129 entries for Jack Merlin.
This search includes results that are not relevant to tricks or sleights (e.g. columns, reviews, articles, ...). Click here to hide these results.
Search within these entries:
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page CARC Categories
Jack Merlin Theory short 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Jack Merlin Practice on practice and other theory aspects 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 3
Jack Merlin Passes 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 4
Jack Merlin Improved Hermann turning the hand as cover 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 4
Jack Merlin Outjog Pass jog shuffle and cut, haymow shuffle 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 5
Jack Merlin Side Slide Palm and Flesh Frip side palm after a peek 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 5
Jack Merlin The Pass as a Trick no passes, to fool those familiar with passes, ambitious card plot 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Jack Merlin Top Turnover side palm and unloading the card while turning top card over 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Jack Merlin Pass Using Second Dealing ambitious card sequence, second deal 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Jack Merlin Snap Pass palming the card while tapping it into the deck and producing it at the fingertips 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Jack Merlin Tip Over Change and Pass varied by "Vernon Tip-Over Move" (Dai Vernon, 1985) 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 7
Jack Merlin Seconds and Bottoms 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 7
Jack Merlin Seconds 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 7
Jack Merlin Bottoms Erdnase grip 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 8
Jack Merlin Glide example as a stop trick 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 8
Jack Merlin Four Ace Trick bottom deal method 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin A Sequence Effect thirteen cards put in order by dealing them in a row on the table, alternate top bottoms varied by "Flash Cards" (Frederick Braue, 1978) 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin False Shuffles and Cuts 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin The Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle see also "Merlin Shuffle" (Jack Merlin, 1955),
"Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle" (Jack Merlin, 1994)
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 9
Jack Merlin False Shuffle and Cuts with the Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle as the basis 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Jack Merlin The Lace Thru False Shuffle push through variation see also "The Merlin Push-Through" (Jack Merlin & Wesley James, 2004) 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Jack Merlin False Cut two movements with break 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 10
Jack Merlin Reds and Blacks red and black cards are shuffled and separated again 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Another Red and Black Effect a red card and a black card are selected, after the shuffle the deck is separated and in one hand are all red cards and the black selection and in the other hand vice versa 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Thumb and Finger Counting 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin First Method thumb count with two hands 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Second Method thumb count with one hand, also for finding a card in the center and turning it over on top 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin To Place a Selected Card in a Given Position in the Pack 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 12
Jack Merlin Vibrating Cards three selection produced one handed from the middle of the deck, pulled out with the thumb one by one 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 13
Jack Merlin Throwing a Card in the Air and Catching in the Pack at a Chosen Number 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Ink Card Used in Conjunction with Count Tricks 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Changes 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 14
Jack Merlin Change Over Palm Change see also "Color Change" (1928),
""No Palm" Colour Change" (Dai Vernon, 1959)
1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 15
Jack Merlin A Double Change see also Dai Vernon's analysis of the move in Genii, Jan. 1969, Vol. 33 No. 5, "The Vernon Touch" 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 16
Jack Merlin Improved Change with Erdnase Bottom Palm, First Method, bottom card changes 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 17
Jack Merlin Under the Thumb Change left thumb across top card see also "The Impossible Color Change" (1940) 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 17
Jack Merlin Face to Face Change two halves are rubbed together, cards on face change 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 17
Jack Merlin Change Making Palmed Card Disappear sucker moment, palming cards of and showing the problem of changes, in the end hand is empty 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Crimps 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Finger Crimp From the Side crimping corner while card is put back in deck 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Finger Crimp From the End variation 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 19
Jack Merlin The Royal Finders selection ends up between the two black kings 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 20
Jack Merlin Forcing 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 21
Jack Merlin A Sure Fire Force cards cut behind performer's back, card is added while turning over 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 23
Jack Merlin Mechanical Forcing Packs one way forcing deck, three way forcing deck, svengali pack, Evans Brown Triple-Force Pack 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 23
Jack Merlin A Routine of Sleights at the Card Table - cards in spectator's pocket, card fished out very fast
- second and bottom dealing expose
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 2
Jack Merlin Three Card Monte routine, with bent corner ploy 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 4
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack four cards see also "The Riffle Stack" (Jack Merlin, 1984),
"Double Break" (Karl Fulves, 1995),
"Running Up Four" (Karl Fulves & Jack Merlin, 1995)
1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 6
Jack Merlin Fake Cuts on the Table undoing a cut, expose 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 6
Jack Merlin Herrmann Pass as a Slip for the Cut 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 7
Jack Merlin Fake Runn Up three aces for four hands, prepared varied by "The Poker Cheat" (Karl Fulves, 1995) 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 7
Jack Merlin Audacity Run Up stacking a straight, one shuffle, prepared 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 8
Jack Merlin Using the "Spread" as a Trick gambling sleight to transfer a card between two players' hands 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 9
Jack Merlin The Hop off the Bottom switching hand in a game, Jinx Switch 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 10
Jack Merlin Topping the Pack expose, helping spectator get a winning hand 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 10
Jack Merlin A Bottom Run Up milk build 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 11
Jack Merlin False Shuffle Using Outjog and Haymow Shuffle haymow shuffle 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 12
Jack Merlin False Shuffle outjog, top stock 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 12
Jack Merlin To Name the Hole Cards in the Stud Game knowing the first dealt cards 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 12
Jack Merlin Peep in Conjunction with a Second or Bottom as an Aid glimpsing cards on top and bottom while looking at hole card, dealing seconds or bottom accordingly 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin Bottom Deal as used in a Game management, with palming and when to deal bottoms 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin The Story of the Cold Deck gamblers deck switch, management in a real game and in an expose 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 13
Jack Merlin To Deal Four Aces From Any Man's Pack riffle stack of four aces for four hands 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 15
Jack Merlin The Shooting of Pete McGuff story, two times 7 hands, from new pack order 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 16
Jack Merlin Master Poker Dealing royal flush from named suit, four hands 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 17
Jack Merlin Exhibition Poker Feat five full houses, then straight from selected cut pile 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin Deck Switch in the pocket, while getting a handkerchief varied by "The Mani Pulite Deck Switch" (Jack Merlin & Roberto Giobbi, 2013) 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin Pinochle routine for winning in Pinochle 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 19
Jack Merlin A Simple Run Up For Pinochle with haymow shuffle 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 20
Jack Merlin Bridge-West advantage play 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 21
Jack Merlin Challenge Bridge Demonstration named suit is dealt, bridge demonstration 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 22
Jack Merlin Glossary some gambling terms 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 23
Jack Merlin Improved Card From Pocket pack in spectator's pocket, he removes cards then the deck, only his card remains in the pocket varied by "Flying Card - Version Two" (Frederick Braue, 1996),
"Flying Card - Version One" (Frederick Braue & Jack Merlin, 1996)
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 3
Jack Merlin Force showing the card a little longer 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 3
Jack Merlin Combining the Passing of Cards with the Pocket Trick one packet in spectator's pocket 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 3
Jack Merlin A Four Ace Assemble aces rise on top of the deck 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 4
Jack Merlin Production of Chosen Card by Riffling Pack from One Hand to the Other selection is at place where spectator stops, springing cards from one hand to the other 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 5
Jack Merlin The Tip Up Find spectator cuts to selection 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 6
Jack Merlin Causing A Spectator to Do a Change spectator tries to change card by slapping on it, selection is found on the bottom, joke 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 6
Jack Merlin Rubbing Off the Spot and Showing Where it Goes picking off the pip 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 7
Jack Merlin Telling the Amount of Cards Cut by a Spectator performer knows amount of cards cut to, then asks for another number and cuts that number himself 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 8
Jack Merlin The Pack that Cuts Itself cut packs itself at selection, hair 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 9
Jack Merlin Snap Changes 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 10
Jack Merlin Three Card Force and Floor Change card is forced several times, then put under foot of spectator who thinks all cards are the same, then card under foot changes and deck is normal 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 11
Jack Merlin Floor Change throw change 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 12
Jack Merlin My Favorite Four Ace Trick three double faced ace, McDonalds Aces 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 12
Jack Merlin An Impromptu Laugh bridge card with same back design is forced as a joke 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 15
Jack Merlin Here There and Everywhere ambitious card, then stop trick, twice the card is at the stopped position 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 15
Jack Merlin Side Palm while tapping the card in the center, transferring on top 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin Super Mental Card Effect thought of card is found on number performer says in cut half, alternative ending, card stab 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 17
Jack Merlin Telepathy Card Trick in pocket, hiding extra cards in pocket 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 19
Jack Merlin The Spread cards spread on the table, card is selected, returned and eventually found varied by "The Ribbonspread" (Frederick Braue, 1985) 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 20
Jack Merlin Crimp for a Table Spread crimping the selection while pushing the cards towards the spectator to be shuffled 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Jack Merlin Inked Card as Key Card in tabled spread 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Jack Merlin The Pulse of the Public on doing magic in a vaudeville / varieté environment 1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 22
Jack Merlin Stacking Formula as Patter see also "Die echte Erklärung" (Christoph Borer & S. W. Erdnase & Jack Merlin, 2016) 1927/28 Merlin at the Card Table 3
Jack Merlin & Jean-Nicholas Ponsin & Dr. C. Gautier Turning the Pack to Hide the Pass see also "Sprong's Pass" (Johnny C. Sprong, 1967),
"Olram's Ponsin Pass" (Edward Marlo, 1991)
1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 25
Edward Bagshawe & Jack Merlin Learning New Sleights 1933 Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 76
Jack Merlin Paint Brush Card picking off the pip type 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 341
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Crimp Technique crimping selection while pushing spread forward 1938 Greater Magic 57
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Wax Technique 1938 Greater Magic 57
Jack Merlin Merlin's "Lost" Ace Trick see also "Double Deal (& Lost Aces)" (Patrick Cook, 1979),
"Lost Aces For Experts" (David Ben & Jack Merlin, 2003)
1940 Expert Card Technique 233
Jack Merlin Merlin Shuffle without credit, to bridge the deck see also "The Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 1955 Phantini's Lost Book of Mental Secrets 6
Jack Merlin Squeeze Insertion 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 11
Jack Merlin Brush Color Change 1969 HEX! 16
Karl Fulves & Jack Merlin Stock Shuffle definition of term, center stacking mentioned, normal stacking described via quote from Merlin see also "The Riffle Stack" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 6
Jack Merlin The Riffle Stack from "And A Pack of Cards" (1928) see also "The Riffle Stack" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 131
Jerry K. Hartman & Jack Merlin Hop Off The Bottom - Variation on table, discrepancy 1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31,32&33) 324
Jack Merlin Four Ace Lost Aces with bottom deal, "I think this is Merlins." 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 3
Jack Merlin The Tip-Over Change 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 53
Jack Merlin & Dr. Jacob Daley & Jean Hugard Herrmann Turnover Pass 1990 100% Sankey 28
Charlie Miller & Jack Merlin Tip-Over Change Handling 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 117
Jack Merlin Drop Sleight 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 119
Jack Merlin Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle flourish see also "The Jack Merlin Riffle Shuffle" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 1994 Card College - Volume 1 177
Jack Merlin & Roberto Giobbi The Jinx Change 1994 Card College - Volume 1 240
Jack Merlin Drop Sleight 1994 Steel and Silver 108
Karl Fulves & Jack Merlin Running Up Four "The first appearance in the magical literature of a four-card run-up was Jack Merlin's" see also "The Riffle Stack" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 1995 Setting Up Exercises 65
Frederick Braue & Jack Merlin Flying Card - Version One pack in spectator's pocket, he removes a card, then the performer, then the deck, only his card remains in the pocket inspired by "Improved Card From Pocket" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 13
Edward Marlo & Jack Merlin Drop Switch 1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 17
Jack Merlin Paintbrush Change 1997 Effortless Card Magic 25
Unknown & Jack Merlin The Gambler's Packet Switch 2000 Card College - Volume 4 844
S. W. Erdnase & Jack Merlin Four Card Stock Shuffle with presentational idea by Merlin 2001 Jiggery Pokery 7
Jack Merlin Tip-Over Addition 2001 Try the Impossible 98
David Ben & Jack Merlin Lost Aces For Experts inspired by "Merlin's "Lost" Ace Trick" (Jack Merlin, 1940) 2003 Tricks 66
Jack Merlin & Wesley James The Merlin Push-Through thorough see also "The Lace Thru False Shuffle" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28) 2004 Enchantments 315
Jack Merlin Tip-Over Addition 2008 Smooth Operations 26
Jack Merlin & Roberto Giobbi The Mani Pulite Deck Switch while getting handkerchief inspired by "Deck Switch" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28),
see also "III. Using a Handkerchief and Coat Pocket" (Capt. J.E. Stone, 1938)
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 73
Roberto Giobbi & Michael Skinner & Jack Merlin Intriguing Bits of Business with examples by Skinner & Merlin 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Mar 27") 91
Christoph Borer & S. W. Erdnase & Jack Merlin Die echte Erklärung card stacking, Stacking Formula as Patter inspired by "Erdnase System of Stock Shuffling" (S. W. Erdnase, 1902),
see also "Stacking Formula as Patter" (Jack Merlin, 1927/28)
2016 21 84