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Edward Marlo Marlo's Running Cut in-the-hands swing cut running cut, also as top stock control
Related toVariations 1942 Deck Deception 14
Russell T. Barnhart Secret Reverse on Table passive or with a riffle shuffle
Related toVariations 1945 Off the Top 10
Edward Marlo Reverse Sleight - Future Reverse
Related toVariations 1945 Future Reverse 6
Edward Marlo The Card Transfer for application ideas see also page 37
Variations 1957 The Tabled Palm 34
James Steranko The Action Center Reverse bottom card(s) reversed to center during tabled riffle shuffle
Related toVariations 1960 Steranko on Cards 12
Jon Racherbaumer, Gene Gordon Sprite Sleight (or Glorpy Rides Again) deck underneath handkerchief, card moves and turns over on top of deck
Variations 1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 38
Edward Marlo Visual Retention Change
  • Technique of the Visual Retention Change
  • The Visual Change
  • The Multiple Visual Retention Change
Related toVariations 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 239
Jon Racherbaumer Last-Minute Departure
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 28
Tony Noice Card Transposition held card with reversed card in deck
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 119
Hideo Kato, Jon Racherbaumer Hands Off Reverse card inserted by spectator in deck behind his back reverses
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 29
David Solomon Simple Right Handed Triumph Faced Deck
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 193
Edward Marlo Unit Upjog Addition thorough discussion
Variations 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 25
Edward Marlo Card Substitution similar concept, several variations
Variations 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 15
Edward Marlo Marlo's Curry's Curve single tabled card switched for double
Variations 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 68
Jerry Andrus Startling Color Change
Related toVariations 1976 Andrus Card Control 59
Edward Marlo More Miracle Card Changes different variations (including tabled)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 149
Edward Marlo The Tilt Half Pass
Related toVariations 1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 75
Ken Krenzel Last Card Push
Related to 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 247
Edward Marlo Convincing Control Reverse instantly reversing card while it is apparently outjogged
Related to 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 46
Edward Marlo Marlo Kick Switch for one or multiple cards, lapping
Related to 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 268
Edward Marlo Direct Transposition cards on top of two halves transpose, Tenkai palm, simulated placement and tabled palm
Variations 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 347
Edward Marlo Palm Replacement Pivotal Palm Replacement
Related to 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 86
Edward Marlo One Fantastic Move reverse card in center during turnover pass, Gombert Pass
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 3
Ken Simmons Tilt Throw-Off I
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 57
Ken Simmons The Magician's Fooler
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 57
Ken Simmons Preface
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch vii
Ken Simmons Pull Out Techniques - Positions four positions/orientations of cards under mat at table edge
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 1
Ken Simmons Pull Out Double Lift adding card to single card from beneath mat at table edge
Related to 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 2
Ken Simmons Pull Out Visual Change back-to-back, addition from table edge, two handlings
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 4
Ken Simmons The Double Change card changes and then back
Related to 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 5
Ken Simmons Pull Out Retention Switch card turned over at table edge, addition from under mat, no-palm
Related to 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 5
Ken Simmons Another Fantastic Move turnover pass & future reverse combo
Related to 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 9
Ken Simmons A Further Fantastic Move Tilt Half Pass & Future Reverse combo
Inspired byRelated to 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 9
Ken Simmons The Push Change tabled double pushed forward and face card unloaded
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 10
Ken Simmons Running Card Plus Control card reversed and controlled during running cut sequence
Inspired by 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 11
Ken Simmons The Tabled Steal during tabled shuffle in perpendicular or normal position, can also be loaded under mat
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 12
Ken Simmons Pivot Steal right hand palm as small packet is displayed
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 14
Ken Simmons The Spread Load loading card under mat from small packet, four methods
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 15
Ken Simmons, Dan MacMillan A Technical Variation of the Secret Card Add from Gambler's Palm
  • As a Tabled Turnover
Inspired by
  • "Secret Card Add" (Dan MacMillan, Gambler's Palm Revisited)
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 17
Ken Simmons Center Clip Control clip side steal to bottom with decoy moment
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 18
Ken Simmons, Dan MacMillan OHTOS as a Packet Switch just a note
Inspired by
  • "The One Hand Turn Over Switch" (Dan MacMillan, Gambler's Palm Revisited)
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 19
Ken Simmons A Color Change two methods
Inspired by 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 20
Ken Simmons Interlaced Transposition three selections between kings travel to between aces, then in repeat the quartets transpose
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 25
Ken Simmons Color Transposition ten red cards, ten black cards, selection travels into other packet
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 27
Ken Simmons Direct Transposition top cards of two packets
Inspired by 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 28
Ken Simmons Visual Transposition card on face with card reversed in center, two methods
Inspired by 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 29
Ken Simmons Impossible Transposition card reversed in deck with card held by spectator
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 31
Ken Simmons A Triumph For You two selections, Triumph with one selection face-up in center, cards re-spread, now second selection in center and first in pocket
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 31
Ken Simmons, David Solomon Variation of a Triumph
Inspired by 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 33
Ken Simmons Open Prediction Re-Opened four methods, using card under mat techniques
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 34
Ken Simmons With Card in Hand Interlaced Transposition, aces with three selections between spectators hand, kings outside, kings become aces, then selections appear between them
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 35
Ken Simmons Here, There and Back two selections travel to 2 sandwiches, then vanish, then sandwiched again in deck
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 37
Ken Simmons This is Your Card! freely chosen card is earlier selection, four methods
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 39
Ken Simmons Pick-Up Switch tabled card picked up in end grip, lapping
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 41
Ken Simmons Touch Any Card reversed card changes into selection, value used to find other card, two methods
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 42
Ken Simmons A Startler card changes face-up under spectator's hand
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 44
Ken Simmons Sophisticated Collectors "Actually, the above title should be 'Bold Collectors.'"
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 44
Ken Simmons The Interlaced Vanish "The following routine is a monster"
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 45
Ken Simmons Instant Departure
Inspired by 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 47
Dan MacMillan Lottery three cards face-down on table, spectator puts ace on the right one to complete a blackjack hand
Inspired byVariations 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 50
Ken Simmons Playing Against Odds spectator selects right card from 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, three methods
Inspired by 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 51
Ken Simmons Technicolor Playing Against Odds spectator selects right card from odd-backed 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, then this card changes back color to match
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 53
Ken Simmons Technicolor Playing Against Odds No. 2 spectator selects right card from odd-backed 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, then other four cards change back color
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 54
Ken Simmons Returning to the Scene of the Crime three jacks cut in deck, last jack under spectators hand, aces find jacks, jacks vanish and reappear under card under spectator's hand, story presentation
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 55
Ken Simmons Preface
1981 Close-Up With Cards vi
Ken Simmons Card Under Mat Techniques secretly loading card under close-up mat, four methods
1981 Close-Up With Cards 1
Ken Simmons, Edward Marlo Methods for Retrieval adding card from under close-up mat, four methods (first one by Marlo, others by Simmons)
1981 Close-Up With Cards 7
Ken Simmons Spread Lap - Second & Third Method during ribbon spread & turnover flourish
1981 Close-Up With Cards 13
Ken Simmons Ribbon Spread Reverse during ribbon spread & turnover flourish
1981 Close-Up With Cards 15
Ken Simmons Running Reverse during running cut
Variations 1981 Close-Up With Cards 17
Ken Simmons Running False Cut also as control
Inspired by 1981 Close-Up With Cards 20
Ken Simmons Card to Hung Card Position on knee
1981 Close-Up With Cards 21
Ken Simmons Tabled Reverse Throw Off to second from bottom
Inspired by 1981 Close-Up With Cards 27
Ken Simmons Penetrating Transposition one selection reversed in deck, other selection penetrates within aces within packet of four aces, then the cards transpose
1981 Close-Up With Cards 44
Ken Simmons Another Card to Pocket lazy man's card to pocket, spectator remembers card and its position
1981 Close-Up With Cards 48
Ken Simmons Re-Setting Re-Set
1981 Close-Up With Cards 49
Peter Duffie Inside Job two and two with transformation kicker
Related toVariations 1982 Alternative Card Magic 6
Ken Krenzel, Richard Kaufman, Derek Dingle Holy P.O.D. flap gaff
Related toVariations 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Winter Extra) 33
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control
Related toVariations 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 324
Ken Simmons Preface
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards vi
Ken Simmons A-Band-Ment rubber band around deck, vanishes, encircles card in center
VariationsAlso published here 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 1
Ken Simmons, Peter Duffie Diamond Heist two and two with transformation kicker
Inspired by 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 5
Ken Simmons Ace-Bitiously Yours aces come to top multiple times
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 7
Ken Simmons Tabled Faro Slough Off
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 7
Ken Simmons Simmons's Pivot Turnover same as Stuart Gordon Turnover
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 8
Ken Simmons Ace-Bitiously - The Follow-Up four aces come to bottom, then to top
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 11
Ken Simmons, Edward Marlo Miracle Card Change Insertion face card of double stolen as it is inserted into deck, see "Added Notes"
Inspired by 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 12
Ken Simmons A Different Approach handling for reference
Inspired by 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 14
Ken Simmons Vanish and Discovery card vanishes face-up from top of deck and reappears next to selection
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 16
Ken Simmons Triumphing for a Change color changing deck kicker
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 33
Ken Simmons Discrepant Packet Force spectator calls stop during running cut to table
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 34
Ken Simmons M.V.R.C. - The Easy Way
Inspired by 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 38
Ken Simmons Quick Transpo signed card in pocket transposes visibly with card signed by performer
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 40
Ken Simmons, Edward Marlo Bold Half Pass KM type half pass
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • First Handling
  • Second Handling (Marlo)
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 48
Ken Simmons Swivel Palm Replacement
  • As a Vanish
  • As a Color Change
Related to 1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 53
John C. Wagner Bandorama selection spins from banded deck
Variations 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 6
Ken Simmons Preface
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! i
Ken Simmons Hands Off Reverse...er, Vanish card lost by spectator in deck behind his back, it vanishes, two handlings
Inspired byVariations 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 1
Ken Simmons Simply Cutting to the Aces Aces cut to, optional follow-up in which they are cut into deck again and come back to top
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 4
Ken Simmons Another Cutting to the Aces
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 5
Ken Simmons P.O.D. Handling flap gaff
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 7
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Deliberate Side Steal to Center transferring card from second to center
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 9
Ken Simmons Notes on Marlo's Unit Up-Jog Addition adding specific cards, that are culled first
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 30
Ken Simmons Notes on Marlo's Card Substitution
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 32
Ken Simmons Notes on Marlo's Card Transfer several applications
  • First Idea (simulated placement)
  • Second Deal (outjogged handling)
  • Third Idea (another outjogged handling)
  • Fourth Idea (with packet and outjog)
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 33
Ken Simmons Additions to a Change unload into center
Inspired byRelated to 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 38
Ken Simmons Audacious Transposition card isolated from deck transposes with card in deck
Related toVariations 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 43
Ken Simmons On a More Subtle Note
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 43
Ken Simmons Related Bold Card Control opposite, apparently bottom card of right-hand packet removed but really top card
Inspired byVariations 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 44
Ken Simmons Pragmatic Control
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 45
Ken Simmons Related Bold Card Control with Reverse
Related to 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 46
Ken Simmons Reverse Variant reverse from center top
Inspired byRelated to 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 48
Ken Simmons Future Center Steal two handlings
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 50
Ken Simmons Another Curve single switched for double which is placed on table with Visual Retention Change
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 52
Ken Simmons Deal and Take
Related to 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 53
Ken Simmons The Pick-Up Force spectator cuts (hopefully) into break
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 54
Ken Simmons Introduction to the Banded Effects
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 56
Ken Simmons A-Band-Ment rubber band around deck, vanishes, encircles card in center
Also published here 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 56
Ken Simmons A-Band-Ment II allowing to show face card of deck, double is found and face-card loaded off
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 59
Ken Simmons A-Band-Ment III wrong card encircled, changes into right card, double is found and face-card loaded off, two methods
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 61
Ken Simmons A Banded Vanish rubber band around deck simply vanishes, two methods
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 64
Ken Simmons Banded Card on Ceiling card on ceiling has previously vanishes rubber band around it
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 68
Ken Simmons Additional Notes and Ideas for the Banded Effects
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 74
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packs
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
Ken Simmons Preface
1990 Finally! 1
Ken Simmons A Wallet Routine routine with ambitious card, transposition with one card in wallet, card to wallet, Bendix Bombshell, two duplicates
1990 Finally! 3
Ken Simmons Simmon's Wallet Combination Routine blank papers change into checks one at a time, then several, then into money bills, using Himber Wallet
1990 Finally! 8
Ken Simmons Enhanced Wallet Combination Routine idea for previous routine
1990 Finally! 12
Ken Simmons Two Tips For The Rising Cards for marketed "A.M.Y./Arne Rising Card Deck"
1990 Finally! 13
Ken Simmons Rising Double wrong card rises and changes into selection
1990 Finally! 14
Ken Simmons A Flashy Change prediction on paper is wrong, paper changes into selected card in flash
Inspired by
  • "Flash Card Production" (Dick Piser/Harry Lorayne, Flash Paper Tips)
1990 Finally! 15
Ken Simmons A Double Prediction spectator cuts off packet, amount of cards and card cut to are predicted, three methods
1990 Finally! 18
Ken Simmons Simmons Half Pass
Related to 1990 Finally! 22
Ken Simmons Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling three spectators stop during deal and deal a card face-down, same cards are reversed in second deck
Related to 1990 Finally! 26
Ken Simmons My Favorite Sandwich random card changes into named card between jokers, Invisible Deck
1990 Finally! 28
Ken Simmons Simmons's Handling of "Sprite Sleight" (or Glorpy Rides Again!) deck underneath transparent handkerchief, card moves and turns over on top of deck, two handlings, with "Signature Addition" (bluff)
Inspired by 1990 Finally! 30
Ken Simmons In Lieu of Wax wax substitute(s)
1990 Finally! 35
Ken Simmons Quick Change half dollar changes into copper coin in presence of Chinese coin, copper/silver/brass
Related to
  • "Wash-Out" (Steve Dusheck)
1990 Finally! 36
Ken Simmons Climax for Copper/Silver/Brass
1990 Finally! 38
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Marlo Improves Simmons card that spectator loses himself behind his back is divined and vanishes
Inspired byRelated to 1990 Finally! 46
Michael Powers King T.U.T. "Totally Unbelievable Transpo", card isolated from deck transposes with sandwiched card in center of deck, signed
Related to 1990 Top Secret Stuff 51
Edward Marlo, Michael Powers More Miracle Card Changes with unload under top card of deck
Related to 1990 Top Secret Stuff 52
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Not Only the Number, but... spectator cuts off cards, number of cards and card cut to predicted, 15 memorized cards, prediction index, for correction see Ricochet reference, three handlings
Inspired by
  • "Finally" (Ken Simmons, Lecture Notes 1990)
Related to
1991 The Olram File (Issue 4) 3
Ken Simmons Introduction
1991 Banded Deck Effects 5
Ken Simmons A-Band-Ment rubber band around deck, vanishes, encircles card in center
1991 Banded Deck Effects 7
Ken Simmons A Banded Vanish rubber band around deck, it vanishes and remains gone
1991 Banded Deck Effects 10
Ken Simmons, Edward Marlo Banded Card to Pocket - First Method card peeked at, rubber band around deck, it vanishes, card with rubber band around it from pocket
1991 Banded Deck Effects 12
Ken Simmons Banded Card to Pocket - Second Method card peeked at, rubber band around deck, it vanishes, card with rubber band around it from pocket
1991 Banded Deck Effects 12
Ken Simmons A Banded Tip for routines with banded deck
1991 Banded Deck Effects 14
Ken Simmons The Clinging Subtlety banded card drags another with it
1991 Banded Deck Effects 14
Ken Simmons Through the Deck rubber band around deck, vanishes, reappears, vanishes and reappears around selection, two handlings
Variations 1991 Banded Deck Effects 15
Ken Simmons Banded Transposition card pocketed, another card found via A-Band-Ment, it's pocketed card and selection is in pocket, seven methods
1991 Banded Deck Effects 17
Ken Simmons Simmons's Pivot Turnover same as Stuart Gordon Lift
1991 Banded Deck Effects 26
Edward Marlo Stretching It card pocketed, banded deck, rubber band vanishes and reappears around pocketed card, two methods
Variations 1991 Banded Deck Effects 29
Ken Simmons Stretching It Too Far card pocketed, banded deck, rubber band vanishes and reappears around pocketed card, two methods
Inspired by 1991 Banded Deck Effects 32
David Neighbors Neighbors's Killer Penetration rubber band around deck twice, vanishes and appears around selection
Inspired by 1991 Banded Deck Effects 33
David Neighbors, Ken Simmons As Applied to "Bandorama" selection spins from banded deck
Inspired by 1991 Banded Deck Effects 39
Edward Marlo The Schmaltzy Showmans Prediction fair selection from new and sealed deck is predicted, Penelope's Principle, with notes by Ken Simmons
Also published here 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 1
Edward Marlo Bluff Ace Assembly with comments by Ken Simmons
1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 10
Edward Marlo Breaking the Rule spelling to the four Aces, last one turns over, with notes by Ken Simmons
Related to 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 15
Edward Marlo Female spectator's name on back of named card, with note by Ken Simmons
Related to 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 20
Ken Simmons Triumphing for a Change color changing deck kicker
Related to 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 24
Ken Simmons Discrepant Packet Force spectator calls stop during running cut to table
1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 25
Ken Simmons Who's Lying? lie speller
Inspired by
  • Automatic Speller Placement Principle (Jim Steinmeyer, The New Invocation #43)
1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 28
Bernard Bilis, Jean Philippe Total A-Band-A-Ment rubber band around deck, finger put through, selection jumps face-up onto back of fingers, with locking feature, Hiro Sakai not mentioned
Inspired byRelated to June 1993 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 2) 1
Jon Racherbaumer Banded Together rubber band around deck, vanishes and reappears in case, banded deck face up on table, face card changes
Inspired by 1995 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 6) 15
Ken Simmons Cut Force spectator cuts into break
Related to
  • "Guarded Secrets Revealed" (Ken Simmons, 1988)
1997 Solomon's Mind 29
Guy Hollingworth Regarding the switching of cards. One Miracle Change at the table edge
Related to 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 150
Doug Conn Rubber Revelation rubber band wrapped around deck vanishes, around card in center, this and the cards beside it are Aces to match a previous selection
Inspired by 1999 Tricks of my Trade 33
Aaron Fisher The Gravity Half Pass invisible Half Pass
Related to 2002 The Paper Engine 15
Jerry K. Hartman Poker Stud
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Poker Stud" (Card Dupery, 2007)
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 308