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Frederick Braue The Pop-Up Card
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 285
Louis Zingone The Zingone Spread three cards, challenge selections conditions
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 214
Unknown A New Glide side glide, à la Kelly Bottom Placement attributed to Vernon in Enchantment reference, but Braue in Braue Notebooks reference
VariationsAlso published here 1940 Expert Card Technique 123
Edward Marlo Marlo's Lessinout System of Cull and Stock Shuffles without injogs or outjogs
  • Lessinout Cull
  • Lessinout Stack
VariationsAlso published here 1942 Deck Deception 14
Tommy Dowd Card in the Pocket using kelly bottom placement
Related toAlso published here 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 188
Tommy Dowd John Doe ... Magician speller, miscalling selected card, for magicians
VariationsAlso published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 90) 366
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn A Reverse Sleight deck reversed over card
Variations 1946 At the Table Tricks 3
Martin Gardner, Neal Elias Vanishing Card from deck
1946 At the Table Tricks 4
Neal Elias On the Card to the Pocket palmed card transferred to inside pocket
Inspired byRelated to 1946 At the Table Tricks 4
Neal Elias Turnover Switch card turned over on deck with cards in right hand
Related to 1946 At the Table Tricks 5
Bob Taylor A Truly Fan-cy Cut
Related to 1946 At the Table Tricks 6
Neal Elias One Hand Center Cut
Related toAlso published here 1946 At the Table Tricks 7
Neal Elias Card From Center
Also published here 1946 At the Table Tricks 7
Neal Elias Follow the Leader
Related to 1946 At the Table Tricks 9
Neal Elias Torn Corner Card Trick torn pieces vanish, card restored reversed in deck
1946 At the Table Tricks 12
Neal Elias Torn Card Vanish with Pull
1946 At the Table Tricks 13
Neal Elias "Tell Ya What I'm Gonna Do" using a combination cull stock shuffle
1946 At the Table Tricks 14
Neal Elias Blindfold Poker Deal brief idea
1946 At the Table Tricks 16
Neal Elias Zingone Spread Poker Deal idea
Inspired by 1946 At the Table Tricks 16
Neal Elias Screwy Square optical thing with a line on a square sheet of cardboard
1946 At the Table Tricks 16
Neal Elias No Gimmick Card Spread long spread, using perpendicular card
Related toVariations 1946 At the Table Tricks 18
Tommy Dowd, Neal Elias, Bert Fenn We Both Spell
Inspired by 1946 At the Table Tricks 19
Warren Wiersbe Peek! delayed control with step fan
Variations 1946 Mental Cases With Cards 15
Neal Elias Foreword
1946 At the Table Tricks 2
Neal Elias Well, that's it!
1946 At the Table Tricks 20
Bert Fenn, Neal Elias 10-6-9-4 four values are counted to, aces found, inspired by Stanley Collins trick from "A Conjuring Melange"
Variations 1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 6
Bruce Elliott Fillip! card production, looks like a precursor of Jerry K. Hartman's Popover Move
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 751
Bill Simon Business Card Prophecy Move
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 107
Tommy Dowd John Doe - Magician speller, miscalling selected card, spectator plays magician
Related toAlso published here 1956 The Best in Magic 108
Edward Marlo Faro Fooler #12 two separated face up cards come together to sandwich selection
Variations 1958 Faro Notes 65
Edward Marlo, Neal Elias The Clip Bottom Deal cards are dealt into right hand, then apparently top card of right hand cards is placed on table, in reality bottom card
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 51
Dai Vernon Card from Pocket Inside Jacket Pocket
Related toAlso published here 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 28
Neal Elias Side Jog Multiple Shift swing cut
Related toVariations 1961 The Multiple Shift 9
Neal Elias Double Undercut Multiple Shift to bottom
1961 The Multiple Shift 10
Neal Elias Self Cutting Pack top portion jumps off to table
1962 Estimation 53
Neal Elias Tilt Contribution
1962 Tilt! 28
Neal Elias, Edward Marlo Packet Handling for Faro Fooler #12 two separated face up cards come together to sandwich selection, two more methods, see also page 13 for further handling details:
  • Regarding Three Selections and Crimp Card
  • On Packet Handling
  • The No Key Card Triple Selection Discovery
Related to 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 12
Don Tanner The Back Room on Walter Zaney Blaney, Anverdi, The Mentalist Magazine, Neal Elias
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 390
Karl Fulves Babel Harrison Beale, Johnny Hart on television, Origami stunt shown by Neal Elias, Eagle Rope Restoration, Mike Zens with linking ring idea, Tom Harris' planned memorized deck manuscript
Apr. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 28
Neal Elias Plunger Multiple Shift
1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 60
Neal Elias Ambitious Get Ready "Get Ready For Braue After Zingone" (see next trick)
Inspired by Jan. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 477
Louis Zingone Surprise Reverse card on top, another card put in center, it rises to top and other card is reversed in center
VariationsAlso published here
  • Surprise Reverse (Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
Jan. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 477
Fred G. Taylor, Neal Elias The Jiggle Pass
Related toVariations 1973 Epilogue (Issue 18) 168
Fred G. Taylor, Neal Elias The Riffle Pass Jiggle Pass with riffle cover
Related to 1973 Epilogue (Issue 18) 169
Fred G. Taylor, Neal Elias Peek Pass Jiggle Pass combined with a glimpse of selection
Related to 1973 Epilogue (Issue 18) 170
Fred G. Taylor, Neal Elias The "Passless" Pass applying Jiggle Pass to Display Bluff Pass type, Modern Magic referenced
Related to 1973 Epilogue (Issue 18) 170
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn, Joseph K. Schmidt A Reverse Sleight Variation deck reversed over card
Inspired by 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 88
Neal Elias 2 Jacks Again Jacks travel from end of faced deck to center and around the deck (four phases)
Related to 1974 Epilogue (Issue 22) 209
Neal Elias A Cutting Discovery
1975 Afterthoughts 74
Neal Elias Spectator Cuts to and Turns the Aces
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 39
Fred Robinson (reviewer) At the Table Tricks by Neal Elias 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 287
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn Simplified Sandwich Switch
Variations 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 288
Neal Elias From Neal Elias
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 35) 139
Edward Marlo Simplified Sandwich Switch Variations
Inspired by 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 289
Neal Elias A Cutting Discovery uncredited
1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book I 21
Neal Elias The Elias Half Pass
Variations 1981 Milennium Aces 61
Neal Elias Note on Evolution
1981 Milennium Aces 65
Lin Searles, Jerry K. Hartman Lin Searles' Half Passed Turnover not described, ideas by Jerry K. Hartman
Related to 1981 Milennium Aces 65
Karl Fulves Foolzum with the Neal Elias half pass, variation with twenty-six double backers
1981 Milennium Aces 67
Bob Taylor, Neal Elias The Jiggle Pass
Related to 1981 Milennium Aces 70
Bob Taylor, Neal Elias The Jiggle Pass and Variations
1981 Milennium Aces 70
Bob Taylor, Neal Elias The Jiggle Pass
1981 Milennium Aces 71
Bob Taylor, Neal Elias The Riffle Pass based on the Jiggle Pass
Related to 1981 Milennium Aces 75
Bob Taylor, Neal Elias Peek Pass
Related to 1981 Milennium Aces 76
Bob Taylor, Neal Elias The 'Passless' Pass applying Jiggle Pass to Display Bluff Pass type, Modern Magic referenced
Related to 1981 Milennium Aces 77
Larry Jennings, Neal Elias Natural Reverse Double Undercut no-break handling
Related to 1982 Card Finesse 55
Neal Elias Cooper's Swindle
  • Straight Layout
  • Losing Layout
  • Reversed Straight Layout
  • Double Straight Layout: First Method, Seoncd Method
1982 Arcane (Issue 7) 75
Neal Elias Everywhere and Nowhere ends with selection reversed in deck
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 13
Edward Marlo The Knoxville Aces four piles, ace on each, packets assembled, aces travel to top
Related to 1983 Epoptica (Issue 3) 168
Neal Elias Spectator Cuts the Aces as a Prelude
Inspired by 1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 307
Neal Elias Hold Out Aces
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 307
Neal Elias Swing Cut to Break
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 308
Neal Elias Swing Cut Multiple Shift
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 308
Milton Kort Following Elias
Inspired by 1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 308
Jerry Sadowitz, Neal Elias Cover Shift
Inspired byAlso published here 1984 Cards Hit 10
Neal Elias The Four Packet Shuffle without selection
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 12
Meir Yedid Cliff Hanger long spread of card between the hands without visible support
Related to 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 546
Randy Wakeman Spreading it a Little Too Thin too long spread is suspended in mid-air, perpendicular
Inspired by 1985 Formula One Close-Up 11
Neal Elias Multiple Shift
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 102
Neal Elias Jumping Card from top of deck
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 85
Neal Elias Swing Cut Multiple Shift
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 35
Neal Elias Cutting Discovery
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 92
Neal Elias Multiple Shift
1988 52 Lovers 111
Jerry Sadowitz, Neal Elias Delayed Elias using a cut to the table
1989 Cards on the Table 73
Milton Brooks The Longitudinal Shift reprinted from reference, somewhat jiggle related
Related toAlso published here
  • "Longitudinal Shift" (The Word's Best Book of Magic, Walter Gibson, 1927, p. 178)
1989 The Multiple Shift 23
Neal Elias Bild Folded Into Finger Ring
1991 Life Savers 156
Chris Kenner Schwing! pinky rise
Variations 1992 Totally Out Of Control 98
Neal Elias Before Zingone impromptu double backer ambitious phase
1992 The Olram File (Issue 12) 12
Steve Beam Quadruple Prediction four predictions, four aces are put in the deck at several places, prediction name amount of cards above aces, see p. 171 for additional credits
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1993 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 31
Mike Bornstein Band-It rubber band diagonally around deck vanishes and reappears around selection
VariationsAlso published here
  • Backstage - A Journal for Magicians (Chuck Windley)
1993 Card File 153
Neal Elias, Bert Fenn Bottom Reverse deck turned over above cards
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 153
Neal Elias Deuce Sandwich Ideas three handlings, dated 1956
1994 Facsimile (Issue 2) 26
Jon Racherbaumer Racherbaumer Letter to Bill Larsen 1974-08-15, about Michael Albright's "Utility Card Switch" from Genii
Related to 1994 Facsimile (Issue 2) 28
Edward Marlo Turnover Move Handling
Related to 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 179
Neal Elias One-Handed Cut
1995 Cardshark 150
Dai Vernon The Post-peek Overhand Shuffle Control
Related to 1995 Card College — Volume 1 74
Neal Elias Paintbruch Color Change brief
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 203
Edward Marlo Variation of Phase Four detective card placed at phase of deck, another card peeked at, detective travels reversed next to selection, repeated
Inspired by
  • "Two Jacks Again and Again" (Neal Elias)
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1979
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 400
Neal Elias Ace Cutting Sequence
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 77
Walter Brusa Card Rise heavily gaffed deck
Related to 1996 New Card Rises 3
Baltazar Fuentes The Fuentes Square Up Pass dated 1982, also "Revolutionary Pass", "I've heard a very well known card man was claiming it as his own." (Neal Elias?)
Related to 1996 Arempi 36
Larry Jennings LJ Swing Cut Multiple Shift to bottom
Inspired by 1997 Jennings '67 55
Neal Elias The One Hand Center Cut
Also published here 1997 Mind Your Poker 10
Neal Elias Multiple Shift
1998 Down Under Deals 7
Neal Elias, Edward Marlo Swing Cut Multiple Shift
1998 Card College — Volume 3 664
Neal Elias Notes From 1945 chapter intro
2000 Gambling Notes 4
Neal Elias Marking Cards tactile marks with razor blade at edge of card, key card or fully marked, marking stack number instead of value
2000 Gambling Notes 4
Neal Elias Bridges & Crimps short notes
2000 Gambling Notes 5
Neal Elias A Crimp Control using crimped card like corner short, riffling to it
2000 Gambling Notes 6
Neal Elias "Slop" Cut From A Bridge cutting at bridge from unsquared deck
2000 Gambling Notes 8
Neal Elias The Shuffle Bridge bridging two halves in opposite direction during overhand shuffle
2000 Gambling Notes 8
Neal Elias Pinochle Stacks comments on following items
2000 Gambling Notes 9
Neal Elias Four Handed Partnership Pinochle four Aces to partner and four Aces to dealer
2000 Gambling Notes 9
Neal Elias Three Handed Auction Pinochle
2000 Gambling Notes 10
Neal Elias Lessinout Stock Less Crimp stacking four cards
Inspired by 2000 Gambling Notes 12
Neal Elias The After Bridge bridging a section during overhand shuffle
2000 Gambling Notes 13
Neal Elias Pivoting the Break pivoting deck after overhand shuffle
Related to 2000 Gambling Notes 12
Neal Elias Peek & Cut Control peek, then fan with step and cut
Inspired byRelated to 2000 Gambling Notes 13
Neal Elias Riffle Bridge #1 setting bridge during in-the-hands riffle shuffle
2000 Gambling Notes 16
Neal Elias Riffle Bridge #2 setting lengthwise bridge during tabled riffle shuffle
2000 Gambling Notes 17
Neal Elias Cut Crimp setting bridge during tabled cut
2000 Gambling Notes 17
Neal Elias Stud Bottom Deal buckle loosening, two different takes
2000 Gambling Notes 21
Neal Elias The Twirl Pass
  • Introduction
  • Technical Note (difference to Cervon's Free Turn Pass)
  • The Twirl Action
  • The Twirl Palm (left-hand grip on the packet)
  • The Twirl Pass
  • Alternate Handlings
  • Points To Keep In Mind
Related to 2001 New Card Controls 1
Neal Elias Variations Of The Twirl Pass
  • The Riffle
  • The Double Riffle
  • The All-Round Square-Up
2001 New Card Controls 14
Neal Elias The Pencil Pass Twirl Pass handling with pencil between fingers of right hand
2001 New Card Controls 19
Neal Elias Twirl Turnover Pass Twirl Pass handling
2001 New Card Controls 20
Neal Elias Turnover Spread Pass
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 22
Neal Elias Card Controls - Placing A Key Card deck secretly cut
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 25
Neal Elias, Edward Marlo Placing A Key Card II top card taken into right hand, deck then spread over it, also with key or force card near top
2001 New Card Controls 26
Neal Elias Forces forcing a key card like breather crimp
Inspired byRelated to 2001 New Card Controls 29
Neal Elias Force #1 handling for under-the-spread force
2001 New Card Controls 29
Neal Elias Force #2 getting card from the bottom under spread with kelly/ovette type action
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 30
Neal Elias The Banded Pass Twirl Pass handling with rubber band around deck lengthwise, as color change, two handlings
  • The Banded Pass II
2001 New Card Controls 34
Neal Elias A Useful Utility For The Twirl Pass
  • Bottom Card Face-Up To Top
selection appears face-up on top, or face-up top card transforms
Inspired byVariations 2001 New Card Controls 41
Neal Elias More Effects Using The Nu-Glide Get-Ready see following items
2001 New Card Controls 46
Neal Elias The Pop-Out Card
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Popover" (J. K. Hartman, Packet Magic, 1972)
Also published here
2001 New Card Controls 46
Neal Elias A Rising Card (Of Sorts) card pops out of in-the-hands spread held by both hands
2001 New Card Controls 48
Neal Elias A Long Spread using perpendicular card
Related to 2001 New Card Controls 50
Neal Elias Take Another Card spectator takes the same card, it pops out of spread as he is about to take one (gag?)
2001 New Card Controls 50
Neal Elias The Breakless Peek with jogged card that acts as short card
Variations 2001 New Card Controls 54
Neal Elias To Force A Card fingertip peek, with jogged card that acts as short card
2001 New Card Controls 59
Neal Elias Then There's The Breather Crimp forcing the breather crimp
Related to 2001 New Card Controls 60
Neal Elias A Twirl Reverse top card turned over to top with all-around square-up cover
2001 New Card Controls 63
Neal Elias Card Fan Productions
2001 New Card Controls 64
Neal Elias A Tossed Reverse deck tossed from hand to hand one half at the time, selection remains in other hand face-up
Inspired by
  • discovery in Joe Berg's "Here's New Magic"
2001 New Card Controls 66
Neal Elias Spread Reverse a bit like a spread version of the Braue Reverse
2001 New Card Controls 68
Neal Elias The Nonesuch Card Prediction Again card to small number, Twirl Pass application
Inspired by
  • "The Nonsuch Card Prediction" (Francis Haxton, Pentagram)
2001 New Card Controls 70
Neal Elias A Transposition reversed top card with reversed card in center, Twirl Pass
Variations 2001 New Card Controls 72
Neal Elias Band-It rubber band around deck vanishes and reappears around selection, Twirl Pass application
Inspired byVariations 2001 New Card Controls 73
Neal Elias The Ambitious Card card pushed in and instantly Twirl Pass done
2001 New Card Controls 76
Neal Elias A Somewhat Different Effect card controlled to second-from-top
2001 New Card Controls 76
Neal Elias The Pop-Up Card with Twirl Pass
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 77
Neal Elias An Ambitious Card Routine five phases
2001 New Card Controls 80
Neal Elias Wrong Card, Right Card top card turned over, wrong card, transforms into right card, ready for double lift
2001 New Card Controls 87
Neal Elias A Reverse Sleight deck reversed over card
2001 New Card Controls 48
Neal Elias Let's Not Forget The Four Aces switch-out addition with Twirl Pass
2001 New Card Controls 88
Neal Elias A Color Change (Using two cards) Twirl Pass with only two cards
2001 New Card Controls 88
Karl Fulves The Block Glide
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 91
Karl Fulves Utility Ideas bottom card reversed while deck is turned over on top of it, Ovette-style beginning, here as simple cut force
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 94
Karl Fulves The Breakless Peek technical variation, side-jogged card acts as short card
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 103
Karl Fulves Jump Shot II banded deck, first rubber band jumps around half the deck, then around single selection, progressive
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 115
Karl Fulves Not By Chance spectator places a black Ace face-up in center, other one is on top, they transpose, red Aces are around Ace in center
Inspired by 2001 New Card Controls 116
Grant Stuart Sphinx Perpetual Calendar table in which the day of any date can be looked up
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 157
Samuel Bertran, Neal Elias, Vernon Winiecke, Walter Brusa Letters on lecture at Cal Tech that exposed tricks, David Copperfield on tv
Related to 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 186
Neal Elias, Darwin Ortiz Neal Elias Multiple Shift Handling
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 112
Robin Robertson Highly Visible similar to Hartman's Popover
Related to
  • Neal Elias item in Ibidem No. 26, 1962
Also published here
  • "Handle With Care" (1964)
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 103
Aaron Fisher The Multiple Cortez - It's a Killer single cut, deck remains in order
Inspired by 2003 FISM 2003 7
John Bannon, Neal Elias Elias Multiple Shift Handling cards not only in top half
2004 Dear Mr. Fantasy 104
Karl Fulves Vulcan Deck rubber band around deck vanishes, then long spread between hand is made
Inspired by 2004 Under Tension 81
Gary Plants A Card Control with locator card, originally from Precursor #36 (Sept. 1992)
  • Multiple Cards
  • Selected Card to a Certain Position
  • Spectator Goes Past the Break
Variations 2004 Lecture Notes — The Second Super Session 6
Wesley James The Pivot Side-Jiggle Pass "This may be the fastest pass ever devised."
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 345
Larry Jennings, Neal Elias Reverse Double Undercut
Related to 2004 Sankey Unleashed 98
Jerry Sadowitz Cover Shift
Also published here 2006 Dominatricks 102
Neal Elias One Hand Center Cut
Also published here 2007 The Anthology of One Handed Card Cuts and Flourishes 46
Joe Berg The Joe Berg One-Hand Shuffle
Related to 2007 The Anthology of One Handed Card Cuts and Flourishes 55
Neal Elias Card From Center
Also published here 2007 The Anthology of One Handed Card Cuts and Flourishes 65
Neal Elias, Stanley Collins Collins Paintbrush Color Change Handling
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 123
Neal Elias A Cutting Discovery Misspelled as Neil Elias
2009 Route 52 63
Karl Fulves On Neal Elias
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 411
Louis Zingone, Frederick Braue, Neal Elias, Roberto Giobbi Ambitious IV two times to top, then secret steal
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 7) 236
Neal Elias The Pop-Out Card
Also published here 2010 Prolix (Issue 7) 485
Neal Elias Cutting Discovery brief
2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 70
Neal Elias A Cutting Discovery
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 76
Neal Elias The Flip Over Reverse "Cutting Discovery"
2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 658
Neal Elias Plunger Rising Cards two methods
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 93
Neal Elias Double Card Rise
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 96
Neal Elias, Darwin Ortiz Neal Elias Multiple Shift Handling
2018 Game Changer 70
Neal Elias, David Williamson Swing Cut Multiple Shift Variation
Oct. 2018 Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 99
Tom Gagnon T. G. Tabled Multiple Shift cards distributed into tabled deck, deck squared and spread on the table using Gagnon Spread Control
Inspired byVariations 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 242
Neal Elias Meal Elias Multiple Shift swing cut
2019 Tesseract 116
Steve Forte flip-over aces
Inspired by
  • "Cutting Discovery" (Neal Elias)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 979
Neal Elias Elias Multiple Shift swing cut
2020 The Shift #3 22