Written by Edward Marlo

1984
Work of Edward Marlo

348 pages (Spiralbound), published by unknown publisher
Illustrated with drawings by Bob Nelson.
Language: English

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Edward Marlo Olram's Hidden Count five as four, one hidden and not displaced
Also published here
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley The OPEC Count Out of Position Elmsley Count, tip
Edward Marlo Triple Reverse using technique from reference
Related to
Edward Marlo Transposition Card To Wallet Tip usage of stranger card
Related to
Edward Marlo, Jay Ose Tabled False Cut end of foreword, based on Ose's Cut
Edward Marlo Further Adventures of Punch dealing almost any Full House called for, all cards punched, method how to punch
1
Edward Marlo Punch Strike Deal three different positions
2
Edward Marlo Punch Pushoff Deal fourth and fifth position
7
Edward Marlo The Scratch Deal scratch-marked instead of punched cards
9
Edward Marlo Scratch Marked Deck scratch that can be felt, one mark for two values
9
Edward Marlo The Sight Marked Deck one mark for two values
10
Edward Marlo Scratched Deck as a Reader card counting application
12
Edward Marlo One Way Scratch Deck dealing any full house with a one way deck
12
Edward Marlo Combination Advantages combining scratch deal with bottom deal to deal full houses
13
Edward Marlo Combination One-Way Punch and Scratch both punch and scratch indicate one-way feature, full house deal
14
Edward Marlo Punchless Deal several methods to achieve full house deal with borrowed deck
14
Edward Marlo Pseudo Memory ungaffed punchdeal, cards injogged instead of punched
14
Edward Marlo Indeterminated Poker Deal four of a kind deal, second deal and 4 injogged cards
17
Edward Marlo Indeterminate Pseudo Stack estimation one riffle shuffle stack with second deal and injogged cards
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Edward Marlo Pseudo Ten Hand Poker Stack estimation one riffle shuffle stack with second deal and injogged cards
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Edward Marlo Best Punchless Deal - So Far mirror/shiner
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Edward Marlo Added Tips for Punch Deal
21
Edward Marlo Any Number 3 To 10 spectator chooses number of players, you get winning hand, scratch mark
21
Edward Marlo Any Sucker Hand Called For eight hand deal, dealer aces, any other kings
23
Edward Marlo The Stripper Deal punch deal with stripper deck and fine strip out condition
23
Edward Marlo The Sting punch deal with natural edge marks, Bee deck
24
Edward Marlo 3 Positions for 2nd Deal punch deal context
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Edward Marlo Modified Mechanic's Grip for punch deal
26
Edward Marlo On The 2 Card Pushoff 2nd Deal
26
Edward Marlo More Punchless Approaches two methods using crimps
27
Edward Marlo, Art Altman Tips: 1. using Altman's false shuffle (page 63) as red black separation technique
30
Edward Marlo Punch Tip certain different positions for punches
30
Jon Racherbaumer On Karl Fulves's Shuffle Off seventeen page long Zarrow/Shank credit fight essay
Inspired by 31
Jon Racherbaumer on Harry Green encounter with Marlo
39
Edward Marlo No-Angle Center Transfer
46
Edward Marlo Marlo's Fine Stripout Shuffle
48
Edward Marlo Marlo's Control alternative to Steven's Cull
VariationsAlso published here 49
Edward Marlo Percentage Full House riffle culling a full house
50
Edward Marlo Tabled Pop Up Lift two methods
53
Edward Marlo Refined Simplex Stripout Shuffle
Related to 54
Edward Marlo What! Another Triumph no selection
56
Edward Marlo Two-Shuffle Stripout Sequence with Block Transfer
56
Edward Marlo, Bernard Bilis I Missed impromptu version of Bilis' "Calculated Triumph", packet cut off, Triumph with rest, selection between two face up cards whose values add up to number of cut off cards
57
Edward Marlo Full Deck Oil and Water red black separated deck is faro shuffled and separation preserved
61
Edward Marlo Overhand Shuffle Finesse shuffling bottom card(s) to top without the usual single card run, break
62
Edward Marlo Buckling in Overhand Position
62
Art Altman Art Altman's False Shuffle strip out, see also pages 30, 99
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Art Altman Art Altman's Multiple Shuffle Shift overhand shuffle
65
Edward Marlo Marlo's Variation of Altman's Multiple Shuffle Shift
66
Unknown Riffle Convincer card(s) injogged, open look
67
Edward Marlo One Shuffle Eddie aces face up in different parts
67
Edward Marlo Eddie Still Shuffles Once aces in different parts, suits separated
69
Edward Marlo A Subtle Tip delaying the strip out
70
Edward Marlo Simplex Topsy-Turvy Aces
70
Edward Marlo Easy Tabled Shift
72
Edward Marlo Riffle Shuffle Stacks stacking aces for seven hands after spectator dealt two to four hands, scoop up procedure and riffle shuffle stack
73
Edward Marlo One Riffle Ten Hand Stack
76
Edward Marlo Kings and Aces Aces to tenth player, Kings to ninth player
78
Edward Marlo Placement Cull as stacking procedure for ten-hand stack
78
Edward Marlo Added Method for 10 Hand Poker Deal
80
Edward Marlo On These Subjects procedure for locating nicked, scratched, edge marked cards while riffle shuffling
81
Edward Marlo Handling Bellied Strippers riffle culling "inverse" belly stripped cards
82
Edward Marlo Kings to Aces four kings are riffle culled that turn out to be aces, "inverse" belly strippers
83
Edward Marlo Sophisticated Suggestion aces to one hand, kings to other hand, "inverse" belly strippers
84
Edward Marlo Key Card Subtlety narrow or bellied card and tabled riffle shuffle after placement
85
Edward Marlo Triple Power Poker bottom deal, overhand and riffle stacking demo
86
Edward Marlo Story Book Poker Deal Ace cutting, repeat six hand stacking, all have quartets as climax, "inverse" belly stripper
88
Edward Marlo Bonus 10 Hand Stack one shuffle, "inverse" belly strippers, aces and kings
90
Edward Marlo Efficient 5 Hand Stack "inverse" belly strippers, aces and kings
91
Edward Marlo Finally making belly strippers
91
Edward Marlo Slick Sorcery several applications (8 pages) of slick cards like ace cutting, stacking, including silicone method of preparation
Related to 92
Edward Marlo First Routine spectator shuffles between each Aces, then magician a bit too, slick cards
93
Edward Marlo Second Routine spectator shuffles, slick Aces
94
Edward Marlo Third Routine slick Aces, any Ace called for
94
Edward Marlo Fourth Routine slick Aces, one-handed, not recommended by Marlo...
95
Edward Marlo First, Second, Third Method controlling slick aces to bottom via riffle shuffles
95
Edward Marlo Bottom Riffle Stack using slick aces
97
Edward Marlo Fifth Routine riffle cull and bottom deal with slick aces (reduces friction)
98
Edward Marlo Overhand Cull and Stack using slick aces
98
Edward Marlo Tilt Tip front tilt handling
99
Art Altman, Edward Marlo Art Altman's False Shuffle shuffle on table, strip out in hand, see page 63
99
Edward Marlo Multiple Convincing Control tip for "Convincing Control Reverse" from Vol. 3
99
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Tip using short cards
99
Jon Racherbaumer On The Spread Cull nine page long credit fight on the Convincing Control
100
Edward Marlo New Approach Convincing Controls six methods, see also pages 257 & 268
109
Edward Marlo Convincing Control Bottom Palm see steps 8 and 9
110
Edward Marlo Convincing Control Reverse see step 10
111
Edward Marlo Second Method
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Edward Marlo Third Method - Cards to Pocket and Wallet three selection, two to pocket, one to wallet
114
Edward Marlo, Harry Lorayne Convincing Control to Bottom or Tenkai Palm starting at step 7, for Lorayne-credit see Apocalypse, page 1092
Related to 118
Edward Marlo The Marlo Cull see also tip on page 268
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Edward Marlo Multiple Convincing Control also into palm
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Edward Marlo 3 Cards To 3 Pockets steps 11 and 12
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Edward Marlo Incomplete Convincing Control as a center palm
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Edward Marlo Faked Convincing Control cards apparently in different parts of fan
127
Edward Marlo Instant Collection cards apparently put in different parts of fan
Related to 129
Edward Marlo Easy on the Tears
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Edward Marlo Variation on the Original variation on original handling
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Edward Marlo Another Multiple Convincing Control
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Edward Marlo Unlimited Convincing Control suitable for a lot of cards
133
Edward Marlo Center Deal Tip slick cards, no break or step
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Edward Marlo New Palms two techniques, see also page 159
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Edward Marlo New Palms - Second Technique
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Edward Marlo As a Rear Clip Palm bottom, left hand
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Edward Marlo Application to an Effect "Sleeve Aces" - handling
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Edward Marlo Marlo's Bottom Palm
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Edward Marlo Turn and Palm as deck is tabled and cut
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Edward Marlo First Effect two cards travel from packet to packet, repeat
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Edward Marlo Second Effect two cards to pocket with visible vanish from face of deck
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Edward Marlo Third Effect ace to four to pocket
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Edward Marlo Multiple Tabled Palm
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Edward Marlo Replacement Side Steal
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Edward Marlo Riffle Shuffle and Palm
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Edward Marlo Side Squaring Bottom Palm for one card, see also page 156 for handling from center
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Edward Marlo New Palms Replacements two methods
Variations 147
Edward Marlo Single Cut Palm - Covered
Related to 149
Edward Marlo Thumb Across Palms palming top card(s) while left thumb is across deck, three methods
Also published here 150
Edward Marlo Double Action Palm using riffle shuffle, classic palms
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Edward Marlo In Passing Palms while right hand passes across deck, from deck and packet
153
Edward Marlo A Multiple Change indifferent cards to aces
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Edward Marlo Additional Suggestions variation of "Side Squaring Bottom Palm" (page 146) from center
156
Edward Marlo Ribbon Clip Palm deck is ribbon spread, card stolen in right hand clip palm, two handlings
156
Edward Marlo Card from Pocket from Clip Palm
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Edward Marlo A New Cap from gambler's flat palm
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Edward Marlo Added Notes variation of techniques on page 135
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Edward Marlo Marlo's Cop from bottom into left hand rear clip palm
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Edward Marlo R.C.S. Palm Transfer left Rear Clip Steal into right full palm
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Edward Marlo Olram's Key Card glueing single cut out spade pip on card
161
Edward Marlo New Side-Steals - First Method
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Edward Marlo Overhand Shuffle Gesture claimed with 1961 date
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Edward Marlo Second Method
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Edward Marlo Third Method - Fourth Method "New Side-Steals"
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Edward Marlo The Invisible Side-Steal angly
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Edward Marlo Pivot Steal and Replacement
Related to 166
Edward Marlo Technical Variant Side-Steal variation of Dan McMillen Steal from "The Gambler's Palm Revisited"
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Edward Marlo Disarming Side-Steal
168
Edward Marlo Center Deal Steals one-handed push-out technique with unusual applications
170
Edward Marlo The Basic Mechanics
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Edward Marlo First Application one-handed against body, push-out technique
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Edward Marlo Second Application one-handed push-out technique, center to right Tenkai palm, curling right hand to fist with palmed card
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Edward Marlo Third Application using one-handed push-out technique
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Edward Marlo Fourth Application adding a card from center to packet using one-handed push-out technique
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Edward Marlo The Fingertip Peek Steal fingertip peek handling, to top or Tenkai palm
Related to 173
Edward Marlo Tenkai Palm to Gambler's Flat Palm Transition step 8
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Edward Marlo Delayed Side-Steal dribble action while card is side jogged
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Edward Marlo The Tabled Side-Steal deck dribbled to table
175
Edward Marlo Marked or Known Card Tip controlling known or glimpsed card via riffle cull
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Edward Marlo Spider Return Tip little tip
Inspired by 176
Edward Marlo Spade Add Variation (Feb. 1947)
177
Edward Marlo Olram's Jinx Switch
Also published here 178
Edward Marlo Slip Switch Jinx Switch variation, switching x-1 of x cards
179
Edward Marlo In-Jogged Add On three methods, deck and packet
Inspired byVariations 179
Ken Krenzel Mechanical Reverse brief
180
Edward Marlo Side-Jogged Add On using packet or deck, see also page 215 for tip
183
Edward Marlo Olram's Tent Switch starting with cards palmed or sleeved or at the body
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Edward Marlo Tent Switch Effect
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Edward Marlo Olram's Neo Tent Switch two methods
185
Bob Nelson The Nelson Card Rise pinky pushes up card at the pack, one-handed
187
Bob Nelson, Edward Marlo Multiple Bluff Rise three aces rise, indifferent card rises and changes to ace, similar to up and up rise change
188
Edward Marlo The Rising Add On using rising card technique
188
Edward Marlo Tabled Add On
189
Edward Marlo The Spectator Lays Out The Aces angly display
190
Edward Marlo Pivot Switchout
192
Edward Marlo Marlo's Method Switch two methods, on table
192
Edward Marlo Drop Off Add On as aces are tossed on table
195
Edward Marlo Single Cut Add On aces are tabled, deck cut and placed aside
196
Edward Marlo Olram's Tabled Spread hiding cards
197
Edward Marlo Tabled Thumb Count mainly for riffle shuffle context
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Edward Marlo While They Argue - Tip tip for routine on page 205
198
Art Altman Flip Flourish Discovery two cards produced
Also published here 199
Art Altman, Edward Marlo Marlo's Four Ace Production
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Edward Marlo Spin Out Aces alternative to Benzais' cut with less hand movement
200
Edward Marlo Techniques for Ace Cutting two methods
202
Edward Marlo While They Argue aces fly out of deck, see tip on page 198
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Edward Marlo The Push-In Shift
205
Edward Marlo Second Method Push In Shift
208
Edward Marlo Tip on Avoiding the Double Lift
209
Edward Marlo Crimp Conjuring spectator shuffles, magician locates Aces two times, then stacks them, similar to snap crimp
210
Edward Marlo Sneaking In Mexican Joe putting crimp in cards while performing packet estimation effect
213
Edward Marlo (A) Red Black Sensing mexican joe crimp
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Edward Marlo (B) Stop Effect mexican joe crimp
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Edward Marlo (C) Ever Ready Black Routine with Mexican Joe applying mexican joe crimp
Inspired by 215
Edward Marlo On The Side-Jog Add On tip for add on on page page 183
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Edward Marlo Refined Ace Cutting from "Lost Shuffle Manuscript", using crimps or raised surfaces
Inspired by 216
Edward Marlo Crimp Control seven methods to control selection with crimped deck, also key card handlings
223
Edward Marlo Scratch Sorcery or Nickromancy nicked or scratched key card and riffle shuffle control
227
Edward Marlo Palm Replacement
230
Edward Marlo The Ace of Spades Trick three methods with alternative approaches
231
Edward Marlo In Lieu of the Second Deal II in the hands
Related to 231
Edward Marlo Mental Spelling Effect selected card not known by performer is spelled out
232
Unknown Table Reverse during Riffle Shuffle
234
Edward Marlo Face Up Benzais Cop
235
Edward Marlo Infallible Estimation Spell fingertip peek and cut, selection spelled to
236
Edward Marlo Direct Observation Test aces, kings, queens, jacks dealt on four piles, one value assembles on one packet, Benzais Cop
237
Edward Marlo One Hat - No Ribbon triple stop routine with fair conditions
238
Dai Vernon Vernon Change Tenkai Palm
239
Edward Marlo Count Cop as Trick interesting, top card switched for copped card
240
Edward Marlo Taking a Chance spelled to any named card, percentage effect
242
Edward Marlo Mental Spell spelled to thought-of card card
242
Edward Marlo Any Card Spell spelled to any named card
243
Edward Marlo On Submarine Card sandwiched card travels to bottom of sandwich, half card gaff
243
Edward Marlo Spectator's Ace Cutting twelve methods, some where the spectator turn over the aces, some quadrupel stop effects, for 11th method see page 284
244
Edward Marlo Gambler's Falt to Tenkai Transition right hand
244
Edward Marlo Basic Production Move apparently turning over top card of tabled deck but producing from a stack of palmed cards
244
Edward Marlo Packet to Packet Transfer in context of spectator ace cutting routine
246
Edward Marlo Spread Finger Classic Palm Hold Out
247
Edward Marlo Bottom Lateral Palm right hand
251
Edward Marlo Top Palm "Estimation Approach Palming"
254
Edward Marlo Impromptu Card Shelf
255
Edward Marlo 1st Method of "New Approach Convincing Control" tip for control on page 109, see also page 268
257
T. Page Wright Wright/Allerton Move brief
257
Edward Marlo Cardician's Mind Keeps Working draw shift variation
Related to 258
Edward Marlo Bored With Triumph
259
Edward Marlo Tabled Tilt Pass tabled top card cover pass
Related to 260
Edward Marlo Unconventional Passes
  • First Method (table or in-the-hands)
  • Second Method
Related toVariations 262
Edward Marlo Fingertip Pass
264
Edward Marlo Olram's Bobble Cover cover for herrmann type passes
265
Edward Marlo Tips Marlo Cull (page 122) as multiple control and tip for Convincing Control (see pages 109 & 257)
268
Edward Marlo Sophisticated Simplex Multiple Shift three methods
269
Edward Marlo The Two Finger Take straddle grip
271
Edward Marlo Combination Stud Deal combining Stanley James Stud Second (RCT)
Related to 272
Edward Marlo Marlo's Unbelievable Ribbon Spread Control plunger principle
Related toVariations 275
Edward Marlo Spectator Does It All
Inspired by 277
Edward Marlo What If? controlling card put in ribbon spread
277
Edward Marlo The Last Resort multiple cards possible
278
Edward Marlo Tip on the AS Trick
279
Edward Marlo Black Jack spectator finds ace of spades to make perfect black jack hand
280
Edward Marlo Longitudinal Palm Switch lapping
281
Edward Marlo Olram's Card Switch
282
Edward Marlo The Laydown Switch
284
Edward Marlo Estimation Palm tip for 11th method on page 244
284
Edward Marlo On Card to Wallet using table edge
285
Slydini, Edward Marlo Slydini Switch in Wallet table edge
285
Edward Marlo Loading the Bombshell Wallet three methods
287
Edward Marlo Direct Mentalism any word predicted, Bendix Bombshell Wallet
290
Edward Marlo Tip on the Mullica Wallet
291
Edward Marlo Panic
292
Edward Marlo Transposition Card to Wallet transposition of two cards, one vanishes and reappears in wallet
Related to 292
Edward Marlo An Effect from the 40's two selections produced from air, thumb clip steal from deck
293
Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Push-Off
297
Edward Marlo An Effect from the 50's two cards peeked, named from performer, produced from different pockets
299
Morris Loewy, Edward Marlo Loewy Palm while card is palmed in right hand
299
Edward Marlo Cased in Vanish deck vanishes from case
300
Edward Marlo The Olram Count Olram Subtlety as false count
301
Edward Marlo Olram's Count Routine "Olram's Famous Ten Card Trick"
302
Edward Marlo Olram's Vanish four kings, mentally chosen king vanishes, appears in deck
304
Edward Marlo The Libra Change
304
Edward Marlo Olram Subtlety brief
304
Edward Marlo No Palm Travelers signed, topit on both sides
305
Unknown Production from left Inside Pocket
306
Edward Marlo From Deck Into Jacket card from deck behind right side of jacket
306
Edward Marlo Almost No Palm Travelers
307
Edward Marlo Thumb Lapping
308
Edward Marlo This is Thumb Effect spectator chooses correct card, one out of five
309
Edward Marlo Misdirection Brushing
Related to 310
Edward Marlo Dribble Free Force multiple dribble control, same position forced
Related toVariations 311
Edward Marlo Dribble Glimpse bold
312
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp
312
Edward Marlo Dribble Control with Break
312
Edward Marlo Dribble Application to O.K. Move multiple card control to bottom with kelly/ovette placement
313
Edward Marlo Dribble Plus Delayed O.K. Move
313
Edward Marlo Combination Control full deck crimp
313
Edward Marlo The Erratic Poker Deal spectator influence dealing, yet four Aces are dealt
314
Edward Marlo Some Dreams are Better than Others two selections, reverse one by one with transposition finale
315
Edward Marlo Ribbon Spread Turnover Switch reversed card in center, switched as spread is turned over, using ribbon spread hide-out, see also pages 317/318
Related to 316
Edward Marlo Application to Open Prediction seven approaches, some using the Ribbon Spread Turnover Switch
317
Edward Marlo Gombert Pass Variation brief
319
Edward Marlo Vanish - Spell - Surprise aces to kings, ace spelling, assembly combo
Inspired by
  • "Discrepant Ace Routine" (Ed Marlo, Al Sharpe's Ollapodrida, July/August 1984)
Variations
320
Edward Marlo On Edge Marking tip
323
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control
Related toVariations 324
Edward Marlo Unorthodox Second Deal
325
Edward Marlo Changing the Interchange
Inspired by 326
Theodore Annemann Alignment Move "Anneman Line-Up Move"
330
Edward Marlo New Approach Digital Clock three methods
333
Edward Marlo Triple Change Sandwich selection appears between black 4s which change into other selections
336
Edward Marlo Student's Exchange two methods
Related to 338
Edward Marlo Fake Inside Pocket Insertion card apparently placed in inside pocket, classic palmed in same hand
339
Edward Marlo Marlo Count Displacement five as four, card extracted with buckling at penultimate count, originally from TOPS
340
Edward Marlo Switchless Switch Variation
341
Edward Marlo The Real O'Henry Aces
342
Edward Marlo Marlo's Riffle Shuffle Expeditor using incomplete faro for faster stacking
345
Edward Marlo Snap Transposition
347
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange Application brief
347
Edward Marlo New Appraoch Ace Assembly aces put on 4 packets, assemble on one packet
348