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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Sam Leo Horowitz The Mystery of the Penthouse four distributed Jacks come together with one cut
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 145
Theodore Annemann A Mental Headache card counting, two columns suit and value

Variations 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 18
Wilbur T. Kattner Axis Cut three rings linked, one is allowed to be cut to free all
Related to 1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 39) 162
Russell "Rusduck" Duck 32 selection process with square layout
Variations 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 109) 439
John A. M. Howie + or - ? using two four of a kinds, transformation kicker
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 611
Audley Walsh, Ken Allen, Gerald R. Blount, Leslie Spiewak, Mike Millet, Ken Beale Given Goblet chosen / poisoned glass is found, several methods
Related to 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 215) 858
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Senator Crandall, Gerald Kosky, Jacob Daley, Ken Beale
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 219) 877
Oscar Weigle Poison Trick chosen / poisoned glass is found, see also p. 849
Related toVariations 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 211) 845
Ken Beale, Frank Garcia Wormy Gags! gags with a plastic worm
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 854
Hen Fetsch Perfume Presto! chosen / poisoned glass is found
Related to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 236) 943
Ken Beale, Russell "Rusduck" Duck, Marvin Johnson 32 Deal Duplicated selection process with square layout, combination of Ken Beale's "Square Deal" (Ibidem #23) and Rusduck
Inspired by 1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 126
Karl Fulves Aces To Win packet trick with gambling presentation
Related to 1971 The Book of Numbers 20
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces Aces turn over one by one between two Jokers, change to Kings
Related toVariations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 114
Ken Beale Triple ESP Prediction involving counting in ESP deck
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 40
Harry Lorayne Harry Lorayne Variation of previous item: Ken Beale's Triple ESP Prediction
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 42
Ken Beale Ring Sation two rings on string, one comes off, originally published by Lou Tannen, with variation:
  • The Hard Way
see also p. 565 for background information, see p. 608 for comment by Paul Brian
Related to Oct. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 563
Ken Beale Put Back Variation partial, for Ace Assembly
Related to 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 109
Karl Fulves, Ken Beale Etcetera anonymous letter about what kind of card magic should be published and commentary by Fulves, see p. 1036 for real author (Beale)
May 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 7) 624
Ken Beale Color Confused monte effect from top of deck in which cards keep transforming
Inspired by
  • effect in Ibidem #26
1973 Epilogue (Issue 17) 153
Ken Beale Poker down under deal packet trick with poker theme
  • Canberra Poker
  • New South Wales
Related to
  • "Gravatt's Four Ace Trick" (Glenn Gravatt, Genii, Feb. 1958)
  • "Australian Poker" (Tom Ransom, Ibidem #14)
  • Aces To Win (Karl Fulves, 1971)
Sep. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 655
Ken Beale For A Transposition
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 110
Bascom Jones The Mystic Word on I.B.M and S.A.M convention, Jeff Busby, Ken Beale, Senator Crandall
1974 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 109) 544
Ken Beale Odd/Even Bet play on words
Jan. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 701
Karl Fulves Covered Slip Cut for riffle force, possible with stranger card
Related to 1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 4
Ken Beale Some Late Notes notes on variations of the Ascanio Spread in print
1976 The Ascanio Spread 35
Ken Beale Apartheid II 3&3
Related to
  • "Apartheid" (Ibidem)
1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 291
Karl Fulves (reviewer) The Films Of Boris Karloff by Ken Beale (written by Richard Bojarski) 1977 Interlocutor (Issue 15) 56
Jerry K. Hartman Flatfoot, Floozie and the Boy-Boy Hotel Mystery
Inspired by 1978 Loose Ends 61
Ken Beale Take Five with credit information
layout on table
  • Ken Beale's "Take Five"
  • Wiseguy Presentation
  • A Ten-Card Problem
  • Note By Karl Fulves
Variations 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 10) 1155
Karl Fulves The Parallel Principle clocking with deck split into two packets
Related to 1979 The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 30
Ken Beale From Ken Beale covered slip cut, Parallel Principle
Related to 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 32) 125
Ken Beale Interlock Sandwich Switch
1980 Interlock 49
Ken Beale Interlock Steal
1980 Interlock 50
Ken Beale Stealing the First Card
1980 Interlock 53
Ken Beale Steal of a Chosen Card
1980 Interlock 54
Ken Beale The Interlock Switch three Jacks on top and dealing for three
1980 Interlock 42
Ken Beale Interlock Steal Variation
1980 Interlock 55
Ken Beale Diabolical Deal spectator chooses hand and draws as many as he like, still loses
1980 Arcane (Issue 1) 5
Ken Beale Drop Out Stud Poker Stacks set-ups for stud poker:
  • For Three Hands
  • For Four Hands
  • For Five Hands
  • For Six Hands
1980 Arcane (Issue 1) 6
Ken Beale Two Stock Shuffles For Two Pair
For One Pair
1980 Arcane (Issue 1) 8
Ken Beale Switch For A 4-Ace Trick
1980 Interlock 45
Ken Beale Alternate Procedure For Picking Up Break for card switch using Inerlock
1980 Interlock 48
Ken Beale, Ralph W. Hull Positive & Negative Cards using two four of a kinds, transformation kicker
Related to 1980 Interlock 46
Ken Beale A Quick Getaway No. 61, rubber band penetrates pencil held by spectator, with business card
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 74
Ken Beale Half a Headache card removed from half the deck is divined, then with other half, cards laid out on table in pattern that does card counting, also suit, parallel principle, reprinted from Ibidem
Inspired byRelated to 1982 Card Counting 27
Ken Beale A Clock Trick rotating stack application, card in clock layout chosen by value of card chosen from rest
Variations 1982 Card Counting 31
Ken Beale The Ken Beale Display showing apparently all 4 sides of two blank cards while hiding one surface
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 16) 153
Ken Beale Adverse Condition Aces aces are really laid out without switch in beginning
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 291
Ken Beale K.B. False Cut Number One double cut substitute to table
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 291
Ken Beale K.B. False Cut Number Two double cut substitute to table
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 291
Dr. Jacob Daley, Ken Beale Daley Switch Variation away from the pack with secret unloading onto tabled deck
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 291
Karl Fulves On Ken Beale
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 48) 204
Ken Beale Double Cut Substitute
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 108
Dai Vernon What's-the-Value Solitaire
Related to 1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 215
Roy Johnson Suparings routine with two plastic rings and rope, six phase routine
Inspired by
  • "Ring Sation" (Ken Beale)
Also published here
  • marketed manuscript
Jan. 1991 Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 1) 31
Ken Beale The V Force "Three Impromptus"
bottom card of top half is transferred to bottom half with bottom placement angle jog as it is placed offset on it
1995 Underworld (Issue 1) 9
Ken Beale Offset Ambition "Three Impromptus"
1995 Underworld (Issue 1) 9
Ken Beale Set Off Trap "Three Impromptus"
sandwiched card on table, card chosen, sandwich cut in deck side-jogged, sandwiched card turns out to be later selection
1995 Underworld (Issue 1) 10
Ken Beale Double Cut Substitute
1995 Cardshark 133
Ken Beale Sandwich Switch
1996 Miracles with Cards 126
Nick Trost, Ken Beale Ten-Card Poker Deal - Trost Routine Three phases, second phase is Ken Beale's idea
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 109
Ken Beale Fusion Aces two cards change into Aces between two spot cards, then the spot cards change into Aces themselves
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1998 Underworld (Issue 7) 85
Ken Beale, Karl Fulves Fusion II two cards change into Aces between two spot cards, then the spot cards change into Aces themselves
Inspired byVariations 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 185
Karl Fulves Cold Fusion two cards change into Aces between two spot cards, then the spot cards change into Aces themselves
Inspired by 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 187
Karl Fulves Informant further comments and credit information on the referenced items, Vernon's Joker Monte
Related to 1998 The Fine Print (Issue 7) 194
Ken Beale, Darwin Ortiz Double Cut Handling hands and table
1998 Down Under Deals 42
Ken Beale, Darwin Ortiz Double Cut Handling hands and table
2001 Jiggery Pokery 8
Karl Fulves, Ken Beale Ten-Hour Day card chosen in clock-layout with mathematical method, second card removed from rest of deck, both cards are divined
Inspired by 2005 Card Counting (2005 edition) 40
Ken Beale Even or Odd five heaps, bet that there are more piles with even number of cards than odd
2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 432
Ken Beale The Beale Deal
  • Equivoque
  • Variation 1-3
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 36
Jerry K. Hartman Tete a Tete
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Tete a Tete" (Card Craft, 1991)
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 76