the "deoace" trick \n four aces are placed on four twos on table so that suits match, ace with same suit as selection transforms into selection \n edward victor \n the "lost ace" trick \n jack avis \n the deoace trick revisited \n paul swinford \n latest deoace tricks \n edward marlo
1937
magic of the hands
Edward Victor

The "DeoAce" Trick

Variations

1937

Magic of the Hands

29



further than that \n production of selection, royal flush, and other stuff \n stewart james \n further than that \n j. w. sarles \n taking further than that too far \n jon racherbaumer \n stewart james \n even further \n paul swinford \n a novelty spelling mystery \n william larsen \n t. page wright \n the gypsy foretells further than farther \n cushing strout \n further than that and the lie detector \n cushing strout \n further than that \n stewart james \n as far as you want to go \n cushing strout
1941
the jinx 101151
Stewart James

Further Than That

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1941

The Jinx 101151
(Issue 134)

765



sack's spotted sorcery \n three phase routine with dice, pips on dice change \n dr. theodore sack \n letter on tricks from the phoenix \n ernest heldman \n sack's spotted sorcery \n dr. theodore sack \n sack's punktehexerei \n dr. theodore sack \n sack/judah dice \n stewart judah \n paul swinford
1948
the phoenix 151200
Dr. Theodore Sack

Sack's Spotted Sorcery

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1948

The Phoenix 151200
(Issue 152)

615



berland's vanishing bill \n bill folded to simulate two bills \n samuel berland \n the berlandgardnerjudahswinfordyork vanishing bill trick \n paul swinford
1949
over the coffee cups
Samuel Berland

Berland's Vanishing Bill

Variations

1949

Over the Coffee Cups

5



bluff ace assembly \n \n edward marlo \n bluff ace assembly \n edward marlo \n advanced ace assembly \n paul swinford \n edward marlo \n bluff ace assembly \n steve draun \n bluffbluff assembly \n edward marlo \n bluff ace assembly \n edward marlo \n bluff poker \n john cornelius \n k.b.v. aces \n edward marlo \n bluff ace assembly \n edward marlo \n surprise bluff aces \n allan ackerman \n marloeske \n roy johnson
1955
ireland's yearbooks
Edward Marlo

Bluff Ace Assembly

VariationsAlso published here

1955

Ireland's Yearbooks
(Issue Yearbook 1955)

43



seven card monte \n card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer \n dai vernon \n mac macdonald \n thoughts on vernon's seven card monte \n paul swinford \n seven card monte redux \n edward marlo \n sevencardmonte \n alexander de cova \n dai vernon \n five card monte \n harry riser
1957
the dai vernon book of magic
Dai Vernon, Mac MacDonald

Seven Card Monte

Related toVariations

1957

The Dai Vernon Book of Magic

88



automatic placement \n with several applications following \n edward marlo \n automatic placement \n edward marlo \n the automatic joker \n paul swinford
1958
faro notes
Edward Marlo

Automatic Placement

Related toVariations

1958

Faro Notes

47



four of a kind \n magician and spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be four of a kind \n dai vernon \n aces wild \n ron johnson \n harry lorayne \n four of a mind \n paul swinford
1959
inner secrets of card magic
Dai Vernon

Four of a kind

Related to

1959

Inner Secrets of Card Magic

19



foreword \n \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Foreword

1968

Faro Fantasy

7



improbable coincidence... \n \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Improbable Coincidence...

1968

Faro Fantasy

11



transmigration \n \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Transmigration

1968

Faro Fantasy

13



positions across \n two halves from different decks \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Positions Across

1968

Faro Fantasy

14



the joker is wild \n not really tossed..., two selections \n paul swinford \n the automatic joker \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Joker is Wild

Variations

1968

Faro Fantasy

16



the seekers \n \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Seekers

1968

Faro Fantasy

19



switcharound \n \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Switcharound

1968

Faro Fantasy

23



alpha and omega \n faro thing, odd backed climax \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Alpha and Omega

1968

Faro Fantasy

27



duospell \n two thoughtof cards, sixteen card setup \n paul swinford \n duo spell \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

DuoSpell

Related to

1968

Faro Fantasy

30



psychedelic \n packet cut off, values added, matrix layout, new deck order \n paul swinford \n marlo's psychedelic \n edward marlo
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Psychedelic

Variations

1968

Faro Fantasy

33



opus thirteen \n gilbreath principle & faro shuffle, new deck order \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Opus Thirteen

1968

Faro Fantasy

37



fantasia \n number of red/black cards drawn by spectator are predicted, new deck order \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Fantasia

1968

Faro Fantasy

40



the double whammy \n two cards, cccc (= color coded control cards) \n paul swinford \n the double brotherly whammy \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Double Whammy

Related to

1968

Faro Fantasy

43



impossibility \n 32 cards, cccc \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Impossibility

1968

Faro Fantasy

48



birthday magic \n card at dateposition is found, cccc \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Birthday Magic

1968

Faro Fantasy

55



elimination \n py process of elimination, successive dividing deck in half, cccc \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Elimination

1968

Faro Fantasy

57



faro spell \n shuffled deck, but cccc \n paul swinford
1968
faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Faro Spell

1968

Faro Fantasy

59



hidden countdown \n \n dai vernon \n hidden countdown \n paul swinford
1968
expert card conjuring
Dai Vernon

Hidden CountDown

Variations

1968

Expert Card Conjuring

48



the cabalistic pair \n not tossed, joker is found between two chosen cards after faro shuffles, cccc \n paul swinford
1968
epilogue
Paul Swinford

The Cabalistic Pair

1968

Epilogue
(Issue 4)

25



duo spell \n two mentally chosen cards spelled out, see p. 206 for references and mention of swinford & cairy's "computer cards"/"cyberdeck" \n paul swinford \n suggestion by roy walton on p. 230 \n transpoker iii \n karl fulves \n duospell \n paul swinford \n duo spell \n paul swinford
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Paul Swinford

Duo Spell

Related toAlso published here

July 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 9)

194



four of a mind \n spectator thinks of a value and removes card of that value from half the deck, performer divines it, repeat, do as i do finale \n paul swinford \n four of a kind \n dai vernon
1969
expert card mysteries
Paul Swinford

Four of a Mind

Related to

1969

Expert Card Mysteries

59



hidden countdown \n using ed marlo's incomplete faro control \n paul swinford \n hidden countdown \n dai vernon
1969
expert card mysteries
Paul Swinford

Hidden Countdown

Inspired by

1969

Expert Card Mysteries

64



faro fantasy \n \n jon racherbaumer \n paul swinford
1969
hierophant
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer)

Faro Fantasy

1969

Hierophant
(Issue 1)

28



"over here, of course!" \n faceup/facedown packet, selection vanishes, reappears face up \n edward marlo \n "where has it gone" (hideo kato, genii, sept. 1969) \n added thoughts on "over here, of course!" \n paul swinford \n countdown disclosures \n edward marlo \n inconclusive climax \n edward marlo \n marlo's secret kato \n edward marlo
1969
hierophant
Edward Marlo

"Over Here, Of Course!"

Inspired by "Where Has It Gone" (Hideo Kato, Genii, Sept. 1969)
Related toVariations

1969

Hierophant
(Issue 2)

63



marlo's psychedelic \n two methods "psychedelic" without stack, see note on page 165 \n edward marlo \n psychedelic \n paul swinford
1969
hierophant
Edward Marlo

Marlo's Psychedelic

Inspired by

1969

Hierophant
(Issue 2)

94



faro fantasy \n brief \n karl fulves \n paul swinford
1969
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Karl Fulves (reviewer)

Faro Fantasy

Feb. 1969

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 4 No. 4)

242



the brain buster card prediction \n duplicates \n paul swinford
1969
the cardiste
Paul Swinford

The Brain Buster Card Prediction

1969

The Cardiste
(Issue 13)

18



one suit mentalism \n ace to king and joker, thought of card is divined \n paul swinford
1969
the cardiste
Paul Swinford

One Suit Mentalism

1969

The Cardiste
(Issue 13)

20



trilemma \n combo with selection and number, 33 cards \n paul swinford \n trilemma \n paul swinford
1969
the cardiste
Paul Swinford

Trilemma

Related to

1969

The Cardiste
(Issue 13)

21



money power \n from twentycard packet, two set of mates are found with spectator, making up fourofakind \n roy walton \n money power \n roy walton \n thoughts on "money power" \n paul swinford \n roy walton \n medvegia \n peter duffie \n mirror power \n peter duffie
1969
the devil's playthings
Roy Walton

Money Power

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1969

The Devil's Playthings

14



three different ways \n presentation of "flipper" in chesbro's tricks you can count on \n paul swinford
1970
epilogue
Paul Swinford

Three Different Ways

1970

Epilogue
(Issue 9)

67



added thoughts on "over here, of course!" \n \n paul swinford \n "over here, of course!" \n edward marlo
1970
hierophant
Paul Swinford

Added Thoughts on "Over Here, of Course!"

Inspired by

1970

Hierophant
(Issue 4)

189



foreword \n \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Foreword

1971

More Faro Fantasy

6



spelling the aces \n faro \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Spelling the Aces

1971

More Faro Fantasy

10



let's pretend \n two phase card location with humorous key card presentation, faro \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Let's Pretend

1971

More Faro Fantasy

11



trilemma \n combo with selection and number, 33 cards \n paul swinford \n trilemma \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Trilemma

Related to

1971

More Faro Fantasy

16



swinford's myth \n 1415 force, faro, new deck order \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Swinford's Myth

1971

More Faro Fantasy

17



quadrivium \n new deck order, faro \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Quadrivium

1971

More Faro Fantasy

19



the stay stack \n information and applications \n paul swinford \n russell "rusduck" duck
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford, Russell "Rusduck" Duck

The Stay Stack

1971

More Faro Fantasy

22



inventory \n instantly naming missing card, stay stack \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Inventory

1971

More Faro Fantasy

25



predicto pair \n prediction of mates at named positions \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Predicto Pair

1971

More Faro Fantasy

27



when brothers meet \n \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

When Brothers Meet

1971

More Faro Fantasy

30



double duper \n spectator and magician turn over a card, mates \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Double Duper

1971

More Faro Fantasy

32



against all odds \n two spectators choose cards, they're mates \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Against all Odds

1971

More Faro Fantasy

34



double brothers \n joker finds mates of two selections \n paul swinford \n the double brotherly whammy \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Double Brothers

Related to

1971

More Faro Fantasy

35



duo chango \n selections change into their own mates \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Duo Chango

1971

More Faro Fantasy

38



the match game \n spectator looses always \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Match Game

1971

More Faro Fantasy

40



pairs foretold \n three mates removed by spectator are predicted \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Pairs Foretold

1971

More Faro Fantasy

42



thought of destruction \n about when it's worth to destroy the stay stack \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Thought of Destruction

1971

More Faro Fantasy

44



gilbreath revisited \n deck cut in three piles, one pile looked over, performer knows number of red and black cards in other piles, handling for gilbreath's "separating one deck with one shuffle" (linking ring, july 1958) \n paul swinford \n norman gilbreath
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford, Norman Gilbreath

Gilbreath Revisited

1971

More Faro Fantasy

44



the double brotherly whammy \n two selections are together, cccc \n paul swinford \n double brothers \n paul swinford \n the double whammy \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Double Brotherly Whammy

Inspired by

1971

More Faro Fantasy

45



presentation of marlo's peek deck \n spectator divines card \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Presentation of Marlo's Peek Deck

1971

More Faro Fantasy

47



the elmsley touch \n \n paul swinford \n late night location \n alex elmsley
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Elmsley Touch

Inspired by

1971

More Faro Fantasy

48



the expanded whammy \n cccc \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Expanded Whammy

1971

More Faro Fantasy

51



oil always floats \n card is shuffled to top via cccc \n paul swinford \n binary translocations \n alex elmsley
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Oil Always Floats

Related to

1971

More Faro Fantasy

54



son of faro spell \n cccc \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Son of Faro Spell

1971

More Faro Fantasy

58



the cabalistic pair \n not tossed, joker is found between two chosen cards after faro shuffles, cccc \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Cabalistic Pair

1971

More Faro Fantasy

59



mindreading cards \n cccc \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Mindreading Cards

1971

More Faro Fantasy

61



the australian calculator \n cccc \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

The Australian Calculator

1971

More Faro Fantasy

61



elmsley revisited \n cccc \n paul swinford \n double control \n alex elmsley
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

Elmsley Revisited

Inspired by

1971

More Faro Fantasy

63



a few final words \n \n paul swinford
1971
more faro fantasy
Paul Swinford

A Few Final Words

1971

More Faro Fantasy

64



thoughts on "money power" \n ten cards eventually match, faros instead of reverse faros, see roy walton's "money power" \n paul swinford \n roy walton \n money power \n roy walton
1971
hierophant
Paul Swinford, Roy Walton

Thoughts on "Money Power"

Inspired by

1971

Hierophant
(Issue 56)

278



pirouette \n flourish for ring and rope routine, see also p. 521 for j. g. thompson jr. comment \n paul swinford
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Paul Swinford

Pirouette

Sep. 1971

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 11)

444



serpentine thoughts \n silk that ties itself, reel \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Serpentine Thoughts

1971

Lecture Notes

1



dice routine \n no details, just references \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Dice Routine

1971

Lecture Notes

1



a chop cup routine \n with small opaque glass as part of routine \n paul swinford \n the ron fredrick chop cup routine \n ron fredrick
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

A Chop Cup Routine

Related to

1971

Lecture Notes

1



chinatown finale \n china coin wrapped in chinese silk and put into glass, transposes with silver coin in white silk in second glass \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Chinatown Finale

1971

Lecture Notes

2



royal flush ministack \n fifteencard packet shuffled via reversefaros and cutting, then royal flush dealt \n paul swinford \n the constant stack \n alex elmsley
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Royal Flush MiniStack

Related to

1971

Lecture Notes

3



time on my hands \n twelve chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, five color coded control cards (cccc), clock layout, a chosen number is eventually revealed \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Time on my Hands

1971

Lecture Notes

3



poker chip chicarnery \n eight chips with numbers on one side and letters on other side, three counting and spelling tricks with them
 spellanumber
 the widsnorf mystery
 the challenge of iros \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Poker Chip Chicarnery

1971

Lecture Notes

4



thoughts on vernon's seven card monte \n card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of the deck, double facer \n paul swinford \n seven card monte \n dai vernon \n mac macdonald
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Thoughts on Vernon's Seven Card Monte

Inspired by

1971

Lecture Notes

5



the automatic joker \n two cards chosen via automatic placement procedure found on either side of joker, faro \n paul swinford \n automatic placement \n edward marlo \n the joker is wild \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

The Automatic Joker

Inspired by

1971

Lecture Notes

6



color changing knife routine \n \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Color Changing Knife Routine

1971

Lecture Notes

7



thoughts on the elevator \n \n paul swinford
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

Thoughts on the Elevator

1971

Lecture Notes

9



the berlandgardnerjudahswinfordyork vanishing bill trick \n bill folded to simulate two bills \n paul swinford \n berland's vanishing bill \n samuel berland \n scarne's magic tricks, p. 73
1971
lecture notes
Paul Swinford

The BerlandGardnerJudahSwinfordYork Vanishing Bill Trick

Inspired byRelated to Scarne's Magic Tricks, p. 73

1971

Lecture Notes

10



thought on the elevator \n \n paul swinford
1972
card cavalcade
Paul Swinford

Thought on the Elevator

1972

Card Cavalcade

10



fiftyfifty aces \n either assembly or elevator routine depending on which aces spectator chooses (jukebox) \n paul swinford \n equivocal acidjazz aces \n justin higham
1974
card cavalcade ii
Paul Swinford

FiftyFifty Aces

Related to

1974

Card Cavalcade II

61



simplified ace assembly \n \n paul swinford \n j. stewart smith
1974
card cavalcade ii
Paul Swinford, J. Stewart Smith

Simplified Ace Assembly

1974

Card Cavalcade II

65



advanced ace assembly \n \n paul swinford \n edward marlo \n bluff ace assembly \n edward marlo
1974
card cavalcade ii
Paul Swinford, Edward Marlo

Advanced Ace Assembly

Inspired by

1974

Card Cavalcade II

67



simplified elevator aces \n \n paul swinford
1974
card cavalcade ii
Paul Swinford

Simplified Elevator Aces

1974

Card Cavalcade II

73



advanced elevator aces \n \n paul swinford
1974
card cavalcade ii
Paul Swinford

Advanced Elevator Aces

1974

Card Cavalcade II

75



flip over undercut \n useful as a triumph cleanup \n paul swinford \n flip over undercut \n paul swinford \n flipover undercut \n paul swinford
1974
card cavalcade ii
Paul Swinford

Flip Over Undercut

Also published here

1974

Card Cavalcade II

209



babel \n sarles, uri geller, magigram, paul swinford, kreskin poke on john scarne \n karl fulves
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Karl Fulves

Babel

Mar. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 5)

714



dropoff switch \n partial \n paul swinford
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Paul Swinford

DropOff Switch

Autumn 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 10th Folio (Part One))

798



octo \n octahedral die with symbols, chosen symbol divined \n paul swinford \n chapter one of "the second scientific american book of mathematical puzzles & diversion" (martin gardner) \n the moon die mystery \n bob hummer
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Paul Swinford

Octo

Inspired by

Oct. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 12)

809



flipover undercut \n braue reversal application, bringing top card to bottom \n paul swinford \n flip over undercut \n paul swinford
1974
super dupes
Paul Swinford

Flipover Undercut

Also published here

1974

Super Dupes

26



every which way \n a minitriumph with nine cards, “essentially a packet version of (see reference)” \n jerry k. hartman \n “the jabberwock at the card table” (bill zavis, the gen, november 1965) \n “every which way – another way” (jerry k. hartman, card devilry, 2017, p. 7) \n every which way \n paul swinford \n william zavis \n mike rogers
1974
super dupes
Jerry K. Hartman

Every Which Way

Related to “The Jabberwock at the Card Table” (Bill Zavis, The Gen, November 1965)
Variations

1974

Super Dupes

27



four pile triumph \n \n paul swinford
1975
card cavalcade 3
Paul Swinford

Four Pile Triumph

1975

Card Cavalcade 3

103



zenith triumph \n \n paul swinford
1975
card cavalcade 3
Paul Swinford

Zenith Triumph

1975

Card Cavalcade 3

106



triumph f.m.o. \n \n paul swinford \n two triumphs \n gordon bruce
1975
card cavalcade 3
Paul Swinford

Triumph F.M.O.

Variations

1975

Card Cavalcade 3

110



duo control \n two card control \n paul swinford \n duo control variant \n paul swinford
1975
card cavalcade 3
Paul Swinford

Duo Control

Variations

1975

Card Cavalcade 3

111



sixcard stunner \n prediction on blank card matches free choice of six \n stewart judah \n "precardiction" (aldini, marketed by joe berg) \n the swinford version \n paul swinford
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Stewart Judah

SixCard Stunner

Inspired by "PreCardiction" (Aldini, marketed by Joe Berg)
Variations

Winter 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))

844



the swinford version \n prediction on blank card matches free choice of six \n paul swinford \n sixcard stunner \n stewart judah
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Paul Swinford

The Swinford Version

Inspired by

Winter 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))

845



sack/judah dice \n \n stewart judah \n paul swinford \n sack's spotted sorcery \n dr. theodore sack
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Stewart Judah, Paul Swinford

Sack/Judah Dice

Inspired by

Winter 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))

847



babel \n death of j. g. thompson, jr, randi, paul swinford \n karl fulves \n zero gee \n karl fulves
1975
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Karl Fulves

Babel

Related to

July 1975

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 9)

978



one card up \n double cut for bottom to top, erdnase break, swing cut to break \n paul swinford \n one card up \n paul swinford
1975
new and novel knowledge
Paul Swinford

One Card Up

Also published here

1975

New and Novel Knowledge

38



a/rainbow \n small packet then deck change back color \n roy walton \n paul swinford
1976
epilogue
Roy Walton, Paul Swinford

A/Rainbow

1976

Epilogue
(Issue Special No 4)

288



paul swinford lecture notes \n \n al smith \n paul swinford
1976
pabular
Al Smith (reviewer)

Paul Swinford Lecture Notes

Dec. 1976

Pabular
(Vol. 3 No. 4)

343



every which way \n mini packet triumph (nine cards), three methods \n paul swinford \n william zavis \n mike rogers \n every which way \n jerry k. hartman
1978
loose ends
Paul Swinford, William Zavis, Mike Rogers

Every Which Way

Inspired by

1978

Loose Ends

75



hickock rides again \n with dead man's hand presentation, faro \n paul swinford
1979
card cavalcade finale
Paul Swinford

Hickock Rides Again

1979

Card Cavalcade Finale

10



numeric disclosure \n spectator cuts off packet and counts it, it is shuffled but not squared in rest, riffle shuffle control, then selection is at earlier number \n paul swinford
1979
riffle shuffle control
Paul Swinford

Numeric Disclosure

1979

Riffle Shuffle Control

10



swinford's lecture notes \n \n karl fulves \n paul swinford
1979
interlocutor
Karl Fulves (reviewer)

Swinford's Lecture Notes

1979

Interlocutor
(Issue 28)

109



the princess trick revisited \n using two spectators, double index cards \n paul swinford
1980
arcane
Paul Swinford

The Princess Trick Revisited

1980

Arcane
(Issue 2)

12



magnetic coincidence \n selection by spectator and performer are found next to each other by stop procedure, marked and half forcing deck, gilbreath \n paul swinford
1980
arcane
Paul Swinford

Magnetic Coincidence

1980

Arcane
(Issue 2)

15



1003rd aces \n \n paul swinford \n alex elmsley
1980
arcane
Paul Swinford, Alex Elmsley

1003rd Aces

1980

Arcane
(Issue 2)

15



upjog addition and switch \n \n paul swinford
1980
arcane
Paul Swinford

Upjog Addition and Switch

1980

Arcane
(Issue 2)

16



silver and gold \n various parity effects (six routines) inspired by bob hummer's work with numbered chips and small metal cups \n paul swinford \n bob hummer
1980
arcane
Paul Swinford, Bob Hummer

Silver and Gold

1980

Arcane
(Issue 2)

17



the moon die mystery \n number from one to six is thought of, three sides of a die are shown to spectator and he is asked if he sees his number, repeated three times and number is divined, without performer ever looking at the dice \n bob hummer \n the moon die mystery \n bob hummer \n devil's die \n jack yates \n colorvision plus math \n karl fulves \n octo \n paul swinford \n mental die \n bob hummer
1980
bob hummer's collected secrets
Bob Hummer

The Moon Die Mystery

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1980

Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets

15



letters \n \n tom craven \n mel stover \n raymond hafler \n h. r. benfer \n roysce smith \n gerald byrne \n c. r. tracy \n john cornelius \n paul swinford
1981
interlocutor
Tom Craven, Mel Stover, Raymond Hafler, H. R. Benfer, Roysce Smith, Gerald Byrne, C. R. Tracy, John Cornelius, Paul Swinford

Letters

1981

Interlocutor
(Issue 46)

182



the ron fredrick chop cup routine \n with small opaque glass as part of routine \n ron fredrick \n a chop cup routine \n paul swinford
1982
the professional routines of ron fredrick
Ron Fredrick

The Ron Fredrick Chop Cup Routine

Related to

1982

The Professional Routines of Ron Fredrick

35



duo spell \n no. 84, two mentally chosen cards spelled out \n paul swinford \n duo spell \n paul swinford
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Paul Swinford

Duo Spell

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

126



one card up \n double cut for bottom to top, erdnase break, swing cut to break, better description \n paul swinford \n one card up \n paul swinford
1985
the card manuscript
Paul Swinford

One Card Up

Also published here

Sep. 1985

The Card Manuscript
(Issue 1)

4



two color transpo \n card on face of deck transposes with tabled oddbacked card
 a la erdnase (using a different color change) \n paul swinford
1985
the card manuscript
Paul Swinford

Two Color Transpo

Nov. 1985

The Card Manuscript
(Issue 2)

11



transpoker iii \n reverse faro method \n karl fulves \n transpoker \n karl fulves \n duo spell \n paul swinford
1986
the return trip
Karl Fulves

Transpoker III

Inspired byRelated to

1986

The Return Trip

18



introduction \n \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Introduction

1986

The Cyberdeck

vii



the binary system \n historical information and punch card sorting applications
 sorting 32 punch cards in numerical order
 divining selected number
 solving logic problem \n martin gardner \n scientific american, dec. 1960 \n gardner adenda \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Martin Gardner

The Binary System

VariationsAlso published here Scientific American, Dec. 1960

1986

The Cyberdeck

1



the cyberdeck \n credit information, computer cards precursor, handling with sorting rod
 historical data
 design of the deck
 handling and operating the deck \n paul swinford \n "the computer cards" & "three mysteries with the computer cards" (paul swinford & clyde cairy, marketed item 1966)
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

The Cyberdeck

Related to "The Computer Cards" & "Three Mysteries with the Computer Cards" (Paul Swinford & Clyde Cairy, marketed item 1966)

1986

The Cyberdeck

9



separating the suits \n with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Separating the Suits

1986

The Cyberdeck

15



finding the card \n named card is left over after sorting procedure with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Finding the Card

1986

The Cyberdeck

16



four of a kind \n locating any fourofakind with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Four of a Kind

1986

The Cyberdeck

17



let's play poker \n locating any type of poker hand with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Let's Play Poker

1986

The Cyberdeck

17



poker spectacular \n poker deal with cyberdeck which is stacked with sorting rod, incorporates gag cards fourteen and fifteen of spades \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Poker Spectacular

1986

The Cyberdeck

17



binary bafflers \n following material from "three mysteries with the computer cards", using ace through fifteen (!) of spades plus joker \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Binary Bafflers

1986

The Cyberdeck

19



four impressions \n one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("is your card among those?"), magic age cards \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Four Impressions

1986

The Cyberdeck

19



the discerning joker \n one of sixteen cards thought of, packet extracted with sorting rod several times ("is your card among those?"), magic age cards, selection ends up on top and joker at position of selection's value, binarial transposition \n paul swinford \n mathematics and mentalism \n alex elmsley
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

The Discerning Joker

Related to

1986

The Cyberdeck

20



transmigration \n sixteen cards sorted with sorting rod, two people remember one of the cards, their positions transpose after a few sortings, binarial transposition \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Transmigration

1986

The Cyberdeck

21



impossibility \n one of sixteen cards thought of, ends up at a chosen position after a few sortings with sorting rod \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Impossibility

1986

The Cyberdeck

24



tapathought \n one of six cards thought of, value spelled to find it \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

TapaThought

1986

The Cyberdeck

25



identity crises \n two cards selected and put reversed in deck, deck sorted with sorting rod, selections occupy each other's position, "reflected symmetry", with variation \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Identity Crises

1986

The Cyberdeck

26



spellout \n deck sorted with sorting rod, all fourofakinds together, spelling through deck with every value \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Spellout

1986

The Cyberdeck

28



on mathematical magic tricks \n \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

On Mathematical Magic Tricks

1986

The Cyberdeck

30



gardner adenda \n comments on martin gardner's article
 a problem solved
 a message retold \n paul swinford \n the binary system \n martin gardner
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Gardner Adenda

Inspired by

1986

The Cyberdeck

31



miscellania \n more on cyberdeck handling
 care and feeding
 concluding obervations \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Miscellania

1986

The Cyberdeck

33



selected references \n \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

Selected References

1986

The Cyberdeck

35



about the author \n \n paul swinford
1986
the cyberdeck
Paul Swinford

About the Author

1986

The Cyberdeck

36



the deoace trick revisited \n four aces are placed on four twos on table so that suits match, ace with same suit as selection transforms into selection \n paul swinford \n the "deoace" trick \n edward victor \n the deoace trick updated \n edward marlo
1986
the card manuscript
Paul Swinford

The DeoAce Trick Revisited

Inspired byVariations

May 1986

The Card Manuscript
(Issue 5)

44



the finger print card trick revisited \n \n justin higham \n "the finger print card trick" (paul swinford, the linking ring, vol. 54 no. 10) \n "the thumb print card trick" (ed marlo, the linking ring, vol. 55 no. 2)
1986
the card manuscript
Justin Higham

The Finger Print Card Trick Revisited

Inspired by "The Finger Print Card Trick" (Paul Swinford, The Linking Ring, Vol. 54 No. 10)
 "The Thumb Print Card Trick" (Ed Marlo, The Linking Ring, Vol. 55 No. 2)

July 1986

The Card Manuscript
(Issue 6)

49



the deoace trick updated \n four aces are placed on four twos on table so that suits match, ace with same suit as selection transforms into selection, two methods \n edward marlo \n the deoace trick revisited \n paul swinford \n another deoace trick \n justin higham \n miodeo \n jerry k. hartman
1986
inside out
Edward Marlo

The DeoAce Trick Updated

Inspired byVariations

Nov. 1986

Inside Out
(Issue 1)

2



cyberdeck \n \n jeff busby \n paul swinford
1987
epoptica
Jeff Busby (reviewer)

Cyberdeck

Mar. 1987

Epoptica
(Issue 8)

457



mathematics and mentalism \n clever presentation comparing mathematical methods with real mindreading, reverse faro \n alex elmsley \n transmigration \n gene finnell \n the discerning joker \n paul swinford \n figures versus prefiguration \n jon racherbaumer \n the nobo lie detector \n justin higham \n kevin baker \n unlikely triumvirate \n unknown
1991
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 1
Alex Elmsley

Mathematics and Mentalism

Related toVariations

1991

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1

378



stay stack finale \n one card is mated after faro shuffle, then two cards \n paul swinford
1993
card file
Paul Swinford

Stay Stack Finale

1993

Card File

12



p.s. card to wallet \n two selections, one in wallet as gag jumbo card prediction, other one found in envelope in wallet \n paul swinford
1993
card file
Paul Swinford

P.S. Card to Wallet

1993

Card File

124



duo control variant \n two card control \n paul swinford \n duo control \n paul swinford
1993
card file
Paul Swinford

Duo Control Variant

Inspired by

1993

Card File

128



the constant stack \n \n alex elmsley \n the cross shuffle slowmotion deal \n lin searles \n royal flush ministack \n paul swinford \n game of chance \n pit hartling
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

The Constant Stack

Related to

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

309



binary translocations \n  1) to bring top card to any position with faros
 2) to bring card to top with 2^x cards
 3) variation of 2) \n alex elmsley \n faro as a control \n edward marlo \n oil always floats \n paul swinford \n any card, any number  the first system \n murray bonfeld \n the core \n pit hartling \n a.c.a.a.n. teórico \n pepe lirrojo
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Binary Translocations

Related toVariations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

311



double control \n transposing top card with selection at certain position with faro shuffles \n alex elmsley \n elmsley revisited \n paul swinford
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Double Control

Related to

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

312



late night location \n stay stack with duplicates \n alex elmsley \n the elmsley touch \n paul swinford \n latenight arising \n jon racherbaumer \n niberco \n sudden sandwich \n jon racherbaumer \n spell found \n doug canning \n another latenight session \n bob king \n hide and seek \n michael powers
1994
the collected works of alex elmsley — volume 2
Alex Elmsley

Late Night Location

Related toVariations

1994

The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2

372



even further \n \n paul swinford \n further than that \n stewart james
1994
rigmarole
Paul Swinford

Even Further

Inspired by

1994

Rigmarole
(Issue 10)

112



royal flush ministack \n small packet & antifaros \n paul swinford
1995
apocalypse vol. 1620
Paul Swinford

Royal Flush MiniStack

Mar. 1995

Apocalypse Vol. 1620
(Vol. 18 No. 3)

2476



tom hubbard's version \n variation of "weight guess", also with cards face up, but no initial counting \n tom hubbard \n weight guess \n nick trost \n paul swinford's routine \n paul swinford
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Tom Hubbard

Tom Hubbard's Version

Inspired byVariations

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

34



matched picture cards \n \n nick trost \n stewart judah \n matched picture cards \n nick trost \n stewart judah \n norman houghton's first version \n norman houghton \n norman houghton's second version \n norman houghton \n tom hubbard's version \n tom hubbard \n al smith's version \n al smith \n al smith's version \n al smith \n paul swinford's routine \n paul swinford
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah

Matched Picture Cards

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

49



paul swinford's routine \n combination of original and tom hubbard's "matched picture cards" \n paul swinford \n tom hubbard's version \n tom hubbard \n matched picture cards \n nick trost \n stewart judah
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Paul Swinford

Paul Swinford's Routine

Inspired by

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

56



half and half \n two cards are cut in half, follow the leader type of effect \n stewart judah \n paul swinford \n "miracle mates" (bob bell, marketed by mickey hades, 1963)
1997
the card magic of nick trost
Stewart Judah, Paul Swinford

Half and Half

Inspired by "Miracle Mates" (Bob Bell, marketed by Mickey Hades, 1963)

1997

The Card Magic of Nick Trost

208



without a prayer \n routine for hindu prayer chain \n paul swinford
1997
trephine
Paul Swinford

Without a Prayer

1997

Trephine

124



two triumphs \n  first version
 second version \n gordon bruce \n triumph f.m.o. \n paul swinford
1998
five times five — scotland
Gordon Bruce

Two Triumphs

Inspired by

1998

Five Times Five — Scotland

11



flip over undercut \n \n paul swinford \n flip over undercut \n paul swinford
2000
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 3
Paul Swinford

Flip Over Undercut

Also published here

2000

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 3

129



judah's undue goano revisited \n three phases
 stay stack version \n paul swinford \n "the s. j. mutus dedit trick" (stewart judah, linking ring, feb. 1964)
2000
card file two
Paul Swinford

Judah's Undue Goano Revisited

Inspired by "The S. J. Mutus Dedit Trick" (Stewart Judah, Linking Ring, Feb. 1964)

2000

Card File Two

33



bits and pieces \n card torn up in pieces and they're laid out, number from one to eight named, and counted to, index corners found, koran's binary newspaper \n paul swinford \n intuition test \n ryan schlutz
2004
lecture notes — the second super session
Paul Swinford

Bits and Pieces

Variations

2004

Lecture Notes — The Second Super Session

25



flip over undercut \n \n paul swinford \n flip over undercut \n paul swinford
2007
the magician's ltd cookbook
Paul Swinford

Flip Over Undercut

Related to

2007

The Magician's Ltd Cookbook

55



equivocal acidjazz aces \n \n justin higham \n fiftyfifty aces \n paul swinford \n illogical acidjazz aces \n justin higham
2007
the illogical dribble force
Justin Higham

Equivocal AcidJazz Aces

Inspired byRelated to

2007

The Illogical Dribble Force

20



intuition test \n card suit, card value, number and coin toss written on business card, torn up in sixteen pieces, number counted to from both ends of stack, it leads to pieces with card suit and value which the spectator also cut to, with variations without cards \n ryan schlutz \n bits and pieces \n paul swinford
2020
false anchors — volume four
Ryan Schlutz

Intuition Test

Inspired by

2020

False Anchors — Volume Four

23


