46 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Sandwich & Co / Distributors
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo Challenge to You from Edward Marlo! description of three routines, no explanation
  • 1. The Separating Aces
  • 2. The New Elevator
  • 3. Real Gone Aces
Dec. 1955
The New Phoenix (Issue 334)
144
Edward Marlo The Separating Aces four Aces distribute in the deck, three methods, all cards face-down
Variations 1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 338)
162
Edward Marlo Separating Aces (4th Method) four Aces are placed in the center face-down, deck spread and Aces have distributed in the deck and turned face-up
Inspired by Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
3
Ken Krenzel Ken's Separation kings placed on top, instantly spread and they are distributed
1969 153
Jerry K. Hartman Hocus Pokey Kings are distributed face-up throughout deck with face-up Ace next to each one, when deck is separated in two and spread out, one half has all the Aces separated and other half has all the Kings in a group, story patter
1974 10
Jon Racherbaumer Off-Shoot two sandwich cards separate next to two selections
Related toVariations 1975
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
13
Wilbur T. Kattner, Roger Smith Collected!!! Aces first distribute, then come together to trap three selections
Related to 1977 34
Edward Marlo Split Sandwiches odd-backed sandwich cards put in deck, they split and are next to two selections, including "One Deck Variation" and suggestion by Danny Korem
Inspired by 1980
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
70
Larry Jennings Collectors V - Distributraction
Related to 1986 213
John Bannon Split-Braue Reversal cards are reversed but also distributed to two different positions
1990 118
Philip T. Goldstein Third Degree Ace to Three on top of deck instantly distribute, Ace is one card away from first selection, Two is two cards away, ...
VariationsAlso published here
  • "3rd Degree" in "New Tops" August, 1980. P. 43.
1990 21
Jack Birnman Dragnet Queens are tossed in deck, they split up and sandwich two selections, Birnman's original sleights replaced with standard sleights
Variations 1992 222
Jack Carpenter No Table Aces Aces face up at different positions, all travel to top one by one, then distribute back to original positions
Also published here 1992 34
Jack Carpenter No Table Aces Aces face up at different positions, all travel to top one by one, then distribute back to original positions
Also published here Feb. 1993
Profile (Issue 12)
10
Aldo Colombini Colorado three cards are lost, Ace to Three of Clubs are placed on top, the distribute through the deck one to three cards next to the selections
Also published here Mar. 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 3)
2478
Aldo Colombini Colorado three cards are lost, Ace to Three of Clubs are placed on top, the distribute through the deck one to three cards next to the selections
Also published here 1995 25
Simon Lovell Hold The Mayo red Kings in deck, selection appears between them, repeat, then Kings split and then find selection
  • Stage One - Butter the Bread!
  • Stage Two - Add the Ham
  • Stage Three - Hold the Mayo!
Variations 1997 47
Simon Lovell Give Me The Mayo cleaner handling with double backer
Inspired by 1997 53
Troy Hooser Displ-Ace Aces put on deck, vanish and distribute in deck
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1998 1455
Andi Gladwin All Over The (Dis)Place Aces put face-up on top, they vanish and are instantly distributed throughout deck
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 2002
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 12)
4
Joshua Jay Scatter Jacks put in different parts of the deck come to top, they then vanish and distribute in deck, repeat phase
VariationsAlso published here July 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 11)
71
Joshua Jay Scatter Jacks put in different parts of the deck come to top, they then vanish and distribute in deck, repeat with change into Aces
  • Phase One: The Jacks Assemble
  • Phase Two: The Jacks Scatter
  • Phase Three: The Jacks Assemble...Again
  • Phase Four: The Jacks Change to Aces
Inspired by 2005 61
Steve Reynolds Ace, x, x, x, x, Ace Two Aces distribute in the deck to find two selections
Inspired byVariations 2009 52
Steve Reynolds, Allan Ackerman The Splits Four Kings distribute to find four selections next to them
Inspired by 2009 56
Allan Ackerman Technicolor Splits Kings from blue deck placed on table, red deck slapped onto them, they distribute next to previously named quartet
Also published here 2012 43
Allan Ackerman The Splits Aces cut to, deck slapped onto them, they distribute next to previously named quartet
Inspired byRelated to 2012 47
Harapan Ong Two Heads are Better than One three selections lost, two Kings face-up together, they separate next to two selections, then come together to sandwich third selection
2014 35
Harapan Ong Scattered Sandwich Aces reversed in center, split up to sandwich two selections
Inspired by 2014 86
Harapan Ong, Larry Jennings The Buckle-llectors Kings distribute, then assemble around three selections
Related to 2014 93
Tomas Blomberg QXS...SXQ two Queens put together into deck, the separate next to two selections
Inspired by 2014 225
Bébel Les Sables Mouvants Aces put face up on the deck vanish and are found distributed in the deck
2014 10
William Goodwin Two-Step Two Queens distribute in deck magically to find two selections, then come together to sandwich last selection
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Step by Step" (Precursor, Oct. 2003)
Apr. 2018
Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 4 (Spring #1))
41
Harapan Ong Three Degrees of Separation Ace to Three on top of deck instantly distribute, Ace is one card away from first selection, Two is two cards away, ...
Inspired byRelated to 2018 85
Allan Ackerman Technicolor Splits Aces from blue deck placed on table, red deck slapped onto them, they distribute next to previously selected cards
VariationsAlso published here 2019 65
Allan Ackerman The Splits named court cards removed and later lost, Aces cut to, deck placed onto them, they distribute next to previously named court cards
Related toAlso published here 2019 88
Steve Reynolds On the Distribution Effect credit information
2020
Output (Issue 9)
11
Lee Lee Off Shoot Variant two sandwich cards separate next to two selections
Inspired byVariations 2020
Output (Issue 9)
13
Steve Reynolds Loose Ends: Off Shoot Fix
Inspired by 2020
Output (Issue 10)
18
Chiam Yu Sheng, Philip T. Goldstein 3D Ace to Three on top of deck instantly distribute, Ace is one card away from first selection, Two is two cards away, ...
Inspired by May 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 5)
70
John Bannon BOLO
  • Dealing With It
two cards chosen and lost, Jacks tossed in deck face up, they split up and sandwich both selections
Inspired by July 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 7)
62
Steve Reynolds Direct Splits Aces from blue deck placed on table, red deck slapped onto them, they distribute next to Kings
Inspired by 2022
Output (Issue 21)
32
Joshua Jay Scatter Jacks put in different parts of the deck come to top, they then vanish and distribute in deck, repeat phase
Also published here 2022 97
Harapan Ong Come Back to (Dis)Place name four-of-a-kind removed, twisting routine, they change to Aces, original cards are distributed throughout deck
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Mar. 2010
2022 930
Andi Gladwin All Over Displace Aces put face-up on top, they vanish and are instantly distributed throughout deck
Also published here 2022 61
Andi Gladwin Scatter Daley Aces distributed all over deck as finale to Cavorting Aces
2022 65
Allan Ackerman The Splits named court cards removed and later lost, Aces cut to, deck placed onto them, they distribute next to previously named court cards
Related toAlso published here 2024 130