154 entries in Cards / Sleights / False Count / Elmsley/Ghost Count
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Alex Elmsley, Dai Vernon Fingertip Elmsley Count
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 6
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 227
Roy Walton Elmsley Count Variation does the same as Jordan Count now
1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 12
Alex Elmsley Elmsley-Count
1968 Piet Forton Seminar 16
Edward Marlo Flexible Count
1969 HEX! 41
Edward Marlo Marlo Fakes Out Elmsley vertical handling
1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 181
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1971 Reputation-Makers 227
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1971 Second Time Around 76
Alex Elmsley The Ghost Count
1972 Tale Twisters 8
Karl Fulves Double Up using four aces, this is actually page 36A
Related to 1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 36
Sam Schwartz Modified 4-As-4 Count Elmsley Count with displacement at the end
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 176
Alex Elmsley, Larry West The Elmsley Count with dollar bills, including variation "The Modified Count"
1973 Close-up Cavalcade 144
Joe DeStefano The Modified Ghost Count break picked up at end
1973 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 5
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 181
Karl Fulves Broken Elmsley Count "half count"
Related to 1975 Kannibal Kards 7
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count (Mechanic's Grip)
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 73
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1976 Innovations (Issue 3) 4
Derek Dingle, Alex Elmsley Derek's Elmsley Count Technique
Also published here 1976 Innovations (Issue 3) 4
Edward Marlo F.O.E. (Faked Out Elmsley) kind of bluff thing
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 123
Alex Elmsley, Frank Thompson Elmsley Count Handling
1977 Wildcard Miracles 130
Bob Veeser Veeser Count as Elmsley Count alternative from end grip
1977 Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 23
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count fingertip or into dealing position
1977 Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 41
Unknown The Elmsley Count - Added Comment Elmsley Count as overcount or undercount
1977 Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 45
John Murray Open Count showy count doing same as Elmsley Count from end grip
1977 Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 51
Unknown Half Elmsley
Nov. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 126
Alex Elmsley, Bob Farmer False Count four cards, hiding two faces
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9) 572
Alex Elmsley, Eric Mason Elmsley Count variation
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 607
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1978 The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 8
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1978 A Transatlantic Lecture 9
Jeff Busby 6-as-5 Count Elmsley type
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1070
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1978 Trick Card Trickery 3
David Britland The Experimental Elmsley Count four cards, two cards hidden
1978 Trick Card Trickery 4
Roger Smith The Five Card Elmsley five as five while hiding one
1978 The Ultimate Card Book No. 4 2
Edward Marlo Marlo's OPEC Count Out of Position Elmsley Count, second card from top is hidden, see also page 371
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 82
Edward Marlo Additional Tips - Opec Count on the OPEC Count, see page 82
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 371
Alex Elmsley Three as Four Elmsley Count
1979 CardMagic 77
Andrew Pargeter Multi Count Technique (Continued) variation for the Elmsley Count, Jordan Count, Siva Count, Eye Count
Related to 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 731
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1979 Cycle! 1
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1979 Snow 1
Daryl Martinez Elmsely Count Finesse
1980 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 51
Walt Lees A-4-As-3-Count two show three red cards with just two and hiding two blue cards
1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 8
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 13
Alex Elmsley, Walt Lees Elmsley Count 3/4, with deck still in the hand
1980 The Immaculate Card Magic of Walt Lees 22
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1980 Masque 4
Karl Fulves Outjogged Counts doing Elmsley and Jordan Counts with outjogged card
1980 Color Quik 19
Unknown Description of the Three as Four Elmsley
1980 For Close-Up Magicians' Eyes Only! 43
Edward Marlo OPEC Technique
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 40
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1981 Quasimodo / A Fine Mesh 4
Fred Castle, Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count Technique for doing Elmsley Count with jumbo cards, either horizontally or vertically
1981 Magic With Giant Cards 2
Jack Avis The Elmsley-Jordan Count to Show Four Aces Siva Count basically
1981 Magic With Giant Cards 8
Derek Dingle Elmsley Count Variation No. 1
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 37
Derek Dingle Elmsley Count Variation No. 2
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 46
Derek Dingle, Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Technique
Also published here 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 78
Derek Dingle Elmsley Count Variation No. 3
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 128
Unknown Elmsley Count with Packet in Hand
1982 Best of Friends 473
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part II 39
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo The Elmsley Count mechanic's grip to mechanic's grip
1982 Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 15
Edward Marlo Additional Ideas - Broken Count Broken Elmsley Count and more broken counts
Variations 1982 Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 22
David Solomon Modified Elmsley Count cards face-down and right hand turns to show faces
1982 Sessions 71
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 261
Hippie Torrales Just A Count Elmsley Count varitiation to show both sides
Nov. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 11) 850
Edward Marlo Elmsley Count from Dealing Position to Dealing Position comment
1983 Marlo's Plus Package 80
Unknown Double-Elmsley-Count with eight cards
1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1162
Philip T. Goldstein The Ghostback Count Elmsley/Flushtration combination from Pinch Grip
1983 MajorMinor 7
Unknown Paused Elmsley Count to hide discrepancy
1983 Facsimile (Issue 1) 8
Alex Elmsley Ghost Count
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 51
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley The OPEC Count Out of Position Elmsley Count, tip
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5
Unknown 4 as 5 Elmsley Count
1984 Cards Hit 14
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Technique
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 50
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1984 Magic from the Parade #1 18
Eddie Taytelbaum Two Elmsley-Count Variations
June 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1073
Peter Marshall Flushtrated Elmsley Count
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 59
Unknown Broken Elmsley Count
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 68
Edward Marlo OPEC Count brief
1985 Formula One Close-Up 4
Philip T. Goldstein Vertical Ghost Count
1985 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1274
Edward Marlo The OPEC Count
1985 Equinox 40
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 47
Larry Jennings Underground Elmsley Count
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 122
Edward Marlo Opec Count
Dec. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 1293
Edward Marlo OPEC Count
1987 Special Effects 99
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count Technique
1987 New Wave Close-Up 43
Darwin Ortiz Elmsley Variation different grip
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 142
Juan Tamariz First Example: Elmsley - Jordan Count handling details
1988 The Five Points in Magic 23
Edward Marlo Marlo Flexible Count
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 37
Jonathan Townsend Variation Elmsley to show faces AND backs
Related toVariations Jan. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 1) 1590
Brother John Hamman Elmsley Count with Deck in Hands
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 18
Karl Fulves Block Exchange Counts as used in Elmsley Count
1989 And a Packet of Cards 2
Sam Schwartz Interrupted Elmsley Count cards no three and four are counted in reverse order
1989 And a Packet of Cards 7
Bill Wisch Top Secret Count false counts off the top of the deck, over, under, hiding cards
Variations 1989 Kaleidoscope 39
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1989 The Black & White Trick 43
Edward Marlo Broken-up Elmsley Count
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 71
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count three-as-four Elmsley count
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 72
Edward Marlo OPEC Count
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 96
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1990 Ultra Cervon 2
Jerry K. Hartman DRED - Discrepant Reverse Elmsley Display used to vanish an ace in an assembly
1990 Impossibilia 30
Gary Ouellet The Paradise Elmsley Count
1990 Close Up Illusions 94
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1990 Focus 4
Philip T. Goldstein Ghostback Count
1990 Focus 76
Edward Marlo Marlo's Broken Elmsley just an Elmsley Count with a pause to disguise repeated suits
1990 Top Secret Stuff 19
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 23
Persi Diaconis Avoiding Grip Shifting handling tip (now standard)
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 51
John Bannon On The Elmsley Count brief
1991 Smoke and Mirrors 19
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1991 Sveroni Original 27
Bob Stencel, Alex Elmsley Relaxed Elmsley Count
1992 Card Finesse II 57
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1992 Modus Operandi 19
Jack Carpenter, Alex Elmsley Extended Elmsley Count with five cards, showing a card twice
1992 Modus Operandi 102
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1992 Don't Blink 51
Fred Kaps Voltea Angular after an Elmsley count, the cards are singly turned and dropped on the table, hiding one surface
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 6 11
Alex Elmsley エルムズレイカウント (Elmsley Count)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 132
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 171
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count brief
1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 4) 13
Roger Crosthwaite The Elmsley Count with credit information
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 195
Darwin Ortiz Elmsley Count with deck in hands
1995 Cardshark 33
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count fingertip handling
1995 Natural Selections 24
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
1996 Card College — Volume 2 311
Jay Frasier Rolling Elmsley four cards, hiding one of the eight surfaces
Related to 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 48
Lee Freed All-Around Elmsley Display avoiding discrepancy in face-up Elmsley Count
1996 Facsimile (Issue 4) 38
Edward Marlo Opec Count
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1189
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 213
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 223
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count "Ghost Count" or "Counting Four as Four"
Related to
  • "The Four Card Trick" (Alex Elmsley, marketed 1959)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 314
Simon Lovell The Squelmsley Count with jumbo cards
1997 Simon Says! 103
Unknown Countthinks
1997 Simon Says! 203
Steve Beam The Maeb-Y Count right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left, Elmsley Count
1997 Sound Effects 20
Karl Fulves Covered Elmsley Count cards sticking out of book during count
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 210
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson Broken Elmsley Variation
2001 Try the Impossible 124
Dan Garrett Down for the Count held at corner and movement is diagonal
  • My Elmsley Count
2002 2002 — The Last Palindrome 19
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Elmsley Count Variant concealing two backs as well as one face
Related to 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 79
Unknown Broken Elmsley Count
2004 Enchantments 34
Wesley James The JEHHFOWJ Count "Jordan, Elmsley, Haxton, Houghton, ?, James"
2004 Enchantments 55
Larry West, Jonathan Townsend, Wesley James West-Townsend-James (WTJ) Count Elmsley-style Gemini Count, backs and faces of four cards
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 384
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Count
2004 After The Force 42
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
2004 Subtle Miracles 143
Fred Kaps, Channing Pollock Angular Turnover after an Elmsley count, the cards are singly turned and dropped on the table, hiding one face/back, see also p. 116 for more details
Related toAlso published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 77
Alex Elmsley Mechanic's Grip Elmsley Count
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 49
Edward Marlo OPEC Count brief
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 378
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 265
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
2008 This Is Not a Book 74
Arturo de Ascanio In-Transit Actions in the Elmsley Count
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 320
Steve Beam The Beamsley Count aka the Maeb-y Count, includes the Third Finger Buckle
Also published here 2008 Counter Attack 12
John Guastaferro Overturned Counts cards are turned over while counted one by one
1. Overturned Elmsley
2. Overturned Stanyon
2010 One Degree 77
Jean-Claude Pagès, Unknown Lapping Elmsley no credit but similar to reference
Related to 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue May 6) 137
Steve Beam The Beamsley Count aka the Maeb-y Count, includes the Third Finger Buckle
Related toAlso published here 2011 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue Addendum) iv
Harry Lorayne About Counts four-as-four counts in End Grip
  • The Center Switch Count
  • The Double Double Count
  • The Lorayne Count
Related to 2011 Special Effects 126
Unknown Five-As-Five Count Elmsley Count dynamics
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 61
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 29
Tomas Blomberg Tomas on the Elmsley Count small finesse
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 164
Laurent Prochasson Display after Elmsley Count after an Elmsley Count cards are apparently shown on both sides, also to easily get a break over odd card
2014 Notes de Conférence 1 5
So Sato Vertical Three as Four Count Elmsley Count alternative
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 87
Pete McCabe Face-Out Ghost Count vertical
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 192
Persi Diaconis Elmsley Counting Direction into left hand
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 173
Alex Elmsley Elmsley Count
2018 Seminarheft 17
Edward Marlo OPEC Count
2018 Principia 170
Edward Marlo OPEC Count
2018 Silhouette (Vol. 1 No. 1) 4