76 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / All backs / Packet
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Edward Marlo Junior's Card Trick small packet all backs & all faces, four cards
1953 The Cardician 190
Johnny Thompson, Harry Riser Hofzinser All-Backed three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phase, see references for credit information
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 91
Karl Fulves All Backs three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phase
Inspired by 1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 95
Milton Kort All Backs Finish three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phase
1971 Epilogue (Issue 13) 100
Karl Fulves Fastbacks small packet, with selection
1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 55
Bruce Cervon Hofzinser All-Backed three card packet, two methods:
  • Easy as One-Two-Three
  • All for One
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 174
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
Walt Lees, Edward Marlo, Derek Dingle, Frank Garcia The Perpetual Elevator Routine ten minute act
1.) The First Elevator (based on "Penetration")
2.) The Cold Elevator
3.) Triumph Plus (see also "Super Subtle Shuffle")
4.) The Small Packet All Backs (based on a Derek Dingle Routine)
5.) Finale (Elevator again with card in pocket finish)
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 3) 174
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kicker
Also published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 3
Jeff Busby Back to Back all backs with four cards, to four normal cards to all backs again
Related toVariations 1977 Back to Back 2
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kicker
Also published here 1977 Maxi-Twist 2 3
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
Philip T. Goldstein Back Gammon packet all backs, changing back kicker
Related toAlso published here July 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 11) 597
Jeff Busby Royal Backs five apparently double-backed cards change into Royal Flush, see Reference Shelf
Related toVariations 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1070
Father Cyprian Flash Backs five cards, change into Royal Flush
Related to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 10) 1164
Father Cyprian Flash Backs second method, five cards, change into Royal Flush
Related to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1171
Jerry K. Hartman Back to Backanal Four blank cards become all backs, then become four Aces
Related to 1978 Loose Ends 23
Roy Johnson Pokerrocker five all-backs cards change into poker hand
Also published here
  • Everyman Cards, 1979
1980 Jedermanns Karten + Drei Knüller 15
Darwin Ortiz Back Off! small packet handling
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1981 Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 8) 519
Allan Ackerman Short All-Backs Routine Quick 3-Way
Related toVariations 1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 7
Derek Dingle Quick D-Way
Related toVariations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 8
Bill Worsley Back to Back five cards
Inspired by May 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1028
Philip T. Goldstein Back-Ordered four card small packet All Backs
1982 12/12 7
Edward Marlo All Backs Routine packet version, double backer
1983 Marlo's Plus Package 20
Edward Marlo Impromptu All Backs packet version
1983 Marlo's Plus Package 23
Steve Beam Back to Aces all backs with four cards, one by one they change into Aces
VariationsAlso published here 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 1) 6
Paul Brignall Getting Your Own Back four Aces and selection
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 21) 408
Karl Fulves Blank Brainwave thirteen double-blank cards shown, Diamond value named, it appears and has back, no method
1983 Worknotes On Brainwave 109
Michael Louis Apocalypse Variations Or Additions four cards
Inspired by Oct. 1984 Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 10) 983
Dan Garrett Flushback royal flush
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 15
Mike Gallo Radi-Cull four indifferent cards change to selection, selection disappears, small packet all backs, all change to kings
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 32
Louis Falanga Jim Bob Poker small packet routine, royal flush kicker
1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 11
Philip T. Goldstein Back Gammon packet all backs, changing back kicker
Related to 1985 FISM Madrid 1985 6
Jamy Ian Swiss Sm'All Backs Quick Three-Way type
Also published here 1987 An Interesting Application of That Principle 5
Jamy Ian Swiss Acing the Sm'All Backs the three cards change to four Aces as finale, with sucker element
Also published here 1987 An Interesting Application of That Principle 13
Bruce Cervon Hofzinser All-Backed three card packet, two methods:
  • Easy as One-Two-Three
  • All for One
1988 The Cervon File 116
Darwin Ortiz Back Off four cards
VariationsAlso published here 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 145
Hippie Torrales Snap Spread Routine two Aces become all backs, then Kings
Aug. 1988 Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 8) 1530
Edward Marlo Invisible Face Transfer five double backed cards shown, one of five other cards thought of, face transfers to one of the double backers
1989 So Soon? 41
Enrique Carpinetti Introduction to the All-Backs Routine small packet
1989 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1988
Randy Wakeman Playing on the Three-Way three cards shown as all being the selection, then all backs, then indifferent with selection in pocket that isn't there
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 14
Harry Lorayne, Edward Marlo Four Faces Best Quick Three-Way with four cards: all alike, all backs, kings
1990 Trend Setters 93
Philip T. Goldstein Back Ordered sequential All backs and back to normal, packet version
Also published here
  • "Back-Ordered" in "Magigram" August, 1980.
1990 Focus 29
Philip T. Goldstein Back Gammon packet all backs, changing back kicker
Also published here 1990 Focus 32
Edward Marlo Backing the Royal Family small packet all backs with transformation into royal flush
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 13
Jerry K. Hartman Back to Back to Backanal Four blank cards become all backs, then become four Aces
Related to 1991 Card Craft 362
Jack Carpenter Jack's Backs four double backed cards are printed, ungaffed
Also published here 1992 Modus Operandi 45
Karl Fulves Line of Credit credit information on this routine
Related to 1993 Verbatim (Issue 5) 37
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Cheaper Cards all packs with packet, turn into Royal Flush
1993 Rumba Count 25
Allan Ackerman The Small Packet All Backs featuring Ackerman's "Quick Four Way"
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 122
Aldo Colombini The Silence of the Kings Kings shown, they change into double backers, then Aces
1994 The Close-Up Magic of Aldo Colombini 100
David Malek The Yellow Kid all backs with four cards and gambling demonstration, Himber wallet
Inspired by 1995 The Lexicon 19
Jack Carpenter Jack's Backs four double backed cards are printed, ungaffed
Also published here 1995 Inside Cardmagic 23
Unknown Diminishing Lift Display for packet all-backs
1995 Inside Cardmagic 25
Dan Block Face Off four cards with backs on both sides change into selection then into quartet of the selection
1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1184
Lou Gallo All Backs Potpourri Aces change into Royal Flush eventually
1996 Lou Gallo: The Underground Man 93
Simon Lovell Mini All Backs all backs with deck and small backed
Inspired by 1997 Simon Says! 202
Steve Beam Back to Aces all backs with four cards, one by one they change into Aces
Also published here 1997 Sound Effects 4
Tom Craven All Backs Routine five cards, Royal Flush ending
2000 Card File Two 151
Ron Bauer, Roy Johnson Owed to Poker Dan five double-backers become five aces
Inspired by
  • "Poker Dan" (Roy Johnson, Everyman Cards, 1981)
2001 Owed to Poker Dan 1
Darwin Ortiz The New Back Off four cards
Inspired by 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 136
Wesley James Quick Three-Way, May Way "final", with all-backs phase
2004 Enchantments 77
Derek Dingle Quick D-Way
Inspired by May 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 5) 60
Nick Trost A Packet of Backs small packet all backs
Inspired by 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 194
Steve Beam Back to Aces all backs with four cards, one by one they change into Aces
Also published here 2008 Counter Attack 37
Aaron DeLong The Anything Card selection shown at every position in four-card packet, they become all backs, all vanish except one card with a message on it
  • The Jumping Gemini Sequence
  • The Diminishing Lift Sequence
  • The All Backs Sequence
  • The Anything Card Revealed
Inspired by Mar. 2011 Antinomy (Vol. 4 No. 3) 28
Tom Craven All Backs Routine small packet All Backs, cards change to Royal Flush
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 61
Steven Hamilton Don't Look Back
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 144
Steve Beam Pintando Los Ases all backs with four cards, one by one they change into Aces
Also published here 2014 El Cardquistador 2
Kiko Pastur El Dorso de Magritte with included mini All Backs routine and production of all suits in order
2014 El Puente Invisible 100
Jamy Ian Swiss Sm'All Backs Quick Three-Way type
Inspired byAlso published here 2016 It's Another Interesting Application Of That Principle 5
Jamy Ian Swiss Acing The Small Backs the three cards change to four Aces as finale, with sucker element
Also published here 2016 It's Another Interesting Application Of That Principle 10
Harry Riser Everywhere Nowhere All Backs three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phase
Also published here 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 59
Harapan Ong Remix in the Rubbish four Jokers turn face down one by one, then All Backs phase, then blank, back to Jokers
Related to 2018 Principia 162
Zhenjie Gao Printer Four Aces become double backed (All Backs), then change back to Aces
2018 一盅两件 11