Written by Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer

1990-1993
Work of Edward Marlo

256 pages (Paperback), published by The Cardician Press

Language: English

(210 entries)

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Edward Marlo Marlo's Lost Hull Version nine methods, some with double backerRelated to 1 1
Edward Marlo, Randy Wakeman Repeat Signed Cards Across two double facers 1 9
Jon Racherbaumer In Spades "A Clean, Well-Lighted Close-up Pad", fiction 1 11
Edward Marlo, David Britland Marlo's Interlace Subtlety procedure for placing three cards between kings 1 13
Jon Racherbaumer Marlo On The Pass bibliography with Marlo's variations 1 14
Jon Racherbaumer About Ultimate Aces commentary on Lin Searles' plot 2 1
Edward Marlo Red Ace Assembly ungaffed 2 2
Edward Marlo Not-Just-Another Red Ace Assembly ungaffed 2 5
Edward Marlo Way Ahead Red Ace Assembly ungaffed 2 7
Edward Marlo Puzzling Red Ace Assembly double-sided tape 2 8
Edward Marlo Ungaffed Red Ace Assembly 2 11
Edward Marlo Trilogy In Blue ungaffedVariations 2 12
Jon Racherbaumer Ultimate Aces - A Select Bibliography 2 15
Edward Marlo Seven Card Monte Redux nine ungaffed methodsInspired by 3 1
Edward Marlo Put A Shine On Your Mind "Ways to Ascertain the Value of a Thought-Card"
five methods with procedures in which spectator needs to remove as many cards as the thought-of value, partial set-up, memorized deck, distant key card
3 7
Edward Marlo Setting Key Card at 26 spectator shuffles deck 3 9
Jon Racherbaumer One More Thing commentary on thought-of cards, including Simon Aronson's "Simon's Eyes" 3 11
Edward Marlo A Number For Fast Company spectator cuts selections into deck, performer names its position and cuts off that many cards, crimp, memorized deckRelated to 3 12
Edward Marlo, Ralph W. Hull Marlo's Will-Of-The-Wisp card vanishes from its position, reappears at another chosen number (see Hull's More Eye Openers), two methods 3 13
Edward Marlo The One-Cent Trick spectator sticks stamp to back of card, names one from face, same cardRelated to 4 1
Edward Marlo Palmed Saliva handling saliva 4 1
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Not Only the Number, but... spectator cuts off cards, number of cards and card cut to predicted, 15 memorized cards, prediction index, for correction see Ricochet reference, three handlingsInspired by
  • "Finally" (Ken Simmons, Lecture Notes 1990)
Related to
4 3
Edward Marlo Marked Memory marking with stack numbers instead of card value 4 6
Edward Marlo By-Pass Switch lapping 4 6
Jon Racherbaumer (reviewer) Beyond Erdnase (fictitious) by Thom Gunn 4 7
Edward Marlo Logical Double Thought, Plus One two cards thought of & 1 unknown card removed, all found, three methodsRelated to 4 8
Unknown Small Packet Second Deal 3-card packet 4 9
Edward Marlo Tilt Glimpse extended arm 4 10
Jon Racherbaumer In Spades - of the Face-up Switch, ATFUS, and the FUFU Switch credit commentsVariations 4 12
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson Simpler Than Simple Simon stacking four cards in one overhand shuffle, inspired by Simon Aronson's "Simple Simon" (Aronson Approach) 4 13
Edward Marlo Prestacking Sequence 4 13
Edward Marlo The Repeat Surprise multiple phase overhand stacking demo 4 15
Edward Marlo Repeatable Card Location simple location with stack, eg NPO or memorized deck 4 15
Edward Marlo Gambler's Cop to Pocket finesse for removing copped card from trouser pocket, only thumb and 1st finger enter pocket 5 1
Edward Marlo Revised Double Vanish Unit Discovery two selections vanish, card appears in sandwich, other face up in deck 5 2
Edward Marlo Two-Card Throw brief 5 3
Edward Marlo Deck Load loading card from sandwich into center of deck 5 5
Edward Marlo, Oscar Weigle Cure for a Late Night Location edge marked card, faro 5 5
Edward Marlo Scratch Marking a Card 5 5
Edward Marlo Repeat Ten-Hand Poker Deal table faro 5 6
Edward Marlo The Unwritten Prediction spectator turns over two cards, they are the only red-backedVariations 5 8
Edward Marlo Seventh Red Assembly ungaffed 5 9
Edward Marlo Direct Rear Palm Steal 5 9
Edward Marlo Ascanio Spread Drop-Off ditching card from packet on tabled pile 5 10
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson, David Solomon The Path of Olram approaches for Simon Aronson's "Simon-Eyes", four ideas with forcing decksVariations 5 12
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson Olram's Choice approach for Simon Aronson's "Simon-Eyes", 2 different numbers, memorized deck 5 13
Edward Marlo, Simon Aronson For the Ace-to-King Boys approach for Simon Aronson's "Simon-Eyes", two different numbers, NPO stack 5 14
Edward Marlo, Walter B. Gibson You Found It! spectator turns card face-up, it is previous selection, alternatively next to selection, mathematical, inspired by Walter Gibson's "The Popular Card Tricks", three methods 5 14
Edward Marlo Giving 26 Cards to Spectator faro 5 14
Jon Racherbaumer Ricochet additional sources for Ultimate Aces 5 16
Edward Marlo Tilt Faro Shuffle false faro shuffle, also applied to triumph plot 6 1
Edward Marlo Logical Prediction spectator turns over two cards in a packet, predicted, mathematical 6 3
George Lawrence Mathematical Force 6 3
Edward Marlo Friction-less Bottom Deal secret incomplete faro condition 6 4
Edward Marlo First Application bottom deal 6 4
Edward Marlo Second Application bottom deal with four aces 6 4
Edward Marlo Third Application you get aces, spectator kings, bottom deal 6 5
Edward Marlo Neoteric Aces in Four Movements three x-cards on one ace, other aces in deck, three x-cards become aces, four phasesInspired by 6 5
Edward Marlo Ace Switchout 6 5
Edward Marlo Glideless Glide 6 6
Dai Vernon Vernon Transfer uncredited 6 6
Edward Marlo To Table Transfer from deck to tabled packet 6 7
Edward Marlo Olram's Ponsin Pass Inspired by 6 9
Edward Marlo Gambler Versus Olram 6 11
Edward Marlo Multiple Mental Miracle two small numbers and selections are divined, distant key 6 12
Edward Marlo In Psychological Order spectator inserts cards into small packet at random positions, packet is shown to be from ace to king
Seventh Method (ungaffed)
First Alternative (scratchmarked)
Second Alternative (stripper cards)
Fourth Alternative
Fifth Alternative - A dealer's Delight (waxed cards)
6 14
Jon Racherbaumer In Spades - Perhaps it was a dream? fiction 6 16
Edward Marlo Instant Ace Assembly three x-cards on one ace, other aces in deck, 3 x-cards become aces, 3 stranger aces 7 1
Edward Marlo Lapping Cards from Center two methods 7 2
Edward Marlo, S. W. Erdnase Diagonal Palm Shift Alternative delayed handlingInspired by 7 3
Edward Marlo Mexican Flipover new technique for doing the Mexican Turnover 7 5
Edward Marlo An Application clean visible transformation of sandwiched card 7 6
Edward Marlo Unexpected Mates spectator turns over any card, same as odd-backed prediction in deck 7 8
Edward Marlo KM Righting of a reversed card in middle 7 8
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Weight While I Find It five methods, ungaffed, locator card, sticky cardInspired by 7 9
Edward Marlo Count Reverse touches for Count Reverse, turning cards over during Elmsley Count or similar 7 11
Jon Racherbaumer About the Psychic Princess Presentation credit information 7 13
Edward Marlo Predictable Princess applying Smith Myth, based on "Princess A-Hoy" (Impostress Princess) 7 13
Edward Marlo, David Solomon Signed Technicolor Card to Wallet card from blue deck is signed and lost, two cards from red deck are lost, red cards found, blue in Bendix Bombshell Wallet 7 14
Edward Marlo Repeat Shank Shuffle Sans Block Transfer sequence to make it look as if the top cards are lost 7 16
Edward Marlo The Stapled Cards signed card travels between stapled sandwich cards, four methodsRelated to 8 1
Edward Marlo Sandwich Load 8 2
Edward Marlo Pseudo Duplicate Four/Five of Diamonds 8 3
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Fifth Method signed card travels between stapled sandwich cardsRelated to 8 5
Edward Marlo The Twenty-Six Cent Trick card with stamp on back is shuffled into deck, any card selected from face is the one, gaffed deck versionInspired by 8 8
Jon Racherbaumer No Access rants 8 9
Edward Marlo Out of Sorts strange coincidence in which the position of selection in packet is determined with value sequence in another packet, based on Andre Robert's "Titan" (Magigram March 81) 8 10
Edward Marlo Seven-Card Assembly with an Ulterior Motive two methods 8 11
Edward Marlo Putting in Wave Work 8 12
Edward Marlo Marlo's Convincing Layout Sequence for assembly 8 12
Edward Marlo Magician Cuts the Aces with wave work in cards 8 13
Edward Marlo The Unexpected Seven-Card Stack inspired by Bill Kalush's "The Zero Stack" (Precursor #28), faro 8 14
Edward Marlo Four for the Road three further methods to approach Simon Aronson's "Simon Eyes", faroRelated to 8 14
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Unknown Double Key Card Setting including Marlo's Ruse Cull to set key cards in place 8 14
Jon Racherbaumer Cosmic Cardman's Handback poetry 8 16
Edward Marlo, Darwin Ortiz Day-Dream Card odd-backed card to walletInspired by 9 1
Edward Marlo Commercial Method odd-backed card to wallet, rough-smooth Mene-TekelInspired by 9 3
Edward Marlo Marlo's Bottom Deal Exchange 9 4
Edward Marlo The Olram Poke three methods inspired by Ginsburg Poke
- First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method - "Estimation Poke" (spelling)
Inspired by 9 5
Edward Marlo Jaws two cards are jabbed into deck and capture selection 9 6
Unknown Injog Insertion injogging a selection 9 6
Edward Marlo Dead-Eye Jawing two cards are jabbed into deck and capture selection 9 7
Edward Marlo Tabled Jaws two cards are jabbed into deck and capture selection, tabled deck 9 8
Edward Marlo Center Chomp two cards are jabbed into deck and capture selection, tabled deck 9 10
Edward Marlo Think Theory spectator cuts at thought-of card, one out of two or fourRelated to 9 11
Edward Marlo, Jay Sankey Break Away jacks placed in wallet appear at different positions, last one transposes with signed selection, Bendix BombshellInspired by 9 13
Edward Marlo Switchless Switch Variation 9 14
Edward Marlo K.M. Move reverse fingering 9 15
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Wallet Load 9 16
Edward Marlo I'll Do It Again! two halves on table, face-up card travels from half to half, repeat, red and black sections transpose, 3 stranger cards 10 1
Unknown Moisture Palm card sticks to hand 10 2
Edward Marlo Slip-Action Switch two halves are exchanged except cover card 10 2
Edward Marlo Complete Mental Secret odd-backed card is touched and tabled, any named card removed from other deck, they match, roughed red/blue menetekel, roughed red-blue double-back deck, see also Ibidem #19Related to 10 4
Edward Marlo Logical Reverse Assembly - First Method (Seated Version) four aces with 3 x-cards, 5th packet to which aces travel, then all back, ungaffed 10 5
Edward Marlo Optical Bottom Addition (To Fan) adding cards to bottom at table edge, see also page 11 10 6
Edward Marlo Logical Reverse Assembly - Second Method (Stand-up) four aces with 3 x-cards, 5th packet to which aces travel, then all back, ungaffed 10 7
Edward Marlo Partial Bottom Replacement replacing only one of several bottom palmed cards 10 7
Edward Marlo Logical Reverse Assembly - Third Method four aces with 3 x-cards, 5th packet to which aces travel, then all back, stranger aces 10 7
Edward Marlo Logical Reverse Assembly - Fifth Method (Seated) four aces with 3 x-cards, 5th packet to which aces travel, then all back, 4 double facers 10 9
Bob Stencel Circular Display 10 10
Unknown Book Reverse turning over cards over copped card 10 10
Edward Marlo Book Reverse Alternatives 10 12
Edward Marlo Houdini Would Have Bought This! ambitious sequence with double backer 10 13
Edward Marlo Backing the Royal Family small packet all backs with transformation into royal flush 10 13
Edward Marlo Letter to Simmons - Case of the Shuffles red and black cards shuffle themselves, full deck 10 14
Alex Elmsley Jog Fan brief 10 14
Edward Marlo An Ace-Cutting Effect 10 15
Edward Marlo Magnetic Ace & Color Separation aces stay on top even though faro shuffled into deck, deck is shuffled into red-black separation 10 15
Edward Marlo Memo-Deck Index memorized deck with corner short key cards as pocket index 11 1
Edward Marlo Any Deck Brain-Wave pocket index 11 2
Edward Marlo Invisible Deck ungaffed deck, pocket index 11 2
Edward Marlo Card Prediction in Wallet any named card, pocket index 11 3
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico The So-Called Berglas Effect ideas with a stooge 11 3
Edward Marlo, Hideo Kato Nameless "It's Over Here, Of Course" card vanishes in packet and reappears, with second handling "Keyless Version"Inspired by
  • "Where Has It Gone?" (Hideo Kato, Genii Sept. 1969)
Related to
11 3
Edward Marlo Drop Cut Control placing key next to peeked at card during running cut 11 3
Martin Gardner Hide-Out showing cards in packet while hiding selection 11 4
Edward Marlo Odd Aces placing cards from other deck into deck as locator cards 11 4
Edward Marlo Neo Jazz Aces three stranger cards 11 5
Jon Racherbaumer In Spades rants 11 6
Edward Marlo No Further Than This production of selection, 2s, kings 11 6
Jon Racherbaumer What About the Buckle Count? credit essay referring to notes by Stephen MinchRelated to 11 8
Max Malini Moisture Double Laydown moisture through breathing 11 8
Edward Marlo Pinky Count credit information 11 9
Edward Marlo Solution to Gin Rummy! faro 11 10
Edward Marlo After Pierce odd-backed transposition of quartets, one by one 11 10
Edward Marlo, Bill Simon, Dai Vernon Quick Sands Aces with 3 alternative methods 11 11
Edward Marlo Updating the X-Force cross card force handling with prediction effect, with additional thoughts on slick/wave crimp cards 11 13
Edward Marlo Spin on the Revolving Aces spectator stops 4 times and locates aces, Christ's Force 11 14
Edward Marlo Olram's Order Ace through Ten order themselves, ten double facers 11 14
Edward Marlo Bold Leaper unfinished explanationRelated to 11 16
Edward Marlo, Stewart James Nullifactoring three cards, additional ideas for Stewart James' "Nullifactor", two methods 12 1
Stewart James Nullifactor Move 12 1
Bert Fenn Pockethereal, Minus Pockets notesInspired by 12 2
Jon Racherbaumer Clarified Packethereal two cards transpose from pocket to pocket, duplicateInspired by 12 3
Edward Marlo, Nate Leipzig Marlo on Leipzig's "Acrobats" face cards of two halves transpose, duplicate and SBS double facerInspired by 12 4
Edward Marlo Ambitious Beginning Related to 12 5
Edward Marlo Logical Slow Motion Acembly aces transpose one by one into a fifth packet 12 6
Edward Marlo Insertion Switch no-touch feeling 12 6
Edward Marlo Count Cop Transfer copped card onto tabled packet, brief 12 8
Edward Marlo Card Stack Demo kings openly stacked, tens and aces end up also, faro and overhand stacking 12 9
Edward Marlo Lessinout Stack Handling 12 9
Edward Marlo Triple Faro Control openly controlling aces while secretly controlling two more sets of four-of-a-kinds 12 10
Edward Marlo Precursor to Twisting the Aces precursor to and credit information on Dai Vernon's "Twisting the Aces"Inspired by 12 11
Neal Elias Before Zingone impromptu double backer ambitious phase 12 12
Frederick Braue Braue Reverse 12 12
Edward Marlo Revised Red Ace Assembly ungaffed 12 13
Edward Marlo How's That? Related to 12 16
Edward Marlo Latest Opening Gambit stacking hand while counting to see if all 52 are there, in the handsRelated to 13 1
Edward Marlo The Covered Second Deal 13 2
Edward Marlo Out There approaches for "Out of this World", stripper and ungaffed divided deck 13 4
Bob Veeser The Force that isn't There forcing a card that is no longer in the deck, ungaffed 13 5
Jon Racherbaumer, Stephen Minch More on the Buckle Count corrections and additions to the article, quotes from correspondence with Stephen MinchInspired by 13 6
Edward Marlo Bluff-Bluff Assembly using ideas from Marlo's "Bluff Ace Assembly" (Ireland Year Book 1955) 13 9
Edward Marlo No-Break Convincer apparently no break can be held 13 10
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo So it Goes... credit discussion of the Second Deal Lap / Sarles Switch / Second Deal Slough-OffRelated to 13 12
Edward Marlo, Brother John Hamman Hamman Effect Marlo's method, 5 to 9 of a suit are dealt in two piles, the 6 & 8 change to queens, second deal lap application 13 12
Edward Marlo Roughed Think Ace named ace is reversed and odd-backed, double-enders, rough-smooth 13 13
Edward Marlo Losing Aces, Cutting Aces with commentary on Dai Vernon's "Cutting the Aces"Inspired by 13 14
Edward Marlo On Vernon's "Mental Card Miracle" Inspired by 13 16
Edward Marlo, Lee Freed Lost Twenty-One Card Trick using reverse faros 14 1
Edward Marlo Completing Crux Deluxe Twisting Combo with Daley's Last, fix for Jon Racherbaumer's "Crux Deluxe" (Precursor) 14 2
Harvey Rosenthal Reverse Fan Count 14 2
Edward Marlo Glim Deal sighting ahead when dealing with shiner 14 5
Edward Marlo The Glimmer 14 5
Edward Marlo, John C. Wagner Revised Lie Detector down under deal, quartet production, set-up, 2 variations:
- For Center Dealers
- For Side-Stealers
Inspired by 14 5
Jon Racherbaumer On the Stevens Control credit information 14 7
Edward Marlo Stevens Control Riffle Culling procedure 14 9
Edward Marlo Honing Homing ace placed aside comes back, change to kings, queen where aces are suspected, aces from pocket, method for Duffie-Sadowitz effect 14 10
Edward Marlo Easy Packet Switch covered Tent Vanish switch, here as matching trick 14 11
Ed Balducci Cut Deeper Force 14 11
Jon Racherbaumer What's the At-Fuss? some more credit rantsInspired by 14 12
Edward Marlo Muriel's Choice selection is blown out of deck 15 1
Edward Marlo Bar Spin card spins on table and transforms, either face down or visibly face up 15 2
Edward Marlo Bold Leaper number at thought-of position remembered, sticky palm transfer 15 3
Edward Marlo No Drawing Required four cards are placed in deck during dealing, 4 matchesInspired by 15 4
Jon Racherbaumer For the Record credit information on the Jordan Count 15 6
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins from New Pack Order brief 15 6
Edward Marlo Retro-Look session notes by Marlo 15 7
Edward Marlo Unstacked Indication deck cut in four piles, top card of chosen pile turned over, top card of other piles used to count down to match first card 15 8
Edward Marlo Black Jack Versus Poker four ace kicker, three methodsInspired by 15 9
Edward Marlo, John Scarne Scarne Review Marlo's comments on John Scarne's appearance on the "Jack Paar Show" (July 1961) 15 12
Edward Marlo Side-Jog Pull-Down in example twelve cards counted as nine 15 15
Edward Marlo Reverse-Count Backward Faro from sixteen-card packet, reverse faro elimination 16 1
Edward Marlo Predicted Mental Spell spelling effect with predictions on billets 16 3
Edward Marlo Olram's Nest of Purses marked coin into nest of purses 16 6
Jon Racherbaumer, Edward Marlo Glimpse of Another Side credit discussion of "The Dr. Nuzzo Peek"Related to 16 7
Edward Marlo Building a Better Bridge dealing winning bridge hand from shuffled deckInspired by 16 10
Edward Marlo Visibly, Invisibly two halves, two selections placed in them, they transpose to top of other halves 16 12
Edward Marlo Brazen Inversion 16 13
Jon Racherbaumer In Spades comments about sessioning 16 16