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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan Diabolical Transposition two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, siamesa
VariationsAlso published here 1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 22
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
Jack Gwynne Gwynne's Speller every value is spelled out from full deck, stack
Related toVariations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 61
Unknown Divining Deck chosen card indicates position of selection
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 191
Michael F. Zens Quadruple Poker Trick
Related toVariations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 369
Stuart P. Cramer Les Cartes par Hasard card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles
Inspired by 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 182
Norman Ashworth Before your Eyes message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 32) 203
Theodore Annemann Locatrik location with two keys and two outs, Gemini Twins precursor
Variations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 262
U. F. Grant Reversed Key Card The "Whoops!" Control
VariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 81
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 1938 Greater Magic 336
M. Jules Dhotel A New Top Card Production card pushed out and pivoted upwards behind deck
Related toVariations 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 25
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Location get-ready trick to get key in center, spelling
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 397
Paul LePaul There It Is! visual thing, drawing on Dover Reprint..., for credit information see references
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 Expert Card Technique 167
Bob Hummer The Magic Separation face-up and face-down cards are shuffled, performer separates cards behind back so one pile consists of same amount of face up cards as the other, see Collected Secrets for variations
VariationsAlso published here 1940 Half-A-Dozen Hummers 3
Bob Hummer Face Up Prediction spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 Half-A-Dozen Hummers 4
Bob Hummer Lite-Ning Addition spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined
VariationsAlso published here 1940 Half-A-Dozen Hummers 5
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 505
Walter B. Gibson Perplexity two cards in twenty card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less)
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Charles Hopkins 29 - Pocket index. Mentions pocket index gimmick in Jinx magazine, No. 82, p. 528, Pocket Prophecies.
Related to 1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 43
Edward Marlo A Good Number spectators stops while performer is shuffling four times and cards are turned over, next to Aces
Related toVariations 1942 Deck Deception 11
Francis Carlyle Carlyle's Card idea by Fred Braue on page 214, see reference, for credit information see also "Informant" reference
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 48) 196
Warren Wiersbe Numerical Discovery
Variations 1944 Action with Cards 12
Bob Hummer Personality Test face-up/face-down prediction of number of cards, weird, CATO related, personality type presentation
VariationsAlso published here 1945 3 Pets 1
E. D. Wolff Mind Testing Deck
Variations 1945 My Best 152
Vynn Boyar An Amusing Interlude wine visibly vanishes from glass, when it is raised to the lips
Variations 1945 My Best 291
Unknown Pop Up top half flies to table, selection appears
Variations 1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 50
Unknown The Tantalizer twenty-second position and packet dealing
Related toVariations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 112
Unknown Enlarging and Diminishing Cards classic fan technique
Related to 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 276
George G. Kaplan The "Stop!" Fan Discovery fan force
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 69
Bert Fenn, Neal Elias 10-6-9-4 four values are counted to, aces found, inspired by Stanley Collins trick from "A Conjuring Melange"
Variations 1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 6
Karrell Fox The Question Is...
Related toVariations 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 96
John Scarne Aces from the Pocket No. 2, Shuffled deck placed in pocket, performer able to pull out four Aces
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 11
Francis Carlyle The Upside-Down Deck No. 3, spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, then faced deck Triumph without shuffle
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 11
John Scarne Swimmers No. 31, Deck is cut into four, cards are moved around in long procedure, reveal four Aces. Procedure repeated, reveal four Kings.
Related toVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 56
Dr. Jacob Daley The Mathematical Card Trick No. 33, Two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 59
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Nat Bernstein, Morty Zuckert The Obedient Cards No. 73, Use two named numbers to locate card
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 134
Bob Hummer Mind Reader's Dream cards dealt according to thought-of card, with Dreambook to transfer number to card
VariationsAlso published here 1952 Mind Reader's Dream 1
Bill Simon "Touch" Retouched ungaffed, one card
Variations 1952 Effective Card Magic 148
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Key key balanced on finger turns over
Related toVariations 1952 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 246) 984
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
Unknown, T. O'Connor Sloane The Mysteries of Nine Number forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by T. O'Connor Sloane using money
Related to 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 163
Bert Allerton The Jumping Flower paper napkin flower jumps from lapel to lapel, thread
Variations 1958 The Close-Up Magician 55
Dai Vernon Jumbo Surprise a Card becomes a Jumbo Card when turned over on the table
Variations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 38
Dai Vernon "Picking off the Pip"
Related toVariations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 47
Senor Notis The Notis Cascade One handed Riffle Shuffle with Cascade Finale
Related to 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 31
Dai Vernon The Optical Move
Related to 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 21
Sam Schwartz Sam-Ultaneous two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 114
Paul Curry The Joker Knows spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case
Variations 1965 Magician's Magic 116
Chan Canasta Oops 9: Look out for a number 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction
Related to 1966 Book of Oopses 20
Dai Vernon Pure Mathematics two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related to 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 99
Fred G. Taylor Curious Count broken count force
Related toVariations Oct. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 210
Fred Lowe Question card chosen by cutting off some cards and counting...
  • Question for All
  • Question for Experts
  • Question for Connoisseurs
Variations 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 134
Roy Walton Stepping Stones solution for a problem posed by Fulves, several variations
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 21
Roy Walton The Karl Le Fong Trick two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places
Related toVariations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 16
Harry Lorayne Snap!
Related toVariations 1969 HEX! 25
Dai Vernon Curious Count II covering cases 2 to 5
Inspired byVariations Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 239
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
Charles Brent Fate pair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die
Variations Oct. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 290
John Hamilton Eyes of the Gods two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to
Related toVariations Aug. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 10) 351
Roy Walton Demi Demon mates are found
Variations 1971 Cardboard Charades 24
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles Hudson
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Eddie Fechter A Fechter Force packet cutting timing force with out
Variations 1972 Card Cavalcade 45
Richard Himber Try this for Size off beat prediction of position 14 3/4
Related toAlso published here
  • "Try This For Size" (Richard Himber, MUM, Sep. 1969)
1972 The Living End 62
David Solomon, Steve Draun S-D Location two phase location
Variations 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 65
Frank Thompson F.T. Cut
VariationsAlso published here 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 143
Orville Wayne Meyer Round Up two selections, half held by spectator, cards are exchanged and deck assembled in face-up and face-down packets
Related to 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 78) 389
Karl Fulves Odds on Favorite betting game in which a reversed card is part of a same-colored pair or not
Related toVariations 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 79
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts see also Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's"
Related toVariations 1974 Paul Curry Presents 7
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
Rick Johnsson Raisin' Rabbits sponge rabbit vanishes and only leaves some dung in form of raisins
Related to 1976 Practical Impossibilities 75
Jerry Andrus Back Jog Turnover top cards pivot with one hand, for reversing the cards
Variations 1976 Andrus Card Control 27
Edward Marlo More Miracle Card Changes different variations (including tabled)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 149
Mark Weston Splitz double backer is put in the center of the deck, the cards next to it are removed and the double backer split in two normal cards, the cards match the other two cards
Related to 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 11) 433
Steve Beam Backdoor Force #1 using a table
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 36
Steve Beam Split False Cut #1 multiple cuts, Hindu shuffle position
Also published here 1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 37
Steve Beam Split False Cut #2
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 38
Steve Beam Thanksgiven
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 42
Steve Beam Mental Address Book gag for getting phone number of spectator
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 1
Steve Beam The Ringer ring is caught in knot, one handed
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 1
Steve Beam Edition Addition name of selection found in newspaper add, card vanishes from deck
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 2
Steve Beam Guillotine Idea gag, used blades
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 2
Steve Beam The Vanishing Earthworm worm vanishes from tube, gag
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 3
Steve Beam Utility Vanish worm vanishes from book, gag
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 3
Steve Beam Cubio Routine presentation for Cubio, Die on string stops and slides on magician's command
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 4
Steve Beam Routine For The Lota humorous presentation for the Lota bowl
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 5
Steve Beam, Jimmy Heron Dry Clean Only patter for dye box / washing box trick
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 6
Steve Beam On the Subject of Linking Rings humorous article
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 12
Steve Beam Editorial about bringing more women to magic meetings, humorous article
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 13
Steve Beam You're Joking removing jokers from face-down deck
Also published here 1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 15
Steve Beam Quick Change card on table is covered with a fan and transforms
Inspired by
  • Mathew Corin's "Novel Card Discovery" in "Genii" May, 1972.
VariationsAlso published here
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 15
Steve Beam Card to Silk playing card changes into card silk
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 15
Steve Beam The One Handed Pharoah one handed faro shuffle and cascade (Jerry Andrus)
Inspired by
  • Cascade in Jerry Andrus's "Kurious Kards"
Also published here
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 18
Steve Beam Lazy Man's Deck Switch #1 dropping card during a trick, then take another deck
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 22
Steve Beam Lazy Man's Deck Switch #2 as a gag
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 22
Steve Beam Comeback off-beat prediction, same back design
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 22
Steve Beam Flipover as a production, apparently from the middle, using a swing cut
Inspired by 1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 24
Steve Beam Rapid Transit card appears face-up on the deck (using one handed top palm) vanishes again (face up Tent vanish) and appears face up in the center of the deck
Also published here 1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 25
Steve Beam Mabel using wind-up teeth
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 26
Steve Beam How To Fan Cards humorous article, cartoons
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 28
Steve Beam The African Shuffle shuffle gag, dated
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 29
Steve Beam Pic A Card gag, dated
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 30
Steve Beam Borrowed Deck Beauty to switch a borrowed deck in the context of a routine
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 30
Steve Beam Visual Brainwave color changing deck, with signed selection
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 33
Steve Beam Dancing Queen selection appears as a Tattoo on performers body
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 35
Steve Beam Electrocution card is found using an X-Ray machine, humorous routine
Inspired by
  • Lou Derman's "The X-Ray" in "Add Comedy to your Act"
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 39
Steve Beam Glossary of Terms
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 41
Steve Beam The Shuffle distribution of four cards
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 7
Edward Marlo The 312 Second Stack
Related toAlso published here 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 314
Ron Ferris Ribbon Candy spectator finds red cards in black pile and black cards in red pile, alternating set up
Variations Sep. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 246
Steve Beam, John Murray, Rhett Bryson, Bruce Turner Gags gags with the spiralbound deck
1979 The Card Book 9
Steve Beam The Card Book - Introduction on the spiralbound deck of cards
  • About The Card Book
1979 The Card Book 1
Steve Beam Joker Removal spiralbound deck, Joker is removed, penetrates spiral
1979 The Card Book 1
Steve Beam Bound Reversal spiralbound deck, card is peeked and then found reversed
1979 The Card Book 2
Steve Beam Built-In Book Test II using spiralbound book and string
Inspired by
  • Alan Milan's "A Built-in Book Test" in Robert Nelson's "Comedy Mentalism Volume II" p. 30.
1979 The Card Book 4
Steve Beam, Wayne Wall Bending Over Backwards spiralbound deck, selected card is pulled through spiral
1979 The Card Book 5
Steve Beam Gettin A Rise Out Of It selected card rises out of spiralbound deck, holes intact
1979 The Card Book 7
Steve Beam Visual Penetration signed card is pulled from spiralbound deck
1979 The Card Book 8
Steve Beam Eyeglasses glass vanishes, and is produced from eye
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 78
Steve Beam Thanksgiven
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 97
Steve Beam, Don Morris Basic Sleights outs for screwed up sleights
  • Double Lift
  • False Shuffle
  • Forcing
  • Palming
1979 Inside Outs 7
Steve Beam, Don Morris Spelling spelling as an out
1979 Inside Outs 9
Steve Beam, Don Morris Back Stabber prediction card becomes locator card, out
1979 Inside Outs 10
Steve Beam, Don Morris Just Joking based on a Paul Curry idea from Magician's Magic (?), card vanishes and appear in pocket, with Jokers, as an Out
1979 Inside Outs 12
Steve Beam, Don Morris First Drop All Day outs for mistakes with coins
1979 Inside Outs 17
Steve Beam, Don Morris Talking Out, when coins click togehter
1979 Inside Outs 18
Steve Beam, Don Morris, Wayne Wall Stage Outs Outs for mistakes on stage
Also published here 1979 Inside Outs 20
Steve Beam, Don Morris Dice - An Illustration outs for Dice Stacking, humorously naming the different possibilities of how the dice are arranged
1979 Inside Outs 21
Steve Beam, Don Morris Thanksgiven
1979 Inside Outs 24
Steve Beam Introduction
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 2
Steve Beam Fool II two cards are pushed out from spread, identity of one card and location of other card are named
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 6
Steve Beam Set-Up gag to set up deck, apparently quickly counting the cards
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 29
Steve Beam Kings and Aces Aces change to Kings and back
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 32
Steve Beam The Care and Handling of Doves humorous article
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 88
Steve Beam Spirit Genetilia nut and string, routine
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 91
Steve Beam The End humorous article
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 94
Steve Beam Beam's 'ye Ole Tricky But Trustworthy Magic Shoppe Emporium Catalog humorous article
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 96
Steve Beam Endorsed Advertisement humorous article
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 74
Steve Beam Push Thru Dollar coin penetrates cased deck, selection is found to have a hole in it
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 49
Steve Beam Simple Coincidence card removed as prediction, another chosen card matches via Turnover Change
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 46
Steve Beam Change-Up faces and backs of four cards change
Related to 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 42
Steve Beam On the Subject of False Shuffles humorous article
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 39
Steve Beam Split Cutting The Aces
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 10
Steve Beam Secrets combination lock on card case, gag
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 10
Steve Beam King Charlier II production of four cards using Charlier Cuts with both hands
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 9
Steve Beam, Don Morris Tips & Prevention general comments when working with coins
1979 Inside Outs 16
Steve Beam, Don Morris Coins on Outs for coins, very brief explanation of Utility Switch
Also published here 1979 Inside Outs 16
Steve Beam, Don Morris All At Once! gag as Out, when card is lost in the deck
1979 Inside Outs 14
Steve Beam, Don Morris Wrong Number on spectator trying to trick magician, out
1979 Inside Outs 13
Steve Beam, Don Morris Houdini's Out when spectator wants to replace card himself and shuffle, Out
1979 Inside Outs 13
Steve Beam Thanksgiven
1979 The Card Book 12
Steve Beam Three Problems for the Card Book posed problems with the spiralbound deck
1979 The Card Book 12
Charles Hopkins, Steve Beam, Don Morris Card Index using a card index as an Out
Related to 1979 Inside Outs 13
Steve Beam, Don Morris Introduction
1979 Inside Outs 2
Steve Beam, Don Morris Why Mistakes Occur
1979 Inside Outs 5
Steve Beam, Don Morris Why Recover? from mistakes
1979 Inside Outs 5
Steve Beam, Don Morris Psychology on dealing with mistakes
1979 Inside Outs 5
Steve Beam, Don Morris An Ounce of Prevention "preventions are 'outs for Outs'"
1979 Inside Outs 7
Steve Beam, Don Morris Out! when selected card is narrowed to two cards
1979 Inside Outs 8
Steve Beam, Don Morris Lost Cherries black cherries gag to find out if card is red or black
1979 Inside Outs 9
Steve Beam, Don Morris Fingering The Fan fan stop force, as an out
1979 Inside Outs 10
Steve Beam, Don Morris Complementary Out out, card with same value and same suit are removed from pocket
Inspired by
  • Nate Leipzig's "The Complementary Cards" in John Scarne's "Scarne on Card Tricks"
1979 Inside Outs 11
Steve Beam, Don Morris Brainwave Deck brainwave as an Out
1979 Inside Outs 12
Steve Beam, Don Morris Flashing what to do when coin flashes
1979 Inside Outs 18
Steve Beam, Don Morris Hecklers Out, when spectator wants to see performer's hands
1979 Inside Outs 18
Steve Beam, Don Morris Conclusion
1979 Inside Outs 24
Steve Beam, Don Morris Selected Bibliography
1979 Inside Outs 25
Steve Beam Fool I two cards are pushed out from spread, location of one card can be named
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 4
Steve Beam King Charlier I four Ace production, at once
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 7
Steve Beam Gone! single card vanish in the hands, as an ending for the Piano trick
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 29
Steve Beam Cutting Match two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 36
Steve Beam Double Choice two selected cards, same position in both halves
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 41
Steve Beam Cards Are People Too as soon as card is touched by spectator is jumps from deck, gag
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 45
Steve Beam Dissertation on Magic with Bodily Functions using saliva and earwax etc. for card magic, humorous article
  • Natural Force
  • The Ultimate
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 47
Steve Beam Interlocked Coin Vanish balancing coin on thumb
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 55
Steve Beam Color Changing Comb
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 75
Steve Beam Flash Flowers ball of fire changes to bouquet of flowers, then doves are produced from dove pan
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 77
Steve Beam Brush Off out when something goes wrong, using a brush
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 82
Steve Beam For Collectors Only humorous article, how to get autographs of famous people
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 83
David Brumble Fly Down magician's zipper slowly opens by itself
Related to 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 84
Steve Beam Impromptu Pen Suspension
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 85
Steve Beam Level With Me gag using a carpenter's level
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 27
Steve Beam, Dennis Slice Spare Change card face up in ribbon spread, spread is turned over and reversed card removed, change into selection
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 26
Steve Beam Mathematical Card Trick calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 24
Marshall Pope Pop Up perpenticular between two halves, without table
VariationsAlso published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 22
Steve Beam, Phillip Young, Terry Turner Late Show puns with playing cards and gag for chinese wands
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 21
Steve Beam, Randy Tanner Flipper card is flipped face up between two halves
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 19
Steve Beam I.O.U. gag, spectator has to sign a contract, as a cover to load card into wallet
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 18
Steve Beam The Non-Sandwich Jack Trick two Jacks places into the deck, number is called and performer cuts deck into two piles, both Jacks are found at named number
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 16
Steve Beam Split Fan fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 15
Steve Beam The Maeb-Y Count (Pronounced "Maybe") right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left, Veeser concept
Also published here 1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 13
Steve Beam Thrice As Nice variation of Twice As Nice
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 42
Steve Beam Introduction
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 2
Steve Beam Mental Case spectator divines card, naturally printed on card case
Variations 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 6
Steve Beam Joker Magnet Jokers are cut into the two halves of the deck face up, cards next to Jokers are four of a kind
Related to 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 8
Steve Beam Mexican Transit System
Related to 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 12
Steve Beam Cutting to the Aces spectator cuts and finds two Aces, Aces are cut inside the two halves to find other Aces
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 15
Steve Beam Maeb-Y Veeser Variation right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left
Related to 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 16
Steve Beam Lucky 13 spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection, see Semi-Automatic Card Tricks for variation
Related to 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 28
Steve Beam Countdown values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection, 14/15 stack
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 31
Steve Beam Mating Season I dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates
Related to 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 33
Steve Beam Mating Season II dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates, different method as in Mating Season I
Related to 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 35
Steve Beam Talk About Your Nice Locations values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 37
Steve Beam Twice As Nice two cards are reversed in the deck and then count up to the value of their card, both land on the same card, which was predicted
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 40
Steve Beam Ding-a-Ling gag using bells, pun
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 11
Steve Beam Dissertation On Palming humorous article
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 43
Steve Beam Overlooking Miracles using oily skin as daub
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 45
Steve Beam The Best I Could Scratch Up
Related to
  • Paul Clive's "On the Side" in "Card Tricks Without Skill"
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 46
Steve Beam Lost and Found
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 48
Steve Beam The Five Foot Shelf humorous article
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 50
Steve Beam Cut Up selection turns over in the middle of a Charlier Cut
Also published here 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 51
Steve Beam Drop Change face up card is dropped on face down pile and changes to other card
Also published here 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 52
Steve Beam Twister using the Tankai Palm
Also published here 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 54
Steve Beam Flipped Out production of four Aces
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 57
Steve Beam Visual Transposition combination of the Maeb-y Veeser Variation and the Twister change
Also published here 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 60
Steve Beam Beam's Choice production of four of a kind, pivot out of the deck
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 63
Steve Beam The Last Word
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 67
Steve Beam Thanksgiven
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 69
Steve Beam The Visine Change gag while doing color change
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 12
Steve Beam Paper Cut pun, while spectator cuts deck
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 12
Steve Beam Level With Me gag using a carpenter's level
Also published here 1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 12
Steve Beam, Kevin Justice The Hospital Trick deck in card case, humorous presentation
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 13
Steve Beam Fairy Story gag when using a wand
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 15
Steve Beam Case Study card case with handle, gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 16
Steve Beam Holy Writing gags using pen
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 16
Steve Beam Magic Can Be Fun! gag using a whip
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 16
Steve Beam Marked Cards gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 17
Steve Beam Drop By gag when something drops on the floor
Also published here
  • "Inside Outs Or For My Next Trick I'll Try One That Works"
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 17
Steve Beam A Hairy Situation shaving deck gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 19
Steve Beam Finger Exercise pun about jogs
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 19
Steve Beam Relief! fanning powder the deck in the middle of the trick, gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 19
Steve Beam Visual Magic running cut pun
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 20
Steve Beam Keep It Down! pun, rising card
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 20
Steve Beam Who's The Dummy? gag using Tally-Ho cards
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 20
Steve Beam At A Loss for Words? patter phrases to say after show of other magicians, gags
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 21
Steve Beam Thanksgiven
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 22
Steve Beam Introduction booklet with gags and lines for card magicians
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 2
Steve Beam Leave A Message pun about "calling cards"
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 4
Steve Beam Pain! pun about paper cuts
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 4
Steve Beam A Real Stinker pun when spectator cuts cards
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 4
Steve Beam Split Fan fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag
Also published here 1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 4
Steve Beam A Little Light On The Subject gag with flashlight for the beginning of a close-up show
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 5
Steve Beam You're Joking removing jokers from face-down deck
Also published here 1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 5
Steve Beam Red Letter Day gag with ABC card, impression
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 6
Steve Beam New Deck gag, producing a cherry from the deck
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 6
Steve Beam Rolling Along sitting on a roll, gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 7
Steve Beam Another Opener gag, deck with a "rare" sticker
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 7
Steve Beam Choreography drum roll gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 8
Steve Beam Late Show puns while changing cards
Also published here 1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 8
Steve Beam Square Up squaring cards up joke, using scissors
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 9
Steve Beam Playing Cards pun
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 9
Steve Beam Wrong Box Christmas card gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 9
Steve Beam The History of Fanning gags and puns while doing fans
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 9
Steve Beam Charity gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 10
Steve Beam Too Many Cards quickly finding the joker, gag
1980 Diary of a Deranged Deck 10
Steve Beam Introduction to Part Two
1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 13
Steve Beam Pop Up a card pivots out between both halves
VariationsAlso published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 13
Steve Beam Drop Change face up card is dropped on face down pile and changes to other card
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 14
Steve Beam Rapid Transit card appears face-up on top of deck (one-hand top palm as change), is taken and vanished, reappears reversed in center
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 15
Steve Beam Cut Up selection turns over in the middle of a Charlier Cut
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 17
Steve Beam Flash Change
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 18
Steve Beam Ace Cutting Routine
1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 19
Steve Beam Introduction
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 1
Steve Beam "Thanks-Given" thanking Rhett Bryson, Keith Breen, Jeff White, Phillip Young, Don Morris
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 60
Steve Beam Introduction
1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 1
Steve Beam Color Changing Deck 1 more a gag than an effect, case changes color as well, but in the pocket during the rest of the show
Variations 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 2
Steve Beam Color Changing Deck 2
Inspired by 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 2
Steve Beam You're Joking deck spread face down, performer removes the two Jokers from face-down spread, message appears on back of Jokers
Inspired by
  • "You're Joking" (Steve Beam, Diary of a Deranged Deck)
1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 3
Steve Beam Mathematical Card Trick calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 4
Steve Beam Visine Change 2 tabled card wiped with one-handed fans, presentation with bottle of Visine
Inspired byAlso published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 6
Steve Beam Simple Coincidence card removed as prediction, another chosen card matches via Turnover Change
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 8
Steve Beam Mental Case spectator divines card, duplicate under cellophane of case
Inspired by 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 9
Steve Beam Cutting Match two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling
Also published here 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 10
Steve Beam False Deck Falsie triple cut
Related to
  • The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic, p. 43
Also published here
1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 12
David Roth Pop Outs tabled production under finger tip
Related toVariations 1981 CoinMagic 20
Steve Beam Light and Dark Switch "This is a good alternative for The Bobo Switch"
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 4
Don Morris, Steve Beam Modified Copper/Silver Toss
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 6
Steve Beam Thumbs Up Switch table edge, lapping
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 6
Steve Beam In a Pinch stealing one of several into Tenkai Pinch, one-handed
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 6
Steve Beam Flipped Out coin switched as it is picked up and flipped in air, one-handed
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 8
Steve Beam Copper/Silver Flipped Out (transformation) use of previous switch
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 10
Steve Beam Drawback one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand, in repeat change into dollar
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 11
Steve Beam Drawback and Nothing variation of previous trick with vanish finale, tabled
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 13
Steve Beam Delayed Table Transit one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 13
Keith Breen, Steve Beam Two Cards, Two Coins transposition underneath two cards
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 14
Steve Beam Chinese-A-Chinese coins stick to hand
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 15
Steve Beam Copper/Copper/Copper/Silver coin changes when tossed to hand
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 17
Steve Beam Change Purse lapping
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 18
Steve Beam Foreign Coins two coins transform into American coins, ends clean
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 20
Steve Beam Spellbound Again
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 22
Steve Beam Dime and Penny dime changes into American penny, edge grip
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 25
Steve Beam The Pancake Coin very thin coin, shaved
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 26
Steve Beam Polish Heads or Tails coin covered, performer can uncover coin and always win, using Pancake Coin
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 26
Steve Beam Heads or Heads demonstration of controlled coin flip, using Pancake Coin
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 27
Steve Beam Through the Table with glass and single coin, coin seen halfway in table, using Pancake Coin
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 27
Steve Beam Susan B. head on coin changes, using Pancake Coin
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 28
Steve Beam Push Thru Dollar coin visibly penetrates cased deck, all cards have holes except selection, using Pancake Coin
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 29
Steve Beam Number One "Doing it by the Numbers", coin changes into small metal number 1
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 33
Steve Beam Like One coin changes into small metal number 1
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 33
Steve Beam Nothing Left coin changes into small metal number 0
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 33
Steve Beam German Coins German coin changes into small metal number 9
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 33
Steve Beam Nine to Six transformation routine with small metal numbers
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 33
Steve Beam Rattle Wand coin from wand
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 34
Steve Beam Show Three, Throw Four three coins become 4
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 35
Steve Beam Purse Appearance one-handed using purse palm
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 37
Steve Beam 2-3-3 Illusion two coins change into 3, optical illusion presentation
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 38
Steve Beam The Okito Box general comments
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 41
Steve Beam Toss Out Steal as coins are dumped out
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 42
Steve Beam Swivel Bottom Move
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 43
Steve Beam Toss Out Color Change
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 43
Steve Beam Toss Out Change/Switch with Okito Box
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 44
Steve Beam Change Box half dollar shaken in Okito Box, when tossed out it changes into 2 quarters
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 45
Steve Beam Topless Bottom Switch switching two boxes
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 45
Steve Beam Four Copper, Four Silver four coins change at once
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 46
Steve Beam, Harvey Rosenthal Box Change box changes color as well, using Rosenthal move from his lecture notes
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 47
Steve Beam Nest of Box marked coin from hand to box
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 48
Steve Beam Hand and Box Transposition
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 48
Steve Beam One Coin Thru through coin box
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 49
Steve Beam Optional Part II coin from hand to box