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Theodore Annemann Nightmare Effects (Second Effect) spectator chooses card and seals it in an envelope without looking at it, another card selected with riffle peek, that card vanishes and is found in envelope
Variations 1928 1
Theodore Annemann A Card is Found Once More one-way backs
Related toVariations 1934 9
Theodore Annemann A Matter of Policy story gag trick with twenty giant cards, ten democrats and ten republics, see page 54 for further comments and page 99 for improvement by Max Holden, see page 172 for improvement by Andrew Brennan
Related to June 1935
The Jinx (Issue 9)
35
Henry Christ Lies! Lies! Lies! corner short or one-way back
Related toVariations 1935
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1935)
39
Theodore Annemann Get It! deck is handed to three spectators in the dark, everyone selects a card and when the light is on again, performer reveals all three cards, three forcing decks
VariationsAlso published here 1935 15
Paul Curry Another Stop! spectator stops while riffling, performer knows card, short card and set-up, for credit details reference
Inspired byAlso published here Apr. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 19)
107
Michael F. Zens Zens' Miracle Pocket to Pocket Trick three chosen cards, envelopes, repeating set-up deck
Related toVariations 1937 298
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper
Related toAlso published here Oct. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 37)
245
Paul Curry "Touch" prediction written on cards, deck of double facers
Variations 1937 44
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch"
Variations 1938 442
Paul Curry The Curry Turn-Over Change
VariationsAlso published here 1939 6
Paul Curry Lost and Found two spectators remember cards and their positions, shuffle, two other cards find selections by stabbing the pack behind back
1939 36
Paul Curry A Cur(r)i-ous Prediction spectator turns a card over behind his back which is predicted
1940 49
Paul Curry Reversed Card Transfer Switch as reversed card is transferred to bottom
Related to 1940 50
Paul Curry Card Reverse
1940 51
The Jumping Rubber Band classic
Related to 1941 134
Paul Curry Foreword
1941 2
Paul Curry I.O.U. dime is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a penny, under the penny is a little circle of paper "IOU 9 ct"
Also published here 1941 3
Paul Curry Think of a Card spectator cuts thought-of card to face of stacked deck and then loses it
Also published here 1941 4
Paul Curry Next! the selected card is found next to a card with the message "Your card will be next"
Also published here 1941 5
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, two cards match after Henry Christ cutting procedure
Also published here 1941 7
Paul Curry Turn of the Century Location setting short double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 8
Paul Curry Force & Vanish with Henry Christ Force double facer
Also published here 1941 8
Paul Curry Smoke Signals card and word written on billets, then burnt and divined
Also published here 1941 9
Paul Curry Potpourri card vanishes from deck and is found in card case
Inspired by 1941 10
Paul Curry Blackout deck is handed to two spectators in the dark who select cards, performer finds mates
Inspired by 1941 12
Paul Curry Double Prediction card is selected turned over and behind spectator's back, pushed into the deck, both cards are predicted
Also published here 1941 13
Paul Curry Padding add-a-number coincidence
Also published here 1941 14
Paul Curry Mates spectator shuffles deck and takes card from face-down ribbon spread and gives it to spectator, performer also takes a card from spread, they are mates
1941 16
Paul Curry Switch under Coat behind back
1941 16
Paul Curry Pay-Off bill folded and put in envelope, serial number is divined
Also published here 1941 17
Paul Curry Pressto blue backed card is selected, deck put on a red deck and pressed, selection is found in the middle of the red backed cards, second time spectator presses
Also published here 1941 19
Paul Curry Odd! card chosen and spectator draws design on its face, performer locates it behind his back and also the divines the design
1941 21
Paul Curry Clink! coin picked up from bunch of coins which are pocketed again, it vanishes, when invisible coin is thrown against pocket a clink sound is heard
1941 22
Paul Curry Face to Face faced deck straightens out, repeat
1941 23
Paul Curry Turnover Half Pass as deck is turned over
Related toVariations 1941 24
Paul Curry Bottom Palm
Related toAlso published here 1941 25
Paul Curry Two Card Routine
  • Effect No. 1: Joker and Ace of Spades change places
  • Effect No. 2: Joker on top, Ace on the bottom vanish and are found together in the center
  • Effect No. 3: Joker and ace pushed in the deck, travel to top and bottom
  • Effect No. 4: two numbers are called, counted and the cards found at those positions are Joker and Ace
  • Effect No. 5: Joker and Ace reverse in the deck
  • Effect No. 6: spectator reverses one card behind his back, it is the Joker
  • Effect No. 7: two selections are put face up into the deck, next to them the Joker and the Ace are found
  • Effect No. 8: selections transform into Joker and Ace
  • Effect No. 9: two cards clipped by four paper clips are removed from the pocket, Joker and Ace
Also published here 1941 27
Paul Curry The Turn-Over Change
1941 27
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key card, "by no means new", for impromptu method see footnote
Related toVariations 1942 8
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on using adult methods when learning magic, John Scarne, James G. Thompson, Annemann, Miss Vivian St. John, Paul Curry and Russel Swann
June 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 37)
154
Paul Curry Out of this Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 53)
216
Bruce Elliott The Back Room idea for Curry's "Out of this Phone Book", eliminating the cards and presentation for card frame both by Audley Walsh
Related to Feb. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 54)
220
Paul Curry Nyctalopia spectator writes name in dark with lights out, performer divines it, carbon paper
Also published here 1944 59
John J. Crimmins Jr. Extra Joker Prediction
Related to 1945 74
Paul Curry Next! the selected card is found next to a card with the message "Your card will be next"
Related toAlso published here 1945 75
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, two cards match after Henry Christ cutting procedure
Also published here 1945 78
Paul Curry Turn of the Century Location setting short double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure
Related toAlso published here 1945 79
Paul Curry Force & Vanish with Henry Christ Force double facer
Also published here 1945 79
Paul Curry I.O.U dime is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a penny, under the penny is a little circle of paper "IOU 9 ct"
Related toAlso published here 1945 161
Paul Curry Out Of This Phone Book book, opened freely, line is forced, Franklin V. Taylor's peek deck principle with a book
Related toAlso published here 1945 20
Bruce Elliott Silver Walls piece of paper is put between two coins, any number appears on the paper
Related to May 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 83)
336
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
VariationsAlso published here June 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 86)
348
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dell O'Dell, Ken Crossen, Paul Curry
Sep. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 92)
375
Roger Barkann Follow the Leaders routine with red/black effects
  • prediction of red / black relationship (Phoenix No. 1)
  • Out of this World (not explained)
  • Follow the Leader (not explained)
  • Slop Shuffle Color Separation
Related to Mar. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 102)
409
L. Vosburgh Lyons Discus Chinese compass, arrows on circle point always in same direction
Related to Mar. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 102)
410
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Out of This World by Paul Curry 1946 28
Paul Curry New View deck in new deck order, spectator has the deck behind the back and puts one card reversed in the middle of the deck, exactly in order
Variations Feb. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 120)
481
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Paul Fleming, Paul Curry, L. Vosburgh Lyons, Bill Grace, Richard Himber
Mar. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 121)
488
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 123)
496
Paul Curry Cigarette Switch
Related to Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 123)
496
Paul Curry Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link, see also ring & tape sequence in "Sefalaljia"
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 123)
496
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 124)
500
Paul Curry One Down card is inserted face up in the pack behind spectator's back and divined
Related to Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 124)
500
Paul Curry Curry Favors
May 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 125)
504
Paul Curry Two Minutes from Now spectator thinks stop at his selection when performer names the cards, position is predicted too
May 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 125)
504
Paul Curry Curry Favors
May 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 126)
505
Paul Curry Do As I Do
Related toVariations May 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 126)
505
Paul Curry Curry Favors on the Indian rope mystery
June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 127)
512
Paul Curry On and Off two ribbon rings threaded through a nut and lowered into a hat, under a handkerchief the selected ribbon penetrates the nut
Related to June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 127)
512
Paul Curry Curry Favors on Touch and variations of it
July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 129)
520
Paul Curry Ripping, Eh, What! for Annemann's Pseudo Psychometry, as a two person mental stunt, coding idea for assistant's tearing of the envelopes
Related toAlso published here July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 129)
520
Paul Curry Thar She Blows! presentation idea for revealing a card
Also published here July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 129)
520
Paul Curry Curry Favors
July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 130)
524
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 130)
524
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Al Wheately, Paul Curry, Bill Larsen, Vernon, Felix Greenfield
July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 130)
524
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Aug. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 131)
528
Paul Curry The Whispering Jokers card is removed, all card named and removed one named instead of joker, selection is named
Related toVariations Aug. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 131)
528
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Aug. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 132)
532
Paul Curry Gutter Magic card is found on the street, destroyed and vanished, then found again at the same spot as in the beginning
Also published here Aug. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 132)
532
Paul Curry Think of a Card spectator cuts thought-of card to face of stacked deck and then loses it
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 132)
532
Paul Curry Curry Favors on Ed Marlo
Sep. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 134)
540
Paul Curry Haunted Pack Variation
Sep. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 134)
540
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Sep. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 135)
544
Paul Curry Miscalled
Related toVariations Sep. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 135)
544
Paul Curry Torn Center Billet Improvement
Related toAlso published here Oct. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 137)
552
Paul Curry Curry Favors on advertising and one way principle
Also published here Nov. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 138)
556
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Nov. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 139)
560
Paul Curry Two Together spectator and performer think of a card in their half and note them on a business card, halves are put together back to back and two cards slipped of together, the noted cards are slipped of at the same time
Related toVariations Nov. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 139)
560
Paul Curry Curry Favors
Dec. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 141)
568
Paul Curry Mindreading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selected
Related to Dec. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 141)
568
Franklin V. Taylor Hallucination two card change places, then one card held on palm vanishes, just to again appear in the wallet, see p. 377 for corrections
VariationsAlso published here Oct. 1947 361
Paul Curry Thoughts of "Hallucination" various ideas for Taylor's routine
Inspired by Dec. 1947 381
George G. Kaplan Double-Back Corner-Short Location out of the room selection
Related to 1948 44
Dai Vernon Message in the Flames center tear handling
Related toVariations 1948 149
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Paul Rosini's passing, Chang, Vernon, Rufus Steele, Jordan, Arthur Finley, Annemann, Paul Curry, Stewart James, Rober Lund, Paul Fleming and more
Oct. 1948 471
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Okito, Chang, Vernon, Cliff Green, Richiardi, Dick Welles, Ken Allen, Ballantine, Paul Curry, John Scarne, history of Out of This World, Paul Rosini, Jerry Lukins' List and more
Dec. 1948 489
Dai Vernon, Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 168)
672
Martin Gardner, Edward Marlo, Bert Allerton Ten Card Deal P.S. further ideas on the ten card poker deal
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 170)
681
John Murray Take Ten finale for ten card poker deal, all cards are put in separated envelopes
Related toAlso published here June 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 180)
719
Paul Curry, Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, with reflex beginning
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 191)
764
Gerald Kosky Letter from Gerald Kosky to Bruce Elliott ideas on Pocketed
Related to Dec. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 193)
772
Paul Curry Out of This World reasoning to change colors in middle of the routine
Mar. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 10)
525
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on John Scarne, Paul Curry, Al Baker, Bruce Elliott, Think-a-Cards, Gerald Kosky, Stuart Cramer, Milbourne Christopher and more
May 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 12)
541
Elizabeth Warlock Linklater with a piece of wood, similar working to Dean's Box
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 212)
846
Tom Ransom New(er) View impromptu version of the Curry effect
Inspired by July 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 233)
931
Bob Somerfeld Ripping! envelopes with items inside, selection with back turned is divined, sound reading
Related toVariations 1951 1
Paul Curry You're a Liar presentational idea
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 246)
982
Paul Curry Fourth Dimensional Turning idea for S.S. Adams money printing machine, performer and spectator write names on both sides of a paper, when put in machine paper turns inside out and back
Also published here Apr. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 252)
1009
Bill Simon Coincidence repeated mate coincidence, two halves, dealing cards simultaneously
Inspired byRelated to 1952 29
Edward Marlo Touch Retouched - Retouched card reversed by spectator is predicted, force, see page 196 for credits
Inspired by 1953 138
Edward Marlo Under-the-Spread Switch as card is tabled
Related toVariations 1953 160
Jack Avis Loops Entwined under handkerchief
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 275)
1098
Jack Yates Match Miracle spectator reverses one of four matches and eliminates one by one after given instructions and will end up with the reversed one
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1954 9
Bill Bowman Clipped clipped, two paperclips on folded bill link, see p. 56 for variation with three clips
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 310)
38
Paul Curry The Turn-Over Change plus variation
1955 15
Stewart Judah, George Karger, Al O'Hagan, Jesse J. Langston Jr., G. E. Emme, Stewart James, Paul Curry, Ronald B. Edwards Clipped Again more ideas and tips for Bowman's Clipped
Inspired byRelated to 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 324)
105
Paul Curry You're A Liar
Also published here 1956 109
Paul Curry, Bill Woodfield Pocketed card to watch pocket, slit, with reflex beginning
Also published here 1956 169
Paul Curry, Martin Gardner, John Scarne, Dai Vernon, Audley Walsh Ten Card Deal jonah card
Also published here 1956 190
Paul Curry Torn Center
Related toAlso published here 1956 210
Paul Curry Curry's Paradox Various geometrical vanishes of squares in rectangles and squares
Variations 1956 139
Martin Gardner Curry Triangles Geometrical vanishes with triangles
Inspired by 1956 145
Paul Curry Three-piece Squares Cut square into three pieces, rearrange to get hole
1956 153
Paul Curry, Martin Gardner Two-piece Squares Cut square into two pieces, rearrange to get hole
1956 153
Paul Curry Curry's Version Think of a number, do some operations, predict final result, better presentation
1956 160
Paul Curry In His Cups three different-colored cups and balls, spectator puts balls under cups so that the colors are mis-matched, moves according to instructions are made, now all cups and balls are matched
July 1956
Ibidem (Issue 6)
7
Edward Marlo, Paul Curry Marlo-Curry Change Variation
1959 11
Paul Curry Der Lügendedektor presentational idea
Also published here 1959
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 3)
840
Paul Curry The Turnover Change
1962 215
Bill Simon, Paul Curry 1-2-3-4
1962 231
Harry Lorayne, Paul Curry Multiple Change Curry Turnover Change for multiple cards
1962 263
Edward Marlo Do As I Do "Eleventh Effect", with two decks, two methods
Inspired byRelated to 1962 18
Old Hat: Scientific Explanation of a Toy article on the wind machine toy (aka Skidoo), reprint from Popular Mechanics (before 1920) and comments
Related to Nov. 1964
Ibidem (Issue 30)
2
Jack Avis All Fair Challenge Location divided deck and faro
Related to Nov. 1964
Ibidem (Issue 30)
27
Martin Gardner Introduction on Paul Curry
1965 1
Paul Curry Chapter One: By Way of Background
1965 7
Paul Curry Chapter Two: The Old, Old Tricks magic history, Egyptian magicians, The Discovery of Witchcraft, Charles Dickens, Cagliostro, Pinetti, Robert-Houdin
1965 11
Paul Curry Chapter Three: The Magician's Image on Alexander Herrmann, Hoffmann's Modern Magic, Harry Kellar, Howard Thurston
1965 37
Paul Curry Chapter Four: Houdini and After on Harry Houdini, T. Nelson Downs, Nate Leipzig, Fred Keating, Joseph Dunninger, Emil Jarrow, Ade Duval, Cardini, Jack Gwynne
1965 47
Paul Curry Chapter Five: The New Conjurers on Milbourne Christopher, amateur magicians, famous actors, authors and other celebrities, who did magic, John Scarne, Clayton Rawson, Jimmy Grippo
1965 65
Paul Curry Chapter Six: What Became of Gravity on the Indian Rope Trick, levitation
1965 79
Paul Curry A Pencil - A Ring - and Gravity ring levitates up and down on pencil, then pencil levitates
1965 95
Paul Curry Chapter Seven: Into Thin Air on disappearance
1965 101
Paul Curry Where Does the Ducks Go? break-away box
1965 110
Paul Curry The Joker Knows spectator selects a card, which a vanishes and appears in the card case
Variations 1965 116
Paul Curry Chapter Eight: Out of Nowhere on appearance
1965 125
Paul Curry Made Whole Again on sawing a person in half
1965 137
Paul Curry The Cut and Restored String
1965 145
Paul Curry Chapter Nine: Ties that Do Not Bind on escapes
1965 153
Paul Curry String Around the Fingers like the jumping rubber band, with a long string and the fingers are fixed with a rubberband
Related to 1965 160
Paul Curry On and Off washer penetrates string under handkerchief
1965 165
Paul Curry Chapter Ten: The Power of Thought on mentalism and the history of the two person telepathy
1965 173
Paul Curry Thoughts from Afar medium on telephone knows selected card
Related to 1965 183
Paul Curry Chapter Eleven: Of Things to Come on predictions
1965 193
Paul Curry Three Cards in the Future three card prediction
Related to 1965 195
Paul Curry Chapter Twelve: The Quick and the Dead on spiritualism, seance, Fox Sisters, Davenport brothers
1965 205
Paul Curry A Simple Spirit Séance
1965 224
Paul Curry Chapter Thirteen: The Mind Reels Henry Green performing Out of this World for Winston Churchill
1965 237
Paul Curry Out of this World
1965 239
Paul Curry The Case of the Missing Hat cards with magicians and with hats, story trick
Related toVariations 1965 248
Paul Curry Bibliography
1965 261
Mel Brown, Tom Harris, Robert Lund, John A. Beck, Charles Kalish, Paul Curry, Bill Simon Letter Column
Related to Dec. 1965
Ibidem (Issue 31)
27
Karl Fulves Incorporated Color Control
  • Part One: pairs attract each other after riffle shuffle (RBBR-RBBR-...)
  • Part Two: spectator lays out pairs on table, performer knows which ones are black and which red
  • Part Three: number of color-matching pairs kind of predicted
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1967 111
Paul Curry Probability Zero ten business cards are numbered from one to ten on one side and the cards shuffled and turned over, spectator selects cards and the numbers from one to ten are written on the other side, they match
Related toAlso published here Aug. 1967 113
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force continued on p. 198
Related to July 1968 194
Paul Maurer, Paul Curry Der Mitternachtstrick selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
Inspired by 1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 2)
34
Paul Curry Paul Curry's Linked two ropes hanging on performer's shoulder link
Also published here 1968 117
Paul Curry In the Balance weighing puzzle, see also p. 312 for variation by Ben Braude
Related to July 1969 269
Paul Curry In the Balance solution to weighing puzzle
Related to Aug. 1969 274
Aldini, Paul Curry Mental-Matic Deck Name of card written on back of a card, matches freely thought of card
Inspired by 1969 38
Allan Slaight Build Down progressive poker deal with ten card poker deal finale, see also p. 340 & 342
Inspired byRelated to
  • "The Psychological Loser" (Daniel Dobson, Tokyo Trickery by Takinshi Nemoto, Magic Inc.)
VariationsAlso published here
Mar. 1970 325
Roy Walton Devilish Die die wrapped in flash paper is rolled, paper burned, rolled number counted down to, card predicted on paper piece underneath die
Related toAlso published here Winter 1970
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio)
383
Paul Curry, Harry Lorayne The Color-Changing Deck Lorayne's handling for Curry's routine
1971 239
Karl Fulves One Finger Double push-off with apparently a single finger
Related toVariations 1971 18
Edward Marlo, Henry Christ Marlo on the Christ Force as key card placement, five variations
Related to Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
283
J. W. Sarles End Result in-the-hands version
Inspired byVariations Nov. 1971 465
Rolf Andra Mental-Test set of number cards is shuffled and spectator numbers them correctly on the back, set of ESP cards and spectator locates his chosen symbol
Related to 1971
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 5)
90
Charles "Cicardi" Scott Hell's Fire! five business cards with words on them, spectator divines them correclty
Inspired byVariations 1972
Magick (Issue 59)
293
Sam Leo Horowitz Turnover Half Pass within No. 619
Related to 1972 173
Lin Searles Half Passed Turnover
Related toAlso published here 1973 30
Jerry K. Hartman Mentalias Use of signed card to divine thought-of card
Inspired byRelated to 1973 64
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
July 1974
Epilogue (Issue 21)
197
Paul Curry First - a Few Apologies
1974
Paul Curry The Problem Of Card 13 spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317)
1974 1
Paul Curry Block Turnover Packet Switch
1974 5
Paul Curry A Swindle Of Sorts
Related toVariations 1974 7
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
Variations 1974 8
Paul Curry Mission Incredible spectator shuffles thirteen cards of one suit and arrange them in order without looking, double facer and duplicates
Related to 1974 11
Paul Curry Houdini's Legacy circle is drawn on a card, deck cut somewhere, the name of the cut to card is now written in the circle
Variations 1974 16
Paul Curry Missing Link two rope rings link
1974 20
Paul Curry IOU quarter is wrapped with paper and in a flash the paper vanishes, coin transforms to a nickel. Under the nickel is a little circle of paper "IOU 20ct"
1974 25
Paul Curry Cider! with extra card (double jonah)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 28
Paul Curry Kissing Cards King and Queen of same suit travel to the center of the deck
VariationsAlso published here 1974 32
Paul Curry The Drawback Double Lift
Related toVariations 1974 36
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top
1974 38
Paul Curry The Time Change color change with the drawback double lift
1974 39
Paul Curry The Drawback Vanish with the aid of the drawback double lift
1974 41
Paul Curry Turnabout arrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction
Related to 1974 42
Paul Curry The Twist Turnover secretly gives a quarter turn in the act of turning over
1974 43
Paul Curry Don't Lie To Me two spectators get half the pack and either lie or say the truth about each card, magician spots all the lies
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1974 47
Paul Curry Spread Shuffle
1974 49
Paul Curry The Red And The Black spectator arrange the deck, cards are in red/black pairs except the Aces
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 53
Paul Curry Turn of the Century setting double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 57
Paul Curry Think Of Twenty-Five mindreading presentation, magician matches the put down cards with the mates.
1974 62
Paul Curry More Power To The Thought one deck
1974 67
Paul Curry The Missing Thought spectator sits on a card, looks at all the other cards, magician checks all the cards he receives on a pad, except the chosen one
1974 71
Paul Curry Alias Sherlock Holmes center tear presentation, revealing the word by analyzing the burnt paper
1974 75
Paul Curry Teleport two thought of cards travel from one half to the other one by one, twenty-four duplicates
Related to
  • "Telepathy" (Jean Hugard, Sphinx, June 1935, p. 101)
Also published here
1974 78
Paul Curry Fake Casing half the deck apparently placed in case
1974 80
Paul Curry A Penny For Your Thoughts after some changes (written directions) the order of four coins and a rolled up bill is named
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1974 83
Paul Curry The Tap Pass tapping one half on the other as a cover, also as packet switch (see p. 99)
Related to 1974 89
Paul Curry The World Revisited some credit information and the classic routine
Related to 1974 91
Paul Curry Best Of Possible Worlds
1974 94
Paul Curry A Show Of Hands cutting the high card with the spectator, the magician has the influence when he wins and loses
1974 96
Paul Curry Mindmaster spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they are mixed or have the same color
1974 100
Paul Curry Odds And Evens spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total
1974 106
Paul Curry ...and That's It!
1974 108
Fred Robinson Focus on Bob Haines, Paul Curry, Ed Schuman, Daryl Smith, Gordon Bruce, The Magic Circle, Eric Eswin, Francis Giles, Alex Elmsley's lines to say to a friend after a bad show
Related to Dec. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4)
199
Karl Fulves One Finger Double Lift
Inspired byRelated to 1975 99
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Paul Curry Presents by Paul Curry 1975
Interlocutor (Issue 3)
8
Paul Curry Never in a Lifetime two shuffled halves, magician does the same as spectator, both separate cards into red and black
Also published here 1975 1
Joe Riding, Paul Curry Mission Accomplished
Inspired by May 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9)
262
Paul Curry Multiple Thought Power two decks, with three selections simultaneously
1976 1
Paul Curry Extraction Displacement as touched card is outjogged and turned over
1976 2
Al Mann A Link with Eternity - An Object Lesson in the Art of Mindreading presentation and analysis of a mentalism routine
Related to 1976 1
Paul Curry Letter to Rick Johnsson
1976 42
Paul Curry "Dirty Tricks" story trick, cards with donkeys (democrats) and elephants (republicans), missing hat puzzle, one card vanishes among four other cards
Related to 1976 1
Paul Curry First - an excuse..
1977
Paul Curry Half Gone half of the deck vanishes from a handkerchief
Also published here 1977 1
Paul Curry Bluff Pass done face up
1977 2
Paul Curry Teacher's Pet with sucker presentation
1977 4
Paul Curry Out Of Sight eight kings, cards of a suit end up in order after a sequence of shuffling and switching, mind reading presentation
1977 7
Charles T. Jordan, Paul Curry Interlocking Chain Principle with a ruse to make the shuffle more convincing
1977 9
Paul Curry Tops Of The Heaps Ace to Four instead of four aces
1977 13
Paul Curry Circle of Fire chosen card appears on piece of paper between two coins, shell
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1977 16
Paul Curry Random Harvest spectator finds shuffled face down numbered cards in order and fails at your predicted number
1977 19
Paul Curry Second Deal with cut out half circle
1977 22
Paul Curry Double Lift with cut out circle
1977 24
Paul Curry Phantasy Under Glass under glass bowl, ends clean
1977 26
Paul Curry Under Wraps performer's hand is wrapped in a clear plastic bag, ends clean
1977 30
Paul Curry By Any Other Name the initials of a thought of card appear on a joker (Glorpy)
1977 32
Paul Curry Joining The Ladies three cards are torn in halves and the pieces shuffled, then mixed (with help of a chart), finally all pieces are next to their equivalent
Related toVariations 1977 35
Paul Curry Triple Threat first mates in two piles, second every card matches
Inspired by 1977 38
Paul Curry Position Change a card's position is changed while turned over
1977 40
Paul Curry Swindle Switch
1977 43
Paul Curry The Open Prediction with gimmick
Variations 1977 44
Hans E. Trixer Compas-sion
Related to 1977 48
Paul Curry The Side Pass with variation where hand is holding the pack at one's side
Related to 1977 55
Paul Curry Out Of Mind
Inspired by 1977 58
Paul Curry That Extra Something 25 cards are dealt into five piles, prediction of the order of a selected one
1977 63
Paul Curry Past, Present And Future two decks, three cards match, (apparently original) version of Paul Curry's "Touch"
Related to 1977 68
Paul Curry, John Scarne Scarne's Psychic Experiment
1977 71
Paul Curry The Charm Of Luck a talisman influences the outcome
1977 74
Paul Curry Concept Of A Classic
Inspired by 1977 77
Paul Curry A Turn In Time four blanks, two rubberbands, signed card reverses in the banded packet
1977 82
Paul Curry, Terry Morgan Future Shock two sets of ESP cards match, swindle switch
Related to 1977 90
Paul Curry, Terry Morgan Simply Miraculous corner is torn from card, card vanishes from deck and appears in envelope, gimmick for switching corners, pocket card
1977 1
Harry Lorayne Ultra Bind two ropes link
Inspired by 1977 294
Steven Kuske OOTW
Related to Feb. 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 6)
526
Paul Curry Paul Curry Writes on Out Of This World and as a response to reference
Inspired by June 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10)
582
Paul Curry Spaced Out blue-backed and red-backed card with different suit symbol holes punched out, holes switch places
1978 1
Karl Fulves Black on Black spade packet dealt, spectator slaps hand on one spade and it transforms into named joker, no method
Related to 1978 80
Paul Curry The Sliding Knot - Restoration Supre
1978 1