Written by Edward Marlo

1988
Work of Edward Marlo

365 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Chris Kenner, Amado Narvaez.
Language: English

(148 entries)

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Louis Falanga Publisher's Preface i
Jon Racherbaumer Introduction iii
Edward Marlo Foreword v
Edward Marlo Clipped Thought spectator thinks of an Ace and performer puts paper clip on correct Ace behind his back, three phases, plot suggested by Tom Wright, with variation and ESP suggestionAlso published here
  • The New Tops, June 1963
1
Bill Woodfield Woodfield Clip Transfer 6
Edward Marlo Cardician Makes Good unknown card put aside, three Deuces found, card is Ace, it's changed to Two, now three other cards are Aces, Two changed back to AceInspired by
  • "Ace-Deuce Mix-Up" (Ed Marlo, Sept. 1949)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, July 1963
9
Unknown Turnover Switch block turnover 10
Edward Marlo Method of reversing the four Aces and the indifferent card below the face down Deuces setting up for previous effect, Braue Reverse procedure 11
Edward Marlo Remember and Forget with one spectator who peeks at two cards simultaneously in incomplete faro conditionAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1963
12
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Double Control two cards peeked simultaneouslyInspired by 12
Edward Marlo Incomplete Miracle card peeked at from incomplete faro condition, it is found (by glimpsing key in lower portion) 14
Edward Marlo Incomplete Matching card peeked at from incomplete faro condition, mate found, further mating phase with every card matchedVariations 15
Edward Marlo Staggering Power of Thought mates found when dealing through two halves simultaneouslyInspired by 16
Edward Marlo The Incomplete Faro introAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Sep. 1963
18
Edward Marlo Incomplete Matching Variation card peeked at from incomplete faro condition, mate foundInspired by 18
Edward Marlo The Incomplete Location 19
Edward Marlo The Incomplete Stop spectator deals and performer stops him at selection 19
Edward Marlo Incomplete Power Of Thought 20
Edward Marlo Incomplete Double Disclosure two cards selected, one turns over and it's next to other card or it is found with it 20
Edward Marlo A Table Pass "(From Notes On The Pass)"
Herrmann Pass, optionally at table edge, with variation
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1963
22
Edward Marlo The Homing Card - Alternative EndingsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1963
27
Edward Marlo Back-to-Back Transformation card changes as it is turned over in a gesture at chest height 30
Edward Marlo Gad-About Aces four Aces shown, named one vanishes and is taken from pocket, repeated, then five Aces shown and one put in pocket, repeatVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1963
32
Unknown End Grip Overcount with Biddle steal 32
Edward Marlo Sidejog K.B. Move Biddle move display of Aces to show one vanished 33
Edward Marlo Aces Spread Display one is a ThreeRelated to 35
Edward Marlo Marlo Flexible Count 37
Edward Marlo Original Homing Card Routine Related toAlso published here
  • Tops Trick Annual 1963
40
Edward Marlo Preview to a Chapter short introAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1964
44
Edward Marlo Simulated Placement card apparently placed on top of tabled deck 44
Edward Marlo Simulated Pick-Off top card of tabled deck apparently picked up, really previously Tenkai palmed card 46
Edward Marlo The Drop-Off releasing cards singly from group of Tenkai palmed cards 48
Edward Marlo Vanishing Aces Aces vanish one by one from top of deck, effect by Jack VosburghAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1964
51
Edward Marlo Face-Up Switch 52
Edward Marlo Face-Up Switch and Effect Aces assemble together in deckAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1964
54
Edward Marlo "The Blue Thought" odd-backed card tabled, card named, another card removed from another deck and brought to odd-backed card which turns out to be named cardAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1964
57
Edward Marlo ATFUS Also published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1964
60
Edward Marlo Mental Reverse III applying ATFUSAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1964
63
Edward Marlo Marlo's Coin Pass with front and back clipAlso published here
  • The New Tops, May 1964
  • The Tops, May 1939
66
Edward Marlo "Mindreading Queen" Ace through Ten of Spades, spectator thinks of one, performer places a Queen next to thought-of value behind his back, repeats, with notes, six methodsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, May 1964
67
Edward Marlo The Mental Sandwich spectator sandwiches and card, it turns out to be thought-of card from a group of fiveAlso published here
  • The New Tops, June 1964
73
Edward Marlo Deep Kosky Switch switching in any card of a group of cards 74
Edward Marlo The FUFU Switch all cards handled face up, Ace Assembly applicationAlso published here
  • The New Tops, July 1964
79
Edward Marlo Anytime FUFU Switch Also published here
  • The New Top, July 1964
82
Edward Marlo A Flourish to Reverse top and bottom shown, top card slides to bottom (more or less secretly), Venus Trap
- To Reverse (as reversal of a card during display)
- To Reverse Several Cards
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1964
84
Edward Marlo Marlo's Princess (Second Method) six methods, other four cards change to Aces as kicker in a methodAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Sep. 1964
87
Edward Marlo After the Princess Also published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1964
99
Bill Simon Buckle Glide from back corner of small packet 100
Edward Marlo Sans Duplicates using pip-cover displays 104
Edward Marlo Three of a Kind three alike, using pip-cover displays 104
Edward Marlo Magician's Transposition using pip-cover displays, for magicians 105
Edward Marlo Siamese Strangers - First Method (stranger card)
- Second Method (double facer)
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1964
106
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro Control control to center, then with faro to topAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1964
114
Edward Marlo Off-Center Control incomplete faro control without starting with a perfect cut 117
Edward Marlo Incomplete Double Control 118
Edward Marlo Reversed Locator using incomplete faro control 119
Edward Marlo Spectators Cuts Location spectator cuts to his card (crimp), faro placement 120
Edward Marlo Off Center Miracle 121
Edward Marlo Incomplete Faro - Multiple Peeks with multiple breaks in lower half
- Incomplete Double Peek
- Incomplete Triple
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1965
123
Edward Marlo Double Reverse Location two reversed cards locate two previously peeked cards 126
Edward Marlo Packet Switches - First Method handling for drag switchInspired by
  • Switch by Arthur Hastings & David Bendix (Hugard's Magic Monthly, Oct. 1956)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1965
128
Edward Marlo Swing Cut from Break Erdnase break 129
Edward Marlo Packet Switches - Second Method drag switchInspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1965
130
Edward Marlo Packet Switches - Third Method drag switch handling for switching all cardsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1965
131
Edward Marlo Sleightless Drop Switch Ace packet lifted off deck and bottom three cards dropped on table, top Ace replaced on deckInspired by 133
Edward Marlo A Problem Posed credit information
- 35th Method
- 36th Method
- 37th Method
- 38th Method
- 39th Method
- 40th Method
- 41st Method
- 45th Method (spectator shuffles before the cutting)
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1965
135
Edward Marlo Jinx Switch Handling with a face-up card 136
Edward Marlo A Coin and Cards borrowed coin vanishes and travels next to selection, waxed card, three methodsVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1965
149
Edward Marlo Glide Variation bottom card outjogged, also as block glide at end of articleInspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, May 1965
157
Edward Marlo A Routine of Surprises indifferent card changes into two selections one by one and back, selections are in two pockets 159
Edward Marlo Table Reverse & Effect Triumph, setting up with using Barnhart's riffle shuffle reverse with half the deckInspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, June 1965
162
Edward Marlo Add to Shuffle - For those who know riffle shuffle table reverse, but deck is dropped face up on table after shuffleInspired by 165
Edward Marlo Other Ideas with Above - One: Kings face-up in deck, they change into Aces
- Two: selection turns over
- Three: deck starts in reverse orientation
166
Edward Marlo For Poker Demonstration faced-deck and turnover before discarding, setting up with table riffle shuffle reverse 166
Edward Marlo Impromptu Coin & Cards borrowed coin vanishes and travels next to selection, three methodsInspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1965
168
Edward Marlo As an Opener Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Sep. 1965
174
Edward Marlo A Multiple Effect two spectators think of a number and card at that position, they all have the same card, the numbers are divined and the card is odd-backed, three methodsInspired by
  • "Controlled Thoughts" (Sydney Lawrence, Ten Self-Working Master Effects)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1965
178
Edward Marlo The 50% Miracle faroInspired by
  • "Controlled Thoughts" (Sydney Lawrence, Ten Self-Working Master Effects)
182
Edward Marlo Way Ahead Prediction two cards predicted on slips of paper
- Alternate Method
Inspired by
  • "Controlled thoughts" (Sydney Lawrence, Ten Self-Working Master Effects)
185
Edward Marlo The Olram Subtlety "The Basic Moves"Also published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1965
187
Edward Marlo In Oil and Water 3&3, Olram Subtlety application 189
Edward Marlo For Blue Aces Routine Olram Subtlety application 190
Edward Marlo For a Double Face Card Olram Subtlety application 190
Edward Marlo The Choice Transposition selection transposes with chosen Ace, repeat, Olram Subtlety application
- An Impromptu Method
191
Edward Marlo Marlo's Aces using three cards with half Ace and back on their backs, with variationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1965
195
Edward Marlo Double Face Display for Ace Vanish 200
Edward Marlo New Palm Position clipped to palm with third and fourth fingersAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1966
203
Edward Marlo M.P. Side Steal "Marlo Position", to Tenkai type palm or topRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1966
209
Edward Marlo The Action Lift (The Turn Around) all-around-square up immediately before double turnoverAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1966
214
Edward Marlo The Mental Topper spectator counts to value of thought-of card, card located, optionally matching values found, faro, variationsVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1966
216
Edward Marlo In Spectator's Hands wrong card reversed in deck, changes into right card, handling all in spectator's handsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, May 1966
220
Edward Marlo Repeat Repeat Reverse card turns over, is rightened and turns over again, repeated with second selection 222
Edward Marlo Spread Turnover Larreverse type action 223
Edward Marlo Triple Repeat Reverse peeked card reverses three times 225
Edward Marlo The Mental Four one of four cards thought of, performer reverses one, it's the right one, repeatedRelated to
  • The Linking Ring, Sep. 1963, p. 65
227
Edward Marlo Observations B'Wave type effect with three double backers and quartet gaff 230
Edward Marlo The Prayer Cull spread cull, multiple cardsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, June 1966
232
Edward Marlo M.S. Loading Move spreading into buckle opening, briefRelated to
  • "The M.S. Deck" (Ed Marlo, marketed 1954)
237
Edward Marlo As an Effect Aces put in different parts of deck, they come together, cull application 237
Edward Marlo As a Memory Gag spectator places Aces in deck, positions apparently memorized, "First, second, third, fourth", they are shown on top 238
Edward Marlo As an Exchange four-of-a-kind removed while spreading through the deck and switchedVariations 239
Edward Marlo A Simple Method handling for packet spread switchInspired by 240
Edward Marlo As a Control spread cull control, with cover card throw-off or placement 240
Edward Marlo Comments tips on the cull 242
Edward Marlo Combination Cull and Exchange 242
Edward Marlo Additional Tips for Prayer Cull 243
Edward Marlo The Matching Miracle pokerhand duplication from another deck, decks in reverse order
- With Two Sealed Deck
- For Stay-Stackers
- For Memory Experts (only one deck)
- For Card Cullers
- Added Note
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, July 1966
246
Edward Marlo "Marlo Handles Mexican Joe" one-way deck, putting it in and handling the workInspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1967
250
Edward Marlo Marlo Mexican Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp 253
Edward Marlo Double Miracle using Mexican Joe Crimp 253
Edward Marlo Multiple Find using Mexican Joe Crimp 255
Edward Marlo Ace Cutting using Mexican Joe Crimp 256
Edward Marlo Triple Location three card riffle shuffle control using Mexican Joe Crimp 258
Edward Marlo Cardician's Touch spectator shuffles before each cut to an Ace, using Mexican Joe Crimp 259
Edward Marlo Mexican Detective card located from face-down table spread, using Mexican Joe Crimp 260
Edward Marlo Mexican with a Memory card moved from one half to another is located, apparently cards in one half remembered, using Mexican Joe CrimpRelated to 260
Edward Marlo Mexican Divination using Mexican Joe CrimpInspired by 262
Edward Marlo The Skillful Mexican using Mexican Joe Crimp 262
Edward Marlo Ever Ready-Black Routine three phases, locations with divided deck (third phase inspired by previous version in Ibidem)Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1967
264
Edward Marlo Red/Black Shuffle with Break Related toAlso published here 264
Edward Marlo The Opportune Miracle joker stabbed next to selection in fan, using forcing gaff with part of card stuck to back of joker, four handlingsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1967
268
Edward Marlo Ultra Torn & Restored Card joker is torn and restored except missing corner, no deck used, two methodsRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, May 1967
275
Edward Marlo Propelled Lapping Restoration quarters on left fingers, right hand covers and card is restored without creasesRelated to
  • "Propelled Lapping" (Ed Marlo, New Jinx, June 1965)
281
Edward Marlo Hung Card Switch at table edge 283
Edward Marlo One Hand Card Switches using lapping, two methodsAlso published here 285
Edward Marlo The Illogical Switch lapping 288
Edward Marlo The No Palm Switch lapping, table edge 288
Edward Marlo New Tabled Palms featuring a "Basic Grip" which is some sort of modified Tenkai palm
- 1st Approach (deck on table)
- 2nd Approach (as deck is placed on table)
- Variation of 2nd Approach
- 3rd Approach (which squaring up after shuffle action)
- Variation of 3rd Approach (LTP)
- Extension of 3rd Approach
- In the Hands
- For a Number of Cards
- Off the Bottom
Also published here
  • The New Tops, July 1967
291
Edward Marlo Simulated Pickup card biddle counted on right-hand packet is apparently picked up under left hand packet, sandwich switch applicationRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1967
304
Edward Marlo No Palm Transpo pocketed card transposes with sandwiched card 306
Edward Marlo The Promise Ace, Two and Three of Clubs, chosen value changes into selection, three method, method three with fake index cardInspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Sep. 1967
308
Edward Marlo The Other Method wrong card reversed in tabled spread, it is removed and turned over, then changes into selectionAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1967
320
Edward Marlo Effect two selections lost, one reversed in tabled spread, it changes into the other selection, the travel to pocket 322
Edward Marlo "Pulldown Eliminator" having any of ten cards be the last one in a down-under deal
- Best Pull Down Procedure for Eliminator Effect
- Down and Under
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1967
324
Edward Marlo Down and Under Coincidence ten cards shown, spectator stops at any one which is placed aside, down-under procedure with rest and mate remains, with variations 328
Edward Marlo The Cigar Bottom Deal cigar or pen held between right first and second finger, third finger takeAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1967
332
Edward Marlo Full Grip Deal all fingers of left hand on right side 336
Edward Marlo The Pseudo Method looks like full grip deal, but it's notVariations 339
Edward Marlo Push Pull Bottom Deal right thumb pushes against edge of deck, with variationsRelated to 340
Edward Marlo Drop Sleight Technique introduction on secretly dropping cards from bottom of pile onto tabled packetRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1968
344
Edward Marlo Double Stop cards dealt on table in pairs until spectator stops, top two cards of tabled pile are selections 344
Edward Marlo Marlo Drop Sleight secretly dropping cards from bottom of pile onto tabled packet 345
Edward Marlo The Four Ace Stop cards dealt on table in groups of four until spectator stops, top four cards of tabled pile are Aces 347
Edward Marlo An Observation Delayed Add On for Tip-Over SwitchRelated to 348
Edward Marlo Visual Change - Appearance - Vanish face card of deck changes just with a wrist turn and back, different applications
- Impromptu Change
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1968
351
Edward Marlo Sucker Throw Change pseudo duplicate, right hand empty afterwards 355
Edward Marlo The Illusionary Bottom Deal deep take, Master Grip or Straddle GripRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1968
356
Edward Marlo "P.D. Mental Stab" "Pull Down", card placed face up in deck by performer, it is next to thought-of cardAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1968
363