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Unknown Charlier Pass as Control 1889 Tricks with Cards 9
Unknown with the aid of a wide card - Third Method
wide card as key card
1889 Tricks with Cards 69
Charlier Charlier Pass as a Control delayed with step 1897 New Era Card Tricks 15
Unknown The Bridge 1897 New Era Card Tricks 40
Unknown Deck Crimp Location 1897 New Era Card Tricks 72
Charlier Single Handed Shift also for control 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 128
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero! spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal 1921 The Four Full Hands (Section "Four Full Hands of Card Tricks") 19
Jack Merlin Side Palm while tapping the card in the center, transferring on top 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Unknown Disposal of Card Located various ways of controlling an injogged card 1933 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 1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 93
Unknown Simple Control spectator cuts to and remembers card, performer holds break 1935 Mental Magic with Cards 8
Walter B. Gibson Surpasso selection is inserted in cased deck by spectator and divined, deck pressed together in case 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 32
U. F. Grant Reversed Key Card The "Whoops!" Control 1938 Greater Magic 81
Walter B. Gibson Jog Control as top half is replaced 1938 More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 46
Robert Parrish Friction Toss Control 1939 Do That Again! 40
Unknown The Charlier Pass - To Control a Card see also "FB Version of Charlier Pass" (Frederick Braue, 1985) 1940 Expert Card Technique 46
Unknown The Drop Control subtle, card is put in deck which is dribbled in other hand 1940 Expert Card Technique 121
Unknown The Thumb Slide with immediate palm-off see also "The New Thumb Slide" (Steve Draun, 1993) 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 10
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 508
Burling Hull Slip Control selection switched out with slip force type action 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Jean Hugard To Shuffle or Not To Shuffle thoughts on controls & delays, two methods for delaying control 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 9
Unknown How to use the Foregoing Passes tips 1941 / 27 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 1941 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 252
John Hamilton Top It card is controlled from middle to top 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 121) 487
Unknown Twelve-Down Riffle as card is returned 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 196
Unknown To Control a Selected Card by Means of the Corner-Short Hindu shuffle 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 12
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Control of a Glimpsed Card by Means of the Corner-Short 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 12
Paul LePaul A Natural Jog-Control 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 93
Unknown Springing the Cards Control 1951 Psychic Magic - Vol. 1 25
Unknown Bottom Reversal Control control card to bottom, reversing it in process (pass-like action) 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 288) 1152
Bruce Elliott The Elliott Control card from middle controlled to the bottom, buckle varied by "The Lorayne Control" (Harry Lorayne & Bruce Elliott, 1982) 1956 The Best in Magic 122
Nate Leipzig & Bert Allerton Screened Leipzig Pass from the middle to second position, brief 1958 The Close-Up Magician 25
Edward Marlo Block Shift Variations two variations, for single card or multiple cards 1961 The Multiple Shift 52
Cliff Green Topping the Pass extraction and replacement while showing bottom card 1961 Professional Card Magic 24
Charlie Miller & Judson S. Brown The Invisible Shift perhaps allusion to Cascade Control?! 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 45
Edward Marlo Estimation and the Glimpse concept: selection glimpsed, position estimated 1962 Estimation 34
Harry Lorayne Control via Switch at the bottom 1962 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
varied by "Static" (William P. Miesel, 1966),
"Static" (James West, 1966),
"Fourth Static Solution" (Milton Kort, 1966),
"Three Static Solutions" (Milton Kort, 1966),
"Cased Static" (Karl Fulves, 1966),
"Static" (Francis Haxton, 1966)
1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 19
Edward Marlo Tilt to the Bottom 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 110
Edward Marlo Double Lift Substitute 1970 Magic Mafia Effects 2
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious related to "Coming Up in the World", see correction on page 34 see also "Bikes Peek" (Steven Youell, 1996) 1971 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 position see also "Two Shuffle Controls: Riffle Placement" (Karl Fulves, 1971),
"Tabled Riffle Shuffle Control" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1976)
1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 148
Karl Fulves Tilt Up Front front insertion control, selection that is inserted is double and bottom card rides to bottom see also "Anon's Method" (1977),
"Autopalm" (Karl Fulves, 1989)
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 92
Frank Garcia Reversed Card Idea Oops-Control 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 108
William A. Morales The Dribble Control tabled, setting a jog 1973 Rim Shots 129
Edward Marlo & Carmen D'Amico Propelled Lapping Ideas - As an Apparent Control 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 44
Edward Marlo Moveless Placement position of selection is instantly known 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 136
Philip T. Goldstein On the Corner Short advantages, finding it, controlling a selection with it 1974 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 position see also "Riffle Shuffle Control" (Karl Fulves, 1972) 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 217
Jon Racherbaumer Tabled Riffle Shuffle Control applications inspired by "Riffle Shuffle Control" (Karl Fulves, 1972) 1976 Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 112
Jerry Andrus Sidewinder Shift to top 1976 Andrus Card Control 27
Harvey Rosenthal Placement Control to bottom with cover pass variation 1977 Packet Switches (Part Three) 200
Paul Harris Flash Control Flourishy card control 1977 SuperMagic 93
Harry Lorayne & Ken Krenzel Carnal Knowledge delayed center block pass handling to the bottom 1979 Quantum Leaps 211
Karl Fulves Riffle Shuffle Control card selected from incomplete riffle shuffle controlled to 26 from top 1979 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 1979 Riffle Shuffle Control 11
Edward Marlo Control Throw-Offs in foreword, apparently magician follows control of card, 3 approaches 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4
Karl Fulves Buckle Buckle 1981 Side Steal 7
Karl Fulves Side Steal Reverse as deck is turned over 1981 Side Steal 17
Edward Marlo Not For The Faint-Hearted bolder version of The Bluff Bottom Placement 1982 Card Finesse 8
Jon Racherbaumer The Bluff Bottom Placement to second from bottom, bold 1982 Card Finesse 5
Derek Dingle One-Hand Control 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 161
Edward Marlo Marlo's Simulated Placement 1982 Card Finesse 100
Derek Dingle Bluff Pass Control 1982 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 49
Don England The Tilt Bluff Pass control to second from top 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 680
Jack Birnman Cover Control card controlled to small number from top, cover pass substitute 1982 Best of Friends 479
Edward Marlo & Jon Racherbaumer Bluff Bottom Placement as force and control 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 10) 84
Edward Marlo Crimp Control seven methods to control selection with crimped deck, also key card handlings 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 223
Edward Marlo Scratch Sorcery or Nickromancy nicked or scratched key card and riffle shuffle control 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 227
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Edward Marlo Dribble Control with Break 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 312
Edward Marlo Combination Control full deck crimp 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 313
Jerry Sadowitz Slip Jog Open Hockley see also "Bold Card Control" (Edward Marlo, 1984),
"Master Move" (Randy Wakeman & Tom Gagnon, 1995)
1984 Cards Hit 9
Walter E. Cummings Karate Card Control 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 337
Edward Marlo Bold Card Control 1985 Formula One Close-Up 42
Unknown Card Change card apparently pushed in one half, but stolen back (1937) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 9
Unknown Thirteen-Down Riffle Control card apparently replaced at same position it was taken from, really under 13 (or known number of) cards 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 16
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
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." 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 18
Victor Farelli Farelli Control bridge see also "The "Riffle" Substitutes" (Victor Farelli & Unknown, 1933) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 20
Frederick Braue Braue Crimp Control featuring "enlarging a break", also with short card (see following item) see also "Enlarging a Break" (1940) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 20
Unknown The Wax Control selection behind the back 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 23
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." 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 24
Nate Leipzig & Ron Bauer The Screened Leipzig Pass see also "Primal Screen" (Harry Lorayne & Nate Leipzig & Ron Bauer, 1990) 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 73
Irv Weiner Bluff Insertion From the Front 1985/87 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 1987 Covenant 23
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #2 see also "Bow-to-stern Control" (Ernest Earick, 1993) 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 46
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move see also "The Trapdoor Issue #22" (Steve Beam, 2011),
also published as "Tenkai Charlie" (Steve Beam, 1994)
1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 381
Harry Riser Dribble Control to second from bottom 1989 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 38
Frank Thompson Multi Shift aka Straddle Shift, also for single card varied by "Straddle Pass" (Karl Fulves, 1989),
"Variations" (Harvey Rosenthal & Frank Thompson, 1989)
1989 The Multiple Shift 2
Harry Lorayne & Nate Leipzig & Ron Bauer Primal Screen instant method inspired by "The Screened Leipzig Pass" (Nate Leipzig & Ron Bauer, 1985/87) 1990 Trend Setters 15
Harry Lorayne Eerie Control card slipped to top secretly 1990 Trend Setters 154
Harry Lorayne Upward Bound card is controlled to any small number from top, passive 1990 Trend Setters 194
Edward Marlo Dribble Control full deck crimp see also "Dribble Control" (Edward Marlo, 1984) 1990 Close-up Impact! 38
Tony Miller Insert Out Miller Variable Placement 1991 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 1991 28 Card Tricks 30
Charlie Miller & Paul Chosse Miller's Cascade Control 1992 Card Finesse II 73
Ron Bauer Screened Leipzig Card Pass 1992 Card Finesse II 190
Jon Racherbaumer & Unknown Racherbaumer Addition inspired by "Screened Leipzig Card Pass" (Ron Bauer, 1992) 1992 Card Finesse II 199
Steve Draun The New Thumb Slide see also "The Thumb Slide" (1940) 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 57
Jerry Sadowitz The Slip Jog deceptive 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 120
Ernest Earick Bow-to-stern Control see also "Tip - Ambitious Bit #2" (Edward Marlo, 1988),
"Box Top" (Ken Krenzel, 1997)
1993 By Forces Unseen 16
Unknown クリンプカードによるコントロール (Crimped card control) 1993 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) 1993 Larry Jennings's Card Technique 44
George Pughe George Pughe's Pass from center to top as top half is replaced 1994 More Greater Magic 1053
Unknown Controlled Return replaced at certain position 1994 More Greater Magic 1239
Chad Long T.C.O.H.T.P.C. "The Cheesy One Hand Top Palm Control" 1994 The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume One 12
Chad Long The Second Control joke set-up 1994 The Lost Cheesy Notebooks - Volume One 13
Gene Maze One-Handed Bottom Deal Control 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 37
Angelo Carbone An Automatic Control bluff pass with Humbug gimmick 1994 Humbug 15
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move also published as "Tenkai Charlie" (Steve Beam, 1988) 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 962
Aaron Fisher The Illusion Control mates on top 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 11) 2569
Wesley James At Your Command using a simple center deal see also "At You Command" (Wesley James, 1997) 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 7) 2521
U. F. Grant The "Whoops!" Control bold, but clever method 1995 Card College - Volume 1 68
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 card see also "More on the Tap Illusion" (Tom Gagnon, 1995) 1995 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 1995 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 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1028
Tom Gagnon Fan Tap card is tapped in deck with half deck fanned, control 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1030
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 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1031
Tom Gagnon Sideways Tap tap illusion variation 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1036
Tom Gagnon Taps more ideas with the tap illusion, see also p. 1096 for additional idea by Steve Beam 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1037
Tom Gagnon More on the Tap Illusion - The Elliptical False Count see also "The Tap Illusion (Single Card)" (Tom Gagnon, 1995) 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1068
Steve Bedwell The Dribble - Toss Control also published as "The Dribble Toss Control" (Steve Bedwell, 1996) 1995 ca. Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 10
Steve Bedwell The Dribble Toss Control also published as "The Dribble - Toss Control" (Steve Bedwell, 1995 ca.) 1996 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1181
James Swain The Swain Simplicity Control setting up for a double lift see also "Infinitely Ambitious" (Karl Fulves, 1975) 1996 Miracles with Cards 45
Steve Bedwell Dribblocation dribble control, credit correction p. 2820 (was credited to Alex Scarella) 1997 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)
1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 27
Wesley James At You Command "The Middle Deal Control Swindle" 1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 72
Unknown The Bridge Control 1998 Card College - Volume 3 562
Steve Bedwell Control Variation Dribble Control, Face Up 1999 21st Century Card Magic 78
Unknown Bottom Reversal Control Control card to bottom, reversing it in process (pass-like action) 1999 Kort 69
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels Head Over Heels move, control card to second from the top, and reversed inspired by "Whispering Henry" (Roy Walton, Five Times Five Scotland, 1998),
varied by "Head Over Heels In-the-Hands Triumph" (Simon Aronson, 2001),
"Head Over Heels Invisible Card" (Simon Aronson, 2001),
"Head Over Heels, into a Visual Change" (Simon Aronson, 2001),
"Head Over Heels Glimpse" (Simon Aronson, 2001),
"Head Over Heels Transposition" (Simon Aronson, 2001)
2001 Try the Impossible 95
Karl Fulves (B) On The Bias control of inserted card(s) reversed to bottom with rubber banded deck 2004 Under Tension 48
Larry Jennings L.J. Angle Steal from center, described as a control to top 2005 Up In Smoke 4
Bob Farmer Passtitution brings card to second from top 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 403
Tyler Wilson Damage Control Sloppy control which simulates a mistake in squaring the deck, cards fall to table 2007 Movers & Shakers 12
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels 2007 52 Memories 96
Justin Higham One-handed Pull-out One handed method of transferring card from center to top see also "Marlo One Hand Second" (Edward Marlo, 1959) 2008 Dexterity Manual 8
Roy Walton The Power of Two placement strategy for selected card to any position see also "Pick Me Up" (Walter B. Gibson, 1943) 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 162
Roberto Giobbi Control Ruse presentation to openly control a card near the top or bottom 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Jan 15") 19
Rainer Teschner Teschner's Selection Control delayed in demonstration, also as set-up for stop trick 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Mar 1") 69
Roberto Giobbi A Mathematical Control automatic placement handling 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Mar 18") 87
Roberto Giobbi A Not So Mathematical Control reciting lyrics 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Mar 19") 88
Collin Lynn Lynn's Bold-Pass Card Control 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Oct 28") 321
Jerry K. Hartman R.S. Control 2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 22
Dan Buck & Dave Buck Murphy's Control using T. G. Murphy's "Deck Flip" 2014 Card Men 21
Benjamin Earl Touch-Think card apparently thought of 2016 This is not a Box 17
Roberto Giobbi The Lateral Insertion sideways insertion
- Control
- Multiple Shift
see also "Control with Dribble and Side Shuffle" (Roberto Giobbi, 2016) 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Nov 5") 318