Card College - Volume 4
Card College - Volume 4
A Complete Course in Sleight-of-Hand Card Magic
written by Roberto Giobbi
published by Hermetic Press
2000 (Hardcover), 314 pages, work of Various
(166 entries)
Publication typed in by Stephan Kirschbaum & Denis Behr.
Creators Title Comment Page CARC Categories
Roberto Giobbi Force Techniques, Part 3 Introduction 792
Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin & Unknown The Ribbon Spread Force very bold and very convincing 793
Ed Marlo The Under-the-Table Force 793
l'Homme Masqué & Unknown The Toss Force 795
Unknown The Peek Force 796
Unknown The Cut Force spectator into break 796
Tom Sellers & Vanni Bossi & Ed Marlo & Davide Costi The Credit-Card Force piece of card stuck on credit card, see also Costi's Amex 797
Fred G. Taylor The Curious Count 799
J. N. Hofzinser & Unknown The Packet Force 799
Francis Carlyle The Mishmash Force makes use of a double-faced card (SBS) 801
George G. Kaplan Forcing under a Handkerchief 802
John Bannon The Bottom Bluff Force 803
Unknown The Dribble Force 804
Harry Lorayne & Roberto Giobbi A Question of Sex unknown card marked on back is found by spectator 805
Vanni Bossi & Ed Marlo The Card in the Wallet 807
Roberto Giobbi Card Switches Introduction 810
Paul Curry The Curry Turnover Change 811
Dai Vernon The Simple Turnover Switch 813
Stanley Collins & Unknown The Card-Spread Switch variation of Collins' Tip-Over Addition 814
Bert Allerton The Allerton Change 815
Roy Walton & Fred Kaps The Kaps Switch also used in Roy Walton's Collectors (Abra Vol. 47, p.99, 1969), related to Ed Marlo's Flexible Switch Out 816
Cy Endfield The "Hofzinser" Top Change 818
Unknown The Push-in Change 820
Paul LePaul & Carmen D'Amico The Glide Change 822
Unknown The Mexican Turnover 824
Lynn Searles Partial Mexican Turnover Change switching one card in a packet 825
Ralph W. Hull & Roberto Giobbi Any Named Card card placed on table is any named card, mexican turnover application 826
J. N. Hofzinser & Juan Tamariz Everywhere and Nowhere 3 indifferent cards and the deck change into spetator's selection and then back to normal 827
Unknown Underground Twins spectator locates the mate of a card 831
Peter Duffie & Brother John Hamman & Alex Elmsley Trapped in the Future an unknown prediction card proves to be one of two selections 834
Roberto Giobbi Packet Switches Introduction 838
Bob Veeser & Dai Vernon The Veeser Concept 839
Roberto Giobbi & John Mendoza & Bill Simon The Toss Switch 840
Jean-Jacques-Maurice Talazac & Roberto Giobbi The Talazac Switch 842
Unknown & Jack Merlin The Gambler's Packet Switch 844
Theodore Annemann & Roberto Giobbi The Jinx Change 845
Unknown The Pendulum Switch dynamic variant Jinx-Change 846
Ed Marlo Olram's Jinx Switch 848
Ed Marlo The Turnover Palm Switch deck-handling of Roberto Hellis' Double Palm Change 849
Unknown & J. N. Hofzinser The Steamboat Switch 851
Dai Vernon & Fred Kaps The Count Switch very direct and natural method, see Tom Sellers's A Four Ace Move, Daley Notebook Item 13 853
Ed Marlo & Roberto Giobbi & Jose Carroll Flash Transposition three indifferent cards change places with 3 of the 4 aces 855
Unknown Small Packet Triple Buckle brief 856
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Day Trippers short version of Follow the Leader with Queens and Aces 857
Irv Weiner & Roberto Giobbi Three-way Excursion first 4 Aces and 4 Kings change places with themselves, then with a chosen+3 indifferent cards 859
Roberto Giobbi The Deck Switch Introduction 864
Unknown The Gambler's Deck Switch table edge 865
Roberto Giobbi The Direct Deck Switch comments on technical deck switches 865
Frank Pemper & Jon Racherbaumer & Ed Marlo The Joker Switch clever switch between tricks 867
Carlhorst Meier The Trojan Switch see also Robert Gardner's A Subtle Deck Switch 868
Unknown Through the Table card from below table to top 870
Roberto Giobbi In a Flash chosen card penetrates a sealed card case in the performers pocket 871
Joaquín Partagás & Martin A. Nash The Cardsharp 873
Unknown The Vanishing Deck Reconsidered The Vanishing Deck with a deck switch 874
Roberto Giobbi Final Thoughts on Deck Switches 875
Roberto Giobbi Estimation Introduction 878
Roberto Giobbi Visual Estimation advice on practicing 879
Unknown An Application 879
Unknown Location Using Outs with a technical solution to replace fishing 880
Dai Vernon Fingernail Estimation magician cuts to the 4 aces, previously buried by a spectator 883
Ed Marlo & Roberto Giobbi The Miracle Aces magician finds 4 aces by throwing a card into the deck 885
Roberto Giobbi Impossibility estimation 889
Ralph W. Hull & Roberto Giobbi Miraculous Coincidence magician twice divines correct number of cut off cards 891
Roberto Giobbi Culling Introduction 896
Ray Grismer The Grismer Cull 897
Ed Marlo & Roberto Giobbi The Lessinout Shuffle 898
Unknown The Downjog Cull 899
Unknown The Above-the-Spread Cull bringing one or more cards to the face of the pack 901
Lennart Green The Green Angle Separation 903
Juan Tamariz & Louis Zingone Trimental 3 chosen cards are first divined, then produced from corresponding pockets, based on The Zingone Spread 906
S. W. Erdnase The Erdnase Cull Shuffle for 3 cards 907
Sam Leo Horowitz & Roberto Giobbi & Martin Gardner The Stop Trick see also Horowitz' A Psychological Discovery 910
Roberto Giobbi Stacking Introduction 914
S. W. Erdnase & Darwin Ortiz The Erdnase Stack Shuffle for 5 cards 915
Dai Vernon The Milk-build Shuffle technical variation by Vernon 916
Frank Lane The Frank Lane Stack simple system for any hand for x players 917
Unknown Riffle Shuffle Stacking 918
Lynn Searles & Roberto Giobbi & Karl Fulves Moracle at the end of a sucessful prediction, the 4 aces appear, anti-faro 16th card principle 921
Unknown Reverse Faro 922
Unknown The Pseudo-Stack spectator specifies the order of the aces and the winning hand 923
Unknown Thumb Count Stacking as cards are inserted into deck 923
Theodore Annemann The Gambler in Person very simple stacking technique for a gambling demo 924
Unknown Pick-up Stack 925
Roberto Giobbi False Dealing Introduction 930
Roberto Giobbi The Cards 931
Unknown The Basic Grip and the True Deal 931
Unknown Bubble Peek 933
Unknown The Double Deal two cards are dealt as one 934
Unknown Double Deal Vanish to make a card disappear 935
Unknown The Push-off Second Deal 936
Roberto Giobbi Premonition Handling brief 936
Unknown The Strike Second Deal 938
Unknown The Bottom Deal only little push-out 940
Unknown The Sail different action from the Standard True Deal 942
Michael F. Zens & Eddie Fields & Theodore Annemann Call Your Hand Poker-demo using 10-card stack, bottom deal 944
Roberto Giobbi Sandwich Techniques Introduction 948
Christian Chelman The Display Load 949
Unknown The Direct Load 950
Gerald Kosky The Kosky Switch sandwiched card is switched for top card of the deck 951
Ed Marlo The Simple Sandwich Load 952
Fernando Cheops & David Solomon & Robert Walker Cheops's Dunbury Sandwich sandwich effect with a strong "sucker" element 953
William Goodwin Hold the Mayo 4 aces appear between 2 black kings, see also David Solomon's Royal Mayo, Ben Train's Three Card Monte Burns 954
Unknown Two-Card Catch friction 955
Roberto Giobbi Lapping Introduction 960
Roberto Giobbi General Observations on the Application of Lapping 961
Fred Kaps The Bottom-card Lap 961
Roberto Giobbi & Fred Kaps The All-around Square-up Lap 963
Jean-Claude Pagès Jean-Claude Pages's Lapping Method while packet is counted, see also Lapping Elmsley 963
Unknown The Lap Control 965
Unknown The Trousers-fold Holdout 966
Unknown The Knee Holdout 967
Roberto Giobbi Advanced Pass Techniques Introduction 970
Unknown The Basic Technique 971
Jean Hugard & Roberto Giobbi & Frederick Braue The Invisible Pass 973
Roberto Giobbi Cover Suggestions for the Invisible Pass 974
Alexander Herrmann The Turnover Pass 976
Paul LePaul & Roberto Giobbi The Spread Pass 978
Unknown The Dribble Pass 982
Clinton Burgess The Cover Pass 984
Juan Tamariz The Display Pass for different handling & credit see Pass At the Bridge 985
Roy Walton The Spread Half Pass 987
Henry Christ The Christ Twist very natural handling 988
Roberto Giobbi & Roy Walton Catch 22 direct handling 990
Ken Krenzel Mechanical Reverse 991
Unknown Super-sensitive Fingertips Magician divines cards behind his back - merely by touch 992
Roberto Giobbi Tilt Introduction 996
Dai Vernon & Arturo de Ascanio Tilt 997
Unknown One-handed Tilt Get-ready 999
Howard Schwarzman & Charles Aste Jr. & Ed Marlo Tilt Finesse I 1000
Daryl Martinez & Christoph Borer Tilt Finesse II 1000
Jim Surprise & Roberto Giobbi Card Collection 1002
Unknown Ultra-ambitious 1005
Unknown The Side Shuffle flourish shuffle 1015
Bert Allerton The Wave Cut 1016
Al Leech The Toss Cut 1017
Andreas Edmüller The Twin Falls Shuffle double waterfall 1017
Erhard Liebenow The Four-card Turnover Display 1019
Gianni Pasqua The Star Turnover Display 1020
Frank Shields The Frank Shields Display 1020
Unknown The Pirouette 1022
Jerry Andrus The Twirl 1022
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) The Ravelli Pop-out 1024
Roberto Giobbi The Swing-cut Reverse 1029
Ed Marlo The Future Reverse see also Side Slip Reverse 1030
Paul LePaul The Palm Reverse 1032
Larry Jennings The Larreverse 1033
Bernard Bilis Immediate Sandwich Cards 1033
Unknown A Block Reverse variation of Larreverse 1034
Unknown A Second Block Reverse variation of Larreverse 1035
Larry Jennings & Gordon Bruce & Ed Marlo Reversing Card at Separate Spots in the Deck variation of Larreverse 1035
Gary Goldberg FIRP "Faro Invisible Reverse Placement", a bit different here 1036
Ed Marlo & Dai Vernon & Russell T. Barnhart The Riffle-shuffle Reverse tabled 1037
Charlie Miller Reverse Interlude spectator names number, that many cards are found reversed in deck 1039
Bert Allerton Surprise Spelling 2 cards spelled to, 2nd card shows up reversed, see also Daley's The "Ad Lib" Spelling, Allerton's Surprise Spelling 1040
Roberto Giobbi Turnovers introduction 1044
Bruce Cervon & Roberto Giobbi The All-around Square-up Turnover 1045
Dai Vernon The Through-the-Fist Flourish 1046
Unknown The Gamblers' Turnover 1048
Unknown The Wristwatch Turnover 1049
Unknown The Spectator Turnover 1051
Unknown The Okito-box Turnover 1051
Unknown The Transfer Turnover 1052
Unknown The Easy Poker Demonstration 1053
Al Leech & Roberto Giobbi & Frank Garcia Ace-capades aces lost and found, change to kings, aces found again 1055
Unknown Off-Beat Turnover 1056
Roberto Giobbi The Structure of Magic essay 1057