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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To Change one Pack for another special pockets (pochette) at trousers & profonde, multiple methods
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 34
S. W. Erdnase Second Dealing two methods
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 58
S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase System of Palming - Top Palm. First Method
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 83
S. W. Erdnase Bottom Palm. First Method with left little finger option
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 86
S. W. Erdnase The S.W.E. Shift color change mention on page 136
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 134
Al Baker How to exchange a pack of cards a prearranged pack pocket
Related to 1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 467
Jack Merlin Deck Switch in the pocket, while getting a handkerchief
Variations 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Laurie Ireland Producing Selected Card at Any Number and At The Same Time Cold Packing any card is produced from pocket at named (small) number from shuffled deck, switch for memorized deck
Related toVariations 1931 Ireland Writes a Book 19
Theodore Annemann The Tune Detective card found by dealing to selected song lyric / beat
Related toAlso published here 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 31
Al Baker Gee!! Deck vanish
Variations 1935 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Second Book) 103
Theodore Annemann A Card to be Thought About three way out, OOSOOM type
Related to 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 11) 55
Unknown The Key Card Principle - An Example of Presentation
Variations 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 9
Unknown Method of Changing Packs selection produced at named number from pocketed deck
Variations 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 15
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929, Max Holden's column, description without method)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown The Wrapped Pack with knife, svengali deck
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249
Edward Victor A New "Glide" outjogged
Variations 1937 Magic of the Hands 6
Henry Christ Dead Man's Hand selection found and dead man's hand dealt to someone, incorporating audible shot for shock effect
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 33) 209
Frank Travers Gambler at Large! stack for demo with several games (Poker, Blackjack, Bridge)
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 39) 257
Capt. J.E. Stone Switching the Pack: I. Using Well in Table
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 206
Capt. J.E. Stone III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 207
Sam Leo Horowitz A Psychological Discovery two-pile-stop trick with Eight/Nine alternating set-up
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 549
Jean Hugard Robert-Houdin Problem letter by Hugard about a burnt paper restored in nest of envelopes, posed as problem
Related to 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 339
Unknown The Seventh Son spectator finds three mates
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 389
Frederick Braue The Pop-Up Card
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 285
Unknown The Fadeaway Card Change
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 81
Theodore Annemann The Whistle two cards reverse with fun presentation
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Unknown The Bottom Palm Simplified with general comments
Related to 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 7
Dai Vernon "Topping The Deck"
Related toVariations 1941/49 Select Secrets 7
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
Clayton Rawson The Mental Broadcast wax
Variations 1945 My Best 108
John Scarne Triple Coincidence two decks, three cards exchanged
Variations 1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 15
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Invisible Pass
VariationsAlso published here 1946 The Invisible Pass 11
Edward Marlo Aces over Kings Aces and Kings, third quartet comes in, should be named "Aces, Kings & Tens"
Related toVariations 1947 Marlo In Spades 52
Unknown Kangaroo Card jumpes out of hat
Related to 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 159
Unknown Thought Stealer progressive set up
Variations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 23
Unknown The Lie Detector
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 110
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Jay Marshall, Phil Upton on "ghoti", Tom Osborne
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 162) 653
Paul LePaul The Substitution Envelope Mystery selection changes places with a card in an envelope
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 143
Paul LePaul Cards in a Sealed Envelope
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 214
Paul LePaul A Flourish And A Pass deck spreads itself between hands
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 35
Paul LePaul An Automatic Jog-Control
Related toVariations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 101
Dai Vernon The All Backs
Related toVariations 1950 Expert Card Technique 459
Dai Vernon Multiple Card Control Hindu Shuffle and crimp/locator
Related toVariations 1950 Expert Card Technique 453
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes
Related to 1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 391
Bill Simon Double Rise two cards placed on the table, half of the deck put on each, both rise to the top
Variations 1952 Effective Card Magic 139
Eddie Fields, Glenn Harrison Miracle Coins to the Pocket coins to glass in jacket pocket, tube from breast to coat pocket, in the book credited to Glenn Harrison, see Giobbi for credit detail
Related to 1952 Modern Coin Magic 168
Edward Marlo Visual Transposition
Variations 1953 The Cardician 121
Bruce Elliott, Dai Vernon The Ambitious Card! last phase in spectator's hands (Vernon)
Related to 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 160
Dai Vernon Climax for a Dice Routine two in the hand one in the pocket start, ending with jumbo and miniature die
Related to 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 183
Dai Vernon Repeat "Do as I do" Spectator and Magician exchange cards from different colored decks which match. Sets up again.
Variations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 17
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction key card
Related to 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 7
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Colour Changing Pack
Variations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 25
Unknown The Movie Second unorthodox
Related toVariations 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 54
Dai Vernon, Paul Rosini Staring him in the face the classic "knock out of the hand"
Variations 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 33
Edward Marlo The Bottom Palm delayed, first angle jogged and held with only right hand
Related to 1961 Card to Wallet 12
Cliff Green The Double Lift two methods, end for end turnover, thumb pushes behind first finger
Related to 1961 Professional Card Magic 16
Charlie Miller The Jest of the Joker or "The Joker Is A Diakka", joker placed aside, ace with three x cards on table, other aces vanish, pile becomes four jokers, joker becomes ace, then pile becomes aces again
Variations 1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 18
Charlie Miller The Torn Card seated, direct
Related toVariations 1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 22
Harry Lorayne The Moving Pencil card signed on back, psychological face up spread force
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 158
Edward Marlo Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro Ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last Ace found at named number
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 44
Larry Jennings Monarch's Quartette
Variations 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 83
Dai Vernon Key Card Placement running cut
Related to 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 159
Dai Vernon Cold Deck Cut
Variations 1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 168
Al Koran Princess Card Trick...Plus deck shuffled after selections, deck switch
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 71
Al Koran Double Thought spectator finds performer's card and the other way around, marked deck
Related toVariations 1967 Al Koran's Professional Presentations 89
Frank Thompson, Alton Sharpe Undercover Surprise deck changes into lemon underneath silk, card is in it
Variations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 64
Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
VariationsAlso published here 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 79
Roy Walton Oil and Queens transformation kicker
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 15
G. W. Hunter, Dai Vernon The G. W. Hunter False Shuffle
Related to 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 14
Dai Vernon, Eugene L. Bulson Brief and Random Notes "made by Dr. Eugene L. Bulson at a Dai Vernon Lecture in Chicago on December 1, 1946"
Related to 1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 39
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles Hudson
Inspired byRelated toVariations July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Peter Kane Jazz Aces
VariationsAlso published here 1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 8
Roy Walton Travellers in Time red and black cards are separated, each half mixed face-up into face-down and top card placed into center, time machine plot, cards again on top, all cards face-down and mixed
VariationsAlso published here 1971 Cardboard Charades 22
Sam Schwartz Working Against Time egg timer with miniature card on bottom used, card under egg timer change into selection with "the card under the timer" line
Related to 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Jim Surprise Surprise Collectors
Related toVariations 1972 Card Cavalcade 21
Mack Picknick Picnick's Aces aces to top
Variations 1972 Card Cavalcade 89
Al Leech, Frank Garcia Ace Faroleros lost and found Aces, change to Kings, Aces found again
Inspired byVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 59
Unknown Switching a Deck - Three Methods three methods, all use the lap
Related to 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 99
Frank Garcia, Roger Smith O'Henry (Slow Motion) Four Aces
Inspired byVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 199
Karl Fulves Negative Stock Shuffle changing the number of players of a stacked set, posed as a problem
Related to 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part One 21
Lin Searles Aces Up
Variations Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 670
Paul Harris The Phantom transpo of chosen card in one packet with unknown phantom card
Variations 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 23
Eddie Fields Dropsy Diddle Spectator locates selection by dropping coin on card in a spread, involves a gag with the card printed on the coin and a final card transformation
Related to 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 65
Jon Racherbaumer Hand-Out Wild Card sticker on blank card multiplies
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 43
Darwin Ortiz, Marvin Johnson Magician's Sleeper Aces Hitchcock Aces
Variations 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 80
Martin A. Nash In The Nick Of Time touching only before the selection is made, see p. 447 for additional crediting
Related to 1977 Any Second Now 218
Martin A. Nash The Impossible Spread Extraction see p. 446 for additional crediting
Variations 1977 Any Second Now 179
Unknown Diveswitch in pocket
Related to 1977 The Red Book of Mentalism 17
Paul Harris Cardician's Blendo Four and Six melt together to a Ten spot
VariationsAlso published here 1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 136
Edward Marlo, Frank Pemper Joker Switch jokers forgotten on table
Related toVariations 1978 Arch Triumphs 44
Scott Weiser, Darwin Ortiz, Les Shore Cutting Remarks coin cut, then spectator chooses any card and this one is predicted on back of coin
Related to 1979 CardMagic 125
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cards
Inspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related to
1979 The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 7
Philip T. Goldstein Matswitch under cover of close up mat in context of routine in which card travels to under mat
Related to Jan. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 292
Unknown Unusual Piece of Business side faro shuffle to maintain selection on top
Variations 1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 21
Stephen Tucker QuadraQueen 3 matching the cards with Travelers finale, using a coin
Variations 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Jon Racherbaumer The Disassembling Jokers
Related toVariations 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 39
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Cannibals French Style transformation climax
Variations 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 47
Derek Dingle Standup Sleightless Deck Switch
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
Derek Dingle Side-Cut Faro
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 134
Robert Gardner A Subtle Deck Switch Trojan Deck Switch
Related to Feb. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 593
Bobby Bernard Just a Thought on the "Charlie Chaplin Shuffle" How Bobby uses a false shuffle done by Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush, same thinking as Ron "Ravelli" Wohl
Related to 1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 84
Roberto Giobbi Das Bubenquartett selection put between four kings on table, cards change into four aces and kings are found face up in the deck, with selection reversed in center
1982 Card News '82 55
Juan Tamariz Video Magic thoughts on using a camera to practice
Related to 1982 Magia Potagia — Volume II 59
Edward Marlo The Real, Honest-To-God Bluff Cut cards end up on Bottom, one-cut double cut
Related to 1983 Marlo without Tears 129
Frank Garcia Reversible Mix Up wrong card is put reversed in deck and changes into selection (via Tilt, application originally by Ed Marlo?)
Variations 1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 29
Larry Jennings, Roy Walton Morlock's Revenge red-black shuffle, Triumph, single ambitious phase, time-travel presentation
Inspired byVariations 1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 56
Walt Lees Editorial on Ian Land, Barrie Richardson, Roberto Giobbi
1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 11) 1131
Thomas Alan Waters Hexchange inside pocket
Related to 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Psychl) 501
John Carney Straightforward Card in Balloon impromptu, balloon bursts in contact with hot match
Variations 1983 Carney Knowledge 30
Roberto Giobbi, Theodore Annemann A Card to be Thought About one of three thought of
Inspired by 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1152
Roberto Giobbi Blushing Jumper spectator's signed card travels to wallet and had different back color
1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1159
Roberto Giobbi, Trevor Lewis, Kurt Freitag The Trevor Lewis Card To Wallet
Related to 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1179
Karl Fulves The Omega Bet No. 73, card pushed face-up in center and deck dealt in pairs, pair with face-up card matches or not, multiple phases
Related toVariations 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 107
Peter Duffie Signus X II no duplicate of selection, but two Jokers
Inspired byVariations 1984 Close-Up to the Point 9
Roberto Giobbi The Blindfold Stop Trick performer shouts stop, corner short
Inspired by 1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 4
Roberto Giobbi Spread Key Card Placement
1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 5
Roberto Giobbi The Bluff Switch best for four-of-a-kind
1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 6
Roberto Giobbi Deck to Envelope and Wallet only selection remains in case
1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 10
Roberto Giobbi Everywhere and Nowhere two duplicates
1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 12
Rainer Teschner, Roberto Giobbi The Riffle Force "A Study in the Execution of a Classic Sleight"
1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 20
Roberto Giobbi Step Jog to Break Handling deck set on table with step
1984 The Cardmanship of Roberto Giobbi 20
Roberto Giobbi The Joker Folds Up
Also published here 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1203
Roberto Giobbi, Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Deck
Related toAlso published here 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1219
Roberto Giobbi For Susan with four jokers
Inspired by 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1243
Roberto Giobbi, Shiv Duggal 1, 2, 3 and 4 Queens a card is selected, three cards produced (Ace, Two, Three) and of them is chosen, the card reverses and changes into the selection, as a kicker the other three mates of the selection are produced
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1248
Roberto Giobbi, Martin A. Nash Three Card Production
Related to 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1249
Randy Tanner The Rubber Band Deck Switch accidentally breaking rubber band
Related to 1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 76
Unknown The Spellbinder two cards located in small packet after anti-faros and down-under deal
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 24
Larry Jennings Wallet Deck Switch DECK travels to wallet except selection
Related to 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 179
Dai Vernon The Fingerprint Card Trick
Related toVariations 1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 136
Roberto Giobbi An In-Depth Study on the Bluff Pass
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 11&12) 11
Roberto Giobbi Preface
1987 Repeat Thread Gimmick 3
Roberto Giobbi Der Sherlock Holmes Trick cross between Fingerprint Card Trick, Biddle Trick and Devilish Miracle, one selection, five cards removed, selection vanishes and reappears, then vanishes and reappears reversed in deck
Inspired by 1987 CardPerfect 16
Roberto Giobbi Blendo
Inspired byAlso published here 1987 CardPerfect 46
Roberto Giobbi Stop! psychological
Also published here 1987 CardPerfect 62
Roberto Giobbi Die Zeitmaschine red-black shuffle, Triumph, single ambitious phase, time-travel presentation
Inspired byAlso published here 1987 Card Stories 16
Roberto Giobbi Vorwort
1987 Card Stories 3
Roberto Giobbi Vorwort
1987 Nepomuk 3
Roberto Giobbi Just a word... on the presentation of the sponge routine
1987 2 Stand-up Routines 15
Roberto Giobbi Nepomuk name of chosen card appears on slate, flap with card back on one side
1987 Nepomuk 5
Roberto Giobbi Criss-Cross Force
1987 Nepomuk 9
Roberto Giobbi Ein abgekartetes ... Risiko matching the cards with Travelers finale, stand-up presentation with glasses
Inspired by 1987 Card Stories 4
Roberto Giobbi Scheinabheben bluff cut
Related toAlso published here 1987 Card Stories 24
Roberto Giobbi Empfohlene Lektüre recommended reading list on different topics
  • Biographien, Interviews
  • Rhetorik
  • Schauspielkunst
  • Psychologie
  • Beeinflussung
  • Gedächtnis
  • Kommunikation
  • Körpersprache
  • Urteilsbildung
  • Wahrnehmung
1987 Card Stories 28
Roberto Giobbi Danksagung acknowledgements
1987 CardPerfect iv
Roberto Giobbi Einleitung
1987 CardPerfect vii
Roberto Giobbi Der Psychotest spectator cuts deck into four piles, the top four cards match four prediction cards
Also published here 1987 CardPerfect 9
Roberto Giobbi Joker Power
Also published here 1987 CardPerfect 29
Roberto Giobbi Öl und wASSEr oil & Queens handling, bottle with oil and water for presentation
Inspired by 1987 CardPerfect 37
Unknown Bluff Pass
Also published here 1987 CardPerfect 52
Roberto Giobbi Karte unter Trinkglas
1987 CardPerfect 74
Roberto Giobbi Deck External and Deck Internal Effects differentiation
1987 CardPerfect 74
Roberto Giobbi Suspens-Asse
Inspired by 1987 CardPerfect 82
Roberto Giobbi The Sponge and Bowl Routine multiple phases with final load, purse frame and bowl
1987 2 Stand-up Routines 3
Roberto Giobbi The Houdini Rope Trick loop gimmick
1987 2 Stand-up Routines 17
Roberto Giobbi Talazac Switch
1987 CardPerfect 93
Roberto Giobbi SuperLative Lover kiss appears on face of selection, its back becomes red
Inspired by
  • "Latin Lover Opener" (Tony Binarelli, Playmagic, 1976)
Also published here
1987 CardPerfect 99
Roberto Giobbi Hindu Shuffle Force Handling
1987 CardPerfect 100
Roberto Giobbi Die Rückwanderung der Joker
Inspired byAlso published here 1987 CardPerfect 106
Roberto Giobbi Die Kannibalenkarten Kings change into Twos as finale
Also published here 1987 CardPerfect 115
Roberto Giobbi Die Risikovoraussage two cards chosen from two decks and exchanged match, the card is predicted as well
1987 CardPerfect 126
Roberto Giobbi Die seltsame Schleife
Also published here 1987 CardPerfect 135
Roberto Giobbi Nachwort
1987 CardPerfect 149
Roberto Giobbi Publikationen von Roberto Giobbi list with Giobbi in print
1987 CardPerfect 150
Roberto Giobbi Dankwort acknowledgement
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 4
Roberto Giobbi Vorwort
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 7
Roberto Giobbi Die Routine comments on the whole routine in this booklet
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 9
Roberto Giobbi Ouvertüre für vier Damen four Queens cut to one by one
Inspired by
  • "The Flash Ace Opener" (Frank Thompson, The Cold Deck, 1976)
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 10
Roberto Giobbi Die Verwandlungskünstlerinnen Queens change one by one into Aces
Also published here 1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 17
Roberto Giobbi, Father Cyprian Quick Change Handling
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 18
Roberto Giobbi Side Steal Transfer bottom to top
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 19
Roberto Giobbi Double Paintbrush Change two cards change
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 23
Roberto Giobbi Biddle to Pinch Grip
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 25
Roberto Giobbi, Frederick Braue Braue Addition Handling
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 24
Roberto Giobbi Die Ärmelwanderung der Asse travelers with last card to wallet
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 30
Roberto Giobbi Fake Square Up
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 36
Roberto Giobbi Palming Multiple Cards from the Top
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 43
Roberto Giobbi Nachwort
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 46
Roberto Giobbi, John F. Mendoza Throwing the Switch Handling
1987 CardPerfect 83
Darwin Ortiz Hitchcock Aces
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 86
Laurie Ireland, Darwin Ortiz Red/Black Shuffle with break
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 53
Jeff Busby (reviewer) A Gambler's Dream by Roberto Giobbi 1988 Epoptica (Issue 11) 529
Jeff Busby (reviewer) 2 Stand-up Routines by Roberto Giobbi 1988 Epoptica (Issue 11) 529
Roberto Giobbi A Stand-Up Deck Switch
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 1) 12
Roberto Giobbi Card Through Handkerchief with deck switch
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 1) 12
Roberto Giobbi Considerations on the Management and Handling of the Key Card
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 6
Roberto Giobbi Types of Key Cards
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 7
Roberto Giobbi Hindu Shuffle Placement
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 7
Roberto Giobbi Jog to Break obtaining a break below a jog
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 8
Roberto Giobbi The Dribble Key Card Replacement
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 9
Roberto Giobbi A Stooge against his will
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 7&8 Arcane) 11
Bruce Cervon The Novrec Turnover packet secretly turned over during all-around square up
  • The All Around Square Up
  • The Novrec Turnover
Related toVariations 1989 The Black & White Trick 47
Steve Beam Behind the Back Deck Switch
  • invisible deck presentation
Related toAlso published here 1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 32) 564
Alex Elmsley Two Pocket Deck Switches intro
Related to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 143
Alex Elmsley Invisible Card in Cigarette named card in borrowed cigarette, cigarette index
Related to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 274
Alex Elmsley Weight with small packet, marked key card
Related to 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 366
John Carney Sponge Ball Production visual
Related to 1991 Carneycopia 4
Edward Marlo The Unwritten Prediction spectator turns over two cards, they are the only red-backed
Variations 1991 The Olram File (Issue 5) 8
Alex Elmsley The Empty-handed Pack Switch
Related toVariations 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 145
John Luka Airborne Again deck to pocket climax
Inspired byVariations 1992 Card Finesse II 261
Roberto Giobbi Arturo de Ascanio: Ein Porträt translation
Also published here
  • "Magie" 1972.
1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 147
Steve Draun The Practical Deck Switch pocket
Related toAlso published here 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 85
Roberto Giobbi Das geheimnisvolle Kuvert selection changes places with a card in an envelope
Inspired by 1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 2
Roberto Giobbi Side Shuffle Control
Inspired by 1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 2
Roberto Giobbi Wild Business nine double blank cards, business sticker put on one multiplies
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 5
Roberto Giobbi Die Wette
Also published here 1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 10
Roberto Giobbi Ouvertüre für ein Becherspiel opening sequence in which balls appear
1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 14
Roberto Giobbi Karte in Brieftasche
Related toAlso published here 1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 16
Roberto Giobbi, Paul LePaul Der präparierte Kuvertsatz nach Le Paul
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 18
Roberto Giobbi Einleitende Bemerkungen
1993 Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 1
John Scarne Remote Control card travels to a spectator at back of room, bogus signature
  • Footnote to History (giving real method for "Western Union Trick")
Related to 1994 Rigmarole (Issue 9) 106
Rainer Teschner, Roberto Giobbi Riffle Force Handling
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 224
Roberto Giobbi The Art of Performing Magic with Cards
  • A Personal Note
  • How to Get the Most from this Book
  • The Best Way to Learn from this Book
  • A Comment on the Illustrations
  • On the Terminology
  • Thinking Beyond What is Immediately Required
  • Art and Expression in the Handling of Cards
  • How Much Theory is Necessary?
  • The Path of the Master
1995 Card College — Volume 1 1
Roberto Giobbi A Brief History of Playing Cards
1995 Card College — Volume 1 5
Roberto Giobbi Instruments and Tools The Hands
  • Hand Care
The Playing Cards
  • Card Decks
  • Card Size
  • The Finish
  • Face and Back Designs
  • The Card Case
  • Treating the Cards
  • General Remarks
The Close-up Pad
  • Pad Size
  • Material
  • Color
1995 Card College — Volume 1 8
Roberto Giobbi Fundamental Techniques introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 13
Roberto Giobbi The Break introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 28
Roberto Giobbi Overhand Shuffle Techniques, Part 1 introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 37
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi, Arthur Finley Thought Stealer spectator spells name of his thought of card, progressive set-up
Inspired by 1995 Card College — Volume 1 49
Roberto Giobbi False Cut Techniques, Part 1 introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 55
Roberto Giobbi Card Controls Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 65
Ken Krenzel, Roberto Giobbi The One-card Middle Pass
1995 Card College — Volume 1 77
Roberto Giobbi Force Techniques, Part 1 Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 83
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi The Double Cut
Variations 1995 Card College — Volume 1 95
John Scarne, Roberto Giobbi Triple Coincidence spectator and magician exchange three cards from two decks - they match
Inspired by 1995 Card College — Volume 1 99
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi Seventh Son of a Seventh Son spectator finds three mates
Inspired by 1995 Card College — Volume 1 101
Roberto Giobbi Riffle Shuffle Techniques Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 103
Persi Diaconis, Roberto Giobbi, Harry Lorayne The Red-Black Location free chosen card is found in a flash
Inspired by
  • Persi Diaconis trick from foreword of "Revelations"
1995 Card College — Volume 1 113
Roberto Giobbi The Glide Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 119
Edward Marlo, Roberto Giobbi The Acrobat Family variation of Marlo's Elevator Cards
1995 Card College — Volume 1 123
Roberto Giobbi The Double Lift, Part 1 Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 127
Roberto Giobbi The Key Card introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 135
Roberto Giobbi Hindu Shuffle Technique Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 154
Roberto Giobbi Flourishes, Part 1 Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 167
Roberto Giobbi Spread Cull Techniques Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 186
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Roberto Giobbi, Fred Robinson The Under-the-Spread Force
1995 Card College — Volume 1 189
Edward Marlo, Roberto Giobbi The Magic Phone Number spectator touches four cards and finds the four Queens next to them
1995 Card College — Volume 1 191
Roberto Giobbi Useful Auxiliary Sleights Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 196
Roberto Giobbi Force Techniques, Part 2 Introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 216
Rainer Teschner, Roberto Giobbi The Riffle Force
1995 Card College — Volume 1 224
Theodore Annemann, Roberto Giobbi, Kenneth Chamberlain Headliner! image of chosen card appears printed in newspaper
1995 Card College — Volume 1 228
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Roberto Giobbi The Top Change
1995 Card College — Volume 1 233
Unknown, Roberto Giobbi Top Change Covers five different natural situations
1995 Card College — Volume 1 236
Larry Jennings, Roberto Giobbi Metamorphosis spectator finds three matching values for a "prediction card"
Inspired by 1995 Card College — Volume 1 239
Jack Merlin, Roberto Giobbi The Jinx Change
1995 Card College — Volume 1 240
Roberto Giobbi The Lucky Coin spectator locates a chosen card with a coin, selection is predicted on back of coin
Related toVariations 1995 Card College — Volume 1 241
Roberto Giobbi Outs for the classic force
Direct Methods:
  • The "Whoops!" Method
  • A Direct Exchange of the X-Card for the Two of Spades
Indirect Methods:
  • The Crisscross Force
Another Trick
Final Observations
1995 Card College — Volume 1 222
Roberto Giobbi Introduction to Volume 1
1995 Card College — Volume 1 xiii
Roberto Giobbi Thanks
1995 Card College — Volume 1 iv
Roberto Giobbi Peek Check Points selling peeked card as thought-of card
1995 Card College — Volume 1 74
Roberto Giobbi Dedication
1995 Card College — Volume 1 x
Roberto Giobbi Transfer Cuts introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 93
Roberto Giobbi The Top Change introduction
1995 Card College — Volume 1 231
Roberto Giobbi The Top Change as an Out for the Classic Force
1995 Card College — Volume 1 238
Jerry K. Hartman, Roberto Giobbi The Popover Move
1996 Card College — Volume 2 268
Roberto Giobbi Palming introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 269
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Palming Multiple Cards from the Top
1996 Card College — Volume 2 276
Various, Roberto Giobbi Concealing Palmed Cards in the Hand a good collection of natural covers
1996 Card College — Volume 2 277
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Roberto Giobbi The Cards of Capistrano Cards across (three cards + five cards)
1996 Card College — Volume 2 292
Roberto Giobbi The Pass Introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 295
Roberto Giobbi False Display Count Introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 309
Philip T. Goldstein, Alfonso, Roberto Giobbi The Royal Acrobats Twisting the Kings, who then trap a selected card
Related toVariations 1996 Card College — Volume 2 324
Roberto Giobbi The Double Lift, Part 2 Introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 330
Roberto Giobbi The Crimp introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 345
Roberto Giobbi The Glimpse introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 353
Roberto Giobbi The Reverse introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 365
Theodore Annemann, Roberto Giobbi The Whistle
Related to 1996 Card College — Volume 2 374
Frank Garcia, Roberto Giobbi Reversible Mix-up
Inspired by 1996 Card College — Volume 2 376
Roberto Giobbi False Cut Techniques, Part 2 introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 379
Tommy Wonder The Two-Pocket Deck Switch
Related toVariations 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 152
Stephen Hobbs (reviewer) Card College - Volume 2 by Roberto Giobbi 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 84
Roberto Giobbi Outs for Disasters and Disturbances
  • Disasters
  • Disturbances from the Audience
  • Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
1996 Card College — Volume 2 461
Roberto Giobbi Technique, Handling and Management
  • Technique
  • The Handling
  • Management
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Recommended Reading
1996 Card College — Volume 2 446
Roberto Giobbi Construction
  • The Construction of a Trick
  • The Construction of a Routine
  • The Construction of the Program
  • In Conclusion
  • Recommended Reading
1996 Card College — Volume 2 426
Roberto Giobbi Some Thoughts on Theoretical Subjects
1996 Card College — Volume 2 408
Roberto Giobbi Overhand Shuffle Techniques, Part 2 introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 251
Roberto Giobbi Thanks!
1996 Card College — Volume 2 xviii
Roberto Giobbi Introduction to Volume 2
1996 Card College — Volume 2 xxiii
Roberto Giobbi, Arturo de Ascanio Theoretical Considerations
1996 Card College — Volume 2 271
Roberto Giobbi Flourishes, Part 2
1996 Card College — Volume 2 393
Roberto Giobbi Presentation
  • The Role of Presentation
  • The Role of the Performer
  • Style
  • Theme
  • The Script
  • The Audience
  • Humor, Comedy and the Joke
  • Diverse Presentational Strategies
  • Presentation and Construction
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Recommended Reading
1996 Card College — Volume 2 409
Roberto Giobbi Directing Attention
  • The Means of Perception
  • The Physical Direction of Attention
  • Mental Direction of Attention
  • Reading Your Spectators
  • Summary
  • Recommended Reading
1996 Card College — Volume 2 434
Roberto Giobbi Timing
  • Timing and Duration
  • Timing and Rhythm
  • Timing and the Moment
  • Timing and Coordination
  • Timing and Simultaneity
  • Summary
  • Recommended Reading
1996 Card College — Volume 2 456
Roberto Giobbi The Study of Card Conjuring
  • Choosing, Sifting and Collecting Material
  • Studying a Card Trick
  • General Remarks
  • Accessories
  • Training Techniques
  • Concluding Remarks
  • Recommended Reading
Related to 1996 Card College — Volume 2 476
Roberto Giobbi Bibliographic Notes
1996 Card College — Volume 2 487
Roberto Giobbi Roberto Giobbi on the Le Paul Envelope Set
Also published here 1996 The Las Vegas Lecture Notes 9
Roberto Giobbi The Card in the Wallet
Also published here 1996 The Las Vegas Lecture Notes 6
Roberto Giobbi Wild Business nine double blank cards, business sticker put on one multiplies
Also published here 1996 The Las Vegas Lecture Notes 2
Karl Fulves Mirrors Never Lie card vanishes from packet but remains visible in mirror, card with mirror surface
Related to 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 63
Roberto Giobbi, Roger Klause, Alex Elmsley Counting Cards while spreading them between the Hands double pushover technique
1998 Card College — Volume 3 510
Edward Marlo, Roberto Giobbi The Bluff Cut similar to bluff pass
Related toAlso published here 1998 Card College — Volume 3 514
Dick Ferguson, George G. Kaplan, Roberto Giobbi The Invisible Card selected card vanishes from five card packet and reappeares reversed in the deck
Inspired by
  • Hugard's Magic Monthly, Dick Ferguson aka. Richard Bruce, Sept. 1951, p. 835
  • The Lie Detector (Unknown, 1948)
1998 Card College — Volume 3 523
Lin Searles, Roberto Giobbi The Four Seasons quick ace assembly with poetic pattern
Inspired by 1998 Card College — Volume 3 525
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Injog and Step after the Cut
1998 Card College — Volume 3 542
Martin A. Nash, Roberto Giobbi The Master Grip a peeked card is plucked from a turning ribbon spread
Inspired by 1998 Card College — Volume 3 544
Frederick Montague, Fred Kaps, Tommy Tucker, Paul LePaul, Roberto Giobbi The Bluff Pass
Also published here 1998 Card College — Volume 3 555
Larry Jennings, Roberto Giobbi A Sure Bet magician finds wrong card which then changes into spectator's choice
Also published here 1998 Card College — Volume 3 565
Roberto Giobbi The Palindrome Cards a five-card row magically reverses its order several times
Variations 1998 Card College — Volume 3