53 entries in Cards / Sleights / Passes & Shifts / General Comments
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann To Make the Pass "the very backbone of card conjuring"
1889 Tricks with Cards 4
S. W. Erdnase Shifts
Related to 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 95
Jack Merlin Passes
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 4
Graham Adams The Pass and How to Do Without It
1931 Mr. S. W. Erdnase — "His Book" 14
Jean Hugard Some Notes on the Pass
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 90
Laurie Ireland The Invisible Pass
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 20
Louis Nikola Riffle Shuffle as Pass Substitute
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 396
Unknown The Pass information about practicing, covering and delaying the pass (via end crimp)
1938 Greater Magic 182
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Foreword history of the pass
1946 The Invisible Pass 7
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Resume with other break controls, after peeks and as get ready for the classic force
1946 The Invisible Pass 25
Al Leech Passes general comments
1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 5
Dai Vernon Tips for Experts - The Pass
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 193
Andrew Galloway The Pass misdirection applied to the pass
1980 Diverting Card Magic 10
Ken De Courcy I Pass comment on the pass
1980 Cards in Cabaret 18
Richard Kaufman In Addition on pass and gaffs
1981 Cardworks 164
Ray Goulet The Pass
1981 The Thompson Pass 1
Roy Walton General Notes on the Pass
1981 The Complete Walton — Volume 1 197
Jon Racherbaumer Marlo On The Pass bibliography with Marlo's variations
1990 The Olram File (Issue 1) 14
T. Page Wright The Pass comments
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 74
Gary Ouellet Quest on great examples, the history of the passes, Hermann / Hofzinser pass
1994 The Pass 15
Gary Ouellet Notions distinguishes three ways to do a pass
  • The Classic Pass
  • The Turnover Pass
  • The No-Turnover Turnover Pass
1994 The Pass 21
Gary Ouellet Breaks break handling for the pass
1994 The Pass 41
Gary Ouellet Shinola on covers for the pass, different styles and other sources
1994 The Pass 53
Gary Ouellet Even An Elephant Would Forget
1994 The Pass 90
Gary Ouellet Amusements comments on mastering the pass
1994 The Pass 127
Gary Ouellet Autopsy on mastering the pass
1994 The Pass 139
Roger Crosthwaite Sauter La Coupe on beating the cut and false cuts
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 228
Roberto Giobbi The Pass Introduction
1996 Card College — Volume 2 295
James Swain Secrets of the Pass introduction
1996 Miracles with Cards 129
Ellis Stanyon Chapter 14: Principles of Sleight of Hand chapter intro, comments on the pass
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 222
Ellis Stanyon Additional Methods for the Double-Handed Pass section heading
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 234
Roberto Giobbi Advanced Pass Techniques Introduction
2000 Card College — Volume 4 969
Ian Baxter The Experts Have Their Say quotes about the pass from the literature
2002 The Turnstile Pass 3
John Carney The Classic Pass and Other Myths
  • Our Man Erdnase
  • The Big Picture
  • Focus, Misdirection, and Punctuation
Related to 2002 The Book of Secrets 232
Larry Jennings Selection Procedure before the Pass
2002 The Book of Secrets 239
Karl Fulves Comments on the Pass
2003 Off The Books (Issue 7) 113
Wesley James The Pass essay on the sleight
2004 Enchantments 335
Wesley James The Basic Position
2004 Enchantments 337
Tony Giorgio Overcoming The Cut
  • The Giorgio Letters
Nov. 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 11) 20
Kurt Volkmann The Origin of the Shift "Translated by J. B. Mussey"
historical comments
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, March 1952
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 237
Benjamin Earl The Big Question shift or double undercut, joke
2010 Gambit (Issue 2) 5
Roberto Giobbi To Pass Or Not To Pass
Nov. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 11) 21
Justin Higham The Face-Up Pass
2013 Bold and Illogical Card Moves 33
Jon Racherbaumer Remembrance of Things Passed commentary on the pass and its status
2016 Facsimile (Issue 5) 29
Jon Racherbaumer On the Slant
  • Invisible Influence (Jonah Berger)
  • Should Magicians Pass on the Pass?
Sep. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 9) 20
James Swain Should I Learn the Pass?
  • Derek Dingle's Breakthrough
  • Meeting Fred Kaps
  • My Calling Card
  • Being Ahead
  • How Can I Learn the Pass?
  • Tricks with the Pass
  • Is it Worth it?
May 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 5) 72
Johnny Thompson Pass vs Shift a definition/distinction
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 223
Steve Forte Chapter 4 - Beating the Cut
  • Introduction
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 279
Steve Forte Shifts the shift in gambling
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 280
Steve Forte Variants
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 282
Steve Forte On Immediacy when executing a Shift
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 286
Steve Forte Summary
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 1 328
Steve Forte Shifts analysis and fact checks
  • Annotators
  • Recommendation
Related to 2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 673