82 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation / by Spectator / Out of this World & Variants / Packet
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme No. 47, Cards mixed face up/down, spectator separates face up/down, as well as red/black
VariationsAlso published here 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 83
Dr. Jacob Daley Rouge et Noir five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Related toVariations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1146
Roy Walton Divided We Stand kind of small-packet OOTW
Inspired byRelated to 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 61
Jerry K. Hartman Small World spectator mixes four reds and four blacks, chooses a color and hands you four cards, he separates all four of one color
Inspired by 1970 Secret Subtraction 16
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 Mar. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 407
Edward Marlo Rouge et Noir four red, four blacks
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 85
Jerry K. Hartman Guess Hue Out-of-this-World type of effect with four reds and four blacks
Inspired byVariations 1972 Packet Magic 54
Cicardi Emotions using cards with the words 'quick' and 'dead'
1973 Magick (Issue 91) 452
Roy Walton Choosy Choice spectator guesses suits correctly
Inspired byAlso published here 1973 Card Script 28
Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves Lose or Win Proposition sixteen cards, pair arrangement
Inspired by 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 92
Edward Marlo The Gaffed Proposition sixteen cards
Inspired by 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 96
Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves Favorite Routine and Procedure sixteen cards
Inspired by 1974 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 Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 724
Karl Fulves Addenda handling variation
Inspired by Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 725
Martin Gardner, Clayton Rawson Further Ideas
Inspired by Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 726
Ronald B. Edwards Even Money World
Inspired by June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 745
Jerry K. Hartman Guess Hue 2 three handlings for the “Guess Hue” plot (see reference):
  • (a) four reds and four blacks are blindly sorted by spectator
  • (b) variation of above
  • (c) six reds and six blacks
Inspired by 1974 Super Dupes 53
Roy Walton Earthbound with ten cards
Variations May 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 103
Roy Walton Feinschmecker Auswahl spectator guesses suits correctly
Also published here Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 10
Roy Walton Denary Deceit packet out of this world with the help of a ten
Sep. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 309
Unknown Out of this World Variation small packet
1977 Card Cavalcade Four 99
Jerry K. Hartman Tintuition Spectator correctly separates reds and blacks for five randomly selected cards
1978 Loose Ends 48
Philip T. Goldstein Earth-Ward! ten cards, seated
Inspired byVariations 1978 Magick (Issue 203) 1011
Karl Fulves Rouge et Noir small packet approaches
  • New Noir
  • Rouge I
  • Rouge II
  • Cheaters
1979 Four Color Problems 11
Barry Wiley Earth-Ward III out of this world type, with business cards
Inspired byRelated to 1979 Magick (Issue 226) 1127
Karl Fulves Blackgammon "Believed to be the simplest approach in the published literature to the effect where the spectator guesses the colors."
Also published here 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 28) 1342
Jerry K. Hartman Hue View using twenty cards
Jan. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 582
David (Foote) Drake Out of this Alphabet abc card variation, first red black separation then also consonants and vowels
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 64
Peter Duffie The Outer Limits
Variations 1984 Close-Up to the Point 24
Juan Tamariz, Bernard Bilis Mini Fuera de Este Mundo with ten cards, divided in half, dated to 1976
1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 74
Jon Racherbaumer Spectator Rouge Et Noir
Inspired by Nov. 1986 Inside Out (Issue 1) 8
Daryl Martinez Out of this Hemisphere twenty-card packet version, spectator puts one color on table and other color to bottom, red cards marked
  • The Cards (replacing marks with stripper, one-way or crimp)
  • Totally Impromptu
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 1
Daryl Martinez From the Back performing the effect face-up and having the backs from two different decks
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 5
Ken Krenzel Handling for Out of this Hemisphere added to later printing than 1989 (no year given)
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 8
"Zigee the good Gypsy" Verdad Setting up for the routine
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 10
Karl Fulves Astral Mind
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 34
Jerry K. Hartman The Whole World in his Hands small packet
June 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 6) 1799
Ken Krenzel Ruse et Noir eight cards OOTW
Inspired by 1990 Close-up Impact! 76
Justin Higham Direct Proposition
Inspired by 1990 Inside Out (Issue Special No. 1) 12
Jerry Fulton Red Herring sucker problem of having spectator separate a small packet into reds and blacks
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 32
Alex Elmsley Halfway to Heaven not all cards
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 51
Michael Skinner Rouge et Noir small packet OOTW
1996 Classic Sampler 84
Unknown Rough-Smooth World roughed red-black pairs
1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 89
Nick Trost Red or Black - Which? small packet
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 28
Alex Elmsley Underworld nine cards
Related toVariations 1997 Alex Is At It Again 1
Oscar Weigle Kleinpäckchen-Out of this World I
Variations 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 182
Rudolf Braunmüller Kleinpäckchen-Out of this World II
Inspired by 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 183
Hideo Kato Call To The World
Inspired by Apr. 1999 Genii (Vol. 62 No. 4) 45
Steve Beam Reconstruction with torn cards
Inspired byRelated to
  • Nick Trost's "Red or Black - Which?" in "The New Tops" 8/9 1972.
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 173
Tony Chaudhuri Feminine Side see "Informant" reference for credit claim
Related to 2001 Feminine Side 1
Roy Walton Double Think No. 21, more or less classic with about twenty cards
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 34
Karl Fulves Blackgammon No. 23, two packets are faced, spectator sorts the cards into red and black
Also published here 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 46
Jim Steinmeyer Automatic Poker ten cards are "mixed" by spectator, then red-black separated or poker deal, Pseudo-CATO
Related to 2002 Impuzzibilities 23
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Double Rouge et Noir with two spectators
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 33
Aldo Colombini It's A Small World using about half the deck
Inspired by
  • "World Class" (J. K. Hartman)
  • "Tomorroworld" (Ron Ferris)
Related to
2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 342
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Guessing Colors selection ends up in odd-colored pile, pseudo-CATO
2004 Diamonds from Coal 92
Karl Fulves A Few Good Cards "Unexplained"
five red cards in black half, spectator finds them from the back, posed as a problem, with effect variations
Variations 2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 60
Jerry K. Hartman Hunt For Red five red cards in black half, spectator finds them from the back, solution
Inspired by 2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 98
Nick Trost Ultimate "Even Money" - Improved not all cards are dealt
Inspired by 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 14
Lennart Green Index Intuition spectator shuffles, first separation with small packet, then Kennedy's with rest
Inspired by
  • "Red and Black" (John Kennedy, Genii, Vol. 52 No. 9, Mar. 1989)
2008 The Green Northern Lights Magic 13
Ken Krenzel Strange Hummer red-black separation by spectator beneath table with ten-card packet, suggests CATO as false trail
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 211
Lewis Jones Color Fast spectator chooses all losing color, performer winning color, kind of small packet OOTW
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 135
R. Paul Wilson Australian Curry II few-cards OOTW version
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 189
Jeff McBride, Ramón Riobóo Color Guard fourteen cards
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 214
Rob Zabrecky Another World Out of this World done with photographs of Harry and Bessie Houdini
2011 An Exploration at the Intersection of Magic and Theatre 65
Jeff Pierce, Ryan Schlutz The Untouchables
  • number of reds in one pile equals blacks in other pile
  • small packet OOTW with two spectators
  • two-card location with red black separation of packet
Inspired by 2011 Making the Cut 119
Christoph Borer Ads of this World out of this world with advertising brochures, one have a cross the other a check mark
Related to 2012 Endlose Möglichkeiten 4
Michael Skinner Rouge Et Noir seven red and seven black cards are shuffled together, spectator separates them
Also published here
  • Genii, Feb. 1971
Dec. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12) 126
Patrick G. Redford Tiny World Spectator correctly separates three red cards from three black cards
Related to 2013 Small World 8
Patrick G. Redford Small World Spectator correct separates five red cards from five black cards
Related toVariations 2013 Small World 14
Patrick G. Redford Mad World - a variation Variation on Small world, changes the timing of the switch
Inspired byRelated toVariations 2013 Small World 21
Patrick G. Redford Unexpected World Variation on Mad World - magician predicts the mistake made in the color separation
Inspired byRelated to 2013 Small World 32
Tomas Blomberg, Jack Parker Chase The Red Out Of This World type of effect, uncommon method
Inspired byRelated to 2014 Blomberg Laboratories 211
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition brief outline
Related to 2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 115
Bill Simon The Four Queens Procedure eight unknown cards, spectator picks four, all Queens are in one pile
VariationsAlso published here
  • "The Four Queens" (Bill Simon, Mathematical Card Magic, 1964)
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 275
Christoph Borer Die Reiseprospekte out of this world with travel brochures, one have a cross the other a check mark
Related to 2016 21 30
Harapan Ong The Incomplete Strip-Out Stripping cards out from a tapered deck with an unsquared deck

  • Shuffle stacking sandwich demo: shuffling selection between two Jokers
  • Full deck red-black separation
  • Oil and Water: Spectator separates the colors themselves
2017 A New Angle 151
Christoph Borer Die Wünschelrute spectator separates some cards into red and black with a dowsing rod
2018 Mentale Notizen 241
Roberto Mansilla Back to the World using the colors of the backs, cutting cards as markers
2019 Çerca 135
Andrew Musgrave It's a Topsy-Turvy World, Jane twelve cards
Mar. 2020 Genii (Vol. 83 No. 3) 74
Edward Marlo On Rouge et Noire comment
Related to 2021 Output (Issue 16) 14
Brother John Hamman Prepping for O.O.T.W.
  • Exhumations (Jon Racherbaumer)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, 1972
May 2021 Genii (Vol. 84 No. 5) 42