2,415 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To tell what Card a Person pitches on, without seeing the Card till you find it in the Pack cards shown one by one and stopped at selection, simple overhand shuffle control
1784 Breslaw's Last Legacy 65
Unknown Les faux mélanges Four "false shuffle" will be explained, starting with one by spreading from hand to hand in bunches à la Charlier shuffle to control just a single card
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 101
Unknown Shuffling Deck with Key Card
1876 Modern Magic 65
Unknown Diagonal Insertion
1889 Tricks with Cards 29
Unknown Charlier Pass as Control
1889 Tricks with Cards 9
Unknown Shuffling with Key Card "very small risk of the two cards being parted"
1889 Tricks with Cards 41
Unknown False Shuffles - Eighth Method cards are inserted, pushed through diagonally, stripped out and replaced on bottom
1889 Tricks with Cards 29
Unknown with the aid of a wide card
  • Third Method
wide card as key card
1889 Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown Multiple Shift
1890 More Magic 16
Unknown Diagonal Insertion
1890 More Magic 15
Unknown Holding Out Partial Stack palming thirteen cards while spectator shuffles
1890 More Magic 29
Unknown Card Naming when stack has been shuffled, punch deck
1890 More Magic 81
Unknown A. Die Volte mit zwei Händen as a control
Sep. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Unknown Die Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
continuation of pass description with variation and application as control, time misdirection
Oct. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 145
Unknown The Bridge
1897 New Era Card Tricks 40
Unknown Undoing Riffle Shuffle with Stripper
1897 New Era Card Tricks 55
Unknown Deck Crimp Location
1897 New Era Card Tricks 72
Charlier Charlier Pass as a Control delayed with step
1897 New Era Card Tricks 15
August Roterberg Changes describing an out for lost selection
1897 New Era Card Tricks 17
Charlier Die Charlier'sche Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
charlier pass with fourth finger at end, as control (after first holding a break)
Related to Mar. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 3) 35
Karl Schröder Ein neues Hilfsmittel zum Erraten gezogener Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
coin secretly palmed and inserted next to selection in deck, deck tabled to delay pass or control
Feb. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 21
Unknown To Get Sight of Selected Card with spectator insertion subtlety, three centre glimpses
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 168
S. W. Erdnase The Blind Shuffle For Securing Selected Card with palm off for a spectator shuffle
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 141
Charlier Single Handed Shift also for control
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 128
S. W. Erdnase The Diagonal Palm-Shift mention of top palm, bottom palm, multiple shift on page 141
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 137
T. Nelson Downs Side Steal directly to top
1909 The Art of Magic 144
T. Nelson Downs Third Method spectator peeks in his own hands, risky bridge, also with rubber banded deck
1909 The Art of Magic 150
Unknown The Stabbed Card using sticky card to control selection
1909 The Art of Magic 127
T. Nelson Downs Spectator's Peek as done by Downs
1909 The Art of Magic 143
T. Nelson Downs Fourth Method spectator peeks at a card in his own hands and it is found, estimation and stack, "the bungling and unobserving performer will meet his Waterloo in this experiment"
1909 The Art of Magic 152
Unknown Novel Card Discovery - First Method cards counted during spreading during selection, replaced at known position, controlled via jog shuffle
1909 The Art of Magic 40
T. Nelson Downs Second Method deck crimp/bridge at peeked at card
1909 The Art of Magic 150
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Depth Illusion Precursor card slid under top card but apparently in center
1910 Kartenkünste 89
Unknown To bring Four Cards together after they have been placed in different parts of the Pack unclear whether the cards are secretly or openly stripped out
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 98
Charles T. Jordan Allowing a Spectator to Shuffle general comments
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 16
Charles T. Jordan Placement Control cards returned to spread with known distance, brought together under key with dealing procedure
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 7
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero! spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal
1921 The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 19
Jack Merlin Side Palm while tapping the card in the center, transferring on top
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin Side Slide Palm and Flesh Frip side palm after a peek
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 5
Oswald Rae Stock Addition after Spectator's Shuffle palmed cards added when completing spectator's cut
1928 Sub Rosa 3
Laurie Ireland Four Ace Control
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 14
Graham Adams The Slip Shuffle card from center brought to bottom in one overhand shuffle, see also photographs starting on p. 39
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 16
Graham Adams The Peep and Riffle key card in center, selection controlled to top with an in-the-hands riffle shuffle
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 15
Ralph W. Hull Optical Shuffle to front and back, as control of card to third position
Related to 1932 "Eye-Openers" 4
Unknown The "Mahatma" Substitutes Substitutes for the Pass, three versions
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 32
Wilf. Huggins Returning a Card to the "Fan"
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 68
John Henry Anderson A Link with the Past
(The J.H. Anderson Slip)
side steal to bottom
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 63
Unknown The Hindu Shuffle as a Substitute for the Pass one or multiple card control
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 3
Unknown A General Utility "Location"
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 66
S. W. Erdnase, Victor Farelli The "Strip" Cut Shuffle Substitute
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 35
Unknown Disposal of Card Located various ways of controlling an injogged card
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 68
Victor Farelli, Unknown The "Riffle" Substitutes riffle shuffle
  • Using a "Longitudinal Bridge"
  • Using the Veneri "Flesh" Break
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 34
Ralph W. Hull The Optical Shuffle "A Perfect Substitute for the Pass"
back and front throws, also as card control
Related to 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 2
Edward Bagshawe The Bagshawe Substitute
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 33
Unknown An Easy Substitute for the Pass starting like Charlier Pass, overhand shuffle
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 6
Unknown The Modern Dovetail Shuffle overhand shuffle shift
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 14
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 20
Theodore Annemann The $ 1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky
Related toVariations 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 43
Unknown The Riffle Return No. 2 of "Substitutes for the Pass"
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 92
Unknown Spectator Shuffles Stacked Deck credit information, short overhand shuffle
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 19
Audley Walsh Two Card Control bridged deck
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 109
Unknown The Break and Overhand Shuffle No. 1 of "Substitutes for the Pass"
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 91
Unknown Reversed Cards as Indicator No. 3 of "Substitutes for the Pass", secretly reversed card as key card, oops control
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 93
Unknown Simple Control spectator cuts to and remembers card, performer holds break
1935 Mental Magic with Cards 8
Unknown Shuffling a Stacked Deck short shuffle, credit to Stanyon's Magic
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 19) 108
Unknown A Smart Location card is inserted and hit through deck, control with riffle shuffle
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 23
Walter B. Gibson Surpasso selection is inserted in cased deck by spectator and divined, deck pressed together in case
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Unknown Card Control with Pencil Dot Card one or multiple cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Unknown Shuffling Despite Key Card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 22
Unknown New Card Discovery two key cards, spectator shuffles briefly
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
Charles T. Jordan Trailing the Dovetail Shuffle to its Lair distributing stacked suit with 2 riffle shuffles
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 42
Charles T. Jordan Spectator's Red Black Shuffle spectator deals divided deck in two heaps and riffle shuffles them
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 47
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle, pencil dot card
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Unknown Spectator Riffle Shuffles and key remains on top or near top
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 89
Unknown Location Plus slick key card, spectator (overhand) shuffles
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 97
Theodore Annemann $1,000 Test Card Location stacked, risky
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 215
James Maxwell The Locator spectator's shuffling while short card stays next to selection
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 313
U. F. Grant U Bite oops control
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 168
Unknown Control with Bridged Deck bottom of page
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 51
Glenn G. Gravatt Mental Vision four cards chosen and divined, pencil dot card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Edward Victor The "Book" Return control, in the hands
1937 Magic of the Hands 9
Unknown Multiple Card Control simple
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Unknown Slick Card Control for multiple cards
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 98
Unknown A Good Location overhand shuffle control
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 383
Unknown The Simple Pass overhand shuffle control, mahatma
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 381
Unknown Controlling Several Cards with Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 258
Jean Hugard Oops Control Variation reversed key card that is accidentally discovered
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 49
Unknown Jog and One Hand Fan
1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 48
Unknown The Push Location Tap Injog
1938 Greater Magic 35
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fan selection is controlled via jog, with finesse by Horowitz
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 190
U. F. Grant Reversed Key Card The "Whoops!" Control
VariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 81
Unknown Jogging the Selection
1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 47
Unknown Fan Control spectator inserts card in fan
a/. (Automatic Jog Control)
b/. Riffle Control
Related toVariations 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 49
Unknown Substitutes for the Pass: I. Misdirection Mahatma Overhand Shuffle Control
1938 Greater Magic 186
Jean Hugard Locations
Related to 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 46
Unknown Shuffling with a Key Card
1938 Greater Magic 94
Unknown Shuffling despite Key Cards
  • The Overhand Shuffle
  • The Dovetail Shuffle
1938 Greater Magic 96
Unknown The Master Card Location two key cards, spectator riffle shuffles
1938 Greater Magic 97
Charles T. Jordan Interlocking Chain Principle
1938 Greater Magic 101
Walter B. Gibson Jog Control as top half is replaced
1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 46
Unknown The Shuffle Location jog-shuffle
1938 Greater Magic 41
Unknown Locating a Card After the Spectator's Cut
1938 Greater Magic 336
Unknown The Pick-up Location End Grip Transfer
1938 Greater Magic 34
Unknown The Optical Shuffle back-and-forth false shuffle applied to card control
1938 Greater Magic 189
Cardini The Cardini Ace Trick Aces shuffled into pack (by performer) end up on bottom, featuring Cardini's Overhand Shuffle Multiple Shift
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 545
Unknown The Break and Shuffle overhand
1938 Greater Magic 189
Unknown The Peek two methods
1938 Greater Magic 32
Unknown The Hindu Shuffle genuine shuffle and as single/multiple card control
1938 Greater Magic 187
Sam Leo Horowitz Holding the Break After a Spectator Peeks at a Card
1938 Greater Magic 205
Unknown The Fan Location: By Means of the Regular Fan
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 27
Theodore Annemann Nail Nick Key Control
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Theodore Annemann The Consecutive Hindu Shuffle multiple control in one hindu shuffle
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 399
Unknown b control of card picked from table, application for Curry Turn-Over Sleight
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 8
Theodore Annemann Eagle Location risky location in which spectator shuffles his own card back
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 397
Unknown The Riffle Location control to known position near top
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 14
Robert Parrish Friction Toss Control
1939 Do That Again! 40
Gordon R. McKenney Ace in Hole two selections in two halves appear at same position, out for lost card
Related to 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 373
Orville Wayne Meyer Riffle Shuffle Control in the hands
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 11
Theodore Annemann, Unknown Light on the Hindu Shuffle control to top
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 398
Oscar Weigle Nu-Locato key card placement after peek
1939 Do That Again! 39
Max Malini Two Covers for the Side Slip
1940 Expert Card Technique 33
Unknown Automatic Jog No. I, II, III three methods (including Plunger)
1940 Expert Card Technique 104
Unknown Ruffle Return heel break
1940 Expert Card Technique 126
Unknown The Migratory Aces with travelers finale
1940 Expert Card Technique 252
Unknown The Side Jog diagonal push-in
1940 Expert Card Technique 102
Unknown The Tap tapping a produding card "through" the squared pack
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 122
Joseph Cottone Tilt Position in different context
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 20
Unknown The Spectator Peek - The Last Word third finger break
1940 Expert Card Technique 94
Charlie Miller The Danbury Deliver fingertip peek
1940 Expert Card Technique 307
Unknown The Charlier Pass - To Control a Card
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 46
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Variation to control a card
1940 Expert Card Technique 69
Unknown The Spectator Peek in context of "missed" peek
1940 Expert Card Technique 411
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 508
Unknown Key Card Shuffle Subtlety
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 83) 533
Crocker Xkwizit! two hinged cards in deck to keep cards together while shuffled freely
Related toVariations 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 117) 689
Henry Hardin Hindu Dream cards in hat, shaken and top card removed four times
Also published here 1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 119) 701
Unknown Short Card & Riffle Shuffle two cards stay together
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 121) 707
Jean Hugard The Bottom Side Slip to the bottom
1940 Expert Card Technique 35
Max Malini Malini's Side Slip palm or to top
1940 Expert Card Technique 33
Unknown The Card Through the Magazine bottom placement
1940 Expert Card Technique 302
Unknown After the Spectator Peek
1940 Expert Card Technique 94
S. W. Erdnase Erdnase In-Jog Shuffle top stock control, also as control of one selection
1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 3
Jean Hugard The Side Slip two methods
1940 Expert Card Technique 31
Unknown The Thumb Slide with immediate palm-off
Related toVariations 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 10
John Snyder Reversed Hindu Shuffle "shown to my by John Snyder", cards controlled to bottom, dragged by friction of fourth finger
1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 4
Unknown The Specator Peek Improved
1940 Expert Card Technique 93
Unknown The Peek Crimp
1940 Expert Card Technique 91
Edward Marlo Marlo's Rosini card glimpsed, no break, deck cut and card spelled to, deck crimp during spectator's peek
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 10
Burling Hull Slip Control selection switched out with slip force type action
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Unknown The Drop Control subtle, card is put in deck which is dribbled in other hand
1940 Expert Card Technique 121
Unknown 17 - Fan jog. Control of card after inserting in fan
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 31
Unknown The False Running Cut two methods
1940 Expert Card Technique 77
Jean Hugard To Shuffle or Not To Shuffle thoughts on controls & delays, two methods for delaying control
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 9
Unknown The Stripper Running Cut bringing reversed card in stripper deck to top via running cut
1941 The Stripper Deck 11
Unknown The Stripper Undercut bringing reversed card in stripper deck to top via undercut
1941 The Stripper Deck 10
Jean Hugard Hugard Card Control center clip overhand shuffle
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 6
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Hugard-Braue Cut Control
1941 The Stripper Deck 7
Frederick Braue The Cut Pass
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 18
Unknown A Reversed Card as a Key Card
1941 The Stripper Deck 7
Unknown To Control Two or More Cards as four-Ace Control
1941 The Stripper Deck 8
Unknown The Stripper Cut controlling reversed cards to top in stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 12
Herbert Hood A Thought Out-Thought free selection divined, marked & stacked
Variations 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 136) 776
Tom Sellers A Different Pass with palming
1941 Condensed Conjuring 7
Deane Moore Card Control No ? ? ? to bottom, card apparently pushed through deck and put back on top
Related to 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 17
Unknown Double Under-Cut see step 4
1941 The Stripper Deck 27
Unknown The Stripper Jog Control controlling reversed card in stripper deck
1941 The Stripper Deck 9
Unknown Peek Handling old fashioned
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 253
Unknown How to Get A Card Placed in Middle of Deck to "Bottom" of Deck pass or riffle shuffle
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 252
Unknown How to use the Foregoing Passes tips
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 251
Unknown The Simplified Pass control to top via riffle shuffle
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 195
Eddie Joseph The Side Steal card not palmed, only held with tips of fourth finger and thumb
1942 Greater Card Tricks 13
Lu Brent Self-Shuffle observing spectator's riffle shuffle, following the card
Related to 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 18) 77
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue, Charlie Miller The Lockgrip Strip Shuffle overhand shuffle, for credit to Charlie Miller see reference
Related to 1943 Tricks and Sleights 30
Unknown Multiple Hindu Shuffle Control
1943 Tricks and Sleights 3
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Pass to top, bottom, or reversed to center
Variations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 192
Frank Kelly Frank Kelly's Bottom Placement
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 184
Arthur H. Buckley Side-Bottom Pass side steal to bottom
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 183
R. M. Jamison The Turn Over Card Control half over break is turned over into the other hand, repeated with second half
July 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 2) 58
Warren Wiersbe Multiple Control Procedure riffle shuffles
1944 Action with Cards 6
Charles Nyquist The Principle of Alternative Terminations - And Its Applications When the Spectator Shuffles stratagem for controlling a card while spectator shuffles the deck, several outs
1945 My Best 27
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimps
VariationsAlso published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 318
Jean Hugard Card Magic - Substitutes for the Pass
  • The Simplified Pass(turn over and shuffle)
Apr. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 113
Edward Marlo The Riffle Pass controlling a card or cards to top with a riffle shuffle
1945 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 82
Bert Feinson The B. F. Card Control lift shuffle in which only the selection is picked up
Oct. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 5) 160
Claude Kimball Card Magic - Substitutes for the Pass card is levered up with pinky
Related to May 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 12) 118
Warren Wiersbe Peek! delayed control with step fan
Variations 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 15
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley´s Diagonal Location
1946 Card Control 45
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley's Single Card Shift to bottom after peek
1946 Card Control 25
Unknown Diagonal Insertion
1946 The Invisible Pass 12
Unknown The Fan Location to top
1946 Card Control 72
Arthur H. Buckley Multiple Shift - Buckley's Method brings the cards on top of a facedown deck
1946 Card Control 22
Unknown The Extraordinary Queens using kind of covered side steal for sandwich effect
1946 Card Control 86
Edward Marlo The Riffle Pass controlling a card or cards to top with a riffle shuffle
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 48
Arthur H. Buckley Covered Side-Steal precursor
1946 Card Control 173
Unknown Improved Peek
1946 Card Control 33
Unknown The Fan Location Amplified to bottom
1946 Card Control 73
Unknown The Glide Location
1946 Card Control 42
Arthur H. Buckley The Glide Shift Kelly Bottom Placement sideways
Variations 1946 Card Control 93
Dai Vernon Multiple Shift
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 115) 463
Dai Vernon Vernon Multiple Shift
1946 Card Control 20
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley's Double Peek Location Shuffle and Palm
1946 Card Control 65
Unknown Overhand Shuffle and Multiple Shift
1946 Card Control 64
Dai Vernon, Unknown The Shift and Shuffle extension of Vernon Shift leading in tabled riffle shuffle
1946 Card Control 100
Unknown Side Steal side steal to weird palm
1946 Card Control 82
J. B. Bobo Bobo System of Card Control
1947 Watch This One! 73
Unknown Shuffling with Key Card
1947 Watch This One! 37
Edward Marlo Faro Aces aces placed thirteen cards apart, brought back together via faro shuffle
1947 Marlo In Spades 16
Edward Marlo Push-in Ace Control bevel
Related to 1947 Marlo In Spades 7
J. B. Bobo Control to Second from Bottom Hindu shuffle
1947 Watch This One! 68
Unknown U Peek, I Peek card in center is glimpsed at back end as spectator is looking at it from opening in front
1947 Watch This One! 25
J. B. Bobo Multiple Card Control hindu shuffle control to bottom for one or multiple cards, crimp addition
Related to 1947 Watch This One! 15
John Hamilton Top It card is controlled from middle to top
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 121) 487
George G. Kaplan Controlling Three Selected Cards by Means of the Corner-Short Hindu Shuffle handling
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 16
Unknown Master Card Control fanning with injog
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 24
Arthur H. Buckley The Peek Location spectator peeks
1948 Principles and Deceptions 169
Unknown Overhand Break Control
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 117
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Fan Cut method to bring corner short to the top
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 9
Unknown Reversed Location using a reversed card
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 180
Unknown To Control a Selected Card by Means of the Corner-Short Hindu shuffle
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 12
Bill Simon Simon-Ease simple cut control
Also published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 159) 639
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Control
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 9
George G. Kaplan Retaining Control of several Glimpsed Cards by Means of the Corner-Short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 14
Unknown Twelve-Down Riffle as card is returned
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 196
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Control
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 192
Unknown The Step securing control after peek
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 33
Unknown Spread and Break Control getting in Overhand Shuffle Position
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 122
Unknown The Peek
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 30
Unknown Backslip Control
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 110
Unknown Hindu Shuffle Control
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 191
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Control of a Glimpsed Card by Means of the Corner-Short
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 12
Audley Walsh Ace Assembly bluff multiple shift, all cards go to same position, fan insertion into same spot
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 133
Al Leech A Simple Card Control control card at a certain position with the hindu shuffle or a double cut
1949 For Card Men Only 27
Bill Simon Cut Control
Variations 1949 Controlled Miracles 5
Paul LePaul A Fancy Control flip-over cuts
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 96
Audley Walsh Off Hand
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 749
Dai Vernon Vernon Multiple Shift As an exchange of four cards.
1949 For Card Men Only 8
Paul LePaul A Natural Jog-Control
Related to 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 93
Paul LePaul An Automatic Jog-Control
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 101
Paul LePaul Cut Shift series of cuts from Hindu position
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 209
Paul LePaul The Hand Picked Aces bluff spacing in fan
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 199
Paul LePaul Peek with Fingertip-Grip for Demo
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 46
Dr. Jacob Daley Double Peek and Bilateral Side Steal two breaks
1950 Expert Card Technique 470
Dai Vernon Insertion of the Cards alternative to diagonal insertion, getting a break underneath out-jogged card
Related to 1950 Expert Card Technique 464
The Great Maurice Multiple Card Control adding palmed cards
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 213) 852
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Control Hindu Shuffle and crimp/locator
Related toVariations 1950 Expert Card Technique 453
Dai Vernon Multiple Shift brief, hindu-shuffle
Variations 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 6 No. 3) 98
Eddie Joseph Can you see your Card? spectator peeks at a card, performer ribbon spreads the cards face-up and names selection, performed with one hand
Related to 1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 14
Unknown Springing the Cards Control
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 25
Edward Marlo Two Card Peek Control
1952 Control Systems 103
Edward Marlo Using a Short in Combination with Peeks or any type of key card
1952 Control Systems 108
Edward Marlo Delayed Fan Control step fan, as Triple Peek Control, two methods
1952 Control Systems 83
Edward Marlo To Control Six or More Cards Quickly in two sets of three cards each
1952 Control Systems 29
Bill Simon Tapping the Cards through the deck, forming injog, with four Aces
Related to 1952 Effective Card Magic 55
Bill Simon The Simon Card Control jog, insertion from the side
VariationsAlso published here 1952 Effective Card Magic 93
Edward Marlo Delayed Crimp Control crimping peeked card, complete edge bent
1952 Control Systems 91
Edward Marlo Marlo's Step Control multiple cuts to table sequences to control peeked-at cards
A. To Control One Or More Cards To The Top
B. To Control One Or More Cards To Bottom
C. Double Peek Control - Top and Bottom
D. Double Peek to Bottom
E. Double Peek To Top
F. Triple Peek to Bottom
G. Triple Peek To The Top
1952 Control Systems 12
Edward Marlo To Control Two Peeked At Cards with basically one cut to table
1952 Control Systems 27
Edward Marlo Delayed Spread Control spreading deck with jogged selections, as two card peek control
1952 Control Systems 87
Edward Marlo Combination Controls for two, three or four peeked cards
1952 Control Systems 95
Bill Simon Cover for the Side Slip covered side steal, to second from the top
Variations 1952 Effective Card Magic 112
Edward Marlo The Five Card Peek Control running cut sequence, with five actual breaks
1952 Control Systems 79
Edward Marlo To Control Cards Singly To the Bottom controlling multiple peeked cards one by one
1952 Control Systems 26
Bill Simon The Two Card Peek two cards, two cuts, on top and bottom, throwing off magicians
1952 Effective Card Magic 97
Edward Marlo The Triple Peek for three selections at different positions
1952 Control Systems 8
Edward Marlo The Shuffle Control sequences to control peeked at cards with overhand shuffles, one by one or more at once
A. Shuffle Control for One or More Cards to the Top
B. Shuffle Control to Bottom
C. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Bottom
D. Double Peek Shuffle Control with Repeat
E. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Top and Bottom
F. Double Peek Shuffle Control to Bottom by Pull Out Method
G. Triple Peek Shuffle Control to the Bottom
1952 Control Systems 32
Edward Marlo Cut Control sequences to control peeked at cards with in the hands cuts
A. Cut Control to the Top
B. Bottom or Top Cut Control
C. Double Peek Cut Control to Top
D. Double Peek Cut Control to Bottom
E. Alternate Cut Control
F. Triple Peek Cut Control
G. Triple Peek Cut Control No. 2
1952 Control Systems 48
Bill Simon Shuffle Control
1952 Effective Card Magic 84
Edward Marlo The Double Peek for two selections at different positions
1952 Control Systems 6
Edward Marlo To Control Three Peeked Cards with basically one cut to table
Related to 1952 Control Systems 28
Edward Marlo Technique of the Peek basic peek handling with riffling
1952 Control Systems 5
Edward Marlo Quadruple Peek Control four individual breaks, running cut to table
A. Quadruple Peek Control to the Bottom
B. Quadruple Peek Control to the Top
1952 Control Systems 63
Unknown Spectator's Peek spectator opens deck
1953 Card Man Stuff 14
Edward Marlo Insertion Break getting break underneath outjogged card
Related to 1953 The Cardician 139
Unknown Top Stock Shuffle Control top card to second from top
1953 "Come a little closer..." 35
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimps
Also published here 1953 The Cardician 6
Frank Kelly Kelly Bottom Placement brief
1953 The Cardician 173
Unknown Bottom Reversal Control control card to bottom, reversing it in process (pass-like action)
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 288) 1152
Edward Marlo Simple Shift
Related toVariations 1953 The Cardician 58
Al Leech Controls General Comments
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 3
Dai Vernon, Edward Marlo The Multiple Shift
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 25
Unknown The Simplified Pass
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 3
Frank Kelly The Bottom Placement Kelly-Ovette Bottom Placement
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 28
Unknown The Triple Cut
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 3
Cy Endfield Card Selection and Control general comments
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 20
Unknown Multiple Shift
1955 One More Thought on Cards 21
Cy Endfield The Spectator's Glimpse Fingertip-Grip for Demo
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 21
Dai Vernon The Multiple Card Pass
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 18
Cy Endfield Jog Control
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 62
Norman Houghton Baffling the Brethren card control, springing the cards, bridge
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 331) 134
Edward Marlo Fifth Method step in advance
1956 Fingertip Control 15
Edward Marlo Basic Procedure fingertip peek
1956 Fingertip Control 3
Bruce Elliott The Elliott Control card from middle controlled to the bottom, buckle
VariationsAlso published here 1956 The Best in Magic 122
Edward Marlo Second Method imperfection, nailnick, edgemark
1956 Fingertip Control 6
Edward Marlo Fourth Method Injog
1956 Fingertip Control 10
Bruce Elliott The Elliott Control card from middle controlled to the bottom, buckle
VariationsAlso published here 1956 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 336) 154
Edward Marlo Finger-Tip Control
1956 Fingertip Control 3
Edward Marlo First Method forced estimation, fishing
Related toVariations
  • A.M. (Unknown, 2017)
1956 Fingertip Control 5
Edward Marlo Definite Fingertip Control - D.F.C. stepping at selection
Related to 1956 Fingertip Control 19
Edward Marlo Free Force Principle re-forcing following cards
1956 Fingertip Control 17
Edward Marlo Fifth Method steps in advance
1956 Fingertip Control 13
Bill Simon Simon-Ease simple cut control
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 142
Charles T. Jordan Interlocking Chain Principle
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 21
Edward Marlo Third Method cornershort, see note on page 22
1956 Fingertip Control 8
Edward Marlo Fourth Method - Multiple Control Injog
1956 Fingertip Control 13
Edward Marlo Sixth Method - Tilt Glimpse glimpsing card
Variations 1956 Fingertip Control 16
Edward Marlo Multiple Card Control Sequence imperfection, nailnick, edgemark
1956 Fingertip Control 7
Edward Marlo Third Method cornershort, see note on page 22
1956 Fingertip Control 7
Edward Marlo Free Force multiple card control, re-forcing the break
1956 Fingertip Control 17
Edward Marlo Clip Steal Cover Up cover card steal and applications, see Notes 6, 7 on p. 59
1957 Side Steal 50
Arthur H. Buckley Bottom Clip Steal clip steal to bottom from "Triple Climax" ("Thirty Card Effect", written by Fitzkee), brief
1957 Side Steal 22
Edward Marlo The Insertion Steals from center
Variations 1957 Side Steal 40
Unknown Diagonal Insertion
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 145
Edward Marlo To the Top Tenkai Steals to top, two methods
1957 Side Steal 37
Edward Marlo Peek Handling
1957 Side Steal 2
Edward Marlo Side Steal to Bottom six methods
Related to 1957 Side Steal 29
Edward Marlo The Bold Steal while showing that selection is not on top or bottom and other handlings, see Note 3 on p. 58
Related to 1957 Side Steal 9
Edward Marlo A Slight Difference small packet side steal handling, Pinch Technique
1957 Side Steal 13
Bill Simon Another Handling cover card side steal
1957 Side Steal 49
Edward Marlo The Side-Steal
1957 Side Steal 1
Edward Marlo Side Steal Cover Ups historic note on Covered Side Steals
1957 Side Steal 47
Edward Marlo Note note on approachment of right hand
1957 Side Steal 60
Edward Marlo The Clip Steal
Variations 1957 Side Steal 22
Edward Marlo The Deliberate Side-Steal see Note 2 on p. 58
Variations 1957 Side Steal 5
Edward Marlo Concluding Observations: Note 1 two cards peeked for using Technical Side Steal
1957 Side Steal 57
Edward Marlo The Curled Forefinger finesse for "The Deliberate Side-Steal"
1957 Side Steal 7
Edward Marlo First Cover Up with cover card
1957 Side Steal 48
Edward Marlo Note 9 note on psychology of Side Steal
1957 Side Steal 59
Edward Marlo Clip Steal to Bottom
Related to 1957 Side Steal 24
Edward Marlo As a Control to apparently cut top card into center yet retain it under control, using tabled Tenkai Palm
1957 The Tabled Palm 17
Edward Marlo Multiple Holdout palming multiple cards from different positions
1957 Side Steal 15
Edward Marlo Instant 26th Location getting a selection to top with faro, crimp, twenty-sixth faro check and half plus one principle
1958 Faro Notes 66
Edward Marlo Alternative Procedures stay stack principle applied to memorized deck, see previous item
1958 Faro Notes 43
Ronald B. Edwards Group Shuffle Transfer deck is shuffled first half, then second half, cards are transferred
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 11) 13
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #10 three cards
1958 Faro Notes 60
Edward Marlo Placement Shuffle placing Aces thirteen cards apart, with stacking application
1958 Faro Notes 18
Edward Marlo The 13th Location three selections
1958 Faro Notes 68
Allessandro Four Ace Control using natural breaks
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 15
Edward Marlo The 17th Location two cards
1958 Faro Notes 67
Edward Marlo Seventh Fooler two cards
1958 Faro Notes 54
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 Control of the Aces four card control using faro shuffles, different versions
1958 Faro Notes 19
Edward Marlo The Left Over Faro Shuffle partial faro as an ace multiple control
1958 Faro Notes 14