604 entries in Cards / Principles / Sticky
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann Mode of Preparing specially adhesive Wax for Conjuring Purposes
1876 118
Gerade oder Ungerade No. 3, packet of cards is counted as an odd or even number, depending on what the spectator wishes, two cards stuck together with "weak rubber solution, soap or onion juice"
1895 5
Eine gezogene Karte zu verwandeln No. 38, selection put on top, another card is on top when checked again after putting hand on top of deck, sticky hand
1895 45
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Kartenwanderung red cards folded into paper and sealed, card from black half chosen, travels into red half
Related to 1896 32
Abrakadabra deck thrown in air and selection caught on plate
Related to 1896 228
Moisture Palm card clings to hand when pressed on top of tabled deck
Aug. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8)
The Card Caught on the Plate deck thrown in air, card sticks to plate
Related to 1897 72
The Card and Handkerchief card visibly appears attached to handkerchief
Related to 1897 89
The Card, Ribbon and Envelope selection in deck, other selection pierced an threaded on ribbon, ribbon-card changes to first selection, second selection travels to envelop
1897 106
Francis King Der Kartenfang deck put on plate and tossed in the air, selection caught with plate
May 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5)
Carl Willmann Die Einwirkung des Luftzuges auf eine Karte thread attached with wax to borrowed deck
May 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5)
Der behexte Spiegel deck thrown against mirror, selection sticks to mirror
June 1898
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Das bezauberte Ballholz No. 21, three selections appear on flat wooden stick that is pushed in shower of cards
1899 65
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Karte auf Wanderschaft No. 23, handkerchief held by spectator like a bag, card vanishes from deck and appears in handkerchief
1899 70
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card table with deck on top tilted, only selection remains on table, thread with wax
1902 71
Hugo Schrader Neues Hilfsmittel zum Auffinden einer gezogenen und wieder eingesteckten Karte tiny wax ball on finger to mark card
Sep. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9)
L. Graham Lewis Novel Discovery of a Chosen Card deck placed on table, table tilted forwards, only selection remains on table, wax on thread
1904 44
Henry Hardin The Card and Hat spectator notes top card of deck, it's covered with hat, then top card changed
1909 127
The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection
1909 127
Eric F. Impey Mysto - The Masterpiece thought-of card vanishes, thirteen half-waxed pairs in deck, also as named vanish
Also published here 1928 2
Eric F. Impey Stop (Simplified Version)
Inspired by 1928 7
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die aus einer Schachtel in einen leeren Umschlag wandernde Karte signed card vanishes from cigar box and appears inside envelope
1930 74
Eric F. Impey The Flyaway Card selection placed reversed in deck, it changes into another card, selection no longer in deck, reappears reversed
1931 2
Eric F. Impey Turno selection cleanly turns over in deck
1931 2
T. Page Wright Selected card passes between two phonograph records
Related to 1933 15
T. Page Wright Card on Silk chosen card remains hanging on silk
1933 18
Al Baker Color Flight
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Cardially Yours)
Tom Sellers Named Card and Slates named card vanishes from box and reappears between slates
Related toVariations 1934 13
The Ambitious Card two phases, including card from under shoe back to top
1934 48
Theodore Annemann The Prophecy of Occurence two card prediction, slates
1934 37
Orville Wayne Meyer The Ribbon That Made Good ribbon attached to wrong card, when pulled out is right card, sticky card
Also published here 1935
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935)
"Follow Me" Card Trick No. 34, two cards chosen from two decks are exchanged and shown to match
1935 32
Eddie Clever Only an Image some card names written down by spectators that think of any one, one of them selected, blank card first becomes wrong card (re. Elmsley gag, someone might be thinking of that one or not), then right card, fainted card (Larsen idea), see page 166 for credit correction
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 26)
Charles T. Jordan Stampedo card identified with post stamp travels from packet into deck
1937 25
Jean Hugard Diachylon history and basic information, more sticky than rough-smooth
1937 104
Professor Hoffmann The Flying Card card from deck to case, sticky card
1937 105
The Missing Card card travels from pack to another pack to named number, sticky card
1937 105
Dr. A. L. Smith Mesmerized Cards cards cling to hand, sticky card
1937 106
Diachylon Force sticky card and tray
1937 106
The Queen Turns Over double backer and sticky card
1937 106
Diachylon Book Test. Forcing A Number
1937 107
Another Diachylon Force like sticky svengali
1937 107
Glenn G. Gravatt Twin Aces sticky card
1937 108
Turno sticky card
1937 108
Melrose card vanishes and reappears with "think stop" procedure, sticky substance on finger
1937 108
Two Viewpoints challenge location with sticky substance on finger, cards stabbed on table
1937 109
Reversed Color Surprise card reverses and changes back color, sticky card
1937 110
Diachylon Super Color Change card found with think stop procedure, back changes, sticky card
1937 110
Flyaway Cards card vanishes and reappears, sticky card
1937 111
Ace Transposition odd-backed in packets, sticky cards
1937 111
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1937 112
Card in Pocket selection located in pocket by touch, sticky card
1937 113
The Diachylon Do As I Do
1937 113
Glenn G. Gravatt A Real Magical Vanish odd-backed card from deck into spectator's pocket (where other cards are), two-color double backer, sticky card
1937 114
The Acme Spirit Test living dead test with cards, one has sticky edges
1937 114
Number Please any number, sticky card
1937 115
The Sympathetic Pair - No. 1 two named cards end up next to each other, sticky card
1937 115
The Sympathetic Pair - No. 2 two selected cards end up next to each other, sticky cards, duplicates
1937 116
The Sympathetic Pair - No. 3 two selected cards end up next to each other, sticky substance on finger
1937 116
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
1937 121
Glenn G. Gravatt Cards and Slates chosen card appears between two slates, Menetekel Deck
1937 260
Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax, stripper deck
1937 270
Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card, stripper deck
1937 271
Al Baker Think "Stop" wax pellet
Related toVariations 1937 323
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
1937 346
Joe Berg Different Disclosure card selected behind back, cut into deck, deck cut through handkerchief straight at selection which is reversed and face up
1937 2
Wax Card
1938 275
Jack McMillen Method No. 11. The "Plunger" Rising Cards with or without handkerchief, including an easier variation with wax
1938 400
Howard Warringer Fingeraura challenge location using scotch tape secretly applied to card
Dec. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 73)
Tom Sellers The Impromptu Rising Card alternative handling with wax
1939 7
Theodore Annemann, Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Related to 1939 7
Maldino Eine Kartenwanderung card is destroyed and appears restored between two wooden disks
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4)
Joseph Ovette Different Princess Card Trick with Jumbo cards, to pocket
1940 17
Samuel Berland, Bob Hummer Card and Ribbon ribbon with gummed sticker in pocket, selection vanishes from deck and is found attached on ribbon
Also published here 1940 9
Jack Vosburgh Once in a Life Time odd-backed unknown card is chosen from face
Related to 1941
The Jinx (Issue 125)
The Great Merlini Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket
Also published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 132)
Tom Sellers Think Of A Card
1941 6
Arthur Punnar Prevision Proved named card is odd-backed, sticky odd-backed card
1942 13
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Under Foot one card under foot, sticky stranger card
1942 14
Solomon Stein Miracle Monte three cards on three coins, monte presentation, coins travel under one card
Nov. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 22)
Eddie Joseph Gone Beyond Recognition spectator peeks at a card with a knife, that card vanishes, reproduced from pocket
1942 28
Eddie Joseph A Home-Made Cement for Card Work
1942 76
Eddie Joseph A Kute Kard Konception spectator cuts off pile, remembers card and replaces, card located after shuffle by appearing in performer's sleeve, two spectators hold both wrists of performer
1942 78
Eddie Joseph The Raw Recruit card reverses repeatedly under strict conditions, duplicates
1942 79
Eddie Joseph Rapid Transit three cards selected, they travel into three envelopes (actually hanging behind), one duplicate
1942 81
Der Drucker verheimlicht ein magisches Geheimnis corrections to "Die Meteorkarte", deck is placed inside envelope and stuck on a wall, then the envelope is lit with cigarette, paper vanishes and all card fall on the floor but selection
Related to Feb. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Bill Nord Card from Deck to Envelope
Mar. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 55)
Eddie Clever Only an Image some card names written down by spectators that think of any one, one of them selected, blank card first becomes wrong card (re. Elmsley gag, someone might be thinking of that one or not), then right card, fainted card (Larsen idea)
Also published here 1944 306
Nelson Hahne The Blue Intruder
1945 94
Clayton Rawson The Mental Broadcast wax
Variations 1945 108
Vincent Bunce What! Another "You Do As I Do"? saliva method
May 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Robert A. Nelson Flap Stab cards in deck, spectator pushes flap in deck, next to selection
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948)
Milbourne Christopher The Stick Up deck tossed on magazine held by the performer, selection sticks to magazine
Aug. 1948 449
Louis Tannen Squeeze 'Em two of diamonds turns into ace of diamonds
Nov. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 189)
Martin Gardner The Saliva Plunger deck held with handkerchief over hand
Related to Jan. 1949 505
The Disappearing Card Trick card vanishes from packet and reappears in deck at chosen number, duplicate
1949 58
Al Baker Telepathy For Two two cards appear at chosen numbers from one to ten, forcing banks
Also published here 1949 97
John Scarne Scarne's Predicto No. 7, Business card with prediction placed randomly in deck, predicts which two cards it is placed in between
Variations 1950 18
Paul Rosini Rosini's Favorite Trick unknown odd-backed card put in deck, spectator touches any card in face-up deck, it is the odd-backed one
1950 33
Edward Marlo Unknown - Effect No. 1 stop trick as prediction, several methods, some with roughed cards, impromptu double backer
Inspired by 1951 1
Toni Koynini One Pound Revelation pound note between cardboards, name of free selection appears on note, then card itself appears between boards
  • Alternative Routine - With Borrowed Cards
1951 27
Al Baker Color Flight envelopes, paired double cards
Also published here 1951 49
Dr. William Weyeneth Praktische Winke tips on using Duoplast (sticky product), rope and magnets
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 5)
Dr. William Weyeneth Praktische Winke two hints, using the invisible deck as an out, Solo-Kitt glue
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 6)
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelope
Also published here 1953 33
Aage Darling Vibrato performer is blindfolded, thought of card is found
1953 9
Dai Vernon, Wallace Galvin Card through Handkerchief tabled
Related to 1953 18
Milbourne Christopher Mind Under Matter spectator writes name of playing card on a business card, card is divined, business card stolen with case
Also published here Apr. 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 304)
Roy Benson Tape Recording spectator locates card
The New Phoenix (Issue 327)
Tricks mit Duoplast ideas with Duoplast, sticky magic with pencil, matched and cards
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 6)
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #28 prediction written on sticky double facer
Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
Bruce Elliott The Card in wallet - Again thread with wax
1956 166
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico A Classical Quickie reversed card in deck changes into selection
  • First Method (saliva)
  • Second Method (sticky or all faced roughed)
  • Third Method (center reverse)
  • Fourth Method (side palm)
  • Fifth Method (hide-out)
  • Sixth Method (faced deck)
  • Seventh Method
Variations 1956 1
Walter Coleman A Suggestion for Card Workers spectator sitting on signed selection, sticking to his trousers
1957 7
Jerry Andrus Geiger Counter Routine chosen card appears face up, in second phase a card is moved along spread, clicking sound changes at selection
Related toVariations 1957 3
Jim Walker The Mechanical Magician card revelation with Slinky
The New Phoenix (Issue 348)
William P. Miesel Fifty One to One selection has odd back
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
Edward Marlo Business Card Prediction two cards predicted on business card which is inserted into deck, cards on either side are the predicted ones, duplicate business move, without prophecy move
Inspired by Oct. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 18)
Robert Craig Green Stamp Coincidence two sets of the same cards, spectator and performer chose one and mark the cards with a stamp, cards match
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Charlie Miller Version of Jack McMillen's Prophesied Leaper selection vanishes from one half and reappears in other at predicted position, stranger card
Inspired by 1961 26
Charlie Miller Best Magician's Wax in the World
1961 67
Edward Marlo Spur of the Moment named card is reversed and odd-backed, ends with normal cards
  • The Obvious Method (pocket index)
  • [unnamed]
  • The Memory Method
  • The Concentrate Method
  • Concentrate Again
  • Swivel Change Method (optional red/blue double backer, sticky)
  • The Chute Method (a card is dropped through sleeve from inside pocket)
May 1962
Ibidem (Issue 25)
Dr. William Weyeneth Die Beste Art eine Zahl zwischen 1 und 52 zu forcieren cards with numbers on back, card is named to select number, force
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 1)
Fred G. Taylor Mr Oog's Wowser touched card has different back color
May 1964
The New Phoenix (Issue 390)
Walt Maddison Double Lifter extra pip glued on to make double lift easier
Apr. 1965
The New Phoenix (Issue 395/396)
Karl Fulves Cased Static deck in case, scotch tape, solution
Inspired by Apr. 1966 29
Don Nielson Reader's Digest Card Trick scotch tape secretly attached to key card
Apr. 1966 32
James West Static solution
Inspired by Sep. 1966 56
Arthur Setterington Royal Quartet shuffled deck, kings are put next to aces
1967 4
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction sticky double facer
Also published here Dec. 1967 145
Theodore Annemann The Thought Card - Annotation from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
spectator writes any card on back of card, magician divines it
Related to Dec. 1967 147
Ken De Courcy Wallet Card (business) card or prediction produced from borrowed wallet, stuck with wax under table
1967 12
Edward Marlo Stik-Tack Trilogy three ideas with adhesive substance
1968 114
Edward Marlo, Burling Hull Variation on Hull's Prediction tabled card turns out to be any named card, sticky substance
1968 114
Edward Marlo Improved Named Vanish any named card is missing from deck, sticky substance, four methods
1968 116
Edward Marlo Ultra Open Prediction prediction from different deck, sticky substance, double facer
1968 118
J. W. Sarles Strange Sympathy hearts from one pack tacked to easel, hearts from other pack removed, chosen card turns over on easel, then one of the tacked cards changes to spades, see p. 206 for idea by Larry Jennings
June 1968 188
Edward Marlo A Marlo Variation same effect as Way Ahead Card to Card Case, but without miscalling
Inspired byAlso published here 1968 10
Bob Ostin Diminishing Cards - Vanish for Last Set
1968 71
Frank Lane Lane's Blue Card in Red Pack sticky card
1969 87
Al Koran, Alton Sharpe Borrowed You Find It two methods: sticky card and belly-stripped card
1969 93
Roger Floyd Numbero spectator names number, card at that position is predicted
1969 104
Edward Marlo Marlo's Repeat Open Prediction three phases with Stik-Tack
  • Method 1
  • Method 2 (inspired by Parrish reference)
  • Method 3
Inspired by Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
Edward Marlo Second Repeat Version Stik-Tak
  • Method 7
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
Edward Marlo Method Eight double facer, Stik-Tak
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
Jon Racherbaumer First Variation of Method 12
Fall 1969
Hierophant (Issue 1)
Roy Walton The Leaper Again card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packet
Inspired byAlso published here 1969 26
Karl Fulves As A Vanish placing sticky card next to selection with faro, also rough-smooth method
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement)
Edward Marlo The Variant Fingertip Peek applying substance to peeked-at card with right second finger
  • The Basic Method
  • Daub Variant
  • Saliva Variant
  • Adhesive Variant
Related toVariations 1970 74
Edward Marlo Pre-Determined Four - Fourth Effect A Fingertip Peeked card vanishes, waxed corner short
1970 107
Edward Marlo Repeat Signed Card to Case black Aces in case, selection travels in between them, three methods
Inspired by Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
Gene Anderson Gene Anderson's Fantastic Routine variation of Roydon's Fantastic, four cards penetrate two pieces of cardboard one by one
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Allan Ackerman On Kane's Blank Thought Deck blank deck, spectator thinks of any card, performer removes a blank card, all cards get faces and isolated card is thought-of one
Inspired by 1970 1
Allan Ackerman The Real Work on Adhesive where to put the tape
1970 23
Roger Smith Any Number via False Faro Method - Variations two variations
Inspired by Sep. 1970
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Roger Smith The Greatest Faro Trick of the Century card vanish, straight cut placement, faro shuffle and sticky
Sep. 1970
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Val Andrews For Magicians Only... No. 33, magician's gag for six card repeat, cards glued together in sleeve
1970 (ca.) 12
Karl Fulves It Stretches card is shown to be extra long, spectator can push it through deck, using wax gimmick
Related toVariations 1971 30
John Cornelius Stabba-Dabba-Doo face up card is stabbed in deck, next to selection, duplicate
Magick (Issue 15)
Gaston "Gasbor" Borgeaud Les cartes qui se transforment de face et de dos transformation of backs and faces of several cards, complicated gaff with adhesives
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 1)
Mike Schwartz, Roger Smith Gaffus MCE #2 gaffed version for Mental Card Epic
three selections, performer removes mates and chosen cards are placed on top
Inspired by June 1971
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11)
David Solomon Doubly Open gaffed
Variations Oct. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Fred Kaps "Red" in Blue Deck
Also published here 1972 7
Peter Alexis Foto Finish
May 1972 522
Don Nielsen Nielsen's Idea Sarles move as loading move under card
Inspired by Nov. 1972 572
Edward Marlo Not Quite Ambiguous Universal with two selections
1972 28
David Morse Choose Your Label red / blue double backer
Magick (Issue 42)
Card and Plate card is caught with plate out of shower of cards, wax on card
1972 90
Jimmy Grippo Clear Thru! handkerchief put on deck and corner folded in, selection penetrates the silk
Also published here 1972 91
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
1972 92
James G. Thompson Jr. Pierced under newspaper
1972 94
Clayton Rawson Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket
Also published here 1972 134
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley - Anneman Salt Trick Wrinkle No. 266, sounds like golf stick used to cut deck at selection, then picking it up with sticky end of stick
1972 66
Orville Wayne Meyer Ribbon Discovery No. 440, ribbon attached to wrong card, when pulled out is right card, sticky card
Also published here 1972 126
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Note On Roterberg No. 687, suggestion to use wax in the two referenced tricks
Related to 1972 186
Al Koran Where Did She Go? extra card, saliva
1972 101
Karl Fulves Reunion gaffed
Related to 1973 96
Frank Garcia Super-Special Prediction prediction in other deck, sticky card
1973 116
Karl Fulves Sticky Sleeve Steal double-sided tape on sleeve, arm comes to rest over deck
Dec. 1973 690
Frederick Wingfield Amazement-Al thirteen cards of one suit, chosen one is only not from this suit
Variations 1973
Magick (Issue 66)
Roger Smith The Prediction card predicted on piece of cardboard, free selection matches prediction, several handlings of basic method (switch) described in several modules
1974 1
Bruce Cervon Celebrity Prediction prediction of single card, selection signed on back
Variations 1974
Magick (Issue 92)
Norman van Tubergen Prediction Plus! handling variation
Inspired by 1974
Magick (Issue 93)
Fredric Kolb Personal Experience twelve numbered blank cards, one is selected and signed, spectator divines number on it
Magick (Issue 98)
Joseph Dunninger, Walter B. Gibson The Spaced-Out Card peeked card vanishes form deck
Magick (Issue 107)
Bob Hamilton Think-A-Rise Blu-Tack and handkerchief
Dec. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Karl Fulves Using Sleeves two cards placed in sleeve, then card signed in deck, two cards removed from sleeve and one is signed selection, tape on sleeve for steal
Inspired by 1975 199
Dai Vernon Card Vanish card that was peeked at vanishes from deck, uses saliva
Related to 1975 220
Jerry Mentzer Inflation Cent penny grows to dollar-sized penny, edge grip
Inspired by 1975 11
Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof and Was Gone card peeked in IF condition, later selection has vanished
1975 2
Roger Smith The Card That Didn't Go Poof - But Oddly So freely chosen card in IF condition turns out to be only odd-backed card, then odd-backed card changes to another selection, featuring unsticking a sticky card with a faro shuffle
1975 8
Gerald Kosky Floating Asrah Card card floats in front of hand, ring as convincer
1975 51
Gerald Kosky "Brain-Wave for Experts"
1975 73
Gerald Kosky The Obedient Joker Joker with different back is placed in the deck, card turns over and is found next to selection
1975 76
Frank Garcia The Puzzler Color Card Change tossed in air after color change
1975 ca. 4
David Berglas Jokers Wild three selections, three jokers turn into selections one by one, sample card turns out to be third selection
1976 41
Karrell Fox The "Plastrick" Bag deck in clear plastic bag, selection penetrates
1976 70
Karrell Fox "Take It and Stick It" card rises from fan and up in the air where it is caught, sticks to thumb
1976 141
Eddie Fields, Mike Schwartz Invisible Flight card vanishes from one deck and appears reversed in another
  • Method 2
Variations 1976 10
Eddie Fields, Mike Schwartz Personalized Flight back of card is marked, it travels into another deck
Inspired by 1976 12
Dave Walker, Mike Schwartz The Invisible "IT" gag in which "IT" appears on a card, on other side is selection
1976 22
Looy Simonoff Crayon Vanish using card signed with crayon as sticky card
Apr. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Karl Fulves Suspense card balanced between upright card case and deck, then it remains suspended (chair levitation like) when case is removed
Also published here 1978 1134
John F. Mendoza The Ultimate Torn and Restored Card signed on front and back, torn into eighth and restored, last corner restored as well
  • Restoration of the Torn Corner
1978 86
Teufelspost selection travels into sealed envelope
1978 63
Fred Kaps Rote Karte in Blauem Spiel
Also published here 1978 9
Edward Marlo The Re-Opened Prediction
  • 2nd Method
  • 3rd Method
  • 4th Method: The Spectator's Open Prediction (based on Curry's in reference)
  • The Final Method
Inspired by 1979 153
Edward Marlo Hole Card Type Switch using wax
1979 156
Karl Fulves Meltdown poker size card placed in bridge size deck vanishes
1979 4
Karl Fulves One From Two two cards from poker deck put in bridge size deck, named one vanishes and travels back
1979 5
Karl Fulves Club Duo two poker cards vanish from bridge size deck reappear reversed in poker size deck
1979 7
Karl Fulves Expansion of Matter bridge card sandwiched between poker size cards expands
  • Brutus Method
  • Sit-Down Approach
  • Sneak Attack
1979 13
Sixten Beme The Complete Card Linking
  • The Effect (frames shown apart, linked, then handed out without switch)
  • Requirements
  • Preparation
  • Splitting a card
  • Construction of the gimmicked card
  • Presentation
1979 4
Karl Fulves Continuous Count count with two cards taped together at one side
1979 13
Philip T. Goldstein Cue Stick card is selected and divined, notepad with wax
Magick (Issue 224)
Ken De Courcy Last Card Prediction final card predicted in pocket or wallet, with index or sticky dummy prediction
Inspired by 1979 8
Steve Beam Dissertation on Magic with Bodily Functions using saliva and earwax etc. for card magic, humorous article
  • Natural Force
  • The Ultimate
1979 47
Jochen Zmeck Dreifache Übereinstimmung symbol cards, one chosen by counting to it, one from a different set with numbers on their backs by naming a number, both match a previous prediction
Inspired by
  • idea from Max "Arcanus" Schybol
1979 11
Juan Tamariz Monte de tres cartas three phases
Inspired by
  • Roden's "Mosaico Magico"
1979 17
Juan Tamariz, Roden It's A Pity: The Juan Tamariz Routine and Presentation for Finding the Lady extra card
June 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6)
Jan Heins The Lady Vanishes card vanishes from the deck the spectator is holding
June 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6)
Samuel Berland, Bob Hummer Card and Ribbon ribbon with gummed sticker in pocket, selection vanishes from deck and is found attached on ribbon
Also published here 1980 11
Daryl Martinez Flexible Blue/Red Cards Across with two handkerchiefs
1980 13
Ray Grismer Gift of the Illuminati pencil and cards adhere to hand
Magick (Issue 262)
Jean Merlin Zündhölzer, Karten und Geldschein spectator reverses card behind back, it matches prediction, card torn up and burned except one piece, another card changes into bill, in wallet are the matches and in match book the restored card
VariationsAlso published here
  • Genii, Sep. 1974
Mar. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 1)
Fred Lowe Kartenstechen with newspaper cover
Aug. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2)
Ken Brooke Any Magazine or Book a Switching Tray switch with magazine or book
Also published here 1980 184
Ken Brooke The Rising Cards wand with sticky end under arm
Also published here 1980 185
Albert Verity As a Method of Card Control sticky coin attached to card as key card
Also published here 1980 185
Ken Brooke Tied card sticks to tie
Also published here 1980 186
Ken Brooke Read "Another" Again ideas with double-stick tape
  • card sticks to bald head
  • Utility
  • Skullocation
  • A Pot
  • Red Tape
Also published here 1980 186
Ken Brooke Brain Wave Outdone
Also published here 1980 188
Mel Brown The "Magic" Card card tossed next to selection, sticky duplicate
Variations July 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Gerald Kosky Münzenproduktion coin produced under spectator's lapel, then it vanishes and is fairly produced from the same spot again
Also published here June 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Roy Walton The Leaper Again card at thought-of position transposes with unknown card or appears at same position in other packet
Also published here 1981 17
Dr. James Nuzzo Dr. James Nuzzo's Bonus Idea sticky tape on body for cards
1982 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Combinations cards from under arm and pocket, sticky tape as holdout
1982 20
Dr. James Nuzzo Simplex card to back pocket, sticky tape
1982 21
Edward Marlo Marlo's Holdout sticky tape on body or table
1982 22
John Fells, Ramon Varela Three Into One Won't Go three Ace of Clubs shown, faces and backs change (using a three-on-one gag card), adapted from Ramon Varela (Misdirection magazine, 1964)
Jan. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1)
Christian Scherer Mehr als eine verblüffende Wanderung two card transposition, one under jumbo card other in the deck, eventually one signed selection is found in wallet
1982 115
David Britland Red Alert freely chosen card is only odd-backed card
Sep. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17)
Gary Inglese, Denny Laub Astrologic Fred trick using 12 cards with the different zodiac symbols
Feb. 1983
Magick (Issue 316)
John Kennedy Animated Card Location three selections, one rises from pocket, second shoots from deck, last rises from deck and floats into hand
1983 12
Sam Schwartz The Third GREAT SIN letter cards sent to host in advance, they predict a chosen word from the Astrology book
(A) on card sticky
(B) double facers
(C) double facers
Related toVariations 1983 36
T. Nelson Downs Reverse No. 6 waxed pair, from Downs-McGuire letters
1983 19
Eric F. Impey Mysto, The Masterpiece thought-of card vanishes, thirteen half-waxed pairs in deck, also as named vanish
VariationsAlso published here 1983 42
Walter Scott Walter's own original Formula and Method for "Slick Ace" from a letter by Eddie McGuire to Dai Vernon
1983 47
Theodore Annemann Remote Control reprint of original instructions, red/blue double backer, see only p. 45 for effect description by Max Holden from July 1929 Sphinx
1983 50
Orville Wayne Meyer Remote Control Improved reprint of original instructions, odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face
Also published here 1983 52
Al Baker Color Flight brief
1983 54
Nelson Hahne The Blue Intruder named card is only odd-backed card, stack and sticky card, brief, 1935
Also published here
  • Smart Magic (Ralph Hull, Nelson Hahne)
1983 62
Dick Koornwinder the smart Joker Joker reversed in deck changes into previous selection
Variations 1984 9
Dick Koornwinder the poor man's Card Stab with scissors into deck that's wrapped in paper napkin
1984 14
Steve Beam More? card case sticks to wall
1985 168
Greg Eanes Silicard silicon on card
1985 178
Greg Eanes Forced Vanish force and card vanish with the Silicard
1985 178
Greg Eanes Siliwave spectator turns one card over behind back and places it in the center of the deck, it's the only red backed card
1985 179
Greg Eanes Silicase signed card to card case
1985 179
Frederick Braue FB Palmaid gimmick on leg height with sticky substance to leave card there during spectator's shuffling (1936)
1985 11
The Wax Control selection behind the back
1985 23
Wax Pellet Control selection behind the back
1985 23
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction sticky double facer
Also published here 1985 (ca.) 10
Edward Marlo Female spectator's name on back of named card
VariationsAlso published here 1986 44
Eine Doppelwanderung two cards travel into picture frame one by one, sand frame
Dec. 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3 & 4)
Ken Simmons Hands Off Reverse...er, Vanish card lost by spectator in deck behind his back, it vanishes, two handlings
Inspired byVariations 1987 1
Pat Conway Double Change coin put on face-up deck, both coin an card then change, tosheroon
1987 68
Michael Weber Monte Surprise Three Card Monte, money card transforms into previously selected card
1987 8
Bruce Cervon Open Prediction double facer
Also published here 1988 220
William Goodwin Coin Cut O'Glue coin vanishes from top of deck, reappears next to selection
1988 7
Karrell Fox "Karrell's Klipper" deck with signed selection in paper bag, yarn with paper clip at end used to fish out selection
1988 108
Edward Marlo A Coin and Cards borrowed coin vanishes and travels next to selection, waxed card, three methods
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1965
1988 149
Jon Racherbaumer Another Adieux
Apr. 1988
Inside Out (Issue 4)
Scotty York The Frog Trick card reveals itself underneath handkerchief with help of card folded into frog, glorpy
  • Additions (frog changes into caricature of performer)
  • Bonus Routine (two folded frogs produce baby frogs in the handkerchief)
Inspired byAlso published here 1988 3
Scotty York, Jamy Ian Swiss The Tong Wars signed card caught out of shower of cards with mechanical extension tongs
  • Scotty York Method
  • Jamy Ian Swiss Method
1988 17
Masatoshi Furota Chinka Chink Card