172 entries in Cards / Sleights / Crimps / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown Italienische Methode crimp along center, single card or full deck
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 131
Jack Merlin Crimps
Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Crimp for a Table Spread crimping the selection while pushing the cards towards the spectator to be shuffled
Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Unknown The "Double Crimp" to make a one-way deck
Related to Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 86
Paul LePaul A "Side-Steal" Location
Greater Magic 34
Unknown Third Method. (With both hands) as card is pushed in deck, "End Crimp"
Greater Magic 50
Dr. James William Elliott Fourth Method. (With both hands) crimp in middle of short side
Greater Magic 51
Sid Lorraine Addition to Elliott's Crimp nail nick
Greater Magic 52
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon Subtlety distant crimped key card, bridge during tabled cut
Greater Magic 52
John Scarne Seventh Method. (The "Snap" crimp)
Greater Magic 57
John Scarne Scarne Ridge Technique
Greater Magic 59
Unknown The Pass information about practicing, covering and delaying the pass (via end crimp)
Greater Magic 182
Unknown Card Marking Crimp marking system
Expert Card Technique 92
Unknown Gambler's Card Marking System with crimps
Expert Card Technique 131
Charlie Miller The Single Card Bridge overhand shuffle position
Expert Card Technique 123
Unknown The Gamblers' Crimp isolated card
Expert Card Technique 91
Al Baker Concentration spectator crimps his card without knowing
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 219
Jean Hugard To Shuffle or Not To Shuffle thoughts on controls & delays, two methods for delaying control
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 9
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control certain crimp
Related to Let's See the Deck 6
Unknown Snap Crimp
Tricks and Sleights 18
Arthur H. Buckley One Hand Crimp - Your Card? featuring bottom card longitudinal crimp
Card Control 90
C. L. Boarde 1001st Location card revelation, spectator does the crimp
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 104) 419
Edward Marlo The "S" Shaped Turn Over multiple lift for ca. five cards, S-crimp
Marlo In Spades 6
Edward Marlo Side Crimp
Marlo In Spades 27
Arthur H. Buckley The Crimp (One Hand) bottom card crimped with pinky, but more bridge like
Principles and Deceptions 167
Edward Marlo General Ace Opener using crimp and Charlier Cut
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 136
Paul LePaul A Deceptive Crimp Location card is crimped lengthwise
The Card Magic of Le Paul 98
Unknown Longitudinal Crimp
The Card Magic of Le Paul 170
Edward Marlo Delayed Crimp Control crimping peeked card, complete edge bent
Control Systems 91
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control
Related to Handbook Of Card Sleights 4
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Kwik Key Kard diagonal crimp
The Cardiste (Issue 10) 16
Allessandro Four Ace Control using natural breaks
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 15
Edward Marlo Stay-Stack Miracle
The Cardiste (Issue 12) 7
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe's Crimp making a one-way deck
Related toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 60
Dai Vernon Snap Crimp
More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 60
James Steranko Lateral Afterthoughts
  • crimping
  • transfer to Tenkai or Rear Palm
  • different anchor fingers
Steranko on Cards 34
Dai Vernon The Snap Crimp
Expanded Lecture Notes 37
Harry Lorayne The Automatic Fan Crimp of top or bottom card
Reputation-Makers 260
Unknown Line Crimp seen from back of tabled deck
The Esoterist 24
Unknown Corner Crimp index corner, while showing card in spread to spectator
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 58) 289
Francis Carlyle The Two Black Aces black aces on top and bottom are placed in center and come back to initial position
Related to The Magic of Francis Carlyle 1
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe Crimp
Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 61
Harry Lorayne Cutting the Aces one-handed Charlier cuts, Aces crimped
The Magic Book 39
Andrew Galloway The Fib Finder
Diverting Card Magic 39
Han van Senus Glimpse-Crimp Location method to crimp and glimpse a card at the same time
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 6) 498
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
  • card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
  • card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
  • prediction of a selected card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 71
Edward Marlo Tabled Palm Preparation slight crimp in top card of tabled deck
Marlo without Tears 43
Pascal Monmoine Peek Crimp crimping peeked card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32) 619
Edward Marlo Crimp Conjuring spectator shuffles, magician locates Aces two times, then stacks them, similar to snap crimp
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 210
Edward Marlo Sneaking In Mexican Joe putting crimp in cards while performing packet estimation effect
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 213
Edward Marlo (B) Stop Effect mexican joe crimp
Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Edward Marlo (C) Ever Ready Black Routine with Mexican Joe applying mexican joe crimp
Inspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Edward Marlo Refined Ace Cutting from "Lost Shuffle Manuscript", using crimps or raised surfaces
Inspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 216
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe Crimp
At The Table 84
Unknown Slipping the Cut three methods to beat the cut
  • setting a bridged card
  • gesture pass
  • leaving-cards-behind pass
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 1
David Regal Waving thumb punches at different positions
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 227
Unknown, Dai Vernon The Breather Crimp
Related to The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 96
Edward Marlo Overhand Shuffle Crimp of block of cards, long side
Special Effects 63
Karl Fulves One-Way Crimp impromptu one-way deck
Secret Session — Part Three 83
Unknown Mexican Joe Crimp brief
Secret Session — Part Three 86
Karl Fulves Cut Above cutting at a crimp one-handed, Charlier
Secret Session — Part Three 87
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 30
Unknown Breather Crimp
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 11) 1571
Dai Vernon Snap Crimp
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 192
Edward Marlo Olram's Method using Snap Crimp
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 130
Edward Marlo The Coinless Crimp different method for the "Coin Crimp"
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 132
Edward Marlo Coinless Crimp Cull and Stack
Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 132
Edward Marlo "Marlo Handles Mexican Joe" one-way deck, putting it in and handling the work
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1967
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 250
Edward Marlo Marlo Mexican Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 253
Edward Marlo Double Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 253
Edward Marlo Multiple Find using Mexican Joe Crimp
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 255
Edward Marlo Ace Cutting using Mexican Joe Crimp
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 256
Edward Marlo Triple Location three card riffle shuffle control using Mexican Joe Crimp
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 258
Edward Marlo Cardician's Touch spectator shuffles before each cut to an Ace, using Mexican Joe Crimp
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 259
Edward Marlo Mexican Detective card located from face-down table spread, using Mexican Joe Crimp
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 260
Edward Marlo Mexican with a Memory card moved from one half to another is located, apparently cards in one half remembered, using Mexican Joe Crimp
Related to M.I.N.T. — Volume I 260
Edward Marlo The Skillful Mexican using Mexican Joe Crimp
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 262
Sam Leo Horowitz Longitudinal Crimp
The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 xviii
Richard M. Gamble Gambler's Crimp during one-handed fan
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 2001
Michael Weber Open Crimp putting in the crimp for the routine, added to later printing than 1989 (no year given)
Out of this Hemisphere 9
Bob King The Breather Crimp also in front of an audience apparently removing a bent
More Magician Foolers 20
Unknown Breather Crimp
Totally Out Of Control 98
James Swain The Free Cut Force force via spectator cut, uses crimp
Don't Blink 95
Thomas Baxter Breathless performer cuts to the Aces, then Kings and suits are produced as a climax
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 822
Unknown Breather Crimp
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 1
Bob King Putting In The Work also in front of an audience apparently removing a bent
Also published here The Breather 3
Bob King Basic Routine controlling a card with breather crimp
The Breather 3
Steve Draun Wave/Snake Crimp can be cut to in riffle shuffle position
Secrets Draun from Underground 72
Unknown メキシカンジョーのクリンプ (Mexican Joe Crimp)
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 103
Unknown クリンプカードからのカット (Cutting to a crimped card)
Larry Jennings's Card Technique 103
Unknown Breather Crimp
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 6
Bob King Putting in the Work also in front of an audience apparently removing a bent
Also published here The Breather 2 28
Jerry Mentzer The Breather Crimp some information, chapter "Breather Crimp Mysteries"
  • How to Crimp the Card
  • Basic Handling (cutting to the crimp)
Card File 165
Unknown Breather Crimp
Roger's Thesaurus 104
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
Cardshark 117
Unknown Cutting to a Crimped Card
Card College - Volume 2 349
Karl Fulves On Crimp Work general comments
Blocking Off 113
Unknown Breather Crimp
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 3) 2771
Nick Trost Gilbreath Aces Four Aces lost in deck, spectator deals through deck and locates Aces
Inspired by
  • an Ace opener described by Oscar Weigle Jr. (The Dragon, June 1939), credited to Steve Belchou
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 225
Nick Trost Gin Rummy Deal
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 257
Nick Trost Coon Can Deal Gives description and history of game
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 261
Nick Trost Special-Deck Blackjack-Poker Deal Blackjack and poker combined demo
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 265
Unknown, Dai Vernon Breather Crimp
Related to The Card Magic of Nick Trost 308
Tom Gagnon Easy Breather making a breather crimp
Also published here The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 65) 1313
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Braue Sandwich
Trephine 160
Steve Beam Prepare to Breath(er)
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1422
Harry Levine Prime Cut cutting to a breather crimp
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1423
Harry Levine Climbing the Aces with up the ladder cut and breather crimp
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 69) 1428
Harry Levine Waiting to Exhale (Controlling the Breather) placing breather card over selection
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1432
Harry Levine The Illegitimate Location with lots of flourish cuts, spelling this is not your card but this is
Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 69) 1437
Harry Levine Extras controls and ideas using the breather crimp
The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1440
Unknown Breather Crimp credit information
Vis à Vis 54
Unknown Breather Crimp
Tricks of my Trade 73
Ellis Stanyon How to "Bridge" the Cards No. 23, one or multiple cards
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 45
Neal Elias Bridges & Crimps short notes
Gambling Notes 5
Steve Beam Future Foretold
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 192
Neal Elias Then There's The Breather Crimp forcing the breather crimp
Related to New Card Controls 60
Karl Fulves One-Hand Palm Glimpse & Crimp top card palmed and immediately replaced, glimpsed and curved
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 269
Unknown Breather Crimp
Card Fictions 10
Karl Fulves Freeing Up edge-marking the breather crimp
Off The Books (Issue 5) 75
Karl Fulves Mill Work putting in edge work with other objects, knife or coin
Related to Off The Books (Issue 5) 84
Unknown Mexican Joe Crimp
Connexions 20
Unknown Breather Crimp
World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 1 4
Jerry K. Hartman Belly Crimp via bottom card bubble peek
Diamonds from Coal 82
Unknown Mexican Joe Crimp
Tangled Web 222
Unknown Breather Crimp
Power Plays 108
Tony Giorgio Stock Marker plastic dott as a crimp
Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 48
Unknown Long-Sides Up Bend alternative to breather crimp
Best of Friends - Volume III 93
Unknown Breather Crimp
Best of Friends - Volume III 95
Martin A. Nash The Infinity Principle
Diplopia 4
Unknown Breather Crimp
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 253
Unknown Breather Crimp
Don't Xerox Lecture Notes 23
Unknown Breather Crimp
Reinventing the Real 80
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Cutting to a Crimp
Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 24) 254
Vernon Winiecke Coffee Cup Crimp locator card by putting card into hot steam
Prolix (Issue 7) 442
Troy Hooser Breakless Passing Pass without break, use breather card
Moments 123
Unknown Breather Crimp
Reflections 84
Unknown Breather Crimp
Ontology Project 14
Unknown Breather Crimp
Making the Cut 51
Unknown Breather Crimp includes technique for setting up breather crimp openly in performance
A Book in English 77
Woody Aragon Maverick demonstration of estimating and cutting specific number of cards.
Related to A Book in English 131
Unknown Controlling the Card
Magic Page by Page 46
Tom Gagnon Edge Crimp relatively sharp crimp along the edge, with ruler
Avant-Cards 62
Tom Gagnon Easy Breather method for making a breather crimp
Also published here Avant-Cards 201
Tom Gagnon Subterranean Crimps crimping card while deck is cased
Also published here Cased Card Controls 38
Tom Gagnon Cased Crimp crimping card while deck is cased, another method
Also published here Cased Card Controls 41
Eric Evans The Broadside Crimp crimping card in middle, see also Tamariz' work on the TPC
Related to 53 Friends 29
Unknown Breather Crimp
Lessons in Card Mastery 92
Darwin Ortiz Thoughts on Crimp Work
Lessons in Card Mastery 156
Unknown Breather Crimp
Seventeen Secrets 49
Martin A. Nash The Crimp Infinity Principle, crimp center of the card, indentation with thumb
Classic Fantastic 17
Joseph Barry Another Ruse for Magicians... spectator shuffles, card is on top or at least under control
Also published here Fifty 7
Alex Ng I Got the Number Phase one: Combined values of two prediction cards match freely selected card
Phase two: Value of one prediction card and suit of another matched the selected card. Combined value of the two cards give the position of the selection in the deck
In the Mind of Dr. Alex 8
Bob Farmer, Steve Mayhew Bolo Jonah methods for marking the Jonah card
  • Marked Cards
  • Short and Long Cards
  • Snap Crimp (Mayhew)
Related to
  • "Lazy Man's Ten-Card Poker Deal" (Steve Mayhew, Labyrinth #8 Part 2, 1998)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 30
Jared Kopf Repelling Breathers withstanding heavy riffle shuffling, two breathers
Inspired by Nothing but the Family Deck 7
Unknown Concave Crimp like gambler's glimpse
The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 93
Unknown Reverse Breather Crimp
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 36
Charlie Miller Bending a Card with bottom card bubble peek
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 252
Roberto Mansilla Mago vs. Jugador Puertorriqueño four of a kind is produced, then cards change to another four of a king
Çerca 31
Roberto Mansilla Matching the Cards transformation to other four of a kind
Çerca 43
Tom Gagnon Easy Breather brief, way to apply breather crimp, see also p. 41
Gagnon Unfiltered 1
Tom Gagnon Establishing Break at Breather Crimp one-handed with tabled deck
Gagnon Unfiltered 2
Unknown Snap Crimp
Gagnon Unfiltered 38
Tom Gagnon Heavy Breather breather glued onto another card, thick breather
Gagnon Unfiltered 328
Tom Gagnon Subterranean Crimp crimping card while deck is cased
Also published here Gagnon Unfiltered 374
Tom Gagnon Cased Crimp crimping card while deck is cased, another method
Also published here Gagnon Unfiltered 376
Unknown Snap Crimp
Gagnon Unfiltered 387
Unknown Breather Crimp
Secret Language — Volume 1 176
Ryan Plunkett Breather Crimp
  • Applying the Crimp
  • Punching the Crimp
  • Edge-Marking the Crimp
Distilled 103
Ryan Plunkett Two Subtleties for the Breather Crimp intro
Distilled 123
Ryan Plunkett 1. A Replacement nonchalant handling to place card next to breather crimp
Inspired by Distilled 123
Ryan Plunkett 2. A Natural Spread Break deck spread onto table from left-hand dealing position until stopped, force or to replace card, breather crimp
Related to Distilled 126