34 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Deck / Rough and Smooth Decks / Two Back Colors
  
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Ralph W. Hull Magnetic Mental Control odd-backed card placed in deck is found by spectator from faces, rough-smoothAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 287
Ralph W. Hull The Magnetic Mental Control using two decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deckAlso published here Greater Magic 533
Tan Hock Chuan, Edward Bagshawe R. & S. Optica Deck deck shown, then it changes back color and all cards are alike, partial rough-smoothInspired byRelated to Rough & Smooth Possibilities 12
Wim Cloostermann Geheime Kräfte performer signs unknown card from red deck on back and puts it into blue deck, spectator choses face-up card and signs it on face, it is the odd-backed signed cardAlso published here
  • Magische Welt
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 18
Ralph W. Hull Die magnetische Kartenkontrolle using two decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deckAlso published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 19
Jochen Zmeck Non Plus Ultra "Mein Verwandlungsspiel"
deck shown normal, then all cards are alike and back changes as well, then back, partial rough-smooth
Related to Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 11
Jochen Zmeck Schwarz-Rot black cards with blue backs put in one case, red cars with red back in another, they transpose, partial rough-smooth Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 12
Ralph W. Hull Trigon II three cards are selected from a deck and put in three glasses, a spectator then takes three cards from another deck that are put with the first cards, when the pairs are turned over, they match, partial rough-smooth red-blue menetekelVariations Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 21
Edward Marlo Roughed Oddity named card is only odd-backed card Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 65
Aldini, Glenn G. Gravatt More Thoughts Anticipated Spectator removes card from red deck, matches card taken out by magician from blue deckInspired by
  • "Final Selection" (Glenn. G. Gravatt)
Roughingly Yours 19
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 1 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal Roughingly Yours 27
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 2 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal Roughingly Yours 29
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Control red-backed card cut into blue deck, spectator names correct one, originally marketed in the 1930s, see also p. 504 for further information (Ed Marlo's Phantom Deck)Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 5th Folio) 449
Jerry K. Hartman Rough Smooth Red-Blue Credits Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 58
Edward Marlo Marlo's Phantom Deck red-blue rough-smooth deck
- First Effect: spectator stops at only odd-backed card, Open Prediction with backs
- Second Effect: thought of card has odd back
- Third Effect: touched card has odd back
Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 43
Edward Marlo Double Out named card is either missing or odd-backed Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 6) 45
Edward Marlo Think Universal with thought-of cards, rough-smooth red-blue Menetekel DeckAlso published here The Unexpected Card Book 68
Edward Marlo Think as I Think with thought of Cards, gaffed, red-blue double backer, red-blue menetekel, three approaches Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 208
Edward Marlo think as i think card tabled, spectator think of card from other deck, they match, roughed red-blue menetekel Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 6) 84
Jon Racherbaumer Macho Matcho card placed on table, matches freely named card from other deck, roughed red-blue menetekel, red-blue double backerInspired by Lecture Notes 1 22
Edward Marlo Think Universal with thought-of cards, rough-smooth red-blue Menetekel DeckAlso published here Lecture Notes 1 23
Ron Wilson Second Sight spectator spreads deck in his hand, choses card with different colored backAlso published here Lecture Notes 5
Karl Fulves Fake Shuffles fake faro shuffle and fake false shuffle with gaffed red/blue decks Octet 38
Basil Horwitz Challenge Premonition performer puts card from a blue deck unseen in an envelope, spectator selects a card from a red deck and puts it in same envelope, when he looks through blue deck, that card is missing, both selected same card The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz 22
Dai Vernon Mental Choice reprint of instructions, 1939
- odd-backed card placed in deck, it turns out to be named card
- freely thought-of card is reversed by performer behind back
A History of the Brainwave Principle 71
Thomas Alan Waters Bluecue two spectators select the same card individually, difference to Standout, second spectator choses a card face downInspired byRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 699
Edward Marlo Commercial Method odd-backed card to wallet, rough-smooth Mene-TekelInspired by The Olram File (Issue 9) 3
Edward Marlo Complete Mental Secret odd-backed card is touched and tabled, any named card removed from other deck, they match, roughed red/blue menetekel, roughed red-blue double-back deck, see also Ibidem #19Related to The Olram File (Issue 10) 4
John Riggs The Falling Prediction stopped card in one deck, prediction is odd-backed card in second deck, roughed Svengali Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 41
Angelo Carbone Tight Squeeze red-backed deck is "merged" into blue deck, it's still one deck but red-blue alternating, optional rough-smooth, using Humbug Humbug 13
Karl Fulves Not Too Blue deck spread face up, card named, deck re-spread face-down, two odd-backed cards sandwich one card, it is the named card Underworld (Issue 3) 38
Sam Schwartz Any Card - Any Wallet card in face-up spread named, odd-backed duplicate predicted in walletRelated to Underworld (Issue 4) 50
Karl Fulves Kreskin's Diary odd-backed card in deck, any date named, they match in diary, method guessing from Kreskin's radio performance Prolix (Issue 9) 566
Bob Farmer Brain Bamboozler Wave one card from red deck to blue deck The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 12