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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Derek Dingle, Walter E. Cummings, Eddie Fechter F.C.D. Aces sliding production
Related toVariations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 2)) 139
Roger Klause Tabled Transpo Plus two copper one silver with Okito box
Related to 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 7) 51
Gene Castillon Monte Madness variations
Inspired by 1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 17
Gene Castillon Ladies sing the Blues three card twisting routine with color changing back kicker
1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 18
Gene Castillon Jackpot monte type routine with transformation and money card travels to elsewhere as climax
1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 19
Karl Fulves Mexican Monte monte/twist combo with unexpected/funny cards appearing
Related toVariations 1972 Mexican Monte 8
Gene Castillon Gourmet Slide Aces
  • FDC Discovery Method #1
  • FDC Discovery Method #2
  • FDC Discovery Method #3
  • FDC Discovery Method #4
Inspired by 1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 34
Brother John Hamman The Hamman Twist last card transforms
VariationsAlso published here 1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 3
Jon Racherbaumer, Gene Castillon, Marvin Johnson The Lady Stretches including:
  • Handling Notes
  • Alternate Handling to Show the Backs at Step 2
  • The Marvin Johnson Variation
  • The Portable Fake Version (Racherbaumer)
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 5
Gene Castillon The Spirit Count two as four with four-card packet
Also published here 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 53
Gene Castillon, Jon Racherbaumer The Floating Phase 4&4
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 55
Gene Castillon Magnetic Marlo Meets Okito shimmed Okito Box, magnetic copper/silver coin
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 58
Simon Aronson Super Stoned Poker Deal multiple phases
Related to 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 101
Terry Guyatt Drunken Cut Sequence
Variations 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 102
Gene Castillon Colorful Cannibals odd-backed cannibal cards
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 129
Gene Castillon The Undulating Universal
1976 The Ascanio Spread 21
Gene Castillon, Arturo de Ascanio The Partial Ascanio
1976 The Ascanio Spread 31
Gene Castillon Monte Madness - Ladies sing the Blues
Inspired by 1976 The Ascanio Spread 32
Gene Castillon Jackpot
1976 The Ascanio Spread 33
Jon Racherbaumer Cast of Characters
  • Gene Castillon
  • Pauline Guidry
  • Lloyd Jones
  • Edward Marlo
  • Jimmy Molinaire
  • Dave Solomon
  • Robert Walker
1977 Good Turns 4
Gene Castillon Another Hamman Twist last card transforms in spectator's hands, then back when put reversed in deck
Inspired byVariations 1977 Good Turns 5
Edward Marlo, David Solomon, Jim Molinari The Chicago Combination
Inspired by 1977 Good Turns 8
Gene Castillon The Spirit Count
Also published here 1977 Counts, Cuts, Moves and Subtlety 56
Gene Castillon Noah's Mix Up! spelling trick with card packet with pictures of animals, see also page 59
May 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 49
Gene Castillon Tipsy Triumph
1978 Arch Triumphs 35
Gene Castillon Modified Guyatt Drunken Cut
Inspired by 1978 Arch Triumphs 35
Gene Castillon Coinswoggled coin production climax
June 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 209
Gene Castillon Spirit Count
Feb. 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 639
Gene Castillon Capturing MacDonald four jacks appear and capture signed selection, as prelude to assembly, three double facer
1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 43
Gene Castillon Castillon's Olram Aces false index cards and 3/4 double facer
Variations 1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 58
Gene Castillon Colorful Cased-in Transpo odd-backed
1981 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 76
Jerry Andrus, Jon Racherbaumer, Danny Korem, Gene Castillon 7-Up Float Treatment Andrus' rubber ball floatation, including:
  • Effect (Andrus)
  • Four-Card Method (Racherbaumer)
  • Flap-Card Method (Castillon)
  • Sponge Ball Method (Castillon, Racherbaumer)
  • Double Flotation (Korem)
1981 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 12) 89
Gene Castillon The Castillon Connection split card gaff
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 5
Gene Castillon Succession Aces of a Different Color odd-backed, gaffed
A. Five-Card Ace Packet Approach
B. Four-Card Approach
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 27
Gene Castillon Successful Succession A. Full Deck Approach
B. Packet Approach
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 31
Gene Castillon Technicolor Disassembling Jokers odd-backed
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 41
Gene Castillon Spellbinder kings spelled out, then aces found, kings change back color, rest of deck all jokers
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 73
Gene Castillon Banded Deck Switch in Pocket
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 76
Gene Castillon Another Tabled Transposition two copper 1 silver with Okito box
Inspired by 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 77
Gene Castillon Ungaffed Tabled Transposition two copper 1 silver with Okito box
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 81
David Solomon, Gene Castillon The Casolomon Olram Aces three gaffs (fake index and 3/4 double facer)
Inspired by 1983 The Card Puzzle 1
Gene Castillon Purist Reverse Assembly international, shell and double-sided coin
1983 The Card Puzzle 14
Gene Castillon, Stephen Tucker Spirit Count
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 177
Martin Lewis Sidewalk Shuffle Jumbo three card monte routine, using blank cards and Ace of Diamonds
Variations 1985 Martin's Miracles 95
Gene Castillon Spirit Count
1990 Focus 72
Gene Castillon Boozy Poker Revisited
Related to 1990 Cardfixes 62
Gene Castillon, Jon Racherbaumer Surreal Monte sidewalk shuffle version without mis-indexed cards
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 76
Alex Elmsley 7-16 down under deal, Ace of Spades remains, game presentation
Variations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 309
Gene Castillon, Mike Dubreuil Taming the Wild Card "Easy Wild Card"
  • Introducing the Cards
  • First Transformations
  • Magical Reversal Phase
  • Final Transformations
1992 The Wild Card Kit 53
Gene Castillon, Baltazar Fuentes Spirit Count Variation
1996 Arempi 21
Doug Canning, Steve Beam Five Card Stud chosen card is located by the use of a down-under deal and by spelling the locator card
Inspired by
  • Gene Castillon's " Computer Telephone Mystery" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1999.
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 27
Jim Steinmeyer, George Sands The Five Card Mix forcing a card from five, see also George Sands "Prime Time"
Variations 2002 Impuzzibilities 21
Jim Steinmeyer The Princess in a Crowd fifteen card matrix trick, no-touch
Variations 2006 Further Impuzzibilities 5
Gene Castillon Random 21 Spell
Related to 2007 7-7-7 59
Gene Castillon Castillon Dissertation
  • Introduction
2007 7-7-7 138
Gene Castillon "Odd Chance" 21 Card Trick two selections
Inspired by 2007 7-7-7 140
Gene Castillon Random Spell & Odd Chance 21 Card Trick two selections
Related to 2007 7-7-7 143
Gene Castillon Triple Odd Chance 21 Card Trick three selections
Variations 2007 7-7-7 145
Gene Castillon Colorful Triple Odd Chance 21 Card Trick three selections, one changes back color
Inspired by 2007 7-7-7 150
Gene Castillon Dishonest 21 Card Trick using a secret extra card, four selections
2007 7-7-7 152
Gene Castillon Random Spell Revelation
2007 7-7-7 157
Gene Castillon Impromptu Amazing Spell
2007 7-7-7 159
Gene Castillon Magic Spelling Program
2007 7-7-7 160
Gene Castillon Spirit Count
2008 This Is Not a Book 70
Gene Castillon Impromptu Casino Shuffle thirteen-card packet, three cards found
Inspired by
  • "Low Down Triple Dealing Principle" (Colm Mulcahy)
2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 42
David Solomon, Gene Castillon Solomon's Math Challenge sixteenth card principle variation
  • Solomon's Variation
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 139