3,053 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Prediction
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown How to tell what card anie man thinketh, how to conveie the same into a kernell of a nut or cheristone, &c: and the same againe into ones pocket: how to make one drawe the same or anie card you list, and all under one devise card thought of is predicted on piece of paper in nut or button on spectator's coat, stooge, another person selects this card from deck, in optional repeat a nut with ink is cracked by some sucker
Related to 1584 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVIII) 190
Unknown Deviner d'avance le paquet de cartes qu'une personne choisira number of cards from a chosen packet is predicted
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 153
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and, even before such Card is named, to select it from the Pack, and place it singly upon the Table one in fifty-two, or switch
1876 Modern Magic 110
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards, unequal in Number, being placed upon the Table, to predict beforehand which of the two the Company will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming)
1876 Modern Magic 103
Unknown Two Heaps of Cards having been placed upon the Table, to Predict with Certainty which Heap a Spectator will choose ambiguous prediction, two handlings (number of cards or values in pile & odd/even pile with palming)
1889 Tricks with Cards 79
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen menschlicher Gedanken No. 6, spectator choses one of two piles, selection is predicted with "eight", one pile contains Eights, the other eight cards
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 8
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen mehrerer gewählten Karten deck dealt into four piles, one chosen, all cards in this pile are predicted
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung No. 7, card chosen and pushed into book, card and page predicted
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 95
Unknown Die Macht des Zauberstabes No. 44, four packets cut by performer, he names top cards of all piles
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 52
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen mehrerer gewählter Karten No. 39, four piles made, one chosen, all cards from that pile are predicted in envelope, nested envelopes system
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 46
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Des indischen Marabuts Sehergabe three numbers named and cards counted to, numbers and cards predicted, prepared envelope, faced deck
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 57
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
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
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
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Hypnose card chosen and inserted anywhere in a book, card and page number predicted, alternative method with forcing book by Conradi
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 53
Unknown Das magische Trio one card palmed from the start
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 107
Unknown Der mysteriöse Kartenkreis card chosen from clock dial layout with counting procedure
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 104
Unknown Kunststück à la Cumberland three cards removed by spectators and placed in handkerchief, predicted on three billets in goblet, they travel back into deck, billet index
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 61
Unknown Experto credite! named card is missing from new and sealed deck, with risky psychological force, out with card index and deck switch
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 230
Unknown Das Erraten der Stunde, zu welcher eine Person aufzustehen oder auszugehen beabsichtigt clock layout with twelve cards, spectator counts on this layout around a bit, ends up on a value that represents a thought-of hour
July 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 101
Unknown Der neue magische Kartenkreis "by H. Sch., Dresden", two predictions in envelopes, three dice rolled to get two numbers, counted to in a circle of cards, both predicted, Q-principle
June 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 11) 170
Unknown The Divination Of Thought three cards and their positions are predicted
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 174
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Magisches Fin de siècle one of six colors, coin, domino brick and playing card are chosen, all things predicted in envelope, mix of forces and indexes
Oct. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 4) 50
Unknown Thought Foretold deck divided in four piles, one chose, all cards divined and predicted
1897 New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown Die aus dem Spiel verschwindenden Karten thought-of cards vanish, double facer deck with odd cards on one side and even on the other side
Mar. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 36
Unknown The Spirit Envelope three selections, slip of paper with their names appears in previously empty envelope
1897 New Era Card Tricks 173
Unknown The Demon Envelope seven cards predicted in nesting envelopes
1897 New Era Card Tricks 100
Unknown Prediction in Notebook by Spectator
June 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 84
Hugo Schrader Der forcierte Gedanke two decks, one card placed on top of one deck as prediction, spectator remembers any card and its position in other deck, it matches prediction, then card travels into the other deck as clean-up anti-climax
Mar. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 141
Unknown Das Vorherbestimmen der Gedanken spectator stops during deal, number of dealt cards matched prediction, long card under predicted number, excess cards palmed and transferred
Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 164
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
Unknown Die Geisterschrift in Verbindung mit "Hypnose à la Hansen" No. 5, card chosen and pushed into book, name of chosen card and page numbers appear on previously empty slates, book with same page numbers on every double page
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 120
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written down, another spectator divines it via equivoque, it vanishes from deck and appears in envelope
Also published here Nov. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 164
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XVIII. Prädestination (Vorherbestimmung)
1. Die Karten (prediction of chosen pile, cards can be divined, Koran type)
2. Die Blumen (name of chosen flower appears on paper in sealed envelope, half forcing deck)
1902 Moderne Magie 174
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli III. Aus dem papierenen Königreich card is balanced on hat, deck is divided into two glasses and card floats from glas to glas, two cards are placed under two plates and the cards change places, selection is placed inside a book and performer shows envelope with miniature duplicate with correct page number and part of the text on that page written on it
1. Die Karten-Balance
2. Die Karte als Königin der Luft (with assistant)
3. Die Kartenwanderung
4. Eine magische Hypnose
1902 Moderne Magie 80
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
Unknown Prophecy Down-to-Date dealing and equivoque
1909 The Art of Magic 178
David Devant, T. Nelson Downs The Magician's Will Power with one-way deck improvement by Downs
1909 The Art of Magic 176
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (Zweite Ausführung) card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 82
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (La Pensée Quand-Même) tabled card is named card, with tray index
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 47
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke performer tables card, spectator thinks card from another deck, it disappears and the prediction card on table is correct
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 78
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der Gedanke two decks on table, spectator removes thought-of card from other deck
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 53
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
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 Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 196
Charles T. Jordan The Trio No. 10, also "The Thirty-first Mystery", three cards predicted, new deck opened and three selected, three duplicates palmed to deck
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 40
James J. Moren The Message from Mars No. 24, deck reduced to thirty-two cards and dealt into two piles, top card of one of the piles chosen and predicted in pocket
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 67
Charles T. Jordan The Twentieth Century Puzzle No. 14, chosen cards are returned into deck one by one and divined
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 46
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 Satan's Prophecy No.1, one of four named cards by performer is chosen and card travels from half to other half in box at named number, card is also predicted on paper
Related toVariations 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 2
T. Nelson Downs Transposition Extraordinary No. 2, deck separated in red and black, card from red half put in black half, it is predicted and transposes with another red card, halves rubber banded
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 5
Charles T. Jordan Reverse English on the X-Ray No. 5, x-ray deck openly shown, card from another deck inserted, spectator looks through hole at index, card predicted, repeated
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 12
Charles T. Jordan The Contrary Clock No. 9, chosen card from clock layout transposes with Joker in pocket, duplicates in pocket
Variations 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 19
Al Baker Two Souls with but a single Thought coincidence & prediction, two cards
Related to 1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 476
Charles T. Jordan The Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 23
Charles T. Jordan The Sequel position of two selections is predicted
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 26
Charles T. Jordan Mephisto's Prediction position of selection is predicted
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 25
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeated
Related toVariations 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 27
Charles T. Jordan The Vanishing Pair two selected cards are predicted and travel from one half to the other in card case, miscalling
Related toAlso published here 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 10
Charles T. Jordan The Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 34
Oswald Rae Mental Telepathy named card is found in small envelope, which is inside a big envelope
1926 Between Ourselves 11
Oswald Rae, Oswald Williams A Transparent Affair card appears between two sheets of plastic, held together by two rubber bands and standing on easel, two methods, similar to Jack Hughes' Television Card Frame
1926 Between Ourselves 19
Tom Sellers A Baffling Card Prediction
1927 Tricks That Work 12
Eric F. Impey One Ahead deck from blue deck put out as prediction, matches card that spectator choses from red deck, red/blue double backer
1931 Try This One 3
Tom Sellers The Double Card Prediction double backer stabbed in deck
1931 Sellers' Secrets 17
Victor Farelli Choice Foretold two cards chosen, both cards predicted by two cards each via value and suit in two envelopes
1931 Controlled Coincidence 10
Ralph W. Hull Hull's Marvelous Card Prediction three cards predicted, one thought of, two methods, one with Thayer's Lock Flap Card Box, predictions written on billets in clever way
1932 "Eye-Openers" 6
Ralph W. Hull Single Card Wonder Prediction spectator shuffles deck, names number and card at that position is predicted, re-deal force
1932 "Eye-Openers" 17
Ralph W. Hull A Mental Card Mystery tabled card turn out to be free selection, requiring two Jokers, top change and mexican turnover
Related toVariations 1932 "Eye-Openers" 15
Al Baker Al Baker's Famous Two Souls Trick coincidence & prediction, two cards
Related to 1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 485
Al Baker Al Baker's Wonderful Prediction position of card, pocket-writing
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 484
Victor Farelli Effect cards shuffled by spectator, still top card is correctly predicted on previous empty paper, locator card
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 99
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy two cards from different decks match
Related to 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Tom Sellers A Practical Prediction
1934 Card Tricks That Work 15
Tom Sellers Unique Card Prediction sandwiched card matches prediction
1934 Card Tricks That Work 9
Theodore Annemann The Lady and the Gentleman two card prediction with billet index
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 40
Tom Sellers The Paired Card card from odd-backed deck matches prediction in glass
Related to 1934 Card Tricks That Work 14
Theodore Annemann The Prophecy of Occurence two card prediction, slates
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 37
Harris Solomon Diabolical Influence multiple prediction of cards and a number on face of playing card, stacked
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 15) 76
Unknown A Prediction card at "selected" number predicted, calculation force
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 29
Theodore Annemann The New Nightmare Effect selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed
Variations 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 27
Theodore Annemann Wanted - A Card Routine Without Cards! invisible deck presentation for any named card to pocket, no method
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 60
Theodore Annemann Higher Magic! throwing stamp on ceiling, with prediction application
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 13) 62
Unknown A Card Prediction card at named number predicted
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 26
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
Theodore Annemann The Act longer routine of The Master Mind, several times cards are predicted on billets
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 17
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Master Mind two decks, three cards are predicted
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
Unknown Simple Effects 4. svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 247
Charles T. Jordan Hummer Detection one-way backs that must not be set in one direction
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 159
Tom Sellers Card and Envelope card added from underneath envelope
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 346
Unknown Cards of Chance
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 21
Theodore Annemann Wired Thought any person is phoned and asked to name a card, predicted by performer, index
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 31) 201
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
John Goodrum "Predetermination"
1937 You'd be Surprised 26
Unknown Mephisto's Message stack that will force the number twelve
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Unknown Prediction confusing cut to force two cards, possibly by Ralph W. Hull (see Trost reference)
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 23
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Unknown Projected Thought matrix dealing with thought of card and prediction of card and its position with prediction index
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 178
Unknown Svengali Prediction force cards are switched out during trick
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 250
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writer
Related to 1937 You'd be Surprised 20
Unknown Elimination Extraordinary no-touch elimination process, card marked on back (one-way)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Unknown Great Psychic Card Feat spectator marks card behind deck, divined, dummy pencil (Tom Sellers)
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 301
R. M. Jamison Touch blank cards variation, deck of blank backed cards, small-packet suggestion
Variations 1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 48
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Unknown Telepathy? performer marks a card on the face, it is the one named by spectator, nail writer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 300
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 112
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number ten
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
Ralph W. Hull Magnetic Mental Control odd-backed card placed in deck is found by spectator from faces, rough-smooth
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 287
Unknown The Double Card Prediction double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 126
Charles T. Jordan The Sequel position of two selections is predicted
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 86
Charles T. Jordan Mephisto's Prediction position of selection is predicted
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 86
Charles T. Jordan The Wonder Force forcing the first red card in riffle shuffled deck, two methods
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Unknown Backs Up forcing a picture card by placing all other picture cards to bottom ("take the first picture card" after riffle shuffle)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 76
T. Page Wright Infallible Prediction performer marks a card on the face, this is chosen by spectator
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 351
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
Charles T. Jordan Psychic Prediction total of six selections predicted, stack that will force the number 27, riffle shuffle with chains
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 200
Charles T. Jordan Thought Foretold a card is burnt unseen and then deck is examined - one card missing, predicted
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeated
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 74
Ralph W. Hull The Fourteen Deck set-up to force the number fourteen that can be shuffled, rough-smooth
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 299
Unknown Comedy Twin Card Prediction
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 91
Louis Lam Predicto four aces are shuffled by each performer and spectator, they chose the same which is also predicted on slate, jumbo cards recommended
1937 Watch Me Closely 7
Charles T. Jordan Twentieth Century Sorcery exploiting special feature on back of Bicycle Blue Thistle Backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 145
Charles T. Jordan Double Prediction two cards are counted to after reverse faro procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 85
Louis Lam Watch Me Closely numbers are added and counted to, card predicted
1937 Watch Me Closely 27
Charles T. Jordan Color Divination colors separated, spectator moves red card in black pile, card is predicted, repeated
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 26
John Goodrum General Notes on Predictions
1937 You'd be Surprised 26
Unknown Mental Card Mystery
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 345
Arthur Monroe Voodoo hole coin on string is put in box and hidden, light turned out, in glowing light performer is seen to have box again and coin drops off cord, combined with card divination on blank card
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 208
Glenn G. Gravatt Card and Envelope No. 2 card added from underneath envelope
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 347
Paul Curry "Touch" prediction written on cards, deck of double facers
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 44
Unknown The Prize Winner two decks, one is a svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 252
Charles T. Jordan Weirdo spectator names number, card at that position is predicted, repeated, for credit information see reference
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 173
Charles T. Jordan The Fifteenth Card values of two selections are added and counted down, card predicted, half deck stack
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Arthur Leroy Self Control any card is removed and put in pocket where it sticks out, any card named, card from pocket is named card
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Frank Lane A Slick Card Routine combo in which spectator finds selection, card is predicted, poker game is dealt, slick card and set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 100
Charles T. Jordan The Mystery Problem position of selection is predicted, svengali deck with different finish on force cards, ending clean with switch-out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 251
Arthur H. Buckley Knock 'Em Dead any card stopped at is predicted, alternating set-up and billet index
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 195
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker Medium Writes Card Predictions three predictions of a selected written on a piece of paper next to the name of the spectator and thrown into a bowl
1937 "En Rapport" 6
Unknown Coincidence two cards turned over, in second deck same two cards are found turned over
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
Charles T. Jordan One Ahead mexican turnover prediction with red-blue double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Unknown A Prediction mathematical procedure
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 174
Unknown Svengali Mindreading svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 254
Unknown The Clock Trick
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 340
Al Baker Twin Souls two cards
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan Wizard's Will using stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
Gerald Kosky Predicto spectator shuffles and cuts into three piles, performer predicts third card in pile he will choose, bad outs
1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 356
George G. Kaplan Cagliostro's Card. A Prediction 20$ are bet on the outcome, six duplicates, short card, double backer
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 486
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown The Three of Clubs card on table turns out to be any card named, different switches
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 327
Unknown With Prearranged Pack - a. Memorized Deck card reversed in deck turns out to be any named card, ungaffed, stacked deck
1938 Greater Magic 339
Unknown Diachylon Thought Control named card has different back, rough smooth
1938 Greater Magic 497
Ralph W. Hull The Magnetic Mental Control using two decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deck
Also published here 1938 Greater Magic 533
Dai Vernon Brain Wave Deck brainwave
Related toVariations 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 341
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch"
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 442
Stewart Judah The Three Heap four heaps of cards on table, spectator choses one which is predicted
1938 Greater Magic 555
William H. McCaffrey The Prize Winner
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 564
Audley Walsh, Hal Haber Infallible Prediction dealing procedure, no-touch
Related to 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 15
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin With Unprepared Cards, Without Forcing card laid face down on table proves to be card mentally selected
1938 Greater Magic 325
Peter Warlock Coincido card predicted with two cards in envelope (value and suit)
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 340
Al Baker A Prediction svengali deck, with half-deck clean-up switch
Also published here 1938 Greater Magic 433
Unknown A Psychological Force miracle if ace of hearts is named
1938 Greater Magic 199
Max Holden A Master Card Trick selection appears at predicted number
1938 Greater Magic 232
Harris Solomon Nomolos force deck shown, card chose, prediction says different card - correct, similar to McCombical Prediction
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 301
John Snyder Mr. Snyder Makes a Prediction packet dealing and magician's choice procedure, short card
1938 Greater Magic 473
Franklin M. Chapman Psychic Slate Mystery predictions of two selected cards on slate, chalk swami
1938 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
Unknown Under Which King, Bezonian? card predicted on billet
1938 Greater Magic 102
Stewart James Deck Digit Dial and Devil different procedure
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 337
Al Baker With Prepared Cards name of a red card is written on every black card in stacked deck
1938 Greater Magic 343
Tom Sellers The Tell Tale Scytale prediction with a scytale
1939 Scots Magic 9
Robert Brethen Known Before card on both sides predicted
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 58) 419
Purvis W. Miller Double Prediction predictions with blue and red pencil match cards selected from blue-backed and red-backed deck, one forcing deck, other one stacked or marked
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 30
The Great Merlini Red-Vibro spectator puts any card in envelope, performer spreads second deck, it has one odd-backed card - the same as in the envelope
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 395
James G. Thompson Jr. Red and Blue Futurama free selection in predicted on odd-backed card and changes back color
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 437
Robert Parrish Synchronism performer removes a card openly from blue deck, despite free choice spectator selects same from red deck, forcing deck and interesting deck switches
Variations 1939 Do That Again! 32
L. Vosburgh Lyons Tri-Predict envelope cut in deck, card above and below predicted, repeat
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 389
Oscar Weigle Duo Prediction
1939 Do That Again! 37
Eddie Clever Master of Will three cards in three envelopes, same cards are selected from other deck and were predicted
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 6) 1
Michael F. Zens Zen's X-Clusive Card Combination several cards are selected from a shuffled deck and replaced, performer finds them, then cards are put in envelopes, inside are predictions which match
Also published here 1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5) 1
Robert Parrish A Prediction to End Predictions playing card, word and date on bill are predicted
1939 Do That Again! 9
Louis Lam Coincidence update, combined with bank night and prediction
Inspired by 1939 Be Deceived 19
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 63) 443
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
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
E. Leslie May Magic versus Mentalism Addition thought-of card predicted, six out index
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 363
Fredric Kolb Nirvana Nos. one of sixteen colors selected, one card by naming position 1-52, three numbers added up, on cardboard in frame then appear those three selections
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 475
Charlie Miller Predestined Choice card chosen face up is odd-backed, fair
1940 Expert Card Technique 225
Paul Curry A Cur(r)i-ous Prediction spectator turns a card over behind his back which is predicted
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 49
Dr. H. Walter Grote Psycho-Carditis "Nothing New but the Presentation"
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 53
Walter B. Gibson Before Your Eyes Improvement improvement
Inspired by 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 535
Jack Vosburgh Double Edged Sword of Might two card prediction, one-ahead, mirage deck
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 122) 713
Theodore Annemann The Original Effect straight card prediction using billet index
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 529
Allan Howell Foretold selection with numbers and dealing procedure predicted
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 89) 559
Robert Brethen As in a Mirror Darkly billet index on back of cards
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 501
Unknown Crystal Thought duplicate, mexican turnover
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 335
John J. Crimmins Jr. Psycho-Carditis Variation count-down with faced-deck switch
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 55
Unknown The Numerological Card
1940 Expert Card Technique 385
Robert Tothill Secrets for Sale four locations
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 500
Jack Vosburgh The Future Deck prediction written on a playing card matches selection, gaffed deck, related to Curry's "Touch"
VariationsAlso published here 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 645
Stewart James Two Fearless Feats - 2. name of selected card appears on tissue paper (via Tarbell's "Phanteario")
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 602
Orville Wayne Meyer, Arthur H. Buckley Twin Prediction - The Improved Buckley Method full deck stack and billet index
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 530
Orville Wayne Meyer Twin Prediction partial set-up and ten-card billet index
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 530
Stuart Towne, Don Diavolo The Time Formula fairly selected card (6 duplicates used) predicted via mirror writing, time traveling presentation
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 96) 591
Theodore Annemann Lady and Gentleman two card prediction with billet index
Inspired byRelated to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 529
Unknown Do As I Do - A New Presentation with prediction kicker
1940 Expert Card Technique 393
Theodore Annemann, Walter B. Gibson The Omega Card Prophecy card chosen with dealing procedure, billet index
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 529
Bob Hummer Face Up Prediction spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 Half-A-Dozen Hummers 4
Kent Arthur Pastiche card selected, another turns over, third selection predicted
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 106) 637
Don Diavolo, Stuart Towne Tomorrow's Card prediction written, six cards from shuffled deck selected, then one of those, matches prediction, five-billet index
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 116) 686
Jack Vosburgh The Mystery of the Suits one of the aces is selected and found, then the suit of another selected ace is predicted
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 122) 711
Herb Runge He Fools You! spectator cuts deck to match prediction in suit and value
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 138) 784
Tom Sellers Think Of A Card
1941 Condensed Conjuring 6
Al Baker A Super-Superprediction person names card which magician has transfered to another deck, roughed
Also published here 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 216
Edward Marlo, John Scarne Marlo's Think A Card three thought-of cards are predicted on billets, one ahead, based on John Scarne's "Think a Card"
Related to 1941 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 26
Unknown Triple Prediction predicted are number of cigarettes in packet, card and its position
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 39
Tom Sellers A Good Prediction spectator inserts a knife into the deck, card is forced
1941 Condensed Conjuring 7
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 Al Baker's "Twin Soul" Card Prediction two spectators select cards via counting, see also here
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 229
Unknown The Mystic Card Clock Dial chosen card is put in pocket
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 239
Bruce Elliott, Walter B. Gibson Chance! Thought! Coincidence! with three different colored cardboards, one taken, one thought off and one stopped at by coincidence
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 75
Eddie Joseph What's in a Name spectator's name and prediction written on paper for three spectators, they spell to their names and find the predicted card
1942 Greater Card Tricks 31
Eddie Joseph Think of a Number three numbers counted to, cards predicted or divined, bluff count force (original top card)
1942 Greater Card Tricks 19
Arthur Punnar Prevision Proved named card is odd-backed, sticky odd-backed card
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 13
Walter B. Gibson Deserves Another predicting a card at a number, follow up
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Walter B. Gibson Pay Off spectator deals half the deck and tries to separate red and black, you predict the relations of the cards to the other half, two phases
Related toAlso published here 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 1) 1
Allan Lambie Double Prediction card reversed behind back is predicted, repeat, deck of double backers
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 7
Eddie Joseph "A Letter from Satan" named card predicted in letter, index
1942 Greater Card Tricks 80
Paul Morris A Miracle of Coincidence performer writes number and name on unknown card, spectator selects same card again
Oct. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 19
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 8
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 136
The Brain Guys Weirdo Double two predictions
Inspired by 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 46) 190
Hen Fetsch Future-Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 33) 135
Theodore Annemann Wired Thought any person is phoned and asked to name a card, predicted by performer, index
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 73
Tom Sellers Blue Sympathy named card reverses itself in second deck
1943 Magical Mixture 5
Paul C. Krank Knots To You disc with hole on rope goes in between knots
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 156
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy two cards from different decks match
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 36
Gerber Thrice Right thought of number is counted from the deck and cross sum as well, another spectator does the same without looking at the card, prediction matches the card from first spectator and when the card by the second spectator is turned over ist is the same as well
Inspired by
  • a routine by Stewart James in "The Jinx"
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 38) 157
Franklin V. Taylor, Bruce Elliott "Visible But Unseen" Or " The Pocket Index That Ain't" card prediction, index in deck, switch in hat
Inspired by 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 204
Clayton Rawson A Sucker Bet performed as a bet
Related to
  • page 211 for a variation
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 50) 207
Theodore Annemann The New Nightmare Effect selected card vanishes and turns out to be card previously removed
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 74
Milbourne Christopher Tavern Trickery card index appears in bottle cap
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 75
George G. Kaplan A Winning Wager five cards shuffled in placed on a stand, selected one is predicted on a slate with houlette and duplicates
Variations Oct. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 5) 73
Al Baker Al Baker's Best Card Trick two cards, duplicate bank
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 222
Frank Kelly Double Double prediction of two cards on double blank card, card is inserted in the deck next to the predicted one's
Related to 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 63) 256
The Brain Guys, Charles T. Jordan Brain Guys & Jordan (Double Prediction) two cards remembered from twenty, in the hands antifaro, prediction of places
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 56) 229
Warren Wiersbe The Perfect Card Prediction dealing and open red-black sorting procedure
Related to 1944 Action with Cards 16
Bob Hummer Personality Test face-up/face-down prediction of number of cards, weird, CATO related, personality type presentation
VariationsAlso published here 1945 3 Pets 1
Henry Weisl, Robert Greene Letters of Fire card value burns itself into paper stretched in a frame, paper index on back of cards
Related to Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 166
Edward Marlo The Wishing Card Trick cards placed on table turns out to be any card named
Also published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 317
Hathaway As You Desire a stand with 6 different color cards, spectator choses a color, spectator's card is behind
1945 My Best 14
John J. Crimmins Jr. Extra Joker Prediction
Related to 1945 My Best 74
Hen Fetsch Past Present and Future card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted by a medium on different colored papers
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 46
Hen Fetsch Future Hue card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted board with three different colors
Related to 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 44
Nelson Hahne The Blue Intruder
1945 My Best 94
George G. Kaplan Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deck
Related toVariations 1945 My Best 94
Jean Hugard A Sub-Conscious Miracle performer blindfolded, deck shuffled by spectator, three cards called and any cards removed by spectator one by one
Nov. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 6) 167
Orville Wayne Meyer Predictopack
1945 My Best 101
Bruce Elliott Change! Thought! Coincidence! card selected, thought of and unseen are all predicted on three different colored cardboards
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 38
Theodore Annemann The Master Mind stack, billet index
1945 My Best 69
Edward Marlo The Bonus Effect spectator fingertip-peeks at only reversed card
1945 Future Reverse 14
Dr. William T. Palchinas, George G. Kaplan A Sensational Prediction five cards shuffled in houlette and placed on a stand each, four removed, last one is predicted
Inspired by 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 50
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related to Feb. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 9) 99
U. F. Grant Zella Prediction Trick one card selected, one thought of, prediction written on one card, it's the selection with the thought of card written on it
Related to 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 19
William H. McCaffrey Bill McCaffrey's Prize Winner two decks, premonition, card is found in hat
1945 My Best 23
L. Vosburgh Lyons Match'em! spectator pushes middle of the center out with a knife / pencil, two times it's the mate of a previously tabled mate
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 89) 360
Robert A. Nelson, Dr. H. Walter Grote The Twenty-First Stunner ungaffed
Inspired by 1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 23
Jack Vosburgh The Future Deck one card prediction
Also published here 1945 My Best 117
Verne Chesbro Three Weirds three cards are predicted, three mathematical forces
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 84) 340
Ronald B. Edwards For the Future two decks, prediction is written on face of a card, free choice
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 104) 419
Warren Wiersbe Miracle Do As I Do
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 4
Cyril Marriott Affinities thought of card and unknown selection in envelope are predicted, with mental masterpiece card case and Pop-Eyed Popper cards
Related to 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 107) 431
Don A. Hans One Card in 52 named card has different back color
1946 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 8
Roger Barkann Follow the Leaders routine with red/black effects
  • prediction of red / black relationship (Phoenix No. 1)
  • Out of this World (not explained)
  • Follow the Leader (not explained)
  • Slop Shuffle Color Separation
Related to 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 102) 409
J. B. Bobo Bobo Locatrix card selected with seemingly fair cutting procedure, key card, location via "Trick that Cannot be Explained" type procedure
1947 Watch This One! 36
Paul Curry Two Minutes from Now spectator thinks stop at his selection when performer names the cards, position is predicted too
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 504
Paul Curry Curry Favors on Touch and variations of it
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 129) 520
Ronald B. Edwards Predic-2 see correction on p. 506
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 498
Edward Marlo II. Double Deal Vanish of named card, stacked
1947 Marlo In Spades 35
J. B. Bobo The Invisible Deck classic Invisible Deck
1947 Watch This One! 51
Paul Curry Mindreading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selected
Related to 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 141) 568
William S. Groom Clock Dial Card Prediction prediction in envelope
1947 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 36
Edward Marlo Just Imagine deck shuffled, number named by spectator, card predicted, effect description, solution on page 19
1947 Marlo In Spades 17
Ronald B. Edwards Remainder? card is selected and the value used to calculate a result which is predicted
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 118) 475