Card College - Volume 3
Card College - Volume 3
A Complete Course in Sleight-of-Hand Card Magic
written by Roberto Giobbi
published by Hermetic Press
1998 (Hardcover), 325 pages, work of Various
(137 entries)
Publication typed in by Stephan Kirschbaum.
Creators Title Comment Page CARC Categories
Elmer Biddle The Biddle Steal 507
Juan Tamariz Counting Cards in a Fan fast and easy method 509
Roberto Giobbi & Roger Klause & Alex Elmsley Counting Cards while spreading them between the Hands double pushover technique 510
Unknown Setting Multiple Key Cards two methods 511
Max Malini The Spin Revelation and Display 512
Dai Vernon The Vanish of a Card peek technique, using saliva or glue stick 513
Ed Marlo & Roberto Giobbi The Bluff Cut similar to bluff pass 514
Unknown Holding back a Card in the Card Case safe and easy method 515
Dai Vernon The Transfer Move 516
Tony Kardyro & Ed Marlo The K. M. Move secretly reverses one or more cards; various applications 518
Dai Vernon The Vernon Addition secretly adding cards to a group of cards 520
Dick Ferguson & George G. Kaplan & Roberto Giobbi The Invisible Card selected card vanishes from five card packet and reappeares reversed in the deck 523
Lynn Searles & Roberto Giobbi The Four Seasons quick ace assembly with poetic pattern 525
John Carney The Dribble Break excellent method of obtaining a break above or below a card 529
Unknown The Crocodile Technique injog technique for marking a position or starting a control 531
Unknown Transferring a Break from the little Finger to the Heel of the Thumb 532
Rafael Benatar Inserting a Card into the Break practical 533
S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Break 534
Unknown Ribbon Spread and Step useful technique; serves as starting point for many other techniques 535
Unknown A Spectator holds the Step very bold handling! 536
Dai Vernon Fan and Step technique to delay the formation of a break 536
Paul LePaul The LePaul Automatic Jog-Control convincing 538
Unknown The Drop Jog very subtle and easy 540
Unknown The Diagonal Insertion and Fan 540
Unknown An Injog Handling maintaining an injog while dribbling the whole deck 541
Dai Vernon & Roberto Giobbi Injog and Step after the Cut 542
Unknown General Reflections on Injogged Cards 543
Martin A. Nash & Roberto Giobbi The Master Grip a peeked card is plucked from a turning ribbon spread 544
J. N. Hofzinser & Christoph Borer Remember and Forget magician finds two cards (one thought of and one "forgotten") of two spectators 546
J. N. Hofzinser & Larry Jennings & Ed Marlo The Convincing Control refinement of the spread cull 551
Frederick Montague & Fred Kaps & Tommy Tucker & Paul LePaul & Roberto Giobbi The Bluff Pass 555
Unknown A Direct Overhand Shuffle Control 559
Daryl Martinez The Logical Control a card is controlled to a specific location in the deck 560
Unknown The Spread Crimp clever method 561
Unknown The Bridge Control concept related to the crimp 562
Unknown The Spectator Shuffles Refinements and Thoughts 563
Dai Vernon Emotional Reaction clever and subtle use of a keycard in a challenge situation 564
Larry Jennings & Roberto Giobbi A Sure Bet magician finds wrong card which then changes into spectator's choice 565
Roy Walton & Dai Vernon & Al Baker Ambitious 1-2-3-4 568
Dai Vernon & Martin A. Nash & Ed Marlo The Push-over Double 573
Steve Freeman A Double Lift from the Center elegant, playful method 575
Brother John Hamman Small Packet Double Lift no get ready necessary! 577
Daniel Rhod The Optical Replacement discarding the bottom card of a double on top of the deck 579
Juan Tamariz & Frederick Braue & Gordon Bruce The Turnover Replacement method for discarding the bottom card of a double on top of the deck 580
Dai Vernon The Vernon Replacement method to unload the bottom card of a double 582
Unknown A Double Lift Finesse double lift with a snap 584
Noel Stanton & Roberto Giobbi The Palindrome Cards a five-card row magically reverses its order several times 585
Steve Freeman The Time Machine two-card transpo plus Ambitious Card theme 588
Bill Simon & Roberto Giobbi Rise and Switch Double Rise plus transpo 590
Arturo de Ascanio The Ascanio Spread 595
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio Spread Laydown setting all 4 cards on table, 2 methods 597
Reinhard Müller The Ascanio Spread Fan 598
Arturo de Ascanio & Ken Krenzel The Open Display natural and innocent display 599
Ed Marlo & Christian Scherer The Olram Subtlety 603
Brother John Hamman The Gemini Count a four-card packet is shown to consist of two pairs of duplicate cards 604
Unknown The Over-count technique to count more cards than are actually present 606
Larry Jennings The Multiple-lift Display Sequence 4 cards are shown as identical 607
Brother John Hamman & Norman Houghton The Flushtration Count 609
Ed Marlo Displaying all the Cards as Identical uses Swing cut instead of Hindu Shuffle 610
Carmen D'Amico The D'Amico Spread 611
Richard Vollmer The Strasbourg Waltz Aces twist, change places and transform into Kings 613
Dai Vernon Twist Flourish 614
Paul Harris & Richard Vollmer & Bernard Bilis Set-Reset Plus 616
Lynn Searles & Roberto Giobbi & Jean-Jaques Sanvert The Dance of the Cannibals 619
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Dynamic breakdown of the basic procedure 629
Herb Zarrow The Zarrow Shuffle 632
Herb Zarrow & Juan Tamariz & Unknown The Direct Zarrow Shuffle - With a Slip Cut
- A Shuffle Strategy by Juan Tamariz
- A Refined Block Cover
- With Running Cuts
634
Unknown The Pull-Through False Shuffle basic method 637
Dai Vernon Vernon's Pull-through Shuffle Variant 641
Dai Vernon The Triumph Shuffle 642
Various A Combination False Shuffle Zarrow and Triumph combined 645
Martin A. Nash Controlling the Top Stock with a Riffle Shuffle 645
S. W. Erdnase A Combination False Shuffle and Cut 646
Dai Vernon The Block Transfer the top stock is maintained with a Triumph Shuffle 648
Dai Vernon & Juan Tamariz & Fred Black A red-black False Shuffle spectator pushes cards together 649
Unknown An In-the-hands False Shuffle 651
Dai Vernon & Unknown Triumph using Zarrow shuffle 654
Unknown Dad Stevens, King of the Card Cheats a king is controlled, then all 4 kings appear 657
Unknown Tabled Transfer Cut 658
Unknown The Multiple Shift basic comments 661
Unknown The Insertion of the Cards various methods 663
Neal Elias & Ed Marlo Swing Cut Multiple Shift 664
Norman Houghton Bluff Multiple Shift perfect for stand-up 668
Dai Vernon The Vernon Multiple Shift 669
Cardini & Charlie Miller Cardini's Overhand Multiple Shift 671
John Carney Carney's Natural Multiple Shift 673
Ed Marlo The Simple Shift easy and convincing 674
Ed Marlo & Christian Scherer & Martin A. Nash The Tabled Multiple Shift 676
Al Baker & Roberto Giobbi The Vanishing Deck 2 selected cards are found beneath a handkerchief first, for handling with deck switch see The Vanishing Deck Reconsidered 679
Unknown The Faro Shuffle 681
Unknown The Partial Faro 683
Ed Marlo & Bob Page The Faro Slough-off concrete application for the Partial Faro 686
Unknown The Perfect Faro 687
Ed Marlo The Incomplete Faro Control placing a noted card at a specific location 689
Unknown Faro Types glossary of the most common faro shuffle types 691
Unknown The Mathematical Basis of the Perfect Faro Shuffle listing of mathematical principles 692
Paul LePaul & Peter Kane & Nate Leipzig The Acrobatic Aces 4 Aces are visibly produced 694
Peter Kane The Card Gun 695
Richard Vollmer & Gene Finnell The Two Detectives two red Jacks trap a freely chosen card between them 697
Richard Vollmer & Henry Christ & Martin Gardner Numerology 3 numbers lead to discovery of reely chosen card 700
Roberto Giobbi Advanced Palming Techniques Introduction 703
Unknown The One-handed Palm 705
Unknown The Gambler's Cop 707
Roberto Giobbi & Fred Kaps Management Strategies for the Gambler's Cop seated and standing 709
Dai Vernon The Transfer Palm 710
Unknown Replacing Cards in Gambler's Cop under the Deck 710
Morris Loewy & Ed Marlo The Loewy Palm 712
Unknown The Left-hand Bottom Palm 713
Unknown The Right-hand Bottom Palm 717
Larry Jennings The Right-hand Bottom Palm of Multiple Cards 720
Norman Houghton & Gordon Bruce Norman Houghton's Pocket Extraction 722
Dai Vernon & Tommy Dowd & Ed Marlo Producing a Card from Your Inner Left Jacket-pocket before you can show left hand empty! 724
Ed Marlo Producing a Card from your Inner Right Jacket-pocket before you apparently show both hands empty! 727
S. W. Erdnase Replacing Palmed Cards on the Bottom of the Deck 729
Vanni Bossi The Card in the Glass chosen card appears in glass (which is moved along tabled spread) 731
Vanni Bossi Loading a Card into a Glass 731
Paul Curry & Bernard Bilis The Open Prediction no trick cards or preparation required, see also Ed Marlo's When Stuck Without the Stik-Tack 733
Roberto Giobbi Color Changes introduction 737
Roberto Giobbi & Nate Leipzig The Side-slip Color Change 739
Nate Leipzig The Slap Change 741
Unknown The Wave Change 742
Harry Houdini & Roberto Giobbi & Howard Schwarzman The Houdini Color Change 744
Father Cyprian & Al Smith The Flip-flop Change time-delaed transformation 747
Jean Hugard & Roberto Giobbi The Fadeaway Card Change 748
Unknown Through and Through 2 chosen cards change places and penetrate a handkerchief 751
T. Nelson Downs Downs Change 753
Bob Driebeck & Fred Kaps & Vanni Bossi Holy Smoke! face card of the deck changes into chosen card under a candle 755
Roberto Giobbi The Side Steal and Diagonal Palm Shift introduction 757
T. Nelson Downs & Arturo de Ascanio & Ed Marlo The Side-steal Transfer 759
Unknown Covers for the Side Steal 5 methods 762
Ed Marlo The Side-steal Bottom Placemant and Variations card is brought to the bottom instead of the top 764
Unknown The Side-steal Palm 765
Walt Lees & David Carré & Gordon Bruce The Simplified Side-Steal Palm 766
S. W. Erdnase & Dai Vernon The Diagonal Palm shift 767
Allan Ackerman & Frank Simon The Convincing Control Palm 771
Mack Picnick & Roberto Giobbi Picnick at the Summit 4 aces travel from different positions to the top of the deck 773
Various & Roberto Giobbi & Paul Harris The Return of the Phantom a selected black card vanishes and reappeares between the red half of the deck as the phantom card, previously placed there 775