room
Related toAlso published here 1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 3
Unknown Out of the Room spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the room, reversed
Also published here 1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 9
Simon Lovell Vernonesque Three Way packet stop force with outs
1997 Simon Says! 41
Simon Lovell Bonus Fold Effect spectator cuts and folded selection happens to be where he cuts
1997 Simon Says! 78
Simon Lovell Simon Takes On Le Paul
Inspired by 1997 Simon Says! 162
Bruce Cervon Do You Believe in Intuition!
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 95
Jack Birnman My Spectator, The Clairvoyant fair selection (automatic placement), added value of three selections determines position of first selection
Related to 1998 The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 133
Jimmy Favorite Little Egypt pyramid build with three cards, coin appears, then spectator finds his signed card by placing the coin on top, coin vanishes again in pyramid
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 68) 1401
Jack Birnman, Eddie Joseph, Roy Walton My Spectator, The Clairvoyant card fount at total of four stopped at cards
Related to 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1468
Joshua Jay A Utility Discovery Utility sequence - spectator deals and stops on their own selection, and second selection is then found reversed in the deck
Also published here 1998 A Teen's Routines 55
Karl Fulves Would I Lie To You? three piles, performer selects card from center pile and makes statements, spectator take cards from lie or truth pile, values added, selection arrived at
Related to 1998 Underworld (Issue 9) 126
Peter Duffie The Chosen Few a card created with a cut off pile by chosen a card for suit and counting for value, another spectator cuts to it
1998 Deck Direct 3
Richard Osterlind Tribute to Tarbell
Inspired by 1999 Dynamic Mysteries 30
Joshua Jay Utility Discovery Utility sequence - spectator deals and stops on their own selection, and second selection is then found reversed in the deck
Also published here 1999 Magic Atlas 43
Karl Fulves Repeat Cheat fourteen-card packet, three cards selected in spectators's own hands by dealing two poker hand and remembering top card, another spectator finds all, all three are the same unknowingly
Variations 1999 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 1) 4
Ellis Stanyon The Pack "Cut" into Four Heaps No. 16, spectator eliminates piles and cards until selection remains
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 26
Ellis Stanyon (e) Spectator Produces the Right Cards from a Pocket cards "as quickly as possible" take from pocketed deck by spectator
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 107
Ellis Stanyon Discovering the Chosen Card by a Throw of the Dice No. 5, card layout on table and cards eliminated via through of die, partial forcing deck
  • Variation
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 193
Ellis Stanyon The "Anstro" Forcing Deck No. 23, long-short deck with both cards forcing cards
  • Suggested Effect (two cards selected and then spectators find each other's cards)
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 205
Ellis Stanyon The Chosen Card, Shuffled into the Pack, Discovered by Anyone No. 19, equivoque
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 212
Alex Berecz Top Change theatrical dressing around a top change
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 69
Unknown Spelling Stunner spectator cuts and spells his first name to selected card
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 146
Eugene Burger Easy Spelling
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 183
Roberto Giobbi A Question of Sex unknown card marked on back is found by spectator
Inspired by 2000 Card College — Volume 4 805
Wolff von Keyserlingk Clever Is as Foolish Does spectator finds selection three times with the aid of the joker
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 89
Jörg Alexander Weber Feminine Intuition first 1992
Inspired by 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 201
Christoph Borer Mery spectator finds selection of other spectator with a pendulum
Also published here 2000 Anam Cara 25
Marty Kane The Hallmark multiple spectators locate their own card in a packet, spelling to determine amount of cards for each spectator
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 183
Simon Lovell Blind Man's Bluff spectator finds cards in deck, rest is secretly blank, cards are predicted
Inspired by 2000 Son of Simon Says! 85
Karl Fulves Card Recalled unknown card signed on back found with Hex Squared instructions
2001 Hex Squared 8
Karl Fulves Restoration four red-backed and 4 blue-backed cards torn in half, one card signed on face and a half kept, card chosen from 3x5 square made from rest, matching half found
2001 Hex Squared 40
Unknown Thoughts in Color No. 19, spectator choses card from packet, another spectator finds it, only odd-colored
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 31
Unknown Blackstone's Card No. 48, spectator finds his own card in ten-card packet
Also published here 2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 70
Karl Fulves, Tony Bartolotta She Read Your Mind No. 68, spectator finds card which is divined by performer
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 103
Unknown Underground Poker No. 74, Joker placed in poker hand, spectator locates it under table
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 113
Harry Lorayne To An Extreme magician's choice for one out of ten
2001 Personal Collection 345
Harry Lorayne The Real Work two-card location, do as I do style
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 403
Mark Lewis Pile Trick piles made on table, spectator choses one, selection is on top
2001 The Long and the Short of it 33
Paul Cummins Choice elimination process, thought-of touch
2002 FASDIU II 97
Theodore DeLand Educated Die / Spotter Die Ace through Six of Clubs in row, spectator finds the Six
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 24
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Four Kings card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 68
Lewis Jones 4 - 6 - 11 three cards selected from twelve-card packet via dealing, a spectator finds all three
Inspired by 2002 Ahead of the Pack 47
Euan Bingham Intuition by placing card next to aces
2003 Free From Filler 10
Al Baker Spectator produces Card from Inside Pocket spectator finds two cards but not third, performer does and shows that the deck consists of duplicates of this card
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 663
Al Baker Sympathetic Cards selection next to reversed card
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 743
Gordon Bean, Jim Patton Covered Double Shot two spectators end up with their card when deck is dribbled underneath handkerchief
Related to 2003 Penumbra (Issue 5) 5
Karl Fulves Spot-On Die six card packet, selection found by spelling rolled number on die, repeat
Inspired by
  • Spotter Die (DeLand)
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 10
Karl Fulves Mental Case spectator removes mate of another person's selection from part of deck without knowing it
Inspired by
  • "Mental Deck" (Theodore DeLand)
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 52