443 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards / Double Backer / Same Color
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Eduard Hensel Das Hexen-Einmaleins using Goethe's poem from Faust I, illustrated with Ace through Ten which are produced in mixed suits as the values are mentioned, some transform or vanish
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 88
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der forcierte Gedanke (Zweite Ausführung) card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 82
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 196
Jack Merlin Here There and Everywhere ambitious card, then stop trick, twice the card is at the stopped position
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 15
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
Also published here 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 17
Tom Sellers The Double Card Prediction double backer stabbed in deck
1931 Sellers' Secrets 17
Eric F. Impey Double-Faced Cards how to split cards and make double facers or backers
1931 Try This One 7
Unknown A Double Surprise performer and spectator remember card and its position in their halves of the deck, cards taken out, performers card is shown to be a double backer (!), spectator's card is an indifferent card and brought from pocket
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 91
Ralph W. Hull Which Card Left? Two Card Monte with jumbo cards
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 21
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 21
Henry Christ The 203rd Force
Related to 1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 38
Eddie Clever The Renovated Sphinx Card Trick two signed cards in hat transpose with signed card in deck, double backer, fake indices card
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Louis Lam "Alice in Wonderland" card turns over multiple times, then is spelled out
1935 Would You Believe It? 15
Lin Searles An Amusing Reversal ambitious card, then chosen card turns over, double backer
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 134
Unknown The Queen Turns Over double backer and sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 106
Glenn G. Gravatt A Real Magical Vanish odd-backed card from deck into spectator's pocket (where other cards are), two-color double backer, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
Jean Hugard Double Back Principles in Card Magic some credit information
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 117
Unknown Alice in Wonderland card turns over and is spelled to, double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 117
Frank Lane Double Backed Card Routine back of selection changes, ambitious card phase, count-down phase, card reverses, double index gaff and double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 118
Theodore Annemann Insto-Transpo spectator's and performer's pocket, double backer
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 120
Theodore Annemann Initialled Card Telepathy signed card at chosen number or stop trick, double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Turnover double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 122
Unknown Repeating Card Turnover twenty-six double backers
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 123
William Larsen A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
VariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 123
Unknown Reversi three selections turn over, 51 double backers
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 124
Unknown Satan Behind You double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 125
Unknown The Double Card Prediction double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 126
Unknown Comedy Relief gag for people that know the air pressure turnover, double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 126
U. F. Grant Giant Acrobatic Cards some jumbo cards are dealt face up face down alternating, they turn over again while a second packet is now mixed alternately, double backers
VariationsAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 127
Henry Christ The Perfect Force double backer, 203rd force
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 128
Unknown Doubleback Card Force for two cards, double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 128
Unknown Easy Coin Switch using double backed card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 128
Paul Curry "Touch" prediction written on cards, deck of double facers
Variations 1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 44
Unknown Double-Backed Key Card
1938 Greater Magic 83
Sam Leo Horowitz The Four Aces double backer
1938 Greater Magic 351
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch"
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 442
Unknown Two Card Monte Move double facer and backer
1938 Greater Magic 443
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Double Backed Cards some information followed by applications
1938 Greater Magic 480
Unknown The Self Reversing Cards ten cards are dealt face-up/face-down, five double backers
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 480
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz, Arthur Finley The Ambitious Card with double backer
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 481
Unknown The Power of the Will spectator deals, double backer
1938 Greater Magic 484
Unknown The Five Cards Do As I Do - You Can't double backer
1938 Greater Magic 485
George G. Kaplan Cagliostro's Card. A Prediction 20$ are bet on the outcome, six duplicates, short card, double backer
Related toVariations 1938 Greater Magic 486
Al Baker Effect 2 cut-deeper flair challenge location
1939 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 498
Theodore Annemann Insto-Transpo spectator's and performer's pocket, double backer
Related toVariations 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 3
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought of position, continuous triples
Variations 1939 The Incorporated Strange Secrets 4
Al Baker Effect 2 double backer, cut-deeper flair
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 198
Tom Sellers Think Of A Card
1941 Condensed Conjuring 6
Allan Lambie Double Prediction card reversed behind back is predicted, repeat, deck of double backers
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 7
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Triple Turn Up three selections, cards alternately face-up and down, half deck double backers
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 8
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key card
Related to 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 8
Dr. H. Walter Grote Ghost Writings name of selection appears on rolled up paper
Feb. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 9) 37
Dr. H. Walter Grote Cut and Turnover Force
Variations Feb. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 9) 37
R. M. Jamison Double Back Card Force method to repeat Dr. Grote Cut and Turnover Force with a second card
Inspired byVariations July 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 2) 60
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions
1945 My Best 78
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson's Discontented Card
1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 105) 422
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 524
Unknown Double-Back Corner-Short Location out of the room selection
Related to 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 44
Ken Krenzel, Don Costello Miracle named card turns over
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 678
Don Tanner On Location spectator marks a card with an X behind his back, performer locates it behind his back
  • Method No. 1 (deck of double backers)
  • Method No. 2 (deck switch behind back)
July 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 9 & 10) 8
Robert Greve Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung blank deck gets faces and backs
1951 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 12 No. 3) 16
Ronald B. Edwards Weird Control two suits are shuffled match in order
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 278) 1112
Alex Elmsley All Backs Routine cutting to Aces presentation
VariationsAlso published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 193
Lin Searles The Ultimate Aces odd-backed Ace assembly
1958 Ultimate Aces 4
Lin Searles Turnover Add Variation addition and switch variation to switch in three double-backers
1958 Ultimate Aces 5
Jack Avis Stamp of Approval card marked with stamp is used to chose two cards, prediction of the two selections
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 56
Everett Lyda Cutting to the Aces
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 59
Edward Marlo Behind, Under or Above one of five ESP cards thought of, performer removes one and tables it, it is shown to be the selection
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Variations 1960 ESP Handbook and Workshop Kit 25
James G. Thompson Jr. Low Bow to Don Tanner
Inspired by
  • Don Tanner's "Six Card Mental Test"
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 260
Edward Marlo Technicolor Prediction spectator turns over one card behind back, reversed card was predicted and has different colored back, several methods
Related to 1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 64
Edward Marlo Marlo's Svengali with idea for Curry's Touch
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 366) 294
Arthur Rasper Die sich drehende Karte three cards, center one turns over, partial rough-smooth
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 17
Nate Leipzig Reverso
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 173
L. K. Stevenson More on the Monte
Inspired by 1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 340
John Robbins For Magicians Only double backer changes into selection, see p. 394 for idea by Martin Gardner and p. 398 for idea by Francis Haxton
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 388
Edward Marlo The Bet without Odds - Solutions three methods, see also p. 47
Inspired byRelated to July 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 45
William P. Miesel Static solution
Inspired by Sep. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 56
Theodore Annemann The Thought Card - Annotation from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
spectator writes any card on back of card, magician divines it
Related to Dec. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 147
Aldini Gedankendrucken nudist deck variations
Methode 1: Das Rasputin-Spiel
Methode 2: Aldinis Spielkarten-Presse (named card is printed)
Also published here
  • "Rough Stuff" (Al Aldini & Joe Berg)
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil III 23
Jochen Zmeck Tuwit
Inspired by
  • Ken Brooke in "Feke Card Tricks" (Stanley)
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil III 24
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse with Gaffs double backer or facer
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 103
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force continued on p. 198
Related to July 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 9) 194
Aldini Predict-O-Deck Prediction written on card matches selection
1969 Roughingly Yours 26
Aldini, Paul Curry Mental-Matic Deck Name of card written on back of a card, matches freely thought of card
Inspired by 1969 Roughingly Yours 38
Aldini Finale Touch Deck Prediction written on card matches free selection
1969 Roughingly Yours 39
Jon Racherbaumer Pardon My Backs! with thick double backer
1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 210
Edward Marlo Notes on a Miracle Kings are inserted next to Queens by spectator, ten methods (ungaffed, double facers, double backers, roughed)
Related to 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 265
Bruce Cervon Turn Me Over! funny messages on cards
Related to 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 9
Mike Rogers Still Avid color changing back kicker
1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Al Baker Ambitious Card from Daley Notebooks
Variations Dec. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 474
Gene Castillon Ladies sing the Blues three card twisting routine with color changing back kicker
1972 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 18
Lin Searles Impossible Location out-of-hand selection (203rd force), card vanishes and reappears in deck
Related to Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 665
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force
Oct. 1973 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 33
Paul Curry Turn of the Century
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 Paul Curry Presents 57
Karl Fulves Heavy Traffic prediction vanishes from between two jacks twice, then the chosen card appears between the jacks
Related toVariations 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 2
Karl Fulves Second Method prediction vanishes from between two Jacks twice, then the chosen card appears between the Jacks
1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 4
Jim Lee Into the Case "Magical Lee" card placed in case in beginning is later selection, double backer
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 21
Persi Diaconis Diaconis Card Vanish several cards one by one with double backer, no details, only mentioned
Related to 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 159
Jon Racherbaumer Flash Sandwich double backer, double facer, hung card
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 23
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Two two jacks dropped on card on deck which is instantly sandwiched
1975 Kannibal Kards 2
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Three card vanishes between jacks on deck
1975 Kannibal Kards 3
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Four four jacks become three, then two, then one, single card placed in center comes back to top with other jacks
Related to 1975 Kannibal Kards 3
Marvin Johnson Re-Opened Prediction two methods
Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 866
Arthur Hill Numbers Up deck of number cards, design duplication on two cards, mirror in lap
Mar. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 872
Jan Torell Trick with 3 Giant Cards three jumbo cards, silk is produced and back of one card changes color
1975 Magic by Jan Torell 16
Horace E. Bennett Selected Card to Pocket card to pocket, repeated phase with named card out of two cards
Inspired by 1975 Bennett's Best 85
Edward Marlo Sandwich Card Sandwiched Card is though of, double backer
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 71
Henry Christ The Original Christ Force including five variations, one with double backer
Also published here 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 32
Edward Marlo Cased-In Technicolor Thought gaffed
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 38
Edward Marlo More Technicolor Thought named ace in Ace Packet is reversed and odd-backed
  • R-B Double-Backed Think Ace
  • Swindle Technicolor Thought
  • Four-Card Technicolor Thought No. 1
  • Four-Card Technicolor Thought No. 2
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 145
Nick Trost Color-Changing Pack
1976 Subtle Card Magic — Part One 34
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Card Elimination Card vanishes from deck, then appears face up in the deck later
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic — Part Two 22
Nick Trost U-Find-It Spectator locates card by stabbing face up card into the deck
Also published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic — Part Two 24
Jerry Mentzer, Jim Lee In Case Magical Lee prediction put in case, turns out to be later selection signed by spectator on face and performer on back
1976 Second Lecture 18
Burling Hull The Double Force spectator pushes card reversed in deck, cards on either side are forced
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 50
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kicker
Also published here 1976 Maxi-Twist 3
Paul Curry Past, Present And Future two decks, three cards match, (apparently original) version of Paul Curry's "Touch"
Related to 1977 Special Effects 68
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
Sam Leo Horowitz The Third Method double backer
1978 Four-Card Brainwave 6
Sam Schwartz The Fourth Method double backer
1978 Four-Card Brainwave 7
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fifth Method no extra card, double index aces, double backers
1978 Four-Card Brainwave 8
Sam Leo Horowitz Five-Card Brainwave two poker hands dealt, one card chosen, when re-dealt, this card reverses itself, two phases, double backers and rough-smooth
Related to 1978 Four-Card Brainwave 14
David Solomon Toss-in Triumph no card reversed after Triumph, indicator is tossed next to selection
1978 Arch Triumphs 33
Reinhard Müller Ausgewählte Grundanwendungen einer Doppelrückenkarte article on double backer applications, introduction, from second Cardworkshop, April 1976
Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 29
Reinhard Müller Eine Doppelrückenkarte kann Karten Austauschen und damit verbunden zum Verschwinden bringen using a double backer to switch or vanish cards
  • Grundhandlungen
  • Anwendung 1 der Situation 3
  • Anwendung 2 der Situation 3
  • Anwendung 3
  • Anwendung 4
Related to Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 30
Reinhard Müller Eine Doppelrückenkarten kann Karten forcieren forcing with double backer
  • Anwendung 1
  • Variante
  • Anwendung 2
Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 32
Reinhard Müller Eine Doppelrückenkarte kann eine Gedachte Karte im Spiel Lokalisieren double backer as key card
Related to Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 34
Reinhard Müller Bonus: Ein Zuschauer findet die vier Asse card chosen with cutting procedure, rest cut into three packets, Aces are found
Mar. 1978 Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1) 35
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times
VariationsAlso published here 1979 Tearable 1
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Exchange daley's last trick with color changing back kicker
1979 Cycle! 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Twist twisting four cards, one by one, with color changing back kicker
1979 Cycle! 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Elevator packet elevator with color changing back kicker
1979 Cycle! 5
Victor Marsh Found selection returned to cased deck, medium in other room finds selection
Variations 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1258
Francis Haxton Open Selection five cards removed from deck, of those the spectator choses two, they're the selections, two methods
Related to 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 23) 1294
Father Cyprian Multiple Surprises Ace cutting with color changing back kicker, different colors, four double backers
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 46
Edward Marlo You Did It Again and Again! six cards, spectator thinks one, is turned over by spectator himself, repeats
1980 Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 13
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman On The Munch, or Eating Out (A Cannibal Card) simultaneous multiple vanish, three double backer
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 60
Gene Maze Bon Voyage double backer, lapping
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 79
Dr. Lawrence Weinstein Back-Up business card used to stab into the deck
1980 Magick (Issue 258) 1288
Fred Lowe Blindes Sehen three chosen cards are divined by blind-folded performer, simply a Christ Force
Variations Aug. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 2) 49
Ken Brooke The Faulty Follower
Also published here 1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 144
Roy Johnson Pokerrocker five all-backs cards change into poker hand
Also published here
  • Everyman Cards, 1979
1980 Jedermanns Karten + Drei Knüller 15
Richard Kaufman, David Arthur, Gene Maze Fusion two jokers become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again they are two selections
Variations 1981 Cardworks 47
Richard Kaufman Layer by Layer two mates become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again it splits into mates and a selection
1981 Cardworks 55
Slydini The Slydini Touch finesse for splitting an apparent double backer into two cards
1981 Cardworks 57
Edward Marlo Surprise signed card travels to anywhere, see also page 81 of Marlo's Plus Package
1981 21st Century Card Magic 11
Edward Marlo Christ-Crossed Clairvoyance two cards named after Christ-Force type procedure, double backer
1981 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 71
Edward Marlo The Unexpected Signed Card to Wallet Christ-Force type selection procedure
1981 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 10) 75
Karl Fulves Foolzum with the Neal Elias half pass, variation with twenty-six double backers
1981 Milennium Aces 67
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff The Beast With Two Backs prediction, then two cards fuse back to back
1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 113
Unknown Two Card Monte Switch Hofzinser type
1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 114
Stephen Tucker Hypno spectator stops dealing at his card because he sees a line drawn it, hypnosis presentation
Variations 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 5) 80
Stephen Tucker Fantasia four cards are cut to, which are predicted with miniature cards, cards have different colored back than rest of the deck which is blank on the face too
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 148
Alex Elmsley Lauter Rückseiten Routine with Ace production
Also published here June 1981 Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2) 62
Philip T. Goldstein New Wave spectator reverses one of five ESP cards, same is reversed in packet in envelope
1982 12/12 1
Philip T. Goldstein Back-Ordered four card small packet All Backs
1982 12/12 7
Ray Mertz Mirror Twist backs of four fours change colors, then faces change into mirrors
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 27
Philip T. Goldstein On the Beach transformation of backs of four cards, one by one
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 45
Unknown, Peter Kane An Ancient Coin Con Game stack of coins sits on table, betting on orientation of bottom coin
  • With Cards (deck shuffled face-up/face-down, betting on orientation of bottom card)
1982 Kane 15
Bert Allerton Two Card Monte Turnover
1982 Kane 150
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Mono) open double backer is "unfused" into two selections
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 68
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Stereo) open double backer, four of a kind production
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 70
Larry Jennings Duffer's Two Cards to Pocket two thought-of cards from small packet to pocket, no palming, double backer
Also published here June 1983 Epoptica (Issue 4) 229
Edward Marlo All Backs Routine packet version, double backer
1983 Marlo's Plus Package 20
Edward Marlo Double Thought Prediction two cards predicted on other cards, rough smooth deck, five handlings
1983 Marlo's Plus Package 71
Edward Marlo Indubitable Cards Across BONUS
double backers
1983 Unlimited 43
Charles (Chuck) Kohrs Brainstorm though of card predicted in bag, using cloth bag with cards printed on it, two handlings
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 243
Al Smith Terror! only odd backed card is selected in deck, duplicate with same back as deck is found reversed
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 21) 405
Stephen Tucker Eureka monte in the hands , ending in Bizarre Twist
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 36
Bill Worsley Straight to the Heart printing of four blank cards
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 28) 547
Philip T. Goldstein Whispereaders three selections are divined, then are found to have X on the back
Inspired byAlso published here 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 29) 560
Karl Fulves Reverse/Triumph every other card turned over, discussions of different methods, credit information on Triumph
1983 Worknotes On Brainwave 102
Jerry K. Hartman Order Restored one suit is reversed in deck and orders itself, gaffed and ungaffed (faro) method
Variations Jan. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 865
Michael Close, Stewart James Coda Chrome based on "Chronothot" from New Tops, prediction from odd-backed deck is put on table and matched named card, gaffed decks and double backer
1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 286
Philip T. Goldstein, Stephen Tucker Packet Muster packet version of Stephen Tucker's "You Must Be Psychic" (Cardiac-Arrest)
1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2) 21
William P. Miesel Signa-Flite odd-backed card turns out to be same as signed selection, then signature appears on it, simplified variation
Inspired by 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2) 41
Dan Garrett Flushback royal flush
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 15
David Britland Still Counting on back of card is 7up logo, card is found at seventh position from that card
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 705
Richard Kaufman Fusion two blank cards become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again they are two selections, then blank again
Inspired by 1984 Abstract 20
Louis Falanga Jazz Fusion Jazz Aces variation with O. Henry kicker, double backer
1985 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 84
Louis Falanga In Case of Fire double backer
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 70
Louis Falanga Ace-Sumed Coincidence spectator touches aces, double backer
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 73
Meir Yedid Born Again double backer is split into two cards which produce another card (baby)
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 293
Philip T. Goldstein Sub-Scription signed joker travels up and down in 4-card-packet, double backers
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 437
Louis Falanga Jim Bob Poker small packet routine, royal flush kicker
1985 Lake Tahoe Card Magic 11
Unknown Double Backer Force for two cards
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 1
Frederick Braue Cardetection sixteen cards, some face-up some face-down, performer and spectator think of one, both found, eight double facers and eight double backers (1944)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 4
Ben Harris Instant Fold #2 card folds itself into quarters in a flash
Inspired by 1985 Out Of His Mind! 62
David Britland Three Times A Lady two spectators deal face up through a deck each, one card face down, they match and also match prediction, Henry Christ Force
Related to 1986 Psychomancy 13
David Britland Sagittarius out-of-hand selection, performer stabs reversed card next to selection, Henry Christ Force inspired
Related to 1986 Psychomancy 20
Terri Rogers It's a Stick Up signed sticker on back of chosen card, another signed by performer on second card, they transpose
Also published here 1986 Secrets 26
Peter Duffie Valediction Xs appear on the back of whole deck
1987 Inspirations 101
Ken Simmons Another Cutting to the Aces
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 5
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #3 double back card
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 106
Edward Marlo Signature Transfer nine methods, ungaffed, stranger, duplicate, double backer, partial roughed menetekel (method 8)
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 189
Juan Tamariz Double Oil and Water 4&4, face-up, face-down
1988 The Magic Way 155
Karrell Fox "E.Z.S.P."
1988 My Latest Book 79
Edward Marlo "The Blue Thought" odd-backed card tabled, card named, another card removed from another deck and brought to odd-backed card which turns out to be named card
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Mar. 1964
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 57
Edward Marlo Observations B'Wave type effect with three double backers and quartet gaff
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 230
Wayne Dobson The Jumping Signature spectator signs card on face, performer another card on back, signature jumps on back of spectator's card
Related toAlso published here Apr. 1988 Opus (Vol. 1 No. 8) 16
Jon Racherbaumer Another Adieux
Apr. 1988 Inside Out (Issue 4) 13
Brother John Hamman Universal Card nine selections, double backer, double facer
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 209
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
David Williamson The Hypnotist red hot mama / chicago opener with full deck color change climax
1989 Williamson's Wonders 69
Randy Wakeman The Four-Card Puzzler twisting thing with four Nines, they change into Kings
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 127
Terri Rogers Etikettenschwindel signed sticker on back of chosen card, another signed by performer on second card, they transpose
Also published here Apr. 1989 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 3) 99
Peps Zoller Kartendrucken am Stammtisch card printing routine with humorous presentation and gag cards (Fifteen of Diamonds, Three and a Half of Clubs, Fifty-Two on One)
Oct. 1989 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 1) 34
Bruce Cervon All Backs using double backer and Elmsley's Ace Cutting theme
1990 Ultra Cervon 33
Edward Marlo Marlo's Lost Hull Version nine methods, some with double backer
Related toAlso published here 1990 The Olram File (Issue 1) 1
Edward Marlo Satirical Signed Card two methods, with commentary on "The Signed Card"
Related to 1990 That's It 40
Edward Marlo Satirical Signed Card two methods
Related to 1990 Finally! 54
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times
Also published here 1990 Focus 112
Michael Powers Bonus Plot variation of Brother John Hamman's Signed Card where the card is odd backed
Inspired by 1990 Top Secret Stuff 8
Ken Brooke Die ungehorsame Karte
Also published here Oct. 1990 Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4&5) 179
Alex Elmsley All Backs with Aces cutting to Aces presentation
Also published here 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 259
Edward Marlo Houdini Would Have Bought This! ambitious sequence with double backer
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 13
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Related to 1991 Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 9
Steven Hamilton Lightning Aces Aces vanish one by one from hand and reappear face-up in center of deck, shown one-by one, deck of double backers
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1991 Profile (Issue 1) 8
Wayne Dobson The Jumping Signature spectator signs card on face, performer another card on back, signature jumps on back of spectator's card
Also published here 1991 Opus (Vol. 3 No. Opus Selection) 11
Darwin Ortiz The Capitulating Queens - Handling Variation
Inspired by 1992 Don't Blink 52
Philip T. Goldstein Montexposé odd back card vanishes among four other cards
1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 4) 6
Unknown Two Card Monte Handling
1992 Magic with Credit Cards 59
Gene Lawton Cheaters Solution to "A Card Problem" deck faced and spread on table, face-up and face-down card pushed out of spread, they are mates, mate SBS
Inspired by 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 12
Steve Dusheck Turncoat Cards cards turn over with double transformation kicker
Inspired by
  • "Boot Hill" (Eddie Burke)
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 48
Steve Dusheck The Dusheck Wallet double backed card in wallet
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 129
Peter Kane The Magic Square Ace through Nine taken from deck, magic square build on table, then all backs have changed
1992 One Card Wonders 2
Jerry Mentzer Gag Hummer four cards, after some under-the-table procedure only chosen card is reversed, does not use CATO
1993 Card File 76
Peter Duffie Betwixt and Between card chosen, Christ Cut to select a number by counting turned-over block, then Jokers turn over and trap that number of card, then the selection
Inspired by 1993 Card Selection 8
Steve Dusheck Personality Lines Touch with four design cards, no credit
1993 Dusheck's Mental Magic 48
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz Key Card Move double backer is placed next to selection in out-of-hands selection procedure
1994 More Greater Magic 1105
John Northern Hilliard Magic Thrust Variations - C. short card and two double backers
1994 More Greater Magic 1210
John Northern Hilliard "Think , 'Stop!'" Card Tricks three methods, double backer and tactile key cards
1994 More Greater Magic 1211
Gene Maze Wild Card Nos. 1 & 2 No. 1: front and backs change
No. 2: routine with three selections
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 158
Paul Gertner The Peter Pan Trick "(The Shadow Cards)"
packet trick in which three cards turn blank and back
1994 Steel and Silver 110
Basil Horwitz A Mindreading and Premonition Experience deck is shuffled, five cards selected, four are divined by performer and last predicted
1994 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 3 61
David Neighbors Colorful Rip-Off Triumph cards shuffled face up / face down, face up cards are "ripped through" deck except selection, with color changing back kicker
Inspired by 1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 1
Bob Farmer, Theodore DeLand Two-Card Monte
1994 Beat 'em, Cheat 'em, Leave 'em Bleedin' 27
Robert Parrish Trained Cards two cards in two pockets transpose, using deck of double facers
Inspired by
  • routine by Dave Jones (from Ken Allen Lecture Notes from 1957)
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 78
John Carney Method One four pieces placed on deck, card visibly restores
1995 Torn & Restored 2
Jim Krenz All Expense Paid Trip for Three three cards travel from packet to packet
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1067
Steve Beam Signature Card to Wallet card travels to wallet first, then signature
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1069
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Connotes 4
Alexander de Cova Super Easy Triumph cheek to cheek handling
Also published here 1995 Verblüffend Einfach — Einfach Verblüffend 22
Clayton Rawson, Karl Fulves Simon Says No. 34, five cards each, spectator cannot follow
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 64
David Malek The Yellow Kid all backs with four cards and gambling demonstration, Himber wallet
Inspired by 1995 The Lexicon 19
Steve Beam The Big Finish card changes into jumbo version of selection, two methods
Inspired byRelated to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 29
Edward Marlo The Inexplicable Reverse spectator shuffles before four Aces are shown reversed together in center, thick double backer
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1977
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 317
Edward Marlo The Inexplicable Result Aces lost in different parts of the deck, spectator shuffles, Aces found reversed together in deck
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 318
Nate Leipzig The Leipzig Stop Trick No. 1, "as explained by Arthur Buckley to Marlo"
Variations 1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 392
Bob King Repeat Triumph thick double backer
1995 Opening Night Magic 25
Jim Krenz All Expense Paid Trip For Three three cards across, no touch condition
1995 All Expense Paid Trip For Three 1
U. F. Grant Die akrobatischen Riesenkarten some jumbo cards are dealt face up face down alternating, they turn over again while a second packet is now mixed alternately, double backers
Also published here 1995 Intermagic (Vol. 19 No. 4&5) 152
Claude Rix Le jeu qui change de couleur
1995 Claude Rix et ses 52 partenaires 90
Alexander de Cova Super Easy Triumph cheek to cheek handling
Also published here 1995 Mini-Seminar 1995 9
Michael Close Out of U and ME clean turnover of one card, full deck of double backers
1996 Workers Number 5 68
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Related to 1996 Desert Seminar Notes 7
Karl Fulves Named Stranger Triumph named card has different back, using Side Effects Deck
Related to 1996 Blocking Off 38
Karl Fulves Naming The Stranger
Inspired by 1996 13 Prophets 47
Karl Fulves 13th Prophet 203rd Force
1996 13 Prophets 57
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
James Swain, Darwin Ortiz Finale for the Capitulating Queens vanish of signed card to wallet
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 182
Jon Racherbaumer Handling of Norm Osborne's Unlimited Vanish
1996 Miracles with Cards 186
Karl Fulves InVisible Ink spectator's initials on back of card vanish, reappear and disappear again, using a ten-card packet
Related toVariations 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 69
Harry Riser Three Card Metamorphosis three cards shown all alike, then three different backs, then normal again
1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 187
Unknown Cold Fusion
1996 Method in Effect 3
Philip T. Goldstein Bubengeflüster three selections are divined, then are found to have X on the back
Also published here 1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 4&5) 178
Juno Verkehrt selection reverses and travels to other packet
Also published here 1996 Inside Cardmagic — Band 2 89
Wolfgang Sommer Leicht + Stark all cards of one color turn over
Inspired byAlso published here 1996 Inside Cardmagic — Band 2 148
Aldo Colombini Heat creating double facer and double backer
Variations Sep. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 9) 2840
Nick Trost Miracle Match Up similar to Gemini Mates in plot, two methods
Inspired by
  • "Prospero" (Peter Warlock, The Magigram, February 1980)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 177
Nick Trost Duo Brainwave no rough/smooth
Inspired by
  • "Ultra Brainwave Deck" (Patrick Page, Abracadabra, May 1982)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 180
Nick Trost Dingle's "Royal Triumph" - Trost Version Four kings with odd backs will change into four selections
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 182
Nick Trost The Tic-Tac-Toe Divination Deck of 'X's and 'O's, match order of 'X's and 'O's.
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 185
Nick Trost A Clean-Cut Coincidence Spectator coincidentally selects mates, which is predicted by performer
Inspired byVariations
  • "Double Influence" (Tom Mosier, The Linking Ring, May 1995)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 193
Henry Christ The 203rd Force / Henry Christ Force
Related to 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 194
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Elimination Selection appears reversed in deck after it has vanished
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 194
Karl Fulves Dr. Acula unknown sandwiched card, selection on deck, sandwich placed on top and deck cut, sandwiched card now is selection
1997 The Vampire Chronicles 18
Wesley James, Harry Lorayne Siamese Shuffle "shuffle" travels from one half to other
  • Method I
  • Method II (twenty-six double backers)
  • Method III (thirteen double backers)
  • Method IV - Cold Deck (deck switch presentation)
  • The Lorayne Approach (deck switch presentation)
Related to 1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 62
Frank Csuri Double Back Think double lift on deck
1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 15
Basil Horwitz Challenge Incredible Memory pseudo memory book test, every first word from any book apparently memorized, with number cards
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 4 61
Henry Christ Christ Force 203rd force
1997 The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz — Volume 4 63
David Solomon, Edward Marlo Stripped Cheek To Cheek
1997 Solomon's Mind 207
Simon Lovell Give Me The Mayo cleaner handling with double backer
Inspired by 1997 Simon Says! 53
Nick Trost Ein wahrer Knockout spectator stabs card next to his selection behind back
Also published here 1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 4&5) 186
Tom Gagnon Automatic Card at Any Number with the Versatile Spread Control
Variations 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 67) 1374
Tom Gagnon Makeshift Double building double-facer, double-backer, long cards, and key cards, with sticky label of card box
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1468
Peter Duffie Phantom Stab reversed card appears with two selections on either side
  • With Three Selections
Inspired by 1998 Covert Concepts 12
Steve Mayhew, Toby Wessel Dolores in a Meadow ambitious card, in the end hole deck are double backers
1999 Impressing Jodie Foster 3
Milton Kort Quintimodo Performer and spectator has five cards, Do as I Do effect but audience cannot get same result, diminishing number of cards, credit information on the plot
Inspired by
  • "Quasimodo" (Stephen Tucker, Abracadabra No. 2589, Sept 1995)
1999 Kort 31
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52
Inspired byRelated to 1999 Baltimore Notes 4
Bob King Repeat Triumph
1999 Private Notes 17
Doug Conn Conn's Fusion two cards marked on back fuse into double backer
1999 Tricks of my Trade 170