95 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls / Multiple Card Controls / Faro Controls
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo Faro Aces aces placed thirteen cards apart, brought back together via faro shuffle
1947 Marlo In Spades 16
Edward Marlo The 17th Location two cards
1958 Faro Notes 67
Edward Marlo The 13th Location three selections
1958 Faro Notes 68
Edward Marlo Faro as a Control how to control a card at known position to top with faro shuffles, with subsections:
  • Less Than 52
  • With Two Cards
  • For 2 Cards at Undetermined Positions
Inspired by 1958 Faro Notes 2
Edward Marlo The Left Over Faro Shuffle partial faro as an ace multiple control
1958 Faro Notes 14
Edward Marlo Placement Shuffle placing Aces thirteen cards apart, with stacking application
1958 Faro Notes 18
Edward Marlo Control of the Aces four card control using faro shuffles, different versions
1958 Faro Notes 19
Edward Marlo Seventh Fooler two cards
1958 Faro Notes 54
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #10 three cards
1958 Faro Notes 60
Edward Marlo The Faro Shuffle Shift bringing cards together with faro shuffle
1961 The Multiple Shift 28
Edward Marlo Estimation Faro bringing cards together with faro shuffle, not 100%
1961 The Multiple Shift 30
Dai Vernon Vernon's Aces Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 162
Edward Marlo No Key - Faro Aces without key cards and counting
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 5
Edward Marlo Six Card Faro Control using a locator card
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 26
Edward Marlo Key - Faro Aces setting aces as keys for a multiple control
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 8
Edward Marlo Seven Card Faro Control using a locator card (doesn't work? see following version for eight cards)
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 27
Neal Elias, Edward Marlo Packet Handling for Faro Fooler #12 two separated face up cards come together to sandwich selection, two more methods, see also page 13 for further handling details:
  • Regarding Three Selections and Crimp Card
  • On Packet Handling
  • The No Key Card Triple Selection Discovery
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 12
Edward Marlo Eight Card Faro Control using a locator card
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 27
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Discovery two locator cards discover two chosen cards, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 16
Edward Marlo Nine and Ten Card Faro Control using a locator card
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 27
Edward Marlo Marlo Faro Control - Two Card Faro Control using a locator card
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 24
Edward Marlo Faro Double Control openly controlling aces while secretly controlling other cards (e.g. kings)
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 36
Edward Marlo Three Card Faro Control using a locator card
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 24
Edward Marlo Triple Faro Control openly controlling aces while secretly controlling two more sets of four-of-a-kinds
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 39
Edward Marlo Double Peek Matching full stack
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 33
Edward Marlo Four Card Faro Control using a locator card
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 25
Edward Marlo Marlo's Four Card Miracle four selections, faro control, cut to the Aces with selections
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 47
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Controls
  • For Two Cards
  • For Three Cards
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 2
Edward Marlo Five Card Faro Control using a locator card
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 25
Edward Marlo Incomplete Double Peek Control two cards, one after the other
Related to 1968 Faro Fantasy 17
Harry Lorayne Half a Faro Onward three cards peeked from Incomplete Faro Condition, random cards turned over, they sandwich selections after faro
Related to 1969 HEX! 30
Edward Marlo The L-C-M Control three cards, odd pack, straddle faros
Related to 1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 143
Harry Lorayne Multiple Incomplete Faro Control counting while riffling
1971 Reputation-Makers 136
Roy Walton Two-Card Faro Control impromptu, placing selections so they come together with faro shuffle
1971 On the Clock Effect 14
Gene Finnell Flip Cut - 2 center section cut out and reversed, key glimpsed, then a faro brings previous center card next to key
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 34
Gene Finnell Free Cut Principle Variations with two cards
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 59
Edward Marlo Miracle Faro Reverse two peeked at cards reverse themselves one at a time
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 81
Roger Smith The IF Cover Up Control #2 key card placed in break in originally lower half of IF peek, faro brings it next to selection
  • Handling A
  • Handling B
  • Handling B - A Variation (two selections)
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 3
Roger Smith The Simple IF Double Control two cards peeked, faroed section pulled from center
1975 The Faro Sorcery Trilogy — Number 1 12
Darwin Ortiz Combination Aces free cut principle, faros
Inspired byVariations 1975 Afterthoughts 77
Martin A. Nash Vernash's Aces faros and Free Cut Principle, see p. 443 for additional crediting
Related toVariations 1975 Ever So Sleightly 70
Edward Marlo Multiple Packet Faro Control three cards
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 20
Edward Marlo Two & Three Card Control using Secret Incomplete Faro Condition
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 301
Roy Walton The Caretaker face up card in deck is spelled to find selection
1979 That Certain Something... 4
Edward Marlo Faro Fantastiques 49 card deck, several spectatators shuffle packets and remember card, selections appear in one poker hand, three presentations
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 359
Edward Marlo The 49 Control five cards
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 363
Edward Marlo Effect two cards, using double automatic placement
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 364
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo Easy Way Faro Fooler three card control
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 62
Edward Marlo The L-C-M Control three cards, odd pack, straddle faros
Related to 1983 Marlo without Tears 272
Robert Gardner Multiple Control, Inc.
Oct. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 10) 833
Unknown Two Card Peek incomplete faro, control
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 3
Edward Marlo 53 Cards Won't Do three card peeked from incomplete faro position found by three sandwiches, secretly preserves order
Related to 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 47
Larry Jennings Double Shake-Out two peeked at cards (incomplete faro condition) slide out when deck is shaken
1988 The Cardwright 169
Edward Marlo New Approach I.F. Control nine approaches, one or two selections, sometimes using twenty-six memorized cards
Related to 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 154
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Double Control two cards peeked simultaneously
Inspired by 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 12
Edward Marlo Incomplete Double Control
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 118
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro - Multiple Peeks with multiple breaks in lower half
  • Incomplete Double Peek
  • Incomplete Triple
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1965
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 123
Robert Gardner Twice Nice Incomplete Faro
Mar. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 3) 1611
John Quine Slider Aces concept, faro a packet into the deck and push it through, being in control of cards, for a Cutting the Aces routine
Inspired by 1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Harry Lorayne, Edward Marlo Without A Clue finding out name of cards peeked at in incomplete faro condition by glimpsing cards in bottom half, full stack
Related to 1990 Trend Setters 44
Michael Powers Incomplete Four Way four card location, using Riffle Shuffle Control with Incomplete Faro Condition
Variations 1990 Top Secret Stuff 74
Harry Lorayne Without A Clue, Impromptu finding out positions of two peeked at cards in incomplete faro condition via bottom half
1990 Trend Setters 52
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon (A Suburb of Knightdale) two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 41) 731
Vanni Bossi Variations to the "Dr. Nuzzo Peek" fine secret incomplete faro condition to facilitate counting
  • First Variation (challenge location, red-black separation)
  • Second Variation (same with odd-even)
Inspired by 1992 Escorial 1992 — The Marlo Year 12
Edward Marlo Triple Faro Control openly controlling aces while secretly controlling two more sets of four-of-a-kinds
1992 The Olram File (Issue 12) 10
Alex Elmsley The Fan and Weave Controls two handlings of an ingenious control:
  • The Fan and Weave Control
  • The Fan and Weave Double Control
Related toVariations 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 335
Alex Elmsley Fan and Weave Control to any Position extension with two cards
Inspired by 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 442
Steve Beam A Match Made in Zebulon two selection found at same position when deck is cut in half
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 96
Tom Craven Bounce Controll II after incomplete faro peek
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 192
Edward Marlo Crimp and Faro Control
Also published here
  • MUM, 1957, part of "Dunbury Delusion"
1997 Solomon's Mind 160
Doug Edwards In/Out Impossibility Faro sandwich
Related to 1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 151
Bruce Cervon Ace Finder for four cards
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 150
Bruce Cervon Two-Card Control
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 123
Harry Lorayne So Is This! faro
2001 Personal Collection 477
Simon Aronson Faro 18/35 Restacking as an Alternative False Shuffle Use out faros to keep stack in Queenspell
Related to 2001 Try the Impossible 18
Darwin Ortiz Combination Cull free cut principle, faros
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 14
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control RSC
one or two cards chosen from incomplete riffle shuffle
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 85
Jerry Sadowitz Three Card Control crimp and faro, inspired by Finnell's Free Cut Principle
Related to 2004 Cut Controls 25
Harry Riser The Double Shot Location two card location with odd-backed Joker, break work and faro
VariationsAlso published here
  • MUM, May 1995
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 116
Arturo de Ascanio, Frank Garcia A Hunger for Dreaming shown to Ascanio by Garcia, packet cut off and counted, packet shuffled in rest and left outjogged, card chosen from this condition, then original number counted down
Related to 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 307
Harry Riser Yours, Mine, and Ours three card control, faro
Inspired byRelated to 2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 118
Harry Riser Sunken Riser out-of-hands selection, then control with faro
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • MUM, Nov. 2000
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 93
Harry Riser The Impossible Faro Shuffle Card Control
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Jan. 2002
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 95
Harry Riser Greek Connection greek break version
Related toAlso published here
  • MUM, Feb. 2002
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 98
Bruce Cervon Double Incomplete control and mini effect
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 17
David Solomon Does Anyone Faro Shuffle? two cards chosen and fairly replaced, performer cuts to both with faro shuffles in between
2007 The Wisdom of Solomon 139
Bruce Cervon 2 Card Control Control two cards to top with incomplete faro
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 7
Tom Gagnon Faroed Spread Pass with deck in Incomplete Faro Condition
  • Two Card Control
Inspired by 2011 Avant-Cards 11
Darwin Ortiz, Paul Griffin Ideas for "Vernon's Aces"
Related to 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 216
Unknown Incomplete Faro Peek one half stacked to get position of selection
2016 In Order to Amaze 73
Pepe Lirrojo Asamblea Total Aces separated in four piles, brought together to top via faro, deck is arranged by quartets as climax
Inspired by 2016 Panpharos 30
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Control
2017 A New Angle 80
Michael Feldman The Complete Faro Control doing Marlo's Incomplete Faro Control with tapered deck from squared condition
2017 A New Angle 84
Yves Carbonnier Melchisédech fifteen minute card act, selections are found, quartet changes into other, gun trick, card to lemon
2019 Grand Livre de Cartomagie 166
Michael Powers Incomplete Two Way using Riffle Shuffle Control with Incomplete Faro Condition
Inspired byRelated to 2019 Tesseract 228