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S. W. Erdnase & Victor Farelli The "Strip" Cut Shuffle Substitute 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 35
Unknown Control with Bridged Deck bottom of page 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 51
U. F. Grant U Bite oops control 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 168
Unknown The Pick-up Location End Grip Transfer 1938 Greater Magic 34
Unknown Locating a Card After the Spectator's Cut 1938 Greater Magic 336
Unknown The Riffle Location control to known position near top 1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 14
Deane Moore Card Control No ? ? ? to bottom 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 17
Frederick Braue The Cut Pass 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 18
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Hugard-Braue Cut Control 1941 The Stripper Deck 7
Unknown The Stripper Undercut bringing reversed card in stripper deck to top via undercut 1941 The Stripper Deck 10
Unknown The Stripper Running Cut bringing reversed card in stripper deck to top via running cut 1941 The Stripper Deck 11
Unknown Double Under-Cut see step 4 1941 The Stripper Deck 27
Tom Sellers A Different Pass with palming 1941 Condensed Conjuring 7
Unknown The Glide Location 1946 Card Control 42
Unknown Backslip Control 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 110
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Fan Cut method to bring corner short to the top 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 9
Paul LePaul Fancy Control. A 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 96
Bill Simon Cut Control varied by "Cut Control Variation" (Bill Simon & Steve Mayhew, 2011) 1949 Controlled Miracles 5
Al Leech A Simple Card Control control card at a certain position with the hindu shuffle or a double cut 1949 For Card Men Only 27
Audley Walsh Off Hand 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 749
Edward Marlo Marlo's Step Control multiple cuts to table sequences to control peeked-at cards
A. To Control One Or More Cards To The Top
B. To Control One Or More Cards To Bottom
C. Double Peek Control - Top and Bottom
D. Double Peek to Bottom
E. Double Peek To Top
F. Triple Peek to Bottom
G. Triple Peek To The Top
1952 Control Systems 12
Edward Marlo Cut Control sequences to control peeked at cards with in the hands cuts
A. Cut Control to the Top
B. Bottom or Top Cut Control
C. Double Peek Cut Control to Top
D. Double Peek Cut Control to Bottom
E. Alternate Cut Control
F. Triple Peek Cut Control
G. Triple Peek Cut Control No. 2
1952 Control Systems 48
Unknown The Triple Cut 1954 Handbook Of Card Sleights 3
Edward Marlo As a Control to apparentrly cut top card into center yet retain it under control, using tabled Tenkai Palm 1957 The Tabled Palm 17
Dai Vernon Ginsburg Poke see also "The Olram Poke" (Edward Marlo, 1991) 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 36
Edward Marlo Transfer Palm Sequence 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 120
Edward Marlo Control from Erdnase Break seven methods to control a card marked off by Erdnase break 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 78
Edward Marlo Placement Control crimp, basically tabled version of Vernon's Placement inspired by "Key Card Placement" (Dai Vernon, 1967) 1971 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 13
Ben Christopher* Calculated Cut to place selection at desired position, see also p. 486 see also "Block Slip Cut" (Bill Simon, 1970),
"Two Placement Cuts" (Larry Jennings, 1972)
1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 481
Harry Lorayne The Persistence-of-Vision Control 1973 Rim Shots 96
Philip T. Goldstein Half Deck Crimp to control selection 1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 3
Philip T. Goldstein Spot'n'Scoop Control sighting card in face-up ribbon spread and moving it to top by cut afterwards 1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 3
Dai Vernon Card Cut 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 219
Paul Harris Flip-Flop-Plop 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 21
Eddie Fields Half-Fast Pass Top control 1976 The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 98
Unknown Another way to do the same, having yourself indeed never seen the card. Richard Kaufman's transcription of Reginald Scot's card section 1979 CardMagic 64
Frank Garcia & Paul LePaul Super Secret Control 1980 Exclusive Card Miracles 23
Charlier & Father Cyprian The One Handed Cut charlier cut to cut to reversed card as control 1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 19
Karl Fulves Buckle Buckle 1981 Side Steal 7
Karl Fulves Peek Control quick running cut 1981 Side Steal 22
Ken Simmons Running Card Plus Control card reversed and controlled during running cut sequence inspired by "Running Reverse" (Ken Simmons, 1981) 1981 Cards - With a Different Touch 11
Ken Simmons Running False Cut also as control inspired by "Marlo's Running Cut" (Edward Marlo, 1942) 1981 Close-Up With Cards 20
Paul Harris Easy Control 1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 5
Jon Racherbaumer Jog-Podge Control finessed, with fan 1982 Card Finesse 125
Jon Racherbaumer Running Cut Control using swing cuts 1982 Card Finesse 137
Harry Lorayne "Kick-Strip" Control in the hands cutting sequence 1982 Best of Friends 424
Harry Lorayne & Bruce Elliott The Lorayne Control to second from bottom inspired by "The Elliott Control" (Bruce Elliott, 1956) 1982 Best of Friends 431
Edward Marlo The Real, Honest-To-God Bluff Cut cards end up on Bottom, one-cut double cut see also "The Bluff Cut" (Edward Marlo, 1982) 1983 Marlo without Tears 129
Edward Marlo Double Underpeel Cut in the hands breakless double cut 1983 Marlo without Tears 67
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control see also "Open Hockley" (Edward Marlo, 1982),
"Slip Jog" (Jerry Sadowitz, 1984),
"Master Move" (Randy Wakeman & Tom Gagnon, 1995)
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 324
Mike Gallo Simple Control 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 32
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control 1985 Formula One Close-Up 42
Don Morris Card Control to x-position, double cut 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 132
Frederick Braue FB Adaptation of Charlier Pass (1937) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 27
Frederick Braue Flipflop Control cut deeper principle to control card during displaying sequence see also "Flip-Flop Force" (Frederick Braue, 1985) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 18
Frederick Braue Braue Cut Control cards are spread and taken in both hands, turned face-up 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 19
Dai Vernon The Shuttle-Cut Control 1987 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 89
Doug Edwards Flourish Control flourish Z-cut as control 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 1316
Gilles Couture Card to Top 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 1318
John C. Wagner A Control anglejogging 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 1
Brother John Hamman The Rolling Control variation of Cut Deeper Force 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 185
Unknown Simple Card Control 1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 35
Karl Fulves Cutting Control to top 1989 Quick Card Tricks 36
Harry Lorayne Revolving Pass Extensions in-the-hands cuts
- Original
- 4-2-1
- 4-2-1-1
- 4-3
- 4-No Break
- 4-4
1990 Trend Setters 32
Unknown Revolving Pass from Blackstone's "Modern Card Tricks" (1929) 1990 Trend Setters 32
Harry Lorayne HaLo Cut Control similar to Thompson's Bluff Pass 1990 Trend Setters 89
Harry Lorayne Quick Estimation position of selection is apparently followed and then cut to 1990 Trend Setters 179
Doug Edwards How Ambitious also usable as an Ambitous Card Sequence 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 9) 1976
Randy Tanner Swing-Cut Control 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 5) 1924
Michael Close As a Force and a Control MC Spread Double Lift application 1991 Workers Number 2 44
Paul Harris Flip Flop Plop 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 114
Steve Pressley Losing Control with spectator 1991 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 707
Alain Choquette An Optical Control discrepancy control 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 6) 2081
Doug Edwards A Four/Five Beat Control flourish cut control 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2207
Dai Vernon リプレイスメントコントロール (Replacement Control) Keep card on top of deck after cutting the deck onto the table 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 51
Karl Fulves Transgression Pass "false-false cut", interrupted 1994 Crooked Tales 118
Paul Harris Flip Flop Plop 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "The Magic of Paul Harris") 59
Paul Harris Flash Control flashy, using self-cutting deck, one-handed fan, Charlier cut 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "Super Magic") 153
Dominique Duvivier Double Drop-Cut Control Tabled extension for Double Undercut, slightly flourishy 1996 Magie Duvivier 17
Karl Fulves Zoltan 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 67
Peter Duffie An Effortless Card Control Can be done as multiple control inspired by "Drop Jog" (Jerry Andrus, 1976) 1997 Effortless Card Magic 14
Bruce Cervon Charlier Cut Control 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 59
Bruce Cervon The Trap Door Control 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 61
Daryl Martinez The Logical Control patter that explains why apparently no control is possible, to a specific location in the deck 1998 Card College - Volume 3 560
Guy Hollingworth The Riffle Force and Control 1999 Quartet 9
Steve Bedwell Single Card Control using thick card 2000 Thick Schtick! 5
David Regal Deceptive Control cutting/spreading 2002 Constant Fooling 1 153
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control control with bluff pass concept 2002 The Paper Engine 48
Jack Carpenter The Spider Cut in-the-hands false triple cut, also as transfer cut, control or production 2003 Penumbra (Issue 6) 15
Jerry Sadowitz Crouching Vernon, Hidden Hamman selection and control are in one sequence, looks fair, with variations "Notes on C.V.H.H. Control" and "With Card F.U.", see also next item 2004 Cut Controls 19
Jerry Sadowitz Positional C.V.H.H. Control variation of previous item "Crouching Vernon, Hidden Hamman" to control to a specific position 2004 Cut Controls 21
Michel Huot & Steve Duperre The Charlier Control Insert card into Charlier position, Tilt-esque 2004 Random Acts of Magic 65
John C. Wagner Simple Control 2005 Full Metal Jacket 26
Bruce Cervon Cut Control after peek with charlier cut 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 7
Robin Robertson Double-Duty Balducci cut-deeper-force variation (vertical display), can be used as force and control 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 228
Brother John Hamman Hamman Flip-Flop Force and Control variation of the Cut-Deeper Force, also "Rolling Control" 2008 Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 274
Ken Krenzel Cut Deeper Self Control spectator controls his own card 2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 223
Ryan Swigert Ose Cut Control 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 200
R. Paul Wilson Break-Up Control 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 291
Yves Cabernet Squeeze Control 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 295
Roberto Giobbi Bridge Control 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Jan 29") 36
Roberto Giobbi Control with a Swing Cut at a Break 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Feb 24") 63
Roberto Giobbi Double Undercut Control 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Mar 26") 95
Dai Vernon Card Control to the bottom, credited to Vernon in "The Dai Vernon Book of Magic" (?) 2011 Al Schneider Magic 476
Bill Simon & Steve Mayhew Cut Control Variation inspired by "Cut Control" (Bill Simon, 1949) 2011 Full Frontal Mayhew 18
Charlier The Charlier Cut Control 2012 Confidences 228
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 deck inspired by "The Simon Card Control" (Bill Simon, 1952) 2016 Sprezzatura 13
Alex Hansford Control B Obtain microbreak through plunger principle 2016 Sprezzatura 16
Roberto Giobbi Bluff Cut Control see also "The Bluff Cut" (Edward Marlo & Roberto Giobbi, 1998) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Mar 21") 85
Justin Higham Self-Working Turnover Pass - Tabled Handling
- Swing-Cut Handling
- Stand-up Handling
2017 Operandi (Issue 2) 6