119 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / All backs
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Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Magic Picture Book" Deck "The Ever Changing Deck"
cards are printed on all-backs deck, all-backs/faces spread display, natural bow and every other card reversed
More "Eye-Openers" 16
Dai Vernon The All Backs Related toVariations Expert Card Technique 459
Edward Marlo Effect No. 12 The Marlo Miracle Deck 6
Edward Marlo The Trick Deck All Backs and All Faces, ungaffed, see page 196 for creditsVariations The Cardician 171
Edward Marlo Junior's Card Trick small packet all backs & all faces, four cards The Cardician 190
Edward Marlo Chameleon Deck Routine all-backs and all-faces routine with color changing back kicker Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 65
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico Direct Backs and Faces all-backs and all-faces routine Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 71
Jon Racherbaumer Pardon My Backs! with thick double backer Hierophant (Issue 4) 210
Edward Marlo The Wrong Deck deck is shown as double backed, then double faced, then blank, then normal Hierophant (Issue 4) 207
Edward Marlo right-hand pressure fan notes reverse fan applications, hiding face-up cards in face-down fan, All Backs, ..., right-handed pressure fan suggested by Frank ShieldsVariationsAlso published here Hierophant (Issue 4) 210
Allan Ackerman All Backs all backs then all faces, while retaining a stack Magic Mafia Effects 11
Allan Ackerman All Backs Additional Notes Magic Mafia Effects 17
Milton Kort All Backs Finish three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phase Epilogue (Issue 13) 100
Johnny Thompson, Harry Riser Hofzinser All-Backed three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phase, see references for credit informationRelated toVariationsAlso published here Epilogue (Issue 12) 91
Karl Fulves All Backs three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phaseInspired by Epilogue (Issue 12) 95
Frank Garcia All Backs Super Subtle Card Miracles 16
Karl Fulves Chameleon Deck all backs and color changing deck combo Notes From Underground 35
Derek Dingle All Backs aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backersRelated to Epilogue (Issue 19) 179
Dai Vernon, Bob Read All Backs and Additions Related to Thanks to Pepys... 32
Karl Fulves Fastbacks small packet, with selection Packet Switches (Part One) 55
Bruce Cervon Hofzinser All-Backed three card packet, two methods:
- Easy as One-Two-Three
- All for One
Epilogue (Issue 19) 174
Dr. Richard Cook Color Changing Deck all backs phase, then aces and faces appear, all backs change colors except aces Card Cavalcade II 48
Jerry Mentzer Card Combinations all backs followed by a two card revelation Close Up Cues 8
Jerry K. Hartman Bachanal four cards transform, combination with "Back to Back", see also Fulves' notes on page 243Inspired byVariations Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 239
Jerry K. Hartman Bachanal - Alternate Ending Inspired by 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 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 3) 174
Derek Dingle All Backs Routine aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backersRelated to Additional Deceptions 13
Doug Alker The Useless Pack all backs then all faces, then all backs again but with different colorRelated to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8) 249
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kickerAlso published here Maxi-Twist 3
Edward Marlo A Three Way Illusion with selections and fair process, credit information Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 312
Jerry Mentzer All Backs Plus all backs plus triumph Card Cavalcade Four 129
Jeff Busby Back to Back all backs with four cards, to four normal cards to all backs againRelated toVariations Back to Back 2
Roger Smith Maxi-Twist All Backs twisting with all backs kickerAlso published here 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 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 585
Philip T. Goldstein Back Gammon packet all backs, changing back kickerRelated toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 11) 597
Jeff Busby Royal Backs five apparently double-backed cards change into Royal Flush, see Reference ShelfRelated toVariations The Chronicles (Issue 1) 1070
Father Cyprian Flash Backs five cards, change into Royal FlushRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 10) 1164
Father Cyprian Flash Backs second method, five cards, change into Royal FlushRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1171
Jerry K. Hartman Back to Backanal Four blank cards become all backs, then become four Aces Loose Ends 23
Earl Nelson Color Changing Deck featuring a deck switch in the lap at the end of an optional preliminary All Backs routine Variations 17
Richard Kaufman The Inside Out Deck all back deck, then two of the double facers are split into the four Aces, deck is normal again Cardworks 51
Darwin Ortiz Back Off! small packet handlingVariationsAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 519
Allan Ackerman Short All-Backs Routine Quick 3-WayRelated toVariations Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 7
Derek Dingle Triple Color-Changing All Backs Aces The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 202
Derek Dingle Technicolor All Backs color changing deck climax The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 200
Derek Dingle All Backs with Selections The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 205
Karl Fulves Reference Notes credit information on previous trick Las Vegas Straight 2
Ron Massey "All-Backs" - An Introduction to a Card Routine with all blank phase Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 46
Bill Worsley Back to Back five cardsInspired by Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 4) 1028
Philip T. Goldstein Back-Ordered four card small packet All Backs 12/12 7
Richard M. Gamble Kicker Colour Change color changing all backsRelated to Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1106
Karl Fulves The All Backs credit information Worknotes On Brainwave 105
Marc Russell Any Which Way You Can cross between All Backs and Sleeve AcesInspired by Cardopolis (Issue 1) 19
Edward Marlo All Backs Routine packet version, double backer Marlo's Plus Package 20
Edward Marlo Impromptu All Backs packet version Marlo's Plus Package 23
Paul Brignall Getting Your Own Back four Aces and selection Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 21) 408
Steve Beam Back to Aces all backs with four cards, one by one they change into acesVariations The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 1) 6
Karl Fulves Blank Brainwave thirteen double-blank cards shown, Diamond value named, it appears and has back, no method Worknotes On Brainwave 109
Steve Beam All Backs Addition two moves for all back routines, a display of all cards and a transformation (one handed top palm) The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 41
Arturo de Ascanio Nur Rückenmuster all backs, cutting to Aces in processInspired by
  • "Alexander Elmsley's All Backs Routine" in Lewis Ganson's "Routined Manipulation Finale"
Also published here
Ilusionismo — Nur Rückenmuster 3
Michael Louis Apocalypse Variations Or Additions four cardsInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 983
Dan Garrett Flushback royal flush Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 15
Larry Jennings Larry Jennings All Backs Routine Lake Tahoe Card Magic 62
Ben Harris I'll Show You How! top few cards are shown as double facers, then normal again Out Of His Mind! 28
Mike Gallo Radi-Cull four indifferent cards change to selection, selection disappears, small packet all backs, all change to kings Best of Friends - Volume II 32
Louis Falanga Jim Bob Poker small packet routine, royal flush kicker Lake Tahoe Card Magic 11
Philip T. Goldstein Back Gammon packet all backs, changing back kickerRelated to FISM Madrid 1985 6
Don England The Trick Deck All backs, one side blank, normal, with changing case kicker Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 63
J. C. Doty Faces Minus One all cards get backs and then again faces except selection which stays double backed, rest in NDO Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 6) 1363
Hippie Torrales Snap Spread Routine two Aces become all backs, then Kings Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 8) 1530
Bruce Cervon Hofzinser All-Backed three card packet, two methods:
- Easy as One-Two-Three
- All for One
The Cervon File 116
Darwin Ortiz Back Off four cardsVariationsAlso published here Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 145
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 So Soon? 41
Enrique Carpinetti Introduction to the All-Backs Routine small packet 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 Randy Wakeman Presents 14
Bruce Cervon All Backs using double backer and Elmsley's Ace Cutting theme Ultra Cervon 33
Harry Lorayne, Edward Marlo Four Faces Best Quick Three-Way with four cards: all alike, all backs, kings Trend Setters 93
Philip T. Goldstein Back Ordered sequential All backs and back to normal, packet versionAlso published here
  • "Back-Ordered" in "Magigram" August, 1980.
Focus 29
Philip T. Goldstein Back Gammon packet all backs, changing back kickerAlso published here Focus 32
José Carroll All Backs - The Creation handling for beginning and end, tarot cards 52 Lovers — Volume II 22
Alex Elmsley All Backs with Aces cutting to aces presentation The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 259
Edward Marlo Backing the Royal Family small packet all backs with transformation into royal flush The Olram File (Issue 10) 13
Arturo de Ascanio Azul, Rojo, Blanco (Análisis de una Construcción) all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climaxAlso published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 125
Arturo de Ascanio Todo Dorsos cutting to Royal Flush in process, including Impromptu VersionInspired byAlso published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 148
Jack Carpenter Jack's Backs four double backed cards are printed, ungaffed Modus Operandi 45
Karl Fulves Sven's Back Rigmarole (Issue 1) 8
Jean Hugard All Backs reprint of Hugard's 1930 marketed method, with added illustrations Verbatim (Issue 9) 107
Karl Fulves Line of Credit credit information on this routineRelated to Verbatim (Issue 5) 37
Alexander de Cova All Backs Display Secrets No. 1 27
Karl Fulves Interim Report on All Backs, secrecy Rigmarole (Issue 9) 107
Allan Ackerman The Small Packet All Backs featuring Ackerman's "Quick Four Way" Las Vegas Kardma 122
David Malek The Yellow Kid all backs with four cards and gambling demonstration, Himber walletInspired by The Lexicon 19
Dominique Duvivier New-Wave All Backs Red and blue double-backed cards shuffled together and magically separate. One of the double backers is split into two Jokers, then the faces on the rest of the deck appear Magie Duvivier 175
Harry Riser The Practice Deck Royal Flush production climax The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 77
Dan Block Face Off four cards with backs on both sides change into selection then into quartet of the selection The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1184
Simon Lovell Mini All Backs all backs with deck and small backedInspired by Simon Says! 202
Tom Craven All Backs Routine five cards, Royal Flush ending Card File Two 151
Ron Bauer, Roy Johnson Owed to Poker Dan five double-backers become five acesInspired by
  • "Poker Dan" (Roy Johnson, Everyman Cards, 1981)
Owed to Poker Dan 1
Edward Marlo All Backs Display Related to The Book of Secrets 193
John Carney Mercurial Cards face card changes a few times, deck becomes all backs, blank and normal again The Book of Secrets 180
Tony Griffith The All Backs Routine Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 4 126
Darwin Ortiz The New Back Off four cardsInspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 136
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Magic Cards all backs, letter cards that spell MAGIC produced, deck changes into an ABC deck Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 69
Wesley James Quick Three-Way, May Way "final", with all-backs phase Enchantments 77
Arturo de Ascanio All-Backs cutting to Royal Flush in process, including Impromptu VersionInspired byRelated to
  • "Ilusionismo" N° 301, 1984.
Also published here
The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 72
Arturo de Ascanio Blue, Red, White: A Constructional Study all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climaxAlso published here The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 251
Nick Trost, Johnny Thompson A Packet of Backs small packet all backs Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 194
Steve Beam Packaging placing text on card case for presentational ideas:
- Seconds
- Pre-Mixed
- All-Backs
- Ordinary
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 44
Román García Todo Dorso idea with the faro fan for All Backs Nanomagias 144
Steven Hamilton Don't Look Back The Magic of Steven Hamilton 144
So Sato Another "All Backs" Inspired by
  • "Direct Backs and Faces" (Michael Skinner, video tape)
The Secrets of So Sato 30
So Sato The Tabled All Backs Display The Secrets of So Sato 31
Roberto Giobbi All Backs Get-Ready location effect to set up for Vernon's All BacksInspired by Hidden Agenda (Issue June 3) 158
John Guastaferro Virus all backs, all blanks, normal, with blank card that says "Virus"Inspired by
  • "Troubleshooter" (John Guastaferro, Brainstorm, 2003)
En Route 11
Michael Feldman The Law of Conservation of Bullsh*t Packet mixed face up/down transposes with face down packet repeatedly, then later both packets shown to have all backs, then later returned to normal A New Angle 140
Shannon Clark Back to the Beginning Card chosen and lost, deck becomes all backs, then restore except for selection which is now inside out (Hofzinser card), then it restores Elixir (Vol. 2 No. 1 (Summer #2)) 66
Zhenjie Gao Printer Four Aces become double backed (All Backs), then change back to Aces 一盅两件 11
Harry Riser Everywhere Nowhere All Backs three card transformation sequence, with all-backs phaseAlso published here 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 JokersRelated to Principia 162