54 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation / Oil & Water / Odd Backed
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Ronald B. Edwards No Two Ways 2&2, presented as a puzzle in which the cards cannot be put in an alternating order from the faces and the backs simultaneously
Variations Mar. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 13)
11
Norman Houghton No Two Ways (Second Way) 2&2, presented as a puzzle in which the cards cannot be put in an alternating order from the faces and the backs simultaneously
  • Third Way
Inspired by Sep. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 14)
8
Edward Marlo The Second B and R Routine 3&3, from the backs, three phases
Dec. 1958
Ibidem (Issue 15)
14
Eddie Taytelbaum Oil and Water 2&2
1967 292
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4 odd-backed, red-backed faces change to black as finale
Related to Winter 1967
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio)
140
Milton Kort Oil & Water Off Color 4&4, oil and water phase, one packet changes back color as surprise climax
1970 31
Peter Kane Red Oil - Blue Water 4&4, mixing climax
1971 2
Nick Trost Kings and Queens Royale
1976 19
Jon Racherbaumer Technicolor Oil & Water with general comments on the plot
1976 18
Edward Marlo Technicolor Oil and Water 4&4
1979 132
David Solomon 10 Card Oil Water Telecolor 4&4
1979 143
Edward Marlo Second Technicolor Oil and Water 4&4
1979 146
Jeff Busby Disguised Water 4&4, color changing back kicker for one color
1979 13
Paul Cummins Oiled and Watered 3&3
Oct. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 10)
402
Steve Kuske Oil Colours spelled Kuskie
Aug. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8)
896
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 1980 3
Karl Fulves Quik Ending alternate procedure for "Six Quik"
Related to 1980 6
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4, four phases
Related to 1980 36
John W. McClure Oil and Water Supreme 4&4, odd-backed, no extra cards
July 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 7)
1083
Mike Bornstein Supreme Oil and Water 4&4
July 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 7)
1085
Jon Racherbaumer Convincing Technicolor Oil & Water 4&4
Winter 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 34, 35 & 36)
377
Roger Crosthwaite Effect 2: Joker Separation 4x4
1985 40
David Regal Perfectly Oiled 4&4
1987 181
Roy Walton Good Mixers 4&4, odd-backed, instant mix, then backs change to a different color
Also published here
  • Abra, Dec. 1975, Vol. 60 No. 1558, p. 441
1988 154
Bruce Cervon The Black & White Basic Routine 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
  • Phase One: Simple Show
  • Phase Two: Double Mix
  • Phase Three: Double Mix Again
  • Phase Four: Piano Key Separation
  • Phase Five: The Mix
  • Phase Six: The Proof
  • Phase Seven: The Last Separation
  • Phase Eight: The Magic Wand
1989 1
Bruce Cervon A Handling Touch 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, display
1989 19
Bruce Cervon Black & White Presentation Tips 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
1989 22
Bruce Cervon Another Simple Show 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, display
1989 25
Bruce Cervon Multiple Lift Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, displaying both side at beginning
1989 27
Bruce Cervon Turnover Pass Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, display
1989 31
Bruce Cervon Wedge Break Oil & Water Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
Inspired by 1989 35
Bruce Cervon Biddle Move Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
1989 37
Bruce Cervon Another Biddle Move Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
1989 39
Bruce Cervon Elmsley Count Opening 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
1989 41
Bruce Cervon Bruce Cervon's Favorite Black & White Routine 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
  • Phase One: The Little Finger Turnover Opening
  • Phase Two: The Novrec Separation
  • Phase Three: The Novrec Separation Again
  • Phase Four: The Piano Key Separation and Back Again
  • Phase Five: The Proof
  • Phase Six: Test Conditions Finale
Related to 1989 73
Bruce Cervon "In the Spectator's Hands" Ending Sequence 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
1989 83
Bruce Cervon Convincing Closing 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
1989 87
Bruce Cervon More on "The Proof" Phase 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
Related to 1989 91
Bruce Cervon The Spotted Black & White Trick 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border, as climax the black cards have red spots, five phases
1989 95
Michael Weber The Black and White Trick à la Michael Weber 3&3, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
  • Separation One
  • Separation Two
  • Separation Three
  • Climax
  • Opening Variation
1989 107
Dai Vernon Hand Separation Displacement
Related to 1989 108
John W. McClure Mock Oil & Water 3&3
Nov. 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 11)
1856
Philip T. Goldstein Tiny Water 2&2 cards, red/ blue double backer, marketed in 1975
1990 99
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met - The Contrasting Backs Variant
1991 39
Alex Elmsley A Rebours 4&4
1991 39
Allan Ackerman Mixed Up Blues 3&3
Variations 1994 105
Allan Ackerman In Place of a Setup 3&3
1994 109
Allan Ackerman More Mixed Up Blues 4&4
Inspired by 1996 34
David Solomon Technicolor Oil And Water 4&4, gaffed card with divided face
1997 101
Eugene Burger "Is Seeing Believing?" presentation for Oil & Water plot
1997 105
Sam Schwartz Mystery Mix 3&3, three red-backed Kings and three blue-backed Aces
Inspired byRelated to 2000 63
Karl Fulves, Ronald B. Edwards Colors Can't Mix No. 47, odd-backed oil & water in which faces mix but not backs and vice versa, 4&4
2001 108
Arturo de Ascanio Don't Blink! Revisited 4&4, two extra cards, face up
Also published here 2006 248
Christian Engblom, Kim Wist Oil Over Troubled Water 3x3, one phase in spectator's hands, with full deck kicker
2007 17