26 Card Tricks

For the Intermediate Level Magician Using a Standard Deck
(Published February 1, 2011)

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CONTENTS

Introduction........................................................................
ix
   
Chapter 1— Techniques ...................................................
1
   
Chapter 2— 9 Impromptu Card Tricks With A Single Deck
12
Trick #1—Top Card Locates Viewer’s Card .......................
12
Trick #2—The Subconscious Mind Tells The Truth ...........
14
Trick #3—Magician Predicts Card At Number Dealt ..........
16
Trick #4—The Couple Comes Together ..............................
18
Trick #5—Viewer’s Card Keeps Showing Up .................... 20
Trick #6—Magician Identifies Color/Suit/Value Of Card ... 22
Trick #7—Clairvoyant Location Of Cards .......................... 24
Trick #8—Mistakes Happen .............................................. 26
Trick #9—Half-Deck Mysteries ........................................ 28
   
Chapter 3— 17 Card Tricks With Minimal Props/Prep
31
Trick #10—Twin Flame Cards .............................................
31
Trick #11—Viewer Identifies Card Colors By Touch ..........
34
Trick #12—Four-Of-A-Kind................................................
36
Trick #13—Viewer Finds Correct Card At Number Dealt ...
38
Trick #14—Cards Reflect Viewer’s Birth Year ....................
40
Trick #15—Color-Changing Card .........................................
42
Trick #16—Viewers Find Envelopes With Their Cards ....... 44
Trick #17—Card With “Wrong” Color Back ........................ 46
Trick #18—Reciprocal Card Identification ........................... 48
Trick #19—Cards Reveal $ Bill Serial #, Book Word ........... 50
Trick #20—Two Viewers, Two Decks, Two Cards ............ 52
Trick #21—Viewer Identifies/Finds Magician’s Card .......... 54
Trick #22—Cards In The Pocket .........................................
56
Trick #23—Three Viewers Select The Same Card ............... 58
Trick #24—Two-Card Reversal, One Gets Lost ................ 60
Trick #25—Can’t Get Away From It Card ........................ 62
Trick #26—Joking Around ................................................. 64
     
Chapter 4— Routines .......................................................
67
 
Chapter 5— Patter Matters .............................................
73
   
Bibliography .......................................................................
83