212 entries in Cards / Sleights / Switches / Special Techniques for stealing Cards back to Deck
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Elmer Biddle The Biddle Card Vanish Biddle Steal
Also published here
  • Elmer Biddle's "Transcendent" in "Genii" April, 1947.
June 1948 434
Frederick Braue Skull-ocation Variation using the Biddle Vanish, with handling variation
Oct. 1948 471
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1949 41
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
Mar. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 224)
894
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1952 141
Edward Marlo Unload from Small Spread
1953 12
Elmer Biddle, Tony Kardyro The Biddle Sleight Marlo mentions Kardyro doing the sleight before it was published by Biddle
1954 26
Elmer Biddle The Biddle Move
1955 40
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1956 159
Elmer Biddle, Tony Kardyro Kardyro-Biddle Steal Sequence
1958 27
Larry Jennings Interlock Steal unloading cards under top cards
Related to 1967 51
Merge Turnover face card of packet injogged when it is flipped over on deck
Apr. 1969 254
P. Howard Lyons Interlock Steal unloading cards under top cards
Nov. 1970
Epilogue (Issue 10)
74
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction – Variation 4 ditch Ace(s) on top of deck without switching in card(s) in their place
1970 9
Harry Lorayne, William A. Morales Steal-Back two methods
1971 81
Unload
1971 16
Breakless Biddle Steal
Dec. 1972 577
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal brief
1972 23
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal brief
1972 26
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal brief
1972 57
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal brief
1972 60
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move
1972 63
Karl Fulves The Five-Cent Switch
Related toVariations 1973 2
Karl Fulves Fan Addition
1973 30
Karl Fulves The Unloading Move
1973 32
Karl Fulves The A/C Technique "Any Card", same result
1973 48
Karl Fulves Theory Only strip out steal, getting card in perpendicular position for palming from center
1973 69
Rick Johnsson Empty KS Empty Kosky Switch
Variations Nov. 1974
Epilogue (Issue 22)
203
Martin A. Nash Removing one card similar to ATFUS
1975 74
Rick Johnsson Empty Kosky
1975 154
Push-In Steal
1975 201
Elmer Biddle, Larry Jennings Biddle Steal
1975 24
Biddle Steal
1975 49
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move card vanishes from small packet, reappears reversed in middle of deck, card stolen from out-jogged packet on top underneath top card
Related to 1976 24
Dai Vernon D.V. Utility Move, another method card vanishes and is found as many cards down in the deck as it's value
1976 26
Dai Vernon, Bruce Cervon D.V. Utility Move, another method Cervon's handling, card stolen from out-jogged packet on top underneath top card
1976 27
Fred Robinson Double Lift Drop Switch
Related to Nov. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 3)
332
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1976 2
Elmer Biddle The Biddle Move
1977 13
Biddle Steal
1978 92
Walt Lees Load and Unload four cards are shown, one card is stolen from the pack, while two cards are secretly added back to the deck
Jan. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 1)
627
Larry Jennings Unload on Deck card(s) from packet slid under top card of deck
Also published here 1979 8
Ken Beale Interlock Steal
1980 50
Ken Beale Stealing the First Card
1980 53
Ken Beale Steal of a Chosen Card
1980 54
Ken Beale Interlock Steal Variation
1980 55
Biddle Steal
1980 28
Father Cyprian ATFUS Unload
1980 57
Fred Robinson Showing Four Kings name of the move unknown, showing four Kings and unloading one back on the deck
1980 22
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1980 19
Biddle Steal
1980
The Talon (Issue 6)
77
Biddle Steal
1980 5
Paul Friedman Biddle Bemused biddle steal handling
Related toVariations June 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 6)
503
Biddle Steal
1981 82
Dai Vernon Packet Switch packet counted through outjogged on pack, break under top card
1981 24
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1982 2
Displacement on Deck as packet is placed on deck, bottom card is fed in underneath top card
July 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 11)
1132
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal while counting the cards
1983 12
Philip T. Goldstein Simplified Empty Kosky Switch stealing card from sandwich onto deck
Inspired by 1984 97
Dai Vernon Interlocked Unload
1984
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
310
Bruce Cervon AC/DC featuring Vernon's Interlock Principle
Mar. 1984
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 19)
181
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1984 12
Push-In Unload while removing quartet, one card pushed back in
1984 51
Herb Zarrow Multiple Switch-In while counting four cards in Biddle fashion, two are placed in different locations in the deck
1984 76
Interlock Principle
1986 56
Larry Jennings L.J. Unloading Move
1986 65
Elmer Biddle Das Biddle-Falschzählen
Also published here
  • Genii, Apr. 1947
May 1986
Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 2)
78
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1987 98
Davide Costi Breakless Biddle Steal
Sep. 1987
Opus (Vol. 1 No. 1)
14
Larry Jennings Ace Steal actually by Howard Lyons
1988 131
Dai Vernon Interlock
1988 146
Interlock Steal
1988 295
Biddle Steal
1988
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act)
16
Edward Marlo, William Goodwin Fan KM Move
1988 1
William Goodwin Unload on Deck
1988 2
Card Steal bold
1988 41
Rick Johnsson Empty Kosky Switch
1989 112
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1989 128
Brother John Hamman The Countback
1989 150
Derek Dingle, Karl Fulves Loading Cards into Center same result as Deep ATFUS
1989 26
Philip T. Goldstein Simplified Empty Kosky Switch
Inspired by 1989 14
Break Insertion packet side-jogged on top, bottom card(s) secretly inserted into breaks
1989 104
Justin Higham Finessed Unloading Move
1989 3
Biddle Steal
1990 19
Jon Racherbaumer Shadow Drop bottom cards of out-jogged packet stolen back onto deck without moving packet back
Variations 1990 52
Elmer Biddle Biddle Load and Steal
1990 12
Elmer Biddle Biddle-Griff Biddle steal
1990 14
John Bannon Divided Biddle Steal alternative do Marlo's "Bold Face-Up Switch"
1991 25
Edward Marlo Switchless Switch Variation
Sep. 1991 14
Vanni Bossi Secret Addition to the Tabled Pack of One or More Cards a few cards fanned in right hand, fan closed and taken into other hand, face card(s) stolen into left hand low lateral palm and unloaded on deck
1991 15
P. Howard Lyons Steal unloading cards under top cards
1992 xxxviii
Jon Racherbaumer Square-Up Grab-Add unload on deck, with credits for alternative techniques
Inspired by 1992 128
Edward Marlo Nominal Switchless Switch Unload
Variations 1992 144
Jack Carpenter Casual Unload
1992 13
Bob Farmer Push-In Unload
Sep./Oct. 1992
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6)
4
Elmer Biddle The Biddle Card Vanish biddle steal
1992 9
Bob Farmer Push-In Unload
1992 24
Tony Kardyro, Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1992 71
Elmer Biddle ビドルムーブ (Biddle Move)
1993 88
Elmer Biddle Cuenta Biddle Biddle Steal, as a steal and a false count
1993 259
Tony Kardyro, Elmer Biddle Kardyro-Biddle Steal Sequence
1994 141
Larry Jennings, P. Howard Lyons Steal-Back credit information
1994 106
Elmer Biddle, Tony Kardyro Biddle Steal
1994 174
Roger Crosthwaite Biddle Steal Credit Information Biddle, Kardyro, Marlo
Related to
  • "Discourse On A Move" (MUM, Dec. 1959, p. 278)
1994 177
Justin Higham Variation Two: Steal-Back biddle steal/load handling
1994 185
Aldo Colombini Switchless Switch Unload Variation
Inspired by 1994 21
Edward Marlo Push-In Strip-Out Steal bottom card pushed in as out-jogged cards are stripped out
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring, March 1974
1994 59
Ditching bottom card of packet onto top of deck
1994 11
Card left on deck one card of four is ditched on deck after being displayed
1994
Labyrinth (Issue 1)
16
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal one of four cards on deck
1995 14
P. Howard Lyons Ace Steal credit information
1995 34
Edward Marlo Biddle Move Placement
1995 112
Bob Farmer Push-In Unload
1995 12
Jerry K. Hartman Unload on deck bottom card of face-up packet loaded below top card of deck
1995 136
Biddle Steal
1996 161
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale)
58
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal)
221
Dai Vernon, Larry Jennings Interlock Steal
1996 92
Empty Kosky Switch
1996 106
Larry Jennings To the Center Steal
1997 233
Elmer Biddle Biddle Move
Related to
  • "Transcendent" (Elmer Biddle, Genii, April 1947)
1997 305
Ron Bauer Biddle Steal no break handling
1997 100
Ron Bauer The Take-Back Count Switch
Inspired by 1997 139
Bruce Cervon Interlock Steal featuring Vernon's Interlock Principle
1998 52
Elmer Biddle The Biddle Steal
1998 507
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move
1999 27
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
1999 178
Ray Kosby False interweave sequence brief
Also published here 1999
Labyrinth (Issue 9)
30
Push-in Steal lowermost card of out-jogged cards is pushed back into deck as others are pivot-stripped out
Apr. 1999
Onyx (Issue 7)
10
Reverse-Biddle
Apr. 1999
Onyx (Issue 7)
11
Jason Tang Dip Switch unload in which the unloaded cards from packet reverse onto deck
1999 93
Steve Reynolds Atfussy finessed handling a bit forward instead of squared on the deck
Inspired byRelated to July 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 11)
78
Karl Fulves Push-In Steal three outjogged cards stripped out and center card secretly pushed back
2000 147
John E. Mintz Steal after Count cards counted off the top of the deck into right hand, squared on deck, one card stolen back
2000 89
Masao Atsukawa フォールス ドロー (False Draw) In action of stripping out three cards from a spread, one is secretly stolen back under the spread
Variations 2001 32
Terry LaGerould Stepped-Deck Biddle Steal
2001 24
Aaron Fisher Leaving a Card Behind
2002 91
Darwin Ortiz Spread Steal on top
2002 126
Lewis Jones Stainless steal cards dealt into right hand off the top of the deck, cards secretly stolen back to deck
2002 31
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move
Mar./Apr. 2003
The Penumbra (Issue 6)
5
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Bold Empty Kosky Switch
2003 22
Tony Kardyro, Elmer Biddle Kardyro-Biddle Steal
2003 18
Larry Jennings Unload on Deck card(s) from packet slid under top card of deck
Also published here 2003 28
William Goodwin, Carmen D'Amico, Roy Walton Paint Brush Change as Vanish one of several cards vanishes, see also Carmen D'Amico's "Double Lift Upset" (Compleat K.M. Move, p. 11), for credit correction see Issue 11, p. 1
Related to July 2004
The Penumbra (Issue 8)
10
Dai Vernon, Karl Fulves Vernon Utility Move / The Five-Cent Switch credit correction in Issue 10, p. 1
Related to July 2004
The Penumbra (Issue 8)
12
Davide Costi Biddle Steal breakless
2004 58
Unloading on Deck four cards shown, only 3 removed
2004 41
Biddle Steal
2004 114
Steal-Back card stolen back as cards are counted with faces towards spectator
2004 420
Ron Frost The Switcheroo Stealing card from face up spread onto top of the deck
2004 62
Elmer Biddle The Biddle Steal brief
2004 43
Allan Ackerman The Auto-Unload removing cards from deck, secretly holding one back
2005 15
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move
2005 30
Allan Ackerman Vernon Utility Move Handling card placed between face-up stepped sandwich cards
Also published here 2005 37
Biddle Steal Separation
2005 27
Tony Kardyro, Elmer Biddle Kardyro-Biddle Steal
2006 165
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2006 114
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2006 43
Biddle Steal
2007 315
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2007 33
Steve Reynolds, Jon Racherbaumer Finessed Shadow Drop bottom cards of out-jogged packet stolen back onto deck without moving packet back
Inspired byRelated to June 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 2)
16
Push-in Steal lowermost card of out-jogged cards is pushed back into deck as others are pivot-stripped out
2007 101
Reverse-Biddle brief, also see p. 132 and p. 354
2007 104
Reverse-Biddle also see p. 104 and p. 354
2007 132
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal brief, also see p. 318
2007 212
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal brief, also see p. 212
2007 318
Reverse Biddle also see p. 104 and p. 132
2007 354
Larry Jennings Insertion Addition
2007 58
Tony Kardyro, Elmer Biddle Biddle Move
2008 249
5-Cent Switch Unload
2008
Prolix (Issue 5)
276
Harvey Rosenthal Transfer to Bottom packet in right-hand end grip put on deck, bottom card is secretly buckled and goes to bottom of deck
Jan. 2008
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 4)
25
Fred Robinson Double Lift Drop Switch stealing card(s) on pack while apparently picking one up
2009 214
Jon Racherbaumer Shadow Drop
2009 33
Edward Marlo K.B.V. Move Biddle Steal type of move
Related to
  • "Discourse on a Move" (Edward Marlo, M-U-M, Dec 1959)
2009 37
John Guastaferro Biddleless - The Biddleless Trick biddle trick without biddle steal
Variations 2010 80
John Guastaferro One for the Boys variant of Biddleless Steal
2010 83
Tom Gagnon Gagnon-Biddle Card Vanish handling of Biddle steal
2011 56
Ronald Zollweg, Rick Johnsson Empty KS Variation
2012 300
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2013 79
Doug Edwards Insertion Move one of the Aces is secretly inserted into the middle of the deck
2013 26
Tom Gagnon Gagnon-Biddle Card Vanish handling of Biddle steal
2013 13
The Drop stealing bottom card of packet back onto deck as it is squared above deck
2016 38
Biddle Steal
2017 49
Brother John Hamman Countback
Oct. 2018
Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2))
96
Herb Zarrow Stealing Back cards counted outjogged onto deck, secretly into deck/under top cards, Howard Lyons
2018 190
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2018 105
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2018 34
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal brief
2018 51
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2019 22
Dai Vernon The Vernon Utility Move card stolen from out-jogged packet on top underneath top card
2019 26
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2019 29
Biddle Switch
2019 59
Steve Forte Slip-In Placement handling for slipping bottom card of several into break near top
Related to 2020 911
Elmer Biddle Biddle Steal
2020 66
Center Insertion packet placed on top of deck, bottom card secretly inserted in center
2020 214
Richard Kaufman Subtractions intro
2020 382
Larry Jennings To Leave One Card Behind
Inspired by 2020 382
Larry Jennings Unloading Technique from a Packet wedge break
2020 383
Larry Jennings Elevated Rub A Dub false transfer without table
2020 385
Richard Kaufman History credit information on the Biddle Steal
2020 499
Larry Jennings Top-of-Deck Feed packet placed on top of deck, bottom card fed below top card
Related to 2020 523
Larry Jennings, Jim Patton The D.C.D. Switch biddle type switch, used in following items, credit information
Related to 2020 529
Paint Brush Change Unload bottom card of face-up packet secretly turns over and unloads on deck
Related to Jan. 2022
The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. 10)
264
Edward Marlo Down-Jog Displacement
Related to 2022 31
The Drop stealing bottom card of packet back onto deck as it is squared above deck
Also published here
  • MAGIC, June 2009
2022 866
Card ditch on deck two sandwich cards displayed face up, lowermost one is stolen onto deck beneath face down card and top one is carried away, see related action on p. 91
2022 81
Simulated pick-up cards below break in packet are dropped back to where they came from as they are apparently squared
2022 248
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move
June 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 6)
62
Biddle Steal
Also published here
  • Genii, Nov. 1962
Aug. 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 8)
25
Vernon Utility Move Handling cards pushed back without interlock condition, right thumb covers action
Also published here
  • Jon Racherbaumer's Card Finesse, 1982 (no specific reference given)
2024 76
Allan Ackerman Vernon Utility Move Handling card placed between face-up stepped sandwich cards
Also published here 2024 124
Allan Ackerman Vernon Utility Switch Handling with packets
2024 200