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Unknown To teach the Company a Trick which they Learn without Difficulty, then to allow them to Succeed or to cause them to Fail at your Pleasure deck dealt in four piles and suits separated, taught to audience and they fail or succeed
Related to 1876 Modern Magic 66
Bruce Elliott The Back Room Dr. Hurwitz, Al Flosso, U.F. Grant, George Sands' non-make-up version to look like a chinaman, Orson Welles
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 78
George Sands Gone! signed card travels from case held by spectator to performer's pocket
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 527
Edward Marlo, George Sands Upside Down Kings turn face up, then down, change to Aces, placed in deck, back to Kings, Aces from pocket
1947 Marlo In Spades 50
George Sands An Oddity paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator
Related to 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 312) 50
Mallory Van Slyker, George Sands Birds of a Feather four coins assemble in corners of handkerchief
VariationsAlso published here 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 320) 86
George Sands, Mallory Van Slyker Birds of a Feather four coins assemble in corners of handkerchief
Also published here 1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 148
George Sands Cigarette Production lighted cigarette production
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 346
George Sands "Phantom" Cigarette invisible pantomime cigarette appears
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 353
Karl Fulves Babel Jack Boschan's "Phosphorus" magazine, Ganson's "Unique Rope Routine" vs. George Sands routine, John Mulholland newspaper obituary
Mar. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 324
George Sands Duplex Changing Card stranger card on top of deck transforms into two selections
Variations 1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 81
Dai Vernon Multiple Change stranger card on top of deck transforms into two selections
Inspired by 1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 89
Harvey Rosenthal Perfect Coin Assembly four coins assemble under a corner of a handkerchief
  • Alternate Handling of the Last Coin
  • Second Alternate Handling of the Last Coin
Inspired byVariations 1973 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 1
Karl Fulves Color Blind no-palm handling of Criss Cross, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it, see p. 1053 for comment
Inspired by Nov. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 1) 822
Cushing Strout Double Thot named card is only odd-backed card, then it changes into another selection, Chicago Opener, credits to Walter Gibson, Carlyle, George Sands
Feb. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 4) 707
George Sands Criss Cross Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
credit information, see also p. 812 for Marlo claim
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Unbeatable" (George Sands, Sep. 1951, p. 14)
Oct. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 816
George Sands Lucky 13 prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains
Related toVariationsAlso published here Aug. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1035
George Sands Prime Time all clubs in packet, counting procedure, King always remains
Inspired by Aug. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1039
Edward Marlo "Further Dissertation on Oil and Water" more on crediting and history, with letters to George Sands, Bruce Elliott
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 160
Horace E. Bennett The Amazing, Jumping, Flying, Sliding Knot knot jumps, slides and is picked off, then cut and restored rope
Inspired by
  • George Sands' "Ropesation"
Related to
1978 On Your Feet 17
George Sands Reverse Bank Nite using the Lucky 13 prime force
Inspired by 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1100
George Sands Prime Choice - E.S.P. six pieces of paper, prediction on one, ESP symbols or something else on the other pieces, then Lucky 13 prime force
Inspired by 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 4) 1101
George Sands Platform Key-Rect "Two Tricks"
man and woman locked together with chain
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1135
George Sands Prime Choice "Two Tricks"
packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure
Inspired byAlso published here 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1137
Dr. Jacob Daley, George Sands Prime Choice No. 31, packet of thirteen cards, selection is the last one face-down after counting procedure
Also published here 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 52
George Sands Lucky 13 No. 32, prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains
Also published here 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 53
George Sands, Karl Fulves Criss Cross No. 48, simplified, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
Inspired by 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 62
George Sands, Frederick Braue The Super Optical Illusion four red-backed aces change one by one into blue-backed kings with twisting
Inspired by
  • "Super Optical Illusion" (George Sands, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 4 No. 7, Dec. 1946, p. 275)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 11
Mac King, George Sands Phase One Effect Based on Sandsational Rope by George Sands
1990 Mac King's Other Rope Routine 2
Steve Beam Leftovers on opening lines by John Riggs, Dai Vernon, Stephen Minch, Lisa Weedman, George Sands, Don Morris, Dan Garrett, Earl Oakes, Ed Weiss, Alec Callow, getting booked on conventions, Richard Bartram
1993 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 47) 860
Felix Farrell Pure Rope rope is cut several times with fingers and is then restored again, multi-phase routine
Inspired by
  • George Sands' "Sandsational Rope"
1995 Aus dem Effeff... 51
Robert Cassidy Card Memory deck is shuffled and memorized, two spectator get half the deck and performer names every card
Inspired byRelated to 1995 The Art of Mentalism 2 29
Karl Fulves What's in a Name? No. 8, name is spelled in eleven-card packet and last card turned over, repeated until one card remains, it is the only odd-colored one
Related to 1995 Easy Magic 10
Peter Duffie An Unexpected Prediction Cards in a packet turned face down one by one by counting sequence, remaining card that is face up has PREDICTION written on the back (uses prime principle by George Sands)
Variations 1997 Effortless Card Magic 108
George Sands Prime Number Packet Principle Packet of cards with prime number of cards, think of any integer n, flip over every nth card in succession, forces the remaining card
1997 Effortless Card Magic 108
Peter Duffie Psychic Calculator George Sands's Prime Number Principle
1997 N.D.E. — A Near Deck Experience 16
Nick Trost The Eliminator Uses gaffed dice (mispotted) to locate card in one of six piles, credit info for plot given to publication in Nouvelles Recreations, Physiques et Mathematiques (Gilles-Edme Guyot, 1740)
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 142
George Sands, Mitsunobu Matsuyama "Lucky 13" Force Using a fair dice to force bottom card of seven card packet, by eliminating cards at rolled number repeatedly, independently discovered by Mitsunobu Matsuyama
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 144
Karl Fulves Stebbins Clock clock layout, one card turned over and put in center, counting procedure with the value and last card on count always turned over, remaining card forced
Inspired byRelated to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 176
Karl Fulves PATEO Variation force done by two spectators, magician's choice on final decision
Inspired by
  • PATEO (Roy Baker, Baker's Bonanza, p. 38)
Related to
2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 184
George Sands Prime Force
Related to 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 202
Karl Fulves Card Roulette No. 19, two cards chosen by two spectators from small packet, cards counted through and spectators' cards do not show up, prime principle
Related to 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 38
Jim Steinmeyer, George Sands The Five Card Mix forcing a card from five, see also George Sands "Prime Time"
Variations 2002 Impuzzibilities 21
Steve Beam Lucky Digits small packet counted to named number until only one card remains
Related to 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 177
Steve Beam Alpha Male humorous divination of selected letter, with ABC cards
Inspired by 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 205
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Flexible Choice number chosen with four back-to-back pairs, using George Sands's "One to Eight" principle
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 60
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Accidental Diary sixteen-card Unicycle Stack, using George Sands's "One to Eight" principle
Variations 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 70
George Sands Prime Number Principle p cards, any number smaller than p counted to and card turned over, repeated from there until one card remains not turned over, it's forced
  • Why it Works
Related to
  • Card Concepts (Arthur MacTier)
Variations
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 73
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Co-Prime Number Principle extension of prime number principle
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 73
Aldo Colombini Little Arrows with No Arrows five envelopes, all chosen except one, all lose except last one, George Sands's Prime Number Principle
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 160
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Future Choice five envelope with numbers on either side, added in some way by spectator, total predicted, repeat, see Vol. 2 reference for credit information
Inspired by
  • "One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)
Related to
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 73
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Whitewash ESP deck, card chosen by adding some numbers on number cards, predicted, all others blank
Inspired by
  • "One to Eight" (George Sands, Bill Simon's Mathematical Magic, 1964)
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 75
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Little Arrows seven cards, all chosen except one, all lose except last one, George Sands's Prime Number Principle
Variations 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 77
Ryan Matney The Whitechapel Solution cards in a packet turned face down one by one by counting sequence, remaining card that is face up has odd back, uses prime principle by George Sands, story presentation
Inspired by 2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 349
Lewis Jones Lucky, Lucky, Lucky prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until selection appears, as bar bet
Inspired byVariations 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 70
George Sands Lucky 13 Force one of five objects
Related to 2004 Under Tension 18
George Sands Prime Number Principle
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 199
Gene Castillon "Odd Chance" 21 Card Trick two selections
Inspired by 2007 7-7-7 140
Lennart Green Love - Hate - Admiration three-card location, using George Sands's Prime Deal
2008 The Green Northern Lights Magic 10
Nick Trost Wacky Packet several transformations
Inspired by 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 198
George Sands The Sands End Switch with extra piece
2010 Vortex 135
Wayne Dobson Cash Back using George Sands Prime Number Force
2013 More Look No Hands 23
Steve Beam Doubling Down Using factory misprinted cards, the magician predicts the totals of the cards selected by the audience.
Related to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 214