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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charlie Miller Perfect Riffle Shuffle two methods
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 65
Edward Marlo The Marlo Slip Cuts for some credit information on some of the cuts, see page 19
  • I. The First Slip Cut (in the hands)
  • II. The Variation (block slip cut)
  • III. Strictly on the Table
  • IV. Slip Cut No. 2 (table)
  • V. Slip Cut No. 3 (table, see also Tyler Wilson reference)
  • VI. Shuffler's Slip Cut (tabled)
  • VII. Retaining Slip Cut (top card retained, deck cut underneath)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 6
Tom Batchelor The Card Artist
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 77
Tom Batchelor Multiple Card Lifts chapter intro
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 78
Tom Batchelor The Doubling Lift
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 78
Tom Batchelor The Shuffle Get-Ready getting a break after tabled riffle shuffle
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 79
Tom Batchelor The Faro Shuffle comment on Hugard & Braue description of Charlie Miller's table Faro
Related to 1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 79
Tom Batchelor The Batchelor Side Faro Shuffle to simulate an amateur card shuffle
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 79
Tom Batchelor Cardipulation chapter intro, difference between Flourishes and Visual Deceptions
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 81
Tom Batchelor The Vee-Drop Flourish incomplete Faro flourish
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 81
Tom Batchelor Taken In Pairs faroed deck is spread on arm
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 81
Tom Batchelor The Double Backed Fan all backs faro fan
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 82
Tom Batchelor The Perpetual Cut three packets
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 83
Tom Batchelor The Direction-Changing Hindu Shuffle hindu shuffle variation
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 84
Tom Batchelor The Wobbly Overhand Shuffle overhand shuffle flourish
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 85
Tom Batchelor The Backhand Cut cards placed on back of the hands
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 86
Tom Batchelor Across Come the Kings two phases
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 87
Tom Batchelor From Behind the Back Jacks and Queens are lost in the deck, performer selects one value and performer produces them with one hand, other hand behind back is show to hold the other four-of-a-kind
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 90
Tom Batchelor The Ambitious Kings
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 91
Tom Batchelor The Bottom to Top Swivel card transferred from bottom to top while closing fan
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 92
Tom Batchelor Ace Transportation
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 93
Tom Batchelor The Push-Cover Steal
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 93
Tom Batchelor The Breakdown Routine four Fours, one is placed in the deck and other three Fours change into Threes, repeated until one Ace remains
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 94
Tom Batchelor The Number and Value of the Cards cards add up to fourteen, using the Fourteen of Spades card
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 96
Tom Batchelor The Unfinished Shuffle Control selection tossed into incomplete faro shuffle with cards standing on their side, cards pushed together and jog established
1971 Canadian Card Control 5
Tom Batchelor The Fan Control bottom card of one-handed right-hand fan slid to the bottom as that half is squared onto the half in left-hand dealing position
Variations 1971 Canadian Card Control 8
Tom Batchelor The Clip-Cut Control Pass cover pass or "display pass" with top-card cover
Inspired by 1971 Canadian Card Control 11
Tom Batchelor The Glimpse of a Peek step fan, then the inner corner is bent open behind fan
1971 Canadian Card Control 15
Tom Batchelor The Fan Shot card sticks out of fan, it is flicked with other hand or shaken out with hand holding the fan
1971 Canadian Card Control 16
Tom Batchelor The Transfer Force spectator says stop during deal, card is them palm-transferred onto tabled dealt pile
1971 Canadian Card Control 17
Tom Batchelor The Search first card located, second card turns over in deck
1971 Canadian Card Control 19
Tom Batchelor The Removal Reversal center KM move from spread
1971 Canadian Card Control 19
Tom Batchelor The Turnover Surprise card appears face up on tabled ribbon spread as it is turned over
1971 Canadian Card Control 21
Tom Batchelor It's About Time card travels to under the performer's wrist watch (not folded)
1971 Canadian Card Control 24
Tom Batchelor The Second Discovery of America gag card with map of America on one side and miniature of selection on other side
1971 Canadian Card Control 25
Tom Batchelor The Card Prayer cards riffle shuffled with side shuffle, selection is stuck between hands in prayer position
1971 Canadian Card Control 25
Tom Batchelor On the Cut deck cut from hand onto table, card appears face-up in front of deck, Kelly/Ovette type set-up
1971 Canadian Card Control 27
Tom Batchelor The Card Finders six piles made, one pile chosen, selection appears reversed in it
1971 Canadian Card Control 28
Tom Batchelor The All Finger Cut flourish cut in which a tabled deck is cut into six packets, packets between all pairs of fingers between both hands
1971 Canadian Card Control 29
Tom Batchelor The Shakedown deck held in incomplete faro position, it is shaken, all cards on one side slip out except selection
1971 Canadian Card Control 31
Tom Batchelor Revolving Revelation
  • Phase 1: reversed card pivots out between two halves
  • Phase 2: à la Cervon's Pivot Revelation
Related to 1971 Canadian Card Control 33
Tom Batchelor Stand-Up Pivot Revelation similar to Cervon's Pivot Revelation without table
Related to 1971 Canadian Card Control 35
Tom Batchelor Without a Shuffle, Cut or Deal black Aces put on top and bottom of deck, two cards chosen and lost, without any more handling they are found with the Hofzinser Toss, Aces are still on top and bottom
1971 Canadian Card Control 36
Tom Batchelor The In-Line Control unusual cull handling with top section of spread held in right-hand end grip
1971 Canadian Card Control 36
Tom Batchelor The Folded Card selection is found folded in half in center of deck
1971 Canadian Card Control 39
Tom Batchelor The Riffle Shuffle Fold tabled, in half
Related toVariations 1971 Canadian Card Control 39
Tom Batchelor Three Card Location first two cards are found folded in half in the deck one by one, third card folded in quarters in matchbox
1971 Canadian Card Control 41
Tom Batchelor Half Fold mercury fold, only in half
1971 Canadian Card Control 41
Tom Batchelor Card to Mouth brief
1971 Canadian Card Control 42
Tom Batchelor Strangers in Our Midst four cards with different rainbow backs produced from deck, they are all duplicates of selection, variations:
  • Smuggler's Deck
  • In the Midst of Strangers
1971 Canadian Card Control 43
Tom Batchelor Through Thick and Thin block of twelve glued cards, thick card introduced as transformed selection, thick card used to find the Aces
1971 Canadian Card Control 45
Tom Batchelor The Way Out intro to outs
1971 Canadian Card Control 48
Tom Batchelor The Timed Out performer can locate the selection faster than spectator
1971 Canadian Card Control 48
Tom Batchelor Your Card - My Card Out wrong card found, spectator stops dealing and wrong card is placed there, deck assembled and spread, above and blow the card are spectator's and performer's selection
1971 Canadian Card Control 49
Tom Batchelor Losing Control spectator's card is removed but keeps showing up
1971 Canadian Card Control 50
Tom Batchelor The Progression of Strangers routine with several gag cards, tree of hearts
1971 Canadian Card Control 50
Bruce Cervon Pivot Principle - Pivot Revelation Method #1
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 32
Peter Duffie Positive Card Fold
Inspired by Aug. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 290
Jon Racherbaumer, Gene Maze Fan-Antic Control bottom card of one-handed right-hand fan slid to the bottom as that half is squared onto the half in left-hand dealing position
Inspired byAlso published here 1982 Card Finesse 143
John Bannon, Tom Batchelor Creased Lightning II fourths, spelled "Tom Bachellor", for credit correction see reference, page 140
Related to 1989 Avant Carde I 4
Tommy Wonder Center Control Production similar to Cervon's Pivot Revelation without table
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 79
Alexander de Cova Die Faltung beim Riffelmischen folding technique into quarters during riffle shuffle
Related toAlso published here Apr. 2014 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 17) 545
Alexander de Cova Wildwest Fold folding technique into quarters during riffle shuffle
Related toAlso published here May 2014 Scrapbook (Issue 11) 82