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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 Folding a Card sixth, palm
Expert Card Technique 305
Unknown Mercury Fold fourths, mention of Malini's "Card to Mouth"
Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 304
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 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-out
Related 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
Unknown A Card for Mercury
The Living End 104
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 switched
Inspired 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 backer
Also 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 performer
Also 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
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Criss-Cross Subtlety both hands have a small packet and make two alternating packets by thumbing off single cards and crossing hands each time, at the end there are two cards of the same group together in the center
Also published here Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 47
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
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Criss-Cross Subtley
Also published here Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 477
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 The Annemann / Christ Alignment Move
The Talon (Issue 5) 52
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move
The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 71
Michael Ammar Card Fold in sixth below the deck
Variations 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 Alignment Move
Magic from which Memories are Made! 38
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
Unknown Alignment Move
At The Table 111
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 fold
Inspired 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 deck
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 3
Ben Harris Quick Fold into quarters under deck
Out Of His Mind! 15
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
Unknown Mercury Card Fold
CardPerfect 34
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
Also published here 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
Theodore Annemann Annemann Alignment Move
Randy Wakeman Presents 15
John Bannon, Tom Bachellor Creased Lightning II fourths, for credit correction see reference, page 140
Related to Avant Carde I 4
John Bannon Creased Lightning III fourths
Avant Carde I 5
Unknown Mercury Card Fold
Williamson's Wonders 74
Gene Maze Insta Fold using table edge
Related 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
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move
Focus 66
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
Variations 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
Edward Marlo Marlo's Logic the center of three cards changes into selection, packet alignment move handlings, five methods
Inspired by
  • "A Dai Vernon Sleight" (Genii, Mar. 1957, p. 260)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, July 1968
M.I.N.T. — Volume II 13
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 fold
Related toAlso published here The Magic of John Riggs 31
David Acer Airing with Miniature Cards
Natural Selections 130
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
Simon Lovell Super Quick Simey Fold into fourth at deck
Inspired by Simon Says! 71
Jack Avis The Siva Fold bottom card
Come A Little Closer 5
Doug Conn Tabled Alignment Move
Tricks of my Trade 96
Unknown Alignment Move
Arempi II 5
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move
Natural Selections — Volume II 54
Unknown Mercury Card Fold
Magic Atlas 142
David Stone Mercury One into quarters with one hand on top of deck
Mietek — Lecture Notes 42
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 deck
Related 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 performer
Also published here The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 29
David Stone Mercury One into quarters with one hand on top of deck
Made in France 18
Bob Kohler Kohler Lift Addition top card put to bottom of four-card packet, really to second from top
Kardz 10
Steve Beam The Sifter cards face-up and face-down, while stripping out half of them, a card is moved to the top
Variations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 196
Rajneesh Madhok Table Sifter cards face-up and face-down, while stripping out half of them, a card is moved to the top
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 198
Martin Gardner Airing the Deck
Related to The Book of Secrets 88
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Christ/Annemann Alignment Set-Up getting into interlock configuration
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 4
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Christ/Annemann Alignment Force & Set-Up
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 4
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ The Annemann-Christ Alignment Move
Seven By Michel Huot 9
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
Luis H. Trueba Carta-Moneda utility move, to hold four torn pieces together as a unit
Also published here Magia y Dramagia 121
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
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 149
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
Martin Gardner, Jerry Andrus Airing the Deck
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 131
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 reference
Variations 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
Edward Marlo Overhand Cull Shorts Aces cut short, airing deck to let cards fall out
Also published here Marlo on Erdnase 25
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
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move
More Power to You 146
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
Jan Logemann The Famous 100-Card Trick (The Unfamous 100-Card Trick)
finale for Williamson's effect, surplus cards vanish after inflated deck climax
Inspired by Stand-Up Fantasies 4
Harapan Ong A Convincing Card Fold into quarters with Convincing Control cover
Related to Close Culls 107
Unknown Backward Alignment Move
Also published here Blomberg Laboratories 171
Steve Beam Binary Bypass Move which allows one to accomplish the Moracle effect without stacking the deck.
  • Royal Mess
Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 56
J. Stewart Smith To The Top Card loaded to be held in mouth
The Saturday Morning Session 50
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 hands
Related 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 cover
Inspired by Repertoire 121
Dani DaOrtiz One-Hand Folding of the Card rolling
Card in Bottle 25
John Scarne Mercury Card Fold into fourth under deck
Game Changer 106
Charlie Miller Bending a Card with bottom card bubble peek
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 252
Max Maven Utility Move mixing process with arm-crossing, credit unclear, see p. 12
Silhouette (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Yves Carbonnier 1,2,3, Soleil Ace of Spades changes into Two of Spades, Ace found in pocket, Ace changes into Two and Ace is found in pocket again, Three Spades change into Hearts and Spades found in different pockets
Inspired by Grand Livre de Cartomagie 50
Helge Thun Case Fold card folded into quarters, as case is placed from table into pocket
Seminah 26
Helge Thun On the Mercury Card Fold comment on speed
Seminah 48
R. Paul Wilson Open Steal card from case stolen with right-hand packet
Triptych 52
Luis H. Trueba Utility Move to hold four torn pieces together as a unit
Also published here ¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta? 52
William Goodwin, Scott Robinson Backward Alignment Move
The Boy Who Cried Magic 38
Unknown Inflated Side-Cut inflated half pushed into side of other half
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 827
Unknown Inflated Distribution Side-Cut inflated half pushed into side of other half to distribute top cards widely
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 981
Steve Forte Distribution Faro bottom cards of one half aired to space them out more in a single faro
Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 1029