604 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Turnover & Reverse / Simple Card Turnovers
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das wunderbare Umdrehen einer Karte mitten im Spiele selection turns over in deck, duplicate
1896 74
A Comedy of Errors rising cards with cards turning over and transforming during rise, acrobatic gimmicks that can be palmed off
Related to 1897 211
The Turning Card card rising out of deck visibly turns over
Related to 1897 262
Francis King Die gehorsamen Karten three selections reverse in the deck, deck secretly reversed under cover card
Aug. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 8)
C. O. Williams The Turned Card selection turns over in deck, deck reversed under cover card
1904 40
The Reversed Card
1909 46
Charles T. Jordan The Single-Card Reverse No. 16
1919/1920 50
Louis Haley The Straight-Jacket Reversed Card No. 3, selection pushed into rubber banded deck turns over
1920 8
Charles T. Jordan The Brain Twister No. 7, deck has hole at one end with thread, selection reverses itself despite thread
1920 15
Charles T. Jordan A Unique Reverse No. 4, thought-of picture card reverses itself in the deck, using cards glued back-to-back at one end with one cut short
1920 10
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Double Reverse double facer
Also published here 1928 16
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
Also published here 1928 17
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Double Reverse two cards reverse one by one
1928 23
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die sich im Spiel umdrehende gezogene Karte card reverses in deck, under handkerchief
1930 90
Nelson Hahne The Ultra Card Reversal selection reverses in the deck
1930 18
Joe Berg A Routine with a Double-Back Cards card placed second comes to top several times, sequence à la The Trick that Fooled Houdini, then reversal sequence with faced-deck finish
1930 35
Eric F. Impey Turno selection cleanly turns over in deck
1931 2
Ralph W. Hull (2) Chosen Card "Turn-Over" chosen card reverses after an example-card turns over
1932 11
Ralph W. Hull (3) In Spectator's Own Hands
1932 11
Ralph W. Hull (5) Multi-Card "Turn Over" three selections turn over, pushed into secretly reversed deck with cover card
1932 12
A Novel Reverse Discovery selection appears reversed where spectator cut
1933 24
T. Page Wright Card Force and Reverse card forced via peek force, it then turns over fairly
1933 22
Louis Haley Haley's Turn-Over Card
Also published here 1933 40
T. Page Wright Sympathetic Packs - A Giant Card Effect card turned over in deck, same card turns over in jumbo deck, then back again
1933 49
Theodore Annemann The Borrowed Deck Tragedy selection turns over in deck, then it's put in an envelope and envelope destroyed, card reappears face up in deck, borrowed deck, duplicate
Related toAlso published here 1934 3
Louis Lam Would you Believe it? freely selected and replaced card is instantly named, then reverses itself
1935 8
Louis Lam "Alice in Wonderland" card turns over multiple times, then is spelled out
1935 15
The New Spell spectator spells behind back, card appears reversed
1935 100
A Reversal of Form wrong card turns over and back, then selection
1935 103
Sympathy Connection No. 29, two cards chosen in complicated way in one deck turn over in another deck
1935 29
Lin Searles An Amusing Reversal ambitious card, then chosen card turns over, double backer
Related to 1936
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1936)
The Spectator Becomes a Magician performer's selection reverses
1936 153
Peculiarities of the Pasteboards three selections, one spelt to, one appears on top, one reversed
1937 48
Jean Hugard The New Spell card is spelled out and appears reversed at correct position
1937 49
The Queen Turns Over double backer and sticky card
1937 106
Turno sticky card
1937 108
Reversed Color Surprise card reverses and changes back color, sticky card
1937 110
Alice in Wonderland card turns over and is spelled to, double backer
1937 117
Frank Lane Double Backed Card Routine back of selection changes, ambitious card phase, count-down phase, card reverses, double index gaff and double backer
1937 118
Turnover double backer
1937 122
Repeating Card Turnover twenty-six double backers
1937 123
William Larsen A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
VariationsAlso published here 1937 123
Reversi three selections turn over, 51 double backers
1937 124
U. F. Grant The Spotter Cards card reverses itself and indicates position of selection, double facer
1937 131
William Larsen Double Reverse double facer
Also published here 1937 134
U. F. Grant A Changing Card wrong card turns over and changes into right one in sandwich, double facer
1937 136
Theodore Annemann The Improved Burned Card selection turns over, is burned and reappears in deck, double facer
1937 136
Walter B. Gibson Simplified Reverse
1937 167
U. F. Grant U Bite oops control
1937 168
Louis Haley The Haley Reversed Card
Also published here 1937 169
Coincidence two cards turned over, in second deck same two cards are found turned over
1937 171
Reversed Card svengali deck
1937 249
Charles T. Jordan Just the Reverse card reverses in case, stripper deck
Related toAlso published here 1937 268
Three Card Reverse stripper deck
1937 276
A Reversed Location short card
1937 314
Judson S. Brown A Super-Reverse Problem any card called for reverses itself, invisible deck with waxed pairs
1937 335
Oscar Weigle, John Goodrum The Perfect Card Routine card is forced and vanishes from deck via double facer, duplicate can appear anywhere, employed in three phase routine in which a card turns over, another changes into a selection and the third selection travels into pocket
1937 37
Joe Berg Different Disclosure card selected behind back, cut into deck, deck cut through handkerchief straight at selection which is reversed and face up
1937 2
Two Card Reverse
1938 267
Martin Gardner Power! selection turns over, then transposes with duplicate from odd-backed deck
Feb. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 41)
Clayton Rawson The Card from Hell selection turns over and becomes different back color
July 1938
The Jinx (Issue 46)
An Automatic Reverse using one hand only
1940 275
A Rapid Reverse using one hand only
1940 276
A Quick Reversal order of pack is preserved
1940 341
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Related toVariationsAlso published here Jan. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 77)
Theodore Annemann The Whistle two cards reverse with fun presentation
Variations Feb. 1940
The Jinx (Issue 80)
Kent Arthur Pastiche card selected, another turns over, third selection predicted
The Jinx (Issue 106)
Les Vincent The Triple Reverse two duplicates
The Jinx (Issue 108)
Paul Curry Card Reverse
1940 51
Laurie Ireland Reverse Card Trick
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940)
Martin Gardner Pad Spread Principle spreading deck lightly with reversed cards so they don't show, then with more force so they appear
Related to 1940 7
Martin Gardner Double Climax Speller performer spells to wrong card which is there, then spectator to right card which is reversed
Related to 1940 10
Martin Gardner Eye-Pop Routine two selections reverse in the center, then travel back to top, pseudo duplicates
Related to 1940 18
Edward Victor A “Quick” Reversed Card Trick selection reverses itself in deck twice
1940 ca. 24
The Great Merlini Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket
Also published here 1941
The Jinx (Issue 132)
Fred Rothenberg A Double-Dyed Swindle wrong card reverses, selection rises to top, previously reversed card jumps in pocket, double facer
1941 46
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
Edward Marlo One Hand Reverse behind the back
Inspired by 1942 8
Eddie Joseph The Writing on the Wall card chosen and some personal information written on paper, card reverses and information divined, impression with daub
1942 69
Eddie Joseph The Raw Recruit card reverses repeatedly under strict conditions, duplicates
1942 79
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Reverse and a Recovery two wrong cards found, then the selections turn over, humorous presentation
1943 13
George H. Pittman Double Reverse spectator and performer each hold half of the deck, select a card and exchange it to put it in the other packet, one packet is reversed and placed in the middle of the second packet, finally all cards are face down except the selections
Aug. 1943 10
The Reversed Card
1943/27 265
Nate Leipzig Double Reverse
1943/27 265
Warren Wiersbe Tell How It's Done selection reverses, then sucker explanation
1944 5
Tom Bowyer Routine with a Svengali Deck different effects with a svengali deck, reverse, spelling, counting, all alike
June 1944 54
Edward Marlo Surprise Reverse
1945 19
Edward Marlo Surprise Again
1945 20
Wilbur T. Kattner The Timed Turnover two cards reverse one by one, see also Orville Meyer's "Timed Turnover"
1945 18
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
VariationsAlso published here June 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 86)
Don Medley 3. Reversed Card Discovery
Sep. 1945 150
Edouard Cartier Cartier's Card Reversal and Spelling selection vanishes and appears reversed when spelled to
Sep. 1945 151
Don Medley 4. Another Reversed Discovery
Sep. 1945 152
Don Medley 5. The Secret Revealed
Sep. 1945 152
Don Medley 6. The Spectator Does It card turns over in deck while it is in spectator's hands, indifferent card palmed onto selection and double replaced as one
Sep. 1945 152
Jackie Flosso Flopso Reverso peeked selection turns over in deck, featuring reverse technique in which card is pushed out and held in clip palm while deck is turned over it
Dec. 1945 174
Arthur H. Buckley A Card Gets Out of Hand Experiment No. 16
1946 167
Simple Reverse crude
Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries)
Edward Marlo Reverse
Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries)
Three Card Location three selections turn over
1946 40
Bruce Elliott One Hand Cop with whispering queens and reversing card to illustrate the move
Apr. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 123)
Bruce Elliott Changeable three cards, queen in center turns over
Aug. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 131)
Paul Ebling Behind His Back card chosen and returned behind performer's back, when he brings deck forward he instantly names card and it is reversed
1947 45
J. B. Bobo The Invisible Deck classic Invisible Deck
1947 51
Clayton Rawson Magic Is Easy spectator touches a card and it's card named before by performer, repeated, then card reversed
Sep. 1947 351
Jean Hugard Torn and Restored Card with Borrowed Deck chosen card found reversed in center of the deck, then card is torn, pieces put in tissue paper and burnt, card found restored and reversed inside the deck
Sep. 1947 353
Clayton Rawson The Two-Faced Stranger selection turns over, then wrong card turns over, transformation to correct card in the hand of spectator
Oct. 1947 360
Throughth and Consequences
1948 150
Insidious Dr. Fu Liu Tu offbeat presentation
1948 151
Double Reverse
1948 185
Mountebank Miracle kind of thought-of-procedure
1948 188
Bill Simon Tnuoc two selections, one is found by cutting to indicator card, second reverses in the middle of the deck
Apr. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 148)
Abril Lamarque New Teeth in Old Saws presentation for reversed card
Sep. 1948 465
Ken Krenzel, Don Costello Miracle named card turns over
Jan. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 169)
Instantaneous Reversal Seven of Clubs and Eight of Spades placed in deck, instantly reverses in deck
1949 28
U. F. Grant The Spotter Card Trick a Four spot reverses and is used to count to selection
Jan. 1949 8
Bill Simon A Set of Surprises number used to count to a selection which is then lost, selection not found but deck turns over, then selection turns over
Related to 1949 21
Follow Your Card observation test presentation, spectator's card ends up reversed
1949 35
John Scarne Reverso No. 22, Two selections magically reverse themselves after deck is held behind back
1950 43
Bill Simon Double Surprise No. 61, card remembered at chosen position, card not found by counting to the value of another card, then card shows up reversed in deck
Related to 1950 108
Martin Gardner, Johnny Albenice, Bert Feinson Cross Suits No. 99, two cards reverse in the center, then travel back to the top
Related to 1950 189
Clayton Rawson The Jinx Card presentation about trouble-making card, spectator keeps selecting this card, it changes places with other selections, and turns over in the deck
July 1950 678
Paul Rosini The Fair Count count-down to named number, count repeated because of skepticism of audience, selection found reversed
VariationsAlso published here 1950 18
Paul Rosini The One-Armed Magician card peeked at, hand with deck instantly put behind back, performer names card and it is shown reversed, performer one-handed, intro and description by Jack Chanin
1950 35
Paul Rosini A Card Turns Over complicated method with reverse fan and pencil dotted card on the face
1950 48
Paul Rosini Follow Your Card card travels from top to center of deck reversed
1950 49
Paul Rosini Double Reverse spectator and performer each chose selection from half the deck, they end up reversed
Related toVariations 1950 53
Paul Rosini Secret Writing performer writes the name of a card on the face of another card, that predicted card turns over in the deck
1950 60
Edward Marlo Effect No. 3 peeked-at card turns over
1951 2
Edward Marlo Effect No. 4 peeked-at card is reversed by performer behind back
1951 2
Edward Marlo Effect No. 7 peeked-at card is spelled to and found reversed
1951 3
Edward Marlo Effect No. 10 peeked-at card is shown reversed with table spread, optional ambitious card sequence follow-up
1951 6
Stewart James The All Clear Card Transformation selection is found reversed and with different back at position indicated by card chosen by performer, cross sum force
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 3)
Die rote Karte hat sich nicht gedreht. card turns over in small fan
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 3)
Bob Nelson Simplicity Discovery two cards on either side of a selection turn over
1952 55
Edward Marlo Red & Blue Routine II card travels from packet into odd-backed deck, then turns over there
1953 39
Victor Comello One Out of Five card is found reversed in chosen pile
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955)
Dr. Stanley Jaks, Peter Warlock Prediction one of three face-down cards is selected, initials written on back and put back in the deck, card turns over and is predicted
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 5)
Louis Zingone, Tony Kardyro Zingone and Kardyro card reverses, then changes
Related to
  • Louis Zingone's "The Surprise Reverse"
1955 27
Tony Kardyro "The Magician's Best Friend" Joker appears reversed in deck and changes into selection
1955 28
Lu Brent Double Trouble Spectator and magician each select a card. Performer's card is found reversed in the deck, then jumps to pocket, and the spectator's card is now reversed in the deck
Variations 1956 18
Lu Brent Double Trouble Again Same as Double Trouble, but both cards are now in pocket as the finale
Inspired by 1956 19
Jerry Andrus Surprise Reverse card chosen while fanning through deck, deck squared, selection shown reversed
Variations 1956 42
Edward Marlo Solutions to a Problem deck is cut and put face-to-face, number named and card in lower half remembered, card in upper half at same or different number also remembered, the card transpose, Thomas Wright problem
  • Solution No. 1
    • Notes on the Above (half pass suggestion)
  • Solution No. 2 (cards transpose and also turn over)
  • Solution No. 3
  • Solution No. 4
  • Solution No. 5
Variations Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
Jerry Andrus Geiger Counter Routine chosen card appears face up, in second phase a card is moved along spread, clicking sound changes at selection
Related toVariations 1957 3
Bert Allerton Surprise Spelling
Related to 1958 30
Gala-Gala spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, then faced deck Triumph without shuffle
Related to 1958
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 3)
Rolf Andra Der rätselhafte 3-Karten Trick three decks, chosen number to select card, cards turnover in each deck
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 4)
Flapjack selection is found face-up in the deck
1959 5
The Final Spell selection turns over, then it is spelled out
1959 6
Matt Schulien Three Reversed three selections reverse at different positions at once
1959 30
Neal Elias A Reversed Location two cards peeked at in two halves, halves shuffled together, one selection is reversed and the other found next to it, faros
Inspired by July 1959
Ibidem (Issue 17)
James Steranko Voodoo Card "An Experiment into the Unknown"
card named and removed and turned over, mate turns over in deck, they transpose, Triumph phase
Variations 1960 58
Glenn G. Gravatt Flying Reverse selection travels from packet to packet and reverse itself in process
Also published here
  • Glenn Gravatt's "Flying Reverse" in "The Bat" 1949, February.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 4&5)
Dai Vernon A Quick Trick cards spread face up, one is named, extracted, put in, shown face up
1961 53
Edward Marlo Trite Effect card turns over, using Face Up (Spread) Switch
1961 63
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown, T. Page Wright Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 11, 12, 13
1961 22
Charlie Miller Variation of Vernon's Reverse Card Trick only the beginning described, see p. 38 for more information
1961 36
Charlie Miller The Reversed Card
1961 37
Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon Variation of Dai Vernon's Card Reverse multiple lifts on top of deck
1961 38
P. Howard Lyons One-Speed Reverse card is reversed on bottom, comes back face-down to top, repeats in various variations
Related toAlso published here Mar. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 23)
Harry Lorayne Two Card Reverse
1962 27
Edward Marlo One
1962 3
Nate Leipzig Turnabout
1963 188
Edward Marlo Instant Reverse thought-of card (of about twelve) turns over, faro hide-out
1964 60
U. F. Grant The Bashful Queens Queen between two Jacks turns face down
Variations June 1964
The New Phoenix (Issue 391)
Francis Haxton Fickle Queen see also p. 406
Inspired by Nov. 1964
The New Phoenix (Issue 393)
Valentino Graziadei Ein geheimnisvoller Kartentrick borrowed deck, selection is found reversed in the deck, then card is destroyed and found in the deck again
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 25 No. 1&2)
Al Leech The Marked Card humorous interlude
1965 9
Al Leech Doubly Marked variation on "The Marked Card"
1965 10
Harry Lorayne Quickie Effect with Toss-In Reverse, spectator cuts to his reversed card
1965 39
William Terry Culpepper A Magical Reverse card selected in one deck becomes reversed in second deck, for force Psychomatic Deck is suggested
Dec. 1965 6
Tony Kardyro A Bold Reverse of a Selected Card
1966 3
Larry Jennings Larreverse "Chapter Ten"
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1967 59
Larry Jennings Double Reverse featuring Larreverse
1967 63
Larry Jennings Peeked Card Reverse with Larreverse and Turnover Pass
1967 64
Harry Lorayne Outrageous Revelation #2 card replaced under table in secretly reversed deck
1967 42
Karl Fulves Epilogue card turned over in one deck turns over in other deck, selection written on card in one deck appears on same card in other deck
Related to
  • p. 109 for reference
July 1967 107
Ned Rutledge My Friend, Tonto writing appears on card and selection is found face up in the deck
Related toAlso published here 1967 5
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse Routine selection keeps reversing itself
1968 98
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse with Gaffs double backer or facer
1968 103
Paul Maurer, Paul Curry Der Mitternachtstrick selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
Inspired by 1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 2)
Alan Keith Triple Reverse three selections, one appears face up on pack, others reversed in deck
1969 119
Bruce Cervon Simple Reverse
Related to Nov. 1969
Epilogue (Issue 7)
Jimmy Williamson Nicomar's Lesson card turns over, then spectator performs trick for performer
1969 35
Roy Walton The Happy Wanderers three cards in the middle, two travel to top and bottom, then cards are found in the middle again with one card reversed
Inspired by
  • Ed Marlo routine in Ibidem
VariationsAlso published here
1969 39
Edward Marlo, Louis Histed No Palm Cards to Pocket two selections reverse one by one, then travel to pockets, double facer
Inspired by
  • "Merlinism" (Louis Histed, Abra, Oct. 3 1964)
1970 93
Gene Lawton Ultra Reverse deck pocketed, spectator removes card, when deck is spread, its mate is reversed
Variations Apr. 1970 331
Theodore Annemann La tragédie du jeu empruné selection turns over in deck, then it's put in an envelope and envelope destroyed, card reappears face up in deck, borrowed deck, duplicate
Also published here 1970
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 31 No. 2)
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 The Somersault Card Aces of Spades put on deck, in vanishes and appears face-up next to another card that was previously pushed into the center
1970 16
Ian Baxter Impromptu Transmigrationalism duplicate of a card reverses in second deck, then the two duplicates are turned over and shown to have transposed (with odd backs)
Inspired by 1970 18
Edward Marlo Visible Phantoms fairly selected cards turn over, double facers
Inspired by Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
Lou Gallo Osrever S'Ollag performer and spectator select cards from halves, the reverse
Also published here 1971 55
Ed Thiele Contrary Cards card turns over with strange procedure
Variations June 1971 426
Jean Hugard New Reverse first wrong card turns over, then right card
July 1971 433
Jerry K. Hartman Undercover Reverse reverse a card in spread under guise of turning down another faceup card
Related to 1971 12
Jerry K. Hartman Transpover selection lost in middle, magician picks a different card for himself and tables it, deck is spread revealing magician’s card reversed, tabled card is now selection
1971 12
Jerry K. Hartman Thrice Over Lightly one at a time, an Ace, Two and Three each instantly turn face up in the deck
Inspired byVariations 1971 14
Jerry K. Hartman Beswitched transpo between reversed card in deck and facedown tabled card
1971 17
Tom Batchelor The Search first card located, second card turns over in deck
1971 19
Tom Batchelor The Card Finders six piles made, one pile chosen, selection appears reversed in it
1971 28
John Quine Center Reverse spread reverse similar to Larreverse
1972 13
Eddie Fechter Quick Reverse using palm
Also published here 1972 48
Edward Marlo The Elusive Jacks black jacks change to red jacks, blacks reversed in deck, spectator locates reds again
Inspired by May 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Neal Elias Ambitious Get Ready "Get Ready For Braue After Zingone" (see next trick)
Inspired by Jan. 1972 477
Louis Zingone Surprise Reverse card on top, another card put in center, it rises to top and other card is reversed in center, for Dai Vernon credit see p. 484
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Surprise Reverse (Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
Jan. 1972 477
Dai Vernon The Loving Couple King and Queen transpose in the deck, Queen turns face up, see also p. 486
Related toAlso published here Feb. 1972 484
Roy Walton Simple Math pseudo math presentation to spell to selection which also reversed itself
Also published here May 1972 517
Hilarious Finish to an Old Trick
1972 44
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Also published here 1972 116
Laurie Ireland, Jess Kelly A Pantomime Card Location
1972 117
Franklin M. Chapman Under Cover card turns over and rises
1972 119
Clayton Rawson Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket
Also published here 1972 134
Jerry K. Hartman Treblesome Three of Hearts between blacks Threes turns face down, changes into the Three of Diamonds, travels from bottom of deck back between black Threes, then sandwich becomes two red Threes with black Three between them
1972 49
Dai Vernon Vernon's Reverse Packets No. 14, card turns over, starts with half the deck secretly reversed
Related to 1972 8
Dai Vernon Vernon's Reverso Routine (Over elaborated) No. 18, multi-phase card reversal routine, hard/impossible to follow write-up
1972 10
Dai Vernon Vernon's King And Queen Love Story No. 28, King and Queen transpose in the deck, Queen turns face up, cryptic, Vernon showed it to Zingone who published the general idea in Cigam according to note
Related to
  • Surprise Reverse (Louis Zingone, Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
Also published here
1972 12
Dai Vernon Vernon's Reverse Card No. 107, card turns over, starts with half the deck secretly reversed
Related to 1972 31
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Reverses No. 139, "Semi Herman Pass Reverse" (no details, probably some form of half pass), reversed card not seen in reverse fan, then card appear face up with regular fan
Related to 1972 38
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Version Of Tom Seller's (21 New Card Tricks) The About Turn Aces No. 199, Aces lost, named Aces turn over one by one, suggestion of a reversal technique
Inspired by
  • "About Turn Aces" (Tom Sellers, 21 New Card Tricks, 1936)
1972 48
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Version Of Rosini's Reverse Card No. 293, card appears reversed at chosen number on second count, bottom deal placement
Inspired by 1972 75
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's A Shuffle Reverse Effect No. 299, three cards reverse at once, overhand shuffle reverse with three cards
Related to 1972 77
Paul Rosini Rosini Reverse No. 365, count-down to named number, count repeated because of skepticism of audience, selection found reversed
Also published here 1972 102
Dr. Jacob Daley Ad Lib Spell Variation No. 502, two cards spelled to, second card shows up reversed
Inspired byRelated to 1972 139
Reverso Forced Or Forced Reverso No. 513, card peeked in one deck, another card chosen from a different deck is turned over, the peeked-at card also turns over and matches
1972 144
Three Card Discovery Reverse Card Routine No. 521, three cards chosen and found in different ways, sandwich and turnover of cards
Related to 1972 146
Dr. Jacob Daley On The Spot No. 566, "Automatic Set-up Variation", 1-x-1 set-up, spectator stops and value used to count down to selection which is reversed
1972 158
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Mental Reverse Effect No. 600, chosen card ends up reversed after some displaying of cards
1972 167
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Reverse Deck Effect No. 612, cryptic
1972 170
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Handling Of Tunnel Effect Shown By Vernon No. 613, some kind of reverse with odd-backed card, unclear
1972 170
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Modiefied Double Reverse No. 619, "Modified Double Reverse", two cards reverse one by one
1972 172
Paul Rosini Supreme Reverse
1973 49
Harry Lorayne A Fast Repeat Reverse selection turns over twice
1973 21
Karl Fulves Accursed Card cased deck moves beneath translucent handkerchief, turns over in deck
1973 59
Rolf Andra Modern Card Reverse simple card reverse under handkerchief
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 2)
Jean Garance Volte-Face two cards are placed face to face in the deck, they both turnover
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 5)
Jeff Busby Royal Runaway Jack, Queen and King of one suit are in (Himber) wallet, chosen value travels to pocket, then from deck back to wallet, turns over, back to deck
1973 1
Don Reavis Reavis Reverse
1973 62
Edward Marlo Miracle Faro Reverse two peeked at cards reverse themselves one at a time
1974 81
Jerry Mentzer Applications three selections
1974 116
Paul Curry Turn of the Century setting double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 57
Ken Krenzel, Harry Lorayne Square Reverse Routine three cards peeked at, two reverse themselves and sandwich selection
Related to 1975 97
Harry Lorayne Flash Reverse single card instantly turns over
1975 103
Hideo Kato, Jon Racherbaumer Hands Off Reverse spectator cuts to a card and inserts it in the center behind his back, performer divines it and it reverses itself
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1975
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
Karl Fulves Double Take card chosen with aid of joker, joker transforms into selection, then reverses in deck and changes back to joker, four methods
1975 81
Dai Vernon Card Detection Card placed back in deck by spectator, card appears reversed
1975 223
Francis Carlyle Transposition Reverse performer and spectator select a card from each half and they turn over in the deck
1975 81
An Easy Reverse card in ten-card packet chosen, cards shown one by one, it vanished, reappears reversed in packet
Related to 1975 47
Gerald Kosky The Obedient Joker Joker with different back is placed in the deck, card turns over and is found next to selection
1975 76
Peter Duffie, Jerry K. Hartman The Go-Between sandwich card find card in the center and turn over, based on J.K. Hartman's "Centre of Attention"
June 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10)
Topsy-Turvy No. 71, two selections turn over
1976 109
Karrell Fox About Face selection reverses in deck, with bold reverse sleight
1976 69
Rick Johnsson Instant Re-Right single card reverse, using Felonious Assault
1976 86
The Upside-Down Card double-lift reverse method
1976 50
Edward Marlo First Effect using a Miracle Card Change, one card simply turns over in deck
1977 155
Larry Jennings Where's the Discrepancy
VariationsAlso published here 1977 41
Harvey Rosenthal Double Reverse two cards, moveless appearance
1977 182
Harvey Rosenthal Triple Turnover moveless appearance
1977 195
Karl Fulves Dragon's Curse prediction, reverse, back change
1977 245
Jim Ryan Jim's Quick Spell
Also published here 1977 11
The Double-Lift Reverse reverses top card, starts with double lift
1977 121
Harry Lorayne, Bert Allerton Triple-Climax Speller two cards spelled to, second card shows up reversed
Related to 1977 122
Rolf Andra 3. Ein 8-Asse-Problem two sets of four Aces with different backs, Aces of chosen suit turn over and change places
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 38 No. 1)
Allan Ackerman Double Reverse one card is thought of half the pack
1978 60
Ken Krenzel The Direct Reverse
1978 54
Kevin Davie Signachange signed card turns over and changes color of the back
Apr. 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 8)
Bob Stencel, Archie Mcintyre, Bill Nagler Rip It Up two selected card, on turns over several times in the deck, the card is signed and torn and changes to second selection, duplicate
Related to Apr. 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 8)
Karl Fulves Four-Card Leaper KC travels from one half to other, KS in other half is face-up with red kings on either side
Inspired by 1978 2
Edward Marlo Rauh-Glatt-Geistino thought of card turns over in deck
1978 127
Jerry K. Hartman Fast Faced Reversal
Inspired by 1978 71
Elvio Giani Les Cartes Lugano several cards are chosen and replaced in the deck, they are all found reversed in the deck
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 39 No. 3)
Edward Marlo Named Position Reverse selection appears reversed at named position
1979 48
David Solomon Solomon's Approach outjogged card is pushed flush and instantly shown reversed
1979 49
Edward Marlo Marlo's Suggestion outjogged card is pushed flush and instantly shown reversed
1979 49
Eddie Fechter Rapid Reverse palmed card replaced when tabled deck is spread
1979 63
Dennis Sargent Rip It Up no duplicate
Inspired by