73 entries in Cards / Sleights / Passes & Shifts / Two-Handed / Classic Pass
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Faire sauter la coupe des deux mains classic pass
1786 93
To Make the Pass - First Method very backbone of card-conjuring, the
1876 12
To Make the Pass with both Hands
1889 4
H. F. C. Suhr Die Volte No. 11, no details
1895 15
Die Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
Sep. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Die Volte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
continuation of pass description with variation and application as control, time misdirection
Oct. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10)
A. Die Volte mit zwei Händen as a control
Sep. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Die Volte mit zwei Händen several handlings (similar to Decremps), also as half pass
1896 1
The Double Handed Pass
1897 7
Two-Handed Shift
Related to 1902 97
Charles Bertram The Two Handed Pass Charles Bertram's Method, "...it is the basis of, or used in, almost every card trick which requires any sleight of hand"
Related to 1902 35
Charles Bertram The Two-Handed Pass "Charles Bertram's Method"
1904 18
Charles T. Jordan The Impossible Journey No. 20, selection comes to top in rubber banded deck, executing classic pass with rubber banded deck
Related toVariations 1919/1920 58
Victor Farelli The "Drop" to Cover the Pass
1933 24
V. Beestonn A Common Fault
1933 25
Dr. James William Elliott The "Move" that Mystified Downs blocking for the pass
Also published here
  • The Sphinx
1933 26
Dr. James William Elliott The Rubber Band Version classic pass with banded deck
1933 28
Alexander Weyer The "Weyer" Version
1933 28
Jean Hugard Some Notes on the Pass
1935 90
John Ramsay, Jean-Nicholas Ponsin Pass Subtlety
1935 91
Laurie Ireland The Invisible Pass
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation")
Frank Lane, U. F. Grant An Easy Color Change face card of rubber-banded deck changes, pass
1935 34
The Pass cover for seated performance
1940 418
Edward Victor The "Pass" Again bottom cover pass
1940 ca. 7
The Regular Pass
1941/27 247
Arthur H. Buckley Restoring the Cut (My Pet Method) includes setting bridge during riffle shuffle, reads like a classic pass
1946 110
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Okito Card Control sort of classic pass, while showing top and bottom card
Sep. 1946 249
Jean Hugard Card Magic Continued
  • The Pass
  • The Riffle Pass
  • The Spread Pass
  • The Spring Pass (Rezvani)
Mar. 1947
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 4 No. 10)
The Pass
1948 154
The Two-Handed Pass
1948 50
The Standard Pass
1954 5
Nate Leipzig The Pass brief
1963 28
Dai Vernon Chapter Eighteen: Vernon on the Pass tips and finesses
Related to 1967 111
The Pass
1976 24
The Pass as a packet switch
1977 6
Ken Krenzel The Classic Pass lots of information
1978 197
Roy Walton The Classic Pass
1981 195
Derek Dingle The Silent Pass
1982 59
Norman Houghton Lazy Man's Invisible Pass handling of the classic pass, also as cover pass
June 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 6)
The Pushback retaining the break after a pass by establishing a jog
1985 8
Edward Marlo Extended Finger Passes see page 55 (Addendum) for correction
1989 1
Rafael Benatar Salto Fotografico cover for classic pass
1989 78
Drop Cover Pass hands drop down, brief
1990 66
T. Page Wright An Invisible Standard Pass deeper in hand, third finger in break
1991 74
クラシックパス (Classic Pass)
1993 41
Eddie Fechter Crazy Cut strange card control, pass mechanics
1993 72
Gary Ouellet Beginnings basics of the classic pass
1994 27
Gary Ouellet Tangents angled classic pass, right hand moves
1994 35
Richard Kaufman, Gary Ouellet Grip Change sleight grip modification for the classic pass
1994 47
Gary Ouellet The Triangle of Death tip for the classic pass
1994 48
Gary Ouellet Viewpoint tip for the classic pass
1994 49
Ken Krenzel Chasm tip for the classic pass
1994 50
Gary Ouellet Shinola on covers for the pass, different styles and other sources
1994 53
Karl Norman Pass Finesse subtelties for the classic pass
1995 15
The Classic Pass including good tips for practicing the Pass
1996 297
James Swain Tips on the Pass classic pass
1996 130
Doug Edwards Cover for the Classic Pass
Sep. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 9)
Ellis Stanyon The "Double-Handed" Pass No. 1, asking a question for misdirection during pass
1999 223
Ellis Stanyon Stanyon's Pass in Connection with Sleeves No. 2, pulling both sleeves up as cover
1999 223
Chuck Smith The Classic Pass
2000 41
Incomplete Pass used to make Kings “penetrate” deck from top to bottom
Also published here June 2000
Onyx (Issue 11)
Andrew Wimhurst Flex Pass, Fan Pass tips on classic pass and riffle pass
2001 10
The Pass as a packet switch
2001 126
John Carney Technique the classic pass
2002 241
Andrew Wimhurst Expertalk: Andrew Wimhurst on the Classic Pass
  • Tension
  • Packet Realignment
Mar. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 7)
Euan Bingham On the Pass
2003 23
R. Paul Wilson R. Paul Wilson on the Instant Pass! pass made as soon as the top half is replaced on the bottom half
  • Fine Points
2005 20
Incomplete Pass used to make Kings “penetrate” deck from top to bottom, also see p. 122 for similar action
Also published here 2007 129
Eric Evans Classic Pass with Pen
2012 32
Arthur Finley Arthur Finley Shift
Related to 2018 223
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Kiss Pass with (Johnny Thompson) or without (Dai Vernon) pause in the middle
Related to 2018 149
Steve Forte Classic Shift "a few, short, general observations"
2020 280
Dai Vernon On Passes comments on classic pass, one-hand pass, riffle pass, from private lecture notes by P. Howard Lyons
2022 89