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Harry Lorayne's APOCALYPSE is the magic monthly magazine in the world today. Fifth year (fifth volume) of publication as of this moment; subscribers in almost every state of the Union, and in 31 countries of the world. It has become the close-up worker's "Bible" of magic! Twelve magic-crammed pages each and every month, plus Harry Lorayne's editorials, Elipsesl. . .), Out To Lunch, comments, Lorayne Storms, and more. A one-year subscription to APOCALYPSE is $32.50 (at the moment). Canada and Mexico are $37.50. Surface mail anywhere in the world—$37.50. Airmail to Europe—$45.00. Airmail to Australia, Japan, South Africa, etc.—$47.50. (Prices are as of this writing and are liable to change.) Be sure to say with which issue you want your subscription to start when sending payment. What are you waiting for!? (Available at $3.25 per copy. Back issues available, also at $3.25 per copy, plus postage. Back issue price definitely liable to change.)

Other Harry Lorayne books, available directly from Harry Lorayne: CLOSE-UP CARD MAGIC PERSONAL SECRETS MY FAVORITE CARD TRICKS DECK-STERITY REPUTATION-MAKERS (softback) RIM SHOTS (softback) AFTERTHOUGHTS (contains Ultra Move) THE GREAT DIVIDE (a manuscript) THE EPITOME LOCATION THE MAGIC BOOK (great beginners' guide) QUANTUM LEAPS (contains best impromptu linking card routine ever) Write to: HARRY LORAYNE 62 Jane Street New York, NY 10014 for prices and information. Any of above autographed on request.



Books by Harry Lorayne: Close-Up Card Magic Personal Secrets My Favorite Card Tricks Deck-Sterity Bill-Fooled The Hundred Dollar Book Dingle's Deceptions Reputation-Makers The Great Divide Tarbell #7 Rim Shots Afterthoughts The Epitome Location The Magic Book The Card Classics Of Ken Krenzel Quantum Leaps Best of Friends How To Develop A Super-Power Memory Secrets Of Mind Power Instant Mind Power Miracle Math Memory Isometrics Course Mental Magnetism Course Good Memory—Good Student! Good Memory—Successful Student! The Memory Book Remembering People Monthly publication: Apocalypse

HARRY L O R U I \ F ; S BEST OF FRIENDS Written; edited, etc. by


Illustrated by

Joseph Wierzbicki

published by HARRY LORAYNE 62 Jane Street New York, N.Y. 10014

Copyright Š 1982 by Harry Lorayne, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the author and publisher.

for my best friends RENEE and ROBERT




SECTION I Tilt Sandwich Location (Harry Lorayne) 21 Ace Sandwich Four (Harry Lorayne) 26 Ace Sandwich Four #2 (Harry Lorayne) 33 Ultra Pop-Up Cover Pass (Harry Lorayne) 37 Sandwich Ramblings (Harry Lorayne) 43 Biography— Tom Mullica 55 The Future Change (Tom Mullica) 56 The Future Spread (Tom Mullica) 59 Mexican "Change" Over (Tom Mullica) 62 Biography—Ken Krenzel 66 Flip (Change) Over (Ken Krenzel) 67 SECTION II Biography—Martin Nash 73 Fast Stack (Martin Nash) 74 Biography—A. Berkeley Davis 78 Square Up . . . And Away (A. Berkeley Davis) Quadruple Jeopardy (Harry Lorayne) 83




Biography— Larry Jennings 87 Count Me In (Larry Jennings) 88 Open Control (Larry Jennings) 92 Biography—David Grenewetzki 96 "TSHocker" (David Grenewetzki—Bro. John Hamman) Concert Aces (Harry Lorayne) 100 Biography—Charles Hudson 104 Sum Hummer (Charles Hudson) 105 The Royal Computer (Charles Hudson) 109 SECTION III A Card To Remember (Harry Lorayne) 115 Biography—Jean-Jacques Sanvert 120 Instant Spread Reverse (Jean-Jacques Sanvert) 121 Ribbon-Spread Techniques (Jean-Jacques Sanvert) 125 Glimpses 125 Psychological Force 128 Almost Automatic Force 128 Control 130

Biography— Sid R. Spocane II 131 Fascinating Pair (Sid R. Spocane II) 132 Double Duck (Harry Lorayne) 138 Biography— Terry Lagerould 140 Fanta-Spread (Terry Lagerould) 141 Calling Card (Terry Lagerould) 144 Pseud-O-Mem (Terry Lagerould) 147 A Sweet Four-Card Change (Harry Lorayne) Biography—Tom Craven 158 Three By Two (Tom Craven) 159 SECTION IV Biography—Edward Mario Zig-Zag (Ed Mario) 166 First Method Second Method


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A Little More Nerve (Ed Mario) 171 A Little More Zip (Ed Mario) 173 "Snap" Sandwich (Harry Loravne) 175 Biography—Allan Ackerman 179




Ultra Sucker Insertion (Allan Ackerman) 180 Ultra Four Spot (Allan Ackerman) 183 Biography—Phil Goldstein 186 Double-Bluff (Phil Goldstein) 187 Half-Faro Glimpse (Jean-Jacques Sanvert) 190 Incomplete Faro Jog Control (Tom Craven) 193 Biography—Harry Levine 195 HaLo Five (Harry Levine) 196 Con-Fusion (Harry Levine) 198 Biography—Herb Zarrow 200 Faro Throw-Off (Herb Zarrow) 201 Easy Slider (Harry Lorayne) 205 Biography—J. K. Hartman 213 "Image-ician" (J. K. Hartman) 214 SECTION V Spring Thought (Ken Krenzel) 221 The Top Change (Ken Krenzel) 224 Biography—Richard Kaufman 230 General-ly (Richard Kaufman—Harry Lorayne) Even Odder (Richard Kaufman) 236 Biography—Meir Yedid 242 Mixed-Up Poker (Meir Yedid) 243 Thirteen Less One (Meir Yedid) 247 Biography—MichaelJ. Gerhardt 250 Super Triumph (Michael J. Gerhardt) 251 Voice Print (Harry Lorayne) 256 Biography—Bob King 262 Programmed Lie Detector (Rob King) 263 All-Fair Poker (Rob King) 267 SECTION VI Biography— Tim Wenk 273 A Good Case (Tim Wenk) 274 Biography—Nick Pudar 279 Fold-er-ol (Nick Pudar) 280 Biography—Eddy Taytelbaum 284 Inter-Dimension (Eddy Taytelbaum) 285 Produce Four (Eddy Taytelbaum) 291





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Biography—Jim Swain 294 R o u n d u p (Jim Swain) 295 T h e Vanishing Aces (Jim Swain) 298 Vanishing Aces Explored (Harry Lorayne) The Card Between Kings Between


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Innov-ace-tion (Jim Swain) 307 Biography— Reinhard Miiller 313 "Mish Mosh" (Reinhard Muller) 314 Biography—Andre Robert 320 Strategy (Andre Robert) 321 Treasure Hunt (Andre Robert) 324 SECTION VII Gone With The Wind (Terry Lagerould) 331 The Nickel Knows (Terry Lagerould) 334 Out Of Hand (Harry Lorayne) 337 Biography—Paul Gertner 342 "Unshuffled" (Paul Gertner) 343 Biography—Jon Racherbaumer 347 Mutual Aid Sandwich (Jon Racherbaumer) 348 The Aces Turn To Collect (Jon Racherbaumer) 352 Reflex Spell (Jon Racherbaumer) 356 Biography—Looy Simonoff 359 Two Spread Bottom Palms (Looy Simonoff) 360 Spread-Pass Bottom Palm 360 Counter-clockwise Bottom Palm


The Lorayne "Spread Out" (Harry Lorayne) Weird Spread Palm (Harry Lorayne) 371 Snap Lap (Harry Lorayne) 376 HaLo For Four (Harry Lorayne) 378


SECTION VIII Biography—Bob Farmer 385 Reversatility (Bob Farmer) 386 To reverse a card 390 Without a tabletop 391 To reverse a card at a known position To reverse cards throughout the deck To reverse a card in a packet 393

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Invisible Inserts (Charles Hudson) 395 Biography—Dennis Marks 398 That's Incredible (Dennis Marks) 399 Whole In One (J. K. Hartman) 404 Biography—Don England 414 Open Travelers Plus (Don England) 415 Twisted Hofzinser (Don England) 420 "Kick-Strip" Control (Harry Lorayne) 424 Strip-" Kicker " (Harry Lorayne) 427 The Lorayne Control (Harry Lorayne) 431 Biography—Robert Walker 435 Surface Sandwich (Robert Walker) 436 Rising Sandwich (Tom Craven) 441 SECTION IX Biography—Bernard Bilis 447 A Visible Transposition (Bernard Bilis) 448 Biography—JeffAltman 451 Top-Cover Sandwich (Jeff Altman) 452 Miracle Time (Jeff Altman) 455 Cen-Transpo (Jeff Altman) 459 Triumphant Cut-A-Way (Harry Lorayne) 461 Biography—Peter Marshall 464 Troika (Peter Marshall) 465 Conglomer-ace-tion (Peter Marshall) 468 Ascension (Phil Goldstein) 473 Biography—Jack Birnman 477 False Identity (Jack Birnman) 478 Moving Up (Jean-Jacques Sanvert) 485 Moving Up n


SECTION X Revers-able (Harry Lorayne) 495 Revers-able For Four (Harry Lorayne) 498 Spectator-Peek Glimpse (Larry Jennings) 501 Try To Remember (Larry Jennings) 504 All Systems Go (Larry Jennings) 507

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Biography—Ron Ferris 512 Firestorm Two (Ron Ferris) 513 Sandfire (Ron Ferris) 519 Biography—Steve Minch 521 Aces Over Teakettle (Steve Minch) 522 Force Feed (Steve Minch) 528 Force Feed Between 530 Spectator Force Feed Between Spectator Force Feed Between *2 Between Four 531

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Force Feed Eight (Harry Lorayne) 534 Ultraces (Harry Lorayne) 539 Ultroon (Harry Lorayne) 545 Two-Handed Ultra Move (Harry Lorayne—Richard Kaufman) 548 The Lazy Man's Ultra Move (Harry Lorayne) 553 Ultra Location (Harry Lorayne) 556 Last Word


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