1,127 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Think a Card
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Unknown To tell one without confederacie what card the thinketh three cards on table, one thought of, divined by following gaze
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXVII) 189
Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing
Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
Unknown To allow a Person secretly to think of a Card, and dividing the Pack into three heaps, to cause the Card thought of to appear in whichever heap the Company may choose
Modern Magic 108
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
Modern Magic 110
Unknown Another Mode of Discovering a Card Thought of twenty-five cards, different dealing pattern
Modern Magic 55
Unknown A Card having been Secretly Thought of by one of the Audience, to place two Indifferent Cards upon the table, and to Change such one of them as the Audience may select into the Card thought of using psychological force
Modern Magic 111
Unknown To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons
Related toVariations Modern Magic 53
Professor Hoffmann Thought Anticipated general thoughts on the plot
Tricks with Cards 128
Unknown A Person having Secretly Thought of a Card, and the Pack having been Divided into Three Heaps, to Declare in which Heap the Card thought of will be found
Tricks with Cards 129
Unknown To Invite a Person secretly to Think of a Card, and before such Card is named to pick it out of the Pack
Tricks with Cards 130
Professor Hoffmann The "Sensation" Card Trick "An Experiment in Thought-reading"
three cards thought of, performer divines writes them on slips of paper, spectators remove their cards and the vanish from "card table" and reappear in deck
Tricks with Cards 231
Unknown To Force a Person to Think of a Particular Card from fan or during riffling with slight stop at step
Related to Tricks with Cards 12
Unknown A Card having been Thought of by one Spectator, to offer the Pack to another, and cause him to draw the same Card psychological force & out
Tricks with Cards 132
Unknown Der Triumph der Magie one of four cards, "is your card in this pile?"
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 60
Unknown Erraten von Karten durch Quadrate with square layout on table and four, five, six or seven spectators
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 99
Unknown The Conjurer's Prediction three thought of cards are divined, then travel from Card Box (prop) to deck
New Era Card Tricks 155
Unknown Marvelous Coincidence two selections from two decks match, double facer deck
Related toAlso published here New Era Card Tricks 158
Unknown Predestination two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection
Related toAlso published here New Era Card Tricks 192
Francis King Die Karte im Glase card thought of and card chosen and lost, they are the same, it travels into a handkerchief-covered glass
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 21
Unknown Festina lente spectator remembers card and its position, performer tables a card which changes into the selection, originally tabled card taken from envelope, patter by Conradi
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 11
William E. Robinson New Thought Card Sleights
  • First Method (fanning before the spectator's eyes)
  • Second Method (face-up classic force behind back)
  • Third Method (springing from hand to hand)
Related to New Era Card Tricks 34
Unknown Thought Reading Extraordinary thought of card at thought of number up to ten
Related to New Era Card Tricks 85
Unknown The Vanishing Of Thought Cards twenty-six double facers
New Era Card Tricks 143
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
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 36
Unknown Die gedachte Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
cards quickly spread in front of the spectator, only force card shown clearly, think-a-card force
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 114
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 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
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 157
Hugo Schrader Das Erraten dreier gedachter Karten three people are shown two cards each, they should remember one of them, they's found, two divided picture cards and a Seven/Eight of Clubs
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 124
Unknown Die magische Einwirkung two packs, one spectator thinks of card and its position, predicted number is counted down in other deck, card there matches first selection, translation by John Willmann
Also published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 4) 51
Francis King Das Erraten einer gedachten Karte card and its position remembered, performer removes a card and places it in his pocket, position counted to and card is gone, it is shown to be the one in the pocket
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5) 70
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Könige "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste V."
card thought of, three cards chosen from a chosen packet, another card quickly taken out of pocketed deck by spectator, assembly, three double facers
Related toAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 84
Unknown Methods for Determining a Card Thought Of A. By the Riffle
B. By Springing Flourish
C. By the Cut
D. By the Gaze
Related toVariations The Expert at the Card Table 165
S. W. Erdnase A Mind-Reading Trick one out of four, "did you see your card already" and fishing
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 194
Unknown Fourth Method - To discover a card mentally selected one of four, by following gaze
The Art of Magic 42
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 The Art of Magic 77
T. Nelson Downs The Mysterious Card "one of Mr. Downs' specialties", card thought of in spread of one fifth
The Art of Magic 126
Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick (First Method), one of four thought of, performer places one in his pocket and it's the though-of card
The Art of Magic 80
Unknown The Princess Card Trick (Second Method) double-ended cards
The Art of Magic 82
Unknown The Princess Card Trick "The Prince's Card Trick" in index
The Art of Magic 82
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Related toAlso published here Kartenkünste 69
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 Kartenkünste 82
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket
Also published here Later Magic 573
C. O. Williams To Discover and Pocket (Before Asking Any Question) the Card Thought of by a Spectator spectator remembers card and its position, performer removes it and puts it in his pocket
Also published here Magical Titbits 19
Unknown To tell the Card thought of by arranging the Cards in a Circle Ace through Ten in a circle, on through of and after some counting divined
Modern Card Manipulation 96
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 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 22
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 The Nikola Card System 36
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab
Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin Telepathy Card Trick in pocket, hiding extra cards in pocket
Merlin's Master Miracles 19
Graham Adams The Twenty Five Card Trick
Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 20
Al Baker The Finger Points reading body language, thought-of card
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 88
Ralph W. Hull Magic Touch Versus Mental Thought card and its position thought-of, divined and placed in pocket, Lazy Man's Card to Pocket
Related to More "Eye-Openers" 14
Victor Farelli Four From Five Leaves One
Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 96
Al Baker Cards of Thought
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 84
Unknown A Strange Hallucination thought of card to wallet, matrix principle
Variations Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 87
Theodore Annemann The Mind in Retrospect
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 16
Unknown The Princess Trick Perfected
Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 64
Theodore Annemann The Five Card Thought Effect
SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 17
Unknown Divining a Card spectator writings some cards on paper including thought of card, which is then named
Mental Magic with Cards 11
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Mental Masterpiece impression device on card box, carbon
Variations Mental Bargain Effects 5
Unknown Forcing Thought Principle - Several Methods of Forcing a Certain Card during riffle, springing, fanning
Mental Magic with Cards 8
Unknown Thought Card to Pocket several duplicates
Related to Mental Magic with Cards 16
Unknown Mental Spelling progressive spelling set-up
Mental Magic with Cards 17
Unknown The Telepathic Bridge Game
Mental Magic with Cards 30
Theodore Annemann A Card to be Thought About three way out, OOSOOM type
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Eddie Clever, Theodore Annemann A Test of Power spectator doesn't find performer's card in ten chances, performer finds spectator's card, billet
Inspired byRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 89
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
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
Herbert Hood A Mental Test Revamped thought-of card divined via center tear, see page 172 for variation by William Larsen
Inspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 151
Eddie Clever Only an Image some card names written down, one of them selected, blank card first becomes wrong card (re. Elmsley gag), then right card, see page 166 for credit correction
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 163
John Scarne The Scarney Thought Card spelled "John Scarney"
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 107
Henry Christ Climax! impromptu stooge with reverse fan
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 24) 152
Unknown The Five Card Fan five cards pushed through deck until one remains
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 157
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Four Ace Trick spectator thinks of ace in pocket, then three aces found in pocket and indifferent cards on table
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1936) 8
Victor Farelli Controlled Coincidence (impromptu method)
magician divines mental selection by using two cards - one denoting suit and one denoting value
Inspired by Lend Me Your Pack 40
Victor Farelli The Latest Method An improvement in handling of A Strange Hallucination
Inspired byRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 43
Victor Farelli A Rapid Routine Similar to "A Strange Hallucination" but with three cards instead of five, less dealing
Inspired byRelated to "Lend Me Your Pack" 44
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force
Related toVariationsAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 30
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 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 27
Al Baker The Finger Points muscle reading, thought of card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 29
Unknown "Just Think" Mental Mystery any card thought of, spectator writes down indifferent cards and selection, psychological, pencil reading
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 31
Howard Albright Uni-Mentality free choice, but spectator takes out five cards with his selection, one-way backs
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 157
Charles T. Jordan Transcendental Vision stacked, one-way backs, "do you see a card of the same value in this pile?"
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
Unknown Projected Thought matrix dealing with thought of card and prediction of card and its position with prediction index
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 178
Howard Albright Uni-Mentality two methods
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 179
Unknown The 52 Card Trick thought-of card ends up at named number up to thirteen, matrix dealing elimination process
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 182
Howard Albright Perfect Card Divination free thought of card, stacked, "has one of these the same value?"
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 217
Howard Albright Psychological Discernment method for presentation when you know card already
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
Ralph W. Hull Name O' Card any named card is found/spelled-to, full stack and multiple out
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 237
Unknown Telepathy? performer marks a card on the face, it is the one named by spectator, nail writer
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 300
James Maxwell Telepathic Selection carbon card, originally in Magic Wand, March 1920
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 303
Theodore Annemann Mental Masterpiece carbon case
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 304
Joseph Ovette The Buddha Whispers "has one of these the same value?"
Variations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 350
Unknown In His Pocket one of three cards thought of, performer puts all in pocket, removes two of them, right one remains
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 28
Lu Brent Matching the Aces psychological force of one of the aces
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 31
Unknown Thought Card from Pocket one of five, deck is put in pocket and performer removes thought-of card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 33
Unknown Thought Spelling progressive set-up, three spectators
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 53
Unknown Quadruple Spelling progressive set-up, four spectators
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Theodore Annemann Another Thought Spelling progressive set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 54
Jimmy Kater Improved Spelling Trick progressive set-up
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Unknown Think It - Spell It progressive set-up with eight cards
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 55
Theodore Annemann Think of a Card one of eighteen, card spelled out, short card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 65
William Larsen Think of a Card one of about five, no outs given
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 93
U. F. Grant New Card Monte spectator think of one of two cards, double facer
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 135
Wimborough Upside Down mentally selected card of four turns over in deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 167
Unknown Another Impossibility one of ten, "is your card one of these?"
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 218
Dai Vernon Card Divination from twenty-six-card stack, multiple out
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 224
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Inspired by The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Henry Christ Spell Me! thought-of card, progressive set-up
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 195
Theodore Annemann Composite Routine spectator remembers card and its position, performer places card in pocket, turns out to be selections, three phases with different methods
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 206
Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 339
Sam Leo Horowitz The Knock-Out Card Trick one of five cards thought-of, one removed, shown missing, Mexican turnover, double facers, two handlings
The Magic Annual for 1937 52
Louis Nikola Wizard's Whist with and without stack
Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 399
Louis Lam "Mentalla"
Mentalla 2
Unknown A Thought Card Prodigy spectator takes three cards and thinks of one of them which is found, one-way backs, OOSOOM
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 142
Theodore Annemann Thought in Person one of five, one-way backs, OOSOOM
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 143
Ralph W. Hull, Nelson Hahne Modernism in Mentalism crude OOSOOM, one of nine
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 184
Unknown C. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Part 2 do as i do with thought of cards
Greater Magic 277
Unknown By Means of the Fan Spread a. Raising a Neat Fan
b. Raising a Ragged Fan
c. Spreading on the Table
d. Displaying a Reverse Fan
Variations Greater Magic 336
Unknown With Prearranged Pack - a. Memorized Deck card reversed in deck turns out to be any named card, ungaffed, stacked deck
Greater Magic 339
James Maxwell Prepared Carbon Card. A Mindreading Trick spectator thinks of card and writes it on piece of paper (carbon card)
Greater Magic 492
George C. Hanneman New Card Math binary sorting with sixteen cards
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 289
Charles T. Jordan Demon's Divination "can you see your suit/value... here?", set-up
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1938) 324
Unknown The Fadeaway Cards plunger-pushing back forth a packet through deck until one remains
Also published here Greater Magic 243
Commander Slayton Spelling a Card merely Thought Of: Commander Slayton's Method
Variations Greater Magic 315
John Northern Hilliard J.N. Hilliard's Method thought-of speller, ten-card set-up
Greater Magic 317
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin a. Effect thought-of card by one spectator is chosen by second spectator
Greater Magic 330
Unknown Passing the Cards Before a Spectator
Greater Magic 334
Unknown c. Effect stop trick with thought-of selection, two handlings
Greater Magic 334
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream four banks of twelve cards, fishing
Related to Greater Magic 346
Bert Allerton Mind Reading with the Finger Tips as Bert Gustafson, two thought-of-cards are removed behind back
Greater Magic 900
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream twelve cards repeated four times, fishing & multiple out for divination
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 298
Sam Leo Horowitz The Princess Trick with three cards, double facers
Related to Greater Magic 445
Theodore Annemann The Princess Trick
Greater Magic 538
Sam Leo Horowitz The Twenty-Five Card Trick twenty-five duplicates
Related toVariations Greater Magic 142
Dai Vernon Overhand Shuffle Positioning of Four Cards context (OOSOOM setting?)
Greater Magic 164
Ralph W. Hull By Elimination OOSOOM forerunner, using a psychological fishing without asking questions
Greater Magic 344
Oscar Weigle The Challenge Blindfold Card Routine genuinely blindfolded
Effect No. 1: think stop
Effect No. 2: performer stops while dealing
Effect No. 3: spectator reads cards and performer detects card by voice
Effect No. 4: performer stops spectator's deal and even names card
Also published here Do That Again! 43
Oscar Weigle Thought on the Line card thought amongst a group found over telephone
Do That Again! 27
Unknown Simultaneous Magic four decks, four people think of a card and later spell it (progressive spelling set-up)
More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 41
E. Leslie May Magic versus Mentalism Addition thought-of card predicted, six out index
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 363
Alphonso Much Thought three thought-of cards found by spelling, two decks, progressive spelling set-up
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 367
Al Baker Effect 3 using index card, matrix principle
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 499
Henry Christ Mental Stud poker presentation
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 71) 479
Theodore Annemann Thought, In Person one of five, one-way backs, OOSOOM
Variations The Incorporated Strange Secrets 17
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Mental Force
Expert Card Technique 271
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Ponsin on Thought Reading lip-reading
Expert Card Technique 338
Paul Rosini Think of a Card spring flourish
Expert Card Technique 324
Unknown Crystal Thought duplicate, mexican turnover
Variations Expert Card Technique 335
Unknown Ultima Thule Location from fanned deck, with outs
Related to Expert Card Technique 331
Unknown The Carbon Card see title for method...
Expert Card Technique 416
Unknown Multi-Spelling Trick "The repeat Spelling of Mentally Selected Cards"
Variations Expert Card Technique 347
Charlie Miller Mental Selectivity five cards
Expert Card Technique 336
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four one of a small spread
Variations Expert Card Technique 221
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverse, bluff spacing in fan
Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 344
Unknown Emergency Card Stabbing break, also for when the selection is known to be one of a few cards but not which one
Expert Card Technique 120
Charles Hopkins Think-a-Card thought-of card to pocket, ten-card set-up
Related to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 39
Sam Leo Horowitz The Diving Pasteboard one of four random cards is thought of, they're shuffled back, Three-spot locator used to locate selection
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 632
Dai Vernon Card of the Gods card thought of from top third, found with procedure and counting
Variations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 105) 633
Louis Lam An Addition one of four thought-of, travels to pocket eventually, OOSOOM
Fast Ones 5
Martin Gardner Big Casino Count Down one of nine cards thought of, Ten-spot stabbed reversed in deck by performer, it locates selection
12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 13
Martin Gardner Six of Spades Count Down one of seventeen cards thought of, Six-spot stabbed reversed in deck by performer, it locates selection
12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 14
Unknown The Princess Card Trick
Expert Card Technique 272
Unknown Psycho-Intelligence card is put in pocket
Expert Card Technique 328
Stanley Collins, Dr. L. Rothbart Thoughts O.K. prepared (double indices) and ungaffed method for princess card trick
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 86) 547
Henry Hardin The Dissolving Card one of five
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 599
Joseph Ovette Different Princess Card Trick with Jumbo cards, to pocket
Fast Ones 17
Lu Brent Mental Temple one of six, OOSOOM
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 104) 625
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 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 26
Edward Marlo, Theodore Annemann Simplex Ten to One performer and spectator think of a card, spectator does not find it, performer does, inspired by an effect from Annemann's book "Sh! It's a Secret!"
Related to Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 29
Unknown Diogenes' Card a card helps finding two thought-of cards (card and their position remember-procedure)
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 27
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought
Related toAlso published here More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 44
Al Baker The Finger Knows - And Tells one of five
Related toAlso published here Our Mysteries 9
Bob Hummer Double Thought two cards are located, edge marked deck with razor blade
Also published here Six More Hummers 7
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Princess Card Trick: Stripper Version
The Stripper Deck 25
Walter B. Gibson The Twin Princess
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 729
Theodore DeLand Double Ender Princess Trick brief mention
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 126) 729
Edward Marlo Streamlined Discernment one out of three, OOSOOM
Related toVariationsAlso published here Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 38
Unknown Thought Location magician finds thought card by placing it in pocket
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 236
Unknown A Psychological Impossibility thought of card to pocket
Related to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 205
Unknown Card in the Pocket one of ten
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 238
Unknown The Mystic Card Clock Dial chosen card is put in pocket
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 239
Unknown A Baffling Discovery 1 out of 5
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 234
Dai Vernon Addition and Subtraction one of fifteen cards and its position remembered, via calculation the card is found
Select Secrets 21
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue On the Gaze Selection Method see footnote, "secret of success" for one of Erdnase's methods
Inspired by Prepared Cards and Accessories 13
Edward Marlo Third Rosini
Let's See the Deck 12
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Mindreading Feat one of four, OOSOOM type, describing also Guyot's 1749 procedure
Miracle Shuffles and Tricks 10
Eddie Clever A Test of Power spectator doesn't find performer's card in ten chances, performer finds spectator's card, billet
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 30
Frederick Braue Incredo Thought new dealing pattern
Tricks and Sleights 25
Bruce Elliott Buckram "Out" thought of card travels to book, as an out for the think of a card you see plot
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 198
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes Par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Theodore Annemann Composite Routine spectator remembers card and its position, performer places card in pocket, turns out to be selections, three phases with different methods
Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 44
Jean Hugard Thought for Five with faro-alternative for distribution
Tricks and Sleights 24
Jean Hugard Presentation presentation for "To Guess Four Cards thought of by Different Persons"
Inspired by Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 18
Herb Lehwald Mental Disclosure four people think of a card, deck is dealt into four piles three times, each card can be named
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 8
Gerald Kosky The Biter Bit Magic Thrust as an out when someone challenges performer to find thought of card
Also published here Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 5) 74
Jean Hugard Telepathy Plus one of five cards is selected
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 4) 70
Charles Kalish Purely Mental card divination, without cards, mathematical divination
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 10) 109
Edward Marlo Think of a Card among five in spread
Tricks with Daub 10
Edward Marlo The Super Miracle daubing multiple cards
Tricks with Daub 11
Bob Hummer Thot-Ography spectator remembers card and its position from top ten cards, Klondike shuffle, marked key card with needle scratch, see Collected Secrets for more references
Also published here Thotography 1
Don Medley Ring A Bell spectator thinks of a card in the fan, then he writes this card among four other cards, card is divined
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 111) 445
Arthur H. Buckley Think of a Number Experiment No. 27 - spectator remembers card at thought of position
Card Control 184
Warren Wiersbe, Martin Gardner Think-A-Card - Wiersbe Version
Mental Cases With Cards 18
Unknown Reversed Fan to force a card, credited to Dunninger
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 103) 414
J. B. Bobo Telepathic Miracle key card placed next to thought-of card
Related to Watch This One! 40
J. B. Bobo Triple Thought spectator selects three cards and thinks of one of them, they're returned, performer finds thought-of card
Watch This One! 49
Bob Hummer Thoto (The World's Smallest Trick) one card location, cards marked with pin behind back
Also published here 3 Trix New Easy To Do 1
Edward Marlo The Vanishing Card: I. Vanishing Thought one of six
Marlo In Spades 34
Unknown Thought Stealer progressive set up
Variations The Royal Road to Card Magic 23
Unknown Card in the Pocket from top stock
The Royal Road to Card Magic 90
Unknown A Future in Cards one of five
The Royal Road to Card Magic 227
Unknown Telepathy Plus one of five, simple
The Royal Road to Card Magic 21
Unknown The Princess Card Trick three gaffs (picture cards, holes cut out) and immediate repetition
The Fine Art of Magic 158
Unknown Mahatma Thought Control five spectators each pick four cards and select one, clever
The Fine Art of Magic 167
Arthur H. Buckley An Amazing Card Illusion (Original) - Just Think of a Card five spectators, cards apparently thought-of from full deck, credit information
Principles and Deceptions 164
U. F. Grant Fire Reading center tear, center piece sticks to card
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 5 & 6) 10
George B. Anderson Card Muscles with contact mindreading
It Must Be Mindreading 42
Al Leech Turnover Divination
Related toVariations For Card Men Only 24
Dai Vernon Mental Card Miracle card is put in pocket
Related toVariations Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3) 80
Ormond McGill, Dai Vernon Psychological Locations first three cards, then five cards (Vernon's "Five Card Mental Force" credited here to Arthur Buckley)
Related to Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 23
Ormond McGill Telepathic Card Selection finding one of five cards
Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 11
Bob Somerfeld Cornered! spectator in corner of the room with deck thinks of one card, card is divined, force
Pieces of Mind 12
Bob Hummer Double Thought two cards are located, edge marked deck with razor blade
Also published here Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 4
Bob Hummer Mind Reader's Dream cards dealt according to thought-of card, with Dreambook to transfer number to card
VariationsAlso published here Mind Reader's Dream 1
Tommy Vanderschmidt In the Suit thought of card is reversed, spectator selects a paper with a suit and writes value inside
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1147
Edward Marlo Double Thought two cards, one freely thought of, one ahead
Related to The Cardician 31
Edward Marlo Red and Blue Telepathy two cards, written on red and blue slips of paper
The Cardician 123
Edward Marlo Double Thoughts - Single Deck two cards, one thought of, one ahead
Related to The Cardician 126
Edward Marlo Magic Total:
Eight-Two Locator
Ace-Three-Five Locator
Three-Three-Three Loctaor
using some cards to count down to thought-of card, multiple out counting procedure, three methods
The Cardician 141
Gerald Kosky Tricky Mentalist thought-of card is spelled to
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 276) 1103
Bill Simon Simon Eyes! one of three cards is thought of, selection ends up sandwiched between two reversed cards
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1110
R. M. Jamison Yogi Tells one from four, card is spelled to
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1113
Howard A. Adams Trilemma three phase routine
  • two mentally selected cards change places
  • two mentally selected cards end up in performer's pocket
  • five mentally selected cards are found
Variations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 280) 1118
Alex Elmsley Melbourne position and card at that position are thought of, card turns up with down-under-deal
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Edward Marlo, Bob Hummer Cardician's Dream counting procedure with value of thought of card, etc, see page 196 for credits
Related toVariations The Cardician 130
Harlan Tarbell 3 - Fantus Cards spectator thinks three of the five cards (instead of just one), using envelopes with Phantom Sticker
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 136
Cy Endfield Glimpse of Thought one of five, card is thought of as pack is riffled, card named or brought from pocket, OOSOOM
Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 30
Oscar Weigle Challenge Blindfold Routine genuinely blindfolded
Effect No. 1: think stop
Effect No. 2: performer stops while dealing
Effect No. 3: spectator reads cards and performer detects card by voice
Effect No. 4: performer stops spectator's deal and even names card
Also published here Top Secrets of Magic 13
Don Alan It Can't Be... three phase routine
  • Aces on table, spectator thinks of Ace, Ace pocketed, it's thought Ace, other aces are also
found in pocket, cards on table are indifferent cards
  • MacDonalds Aces, spectator sits on fourth packet
  • four Aces in performers pocket change places with four indifferent cards in spectators pocket
Related to Pretty Sneaky 12
Unknown The Five Poker Hands Five spectators dealt five cards each, think of one, put back and re-dealt, divine all the selections
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 3
Dai Vernon The Challenge mind-reading presentation for transposition plot
Related toVariations The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 114
Tony Corinda (1) Any Card Called For
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 35
J. G. Reed J. G. R. Mental Force five times six cards repeating
The Cardiste (Issue 11) 13
Tony Corinda (6) Another Version of the Princess Card Trick Ghost Deck, with handkerchief
Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 48
Dai Vernon Look up spectator spreads through deck and thinks of one
Related toVariations Inner Secrets of Card Magic 75
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key card
Related to Inner Secrets of Card Magic 7
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method I two decks, two spectators make a selection each, one only thought of
Marlo Meets His Match 5
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method II two cards only thought of, see also page 9 for Variation
Marlo Meets His Match 6
Edward Marlo Matcho - Method V peeked at and thought of card found
Marlo Meets His Match 9
Edward Marlo Double Thought - Single Deck two cards thought of found, one ahead
  • Stooge Version
  • The Exchange Version
  • The Key Card Version
  • Memory Version
Related to Marlo Meets His Match 12
Edward Marlo Red and Blue - Spectator Coincidence card thought of and touched in other deck, match, two decks
Variations Marlo Meets His Match 15
Edward Marlo Double Thought and Two Billets
Related to Marlo Meets His Match 22
Edward Marlo Gaffed Method for "Double Thought", roughed Mene-Tekel Deck, two methods
Variations Marlo Meets His Match 24
Edward Marlo Marked Matcho two decks
Marlo Meets His Match 27
Edward Marlo Unmarked Matcho two decks
Marlo Meets His Match 28
Edward Marlo Memory Matcho two decks, one stacked
Variations Marlo Meets His Match 29
Dai Vernon Riffled Thought break
More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 12
Dai Vernon Simple Arithmetic one of thirteen, using the Two of Clubs
Related toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 9
Dai Vernon Think of an Ace
Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 13
Dai Vernon Thought Transposed two sets of four Aces with different backs, thought of Ace transposes
Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 16
Edward Marlo Under Cover Mentalism five ESP cards placed under a handkerchief, one symbol thought of, performer removes one and pockets it, four under handkerchief shown to be not the thought-of one which is removed from pocket
  • First Method
  • Second Method
ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 22
Edward Marlo Behind, Under or Above one of five ESP cards thought of, performer removes one and tables it, it is shown to be the selection
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Variations ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 25
Edward Marlo Card Man's Mentalism Ace through Five (or more) are shown, one thought of, performer removes one and tables it, it is shown to be the selection
Inspired byRelated to ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 27
Dai Vernon Out of sight - out of mind original handling
Related toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 14
James Steranko Fantasy Card Routine Chapter Thirteen
  • Oneway Faces (not pointer cards, but uneven printing)
  • The Division (spectator cuts to a card behind the performer's back and replaces)
  • The Afterthought (selection from in-the-hands spread)
  • The Bisection (two selections by cutting of small packets and remembering bottom cards)
  • The Retention (fake memory demonstration, move-a-card)
  • The Abstraction (one of three cards thought of, OOSOOM)
  • Fantasy Notes
Steranko on Cards 93
Dick Johnson Group Reception version of Vernon's Five Card Mental Force, on stage, majority of audience chose same card out of five
Still More Miracles in Mentalism 31
Charlie Miller Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 6 variation of Hull's "Mental Discernment" starting with freely thought of card, distribution with Erdnase's stock shuffle, OOSOOM
Inspired by The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 15
Edward Marlo To Use in a Mental Effect how to control the block of which a card is thought of
The Multiple Shift 40
Edward Marlo Mental Bonus card thought of (one out of ten), deck shuffled and placed in pocket, card instantly removed by performer
Card to Wallet 30
Maly Think a Card tip on restricting selection during fanning
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 39
Max Malini Think a Card Secret
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 39
Charlie Miller Multiple Think a Card
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 41
Charlie Miller Variation of Mental Discernment OOSOOM, with variations by Vernon
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 33
Dai Vernon Vernon Five Card Mental Force
Variations Early Vernon 20
Harry Lorayne Mentalamazement any card thought of, magician places card on table, correct one (switch)
Close-up Card Magic 225
Dai Vernon The Vernon Card Divination card thought of from half the deck, multiple out divination
Early Vernon 37
Edward Marlo Mental Stab performer places spot card next to thought-of card
Related to Estimation 55
Edward Marlo Super Mental Stab thought-of card is always above a face up indicator
Estimation 57
Harry Lorayne In the Side Pocket spectator thinks of one of top ten cards, magician removes this card and pockets it, risky
Close-up Card Magic 78
Harry Lorayne Three for the Money Three-spot as multiple out indicator card
Variations Close-up Card Magic 106
Harry Lorayne Three Again Three-spot as multiple out indicator card, with real shuffles
Close-up Card Magic 108
Harry Lorayne Three Times and Out Three-spot as multiple out indicator card
Close-up Card Magic 109
Dai Vernon New Divination one of top twelve, card and position remembered
Early Vernon 60
Paul Marcus Think of a Card Koran deck with set of eleven, fishing over phone
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 371) 311
Edward Marlo Mental Elimination one of four thought of, three discarded, remaining card placed on top is selection
Tilt! 8
Edward Marlo Rising Thought "First Effect", one of four cards thought of, all lost in deck, selection comes to top
Tilt! 9
Dai Vernon Five Card Mental Selection one card of five cards divined and placed in pocket
Early Vernon 54
Edward Marlo "Think I'll Stop Here" using Vernon's ending procedure from OOSOOM as a multiple out for estimation location
Related to Estimation 12
Nate Leipzig Princess Card Trick
Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 180
Gerald Kosky Vernon's F.C.M.F. outs for the Five Card Mental Force
Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 386) 371
Edward Marlo Thought Determinator "Is your card in this pile?", memorized deck, faro
Faro Controlled Miracles 21
Edward Marlo Odd Thought spectator thinks of only odd-backed card in deck, no rough smooth, faro fan
Faro Controlled Miracles 65
Edward Marlo The Ultra Equivoce Brainweave, any card can be thought of
Inspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 71
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 5: Mental Eliminator one of thirteen memorized cards
Faro Controlled Miracles 16
Edward Marlo Faro Fan Constraint to apparently give a free choice to think of a card, but only half the cards are visible
Faro Controlled Miracles 23