63 entries in Cards / Sleights / Miscellaneous / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Stanley Collins False Envelope Insertion only part of the cards are inserted into the envelope
1915 Original Magical Creations 29
Unknown Two Card Monte Move double facer and backer
1938 Greater Magic 443
Unknown The Kaufman Card Stand another display method for stand up poker routines
1940 Expert Card Technique 414
Unknown Two Card Monte Move
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 37
Unknown Guide to Card Positions basic terminology
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 193
Dai Vernon The "Pull-Back" Steal steal under piece of paper
1945 The Queens' Soiree 3
Arthur H. Buckley Envelope Placement Steal packet put in envelope, a few cards remain outside
Related to 1948 The Card Expert Entertains 54
Arthur H. Buckley Simulated Placing of Kings in Envelope packet apparently put in envelope, remains outside
Related to 1948 The Card Expert Entertains 67
Leon Maguire Newspaper Card Holder as a display for stand-up performances
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 93
Bill Simon Airing the Strip-Out deck beveled for easier strip-out
Related to 1952 Effective Card Magic 56
Unknown Card Stand for Gambler's Rehearsal to perform poker deals for larger crowd
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 98
Karl Fulves Simulated Placedown convincer when tabled cards are secretly face up under cover card
1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 5
David Lederman Combination Gambling & Close up Display Board utility display for stand-up work
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 100
Edward Marlo Red-Black Arrangement five methods to secretley get a red black alternating order into a pair order (rrbbrrbb...)
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 92
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Criss-Cross Subtlety both hands have a small packet and make two alternating packets by thumbing off single cards and crossing hands each time, at the end there are two cards of the same group together in the center
Also published here 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 47
Unknown Two Card Monte Turnover with double facer and backer
1977 Special Effects 70
Eric Mason Envelope Load loading a card into an envelope, under card spread
Sep. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 1) 460
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Criss-Cross Subtley
Also published here Oct. 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 477
Unknown Dropping Cards Parallel they fall face-down
1977 Matching the Cards 11
Edward Marlo An Approach to D.F. Aces deal four Aces face down, yet they are double facers, roughed
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 172
Gordon Bruce Split Second splitting move
Aug. 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 890
Rovi Table Steal and Control card is secretly held out clipped to table top
1980 Rovi Reveals 36
J. C. Doty Double and a Half showing top cards as indifferent card while selection is on top
May 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 5) 773
Edward Marlo Bottom Card Displacement exchanging bottom two cards
1983 Facsimile (Issue 1) 34
Edward Marlo Modified Mechanic's Grip for punch deal
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 26
Pascal Monmoine Staircase doubles out of deck with plunger principle
May 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1235
Keikan Miyanaka Blown-Up Deck half deck is "aired" to look like a full deck
1988 New Magic Of Japan 110
Gary Ouellet Not on the Bottom, Not on Top showing top and bottom card, hiding selection on top
1990 Close Up Illusions 146
Alex Elmsley Top and Bottom Card Interchanges two methods
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 103
Vanni Bossi Loading a Card into a Glass
1992 Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 14
Howard Lyons Slipduc Displacement exchanging middle cards of four card packet, context (Ibidem #9)
1992 Modus Operandi 15
Ernest Earick Katosoarus Toss card tossed from palm onto deck as other hand slapps the deck
1993 By Forces Unseen 100
Unknown How to Fold the Frog folding a frog from a playing card
1993 For Your Eyes Only 25
Vanni Bossi How to Roll a Card While Handling the Deck "Under Their Noses" type
1993 Escorial 1993 — The Hofzinser Year 2
Bob Kohler Kohler Lift Addition top card put to bottom of four-card packet, really to second from top
2001 Kardz 10
Brother John Hamman Turn-Around bottom cards are turned around 180 degrees
Feb. 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 2) 47
Steve Beam The Sifter cards face-up and face-down, while stripping out half of them, a card is moved to the top
Variations 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 196
Rajneesh Madhok Table Sifter cards face-up and face-down, while stripping out half of them, a card is moved to the top
Inspired by 2002 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 198
Peter Duffie PAUS Palmed Addition Utility Sleight, apparently turning deck over but replacing palmed card instead
2003 Free From Filler 13
Peter Duffie POUS Palmed Off Utility Sleight, apparendly turning deck over but palming card off instead
2003 Free From Filler 14
Luis H. Trueba Carta-Moneda utility move, to hold four torn pieces together as a unit
Also published here 2003 Magia y Dramagia 121
Vanni Bossi How to Roll a Card while handling the Deck
2005 Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 23
Jack Parker Whiskers Split
2007 52 Memories 93
Jack Parker Misdirection Spread Secretly displacing a card on the table to make number of cards in table multiply
2007 52 Memories 177
Theodore DeLand, Tyler Wilson Two Card Monte Move Handling
2010 Reinventing the Real 89
Roberto Giobbi Carta-da-Fé how to burn a card
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue June 21) 184
Roberto Giobbi Fake Insertion into Wallet
2012 Confidences 246
Patrick G. Redford Tetrad Switch Open way of rearranging the order of four cards
2013 Small World 26
Miguel Gómez Open Travelers Steal stealing top card of double on table to produce at different location on the table
2014 El Puente Invisible 44
Steve Beam Binary Bypass Move which allows one to accomplish the Moracle effect without stacking the deck.
  • Royal Mess
Inspired byRelated to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 56
Steve Beam Bottom Feeder A move that allows you to accomplish the Moracle effect producing the cards on the bottom of the packets rather than the top.
Inspired byRelated to 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 63
J. Stewart Smith To The Top Card loaded to be held in mouth
2015 The Saturday Morning Session 50
Vanni Bossi Secretly Rolling a Card "Under Their Noses" type
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 50
Unknown Burying Top and Bottom Card credit information
2017 Less is More 57
Ryan Plunkett A Satisfying Sequence Getting a card turned end for end and returned reversed in the deck, out of magician's hands
Related to 2017 A New Angle 58
Nathan Colwell Rotator Shifts how to secretly turn a card/packet end for end for use in a tapered deck routine

  • Method One
  • Method Two (based on Nathan's "Long-Fingered Half Pass")
  • Method Three
Inspired by 2017 A New Angle 93
Charlie Miller Bending a Card with bottom card bubble peek
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 252
Max Maven Utility Move mixing process with arm-crossing, credit unclear, see p. 12
2018 Silhouette (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Steve Beam The Joker Removal Tool cutting named card to the top while removing Joker
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 303
Luis H. Trueba Utility Move to hold four torn pieces together as a unit
Also published here 2019 ¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta? 52
R. Paul Wilson Open Steal card from case stolen with right-hand packet
2019 Triptych 52
Howard Lyons Slip-duc displacement of center two cards in four-card packet
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 325
John Bannon Packet Version Bullet Catcher packet is put in an alternating face-up/face-down configuration
Nov. 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 11) 55