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To Make the Pass - Sixth Method
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1876 19
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Palm. First Method with left little finger option
Related toVariations 1902 86
S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Shift. One Hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 99
S. W. Erdnase The Diagonal Palm-Shift mention of top palm, bottom palm and multiple shift on page 141
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 137
S. W. Erdnase Palming two methods
  • without apparently touching the deck with right hand
  • single card à la Vernon's Topping the Deck
Related toVariations 1902 144
Prof. Robert Hellis The Double-Palm Change
Related toVariations 1902 150
Transformations. One Hand - First Method one-handed, thumb drags face card to the back
Variations 1902 156
Blind Shuffles, Retaining Entire Order. - First Method
Related toVariations 1902 159
Fourth Method "Blind Shuffles, Retaining Entire Order."
Greek Shuffle
Related to 1902 164
S. W. Erdnase D. By the Gaze "Methods for Determining a Card Thought Of"
cards shown one by one, spectator's eyes are watched
Related toVariations 1902 167
S. W. Erdnase A Mind-Reading Trick one out of four, "did you see your card already" and fishing
Related toVariations 1902 194
T. Nelson Downs Third Method spectator peeks in his own hands, risky bridge, also with rubber banded deck
Related to 1909 150
Fan Glimpse from behind by bending corner
Related to 1909 165
T. Nelson Downs The Free and Unlimited Coinage of Silver coin travels under named object on table, then under all objects coin is found
Related to 1909 262
Charles T. Jordan Sympathetic Sympathy two cards put in envelope from different decks match, can be repeated
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1921
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)
Jack Merlin Snap Pass Push-In Palm, palming the card while tapping it into the deck, producing it at the fingertips
Related to 1927/28 6
Jack Merlin Tip Over Change and Pass
Variations 1927/28 7
Jack Merlin Change Over Palm Change
Related to 1927/28 15
Jack Merlin A Double Change
Related to
  • Dai Vernon's analysis of the move in Genii, Jan. 1969, Vol. 33 No. 5, "The Vernon Touch"
1927/28 16
Jack Merlin Rubbing Off the Spot and Showing Where it Goes picking off the pip
VariationsAlso published here 1927/28 7
Color Change from classic palm, loading and unloading palmed card, to show palm empty
Related to 1928 5
Joe Berg Flesh Grip Force using Greek Break
Related to 1930 46
Laurie Ireland Aeroplane Card to Pocket
Variations 1931 28
Ralph W. Hull Birds of a Feather Flock Together
Inspired by
  • "Picture Puzzle" (Dai Vernon)
1933 25
Theodore Annemann Synthetic Sympathy two cards from different decks match
Related toVariations Nov. 1934
The Jinx (Issue 2)
Laurie Ireland A False Count to be Used when Dealing Off the Deck featuring push-off
Related to 1935
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation")
Laurie Ireland A Most Unusual Experiment in Which a Chosen Card Appears Instantly at Any Number in the Deck from 10 to 45
Related toVariations 1935
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation")
Dai Vernon The Vernon Five-Card Mental Force No. 35
1935 33
Frank Lane An Indetectable Stop Trick Ace, Three, Five, Seven, Nine alternating set-up, 1-0-1
Related to 1936 146
Dai Vernon An Insolvable Mystery deck behind performer's back in handkerchief, spectator names any number, performer the card at this position
Related toVariations 1936 152
Dai Vernon Glimpse through Handkerchief
1936 152
Dai Vernon Super Card Prediction stabbing force with principle that used deck splits always at same point
Variations 1937 29
Dai Vernon The Five Card Mental Force
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1937 30
Charles T. Jordan, Walter B. Gibson Double Prediction two cards are counted to after reverse faro procedure, actually Walter Gibson's (see article "Reverse Faro Shuffle" on ConjuringCredits)
Related toAlso published here 1937 85
Dai Vernon Chameleon Backs two odd-backed cards, back color transposes, red-blue double backer
1937 125
Coincidence Extraordinary piles are made, number of cards in a pile is divined, mathematical
Related to 1937 187
Dai Vernon Super Count Down thought-of number is dealt, performer finds it out, also with selection, red-black alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1937 208
Dai Vernon Card Divination card thought of from twenty-six-card stack, multiple out location of card once it is named
Also published here 1937 224
Dai Vernon Miracle Card Location daub on case
Also published here 1937 302
Dai Vernon Miracle Location Club Version daub, full deck stack, four or five cards
1937 302
Dai Vernon Automatic Second Deal hole in card
Related to 1937 305
Dai Vernon Poker Demonstration
1937 368
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
Related to Nov. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 38)
Dai Vernon Anti-Faro in the Hands
Nov. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 38)
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)
Related to Dec. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 39)
Edward Victor A New "Glide" out-jogged
Related toVariations 1937 6
Edward Victor "Sign, Please!" signed sandwiched selection, transposes with card in performer's pocket, duplicate
Variations 1937 27
Edward Victor "A Silver Collection" four coins are produced, then they travel one by one into glass
Variations 1937 36
Joe Berg An Odd Handkerchief Knot knot tied in handkerchief and pulled tighter and tighter, it dissolves in the end
Variations 1937 15
Green Silk From A Dollar Bill production from bill, with sixth finger gimmick, optionally the bill becomes whiter after silk is removed from it
Related to 1937 22
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon Subtlety distant crimped key card, bridge during tabled cut
1938 52
Dai Vernon Daub Application with Cardcase
Related to 1938 72
Dai Vernon Trick Wherein a Card is Thrust Beside a Predicted Card two methods, one by Vernon
1938 113
Sam Leo Horowitz Reverse Count Switch
Related to 1938 146
Dai Vernon Overhand Shuffle Positioning of Four Cards context (OOSOOM setting?)
1938 164
Dai Vernon By Means of a Faked Card hole in top card
1938 210
Dai Vernon A Flourish Count
1938 220
Dai Vernon Vernon's Psychological Force Five Card Mental Force
1938 343
Dai Vernon With Unprepared Cards. A Method by Mr. Dai Vernon spectator selects card in other room, subtle crimp
1938 347
Dai Vernon Aces for Experts
1938 363
Harry Blackstone Card and Number number named, that many cards are cut to and selection is at that position, belly stripper card
Variations 1938 461
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz, Arthur Finley The Ambitious Card with double backer
Related to 1938 481
Fred Heaman A Visible Transformation Two of Clubs to Two of Spades
Variations 1938 491
Nate Leipzig Five Hands
Variations 1938 560
John Northern Hilliard X. Dai Vernon Card Stars of the U.S.A. intro
1938 575
Dai Vernon Do As I Do packs not exchanged, no key card
Variations 1938 576
Dai Vernon Follow the Leader
1938 578
Dai Vernon A Coin Vanish
1938 666
Dai Vernon The Short Change with the Long Green using glued bills
VariationsAlso published here 1938 779
Dai Vernon Brain Wave Deck brainwave
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 49)
Tom Sellers A Four Ace Move
Related to 1939
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1939)
Dai Vernon The Lift Get-Ready squeeze break, uncredited
Related toVariations 1940 4
Louis Zingone The Zingone Thumbnail Gauge cutting off packet of known number
Related toVariations 1940 114
A New Glide side glide, à la Kelly Bottom Placement attributed to Vernon in Enchantment reference, but Braue in Braue Notebooks reference
VariationsAlso published here 1940 123
Establishing a Break from a Bridge
Related to 1940 124
Enlarging a Break uncredited, possibly claimed by Braue in Notebooks, see reference
Related toAlso published here 1940 125
Cliff Green, Tenkai Ishida Interlocked Production here credited to Green but it's not his actual method but presumably Tenkai's which was worked out after seeing Green perform, for credit information see Cliff Green's 1961 write-up
Related toVariations 1940 159
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four one of a thirteen cards thought of and position remembered, two halves made and selection found with multiple out counting procedure using Four, Two and Six spots
Related toVariations 1940 221
Dai Vernon Solo Flight Aces as finale four cards change into Aces one by one
1940 254
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Mental Force
1940 271
The Wheel Location card peeked at, fan, card withdrawn
Related to 1940 325
Dai Vernon Card of the Gods card thought of from top third, found with procedure and counting
Related toVariations 1940
The Jinx (Issue 105)
Dai Vernon 58 - "Brain Wave Deck"
1940 73
Royal Card Discovery piles are made, card is divined, mathematical
Related to 1941 217
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Sandwich Change
Also published here 1941
Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?)
Cagliostro, Jr. (reviewer) S.A.M. Benefit Show Show Review with performers: Fred Keating, The Hanlons, Jay Palmer & Co, The Great Le Roy, Al Baker, Dai Vernon, Dagmar & Co, The Five Elgins, Roner, Prince Leon and Gus Wayne, Roy Benson 1941
The Jinx (Issue 129)
Bert Allerton Magnetic Thought "The Challenge"
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 44
Dai Vernon, Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Stripper Strip Out Addition
1941 24
Al Baker The Pairs Re-Paired - New Baker Method using memory, for credit information see reference
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 107
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Sandwich Change
Also published here 1941 19
Dai Vernon Introduction
1941/49 5
Dai Vernon "Topping The Deck"
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941/49 7
Dai Vernon The Royal Marriages eight-card packet of Kings and Queens is mated with down-under deal
VariationsAlso published here 1941/49 11
Dai Vernon "Follow The Leader"
Related to 1941/49 14
Dai Vernon Wedge Cull for a displacement
1941/49 14
Dai Vernon The Optical Monte
1941/49 17
Dai Vernon Vernon's Automatic Gambler same set-up dealt over and over for two players
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941/49 19
Dai Vernon Addition and Subtraction one of fifteen cards and its position remembered, via calculation the card is found
1941/49 21
Dai Vernon The Little Dictators spectator notes card and its position up to ten, three dice are thrown, the total gives position of card
1941/49 25
Dai Vernon Winged Silver three silver coins in one hand, three gold coins in other hand, silver travels across
Related toVariations 1941/49 27
Dai Vernon A Cigarette Switch
1941/49 34
Dai Vernon Heads or Tails routine for "glass through table"
Variations 1941/49 35
Dai Vernon Twentieth-Century Handkerchief Trick
1941/49 37
Dai Vernon Snow Storm in China
1941/49 38
Edward Marlo Handling Improved
Related to 1942 10
Manuel Manuel's Coin Star
Variations 1943 137
Manuel The Four Coin Flourish roll out
Related to 1943 139
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Pass to top
  • To Bring the Aces to the Bottom of the Deck
  • To Reverse the Aces in the Center of the Deck
VariationsAlso published here 1943 192
John Scarne John Scarne's Master Change card put in envelope changes
Related toVariations 1943 217
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Dealing Thirds second deal & saliva
Related to 1943 28
Dai Vernon Up and Down selections end up at predicted positions, anti-faro trick
1943 8
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Richard Himber, Stuart Robson, Charley Larson, Dai Vernon, Tommy Dowd, Ducrot
Mar. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 55)
Whose? same as Expansion of Texture - Expanded!
Related to Sep. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 68)
Joseph K. Schmidt, One Hand Riffle Shuffle tabled
Related toVariations Dec. 1944 91
Dai Vernon The Brain Wave Deck brainwave
Also published here 1944 277
Edward Marlo Marlo's One Hand Double Turnover featuring a push-off (also credited to Dai Vernon)
Related toVariations 1945 7
Clyde Cairy Dick Tracy Card Trick almost the same as Fingerprint Card Trick
Related to 1945 11
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Maurice Zolotow, Dai Vernon, Bert Allerton, Annemann's use of the nail writer, Tom Osborne, Jay Marshall
Mar. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 79)
Dai Vernon The Queens' Soiree four Queens on a handkerchief or newspaper, two are covered with a piece of paper, one by one they are placed under cloth and they travel under one piece of paper
Related toVariations 1945 1
Dai Vernon Special One-Hand Cop apparently covering a playing card, stealing it, matrix move
1945 3
Dai Vernon The "Pull-Back" Steal steal under piece of paper
1945 3
Dai Vernon Triumph
VariationsAlso published here 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Dai Vernon Explanation of False Shuffle Triumph Shuffle
  • 1. To Maintain the Order of the Reds and Blacks
  • 2. To Maintain the Order of the Entire Pack
Variations 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Dai Vernon Classic Triumph Rightening
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Dai Vernon Cutting The Aces
Related toVariations 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2)
Dai Vernon Double Undercut
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2)
Dai Vernon One Handed Slip Cut
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2)
Dai Vernon Spellbound
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Dai Vernon Kangaroo Coins into glass
Variations 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Dai Vernon One of Four
Related to 1946
Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Dai Vernon Vernon Multiple Shift
1946 20
Arthur H. Buckley Sighting while Cutting the Pack using buckling action
Related to 1946 40
Dai Vernon, The Shift and Shuffle extension of Vernon Shift leading in tabled riffle shuffle
1946 100
Arthur H. Buckley, Karrell Fox, Dai Vernon The Chivalrous Kings and The Four Ladies Experiment No. 36 - four duplicates, one set in case
Inspired by 1946 203
Neal Elias On the Card to the Pocket palmed card transferred to inside pocket
Inspired byRelated to 1946 4
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)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Walter Gibson's "Bunco Book", L. Vosburgh Lyons, Oscar Weigle, Jack Hughes, Dai Vernon, Bob Reinhart
Oct. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 114)
Dai Vernon Multiple Shift
Nov. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 115)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon's lecture, Richard Himber, Frank Taylor
Nov. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 115)
Paul Fleming (reviewer) Dai Vernon's Select Secrets by Dai Vernon 1946 19
Dai Vernon Infallible Indicator four as indicator card face up in the deck, together with second card used selection is found
Variations July 1946 231
Frederick Braue Roundabout on Jean Hugard, George Kaplan, John Scarne, Nate Leipzig, Nelson Downs, Al Keene, John Crimmins, Audley Walsh, Gerald Kaufman, George Karger, Dai Vernon, S.A.M. Show, Al Baker, Joe Berg, Kellar, Trenis Jones, Abril Lamarque, Frakson, Paul Fleming, Devant and more
July 1946 236
Jean Hugard Hu-Gardenias on Dai Vernon
Oct. 1946 257
Dai Vernon The Magic Spell any thought-of card from packet can be spelled to
Variations Oct. 1946 259
Frederick Braue, Dai Vernon Vernon + Braue variation of Vernon routine, any thought-of card from packet can be spelled to, see p. 320 for correction, idea by Joe Schmidt on p. 342
Inspired by Dec. 1946 281
Dai Vernon Ducy-Ducy sandwiched selection transposes with card in performer's pocket, Seven/Eight pseudo duplicate
VariationsAlso published here 1946 27
I Should Judge spectator cuts to and remembers a card, deck dealt into five pile and spectator says which pile has his selection, spectator deals through cards and performer stops him at selection
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1946 38
Dai Vernon, Charlie Miller Buckle Count see credit on page 50
1947 48
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Bill Larsen, E. B. Moore, Greer Marechal, Roy Benson
Feb. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 120)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon
May 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 125)
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Quick Silver continuous coin production, with coin roll, based on a Vernon idea
June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 127)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Walter Gibson, Bill Woodfield, Cy Endfield, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Richard Himber, H. P. Graham, Ben Braude
June 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 128)
Dai Vernon 123
Related toVariations July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 129)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Kolma
Nov. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 139)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Jack Chanin, Al Wheatley, Bert Allerton, Frank Taylor
Dec. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 140)
J. B. Bobo Multiple Card Control hindu shuffle control to bottom for one or multiple cards, crimp addition
Related to 1947 15
J. B. Bobo Telepathic Miracle key card placed next to thought-of card
Related to 1947 40
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Dr. Jaks, Dunninger, Paul Fleming, Dai Vernon, Baldwin, Scarne, Lloyd Jones, Joe Stanley and more
Nov. 1947 370
Frederick Braue Roundabout with Fred Braue on Dai Vernon, Franz Polgar, Lyle Laughlin, Carter and more
Dec. 1947 377
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon The Royal Assembly Aces, Kings, Queens and Jacks of each suit separate into piles of their own kind
Variations 1948 94
George G. Kaplan, Dai Vernon, Al Baker The Game of "Thirty-One" Played with a Die
1948 275
Dai Vernon Message in the Flames center tear handling
Related toVariations 1948 149
Dai Vernon Mental Prediction method to predict anything written up via center tear
1948 152
Dai Vernon Magazine Test
Related to 1948 154
Monte by "Bertram", told by Dai Vernon
Jan. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 143)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Dai Vernon
Dec. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 166)
Arthur H. Buckley Five Silver Dollars and a Handkerchief Routine five coins in handkerchief, vanish, reappear
Related to 1948 102
Dr. Stanley Jaks News USA on the magic scene in the USA and in New York, SAM, Dixie Hotel, Dai Vernon, John Scarne, Francis Carlyle, Cardini, Russell Swann, Frakson, Blackstone, Okito, Fu Man Chu, Dell O'Dell, Bert Allerton
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. 2&3)
Dai Vernon Impromptu Cups and Balls
Related to 1949
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
Dai Vernon Vanish put-type
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
Dai Vernon Ambitious Card
Related to 1949
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Dai Vernon Paintbrush Color Change
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Dai Vernon Thumb Crotch Pass like manipulator's steal
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Dai Vernon The Double Lift top two cards moved to the right in right-hand end grip as simulated push-off
Related toAlso published here 1949
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Dai Vernon Mental Card Miracle card is put in pocket
Related toVariations 1949
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Dai Vernon The False Count buckle count
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Dai Vernon Snapping Two Cards as One
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Dai Vernon The Gambler's Palm
Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Paul LePaul A Quadruplicate Mystery four spectators each find their selection
Related toVariations 1949 165
Dai Vernon Double Undercut
1949 176
Paul LePaul Cards in a Sealed Envelope construction of loading envelopes, four signed Aces
Related toVariations 1949 214
Dai Vernon Vernon Multiple Shift as an exchange of four cards
1949 8
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)
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)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Russel Swann, Lee Noble, Dai Vernon, Walter Gibson, Frances Ireland
Mar. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 173)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, John Boyko
May 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 176)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Fred Braue, Dai Vernon, Jack Crimmins, Carl Ballantine, Stewart Judah, Norman Jensen, hand caring
June 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 179)
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)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Lee Noble, Carl Ballantine, Mike Bornstein, Jerry Cohen, Dai Vernon, Cy Endfield, Milbourne Christopher
June 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 180)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Steve Miaco, Richard Himber, Robert Harbin
Oct. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 188)
Dai Vernon, Jack McMillen Just Injog plunger Aces, handling
Also published here Dec. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 191)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Jack Chanin, Bill Simon, Milbourne Christopher, Bob Hummer, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Robert Harbin
Related to Dec. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 193)
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Dai Vernon's Select Secrets by Dai Vernon Mar. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 10)
Dai Vernon All Backs
Also published here June 1949 552
Dai Vernon The False Turn-Over
June 1949 552
Dick Lee Covered Glasses for the Cups and Balls using paper bag to cover glasses, tip
Related to Sep. 1949 581
Dai Vernon Judgment spectator peeks himself and remembers a card, performer looks through cards, spectator names card and performer names position
Related toAlso published here 1949 59
Dai Vernon The Ring on the Wand
  • Method No. 1
  • Method No. 2
  • Method No. 3 (duplicate ring)
  • Method No. 4 (duplicate ring)
Related toAlso published here 1950
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 1)
Dai Vernon Slow-Motion Four Aces two methods
Related toVariations 1950
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Dai Vernon Packet Palm multiple, small packet
Also published here 1950
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Dai Vernon Face Up Tent Vanish
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Dai Vernon The Travelers
Variations 1950
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 3)
Dai Vernon Multiple Shift brief, hindu-shuffle
Variations 1950
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 3)
Dai Vernon Modified Hofzinser Palm
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 3)
Dai Vernon Hugard Top Palm
Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 3)
Jean Hugard Dai Vernon
1950 449
Dai Vernon The De Kolta Change sleeve rubbing cover, pips of card change to suit clothing
Variations 1950 450
Dai Vernon Tips on Changes
1950 451
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Control Hindu Shuffle and crimp/locator
Related toVariations 1950 453
Dai Vernon Hand-to-Hand Card Transfer classic to classic
Related to 1950 455
Dai Vernon The Peregrinating Pip pip is transfered from Five to Two
Related toAlso published here 1950 457
Dai Vernon The All Backs
  • Details of Handling
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1950 459
Dai Vernon Paddle Move Turnover
Variations 1950 461
Dai Vernon Hit Double Lift
1950 463
Dai Vernon Insertion of the Cards alternative to diagonal insertion, getting a break underneath out-jogged card
Related to 1950 464
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jack Chanin, Dai Vernon, Clayton Rawson, George Karger, Wally Dean
Jan. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 194)
Dai Vernon 12 Outs court card is found
Related to Mar. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 199)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Russell Swann, Cy Endfield, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Martin Gardner, Dai Vernon, Lee Noble, Richard Himber
Aprs 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 200)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Fred Keating, Dai Vernon
Aug. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 209)
Milton Kort Kort Kard fingerprint card trick, see also p. 855 for cryptic credit information
Related to Sep. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 211)
John R. Boyko Strike Three and Out Variation card found by counting down three times to apparently random values
Inspired by
  • "Strike Three and Out!" (Bob Longe, The Invisible Deck, 1948, p. 9)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
Oct. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 214)
Cliff Green Magic in Your Own Hands No. 29, spectator names a number between five and ten, card of that value produced and selection found at that number
Related toVariations 1950 53
Cardini, Dai Vernon, Nate Leipzig, Francis Carlyle, Martin Gardner, John Scarne The Initials Will Tell No. 38, Initials of chosen card appears on spectator's palm (sugar + pencil)
1950 68
George Starke Quadruple Coincidence No. 55, Do As I Do with four climaxes, three cards and number of cards of a cut-off packet match
Related toVariations 1950 97
Stewart James James's Miracle No. 72, two numbers from one to ten, chosen values lie at reversed chosen numbers
Related toVariations 1950 132
John Scarne, Alan Barnett Scarne's Follow the Leader No. 79, 12-Card Follow the Leader Routine using just one displacement
Related to 1950 143
Harry Lorayne, Clayton Rawson, Norman Jensen The Great Poker Demonstration No. 80, Three Jacks Deal with four-of-a-kind climax
Related toAlso published here 1950 145
Dai Vernon Up and Down No. 81, Prediction cards give final positions of two selections after mixing procedure
Related to 1950 148
Dai Vernon, Carmen D'Amico Vernon's Three-Card Assembly No. 85, handling and presentation for three Jacks deal from a shuffled deck
Variations 1950 155
Nate Leipzig, Dai Vernon, John Mulholland, Francis Carlyle The Piano Card Trick No. 98
1950 187
John J. Crimmins Jr. (reviewer) Series No. 6 of Stars of Magic by Dai Vernon (written by George Starke)
- Vernon's Ring on the Wand - Vernon's Slow-Motion 4 Aces - Vernon's Traveller Card Trick
May 1950
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 7 No. 12)
Martin Gardner, Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo More Red-Black Riffle Shuffles
  • Marlo's Red-Black Shuffle
  • Step Version or Marlo Shuffle
  • Use of Bridge
  • Cut Flourish Version
Aug. 1950 689
Frank Joglar Backstage on Martin Gardner, Dai Vernon, Houdini, Fogel, Dunninger, Abbott, George Jason, Jack Miller, Walter Gibson, Cardini, Jay & Frances Marshall, Ballantine, Kay Kayser, Michael MacDonald, Bruce Elliott, Al Baker, Jay Palmer, Card Mondor, Orson Welles, Jean Hugard, Roy Benson, Stanley Jaks and more
  • Conclaves
  • TV Topics
  • Mystery of the Month
  • Parties
  • Grapevine
  • Jottings
  • Applause
  • Memory Book
  • Notes
Oct. 1950 714
Paul Rosini A Card in Flight card travels from ten-card packet to another ten-card packet, one-behind structure
Related to 1950 14
Dai Vernon Complete Cover deck in performer's hand, covered with handkerchief, spectator names a number between ten and twenty, performer names card at that position
1950 28
Paul Rosini The Card Through the Case nerve trick with cased deck
Related to 1950 31
Paul Rosini The Best Prediction card at named number is openly corner crimped, then counted to again and removed, it matches prediction
Related toVariations 1950 42
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dorny, Leon Maguire, Jimmy Drilling, Dai Vernon, Norman Jensen, Johnnie Murray, Cy Keller, Pat Terry, Bill Larsen, Frank Jogglar, Feank Garcia
Feb. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 222)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on George Kaplan, Milbourne Christopher, Martin Gardner, Mike Millet, Bill Simon, Dr. Jaks, Francis Carlyle, Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon, John Boyko, Sid Lorraine, Leo Rullman, Keith Clark, Fu Manchu
Apr. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 226)
Dai Vernon, L. Widdop, Arthur Finley Thanks to Finley, Vernon, Widdop
Inspired by May 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 228)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Dai Vernon, Dr. Taylor, Widdop, Magicol
May 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 228)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on James G. Thompson Jr., Dai Vernon, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Al Baker, Harry Blackstone, Gali Gali, Washington Irving Bishop
May 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 229)
Dai Vernon Softy! angles
June 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 231)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the S.A.M - I.B.M. convention, Sid Lorraine, Dai Vernon, Dr. Jaks, Frank Garcia, Bill Simon, Ross Bertram, Johnny Platt, Chic Schoke, Leslie Barrie, Gene Bernstein, Tom Hanlon, Russell Swann, Audley Walsh, Del Ray, Jay Marshall
June 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 231)
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Cy Endfield, Jay Marshall, Roy Benson, Dr. Braude, Max Katz, Martin Gardner, Audley Walsh, Hen Fetsch, Cardini, Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon, T. Nelson Downs
Aug. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 235)
Dai Vernon, Dr. Stanley Jaks, Bill Simon, Martin Gardner, Norman Jensen, Bruce Elliott The Ruler force with ruler with name of cards, ruler is balanced on two fingers and fingers brought together until fingers meet, see also p. 981 for ideas by John Hamilton
Variations Dec. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 244)
Ormond McGill, Dai Vernon Psychological Locations first three cards, then five cards (Vernon's "Five Card Mental Force" credited here to Arthur Buckley)
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Dai Vernon Book Test (5)
  • Martin Gardner’s Encyclopedia of Impromptu Tricks
page force
Related to May 1951
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 8 No. 12)
Dai Vernon Foreword
Also published here 1951 5
Nate Leipzig Card Stab
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Nate Leipzig Leipzig's "Pride"
Related toAlso published here 1952
Stars of Magic (Vol. 10 No. 1)
Dai Vernon Knee Hold-Out
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  • Revelations Video Series No. 5
Also published here
Stars of Magic (Vol. 11 No. 1 )
Edward Marlo To Control Three Peeked Cards with basically one cut to table
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Edward Marlo The Magic Four multiple out location with an openly reversed Four-spot
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