119 entries in Propless / Memory Stunts
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Henri Decremps Démonstration de mémoire avec un livre de 100 pages de chiffres Memory demonstration with a 100-page book of numbers
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 319
Unknown Faire croire que l'on connait le calendrier par coeur Make believe that we know the calendar by heart (human calendar)
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 327
Unknown Das Zahlenerraten fifty cards with long numbers, apparently they are memorized and can be called out at request
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 25
Unknown Der Gedächtniskünstler im Salon order of cards read off to medium who then directs the spectator to lay out the cards so that they end up sorted in new deck order, three methods
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 79
Unknown Magische Gedächtniskunst
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 175
Unknown Magische Gedächtniskunst continuation of explanation
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 180
Unknown Neue Methode, um den Tag eines beliebigen Datums erraten zu können "(Berechnet für das 19. Jahrhundert.)"
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7) 104
Carl L. Curiel Cäsars Riesengedächtnis thirty objects on blank cards memorized in order
Related toAlso published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 75
Carl L. Curiel Cäsars Riesengedächtnis second part of explanation
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 91
C. Wichmann Die natürliche Gedächtniskunst memorizing one hundred objects, mnemonic system
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 8) 120
Ben-Zur Ben-Zur's Riesengedächtnis two or three hundred cards with numbers distributed, spectators write words on them and read them out, performer remembers all, assistant behind stage writes them down and whispers
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 2) 30
Unknown Wie man für jedes Datum verflossener oder auch zukünftiger Jahre den betreffenden Wochentag finden kann
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9) 141
Carl Willmann Zur Gedächtniskunst
Related to
  • Willmann's Moderne Wunder, p. 223
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 10) 156
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr clock dial with months, days and years on it
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 7) 108
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr second part
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 122
S. v. S. Die Kalender-Uhr third part
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 138
Unknown Zu erraten, an welchem Wochentage Jemand geboren ist
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 111
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik IV.
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 157
Carl L. Curiel XXI. Das Gedächtnis im kommenden Jahrhundert thirty objects on blank cards memorized in order, two methods
Also published here Moderne Magie 194
Paul von Kalnassy Etwas über Gedächtniskunst
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9) 148
Unknown The Giant Memory ten to fifteen people roll a die, performer remembers all the numbers
The Art of Magic 343
Oswald Rae Miracles of Memory mental arithmetic, and list of words, interesting solution and presentation for the mental arithmetic
Sub Rosa 91
Oswald Rae Mechanical Method props to help memorizing numbers
Sub Rosa 98
H. Adrian Smith Memorizing a List of Objects
Greater Magic 907
Al Baker Phenomenal Memory
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 231
Walter B. Gibson Mind Over Money memorizing the serial number of a bill and other ideas about quickly memorizing things on a bill
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 3
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley Memory Plus Miracles list of twenty words is memorized by performer, then medium is called, who divines words too, carbon envelope
Gems of Mental Magic 21
John Brown Cook, Arthur H. Buckley New Bills for Old ten serial numbers are noted on a blackboard, performer is blindfolded and can call out all the numbers
Gems of Mental Magic 44
Al Baker No-Nomonics linking initals with objects
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 301
Tom Fitzgerald ABECEDARIAN stunt where alphabet is written alternately forwards and backwards
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 759
John Hamilton Nameology giving people seven-figure numbers, being able to name them again years later
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 289) 1155
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist without Cards twenty signed cards are returned later to correct persons, Gibson's Super Memory with business cards, see p. 1177 for corrections
Inspired by The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 292) 1168
Martin Gardner Calendar Memorizing Bibliography and suggested reading list for memorizing calendars
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 50
Tony Corinda The Amazing Memory Test
  • The First Stage (the system)
  • The Second Stage (connecting the objects to the learned list)
  • The Application of The Amazing Memory System
  • Calling the Objects Back
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 61
Tony Corinda The Photographic Memory list of numbers
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 80
Tony Corinda The Knight's Tour
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 67
Tony Corinda Chess Trickery
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 68
Tony Corinda The Foolproof System of Chess playing against several players simultaneously and winning the majority of them
Related to Mnemonics and Mental Systems 68
Tony Corinda To Play Unlimited Games at Once other system for The Foolproof System of Chess, more people
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 69
Tony Corinda (11) Memory Systems
Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 141
Tony Corinda A Day for any Date
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 71
Tony Corinda Summary of the Day for any Date System
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 72
Tony Corinda Performance of the "A Day for any Date" Effect
Mnemonics and Mental Systems 72
Robert A. Nelson Perpetual Calendar chart, no memory system
More Miracles in Mentalism 31
Tom Sellers A Pseudo Memory Feat cities and numbers, on cards, when spectator names city performer knows number
Magic of the Mind 66
Harry Lorayne The Memory Magic Square combination of magic square and memorizing list of random objects
Reputation-Makers 193
Paul Siegel Master Mind
Doorway to Delusion 31
Tom Sellers Want Ad Test apparently contents of newspaper ads memorized (Stanley Jaks presentation), see also p. 565
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 520
Jack Kent Tillar The Pill! super memory presentation, memory pill, letters, numbers and order of playing cards
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 111) 551
Jack Kent Tillar Develop a 'Powerhouse' Memory
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 111) 555
Zorka Code in the Head
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 104) 518
Francis Carlyle More Tips and Bits
  • memory stunt linked to David Roth
  • Laurie Irelnd Charlier Pass Peek
  • Dunninger using prominent people
  • remembering serial number of bill
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 129
Unknown Mnemonic Code letters / numbers, Numerical Dictionary
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 134
Burling Hull Master Memory Feats about six hundred digits in a grid brought by the performer, demonstration of having it memorized
The Amazing World of Mentalism 23
Paul Rylander Word Gauge list of words made on business cards, memory stunt, graphology and prediction in wallet
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 220) 1099
Unknown The Master Memory System No. 85, number association with key words
Self-Working Number Magic 109
Unknown Instant Memory No. 86
Self-Working Number Magic 111
Unknown Double Master No. 87, doubling the number of objects/key words
Self-Working Number Magic 114
Unknown Mind Erasing No. 89, list of objects memorized, spectator names all numbers except one, last one is named by performer, memory stunt, clocking
Variations Self-Working Number Magic 116
Sam Schwartz Digit Memory No. 93, list of ten objects memorized, spectator names all numbers except one, last one is named by performer, memory stunt, using fingers
Inspired by Self-Working Number Magic 123
Unknown Dollar-Bill Poker No. 5, apparently serial number is remembered, missing digit named, addition
Related to Self-Working Number Magic 6
Karl Fulves Giant Memory chapter intro
Self-Working Number Magic 109
Unknown Serial Secret No. 88, how to really memorize the serial number of a bill quickly
Related to Self-Working Number Magic 115
Jerry K. Hartman, Karl Fulves Memorease No. 91, spectator can memorize large number, also letters
Also published here Self-Working Number Magic 118
Paul Harris Remembering Names gag tip
A Close-Up Kinda Guy 22
Harlan Tarbell The Tarbell Rapid Memory Act
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 153
Unknown The Chess Knight's Tour
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 148
Sam Schwartz Keys for Month & Date
  • A Month Like Any Other
  • The System In Detail
  • The Key For The Month
  • The Key For The Date
  • The Key For The Year
  • Day Of The Week
  • What To Remember
  • How To Practice
Variations Day For Any Date 2
Karl Fulves Portable Calendar for practicing the system, seven cards, the one that falls on day of chosen date is predicted
Day For Any Date 8
Karl Fulves Cast A Card
Day For Any Date 10
Sam Schwartz Keys for Year & Leap Year
  • The Key For The Year
  • How To Practice
  • Leap Years
  • Target Date
Day For Any Date 12
Sam Schwartz Final Practice
Day For Any Date 17
Sam Schwartz Short Cuts
Day For Any Date 20
Sam Schwartz The Sam Schwartz System
  • The System In Summary
  • Refinements
  • Years At A Glance
  • Double Digit Years
  • The System At Work
Day For Any Date 22
Karl Fulves Date Deck cards with week days, months, days, week day found for given date
Day For Any Date 28
Karl Fulves Notes On The Date Deck
  • The Last Ten Years
  • Short Cuts
  • Open Dates
Day For Any Date 30
Karl Fulves The Optioned Future seven piles formed, spectator thinks of one in the pile that matches the week day he is born in, divined and predicted
Related to Day For Any Date 31
Karl Fulves Mystique woman choses week day, man month and day, they match, variation with chosen card
Day For Any Date 33
Karl Fulves Betting The Furure card chosen via date, predicted
Day For Any Date 37
Karl Fulves The Tomorrow Card
Day For Any Date 39
Sam Schwartz The Sam Schwartz Presentation
Day For Any Date 41
Karl Fulves Pickpocket a dozen people put a chip in either left or right pocket, performer memorizes all
Combo 30
Karl Fulves Trick Dice die moved via quarter turns on grid, top numbers listed, performer memorizes the list
Combo 34
Karl Fulves One & One is Ten combo system introduction
Combo 5
Karl Fulves The Value of Color combo system
Combo 6
Karl Fulves Practice practicing combo memory system
Combo 11
Karl Fulves Time Flies "Short Takes"
method to calculate key
Inspired byRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 8) 231
Karl Fulves Lightning Numbers (added to later edition, no year given)
Related to Day For Any Date 44
Grant Stuart Sphinx Perpetual Calendar table in which the day of any date can be looked up
Related to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 157
David Berglas Te Bah Pla and Name Discovery performer writes alphabet backwards while reciting it normally, then a name is divined
The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 497
David Berglas The Human Calendar names and birthdates are remembered, later the performer recalls the names and puts the spectators in order according to their day of birth
The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 507
Chuck Hickok Bonus Demonstration One: Learning the Almost Impossible teaching the audience to say the alphabet backwards in five minutes
Mentalism, Incorporated 140
Chuck Hickok Bonus Demonstration Three: Mega-Memory Miracle memorizing sets of mixed design / picture cards
Inspired by
  • Bob Cassidy's "Memorized Deck Routine" in "The Art of Mentalism II"
Related to
Mentalism, Incorporated 159
Chuck Hickok Mega Memory Kicker cards which were not used are named, with picture / design cards
Related to Mentalism, Incorporated 170
Karl Fulves Pick Your Poison objects in a row memorized, presentation with poison via Borgia effect by Oscar Weigle (The Dragon magazine), see p. 93 for method
Off The Books (Issue 6) 89
Karl Fulves Dunkin' Digits remembering a row of donuts and spoons as memory stung
Combo II 12
Karl Fulves Hoops Knows B-Ball string of 2s and 3s (on cardboard) remembered
Combo II 15
Karl Fulves Fractions And Cents heads and tails sequence remembered as memory stunt
Combo II 17
Karl Fulves You're A Five spectator choses one of many photos, performer describes it correctly
Combo II 17
Barrie Richardson Thoughts on the Memorized Magazine Demonstration
Act Two 299
Karl Fulves The Link To Playing Cards binary features of playing cards, combo system for colors
Related to Combo II 8
Barrie Richardson The Modest Memory Routine fifteen cards are selected and memorized together with the audience by explaining a peg system, either for real or with switch
Act Two 29
Karl Fulves Newmismatics memorizing a long row of objects
Word Play 8
Karl Fulves Coloratura sixteen cups in three different colors and paper balls of the same colors, random balls put under cups, performer memorizes all
Word Play 40
Karl Fulves Sort By Thought $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills, three each, order memorized by performer
Word Play 45
Karl Fulves Dice Tracking memorizing string of numbers rolled by dice
Word Play 48
Karl Fulves Digit Daze memorizing digits
Word Play 49
Karl Fulves Newmonics memorizing a string of numbers
Word Play 5
Karl Fulves The Narrative
Word Play 6
Karl Fulves The Expert Memorizes Cards on memorizing a string of cards
Word Play 7
Karl Fulves Erdnase Cheats memorizing short sequence of cards
Word Play 10
Karl Fulves Word Play system for memorizing twelve cards
  • The Suit System
  • Coding For Value
  • Naming The Jacks
  • Verbs For Jacks
  • Objects For Jacks
  • The system thus far
  • The System For Kings
  • The System For Queens
  • How To Practice
Inspired byRelated to Word Play 13
Karl Fulves You Must Remember This commentary on the memory system
Word Play 25
Karl Fulves And Don't Forget... non-card situations for the Word Play memory system
Word Play 64
Karl Fulves The Automatic Mind on memory systems, also for ESP cards
Word Play 65
Oliver Meech Google Guessing Performer memorises the top result for different search words on Google
Plot Twists 58
Colin McLeod Mesmerised Deck cards are shuffled and numbered from 1 to 52 with a pen, memorized by performer, teaching list of objects
Divine 60
Al Baker Trick Problem divining cards and memorising names of spectators
Related to
  • Al Baker, "Just a Sweet Cake", 1941
Hidden Agenda (Issue Oct 21) 302
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The 40 Digit Hyperbrain Act forty numbers from billets written on grid on slate, miscalling, number sequence recalled by blindfolded performer, square root calculation with selected numbers, sum given
  • Required Mathematics
Related to Parlour Tricks 301