Written by Frederick Braue, Jean Hugard

1940/50
Work of Various

474 pages (Hardcover), published by George Starke
Illustrated with drawings by Donna Allen.
Language: English

(347 entries)

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Dai Vernon The Lift Get-Ready "bubble count", credit unsure?!
Related to 4
Unknown The Lift
5
Unknown The Double Lift Turnover two methods
Related toVariations 8
Unknown The One Hand Push-Off
8
Unknown The Push-Off Second Deal a. The Left Hand Grip
b. The Deal
Variations 13
Unknown d. As a False Table Count on a tabled packet with double deal
16
Unknown c. The Push-Off Stud Poker Deal
16
Unknown The Strike Second Deal
17
Unknown The Bottom Deal
20
Unknown The Middle Deal - a., c.
24
Unknown The Middle Deal - b., d., e.
24
Unknown The Double Deal - a.
27
Unknown The Double Deal for small stacks on top on the deck
28
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase Bottom Deal
29
Jean Hugard The Double Deal - Second Method - b. applying Erdnase Bottom Deal
29
Jean Hugard The Side Slip two methods
31
Max Malini Two Covers for the Side Slip
33
Max Malini Malini's Side Slip palm or to top
33
Jean Hugard The Delayed Side Slip
34
Jean Hugard The Bottom Side Slip to the bottom
35
Jean Hugard The Invisible Turn-Over Pass
37
Louis Zingone The Zingone Perfect Table Pass
Related to 39
Unknown The Flesh Grip Pass
41
Unknown The Jog Pass
42
Frederick Braue The Braue Pass
43
Charles Bertram The Charlier Pass - Color Change
45
Charlier Charlier Cut
45
Unknown The Charlier Pass - To Control a Card
Related to 46
Unknown The Finger Palm Pass Improved
Related to 47
Frederick Braue The Braue Diagonal Tip-Up Palm
Variations 49
Unknown The Swing Palm
49
Unknown The Thumb-Count Palm
50
Unknown Face Card Palm, Right Hand two methods
51
Unknown The Crosswise Palm
53
Unknown New Vertical Palm small packet
Related to 54
Unknown Gambler's Squaring Palm
55
Unknown The Gamblers' Flat Palm strange position
56
Jean Hugard The Hugard Top Palm
57
Frederick Braue The Flip-Over Palm attributed to Fred Braue in "Vis à Vis"
Related toVariations 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Hofzinser Bottom Palm
59
Frederick Braue The Braue Bottom Palm
60
Frederick Braue Delaying the Braue Bottom Palm
61
Louis Zingone The Zingone Bottom Palm two methods (packet and full deck)
Related to 62
Louis Zingone Three Cards Across
64
Charlie Miller Perfect Riffle Shuffle two methods
Related toVariations 65
Charlie Miller The Strip-Out False Shuffle
67
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Variation to control a card
69
Unknown False Shuffle Retaining Top Stock
69
Unknown Gambler's False Shuffle similar to Zarrow concept
VariationsAlso published here 70
Unknown Retaining Top Stock
Related to 71
Jean Hugard A System of Stock Shuffling for two, three, four, five cards
73
Unknown Off the Table False Riffle Shuffle
Related to 76
Unknown The False Running Cut two methods
77
Unknown Gamblers' False Cut Up the Ladder
78
Unknown Gamblers' False Cut - Retaining Bottom Stock tabled, straight cut, bottom cards slid back to bottom
Related toVariationsAlso published here 79
Unknown The Fadeaway Card Change
Related toVariations 81
Unknown The Slide Top Change
83
Unknown The Tip-Over Change with a one-handed get ready
Related to 85
Unknown The Throw Top Change
85
August Roterberg The Push-In Change
87
Unknown The Drop Swich similar to tip-over change
Related to 88
Unknown The Little Finger Crimp
90
Unknown The Regular Crimp Corner Crimp while spreading
90
Unknown The Peek Crimp
91
Unknown The Gamblers' Crimp isolated card
91
Unknown Card Marking Crimp marking system
92
Unknown The Specator Peek Improved
93
Unknown Third Finger Flesh Break
94
Unknown After the Spectator Peek
94
Unknown The Spectator Peek - The Last Word third finger break
94
Unknown Glimpsing a Card
95
Unknown A New Glimpse erdnase break
Related to 95
Unknown Top Card Glimpse palming
96
Unknown The Gambler's Glimpse
Related to 97
Unknown The Glimpse after the Peek two methods
98
Unknown Covers for the Glimpse three covers
100
Unknown The Side Jog diagonal push-in
102
Unknown The Jog at the Break transforming a break into a jog, two methods
Variations 102
Unknown Automatic Jog No. I, II, III three methods (including Plunger)
104
Unknown Facing The Deck one-handed, Charlier-Pass
107
Unknown Righting the Faced Deck one-handed, Charlier-Pass
108
Unknown Automatic Reverse while displaying top cards
Also published here 109
Unknown Righting a reversed Bottom Card
109
Frederick Braue Facing the Bottom Card overhand shuffle cover, see references for credit information
Related toVariations 110
Unknown Faced Deck Turnover
Related to 112
Unknown Vesting a Card
113
Unknown A Cutting Discovery found by cutting to it, thumbnail estimation
Related toVariations 114
Louis Zingone The Zingone Thumbnail Gauge cutting off packet of known number
Related to 114
Unknown Separating the Colors slop shuffle
Related to 115
Unknown Setting a Key Card
116
Unknown The Five Card Quibble an out if you only know that it is one of five cards
118
Unknown Emergency Card Stabbing break, also for when the selection is known to be one of a few cards but not which one
120
Unknown The Drop Control subtle, card is put in deck which is dribbled in other hand
121
Unknown The Tap tapping a produding card "through" the squared pack
Related toVariations 122
Charlie Miller The Single Card Bridge overhand shuffle position
123
Unknown 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 123
Unknown Establishing a Break from a Bridge
Related to 124
Unknown Bridge
124
Unknown Transfer of Thumb-Count Break to little finger
125
Unknown Enlarging a Break uncredited, possibly claimed by Braue in Notebooks, see reference
Related to 125
Unknown Ruffle Return heel break
126
Charles Bertram The Bridge Location bridged deck
127
Unknown Bridge whole deck
127
Charlie Miller The Bridge Location bridged deck
128
Unknown The Mexican Turnover
Variations 128
Unknown The Spread Cull on "other side" of spread
Related to 129
Unknown The Double-Face facing top and bottom card
130
Unknown Bottom to Top to shuffle block to top, paragraph 4
130
Unknown Gambler's Card Marking System with crimps
131
Unknown The Nature of the Palm position
134
Unknown Rear Palming the Top Card including transfer from regular to rear palm
135
Unknown The Bottom Rear Palm
137
Unknown The Rear Palm Side Slip
Related to 138
Unknown The Little Finger Push-Out side steal to rear palm
139
Unknown The Rear Palm Exchange
140
Unknown Replacement Rear Palm
140
Unknown In Lieu of the Double Lift using Rear Palm
141
Unknown Using the Rear Palm tips
141
Unknown The Perfect Faro Shuffle
143
Fred Black The Shuffle faro tables
Related to 145
Fred Black The Endless Belts
Related to 147
Fred Black Chart of Seventeen
Related to 147
Unknown Perfect Shuffle Stock using faro for alternating set-ups
149
Frederick Braue Braue Poker Deal see also following routines
Variations 149
Frederick Braue Braue Poker Deal getting the aces, faro stack
Variations 150
Unknown The Eighteenth Card using 18-35-faro-principle with honest shuffle, risky
150
Unknown Dishonesty at its Apogee naming cards during the deal from time to time
151
Frederick Braue The Royal Flush Deal simple faro stack
151
Unknown A Bridge Deal players receive the identical hands
152
Unknown At the Top risky
153
Unknown Double Less One faros and crimped key
154
Cliff Green Interlocked Production
159
Trewey The Color Change
161
Trewey The Correct Method of Stealing the Card for color change
161
Unknown The Impossible Color Change left thumb across top card
Related to 163
Unknown The Pressure Fan
164
Unknown The Covinous Color Change nice choreographed to show hands empty
164
Unknown The Top and Bottom Changes suggestions for uses as simple changes
166
Unknown Fan Flourish placing the fan on the table
166
Unknown Sprining the Cards - A New Method
166
Paul LePaul There It Is! visual thing, drawing on Dover Reprint..., for credit information see references
Related toVariationsAlso published here 167
Jean Hugard Secret Addition of Cards to the Pack vest pocket, clipped to pocket, three methods
171
Unknown Replacement by Laying the Hand Flat on the pack... ... and Drawing it towards you
173
Unknown Buckling the Palmed Cards
174
Unknown Using the Riffle Flourish
175
Unknown Using the Front Finger Palm
175
Unknown The Deck Placed Sideways
176
Unknown Dropping the Packed
176
Unknown In Turning the Top Card
176
Unknown Replacing a Card at the Bottom of the Pack
176
Jean Hugard The One.Hand Top Palm footnote
177
Frederick Braue One Hand Replacement One-handed palm in reverse, for credit information see reference
Related to 177
Jean Hugard The Palm in Action holding out, positions, tips for both hands
179
Jean Hugard The Side Count "bubble count"
183
Unknown The Top Thumb Count
183
Unknown The Bottom Thumb Count three methods
185
Unknown The Overhand Count
186
Unknown The Classic Force
186
Unknown The Fan Force similar principle
187
Unknown The Table Spread Force risky, Toss Force
188
Unknown The Perfect Score Card Force
188
Jean Hugard Using a Force
190
Unknown The Multiple Force using multiple glide
190
Unknown Four Card Force calculating and dealing
Related to 191
Unknown The Lost Card how to locate a lost but known card
192
Unknown Prearranged Pack strategies using a twenty-six-card stack
194
Unknown Arranging the Set-Up Pack how to quickly stack a deck "at home"
195
Unknown Shuffling the Cards half deck
196
Unknown The Spectator Shuffle retaining half deck, spectator helps shuffling
196
Unknown Locating the Cards card at any position is named by performer,stacked
198
Jean Hugard The Hugard Rising Cards three cards
201
Charlie Miller The Mesmerised Cards thread & wax
205
Unknown The One-Hand Plunger Rising Cards
207
Unknown The Two-Hand Plunger Rising Cards
Related to 211
Jack McMillen The Witchcraft Card Rise from behind, bent, interesting
Also published here 212
Louis Zingone The Zingone Spread three cards, challenge selections conditions
Related to 214
Unknown Cull Shuffle for three cards
215
Unknown Cull Shuffle - Second Method footnote
216
Paul Rosini The Gamblers Outwitted daub
217
Paul Rosini Daub Work
217
Paul Rosini A Rosi-Cruzian Mystery daub
219
Dai Vernon Two-Six-Four one of a small spread
Variations 221
Jack McMillen Mind Mirror one suit on top
Related toVariations 223
Charlie Miller Predestined Choice card chosen face up is odd-backed, fair
225
Unknown Reading the Cards of Any Deck actually touch presentation
228
Unknown Glimpsing Bottom Card of Face-up Pack
229
Charlie Miller Dexterous Fingers
230
Jack Merlin Merlin's "Lost" Ace Trick
Related to 233
Unknown Ace Affinity
234
Unknown Ace Assembly two methods, not the pure effect
238
Charles Bertram Anent the Bertram Aces
Related to 239
Unknown Streamlining the Sympathetic Aces
242
Nate Leipzig The "Slap" Aces Aces vanish from pack and reappear
244
Nate Leipzig The "Slap" Aces holding fan while palming
246
Unknown Le Temps Four Aces
248
Unknown Le Temps Switch
Variations 249
Unknown Passe-Passe Aces with transformation/transposition element
Variations 250
Unknown The Migratory Aces with travelers finale
252
Dai Vernon Solo Flight Aces as finale four cards change into Aces one by one
254
Unknown Buckle Count
255
Charlie Miller The Nomad Aces for credit information see reference
Related toVariations 256
Charlie Miller Spread Hide-Out four as three
257
Charlie Miller The Charles Miller Aces Nomad style
258
Unknown Cops and Robbers - A Variation card appears between four kings
261
Unknown Five Star Finale five selections appear at five numbers
263
Unknown The Razzle Dazzler combo
266
Unknown An Expert at Figures using addition force
268
Unknown Mercury's Card folded
Related toVariations 269
Unknown The Card in the Shoe stranger card
270
Unknown A Card for Pegasus card to vest
270
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Mental Force
271
Unknown The Princess Card Trick
272
Unknown Five Card Royale one of five, mathematical
273
Unknown Phantaso one of five, one-way pips
273
Unknown An Automatic Reverse using one hand only
275
Unknown A Rapid Reverse using one hand only
276
Unknown The Impromptu Magician using one hand only, two methods
277
Unknown Three in One using one hand only, different discoveries
279
Harold Lloyd You See? three card discovery, using one hand only, one-way
Also published here 280
Unknown One-Handed Deal
280
Unknown The First Phase
283
Unknown Using Double Lift Turnup two methods
284
Frederick Braue The Pop-Up Card
Variations 285
Unknown The Ambitious Twins
285
Unknown Ambitious Card Move
286
Unknown The Omnipresent Eight
287
Unknown Cover for the Ambitious Card Double Lift
287
Unknown The Invisible Transit
290
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary
Variations 292
Theodore Annemann, Unknown The Telepathic Card impromptu double backer
Related toVariations 293
Unknown Transposition
296
Unknown Boy Meets Girl story presentation
297
Unknown The Card in the Shoe
300
Unknown Rub-A-Dub-Dub transformation and vanish
Variations 301
Unknown The Card Through the Magazine bottom placement
302
Unknown Mercury's Card folded
303
Unknown Mercury Fold fourths, mention of Malini's "Card to Mouth"
Related toVariations 304
Unknown Folding a Card sixth, palm
305
Charlie Miller The Danbury Deliver fingertip peek
307
Unknown A Card for Pegasus card to vest
307
Unknown Double Discovery two-card catch
308
Unknown Everywhere and Nowhere two duplicates
Variations 309
Unknown Two Card Catch
309
C. O. Williams, Unknown Lazy Man's Card to Pocket
Related to 313
Unknown Top Change from end grip
313
Jack McMillen McMillen's Card from Pocket card apparently removed from inside pocket, really from deck
314
Unknown The Vanishing Pack with handkerchief
315
Unknown The Double Leaper
317
Charlie Miller The Dunbury Delusion
Related toVariations 319
Unknown Impromptu Location saliva
322
Unknown The Obliging Card apparently mistake is made, ambitious phase
322
Paul Rosini Think of a Card spring flourish
324
Unknown The Wheel Location card peeked at, fan, card withdrawn
Related to 325
Unknown Jog & Step Fan fan with jog or step
326
Unknown Wheels within Wheels saliva used as daub
327
Unknown Psycho-Intelligence card is put in pocket
328
Unknown The Psychic Stop! at seventh position, psychological
Related toVariations 330
Unknown Ultima Thule Location from fanned deck, with outs
Related to 331
Unknown Ultima Thule Location kind of KM-Move, bold
332
Unknown An Incredible Location spectator cuts to bridge
334
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Glimpse
334
Unknown Crystal Thought duplicate, mexican turnover
Variations 335
Charlie Miller Mental Selectivity five cards
336
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Ponsin on Thought Reading lip-reading
338
Unknown Risk Location Shuffle Tracking
339
Unknown Cagliostro Cuts the Cards spectator cuts to his face up card
341
Unknown A Quick Reversal order of pack is preserved
341
Unknown Faced Deck Reverse Location fair control, faced deck
342
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverse, bluff spacing in fan
Related toVariations 344
Louis Zingone Block of Reversed Cards hidden in Fan tight fan
345
Unknown Multi-Spelling Trick "The repeat Spelling of Mentally Selected Cards"
Variations 347
Unknown Break Transfer from pinky to overhand shuffle position
348
Unknown Card on Parade selection is spelled as final of thirteen cards
349
Unknown Hardin Plus Devant fifteen double facers, two methods
351
Unknown Double-Faced Cards whole chapter with applications
351
Unknown The Mechanical Four Aces three double facers
353
Unknown The Radioactive Aces three double facers
356
Unknown The Torn and Restored Card double facer, thumb tip
359
Unknown The Torn and Restored Card with a borrowed deck stranger card
Related to 362
Unknown The Stranger Card whole chapter with applications
362
Theodore Annemann The Ghost Card stranger card, card is put in envelope
363
Unknown Where Is It? stranger card
364
Unknown Through the Tabletop stranger card, two methods
365
Unknown Everywhere and Nowhere with a Borrowed Deck stranger cards
367
Unknown A Stranger in the House stranger card, hat is far away, marked card
370
Unknown Red-Black Transmigration stranger card, nice presentation
373
Unknown Touch and Go stranger card
375
Unknown Palm Load under Top Card
Related to 376
Unknown Double Lift from Fan probably Vernon's
377
Unknown The Run Around Aces stranger card
378
Unknown Introducing the Stranger method of adding a stranger card to the pack
379
Unknown Joker-Specimen Card using extra Joker as duplicate
380
Unknown Forcing a Stranger Card
380
Unknown Double-Faced Cards using double facers as strangers
380
Unknown It Must Be Magic spelling
382
Unknown Two Pile Principle
382
Unknown Tricky Quickie card at known number travels to pocket, see p. 412
384
Unknown The Numerological Card
385
Unknown Matching the Packets spectator deals to four predetermined cards
388
Unknown The Seventh Son spectator finds three mates
Variations 389
Unknown The Hocus-Pocus Card apparently mistake is made
390
Unknown Do As I Do - A New Presentation with prediction kicker
393
Unknown Contrary Do As I Do spectator is invited to be as contrary as he likes
395
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Location get-ready trick to get key in center, spelling
Related toVariations 397
Unknown The Twenty-Sixth Location remote key
398
Unknown Circus Card Trick to prepare for twenty-sixth location
398
Unknown The Unwitting Magician spectator finds thee selections
400
Unknown The Magic of Nine number of cards in pocket and selection is devined
402
Percy Abbott The Certain Card Trick
403
Unknown Fan Glimpse from behind by bending corner
403
Unknown Peeling Cards
409
Unknown Making Double-Face Cards
409
Unknown One Will Make Six how a two spot locates six cards
411
Unknown The Spectator Peek in context of "missed" peek
411
Unknown Shiners tip
411
Unknown Audicity Peek actually for palmed card
411
Unknown Card to Pocket tip for the selection process for Lazy Man's...
412
Unknown Svengali Shuffle how to shuffle a Svengali Deck
412
Charlier The Charlier Shuffle
412
Unknown The Matchbook Easel method for a nice display stand of a card
413
Unknown Second Deal Aid roughing fluid on thumb
Related to 414
Unknown The Kaufman Card Stand another display method for stand up poker routines
414
Unknown A False Count count off more cards from the deck as pretended
415
Unknown To Deal Four as Three
415
Unknown The Carbon Card see title for method...
416
Unknown Magic Powder v. Rabbit's Foot motivation to reach in the pocket
416
Unknown False Table Deal buckle undercount on the table
416
Unknown The Card at Any Number thumb count
417
Unknown Daub
417
Unknown Set-Ups management tips
417
Unknown Moistening a Card
418
Unknown The Pass cover for seated performance
418
Unknown Left Hand Bottom Replacement
419
Dai Vernon The De Kolta Change sleeve rubbing cover, pips of card change to suit clothing
Variations 450
Dai Vernon Tips on Changes
451
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Control Hindu Shuffle and crimp/locator
Related toVariations 453
Unknown Friction Bottom Slip Cut
454
Dai Vernon Hand-to-Hand Card Transfer classic to classic
455
Dai Vernon The Peregrinating Pip pip is transfered from Five to Two
Related toAlso published here 457
Dai Vernon The All Backs
Related toVariations 459
Dai Vernon Paddle Move Turnover
Variations 461
Dai Vernon Insertion of the Cards alternative to diagonal insertion, getting a break underneath out-jogged card
Related to 464
Dr. Jacob Daley Right Hand Side Steal
467
Dr. Jacob Daley Left Hand Side Steal
468
Dr. Jacob Daley Double Peek and Bilateral Side Steal two breaks
470
Dr. Jacob Daley Longitudinal Side Steal and Transfer
471
Dr. Jacob Daley Applied Misdirection for the side steal
473