57 entries in Cards / Sleights / Multiple Lift / Get-Readys
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Victor Farelli First Variation One handed get ready
1936 Lend Me Your Pack 49
Dai Vernon The Lift Get-Ready squeeze break, uncredited
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 4
Unknown "Bubble Count" as a get-ready
1949 Stars of Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2) 78
Arthur H. Buckley The Double Lift without turnover, get-ready by pushing off and pulling back
1950 Magical Gems 63
Edward Marlo Two-Card Push-Off to establish break
1953 The Cardician 153
Tony Kardyro T. K's Master Utility Sleight deck held with both hands, top cards buckled with right first finger, inner right corners buckle up
  • The Peek
  • The Count
Variations 1955 Kardyro's Kard Konjuring 3
Jerry Andrus Double Lift with simple get-ready
Also published here 1956 Andrus Deals You In 75
Dai Vernon The "Get-Ready"
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 120
Bert Allerton Double Lift Get-Ready
1958 The Close-Up Magician 32
Cliff Green An Imperceptible "Get-Ready" multiple card buckle
Related toAlso published here 1961 Professional Card Magic 16
Cliff Green A Get-Ready on the "Installment Plan"
1961 Professional Card Magic 18
Unknown Basic Get-Ready not so good
1967 Deck-Sterity 8
Edward Marlo For a Lift Get-Ready
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 6
Edward Marlo A Digression end tapping break pick-up, three methods
1972 The Shank Shuffle 72
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top
1974 Paul Curry Presents 38
Edward Marlo Marlo Double Lift Get-Ready one-handed
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 46
Francis Carlyle The Double Lift
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 28
Jerry Andrus Double Lift with simple get-ready
Also published here 1976 Andrus Card Control 55
Unknown Double-Lift - Fourth Method method to pick up a break by riffling up as preparation for double lift
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 31
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move top card break or under small number
Related to 1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 184
Dai Vernon Double Cut Break Handling double cutting with jog, then deck turned over and break retained
Related toAlso published here 1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #8) 1010
Russ Burns Sensational Double
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 121
Walt Lees Management of the Double Lift get-ready (removing top card first and looking at it), psychology of gaze
1981 More Professional Card Tricks 8
Ross Bertram Subtle Thumb Count as Double Lift get-ready
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 93
Ross Bertram Push-Offs and Push-Overs
  • A. Basic Position
  • B. The Push-Off and Turn-Over With One Card
  • C. The Push-Off and Turn-Over .... Two Cards
  • D. Another Push-Off Double Lift
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 94
Larry Jennings Double Lift Get-Ready
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 56
Larry Jennings Retaining Break While Deck is turned Over used for setting up for double lift
1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 57
Alex Elmsley Preparing for the Double Lift two ways to pick up a break
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 94
Dai Vernon Multiple Lift Set-Up double cut that leaves cards side-jogged
Related to 1991 28 Card Tricks 62
Unknown Give Yourself a Break repeated multiple lifts without get-readies
1992 Card Finesse II 179
Mike Gallo Bubble Glimpse Get-Ready
1993 Card File 212
Unknown Another Double Turnover
Related to 1996 Card College — Volume 2 331
Harry Lorayne Ride And Align
Feb. 1996 Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 2) 2607
Larry Jennings Jennings' Double-Lift Getready small packet handling
1997 Jennings '67 239
Dai Vernon Gesture Break setting up for double lift
1999 Mechanical Deck 21
Ron Bauer Finesse for the Novice Get-Ready
1999 Mechanical Deck 22
Dai Vernon ECT Get-Ready upwards buckling
1999 Mechanical Deck 22
Dai Vernon Straddle-Grip Getready
  • The Unseen Side of Dai Vernon
one-handed squeeze break
Inspired byAlso published here Dec. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 12) 60
Paul Curry Break Transfer from Bottom to Top break over two cards on the bottom, overhand shuffle, transfer to top
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 13
Dai Vernon Double Cut Break Handling double cutting with jog, then deck turned over and break retained
Also published here 2001 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 188
Paul Cummins Lift Get-Ready out of ECT
2002 FASDIU II 41
Ron Frost One-Hand Double Lift Set-Up: Practice Drill Handling for getting ready for a Double Lift
2004 After The Force 28
Jamy Ian Swiss A Dissertation on the Double Lift The Honest Liar
with many approaches and references, credit information
  • Stuart Gordon Lift
  • The Paul Curry Lifts
  • Charlie Miller's Double Lift
  • Brother John Hamman
  • Flourish Lifts
  • D'Amico One-Handed Double Lift
  • Jennings Snap Lift
  • Bert Allerton Snap-Over Lift
  • Bob White's Flash Double
Related toAlso published here Mar. 2008 Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 1) 37
Jamy Ian Swiss A Dissertation on the Double Lift with many approaches and references, credit information
  • The Stuart Gordon Lift
  • The Paul Curry Lifts
  • Charlie Miller's Double Lift
  • Brother John Hamman's Double Lift
  • Flourish Lifts
  • The D'Amico One-Handed Double Lift
  • The Jennings Snap Lift
  • Bert Allerton's Snap-Over Lift
  • Bob White's Flash Double
Also published here 2011 Devious Standards 95
Aaron Fisher, Larry Jennings The Break, Part III: Perfecting the Two- and Three-Card Break
  • Aaron Fisher Teaches Card Magic
pushing off cards and pulling them back
  • Larry's Lesson
  • The Left Thumb Action
  • The Right-Hand Cover and Left-Hand Replacement
  • The Lock
  • Highway Left Thumb Revisited
  • Putting it Together: The Three-Card Break
  • Conclusion
Apr. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 4) 50
Roberto Giobbi On Vernon's Enlarging a Break
Inspired by Nov. 2014 Genii (Vol. 77 No. 11) 23
Dave Buck, Elliott Terral On Establishing a Break
2016 Quarterly (Issue 4 (Summer 2016)) 8
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Robert-Houdin's Method gesturing with a card in right hand while picking up a break under the top card
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 38
Unknown The Double Push Off picking up a break under two cards
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 47
Unknown The Thumb Count and Right Thumbtip Break picking up a break at inner end of deck with right thumb near top
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 47
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Squeeze Break
  • Two Hands
  • One Hand
Related toAlso published here 2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 49
Larry Jennings The New Theory Getready credit information
Inspired byRelated to 2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 149
Richard Kaufman Uncommon Methods of Getting Ready for the Double Lift intro
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 166
Larry Jennings First Method (End Over End Turn) deck turned over before obtaining break
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 166
Larry Jennings Second Method (Pivot and Duck) card slid under top card when deck is held upright in preparation for double lift, slow motion top change
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 168
Larry Jennings Third Method (Outjogged Pivot and Duck) out-jogged card removed and slid under top card when deck is held upright in preparation for double lift, slow motion top change
2020 Mr. Jennings Takes It Easy 169
Unknown The Intelligent Double Lift/Turnover
2021 Sharing Secrets 54