16 entries in Cards / Principles / Salt
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Al Baker Pass the Salt! using salt, one card of three
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 116
Milton Sleight of Foot deck is kicked with foot and splits at selection, salt
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 39
Unknown The Salt Trick deck divides at selected card
Also published here 1938 Greater Magic 237
Unknown 38 - The "Gimmicked Cut". Use salt to mark the cut (credits it as "Sleight of Foot")
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 54
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Salted Card deck cuts itself at selection when thrown on table
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 29
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Second Presentation deck cut at selection with foot
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 30
Eddie Joseph The Cardiana Roll selection lost, deck hit and it splits at selection, using lead piece
1942 Greater Card Tricks 44
Robert A. Nelson Radar Pencil Mental Routine one of four cards is picked up secretly, card is detected, radar pencil
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
James Auer, Edward Marlo Card Telepathy de Luxe card divination, impromptu version by Ed Marlo
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 23
Joseph L. Barnett Hands-Off Miracle No. 35, Spectator cuts to, remembers bottom card, and replaces packet. Magician is able to cut to selection. (Salt location)
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 63
Steve Shimm Remote Recovery see also p. 864 for comment by Karl Fulves
Related to
  • glass powder suggestion by Art Lyle on page 31
Jan. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 16
Unknown The Salt Trick deck divides at selected card
Also published here 1972 The Living End 96
Emil Jarrow Salted Deck way to pour salt on deck
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 133
Unknown Salt Punch pressing card on salt grain on table
1983 After Jordan 3
Jack Avis True Grit way of dropping grains of salt on selection, as a control
1998 Come A Little Closer 12
Barrie Richardson A Glimpse of Milton fairly "thought-of" card divined, slippery powder/glass microbeads instead of salt
Inspired by 2011 Curtain Call 100