45 entries in Cards / Sleights / Reverses / Designed for about Half the Deck / Active
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan Half Reverse Cut bottom half is flipped over with left thumb as top half is cut to table
Related to 1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 53
Unknown Facing The Deck one-handed, Charlier-Pass
1940 Expert Card Technique 107
Unknown Righting the Faced Deck one-handed, Charlier-Pass
1940 Expert Card Technique 108
Unknown The Double-Face facing top and bottom card
1940 Expert Card Technique 130
James Steranko Action Half Pass as top half is replaced
1960 Steranko on Cards 63
Unknown Variation of a Flexible Move reversing whole pack under top card, side of body, also in The Gen, February 1959
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 101
Bruce Cervon Half Reverse Cut in the action of cutting deck from hands to table half is turned over
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 42
Edward Marlo Riffle Shuffle Reverse for half the deck
Inspired by 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 157
Bruce Cervon, Jerry K. Hartman Cervon’s Half Reverse Cut Variation
Also published here 1974 Super Dupes 25
Bruce Cervon Half Cut Reverse no credit
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 39
Harry Lorayne Deck Reverse secretly reversing whole deck except top and bottom cards
1981 Cardworks 33
Edward Marlo Simulated Deck Turnover in reality only top half is turned over, here done with rubber banded deck
1981 Cardworks 92
Harry Lorayne A Cutting Reverse flourishy cutting sequence to reverse half the deck in off-beat
1982 Best of Friends 243
Bob Farmer Reversatility method for facing the deck or reversing cards at center:
  • To reverse a card
  • Without a tabletop
  • To reverse a card at a known position
  • To reverse cards throughout the deck
  • To reverse a card in a packet
1982 Best of Friends 386
Unknown Reversal in Small Packet
June 1983 Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 6) 788
Jerry K. Hartman Underturn Move as cards are turned over
Feb. 1984 Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 2) 885
Karl Fulves Khyber Pass non-sleight method of facing the pack
1987 Covenant 13
Bruce Cervon Half Cut Reverse
Also published here 1988 The Cervon File 47
Edward Marlo Table Reverse & Effect Triumph, setting up with using Barnhart's riffle shuffle reverse with half the deck
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, June 1965
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 162
Karl Fulves Wind-Up Cut cutting sequence to secretly reverse half the deck
1989 Quick Card Tricks 44
Karl Fulves Wind Up Reverse alternative handling, cut that reversed half the deck
1989 Quick Card Tricks 48
Harry Lorayne Instantly Wired, Plus half the deck secretly turned over during cutting sequence
1990 Trend Setters 264
Ken Krenzel, Larry Jennings Partial Mechanical Reverse with half the deck, while holding the other half in dealing position
Also published here 1990 Up in Smoke and Other Tantalizing Mysteries 10
Edward Marlo Count Reverse touches for Count Reverse, turning cards over during Elmsley Count or similar
1991 The Olram File (Issue 7) 11
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles O-Verse overhand shuffle reverse
1991 28 Card Tricks 18
Sveroni Reverso Move half pass while spreading cards on the table
1991 Sveroni Original 13
Jerry K. Hartman, Bruce Cervon Cervon’s Half Reverse Cut Variation
1991 Card Craft 279
Ernest Earick Covered Flippant block in centre is reversed with Simonoff's flippant action
1993 By Forces Unseen 116
Keith Bennett Zarrow Action Reverse half the deck during riffle shuffle
Related to Dec. 1993 Profile (Issue 17) 12
Ken Krenzel Mechanical Reverse
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 175
Aaron Fisher Half-Pass mechanics with single card beneath packet
1997 Labyrinth (Issue 6) 22
Baltazar Fuentes Baltazar's Half Deck Reversal ends up with the top half reversed under cover card
1999 Arempi II 52
Masao Atsukawa 回転カット (Revolution Cut) Secret reversal of half the deck during a cut
Variations 2001 カードの島 28
Jerry K. Hartman Turndown Pass packet is turned over on deck, whole deck is secretly turned over underneath
June 2003 Ego (Vol. 2 No. 15) 5
Bruce Cervon, Wesley James Half Reverse Cut Variation as deck is cut onto table
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 312
Larry Jennings, Ken Krenzel Partial Mechanical Reverse with half the deck, while holding the other half in dealing position
Also published here 2005 Up In Smoke 45
Bob Farmer The Remraf Reverse facing the deck when turning the deck over
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 396
Paul Swinford Flip Over Undercut
Related to 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 55
Lee Asher Asher Twist Half Pass
2010 Vortex 57
Harry Lorayne Instantly Wired half the deck secretly turned over during cutting sequence
2011 Special Effects 166
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Reverse with temporary lateral palm of one packet
June 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 6) 44
Justin Higham Face-Down Riffle Reverse
2013 Bold and Illogical Card Moves 13
Harry Lorayne Overkill suit transformation kicker, original suit reversed in center
2015 JawDroppers! 54
Mark Aspiazu Action Half Pass
2019 Sleightly Out Of Order 168
Unknown Overhand Shuffle Reverse
Oct. 2020 Genii (Vol. 83 No. 10) 67