192 entries in Cards / Sleights / Multiple Lift / Top / Breakless
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Double Lift brief
1897 New Era Card Tricks 44
Unknown Double Lift
1897 New Era Card Tricks 87
Unknown Double Lift picking up two cards as one, not very subtle, held in palm position
Aug. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 115
Edward Victor The "E.V." Invisible Double Lift using a thumb count
Related to 1937 Magic of the Hands 4
Unknown The Double Lift with a Short Card with ambitious card phase
1938 Greater Magic 475
Francis Carlyle The "Carlyle" Snap Double Lift exploiting crimp/bend
Related to 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 8
R. M. Jamison The Jamison Double Lift spin action
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 10
Unknown Instantaneous Double Lift bridged double
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 15
Edward Marlo The Ambitious Card facilitating double lift by bending top cards
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 19
Unknown Double Card Lift
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 196
Edouard Cartier "The Flip" Double Lift
Apr. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 11) 113
Clayton Rawson Double-Lift Deceptions double-lift description
Related toAlso published here 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 100) 404
Bill Gusias Gusias' Fancy Lift push off method with forefinger count
1947 Marlo In Spades 4
Unknown The Double Lift and Turnover
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 141
Frederick Braue The Braue Double Lift finger nail push off
  • The Turn Down
Also published here 1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 1
Unknown The Double Lift thumb count, double taken off deck with right hand at upper left corner
1948 The Card Expert Entertains 101
Paul LePaul The Flip-Over Double-Lift hit lift
Related to 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 69
Paul LePaul The Snap-Over Double-Lift
Related to 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 73
Unknown Note on the Double Lift thumb count
1949 52 Amazing Card Tricks 56
Dr. Jacob Daley Instantaneous Double Lift hit lift
Variations 1950 Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 108
Dai Vernon Hit Double Lift
1950 Expert Card Technique 463
Nate Leipzig Leipzig Double Lift
Also published here 1952 Stars of Magic (Vol. 10 No. 1) 143
Edward Marlo Hit Lift
1953 The Cardician 52
Unknown The Double Lift two methods, basic and with double push off
1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part III 53
Clayton Rawson Double-Lift Deceptions
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 150
Paul LePaul The Snap-Over Double-Lift
1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 28
Unknown The Double Lift double picked up in end grip and shown
1959 Feke Card Tricks 33
James Steranko The Simplex Turnover riffling up with right first finger until two remain
1960 Steranko on Cards 5
Cliff Green The Push-Pull Double Lift
Related toAlso published here 1961 Professional Card Magic 19
Harry Lorayne Double Lift
Related toAlso published here 1962 Close-up Card Magic 52
Nate Leipzig Double Lift
Also published here 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 29
Edward Marlo Sure Multiple Lift hit method for four cards with Marlo Short Card at position five
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 5 I Shuffled the Cards) 12
Walt Maddison The WM Double Lift
1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 409
Unknown Double Lift top cards picked up with right hand
1967 The Best of Benzais 51
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky Double-Lift using deck with whole deck corner-shorted
1967 (ca.) The Astor-Deck 10
Clayton Rawson Thumb Count Double Lift see p. 210 for credit
Related to Sep. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 208
Jerry K. Hartman Pull-Up Double Lift similar technique as above, used for Double Lift on top of deck, similar to (the reverse actions of) reference
Related toAlso published here 1971 Odd Lifts 2
Jerry K. Hartman Push Back Lifts Basic technique:
  • Multiple Lift of all but bottom card
  • Multiple Lift of all but top and bottom cards (apparently the second card)
used with packets to replace buckles, accommodates end-for-end turnovers
Related toAlso published here 1971 Odd Lifts 6
George Zacharellis Zacharellis' Double card spring off from thumb between first two fingers
Related to Feb. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 487
Jerry K. Hartman Push Back Lift
Also published here 1974 Super Dupes 43
Martin A. Nash The Knock-Out Double Lift see p. 442 for additional crediting
Related to 1975 Ever So Sleightly 17
Unknown The Flip Double Lift and Turnover from "The Gen" July 1968 p. 49
Feb. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 73
Derek Dingle Double Lift
Related toAlso published here 1975 (ca.) Additional Deceptions 16
Jerry Andrus Doubling Move angly double lift
1976 Andrus Card Control 44
Paul Harris Automatic Double Lift rest of deck glued together
1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 4
Harvey Rosenthal Riffle-Up Double Lift
Also published here 1976 Close-Up Sampler — Part 2 3
Karrell Fox "Foxy" Double hit style double lift
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 66
Unknown Double-Lift - First Method pick-up at lower left corner
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 30
Unknown Double-Lift - Second Method thumb-count
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 30
Unknown Double-Lift - Third Method pick-up at inner end
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 31
Martin A. Nash The Second Deal Double Lift curiosity, see p. 446 for additional crediting
1977 Any Second Now 163
Lewis Ganson Double Lift
1977 Matching the Cards 26
Martin A. Nash Instant Double Lift after picking up tabled spread
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 21
Harry Lorayne First Method double lift, right thumb picks up two cards at inner end
Related to 1977 The Magic Book 61
Harry Lorayne Second Method double lift, hit style, turned up end-for-end, then flipped down
1977 The Magic Book 64
Ken Krenzel The Natural Double Lift
Variations 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 13
Ken Krenzel The Drag Lift with or without get-ready
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 26
Harry Lorayne Double Lift
Also published here 1978 Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 14
Hannes Höller Doublieren (double lift) with Stripper Deck
1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 37
Unknown Thumb Count Double Lift take from left side
1978 The second now you see it, now you don't! 64
Unknown Corner Double Lift take at inner left corner
1978 The second now you see it, now you don't! 65
Edward Marlo The Fake Pushoff adding a simulated push off to a strike double lift, two methods beginning on page 227
Variations 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 225
Edward Marlo The Pushoff Technique squared push off
Related to 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 229
Edward Marlo Another Double Turnover card is first displayed via Allerton Switch (?)
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 239
Edward Marlo 2nd Technique (For Another Double Turnover)
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 240
Edward Marlo 3rd Technique (Stud Type Turnover)
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 243
Edward Marlo The Turn Over Tip to eradicate the flare-out in double lifts and D'Amico Spread
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 244
Edward Marlo The Face Up Push Off using slight crimping at first turnover
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 249
Karl Fulves Contact Double using card with hole
1979 The Topological False Count 13
Daryl Martinez Daley Strike Double Lift Finesse
1980 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 48
Edward Victor, Father Cyprian Thumb Count Double Lift
Related to 1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 14
Derek Dingle The DD Double Lift stud type
Related toVariations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 6
Jon Racherbaumer Crackling Turnover Hit Lift with sound
1982 Card Finesse 61
Gordon Bruce Razor Lift
May 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1025
Martin A. Nash Knock-Out Double Lift
1982 Card News '82 137
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
Ross Bertram A Pet Martreb Double Lift
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 92
Ross Bertram Push-Offs and Push-Overs
  • A. Basic Position
  • B. The Push-Off and Turn-Over With One Card
  • C. The Push-Off and Turn-Over .... Two Cards
  • D. Another Push-Off Double Lift
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 94
Ross Bertram Far Out Double Lift starts with single card that is fed in underneath top card
Related to 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 102
Ross Bertram Close-Up Double Lift starts with single card that is fed in underneath top card
Related to 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 104
Bruce Cervon Covered Hit Double Lift right hand holds a card and lifts off another card from deck
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 2
Frederick Braue Das Braue-Doublieren finger nail push off
Also published here Nov. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2) 71
Clayton Rawson Das Rawson-Doublieren thumb count
Also published here Nov. 1984 Intermagic (Vol. 11 No. 2) 72
Brother John Hamman Stud Hit Double Lift
1984 Seven Deadly Miracles 18
Frederick Braue Evolution Double Lift thumbnail gauge
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 26
Francis Carlyle Snap Double Lift dribbling until two cards remain in hand, then flip-over
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 27
Daryl Martinez The Double Turnover Variation on Hit Double
Related to 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 5
Larry Jennings The Snap Lift
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 238
Davide Costi Excalibur double lift technique
Also published here 1987 For Friends Only... 9
Davide Costi Supreme
Related to 1987 For Friends Only... 18
Ron Wilson Riffle-Up Lift riffled with left thumb, developed in the forties
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 34
Larry Jennings The Snap Double Lift
1988 The Cardwright 148
Larry Jennings The Face Up Snap Double Lift
1988 The Cardwright 155
Ben Harris S.F.U.C. - Super Flip Utility Concept flipping over two cards as once with Super-Flip, upper one is scallop short, with applications:
  • A Flash Double-Lift
  • A Color Change
  • A Stunning Ambitious Card Climax
  • A Vanish
Inspired by
  • "Super-Flip" (Ben Harris, New Directions)
Related toVariations
1988 Off the Wall 62
Peter Dudley Disarming Double double flips up along right side
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1988 Inside Out (Issue 5) 12
Brother John Hamman Instant Double and Triple Turnover Technique
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 11
Brother John Hamman The Thumb-Hit Double Lift stud style
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 31
Karl Fulves Cronus Double
1989 And a Packet of Cards 28
Rafael Benatar Doble Volteo Resbalante additional method using Vernon's Double Push-Off
Also published here 1989 Cartas Certificadas 15
Martin A. Nash Knock-Out Double Lift
1989 Cartas Certificadas 48
Dr. Jacob Daley Instantaneous Double Lift
1989 Cartas Certificadas 92
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Floating Double
1989 Ascanio's Favorites 1 4
Lennart Green The Rotation Double double is pivoted before turning it over
Apr. 1989 Opus (Vol. 2 No. 8) 8
Alex Elmsley A Polished Push-Off eccentric method for block push-off
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 114
Roger Klause Double Down for turning a double back down, double kicked up with left thumb, knacky
1991 Roger Klause: In Concert 113
Vanni Bossi Double Lifting Again
Related to 1991 Escorial 1991 — The Erdnase Year 1
William H. McCaffrey Triple Lift or double, lifted at inner left corner
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 242
T. Page Wright Another Version with short card for instant double lift
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 244
Jerry K. Hartman Pull Up Double Lift similar technique as above, used for Double Lift on top of deck, similar to (the reverse actions of) reference
Also published here 1991 Card Craft 36
Cliff Green The Green Lift
Also published here 1991 Card Craft 37
Jerry K. Hartman, Edward Marlo Double Fake adding a simulated push off to a strike double lift
Inspired by 1991 Card Craft 40
Dr. Jacob Daley, Jack Carpenter Strike Double Lift
1992 Modus Operandi 52
Steve Draun Stud Two-Card Pushoff Lift
1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 14
Steve Draun A Heavenly Turnover
Variations 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 19
Rafael Benatar Slippery Double Turnover additional method using Vernon's Double Push-Off
Also published here 1993 Double-Card Technique 1
Larry Jennings ダブルリフト・ヒットメソッド (Double Lift: Hit Method)
pulling top card to the left
VariationsAlso published here 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 57
Sid Fleischman Double Lifting comment on the hit lift
1993 The Charlatan's Handbook 179
Sid Fleischman The Camelback Double Lift No. 1, thumb count and buckling of top two cards
1993 The Charlatan's Handbook 180
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Double Lift very brief note
1994 More Greater Magic 1248
Homer Liwag Homer Liwag's Dribble Double double lift after dribble pass
1994 The Pass 87
Jeff Busby A Lift Tip
1995 Arcane (Issue 14) 204
Karl Fulves Practicing Break Offs without a table
1995 Setting Up Exercises 82
Dai Vernon, Martin A. Nash, Edward Marlo The Push-over Double
1998 Card College — Volume 3 573
Vernon Winiecke VW Double Lift pushed forward, then lose stud-style turnover
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 216
Lee Asher Diving Board Double Non-acrobatic
Variations 1999 Lé Asher 9
Ellis Stanyon Knocking the Pack Out of Hand No. 25, elaboration in which top two cards are lifted as one to show that the card is not on top or bottom, no details on double lift
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 29
Unknown Double Turnover
Feb. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 2) 37
Unknown Dribble Double brief, deck dribbled and last two held as one, leads into Stuart Gordon Double
1999 Labyrinth (Issue 12) 6
Steve Bedwell TC Multiple Lift using thick card
2000 Thick Schtick! 12
Michael Skinner Skinner's Elevator Double Lift flourishy double lift
Also published here Nov. 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 11) 26
Mark Lewis The Double Lift top card short
2001 The Long and the Short of it 12
Derek Dingle Two Card pick-up longitudinal crimp instead of break
2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 150
Lewis Jones Lift off method for a breakless double lift
1. Doubling up
2. The line-up
3. The one-finger push
4. Edge grip control
5. The switch
6. The bonus
2002 Ahead of the Pack 5
Ross Bertram Ross Bertram Double-Lift with simulated push-off
2003 Tricks 43
Luis H. Trueba El Redoble turning a double back over on the deck, using natural break
2003 Magia y Dramagia 130
T. G. Murphy T. G.'s Triple Flip Lift Deck Flip application
2003 Nursery Rhymes — Volume 3 38
Davide Costi Pneumatic Double Lift only from face up to face down
2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 42
Davide Costi Excalibur Double Lift
Also published here 2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 44
Davide Costi Milano Double Lift snap-over
2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 47
Arturo de Ascanio Triple Lift Saltimbanchi
2004 Close-Up Elegance by Davide Costi 113
Wesley James Hit Double Lift Handling
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 20
Wesley James WJ Two-Step Double Lift Hit Variation
2004 Enchantments 161
Bob Ostin My Double Lift
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 28
Arturo de Ascanio The Floating Double
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 174
Charlie Miller Charlie Miller's Double Turnover end-for-end
Also published here
  • MUM, June 2001
2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 22
Doug Edwards Less-Trouble Double flourish double turnover
2006 Brass Knuckles 26
Dr. Jacob Daley Hit Double Turnover
2007 52 Memories 43
Ron Bauer Two-Card Turnover Technique TTT
2008 The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture 17
Ron Bauer The Stud stud-variation of TTT
2008 The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture 20
Ron Bauer The Book variation of TTT with book style turnover
2008 The Ron Bauer 2008 Lecture 21
Arturo de Ascanio The Challenging Double
Also published here 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 202
Unknown The Acrobatic Double
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 208
Arturo de Ascanio Hitting the Double hit lift
Inspired by 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 322
Arturo de Ascanio The Weightless Double Turnover (The Reinvented Double) a.) The Vernon Push-Off
b.) The Turnover Proper
Related to 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 371
Jamy Ian Swiss A Dissertation on the Double Lift The Honest Liar
with many approaches and references, credit information
  • Stuart Gordon Lift
  • The Paul Curry Lifts
  • Charlie Miller's Double Lift
  • Brother John Hamman
  • Flourish Lifts
  • D'Amico One-Handed Double Lift
  • Jennings Snap Lift
  • Bert Allerton Snap-Over Lift
  • Bob White's Flash Double
Related toAlso published here Mar. 2008 Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 1) 37
Jamy Ian Swiss The Instantaneous Double Lift discussion of hit double lift
Also published here Mar. 2008 Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 1) 40
Jamy Ian Swiss On the Knock-Out Double Lift
Related toAlso published here Mar. 2008 Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 1) 43
Fred Robinson On the Double Lift thumb count
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 130
Ron Bauer Two Card Turnover Technique just a reference
2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 51
Aaron Fisher Hit Double Lift Handling working from in-jogged configuration
Inspired by Jan. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 1) 36
Roberto Giobbi The Sliding Double
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 2) 70
Fred Kaps An Unusual Double Lift as used by Fred Kaps
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Dec 27) 386
Martin A. Nash Knock-out Double Lift
2010 CAAN Craft 46
Jamy Ian Swiss A Dissertation on the Double Lift with many approaches and references, credit information
  • The Stuart Gordon Lift
  • The Paul Curry Lifts
  • Charlie Miller's Double Lift
  • Brother John Hamman's Double Lift
  • Flourish Lifts
  • The D'Amico One-Handed Double Lift
  • The Jennings Snap Lift
  • Bert Allerton's Snap-Over Lift
  • Bob White's Flash Double
Also published here 2011 Devious Standards 95
Jamy Ian Swiss The Instantaneous Double Lift discussion of hit double lift
Also published here 2011 Devious Standards 107
Jamy Ian Swiss On the Knock-Out Double Lift
Related toAlso published here 2011 Devious Standards 115
Fred Kaps The Kaps Show showing that selection is not on top or bottom, even though it is on top
2012 Confidences 81
James Steranko Trancendia "A New Double-Lift"
hit type with thumb at left edge
Also published here
  • Genii, Jan. 1961
Dec. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12) 70
Tomas Blomberg Top Centre Double Turnover from the top of the deck
2014 Blomberg Laboratories 79
Roberto Giobbi The End-over-End Hit Double Lift
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 28) 372
Jack Carpenter Instantaneous Stud Double-Turnover
2017 The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 20
Michael Skinner Skinner's Elevator Double Lift flourishy double lift
Also published here 2017 Preserving Mystery 118
Nate Leipzig Leipzig Double Lift from small packet
Also published here 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 65
Derek Dingle DD Double Lift brief
Also published here 2018 Pure Imagination 208
Unknown Block lift face-up card on deck is lifted up with a block secretly below it
2018 Pure Imagination 240
Andi Gladwin Double Turnover with Master Pushoff
2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 82
Andi Gladwin Multiple Turnovers triple, quadruple, with Master Pushoff
2020 The Boy Who Cried Magic 84
Steve Reynolds Loose Ends: On the Hit Lift with credit information
2020 Output (Issue 8) 29
Edward Marlo Hit Lift
2020 Output (Issue 8) 34
Larry Jennings The Hit Minus One Double Turnover
Related toAlso published here 2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 139
Larry Jennings The Covered Double Turnover covered hit type
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 143
Larry Jennings The Expedient Lift hit end-for-end turnover
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 145
Larry Jennings The Dead Certain Double
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 148
Larry Jennings The Larry Jennings Pushoff
Inspired by
  • "Hahne's Perfect Double Card Lift" (Nelson Hahne, Modernism in Pasteboard, 1934)
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 154
Arturo de Ascanio Challenging Double-lift
Also published here 2020 Reflections on the Double Card (Ascanio's Handling) 50
Unknown Double Lift card jogged in middle is turned over with top card at the same time
2020 Reflections on the Double Card (Ascanio's Handling) 68
Nathan Colwell Pullman Lift Snappy double lift, card is snapped forwards. Can be done with break or no break
Inspired by 2021 Lorem Ipsum 34
Florian Brooks Reliable Double
  • Variation 1: one handed double - table double
  • Variation 2: right handed double
  • Variation 3: Lift / Bob White Display
  • Variation 4: Stud
  • Variation 5: Display
  • Variation 6: Triple
  • Variation 7: Static Double
Related to 2022 Spirit in the Walls 16
Andrew Frost The Push Off Technique natural thumb position
  • The Grip
  • The Pushing Point
  • Trouble Shooting: What Can Go Wrong
  • Drills
Variations 2022 Double Lift 18
Andrew Frost My Standard Turnover
2022 Double Lift 44
Andrew Frost Subtle Pushover starting with a slightly beveled deck
  • The Technique
Inspired by 2022 Double Lift 72
Harvey Rosenthal Riffle-Up Double Lift brief
Also published here 2022 Talk About Tricks (Issue 1) 74