135 entries in Cards / Sleights / Crimps / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown Italienische Methode crimp along center, single card or full deck Der moderne Kartenkünstler 131
Jack Merlin Crimps Merlin's Master Manipulations 18
Jack Merlin Crimp for a Table Spread crimping the selection while pushing the cards towards the spectator to be shuffled Merlin's Master Miracles 21
Unknown The "Double Crimp" to make a one-way deckRelated to Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 86
Paul LePaul A "Side-Steal" Location Greater Magic 34
Unknown Third Method. (With both hands) as card is pushed in deck, "End Crimp" Greater Magic 50
Dr. James William Elliott Fourth Method. (With both hands) crimp in middle of short side Greater Magic 51
Sid Lorraine Addition to Elliott's Crimp nail nick Greater Magic 52
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon Subtlety distant crimped key card Greater Magic 52
John Scarne Seventh Method. (The "Snap" crimp) Greater Magic 57
John Scarne Scarne Ridge Technique Greater Magic 59
Unknown The Pass information about practicing, covering and delaying the pass (via end crimp) Greater Magic 182
Unknown Card Marking Crimp marking system Expert Card Technique 92
Unknown Gambler's Card Marking System with crimps Expert Card Technique 131
Charlie Miller The Single Card Bridge overhand shuffle position Expert Card Technique 123
Unknown The Gamblers' Crimp isolated card Expert Card Technique 91
Al Baker Concentration spectator crimps his card without knowing The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 219
Jean Hugard To Shuffle or Not To Shuffle thoughts on controls & delays, two methods for delaying control More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 9
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control certain crimp Let's See the Deck 6
Unknown Snap Crimp Tricks and Sleights 18
Arthur H. Buckley One Hand Crimp - Your Card? featuring bottom card longitudinal crimp Card Control 90
C. L. Boarde 1001st Location card revelation, spectator does the crimp The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 104) 419
Edward Marlo The "S" Shaped Turn Over multiple lift for ca. five cards, S-crimp Marlo In Spades 6
Edward Marlo Side Crimp Marlo In Spades 27
Arthur H. Buckley The Crimp (One Hand) bottom card crimped with pinky, but more bridge like Principles and Deceptions 167
Edward Marlo General Ace Opener using crimp and Charlier Cut Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 136
Paul LePaul A Deceptive Crimp Location card is crimped lengthwise The Card Magic of Le Paul 98
Unknown Longitudinal Crimp The Card Magic of Le Paul 170
Edward Marlo Delayed Crimp Control crimping peeked card, complete edge bent Control Systems 91
Edward Marlo Age Old Card Control Related to Handbook Of Card Sleights 4
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Kwik Key Kard diagonal crimp The Cardiste (Issue 10) 16
Edward Marlo Stay-Stack Miracle The Cardiste (Issue 12) 7
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe's Crimp making a one way packRelated to More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 60
Dai Vernon Snap Crimp More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 60
James Steranko Lateral Afterthoughts - crimping
- transfer to Tenkai or Rear Palm
- different anchor fingers
Steranko on Cards 34
Dai Vernon The Snap Crimp Expanded Lecture Notes 37
Harry Lorayne The Automatic Fan Crimp of top or bottom card Reputation-Makers 260
Unknown Line Crimp seen from back of tabled deck The Esoterist 24
Unknown Corner Crimp index corner, while showing card in spread to spectator The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 58) 289
Francis Carlyle The Two Black Aces black aces on top and bottom are placed in center and come back to initial positionRelated to The Magic of Francis Carlyle 1
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe Crimp Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 61
Andrew Galloway The Fib Finder Diverting Card Magic 39
Hans van Senus Glimpse-Crimp Location method to crimp and glimpse a card at the same time Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 6) 498
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
- card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- prediction of a selected card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 71
Edward Marlo Tabled Palm Preparation slight crimp in top card of tabled deck Marlo without Tears 43
Pascal Monmoine Peek Crimp crimping peeked card Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32) 619
Edward Marlo Crimp Conjuring spectator shuffles, magician locates aces two times, then stacks them, similar to snap crimp Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 210
Edward Marlo Sneaking In Mexican Joe putting crimp in cards while performing packet estimation effect Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 213
Edward Marlo (B) Stop Effect mexican joe crimp Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Edward Marlo (C) Ever Ready Black Routine with Mexican Joe applying mexican joe crimp Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 215
Edward Marlo Refined Ace Cutting from "Lost Shuffle Manuscript", using crimps or raised surfacesInspired by Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 216
Mexican Joe Mexican Joe Crimp At The Table 84
Unknown Slipping the Cut three methods to beat the cut
- setting a bridged card
- gesture pass
- leaving-cards-behind pass
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 1
David Regal Waving thumb punches at different positions Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 227
Unknown, Dai Vernon The Breather Crimp Related to The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 96
Edward Marlo Overhand Shuffle Crimp of block of cards, long side Special Effects 63
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 30
Unknown Breather Crimp Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 11) 1571
Dai Vernon Snap Crimp The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 192
Edward Marlo The Coinless Crimp different method for the "Coin Crimp" Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 132
Edward Marlo Olram's Method using Snap Crimp Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 130
Edward Marlo Coinless Crimp Cull and Stack Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 132
Sam Leo Horowitz Longitudinal Crimp The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 xviii
Richard M. Gamble Gambler's Crimp during one-handed fan Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 2001
Michael Weber Open Crimp putting in the crimp for the routine, added to later printing than 1989 (no year given) Out of this Hemisphere 9
Bob King The Breather Crimp also in front of an audience apparently removing a bent More Magician Foolers 20
Unknown Breather Crimp Totally Out Of Control 98
James Swain The Free Cut Force force via spectator cut, uses crimp Don't Blink 95
Thomas Baxter Breathless performer cuts to the aces, then kings and suits are produced as a climax The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 822
Unknown Breather Crimp The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 1
Bob King Basic Routine controlling a card with breather crimp The Breather 3
Bob King Putting In The Work also in front of an audience apparently removing a bentAlso published here The Breather 3
Steve Draun Wave/Snake Crimp can be cut to in riffle shuffle position Secrets Draun from Underground 72
Unknown メキシカンジョーのクリンプ (Mexican Joe Crimp) Larry Jennings's Card Technique 103
Unknown クリンプカードからのカット (Cutting to a crimped card) Larry Jennings's Card Technique 103
Unknown Breather Crimp The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 6
Bob King Putting in the Work also in front of an audience apparently removing a bentAlso published here The Breather 2 28
Jerry Mentzer The Breather Crimp some information, chapter "Breather Crimp Mysteries"
- How to Crimp the Card
- Basic Handling (cutting to the crimp)
Card File 165
Unknown Breather Crimp Roger's Thesaurus 104
Darwin Ortiz Waving mark at the corners Cardshark 117
Unknown Cutting to a Crimped Card Card College - Volume 2 349
Karl Fulves On Crimp Work general comments Blocking Off 113
Unknown Breather Crimp Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 3) 2771
Nick Trost Gilbreath Aces Four Aces lost in deck, spectator deals through deck and locates AcesInspired by
  • an Ace opener described by Oscar Weigle Jr. (The Dragon, June 1939), credited to Steve Belchou
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 225
Nick Trost Gin Rummy Deal The Card Magic of Nick Trost 257
Unknown, Dai Vernon Breather Crimp Related to The Card Magic of Nick Trost 308
Nick Trost Coon Can Deal Gives description and history of game The Card Magic of Nick Trost 261
Nick Trost Special-Deck Blackjack-Poker Deal Blackjack and poker combined demo The Card Magic of Nick Trost 265
Tom Gagnon Easy Breather making a breather crimp The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 65) 1313
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Braue Sandwich Trephine 160
Steve Beam Prepare to Breath(er) The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1422
Harry Levine Prime Cut cutting to a breather crimp The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1423
Harry Levine Climbing the Aces with up the ladder cut and breather crimp The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1428
Harry Levine Extras controls and ideas using the breather crimp The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1440
Harry Levine Waiting to Exhale (Controlling the Breather) placing breather card over selection The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1432
Harry Levine The Illegitimate Location with lots of flourish cuts, spelling this is not your card but this isInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 69) 1437
Unknown Breather Crimp credit information Vis à Vis 54
Unknown Breather Crimp Tricks of my Trade 73
Neal Elias Bridges & Crimps short notes Gambling Notes 5
Steve Beam Future Foretold Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 3 192
Neal Elias Then There's The Breather Crimp forcing the breather crimpRelated to New Card Controls 60
Karl Fulves One-Hand Palm Glimpse & Crimp top card palmed and immediately replaced, glimpsed and curved Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 269
Unknown Breather Crimp Card Fictions 10
Karl Fulves Freeing Up edge-marking the breather crimp Off The Books (Issue 5) 75
Karl Fulves Mill Work putting in edge work with other objects, knife or coinRelated to Off The Books (Issue 5) 84
Unknown Breather Crimp World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 1 4
Unknown Mexican Joe Crimp Tangled Web 222
Tony Giorgio Stock Marker plastic dott as a crimp Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 48
Unknown Long-Sides Up Bend alternative to breather crimp Best of Friends - Volume III 93
Unknown Breather Crimp Best of Friends - Volume III 95
Martin A. Nash The Infinity Principle Diplopia 4
Unknown Breather Crimp Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 253
Unknown Breather Crimp Don't Xerox Lecture Notes 23
Unknown Breather Crimp Reinventing the Real 80
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi Cutting to a Crimp Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 24) 254
Vernon Winiecke Coffee Cup Crimp locator card by putting card into hot steam Prolix (Issue 7) 442
Troy Hooser Breakless Passing Pass without break, use breather card Moments 123
Unknown Breather Crimp Reflections 84
Unknown Breather Crimp Ontology Project 14
Unknown Breather Crimp Making the Cut 51
Unknown Breather Crimp includes technique for setting up breather crimp openly in performance A Book in English 77
Woody Aragon Maverick demonstration of estimating and cutting specific number of cards.Related to A Book in English 131
Unknown Controlling the Card Magic Page by Page 46
Unknown Breather Crimp Lessons in Card Mastery 92
Darwin Ortiz Thoughts on Crimp Work Lessons in Card Mastery 156
Eric Evans The Broadside Crimp crimping card in middle, see also Tamariz' work on the TPCRelated to 53 Friends 29
Unknown Breather Crimp Seventeen Secrets 49
Martin A. Nash The Crimp Infinity Principle, crimp center of the card, indentation with thumb Classic Fantastic 17
Joseph Barry Another Ruse for Magicians... spectator shuffles, card is on top or at least under controlAlso published here Fifty 7
Alex Ng I Got the Number Phase one: Combined values of two prediction cards match freely selected card
Phase two: Value of one prediction card and suit of another matched the selected card. Combined value of the two cards give the position of the selection in the deck
In the Mind of Dr. Alex 8
Bob Farmer, Steve Mayhew Bolo Jonah methods for marking the Jonah card
- Marked Cards
- Short and Long Cards
- Snap Crimp (Mayhew)
Related to
  • "Lazy Man's Ten-Card Poker Deal" (Steve Mayhew, Labyrinth #8 Part 2, 1998)
The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 30
Unknown Concave Crimp like gambler's glimpse The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 93
Jared Kopf Repelling Breathers withstanding heavy riffle shuffling, two breathersInspired by Nothing but the Family Deck 7
Unknown Reverse Breather Crimp The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 36
Charlie Miller Bending a Card with bottom card bubble peek The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 252