1,466 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Number Effects
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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 A chosen card at any number in the deck ! (faced deck and deck flop)
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 124
Unknown Four Packets of Cards having been Formed face downwards on the Table, to discover the Total Value of the Undermost Cards
Related to Modern Magic 49
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 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)
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
Modern Magic 75
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even
Modern Magic 51
Unknown To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies
Modern Magic 84
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 Modern Magic 104
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 Modern Magic 265
Unknown Another Method 27-card trick with card-to-any-number table
Tricks with Cards 87
Unknown "Second" Dealing with "card at any number" application
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 Tricks with Cards 85
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method)
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
Tricks with Cards 134
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
Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even
Tricks with Cards 77
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin)
Tricks with Cards 122
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
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
Tricks with Cards 83
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 More Magic 23
Unknown The ''Twenty-Seven Card" Trick "To cause a Card selected by oneSpectator to appear at such number in the Pack as another Spectator may indicate"
piles picked up according to a table so thought-of card ends up in any position
More Magic 32
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
More Magic 38
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
More Magic 25
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position
More Magic 79
Professor Hoffmann The Multiplying and Vanishing Cards single card "reproduces" into duplicates, repeated with other cards, duplicates vanished again, pull
More Magic 131
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 More Magic 35
Unknown Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher No. 34, four cards chosen, deck placed in spectator's pocket, number named, cards removed and card at that number is first selection, repeated three more times
Der Kartenkünstler 40
Unknown Errare Humanum est, oder: Niemand kann zählen No. 13, chosen card appears at named number
Der Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Das Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as force
Also published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 51
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"
Der Kartenkünstler 5
Unknown Der wahrsagende Würfel No. 15, deck cut into six piles by spectator, number chosen with die, selection is in designated pile, card palmed out and added onto correct pile
Der Kartenkünstler 106
Unknown Den Gesamtwert dreier unbekannten Karten zu nennen piles made, sum of three cards named at the end
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
Unknown Abzählen der Karten faced deck, spectator names number, as force
Related toAlso published here Der moderne Kartenkünstler 14
Unknown Die geheimnisvolle Verbindung card appears at chosen number, duplicate and double-count, two methods
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 40
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die erzwungene Wahl selection at named number
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 70
Unknown Mundus vult decipi card appears at named number, Menetekel deck without short cards
Also published here Der moderne Kartenkünstler 77
Unknown Gerade oder ungerade performer knows if cut-off pile has odd or even number of cards, red-black alternating
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 89
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 3. third application, position of top card named after three "shuffles"
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Das Kartenquadrat dealing a square with all Sevens, Eights, Nines and Tens so that no values repeat in rows or columns
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 94
Unknown Thought Reading Extraordinary thought of card at thought of number up to ten
Related to New Era Card Tricks 85
Unknown The Ubiquitous Card card at named number
Related to New Era Card Tricks 102
Unknown Four Aces at four Numbers four numbers named and Aces counted to one by one, using faced deck and deck turnovers
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 133
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 New Era Card Tricks 192
Unknown Too Many or Little Cards deck counted a few times, number is always different, palming off and adding cards
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 20
Hugo Schröder Die 10 Orakelkarten "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", ten cards in row on table
Variations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 53
Eduard W. Lufa Die 10 Orakelkarten with dominoes
Inspired byRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 6) 85
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 119
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
Der Amateurzauberer 86
Charles Arbre Denken und Vergessen two cards chosen by a spectator and replaced, one named and one "forgotten", named appears at named number, other one chosen by another spectator
Variations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 6) 86
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 51
Robert Lenz Zur Karten-Piéce "Die wievielte Karte!" simplified method
Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 166
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 102
S. W. Erdnase Power of Concentrated Thought number up to ten
Related toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 196
S. W. Erdnase Knowing Position of any named Card
The Expert at the Card Table 182
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 132
Eduard W. Lufa Zum Erraten der Karten
Inspired by Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 159
Unknown The Row of Ten Cards spectator displaces x cards in packet, an x value card is produced
The Expert at the Card Table 188
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 2
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 51
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 115
Carl Willmann Ihr Wille geschehe! card chosen and shuffled back by spectator, small number named and card is there, gambling for seven with outs
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 180
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)
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 5) 70
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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 186
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 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 164
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
The Art of Magic 142
T. Nelson Downs Fifth Method card to any number, with placement strategy to twenty-sixth
The Art of Magic 154
Nate Leipzig The Ubiquitous Cards three peeked-at cards, three times stop trick performed, last time with spectator dealing, with variation with numbers instead of "stop"
The Art of Magic 157
Unknown Re-Count Force for card at any number
The Art of Magic 161
Unknown Third Method four cards laid out on table, spectator throws die and counts to card which is selection
The Art of Magic 44
Ziska The Transposed Cards done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to another
Variations The Art of Magic 49
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
The Art of Magic 171
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Unit Block Control Second Deal block backjogged
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 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 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
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
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
Modern Card Manipulation 100
Stanley Collins Cards and Coincidence three selections and three packets, cards at number, faced deck method
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
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
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 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 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 5
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 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 8
Charles T. Jordan The Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades)
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
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
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated Any Card at Any Number
Also published here The Nikola Card System 31
Louis Nikola Locating Card chosen and lost, magician divines card and position in deck after shuffles and cuts
Also published here The Nikola Card System 27
Louis Nikola 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
The Nikola Card System 62
Louis Nikola To Name The Position Of Any Card Called For
The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola To Name The Card Occupying Any Given Position
The Nikola Card System 39
Jack Merlin To Place a Selected Card in a Given Position in the Pack
Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number
Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab
Merlin's Master Miracles 17
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
Variations 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 The Book Without A Name 17
Tom Sellers Card and Number card found at number the performer says
Magical Pleasantries 22
George Demers Magic Number Revealment with thirteen cards
VariationsAlso published here "Eye-Openers" 14
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
Variations The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 76
Unknown A Matter of Thought glide
Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 81
Victor Farelli Subtlety versus Manipulation between one and forty
Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 82
Ernando Veneri The Veneri "Turn" bluff method for "card at any number"
Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 95
Unknown Thoughts Anticipated card and its position remembered, is transferred to another named number
Related to Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
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 More "Eye-Openers" 7
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Never Miss" Card Trick selection appears at chosen position, repeat with apparent failure and transformation
  • reverse count and packet turnover bluff
  • slip-back deal count
More "Eye-Openers" 19
Paul C. Krank Magic Number Revealment, Improved
Inspired by More "Eye-Openers" 19
Tommy Tucker The Six Card Repeat Mystery four repetitions, using the Glide false count
Expert Manipulative Magic 18
Tom Sellers Finding a Selected Card at Any Number Called For
  • Method 1
  • Method 2
  • Method 3
Card Tricks That Work 10
Theodore Annemann Three Cards - Three Numbers two decks, three times cards are found at small number named, in other pack, three-way forcing pack
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 42
Al Baker Eyes All Around performer produces card with value of number of cards by spectator
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 490
Tom Sellers Lift a Few spectator cuts cards and replaced, performer divines number of cards, two key cards come from sleeve
Card Tricks That Work 8
Al Baker A Card and A Number - Second Method same method, with short cards to mark positions
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
Mental Magic with Cards 27
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half
Related to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Card and Number Divination up to ten, with outs (palm-off, transformation)
Related to 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 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 10
Laurie Ireland Better Yet any ace at named number
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 11
Louis Lam Tower Bridge "A New Bridge Effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection
Would You Believe It? 11
Unknown A Card and a Number naming name and position of selection, key card
Mental Magic with Cards 11
Unknown The Count Down card and its position remembered and divined, two key cards
Mental Magic with Cards 12
Unknown A Test Discovery nail punch, naming position of selection
Mental Magic with Cards 13
Unknown Finding a Number
Related to Mental Magic with Cards 17
Unknown Repeat Six Card Trick Outline
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 8
Harry J. Smith Automatic Seconds card(s) at any number(s) using second deal from card case with slit
Variations 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
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 154
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)
"Lend Me Your Pack" 12
Unknown The Touch that Tells performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 146
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position
Related toVariations Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 152
Unknown The Nines random numbers add up to nine, Nines are selected
Related to Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 156
Unknown Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Al Baker A Card and a Number two decks openly used
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated memorized deck
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 396
Theodore Annemann Two Cheating Mysteries two-way-force deck
  • fair stop and count-down trick with two selections
  • one-handed location in hat
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 176
Unknown The Magic Breath trick succeeds on second count
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 17
Unknown Push-Back Count cards are counted from top of pack, first one is stolen back
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 52
Unknown The Missing Card card travels from pack to another pack to named number, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 105
Unknown Number Please any number, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 115
Theodore Annemann Initialled Card Telepathy signed card at chosen number or stop trick, double backer
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Your Card, Your Number slip back count, one way deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 154
U. F. Grant Say When three cards at three numbers in fifteen-card packet, using hat, one-way backs
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 164
Unknown The Reverse "Count-Down" Trick faced deck, banded deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
Unknown Mentalo card at random position is found at position twenty with bold miscounting
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 177
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Keystone Card Discovery some byplay and apparent failure
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
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
J. F. Orrin Card and Number Menetekel Deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 258
Unknown Finding a Card in Any Position basic stripper deck application
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 264
Unknown At Any Number From Pocket stripper deck
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
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 294
Unknown To Any Number short card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 312
Arthur H. Buckley Indetecto divining chosen number and card, impromptu punched card with finger nail
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 83
Unknown Up Your Sleeve spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Theodore Annemann One in Ten Detection performer finds out small thought-of number, one-way backs
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Charles T. Jordan Hourglass Cards time on watch gives position of card, placement via dealing selection procedure
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 181
Rolland Hamblen Necromantic Calculation
Inspired by Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 187
Ziska The Transposed Cards number of cut off cards is divined by value of a card, set-up
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Stewart Judah The Circle of Cards selection and number of counted cards are divined, set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 192
Rolland Hamblen A Trick Without a Clue selection and number of counted cards are divined, set-up
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 193
Unknown Eyes All Round a selected card indicates the number of pocketed cards, repeat, set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 193
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Dai Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 208
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
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 212
Charles T. Jordan Strange Coincidence stack that will force the number ten
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Unknown The Cards and the Dice card located via number on die, svengali deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 252
Unknown Educated Die rolled number finds card, stripper deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 274
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Numbers coincidences with number ten, Tens show up, cut off packet are ten cards, ..., stripper deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 278
Unknown X-Ray Eyes performer know position of chosen card, short key card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Louis Nikola Locating selection and its position named, memorized deck
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
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
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 191
Edward Reese Tattle Tale Card number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 201
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Unknown A Moving Revelation Row of Ten Cards
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 190
Unknown Pythagoras number of cards transferred from top to bottom is divined, Row of Ten Cards, set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 195
Howard Albright Unique Telephone Test phone number and name of person are divined and respective cards with values found
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 217
Audley Walsh, Hal Haber Infallible Prediction dealing procedure, no-touch
Related to More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 15
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here Greater Magic 549
Unknown A Chosen Card Is Discovered at Any Selected Number bottom deal
Greater Magic 212
Unknown b. Effect one to ten, thought-of card
Greater Magic 331
Unknown The Spectator Makes a Prediction svengali deck, selection at any number by spectator
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
Greater Magic 461
Harrison Give a Number! featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck method
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 283
Charles T. Jordan A New Force Deck unnecessarily gaffed deck for faced-deck countdown
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 289
Laurie Ireland Card at any Small Number bottom deal with cover card subtlety
Related toVariations Lessons in Dishonesty 6
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 Greater Magic 157
Unknown The Spectator Does it All cards are put in pocket and one selected, performer divines number of pocketed cards and selection
Greater Magic 226
Max Holden A Master Card Trick selection appears at predicted number
Greater Magic 232
Unknown The Up-to-Date Prophet spectator names number, performer card at that position, stacked deck
Greater Magic 289
Unknown Ne Plus Ultra. New Version with crystal ball four selections and their positions are named, short card and narrow card
Greater Magic 471
Al Baker The Incomprehensible Divination Row of Ten Cards, see original longer introduction on page 1128
Greater Magic 150
Al Baker Another Baker Twist on the old Ten-Card Trick Row of Ten Cards
Greater Magic 153
Ralph W. Hull Magic Number Revealment Row of Ten Cards
Also published here Greater Magic 154
Orville Wayne Meyer, Peter Warlock Again the Infallible Prediction three more handlings (two by Meyer, one by Warlock)
Inspired by More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 45
Newton Hall Name Your Number selection to any named number
More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 39
Barbara Stanwyck Card at Dice Number three dice thrown, total counted to selection
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 361
Theodore Annemann Card at Number from 1-10 with outs
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
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
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 377
Unknown Faced-Deck Card at Any Number
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 477
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought of position, continuous triples
Variations The Incorporated Strange Secrets 4
Paul Curry Lost and Found two spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, two other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back
More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 36
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
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 461
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
The Incorporated Strange Secrets 11
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 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 28
Purvis W. Miller Poker Hand Repeat Trick six card repeat with poker presentation
Variations More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 33
Eddie Joseph The Repeat Six Card Trick with just six cards, three phases where seemingly three cards are put in a hat
Strictly Magic 8
Elmer Applegit The Story of One Card Pete with rhyming patter
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 34
Martin Gardner Never-Miss Stop Effect two-pile-stop trick with Tens/Jacks alternating set-up
Related to 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 12
Unknown The Card at Any Number thumb count
Expert Card Technique 417
Unknown An Expert at Figures using addition force
Expert Card Technique 268
Unknown Five Star Finale five selections appear at five numbers
Expert Card Technique 263
William Ruesskamp Another Card Silk Idea silk transforms in a box, card is found at random number, Rueskamp
Fast Ones 17
Unknown The Magic of Nine number of cards in pocket and selection is devined
Expert Card Technique 402
Gerald Kosky Ziska Improved number of moved cards & selection are divined by value of a card, set-up, marked locator
Inspired byRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 40
Audley Walsh Open Minds sum predication via cards, out-to-lunch principle on deck of cards
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 523
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 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 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 84) 538
Don Medley, Harry Jordan Circum-Location three cards, odd-even, identities and positions named
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
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
Also published here Half-A-Dozen Hummers 5
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
More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 31
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary
Variations Expert Card Technique 292
Unknown The Double Leaper
Expert Card Technique 317
Walter B. Gibson Perplexity two cards in twenty card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less)
Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Herb Runge "Whiskers" using full deck
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 619
Francis Carlyle Eleven Card Trick brief
More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 17
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 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 24
Al Baker Cooperative Conjuring with (forcing) dice, between ten and thirty
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 211
Al Baker Outguessing the Spectator thought-of Numbers, two spectator, roughed deck
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 159
Joseph Cottone The Aerial Count
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 42
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Card and Number at any number, stripper glide
The Stripper Deck 19
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Lighting Calculator number named, that many cards cut off, next card selection
The Stripper Deck 23
Al Baker An Impossible Count spectators cut off packet and put in pocket, performer knows number, memorized deck
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 233
Unknown The Odd Estate puzzle with a story about a will
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 128) 739
Del Cartier Weird Coin coin borrowed, half deck dealt in four piles, top card correspond with year of coin, sum counted down, card predicted
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 757
Martin Gardner Four Piles and a Dollar Bill spectator deals pile into four piles, the values on top form the year on the bill
After the Dessert 6
Ken The Uncanny 6 Card Repeat Presentation politically incorrect
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 746
Bob Hummer Fantastric single card location, back turned for procedure, secret 10/9/8 count to find indicator card
Also published here 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 Fantastric 2
Unknown Royal Card Discovery piles are made, card is divined, mathematical
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 217
Unknown Card Appearance at Selected Number "between 5 and 10"
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
Select Secrets 25
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Lucky Seventh selection at named small number
Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Obliging Cards two cards found at two named numbers
Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 14
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Silver Trick date on coin is used to count down to four selections
Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 15
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Ringing the Changes card and its position remembered, optional stranger card
Prepared Cards and Accessories 31
Edward Marlo Number Transpo card at chosen position changes to different chosen position
Deck Deception 13
E. J. Moore Prophetic Card Discovery a bit disguised
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 215
Percy Abbott A Mysterious Discovery spectator removes x cards, magician finds card with value x, set-up
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 220
Art Lyle Bottom Deal Second
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 120
R. C. Buff Middle Deal center deal presentation
Related to The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 166
Harrison Give A Number featuring weird throw switch, mention of Svengali deck method
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 62
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 8
Edward Reese Tattle Tale Card number of cards is removed by spectator, performer produces spot card that indicates that number
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 70
Theodore Annemann The Touch That Tells performer divines number of pocketed cards with value of playing cards
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 71
John Booth Repeat Card Mystery five card repeat
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 223
Unknown Repeat Card Mystery six cards
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 227
Unknown "One From Six" Repeat Card Mystery
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
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 54
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 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
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
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
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 106
Sylvan Barnet At a Mentally Chosen Number
My Best 71
Elwin More My Favorite Card Routine prediction on business card, card found at chosen number
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 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 3) 139
Bob Hummer Little Stranger spectator places some red cards in his left and right trouser and jacket pockets, performer divines number
Related toAlso published here Little Stranger 1
Warren Wiersbe A Change in Number card and its position remembered, is transferred to another named number
Related to Mental Cases With Cards 19
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 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
Card Control 159
Herb Runge Shorty performer knows how many cards are in spectator's pocket
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 113) 454
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 Face Up Face Down Mysteries 1
Russell "Rusduck" Duck 32 selection process with square layout
Variations The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 439
Edward Marlo Just Imagine deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, effect description, solution on page 19
Marlo In Spades 17
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miracle Prediction deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, punch deal
Related toVariations Marlo In Spades 19
Edward Marlo III. The Named Vanish named card, reappears at named number, stacked
Marlo In Spades 36
Edward Marlo The Prediction performer knows card at named number, partial stack, part of "Marlo's Miracle Routine"
Marlo In Spades 15
Al Keene, Edward Marlo Super Count Routine long combination
Variations Marlo In Spades 47
Unknown Ultra Card Divination 34. position, ten backwards count
The Royal Road to Card Magic 35
Unknown A Card and a Number card is found at number which was "dealt" by spectator before
The Royal Road to Card Magic 26
Unknown A Pocket Discovery deck in pocket, card produced at named number
The Royal Road to Card Magic 18
Unknown Mentalivity
The Royal Road to Card Magic 186
Fred Fletcher Bottoms Up off-beat card at small number
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 647
Unknown Piano Trick
The Royal Road to Card Magic 106
George G. Kaplan Revello Card Circle thirteen cards and a lot of counting
The Fine Art of Magic 67
Al Baker Telepathy For Two two cards, one to ten, forcing banks
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 339
William Ruesskamp 15 to 30
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 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 11 & 12) 12
John Scarne Mathematical Finder No. 30, Mathematical, piles of cards formed by counting to ten
Scarne on Card Tricks 55
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
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 855
Howard Wurst Thought Control No. 28, Ten cards chosen and written on slips of paper, along with number. One paper is chosen, dealing down to number reveals that card
Scarne on Card Tricks 51
Cliff Green Magic in Your Own Hands No. 29, Spectator names a number between five and ten, card found at that number
Scarne on Card Tricks 53
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations Scarne on Card Tricks 132
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
Scarne on Card Tricks 49
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
Scarne on Card Tricks 71
Herb Runge, George Pearce, Ande Furlong Double Revelation No. 66, divine selection and number of pocketed cards
Related to Scarne on Card Tricks 120
Jack Miller The Traveling Card No. 74, Ace to King stack
Scarne on Card Tricks 135
Bruce Elliott Math performer names selection of position, sort of early anti-faro
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 208) 832
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
Scarne on Card Tricks 25
Edward Marlo Unknown - Effect No. 2 two selections appear at selected numbers up to ten, several methods, some with roughed cards, impromptu double backer
Unknown 1
Edward Marlo Effect No. 6 spectator thinks of card as they are riffled by slowly, this card reverses at named number
The Marlo Miracle Deck 3
Toni Koynini Evens spectator removes two even cards, subtracts them, takes that many cards, remembers new top card and shuffles deck, performer divines even cards, pocketed number and selection, clocking with even cards for two removed cards
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 24