Written by Edward Marlo

1995
Work of Edward Marlo

404 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Amado Narvaez.
Language: English

(148 entries)

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Jon Racherbaumer Foreword
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Edward Marlo More Deuce Sandwiches two face-up cards cut into deck, a selection appears between them, seven methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, May 1968
1
Edward Marlo Cover-Up Cut
2
Edward Marlo Seventh Method card thrown between face-up sandwich cards which are in the middle of the deck, pseudo method
6
Edward Marlo Notes card thrown between face-up sandwich cards which are in the middle of the deck, three methods
8
Edward Marlo Marlo's Logic the center of three cards changes into selection, packet alignment move handlings, five methods
Inspired by
  • "A Dai Vernon Sleight" (Genii, Mar. 1957, p. 260)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, July 1968
13
Edward Marlo Beveled-Edge Second Deal using No Touch Theory
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1968
23
Edward Marlo Elm-K-B-E-J Ace Vanishes "Elmsley Count, Kardyro Biddle Move, Eddie Joseph's Move"
bottom card shown to be an Ace, top three cards peeled off, remaining card secretly switched, five methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Sep. 1968
28
Carmen D'Amico The Fake Pickup one half in both hands, top card of left-hand half flipped face up and back and then apparently picked up under right hand packet
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1968
33
Edward Marlo Face Up Transposition face-up card travels from one half to the other
Related to 33
Edward Marlo Multiple Change Transposition four Aces reversed in one half, the change to Kings and Aces are reversed in other half
35
Edward Marlo Single Somersault selection turns face up
36
Edward Marlo Latest Ace Vanishes Ace (or card) vanishes in packet, five methods
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1968
37
Edward Marlo Somersaulting A-2-3 Ace, Two and Three of Spades, they're one by one pushed into the deck and reverse, then all together, two methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1969
43
Edward Marlo Moveable Card Pass spread cull to front
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1969
50
Edward Marlo The Moveable Card spectator thinks of a card, performer places reversed card next to it
52
Edward Marlo Miracle Card Effects section intro
54
Edward Marlo Miracle Card Stab Location peeked at card is stabbed by performer
55
Edward Marlo Marlo's Ultra Mental one card thought of from a dozen and one peeked, both cards reverse
56
Edward Marlo The "Slip Count" Principle credit information
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1969
58
Edward Marlo The Marlo Technique for the Slip Count
59
Edward Marlo The Center Variation slip count from middle of packet
63
Edward Marlo Mental Stab Again spectator thinks of a card from top third, performer places reversed card next to it
65
Edward Marlo Umpteenth Method using slip count
66
Edward Marlo Wrist Turn Passes three methods
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1970
71
Edward Marlo Long Distance Collectors selections stolen into Tenkai Palm and loaded between Aces, two methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1972
84
Edward Marlo Side Steal into Tenkai Palm from insertion, multiple cards
Inspired by 84
Edward Marlo Injogged Hide-Out packet spread with injogged cards hidden
88
Edward Marlo Diminishing Universal blank cards change into several selections one by one and back, two methods (one roughed)
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1972
95
Edward Marlo Henry Christ Force Handling
96
Edward Marlo Diminishing Lift Switch Sequence on the deck
98
Edward Marlo Colorful Surprise Ace through Four turn over one by one, backs change into different colors, credit information, variations
Inspired by
  • "Touch Turn" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring, Sep. 1963)
102
Edward Marlo Notes on DCD second deal eliminated, packet removed from deck
  • First Method (sticky face)
  • Second Method (sticky back)
  • Third Method (impromptu)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1973
110
Edward Marlo Overhand Key Placement
111
Edward Marlo Biddle Move Placement
112
Edward Marlo Cop at End of Deal packet dealt onto table one by one, last card copped
117
Edward Marlo Still Collecting three methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1973
120
Edward Marlo Subtlety Switch redistributing reversed cards between Aces by dealing in pairs from hand to hand
125
Edward Marlo Reverso four Aces with three reversed cards between them on table, those turn out to be three later signed selections, two methods
  • Marlo's Added Notes on "Reverso"
126
Edward Marlo Deuce Sandwich Switch with sandwich in spread, three methods
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1973
132
Edward Marlo M.S. Variation thought-of card is sandwiched by performer before it is named, switch
135
Edward Marlo Reselection sandwiched card in deck turns out to be later selection
Variations 136
Edward Marlo Mental and Physical Choice sandwiched card by spectator in deck turns out to be previously thought-of card
136
Edward Marlo As a Prediction spectator sandwiches a card, it is predicted
137
Edward Marlo Additional Deuce Sandwich Switches two methods
Related to 137
Edward Marlo Two and Two two Aces placed in deck by spectator so they sandwich two cards, those turn out to be the other two Aces
139
Edward Marlo Double Deck Sandwich two red-backed Twos placed in blue-backed deck to sandwich a selection and vice versa, the cards match
140
Edward Marlo Without the Deuces spectator finds his selection in in-the-hands spread
Inspired by 141
Edward Marlo With Deck Face Up spectator puts face-down card in face-up deck, it was predicted
141
Edward Marlo Invisible Thought Transference two peeked-at cards travel one by one from one six-card packet to another
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1974
144
Edward Marlo Vernon Transfer Handling
Related to 148
Edward Marlo A Marlo Extra utility false count, or vanishing card in packet, reversed cards and pulldown, stud turnover to bottom
Related to 148
Edward Marlo No Break Multiple Pull Down Buckle with jog as preparation
Related to 149
Edward Marlo More on the Vernon Transfer
Related to 152
Edward Marlo Think Touch Turn named Ace turns over a few times, then changes into previously selected and lost card
Inspired by
  • "Touch Turn" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring, Sep. 1963)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, June 1974
155
Edward Marlo Above the Buckle or Break Count displacement count, five as four
157
Edward Marlo Necktie Move Handling hiding reversed card as packet is counted through and every card ducked reversed under packet
Inspired by
  • "Necktie Move" (Joe Ovette, "Fast Ones")
160
Edward Marlo The Marlo Shelf shelf at table edge
  • Construction of the Shelf
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1974
163
Edward Marlo First Switch switching tabled card for card in card shelf
164
Edward Marlo Second Switch switching tabled card for card in card shelf
165
Edward Marlo Loading the Shelf
  • First Method (Single card)
  • Second Method (Multiple Load)
166
Edward Marlo The Ultimate Spectator Cuts the Aces Aces start in card shelf, two methods
170
Edward Marlo Another Universal Joker changes one at a time to three selected cards on the table, then becomes blank, using card shelf
173
Edward Marlo Odd Think a Card named card is odd-backed card, using card shelf, second deck in lap
175
Edward Marlo Misdirection Shelf Switch as other arm is in front
177
Edward Marlo Loading Card into Hung Card Gimmicks
178
Edward Marlo The Real Switch named card openly reversed and removed, card switched
Related to 179
Edward Marlo From Shelf into Palm
181
Edward Marlo Loading from the Lap imp pass to thumb of other hand at table edge
182
Edward Marlo A Card or Cards Slough Off bottom card(s) of packet or double lapped
183
Edward Marlo Without Shelf or Clips thumbs alternately press card to table edge, switch
184
Edward Marlo No Palm Replacement from shelf or table edge
185
Edward Marlo The Built Up Clip Gimmick for packet switches
187
Edward Marlo Some Observations lapping several cards and noice, holding card to table edge, credit information
189
Edward Marlo Bottom Deal Exchange as card is removed from in-the-hands spread
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1974
190
Edward Marlo B.D.E. Stop Effect bottom deal exchange
194
Edward Marlo Ambiguous Transpositions using bottom deal exchange
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Edward Marlo Triple Transposition with three cards, using bottom deal exchange
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Edward Marlo Prisoner of Love card sandwiched turns out to be previously selected card, using bottom deal exchange as sandwich is tabled
197
Edward Marlo Important Note on the Bottom Deal Exchange viewing angles
Related to 200
Edward Marlo New Approach Location deck shuffled, packet cut off and this cut into two piles again, bottom card of one remembered and replaced, performer reverses selection (or card next to it) under table
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Dec. 1974
201
Edward Marlo Center Deal Effects 1. selection at any number
2. two peeked-at cards at any numbers
3. Aces placed into different parts are dealt out to any numbers
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1975
204
Edward Marlo Thumb Center Deal card injogged, stud take
Inspired by 206
Edward Marlo New Card Add Aces on face of deck shown and rest of packet or deck spread, then Aces put on table, up to three are switched
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1975
210
Edward Marlo Instant Coin Assembly no extra coins
Also published here
  • The New Tops, June 1975
213
Unknown Laydown Steal as cards are placed on coins
214
Edward Marlo Coin Slide Vanish coin slides from card into hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here 217
Edward Marlo Coin Add coin clipped between edges of cards that are use to flip tabled card over
218
Edward Marlo A Radical Departure card vanishes from sandwich and reappears reversed in deck
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1975
223
Edward Marlo Screened Lapping
229
Edward Marlo The Second Departure
231
Edward Marlo Unloading Techniques lapping sandwiched card, or deep cop, five methods
233
Edward Marlo The Obvious Departure
237
Edward Marlo Last Minute Departure - Using Top of Deck
238
Edward Marlo Another Beginning
240
Edward Marlo Bonus Riffle Shuffle Finesse end tapping of deck on table before strip-out
241
Edward Marlo Marlo's Wrist Turn Pass
  • The Basic Move
  • A Platform Pass
  • As a Table Pass
  • As a Drop Cover Pass
  • As a Half Pass
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1975
243
Edward Marlo Variations of a Palm tabled, during riffle shuffle
  • Basic Start Position
  • To Palm Off the Top Cards
  • Into Other Palm Positions
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 252
Edward Marlo Throw-Offs and Replacements table edge hold-out, imp pass
Also published here 260
Edward Marlo Tabled Bottom Replacement
Also published here 261
Edward Marlo More Mental Reverses with "oops they should be face-down" finesse
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1976
268
Edward Marlo More Mental Reverses - Fifth Method roughed pairs
271
Edward Marlo More Mental Reverses - Sixth Method with variation and added notes
272
Edward Marlo Olram Turnover Switch tabled card turned over one-handed, unload on deck
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1976
274
Edward Marlo Double Departure card travels from sandwich reversed to deck twice
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1976
278
Edward Marlo The Fake Switch named card openly reversed and removed, card not switched
Related to 278
Edward Marlo Something to Borrow Again three Tens of Hearts shown, then all Queens of Clubs, then four Aces of Spades, then four Twos
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, June 1976
285
Edward Marlo Spectator Cuts Aces seven methods, some with tabled palm, holding out
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1976
292
Edward Marlo Spectator Cuts to Locate Aces spectator cuts and values are used to count down to selection
VariationsAlso published here 299
Edward Marlo The Marlo Switch-Out Diamond cut Diamond application
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1976
301
Edward Marlo Under Fan Move under-the-fan displacement, from one-handed fan, see also end notes on p. 316
Inspired by 302
Edward Marlo The Color Trap odd-backed point of departure
Related to 307
Edward Marlo Color Flight odd-backed point of departure, face-up version
Related to 313
Edward Marlo The Inexplicable Reverse spectator shuffles before four Aces are shown reversed together in center, thick double backer
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1977
317
Edward Marlo Spectator's Shuffle spectator shuffles one half, then the other, some cards secretly transferred
317
Edward Marlo The Inexplicable Result Aces lost in different parts of the deck, spectator shuffles, Aces found reversed together in deck
318
Edward Marlo Note "Marlo's special handling of the Thick Double Back card to a a Jack Vosburgh effect"
method to ring in the gaff
320
Edward Marlo The Clean Up selected card found by performer in pocket
321
Edward Marlo Trite Trickery four cards shown as four Queens of Hearts, then Kings of Clubs, then Aces of Spades, then different Aces, then red and black Aces transpose
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1977
323
Edward Marlo All Alike Display with packet block turnover discussion
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Edward Marlo A Voice from the Past spectator reverses any card in tabled spread, performer takes deck below table and then names cards on either side by sense of touch
Also published here
  • The New Tops, June 1977
329
Edward Marlo Wrist Turn Change Plus deck in left hand and card in right hand, card stroked with left thumb, it changes
  • Alternate Version
Inspired by
  • "Wrist Turn Change" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, July 1977
331
Edward Marlo The One You Choose is the One We Use card freely named, deck removed from pocket, it has one reversed odd-backed card - the named card, otherwise ungaffed
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1977
333
Edward Marlo The Prepared Case card can be loaded into it in pocket
333
Edward Marlo The Lap Index on a cardboard with rubber bands
  • Notes on the Use of the Lap Index
333
Edward Marlo One Way, Two Selections deck divided in three packets, two cards chosen and deck reassembled, found at two selected numbers
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Nov. 1977
338
Edward Marlo Two "Limited Selection" Effects one of five cards thought of, with thinking procedure
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1978
341
Edward Marlo Buffaloed into Vanishing Effect #1
one of five thought of, two packets made, card vanishes from one packet and is named, faro
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Edward Marlo Buffaloed
342
Edward Marlo Limited Selection Plus KB Effect #2
one of five thought of, packets shown, biddle trick, faro
343
Edward Marlo Reversed Image twisting with Nines, one change into a Six
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1978
345
Edward Marlo Simplex D.C.D. four methods
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1978
347
Edward Marlo Double Deal with small packet
357
Edward Marlo Double D.C.D. with two selections and numbers
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1978
359
David Solomon Solomon Variation
Inspired byAlso published here 363
Edward Marlo Touch Turn in Reverse Ace placed between four Eights, Ace turns face up, repeated with other Aces, then all Aces turn over between two Eights, with several variations in handling
Inspired by
  • "Touch Turn" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring, Sep. 1963)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1978
366
Edward Marlo Small Packet Double Deal
371
Edward Marlo Displacements for packet tricks and the like, six methods
385
Edward Marlo Marlo's Almost Perfect Stop Trick
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Jan. 1979
390
Edward Marlo Block Turnover Principle & Applications No. 3: "The Magic Seven", fourth phase
No. 4: "Prediction without Doubts" (Bill Simon, Nov. 1954)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1979
392
Nate Leipzig The Leipzig Stop Trick No. 1, "as explained by Arthur Buckley to Marlo"
Variations 392
Edward Marlo Marlo Application No. 2
three cards selected, first card found with stop trick, it changes into second selection, third one in pocket of spectator
Inspired by 392
Edward Marlo Prediction without Doubts Variation No. 5
spectator stops performer's deal, value used to count to selection, no set-up
Inspired by
  • "Prediction without Doubts" (Bill Simon, Nov. 1954)
394
Edward Marlo No. 6 with drawing and discards, block turnover application
395
Edward Marlo Red-Black Transpo two Aces transpose from red and black packets
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1979
397
Edward Marlo Repeat Stand-Up Transpositions two methods
398
Edward Marlo Variation of Phase Four detective card placed at phase of deck, another card peeked at, detective travels reversed next to selection, repeated
Inspired by
  • "Two Jacks Again and Again" (Neal Elias)
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1979
400
Edward Marlo Mental Reselection spectator thinks of one of five cards, then choses one of them face-down, it's his mental selection, four methods (marked or stacked)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, May 1979
402