24 entries in Cards / Principles / Locator Cards / Short Cards / Scallop Short
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The Short Card discussing Types of Short Cards, Cutting a Short Card
1938 364
Scallop Short
1938 528
Scallop Short
Nov. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 66)
Scallop Short Card
Also published here 1941 34
Dai Vernon The Short Card construction of Scallop Short
1967 149
Dai Vernon Locating a Short Card method of cutting to Scallop Short
Related to 1967 150
Jochen Zmeck Ein Super-Kartenfinden three packets made, spectator looks at bottom card of one packet and shuffles everything together with performer's back turned, three different short cards
1972 10
José de la Torre Impossible Discovery two chosen cards found, fair handling with scallop short key card
  • Variation No 1
  • Variation No 2
  • Variation No 3 - The Great Impossible Discovery
  • Appendix
    • How to Guess the Location of the Short Card
    • How to Expose the Corners of the Short Cards at the End of the Deck
    • How to Cut the Short Card to the Bottom
1977 19
Karl Fulves The Svengali Principle explaining the principle, with reproduced ad by Burling Hull from 1909
  • short ends
  • short corners
  • scallop shorts (& combined cuts)
  • roughed Svengali deck
1983 10
Dai Vernon Scallop Short
1984 24
Locator Card scallop short, for multiple control
1985 7
Dai Vernon Vernon Short Card
1986 13
Dai Vernon On the Scallop Short
1987 8
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break
Related toVariations 1987 10
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 62
Ben Harris Dynamic Duo two-phase transposition, using S.F.U.C., duplicate
1988 67
Thomas Fraps Blinded Triumph blindfolded, accident
2002 23
Scallop Short Card
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means)
Dai Vernon Scallop Short
2010 157
Patrick G. Redford The Redford Super Card short, punched and marked card
2017 62
Patrick G. Redford Perspicacity Spectator can determine which card has been added into another deck after a quick flick
2019 52
Patrick G. Redford Memory Phantom Card that spectator sees in the deck vanishes, found in card box
2019 134
Gaffed Cards hustler PMH, single in-stripper card
2020 346
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break
2021 54