127 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Location / Partagas Sell (Dunbury Delusion)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The Three Packets
1933 77
Victor Farelli The Partagas "Sell"
Related to 1933 79
Charlie Miller The Dunbury Delusion
Related toVariations 1940 319
The Hocus-Pocus Card apparently mistake is made
Related to 1940 390
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue True or False?
1943 16
Clyde Cairy Dick Tracy Card Trick almost the same as Fingerprint Card Trick
Related to 1945 11
Design for Laughter
Related toVariations 1948 54
Now You See It! palm section
Related to 1948 92
Righting a Wrong little bit different effect
1948 160
Fours of a Kind dunbury delusion presentation
1948 213
Frederick Braue, Charlie Miller Dunbury Delusion (Braue Handling)
1948 9
Milton Kort Kort Kard fingerprint card trick, see also p. 855 for cryptic credit information
Related to Sep. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 211)
Arthur Hastings D. F. C.
Inspired byRelated toVariations Oct. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 265)
Bill Simon Danbury Delusion
Variations 1952 83
Edward Marlo Sell or Delusion
Inspired by 1957 19
Edward Marlo Face Up Elimination selection appears as last card in face up eliminiation process, even though it was not there
1957 21
Edward Marlo, Jerry Kogan Streamlined Dunbury Delusion using bottom deal
1959 86
Edward Marlo The Experts Dunbury "My Favorite Center Deal Effect"
1959 104
Charlie Schulien That's Your Card (A Sucker Trick) Dunbury Delusion handling
1959 43
Charlie Miller Dunberry Delusion unclear comment
1961 58
Related to 1962 35
Edward Marlo Tilted Dunbury "Twentieth Effect"
1962 26
Charlie Miller The Dunbury Delusion Improved
1968 49
Roy Johnson The Dunbury Delusion
Inspired by 1970 27
Roger Smith Dunbury Revisited
1970 15
Jerry K. Hartman Redone-bury Delusion
Related to 1970 18
Dr. Jacob Daley, Eddie McGuire Poker Face II same structure as Fingerprint Trick
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1971 474
David Lederman Dave-bury Delusion four Ace kicker
Variations 1971 ca. 9
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Dunbury Delight
Related to
  • Ed Marlo, MUM, Sept. 1965
1972 28
Indifferent Card Changes to Chosen Card
Related to 1972 66
Charlie Miller The Delovely Delusion
1972 75
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Improvement For Maguire's Sucker Card Effect (Poker Face) No. 297, with triple lift subtlety
Related toAlso published here 1972 76
Al Koran The Wife's Favourite four cards shown, one changes to selection
1972 135
David Lederman Dave's Delight four Ace kicker
Related toVariations 1973 31
Tony Binarelli Fource four of a kind kicker
1975 72
Jerry Mentzer, Roger Divella, Ed Smeal After Dunbury
1975 57
Russell T. Barnhart Fatal Fingerprint No. 4, fingerprint trick without deck, card stored under leg als holdout
1975 53
Edward Marlo Deep Dunbury
1976 187
David Solomon Quick Deep Dunbury
1976 191
Dai Vernon D.V. Utility Move, another method card vanishes and is found as many cards down in the deck as it's value
1976 26
Dai Vernon, Bruce Cervon D.V. Utility Move, another method Cervon's handling, card stolen from out-jogged packet on top underneath top card
1976 27
Edward Marlo Marlo's Dunbury Delusion
Also published here
  • MUM, 1950s
1976 15
Karl Fulves And Counting with tranformation kicker
1977 289
Harry Lorayne The Lonely Card packet shown to be all wrong cards, one changes into selection, glide
1977 115
Dan MacMillan Dunbury's Delusion
1977 40
Gerald Kosky Three Wheeling spectator's card changes into indifferent card and back
1978 36
Martin A. Nash Did-Dan-Dunbury
1979 412
Edward Marlo, David Solomon Dunbury Delusions four methods
Also published here 1979 317
Jon Racherbaumer Make Mine Dunbury Well
1979 14
John F. Mendoza, Derek Dingle Davebury Delusion Handling
Inspired byRelated to 1979 89
Gary Ouellet Finger on the Card selection replaced, performer removes card for value and suit, second card is selection, spectator then finds selection in deck, sucker
Variations 1979 4
Larry Jennings A Wrong Card Turns Right sucker effect with five cards
Arcane (Issue 5)
Jim Ryan Ryan's Dunbury Delight four ace kicker
Inspired by 1981 10
Karl Fulves Fourth of Habit four indifferent cards put on table, one changes into selection, then four Kings are dealt, first tricks sets up second
Inspired by 1981 35
Allan Ackerman Ultra Four Spot
1982 183
Curtis Kam Overdunn indicator cards change into mates of selection, missing sucker element
1982 36
Jerry Sadowitz Prone to Live Dangerously sucker effect in which performer stabs card next to selection which can be seen on face
Related toVariations Mar. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9)
Stephen Tucker Ambassador Card seen by spectator to be on top, random card removed from center of deck shown to be selection instead (sucker type effect)
1984 44
Steven Hamilton Count Down to Dunbury with four ace kicker
Also published here 1984 77
Peter Duffie A Minor Delusion using monte throw when selection is apparently tabled
1984 22
Stewart Judah Nicht Ihre Karte? four wrong cards, one changes into selection
July 1985
Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 3 & 4)
Gary Ouellet Finger on the Card Revisited additional thoughts in second edition
Inspired by 1986 23
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 49
Dai Vernon The Fingerprint Card Trick
Related toVariations 1987 136
Randy Wakeman Direct Delusion
1987 35
Edward Marlo Direct Dunbury Delusion
1988 1
Edward Marlo Logical Dunbury Delusion effect variation, four methods
1988 280
Francois Ziegler, Richard Vollmer Ask the Deck full suit and four of a kind kicker
Variations Nov. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 11)
Justin Higham Don't Count On It counting multiple values to get to selected card, with dunbury illusion, two methods
Inspired by Nov. 1988
Inside Out (Issue 5)
J. W. Sarles Fourth And One selection lost, top card turned up, Four of Spades, four cards counted down, Four of Spades again and original Four of Spades is selection
1989 24
Randy Wakeman Here's to the Head Forker spectator says "That's it" on every card shown, sucker
Related to
  • "That's it!" (Eddie Fechter)
1989 12
Jerry K. Hartman Snare and Delusion
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1991 318
Jerry K. Hartman Snare and Delusion
Also published here Nov. 1991
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Jon Racherbaumer Dunbury Lie Speller - Eighteen-Card Version
Inspired by 1993 30
笑ってください (Please laugh) Sucker trick, uses glide to show selection apparently placed on table. Actually not there.
1993 67
Hideo Kato コメディダンバリーディリュージョン (Comedy Dunbury Delusion)
1993 164
Eddie Fechter That's It!
1993 59
Eddie Fechter Eddie's Dunbury
Also published here 1993 123
Jerry Camaro Poker Delusion ending with Royal Flus which contains selection
Jan./Feb. 1993
The Magic Menu (Vol. 3 No. 15)
Jon Racherbaumer Dunbury Lie Speller
Variations May 1993
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Padre Wenceslao Ciuró, Vicente Canuto Dos Transformaciones two phases, selection apparently place in pile with other cards ends up at named number, then random chosen card changes to selection
1993 123
Ellison Poland The Garden Path several cards including selection are tabled, selection is later indifferent card and found somewhere else
1994 42
Harry Milliken No Seconds Dunbury
Inspired by 1994 90
Partagas, Jean Hugard The Coué Test righting a wrong card - "psychological" presentation
Inspired by 1995 125
Lou Gallo L. G. Bury face card of deck changes to selection
Related to 1996 101
David Solomon Dunbury Delusion Revisited
Also published here 1997 48
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
1999 29
Philip T. Goldstein The Partagas Spell characteristics of card spelled to, sucker, mates of selections show up as a climax
July 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 7)
Steve Silverman Dunbury Aces performer cuts to cards to help identify features of selection (an Ace), each time failing and one of the cards is actually the selection, a new card is changed into selection and the cut-to cards are changed into other Aces
Labyrinth (Issue 9)
Fernando Cheops Cheops's Dunbury Sandwich sandwich effect with a strong "sucker" element
Inspired by 2000 953
James Swain The Dunbury Delusion using Cool Out Move
Sep. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 9)
Darwin Ortiz, John F. Mendoza Liar's Poker princess card trick with lie detection presentation and sucker finale à la Fingerprint Card Trick
Inspired by 2002 26
Karl Fulves Further Notes on the plot "Everywhere & Nowhere"
2002 38
Bob King Dunbury Breather
2002 9
Peter McLanachan A Total Delusion four-of-a-kind kicker
July 2002
Ego (Vol. 2 No. 13)
David Ben Dunbury Drop
2003 46
Bob White White's Skip Trick from "Supplement to Notes"
cards displayed without deck in hands
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 38
Tony Giorgio The Fingerprint Trick
  • Dedicated To Dai Vernon
Inspired by May 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 5)
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Dunbury With Ease using Killer Count
2004 33
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Dunbury Without a Clue using Killer Count
2004 34
Gabi Pareras El Fiasco de Dunbury (Una vuelta de tuerca) found at number indicated by card
  • ¿Por qué el forzaje clásico?
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2004 51
Bob White White's Skip Trick cards displayed without deck in hands
  • White's Comments
Also published here 2005 53
Harry Riser Second to None
Related toAlso published here
  • MUM, June 2005
2006 33
Lewis Jones Pokerface spectator stabs card into deck, five cards taken from there, then sucker element as selection is apparently discarded
Inspired by
  • "Near Miss" (Steve Pressley)
2006 100
Fred Robinson Fred on Dunbury
2009 214
Fred Robinson Dunbury Drop Switch Vanish
2009 216
Fred Robinson Dunbury Again
2009 217
Benjamin Earl How to Fool a Physicist card starts on top, sucker element as performer's pile is shown not to contain selection near the end
2010 4
Tony Cabral Cheating at Blackjack blackjack demo with selection, sucker element
Inspired by
  • "Blackjack" (Carl Andrews, Magic from Maui)
2012 23
Eddie Fechter Eddie's Dunbury
Also published here 2012 182
Gabi Pareras El Test de Dr. Coue card eventually found a number indicated by another card
Also published here 2012
El Manuscrito (Vol. 5 No. 20)
Steven Hamilton Countdown to Dunbury with four Ace kicker
Also published here 2013 112
Tom Gagnon Dunbury Illusion selection apparently discarded, using ribbon spread techniques
2013 11
Chris Mayhew Kim Card Ashian selection made, sandwich cards removed one of which is the selection by apparent mistake, corrected
Inspired byRelated to 2014 15
Steve Mayhew Snozbury Delusion
2014 231
Tyler Wilson Prone to Die Safely Three selections made. Sucker effect in which performer stabs Joker next to selection (which can be seen on face). Then Joker visually rises to land next to selection. Joker then transforms into second selection, and then the third selection is found sandwiched by two Jokers.
Inspired by Oct. 2018
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2))
R. Paul Wilson Undone Delusion Dunbury Delusion, card vanishes from the packet and appears after counting down, inspired by Fred Robinson
Inspired by Oct. 2018
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2))
Harry Riser Expert Dunbury Delusion
2018 107
Harapan Ong Oops selection made, sandwich cards removed one of which is the selection by apparent mistake, corrected with visual transformation
Inspired byRelated to 2018 100
David Solomon The Finger-Print Trick away from deck
Inspired by 2018 3
Edward Marlo Ed Marlo's Dunbury Delusion write-up by Vynn Boyar
Inspired byRelated to
  • MUM, Sep. 1965
  • "First Road" of "Three Roads to Dunbury" (Inside Tracks, Jon Racherbaumer, 1992)
Output (Issue 21)
Gabi Pareras The Dunbury Delusion "A Twist"
sucker element taken out, spectators think they mis-saw the selection earlier
Inspired byAlso published here Jan. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 1)
George McBride Snappy Dunbury wrong card captured with sandwich cards of which one is the selection (sucker element), sandwich cards transform and find selection
Inspired by
  • "Done" (Chris Mayhew, free trick via Murphy's Magic, Jan 20, 2018)
Related to
2022 85
Jack Tighe Tracking Jennifer
Inspired by
  • Chris Pratt's performance for Jennifer Lawrence on the Graham Norton Show 2016
Mar. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Gary Plants Dunsbury Delusion different handling for Pareras's presentation
Inspired by 2023 13
Mark Calabrese Well Done Dunbury selection lost, deck cut into three piles, top cards shown, one seems to be selection by accident, value of third card used to count to selection, it's not there, but it's there on second try once spectators "believe" in it
Inspired by Jan. 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 1)
Jamy Ian Swiss Intermission on the history of Magicana, Dunbury Delusion plot
Jan. 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 1)