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Theodore Annemann The Accessory devil's handkerchief to force any small object
Related to 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 8
Orville Wayne Meyer Tervil word written on billet predicted on another billet
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 54) 383
Bob Somerfeld A Switch for the Mentalist envelope to switch billets
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 9
Bob Somerfeld Nice Doggy! medium over phone divines selected object, dog as medium, barking
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 10
Bob Somerfeld Paper code
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Bob Somerfeld Serial Number Prediction
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 152) 618
Bob Somerfeld Telepaphone phone numbers are written on billets, one is selected, person at other end divines chosen card
Inspired by
  • Howard Savage's "The Phantom Phone" in "The Sphinx", June 1929
Related to
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 612
Bob Somerfeld Dead Letters on business cards, cards are not touched again, using assistant
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 154) 620
Harvey P. Graham, Bob Somerfeld Future Minus sum divination with slates, flap
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 161) 646
Bob Somerfeld Flipper! under handkerchief cut force, clever gimmick
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 175) 701
Bob Somerfeld Unsigned - Sealed - Delivered spectator sends design by mail, inspired by Annemann's "Cat Card" (?)
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 6
Bob Somerfeld Thumb Fun duplication of letters, drawing and figures, with slates
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 7
George B. Anderson Torn Center Deluxe apparently failing, spectator has to write the word again, almost the same as Somerfeld's idea
Related toVariations 1949 It Must Be Mindreading 11
Bob Somerfeld Outmaneuvered one of five cards is predicted
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 209) 837
Bob Somerfeld On the Spot behind back divination with fingertips
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 2
Bob Somerfeld Cut-Witted number force, from one to ten
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Bob Somerfeld Loaded Spook
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 3
Bob Somerfeld A Pack of Lies first questions are answered truthfully, then spectator can decide
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 20
Bob Somerfeld The Sands of Time sand of different colors, chosen one is divined
1951 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1951) 21
Fred Peterson Puzzle of the Pages word isa selected with the aid of a business card, that has a hole punched through to read one word, card is moved on page and stopped
Variations 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 221) 882
Bob Somerfeld Forthought
1951 Mind Reader's Digest
Bob Somerfeld Ripping! envelopes with items inside, selection with back turned is divined, sound reading
Variations 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 1
Bob Somerfeld Nickel for Your Thoughts spectator's write down phone numbers, one slip and a playing card are selected, the person is called who reveals the card, actually assistant, Devil's Handkerchief
Related to 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 2
Bob Somerfeld Telephone Code playing card, apparently waiting for the other person to pick up the phone
1951 Mind Reader's Digest 3
Bob Somerfeld Divine! drawing is sealed in two envelopes and held by spectator, drawing duplication, peek
1951 Mind Reader's Digest 4
Bob Somerfeld Centear movie presentation, ruse for tearing the paper
Related to 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 6
U. F. Grant, Bob Somerfeld Impromptome with borrowed business card as a bookmark
Inspired by 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 7
Bob Somerfeld Threediction triple prediction on blank cards, number, name and city
Related to 1951 Mind Reader's Digest 9
Bob Somerfeld No Smoking blindfolded cigarette test, when radio is flicked on, there is a commercial of the right brand
1951 Mind Reader's Digest 12
Bob Somerfeld, Ted Messenger That's the Spirit name is predicted and writing appears
Inspired by
  • Ted Messenger's "Fourth Dimensional Enterprise" in "Coven"
Variations
1951 Mind Reader's Digest 12
Bob Somerfeld My Word! ABC cards, spectator takes four and has to form a word, word is divined
1951 Mind Reader's Digest 14
Bob Somerfeld Supelletive three billet routine, umbrella move
1951 Mind Reader's Digest 15
Bob Somerfeld Whose Hue prediction of two words
Inspired byRelated to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 225) 900
Bob Somerfeld Mind over Miles medium on phone divines ESP symbol, playing card and chosen headline from Newspaper
1952 Pieces of Mind 13
Bob Somerfeld, Eddie Clever Night Owl book test in dark room
1952 Pieces of Mind 15
Bob Somerfeld Situation Wanted on hot reading, pre-show information
1952 Pieces of Mind 3
Bob Somerfeld On Second Thought with envelopes
1952 Pieces of Mind 5
Bob Somerfeld Switchcraft billet switch with envelope
1952 Pieces of Mind 6
Bob Somerfeld Good Deal bunch of cards in two piles face up and face down, same amount of face up cards
1952 Pieces of Mind 9
Bob Somerfeld The Last Word two versions, one without preparation
1952 Pieces of Mind 9
Bob Somerfeld F' Rinstance with card to stab into the book
1952 Pieces of Mind 11
Bob Somerfeld Cornered! spectator in corner of the room with deck thinks of one card, card is divined, force
1952 Pieces of Mind 12
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Friday Night Sodality, Frank Garcia, Tommy Vanderschmidt, Martin Gardner, Bob Somerfeld, Audley Walsh, Jim Reneaux
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 275) 1101
Milbourne Christopher Magazine Test with playing card to select page
Variations 1954 More One Man Mental Magic 3
Marcello Truzzi The Hole Truth magazine test, business card with punched holes is moved on page
Inspired byRelated to 1981 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 297) 1483
Thomas Alan Waters Center-Tear analysis and handling
Related to 1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Scrypt) 166
Thomas Alan Waters Spiritrump unseen tarot card put in envelope, divination with automatic writing
Inspired by 1987 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue T.A.R.O.T.) 790
Philip T. Goldstein, Bob Somerfeld Riposte envelopes with items inside, selection with back turned is divined, sound reading
Inspired by 1991 Thavant 44