diabolical transposition \n two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, siamesa \n charles t. jordan \n diabolical transposition \n charles t. jordan \n jordan plus colour \n roy walton \n girl thots \n karl fulves \n three chances in 26 \n nick trost \n u. f. grant \n diabolical transposition \n charles t. jordan \n steve beam \n x-men \n steve beam \n x-men ii \n steve beam \n x-men iii \n steve beam \n x-men iv \n ramón riobóo
1921
the four full hands Charles T. Jordan

Diabolical Transposition

two thought cards across with two decks, stacked, siamesa

a card and a number \n number free, card forced from a second deck \n al baker \n a card and a number - take three \n steve beam \n any card at our numbers \n ryan plunkett
1933
the secret ways of al baker Al Baker

gwynne's speller \n every value is spelled out from full deck, stack \n jack gwynne \n chinese miracle \n brother john hamman \n bottoming out \n steve beam \n shark hunt \n karl fulves
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Jack Gwynne

quadruple poker trick \n \n michael f. zens \n zens-ational \n russell "rusduck" duck \n the second hand gambler \n peter duffie \n bag lady \n steve beam \n stack attack \n steve beam \n encased \n steve beam \n encased in glass \n steve beam \n background on the "zens" poker stack \n steve beam
1937
encyclopedia of card tricks Michael F. Zens

les cartes par hasard \n card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles \n stuart p. cramer \n jinxed \n steve beam \n jinxed \n steve beam
1937
the jinx 1-50 Stuart P. Cramer

Les Cartes par Hasard

card thought of from the middle while riffled, multiple out after dealing into four piles

before your eyes \n message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by charles nyquist on page 270 \n norman ashworth \n phantom hand \n oscar weigle \n before your eyes improvement \n walter b. gibson \n slated for action \n james torry \n before the eyes variation \n norman ashworth \n velleda variations \n stephen tucker \n wipeout \n thomas alan waters \n the human eraser \n steve beam \n cardtrik \n steve beam \n etaoin shrdlu \n karl fulves \n contest influence solutions \n max abrams \n subliminal message \n mick ayres \n cue-cards \n mick ayres \n toro \n christoph borer \n krabat \n mireille \n nadia "lou" schürmann \n die verwandlung der schrift \n christoph borer
1937
the jinx 1-50 Norman Ashworth

Before your Eyes

message on slate becomes name of selection when wiping over it, idea by Charles Nyquist on page 270

locatrik \n location with two keys and two outs, gemini twins precursor \n theodore annemann \n polar stab \n steve beam \n scott robinson
1937
the jinx 1-50 Theodore Annemann

Locatrik

location with two keys and two outs, Gemini Twins precursor

reversed key card \n the "whoops!" control \n u. f. grant \n the misdirection pass \n u. f. grant \n the s-b whoops control \n steve beam
1938
greater magic U. F. Grant

by means of the fan spread \n a. raising a neat fan
b. raising a ragged fan
c. spreading on the table
d. displaying a reverse fan \n unknown \n the human transmitter \n steve beam
1938
greater magic
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

a new top card production \n card pushed out and pivoted upwards behind deck \n m. jules dhotel \n card popper \n karl fulves \n dhotel change \n steve beam \n the "color change" \n herb zarrow \n pop-up card flourish \n m. jules dhotel \n the spiral-sliced color change \n steve beam
1939
more card manipulations M. Jules Dhotel

the twenty-sixth location \n get-ready trick to get key in center, spelling \n unknown \n middle maze \n bruce elliott \n ring \n r. paul wilson \n sunken riser \n harry riser \n the queen doesn't know jack \n steve beam
1940
expert card technique
Unknown

there it is! \n visual thing, drawing on dover reprint..., for credit information see references \n paul lepaul \n credit information for "there it is!" \n jean hugard \n here it is!! \n frank csuri \n flip \n paul lepaul \n flipover \n steve beam \n there it is variation \n meir yedid \n paul lepaul \n there it is \n karrell fox \n from the belly of the beast \n steve beam
1940
expert card technique Paul LePaul

There It Is!

visual thing, drawing on Dover Reprint..., for credit information see references

the magic separation \n 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 \n bob hummer \n double separation \n warren wiersbe \n bob hummer \n hummer of a trick! \n robert page \n bob hummer \n the magic separation \n bob hummer \n rebuilding a hummer \n lorenz schär \n hummerless \n steve beam \n newcomer hummer \n steve beam
1940
half-a-dozen hummers 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

face up prediction \n spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted \n bob hummer \n hummer addition \n harry lorayne \n face up prediction \n bob hummer \n what about hummer's number? \n jon racherbaumer \n mixed cards and feelings \n reinhard müller \n predecktion \n steve beam \n rebuilding a hummer \n lorenz schär \n hummerless \n steve beam \n newcomer hummer \n steve beam \n all the weigh \n steve beam
1940
half-a-dozen hummers Bob Hummer

Face Up Prediction

spectator and performer turn cards over in the deck, number of reversed cards is predicted

lite-ning addition \n spectator removes an ace or a two face down, then a three or a four and so on, total of added values is divined \n bob hummer \n lite-ning addition \n bob hummer \n latest addition \n steve beam \n atomic weight \n steve beam
1940
half-a-dozen hummers 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

double reverse \n spectator's and performer's cards reverse \n walter b. gibson \n double reverse \n walter b. gibson \n double trouble \n david britland \n informant \n karl fulves \n club sandwich \n steve beam
1940
the jinx 51-100 Walter B. Gibson

perplexity \n two cards in twenty card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less) \n walter b. gibson \n outflanked \n steve beam \n walter b. gibson
1940
the jinx 51-100 Walter B. Gibson

Perplexity

two cards in twenty card packet at unknown positions change place (more or less)

29 - pocket index. \n mentions pocket index gimmick in jinx magazine, no. 82, p. 528, pocket prophecies. \n charles hopkins \n card index \n charles hopkins \n steve beam \n don morris
1940
"outs" precautions and challenges Charles Hopkins

29 - Pocket index.

Mentions pocket index gimmick in Jinx magazine, No. 82, p. 528, Pocket Prophecies.

a good number \n spectators stops while performer is shuffling four times and cards are turned over, next to aces \n edward marlo \n notes on a miracle \n edward marlo \n force multiplier \n steve beam
1942
deck deception Edward Marlo

A Good Number

spectators stops while performer is shuffling four times and cards are turned over, next to Aces

carlyle's card \n idea by fred braue on page 214, see reference, for credit information see also "informant" reference \n francis carlyle \n douglas dexter's "the mystic star" in will goldston's "great magician's tricks", 1931 \n paddle move with a card \n unknown \n the back room \n bruce elliott \n carlyle's card \n francis carlyle \n paddle plus \n francis carlyle \n the human printing press \n steve beam \n informant \n karl fulves \n paddle move \n francis carlyle
1943
the phoenix 1-50 Francis Carlyle

Carlyle's Card

idea by Fred Braue on page 214, see reference, for credit information see also "Informant" reference

Related to

Douglas Dexter's "The Mystic Star" in Will Goldston's "Great Magician's Tricks", 1931

personality test \n face-up/face-down prediction of number of cards, weird, cato related, personality type presentation \n bob hummer \n personality test \n bob hummer \n personality quest \n lorenz schär \n strike out \n steve beam \n personalized personality test \n steve beam \n the randomized lie detector \n steve beam
1945
3 pets Bob Hummer

Personality Test

face-up/face-down prediction of number of cards, weird, CATO related, personality type presentation

an amusing interlude \n wine visibly vanishes from glass, when it is raised to the lips \n vynn boyar \n the dusty drink \n wayne kyzer \n steve beam
1945
my best Vynn Boyar

An Amusing Interlude

wine visibly vanishes from glass, when it is raised to the lips

the tantalizer \n twenty-second position and packet dealing \n unknown \n last chance \n l. vosburgh lyons \n the message deck \n karl fulves \n the tarantulizer \n claude impériale \n the tranquilizer \n steve beam \n marty kane \n what are the odds? (a tantalizer treatise) \n harry lorayne
1948
the royal road to card magic
Unknown

the "stop!" fan discovery \n fan force \n george g. kaplan \n feminine intuition \n jörg alexander weber \n forked fan force \n steve beam \n the "stop!" fan discovery \n george g. kaplan
1948
the fine art of magic George G. Kaplan

10-6-9-4 \n four values are counted to, aces found, inspired by stanley collins trick from "a conjuring melange" \n bert fenn \n neal elias \n quadruple prediction \n steve beam \n quadruple prediction \n steve beam
1948
show stoppers with cards Bert Fenn, Neal Elias

10-6-9-4

four values are counted to, aces found, inspired by Stanley Collins trick from "A Conjuring Melange"

the question is... \n \n karrell fox \n the question is: where is your card \n charlie dietz \n a question of time \n james steranko \n dots it? \n francis carlyle \n questions \n steve beam
1948/27
tarbell course in magic — volume 5 Karrell Fox

aces from the pocket \n no. 2, shuffled deck placed in pocket, performer able to pull out four aces \n john scarne \n 4枚の一致 \n john scarne \n plumber's helper \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks John Scarne

Aces from the Pocket

No. 2, Shuffled deck placed in pocket, performer able to pull out four Aces

the upside-down deck \n no. 3, spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, then faced deck triumph without shuffle \n francis carlyle \n double reversal \n frank shields \n francis carlyle \n club sandwich \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks 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

swimmers \n no. 31, deck is cut into four, cards are moved around in long procedure, reveal four aces. procedure repeated, reveal four kings. \n john scarne \n steve belchou, the dragon, june 1939 \n a poker player's picnic \n unknown \n four card monte \n steve beam \n more card monte \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks 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.

the mathematical card trick \n no. 33, two cards selected from shuffled deck, deck split into two, when dealt down, both cards turn up at the same time \n dr. jacob daley \n zur gleichen zeit \n dr. jacob daley \n deal stopper \n steve beam \n diabolicool \n steve beam \n too diabolicool \n steve beam \n four-way diabolicool \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks 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

james's miracle \n no. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n stewart james \n pure mathematics \n dai vernon \n change x change \n karl fulves \n applause card \n stewart james \n steve beam \n a slight slant on slaight \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n destiny deck \n nick trost \n the inverse function deck \n mel bennett
1950
scarne on card tricks Stewart James

James's Miracle

No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers

the obedient cards \n no. 73, use two named numbers to locate card \n nat bernstein \n morty zuckert \n wireless networking \n steve beam
1950
scarne on card tricks Nat Bernstein, Morty Zuckert

mind reader's dream \n cards dealt according to thought-of card, with dreambook to transfer number to card \n bob hummer \n mind reader's dream \n bob hummer \n das traum-buch \n bob hummer \n never mined \n steve beam
1952
mind reader's dream Bob Hummer

Mind Reader's Dream

cards dealt according to thought-of card, with Dreambook to transfer number to card

"touch" retouched \n ungaffed, one card \n bill simon \n touch retouched - retouched \n edward marlo \n ""touch" retouched" rehashed \n steve beam
1952
effective card magic Bill Simon

the key \n key balanced on finger turns over \n dr. stanley jaks \n der gespensterschlüssel \n punx \n der schlüssel \n dr. stanley jaks \n bambi revisited \n steve beam
1952
the phoenix 201 — 250 Dr. Stanley Jaks

an oddity \n paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator \n george sands \n doubling down \n steve beam
1954
the new phoenix 301-348 George Sands

An Oddity

paper slips with numbers on each side are arranged by the spectator

the mysteries of nine \n number forces using the number nine (e.g. 1089), includes variation by t. o'connor sloane using money \n unknown \n t. o'connor sloane \n 6801 prediction \n steve beam
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
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

the jumping flower \n paper napkin flower jumps from lapel to lapel, thread \n bert allerton \n jumping flower \n steve beam \n die springblume \n patrick page
1958
the close-up magician Bert Allerton

The Jumping Flower

paper napkin flower jumps from lapel to lapel, thread

jumbo surprise \n a card becomes a jumbo card when turned over on the table \n dai vernon \n big deal \n steve beam \n the big finish \n steve beam
1959
inner secrets of card magic Dai Vernon

Jumbo Surprise

a Card becomes a Jumbo Card when turned over on the table

"picking off the pip" \n \n dai vernon \n easy off pips \n allan ackerman \n pip picker \n steve beam \n easy pickings \n michael louis \n transplant \n john carney
1959
inner secrets of card magic Dai Vernon

the notis cascade \n one handed riffle shuffle with cascade finale \n senor notis \n one-hand faro \n steve beam
1960
more inner secrets of card magic Senor Notis

sam-ultaneous \n two cards are selected with the "card at position of cut-off number"-procedure, appear at same position in two piles \n sam schwartz \n tri-multaneous \n sam schwartz \n ram-ultaneous \n ramón riobóo \n diabolicool \n steve beam
1962
close-up card magic 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

the joker knows \n spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case \n paul curry \n elimineight \n steve beam \n elimineight \n steve beam
1965
magician's magic Paul Curry

The Joker Knows

spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case

oops 9: look out for a number \n 1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction \n chan canasta \n 6801 prediction \n steve beam
1966
book of oopses Chan Canasta

Oops 9: Look out for a number

1089 force, prediction is 6801 on the page, must flip upside down to reveal prediction

pure mathematics \n two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers \n dai vernon \n james's miracle \n stewart james \n ice dice \n philip t. goldstein \n stewart james \n applause card \n stewart james \n steve beam \n die version \n karl fulves \n stewart james
1967
ultimate secrets of card magic Dai Vernon

Pure Mathematics

two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers

curious count \n broken count force \n fred g. taylor \n curious count ii \n dai vernon \n the curious count \n fred g. taylor \n the curiouser count \n steve beam
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Fred G. Taylor

question \n card chosen by cutting off some cards and counting...
- question for all
- question for experts
- question for connoisseurs \n fred lowe \n climax prediction \n nick trost \n questions \n steve beam
1969
expert card mysteries Fred Lowe

Question

card chosen by cutting off some cards and counting...

stepping stones \n solution for a problem posed by fulves, several variations \n roy walton \n magician's playing checkers \n steve beam
1969
the devil's playthings Roy Walton

Stepping Stones

solution for a problem posed by Fulves, several variations

the karl le fong trick \n two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places \n roy walton \n lefong, jr. \n roy walton \n der karl le fong trick \n roy walton \n the unselected \n steve beam \n telephony \n steve beam \n doug canning
1969
the devil's playthings Roy Walton

The Karl Le Fong Trick

two cards noted by throwing three dice, cards change places

snap! \n \n harry lorayne \n babel \n karl fulves \n snap! handling \n steve beam \n snap! \n harry lorayne \n !pans \n joe rindfleisch
1969
hex! Harry Lorayne

curious count ii \n covering cases 2 to 5 \n dai vernon \n curious count \n fred g. taylor \n the curiouser count \n steve beam
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Dai Vernon

even money proposition \n 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 \n karl fulves \n divided we stand \n roy walton \n even money \n larry jennings \n suit yourself \n brother john hamman \n choosy choice \n roy walton \n lose or win proposition \n edward marlo \n karl fulves \n the gaffed proposition \n edward marlo \n favorite routine and procedure \n edward marlo \n karl fulves \n even money world \n ronald b. edwards \n even-money proposition \n karl fulves \n out of this world variation (even money proposition) \n karl fulves \n jerry mentzer \n even money extra \n karl fulves \n red or black - which? \n nick trost \n red or black - which? \n nick trost \n see also... \n karl fulves \n noir negative \n karl fulves \n some assembly required \n karl fulves \n noir et rouge \n karl fulves \n the noir test \n karl fulves \n reconstruction \n steve beam \n feminine side \n tony chaudhuri \n ultimate "even money" - improved \n nick trost
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 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

fate \n pair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die \n charles brent \n dicycles \n steve beam \n double dicycles \n steve beam \n doug canning
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 1-4 Charles Brent

Fate

pair of mates revealed by counting down to numbers rolled with dice, in second trick spot cards indicated number on die

eyes of the gods \n two spectators with half the deck each chose a card, spectators deal through deck and performer announces first card, second card spelled to \n john hamilton \n additional hamilton ideas \n john hamilton \n die augen gottes \n john hamilton \n ayes of the gods \n jon racherbaumer \n the caviar location \n steve beam \n 13 o'clock \n karl fulves \n noah's ark (two by two) \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n cut and run \n michael powers
1970
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 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

moracle \n 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 \n lin searles \n oracle \n karl fulves \n immoracle \n philip t. goldstein \n earthly powers \n richard vollmer \n modern day moracle \n marty kane \n moracle \n roberto giobbi \n starburst \n jack avis \n lewis jones \n royacle \n mel bennett \n bottom feeder \n steve beam \n si-decker \n steve beam \n moracool \n steve beam \n royal roundup \n steve beam \n the neutralizer \n steve beam \n binary bypass \n steve beam \n rock bottom \n steve beam \n bluff oracle aces ii \n john bannon \n bluff oracle aces i \n john bannon \n lie-decker \n max maven
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 5-8 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

a fechter force \n packet cutting timing force with out \n eddie fechter \n forced add-on \n steve beam \n a fechter force \n eddie fechter
1972
card cavalcade Eddie Fechter

try this for size \n off beat prediction of position 14 3/4 \n richard himber \n "try this for size" (richard himber, mum, sep. 1969) \n location plus \n don nielsen \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam
1972
the living end Richard Himber

s-d location \n two phase location \n david solomon \n steve draun \n card clairvoyant \n henry christ \n sunken 21 \n jack parker \n the s-b whoops control \n steve beam
1972
kabbala — volume 1 David Solomon, Steve Draun

f.t. cut \n \n frank thompson \n the trinary cut \n david acer \n the thompson breather \n harry levine \n thompson false cut variation \n frank thompson \n doug conn \n f. t. cut \n steve beam \n frank thompson \n positioning swing-cuts \n steve forte
1973
super subtle card miracles Frank Thompson

round up \n two selections, half held by spectator, cards are exchanged and deck assembled in face-up and face-down packets \n orville wayne meyer \n club sandwich \n steve beam
1973
the compleat magick — volume i Orville Wayne Meyer

Round Up

two selections, half held by spectator, cards are exchanged and deck assembled in face-up and face-down packets

odds on favorite \n omega bet, betting game in which a reversed card is part of a same-colored pair or not \n karl fulves \n the compleat gamester \n karl fulves \n the omega particle \n steve beam \n the ark maneuver \n steve beam \n the charm \n steve beam
1973
riffle shuffle set-ups Karl Fulves

Odds on Favorite

Omega Bet, betting game in which a reversed card is part of a same-colored pair or not

a swindle of sorts \n see also bruce bernstein's "eat at joe's" \n paul curry \n pensées \n jon racherbaumer \n suit-de-suit \n jerry k. hartman \n mix 'n' match \n dave campbell \n a swindle of suits \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n countdown simulator \n steve beam \n taste of curry \n howard hamburg \n paul curry \n a coincidence combination \n nick trost
1974
paul curry presents Paul Curry

lucky 13 \n prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains \n george sands \n prime time \n george sands \n reverse bank nite \n george sands \n prime choice - e.s.p. \n george sands \n prime choice \n george sands \n lucky 13 \n george sands \n what's in a name? \n karl fulves \n the eliminator \n nick trost \n stebbins clock \n karl fulves \n pateo variation \n karl fulves \n prime force \n george sands \n card roulette \n karl fulves \n lucky digits \n steve beam \n alpha male \n steve beam \n lucky 13 force \n george sands \n lucky, lucky, lucky \n lewis jones
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 9-10 George Sands

Lucky 13

prime principle force, small packet counted to named number until only one card remains

raisin' rabbits \n sponge rabbit vanishes and only leaves some dung in form of raisins \n rick johnsson \n raisin' rabbits \n steve beam \n wayne kyzer
1976
practical impossibilities Rick Johnsson

Raisin' Rabbits

sponge rabbit vanishes and only leaves some dung in form of raisins

back jog turnover \n top cards pivot with one hand, for reversing the cards \n jerry andrus \n back jog turnover variation \n steve beam \n back jog turnover variation \n steve beam \n back jog turnover variation \n jerry andrus \n steve beam
1976
andrus card control Jerry Andrus

Back Jog Turnover

top cards pivot with one hand, for reversing the cards

more miracle card changes \n different variations (including tabled) \n edward marlo \n pull out double lift \n ken simmons \n the shotb change \n steve beam \n edward marlo \n additions to a change \n ken simmons \n more miracle card changes - first method \n edward marlo \n more miracle card changes \n edward marlo \n michael powers
1977
marlo's magazine volume 2 Edward Marlo

splitz \n 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 \n mark weston \n stabbed coincidence \n larry jennings \n double exposure \n mark weston \n siamese stab \n steve beam \n siamese stab \n steve beam
1977
pabular 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

split false cut #1 \n multiple cuts, hindu shuffle position \n steve beam \n split false cut \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

mental address book \n gag for getting phone number of spectator \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

the ringer \n ring is caught in knot, one handed \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

edition addition \n name of selection found in newspaper add, card vanishes from deck \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

Edition Addition

name of selection found in newspaper add, card vanishes from deck

the vanishing earthworm \n worm vanishes from tube, gag \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

utility vanish \n worm vanishes from book, gag \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

cubio routine \n presentation for cubio, die on string stops and slides on magician's command \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

Cubio Routine

presentation for Cubio, Die on string stops and slides on magician's command

routine for the lota \n humorous presentation for the lota bowl \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

dry clean only \n patter for dye box / washing box trick \n steve beam \n jimmy heron
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam, Jimmy Heron

on the subject of linking rings \n humorous article \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

editorial \n about bringing more women to magic meetings, humorous article \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

Editorial

about bringing more women to magic meetings, humorous article

you're joking \n removing jokers from face-down deck \n steve beam \n you're joking \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

quick change \n card on table is covered with a fan and transforms \n steve beam \n mathew corin's "novel card discovery" in "genii" may, 1972. \n visine change 2 \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water 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.

card to silk \n playing card changes into card silk \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

the one handed pharoah \n one handed faro shuffle and cascade (jerry andrus) \n steve beam \n cascade in jerry andrus's "kurious kards" \n one-hand faro \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

The One Handed Pharoah

one handed faro shuffle and cascade (Jerry Andrus)

lazy man's deck switch #1 \n dropping card during a trick, then take another deck \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

Lazy Man's Deck Switch #1

dropping card during a trick, then take another deck

comeback \n off-beat prediction, same back design \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

flipover \n as a production, apparently from the middle, using a swing cut \n steve beam \n there it is! \n paul lepaul
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

Flipover

as a production, apparently from the middle, using a swing cut

rapid transit \n 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 \n steve beam \n rapid transit \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water 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

how to fan cards \n humorous article, cartoons \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

borrowed deck beauty \n to switch a borrowed deck in the context of a routine \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

Borrowed Deck Beauty

to switch a borrowed deck in the context of a routine

visual brainwave \n color changing deck, with signed selection \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

dancing queen \n selection appears as a tattoo on performers body \n steve beam
1978
they don't make trap doors like they used to do or you too can walk on water Steve Beam

electrocution \n card is found using an x-ray machine, humorous routine \n steve beam \n 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 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"

the shuffle \n distribution of four cards \n steve beam \n the shuffle \n steve beam \n the shuffle \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

the 3<sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> second stack \n \n edward marlo \n super stack - the one second poker stack \n steve beam \n the 3<sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> second stack \n edward marlo
1979
marlo's magazine volume 3 Edward Marlo

ribbon candy \n spectator finds red cards in black pile and black cards in red pile, alternating set up \n ron ferris \n apocalypse variations or additions \n jerry k. hartman \n dr. e. brum-antonioli \n full stop \n steve beam
1979
apocalypse vol. 1-5 Ron Ferris

Ribbon Candy

spectator finds red cards in black pile and black cards in red pile, alternating set up

built-in book test ii \n using spiralbound book and string \n steve beam \n alan milan's "a built-in book test" in robert nelson's "comedy mentalism volume ii" p. 30.
1979
the card book 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.

bending over backwards \n spiralbound deck, selected card is pulled through spiral \n steve beam \n wayne wall
1979
the card book Steve Beam, Wayne Wall

Bending Over Backwards

spiralbound deck, selected card is pulled through spiral

just joking \n based on a paul curry idea from magician's magic (?), card vanishes and appear in pocket, with jokers, as an out \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs 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

stage outs \n outs for mistakes on stage \n steve beam \n don morris \n wayne wall \n brush off \n steve beam
1979
inside outs Steve Beam, Don Morris, Wayne Wall

dice - an illustration \n outs for dice stacking, humorously naming the different possibilities of how the dice are arranged \n steve beam \n don morris
1979
inside outs Steve Beam, Don Morris

Dice - An Illustration

outs for Dice Stacking, humorously naming the different possibilities of how the dice are arranged

fool ii \n two cards are pushed out from spread, identity of one card and location of other card are named \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

Fool II

two cards are pushed out from spread, identity of one card and location of other card are named

kings and aces \n aces change to kings and back \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

simple coincidence \n card removed as prediction, another chosen card matches via turnover change \n steve beam \n simple coincidence \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

Simple Coincidence

card removed as prediction, another chosen card matches via Turnover Change

king charlier ii \n production of four cards using charlier cuts with both hands \n steve beam \n queen charlier \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

King Charlier II

production of four cards using Charlier Cuts with both hands

coins \n on outs for coins, very brief explanation of utility switch \n steve beam \n don morris \n utility switch \n unknown
1979
inside outs Steve Beam, Don Morris

Coins

on Outs for coins, very brief explanation of Utility Switch

card index \n using a card index as an out \n charles hopkins \n steve beam \n don morris \n 29 - pocket index. \n charles hopkins
1979
inside outs Charles Hopkins, Steve Beam, Don Morris

complementary out \n out, card with same value and same suit are removed from pocket \n steve beam \n don morris \n nate leipzig's "the complementary cards" in john scarne's "scarne on card tricks"
1979
inside outs 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"

fool i \n two cards are pushed out from spread, location of one card can be named \n steve beam \n fooled \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

Fool I

two cards are pushed out from spread, location of one card can be named

cutting match \n two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling \n steve beam \n cutting match \n steve beam \n cutting match \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

Cutting Match

two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling

dissertation on magic with bodily functions \n using saliva and earwax etc. for card magic, humorous article
- natural force
- the ultimate \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

Dissertation on Magic with Bodily Functions

using saliva and earwax etc. for card magic, humorous article

flash flowers \n ball of fire changes to bouquet of flowers, then doves are produced from dove pan \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

Flash Flowers

ball of fire changes to bouquet of flowers, then doves are produced from dove pan

brush off \n out when something goes wrong, using a brush \n steve beam \n stage outs \n steve beam \n don morris \n wayne wall
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

spare change \n card face up in ribbon spread, spread is turned over and reversed card removed, change into selection \n steve beam \n dennis slice
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam, Dennis Slice

Spare Change

card face up in ribbon spread, spread is turned over and reversed card removed, change into selection

mathematical card trick \n calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

Mathematical Card Trick

calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation

pop up \n perpenticular between two halves, without table \n marshall pope \n pop up \n steve beam \n pop up again \n reinhard müller
1979
magic — the vanishing art Marshall Pope

late show \n puns with playing cards and gag for chinese wands \n steve beam \n phillip young \n terry turner \n late show \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam, Phillip Young, Terry Turner

the non-sandwich jack trick \n two jacks places into the deck, number is called and performer cuts deck into two piles, both jacks are found at named number \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art 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

split fan \n fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag \n steve beam \n split fan \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

Split Fan

fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag

the maeb-y count (pronounced "maybe") \n right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left, veeser concept \n steve beam \n the third finger buckle \n steve beam
1979
magic — the vanishing art Steve Beam

The Maeb-Y Count (Pronounced "Maybe")

right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left, Veeser concept

mental case \n spectator divines card, naturally printed on card case \n steve beam \n mental case \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Mental Case

spectator divines card, naturally printed on card case

joker magnet \n jokers are cut into the two halves of the deck face up, cards next to jokers are four of a kind \n steve beam \n notes on a miracle \n edward marlo
1980
card tricks from mount olympus 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

cutting to the aces \n spectator cuts and finds two aces, aces are cut inside the two halves to find other aces \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Cutting to the Aces

spectator cuts and finds two Aces, Aces are cut inside the two halves to find other Aces

maeb-y veeser variation \n right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left \n steve beam \n maeb-y count \n steve beam \n the third-finger buckle \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Maeb-Y Veeser Variation

right hand buckle as cards are counted from right to left

lucky 13 \n spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection, see semi-automatic card tricks for variation \n steve beam \n lucky 13 \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Lucky 13

spectator cuts to two indicator cards, which total the position of the selection, see Semi-Automatic Card Tricks for variation

countdown \n values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection, 14/15 stack \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Countdown

values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection, 14/15 stack

mating season i \n dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates \n steve beam \n mating season i \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Mating Season I

dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates

mating season ii \n dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates, different method as in mating season i \n steve beam \n mating season ii \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Mating Season II

dealing through the halves and spectator stops, mates, different method as in Mating Season I

talk about your nice locations \n values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Talk About Your Nice Locations

values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection

twice as nice \n 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 \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus 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

the best i could scratch up \n \n steve beam \n paul clive's "on the side" in "card tricks without skill"
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

The Best I Could Scratch Up

Related to

Paul Clive's "On the Side" in "Card Tricks Without Skill"

drop change \n face up card is dropped on face down pile and changes to other card \n steve beam \n drop change \n steve beam \n drop change \n steve beam \n the drop change \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Drop Change

face up card is dropped on face down pile and changes to other card

visual transposition \n combination of the maeb-y veeser variation and the twister change \n steve beam \n visual transposition \n steve beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Visual Transposition

combination of the Maeb-y Veeser Variation and the Twister change

beam's choice \n production of four of a kind, pivot out of the deck \n steve beam \n pop up \n steve beam \n move out aces \n thomas hierling \n beam's choice \n steve beam \n mike beam
1980
card tricks from mount olympus Steve Beam

Beam's Choice

production of four of a kind, pivot out of the deck

drop by \n gag when something drops on the floor \n steve beam \n "inside outs or for my next trick i'll try one that works"
1980
diary of a deranged deck 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"

split fan \n fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag \n steve beam \n split fan \n steve beam
1980
diary of a deranged deck Steve Beam

Split Fan

fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag

late show \n puns while changing cards \n steve beam \n late show \n steve beam \n phillip young \n terry turner
1980
diary of a deranged deck Steve Beam

pop up \n a card pivots out between both halves \n steve beam \n pop up \n marshall pope \n beam's choice \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks Steve Beam

drop change \n face up card is dropped on face down pile and changes to other card \n steve beam \n drop change \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks Steve Beam

Drop Change

face up card is dropped on face down pile and changes to other card

rapid transit \n card appears face-up on top of deck (one-hand top palm as change), is taken and vanished, reappears reversed in center \n steve beam \n rapid transit \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks 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

"thanks-given" \n thanking rhett bryson, keith breen, jeff white, phillip young, don morris \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i Steve Beam

"Thanks-Given"

thanking Rhett Bryson, Keith Breen, Jeff White, Phillip Young, Don Morris

color changing deck 1 \n more a gag than an effect, case changes color as well, but in the pocket during the rest of the show \n steve beam \n color changing deck 2 \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks 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

you're joking \n deck spread face down, performer removes the two jokers from face-down spread, message appears on back of jokers \n steve beam \n "you're joking" (steve beam, diary of a deranged deck)
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks 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)

mathematical card trick \n calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam \n mathematical card trick \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks Steve Beam

Mathematical Card Trick

calculator is used to find position of selection, humorous presentation

visine change 2 \n tabled card wiped with one-handed fans, presentation with bottle of visine \n steve beam \n quick change \n steve beam \n visine change 2 \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks Steve Beam

Visine Change 2

tabled card wiped with one-handed fans, presentation with bottle of Visine

simple coincidence \n card removed as prediction, another chosen card matches via turnover change \n steve beam \n simple coincidence \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks Steve Beam

Simple Coincidence

card removed as prediction, another chosen card matches via Turnover Change

mental case \n spectator divines card, duplicate under cellophane of case \n steve beam \n mental case \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks Steve Beam

Mental Case

spectator divines card, duplicate under cellophane of case

cutting match \n two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling \n steve beam \n cutting match \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks Steve Beam

Cutting Match

two decks cut, they are both cut between the same two cards, criss cross type handling

false deck falsie \n triple cut \n steve beam \n the complete illustrated book of card magic, p. 43 \n false deck falsie \n steve beam
1981
teaching an old deck new tricks Steve Beam

False Deck Falsie

triple cut

Related to

The Complete Illustrated Book of Card Magic, p. 43

pop outs \n tabled production under finger tip \n david roth \n shoot out \n steve beam \n shoot out ii \n henry pettit \n s.w.a.t. \n stephen tucker \n drop outs \n jay sankey \n pop outs variation \n david roth \n scott robinson
1981
coinmagic David Roth

drawback \n one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand, in repeat change into dollar \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i Steve Beam

Drawback

one half dollar under each hand, they travel under one hand, in repeat change into dollar

polish heads or tails \n coin covered, performer can uncover coin and always win, using pancake coin \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i Steve Beam

Polish Heads or Tails

coin covered, performer can uncover coin and always win, using Pancake Coin

through the table \n with glass and single coin, coin seen halfway in table, using pancake coin \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i Steve Beam

Through the Table

with glass and single coin, coin seen halfway in table, using Pancake Coin

push thru dollar \n coin visibly penetrates cased deck, all cards have holes except selection, using pancake coin \n steve beam
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i Steve Beam

Push Thru Dollar

coin visibly penetrates cased deck, all cards have holes except selection, using Pancake Coin

box change \n box changes color as well, using rosenthal move from his lecture notes \n steve beam \n harvey rosenthal
1981
steve beam on coins — volume i Steve Beam, Harvey Rosenthal

Box Change

box changes color as well, using Rosenthal move from his lecture notes