243 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Color Changing Deck
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan, William McGrew Speaking of Pink Elephants No. 8, named card changes back color, then the whole deck, card spelled to, card travels from one half to the other, red-blue peek deck cards
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 16
Louis Lam "Coloro" - the Colour Changing Pack of Cards
1935 Would You Believe It? 12
E. L. Whitford Red or Black cards are shown all red or black, or all blue backed, then red backed, also rough smooth, end stripper deck
Related toAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 281
Charles T. Jordan Speaking of Pink Elephants color changing backs, then a card travels from one half to the other, glued pairs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 289
Jean Hugard "And the Spectator Blew"
1938 Greater Magic 293
Unknown The Hindu Color Changing Deck
Variations 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 208
John Scarne Rapid Transit two decks, performer matches selection then both deck change back color
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 541
Tan Hock Chuan, Edward Bagshawe R. & S. Optica Deck deck shown, then it changes back color and all cards are alike, partial rough-smooth
Inspired byRelated to 1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 12
Bert Fenn Jokerneurosis rainbow deck of jokers, four cards transform into aces, then the faces into a normal deck
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 202) 807
Milton Kort Color Change & Follow Up Two red decks, one changes to blue, and then a Chicago Opener style routine is performed (blue card placed in red deck, spectator picks it out from face up spread), red/blue card
Related to 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 288) 1152
Audley Walsh The Perfect Deck Switch pseudo deck switching, presentation
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 294) 1174
"Senator" Clark Crandall A Backward Effect to rainbow deck
1955 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 328) 120
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Colour Changing Pack
Variations 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 25
Harry Lorayne Fantasia Aces are found without looking at faces, then deck changes color
1962 Close-up Card Magic 255
Edward Marlo K. M. Move as a Passer - Second Idea sequence, showing cards to have wrong back color
1962 The K. M. Move 15
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 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 11
Edward Marlo Chameleon Deck Routine all-backs and all-faces routine with color changing back kicker
1964 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 65
Lu Brent A Pack Gone Wild cards change into forcing deck and back into normal
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 395
Harry Lorayne Color Coincidence all cards except two selections change color
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 8
Roy Walton Fellow Travellers with color change kicker
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 198
Theodore Annemann The Color Changing Deck from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)

Dec. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 147
Ian Baxter Favorite Color Changing Pack
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 72
Charlie Miller Color Switch two decks, color of backs change places
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 11
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
1969 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
1969 Roughingly Yours 29
Allan Ackerman Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
1971 The Esoterist 32
Paul Curry, Harry Lorayne The Color-Changing Deck Lorayne's handling for Curry's routine
1971 Reputation-Makers 239
Bruce Cervon All Shook Up color changing Triumph, red-blue double backer, including "Non-Gimmicked Method"
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 3
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
Related toVariations 1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 3
Edward Marlo Prediction Surprise & Clock Combination card chosen with cut & count procedure has odd back, re-counting force, ambiguous color changing deck
Related to 1971 On the Clock Effect 10
Roger Smith Twisting the Red Aces (Blue) color changing back finale, deck changes color as well, red/blue double backer
1971 The K-S Control System 17
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Surprising Jokers four jokers change backs, then deck
Variations 1972 Card Cavalcade 68
Derek Dingle Master Poker Demonstration combination, color changing deck climax, simplified handling
  • Getting Ready
  • Cutting the Aces
  • The Second Deal
  • Dealing from the Bottom
  • Stacking
  • Patter
  • Notes for Card Experts, Historians and Anyone Else Who Might be Interested
Inspired byRelated to 1972 Innovations (Issue 1) 1
Frank Garcia New York Opener
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 13
"Senator" Clark Crandall Crandall's Rainbow rainbow deck
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 139
Karl Fulves Double Chameleon double color changing deck, posed as a problem
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 21
Derek Dingle All Backs aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backers
Related to 1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 179
Karl Fulves Chameleon Deck all backs and color changing deck combo
1973 Notes From Underground 35
John Carney Color Triumphant...Again triumph, then all cards except selection change color of the back
Related to 1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 4
John Carney Chameleon Aces Aces cut to, Aces change back color, then rest of deck
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 6
Edward Marlo A Routine of Surprises with color changing deck
Inspired by 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 45
Michael Boden Marked packed trick with color changing deck
Related to 1974 Card Cavalcade II 5
Mike Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed Smeal
Inspired by 1974 Card Cavalcade II 10
Dr. Richard Cook Color Changing Deck all backs phase, then aces and faces appear, all backs change colors except aces
1974 Card Cavalcade II 48
Karl Fulves Technicolor Cards performer cuts to four Aces, but they have different back color, then he cuts to correct Aces but then deck changes color
  • The Magician Cuts to the Aces
  • The Gambler Cuts to the Aces
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1974 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 1
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #4 backs change from red to blue, cards become blank and back to normal
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
Alex Elmsley Der ehrgeizige Fremde ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
Also published here Jan. 1974 Intermagic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 60
Ken Krenzel, Derek Dingle, Matt Coran Visual Reverse and Color Change tunnel effect, card reverses, back changes color and eventually whole deck changes color, probably Matt Corin
Related toVariations 1975 (ca.) Additional Deceptions 5
Derek Dingle All Backs Routine aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backers
Related to 1975 (ca.) Additional Deceptions 13
Roy Walton, Paul Swinford A/Rainbow small packet then deck change back color
1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 288
Jon Racherbaumer, Stewart James Taking Further Than That Too Far production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Related to 1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 25
Doug Alker The Useless Pack all backs then all faces, then all backs again but with different color
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8) 249
Eric Mason, Frank Everhardt Eca Tuoba Ecaf borrowed deck, transforms into a rainbow deck
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 277
Paul Harris Joker Poker triumph with color changing back kicker, Color Stunner
1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 33
Paul Harris Color Stunner color changing deck triumph, credit to Dingle for plot
VariationsAlso published here 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 41
Paul Harris Tap Dancing Finale color changing back finale of "The Infamous Tap-Dancing Cards"
Inspired by 1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 51
John Carney Chameleon Aces aces cut to, aces change back color, then rest of deck
1976 Enigma 2
Nick Trost Color-Changing Pack
1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 34
Karl Fulves 52-Card Monte gag presentation with two single cards and rest of deck as third card, color changing deck kicker
Inspired by
  • Bob Still's Monte Routine
Also published here
1976 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #5) 927
Edward Marlo Notes on the Color Changing Deck Routine
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 133
Karl Fulves Carte Blanche cards become blank
1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 322
Larry Jennings Transmutation
Related to 1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 42
Edward Marlo Complete Revised Routine effect combo with twisting and back change
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 128
Barry Govan Perplexed
1977 Card Cavalcade Four 84
Doug Alker One In Four
Inspired by 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 390
Jean Faré Triumph Color Change Handling of Color Triumphant by Derek Dingle (uses Marlo's Hung Card gimmick)
Inspired by 1977 Card Tricks, French Style 35
Harry Lorayne The Color-Changing Deck
Variations 1977 The Magic Book 111
Allan Ackerman, Derek Dingle Thinking it Through color chaning deck climax
1978 Here's My Card 37
Ken Krenzel Ken's Kolor Finesse selection changes back color, then whole deck, with some handling finesses
Variations 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 164
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Color Changing Deck Routine
Inspired by 1978 7 Secrets 36
Doug Alker Rainbow Triumph three cards, triumph, rainbow deck as a kicker
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 518
Edward Marlo Swindle Triumph color changing deck, single odd-backed card used
1978 Arch Triumphs 12
Roy Walton Caper starts with gag
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1084
John F. Mendoza Impossible Poker Demonstration aces cut to in named order, shuffled back and cut to again (Estimation Aces), roll-over production with Royal Flushes, ten handed deal first with aces, then two royal flushes (Marlo-Gardner principle), optional color changing deck kicker
Inspired by 1978 The Book of John 7
E. L. Whitford Rot oder Schwarz all cards shown red turn into black cards, end stripper, as Withford
Also published here 1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 123
Jerry K. Hartman Trick Pix Quick 3 Way with color changing deck, extension of Peter Kane's trick
Inspired by 1978 Loose Ends 19
Jerry K. Hartman Read All Over Color Changing deck
1978 Loose Ends 65
Steve Beam Comeback off-beat prediction, same back design
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 22
Steve Beam Borrowed Deck Beauty to switch a borrowed deck in the context of a routine
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 30
Steve Beam Visual Brainwave color changing deck, with signed selection
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 33
Richard Kaufman Number Nine Blue values of three selections add up to previous selection, they transform into mates, then back color of deck changes, colorchanging back addition
Related to 1979 CardMagic 12
Richard Kaufman HaLo Changes Color Again Ace cutting with color changing deck kicker
1979 CardMagic 78
Philip T. Goldstein A Simple Mutation
1979 Goldstein's Gallery 15
Bob Brook R & B selection matches odd-backed prediction, than the back colors change of deck and prediction
Inspired by 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1229
John F. Mendoza Timing of "Color Triumphant" see also p. 69
Related to 1979 Close-up Presentations 14
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Triangle card vanish from queens then apparently deck should vanish, color change of deck
1979 That Certain Something... 21
Karrell Fox Gamblecture ideas for a gambling lecture
  • loaded dice gag (exploding sound)
  • baby shoes gag
  • false cuts with three colored woods
  • pseudo deck switch (nudist)
  • "bottoms" gag, pin-up girls
1979 Another Book 317
Earl Nelson Color Changing Deck featuring a deck switch in the lap at the end of an optional preliminary All Backs routine
1979 Variations 17
Edward Marlo Pseudo Deck Switch apparently deck switch is demonstrated
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 277
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman Where, Oh, Where? (Everywhere and Nowhere No. 2) all blank climax
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 85
Paul Harris Double Decker presentation for color changing deck
Variations 1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book I 1
Rovi Are You Colour Blind? two cards taped together, used like a pocket card
1980 Rovi Reveals 6
Andrew Galloway The Bluff Colour Changing Pack two card selected from red deck, then cards are found and it turns out, that selections are only two red backed cards in blue backed deck
1980 Diverting Card Magic 20
Don England Color Changing Deck Triumph with kicker
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 41
Stephen Tucker Geiger Find selection is found by using other card as Geiger Counter, deck ends up blank and geiger card becomes "52 on 1" card
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6) 107
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
Ben Harris Dimensional Relativity signed cards turns inside-out so that it has blistered rough surfaces on the outside and when peeled apart the signed surfaces show up again, deck also changes color for some reason
VariationsAlso published here 1981 Dimensional Relativity 3
Steve Beam Color Changing Deck 1 more a gag than an effect, case changes color as well, but in the pocket during the rest of the show
Variations 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 2
Steve Beam Color Changing Deck 2
Inspired by 1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 2
Derek Dingle Triple Color-Changing All Backs Aces
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 202
Derek Dingle Master Poker Demonstration combination, color changing deck climax
Variations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 207
Derek Dingle Technicolor All Backs color changing deck climax
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 200
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant II color changing deck climax
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 199
Derek Dingle Deluxe Anytime Color Triumphant color chaning deck kicker
Variations 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
Derek Dingle Double Color-Changing Deck
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 209
William Goldman Joker-Mania three cards are selected, blue backed card changes into selection, all cards change into jokers
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 167
Reinhard Müller FF Color Catchers
Inspired by 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 286
Stephen Tucker Eraser Blazer four kings are produced then deck turns white and kings too, face of selection appears on eraser
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 30
Paul Brignall Cracker color changing deck, Aces turn blank and backs are from a rainbow deck
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 386
Edward Marlo Color Changing Backs first packet, then full deck follows, red-blue double backers
1983 Marlo's Plus Package 24
Richard M. Gamble Kicker Colour Change color changing all backs
Related to 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1106
Michael J. Gerhardt Color Changing Deck four Queens cut to, they catch selection, Queens change back color, rest of deck as well
1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 13
David Britland Unbeatable spectator selects card twice, put between two jokers, then entire deck consists of jokers
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 425
Charles T. Jordan Speaking of Pink Elephants ad from 1916 with color changing deck, glued pairs, later 1919 variation with glued pairs and also normal cards in between like in Menetekel, also with spelling and across phase
1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 15
Edward Bagshawe The Optica Deck pairs held together with cut-outs and raised parts, all backs can be shown either blue or red, and face cards change to all the same
  • The Optica Technique
with reproduction of ad and original instructions, 1928
Variations 1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 35
Frank Simon Odd Color Out transposition of back of two odd-backed duplicates, in the end deck changes color
Inspired by 1983 Versatile Card Magic 98
Michael Powers Color Changing Deck using Power Case
1983 Powerful Magic 83
Derek Dingle The Rainbow Deck
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 36
David Regal Audacity Based deck changes back color and suits are changed to reverse colors printing (spades and clubs red, hearts and diamonds black)
Sep. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 963
Pascal Monmoine Chameleon
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1231
Roy Walton Rainbow Road with three colors and with rainbow deck variation
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1246
Stephen Tucker Empress Blue deck sandwiched between two random cards, the two random cards end up sandwiching selection, rest of deck turns red
1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 45
Paul Harris Blue Tattoo changing back color of deck one by one
Variations 1984 Close-up Seductions 87
Edward Marlo Marlo's Color Changing Deck Routine cards selected and found, then deck changes back color
VariationsAlso published here
  • MUM, Mar. 1976
1984 At The Table 106
Peter Duffie The Short Sharp Shock
1984 Contemporary Card Magic 30
Keith Breen "Wild!" a four-climax double color-changing deck/card routine, deck switch with lapping
Aug. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1103
Gerald Deutsch Colorful Spell card is spelled to, reversed itself, color changing backs kicker
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 110
Unknown Color Changing Pack red-blue double backer, "running-cut optical illusion"
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 22
Richard Bartram, Jr. Color Coordinated Triumph! color changing deck climax
1985 Close-Up of the Damned 32
Ben Harris Instant Ink deck shown blank, blank card progressively transforms into picture card (Apparition), faces appear and backs change color
Related to 1985 Out Of His Mind! 31
Ben Harris The Return of the Alien combo of odd-backed elevator, universal card, three-card vanish, color changing backs
Inspired by 1985 Midnight Special 7
Edward Marlo Color Changing Case and Deck
1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 80
Don England Peek-a-Boo Color Changing Deck visual color change of the back
1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 21
Don England Technicolor Inversion Color Changing Deck Kicker
1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 25
Don England, Richard Kaufman Peek-a-Boo Inversion Color Changing Deck Kicker
1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 26
Ben Harris Super Cruel Triumph Triumph effect with color changing back kicker, half the deck is of different color
1986 Killer Klose-Up 72
Ken Simmons Triumphing for a Change color changing deck kicker
1986 Riffling the Pasteboards 33
Peter Duffie Valediction Xs appear on the back of whole deck
1987 Inspirations 101
Karl Fulves Visible Spread Color Change deck spread face-down on table, card waved over spread and spread visibly changes back color, or single card turns over or changes in middle of spread, posed as a problem
1987 Secret Session — Part Three 80
Darwin Ortiz Greek Poker poker stacking triumph, color changing deck kicker
Variations 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 66
Bruce Cervon All Shook Up Color Changing Triumph
1988 The Cervon File 242
Bruce Cervon All Shook Up - ungaffed Color Changing Triumph
1988 The Cervon File 247
Bruce Cervon Three Way Color Changing Deck prelude effect for CC Deck Routine
1988 The Cervon File 208
Nate Leipzig Two-Deck Transposition
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 221
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here 1988 Seminarheft 14
Shigeo Takagi Reddish-Blue Triumph Color Changing Deck Kicker
Mar. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 3) 1618
David Williamson The Hypnotist red hot mama / chicago opener with full deck color change climax
1989 Williamson's Wonders 69
Christoph Borer Eine Halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here 1989 Seminarheft 28
Randy Wakeman Did You Get The Odd One? ten cards removed from blue-backed deck, one red-backed card placed among them, spectator choses blue-backed one from face, all others change to red-backed
Inspired by 1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 8
Juan Tamariz, Luis Garcia, Gabriel Moreno Half-Escorial half the cards dealt face up, half face down, face up cards change back color
Related to 1989/91 Sonata 180
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
1990 Secret Weapons 3
Ben Harris Through the Universe - Backwards odd-backed prediction card changes (turns out to be) selection, then transposes with it, then deck changes back color, "Structually, the effect is subtle, yet at the same time fully cocked."
1990 Mad Fax and other Mysteries 17
Ben Harris Dimensional Relativity reprint of effect, card reversed on both sides is placed reversed in deck, rest of deck changes back color, then selection turns "inside out" and becomes kind of a double blank card with both signed sides inside
Also published here 1990 Mad Fax and other Mysteries 76
Alex Elmsley Ambitious Stranger ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
VariationsAlso published here 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 299
Alex Elmsley A Strange Story great presentation about a poker game
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 401
John Carney Slow Fade to Red first cards in a small packet, then full deck change color
1991 Carneycopia 215
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
Related toVariations 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 68
Christoph Borer Eine Halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here 1991 Magie 20
Jack Carpenter West Coast Cooler deck switch as skill demonstration, secret switch possible in course of routine
1992 Modus Operandi 123
Arturo de Ascanio Azul, Rojo, Blanco (Análisis de una Construcción) all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climax
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 125
Ken Simmons Triumphing for a Change color changing deck kicker
Related to 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 24
Jerry Mentzer Color Change Deck Routine Triumph with four Aces, deck changes back color
1993 Card File 197
Alex Elmsley The Red and the Blue two decks change place except for two selections in them
VariationsAlso published here 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 131
Alex Elmsley The Shy Chameleon triumph routine in which backs are not seen to delay color changing deck effect
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 136
Gene Maze MindBreaker spectator choses card in blue-backed deck, rest changes to red cards, inverted Brainwave
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 76
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
Doug Conn Chameleon Sandwich sandwich effect followed by color changing deck surprise
Also published here 1994 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 4) 4
Peter Duffie A Hint of a Tint Universal Card with color changing deck kicker
Inspired by 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 97
Karl Fulves The Color-Changing Deck chapter intro
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 102
Bob Lotz Reverse Colors No. 51
Related to
  • Rufus Steele's The Last Word on Cards
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 102
Alex Elmsley The Red and the Blue No. 53, two decks change place except for two selections in them
Also published here 1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 106
Bill Simon, William P. Miesel, Karl Fulves The Forgetful Gambler No. 54, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, they right themselves except for Royal Flush, rest of deck changes back color
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 107
Karl Fulves 52-Card Monte No. 55, gag presentation with two single cards and rest of deck as third card, color changing deck kicker
Also published here 1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 111
Wayne Kyzer Memorable Magic one red/blue double backer and blank card
Inspired by 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 57
David Acer Flying Colors deck changes color except selection, another selection signed, it changes back color
1995 Natural Selections 95
Bob King Radeckal Change selection changes back color, then whole deck
Inspired by 1995 Opening Night Magic 10
Gary Plants "Killer" Poker-Deal Demo color changing deck climax
June 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2662
Paul Harris Color Stunner color changing deck triumph
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 55
Paul Harris Double Decker presentation for color changing deck
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 211
Paul Harris Blue Tattoo (revised) changing back color of deck one by one
Inspired by 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Seductions) 173
Karl Fulves Department of Corrections red-backed card in blue-backed deck, spectator deals face-up and turns one card face-dwon, it's blue, rest changes to red
Inspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Annemann)
1996 13 Prophets 42
Michael Kaminskas Rainbow Connection rainbow deck climax
Inspired by 1996 Miracle Material 24
Bob King Color-Changing Deck optional with "Color-Changing Acro Card" (Bob King)
1996 Five-Star Magic 16
Larry Jennings The Transmutated Deck
Related to 1997 Jennings '67 119
Nick Trost The Observation Test
Related to
  • "Red and Blue (Improved)" (Bob Lotz, in Rufus Steele's The Last Word on Cards, 1952)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 17
Nick Trost, Earle Oakes Technicolor Change First appeared in Precursor X by Bill Miesel, 1986.
Inspired by
  • trick performed by Father Paul Zipfel for 1966 IBM Convention Close Up Competition in Indianapolis
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 187
Pete Ottaviano Back to the West four Three of Diamonds are cut to in a deck, then their backs change color as well as the backs of the rest of the deck
Inspired by
  • Larry West's "Backgambit" in "Lecture 2"
Related to
1997 Trephine 25
Dave Robertson Totally Gone two cards signed and lost, one travels to wallet, second does not but is the only card without "GONE" written on its back
Inspired byVariations 1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 83
Milton Kort Kort's Color-changing Deck Two red decks, one changes to blue, and then a Chicago Opener style routine is performed (blue card placed in red deck, spectator picks it out from face up spread)
Related to 1999 Kort 65
David Regal The Wrong Ones Produce four Aces, then deck changes color (includes variation where deck goes back to new deck order as well)
  • Routine One
  • Routine Two
1999 Close-Up & Personal 37
Doug Conn Chameleon Sandwich sandwich effect followed by color changing deck surprise
Also published here 1999 Tricks of my Trade 1
Justin Higham Corrected Prediction card peeked at, it matches a prediction in wallet
  • Method One (prediction same color)
  • Method Two (prediction odd-backed)
  • Method Three (deck changes back color as climax)
Inspired by
  • "One Deck Perfect Prediction" (Justin Higham, Technomagic No. 2, Aug. 1990)
  • Domination of Thought (Hofzinser)
Related to
  • Tech-Notes No. 1 (March 1992), incorrect description
1999 Arcardia 87
David Stone The Red Sail cards with question marks on the back, color changing deck meets Red Hot Mama
Inspired by 1999 Mietek — Lecture Notes 9
Oliver Erens Chicago - and Beyond chicago opener, deck changes color and then back to original color as climax
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 29
Don England Phase 51 - Revisited and in Color card to pocket with 51 to pocket climax and C.C.
Inspired by 2001 Don England's Paradox 26
Paul Curry The Color-Changing Deck one red/blue double backer
Variations 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 71
Bob Kohler $100 Challenge Color Changing Deck bet theme in which spectator has to find the odd-backed card, magnet in wallet
2001 Kardz 4
Karl Fulves One Second Flat No. 46, gag sequence in which apparently gambling secrets are exposed, finishes with color changing backs and a Royal Flush deal
Related to 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 105
Karl Fulves A Volatile Card No. 48, odd-backed prediction in pocket matches selection, prediction accidentally cut into deck and back of deck changes to match
2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 111
Harry Lorayne Color (Not So) Quickie
Inspired byAlso published here 2001 Personal Collection 71
John Cornelius The F.I.S.M. Act or Every Card Trick in the World in Ten Minutes among other things: shrinking card case, multiple selection, four-of-a-kind production, shrinking deck, card to credit card, jumbo card in wallet as prediction for named card after some byplay
2001 The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 157
Aaron Fisher Helter Skelter card and deck change color
2002 The Paper Engine 101
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Invasion of the body snatchers sandwich finds selection, deck changes back color except selection, in another deck only the selection has an odd back as well, story presentation
2002 Ahead of the Pack 187
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Color-Changing Deck red/blue double backer
Inspired by 2003 Card College — Volume 5 1333
Karl Fulves Transformism two cards chosen from red-backed deck, blue-backed deck in pocket, duplicates removed by touch, then decks transpose
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 32
David Williamson Color Stunner Revisited
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 2003 MagiFest ManiFest 23
Luis H. Trueba El Cartero Siempre Llama Dos Veces cards are put in card case, all cards turn face up but selection in the center of the deck, when repeated with second selection cards change colors
Inspired by
  • Dan Harlan's "A Case of Color Blindness"
2003 Magia y Dramagia 92
David Acer Colour Inversion Inversion plot with color changing deck
2004 Random Acts of Magic 41
Joshua Jay Over Easy Scrambled Small packet Triumph, selection is odd-backed, then deck changes color
Inspired by 2004 Random Acts of Magic 82
David Acer Switchback Two decks, card selected in red deck transposes with blue card in blue deck. Then, both decks transpose.
2004 Random Acts of Magic 156
Simon Lovell, David Acer The Painted Deck Using a card fan, face card is changed twice, then backs of the deck changes to blue from red
2004 Random Acts of Magic 184
Wesley James Color Triumphant
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 309
Jay Sankey The Blues red-backed deck changes into blue with help of a blue stone, red/blue double backer
2004 Sankey Unleashed 160
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here 2006 Compilation 58
Steve Beam Leslie's Gift cards with other cards written on their backs, face-up prediction removed, card selected with face-up counting procedure, the marks on the back of prediction matches face of selection and vice versa, marks vanish on rest of deck as climax
Inspired byVariations 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 24
Michael Powers Red Shift four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then whole deck is red-backed, red/blue double backer
Inspired by 2006 Power Plays 152
Jack Parker The Bled and the Rue Selection from red deck appears in blue deck after a weird transposition
Inspired by 2007 52 Memories 68
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here 2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 31
Arturo de Ascanio Stranger Ambitious Card ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
Inspired by 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 212
Arturo de Ascanio Blue, Red, White: A Constructional Study all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climax
Also published here 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 251
Steve Reynolds A Spin on the Color-Changing Deck find four Aces from the deck, rest of deck changes color
Inspired byVariations 2009 Route 52 60
Daniel Garcia Nacho Mama's Triumph Color changing deck Triumph
Inspired by 2009 Limited 14
Steve Beam The Gift cards with other cards written on their backs, face-up prediction removed, card selected with face-up counting procedure, the marks on the back of prediction matches face of selection and vice versa, marks vanish on rest of deck as climax
Inspired by 2009 The Gift 2
Joshua Jay Technicolor Intro-verted "Featuring a color-changing deck kicker"
Inspired by 2010 One Degree 23
John Guastaferro Ballet Stunner color changing back kicker
2010 One Degree 101
John Guastaferro More on the Ballet Cut - 7. Color Clash
2010 One Degree 108
Karl Fulves Chicago Control - Wrong Ace red-backed card placed in blue deck, card chosen from face, it is the red-backed one, deck changes color in second phase
Inspired byRelated to 2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 516
Troy Hooser X-Change Blue deck taken from red case - red case changes to blue. Sharpie cross appears on the back of selection and then the whole deck.
2010 Moments 30
David Williamson The Funner Color Stunner
Also published here 2010 El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 12) 336
Jesús Duque Localización Color-Flash color changing deck routine
2010 El Manuscrito (Vol. 3 No. 14) 416
Antonio Zuccaro (Pseudo) Marked Deck Routine Performer demonstrates how marked decks can be used in a game (deck is turned face up) - cuts to four Aces, center deals four Aces, before color changing deck ending as a kicker
Inspired by 2011 Finding The Center 59
Harry Lorayne Two-Color Memory Test
2011 Special Effects 70
Tom Gagnon Color Scheme deck spread face-down on table, when spread again the back color has changed
2011 Avant-Cards 20
Patrick Lehnen Blue Hot Mama hole deck changes as a climax, blue-red double backer, see also Luke Dancy “Chicago Closer“
2013 Lecture Notes 17
Chris Westfall Cheeky Triumph Color changing deck + Triumph, uses variant of Cheek-to-Cheek deck
2013 Calculated Chaos 9
Chris Westfall Fifty-Two Backs Twisting the Aces + color changing deck into rainbow deck
2013 Calculated Chaos 46
Steven Hamilton Stressed-out Card in-the hands, deck changes into rainbow deck, red/blue double backer
Inspired by 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 70
Edward Boswell Color Shift Deck changes color from blue to red, except selection which remains blue
2017 A New Angle 87
张国洲 Jojo Color Change Deck Blue deck changes to red step by step, first a few cards, then with slow motion change, then whole deck changes, gimmicked
2017 The Truth 真相 11
Harry Lorayne Color (Not So) Quickie
Inspired byAlso published here 2018 And Finally! 30
Tom Gagnon Vernon-Gagnon Poker Demonstration adding a color-changing deck phase during ribbon-spreading the deck face-down as fake cooler deck switch
Inspired byRelated to 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 4
Tom Gagnon Gambler's Delight Aces lost and found, then deck changes back color
Inspired by 2019 Gagnon Unfiltered 390
Steve Reynolds No Spin Color Changing Deck Ace production followed by color changing deck
Inspired by 2019 Output (Issue 1) 1