475 entries in Cards / Sleights / Crimps
  
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Hocus Pocus Junior Conveyance of Cards and Dice mentioning card tricks and principles without details
  • divided cards
  • advantage dice by cutting off a strip
  • "nipping" (punch?), corner crimp, dots
1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 51
Unknown The Bridge
1876 Modern Magic 39
Unknown The Bridge two methods to put it in
1889 Tricks with Cards 30
Unknown Fourth Method deck bridge as control
1889 Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge)
1889 Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown The Bridge: Additional Methods
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
  • Fourth Method
1890 More Magic 20
Unknown Methods of Identifying a Chosen Card - Fourth Method concave bridge in rest of deck
1890 More Magic 22
Unknown Rouge et noir No. 19, bridge crimp to tell whether a card is red or black
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 24
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die verschwundene Karte card selected and returned out of hands, yet it disappears from deck
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 83
Unknown Die geheimnisvollen Würfel
  • two dice thrown and sum counted to repeatedly until deck is divided in two halves, they're separated in red and black
  • red and black separation by performer without dice but crimp or punch instead
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 110
Unknown Italienische Methode crimp along center, single card or full deck
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 131
Unknown Französische Methode corner crimp
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 132
Unknown Corner Crimp
Feb. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 85
Unknown The Bridge
1897 New Era Card Tricks 40
Unknown Deck Crimp Location
1897 New Era Card Tricks 72
Unknown Die Abhebe-Karten bridging both halves in opposite direction
Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 181
Unknown Corner Crimp
1897 New Era Card Tricks 54
Unknown To Indicate the Location for the Cut - I. This is located by the Crimp bridge crimp, for use after overhand shuffle
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 48
Unknown III. This is located by the crimp bridge crimp, for use after riffle shuffle
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 51
S. W. Erdnase Crimping for the Cut using crimp in a game, player cuts to crimp
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 113
Unknown Full Deck Bridge
1909 The Art of Magic 53
T. Nelson Downs Second Method deck crimp/bridge at peeked at card
1909 The Art of Magic 150
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 Second Method crimping card underneath fan when card is returned
1909 The Art of Magic 41
Unknown Corner Crimp in Spread
1909 The Art of Magic 98
Unknown Corner Crimp
1910 Kartenkünste 87
Unknown Bridge half the deck by squeezing left hand
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 38
Jack Merlin Finger Crimp From the Side crimping corner while card is put back in deck
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Finger Crimp From the End variation
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 19
Jack Merlin The Royal Finders selection ends up between the two black kings
Also published here 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 20
Jack Merlin Crimps
1927/28 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
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Oswald Rae Cutting A Pack of Cards performer cuts any number of cards, four corner crimps
1928 Sub Rosa 7
Graham Adams The Inverted Crimp cards bridged in other direction, see also photographs starting on p. 51
Inspired by 1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 16
Victor Farelli Deck Bridge
1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 34
Unknown Crimp and Riffle Location deck is crimped
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 70
Unknown How to "Bridge"
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 73
Victor Farelli For the Table "Spread" Force. setting up
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 74
Ernando Veneri The Veneri Discovery crimping selection as it is pushed into deck
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 65
Unknown Disposal of Card Located various ways of controlling an injogged card
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 68
Unknown The "Double Crimp" to make a one-way deck
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 86
Louis Lam Tower Bridge "A New Bridge Effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection
1935 Would You Believe It? 11
Audley Walsh Two Card Control bridged deck
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 109
El Ray The Fan Location crimp below fan
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 54
Unknown Control with Bridged Deck bottom of page
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 51
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Unknown Setting a Bridge
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 360
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon Subtlety distant crimped key card, bridge during tabled cut
1938 Greater Magic 52
Unknown Fifth Method. (Card control by means of the crimp) crimping bottom section
1938 Greater Magic 53
Unknown End Crimp
1938 Greater Magic 233
Blois Houghton Sensitive Soul deck separates at selection when kicked on floor, crimp instead of salt
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 299
George Pughe The Third Fan Location card is crimped as spectator removes it from fan
1938 Greater Magic 30
Unknown The Crimp Location - First Method. (With both hands) in the spread
1938 Greater Magic 46
Yank Hoe Location with Crimp magician inserts card
1938 Greater Magic 47
Unknown Second Method. (With one hand) as card is pushed in deck
1938 Greater Magic 49
Theodore Annemann Sixth Method. (Crimp and table spread) crimped distant key
1938 Greater Magic 55
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Crimp Technique crimping selection while pushing spread forward
1938 Greater Magic 57
Paul LePaul A "Side-Steal" Location
1938 Greater Magic 34
Unknown Third Method. (With both hands) as card is pushed in deck, "End Crimp"
1938 Greater Magic 50
Dr. James William Elliott Fourth Method. (With both hands) crimp in middle of short side
1938 Greater Magic 51
Sid Lorraine Addition to Elliott's Crimp nail nick
1938 Greater Magic 52
John Scarne Seventh Method. (The "Snap" crimp)
1938 Greater Magic 57
John Scarne Scarne Ridge Technique
1938 Greater Magic 59
Unknown The Pass information about practicing, covering and delaying the pass (via end crimp)
1938 Greater Magic 182
Unknown Establishing a Break from a Bridge
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 124
Unknown Bridge
1940 Expert Card Technique 124
Unknown Bridge whole deck
1940 Expert Card Technique 127
Edward Marlo Two Pets - A. First Pet bridged deck
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 8
Edward Marlo B. Second Pet bridged deck
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 9
Unknown Bridge of bottom few cards
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 41
Unknown 18 - The quarter-bridge. Way to bridge the deck so spectator will cut within bank of cards.
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 31
Unknown 19 - Gambler's Bridge. Bridging the deck in the context of a cut
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 32
Unknown The Peek Crimp
1940 Expert Card Technique 91
Unknown The Little Finger Crimp
1940 Expert Card Technique 90
Unknown The Regular Crimp Corner Crimp while spreading
1940 Expert Card Technique 90
Unknown Corner Crimp in Fan selection secretly crimped from behind
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 674
Unknown 14 - Fan Crimp. Crimping corner in a fan of cards
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 28
Unknown 15 - The "Deck Crimp".
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 29
Unknown Card Marking Crimp marking system
1940 Expert Card Technique 92
Unknown Gambler's Card Marking System with crimps
1940 Expert Card Technique 131
Charlie Miller The Single Card Bridge overhand shuffle position
1940 Expert Card Technique 123
Unknown The Gamblers' Crimp isolated card
1940 Expert Card Technique 91
Al Baker Concentration spectator crimps his card without knowing
1941 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
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 9
Wilbur T. Kattner Ry for Mystery preparing OOTW while performing
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 65
Eddie Joseph The Corner Riffling Location deck riffled and card replaced, gap seen
1942 Greater Card Tricks 16
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control certain crimp
Related to 1942 Let's See the Deck 6
Paul Morris Are You Sure? - A Quick Trick with a Novel Finish four Jacks are cut to, then one Jack transforms into selection
Also published here Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 26
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Control with bridge
Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 26
Unknown Snap Crimp
1943 Tricks and Sleights 18
Edward Marlo Setting Bridge during riffle and overhand shuffle combination
1945 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 86
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 317
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley´s Method of Secretly Placing a Bridge springing the cards two times from hand to hand
1946 Card Control 28
Unknown The Cut and use of the Bridge gaming context
1946 Card Control 106
Arthur H. Buckley Restoring the Cut (My Pet Method) includes setting bridge during riffle shuffle, reads like a classic pass
1946 Card Control 110
Joe Berg The Convexed Aces Experiment No. 6 - cards are lost and found, aces are bridged
Variations 1946 Card Control 156
Arthur H. Buckley Retaining the Stock with crimp during shuffle
1946 Card Control 102
Arthur H. Buckley One Hand Crimp - Your Card? featuring bottom card longitudinal crimp
1946 Card Control 90
C. L. Boarde 1001st Location card revelation, spectator does the crimp
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 104) 419
Unknown Deck Crimp
1947 Marlo In Spades 28
Paul Ebling The Ebling Crimp one-handed with flesh of fourth finger
1947 Watch This One! 29
Edward Marlo The "S" Shaped Turn Over multiple lift for ca. five cards, S-crimp
1947 Marlo In Spades 6
Edward Marlo Side Crimp
1947 Marlo In Spades 27
Arthur H. Buckley The Crimp (One Hand) bottom card crimped with pinky, but more bridge like
1948 Principles and Deceptions 167
Edward Marlo General Ace Opener using crimp and Charlier Cut
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 136
Audley Walsh Off Hand
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 749
Vynn Boyar Blind! blindfolded card location
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 190) 760
Paul LePaul A Deceptive Crimp Location card is crimped lengthwise
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 98
Unknown Longitudinal Crimp
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 170
Eddie Joseph Through the Beat of the Pulse selection is lost and deck divided into two piles, performer knows in which pile card is and also exact position
1949 ca. 15 Exciting Minutes with a Borrowed Deck 1
Bert Fenn Jokerneurosis rainbow deck of jokers, four cards transform into aces, then the faces into a normal deck
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 202) 807
Charles Hudson Switch Back way to find the bridged card
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 204) 815
Eddie Joseph The Expert Cuts performer cuts straight to selection, bottom card crimp à la gambler's peek
1950 Eddie's Dumbfounders with Cards 14
Unknown Springing the Cards Control
1951 Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 25
Unknown Deck Corner Crimp crimping all corners
1952 Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 8
Edward Marlo Delayed Crimp Control crimping peeked card, complete edge bent
1952 Control Systems 91
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp
1953 The Cardician 4
Edward Marlo Method for Crimping bottom card corner crimp
1953 The Cardician 64
Unknown Card Control with a Crimp
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 15
Al Leech The Crimp
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 4
Unknown The Spread Crimp
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 4
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control
Related to 1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 4
Gene "Phantini" Grant Psychia
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 6
Jack Merlin Merlin Shuffle without credit, to bridge the deck
Related to 1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 6
Norman Houghton Baffling the Brethren card control, springing the cards, bridge
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 331) 134
Unknown Deck Bridge
1958 The Magic Seven 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Kwik Key Kard diagonal crimp
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 10) 16
Allessandro Four Ace Control using natural breaks
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 15
Unknown Pull Down Bridge
1959 Cardmanship 10
Edward Marlo Putting in the Work corner crimping aces
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 70
Edward Marlo Stay-Stack Miracle
1959 The Cardiste (Issue 12) 7
Dai Vernon Spring Crimp waterfall crimp
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 59
Dai Vernon Cut Crimp "roof crimp"
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 58
Dai Vernon Whole Pack Crimp Squeeze crimp in Dealing position
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 58
James Steranko The Riffle Bridge bottom third bridged, for placement of card in center at brigde
1960 Steranko on Cards 17
Dai Vernon Corner Crimp Corner Crimp with forefinger in Dealing position
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 57
Dai Vernon Top Card Crimp Corner Crimp while Overhand Shuffling
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 57
James Steranko The Crimp bottom right corner with left fourth finger
1960 Steranko on Cards 16
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe's Crimp making a one-way deck
Related toVariations 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 60
Dai Vernon Snap Crimp
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 60
James Steranko Lateral Afterthoughts
  • crimping
  • transfer to Tenkai or Rear Palm
  • different anchor fingers
1960 Steranko on Cards 34
Edward Marlo The Injog Glimpse also multiple cards
1961 The Multiple Shift 56
Edward Marlo Insertion Crimp as selection is pushed in deck
1961 Card to Wallet 21
Cliff Green The Peek Crimp in context of card to pocket/wallet/...
1961 Professional Card Magic 75
James G. Thompson Jr. The Peek Crimp with inserted card in deck, top card
1961 T-Formation 9
Gerald Kosky Double-Cut Poker Run-Up
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 339
Unknown Crimp under Spread
Apr. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 29
Fred Lowe Palm Crimp corner Crimp, inner left
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 193
John Benzais The Crimped Card selection crimped in middle of deck
1967 The Best of Benzais 34
Joseph K. Schmidt The Fan-atic Card Control fan bent open for selection, bridging
1968 The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 18
Martin A. Nash A Control for Selected Cards
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 16
Edward Marlo The Crimp - D.F.C. bridge where spectator stops, two methods
Related toVariations 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 6
Dai Vernon The Snap Crimp
1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 37
Edward Marlo Marlo One-Hand Crimp bottom left corner with base of thumb
1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 12
Harry Lorayne The Automatic Fan Crimp of top or bottom card
1971 Reputation-Makers 260
Unknown Line Crimp seen from back of tabled deck
1971 The Esoterist 24
Unknown Full Deck Crimp
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 67
Blois Houghton Sensitive Soul deck separates at selection when kicked on floor, crimp instead of salt
Also published here 1972 The Living End 110
Unknown Corner Crimp while Spreading
1972 Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 1)) 129
Unknown Corner Crimp index corner, while showing card in spread to spectator
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 58) 289
Unknown Deluxe Transposition at certain position
1972 The Living End 73
Jack Merlin The Royal Finders selection ends up between the two black kings
Also published here 1972 The Living End 132
Harry Lorayne Quick Crimp corner crimp of bottom card
1973 Rim Shots 20
Harry Lorayne One-Hand Instant Crimp of isolated card
1973 Rim Shots 84
Jerry Mentzer MPT Crimp "multiple push through", crimping injogged card with left fourth finger
1973 Multiple Push Through Control 14
Jerry Mentzer MPT Thumb Crimp "multiple push through", crimping injogged card with right thumb
1973 Multiple Push Through Control 15
Edward Marlo Card Cheats Two Card Stack includes setting of bridge
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 34
Philip T. Goldstein Half Deck Crimp to control selection
1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 3
Martin A. Nash Corner Crimp Removal
1975 Ever So Sleightly 85
Karl Fulves An Infinity Of Footnotes application of the Stevens Control with crimps (1), edge marks (2), stabbing (3), as a cull (7), and more
1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Two 108
Francis Carlyle The Two Black Aces black aces on top and bottom are placed in center and come back to initial position
Related to 1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 1
Philip T. Goldstein Charlier Cut Production
1976 Classic Tackler 5
Philip T. Goldstein The Spin Location cards thrown on the table, right card is removed
1976 Classic Tackler 6
Nick Trost Divining the Total of Three Bottom Cards Performer divines total number of bottom cards of three piles
1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 18
David Berglas Spot On wrong card changes to selection, when performer shakes deck
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 35
Unknown Corner Crimp
1976 The Triple Cut 23
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe Crimp
1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 61
Dai Vernon Cut Crimp "roof crimp"
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 15
Harry Lorayne The Acrobatic Deck deck divides at chosen card when thrown, crimp
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 97
Harry Lorayne Cutting the Aces one-handed Charlier cuts, Aces crimped
1977 The Magic Book 39
Ken Krenzel Bridge crimping half the pack
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 137
Ted Karmilovich Red & Black performer separates red and black cards
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 221) 1102
Ken Krenzel The Peek Corner Crimp
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 77
Edward Marlo Optional Center Card Transfer peek from incomplete faro position, selection transferred in lower half
  • Option 1 (controlling card without break)
  • Option 2 (controlling card with break)
  • Option 3 (corner crimp)
  • Option 4 (crimping different corner)
  • Option 5 (angle jogging card)
Related to 1978 Arch Triumphs 14
Christian Scherer Zweimal two apparently different cards are selected and found by spelling the name, sucker element
1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 20
Jay Ose The Easiest Stack in the World two methods of shuffle stacking
1978 Lecture Notes — No. 1 2
Steve Beam, Don Morris Houdini's Out when spectator wants to replace card himself and shuffle, Out
1979 Inside Outs 13
Edward Marlo Out of Control Control "How It Appears" one handed peek, instantly given out for shuffling, using one handed center crimp
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 50
Edward Marlo A Flexible Crimping Technique bottom card(s)
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 52
Unknown Spread Crimp crimping a card beneath spread
1979 CardMagic 31
Steve Beam The Non-Sandwich Jack Trick two Jacks places into the deck, number is called and performer cuts deck into two piles, both Jacks are found at named number
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 16
Harry Lorayne Double Saltless crimps/bridges, two selections
Related to May 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 340
Unknown Corner Crimp bottom card
1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 11
Jeff Busby Thotography II
Inspired byRelated to 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 93
Bob Hummer Night Moves
1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 94
Steve Beam Talk About Your Nice Locations values of two cut to cards are added and total leads to selection
1980 Card Tricks from Mount Olympus 37
Andrew Galloway The Fib Finder
1980 Diverting Card Magic 39
Edward Marlo Crimp Removal
1981 21st Century Card Magic 12
Unknown Corner Crimp
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 10
Han van Senus Glimpse-Crimp Location method to crimp and glimpse a card at the same time
June 1981 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
1981 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 71
Daryl Martinez A Few More Ideas ideas for previous "Magician Fooler"
1982 Something for Everyone 2
Derek Dingle Corner Crimp while spreading
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 143
Unknown Corner Crimp as single card is displayed
1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 34
Unknown Corner Crimp Removal
1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 37
Ted Biet Overhand Shuffle Crimp
Aug. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 8) 665
Justin Higham, Stephen Tucker, Pascal Monmoine Pandemonium
  • growing Deck gag (Higham)
  • trouser pocket as servante (Higham)
  • card revelation gag with two spectators selecting the same card (Tucker)
  • five coins travel from hand to hand and then change into one coin (Tucker)
  • Cutting the Aces, Bilis/ Marlo variation idea (Monmoine)
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 420
Edward Marlo For Crimp's Sake inner left corner
1983 Marlo without Tears 26
Unknown Under-the-Spread Crimp
1983 Versatile Card Magic 123
Edward Marlo Tabled Palm Preparation slight crimp in top card of tabled deck
1983 Marlo without Tears 43
Pascal Monmoine Peek Crimp crimping peeked card
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32) 619
Edward Marlo Crimp Control seven methods to control selection with crimped deck, also key card handlings
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 223
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Edward Marlo Combination Control full deck crimp
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 313
Steve Draun Getting On With This World two-pile deal, seated or stand-up
Also published here 1984 At The Table 62
Edward Marlo More Punchless Approaches two methods using crimps
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 27
Edward Marlo Refined Ace Cutting from "Lost Shuffle Manuscript", using crimps or raised surfaces
Inspired by 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 216
Edward Marlo Crimp Conjuring spectator shuffles, magician locates Aces two times, then stacks them, similar to snap crimp
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 210
Edward Marlo Sneaking In Mexican Joe putting crimp in cards while performing packet estimation effect
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 213
Edward Marlo (B) Stop Effect mexican joe crimp
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Edward Marlo (C) Ever Ready Black Routine with Mexican Joe applying mexican joe crimp
Inspired by 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe Crimp
1984 At The Table 84
John Riggs Thumb Print
1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 9) 156
Unknown Gamblers' Move top stock control with crimped deck (1937)
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 10
Victor Farelli Farelli Control bridge
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 20
Unknown The Fan Bridge stop on fan, cards bent up
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 24
Unknown Gamblers' Stock Control with bridge
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 4
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts to bridge
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 7
Frederick Braue Side Crimp getting bridge in deck
  • To Take Out Bridge
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 13
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts into bridge
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 30
Edward Marlo Crimp of Center Card
1985 Formula One Close-Up 51
Unknown Immediate Shuffle Control card hit on front so it comes out at back, corner crimped
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 23
Unknown Hand Out Crimp corner as selection is returned
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 15
Frederick Braue Braue Crimp Control featuring "enlarging a break", also with short card (see following item)
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 20
Frederick Braue Braue Crimp technique for inner left corner, starts with bottom buckle
Also published here 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 23
Frederick Braue Crimping a Card technique for inner left corner, starts with bottom buckle
Also published here 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 13
Frederick Braue Bottom Crimp
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 13
Unknown Slipping the Cut three methods to beat the cut
  • setting a bridged card
  • gesture pass
  • leaving-cards-behind pass
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 1
John Riggs Aces for Airheads off-beat cutting the aces, four random cards on top, when position of packets are changed, aces appear on top of the packets
1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 15) 258
Unknown Heel Crimp
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 211
Steve Draun Overhand Shuffle Crimp
1987 The Magic of Steve Draun 33
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Crimp
1987 CardPerfect 63
David Regal Waving thumb punches at different positions
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 227
Unknown, Dai Vernon The Breather Crimp
Related to 1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 96
Edward Marlo Overhand Shuffle Crimp of block of cards, long side
1987 Special Effects 63
Karl Fulves One-Way Crimp impromptu one-way deck
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 83
Unknown Mexican Joe Crimp brief
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 86
Karl Fulves Cut Above cutting at a crimp one-handed, Charlier
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 87
Edward Marlo No Jogs False Cut using deck crimp
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 121
Unknown Packet Bridge
1988 The Cardwright 1
Dad Stevens Setting a Bridge during tabled cut
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 2
Karrell Fox The "World's Fairest" Card Revelation ungaffed banded deck tossed out, a card peeked at, found
1988 My Latest Book 92
Dai Vernon Corner Crimp
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 4
Unknown Corner Crimp in Fan
1988 Master of the Game 5
Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp bottom left
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 27
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 30
Unknown Breather Crimp
Nov. 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 11) 1571
Dai Vernon Snap Crimp
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 192
Edward Marlo Olram's Method using Snap Crimp
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 130
Edward Marlo The Coinless Crimp different method for the "Coin Crimp"
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 132
Edward Marlo Coinless Crimp Cull and Stack
1988 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
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 250
Edward Marlo Marlo Mexican Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 253
Edward Marlo Double Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 253
Edward Marlo Multiple Find using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 255
Edward Marlo Ace Cutting using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 256
Edward Marlo Triple Location three card riffle shuffle control using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 258
Edward Marlo Cardician's Touch spectator shuffles before each cut to an Ace, using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 259
Edward Marlo Mexican Detective card located from face-down table spread, using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 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 1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 260
Edward Marlo The Skillful Mexican using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 262
Dai Vernon Setting the Bridge
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 118
Karl Fulves Unbeknownst bridged deck
Related to 1989 Quick Card Tricks 10
Unknown Inner Corner Crimp with base of thumb
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 124
Sam Leo Horowitz Longitudinal Crimp
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xviii
Richard M. Gamble Gambler's Crimp during one-handed fan
1989 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)
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 9
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp
Related to 1990 Close-up Impact! 38
Harry Lorayne Crimp Unseen bottom card corner crimp while spreading
1990 Trend Setters 110
Unknown Fan Crimp card in small fan
1990 Close-up Impact! 118
Gary Ouellet The Small Packet Principle several piles, card controlled under crimp
1990 Close Up Illusions 139
Bob King The Breather Crimp also in front of an audience apparently removing a bent
1990 More Magician Foolers 20
Unknown Gambler's False Riffle Shuffle with bridge
Related to 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 10
Unknown Gamblers' Riffle Control with bridge
Related to 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 10
Paul Rosini The Quick Spell
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 21
Vanni Bossi Delayed Control after the Peek bridging top part after fingertip peek, method to obtain break at bridge after table spread delay
Inspired by 1992 Escorial 1992 — The Marlo Year 13
Unknown One-Handed Crimp upwards
1992 Don't Blink 95
Unknown Breather Crimp
1992 Totally Out Of Control 98
James Swain The Free Cut Force force via spectator cut, uses crimp
1992 Don't Blink 95
Thomas Baxter Breathless performer cuts to the Aces, then Kings and suits are produced as a climax
1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 822
Unknown Breather Crimp
1992 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 1992 The Breather 3
Bob King Basic Routine controlling a card with breather crimp
1992 The Breather 3
Unknown タテのブリッジ (Length-wise Bridge)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 103
Unknown ヨコのブリッジ (Sideways Bridge)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 104
Unknown クリンプカードによるコントロール (Crimped card control)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 38
Unknown クリンプI (Crimp I) From a spread
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 101
Unknown クリンプII (Crimp II) Top of deck, with index finger
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 102
Unknown クリンプIII (Crimp III) From spread
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 102
Steve Draun Wave/Snake Crimp can be cut to in riffle shuffle position
1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 72
Unknown メキシカンジョーのクリンプ (Mexican Joe Crimp)
1993 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)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 103
Unknown Breather Crimp
1993 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 1993 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)
1993 Card File 165
Eddie Fechter Natural Break Peek using natural breaks
1993 Fechter 39
Eddie Fechter Knockout Prediction using two decks
Also published here
  • "Knockout Prediction" in "The Linking Ring" June, 1972.
1993 Fechter 225
John Scarne, J. W. Sarles One Hand Ace Cutting using bridge (spring and riffle shuffle)
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 6) 66
Unknown Bottom Card Crimp with packet
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 87
Roger Crosthwaite Method Seven: Cull-Crimp deck face-up in dealing position, left thumb riffles, desired cards corner crimped down
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 132
Roger Crosthwaite Method Eight: Cull-Crimp deck face-up in dealing position, left thumb riffles, desired cards corner crimped up
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 132
Unknown Breather Crimp
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 104
John Scarne Setting the Bridge with strong riffle shuffle
1995 Setting Up Exercises 7
Darwin Ortiz Corner Crimp Handling index corner
1995 Cardshark 149
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners
1995 Cardshark 117
Lawrence Leyton Corner Crimp
1995 ca. Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 13
Unknown Bridge
1996 Classic Sampler 71
Karl Fulves Shuffle Crimp riffle cull with crimp
Related to 1996 Blocking Off 110
James Swain Out of this World separated into suits
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 12
Roberto Giobbi The Crimp introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 345
Unknown Crimping with the Index Finger
1996 Card College — Volume 2 347
Unknown Crimping with the Heel of the Thumb
1996 Card College — Volume 2 347
Dai Vernon Crimping with an Overhand Shuffle
1996 Card College — Volume 2 348
Unknown Cutting to a Crimped Card
1996 Card College — Volume 2 349
Unknown Applications for the Crimp
1996 Card College — Volume 2 349
Michael Kaminskas Triumphant Return cards left and right of selection are sorted by color
1996 Miracle Material 7
Karl Fulves On Crimp Work general comments
1996 Blocking Off 113
Al Mann The Cut spectator cuts to bridge
1997 Mind Your Poker 25
Edward Marlo Flexible Crimping Technique bottom left corner
1997 Solomon's Mind 42
Unknown Breather Crimp
Mar. 1997 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
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 225
Nick Trost Gin Rummy Deal
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 257