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Unknown To allow a Person to think of a Card, and to make that Card appear at such Number in the Pack as Another Person shall Name card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with that number, with variation
Related to Modern Magic 52
Unknown The Queens digging for Diamonds hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here Tricks with Cards 82
Unknown Red, White and Blue one silk becomes three
Related to More Magic 220
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rod
Related to More Magic 395
Charles Lang Neil The Art of Paper Folding trouble wit, 18 pages, photographs of Ellis Stanyon
The Modern Conjurer 351
Ellis Stanyon The Climbing Ring on wand
Related to Later Magic 118
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, Ellis Stanyon Various Methods of Colour-Changing
  • The Conradi Tube
  • Sundry Appliances for Colour-Changing
Related to Later Magic 242
Ching Ling Foo, Ellis Stanyon The Chinese Paper-Tearing Trick with thread or paper
  • The Original Form of the Trick
  • Various Methods of Performing it
  • Ellis Stanyon's Method
Later Magic 473
Carl Willmann Ellis Stanyon
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 49
Ellis Stanyon Das bezauberte Papier torn and restored piece of paper, corner torn off at the start matches, with sucker element
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 102
Adolphe "Magicus" Blind Gedankenlesen und Zauberei half the deck sealed in envelope, two or three cards thought of from other half, they travel into envelope to the first half, half the deck consists of double facers
Related toAlso published here
  • "Divination et Escamotage" (L'Illusionniste, Feb. 1904, p. 211)
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 3) 35
Charles T. Jordan Joker Monte No. 6, three cards shown in fan and turned over, spectator cannot find Joker
Related toAlso published here Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 13
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 1 of ongoing series
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 35) 235
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 2, discussing props, servante, misdirection
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 36) 241
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 3, palming methods
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 248
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 4, moves with balls, wand, cups
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 38) 254
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 5
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 260
Theodore Annemann, Ellis Stanyon Challenge Card Divination shuffling a stacked deck
"En Rapport" 9
Ellis Stanyon The Evolution of the Afghan Bands extension for wellknown topological thing
Greater Magic 861
Ellis Stanyon The Miracle Torn and Restored Paper
Greater Magic 863
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 6
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 266
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 7
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 282
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 8
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 42) 288
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 9
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 293
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 10
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 302
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 11
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 45) 308
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 12, including
- The Travelling Sugar
- Four Paper Balls and Plates
- The Walnut Shells and Pea
- Thimble Rigging
- Chinese Marbles
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 314
Ellis Stanyon The Stanyon Lessons for the Cups and Balls part 13 (final), Hindoo Beans
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 47) 332
Ellis Stanyon Personalities In Flight four business cards borrowed and placed on handkerchief corners, penetration underneath cover one by one
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 474
Unknown The Rear Palm Side Slip
Related to Expert Card Technique 138
Crocker Xkwizit! two hinged cards in deck to keep cards together while shuffled freely
Related toVariations The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 689
Unknown The Rear of Thumb Palm with back and front sequence
Related to
  • Vol. 1 No. 1 of Ellis Stanyon's "Magic" (Oct. 1900)
Principles and Deceptions 53
Edward Marlo The Over Count selection found at a freely chosen number
Related to Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 11
Dai Vernon "Secrets" six, seven, eight, nine
Related to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 27
Ellis Stanyon Basic Move 3 shuffling a stacked deck, credit information
Related to
  • Stanyon's "Magic", Vol. 13 No. 10, July 1912
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 183
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count five as four, hiding two
Epilogue (Issue 7) 55
Unknown A Sporting Proposition No. 2, Circus Card Trick, sucker
Related to Self-Working Card Tricks 4
Ellis Stanyon Cover Pass different handling suggestions
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 202
Ellis Stanyon Open Stanyon Cover Pass Cutting action
Loose Ends 39
Edward Marlo, Tan Hock Chuan The Tan Hock Chaun Pass
Related to
  • "Chuan's Invisible Pass" (The Sphinx, Vol. 38 No. 3, May 1939)
Also published here
Card Finesse 140
Ellis Stanyon Elusive Joker
Related to Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 14
Karl Fulves Flip Top No. 8, air pressure turnover to locate an Ace, with top and also bottom card, also as switch of top card
Related to More Self-Working Card Tricks 10
Ellis Stanyon, Edward Marlo Stanyon Count with Marlo Concept
Thirty Five Years Later 27
Larry Jennings, Ellis Stanyon The Top Card Cover Pass
The Cardwright 79
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count five as four, hiding 2
The Cervon File 218
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count three-as-four Elmsley count
Randy Wakeman Presents 72
Ellis Stanyon, Larry Jennings Top-Card Cover Pass
Spectacle 23
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon Count
Focus 74
Ellis Stanyon The Wonderful Floating Card Trick selection floats from deck into other hand
Knowing The Rising Cards 23
Gary Ouellet, Ellis Stanyon, Tan Hock Chuan Top-Cover Passes Chaun's The Tan Hock Chaun Pass and classic pass handling
Also published here The Pass 91
Stephen Hobbs The Rational Response on Ellis Stanyon Magic controversy
The Looking Glass (Issue 3) 127
Nick Trost Seven-Spades Bridge Deal Partner and performer get all the spades
Related to
  • "To Deal Yourself All the Trumps" (Ellis Stanyon, Magic, 1913)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 251
Ellis Stanyon Three-as-Four Count
Roger's Real Gone Aces 27
Guy Hollingworth The Control of Chosen Cards paper clip
Related to Drawing Room Deceptions 89
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Card with Forward Colour-Change Sleight No. 10
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 260
Ellis Stanyon Various Changes with One Hand section heading
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 260
Ellis Stanyon Reading the Index Pip No. 1, bending upper portion to get glimpse of its bottom card
  • Supplementary Note (clarification by Karl Fulves)
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 1
Ellis Stanyon The Bottom Card as "Key" No. 2, key card placement with reverse cull to upper section, or sticky key card to have the deck shuffled
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 2
Ellis Stanyon The Bent Corner No. 3, card replaced in spread and bottom corner bent with right fingers
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 2
Ellis Stanyon Drawing the Card from the Bottom No. 4, cards jogged back one by one until spectator says stop, the top jogged portion removed and bottom card shown
VariationsAlso published here Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 2
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note as four Ace production, or as key card placement
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 2
Ellis Stanyon The Thumbnail-Embossed Mark No. 5, impromptu punch mark
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 3
Ellis Stanyon The Twenty-one Cards No. 6
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 4
Ellis Stanyon The Silent Count - Top Card as "Key" No. 7, cards deal face up by performer and spectators remember cards and their positions
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 4
Ellis Stanyon Several Heaps on Table - Bottom Card as "Key" No. 8
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 4
Ellis Stanyon The Bridge at the End of the Pack No. 9, bridging deck while spectator remembers card
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 5
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note routine and riffle shuffle suggestion by Charles Jordan
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 5
Ellis Stanyon The Twenty-one Cards (Variations) No. 10, incorporating sleights
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 6
Ellis Stanyon The Direction of Gaze No. 11, four cards separated face up on table, spectator thinks of one, method is title
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 6
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note routine with outs in case the gaze method didn't work
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 6
Ellis Stanyon Discovering One Card Chosen from Seven or Eight No. 12, one thought from a packet, then groups shown and asked whether spectator sees his card among them
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 7
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note different way to have the card chosen and the groups formed
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 8
Ellis Stanyon Noting Position Where Drawn Card Is Replaced No. 13, approximate position of card noted, then groups shown and asked whether spectator sees his card among them
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 8
Ellis Stanyon The "Key" Card Obtained by the Index No. 14, sighting bottom card of top half as card is replaced
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 8
Ellis Stanyon Sighting the Index of the Drawn Card No. 15, index of injogged card bent up
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 9
Ellis Stanyon Pencil Line on the Edge of the Pack No. 16, impromptu one-way
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 9
Ellis Stanyon Three Effects with Wax No. 17
(a) two card location, stuck together offset to make wide card
(b) another location in which card (or cards) is waxed, found by riffling
(c) located by dealing through deck
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 9
Ellis Stanyon The Margin and Pip Discovery No. 18, "Houdin's Dream", one-way by margin or by one-way faces
  • Improved Version (Think Stop presentation)
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 10
Ellis Stanyon The "Reversed" Card No. 19, card replaced in secretly reversed deck with cover card, card not shown reversed but glimpsed as the deck is riffled
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 11
Ellis Stanyon Tinfoil on the Back of the Card No. 20, reflective surface used as mirror
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 11
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note credit information, idea of having a shiner behind stamp at bottom of stack of envelopes and glimpsing card that is put in top envelope, multiple cards put in separate envelopes, mixed and divined
Inspired byRelated to
  • Burling Hull, Sealed Mysteries, 1910
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 12
Ellis Stanyon The Step No. 21, spectator cuts, remembers bottom card and replaces, hopefully a step remains
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 13
Ellis Stanyon Marking the Card with a Pin No. 22, card punched with hidden pin through handkerchief on table, later found in deck
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 13
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note hiding punching needle at bottom of card case
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 14
Ellis Stanyon "X-ray" Cards No. 23
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 15
Ellis Stanyon The "Touched" Card No. 24, card touched in spread, bottom card dragged over becomes bottom card of top section, reverse cull/bottom deal
Also published here Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 15
Ellis Stanyon The "Portfolio" Card No. 25, two cards hinged together, selections put between them, spectator can shuffle
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 15
Ellis Stanyon The Glimpse No. 26, fourth finger under card, card glimpsed by looking in step
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 16
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note fourth finger under card, card glimpsed by looking in step, overhand shuffle cover
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 16
Ellis Stanyon Reflectors No. 27, discs
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 16
Ellis Stanyon The "Turned-Up" Card No. 28, circus card trick, sucker
  • Supplementary Note (reference given by Karl Fulves)
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 17
Ellis Stanyon The "Ruffle," How to Make it No. 29, riffling one or two handed, also for straightening out cards after bridge or palming
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 17
Ellis Stanyon The "Ruffle" Force No. 30, with thick card
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 18
Ellis Stanyon A Simple Method of Forcing a Card No. 31, number named, performer counts, re-count by spectator
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 18
Ellis Stanyon A Simple Trick Shuffle No. 32, for single card, keeping it on top or bringing it second from bottom by drawing off top and bottom simultaneously
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 18
Ellis Stanyon, Karl Fulves Chapter 2: Simple Methods of Revealing a Chosen Card chapter intro
  • Supplementary Note
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 19
Ellis Stanyon The Revolution No. 1, air pressure turnover
  • Supplementary Note (details and reference by Karl Fulves)
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 19
Ellis Stanyon The Revolution Change No. 2, back-to-back double turns over via air pressure turnover
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 19
Ellis Stanyon The Revolution Change Through the Pack No. 3, wrong card put on table, it penetrates upwards when deck is dropped onto it, changes into selection and turns over, air pressure turnover, also with selection and without transformation
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 20
Ellis Stanyon Hitting the Pack out of Hand No. 4
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 20
Ellis Stanyon Jerking the Pack Out of Hand No. 5, without hitting the deck, only hand jerks, in performer's hand
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 21
Ellis Stanyon Forcing the Choice with an Ordinary Die No. 6, asking to throw die again if wrong numbers show up
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 21
Ellis Stanyon Card Found at Any Number from the Top of the Pack No. 7, first counted and shown that card is not there, then re-counted
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 21
Ellis Stanyon Wrong Card Visibly Changed No. 8, snap-over change
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 21
Ellis Stanyon Person Sits on a Chosen Card No. 9
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 22
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note another routine for that plot, card travels from between spectator's hand to chair
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 22
Ellis Stanyon To "Cut" the Pack at the Chosen Card No. 10, riffle force, slipping bottom card along with thumb when cut at separation
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 23
Ellis Stanyon By Looking at Any Card No. 11, glimpsing top card while looking at bottom card of pile
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 23
Ellis Stanyon The Card Jumps Out of the Pack No. 12, card shoots up, purely manipulative
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 23
Ellis Stanyon Nailing Chosen Card to the Door No. 13
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 24
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note using tape
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 24
Ellis Stanyon The Card Found at Any Number No. 14, using glide, card starts second from bottom
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 25
Ellis Stanyon The Blindfold Stab No. 15
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 25
Ellis Stanyon The Pack "Cut" into Four Heaps No. 16, spectator eliminates piles and cards until selection remains
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 26
Ellis Stanyon The Card Reversed in the Pack No. 17, card replaced in secretly reversed deck with cover card
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 26
Ellis Stanyon On the Ceiling No. 18, wax
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 26
Ellis Stanyon Any Number from the Top of the Pack No. 19, re-counting after the card is not there the first time
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 26
Ellis Stanyon Catching Two Selected Cards No. 20, friction toss
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 27
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note four Ace revelation with extension of "3-Card Catch"
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 27
Ellis Stanyon At Any Number Chosen by the Audience No. 21, placing a card at any number with overhand injog shuffle
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 28
Ellis Stanyon Pretending to Be a Mind Reader No. 22, presentation for naming a glimpsed selection
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 28
Ellis Stanyon Revealing a Card by Its Weight No. 23, actually by punch mark
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 28
Ellis Stanyon One of Three Dealt on the Table No. 24, three wrong cards put on table, none is the selection, later it is one of the three
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 29
Ellis Stanyon Knocking the Pack Out of Hand No. 25, elaboration in which top two cards are lifted as one to show that the card is not on top or bottom, no details on double lift
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 29
Ellis Stanyon, Karl Fulves Chapter 3: Various Simple Tricks with Cards chapter intro
  • Supplementary Note
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 30
Ellis Stanyon The Four Robbers No. 1, three cards hidden behind top Jack
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 30
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note four Jacks lost, found with two friction tossed one with each hand
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 30
Ellis Stanyon The Three Robbers and the Constable No. 2, three Jacks and a King distributed in deck which is then cut, they are together again, one pseudo mate
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 32
Ellis Stanyon The Aces, Separated, Come Together No. 3, Ace of Hearts poses as Diamonds, distributed Aces are together after one cut
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 32
Ellis Stanyon The "Piano" Trick No. 4
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 32
Ellis Stanyon The False Count No. 5, card moved back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 33
Ellis Stanyon The Card Jumps Out of the Envelope or the Pack No. 6, elastic between two cards
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 33
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note some red and some black cards put in card case, red cards them jump out
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 33
Ellis Stanyon Two Cards, Placed in the Centre of the Pack, Found on Top No. 7, pair of pseudo duplicates
  • Improvement (one pair starts clipped behind coat)
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 34
Ellis Stanyon Guessing Thought Cards No. 8, with 4x4 cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 34
Ellis Stanyon The Travelling Ace No. 9, Ace travels from deck into pocket, Nine poses as Ace
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 35
Ellis Stanyon Verbal Force of Suit
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 35
Ellis Stanyon The Simple Four Ace Trick No. 10, Conus Aces phase, then assembly
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 37
Ellis Stanyon Two Aces, Separated, Come Together No. 11, Aces lost on piles, spectator even puts some more cards on one Ace apparently without the performer noticing, they end up next to each other
  • Variation
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 40
Ellis Stanyon Putting the King and Queen to Bed No. 12, story presentation for previous trick
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 40
Ellis Stanyon A Card Thought of Discovers Another One Freely Chosen but Lost in the Pack No. 13, two selections end up next to each other
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 41
Ellis Stanyon Name of Selected Card in the Envelope No. 14, card chosen by pile-making and dealing, self-force
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 41
Ellis Stanyon Four Kings Change Places with Four Sevens No. 15, Eights pose as Sevens
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 41
Ellis Stanyon To Vanish One of Five Cards No. 16, saliva
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 42
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note more detailed routine for the vanish of one of five cards
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 42
Ellis Stanyon With the Half Card No. 17, face card shown, spectator holds deck at end, face card vanishes/changes
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 43
Ellis Stanyon To Distinguish the Colour of the Cards Under a Handkerchief No. 18, bridge
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 43
Ellis Stanyon Naming the Card on Top of Four (or More) Packets No. 19, top cards named one by one, but only shown at the end
  • Variation ("Compelling a person to draw certain cards.")
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 43
Ellis Stanyon Several Card Pass Through a Book No. 20, packet counted and number named, book placed on packet and selected number of cards penetrate book from deck to join the counted packet
  • Variation
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 44
Ellis Stanyon To Slip the Top Card to the Bottom No. 21, left finger slip, also to center
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 44
Ellis Stanyon Inseparable Kings and Queens No. 22, Hotel Trick with just two quartets
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 45
Ellis Stanyon How to "Bridge" the Cards No. 23, one or multiple cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 45
Ellis Stanyon To Detect Which of Four Cards Has Been Turned Around No. 24, white margin on picture cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 45
Ellis Stanyon Naming a Card in One Packet by Looking at One in Another No. 25
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 46
Ellis Stanyon A Card Thought of Finds a Selected Card No. 26, selection is next to named card, glide
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 46
Ellis Stanyon An Eight Spot Put in the Centre Passes to the Top No. 27, Seven/Eight pseudo duplicate
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 46
Ellis Stanyon Sighting the Index of the Drawn Card No. 28, inner corner bent up as the card is replaced in spread
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 47
Ellis Stanyon The Half Card Combination No. 29, picture cards placed in envelopes by spectators, all spectators name Queen of Hearts as the card they placed in their envelope, but they are different when checked
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 47
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note spectator gets four Aces and performer indifferent cards, but when checked performer has the Aces
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 47
Ellis Stanyon The "Slip" Change No. 30, top card of bottom half remembered, card from top half secretly slipped onto it
Also published here Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 49
Ellis Stanyon The "Slip" Force No. 31, stabbing with knife
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 49
Ellis Stanyon Several Chosen Cards Reversed No. 32, deck secretly reversed under cover card
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 49
Ellis Stanyon The "Whispering" Trick No. 33, for one spectator, card named inaudibly, then performer comes closer and glimpses card behind spectator's back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 49
Ellis Stanyon A Subtle Deal to Find the Chosen Card No. 34, excuse to spread through deck and glimpse card next to key
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 50
Ellis Stanyon To Distinguish Court Cards by Touch No. 35, blurred edges with knife
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 50
Ellis Stanyon To Distinguish Red from Black Cards by Their Backs No. 36, bridge
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 50
Ellis Stanyon Affectionate Kings No. 37, Four Robbers
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 50
Ellis Stanyon Inseparable Sevens No. 38, Sevens/Eights, Four Robbers
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 51
Ellis Stanyon The Old Mormon and His Three Wives No. 39, Robbers type effect
Related toAlso published here
  • Heather's "Cards and Card Tricks"
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 51
Ellis Stanyon Queens Digging for Diamonds No. 40, hotel trick with eight cards each and story presentation
Also published here Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 52
Ellis Stanyon The Roadside Inn No. 41, hotel trick
  • Another Version
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 53
Ellis Stanyon, Karl Fulves Chapter 4: Card Tricks - Calculation chapter intro
  • Supplementary Note
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 54
Ellis Stanyon The Transposed Cards No. 1
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 54
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note strange self-working handling of DCD
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 55
Ellis Stanyon The Card at Unknown Number from Bottom, Placed at Any Number from Top No. 2, card and its position remembered by spectator, strange procedure to bring it to the top eventually
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 56
Ellis Stanyon The Spots on Card Indicate Number of Cards Secretly Added to Pack No. 3, some cards cut off and a known amount replaced, card with same value produced
  • Variation
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 57
Ellis Stanyon A Numerical Shuffle No. 4, shuffle for small packet that after a certain amount of repeats restores the original order
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 57
Ellis Stanyon Any Number of Cards Dealt Face Upwards, to Discover One Chosen No. 5, cards dealt face-up by performer, spectator remembers card and its position
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 58
Ellis Stanyon To Produce a Card at Any Number No. 6, re-count after shown that card is not there the first time
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 58
Ellis Stanyon Alternate Method of Producing a Card at Any Number No. 7, "Improvement on No. 6", accidentally over-counting, then replacing and counting again
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 58
Ellis Stanyon The Selected Card Appears at Number Chosen by Another Person No. 8, card and its position remembered, bluff counting started with the wanted number
  • Variation
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 58
Ellis Stanyon The Twenty-seven Cards No. 9, selection ends up at named position, rules for collecting the piles
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 60
Ellis Stanyon A Reversed Count Brings Card to Any Position No. 10, card and its position remembered, cards counted onto table, located with some more counting
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 61
Ellis Stanyon To Name the Total Value of Several Chosen Cards No. 11
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 62
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note streamlined handling
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 62
Ellis Stanyon "Thirty-one" (Simple Version) No. 12, "A Cardsharp's Trick", game in which cards are drawn alternately and the sum of the values cannot exceed thirty-one
Related toVariations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 63
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note version of the game with paper-clipped pairs, another version without a system given posed as problem
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 64
Ellis Stanyon The Clock No. 13
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 65
Ellis Stanyon The Clock - with Ten Cards No. 14
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 65
Ellis Stanyon To Detect Chosen Card Amongst Thirty-five No. 15, dealing seven rows of five each
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 66
Ellis Stanyon To Detect Chosen Card Amongst Fifty-two No. 16, thirteen rows of four each
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 66
Ellis Stanyon The Square of Twenty-five Cards No. 17
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 67
Ellis Stanyon The Pairs Re-Paired No. 18
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 67
Ellis Stanyon The Magic Triplets No. 19, with triplets instead of pairs
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 68
Ellis Stanyon To Discover Card Removed from Pack of Fifty-two No. 20, casting out thirteen
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 68
Ellis Stanyon To Discover One of Two Cards Removed from Fifty-two No. 22, two cards removed, clocked, one card named by spectator, other one then known by performer
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 70
Ellis Stanyon The Capital Q No. 23, back-count force
  • Improvement (as divination with partial stack)
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 70
Ellis Stanyon To Discover Names of Three Cards Chosen by Three Different People No. 24, three cards, three spectators each take one and then distribute several counters according to rules, at the end the performer knows who has which card
  • Variation (cards instead of counters)
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 71
Ellis Stanyon To Discover Card (or Cards) Amongst Sixteen, After the Fourth Deal No. 25
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 72
Ellis Stanyon The Spots on Top Card Indicate Position of One Chosen No. 26, number between five and ten named, that value produced and card found at that number
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 72
Ellis Stanyon To Discover Value of Two Cards Drawn from the Pack of Fifty-two, Without Seeing Any Cards No. 27, mathematical calculation with two values
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 73
Ellis Stanyon The Thought Card Appears at Any Number No. 28, card apparently not found and spectator names it, then quickly controlled to eighth, number up to ten, gambling on seven or eight
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 73
Ellis Stanyon A Card Chosen at a Number from Bottom, Found in Pocket No. 29, card and its position remembered, card no longer there, produced from pocket, lazy man card to pocket with palm
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 73
Ellis Stanyon The Mysterious Addition No. 30, spectator cuts off any number of cards, then magician cuts off a number that makes spectator's amount odd if it was even or vice versa
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Ellis Stanyon Odd or Even No. 31, spectator cuts off odd and even number of cards and holds both in the hands, after some calculation the performer knows which hand has the even and odd number of cards
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Ellis Stanyon An Arithmetical Mystery No. 32, two piles made, spectator does some calculation with the amount in each pile and then performer names the amounts
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 74
Ellis Stanyon To Discover the Respective Holders of Three Cards or Objects No. 33, similar to reference
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 75
Ellis Stanyon At Any Number from the Top No. 34, selection on top, cards counted into other hand one by one, selection fed back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 75
Ellis Stanyon The Transposed Cards No. 36, deck spread on table, some cards moved from end to end, card with that amount is eventually selected
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 76
Ellis Stanyon The Transposed Cards and Mind-Reading No. 37
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 77
Ellis Stanyon The Card in Pocket No. 38, lazy man card to pocket with palm
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 77
Ellis Stanyon The Spots on Top Card Indicate Position of One Chosen No. 39, combining the two referenced tricks with one set-up
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 77
Ellis Stanyon The Card Secretly Chosen at a Number from the Top, Picket Out of the Pack in Person's Pocket No. 41, card and its position remembered, some moving around of cards, then performer locates card in pocket
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 78
Ellis Stanyon Naming Spots on a Card at Any Number in the Pack No. 42, stack for spot cards only, calculation method to know card at any number
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 78
Ellis Stanyon At Any Number from the Top No. 43, selection on top, top two cards counted as one at the beginning, later selection slipped back
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Ellis Stanyon Tearing a Pack of Cards in Half No. 33
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Ellis Stanyon An Exciting "Drop" from the Back of the Hand No. 31
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 311
Ellis Stanyon One-Handed Triple "Cut" No. 29
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 310
Ellis Stanyon Catching Two Heaps of Cards from the Back of the Hand No. 21
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 307
Ellis Stanyon The One-Handed Waterfall Shuffle No. 18, shuffle two-handed
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 305
Ellis Stanyon A Card Thrown Returns and Is Severed by Scissors No. 16
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 305
Ellis Stanyon To Throw a Card Across a Large Theatre No. 14
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 304
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note table spread and turnover handling
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 301
Ellis Stanyon Jerking Up the Pack from the Back of the Left Hand No. 10, hand instead of table
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 300
Ellis Stanyon Combination Throw - Back and Front of the Arm No. 8
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 300
Ellis Stanyon Revolution of the Cards on the Arm No. 5
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 299
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note double color change handling
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 298
Ellis Stanyon Palming Cards when Reversing the Pack in the Same Hand No. 2, production sequence
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 297
Ellis Stanyon Springing the Cards from One Hand to the Other No. 1, no details
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 296
Ellis Stanyon The False Count (Second Method) No. 9, with sound effect
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 295
Ellis Stanyon To Turn Over the Pack No. 7, with left thumb
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 294
Ellis Stanyon To Draw Back a Card No. 5
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 294
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note using the slip change for a card-to-top sequence
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 292
Ellis Stanyon To "Slip" a Card No. 2, top card to bottom or center
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Ellis Stanyon Riffle Shuffle for the Paired Pack No. 31, long-short pairs of cards that add up to fourteen, can be riffle shuffled, divining chosen card by the one next to it or forcing a number
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 290
Ellis Stanyon Genuine Cut Neutralised by Subtle Pick-up No. 29, probably the Draw Shift
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Ellis Stanyon "Three Throw" Blind Cut to Retain the Order of the Whole Pack No. 27
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 288
Ellis Stanyon False Cut to Retain the Top Stock No. 25, running cut, deck held over the table
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Karl Fulves Supplementary Note tabled slip cut
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 286
Ellis Stanyon Retaining the Bottom Stock and Shuffling the Whole Pack No. 23, jog shuffle
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 286
Ellis Stanyon Retaining the Top Stock - Overhand Shuffle No. 21, jog shuffle
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 286
Ellis Stanyon Cutting the Pack into Three Heaps - Variation No. 19
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 285
Ellis Stanyon Retaining the Top and Bottom Cards - Overhand Shuffle No. 17
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 285
Ellis Stanyon Overhand Shuffling a Card to Any Position No. 15, counting spread with replacement, then jog shuffle placement
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 284
Ellis Stanyon To Retain the Top Card - Overhand Shuffle No. 10, two-shuffle sequence
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Ellis Stanyon The "Riffle" Shuffle No. 8
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Ellis Stanyon Simple Horizontal Shuffle for One or Several Cards No. 6, stock control with Charlier type shuffle, with optical fake placement to bottom
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 280
Ellis Stanyon The "Bridge" and "Cut" Shuffle No. 4, consecutive cuts in overhand shuffle position
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 279
Ellis Stanyon The Riffle Shuffle (Genuine) No. 3
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 278
Ellis Stanyon The Horizontal Shuffle No. 1, honest Charlier shuffle
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 277
Ellis Stanyon, Karl Fulves Chapter 18: False Shuffles and "Cuts" chapter intro
  • Supplementary Note
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Ellis Stanyon Naming a Number Between One and Four No. 15, counting from left or right
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 276
Ellis Stanyon Forcing in Connection with Springing the Cards from One Hand to the Other No. 13, stopping the spring slightly at a card
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Ellis Stanyon The "Ruffle" Force with an Ordinary Pack No. 11, stopping shortly at middle of riffle and holding break, spectator hopefully remembers the only card he sees
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 275
Ellis Stanyon The "Ruffle" Force with Double Card No. 9, thick card
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 274
Ellis Stanyon Forcing the Choice of One of the Three Cards on the Table No. 7, three duplicate force cards palmed into play
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Ellis Stanyon Forcing a Card by Count and Second-Dealing No. 6, counting to named number
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Karl Fulves Supplementary Note table spread force with pencil dotted card, using it a key otherwise
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 271
Ellis Stanyon Forcing a Card with One Hand No. 4, a bit more exposed, remembering more cards for safety, subtlety of having an indifferent card even more exposed and avoiding that one
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Ellis Stanyon Simple and Conclusive (Mathematical) Method No. 3, accidental (?) over-count, then re-count
Related toVariations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 270
Ellis Stanyon Ordinary Method of Forcing the Choice of a Card No. 1
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 269
Ellis Stanyon Either One of Three Cards Is the Chosen One No. 22, two duplicates
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Ellis Stanyon Tricks Showing the Utility of the Change section heading
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Ellis Stanyon Changing the Pack at the Breast Pockets No. 19, pocket choreography with body turn
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 266
Ellis Stanyon The "Revolution" Change No. 17, flip-over change, as transposition with duplicate
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 265
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note spectator apparently loses card, selection instantly found (it's on top) after spectator closes eyes
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 261
Ellis Stanyon Changing the Top Card of the Pack No. 13
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 261
Ellis Stanyon Passing the Bottom Face Card on the Rear of the Pack No. 12, face card dragged to back one-handed
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Ellis Stanyon To Tell Which Card of Fifty-two Is Touched in Your Absence No. 2, coding by assistant
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 112
Ellis Stanyon Alternate Method for No. 2 No. 3, verbal code
  • Variation
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 112
Ellis Stanyon Another Alternate Method for No. 2 No. 4, confederate names a card which codes the actual card
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 113
Ellis Stanyon To Conjure a Card Under a Flowerpot No. 5
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 113
Ellis Stanyon To Conjure a Card into Your Pocket No. 6, stooge names the card
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 114
Ellis Stanyon A Card Instantly Removed from a Pack in the Pocket No. 7, named card to pocket
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Ellis Stanyon Chapter 8: Card Reading chapter intro
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 115
Ellis Stanyon Arranged Pack No. 1, naming cards from behind back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 116
Ellis Stanyon The Bottom Card - Simple No. 2, behind back, glimpsing one ahead in front of the body
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 116
Ellis Stanyon The Bottom Card and Palming No. 3, deck behind back, card brought forward with next one palmed and glimpsed
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 116
Ellis Stanyon Round Convex Mirror No. 4
  • Variations
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 117
Ellis Stanyon Reflection in the Eye (?) No. 5, three cards divined
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 117
Ellis Stanyon Tinfoil on the Back of the Card No. 6, naming cards of shuffled deck one by one
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 117
Ellis Stanyon Subtle Reading of the Index No. 7, glimpse when pulling up sleeve, then one ahead by glimpsing second card by lifting two and dropping bottom one after glimpse
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Ellis Stanyon Two Halves of the Pack Face-to-Face No. 8, faced-deck, reading cards one by one
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Ellis Stanyon Finger Ring Reflector No. 9
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Ellis Stanyon Sighting the Index Under Cover of the Pack No. 10, spectator touches card in spread which is held upright, bottom corner bent and glimpsed
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 118
Ellis Stanyon The Index Removed from One End of the Pack No. 12, several cards selected and (after deck switch) replaced, then all named
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Ellis Stanyon Chapter 9: Card Tricks Using Special Printed Cards chapter intro
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 122
Ellis Stanyon Two Cards, One in Each Hand, Change Places No. 1, "Obedient Cards", visual, two double facers
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 123
Ellis Stanyon Four Red Cards Change Places with Four Black Ones No. 2, double facers
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 123
Ellis Stanyon New Precipitation No. 3, two thought-of cards travel from one half to another, one half is all double facers
Related to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 123
Ellis Stanyon The "Cagliostro" or "Balsamo" Card Trick No. 4, three thought-of cards travel from packet to packet in envelope, double facers or diagonally divided cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 124
Ellis Stanyon Any Card from the Pocket No. 6, named card transposes with another card, one in handkerchief and one against glass
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 126
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note transposition with double facer
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 126
Ellis Stanyon A Lightning Change No. 7, card tossed on table visually transposes with card in hand
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 128
Theodore DeLand The Phantom Card Trick No. 8, five cards shown fan, three remembered by spectators, two removed from under handkerchief and rest vanishes, see "General note" on p. 140 for credit
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 128
Ellis Stanyon Phantom with Ordinary Cards No. 10, ungaffed version, pseudo duplicates and palming
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 130
Ellis Stanyon Two Cards Pass from One Plate to Another No. 11, four cards on one plate, none of another, two cards travel over, newspaper-backed cards and step gaff
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 130
Ellis Stanyon Perplexo No. 12, two cards placed in the pocket of a spectator, same with another spectator, one card each removed, the spectators fail to name the other one
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 130
Ellis Stanyon The Four Aces on a Handkerchief No. 17, "The Flying Aces", Aces in corners on handkerchief, covered with paper pieces, placed under handkerchief and they travel upwards, also with coins
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 135
Ellis Stanyon Will 'o the Wisp No. 18, three cards from one plate to another, with blank and normal cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 137
Ellis Stanyon Nine to Five to Three to Ace to Blank No. 20,
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 137
Ellis Stanyon Contrario Aces No. 21, Aces transpose with random cards under handkerchiefs
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 138
Ellis Stanyon Chromatic Cards No. 22, blank cards in envelope, normal cards in hat, then blank cards in hat and normal cards in envelope
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 138
Ellis Stanyon The Yogi Wonder No. 25
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 140
Ellis Stanyon, Henry Hardin The Princess Card Trick No. 26, ungaffed, two methods
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 141
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note further handling and ideas
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 141
Ellis Stanyon The Three-Card Trick No. 27, "The Illusive Ace", monte effect with a Three that is missing bottom pip and can be shown as Ace or Three
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 143
Theodore DeLand "Pickitout" No. 28
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 143
Ellis Stanyon "Pippin" No. 36, four changes in five, cut-out pip and black background
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 150
Ellis Stanyon The Twelve Ubiquitous Court Cards No. 38, Jacks on top and Kings on bottom of deck, Queens under plate, the quartets travel and transpose around
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 151
Ellis Stanyon Aces versus Kings No. 1, Aces and Kings are put in envelopes labeled with whats inside, they transpose and spectators can remove the cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 154
Ellis Stanyon Ace of Spades and Ace of Diamonds Change Places No. 2, Spade pip covers Diamond pip on Ace
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 156
Ellis Stanyon Three Cards Appear on a Borrowed Hat No. 3, three cards appear stuck to borrowed hat, news-paper backed cards start out on newspaper
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 157
Ellis Stanyon Three Chosen Cards Appear on a Mirror No. 4
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 157
Ellis Stanyon Nailing a Chosen Card to the Wall No. 8, duplicate card with pin already in it palmed to deck
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 159
Ellis Stanyon The Chosen Cards Appear in a Watch No. 9, either one of two cards appears as miniature card in watch
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 159
Ellis Stanyon The Card Thrown on a Silk Hat Jumps up and Stands on One End No. 10, trick card with elastic
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 160
Ellis Stanyon Balancing Any Card on a Hat No. 11, card moves in hat and then stands
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 160
Ellis Stanyon The Card and a Glass of Wine Balance on a Hat No. 12, glass balanced on end of playing card (with hinged flap) which is balanced on hat
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 160
Ellis Stanyon The Mysterious Chain of Cards No. 13, corners of two cards are rubbed together and they adhere, more cards are attached like that
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 161
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note different gaff
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 161
Ellis Stanyon The Simple Throwing of a Card No. 14, card boomerangs back, thread attached
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 162
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note ungaffed throwing, as described in Sachs's Sleight of Hand
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 163
Ellis Stanyon The Card Disappears from a Glass of Water No. 15, sheet of celluloid
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 164
Ellis Stanyon The Card Disappears from an Empty Glass No. 16, tinfoil back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 165
Ellis Stanyon The Three of Diamonds Changes to Two No. 18, center pip on hair is jerked back
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 166
Ellis Stanyon The Two of Hearts Changes to the Two of Spades No. 21, one pip is Spade and one Heart
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 167
Ellis Stanyon The Four Knaves Change to Four Aces and Back Again No. 22
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 167
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note describing the quartet transformation from Discoverie of Witchcraft
Inspired byRelated to Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 168
Ellis Stanyon Got 'Em All Beat No. 23, two selected cards fairly shuffled back by spectator, yet found behind back, two cards hinged together, selections put between them
Related toVariations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 169
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note details on the hinged pocket card, also for vanishing a card
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 169
Ellis Stanyon The Card through a Hat No. 24, visibly pulled out
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 170
Ellis Stanyon The Card in a Bottle No. 25, folding card
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 170
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note card into bottle, card is already inside but floating on top of water and cannot be seen when audience looks on edge
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 171
Ellis Stanyon The Ink Card No. 26, ink to clear water with card inside glass, one side black to simulate ink in glass of water, more elaborate versions
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 171
Ellis Stanyon An Envelope Changes to the Chosen Card No. 27, hinged gaff
Variations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 172
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note prediction envelope has a card back on other side, all cards have an envelope on other side with same card predicted, switch in stand or upright book
Inspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 172
Ellis Stanyon The Vanishing Pips No. 28, Nine of Diamonds changes to Five, Three, Ace, then blank, back seen, hinged multi-pip card
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 173
Ellis Stanyon The Reunited Card No. 29, card cut into four pieces, thrown in air and the restore visible, flap construction that unfolds by itself
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 174
Ellis Stanyon The Card on a Ribbon No. 30, card appears at end of ribbon, folding card
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 174
Ellis Stanyon Spirit Photography No. 31, photograph of selection appears on blank paper in envelope
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks