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Unknown To tell what Card a Person pitches on, without seeing the Card till you find it in the Pack cards shown one by one and stopped at selection, simple overhand shuffle control
Breslaw's Last Legacy 65
Unknown For a Person to chuse a Card, you not supposed to know what it is, and then for the Person to hold the Cards between his Finger and Thumb, to strike them all out of his Hand but the very Card he had taken. "This is called the Nerve Trick"
Breslaw's Last Legacy 61
Unknown Faire tirer une carte et la retrouver sur un paquet chosen card found on top of designated packet, four packets, palmed card replaced
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 120
Unknown Moyen sur de gagner un pari aux cartes, en faisant sortir avec la pointe d'un couteau, une carte que les spectateurs croient être sous le jeu finding a card with the tip of a knife, sucker element, spectators think the card is on the bottom
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 172
Unknown Faire tirer des cartes par différentes personnes; les bien mêler ensemble par différents mélanges; montrer ensuite qu'elles ne sont ni dessus ni dessous, et les tirer du jeu d'un coup de main four selected cards are found after the deck has been shuffled with four air-pressure turnover revelations, nine classic passes are involved
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 127
Unknown Faire tirer une carte, la mêler avec les autres... La faire rester seule dans la main gauche en faisant tomber les autres par terre chosen card remains in one hand after the rest of deck has been hit by the other hand
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 132
Unknown Second Method 21 card trick, also with general number
Variations Modern Magic 43
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern
Modern Magic 55
Unknown A Card having been thought of, to make such Card Vanish from the Pack, and be Discovered wherever the Performer pleases 27 cards, card palmed out and multiple endings suggested (pocket, transformation, on chair, ...)
Modern Magic 83
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
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
Modern Magic 116
Unknown Several Persons having each drawn Two Cards, which have been Returned and Shuffled, to make each Couple Appear in Succession, one at the top and the other at the bottom of the Pack "The Ladies' Looking-glass", favorite of Comte
Modern Magic 99
Unknown Various Modes of Disclosing a Discovered Card - First Method deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face"
Modern Magic 44
Unknown Fourth Method equivoque procedure
Modern Magic 45
Unknown A Card having been Chosen and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to Produce the Chosen Card instantly in various ways long card or stripper deck, see following tricks
Modern Magic 62
Unknown The Jumping Cards "Two or three Cards having been drawn, returned, and shuffled, to make them jump out of the Pack"
using prop box
Modern Magic 130
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
Modern Magic 106
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck
Modern Magic 62
Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions
Modern Magic 44
Unknown To Divide the Pack into several Packets on the Table, allowing the Company to stop you at any Moment, and to cause the Top Card of the Heap last made to Change into the Chosen Card wide card as key card
Modern Magic 65
Unknown To Cut at the Chosen Card stripper, long card, or ungaffed after spectator shuffle (palm)
Modern Magic 62
Unknown To discover a card mentally selected
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Tricks with Cards 68
Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table
Tricks with Cards 87
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
Tricks with Cards 132
Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge)
Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown The Magic Mirror deck laid on mirror, name appears on mirror (breathing glass), mirror turned, only selection sticks to mirror
Tricks with Cards 179
Louis Comte The Ladies' Looking-Glass last pair caught from shower of cards
Tricks with Cards 117
Unknown Clairvoyance by Touch chosen card is extracted from deck in spectator's pocket, the repeat in which spectator extracts right card
Tricks with Cards 113
Unknown To discover a Chosen Card by the Throw of a Pair of Dice forcing pack
Tricks with Cards 92
Unknown Tricks with Long Cards simple location of a card, either by using long card as key or by forcing long card
Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown Multiple Selection Routine five cards in five different ways
Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
Tricks with Cards 168
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it
Tricks with Cards 187
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch
Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown The Charmed Bullet and the Black Cloth Target nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
Tricks with Cards 182
Unknown The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontally
Related to Tricks with Cards 185
Unknown The Magic Star and Cabalistic Pointer six cards in star configuration, an arrow pivots and stops at selections
Tricks with Cards 201
Unknown, Prof. M. Verbeck "Stop!" "Three Cards having been drawn by Three different Persons, to make them appear at such Numbers in the Pack as the Drawers or any other Person my select"
three-way or two-way forcing pack
Tricks with Cards 125
Unknown The "Nerve" Feat deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face", see also page 42
Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown Methods of Identifying a Chosen Card - Fourth Method concave bridge in rest of deck
More Magic 22
Unknown Sixth Method
Inspired by More Magic 23
Unknown The ''Twenty-Seven Card" Trick "To cause a Card selected by oneSpectator to appear at such number in the Pack as another Spectator may indicate"
piles picked up according to a table so thought-of card ends up in any position
More Magic 32
Unknown The Black Cloth Target. Another Magic Pistol nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
More Magic 111
Gordon Wigan To Change Three Cards, placed in the Pocket of a Spectator, into Three Others previously chosen
Related to More Magic 48
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan
More Magic 22
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
More Magic 40
Unknown The Magnetic Wand and Walking Card selection lifted out of deck which rests in spectator's pocket
More Magic 124
Bland The Enchanted Hand-Mirror deck on hand-held mirror, mirror turned over, only selection sticks, magnetism
More Magic 128
Unknown Der magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword
Der Kartenkünstler 4
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
Der Kartenkünstler 106
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 30, selection found by weighing each card
Der Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte aufzufinden No. 29, key card palmed onto selection
Der Kartenkünstler 34
Unknown Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher No. 34, four cards chosen, deck placed in spectator's pocket, number named, cards removed and card at that number is first selection, repeated three more times
Der Kartenkünstler 40
Unknown Non plus ultra No. 49, spectator removes three cards from new deck and places them under handkerchief, performer touches cards through handkerchief, they are replaced and found, punched through handkerchief
Der Kartenkünstler 58
Unknown Die Karten in der Brusttasche No. 1, deck placed in breast pocket of spectator, selections from another deck inserted in pocketed deck, performer takes them out by touch, one deck slightly bigger
Der Kartenkünstler 3
Unknown Das Nennen jeder Karte im Spiel oder das bezauberte Messer borrowed pocket knife stabbed into borrowed deck, performer repeatedly names card above knife, bottom card glimpsed and slipped to stabbed spot
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Unknown Der Degen im Frieden card thought of and removed from new deck and noted on piece of paper, shuffled back and deck distributed on floor, stabbed with optionally borrowed sword
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 138
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deck
Related to Der Kartenkünstler 75
Unknown Die magnetische Karte No. 42, performer holds cards, spectator slaps deck out of hand and only selection remains, magnetic force presentation
Der Kartenkünstler 51
Unknown Non plus ultra Eine Kartensoirée No. 7
four cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly with needle attached to ring
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 42
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer No. 21, card named above knife pushed-in by spectator, bottom card dragged along
Der Kartenkünstler 26
Unknown Die Anziehungskraft des Goldes No. 9, spectator places object on a card, it is the selection
Der Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Kartenspiel und Würfel card chosen and lost, six piles made by performer, spectator throws die and the number indicates the pile with the selection
  • 1. Ausführung (six banks of the same six cards each, separated by wide cards)
  • 2. Ausführung (ungaffed)
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 67
Unknown Vingt-un Twenty-One Card Trick, but card is at the end palmed out and an envelope with a duplicate from an envelope index presented
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 97
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Related toAlso published here Der moderne Kartenkünstler 111
Unknown Prädestinieren remember and forget with one spectator and additional prediction in double envelope
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 47
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das mysteriöse Würfelchen selection in deck, deck dealt into six piles, spectator throws die which identifies the pile with the selection
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 231
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 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 51
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer spectator stabs knife into shuffled deck, performer names card, bottom card slipped into position
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 28
Unknown Noli me tangere several cards on table, spectators turn cards end for end and performer identifies which ones, one-way punch mark
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Einzig unfehlbare Manier, um vom Publikum gemerkte Karten zu erraten strange force of fourth card from top
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 29
Unknown Die rätselhafte Harmonie spectator choses same card as other spectator, key card
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown Der Degen im Frieden card stabbed on floor, control with short deck and deck switch
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 224
Unknown Das Wiederfinden der Karten two cards are lost and found, divided deck, either red-black or odd-even
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
Unknown Eine Karte am Gewicht zu erkennen selection found by carefully weighing cards one by one
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 75
Unknown Eine Karte am Geruch erkennen locating a card because of its smell, key card
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown Nennen mehrerer gezogener Karten cards chosen, then deck switched and cards returned, cards identified because they are twice in deck or because one deck is short
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Das Erraten einer gedachten Karte spectator remembers card and its position
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 62
Unknown Das Wiederfinden zweier Karten matrix-layout, magician's choice of two cards
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 50
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
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 38
Unknown Die Macht des Goldes spectator places coin on card, it's the selection, two methods
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 65
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 2. second application, two cards chosen among ten card packet and then located
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 119
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Non plus ultra several cards chosen, placed under handkerchief, then shuffled into deck, found by performer, cards punched on the fly
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler four selections shuffled into deck, piles made and selection choses pile with selections
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 79
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Prädestinationsgabe two decks, spectator remembers one and its position in one deck, then he counts down in second deck from position to previously predicted number, selection is there
Also published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 161
Unknown The Lost Found performer removes sets of four cards from behind back and asks whether selection is among them, once the spectator says yes the card is located, estimation of position of card
Related to New Era Card Tricks 71
Unknown II. Methode spectator says stop during deal and remembers the card
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 150
Unknown Air Pressure Turnover
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 151
Unknown Apparent Second Sight freely chosen cards are located behind back, secret punching of selections through handkerchief
Related to New Era Card Tricks 76
Unknown I. Methode spectator says stop during deal and remembers the card, key card location
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 150
Unknown The Spectator as Conjurer spectator shoots chosen number of pins on shower of cards with pistol, they're found in selection
New Era Card Tricks 95
Unknown Four Cards Caught At The Finger Tips duplicates
New Era Card Tricks 103
Unknown Free Choice & Deck Switch card freely chosen, then deck switched and card returned, card located because it is twice in the deck
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 64
Unknown Das Auffinden einer gedachten Karte spectator remembers card and its position from top by stopping performer's deal, deck cut (bottom card is key card), card ends up at its original position
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 149
Unknown The Card, Ribbon and Envelope selection in deck, other selection pierced an threaded on ribbon, ribbon-card changes to first selection, second selection travels to envelop
New Era Card Tricks 106
Unknown The Pierced Card blindfolded, deck crimp location
New Era Card Tricks 136
Unknown The Acrobatic Cards four cards jump out of borrowed hat
Related to New Era Card Tricks 180
Unknown Transformation via Top Change wrong card changes into right one via top change, short routine
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 54
Unknown Die Karten auf Wanderschaft four pairs of cards chosen, Ladies' Looking Glass revelation, last pair apparently forgotten and then caught from shower
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 182
Martignoni Die Anziehungskraft der Erde deck held upright in hand, selection drops out, using two halves that are solid blocks (glued or sewn in a way that they can be slightly spread and riffled)
Also published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 11) 166
Hugo Schrader Das Erraten dreier gedachter Karten three people are shown two cards each, they should remember one of them, they's found, two divided picture cards and a Seven/Eight of Clubs
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 124
Unknown Muscle Reading Location
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 85
Eduard W. Lufa Zum Kartenkunststück "Denken und Vergessen" details on the strike second deal which was not explained earlier, bottom deal mentioned
Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 134
Eduard W. Lufa Halt! three cards selected, card dealt into hat one by one, each spectator says stop during the deal and the performer is holding the spectator's selection at that moment, second deck cut into four piles, one pile selected and all its cards predicted in envelope, then first deck changes into one-way force deck of each of the three selections one by one
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 10) 147
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 6) 86
David Tobias Bamberg "Die wievielte Karte?" spectator cuts to a card and replaces, then remembers its position from the face, performer claims to make it the twenty-sixth card, count started from remembered position
Related toVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 100
Unknown Der Kartenteller No. 5, three cards chosen, deck placed on plate and covered with paper or handkerchief, selections shoot out from plate into audience one by one, secret mechanism at bottom of plate
Related to Der Amateurzauberer 68
Martignoni Die Anziehungskraft der Erde No. 13, deck held upright in hand, selection drops out, using two halves that are solid blocks
Also published here Der Amateurzauberer 88
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 19
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste I."
with three divided cards
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 20
Francis King Das Erraten einer gedachten Karte card and its position remembered, performer removes a card and places it in his pocket, position counted to and card is gone, it is shown to be the one in the pocket
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5) 70
Carl Willmann Die Karte aus der Brusttasche deck placed in pocket, cards removed one by one, at named position the selection is removed, also with multiple selections
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 3
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 84
S. W. Erdnase The Divining Rod blindfolded
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 174
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card table with deck on top tilted, only selection remains on table, thread with wax
The Modern Conjurer 71
Unknown Leaving Selected Card in Hand of Spectator hitting deck out of his hand
The Expert at the Card Table 169
Unknown Der Kartenfang am Taschentuch deck thrown up by spectator, ungaffed handkerchief shaken into shower and selection appears at end of handkerchief
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 36
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Card Shuffled into Pack Blindfolded
The Modern Conjurer 102
Unknown Catching Two Cards at Fingertips "Favorite Sleights for Terminating Tricks"
The Expert at the Card Table 169
S. W. Erdnase The Top and Bottom Production ladies looking glass
The Expert at the Card Table 200
Phantome Das Herausfinden zweier von einer fremden Person gezogenen Karten aus dem Spiel two cards found behind back, duplicates
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 165
Unknown Die drei Kartenakrobaten deck tossed up onto head of performer, three selections remain standing on performer's head
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 18
Carl Willmann Jetzt! stop trick with three cards, triple forcing deck
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 120
A. J. Die Anziehungskraft gezogener Karten spectator finds his own card, using an unexplained switch of a card for a palmed card
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 165
A. J. Gedankenerraten mit Hülfe eines Kartenspieles card and its position remembered and later card found and three other selections produced from pocket
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 167
Ben-Zur Das Band der Sympathie spectator stops performer's deal right at selection, spectator pulls ribbon at performer's wrist to indicate stop
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 37
C. O. Williams The Unique Card selection lost, three piles made, selection is bottom card of center pile
Modern Card Manipulation 43
Ben-Zur Unglaublich, aber wahr! deck shuffled, spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card and replaces top half, performer removes sets of four cards from behind back and asks whether selection is among them, once the spectator says yes the card is located, estimation of packet thickness
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 106
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card deck placed on table, table tilted forwards, only selection remains on table, wax on thread
Modern Card Manipulation 44
Carl Willmann Das Kartenrätsel four selections shuffled back, deck delt into piles of four cards each, all selections are in chosen pile
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 36
Unknown Ein nie versagender Trick card and its position remembered, dealing procedure, number asked for and card then located
Inspired by Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 122
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Cards Shuffled Into Pack Blindfolded
Modern Card Manipulation 72
Unknown Second Method - The Test of Nerve knocking cards except selection out of spectator's grip, "staring him in the face", showing it's not on top or bottom
The Art of Magic 43
John Northern Hilliard The Transfixed Pack deck wrapped in paper, knife thrust between selections, two methods, for credit information see Parrish reference
Variations The Art of Magic 52
Unknown Card Discovered by Sense of Touch touched card appears face-up on deck after shuffle
The Art of Magic 98
Unknown The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection
The Art of Magic 127
T. Nelson Downs The Ubiquitous Cards (Second Method) two peeked-at cards appear when spectator calls stop
The Art of Magic 162
Unknown Divination Extraordinaire ten cards chosen and returned, performer deals deck into four piles, one contains all selections
The Art of Magic 173
Unknown The Transfixed Cards
The Art of Magic 174
Nate Leipzig The Ubiquitous Cards three peeked-at cards, three times stop trick performed, last time with spectator dealing, with variation with numbers instead of "stop"
The Art of Magic 157
Unknown The Card in the Pocket card and its position thought-of, divined and placed in pocket, Lazy Man's Card to Pocket, two handling
Related to The Art of Magic 92
T. Nelson Downs Fourth Method spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack, "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his Waterloo in this experiment"
The Art of Magic 152
Unknown Third Method four cards laid out on table, spectator throws die and counts to card which is selection
The Art of Magic 44
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Zweite Ausführung)
Also published here Kartenkünste 93
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Erste Ausführung)
Also published here Kartenkünste 86
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Dritte Ausführung) using mis-spotted card
Also published here Kartenkünste 98
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Zweite Ausführung) two selections shuffled back, performer locates first card from another deck in his pocket, it changes into second selection which is given away
Also published here Kartenkünste 178
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Erste Ausführung) two cards are selected from a deck, performer finds same card in second deck placed in his pocket
Also published here Kartenkünste 6
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 Kartenkünste 69
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket
Also published here Magical Titbits 19
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket
Also published here Later Magic 573
Stanley Collins Will! fifteen cards stick to the hand, all fall except three selections, gaffed card and ring
Original Magical Creations 36
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mind Reading No. 2, card trick performed via mail, deck riffle shuffled once and cut in two halves, one card moved from one half to the other and either half mailed back
Also published here Thirty Card Mysteries 12
Charles T. Jordan Close Range Mind Reading No. 1, cards riffle shuffled once, low values removed, remaining thirty-two cards dealt into two piles, one card moved over and located, interlocking chains
Thirty Card Mysteries 11
Charles T. Jordan A Novel Detection No. 4, spectator counts down cards and remembers the last one, halves riffle shuffled together, interlocking chains
Thirty Card Mysteries 22
Charles T. Jordan The Premo No. 3, card located after three riffle shuffles, interlocking chains, optional with marked deck or blindfolded
Thirty Card Mysteries 17
Charles T. Jordan Change Your Mind? No. 27, one of two cards thought-of, replaced, found
Thirty Card Mysteries 72
Charles T. Jordan The Full Hand No. 7, four spectators select four cards each, those sixteen cards are riffle shuffled by performer and dropped in hat, performer takes out the cards of each spectator without looking
Thirty Card Mysteries 30
Charles T. Jordan The Pack that Cuts Itself No. 19, rubber banded deck cuts itself at selection
Variations Thirty Card Mysteries 56
Charles T. Jordan The Dealing Dovetail Detection No. 5, card is found after lots of real shuffling
Thirty Card Mysteries 25
James J. Moren With the Mind's Eye No. 8, dressed-up key card location, blindfolded
Thirty Card Mysteries 35
Charles T. Jordan The Bare-Faced Detection No. 13, card chosen by cutting, found with the faced towards the spectators at all times
Related to
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
Thirty Card Mysteries 45
Charles T. Jordan Leave it to the Aces No. 22, Aces pushed in deck, named Ace lies next to selection, using Diagonal Palm Shift
Variations Thirty Card Mysteries 64
Charles T. Jordan The Five Guesses No. 10, by asking five questions selection is found
Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 23
Charles T. Jordan The New Pack Detection No. 7, deck is split in two and two cards selected and exchanged, both cards are divined
Also published here Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 15
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver No. 8, single card location, from new deck order
Also published here Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan Divino No. 5, deck dealt into two piles, card at position in one half remembered, deck pocketed, number named, card at that position is selection
Related to Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 11
Charles T. Jordan The Stabbed Pair No. 6, spectator stabs knife in paper-wrapped deck between two selections
Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan The 49-Card Trick twenty-one card trick with forty-nine cards
Related to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 17
Charles T. Jordan The Master Stop Trick four cards are selected and placed back in the deck, spectator deals through the deck and performer stops him at the selections, except the last one which is found in the performer's pocket
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 7
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan The Four-to-One Detection similar to the 21 card trick, with sixteen cards, different layout & redistribution
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 10
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key
VariationsAlso published here The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The Discard Trick two cards chosen by fair cuts, spectator deals into piles and left-over cards are keys for selections
Related to
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Charles T. Jordan The Impenetrable Stop Trick performer tells spectator to stop when before he deals selection
Related to The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Charles T. Jordan The Dead Easy Location
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Oswald Rae A One-Handed Card Trick card from top reversed at bottom, Charlier Cut grip, as location of selected card
Between Ourselves 15
Oswald Rae A Novel Card Effect two selections are produced under handkerchief, duplicates
Between Ourselves 9
Oswald Rae New Card an Board two selections appear pinned on board, with drawing pins and handkerchief
Between Ourselves 1
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game Cards in four spectator's hands are slowly eliminated until only their selection remans in their hands
Related toAlso published here The Nikola Card System 44
Louis Nikola To Pick Out A Card Chosen And Replaced
The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola Locating Card chosen and lost, magician divines card and position in deck after shuffles and cuts
Also published here The Nikola Card System 27
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called For From the Pocket
Also published here The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind The Back
Also published here The Nikola Card System 41
Jack Merlin Inked Card as Key Card in tabled spread
Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Jack Merlin A Routine of Sleights at the Card Table
  • cards in spectator's pocket, card fished out very fast
  • second and bottom dealing expose
Merlin at the Card Table 2
Jack Merlin Production of Chosen Card by Riffling Pack from One Hand to the Other selection is at place where spectator stops, springing cards from one hand to the other
Also published here Merlin's Master Miracles 5
Jack Merlin Another Red and Black Effect a red card and a black card are selected, after the shuffle the deck is separated and in one hand are all red cards and the black selection and in the other hand vice versa
Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Here There and Everywhere ambitious card, then stop trick, twice the card is at the stopped position
Merlin's Master Miracles 15
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab
Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin Glide example as a stop trick
Merlin's Master Manipulations 8
Jack Merlin Crimp for a Table Spread crimping the selection while pushing the cards towards the spectator to be shuffled
Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Jack Merlin Vibrating Cards three selection produced one handed from the middle of the deck, pulled out with the thumb one by one
Merlin's Master Manipulations 13
Jack Merlin Causing A Spectator to Do a Change spectator tries to change card by slapping on it, selection is found on the bottom, joke
Also published here Merlin's Master Miracles 6
Jack Merlin Ink Card Used in Conjunction with Count Tricks
Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin The Tip Up Find spectator cuts to selection
Also published here Merlin's Master Miracles 6
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
Sub Rosa 14
Oswald Rae Rae's Ten-Card Trick spectator removes ten cards and selects one, performer puts cards in pocket and removes selection, duplicates
Sub Rosa 1
Tom Sellers Card and Number card found at number the performer says
Magical Pleasantries 22
Laurie Ireland The Two Card Trick spectator picks any named card, brief, memorized deck
Ireland Writes a Book 18
Theodore Annemann The Genii Cut-Deck Location deck cut behind performer's back, one-way pack
Related to The Book Without A Name 33
Theodore Annemann Whichever You Please
The Book Without A Name 16
Tom Sellers Tips
Magical Pleasantries 16
Tom Sellers Turn Up cards dropped onto table one by one, only selection turns over
Magical Pleasantries 14
Theodore Annemann Count Your Card! spectator counts down, uses this value to count down again, third time selection shows up
Variations The Book Without A Name 17
Theodore Annemann One in Fourteen deck is cut, card remembered and shuffled among thirteen other cards, selection is found
The Book Without A Name 13
Laurie Ireland The Card and Mousetrap
Ireland Writes a Book 32
Tom Sellers Push - A Novel Card Trick packed pushed from deck with pencil
Magical Pleasantries 15
Laurie Ireland A Card is Called For spectator cuts at any named card, brief, memorized deck
Ireland Writes a Book 18
Tom Sellers A Deceptive Card Trick
Sellers' Secrets 9
Theodore Annemann The Four-Pile Location one-way backs
The Book Without A Name 30
Laurie Ireland They Do It Themselves Card Trick dubious method
Ireland Writes a Book 8
Al Baker Al Baker's Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 486
Lu Brent Can You Imagine!! (An unusual card effect) Spectator apparently able to predict magician's selected card
Novel Magic 36
Ralph W. Hull (4) Spectator's Name Spells Card performer stabs reversed card in deck behind back, from that point on the spectator's name is used to spell to card
"Eye-Openers" 12
Ralph W. Hull Topsy Turvy Cards: (1) A Card Detective reversed card appears in deck, its value is used to count to selection
"Eye-Openers" 10
Al Baker The Two-Card Location one-way
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 481
Unknown The Three Packets
Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 77
Victor Farelli The "Do-it-Yourself" Discovery spectator stabs top card reversed next to his selection behind the back
Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 95
Unknown Crimp and Riffle Location deck is crimped
Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 70
Tommy Tucker The Card Miracle
Expert Manipulative Magic 19
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Never Miss" Card Trick selection appears at chosen position, repeat with apparent failure and transformation
  • reverse count and packet turnover bluff
  • slip-back deal count
More "Eye-Openers" 19
Unknown Behind Back Stabbing Force
Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 8
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Al Baker "Say When!" two cards, partial forcing deck
Related to The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 91
Tom Sellers A Pretty Card Turnover air-pressure turnover in the hands, deck dropped and caught with same hand
More Secrets 15
Ralph W. Hull Magic Touch Versus Mental Thought card and its position thought-of, divined and placed in pocket, Lazy Man's Card to Pocket
Related to More "Eye-Openers" 14
Victor Farelli The Partagas "Sell"
Related to Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 79
Ernando Veneri The Veneri Discovery crimping selection as it is pushed into deck
Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 65
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle
Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Theodore Annemann The Last of the Think Stop Tricks two cards, think stop by selecting number between one and ten, duplicates
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 28
Theodore Annemann The Challenge of the Year long distance location, one-way backs
Related toAlso published here SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 15
Al Baker Out on Location interesting
Also published here The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 489
Theodore Annemann Fair and Square suit rotation stack
Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 24
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More
Related toVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 9
Tom Sellers Steps unusual selection procedure
Card Tricks That Work 3
Tom Sellers Stop! using hat with slit
Card Tricks That Work 17
Theodore Annemann The $ 1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky
Related toVariations SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 43
Theodore Annemann A Quaint Happening two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck by counting down value of selection
Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 36
Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Al Baker A Dirty Trick stacked, daub
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 493
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Eight-In-A-Row Location location from a packet, one-way backs
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 13
Unknown A Rising Card Comedy apparently invisible thread makes card move
Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 52
Theodore Annemann An Alternate Detection alternating one-way backs
Related toVariationsAlso published here SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 11
Tom Sellers Take It or Leave It selection remains in spectator's grip when deck is pulled out, variation of "hitting the pack" stunt
Card Tricks That Work 18
Theodore Annemann The Tune Detective card found by dealing to selected song lyric / beat
Related toAlso published here SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 31
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection
Mental Magic with Cards 13
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Russell T. Wise The Card That Isn't! wrong tabled card shows up again, see also Fechter's "I've Got A Surprise For You!"
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 23
Unknown Various Presentations of the One Way Deck Principle
Mental Magic with Cards 20
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 114
Al Baker Gee!! Deck vanish
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 103
Unknown The Moving Finger
Mental Magic with Cards 11
Unknown The Automatic Speller no-touch, procedure heavy
Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 101
Theodore Annemann A Cute and Quick Location value of another card is used to count down to selection
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 69
El Ray The Fan Location crimp below fan
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 54
Al Baker Pass the Salt! using salt, one card of three
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 116
Theodore Annemann November 1935 on Burling Hull, Phil Smith, Howard Albright and the mechanical Gileegaloo Bird that finds a card, Mr. Rouclere
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 65
Unknown The Six Piles six cards on top and bottom of a suit
Mental Magic with Cards 12
Theodore Annemann A Trick with the Fan Location card selected from face-up deck is found face-down
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Al Baker Your Pulse Tells spectator's index finger finds card, thick card ("click")
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 108
Unknown Thought Card Discovered pin marking through handkerchief
Mental Magic with Cards 13
Theodore Annemann The Face Up - Face Down Location using one-way faces and backs
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 44
Orville Wayne Meyer The Ribbon That Made Good ribbon attached to wrong card, when pulled out is right card, sticky card
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Nate Leipzig A Novel Reverse Discovery Leipzig Opener
Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 96
Audley Walsh The 32 Card Mystery
Also published here The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 86
Victor Farelli Three Sevens Variation on 21 card trick, card ends up in magician's pocket, meant to catch knowledgeable spectators off-guard
"Lend Me Your Pack" 20
Victor Farelli Variation Alternative handling to Three Sevens to get rid of side steal
"Lend Me Your Pack" 21
Victor Farelli El Naipe y la Corbata (name means The Card and Cravat in Cervantes) Deck wrapped in silk tie, allowed to drop, everything drops except selection is attached to end of silk tie (cravat)
Lend Me Your Pack 24
Jean Hugard Your Card, Sir? cards torn up in four pieces are put in hat, corners of selection found in mess
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 160
Unknown Curious Coincidence
Related to Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 149
Unknown A "Stop" Trick spectator says stop during springing flourish, application of Spring Palm
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 132
Francis Carlyle The Card that Finds Itself reversed card shows up and is used to count to selection
Variations Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Victor Farelli Loo Lung or The Chinese Coin Magician locates two cards by a lot of dealing and equivoque to eliminate piles, with a bit of gambling theme (Euchre and Loo Lung)
Lend Me Your Pack 44
Frank Lane An Indetectable Stop Trick Ace, Three, Five, Seven, Nine alternating set-up
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 146
John Braun, Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases fair selection is found in second deck, set-up
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 158
Theodore Annemann Trickery! one of five cards is located under fair conditions, duplicates
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
Unknown The Shipwreck selection remains in hat, application of Spring Palm
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 133
Unknown The Five Card Fan five cards pushed through deck until one remains
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 157
T. Nelson Downs 3. The Nelson Downs Original. spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, card is on top or in pocket in this handling
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 38
Unknown The Three Heaps three key cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 84
Unknown Watch His Elbow spectator's elbows betray counting procedure
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Charles T. Jordan A Discard Trick two cards, stacked deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Unknown The Captain Card cards in hat are dropped out, selection remains in hat, stripper deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 273
Unknown Simple Effects 3. svengali deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 247
U. F. Grant Behind the Pack counting procedure, short card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
Unknown A Novel Card Problem replacing cards in short deck for multiple location routine
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 297
Unknown The Super Spread edge one-way backs
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 151
Unknown Neat Card Detection only with Bicycle backs from the old days...
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Frank Lane Easy Card Discovery selection found via card counting
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 181
Charles T. Jordan Impromptu Detection scratching as edge marks
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Charles T. Jordan's "An Impromptu Detection" in "Collected Tricks" p. 39
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Theodore Annemann The Magic Thrust
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 34
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)
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Charles T. Jordan Improved Marvelous Prediction odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles, set-up in front of spectators by openly dealing into some heaps
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Unknown Two Pile Trick
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 349
Unknown Any Heap svengali deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249
Unknown Peculiarities of the Pasteboards three selections, one spelt to, one appears on top, one reversed
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 48
Theodore Annemann A Miracle out-of hand selection, one-way back
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 163
Unknown Excello Card Discovery suit rotation stack
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 231
Unknown The Wrapped Pack with knife, svengali deck
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249
Unknown Cutting the Pack with a Knife svengali deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249