Written by Alton Sharpe

1968
Work of Various

141 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with photographs.
Language: English

(125 entries)

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Alton Sharpe Foreword
Robert Parrish Introduction
Alton Sharpe Part One "New and Improved Sleights by Edward Marlo"
chapter intro about Ed Marlo
1
Edward Marlo Cover-Up Shuffle retaining bottom twenty-six cards, hands cover halves
Variations 3
Edward Marlo Perfect False Riffle Shuffle
Related toVariations 3
Edward Marlo Quadruple Undercut
Variations 4
Bob Haskell, Edward Marlo Reverse Double Undercut
Variations 5
Edward Marlo As a Disclosure face-up Ace appears while cutting
5
Edward Marlo For a Lift Get-Ready
6
Edward Marlo The Marlo Slip Cuts for some credit information on some of the cuts, see page 19
I. The First Slip Cut (in the hands)
II. The Variation (block slip cut)
III. Strictly on the Table
IV. Slip Cut No. 2 (table)
V. Slip Cut No. 3 (table, see also Tyler Wilson reference)
VI. Shuffler's Slip Cut (tabled)
VII. Retaining Slip Cut (top card retained, deck cut underneath)
Related toAlso published here 6
Edward Marlo Slip Cut Routine aces are cut in deck, yet come back to top multiple times
18
Edward Marlo Slip Cut No. 3 - Variation
19
Edward Marlo The True False Cut top stock
20
Edward Marlo The "T.F.C." As a Reverse "True False Cut"
21
Edward Marlo Further Handling for the Addition or Secret Card Ass - Addition Method I - From Face of Pack
22
Edward Marlo Addition Method II - From Top of Pack
23
Edward Marlo Two Card Monte routine with red and black ace, as climax both are red
24
Edward Marlo Double Laydown three cards tabled as two
25
Carmen D'Amico, Edward Marlo D'Amico Spread Laydown
27
Edward Marlo Four as Three Laydown one-handed, elevator application
27
Edward Marlo Double Lift Substitutes - First Method
28
Edward Marlo As An Addition Move
29
Edward Marlo Double Lift Substitutes - Second Method
31
Edward Marlo Marlo Top Change
33
Edward Marlo As an Addition Move
33
Russell T. Barnhart Barnhardt Card Add On card perpendicular behind fan
Related to 33
Edward Marlo, Bill Simon Double Lift Substitutes - Third Method
Inspired by 34
Edward Marlo Marlo Top Change No. 2
Variations 35
Edward Marlo, Bill Simon As an Ace Addition
Inspired by 35
Edward Marlo Double Lift Substitutes - Fourth Method
Variations 36
Edward Marlo As a Card Addition
Related toVariations 37
Edward Marlo Simple Tabled Reverse
38
Edward Marlo The Simple Triumph
40
Edward Marlo Cover-Up Triumph
41
Edward Marlo Palm Switch switched-out cards remained palmed
  • Drop Cover Approach
  • Delayed Drop Cover
42
Edward Marlo Emergency Transfer selection to any position from two to nine
43
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Marlo on the D'Amico Change double card is stroked, bottom card is unloaded
44
Edward Marlo Marlo's Improved D'Amico Change double card is stroked, bottom card is unloaded, with three additional approaches
45
Alton Sharpe Part Two "New and Different Magical Effects by Internationally Known Card Experts"
chapter intro
47
Dai Vernon Hidden Count-Down
Variations 48
Edward Marlo Faro Glimpse top card glimpse during faro
48
Dai Vernon One-Handed Slip Cut
49
Charlie Miller The Dunbury Delusion Improved
49
Roger Klause Miko Revisited in course of divination a half dollar is produced under card ("3 and a half")
Related to 51
Unknown Mexican Turnover While Hiding Coin coin underneath tabled card remains hidden
51
Tony Kardyro The Fifty-Fifty Mental Selection one of two, three methods
Related to 53
Robert Parrish Quadruple Sympathy
55
Ernie Bryan A Lesson in Bridge
57
Fred Lowe Second Deal Sam story presentation
58
Alton Sharpe Expert Poker Demonstration 23 card set-up
60
Alan Keith Open Challenge stack by Val Evans
61
Terry Guyatt, Edward Marlo Guyatt's Drunken Cut Improved deck shuffled face up face down, still good hands dealt
Related toVariations 63
Frank Thompson, Alton Sharpe Undercover Surprise deck changes into lemon underneath silk, card is in it
Variations 64
Jimmy Kater Deck to Pocket Ditch
65
Harry Riser Supreme Ultra Mental ungaffed, stacked
65
Charles Aste Jr. First Finger Fountain card rises and then jumps up
67
Charles Aste Jr. Singler
68
Dr. James Nuzzo The Magic Split single card splits into two selections when turned face up
68
Unknown Table Edge Holdout with sticky substance
69
Bruce Cervon Suprise Reverse wrong card reversed in deck changes into right one
70
Edward Marlo Cover Up Cut
71
Bruce Cervon Gesture Reverse as bottom card is openly removed from deck
71
Bruce Cervon Sandwich Surprise card sandwiched, sandwich in middle of deck, sandwiched card changes into selection selection
Related toVariations 71
Unknown Bottom Slip Cut
72
Alton Sharpe Merely a Coincidence number arrived at with dice is counted down, heart flush and Twos show up which fits prediction
Related to 72
Alton Sharpe Double Prediction Chest freely thought of and chosen card predicted, one ahead
73
Alan Keith Your Card Sir! two methods, memorized deck and new pack order
74
Edward G. Brown, Paul Rosini A Futile Lesson in Open Spelling Ace to Ten are spelt out from packet one by one
Related to 75
"Senator" Clark Crandall Open Force card placed on top and double lift, apparent mistake
Variations 77
Unknown Stroke Unload
77
Carmen D'Amico Face Up Aces four times card changes into ace which then comes back to top
78
Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
VariationsAlso published here 79
Alton Sharpe Part Three "An Array of Choice and Select Card Miracles by Edward Marlo"
intro about Ed Marlo
81
Edward Marlo Two Card Passe Passe
82
Edward Marlo Marlo's Two Card Throw double/triple thrown onto table
Also published here 82
Edward Marlo Push-Off
82
Edward Marlo Marlo Change
Variations 82
Edward Marlo Marlo's Pellet Index any card thought out of ten cards is predicted on pellet, featuring an index made from a playing card
84
Edward Marlo Speller Presentation thought-of spelling with progressive set-up and optional prediction (billet index)
86
Edward Marlo Unexpected Prediction
Related toVariations 88
Edward Marlo Magician's Choice for Three Objects
88
Edward Marlo Emergency Transfer application to change position of card by scooping up packet with certain number of cards
89
Edward Marlo Unexpected Prediction - Index Method twelve card index and feed-in for breast pocket
91
Edward Marlo Prognostication Pack Improved one of five, matrix principle for one spectator, prediction on billet (index)
92
G. W. Hunter, Frank Lane Hunter-Lane Shuffle brief
92
Edward Marlo Marlo's Princess Trick four phases, using duplicates
Variations 93
Edward Marlo Saliva Card Vanish
95
Edward Marlo Position Prediction spectators name three numbers, cards at those positions are predicted
95
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse Routine selection keeps reversing itself
98
Edward Marlo Cover Up Cut
99
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo Thumb-Fan Hide-Out jogged card, as switch
100
Unknown Variation of a Flexible Move reversing whole pack under top card, side of body, also in The Gen, February 1959
101
Edward Marlo Jog Control in Fan
102
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse with Gaffs double backer or facer
103
Edward Marlo The Called for Vanish any named card is missing from deck
103
Edward Marlo Method and Ideas for Card to Wallet different approaches including lapping, magnetic wallet and shimmed card, ...
103
Edward Marlo Misdirection Lap as joker is set aside during count down
105
Unknown Steel Shim Card also impromptu with stick razor blade
106
Edward Marlo Five Card Mental or "I Have It" one of five
107
Edward Marlo Direct Aces
108
Edward Marlo Vernon Transfer as Packet Switch
Related to 109
Unknown Book Break
109
Edward Marlo Card Vanish Supreme two methods
Inspired byRelated to 111
Edward Marlo Stik-Tack Trilogy three ideas with adhesive substance
114
Edward Marlo, Burling Hull Variation on Hull's Prediction tabled card turns out to be any named card, sticky substance
114
Edward Marlo Improved Named Vanish any named card is missing from deck, sticky substance, four methods
116
Edward Marlo Ultra Open Prediction prediction from different deck, sticky substance, double facer
118
Edward Marlo Marlo's Two Card Throw without Wrist Turn
119
Edward Marlo Another Dribble force card starts on top
119
Edward Marlo Transfer Palm
120
Edward Marlo Transfer Palm Sequence
120
Edward Marlo Marlo's Wild Card one red-backed AS, blue-backed blank cards, condition reverses (red-backed blank card and blue aces), two methods
Variations 120
Edward Marlo ATFUS brief
122
Edward Marlo Quick 3-Way Version extra card
123
Edward Marlo Wild Selections three blank cards change to three selections one by one
125
Edward Marlo The Wild Purist red backed Three of Spades, blue backed blank cards, condition reverses
126
Edward Marlo An Approach to the "Stop" Trick four methods using different table transfers
128
Edward Marlo Transfer Palm
128
Edward Marlo Transfer Palm from Center
129
Edward Marlo Bottom Card Transfer to tabled packet
130
Edward Marlo Drop Transfer card secretly dropped on tabled packet
131
Edward Marlo, Harry Riser A Logical Procedure aces cut to, change to kings, aces from pocket, inspired by "Riser's Aces" (Expert Hocus Pocus), two methods
132
Edward Marlo Transmutation double blank card becomes selection, selection becomes double blank, seven methods
134
Theodore Annemann Peek Force Card two cards glued together
135
Edward Marlo Borrowed Transmutation double blank card becomes selection, selection becomes double blank
139