1,330 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Multiple Cards
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
How to deliver out Four Aces, and to convert them to Four Knaves four cards put on the table one by one, they transform into other cards
1784 64
The Shower of Aces deck changes into all Aces
1876 97
To Change Four Cards, drawn haphazard, and placed on the table, into Cards of the same Value as a Single Card subsequently chosen by one of the Spectators optional forcing pack
1876 102
Conus The Shower of Aces many aces appear at named number (faced-deck turnover at-any-number method)
1889 110
The Transforming Sevens divided cards
1889 137
Gordon Wigan To Change Three Cards, placed in the Pocket of a Spectator, into Three Others previously chosen
Related to 1890 48
Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens
1895 48
Chicagoer Kartendruckerei normal deck is shown to be all alike one by one
Oct. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Verwandlung der vier Point-Acht-Karten four spectators each take a card, they're the Eights, those then change to Sevens and the Eights are back in the deck, impromptu double-enders
Related to 1896 54
Die wandernden Bilderkarten Jacks, Queens and Kings placed in three packets on table, they change into Eights, Nines and Tens
1896 63
Der Bube als "enfant terrible" four cards selected, they're the Eights, Eights held by spectator, four other cards placed on table, Eights returned into deck, cards on table turn out to be three Eights and a Jack, jack transformed into missing Eight and four Jacks produced from pocket
Related to 1896 84
Französische Verwandlungskarte three Fives change into Aces, kind of wide-spread divided cards
1896 136
Eduard W. Lufa Die Lieblingsfarbe three or four pairs of cards chosen, placed on small table, suit chosen, all cards change into that suit
Mar. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 3)
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Allvermögen der Frauen "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste IV."
four cards chosen, Queens removed, they change into selections one by one on table, they change back to Queens
May 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 5)
"How Many Aces Would You Like?" deck changes into all Aces
1909 70
A Comedy of Errors Three of Hearts and Three of Diamonds change into Aces and back, center pip of Three as Ace sucker gag
1909 87
Adrian Plate The Disappearing Queen picture card removed, various spectators remember a picture card and place it between their hands, they all got the QH, QH appears elsewhere and indifferent cards in spectator's hands
1909 133
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Acht four chosen cards turn out to be the Eights, they're lost and four indifferent cards change to Eights, then Jacks are produced
Also published here 1910 15
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Allvermögen der Damen four cards chosen, they're the Queens, they transpose with four indifferent cards, Queens change one by one and back to Queens
Also published here 1910 105
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Herz-Dame four Kings each change into Queen of Hearts and back, then four cards are counted to via named numbers, they're the Queens
Also published here 1910 142
To change Three Cards placed in the Pocket of a Spectator into three others previously chosen
1911 101
Stanley Collins Ajax card selected with business card, travels from envelope to spectator's pocket and four other card transform into letter cards spelling AJAX, duplicates
Variations 1920 9
Stanley Collins Just a Kard Konundrum four cards transform into four jacks then into letter cards, spelling JACK
1920 21
Stanley Collins The Comedy of Errors three wrong cards found and last one placed in pocket, the first two turn into selection and back, the pocketed card is then shown to be the selection
Related toVariations 1925 8
Stanley Collins "Jumbo" Comedy of Errors three wrong cards found, the first two turn into selection and back, the third card is then shown to be the selection, with jumbo cards
Inspired by 1925 12
Stanley Collins All Fours performer finds three times the Four of Hearts, each time it is placed on the table, deck shown as all Fours, then normal again, indifferent card is placed in pocket and left protruding, tabled cards change into selections and pocketed card is Four of Hearts
1925 15
Stanley Collins A.J.A.X. 2 performer and spectator each receive two cards in a mock game, performer wins, the four cards change to all Jacks, then to letter cards which spell AJAX
Inspired by 1925 20
Stanley Collins A.J.A.X. 3 spectator selects four cards, one is a Jack, they are mixed and spectator always finds the Jack, once the audience suspects that all are Jacks they are turned over and spell AJAX
Inspired by 1925 22
Oswald Rae Pips and Paper paper signed and pinned on board, two selections turn blank and pips are found on paper
1926 5
Red or Black deck of all black cards becomes all red, face-up face-down alternating cards as impromptu rough-smooth principle
1937 231
Leslie P. Guest The Trend of the Times face up Kings are in deck, change to Queens, story presentation
1937 358
Robert Weill I'm Sorry! three spectators note cards, they are the same and become blank, then deck transforms into chart of letter (eye examination test)
Mar. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 54)
Eric C. Lewis King of Clubs "King of Clubs" forced and name of local club appears on backs of some cards
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1939)
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Coloroto four-of-a-kind changes front and back with partial rough-smooth
Also published here Dec. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 71)
C. R. Mawe "Like Mawe Makes" fake corners for cards, two card transform in two envelopes
Mar. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Dai Vernon Solo Flight Aces as finale four cards change into Aces one by one
1940 254
R. M. Jamison Optical Illusion odd backed card in play, face changes
1940 37
George Pearce, Stanley Collins Comedy of Errors three wrong cards found and last one placed in pocket, the first two turn into selection and back, the pocketed card is then shown to be the selection
Related to Feb. 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 8)
Frank Travers Correcting a Mistake Aces change to Kings
June 1941
The Jinx (Issue 142)
Paul Curry Two Card Routine
  • Effect No. 1: Joker and Ace of Spades change places
  • Effect No. 2: Joker on top, Ace on the bottom vanish and are found together in the center
  • Effect No. 3: Joker and ace pushed in the deck, travel to top and bottom
  • Effect No. 4: two numbers are called, counted and the cards found at those positions are Joker and Ace
  • Effect No. 5: Joker and Ace reverse in the deck
  • Effect No. 6: spectator reverses one card behind his back, it is the Joker
  • Effect No. 7: two selections are put face up into the deck, next to them the Joker and the Ace are found
  • Effect No. 8: selections transform into Joker and Ace
  • Effect No. 9: two cards clipped by four paper clips are removed from the pocket, Joker and Ace
Also published here 1941 27
Sealed Card Mystery three cards in envelopes, one selected, two cards change to match
1941/27 199
Edward Marlo Annemann's Aces Disregarded transpo, transformation combo
Inspired by 1942 19
Clayton Rawson Scrambled Thoughtwaves two cards are selected and deck put into pocket, cards transform into the thoughts of the spectator's (stripper, famous actor etc.) cards are eventually found and deck is normal again
Mar. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 3)
Bob Hanko Gaglet Department
  • bit of business for the walking through a ribbon routine (Hanko)
  • deck transforms into a forcing deck gag
Sep. 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 17)
Eddie Joseph Esta Kard Mystery three cards stopped at and tabled, they change into indifferent cards which are then sealed in envelopes, they transpose with the selections
1942 35
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Le Rêve de Ben Assai - Der Traum Ben Assai's cards in four glasses, Sevens change to Queens and back
Dec. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Tom Sellers You Can't Keep a Good Man Down three cards change on pack, "showing how Hitler and Mussolini tried to jump on Churchill, but Mr. Churchill came out on top"
1943 24
Shaman Bifocals eight people look at a card individually, they all see the same card, glasses presentation
Related to Feb. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 53)
Jean Hugard The Dream of Ben Asai four Twos in four glasses turn into four Queens and back to four Twos
Nov. 1944 82
Arthur H. Buckley A Difficult Routine Experiment No. 17 - four cards change one at a time, presented with four forced selections (Aces)
Related to 1946 168
Arthur H. Buckley A Brilliant Climax (My Pet Effect) Experiment No. 28 - four selections are produced which change to Aces and back in a kick-back-kind effect
1946 185
Warren Wiersbe Cardillusion three indifferent cards change into mates
1946 9
Edward Marlo, George Sands Upside Down Kings turn face up, then down, change to Aces, placed in deck, back to Kings, Aces from pocket
1947 50
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers
Oct. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 137)
Bert Allerton Allerton's Amazing Aces four selections cut to one by one, they change into aces
1948 3
Arthur H. Buckley Separation packet of black cards shown, some change to red, then some more, finally all
1948 75
Paul LePaul Deceptive Perception five red-backed cards and one blue-backed card change into five blue-backed cards and one red-backed card
Related toVariations 1949 135
Vern Schoneck Bluff & Challenge four aces change into jacks, aces found in pocket of performer, challenge presentation
Oct. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 213)
Edward Marlo Ace Opener four selections change into Aces, one with Snap-Over Change
1951 4
Don Alan Card in the Egg card is selected and miniature version found in plastic egg, all cards in deck are the same as climax
Variations 1951 9
Al Leech Spot Remover picking off the pip
Related to 1952 28
Dr. Ben B. Braude It's the Humidity pips fall of from aces, leaving blank cards
Apr. 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 253)
Bill Simon Three Queens Monte with four cards, all turn into Aces
Related toVariations 1952 37
Bill Simon Unexpected two red aces are laid on spectator's hand and transform into black aces, then the red aces are pinched out of the deck one by one, first phase similar to Fechter's "Be honest"
Related toVariations 1952 133
Dr. A. Ch. Wilsmann Meta Morphosen four cards change to Queens, part of description is missing
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 6)
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers
1953 9
Edward Marlo Jacks to Aces jacks face up in deck change to aces
1953 79
Edward Marlo Christine
1953 104
Maurice Howarth Tarantula pips from four card vanish step by step and appear on strip of paper
Related to Sep. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 290)
Bill Simon Eye Doubt It two red Queens face-to-face change to black Twos and back
1954 9
Bill Simon The Flash Change four indifferent cards change into four Aces, they stick out of deck as a block and are shaken out
Variations 1954 11
Bill Simon 2. The Big Change Ace to Three with three dice on top, they transpose and eventually all change to Threes and back
Variations 1954 16
Norman Houghton Colour Blind "Color Blind", four red-backed cards and one blue-backed card change into four blue-backed cards and one red-backed card
Inspired by June 1955
Ibidem (Issue 1)
Nick Trost Jokers Wild all cards apparently the same, then become all Jokers but selection
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Don Alan It Can't Be... three phase routine
  • Aces on table, spectator thinks of Ace, Ace pocketed, it's thought Ace, other aces are also
found in pocket, cards on table are indifferent cards
  • McDonalds Aces, spectator sits on fourth packet
  • four Aces in performers pocket change places with four indifferent cards in spectators pocket
Related to 1956 12
Najaros Un tour de carte: Le point de pique qui passe d'une carte sur une autre! picking of the pip type, Five changes to a Four and Two two a Three
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 1)
Jerry Andrus Triple Change three indifferent cards change into three selections
1956 149
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Chameleon Queens red Queens change to black and back multiple times (New Tens), transposition finale
1956 12
Edward Marlo Same Methode, Different Effect Aces removed, they change to Kings, Aces found reversed distributed through deck
Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
William P. Miesel The Lost Ace four cards are shown as the ace of spades, then they transform into the other three aces and the king of spades
Related to June 1957
The Cardiste (Issue 3)
Jack Avis, Cy Endfield, Roy Walton Three From Three
  • Effect No. 1: three card location, one reversed others next to it
  • Effect No. 2: off-beat card location, pocket
  • Effect No. 3: multiple transformation
Related toVariations 1957
The New Phoenix (Issue 345)
Heinz Gieppner Erstaunlicher Wechsel one card with red back is placed among six cards with blue backs, when shown on card with blue back is seen among six cards with red backs
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 1)
Arthur Hastings Aces, Red & Black red and black Aces transpose, red Aces change to Kings
Variations Dec. 1957
Ibidem (Issue 12)
Al Leech A Double Change Aces into Kings one at a time, then back
Also published here 1957 4
Al Leech Kings on the Loose red Kings change to black, then reverse and travel around in deck
Also published here 1957 6
Jack Avis Cards of Sympathy four quartets show up, transform, transpose
1957 11
Roy Walton A Nervy Card Trick card from other deck matches free selection, both cards change to other matching cards, Mexican Turnover
1957 33
Edward Marlo Wrong to Right two wrong cards are changed into selections
1958 69
Brother John Hamman Kings Through the Table one by one, change to Aces, Kings in pocket
Related toVariations 1958 18
Edward Marlo Mechanical Seconds effect application: Aces change to Kings
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1959 90
Stephen Herald Temperamental Aces follow up for The Lost Ace
Related toAlso published here Jan. 1959
The Cardiste (Issue 12)
John A. M. Howie 1-2-3-4 Aces transform into Ace to Four
Also published here Jan. 1959
The Cardiste (Issue 12)
P. Howard Lyons Codicil deck cut into two piles, spectator looks at top cards, top cards are tabled, both transform and are brought from the pocket, with challenge presentation in which spectator must point to originally seen cards
Inspired by
  • "Never Bet on the Other Man's Game" (The Testament of R. W. Hull)
July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
James Steranko Aces in Abstraction Chapter Ten, A Lesson in Extraordinary Card Technique
  • Part One: Aces and Kings removed, Kings shuffled back, Aces placed in deck reversed, when deck is spread the Kings are face up and Aces have vanished
  • Part Two: Kings placed in row, deck placed on each and they change to Aces
1960 67
Stephen Herald Temperamental Aces follow up for The Lost Ace
Also published here May 1960
Ibidem (Issue 20)
John A. M. Howie 1-2-3-4 Aces transform into Ace to Four
Also published here May 1960
Ibidem (Issue 20)
Edward Marlo Holograph deck cut into two piles, spectator looks at top cards, top cards are tabled, both transform and are brought from the pocket, with challenge presentation in which spectator must point to originally seen cards
  • 1st Variation
  • 2nd Variation
  • An Original Method
  • Other Thoughts
  • A New Thought
  • Addenda re 3H idea
Inspired by June 1960
Ibidem (Issue 21)
Edward Marlo Impromptu 1493-1495 four Aces are numbered with an invisible marker on top of the deck and change one at a time into Kings
  • First Method (1493)
  • Second Method (1494)
  • Third Method (1495)
Inspired by
  • "1492 Ace Effect" (Art Johnston, November 1955)
Related to
Oct. 1960
Ibidem (Issue 22)
Edward Marlo Clipped Aces four cards with paper clip on them transform into aces
1961 58
Cliff Green Prelude to the Sorcerer's Apprentice three cards transform into the Ace of Spades one by one, free handed
1961 80
Cliff Green The Aces of Spades as a Sorcerer's Apprentice Ace of Spades is removed, three more Aces of Spades produced from air, transform into four different aces
Related toVariations 1961 82
Charlie Miller The Jest of the Joker or "The Joker Is A Diakka", joker placed aside, ace with three x cards on table, other aces vanish, pile becomes four jokers, joker becomes ace, then pile becomes aces again
Variations 1961 18
Charlie Miller The Four Aces and Four Jacks Aces removed and placed on hand of spectator, change into Jacks, Aces reversed in deck
Related to 1961 47
Bill Simon Double Play Ace of Spades cut into deck, the cards above and below are shown to be indifferent cards, they change into selections
Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
Al Leech Lost and Found Aces Aces vanish and reappear at face of four packets
Variations 1962 195
Harry Lorayne Push-Through Change - Effect Queens change to Aces, Aces to pocket
1962 206
Harry Lorayne, Dai Vernon, Sam Schwartz Push-Through Poker four cards change to complete royal flush
1962 207
Harry Lorayne Four-in-Hand four selections found, change to Aces, selections to pocket
1962 245
Edward Marlo K. M. Move as a Passer - Second Idea sequence, showing cards to have wrong back color
1962 15
Edward Marlo Ace Producer two halves rubbed face to face, aces appear (sleeve aces)
1962 17
Edward Marlo Aces to Pocket "Ninth Effect", Aces placed reversed in deck, they change into Kings, Aces from pocket
1962 16
Ken Beale 3 Way Transposition monte effect from top of deck with Jack, Queen and King of Spades in which cards keep transforming
  • First Routine
  • Second Routine
  • Third Routine
  • Fourth Routine
  • Fifth Routine
Variations Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
Tony Blitz Colour Confused monte effect from top of deck
Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
Dino Mazza Climatic Flight three selected cards are shown as three times the same card, then they travel to pocket and deck consists only of Jokers
Oct. 1963
The New Phoenix (Issue 384)
Paul "Mr. Nobody" Schwab Tagrey's As-Trick four Aces placed in card stand, four selections in deck and deck thrown at handkerchief, Aces stick to handkerchief and in card stand are four selections
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 1)
Edward Marlo Changing of the Cards performer cuts deck in four face up piles, spectator chooses one, face cards of the other three piles are changed to match selection, faro
1964 39
Al Leech Phantom Monte all three cards change
Variations 1965 51
Bruce Cervon The Proposition black card in red half, spectator should remove a red one, whole packet changes to black
Inspired by Oct. 1966 59
Tony Kardyro "Lets Make Them Fours Instead of Five Cards" indifferent cards put on table, they change into Fours
1966 7
Harry Lorayne Double Trouble two cards change into selections
1967 14
Peter Kane Royal Flush Flash Kings change into royal flush
Related toVariations 1967 2
Piet Forton, Remo Inzani, Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Four Disappearing Queens Change Visibly To Four Aces
Related toAlso published here 1967 10
Jochen Zmeck Karten verwandeln sich two cards chosen, two wrong cards found, they are put face-to-face and change to selections, partial rough-smooth
1967 18
Carmen D'Amico Face Up Aces four times card changes into ace which then comes back to top
1968 78
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
1968 132
Bob Koch Visible Poker Hand Change three acrobatic flap cards, "Zapped!"
1968 80
Tom Batchelor The Breakdown Routine four Fours, one is placed in the deck and other three Fours change into Threes, repeated until one Ace remains
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68)
Theodore Annemann Four Ace Routine from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
aces change to kings, appear in chosen pile, queens assemble as well
Jan. 1968 154
Robert Parrish Chango-Chango two cards change
1969 31
Frank Pemper PIRA "Pemper's Improved Riser's Aces" (Harry Riser from Expert Hocus Pocus), aces cut to, change to kings, aces from pocket
1969 101
Mel Brown Combination four indifferent cards turn into Aces, are lost and found again, then lost and found once more
1969 137
Roy Walton Cannibal Cards with Colour Change Ending
Also published here 1969 37
Aldini Double-Gali Deck changes to all Four of Spades, then all Six of Clubs, then back to regular deck
1969 23
Jerry K. Hartman Imagin-Ace-tion aces all become AS, then back
Related to July 1970
Epilogue (Issue 9)
Edward Marlo Changing Cards four cards change into four Aces, lapping
1970 153
Edward Marlo The Surprise Packet card in named hand shown indifferent during poker deal, they change into Aces, possible follow-up to Collins Aces
Spring 1970
Hierophant (Issue 3)
Allan Ackerman Everywhere and Nowhere three cards become the selection and change into aces
1970 9
Jerry K. Hartman New Faces #1 (Variation 5)
three Twos and one King change into three Kings and one Two, achieves Secret Subtraction of all four cards, including the last one peeled
1970 9
Jerry K. Hartman New Faces #2 (Variation 5)
four Twos change into four Kings in same suit order, achieves Secret Subtraction of all four cards, including the last one peeled
1970 10
Jerry K. Hartman Aces to Aces Ace packet, two openly turned face down, then all are shown to be face down, then turned over to show they are not Aces, the indifferent cards are inserted into deck reversed, deck is spread revealing four faceup Aces
1970 13
Ian Baxter Encore Elevators with Ace, Two and Three, transformation kicker into blank cards with message
1970 34
Milton Kort, Neal Elias Off Color Transposition two cards transpose three times, then change back color
1970 46
Paul Swinford Duo Chango selections change into their own mates
1971 38
Harry Lorayne Case Aces Spectator Cuts to the Aces with color changing back kicker of aces
1971 63
Harry Lorayne Ending for Tally-Ho! four Sixes change to Nines motivated by upside-down misunderstanding
Inspired by 1971 120
Harry Lorayne Super Triple Change four-card-packet changes
1971 248
Karl Fulves No Sliding four aces produced, fifth ace produced, previous aces are now kings, extension
Inspired by 1971 10
Steve Freeman Black Aces - Red Kings transformation kicker
Inspired by Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
Edward Marlo This is a Four King Trick transformation kicker
Variations Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
Roy Walton The Finishing Touch Aces face-up with face-down deck, then they turn to Queens as climax
Also published here 1971 31
Gaston "Gasbor" Borgeaud Les cartes qui se transforment de face et de dos transformation of backs and faces of several cards, complicated gaff with adhesives
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 32 No. 1)
Jerry K. Hartman Positranstion four-phases, two cards transpose three times, for finale they are lost in deck and two other cards are removed, they change into original two cards
Inspired byRelated to 1971 3
Jerry K. Hartman Four-gone Delusion “Apex Ace” sequence to vanish Aces one at a time, then indifferent cards are changed into Aces
Inspired byRelated to 1971 20
James B. Torncello Torncello's Aces transpose, change into other cards and raise to the top
Mar. 1971
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 8)
Rick Miller, Roger Smith 4 Ace Surprise three cards placed on one Ace, other three Aces change into random cards, fourth Ace and cards on top turn out to be Kings, Aces found in pocket, with Variation by Roger Smith
May 1971
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Roger Smith A's to K's four Aces turn to Kings one by one and appear in deck face up
Dec. 1971
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Frank Garcia Eye-Mazing Aces put on table change to Kings, Aces reversed in deck
Related to 1972 18
Frank Garcia Cut the Kings spectator deals in four piles, Kings on top, change to Aces
Related to 1972 23
Frank Garcia Dual Discovery two cards change to selected cards
Related toVariations 1972 65
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces Aces turn over one by one between two Jokers, change to Kings
Inspired byRelated toVariations Mar. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 14)
Derek Dingle, Yasuo Kiga Ala Kiga Jacks change into Twos, inspired from trick by Yatsua Kiga
July 1972
Epilogue (Issue 15 (Part 1))
Sam Schwartz Odd-Even-Odd four odd and four even cards on two piles, on the odd side are then the even cards and on the other side the four kings
Inspired byVariations Mar. 1972 505
Brother John Hamman Ace-Sational four Aces, placed face-to-face with both hands, the change places when hands are pulled apart, change to queens in the end, stripped double facers
Inspired byRelated to Summer 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio)
Roy Walton Twister two six-card packets (one red and one black) on table, spectator moves one over from one packet to the other, located, six red cards change to black
Also published here Sep. 1972 561
T. Page Wright A Mistake But... two cards transform into cards which indicate suit and value
1972 77
Jerry K. Hartman Uppercutting the Aces - Jokers to Aces four Jokers cut to in succession, all changed to Aces
1972 2
Jerry K. Hartman New Faces #3 four Aces change to Kings, “this routine is a highly simplified approach to an idea suggested by Father Cyprian”
1972 7
Jerry K. Hartman Off Color spectator fails to find the “odd” blue card among four red cards, turns out to be four blue cards and one red card
Related to 1972 8
Jerry K. Hartman Four-gone Delusion II alternate ending for “Four-gone Delusion” see reference, four indifferent cards buried face up in deck, deck is spread to reveal four Aces face up
Related to 1972 60
Jerry K. Hartman All or None four Jokers change into the Aces
1972 61
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Illusio No. 147, transfer cut of bottom card to top used for: same card shown repeatedly and tabled, tabled cards then complete a four-of-a-kind with selection
1972 39
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Another Double Cross No. 189, back color of several cards changed one by one, they change back to original color
Inspired by 1972 46
Synonymous Thoughts No. 490, two cards lost, they are divined and written down correctly, then wrongly found cards change into correct ones
1972 136
Three Steps To Yogi Variation No. 515, perhaps a production of Aces and Queens followed by some transformation or transposition of the quartets, unclear
Related to 1972 144
Three Steps To Yogi (better setup) No. 516, perhaps a production of Aces and Queens followed by some transformation or transposition of the quartets, unclear
Related to 1972 145
Dr. Jacob Daley Aces And Knaves Finish No. 556, Aces change to Jacks, Aces from Envelope
Related to 1972 155
Karl Fulves A Curious Problem four Aces and Eight change to four Eights and Ace
Related to 1973 6
Karl Fulves Observe two aces from four transform
1973 16
Father Cyprian, Frank Garcia Instant Change four of a kind changes to Aces, triumph phase
1973 22
Karl Fulves Camouflage four Fives change to Aces
Variations 1973 44
Father Cyprian King Kut cut to Kings which change to Aces
1973 46
Al Leech, Frank Garcia Ace Faroleros lost and found Aces, change to Kings, Aces found again
Inspired byVariations 1973 59
Frank Garcia Crazy Aces Aces change to Kings, Aces are cut to
1973 62
Frank Garcia Ace Spectacular ambitious phase with Aces, then Kings turn over and change to Aces via Larreverse
Also published here 1973 71
Father Cyprian, Frank Garcia Flash Flush Aces transform in Royal Flush
1973 84
Frank Garcia Whimsy Aces apparently magician is caught, surprise transformation
1973 124
Father Cyprian Father Cyprian's Wild Card four Jokers into four Aces
Related toVariations 1973 192
Harry Lorayne Half-Force Aces spectator cuts to the aces, they change to kings, aces produced from anywhere
1973 23
Derek Dingle Color-Full aces lost and found, color changing backs, change to kings
1973 90
Ken Beale Color Confused monte effect from top of deck in which cards keep transforming
  • Phase One
  • Phase Two
  • Phase Three
Inspired by Mar. 1973
Epilogue (Issue 17)
Karl Fulves Straight Across aces and 2C, 3C, 4C, aces become A-4 of clubs, other cards 5-7 of clubs
Mar. 1973
Epilogue (Issue 17)
Brother John Hamman Odd-Even-Odd two odd and two even cards change place, two then change to Jacks
Related toVariations July 1973
Epilogue (Issue 18)
Francis Haxton 5-Card Hofzinser two cards chosen from five transform into previous selections, solution to Hofzinser Problem 5
Inspired byRelated to July 1973
Epilogue (Issue 18)
Edward G. Brown, Ralph W. Hull The Intelligence Quotient Test Improved several phases, first ace has to be guessed, the three cards are added with the same suit and suit has to be guessed
Inspired by
  • Ralph W. Hull's "Intelligence Quotient Test" in "The Testament of Ralph W. Hull" 1945
1973 84
Harvey Rosenthal, Piet Forton The 5th Jack red Jacks put on table, top card of deck are also red Jack, tabled ones now black, all put on table, top card is another jack, cards on table are now Aces, see also p. 782 for improvement
Inspired by
  • trick of Piet Forton (see also Gus Southall and Francis Haxton variations in The New Pentagram)
Dec. 1973 692
Jerry K. Hartman About Face I Hofzinser Ace Problem, the other three Aces change to match the value of selection
1973 21
Jerry K. Hartman About Face II Hofzinser Ace Problem, all four Aces change to match value of selection
Also published here 1973 22
Jerry K. Hartman Invisible Cut Plot change to Al Leech's Lost and Found Aces
Inspired byVariations 1973 23
Jerry K. Hartman Caught Red Handed Collectors with four Aces and three selections, then Aces change back color
Also published here 1973 51
Martin Lewis The Card Player's Nightmare Packet of five Aces of Spades change backs to 5 different backs
Also published here 1973
Magick (Issue 87)
Roy Walton The Image Makers any two card placed between black Aces turn into red Aces, repeated several times then all four cards change to Queens
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1973 10
Roy Walton Pushover cards turn face up in deck and change to Aces
VariationsAlso published here 1973 17
Roger Smith Joker's Miracle solution for Hofzinser's problem nr. 1 "Die Farbenwahl" (Choice of Color), eight cards transform into chosen suit
Inspired by Jan. 1973
Necromancer (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Edward Marlo Lost Collectors collector cards change to blank cards at the end
1974 14
Edward Marlo Needed a Title Aces transform to Tens and to Aces, Tens from different pockets, standing and sitting version
1974 186
Jerry Mentzer Four and One Revisited basically Hamman's Mystic Nine with five cards
Inspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Four and One Trick" (Linking Ring, July 1957)
1974 132
Jerry Mentzer Odd Color Four and One basically Hamman's Mystic Nine with five cards, color changing back kicker of selection
Inspired by
  • Nick Trost's "Four and One Trick" (Linking Ring, July 1957)
1974 136
Hank Wocjik Flourish Aces two cards change at once
VariationsAlso published here 1974 177
Derek Dingle Riddle's Aces Ace cutting, to Kings transformation, Aces in pocket
VariationsAlso published here Mar. 1974
Epilogue (Issue 20)
Karl Fulves Matching Miracle with red and black ace to four, as a climax black cards transform into red cards, first face exactly as "Napoleon"
Related to 1974 37
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #5 two cards change, Two Card Monte sequence with impromptu double backer
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 790
Tenkai Ishida Four Ace Routine four Aces are lost in the deck and then four apparently random cards change into Aces, add-on of card while Aces are outjogged in a fan
1974 34
Tenkai Ishida Billfold and Cards four Aces of Spades are removed from billfold, they change into Kings and Ace of Space is found in billfold, saliva
Also published here
  • in "Genii".
1974 44
Martin A. Nash Kings Incognito combo, see p. 443 for additional crediting
Variations 1975 53
Paul Diamond Diamond Aces four cards are shown as duplicates of selection, transform to aces
1975 5
Roy Walton Tricky Tuition fake explanation, spectator places four black cards among twelve red cards in position for a deal, when cards are dealt, those cards change to Queens
Also published here 1975 67
Jeff Busby Travelling Transmutators Aces twisting phase, r/b transpo phase, transformation, reproduction of Aces
Related to 1975 73
Larry West Four of a Kind four random card change to duplicates of selections, then to the appropriate four of a kind
1975 136
Harry Lorayne Ultra Aces to Kings on deck, aces change to kings as kicker, two variations
1975 27
Harry Lorayne Ultra Potpourri applications for the Ultra Move, also with both hands
Inspired by 1975 31
Derek Dingle The Regal Royal Flush "duplicates" are produced and changed to Royal Flush
Variations 1975 66
Gene Maze Bust-Out! aces dealt to table, other hand changes to aces and aces to straight flush
1975 105
Jerry K. Hartman Pushover cards turn face up in deck and change to aces
Inspired by 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 1)
Jerry K. Hartman A Fine Hand five random cards are exchanged according to spectator's wishes, royal flush
Inspired by 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 1)
Ken Krenzel, Roy Walton, Bob Ostin Light & Heavy Card odd-backed card sinks in a small packet, faces transform
Epilogue (Issue Special No 2)
Larry Jennings The "Changling" Routine quartet transforms multiple times when single card is exchanged
Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1))
Edward Marlo The Four Ace ... er ... Queen Trick
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
Trevor Lewis A Las four cards are selected, they change into the queens
Feb. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Peter Kane Divination, Discovery, Departure cards from one deck are found in another and change into original selections
Related toVariations 1975 22
Karl Fulves No-Gaff Wild Card top few cards of deck change into duplicates, those then into royal flush, wild card changes back color
1975 19
Karl Fulves Without A Trace sandwiched card changes, then sandwich cards
1975 24
Karl Fulves Condition Red five black cards counted face-down on table, four of them change to red except selection
1975 53
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces VI Aces turn over one by one between two Jokers, change to Kings
Inspired by 1975 147
Roy Walton Satan's Mirror five cards turn blank when moved over a mirror, eventually they turn back to normal cards
Also published here 1975 3
Roy Walton Same Again Please coincidence trick where cards change to match others
Also published here 1975 16
Karl Fulves Kards - Slippery Sevens repeat transposition between Two and Five of Spades, then they chane into red Sevens
Related to Oct. 1975 1062
Peter Kane The Poker Hand same as "Royal Flush Flash"
Related to 1975 155
Jerry K. Hartman Wild Kingdom I Four Twos and the Ten of Spades, the Twos change to complete Royal Flush in Spades
Related to 1975 25
Jerry K. Hartman Wild Kingdom II Four twos and Ace of Spades, Twos change to Aces, then change to Royal Flush in Spades
Related to 1975 25
Jerry K. Hartman Transfourence I four Queens change to four Kings, then placed in different parts of the deck where they change back to Queens
Variations 1975 27
Jerry K. Hartman Good Lookers Four Queens change to four Kings, then placed in different parts of the deck where they change back to Queens, same effect but different presentation from Transfourence
Inspired byAlso published here 1975 28
Jerry K. Hartman Transfourence II Four Queens and four Kings, Queens change to Kings, but Kings change to Aces
Inspired by 1975 29
Roy Walton Die Ebenbildner any two card placed between black Aces turn into red Aces, repeated several times then all four cards change to Queens
Also published here Nov. 1975
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1 & 2)
Roy Walton Schiebereien cards turn face up in deck and change to Aces
Also published here Nov. 1975
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1 & 2)
Edward Marlo This is a Four King Trick Aces change to Kings
1976 59
Roy Walton, Paul Swinford A/Rainbow
  • Three For Ascanio
small packet then deck change back color
Also published here 1976
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4)
Karl Fulves Substitutes seven black cards, four of them change to Aces
Variations 1976
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4)
Brother John Hamman Magician vs. Gambler ten card poker deal, hands transform multiple times, gaffed
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Edward Marlo Jumping Jacks selection caught between sandwich cards as deck is tossed on table, sandwich card transform
Related toVariations 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Edward Marlo, Arturo de Ascanio The Blocked Ascanio for thick blocks, aces change into kings
1976 24
Bob Haines Four Gone Conclusion two selected cards, four top cards are shown to be all alike, two of the disappear, the two left are now the selected cards
May 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Roy Walton Inflated Ace face-up Ace in center of deck changes to three kings, another King comes from center to top
Also published here Sep. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Roy Walton A Martian Plot story trick, black kings backs change color, they find their mates and the color of the back changes back
Also published here Sep. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Philip T. Goldstein Fingertip Poker
1976 5
Philip T. Goldstein Differential four Aces transform into Kings
1976 8
Philip T. Goldstein No-Gaff Differential four Aces transform into Kings
VariationsAlso published here 1976 10
Philip T. Goldstein Snap Differential four Aces transform into Kings
Related toAlso published here 1976 11
Jerry Andrus Super Change with Four Cards
1976 48
Bernard Bilis Red Mood Selection travels from between black Jacks to red Jacks. Jacks then change back color, then selection changes back color too.
1976 22
Harvey Rosenthal Camouflage Camouflaged as an observation test, king between aces, then one ace between kings
Inspired by 1976 2
Harvey Rosenthal Odd-Even-Odd Again four odd and four even cards on two piles, on the odd side are then the even cards and on the other side the four kings
Inspired by 1976 12
Alan Shaxon Twisted Psychometry three cards change into selections, with a display board
1976 23
Roy Walton Trigger Happy four kings on top change places with face up ace in the middle, finally backs change colors
Also published here 1976 7
David Berglas Jokers Wild three selections, three jokers turn into selections one by one, sample card turns out to be third selection
1976 41
Roger Smith Everybody Cuts the Aces Another Ending see reference, surprise transformation of Kings into Aces as Kings are produced again from deck
1976 3
Derek Dingle Illusion Aces Aces reverse between two Tens and change to Kings
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1976
Innovations (Issue 3)
Piet Forton Four Aces Go to Court four card change, one visibly with snap-over change
Related toVariations 1976 6
Rick Johnsson Armchair Travelers Aces travel to pockets and change back color, seated
1976 25
Dan Tong, Rick Johnsson The Japanese Aces quartet transformation, seated
1976 103
Edward Marlo Marlo's Impact combo using Aces, envelopes with holes, Kings, pockets
  • 1st method
  • 2nd method (With No Gaffed Envelopes)
Inspired byVariations 1977 11