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Frank Thompson, Alton Sharpe Undercover Surprise deck changes into lemon underneath silk, card is in it
Variations 1968 64
Eddie Fields, Frank Thompson Half-Fast Pass control to top, for corrected description see 1997 reference
VariationsAlso published here 1968 98
Frank Thompson, Aaron Black No-Turn-Over Okito Steal No. 2 coin placed into tabled box, lid placed on top while box stays on the tabled, coin is stolen out
1969 121
Frank Thompson Chink-A-Chink credit information, bottle caps, without crossing of hands
May 1972 515
Karl Fulves Computer cards spelled out, the deck is always wrong, color-changing back kicker
Inspired by Nov. 1972 570
Jerry K. Hartman Center Swing Cut - Applications
  • Set key-card following a spectator peek
  • A false cut
for basic technique see reference
Related to 1972 67
Frank Thompson F.T. Cut
VariationsAlso published here 1973 143
Frank Thompson Spectator-Challenge Aces
1973 119
Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell spelling to any Ace called for
Related to 1973 122
Karl Fulves Babel Frank Thompson lecture, Walter Graham, E. G. Brown
Jan. 1974 698
Harry Lorayne Snappy Flush Royal Flush production
Inspired byVariations 1975 44
Darwin Ortiz, Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell Variation climax
Inspired by 1975 74
Scotty York, Frank Thompson A Nonokito - Okito Routine selected coin travels into box, coin penetrates box, card case and falls into a glass
1975 31
Karl Fulves Frank Thompson
Interlocutor (Issue 12)
Frank Thompson Cold Deck effect summary
  • The Set Up of the Deck
1976 1
Frank Thompson Phase 1 - The Flash Ace Opener four Aces cut to one by one, with variations on p. 6
Variations 1976 1
Frank Thompson Bottom Slip Cut in-jogged bottom card
1976 2
Frank Thompson Phase 2 Aces put on top, overhand stacking for five players, with variations on p. 6
1976 2
Frank Thompson Phase 3 Royal Flush deal after spectator shuffles (some) cards, with variations on p. 7
1976 3
Frank Thompson Phase 4: 4 packet shuffle - Frank Thompson's method with variations on p. 9
1976 4
Alex Elmsley, Frank Thompson Elmsley Count Handling
1977 130
Triple Cut to Break triple cut to table that is actually only a straight cut at a break, also as control, see p. 115
Related to 1977 112
Geoffrey Latta Okito Box Turnover tabled
Related to Jan. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Ken Krenzel Marionette Multiple Coin Vanish
Related toVariations Apr. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Louis Tannen, Frank Thompson One-Hand Okito Box Sequence coin vanishes and reappears, credit correction on page 192
Also published here Oct. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Daryl Martinez Twisted Aces Redivivus last Ace vanishes and reappears reversed in deck
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1980 105
Ken Simmons Running False Cut also as control
Inspired byRelated to 1981 20
Frank Thompson The Thompson Tilt Pass described in context of a control
  • The Preliminary Moves
  • The Interchange of Packet
  • Concluding Observations
1981 1
Frank Thompson, Derek Dingle Multiple Shift to top, straddle/jiggle type action
Also published here 1982 116
Edward Marlo The Marlo-Thompson Bluff Pass
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1982 2
Frank Thompson Thompson False Cut
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1982 45
Philip T. Goldstein, Frank Thompson Exitwist twisting with four jokers, one vanishes at the end
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1983 2
Bob Farmer Transfer Cut from bottom to center, tripple cut in the hands
Inspired by 1984 83
Frank Thompson Lid as Loading Device
1984 98
David Britland The Impressionist "Can you have a playing card with four faces? Of course not..."
Universal Card (Joker changes into each of three selections) that disappears at the end
Inspired by 1985 49
Frank Thompson, Derek Dingle Multiple Shift straddle/jiggle type action
Also published here 1986 9
Frank Thompson Bottom Slip Cut injog preparation
1987 102
Roberto Giobbi Ouvertüre für vier Damen four Queens cut to one by one
Inspired by 1987 10
Karrell Fox "A Foxy-Falsie" Thompson Cut without break, jogged packet
Related to 1988 54
Frank Thompson Aced! four Aces are kept under Control
June 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 6)
Frank Thompson Multi Shift aka Straddle Shift, also for single card
Variations 1989 2
Harvey Rosenthal, Frank Thompson Variations of Multi Shift
  • reversing cards (Rosenthal)
  • palming cards in classic palm (Thompson)
  • palming cards in Tenkai palm (Rosenthal)
Inspired by 1989 4
Karl Fulves Straddle Pass
Inspired by 1989 7
Philip T. Goldstein, Frank Thompson Exitwist twisting with four jokers, one vanishes at the end
Also published here 1990 74
Richard Kaufman, Jim Patton, Frank Thompson On the Cover Pass
Oct. 1990
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 6)
Frank Thompson No-Cut Multiple Shift
Related to Aug. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 8)
Frank Thompson Triple False Cut shown to Bannon by Harvey Rosenthal
Related to 1991 95
Randy Wakeman In Lieu of the Slip Cut
Inspired by 1991 95
David Driscoll Blind Riffle Stack Ace is on top and bottom, spectator puts third Ace on top or bottom without the performer knowing where, yet the performer stacks all three Aces
Inspired by 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 8)
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson's System on the fly
Variations 1991
Swindle Sheet (Issue 8)
Jerry K. Hartman Boggle Switch Quick 3 Way variation
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 613
Frank Thompson Box Bounce "an Oktio Box Secret"
coins penetrate box, featuring move in which coins bounce back into hand when stack of coins is dropped into box
Related to 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 5)
Karl Fulves Interim Report on John Scarne, Slydini, Frank Thompson (credit claim for Cigar Bottom Deal)
Rigmarole (Issue 5)
Frank Thompson Box Bounce bouncing coins back
Related to 1993
Verbatim (Issue 5)
Frank Thompson F.T. Cut brief
1994 5
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson's Method top stock riffle control
  • Thompson Ace Cutting
1994 94
Frank Thompson A Simple Cut as relayed by Ed Voorhees
1995 1108
David Acer The Trinary Cut
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 72
Frank Thompson Sand Ace Assembly only effect description, Aces in T-formation are covered with sand and travel together
Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
Reinhard Müller, Frank Thompson Okito Concealment box shown empty, coin remains hidden inside
Related to Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
Jon Racherbaumer Attribution Retribution credit correction
Related to Feb. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 6)
Frank Thompson Half-Fast Pass control to top
Also published here 1997 56
Frank Thompson, Edward Marlo Thompson-Marlo False Shuffle delayed strip-out
1997 58
Frank Thompson Frank 3-4-4 Switch
1998 16
Pit Hartling Chaos Cut false running-cut with slip cut
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1998 115
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson False Cut
1998 22
Harry Levine The Thompson Breather
  • Breathing New Life into the F.T.
  • Selection From Middle to Top
  • Moving the Breather
Inspired by 1998 1429
Frank Thompson Four Card Revelation
1999 46
Frank Thompson, Doug Conn Thompson False Cut Variation
Inspired by 1999 159
Karl Fulves Database further comments and credit information on the referenced items, Electronic ESP
Related to 2000 45
Frank Thompson Add On Move Aces up-jogged, put on top, three cards switched out
Discoverie (Issue 3)
Frank Thompson Triple Cut not too flashy
2002 72
Frank Thompson Thompson's Aces
2003 1183
Karl Fulves FT Done Twice "Cut & Clip"
repeat version of Thompson Cut
Inspired by 2004 344
R. Paul Wilson, Frank Thompson, Edward Marlo The Blink Force
2004 48
Jack Avis Avis False Cut
Inspired by 2005
Discoverie (Issue 10)
Benjamin Earl, Frank Thompson Finessed Frank Thompson Cut handling touches
Also published here 2014 17
Justin Higham Pseudo Drop Cut triple cut to table, actually straight cut or cut to a break or double cut substitute
Related to 2015 1
Vanni Bossi, Frank Thompson Turnover 1 tabled, independently by Frank Thompson, more credit information
Related to 2016 146
Roberto Giobbi Card in Lemon deck changes into lemon underneath handkerchief, selection inside lemon
Inspired byAlso published here 2016 211
Frank Thompson F.T. Cut
Also published here Feb. 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 2)
Benjamin Earl, Frank Thompson Finessed Frank Thompson Cut
Inspired byAlso published here 2017 47
Frank Thompson Tip-Out Steal
2017 234
Harapan Ong Stress Production cutting to four Kings, Aces are on bottom, multiple Frank Thompson Cuts
Also published here 2018 32
Steve Beam, Frank Thompson F. T. Cut different uses for the F.T. Cut
  • As a Control
  • Bottom to Top Cut
  • Delayed Gratification
  • Red / Black Shuffle
Also published here 2018 223
Steve Forte Carrying Top Slugs only straight riffles and no additional cuts
  • splitting and switching sides
  • riffling off the thumbs
  • split-cover
  • one-hand protected-position
  • overprotecting slugs
  • tap fake (Frank Thompson)
2020 59
Steve Forte Positioning Swing-Cuts bluff/slip swing cuts to position top cards into different parts with breaks
Inspired by 2020 755
Steve Forte Top/Bottom Transfer Demo Aces shown on top, two riffle shuffles without further cuts and they are shown on bottom, then back to top
  • top to bottom - two riffles
  • bottom to top - two riffles (Frank Thompson inspired)
  • bottom to top - one riffle
  • face-up transfer
  • psychological transfer
Inspired by 2020 857
Frank Thompson, Larry Jennings Frank Thompson’s EZ Ace Cut
Inspired by 2020 440
Frank Thompson One Hand Okito Box Sequence coin vanishes
Also published here 2020 443
Frank Thompson False Triple Cut uncredited
Also published here 2021 5
Harapan Ong Stress Production cutting to four Kings, Aces are on bottom, multiple Frank Thompson Cuts
Also published here 2022 1139
Philip Bynorth Expertalk: Philip Bynorth on a False Cut Thompson/Ose combination
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2013
2022 1201
Justin Higham Four-Way Thompson Cut
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2023 11