40 entries in Cards / Sleights / Controls / Multiple Card Controls / Cut Controls
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Audley Walsh Two Card Control bridged deck Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 109
Unknown Multiple Card Control simple Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 92
Unknown The Stripper Cut controlling reversed cards to top in stripper deck The Stripper Deck 12
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimpsVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 318
Bill Simon Simon-Ease simple cut controlAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 159) 639
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
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
Control Systems 48
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimpsAlso published here The Cardician 6
Bill Simon Simon-Ease simple cut controlAlso published here The Best in Magic 142
Edward Marlo Two Card Control two methods of Jog Control, in-the-hands Advanced Fingertip Control 57
Edward Marlo Drop Control Procedure two or three cards, running cuts on table Advanced Fingertip Control 30
Jerry K. Hartman A-D Multiple Control Versatile control to control multiple selections to top, bottom or designated positions from top/bottom, gives various applications for the control Means & Ends 6
Paul Swinford Duo Control two card controlVariations Card Cavalcade 3 111
Trevor Lewis A Mixed Bag various card and coin idaes
- partial stack and zarrow shuffle
- double Riffle Control
- Middle Deal (false)
- Palm Conscious (gag)
- Transpo Plus (coin transposition)
- Ladies In Waiting (four queens reverse in the deck)
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 205
Martin A. Nash The Move-That's-Not-A-Move Move as a two card control, see p. 446 for additional crediting Any Second Now 172
Mark Weston Bluff Card Shift Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 379
Ross Bertram Three Card Control Sequence Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 143
Al Smith The SMITH Shift to the top, with jogged cardInspired by The Talon (Issue 5) 54
Edward Marlo Simple Shift French Pasteboards 37
Jon Racherbaumer Running Cut Control using swing cuts Card Finesse 137
Edward Marlo C-S Control to place the cards together at a known position with cuts, originally from Control Systems Marlo without Tears 273
Edward Marlo The Roman Pick-up Control Marlo without Tears 270
Edward Marlo Control of 3 Cards Thirty Five Years Later 34
Gary Ouellet Further Applications 1. The ProControl Multiple Card Control
2. ProControl Variations (Glen Brown)
3. The ProControl Force
4. The New Break Method
5. The Flourish Drop Cut
ProControl 46
Roger Klause Multiple Control basically forcing the same spot again and again Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 90
Paul Swinford Duo Control Variant two card controlInspired by Card File 128
Peter Duffie An Effortless Card Control Can be done as multiple controlInspired by Effortless Card Magic 14
Norman Houghton Bluff Multiple Shift riffle forcing consecutive cardsRelated toAlso published here
  • Abracadabra, No. 1050, also Wit & Wizardry, p. 14
Card College — Volume 3 668
Guy Hollingworth Methods of controlling & palming. Two bluff shift ("riffle force"), three handlings Drawing Room Deceptions 138
Jerry Mentzer Three Card Control and Revelation crimped keyVariations Card File Two 168
Unknown Simple Control Double Undercut Control After The Force 36
Ron Frost Frosty's Open Cut Control After The Force 38
Eric Mead Four-Card Control using crimpInspired byAlso published here Tangled Web 72
Chad Nelson Peep Control card peeked at and then cut into center, spectator pushes it inInspired by Strolling Controls 5
Norman Houghton Bluff Multiple Shift riffle forcing consecutive cards Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 14
Harry Lorayne Royal Impossibility Royal Flush cards lost and found again, losing by cutting them into the deck with crimp and cutsRelated to
  • "Cyclic Aces" (David Britland, April 2011 Genii)
Special Effects 171
Darwin Ortiz, David Britland Tabled Control Sequence using crimp, see also p. 150Inspired by
  • "Vernon's Aces Ride Again" (David Britland, Cardopolis Blog, April 2005, see also Sorcerer Issue 2)
Lessons in Card Mastery 4
Eric Mead Losing the Aces cutting Aces into tabled deckAlso published here The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 169
Justin Higham, Richard Vollmer, Christian Gambin Impressionistic Ace Controls four Aces cut into deck one by one, end up together on top
- Method One (Vollmer & Marlo, tabled, two crimps)
- Method Two (Higham, tabled, two crimps)
- Method Three (Gambin, tabled, two crimps)
- Method Four to Eleven (Higham, some tabled, some with hands & tabled, one, two or no crimps, some with overhand shuffles)
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Vernon's Aces Ride Again" (David Britland, Cardopolis Blog, April 2005)
The Neat Review (Issue 1 - London 2019) 40
Justin Higham Illogical Four Ace Control Variant four Aces lost by assembling four tabled packets and the Aces, they end up on top, bluffInspired by
  • "Illogical Ace-Control" (Justin Higham, Non-Automatic Card Tricks, 2012)
The Neat Review (Issue 1 - London 2019) 52