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Theodore Annemann The Question for the Month idea for card production from tambourine
Related to Apr. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 7)
26
James G. Thompson Jr. "Surprise!!" deck appears from tambourine, solution
Inspired by July 1935
The Jinx (Issue 10)
51
Theodore Annemann Greta Annemann's Eyes of the Unknown writing of three face down cards is revealed in darkness
Variations 1935 8
James G. Thompson Jr. Penetrating Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief
Related to 1935 12
James G. Thompson Jr. Impromptu Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief
Related toAlso published here 1936
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
83
Theodore Annemann, Michael F. Zens Call Your Hand ten card set-up, see credit claim by Val Evans on page 259
VariationsAlso published here Sep. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 36)
243
William H. McCaffrey The Jumping Match or Toothpick
Related to 1938 830
James G. Thompson Jr. Who Killed Mr. X? written name is divined with story presentation
Also published here Apr. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 43)
291
James G. Thompson Jr. Mephisto Thot medium divines things written on papers
Also published here July 1938
The Jinx (Issue 46)
313
James G. Thompson Jr. Gabbatha
Also published here Nov. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 50)
347
Harold Lloyd, James G. Thompson Jr. You See? three card location, one-way, credit attribution to Thompson in Max Maven reference
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 51)
353
James G. Thompson Jr. Financial Nightmare bill transposition with story presentation
June 1939
The Jinx (Issue 57)
405
James G. Thompson Jr. Court of Intrigue verbal puzzle
July 1939
The Jinx (Issue 58)
419
James G. Thompson Jr. Court of Intrigue verbal puzzlepu
Aug. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 59)
424
James G. Thompson Jr. Red and Blue Futurama free selection in predicted on odd-backed card and changes back color
Oct. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 61)
437
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
Also published here Oct. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 63)
443
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Thought Transmission flash light code
Related to May 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11)
2
Harold Lloyd You See? three card discovery, using one hand only, one-way
Also published here 1940 280
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 80)
519
James G. Thompson Jr. The Passing of Sherlock Holmes medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 103)
621
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat! one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 117)
691
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness thorough discussion of his and Julia Thompson's Two-Person Code Act, involving flash light for coding, ESP coding, see also p. 348 of Pallbearers Review for credit claim
Related toAlso published here Apr. 1941
The Jinx (Issue 135)
769
James G. Thompson Jr. Embers billet in envelope burnt and divined
Apr. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 7)
26
James G. Thompson Jr. Silver Arrow
May 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 10)
38
James G. Thompson Jr. Blackout Magic writing of three face down cards is revealed in darkness
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 15)
61
James G. Thompson Jr. Builder-Upper revelation of a writing, luminous paint
Aug. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 15)
62
James G. Thompson Jr., Bruce Elliott The Coin Dowser coin is found with a dowsing rod in the dark
Aug. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 15)
63
James G. Thompson Jr., Charles Nyquist Daub securing it and what to use
Dec. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 24)
101
Franklin V. Taylor Peek Deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 25)
103
James G. Thompson Jr. Than Which No Whicher one of the kings is chosen, cards dealt and performer says stop when the king is reached
Jan. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 26)
107
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Sefalaljia III ring tied on string, without cover
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 26)
108
James G. Thompson Jr. Mystery on the Half Shell coin production, vanish and penetration of the pocket
Jan. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 26)
109
James G. Thompson Jr. Digit-Telepathy medium reveals card
Jan. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 26)
109
James G. Thompson Jr. Coin Betcha
Feb. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 28)
118
James G. Thompson Jr. T.T.T.
Feb. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 29)
120
Improved "The Eyes Have It"
Related to Feb. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 29)
120
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Pointer card is secretly signed on one side of the face, put back and spread so the signature is not seen, card is found
Apr. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 32)
133
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Key Card Placement
Apr. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 32)
133
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Popper Upper match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates it twice, match vanishes in the end
Related toVariations Sep. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 43)
176
James G. Thompson Jr. "Peek-Deck" Pappy Taylor's Peek Deck, as a code
Related toVariations Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 46)
188
James G. Thompson Jr. Duo-Finale three spectators think of something, write it down and seal their thought in an envelope, performer divines all three
Dec. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 51)
208
James G. Thompson Jr. Life Liberty Or - trick performing for friends over phone
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 57)
234
James G. Thompson Jr. One Way to One-Way using slop shuffle for orientating a borrowed deck which has a one-way feature
May 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 60)
244
James G. Thompson Jr. Fantasy in Red and Black slop shuffle red black separation, card location, lead in for a red black riffle shuffle set-up
May 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 60)
245
James G. Thompson Jr. Yoo Hoo, Dear! several cards are remembered by putting a knife somewhere in the deck
May 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 60)
245
James G. Thompson Jr. Double or Nothing coin held with clothespin is put in a handkerchief and vanishes
Variations Aug. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 67)
272
James G. Thompson Jr. Impromptu Vision reading writing on paper card covered with handkerchief, classic move from ball/coin through handkerchief used
Also published here 1944 44
James G. Thompson Jr. Shades of Sherlock Holmes! medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and a playing card transposes with the Ace of Spades (Death Card)
Also published here 1944 136
James G. Thompson Jr. Who Killed Mr. X written name is divined with story presentation
Also published here 1944 162
James G. Thompson Jr. Gabbatha
Also published here 1944 210
James G. Thompson Jr. Mephisto Thot medium divines things written on papers
Also published here 1944 259
Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Copy Cat one Si Stebbins, the other brainwave/invisible deck
Also published here 1944 294
James G. Thompson Jr. Utility Routine Svengali deck with the different cards stacked, ends clean, bridge deal finale
Also published here 1944 304
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement
Also published here 1944 322
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness thorough discussion of his and Julia Thompson's Two-Person Code Act, involving flash light for coding, ESP coding
  • General Test
  • Analysis
  • Questions
Also published here 1944 332
Franklin V. Taylor, Warner Perry, James G. Thompson Jr., R. C. Buff Peek Deck with several ideas and handlings
Related to 1945 111
James G. Thompson Jr. Out of These Hands
1945 115
James G. Thompson Jr. Double or Nothing Coin disappears with the help of a spring clothes-pin and a handkerchief
1945 195
James G. Thompson Jr. Moonlight Madness with flashlight bulb attached to the performer's rear
Related to 1945 265
Franklin V. Taylor Taylor's Cups and Balls three cups, gaffed, thread and sponge, gimmicked possibility to make a ball appear under a cup
VariationsAlso published here Jan. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 75)
304
Edward Marlo One-Way Sorting with Slop Shuffle
Related to Aug. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 90)
367
James G. Thompson Jr. Homing Eagle marked half dollar and english penny change places, with handkerchief
Feb. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 101)
407
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson's Discontented Card
May 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 105)
422
James G. Thompson Jr. Hoiman the Spirick comedy presentation for spirit buzzer, spirit bell, rapping hand etc.
Also published here Feb. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 119)
479
J. B. Bobo, James G. Thompson Jr. Silver and Copper
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
1947 108
Gerald Kosky Matchaskill miraskill with matches
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 145)
581
James G. Thompson Jr. Pocket Seance blank cards, name is divined and message appears
May 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 150)
601
James G. Thompson Jr. XX one of four cards is selected and packet wrapped with a rubber band, medium divines card
May 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 151)
610
Roy Benson It's Magic Benson bowl routine
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 156)
627
James G. Thompson Jr. Specious Specie lengthy coin transposition routine, then multiple coin production and vanish, with handkerchief
Aug. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 157)
630
James G. Thompson Jr. Pip Pip cutting at a thick card, pips
Oct. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 161)
647
Bill Simon The Chinese Cut cutting procedure with perpendicular configuration
Variations 1949 6
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko - The Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here Jan. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 220)
879
Bruce Elliott Tipsy Turvy
Related to Sep. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 238)
951
Edward Marlo Bottom Slip Cut in the hands
Related to 1952 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Two Pennies on the Leg
Variations 1952 143
, James G. Thompson Jr. Copper and Silver Transposition all with copper/silver coin
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
Also published here 1952 243
James G. Thompson Jr. Routine No. 17
1952 350
Charles Nyquist Sefalaljia III ring tied on string, without cover
Also published here 1953
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 14 No. 1)
92
James G. Thompson Jr. Jocko the Great routine with hand puppet, puppet makes handkerchief vanishes and appear and disappear, performs a mini die box and eventually finds selected card
Also published here 1956 229
James G. Thompson Jr. Peas and Cues routine, several phases
Also published here 1956 32
James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minds Get Together several things written on business cards are divined by performer, living and dead test
Also published here 1956 37
James G. Thompson Jr., Verne Chesbro, William H. McCaffrey, Gerald Kosky Strike One longer routine with matchbooks and matches, matchbook appears, match penetrates card, color of head change color, paddle routine, prediction of amount of matches and eventually matches transform into salt
Related toAlso published here 1956 44
James G. Thompson Jr. Matchbook Switch
1956 46
John Scarne, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr., Ben Dalgin Spheroid Skulduggery balls appear, split and change into small skull then into bigger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket
Also published here 1956 57
James G. Thompson Jr. Safety Pin-Up five safety pins link and unlink, moved on handkerchief and one is stretched as a climax
Also published here 1956 64
James G. Thompson Jr. Double Ring Ceremony longer routine with two Jardine Ellis Rings, off rope and ribbon, on wand and with a tube where a ball appears
Also published here 1956 73
James G. Thompson Jr. Tarot Telepathy medium divines selection
Also published here 1956 83
James G. Thompson Jr. Hoiman, the Spirick routine für Dr. Taylor's Improved Spirit Buzzer, electronic
Also published here 1956 89
James G. Thompson Jr., Franklin V. Taylor Cups and Balls ball on a string inside cup
  • Taylor's Cups and Balls Variation
  • Cups and Balls, classic routine with three cups
  • Benson Bowl Routine Variation
Inspired byAlso published here 1956 93
James G. Thompson Jr. Strictly One Sided three routines with different paddles
  • Jumping Gems
  • Mystery Paddle
  • Thompson's Magic Maker
Also published here 1956 108
James G. Thompson Jr. Presto - The Coins Through the Table four coins
VariationsAlso published here 1956 120
James G. Thompson Jr. Holding Back a Coin
Related to 1956 121
Tony Corinda (3) Electrical Two-Person Communicator Unit: CODE with torch
Related to 1959 252
Tony Corinda Improved Light Communicator based on the Thompson method
Related to 1959 252
Tony Corinda (9) Time Codes coding, both count at the same time
Related to 1959 260
Dai Vernon Fan Force bottom card slid to other side, fan broken at any point
Related toVariations 1960 73
James G. Thompson Jr. Premonition, A Prize Winner "The Little Man"
1961 57
James G. Thompson Jr. Five to One billets in hat, secret divination and reading
Jan. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 353)
239
James G. Thompson Jr. Low Bow to Don Tanner
Inspired by
  • Don Tanner's "Six Card Mental Test"
June 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 358)
260
James G. Thompson Jr. T-Formation as a force and a key card placement, two methods
  • What is it?
  • The Basic Position
  • The Pullover
  • The Pushover
  • Using the Pullover
  • Using the Pushover
1961 5
James G. Thompson Jr. The Peek Crimp with inserted card in deck, top card
1961 9
James G. Thompson Jr. Force from the Middle stabbing force, with card perpendicular to the deck
  • Above or below Break?
  • Force Getreadys
  • The Cross Card
1961 9
James G. Thompson Jr. Transposed selection is stabbed in the deck and transforms into second selection, selection is then found at stabbed position
1961 13
James G. Thompson Jr. Card Turnover while turning deck over, card from the middle ends up reversed on top
1961 14
James G. Thompson Jr. Controlled Double Lift
1961 16
John Hudak Printer's Demon phoned medium reveals content on a page on freely selected newspaper, see p. 874 for credit information
Related toVariations Jan. 1967 77
James G. Thompson Jr. Without Benefit of Magician three methods to reverse a card in a one way deck
Related toAlso published here 1967 6
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Scales spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection
Also published here 1967 7
James G. Thompson Jr. One Way to One Way method to sort a one-way deck
Also published here 1967 9
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Five Think five times four card, impromptu version with slop shuffle
Also published here 1967 10
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Las Vegas Eyes cards apparently marked, several times a card is selected and divined, eventually a card is put face up in the deck and cards named above and below, marking is seen with sunglasses
Also published here 1967 12
James G. Thompson Jr. Basic Glide Force cards are cut in the hands, glide holds force card back
1967 16
James G. Thompson Jr. How'd He Know? on slip of paper, with basic glide force
1967 18
James G. Thompson Jr. One Step Ahead variation on How'd He Know?
1967 18
James G. Thompson Jr. The "In" Card two cards, written on blank card, card stabbed in center
Also published here 1967 19
James G. Thompson Jr. Anyone You Touch Hull's Nu-Idea Deck with prediction paper between cards
1967 22
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge On Edge edgemarked deck
Also published here 1967 23
James G. Thompson Jr. Fabric Fantasy three thought of cards are removed and put under a handkerchief, performer divines all three, edgemarked deck
Also published here 1967 24
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Medium Rare edgemarked deck and code
Also published here 1967 26
James G. Thompson Jr. Deck Stabbing stabbing a knife next to a named card, edgemarked
Also published here 1967 30
James G. Thompson Jr. Sympathesia medium removes selected card from a deck, two decks, easy code
Also published here 1967 30
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Two Minutes to Telepathy easy two person code, word for values and suits
Related toAlso published here 1967 32
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Perfecz Poker Face performer stops at named card
1967 33
James G. Thompson Jr. Telepathy by the Clock seconds counting
Related toAlso published here 1967 34
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Murder, INC. murder game, with ten pieces of information and assistant organizing everything while performer is out of the room
Also published here 1967 38
James G. Thompson Jr. Blackout Magic classic one ahead routine, with reading in the dark presentation
Inspired by 1967 46
James G. Thompson Jr. A Dark Secret same card is reversed in the deck, spirits turned cards over in the dark
Also published here 1967 47
James G. Thompson Jr. Embers billet in envelope is burnt, divination of word
1967 48
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Telastrophy Jr. with tricolor pen, three things written on blank cards, match perfectly with what performer has written
Also published here 1967 58
James G. Thompson Jr. Keys to Entertainment routine for Key-R-Rect, borrowed finger ring on lock
1967 64
James G. Thompson Jr. The "Good Republican" prediction of future president, humorous routine
Also published here 1967 65
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Before the Presses Roll! headline prediction in nest of envelopes, sent by mail
Also published here 1967 69
Karl Fulves ESP + Math ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards, see also p. 728 for comment, p. 840 for comment by Jerry Fulton
Related toVariations Feb. 1968 162
James G. Thompson Jr. Cards & Pellets "A Treatise" - Some Basic Moves
Also published here June 1968 183
James G. Thompson Jr. Some History on Cards & Pellets effects, starting in 1920
Related to
  • reference by F. I. Geohegan on p. 230
June 1968 184
James G. Thompson Jr. Some Analysis of Cards & Pellets
June 1968 185
James G. Thompson Jr. Cards & Pellets - Some Early Original Routines three cards written on billets divined, four methods and some further references and ideas
Also published here July 1968 192
James G. Thompson Jr. The Master Key master move bottom slip cut
Related to
  • "Magic To Delight" (Thompson Jr.)
July 1968 193
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force continued on p. 198
Related to July 1968 194
James G. Thompson Jr. Cards & Pellets - Finale further remarks on the Three Pellet Trick, cards written on billets are divined
Aug. 1968 198
James G. Thompson Jr. Stripper Deck Reversals two methods
Aug. 1968 198
James G. Thompson Jr. Peek Deck Origins and Telomatic Deck
Related to Aug. 1968 198
James G. Thompson Jr. Tossed Out Deck Comments
Aug. 1968 199
George B. Anderson World's Easiest Message Reading information written on business card, pile of business cards wrapped in handkerchief
Related to 1968 34
James G. Thompson Jr. Joint Signature "based on a card problem entitled Two-Card Quadrille", card signed on back by spectator as prediction, turns out to be later selection which is signed on the face
Variations Oct. 1970 365
James G. Thompson Jr. Disjointed Account two coins, one jumps from hand to hand, shell
1972 243
James G. Thompson Jr. Eye Spy spectator writes with lipstick on mirror, performer divines the information
Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
491
James G. Thompson Jr. Twin Forcast two predictions written on business card, business card stabbed into deck between prediction
Related toVariations Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
491
James G. Thompson Jr. Third Eye window envelope handling, see p. 527 for idea by Bob Still
Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
492
James G. Thompson Jr. Tangible Intangible presented as thought-of card
Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
493
James G. Thompson Jr. Master Move as Switch replacing card to bottom, actually second from bottom
Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
494
James G. Thompson Jr. Improved Question Reading envelopes
  • Part Two (shorter test with only three envelopes)
  • Part Three (as a two-person act)
Also published here Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
494
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index)
VariationsAlso published here Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
497
James G. Thompson Jr. Strongest Thought five spectators write stuff on billets, secret instructions on what type of information to write on billet, sealed envelope reading method, chalk with razor blade
Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
498
James G. Thompson Jr. Thoughts At Work selection removed from deck and checked that it's missing, yet removed card changes to indifferent card and selection is back in deck
Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
500
James G. Thompson Jr. Mentalism by Design one of nine designs chosen, performer duplicates it, same designs in different orientations
Related toVariations Winter 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6th Folio)
501
James G. Thompson Jr. Think-A-Word cards with words, one chosen, performer divines it by rattling off all letters, can get one "no"
Related to Aug. 1972 553
Nathan Stark The Fourth Dimension clever single card prediction in envelope, partial three-way forcing deck
VariationsAlso published here 1972
Magick (Issue 52)
257
James G. Thompson Jr. Spirit Ring ring on wand, with handkerchief
1972
Magick (Issue 64)
317
James G. Thompson Jr. The Ambitious Card short routine with Braue Pop-Up Card finish
1972 12
James G. Thompson Jr. Through the Table bold lapping move
1972 18
James G. Thompson Jr. Winged Thoughts code over phone
1972 33
James G. Thompson Jr. The Eyes Have It coding only with eye movement
Also published here 1972 37
James G. Thompson Jr. Repeat Selection card dropped on the floor changes into selection
1972 54
James G. Thompson Jr. Mistake? off-beat two cards transposition, apparently finding wrong cards
1972 82
James G. Thompson Jr. Pierced under newspaper
1972 94
James G. Thompson Jr. Under the Knife
1972 94
James G. Thompson Jr. Number Spell-Out
1972 112
James G. Thompson Jr. Lie Detector Variation
1972 139
James G. Thompson Jr. Call Your Hand Variation performer's poker hand contains four Aces and selection
Inspired by 1972 144
James G. Thompson Jr. Guess Your Card two cards are divined
1972 146
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson Force Get Ready charlier pass for bringing card to center
1972 147
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson Glimpse side-jogged card, before riffle shuffling in the hands
Also published here 1972 148
James G. Thompson Jr. From 1 to 10 bringing card to a desired number
1972 150
James G. Thompson Jr. Reverse Glide
July 1973
Epilogue (Issue 18)
171
James G. Thompson Jr. ESP + Math + Thompson ESP cards are shuffled and distributed, performer knows who has a pair in his cards
  • Adding Another Factor
  • Phase II
  • Phase III
  • Added Notes by Thompson
Inspired by 1973 92
Derek Dingle Coins Thru Table four coins
  • The First Coin (after Thompson Jr.)
  • The Second Coin
  • The Third Coin (after Vernon)
  • The Last Coin
  • Alternate Handling of the First Coin
  • Second Alternate Handling
see also p. 625 and p. 711
Inspired byVariations Jan. 1973 581
James G. Thompson Jr. Holding Back a Coin
Related to Jan. 1973 586
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson Side Glide Force
1973 58
Jerry K. Hartman Twocast
Inspired by 1973 58
James G. Thompson Jr. Another Dimension single card prediction in envelope, partial two-way forcing deck
Inspired by 1973
Magick (Issue 69)
343
James G. Thompson Jr. Karten und Kügelchen
  • Einige Grundlegende Griffe
  • Etwas Geschichte
  • Etwas Analyse
  • Etwas Zusammenfassung
Also published here Oct. 1973
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
26
James G. Thompson Jr. Einige Frühe Originalroutinen three cards written on billets divined, four methods and some further references and ideas
Also published here Oct. 1973
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
30
James G. Thompson Jr. The Master Move master move bottom slip cut
Oct. 1973
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
33
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force
Oct. 1973
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
33
James G. Thompson Jr. Highly Improbable matching cards with two decks under strict conditions, stacked and window case
1974 83
James G. Thompson Jr. Ah One Anna Two...
July 1974
Epilogue (Issue 21)
196
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Bulls Eye two pieces of paper, one with writing, spectator holds one in each hand, performer divines the hand with the writing
Inspired by
  • problem posed in "Private Journal" (Bob Lynn)
Variations
Jan. 1974 697
Robert Parrish Bull's Eye II spectator draws something on one of two slips of paper, both are mixed on table, performer divines the slip with writing and then its content
Inspired by Summer 1974
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9th Folio)
770
James G. Thompson Jr. No Way two spectators decide on a number up to 25, first spectator counts down to that card in half the deck, performer writes down two cards, second spectator counts down, both cards match prediction
Sep. 1974 787
Jerry K. Hartman, James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson Glide Force Variation Side-Glide variation, in action of removing cards below face-up “tossed” card
Related to
  • "Thompson Glide Force” (James G. Thompson Jr., Card Party, Thompson & Rutledge, pp. 17-18)
Also published here
1974 7
James G. Thompson Jr. However amusing patter. color changing backs kicker
July 1975
Epilogue (Issue 24)
224
Jerry K. Hartman Two For The Seer Saw riffle force to break with delay, here as prediction of two cards, see also Fulves' notes on page 242
Related toVariations 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 1)
234
Stewart Judah Penta-Match match on business card covered by matchbook, penetrates it
Inspired byAlso published here Winter 1975
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))
853
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Retrospective long article about the evolution of phone effects, reprinted from Sphinx, 1942
  • "20th Century Telepathy" (John Northern Hilliard)
  • John Percival, Benedict and Paul Rockwood versions
  • Fred D. Muth & elimination principle
  • "One By Swindle" (F. Jackson)
  • U. F. Grant
  • "Colored Silks" (Earl Thomas)
  • "Operator Calling" (Harris Solomon)
  • "Right Number" (Kent Arthur)
  • "The Phantom Phone" (Howard Savage)
  • "Winged Thoughts" (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
  • "Phoned Thots" (Orville Meyer)
Apr. 1975 952
Harvey Rosenthal, James G. Thompson Jr., Dai Vernon Pressure Fan Force
Related to
  • Fan Force (Dai Vernon, 1960)
  • James G. Thompson's "Pressure Fan Force" in "Top Secrets of Magic"
1976 9
James G. Thompson Jr. The Phone Miracle No. 48, card selected with some counting and numbers
1976 72
James G. Thompson Jr. Gedankenrendezvous several things written on business cards are divined by performer, living and dead test
Also published here Mar. 1977
Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 2)
63
James G. Thompson Jr. Modernes Zettellesen envelopes
  • Teil 2 (shorter test with only three envelopes)
  • Teil 3 (as a two-person act)
Also published here July 1977
Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 3)
117
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Vor Drucklegung headline prediction in nest of envelopes, sent by mail
Also published here Dec. 1977
Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 4)
148
James G. Thompson Jr. Doppelring-Zeremonie longer routine with two Jardine Ellis Rings, off rope and ribbon, on wand and with a tube where a ball appears
Also published here Oct. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 3)
89
James G. Thompson Jr. Presto four coins
Also published here Dec. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4)
118
James G. Thompson Jr. Holding Back a Coin
Dec. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 4)
119
Karl Fulves Ace Under Glass named ace penetrates case into cellophane which is pulled halfway down
Inspired by 1979 74
Karl Fulves, James G. Thompson Jr. Future Vision No. 19, spectator pushed paper into deck, cards above and below are predicted
Inspired by 1979 27
James G. Thompson Jr. Magazine Mentalism No. 35, trick performing for friends over phone
Also published here 1979 56
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Las Vegas Augen cards apparently marked, several times a card is selected and divined, eventually a card is put face up in the deck and cards named above and below, marking is seen with sunglasses
Also published here Apr. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 1)
8
David Britland Cabbalistic Cord ring threaded on string under handkerchief
Inspired by 1980
The Talon (Issue 6)
75
Juan Tamariz El Milagro Efecto N°8, Brainwave and Multefect deck, clever handling of Brainwave deck
Inspired by 1980 38
Karl Fulves, James G. Thompson Jr. Safety Pin-Up No. 81, classic unlink
1981 103
David Britland Christmas Cord penetration with pair of scissors, under handkerchief
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Dec. 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8)
140
James G. Thompson Jr. "A" wie in Asse during a quick mate coincidence, the four Aces are secretly brought to the top, then Aces found by counting to values and other Ace effects
Also published here
  • Magic to Delight, Thompson Jr.
Jan. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 4)
135
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Telastrophy Jr. with tricolor pen, three things written on blank cards, match perfectly with what performer has written
Also published here Jan. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 4)
141
James G. Thompson Jr. Das Nusschalenspiel
Also published here Jan. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 4)
142
James G. Thompson Jr. Punktum! routine with blank cards and colored spots/circles on them
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Parade 1967
Jan. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 4)
146
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Mit Dank an A. G. Bell on phone divinations, credit information and references, outline of various methods
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, May 1942
Oct. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 3)
120
Juan Tamariz, Verne Chesbro, James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Blockbuster Prediction two packs, magician reverses card in one, then spectator in other deck, they match, repeat, Brainwave & Multeffect Cards
Related to 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3)
1006
Thomas Alan Waters, Sam Dalal, James G. Thompson Jr. Indiair method for two-phase prediction, window envelope
Inspired by 1982
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm)
309
Charles Nyquist, James G. Thompson Jr. Mit Dank an A. G. Bell - 1. Fortsetzung on phone divinations, credit information and references, outline of various methods
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, May 1942
Apr. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 1)
37
James G. Thompson Jr. Stegreif-Telefon-Telepathie four words (probability force) written, medium called and it divines one of the chosen words
July 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 2)
73
Thomas Alan Waters, James G. Thompson Jr. Jato word from book is predicted in envelope
Inspired by 1983
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mindscript 1: The Book Test)
370
James G. Thompson Jr., Franklin V. Taylor Automatisches Becherspiel ball on a string inside cup
Also published here Aug. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 2)
52
James G. Thompson Jr. Traue keinem As! longer routine with Aces and Kings, with following items and 4&4 oil water
Aug. 1983
Intermagic (Vol. 10 No. 2)
62
Thomas Alan Waters Pentab multiple out prediction in envelope
Inspired by 1985
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr)
647
James G. Thompson Jr. Jet Thought No. 59, one of five cities predicted in envelope (with index)
Also published here 1985 105
Karl Fulves Think of a President No. 60, envelope contains picture of named president
Inspired by 1985 107
James G. Thompson Jr. Ricochet Ring "Bounding Bangle", ring on loop of rope, held between hands, ring jumps from lower strand to upper strand
Variations 1986 26
Karl Fulves Ricochet Knot rope knotted into loop, held between hands, knot jumps from lower strand to upper strand and then off
Inspired by 1986 28
Philip T. Goldstein Designated Thinker one of six designs chosen, performer duplicates it, same designs in different orientations used
Inspired by Oct. 1987
Magick (Issue 397)
1983
James G. Thompson Jr. Tarot-Telepathie medium divines selection
Also published here Oct. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
49
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. One Mitwirkung des Magiers three methods to reverse a card in a one way deck
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
79
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Das heimliche Sortieren eines Einwegspiels method to sort a one-way deck
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
79
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Mentalwaage spectator deals amount of cards on the table, stops and remembers next card, performer cuts same amount and locates selection
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
80
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. 5 Karten werden gedacht five times four card, impromptu version with slop shuffle
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
82
James G. Thompson Jr. Mitten Dazwischen two cards, written on blank card, card stabbed in center
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
83
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Das Kantenmarkierte Spiel edgemarked deck
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
84
James G. Thompson Jr. Tuchfantasie three thought of cards are removed and put under a handkerchief, performer divines all three, edgemarked deck
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
86
Ned Rutledge, James G. Thompson Jr. Das hellsehende Medium edgemarked deck and code
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
87
James G. Thompson Jr. Kartenstechen stabbing a knife next to a named card, edgemarked
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
89
James G. Thompson Jr. Sympathesia medium removes selected card from a deck, two decks, easy code
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
90
James G. Thompson Jr., Ned Rutledge Zwei Minuten zur Telepathie easy two person code, word for values and suits
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
92
James G. Thompson Jr. Der Uhrzeit-Code seconds counting
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
93
James G. Thompson Jr. Der gute Christdemokrat prediction of future president, humorous routine
Also published here Dec. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 2)
99
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did spectator turns over a card in the deck, performer has the same card turned over in a second prediction deck
Related toAlso published here 1988 140
James G. Thompson Jr. Bottom Slip Cut in the hands
Related to 1988 8
, James G. Thompson Jr. Copper and Silver Transposition
  • Number One
  • Number Two
  • Number Three
  • Number Four (J. G. Thompson, Jr.)
Also published here 1988 7
James G. Thompson Jr. Peekaboo! code for sixty-four objects, grid
Also published here
  • Magic to Delight
Feb. 1988
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 3)
141
Karl Fulves Code Nine nontransitive game with cut-in-half tickets that have half numbers on them
Related to 1991 46
Jack Kent Tillar Li'l Hooker medium divines word or other information, transmitting information by sticking post-it on spectator
Related to May 1991
Magick (Issue 455)
2273
James G. Thompson Jr. Streichholzereien longer routine with matchbooks and matches, matchbook appears, match penetrates card, color of head change color, paddle routine, prediction of amount of matches and eventually matches transform into salt
Also published here Dec. 1991
Intermagic (Vol. 16 No. 4 & 5)
156
Jerry K. Hartman, James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson Glide Force Variation Side-Glide variation, in action of removing cards below face-up “tossed” card
Also published here 1991 313
Peter Duffie Jointly Does It odd-backed card signed on back by performer, another card signed on face by spectator, odd-backed then has this face
Inspired by 1993 11
Tony Bartolotta Thought In Color movie star and color chosen, prediction in envelope in which chosen actor is striked through
Inspired by 1994
Rigmarole (Issue 6)
69
James G. Thompson Jr., Clip Joint coin clip in flesh fold at base of hand, hand looks empty
1994
Rigmarole (Issue 7)
76
James G. Thompson Jr. Völlig Einseitig
  • Ken Allens Jumping Gems
  • Die Münzenkelle
Also published here May 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 3)
92
Derek Parfitt, James G. Thompson Jr. Prophetic Post-It prediction on post-it note stuck to face card of deck, any card in the deck namd and removed, it matches prediction
May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
64
Andy Nyman Witness For The Prosecution medium out of room, then returns to divine type of murder and vicitm
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1997 23
Dave Campbell Fusion selection signed on face, odd-backed card signed on back by performer suddenly has the spectator's signed face
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1998 20
James G. Thompson Jr. Der Gedankenfänger spectator thinks of an umbrella word, five spectators write down a word belonging to that category, performer divines category and gives words back to correct spectators
1998
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 1)
33
James G. Thompson Jr. Meine Sicherheitsnadel-Routine five safety pins link and unlink, moved on handkerchief and one is stretched as a climax
Also published here 1998
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3)
99
James G. Thompson Jr. Der Rückläufer
Inspired by
  • "Come Back Card" (Ed Marlo, Genii)
1998
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3)
112
James G. Thompson Jr. Die umherreisende Karte twenty-six red cards and one black card, black card travels to top
1998
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 3)
114
James G. Thompson Jr. Zwei in die Hand... balls appear, split and change into small skull then into bigger skull, two in the hand one in the pocket
Also published here 1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
94
James G. Thompson Jr. Im Dunkeln ist gut munkeln writing of three face down cards is revealed in darkness
Also published here 1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
100
James G. Thompson Jr. Ein kurzer Blick side-jogged card, before riffle shuffling in the hands
Also published here 1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
100
James G. Thompson Jr. Reine Angabe twirl cut extension
1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
103
James G. Thompson Jr. Kreuz-Abheben cutting procedure with perpendicular configuration
Inspired by 1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
104
James G. Thompson Jr. Doppelverwandlung card in spectator's hand transposes with another card, spectator holds selection at the end
1999
Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 3)
105