21 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Deck / Rough and Smooth Decks / Mirage Forcing Deck
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Ralph W. Hull The Mirage Principle svengali pack with rough-smooth principle and cards are short and also narrow
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 253
Ralph W. Hull Mirage Deck deck changes in duplicates of selection, svengali/mirage deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 253
Ralph W. Hull The Eye Popper svengali/mirage deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 254
Orville Wayne Meyer Phoned Thots mirage deck
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 478
Jack Vosburgh Double Edged Sword of Might two card prediction, one-ahead, mirage deck
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 122) 713
Eddie Joseph A Remarkable Coincidence two cards chosen from two decks match, repeat, two-way Mirage decks
1942 Greater Card Tricks 71
U. F. Grant Any Number over Telephone rough-smooth forcing deck, a person called who should name any odd number
Related to Dec. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
Jochen Zmeck, Ralph W. Hull Schneller als das Auge ambitious phases with mirage deck, also as double ambitious phase
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 14
Al Koran Erfüllte Gedankenwünsche two cards selected and spectators find them with small number or stop, two-card mirage deck, partial rough-smooth
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 23
Jochen Zmeck Mein Rauh-Glatt-Forcierspiel partially roughed Svengali deck, mirage
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 10
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
Sam Dalal Double Vision two cards predicted on paper slips, using ballpoint pen with pencil lead, mirage deck
Also published here
  • Magigram (Rough-Smooth part, by Sam Dalal)
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 743
Robert Parrish Mental Opener spectator names number and that card is counted to face-up, number and card predicted, mirage deck, miscalling number
Summer 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 763
Eric Williams Forcing from Mirage Deck counting face-up
Summer 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio) 763
Karl Fulves The Svengali Principle explaining the principle, with reproduced ad by Burling Hull from 1909
  • short ends
  • short corners
  • scallop shorts (& combined cuts)
  • roughed Svengali deck
1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 10
Richard Bartram, Jr. Point of Thought spectator thinks of a card and removes this with two others from a deck, performer removes card with arrow from second deck, it points to thought-of card and matches it
VariationsAlso published here
  • Mystification
1993 Card File 200
Richard Bartram, Jr. Point of Thought two decks, performer removes card with arrow on back which points on selection in other deck, when card is turned over it is the same card, with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck
1993 Mystification 41
Karl Fulves Full Disclosure performer deals, Mirage deck
1996 13 Prophets 11
David Acer Nomen Omen names written on backs of every card, one card chosen from front and one from back, other side of each card predicted
Also published here
  • first marketed 1990 by Camirand Academy of Magic
2011 More Power to You 59
Mike Pisciotta The Rashomon Effect three spectators select cards, they turn out to be the same, half Mirage deck
Also published here 2016 From the Depths 28
Mike Pisciotta The Rashomon Effect three spectators select cards, they turn out to be the same, half Mirage deck
Also published here 2019 As Within, So Without 15