1,031 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Skill Demonstration
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown La Carte Dansante (The dancing card) selection appears on the wall, goes left and right and up until the card vanishes and appears again, thread and duplicate
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown La Carte Clouée au Mur d'un Coup de Pistolet corner torn of selection, then nail is marked and loaded into a gun, cards sprung into the air and selection is nailed to the wall, corner matches, with assistant
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 15
Unknown Faire croire qu'on fait avec une adresse merveilleuse une opération qu'on fait sans adresse having made a classic pass before, pretend to make a fair cut, to then pretend to make an invisible pass from any movements, faking the pass
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 180
Unknown Deviner la pensée d'autrui par un ancien moyen nouvellement perfectionné mutus nomen, final cards found with sword
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 163
Unknown To Nail a Chosen Card to the Wall
1876 Modern Magic 77
Unknown To Fling the Pack in the Air, and Catch the Chosen Card
1876 Modern Magic 63
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Card being drawn and replaced, and the Pack flung in the Air, to catch the chosen Card on the point of the Sword"
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 121
Unknown The Black Velvet Banner three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
1889 Tricks with Cards 196
Louis Comte The Ladies' Looking-Glass last pair caught from shower of cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 117
Bland The Card-Catching Plate four cards appear attached to rim of plate when deck is thrown at it
1889 Tricks with Cards 187
Unknown The Charmed Bullet and the Black Cloth Target nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
1889 Tricks with Cards 182
Unknown The Magic Sword "A Chosen Card Caught on the Point of a Sword"
1889 Tricks with Cards 175
Unknown A Card caught on the End of a Walking-Stick
1889 Tricks with Cards 178
Unknown The Velvet Cloth for the Production of Cards three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
1890 More Magic 109
Unknown The Black Cloth Target. Another Magic Pistol nine shuffled cards stuck to board covered with black cloth, performer shoots on board and hits selection
1890 More Magic 111
Unknown To Catch a Selected Card on the end of a Walking-Stick (almost) ungaffed stick
Related to 1890 More Magic 95
Unknown Mechanical Card Stick presented as different method
1890 More Magic 97
Unknown Das künstliche Abheben No. 48, performer cuts deck and announces in advance whether he cut to a number or picture card
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 57
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte an die Wand festzunageln No. 25, deck thrown to wall, selection remains thumb tacked at wall
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 31
Unknown Der Zauberwurf No. 26, deck thrown in deck, cards remain together until deck hits floor
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown Die magnetische Karte No. 42, performer holds cards, spectator slaps deck out of hand and only selection remains, magnetic force presentation
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 51
Unknown Das Aufspießen gezogener Karten auf einen Degen No. 16, four cards
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 21
Unknown Der Kartendegen No. 12
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 81
Unknown Der Kartendegen Eine Kartensoirée No. 2
four cards selected and shuffled back by spectator, stabbed at once from card shower
Oct. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 20
Unknown Ein ganzes Kartenspiel durchzureißen No. 12, whole deck torn in two halves
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 16
Unknown Das Zerreissen eines Kartenspieles tearing a deck of cards
Oct. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 153
Unknown Das Mädchen für Alles in Gestalt eines Kartenspieles combination of effects from book
1. Die magische Sehkraft
2. Die Kartenwage
3. performer repeatedly names card where spectator cuts to
4. Das Lesen mit den Fingerspitzen
5. Das Sortier-Etui (removing named cards from pocket)
6. Das unsichtbare, geheimnisvolle Uhrwerk
7. performer can always cut at a King (four Kings crimped)
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 85
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 3. third application, position of top card named after three "shuffles"
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Die an die Thür genagelte Karte deck thrown at door and selection remains nailed there with thumbtack
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 78
Unknown Die Spiegelkarte deck thrown against mirror, it breaks and card appears on mirror, mirror is repaired
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 169
Unknown Die Kartenscheibe deck thrown on board by spectator, selection remains stuck on board
Variations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 185
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster "Der Deutsche Reichsadler" deck thrown on board with bird drawing by spectator, selection remains stuck on board
Inspired by 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 186
Unknown Die Spiegelkarte deck thrown onto mirror, selection sticks, mirror broken when card is removed and restored
Related to July 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7) 101
Unknown Abrakadabra deck thrown in air and selection caught on plate
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 228
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster The Flying Card card thrown in air comes back, on thread tied to ceiling
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 73
Unknown Der Königsschuss à la Buffalo-Bill performer shoots at card and it has a hole
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 147
Unknown Die Kartendressur
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 167
Unknown Die Degenkarten
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 171
Unknown Der Kartendegen
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 192
Unknown Der Karten-Herkules
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 69
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Applications for Edge-Marked Deck also "Magisches Kartenspiel"
locating named card in squared deck and bringing it to top or bottom, identifying removed card
Inspired by July 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
Unknown The Cards and Mirror deck thrown on mirror, three selections stick to it
1897 New Era Card Tricks 171
Unknown The Card and Broken Mirror deck thrown on mirror, it breaks and card sticks to mirror, mirror restored
1897 New Era Card Tricks 265
Unknown The Card Caught on the Plate deck thrown in air, card sticks to plate
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 72
Unknown Four Cards Caught At The Finger Tips duplicates
1897 New Era Card Tricks 103
Unknown Friction Toss
1897 New Era Card Tricks 106
Francis King Der Kartenfang deck put on plate and tossed in the air, selection caught with plate
May 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 78
Unknown The Spectator as Conjurer spectator shoots chosen number of pins on shower of cards with pistol, they're found in selection
1897 New Era Card Tricks 95
Unknown The Flying and Obedient Card wide distance boomerang card, thread
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 194
Unknown The Conjurer As Marksman performer shoots in center of Ace of Hearts held by spectator, "Bullet Card"
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 249
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Concert- oder Kunst-Volte one-handed flourish pass, rubber-banded halves to make it easier
May 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 136
Unknown War in Peace card sword with unprepared sword and four cards (standard gaffed one briefly described)
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 82
Unknown Der behexte Spiegel deck thrown against mirror, selection sticks to mirror
June 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 12) 188
Unknown Die Karten auf Wanderschaft four pairs of cards chosen, Ladies' Looking Glass revelation, last pair apparently forgotten and then caught from shower
Dec. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 12) 182
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der Kartendegen No. 2, card sword with three cards and ungaffed or mechanical sword
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 16
Emil Clauß Another Card Sword with marked card and ungaffed sword
Related to 1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 18
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Das bezauberte Ballholz No. 21, three selections appear on flat wooden stick that is pushed in shower of cards
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 65
Emil Clauß Der neue Kartendegen "the new card sword", borrowed deck and marked card
Related to Feb. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 21
Unknown Der elektrische Kartenspiegel No. 10, mirror hangs on stage, deck thrown on it and selection clings to it, drops on command, electro magnet, alternative handling with battery on back and mirror in hand
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 80
S. W. Erdnase Producing Any Card Called For
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 181
Unknown The Acme of Control old effect with pair of pseudo duplicates
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 197
Mademoiselle Patrice Catching Two Chosen Cards from a Pack Thrown into the Air friction toss
1902 The Modern Conjurer 69
Unknown Der Kartenfang am Taschentuch deck thrown up by spectator, ungaffed handkerchief shaken into shower and selection appears at end of handkerchief
Mar. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 36
Unknown Der magnetische Künstler two cards put in center and reproduced at once (from top), Seven/Eight of Clubs and Spades
Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 52
Unknown Die drei Kartenakrobaten deck tossed up onto head of performer, three selections remain standing on performer's head
Feb. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 18
Mademoiselle Patrice Catching Two Chosen Cards from a Pack Thrown Into the Air top and bottom cards held back by friction
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 41
Ben-Zur Ben-Zur's Meisterschuss selection tossed into the air, hole shot through marked pip with pistol
Feb. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 19
Unknown Another Poker Trick three Aces are controlled then riffle stacked for four players
Related to 1909 The Art of Magic 130
Unknown New Methods of Concluding Card Tricks - First Method chewing gum
1909 The Art of Magic 43
Unknown To Tear a Pack of Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 24
Alexander Herrmann Czar Nicholas II. Anecdote anecdote about tearing deck in half
1909 The Art of Magic 25
Unknown A Selected Card Caught on the Point of a Sword elastic cord
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 113
Jack Merlin Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin A Routine of Sleights at the Card Table
  • cards in spectator's pocket, card fished out very fast
  • second and bottom dealing expose
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 2
Laurie Ireland Instant Card Location getting a named card to top in memorized deck
  • The Top 15 cards
  • Method of Locating Cards from Number 15 Down to Bottom of Deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 16
Victor Farelli Suggestions and "Tips" variations from where to produce the pair that denotes the card
  • Rising Cards
  • Cards in Pocket
  • The Blindfold and Knife
  • Caught in the Air
  • Cards through Handkerchief
1931 Controlled Coincidence 14
Graham Adams The Torn Pack and Tricks Therewith two cards selected and returned, then whole deck torn in two halves, two cards counted to in both "halves", they match and are one selection, everything mixed in a hat and both halves found by touch
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 27
Graham Adams Tearing the Pack with photo illustrations
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 66
Tommy Tucker Guessing the Number of Cards by Weight using the Glide false count
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 16
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in General: Card on Ceiling see page 172 for suggestion by Scotty Lang
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 101
Julian J. Proskauer The Origion and History of the Torn Deck Trick "origin", deck is sawn or torn in half, two half card selected, they match and are previous selection
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 96
Unknown Winning the Cut cutting the high card with spectator, stacked
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 223
Arthur H. Buckley Cards and Pockets number of cut off cards is divined, deck in pocket, any named card instantly produced
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 241
Unknown Cutting at a Chosen Card stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 266
Unknown The Court Cards finding all court cards, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Unknown Naming the Cards cutting to named cards (named by performer), stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Charles T. Jordan Positions Unknown named cards are produced and deck separated into colors, stacked stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 273
Charles T. Jordan Poker Player's Deal royal flush in named suit is located underneath handkerchief
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 368
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 Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 271
Unknown Cards from the Air two cards, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 272
Unknown Tearing the Deck five methods to tear a full deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 354
Unknown Somersaulting a Pack of Cards stunt of flipping deck over on table edge and catching it, also with wand
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 92
Cardini The Cardini Ace Trick Aces shuffled into pack (by performer) end up on bottom, featuring Cardini's Overhand Shuffle Multiple Shift
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 545
Laurie Ireland A Gambling Expose aces controlled while shuffling, then fake center deal
1938 Lessons in Dishonesty 9
Unknown New Finishes for Card Tricks: 2. Adaption of the "Spring" Flourish cards are sprung in air singly, card at certain position caught
1938 Greater Magic 224
Unknown The Ladies' Lookingglass "A New Version"
1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 20
Unknown "Tearing the Pack" Trick pack torn in half, card selected from both half, match and are previous selection
1938 Greater Magic 290
Unknown Torn Deck Discovery deck is torn in half, two half selected match and are previous selection, short card
1938 Greater Magic 471
John Scarne Ace-Cutting four packets cut to and dropped, top Ace turns over, daubed edge
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 72
Cedric Applause named card caught out of shower of cards
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 409
Robert Parrish Simplex Card Stabbing
1939 Do That Again! 40
Theodore Annemann The Torn Card deck torn in half, stop trick from both half piles, credits see p. 461
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 460
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
Unknown Gambler's Sense of Touch performer cuts at selection
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 20
Unknown Digging For Diamonds performer and then spectator always cut at diamonds
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Billy O'Connor Instanto cutting to any named card, gaffed deck
Related to 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 677
Crocker The Four Aces cards shuffled in fairly, duplicates produced from Xkwizit gimmick
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 690
Sigmund Krumgold Odd Event
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 617
Laurie Ireland Card and Whiskbroom cards thrown into air and card caught with a whiskbroom
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 3
Unknown A Cutting Discovery found by cutting to it, thumbnail estimation
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 114
Unknown Poker Heaps performer cuts deck in five piles, good poker hand on top
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Unknown The Migratory Aces with travelers finale
1940 Expert Card Technique 252
Edward Marlo, Hank Nowoc Four Aces Again Aces lost in deck, four packets cut to and dropped, top Ace turns over
Inspired by 1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 17
Unknown The Four Aces Are Tops
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Unknown To Control Two or More Cards as four-Ace Control
1941 The Stripper Deck 8
Don Diavolo Magic Shuffle two halves shuffled face-up into face-down bring two selection next to each other
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 133) 764
Edward Marlo Sensitive Fingers Aces are located apparently by sense of touch, using a short card with broken corner
1941 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 44
Eddie Joseph "I Get The Aces" Aces shuffled into deck by spectators, red or black Aces produced as chosen
1941 How Gamblers Win 4
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Card Target spectator throws cards at target, selection sticks there
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 25
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Second Presentation deck cut at selection with foot
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 30
Edward Marlo Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in hat, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1942 Deck Deception 10
Edward Marlo Handling Improved
Related to 1942 Let's See the Deck 10
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Fantastic Fan four Aces keep reappearing on bottom of deck, sucker phase, then to shoulder
Related to 1943 Tricks and Sleights 23
Theodore Annemann The Card on the Ceiling wax
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 1
Julian J. Proskauer The Torn Deck Trick deck is sawn or torn in half, two half card selected, they match and are previous selection
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 24
Paul Morris Are You Sure? - A Quick Trick with a Novel Finish four Jacks are cut to, then one Jack transforms into selection
Also published here Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 26
Ed Reno "Tack It" deck thrown at board held by spectator
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 231
Unknown Card on the Ceiling wax
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 235
James F. Herpick, Jack Thimbleny Improved Card on the Ceiling
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 236
Unknown Card on the Wall
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 238
Unknown The Card, Card Case, and Board
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 240
Bill Nord Card Trick from Sphinx deck put on the wall held by flash paper, when ignited all cards fall down except selection
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 227
Warren Wiersbe New Ace Control
1944 Action with Cards 6
Harry Mendoza Card on the Wall chosen card tacked to the wall
1945 My Best 24
Don Medley Impromptu Routine with a Borrowed Deck combination of several effects, see following items, starts with flourishes
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 150
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimps
VariationsAlso published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 318
Dai Vernon Cutting The Aces
Related toVariations 1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 27
Edward Marlo Faro Aces aces placed thirteen cards apart, brought back together via faro shuffle
1947 Marlo In Spades 16
Paul Curry Miscalled
Related to 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 544
Edward Marlo What? No Crimps?
Related to 1947 Marlo In Spades 29
J. B. Bobo Four Ace Routine (a) four piles build by shuffling and being stopped by spectator, Ace on top of each
(b) Aces lost, number cards selected and their value used to count down to Aces
(c) "Cutting the Aces"
1947 Watch This One! 65
Edward Marlo Impossible to Follow crimp
Related to 1947 Marlo In Spades 27
Edward Marlo Under the Table crimp
1947 Marlo In Spades 28
Bruce Elliott Cut Up method to cut bottom card to top, cards on the table, small trick, where several cards come back to the top as a gambling demo
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 621
Unknown Ladies' Looking Glass
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 255
Unknown Spring Catch
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 105
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Nailcutting the Aces
1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 9
Carmen D'Amico Toss Over Card card is thrown invisible between two reversed cards in the deck
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 86
Russell T. Barnhart Four-Ace Opener slip cut
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 134
Edward Marlo General Ace Opener using crimp and Charlier Cut
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 136
Unknown Magnetizing A Card Sticking a playing card to a wall with static electricity
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 8
Unknown Tossing Cards Into a Hat Technique taught for tossing cards into a hat accurately
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 7
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Push Through Failure face up cards shuffled in face down cards, open push-through, selection is reversed in other half, three versions, see p. 773 for corrections
Variations 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 192) 766
Paul Curry, Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, with reflex beginning
Related toAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 191) 764
Audley Walsh Cut Up one handed cutting the Aces, Aces reversed
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 748
Al Leech Super Ace Control finding the Aces by their sound, while riffling through the deck, riffle count
1949 For Card Men Only 22
Eddie Joseph One-Eye Joe Kings lost with cut and shuffle procedure and found again
1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 12
Eddie Joseph A Discovery and Its Possibilities two cards face-up and face-down alternating after slop shuffle, principle of always cutting to either face-up or face-down card, sorting behind back and applications:
  • A Force
  • A Natural Trick (two-pile location)
  • The Two Cards (two spectators turn over cards in jumbled deck which are divined)
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 23
Don Alan Stuck Up Card card on wall, thumb tack
1951 Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 16
George Schindler Sealed Penetration deck is sealed and put in spectator's pocket, performer fishes card out very fast
Related to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 237) 949
Eddie Joseph That's Your Card - Take It Away four cards chosen, lost, honest slop shuffle to mix cards face-up/face-down, performer cuts to cards
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 25
Edward Marlo Cutting the Aces Routine Charlier Cuts, last Ace from pocket
1951 Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 4
Bill Simon The Middle Deal mock center deal
Related to 1952 Effective Card Magic 86
Bill Simon Unexpected two red aces are laid on spectator's hand and transform into black aces, then the red aces are pinched out of the deck one by one, first phase similar to Fechter's "Be honest"
Related to 1952 Effective Card Magic 133
Bill Simon Deuces Wild black deuces rise to the top one by one, then they are used to pinch the red deuces out of the deck
1952 Effective Card Magic 166
Bill Simon The Finger-Stab cards are thrown into the air and selection is plucked out
1952 Effective Card Magic 121
Al Leech Upside Down Shuffle card is found by pulling a face-up half through a face-down half, based on a Gardner/Marlo idea
1952 Manipulating with Leech 19
Bill Simon The Gambler Controls the Aces cutting the Aces (jogged Aces), then all Aces turnover in the deck at once
Variations 1952 Effective Card Magic 54
Edward Marlo In One Shuffle aces lost in deck, still on top
1953 The Cardician 83
Jay Marshall Card on Ceilling tape method
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 22
Edward Marlo Grab It
1953 The Cardician 49
Edward Marlo Push Thru Failure four methods
1953 The Cardician 19
Edward Marlo Challenge Cutting of Aces
1953 The Cardician 67
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimps
Also published here 1953 The Cardician 6
Edward Marlo Effect Seven magician cuts to Aces, three cards on each, Aces vanish, reappear in deck, three double facers
1953 Unlimited 24
Cy Endfield The Catch in the Pack next to selection or at named position
Related to 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part III 14
Edward Marlo Throw in Location thumb riffle estimation to 19/20th position , two methods
Related to 1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 329) 125
Howard Bamman The Impromptu Card on the Wall with tack
1956 Pretty Sneaky 8
Paul Curry, Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, slit, with reflex beginning
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 169
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Flip Deck cutting to any named card, gaffed deck
Related to 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 13
Henry Bihari Card on Board thumb-tack
1957 26 Originals 15
Edward Marlo Clip Palm Ace Cutting
1957 Side Steal 54
Edward Marlo The Card Transfer for Ace Cutting only idea mentioned
1957 The Tabled Palm 37
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #8 using mechanical estimation
1958 Faro Notes 56
Edward Marlo The Crimp Cull riffle shuffle cull, four Aces are corner crimped
Variations 1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 66
Edward Marlo Cutting Aces to Top of Four Packets
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 114
Al Leech No Crimp Ace Cutting with the charlier cut
1959 Cardmanship 24
Everett Lyda Cutting to the Aces
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 59
Charlie Miller The Homing Deuces four Twos keep reappearing on bottom of deck, sucker phase
Related to 1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 60
Charlie Miller Two Dollars and Aces aces appear in two envelopes that contained a dollar bill before, P&L Phantastic Card Reel for long spread in air
Inspired by 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 58
Charlie Miller The Tack Trick thumb tack
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 54
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks "Karte an die Wand" card is unseen an put in pocket, second deck is thrown at a wall and same card as selection is found pinned on the wall
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 67
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 15
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 26
Charlie Miller Version of Selbit's Cards and Tray out-of-hand selection of two cards, one from pocket, one caught from thrown up deck
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 30
Charlie Miller, Harry Mendoza Card on Knife stabbed in air
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 51
Lane Bateman A New Card Spatula using a cake spatula
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 27
Harry Lorayne The Inseparable Four four Kings shuffled in four packets, then together, then all Kings together in middle, optional faro
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 148
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 162
Edward Marlo Trapped "Fourth Effect", sandwich cards passed through deck trap selection
1962 Tilt! 11
Edward Marlo The Pincers "Fifth Effect", sandwich cards are stuck into deck from back and selection is pulled out with them
1962 Tilt! 11
Edward Marlo Side Riffle Estimation Effect card is thrown next to selection
1962 Estimation 16
Edward Marlo Back End Riffle Estimation also on the table, tossed-next-to-selection effect
Related to 1962 Estimation 18
Edward Marlo Miracle Card Stab Location estimation
1962 Estimation 59
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite Out
Inspired by 1962 Estimation 60
Edward Marlo Miracle Coincidence Toss odd-backed card tossed in deck to find mate
1962 Estimation 69
Edward Marlo The Magic Throw #1 challenge conditions
1962 Estimation 70
Edward Marlo The Magic Throw #2 challenge conditions
1962 Estimation 71
Edward Marlo The Magic Throw #3 no selection, performer names card next to locator
1962 Estimation 72
Carmen D'Amico Face Up Finder card tossed in deck with force (no riffling), bottom slip force
1962 Estimation 73
Edward Marlo Sure Throw #1 bridge
1962 Estimation 74
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico's Latest Method cut at crimp
Related toAlso published here 1962 Estimation 76
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Marlo's Suggestion
Inspired by 1962 Estimation 77
Edward Marlo Sure Throw #2 and #3 long and short card
1962 Estimation 75
Edward Marlo Sure Throw #4 jog
1962 Estimation 75
Edward Marlo The Dribbling Spectator spectator dribbles cards, performer tosses card in next to selection
1962 Estimation 79
Milton Kort The Homing Pigeon Joker tossed and caught in the deck, trapped between two selections
1962 Kort Is Now In Session 10
Edward Marlo K. M. Move with the Peek transfer and reverse combo
1962 The K. M. Move 14
Edward Marlo The Cut Estimate cutting off the same number of card, tabled or in-the-hands, Ace cutting application
Variations 1962 Estimation 19
Gerald Kosky Double-Cut Poker Run-Up
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 339
Edward Marlo No Key - Faro Aces without key cards and counting
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 5
Edward Marlo Faro Double Control openly controlling aces while secretly controlling other cards (e.g. kings)
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 36
Edward Marlo Triple Packet Disclosure cutting three packets, distributing three selections on top, with variations
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 7
Edward Marlo Four Ace Location (Stacked Deck Retained) four Aces shuffled into deck and cut on top of four piles, order retained
Related toVariations 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Multiple Stripper Control aces are stripper cards in normal deck
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards) 12
Edward Marlo Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro Ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last Ace found at named number
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 44
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 1 Aces lost in deck, performer cuts deck in four piles with Aces on top, Kings on bottom, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 14
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 2 Aces and Kings lost in deck, performer cuts deck into four piles with Aces and Kings on top and bottom of each, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 14
Edward Marlo Cutting the Aces
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 5
Edward Marlo Aces and Four Packets
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 5
Edward Marlo Kings and Aces deck cut into four packets, Kings on top and Aces on bottom, two methods
Variations 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 6
Edward Marlo Alternated Ace Cutting
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 9
Edward Marlo Shuffle and Cut Discovery of Four Aces six methods, cutting into four packets
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 3 Shuffle and Cut Discoveries) 1
Edward Marlo Four Shuffles Ace Location
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 3 Shuffle and Cut Discoveries) 10
Edward Marlo Four Ace Shuffle and Packet Cut Discoveries
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 3 Shuffle and Cut Discoveries) 11
Edward Marlo Combination - Top and Bottom Block Transfers deck cut into four packets, Kings on top and Aces on bottom, order retained
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers) 4
Edward Marlo Flash Aces deck cut into four packets, Aces on bottom of each
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 17
Al Leech Pseudo Boomerang invisible flight into pack
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 50
Al Leech Cut the Aces face-up double cuts
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 46
J. W. Sarles Card on Ceiling Idea wax on ceiling
Nov. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 64
Murry Graham Rough Smooth Card on Ceiling not-so-serious idea
Dec. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 71
Al Koran Double Deal dealing five people the same cards, set up, twenty-five duplicates, siamesa
Variations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 119
Edward Marlo The Named Four cutting to any four of a kind called for, edgemarked
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 9
Harry Lorayne Stabbed in the Pack card really thrown in deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1967 Deck-Sterity 129
John Benzais, Harry Lorayne Stabbed in the Pack credit information
Related toVariations 1967 The Best of Benzais 40
Tony Shiels Poor Man's Stabbed in the Pack
1967 The Best of Benzais 44
Harry Lorayne Will the Real Stabbed in the Pack Please Stand Up!
1967 The Best of Benzais 46
Dai Vernon Running the Scale seven packets are cut rapidly on the table with one to seven cards
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 95
Robert Parrish Magician vs Pickpocket signed card in deck, deck rubber banded, wrapped in newspaper and put in spectator's pocket, performer reaches in and removes signed card, see p. 874 for vague Charles Jordan credit
Related to
  • p. 116 for correction
June 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 101
Charlie Miller Catching a Chosen Card staging the effect as a good finale
1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 23
John Benzais Four of a Kind named four-of-a-kind
1967 The Best of Benzais 36
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky Die Lange Karte making use of reversed cards in deck with whole deck corner-shorted, like cutting to the Aces
1967 (ca.) The Astor-Deck 8
Edward Marlo As a Disclosure face-up Ace appears while cutting
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 5
Karl Fulves Example 16 32 cards, any card specified in stages (color, suit, value...) comes to top after some faro shuffling, gray code and faro
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Gray Codes) 22
Edward Marlo As a Toss in Stab Effect application of IBD (Immediate Bottom Deal), with cover card
Mar. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 245
Karl Fulves Torn Corner Control push-through failure with a card that has a corner openly torn off
1969 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Riffle Shuffle Controls) 37
David Ray Stigmata design cards, one design chosen with card sword (!), design appears on skin with luminous paint
1969 HEX! 63
Eddie Fay Fay's Capping Demonstration producing Aces from shuffled deck, sleeve-holdout
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 23
Bobby Bernard School For Croupiers coin flourishes, cutting the aces and dice stacking to a croupier presentation
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 225
Alton Sharpe Jumping Jacks performer cuts pack into four piles, Jacks on top, then matrix routine with table mat with post card covers
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 145
David Bendix Ace-Cutting without Double-Cutting alternate way to get into "Cutting The Aces", using faro shuffle
Inspired by 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 74
Frederick M. Shields Cagliostro's Sword card sword with business cards
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 5) 22
Karl Fulves Octogonal Aces Aces shuffled reversed in deck, cut to again, stripper deck
Related to 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Third Supplement) 82
Edward Marlo Ace Cutting using Marlo Key Card
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 69
Edward Marlo Professional Ace Cutting with crimp
Related to 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 146
North Bigbee Magick Aces using a brand new deck
1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 6) 29
Val Andrews Riffle-Count No. 2, performer counts card with quick riffle, gag
1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 4
Val Andrews Feat of Strength No. 16, tearing deck in half one card at a time as gag
1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 7
Val Andrews The Hard Way No. 17, tearing deck in half
1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 7
Karl Fulves Essential Erdnase demonstrating card control by controlling and producing 4s, aces as kicker
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers 13
Karl Fulves Technicolor Shuffle cutting to red cards, secret strip out condition
1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 19
Eddie Fechter Fechter's Fooler
Related to 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 50
Allan Ackerman Axing the Aces backs of Aces change color
1971 The Esoterist 24
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Don Costello The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers with four Kings kicker and story
Inspired byVariations 1971 Reputation-Makers 11
Edward Marlo Marlo's Super Ace Cutting eight extra Aces
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 29
Frank Garcia Culling the Aces pseudo riffle culling
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 102
Jack Merlin Flying Indicator card lands next to selection
1972 The Living End 108
Unknown Card on the Wall saliva
1972 The Living End 7
A. P. Johnson Card Hypnotism selection sticks to the wall
1972 The Living End 53
Unknown Card on the Ceiling
1972 The Living End 90
Mel Jones Shower of Cards
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 79
Unknown The Springing Cards cards are sprung into the air, chosen card is caught
1972 The Living End 9
Louis Comte Cards at the Fingertips similar to Hofzinser catch
1972 The Living End 80
Unknown Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card
1972 The Living End 90
Edward Marlo Strip-Out Failure four aces as block
1972 The Shank Shuffle 56
Unknown Torn Pack Location deck torn in half, two halves of selection found at named numbers
1972 The Living End 46
Edward Marlo The Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in hat, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Also published here 1972 The Living End 145
Frank Garcia, John Scarne TV Aces production where thumb digs in and pulls out aces, bridge
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 59
Jim Surprise Magician Cuts the Aces
1972 Card Cavalcade 93
Karl Fulves Notes On The Handling - 5. cutting to random named cards
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 53
Joseph K. Schmidt Subconscious Poker II one card is controlled during the repeat-dealing of five poker-hand and appears in a Royal Flush, see also p. 840 for idea by Cushing Strout
Inspired by
  • "Subconscious Poker" (Bob Fisher, The Sphinx, April 1939, or Daley's Notebooks #407)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 687
Robert Walker Toss-Timated card tossed in in deck, value there used to count to selection
Inspired by 1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 54
Karl Fulves Double Push Thru with two cards
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 76
Karl Fulves Jack Trap as a sandwich effect
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 78
Karl Fulves Push Thru Trap pushing three Aces through deck at different positions which collect two selections
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 80
Karl Fulves Tunnel Effect one half is pushed through the other, then all cards of one color turn over except chosen card
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 82
Karl Fulves Maximum Blue cards change back and front while pushed through each other (also perpendicular), posed as a problem
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 91
Father Cyprian King Kut cut to kings which change to aces
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 46
Frank Garcia Crazy Aces Aces change to Kings, Aces are cut to
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 62
Frank Garcia Riding the Aces
Related toVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 196
Gene Finnell Cutting the Aces, Free Cut Style Aces cut to after losing them with Free Cut principle, with two variations
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 70
Karl Fulves Instant Ace Cutting Aces dropped on top of deck, instantly four piles formed
1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 28
Karl Fulves Instant Ace Cutting Aces dropped on top of deck, instantly four piles formed (problem posed on p. 28)
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 64
Karl Fulves Challenge Ace Cutting spectator shuffles cards
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 46
Karl Fulves No-Crimp Ace Cutting setting four side jogs
Related to 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 84
Harry Lorayne HaLo Aces using HaLo Cut
VariationsAlso published here 1973 Rim Shots 131
Harry Lorayne HaLo Again four Ace production
Variations 1973 Rim Shots 138
Lin Searles Countdown Aces performer cuts to Ace, Two, Three and Four on top, counting down to the Aces according to values, inspired by Ed Marlo routine
Variations Autumn 1973