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George Blake Time Will Tell with Full Hunter Pocket Watch, gaffed
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 144) 578
George Blake How' the Time?
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 146) 587
Clayton Rawson Under the Table cards under table, one selected, shuffled and found, three methods
Related toVariations 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 170) 682
George Blake Under More! Table several methods for finding a card selected under a table
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 174) 698
George Blake Imp-Ossible bill travels from under handkerchief into a bill tube
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 192) 767
George Blake Imp-Aled Brema bill tube with holes, threaded on a needle, bill travels inside
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 771
U. F. Grant Various Advertisements only effect descriptions
  • Grant's Production Skunk
  • Miniature Dye Box
  • Maguire's Salt Vanish
  • The Hollis Gizeh Card
  • Deluxe Chink Cans
  • Deluxe Clock Vanish
  • Devil's Ashtray (George Blake)
  • Cen-Tri-Fic (E. J. Moore)
  • Brain Echo (Syl Reilly)
  • Grant's Annula of Magic
  • Grant's Patter Folio
  • Worlds Best Hat Loader
  • Spring Rabbits
  • Slate-of-Mind
  • Egg in Paper
  • Cheek to Cheek
  • Zella Two Word Code
  • Grant's Think-a-Deck
  • Private Instructions
  • Open House
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4)
George Blake Your Deal
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 197) 788
John A. M. Howie Ambitious Transpo
Variations 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 204) 816
George Blake Interchange
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 224) 896
George Blake Smoking Sailor sailor on picture smokes real cigarette
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 258) 1032
George Blake Olla Podrida
  • ambitious card with two cards, as a magician's gag
  • rabbit from hat joke
  • torn & restored paper, magician's gag
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1148
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on John Boyko, Dai Vernon, George Blake
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 289) 1157
Hubert Lambert, George Blake Clipped on a Ribbon variation of clipped with, thread and ribbon
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 319) 84
George Blake Uncanny Hanks four silks tied on ribbon, one by one the specified knots dissolve and silks drop
Variations 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 107
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Study in Stud system for coding/designating a card with four cards, for a stud deal
Related toVariations 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 4
Max Katz M. K. Telephone Code System coding a card with four cards, see Interlocutor reference for credit information
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 5) 3
George McLean, Lu Brent, Bruce Cervon, George Blake Etcetera
Mar. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 88
Karl Fulves Paper Clip Holdout inside case
Related to
  • p. 122 for idea by George Blake
Variations
July 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 112
Sid Lorraine, Ed Morrisey, George Blake, Burling Hull Etcetera business card idea by Burling Hull
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 122
George Blake Thread Case Holdout
Sep. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 122
Unknown Match Puzzle see p. 144 for solution
Related to
  • p. 172 for George Blake suggestion
Nov. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 132
Lin Searles, George Blake, Robert Eagle, George Jarvis Etcetera
Apr. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 172
George Blake Match Up climax for match puzzle in which matches are in both fists head up and down
Inspired by
  • item in Magigram, Nov/Dec 1967
Apr. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 174
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by George McLean & George Blake
Related toVariationsAlso published here May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 257
George McLean, George Blake, Mel Stover Etcetera
Nov. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 292
Karl Fulves Oracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 374
George Blake Oracle Jr. "Oracle" as location instead of prediction, packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros
Inspired by Mar. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 412
Tom Harris Just Chance with three envelopes, historical comments
Related toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 434
George Blake Elusive Lady two Jokers and a Queen, Joker and Queen transposes
Oct. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 568
Bob Ostin Vampire- A Method for a Living & Dead Test small cards on one is written "Vampire", cards are folded and stapled, see also page 87 for additional ideas by Bob Ostin and Bob Byrne
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 39
Ken Brooke Coin Riddle bar bet
Related to Dec. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 50
Ken Brooke Coin Puzzle
Related to Dec. 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 50
George Blake Red or Black Force forcing one of the colors, "for me"
Mar. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 5) 714
George Blake On Coin Puzzle other solution
Inspired by Feb. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 76
George Blake On Vampire other marking system
Inspired by Feb. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 76
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Ostin, George Blake, Patrick Page, Jay Marshall, James Randi, Uri Geller, Ben Martin
Sep. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 159
Doug Alker, George Blake Double Monte with extra card, second variation with color changing back kicker
Aug. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 294
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on George Blake, Alf Moore
Nov. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 3) 334
Charles T. Jordan, George Blake, Hannes Höller, Alan Cleaver, Eastman N. Hatch Drehen des Spiels fourteen methods to secretly turn the deck end for end, in the hands, on the table and in the hands of the spectator
1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 6
George Blake (reviewer) What they said about "the other book" by Karrell Fox by Karrell Fox 1979 Another Book 124
George Blake Introduction on Rusduck's problem
Related to 1980 The Perfected Five Card Trick 1
George Blake The Rusduck Enigma
Inspired by 1980 The Perfected Five Card Trick 2
George Blake The Rusduck Enigma - Solutions One and Two
1980 The Perfected Five Card Trick 6
Ken De Courcy The Clever Lady Trick three cards chosen, one remembered, all cards torn in quarters, performer does same, all pieces tossed in change bag, spectator removes four pieces, they make up selection, it is restored in bag
Inspired by
  • marketed George Blake effect
1980 Cards in Cabaret 45
Ken De Courcy Second Guest: George Blake short intro
1980 After Dinner Technique 49
George Blake "Flash!" reading funny things from newspaper, it vanishes in a flash, then cigarette vanishes in handkerchief, with more elaborate version for magicians
1980 After Dinner Technique 49
George Blake Das "Mit sich selbst sprechen" on ventriloquism
Also published here
  • Magigram, June 1974
Oct. 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 3) 88
Thomas Alan Waters Chronologic two phased routine with pocket watch, first selected time is divined, then predicted
Inspired by 1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 628
Karl Fulves, Tom Harris, George Blake Pay Day No. 91, envelopes torn to pieces according to spectator's wishes, the one with bill remains unharmed
Inspired by 1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 134
Aldo Colombini Blow four balloons tied on rope, one balloon is selected by drawing a silk from a clear bag, matching balloon flies away
Inspired by 1991 FISM Lecture Notes 16
Joseph K. Schmidt Simulated Vision die behind paper screen as prediction, secretly pivoted as required
Inspired by
  • "Divination with a Die" (George Blake, Magigram, March 1977)
Related to
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 5) 51
George Blake The Handyman gag with false hand
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