615 entries in Cards / Sleights / Flourishes
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Unknown To "Ruffle" the Cards one-handed or two-handed
Modern Magic 27
Unknown To Spring the Cards from one Hand to the Other
Modern Magic 37
Unknown The Ruffle two-handed or one-handed riffle for sound effect
Tricks with Cards 31
Unknown The Click with deck or single card
Tricks with Cards 32
Unknown To Spring the Cards from Hand to Hand
Tricks with Cards 33
Unknown Electric Deck with ribbon, only mentioned
Tricks with Cards 34
Unknown The Click one-handed with fingers of left hand
More Magic 19
Unknown Das Hochmischen No. 28, springing cards upwards from hand to hand
Der Kartenkünstler 33
Unknown Hochmischen der Karten
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Unknown One-Hand Fan
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 68
Unknown Die Kartenbrücke oder "Die Kunst, sämtliche Karten des Spieles von einer Hand zur anderen spazieren zu lassen"
"Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 179
Unknown Das Rauschen mit den Karten "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
riffle sound with fingers at right side of deck, or with left thumb
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 11) 163
Unknown Das Rauschen mit den Karten II. "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
riffle sound with left thumb, more details, using it as a cover for the pass
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 1) 5
S. W. Erdnase Top and Bottom Dealing with One Hand using the Erdnase Bottom Deal, also mention of Stud Bottom Deal
Related to The Expert at the Card Table 56
Unknown Little Finger Riffle or third finger
The Modern Conjurer 87
Unknown Das Umdrehen eines ausgebreiteten Kartenspiels table spread and turnover flourish
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 148
Unknown The Cards on the Arm
The Art of Magic 34
T. Nelson Downs A Series of Fancy Flourishes Arm Spread & Throw combination
The Art of Magic 35
Unknown Springing the Cards normal method briefly explained, then waterfall cascade:
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
The Art of Magic 28
Unknown The One Hand Drop card cascade to floor is caught before it reaches floor, two methods
The Art of Magic 32
Unknown The Card Fan one-handed
The Art of Magic 19
T. Nelson Downs Flourishes and Fancy Sleights with Cards comments and what cards to use
  • The Cards
The Art of Magic 17
B. Girindrashekhar TheFlower of Cards every other card bent in opposite direction
The Art of Magic 36
Ottokar Fischer Anhang Karten-Dressur
on Hofzinser's flourishing routine
Kartenkünste 215
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Pinky Riffle
Kartenkünste 20
Unknown The Cards sprung from Hand to Hand
Modern Card Manipulation 99
Jack Merlin Production of Chosen Card by Riffling Pack from One Hand to the Other selection is at place where spectator stops, springing cards from one hand to the other
Also published here Merlin's Master Miracles 5
Jack Merlin Second Method thumb count with one hand, also for finding a card in the center and turning it over on top
Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Graham Adams The Fan reverse pressure fan, photo illustrations
Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 93
Victor Farelli How to "Fan" the Pack reverse fan or spreading action to hide arrangement
Controlled Coincidence 15
Unknown The Cards on the Arm - The "Throw"
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 17
Victor Farelli The "V.F. Throw and Turn"
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 17
Unknown The "Slide"
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 18
John Mulholland The Mulholland "Grab"
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 18
Unknown The Back to Front "Toss"
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 18
Unknown Spreading Two Packs
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 19
Unknown The "Dart Forward"
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 19
Alexander Weyer The Weyer "Gather-up"
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 20
Victor Farelli An Easy Combination. Performed on the Bare Arm
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 20
Unknown The Arm Spread No. 1 - The Spread and Turn-Over
Variations for Finishing this Sleight
No. 2 - The Glide
No. 3 - The Back Arm Reverse
No. 4 - The Upright Spread
No. 5 - The Elbow Catch
No. 6 - The Turn-Over and Right Hand Catch
No. 7 - The Back Arm Catch
No. 8 - Vanish of Pack
No. 9 - The Half Turn-Over and Catch
No. 10 - The One Hand Catch
No. 11 - The Hat Catch
No. 12 - The Double Spread
A Routine for Arm Spreads
Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 39
Victor Farelli The "One Hand Drop"
  • The Cards to Use
  • The "Blindfold Drop"
  • The Vertical "One Hand Drop"
  • The "Ambidextrous" Drop
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 22
Unknown Two-handed Fan
Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 66
Ralph W. Hull The Fan one-handed, every other card hidden naturally
More "Eye-Openers" 18
Charles Eastman Expert Card Fan similar to pressure fan
Expert Manipulative Magic 7
Charles Eastman Reverse Fan - All White reverse pressure fan
Expert Manipulative Magic 9
Victor Farelli Flourishes
Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 15
Ralph W. Hull Book Flourish concave and every other card reversed
More "Eye-Openers" 17
Unknown The "Spring" Shuffle
Related to Farelli's Card Magic — Part One 17
Unknown The Giant Fan I. The Formation
II. Fanning Yourself
III. Closing and Opening the Fan
IV. Closing the Fan with One Hand
V. Finish of the Giant Fan Moves
Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 73
Unknown The Flourish Count
Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 72
Unknown The Expanding and Diminishing Cards in several stages, vanish finale
Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 118
Unknown Variation of the Charlier Pass No. I of "One Hand Shuffles"
Also published here Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 123
Unknown Three Cut Shuffle No. II of "One Hand Shuffles"
Also published here Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 124
Unknown The Five Cut Shuffle No. III of "One Hand Shuffles"
Also published here Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 125
Unknown The Multiple Cut No. IV of "One Hand Shuffles"
Also published here Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 126
Ben Badley Fanning Powder tip
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 17) 92
Unknown The Spring Palm top card during spring flourish
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 131
Unknown A Startling Transformation side-jogged double turns over during spring flourish, Cascade Change
Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 134
Unknown Red or Black deck of all black cards becomes all red, face-up face-down alternating cards as impromptu rough-smooth principle
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 231
Unknown How to Make the Fan
Greater Magic 10
Unknown The Reverse Fan
Greater Magic 13
Unknown The Giant Fan
Greater Magic 16
Unknown The One-Hand Fan
Greater Magic 19
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Diminishing Cards fans
Greater Magic 12
Unknown, Dr. Jacob Daley Snap!! "A Quick Trick", card appears outjogged from fan, with "take any card" gag by Daley
More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 11
Dai Vernon A Flourish Count
Greater Magic 220
Unknown The Elbow Catch
Greater Magic 218
Unknown A Card Juggle throwing deck from behind shoulder and kicking it upwards with shoe
Greater Magic 218
Nate Leipzig The Flying Card when doing waterfall flourish, only selection drops to floor
Greater Magic 231
Unknown Reverse Blank Fan
More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 31
Jerry Nadell One Hand Fancy Deal as in Chinese Second Deal
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 46
Jean Hugard To Flourish or Not to Flourish? short essay and trick, calendar presentation (months, weeks, ...)
More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 30
Unknown Faked Cars for Flourish two cards with strips in middle, holding deck together for juggling flourish
Related to The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 82
Unknown Turning the Top Card
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 47
Unknown The Pressure Fan
Expert Card Technique 164
Unknown Fan Flourish placing the fan on the table
Expert Card Technique 166
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverse, bluff spacing in fan
Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 344
Louis Zingone Block of Reversed Cards hidden in Fan tight fan
Expert Card Technique 345
Unknown One-Handed Deal
Expert Card Technique 280
Unknown Sprining the Cards - A New Method
Expert Card Technique 166
Martin Gardner Pad Spread Principle spreading deck lightly with reversed cards so they don't show, then with more force so they appear
Related to 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 7
Edward Marlo Two Types of Fans for production
Card Fan Productions 18
Unknown The Diminishing Cards - Sleight of Hand Method
More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 48
Edward Marlo Marlo's Count Down Flourish
Let's See the Deck 5
Unknown The Ribbon Drop
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 194
Unknown The Cascade
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 194
Unknown Cascade Production from Boy's Nose
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 196
Tom Sellers Double Fan for Fan Workers splitting a fan in two
Magical Mixture 11
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Lazy Man's Deal gag deal, deck comes up to right hand
Tricks and Sleights 27
Unknown Simple Card Fan
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 212
Unknown Simple Reverse Fan
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 212
Unknown Modern Card Fan pressure fan
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 214
Unknown One Handed Closing of Fan
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 215
Paul LePaul Enlarging a Card Fan moving pressure point
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 216
Unknown Modern Reversed Card Fan pressure fan
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 216
Arthur H. Buckley Novelty Straight Count
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 210
Joseph K. Schmidt, Unknown One Hand Riffle Shuffle tabled
Related to Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 91
Max Katz A "Shuffling" Presentation story presentation, different forms of riffle shuffle cascades
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 8) 97
John Braun A Two-Tired Blank Fan and some Variations
My Best 124
Del Monte New Color Change of a Giant Card Fan with fanning cards
My Best 132
Jean Hugard Magicana on Howard de Courcy's one-handed shuffle
Inspired by Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 1) 127
Howard de Courcy The One-Hand Riffle Shuffle with cascade, illustrated with photographs by George Karger
Also published here Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 175
Charles Kalish The One-Hand Overhand Shuffle illustrated with photographs by George Karger
Also published here Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 177
Edward Marlo The Cook's Sleight
Related to Off the Top 6
Edward G. Love The Waterfall Shuffle
Card Fantasies 42
Edward G. Love The Two-Handed Fan
Card Fantasies 12
Edward G. Love Closing the Pack closing fan one-handed
Card Fantasies 16
Edward G. Love The Blank Fank reverse fan, one-handed
Card Fantasies 18
Edward G. Love The Giant Fan
Card Fantasies 23
Edward G. Love The Split Fan double fan, split in two
Card Fantasies 25
Edward G. Love Colour Fans fanning cards
Card Fantasies 29
Edward G. Love, Sidney Smith Flash Fan back design of fan transforms
Card Fantasies 30
Arthur H. Buckley The Count one-handed turnover of top card
Card Control 52
Edward G. Love Care of the Hands
Card Fantasies 9
Edward G. Love Cards to Use "At all time bridge size cards should be used, especially for making the cuts."
Card Fantasies 9
Edward G. Love How to Treat the Cards
Card Fantasies 9
Edward G. Love The Set-Up
Card Fantasies 10
Edward G. Love Practice
Card Fantasies 11
Edward G. Love Cuts
Card Fantasies 32
Edward G. Love A Complete Routine card flourish routine
Card Fantasies 48
Cardini Cardini´s Location maintaining break while springing the cards, see also page 208
Card Control 51
Edward G. Love Springing the Pack from hand to hand
Card Fantasies 40
Harvey P. Graham Fanzee The Kick Fan
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 118) 473
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Bill Larsen, Cecil Lyle, card fans
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 119) 480
Unknown The Fan
The Royal Road to Card Magic 49
Unknown One-Hand Fan wide type
The Royal Road to Card Magic 50
Unknown Thumb Fan
The Royal Road to Card Magic 51
Unknown Pressure Fan
The Royal Road to Card Magic 52
Unknown A Flourish Count
The Royal Road to Card Magic 46
Arthur H. Buckley The Count flourish one-handed turnover count
Principles and Deceptions 151
Unknown The Ruffle riffling one-handed, two-handed and with single card
The Royal Road to Card Magic 39
Unknown The Click bottom card click
The Royal Road to Card Magic 41
Unknown Springing the Cards
The Royal Road to Card Magic 44
Unknown Spread and Turnover on cloth-covered table & bare table
The Royal Road to Card Magic 42
Unknown Gathering the Ribbon-Spread Pack
The Royal Road to Card Magic 45
Unknown Displaying the Top Card three handlings
The Royal Road to Card Magic 37
Unknown Closing A Fanned Deck with One Hand
The Card Magic of Le Paul 100
Paul LePaul The Hand Picked Aces bluff spacing in fan
Related toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 199
Paul LePaul An Instantaneous Palm Flourish fan production
The Card Magic of Le Paul 115
Paul LePaul A Card Fan Flourish fan production
The Card Magic of Le Paul 119
Paul LePaul A Rapid One-Hand Deal
Related to The Card Magic of Le Paul 87
Audley Walsh Rubber Finger Mike one handed flourish, dealing the cards
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 747
Paul LePaul A Flourish And A Pass deck spreads itself between hands
Related toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 35
John Hamilton POP card jumps from top of the pack up in the air
The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 771
Dr. Jacob Daley Spin-Around Flourish right hand grips outjogged card and spins it 180 degrees around
Related to Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 110
Larry Klunck The Acrobatic Card No. 49, Deck is thrown across table, selected card physically flips face up
Scarne on Card Tricks 87
Lee Grabel Two Grabel Mysteries spectator reads other spectator's mind, reverse fan to force card
Related to Psychic Magic — Vol. 1 25
Dr. Jacob Daley Lipop card is pushed in center and comes out by itself transformed, it helps to have a belly
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 226) 902
Unknown Springing the Cards Control
Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 25
Bruce Elliott A. P.
Also published here The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 222) 887
Edward Marlo Delayed Fan Control step fan, as Triple Peek Control, two methods
Control Systems 83
Bill Simon Manipulation on using flourishes or not
Effective Card Magic 16
Edward Marlo Spin Change Discovery spinning card on smooth surface
The Cardician 78
Bill Simon The Flash Change four indifferent cards change into four Aces, they stick out of deck as a block and are shaken out
Variations Sleightly Sensational 11
George Coon Winding the Pack gag
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 106
Norman Houghton Norman's Nonsense
  • Winding up the pack (credited to Karrell Fox)
  • sandpaper gag
Related to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 330) 130
Bruce Elliott A. P. also as double lift handling
Also published here The Best in Magic 136
George Coon Winding The Pack wind up gag
The Close-Up Magician 54
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Rusduck Riffle Genuine Shuffle, cards are sprung into released cards from the other
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 7) 10
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Retaining Top & Bottom Cards
The Cardiste (Issue 7) 11
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Retaining Entire Order
The Cardiste (Issue 7) 11
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Riffle Cut cutting the deck while shuffling
The Cardiste (Issue 7) 11
Bill Carew The Last Word in Card Disclosures slightly bent card flips over when newspaper cover is removed from it with some force
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 35
Dai Vernon The Chinese Second Deal one-handed pop-over flourish
Variations Inner Secrets of Card Magic 71
Edward Marlo Variations of D'Amico's Deal: The Top Card Deal
Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 70
James Steranko Flip Over Count
Steranko on Cards 44
Senor Notis The Notis Cascade One handed Riffle Shuffle with Cascade Finale
Related to More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 31
James Steranko The Duplex Cull openly removing two sets of cards, flourish
Steranko on Cards 45
James Steranko, Jerry Andrus Riffling the Deck two-handed riffling while holding out lateral palmed card
Steranko on Cards 32
Karrell Fox "Hum-Bug" Prediction cardboard piece (with bug drawing on one side and prediction on other side) rides along as spread is flipped over on table
Related to Comedy a la Card 7
Judson S. Brown One Handed Ribbon Drop
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 46
Unknown Drop Riffle old terminology
The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 56
Art Lyle Merry Go Round card is twisted with a flourish, sticking out from the deck
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 261
John Murray Spirit Deck deck makes sounds, card is divined
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 365) 290
Brian Glover Elimination - Revelation card revelation, from eight cards, flourish
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 383) 361
Nate Leipzig Spring Card Location while cards are sprung from hand to hand, card jumps out
Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 189
Edward Marlo Faro Fan Constraint to apparently give a free choice to think of a card, but only half the cards are visible
Faro Controlled Miracles 23
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Marlo's Faro Jogs handling possibilities for Alex Elmsley's Faro Fan idea
  • Five Methods
  • Side Jog to Angle Jog
  • Angle Jog to Side Jog
  • Table Faro Angle Jog
  • Up Jogging the Reversed Card (two methods)
Inspired byRelated to Faro Controlled Miracles 54
Edward Marlo Tabled Faro Fan Set-Up using table faro or only even riffle shuffle to get into Faro Fan configuration
Related to Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Dai Vernon The Perfect Circle of Card complete circle fan
Variations Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 23
Alfred Benzon Benzon's Shuffle riffle
Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 141
Dai Vernon Vernon One-Handed Shuffle riffle on the table
Related to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 142
Tom Batchelor Taken In Pairs faroed deck is spread on arm
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 81
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Thumb-Fan Hide-Out jogged card, as switch
Expert Card Conjuring 100
Tom Batchelor The Double Backed Fan all backs faro fan
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 82
Tom Batchelor The Bottom to Top Swivel card transferred from bottom to top while closing fan
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 92
Tom Batchelor The Vee-Drop Flourish incomplete Faro flourish
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 81
Edward Marlo Jog Fan handling for pressure fan with jog(s)
Advanced Fingertip Control 56
Edward Marlo The Insertion Method: As a Multiple Control cards fanned with four jogged cards, overhand shuffle
Related to Advanced Fingertip Control 58
Edward Marlo Fantastic Fingertip Controls with step fan, and one hand closing of fan, see also page 85 for "Added Notes on the One Hand Closing of the Fan"
Advanced Fingertip Control 60
Edward Marlo right-hand pressure fan notes reverse fan applications, hiding face-up cards in face-down fan, All Backs, ..., right-handed pressure fan suggested by Frank Shields
VariationsAlso published here Hierophant (Issue 4) 210
Val Andrews We're Not All Perfect! No. 6, cards sprung to table as flourish but they land on floor, gag
The Idiot at the Card Table 6
Roger Smith Fancy Count from deck onto table, two-handed
Revolutionary Card Compositions 1 2
Peter Kane The Lazy Gambler flourish deal vom incomplete faro position, performer gets aces
Another Card Session with Peter Kane 17
Joseph K. Schmidt One-Hand Table Faro good luck
Related to Epilogue (Issue 12) 94
Joseph K. Schmidt Card Flourishes two moves Schmidt saw used by GIs
  • Pistol Grip Deal (flourish deal)
  • Downtown Cut (one handed on table)
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 44) 219
Unknown The Springing Cards cards are sprung into the air, chosen card is caught
The Living End 9
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Faro Fan
  • 1st Discard - In the Hands
  • 2nd Discard - On the Table
  • 1st Technique - in the Hands
  • 2nd Technique
The Ten Hand Poker Stack 117
Harry Lorayne A Flourish Deal
Afterthoughts 65
Randy Holt The Curley-Cue-Move one-handed fan
Inspired by Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 70
Jerry Andrus Basic Utility Fan Move
Andrus Card Control 48
T. G. Murphy Deck Flip deck flips over in left hand
The Triple Cut 13
David Berglas Palm Spring wrong card put side-jogged in the deck, when cards are sprung from hand to hand, card changes to selection
The David Berglas File No. 1 37
David Berglas Caught Card cards spread on table, when spread is turned over selection shoots in other hand
The David Berglas File No. 1 39
Stephen Minch A Light Fandango selection rises from fan, wiggles and goes back down, then vanishes from deck
Creations of a Magical Madman 37
Audley Walsh Fan Bluff Spacing cards inserted close together seem to be widely separated
The Magic Book 67
Martin A. Nash Flip Deal Flourish
Any Second Now 182
Frank Shields Four Card Display Move
Also published here Card Cavalcade Four 35
Paul Harris Three Way Display Deck displayed on table in three fans
SuperMagic 39
Paul Harris Flash Control Flourishy card control
SuperMagic 93
Unknown The Ribbon Spread with turnover flourish variations
The Magic Book 32
Lewis Ganson The Origins of Card Fans
A New Look at Card Fans 5
Lewis Ganson Cards Suitable for Fanning
A New Look at Card Fans 6
Lewis Ganson Preparation of the Cards
A New Look at Card Fans 7
Lewis Ganson Arranging the Cards
A New Look at Card Fans 7
Lewis Ganson Forming Fans
A New Look at Card Fans 8
Lewis Ganson Standard Fans different versions
A New Look at Card Fans 8
Lewis Ganson The Rosette
A New Look at Card Fans 13
Lewis Ganson MAGICAL Standard Card Fans without visible thumb movement
A New Look at Card Fans 14
Lewis Ganson To Close a Standard Fan one handed
A New Look at Card Fans 16
Lewis Ganson Giant Fans
  • The First Fan
  • The Second Fan (different angle of the cards)
A New Look at Card Fans 22
Lewis Ganson To Square the Pack
  • The Rip Off
  • Waterfall Shuffle
A New Look at Card Fans 25
Lewis Ganson The Spring Fan pressure fan
A New Look at Card Fans 27
Lewis Ganson Single Handed Fans
A New Look at Card Fans 28
Lewis Ganson Magical Single Handed Fan without seeing a motion
A New Look at Card Fans 29
Lewis Ganson The Routine
A New Look at Card Fans 31
Warren Wiersbe Pressure Fan with step after peek
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 72
Lewis Ganson Double Fan Separation
A New Look at Card Fans 17
Lewis Ganson The Flash Change with a card fan deck
A New Look at Card Fans 19
Lewis Ganson Fan False Shuffle
A New Look at Card Fans 29
Unknown Flourish Count
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 75
Steve Beam The One Handed Pharoah one handed faro shuffle and cascade (Jerry Andrus)
Inspired by
  • Cascade in Jerry Andrus's "Kurious Kards"
Also published here
They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Count Down Flourish
Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 42
Alex Elmsley Faro Fan
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 182
Steve Beam Split Fan fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag
Also published here Magic — The Vanishing Art 15
Harry Lorayne Editorial rants
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 252
Jeff McBride The Jumping Card card is pressed on table and jumps up
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 199
Dr. Jacob Daley Twirl Flourish card is twirled 180° while protruding out of the deck
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 696
Eric Mason The Pit-A-Patter Of A Tiny Feat winding the pack gag
Related to Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 692
Unknown Dribbling the Cards
Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 17
Steve Beam Split Fan fan splits in the middle as soon as spectator tries to take a card, gag
Also published here Diary of a Deranged Deck 4
Flip Hallema Spin Flourish to place card in center
Encore I 20
Unknown Chinese Deal
Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 30
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Flap Jacks indifferent cards transform into jacks and appear in a visual display
Related toVariations Close-up Fantasies — Book I 31
Arturo de Ascanio Magischer Zier-Dreher flourish twist of packet
Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 18
Edward Marlo A Ribbon Spread Tip hiding reversed cards under top card in table spread
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 123
Karl Fulves Mexican Revolution tabled spread turns over by itself, posed as a problem
Interlocutor (Issue 41) 163
Ben Harris Ribbon-Spread Turnover with Coin coin hidden between cards
Related to For Close-Up Magicians' Eyes Only! 28
Walt Lees The Card Circle complete circle fan
Inspired by The Complete Cannibal Act 26
Unknown Faro Fan
Cardworks 67
Unknown Bluff Fan Multiple Shift bluff spacing, all go to the bottom
Magic from which Memories are Made! 125
Walt Lees Bluff Spacing Multiple Shift into fan
Inspired by More Professional Card Tricks 5
Peter Kane Four Card and Deck Display backs
Related to The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 36
Paul LePaul The LePaul Spread
Related to Milennium Aces 17
Karl Fulves Spread Variations LePaul Spread variation
Related to Milennium Aces 19
Paul Harris Just Call Me Mr. Wonderful one-handed method to take deck out of case and fan it
Also published here Close-up Fantasies Finalé 139
Peter Kane Four Card and Deck Display final display in which four cards stick out at four corners of the deck
Related to The Complete Cannibal Act 18
Frank Shields Four Card Display
The Complete Cannibal Act 24
Dr. Jacob Daley Spin Flourish
Babel (Issue 1) 5
Matt Corin Good Opener method to open the seal of a new deck of playing cards, by tapping it on the table
Babel (Issue 2) 7
Unknown Rose Flourish squared deck is spun and smears into a rosetta
Dimensional Relativity 7
Dan MacMillan Spread Lap - First Method during ribbon spread & turnover flourish
Close-Up With Cards 12
Ken Simmons Spread Lap - Second & Third Method during ribbon spread & turnover flourish
Close-Up With Cards 13
Ken Simmons Ribbon Spread Reverse during ribbon spread & turnover flourish
Close-Up With Cards 15
John Henderson Ribbon Spread With Coin handling touch of spreading the deck with a coin between the cards
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 479
Unknown Dribbling the Deck brief
For Your Entertainment Pleasure 36
Jon Racherbaumer Drawing a Blank tips on the reverse fan
Card Finesse 58
Jon Racherbaumer Jog-Podge Control finessed, with fan
Card Finesse 125
Unknown Small Packet Fan Faro
Best of Friends 260
Daryl Martinez In Praise of the Lowly Flourish essay
For Your Entertainment Pleasure 5
Noel Stanton Flick Up Flourish displaying card from packet
Card Finesse 103
Meir Yedid The Card Sorter packets are pushed through deck several times
Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 34
Paul Brignall F.A.R.T riffling sound, when spectator picks something up
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 178
René Lavand Spanish Card Rise shown by Howard Wurst, card ribbon spread on the table, when levered over selection protrudes from the center, with one hand, shown by "south american magician" (Lavand not mentioned)
Wireless II 30
John Cornelius Spring Set
VariationsAlso published here The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 53
Majax Uncanny card turns over from itself at fingertips
The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part I 72
Unknown Turnover of a Card flourish, card is dropped on table
Seminarheft 17
Unknown Step Fan
The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 150
Frank Simon, Paul LePaul Bluff Spacing Fan
Inspired by Versatile Card Magic 73
Dr. George E. Casaubon Of One-Hand Cuts and Shuffles
  • In Defense of One-Hand Cutting
  • Origins
  • King Charlier
  • Cuts and Numbers
  • Cards and Techniques
Also published here Bertram on Sleight of Hand 218
Paul Harris Bee Bop card case makes back flip
A Close-Up Kinda Guy 11
Paul Harris Pyramid
  • How to Make a Pyramid (three-sided structure with cards)
  • Modern Pyramid (card rises out of pyramid)
  • Elevator Pyramid
Related toVariations A Close-Up Kinda Guy 70
Dana Betz Dana's Double Pyramid one-handed pyramid build
Inspired by A Close-Up Kinda Guy 74
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez, Eddie Fechter Instant Replay card jumps off deck into other hand, then back
Related toAlso published here A Close-Up Kinda Guy 126
Paul Harris Simple Switch card from top visibly switches place with card in other hand
Also published here A Close-Up Kinda Guy 130
David Britland Spinner Daley Spin Flourish (or Jerry Andrus?), card changes, top card of double is pushed flush during spinning action
Cardopolis (Issue 1) 29
Unknown Twirl Flourish out-jogged card is spun 180 degrees with right first finger
Versatile Card Magic 124
Dr. George E. Casaubon The Casaubon One-Handed Shuffle overhand style
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 222
Dr. George E. Casaubon Pincer Grip Possibilities A. Middle to top Pincer Cut
B Mixing the Middle Pincer Cut
C. Pincer Packet Control
D. The Insertion Pincer Cut
E. The Shark Bite Pincer Cut
F. The Pincer Grip Shuffle
Related toAlso published here Bertram on Sleight of Hand 226
Dr. George E. Casaubon A Stand-Up One-Hand Table Cut or Shuffle
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 228
Edward Marlo The Warm-Up ribbon spread & turnover variations
Marlo without Tears 220
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 48
Martin A. Nash Disarming Hide-Out fanning deck while cards are in Gambler's Cop
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 873
Unknown Faro Fan
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1232
Pascal Monmoine The Domino Effect two cards
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1227
Chuck Smith Hobson's Choice deck vanish, acoustical illusion of riffling the deck with a single card
Also published here
  • MUM, July 1980
At The Table 141
Barry Stevenson Split Waterfall stealing cards into back palm during waterfall flourish
Best of Friends — Volume II 228
Frederick Braue Braue Injog injog after diagonal insertion, side dribble ("spill") convincer
Related toVariations The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 16
Francis Carlyle Snap Double Lift dribbling until two cards remain in hand, then flip-over
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 27
Frederick Braue Braue Injog and Sidespill side dribble ("spill") convincer with injogged card (1945/46)
Inspired by The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 18
Dai Vernon Mental Five one of five, using pressure fan hideout
Inspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27) 243
Dai Vernon, Max Malini Peek Control holding break as deck is balanced on fingers, then step fan (1939)
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 29
Frederick Braue Braue Fan Jog fan with a retained jogged card
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 17
Unknown Sliding Key Force card under fan
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 22
Frederick Braue Telemagic spectator finds another spectator's card in a corner of the room
(a.) card reversed
(b.) reverse fan
  • Braue's new method with double facer
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 13
Unknown Flourish Count "a favorite of Gene Gordon, of Buffalo"
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 10
Paul Rosini Flourish Count with Cards card pivots off deck
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 28
Frank Shields Catching the Cards from double friction toss
Also published here The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 25
Dr. Jacob Daley Spin Flourish
Equinox 6
Frank Shields Frank Shields Display flourish for displaying four cards between the fingers
Daryl's Psychological Assembly 11
Daryl Martinez Touches displaying four cards in a flourishy way
Daryl's Psychological Assembly 9
Jon Racherbaumer Surfer Sandwich visual catch as tabled spread is turned over
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 1121
John Riggs Sandwich Spread jokers placed on spread, spread is flipped over and jokers caught with right hand, selection is found sandwiched in between
Related to The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 8) 128
Steve Beam Dead Spread table spread turnover gag, spectator fails to turnover cards, spread breaks halfway
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 8) 137
John Davit Triple Waterfall deck is shuffled once, three waterfalls
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 14) 233
Dan MacMillan Pressure Fan Cull during the square up
Variations Riffling the Pasteboards 61
Edward Marlo Olram's Fan Cull
Inspired by Riffling the Pasteboards 71
Pat Hazell Down the Falls, Up the Back popular sight gag in which cards are sprung behind back from hand to hand
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 134
Edward Marlo Table Spread Hideout leaving top two cards together during spread
Riffling the Pasteboards 36
Unknown Dribble Force
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Uncovered) 7
Dai Vernon On the Turn of a Card revealing a chosen card (Leipzig, Rosini)
The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 1
Thomas Hierling Pivot Flourish three cards held at corners, they pivot apart in one row and center card turns over
Related to New Wave Close-Up 79
Steven Schneiderman Spread/Wave Change/Production double table spread, second spread as change/production
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1354
Karl Fulves Powered Flip-Out as tabled spread is flipped over, a packet with selection on face jumps in other hand
Covenant 11
John Cornelius Spring Set
Special Effects 30
Edward Marlo Marlo Flourish single card turned over in hand
Special Effects 89
Steve Beam, Rhett Bryson Over the Top gags for card cascade
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 21) 361
Naoki Ogi The Three-Sixty Fan one-handed perfectly circular fan
New Magic Of Japan 61
Unknown Spin Flourish on top of deck, works with double
52 Lovers 143
Paul Harris Instant Replay