81 entries in Cards / Sleights / Passes & Shifts / Two-Handed / Bluff Passes
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Victor Farelli The Improved "Bluff" Pass to top
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 29
Unknown The "Bluff" Pass
1938 Greater Magic 185
Paul LePaul Le Paul's Pass
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 181
Edward Marlo Riffle Speller Replacement standard Bluff Pass
1945 Off the Top 3
Nate Leipzig, Bert Allerton Screened Leipzig Pass from the middle to second position, brief
Variations 1958 The Close-Up Magician 25
Unknown Bluff Pass
1962 Close-up Card Magic 54
Unknown Bluff Pass
1969 The Devil's Playthings 19
Roger Klause Convincing Mock Pass tilt & bluff pass combination
1970 Epilogue (Issue 10) 73
Edward Marlo Mock Placement gag for magicians
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 291
Fred G. Taylor, Neal Elias The "Passless" Pass applying Jiggle Pass to Display Bluff Pass type, Modern Magic referenced
Related to 1973 Epilogue (Issue 18) 170
Edward Marlo Under the Top
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 174
Slydini Slydini on the Mock Pass with Checkpoints
1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 24
Paul Curry Bluff Pass done face up
1977 Special Effects 2
Unknown Bluff Shift
Sep. 1979 The Talon (Issue 5) 62
Andrew Galloway The Bluff Force forcing a card with bluff pass
1980 Diverting Card Magic 18
Harry Lorayne, Unknown Bluff Pass Handling
Sep. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 395
Unknown Bluff Pass see also p. 24 for misdirection tips
1980 Diverting Card Magic 23
Edward Marlo Bluff Sandwich bluff pass force, dribble finesse
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 62
Daryl Martinez Bluff Pass Handling
1980 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 42
Unknown Bluff Pass
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Sensational Stunners 11
Bobby Bernard Tabled Bluff Pass picking up selection from table
May 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 491
Unknown Bluff Pass brief
1982 Card News '82 42
Derek Dingle Bluff Pass Control
1982 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 49
Unknown Bluff Pass
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 17
Don England The Tilt Bluff Pass control to second from top
Sep. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 680
Edward Marlo The Marlo-Thompson Bluff Pass
Related to 1982 Card Finesse 2
Edward Marlo Topping Thompson's Pass cover Thompson
Related to 1983 Marlo without Tears 265
Unknown Dribble Bluff Pass
1983 Lecture III 14
Gordon Bruce ffulb ro ssap kcom removing 51 instead of just one
Also published here 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 28) 538
Edward Marlo Bluff Miracle
Inspired by 1983 Marlo without Tears 126
Daryl Martinez Bluff Force Handling
1983 Marlo without Tears 128
Edward Marlo Bluff Bottom Placement as a force
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 43
Unknown Location bluff pass, shown by Charlie Miller (1940)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 1
Nate Leipzig, Ron Bauer The Screened Leipzig Pass
Related to 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 73
Paul LePaul The Bluff Pass classic handling
1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 17
Roberto Giobbi An In-Depth Study on the Bluff Pass
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 11&12) 11
Unknown Bluff Pass
Also published here 1987 CardPerfect 52
Unknown Bluff Pass
1988 The Magic Way 49
Unknown Bluff Pass
1988 My Latest Book 65
Unknown The Bluff Pass
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3) 4
Harry Lorayne, Nate Leipzig, Ron Bauer Primal Screen instant method
Inspired by 1990 Trend Setters 15
Harry Lorayne Primal Final finesse
Inspired by 1990 Trend Setters 30
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Control similar to Thompson's Bluff Pass
1990 Trend Setters 89
Roger Klause The Bluff Bluff Pass no cover card
Variations 1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 131
Edward Marlo Bluff Pass Riffle Force
1991 Synergistic Sandwiches 4
Ron Bauer Screened Leipzig Card Pass
1992 Card Finesse II 190
Eddie Fechter Fechter's Bluff Pass
1993 Fechter 210
Paul LePaul, Alex Elmsley Bluff Pass
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 179
Angelo Carbone An Automatic Control bluff pass with Humbug gimmick
1994 Humbug 15
Gordon Bruce Etlov-Ffulb removing 51 instead of just one
Also published here July 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 4&5) 174
Aaron Fisher Nowhere Pass Variation to second from bottom, with outjog feature
1995 The Sleight Album 11
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control
Also published here 1995 The Sleight Album 15
Aaron Fisher Nowhere Pass (Bluff Handling)
Also published here 1995 The Sleight Album 16
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control in context of sandwich routine, mates face-up on top and selection appears between them
Also published here Nov. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 11) 2569
Frederick Montague, Ken Krenzel Empty Bluff Pass directly to top
1997 Ingenuities 180
William Goodwin Subtlety for Screened Leipzig Pass for Ron Bauer's "Screened Leipzig Pass" (Genii 47/2, Feb 1983, p. 113)
1997 The Ancient Empty Street 2
Frederick Montague, Fred Kaps, Tommy Tucker, Paul LePaul, Roberto Giobbi The Bluff Pass
Also published here 1998 Card College — Volume 3 555
James Swain The Dummy Pass the "your card is not here" pass
Related to 1999 21st Century Card Magic 93
Paul LePaul Bluff Pass
2000 Thick Schtick! 14
Juan Tamariz The Display Pass for credit information see reference
Related to 2000 Card College — Volume 4 985
Paul Curry Bluff Pass face up
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 92
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control control with bluff pass concept
Also published here 2002 The Paper Engine 48
Aaron Fisher Bluff Replacement Subtlety
2002 The Paper Engine 43
Aaron Fisher The Advanced Nowhere Pass
2002 The Paper Engine 46
Aaron Fisher The Nowhere Pass
Also published here 2002 The Paper Engine 36
Aaron Fisher Additional Handlings for the bluff pass to control a card to certain position
2002 The Paper Engine 41
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Concealed Allerton Control CAC
card controlled to near top while apparently turned over in middle of deck
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 8
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Concealed Allerton Control card controlled to near top while apparently turned over in middle of deck
Also published here 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 154
Tommy Tucker The Tommy Tucker Pass Stratagem display pass
Related to
  • "What Next", Tommy Tucker, 1936, p. 28
2004 Enchantments 109
Unknown Bluff Pass brief
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 145
Wesley James A Refinement for the Bluff Shift lifting no cards
  • The Bluff Shift as a Control
  • The Bluff Shift as a Riffle Force
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 398
Michael Powers Double Decker Sandwich Bluff Sandwich, selection tabled, repeat with transposition with tabled first selection, duplicate
Inspired by 2006 Power Plays 161
Daryl Martinez Bluff Pass Force
2010 One Degree 10
Jerry K. Hartman Bluff Force Variation
2010 CAAN Craft 7
Roberto Giobbi Pass At the Bridge different handling
Inspired by 2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 20) 345
Unknown Bluff Pass
2011 Curtain Call 130
Unknown Display Pass
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 68
Edo Huang Sandwich Vanish sandwich cards on top vanish and appear in the center with selection, first part basically Ed Marlo's Bluff Sandwich
Related to 2017 Daily Dose 18
Unknown Bluff Pass
2017 En Route 70
Giancarlo Scalia Bluff Pass Control
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 210
Johnny Thompson Bluff Pass Handling
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 68