893 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation
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Unknown To Distinguish the Court Cards by Touch preparing by "bending" edges slightly upwards with knife
Modern Magic 69
Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards red-black application
Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown Durch einen Griff die schwarzen Karten von den roten zu trennen No. 31, deck shown shuffled, colors separated with one cutting action
Der Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Rouge et noir No. 19, bridge crimp to tell whether a card is red or black
Der Kartenkünstler 24
Unknown Die geheimnisvollen Würfel
  • two dice thrown and sum counted to repeatedly until deck is divided in two halves, they're separated in red and black
  • red and black separation by performer without dice but crimp or punch instead
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 110
Unknown Das präparierte Kartenspiel "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
making a stripper deck, applications: finding selections, Aces or separating reds and blacks
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 147
Unknown Das Kartensortieren performer sorts the shuffled into number and court cards without looking at the faces, using the principle that picture cards have more ink on them that (in those days) clings to the card underneath, impromptu rough-smooth
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 65
Jack Merlin Reds and Blacks red and black cards are shuffled and separated again
Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin Another Red and Black Effect a red card and a black card are selected, after the shuffle the deck is separated and in one hand are all red cards and the black selection and in the other hand vice versa
Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Jack Merlin A Routine of Sleights at the Card Table
  • cards in spectator's pocket, card fished out very fast
  • second and bottom dealing expose
Merlin at the Card Table 2
Unknown The Red and the Black colors shown separated, deck shuffled, still separated
Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 60
Theodore Annemann Red or Black?
Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 14
Unknown To Separate the Red Cards from the Black basic stripper deck application
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 263
Charles T. Jordan Positions Unknown named cards are produced and deck separated into colors, stacked stripper deck
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 273
Theodore Annemann Red or Black one-way backs
Related to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 161
Jack Vosburgh "Fifth Column" political story presentation
Related to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 675
Walter B. Gibson Like Seeks Like 3&3, precursor to Oil & Water using glide
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 91) 569
Nate Leipzig From the Pen of Leipzig two shuffled decks are covered with handkerchiefs, performer removes a card with each hand, they match
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7) 1
Bob Hummer The Magic Separation face-up and face-down cards are shuffled, performer separates cards behind back so one pile consists of same amount of face up cards as the other, see Collected Secrets for variations
VariationsAlso published here Half-A-Dozen Hummers 3
Edward Marlo, Jean Hugard Do As I Do - U Can't Unless I Want U 2 eight cards for performer and spectator, basically oil&water effect, two methods, Hugard's and Marlo's
Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 37
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 317
Eddie Clever The "Red and Black" Effect one red and several black cards are put in envelopes, magician identifies red
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 203
Arthur H. Buckley The Four Bandits Expermient No. 43 - jacks are produced, inserted in middle and come to top, deck is separated in reds and blacks
Card Control 213
Warren Wiersbe, Bob Hummer Double Separation packet shuffled face-up face-down, then statement over condition made and colors separated
Inspired by Mental Cases With Cards 11
Roger Barkann Follow the Leaders routine with red/black effects
  • prediction of red / black relationship (Phoenix No. 1)
  • Out of this World (not explained)
  • Follow the Leader (not explained)
  • Slop Shuffle Color Separation
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 102) 409
Bob Hummer Hummer's 18 Card Mystery spectator takes eighteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and divines the amount of reversed cards, see Collected Secrets for links to variations
Also published here Face Up Face Down Mysteries 1
Bob Hummer Hummer's Swindle spectator takes sixteen cards and turns over the top two cards and cuts the pile behind his back, that step is repeated as often as he likes, then the performer takes the cards behind his back and without looking reverses all cards back in order
Also published here Face Up Face Down Mysteries 2
Bob Hummer The Lonely Card CATO routine, cards turned face up, performer takes packet behind back and reverses all cards except selection
VariationsAlso published here Face Up Face Down Mysteries 2
Arthur H. Buckley Dealing from the Bottom mentioning the idea to deal bottoms to all players except oneself and performing OOTW with bottom deals
Related toVariations Card Control 105
Jack Potter 3 Jacks Every Time three jacks are laid alternated with indifferent cards and come to the top, as a prelude to "3 Jack & a Pat" by Weisbecker
Related toAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 125) 503
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 2 decks with colors separated is mixed, yet the colors stay separated
Watch This One! 55
Paul LePaul Color Segregation
The Card Magic of Le Paul 169
John Scarne The Scarne Puzzle original six-card version
Related to Controlled Miracles 21
U. F. Grant Grant's Follow the Leader ten red and ten black cards mixed together, separate again, a bit unclear with dealing
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 10
Edward Marlo Marlo's Janus some red and ten cards are mixed, spectator deals them on face-up cards on table, all color match, double facers, see also p. 837
Variations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 206) 822
John Scarne Separating Red and Black Cards No. 18, Performer separates face up/down packet into reds and blacks
Scarne on Card Tricks 38
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme No. 47, Cards mixed face up/down, spectator separates face up/down, as well as red/black
VariationsAlso published here Scarne on Card Tricks 83
George Schindler Sealed Penetration deck is sealed and put in spectator's pocket, performer fishes card out very fast
Related to The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 237) 949
Toni Koynini Can't See! "A Complete Act"
performer genuinely blindfolded, performer feels various qualities of cards
  • Picture Sense (all court cards sorted out during deal-through)
  • Now the Suits
  • Aces High
  • Reds and Blacks
  • Any Card! (any number card named, performer locates it while dealing through packet)
  • Out of this World (no longer blindfolded)
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 12
Bill Simon Call to the Colors
Related toVariationsAlso published here Effective Card Magic 79
Gustave Bollag Further Out of this World with rainbow deck
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 257) 1029
Edward Marlo Janus some red and ten cards are mixed, spectator deals them on face-up cards on table, all color match, double facers
The Cardician 17
Bill Simon Water & Oil 4&4
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 293) 1170
Dr. Jacob Daley Rouge et Noir five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Variations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1146
William Zavis Footnotes on Rouge et Noir different card switches
Inspired byRelated to The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 293) 1172
Edward Marlo Sense of Touch crimp
The Cardician 4
Edward Marlo Oil and Water 4&4, two extra cards
VariationsAlso published here The Cardician 111
William Zavis More Footnotes on: Rouge et Noir with two royal flushes
Inspired byRelated to The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 299) 1196
Bob Hummer Matching the Colors Deck shuffled face up and face down, magician can separate into two piles containing the same number of face up cards. Alternative is to shuffle red and black cards.
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 17
Bob Hummer, Oscar Weigle Hummer's Reversal Mystery CATO trick, magician can name correctly number of face up cards after cut and turn over procedure. Oscar Weigle variation: colors are also separated
Variations Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 17
Edward Marlo 76-76-67-67 no selection, using faro shuffle, with variation that ends in red-black separated deck
Related to Faro Notes 29
William P. Miesel Another Impromptu Out of this World doing Miraskill for separating red and black cards
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 6) 7
Dai Vernon Colour Separation four red and black cards are separated behind the back, crimp
Inner Secrets of Card Magic 14
Dai Vernon Oil and Water 4&4, extra cards
Related toVariations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 20
Dai Vernon Wedge Break Displacement
Variations More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 22
Cliff Green General Delivery - Cards to the Pockets six cards, red black alternating, vanish and reappear color-separated from two different pockets
Professional Card Magic 134
Harry Lorayne Out of this Universe some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really OOTW effect
Related toVariations Close-up Card Magic 80
Jochen Zmeck Medium partial rough-smooth, red and black alternate, then force blocks, three phases:
1. spectator says if top card is red or black, he is always right
2. spectator names position of a given card, the card is at that position
3. performer put unknown card in pocket, spectator divines it
Related to Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 18
Edward Marlo Color Eliminator color reflects on back of other card or nail polish on fingertip
Related to Estimation 35
Bill Edwards Out of this World II partial rough-smooth
Also published here
  • Abracadabra No. 698, p. 344, 1959
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 26
Edward Marlo Follow Up red black separation of deck
The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 4
Dr. James Hoy O.O.T.W. Climax with two selections in opposite colored packets
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 393) 400
U. F. Grant, Harry Lorayne Impromptu Out of this World no credit
My Favorite Card Tricks 26
Paul Curry Out of this World
Magician's Magic 239
Paul Curry Chapter Thirteen: The Mind Reels Henry Green performing Out of this World for Winston Churchill
Magician's Magic 237
Karl Fulves The Red Queen's Move spectator guesses red or black, red-black pairs formed on table, see also p. 864 for credit information
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 42
Dai Vernon Black and Red Puzzle Small packet version (false dealing)
Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 37
Eddie Taytelbaum Oil and Water 2&2
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 292
Herb Zarrow Oil and Water Phase 3&3
Deck-Sterity 95
Roy Walton Color - Sense eight indicator cards distributed on table, deck shuffled in four packets, then distributed on top of those eight cards, the piles match the indicator card in color
Related to
  • correction on p. 86
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 84
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variation
Related to
  • p. 116 for comment by Fred G. Taylor, Fulves and backdating to 1958
  • "You Did It" (T.S. Ransom, Ibidem #16, p. 11)
  • Follow Me (Karl Fulves, 1997)
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 99
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4 odd-backed, red-backed faces change to black as finale
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 140
Harry Lorayne Faro Blockbuster 3&3, as climax the cards are reversed in deck, some faro shuffles, then deck is separated in red and blacks
Deck-Sterity 92
Harry Lorayne Out of this World Memory presentation for OOTW as memory stunt
Deck-Sterity 55
Fred Becker Out of this World Variant really shuffled
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 110
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky Die Roten und die Schwarzen red and black separation by touch, whole deck corner-shorted
The Astor-Deck 5
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Influential Pairs two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 171
Paul Swinford Opus Thirteen Gilbreath Principle & Faro Shuffle, new deck order
Faro Fantasy 37
Robert Page All But One CATO red black separation routine, p. 241 for further reference
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 197
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge red-black separation after riffle shuffle with location combo, gilbreath
Epilogue (Issue 5) 37
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cards
Related to The Cardiste (Issue 13) 21
Ben Christopher Status Quo reds and blacks separated, they stay separated despite shuffling, then done with small packet (4 & 4)
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 248
Ernest Heldman Out of this World Clean-up
Hierophant (Issue 1) 27
Don Nielsen, Karl Fulves Nor Eyes To See With
  • performer finds red card in black packet behind back
  • circled number on paper is divined behind back
  • set time on watch revealed behind back
fiber optic tube, see also p. 320 for idea by Harold Bester, p. 644 & p. 728 for comments by Syd Bergson & Karl Fulves
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 291
Roy Walton Oil and Queens transformation kicker
Variations The Devil's Playthings 15
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by George McLean & George Blake
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 257
Aldini, Ronald Haines Color Affinity Out of this World
Roughingly Yours 13
John Hamilton Instant Oil 4&4 (based on a Marlo 3&3 handling from Ibidem)
Epilogue (Issue 8) 64
Edward Marlo Dealing in Oil and Water 4&4, Benzais' Cop, dated 1962
Advanced Fingertip Control 140
Jack Posetary No Mirror reading colors of cards, whet thumbnail as shiner, see also p. 411
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 389
Roy Walton Friendly Persuasion separating in suits, unusual procedure
Hierophant (Issue 3) 125
Karl Fulves Small World stripper deck
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Third Supplement) 87
Larry Jennings Even Money pairs of cards given to spectator, he finds it impossible to guess color of any card, see also p. 420 for comment by Trevor Dawson
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 347
Roy Walton Divided We Stand kind of small-packet OOTW
Inspired byRelated to Epilogue (Issue 8) 61
Paul Swinford Trilemma combo with selection and number, 33 cards
Related to More Faro Fantasy 16
Ron Ferris Dynamite with red black separation climax
Expert Card Chicanery 23
Lin Searles Moracle packet cut off and reduced to one card via reverse faros, this card predicted and four Aces on top of discard piles, see also p. 486 for comment by Charles Hudson
Inspired byRelated toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 430
Peter Kane Red Oil - Blue Water 4&4, mixing climax
Another Card Session with Peter Kane 2
Sam Leo Horowitz Oil & Water Aces and Queens
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 450
Karl Fulves Someone Like You eight-card packet, spectator tries red-black separation, the score of hits and misses is looked up in an index of possible scores, on the correct score the spectator is described in detail
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 407
Lin Searles M/Separation 4&4, using the Monge Shuffle
Epilogue (Issue 12) 89
Sam Leo Horowitz Honeycutt Plus Queens and Kings are paired, yet separate again
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 452
Roy Johnson Un-Worldly
Second Time Around 35
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought
Related to The Book of Numbers 12
Karl Fulves Technicolor Thought divided deck location, then set-up for "No Mirror"
Related to The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 16
Karl Fulves Technicolor Shuffle cutting to red cards, secret strip out condition
The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 19
Fred G. Taylor Sleeper spectator notes bottom card and pockets it along with next nine cards of same color, then performer finds cards of opposite color
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 7) 419
Harry Lorayne The Fantastic Deal Jog red/black separation except named quartet (aka "The Great Divide")
Related toVariations The Great Divide 1
Roy Walton Coincidence in Colour
Variations Tale Twisters 3
Roy Walton An Illogical Conclusion four red cards are changed with four face down cards on the table one by one, cards in the hand remain always red and spectators assume face down cards are red too, they are shown to be black eventually
Tale Twisters 5
Unknown Downer down-under location from twenty card packet, only odd-colored card in one half
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 528
Karl Fulves Unmix 2&2
Mexican Monte 12
Don Reavis A Red & Black Separation
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 139
Karl Fulves Maximum Leader 2&2 oil water, twisting, then all backs change to various colors
Mexican Monte 18
Edward Marlo Rouge et Noir four red, four blacks
Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 85
Martin Gardner Color Thot spectator pushes out twenty-six cards from tabled spread
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 488
Brother John Hamman Suit Yourself even suits match
Inspired byVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 540
Roy Walton Isolator card selected, cards dealt in two piles by spectator, colors separated except selection, faro
Variations Epilogue (Issue 19) 175
Gene Finnell Red and Black Challenge "Magnetic Colors" as set-up for divided deck location
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 63
Gene Finnell Strictly to Enhance Your Imagination Aces lost and found, then two selections found and deck separated into reds and blacks, faro
Related to Gene Finnell's Card Magic 36
Karl Fulves Random Notes (2) miniature Oil & Water
Packet Switches (Part Two) 108
Karl Fulves Technicolor Oddity four reds and four blacks are mixed in various ways (klondike shuffle, under/over shuffle), yet separate
Variations Notes From Underground 7
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variation
Also published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 2
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Influential Pairs two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated
Related to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 10
Gene Finnell Magnetic Colors Variation starting on bottom of page
Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 65
Gene Finnell Influential Pairs Variation
Related to Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 66
Marvin Johnson Logical Odd Event two selections found and red-black separation
Inspired by Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 77
Karl Fulves Camouflage all cards black as kicker, see also p. 57
Packet Switches (Part Two) 98
Karl Fulves Oil & Water 5&5, cards alternate at climax
Related to Notes From Underground 3
Unknown Oops Again reversing the centre card to eliminate counting
Super Subtle Card Miracles 109
Cicardi Emotions using cards with the words 'quick' and 'dead'
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 91) 452
Edward Marlo "For Faro Shuffler Only" deck is separated in reds and blacks, a faro is shuffled, colors still separated
Marlo's Objectives 23
Karl Fulves Four Gone 4&4, oil and water type routine, unequal transpo kicker
Variations Notes From Underground 53
Martin Gardner Color Thot
Inspired byAlso published here Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 81
Roy Walton Choosy Choice spectator guesses suits correctly
Inspired by Card Script 28
Walt Lees Cull-A-Separation a red card and a black card are reversed in the deck and attract the other cards of the same color
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 46
Michael Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath
Also published here Card Cavalcade II 90
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #7 cards openly separated into suits, then shuffled together fairly with riffle shuffle, yet red-black colors remain separated
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 790
George Sands Criss Cross Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
credit information, see also p. 812 for Marlo claim
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Unbeatable" (George Sands, Sep. 1951, p. 14)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 816
Karl Fulves Color Blind no-palm handling of Criss Cross, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it, see p. 1053 for comment
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 1) 822
Paul Curry The Problem Of Card 13 spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317)
Paul Curry Presents 1
Edward Marlo Return to Colors red black separated deck is mixed a bit and still separated
The Unexpected Card Book 142
Paul Curry The World Revisted some credit information and the classic routine
Paul Curry Presents 91
Paul Curry Best Of Possible Worlds
Paul Curry Presents 94
Karl Fulves Retrospective column about hard to find tricks, comments on OOTW
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 724
Edward Marlo, Brother John Hamman Double Surprise version of Hamman's "Mumble Jumble", partial rough-smooth
The Unexpected Card Book 42
Paul Curry Mindmaster spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they are mixed or have the same color
Paul Curry Presents 100
Paul Curry Odds And Evens spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total
Paul Curry Presents 106
Fred Robinson Spectator Magician Plus
Related toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 33
Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves Lose or Win Proposition sixteen cards, pair arrangement
Inspired by The Unexpected Card Book 92
Edward Marlo The Gaffed Proposition sixteen cards
Inspired by The Unexpected Card Book 96
Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves Favorite Routine and Procedure sixteen cards
Inspired by The Unexpected Card Book 97
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme with face-up/face-down mix of twenty cards behind spectator's back
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 724
Karl Fulves Addenda handling variation
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 725
Martin Gardner, Clayton Rawson Further Ideas
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 726
Ronald B. Edwards Even Money World
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 745
Arthur Finley Kings and Queens Kings and Queens mixed up behind back, performer can bring out King/Queen of same suit, then later separate them into Kings and Queens
Magic With Faucett Ross 214
Karl Fulves Strike/Oil 4&4, unconventional
Related to Epilogue (Issue 24) 229
Karl Fulves The Basic Color Upset 4&4
Methods with Cards — Part 2 98
Paul Curry Never in a Lifetime two shuffled halves, magician does the same as spectator, both separate cards into red and black
Also published here Never in a Lifetime 1
William P. Miesel Mini Oil and Water 2&2, four phases
Also published here Card Cavalcade 3 96
Karl Fulves Red/Black Mystery 4&4 alternated, separated in four and four, a fifth card added to each group makes whole group red and black
Methods with Cards — Part 1 10
Karl Fulves Calculated Colors 3&3 or 4&4, weird mixing procedure, "mathematical oil & water"
Variations Methods with Cards - Part 3 208
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase One four Jacks alternate, joker placed in middle, colors separate
Kannibal Kards 1
Karl Fulves Other Suggestions (A) 2&2 oil and water
(B), (C) & (D) suggestions for cannibal themed tricks
Kannibal Kards 7
Francis Carlyle Out of this World Tips and Bits of Business
The Magic of Francis Carlyle 74
Edward Marlo Color Sense seeing with fingertips, red / black, shuffled deck in case, reflection on card case
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 121) 602
Roy Walton Earthbound with ten cards
Variations Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 103
Unknown The Red and the Blacks separating red and black cards
The Big Book of Magic 94
Al Stevenson, Stewart Judah Stripper Deck Location Color separation with two selections
Also published here Subtle Card Magic: Part One 30
Nick Trost Kings and Queens Royale
Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 19
Jon Racherbaumer Technicolor Oil & Water with general comments on the plot
Lecture Notes 1 18
Edward Marlo Dissertation on Oil and Water credit information
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 143
Jerry Andrus The Psychiatric Shift separating four face up cards from for face down cards
Andrus Card Control 37
Harvey Rosenthal Yet Another Technicolor Oddity five reds and five black cards
Inspired byRelated to Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 15
Ken Beale Apartheid II 3&3
Related to
  • "Apartheid" (Ibidem)
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 291
Jon Racherbaumer Oil & Water credit information
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 45
Jon Racherbaumer The Veeser Phase 4&4
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 48
Edward Marlo Early Oil & Water 5&5, then more cards
Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 49
Gene Castillon, Jon Racherbaumer The Floating Phase 4&4
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 55
Jon Racherbaumer Obiter Dictum comments on Oil & Water and Hofzinser connection "The Magic Separation"
Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 56
David Solomon "Conditioned Oil and Water" 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 158
Edward Marlo "Further Dissertation on Oil and Water" more on crediting and history, with letters to George Sands, Bruce Elliott
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 160
Edward Marlo 3rd Phase (Oil and Water) 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 165
Edward Marlo, David Solomon "Oil and Water" 4&4, three phases
Inspired by
  • "Wild Root" (Ibidem)
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 166
Nick Trost Three Jacks - Three Aces Separation type of effect
Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 5
Karl Fulves Snapblack 2&2, first oil&water phase, then twisting phase, then all become black
Related to Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 306
Karl Fulves Oil & Water
  • Tri It (3&3 separation)
  • X3 (3&3 mixing phase)
  • The Primaries (4&4 mixing phase)
Related to Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 311
Alex Elmsley, Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Oil Slick & Water Wonderful 4&4, alternation climax
Related to Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 4) 46
Philip T. Goldstein More Oil, More Water 4&4, four phases
Also published here Classic Tackler 12
Edward Marlo "Cutesey Climax"
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 156
Edward Marlo Oil and Water plus Climaxes 4&4, routine with all black climax
Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 148
Shigeo Futagawa Japanese Ace Trick Oil and Water effect with two red Aces and two black Aces
Subtle Card Magic: Part One 22
Roy Walton Denary Deceit packet out of this world with the help of a ten
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 309
Edward Marlo Miracle Call to Colors
Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 229
David Carré The Card Expert multiphase routine, fullstack
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 6) 366
Edward Marlo Bluff Call to Colors "Group Count"
Variations Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 226
Martin A. Nash Colors On The March see p. 449 for additional crediting
Also published here Any Second Now 275
Karl Fulves Quinary Colors five reds and five blacks are shuffled, one color penetrates table
Packet Switches (Part Four) 214
Karl Fulves Color Flash spectator shuffles small packets
Packet Switches (Part Four) 254
Gene Maze Manhattan Transfer 3&3, two phases
Packet Switches (Part Five) 342
Philip T. Goldstein Deca Oil & Water 5x5
Scattershot 9
Ng Bo "The Great Wong" Oen Slow Motion Oil & Water 3&3, one extra
Innovative Magic No. 1 7
Bob Farmer, Bert Allerton, Jerry Mentzer Jazz Pieces - Body & Soul a red and a black jumbo card are cut into four pieces, the pieces change places, oil and water, missing part of the description is published in "Jazz Pieces"
Related to Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 2) 476
Juan Tamariz The Oil and Water of Tamarix 4&4, two phases
Variations Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 3) 484
Philip T. Goldstein Mixtant colors mix 4&4
Also published here Scattershot 9
Philip T. Goldstein Up & Down Mixtant 4&4 cards mix face up and face down
Also published here Scattershot 10
Paul Curry, John Scarne Scarne's Psychic Experiment
Special Effects 71
Paul Curry The Charm Of Luck a talisman influences the outcome
Special Effects 74
Dai Vernon Vernon's Oil & Water 4&4, five phases
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1029
Unknown Out of this World Variation small packet
Card Cavalcade Four 99
Brother John Hamman 2 Shuffles Harry red black kicker
VariationsAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 85
Frederick Braue A Routine
Fred Braue on False Deals 18
Erhard Liebenow Open Color Separation red card shuffled into black cards and eventually separate again
Liebenow On Cards 18
Jon Racherbaumer Push-thru Failure Triumphs
Arch Triumphs 29
Father Cyprian The Spectrum Effect two card prediction from half the deck, all other cards red
Inspired by
  • "Colorincidentally" (Tony Chaudhuri, "Bedazzled!", 1977, p. 31)
The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1085
Stewart Judah Rot-Schwarz-Stripper-Kartenfinden Color separation with two selections
Also published here Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 105
Frederick Braue The Braue Handlings twelve cards, seconds and bottoms
  • Six and Six alternating
  • Alternating to Pairs
  • Alternating to Triplets
  • Pairs to Alternating
  • Pairs to Triplets
  • Triplets ot Alternating
  • Triplets to Pairs
  • Alternating to Six Red, Six Black
Fred Braue on False Deals 16
Gus Southall The Gus Southall Routine from a letter, 1961-01-10
optional stripper deck finale
Fred Braue on False Deals 20
Allan Ackerman Streamlined Oil and Water 3&3, full deck finish
Here's My Card 77
Hannes Höller Trennen von Karten separating cards in a Stripper Deck
A. Trennen hinter dem Rücken
B. Kartentrennen am Tisch
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 43
Unknown Farbentrennen Rot-Schwarz performer separates red and black cards behind back
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 68
Danny Dew Oil and Water 4&4, extra card
Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 150
Karl Fulves ColorSlip 2&2 with Joker im middle, "This is an odd variation of the color-separation effect."
Transpo Trix 27
Karl Fulves Transit Notes 5&5
Related to Transpo Trix 58
Dai Vernon Instant Oil & Water 4&4, extra card
The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1175
Bob Farmer Jazz Pieces missing part of text and illustrations
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 512
Jerry K. Hartman Fixit Mixer Oil and Water
Related to Loose Ends 69
Arturo de Ascanio Agua y Aceite "Por Culebreos" 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Inspired byAlso published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 65
Ted Karmilovich Red & Black performer separates red and black cards
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 221) 1102
Jerry K. Hartman Tintuition Spectator correctly separates reds and blacks for five randomly selected cards
Loose Ends 48
Steven Kuske OOTW
Related to Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 6) 526
Paul Curry Paul Curry Writes on Out Of This World and as a response to reference
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 582
Edward Marlo Im Unterbewusstsein spectator deals two piles and in each separates the black and the red cards
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 69
Philip T. Goldstein Earth-Ward! ten cards, seated
Inspired byVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 203) 1011
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Triple Triumph red black kicker and four king production
Related to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 207
Roy Walton Magic 10 twenty-card packet separated by color with a Ten spot card
The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1274
Edward Marlo Technicolor Oil and Water 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 132
David Solomon 10 Card Oil Water Telecolor 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 143
Edward Marlo Second Technicolor Oil and Water 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 146
David Solomon 8 Card Oil and Water 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 125
Edward Marlo Pure Oil and Water 4&4
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 127
Karl Fulves Drift 4&4, way to displace color so spectator can mix cards
The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1299
Philip T. Goldstein Day for Night Daley's Rouge et Noir with ESP cards
Inspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 236) 1179
Edward Marlo Psi Color deck is shuffled and spectator can guess if top card is red or black, he is always right
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 243) 1211
David Britland Quick Slick several phases, 4x4
Inspired by
  • Karl Fulves' "Oil and Water" in "The Linking Ring" Vol. 53, Nr. 8. 1973, P. 74.
The Talon (Issue 5) 56
Jeff Busby Disguised Water 4&4, color changing back kicker for one color
Card Cavalcade Finale 13
Philip T. Goldstein Mixed Triplets 3x3, three phases, in the end all cards are black
Goldstein's Gallery 12
Karl Fulves Infra Red 4&4
  • The Premise
  • The Routine:
1. The Shah's Gambit
2. Second Chance
3. Unmisers
4. The Impossible Phase
Variations Four Color Problems 3
Karl Fulves Contact Colors 2&2, with card with cut-out section
The Topological False Count 7
Stewart Judah Oil & Water "Retrospective"
3&3, extra card
Related toVariations The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1239
Karl Fulves Push Push 3&3, based on 6-as-6 false count
Related to The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1267
Karl Fulves Infra Red 4&4, addition to referenced trick
Inspired by Interlocutor (Issue 34) 131
Karl Fulves Rouge et Noir small packet approaches
  • New Noir
  • Rouge I
  • Rouge II
  • Cheaters
Four Color Problems 11
Karl Fulves 5-4 spectator turns cards over from a packet of 18 cards, behind back performer splits packet and knows relation of face-down and face-up cards in each half
Related toAlso published here The Talon (Issue 5) 61
Karl Fulves All Blacks when some reds and blacks are mixed together, the cards will always become black, multiple phases
Related to Four Color Problems 19
Karl Fulves Black Out 2&2, two reds and two blacks mixed, they all change to black, repeated with another set of red and black cards, see p. 1301 for comment
Related toVariations The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1277
Karl Fulves Even-Money Proposition No. 57, spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly
Also published here Self-Working Mental Magic 94
Barry Wiley Earth-Ward III out of this world type, with business cards
Inspired byRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 226) 1127
Martin A. Nash Colors on the March
Also published here Colors on the March 8
Paul Cummins Oiled and Watered 3&3
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 402
Steve Kuske Oil Colours spelled Kuskie
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 896
Frank Garcia Oil and Water kings and aces
Exclusive Card Secrets 62
Gene Maze Oil and Water 3&3, four phases
The Gene Maze Card Book 30
Uriah Fuller Psi-Con performer separates reds and black cards from a shuffled deck
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 262) 1308
Karl Fulves Part One introduction to "instant, visual color separations"
Color Quik 2
Karl Fulves Automatic Oil 4&4, three phases
Color Quik 25
Karl Fulves Arm Twister 4&4
Color Quik 27
Karl Fulves Cornered Colors 4&4, based on previous "Diagonal Switch"
Color Quik 28
Karl Fulves Scribble 4&4, instant unmix, face-up and face-down
Color Quik 33
Karl Fulves Zen And Water 4&4, spectator mixes cards, posed as problem
Color Quik 35
Karl Fulves Red Less Black spectator separates colors from back, number of errors are called, performer then names all cards
Curioser 51
Arturo de Ascanio Öl und Wasser 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, multiple phases
Das Ascanio Seminar — Graz 1980 6
Karl Fulves Six Quik 3&3, reds face-up and blacks face-down, could be odd-backed, separation in stages, then at once
Related to Color Quik 3
Karl Fulves Quik Ending alternate procedure for "Six Quik"
Related to Color Quik 6
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4, four phases
Related to Color Quik 36
Karl Fulves Backless 2&2, backs of one color disappear in stepped spread
Color Quik 41
Karl Fulves Red Cards Vanish one color vanishes
Related to
  • first method in "Impromptu Holdouts"
Color Quik 49
Karl Fulves Principle Prism 4&4, reds and blacks are mixed and they still alternate, weird effect, two phases
Inspired by Parallel Lines 13
Karl Fulves Color Quik 2&2, reds and blacks mixed in fan condition, when fan is turned over colors have unmixed, visual, multiple phases, selected card appears as finale and signature on it changes into mirror writing
Color Quik 9
Karl Fulves Diagonal Switch 4&4, mixing process for Oil & Water
Related to Color Quik 27
Karl Fulves Red Riser some red and black cards mixed, reds rise to top one by one
Related to Color Quik 30
Karl Fulves Interspace notes on "Ultra Mix" routine
Related to Color Quik 34
Karl Fulves Oil & Arabs 2&2, with transformations
Related to Color Quik 35
Karl Fulves Part Three on strength (or lack of) of oil and water plot and finales
Color Quik 40
Karl Fulves Mesmerism reds & blacks mixed, they cling to card box, then one color drops free
Color Quik 45
Karl Fulves Gargoil oil & water combo with follow the leader, no method
Interlocutor (Issue 41) 163
Arturo de Ascanio Agua y Aceite "Por Culebreos" 4&4, extra card, later two extra cards, three phases
Also published here