771 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Packet Tricks
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To make Four Cards change from Eights to Twos, from Black to Red, etc. divided cards
1876 71
The Transforming Sevens divided cards
1889 137
Die verwandelten Könige No. 40, four Kings change into four Queens
1895 48
Die Chamäleon-Karten fan of four cards transforms multiple times, divided cards
1896 135
Französische Verwandlungskarte three Fives change into Aces, kind of wide-spread divided cards
1896 136
Adolf Brückmann Die Verwandlungskarten Nines change into Aces, wide-spread gaffs
Jan. 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1)
3
The Transforming Sevens four cards change several times, gaffed cards taken out of deck at the start
1911 108
Eric F. Impey A Turn Over Move one of three card transforms, featuring the secret turnover of a packet
1928 9
Four Sevens and Four Deuces divided cards
1938 489
Dai Vernon Solo Flight Aces as finale four cards change into Aces one by one
1940 254
Tom Sellers Birds and Cases packet trick with birds and cages on them
1943 28
George Sands Super Optical Illusion four blue backed cards reverse themselves and changes faces and backs, see p. 320 for comment
Related toVariations Dec. 1946 275
Mitchell Dyszel A Royal Drama story trick about Kings, transformation packet trick
Feb. 1947 291
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Poker Hand Routine pair of deuces changes into Royal Flush, backs change as well, partial rough-smooth
1948 3
William Larsen Larsen's Aces four Aces displayed as all Spades
Also published here
  • "The Error Aces" (Genii, Vol. 1 No. 1, Sept. 1936)
1948/27 127
Clayton Rawson, George Sands The Super Dooper Optical Illusion four blue backed cards reverse themselves and changes faces and backs, messages appear on back of cards
Related to Mar. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 10)
517
Edward Marlo Quick Sands cards turn over at once, front and backs change
1953 117
R. W. Ricarda Magia Blanca names of three selections appear on blank cards
Also published here
  • in "Aladin"
1955
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 2)
279
Neue Ideen aus magischer Literatur brief notes
  • gag with tie
  • idea by D'Hotel, glass behind bottle ?
  • stain on card becomes smaller, multiple transformation of cards
1956
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 2)
432
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)
8
J. Stewart Smith The Queen was There four red cards and one black card
1957
The New Phoenix (Issue 347)
215
Bill Elliott 3 Card Monkey Business packet trick with story presentation, blank card finale, or card with green face
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
3
Norman Houghton Two Faces of Eve four blank cards shown, two pictures of women appear with humorous presentation
Inspired by
  • Paul Estee packet trick
Mar. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 16)
19
Milton Kort Kort Kards monte packet trick with color changing backs
Inspired by
  • "Amaso" (Will de Sieve, marketed)
Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
19
Martin Gardner All The Non-Conformists named Ace is shown to have an odd back, demonstrated with multiple Aces
Related toVariationsAlso published here Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
29
Jochen Zmeck Der abgedankte König King changes into blank card with "I resigned", partial rough-smooth
Related to 1962 5
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Leichte Kartenverwandlung one card from a small packet changes, partial rough-smooth
1962 5
Arthur Rasper Mehrfache Kartenverwandlung four cards transform on both sides multiple times, partial rough-smooth in three sections
1962 6
Arthur Rasper Der Tempel der Venus three cards, some transformations with story presentation, partial rough-smooth in three sections
1962 7
Arthur Rasper Der halbe Zauberspruch three Tens of Hearts, one changes to a King, then it changes back half-way (divided card is shown openly), then back to a Ten
1962 9
James Steranko Monte Classica Ten through King of Spades cards change into four Jokers one by one, then back
1962 53
J. W. Sarles, Don Nielson A Problem in five-card packet the cards change in some way
Related toVariations Nov. 1967
Epilogue (Issue 1)
6
Piet Forton Color Change Aces Aces appear one by one in packet of blue backed cards, blue backed cards disappear, then Aces change into red backs
1967 9
Kartenverwandlung three cards shown, center card tabled, it changes, partial rough-smooth
1967 13
Jochen Zmeck Kartenverwandlung trotz anderer Rückseite three cards shown, center odd-backed card tabled, it changes, partial rough-smooth
Related to 1967 13
Arthur Rasper Sittenpolizei packet trick with story presentation, pin-up girl on card as finale, partial rough-smooth
1967 14
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Die verwandelte Dame pin-up girl on card as finale, partial rough-smooth
1967 16
Jochen Zmeck Die Kartenfabel Seven, Eight and Nine of Diamonds change into Aces, then into other cards, then back into original cards, story presentation, partial rough-smooth in three sections
Inspired by
  • "Die unzufriedenen Piks" (MAGIE)
1967 20
Jochen Zmeck Irrtum using picture card for children for transformation routine, partial rough-smooth
1967 22
Edward Marlo Two Card Monte routine with red and black Ace, as climax both are red
1968 24
Piet Forton Russische Damen cards appear, disappear and change color of backs, based on Elmsley Count
Also published here 1968 18
Bob Ostin The "Backward" Card Trick homing card, with back of cards
Related toAlso published here 1968 64
Bob Ostin The Travelling Joker Joker between two cards travels up and down and from pocket back between other cards
1968 79
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Confusion four Jokers, an odd-backed Ace of Spades appears, then its back transposes with one of the remaining Jokers
Variations 1968 6
Verne Chesbro, Larry West Jumping Jack Rabbit Card Jack of Hearts travels from bottom to top of packet multiple times, all shown to be Jokers
1968 11
Martin Gardner All the Non-Conformists named Ace is shown to have an odd back, demonstrated with multiple Aces
Also published here 1968 31
Roy Walton Restless Colors packet changes back colors multiple times
Inspired by Mar. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 5)
40
Robert (Bob) Hess Loser! spectators have to guess the high card in 4 card packet and are always wrong
Nov. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 7)
49
Roy Walton Colour Magic cards with rainbow backs
Inspired byAlso published here 1969 51
Jerry K. Hartman Imagin-Ace-tion aces all become AS, then back
Related to July 1970
Epilogue (Issue 9)
69
Dai Vernon The Changing Cards four cards turn over, change from queens to aces one by one, then their backs
Variations 1970 8
Robert E. Neale Infernal Machine eight cards with different men and women, dating presentation, anti-faros to produce requested cards, binary, see bottom of p. 341 for credit information, p. 420 for envelope suggestion by Cushing Strout
VariationsAlso published here June 1970 339
Paul Maurer Die Verwandlung von vier roten Karten in vier schwarze Karten four red cards change into four black cards
1970
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 31 No. 4)
68
Roger Smith Sympathetic Aces to Kings four Aces travel to one corner of newspaper, covered with two napkins, then Aces change into Kings
Aug. 1970
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 1)
1
Milton Kort Amaso Ala Kort small packet ambitious card sequence, color-changing back kicker
Inspired by
  • "Amaso" (William H. Wilson)
1970 27
Pavel The Spotted Card six colored spots vanish from cards an appear all together on previously blank card
1970 ca. 23
Harry Lorayne Four in One packet changes multiple times, inspired by a routine by Magic Christian
1971 272
Sam Leo Horowitz Master Card Routine routine of packet tricks, see following items
Autumn 1971
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio)
449
Roy Walton Chameleon Cards color changing backs small packet routine, four blue-backed queens and green joker shown, situation reverses, then queens become red-backed, see also p. 486
Inspired by
  • "Look An Illusion" (Larry Jennings, Genii Magazine)
Variations
Oct. 1971 464
Roger Smith The Worlds Most Complicated Card Trick With Two Cards cards turn blank, three cards
Feb. 1971
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 7)
9
Roger Smith Universal Stud Poker solution for posed problem by Karl Fulves, in five-card packet the cards change in some way, with variation
Inspired by June 1971
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 11)
5
Pavel Viereckige Kreise cards with different-colored circles on them, the circles change to squares
1971 14
Pavel Die Lachende Hasen packet trick with smiling and sad rabbits on cards, also involving two different back colors
1971 28
Howard Flint Marked Cards packed trick
Related to 1972 64
Larry West Black and Blue weird packet trick with letters
1972 66
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Surprising Jokers four jokers change backs, then deck
Variations 1972 68
Roy Walton Pocket Power five blank cards change to royal flush
Related to Mar. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 14)
116
David Bornstein El Blanco four blank cards get faces
Nov. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 16)
143
Gene Castillon Ladies sing the Blues three card twisting routine with color changing back kicker
Mar. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3)
18
Gene Castillon Jackpot monte type routine with transformation and money card travels to elsewhere as climax
Mar. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3)
19
Karl Fulves Mexican Monte monte/twist combo with unexpected/funny cards appearing
Related toVariations 1972 8
Karl Fulves Equilibrium two reds and two blacks face-up/face-down, the blacks become red one by one
1972 13
Fred Kaps I am in Debt Ace to Four, then cards are removed, always add up to ten
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1972 5
Brother John Hamman New Hue two Fives on table, four Queens change to red-backed and all red Queens, then blue-backed and black Queens, then back to green, then orange
Also published here Summer 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio)
539
Jerry K. Hartman Looking Glass Queens Joker amongst Queens packet takes on each Queen’s identity in succession, then vanishes from packet
Inspired by 1972 63
Dr. Jacob Daley Larsen and Wright Queens and Tens (Genii 8/37) No. 371, two black Queens and two black Tens shown, one Queen changes into a red one
Inspired by
  • "A Close-Up Color Change" (Genii, Vol. 1 No. 12, Aug. 1937)
1972 103
Karl Fulves The Looking Glass Aces five cards with Joker, which changes to four aces one at a time and vanishes, for credits see reference
Related toVariations 1973 22
Karl Fulves Impromptu Universal five cards with Joker, which changes to four aces one at a time and vanishes
Related to 1973 104
Karl Fulves Eerie Row four cards, duplicate of one of them is touched to packet and leaves "image" behind, repeated
Related toVariations 1973 111
Bill Logan Re-Confused
Inspired by Nov. 1973
Epilogue (Issue 19)
173
Karl Fulves Progressive Trap five cards move around and a back changes
Related toVariations 1973 8
Lin Searles Crossroader five-card poker hand spread face-down, center card is red-backed Queen of Spades, one card exchanged, now all have different colored backs
Autumn 1973
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio)
671
Joe DeStefano Chinatown Poker story packet trick
1973
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4)
1
Karl Fulves On Packet Tricks credit information
1973
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4)
2
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)
432
Edward Marlo Royal Monte Royal Flush to Four Tens to Royal Flush, ungaffed
Inspired by 1974 113
Edward Marlo Call it the -- showing three cards alike three times, then routined with transformation at the end, credit information for All Alike display with diminishing lift
1974 175
Michael Boden Marked packed trick with color changing deck
Related to 1974 5
Michael Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed Smeal
Inspired by 1974 10
Jim Lee Aces and Threes packet trick with hole in Ace as climax
1974 143
Gray Leese Uprising order of four cards changes
Mar. 1974
Epilogue (Issue 20)
187
Karl Fulves Drawback jokers change to royal flush
July 1974
Epilogue (Issue 21)
199
Sid Lorraine 4 Girls & a Janitor patter for Walton's "Chameleon Cards"
Inspired by Dec. 1974 828
Jerry K. Hartman Monkey Business’ Uncle Monte theme, two Aces of Hearts and one Ace of Spades become all Aces of Hearts, then all Aces of Spades, then back to original, then both Aces of Hearts change to Jokers to end
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1974 41
Jerry K. Hartman Monte Fooley three-card Monte, two red Queens and black Queen, black Queen is never where expected, one red Queen is eliminated and still black Queen cannot be located, finally other red Queen is eliminated and black Queen changes to an Ace
1974 43
Jack Avis The Sport Trick four blank cards, on one a picture of a girl appears and vanishes
Also published here Mar. 1975
Epilogue (Issue 23)
220
Jerry K. Hartman Bachanal four cards transform, combination with "Back to Back", see also Fulves' notes on page 243
Inspired byVariations 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 1)
239
Jerry K. Hartman Bachanal - Alternate Ending
Inspired by 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 1)
243
Larry Jennings Ala Elmsley
Inspired byRelated to 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2))
280
David A. Wright Elmsley Out-Sexed with pickup presentation
Inspired by June 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10)
113
Trevor Lewis High Jacked story trick, about a plane which was about to get hijacked
June 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10)
116
Phil Wye Blank Faces messages appear on blank cards
Oct. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2)
166
Peter Kane The Slightly Annoyed Card blue-backed Ace to Three, red-backed selection, blue cards change to duplicates of selection, then into red-backed Ace to Three, then normal again
Variations 1975 19
Karl Fulves You Have 3 Chances two red Deuces and black Four, transpositions between a Deuce and Four, then change to two black Fours and red Deuce, then Three black Fours
1975 25
Karl Fulves Three In The Hand two card monte, third card appears, double facer openly shown as finale
1975 42
Karl Fulves Tunnel Space tunnel turnover between two other cards, color changing back kicker
Inspired by
  • "The Vanishing Lady" (Harry Franke, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
1975 152
Karl Fulves Progressive Trap II two black Fives and three red cards change position when counted from hand to hand, black Fives transform as climax
Inspired by 1975 171
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase One four Jacks alternate, joker placed in middle, colors separate
1975 1
Roy Walton Montmartre cards in a packet reverses the same as in a leader packet, color changing back kicker
Also published here 1975 21
Stewart Judah Jack's Gone fan of three cards shown, center card turns over, then changes to blank card, see also p. 856
Inspired by
  • "The Bashful Queen" (Joe Berg)
Related to
Winter 1975
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two))
851
Jim Reilly Drei kleine Schweinchen story with three little pigs is told with twelve design cards with pictures
Also published here
  • Magigram, Feb. 1975
Nov. 1975
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1 & 2)
31
Gerald Kosky Blanks, Backs, Faces printing of nine blank cards
1975 38
Gerald Kosky Color-I-Tus colors appear on blank cards and vanish again, coin appears to be bendable
Inspired by
  • Nixon's "Chinese Coin Mystery"
Also published here
1975 218
Frank Garcia My Uncle's Card Trick homing card, four Kings and an Ace, four Aces and one King as a kicker
Also published here 1975 ca. 3
Dai Vernon Variations on the False Count "The Changing Cards", four of a kind turns over, then changes back and front
1976 1
Roy Walton A/Poker
  • Three For Ascanio
Also published here 1976
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4)
289
Karl Fulves Tunnel Vision gaffed cards change into ungaffed cards (magicians' magic)
1976
Epilogue (Issue Special No 5)
305
Karl Fulves Royal Blue in red-backed packet four Aces appear one by one, they have different backs
Inspired by 1976
Epilogue (Issue Special No 5)
308
Peter Kane The Blushing Jokers four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue again, red/blue double backer
Variations 1976
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 6)
72
Arturo de Ascanio Serpentine Aces "Aces Culebreates", various changes in 4-card packet
1976 7
Gene Castillon Monte Madness - Ladies sing the Blues
Inspired by 1976 32
Gene Castillon Jackpot
1976 33
Bernard Bilis Joking Illusion Jokers change back color, transpositions and then change back to original color
1976 5
Bernard Bilis Ladies and Gentlemen Four Jokers and a Queen change to Four Queens and a Joker. Backs change color
1976 39
Roy Walton Horse Sense ungaffed version, four cards
Inspired byAlso published here 1976 11
Karl Fulves Omega Aces five cards, four indifferent cards and an Ace, change to all Aces, two put in deck turn over, they change back color, two other Aces as well
1976
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #5)
933
José de la Torre The Simple Jumping Back three cards, one has an odd-colored back, then the odd-backed card is another card, back vanishes and more
Related to 1976 7
José de la Torre Double Back Surprise
1976 12
José de la Torre All Alike Jumping Back
1976 21
José de la Torre The Master Jumping Back three cards, one has an odd-colored back, then the odd-backed card is another card, back vanishes and more, version with more sleights
  • A Better Finale
  • Another Finale (David Lederman)
  • Patter
Related to 1976 23
Bob Ostin Backward Cards Trick homing card, with back of cards, variation of trick in Fingertip Fantasies, brief
Related to 1976 ca. 3
Larry Jennings Blank and Blue Five cards, Joker appears and changes backcolor
1977 27
Larry Jennings Look - An Illusion five cards change two times
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1977 31
Karl Fulves In Re Hofzinser Aces all transform at the end
1977 294
Martin A. Nash Pinochle Pinnacle see p. 448 for additional crediting
Inspired by 1977 235
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand five cards shown as Ace of Spades, then royal flush in hearts
Also published here 1977 107
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings
Inspired byAlso published here 1977 125
Jerry Mentzer Dirty Deal Revisited technical variation
Inspired by
  • "Dirty Deal" (Bruce Cervon, 1970, marketed item)
1977 139
Frank Garcia Confusing But Amusing five aces change into royal flush, two double facers
1977 48
Tom Ogden Quickswitch transformation routine with four cards, three double facers
Variations 1977 118
Tom Ogden Flip Flash four fives change into jokers one by one, three double facers
1977 119
Doug Alker One In Four
Inspired by Mar./Apr. 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8)
390
Philip T. Goldstein Transfourmation Aces transform into King, then backs change too
Inspired byAlso published here 1977 17
Jeff Busby Back to Back all backs with four cards, to four normal cards to all backs again
Related toVariations 1977 2
Jon Racherbaumer Introduction credit information on packet tricks in general
1977 2
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Culebreantes one Ace changes into Joker, Ace returns and Joker found in pocket, backs of all Aces change colors
Also published here 1977 62
Punx Abenteuer im Irrenhaus faces and backs of four cards change, story presentation, buckle count
1977 48
Juan Tamariz Las Nueve Cartas four cards turn over and changes backs and faces various times
  • 1. Las cartas se vuelven
  • 2. Transformación
  • 3. La Sorpresa del Comodin
  • 4. Cambios de dorso
  • Variante
1977 79
Jochen Zmeck Monte Sex two cards with pin-up girls, a small rose card is clipped to one, performer cannot follow one of the cards and rose motive changes to number "6"
Inspired by
  • "Double Impact" (Bud Dietrich, Dick Jarrow, marketed 1972)
1977 26
Eric Mason, Dominique Duvivier The Problem Is... four cards change places, look all alike, change color three times, losing their backs and are finally for different cards
June 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10)
585
Eric Mason Beau Ideal cards turn over and change back color
Aug. 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12)
606
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand card rises several time, all alike, royal flush as a kicker
Also published here 1978 3
Philip T. Goldstein Sidewinder three cards change front and back, with a sidewinder card
Also published here 1978 9
Philip T. Goldstein Sidewinder three cards change front and back
1978 8
Karl Fulves A word about small packet tricks
1978 43
Karl Fulves Factor Four "Still Counting"
card turns over in four-card packet, then changes into Jacks, then other cards change to Jacks, then card changes back to original selection, ungaffed
Variations 1978 1088
Karl Fulves Identi-Kit "Still Counting"
six red cards, after a lot of counting a named value changes to black
Related to 1978 1089
Sam Schwartz The Lazy Gambler pokerhand gets better multiple times, changes into Royal Flush as finale
Related to 1978 1097
Karl Fulves Funny Cards four jokers, two turn over, then all change to Aces
1978
Interlocutor (Issue 16)
60
David Britland Instant Printing four blank cards printed, different versions
1. Two by Two
2. All together
3. A Spanner in the Works (face pips are accidentally printed on back)
Inspired by
  • Peter Kane's "Blank Amazement"
1978 4
David Britland Supersonic Joker two red-backed blank cards, one blue-backed Joker, situation reverses
1978 8
David Britland An Oddity! three blank cards and a Joker, twisting and then all become Jokers
1978 10
David Britland Turncoat twisting with four Jacks of Diamonds, one red and three blue backed, back situation reverses, red/blue double backer
1978 12
Jerry K. Hartman Wild Forces Packet of four cards shown to be four Kings of Hearts, then four Kings of Spades, then four Jokers, "Quick 4 way"
1978 21
Jerry K. Hartman Back to Backanal four blank cards become all backs, then become four Aces
Related to 1978 23
Jerry K. Hartman Wile Card Four Jokers change to Ten, Jack, Queen, King of Spades to form a Royal Flush with a tabled Ace of Spades
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1978 26
Jerry K. Hartman Lost Face Four Jokers turn blank one by one
Inspired by
  • "5 Card Polka" (Phil Goldstein, marketed)
1978 29
Jerry K. Hartman Bold Over Four Jokers, two change backs, two become blank
Inspired by 1978 63
Jerry K. Hartman Second Blush Blue jokers change to red, then change back
Inspired byAlso published here 1978 72
Larry Becker Improved Haunted House story trick, five letter cards, different words with different letters are spelled
Variations 1978 69
Frank Garcia My Uncle's Card Trick homing card, four Kings and an Ace, four Aces and one King as a kicker
Also published here 1978 3
Fred Kaps Schulden Ace to Four, then cards are removed, always add up to ten
Also published here 1978 6
Roy Walton Universal Aces three Aces and Joker in packet, Joker changes into each of the Jokers so two of each are seen with each count, then Joker changes into fourth Ace
Inspired byAlso published here 1978 17
José de la Torre The Jumping Queen Queen of Spades vanishes from packet an appears in pocket, multiple phases, whole packet becomes Queens of Spades
1978 40
Ron Frost Follow Along two effects: instant twisting of four cards, color change front and back of four cards
Mar. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 3)
176
Gene Maze A Maze ing four aces change to blank cards, another blank card has now all four Ace indices
1979 15
Gordon Bruce, Roy Walton Packet Poker five Jokers change to royal flush
Related to May 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 5)
681
Dai Vernon, Jack Avis, Brother John Hamman, Jay Malbrough The Pinochle Caper four cards change several times
Inspired byAlso published here June 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6)
693
Philip T. Goldstein Newts four kings change into tens and aces and backs turn from red to blue to green
1979 1
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion I five black cards and one red card, when red card touches black card, they turn over and turn into red cards
1979 10
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion II Contagion I with different colored backs
1979 10
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion III faces vanish
1979 11
Karl Fulves The Faro Box Effect with card changing back color
1979 7
Karl Fulves Scam On Rye two black card between two reds, after a count it is two reds between two blacks, using extra card with cut-out section
1979 8
Karl Fulves The Hole Card Routine small packet blackjack sequence, at one point spectator gets "hole card" with actual hole
  • The Cheat Phase
  • The Finish
  • You Want Footnotes?
1979 15
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle backs of four cards change color, red/blue double backer
Related to 1979 2
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Exchange daley's last trick with color changing back kicker
1979 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Twist twisting four cards, one by one, with color changing back kicker
1979 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Elevator packet elevator with color changing back kicker
1979 5
Philip T. Goldstein Choice Print four blank cards change into selection one by one, and eventually back to blank
Related to 1979 6
Derek Dingle Gambler's Dream poker hand changes and twists, two double facers
Related to 1979
The Chronicles (Issue 24)
1295
Roy Walton Dagwood's Eats packet trick with story about sandwich, cards which symbolize meet end up in center, transformation of faces and backs as kicker
Also published here 1979 6
Piet Forton Russische Damen cards appear, disappear and change color of backs, based on Elmsley Count
Also published here 1979
Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Piet Forton Seminar)
21
Steve Beam Change-Up faces and backs of four cards change
Related to 1979 42
Roy Walton Farbmagie cards with different backs
Also published here Dec. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 3 & 4)
146
Edward Marlo The Future Classic Transition four Aces of Spades to Queens
1980 288
Roy Walton Detective Story packet has more sides than it should
Also published here Jan. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 1)
786
Peter Duffie "...And the Card Came Back" cards travel and tranform into royal flush
Mar. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3)
822
Walt Lees Four Blank Cards four blank cards are printed on both sides, four Kings
Related to 1980 13
Sam Schwartz All Red 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cards, then all eight cards change to red
Inspired byVariations 1980
The Chronicles (Issue 25)
1308
Karl Fulves Small Packet History credit information, E-Y-E count
1980
Interlocutor (Issue 41)
164
Karl Fulves Fooled & Fooled Again No. 3, three different-colored cards under handkerchief, two removed, last one transforms, sucker element
1980 3
Arturo de Ascanio Ases Culebreantes - Die "Schlange"-Asse one Ace changes into Joker, Ace returns and Joker found in pocket, backs of all Aces change colors
Also published here 1980 16
David A. Wright The Six Maniac blank cards change into selection, with nude picture cards
1980
The Talon (Issue 6)
85
Fred Lowe Zeitlupen-Kümmelblättchen
Inspired by
  • "Slow Motion 3-Card Trick" (Clayton Rawson, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
Aug. 1980
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2)
66
Ken Brooke, Corvello The Blonker Cards of Ken Brooke eleven-card packet, spectator names number up to ten, card at that position is removed, performer finds mate, all other cards are blank
Also published here 1980 140
Ken Brooke Edward Victor's E-Y-E Trick letter cards
Also published here 1980 150
Ken Brooke A Clip of a Climax for Edward Victor's "EYE"
Also published here 1980 154
Oliver Mackenzie, Ken Brooke Drink Trick story presentation, design cards
Also published here 1980 155
Johnny Cooper Kooper's Konfusing Kards packet trick with Aces, red and blue backs, spectator cannot follow the suits
1980 22
Roy Johnson Pokerrocker five all-backs cards change into poker hand
Also published here
  • Everyman Cards, 1979
1980 15
Roy Johnson Printex four blank cards get printed
Also published here
  • Feature 3, 1979
1980 35
Michael Powers Four Card Monte
Variations Nov. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 11)
557
Jon Racherbaumer Spirit Production and Transposition four blue-backed jokers, two red-backed selections, then confusing packet trick magic
1981 64
Jim Ryan The Twins
Related to 1981 10
Karl Fulves Packet Poker no-deck version of "Hocus Poker"
Related to 1981 59
Karl Fulves Hokus Poker Jr. Ace to four of Clubs shown with fifth face-down card, spectator names one of the Clubs and when packet is turned over the face-down card is the named one, it changes back color and the other cards to Aces, posed as problem
Related to 1981 61
Jack Avis Impromptu Mexican monte/twist combo with black aces and black five, then all change to red Aces and red five, then all four Aces
Inspired by 1981 62
Karl Fulves Pentacle Poker
  • Poker Problem #7
stud poker situation and hole card changes several times and then vanishes, rest changes into Aces
Related to 1981 64
Allan Ackerman Panic at the Poker Table
Inspired by 1981 29
Magic Ronnay, Fred Castle The Sympathetic Cards Packets of cards turn face up/down when cards are swapped around, then they change to Jokers, and then shown to have all different backs
1981 10
Karl Fulves Mexican IV monte/twist combo with four Ace finale
Inspired by 1981 1
Philip T. Goldstein Printing History four blank cards, four times one King among three blanks, then four Kings
Also published here Oct. 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6)
105
Walt Lees Five of a Kind four Jacks counted as five identical Jacks
1981 21
Juan Tamariz La Mitologica Leyenda de los Centauros del Desierto Fascinados por los Cantos de las Sirenas de la Mar Oceano packet trick, four cards with centaurs and mermaids appear
1981 29
James G. Thompson Jr. Punktum! routine with blank cards and colored spots/circles on them
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Parade 1967
Jan. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 4)
146
Walt Lees Hexenjagd story presentation with images on cards
Oct. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 3)
110
Roy Walton Colour Magic cards with rainbow backs
Also published here 1981 43
Roy Walton Horse Sense ungaffed version, four cards
Also published here 1981 144
Roy Walton Montmartre cards in a packet reverses the same as in a leader packet, color changing back kicker
Also published here 1981 162
Roy Walton Dagwood's Eats packet trick with story about sandwich, cards which symbolize meet end up in center, transformation of faces and backs as kicker
Also published here 1981 169
Jochen Zmeck Das Spukhaus story trick, four letter cards, different words with different letters are spelled
Inspired by 1981 10
Geoffrey Latta Four What? four Aces change into selection one by one, then into Kings
Also published here 1981 3
Edward Marlo Jump-suit Transformation double facers, Daley's last with transformation kicker
Variations 1982 161
Francis Pelkey Universal Twist all aces change to selection, double facer
Aug. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 8)
663
Philip T. Goldstein Ascension transformation kicker
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1982 473
John Fells, Ramon Varela Three Into One Won't Go three Ace of Clubs shown, faces and backs change (using a three-on-one gag card), adapted from Ramon Varela (Misdirection magazine, 1964)
Jan. 1982
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1)
976
Larry Jennings Uni-Flection four Jokers turn into first selection, then back to Jokers, into second selection and back to Jokers again
Related toAlso published here 1982 1
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker four fours with face-down card in middle shown, packet turned over to show "hole card" which is also a four, then other four cards change to aces, using diagonally divided cards
Related to 1982 3
Karl Fulves Color Focus "Hocus Poker" in which hole card changes back color
1982 8
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker IV
1982 11
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker - Simple
1982 14
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker V
1982 16
Karl Fulves Hocus Notus note on previous trick
1982 19
Karl Fulves Hocus Poker - Again using step gaff with four indices, including variation "With A Borrowed Deck"
1982 20
Sam Schwartz Las Vegas Straight hole card Nine of Hearts, other cards almost make it a straight flush in hearts, other cards change to Clubs, then hole card to Ace of Clubs
effect by Fulves, method by Schwartz
Variations 1982 1
Karl Fulves Reference Notes credit information on previous trick
1982 2
Karl Fulves Atlantic City Stud handling variation
Inspired by 1982 4
Ray Mertz Mirror Twist backs of four fours change colors, then faces change into mirrors
1982 27
Mike Schwartz Fast Four poker hand of two pairs instantly changes into four Tens
1982 1
Stephen Tucker Simplex four-card packet, a card (Four of Diamonds) changes back and one corner so it predicts the Three of Diamonds
Aug. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16)
295
Al Smith Twisted Nerve! Jack, Queen, King and Ace, twisting the Aces type, then Ace changes into other cards and all cards are changing into the Ace and back to normal again
Nov. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 19)
364
Stephen Tucker Rubic Cube Mystery cards with printed sides of shuffled rubik's cube, change to sides of solved cube
Dec. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20)
390
Philip T. Goldstein On the Beach transformation of backs of four cards, one by one
1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas))
45
Stephen Tucker Free! blank card climax
1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas))
49
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand Ace of Spades rises several time, all alike, royal flush as a kicker
Also published here 1982 8
John Miller, Jerry Mentzer Turncoat Kings
Also published here 1982 54
Peter Kane The Four Flusher poker hand with four Spades and a Heart, changes into four Hearts and a Spade
1982 64
Peter Kane The Court Jesters four blue-backed Jokers change to red-backed Jokers, red/blue double backer
1982 145
Jon Racherbaumer Any-Floor Elevator small packet ambitious routine with change to kings kicker
Inspired by 1983 76
David Tropeano Universal Chameleons cards' backs change, mirror back
Feb. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 2)
737
Bob Jardine Serendipity Kings and Queens are laid out, little transposition effect, Kings change to Aces, ungaffed
Variations Feb. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 2)
741
Philip T. Goldstein High Protean fronts and backs change
Aug. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 8)
814
Brother John Hamman The Pinochle Trick ungaffed, Gemini Count
Related toVariationsAlso published here Oct. 1983
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14)
130
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn four jokers turn into aces
Nov. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2)
1172
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn II
Nov. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2)
1172
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn III
Nov. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2)
1173
Philip T. Goldstein Avanturn IV
Nov. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2)
1173
Karl Fulves Overthrow two kings turn over between jokers, then three Kings, then four Kings, they change to Aces
1983 6
Jon Racherbaumer An Apparitional Bit of Nonsense five cards change two times
Inspired byVariations 1983
Facsimile (Issue 1)
37
Geoffrey Latta Four What? four Aces change into selection one by one, then into Kings
Also published here 1983 69
David Britland First Time Ever! red card among black cards reappears in packet several times, then all cards change into the same red card and eventually all cards are black again
Mar. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 23)
446
David Britland Roundabout elongated and with story presentation
Inspired byAlso published here Apr. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24)
470
Stephen Tucker The Inner Limits Queens transposition, then named Queen vanishes and other Queens change into a card with a star on it
1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3)
16
Paul Brignall A Load Of..... blank cards with stickers
Inspired byVariations 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3)
23
Stephen Tucker So These Must Be...
Inspired by 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3)
41
Stephen Tucker Suspicion cards turn blank
1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3)
48
David Britland Poker Face
Inspired byVariations 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3)
49
Stephen Tucker Sleeve Kings? four Sixes change into Kings, Sleeve Aces presentation
Inspired byVariations May 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 25)
491
Stephen Tucker Diskus circle dots on card vanish and appear
Inspired by June 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26)
502
Paul Brignall Knocknock! story trick, transformation of cards ends with four nude backs
Inspired by
  • David Britland's "Spectrum"
July 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27)
529
Alex East Vario: 6 four cards
Inspired by
  • Stephen Tucker's "Freebie V1" in Tucker's "Four Your Eye's Only"
July 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 27)
530
Bill Worsley Straight to the Heart printing of four blank cards
Aug. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 28)
547
Bill Worsley We 3 Queens? Jokers turn into Queens, also backs change
Dec. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32)
622
Frank Simon Keep on Cloning
Inspired by 1983