2,950 entries in Cards / Principles / Stacked Deck Stuff
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Unknown Le Grand Sultan automaton who can divine a card by nodding with his head, the number of a rolled dice and in which compartment of a closed box a doll is placed, with assitant
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 1
Unknown Les Cartes Devinées, les Yeux Bandés spectator selects a bunch of cards and shuffles them, medium comes on stage, then with blindfold and without the performer saying a word all cards are named
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 39
Unknown La Carte Brûlée, qu'on Fait Trouver Dans une Montre card is selected and burnt, ashes vanish from a box and miniature card is found under glass of a watch, spectator selects among three, with assistant
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 19
Henri Decremps Tour du Piquet incompréhensible, nouvellement perfectionné. performer always has best five cards from chosen suit, spectator deals several hands, inspired by a routine in Guyot
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 225
Unknown To Name all the Cards in the Pack in Succession full stack, Eight Kings explained
1876 Modern Magic 50
Unknown The Cards being Cut, to tell whether the Number Cut is Odd or Even
1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Whist Trick. To deal yourself all the Trumps all four hands contain all cards of a suit
1876 Modern Magic 51
Unknown The Whist Trick. Improved Method. "To deal yourself all the Trumps, the three other Players holding the usual mixed Hands"
1876 Modern Magic 119
Charlier Artificial Spiritualism removed cards divined, pile cut off by spectator and number of cards as well as number of pips divined, stacked and punch marked
1889 Tricks with Cards 63
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 95
Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge)
1889 Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick spelling every value in a thirteen-card packet
1889 Tricks with Cards 75
Unknown The Queens digging for Diamonds hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here 1889 Tricks with Cards 82
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile
1889 Tricks with Cards 60
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick cards coming out in order via down-under-deal, thirteen-card and 32-card version
1889 Tricks with Cards 72
Unknown To Name all the Cards of the Pack in Succession full stack, 32-version and Eight Kings explained
1889 Tricks with Cards 76
Unknown Odd-Even Divination performer knows whether cut-off number is odd or even
1889 Tricks with Cards 77
Unknown The Whist Trick dealing four hands, one contains winning suit and others are either mixed or also sorted in suits
1889 Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown Four-of-a-kinds deck is dealt in thirteen piles, value named, one pile is removed that consists of all those cards
1889 Tricks with Cards 78
Professor Hoffmann Introducing a Stacked Deck
1890 More Magic 74
Unknown The Capital Q back-count force with counters/coins or cards, as divination with partial stack
VariationsAlso published here 1890 More Magic 27
Unknown Further Illustration naming position of any card or card at any position
1890 More Magic 79
Unknown Practical Illustrations
  • top cards named after cut
  • spectator cuts off cards and performer knows number of cards and points containted
1890 More Magic 75
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick thirteen-card packet comes out in order via down-under deal
1890 More Magic 31
Unknown The "Spelling" Trick from thirteen-card packet every value from Ace to King is spelled out
1890 More Magic 31
Unknown The "Alternate Card" Trick with a Complete Pack apparently mixed deck comes out in order via down-under deal
1890 More Magic 42
Charlier The Charlier "Dial" stack system with rules to calculate positions and the number of pips in a cut-off pile
1890 More Magic 69
Unknown Grande clairvoyance mystèrieuse two decks, two chosen cards match, decks marked, one in new deck order, second method with Mexican Turnover, third method in which one card is secretly transferred to the other deck at the beginning
Related to Apr. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 60
Unknown Delayed Stack Use starting with a trick that does not change order
May. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 5) 76
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 Das Umzählen on the reverse counting of decks and packets
Variations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 124
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenwage performer names number of cards in cut-off pile, with patter
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 87
Unknown Die künstliche Reihenfolge der Karten simple cyclical stack, divination of chosen card
Mar. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 97
Unknown Das Wiederfinden der Karten two cards are lost and found, divided deck, either red-black or odd-even
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 103
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen deck shuffled by a (real) controlled Charlier Shuffle type procedure, with tables how the order changes, 32 or 52 cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 113
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
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster On Memorized Deck & Applying Controlled Shuffle using the controlled shuffle to set-up for "Die künstliche Reihenfolge"
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Das mathematische Mischen - 4. fourth application, deck "shuffled" two times, then card at any position named
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 120
Unknown Gerade oder ungerade performer knows if cut-off pile has odd or even number of cards, red-black alternating
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 89
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neueste Methode, Karte zu erraten Stebbins type stack with 32 cards
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 92
Unknown Der allwissende Künstler "by H. Sch., Dresden", deck laid out on table, performer can find any named card from the back, switched for stacked deck
Dec. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 60
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
Unknown Die Unzertrennlichen deck shown mixed and taken under a handkerchief, performer brings out all fours-of-a-kind one after the other, two methods (stacked stripper deck, deck switch)
Feb. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 83
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
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection
Related toAlso published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 192
Hugo Schröder Der Kartenkünstler als Hellseher "by Hugo Sch., Dresden", layout of all cards on table, performer can name any of the cards
Related to Jan. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 4
Mr. Blak Das Ordnen der Karten deck shown mixed, down-under deal performed to sort deck in new deck order
Variations Sep. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 133
Unknown The Prearranged Pack Eight Kings stack
1897 New Era Card Tricks 41
Unknown The Demon Envelope seven cards predicted in nesting envelopes
1897 New Era Card Tricks 100
Unknown Thought Foretold deck divided in four piles, one chose, all cards divined and predicted
1897 New Era Card Tricks 135
Unknown The Spirit Envelope three selections, slip of paper with their names appears in previously empty envelope
1897 New Era Card Tricks 173
Unknown Mystic Divination pile of card selected and pocketed by spectator, cards are divined by performer
1897 New Era Card Tricks 191
Unknown Grande Clairvoyance Mysterieuse two cards chosen from two decks match, three methods
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 167
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs, spectator holds deck as it is riffled, non-index cards used here
Also published here Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 43
Hugo Schrader Neues mathematisches Kartenkunststück one of thirty-two cards thought of, eight packets of four cards each given to spectator who should remove some cards that match his value or suit, card found
Apr. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 157
Arthur Toskana Das Riesengedächtnis order of shuffled deck read to performer who can repeat it, deck switched for "memorized" deck with easy system
Related toVariations Sep. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 9) 131
Emil Clauß Das Riesengedächtnis rhyme to remember value sequence of all eight values
Inspired by Nov. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 11) 165
Eduard W. Lufa Die berühmte Partie Piquet eines Blinden rules of the game piquet, playing it blind à la Comus & de Grisy-Torrini, flexible stack that allows decisions by spectator
Related to Aug. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 8) 116
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by John Willmann
Also published here Apr. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 51
Eduard W. Lufa Die Lieblingsfarbe three or four pairs of cards chosen, placed on small table, suit chosen, all cards change into that suit
Mar. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3) 35
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik II. ten cards chosen and named
Aug. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 8) 126
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik card taken out of in-the-hands spread, deck secretly cut and bottom card glimpsed and divined
June 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 92
S. v. S. Memorizing a Deck mnemonic system to memorize a stack
Related to June 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 92
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik part two of the mnemonic system
Related to July 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 7) 107
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik III. three cards chosen, one card appears face-up on face of deck, other two cards named
Sep. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 139
Eduard W. Lufa Zum Erraten der Karten
Inspired by Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 159
S. W. Erdnase Tricks with the Prearranged Deck Eight Kings - set up explained with methods to calculate cards and their positions (applicable for any cyclic stack)
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 179
L. Graham Lewis To Tell the Card at which any Members of the Audience May Cut a Pack people cut off small piles, bottom cards divined, stack
1902 The Modern Conjurer 67
Carl Willmann Zu erraten, wie viele Karten eine Person der Gesellschaft im Geheimen einem Spiel entnahm und wieder zu demselben legte spectator takes a number of cards from bottom of deck and places them on top, one card chosen and its value matches the amount of moved cards
Variations Sep. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 132
A. J. Ueber künstliches Mischen slow shuffling method that re-organizes the cards, working backwards, with tables for different numbers of cards that show how the cards change positions with each shuffle, see p. 166
Related to Nov. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 164
Carl Willmann Die sympatisierenden Karten card chosen, card chosen from second deck matches
Aug. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 8) 119
A. J. Hellsehen mit Karten medium knows order of cards after "spectator' shuffles, stooge, medium in dark bag with flash light
Dec. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 188
Adrian Plate The Great Poker Trick "a particular favorite of Mr. Adrian Plate", new deck opened and shuffled, seven hands dealt and performer wins
Related toAlso published here 1909 The Art of Magic 128
Unknown Mind Reading with Cards spectator transfers number of cards in ten-card-packet, then card with this number is found in face-down spread, repeat with shuffled cards
1909 The Art of Magic 171
Ziska The Transposed Cards done with full deck, performer divines the number of cards put form one half to another
Variations 1909 The Art of Magic 49
L'Homme Masqué Kinetoscopic Force cards riffled in front of spectator and King of Spades among Club cards is mistaken for King of Clubs
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1909 The Art of Magic 77
T. Nelson Downs Fourth Method spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack, "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his Waterloo in this experiment"
1909 The Art of Magic 152
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 181
Joseph Michael Hartz, Alexander Herrmann, Professor Hoffmann The Pocket-Picking Trick producing chosen cards from shuffled deck in pocket, three handlings
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 719
Charles T. Jordan Coluria No. 25, thirty-two-deck of cards is cut and dealt into six piles, two remaining cards pocketed, colors of top cards code bottom cards and cards in pocket, done out-of-room
Variations 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 68
Charles T. Jordan A Novel Detection No. 4, spectator counts down cards and remembers the last one, halves riffle shuffled together, interlocking chains
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 22
Charles T. Jordan Close Range Mind Reading No. 1, cards riffle shuffled once, low values removed, remaining thirty-two cards dealt into two piles, one card moved over and located, interlocking chains
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 11
Charles T. Jordan The Dealing Dovetail Detection No. 5, card is found after lots of real shuffling
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 25
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 Trance No. 26, four cards removed from thirty-two-card deck and put in envelope, lights out, when lights are back on the names of cards are written on envelope
Variations 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 70
Charles T. Jordan Spelling Any Card Called For No. 28, full deck stack
VariationsAlso published here 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 74
Charles T. Jordan Change Your Mind? No. 27, one of two cards thought-of, replaced, found
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 72
Charles T. Jordan, T. Nelson Downs The Spelling Fool! No. 9, spelling to suits and through values
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 19
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver No. 8, single card location, from new deck order
Also published here 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Charles T. Jordan The New Pack Detection No. 7, deck is split in two and two cards selected and exchanged, both cards are divined
Also published here 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 15
Charles T. Jordan The Impromptu Arranged Pack No. 9, from New Pack Order to Si Stebbins, dealing
Related to 1920 Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 20
Charles T. Jordan Transcendental Vision No. 10, stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?"
Also published here 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 22
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
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 Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck (clubs/diamonds and hearts/spades)
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursor
Related to 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 14
Charles T. Jordan The Dead Easy Location
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 15
Charles T. Jordan The Take a Peek Card Trick four groups shuffled, card chosen and by looking at the section it came from it is divined
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
Charles T. Jordan Cremo! Card Restoration Extraordinary card forced via spelling procedure, duplicate in deck
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 33
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
Charles T. Jordan Count the Cut spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many by taking cards with the corresponding values from pocket, Si Stebbins
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Charles T. Jordan The Discard Trick two cards chosen by fair cuts, spectator deals into piles and left-over cards are keys for selections
Related to
  • "Exact Location" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Charles T. Jordan Recycling by Dealing dealing deck in seven piles, then six, then eight, then seven piles restores order
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 21
Charles T. Jordan The Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 35
Louis Nikola All Trumps Produce all thirteen hearts for a perfect Bridge hand, linked to Wizard's Whist
Related toAlso published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 38
Louis Nikola Wizard's Whist Four spectators each given four cards, each think of one card out of the four. Deck reshuffled and dealt into four bridge hands, magician can divine the selections
Related toAlso published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 36
Louis Nikola The Spelling Bee Ace to King spelled out from the top (Jack miscalled as King)
Related to 1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola Cards By Weight Can tell number of cards in the packet by its weight
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 23
Louis Nikola Spelling Spell to three different cards consecutively (named by magician)
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 29
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind The Back
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola The Sense of Touch Divine chosen card by touch alone
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 24
Louis Nikola The Game of "NAP"
Related to 1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola Curriculum Detailed mnemonic system to help memorize the Nikola Stack, plus some basic analysis of the arrangement:
  • WHIST OR BRIDGE
  • SPELLING BEE
  • POKER
  • NAP
Related to 1927 The Nikola Card System 13
Louis Nikola The Game of Poker Everyone gets good hands, you get Royal Flush in Hearts
Related to 1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola Locating Card chosen and lost, magician divines card and position in deck after shuffles and cuts
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 27
Louis Nikola Argument
  • History of memorized/stacked decks in magic
  • Basic description of some features of the Nikola system
1927 The Nikola Card System 9
Louis Nikola To Name The Pack In Order, Without Looking At It, Either From The Bottom or From The Top Deck shuffled halfway through
1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola "Stop" Riffle, say stop anytime, magician can tell how many cards are riffled off
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 22
Louis Nikola To Name The Bottom Cards Of A Number Of Heaps By Looking At The Top Cards
1927 The Nikola Card System 43
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game Cards in four spectator's hands are slowly eliminated until only their selection remans in their hands
Related toAlso published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 44
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called For From the Pocket
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola Unconscious Thought Transmission Random card chosen and sealed in envelope. Audience members name suit and value to form a card, which matches the card in the envelope
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 34
Louis Nikola To Name The Card Occupying Any Given Position
1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Louis Nikola The Telepathogram Magician divines thought of card, and writing appears on paper that divines position of card in the deck
1927 The Nikola Card System 54
Louis Nikola To Pick Out A Card Chosen And Replaced
1927 The Nikola Card System 41
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated Any Card at Any Number
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 31
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards Can divine chosen card by weighing its pips
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 23
Louis Nikola To Spell Any Card Called For
Also published here 1927 The Nikola Card System 30
Louis Nikola To Name The Position Of Any Card Called For
1927 The Nikola Card System 39
Jack Merlin Master Poker Dealing royal flush from named suit, four hands
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 17
Jack Merlin Another Red and Black Effect a red card and a black card are selected, after the shuffle the deck is separated and in one hand are all red cards and the black selection and in the other hand vice versa
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin The Shooting of Pete McGuff story, two times seven hands, from new pack order
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 16
Jack Merlin Exhibition Poker Feat five full houses, then straight from selected cut pile
Variations 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin Challenge Bridge Demonstration named suit is dealt, bridge demonstration
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 22
Tom Sellers Cut spectator and performer each have half the deck, performer wins at cutting the high card
1931 Magical Pleasantries 20
Theodore Annemann One in Fourteen deck is cut, card remembered and shuffled among thirteen other cards, selection is found
1931 The Book Without A Name 13
Theodore Annemann An Original Set-Up Discovery way to easily set-up the eight kings stack
1931 The Book Without A Name 11
Victor Farelli The Reversal card chosen with knife stab, another card pocketed, for both cards, two cards are found that denote value and suit, one of the pairs reversed
1931 Controlled Coincidence 7
Eric F. Impey The Amazing Memory removed cards are divined, basic Stay Stack use
1931 Try This One 5
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
Graham Adams The Twenty Five Card Trick
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 20
Victor Farelli The Marvellous Discovery card removed from pack while performer is not looking, yet he quickly finds two cards that denote the selection by value and suit without looking at the faces
  • First Method
  • Second Method ("Shades")
  • Third Method (Difference in Design)
Related to 1931 Controlled Coincidence 12
Victor Farelli A Strange Coincidence card freely chosen with knife stab, then position chosen and card above and below knife denote earlier selection with suit and value
Variations 1931 Controlled Coincidence 5
Laurie Ireland A Card is Called For spectator cuts at any named card, brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland Stacking the Deck for Ireland's Card Tricks Including Two Poker Deals
  • The First Poker Deal
  • The Second Poker Deal
with Ireland's memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 15
Laurie Ireland Thought Reading Extraordinary spectator cuts to any card, performer reads mind from distance, estimation & memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Victor Farelli How to "Fan" the Pack reverse fan or spreading action to hide arrangement
1931 Controlled Coincidence 15
Laurie Ireland Effects and Methods of Producing Cards - Any Card Called Rises from Deck brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Victor Farelli Arrangement of the Cards stack in which the cards above and below any card indicate the selection by value and suit, for forty-eight cards
Inspired by
  • "Card Control" (Bagshawe, marketed 1928)
1931 Controlled Coincidence 3
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
Tom Sellers The U Win Card Trick winning in Nap, Brag, Pontoon
1931 Magical Pleasantries 21
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deck
Related toVariations 1931 Ireland Writes a Book 19
Laurie Ireland The Two Card Trick spectator picks any named card, brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Stack
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 16
Laurie Ireland The Spelling Card Trick with any card called brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Ralph W. Hull Mental Abstraction or Cards by Instinct cards shuffled once, separated with Hearts/Clubs in one pile, spectator choses cards in one pile and performer instantly removes mates from other pile behind back
1932 "Eye-Openers" 2
Al Baker 4. Al Baker's Pack
1932 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Pack) 480
Al Baker A Card and A Number number free, card forced from a second deck
Variations 1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 76
Ralph W. Hull, Unknown Any Deck Read From the Card Backs cards named by looking at the back
  • First Method with a "Set-Up" Deck
  • With Borrowed Deck (secretly faced deck)
Related to
  • "Seeing with Fingertips" (Howard Albright)
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 9
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishing
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 26
Theodore Annemann The Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stacked
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Theodore Annemann The Last of the Think Stop Tricks two cards, think stop by selecting number between one and ten, duplicates
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 28
Tom Sellers A Trick with the Si Stebbins Pack selection divined by two cards (suit and value)
1934 Card Tricks That Work 6
Theodore Annemann The $ 1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 43
Theodore Annemann Fair and Square suit rotation stack
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 24
Theodore Annemann Dual Sympathy one deck stacked
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 25
Theodore Annemann A Thought is Fathomed using deck of cards to force page number, Si Stebbins
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 6
Theodore Annemann A Quaint Happening two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck by counting down value of selection
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 36
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card! selection is divined via two cards behind back (suit, value), cyclical stack, see page 99 for improvement by Meyer
1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Al Baker Al Baker's Stacked Deck eight Kings variant to know positions, fifty cards
1934 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours) 493
Theodore Annemann A Real Psychic Card Test stacked deck and slates
Variations 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 3) 11
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 30
Unknown Mephisto's Message number selected via card values from one half gives position of selection in other half
Related to 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 16
Al Baker Lost and Found divided deck, one riffle shuffle by spectator
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 114
Unknown Mental Spelling progressive spelling set-up
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 17
Unknown The Prearranged Pack Principle
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 15
Unknown Locating a Page and Word by Cards force number with stack
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 18
Theodore Annemann The Solitaire King winning canfield solitaire with Eight Kings stack
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 59
Al Baker Me and Miss Missus coding card to assistent, stacked pack
1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 119
Unknown Spectator Shuffles Stacked Deck credit information, short overhand shuffle
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown The Six Piles six cards on top and bottom of a suit
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 12
Charles Nyquist The Solution of "Something to Work on" stacked deck, two chains, solution
Inspired by 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 5) 19
Herbert Brooks Tip for Named Card From the Pockets "Thoughts in General"
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Unknown Thought Card to Pocket several duplicates
Related to 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Clairvoyant Reading of Several Cards naming packet of cards through handkerchief
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 18
Unknown A Startling Experiment naming missing card
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Novel Card Reading removed card behind back named, glimpsing palmed key card
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Unknown Tricks with Assistant as the Medium two methods, medium divines cards or finds selections, culling key cards together
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 21
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker The Master Mind two decks, three cards are predicted
1935 Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 16
John Scarne The Scarney Thought Card spelled "John Scarney"
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Theodore Annemann The Word on the Page using 14-15 card stack
VariationsAlso published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 157
Bob Hummer The Puzzling Speller progressive set-up, dealing placement
Related toAlso published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 83
Unknown Curious Coincidence
Related to 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 149
Frank Lane An Indetectable Stop Trick Ace, Three, Five, Seven, Nine alternating set-up
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 146
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details reference
Inspired by 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Lu Brent "We Stand Pat" stacked
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 136
Robert Parrish The Psychic Knows three cards divined by medium, stacked deck
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 86
Theodore Annemann, Al Baker A Version of the Al Baker Three Billet Trick three cards that are selected (one thought-of) and written on a billet are divined, stacked deck
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
Unknown Shuffling a Stacked Deck short shuffle, credit to Stanyon's Magic
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
John Braun, Theodore Annemann Cards in the Cases fair selection is found in second deck, set-up
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 158
Jean Hugard The Set-Up
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 146
Louis Nikola To Pick Out Any Card Called For Behind the Back memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Charles T. Jordan Double Divino coincidences and mates with stacked hundred-card-deck, see also single deck version in reference
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Charles T. Jordan Divino various coincidences with mates, see also hundred-cards-deck version in reference
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 229
Theodore Annemann Amazing Memory naming missing card, stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 235
Louis Nikola Thought Anticipated memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 396
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver pointer one way from face
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 352
Louis Nikola Poker trick with Nikola memorized deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Louis Nikola A Subtle Game arranging memorized deck stack in front of spectators
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 402
Dai Vernon Card Divination from twenty-six-card stack, multiple out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
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
Charles T. Jordan Spelling Any Card Called For full deck stack
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 56
Unknown Williams' Card Trick card through handkerchief with fair selection and duplicate from index
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 230
Dai Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 208
Theodore Annemann Card Memory shuffled deck is memorized by performer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 211
Theodore Annemann Cards Divination by Medium three times
1937 "En Rapport" 5
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins Order
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Unknown The Deck That Isn't for insiders, one-way backs with red in one way and black the other
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 145
Wimborough Ne Plus Ultra Location divided one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 156
Harry Vosburgh A Principle in Disguise divided one-way backs
Inspired by 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 160
Charles T. Jordan Stop and Think odd/even system for divided deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 196
Charles T. Jordan Novel Card Discovery odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Improved Marvelous Prediction odd/even system for divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles, set-up in front of spectators by openly dealing into some heaps
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 197
Charles T. Jordan Ready Reckoner spectator cuts off a packet, performer finds out how many, divided deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan The Pair Detection spectator removes a pair from a packet, performer finds out which cards, card counting, Parallel Principle precursor
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 198
Charles T. Jordan Dead Easy Location divided deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 199
Charles T. Jordan Premier Card Discovery odd/even
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 227
Unknown Naming Chosen Card odd/even divided deck, spectator riffle shuffles
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 232
Charles T. Jordan New Pack Detection divided deck principle with new deck order
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 239
Louis Nikola Weighing Chosen Cards memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 393
Orville Wayne Meyer The New "Miracle" Effect five cards selected, mixed with twenty more cards, then located
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Louis Nikola Locating selection and its position named, memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Si Stebbins Mediumistic Stunt No. 1 stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 233
William Larsen Prophesied Discovery using stack that forces number ten
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 228
William Larsen Count Down Detection partial stack and fishing
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 242
Louis Nikola "Nap" trick with Nikola memorized deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Theodore Annemann Sensitive Thoughts deck divided in red and black, number named and card thought of from different halves, performer names card and position of them
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 212
Louis Nikola The Sense of Touch memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 394
Robert Parrish Telephone Telepathy Again cards used for word selection, word can be predicted
1937 You'd be Surprised 11
Theodore Annemann Think of a Card one of eighteen, card spelled out, short card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
Charles T. Jordan The Missing Pair NPO deck dealt into four piles, spectator removes a value pair from any pile which is divined by performer
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 226
Louis Nikola Unconscious Thought Transmission card placed in envelope in beginning turns out to be any named one, memorized deck as open index
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 398
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Charles T. Jordan Incomprehendo stacked, one-way backs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 165
Theodore Annemann Fair and Square suit rotation stack
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 203
Louis Nikola Spelling Bee trick with Nikola memorized deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 391
Louis Nikola Spelling spelling out some cards with the Nikola memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 395
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 257
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 Mephistopheles' Touch divination with a partial stack
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 203
Charles T. Jordan Prophesied Spot Total stack that will force the number 69
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 201
Louis Nikola "Stop." apparently count the cards while riffling, or cutting off a requested number
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 392
Unknown Mephisto's Message stack that will force the number twelve
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Unknown Six Piles twelve card set-up
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 236
Theodore Annemann Between the Lines using deck of cards to force page number
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 221
Jean Hugard Presentation comments on handling a prearranged deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 189
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
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 219
Unknown Excello Card Discovery suit rotation stack
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 231
Theodore Annemann, Michael F. Zens Call Your Hand ten card set-up, see credit claim by Val Evans on page 259
Variations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 243
Louis Nikola The Nikola Card System comments on the use of memorized deck and how to learn the Nikola System
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 385
Dai Vernon Poker Demonstration
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 368
Louis Nikola To Produce Cards Called for From the Pocket memorized deck
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 401
Unknown Another Impossibility one of ten, "is your card one of these?"
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
Ralph W. Hull Name O' Card any named card is found/spelled-to, full stack and multiple out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 237
Unknown A Strange Coincidence each one reverses two cards - the same, one deck is stacked
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 73
C. O. Williams Reading the Cards stacked one-way deck is riffle shuffled, yet order called out
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 155
Charles T. Jordan Transcendental Vision stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?"
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
Charles T. Jordan Cremo Card Restoration card forced via spelling procedure, duplicate in deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Charles T. Jordan Long Distance Mindreading stacked deck mailed to friend with selection procedure, crib sheet at home
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 174
Unknown Sensational Card Mystery spectators cut off piles and remember bottom card, all divined, full stack (here new deck order)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 205
Unknown New X-Ray Trick full stack (here Eight Kings)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 206
Unknown Shark Food stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 206
Charles T. Jordan Mysterious Detective three spectators pocket cards, performer names them, stack that can be riffle shuffled once
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 207
Charles T. Jordan Fate and the Joker card selected by stabbing joker, card named, stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 109
Charles T. Jordan Psycholia cards are chosen in different room and order is read aloud, card divined, secret second stacked deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 209
Charles T. Jordan The Wizard's Dream free selection in riffle shuffled deck is found, full stack
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 210
Theodore Annemann Two Person Location two bottom cards code two selections to assistant in other room, stacked
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 213