153 entries in Cards / Sleights / Crimps / Bridge (multiple Cards)
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Bridge
1876 Modern Magic 39
Unknown The Bridge two methods to put it in
1889 Tricks with Cards 30
Unknown Fourth Method deck bridge as control
1889 Tricks with Cards 69
Unknown The Pack being divided into two Heaps on the Table and a Card taken from each Heap and placed in the other: to discover such Cards two methods (odd/even or bridge)
1889 Tricks with Cards 81
Unknown The Bridge: Additional Methods
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
  • Fourth Method
1890 More Magic 20
Unknown Methods of Identifying a Chosen Card - Fourth Method concave bridge in rest of deck
1890 More Magic 22
Unknown Rouge et noir No. 19, bridge crimp to tell whether a card is red or black
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 24
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die verschwundene Karte card selected and returned out of hands, yet it disappears from deck
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 83
Unknown Die geheimnisvollen Würfel
  • two dice thrown and sum counted to repeatedly until deck is divided in two halves, they're separated in red and black
  • red and black separation by performer without dice but crimp or punch instead
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 110
Unknown Italienische Methode crimp along center, single card or full deck
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 131
Unknown The Bridge
1897 New Era Card Tricks 40
Unknown Deck Crimp Location
1897 New Era Card Tricks 72
Unknown Die Abhebe-Karten bridging both halves in opposite direction
Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 181
Unknown To Indicate the Location for the Cut - I. This is located by the Crimp bridge crimp, for use after overhand shuffle
Related toVariations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 48
Unknown III. This is located by the crimp bridge crimp, for use after riffle shuffle
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 51
S. W. Erdnase Crimping for the Cut using crimp in a game, player cuts to crimp
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 113
Unknown Full Deck Bridge
1909 The Art of Magic 53
T. Nelson Downs Second Method deck crimp/bridge at peeked at card
1909 The Art of Magic 150
T. Nelson Downs Third Method spectator peeks in his own hands, risky bridge, also with rubber banded deck
1909 The Art of Magic 150
Unknown Bridge half the deck by squeezing left hand
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 38
Graham Adams The Inverted Crimp cards bridged in other direction, see also photographs starting on p. 51
Inspired by 1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 16
Victor Farelli Deck Bridge
1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 34
Unknown Crimp and Riffle Location deck is crimped
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 70
Unknown How to "Bridge"
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 73
Victor Farelli For the Table "Spread" Force. setting up
Related to 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 74
Louis Lam Tower Bridge "A New Bridge Effect", number of cut of cards is divined by value of another selection
1935 Would You Believe It? 11
Audley Walsh Two Card Control bridged deck
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 109
Unknown Control with Bridged Deck bottom of page
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 51
Unknown Nine in Ten Detection dotted key and bridge, hoping that spectator cuts at bridge
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 307
Unknown Setting a Bridge
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 360
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon Subtlety distant crimped key card, bridge during tabled cut
1938 Greater Magic 52
Unknown Fifth Method. (Card control by means of the crimp) crimping bottom section
1938 Greater Magic 53
Unknown End Crimp
1938 Greater Magic 233
Blois Houghton Sensitive Soul deck separates at selection when kicked on floor, crimp instead of salt
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 44) 299
Unknown Establishing a Break from a Bridge
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 124
Unknown Bridge
1940 Expert Card Technique 124
Unknown Bridge whole deck
1940 Expert Card Technique 127
Edward Marlo Two Pets - A. First Pet bridged deck
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 8
Edward Marlo B. Second Pet bridged deck
1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 9
Unknown Bridge of bottom few cards
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 41
Unknown 18 - The quarter-bridge. Way to bridge the deck so spectator will cut within bank of cards.
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 31
Unknown 19 - Gambler's Bridge. Bridging the deck in the context of a cut
1940 "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 32
Wilbur T. Kattner Ry for Mystery preparing OOTW while performing
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 65
Eddie Joseph The Corner Riffling Location deck riffled and card replaced, gap seen
1942 Greater Card Tricks 16
Paul Morris Are You Sure? - A Quick Trick with a Novel Finish four Jacks are cut to, then one Jack transforms into selection
Also published here Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 26
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Control with bridge
Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 26
Edward Marlo Setting Bridge during riffle and overhand shuffle combination
1945 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 86
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 317
Arthur H. Buckley Buckley´s Method of Secretly Placing a Bridge springing the cards two times from hand to hand
1946 Card Control 28
Unknown The Cut and use of the Bridge gaming context
1946 Card Control 106
Arthur H. Buckley Restoring the Cut (My Pet Method) includes setting bridge during riffle shuffle, reads like a classic pass
1946 Card Control 110
Joe Berg The Convexed Aces Experiment No. 6 - cards are lost and found, aces are bridged
Variations 1946 Card Control 156
Unknown Deck Crimp
1947 Marlo In Spades 28
Audley Walsh Off Hand
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 749
Bert Fenn Jokerneurosis rainbow deck of jokers, four cards transform into aces, then the faces into a normal deck
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 202) 807
Charles Hudson Switch Back way to find the bridged card
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 204) 815
Unknown Springing the Cards Control
1951 Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 25
Unknown Deck Corner Crimp crimping all corners
1952 Nate Leipzig's Card Stab 8
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp
1953 The Cardician 4
Gene "Phantini" Grant Psychia
1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 6
Jack Merlin Merlin Shuffle without credit, to bridge the deck
Related to 1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 6
Norman Houghton Baffling the Brethren card control, springing the cards, bridge
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 331) 134
Unknown Deck Bridge
1958 The Magic Seven 16
Unknown Pull Down Bridge
1959 Cardmanship 10
Dai Vernon Spring Crimp waterfall crimp
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 59
Dai Vernon Cut Crimp "roof crimp"
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 58
Dai Vernon Whole Pack Crimp Squeeze crimp in Dealing position
1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 58
James Steranko The Riffle Bridge bottom third bridged, for placement of card in center at brigde
1960 Steranko on Cards 17
Joseph K. Schmidt The Fan-atic Card Control fan bent open for selection, bridging
1968 The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 18
Edward Marlo The Crimp - D.F.C. bridge where spectator stops, two methods
Related toVariations 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 6
Unknown Full Deck Crimp
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 67
Blois Houghton Sensitive Soul deck separates at selection when kicked on floor, crimp instead of salt
Also published here 1972 The Living End 110
Edward Marlo Card Cheats Two Card Stack includes setting of bridge
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 34
Philip T. Goldstein Half Deck Crimp to control selection
1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 3
Philip T. Goldstein Charlier Cut Production
1976 Classic Tackler 5
Philip T. Goldstein The Spin Location cards thrown on the table, right card is removed
1976 Classic Tackler 6
Dai Vernon Cut Crimp "roof crimp"
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 15
Harry Lorayne The Acrobatic Deck deck divides at chosen card when thrown, crimp
Also published here 1977 The Magic Book 97
Ken Krenzel Bridge crimping half the pack
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 137
Ted Karmilovich Red & Black performer separates red and black cards
1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 221) 1102
Steve Beam, Don Morris Houdini's Out when spectator wants to replace card himself and shuffle, Out
1979 Inside Outs 13
Harry Lorayne Double Saltless crimps/bridges, two selections
Related to May 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 340
Daryl Martinez A Few More Ideas ideas for previous "Magician Fooler"
1982 Something for Everyone 2
Justin Higham, Stephen Tucker, Pascal Monmoine Pandemonium
  • growing Deck gag (Higham)
  • trouser pocket as servante (Higham)
  • card revelation gag with two spectators selecting the same card (Tucker)
  • five coins travel from hand to hand and then change into one coin (Tucker)
  • Cutting the Aces, Bilis/ Marlo variation idea (Monmoine)
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 420
Edward Marlo Crimp Control seven methods to control selection with crimped deck, also key card handlings
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 223
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Edward Marlo Combination Control full deck crimp
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 313
Steve Draun Getting On With This World two-pile deal, seated or stand-up
Also published here 1984 At The Table 62
John Riggs Thumb Print
1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 9) 156
Unknown Gamblers' Move top stock control with crimped deck (1937)
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 10
Victor Farelli Farelli Control bridge
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 20
Unknown The Fan Bridge stop on fan, cards bent up
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 24
Unknown Gamblers' Stock Control with bridge
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 4
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts to bridge
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 7
Frederick Braue Side Crimp getting bridge in deck
  • To Take Out Bridge
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 13
Unknown Bridge Force spectator cuts into bridge
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 30
John Riggs Aces for Airheads off-beat cutting the aces, four random cards on top, when position of packets are changed, aces appear on top of the packets
1986 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 15) 258
Steve Draun Overhand Shuffle Crimp
1987 The Magic of Steve Draun 33
Edward Marlo No Jogs False Cut using deck crimp
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 121
Unknown Packet Bridge
1988 The Cardwright 1
Dad Stevens Setting a Bridge during tabled cut
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 2
Karrell Fox The "World's Fairest" Card Revelation ungaffed banded deck tossed out, a card peeked at, found
1988 My Latest Book 92
Dai Vernon Setting the Bridge
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 118
Karl Fulves Unbeknownst bridged deck
Related to 1989 Quick Card Tricks 10
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp
Related to 1990 Close-up Impact! 38
Unknown Gambler's False Riffle Shuffle with bridge
Related to 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 10
Unknown Gamblers' Riffle Control with bridge
Related to 1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 10
Paul Rosini The Quick Spell
1992 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 21
Vanni Bossi Delayed Control after the Peek bridging top part after fingertip peek, method to obtain break at bridge after table spread delay
Inspired by 1992 Escorial 1992 — The Marlo Year 13
Unknown タテのブリッジ (Length-wise Bridge)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 103
Unknown ヨコのブリッジ (Sideways Bridge)
1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 104
John Scarne, J. W. Sarles One Hand Ace Cutting using bridge (spring and riffle shuffle)
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 6) 66
John Scarne Setting the Bridge with strong riffle shuffle
1995 Setting Up Exercises 7
Unknown Bridge
1996 Classic Sampler 71
Karl Fulves Shuffle Crimp riffle cull with crimp
Related to 1996 Blocking Off 110
James Swain Out of this World separated into suits
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 12
Al Mann The Cut spectator cuts to bridge
1997 Mind Your Poker 25
Unknown The Bridge Control
1998 Card College — Volume 3 562
Ellis Stanyon The Bridge at the End of the Pack No. 9, bridging deck while spectator remembers card
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 5
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note routine and riffle shuffle suggestion by Charles Jordan
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 5
Ellis Stanyon To Distinguish the Colour of the Cards Under a Handkerchief No. 18, bridge
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 43
Ellis Stanyon How to "Bridge" the Cards No. 23, one or multiple cards
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 45
Ted Lindsay The "Bridge" Pass (First Method) No. 21, delaying pass with bridged deck
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 235
Ted Lindsay The "Bridge" Pass (Second Method) No. 22, delaying pass with bridged deck
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 235
Ted Lindsay The "Bridge" Pass (Third Method) No. 22, delaying pass with bridged deck
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 236
Neal Elias Bridges & Crimps short notes
2000 Gambling Notes 5
Neal Elias "Slop" Cut From A Bridge cutting at bridge from unsquared deck
2000 Gambling Notes 8
Neal Elias The Shuffle Bridge bridging two halves in opposite direction during overhand shuffle
2000 Gambling Notes 8
Neal Elias The After Bridge bridging a section during overhand shuffle
2000 Gambling Notes 13
Neal Elias Riffle Bridge #1 setting bridge during in-the-hands riffle shuffle
2000 Gambling Notes 16
Neal Elias Riffle Bridge #2 setting lengthwise bridge during tabled riffle shuffle
2000 Gambling Notes 17
Neal Elias Cut Crimp setting bridge during tabled cut
2000 Gambling Notes 17
Bob Taylor The "S" Shuffle setting bridge during riffle shuffle with one half bridged opposite to other half, red-black divination application
2000 Gambling Notes 18
David Berglas The Berglas Effect
  • Any Card at Any Number
  • Jazz Magic
  • A Foundation For Miracles
  • The Bridge
  • Expect the Unexpected
  • The Psychology of Numbers
  • On Stage
  • Pointing the Effect
  • A Different Presentation
  • Sheer Devilment
  • An Interlude
  • In Conclusion
2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 527
Al Baker Crimp establishing bridge
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 701
Barrie Richardson The Blind Voice-detector spectator cuts shuffled deck in five piles, one secretly bridged
Also published here
  • Genii, Sep. 2003
2005 Act Two 346
Karl Fulves Pass Notes after cut, bottom half is apparently replaced to top but really slid to bottom, in-the-hands, lengthwise crimp
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 239
Roberto Giobbi Bridge Control
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 29) 36
Roberto Giobbi Bridge Over Hindu doing a bridge and setting it over selection
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 19) 344
Ryan Schlutz Peek as a Control bridge
Related to 2011 Making the Cut 10
Ryan Schlutz Sense-sational three selections (one thought of, two chosen) found
2011 Making the Cut 29
Woody Aragón Convex Control control four aces to the bottom by pushing four piles of cards together on table.
Inspired by 2011 A Book in English 65
Howard Albright Inner-End Crimp bridge
Also published here
  • "Albright's Advanced Card Magic", p. 5
2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 62
Roberto Giobbi The Fan Control
  • The basic idea
  • The Fan Control with Step
  • The Fan Control with Key Card
  • The Fan Control with Bridge
  • The Fan Control with Daub
2012 Confidences 99
Roberto Giobbi Cutting Into a Bridge spectator cuts to bridge
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 13) 77
Joseph Barry Preparing a borrowed deck bridging one color
2016 Charlotte's Notes 4
Ryan Schlutz Strange Gift spectator gives twelve cards to performer, he knows number of red cards and sorts them under table
Inspired by
  • "Buckle Up" (No. 105 in "Scarne on Card Tricks", 1950)
Also published here
2017 False Anchors — Volume One 14
Howard Albright Howard Albright Crimp bridging deck one-handed
2018 Game Changer 315
Steve Forte overhand-shuffle bridge
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 338
Steve Forte off-the-table strip-brief in-the-hands
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 339
Steve Forte full-deck crimp
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 340
Steve Forte Other Variants
  • open square-up bevel-brief
  • one-handed square-up brief
  • pinky bevel-brief
  • bounce-brief
  • up-the-ladder
  • Rod the Hop brief
  • corner crimp
  • double-strip
  • casino riffle-brief
  • cut-card briefs
  • cascade-brief
  • Ron Conley - moving brief
  • natural riffle-brief
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 341
Ryan Schlutz Strange Gift spectator gives twelve cards to performer, he knows number of red cards and sorts them under table
Also published here 2020 False Anchors 14