181 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls / Single Card Controls / Tilt/Depth Illusion
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Depth Illusion Precursor card slid under top card but apparently in center
1910 Kartenkünste 89
Joseph Cottone Tilt Position in different context
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 20
Edward Marlo Foreword
1962 Tilt! 1
Edward Marlo Bluff Shift to the Top or at Any Number from the Top Tilt, lowering deck below top card
1962 Tilt! 3
Edward Marlo Bluff Shift to the Bottom or at Any Number from the Bottom Tilt directly to bottom
1962 Tilt! 5
Edward Marlo Bluff Shift and Palm Off Tilt to bottom and cop or palm "Side-Squaring Palm"
1962 Tilt! 5
Edward Marlo Flexible Bluff Shift Aces inserted from back into center one by one, controlled together in any order, bluff spacing
Variations 1962 Tilt! 6
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico's Idea establishing tilt break in center during insertion of first Ace
Inspired by 1962 Tilt! 7
Edward Marlo Front Tilt when spectators are looking from above
1962 Tilt! 8
Edward Marlo, Charles Aste Jr. Center Push Subtlety actual center cards pushed out a bit from back, see precursor by Charles Aste, Jr. on p. 13
1962 Tilt! 12
Edward Marlo Note using Tilt in ambitious card routine, "most obvious use (...) for this reason I have avoided it", getting into position before removing top card
1962 Tilt! 15
Edward Marlo Tilt to the Bottom
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 110
Unknown Tilt
1970 Epilogue (Issue 9) 66
Roger Klause Convincing Mock Pass tilt & bluff pass combination
1970 Epilogue (Issue 10) 73
Edward Marlo Tilt Tip
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 291
Charles Aste Jr. Tilt Subtlety striking center cards, often credited to Schwarzman
Related to 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Karl Fulves Tabled Tilt
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 44
Dai Vernon Tilt
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 108
Karl Fulves One-Hand Tilt Get-Ready mention of it: "Although (...) not appeared in print, it seems to be widely used with many variations in circulation."
1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 183
Charles Aste Jr., Howard Schwarzman Tilt Finesse jamming dodge
Related to 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 239
Lin Searles Tilt Bit
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 53
Dai Vernon Tilt
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 3) 175
Karl Fulves Tilt Credit Information with claim that Conrad Bush coined the term "Depth Illusion"
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 14
Karl Fulves One Hand Tilt Get-Ready
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 15
Karl Fulves Half Tilt multiple cards inserted, some go in center and some in break
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 16
Dai Vernon Depth Illusion
1975 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 7) 4
Jon Racherbaumer A One-Hand Tilt
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 15
Edward Marlo Tilt
1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 4
Edward Marlo Double Tilt two breaks, applications
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 291
Harvey Rosenthal One Hand Tilt Get-Ready
1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 186
Edward Marlo Tilt
1977 Any Second Now 204
Dai Vernon The Depth Illusion with credit discussion
Related to 1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1025
Ralph W. Hull Ralph Hull's Method tilt precursor
Also published here
  • "Hull's Eye Popper", 1932
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1025
Unknown Anon's Method
Related to 1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1025
Edward Victor Edward Victor's Method
Also published here
  • Further Magic of the Hands (1946)
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1026
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Method
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1026
Howard Schwarzman Howard Schwarzman's Idea poke finesse
Related to 1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1027
Karl Fulves Tilt Note on the name "Tilt" by Ed Marlo
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1027
John Cornelius John Cornelius Method
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1027
Roger Klause R.K. One Handed Tilt
1978 Here's My Card 35
Ken Krenzel, Edward Marlo Center Tilt
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 159
Ken Krenzel The Front Tilt
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 160
Ken Krenzel Application of Tilt for Loading setting up for rising card sequence, tilt variation
1978 On the Up and Up 16
Richard Kaufman Variation of the Tilt Load setting up for rising card sequence, multiple cards
1978 On the Up and Up 17
Unknown Tilt brief
1978 The Talon (Issue 1) 6
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Tilt brief
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 29
Unknown Reverse Tilt
1979 CardMagic 5
Edward Marlo Multiple Tilt as set-up for collectors
1979 CardMagic 83
Unknown Tilt brief
1979 Close-up Entertainer 126
Richard Kaufman Tilt Center Pull-Out apparently pulling card out from center
1979 CardMagic 12
Daryl Martinez Convincing Tilt
VariationsAlso published here 1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 39
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Arturo de Ascanio Tilt
1980 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 12) 776
Karl Fulves More Notes Yet notes on the Interlock principle
(A) No-Break approach
(B) alternate procedure
(C) switch with double card
(D) paper clip addition, paper clip version of Hofzinser problem
(E) connection to Tilt
(F) allusion to Haunted Pack set-up with Interlock
Related to 1980 Interlock 59
Unknown Tilt
1981 Cardworks 55
Ken Simmons Tilt Throw-Off I
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 57
Jon Racherbaumer Tilt Throw-Off II
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 58
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Walt Lees, Fred Robinson Tilt / Depth Illusion one handed set-up, with convincer by Fred Robinson
1981 Four Professional Card Tricks 8
Don England The Tilt Bluff Pass control to second from top
Sep. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 680
Dai Vernon Tilt brief
1982 Best of Friends 21
Unknown No Deck Tilt tilt under single card, apparently whole deck
1982 Best of Friends 332
Edward Marlo Tilt
1982 Card News '82 109
David Britland Tilt? tilt variartion
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 163
Edward Marlo The 380-Degree Tilt good Angles
1983 Marlo without Tears 11
Frank Simon Cutiltillusion card cut into center comes to top, despite an out-jogged marker card, cut/tilt combo
1983 Versatile Card Magic 69
Edward Marlo Tilt Tip front tilt handling
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 99
Arturo de Ascanio Tilt Finesse
May 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 917
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Tilt / Depth Illusion
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 112
Unknown Bottom Tilt
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 13
Father Cyprian Untilt tilt subtlety
Aug. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1100
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Tilt
1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 23
Unknown Tilt
1985 Korem without Limits 154
Edward Marlo Tilt
1985 Equinox 8
Ben Harris Impromptu Daryl using tilt principle
Inspired byRelated to 1985 Midnight Special 13
Daryl Martinez Tilted and Turned with visual change
1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 22
Daryl Martinez The Tiltless Tilt directly to the top
1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 54
Robert Gardner Apex Escape tilt with cased deck, selections are immediately palmed away
Mar. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 3) 1186
Ben Harris The Floating Ambitious Card
1986 1 a.m. The Sequel 10
Dai Vernon Tilt
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 6
Jerry K. Hartman Depth Deceptions 3) Tilt-Bluss Pass Combination
Jan. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 1) 1444
Darwin Ortiz One-Handed Tilt Setup
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 14
Dai Vernon Depth Illusion
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 94
Howard Schwarzman, Charles Aste Jr. Tilt Finesse poking out cards in center
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 95
Steve Beam Upwardly Mobile 1 card sticking out at the front slowly and visibly rises to the top
Related to 1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 22) 370
Steve Beam Upwardly Mobile 2 card sticking out at the back slowly and visibly rises to the top
Related toVariations 1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 22) 372
Steve Beam Upwardly Mobile 3 card sticking out face up at the back slowly and visibly rises to the top
1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 23) 404
Phillip Young Upwardly Mobile IV
1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 24) 418
Edward Victor, Edward Marlo Tilt
1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 24
Unknown Tilt
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 14
Harry Lorayne Goin' Home Convincer
Jan. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 1) 1739
Edward Marlo Flash Convincer context (credit correction p. 1872)
May 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 5) 1784
Gary Kurtz One-Handed Get-Ready
1990 Unexplainable Acts 13
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Tilt
1990 Ultra Cervon 12
Unknown Tilt to Bottom
1990 Finally! 33
Gary Ouellet Ambitious Challenge after Tilt card sticking out a bit from the front
1990 Close Up Illusions 187
Dai Vernon Tilt
1990 Focus 19
Unknown One-Handed Tilt Get-Ready
1991 Carneycopia 250
Dai Vernon Tilt
1991 Carneycopia 44
Howard Schwarzman, Charles Aste Jr. Tilt Finesse pushing some cards from center
1991 Carneycopia 44
Edward Marlo Tilt
1991 Sveroni Original 12
Bill Kalush Tilt Finesse breaking deck at front
Variations 1992 Totally Out Of Control 132
Dai Vernon Tilt / Depth Illusion
1992 Five Times Five - Japan 32
Steve Draun, Edward Marlo The Depth-Illusion Palm directly into gambler's cop or full palm
Related to 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 46
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon ティルト (Tilt) also known as Depth Illusion by Vernon
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 123
Karl Fulves Tilt/Depth Illusion credit fight
Inspired by
  • comments by Jon Racherbaumer in "Flashpoints"
Related to
1993 Verbatim (Issue 5) 38
Unknown Tilt
1993 Card File 188
Unknown Bottom Tilt two cards inserted in deck, one of them slides to the bottom
1993 Card Selection 5
Dai Vernon Tilt
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 123
Edward Marlo Tilt brief
1994 The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume One 3
Unknown Tilt
1994 Magical Wishes 20
Peter Duffie Duffie's Depth Deception subtlety
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 268
Edward Marlo Depth Illusion
1995 Cardshark 93
Howard Schwarzman Tilt Finesse dodging center cards out
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 203
Martin Gardner Tilt Finesse spreading top cards back
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 204
Tommy Wonder Ambi-Tilt detailed management
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 129
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Tilt
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Paul Harris Reveals some of his most Int...) 108
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Tilt brief
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 115
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Tilt
1996 Miracle Material 36
Larry Jennings A Subtle Getready for the Depth Illusion using break enlargement technique
Related to 1997 Jennings '67 100
Unknown Front Tilt
1997 Ah-ha! 70
Unknown The Tilt Move (or Depth Illusion)
1997 Simon Says! 142
Bob White Managing the Depth Illusion
Also published here 1997 It's a Matter of Style 15
Bob White Bob White's One Hand Tilt get-ready
Also published here 1997 It's a Matter of Style 18
Dai Vernon Depth Illusion
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 84
David Regal One-Hand Tilt Get-Ready
1999 Close-Up & Personal 15
Unknown Tilt
1999 Close-Up & Personal 23
Edward Marlo Tilt brief
1999 Tricks of my Trade 3
Roberto Giobbi Tilt Introduction, credit information
2000 Card College — Volume 4 995
Dai Vernon, Arturo de Ascanio Tilt
2000 Card College — Volume 4 997
Unknown One-handed Tilt Get-ready
2000 Card College - Volume 4 999
Howard Schwarzman, Charles Aste Jr., Edward Marlo Tilt Finesse I
Related to 2000 Card College — Volume 4 1000
Daryl Martinez, Christoph Borer Tilt Finesse II
Inspired by 2000 Card College — Volume 4 1000
Edward Marlo, Juno Tilt variation
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 85
Roberto Giobbi Final Thought
2000 Card College — Volume 4 1001
Justin Hanes Quest tilt handling
Inspired by 2000 Action 5
Unknown Tilt
2001 Personal Collection 219
Karl Fulves Further Notes on the plot and credit information on the Depth Illusion
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 83
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Depth Illusion Precursor card slid under top card but apparently in center
2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 80
Unknown Tilt
2003 Seven By Michel Huot 27
Edward Marlo Tilt
2004 Random Acts of Magic 62
Michel Huot, Steve Duperre The Charlier Control Insert card into Charlier position, Tilt-esque
2004 Random Acts of Magic 65
Ralph W. Hull Front Tilt credit information, see also p. 432
2004 Enchantments 430
Wesley James Thoughts on Tilt credit information
2004 Enchantments 432
Unknown Tilt
2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 80
Dai Vernon Depth Illusion
2004 Sankey Unleashed 60
Tyler Wilson B.O.O.T.Y. "Bored of Ostentatious Tilts Yet?"
getting into position for Tilt
Also published here 2005 Twisting To The Acers 8
Tyler Wilson Tyler Insults Tilt's Totally Inexplicable Elegance and Simplicity Tilt finesses
  • Right T.I.T.T.Y. Method
  • Left T.I.T.T.Y. Method
Related to
  • Tomas Blomberg's "Zilt", Jack Parker's "Ultra-Tilt"
Also published here
2005 Just be Glad my Name isn't Greg 7
Tyler Wilson B.O.O.T.Y. "Bored of Ostentatious Tilts Yet?"
getting into position for Tilt
Also published here 2005 Just be Glad my Name isn't Greg 11
Bob White Managing The Depth Illusion
Also published here 2005 It's a Matter of Style (2005 edition) 30
Bob White Bob White's One Hand Tilt get-ready
Also published here 2005 It's a Matter of Style (2005 edition) 33
Tyler Wilson Tyler Insults Tilt's Totally Inexplicable Elegance and Simplicity Tilt finesses
  • Tuning
  • Tokyo
Also published here 2006 Dominatricks 21
Tyler Wilson Bored of Ostentatious Tilts Yet? getting into position for Tilt
Also published here 2006 Dominatricks 27
Unknown Tilt
2006 Power Plays 22
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Tilt brief
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 27
Unknown Tilt Finesse pushing some cards from center, here claimed by Lorayne
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 302
Unknown One-Handed Preparation for Vernon's Depth Illusion
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 195
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo Tilt
2008 El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 6) 103
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Tilt
2009 The "D" Notes 28
Dai Vernon, Ken Krenzel Trick That Fooled Houdini Variant
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 120
Tyler Wilson Tilt Credits
2010 Reinventing the Real 77
Dai Vernon Tilt brief
2010 Reinventing the Real 102
Harry Lorayne Tilted "In Depth"
  • Bottom Out (to second from bottom)
  • Sidewinder (insertion started from the side as left hand turns)
2011 Special Effects 65
Unknown Tilt with one-handed get-ready, see credit information on p. 41
2011 More Power to You 39
Unknown Tilt brief
2012 Anteater Consortium 6
Tony Cabral Tilting At Windmills why Tilt is no good
2012 The Brown Shoes Lecture Notes 22
Eric T. Dockery One-Card Tilt Finesse
Also published here
  • Precursor XIII, 1986.
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 68
Howard Schwarzman Tilt Subtlety
2013 Confident Deceptions 19
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo The Tilt (Depth Illusion)
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 43
Karl Fulves One-Handed Tilt Get-Ready
2014 Close Culls 27
Daryl Martinez Convincing Tilt
Also published here 2014 Art Decko 120
Unknown Tilt to Bottom
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 157
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Tilt Subtlety card is pushed out from center via plunger
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 15) 79
John Guastaferro Tilt into Case
2017 En Route 39
Unknown Tilt brief
2017 JawDroppers! Two 17
Unknown Front Tilt
2018 Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 47
Dai Vernon Depth Illusion lowering deck for get-ready
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 71
Johnny Thompson Tilt Lift-Up to obtain a break underneath inserted card
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 130
Howard Schwarzman Tilt Poke Finesse
2018 Game Changer 177
Tom Gagnon Bluff Tilt pseudo tilt ambitious card phase
2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 157
Steve Forte Faking the Shift
  • Vernon pass/false cut
  • slip-cut
  • multi-card tilt
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1013
Andi Gladwin Convincing Tilt No. 2, card actually sticks out at back
Related to
  • "Bebel on the Tilt" (Bebel, Magic, Sept. 2003)
2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 131
Unknown Tilt
2020 Magic for BLM 186