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Laurie Ireland Aeroplane Card to Pocket
Variations 1931 Ireland Writes a Book 28
Ralph W. Hull Deck Turnover (?) fake deck turnover
Related to 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 18
Unknown An Unwitting Wizard card used to stab next to selection becomes selection
Related toVariations 1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 53
William Larsen A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 123
Michael F. Zens Quadruple Poker Trick
Related toVariations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 369
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 549
Laurie Ireland Card at any Small Number bottom deal with cover card subtlety
Related toVariations 1938 Lessons in Dishonesty 6
Frederick Braue Facing the Bottom Card overhand shuffle cover, see references for credit information
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 110
Edward Marlo The Hotel Mystery
Variations 1942 Let's See the Deck 17
Edward Marlo Double Vanish and Recovery two cards vanish from face of two halves when rubbed together, reappear in deck
Related toVariations 1942 Deck Deception 8
Tom Sellers The Change-Over Aces two cards, each sandwiched, they transpose, glide
Related toVariations 1943 Magical Mixture 18
U. F. Grant "Million Dollar" Bill Mystery two bills are torn, one half of each vanish and appear in envelope
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 112
Bob Hummer The Lonely Card CATO routine, cards turned face up, performer takes packet behind back and reverses all cards except selection
VariationsAlso published here 1946 Face Up Face Down Mysteries 2
Paul LePaul Impromptu Torn And Restored Card
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 161
Dai Vernon The Peregrinating Pip pip is transfered from Five to Two
Related toAlso published here 1950 Expert Card Technique 457
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme No. 47, Cards mixed face up/down, spectator separates face up/down, as well as red/black
VariationsAlso published here 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 83
John Scarne, Joseph Prieto The Stapled Card No. 62, Card transposition with card stapled to a Joker
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 110
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 132
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 220) 878
Al Leech Ace Sandwich sandwiched card transposes with another card, happens in deck
Related toVariations 1953 Card Man Stuff 6
Edward Marlo Simple Shift
Related toVariations 1953 The Cardician 58
Norman Osborn Double Count also "Unlimited Count", five as six with six different faces, double facer
VariationsAlso published here 1953 Unlimited 5
Dr. Jacob Daley Rouge et Noir five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Variations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1146
Bill Simon The Four Packet Shuffle four packets are shuffled into each other face-up/face-down
Related toVariations 1954 Sleightly Sensational 21
Tom Ransom Suicide Build progressive poker deal, from five to two hands
Related toVariations 1957 The Cardiste (Issue 4) 7
Edward Marlo Magical Seven selection reversed in face-up portion travels down into lower face-down portion into seventh position, five phases/methods
Related toVariations 1958 The Magic Seven 2
Nate Leipzig, Bert Allerton Screened Leipzig Pass from the middle to second position, brief
Variations 1958 The Close-Up Magician 25
James Steranko Bottom Reverse bottom card
Related to 1960 Steranko on Cards 42
Harry Lorayne Change of four cards Push-Through Change
Related toVariations 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 67
Dai Vernon Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up
Variations 1962 Early Vernon 23
Edward Marlo Oddity! named card is only odd-backed card
Related toVariations 1964 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 62
Al Leech Two Hands: Four Aces "sleeve Aces"
Variations 1965 Super Card Man Stuff 37
Karl Fulves The St. Nicholas Aces black deuces are pushed reversed in deck twice to locate ace, the next time the sandwich cards become the last two Aces
Related to Dec. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 12
Francis Haxton Last Word Four Aces spectator chooses Leader Packet
Variations 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 186
Harry Lorayne Foursome four of a kind to free selection is produced
Related toVariations 1967 Deck-Sterity 23
Harry Lorayne The Indicator procedure to set up a four of a kind for spelling from a shuffled deck
Variations 1967 Deck-Sterity 62
Peter Kane Royal Flush Flash kings change into royal flush
Related toVariations 1967 A Card Session with Peter Kane 2
Gene Finnell Aces Respelled four Aces are spelled
Related toVariations 1967 Free Cut Principle 22
Bob Haskell, Edward Marlo Reverse Double Undercut
Variations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 5
Robert Page, Bob Hummer Hummer of a Trick! face-up and face-down cards separated by performer behind back
Inspired byVariations Aug. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 197
Larry Jennings Jennings' Visitor
Variations 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 53
Alan Brown Black Widow two initialed cards change place in sandwich cards, see also p. 270 and p. 276 for ideas by John Hudak, Bill Zavis and Fulves
Related toVariations May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 255
Roy Walton Money Power from twenty-card packet, two set of mates are found with spectator, making up four-of-a-kind
VariationsAlso published here 1969 The Devil's Playthings 14
Roy Walton Oil and Queens transformation kicker
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 15
Roy Walton Mission Accomplished
Related toVariations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 18
Roy Walton The Overworked Card Triumph type of effect, one card travels from bottom to top and turns every reversed card over
Related toVariations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 33
Roy Walton Almost Impromptu one of four cards selected, other three cards added together and number counted in deck finds mate
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 42
Roy Walton You Can't Cheat An Honest Man two hands, performer always has four Jacks, Aces as climax, bottom deals
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 47
Roy Walton The Inconsistent Liar
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 53
Roy Walton Card Case mystery card in case, four queens are found and mystery card turns out to be selection
Inspired byVariations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 57
James G. Thompson Jr. Joint Signature "based on a card problem entitled Two-Card Quadrille", card signed on back by spectator as prediction, turns out to be later selection which is signed on the face
Variations Oct. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 365
Karl Fulves Oracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 374
Robert E. Neale More Lies thought card revealed with eight-card-packet as computer
Related toVariations Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 384
Karl Fulves Optical Aces card vanishes from sandwich under hat, travels into sandwich in deck
Related toVariations 1971 The Book of Numbers 15
Roy Walton Jefferson's Jest card vanishes from plastic envelope
Inspired byVariations 1971 Cardboard Charades 27
Peter Kane Signature Transposition two cards signed on back by two people, signatures transpose
Related toVariations 1972 Card Cavalcade 5
Jim Surprise Surprise Aces: Spectator Cuts The Aces
Variations 1972 Card Cavalcade 91
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to twenty-six or known position
Related toVariations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 148
Roy Walton Coincidence in Colour
Variations 1972 Tale Twisters 3
Ben Christopher Calculated Cut to place selection at desired position, see also p. 486
Related toVariations Jan. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 481
Edward G. Brown The Military Problem four packets, with kings on the bottom, first followed with three aces, second with three deuces, third with three threes and fourth with an ace, two and a three, organize themselves
Variations 1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 106
Lin Searles Idiot's Shuffle cards shuffled face-up/face-down (for real), then four eights (instead of aces) are dealt
Variations Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 664
Lin Searles Countdown Aces performer cuts to Ace, Two, Three and Four on top, counting down to the Aces according to values, inspired by Ed Marlo routine
Variations Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 668
Roy Walton The Magical Eliminator spectator selects red card, but performer goes on to find it among six black cards, sucker
Variations 1973 Card Script 5
Gene Finnell D/U Counter packet cut off, down/under deal with rest, remaining card has value as number of cut-off cards
Variations 1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 57
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts see also Bruce Bernstein's "Eat at Joe's"
Related toVariations 1974 Paul Curry Presents 7
Paul Curry Houdini's Legacy circle is drawn on a card, deck cut somewhere, the name of the cut to card is now written in the circle
Variations 1974 Paul Curry Presents 16
Paul Curry The Red And The Black spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the aces.
Related toVariations 1974 Paul Curry Presents 53
Paul Curry Turn of the Century
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 Paul Curry Presents 57
Michael Skinner Francis Carlyle's Ghost
Variations 1975 Epilogue (Issue 24) 223
Peter Duffie A Fansee Blind Shuffle zarrow type, false fan shuffle
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 158
Roy Walton The "Thing er me Jig" Trick cards are spelled with words "remember" and "forget"
Variations 1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 2
Roy Walton Happy Families three cards of three suits are mixed and eventually unite
Inspired by
  • Stewart Judah's "Lightning Strikes Twice"
Variations
1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 19
Peter Duffie Twin Key-Boards mates, traveling and piano trick
Variations 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4) 344
Peter Duffie Aces With A Twist Twisting the Aces with "do as I do" element, red and blue backed sets, in the end Aces change places
Variations 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 209
Roy Walton The Card Shark story trick, "Jaws" card is bitten in half by a shark
Related toVariations 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 6) 213
Peter Duffie, Roy Walton Play It Again Sam pairs are back in order
Inspired byRelated to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9) 254
Peter Duffie, Jerry K. Hartman The Go-Between sandwich card find card in the center and turn over, based on J.K. Hartman's "Centre of Attention"
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 268
Peter Duffie Card In Case... Transposition transposition with signed odd back card
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 289
Peter Duffie Positive Card Fold
Inspired by
  • Canadian Card Control, Tom Batchelor, p. 39
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 290
Roy Walton, Peter Duffie, Bob Driebeek Play It Again Sam follow-up
Inspired by 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 293
Jerry Andrus Drop Jog dropping one half on the other
Variations 1976 Andrus Card Control 61
Roy Walton Trigger apparently deck is turned over but it is cut in the process, similar to a turnover pass
Variations 1976 Trigger 2
Derek Dingle Illusion Aces Aces reverse between two Tens and change to Kings
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1976 Innovations (Issue 3) 1
Fred Robinson IBM (British Ring) Convention 1976 on Bob Gill, Michael Florence, Bob Swadling, Doug Alker, Joe Riding, Rovi, David Carré. Geoff Ray, Walt Lees, Peter Duffie, Sonny Day, Roy Walton, Trevor Lewis, Bob Read, Ken Brooke, Pat Page, Frans Biemans
1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 321
Roy Walton A Straight Shuffle spectator can shuffle, you get a straight
Variations 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 392
Peter Duffie, Roy Walton Canibal Land
1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 11) 432
Trevor Lewis Monte Plus (or Hallucination)
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 67
Karl Fulves L.S. Gee
Related to 1978 51 Faces North 3
Danny Korem Ramsey's Triple Restoration tissue paper, with spectator, pendulum holdout
Variations 1978 The Upside Down Toppit 20
Paul Harris Las Vegas Leaper spectator counts himself
Related toVariations 1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 112
Fred Robinson Oasis on Phil Goldstein, Gaeton Bloom, Ken Brooke, Danny Ray, Andrew Galloway, Basil Horwitz, Jay Marshall, Peter Duffie, Rex Cooper, Ken Hawes, Chris Pratt, Doug Alker, Max Maven, Frans Biemans, Roger Crabtree, Mike Gancia, Peter Warlock, Tom Owen, Harry Dewhirst, Philippe Fiahlo, Rovi, Wally Boyce
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 11) 599
Frank Garcia Impossible 4 Ace Revelation magicians cuts four piles, all Aces
Variations 1978 Lecture Notes — No. 2 2
Bruce Ikefugi Lightning Stab Change indifferent card is stabbed in deck face up and at that moment changes into selection, lapping
Related to Aug. 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 234
Peter Duffie Collectors Seminar aces change to royal flush as a kicker
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 734
Robin Robertson Robin's Riffle two cards chosen from incomplete Riffle Shuffle position with smaller packets, in the end cards dealt from two piles and selections turn up at same position
Variations 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 22
Roy Walton Fireside Faces two cards from the deck help the performer to divine the selections, then they change into the cards
Variations 1979 That Certain Something... 15
Earl Nelson The $1.50 Vanish three coins vanish one by one with use of playing card, then reappear underneath
Variations 1979 Variations 81
Peter Duffie "...And the Card Came Back" cards travel and tranform into royal flush
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 822
Brother John Hamman, Peter Duffie Flushtration Count Variation
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 822
Steven Hamilton, Peter Duffie Trans Collection three cards travel, collecters type
Also published here 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7) 876
Richard Kaufman The Ultimate Invisible Assembly using only the four Aces and a blank card, at the end all Aces turn blank, different handlings, see reference for credit information
Related to 1980 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 12) 1
Bob Hummer Hummer's 18 Card Mystery spectator takes eighteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cards
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 7
Bob Hummer Personality Test face-up/face-down prediction of number of cards, weird, CATO related, personality type presentation
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 14
Bob Hummer Dial a Date Deal two rows of eight cards are dealt on the table, some face up and some face down, spectator selects a name on a sheet and turns cards over corresponding to the number next to the name, performer's back is turned and when he looks at cards name can be divined
Related toVariations 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 31
Geoffrey Latta, James Swain Collecting the Vanishing Aces aces vanish one by one from top of deck, collect cards
Variations 1981 Cardworks 45
Peter Duffie Ladies in Waiting Queen is produced, two selections are found sandwiched between other three Queens
Variations 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 65
Peter Duffie A Fist Full of Dollar with big coin
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 4) 70
Peter Duffie Pocketed one phase ambitious card with ace, then card travels to pocket
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 5) 79
Peter Duffie After Image retention of vision type
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 5) 83
Peter Duffie Half & Half two spectators select a card, in each half of the deck a card reverses, since both chose the same card, turned over cards are half of the selection
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6) 103
Peter Duffie Half Right card cut in half
1982 Alternative Card Magic 2
Jerry Sadowitz The More Things Change
Related toVariations 1982 Alternative Card Magic 24
Peter Duffie Hofzinser in My Pocket selection is pocketed, twisting sequence
Variations 1982 Alternative Card Magic 22
Peter Duffie Inside Job two and two with transformation kicker
Related toVariations 1982 Alternative Card Magic 6
Jerry Sadowitz Come Together transposition with transformation climax
Related toVariations 1982 Alternative Card Magic 4
Peter Duffie Card in Case Transposition card transposes with folded Card
1982 Alternative Card Magic 15
Peter Duffie Change of Departure
Variations 1982 Alternative Card Magic 10
Peter Duffie right trouser pocket classic palm
1982 Alternative Card Magic 22
Peter Duffie Overhand Poker fast and easy
1982 Alternative Card Magic 28
Ken Krenzel, Richard Kaufman, Derek Dingle Holy P.O.D. flap gaff
Related toVariations 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Winter Extra) 33
Stephen Minch Force Feed biddle count, spectator says stop
Related toVariations 1982 Best of Friends 528
Daryl Martinez Daryl Martinez Change card changes as it is pushed into deck and extracted again
Related to 1982 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 39
Gordon Bruce Way Out outjogged card changes into face-up selection
Variations 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1026
Peter Duffie Outjogged Deal Unload
Related to 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1026
Peter Duffie, Jerry Sadowitz Introduction
1982 Alternative Card Magic
Peter Duffie Show- Case similar to Ken Brooke's Vanishing Card Case
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 13) 239
Peter Duffie Arc de Triumph without false shuffle
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 279
Philip T. Goldstein The Jorback Count concealing one face and two backs, back count meets Jordan
Related to 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 46
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Alternative Card Magic by Peter Duffie (written by Jerry Sadowitz) 1983 Epoptica (Issue 3) 132
Al Smith (reviewer) Alternative Card Magic by Peter Duffie (written by Jerry Sadowitz) 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 8) 1088
Jon Racherbaumer Future Trap faro, two handlings
Inspired by 1983 Facsimile (Issue 1) 24
John F. Mendoza, Bernard Bilis Calculated Triumph small packet cut off, selection made and returned, deck shuffled face-up and face-down, all one way except sandwich in center with selection, sandwich cards total cut-off packet
Inspired byVariations 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 59
Richard Vollmer, Christian Scherer Mystery of the 7 Suspects sandwich cards surround seven cards, down-under-deal to arrive at card, its value is counted down in rest of deck to find selection, faro
Variations 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 127
Shigeo Futagawa Stunumbers No. 17, some small numbers added, total predicted, using number cards, for credit information see "Future Choice" reference
Related toVariations 1983 Self-Working Number Magic 27
Peter Duffie Face Up Garcia spectator cuts to four cards which change into Aces
Inspired by 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 26
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Contemporary Card Magic by Peter Duffie (written by Jerry Sadowitz) 1984 Epoptica (Issue 6) 348
Richard Kaufman (reviewer) Contemporary Card Magic by Peter Duffie (written by Jerry Sadowitz) 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 22) 216
Peter Duffie A Commercial Twist Twisting the Aces with "do as I do" element, red and blue backed sets, in the end Aces change places
Inspired by 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 40
Gordon Bruce Pinkerton's Ladies four queens turn face up one by one, three cards with same value las selection appear interlaced in between the queens, selection is found in card case
Related toVariations 1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 15
Peter Duffie Addition and False Turnover paddle move, while adding cards
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 17
Walt Lees Peter Duffie
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 51
Peter Duffie Royalty In Your Pocket four queens are produced, then reds and black change places and selection is found sandwiched in between red queens
Variations 1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 51
Peter Duffie Departure Point two signed cards vanish and appear face up in the deck, they vanish again and produced from pockets
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 55
Peter Duffie Strip-Out Addition with Packet
1984 Close-Up to the Point 14
Peter Duffie Author's Introduction
1984 Close-Up to the Point
Peter Duffie Ghost Hunters Ace through Four of Diamonds appear one by one and their values are spelled to to find random cards, those cards are shown as four blanks and then change into the Ace through Four themselves
Inspired by
  • "Chiefly Yourselves" (Roy Walton, Linking Ring Parade)
1984 Close-Up to the Point 1
Peter Duffie Collectors Item one double facer
1984 Close-Up to the Point 2
Peter Duffie The Journey spectator counts one packet himself
Inspired by
  • Tom Sellers routine with double backers
Related to
1984 Close-Up to the Point 3
Peter Duffie Copper, Silver, Card! copper and silver transposition involving a playing card, extra coin
1984 Close-Up to the Point 5
Peter Duffie, Edward Marlo The "Tip In" Coin Vanish coin scooped up with card and apparently slid into other hand
Related to 1984 Close-Up to the Point 5
Peter Duffie Deja Vu homing card with Jokers and a red Ace, packet changes into Royal Flush as finale
1984 Close-Up to the Point 7
Peter Duffie Flushtration Count from the Top and Bottom
1984 Close-Up to the Point 7
Peter Duffie Signus X II no duplicate of selection, but two Jokers
Inspired byVariations 1984 Close-Up to the Point 9
Peter Duffie Mission Successful
Inspired byVariations 1984 Close-Up to the Point 11
Peter Duffie Coins Across four coins, no extra
1984 Close-Up to the Point 12
Peter Duffie Theatre of the Absurd "Overture" variation
Inspired by
  • "Oversight" (Phil Goldstein, Genii, March 1981)
1984 Close-Up to the Point 13
Peter Duffie Tete a Tete Kings produced, change into Aces
Related to 1984 Close-Up to the Point 14
Peter Duffie Business for the Top Change spectator apparently saw a switch
1984 Close-Up to the Point 16
Peter Duffie Collins Upturned Aces change to Kings in packet instead of vanishing, Drunken Poker Deal finale
1984 Close-Up to the Point 17
Peter Duffie Fred 23 bold number force, card named, number written on back of named selection
Related to 1984 Close-Up to the Point 19
Peter Duffie The Jipsum Box spectator puts four coins in box, they penetrate box and hand, repeat, then box penetrates hand leaving coins behind, Bobby Bernard Coin Box
1984 Close-Up to the Point 21
Peter Duffie Coin in Pack Routine coin vanishes and reappears in deck next to selection, in repeat it fails and card is in wallet
1984 Close-Up to the Point 23
Peter Duffie The Outer Limits
1984 Close-Up to the Point 24
Peter Duffie Folded Card and Coin Trick coin put in hand, suddenly it is found in the deck and in the hand is the folded selection instead
1984 Close-Up to the Point 26
Peter Duffie Double Fantasy two cards travel into two different pockets, one palm only, pocket ruse
VariationsAlso published here 1984 Close-Up to the Point 27
Peter Duffie The Extractors two Jokers placed in in the two side pockets, two cards travel into two pockets to the Jokers, pocket ruse
Variations 1984 Close-Up to the Point 28
Peter Duffie Under Cover two Joker put under two cardboard covers, two selections travel to join them one under each cover, pocket ruse without pockets but cards under covers
1984 Close-Up to the Point 29
Peter Duffie Sandwich Mexican Turnover double used to turnover sandwich cards, single switched for double
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 35
Peter Duffie Premeditated Sandwich black Queens on table, signed selection travels between them and a Joker changes into another selection
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 35
Peter Duffie The Short Sharp Shock
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 30
Peter Duffie A Minor Delusion using monte throw when selection is apparently tabled
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 22
Peter Duffie A Case For Clouseau
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 18
Peter Duffie A Personal Triumph four packets shuffled together
Inspired byVariations 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 14
Peter Duffie Monte Plus Variation as three cards are turned over, different choreography
Inspired by 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 10
Peter Duffie Signus X 1 using two Jokers
Inspired byVariations 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 9
Peter Duffie Aces In Tiers Aces are in ladder configuration on and in the deck at the end
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 4
Jerry Sadowitz The Man In The Middle card peeked at, four Aces put in spectators hand, selection appears face up between Aces and rest changes to complete a Royal Flush
Inspired by 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 2
Peter Duffie Across The Universe face card of deck changes into several selections that are reversed in spread, using spread half pass
Related toVariations 1984 Contemporary Card Magic 1
Peter Duffie, Jerry Sadowitz Foreward
1984 Contemporary Card Magic
David Britland Bulls Eye "A pasteboard prediction"
prediction written on card, pushed in by spectator, next to prediction
Variations 1985 Equinox 30
Larry Jennings Prefiguration impromptu
Related toVariations 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 156
Larry Jennings The Visitor
Variations 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 159
Ken Simmons, Peter Duffie Diamond Heist two and two with transformation kicker
Inspired by 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 5
Peter Duffie Internecine Red King transposes with black King that has been placed between two Jokers. Visual transposition, tunnel change
Also published here 1986 Quartet 1
Peter Duffie Dichotomy Spectator thinks of card from packet. Packet is torn in half, half of the selection is kept, the rest are burnt. Torn half of selection is found stapled to a prediction letter in a sealed envelope.
Also published here 1986 Quartet 5
Peter Duffie Ascension Five Card Monte, but the Queen keeps rising out of the packet, even when placed in envelope with window
Also published here 1986 Quartet 14
Peter Duffie Tarradiddle Spelling Lie Detector effect. Full deck stack. Answers to questions spelled from deck, correctness revealed and card as well
Inspired byAlso published here 1986 Quartet 9
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Close-Up to the Point by Peter Duffie 1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 450
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Solo by Peter Duffie 1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 450
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Duet by Peter Duffie 1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 451
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Trio by Peter Duffie 1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 451
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Quartet by Peter Duffie 1987 Epoptica (Issue 8) 451
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Inspirations by Peter Duffie (written by Jerry Sadowitz) 1987 Epoptica (Issue 10) 499
Jerry Sadowitz Mission Successful Aces come to top, then selection sandwiched in between
Inspired by May 1987 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 86
Jerry Sadowitz Discrepancy Transposition: 2 red Aces transpose with two other cards, pair of pseudo duplicates
Variations 1987 Inspirations 5
Peter Duffie Envelope Prediction after Ambitious Card sequence, an odd-backed card in an envelope turns out to be signed selection
Related to
  • "Black Envelope" (Bob Kohler)
1987 Inspirations 13
Peter Duffie Apartheid
1987 Inspirations 15
Peter Duffie Worlds Apart one riffle shuffle, pairs laid out
Variations 1987 Inspirations 17
Peter Duffie Home Computer three packets of ten cards, reverse faros
1987 Inspirations 19
Peter Duffie Pocket Assembly Ace through Four in pocket transpose with four cards in a packet
1987 Inspirations 20
Peter Duffie Box Reversal
1987 Inspirations 35
Peter Duffie Centre Release Count undercount of coins into coin box
1987 Inspirations 36
Peter Duffie Drop In Sound Illusion coin apparently put in coin box, with sound effect
1987 Inspirations 36
Peter Duffie, Bill Hamilton Unreversal Move
1987 Inspirations 36
Peter Duffie Box Switch one box sleeved
1987 Inspirations 38
Peter Duffie In-Off Sound Count overcount of coins into coin box
1987 Inspirations 38
Peter Duffie, Jack Gottlob Up and Over Move one coin hidden in lid as coin box is opened
Inspired by
  • Wonderful Routines of Magic (Poland)
1987 Inspirations 39
Peter Duffie Captured Coin Assembly coins travel from coin box to under cards
1987 Inspirations 40
Peter Duffie Three as Four Click Count
1987 Inspirations 40
Peter Duffie Triple Alliance three coins travel from coin box to hand and back one by one
1987 Inspirations 43
Peter Duffie Tunnel Vision one coin sequence, coin changes, vanishes, then both coins appear, bigger coin finale
1987 Inspirations 45
Peter Duffie Sleeveless coin dropped from right sleeve into left hand as right hand reaches across
1987 Inspirations 46
Peter Duffie Easy Triumph
1987 Inspirations 79
Peter Duffie Quick Change Collectors collector quartet changes into Aces at the end
1987 Inspirations 81
Peter Duffie Collectors' Seminar
1987 Inspirations 83
Peter Duffie Hen Party Queen is produced with Christ Cut Force, two selections are found sandwiched between other three Queens
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 86
Peter Duffie Day Tripper Ace of Spades rises from bottom to top on spectator's hand, selection into pocket
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 87
Peter Duffie An Optical Departure
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 88
Peter Duffie Born to Be Wild ungaffed
1987 Inspirations 90
Peter Duffie No Case to Answer odd-backed mystery card, Jacks produced as well, red/blue double backer
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 93
Peter Duffie Wraith Aces reverse between two Tens and change to Kings
Inspired byVariations 1987 Inspirations 96
Peter Duffie Hofzinser's Alternative with twisting sequence
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 98
Peter Duffie Valediction Xs appear on the back of whole deck
1987 Inspirations 101
Peter Duffie Bedazzled
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 116
Dai Vernon Packet Calculator small packet, mathematical
Related toVariations 1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 134
Ben Harris, David Faulkner Invertz pairs are deal after one riffle shuffle, top cards turned over, two chosen and exchanged, later located
Inspired by 1988 Off the Wall 24
Brother John Hamman The Invisible Card card vanishes from packet and reappears in empty hand
Variations 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 150
Jon Racherbaumer Ninety Degrees in the Shade two cards to pocket
Inspired by 1990 Cardfixes 184
Peter Duffie Pocket Ruse producing two cards from different pockets with one palm
1990 Cardfixes 185
Harvey Rosenthal The Pre-Digested Sandwich
Variations 1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 34) 604
David Britland Cutting Remarks thread-less self-cutting deck, strip stuck to a card
  • The Gimmick
  • The Basic Handling
  • Controlling the Selection
  • Notes
Inspired by
  • "The Robot Pack" (?), Abracadabra
Related to
1990 Cutting Remarks 7
Alex Elmsley 1002nd Aces
Related toVariations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 213
Alex Elmsley Repulsive Aces cannibal card routine with different presentation, two selections vanish
Variations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 229
Alex Elmsley A Minor Triumph with ten cards
Related to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 256
Alex Elmsley Infinity: Round Trip card vanishes from face of packet and reappears reversed in deck
Variations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 269
Alex Elmsley Australian Self-Help involving counting, spelling, down-under deal
Related toVariations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 317
Alex Elmsley The Book of Fortunes humorous presentation, selection derived at by "power-of-thought"-coincidence is predicted in book
Variations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 347
Alex Elmsley Penny Plain performer brings card to special position corresponding with cut-off packet behind back, principle similar to Penelope Principle
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 374
Alex Elmsley Four Flusher stacking all four royal flushes one after the other, faro stacking
Variations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 399
Peter Duffie The Lucky Ten two piles dealt, top card of one pile is thought-of number, top card of other pile selection
Related to
  • Henry Christ's "Sum & Difference"
Also published here
1991 Profile (Issue 5) 7
Steven Hamilton Clearly Vanished signed card in clear plastic envelope which is sandwiched between Aces, card vanishes and is found in wallet
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1991 Profile (Issue 2) 10
Steven Hamilton Lightning Aces Aces vanish one by one from hand and reappear face-up in center of deck, shown one-by one, deck of double backers
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1991 Profile (Issue 1) 8
Peter Duffie Cardtell
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Profile (Issue 3) 9
Peter Duffie (reviewer) The Devil's Playthings by Roy Walton 1991 Profile (Issue 2) 9
Jon Racherbaumer, Eric Eicher Road-Runner Sevens "Fast/Faster/Fastest", three phases, last phase "Hull Version" (signed card type), Six & Seven pseudo duplicates
Inspired by 1991 Synergistic Sandwiches 8
Peter Duffie Centrepoint pseudo explanation/teaching, card in center of packet rises to top after counting the packet, pass and false deals
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1991 Profile (Issue 3) 8
Steven Hamilton Editorial Peter Duffie, Arthur Day, Ed Marlo's death
1991 Profile (Issue 5) 2
Peter Duffie Problematic Offshoot one card chosen from face-up half and one from face-down half, they match
Inspired by 1992 Profile (Issue 9) 3
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
Roy Walton Doppelganger spectator counts to any position and remembers next card, card found and position divined
Inspired byVariations 1992 Profile (Issue 7) 5
Peter Duffie Variation "or Savings" two cards found by using the value and spelling the name of the performer's lucky card (Seven of Diamonds)
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 4
Jon Racherbaumer, Peter Duffie Time-Warp Sandwich
1992 Card Finesse II 239
Peter Duffie Deliberation card thought of, another one selected by counting down value of thought-of card, both found
Inspired by 1992 Profile (Issue 7) 9
Roy Walton, Peter Duffie, Steven Hamilton Dai Vernon three short articles
1992 Profile (Issue 9) 1
Bob Gill, Peter Duffie Collusion Illusion three cards selected, Aces used, Ace with selected suit turns over, all have selected King of Hearts, other Aces change into three Kings of Hearts, then Aces are the four Kings
Inspired byVariations 1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Bob Gill The Race Is On odd-backed
Inspired by 1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 3) 15
Steven Hamilton A Card Problem deck faced and spread on table, face-up and face-down card pushed out of spread, they are mates, posed as problem
Variations 1992 Profile (Issue 7) 9
Gavin Ross Self Portrait business card appears in deck, name on it spelled to locate selection, selection also predicted on back of business card
Variations 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 4
Ernest Earick Lonely at the Top kind of assembly, packet of face-down cards and face-up Ace changes to four face-up Aces
Related to 1993 By Forces Unseen 45
Ernest Earick Double Damned
VariationsAlso published here 1993 By Forces Unseen 141
Peter Duffie Additional Comments
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 12) 8
Stephen Tucker The Penultimate Truth
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 12) 6
Peter Duffie Principles and Deceptions "An Easy Trip Through The Arithmetical Principles Of Card Magic - Part 4"
  • Two Unique Principles of Bob Hummer
  • Principle One
  • Principle Two (CATO)
1993 Profile (Issue 16) 6
Peter Duffie Card Count-Down card thought-of from twelve-card packet, suit spelled, pairs dealt, value counted down in rest of the deck to find mate
1993 Profile (Issue 16) 6
Al Smith Confusion Delusion three cards selected, aces used, ace with selected suit turns over, all chose KH, other aces change into 3 KHs, AH as well, then they're all four kings
Inspired by 1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 5
Peter Duffie Card Selection four-of-a-kind production from shuffled deck
Inspired by 1993 Card Selection 29
Peter Duffie Fault Finding
1993 Card Selection 28
Peter Duffie The Numbers Game dealt poker hand's values add up to named number
1993 Card Selection 27
Peter Duffie Fair Game
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Card Selection 25
Peter Duffie Oil Foil 5&5
Inspired by
  • "Second Thoughts on Oil and Water" (Roy Walton, The Complete Walton Vol. 2)
1993 Card Selection 24
Peter Duffie Trading Places sandwiched card in pocket transposes with reversed card in deck
Inspired by 1993 Card Selection 23
Peter Duffie Chain of Events four packets shuffled and combined, every suit spelled out and last card is of that suit
Inspired by
  • "Chain Lightning" (Roy Walton, The Complete Walton Vol. 1)
1993 Card Selection 21
Peter Duffie The Telling Hand Ace of Spades is produced with Christ Cut Force, three selections are found sandwiched between other four Royal Flush Cards
Inspired by 1993 Card Selection 19
Peter Duffie The Static Deck Prediction card and its position remembered, later the card is found at predicted position, two phases
1993 Card Selection 17
Peter Duffie Handout