194 entries in Cards / Sleights / Miscellaneous
  
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Stanley Collins False Envelope Insertion only part of the cards are inserted into the envelope Original Magical Creations 29
Theodore Annemann Alignment Move The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 2) 7
Unknown One Hand Quarter Fold brief Greater Magic 308
Unknown Two Card Monte Move double facer and backer Greater Magic 443
Unknown Mercury Card Fold Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 10) 4
Unknown Mercury Fold fourths, mention of Malini's "Card to Mouth"Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 304
Unknown Folding a Card sixth, palm Expert Card Technique 305
Unknown The Kaufman Card Stand another display method for stand up poker routines Expert Card Technique 414
Unknown Two Card Monte Move More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 37
Unknown Guide to Card Positions basic terminology Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 193
Theodore Annemann Alignment Move Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 37
Unknown Folding a card sixth, palm Tricks and Sleights 19
Dai Vernon Special One-Hand Cop apparently covering a playing card, stealing it, matrix move The Queens' Soiree 3
Dai Vernon The "Pull-Back" Steal steal under piece of paper The Queens' Soiree 3
Theodore Annemann Alignment Move Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 196
Leon Maguire Newspaper Card Holder as a display for stand-up performances Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 93
Unknown One Handed Card Fold Effective Card Magic 128
Bill Simon Airing the Strip-Out deck beveled for easier strip-outRelated to Effective Card Magic 56
Martin Gardner Airing the Deck deck is aired and held in proper angle to simulate full deck The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 321) 92
Unknown Card Stand for Gambler's Rehearsal to perform poker deals for larger crowd Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 98
Unknown Alignment Move Steranko on Cards 72
Theodore Annemann Alignment Move Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 14
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Epilogue (Issue 6) 43
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Epilogue (Issue 8) 59
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Expanded Lecture Notes 27
Karl Fulves Simulated Placedown convincer when tabled cards are secretly face up under cover card The Book of Numbers - Supplementary Notes 5
Unknown Line-up Move see also p. 11 The Universal Card 9
David Lederman Combination Gambling & Close up Display Board utility display for stand-up work Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 100
Karl Fulves Block-Off Switch Packet Switches (Part Two) 117
Joe Berg, Karl Fulves Likeness small packet, one card is switchedInspired by
  • "Mistakes Will Happen" (Joe Berg, Here's New Magic, 1937)
Packet Switches (Part Two) 116
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Super Subtle Card Miracles 44
Dick Zimmerman Card Fold while closing the fan, folding selection in half Creative Magic 10
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #5 two cards change, Two Card Monte sequence with impromptu double backerAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 11) 790
John Cornelius Fold-a-Card in quarters, while spreading through deck with faces towards performerAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 7) 740
Edward Marlo Red-Black Arrangement five methods to secretley get a red black alternating order into a pair order (rrbbrrbb...) The Unexpected Card Book 92
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 7
Unknown Alignment Move Enigma 5
Peter Duffie, Tom Batchelor Positive Card Fold Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 12) 290
Unknown Two Card Monte Turnover with double facer and backer Special Effects 70
Eric Mason Envelope Load loading a card into an envelope, under card spread Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 1) 460
Unknown Dropping Cards Parallel they fall face-down Matching the Cards 11
Karl Fulves Push Transfer two packets are pushed forward, one card transferred Transpo Trix 42
Karl Fulves Eight in the Side Pocket card travels from one compartment of wallet to another pocket, using ad card as double facer Coe Norton's Omega Wallet 7
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Cycle! 4
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Snow 5
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 71
Michael Ammar Card Fold in sixth below the deckVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 4) 327
Edward Marlo An Approach to D.F. Aces deal four Aces face down, yet they are double facers, roughed Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 172
Gordon Bruce Split Second splitting move Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 8) 890
Rovi Table Steal and Control card is secretly held out clipped to table top Rovi Reveals 36
Unknown Method for the One Hand folding of a Card into sixth Threshold 34
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 8
Larry Jennings F.T.L. & R.T.D. Aces four touched card are aces, transpo A Visit With Larry Jennings 6
David Britland Face to Face two selections, joker stabbed into the deck next to first selection, then joker turns into second selection Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 14) 260
Tim Wenk One-Handed Fold palm fold to quarters Best of Friends 275
Charlie Miller Alignment Move Palm small packet The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 16) 151
Unknown Alignment Move The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 2
Unknown Mercury Card Fold fourth Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 9) 1102
Unknown One-Handed Fold palmed into sixth Encore III 27
Dan O'Donoghue Folding the Card into sixth in palm in several steps while sitting The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 49
John Kennedy Folded Arm Cover for folding Lecture III 26
J. C. Doty Double and a Half showing top cards as indifferent card while selection is on top Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 5) 773
Edward Marlo Bottom Card Displacement exchanging bottom two cards Facsimile (Issue 1) 34
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move brief Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 6) 931
Theodore Annemann Alignment Move "Anneman Line-Up Move" Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 330
Father Cyprian Flash Fold card is actually prefolded and this condition is hidden when it is signed Arcane (Issue 12) 164
John Riggs Cold Fold card fold into quarters, bottom of the deck, finesse on Scarne's card foldInspired byRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 92
Unknown Mercury Card Fold into fourths For Your Eyes Only 10
Edward Marlo Modified Mechanic's Grip for punch deal Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 26
Pascal Monmoine Staircase doubles out of deck with plunger principle Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 6) 1235
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Best of Friends - Volume II 66
Theodore Annemann Alignment Move Best of Friends - Volume II 517
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Lake Tahoe Card Magic 17
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move variation Lake Tahoe Card Magic 28
Rolland Hamblen Alignment Move precursor The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 8
John Scarne Fold For Card: Scarne in fourth under deckRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 3
Frank Shields Impromptu Double Backer Also published here Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 101
Theodore Annemann Alignment Move Riffling the Pasteboards 19
Ray Kosby Sideways Alignment Move end grip, two-handed Scratching the Surface 9
Larry Jennings Deal Set small packet The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 171
Unknown Mercury Card Fold Three Miracle Routines 40
Jeff Busby Credit Information on Mercury Card Fold Three Miracle Routines 49
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 85
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 118
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ, Dai Vernon Alignment Move The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 152
Stephen Minch Alignment Move credit information The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 154
Unknown Alignment Move Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Carney Up Close) 21
Jim Patton, Father Cyprian A-Foldable action fold in fourth underneath deck, see also page 1355 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 1314
Dai Vernon Alignment Move (First Handling) Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 145
Dai Vernon Alignment Move (Second Handling) Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 153
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move The Cervon File 51
Keikan Miyanaka Blown-Up Deck half deck is "aired" to look like a full deck New Magic Of Japan 110
Unknown Alignment Move Quick Card Tricks 6
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 499
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 534
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move A Phil Goldstein Collection 28
John Bannon Creased Lightning III fourths Avant Carde I 5
John Bannon, Tom Bachellor Creased Lightning II fourths, for credit correction see reference, page 140Related to Avant Carde I 4
Unknown Mercury Card Fold Williamson's Wonders 74
Gene Maze Insta Fold using table edgeRelated to Prototype 42
Gene Maze Fast Fold Addenda cover for "Insta Fold"Related to Prototype 45
Dai Vernon Alignment Move Close-up Impact! 17
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move The Minotaur (Vol. 2, No. 4) 7
Lisa Menna Half Fold secretly folding card in half on pack Spectacle 5
John Bannon Creased Lightning into fourth or eighth under the deck, also right after convincing control Impossibilia 45
Unknown Mercury Card Fold fourth 100% Sankey 38
Unknown Mercury Card Fold one-handed in palm into sixth Horizons 10
Gary Ouellet Not on the Bottom, Not on Top showing top and bottom card, hiding selection on top Close Up Illusions 146
Dai Vernon Alignment Move Carneycopia 137
Steve Pressley The Under Control The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 709
David Harkey Stealth Mercury Fold Card to Wallet 70
Unknown The folding Card mercury card fold in quarters 52 Lovers - Volume II 53
John Bannon Creased Lightning Again Creased Lightning III, also right after convincing control Smoke and Mirrors 138
Unknown One-Handed Card Fold into sixth The Magic of Michael Ammar 172
Unknown Folding a Card Mercury Card Fold Lecture Notes 7
Alex Elmsley Top and Bottom Card Interchanges two methods The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 103
Unknown Backward Annemann-Christ Alignment Card Finesse II 253
Neal Elias Before Zingone impromptu double backer ambitious phase The Olram File (Issue 12) 12
Vanni Bossi Secret Fold of the Top Card in Sixth Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 4
Vanni Bossi The U.T.N. Folding "Under Their Nose", folding a palmed card in sixth while displaying top card of deck Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 5
Unknown Das Falten der Karte mit einer Hand one-handed in palm into sixth Ein Profi packt aus... 112
Unknown Folding into Sixth in pocket, brief The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 19
Vanni Bossi Loading a Card into a Glass Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 14
Howard Lyons Slipduc Displacement exchanging middle cards of four card packet, context (Ibidem #9) Modus Operandi 15
Jeff Moche Alignment Variation handling idea Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 6) 2230
Helge Thun Mercury Fold Version Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 7) 2233
Michael Close Folding the Contract secret folding method while "contract" is placed into pocket, could be used for jumbo cards Workers Number 3 9
Ernest Earick Katosoarus Toss card tossed from palm onto deck as other hand slapps the deck By Forces Unseen 100
Unknown How to Fold the Frog folding a frog from a playing card For Your Eyes Only 25
Unknown Alignment Move Crooked Tales 47
Meir Yedid Yedid Alignment Variant quick three-way sequence Magical Wishes 77
Derek Vernon Alignment Move The Lexicon 22
John Scarne Scarne Card Fold Mercury Fold Cardshark 131
Vanni Bossi The U.T.N. Folding "Under Their Nose", folding a palmed card in sixth while displaying top card of deck Vanni Bossi Lecture Notes 28
Unknown Mercury Fold The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume Two 11
John Riggs The Cold Fold card fold into quarters, bottom of the deck, finesse on Scarne's card foldRelated toAlso published here The Magic of John Riggs 31
Steve Bedwell Convincing Control Fold Parked Card and Other Manoeuvres 1
Mark Sicher Palm Fold Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 9) 2692
Tommy Wonder The Two-Second Card Fold into eighth, under deck The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 136
Unknown Alignment Move The Vampire Chronicles 9
Michael Ammar Flash Fold L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 48
Doug Conn Tabled Alignment Move Tricks of my Trade 96
Unknown Alignment Move Arempi II 5
Unknown Mercury Card Fold Magic Atlas 142
Doug Conn The Inflated Deck as a Triumph convincer, credit information on p. 14 Tricks of my Trade 13
Unknown Line-Up Move at bottom of deck Lost Vampire Secrets 141
Karl Fulves Line-Up Move Variation at bottom of deckRelated to Lost Vampire Secrets 143
Unknown Folding in Sixth palm Mastering the Art of Magic 106
Unknown Alignment Move Personal Collection 87
John Cornelius Fold-A-Card in quarters, while spreading through deck with faces towards performerAlso published here The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 29
Bob Kohler Kohler Lift Addition top card put to bottom of four-card packet, really to second from top Kardz 10
Martin Gardner Airing the Deck Related to The Book of Secrets 88
Unknown Mercury Card Fold Card College - Volume 5 1354
Unknown Mercury Card Fold Description from 100% Sankey, written by Richard Kaufman Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 25
Peter Duffie PAUS Palmed Addition Utility Sleight, apparently turning deck over but replacing palmed card instead Free From Filler 13
Peter Duffie POUS Palmed Off Utility Sleight, apparendly turning deck over but palming card off instead Free From Filler 14
Wesley James James Alignment Move a bit like a small-packet strip-out addition Enchantments 33
Henry Christ, Theodore Annemann Alignment Move Enchantments 80
Wesley James The Christ-Annemann Alignment Displacement Sequence "A WJ Technical Variation", similar to small packet strip-out addition Enchantments 377
Allan Ackerman Backwards Alignment Move to get injog at break How to Tame a Moose 24
Vanni Bossi How to Roll a Card while handling the Deck Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 23
Dai Vernon, Henry Christ, Theodore Annemann Alignment Move 52 Memories 31
Unknown Mercury Fold fourth Best of Friends - Volume III 221
Michael Ammar Card Fold into sixth below a small packet, for full-deck handling see referenceVariations Best of Friends - Volume III 278
Vanni Bossi How to Roll a Card While Handling the Deck Lecture Notes Las Vegas 2007 25
Jack Parker Whiskers Split 52 Memories 93
Jack Parker Misdirection Spread Secretly displacing a card on the table to make number of cards in table multiply 52 Memories 177
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move Reinventing the Real 88
Tyler Wilson Center Alignment Move Reinventing the Real 95
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move One Degree 117
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious III: Creating an Impromptu Double-Backer two methods Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 6) 235
Theodore DeLand, Tyler Wilson Two Card Monte Move Handling Reinventing the Real 89
Roberto Giobbi Carta-da-Fé how to burn a card Secret Agenda (Issue June 21) 184
Helder Guimarães Folded Cards on folding cards, idea of pre-cutting for neater fold Reflections 73
John Scarne Scarne Card Fold Lessons in Card Mastery 85
Roberto Giobbi Fake Insertion into Wallet Confidences 246
Harapan Ong A Convincing Card Fold into quarters with Convincing Control coverRelated to Close Culls 107
J. Stewart Smith To The Top Card loaded to be held in mouth The Saturday Morning Session 50
Steve Beam Binary Bypass Move which allows one to accomplish the Moracle effect without stacking the deck.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 56
Steve Beam Bottom Feeder A move that allows you to accomplish the Moracle effect producing the cards on the bottom of the packets rather than the top.Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 63
Unknown Alignment Move Reversal reversing a card in small packet The Secrets of So Sato 166
Vanni Bossi The Scrunch Fold while deck is turned over, into sixth The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 19
Vanni Bossi The U.T.N. Card Fold "Under Their Nose", folding a palmed card in sixth while displaying top card of deck The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 22
Vanni Bossi Secretly Rolling a Card "Under Their Noses" type The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 50
Unknown Alignment Move JawDroppers! Two 194
Frank Shields Impromptu Double Backer Also published here Facsimile (Issue 6) 12
Unknown Burying Top and Bottom Card credit information Less is More 57
Ryan Plunkett A Satisfying Sequence Getting a card turned end for end and returned reversed in the deck, out of magician's handsRelated to A New Angle 58
Nathan Colwell Rotator Shifts how to secretly turn a card/packet end for end for use in a tapered deck routine

- Method One
- Method Two (based on Nathan's "Long-Fingered Half Pass")
- Method Three
Inspired by A New Angle 93
Henry Christ, Theodore Annemann Christ-Annemann Alignment Move The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 61
John Hostler Covered Folding behind a notepad, fourth Firkin of Deipotent Trouvailles 52
Johnny Thompson One-Handed Quarter Fold The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 294
Asi Wind Folded Under Pressure fourths, fan coverInspired by Repertoire 121
Charlie Miller Bending a Card with bottom card bubble peek The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 252