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Eddie Joseph Just Unbelievable two selections made, deck honestly shuffled face-up/face-down, dealt into two piles, selections at same position, spectators are supposed to throw cotton balls at each other when their cards show up
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 7
Eddie Joseph Confused Four Aces four Aces lost into deck during slop shuffle, deck dealt to separate face-up/face-down, Aces found (no Triumph part)
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 8
Eddie Joseph Everything Goes By Three shuffled deck, card chosen from one half put anywhere in spread of second half, slop shuffle, wrong card cut to, wrong card face-up in Triumph climax, selection spelled to
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 10
Eddie Joseph Triple Discovery three cards lost and revealed, slop shuffle triumph climax
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 11
Eddie Joseph Your Number card lost during slop shuffle, found at named number
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 13
Eddie Joseph Confusingly Simple false slop shuffle
Related to
  • "Drunken False Shuffle" (Jerry Andrus, Andrus Deals You In, 1956)
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 15
Eddie Joseph The Personality Touch deck shuffled face-up/face-down, any face-down card chosen, it is divined
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 15
Eddie Joseph The Mystery of the Unknown Card deck shuffled face-up/face-down, any face-down card chosen and mixed with some face-up cards, it is divined by medium
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 16
Eddie Joseph The Magician and the Bridge Fiend deck shuffled face-up/face-down several time with slop shuffles, sorted behind back by performer, then bridge deal of one suit
Related to 1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 17
Eddie Joseph Topping in Poker Too! follow-up poker deal from any prepared stack
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 20
Eddie Joseph A Discovery and Its Possibilities two cards face-up and face-down alternating after slop shuffle, principle of always cutting to either face-up or face-down card, sorting behind back and applications:
  • A Force
  • A Natural Trick (two-pile location)
  • The Two Cards (two spectators turn over cards in jumbled deck which are divined)
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 23
Eddie Joseph That's Your Card - Take It Away four cards chosen, lost, honest slop shuffle to mix cards face-up/face-down, performer cuts to cards
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 25
Eddie Joseph The Joseph Levitation two glasses cling to two ends of a handkerchief
1951 The Joseph Levitation 1
Eddie Joseph Introduction
1951 The Invisible Influence 1
Eddie Joseph The Invisible Influence deck is divided in halves and performer knows matching pairs when cards are dealt, six phases
  • The Patter
  • The Influence in Operation
  • The Principle Explained
  • Details of Working
  • Additional Information
Variations 1951 The Invisible Influence 2
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on John Mulholland, Bob Lund, Eddie Joseph, Jay Marshall, Gen Grant, puzzle by Max Katz
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 264) 1057
Eddie Joseph Tricks for Informal Occasions
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 1
Eddie Joseph Heads or Tails? while doing heads or tails, coin disappears
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 2
Eddie Joseph Tip to Thumb Crotch Transfer thumb palm
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 2
Eddie Joseph With a Borrowed Ring finger ring vanishes and appears behind collar
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 2
Eddie Joseph Half a Penny coin transforms into other coin, while doing heads or tails, ditching coin in breast pocket
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 3
Eddie Joseph Have a Lemon coin transforms into other coin, while doing heads or tails, lemon appears in closed fist, rubber fruit
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 4
Eddie Joseph Quick Change quarter changes to several coins, while doing heads or tails
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 4
Eddie Joseph The Mesmerized Swizzle Stick stick clings to hand, stick starts turning, also possible with pencil
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 4
Eddie Joseph Where is Which? transposition of coin and finger ring
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 6
Eddie Joseph Anything You Say watch and finger ring are placed inside pocket, one is named and appears in hand
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 6
Eddie Joseph Long Change coin changes into bill, while doing heads or tails
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 7
Eddie Joseph That's Tight Enough easily opening a knot
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 7
Eddie Joseph No Assistant Ring on Stick on pencil, with handkerchief
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 7
Eddie Joseph Shrunken Currency half dollar changes into penny
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 8
Eddie Joseph Through the Top marked coin through table
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 8
Eddie Joseph Which? coin and finger ring on table, one named and penetrates table
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 9
Eddie Joseph A New Expanding Texture using a coin and a finger ring
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 9
Eddie Joseph The Vanishing Pen Cap pen cap vanish, with handkerchief
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 11
Eddie Joseph The Burning Cigarette cigarette vanish with handkerchief, as follow up of previous trick "The Vansishing Pen Cap"
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 11
Eddie Joseph The Ring and the Coin transposition of coin and finger ring, repeated
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 12
Eddie Joseph The Bottle Cap coin vanish and appearance wicht sucker explanation using bottle cap
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 12
Eddie Joseph The EJ Version of the Bent Coin copper changes to silver, then it bends and bends back and eventually changes back to copper
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 13
Eddie Joseph How Much Is It Worth? finger ring changes into nickle and back
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 14
Eddie Joseph One-Hand Visible Penetration marked coin through handkerchief
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 15
Eddie Joseph Water Vanish coin vanishes in glass of water, under handkerchief, piece of glass method
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 16
Eddie Joseph Slow-Motion Coin Change
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 16
Eddie Joseph Thimble Penetration through handkerchief
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 17
Eddie Joseph One of Six Rings one of six rings is chosen vanishes and appears on pencil
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions
Eddie Joseph A Number and a Word writing jumps from one business card to another
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 18
Eddie Joseph A Rare Transposition two coins, one marked with stamp
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 19
Eddie Joseph On the Square with stamps on coins and envelopes
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 21
Eddie Joseph Find the Spot monte with three coins, one marked
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 23
Eddie Joseph Slow Penetration Through Hand repeated
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 34
Eddie Joseph Magic Change bill is folded up and placed in spectator's hand, changes to envelope with same amount as bill in coins
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 34
Eddie Joseph The Roving Coins five coins travel from hand to hand, seated
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 25
Eddie Joseph Solid Through Solid six coins and a ring, three coins travel to other hand, seated
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 27
Eddie Joseph Thimble and Coin coin and thimble transposition
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 28
Eddie Joseph One in Three three coins and three rings are mixed and end up separated in both hands
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 28
Eddie Joseph Money Silk coin changes to handkerchief
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 29
Eddie Joseph The Calling Cards business cards with names and letters written on them, chosen one is divined
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 29
Eddie Joseph Ringoff ring off handkerchief, with extra ring
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 30
Eddie Joseph The Double Knot knotting ring on cord while ends are held, under handkerchief
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 31
Eddie Joseph Write a Word pen vanishes and is produced from spectator's jacket
1952 Tricks for Informal Occasions 31
Eddie Joseph Hitting the Headline page and line is chosen from selected newspaper using deck of cards, two halves are dealt and two cards freely selected, pips added together, chosen headline is divined
  • Single Number Force
  • Combination Number Force
1952 Hitting the Headlines 1
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Dudley Fossum, Eddie Joseph
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1133
Karrell Fox 20th Century Silks using Eddie Joseph's Hank Gun
1954 Kornfidentially Yours 35
Eddie Joseph Introduction on impromptu magic
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 1
Eddie Joseph What the "Extempore" Dinner Magician Ought to Know on lapping
  • letting objects fall through the legs on chair and covering them with legs
  • catching object between legs and standing up, retaining object
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 2
Eddie Joseph The Broken Match Restored broken and restored match with handkerchief, to fool people who know common method
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 2
Eddie Joseph The Flame in the Bottle match is placed inside empty spirit bottle and flame and sound is produced, performer can repeat it but spectator will fail
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 4
Eddie Joseph A Rapid Vanish with handkerchief
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 5
Eddie Joseph Slow Coin Vanish coin in handkerchief vanishes, tabled people can apparently feel coin until last moment
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 6
Eddie Joseph Hot Money coin held over match catches fire
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 6
Eddie Joseph The Thin Man match turns over while pushed through fist, head on other side
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 8
Eddie Joseph The Aerial Match matches vanish one by one and reappear in matchbox
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 9
Eddie Joseph The Crazy Coins coins through table
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 11
Eddie Joseph The Ring and the Coin transposition of finger ring and coin
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 12
Eddie Joseph You Can't Be Sober coin changes to smaller coin, under cover of a bet
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 13
Eddie Joseph Sensitive Touch three marked cigarettes placed in handkerchief bag, performer divines cigarettes by touch and gives them back to owner
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 14
Eddie Joseph The Strait Jacket coin vanishes from handkerchief, tabled
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 15
Eddie Joseph Hot Heads three heads of matches return to hand after being pushed in mouth and ear, finger ring hold out
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 16
Eddie Joseph Personal Magnetism spoon clings to hand, finger ring used
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 17
Eddie Joseph Transmigration cigarette changes to match and back to cigarette, seated using a handkerchief
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 18
Eddie Joseph The Magnetic Touch objects cling to fingers
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 18
Eddie Joseph Glass of Wine Production seated, with handkerchief
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 19
Eddie Joseph The Menu Mystery prediction of chosen course, written on pellet
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 20
Eddie Joseph The Vanishing Coins coins under menu penetrate table one by one
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 20
Eddie Joseph Where is It? coin slapped on table travels to other hand
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 21
Eddie Joseph Individualism borrowed business cards are divined under table
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 21
Eddie Joseph The Absent-Minded Professor signed business card is torn up and restored in jacket pocket
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 22
Eddie Joseph Mark of Identification mark is drawn on finger with burnt match, then finger rubbed on back of other hand and mark appears on palm of the hand
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 22
Eddie Joseph Gone with the Wind coin vanishes from inside a glass, with handkerchief
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 23
Eddie Joseph Penetramus glass with liquid is placed on menu card and on other glass with liquid, coin dropped in top glass ends up in glass at the bottom, with handkerchief
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 23
Eddie Joseph The Travelling Ring borrowed finger ring travels from one matchbox to another
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 24
Eddie Joseph The Vanishing Fruit seated, vanish of an apple or similiar
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 25
Eddie Joseph Where is that Coin? three matchbox drawers and a coin, monte / shell game
1954 A Magician Goes to Dinner 26
Frances Ireland Marshall Back Talk on Rezvani, James Findley, De Vega, Max Andrews, Eddie Joseph, Ed Marlo, Paul LePaul, Don Alan, Matt Schulien
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 333) 143
Jay Marshall Back Talk on the IBM convention, Abbott's Get Together, Walter Irving Scott, Dai Vernon, Ed Marlo, Jim Peterson, Tips for Card en, Paul Rosini, Prof Lowey, Senator Crandall, The Linking Ring, Jerry Andrus, Eddie Joseph
1956 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 339) 170
Unknown, Eddie Joseph Tapping the Hours Spectator think of any hour on the clock, magician tap the clock at random points, eventually will end counting on the thought-of hour. Variation by Eddie Joseph using blank cards with words
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 50
Tom Hamilton Crazy Time Tapping the Hours but with a wooden board with holes in it
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 101
Royal Vale Heath Heath's "Tappit" Tapping the Hours type of trick, but with colored tiles and numbers printed on them
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 102
Martin Gardner Tap-a-drink Tapping the Hours but with names of different drinks in a clock shape
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 103
Martin Gardner Tap-an-Animal Tapping the Hours but with animal names in a clock shape
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 104
Martin Gardner The Riddle Card Tapping the Hours type of trick with a card with riddles
Inspired by 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 106
Eddie Joseph Introduction
1956 The Hindu Cups 7
Eddie Joseph The Basic Secret Moves
  • Move I: The Transfer
  • Move II: Secret Introduction
  • Move III: Simulating Visible Introduction
  • Move IV: Loaded Lift
  • Move V: Loaded Lift Combination
1956 The Hindu Cups 11
Eddie Joseph "The Short Routine" using three Hindu Cups and feeding bottle valves as balls, five phases
1956 The Hindu Cups 18
Eddie Joseph "The 'E.J.' Extended Routine" three surprise climaxes, matches, handkerchief and bills
  • The Pseudo-Explanation
  • Invisible Passage
  • From Hand to Hand
  • "The Three Surprise Climaxes"
  • Suggestions for Varying the Climaxes
1956 The Hindu Cups 26
Eddie Joseph Genuine Hindu Routine three cups
1956 The Hindu Cups 44
Eddie Joseph Thought Interception (or Starology) chosen word or object is divined, among several objects one is chosen and on a chart with different letters spectator has to check in which column first letter of his object appears (binary method), several variations
  • Close-Up Presentation 'A'
  • Close-Up Presentation "B"
  • Close-Up Presentation "C"
  • Close-Up Presentation "D"
  • Close-Up Presentation "E"
  • Club Presentation
  • Stage Presentation
  • Two Person Presentation
  • Additional Effects
  • "Think of your Age"
1959 Thought Interception 1
Eddie Joseph Baffling at the Bar mental monte with three discs, performer finds colored one
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 2
Eddie Joseph Remaking a Cigarette cigarette is broken and restored in handkerchief, hold-out in hem of handkerchief
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 3
Eddie Joseph Fun with Cigarettes chapter intro
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 5
Eddie Joseph Self-Lighting Cigarette striking cigarette on matchbox
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 5
Eddie Joseph Stretching a Cigarette with magnets
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 5
Eddie Joseph Visible Elongation
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 6
Eddie Joseph The Writing on the Palm ashes on palm, writing appears
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 7
Eddie Joseph Three in One with cigarette tube
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 7
Eddie Joseph Levitation of a cigarette, sticking to fingers
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 7
Eddie Joseph Vanishing and Appearing Lit Cigarette vanishing lit cigarette in handkerchief, to fool people who know thumb tip method
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 7
Eddie Joseph Lighting a Cigarette by Magic
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 8
Eddie Joseph Tossing a Cigarette gag, flicking cigarette over shoulder
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 8
Eddie Joseph The Invisible Influence several animation effects using a shimmed cigarette and a matchbox with magnet, lifting matchbox with knife and letting it fall on command
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 8
Eddie Joseph Penetrating and Rising Lit Cigarette cigarette penetrates handkerchief and then rises up
1959 Cigarette Tricks and Gags at the Bar 12
Eddie Joseph Mnemotechnic Marvels general comments
1959 Memory of the Mind 4
Eddie Joseph The Numbered Cards words written on numbered cards
1959 Memory of the Mind 5
Eddie Joseph The Cloak-Room Attendant several objects are borrowed and each person gets a number in return, performer hand objects back to owner
1959 Memory of the Mind 5
Eddie Joseph Seeing through a Bag always three objects are placed in six different colored bags, performer is able to name all objects in each bag
1959 Memory of the Mind 6
Eddie Joseph Objects in the Dark various people select object and playing card, when they name playing card performer can name object
1959 Memory of the Mind 7
Eddie Joseph Locating the Page playing cards are chosen and placed between pages of a book, performer memorizes page of each card
1959 Memory of the Mind 8
Eddie Joseph Double Dealing deck is dealt in two piles, performer remembers both and names order of chosen pile, suit is chosen and all cards from that suit are named in second pile
1959 Memory of the Mind 8
Eddie Joseph Identifying the Personality business cards are borrowed and seven-digit numbers are formed by drawing checkers with numbers, numbers and names are remembered, memory bluff
1959 Memory of the Mind 11
Eddie Joseph Key Code
  • My Card System
Also published here 1959 Memory of the Mind 14
Eddie Joseph How to Prepare for a Series of Astounding Tricks Through "My System" knowing every card's position and vice versa in a memorized deck
Also published here 1959 Memory of the Mind 16
Eddie Joseph Formula to Find Out Where Any Particular Card Lies in the Pack knowing positions of cards after straight cuts
Also published here 1959 Memory of the Mind 17
Eddie Joseph The Card Fiend deck is cut and dealt out face-down in four rows of thirteen cards each, position of named cards are given, then spectator is directed to pick up cards, they are in new deck order
Also published here 1959 Memory of the Mind 19
Eddie Joseph Key Code for use with articles and numbers
1959 Memory of the Mind 22
Eddie Joseph Handkerchief Coin Vanish bluff
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 392
Unknown Jack Gwynne in U.S.O. picture of Jack Gwynne, Oswald Rae and Eddie Joseph in India
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 24
Eddie Joseph Sucker Newspaper Tear Torn and Restored newspaper with sucker phase
1968 Newspaper Magic 137
Harry Stanley Foreword on Eddie Joseph
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 9
Eddie Joseph My New Six Card Repeat Trick routine with handkerchief, tray and glass
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 15
Eddie Joseph Peel Overcount cards peeled off packet held in glide position, bottom cards stolen back
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 16
Eddie Joseph My Card Peek spectator peeks himself
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 21
Eddie Joseph Bringing Peeked Card to Top brief
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 22
Eddie Joseph Bringing Peeked Card to Bottom display strategy to motivate open cut
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 24
Eddie Joseph Borrowed Sight peeked card is divined three times, last time with rubber banded deck
Related to 1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 25
Eddie Joseph Step Peek also with rubber banded deck
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 26
Eddie Joseph Trapped in Space rubber banded deck, spectator peeks at card, banded deck tossed up and selection pulled out
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 29
Eddie Joseph Fertile Fingers peeked at card cut to, small gimmick clip slipped onto card above
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 30
Eddie Joseph The Hidden Truth two cards peeked behind performer's back, both found, different-colored daub
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 34
Eddie Joseph Peculiar Permeation deck under handkerchief, selection drops out, could be done as penetration
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 36
Eddie Joseph Veiled Passage card peeked, envelope shown and marked, deck wrapped with ribbon, selection found in envelope
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 39
Eddie Joseph Steal from Break under envelope or similar item
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 40
Eddie Joseph The Critical Thrust skewer pushed into deck that has four rubber bands around it, card there remembered by spectator, skewer removed, performer stabs skewer next to selection, flashy reveal
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 42
Eddie Joseph A Person to Person Call spectator choses card via cutting of packets and counting, it is located over phone
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 48
Eddie Joseph Vacant Vision monte routine, using card with half face and half back
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 51
Eddie Joseph Heart-Throb spectator thinks of number between five and twenty and remembers card at that position, another card is chosen, both found while spectator deals through the deck
Also published here 1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 60
Eddie Joseph Turn-Around Glimpse performer turns around briefly to make a remark and back, secretly glimpses required information
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 62
Eddie Joseph Minds in Collusion deck not touched, spectator cuts, deals out four hands of thirteen cards, each pile cut, value of bottom card used to count to a card by four spectators, performer divines all
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 66
Eddie Joseph An Opening Combination full glass produced from handkerchief, then coins produced and put in glass, covered with handkerchief and sealed with rubber band, coins vanish
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 75
Eddie Joseph International Currency a dozen coins produced one by one from handkerchief
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 83
Eddie Joseph Crash Entry empty left hand wrapped in handkerchief with rubber band around wrist, coins in right hand slapped against wrapped hand, coins penetrate handkerchief and hand into left hand
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 86
Eddie Joseph Hand-to-Hand Transfer thumb clip to between second and third finger of other hand
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 88
Eddie Joseph Ballistic Coin card chosen, bottle cap with two coins placed on deck, deck on glass, bottom cards removed one by one, then one coin penetrates rest of deck into glass, bottom card is selection
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 90
Eddie Joseph Unseen Flight five coins from hand to hand, then sixth coin into spectator's hand
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 98
Eddie Joseph Rainbow Coins coins with different-colored stickers, international matrix, postcards
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 103
Eddie Joseph The Back Hand Smack coin tossed up and then slapped on back of left hand as for a coin toss, vanishes there
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 109
Eddie Joseph The Smack Change coin slapped on back of left hand changes into another coin
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 111
Eddie Joseph Fair Exchange coin slapped on back of left hand changes into several coins
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 113
Eddie Joseph Your Choice, Sir two coins slapped on back of left hand, named one vanishes
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 114
Eddie Joseph A Twin Sucker Episode marked coin rubbed into arm, reappears behind neck, explained, then bottle cap is found behind neck and coin in spectator's pocket
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 115
Eddie Joseph Red and Green red and green labels stuck on two borrowed coins, four-phase routine, traveling from hand to hand, then three transpositions with spectator
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 120
Eddie Joseph Sensational Disappearance handkerchief on table, coins or rings tossed on it, gathered up, items vanish
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 128
Eddie Joseph Secret Exit three copper and three silver coins in handkerchief, fixed with ring and knot, then put in transparent plastic bag, named three coins penetrate handkerchief into plastic bag
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 134
Eddie Joseph The Nuptial Knot serpent silk handling with reel
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 143
Eddie Joseph A Cabaret Routine ring and silk routine with serpent silk as finale
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 148
Eddie Joseph My De-Luxe Routine and Handling of the Serpent Silk
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 153
Eddie Joseph The Spirit Lends a Hand bracelet unties from handkerchief in cup
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 155
Eddie Joseph The Snake Sheds its Skin serpent silk with surprise duplication of silk
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 156
Eddie Joseph Reel Tips
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 157
Eddie Joseph Match Mysteries chapter intro
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 161
Eddie Joseph Slow-Motion Squeeze Vanish under finger ring at back of hand
  • Single Match Vanish
  • Multiple Vanish
  • Twin Vanish
  • Resumé
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 161
Eddie Joseph Match Flight and Recovery vanish and recovery with cup, hide-out under finger ring
  • Flight "One"
  • Flight "Two"
  • Flight "Three"
  • Flight "Four"
  • Flight "Five"
  • Flight "Six"
  • The Recovery
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 167
Eddie Joseph Perpetual Matches another match vanish handling with hide-out under finger ring
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 174
Eddie Joseph Human Magnet pencil clings to finger, routine with match box
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 175
Eddie Joseph Bewildering Buttons routine with buttons and plastic cups and magnet gimmick at finger (impromptu chop cup style)
  • Downward Penetration
  • Upward Penetration
  • Direct Penetration
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 179
Eddie Joseph Traversing Ring and Note bill wrapped in handkerchief, finger ring in another handkerchief which is put in paper bag which is impaled on skewer, then ring is found impaled on skewer and bill in other handkerchief
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 184
Eddie Joseph Recurring Smokes burning cigarettes, cigars and pipe produced from handkerchief
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 189
Eddie Joseph Hold My Wrist silk production while spectator holds wrists of performer, with coins as part of handling
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 193
Eddie Joseph Ring On Stick duplicate ring
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 198
Eddie Joseph Converging Cubes chink-a-chink with sponge cubes, then more phases
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 202
Eddie Joseph The Hindu Yarn Trick with thumb tip
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 208
Eddie Joseph Smoky Silks production of cigarette, then three silks
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 215
Eddie Joseph My Sympathetic Silks four silks
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 220
Eddie Joseph Indian Rice Stabbing Illusion first one cup of rice fills six cups, then glass jar of rice clings to stick or knife
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 225
Eddie Joseph Full View Flash Escape hands tied with rope and a handkerchief
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 235
Eddie Joseph Unyielding Rope unusual cut and restored rope with rings and a bag
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 240
Eddie Joseph Mysterious Resurrection torn and restored tissue paper, two paper colors, accidental dropping, involving confetti and a necklace of beats
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 246
Eddie Joseph Sleek Burnt & Restored Hanky
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 252
Eddie Joseph Yogi's Gaze newspaper catches fire by itself, chemical
  • My Introduction to "Yogi's Gaze"
  • Preparation
  • The Prime Presentation
  • Points to Remember
  • Alternative Presentation
Related to 1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 259
Eddie Joseph Cutting Through a Lady with a ribbon
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 269
Eddie Joseph Secret Ballot spectator makes an X next to a name on a list, then an X to all the others, first name is divined, lipstick on pen
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 274
Eddie Joseph Living Calendar
  • The System Explained
  • How to Find the Day of the Week for a Given Date from 1900 A. D. to 2000 A. D.
  • To Find the Day of the Week from 1800 to 1899
  • Presentation Tips
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 277
Eddie Joseph Thought Reflection three spectators each chose a name, then they pocket an item (from five on the table) according to a list that matches the names with the items while performer is out of the room, then he divines the chosen names and articles, remaining items are key
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 287
Eddie Joseph Elusive Tie silk/rope and ring moves
  • Teenager Club
  • Make Your Call
  • The Squeeze Through
  • Parting of the Ways
  • The Drop
  • Incredible
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 299
Eddie Joseph The Regal Sceptre shiny tube moves by itself in hand, rubber cord through tube
  • The Flashgun Extension
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 310
Eddie Joseph Mirage pull/holdout set-up in sleeves with nylon thread and rubber cord, straps around arms, see following items for applications, has different attachments
  • The Outfit
  • General Observations
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 319
Eddie Joseph Mirage in Action two coins vanish during guessing game, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 322
Eddie Joseph The Intruders two of six coins vanish, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 326
Eddie Joseph Magic Change larger coin changed into several smaller with same value, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 326
Eddie Joseph Heads or Tails coin vanishes during heads or tails toss, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 327
Eddie Joseph On the Spectator's Hand one of three coin vanishes from spectator's hand, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 327
Eddie Joseph Tacit Command chosen card completely vanishes from a packet, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 328
Eddie Joseph Silky Smooth Card Vanish with handkerchief, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 331
Eddie Joseph The Mystery of the Autographed Card clean card to pocket, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 332
Eddie Joseph My Favourite Queen four Queens held in hand, named Queen vanishes and reappears in some location, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 335
Eddie Joseph The Note Evaporates bill vanish in bare hands, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 336
Eddie Joseph The Elusive Pen vanish of pen, using mirage holdout
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 339
Eddie Joseph E.J. Universal Holder & Display Stand
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 341
Eddie Joseph Gone Right Through card through table, with handkerchief
1972 The Living End 18
Eddie Joseph The Hooded Hew wrapped in napkin
1972 The Living End 95
Eddie Joseph The Revolution rubber band around deck, selection is pushed out
1972 The Living End 96
Eddie Joseph The Smacker
1972 The Living End 106
Eddie Joseph The Renegade air-pressure turnover
1972 The Living End 106
Eddie Joseph The Somersault cards land scattered on table except selection
1972 The Living End 106
Eddie Joseph The Jumping Location saliva, card shoots out of deck
1972 The Living End 122
Lin Searles, Cy Endfield Impromptu Miracle
Inspired by Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 673
Bert Fenn, Karl Fulves, Joseph K. Schmidt Impromptu Haunted Deck rubber band around deck, deck pivots and card sticks out
  • Bert Fenn
  • Schmidt & Fulves
see also p. 780 for comment by Joseph K. Schmidt
Inspired byRelated toVariations Jan. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 704
Karl Fulves Babel Psychics, Uri Geller, Nixon, Eddie Joseph died, Al Flosso, "The Endless Octave" acoustical illusion
June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 742
Gerald Kosky Jaysonism 2 based in a Eddie Joseph trick, thought of number to select card, cards dealt from top to bottom and performer stops at correct card
1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 122) 609
Eddie Joseph Trimonition Extra three envelopes with predictions, spectator removes some cards from deck, two cards are pocketed, coin vanishes and reappears in rest of deck at position equal to number of removed cards, card at that position as well as other two selections are predicted in envelope
Also published here
  • Genii, Apr. 1973
Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 19
Eddie Joseph Coin Vanish from Silk
Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 20
Unknown The Temple Switch
Related to
  • "Revelations of a Spirit Medium" in 1891 and Eddie Joseph's"My Billet Switch" in "Magic of the Mind" in 1952
1976 Acidus 7
Eddie Fields Tripartite Challenge card location, relatively hands-off
Related toVariations 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 41
Eddie Joseph Hocus-Pocus No. 45, three five-cards packets, spectator thinks of a card, deals out five packets, pockets the one with selection and performer extracts it
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 68
Eddie Joseph Cut Finesse to hit the short card
1977 The Green Book of Mentalism 23
Gerald Kosky, Eddie Joseph ESP Mind Warp deck of ESP cards, two spectator cut a number of cards and count them secretly, then they remember the symbol at their number, which are the same
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 178) 887
Eddie Joseph Back Again coin, ring and key used for "two in the hands..." routine, coin shower as finale
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 20
Eddie Joseph Ultimate Match No. 58, one card cut to in one deck, matches position in second deck, inverse stacks
Variations 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 96
Mark Kiger Pickpocket sight gag, using Eddie Joseph's book How to Pick Pocket
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 94
Eddie Joseph Impromptu Index
1981 Threshold 22
Lee Morningstar The Heart King value of card cut to is doubled and then counted to a card, prediction, based on a Eddie Joseph trick
1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 291) 1453
Tom Gagnon Popeyed coin placed in eye like a monocle, it drops into hands and is vanished, found back in eye
Inspired by 1981 Sleightly Original 88
Eddie Joseph Cut Finesse to hit the short card
1982 shuffled lecture 9
Eddie Joseph Cut Finesse to hit short card
1982 12/12 10
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Eddie Joseph on Cups and Balls by Eddie Joseph 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 358
Thomas Alan Waters Twindow two decks, one is cut and card turned over, both deck are dealt until face up cards, same card on same position in other deck, position is predictet
Inspired by 1984 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 621
Eddie Joseph Dreieck, Quadrat und Kreis three spectators lay out three shapes (circle, square, triangle) with cards, remember a card and lose them, performer finds them
Jan. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 3&4) 102
Bruce Cervon Flip Over Force slip type, one handed
Related to 1988 The Cervon File 193
Karrell Fox The Silk-Shooter silk over barrel of gun vanishes when fired, alternative to Eddie Joseph's Hank Gun
1988 My Latest Book 135
Edward Marlo Staggering Power of Thought mates found when dealing through two halves simultaneously
Inspired byVariations 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 16
Juan Tamariz Lapped Card From Inside Pocket
Related toAlso published here 1989/91 Sonata 144
Eddie Joseph Siberian Rope Release No. 20, cut and restored rope with story presentation
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 42
Edward Marlo Elm-K-B-E-J Ace Vanishes "Elmsley Count, Kardyro Biddle Move, Eddie Joseph's Move"
bottom card shown to be an Ace, top three cards peeled off, remaining card secretly switched, five methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Sep. 1968
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 28
Nick Trost Intuition Two reversed selections match / same position in decks
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 161
David Harkey, Eric Anderson Bonfire matches in shot glass start to burn by themselves, chemical
Related to 1997 Ah-ha! 60
Jack Birnman My Spectator, The Clairvoyant fair selection (automatic placement), added value of three selections determines position of first selection
Related to 1998 The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 133
Jack Birnman, Eddie Joseph, Roy Walton My Spectator, The Clairvoyant card fount at total of four stopped at cards
Related to 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1468
Karl Fulves Lighter "Unsolved Mysteries"
match pushed into tray of matches, tray clings to match, posed as a problem
Related to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 177
Karl Fulves Intelligentsia with ten cards
Inspired byRelated to 1999 Underworld (Issue 10) 133
Karl Fulves Igor two packets, card chosen in one matches up with vampire in other packet when counted simultaneously
Inspired by 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 173
Karl Fulves The Dark Force
Inspired by 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 175
Frank Garcia, Eddie Joseph Thought-Card Poker No. 70, one card of three poker hands thought of
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 108
Eddie Joseph A Good Clean-Up transposition of knives
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 107
Nick Trost A "Staggered" Routine two cards removed from two halves, when both halves are turned up in unison, the mates of those cards show up at the same time, three more phases until all pairs match
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 318
Nick Trost A Coincidence and Divination Routine two halves, spectator turn over a card in one half, when both are dealt in unison the reversed card finds its match, cards riffled together, performer can separate colors and suit under table
Inspired by 2009 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 2 354
Pit Hartling, Denis Behr Messy - The Director's Shuffle triumph using faros, can end in full stack
Related to 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 39
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Flummoxed three phases, single-deck approach for Eddie Joseph's "Staggered" stack
Inspired by 2013 Ensuing Impuzzibilities 18
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Chicagoism packet, spelling, also over phone
Inspired by
  • "Jasonism" (Eddie Joseph, Sphinx Sept. 1946)
2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 5
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Thirty-Fiveism card at thought-of number remembered, second card chosen
Inspired by
  • "Astral Sense" (Eddie Joseph, Card Magic of the Mind, Abbott's, 1952)
2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 8
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Hacer lo Imposible two selections in two piles show up at same position, hands-off
Inspired by
  • "Impossible" (Eddie Joseph, 1952)
2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 17
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Invoking Margery
Inspired by 2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 22
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph Presque Vu card chosen via counting procedure ends up at number previously named
Inspired by 2014 Treacherous Impuzzibilities 24
Tomas Blomberg Late Key Two selected cards from a deck, one is lost and the other one is placed in spectator´s pocket. This deck and another one are dealt at the same time, magician stops at the first selected card and at the duplicate of the second selection
Related to 2014 Blomberg Laboratories 137
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph The Luckier Number card shows up at number that is named at beginning
Inspired by 2015 Devilish Impuzzibilities 15
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph The Lost and the Found with incomplete deck
Inspired by 2015 Devilish Impuzzibilities 18
Jim Steinmeyer, Eddie Joseph, Alan Stockwell A Study in Scarlet and Black as phone effect
Inspired by 2015 Devilish Impuzzibilities 21