4,875 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
1784 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"
1784 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
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 120
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
1786 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
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 132
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
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 172
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 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
1876 Modern Magic 62
Unknown Second Method 21 card trick, also with general number
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 43
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern
1876 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, ...)
1876 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
1876 Modern Magic 114
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 Fourth Method equivoque procedure
1876 Modern Magic 45
Unknown Various Modes of Disclosing a Discovered Card - First Method deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face"
1876 Modern Magic 44
Unknown To Cut at the Chosen Card stripper, long card, or ungaffed after spectator shuffle (palm)
1876 Modern Magic 62
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
1876 Modern Magic 99
Unknown Third Method spectators remember cards and their positions
1876 Modern Magic 44
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
1876 Modern Magic 130
Unknown To Let all the Cards fall, save the One Chosen long card or stripper deck
1876 Modern Magic 62
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
1876 Modern Magic 65
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 To discover a card mentally selected
  • First Method
  • Second Method
1889 Tricks with Cards 68
Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table
1889 Tricks with Cards 87
Unknown The Magic Mirror deck laid on mirror, name appears on mirror (breathing glass), mirror turned, only selection sticks to mirror
1889 Tricks with Cards 179
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
1889 Tricks with Cards 168
Unknown The "Nerve" Feat deck hit out of spectator's hand, "staring him in the face", see also page 42
1889 Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown To discover a Chosen Card by the Throw of a Pair of Dice forcing pack
1889 Tricks with Cards 92
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
1889 Tricks with Cards 125
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 The Magic Star and Cabalistic Pointer six cards in star configuration, an arrow pivots and stops at selections
1889 Tricks with Cards 201
Unknown The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontally
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 185
Unknown Blindfold Location multiple cards by touch
1889 Tricks with Cards 39
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it
1889 Tricks with Cards 187
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
1889 Tricks with Cards 182
Louis Comte The Ladies' Looking-Glass last pair caught from shower of cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 117
Unknown Multiple Selection Routine five cards in five different ways
1889 Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown Tricks with Long Cards simple location of a card, either by using long card as key or by forcing long card
1889 Tricks with Cards 41
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)
1889 Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown Sixth Method
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 23
Unknown The ''Twenty-Seven Card" Trick "To cause a Card selected by one Spectator 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
1890 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
1890 More Magic 111
Bland The Enchanted Hand-Mirror deck on hand-held mirror, mirror turned over, only selection sticks, magnetism
1890 More Magic 128
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan
1890 More Magic 22
Unknown Methods of Identifying a Chosen Card - Fourth Method concave bridge in rest of deck
1890 More Magic 22
Gordon Wigan To Change Three Cards, placed in the Pocket of a Spectator, into Three Others previously chosen
Related to 1890 More Magic 48
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 The Magnetic Wand and Walking Card selection lifted out of deck which rests in spectator's pocket
1890 More Magic 124
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 magische Degen No. 2, sword used to stab selection blindfolded, deck scattered on floor, deck switch for short deck when fetching sword
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 4
Unknown Die Anziehungskraft des Goldes No. 9, spectator places object on a card, it is the selection
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 97
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte aufzufinden No. 29, key card palmed onto selection
1895 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
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 40
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deck
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 75
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
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 3
Unknown Die magnetische Karte No. 42, performer holds cards, spectator slaps deck out of hand and only selection remains, magnetic force presentation
1895 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
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 42
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 30, selection found by weighing each card
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer No. 21, card named above knife pushed-in by spectator, bottom card dragged along
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 26
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
Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
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
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 58
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
Sep. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 138
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
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 97
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
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 44
Unknown Das Erraten einer gedachten Karte spectator remembers card and its position
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 62
Unknown Prädestinieren remember and forget with one spectator and additional prediction in double envelope
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 47
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 der Karten two cards are lost and found, divided deck, either red-black or odd-even
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
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
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
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 231
Unknown Eine Karte am Gewicht zu erkennen selection found by carefully weighing cards one by one
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 75
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 2. second application, two cards chosen among ten card packet and then located
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 119
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 July 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 161
Unknown Der Degen im Frieden card stabbed on floor, control with short deck and deck switch
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 224
Unknown Die rätselhafte Harmonie spectator choses same card as other spectator, key card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown Das Wiederfinden zweier Karten matrix-layout, magician's choice of two cards
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 50
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler four selections shuffled into deck, piles made and selection choses pile with selections
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 79
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)
Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 67
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Einzig unfehlbare Manier, um vom Publikum gemerkte Karten zu erraten strange force of fourth card from top
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 29
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
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 35
Unknown Das bezauberte Messer spectator stabs knife into shuffled deck, performer names card, bottom card slipped into position
1896 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
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 36
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 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 111
Unknown Die Macht des Goldes spectator places coin on card, it's the selection, two methods
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 65
Unknown Eine Karte am Geruch erkennen locating a card because of its smell, key card
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 102
Unknown The Pierced Card blindfolded, deck crimp location
1897 New Era Card Tricks 136
Unknown I. Methode spectator says stop during deal and remembers the card, key card location
Oct. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 150
Unknown Apparent Second Sight freely chosen cards are located behind back, secret punching of selections through handkerchief
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 76
Unknown Air Pressure Turnover
Oct. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 151
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 1897 New Era Card Tricks 71
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
1897 New Era Card Tricks 106
Unknown II. Methode spectator says stop during deal and remembers the card
Oct. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 150
Unknown Free Choice & Deck Switch card freely chosen, then deck switched and card returned, card located because it is twice in the deck
Apr. 1897 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
Oct. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 149
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
Unknown Four Cards Caught At The Finger Tips duplicates
1897 New Era Card Tricks 103
Unknown The Acrobatic Cards four cards jump out of borrowed hat
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 180
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 Nov. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 11) 166
Unknown Die Karten auf Wanderschaft four pairs of cards chosen, Ladies' Looking Glass revelation, last pair apparently forgotten and then caught from shower
Dec. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 182
Unknown Muscle Reading Location
June 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 85
Unknown Transformation via Top Change wrong card changes into right one via top change, short routine
Apr. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 54
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
Feb. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 124
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
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
Oct. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 10) 147
Eduard W. Lufa Zum Kartenkunststück "Denken und Vergessen" details on the strike second deal which was not explained earlier, bottom deal mentioned
Inspired by Sep. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 134
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 1900 Der Amateurzauberer 88
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 1900 Der Amateurzauberer 68
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
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 July 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 100
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste I."
with three divided cards
Feb. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 20
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
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
May 1901 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
Jan. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 3
Unknown Der Kartenfang am Taschentuch deck thrown up by spectator, ungaffed handkerchief shaken into shower and selection appears at end of handkerchief
Mar. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 36
S. W. Erdnase The Divining Rod blindfolded
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 174
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Card Shuffled into Pack Blindfolded
1902 The Modern Conjurer 102
Unknown Leaving Selected Card in Hand of Spectator hitting deck out of his hand
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 169
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card table with deck on top tilted, only selection remains on table, thread with wax
1902 The Modern Conjurer 71
Unknown Catching Two Cards at Fingertips "Favorite Sleights for Terminating Tricks"
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 169
S. W. Erdnase The Top and Bottom Production ladies looking glass
1902 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
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 165
C. O. Williams The Unique Card selection lost, three piles made, selection is bottom card of center pile
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 43
Unknown Ein nie versagender Trick card and its position remembered, dealing procedure, number asked for and card then located
Inspired by Aug. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8) 122
Unknown Die drei Kartenakrobaten deck tossed up onto head of performer, three selections remain standing on performer's head
Feb. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 18
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 July 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 106
Ben-Zur Das Band der Sympathie spectator stops performer's deal right at selection, spectator pulls ribbon at performer's wrist to indicate stop
Mar. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 37
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card deck placed on table, table tilted forwards, only selection remains on table, wax on thread
1904 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
Mar. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 3) 36
A. J. Gedankenerraten mit Hülfe eines Kartenspieles card and its position remembered and later card found and three other selections produced from pocket
Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 167
Carl Willmann Jetzt! stop trick with three cards, triple forcing deck
Aug. 1904 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
Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 165
Mademoiselle Patrice Discovering a Cards Shuffled Into Pack Blindfolded
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 72
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"
1909 The Art of Magic 157
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
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 1909 The Art of Magic 92
Unknown Divination Extraordinaire ten cards chosen and returned, performer deals deck into four piles, one contains all selections
1909 The Art of Magic 173
Unknown The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection
1909 The Art of Magic 127
T. Nelson Downs The Ubiquitous Cards (Second Method) two peeked-at cards appear when spectator calls stop
1909 The Art of Magic 162
Unknown Card Discovered by Sense of Touch touched card appears face-up on deck after shuffle
1909 The Art of Magic 98
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"
1909 The Art of Magic 152
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
1909 The Art of Magic 43
Unknown The Transfixed Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 174
John Northern Hilliard The Transfixed Pack deck wrapped in paper, knife thrust between selections, two methods, for credit information see Parrish reference
Variations 1909 The Art of Magic 52
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Zweite Ausführung)
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 93
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 1910 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 1910 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 1910 Kartenkünste 69
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Erste Ausführung)
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 86
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Denken und Vergessen (Dritte Ausführung) using mis-spotted card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 98
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 1911 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 1911 Later Magic 573
Stanley Collins Will! fifteen cards stick to the hand, all fall except three selections, gaffed card and ring
1915 Original Magical Creations 36
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 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 64
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
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 11
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
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 30
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 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 12
Charles T. Jordan Change Your Mind? No. 27, one of two cards thought-of, replaced, found
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 72
James J. Moren With the Mind's Eye No. 8, dressed-up key card location, blindfolded
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 35
Charles T. Jordan A Novel Detection No. 4, spectator counts down cards and remembers the last one, halves riffle shuffled together, interlocking chains
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 22
Charles T. Jordan The Dealing Dovetail Detection No. 5, card is found after lots of real shuffling
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 25
Charles T. Jordan The Pack that Cuts Itself No. 19, rubber banded deck cuts itself at selection, duplicate
Variations 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 56
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)
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 45
Charles T. Jordan The Premo No. 3, card located after three riffle shuffles, interlocking chains, optional with marked deck or blindfolded
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 17
Charles T. Jordan The Stabbed Pair No. 6, spectator stabs knife in paper-wrapped deck between two selections
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 14
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 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 11
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver No. 8, single card location, from new deck order
Also published here 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan The Five Guesses No. 10, by asking five questions selection is found
1920 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 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 15
Charles T. Jordan The Nifty Key
VariationsAlso published here 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The 49-Card Trick twenty-one card trick with forty-nine cards
Related to 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 17
Charles T. Jordan The Dead Easy Location
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The Four-to-One Detection similar to the 21 card trick, with sixteen cards, different layout & redistribution
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 10
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
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 7
Charles T. Jordan The Impenetrable Stop Trick performer tells spectator to stop when before he deals selection
Related to 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
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)
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
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
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Edward Bagshawe A Necromatic Notes borrowed bill put in envelope, deck with chosen card fixed with two rubber bands, bill travels into deck next to selection
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 36
Oswald Rae A One-Handed Card Trick card from top reversed at bottom, Charlier Cut grip, as location of selected card
1926 Between Ourselves 15
Oswald Rae A Novel Card Effect two selections are produced under handkerchief, duplicates
1926 Between Ourselves 9
Oswald Rae New Card an Board two selections appear pinned on board, with drawing pins and handkerchief
1926 Between Ourselves 1
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called For From the Pocket
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 41
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 1927 The Nikola Card System 44
Louis Nikola Locating Card chosen and lost, magician divines card and position in deck after shuffles and cuts
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 27
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind The Back
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola To Pick Out A Card Chosen And Replaced
1927 The Nikola Card System 41
Jack Merlin Crimp for a Table Spread crimping the selection while pushing the cards towards the spectator to be shuffled
1927/28 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
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 2
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
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Glide example as a stop trick
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 8
Jack Merlin Vibrating Cards three selection produced one handed from the middle of the deck, pulled out with the thumb one by one
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 13
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 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 5
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin Here There and Everywhere ambitious card, then stop trick, twice the card is at the stopped position
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 15
Jack Merlin Ink Card Used in Conjunction with Count Tricks
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin The Tip Up Find spectator cuts to selection
Also published here 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 6
Jack Merlin Inked Card as Key Card in tabled spread
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 21
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 1927/28 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
1928 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
1928 Sub Rosa 1
Eric F. Impey Tone Control four piles, two key cards on top, selection lost and found apparently via spectator's voice during him reading off all cards
1931 Try This One 6
Tom Sellers Tips
1931 Magical Pleasantries 16
Laurie Ireland The Card and Mousetrap
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 32
Theodore Annemann Whichever You Please
1931 The Book Without A Name 16
Theodore Annemann The Four-Pile Location one-way backs
1931 The Book Without A Name 30
Laurie Ireland They Do It Themselves Card Trick dubious method
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 8
Tom Sellers Push - A Novel Card Trick packed pushed from deck with pencil
1931 Magical Pleasantries 15
Tom Sellers A Deceptive Card Trick
1931 Sellers' Secrets 9
Theodore Annemann Count Your Card! spectator counts down, uses this value to count down again, third time selection shows up
Variations 1931 The Book Without A Name 17
Theodore Annemann The Genii Cut-Deck Location deck cut behind performer's back, one-way pack
Related to 1931 The Book Without A Name 33
Theodore Annemann One in Fourteen deck is cut, card remembered and shuffled among thirteen other cards, selection is found
1931 The Book Without A Name 13
Tom Sellers Turn Up cards dropped onto table one by one, only selection turns over
1931 Magical Pleasantries 14
Tom Sellers Card and Number card found at number the performer says
1931 Magical Pleasantries 22
Laurie Ireland A Card is Called For spectator cuts at any named card, brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland The Two Card Trick spectator picks any named card, brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
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
1932 "Eye-Openers" 12
Al Baker Al Baker's Poker Face short card, cards found as they are riffled before the spectators' eyes
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 486
Al Baker The Two-Card Location one-way
Related to 1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 481
Ralph W. Hull Topsy Turvy Cards: (1) A Card Detective reversed card appears in deck, its value is used to count to selection
1932 "Eye-Openers" 10
Lu Brent Can You Imagine!! (An unusual card effect) Spectator apparently able to predict magician's selected card
1932 Novel Magic 36
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 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 14
Tom Sellers A Pretty Card Turnover air-pressure turnover in the hands, deck dropped and caught with same hand
1933 More Secrets 15
Victor Farelli The Partagas "Sell"
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 79
Unknown The Three Packets
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 77
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
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 19
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Unknown Crimp and Riffle Location deck is crimped
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 70
Al Baker "Say When!" two cards, partial forcing deck
Related to 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 91
Ernando Veneri The Veneri Discovery crimping selection as it is pushed into deck
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 65
Unknown Behind Back Stabbing Force
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 8
Victor Farelli The "Do-it-Yourself" Discovery spectator stabs top card reversed next to his selection behind the back
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 95
Tommy Tucker The Card Miracle
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 19
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Eight-In-A-Row Location location from a packet, one-way backs
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 13
Al Baker A Dirty Trick stacked, daub
1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 493
Tom Sellers Stop! using hat with slit
1934 Card Tricks That Work 17
Theodore Annemann An Alternate Detection alternating one-way backs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 11
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Theodore Annemann Fair and Square suit rotation stack
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 24
Tom Sellers Steps unusual selection procedure
1934 Card Tricks That Work 3
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 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 36
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 9
Theodore Annemann The $ 1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 43
Unknown A Rising Card Comedy apparently invisible thread makes card move
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 52
Tom Sellers Take It or Leave It selection remains in spectator's grip when deck is pulled out, variation of "hitting the pack" stunt
1934 Card Tricks That Work 18
Theodore Annemann The Tune Detective card found by dealing to selected song lyric / beat
Related toAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 31
Theodore Annemann The Challenge of the Year long distance location, one-way backs
Related toAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 15
Theodore Annemann The Last of the Think Stop Tricks two cards, think stop by selecting number between one and ten, duplicates
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 28
Al Baker Out on Location interesting
Also published here 1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 489
Theodore Annemann The Face Up - Face Down Location using one-way faces and backs
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 44
Al Baker Unsight and Unseen finding two chosen cards in pocket, short pack
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 110
Unknown The Six Piles six cards on top and bottom of a suit
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 12
Al Baker Gee!! Deck vanish
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 103
Al Baker Pass the Salt! using salt, one card of three
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 116
Theodore Annemann A Trick with the Fan Location card selected from face-up deck is found face-down
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Theodore Annemann November 1935 on Burling Hull, Phil Smith, Howard Albright and the mechanical Gileegaloo Bird that finds a card, Mr. Rouclere
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 65
Unknown Thought Card Discovered pin marking through handkerchief
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 13
Theodore Annemann A Cute and Quick Location value of another card is used to count down to selection
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 69
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown Various Presentations of the One Way Deck Principle
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 20
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 114
Unknown The Moving Finger
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 11
Al Baker Your Pulse Tells spectator's index finger finds card, thick card ("click")
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 108
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!"
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 6) 23
El Ray The Fan Location crimp below fan
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 54
Unknown The Automatic Speller no-touch, procedure heavy
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 101
Orville Wayne Meyer The Ribbon That Made Good ribbon attached to wrong card, when pulled out is right card, sticky card
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Nate Leipzig A Novel Reverse Discovery Leipzig Opener
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 96
Audley Walsh The 32 Card Mystery
Also published here 1936 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
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 20
Victor Farelli Variation Alternative handling to Three Sevens to get rid of side steal
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 21
Jean Hugard Your Card, Sir? cards torn up in four pieces are put in hat, corners of selection found in mess
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 160
Unknown Curious Coincidence
Related to 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 149
John Braun, Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases fair selection is found in second deck, set-up
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 158
Francis Carlyle The Card that Finds Itself reversed card shows up and is used to count to selection
Variations 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Frank Lane An Indetectable Stop Trick Ace, Three, Five, Seven, Nine alternating set-up
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 146
Unknown A "Stop" Trick spectator says stop during springing flourish, application of Spring Palm
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 132
Theodore Annemann Trickery! one of five cards is located under fair conditions, duplicates
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 137
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)
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 44
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)
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 24
Unknown The Shipwreck selection remains in hat, application of Spring Palm
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 133
Unknown The Five Card Fan five cards pushed through deck until one remains
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 157
Unknown Peculiarities of the Pasteboards three selections, one spelt to, one appears on top, one reversed
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 48
Charles T. Jordan A Discard Trick two cards, stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Charles T. Jordan Banner Card Discovery card at thought of position is remembered and found
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 343
Unknown Cutting the Pack with a Knife svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249
Donald Holmes Ne Plus Ultra five cards controlled to known positions via dealing procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 178
Wimborough Ne Plus Ultra Location divided one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Unknown The Deck That Isn't for insiders, one-way backs with red in one way and black the other
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 145
Walter B. Gibson Surpasso selection is inserted in cased deck by spectator and divined, deck pressed together in case
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Ben Erens Miracle Card Location nail nick while inserting card in fan
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Unknown Devilish Cards three selections, three key cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 90
Percy Abbott 2. Abbott's version. "The Certain Card Trick." spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, estimation, dealing out in packets and asking in which one it is
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 37
Theodore Annemann Challenge of the Year long distance location, one-way backs
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 157
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Detection two key cards, out of hand selection procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 94
Charles T. Jordan Novel Card Discovery odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Theodore Annemann $1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 215
Al Baker "Say When" two cards, partial forcing deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 322
Conrad Rheiner Card Detected by Pulse Beat card forced
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 332
Theodore Annemann The Magic Thrust
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 34
Lu Brent U Find Your Card
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 34
Unknown The Card and Number
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 88
Theodore Annemann Eight in a Row location from a packet, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 149