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Sam Leo Horowitz The Twenty-Five Card Trick twenty-five duplicates
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 142
Jack Vosburgh Words homonyms principle
Variations 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 699
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Magicol, Larry Becker, Gerald Kosky, Orson Welles, Leslie Barrie, Tommy Martin, Bill Nord
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 234) 934
Lane Bateman Fingerless Psycho variation on Larry Becker's Psycho
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 26
Arturo de Ascanio, George Schindler, Frank Garcia European Aces three cards forced as ace production
Related toVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 106
Edward Marlo Predict-a-Mania Plus double prediction, cutting cards
Variations 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 112) 557
Larry Becker They Match! ESP deck, forcing three cards
Inspired byRelated to 1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 115) 573
North Bigbee Matched! two ESP decks
Related to 1975 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 132) 659
Philip T. Goldstein Desire spectators write destinations on a business card, five write a place where they have been and one a place he desires to go, all cards are correctly attributed and the last, desired place is named without looking at it, see also Larry Becker's "Sneak Thief"
Related toVariations 1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 4
Larry Becker World Power dictionary book test, three named numbers to form a page number
1976 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 156) 779
Richard Himber, Gene Nielsen Either-Or Effect clever two-way prediction, in envelope and cut open
Related to 1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 199) 993
Larry Becker Forward
1978 World of Super Mentalism v
Larry Becker It's In The Bag ESP deck in paper bag, three spectators select a card and all are divined by performer
Related to 1978 World of Super Mentalism 1
Larry Becker Four Told four times ten backwards count, horoscope reading with those cards, card found at total of four cards is predicted in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 5
Larry Becker Card Addition added with envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 6
Larry Becker Some Total sum prediction in envelope, close-up and stage versions
Inspired by
  • Will Dexter's "Computer Mind" in "Feature Magic for Mentalists" p. 113
Related toVariations
1978 World of Super Mentalism 11
Larry Becker Lorayne's Mental Masterpiece That Even Harry Knows Nothing About using Lorayne's Memory Game, fifteen photos are put in frame, one is selected and image divined by performer
1978 World of Super Mentalism 18
Larry Becker Astro Dice using zodiac cards and pair of dice, one die is hidden and number divined, instructions with zodiac cards
1978 World of Super Mentalism 25
Larry Becker The New Math Miracle six cards with numbers on both sides in envelopes, shuffled and turned over by spectator, total is divined
Inspired by 1978 World of Super Mentalism 29
Larry Becker Perplexing ESP Plaques marking system for ESP cards, business cards etc., address
1978 World of Super Mentalism 33
Larry Becker Effect No. 1 Esp divination / duplication
1978 World of Super Mentalism 35
Larry Becker Effect No. 2 five symbols drawn on cards and put in envelope, selected one is predicted
1978 World of Super Mentalism 37
Larry Becker Effect No. 3 five blank cards, name written on one side and cards turned over, spectator selects one and murder is written on side, it's the same card
1978 World of Super Mentalism 41
Larry Becker Predict-a-Mania II amount of cards cut and card are predicted
Inspired by 1978 World of Super Mentalism 45
Larry Becker Reflecta-Thot five cards with hundred words each, word is selected by forming a number, prediction in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 48
Larry Becker Simpli-City Effect two sets of sixteen business cards with names of cities written on them, Do As I Do and prediction in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 55
Larry Becker Midas Mentalism silver coin turns into golden coin in envelope, alchemy presentation
1978 World of Super Mentalism 59
Larry Becker The 13th Card double prediction, prediction written of card found when spectator's card is spelled to, and duplicate of spectator's card in pocket
1978 World of Super Mentalism 63
Larry Becker Improved Haunted House story trick, five letter cards, different words with different letters are spelled
1978 World of Super Mentalism 69
Larry Becker CB Mentalism cards with CB names and channels written on them, several selected and divined by performer
1978 World of Super Mentalism 74
Larry Becker Computer-Dating deck is shuffled and dealt face up until first king, it is placed on a face down card, repeated three times, kings are put on matching queens
1978 World of Super Mentalism 81
Larry Becker The 35 Millimiracle blank paper in film container transforms into a bill
Variations 1978 World of Super Mentalism 84
Larry Becker The 35 Millimiracle II five film capsules, marked coin is placed in one and found by performer
1978 World of Super Mentalism 88
Larry Becker Ultraffinity folded bill in one of several matchboxes is found by performer, then serial number is divined
Variations 1978 World of Super Mentalism 91
Larry Becker Mental Case prediction in coin purse
1978 World of Super Mentalism 97
Larry Becker Mental Case Bonus with coin purses
1978 World of Super Mentalism 103
Larry Becker The Vampire Spell signed card in one of five envelopes, envelopes shuffled and word spelled for times, remaining envelope contains card, vampire presentation
1978 World of Super Mentalism 105
Larry Becker Super-Vision some card in box are divined by sense of touch, spectator stops at card which is predicted in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 111
Larry Becker Hot Seat chair test with four chairs and colored discs, prediction of empty chair in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 120
Larry Becker Track Record name of race horses on cards, prediction on tape record
1978 World of Super Mentalism 125
Larry Becker Count Force cards one to ten, two way out
1978 World of Super Mentalism 127
Larry Becker Digitation numbered cards added to a number from invisible die, prediction of total in envelope
1978 World of Super Mentalism 132
Larry Becker Dynamic-Duo
1978 World of Super Mentalism 136
Larry Becker Thumb Fun assistant outside the room, number whispered to performer and noted on business card, divination by assitant
1978 World of Super Mentalism 136
Larry Becker Tell-A-Phone numbers in bag, one in pocket of spectator, divination by medium over phone
1978 World of Super Mentalism 138
Larry Becker Thunderbolt three spectators chose a color each and form a total with numbers, both is predicted in envelope
Related to 1978 World of Super Mentalism 141
Larry Becker Epilogue
1978 World of Super Mentalism 151
Thomas Alan Waters Numerology Card in Wallet prediction in envelope, in wallet, nine-force, version of Al Koran's "Five-Star Miracle Card"
Variations 1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 205) 1023
Larry Becker "Duck-Too" mate production with presenation as a strange card game
Feb. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 157
Unknown From the Thirteen Mann's The Azonic Force mixed with Larry Becker's Zip Code trick
1979 Acidus Plus 8
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cards
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related to
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 7
Larry Becker It's In The Bag II shuffled deck in bag, spectator selects card which is divined by performer
Related to 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 13
Larry Becker Pyramid Power pyramid power presentation, prediction of single card
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 17
Larry Becker Symbolic cards with names of objects, one is selected by 9 force
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 23
Larry Becker Snakes Alive comedy routine, no gag and spring snakes in tins in combination with "just chance"
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's "Four Color Chance" marketed through Supreme Magic, 1977.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 26
Larry Becker Uncanny deck with words written on them, two are selected by spelling and divined, homonyms method
Inspired by
  • J. G. Thompson Jr.'s "Jet Thought" marketed by Ed Mellon in the 1950s.
  • Words (Jack Vosburgh, 1940)
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 31
Larry Becker Mind Blaster ESP deck, prediction of symbol
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 39
Larry Becker Spectromental
  • Effect #1: color of poker chip in cardboard box is predicted, other two are divined
  • Effect #2: drawing in cardboard box is divined
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 44
Larry Becker Ultraffinity Revisited folded bill in one of several matchboxes is found by performer, then serial number is divined, different boxes
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 54
Larry Becker Dynamation uses electric card shuffling machine, shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted
Related to 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 62
Larry Becker Ultimate Psychometry with invisible ink pen
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 69
Larry Becker Fabulous Gypsy Spell six gipsy cards, one is selected and a chosen word from list used to spell through the cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 75
Larry Becker Auto-Magic chosen brand, color and price of a card is predicted, colors on cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 83
Larry Becker Seance signatures of famous magicians appear on chosen blank cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 89
Larry Becker Phantom Thought divination of one of sixteen symbol cards, mentally selected by spectator
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 98
Larry Becker The Impossible Dream one thought of card is found, sixteen cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 106
Larry Becker Bell...Book...& Candle occult book test, number formed with pentagram
Related to
  • Tom Harris' "Conjuring for the Cognoscenti" in Genii, 1959.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 112
Larry Becker Will Power six checks to celebrities, prediction of chosen check
Related to
  • Dai Vernon's "Mental Die"
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 118
Larry Becker "Anything Goes" erasable prediction, one of three colors, clever wording
Related to 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 124
Larry Becker Ho to Broaden the Possibilities further thoughts on the two-way erasable prediction
Related to 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 128
Larry Becker The Perfect Mental Utility Device - The Anything Goes Tic Board bingo presentation for the two-way erasable prediction, clipboard
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 130
Larry Becker Bullseye six bullet holes in spectator's card, with gun
Also published here
  • Alan Alan's "Sharpshooter", 1960s.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 133
Larry Becker Carayola Caper color and symbol
Also published here
  • Edward Hutchison's routine in "Psychological Mysteries", 1977.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 136
Larry Becker Ghost Image deck of blank cards, prediction of amount of cut cards and thought of card
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 140
Larry Becker Super Charged battery in tube, brand is divined, bill tube
Related to
  • Bob Driebeek's "No Looking" in "Pentagram", 1957.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 147
Larry Becker Network ESP three tv-networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) cards put in envelopes as spectator wishes, ABC card form name of network
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 150
Larry Becker Date-A-Cation prediction of date from a chosen coin
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 156
Larry Becker Coin Switch using a note pad
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 158
Larry Becker Matchic prediction of ESP symbol, five ESp cards and big matchbox
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 160
Larry Becker Heads or Tails invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in envelope
Also published here 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 164
Larry Becker Increditable - The Original Psy-Quik coincidence of chosen objects from list, credit cards
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 167
Larry Becker ZIP shuffled ESP deck, symbol is divined
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 172
Larry Becker The Mating Game two sets of envelopes containing coins with different dates, matching routine
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 174
Larry Becker Espitome two sets of five cards, matching
Inspired by
  • Hen Fetsch's "Symbologic" and Barry Stevenson's "C.I.D."
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 180
Larry Becker Second Sight four coin purses with four coins with different dates, correctly allocated by performer
Inspired by 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 186
Larry Becker Mind Probe spectator choses a number from serial number, prediction on bill
Variations 1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 191
Larry Becker Fool-Ette gambling and roulette theme, page force with playing card, book test, inspired by a Roulette Force from a Jerry Mentzer cavalcade book (?)
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 198
Larry Becker Card Flash number is formed, card in the deck at the number predicted in envelope
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 207
Larry Becker Duo-Matic based on a Hummer idea, two spectators with four cards, 14 instructions later end up with same card
Inspired by
  • Charles Hudson's "Baby Hummer" in "The Linking Ring", 1960s.
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 211
Thomas Alan Waters (reviewer) "Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism, Volume Two" - An Historical Perspective by Larry Becker
Review by Goldstein and Waters, missing credits of Becker book
1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 237) 1185
Bob Hummer Hummer's Poker Chip Baffle six poker chips with numbers on each side, spectator can turn them while performer's back is turned and then cover three chips, performer names numbers covered
Related toVariations 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 4
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on Larry Becker, P.C.A.M., P.E.A. convention
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 273) 1364
Larry Becker The Bag Man stop trick with fair conditions, cards are dealt out of a paper box
Apr. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 478
Gene "Phantini" Grant Estimation "A Matter of Debit and Credit" with blank cards, Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
Inspired by 1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 40
Gene "Phantini" Grant It Is an Incredible Coincidence some blank cards are cut and put in pocket, several billets with numbers, spectator choses one and it matches the amount of cut cards, with Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck
1981 Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 43
Stephen Tucker Jargon brief comment on Larry Becker's books, Talon, The Last Hierophant, Bob Ostin Lecture Notes
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
Bob Ostin The Pink Peeker similar to Larry Becker's Flahback concept
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 37
Stuart R. Patterson (reviewer) Mentalism for Magicians by Larry Becker 1981 Babel (Issue 1) 28
Larry Becker Delayed Reverse employing Henry Christ cut deeper force
1982 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 61
Al Smith (reviewer) Mentalism for Magicians by Larry Becker (written by Jeff Busby) 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1058
Thomas Alan Waters Insight Straight performer takes one card out and puts a poker chip on it, then sixteen cards are laid out in a matrix and a spectator can put four chips on cards, those four cards added to the card put away earlier form a straight Ten-Ace
Inspired by
  • Larry Becker's "The Little Black Book" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 222
Larry Becker Grand Opening while deck is in case, crimp
June 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 791
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Improved Track Record by Larry Becker 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 223
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Psycho II by Larry Becker 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 385
Larry Becker "Will The Cards Match" ESP-style order matching with five torn-in-half cards
Variations May 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1349
Jeff Busby (reviewer) No Gaff Room Service Plus by Larry Becker 1987 Epoptica (Issue 10) 512
Larry Becker Ten-Card Poker Stand-up Presentation
Nov. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 11) 1566
Larry Becker Introduction Book 2 first published in 1979, edition of 350 books, missing routines are "Swindled", "Vegas Mentalism", "Multi-Pry", "The Alpha Routine", "Peek-A-Boo-Boo", "Twin Forecast", "The $5,000 Challenge Prediction"
1989 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 3
Paul Hallas A Mental Miracle sum prediction
Related to
  • Fred Barlow's "Mental Prodigies"
  • Will Dexter's "Computer Mind" in "Feature Magic for Mentalists" p. 113
  • Some Total (Larry Becker, 1978)
1990 Mental Mix 10
Larry Becker Bendix Bombshell for Cabaret
1991 Card to Wallet 132
Roy Roth, Larry Becker The Credit Card Destruction Grinder
1992 Magic with Credit Cards 75
Steve Dusheck One Card Brainwave spectator reverses a card behind his back, it is the only odd-backed card
Related toVariations 1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 37
Larry Becker Fred spectator reverses a card behind his back, it has Fred written on it
Inspired by 1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 39
Larry Becker Foreword
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic
Larry Becker The Bevel Force side is riffled
Mar. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 3) 2338
Richard Paddon In the Pink off-beat prediction of a selected color, ink of pen reveals message when drawn on business card
Inspired by
  • Paul Hallas' "2.5 Star Variation" in "The Table-Hopper's Source Book"
Related to
  • Larry Becker's "Laser Gazer" in "Stunners"
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 9
Dan Garrett The Force of Numerology page number chosen by adding predetermined numbers, word there predicted, any borrowed book
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, Oct. 1979
1996 Top 10 19
Bob Driebeek, Larry Becker Aenigmas Dreifache Vorhersage ABC, ESP and deck of playing cards, three cards are predicted
1996 Aenigmas Rätsel 30
Ken Krenzel, Kenton Knepper, Larry Becker Fired Up equivoque selection process, single prediction card in case, approach to Kenton Knepper's "Kolossal Killer"
1997 Ingenuities 200
Mark Garetz Combo Lock Combo nine jumbo cards with numbers from one to nine are formed into three three-digit numbers, the total is predicted, opens padlock with spectator's ring
Inspired by
  • Larry Becker's "The Ultimate Matrix" in "Mentalism for Magicians"
Related to
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 3
Larry Becker Crowd Pleaser with money attached to lock
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 6
Larry Becker Al Zymer Graphology graphology and fake graphology routine with Himber wallet
1997 Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 4
Ted Lesley Teleport Professional construction details
Related to
  • Ted Lesley's "Neuer Teleportations-Umschlag" in "Magische Welt", 06 / 1981. P.307.
Variations
1997 It's Paramiraculous 21
Larry Becker Imagination invisible coin, prediction of heads or tails in Himber wallet
Also published here 1998 The Himber Wallet Book 89
Larry Becker Mind Probe spectator thinks of a digit on a bill, it is predicted in wallet
Inspired by 1998 The Himber Wallet Book 105
Helge Thun Der Trickfilm film changes into bill in film canister, then canister is filled with coins
Inspired by 2000 Faustdick hinterm Schlitzohr 17
Karl Fulves, Larry Becker Knockout Poker No. 62, spectator choses five cards from himself from face-up deck and for performer from face-down deck with dealing procedure, magicians gets Aces
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 92
David Regal Journey to Love
Inspired by
  • "Room Service" (Larry Becker & Don Wayne)
Variations
2002 Constant Fooling 2 98
Neil Tobin, Larry Becker, Ted Lesley The Big Game bill is located among several envelopes and serial number is divined, using the Teleport Envelope
Inspired by 2003 2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 23
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Dies ist reine Magie five jumbo cards are torn in halves, phrase is spelled and spectator is allowed to say where the cards are changed, after each spelled word on top of the halves are the matching parts, using Howard Adams' Ramasee Principle
Inspired byRelated to 2008 Heureka! 21
David Oliver (reviewer) Shhhh! by Larry Becker (written by Lee Earle) Apr. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 4) 107
Luke Jermay The Bridge: An Approach to Walk-Around Mentalism
  • The New Mind
psychometry routine with business cards
Inspired by Oct. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10) 21
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Pseudo Psychometry drawings in envelopes
Inspired by 2015 7 Mysteries of Mentalism 99
Larry Becker Reverse Faro
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 36
Larry Becker Ten Card Poker Stand-Up with prediction
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 52
John Lovick Chic Thief pseudo psychometry with drawings
Inspired by
  • "Sneak Thief" (Larry Becker, Stunners, 1992)
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 83
Larry Becker Peeking a Drawing
2016 The Performance Pieces & Divertissements of the Famous Handsome Jack, etc. 86
Roberto Giobbi, Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Card Call "Cabaret ard Divination" of a bunch of cards, last card predicted in letter
Related to 2016 Standup Card Magic 105
Dexter Cleveland Punchlines cards with jokes matching cards with punchlines, Ramasee Principle, same idea as Becker's Punch Lines
Related to
  • Larry Becker's "Punch Lines" in "Stunners!" 1992. P. 221.
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