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Unknown The Bridge of Cards long spread between hands, elastic underneath
Related toVariations 1897 New Era Card Tricks 170
Stewart Judah The Spectator's Choice Tantalizer deal with thirty-two cards, two selections by both spectator and performer, spectator choses which one remain after dealing procedure, see page 172 for correction
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 92
Unknown The Tantalizer twenty-second position and packet dealing
Related toVariations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 112
Bert Allerton, Henry Christ Allerchrist Card Trick No. 63, Mathematical
Inspired byVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 114
Dai Vernon Ginsburg Poke
Related toVariations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 36
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles Hudson
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
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
Reinhard Müller, Justin Branch "Mish Mosh" gilbreath and dealing procedure to separate suits, non-faro method of a Justin Branch effect
Variations 1982 Best of Friends 314
Marty Kane Poke Poker kind of Royal Flush Production build around "Ginsburg Poke"
Inspired byRelated to
  • Al Smith, Card On Demand
Variations
Oct. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 10) 1984
Alex Elmsley Australian Self-Help involving counting, spelling, down-under deal
Related toVariations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 317
Harry Lorayne Quick and Direct
Inspired by Mar. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 3) 2187
Marty Kane The Best Lie Detector faro
Variations Feb. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 2) 2173
Steve Beam Color Vision performer always guesses color of cards correctly
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 11
Steve Beam Bottoming Out all values are spelled, selection is found at last letter of last value, sucker element
Related toVariations 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 17
Tom Daugherty Under your Spell one card is thought of
Variations Feb. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 2) 2326
Marty Kane Better Than Best Lie Speller simplified
Inspired by 1994 Facsimile (Issue 2) 31
Marty Kane Simplex Lie Speller
Variations 1994 Facsimile (Issue 2) 32
Marty Kane Complex Simplex Lie Speller
1994 Facsimile (Issue 2) 32
Harry Lorayne Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Nov. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 11) 2579
Marty Kane Minor Transposition one card is sandwiched
Dec. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 12) 2586
Marty Kane Zip Code Pip Mode selection found on total of added values of several cards
Inspired byRelated to 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1110
Marty Kane Magician Acquisition with Judah's elimination Deal
Inspired by 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 58) 1115
Steve Beam Leftovers on Marty Kane, Jon Racherbaumer, Jim Hyams, Wayne Kyzer, Scott Robinson, Simon Lovell
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 59) 1148
Marty Kane, Karl Fulves, Peter Duffie Marty's Miracle Card found via elimination procedure, eliminate every odd card in packet
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 125
Steve Beam Marty Kane - A One-Man Insert brief
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1257
Marty Kane Bottoming Out Today spelling weekdays, two cards
Related to 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1257
Marty Kane Buckeye Bottoms Out card is found by spelling words on ace of spades
Related to 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1258
Marty Kane Modern Day Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card is selection and four aces on top of discard piles, with two variations
Inspired byAlso published here 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1258
Marty Kane Pound Rebound story trick with Judah Elimination Trick, last card fits story
Inspired by 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1261
Marty Kane Mish Mosh Tell-A-Vision suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectator
Inspired by 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1262
Marty Kane Sixth Sense Nonsense multiple prediction, mates, dealing procedure
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1264
Steve Beam The Marty Kane One-Trick Insert (Yet Another Insert From that Wacky Floridian)
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 66) 1321
Marty Kane Spelling Foretelling card spelled, suit packet
  • Packet Mode - Face Up
  • Dealing Mode
  • Mixed Modular Version
  • The Pause that Refreshes
  • Telephone Version
Variations 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 66) 1321
Marty Kane Part Two - Using 5 Target Cards clock layout
  • Black Modular Mode
  • Red Modular Mode
  • Compass-Direction Version
1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 66) 1324
Marty Kane Part Three - Using 6 Target Cards
  • The Spell of Royalty
  • Variation #1
  • Variation #2
  • Pellmell Spell
  • Variation #1
  • Variation #2
  • Variation #3
  • Spelling and Think-King
  • Variation #1
  • Variation #2
  • Parallel Spell
  • Variation
  • Clientele Under Your Spell
  • Variation
  • Monthly Spells
  • Variation
  • Blanking Out Spells
  • Variation for Two Spectators
  • Variation for Three Spectators
Related to 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 66) 1325
Marty Kane Spectator's Simplex Lie Speller using the Judah Elimination Deal
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 68) 1416
Steve Beam Leftovers on Mike Beam, Marty Kane, ending The Trapdoor, Doug Canning, Ed Eckl, DocDixon, Harry Levine
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 68) 1418
Marty Kane Cigar Club eight picture cards and eight number card are shuffled and cut in half, always one picture and one number card, then spectator removes some cards and does a down under deal with the rest, last card tells amount of removed cards
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1451
Marty Kane Trek Trick
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1452
Marty Kane White House Cleaning spectator finds joker, rest are blank cards
Inspired by
  • Marty Kane's "Odd Lot" from "Magic" 8/97
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1452
Marty Kane Magic with Added Zip
Inspired byRelated to 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1453
Peter Duffie Phone Zone No. 1 card location over phone
Variations 1998 Deck Direct 9
Marty Kane V.D. valentines day patter, card is found by dealing and spelling, she loves me / loves me not for down-under deal
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 73
Marty Kane Symmetrick two suits in order, two cards are spelled, two spectators end up on same value
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 97
Marty Kane The Christmas Tree Trick based on a pun, spectator selects two threes, rest of the cards are blank
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 121
Marty Kane Why 2K? with story presentation, Twos and Kings appear as a kicker
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 123
Marty Kane Card Craps two sets of Ace through Six are shuffled and dealt into pairs, all equal 7
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 146
Marty Kane Cardman's Best Friend story presentation, red Jacks selected among Spades cards
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 165
Marty Kane The Hallmark multiple spectators locate their own card in a packet, spelling to determine amount of cards for each spectator
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 183
Marty Kane Hallmark Inventory
Related to 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 185
Steve Beam Marilyn, Carolyn, Timothy, & Sue routine and presentation for The Hallmark
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 186
Marty Kane Think-King Out Loud
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 188
Harry Lorayne Hokus Pokus four Ace production
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Personal Collection 571
Harry Lorayne Hokus Pokus Royal Royal Flush production
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Personal Collection 577
Peter Duffie K.I.A. "Kane is Able"
twenty-card packet, after some dealing a value and a suit are used to form a card, it is the card that a spectator earlier stopped dealing
Inspired by
  • Marty Kane trick
2001 Cards By All Means 5
Jim Steinmeyer The One O'clock Mystery spelling hours to arrive at one, Kruskal
Related toVariations 2002 Impuzzibilities 12
Steve Beam, Marty Kane Shrink-Wrapped Card Magic chapter intro, with short autobiography of Marty Kane
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 65
Marty Kane The Jack of Death Card Trick involving spelling, down-under deal, presentation
Inspired by 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 66
Marty Kane Halve Your Way deck is split in two groups and always one half eliminated, selection remains, several versions
Inspired byVariations 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 67
Marty Kane Precision Division deck is split in two groups and always one half eliminated, selection remains, several versions
Inspired byRelated to 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 71
Marty Kane Progressive Card Magic two phases, good poker hands are formed
Inspired by
  • "Heavyweight" (Peter Duffie, 21 Card Tricks)
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 74
Marty Kane Modern Day Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card is selection and four aces on top of discard piles, with two variations
Also published here 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 76
Marty Kane Fraps on Craps
Inspired by 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 78
Marty Kane Dream Team Scheme with three cards
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 80
Marty Kane Single Decker Spell Checker
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 82
Marty Kane The Anna Graham Scam with letters on the back to form words
Related to
  • Marty Kane's "Anna Graham's Magic Spells" in "Precursor" #76.
2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 83
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson, Marty Kane Repelling and Attracting transposition sequence with Queens and two Aces
  • Phase 1a: The Kosky Switch
  • Phase 1b: Pure Gall
  • Phase 1c: Daley's Delight
  • Phase 2: Marty Kane's Version
  • Phase 3: Queens Gather Aces
Inspired by
  • "Ms. Matches" (Marty Kane)
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 29
Marty Kane Divide and Conjure! after several full-deck reverse faros, only three cards remain, one settled upon, it is the selection
  • Full Deck Handling
  • Further Notions on Divide and Conjure! (2)
  • External Thoughts (Robin Robertson, Jerry K. Hartman, Peter Duffie)
  • The Trouble with Seven
  • Partial Deck Handlings
  • Full Deck Prearranged Handling (named card)
Inspired by
  • "The Devil and His Disciple" (Robert Neale, Life Death, and Other Card Tricks)
Related toVariations
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 49
Marty Kane Mirakill based in the Utility Cutter
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 22
Marty Kane Survivor TV Series with sixteen cards
Inspired byRelated to
  • Marty Kane's "Jack Queen King Ace Card Trick" in Peter Duffie's "Virtual Magic"
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 38
Steve Beam, Marty Kane, Doug Canning, Mick Ayres, Rajneesh Madhok The Lack of a Picture is Worth... humorous article
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 66
Marty Kane Apart-Hide involving counting, spelling, down-under deal
Inspired by 2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 147
Steve Beam, Marty Kane For Those on a Low-Card Diet gags for Cannibals
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 182
Marty Kane Spelling Bee Round only thirteen cards used, three phases
Inspired byRelated to
  • Marty Kane's "Excelling in Spelling Foretelling" in "Onyx" Nr. 8, 1999.
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 24
Marty Kane Practical Joker characteristics of cards are spelled, sucker element
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 26
Marty Kane Getting It Right spectator deals eight court cards in two piles, picks up one pile and deals it in two again, until one card remains, it is the only court card looking into the other direction
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 41
Marty Kane Key Points in Mind Reading humorous routine, spectator apparently reads mind of performer
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 56
Steve Beam Marty Kane's Self Help Guide - Introduction intro about the 16th card principle
Related to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 80
Marty Kane Color Suit and Value two selection are found by spelling and down-under deals
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 81
Marty Kane Triple Lie Detector two selection are found by spelling and down-under deals, spectators can lie while spelling
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 82
Marty Kane Alternative Names spectator locates his own card in a pile, spelling and down-under deal
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 83
Marty Kane Police Profiling four spectators locate their chosen court card in a pile, spelling and down-under deal
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 83
Marty Kane Short Versions (4-8 Cards in Key Pile
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 83
Marty Kane Deck Brand spectators chose a deck from a different brand, shuffle spell brand and after procedure find their selected cards, spelling and down-under deal
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 84
Marty Kane Yes Or No? spectators chose a card and then have to answer questions by spelling, after down-under deal they locate their cards
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 84
Marty Kane Diamonds several spectators select a Diamond card and after spelling and down-under deals they find their selections again
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 85
Marty Kane Good-Bye spelling of words and down-under deal to find selections
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 85
Marty Kane Showing the 7 Dwarfs spelling and down-under deal, finding selections with Snow White theme
Inspired byVariations 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 86
Doug Canning Snow White and the Short Seven spelling and down-under deal, finding selections with Snow White theme
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 87
Marty Kane Password spelling and down-under deal, password theme
  • Dow Show
  • Sniper
  • The Web
  • Snail Mail
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 88
Marty Kane Suit Per Suit Pursuit spelling and down-under deal, pile with different suit as kicker
Related to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 90
Marty Kane Mix Master spelling and down-under deal, theme is mixing cards
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 92
Marty Kane The King of Swing spelling and down-under deal
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 93
Marty Kane What's in a Name? spelling names and down-under deal, four spectators find Aces
Variations 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 94
Steve Beam Nameless spelling names and down-under deal, four spectators find Aces
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 95
Marty Kane Sevendipity four spectators get a part of a suit each and spell numbers several times, all end up with a Seven
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 191
Marty Kane Cursed by an Evil Spell after spelling on fingers a number is divined
Also published here 2008 Noteworthy 50
Steve Beam, Marty Kane The Tranquilizer tantalizer-variation with reverse faros, bluff, card remains on top
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 119
Lewis Jones, Marty Kane Long Division after elimination process by spectator card is located
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 143
Marty Kane Kermit the Leap Frog
Related to 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 195
Marty Kane Press the Digit Eight! cards change into 8s, wordplay
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 208
Marty Kane Wring Around the Collar joke using four cards
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 210
Marty Kane Altar Ego joke told with cards
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 213
Marty Kane Cursed by an Evil Spell after spelling on fingers a number is divined
Inspired byAlso published here 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 220
Marty Kane, Steve Beam Finger Flinger alternate handling
Inspired byRelated to 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 221
Steve Mayhew A Bird in the Hand audience selects finger through counting procedure - middle finger
Inspired byRelated to 2011 Full Frontal Mayhew 13
John Bannon Bluff Oracle Aces I Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.
Inspired by
  • "Bluff Oracle" (Simon Aronson, High Caliber, 2013)
Related to
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 50
Unknown The Magic of Marty Kane Introduction to chapter on Marty Kane's Magic.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 161
Marty Kane Three-Peat Deceit Mathematical spelling routine to reveal a selection.
Inspired by
  • Bottom to Top Principle (Colm Mulcahy, Mathematical Card Magic, 2013)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 162
Marty Kane Four Suits, Forsooth! Mathematical four-ace production
Related to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 172
Steve Beam The Lower Forty-Eight four-Ace location, faces of the rest of the deck vanish and reappear on a 48-on-one single card
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 173
Marty Kane Tri-Detector After spelling the characteristics of his card (color, parity, spot or court) during which he can lie or tell the truth, he produces his card.
Variations 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 177
Marty Kane Development Guide to the Reverse Count Principle Summary of ideas related to Martii Siren's improvement to Colm Mulcahy's Bottom to Top Principle
Inspired by
  • "Double Dealing with a Difference" (Martii Sirén, Mathematical Card Magic, 2013)
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 178
Marty Kane Jury Conjury The magician uses the court cards as a jury to identify a foreperson (four of a selected suit) for the jury
Inspired by 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 180
Marty Kane An Odyssey of an Odd Aussie Revelation of a selected card.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 183
Marty Kane Magic Word Play Spelling her choice of magic spells from a list of spells, the spectator locates their selection.
Inspired by
  • Colm Mulcahy's "Odd Location Method" in "Mathematical Card Magic"
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 185
Steve Beam Fingered Audience selects finger through counting procedure. Comedy revelation.
Inspired by 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 186
Pit Hartling The Core named card remains after reverse-faro procedure until single card remains
Related toAlso published here 2016 In Order to Amaze 60
David Solomon Reverse Count Lie-Speller
Inspired by 2018 Solomon's Secrets 135
Marty Kane A Stretch of Time long spread between hands, using a watch
Inspired by 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 36
Marty Kane Knavel Operation
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 72
Marty Kane, Michael Powers, Colm Mulcahy, Chris Wilcox BTTP Revisited
  • The Bottom to Top Principle" (Colm Mulcahy)
  • Three-Peat Deceit by Marty Kane (spectator spells name of card three times, then it is on top)
  • Try This (three spectators simultaneously)
  • Telephone/Radio Version
  • Last Minute Addition (restoring original order)
Inspired by
  • "Bottom to Top Principle" (Colm Mulcahy, Mathematical Card Magic)
2019 Tesseract 237
Marty Kane Trickle-Down Theory card apparently flutters from the top to the bottom of a face-down fan
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 197
Marty Kane Ascend-Sation! dealing and spelling to end up at selection, over phone
Inspired by
  • Martti Siren's "Off-Center Bottom to Top Principle" in Colm Malucahy's "Mathematical Card Tricks"
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 207
Marty Kane Chemistery tantalizer deal from cut packet to find card, prediction
Related to
  • Temple C. Patton's "Cardiograph" in "Card Tricks Anyone Can Do" 1968
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 209