Card Rub Through Door

EFFECT Magician walks into another room and closes the door behind him. Spectator selects a card from Partner's deck, replaces it in the deck. Partner holds the deck to the door of Magician's room, peels off the top card, rubs it on the door once or twice and pulls his hand away to reveal the card has vanished. He shows his rubbing hand clean as the door opens and the Magician bounds out, showing the spectator's selected card. SETUP An agreed-upon forced card and its match from another...

Mcdonalds Blanketyblanked

EFFECT Fan a deck of cards showing the backs of several top cards and the face of the bottom card. Then, one by one, produce four aces face up after each time performing several cuts or flourishes. Deal three indifferent cards onto each ace. Pick up each packet, flourish, and now the aces have disappeared. Pick up the last packet, wherein all four aces magically appear. SETUP Twelve indifferent cards, 30 blank-faced cards, four normal Aces, four gaffed cards Double-sided aces. (Aces on one...

Jeff Ezells Bill Switch

EFFECT A signed dollar bill is borrowed and visually morphed into a piece of paper twice the height of the bill and then reversed back to the bill. You are left clean and this trick will work with any denomination bill. SETUP A dollar bill, a thumb tip on your right thumb, and a blank piece of paper sized as long as the bill but twice as tall, inside the tip. The thumb tip is on your right thumb, with the blank paper already loaded into it. TIP Have the spectator autograph the bill. Hold the...

Ezell Shuffle Control

This effect has fooled professionals such as Whit Haydn, Loren Christopher Michaels, Tony Clark, Lou Serrano and many more. EFFECT A selected card is returned to the top of the deck and then very visually shuffled into the deck. The card immediately returns to the top without using a pass, without a double lift, gaffed cards, or crimps. TIP Control the selected card to the top of the deck and perform a Faro shuffle, making sure to outjog the packet of indifferent cards on top of the selected...

Business Card Mind Reading

I love this effect and have been doing it impromptu in restaurants, in the Close-up gallery at the Magic Castle, on the street and even to many other magicians without being busted. When you do the final reveal, just sit back and enjoy the gasps you will get from your spectators. EFFECT Three spectators each write a name, a word or even draw a picture or symbol upon identical business cards. The cards are collected by a spectator and shuffled face down so no...

Invisible Coin Vanish Production

EFFECT A coin held between the Magician's fingers instantly appears and disappears on command. SETUP A larger coin (A Half Dollar works for me but can be done with a Quarter) and a IV2 - 2 length of clear or invisible tape. I suggest using Magic Scotch Tape because it turns invisible as you rub it. It may be hard to find but regular Scotch Tape works as well TIP Apply one end of the tape to one face of the coin. Hold the coin to the middle section of your middle finger, parallel to it, and run...