Ghostatic Touch

Effect (1) The performer has any person freely select a card from a shuffled red deck, and another person select any card from a freely shuffled blue deck. When the chosen cards are named, it is found that both persons have selected the same cards. Both Jack of Diamonds (2) The red deck is shuffled by one spectator and then placed in the performer's inside coat pocket. The other spectator shuffles his blue deck and places it in his own inside coat pocket. This person then reaches into the...

Paroptic Vision

Here is a most unusual test that requires no preparation and may be introduced into your program at any time. It is one of those mental tests that can be done before any sized audience, yet is just as effective when presented for a single person. Professional performers know how rare such an effect is and how hard it is to find one. Effect The performer borrows a deck of cards and states that he is about to do a test that should not be confused with card tricks or sleight-of-hand. It will be...

Diabolical Influence

A thought card trick without impressions, switches, Of all the bare-face swindles to cross my path, I consider this original effect of Mr. Solomon's worthy of the highest award. I only fear the reader will think it all too simple, and not give due consideration to the effect upon the witnesses. I believe it to be the acme of drawing room conceptions. Effect The performer has a deck of cards, a gummed sticker, a pencil and a piece of paper. He starts by taking a card from the deck, for instance,...