561 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)
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 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 196
Jack Merlin Here There and Everywhere ambitious card, then stop trick, twice the card is at the stopped position
1927/28 15
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
Also published here 1928 17
Joe Berg A Routine with a Double-Back Cards card placed second comes to top several times, sequence à la The Trick that Fooled Houdini, then reversal sequence with faced-deck finish
1930 35
Making a Double Backer
1930 35
Tom Sellers The Double Card Prediction double backer stabbed in deck
Related to 1931 17
Eric F. Impey Double-Faced Cards how to split cards and make double facers or backers
1931 7
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 91
Ralph W. Hull Which Card Left? Two Card Monte with jumbo cards
1933 21
Two-Card Monte Move
1933 21
Henry Christ The 203rd Force
Related toVariations 1934 38
Eddie Clever The Renovated Sphinx Card Trick two signed cards in hat transpose with signed card in deck, double backer, fake indices card
June 1935
The Jinx (Issue 9)
Louis Lam "Alice in Wonderland" card turns over multiple times, then is spelled out
1935 15
Lin Searles An Amusing Reversal ambitious card, then chosen card turns over, double backer
Related to 1936
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1936)
The Queen Turns Over double backer and sticky card
1937 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 114
Jean Hugard Double Back Principles in Card Magic some credit information
1937 117
Alice in Wonderland card turns over and is spelled to, double backer
1937 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 118
Theodore Annemann Insto-Transpo spectator's and performer's pocket, double backer
Related to 1937 120
Theodore Annemann Initialled Card Telepathy signed card at chosen number or stop trick, double backer
1937 121
Turnover double backer
1937 122
Repeating Card Turnover twenty-six double backers
1937 123
William Larsen A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
VariationsAlso published here 1937 123
Reversi three selections turn over, 51 double backers
1937 124
Satan Behind You double backer
1937 125
The Double Card Prediction double backer
Related to 1937 126
Comedy Relief gag for people that know the air pressure turnover, double backer
1937 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 127
Henry Christ The Perfect Force double backer, 203rd force
Variations 1937 128
Doubleback Card Force for two cards, double backer
1937 128
Easy Coin Switch using double backed card
1937 128
Paul Curry "Touch" prediction written on cards, deck of double facers
Variations 1937 44
Double-Backed Key Card
1938 83
Sam Leo Horowitz The Four Aces double backer
1938 351
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch"
Variations 1938 442
Two Card Monte Move double facer and backer
1938 443
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Double Backed Cards some information followed by applications
1938 480
The Self Reversing Cards ten cards are dealt face-up/face-down, five double backers
Related to 1938 480
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz, Arthur Finley The Ambitious Card with double backer
Related to 1938 481
The Power of the Will spectator deals, double backer
1938 484
The Five Cards Do As I Do - You Can't double backer
1938 485
George G. Kaplan Cagliostro's Card. A Prediction 20$ are bet on the outcome, six duplicates, short card, double backer
Related toVariations 1938 486
Al Baker Effect 2 double backer, Christ Force type challenge location, setting double back key card
Related to 1939
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3)
Theodore Annemann Insto-Transpo spectator's and performer's pocket, double backer
Related toVariations 1939 3
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought-of position, continuous triples
Variations 1939 4
Tom Sellers Think Of A Card
1941 6
Paul Curry Turn of the Century Location setting short double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1941 8
Allan Lambie Double Prediction card reversed behind back is predicted, repeat, deck of double backers
1942 7
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Triple Turn Up three selections, cards alternately face-up and down, half deck double backers
Related to 1942 8
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key card, "by no means new", for impromptu method see footnote
Related toVariations 1942 8
Dr. H. Walter Grote Ghost Writings name of selection appears on rolled up paper
Feb. 1944 37
Henry Christ The 203rd Force uncredited
Variations Feb. 1944 37
R. M. Jamison Double Back Card Force method to repeat 203rd Force with a second card
Inspired byVariations July 1944 60
Paul Curry Turn of the Century Location setting short double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure
Related toAlso published here 1945 79
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson's Discontented Card
May 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 105)
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle
Related toVariationsAlso published here July 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 130)
George G. Kaplan Double-Back Corner-Short Location out of the room selection
Related to 1948 44
George G. Kaplan The Card in the Balloon torn and restored (except missing corner) card in balloon
1948 128
Ken Krenzel, Don Costello Miracle named card turns over
Jan. 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 169)
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)
June/July 1949 8
Paul Rosini Aceo-Changeo worked from top of deck
1950 47
Robert Greve Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung blank deck gets faces and backs
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 12 No. 3)
Ronald B. Edwards Weird Control two suits are shuffled match in order
Apr. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 278)
Alex Elmsley All Backs Routine cutting to Aces presentation
VariationsAlso published here 1954 193
Stewart James The Open Prediction #10 starts with a free cut, halves are placed back-to-back, card at separation is only card dealt face down
Inspired by Aug. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 3)
P. Howard Lyons The Open Prediction #37 prediction written on double facer, prediction later inserted in spread after deal
Nov. 1955
Ibidem (Issue 4)
Lin Searles The Ultimate Aces odd-backed Ace assembly
1958 4
Lin Searles Turnover Add Variation addition and switch variation to switch in three double-backers
Variations 1958 5
Upsendown Cards every second card is turned over in twelve-card packet, then they all are backs up again, second phase in which all turn up again except selection
1959 1
Ken Brooke The Faulty Follower
VariationsAlso published here 1959 3
Twice Predicted spectator pushes a card reversed in the deck, the cards on either side are predicted
Related to 1959 4
Flapjack selection is found face-up in the deck
1959 5
Squelch fellow magician cannot do air-pressure turnover, gag, double backer
1959 6
The Final Spell selection turns over, then it is spelled out
1959 6
Edward Marlo New Touch Predictions using a deck with the same card on all the backs
Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
Edward Marlo Double Touch Prediction handling with two prediction, using Joe Berg's Atomic Deck (mis-indexed double facer deck)
Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
Jack Avis Stamp of Approval card marked with stamp is used to chose two cards, prediction of the two selections
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Everett Lyda Cutting to the Aces
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
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 25
James G. Thompson Jr. Low Bow to Don Tanner
Inspired by
  • Don Tanner's "Six Card Mental Test"
June 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 358)
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)
Edward Marlo Marlo's Svengali with idea for Curry's Touch
Feb. 1962
The New Phoenix (Issue 366)
Arthur Rasper Die sich drehende Karte three cards, center one turns over, partial rough-smooth
1962 17
P. Howard Lyons Tetched two cards from face-up spread are matched with two cards from face-down spread
Sep. 1962
Ibidem (Issue 26)
Nate Leipzig Reverso
1963 173
L. K. Stevenson More on the Monte
Inspired by Mar. 1963
The New Phoenix (Issue 378)
Conrad Schmoranzer Postalisch ermittelt reversed card predicted in envelope
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 24 No. 4)
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
May 1964
The New Phoenix (Issue 390)
Ronald B. Edwards Out of this Country ten-card ESP packet dealt into two piles by spectator, it is separated into two full sets
  • Method I (secret switching in pocket)
  • Method II (double facer and backer)
Nov. 1964
Ibidem (Issue 30)
Edward Marlo The Bet without Odds - Solutions three methods, see also p. 47
Inspired byRelated to July 1966 45
William P. Miesel Static solution
Inspired by Sep. 1966 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 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 23
Jochen Zmeck Tuwit
Inspired by 1967 24
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse with Gaffs double backer or facer
1968 103
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force continued on p. 198
Related to July 1968 194
Horace E. Bennett Ein frappanter Kartentrick card thought at number is apparently removed from under the table
Also published here
  • "Genii" June 1965.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 2)
Dr. William Weyeneth Aus meiner Kühltruhe three selections, with 26 double backer
Related to 1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 6)
Aldini Predict-O-Deck Prediction written on card matches selection
1969 26
Aldini, Paul Curry Mental-Matic Deck Name of card written on back of a card, matches freely thought of card
Inspired by 1969 38
Aldini Finale Touch Deck Prediction written on card matches free selection
1969 39
Jon Racherbaumer Pardon My Backs! with thick double backer
Summer 1970
Hierophant (Issue 4)
Edward Marlo Notes on a Miracle Kings are inserted next to Queens by spectator, ten methods (ungaffed, double facers, double backers, roughed)
Related to Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
Bruce Cervon Turn Me Over! funny messages on cards
Related to 1971 9
Mike Rogers Still Avid color changing back kicker
Feb. 1971
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Al Baker Ambitious Card phase from Daley Notebooks, then sequence using Ace, Two and Three
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1971 474
T. Nelson Downs Ambitious Card - 5. double backer
1972 51
Gene Castillon Ladies sing the Blues three card twisting routine with color changing back kicker
Mar. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Victor Farelli, Rolf Andra Ein verblüffender "Reverso"-Trick three selections end up reversed in the deck
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 3)
Dai Vernon Vernon's Magic Mix No. 21, cards put alternately face-up/face-down with spectator, all straighten out except selections, half the deck is double backers, cheek to cheek
1972 11
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Note No. 246, double backer in Ambitious Card, no details
1972 62
Double Backer Torn And Restored Card Variation No. 473
Related to 1972 132
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Four Ace Trick With Double Backer No. 596, double-backer used in switch-out
1972 166
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Double Backer Effect No. 607, setting double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure, shown by Al Baker
Related to 1972 169
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)
Henry Christ, James G. Thompson Jr. The 203rd Force
Oct. 1973
Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Paul Curry Turn of the Century setting double backer as key card, out-of-hand selection procedure
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1974 57
Karl Fulves Heavy Traffic prediction vanishes from between two jacks twice, then the chosen card appears between the jacks
Related toVariations 1974 2
Karl Fulves Second Method prediction vanishes from between two Jacks twice, then the chosen card appears between the Jacks
1974 4
Jim Lee Into the Case "Magical Lee" card placed in case in beginning is later selection, double backer
1975 21
Persi Diaconis Diaconis Card Vanish several cards one by one with double backer, no details, only mentioned
Related to 1975 159
Jon Racherbaumer Flash Sandwich double backer, double facer, hung card
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Two two jacks dropped on card on deck which is instantly sandwiched
1975 2
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Three card vanishes between jacks on deck
1975 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 3
Marvin Johnson Re-Opened Prediction two methods
Feb. 1975 866
Arthur Hill Numbers Up deck of number cards, design duplication on two cards, mirror in lap
Mar. 1975 872
Karl Fulves Going.... Aces vanish one at a time on deck, credit information, Ace-vanish idea with double backer by Vosburgh
Related toVariations May 1975 959
Jan Torell Trick with 3 Giant Cards three jumbo cards, silk is produced and back of one card changes color
1975 16
Horace E. Bennett Selected Card to Pocket card to pocket, repeated phase with named card out of two cards
Inspired by 1975 85
Edward Marlo Sandwich Card Sandwiched Card is though of, double backer
1976 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)
Nick Trost Color-Changing Pack
1976 34
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Card Elimination Card vanishes from deck, then appears face up in the deck later
Also published here 1976 22
Nick Trost U-Find-It Spectator locates card by stabbing face up card into the deck
Also published here 1976 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 18
Burling Hull The Double Force spectator pushes card reversed in deck, cards on either side are forced
1976 50
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kicker
Also published here 1976 3
Paul Curry Past, Present And Future two decks, three cards match, (apparently original) version of Paul Curry's "Touch"
Related to 1977 68
Jeff Busby Back to Back all backs with four cards, to four normal cards to all backs again
Related toVariations 1977 2
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kicker
Also published here 1977 3
Jochen Zmeck Plus Eins: Die Ansage classic Do as I Do, the card the ends up reversed in the spectator's packet announces the next trick each time, running gag
1977 32
Sam Leo Horowitz The Third Method double backer
1978 6
Sam Schwartz The Fourth Method double backer
1978 7
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fifth Method no extra card, double index aces, double backers
1978 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 14
David Solomon Toss-in Triumph no card reversed after Triumph, indicator is tossed next to selection
1978 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)
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)
Reinhard Müller Eine Doppelrückenkarten kann Karten forcieren forcing with double backer
  • Anwendung 1
  • Variante
  • Anwendung 2
Mar. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
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)
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)
Geoffrey Scalbert Die Falschspielerbrille by "Scalbert", apparently marking on back of cards which can only be seen with glasses, then marks can be seen for everybody
Related toAlso published here
  • "Abracadabra" Vol. 62, Nr. 1609. 1976.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 39 No. 1)
Elvio Giani Les Cartes Lugano several cards are chosen and replaced in the deck, they are all found reversed in the deck
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 39 No. 3)
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times
VariationsAlso published here 1979 1
Victor Marsh Found selection returned to cased deck, medium in other room finds selection
Variations 1979
The Chronicles (Issue 20)
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)
Bill Wisch Pecuniary Paste-boards Aces are lost and found again, a coin appears under each card
1979 14
Jochen Zmeck Rot-Grün-Überraschung card chosen from red-backed deck, same card reversed in green-backed deck, then cards are shown to have transposed
1979 4
Darwin Ortiz Back Off small packet handling
Also published here 1979 1
Father Cyprian Multiple Surprises Ace cutting with color changing back kicker, different colors, four double backers
1980 46
Edward Marlo You Did It Again and Again! six cards, spectator thinks one, is turned over by spectator himself, repeats
Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant)
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman On The Munch, or Eating Out (A Cannibal Card) simultaneous multiple vanish, three double backer
1980 60
Gene Maze Bon Voyage double backer, lapping
1980 79
Dr. Lawrence Weinstein Back-Up business card used to stab into the deck
Magick (Issue 258)
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)
Ken Brooke The Faulty Follower
Also published here 1980 144
Roy Johnson Pokerrocker five all-backs cards change into poker hand
Also published here
  • Everyman Cards, 1979
1980 15
Darwin Ortiz Back Off! small packet handling
VariationsAlso published here Aug. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 8)
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 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 55
Tony Slydini The Slydini Touch finesse for splitting an apparent double backer into two cards
1981 57
Edward Marlo Surprise signed card travels to anywhere, see also page 81 of Marlo's Plus Package
1981 11
Edward Marlo Christ-Crossed Clairvoyance two cards named after Christ-Force type procedure, double backer
Sep. 1981
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Edward Marlo The Unexpected Signed Card to Wallet Christ-Force type selection procedure
Oct. 1981
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 10)
Karl Fulves Foolzum with the Neal Elias half pass, variation with twenty-six double backers
1981 67
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff The Beast With Two Backs prediction, then two cards fuse back to back
1981 113
Two Card Monte Switch Hofzinser type
1981 114
Stephen Tucker Hypno spectator stops dealing at his card because he sees a line drawn it, hypnosis presentation
Variations Sep. 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 5)
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
Dec. 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8)
Alex Elmsley Lauter Rückseiten Routine with Ace production
Also published here June 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 8 No. 2)
Al Smith Audition Aces Aces produced, then they vanish on top of the deck one by one, Vernon Fooled Houdini sequence, then Aces reappear, one Ace in pocket transposes with one Ace in the deck, duplicate
Related to 1981 9
Philip T. Goldstein New Wave spectator reverses one of five ESP cards, same is reversed in packet in envelope
1982 1
Philip T. Goldstein Back-Ordered four card small packet All Backs
1982 7
Ray Mertz Mirror Twist backs of four fours change colors, then faces change into mirrors
1982 27
Philip T. Goldstein On the Beach transformation of backs of four cards, one by one
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas))
Denny Laub, Gary Inglese Past Tense Tarot deck is cut and pile turned over, card is remembered and all cards are turned back, performer divines cards and gives a reading
Inspired by July 1982
Magick (Issue 308)
, 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 15
Bert Allerton Two Card Monte Turnover
1982 150
Eugene Burger Brain-Waved both sides of the deck can be displayed
Also published here 1982 12
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Mono) open double backer is "unfused" into two selections
Related to 1983 68
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Stereo) open double backer, four of a kind production
1983 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)
Edward Marlo All Backs Routine packet version, double backer
1983 20
Edward Marlo Double Thought Prediction two cards predicted on other cards, rough smooth deck, five handlings
1983 71
Edward Marlo Indubitable Cards Across
double backers
1983 43
Charles (Chuck) Kohrs Brainstorm though of card predicted in bag, using cloth bag with cards printed on it, two handlings
1983 243
Al Smith Terror! only odd backed card is selected in deck, duplicate with same back as deck is found reversed
Jan. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 21)
Stephen Tucker Eureka monte in the hands , ending in Bizarre Twist
Inspired by 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3)
Bill Worsley Straight to the Heart printing of four blank cards
Aug. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 28)
Philip T. Goldstein Whispereaders three selections are divined, then are found to have X on the back
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 29)
Karl Fulves Reverse/Triumph every other card turned over, discussions of different methods, credit information on Triumph
1983 102
Drunter + Drüber mention of Al Koran's cheek to cheek triumph from New Pentagram
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 44 No. 2)
Jerry K. Hartman Order Restored one suit is reversed in deck and orders itself, gaffed and ungaffed (faro) method
Related toVariations Jan. 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 1)
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
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook)
Philip T. Goldstein, Stephen Tucker Packet Muster packet version of Stephen Tucker's "You Must Be Psychic" (Cardiac-Arrest)
Summer 1984
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
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 Summer 1984
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Dan Garrett Flushback royal flush
1984 15
David Britland Still Counting on back of card is 7up logo, card is found at seventh position from that card
Apr. 1984
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36)
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 20
Louis Falanga Jazz Fusion Jazz Aces variation with O. Henry kicker, double backer
Variations 1985 84
Louis Falanga In Case of Fire double backer
1985 70
Louis Falanga Ace-Sumed Coincidence spectator touches aces, double backer
1985 73
Meir Yedid Born Again double backer is split into two cards which produce another card (baby)
1985 293
Philip T. Goldstein Sub-Scription signed joker travels up and down in 4-card-packet, double backers
1985 437
Louis Falanga Jim Bob Poker small packet routine, royal flush kicker
Inspired byVariations 1985 11
Double Backer Force for two cards
1985 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 4
Ben Harris Instant Fold #2 card folds itself into quarters in a flash
Inspired by 1985 62
Dai Vernon The Trick That Fooled Houdini double backed card
Variations 1985/87 100
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 13
David Britland Sagittarius out-of-hand selection, performer stabs reversed card next to selection, Henry Christ Force inspired
Related to 1986 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 26
Peter Duffie Valediction Xs appear on the back of whole deck
1987 101
Ken Simmons Another Cutting to the Aces
Variations 1987 5
Michael Weber Two-Faced Toss-Out Tossed Out Deck to force a single card, but deck can be shown to be normal and all different
Inspired by 1987 7
Darwin Ortiz Back Off four cards
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1988 145
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #3 double back card
1988 106
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #4 card in center transposes with card on top
1988 134
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #5 little routine, with block turnover
Variations 1988 134
Edward Marlo Signature Transfer nine methods, ungaffed, stranger, duplicate, double backer, partial roughed menetekel (method 8)
1988 189
Juan Tamariz Double Oil and Water 4&4, face-up, face-down
Related to 1988 155
Karrell Fox "E.Z.S.P."
1988 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 57
Edward Marlo Observations B'Wave type effect with three double backers and quartet gaff
1988 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)
Jon Racherbaumer Another Adieux
Apr. 1988
Inside Out (Issue 4)
Brother John Hamman Universal Card nine selections, double backer, double facer
1989 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 41
David Williamson The Hypnotist red hot mama / chicago opener with full deck color change climax
1989 69
Bruce Barnett Dream World chosen Tarot card has name on back
Inspired by Mar. 1989
Magick (Issue 419)
Randy Wakeman The Four-Card Puzzler twisting thing with four Nines, they change into Kings
1989 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)
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)
Bruce Cervon All Backs using double backer and Elmsley's Ace Cutting theme
1990 33
Edward Marlo Marlo's Lost Hull Version nine methods, some with double backer
Related toAlso published here Dec. 1990 1
Edward Marlo Satirical Signed Card two methods, with commentary on "The Signed Card"
Related to 1990 40
Edward Marlo Satirical Signed Card two methods
Related to 1990 54
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times
Also published here 1990 112
Michael Powers Bonus Plot variation of Brother John Hamman's Signed Card where the card is odd backed
Inspired by 1990 8
Ken Brooke Die ungehorsame Karte
Also published here Oct. 1990
Intermagic (Vol. 15 No. 4 & 5)
Alex Elmsley All Backs with Aces cutting to Aces presentation
Also published here 1991 259
Edward Marlo Houdini Would Have Bought This! ambitious sequence with double backer
Oct. 1991
The Olram File (Issue 10)