Written by Roberto Giobbi

2000
Work of Various

314 pages (Hardcover), published by Hermetic Press
Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Giobbi-Ebnöther.
Language: English

(183 entries)

This publication has been reviewed by
Image...

  
Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Roberto Giobbi Thanks!
xliii
Richard Vollmer Foreword
xlix
Roberto Giobbi Force Techniques, Part 3 Introduction
791
Edward Marlo The Under-the-Table Force
Related to 793
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Unknown The Ribbon Spread Force bold
793
L'Homme Masqué, Unknown The Toss Force
Related to
  • "Magic without Apparatus", p. 86
795
Unknown The Peek Force
796
Unknown The Cut Force spectator cuts into break
796
Tom Sellers, Vanni Bossi, Edward Marlo, Davide Costi The Credit-Card Force piece of card stuck on credit card
Related to 797
Fred G. Taylor The Curious Count with credit information
Related to 799
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Unknown The Packet Force
799
Francis Carlyle The Mishmash Force makes use of a double-faced card (SBS)
801
George G. Kaplan Forcing under a Handkerchief
Also published here 802
John Bannon The Bottom Bluff Force
Also published here 803
Unknown The Dribble Force
804
Roberto Giobbi A Question of Sex unknown card marked on back is found by spectator
Inspired by 805
Vanni Bossi The Card in the Wallet
Related to 807
Roberto Giobbi Card Switches Introduction
809
Paul Curry The Curry Turnover Change
Variations 811
Dai Vernon The Simple Turnover Switch
Related to 813
Stanley Collins, Unknown The Card-Spread Switch with credit information
Inspired by 814
Bert Allerton The Allerton Change
Related to 815
Roy Walton, Fred Kaps The Kaps Switch
Related to 816
Cy Endfield The "Hofzinser" Top Change
818
Unknown The Push-in Change
820
Arturo de Ascanio, Carmen D'Amico The Glide Change
Inspired byAlso published here 822
Unknown The Mexican Turnover
Related to 824
Lin Searles Partial Mexican Turnover Change switching one card in a packet
Related to 825
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Any Named Card card placed on table is any named card, mexican turnover application
826
Roberto Giobbi Everywhere and Nowhere three indifferent cards and the deck change into spetator's selection and then back to normal, two duplicates
827
Roberto Giobbi Underground Twins spectator locates the mate of a card
831
Peter Duffie, Roberto Giobbi Trapped in the Future an unknown prediction card proves to be one of two selections
Inspired by 834
Brother John Hamman, Roberto Giobbi Scoop Up Sandwich Switch switching center card of sandwich for outer card, for Signed Card type routines
836
Roberto Giobbi Packet Switches Introduction
837
Bob Veeser, Dai Vernon The Veeser Concept
Related to
  • "Discourse on a Move" (Ed Marlo, MUM, Vol. 49 No. 7, Dec. 1959, p. 280)
839
Roberto Giobbi, John F. Mendoza, Bill Simon The Toss Switch
840
Jean-Jacques-Maurice Talazac, Roberto Giobbi The Talazac Switch
Inspired by
  • "Third Method" (Magic Without Apparatus, p. 100)
842
Jack Merlin The Gambler's Packet Switch
Related to 844
Theodore Annemann, Roberto Giobbi The Jinx Change
845
Unknown The Pendulum Switch dynamic variant Jinx-Change
Variations 846
Edward Marlo Olram's Jinx Switch
Also published here 848
Edward Marlo The Turnover Palm Switch
Related toAlso published here 849
Unknown, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Steamboat Switch
851
Dai Vernon, Fred Kaps The Count Switch
Related to 853
Roberto Giobbi, José Carroll Flash Transposition three indifferent cards change places with three of the four aces
Inspired by 855
Unknown Small Packet Triple Buckle brief
856
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Day Trippers short version of Follow the Leader with Queens and Aces
857
Irv Weiner, Roberto Giobbi Three-way Excursion first four Aces and four Kings change places with themselves, then with a chosen + three indifferent cards
Related to 859
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch Introduction
863
Unknown The Gambler's Deck Switch table edge
865
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch comments on technical deck switches
865
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch
865
Frank Pemper, Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo The Joker Switch clever switch between tricks
Related to 867
Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Switch
Also published here 868
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch in the Context of a Trick
868
Unknown Through the Table card from below table to top
870
Roberto Giobbi In a Flash chosen card penetrates a sealed card case in the performers pocket
871
Joaquín Partagás, Martin A. Nash The Cardsharp
Inspired by
  • El Prestidigitador Optimus (1900)
Related toVariations
873
Unknown The Vanishing Deck Reconsidered with a deck switch
Related to 874
Roberto Giobbi Final Thoughts on Deck Switches
875
Roberto Giobbi Estimation Introduction
877
Roberto Giobbi Visual Estimation advice on practicing
879
Unknown An Application
879
Unknown Location Using Outs with a technical solution to replace fishing
880
Dai Vernon Fingernail Estimation magician cuts to the four Aces, previously buried by a spectator, credit information
Related to 883
Roberto Giobbi The Miracle Aces magician finds four aces by throwing a card into the deck
Inspired by 885
Roberto Giobbi Impossibility estimation
Related to 889
Ralph W. Hull, Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards
Inspired by
  • "Still Simpler" (R. W. Hull, Sandu Writes Again, 1934, Paul Stadelman)
891
Roberto Giobbi Culling Introduction
895
Ray Grismer The Grismer Cull
Related to
  • Revelations, p. ix
897
Edward Marlo, Roberto Giobbi The Lessinout Shuffle
Inspired by 898
Unknown The Downjog Cull
899
Unknown The Above-the-Spread Cull bringing one or more cards to the face of the pack
Related to 901
Lennart Green The Green Angle Separation
903
John Cornelius Oh-Calcutta Shuffle brief
Related to 904
Juan Tamariz, Louis Zingone Trimental three chosen cards are first divined, then produced from corresponding pockets
Inspired by 906
S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Cull Shuffle for three cards
907
Sam Leo Horowitz, Roberto Giobbi, Martin Gardner The Stop Trick
Related to 910
Roberto Giobbi Stacking Introduction
913
S. W. Erdnase, Darwin Ortiz The Erdnase Stack Shuffle for five cards
915
Dai Vernon The Milk-build Shuffle technical variation by Vernon
916
Frank Lane The Frank Lane Stack simple system for any hand for x players
Also published here 917
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Stacking
918
Roberto Giobbi Final Observations on stacking
920
Roberto Giobbi Moracle at the end of a sucessful prediction, the four Aces appear, anti-faro sixteenth card principle
Inspired by 921
Unknown Reverse Faro
922
Unknown The Pseudo-Stack spectator specifies the order of the aces and the winning hand
923
Unknown Thumb Count Stacking as cards are inserted into deck
923
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person very simple stacking technique for a gambling demo
Also published here 924
Unknown Pick-up Stack
925
Roberto Giobbi False Dealing Introduction
929
Roberto Giobbi The Cards
931
Unknown The Basic Grip and the True Deal
931
Unknown The Double Deal two cards are dealt as one
934
Unknown Double Deal Vanish to make a card disappear
935
Unknown The Push-off Second Deal
936
Roberto Giobbi Premonition Handling brief
936
Unknown The Strike Second Deal
938
Unknown The Bottom Deal only little push-out
940
Unknown The Sail different action from the Standard True Deal
942
Michael F. Zens, Eddie Fields, Theodore Annemann Call Your Hand Poker-demo using ten-card stack, bottom deal
Inspired by 944
Roberto Giobbi Sandwich Techniques Introduction
947
Christian Chelman The Display Load card appears between sandwich cards, without deck
949
Unknown The Direct Load
950
Gerald Kosky The Kosky Switch sandwiched card is switched for top card of the deck, credit information
951
Edward Marlo The Simple Sandwich Load
Also published here
  • "More Deuce Sandwiches: 1st Method" (Ed Marlo, The New Tops, Vol. 8 No. 5, May 1968, p. 32)
952
Fernando Cheops Cheops's Dunbury Sandwich sandwich effect with a strong "sucker" element
Inspired by 953
William Goodwin Hold the Mayo four Aces appear between two black Kings
Related toAlso published here
  • "Hold the Mayo" (Goodwin, At The Expense of Gray Matter, p. 11)
954
Unknown Two-Card Catch friction
955
Roberto Giobbi Lapping Introduction
959
Roberto Giobbi General Observations on the Application of Lapping
961
Fred Kaps The Bottom-card Lap
961
Roberto Giobbi The All-around Square-up Lap
963
Jean-Claude Pagès Jean-Claude Pages's Lapping Method while packet is counted
Related to 963
Harry Lorayne The Lap Control
Also published here 965
Unknown The Trousers-fold Holdout
966
Unknown The Knee Holdout
967
Roberto Giobbi Advanced Pass Techniques Introduction
969
Unknown The Basic Technique
971
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi, Frederick Braue The Invisible Pass
Inspired by 973
Roberto Giobbi Cover Suggestions for the Invisible Pass
974
Alexander Herrmann The Turnover Pass
976
Paul LePaul, Roberto Giobbi The Spread Pass
Inspired by 978
Unknown The Dribble Pass
982
Clinton Burgess, Harry Lorayne The Cover Pass credit information
Inspired by 984
Juan Tamariz The Display Pass for credit information see reference
Related to 985
Roy Walton The Spread Half Pass
987
Henry Christ The Christ Twist very natural handling
988
Roberto Giobbi, Roy Walton Catch 22 direct handling
990
Ken Krenzel Mechanical Reverse
991
Unknown Super-sensitive Fingertips Magician divines cards behind his back - merely by touch
992
Unknown Bubble Peek
993
Roberto Giobbi Tilt Introduction, credit information
995
Dai Vernon, Arturo de Ascanio Tilt
997
Unknown One-handed Tilt Get-ready
999
Howard Schwarzman, Charles Aste Jr., Edward Marlo Tilt Finesse I
Related to 1000
Daryl Martinez, Christoph Borer Tilt Finesse II
Inspired by 1000
Roberto Giobbi Final Thought
1001
Roberto Giobbi Card Collection
Inspired by 1002
Edward Marlo ATFUS Handling
1003
Unknown Ultra-ambitious
Related to 1005
Roberto Giobbi Flourishes, Part 3
1013
Unknown The Side Shuffle flourish shuffle
1015
Bert Allerton The Wave Cut
1016
Al Leech The Toss Cut
Also published here 1017
Andreas Edmüller The Twin Falls Shuffle double waterfall
Related to 1017
Erhard Liebenow The Four-card Turnover Display
1019
Gianni Pasqua The Star Turnover Display
1020
Frank Shields The Frank Shields Display
Also published here 1020
Unknown The Pirouette
1022
Jerry Andrus The Twirl
Also published here
  • "The Twirl" (Andrus Deals You In, 1956, p. 99)
1022
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Ravelli Pop-out
Related to 1024
Roberto Giobbi Reverses, Part 2
1027
Roberto Giobbi The Swing-cut Reverse
1029
Edward Marlo The Future Reverse
Related to 1030
Paul LePaul The Palm Reverse
Also published here 1032
Larry Jennings The Larreverse
1033
Bernard Bilis Immediate Sandwich Cards
1033
Unknown A Block Reverse variation of Larreverse
1034
Unknown A Second Block Reverse variation of Larreverse
1035
Larry Jennings, Gordon Bruce, Edward Marlo Reversing Card at Separate Spots in the Deck variation of Larreverse
1035
Gary Goldberg FIRP "Faro Invisible Reverse Placement", a bit different here
Also published here 1036
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Russell T. Barnhart The Riffle-shuffle Reverse tabled
1037
Charlie Miller Reverse Interlude spectator names number, that many cards are found reversed in deck
Also published here 1039
Bert Allerton Surprise Spelling two cards spelled to, second card shows up reversed
Related to 1040
Roberto Giobbi Turnovers introduction
1043
Bruce Cervon, Roberto Giobbi The All-around Square-up Turnover
Inspired by 1045
Dai Vernon The Through-the-Fist Flourish
1046
Unknown The Gamblers' Turnover
1048
Unknown The Wristwatch Turnover
1049
Unknown The Spectator Turnover
1051
Unknown The Okito-box Turnover
1051
Unknown The Transfer Turnover
1052
Unknown The Easy Poker Demonstration
1053
Al Leech, Roberto Giobbi, Frank Garcia Ace-capades aces lost and found, change to kings, aces found again
Inspired by 1055
Unknown Off-Beat Turnover
1056
Roberto Giobbi The Structure of Magic
1057
Roberto Giobbi The Magic Pyramid
1059
Roberto Giobbi The System
1060
Roberto Giobbi Effects, Intellectual and Emotional
  • The Intellectual Effect
  • The Emotional Effect
1065
Roberto Giobbi The Magic Iceberg
1067
Roberto Giobbi Final Thoughts
1068
Roberto Giobbi Bibliographic Notes
1070