128 entries in Cards / Sleights / Break / Break Finesses
  
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
S. W. Erdnase To Hold the Location of Cut while Dealing delaying a shift or similar action The Expert at the Card Table 94
Sam Leo Horowitz Holding the Break After a Spectator Peeks at a Card Greater Magic 205
Tom Sellers Transforming Break into Step The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Summer Extra 1939) 414
Unknown Establishing a Break from a Bridge Expert Card Technique 124
Unknown Third Finger Flesh Break Expert Card Technique 94
Unknown Transfer of Thumb-Count Break to little finger Expert Card Technique 125
Unknown Enlarging a Break uncredited, possibly claimed by Braue in Notebooks, see referenceRelated to Expert Card Technique 125
Cardini Cardini´s Location maintaining break while springing the cards, see also page 208 Card Control 51
Unknown Spread and Break Control getting in Overhand Shuffle Position The Royal Road to Card Magic 122
Paul LePaul Holding Back two cards while dribbling the cards The Card Magic of Le Paul 74
Paul LePaul Riffling while holding the break The Card Magic of Le Paul 47
Dai Vernon Insertion of the Cards alternative to diagonal insertion, getting a break underneath out-jogged cardRelated to Expert Card Technique 464
Edward Marlo A Bit of Handling flexing the deck while holding a break Control Systems 8
Edward Marlo Insertion Break getting break underneath outjogged cardRelated to The Cardician 139
Cy Endfield 3. The Greek Break after-peek context Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part II 23
Cy Endfield Handling the Pack. 1. The Riffle after-peek context Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part II 22
Edward Marlo Picking up a Break by moving hand down instead of cards up The Magic Seven 5
Edward Marlo Table Edge Break Concealment to conceal break when held with right thumb in end grip The Magic Seven 13
Dr. James William Elliott Dr. Elliot's Favorite Break Control little finger eccentric position, as delay for pass Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 174
Dai Vernon Adaption of the Greek Break for Card Stabbing Variation of the Greek Break Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 137
Dai Vernon Transferring the Break to Greek Break Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 134
Unknown Book Break Expert Card Conjuring 109
Edward Marlo Side Finger-Flesh Grip deck placed into right hand fingertips, yet flesh break retained Advanced Fingertip Control 1
Edward Marlo Side Flesh Break applied to Both Hands Advanced Fingertip Control 3
Edward Marlo Observations on Chapter One new vs. old decks for Side Flesh Break Grip Advanced Fingertip Control 5
S. W. Erdnase, Edward Marlo Erdnase Break obtaining the break from fourth finger break Advanced Fingertip Control 77
Edward Marlo Square Up Action with an Erdnase Break Advanced Fingertip Control 78
Art Altman The Altman Trap dated 1956 Advanced Fingertip Control 147
Edward Marlo Further Suggestions using Definite Fingertip Peek Controls Advanced Fingertip Control 34
Edward Marlo Control from Erdnase Break seven methods to control a card marked off by Erdnase break Advanced Fingertip Control 78
Edward Marlo Bottom Break for Riffle Shuffling The Shank Shuffle 64
Edward Marlo A Digression end tapping break pick-up, three methods The Shank Shuffle 72
Dai Vernon Pivot into Overhand Position pivoting the break The Shank Shuffle 57
Unknown One-Handed Step Break The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 610
Lin Searles Reverse Autobreak auto-break from 1957 letterInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8th Folio) 667
Karl Fulves Heel Break Insertion riffling to heel break Methods with Cards - Part 2 86
Tenkai Ishida Book Break Methods with Cards - Part 3 172
Unknown Top Card Break establishing a break under the top card, from "Elliott's Last Legacy" according to page 215 Methods with Cards - Part 3 210
Edward Marlo Before the Pass to avoid anticipation of the sleight, casual handling Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 59
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move top card break or under small numberRelated to Packet Switches (Part Three) 184
Dai Vernon Vernon Glide with Tenkai Step Turnover The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #8) 1008
Dai Vernon Double Cut Break Handling double cutting with jog, then deck turned over and break retainedRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #8) 1010
Ken Krenzel Spread transforming break into crimp, table spread The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 137
Edward Marlo Book Break with two breaks Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 85
Daryl Martinez, Harvey Rosenthal Pop-Up Move with credit information on page 91 Secrets of a "Puerto Rican Gambler" 92
Father Cyprian Two Handed One Handed Cut cutting to reversed card The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 20
Unknown Book Break Cardworks 53
Don England Inserting a Card into a Break Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 20
Unknown Marking a Card in a Spread break to step, different pattern in the spreadRelated to The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 18
Art Altman The Altman Trap The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 40
Fred Lowe The Ghost Break alternative for pinky break Card Finesse 48
Edward Marlo Book Break keeping break while turning deck over The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 206
Edward Marlo Pinky Count to Move Break tranferring the card upwards For Your Entertainment Pleasure 46
Edward Marlo Book Break Best of Friends 181
Unknown Partial Charlier Cut to get break at reversed card Best of Friends 202
Edward Marlo Pivot-Jog Turnover book break, Tenkai's? Card Finesse 70
Edward Marlo Book Break The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 16) 148
Edward Marlo Bottom Break to Riffle Shuffle Break transferring break into riffle shuffle position The Card Puzzle 24
Edward Marlo Dribble Control with Break Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Daryl Martinez, Harvey Rosenthal Pop-Up Move The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 25, 26 & 27) 251
Edward Marlo Pivot-Jog Turnover pivot spread, book break, also with multiple breaks Best of Friends - Volume II 381
Ben Harris Peek Finesse featuring a break display Best of Friends - Volume II 491
Unknown Veeser Concept from Erdnase Break Korem without Limits 159
Unknown Another Location getting small jog and then break as top half is replacedRelated to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 23
Dai Vernon, Max Malini Peek Control holding break as deck is balanced on fingers, then step fan (1939)Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 29
Charlie Miller Additional Miller Notes - holding break while tapping on table
- nailnick and estimate distance from key
- "Vernon's 7 card, 7 piles trick."
(1940)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 1
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
Daryl Martinez, Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move one handed method for top card break, credit information Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 19
Larry Jennings The Immaculate Insertion achieving very squared condition The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 27
Lin Searles Auto Break The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 214
Larry Jennings Retaining Break While Deck is turned Over used for setting up for double lift The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 57
Lin Searles Auto-Break The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 163
Dr. James William Elliott Breaking at the Injog The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 12
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break Related to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 10
Dai Vernon Rotating the Break The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 15
Art Altman The Altman Trap Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 111
Bruce Cervon Running Cut While Holding a Break The Cervon File 191
Larry Jennings Pressure Break Related to The Cardwright 112
Dai Vernon Back Breaker obtaining break under top card The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 37
Karl Fulves Tenkai Book Turnover Comments Kaleidoscope 45
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break Close-up Impact! 89
Unknown Book Break Finally! 55
Harvey Rosenthal The Traveling Break break held while pack is turned over The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 34) 607
Alex Elmsley Break Time - Battling the Bulge shifting left little finger break to right thumb The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 92
Alex Elmsley Preparing for the Double Lift two ways to pick up a break The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 94
Alex Elmsley A Bluff Hand-to-hand Transfer while maintaining a break The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 92
Edward Marlo Automatic Book Break The Wild Card Kit 25
Unknown Book Turnover Break The Olram Aces - The Impossible Travellers 8
Rafael Benatar The Crocodile apparantly random insertion of card from front into greek break Three Professional Card Routines 10
Ernest Earick Post-Peek Riffle Display By Forces Unseen 73
Ernest Earick Step to Break Transfer By Forces Unseen 31
Edward Marlo No-Break Convincer apparently no break can be held The Olram File (Issue 13) 10
Unknown ブレークをなくさないターンオーバー (Maintaining a break while turning the deck over) Larry Jennings's Card Technique 128
Unknown Book Break with packet Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 185
Unknown The Riffle also while holding break Card College - Volume 1 34
Unknown Auto Break pressing on upper left corner with thumb Notes from The Summit 14
Steve Bedwell Establishing Pinky Break underneath one card Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 15
Lin Searles Auto-Break Classic Sampler 7
Lin Searles Autobreak Jennings '67 23
Lin Searles Auto Break Hard-Boiled Mysteries 10
John Carney The Dribble Break method of obtaining a break above or below a card Card College - Volume 3 529
Unknown Transferring a Break from the little Finger to the Heel of the Thumb - Two-Handed Method
- One-Handed Method
Card College - Volume 3 532
Rafael Benatar Inserting a Card into the Break from front Card College - Volume 3 533
Edward Marlo Book Break keeping break while turning deck over 21st Century Card Magic 108
Dai Vernon Gesture Break setting up for double lift Mechanical Deck 21
Dai Vernon ECT Get-Ready upwards buckling Mechanical Deck 22
Dai Vernon Enlarging a Break Mechanical Deck 28
Art Altman Altman Trap Scams & Fantasies with Cards 23
Edward Marlo Pivot-Jog Turnover book break, Tenkai's? FASDIU II 81
Tenkai Ishida Pivot Break / Book Break The Paper Engine 111
Art Altman Altman Trap Penumbra (Issue 4) 14
Rafael Benatar The Crocodile inserting a card in a break Card Fictions 70
Ernest Earick Step to Break Transfer break retained as deck is turned over Penumbra (Issue 6) 4
Tenkai Ishida Pivot Break Card College - Volume 5 1247
Harvey Rosenthal The Pop-Up Move Penumbra (Issue 8) 17
Tenkai Ishida Step Break credit information Enchantments 75
Wesley James Splay Grip small packet buckle, similar to referenceRelated to Enchantments 382
Art Altman The Altman Trap Up In Smoke 12
Larry Jennings Retaining Break While Deck is turned Over Up In Smoke 57
Harvey Rosenthal Pop-Up Move Secret Agenda (Issue June 2) 164
Unknown Break Displays Confidences 88
Eric Evans One Handed Zorro getting into Z-Break one-handed, selection reverses in center as applicationRelated to 53 Friends 7
Roberto Giobbi Swing Cut at a Break Confidences 108
John Carney The Dribble Break Related to F for Fiction 13
Alex Hansford Microbreaks Work on obtaining, maintaining and recovering from very fine pinky breaks Sprezzatura 10
Dai Vernon Retrieving the Break Recovering from a fine pinky breakRelated to Sprezzatura 12
Bill Simon, Will Houstoun, Alex Hansford Control A Sidejogging a card during square up to obtain microbreak, sidejog finesse provided by Will Houstoun, cut card to the top of the deckInspired by Sprezzatura 13
Alex Hansford Erdnase Break from Jog Sprezzatura 17