43 entries in Cards / Sleights / Multiple Lift / Get-Readys
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Victor Farelli First Variation One handed get ready
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 49
Dai Vernon The Lift Get-Ready squeeze break, uncredited
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 4
Unknown "Bubble Count" as a get-ready
1949 Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2) 78
Edward Marlo Two-Card Push-Off to establish break
1953 The Cardician 153
Dai Vernon The "Get-Ready"
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 120
Bert Allerton Double Lift Get-Ready
1958 The Close-Up Magician 32
Cliff Green An Imperceptible "Get-Ready" multiple card buckle
Related toAlso published here 1961 Professional Card Magic 16
Cliff Green A Get-Ready on the "Installment Plan"
1961 Professional Card Magic 18
Unknown Basic Get-Ready not so good
1967 Deck-Sterity 8
Edward Marlo For a Lift Get-Ready
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 6
Edward Marlo A Digression end tapping break pick-up, three methods
1972 The Shank Shuffle 72
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top
1974 Paul Curry Presents 38
Edward Marlo Marlo Double Lift Get-Ready one-handed
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 46
Francis Carlyle The Double Lift
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 28
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move top card break or under small number
Related to 1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 184
Dai Vernon Double Cut Break Handling double cutting with jog, then deck turned over and break retained
Related toAlso published here 1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #8) 1010
Russ Burns Sensational Double
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 121
Walt Lees Management of the Double Lift get-ready (removing top card first and looking at it), psychology of gaze
1981 More Professional Card Tricks 8
Ross Bertram Subtle Thumb Count as Double Lift get-ready
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 93
Ross Bertram Push-Offs and Push-Overs A. Basic Position
B. The Push-Off and Turn-Over With One Card
C. The Push-Off and Turn-Over .... Two Cards
D. Another Push-Off Double Lift
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 94
Larry Jennings Double Lift Get-Ready
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 56
Larry Jennings Retaining Break While Deck is turned Over used for setting up for double lift
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 57
Alex Elmsley Preparing for the Double Lift two ways to pick up a break
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 94
Dai Vernon Multiple Lift Set-Up double cut that leaves cards side-jogged
Related to 1991 28 Card Tricks 62
Unknown Give Yourself a Break repeated multiple lifts without get-readies
1992 Card Finesse II 179
Mike Gallo Bubble Glimpse Get-Ready
1993 Card File 212
Harry Lorayne Ride And Align
Feb. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 2) 2607
Unknown Another Double Turnover
Related to 1996 Card College — Volume 2 331
Larry Jennings Jennings' Double-Lift Getready small packet handling
1997 Jennings '67 239
Dai Vernon Gesture Break setting up for double lift
1999 Mechanical Deck 21
Ron Bauer Finesse for the Novice Get-Ready
1999 Mechanical Deck 22
Dai Vernon ECT Get-Ready upwards buckling
1999 Mechanical Deck 22
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 13
Dai Vernon Double Cut Break Handling double cutting with jog, then deck turned over and break retained
Also published here 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 188
Paul Cummins Lift Get-Ready out of ECT
2002 FASDIU II 41
Ron Frost One-Hand Double Lift Set-Up: Practice Drill Handling for getting ready for a Double Lift
2004 After The Force 28
Jamy Ian Swiss A Dissertation on the Double Lift with many approaches and references, credit information
  • The Stuart Gordon Lift
  • The Paul Curry Lifts
  • Charlie Miller's Double Lift
  • Brother John Hamman's Double Lift
  • Flourish Lifts
  • The D'Amico One-Handed Double Lift
  • The Jennings Snap Lift
  • Bert Allerton's Snap-Over Lift
  • Bob White's Flash Double
Also published here
  • Antinomy
2011 Devious Standards 95
Dave Buck, Elliott Terral On Establishing a Break
2016 Quarterly (Issue 4 (Summer 2016)) 8
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Robert-Houdin's Method gesturing with a card in right hand while picking up a break under the top card
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 38
Unknown The Double Push Off picking up a break under two cards
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 47
Unknown The Thumb Count and Right Thumbtip Break picking up a break at inner end of deck with right thumb near top
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 47
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Squeeze Break
  • Two Hands
  • One Hand
Related to 2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 49
Larry Jennings The New Theory Getready credit information
Inspired byRelated to 2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 149