155 entries in Cards / Sleights / Palming / Classic Palm / Right Hand / Center
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Maskiertes Escamotieren selection palmed into right hand from top of left-hand packet as right-hand packet is replaced
Related to 1896 13
Jack Merlin Side Slide Palm and Flesh Frip side palm after a peek
1927/28 5
Jack Merlin Top Turnover side palm and unloading the card while turning top card over
1927/28 6
Jack Merlin Snap Pass Push-In Palm, palming the card while tapping it into the deck, producing it at the fingertips
Related to 1927/28 6
Jack Merlin Side Palm while tapping the card in the center, transferring on top
1927/28 17
Oswald Rae Card Location card placed in the center and immediately palmed in right hand
Related to 1928 13
Jean Hugard The Side Slip two methods
Related to 1940 31
Max Malini Malini's Side Slip palm or to top
1940 33
Jean Hugard The Delayed Side Slip
1940 34
The Thumb Slide with immediate palm-off
Related toVariations 1940 10
Side Slip very brief
1940 36
The "Side-Steal" Pass
1941/27 253
Eddie Joseph Replacement Steal top half replaced and bottom card of top half side palmed into right hand
1942 16
Russell "Rusduck" Duck From the Middle as Rusduck, side palm, card is returned and cards pushed together
Related to Oct. 1945 382
T. Nelson Downs The Side Steal Palm
1946 56
Arthur H. Buckley The Side Steal Palm - Buckley´s Method diagonal push-in
1946 57
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley's Multiple Card Palm Steal
1946 63
Russell T. Barnhart Barnhardt's Fan Steal right hand classic palm
Related toVariations 1947 3
Paul LePaul The Side-Steal
1949 45
Dr. Jacob Daley Side Slip with Pressure Fan Cover
Stars of Magic (Vol. 7 No. 2)
Dr. Jacob Daley The Side Steal and some of its Finer Points
  • Introductory Remarks
1950 466
Dr. Jacob Daley Right Hand Side Steal
1950 467
Dr. Jacob Daley Longitudinal Side Steal and Transfer
1950 471
Al Leech From The Center side steal from center for a color change
1954 24
Cy Endfield The Side Steal somewhat delayed
1955 27
Jerry Andrus Center Steal Palm directly when pushing card in
Also published here 1956 62
Jerry Andrus A Side Steal Palm also with multiple cards, to full palm
Also published here 1956 65
Edward Marlo The Technical Steal see Note 4 on p. 58
Variations 1957 2
Edward Marlo Standard Side Steal
1957 14
Edward Marlo Multiple Holdout palming multiple cards from different positions
1957 15
Edward Marlo On the Left Side covering the bad angles
1957 15
Edward Marlo Right Hand Steal as a direct Insertion Steal
1957 43
Edward Marlo Note note on approachment of right hand
1957 60
Russell "Rusduck" Duck From the Middle side palm, card is returned and cards pushed together
Related to May 1958
The Cardiste (Issue 8)
Edward Marlo, Arthur H. Buckley Shuffle Shift and Palm Off overhand shuffle multiple shift with palm off
Variations 1961 27
Cliff Green Multiple Center Steal here done with small packet
1961 105
Charlie Miller The Side Steal tip
1961 42
Dai Vernon Hints on the Side Steal getting card out of deck
1970 11
Dai Vernon, Jack Merlin Vernon Notes - Cut Discoveries 3) No. 109-3, Merlin "Push In" Pass, cryptic, might be the Snap Pass
Related to 1972 32
Dai Vernon, Arthur Finley Vernon Notes - Cut Discoveries 4) No. 109-4, no details
Related to 1972 32
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Second Card Steal No. 319, side steal of second card from top, in-jog preparation
Inspired by
  • Sam Leo Horowitz Second Card Steal
1972 83
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Non-Fidget Side Steal No. 344
1972 96
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Side Steal Slip Getaway No. 349, card partially palmed from center, then left hand removes cards above partially palmed card in cutting action
1972 98
Dr. Jacob Daley Side Steal Cover And Glimpse No. 562, side palm with glimpsing of palmed card
1972 157
Jerry Mentzer Small Packet Palm
1975 13
Jerry Andrus Center Steal Palm while pushing card in
Also published here 1976 46
Jerry Andrus Side Steal to full palm
Also published here 1976 48
Jerry Andrus Delayed Side Steal to full palm
1976 48
Side Steal
1977 41
Dan MacMillan Right Hand One Hand Side Steal one-hand top palm action from center
1977 46
Side Steal after peek
  • Transferring the Break
1978 55
Harry Lorayne A Lorayne Storm handling for "card to pocket" using a side steal
July 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 7)
Walt Lees, Gordon Bruce, David Carré The Side Steal to full palm
Also published here 1980 23
Side Steal brief
1980 25
Scotty York Simplified Side Steal inserting card in beveled deck, beginning of side steal
1980 5
Karl Fulves The Buckle Steal method for pushing out card, credit information
Related to 1981 5
Karl Fulves Side Steal Technique
Related to 1981 26
Karl Fulves Swindle Steal card is apparently side stealed to impress magicians
1981 27
Karl Fulves Free Form Steal left thumb stays at the SIDE of deck
1981 28
Karl Fulves The One-Hand Side Steal
1981 50
Harvey Rosenthal New Theory Side Steal in essence a method for sidejogging a block
1981 53
Paul LePaul LePaul's Side Steal
1981 53
James Swain Center Swivel Palm while deck is swivel cut
Feb. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Walt Lees, Gordon Bruce, David Carré The Side Steal to classic palm
Related to 1981 32
Michael Skinner Side Steal Handling from spread
1982 26
Harry Lorayne The Lorayne "Spread Out" spread pass with single card from center, also into right palm
1982 366
Edward Marlo The Two-Second Side Steal squaring action without right hand leaving deck, optional immediate replacement
1983 5
Center Steal
1983 27
Frank Simon The Versatile Spread Palm culled card palmed under spread
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Inspired byRelated to 1983 145
Edward Marlo Incomplete Convincing Control as a center palm
1984 127
Edward Marlo Replacement Side Steal
1984 144
Edward Marlo Additional Suggestions variation of "Side Squaring Bottom Palm" (page 146) from center
1984 156
Edward Marlo New Side-Steals - First Method
1984 162
Edward Marlo Third Method - Fourth Method "New Side-Steals"
1984 164
Edward Marlo Pivot Steal and Replacement
Related to 1984 166
Edward Marlo Disarming Side-Steal
1984 168
Edward Marlo Third Application using one-handed push-out technique
1984 172
Edward Marlo Delayed Side-Steal dribble action while card is side jogged
1984 175
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control
Related toVariations 1984 324
Jerry Sadowitz Cut Palm action palm, cards start in center
1984 27
Frederick Braue FB Side Steal "I think that this is the perfect pass, although I have used it only in the past week."
referenced Erdnase Palm from center (1936)
Inspired byAlso published here 1985 12
Frederick Braue Another FB Sidesteal card starts out side-jogged (1936)
1985 15
Frederick Braue FB Sidesteal only little finger pushes out card (1937)
1985 9
Peek and Sidesteal
1985 17
Frederick Braue Braue Squeeze Middle Palm "This is the best of all sleights yet devised for palming a card from the center of the pack."
Also published here 1985 8
Frederick Braue Braue Squeeze Center Palm
Also published here 1985 9
Side Steal Palm as top half is replaced
1985 50
Edward Marlo Stud Turn as Misdirection for Side Steal
1986 57
Arthur Finley The Arthur Finley Diagonal Palm Shift
1987 65
Jamy Ian Swiss Action Side Steal cutting cover
Also published here 1987 4
Edward Marlo Replacement Side Steal
1988 58
Larry Jennings Bottom Placement Kelly/Ovette alternative, also directly into left cop or right palm position
Also published here 1988 159
Justin Higham Automatic Side Steal
1988 9
Arthur Finley The Finley Diagonal Palm Shift Revisited clarifications
Related to 1989 15
Harvey Rosenthal, Frank Thompson Variations of Multi Shift
  • reversing cards (Rosenthal)
  • palming cards in classic palm (Thompson)
  • palming cards in Tenkai palm (Rosenthal)
Inspired by 1989 4
Dr. Jacob Daley Double-Card Side Steal stealing an inserted double
1990 63
Walt Maddison Center to Palm
Sep. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 9)
Harry Lorayne Side Glance side palm cover
Related to 1990 196
Small Packet Side Palm
1990 98
Vanni Bossi Little Finger Side Steal After the Peek (Techniques: Real Time or Delayed), to Gambler's Flat Palm or as Multiple Lift
1991 5
Vanni Bossi From "Tamariz" Control Perpendicular to Erdnase's Shift and Palm to Diagonal Palm Shift position
1991 9
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L. W. Diagonal Side Steal
1991 88
Dr. James Nuzzo Nuzzo's Simul-Steal side-steal for two peeked-at cards
1992 153
Small Packet Side Palm
1992 18
Sid Fleischman Center Stealing No. 1, dragged out by left thumb
1993 189
John Riggs Corkscrew side steal to palm, while turning deck
1995 40
Side Steal brief
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2)
Pablo Domenèch Empalme de la Carta del Centro a una Solo Mano "palm from center using one hand", does use both hands
1996 149
Allan Ackerman, Frank Simon The Convincing Control Palm
1996 59
Larry Jennings Two-Step Side Steal
1997 102
The Side-steal Palm
1998 765
Walt Lees, David Carré, Gordon Bruce The Simplified Side-Steal Palm
Also published here 1998 766
Allan Ackerman, Frank Simon The Convincing Control Palm
Related to 1998 771
Roberto Giobbi, Mack Picknick Picnick at the Summit four aces travel from different positions to the top of the deck
Inspired by 1998 773
Guy Hollingworth Methods of controlling & palming. One multiple cards, all-around square-up cover
VariationsAlso published here 1999 133
Ellis Stanyon The Diagonal Palm Pass (Right Hand) No. 10
  • Supplementary Note (reference by Karl Fulves)
Related to 1999 228
Ellis Stanyon The Lateral Palm Pass No. 12, under cover of squaring in-the-hands spread after replacement
Variations 1999 229
Barry Price The Great Circle Palm "Deck Straddle Palms"
2000 23
Allan Ackerman, Frank Simon The Convincing Control Palm
2000 59
Allan Ackerman, Edward Marlo, Steve Bedwell Ackerman Varies Kelly / Misdirection Palm Combo
2000 19
Jerry Mentzer Direct Palm of a Tabled Card tabled card scooped into deck
  • As a Palm
  • As a Control
Related to
  • "Dribble Control" (Inside John Murray)
2000 124
John Carney, Edward Marlo The Side Steal transformation, with credit information
2002 70
Roberto Giobbi The Side Slip commentary
Related to May 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 5)
Jamy Ian Swiss The Action Side Steal cutting cover
Also published here 2002 3
Gabriel Moreno Empalme Pivotante - Empalme Pivotante al Introducir una Carta while pushing card into the center
2003 221
Gabriel Moreno Empalme Pivotante al Recomponer la Baraja top and center
2003 222
Earl Nelson MVPalm out-jogged card inserted, directly palmed
Inspired by 2003 132
Jerry Sadowitz Cut Palm action palm, cards start in center
2004 26
Spread Side Steal
Oct. 2007
Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Arie Vilner The Quick Fan Control into right-hand classic palm as fan is closed, same action as in Cornelius Fan Steal
Related to 2009 73
Max Milton The Direct Steal top card of bottom half is stolen as top half is replaced
2009 21
Spread Side Steal
2010 168
Lance Pierce On the Side Steal
Inspired by 2010 46
Dave Buck Cascade Palm Palming selection into face up right hand after Cascade Control to the top
Inspired by 2011 32
Derek DelGaudio Plumber Palm top, center or bottom card from overhand shuffle
Also published here
  • "Only Notes" (2008, Derek DelGaudio)
2011 72
Karl Fulves Pivot Steal from center into right palm or onto tabled packet
Related to 2012
Prolix (Issue 10)
Amílkar Riega Bello Empalme de Amilkar palm from the center to right hand, spread pass vibes
2014 94
Karl Fulves Diagonal Steal & Palm multiple shift directly followed by palm
The Lowdown (Issue 1)
Karl Fulves Side Steal Finesse on pushing the card out at an angle so the left fourth finger can move between angled card and deck
Related to 2015
Errata (Issue 1)
Pepe Lirrojo Empalme desde salto Le Paul palm while doing LePaul spread pass
2016 18
Side Steal to palm
2017 51
Ben Morris-Rains Fourth Method Control/Palm
Inspired by Aug. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 8)
Max Malini Malini Side Steal
Related to 2018 261
Johnny Thompson Thompson Side Steal
2018 265
Helder Guimarães, Pedro Lacerda Specific Moments - The Choreographed Card Steal single cut to table, cards palmed into right hand
Inspired by 2019 130
Carlos Vaquera My Side Steal same es FB Side Steal, no credit
Related toAlso published here 2019 289
Amílkar Riega Bello The Amilkar Side Steal palm from the center to right hand
2019 291
Clark Payne TRAP "Tabled Riffle Action Palm"
card pushed into deck in the hands, then tabled for riffle shuffle, ends up in right-hand full palm
June 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 6)
Anthony Miller The Out and Up Control direct, also as direct palm
July 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 7)
Palm color change used as vanish, stealing face-down card from deck and depositing it onto face-up card
2021 137
Side Steal to Palm Tip
2022 256
Chris "Doc" Dixon Dixon's Delay delayed side steal
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Jan. 2003
2022 159
Denis Behr Expertalk: Denis Behr on the Delayed TFC-Steal typo "TPC Steal", card inserted, deck spread on table, then picked up and all-around square-up steal
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2004
2022 273
Bernard Bilis The Bilis One-Handed Side Steal Variation deck transferred to right hand which then completes the palm steal as deck is set on table
Inspired by 2022 105
Guy Hollingworth All-Around Square-Up Palm multiple cards at different positions
Also published here 2023 72