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Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 30
Orville Wayne Meyer The Finders basic sandwich effect with two duplicates
1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 6
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card! selection is divined via two cards behind back (suit, value), cyclical stack, see page 99 for improvement by Meyer
1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Orville Wayne Meyer Card Box Sympathy performer and spectator choose the same card, using the prop "P&L Metal Card box"
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 14
Orville Wayne Meyer P&L Metal Card Box Switch
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 4) 15
Orville Wayne Meyer A Practical Card Code verbal
Variations 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 7) 26
Orville Wayne Meyer The "One of a Bunch" Force no-miss strategy for classic force
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Orville Wayne Meyer The Ribbon That Made Good ribbon attached to wrong card, when pulled out is right card, sticky card
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Orville Wayne Meyer A Cigarette Rolled by Proxy cigarette rolled by tongue
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 54
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate two decks, two cards match, chosen with handkerchief force
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Orville Wayne Meyer, Jean Hugard, Val Evans Handkerchief Force see credit corrections on page 166 and 198
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Orville Wayne Meyer The Guidance of Fate three chosen number, total predicted on slate
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 159
Orville Wayne Meyer Dead!
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 255
Orville Wayne Meyer The New "Miracle" Effect five cards selected, mixed with twenty more cards, then located
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Orville Wayne Meyer Your Card behind back you produce card of same suit and value as spectator's selection, Si Stebbins
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 204
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 112
Orville Wayne Meyer How to hold a Rabbit
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 172
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Orville Wayne Meyer Uniflight from one half to other half, using gaffed card with two glued together on one end
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 231
Audley Walsh, Hal Haber Infallible Prediction dealing procedure, no-touch
Related to 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 15
Orville Wayne Meyer Suggested Routine No. 6 - "Strictly Impromptu" combining some card tricks of the Jinx into a program
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 344
Orville Wayne Meyer The Burglars
Variations 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
Orville Wayne Meyer The Magic Thrust
Related toVariations 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 18
Orville Wayne Meyer Finding the Pairs twelve mate pairs distributed, spectator turns up a card and performer instantly the mate, repeated
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 26
Orville Wayne Meyer To Do a Miracle psychological force
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 68) 470
Orville Wayne Meyer Phoned Thots mirage deck
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 70) 478
Theodore Annemann, Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Related to 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 7
Orville Wayne Meyer Riffle Shuffle Control in the hands
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 11
Orville Wayne Meyer The "Last Word" Location two key cards, multiple out procedure in placing one of the keys
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 43
Orville Wayne Meyer, Peter Warlock Again the Infallible Prediction three more handlings (two by Meyer, one by Warlock)
Inspired by 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 45
Orville Wayne Meyer Satan's Silks 20th century silks (originated by Frank Ducrot) variation, then silks visually come together and tie themselves, thread
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 364
Orville Wayne Meyer Voices in the Night or "A Travelling Salesman vs. A Farmer's Daughter"
possible with jumbo cards, story presentation
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 380
Orville Wayne Meyer Tervil word written on billet predicted on another billet
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 383
Orville Wayne Meyer Symmyst
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 383
Orville Wayne Meyer Location of Consequence using "Instanto" deck, named card version of Annemann's Magic Thurst
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 678
Orville Wayne Meyer Twin Prediction partial set-up and ten-card billet index
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 530
Orville Wayne Meyer, Arthur H. Buckley Twin Prediction - The Improved Buckley Method full deck stack and billet index
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 530
Jack Vosburgh Once in a Life Time odd-backed unknown card is chosen from face
Related to 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 125) 727
Orville Wayne Meyer Hit Parade spectator thinks of song from top ten, pianist starts playing it, verbal code
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 139) 787
William H. McCaffrey Variation of the Telephone Mystery
Related to 1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 211
Orville Wayne Meyer Card Box Sympathy performer and spectator choose the same card, using the prop "P&L Metal Card box"
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 72
Orville Wayne Meyer P&L Metal Card Box Switch
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 72
Orville Wayne Meyer Gaglet cigarette is light without the use of a lighter
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 110
Orville Wayne Meyer, R. M. Jamison The Hindu Wands and Cords on the Chinese Sticks
Sep. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 4) 71
Frederick Mosteller Encore! spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, count-spell
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 58) 236
Orville Wayne Meyer Magno Touch performer writes name on face of card, spectator selects card and signs it's back, it is the same card
Jan. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 36
Bill Morton, Orville Wayne Meyer Greatest Four Ace Trick three double facer
Apr. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 45
Orville Wayne Meyer Predictopack
1945 My Best 101
Frederick Mosteller, Frederick Braue, Orville Wayne Meyer Encore Spelling to the thought of card, gaffed deck, three versions, count-spell
Related to 1945 My Best 103
Orville Wayne Meyer The Greatest Four Ace Trick McDonalds Aces
1945 My Best 147
Orville Wayne Meyer Dead!
1945 My Best 209
Orville Wayne Meyer The Green Hand writing appears on initialed paper
1945 Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 15
Milbourne Christopher Color Code coding colors
Inspired by 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 105) 421
Bob Somerfeld Threediction triple prediction on blank cards, number, name and city
Related to 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 9
Orville Wayne Meyer Clubbed
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 224) 895
Stewart Judah, Orville Wayne Meyer Silver or Copper Extraction two coins wrapped in handkerchief, spectator can chose which should penetrate. Three methods
1952 Modern Coin Magic 174
Orville Wayne Meyer Mindreading Supreme blindfolded, fake muscle-reading with billets
1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 14
Orville Wayne Meyer Mental Cocktail book test with bartender's guide, thought drinks are served
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 55
Orville Wayne Meyer Match-O-Matic three people, amount of matches is divined
1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 56
David Hoy The Tossed Out Deck
Variations 1963 The Bold and Subtle Miracles of Dr. Faust 25
Orville Wayne Meyer It's Murder items from murder scene are taken by spectators and performer then knows who has what
1969 HEX! 99
Orville Wayne Meyer The Fingers sandwich behind back, two cards inserted face up into deck
1972 The Living End 124
Orville Wayne Meyer Something Screwey sucker element, three spectators select same card, card ends up in pocket
1972 The Living End 78
Orville Wayne Meyer Spirit Transposition designs on miniature slates change position, flap
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 29
Orville Wayne Meyer Miniscape several cards are laminated into one sheet, selection is magically removed
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 95
Orville Wayne Meyer The Being at the Other End card divined over phone
Related to 1973 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 73) 361
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
Orville Wayne Meyer Tossed II three-way forcing deck instead of one-way, see p. 863 for comment by Peter Warlock, p. 985 for comment by Jerry Fulton
Inspired byRelated to Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 787
Orville Wayne Meyer Multi-Mentality Plus with four selections
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 104) 519
Orville Wayne Meyer Tossed II Variation not mentioning last card in tossed-out deck for optional direct mindreading finale
Related to Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 863
Orville Wayne Meyer The Pineal Senses playing card, serial number of bill and a name are divined, clever pre-show handling
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 144) 717
Cicardi Brain Shock billet reading, billet put in pocket, reversed
Variations 1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 152) 757
Orville Wayne Meyer Psychic Paper chosen ESP symbol appears in chosen color on cigarette paper
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 155) 773
Orville Wayne Meyer Page Peek
1977 Of Words and Wizards 4
Orville Wayne Meyer Edge of Dark code for ESP signs, over phone
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 171) 853
Jerry K. Hartman Goody Two Choose two selections, divided deck
Related toVariations Jan. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Orville Wayne Meyer The PR Device design for peek wallet, inspired by Dr. Jaks' "Private Reading Plus"
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 204) 1019
Orville Wayne Meyer Brain Shock 2 using the Burling Hull reversible card, inside out fold
Inspired by 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 225) 1123
Orville Wayne Meyer Match It
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 240) 1199
Orville Wayne Meyer 10 Tips on Warming Up Those Cold Readings
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 245) 1225
Orville Wayne Meyer Mentalism "My Way"
  • Develop Your Own Style
  • Do Your Homework
  • Don't Let the Pace Drag
  • Magic Apparatus Doesn't Belong
  • Stay in Spotlight
  • Be Conservative in Your Claims
  • Surprise Adds Drama to an Effect
  • You Can't Sustain Unbroken Suspense
  • Only Magicians Are Perfect
  • Break the Rules... Knowingly
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 247) 1235
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Magic in the Modern Manner by Orville Wayne Meyer 1979 The Paul Fleming Book Reviews — Volume III 148
Orville Wayne Meyer A Letter From Orville Meyer different fold for Mann's The Azonic Force
1979 Acidus Plus 7
Orville Wayne Meyer Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by May 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 347
Orville Wayne Meyer The 41c Miracle envelopes with different amounts of change, prediction of selected envelope
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 253) 1261
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved reprint of original instructions, odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Also published here 1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 52
Fred Lessor Card Not In Wallet card chosen freely from face-up deck, joker in wallet has same back as chosen card, rest is rainbow deck
Inspired by 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 191
Nick Trost Spectator's Royal Flush spectator pushes card into the deck to form royal flush
Inspired byRelated to 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 105
Nick Trost The Magic Thrust Repeated to locate the Aces
  • A Variation
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 366
Steve Beam Club Sandwich spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, Triumph with visible sorting of stepped packets
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 39
Tom Gagnon Burglar's Big Break Out Jacks put into deck reversed one by one and then travel to Joker with paper clip on it, using Gagnon Spread Control, handkerchief as cover in last phase
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 100