158 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls / Single Card Controls / Miscellaneous
  
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Unknown Charlier Pass as Control Tricks with Cards 9
Unknown with the aid of a wide card - Third Method
wide card as key card
Tricks with Cards 69
Charlier Charlier Pass as a Control delayed with step New Era Card Tricks 15
Unknown The Bridge New Era Card Tricks 40
Unknown Deck Crimp Location New Era Card Tricks 72
Charlier Single Handed Shift also for control The Expert at the Card Table 128
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero! spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks) 19
Jack Merlin Side Palm while tapping the card in the center, transferring on top Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Unknown Disposal of Card Located various ways of controlling an injogged card Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 68
Unknown Reversed Cards as Indicator No. 3 of "Substitutes for the Pass", secretly reversed card as key card Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 93
Unknown Simple Control spectator cuts to and remembers card, performer holds break Mental Magic with Cards 8
Walter B. Gibson Surpasso selection is inserted in cased deck by spectator and divined, deck pressed together in case Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
U. F. Grant Reversed Key Card The "Whoops!" ControlAlso published here Greater Magic 81
Walter B. Gibson Jog Control as top half is replaced More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 46
Robert Parrish Friction Toss Control Do That Again! 40
Unknown The Drop Control subtle, card is put in deck which is dribbled in other hand Expert Card Technique 121
Unknown The Charlier Pass - To Control a Card Related to Expert Card Technique 46
Unknown The Thumb Slide with immediate palm-offRelated to More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 10
Burling Hull Slip Control selection switched out with slip force type action The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 508
Jean Hugard To Shuffle or Not To Shuffle thoughts on controls & delays, two methods for delaying control More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 9
Unknown How to use the Foregoing Passes tips Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 251
Unknown How to Get A Card Placed in Middle of Deck to "Bottom" of Deck pass or riffle shuffle Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 252
Claude Kimball Card Magic - Substitutes for the Pass card is levered up with pinkyRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 12) 118
John Hamilton Top It card is controlled from middle to top The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 121) 487
Unknown Twelve-Down Riffle as card is returned The Royal Road to Card Magic 196
Unknown To Control a Selected Card by Means of the Corner-Short Hindu shuffle The Fine Art of Magic 12
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Control of a Glimpsed Card by Means of the Corner-Short The Fine Art of Magic 12
Paul LePaul A Natural Jog-Control The Card Magic of Le Paul 93
Unknown Springing the Cards Control Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 25
Unknown Bottom Reversal Control control card to bottom, reversing it in process (pass-like action) The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 288) 1152
Norman Houghton Baffling the Brethren card control, springing the cards, bridge The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 331) 134
Bruce Elliott The Elliott Control card from middle controlled to the bottom, buckleVariationsAlso published here The Best in Magic 122
Bruce Elliott The Elliott Control card from middle controlled to the bottom, buckleAlso published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 336) 154
Nate Leipzig, Bert Allerton Screened Leipzig Pass from the middle to second position, brief The Close-Up Magician 25
James Steranko Steranko's Shadow Steal - card into right hand Lateral Palm as top half is replaced
- as direct control to top
- as color change from center to top
Related toVariations Steranko on Cards 22
James Steranko Steranko's Center Steal Change card from injog position into right hand clip between right second and third finger and on top of deckRelated to Steranko on Cards 28
U. F. Grant The Misdirection Pass The "Whoops!" ControlRelated toAlso published here The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 234
Edward Marlo Block Shift Variations two variations, for single card or multiple cards The Multiple Shift 52
Cliff Green Topping the Pass extraction and replacement while showing bottom card Professional Card Magic 24
Charlie Miller, Judson S. Brown The Invisible Shift perhaps allusion to Cascade Control?! The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 45
Edward Marlo Estimation and the Glimpse concept: selection glimpsed, position estimated Estimation 34
Harry Lorayne Control via Switch at the bottom Close-up Card Magic 240
Karl Fulves Static Problems with Cards - No. One
selection made by stabbing joker into deck without removing selection, how to control it
Solutions: see references
Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 19
Edward Marlo Tilt to the Bottom Expert Card Mysteries 110
Edward Marlo Double Lift Substitute Magic Mafia Effects 2
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious related to "Coming Up in the World", see correction on page 34Related to Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 11
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to 26 or known positionRelated to Epilogue (Issue 16) 148
Karl Fulves Tilt Up Front front insertion control, selection that is inserted is double and bottom card rides to bottomRelated to Packet Switches (Part Two) 92
Frank Garcia Reversed Card Idea Oops-Control Super Subtle Card Miracles 108
William A. Morales The Dribble Control tabled, setting a jog Rim Shots 129
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Propelled Lapping Ideas - As an Apparent Control Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 6) 44
Edward Marlo Moveless Placement position of selection is instantly known The Unexpected Card Book 136
Philip T. Goldstein On the Corner Short advantages, finding it, controlling a selection with it Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 2
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to 26 or known positionRelated to Methods with Cards - Part 3 217
Jon Racherbaumer Tabled Riffle Shuffle Control applicationsInspired by Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 8) 112
Jerry Andrus Sidewinder Shift to top Andrus Card Control 27
Harvey Rosenthal Placement Control to bottom with cover pass variation Packet Switches (Part Three) 200
Paul Harris Flash Control Flourishy card control SuperMagic 93
Harry Lorayne, Ken Krenzel Carnal Knowledge delayed center block pass handling to the bottom Quantum Leaps 211
Unknown Control with Cover Cards Richard Kaufman's transcription of Reginald Scot's card section, card controlled to fifth from the bottomRelated to CardMagic 60
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle controlled to 26 from top Riffle Shuffle Control 7
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control selection made in incomplete riffle shuffle condition, controlled to 26 or known position, preserves divided deck Riffle Shuffle Control 11
Edward Marlo Control Throw-Offs in foreword, apparently magician follows control of card, 3 approaches Marlo's Magazine Volume 4
Karl Fulves Buckle Buckle Side Steal 7
Karl Fulves Side Steal Reverse as deck is turned over Side Steal 17
Frank Thompson The Thompson Tilt Pass described in context of a control
- The Preliminary Moves
- The Interchange of Packet
- Concluding Observations
The Thompson Pass 1
Edward Marlo Not For The Faint-Hearted bolder version of The Bluff Bottom Placement Card Finesse 8
Jon Racherbaumer The Bluff Bottom Placement to second from bottom, bold Card Finesse 5
Derek Dingle One-Hand Control The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 161
Edward Marlo Marlo's Simulated Placement Card Finesse 100
Derek Dingle Bluff Pass Control The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 49
Don England The Tilt Bluff Pass control to second from top Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 9) 680
Jack Birnman Cover Control card controlled to small number from top, cover pass substitute Best of Friends 479
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Bluff Bottom Placement as force and control The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 10) 84
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Edward Marlo Dribble Control with Break Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Edward Marlo Crimp Control seven methods to control selection with crimped deck, also key card handlings Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 223
Edward Marlo Scratch Sorcery or Nickromancy nicked or scratched key card and riffle shuffle control Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 227
Edward Marlo Combination Control full deck crimp Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 313
Jerry Sadowitz Slip Jog Open HockleyRelated to Cards Hit 9
Walter E. Cummings Karate Card Control Best of Friends - Volume II 337
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control Formula One Close-Up 42
Unknown The Wax Control selection behind the back The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 23
Unknown Card Change card apparently pushed in one half, but stolen back (1937) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 9
Unknown Thirteen-Down Riffle Control card apparently replaced at same position it was taken from, really under thirteen (or known number of) cards The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 16
Frederick Braue Flipflop Control cut deeper principle to control card during displaying sequenceRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 18
Unknown Backslip Control using slip, motivated through patter, " It is best to assign it to a set trick and use it always for that one trick only." The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 18
Victor Farelli Farelli Control bridgeRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 20
Frederick Braue Braue Crimp Control featuring "enlarging a break", also with short card (see following item)Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 20
Frederick Braue Braue Confusion Control using Charlier Pass, "This is a one-trick sleight It should be assigned to a given trick and used with it alone." The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 24
Nate Leipzig, Ron Bauer The Screened Leipzig Pass Related to Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 73
Irv Weiner Bluff Insertion From the Front Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 56
Karl Fulves Riffle Red Riffle Shuffle Control used to divide colors, as set-up for Judson/Brown's Telltale Color Covenant 23
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #2 Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 46
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card moveRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 381
Harry Riser Dribble Control to second from bottom The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 38
Frank Thompson Multi Shift aka Straddle Shift, also for single cardVariations The Multiple Shift 2
Harry Lorayne Eerie Control card slipped to top secretly Trend Setters 154
Harry Lorayne, Nate Leipzig, Ron Bauer Primal Screen instant methodInspired by Trend Setters 15
Harry Lorayne Upward Bound card is controlled to any small number from top, passive Trend Setters 194
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimpRelated to Close-up Impact! 38
Tony Miller Insert Out Miller Variable Placement Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14, No. 6) 1939
Karl Fulves Optimum Opener: Annexed Aces using "Riffle Shuffle Control" to control a selection and cull the aces from shuffled deck, negative cull 28 Card Tricks 30
Charlie Miller, Paul Chosse Miller's Cascade Control Card Finesse II 73
Ron Bauer Screened Leipzig Card Pass Card Finesse II 190
Jon Racherbaumer, Unknown Racherbaumer Addition Inspired by Card Finesse II 199
Steve Draun The New Thumb Slide Related to Secrets Draun from Underground 57
Jerry Sadowitz The Slip Jog deceptive Secrets Draun from Underground 120
Ernest Earick Bow-to-stern Control Related to By Forces Unseen 16
Unknown クリンプカードによるコントロール (Crimped card control) Larry Jennings's Card Technique 38
Unknown パスによる客のカードのコントロール (To control a spectator's card with the pass) Larry Jennings's Card Technique 44
Unknown Controlled Return replaced at certain position More Greater Magic 1239
George Pughe George Pughe's Pass from center to top as top half is replacedRelated to More Greater Magic 1053
Chad Long T.C.O.H.T.P.C. "The Cheesy One Hand Top Palm Control" The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume One 12
Chad Long The Second Control joke set-up The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume One 13
Gene Maze One-Handed Bottom Deal Control Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 37
Angelo Carbone An Automatic Control bluff pass with Humbug gimmick Humbug 15
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card moveAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 962
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control mates on top Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 11) 2569
Wesley James At Your Command using a simple center dealRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 7) 2521
U. F. Grant The "Whoops!" Control bold, but clever methodRelated to Card College - Volume 1 68
Tom Gagnon Fan Tap card is tapped in deck with half deck fanned, control The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1030
Tom Gagnon Sideways Tap tap illusion variation The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1036
Tom Gagnon The Tap Illusion (Single Card) card out jogged in deck is tapped with a card and apparently squared in the deck, in that process card is stolen and loaded on tapping cardRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1023
Tom Gagnon Tap Illusion (Half Deck) card out jogged in packet is tapped with a packet and apparently squared in the deck, in that process card is stolen and loaded under tapping packet The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1025
Tom Gagnon Vertical Tap Illusion card out jogged in packet is tapped with a packet and apparently squared in the deck, in that process card is stolen and loaded under tapping packet, vertical The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1028
Tom Gagnon Tap Illusion Feint card out jogged in packet is tapped with a packet and apparently squared in the deck, in that process card is stolen and loaded under tapping packet, with finesse The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1031
Tom Gagnon Taps more ideas with the tap illusion, see also p. 1096 for additional idea by Steve Beam The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1037
Tom Gagnon More on the Tap Illusion - The Elliptical False CountRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1068
Steve Bedwell The Dribble - Toss Control Also published here Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 10
Steve Bedwell The Dribble Toss Control Also published here The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1181
James Swain The Swain Simplicity Control setting up for a double liftRelated to Miracles with Cards 45
Steve Bedwell Dribblocation dribble control, credit correction p. 2820 (was credited to Alex Scarella) Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 4) 2783
Wesley James Coming Up in the World with credit information
- The Load Up I (Coming Up in the World)
- The Load Up II (Interlocked Set-Up)
- The Load Up III (Large Block)
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 27
Wesley James At You Command "The Middle Deal Control Swindle" The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 72
Steve Bedwell The Dribble Toss Control Karten à la carte 110
Unknown The Bridge Control Card College - Volume 3 562
Steve Bedwell Control Variation Dribble Control, Face Up 21st Century Card Magic 78
Unknown Bottom Reversal Control Control card to bottom, reversing it in process (pass-like action) Kort 69
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Head Over Heels move, control card to second from the top, and reversedInspired by
  • "Whispering Henry" (Roy Walton, Five Times Five Scotland, 1998)
Variations
Try the Impossible 95
Bob King Phantom Control card at though-of number remembered, performer claims that he will bring it back to this position, actually this is a ruse to control it in standard lazy-man's to pocket style The Breather 3 13
Karl Fulves (B) On The Bias control of inserted card(s) reversed to bottom with rubber banded deck Under Tension 48
Larry Jennings L.J. Angle Steal from center, described as a control to top Up In Smoke 4
Bob Farmer Passtitution brings card to second from top Best of Friends - Volume III 403
Tyler Wilson Damage Control Sloppy control which simulates a mistake in squaring the deck, cards fall to table Movers & Shakers 12
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels 52 Memories 96
Justin Higham One-handed Pull-out One handed method of transferring card from center to topRelated to Dexterity Manual 8
Roberto Giobbi A Mathematical Control automatic placement handling Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 18) 87
Roberto Giobbi A Not So Mathematical Control reciting lyrics Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 19) 88
Collin Lynn Lynn's Bold-Pass Card Control Secret Agenda (Issue Oct 28) 321
Roy Walton The Power of Two placement strategy for selected card to any positionRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 162
Roberto Giobbi Control Ruse presentation to openly control a card near the top or bottom Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 15) 19
Rainer Teschner Teschner's Selection Control delayed in demonstration, also as set-up for stop trick Secret Agenda (Issue Mar 1) 69
Jerry K. Hartman R.S. Control Discoveries & Deceptions 22
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Murphy's Control using T. G. Murphy's "Deck Flip" Card Men 21
Benjamin Earl Touch-Think card apparently thought of This is not a Box 17
Roberto Giobbi The Lateral Insertion sideways insertion
- Control
- Multiple Shift
Related to Hidden Agenda (Issue Nov 5) 318