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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card plunger, reprinted from Genii, Sept 1936
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 328
Jack McMillen The Continuous Spelling Trick spelling random cards from shuffled deck
1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 16
Jack McMillen Method No. 11. The "Plunger" Rising Cards with or without handkerchief, including an easier variation with wax
1938 Greater Magic 400
Jack McMillen Mind Mirror one suit on top
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 223
Jack McMillen McMillen's Card from Pocket card apparently removed from inside pocket, really from deck
1940 Expert Card Technique 314
Jack McMillen The Witchcraft Card Rise from behind, bent, interesting
Also published here 1940 Expert Card Technique 212
Unknown Gamblers' False Cut - Retaining Bottom Stock tabled, straight cut, bottom cards slid back to bottom
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 Expert Card Technique 79
Charlie Miller, Jack McMillen The Triple Discovery three cards, twenty-sixth key
Variations 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 29
Jack McMillen, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Mind Mirror with stripper deck
Related to 1941 The Stripper Deck 16
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card with handkerchief, plunger
1945 My Best 64
James G. Thompson Jr. Biographical Sketches of Contributors
  • Theo. Annemann
  • Charles Arbuthnot
  • George E. Arrowsmith
  • Roger Barkann
  • Sylvan Barnet
  • Joseph L. Barnett
  • Raymond L. Beebe
  • Eugene Bernstein
  • J. B. Bobo
  • John N. Booth
  • Tom Bowyer
  • Vynn Boyar
  • Joan Brandon
  • Fred Braue
  • John Braun
  • Lu Brent
  • R. C. Buff
  • Clyde F. Cairy
  • Loring Campbell
  • Jack Chanin
  • Frank Chapman
  • Forest V. Chesbro
  • Milbourne Christopher
  • Eddie Clever
  • Stanley Collins
  • Mystic Craig
  • Thomas J. Crawford
  • John J. Crimmins, JR.
  • Paul J. Curry
  • Del Monte
  • Harry Dobrin
  • Ronald B. Edwards
  • Bruce Elliot
  • Professor El-Tab
  • Dr. E. G. Ervin
  • Dr. Henry Ridgely Evans
  • Val Evans
  • "Hen" Fetsch
  • Thomas B. Fitzgerald
  • Dariel Fitzkee
  • Sid Fleischman
  • Joseph Harman Fries
  • Martin Gardner
  • Teral Garrett
  • Walter B. Gibson
  • Arnold L. Grubin
  • Nelson C. Hahne
  • Hathaway
  • Royal V. Heath
  • Charles H. Hopkins
  • Jean Hugard
  • Mark Jacobs
  • R. M. Jamison
  • F. H. Jeudevine
  • Maurice Kains
  • George G. Kaplan
  • George Karger
  • Joseph A. Karson
  • Wilbur Kattner
  • Gerald Lynton Kaufman
  • Howard B. Kayton, M.D.
  • The Great Kolar
  • Gerald Kosky
  • Abril Lamarque
  • William W. Larsen
  • Sid Lorraine
  • Art Lyle
  • L. Vosburgh Lyons
  • Richard F. Madden
  • Greer Marechal, JR.
  • George McAthy
  • William H. McCaffrey
  • Jack McMillen
  • Harry Mendoza
  • Orville Meyer
  • John W. Mifflin
  • Chester Morris
  • Paul Morris
  • Frederick Mosteller
  • Robert A. Nelson
  • C. A. George Newmann
  • Grady S. Nicholson
  • Dr. Cecil E. Nixon
  • Charles Walter Nyquist
  • Dell O'Dell
  • Tom Osborne
  • George Harrison Pittman
  • Julien J. Proskauer
  • Clayton Rawson
  • Ralph W. Read
  • Dolf Rudin
  • Herb Rungie
  • Ned Rutledge
  • James J. Sanders
  • Lucille Pierce Saxon
  • Sigmar - The Magician
  • Jerry Sorensen
  • Willard S. Smith
  • George Starke
  • Dr. Raymond V. Stone, SR. (RAMO)
  • Harlan Tarbell
  • DR. Franklin Taylor
  • J. G. Thompson, JR.
  • Jack F. Trebel
  • M. Van Reese
  • Jack Vosburgh
  • Audley Valentine Walsh
  • Peter Warlock
  • Herman L. Weber
  • Bob Weill
  • William H. Wilson
  • Tommy Windsor
  • Howard H. Wise
  • Ed. Wolff
  • Michael F. Zens
1945 My Best 347
Jack McMillen Mirror of the Mind suit together
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 34
Dai Vernon, Jack McMillen Just Injog plunger aces, handling
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 191) 763
Jack McMillen, Charles Nyquist Pimpernel
1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 195) 779
Bill Simon, Jack McMillen Four Deep card travels to other packet at same position, based on Jack McMillen's "Leaper Card"
1952 Effective Card Magic 131
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown, T. Page Wright Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 11, 12, 13
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 22
Jack McMillen, Charlie Miller Version of Jack McMillen's Prophesied Leaper selection vanishes from one half and reappears in other at predicted position, stranger card
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 26
Jack McMillen Unthreading Needles in Mouth
July 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 46
Jerry L. Christensen "Mind Mirror" Resilvered
Inspired by 1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 19) 93
Jack Merlin Eerie Card Rise from behind, bent
Also published here 1972 The Living End 120
Jack McMillen Plunger Principle
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 30
Jack McMillen, Francis Carlyle Impromptu Jack McMillen Rising Card
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 75
Jack McMillen Plunger Principle
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 135
Jack McMillen The Barbary Coast Scam two red aces are separated in the deck and end up together, two versions, with a stooge seemingly heckling the performer
1981 Sleights & Swindles 1
Jack McMillen Shade Work apparently deck is marked, three cards are named without turning over, then mark is shown to be different colored back
1981 Sleights & Swindles 2
Jack McMillen The Old Gambler elevator trick with three cards, last card through table
1981 Sleights & Swindles 4
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown From Another Deck with two decks, one packet is cut and turned over, value of card on the face is used to count to a card, performer finds the card in second deck or in a pocket
1981 Sleights & Swindles 6
Jack McMillen Witchcraft Updated
1981 Sleights & Swindles 7
Jack McMillen The Voodoo Card Rise top card lowers
1981 Sleights & Swindles 8
Jack McMillen Quick Silver two copper and two silver coins, silver coin travel in the hand with copper coins one by one, then at once
1981 Sleights & Swindles 9
Senor Charles Mardo, Jack McMillen Coin, Ring and Silk coin in handkerchief, secured with ring, penetrates fabric
1981 Sleights & Swindles 10
Jack McMillen, Charles Nyquist The San Francisco Shuffle deck is separated by red an black, performer and spectator give the deck a riffle shuffle and colors do not mix, Tamariz "accidental Zarrow Set-up"
1981 Sleights & Swindles 11
Jack McMillen "Don't Ever Bet On A Sure Thing" three card monte with a switch
1981 Sleights & Swindles 13
Charles Nyquist, Jack McMillen The Drop Shuffle spectator pushes messy halves together, rosetta shuffle
1981 Sleights & Swindles 11
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Sleights & Swindles by Jack McMillen 1982 Epoptica (Issue 1) 16
Al Smith (reviewer) Sleights and Swindles by Jack McMillen 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10) 1122
William Larsen, Jack McMillen Poker Deal performer knows other player's hole cards, then gets aces (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 25
Jack McMillen Card Control delayed jog in overhand shuffle control (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 25
Jack McMillen McMillen Push-Off (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 10
Jack McMillen Gamblers' Riffle Stack riffle glimpsing cards (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 10
Jack McMillen Gamblers' Stack tabled, straight cut, bottom cards slid back to bottom
Also published here 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 11
Jack McMillen Astro-Vision spectator reverses his card by himself (1937)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 16
Jack McMillen Disguised One-Way Deck reds one way, blacks the other
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 16
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - A Peek reversed card easily glimpsed when riffled through deck
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
Jack McMillen Card Reversal - Another Peek glimpsing card that is reversed in center as cards are dealt off from top
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 17
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, reprinted from The Sphinx (March 1934)
1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 14
William Larsen, Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright The L.W. False Shuffle from Genii, February 1937, with finesse by McMillen
1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 22
Jack McMillen, Ken Krenzel Plunger Rise with method for getting into it
1990 Close-up Impact! 110
Rudy Coby, Unknown The Tsunami Card Rise relativity principle, based on a Jack McMillen idea
1990 Spectacle 9
Jack McMillen McMillen's Card from Pocket card apparently removed from inside pocket, really from deck
1992 Modus Operandi 31
Andrew Galloway Reflected Thoughts card thought of in fan, its value used to select another card, both found, interlocking chain principle
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1992 Profile (Issue 7) 1
Jack McMillen Card-from-Pocket Extraction from deck bluff
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 215
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown Telltale Color card of different color glimpsed during riffle shuffle, with references
Related to
  • The Sphinx (March 1934)
1996 Blocking Off 12
Karl Fulves Color Double riffle glimpse exercise, Telltale Color with two cards
  • Conditions (additional exercises)
Inspired by 1996 Blocking Off 16
Ron Bauer Key to the Draw three cards, twenty-six key
Inspired by 1997 L.I.N.T. — Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 20
Charles Nyquist, Jack McMillen San Francisco Shuffle deck dealt into two piles randomly, piles pushed together messily (almost rosetta-style), retains separation without misses
Also published here
  • Genii, Vol. 14 No. 3, Nov. 1949
2000 Off The Books (Issue 1) 1
Jack McMillen Card at Number changing moment of bottom deal
2002 The Book of Secrets 225
Jason England The Third Shuffle three honest shuffles by spectator
Inspired by 2009 Jammin' With the Fellas 4
Jack McMillen Slip Slide Sleight (Modified)
2009 Route 52 18
Judson S. Brown, Jack McMillen Tell-Tale Color Glimpse glimpsing odd-colored card while riffling
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue July 8) 203
Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright McMillen-Wright Rising Cards plunger
Also published here
  • Genii Vol. 1 No. 1, William W. Larsen, 1936
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 480
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi On McMillen's Card Control
Inspired by
  • Control in "Jack McMillen" (Michael Landes)
2012 Confidences 90
Charles Nyquist, Jack McMillen The Drop Shuffle spectator pushes messy halves together, rosetta shuffle (but retains a small stock on top)
Related to 2012 8 Effects and a Sleight 32
Tony Cabral Suit Pocket selection travels to pocket, full suit is also taken from pocket
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Card to Pocket with Kicker" (Jack McMillen ebook, p. 144)
2012 The Brown Shoes Lecture Notes 11
Jack McMillen Pocket Bluff Removal no-palm
2015 F for Fiction 17
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi On McMillen's Card Control
Related to 2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue June 16) 172
Jack McMillen, Roberto Giobbi Variation with an Injog Shuffle
Inspired by
  • Control in "Jack McMillen" (Michael Landes)
2016 Standup Card Magic 59
Jack McMillen Production from Pocket top card of deck apparently extracted from pocket
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 110
Jack McMillen Tip-Over Addition
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 109