1,522 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Prévoir la pensée d'un homme en mettant d'avance une carte choisie au hasard, au rang et au numéro que cet homme doit choisir un instant après chosen card at any number in the deck, faced deck and deck flop
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 124
Unknown To arrange a Row of Dominoes face downwards on the Table, and on returning to the Room to turn up a Domino whose points shall indicate how many have been moved in your absence "Row of Ten Cards" with dominoes
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 265
Unknown Four Packets of Cards having been Formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 49
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even
1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downards on the Table, to indicate, by turning up one of them, how many of such Cards have during your absence been transferred from one end of the Row to the other
Variations 1876 Modern Magic 104
Unknown To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies
1876 Modern Magic 84
Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at such Number in the Pack as Another Person shall Name card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, with variation
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 52
Unknown A Card having been Drawn and Returned, and the Pack shuffled, to make it Appear at such Number as the Company Choose two methods (Glide and Re-Deal)
1876 Modern Magic 73
Unknown Several Persons having each Drawn and Returned a Card, to make each Card appear at such Number in the Pack as the Drawer chooses
1876 Modern Magic 75
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked
1889 Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table
1889 Tricks with Cards 87
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin)
1889 Tricks with Cards 122
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even
1889 Tricks with Cards 77
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards three cards selected, which are then multiplied (e.g. a dozen aces of hearts), then all duplicates vanished
1889 Tricks with Cards 198
Unknown A Row of Cards having been formed Face downwards, to divine how many have been moved from one end of the Row to the other spectator displaces x cards in packet, an x value card is produced
1889 Tricks with Cards 83
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application
1889 Tricks with Cards 21
Unknown To make a Card thought of by one Person appear at such Number in the Pack as another Person shall choose card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, re-count
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 85
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method)
1889 Tricks with Cards 110
Unknown Thought Doubly Anticipated "To Place a Card Thought of by one Person at such Position in the Pack as another Person shall mentally Select"
psychological force & position 7 with outs
1889 Tricks with Cards 134
Unknown Any number of Packets of Cards having been formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards. with formula for any number of cards
Related to 1890 More Magic 23
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed Face Downwards on the table, to indicate by turning up one of them How Many have during your absence been Transferred from One end to the Other "Improved Method"
Inspired by 1890 More Magic 35
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
Professor Hoffmann To produce Three Cards at any Position in the Pack thought of by Another Person three cards appear consecutively at freely named number
1890 More Magic 38
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position
1890 More Magic 79
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards single card "reproduces" into duplicates, repeated with other cards, duplicates vanished again, pull
1890 More Magic 131
Unknown New Numerical Trick with Cards three heaps formed while performer is blindfolded according to some mathematical instructions, performer in the end know amount of cards in center pile
1890 More Magic 25
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 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 Das Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as force
Also published here Dec. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
Unknown Errare Humanum est, oder: Niemand kann zählen No. 13, chosen card appears at named number
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Gerade oder Ungerade No. 3, packet of cards is counted as an odd or even number, depending on what the spectator wishes, two cards stuck together with "weak rubber solution, soap or onion juice"
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 5
Unknown Gerade oder ungerade performer knows if cut-off pile has odd or even number of cards, red-black alternating
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 89
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 3. third application, position of top card named after three "shuffles"
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Den Gesamtwert dreier unbekannten Karten zu nennen piles made, sum of three cards named at the end
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
Unknown Mundus vult decipi card appears at named number, Menetekel deck without short cards
Also published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 77
Unknown Die geheimnisvolle Verbindung card appears at chosen number, duplicate and double-count, two methods
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 40
Unknown Das Kartenquadrat dealing a square with all Sevens, Eights, Nines and Tens so that no values repeat in rows or columns
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 94
Unknown Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as force
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 14
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die erzwungene Wahl selection at named number
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 70
Unknown Too Many or Little Cards deck counted a few times, number is always different, palming off and adding cards
Feb. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 20
Hugo Schröder Die 10 Orakelkarten "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", ten cards in row on table
Variations Apr. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 53
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection
Related toAlso published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 192
Unknown Four Aces at four Numbers four numbers named and Aces counted to one by one, using faced deck and deck turnovers
Sep. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 133
Eduard W. Lufa Die 10 Orakelkarten with dominoes
Inspired byRelated to June 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 6) 85
Unknown Thought Reading Extraordinary thought of card at thought of number up to ten
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 85
Unknown The Ubiquitous Card card at named number
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 102
Hugo Kramer Die verbrannte und wieder entstandene Karte card at any number force (palmed card replaced when named number is reached), card burned and reappears in cage
Aug. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 119
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
Robert Lenz Zur Karten-Piéce "Die wievielte Karte!" simplified method
Inspired by Nov. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 166
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by John Willmann
Also published here Apr. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 51
Unknown Fin de Siècle No. 12, card chosen, deck cut in as many packets as the spectator wishes, selection appears at named number in a chosen packet
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 86
Robert Lenz Das Erraten der Zahl der Points mehrerer Karten piles made by counting up to fifteen from whatever value the first card of each pile is, sum of bottom cards of piles divined
July 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 102
Carl Willmann Zu erraten, wie viele Karten eine Person der Gesellschaft im Geheimen einem Spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte spectator takes a number of cards from bottom of deck and places them on top, one card chosen and its value matches the amount of moved cards
Variations Sep. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 132
Unknown The Row of Ten Cards spectator displaces x cards in packet, an x value card is produced
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 188
S. W. Erdnase Knowing Position of any named Card
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 182
S. W. Erdnase Power of Concentrated Thought number up to ten
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 196
Eduard W. Lufa Zum Erraten der Karten
Inspired by Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 159
A. J. Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken oder "Die Sehergabe des indischen Marabus" three selections and their positions in the deck predicted, faced deck, two methods with or without an off-stage assistant, pocket writing of numbers with stencil
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 115
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein, Fr. Berndt Kartenvermehrung unter den Händen der Zuschauer "Berndt", spectator counts a cut-off packet, three cards travel from deck to packet
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 186
Hugo Schrader Eine übernatürliche Uebereinstimmung card chosen and lost, dominoes placed together by spectator, endpoint indicate suit and value and added up the position of the selection
Inspired by
  • "Unerreicht!" (Conradis Der Kartenkünstler im XX. Jahrhundert, p. 81)
May 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 70
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Eine neue Methode des Abzählens "Schule der Magie"
selection placed on top, small number named and card shown at that position, extra card placed on top and then glide/strike second deal
Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 51
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Seelenwanderung der Karten four-of-a-kind placed in square formation in a napkin, two card covered with cardboard, they travel upwards one by one through the napkin, preliminary phase in which every Ace does a trick (comes to top, travels from pocket to pocket, to pocket, appears at any number) to switch the ungaffed cards for double facers
Jan. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 2
Carl Willmann Ihr Wille geschehe! card chosen and shuffled back by spectator, small number named and card is there, gambling for seven with outs
Dec. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 180
A. J. Ueber künstliches Mischen slow shuffling method that re-organizes the cards, working backwards, with tables for different numbers of cards that show how the cards change positions with each shuffle, see p. 166
Related to Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 164
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
T. Nelson Downs Fifth Method card to any number, with placement strategy to twenty-sixth
1909 The Art of Magic 154
Unknown Re-Count Force for card at any number
1909 The Art of Magic 161
T. Nelson Downs Chosen Card Appears in Any Part of the Deck "Card Tricks based on a New and Original System of Locating a Chosen Card"
selection to any small number, with outs and alternative strategies
1909 The Art of Magic 142
Ziska The Transposed Cards done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to another
Variations 1909 The Art of Magic 49
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 Mind Reading with Cards spectator transfers number of cards in ten-card-packet, then card with this number is found in face-down spread, repeat with shuffled cards
1909 The Art of Magic 171
Ottokar Fischer Karten Experimente only description of routines, card problems
  • Die Farbenwahl
  • Die verwandelten Asse
  • Die Zigarettentasche
  • Der geheimnisvolle Pique-König
  • Die fünf verwandelten Karten
  • Carte blanche
  • Der magische Fingerring
  • Die sonderbare Übereinstimmung
  • Karte und Banknote
  • Karte und Taschentuch
  • Karte und Uhr
  • Die magische Separation
  • Das Blumenrätsel
  • Das Kartenwerfen
  • Rübenzahl
  • Die Visitkarte
  • Das Spiel der Landsknechte
  • Die mysteriöse Karte
Related to 1910 Kartenkünste 216
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Unit Block Control Second Deal block backjogged
1910 Kartenkünste 146
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die sympathetischen Zahlen spectator stops while performer deals cards on table, then four people select a card, selections are the four Tens which match amount of dealt cards, number is also predicted on a piece of paper
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 4
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gedanken-Assoziation twenty cards on table, six-spot chosen, six cards become twenty-six, repeated with named number, amount of dealt cards also predicted
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 11
Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at any number in the Pack which the rest of the Company may decide upon card and its position from the face remembered, any number named, performer goes behind back, then count started from remembered position
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 95
Unknown To tell the Card thought of by arranging the Cards in a Circle Ace through Ten in a circle, on through of and after some counting divined
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 96
Unknown A Row of Cards being placed face downwards upon the Table, to indicate by turning up one of them how many cards have been transferred from one end to the other during your absence
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 100
Stanley Collins Cards and Coincidence three selections and three packets, cards at number, faced deck method
1915 Original Magical Creations 20
Charles T. Jordan The Card and Number System No. 29, spectator deals piles, selects one, adds values, counts down to number and the card there is predicted
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 76
Charles T. Jordan Odd or Even No. 11, spectator cuts off pile and spectator divined whether it's an odd or even number
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 42
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 Spirit Mathematician No. 2, half deck in performer's pocket, card with same suit and cards who add up to same domination as selection are produced, (binary, 1,2,4,8)
Related to 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Charles T. Jordan The Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades)
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan Improved Satan's Prophecy prediction, deck divided into two halves and a selected card vanishes from one half and appears at the position predicted in the other half
Related to 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 8
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 Thought Anticipated Any Card at Any Number
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 31
Louis Nikola To Name The Card Occupying Any Given Position
1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola To Name The Position Of Any Card Called For
1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola The Flight Card to Impossible Location At Any Number: Card vanishes from inside an envelope to be found in a deck sealed also in another envelope, at a location named by the spectator
1927 The Nikola Card System 62
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 To Place a Selected Card in a Given Position in the Pack
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deck
Related toVariations 1931 Ireland Writes a Book 19
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
Tom Sellers Card and Number card found at number the performer says
1931 Magical Pleasantries 22
George Demers Magic Number Revealment with thirteen cards
VariationsAlso published here 1932 "Eye-Openers" 14
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
Variations 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 76
Ralph W. Hull The "Will-o'-the-Wisp" Card "Sometimes Known as The Run-A-Way Card"
card and its position thought-of, it vanishes and reappears reversed at named number, re-deal placement
Related to 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 7
Paul C. Krank Magic Number Revealment, Improved
Inspired by 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 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
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 19
Tommy Tucker The Six Card Repeat Mystery four repetitions, using the Glide false count
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 18
Unknown A Matter of Thought glide
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 81
Victor Farelli Subtlety versus Manipulation between one and forty
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 82
Ernando Veneri The Veneri "Turn" bluff method for "card at any number"
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 95
Unknown Thoughts Anticipated card and its position remembered, is transferred to another named number
Related to 1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
Al Baker Eyes All Around performer produces card with value of number of cards by spectator
1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 490
Theodore Annemann Three Cards - Three Numbers two decks, three times cards are found at small number named, in other pack, three-way forcing pack
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 42
Tom Sellers Lift a Few spectator cuts cards and replaced, performer divines number of cards, two key cards come from sleeve
1934 Card Tricks That Work 8
Tom Sellers Finding a Selected Card at Any Number Called For
  • Method 1
  • Method 2
  • Method 3
1934 Card Tricks That Work 10
Unknown A Card and a Number naming name and position of selection, key card
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 11
Louis Lam Tower Bridge "A New Bridge Effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection
1935 Would You Believe It? 11
Al Baker A Card and A Number - Second Method same method, with short cards to mark positions
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 109
Unknown Method Two card and number written down, performer shuffles deck, card is at number, carbon paper
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 27
Unknown Repeat Six Card Trick Outline
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 8
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half
Related to 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown Finding a Number
Related to 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 17
Unknown The Count Down card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown Card and Number Divination up to ten, with outs (palm-off, transformation)
Related to 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 8
Laurie Ireland A Most Unusual Experiment in Which a Chosen Card Appears Instantly at Any Number in the Deck from 10 to 45
Related to 1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 10
Laurie Ireland Better Yet any ace at named number
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 11
Victor Farelli Seventeen Down Selection appears at number foretold by magician. Effect allows magician to secretly cull the four Kings to the top for a later routine.
Inspired by
  • (Al Baker, The Sphinx, 1932)
1936 "Lend Me Your Pack" 12
Unknown The Nines random numbers add up to nine, Nines are selected
Related to 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position
Related toVariations 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Unknown The Touch that Tells performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 146
Harry J. Smith Automatic Seconds card(s) at any number(s) using second deal from card case with slit
Variations 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 88
Unknown Hilarious Finish to an Old Trick card at number with recount, another spectator names it
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 154
Unknown The Cards and the Dice card located via number on die, svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 252
Rolland Hamblen Necromantic Calculation
Inspired by 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Louis Nikola Locating selection and its position named, memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Unknown X-Ray Eyes performer know position of chosen card, short key card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Al Baker A Card and a Number two decks openly used
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 396
Dai Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 208
Unknown Up Your Sleeve spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Unknown Eyes All Round a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 193
Rolland Hamblen A Trick Without a Clue selection and number of counted cards are divined, set-up
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 193
Unknown A Moving Revelation Row of Ten Cards
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Numbers coincidences with number ten, Tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 278
Charles T. Jordan Hourglass Cards time on watch gives position of card, placement via dealing selection procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 181
Arthur H. Buckley Indetecto divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 83
Theodore Annemann Two Cheating Mysteries two-way-force deck
  • fair stop and count-down trick with two selections
  • one-handed location in hat
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 176
Stewart Judah The Circle of Cards selection and number of counted cards are divined, set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Ziska The Transposed Cards number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, set-up
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Newton Hall Controlled Luck fifty-two numbered cardboards & cards are shuffled and read one by one until performer tells to stop, card and number combination is predicted
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 191
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Unknown Educated Die rolled number finds card, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 274
Theodore Annemann Sensitive Thoughts deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 212
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Unknown The Magic Breath trick succeeds on second count
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 17
Unknown Push-Back Count cards are counted from top of pack, first one is stolen back
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 52
Unknown The Missing Card card travels from pack to another pack to named number, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 105
Unknown Number Please any number, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 115
Theodore Annemann Initialled Card Telepathy signed card at chosen number or stop trick, double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Your Card, Your Number slip back count, one way deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 154
U. F. Grant Say When three cards at three numbers in fifteen-card packet, using hat, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 164
Unknown The Reverse "Count-Down" Trick faced deck, banded deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
Unknown Mentalo card at random position is found at position twenty with bold miscounting
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Keystone Card Discovery some byplay and apparent failure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
Unknown The 52 Card Trick thought-of card ends up at named number up to thirteen, matrix dealing elimination process
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
J. F. Orrin Card and Number Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 258
Unknown Finding a Card in Any Position basic stripper deck application
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 264
Unknown At Any Number From Pocket stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 268
Ralph W. Hull Three in One Card Trick card vanishes from packet and travels to named position into other packet, duplicate, saliva
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 294
Unknown To Any Number short card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence coincidence with card values where two values add up to a third selection, stack that will force the number ten
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Unknown Pythagoras number of cards transferred from top to bottom is divined, Row of Ten Cards, set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 195
Howard Albright Unique Telephone Test phone number and name of person are divined and respective cards with values found
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 217
Edward Reese Tattle Tale Card number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 201
Al Baker Another Baker Twist on the old Ten-Card Trick Row of Ten Cards
1938 Greater Magic 153
Audley Walsh, Hal Haber Infallible Prediction dealing procedure, no-touch
Related to 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 15
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra. New Version with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card
1938 Greater Magic 471
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 549
Unknown The Up-to-Date Prophet spectator names number, performer card at that position, stacked deck
1938 Greater Magic 289
Al Baker The Incomprehensible Divination Row of Ten Cards, see original longer introduction on page 1128
1938 Greater Magic 150
Max Holden A Master Card Trick selection appears at predicted number
1938 Greater Magic 232
Unknown The Spectator Does it All cards are put in pocket and one selected, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection
1938 Greater Magic 226
Unknown A Matter of Debit and Credit "I have as many cards as you have, and enough....", magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 157
Unknown A Chosen Card Is Discovered at Any Selected Number bottom deal
1938 Greater Magic 212
Unknown b. Effect one to ten, thought-of card
1938 Greater Magic 331
Unknown The Spectator Makes a Prediction svengali deck, selection at any number by spectator
1938 Greater Magic 432
Harry Blackstone Card and Number number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position, belly stripper card
1938 Greater Magic 461
Ralph W. Hull Magic Number Revealment Row of Ten Cards
Also published here 1938 Greater Magic 154
Harrison Give a Number! featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck method
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 283
Charles T. Jordan A New Force Deck unnecessarily gaffed deck for faced-deck countdown
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 289
Laurie Ireland Card at any Small Number bottom deal with cover card subtlety
Related toVariations 1938 Lessons in Dishonesty 6
Orville Wayne Meyer, Peter Warlock Again the Infallible Prediction three more handlings (two by Meyer, one by Warlock)
Inspired by 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 45
Eddie Joseph The Repeat Six Card Trick with just six cards, three phases where seemingly three cards are put in a hat
1939 Strictly Magic 8
Theodore Annemann Sensitive Thoughts deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them
1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
Elmer Applegit The Story of One Card Pete with rhyming patter
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 34
Purvis W. Miller Poker Hand Repeat Trick six card repeat with poker presentation
Variations 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 33
Paul Curry Lost and Found two spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, two other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 36
Unknown Faced-Deck Card at Any Number
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 477
Stephen Simpson Criss-Cross performer and spectator each write down card and number from one to twenty-six, when counted down in two halves it matches, option to end clean by switching the half with duplicates
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 377
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought of position, continuous triples
Variations 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 4
Claude Goldin Quarters from Torn Deck deck torn in quarters, performer names four positions, when counted down in the four positions there is selected card
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 461
Theodore Annemann Card at Number from 1-10 with outs
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Barbara Stanwyck Card at Dice Number three dice thrown, total counted to selection
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 361
Dr. H. Walter Grote The Harmony of Numbers "An Original Card Divertissement"
several piles made by cutting and saying stop, each pile has ten cards and a Ten spot on top
Related to 1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 28
Newton Hall Name Your Number selection to any named number
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 39
Unknown The Magic of Nine number of cards in pocket and selection is devined
1940 Expert Card Technique 402
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin The Multiplication of Cards While in the Someones Hands cut-off amount divined, then number increased in spectator's hands, translated by Hugard
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 31
Herb Runge "Whiskers" using full deck
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
Gerald Kosky Ziska Improved number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, set-up, marked locator
Inspired byRelated to 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 40
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 292
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum predication via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 523
Don Medley, Harry Jordan Circum-Location three cards, odd-even, identities and positions named
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
Francis Carlyle Eleven Card Trick brief
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 17
Walter B. Gibson Perplexity two cards in twenty card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less)
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Martin Gardner Never-Miss Stop Effect two-pile-stop trick with Tens/Jacks alternating set-up
Related to 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 12
Bob Hummer Lite-Ning Addition spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined
VariationsAlso published here 1940 Half-A-Dozen Hummers 5
William Ruesskamp Another Card Silk Idea silk transforms in a box, card is found at random number, Rueskamp
1940 Fast Ones 17
Unknown The Card at Any Number thumb count
1940 Expert Card Technique 417
Unknown An Expert at Figures using addition force
1940 Expert Card Technique 268
Unknown Five Star Finale five selections appear at five numbers
1940 Expert Card Technique 263
Audley Walsh The Mystic Twelve cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count force
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 531
G. W. Hunter Three Predictions piles made and card moved around, then some pocketed, performer divines everything
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Unknown The Double Leaper
1940 Expert Card Technique 317
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 233
Ken The Uncanny 6 Card Repeat Presentation politically incorrect
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 746
Unknown The Odd Estate puzzle with a story about a will
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 739
Edward Marlo, Theodore Annemann Card Counted To spectator counts down, uses this value to count down again, third time selection shows up, impromptu method for "Count Your Card!"
Inspired by 1941 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 24
Del Cartier Weird Coin coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 757
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Al Baker Outguessing the Spectator thought-of Numbers, two spectator, roughed deck
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 159
Martin Gardner Four Piles and a Dollar Bill spectator deals pile into four piles, the values on top form the year on the bill
1941 After the Dessert 6
Joseph Cottone The Aerial Count
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 42
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Card and Number at any number, stripper glide
1941 The Stripper Deck 19
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Lighting Calculator number named, that many cards cut off, next card selection
1941 The Stripper Deck 23
Bob Hummer Fantastric single card location, back turned for procedure, secret 10/9/8 count to find indicator card
Also published here 1941 (ca.) Fantastric 1
Bob Hummer And Now an Improvement single card location, back turned for procedure, variation in the secret 10/9/8 count to always get a matching card
Also published here 1941 (ca.) Fantastric 2
Unknown Royal Card Discovery piles are made, card is divined, mathematical
Related to 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 217
Unknown Card Appearance at Selected Number "between 5 and 10"
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 221
Dai Vernon The Little Dictators spectator notes card and its position up to ten, three dice are thrown, the total gives position of card
1941/49 Select Secrets 25
Eddie Joseph Your Age Will Find You Out spectator takes card at position of his age, card and age divined
1942 Greater Card Tricks 29
Eddie Joseph The Tekka Card Trick four amounts of cards divined after lots of dealing and pile-making, Aces as key cards distributed in deck
1942 Greater Card Tricks 33
Edward Marlo Number Transpo card at chosen position changes to different chosen position
1942 Deck Deception 13
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Lucky Seventh selection at named small number
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Obliging Cards two cards found at two named numbers
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 14
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Silver Trick date on coin is used to count down to four selections
1942 Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 15
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Ringing the Changes card and its position remembered, optional stranger card
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 31
E. J. Moore Prophetic Card Discovery a bit disguised
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 215
Percy Abbott A Mysterious Discovery spectator removes x cards, magician finds card with value x, set-up
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 220
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 8
Harrison Give A Number featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck method
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 62
Art Lyle Bottom Deal Second
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
Edward Reese Tattle Tale Card number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 70
R. C. Buff Middle Deal center deal presentation
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 166
Theodore Annemann The Touch That Tells performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 71
John Booth Repeat Card Mystery five card repeat
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 223
Unknown Repeat Card Mystery six cards
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 227
Unknown "One From Six" Repeat Card Mystery
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 230
Tom Bowyer Routine with a Svengali Deck different effects with a svengali deck, reverse, spelling, counting, all alike
June 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 54
Bob Hummer Little Stranger spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines number
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1945 Little Stranger 1
Sylvan Barnet At a Mentally Chosen Number
1945 My Best 71
Elwin More My Favorite Card Routine prediction on business card, card found at chosen number
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 14
Bert Allerton Name Your Number one of six cards chosen, its number used to count to selection
Related to Aug. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 139
Edward Marlo The Perfect Stop Trick spectator stops at any card, its values is used to count down again and again until selection appears
Related toVariations 1945 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 73
Herb Runge Here's Your Card card is selected, deck put behind magician's back and the card put at a selected number
1945 My Best 30
Royal Vale Heath "Magic Square" Magic card selection in combination with magic square, total of square indicates position in the rest of the deck
Feb. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 103
Jean Hugard The Homing Card marked card vanishes from sealed paper and appears in deck at chosen number
Mar. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 106
Russell "Rusduck" Duck 32 selection process with square layout
Variations 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 439
Bob Hummer Hummer's 18 Card Mystery spectator takes eighteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cards, see Collected Secrets for links to variations
Also published here 1946 Face Up Face Down Mysteries 1
John Scarne The Eagle Speaks coin whispers the position, where the selection is in the deck, then the coin vanishes and appears above the selection
Variations 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 427
Arthur H. Buckley The Unexpected Ending Experiment No. 9 - two selections, one turns over, other is counted to
1946 Card Control 159
Herb Runge Shorty performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 454
Warren Wiersbe A Change in Number card and its position remembered, is transferred to another named number
Related to 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 19
Al Keene, Edward Marlo Super Count Routine long combination
Variations 1947 Marlo In Spades 47
Edward Marlo The Prediction performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
1947 Marlo In Spades 15
Edward Marlo Just Imagine deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, effect description, solution on page 19
1947 Marlo In Spades 17
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Prediction deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, punch deal
Related toVariations 1947 Marlo In Spades 19
Edward Marlo III. The Named Vanish named card, reappears at named number, stacked
1947 Marlo In Spades 36
Unknown Ultra Card Divination 34. position, ten backwards count
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 35
Fred Fletcher Bottoms Up off-beat card at small number
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 647
Unknown Piano Trick
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 106
George G. Kaplan Revello Card Circle thirteen cards and a lot of counting
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 67
Unknown A Card and a Number card is found at number which was "dealt" by spectator before
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 26
Unknown A Pocket Discovery deck in pocket, card produced at named number
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 18
Unknown Mentalivity
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 186
William Ruesskamp 15 to 30
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 700
U. F. Grant Grant's Terrific Telephone Test deck dealt onto table in row with every other card reversed, reversed one chosen, then any person called who names an odd number, card is there, half forcing deck
Related to Sep. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 12
Al Baker Telepathy For Two two cards, one to ten, forcing banks
1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 339
Eddie Joseph Through the Beat of the Pulse selection is lost and deck divided into two piles, performer knows in which pile card is and also exact position
1949 ca. 15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 1
John Scarne Mathematical Finder No. 30, Mathematical, piles of cards formed by counting to ten
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 55
Eddie Joseph The "Tobba" Mystery spectator removes some cards and remembers card at same position, deck cut, then performer counts basically whole deck before revealing card and number
Variations 1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 2
Al Altman The Talking Card No. 12, ten card row, spectator moves cards from one end of row to another, performer divines the number of moved cards repeatedly by turning over card with the same value
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 25
Bob Hummer Topsy-Turvy Deck No. 26, Deck of face up/down cards split into two by performer, each half has equal number of face up cards
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 49
Bruce Elliott Math performer names selection of position, sort of early anti-faro
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 208) 832
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 132
John Scarne Double Duty No. 39, Spectator secretly transfers a number of cards (one to ten) to magician's packet, magician produces card with same value
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 71
John R. Boyko Strike Three and Out Variation card found by counting down three times to apparently random values
Inspired by
  • "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 855